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Officer Killed During U.S. Capitol Attack

UNITED STATES—On Friday, April 2, at 1:02 p.m., an assailant drove and struck two United States Capitol Police officers (USCP) and proceeded through the north barricade at the U.S. Capitol injuring one officer and killing another. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dljhKvJ7RYM The suspect drove through the barricade exiting his vehicle approaching and lunging toward U.S. Capitol Police with a knife in hand. The suspect was...

Biden Holds First Press Briefing As President

UNITED STATES—President Joe Biden held his first press briefing on Thursday, March 25, in the East Room at The White House. He had notes in hand and discussed a variety of topics before fielding questions from the press. During the 1 hour and 2 minute briefing, President Biden named Vice President Kamala Harris to take a leading role in the...

Supreme Court Will Review Boston Marathon Bomber’s Case

UNITED STATES — On Monday, March 22, the United States Supreme Court announced that it will review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that overturned the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in July 2020. Judge O. Rogeriee Thompson wrote in a 224-page opinion on July 31, 2020 that "Dzhokhar will remain...

Malik Halfacre Arrested For Quadruple Murder

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, March 18, Malik Halfacre, the suspect in the quadruple homicide case over stimulus money was charged with four counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, and one count of armed robbery. He was also charged with one count of auto theft and one count of carrying a handgun without a license. Ryan Mears, Marion County prosecutor...

Immigrant Children Housed At Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

UNITED STATES—In a March 15 email obtained by the Associated Press, government officials announced they would be housing up to 3,000 boys between the ages of 15-17 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, starting Wednesday, March 17. According to the memo, authorities plan to use the facility for 90 days as a decompression center due to...

Jackpot Winners Make History In Michigan

MICHIGAN—On Friday, March 12, four people in the state of Michigan split the third-largest lottery prize in US history and the largest  in the state at $1.5 billion. The names have not been released from the Powerball drawing on January 22. Officials stated that the individuals are members of an Oakland County lottery club called The Wolverine FLL Club....

Congress Approves New Stimulus Bill

UNITED STATES—On Wednesday, March 10, members of Congress voted and approved the final details of the $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The relief package will provide a $1,400 check for individuals earning $75,000 or less, or couples earning no more than $150,000 with an adjusted gross income. A child tax credit is also included with an...

White House Closed As Result Of Threats Of Violence

UNITED STATES—The White House and the U.S. Capitol were closed Thursday, March 4, due to reported threats of violence from a March 4 press release that noted U.S. Capitol Police were alerted of threats to members of Congress via an identified militia group. House Majority Leader, Steny Hoyer of Maryland warned fellow lawmakers on March 3 of the possibility of...

Biden And President Lopez Obrador Make Immigration Plans

UNITED STATES—During a virtual meeting on Monday, March 1, President Joe Biden met with the President Andrés Manuel Lόpez Obrador of Mexico to come to an agreement on a new immigrant labor policy that would bring immigrants from Mexico and Central America legally to work in the U.S. Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveal that U.S., unemployment...

CPAC 2021 Held In Orlando, Florida

UNITED STATES—The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida from Thursday, February 25 thru Sunday, February 28. The theme of the event was “America Uncanceled.” Over a dozen 2024 Presidential hopefuls and participants spoke at the conference. Texas Senator Ted Cruz said, “Let me tell you this right now, Donald J. Trump ain’t going...
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