Capitol Police intelligence report warned three days before attack that ‘Congress itself’ could be targeted

Capitol Police intelligence report warned three days before attack that ‘Congress itself’ could be targeted

Three days before thousands of rioters converged on the U.S. Capitol, an internal Capitol Police intelligence report warned of a violent scenario in which “Congress itself” could be the target of angry supporters of President Trump on Jan.

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Telegram says it ‘shut down hundreds of public calls for violence’ in US last week

Telegram says it ‘shut down hundreds of public calls for violence’ in US last week

Amid rising political tensions in the United States, Telegram founder Pavel Durov says his chat service has taken down hundreds of public calls for violence, in accordance with the platform’s terms of service.

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Capitol rioter planned to sell Nancy Pelosi’s laptop to Russian spies, witness told FBI

Capitol rioter planned to sell Nancy Pelosi’s laptop to Russian spies, witness told FBI

A capitol rioter may have stolen Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop with plans to sell it to the Russian government, according to an FBI affidavit filed on Sunday.

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Virgin Orbit carries satellites to space for the first time

Virgin Orbit carries satellites to space for the first time

Virgin Orbit’s second launch demonstration flight has been smoother than its first. The company has carried customer satellites into space for the first time after the Cosmic Girl host aircraft successfully deployed the LauncherOne rocket over the Pacific Ocean for its latest test.

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Asics used EEGs to prove that, yes, running makes you happier

Asics used EEGs to prove that, yes, running makes you happier

It’s taken as read that exercise can make you happier, healthier and more resilient, at least if you actually enjoy running. Asics, with an eye on selling you a new pair of sneakers, recruited a researcher from Kings College London to put some numbers on those claims. Dr.

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