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GOP leaders demand Nancy Pelosi remove Eric Swalwell from intelligence committee over his 'top secret' friendship with Chinese spy Fang Fang

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House Republicans have signed a letter demanding that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remove Rep. Eric Swalwell from the Intelligence Committee over his 'classified' friendship with with Chinese spy Fang Fang, also known as Christine Fang. Swalwell's position on Intel Committee poses 'an unacceptable national security risk', according to the letter signed by House Republicans, including Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming. Swalwell, a California Democrat, has refused to say whether he was intimate with Fang during their friendship from 2012 to 2015, asserting the matter is classified, and Pelosi has already backed him, saying she has no concerns. 'For consistency's sake, and more importantly, for the sake of our national security, you must remove Rep. Swalwell from his position' on the committee, the GOP letter urged. Christine Fang is seen with business owner Andrew Ly and Rep. Eric Swalwell in

REVEALED: Gunman, 52, who opened fire at Harlem cathedral Christmas concert was carrying a manifesto in his pocket detailing his plan to take hostages

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Gunman Luis Vasquez, 52, was shot dead after he opened fire at St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York City on Sunday. Vasquez pictured in his identification card above The gunman who opened fire on the steps of the St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York had a written manifesto planning to take hostages in his attack to force the government to give help to Latin America. On Sunday just before 4pm 52-year-old Luis Vasquez, who wore a Dominican Republic flag face mask, opened fire at the end of a Christmas concert at the historic church. He allegedly shouted 'Kill me! Kill me!' and was fatally shot in the head by police.  No one else was harmed in the shooting. Police officials reveal they found a note in his pocket detailing his apparent attack plans saying he’d take hostages.  He wrote that no one would be hurt unless they ignored his demands. He wrote that he would keep the hostages unless the US, the country’s banks, and its companies gave to Latin American countries in

Woman suffers serious leg injuries and is airlifted to hospital after getting trapped underneath her car wheel in a school parking lot

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A woman has been rushed to hospital after being trapped underneath a car outside a primary school in Sydney. Emergency services were called to the Mary Immaculate Primary School on Barnier Drive in Quakers Hill on Wednesday afternoon. Detectives arrived to find a woman, who was the owner of the car, trapped underneath a wheel. A woman has been left injured after she was trapped under a car in a Sydney school car park She was suffering serious leg injuries and was treated at the scene before being airlifted to Westmead Hospital. Another woman and a four-year-old girl were also hit by the car and suffered minor injuries. NSW Police said early analysis leads detectives to believe the woman got out of her car and it started rolling back, trapping her underneath and hitting the other two victims. Investigations are underway. Police believe the woman (pictured being treated at the scene) got out of her car, which rolled back and trapped her

Family who fought a horror cancer diagnosis before almost losing everything in the black summer of bushfires are delivered a 'miracle' Christmas gift after Guy Sebastian comes to their rescue

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A family hit with a horrific cancer diagnosis before fighting for their lives during the black summer of bushfires have received a $10,000 Christmas hamper, hand-delivered by Guy and Jules Sebastian. Louise Middleton was told she had bowel cancer on August 24, 2019, when she didn't stop bleeding after falling off a horse on her farm in Cudgewa, north-east Victoria. Just months after major surgery to remove two lymphnodes and part of her bowel, the family-of-four were hit by catastrophic bushfires that destroyed 800 hectares of farmland and more than 300 sheep and cows. On Wednesday, the singer-songwriter and his wife knocked on the 45-year-old's door and delivered a surprise hamper from Amazon Australia with a satellite phone, a laptop, a drone for checking on stock, and fitbits for Genevieve, 15, and Grace, 17. Pictured, left to right: Grace, Guy Sebastian, Genevieve, Jules Sebastian, and Louise Middleton When Mrs Middleton opened the door to find the Australian Idol winner

Former Houston Police Captain investigating voter fraud holds air conditioning repairman at GUNPOINT believing he had 750,000 fake ballots in his truck - but it only contained tools and spare parts

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Mark Anthony Aguirre, 63, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday - almost two months after he pulled a gun on an air conditioning technician  A former Houston Police Department Captain is facing up to 20 years behind bars for pointing a gun at an air conditioning technician he believed was engaged in a mass voting fraud operation  Mark Anthony Aguirre, 63, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday - almost two months after the altercation with the unidentified technician.  According to charging documents Aguirre had been conducting surveillance on the technician back in mid-October and theorized that the blue-collar worker was the mastermind of a giant fraud operation in Harris County, Texas.   On October 19, Aguirre allegedly trailed the technician in his SUV before deliberately slamming into the back of his truck, believing it was filled with 750,000 fake ballots.  After the collision, the man got out of the truck to speak with A

MAGA turns on Mitch: Trump says 'people are angry' after allies including Michael Flynn slammed the GOP Senate majority leader for 'caving to the mob and China' by recognizing Biden as president-elect

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Donald Trump says people are 'angry' after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President-elect Joe Biden , and the sitting president's most ardent loyalists vented their fury at the high-ranking Republican.  'The Electoral College has spoken,' McConnell said on Tuesday morning, before adding he wanted to 'congratulate the President-elect Joe Biden' and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Early on Wednesday, Trump tweeted this DailyMail.com article, writing: 'Mitch, 75,000,000 VOTES, a record for a sitting President (by a lot). Too soon to give up. Republican Party must finally learn to fight. People are angry!'  Incoming Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Georgia Republican, was among the MAGA supporters who blasted McConnell over his remarks. 'Every 'Republican' that isn't fighting for @realDonaldTrump's 2020 landslide victory is supporting the Chinese Communist Party takeover of America,' Greene tweete

Jeff Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie Scott reveals she has donated $4.1BILLION to 384 food banks and charities just months after donating $1.68billion to nonprofits

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MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has announced that she has given away $4.1billion in the past four months to hundreds of organizations as part of a giving pledge she announced last year. Scott announced her pandemic-era philanthropy in a Medium post on Tuesday.  She described the coronavirus pandemic as 'a wrecking ball in the lives of Americans already struggling,' and noted is has been worse for women, people of color and those living in poverty. 'Meanwhile,' she wrote, 'it has substantially increased the wealth of billionaires.' One of those billionaires is Scott herself, the 18th richest person in the world who has seen her net worth surge this year by some $23.6billion, according to Bloomberg. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his then-wife, MacKenzie Scott , are pictured above in 2018. Scott on Tuesday announced that she was giving $4.1billion to more than 380 food banks and charities Scott made the announceme

Chicago cops raid innocent social worker's home and handcuff her while she's naked while searching for suspect who lived NEXT DOOR, bodycam footage shows

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Distressing police bodycamera footage shows the moment Chicago cops broke into the home of an innocent naked social worker and handcuffed her, only to later realize they raided the wrong house.  On February 21, 2019 social worker Anjanette Young had returned home from her shift at a hospital and was undressed in her bedroom when a group of officers, with at least nine bodycameras, broke down her door with a battering ram and crowbar.  The officers were looking for a 23-year-old suspect who allegedly had a gun, but they didn't verify the address before conducting the search warrant. That suspect lived in the unit next door to Young.  Video footage was released publicly for the first time this week and Young cried as she watched it back and revealed she's still traumatized.  'It’s one of those moments where I felt I could have died that night. Like if I would have made one wrong move, it felt like they would have shot me. I truly believe they would have shot me,' Young te