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Biden To Nominate Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

Monday, November 23, 2020

Blinken served as deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser under President Barack Obama. The announcement came along with a number of other national security picks.

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Australian State Cuts COVID Lockdown Short, Saying Man Lied To Contact Tracers

Friday, November 20, 2020

In South Australia, officials earlier this week imposed a strict coronavirus measures, but their decision was based in part on one man who misled health officials.

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Top House Democrats Demand Biden Transition Briefing From GSA Chief

Friday, November 20, 2020

Democrats want answers from Emily Murphy, administrator of the General Services Administration, as to why she has delayed ascertaining President-elect Joe Biden's election win.

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Australian Special Forces Unlawfully Killed 39 In Afghanistan, New Report Says

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The findings indicate that Australia's special forces soldiers unlawfully killed 39 Afghans nationals or noncombatants during operations from 2009 to 2013.

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California Is 2nd State To Surpass 1 Million Coronavirus Cases

Friday, November 13, 2020

California has now joined Texas in becoming a state with more than 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

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Jeffrey Epstein's Former Prosecutors Used 'Poor Judgment' In Deal, DOJ Says

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Prosecutors including then-U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta did nothing illegal in a 2008 deal under which Epstein avoided federal charges related to sex with underage girls, the department says.

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Appeals Court Rules Harvard Doesn't Discriminate Against Asian American Applicants

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The panel of judges upheld a federal district court's decision from last year, teeing up a possible case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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LA County Coroner Investigates Andres Guardado's Sheriff's Deputy-Involved Death

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The June killing of Guardado, 18, will be the first independent investigation by the coroner's office in more than 30 years.

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Emily Harrington Is 1st Woman To Free-Climb El Capitan's Golden Gate Route In 1 Day

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

She made her way into the record books last week after becoming the first woman to climb the Golden Gate route of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in a little over 21 hours.

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Wisconsin Man Charged With Providing Rifle Used In Kenosha Protest Shootings

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Dominick David Black was charged with illegally providing the gun that prosecutors say Kyle Rittenhouse used to shoot three men, killing two, during a protest this summer in Kenosha, Wis.

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Police Chief Resigns In Arkansas After 'Death To All Marxist Democrats' Messages

Monday, November 09, 2020

Marshall, Ark., Police Chief Lang Holland resigned after social media posts attributed to him called for the death of left-leaning Democrats in the wake of the presidential election.

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Flies For Dinner: Purina To Offer Bug Based Dog and Cat Food

Friday, November 06, 2020

Nestlé, one of the largest food groups in the world, announced this week plans to introduce insect-based dog and cat food in Switzerland. U.S. options to come next year.

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Twitter Permanently Suspends Steve Bannon Account After Beheading Comments

Friday, November 06, 2020

Twitter permanently suspended an account from former Trump adviser Steve Bannon after he suggested Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded.

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Judge In George Floyd Case Rejects Former Cops' Request To Move Trial

Thursday, November 05, 2020

A Minnesota Judge rejected the request to move the trial of the four police officers accused in the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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U.S. Faces Global Criticism For Ditching Paris Climate Deal

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

The United States received a deluge of criticism from national and international organizations for its departure Wednesday from the Paris Agreement.

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Sri Lankan Navy, Villagers Save 120 Whales After Mass Beaching

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

The Sri Lankan navy and local villagers rescued more than 100 short-finned pilot whales that became stranded on a beach south of the capital, Colombo.

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ISIS Claims Credit in Vienna, Austria 'Terror Attack'

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

The Islamic State group claimed credit for Monday's rampage in central Vienna. The attacker was shot by police.

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Mass. Governor Announces New Coronavirus Restrictions As State Infections Surge

Monday, November 02, 2020

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker implements new mask mandates and stay-at-home orders as confirmed coronavirus cases surge in the state.

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Edward Snowden Says He's Applying For Russian Citizenship

Monday, November 02, 2020

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden is seeking Russian citizenship. Snowden has lived in Russia since 2013 when he fled the U.S. after releasing classified material.

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Raleigh, N.C., Sets Citywide Curfew Ahead Of Racial Justice Protests

Friday, October 30, 2020

Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin said it will begin Friday, 10 p.m. and continue through Saturday, 5 a.m., citing the need to keep events under control, as the city braces for protests against police brutality.

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