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Online misinformation about election fraud plunged 73 percent after several social media sites suspended President Trump and key allies last week, research firm Zignal Labs has found, underscoring the power of tech companies to limit the falsehoods poisoning public debate when they act aggressively.
The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” after a mob of his supporters stormed the United States Capitol last week, marking the first time in US history that a president has been impeached twice.
U.S. prosecutors say they have identified more than 170 people for potential criminal charges in connection with the January 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol and that they expect that number to run into the hundreds in the coming weeks as a massive nationwide hunt for the pro-Trump rioters continues.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday she would push ahead with efforts to remove President Donald Trump from office during the final days of his administration after his supporters’ violent attack on the Capitol.
Donald Trump faced fresh calls Sunday from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol, as the threat builds for a historic second impeachment effort in his final 10 days in the White House.
An increasingly isolated and angry President Donald Trump, cut off by Twitter in the waning days of his term, faces a renewed drive by Democrats to remove him from office after he incited his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol.
President Donald Trump yesterday faced a stirring revolt from the United States political establishment after he incited a mob to assault the Capitol, as part of his agenda to steal victory from President-elect Joe Biden.
U.S. lawmakers are calling for an investigation of the police force that protects the Capitol, while also offering praise for their actions, after Wednesday’s storming of the seat of the country’s legislative branch by a mob of pro-Trump supporters.
President Donald Trump publicly acknowledged that he would leave office on January 20 for the first time Thursday, pledging an orderly transfer of power after Congress affirmed President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College win.
Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' victory early on Thursday, the end of a long day and night marked by chaos and violence in Washington, in which extremists emboldened by President Trump sought to thwart the peaceful transfer of power that has been a hallmark of modern American history by staging a violent insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol.
Four people are dead, including a woman who was fatally shot inside the U.S. Capitol, and 52 arrests were made Wednesday after supporters of President Donald Trump breached the building ahead of the Electoral College vote, according to police.
The bloody chaos inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday came after the police force that protects the legislative complex was overrun by a mob of Trump supporters in what law enforcement officials called a catastrophic failure to prepare.
US President Donald Trump has been recorded telling Georgia’s top election official to “find” enough votes to overturn the election result.
In his address shortly after signing the budget, Mohammed commended the House of Assembly for working in synergy with the Executive Council to get the budget approved within a short time.
A statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee that has represented Virginia in the United States Capitol for 111 years has been removed.
The U.S. Congress on Monday was scrambling to pass a $900 billion coronavirus aid package meant to stimulate a pandemic-hit economy, following seven months of partisan bickering over the measure’s contents.
The Trump administration notified several Huawei suppliers, including chipmaker Intel, that it is revoking certain licenses to sell to the Chinese company and intends to reject dozens of other applications to supply the telecommunications firm, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Brazilian health regulator Anvisa’s board on Sunday voted to approve emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech and Britain’s AstraZeneca and to begin immunizations as the pandemic enters a deadly second wave.
Police detained prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on arrival at a Moscow airport on Sunday after he flew home to Russia from Germany for the first time since he was poisoned last summer.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande, as a committed Nigerian patriot.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer refused to celebrate a hard-earned point at Anfield, pointing out that Manchester United are now required to win their next outing to keep up their Premier League chase.
According to Wiwo, “the news of the kidnap of James Finwe, came to us as shock. As a Union, we are calling on the security agencies to rescue our colleague. The abductors are also advised to release Finwe unconditionally without further delay. The Union will not accept any kidnapping of any of our members even after the release of Finwe.
Mr Trump said his likely impeachment in the House of Representatives on Wednesday was causing "tremendous anger" among voters as he left the White house for a trip to Texas.
Over 400,000 residents of Kaduna have been enrolled into the state’s Contributory Health Scheme, Aliyu Saidu, the Director-General of Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Agency said.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that troops on internal security operations across the country have killed 80 terrorists, bandits and other criminals disturbing the peace of the country. The soldiers also arrested four cultists, recovered several arms and ammunition and rescued three kidnapped persons during the operations conducted between January 7 and 14, DHQ announced on Wednesday.
The victim, a native of Eziama autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the State, was whisked away by his abductors who were allegedly dressed in police uniform.