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'They’re trying to take our votes away': Trump's effort would throw out ballots from 238,000 Wisconsin voters
- MILWAUKEE – In an election decided in Wisconsin by about 20,000 votes, President Donald Trump wants to throw out more than 200,000 ballots. The Trump campaign is seeking to disqualify 238,420 ballots cast during the Nov. 3 election between Dane and Milwaukee counties, according to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel analysis – an effort that has been unsuccessful so far as part of recounts in both counties but ...

Source: usatoday.com
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U.K. appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID inoculations
- Conservative lawmaker Nadhim Zahawi will oversee the country’s biggest vaccine program in decades. LONDON — The British government appointed a vaccines minister on Saturday as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Conservative lawmaker Nadhim Zahawi will oversee the country’s biggest vaccine program in decades. ...

Source: pressherald.com
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Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home
- Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real ones. Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion set in 2019. Meanwhile, traffic to physical stores plummeted as retailers tried to ...

Source: apnews.com
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Cyber Security Chief Trump Fired Rejects Election Meddling Claims: 'The Proof Is in the Ballots'
- A top cyber security official, who was fired by President Donald Trump after saying the 2020 U.S. election was the most secure in history, has branded as "farcical" claims made that the vote was marred by foreign interference. In the first interview since he lost his job , Christopher Krebs, the former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), rejected allegations made by Trump and ...

Source: newsweek.com
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Poison gas, firing squads: US approves more execution methods
- Outgoing Trump administration paves way for additional methods of executing prisoners sentenced to death. The outgoing administration of President Donald Trump is paving the way for additional methods of executing prisoners who have been sentenced to death in the United States. The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, no longer requiring federal death sentences to be carried out by ...

Source: aljazeera.com
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Raging pandemic prompts LA County stay-home order
- LOS ANGELES The raging coronavirus pandemic has prompted Los Angeles County to impose a lockdown to prevent the caseload from spiraling into a hospital crisis but the order stops short of a full business shutdown that could cripple the holiday sale season. The “safer at home" public health order announced Friday calls for 10 million residents to stay home “as much as possible" and bars them from gathering with ...

Source: miamiherald.com
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The RNC Chair Is Having Trouble Convincing Republicans to Vote in Georgia Senate Races
- Trump’s effort to delegitimize the election results has convinced supporters there’s no point in voting. Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the newsletter and get a recap of news that matters. The chair of the Republican National Committee was in Georgia today trying to rally support for Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, the GOP candidates in the state’s January 5 Senate runoff ...

Source: motherjones.com
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Trump’s Already Gaming Out a 2024 Run, Including an Event During Biden’s Inauguration
- Trumpland Trump’s Already Gaming Out a 2024 Run—Including an Event During Biden’s Inauguration RUN IT BACK He’s not yet conceded 2020 but is already looking at keeping Republicans in line and making Biden’s life miserable. In the twilight of his presidency, Donald Trump is discussing different ways to disrupt the impending Joe Biden era, chief among them by announcing another run against him. According to ...

Source: thedailybeast.com
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All the times Trump has basically acknowledged he lost the election
- Trump is out of options, and every week, he’s starting to talk more and more like he knows he’s lost. President Trump’s aides have told my Washington Post colleagues to never expect the president to actually say “I concede” the election. And polls suggest the president has taken along a sizable chunk of the Republican base with him into falsely believing the election was rigged and he won. But Trump is ...

Source: washingtonpost.com