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Tuesday, December 13, 2022
by Linda Noakes
Here’s what you need to know.
Bankman-Fried, Supporter of Defeated Bolsonaro, Attacks Brazil’s Police Headquarters, Is Indicted by the SEC, and the US Is About to Unveil a Scientific Milestone
|A bus is seen on fire as supporters of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro protest in Brasilia, December 12, 2022. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
Supporters of Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro attempted to storm the headquarters of the federal police in the capital Brasilia, in a flash of post-election violence on the day the president’s electoral defeat was certified.
Russia and Ukraine pounded each other’s forces in heavy fighting in the eastern Donetsk region as Kiev’s allies gathered in Paris to offer urgent aid to help Ukrainians survive freezing winter temperatures. Russia is turning to decades-old munitions with high failure rates as it burns through its stockpiles, a senior US military official said.
People in China celebrated the withdrawal of a state-mandated app used to track whether they had traveled to areas affected by COVID, in the latest loosening of some of the toughest anti-virus rules Of the world.
Indian troops prevented Chinese soldiers from entering Indian territory on December 9 during a border skirmish, the first such clash since 2020, that resulted in injuries on both sides, the defense minister said. India The incident occurred in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh state in the north-eastern Himalayas of India.
The European Parliament moved to strip MEP Eva Kaili of her high assembly post after she and others faced allegations that World Cup host Qatar showered them with cash and gifts to influence the decisions, charges he has denied.
|Migrants line up near the border wall to surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents for asylum in El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, December 12, 2022. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
About 1,500 people crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico to El Paso, Texas, on Sunday night, a Reuters witness said, amid a surge in migrant arrivals in the area ahead of the expiration of a pandemic-era order that blocks them in the US-Mexico. border
A federal prosecutor told a court that four members of the far-right Oath Keepers should be found guilty of seditious conspiracy for conspiring to use force to stop the peaceful transfer of presidential power at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, for in order to keep Donald. Trump in the White House.
Fox chairman Rupert Murdoch will be questioned under oath today in a defamation lawsuit over his network’s coverage of unfounded claims of vote rigging during the 2020 presidential election.
The Senate will aim to vote on a bill to keep the federal government running for a week after Friday’s deadline, as Democrats and Republicans wrangle over a long-term measure that will likely spend more than 1, $5 trillion, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.
The Supreme Court agreed to hear President Joe Biden’s appeal of a judge’s ruling that found his plan to write off billions of dollars in student debt illegal, addressing the matter along with a another challenge to the policy that the justices will have to hear in the coming months.
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