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Bannon found guilty of contempt of Congress, faces potential prison time

July 22, 2022, 6:50 PM UTC / Updated July 22, 2022, 6:54 PM UTCBy Ja'han JonesAfter roughly three hours of deliberations, a jury on Friday found former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon guilty on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a House Jan. 6 committee subpoena. Bannon faces up to a

Dwight Yorke’s brother found dead at Canaan home

News Corey Connelly Yesterday File photo GARTH Yorke, the brother of retired professional football star and international football coach Dwight Yorke, was found dead at his home in Roberts Street, Canaan, Tobago, early on Tuesday. No cause of death has been given and police are investigating.

Biden’s disinformation board killed by GOP-backed disinfo

In a turn of events equally tragic and ironic, the Biden administration officially scrapped its plans for a council on disinformation amid baseless allegations of political targeting.The fact Republicans were so successful in using disinformation to quash the Disinformation Governance Board is itself an argument for its necessity. But a Department of Homeland Security advisory

Dwight Yorke’s brother found dead at Canaan home

News Corey Connelly 2 Hrs Ago File photo GARTH Yorke, the brother of retired professional football star and international football coach Dwight Yorke, was found dead at his home in Roberts Street, Canaan, Tobago, early on Tuesday. No cause of death has been given and police are investigating.

Man dies days after being stabbed in Manzanilla

News Ken Chee Hing Yesterday File photo A 44-YEAR-OLD Cunaripo man died on Wednesday in hospital four days after being stabbed during a fight in a Manzanilla bar. Police said Rishi Masty was at the Junction Bar at the corner of the Eastern Main Road and Plum Road, at around 9.50 pm on Saturday when

Man dies days after being stabbed in Manzanilla

News Ken Chee Hing 4 Hrs Ago File photo A 44-YEAR-OLD Cunaripo man died on Wednesday in hospital four days after being stabbed during a fight in a Manzanilla bar. Police said Rishi Masty was at the Junction Bar at the corner of the Eastern Main Road and Plum Road, at around 9.50 pm on

Teen shot in fatal police shooting discharged from hospital.

News Jensen La Vende 22 Hrs Ago Port of Spain General hospital The 16-year-old boy who was hospitalised after being shot by police last Saturday was discharged from hospital on Tuesday. Police said the teen was shot in the hand and grazed on the chest when officers of the Guard and Emergency Branch (GEB) shot

As Biden shrinks Guantanamo’s population, GOP balks at closure

The news didn’t generate a lot of headlines, but the Biden administration announced two weeks ago that it had transferred another prisoner from the Guantanamo Bay prison, shrinking the total number of detainees at the facility to 36.It was against this backdrop that The Hill reported on renewed Democratic efforts to shutter the prison, which

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Why Florida’s plan to recruit veterans as teachers is troubling

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