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5 Officers Injured, 6 Arrested After Two Protests Turn Violent In Downtown Sacramento

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Clashes broke out between Trump supporters, Proud Boys, counter-protesters, and police after thousands gathered in DC to contest the election results

Members of the Proud Boys and counter-protesters stand off near Black Lives Matter Plaza on December 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Clashes broke out between protesters, counter-protesters, and police following a day of pro-Trump rallies in Washington DC on Saturday. The DC Mayor's office said at least 23 arrests were made and at least eight people were hospitalized, local Fox 5 DC reported. Two days before the electoral college vote is expected to solidify Presid...
Tags: Politics, News, Protest, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Rally, Black Lives Matter, Trump, Election 2020


GOP Congressman-elect calls the coronavirus pandemic 'phony' while rallying with Trump supporters in DC

Congressman-elect Bob Good (R-Virginia). John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images GOP Representative-elect Bob Good of Virginia on Saturday labeled the coronavirus pandemic as "phony" at a rally in support of President Donald Trump in Washington, DC. "This looks like a group of people that get that this is a phony pandemic," he said. "It's a serious virus, but it's a virus. It's not a pandemic ... You get it. You stand up against tyranny. Just a day earlier, the US had roughly 2...
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'They chose to subvert the Constitution': Pelosi slams House Republicans who backed Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn election results

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference to call for the extension of the federal unemployment insurance in the Capitol Visitor Center to on Friday, July 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday criticized House Republicans who joined a legal effort by Texas to overturn the election results in four key states that President-elect Joe Biden won in November. "The 126 Republican Members that signed onto this ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, California, Court, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, Wisconsin, Constitution, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, Biden, Donald Trump


Coronavirus live news: South Korea reports highest daily infections as US nears 300,000 deaths after record day

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; Italy overtakes UK for Europe’s highest death toll; Germany expected to close shops before ChristmasHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.33am GMT Brazil’s government has presented a Supreme Court justice with a coronavirus imm...
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Trump supporters rally to overturn the 2020 election, even as the courts continue striking down lawsuits contesting the results

"We came here to fight for our freedom," said Melissa Regan from Pike County, Ohio. "We are tired of the corruption, of the stealing of this election." Andrew Lichtenstein/Business Insider As President Donald Trump continues to falsely insist he won the presidential election, his supporters are rallying behind him. They gathered in droves today in Washington, DC, to defend Trump's unsubstantiated accusations of mass voter fraud that have been disproven many times over the last month. Presi...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Supreme Court, China, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Features, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump


Two Protests Turn Violent As Demonstrators Clash In Downtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Rallies between two groups in downtown Sacramento turned violent Saturday and resulted in at least one arrest, the Sacramento Police Department said. At around 3 p.m., officers on the scene deemed the demonstrations as an unlawful assembly. Sacramento police said objects were thrown at officers and both groups pepper-sprayed and confronted each other. A group of around 50 people dressed in all black took metal poles from a construction site and continued marching on with the...
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Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Will Start Arriving In States On Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning, U.S. officials said Saturday, after the government gave the final go-ahead to the shots needed to end an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans. Trucks will roll out Sunday morning as shipping companies UPS and FedEx begin delivering Pfizer’s vaccine to nearly 150 distribution centers across the states, said Army Gen. Gustave Perna of Operation Warp Speed, the Trump administration’s ...
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Attorneys General In Battleground States Laud SCOTUS Dumping ‘Junk Lawsuit’ In Texas

Attorneys general in three of the battleground states that were targeted amid a brazen and increasingly desperate lawsuit out of Texas to wage war on American democracy by challenging election results in their states, expressed elation on Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court shot down the effort. “We have a court of law that has seen through what this President is trying to do in this country and instead of siding with him, the court sided with the rule of law,” Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh...
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, Congress, White House, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wisconsin, Fox News, Michigan, Biden, Giuliani, Msnbc


Report: Cuomo Is Being Considered For Attorney General In Biden Administration

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being considered for attorney general in the incoming Biden administration, the Associated Press reported late Friday. A person familiar with the search said that President-elect Joe Biden was considering the Democrat who has governed New York since 2011, and who mobilized the state’s response to a devastating blow by coronavirus which caused a surge of cases and staggering death toll in the Empire State earlier this year.   Three other contenders for the role ...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Attorney General, Senate, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ap, Muslim, Hud, Associated Press, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Doj, Sally Yates, Jones


Trump Flies Over Stop The Steal Rally Where Supporters Chant ‘Destroy The GOP!’

“Stop the Steal” supporters cried “Destroy the GOP!” on Saturday in a demonstration that appeared to antagonize even the Republican Party amid President Donald Trump’s loss in last month’s election. Far-right host of the podcast “America First” lead the refrain, saying, “we are done making promises,” and trumpeting into a megaphone, “it has to happen now, we are going to destroy the GOP.” And the new MAGA chant is… “Destroy the GOP!” https://t.co/aYmtyQTAeV — Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) D...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany to tighten restrictions as US nears 300,000 deaths after another record day

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; Italy overtakes UK for Europe’s highest death toll; Germany expected to close shops before ChristmasHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.34am GMT Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic with me, ...
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Tory grandees’ fury over Johnson’s ‘nationalist’ no-deal Brexit

As fears grow of threat of chaos in new year, Lord Heseltine brands potential failure to strike deal ‘the worst decision of our times’Boris Johnson faced a rising tide of anger from senior Tories and business leaders last night as he appeared ready to embrace a no-deal Brexit and prepared Royal Navy gunboats to defend UK fishing waters.With the prime minister and the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, due to decide on Sunday whether to halt stalled talks and make the momentous ...
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Proud Boys Leader Suggested He Was Invited to White House. He Was on a Public Tour

A White House spokesman shot down speculation that was raised after Enrique Tarrio posted photos on social media.
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Coronavirus live news: Italy overtakes UK for European highest death toll; Germany to close shops as part of tougher restrictions

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.22pm GMT Charley Pride, the pioneering black country singer known for hits such “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’” and ...
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Trump loses Wisconsin vote case that ‘smacks of racism’

By SCOTT BAUER | Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — President Donald Trump lost a federal lawsuit Saturday while his attorney was arguing his case before a skeptical Wisconsin Supreme Court in another lawsuit that liberal justices said “smacks of racism” and would disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of voters only in the state’s most diverse counties. U.S. District Judge Brett Ludwig, a Trump appointee, dismissed Trump’s federal lawsuit asking the court to order the Republican-controlled Legislat...
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He's the MP with the Downton Abbey lifestyle. But the shadow of slavery hangs over the gilded life of Richard Drax

The hardline Tory Brexiter’s family made a fortune from their Caribbean plantations where thousands died. Now he faces urgent calls for reparations Drive into Dorset on the A31 and you roll past a high brick wall butted up tight to the road that seems to go on for ever. Every so often it doglegs at a monolithic gateway crowned by either a lion or a stag. This is the “great wall of Dorset” that runs for three miles, contains some 2m bricks and shields Charborough Park from the outside world. The ...
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States will start getting COVID vaccine on Monday

By MATTHEW PERRONE, MIKE STOBBE and MARK SCOLFORO | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning, U.S. officials said Saturday, after the government gave the final go-ahead to the shots needed to end an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans. Trucks will roll out Sunday morning as shipping companies UPS and FedEx begin delivering Pfizer’s vaccine to nearly 150 distribution centers across the states, said Army Gen. Gusta...
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Trump helicopter buzzes supporter rallying in Washington, D.C.

By ASHRAF KHALIL | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump returned to Washington on Saturday for rallies to back his desperate efforts to subvert the election that he lost to Joe Biden. They cheered as Trump flew overhead on the Marine One helicopter on his way out of town for the Army-Navy football game in West Point, New York. The gatherings of mostly unmasked Trump loyalists were intended as a show of force just two days before the Electoral College me...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, West Point, Washington, White House, Virginia, Russia, Sport, Joe Biden, Fbi, Soccer, United States, National Mall, Associated Press, Biden


Proud Boys chairman boasted a 'last minute invite' to the White House as protesters flock to Washington DC - but he was there on a public Christmas tour

Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio. AP Photo/Noah Berger On Saturday morning, Proud Boys chairman Enrique Tarrio posted photos taken at the White House on the social media platform Parler, saying that he accepted a "last minute invite to an undisclosed location." The posts raised questions of whether the leader of the male-only, right-leaning organization had a personal meeting with President Donald Trump. The White House responded, saying that Tarrio was not invited and was simply part of...
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DeSantis refused to disclose White House coronavirus report that contradicts him

The report said state officials should take urgent action to slow the spread of COVID-19. The governor has declined to do so.
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Trump raised firing Barr in White House meeting Friday

President Donald Trump raised the prospect of firing Attorney General William Barr in a meeting on Friday, but it's unclear whether he'll choose to dismiss Barr before the end of his term next month.
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Trump raised firing Barr in White House meeting on Friday

President Donald Trump raised the prospect of firing Attorney General William Barr in a meeting on Friday, but it's unclear whether he'll choose to dismiss Barr before the end of his term next month.
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Proud Boys chairman visited White House ahead of DC election rally - Business Insider

Enrique Tarrio posted photos taken at the White House on the social platform Parler, leading some to wonder if he met with President...
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Republican legislators are refusing to pay two Wisconsin counties the $3 million they're owed for conducting election recounts

Observers listen as procedural issues are argued during the process of recounting ballots from the November 3 election. Scott Olson/Getty Images A committee that's part of the Republican-led state legislature in Wisconsin is refusing to pay two Wisconsin counties the $3 million they're owed for conducting election vote recounts, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It is unclear why these unnamed Republicans are withholding the money. Residents in Dane and Milwaukee counties overwh...
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Coronavirus live news: Italy overtakes UK as European country with highest death toll; Peru suspends trials of China vaccine

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.12pm GMT Italy on Saturday became the European country with the highest official number of Covid fatalities, as ...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, China, World news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Peru, Who, Pfizer, Trump, Agence France Presse, Datafolha, Jair Bolsonaro, UK California


Trump discussed the possibility of firing Attorney General William Barr during a Friday meeting: report

Attorney General William Barr. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of firing Attorney General William Barr during a Friday meeting, according to a CNN report. There are no indications of whether the president will follow through with such an action before his term ends in January. Trump is reportedly livid that Barr kept the federal investigation into Hunter Biden's taxes under wraps during the 2020 presidential campaign. Visit Business Insider's home...
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How did Enoch Powell, a man with no shame, come to haunt our times? | Nick Cohen

The late politician specialised in sowing division and indulged in national fantasiesThe ghost of Enoch Powell hangs over Britain this weekend, with a smile on its thin lips. If you are too young to remember him, Boris Johnson offers a recrudescence. Powell was a genuine classical scholar. Cambridge awarded him a starred double first in Latin and Ancient Greek in 1933. Johnson was so-so academically. His failure to achieve a first at Oxford enraged him. But, like Powell, he learned the value of ...
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Boris Johnson, one year on – cartoon

On the eve of Brexit, our prime minister reflects on his time at the helm•You can buy your own copy of this cartoon Continue reading...
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'Our bad': A Florida newspaper apologized for its endorsement of congressional candidate who supported Texas' lawsuit to overturn election results

Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., walks down the House steps after a vote in the Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Orlando Sentinel's editorial board on Friday issued an apology for previously endorsing Rep. Michael Waltz, an incumbent of Florida's 6th congressional district who was reelected to maintain his seat in the 2020 general election. Waltz was among the many House Republicans who signed an amicus brief in support of Texas' lawsu...
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