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FBI Vetting Guard Troops In DC Amid Fears Of Insider Attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect...

WhatsApp growth slumps as rivals Signal, Telegram rise

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Encrypted messaging apps Signal and Telegram are seeing huge upticks in downloads from Apple and Google’s app stores. Facebook-owned WhatsApp,...

J&J vaccine on track for March rollout with target to deliver 1 bln doses this year –exec

CHICAGO, (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson is on track to roll out its single-shot coronavirus vaccine in March, and expects to have clear data...

Trump Impeached for a Second Time for ‘Inciting Violence’

The House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time by a margin of 232-197 for "inciting violence" in the nation's...

US COVID-19 Deaths Hit Another One-Day High At Over 4,300

Coronavirus deaths in the United States hit another one-day high at over 4,300 with the country’s attention focused largely on the fallout from the...

U.S. executes first woman on federal death row in nearly seven decades

(Reuters) – The U.S. government executed convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, today, after the Supreme Court cleared...

5 killed, including gunman, in Chicago shooting spree

A gunman shot and killed four people in a shooting spree that stretched from Chicago to Evanston, Ill., north of the city, on Sunday. Police...

U.S. Capitol police officer who died after violent assault ‘loved his job’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – His first big assignment was working at former President Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009. Officer Brian Sicknick had just been sworn...

U.S. Capitol police officer dies of injuries from riot by Trump supporters

(Reuters) – A U.S. Capitol Police officer, Brian Sicknick, has died of injuries suffered when supporters of President Donald Trump assaulted the legislative building,...

How security failures enabled Trump mob to storm U.S. Capitol

(Reuters) – The bloody chaos inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday came after the police force that protects the legislative complex was overrun by...

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