Law enforcement officials are gearing up for pro-Trump marches in all 50 state capitals this weekend, erecting barriers and calling National Guard troops to try to prevent the kind of violent attack on the U.S. Capitol that rattled the nation.
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Biden eyes ex-Obama staff to tackle Big Tech and other antitrust issues
Two former Obama administration officials have emerged as front-runners for the top antitrust job at the U.S. Department of Justice under the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
HHS's Azar tells Trump Capitol attack could tarnish legacy
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told President Donald Trump in a letter this week that the attack on the Capitol could tarnish the legacy of the administration.
U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Iran in final days of Trump presidency
The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and on three Iranian entities over conventional arms proliferation.
Uganda's Museveni wins sixth term, rival alleges fraud
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has scored a decisive election victory to win a sixth term, the country's election commission said on Saturday, but his main rival Bobi Wine denounced the results as fraudulent and urged citizens to reject them.
Distrust, division and doubt cloud Palestinian election call
Beset by political infighting, split between three territories and distrustful of their institutions, many Palestinians are sceptical that their first national elections in 15 years will bring change - or even happen at all.
Sherpas successfully complete first winter summit of K2; Spanish climber killed
A team of climbers from Nepal on Saturday become the first mountaineers to successfully complete a winter attempt on the summit of K2, the world's second tallest peak.
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