Pro-Navalny rallies in more than 60 Russian cities

Pro-Navalny rallies in more than 60 Russian cities

Russian police are arresting supporters of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny as they take to the streets of more than 60 Russian cities Saturday to demand the Kremlin critic’s immediate release, defying the measures taken by police to break up the protests, which they have declared illegal.

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Impeachment charge against Trump to be sent to US Senate Monday

Impeachment charge against Trump to be sent to US Senate Monday

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday will send an article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate, Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday, beginning a trial at which the former president could be convicted of inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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Biden signs executive orders on coronavirus pandemic

Biden signs executive orders on coronavirus pandemic

U.S. President Joe Biden spent his first full day in office Thursday signing a number of executive orders addressing the handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which has affected more people in the United States than anyplace else in the world.

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Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in Wednesday as the president and vice president of the United States, in a historically subdued ceremony reflective of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and domestic tensions.

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US classifies China's policies toward Uighurs as 'genocide' 

US classifies China's policies toward Uighurs as 'genocide' 

In the final hours of the President Donald Trump’s administration, the United States Tuesday formally labeled the Chinese government's policies targeting ethnic Uighur Muslims and other minorities in the northwest region of Xinjiang as “genocide.”

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US tightens security checks ahead of Biden inauguration

US tightens security checks ahead of Biden inauguration

U.S. security officials say they are taking every precaution to guard against an attack on President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, including FBI security screening of the 25,000 members of the National Guard assigned to Washington to protect the event.

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Gunmen kill two female judges in Afghan capital

Gunmen kill two female judges in Afghan capital

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan said Sunday two female judges working for the Supreme Court were shot dead in the capital, Kabul, the latest victims of targeted killings in recent months.

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Biden announces $1.9 trillion covid relief package

Biden announces $1.9 trillion covid relief package

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a coronavirus response plan Thursday evening, emphasizing the urgency of passing legislation to help Americans through the pandemic and the economic crisis it has wrought.

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