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Hundreds of pages that 'spread violence-glorifying material' continue to operate on Facebook, non-profit Avaaz says.

The Senate carried on with business as usual on Thursday. Yet worries persisted: the Capitol Police are pushing to extend the stay of the National Guard protecting Congress through May.

US Capitol 'breach' leads House to scrap Thursday session

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US Capitol 'breach' leads House to scrap Thursday session

Threats of a possible "breach" of the US Capitol led to the House of Representatives changing its voting plans.

After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

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After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

Gab instead of Twitter, MeWe over Facebook, Telegram for messaging and Discord for insiders.

'US Uncancelled' conservative conference cancels anti-Semitic speaker

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'US Uncancelled' conservative conference cancels anti-Semitic speaker

CPAC has announced that online personality Young Pharaoh will no longer speak at the conservative conference.

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US House punishes lawmaker in QAnon storm

The US House voted to strip conservative Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of her assignments over her past social media conduct.

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Trump names defense lawyers as historic trial looms

Former US president Donald Trump announced he had picked two lawyers to head his defense team days before his historic second impeachment trial.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump's end may be just the beginning

Comment: The racism and white rage that Trump came to symbolise are deeply entrenched. Biden must commit to ending America's institutionalised ...

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Twitter suspends QAnon-linked Republican lawmaker's account

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a newly elected Republican congresswoman, has been temporarily suspended on Twitter for 'multiple violations'

Capitol rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers: prosecutors

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Capitol rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers: prosecutors

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

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Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy

Twitter announced it has suspended "more than 70,000 accounts" linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory following the attack on the US ...

Twitter boots Trump to stop violence-sparking tweets

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Twitter boots Trump to stop violence-sparking tweets

Twitter has banned US President Donald Trump from its platform in the aftermath of the attack on the US Capitol.

'Numbers don't lie:' Walls close in on defiant Trump

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'Numbers don't lie:' Walls close in on defiant Trump

The incumbent president is becoming more and more isolated as fellow Republicans seek to distance themselves from his rhetoric over Biden's win.

Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, Nazi comparison

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Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, Nazi comparison

A CNN anchor's remarks drew a barrage of angry responses, including from Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich.

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

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Trump eyes Florida win in early US election results

President Donald Trump appeared poised to win the big prize of Florida in early results from the US presidential elections.

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QAnon promoter wins seat in US Congress

Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, who had never run for political office before, was well ahead and projected to win her race for US House ...

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Ancient Egyptian artefacts vandalised by conspiracy theorists in Germany

A strange conspiracy theory involving ancient artefacts has emerged in Europe.

The New Arab Staff

Half of Trump voters believe QAnon conspiracy theory: poll

A new poll has revealed that only 17 percent of registered Trump voters don't believe in the QAnon conspiracy theory that has swept the ...

Trump refuses to denounce far-right conspiracy group <em>QAnon</em>

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Trump refuses to denounce far-right conspiracy group QAnon

The US President has refused to condemn a far-right conspiracy group that has been classed a domestic threat by the FBI.

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Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Duke's account 'has been permanently suspended for repeated violations of the Twitter rules on hateful conduct,' the social networking site said

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