he decision is part of its efforts to prevent foreign interference in the 2020 U.S. election. Facebook also is starting to label state-controlled media outlets, giving users more information about who owns and runs those entities.
The emergency ban comes in the wake of heated political debates and legal showdowns about local and state orders that have shut down gun businesses due to concerns about the coronavirus. West Palm Beach's ban extends beyond those shutdowns to stop even those with gun-carry permits from being able to legally carry firearms for protection during the emergency.
According to the criminal complaint, Quinones refused to drop his weapon when ordered to by a Lubbock police officer -- releasing his weapon only after the officer drew his gun. A protestor reportedly tackled Quinones who allegedly yelled “this is a revolution” and “President Trump must die” before being taken into custody.
Among the last acts of defiance occurring before the vote, at around noon local time, two pro-democracy lawmakers interrupted the proceedings by dropping what the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP) called “a container of foul-smelling liquid” onto the legislative floor and holding up signs reading “murderous states stinks [sic] for eternity.”
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday postponed a vote on authorizing subpoenas for dozens of Obama-era officials regarding the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation, known as Crossfire Hurricane. Chairman Lindsey Graham delayed a vote until next week to allow amendments from Democrats.
The committee voted 8-6 to give Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., the authority to send subpoenas as part of the panel’s investigation into the origins of the Russia probe and the process of “unmasking.” The committee authorized subpoenas to the FBI for the production of all records related to the Crossfire Hurricane Investigation—the bureau’s internal code name for the Russia probe, which began in July 2016.
The United States Navy veteran is en route from Tehran on a Swiss government flight, after nearly four months of negotiations between State Department officials and the Iranian government, according to a senior U.S. official. Switzerland is the intermediary between the U.S. and Iranian governments and facilitated negotiations to release the 48-year-old.