Oath Keepers: Jury deliberations begin in seditious conspiracy trial

CNN — A Washington, DC jury will begin deliberations on Tuesday in the criminal trial of five alleged leaders of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia charged with seditious conspiracy. The Justice Department alleges the five defendants conspired to forcibly stop the peaceful transfer of presidential power from President Donald Trump to Joe Biden. The jury, … Read more

2 men arrested, 1 with Nazi arm-band, accused of making threats to attack New York synagogue, NYPD says

CNN — Two men have been arrested and charged for online threats to attack a New York synagogue, multiple law enforcement sources told CNN. New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell announced the arrests in a statement on Saturday. Investigators from the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force and the NYPD’s Counterterrorism and Intelligence Bureau, working … Read more

Police in Idaho urge public to stay vigilant after students are killed in quadruple homicide and no suspects have been identified

CNN — Police in Moscow, Idaho are asking the public to remain vigilant after providing new details of a quadruple homicide near the University of Idaho campus, including that two roommates were in the house where the students were killed at the time of the attack and the door to the house was open when … Read more

Idaho police ask for calm after quadruple homicide despite no suspects in custody

CNN — Police in Moscow, Idaho on Wednesday tried to quell growing community concerns over the murder of four University of Idaho students – even as police said they had no suspect in custody and declined to provide further information to the public. “We hear you and we understand your fears,” Moscow police said in … Read more

Prosecutors use Oath Keepers leader’s own words against him in heated cross-examination

CNN — In a direct and tense exchange with the leader of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, prosecutors used Rhodes’ own words from texts, speeches and interviews to suggest to the jury that the militia leader had misled them into mistake when he testified that he was unaware of the other members. activities on January … Read more

Stewart Rhodes: Oath Keepers leader testifies 2020 election was ‘unconstitutional,’ paints himself as anti-violence

CNN — Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the right-wing Oath Keepers who prosecutors say called for a “bloody revolution” to keep then-President Donald Trump in power, presented himself as an anti-racist libertarian who believed elections of 2020 were unconstitutional as he testified in his own defense on Friday. Rhodes is the first of five defendants … Read more

Kyrie Irving will begin suspension of at least 5 games Friday over antisemitism controversy. The NBA star has since apologized

CNN — Kyrie Irving will miss the first of several Brooklyn Nets games on Friday after being suspended for comment regarding his tweet linked to an anti-Semitic documentary. The Nets suspended Irving on Thursday after initially doubling down on his decision to share the content on his Twitter account. The NBA star point guard issued … Read more

Kyrie Irving suspended by Brooklyn Nets over ‘failure to disavow antisemitism’ after Twitter controversy

CNN — The Brooklyn Nets announced the suspension of Kyrie Irving on Thursday, days after he tweeted a link to a documentary that was criticized as anti-Semitic and then defended his decision to do so. In A declaration On Twitter, the team said they made repeated attempts to help Irving “understand the evil and danger … Read more

Secret recording: Oath Keepers leader wanted to warn Trump of upcoming ‘combat here on US soil’

CNN — In a secretly taped meeting a few days after January 6, 2021, Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes allegedly attempted to deliver a warning to then-President Donald Trump urging him to invoke the insurrection and warning that there would be “fighting here on American soil”. Jason Alpers, a U.S. Army veteran who testified in … Read more

Secret Service reached out to Oath Keepers ahead of January 6 riot

CNN — Secret Service agents were in contact with members of the Oath Keepers prior to Jan. 6, an agency official told CNN, as part of standard intelligence and response duties. The official said members of the Oath Keepers sometimes contact the Secret Service to ask about items allowed for gatherings. Additionally, when officers learned … Read more