Pelosi keeps up pressure over Capitol riot with 9/11-style panel

World / Politics Feb 16, 2021

Pelosi keeps up pressure over Capitol riot with 9/11-style panel

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress must create an independent Sept. 11-type commission to investigate the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol now that former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial has ended. In a letter Monday to fellow House Democrats, Pelosi said retired Army Lt. ...

Controversial social network Parler announces relaunch

Business / Tech Feb 16, 2021

Controversial social network Parler announces relaunch

Social network Parler, which is popular with supporters of former U.S. President Donald Trump, announced Monday it had relaunched after being forced offline over incitements to violence on the platform. Parler, which calls itself "the free speech social network," came under scrutiny following the Jan. ...