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8 Times We Wrote About Trump To Look Back On And Say “Thank God That’s Over”

For real though please let this be over Can you believe it’s been 87 years since the last federal election four years ago? Man, time sure does not fly at all when the president and his band of ghouls wreak absolute havoc and mayhem on the country for an entire term, and when one quarter of that term has been dominated by a pandemic that the president and aforementioned ghouls failed to handle so miserably it would almost be impressive if it wasn’t depressing as hell and truly nightmarish. ...
Tags: Apple, National Weather Service, Colorado, Mexico, White House, Alabama, Canada, United States, Tim Cook, Humor, Kansas, Michigan, Kansas City Chiefs, Biden, Trump, McDonald


NYPD arrests at least 30 people during protest over delayed vote counts

Protestors take to the streets as results of the presidential election remain uncertain on November 4, 2020 in New York City. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images At least 30 people were arrested in lower Manhattan during protests as states are still tallying election results.  Some protesters had set fires and clashed with police, WABC reported. Videos posted online showed police tackling and arresting protesters.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Protests have erupted across...
Tags: Politics, News, NYC, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Protests, Manhattan, Michigan, Donald Trump, Detroit, New York Police Department, Trump, Election 2020, Gothamist, WABC


Hawaii sends its 4 electoral votes to Biden; Blangiardi, Roth win county mayoral races, Kahele takes Tulsi Gabbard's congressional seat, voter turnout slows results, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii ballot sorting ©2020 All Hawaii News Full Hawaii election results as of 1:13 a.m. HST  Wednesday. Hawaii Office of Elections.Hawaii picks Biden in race for the White House. As expected, Hawaii voted overwhelmingly to support Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in Tuesday’s general election. In results released about 11 p.m., Biden had secured about 65% of the vote. Hawaii News Now.Hawaii’s general election voter turnout was the best its been since 1998.  High-profile races ...
Tags: Travel, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Gop, Hawaii, House, Republican Party, City Council, Johnson, Biden, County, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai


LIVE RESULTS: North Carolina 2020 presidential election

  As of 11:15 p.m. ET on Nov. 4, North Carolina hasn't been called yet. North Carolina has voted for a Republican president in 10 of the last 12 elections, and the state has 15 electoral votes. Eleven of North Carolina's 15 congressional seats are held by Republicans. Because of delays, polls closed at 8:15 p.m. ET on Election Day. See the live coverage and full results from the US presidential election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Polls in North Carolina closed at 8:15 ...
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LIVE RESULTS: Control of the US Senate hangs in the balance with 4 key races left to be called

  Democrats' chances of taking back the US Senate, which has been in Republican hands since 2015, are now in a precarious position.  Democrats have so far flipped one US Senate seat in Colorado, but have failed to unseat Republican incumbent targets in Iowa, Montana, and Texas.  The US Senate is made up of 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats, and two independents who caucus with Democrats, meaning Democrats need to win back four to five seats. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Updat...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Voting, Colorado, Montana, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Alabama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Live, Democrats, Gop, Maine


Projekt Melody Banned From Twitch & Has Partner Status Revoked

Grotesque thots who were disgruntled over 2D camgirl Projekt Melody ever since her inception have finally had their whining validated as the harmless female was banned from Twitch, despite the fact that her sex-catering endeavors take place on other platforms. The camgirl has yet to address the matter after being issued her Twitch ban, which […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Censorship, International, Bizarre, Feminism, Anime, Livestream, Twitch, Bans, Otaku, 2D vs 3D, Projekt Melody


The US is sending migrant children from other countries to Mexico alone, violating an agreement between the 2 nations

In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo, a migrant who did not give his name looks on with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border in Tijuana, Mexico. Associated Press/Gregory Bull The US reportedly expelled more than 200 unaccompanied migrant children to Mexico in the past 8 months, The New York Times reported.  The expulsions violate a diplomatic agreement between the US and Mexico.  The agreement says Mexico would onl...
Tags: Politics, Mexico, US, International, Trends, SM, United States, New York Times, Arizona, The Times, El Salvador, Honduras, Times, Donald Trump, Border Patrol, Trump


Election officials debunked the Arizona 'SharpieGate' conspiracy theory that right-wing activists spread online

President Donald Trump holds up a Sharpie in the Oval Office at the White House in 2018. AP Photo/Evan Vucci A conspiracy theory falsely claims that using a "Sharpie" marker to fill out ballots in Arizona caused votes for President Donald Trump to be invalidated. "Sharpies are just fine to use," Megan Gilbertson, communications director for the Maricopa County Elections Department, told Reuters. "They do not impact tabulation, and we encourage them on Election Day because of how fast the i...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Youtube, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Arizona, Cbs, Fox News, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump


Dozens of pro-Trump protesters chant 'Fox News sucks' outside major election HQ in Arizona, with several reportedly trying to get inside as votes are being counted

U.S. President Donald Trump supporters gather to protest the election results at the Maricopa County Elections Department office on November 4, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. The rally was organized after yesterday's vote narrowly turned for Democrats in the presidential and senate races. Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images A growing crowd of around 200 people packed the parking lot outside of the Maricopa County Election Center in Arizona. The pro-Trump protesters chanted "Fox News sucks" in opp...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Trends, Joe Biden, Arizona, Fox News, Breaking News, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Detroit, George W Bush, Trump, Phoenix, Election 2020, Schwartz


US Formally Withdraws From Paris Climate Agreement

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Intercept: The United States officially withdrew from the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, casting the stakes of the still-undecided presidential election in planetary terms. With the completion of the formal withdrawal process, which Trump began in June 2017, the U.S. became the only country in the world not to participate in the global effort to fight the climate crisis. Trump, who has dismissed climate change as a hoax and rolled back dozens of enviro...
Tags: US, Barack Obama, Tech, Joe Biden, Earth, United States, Paris, Trump, United Nations Conference of Parties


Being tough on China is what unifies a polarized U.S., former trade negotiator says

Regardless of who takes the White House, when it comes to dealing with China, it is expected to be more or less a status quo, says Clete...
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Presidential spiritual adviser Paula White leads creepy live prayer service to secure Trump election win

NARRATOR: It will not work. The official results of the U.S. presidential election are not yet in, but it doesn't look good for Donald Trump's reelection. It's time to bring out the big grift, they're saying over at Team Trump tonight. —
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Oregon leads U.S. in decriminalizing 'hard drugs'

"Measure 110 is arguably the biggest blow to the war on drugs to date."— Kassandra Frederique, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, which was behind the measure that just passed in Oregon to decriminalize small amounts of heroin, meth, LSD, and other federal Schedule 1 drugs. —
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Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs Behind Early In Polls, Political Expert Weighs in

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Tags: Elections, News, California, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Barack Obama, Stockton, Cbs, Oprah Winfrey, General Election 2020, Tubbs, University of the Pacific, Michael Tubbs, 2020 Election, Kunk


Here's when we can expect presidential race results from the key swing state of Arizona

Bob, a Vietnam veteran, stands on a corner with a sign in support of the Biden-Harris campaign on the morning of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Tucson, Arizona, U.S. November 3, 2020. REUTERS/Cheney Orr The outcome of the presidential race in the battleground of Arizona is expected to become a bit clearer on Wednesday night.  Election officials in Maricopa County, home to over 60% of Arizonans, say they will report thousands of mail-in ballots at around 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday. As o...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Fox News, Associated Press, Bob, Vietnam, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinton, Trump, Election 2020, State


Task force warns new coronavirus cases are increasing 'exponentially' in weekly state reports

Despite President Donald Trump's claims at campaign rallies that the pandemic would vanish on November 4 and members of the media would stop covering it, rising cases, hospitalizations, and deaths nationwide are causing the White House coronavirus task force to sound dire warnings in weekly reports released to states.
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The race in Georgia has not been called. Follow the live 2020 presidential election results here.

  As of 8:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the presidential race in Georgia has not been called. Follow the live results here. Georgia has 16 electoral votes. The state has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1996. Georgia is home to multiple competitive races in both the House and Senate. See the live coverage and full results from the US presidential election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As of 8:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the presidential race in Georgia has...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Live, House, Republican, Election 2020, 2020 Election, BI Graphics, INSIDER Data, DDHQ, ECM Election, ECM GA


Betting on Biden: Australian bookmaker pays out $17 million on Joe winning, before official result is in

It's the day after Election Day in the United States, and there is no declared winner yet, as votes remain to be counted — either Joe Biden or Donald Trump will be the next President. It's already Thursday in Australia, and bookmaker there says it has paid out A$23 million (USD $16.5 million) to betters who bet on Joe Biden winning the election. — Read the rest
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LAUSD races create power struggle on school board

The balance of power on the Los Angeles Unified school board will flip to a majority board that’s sympathetic to education reformers if the latest elections results — which are still only preliminary — hold once final vote tallies are in. In District 3, incumbent Scott Schmerelson has an eight percentage point lead over challenger Marilyn Koziatek while in District 7, political newcomer Tanya Ortiz Franklin has a 16-point lead over her rival, Patricia Castellanos, according to preliminary result...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Lausd, Local News, Trump, Board, Franklin, Castellanos, Scott Schmerelson, Schmerelson


LIVE RESULTS: Biden inches towards 270 electoral votes win with results still outstanding in 4 key states

  Democratic nominee Joe Biden took a big step toward winning 270 electoral votes and defeating President Trump with Decision Desk HQ projecting he'll win both Michigan and Wisconsin.  On Wednesday the battleground states of Arizona and Georgia were still expected to report substantially more mail votes — giving Biden plenty of room to grow and gain on Trump in those states. The Trump campaign announced in a statement that it would immediately demand a recount in Wisconsin, where preliminary re...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Live, University, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton


Trump Justice Dept. to prosecutors: Yes, armed federal agents can hang out at ballot counting locations, intimidating vote counters

"The Justice Department told federal prosecutors in an email early on Wednesday that the law allowed them to send armed federal officers to ballot-counting locations around the country to investigate potential voter fraud," according to three people who described the message reporter Katie Benner. — Read the rest
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How L.A. County’s Measure J was winning: Voters wanted to meet the moment, officials say

For years, Los Angeles County criminal justice reform advocates have called for “alternatives to incarceration” as a way of breaking cycles of violence, recidivism and racial disparity that fills the county’s massive jail system. But it hasn’t been easy. They’ve faced opposing law enforcement interests, and a public sentiment that has very much supported them, and still does. It still faces the prospect of legal challenges and a sheriff who says Measure J’s slogan “Re-Imagine L.A.” is really abo...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Community, Los Angeles County, Board of Supervisors, LA County, VILLANUEVA, Sheila Kuehl, Sheriff 's Department, 2020 Elections, California politics, United Way of Greater Los Angeles


Georgia is still a toss-up: Here's what it looked like on the ground at 2 polling places in the increasingly diverse state

A sign in Pittsburgh, one of the oldest mostly African-American neighborhoods in Atlanta. Jesse Pratt López Due in part to demographic changes, Georgia has been shifting from reliably red to swing-state status. As of Wednesday afternoon, Georgia has not yet been called in the presidential race. One of its two US Senate races is also too close to call, and the other is headed to a January runoff. Here's what Election Day looked like in two diverse areas of the state. Visit Business Insider'...
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Michael Bloomberg spent $1 billion this election cycle and is coming away with huge losses

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pictured on February 29, 2020. Lucas Jackson/Reuters Mike Bloomberg poured over $1 billion into this election cycle during his short-lived presidential term and after he dropped out. Despite the huge amount of money he spent on a variety of races and ads, he's not getting the results he was looking for.  He spent $115 million on ads in support of Joe Biden in Florida, Ohio, and Texas — but Biden lost all three key states. Bloomberg also inves...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, Colorado, Senate, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Arizona, Ohio, Biden, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg


L.A. County’s Vote Center system held up nicely this Election Day — a lot different than March

In what may now seem like eons ago, Los Angeles County’s chief election official Dean Logan stood in front of cameras after a day of voting center meltdowns. The March 3 primary election was the inaugural mass rollout of the county’s $300 million vote center network — a highly touted system that was supposed to make voting across the county easier and faster. But after a day of technical glitches, poll worker issues, communications problems, it only made voters angrier. Long lines and waits plag...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, Washington, La, Government, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Bernie Sanders, Inglewood, Logan, County Board, Los Angeles County


The US surpassed 103,000 new daily COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day count in the entire pandemic. And the deadliest wave is yet to come.

People stand in line at a clinic in Long Beach, California offering quick coronavirus testing for a fee, on Monday, June 29, 2020. Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images The US reportedly surpassed 103,000 COVID-19 new daily infections on Wednesday, the COVID-19 Tracking Project reported.  Experts have warned the US is entering the "deadliest" wave of the pandemic as cold weather sets in and people begin hunkering down indoors. Close to 9.5 million Ameri...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Long Beach California, Fauci, John Hopkins University, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Deborah Birx, Sarah Al Arshani


6 records the 2020 election broke

People gather to protest US President Donald Trump's threat to contest the election results during a 'Count every vote' rally in Boston, Massachusetts on November 4, 2020. Getty Images/Joseph Prezioso The 2020 election has broken at least six major records so far. Voters made Oregon the first state to decriminalize small amounts of drugs, and the youngest member of Congress in modern history has been elected to the House of Representatives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Congress, Cbs News, Oregon, US, Trends, Features, Wyoming, Missouri, House, Republican, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee


The Trump campaign is trying to stop ballot counting in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Georgia

Police and election officials talk as Detroit election workers work on counting absentee ballots for the 2020 general election at TCF Center on November 4, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is moving to halt vote counting in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. The campaign filed the lawsuit in the Michigan Court of Claims, writing in a press release that "President Trump's campaign has not been provided with meaningf...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Michigan, Associated Press, Nevada, Donald Trump, Detroit, Trump, Election 2020


Gary Peters wins reelection in Michigan, boosting the imperiled chances of Democrats flipping the Senate

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call; Insider Democratic Sen. Gary Peters won a Senate race in Michigan against Republican challenger John James, according to Decision Desk HQ. Democrats hoped a Peters victory would help win back the Senate majority, but James' compelling background and fundraising talent made him one of the strongest GOP recruits this cycle. See the live coverage and full results from the US Senate elections. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Democratic Sen. Gary ...
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