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Supreme Court will hear two cases seeking to hold social media companies financially responsible for terrorist attacks
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Supreme Court will hear two cases seeking to hold social media companies financially responsible for terrorist attacks

The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear two cases seeking to hold social media companies financially responsible for terrorist attacks. Relatives of people killed in terror attacks in France and Turkey had sued Google, Twitter and Facebook, accusing the companies of helping terrorists spread their message and radicalize new recruits.The court will hear the cases this term, which began Monday, with a decision expected before the court recesses for the summer, usually in late June. The court did not say when it would hear arguments, but the court has already filled its argument calendar for October and November.One of the cases the justices will hear involves Nohemi Gonzalez, a 23-year-old U.S. citizen studying in Paris. The Cal State Long Beach student was one of 130 people ki...
Ginni Thomas tells Jan. 6 panel her husband was “completely unaware” of texts with Mark Meadows
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Ginni Thomas tells Jan. 6 panel her husband was “completely unaware” of texts with Mark Meadows

Washington — The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol met in person Thursday with conservative activist Ginni Thomas, and during her interview, she told the panel that she did not talk about any of the legal challenges to the 2020 presidential election with her husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.Ginni Thomas was spotted by reporters arriving at a House office where the panel's investigators have been gathering throughout their probe and told those assembled, "Thank you for being here." NEW: Ginni Thomas walked into her interview with the January 6 Cmte she did not respond to questions when asked why she felt like she attended the hearing and whether she had spoken to her husband about clearing her name. pic.twitter.com/OjPwtM...