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Politics live updates: Capitol Police official describes siege as 'worst of the worst'

Politics live updates: Capitol Police official describes siege as 'worst of the worst'

WASHINGTON – Senators are questioning the current and former leaders of four law enforcement agencies about the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. [...]
Iraq attack: Joe Biden poised after deadly rocket siege on air base

Iraq attack: Joe Biden poised after deadly rocket siege on air base

The US President is yet to publicly denounce the deadly attack near the Erbil International Airport that was purportedly carried out by Iranian-lin [...]
Pelosi announces 9/11-style commission into Capitol siege

Pelosi announces 9/11-style commission into Capitol siege

WASHINGTON — An independent, 9/11-style commission will be established to review the deadly security failures at the Jan. 6 Capitol [...]
Iranian Embassy Siege: ‘Hero’ hostage negotiator in tense standoff dies aged 84

Iranian Embassy Siege: ‘Hero’ hostage negotiator in tense standoff dies aged 84

Chief Superintendent Max Vernon, 84, was part of a six man team tasked to try and secure the release of 26 hostages. The hostages had been taken af [...]
Donald Trump hints at comeback after being cleared of inciting mob siege

Donald Trump hints at comeback after being cleared of inciting mob siege

In a statement issued from his Mar-a-Lago home, Mr Trump said: "In the months ahead I have much to share with you, and I look forward to continuing [...]
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