Pro-Trump rioters climbed on walls at the US Capitol during a protest against the certification of the 2020 US presidential election results by the US Congress. Reuters
It took 159 years, but the Confederate battle flag finally flew in the United States Capitol on Wednesday night as a mob of men and women marching behind it smashed through windows, assaulted police officers, and terrorised members of Congress in hopes
In a late night news conference, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert J. Contee said 47 of the 52 arrests to date were related to violations of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 6pm curfew, with 26 of those involving people arrested on US Capitol grounds.
Almost 50 years ago, in May 1971, Vietnam War protest leaders called for “May Day” protests in Washington, DC. If the federal government would not stop the war, then the nation’s capital would be brought to a standstill — by non-violently clogging its major intersections
The invasion last Wednesday of the US Capitol by swarms of Donald Trump’s supporters while Congress was confirming the election of Joe Biden to the presidency was the first attack by a mob of US citizens in the 244-year history of that deeply divided country.
Despite warnings to humans, fossil fuels continue to remain steadfast and have damaging consequences. Burning of coal, for instance, not only leads to air pollution but deaths too.
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Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party on Saturday chose Armin Laschet, the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader — sending a signal of continuity months before an election in which voters will decide who becomes the new chancellor.