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US Capitol riot panel promises new evidence at surprise hearing on Tuesday

By Richard Cowan and Moira Warburton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A US congressional committee plans to unveil new evidence about the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump during a public hearing on Tuesday that hastily announced it just 24 hours earlier. The House Committee, which was investigating the first …

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Trump’s False Election Claims Shade Over Illinois, Colorado Games

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican voters in Colorado and Illinois on Tuesday will weigh former President Donald Trump’s false claims of a stolen presidency as they select candidates for the November election that will determine control of Congress and many state governments. Republican candidates who support Trump’s denial of his election loss in …

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Google’s powerful AI spotlights a human cognitive glitch

Getty Images When you read a sentence like this, your past experience tells you that it was written by a thinking, feeling human being. And in this case there is indeed a human who types these words: [Hi, there!] But today, some sentences that appear remarkably human are actually generated by artificial intelligence systems trained …

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Boebert primary, discharge, seated vs. seated

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Colorado, Republican Rep. Lauren Boebertone of the most polarizing members of Congress, tries to defeat a challenge from a more regular Republican in her primary Tuesday. Two incumbent Mississippi Republicans face primary drains to retain their seats, including one who voted in favor of a committee to investigate the January 6 …

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Apple is gearing up to launch nearly two dozen new products this fall

If you thought WWDC was full of new products, you haven’t seen anything yet. While Apple normally fills the fall and winter months with new products, this year could see as many as 20 new devices, from four new iPhone 14 models to new Macs, iPads and possibly even a new HomePod. According to Bloomberg’s …

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Nominated more than a year ago, Texas sheriff withdraws as ICE director candidate

Harris County, Texas, sheriff’s Ed Gonzalez has stepped down as director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle) More than a year after President Biden nominated him, a Houston area sheriff has pulled out of consideration for becoming director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. Biden tapped Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez for …

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AOC called for abortion clinics on federal territory. But there are two major problems.

Photo illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty In the wake of the overthrow of the Supreme Court Roe v. WadeRepresentative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has put forward ideas about how President Joe Biden might protect access to abortion, including opening abortion clinics on federal soil. But that wouldn’t be an easy fix, explains Leah Litman, an …

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