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Biden victory confirmed amid Capitol riot


Biden victory confirmed amid Capitol riot

Summary

* Armed supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building and forced a lockdown

* A woman was shot dead by police and three others died of "medical emergencies", say police

* Congress reconvened after the violence and has now certified Joe Biden's election win

* Some Republicans were trying to overturn the results in some states but lack sufficient support

* Trump called on his violent supporters to go home but repeated false claims the election was stolen

* He has now released a statement promising an orderly transition of power

* Earlier, Democrats won two Senate seats in Georgia that tipped control of the Senate their way

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