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U.S. Judge Detains Two Notorious Proud Boys Over Role In Storming Capitol

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday ordered that two prominent leaders of the far-right Proud Boys group be detained for their roles in storming the U.S. Capitol, saying they posed a danger to the community and could not be trusted to abide by strict conditions of release. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly marked a small victory for the Justice Department, which had failed in two previous efforts to persuade the courts to detain Ethan "Rufio" Nordean of Auburn, Washington. Kelly also ordered detention for one of Nordean's co-defendants, Joseph Biggs...