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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.

Comment: To ignore the US' historical precedent of violent white insurrectionists is to leave the door open to it happening again and again, writes Zaina Ujayli.

Anti-Trump Republicans plan to form 'breakaway third party'

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Anti-Trump Republicans plan to form 'breakaway third party'

The plans appear to be a political knee-jerk reaction from former GOP officials worried about the party’s disregard for the rule of law under Trump.

Trump incited insurrection and 'revelled' in violence: Democrats

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Trump incited insurrection and 'revelled' in violence: Democrats

The chief Democratic impeachment prosecutor said former US President Donald Trump incited insurrection and "revelled" in violence by supporters ...

Trump impeachment based on 'cold facts,' trial hears

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Trump impeachment based on 'cold facts,' trial hears

Donald Trump's hearing is soon to reach its zenith.

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Trump's second trial to start amid fight over legitimacy

The first president to face charges after leaving office, Donald Trump has refused a request to testify, continuing to challenge US civic norms and traditions even in defeat.

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Protests in Sudan border state over worsening economy

Protests erupted in eastern Sudan over the rising cost of living.

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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.

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Trump impeachment article sent to Senate, triggering trial

The US House of Representatives is to deliver a single article of impeachment to the Senate accusing Donald Trump of inciting the ...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three young men and blew up ...

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Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill ...

Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

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Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

Trump to leave with historic low approval rating

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Trump to leave with historic low approval rating

Trump will leave the White House this week with the lowest approval rating of his presidency, with just 34 percent of Americans supporting the ...

Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

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Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday his treatment was beyond a 'mockery of justice' during a court hearing.

Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

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Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

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Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump plans to leave town before his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Someone is trying to sue Twitter for suspending Trump

Erik Estavillo is trying to take his frustration over Twitter's decision to 'ban' Trump from its platform to court.

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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 ...

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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 ...

Democrats introduce Trump impeachment article in House

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Democrats introduce Trump impeachment article in House

The move comes after Republicans blocked a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke constitutional authority to remove ...

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Merkel finds Twitter halt of Trump account 'problematic'

A spokesman for the German Chancellor said the "decision of the management of social media platforms" should not interfere with the "fundamental ...

Pelosi spoke with military chief to prevent Trump strike

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Pelosi spoke with military chief to prevent Trump strike

The House Speaker said she has spoken with the Joint Chiefs Chairman in order to prevent 'an unstable president from initiating military ...

US Justice Department indicts 15 over Capitol violence

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US Justice Department indicts 15 over Capitol violence

The US Justice Department has indicted 15 people involved in the storming of the Capitol.

Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

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Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

Two members of President Donald Trump's cabinet resigned in protest over the storming of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

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