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Myanmar police scuffle with nationalist monk’s followers

Reuters
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar police scuffled on Saturday with dozens of followers of Buddhist nationalist monk Ashin Wirathu at a demonstration calling for him to be put on trial more than two months after he handed himself in to face sedition charges. Protesters, many of them monks, gathered outside the......

Washington Post: Capitol Police intelligence report warned of violence targeting ‘Congress itself’ three days before attack

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Supporters of the current president see January 6, 2021, as the last opportunity to overturn the results of the presidential election,” the memo reads, according to the Post. “This sense of desperation and disappointment may lead to more of......

Domestic terrorism has superseded the threat of international terrorism, warns ex-NYC police commissioner

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton warned CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” that domestic terrorism has superseded the threat of international terrorism in the United States.  “For the last 20 years our biggest concern was international terrorism......

Capitol Police probing claims GOP lawmakers gave tours to Trump supporters before riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Capitol Police said Friday that they are investigating allegations by Democratic members of Congress that Republican lawmakers gave tours of the Capitol to supporters of President Donald Trump a day before a pro-Trump mob rioted there. Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J.......

Broncos LB Miller subject of police investigation

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is the subject of a police investigation in Parker, Colorado. Police in the southeast suburb of Denver confirmed Friday that Miller is under investigation, saying that “if the investigation determines a crime has occurred charges will be submitted to the DA’s office......

‘Kill him with his own gun’: Police describe facing the mob at the Capitol

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Then, Fanone, who had just been Tasered several times in the back of the neck, heard something chilling that made him go into survival mode. “Some guys started getting a hold of my gun and they were screaming out,......

The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Trump’s growing isolation as administration comes to an end

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cate Martel To view past editions of The Hill’s 12:30 Report, click here: http://bit.ly/1M1mIfw  To receive The Hill’s 12:30 Report in your inbox, please sign up here: http://bit.ly/1Tt4hqN  –> A midday take on what’s happening in politics and how to have a sense of humor......

2 Virginia police officers face federal charges in Capitol riots

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Two police officers in Rocky Mount, Virginia are facing federal charges in the January 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Sergeant Thomas Robertson and Officer Jacob Fracker have been charged with unlawful entry into a restricted area and violent......

Two off-duty police officers pictured giving the middle finger during Capitol siege arrested

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Justice Department has charged and arrested two off-duty Virginia police officers who went viral online after being photographed with one giving the middle finger in front of a statue in the Capitol building during last week’s siege. Jacob......

Sweeping arrests of Capitol rioters uncover large arsenals of weapons

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live The FBI has recovered large caches of weapons from Capitol rioters and warned that police should consider the use of SWAT techniques when arresting rioters. Jeff Pegues reports. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights......

Cleveland City Council Holds Hearing on May 30th Police Report, Calvin Williams Stands by Justice Center Breach Claims

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click to enlarge After testimony about the May 30th demonstrations from local activists Kareem Henton and Julian Khan at a Cleveland City Council Safety Committee meeting Wednesday, Police Chief Calvin Williams refuted the narrative that police had started the riots. Williams said he’d heard this narrative repeatedly — though it......

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