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President Biden Hails Police For Safeguarding Democracy During Capitol Riot

Oct 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Biden spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020.

US: Jan 6 Capitol Insurrection Investigation Committee Subpoenas Organizers

Sep 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The subpoenas are part of the panel's efforts to collect information from the organizers “and their associated entities on the planning, organization, and funding of those events.


US Capitol Police Gets Ready For Rally Supporting January 6 Rioters, Includes US National Guard For Security

The Capitol police are taking no chances as they prepare for Saturday's rally at the US Capitol in support of rioters imprisoned after the violent Jan. 6 insurrection. They're working to avoid a repeat of the pre-inauguration attack.

Angelina Jolie Visits White House To Discuss Violence Against Women Act

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Angelina Jolie also briefly made an appearance at the White House press briefing room as she spoke with reporters about the need for the reauthorization of the legislation.


US Capitol Hill Rioters Being Dubbed As 'Patriots' By Trump Supporters

Allies of former US President Donald Trump have been trying to revise the narrative of that deadly day by calling those in the mob of the January 2021 Capitol riots, “political prisoners".

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04 August, 2021

Indian-American Community Hosts Event To Celebrate Second Anniversary Of Abrogation Of Article 370

Outlook Web Desk

The event was attended by Congressional staffers, NGO leaders and media personalities who were given a first-hand account of the detrimental impacts of terrorism felt in the region


28 July, 2021

US Capitol Riots: Restaurant Owner's Arrest Over 'Insurrection Pizza' Causes Outrage

Associated Press (AP)

In May, William Blauser, a Vietnam War veteran, and retired letter carrier, and his friend, Bob's Trading Post owner Pauline Bauer, were arrested on federal charges related to the violence at the United States Capitol on January 6.


19 July, 2021

US Capitol Riots: Florida Man Who Breached Senate Chamber, First To Face Sentencing For Felony

Associated Press (AP)

Prosecutors want Paul Allard Hodgkins to serve 18 months behind bars, saying in a recent filing that he, 'like each rioter, contributed to the collective threat to democracy'


04 June, 2021

Reports: Facebook To End Rule Exemptions For Politicians

Associated Press (AP)

The newsworthiness exemption, makes a statement offensive, bullying or otherwise controversial, breaking community standard


04 June, 2021

Mike Pence: I'll Never See Eye To Eye With Donald Trump Over What Happened On January 6

Associated Press (AP)

'You know, President Trump and I have spoken many times since we left office. And I don't know if we'll ever see eye to eye on that day,' Mike Pence said


26 March, 2021

Donald Trump Defends Capitol Rioters, Says There Was 'Zero Threat'

Associated Press (AP)

Donald Trump complained to Fox News Channel's Laura Ingraham that law enforcement was 'persecuting' the Capitol rioters, while 'nothing happens' to left-wing protesters.


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14 February, 2021

US Capitol Violence: Senate Acquits Former President Donald J Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

While 7 Republicans voted in favour of impeaching Trump, the Democrats failed to secure the necessary two-thirds or 67 votes to impeach the former president.


12 February, 2021

'US Capitol Rioters Acted On Donald Trump's Orders': Democrats In Impeachment Trial

Associated Press (AP)

President Joe Biden said he believed 'some minds may be changed' after senators saw chilling security video Wednesday of the deadly insurrection at the Capitol


11 February, 2021

US Senate Begins Impeachment Trial, Democrats Make Their Case Against Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump lost the elections to Joe Biden, who was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on January 20.


11 February, 2021

Democrats: Donald Trump ‘Inciter In Chief'’ Of Capitol Attack

Associated Press (AP)

Trump is the first president to face an impeachment trial after leaving office and the first to be twice impeached.


10 February, 2021

What's Ahead As Donald Trump Impeachment Trial Begins

Associated Press (AP)

Trump's lawyers say the trial should not be held at all because the former president is now a private citizen.


08 February, 2021

Senate Republicans Support Donald Trump Ahead Of Impeachment Trial

Associated Press (AP)

The Senate is set to launch the impeachment trial on Tuesday to consider the charge that Trump provoked a mob to storm the Capitol.


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05 February, 2021

Man Who Wore Horns In US Capitol Riot Moved To Virginia Jail, Will Get Special Organic Food

Associated Press (AP)

Jacob Chansley was transferred to the Alexandria Detention Center after his attorney argued that his client had gone nine days without eating because organic food wasn't served at the jail in Washington.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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