Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week's siege of the Capitol by President Trump's supporters, saying in a court filing that rioters intended "to capture and assassinate elected officials."
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Trump's China tech war backfires on automakers as chips run short
Automakers around the world are shutting assembly lines because of a global shortage of semiconductors that in some cases has been exacerbated by the Trump administration's actions against key Chinese chip factories, industry officials said.
Uganda's Museveni takes early election lead as rival alleges fraud
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni took an early lead in Uganda's presidential election according to preliminary results on Friday, though his main rival said there had been widespread fraud and his supporters had the right to protest.
Family of Lockerbie bomber lose posthumous appeal against his conviction
The family of Libyan Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the only person found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing which killed 270, have failed to overturn his conviction after losing a posthumous appeal in a Scottish court on Friday.
He's an Aussie: Joe the pigeon spared death as U.S. tag deemed fake
A pigeon due to be put down in Australia after apparently flying across the Pacific was spared the death sentence on Friday, after a leg tag identifying it as belonging to a U.S. bird organisation was declared a fake.
Indonesia quake kills at least 35, injures hundreds
A powerful earthquake killed at least 35 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia's island of Sulawesi on Friday, trapping several under rubble and unleashing dozens of aftershocks as authorities warned of more quakes that could trigger a tsunami.
Earnings season to test surge in regional banks stocks
A blistering rally in the shares of regional banks may be tested when a spate of lenders report results in the coming week.
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