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US Capitol: Car rams into security barricade; suspect shot dead, officer killed

A car rammed into a security barrier at the US Capitol complex in Washington DC, leaving one police officer dead and another in hospital with injuries. Then the driver lunged towards the officers with a knife, police said. The officers opened fire and the suspect was shot dead. Authorities said the attack, which came three months […]

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Trump supporters briefly capture US Capitol, 4 dead

Thousands of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday in a bid to overturn his election defeat, occupying the American symbol of democracy and forcing Congress to suspend its session to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Police evacuated lawmakers and struggled for more than three hours after the invasion to clear the Capitol of […]