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President-elect? GOP may wait for January to say Joe Biden won

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . President Trump called the Speaker of Pennsylvania's House of Representatives in an attempt to reverse his election loss there, according to medi...

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Detroit Federal Judge Rejects GOP Election Suit -- 'The People Have Spoken'

Detroit Federal Judge Rejects GOP Election Suit -- 'The People Have Spoken'

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . US judges on Monday rejected bids led by an ally of President Donald Trump to decertify President-elect Joe Biden's victories in MI and Georgia...

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Trump Loses Another Lawsuit in Nevada After Defeats in Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania

Trump Loses Another Lawsuit in Nevada After Defeats in Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania

State officials have said they have found no evidence of the widespread election fraud. The lawsuit led by Texas's attorney general asks the U.S. "T$3 he Constitution required the Pennsylvania S...

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CONFIRMED: Hunter Biden Under Investigation Over Taxes

CONFIRMED: Hunter Biden Under Investigation Over Taxes

He did not disclose any further details on the matter. The investigation is being conducted by federal prosecutors in Delaware . The U.S. Attorney's Office in DE is investigating Hunter Biden's ...

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What We Googled in 2020: 'Why Were Chainsaws Invented?'

What We Googled in 2020: 'Why Were Chainsaws Invented?'

This was expected as the pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions around the world. The 'Indian Premier League " ( IPL ) became the most searched query on Google in India for the year 2020 - ...

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Review panel asks vaccine makers to submit more data to get authorisation

Review panel asks vaccine makers to submit more data to get authorisation

India has bought 1.6 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines, which is more than any other country, according to a global analysis. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said last week that experts bel...

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Ghislaine Maxwell 'has shed 15lb and is losing hair in jail'

Ghislaine Maxwell 'has shed 15lb and is losing hair in jail'

The Justice Department is trying to restore the BOP's reputation by putting Maxwell in "extraordinarily harsh conditions" not due to any security measure "but rather in response to the failed handling...

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Thieves steal electronic manuals from Russia's 'doomsday plane'

Thieves steal electronic manuals from Russia's 'doomsday plane'

Thieves broke into a closed airfield, opened a cargo hatch, and stole radio equipment from an Ilyushin Il-80 airborne command and control aircraft in Russia's Rostov region, a representative of th...

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Fired CISA head sues Trump campaign, Newsmax over defamation

Fired CISA head sues Trump campaign, Newsmax over defamation

Krebs' suit points out that Trump has berated Gov. Doug Ducey (R-AZ) and Brian Kemp (R-GA) for not backing up his attempts to steal the election in their states - noting the pressure Republicans h...

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UAE says Sinopharm vaccine has 86% efficacy against COVID-19

China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) produced an experimental Coronavirus vaccine that has 86% efficacy. The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday that a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine tested...

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Turkey Wants to Improve Ties with EU

Turkey Wants to Improve Ties with EU

Turkey has maintained its equanimity since 2003 despite the spoiled acts of Greece and the Greek Cypriot administration. Erdogan called for the European Union to rid itself of its "strategic blindn...

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Ethiopia forces detain UN team in Tigray

Ethiopia forces detain UN team in Tigray

The government has made it clear it wants to manage aid delivery, and on Tuesday it said its forces had shot at and detained United Nations staffers who allegedly broke through checkpoints while try...

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Earth’s highest point gets higher as China, Nepal revise Everest height

Earth’s highest point gets higher as China, Nepal revise Everest height

China and Nepal have jointly announced on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, a new height for Mount Everest , ending a discrepancy between the two nations. Chinese authorities had said previously Mount Everes...

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Alabama sheriff's department criticised for 'thugshot' Christmas tree decorations

Alabama sheriff's department criticised for 'thugshot' Christmas tree decorations

The post carried on: 'We have decorated our Tree with THUGSHOTS to show how many Thugs we have taken off the streets of Mobile this year!'. Upon doing so, they would receive a free COVID-19 test and...

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5 killed after helicopter crashes in French Alps, Europe News & Top Stories

5 killed after helicopter crashes in French Alps, Europe News & Top Stories

In a tweet, French President Emmanuel Macron shared "support from the nation to the families, friend and colleagues of these French heroes". The pilot of the aircraft, which also had another pilot o...

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Pound rises as UK-EU strike deal over Withdrawal Agreement

For us the important issue on all of these matters is that we have unfettered access from Northern Ireland into Great Britain, but also that trade from Great Britain into Northern Ireland can trade fr...

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Alabama AG Steve Marshall takes wait-and-see approach on Texas presidential election lawsuit

Alabama AG Steve Marshall takes wait-and-see approach on Texas presidential election lawsuit

Accusing officials in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin of "destroying" Americans' trust in the electoral process and "compromise [ing] the security and integrity of the 2020 election", Pa...

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Hong Kong police arrest 8 over 'unauthorized' protest

Hong Kong police arrest 8 over 'unauthorized' protest

In this Friday, May 22, 2020, photo, pro-democracy lawmaker Wu Chi-wai, speaks during a protest at the Chinese central government's liaison office in Hong Kong . It also has triggered warnings the ru...

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NYC schools prep to welcome students back under new coronavirus safety plan

NYC schools prep to welcome students back under new coronavirus safety plan

Kindergarten and elementary students will be the only NYC public school students going back for in-person learning in the foreseeable future. Special education students in all grades who have partic...

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UAE Sheikh Purchases Half of Beitar Jerusalem Soccer Team

UAE Sheikh Purchases Half of Beitar Jerusalem Soccer Team

As the UAE deal came to light in recent weeks, the club has come under criticism on social media from some of the more radical fans for seeking out Al Nahyan as a partner. "We're marching the club tog...

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Biden announces coronavirus response nominees

Biden announces coronavirus response nominees

He has already named many of his national security and economic leaders, and his health team will guide the response to the pandemic that has killed more than 283,000 Americans and led to millions los...

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Brazil State Eyeing Late January Vaccinations | coronavirus

Brazil State Eyeing Late January Vaccinations | coronavirus

SAO PAULO-Brazil's federal government is in advanced talks with Pfizer Inc.to buy 70 million doses of the company's vaccine against Covid-19 and a memorandum of understanding could be signed this week...

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Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus after White House party

Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus after White House party

Well wishes have poured in for Rudy Giuliani after he tested positive for the coronavirus . "I have no fever", he said . 'It works very quickly. She also said masks and social distancing would b...

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No religious freedom violation in Nigeria - FG replies United States

No religious freedom violation in Nigeria - FG replies United States

This was contained in a statement issued by the US Secretary of State , Mike Pompeo , on Monday, December 7, 2020 , in which some countries and Nigeria were listed as countries of concern under...

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Fisheries won't be 'sacrificed' in Brexit deal, French Europe minister says

Fisheries won't be 'sacrificed' in Brexit deal, French Europe minister says

Boris Johnson will meet EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday evening in a bid to unblock talks on a post-Brexit trade deal. Despite intensified efforts, Johson and von der Leye...

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Gen. Austin 3rd SecDef in 71 Years to Require Special Waiver

Gen. Austin 3rd SecDef in 71 Years to Require Special Waiver

Mr Biden's reported decision comes two weeks after he announced other senior members of his national security team. Michele Flournoy, a former Pentagon official who would have been the first fem...

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Texas asks US Supreme Court to help Trump upend election

Texas asks US Supreme Court to help Trump upend election

Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas, on Monday said that he agreed to present oral arguments before the Supreme Court in a key election-related case - should the high court take the matter up - because the mat...

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Romanians elect new lawmakers, seek end to political turmoil

Romanians elect new lawmakers, seek end to political turmoil

Romania's liberal Prime Minister Ludovic Orban resigned Monday after a disappointing showing for his pro-European National Liberal Party (PNL) in elections on Sunday - but the PNL still seems to be ...

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Ghana set for close presidential race as old rivals face off

Ghana set for close presidential race as old rivals face off

Mr Mahama charged his party followers to stay vigilant as the counting and collation of election results across various centres and constituencies go on. To ensure its continued tradition of peaceful ...

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Coronavirus Death Toll in Iran Exceeds 50,000

Coronavirus Death Toll in Iran Exceeds 50,000

Iran's total deaths from coronavirus surpassed 50,000 on Saturday, with more than one million people infected, although transmission rates in the Middle East's worst-affected country were slowing, sta...

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Former Saudi official blasts Israeli Occupation at a regional conference in Bahrain

Former Saudi official blasts Israeli Occupation at a regional conference in Bahrain

Prince Turki refuted his remarks, saying that he had portrayed Israel as a "Palestinian reality" of being under "Western colonial rule", contrary to Israel's notion of being a "peace-loving supporter ...

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Humans have already made contact with aliens, Israeli ex-security chief claims

Humans have already made contact with aliens, Israeli ex-security chief claims

Professor Eshed did not provide any evidence of communication with aliens to the news outlet. In a translation provided by the Jewish Press , the former space security head explained that the al...

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Chuck Yeager, pilot who broke the sound barrier, dies at 97

Chuck Yeager, pilot who broke the sound barrier, dies at 97

US Air Force officer and test pilot Chuck Yeager, known as "the fastest man alive", has died at the age of 97. In 2012, on the 65th anniversary and at age 89, Yeager did it again as a passenger in a...

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Trump Adviser Broke Law With Biden Criticism, Watchdog Says

Trump Adviser Broke Law With Biden Criticism, Watchdog Says

Office of Special Counsel (OSC) said on Monday. In a letter to the outgoing United States leader, Henry Kerner, head of the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), said that Navarro had repeatedly violat...

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Christchurch mosque shooting could only have been prevented 'by chance', inquiry finds

Christchurch mosque shooting could only have been prevented 'by chance', inquiry finds

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks about the royal commission of inquiry into the Christchurch terrorist attacks. The council said it was "concerning the commissioners found systemic failures an...

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