• All the businesses cutting ties with the Trump Organization

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement In the wake of last week's violent insurrection on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, some businesses are cutting ties with the Trump Organization.
    On January 6, the Capitol went into lockdown as thousands of Trump supporters descended upon the building, resulting in chaos, damage, and violence. At least five people have died .
    In the wake of the riot, politicians - including the Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy - have spoken out about the responsibility that the president bears for inciting violence. Prominent business leaders, including Apple CEO Tim...
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  • Man Waving Confederate Flag During U.S. Capitol Riot Arrested

    Man Waving Confederate Flag During U.S. Capitol Riot Arrested

    3 days ago - By Forbes

    The man, whom federal authorities identified as Kevin Seefried, was arrested in Delaware Thursday morning.
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  • It's time to raise the cost of spreading conspiracy theories

    3 days ago - By Fortune

    Conspiracy theories were a major driver behind the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building. They have also been a growing part of the political right's internal struggles since at least 2008. But why do people believe in crackpot conspiracy theories like QAnon, Pizzagate , or the narrative that the 2020 election was stolen? Why do they act on them, sometimes violently?
    If you think of irrationality as a consumer good, much like a car or a television, you can better understand why people sometimes say and do crazy things. Think of it like this: People buy more cars and televisions...
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  • From cutting all ties with Trump to pulling political donations, here's how corporate America has responded to the Capitol insurrection

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    The US Capitol during riots on January 6.
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    During the US Capitol insurrection, businesses condemned the rioters. In the days after, they swapped words for concrete action.
    Some have cut off all political funding, others have severed ties with President Donald Trump.
    Here's how social-media giants, banks, retailers, and other firms have reacted.
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    Since rioters stormed the US Capitol on January 6 in a desperate bid to overturn the presidential election result, top US firms have been scrambling to distance themselves from...
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  • Traveling to the U.S.? Prepare to Take a Coronavirus Test

    3 days ago - By NY Times

    Beginning Jan. 26, international travelers bound for the United States must show negative coronavirus test results before boarding their flights. Here's what you need to know.
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  • Lawmakers seek top award for hero police officer and Army veteran Eugene Goodman who defended the Senate during pro-Trump riots

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Police officers salute during the procession for U.S. Capitol police officer, Brian D. Sicknick, who died from injuries sustained in the Jan. 6 Capitol rampage. Another Capitol police officer is being nominated for a top award for courageously blocking the pro-Trump mob.
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    Lawmakers in the House of Representatives have put forward a bipartisan bill to award Capitol Police officer and Army veteran Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal.
    The Black officer is credited with singlehandedly defending the Senate from a mob of predominately white Trump supporters...
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  • After Jan. 6 Mob Attack At U.S. Capitol, MLB Suspends Political Contributions Through PAC

    3 days ago - By Forbes

    In the wake of the Jan 6 mob attack on the U.S. Capitol, Major League Baseball is suspending political contributions through its PAC.
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