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Coronavirus live updates: COVID-19 deaths top two million worldwide

Samara Heisz/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 93.2 million people worldwide and killed over two million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Here’s how the news…read more »

National Rifle Association files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

dsmoulton/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The National Rifle Association announced that it intends to restructure as a nonprofit based in Texas and has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections.”The move will enable long-term, sustainable growth and ensure the NRA’s continued success as the nation’s leading advocate for constitutional freedom — free from the…read more »

Self-described ‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody: DOJ

DanHenson1/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Jacob Chansley, the self-described “QAnon shaman,” is set for a detention hearing this afternoon in Arizona federal court, and prosecutors are requesting a judge keep him in government custody pending trial — using some of their bluntest words yet in court to describe last week’s assault on the…read more »

Horn helmet-wearing, painted face Capitol rioter should remain in custody: DOJ

DanHenson1/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Jacob Chansley, the horned helmet-wearing, painted face Capitol rioter is set for a detention hearing this afternoon in Arizona federal court, and prosecutors are requesting a judge keep him in government custody pending trial — using some of their bluntest words yet in court to describe last week’s assault…read more »

FBI discusses possibility of explosive devices at expected protests linked to inauguration

krblokhin/iStockBy ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The danger to the public and to law enforcement officers from explosive devices during expected upcoming protests “is substantial,” the FBI warned in a new awareness bulletin obtained by ABC News.The document includes photos of devices used in the last eight months against civilian and law enforcement targets during public protests.”Devices…read more »

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