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NBC News explains what happened when it tried to report on alleged Hunter Biden emails

Simply put: It’s not supported by any evidence, according to NBC News and several other organizations, specifically the Wall Street...
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ICE agents told to ‘be ready’ to protect federal property and quell protests on Election Day

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP According to NBC News sources, ICE agents are being told to standby on and after Election Day along with other federal law enforcement agencies If mobilized, it would mark the first time ICE provides security detail at federal buildings on Election Day. Previously ICE agents have been mobilized only on inauguration days. Under President Trump's June Executive Order targeted toward protesters, ICE, CBP and DHS could use expanded powers to send staff to federal proper...
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ICYMI: Your TPM Weekend News Roundup

Courts Inject Politics Into Final Days Of Campaign Courts handed down a number of decisions this week related to voting rights. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a restriction on absentee ballot counting in Wisconsin. TPM’s Tierney Sneed detailed how two Trump-appointed justices, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, used the ruling to lay out their hardcore approach to voting rights cases. Kavanaugh wrote a concurrence in the Wisconsin case, which contained a number of errors and misr...
Tags: Texas, News, Minnesota, Supreme Court, Nbc News, Georgia, Fox, Pennsylvania, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Wisconsin, Republican, Biden, North Carolina, Perdue, Vermont


Here's what happened when NBC News tried to investigate the alleged Hunter Biden emails

Analysis: Trump complains the media isn't reporting on Hunter Biden's emails. But NBC News met obstacles, including Rudy Giuliani, when it tried.
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Here's what happened when NBC News tried to report on the alleged Hunter Biden emails

Analysis: Trump complains the media isn't reporting on Hunter Biden's emails. But NBC News met obstacles, including Rudy Giuliani, when it tried.
Tags: Nbc News, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Hunter Biden


Lori Loughlin surrenders to prison, but COVID-19 will keep daughters away

Lori Loughlin is finally facing the hard consequences of her role in the college admissions scandal by reporting to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin Friday to begin her two-month sentence. The former “Full House” star surrendered to authorities at the Dublin facility several weeks early, NBC News reported. A federal judge had ordered her to report to the prison by November 19. Loughlin, 56, will serve out her time in the same prison where “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffma...
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Lori Loughlin surrenders to Dublin prison, but COVID-19 will keep daughters away

Lori Loughlin is finally facing the hard consequences of her role in the college admissions scandal by reporting to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin Friday to begin her two-month sentence. The former “Full House” star surrendered to authorities at the Dublin facility several weeks early, NBC News reported. A federal judge had ordered her to report to the prison by November 19. Loughlin, 56, will serve out her time in the same prison where “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffma...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Nbc News, California News, Sport, Soccer, Dublin, William, Isabella, Bay Area, Felicity Huffman, Rick, Sophia, Huffman, William H Macy, Federal Correctional Institution


Last North Carolina polls before election give Biden, Cunningham narrow leads

Two new polls are shoring up predictions that Democrats will sweep North Carolina's statewide races next week.Democratic nominee Joe Biden has a 6-point lead over Trump in the typically red state, an NBC News/Marist poll of likely voters out Friday reveals. Meanwhile Democrat Cal Cunningham has a 10-point advantage over Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), suggesting he'll be one of the seats Democrats can count on to flip the Senate. And Gov. Roy Cooper (D) has the biggest lead of all: a whopping...
Tags: News, Senate, Nbc News, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, Biden, Times, North Carolina, Trump, Cooper, Cunningham, Marist, Tillis, Roy Cooper, Siena College


Facebook says it will limit the use of the 'Save our Children' hashtag, but not 'Save the Children,' after QAnon co-opted the anti-trafficking movement

People march during a "Save the Children" rally outside the Capitol building on August 22, 2020 in St Paul, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Facebook will limit the use of the QAnon conspiracy theory's "Save our Children" hashtag, the company said Friday.  A Facebook spokesperson told Insider that the company will be surfacing "credible child safety resources" when users search for "saveourchildren" on the platform.  QAnon's pivot from an extreme conspiracy theory to anti-traffickin...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Nbc News, Trends, Chrissy Teigen, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Save The Children, Trump, Polaris, Misinformation, Brandy Zadrozny, Capitol, Digital Culture


Carlson Now Claiming He Wants To Lay Off Hunter Biden After ‘Damaging’ Docs Suddenly Reappear

Fox News host Tucker Carlson presented a bizarre new development on Thursday night in the mysterious case of his allegedly “damaging” documents on Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, that Carlson previously claimed had disappeared in the mail when a producer sent them from New York to Carlson in Los Angeles. Carlson opened the story with a claim that the producer who shipped the lost documents via UPS had put them on a flash drive, which was allegedly missing from the package ...
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NBC News: Hunter Biden documents are work of fake "intelligence firm"

A 64-page document alleging wide-ranging crimes and conspiracies involving Hunter Biden, widely disseminated among conservative media, is the work of a fake "intelligence firm" headed by a man whose portrait is generated by an AI. NBCNews: The document and its spread have become part of a wider effort to smear Hunter Biden and weaken Joe Biden's presidential campaign, which moved from the fringes of the internet to more mainstream conservative news outlets. — Read the rest
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Man falls through New York City pavement into 'rat-filled chasm'

A man was trapped in a hole teeming with rats for half an hour after a New York City sidewalk collapsed underneath him on Saturday. Leonard Shoulders dropped almost 15 feet into the sinkhole and was unable to cry for help out of fear the rats would get in his mouth. “Rats crawling on him. He can’t move. He just… it was so bad,” Mr Shoulders' brother Greg White told NBC News. “He didn’t wanna yell ’cause he was afraid there was gonna be rats going inside his mouth.” The victim had been waitin...
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Wisconsin expects to count absentee ballots within hours. Pennsylvania is buckling down for several days.

At least one swing state may be spared the political controversy of a late absentee ballot count seemingly changing its 2020 election results.Every U.S. state is receiving a boatload more mail-in ballots than it usually does during a typical election year, and four of them — Alabama, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — won't even be able to open those ballots until Election Day. This almost guarantees a delayed result from those four states, but Wisconsin is confident it'll have e...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis had trouble voting because someone had falsely submitted a change of address under his name

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on the Army Corps' building of a coronavirus field hospital inside the facility, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami Beach, Florida, on April 8, 2020. Al Diaz/Pool via REUTERS Florida Governor Ron DeSantis learned his primary address had been changed without his consent when he went to vote on Monday.  Investigators found his address had been changed through a web b...
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Lester Holt Will Bring Kids’ ‘Nightly News’ to NBC’s Saturday-Morning TV (EXCLUSIVE)

Lester Holt’s next NBC job takes him from serious “Nightly News” to a part of the TV schedule once known for being more animated. The veteran anchor will this weekend debut his “Kids’ Edition” of NBC’s evening newscast on its Saturday A.M. schedule, just in time to talk about the looming 2020 election — and […]
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COVID-19 hospitalizations hit new records in 13 states

COVID-19 continues spreading in the U.S. at a pace that alarms public health experts. "If things do not change, if they continue on the course we’re on, there’s gonna be a whole lot of pain in this country with regard to additional cases and hospitalizations, and deaths," Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNBC's Shepard Smith on Wednesday evening.The U.S. recorded about 80,000 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday — by NBC News' tally, the 80,662 new cases signified a new record, topping 80,000 for the firs...
Tags: News, Nbc News, Bloomberg, Maine, South Dakota, Anthony Fauci, Cnbc, Trump, Johns Hopkins University, Steven Dennis, Shepard Smith, COVID


James Comey's wife tried to convince him not to make his surprise October announcement about Hillary Clinton's emails in 2016

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey is surrounded by reporters in 2018 after testifying to Congress. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Patricia Comey, the wife of former FBI director James Comey, tried to stop him from making his surprise October 2016 announcement about reopening an investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, she told New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt. Comey's announcement, days before Election Day in 2016, damaged Clinton's candidacy, anal...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Nbc News, Trends, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, United States, New York Times, 2016 Election, Anthony Weiner, Donald Trump, Clinton, James Comey, Huma Abedin, Trump


Scientists discover a massive coral reef in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Australian scientists working to map the seafloor around the northern Great Barrier Reef made a major discovery earlier this month, finding a 1,600-foot-tall detached coral reef.This is the first newfound reef in 120 years, NBC News reports. It is taller than the Empire State Building and almost a mile wide at its base. The reef is off the coast of North Queensland, and researchers from the Schmidt Ocean Institute first observed it on Oct. 20. On Sunday, an underwater robot was dispatched to tak...
Tags: News, Australia, Nbc News, Great Barrier Reef, Biden, Empire State Building, Trump, North Queensland, Schmidt Ocean Institute, Robin Beaman, Wendy Schmidt


Trump may have bombed Yemen more than all previous US presidents combined, new report finds

A protester holds a Yemeni flag-themed placard in Parliament Square in London on July 5, 2020, as she demonstrates against the continued conflict in Yemen. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump may have ordered more attacks in Yemen than all previous US presidents combined, according to a report from the monitoring group Airwars. While campaigning against "forever wars," Trump has loosened rules of engagement in the global war on terror, dramatically escalating airstrik...
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Bloomberg reportedly funding new ad campaign for Biden in Texas as NBC moves it to 'toss up'

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reportedly funding last-minute ad campaigns in two states where Democrats see "opportunities to expand the map," including Texas.Through his Super PAC, Bloomberg is funding television ad campaigns in Texas and Ohio expected to cost about $15 million, The New York Times reports. Aide Howard Wolfson explained to the Times that the former mayor conducted polling to find President Trump's potential vulnerabilities and decided on Texas and Ohio for ...
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Facebook Finally Launches Its New Oversight Board for Content Moderation

NBC News reports that "Social media users who believe their posts have been unfairly removed from Facebook or Instagram can now file an appeal to Facebook's Independent Oversight Board, the company announced Thursday." Positioned as a "Supreme Court" for Facebook's content moderation decisions, the external panel of 20 journalists, academics, lawyers and human rights experts will weigh in — and potentially override its content moderation decisions. The board has up to 90 days to review cases sub...
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‘Today’ Show Runs Deceptively Edited Biden Clip Pushed by Team Trump

Eight days before the 2020 election, you would think that major media outlets would be extra vigilant about publishing potentially misleading video of presidential candidates.But on Monday morning, NBC News’ Today show irresponsibly aired a deceptively edited clip of Joe Biden, which appears to have originated with the Trump campaign, and purports to show the former vice president mixing up Presidents Donald Trump and George W. Bush.In a video package about the final week of the campaign, which ...
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NBC Runs With Edited Clip of Biden Confusing Trump With Bush

“Frankly, I had higher expectations for NBC News,” commentator Ana Navarro, who was interviewing Biden along with George Lopez, told The...
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Signs Trump's homestretch seniors pitch may be falling short

“I can’t do it this time," one older voter who backed the president's first run in 2016 told NBC News. "I’m just sick of all of his s---."
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NXIVM Founder Keith Raniere Apologizes for Role in Causing ‘Pain and Suffering’

In an NBC News exclusive interview, NXIVM founder Keith Raniere apologized for his role in “all of this pain and suffering” as the leader of the cult that made headlines for being charged with sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy and is the subject of HBO’s “The Vow.” Raniere, who has not spoken out publicly since […]
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In the home stretch, signs Trump's hard-sell seniors pitch may be falling short

“I can’t do it this time," one older voter who backed the president's first run in 2016 told NBC News. "I’m just sick of all of his s---."
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Reports focus on need for humane immigration detention policies

The nation’s immigration policies are the source of contentious disagreements as we head toward a national election, but there should be one area of broad agreement among all Americans. Our country should deal with undocumented immigrants and refugees as humanely as possible as their judicial cases make their way through the system. Unfortunately, two recent news stories suggest that federal immigration policies are falling short of that reasonable standard. First, a Los Angeles Times investigat...
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Lester Holt Gets Ready to Take ‘Nightly News’ Viewers ‘Across America’

In a very non-traditional news cycle, Lester Holt is holding on to at least one regular habit. Since 2017, Holt has taken viewers of “NBC Nightly News” to meet with Americans on the ground in important areas of the country, part of a series known as “Across America.” His plans to visit people for the […]
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U.S. Hit New Record High of Daily Coronavirus Cases on Thursday

On Thursday, the United States reported over 77,000 new cases of covid-19, according to a tally maintained by NBC News—a record high. The rising numbers in new cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, both in the U.S. and throughout the world, signal the resurgence of a viral pandemic that has already claimed over 220,000…Read more...
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Trump Insists COVID-19 Is ‘Going Away.’ Record Numbers Of New Cases Say Otherwise.

As President Donald Trump suggested the coronavirus was winding down around the country during the final presidential debate of the election Thursday, the United States set a record high for new cases in a single day — 77,000 — a total that surpasses an earlier record set in July. 77,640 new cases were reported across the country for the day, an increase by roughly 2,000 cases from the previous record of 75,723 set on July 29, according to NBC News ’ count. The record-breaking total come...
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