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21 Republican states threaten legal action against Biden Covid bill

The attorney generals made the threat in a letter to the administration on Tuesday, and comes just a few days after President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion (£1.3 trillion) bill into law

Pelosi condemns ‘cowardly group of Republicans’ after Trump acquitted over Capitol riot

Speaker Pelosi said “Republicans’ refusal to hold Trump accountable for igniting a violent insurrection to cling to power will go down as one of the darkest days and most dishonourable acts in our nation’s history.”

Dozens of top Republicans in talks to form ‘anti-Trump’ third political party

Several members willing to form the breakaway party who asked not to be identified, confirmed to Reuters about the call. Evan McMullin, former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference, who ran as independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election, said he co-hosted the call.

Supreme Court rejects Republicans’ last-ditch attempt to undo election results and give Trump the presidency

“Texas seeks to invalidate elections in four states for yielding results with which it disagrees,” Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro wrote to the court against Mr Paxton’s suit.

Top House Republican dismisses Pelosi’s claim of Biden mandate

"Every challenge needs to be heard … regardless of how this outcome is we want to be able to trust in this election," he said. “I think you have more than 150m Americans voting. Let’s make sure we get this right."

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Nigerian repatriated from Germany to US risks 30 years jail term for multiple money scams

The US Department of Justice’s Office of International Affairs of the Department’s Criminal Division provided significant assistance in securing the defendant’s extradition from Germany.

Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn

The financial services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 607.22 million shares valued at N6.07bn traded in 10,125 deals, thus contributing 68.46 per cent and 65.99 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured – DSS

The DSS spokesman, therefore, urged the public to disregard the fake news trending on the online platform.