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Bumble Match Turns in Capitol Riot Suspect (Again)

Slate

A man in Texas suspected of taking part in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot was arrested Friday after a match on the Bumble dating app turned him in to authorities. Andrew Taake of Houston opened up the app while he was in Washington early this year. The unnamed match asked Taake if he was "near all the action" and Taake said he was there "from the very beginning." Taake claimed he had spent 30 minutes in the Capitol and was pepper-sprayed while "peacefully standing there." He also shared a selfie and said it was taken "about 30 minutes after being sprayed."


Heavy Metal Confronts Its Nazi Problem

The New Yorker

"The world is on fire," Ben Hutcherson told an audience in Brooklyn, last month, before a set by his band, Glacial Tomb. He added, "At least we can all burn together." Over the next thirty minutes, the band, which Hutcherson describes as playing "blackened, sludgy death metal," roared through a half-dozen songs, replete with thundering drums and growled vocals. The set ended with a broadside of defiance, in the form of a cover of the punk band Aus-Rotten's "Fuck Nazi Sympathy." As Glacial Tomb sped through the song--which includes the lines "Don't respect something that has no respect" and "Don't give them their freedom, because they're not going to give you yours"--audience members shouted the lyrics, churned in a mosh pit, and dove from the stage.


Capitol rioter accused of assaulting cops with chemical spray served as Marine, to remain jailed before trial

FOX News

Fox News exclusively obtained a draft copy of the task force's recommendations; Lucas Tomlinson reports. A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that a former Marine accused of dousing at least 15 police officers with a chemical spray outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and bragging about it later on video will remain in custody, according to a report. Daniel Ray Caldwell, 49, of The Colony, Texas, will stay behind bars until his trial in Washington, D.C., The Dallas Morning News reported. After hearing testimony during several detention hearings in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Magistrate Judge Kimberly Priest Johnson decided no conditions of release would "reasonably assure the safety" of the community. Caldwell was arrested by FBI agents on Feb. 10 at Texas Instruments, his place of employment in Richardson, Texas, authorities said.


2 men indicted after allegedly assaulting Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who later died

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Two men arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot have been named in a 10-count indictment that alleges they assaulted numerous police officers, including Brian Sicknick, who died a day later. Julian Elie Khater, 32, and George Pierre Tanios, 39, are accused of using chemical bear spray on multiple police officers during the riot, according to the grand jury indictment, which was unsealed Thursday. Tanios allegedly carried the spray in a backpack to the Capitol and handed it to Khater upon request, according to the indictment.


NY man bragged about Capitol riot on Bumble; his match turned him in

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A New York man was arrested Thursday after allegedly bragging on the dating app Bumble about his involvement in the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol in January, according to reports. Robert Chapman of Carmel, N.Y., reportedly matched with the woman about one week after the Jan. 6 riot, telling her he "did storm the capitol" and "made it all the way into Statuary Hall." The woman wrote back, "We are not a match," then contacted the police.