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Mailchimp Boots Gun-Rights Group

Tech company cancels Second Amendment group's subscription without explanation

Mailchimp blocked Virginia's top gun-rights group from sending newsletters through its service for unspecified reasons.

Trump Makes History Again With Second Impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in MarylandWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to make Donald Trump the first U.S. president ever to be impeached twice, formally charging him in his waning days in power with inciting an insurrection just a week after a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol.

House Moves to Impeach Trump as McConnell Rejects Immediate Trial

General view of the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the House of Representatives moved on Wednesday toward a vote to make Donald Trump the first U.S. president to be impeached twice, the Senate’s top Republican rejected Democratic calls to reconvene the Senate for an immediate trial, all but ensuring Trump will not be ousted before his term ends next week.

Airbnb to Cancel D.C. Bookings During Inauguration Week

FILE PHOTO: The logos of Airbnb are displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo(Reuters) - Home-sharing giant Airbnb and HotelTonight, which it bought in 2019, are blocking and cancelling all hotel reservations in the Washington DC Metro area during the week of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, it said on Wednesday.

Sheldon Adelson, RIP

Sheldon Adelson lived the American dream, a version so extreme that it could be the plot of a Hollywood blockbuster. He started far poorer, and ended up far wealthier, than almost anyone in history, and he knew it. When you met with him, which I was lucky enough to do on a very few occasions, he made a point of giving you a short speech about growing up in a two-room Dorchester tenement and sleeping on the floor with his siblings. His parents were immigrants and they were desperately poor—so don’t think the gilded office you were sitting in was handed to him, and don’t think he doesn’t know what it takes.