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    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday that he will fire Sergeant at Arms Michael C. Stenger if he doesn't resign by the time Democrats assume the Senate majority.THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP's earlier story follows below.Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Trump in the White House.Lawmakers were resolved to complete the Electoral College tally in a display to the country, and the world, of the nation's enduring commitment to uphold the will of the voters and the peaceful transfer of power. They pushed through the night with tensions high and the nation's capital on alert.Before dawn Thursday, lawmakers finished their work, confirming Biden won the election.WATCH: Full coverage of the chaos at the...
    Donald Trump and his backers encouraged Wednesday's deadly terrorism. The Federal Bureau of Investigation asked the public on Thursday for tips on who instigated Wednesday's deadly pro-Trump terrorist attack on the Capitol. The bureau need not look far. "The FBI is seeking to identify individuals instigating violence in Washington, D.C. We are accepting tips and digital media depicting rioting or violence in and around the U.S. Capitol on January 6," the FBI tweeted on Thursday morning. "If you have information, visit http://fbi.gov/USCapitol." Here are 13 people who encouraged and egged on the violent mob attacks. Donald Trump
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Twenty-nine inmates have been charged in connection with a South Carolina prison riot that left seven inmates dead and 22 injured in 2018, the state’s attorney general announced Thursday. The charges were filed against the inmates at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, Attorney General Alan Wilson said at a news conference. He said three of the inmates were charged with murder, while others are facing charges including first-degree assault and battery by a mob resulting in death. The nearly eight hours of killings and chaos at the prison in April 2018 constituted the nation’s deadliest prison riot in nearly 25 years. All 1,200 inmates were put on lockdown for weeks after the unrest at the high-security prison, which houses violent offenders and inmates with demonstrated behavioral issues. Prosecutors said the violence that night erupted between rival gangs after an inmate was killed. Gang members at the...
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Twenty-nine inmates have been charged in connection with a South Carolina prison riot that left seven inmates dead and 22 injured in 2018, the state’s attorney general announced Thursday. The charges were filed against the inmates at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, Attorney General Alan Wilson said at a news conference. He said three of the inmates were charged with murder, while others are facing charges including first-degree assault and battery by a mob resulting in death. The nearly eight hours of killings and chaos at the prison in April 2018 constituted the nation’s deadliest prison riot in nearly 25 years. All 1,200 inmates were put on lockdown for weeks after the unrest at the high-security prison, which houses violent offenders and inmates with demonstrated behavioral issues. Prosecutors said the violence that night erupted between rival gangs after an inmate was killed. Gang members at the...
    By ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The warden of the central prison in Somalia’s capital has been suspended following a recent riot at the facility in which 19 people were killed, an official said Monday. Abdiqani Mohamed Qalaf, spokesman for the police force in charge of prisons, told reporters the force suspended Brig. General Aden Hussein Kulmiye, the warden of the prison, and appointed a temporary successor to take his place. No reason has been given for the suspension. However, it comes amid an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deadly prison riot, which occurred on August 10. The violence started when an inmate grabbed an officer’s gun and went on a shooting spree. In the chaos, other inmates, including some sentenced on terrorism charges, recovered guns from fallen guards. The dead included 15 prison inmates and four guards, officials said. The prison holds some members al-Shabab,...
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The warden of the central prison in Somalia’s capital has been suspended following a recent riot at the facility in which 19 people were killed, an official said Monday. Abdiqani Mohamed Qalaf, spokesman for the police force in charge of prisons, told reporters the force suspended Brig. General Aden Hussein Kulmiye, the warden of the prison, and appointed a temporary successor to take his place. No reason has been given for the suspension. However, it comes amid an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deadly prison riot, which occurred on August 10. The violence started when an inmate grabbed an officer’s gun and went on a shooting spree. In the chaos, other inmates, including some sentenced on terrorism charges, recovered guns from fallen guards. The dead included 15 prison inmates and four guards, officials said. The prison holds some members al-Shabab, Somalia’s homegrown Islamic extremist...
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