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'Coup attempt': US Congress to resume counting electoral votes after protesters storm Capitol
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'Coup attempt': US Congress to resume counting electoral votes after protesters storm Capitol

In a scene of unrest seldom witnessed in the history of the US capital, hundreds of people in the mob barrelled past fence barricades outside the Capitol and clashed with officers

US court to pursue Democrats' lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of accepting gifts without congressional approval
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US court to pursue Democrats' lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of accepting gifts without congressional approval

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause can move forward. The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign and state governments without congressional approval. Trump, unlike modern presidents before him, has declined to fully divest from his businesses.

Canada to legalise Marijuana from 17 October; Justin Trudeau believes move will stall organised crime, protect youth
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Canada to legalise Marijuana from 17 October; Justin Trudeau believes move will stall organised crime, protect youth

Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting 17 October in a move that should take market share away from organised crime and protect the country's youth, prime minister Justin Trudeau has said.

President Donald Trump renews attack on retail giant Amazon on Twitter, accuses Jeff Bezos of lobbying for company
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President Donald Trump renews attack on retail giant Amazon on Twitter, accuses Jeff Bezos of lobbying for company

US president Donald Trump resumed his attacks against online retailing giant Amazon and accused The Washington Post, owned by Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos, of lobbying for the company.

Kaspersky Lab sues the Trump administration claiming ban of its software in the US is a violation of its due process rights
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Kaspersky Lab sues the Trump administration claiming ban of its software in the US is a violation of its due process rights

The lawsuit is the latest effort by Kaspersky Lab to push back on allegations that the company is vulnerable to Kremlin influence.

Former US police officer arrested near White House with nine firearms including AK-47, assault rifle
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Former US police officer arrested near White House with nine firearms including AK-47, assault rifle

A man arrested near the White House is a former Memphis police officer who had an arsenal of weapons in his car and believed the CIA had implanted a chip in his head, according to court documents.

15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'
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15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."

US Federal judge rules out class actions by consumers accusing music labels of inflating online prices
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US Federal judge rules out class actions by consumers accusing music labels of inflating online prices

Consumers accusing several big music companies of conspiring to inflate prices of music sold over the Internet cannot pursue class actions.

Marijuana about to become legal in Washington, but Republicans threaten backlash
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Marijuana about to become legal in Washington, but Republicans threaten backlash

Marijuana is about to become legal in Washington, but the idea of smoking pot in the shadow of the Capitol has some conservative lawmakers fuming.

US to let banks do business with licensed pot shops
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US to let banks do business with licensed pot shops

The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encouraging US states that are experimenting with legalization of the drug.