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Naked, banjo-playing Washington man taken into custody after two-hour standoff with police

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A Vancouver, Washington man was taken into custody on Sunday after a standoff with police in which he serenaded them while standing in front of his house naked and playing the banjo.

According to Oregon’s KPTV, police received a call on Sunday afternoon about a naked man walking around his neighborhood with a knife.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found resident Andrew Helmsworth outside his house. Helmsworth refused to surrender.

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At one point during the two-hour standoff, he went inside, put on a pair of shorts and returned with a banjo, which he played for the officers before he was subdued with a non-lethal round and taken into custody.

Helmsworth reportedly assaulted a family member over the course of his bizarre outburst. He was charged with felony assault and booked into the Clark County jail.

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Tapper smacks Mnuchin with Trump kids’ international business deals after attack on Biden son

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In a fairly contentious interview with Steve Mnuchin, CNN host Jake Tapper pointed out how Donald Trump's children -- Don Jr., Ivanka and Eric -- have been using their father's name to swing international deals after the Treasury secretary accused former Vice President Joe Biden's son of doing the same.

With Mnuchin dismissing reporting by the Washington Post and the conservative Wall Street Journal that Donald Trump was withholding Ukraine funding in an effort to get dirt on Biden and his son -- saying neither newspaper could be trusted -- he complained to the CNN host about having to spend seven and a half minutes talking about Trump's Ukraine scandal.

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‘You never cover this’: Giuliani has fresh meltdown on Fox News over Biden’s ‘drug addict’ son

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President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, went on a conspiratorial rant on Sunday involving Joe Biden's son and billionaire George Soros.

During an appearance on FOX News Sunday, Biden tried to smear Hunter Biden as a corrupt "drug addict" was doing illegal business in the Ukraine.

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President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday that he would have "no problem" with his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, testifying before Congress.

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"I would have no problem with Rudy is a very straight shooter and Rudy wants to see the same thing as a lot of other people with respect to Ukraine," Trump said. "Ukraine has had a tremendous corruption problem. Somehow they were involved in a lot of different things that look place in our country, and hopefully, it could be straightened out."

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