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Saturday January 16th, 2021 day edition

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An FBI witness says that members of the far-right Proud Boys had hoped to assassinate Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi during last week's violent storming of the U.S. Capitol.

An FBI witness said that the group Pezzola was with had discussed committing violent acts that went far beyond property damage.

"[The witness] further stated that members of this group, which included 'Spaz,' said that they would have killed [Vice President] Mike Pence if given the chance.".

[The witness] stated the men said they all had firearms or access to firearms.".

Pezzola is pictured with a cigar celebrating a "victory smoke in the Capitol" while describing the breach as "f*cking awesome."

The documents also note that Pezzola describes himself as a "Marine vet / boxer / patriot/ Proud Boy 2nd°" in a profile on the Telegram messaging app.

Newsweek reached out to the offices of Pence and Pelosi for comment. »

Leaked Parler Data Points to Users at Police Stations, U.S. Military Bases

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Five additional videos were filmed within 1,000 feet of overseas military bases.

Motherboard first reported on Parler users posting from military bases Friday morning.

It’s also impossible to know how many of the 1 million remaining Parler videos belong to police and military users, or how many posted videos while far from designated government facilities. »

6 suspects in Whitmer kidnapping plot set to stand trial in March

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6 suspects in Whitmer kidnapping plot set to stand trial in March.

According to courtroom testimony, the suspects talked about leaving Whitmer out on a boat in the middle of the lake, or possibly taking her to another state to stand trial for treason.

Eight others accused in the alleged Whitmer plot have been charged with domestic terrorism charges in state court. »

Canada Goose Workers Allege Unsafe Working Conditions in Winnipeg Factories

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After leaving southern Asia for Dubai, Maria made her way to Canada and found work as a sewer at Canada Goose.

She alleged the working conditions she experienced in Dubai were similar to those in the Canada Goose factory.

“Before I came to Canada I was in Qatar and then Dubai and it’s the same here in Canada Goose: No humanity.”. »