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US President Donald Trump finally called the supporters who stormed the building a “mob”, in his first live speech since inciting a mob that overran the Capitol last week resulting in the deaths of five people.He also warned Democrats not to remove him from office in his final days.President Trump was vehement that House Democrats’ plan to have him removed and replaced by Vice President Mike Pence either through the 25th Amendment or impeachment would only further inflame tensions.He delivered his words on Tuesday at a segment of the US-Mexico border wall in Alamo, Texas.Trump said, “It’s causing tremendous anger and division and pain far greater than most people will ever understand, which is very dangerous for the USA, especially at this very tender time”.http://www.coolrocketry.com/president-trump-called-capitol-rioters-a-mob-in-his-first-live-speech/ 
US President Donald Trump has claimed that his social media ban was a catastrophic mistake.He also described big tech as ‘Horrible’, following his permanent suspension from various Internet platforms in the wake of the Capitol riots.On Tuesday, back to the White House, President Trump spoke to reporters before he boarded a helicopter to travel from Alamo, Texas.He made comments about his ban on several social media sites, including Twitter and Facebook.President Trump said, “I think that big tech is doing a horrible thing for our country and to our country and I believe it is going to be a catastrophic mistake for them.They’re dividing and divisive and they’re showing something that I’ve been predicting for a long time”.http://www.auroracup.com/president-trump-claimed-his-social-media-ban-was-catastrophic-mistake/
Most people believe the Internet isn’t a private place because your information is being sold to the highest bidder.Some of the biggest internet snoops follow you from site to site during browsing the Internet.There are various browser extensions but we have found some of the best extensions, which could immediately enhance your online privacy after blocking most of the invisible ads and trackers.Point to be noted that these extensions won’t block every kind of snooping, but they will vastly decrease your exposure to most of the efforts to track your internet activity.Websites can’t collect as much information about you by blocking these hidden trackers from loading.You can toggle the extensions ON and OFF as needed.
The US Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf has resigned.He has become the 3rd cabinet member to leave the Trump administration since the attack on the Capitol.The move supposedly came amid widespread concerns for security across the country following the attack, especially regarding the inauguration on 20th January 2021.The US Department of Homeland Security plays a major role in protecting the event from threats.Wolf forwarded a letter to the department and wrote that he is resigning due to the ongoing and meritless court rulings about the validity of his authority as Acting Secretary.He said it was diverting attention and resources away from the department during the critical time of a transition of power.http://www.vindulacms.com/acting-secretary-of-dhs-chad-wolf-has-resigned/
A new analysis released by the US Chamber of Commerce, on Monday.It shows the economic recovery of the United States from the coronavirus pandemic.The survey includes responses from 36 business leaders across a wide range of industries, from healthcare to finance and energy to entertainment.19 business leaders or 53%, out of the 36 responses said they are doing slightly or much worse than pre-pandemic compared to 15 business leaders or 42%.Those 15 leaders said they are doing slightly or much better and two or 5% said they are doing the same.Point to be noted that small businesses reported a similar split and K-shaped recovery.
President-elect Joe Biden has nominated a career diplomat, Ambassador William Burns, as the Director of CIA.The transition team of Biden announced the nomination on Monday.
The US security officials have warned of expected continued demonstration plans after the deadly pro-Trump mob attacks on the US Congress.At least 10,000 US National Guard troops will be deployed to Washington DC ahead of Inauguration Day.Point to be noted that more than 6,200 National Guard troops are already present in the city.These troops were deployed after rioters supporting President Donald Trump breached security measures and clashed with the city’s badly-outnumbered police.The incident caused injuring 14 and resulting in the death of a USCP officer Brian Sicknick.He died as a result of injuries sustained during the attacks.
A senior US administration official has confirmed that the public will see President Trump for the first time since the insurrection on Monday with remarks on big tech canceling him after being permanently banned on Twitter and various other social media platforms.He will resume some contact with Cabinet secretaries.Trump has also planned to work with the Pentagon and Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller on unspecified transition issues.Trump will then appear at the border in Texas on Tuesday.The White House issued a statement and said, “President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the Rio Grande Valley on the border of Texas and Mexico to highlight his administration’s work on the border wall”.He will also travel to the town of Alamo, Texas.http://www.auroracup.com/president-trump-to-visit-us-mexico-border-wall-in-texas/
Google capped off a busy 2020 by announcing some of its cloud plans for 2021.Google Cloud is adding 3 new global regions to its network, including Chile, Saudi Arabia, and a 2nd region in Germany.Each of the Google Cloud regions in turn will have three availability zones within them.Google defines a region as geography in which services are available, while availability zones provide additional resiliency within a given region.The Saudi Arabia region is being developed as a partnership with Dhahran, Saudi Arabia-based Saudi Aramco Development Company.The market for cloud services in Saudi Arabia is forecast to reach up to $10 billion by 2030.
A US district judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday.It will block sanctions by the Trump administration against human rights lawyers for supporting the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC).President Donald Trump had authorized sanctions and visa restrictions on the personnel of the ICC in June 2020.It was investigating alleged war crimes in Afghanistan by both US and Afghan forces alongside a probe into crimes against humanity by the Taliban.The order had noted that anyone who has directly engaged in any effort by the ICC to investigate, arrest, detain, or prosecute any US personnel without the consent of the US, may be subject to the new sanctions.The injunction was issued by the US district judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan in a case filed in October 2020 by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI).http://www.vindulacms.com/a-us-district-judge-has-blocked-trump-sanctions-against-lawyers-of-human-rights/
President-elect Joe Biden pledged that Congress would send a third stimulus check to Americans still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic if Democrats win the pair of races.The closely watched elections will determine whether Republicans retain control of the Senate potentially limiting Biden’s ability to pass his legislative agenda.Democrats would secure a 50-50 split in the upper chamber, with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris then casting tie-breaking votes if Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock win their respective races against incumbent Republican Sens.David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler.On Monday, Biden said, “If you send Jon and the Reverend to Washington, those $2,000 checks will go out the door.And if you send Sens.
On Tuesdays, a US federal judge denied President Trump’s request for an emergency injunction to direct Georgia to decertify the 2020 presidential election results.The new Trump lawsuit filed on New Year’s Eve accuses Georgia of violating the Georgia Elections Code, due process, and the electors and elections clauses by ignoring express directions regarding the collection, handling, processing, canvassing, and counting of mail-in ballots, as well as improper certification of elections.The US District Judge Mark Cohen said several times during a Tuesday hearing that the case was beyond unprecedented.He called the president’s motion extraordinary and asked Trump’s attorneys a number of questions related to the suit.Cohen declared that Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger did nothing wrong in recertifying the 2020 election results multiple times in favor of President-elect Joe Biden.http://www.coolrocketry.com/a-us-federal-judge-rejected-president-trumps-emergency-request-about-georgia-election/
The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon said the US President Donald Trump will not be allowed to visit Scotland to play golf during Joe Biden’s inauguration.The US president was overwhelmingly defeated in November’s election.He was reportedly considering traveling to his Turnberry golf resort to avoid Biden being sworn into office.But Scotland’s first minister stressed it is illegal to travel in or out of the country without a valid reason and said, “Coming to play golf is not what I would consider being an essential purpose”.The White House has repeatedly refused to say what the outgoing president will do when Biden is inaugurated on 20th January.The Sunday Post that it prompted speculation about whether Trump will attend the ceremony”.http://www.auroracup.com/president-trump-will-not-be-allowed-to-visit-scotland/
The first stable version of the Microsoft Edge browser was released in January 2020.Microsoft Edge offers more privacy options than many other popular browsers.The new Microsoft Edge is based on the Chromium open-source project, unlike the previous version.The company has already made many improvements to its functionality over the past few months.The team is still working to present brand new features.There are some most important features added to the browser, along with some highly anticipated upcoming changes.
A senior defense official said the District of Columbia National Guard will activate 340 troops to provide support to DC Metropolitan Police for the pro-Trump demonstrations expected on 5th January and 6th January.Thousands are expected to descend on DC streets to protest the election results this week, as President Trump continues to baselessly claim that he won the presidential election, not President-elect Joe Biden.President said, “The BIG Protest Rally in Washington, DC will take place at 11.00 A.M. on January 6th… StopTheSteal!”.He’s said the rally will be wild.The DC National Guard is part of the U.S. National Guard, composed of both the DC Army National Guard and the DC Air National Guard.http://www.vindulacms.com/district-columbia-to-activate-national-guard-on-5th-and-6th-january-2021/
2 Democrats in the House of Representatives have called the FBI to open a criminal investigation into President Trump’s explosive call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.They said that the President was involved in possible violations of federal and state election laws.On Monday, Congressman Ted Lieu of California and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice of New York made their request in a letter to FBI Director Chris Wray.The move came after Trump’s hour-long call with Raffensperger was obtained and published by several news outlets.President pressured the secretary of state in a call to find 11,780 votes to reverse his loss in Georgia’s presidential election.Democrats wrote in a letter and said, “The evidence of election fraud by Mr. Trump is now in broad daylight.
The Georgia Senate polls are tight in the 2 races and it will decide which party controls the upper chamber of Congress during the first years of the Biden administration.No candidate got 50% of the vote on 3rd November and both races are being run again on 5th January.Incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue is running for re-election against Democrat Jon Ossoff in a regularly scheduled election.Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler is facing off against Democrat Reverend Raphael Warnock in a special election.The US Senate is currently controlled by the Republican Party with 50 seats to the Democrats’ 48, so Democrats need to win both races to gain control.Both races are incredibly close with FiveThirtyEight putting Perdue at 47.6% to Ossoff’s 48.5%, and Warnock at 49.6% to Loeffler’s 47.6% in its polling averages as of 1st January.http://www.auroracup.com/georgia-polls-will-decide-the-controlling-party-in-the-us-senate/
The Moto G Stylus or the Moto G Pro offers a budget option to the Galaxy Note series for those who need a stylus with their smartphone.It looks very much like an updated version of the handset is on the way for 2021.The Moto G Stylus 2021 has been announced in some unofficial renders put together by well-known tipster @OnLeaks.It was based on inside information about the design and dimensions of the upcoming smartphone.Point to be noted that the new Moto G Stylus 2021 will boast a flat 6.8-inch display.It will come with dimensions of 169.6 mm x 73.7 mm x 8.8 mm (6.7 inches x  2.9 inches x 0.35 inches) with the camera bump adding a couple of extra millimeters.https://www.techhound.org/future-tech/motorola-is-ready-to-launch-moto-g-stylus-2021-with-amazing-features/
A Republican Senator Ben Sasse issued a pointed rebuke about the GOP attempts to object 6th Jan to the Electoral College tally of the presidential election.He warned his colleagues against a dangerous ploy that could damage the nation’s civic traditions.Point to be noted that Sasse is a potential 2024 presidential contender.He posted a lengthy explanation of his views on social media, including a paragraph by paragraph dismantling of allegations of voter fraud in key states won by President-elect Joe Biden.Sasse said, “I will not be participating in a project to overturn the election.He said he wanted to explain why I have been urging my colleagues also to reject this dangerous ploy”.
The New York Stock Exchange has started delisting securities of 3 Chinese telecom companies.The move came after President Donald Trump barred US investments in Chinese firms Washington says are owned or controlled by the military.The move by the NYSE will limit US investor access, follows global index providers MSCI Inc, S Dow Jones Indices, FTSE Russell, and Nasdaq deleting various Chinese companies from their indexes.a former White House official, Roger Robinson said it’s the latest step, but at least an awakening to national security and human rights-related risk.NYSE said, “The issuers, China Telecom Corporation Limited, China Mobile Limited 0941.HK, and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, were no longer suitable for listing as the order prohibits any transactions in securities designed to provide investment exposure to such securities, of any Communist Chinese military company, by any United States person”.
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