WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States could face a heightened threat of domestic extremist violence for weeks from people angry at Donald Trump's election defeat and inspired by the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol, the Department of Homeland Security warned on Wednesday.
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- Exclusive: Family of Black man killed by Cincinnati store owner seeks federal civil rights probe
- Chicago students still stuck at home as teachers, district squabble
- Crocheted doll of Bernie Sanders meme raises $40,000 for charity
- Exclusive: Proud Boys leader was âprolificâ informer for law enforcement
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- Man pleads guilty to charge of conspiracy to kidnap Michigan governor
- On his first day, Secretary of State Blinken commits to rebuilding U.S. diplomacy worldwide
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States rejects China's maritime claims in the South China Sea beyond what it is permitted under international law and stands with Southeast Asian countries resisting its pressure, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday.
- WHO team probing coronavirus origins in China's Wuhan set to leave quarantine
- Secretary of State Blinken says U.S. committed to Israel's security
- Don't treat China as 'strategic rival', says China's ambassador to U.S.
- Police detain brother of jailed Kremlin critic and search properties, say Navalny allies
- Singapore detains teen for intending to attack mosques
- Thais seek to restore fortunes with mock funerals
- Australian state borders to reopen with zero local virus cases
- Mexican president progressing well with minor symptoms after COVID-19 diagnosis, minister says
(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Wednesday reported holiday quarter sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations, as new 5G iPhones helped push handset revenue to a new record and sparked a 57% rise in China sales.
- U.S. economy likely logged its weakest performance in 74 years in 2020
- Analysis: Short sellers face derision, death threats and unexplained pizza
- Asia shares undone by Wall Street swoon, short seller squeeze
- Tesla underwhelms Wall St with hazy 2021 delivery outlook, profit miss
- GameStop, other retail darlings dented after Reddit group briefly shuts doors
- Facebook scores earnings beat on holiday retail advertising; Apple privacy changes loom
- Samsung Electronics sees solid chip demand, stronger phone sales in first quarter
- Apple says new privacy notifications to roll out in 'early spring'
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American actress Cloris Leachman, who won eight Emmys for her work on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and other television programs as well as an Academy Award for "The Last Picture Show," died on Wednesday at the age of 94, her representatives said.
- Cannes Film Festival postponed due to COVID-19
- HBO Max considering animated 'Game of Thrones' series - report
- Dwayne Johnson shares stories from his crazy youth in 'Young Rock'
- Rockin' in a 'space bubble': Flaming Lips hold socially-distanced show
- Corky Lee, 'unofficial Asian American photographer laureate,' dies from COVID-19
- 'Iron Man' Downey launches funds in environmental fight
- In depths of pandemic, one fashion designer turns hand to being a movie director
- Jane Fonda to get lifetime award at Golden Globes
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TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mitt Romney has thrown his support behind the Tokyo Olympics this summer, saying the Games should be held with a limit on spectators at venues and would serve as an inspiration for the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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- McIlroy keeping busy in bid to snap victory drought
- NFL: Seahawks say Wheeler no longer on team amid reports of domestic violence
- Australia aiming to vaccinate athletes before Tokyo Games
- Reports: Texans to hire Ravens' David Culley as head coach
- Mitchell Marner leads Leafs against up-and-down Oilers
- Sharks look to rebound on road at Avalanche
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