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Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to weapons charge, destroying Black Lives Matter flag

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(Removes extraneous comma from headline) (Reuters) -Enrique Tarrio, a leader of the right-wing extremist group the Proud Boys, pleaded guilty on Monday to burning a Black Lives Matter flag and possessing a large-capacity ammunition feeding device, federal prosecutors said. Tarrio, 37, faces a maximum sentence of 180 days in jail for each of the two counts against him and a $1,000 fine when he is sentenced in April. He was arrested in January when he arrived in Washington two days before the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Tarrio was charged with possessing two high-capacity rifle magazines, a…

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