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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Wall Street extends losses as big banks slump after results
U.S. stocks extended losses on Friday, with big Wall Street banks tumbling after their earnings reports, while weaker-than-expected retail sales data raised concerns about an economic recovery dented by soaring coronavirus cases.
For Los Angeles-area ambulance crews, the COVID-19 calls never stop
For Southern California ambulance crews, the shifts feel never-ending and the calls to pick up COVID-19 patients seem endless.
Dutch government quits over 'colossal stain' of tax subsidy scandal
Prime Minister Mark Rutte's government resigned on Friday, accepting responsibility for wrongful accusations of fraud by the tax authorities that drove thousands of families to financial ruin, often on the basis of ethnicity.
Uganda's Museveni takes commanding election lead as rival alleges fraud
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni took a commanding lead in Uganda's presidential election with almost half the votes counted on Friday though his main rival Bobi Wine said there had been widespread fraud.
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.
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.
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