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Friday June 23rd, 2023 evening edition

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A federal judge on Thursday sentenced him to 37 months in prison and 24 months of supervised release and ordered him to pay $2,000 in restitution to the Architect of the Capitol.

Federal prosecutors say this video footage shows James Robert Elliott, of Aurora, yelling a war cry at the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection. U.S. Attorney's Office.

In recommending a sentence of 41 months in prison for Elliott, federal prosecutors had said he "seemed to view himself as the star of a war movie" during the riot at the Capitol.

Prosecutors said he urged others in the crowd to cross over barricades outside the Capitol, leading chants of "Whose House?

Prosecutors said Elliot later bragged about his role in the riot, sending a text message stating, "We took the f***ing capital lol," and "I bonked two cops….

James Robert Elliott wearing body armor, a ballistic helmet, and goggles during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Federal prosecutors say he hit police officers with a flagpole during the attack. U.S. Attorney's Office. »

Russia must pay to rebuild Ukraine, says Germany – DW – 06

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German Development Minister Svenja Schulze has told DW that Russia should one day be made to pay for the reconstruction of war-ravaged Ukraine.

"They destroyed all the infrastructure, they destroyed the houses and they need to pay for that," she added.

The World Bank put the cost of reconstruction at an estimated $411 billion (€375 billion) in March, just over a year after Russia invaded its neighbor. »

Paris air show: India centre stage as another big jet deal lands

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PARIS, June 20 (Reuters) - India dominated the Paris Airshow for a second day on Tuesday, as Air India finalised a huge order for 470 planes from Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N).

But it was surpassed on day one of the Paris show by Indian rival IndiGo's (INGL.NS) order for 500 Airbus narrowbody jets.

Air India said it was worth $70 billion at list prices, though airlines typically get discounts on big orders worth at least half the headline price, analysts say. »

Billionaires offering dog nanny job with $127K salary pull ad after surge in applications

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An American family living in the United Kingdom has had to pull their ad for a live-in dog nanny that fetches a $127,000 (£100,000) salary because they received so many job applications.

Fairfax and Kensington is a high-end international recruitment agency based in South Kensington, London, and are the original posters of the job.

The dog nanny would also be required to develop a personalized exercise routine and schedule for each dog to ensure "they receive the appropriate physical and mental stimulation," according to the job description. »

Video: Orcas attack Dutch team in Ocean Race; No injuries

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Three orcas attacked the Dutch sailing team JAJO during a leg of the Ocean Race on Thursday.

The team was in second place in the Ocean Race when the Orcas attacked and in fourth place once they could get sailing again.

A spokesperson for the Ocean Race told Omroep West that, as far as they know, both the orcas and the crew escaped the attack unharmed. »