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GOP politicians lost tens of thousands of followers after Twitter purged QAnon accounts. Here's who lost the most

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Nearly every major GOP elected official has hemorrhaged Twitter followers since the company cracked down on QAnon accounts following last Wednesday's riots in the Capitol, according to Insider's analysis of the lawmakers' public profiles. Republican congressmen lost nearly 6,000 followers on average over the weekend, with some legislators' follower counts dropping by more than 100,000.
Twitter announced on Tuesday that it had permanently suspended more than 70,000 accounts from its platform. "Given the violent events in Washington, DC, and increased risk of harm, we...
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The FAA is cracking down on unruly passengers following the Capitol riots, threatening to take legal action against anyone violent or threatening

The FAA is cracking down on unruly passengers following the Capitol riots, threatening to take legal action against anyone violent or threatening

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

There will be no more warnings for belligerent passengers, the FAA said Wednesday.
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The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday that it will stop issuing warnings to unruly passengers.
President Trump's supporters acted belligerently on flights and in airports before and after the January 6 riots at the US Capitol.
Penalties include fines of up to $35,000 and imprisonment.
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Federal officials tightened restrictions on unruly airline passengers following several disruptive incidents on flights in and out of...
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