House committee subpoenas key Trump aides


The House select committee scrutinizing the Capitol attack has subpoenaed Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows along with three of the former president’s top aides.

The development is the most aggressive action the panel has taken since it made an array of records demands and records preservation requests lo scorso mese. The advisers in question have valuable information about what Trump was doing and thinking during the insurrection.

Gabby Petito’s boyfriend has been charged with unauthorised use of a bank card use as the manhunt for 23-year-old continues.

A warrant has been issued for Brian Laundrie’s arrest after a federal grand jury indicted him for illegal use of a Capital One Bank card and someone’s personal identification number.

California will become the first state to collect information about gender identity and sexual orientation in cases of violent deaths in an attempt to tackle the disproportionate risk of violence faced by LGBTQ+ people.

The governor, Gavin Newsom, signed a bill into law creating a three-year pilot program to gather such data on violent deaths. “We only know how best to address these important issues when we have the data,” Newsom said.

Archaeologists believe they have uncovered the oldest known human footprints in North America, with tracks at the White Sands national park in New Mexico estimated to be between 21,000 e 23,000 Anni. The discovery has been hailed as a “gamechanger”, as most scientists previously believed that the earliest appearance of humans in the Americas was 11,000 per 13,000 anni fa.

With all eyes on the Gabby Petito case, many in the Indigenous community have felt a chasm between the way the media has approached the search for her killer and the lack of attention given to the scores of missing and murdered Native people. Although only 3% of Wyoming’s population is Indigenous, Native American victims accounted for 21% of all homicides between 2000 e 2020, a report found. Despite this, white victims were more likely to receive media coverage.

Amid a flurry of air pollution cases brought against the UK government and a related upcoming vote on New York’s state constitution, Dr Gary Fuller asks whether this piecemeal approach could be replaced with a right to clean air. While the right to a healthy environment is already recognised by 80% of UN members, the UK and US are not among them.

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After an iron ore mine in Sweden grew so vast it began to split the town of Malmberget in two, most people living near the pit packed up and left. Not Margot Isaksson though. Having bought their dream home, Isaksson and her husband decided to stick it out for as long as possible, even as the detonations in the mine shook the foundations of their house. When they realized the couple wouldn’t budge, even as Malmberget became a ghost town, the mining company sent an enormous crane to transplant their home.

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