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Four Stabbed As White Supremacists Staged Protest Rejecting US Election

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Four People were stabbed Saturday night in Washington DC as white supremacists and Trump supporters staged a protest rejecting the US presidential election.

The stabbings took place in the area of 11th Street Northwest and F Street Northwest, about four blocks west of the White House. All four patients are in critical condition, officials said.

Two police officers were also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. In addition, the D.C. mayor’s office said at least 23 people have been arrested as of 9 p.m.

Those arrests included 10 for simple assault, six for assaults on a police officer, four for riotous acts, two for crossing a police line and one for possession of a prohibited weapon (a stun gun).

According to ABC News, Washington State Patrol said its bomb squad detonated a “reported IED,” which was determined to be a large commercial firework. It had been lit and tossed at protesters, but did not go off.

“Had the device detonated, it could have caused significant injury,” police said.

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Bomb Explosion Rocks Tennessee, USA On Christmas Day

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Christmas Day explosion ripped through Nashville city’s downtown, damaging store, homes and injuring three people.

According to report, before the explosion, witnesses noticed an R.V. parked across the street from her apartment. “It started playing this message, “‘Evacuate now. This vehicle has a bomb and will explode. Evacuate now.’”

Six uniformed police officers who heard the message, immediately began knocking on doors and evacuating residents. Police on the scene called for a bomb squad, but it was too late. The R.V. exploded around 6:30 a.m.

Investigators are tracking down more than 500 tips and leads to unravel the mystery.

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Trump Ask Congress To Amend COVID Relief From $600 to $2000 For Each American

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday rejected the  Covid  relief package passed by the Congress, calling it “a disgrace”

In a video message posted on Twitter, he said the package “really is a disgrace”, full of “wasteful” items.

“It’s called the Covid relief bill, but it has almost nothing to do with Covid,” he said.

The $900bn bill includes one-off $600 payments to most Americans, but Mr Trump said the figure should be increased to $2,000.

Republicans and Democrats have been negotiating a coronavirus stimulus package since July. If the president rejects this bill, it would require at least a two-thirds majority in each chamber – the House of Representatives and the Senate – to override the veto.

However, Mr Trump has not specifically said he would veto the bill.

“I am asking Congress to amend this bill and increase the ridiculously low $600 to $2,000 or $4,000 for a couple.

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi tweeted a reply to the president’s tweet

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One Million Americans Have Taken The COVID Vaccine

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one million Americans have received their first shot of the coronavirus vaccine as of Wednesday. Health care workers and people living in long-term care facilities, as well as some lawmakers, were the first to receive the vaccine in the U.S. while the next phase is set to target people aged over-75 and critical workers.

Tennessee and California have emerged as the epicenter due to latest surge in the COVID-19 virus.

The US aim for 100 million people to get vaccinated by the end of the first quarter of 2021, and another 100 million by the second quarter.

The U.S. has recorded over 18 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 324,000 deaths

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