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Dr. Fauci revealed something about COVID-19 that’s worrying experts even after people recover

Experts like White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci are stepping up their warnings to people about the condition loosely described...
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US election: Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

He has refused to concede the election but says he will quit if Joe Biden is confirmed the winner.
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Trump says he will 'certainly' leave the White House if the Electoral College elects Joe Biden

Getty When asked if he would leave the White House if Joe Biden wins the Electoral College vote, President Trump said, "Certainly I will. Certainly I will. And you know that." The president's remarks Thursday were the closest Trump has come yet to a concession in the November election, which was called by several news outlets weeks ago for President-elect Joe Biden. Trump has not conceded to Biden, citing conspiracy theories about the election related to voter fraud and mail-in voting. Th...
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Trump said he will 'certainly' leave the White House if the Electoral College elects Joe Biden

Getty When asked if he would leave the White House if Joe Biden wins the Electoral College vote, President Trump said, "Certainly I will. Certainly I will. And you know that." The president's remarks Thursday were the closest Trump has come yet to a concession in the November election, which was called by several news outlets weeks ago for President-elect Joe Biden. Trump has not conceded to Biden, citing conspiracy theories about the election related to voter fraud and mail-in voting. Th...
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Trump says he'll leave if Electoral College seats Biden

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden's victory — even as he insisted such a decision would be a "mistake" — as he spent his Thanksgiving renewing baseless claims that "massive fraud" and crooked officials in battleground states caused his election defeat.
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New York Governor Cuomo called the Supreme Court ruling that blocked some COVID-19 restrictions on religious services 'irrelevant'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, U.S., June 10, 2020 REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The Supreme Court blocked some COVID-19 restrictions on religious services in New York state. The 5-4 ruling was in favor of the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and Orthodox Jewish synagogues, who said they were being unfairly singled out by the rules. Governo...
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New UK tech regulator to limit power of Google and Facebook

Alok Sharma says dominance of a few big companies hurts innovation and curtails customer choiceA new tech regulator will work to limit the power of Google, Facebook and other tech platforms, the government has announced, in an effort to ensure a level playing field for smaller competitors and a fair market for consumers.Under the plans, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will gain a dedicated Digital Markets Unit, empowered to write and enforce a new code of practice on technology compa...
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President Trump invited Pa. lawmakers to the White House. Then everyone went silent

President Donald Trump summoned state lawmakers to the White House to talk about the election, but those who went weren't talking about it later.
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Angry Trump promises rally in battleground state of Georgia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes...
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Donald Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for Joe Biden

President’s comments are the closest he has come to admitting defeat in election and set stage for college vote on 14 December Donald Trump has said that he will leave the White House if the electoral college votes for Democratic president-elect Joe Biden in the closest the outgoing president has come to conceding defeat.Biden won the presidential election with 306 electoral college votes – many more than the 270 required – to Trump’s 232. Biden also leads Trump by more than 6 million in the pop...
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ANC: ‘We’re operating under conditions of anarchy’

In its latest policy documents, the ANC is self-critical and wants ‘consequence management’, yet it’s letting its members off the hook again The post ANC: ‘We’re operating under conditions of anarchy’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Georgia Senate Runoffs Will Decide The Fate Of These Bills

Georgia Senate Runoffs Will Decide The Fate Of These Bills Georgia/United States Senate – -(AmmoLand.com)- What sort of stakes are we facing with the Georgia Senate runoffs? Perhaps the best way to get a handle on them is to look at some of the legislation that could get a path forward based on the results of those elections. So, we will look at some legislation that could get a potential boost – or which could languish unpassed – should Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue lose their bids. So wha...
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On the eve of Thanksgiving, the US recorded its highest single-day coronavirus death toll since May — and the timing could not be worse

People arrive at Orlando International Airport on November 25, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images As US coronavirus cases, deaths, and hospitalizations set new records almost daily, are nervously eyeing Americans' behavior during Thanksgiving. Public health experts have urged people not to travel this year, and the CDC recommends not mixing households at Thanksgiving gatherings. But a record number of travelers have flown across the country ahead of the hol...
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Jeremy Corbyn to start legal action over suspension of Labour whip

Allies say he aims to prove there was a deal with Keir Starmer’s office to readmit him to partyJeremy Corbyn is to start a formal legal claim against the Labour party for suspending the whip, in a case which allies of the former Labour leader say is intended to prove there was a deal with Keir Starmer’s office to readmit him to the party.The Guardian has seen evidence of exchanges between key members of Starmer’s office and Corbyn’s representatives, suggesting there were private meetings in the ...
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Yes, Trump can pardon himself — but it's a risky move that won't protect him from all prosecutions he could face

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pardoning a turkey named Corn in the White House Rose Garden on November 24, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images There is growing speculation that President Donald Trump could decide to issue himself a presidential pardon before leaving office in January, as a way to shield himself from future prosecution. On Wednesday, Trump from GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, which said that the president should pardon "everyone from himself, to his admin, to J...
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A tale of two cities: Manchester, Liverpool and the journey of Covid tiers

Analysis: the two regions have emerged with contrasting fortunes from their dealings with WestminsterCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs Matt Hancock put the final touches to England’s new lockdown regime on Wednesday night, the mood of leaders in Manchester and Liverpool could not have been more different.On Merseyside the leaders felt they had done all they could to have become the first English region to leave the strictest coronavirus measures introduced six weeks ...
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Tale of two cities: the Covid paths of Liverpool and Manchester defined by Westminster

Analysis: Manchester’s route to the highest Covid restrictions and Liverpool’s entry to tier 2 with mass testing began in OctoberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs Matt Hancock put the final touches to England’s new lockdown regime on Wednesday night, the mood of leaders in Manchester and Liverpool could not have been more different.On Merseyside the leaders felt they had done all they could to have become the first English region to leave the strictest coronavirus me...
Tags: Politics, England, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, Westminster, Merseyside, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus


UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson leads Downing Street briefing amid growing backlash against new tiers

PM gives update after large parts of England placed into tier 3 restrictions; Sir Graham Brady says many tiering decisions are ‘heavy-handed’What tier am I in? Latest Covid rules in England post-lockdownCovid tiers: large parts of England in tier 3 restrictions after lockdownScrutiny grows over Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccineCovid cases levelling off as England prepares to re-enter tier systemTier 1 explained | Tier 2 explained | Tier 3 explained 5.33pm GMT Q: Aren’t you going to have ...
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Trump Races to Weaken Environmental and Worker Protections, and Implement Other Last-Minute Policies, Before Jan. 20

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Six days after President Donald Trump lost his bid for reelection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture notified food safety groups that it was proposing a regulatory change to speed up chicken factory processing lines, a change that would allow companies to sell more birds. An earlier USDA effort had broken d...
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Live political updates: President Trump expected to spend Thanksgiving at the White House

President Donald Trump's annual Thanksgiving proclamation calls for Americans to "gather" for the holiday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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"The most prosaic of routines can now deliver delight. Like a bona fide night of restful sleep. Or a prolonged moment of enriching silence. Or, say, the leather chair..."

"... that Al Jirikowic, 68, an art critic and former Adams Morgan bar owner, now sits in five hours a day because there’s nowhere to go. The Churchill, as his throne is known, is where Jirikowic meditates, contemplates the end of civilization and figures out what to eat for lunch. Whatever the case, he’s comfortable. 'I’m thankful I can sit here and space out,' he said. 'You learn to like your solitude. If you don’t, you go nuts.'"  From "A comfy chair, a locked door, an old record. Covid Than...
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General Council of the Bar slams Zuma Foundation

Another summons has been served on Jacob Zuma at his Nkandla residence, requiring the former president to appear before the Zondo Commission next year The post General Council of the Bar slams Zuma Foundation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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New Hampshire Republicans want to impeach the state's GOP governor for requiring people to wear a mask in public places

Scott Eisen/Getty Images for DraftKings Seven conservative lawmakers in New Hampshire have called for the House Judiciary Committee to investigate whether Governor Chris Sununu, a Republican, can be impeached. Sununu has ruled by executive order during the pandemic, and his recent statewide mask mandate violates constitutional rights, the resolution's backers said. But the vast majority of New Hampshire residents approve of the way Sununu handled the pandemic. The state has one of the cou...
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Barack Obama reflects on daughters Malia and Sasha's sibling rivalry and sweet bond

Barack and Michelle Obama have always worked hard to ensure their daughters Malia and Sasha...
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How Trump's political influence will stretch far into the future

Whether he's willing to admit it or not, Donald Trump has lost the presidency. And come January 20, he will be gone from the White House. However, that does not mean Trump will magically disappear. In his latest episode of The Point on YouTube, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains how Trump's political influence will stretch far into the future.
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Donald Trump Jr. says he is 'all done with the Rona' and ends his COVID-19 isolation to celebrate Thanksgiving days after announcing his positive test

Donald Trump Jr. with his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle at Georgia Republican Party headquarters November 5, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. John Bazemore/AP Photo Donald Trump Jr. announced Wednesday night that he'd been cleared to end his COVID-19 isolation and celebrate Thanksgiving "the way it's meant to be." On Friday, Trump Jr. announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. It's not clear when Trump Jr. received his positive diagnosis, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention re...
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Pranksters have claimed a Trump 2024 campaign website domain which labels Trump a 'loser'

Getty A pair of pranksters have taken over the website domain 'DonaldJTrump2024.com' and given it subheadings which include 'Trump Lost' and 'Trump is a loser.' The stunt was carried out by Jason Selvig and Davram Stiefler, who call themselves 'The Good Liars,' on Twitter. It comes days after Trump allowed the transition process to begin for President-elect Joe Biden, despite continuing to claim victory. President Trump is projected to have lost the election to Biden by 306 electoral coll...
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The head of the US government program tasked with getting the country vaccines said he will probably quit by early next year — before most Americans can get a shot

Moncef Slaoui speaks at a vaccine development event in the White House in May 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The head of Operation Warp Speed, the US government's program to help develop and roll out a COVID-19 vaccine to the country, said he may leave the position before the point when most Americans would be vaccinated. Moncef Slaoui, told Politico that he could step down from the position "by the end this year or early next year." Ordinary Americans would like...
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UK coronavirus live: Tory backlash grows as 1922 Committee chair says he will vote against restrictions

Sir Graham Brady says many tiering decisions are ‘heavy-handed’; government website crashes as regions placed in to tier systemWhat tier am I in? Latest Covid rules in England post-lockdownCovid tiers: large parts of England in tier 3 restrictions after lockdownFootball fans can return in Liverpool and LondonHow three-quarters of Covid contacts slip through cracksTier 1 explained | Tier 2 explained | Tier 3 explained 2.35pm GMT Almost 99% of the population of English population will come und...
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Trump is forgoing legal advice and instead listening to friends, TV hosts, and relatives on who to pardon, report says

President Donald Trump with First Lady Melania Trump after he pardoned Corn the turkey in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump is leaning on the advice of aides, family members and TV hosts in considering which criminals to pardon before leaving office, reported The Washington Post.  Presidents usually consider cases vetted by Department of Justice lawyers as part of a formal application process.  Trump on Wednesday pardone...
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