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US Inauguration Day 2021: How to watch Joe Biden's swearing-in ceremony on 20 January
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US Inauguration Day 2021: How to watch Joe Biden's swearing-in ceremony on 20 January

On Inauguration Day, President-elect Biden and both the Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take Oaths of Office at noon, which will be followed by the inaugural address

Five-time Olympic swimming medallist Klete Keller charged with taking part in US Capitol riot
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Five-time Olympic swimming medallist Klete Keller charged with taking part in US Capitol riot

The 38-year-old Keller competed in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. He captured two golds and a silver as a member of the 800-meter freestyle relay, as well as a pair of individual bronzes in the 400 free.

Donald Trump has less than two weeks left in White House; here's what could happen with him
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Donald Trump has less than two weeks left in White House; here's what could happen with him

Unless, for some reason, he departs earlier amid the outrage over the storming of the US Capitol by his supporters. Here are some of the possible scenarios for the coming days

LeBron James on this week's unrest at Capitol Hill:
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LeBron James on this week's unrest at Capitol Hill: "We live in two Americas"

LeBron James has remained a critic of Trump during his four years in office and said that what happened at the US Capitol was a direct correlation of what Trump represents.

US Capitol breach: Joe Biden decries 'darkest days' in US history, says pro-Trump protesters shown leniency
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US Capitol breach: Joe Biden decries 'darkest days' in US history, says pro-Trump protesters shown leniency

Biden slammed the outgoing president's record, saying the former real estate mogul had 'unleashed an all-out assault on the institutions of our democracy from the outset'

Pro-Trump supporters swarm US Capitol in attempt to overturn election results; four dead, dozens arrested
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Pro-Trump supporters swarm US Capitol in attempt to overturn election results; four dead, dozens arrested

In Photos: Pro-Trump supporters swarm US Capitol in attempt to overturn election results; one woman dead, dozens arrested

Day after egging on US Capitol rioters, Donald Trump appeals for 'healing' and pledges smooth transition of power
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Day after egging on US Capitol rioters, Donald Trump appeals for 'healing' and pledges smooth transition of power

In a video message aiming to calm tensions after his supporters stormed the US Capitol, Trump voiced outrage at the clashes that left at least four dead

'Thought we’d have to fight our way out': Capitol breach leaves senators aghast, many blame Trump for chaos
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'Thought we’d have to fight our way out': Capitol breach leaves senators aghast, many blame Trump for chaos

In a surreal scene of chaos and glee, hundreds of Trump loyalists roamed the halls, taking photos and breaking into offices. No police officers were in view

‘Beautiful sight’: China mocks US Capitol siege online, recalls Nancy Pelosi's remark on Hong Kong protests
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‘Beautiful sight’: China mocks US Capitol siege online, recalls Nancy Pelosi's remark on Hong Kong protests

State media tabloid Global Times tweeted side-by-side photo comparisons of Hong Kong protesters occupying the city's Legislative Council Complex in July 2019 with the Washington riots

US Capitol siege: Donald Trump supporters occupy Congress, vandalise Nancy Pelosi's office; at least four dead in riots
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US Capitol siege: Donald Trump supporters occupy Congress, vandalise Nancy Pelosi's office; at least four dead in riots

The pro-Trump mob took over the presiding officer's chair in the Senate, the offices of the House speaker and the Senate dais, where one yelled, 'Trump won that election'

US Capitol breach: A look at how world leaders, US allies reacted to siege by Trump supporters in Washington
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US Capitol breach: A look at how world leaders, US allies reacted to siege by Trump supporters in Washington

Joe Biden called for the restoration of 'just simple decency' as a mob incited by his predecessor stormed the US Capitol and delayed Congress from certifying the results of November's election

US Capitol violence: Facebook, Twitter block Donald Trump from posting over policy breach, appearing to exhort Washington rioters
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US Capitol violence: Facebook, Twitter block Donald Trump from posting over policy breach, appearing to exhort Washington rioters

Donald Trump supporters swarmed the US Capitol, putting it on lockdown, as Vice-President Mike Pence rebuffed the president's demand to overturn his loss to Joe Biden

Pentagon claims US launched airstrikes targeting Iran-backed Shia group in Iraq base; defence dept says 5 weapon storage facilities hit
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Pentagon claims US launched airstrikes targeting Iran-backed Shia group in Iraq base; defence dept says 5 weapon storage facilities hit

The US launched airstrikes Thursday in Iraq, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed and wounded American and British troops at a base north of Baghdad, the Pentagon said

US Army officer says he heard Donald Trump-Volodymyr Zelenskiy call, raised concerns over US president seeking 'favour' from Ukraine
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US Army officer says he heard Donald Trump-Volodymyr Zelenskiy call, raised concerns over US president seeking 'favour' from Ukraine

Alexander Vindman, a lieutenant colonel who served in Iraq and, later, as a diplomat, is prepared to tell House investigators that he listened to US president Donald Trump's 25 July call with new Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskiy and reported his concerns to the NSC's lead counsel, according to prepared testimony

White House dusts off Mueller playbook as pressure mounts on Donald Trump over phone call to Ukraine president
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White House dusts off Mueller playbook as pressure mounts on Donald Trump over phone call to Ukraine president

The White House is dusting off its playbook from the special counsel's Russia investigation

Pakistan’s point of view was not ‘appropriately presented’ in front of US, says Imran Khan after meeting with Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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Pakistan’s point of view was not ‘appropriately presented’ in front of US, says Imran Khan after meeting with Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that, in the past, Pakistan's point of view was not 'appropriately presented' in front of US.

No senior US official present to welcome Imran Khan on maiden visit; Shah Mahmood Qureshi receives Pakistan PM
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No senior US official present to welcome Imran Khan on maiden visit; Shah Mahmood Qureshi receives Pakistan PM

On his maiden visit to the United States, where Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan will hold talks with president Donald Trump, the former was not accorded an official welcome as required for heads of states

Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’
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Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, combative Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into extended dissection. Trump set off a firestorm when he tweeted that four should “go back” to their home countries, though three were born in US.

Fed chief Jerome Powell says 'no rush' to hike interest rates in 'solid' but slowing US economy
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Fed chief Jerome Powell says 'no rush' to hike interest rates in 'solid' but slowing US economy

Jerome Powell’s comments solidified a Fed policy shift last month in which it indicated it would pause a three-year cycle of rate hikes

Donald Trump says he will declare national emergency, use executive powers to bypass Congress over Mexico border wall
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Donald Trump says he will declare national emergency, use executive powers to bypass Congress over Mexico border wall

Word that Trump would declare the emergency prompted condemnations from Democrats and threats of lawsuits from states and others who might lose federal money or said Trump was abusing his authority.