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A growing number of US officials are sharing photos receiving the coronavirus vaccine to encourage Americans to get vaccinated

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi receives a COVID-19 vaccination shot by doctor Brian Monahan, attending physician Congress of the United States in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on December 18, 2020. ANNA MONEYMAKER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images A number of US officials have shared images of themselves receiving the first doses of their coronavirus vaccine, just one week after the US Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech two-shot vaccine for emergency use. While ...
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White House cancels release of statement alleging Russia' involvement in cyber attack

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed earlier US allegations Russian hackers were behind those cyberattacks
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3 Groups Of Protesters March Through Sacramento; Multiple Arrests Made, Officers Injured

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Three separate groups of protesters took to the streets of downtown Sacramento on Saturday and multiple people were arrested, police said. Three people in total were arrested for charges including weapons violations, Sacramento police said. Four officers also suffered minor injuries and a patrol car sustained damage. Pro-Trump and anti-Trump demonstrators have clashed repeatedly at the California State Capitol following the results of the presidential election. The Sacrame...
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3 Groups Of Protesters March Through Sacramento; Multiple Arrests Made

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Three separate groups of protesters took to the streets of downtown Sacramento on Saturday and multiple people were arrested, police said. Pro-Trump and anti-Trump demonstrators have clashed repeatedly at the California State Capitol following the results of the presidential election. The Sacramento Police Department announced the arrests shortly after 1:45 p.m. and said objects were being thrown at officers. Both groups continued marching through downtown prompting rollin...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Local, Sacramento, Roseville, Cbs, Sacramento Police Department, East Sacramento, Trump, Sikh, California State Capitol, Pro Trump, Sacramento News, Death Row Sacramento United Way, West Sacramento The West


Fired attorney Sidney Powell is back, advising Trump to chart a scorched-earth course

After cutting Sidney Powell from his legal team, President Trump has welcomed her back into the White House to plot out further efforts...
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Liberal Democrats and Australia One Party probably won’t cut it. Nor the Great Australian Party.

On 19 September I had put out this tweet: I am delighted that some political party people are starting to contact me. Here's my message for all parties. @LiberalAus @VictorianLabor – and others: Please ensure you are committed the principles I came to Australia for, and I'm with you for the rest of my life. […]
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Liberal Democrats and Australia One Party probably won’t cut it

On 19 September I had put out this tweet: I am delighted that some political party people are starting to contact me. Here's my message for all parties. @LiberalAus @VictorianLabor – and others: Please ensure you are committed the principles I came to Australia for, and I'm with you for the rest of my life. […]
Tags: Travel, Politics, Australia, Current Affairs, Public Policy, Australia One Party


A weekend stimulus deal could be derailed by a GOP measure to rein in the Federal Reserve

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's liability protections bill, the Safe to Work Act, had support from a coalition of business groups including the Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable. Caroline Brehman/POOL/AFP via Getty Images A GOP measure to limit the Federal Reserve's lending powers imperiled the odds of a weekend stimulus deal on Saturday. Republican and Democrats fought bitterly over the Fed's emergency aid programs, which have assisted state and local government...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Republicans, Congress, Senate, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Democrats, Gop, Treasury, Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi


Obama shares his favorite songs of 2020

Though this year has been unprecedented in many ways, one thing that has remained constant is former President Barack Obama's tradition of sharing his year-end lists of his favorite books, films and music.
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Barack Obama shares his favorite songs of 2020

Though this year has been unprecedented in many ways, one thing that has remained constant is former President Barack Obama's tradition of sharing his year-end lists of his favorite books, films and music.
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Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Brags About Having no Gender Options

The twisted elimination of gender has begun to permeate through Japan as a livestream for the upcoming Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis had a segment where the presenter brags about the game having no gender selection, instead allowing players to select “human type 1” or “human type 2”. The official Phantasy Star Online 2 […]
Tags: Games, Japan, Politics, Lgbt, Anime, MMORPG, Sega, Phantasy Star, Character Design, New Genesis


Trump Once Again Gives Russia A Pass After Massive Cyberattack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Contradicting his secretary of state and other top officials, President Donald Trump on Saturday suggested without evidence that China — not Russia — may be behind the grave cyberattack against the United States and tried to minimized its impact. In his first comments on the breach, Trump scoffed at the focus on the Kremlin and downplayed the intrusions, which the nation’s cybersecurity agency has warned posed a “grave” risk to government and private networks. “The Cyber Hac...
Tags: Florida, News, Congress, Washington, White House, China, Russia, America, Barack Obama, Ap, Fbi, Afghanistan, Harvard, United States, Hacking, House


White House canceled plans to mail face masks to all American homes because Trump hates Amazon's Jeff Bezos & feuded with USPS

The Trump White House canceled a plan to send face masks to every household in America because of Donald Trump's personal feud with the United States Postal Service, and his personal animus toward Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. From the Washington Post: As the virus began to rage across the United States, some of the nation's health officials had a novel idea. — Read the rest
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White House canceled plans to mail face masks to every American home because Trump hates Amazon's Jeff Bezos and was feuding with USPS

The Trump White House canceled a plan to send face masks to every household in America because of Donald Trump's personal feud with the United States Postal Service, and his personal animus toward Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. From the Washington Post: As the virus began to rage across the United States, some of the nation's health officials had a novel idea. — Read the rest
Tags: Amazon, Post, News, White House, America, US news, United States, Usps, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Trump, United States Postal Service, Trump White House, Pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Trump floats naming Sidney Powell as special counsel on election; asks Flynn about martial law, reports say

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn was also at the White House meeting, where Trump reportedly asked him about invoking martial law.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Usa Today, Trump, Sidney Powell, Flynn, Michael Flynn


Biden just introduced a historic climate A-team tasked with carrying out an ambitious energy agenda

Biden’s climate and energy team. Clockwise from top left: Brenda Mallory, Jennifer Granholm, Gina McCarthy, Michael Regan, Deb Haaland, and John Kerry. Obama White House; Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images; AP Photo/Susan Walsh; N.C. Department of Environmental Quality; Photo by Alex Edelman/Getty Images; and REUTERS/Beawiharta. President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his climate team during a press briefing Saturday. The team is stacked with pro-climate heav...
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Obama unveils his favorite music of 2020: Yes, it includes Megan thee Stallion's 'Savage Remix'

Barack Obama is back with another year-end roundup of his favorite pop culture moments, beginning with his favorite books of 2020.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Barack Obama shares his favorite pop culture of 2020: 'The Queen's Gambit,' 'Savage Remix,' more

'The Queen's Gambit,' 'Savage Remix,' 'The Boys,' and more made Barack Obama's lists of his favorite 2020 pop culture.
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Gillmor Gang: Full Stream Ahead

Twitter is shutting down Periscope, the video app it acquired several years ago when Facebook Live threatened to lap the field. When we stream the Gillmor Gang sessions, we send them to Facebook, Twitter, and an unlisted embed on YouTube. At one point, we planned to stream the sessions live on TechCrunch, but for now we’re posting the edited version there. In the weeks leading up to January 20th, the live Telegram feed at https://t.me/Gillmorgang has been dominated by the Trump focus on overt...
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Sasha Curated Barack Obama’s Favorite Music of 2020

In solidarity of his memoirist contemporary Cazzie David, there is not an Ariana Grande track to be found.
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Barack Obama Shares His Favorite Songs of 2020, Featuring Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion and More

Former President Barack Obama dropped a playlist of his favorite songs on Saturday morning, following his year-end movie, television and book recommendations. “Here are some of my favorite songs of the year,” he wrote on Twitter. “As usual, I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together. I hope […]
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Barack Obama Names Phoebe Bridgers, Bad Bunny, Waxahatchee, and Megan Thee Stallion Among Songs of the Year

Plus Jeff Tweedy, Lil Baby, Lido Pimienta, WizKid, Faye Webster, Gunna, Jessie Ware, J Hus, and more
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Johnson U-turn leaves nation’s plans for Christmas in tatters

Spread of new Covid strain forces lockdown with a ‘stay home’ alert for London and south-east Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe nation’s Christmas plans were plunged into chaos last night after Boris Johnson dramatically abandoned his attempts to avoid tighter Covid restrictions, and instead placed millions of people under new lockdown measures to try to curb a highly infectious new strain of the virus.In a major U-turn that prompted an immediate backlash from his p...
Tags: Politics, England, London, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus


Debt forgiveness will top the African agenda in 2021

After being praised for their handling of the pandemic, African countries must now confront the economic fallout – even as they grapple with existing political and security challenges The post Debt forgiveness will top the African agenda in 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, France, China, Germany, Boko Haram, Nigeria, Africa, Debt, Economics, G20, Uganda, United States, Ethiopia, Mali, Chad, South Sudan


Jim Carrey Done Playing Joe Biden at ‘Saturday Night Live’

When Saturday Night Live returned for their 46th season, they kicked things off with a whopping six consecutive episodes from the beginning October through the first week of November. That’s because it was election season, and that’s when SNL does their best to lambast the political scene. To usher in this year’s satire with a splash, they brought in Jim Carrey to play Joe Biden. But obviously the series can’t keep a big name like Jim Carrey around as long as Joe Biden is president, and the act...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Casting, White House, Joe Biden, Jim-Carrey, Snl, Woody Harrelson, Biden, Donald Trump, Jason Sudeikis, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Wiig, Trump


A South Dakota lawmaker is asking his constituents to decide when he should receive the COVID-19 vaccine

South Dakota Republican Rep. Dusty Johnson speaks during a press conference about COVID-19 in September 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images South Dakota Rep. Dusty Johnson, a Republican, on Friday said he would allow his constituents to vote whether he got the COVID-19 vaccine now or waited to receive it until it was widely available. He noted that high profile politicians, including Vice President Mike Pence, have received the vaccine publicly to instill confidence t...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Congress, US, Trends, Joe Biden, South Dakota, House, House Of Representatives, Healthcare, Pfizer, Johnson, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Kamala Harris


Trump discussed Sidney Powell as voter fraud special counsel in White House meeting, report says

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Friday discussed naming attorney Sidney Powell as a special counsel investigating voter fraud, according to a report from The New York Times. According to The Times, most of his advisors didn't support the plan, including Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal attorney. Trump elevating Powell to such a role would be a stunning turnaround from just last month, when Giuliani and campaign lawyer Jenna El...
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Former US cybersecurity chief Chris Krebs warned not to 'conflate' voting system security with SolarWinds hack despite Trump's claim

Christopher Krebs, former director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on May 14, 2019. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Former top US cybersecurity official Chris Krebs warned on Twitter Saturday not to "conflate" the security of the US voting system with the massive SolarWinds cyberattack. "The proof is in the paper," Krebs tweeted, later adding that you "can't hack paper." Krebs' warning came...
Tags: Politics, News, Microsoft, China, Russia, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cybersecurity, Hack, United States, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan, State Department


Barack Obama’s Favorite Songs of 2020: Springsteen, Bad Bunny, Dua Lipa

Bob Dylan, Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce, Phoebe Bridgers, Jeff Tweedy and more make former president’s year-end playlist
Tags: Barack Obama, Springsteen Bad Bunny Dua Lipa, Bob Dylan Megan Thee Stallion, Beyonce Phoebe Bridgers Jeff Tweedy


In official Christmas portrait, Melania Trump sports high-waisted pantsuit

The first lady on Saturday shared her official White House Christmas portrait with President Trump standing on the White House Grand Staircase.
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