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Sunday December 12nd, 2021 night edition

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WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - A California man charged with assaulting police in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and using a metal barricade as a battering ram has fled the United States and is believed to have taken refuge in Belarus, federal prosecutors said on Friday.

According to documents filed in the case, Neumann later removes his gas mask and shouts at the police, "I'm willing to die, are you?"

before he physically assaults several officers and rushes into them using a barricade as a battering ram.

Neumann is believed to be the only international fugitive charged in connection with the Capitol riot.

Four people died the day of the riot, and one Capitol police officer died the next day of injuries sustained while defending Congress.

Hundreds of police were injured during the multi-hour melee and four officers have since taken their own lives.

Reporting by Mark Hosenball in Washington; Writing and additional reporting by Steve Gorman in Los Angeles; Editing by Rosalba O'Brien. »

Barbados to build new slavery museum after severing ties with Britain

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Celebrated architect David Adjaye is to design a major new heritage site in Barbados, the country's prime minister has announced.

The Barbados Heritage District "will be dedicated to unlocking the enduring trauma and histories of enslavement," Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley's office said in a statement last Friday.

The newly homed archive "will enable Barbados to authoritatively map its history in lasting, healing and powerful ways," she added. »

California tackles food waste with largest recycling program in US

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California will soon enact the largest mandatory residential food waste recycling program in the US in January, an effort designed to dramatically cut down on organic waste in landfills and reduce the state’s methane emissions.

Recycling food waste “is the single easiest and fastest thing that every single person can do to affect climate change”, Wagoner said.

Prue hopes San Diego residents will quickly realize the importance of recycling food waste after the program starts next summer. »

Mystery of Florida's "ghost" candidates grows: Major energy company linked to GOP scheme

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Thousands of these mailers – all of which featured identical language blasting "party line" politicians as "puppets," according to Politico – bombarded voters.

It was "a coordinated dark money effort to siphon votes from Democratic candidates," Anders Croy, a Democratic caucus' spokesman, told The Miami Herald.

According to the Sentinel , a printing company with ties to Florida GOP strategist Alex Alvarado was in charge of producing the mailers themselves. »

Rumor: Persona 3 Portable is getting a multiplatform remaster

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Details provided are extremely scant, boiling down to basically one sentence: “Oh, and Persona 3 Portable is getting a remaster.

Persona 3 Portable is in bad need of a multiplatform remaster (especially on Switch), only launching for Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) a decade ago.

It would be pretty awesome if a hypothetical Persona 3 Portable multiplatform remaster could incorporate the FES epilogue. »