Letters: Complaints on driving
This morning when my wife and I left to do some errands, it felt like I was driving in Houston. We now know that none of these Russian collusion events ever happened and the claims against former President Trump were false. Now we are discovering that the COVID virus probably did originate in a Wuhan China lab, a claim that got President Trump cancelled from Twitter. And remember the drug hydroxychloroquine? LETTERS — Limit letters to 300 words; all letters are subject to editing.myrgv.com
Princeton student charged with joining rioters in pushing against officers in Capitol attack, allegedly chanted "Drag them out!"
Larry Giberson was at the front line of the mob's fight against police in a tunnel when one of the officers was briefly crushed between rioters and tunnel doors, according to an affidavit.cbsnews.com
‘Hoax threats,’ ‘swattings’ continue to rise, joining real threats as disturbing trend for Chicago-area students
Between January 2023 and March 3, the FBI has received approximately 10 incident reports per month for school-centric threat, whether founded or unfounded. Swatting threats — so-named from the massive police and sometimes SWAT response they raise — ends up to be very costly, upwards in the six figures, experts say.chicagotribune.com
Pace of investigation into missing Peñitas women in Mexico frustrates, concerns family
Maria Guadalupe Ramirez, 27, is waiting to hear news of her mother, Marina Perez Rios, 48. Ramirez’s mother, Marina, was a home healthcare provider who was on medical leave while she recovered from a surgery in September that removed a grapefruit-sized tumor from her uterus. While she healed, Marina started going to Mexico almost every weekend, her daughter said, to sell used clothing. Like many who let their guards down believing their innocence protects them, Marina started going to Mexico often. Ramirez wonders why the women, all native Nuevo Leon residents, would have taken a wrong turn.myrgv.com
Attorneys for family of Shanquella Robinson accuse FBI of 'not doing all that they could do' in death case
More than four months after the death of Shanquella Robinson, a 25-year-old Charlotte, N.C., woman who died under mysterious circumstances while on a trip to Mexico, lawyers for the family have accused the FBI of not doing enough to arrest a suspect, despite mounting evidence.news.yahoo.com
Lawmaker says FBI wrongly sought surveillance info about him
A Republican lawmaker has accused the FBI of wrongly searching for his name in foreign surveillance data, underscoring the challenges ahead for U.S. officials trying to persuade Congress to renew their authorities to collect huge swaths of communications.
Albanian leader denies corruption over indicted FBI agent
Albania’s prime minister has denied that he bribed or gave preferential treatment to a former high-ranking FBI counterintelligence official who has been indicted in the U.S. Edi Rama told Parliament Thursday that the opposition wanted “to politically exploit a legal process in the USA that has no links at all to Albania, the government or me personally.
GOP subpoenas tech CEOs as part of probe into censorship
Subpoenas have been sent to the chief executives of the five largest tech companies as congressional Republicans moved to investigate what they assert is widespread corporate censorship of conservative voices House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan issued the subpoenas Wednesday as the latest in a series of escalations by a party that has long promised to investigate Big Tech’s content moderation.
Microsoft: Iran unit behind Charlie Hebdo hack-and-leak op
After the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s launched a cartoon contest to mock Iran’s ruling cleric, a state-backed Iranian cyber unit struck back in early January with a hack-and-leak campaign intent on striking fear with the claimed pilfering of a big subscriber database.
FBI searches President Biden’s Delaware home as part of investigation into the potential mishandling of classified documents, lawyer says
The FBI has searched President Joe Biden’s Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, home as part of its investigation into potential high-level mishandling of classified records.