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National Guard asks people to please stop trying to give it donations, after photos of National Guardsmen sleeping on the floor of the Capitol spread on social media

One person started a GoFundMe after seeing pictures of National Guard members sleeping on the floor of the US Capitol. UNITED STATES - JANUARY 13: A member of the National G.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Biden apologizes to National Guard chief after 5,000 soldiers had to reportedly sleep in a DC parking garage with only one bathroom

Biden apologized after pictures emerge of troops sleeping on the concrete floor of a parking garage. Troops sleeping in the Capitol complex on January 17, 2021. Getty Images Pres.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 23rd, 2021

Photos show increased security measures at the US Capitol in the days following the deadly insurrection by Trump supporters

The National Guard plans to deploy 10,000 troops to Washington by Saturday ahead of Biden's inauguration. Workers erect a security fence around the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Photos show new securi.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 11th, 2021

Colorado health leaders share the effects of social distancing — and why it can"t stop now

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has shared new modeling data as to how social distancing is impacting the spread of the coronavirus. While there has been national data reported regarding when Colorado will hit its peak number o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2020

The Margin: This security guard at a cowboy museum is learning the ropes on Twitter, and it’s everything right now

He’s manning the National Cowboy Museum’s social media during the coronavirus outbreak.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Exclusive: China"s ByteDance moves to ringfence its TikTok app amid U.S. probe - sources

ByteDance has stepped up efforts to separate its social media app TikTok from much of its Chinese operations, amid a U.S. national security panel's inquiry into the safety of the personal data it handles, people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 27th, 2019

Army’s Use of TikTok Raises Concerns on Capitol Hill

Sen. Schumer asked about potential national security risks posed by the social media platform WASHINGTON — The Army’s use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit you.....»»

Category: topSource: timeNov 12th, 2019

U.S. opens national security investigation into TikTok -sources

The U.S. government has launched a national security review of TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co's $1 billion acquisition of U.S. social media app Musical.ly, according to two people familiar with the matter. Freddie Joyner has more......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 1st, 2019

US opens national security investigation into TikTok, sources say

The U.S. government has launched a national security review of TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co's $1 billion acquisition of U.S. social media app Musical.ly, according to two people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to exempt opinion pieces, satire from its fact-checking rules

Facebook Inc. plans to exempt opinion pieces and satire from its fact-checking program, according to people familiar with the matter, as the social-media giant grapples with how to stop the spread of falsehoods while maintaining its own neutrality......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 30th, 2019

"When I close my eyes, those images haunt me": Step mom of murdered teen social media influencer speaks out after photos of the crime spread online

The Williams/Devins Family Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer, the step mom of slain teen influencer Bianca Devins, said it is "absolutely disgusting" that people continue to share photos of her stepdaughter's death even after .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2019

DC National Guard commander says the Pentagon took away authority to send in a quick reaction force to respond to Capitol riots

"I absolutely wish I could have got there sooner," the major general overseeing the DC National Guard said. N.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 31 min. ago

Thousands of members of the National Guard will remain stationed in DC during Trump"s impeachment trial

Troops were deployed following the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill by supporters of ex-President Donald Trump, who faces a second impeachment trial. Members of the National Guar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2021

The National Guard is reportedly planning to ask troops to remain deployed at the Capitol until mid-March

Hundreds of troops deployed to the Capitol have reportedly tested pos.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 22nd, 2021

National Guard Allowed Back Into Capitol After Eviction To Parking Garage; Trump Offers DC Hotel Rooms

National Guard Allowed Back Into Capitol After Eviction To Parking Garage; Trump Offers DC Hotel Rooms.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 22nd, 2021

After Two Weeks Of Sleeping On Cold Marble, Congress Boots National Guard To Local Parking Garages

After Two Weeks Of Sleeping On Cold Marble, Congress Boots National Guard To Local Parking Garages.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 22nd, 2021

The Capitol siege is forcing the Pentagon to be more aggressive about white supremacy in the military

The Pentagon's internal watchdog launched a probe into whether the military is doing enough to root out extremism. Members of the U.S. National Guard.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2021

The National Guard is doing background checks on its own soldiers to shore up security during the inauguration

A spokesperson for the Guard said guardsmen are being told, "if they see or hear something that is not .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 17th, 2021

Photos show ramped-up troops and barriers locking down Washington, DC, ahead of Biden"s inauguration

Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced unprecedented security measures, saying the city has found itself in "uncharted waters." National Guard Citizen-soldiers.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 17th, 2021

Surreal photos show dozens of armed Guardsmen resting on the floor of the Capitol as the US braces for more extremist violence ahead of Biden"s inauguration

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Category: worldSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Outside the Box: QAnon and ‘Stop the Steal’ rioters will be in a world of hurt as the law crashes down on them

Storming the Capitol was a next-level event, revving up the country's national-security forces......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2021