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Iran nuclear deal: Saudi Arabia says Gulf states must be consulted if US revives accord

Prince Faisal bin Farhan warns kingdom and its regional allies’ involvement is only way to achieve ‘sustainable’ outcome Saudi Arabia says the Gulf states must be consulted if a US nuclear agreement with Iran is revived, warning it is the only path towards a sustainable agreement.President-elect Joe Biden has signalled he will return the US to a nuclear accord with Iran and that he still backed the 2015 deal negotiated under Barack Obama, from which Donald Trump withdrew. Continue reading...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, US, Barack Obama, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Donald Trump, Iran's Nuclear Programme, Iran Nuclear Deal, Gulf, Prince Faisal bin Farhan


'If I lost, I'd be a very gracious loser,' Trump said during a rally where he falsely claimed he won an election that he lost

President Donald Trump attends a rally in support of Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) and Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) on December 05, 2020 in Valdosta, Georgia. Spencer Platt/Getty Images During a rally in Georgia on Saturday where President Donald Trump claimed he won an election that he lost, he said, "If I lost, I'd be a very gracious loser." The president was campaigning on behalf of Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, who are facing Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael W...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Cbs News, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Raphael Warnock, Campaign Rally, White House Trump, Sen David Perdue R GA, Jon Ossoff, Kelly Loeffler


Nike’s Hypocritical Corporate Virtue Signaling Over Racism Criticized

Shoe producer Nike has come under heavy fire after releasing a CM “calling out” racism in Japan of all places, critics taking issue with the hollow corporate message especially due to the fact that it is said the company has been using slave labor via Uighurs to make their products. The two-minute Japanese CM (with […]
Tags: Japan, Politics, Internet, Marketing, Nike, Racism, Anime, CM


Failing to convince Gov. Kemp to flip election, Trump vows to 'win back the White House' at Georgia rally

In a phone call, Kemp refused Trump's request for a special legislative session to appoint a pro-Trump slate to the Electoral College, reports said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Georgia, Usa Today, Trump, Kemp, Electoral College, Gov Kemp


'Numbers come out of ceilings and come out of leather bags': Trump assails vote integrity in Georgia using debunked claims of fraud

President Donald Trump headlined a campaign rally in Valdosta, Ga., for Sens. David Perdue, left, and Kelly Loeffler, right. Spencer Platt/Getty Images At a rally in Valdosta, Georgia, on Saturday, President Donald Trump assailed the state's vote integrity, using debunked claims of fraud to accuse officials of allowing vote counts to be compromised. "You know we won Georgia, just so you understand," Trump said to the jubilant crowd, despite his clear statewide loss to President-elect Joe B...
Tags: Politics, Voting, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Associated Press, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Perdue, Trump, Loeffler, Brian Kemp, David Perdue


Cars Vandalized, Objects Thrown As Trump Supporters, Protesters Clash At California Capitol

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Cars were vandalized, objects were thrown and over 150 Sacramento police officers stood between President Donald Trump supporters and protesters at the Capitol in downtown Sacramento on Saturday. As tensions ran high, two opposing groups tossed fireworks, glass bottles and liquids at each other as law enforcement tried to keep them separated, according to the Sacramento Police Department. Demonstrators from both groups pointed lasers into officers’ eyes as officers tried to ...
Tags: Politics, News, Local, Sacramento, Cbs, Sacramento Police Department, Donald Trump, Nevada County, Capitol, California Capitol, California State Capitol, President Donald Trump, Sacramento News


Trump compared the Democratic Party to the MS-13 gang at a Georgia rally

President Donald Trump. Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Saturday compared the Democratic Party to the street gang MS-13 at a rally in Valdosta, Georgia, part of his latest barrage of insults lobbed at the the party that denied him a second term in the White House. "We moved thousands and thousands of MS-13 the hell out of our country," Trump said. "They're vicious, but they're not stupid. Sort of like the Democrats if you think about it." Trump was headlining a rally f...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Gangs, Biden, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Kamala Harris, Second Amendment, Trump, Democratic Party, Raphael Warnock


Fact check: Image from 2017 White House event altered to make claim about votes for Biden

An image claiming to show "illegal" and "legal" votes for Joe Biden is actually a photo from a 2017 event where Trump talked about deregulation goals.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Joe Biden, Biden, Usa Today, Trump


Trump Shamelessly Attempts To Pressure Georgia Gov To Overturn Election Results

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump fruitlessly pressed Georgia’s governor on Saturday to call a special legislative session aimed at subverting the presidential election results in that state as Trump’s fixation with his defeat overshadowed his party’s campaign to save its majority in the Senate. Trump and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp spoke by phone hours before Trump was to appear at a rally in Valdosta, Georgia, where Republicans hoped the president would dedicate his energy to imploring their s...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Gop, House, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Perdue, Rudy Giuliani, Kamala Harris


A federal appeals court unanimously shut down a conservative lawyer's attempt to block Biden's presidential win in Georgia

Attorney Lin Wood, member of President Donald Trump's legal team, speaks during a rally on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Alpharetta, Ga. Associated Press/Ben Margot A US federal appeals court dismissed a bid by conservative lawyer Lin Wood to block President-elect Joe Biden's win in Georgia, the latest in a string of Trump-aligned legal setbacks to overturn the November election results. The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled in a 3-0 decision to deny Wood's request to block the...
Tags: Politics, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Biden, Donald Trump, US District Court, Wood, Kamala Harris, Trump, Election 2020, Sidney Powell, Court of Appeals


So Much Winning: Biden Officially Secures Enough Electors To Become President

California certified its presidential election Friday and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Democrat Joe Biden, officially handing him the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House. Secretary of State Alex Padilla’s formal approval of Biden’s win in the state brought his tally of pledged electors so far to 279, according to a tally by The Associated Press. That’s just over the 270 threshold for victory. These steps in the election are often ignored formalities. But the ...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, House, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Trump


Obama: Democrats need 'universal language' to appeal to moderate voters

Former president says ‘if I spoke the language of James Baldwin on the stump … I’m probably not gonna to get a lot of votes in Iowa’Barack Obama has underlined his belief that Democrats should moderate campaign messaging in order to reach voters turned off by slogans including “Defund the Police”, telling a literary group: “If I spoke the language of James Baldwin as he speaks it on the campaign stump, I’m probably not gonna get a lot of votes in Iowa.” Related: Barack Obama criticizes 'Defund...
Tags: Obama, Race, Barack Obama, World news, US news, US politics, Iowa, James Baldwin


Military planes to fly Covid vaccines in to Britain to avoid ports hit by Brexit

Officials fear delays even after EU deal as Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen order talks to resumeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTens of millions of doses of the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured in Belgium will be flown to Britain by military aircraft to avoid delays at ports caused by Brexit, under contingency plans being developed by the government.Both the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and senior sources at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Britain, Military, Foreign Policy, Ministry Of Defence, Belgium, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen


Military planes to fly vaccines in to Britain to avoid ports hit by Brexit

Officials fear delays even after EU deal as Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen order talks to resumeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTens of millions of doses of the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured in Belgium will be flown to Britain by military aircraft to avoid delays at ports caused by Brexit, under contingency plans being developed by the government.Both the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and senior sources at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Britain, Military, Foreign Policy, Ministry Of Defence, Belgium, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen


Jill Biden will reportedly back debt-free community college as first lady

Dr. Jill Biden. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Dr. Jill Biden, President-elect Joe Biden's wife and the future first lady, will push for debt-free community college, according to a close source who spoke with Yahoo News. "We have often talked about community colleges as the unsung heroes," Martha Kanter, an under secretary of education during the administration of former President Barack Obama, told Yahoo News. While serving as second lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, Biden taught En...
Tags: Politics, Education, Yahoo, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Biden, Education Reform, Department Of Education, Villanova University, Yahoo News


Trump called Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp urging him for help in overturning Biden's statewide election win: report

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp greets President Donald Trump in Marietta, Georgia. AP Photo/Alex Brandon President Donald Trump on Saturday morning called Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to ask him to convince the state legislature to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's November election win, according to The Washington Post. During the call, Trump also requested that the governor mandate an audit of absentee ballot signatures. Trump's call came on the same day that he will arrive in Georgia to stump fo...
Tags: Post, Politics, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Kemp, Marietta Georgia, Electoral College, Brian Kemp, Alex Brandon


Barack Obama (Zoom) rallies Georgia Democrats: ‘This is about the world’

Former President Barack Obama headlined a virtual rally on Zoom for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, urging Democrats to get engaged and...
Tags: Barack Obama, Georgia, Raphael Warnock, Jon Ossoff


A liberal PAC is running ads that call Republican Sens. Loeffler and Perdue 'the Grinches of Georgia'

US Sens. Davi Perdue and Kelly Loeffler speaks to the crowd of supporters during a "Defend the Majority" rally at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agriculture Center on November 19, 2020. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images A liberal Political Action Committee in Georgia is running an advertisement in Georgia that compare Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue to the Grinch. Both Perdue and Loeffler are in the middle of a heated runoff campaign between their two Democratic challenge...
Tags: Politics, Media, Washington Post, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, House, PAC, Biden, Donald Trump, Perdue, The Washington Post


White House economic advisor suggests there's no rush to pass a stimulus as more than 10 million people remain unemployed

Joseph LaVorgna, Chief Economist of the National Economic Council. Drew Angerer/Getty Images An economic advisor at the National Economic Council on Friday signaled there's no rush to release a second coronavirus stimulus package. Joseph LaVorgna, chief economist at the National Economic Council, said he doesn't "believe the recovery at the moment is in jeopardy," despite a disappointing Friday jobs report that said 10.7 million Americans were unemployed in November. Congress is considerin...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, House, Chuck Grassley, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Stimulus, Lindsey Graham, Powell, Yahoo Finance


Brexit negotiations to restart in Brussels after Johnson call

Phone talk between PM and European commission president Ursula von der Leyen ended without a breakthroughBrexit negotiations will resume in Brussels on Sunday after Boris Johnson and the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, agreed that a trade and security deal was still possible in the immediate days.In a joint statement, the two leaders said they would talk again on Monday evening, with the two sides searching for a breakthrough with just three weeks until the UK leaves the sin...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Johnson, Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen, Michel Barnier


Brexit: Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen pause talks without a deal

Prime minister and European commission president to speak again on Monday eveningBrexit negotiations will resume in Brussels on Sunday after Boris Johnson and the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, agreed that a trade and security deal was still possible in the immediate days.In a joint statement, the two leaders said they would talk again on Monday evening, with the two sides searching for a breakthrough with just three weeks until the UK leaves the single market and customs u...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen, Michel Barnier


Historian groups sue White House over fears the Trump administration will destroy records before leaving office

President Trump and Jared Kushner during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images Multiple historian groups are suing the White House over fears that the Trump Administration will improperly maintain records before the transition to President-elect Joe Biden, The Washington Post reported Saturday.  "The archive, historians, and CREW are suing to put some backbone in the law and prevent any bonfire of records in the Rose Garden," said Tom Blanton, directo...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, US District Court, The Washington Post, Trump, National Security Archive, Richard Nixon, Ivanka Trump


Carrie Symonds' friend Nimco Ali given Home Office role without it being advertised

£350-a-day position as government adviser made via ‘direct appointment process’ A close friend of the prime minister and his fiancee was given an official position at the Home Office without the role being publicly advertised, a freedom of information request has revealed.Nimco Ali, who is reportedly godmother to the son of Carrie Symonds and Boris Johnson, was appointed adviser on tackling violence against women and girls in October. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Domestic Violence, Home Office, Boris Johnson, Nimco Ali, Female genital mutilation (FGM, Carrie Symonds


Opinion: Expect big things from Kamala Harris

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is going to be a major voice in the White House during the next four years. There is every reason to believe that President-elect Joe Biden's team is planning to give Harris a major key role as the administration confronts the devastating period of crisis now facing the nation.
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Expect big things from Kamala Harris

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is going to be a major voice in the White House during the next four years, writes Julian Zelizer. As an experienced senator, Harris will be able to help Biden solidify support within the Democratic Caucus for his legislative proposals
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New Jersey officials shut down a restaurant that hosted a mask-free New York Young Republicans gala

Rep. Matt Gaetz. Getty Officials from New Jersey and New York slammed Rep. Matt Gaetz for attending a mask-less gala on Thursday with 150 people convening in close proximity in a restaurant. New Jersey Mayor Steven Fulop shut down the Maritime Parc, the restaurant that hosted the event, on Friday.  The event was an annual gala for the New York Young Republicans Club that was originally supposed to be held in a Manhattan venue, which declined to host the event. The governors of both New Jer...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, New York, Science, Trends, New Jersey, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Matt Murphy, Cuomo, Murphy, Jersey City, Fulop, Steven Fulop


As he looks to 2024, Trump's deep pockets mean barbs for Biden and GOP competitors

Trump is gearing up to run again in 2024 and that could complicate Joe Biden's entry into the White House and freeze other Republicans from running.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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60% of Americans say that they would get a COVID-19 vaccine amid growing confidence in the development process, new data show

60% of American adults said they are willing to get vaccinated if a "vaccine to prevent COVID-19 were available today," a Pew Research Center survey from November found. Carol Smiljan/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Pew Research Center survey conducted in November found 60% of American adult respondents said they are willing to get vaccinated if a "vaccine to prevent COVID-19 were available today."  American adult respondents who said that they have confidence that the "research and developmen...
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60% of Americans say that they would get a COVID-19 vaccine amid growing confidence in the development process, new data shows

60% of American adults said they are willing to get vaccinated if a "vaccine to prevent COVID-19 were available today," a Pew Research Center survey from November found. Carol Smiljan/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Pew Research Center survey conducted in November found 60% of American adult respondents said they are willing to get vaccinated if a "vaccine to prevent COVID-19 were available today."  American adult respondents who said that they have confidence that the "research and developmen...
Tags: News, Trust, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bill Clinton, George Bush, Pew, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Pew Research Center, Moderna, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus


Only 25 Congressional Republicans recognize Biden's presidential win, new survey says

President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy listen. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Only 25 Congressional Republicans have recognized President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the November election, according to a Washington Post survey. There are currently 249 GOP members in the House and Senate. While conducting the survey, nearly 90% of Republicans in Congress wouldn't acknowledge who won the election, while two US...
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