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House of Representatives votes in favour of Capitol Riots Commission. But what’s next?

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Just moments ago the U-S House of Representatives passed a bill to establish a commission into the January 6 attack on the Capitol building.

With only 35 Republicans voicing their support, lawmakers passed the bill with a 252-to-175 vote.

However, the bill still needs to pass through the Senate before it becomes law, and there are concerns that it may not receive the necessary support.

This follows both Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy staunchly opposing the bill.

McCarthy says the proposed legislation “ignores the political violence that has struck American cities and a deadly attack on Capitol Police on April 2, 20-21″.

If passed, the legislation will create a commission designed to examine “the facts and circumstances of the January 6th attack on the Capitol”.

Commission members will also look at influencing factors that may have provoked the attack on “America’s democracy.”

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Russia defaults on foreign debt for the first time in a century

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Russia has failed to pay out its overseas debt for the first time in over 100 years

The country missed its Sunday deadline due to challenges in transferring the payments to international creditors.

Moscow has the funds to make the 100 million dollar payment but sanctions have complicated the process.

The country is unhappy with the situation with the finance minister calling the situation “a farce”.

The last time that Russia defaulted on its foreign debt was in 1918 when leader Vladimir Lenin did not pay out debts on behalf of the Russian Empire.

Russia has been hit with sanctions by a number of countries in response to its invasion of Ukraine.

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Over 20 young people mysteriously die at nightclub

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Authorities in South Africa are investigating the deaths of 22 people, who were mysteriously found in a nightclub

Victims were found spread across the tables and floors in a coastal town.

They have been taken for testing, as authorities scramble to find a cause of death.

South Africa’s President is sending his “deepest condolences” to families of the victims, most of whom are teenagers.

The tragedy has taken place during Youth Month, where South Africa pushes for more opportunities to help young people from poor socio-economic backgrounds.

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Deadly stadium collapse at bullfighting event in Columbia

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At least four people have died, and 500 injured at a bullfighting stadium in Columbia

Videos show a stand collapsing during the event, as emergency workers race to help.

Local media reports that hospitals have begun helping those who were injured.

The nation’s newly-elected President is calling for an end to bullfighting, tweeting that tragedies like this have already happened in the past.

He is urging local authorities to not allow more shows that involve the death of people or animals.

Investigations continue into the cause of the collapse.

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