Tornado warnings issued, severe thunderstorms

The National Weather Service said a tornado warning remains in effect for southeastern Cook County until 7:45 pm The storm could produce 80 mph winds and hail the size of a quarter. In Arlington Heights, Evanston and Schaumburg, a warning was issued for severe thunderstorms, wind gusts up to 70mph and hail as large as … Read more

January 6 hearing: Trump was ‘detached from reality’, says Bill Barr – BBC

January 6 hearing: Trump was ‘detached from reality’, says Bill Barr  BBC Barr: Trump became ‘detached from reality’ after 2020 election loss  Yahoo News Barr bluntly dismisses claims of election fraud  Reuters opinion | Trump’s aides told him the truth. Now they are finally telling us.  The Washington Post Jan 6. hearings day 2: Barr debunks Trump’s election fraud … Read more

Dow Drops Over 800 Points; S&P 500 Falls Into Bear-Market Territory

The stock-market selloff deepened Monday, with the S&P 500 entering a bear market, as investors took another look at Friday’s red-hot inflation data and liked it even less. Faced with rising chances of aggressive monetary tightening by the Federal Reserve, investors broadly unloaded risk. The S&P 500 slumped 3.9% as 495 of its 500 components … Read more

UK reveals plans to ditch parts of EU Brexit deal – BBC

UK reveals plans to ditch parts of EU Brexit deal  BBC Boris Johnson Announces Law to Overturn the Northern Ireland Protocol EU Signed With Boris Johnson  The Daily Beast Boris Johnson says plan to amend Northern Ireland protocol ‘not a big deal’  Guardian News Editorial: Playing games with the Northern Ireland protocol puts the UK at risk  The Independent … Read more