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10 Jan, 2021 10:11

RT News - January 10 2021 (12:00 MSK)

A violent riot on Capitol Hill that's been compared to a failed coup attempt leaves five people dead, with dozens charged and arrested. An unprecedented display of authority by Big Tech as social media sites permanently ban the US President and some of his supporters from their platforms, claiming his posts could encourage further violence. A breakthrough for Julian Assange after a UK court blocks a US extradition request. The joy of his supporters is tempered, though, by the judge largely supporting America's espionage charges against him, saying it sets a dangerous precedent for press freedom.