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Joe Biden takes oath as 46th President of United States

Washington/IBNS: Democrat leader Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States at the 59th inauguration ceremony held in the West Front of the US Capitol.

Top UN officials saddened at mob violence during US Capitol breach; Bachelet decries 'incitement' by political leaders

New York: Top UN officials, including the Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly have expressed sadness over the violence that erupted on Wednesday when supporters of President Trump stormed the US Capitol building, temporarily bringing to a halt the disputed certification of November’s presidential election result.

Riot: US Capitol secured, one dead 

Washington: At least one person was killed as supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the iconic Capitol building and created chaos over his defeat in the polls.

US capital re-imposes strict coronavirus measures, limits mass gatherings

Washington/Sputnik: Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued guidance to re-impose strict coronavirus measures, including new limits on mass gathering on Monday, as the number of infection cases in the region continue to grow significantly.

Four people stabbed in Washington DC on election night

Washington/UNI: One woman and four men were stabbed in Washington DC, a few blocks from the US White House, on election night, NBC broadcaster has said citing the police.

China 'Aggressively' Seeks US Officials' Support for Its COVID-19 Response - FBI

Washington/Sputnik: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has learned that China has been aggressively attempting to influence US federal and local officials into defending Beijing’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, most recently by asking a state senator to introduce a resolution on the matter, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday.

Thousands gather for peaceful protest in US capital ahead of planned curfew

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: Thousands of demonstrators have gathered in Washington DC less than two hours ahead of the planned curfew on Monday.

US COVID-19 relief bill includes $10Bln in funding for native American tribes

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The coronavirus relief stimulus bill just signed into law contains significant provisions for Native American tribal governments and communities across the United States, the National Congress of American Indians said in a news release on Saturday.

Washington state guv declares state of emergency after first Coronavirus death in US

Washington/Sputnik: Governor of Washington State, Jay Inslee, declared on Saturday a state of emergency across the state following the announcement of the first death from the coronavirus disease, dubbed COVID-19, in the United States.

Trump in tense State of Union speech pushes immigration overhaul, calls for ending wars

Washington/Sputnik:US President Donald Trump in his annual address to Congress called for immigration reforms and ending foreign wars, although the most notable aspect of the night was the palpable tension in the air on the eve of a historic impeachment vote.

US: Gunman shoots 2 before injuring himself in Washington state

San Francisco/Xinhua/UNI: A gunman shot two people in an elementary school parking lot in Vancouver in the US state of Washington, the Clark County Sheriff's Office said on Wednesday.

US troops withdrawing from Syria to western Iraq, says Pentagon chief

Washington (Xinhua/UNI) US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said roughly 1,000 US troops withdrawing from the northeastern Syria will be repositioned into western Iraq, according to a transcript released by the Pentagon on Sunday.

Canada: Library of Congress makes available online rare 2,000-year-old text of early Buddhism

Washington, Jul 29 (IBNS): The Gandhara Scroll, one of the world’s oldest Buddhist manuscripts, has been restored and made available online by the Library of Congress (LoC), Washington, LoC reports said.

Washington police kill man at immigrant detention center

San Francisco, July 13 (Xinhua/UNI) A 69-year-old man was shot and killed by four police officers when attacking a Tacoma immigration jail in the US northwest state of Washington early Saturday morning, the authorities said.

Two groups of protesters rally at Venezuelan embassy in Washington as tensions rise

Washingotn, May 2 (Sputnik/UNI) Dozens of supporters of US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido participate in a rally in front of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington on Wednesday confronting a group of pro-Maduro activists that are protecting the diplomatic mission, a Sputnik correspondent reported.