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Marjorie Taylor Greene says she endorsed assassinating Democrats and questioned whether 9/11 happened because QAnon made her ‘believe things that weren’t true’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene gave a speech before the House debated stripping her of committee assignments. She said she expressed support for assassinating Democrats because of the QAnon conspiracy theory. Greene also acknowledged that school shootings and the 9/11 terrorist attacks actually happened. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
Marjorie Taylor Greene says she endorsed assassinating Democrats and questioned whether 9/11 happened because QAnon made her ‘believe things that weren’t true’
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Andrew Cuomo’s ‘hero’ rise and fall is a lot like Rudy Giuliani’s

. Andrew Cuomo, like Rudy Giuliani after 9/11, was a nationally-acclaimed “hero.” But after a series of revelations and disastrous pressers, the bloom is off Cuomo’s rose. Both men sullied their reputations simply by being themselves – arrogant, bullying, and unaccountable. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are […]
Andrew Cuomo’s ‘hero’ rise and fall is a lot like Rudy Giuliani’s
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I was in DC for the inauguration. The overwhelming security state felt disturbingly similar to the worst parts of the post-9/11 response.

Being in DC for the inauguration reminded me of the days immediately after 9/11. Americans were rightfully traumatized, but we almost immediately began surrendering our civil liberties in the name of “security” and “counterterrorism.” A military occupation in the nation’s capital, and calls for sweeping new surveillance and law enforcement […]
I was in DC for the inauguration. The overwhelming security state felt disturbingly similar to the worst parts of the post-9/11 response.
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Refusing to concede is just a formality, but recent history shows how impeding a transition team could cost lives and delay preparations for America’s biggest security risks

President Donald Trump has refused to concede the election. A shortened window for a proper transition has happened before. The most notable recent example was in 2000, when the incoming George W. Bush administration was left with far less time to prepare after a lengthy legal battle over the voting […]
Refusing to concede is just a formality, but recent history shows how impeding a transition team could cost lives and delay preparations for America’s biggest security risks
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Post 9/11 proved even the most wary of Americans would travel again. Here’s why Booking Holdings’ CEO believes the same will happen after COVID-19.

The travel industry has been decimated by safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic, as consumers stay put at home. Glenn Fogel, CEO of Booking Holdings, said comparing the COVID-19 with the industry’s struggles post-9/11 is a “good analogy.” He believes that new safety protocols being put in place today will […]
Post 9/11 proved even the most wary of Americans would travel again. Here’s why Booking Holdings’ CEO believes the same will happen after COVID-19.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican congressional candidate endorsed by Trump, claimed there isn’t ‘any evidence’ a plane crashed into the Pentagon on 9/11

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a GOP congressional candidate virtually assured to win a Georgia congressional seat, promoted a 9/11 conspiracy theory, the liberal watchdog group Media Matters first reported Thursday. Greene, who also supports the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, falsely claimed at the American Priority Conference in 2018 that “there’s never […]
Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican congressional candidate endorsed by Trump, claimed there isn’t ‘any evidence’ a plane crashed into the Pentagon on 9/11
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AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How 5 industries bounced back from 9/11, hurricanes, and the Great Recession — and what their success can teach us about hope after the coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the American economy. But the US is a resilient country, and we have recovered from tragedy in the past. 19 years ago, terrorists hijacked four aeroplanes, crashing two into the World Trade Centre, one into the Pentagon, and one in rural Pennsylvania. The September 11 […]
AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How 5 industries bounced back from 9/11, hurricanes, and the Great Recession — and what their success can teach us about hope after the coronavirus
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Trump’s Syria retreat is a massive break from post-9/11 Republicanism

President Donald Trump’s Syria retreat marks a stark break from the interventionist philosophy that has typified Republican foreign policy since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This is precisely why Republicans in Congress have slammed Trump over the move, offering perhaps their loudest and most forceful criticism of the president yet. Trump’s […]
Trump’s Syria retreat is a massive break from post-9/11 Republicanism
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The FBI is using Facebook ads to recruit Russian spies

The FBI is running Facebook ads to recruit Russian spies,Donie O’Sullivan and David Shortell at CNN reported on Wednesday. The ads started running on September 11, according to Facebook’s public Ad Library. The three ads contain images and illustrations overlaid with Russian text; they are accompanied by information about reporting […]
The FBI is using Facebook ads to recruit Russian spies
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People are editing Trump into historic scenes under the hashtag ‘#LostTrumpHistory’ after he claimed he spent ‘a lot of time’ with first responders after 9/11

President Donald Trump on Monday said he “spent a lot of time” with first responders after 9/11, an unproven claim that drew criticism. On Twitter, the #LostTrumpHistory hashtag gained traction, with people mocking Trump’s claim by editing him into photos of historical events like the lunar landing and the sinking […]
People are editing Trump into historic scenes under the hashtag ‘#LostTrumpHistory’ after he claimed he spent ‘a lot of time’ with first responders after 9/11
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Trump said he was ‘down there’ with first responders after the 9/11 attacks, but there’s no evidence he was ever closer than a few blocks from ground zero

President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan 9/11 Victim Compensation bill into law at a White House ceremony on Monday morning, permanently replenishing the fund that aids first responders and their families who suffered in the September 11, 2001, attacks and the years after. At the signing, he also took a […]
Trump said he was ‘down there’ with first responders after the 9/11 attacks, but there’s no evidence he was ever closer than a few blocks from ground zero
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Trump might use a law signed days after 9/11 to justify war with Iran

There are signs that the Trump administration might attempt to cite a law passed just three days after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks to use military force against Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has attempted to link al Qaeda and Iran, which would allow the US to invoke […]
Trump might use a law signed days after 9/11 to justify war with Iran
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‘You’re not good at this argument thing’: Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell for downplaying his impassioned efforts to help 9/11 victims

Former “Daily Show” host and comedian Jon Stewart mocked Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky after the Senate Majority Leader downplayed Stewart’s efforts to advocate for a bipartisan bill that would provide compensation for 9/11 victims and first responders. McConnell appeared on Fox News earlier on Monday and said Stewart […]
‘You’re not good at this argument thing’: Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell for downplaying his impassioned efforts to help 9/11 victims
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The Boeing 737 Max crisis could mark a seismic shift for the aviation industry. Here are the other disasters that have changed the way we fly.

The aftermath of two fatal crashes involving Boeing’s 737 Max planes has shaken the US aviation industry, prompting new reflection on how planes get made and certified. Throughout the history of aviation, major disasters have shaped legislation and technology to ensure greater safety and stronger regulations. Business Insider looked at […]
The Boeing 737 Max crisis could mark a seismic shift for the aviation industry. Here are the other disasters that have changed the way we fly.
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Pelosi demands Trump take down ‘disrespectful and dangerous’ 9/11 video on Ilhan Imar, says Capitol Police are monitoring her safety

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement Saturday that the Capitol Police are conducting a security assessment to safeguard Rep. Ilhan Omar, following a video President Donald Trump tweeted. Some had criticised Trump’s video, claiming that it amounted to inciting violence against Omar, who has already faced death threats. […]
Pelosi demands Trump take down ‘disrespectful and dangerous’ 9/11 video on Ilhan Imar, says Capitol Police are monitoring her safety
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‘This is insensitive, and it’s offensive’: Democratic and Republican lawmakers who served in Afghanistan condemn Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 comments

A bipartisan pair of freshman lawmakers, who were wounded in Afghanistan, criticised Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar for her previous remarks regarding the 9/11 attacks. Omar’s controversial remarks stem from a speech in which she discussed Islamophobia following the 9/11 attacks. Critics contend that Omar’s description of the 9/11 terrorists was […]
‘This is insensitive, and it’s offensive’: Democratic and Republican lawmakers who served in Afghanistan condemn Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 comments
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Trump shares video about Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 comments as she faces death threats

President Donald Trump on Friday shared a video on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s recent comments on the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Last week, a man was arrested and “charged by criminal complaint with threatening to assault and murder” Omar, according to the US Attorney’s Office. Omar’s comments on 9/11 […]
Trump shares video about Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 comments as she faces death threats
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Photos show how New York City built the Freedom Tower in the wake of 9/11

Fourteen years ago on the Fourth of July, New York City officials laid the cornerstone of what would soon become a major Manhattan landmark. With then-mayor Michael Bloomberg at his side, former New York governor George Pataki recited the inscription on the building’s first stone: “To honour and remember those […]
Photos show how New York City built the Freedom Tower in the wake of 9/11
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Stunning images of the New York City skyline every year on 9/11

September 11, 2019 is the 18th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre. The destruction of the Twin Towers left a glaring hole in the New York City skyline. Following the attacks, movies and television shows replaced images of or cut scenes involving the buildings. In the intervening […]
Stunning images of the New York City skyline every year on 9/11
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One of the biggest innovations in cable news history is a result of 9/11

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks ushered in many changes in American life. One of the lesser-known changes was that the attacks prompted news networks to introduce the scrolling news ticker at the bottom of their screens. The news ticker quickly became a staple of the news-watching experience, but also […]
One of the biggest innovations in cable news history is a result of 9/11
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How a Brooks Brothers salesman inadvertently saved a man’s life on 9/11

It has been 17 years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. One man’s story from that day takes place at the Brooks Brothers store in One Liberty Plaza, next to the World Trade Center in New York City. In Business Insider’s new podcast, “Household Name,”Antonio DeJesus, a salesman at Brooks […]
How a Brooks Brothers salesman inadvertently saved a man’s life on 9/11
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6 controversial products that were criticised for profiting off of tragedies

Controversy tends to follow products, businesses, and marketing campaigns that reference major tragedies. That hasn’t stopped some companies from trying to link their wares to everything from the sinking of the Titanic to 9/11. These controversial moves tend to stoke outrage from consumers. Controversy typically ensues when companies use references […]
6 controversial products that were criticised for profiting off of tragedies
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11 dramatic ways the world has changed in the last 20 years alone

Progress and innovation over the past 20 years alone have changed the world in countless ways. The past two decades have been marked by changes in our technology, politics, and global demographics. These changes aren’t always better – but they are different. The past two decades have been marked by […]
11 dramatic ways the world has changed in the last 20 years alone
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9 famous predictions by Nostradamus that some people say foresaw the future

• Nostradamus published a book in 1555 containing 942 quatrains that allegedly predict famous future events. • Observers have come across a handful of predictions that due seem to reflect real world events. • In reality, most of Nostradamus’ prophecies are poorly translated – and vaguely worded enough to encourage […]
9 famous predictions by Nostradamus that some people say foresaw the future
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Hulu’s new series ‘The Looming Tower’ is a gripping drama about government infighting between the CIA and FBI in the lead-up to 9/11

Hulu‘s latest original series, “The Looming Tower,” is a gripping political drama of the events leading up to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The 10-episode limited series stars Jeff Daniels, Michael Stulhbarg, Alec Baldwin, and Peter Sarsgaard. “The Looming Tower” currently stands at a 95% “Fresh” rating on the reviews aggregator […]
Hulu’s new series ‘The Looming Tower’ is a gripping drama about government infighting between the CIA and FBI in the lead-up to 9/11
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The biggest risks facing the world in 2018

Every year, Eurasia Group puts out their Top Risks report, and the world pays attention – from Wall Street to Washington. Here is their ranking for the top risks facing the world in 2018. The following is a transcript of the video: The biggest risks facing the world in 2018 […]
The biggest risks facing the world in 2018
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Photos show the moment President George W. Bush learned of the 9/11 attacks

After the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, heart-wrenching images surfaced and stirred the world. Photos released by the US National Archives in 2016 show exactly when President George W. Bush learned the US was under attack. See how Bush responded to what would be the defining moment of his presidency. […]
Photos show the moment President George W. Bush learned of the 9/11 attacks
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Trump had an unusual reaction to 9/11 just hours after the attacks

On September 11, 2001, just hours after terrorists brought down the World Trade Center, Donald Trump seemed to brag that one of his buildings was now the tallest in downtown Manhattan. “I mean, 40 Wall Street actually was the second-tallest building in downtown Manhattan, and it was actually before the […]
Trump had an unusual reaction to 9/11 just hours after the attacks
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The surprising effect 9/11 had on the English language

The September 11, 2011 attacks changed American life in many ways. They even had an effect on our language, in that they changed how people talk about terrorist incidents. Linguists have noted how the name people assigned to the attacks, “9/11,” is now a blueprint for naming other terrorist incidents […]
The surprising effect 9/11 had on the English language
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Why people are still getting sick 17 years after 9/11

First responders and survivors of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks are still feeling the effects on their health. As time has passed, more lasting health conditions seem to be linked to the 2001 attack. But connecting health problems and 9/11 is no small feat. Researchers are still trying to […]
Why people are still getting sick 17 years after 9/11