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MOSCOW (AFP) – A planned peace conference in Geneva to end the conflict in Syria will be put off for a long time “if not forever” if the U.S. goes ahead with military action against the Damascus regime, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Monday.

“If the action announced by the U.S. President (Barack Obama) — to the great regret of all of us — does in fact take place… it will put off the chances of [holding] this conference for a long time, if not forever”, Lavrov said at a news conference with his South African counterpart.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director Chris Wray on Tuesday accused supporters of Donald Trump who carried out a deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol of domestic terrorism and vowed to hold them accountable. "I was appalled that you, our country's elected leaders, were victimized right here in these very halls," Wray testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. "That siege was criminal behavior, pure and simple. It's behavior that we, the FBI, view as domestic terrorism." It was Wray's first testimony in Congress since the attack, a failed bid to block Congress from cer...

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