Monthly Archives: January 2021

Summit Briefing: Week of 1/25/21

A wide tornado behind a single story Florida house.

OKALOOSA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE via the Miami Herald Your Summit Weekly Briefing    By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal 1. General News: Tornado hits Florida, Lawmakers trying to implement anti-LGBTQ+ laws The Florida Panhandle (a strip of land in the northwestern part of Florida) was hit by a tornado on Wednesday, January 27. The Tallahassee International Airport was also affected, with

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Summit Briefing: Week of 1/18/21

a field of american flags on the National Mall

A “Field of Flags” replaced the usual crowds on the National Mall during the inauguration Weds. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool Photo via AP) Your Summit Weekly Briefing   By Alex Tananbaum  Ashwath Vimal 1. General News: U.S. soldier arrested for alleged plan of terrorism, A leader of the Political group “Proud Boys” arrested A 20-year-old U.S. army private was arrested in Georgia

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Summit Briefing: Week of 1/11/21

The US Capitol Building. Smoke smolders in front of it. Behind it is a grey sky.

Leah Millis/Reuters. Via Business Insider. Your Summit Weekly Briefing   By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal 1. General News: U.S. Capitol Riot  The U.S. Capitol was stormed by angry Trump supporters on Wednesday, Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. Fueled by anger due to what they called a “stolen election”, masses of people violently rioted outside the Capitol Building, chanting angrily

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