Thursday, January 27, 2022

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US President Joe Biden terms Jan 6 Capitol riot ‘existential crisis’

Biden said to protect democracy required people of goodwill and courage to stand up to the hate, lies, and the extremism that led to this “vicious attack”.

Man rams car into US Capitol; 1 officer killed, another injured

The incident happened around 1:02 PM on Friday (local time), when the suspect rammed his car into two of our officers and then hit the north barricade barrier.

Facebook CEO blames Trump, rioters for Capitol attack

"How is it possible for you not to at least admit that Facebook played a leading role in the recruitment, planning and execution of the attack on the capitol?" asked Democratic Representative Mike Doyle.

Donald Trump indicates active public life after 2nd impeachment acquittal

Trump, 74, faced the charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly January 6 assault of the US Capitol by his supporters.

Jennifer Lopez delivers power-packed performance at Biden’s inauguration

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 'If You Had My Love,' singer sang a mashup of the songs 'This Land is Your land' and 'America the Beautiful.' Lopez's performance came after the swearing-in of the US Vice President Kamala Harris.

Facebook has no plan to reinstate Trump’s account across apps

Facebook on January 7 imposed a ban on Trump from its platforms "indefinitely" following a pro-Trump attack on the US Capitol, saying the ban would not be lifted before Inauguration Day on January 20.

Athawale condemns violence at US Capitol, says he will talk to Trump

"It is not only an insult to the Republican Party but also to America and democracy. That is why we are expressing our displeasure. I will try to speak to him (Donald Trump) over the phone," the Republican Party of India (A), president said.

Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump’s account

After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter

Police officer’s death brings US Capitol unrest toll to 5

US Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick was reportedly struck in the head with a fire extinguisher on Wednesday while struggling with the rioters who swarmed through the halls of Congress

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube must ‘kick off’ Trump now

Several tech leaders and social activists called on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to move beyond labelling Trump messages, and aggressively curb his posts amplifying and endorsing violence.

4 died as Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol

Washington, Jan 7 (AP) Four people died as supporters of President Donald Trump violently occupied the US Capitol. Washington DC Police Chief Robert Contee...

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