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Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Resigns Following Riot on Capitol Hill

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Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation under the Trump administration, announced her resignation on Thursday afternoon, citing the pro-Trump riots on the Capitol as the reason for her early leave.

The reason: In an email to her colleagues shared on her Twitter account, Chao announced that she would be stepping down from her position because of what occurred “specifically yesterday,” a source told Axios.

6 Injured After Fireworks are Launched From a Car At Hong Kong Protesters

Violence and chaos brought about by the ongoing extradition bill crisis continued to permeate Hong Kong as more clashes between protesters and police took place last week.

Hong Kong protesters who were gathered outside Tin Shui Wai Police Station on Wednesday morning were injured after a private vehicle’s drive-by firework attack on the crowd. Six people were reportedly injured from the fireworks that were suddenly let off toward their direction following an escalation of violence that erupted the night before.

Chinese Community in Paris Riot After Police Fatally Shoot Man in His Home

On Sunday, Paris police fatally shot 56-year-old Shaoyo Liu at his home in front of his family, sparking riots that left three officers injured and got 35 demonstrators arrested.

Police said that officers from the anti-crime brigade arrived at Liu’s home on Sunday night after receiving a call from a neighbor to deal with a dispute between the man and his family, according to Le Monde.