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"Strong evidence... supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States government."

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump.

How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

Brooke Anderson

How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

In-depth: Georgia's different minority communities worked together to help tip the balance in Senate runoffs, ultimately shaping the trajectory of American politics.

UN calls on US to reverse labelling Houthis 'terrorists'

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UN calls on US to reverse labelling Houthis 'terrorists'

The UN has urged the US to cancel its decision to classify Yemen's Houthi rebels as "terrorists" to avoid the risk of a famine

Israel to push <em>Biden</em> to limit criticism of UAE

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Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

Israel is lobbying the incoming Biden administration to limit US criticism of the Gulf’s human rights record and military actions in ...

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Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

Turkey's defence minister told foreign reporters in Ankara that Turkey was in discussions to receive a second batch of the advanced S-400 missiles from Russia, which compete with US Patriots

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No chance of 'fair' trial before Trump exit: McConnell

The US Senate's Republican leader said a "fair or serious" trial of impeached President Donald Trump cannot be conducted before the inauguration ...

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Now that Trump is impeached (again), what's next?

Outgoing US President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time - what happens now?

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

Donald Trump was impeached for the second time, a first in US history.

Iran advances research on uranium metal production

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Iran advances research on uranium metal production

Iran told the UN it was advancing research on uranium metal production.

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Airbnb cancels Washington rentals during Biden inauguration

Facing the possibility of renewed violence from Trump supporters, Washington residents had been urging neighbors with Airbnbs not to rent during ...

'Stay vigilant', says Muslim organisation amid pro-Trump riots

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'Stay vigilant', says Muslim organisation amid pro-Trump riots

CAIR warned that the threat of white supremacist violence and armed protests leading up to and on Inauguration Day is high and Muslims may be a ...

Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

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Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

The expected majority vote would make Trump the first US president to have been impeached twice.

HRW urges <em>Biden</em> to let Trump face the courts

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HRW urges Biden to let Trump face the courts

After assuming office, the incoming president should not stand in the way of professional prosecutors seeking to hold Donald Trump to account ...

Troops on Washington streets to begin carrying arms

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Troops on Washington streets to begin carrying arms

Social media chatter among extremists and Trump supporters about holding armed marches and threatening violence in the US capital has reportedly ...

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Pence rejects invoking 25th Amendment to oust Trump

The Vice President of the United States Mike Pence said he does not support invoking the 25th Amendment process to remove Donald Trump.

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Pompeo alleges Iran new 'home base' of Al-Qaeda

'Al-Qaeda has a new home base. It is the Islamic Republic of Iran', Pompeo said.

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Facebook exec says 'no plans' to end Trump ban

Facebook does not intend to lift the ban on outgoing President Donald Trump

Brooke Anderson

Trumpism and the political future of America

In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none of these are the ...

Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links

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Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links

Pompeo has fired a long list of warnings to Iran, as he sees out his final days as Secretary of State.

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Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

Trump and Pence met for the first time since rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, signaling a united front as Democratic efforts to impeach ...

WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

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WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

Scientists at the World Health Organization warned that mass vaccinations would not bring about herd immunity to the coronavirus this year, even ...

Pompeo: US redesignating Cuba as state sponsor of terrorism

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Pompeo: US redesignating Cuba as state sponsor of terrorism

Pompeo said he was placing Cuba back on a blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, a last-minute roadblock to expected efforts by ...

Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President ...

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