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Ivanka and Jared Look for a New Beginning 2020-11-24 17:30:44The end of President Trump’s time in office leaves his daughter Ivanka Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as well-to-do refugees from a ca

Yellen Would Assume Vast Policy Portfolio as Treasury 2020-11-24 17:11:22From trade and sanctions to tax policy and financial regulation, the former Fed chair will be at the center of the new administration’s agenda.

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Role in Opioid 2020-11-24 17:03:08The admission in federal court brought a formal end to a major investigation that resulted in a multibillion-dollar settlement between the drug maker

5 Ways That David Dinkins Shaped New York 2020-11-24 16:36:55The former mayor was remembered as a mentor who inspired Black leaders to run for office and began to bring down the crime rate.

Why Stacey Abrams Is Confident Georgia Will Stay 2020-11-24 16:26:19Democrats agree that Ms. Abrams’ political vision helped deliver Georgia to Joe Biden. In an interview with The New York Times, she lays out why

Trump Stress-Tested the Election System, and the Cracks 2020-11-24 15:27:56Even in the absence of a questionable outcome or any evidence of fraud, President Trump managed to freeze the passage of power for most of a month.

Trump Administration Approves Start of Formal Transition to 2020-11-24 10:05:41A key official designated President-elect Joe Biden as the apparent winner after Michigan certified his victory there and President Trump lost another

Janet Yellen Set to Lead Treasury Department Under 2020-11-24 08:08:51The former Fed chair, a labor market expert, appears poised to become one of few people to ever have wielded economic power from the White House, the

The Transition Formally Begins (Finally) 2020-11-24 07:01:53The G.S.A. administrator faces reality as Trump creeps closer to it: This is your morning tip sheet.

Virginia Democrats, Thrilled With Biden Victory, Aren’t Looking 2020-11-24 05:00:23Suburban women who played a huge role in Joe Biden’s victory are not convinced that they need a white man to win their governor’s race nex

Janet Yellen Has Excelled at Big Jobs. This 2020-11-24 05:00:13The nominee for Treasury secretary will face the tricky politics of generating a strong recovery out of the pandemic.

Biden Nominates Alejandro Mayorkas to Lead Homeland Security 2020-11-23 22:49:31Alejandro N. Mayorkas, a former deputy homeland security secretary, would be tasked with restoring faith in a department that carried out the Trump im

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How lack of transparency, inconsistency hamper U.S. pandemic 2020-11-24 16:02:51As coronavirus cases spike, a bevy of inconsistent rules and a lack of transparency are hampering efforts to support public health.

No concession, but Trump team greenlights Biden transition 2020-11-24 12:35:46President Donald Trump has not conceded the election but has signaled his government start the transition process. The decision came as Trump campaign

Trump wants states to overturn results. Michigan was 2020-11-23 17:42:00The first deadline came today in Michigan, where the bipartisan State Board of Canvassers certified the results after a week of partisan tension.

Why a federal judge threw out Trump's Pennsylvania 2020-11-22 18:05:00President Donald Trump's lawyers argued the judge should stop the certification 6.8 million Pennsylvania ballots over two Republican ballots that wer

How a surge in Native American voters tipped 2020-11-20 12:33:24A surge in Native American voter turnout in Arizona helped Joe Biden to victory in a state that hadn't supported a Democrat for president since 1996.

Following audit, AP confirms Biden victory in Georgia 2020-11-20 12:27:47The Associated Press has called the U.S. presidential race in Georgia for Joe Biden after an audit of ballots reconfirmed Mr. Biden's lead over Presi

Post-truth politics: As Trump pushes ‘fraud,’ partisans pick 2020-11-19 16:43:00The Trump campaign’s many lawsuits have virtually all collapsed. When Americans can’t agree on the truth, what does that mean for democrac

Trump targets certification process to block Biden: What 2020-11-19 12:58:34As President Donald Trump's lawsuits to overturn Joe Biden's victory fail to pass muster in courts, his team is now shifting to an effort to undermi

More Trump-faithful than Fox? Newsmax finds a growing 2020-11-19 12:39:00As President Donald Trump insists the election was marred by fraud, some conservatives are displeased Fox News isn't always toeing the line. They've

Electoral College reform: Colorado is latest state to 2020-11-18 15:50:00Colorado approved a plan that, once about half the states opt in, would award electoral votes based on the U.S. popular vote.

When Republicans push back on Trump 2020-11-18 14:50:01From ‘Fox & Friends’ co-host Brian Kilmeade to Georgia’s secretary of state, conservatives aren’t necessarily moving in lo

How Team Biden uses workarounds to prep for 2020-11-17 16:51:53Analysts point to risks a delayed presidential transition could pose to national security. The same, they say, is true of the pandemic.

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WHO chief accused of arms trafficking 2020-11-21 00:16:29The Ethiopian army has accused WHO director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, of being the sponsor of the war in Ethiopia's Tigray region. Tedros

Australia-Japan military pact 2020-11-21 00:16:29Australia and Japan have sealed a Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) involving their respective armies [1]. It was negotiated as part of a future globa

Nuclear Euromissiles are Back, by Manlio Dinucci 2020-11-21 00:16:29Over five years ago we titled "Are missiles returning to Comiso? (Sicily)." This hypothesis was ignored by the entire political spectrum and dismiss

NATO's Stay-Behind network in Denmark is alive and 2020-11-21 00:16:29FE data center, Sandagergård (Amager Island) The Danish press has published a series of revelations about the state's participation in a vast o

Boris Johnson Statement to the House on the 2020-11-21 00:16:29Mr Speaker, thank you and with permission, I will update the House on the Government's Integrated Review of foreign, defence, security and developmen

Joe Biden announces the return of free trade 2020-11-21 00:16:29Joe Biden, who sees himself as the President-elect of the United States, has announced his intention to revert to the free trade policies repealed by

Thierry Meyssan's unofficial Facebook account has been hacked 2020-11-21 00:16:29A Facebook account opened by a reader to relay Thierry Meyssan's articles has been hacked. Thierry Meyssan has personally never opened a Facebook acc

One-third of Biden's transition team comes from military-industrial 2020-11-21 00:16:29Joe Biden, who considers himself the President-elect of the United States, has released the list of his transition team members. Once the election res

Japan-Australia Joint Statement 2020-11-21 00:16:291.The Prime Ministers of Japan and Australia reaffirmed that the Special Strategic Partnership between the two countries is based on shared values, in

Donald Trump isn't just playing golf, he is 2020-11-21 00:16:29In the midst of the presidential election results, President Donald Trump undertook to purge the Pentagon of the rebel leaders. The first target was t

Russian peace force to save Armenia 2020-11-11 09:15:33President Vladimir Putin has ordered the deployment of a Russian peacekeeping force between Azerbaijan and Armenia. The complete ceasefire came into e

Damascus Conference on Syrians abroad 2020-11-11 09:15:33Russian president Vladimir Putin and his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad held a videoconference, on 9 November 2020, to announce the forthcoming Da

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Trump Pardons Former Adviser Michael Flynn, Who Pleaded New! 2020-11-25 16:15:38The onetime national security adviser later tried to withdraw his plea to lying to the FBI.

U.S. Billionaires Grow Wealth By Over $1 Trillion New! 2020-11-25 15:35:59Meanwhile, millions of Americans are unemployed and struggling to pay mortgages or rents amid the coronavirus crisis.

Joe Biden Defends His Cabinet Choices: 'This Is New! 2020-11-25 14:46:01Biden told NBC that his Cabinet represented the spectrum of America and would be the right team to lead at a time very different from the Obama era.

Trump Administration Denies Permit For Alaska’s Pebble Mine New! 2020-11-25 13:49:04The open-pit gold and copper mine is "contrary to the public interest," the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.

Trump Lawyer Jenna Ellis Defends Truth Using Fake New! 2020-11-25 13:38:34The campaign's legal adviser posted a tweet using a quote falsely attributed to the 26th president defending truth.

'It's Not That I Don't Want To Work, New! 2020-11-25 13:03:34Some workers can't do their jobs until COVID-19 is under control, and Congress is doing nothing.

Trump Admin Ignored Internal Concerns When Clipping Bird New! 2020-11-25 12:35:07Records also indicate that the administration emphasized economic benefits for industry throughout the rushed rule-making process.

Georgia's Republican Secretary Of State Says He Was New! 2020-11-25 11:56:54“My family voted for him, donated to him and are now being thrown under the bus by him,” Brad Raffensperger wrote in an op-ed published We

Ga. Sen. Perdue Boosts Wealth With Well-Timed Stock New! 2020-11-25 11:08:58The Republican senator quickly sold off and bought the same stock in the early days of the pandemic, avoiding a sharp loss.

'America Is Back': Biden Pushes Past Trump Era New! 2020-11-25 06:36:47The national security nominees are Washington veterans with ties to the Obama administration, a sign of Biden’s effort to resume some form of no

COVID-19 Sick Leave Likely Prevented Thousands Of Cases. New! 2020-11-25 05:45:05The paid sick leave passed to deal with the coronavirus pandemic ends next month. Sen. Patty Murray says this could spell disaster.

Parents Of Seth Rich Settle Lawsuit With Fox New! 2020-11-25 05:39:35The unsolved 2016 killing of the Democratic National Committee staffer became fodder for right-wing conspiracy theories after a Fox News article.