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Minnesota certifies Biden victory

Minnesota state officials certified President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the White House race in the state Tuesday.
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Pardon for Flynn under discussion at the White House

The White House has discussed a possible pardon for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, three sources told CNN on Tuesday.
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Pardon for Michael Flynn under discussion at the White House

The White House has discussed a possible pardon for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, three sources told CNN on Tuesday.
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LA County supervisors bid farewell to Mark Ridley-Thomas

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors marked the end of an era on Tuesday, Nov. 24, as Mark Ridley-Thomas attended his last meeting before moving to his new seat on the Los Angeles City Council. The board voted to name an entrance plaza at the new Commons Project at the Natural History Museum, which sits in the 2nd District Ridley-Thomas represents, in his name. Supervisor Kathryn Barger told Ridley-Thomas the naming marked “the immeasurable contributions that you’ve made to arts and cultu...
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Biden laid out his first 100 days in office and said he wouldn't use DOJ as his personal 'vehicle' to investigate Trump

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images, Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden says gave an interview with the NBC News anchor Lester Holt on Tuesday in which he laid out his priorities for his first 100 days in office and discussed keeping the Justice Department independent — including as it relates to any investigations that might involve President Donald Trump. "I will not do what this president does and use the Justice Department as my vehicle to insist t...
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Biden laid out his first 100 days in office and said he won't use DOJ as his personal 'vehicle' to investigate Trump

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images, Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden said he wouldn't use the Justice Department as his "vehicle" to investigate President Donald Trump — allowing the agency to be independent. Biden laid out his priorities for his first 100 days in office to NBC News anchor Lester Holt in the president-elect's first televised interview since the November election. "I will not do what this president does and use the Justice Department...
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Trump reportedly plans to pardon former national security advisor Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI

FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, following a status hearing. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) Associated Press President Donald Trump plans to pardon former national security advisor Michael Flynn, reported.  The reported plans are said to be part of a series of pardons Trump plans to issue before leaving office in January. Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the F...
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Trump reportedly has plans to pardon Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia

FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, following a status hearing. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) Associated Press President Donald Trump may be planning a number of pardons between now and when he leaves office, including pardoning former national security advisor Michael Flynn, reported.  Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia in December 2017.  In ...
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ATF Issues Conflicting Documents on Legal Pistol Braces

Editors Note: This story has been edited to include additional facts that have come to light since we first posted. The ATF's confusing and contradictory approval process is an evolving story and we will continue to update and inform our readers as we get better information. Despite rumors, there is no known official change to ATF policy as it relates to pistol braces. SB Tactical SBPDW and SBM4 Braces IMG SB Tactical gallery Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- AmmoLand News and other news ...
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'This is not a third Obama term': Biden sits for his first post-election interview - as it happened

Trump agrees to begin transition as key agency calls Biden winnerTrump also continues to defy election result on TwitterFox News hosts distance themselves from TrumpSurgeon general warns about pandemic out of controlSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 2.00am GMT That’s all for today!Here’s a recap: Related: 'A cabinet that looks like America': Harris hails Biden's diverse picks 1.24am GMT Call it a bit of a turkey. At a much diminished White House ceremony ea...
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Sidelined by Trump during the COVID-19 pandemic, CDC officials say they can't wait to 'rebuild the agency' under the Biden administration

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks to the media after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden spoke about how his administration would respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are optimistic the Biden administration will allow them to rebuild and move forward on dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.  The CDC w...
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Donald Trump, loser of presidential election, is reduced to citing online web polls in desperate bid to escape prison

Mr. Donald Trump, loser of the recent presidential election, is now citing online polls. That's it. That's the whole post. Joe Biden won. Here is the tweet. Should President Trump concede to Biden? Poll Results: No: 190,593 (98.9%) Yes: 2,181 (1.1%) Total Votes: 192,774. — Read the rest
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White House Reporter Caught On Mic After Bizarre 1-Minute Trump Briefing

"Well, that was weird as s**t," one journalist was heard commenting.
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'This is not a third Obama term': Biden sits for his first post-election interview - live

Trump agrees to begin transition as key agency calls Biden winnerTrump also continues to defy election result on TwitterFox News hosts distance themselves from TrumpSurgeon general warns about pandemic out of controlSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 1.24am GMT Call it a bit of a turkey. At a much diminished White House ceremony earlier today, marking the annual Thanksgiving tradition during which a president pardons a bird from the dinner table ahead of the holiday...
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Home Office broke equalities law with hostile environment measures

EHRC found negative consequences of Conservative policy were ‘repeatedly ignored’ The Home Office broke equalities law when it introduced its hostile environment immigration measures, a critical report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has concluded.The department now has a legal duty to review these policies to ensure they are not racially discriminatory, and that they comply with equalities legislation, the rights body announced. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Theresa May, Home Office, Ehrc, Equality and Human Rights Commission EHRC, Windrush scandal


Death tolls in Italy and Spain surge – as it happened

This blog is now closed. We’ve launched a new blog at the link below: Coronavirus news – live 11.58pm GMT We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: France to ease lockdown as global deaths pass 1.4m 11.26pm GMT Appearing with first lady Melania Trump in front of the White House, the president made brief remarks thanking healthcare workers and researchers working on a Covid-19 vaccine.According to tradition, two turkeys na...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, White House, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Melania Trump, COB, Coronavirus


Tarra Simmons, the first felon elected to Washington state's legislature, wants to give formerly incarcerated people a second chance

"We have a particular narrative in our mind about who's in prison and the kinds of crimes that they've committed," newly-elected Washington State Sen. Tarra Simmons told Business Insider. Contributed Photo/ Tarra Simmons On November 4, 2020, Washington State Representative Tarra Simmons was elected to the state's 23rd district representing Kitsap County, becoming the first formerly incarcerated person to serve in the state's legislature. Simmons, a civil rights attorney who founded...
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Getting a negative coronavirus test isn't a free pass to gather with family for Thanksgiving

New Yorkers wait outside a CityMD urgent care clinic on November 18, 2020. Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo Many Americans are getting coronavirus tests ahead of Thanksgiving. But experts say the tests are not a free pass to gather indoors with others, since they only provide a snapshot of your infectiousness at one point in time. To truly gather safely, a period of isolation is required before a test, and there should be no exposure after, either. Otherwise, when seeing people outside your househ...
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Former Senate CIA Investigator Warns Biden Against Picks Tainted By Torture, ‘Cover-Up’

The chief investigator for the Senate Intelligence Committee’s 2014 torture report is urging President-elect Joe Biden not to include anyone in his administration who was complicit in torture, or who otherwise frustrated efforts to investigate and hold people responsible for it.  In an article and Twitter thread Monday, former Intelligence Committee staffer Daniel J. Jones argued that anyone “complicit in torture or who frustrated oversight and accountability for torture” doesn’t d...
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Ivanka And Jared Sparked Drama At Elite Elementary School After Attending WH Superspreader Event

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s attendance at the White House event announcing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court in late September reportedly caused tension among parents whose children also attend Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital, a private elementary school in the District, according to the New York Times on Tuesday. In 2017, the President’s daughter and son-in-law enrolled their elder two children in the private elementary school. Kushner ...
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Symposium: Depoliticizing the census through administrative process

This article is part of a symposium previewing Trump v. New York. Jennifer Nou is a professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School. The census saga continues. This time, however, the Trump administration is more truthful about its motivations. It wants to count immigrants who are in the country without authorization, not — it turns out — to enforce the Voting Rights Act, but rather to influence the reapportionment of legislative seats. Specifically, the government has issued a presiden...
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'Shameful': Progressives are angry Biden is considering a Cabinet post for Rahm Emanuel despite his handling of the police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under consideration to serve in President-elect Joe Biden's administration as the Secretary of Transportation, according to a CNN report. Emanuel's handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting has upset a contingent of progressive Democratic lawmakers and threatens to halt any traction for the former Washington insider coming to work for Biden. As the furor grew, Crain's Chicago Busin...
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Dow closes above 30,000 for first time ever on Biden-transition rally

Getty Images / Scott Olson US equities jumped on Tuesday after the General Services Administration's ascertainment of President-elect Joe Biden's victory lifted investor sentiments.The Dow Jones industrial average climbed above 30,000 for the first time, marking a rapid comeback from the index's low of 18,213 in March.The GSA announced on Monday that it would provide the "resources and services" needed to start Biden's transition to the White House. It was the clearest sign yet that the Tr...
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin is moving $455 billion of unspent stimulus money into a fund the incoming Biden administration can't deploy without Congress

Erin Scott/Pool/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is moving $455 billion in unspent stimulus money into a fund that the incoming Biden administration cannot deploy without Congress, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.  It would leave Mnuchin's likely successor Janet Yellen with only $80 billion in relief funds at her discretion. Experts say Mnuchin's move greatly limits the tools available to a Biden administration to manage the economic fallout of the pandemic. Visit Business Ins...
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Trump touted the stock market in a surprise news briefing and then left after only a minute

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence leave the stage after speaking to the press in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 24, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump only spoke for a minute at a surprise news conference on Tuesday. He arrived at the White House briefing room alongside Vice President Mike Pence, praised the stock market, commented on the coronavirus vaccine, and left without fielding questions from reporters. "...
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Biden's rumored choice for secretary of defense may make history, but she won't do Biden any favors

Joe Biden, then vice president, greets US Air Force personnel at an air base in Romania, May 20, 2014. AP Photo/Octav Ganea, Mediafax President-elect Joe Biden is reportedly giving serious consideration to selecting Michèle Flournoy, a former Obama administration official, as secretary of defense. Flournoy would be the first woman to hold that job, but she would bring with her old thinking about the world and the US's role in it, writes Defense Priorities fellow and retired US Army Col. Da...
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'Will you pardon yourself?': Trump ignores questions after pardoning turkey – video

Appearing with first lady Melania Trump in front of the White House, the president made brief remarks thanking healthcare workers and researchers working on a Covid-19 vaccine.According to tradition, two turkeys named Corn and Cob stayed at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel before the official ceremony. After an online poll, Corn was chosen to be pardoned.Trump did not take questions at the event, and ignored a shouted question about whether he was considering pardoning himself.Trump pardons tu...
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Lame duck pardons turkey: Trump confronts reality at muted Thanksgiving event

At a much diminished White House ceremony, the president seemed to realise that his star has already begun to waneIt was a sad spectacle. Here was an ageing comic confronted by a shrinking audience, his jokes landing with a thud, his star beginning to fade.Donald Trump suddenly finds himself where he has never been: a secondary story, overshadowed by Joe Biden, dominating the news cycle no more. Continue reading...
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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim English Translation Changes More Than Expected

Diligent individuals sifting through the English and Japanese versions of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim have discovered that the English translation is more butchered than initially let on, a turn of events that critics were likely expecting ever since the revelation of it rewriting a crossdresser character. The title previously came under fire after it was […]
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