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By On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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District of trepidation: Fear of violence upends U.S. capital before inauguration

The U.S. capital is gripped with trepidation. Fear of violence has upended Washington before Wednesday’s presidential inauguration as residents of the city, More...

By On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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FBI vetting U.S. National Guard troops in Washington amid fears of insider attack

U.S. defence officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s More...

By On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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Trump allies involved in rally that ignited U.S. Capitol siege, records show

Members of U.S. President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington, D.C., rally that spawned a deadly More...

By On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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Harris to be sworn in as U.S. vice-president by Justice Sotomayor

Vice-president-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, a history-making event in which the first Black, South More...

By On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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Pro-Trump demonstrations held at statehouses across U.S.

Small groups of pro-Trump demonstrators, some armed, have begun gathering outside statehouses, including in Michigan, Ohio and South Carolina. CBC | World News More...

By On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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U.S. state capitol buildings beef up security amid fears of armed pro-Trump protests

The FBI warned police agencies of possible armed protests outside all 50 state capitol buildings starting Saturday through president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration More...

By On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Some glimpses of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden on CBC from over the years

Since 1974, U.S. president-elect Joe Biden has caught the attention of CBC News, as he served as a senator and later as U.S. vice president. CBC | World News  More...

By On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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U.S. gun rights group National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy

The U.S. National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights More...

By On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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U.S. expected to execute 13th death row inmate during Trump’s presidency on Friday night

The U.S. government intends to carry out the 13th and final execution under President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday evening, just five days before More...

By On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Russia to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty after U.S. departure

Russia said Friday it will withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities following the U.S. exit from the pact. CBC More...

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