In the aftermath of the U.S. Capitol riot, which left five people dead, federal law enforcement agencies have intensified their scrutiny of extremist chatter online. Far-right extremists are being driven into the dark corners of the internet, after months of openly posting threats.
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Biden names geneticist Lander for new Cabinet-level post, elevating role of science
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden named pioneering geneticist Eric Lander as the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy on Friday, elevating the post to Cabinet-level status for first time.
Amazon union election to start in February, U.S. labor board says
Amazon.com Inc's first U.S. union election since 2014 is scheduled to begin with the mailing of ballots in early February and a vote count starting March 30, a U.S. labor board official said in a filing on Friday.
France's Total quits top U.S. oil lobby in climate split
France's Total SE on Friday became the first major global energy company to quit the main U.S. oil and gas lobby due to disagreements over its climate policies and support for easing drilling regulations.
U.S. troops in Afghanistan now down to 2,500, lowest since 2001: Pentagon
The number of U.S troops in Afghanistan has been reduced to 2,500, the lowest level of American forces there since 2001, the Pentagon said on Friday.
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Exclusive: India's friction with U.S. rises over planned purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems
The United States has told India it is unlikely to get a waiver on its planned acquisition of Russian S-400 air defence systems, raising the risk of sanctions similar to those imposed on Turkey for buying that equipment, people aware of the matter said.
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