US businesses cut Republican party donations in wake of riot
17 January 2021 | 12:08 pm
The fallout from the Capitol siege has begun to hit the Republican party in the wallet with major businesses cancelling their political contributions.
16 Oct 2021
16 Oct 2021
Images shows police hammering their way into the prison where rioting left at least 116 inmates dead, some of them decapitated, as rival drug gangs went to war armed with guns and grenades. Police later said they regained control of the prison on Thursday.
23 Oct 2021
Guatemalan riot police are deployed as former soldiers storm the rear area of Congress on and torch several vehicles in protest over unpaid compensation for their service during the country's civil war from 1960 to 1996.
9 Nov 2021
Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and five other associates of former President Donald Trump are accused of promoting misinformation surrounding last year's presidential election.
6 Jan 2022
On January 6 of last year, thousands of supporters of Donald Trump poured into Washington. They were convinced he had won the 2020 presidential election instead of Joe Biden and were determined to stop Congress from confirming his loss. The rioters stormed the US Capitol building in shocking images seen live around the world. Some 140 police officers were injured, one dying the day after the attack. Four others who guarded the Capitol that day went on to take their own lives. In this special edition, we look back at the events of that fateful day.
7 Jan 2022
It's been one year since the world watched in shock as ordinary citizens stormed the US Capitol in Washington. What made that dramatic event possible? What motivated the rioters to storm the heart of their own democracy? One year on, our reporters travelled to the small town of Johnstown in Pennsylvania, where working-class voters helped elect Donald Trump as president in 2016.
13 May 2022
Five House Republicans are said to have information relevant the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. However, they all have refused to cooperate with the special investigation.
11 Jun 2022
The US House committee presented new findings tying former President Donald Trump to the attack on the Capitol.
14 Jun 2022
Former US President Donald Trump's closest advisors and family described the effort to push election lies. His former Attorney General William Barr at one point said he was "detached from reality" in Monday's hearing.
6 Oct 2022
It was an unprecedented attack on the peaceful transition of power that had defined democracy in the United States for more than two centuries. On January 6, 2021, a mob of Donald Trump supporters besieged the US Capitol in rioting that ultimately killed five people. War reporter Luke Mogelson was there that day.
16 Oct 2022
The committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has voted to subpoena former President Donald Trump. The vote came during the panel’s last public hearing before the midterms.
14 Nov 2022
The former US president wants to avoid testifying and providing documentation to a Congressional committee investigating the 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
14 Dec 2022
Jair Bolsonaro backers confronted police in the Brazilian capital as Lula da Silva was ratified as the country's new president. The rioters at one point attempted to storm the federal police headquarters.
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Sierra Leone is now treating Sunday's clashes that killed 21 people in the capital Freetown as a failed coup attempt. Thirteen military officers and one civilian are under arrest. Meanwhile, 11 miners have lost their lives in South Africa after an elevator carrying 86 workers plunged 200 metres at a platinum mine.
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Kim Kardashian's comedy has reportedly been sold to Netflix
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