President Trump’s supporters known as for a recount of the election over the weekend outdoors the Georgia Capitol constructing — the place they have been met by scores of counterprotesters.
A whole bunch of pro-Trump demonstrators gathered Saturday on the capitol constructing in Atlanta for a “Cease the Steal” rally in response to Georgia officers certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s win within the state, information station 11Alive reported.
“Cease the session!” crowds could possibly be heard chanting in video posted to Twitter.
The demonstration was held throughout from anti-Trump protesters who had proven up for a “Refuse Fascism” march, the outlet reported.
The 2 dueling rallies have been stored aside by a heavy police presence and barricades, Fox Information reported.
No arrests had been reported as of Saturday afternoon, 11Alive reported.
Biden was decided to have received by a margin of 12,670 votes Friday after a hand recount within the state.
Tiger Woods might have fallen asleep at wheel, specialists recommend
Tiger Woods appeared to not be paying consideration within the moments earlier than his devastating crash – and will have fallen asleep on the wheel of the posh SUV he was driving, based on a report citing forensic automotive accident specialists.
The 45-year-old hyperlinks legend was driving a 2021 Genesis GV80 alone when he veered throughout the median on Hawthorne Boulevard in Rancho Palos Verdes, went off the street and struck a tree — inflicting the automotive to roll over.
Woods broke a number of bones in his decrease proper leg, which signifies he was making use of the brake on the time of affect, specialists informed USA Immediately, including that the proof signifies he braked late into the collision sequence.
“To me, this is sort of a basic case of falling asleep behind the wheel, as a result of the street curves and his automobile goes straight,” Jonathan Cherney, a guide who serves as an skilled witness in court docket instances, informed the information outlet.
The previous police detective examined the crash website in particular person.
“It’s a drift off the street, virtually like he was both unconscious, affected by a medical episode or fell asleep and didn’t get up till he was off the street and that’s the place the brake utility got here in,” Cherney informed USA Immediately.
LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has stated there have been no skid marks to point braking — however the automobile had anti-lock brakes, so even when Woods slammed on the brakes, “you wouldn’t essentially see tire marks,” Felix Lee, an accident reconstruction skilled, informed the outlet.
Lee stated a key clue is how the SUV didn’t change route getting into the curve.
“My feeling is that pace wasn’t that a lot of a problem. It was just a few sort of inattention that triggered the curb strike,” stated Lee, who’s a part of the Skilled Institute, a community that gives skilled witnesses in court docket instances.
Cherney additionally stated he didn’t see proof of “any steering enter” that may present the golfer tried to keep away from the accident.
Rami Cannabis, principal on the Nationwide Biomechanics Institute, which examine accidents informed USA Immediately that this implies a “very delayed response.”
“It was suggesting he wasn’t paying consideration in any respect,” stated the skilled, including that he suspects the injury would have been a lot better if Woods had been touring at an extreme pace.
The pace restrict on that stretch is 45 mph.
“You’ll be able to stroll away with a damaged leg from 45 to 50 mph,” Cannabis stated. “Should you’re hitting 60, 65 and also you’re hitting a stationary object, your chance of dying will increase exponentially.”
If he was rushing at 80 mph, “he wouldn’t be having an open fracture on this leg — he’d be lifeless,” he stated.
The sheriff has stated investigators didn’t know the automobile’s pace but however stated it might have been an element, in addition to inattentiveness.
“This stretch of street is difficult, and if you happen to’re not paying consideration, you may see what occurs,” Villanueva stated Wednesday, including that the crash was “purely an accident” in a preliminary evaluation.
There was no proof of impairment or treatment concerned, he added.
Nevertheless, the specialists have been shocked that Villanueva had decided it to be an accident with out but having examined the SUV’s “black field” laptop, which might reveal steering, braking or acceleration actions earlier than affect.
“There’s no actual accident except it’s a real medical emergency,” Cherney stated. “There’s at all times some stage of negligence, whether or not it’s easy negligence like wanting down at your cellphone or altering the radio station that begins the entire collision sequence.
“So when the sheriff is saying that is simply an accident, I don’t understand how on the planet you may state that so early within the sport with out finishing an in-depth thorough investigation and reconstruction evaluation,” he added.
In 2017, police discovered Woods asleep on the wheel in Florida. A toxicology report stated he had Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, Ambien — which is used to deal with sleep issues — and THC in his system on the time.
Cherney additionally questioned whether or not the SUV truly rolled over “a number of occasions,” as Villanueva has indicated.
“I contemplate a rollover one full revolution, not simply falling onto the facet,” Cherney stated. “I don’t suppose that automobile skilled as many revolutions or full rolls as they’re portraying.”
In his first feedback after the crash, Woods stated Sunday: “It’s laborious to clarify how touching at present was once I turned on the television and noticed all of the pink shirts,” referring to his friends carrying his signature Sunday outfit of pink shirt and black pants in the course of the closing spherical of the WCG-Workday Championship.
“To each golfer and each fan, you’re really serving to me get by way of this robust time.”
Frontier Airways claims ‘massive group’ of maskless passengers disrupted flight
Frontier Airways stated they cancelled a flight from Florida on Sunday after a “massive group” of passengers refused to put on masks — however the household concerned claims they have been booted merely due to a maskless child.
The fracas befell aboard flight 2878, which was set to depart Miami en path to LaGuardia Airport at 7 p.m. till the disagreement pressured all passengers to deplane and reschedule a flight for the subsequent morning.
“A number of folks, together with a number of adults, have been requested repeatedly to put on their masks and refused to take action,” the airline stated in an announcement Sunday night time.
“Based mostly on the continued refusal to adjust to the federal masks mandate, refusal to disembark the plane and aggression in direction of the flight crew, native legislation enforcement was engaged.”
Nonetheless, fellow passenger Hershey Greenbaum instructed The Submit the kid gave the impression to be the rationale for the household’s removing.
“We have been all on the aircraft after they [flight attendants] got here on and noticed the 18-month-old child with no masks,” Greenbaum stated.
In video footage of the incident, the daddy will be seen explaining that the kid was below the age of two.
Greenbaum stated different passengers got here to the protection of the household and have become “rowdy” after they have been booted.
The dad and mom instructed the attendants they’d attempt to match a protecting on the child, in keeping with Greenbaum, however that not didn’t cease them from taking motion.
“All of the folks on the aircraft have been getting actually mad and rowdy as a result of, what are you going to do? It’s an 18-month previous child,” Greenbaum stated.
“Most of them have been saying ‘Don’t allow them to do that to you,’” Greenbaum stated of the opposite passengers. “The general public have been towards it, Jewish or not Jewish, why are you choosing on an 18-month-old child?”
The corporate stated: “To be clear, the problem didn’t stem from a baby below the age of two.”
At the least one passenger filmed a part of the interplay, which was later posted to Twitter by the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council.
Quite a few passengers will be heard calling out the flight employees for what they believed to be an unjustified motion.
“What are you conducting?” one individual says.
“You’re gonna pay the results,” one other passenger will be heard saying.
“That is Nazi Germany,” a 3rd individual shouts.
Greenbaum stated about 15 cops responded to the incident.
Trump says he was not watching reside TV protection of Capital Hill riot
Former President Donald Trump on Sunday night time denied that he was watching reside tv protection of the lethal Capitol Hill riot.
Trump was responding to a Washington Publish story that claimed he was “watching all of it unfold” on Jan. 6 within the White Home as chaos erupted on the Capitol.
“That’s incorrect reporting,” Trump advised Fox Information’ Steve Hilton.
“Initially, I wasn’t watching TV. I turned it on in a while after I heard about it, and did a whole lot of strikes.”
A former Trump adviser had advised The Washington Publish that the ex-commander-in-chief was glued to the tube as his supporters stormed the Capitol constructing, interrupting a vote to certify the election outcomes.
“He was arduous to succeed in, and you realize why? As a result of it was reside TV,” the ex-adviser advised the newspaper. “If it’s TiVo, he simply hits pause and takes the calls. If it’s reside TV, he watches it, and he was simply watching all of it unfold.”
In Sunday’s interview, Trump condemned the siege, however referred to as the outrage surrounding it a “double normal.”
“Whenever you see Washington burning and whenever you see Seattle burning and Portland burning and all these different locations burning with Antifa, and the novel left, nothing appears to occur,” Trump stated.
He additionally advised Hilton that his administration had alerted the Division of Protection to the rally close to the White Home that he spoke at earlier than the assault.
As for the rally previous the loss of life and destruction within the Capitol constructing, Trump stated it was one thing to be celebrated.
“It was a love fest. It was a lovely factor,” he stated.