Georgia Prosecutor Launches Probe Into Trump Election Call

Fulton County’s top prosecutor has opened a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn his electoral defeat in Georgia, sending letters Wednesday requesting that state officials preserve documents related to Trump’s demand that Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger “find” enough votes to flip the outcome.

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Experts Say Virus Origins Remain a Mystery, but Dismiss Lab Leak Theory

A team of Chinese and international scientists convened by the World Health Organization to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus said Tuesday it remains a mystery where the virus came from, but they dismissed as “extremely unlikely” the theory that it escaped from a laboratory in Wuhan.

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Texas Launches Probe Into Online Brokers’ Halt of GameStop Trading

Regulators stepped into the frenzied rally of shares in video game retailer GameStop on Friday, with Texas launching a civil investigation into stock brokerage app Robinhood and hedge fund Citadel over a halt in the buying of shares while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hinted at launching its own investigation.

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Biden Orders Review of Domestic Violent Extremism Threat

President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a mob of insurgents loyal to Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.

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Watchdog Faults VA Chief Over Handling of Sex Assault Report

Confronted with a sexual assault allegation at a veterans hospital, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie repeatedly sought to discredit the congressional aide who made the complaint and his staff worked to spread negative information about her while ignoring known problems of harassment at the facility, according to an investigative report released Thursday.

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