US: How Senate Republicans blocked inquiry into Capitol riot
03 June 2021 | 3:07 pm
The obstruction of the bill in a show of party loyalty to former President Donald Trump sparked outrage from Democrats.
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A massive storm system that brought numerous tornadoes has killed at least 21 people across the United States. High winds are still expected as the storms move northeast.
Khalid Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri, a senior IS leader tied to planned attacks in Europe, was killed in an unknown location in Syria by US forces.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 in New York, former US counterterrorism czar Richard Alan Clarke described the main threats facing the United States in cyberspace and warned that Russia's cyber weapons could potentially "do a lot of damage" in the US.
All sides are closely watching whether China would respond by staging another round of large-scale military exercises near the self-ruled democratic island.
An outlet known to be a Pyongyang mouthpiece said the joint military drills currently ongoing are escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea has recently pumped up its missile firing activities.
Republicans in control of the Tennessee House of Representatives have expelled two Democratic representatives over a gun control demonstration.
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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and a US conservative think-tank were among the organizations sanctioned by China. The move comes after Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen met with US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
US and Asian allies urge support for North Korea worker ban
Kamala Harris praised Tennessee lawmakers Justin Jones and Justin Pearson for pushing for stronger action on gun violence. Joe Biden also invited them to the White House.
A Texas court has suspended approval of the abortion pill mifepristone, while a Washington judge ruled in a separate case that access to the drug must be preserved.
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