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US sanctions two Houthi leaders for attacking Saudi Arabia – (Al Jazeera English)
Sanctions on top Houthi military leaders come shortly after the US removed rebel movement from ‘terror’ list.

Proud Boys leader: I'll celebrate the moment government fears the people - CNN Video – (CNN)
CNN's Sara Sidner talks to Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio about the group's actions at the Capitol on January 6th and his ties to Trump ally Roger Stone and the FBI.

Bosnia receives jabs from Serbia amid COVAX dispute – (Al Jazeera English)
Serbia’s president flies to Sarajevo to deliver AstraZeneca vaccines amid a delay in planned shipments from COVAX.

Cboe seeks green light for first US Bitcoin ETF – (Al Jazeera English)
In an SEC filing, Cboe sought approval for the VanEck Bitcoin Trust.

‘Fantastic step forward’: First COVAX vaccines arrive in Nigeria – (Al Jazeera English)
Nigeria receives nearly four million Oxford/AstraZeneca doses, with healthcare and front-line workers first inoculated.

Wray says FBI not systematically racist | TheHill – (The Hill)
FBI Director Christopher Wray told Congress on Tuesday that he doesn't believe the bureau is syst...

Florida's DeSantis faces criticism over Covid-19 vaccination clinics in upscale communities – (CNN)
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is facing bipartisan criticism and a call for a federal investigation after the state set up invitation-only Covid-19 vaccination clinics in at least two upscale communities.

A year in, coronavirus rages in vaccine-needy West Bank – (Associated Press)
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians' winter of despair.More than half of Israel's population of 9.3 million have been vaccinated and...

Dr Seuss: Six books withdrawn over 'hurtful and wrong' imagery – (BBC News)
The books contained racially insensitive imagery, says the body that preserves the author's legacy.

Hospital: SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck, killing 15 – (Associated Press)
El CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — An SUV believed to be carrying 27 people crashed into a semitruck Tuesday on a Southern California highway, killing 15 people and leaving others injured, hospital...

Former QAnon follower: This is what people need to understand ... - CNN Video – (CNN)
CNN's Alisyn Camerota is joined by 6 people who were former QAnon followers, or have loved ones who still follow the conspiracy theories, about how they became indoctrinated into the world of conspiracies.

Domestic terror probes up over 40% since 2020 says FBI – (BBC News)
The 6 January siege on Capitol Hill was "domestic terrorism", FBI director Christopher Wray says.

GOP lawyer tells Supreme Court curtailing Sunday voting lawful | TheHill – (The Hill)
A Republican lawyer suggested to Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan on Tuesday that a Georgia stat...

15 killed in major vehicle crash in Imperial County, California – (CNN)
An SUV packed with people crashed into a semi-truck in Imperial County, California, on Tuesday morning, leaving 15 dead, hospital officials said.

Children seized. Towns attacked. Can Nigeria fix security crises? – (Al Jazeera English)
From gangs abducting for ransom to fighters attacking towns, the gov’t faces series of security challenges in the north.

FBI Director Wray knocks down conspiracy theory that January 6 rioters were 'fake Trump protesters' – (CNN)
FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Tuesday that the FBI has not seen any evidence indicating that the rioters who took part in the January 6 US Capitol attack were "fake Trump protesters," knocking down a baseless claim that has been pushed by Republican …

‘Constant fear’: Iraq and Syria face ISIL resurgence – (Al Jazeera English)
ISIL’s ‘caliphate’ was destroyed in March 2019 but its ideology is still intact in the region and many fighters present.

Wray says no evidence of antifa involvement on Jan. 6 attack | TheHill – (The Hill)
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that the bureau has no evidence that left-l...

Nike exec quits after son's trainer resale firm revealed – (BBC News)
He reportedly used a credit card in her name to buy $132,000 worth of shoes.

Wray: FBI deemed Jan 6 attack domestic terrorism | TheHill – (The Hill)
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that officials have classified the deadly Jan. 6 attac...


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