US: National Rifle Association declares bankruptcy
31 January 2021 | 6:35 am
A corruption lawsuit against the gun-lovers' lobby has pushed the NRA to declare bankruptcy. The group says the move will ensure "sustainable" growth.
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US President Joe Biden called for an end to racist shootings, saying silence meant complicity, on the 60th anniversary of the march where Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
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The US president visited areas in Florida hit hard by the "extremely dangerous" storm. The visit was overshadowed, however, by the absence of the state's governor and presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis.
A judge in Washington has sentenced the former national chairman of the far-right Proud Boys militia to 22 years in prison. It's the stiffest sentence yet in connection with the January 6, 2021 attack on Congress.
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