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Nov 23, 2020

NYC sees six-hour lines for COVID-19 testing ahead of Thanksgiving
Lines for COVID-19 tests in Manhattan stretched for more than six hours Monday, as New Yorkers rushed to get checked ahead of Thanksgiving. Outside a CityMD clinic on East 86th Street in the Upper East Side, the line stretched for three blocks, down First Avenue and onto East 85th Street, by early afternoon. One local...

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Nov 23, 2020

Joe Biden gives first post-election TV interview to NBC's Lester Holt
President-elect Joe Biden will give his first post-election TV interview to Lester Holt of NBC News, the network announced Monday. The interview will air Tuesday at 6:30 pm on "NBC Nightly News." Additional clips will air Wednesday on the "Today" show and cable channel MSNBC. Holt hosted a controversial campaign town hall event with Biden...

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Nov 23, 2020

Ballots cast by the dead emerge in extremely tight Brindisi-Tenney race
The discovery of mail-in ballots cast by dead voters has emerged as an issue in the neck-and-neck race between first-term upstate Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi and rival Republican Claudia Tenney. Tenney, who held the seat before being ousted by Brindis, was ahead by a razor-thin 100 votes as the two campaigns appeared before a state...

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Nov 23, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell in quarantine after COVID-19 scare in jail
Accused child abuser and Jeffrey Epstein enabler Ghislaine Maxwell had a COVID-19 scare in federal lockup and is now in quarantine, according to Manhattan prosecutors. A Metropolitan Detention Center staffer who works in the area where Maxwell is housed tested positive for the virus last week, Assistant US Attorney Maurene Comey wrote in a letter...

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Nov 23, 2020

John Gilbert Getty, heir to the Getty oil fortune, dead at 52
John Gilbert Getty — an heir to the Getty oil fortune — reportedly died in Texas on Friday. He was 52. Getty had been found unresponsive in a San Antonio hotel room and foul play is not suspected, law enforcement sources told TMZ. "With a heavy heart, Gordon Getty announces the death of his son,...

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Nov 23, 2020

Gov. Cuomo floats hosting his elderly mom for Thanksgiving, sparks uproar
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said he may host his 89-year-old mother Matilda for Thanksgiving — after spending the last two weeks lecturing New Yorkers about staying home for the holiday and telling their loved ones to do the same because of the coronavirus pandemic. "The story is, my mom is going to come up...

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Nov 23, 2020

Feinstein drops out of Democratic leadership in Senate
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California on Monday announced that she is dropping out of the Senate Democratic leadership after facing a left-wing furor for her praise of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings. Feinstein, 87, framed her decision not to seek another term as the "ranking member" or chairman on the Senate...

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Nov 23, 2020

GSA notifies Joe Biden that Trump administration is ready to start transition process
The federal General Services Administration has notified President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to start the transition of power. A letter of ascertainment from GSA Administrator Emily Murphy detailed the development — which President Trump acknowledged in a tweet. "I want to thank Emily Murphy at GSA for her steadfast dedication and...

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Nov 23, 2020

Regeneron COVID-19 treatment used by Trump to be shipped out starting Tuesday
Regeneron's just-approved COVID-19 treatment — which President Trump took to combat the virus — will be distributed to states starting Tuesday, US officials said. The first shipments will involve a total of 30,000 doses of the drugmaker's antibody therapy that the government has already bought, according to the federal Department of Health and Human Services....

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Nov 23, 2020

Democrats claim veto-proof majority in New York state Senate
Democratic leaders of the state Senate claimed a major victory Monday saying their party's candidates have secured a veto-proof majority — potentially giving them more leverage with fellow Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo in crafting the state budget, tax policy and other legislation. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins (D-Yonkers) and Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris...

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Nov 23, 2020

Mystifying monolith found amid Utah rocks
2020: Another Oddity. Wildlife officials in Utah were counting sheep from a helicopter when they discovered a shiny metal monolith in a remote area that looks straight out of a Stanley Kubrick film. It is estimated to be about 10 to 12 feet high, and its glistening surface is in sharp contrast to the large...

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Nov 23, 2020

Joe Biden says he will stick with Nancy Pelosi in COVID-19 talks
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday quickly quashed a report that he might break with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and agree to a compromise short of $2.4 trillion on a COVID-19 relief bill. "This is incorrect. The President-elect fully supports the Speaker and Leader in their negotiations," Biden spokesman Andrew Bates stated. House Democrats passed a...

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Nov 23, 2020

British pianist plays tunes to soothe Thailand's hungry monkeys
They were hungry for more than an encore. British pianist Paul Barton was thronged by wild monkeys as he performed classical music to hundreds of them in Lopburi, Thailand to soothe them as they face pandemic-related hunger problems. "It's possible that the music can play a part of the rehabilitation process," said Barton, a longtime...

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Nov 23, 2020

COVID-19 spread on plane despite passenger's negative test, study says
COVID-19 spread to several travelers on a long-haul flight to New Zealand — likely from an infected passenger who had tested negative prior to departure, a new study says. The outbreak on the 18-hour flight from Dubai in September also occurred despite passengers wearing masks and gloves during, according to a report Friday from the...

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Nov 23, 2020

Michigan board certifies Biden win of state in presidential election
The Michigan Board of Canvassers on Monday voted to certify the state's election after one of the Republicans on the board supported the measure, dealing a blow to President Trump's efforts to upend President-elect Joe Biden's win in the Electoral College. Aaron Van Langevelde addressed the panel as the public comment period continued and said...

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Nov 23, 2020

Pennsylvania governor halts alcohol sales day before Thanksgiving
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday new COVID-19 safety measures that include halting alcohol sales the day before Thanksgiving. Wolf said bars and restaurants should stop selling alcohol starting 5 p.m. Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday. He added Thanksgiving is "the biggest day for drinking," and hopes the mandate could help slow the spread of...

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Nov 23, 2020

Fauci predicts more than 300,000 COVID-19 deaths by end of year
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Monday that US COVID-19 fatalities could climb to more than 300,000 by the end of the year if the pandemic continues on the same track. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said that the outlook is grim if "you look at the number of deaths and...

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Nov 23, 2020

‘Tony Meatballs' among 15 mobsters busted in Philadelphia
A reputed wiseguy nicknamed "Tony Meatballs" is among more than a dirty dozen alleged South Philly mobsters charged in a sweeping federal indictment unsealed Monday. The suspects are accused of everything from illegal sports betting to heroin-peddling to offering loans at 400 percent interest — not to mention plotting to kidnap and possibly murder a...

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Nov 23, 2020

Meet Corn and Cob, turkeys vying for Trump's presidential pardon
Only one of these turkeys will be a real lucky duck. Corn and Cob, the pair of bulbous butterballs duking it out for a Thanksgiving pardon from President Trump, made their grand debut at a swanky Washington D.C. hotel on Monday. The Broad-Breasted White turkeys from Iowa were introduced at the Willard InterContinental hotel, where...

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Nov 23, 2020

Joe Biden to nominate Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary
President-Elect Joe Biden plans to nominate former Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen to become the next Treasury Secretary, sources told The Post. If confirmed, the 74-year-old Yellen will be the first woman to run the Treasury Department, and also the first person ever to hold the top three economic positions in American government. In addition...

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Nov 23, 2020

House Democratic Campaign chair hopeful looks to AOC on social media strategy
One of the two House Democrats vying to run the party's campaign arm would turn to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for help on reaching voters through social media, he admitted in an interview. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), who represents the conservative-leaning Hudson Valley in Congress, argued in an interview Monday with The Hill that he...

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Nov 23, 2020

This Colorado congresswoman-elect wants to carry her Glock at the Capitol
A Colorado congresswoman-elect, and pro-second amendment activist who straps a Glock to her hip, is looking to bring her weapon on Capitol grounds when she takes office in January. Lauren Boebert has asked Capitol Police about packing heat in the House, a practice that's allowed for lawmakers, with some limitations, under congressional regulations. The 33-year-old...

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Nov 23, 2020

Anthony Fauci calls on New York to accept FDA approval of vaccine
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday called on New York and other states to accept a COVID-19 vaccine once it's approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said he "doesn't agree" that it's necessary for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state leaders to conduct their...

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Nov 23, 2020

Texas superintendent flouts statewide school mask mandate
A Texas superintendent who believes in "love" and "prayer" to tackle the COVID-19 crisis has allegedly made face coverings optional in his schools — despite a statewide mask mandate that's been in place since July. Lance Johnson, who oversees the Peaster Independent School District, has been openly defiant of Gov. Greg Abbott's order, telling parents...

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Nov 23, 2020

More than 1K workers at world's top surgical glove maker get COVID-19
The world's largest maker of surgical gloves is temporarily closing more than half its factories despite record demand — because more than 1,000 employees tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said Monday. Top Glove in Malaysia has racked up record profits this year as demand for protective gear sky-rocketed during the pandemic. But more than...

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Nov 23, 2020

Joe Biden speaks with Jordan's King Abdullah II and NATO secretary general
Biden, a former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been speaking with US allies and other global leaders in the wake of the Nov. 3 election.

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Nov 23, 2020

Joe Biden speaks with Jordan's King Abdullah II and NATO secretary-general
Biden, a former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been speaking with US allies and other global leaders in the wake of the Nov. 3 election.

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Nov 23, 2020

Suspect in custody after stabbing spree at San Jose, California church
A suspect is in custody in connection with last night's fatal stabbing spree at a San Jose, California church, according to police and local media. Two people were killed and multiple others injured in the attack at Grace Baptist Church, which was used as a homeless shelter, according to police. "We can confirm we have...

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Nov 23, 2020

Boy forced to threaten Trump in ISIS video returns to US
The Indiana boy who was brought to Syria and forced to threaten President Trump in an ISIS propaganda video two years ago has returned to the United States, where he says it's "sweet relief" to be back home, according to a report. Matthew was just 10 years old when he appeared in a 2017 Islamic State...

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Nov 23, 2020

Biden's potential NSA pick spread rumor about Trump-Russia ties
President-elect Joe Biden's expected pick for national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, acknowledged to a House committee that he told reporters in 2016 that the Trump campaign may have had ties with Russia. Sullivan, who served as Vice President Biden's national security adviser, told the House Intelligence Committee in December 2017 that he revealed his suspicions...

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Nov 23, 2020

Chaos erupts at Shanghai airport after mass COVID-19 testing ordered over cluster
One of Shanghai's international airports descended into chaos after officials ordered mass COVID-19 testing for workers in response to a small cluster of cases detected among cargo handlers. Footage showed people in hazmat suits trying to contain swarms of people overnight Sunday at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, as crowds filed into a temporary coronavirus testing...

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Nov 23, 2020

Blonde Melania Trump celebrates arrival of White House Christmas tree
A newly blonde First lady Melania Trump on Monday celebrated the arrival of the annual White House Christmas tree. The first lady emerged alone from the North Portico of the White House around noon to accept the 18½-foot Fraser fir from a tree farm in West Virginia. "Merry Christmas," she told reporters, ignoring a shouted...

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Nov 23, 2020

Melania Trump celebrates arrival of annual White House Christmas tree
First lady Melania Trump on Monday celebrated the arrival of the annual White House Christmas tree — without President Trump or their son, Barron Trump, who have attended the event in past years. The first lady emerged from the North Portico of the White House around noon to accept the 18½-foot Fraser fir from a...

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Nov 23, 2020

John Kerry, Alejandro Mayorkas, Avril Haines among Joe Biden's cabinet picks
Alejandro Mayorkas will run the Homeland Security Department and Avril Haines will serve as Director of National Intelligence, while John Kerry has been tapped as climate czar.

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Nov 23, 2020

FBI reportedly investigating threats against Georgia election officials
The FBI is investigating threats being made against Georgia's top election officials amid allegations of voter fraud, according to reports. In a joint operation with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), agents are probing targeted threats made against Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and members of his team, Deputy Secretary of State Jordan Fuchs confirmed...

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Nov 23, 2020

G20 leaders pledge to fairly distribute COVID-19 vaccine globally
G20 leaders vowed to ensure that the COVID-19 vaccines would be fairly distributed worldwide, while declining to explain how they would do so amid funding shortfalls from the world's poorest nations. In a 10-page communique released following the conclusion of the G20 summit Sunday, leaders of the world's 20 largest economies said they were "united...

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Nov 23, 2020

California man fatally stomped on girlfriend's 3-year-old son: cops
A California man was busted for murdering his girlfriend's 3-year-son — after confessing to stomping on the toddler's head, authorities said. Santos Rodriguez, 24, of Desert Hot Springs allegedly told cops he killed the tot Saturday in a fit of rage, the San Bernardino Police Department said. When the toddler was taken to a local hospital...

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Nov 23, 2020

Saudi surgeon suffers fatal heart attack while operating on patient
A surgeon feeling under the weather ignored the symptoms and suffered a fatal heart attack while performing surgery in a hospital operating room in Saudi Arabia, according to reports. Mahdi al-Emari, who is an orthopedic surgeon, started feeling ill Friday at Khamis Mushait Civil Hospital in the Asir region, the Gulf News reported. His colleagues...

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Nov 23, 2020

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy stands trial for corruption
PARIS — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy went on trial Monday on charges of corruption and influence peddling in a phone-tapping scandal, a first for the 65-year-old politician who has faced several other judicial investigations since leaving office in 2012. Sarkozy is being accused of having tried to illegally obtain information from a magistrate about...

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Nov 23, 2020

Gov. Phil Murphy called a ‘d—k' by hecklers who interrupted family dinner
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy was called "a d-k" by foul-mouthed, maskless hecklers who interrupted him having dinner with his family, according to a viral video. "Oh my God, Murphy, you are such a d-k," one woman could be heard telling the governor in the video seen more than 1.2 million times since it was...

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Nov 23, 2020

Saudi Arabia's UN ambassador doubts Joe Biden will rejoin Iran deal
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United Nations believes President-elect Joe Biden won't re-enter the Iran nuclear deal, saying nobody would be "naive enough" to rejoin an accord that has proven to be an abject failure. Abdallah Al-Mouallimi told Fox News that he doubted President-elect Joe Biden's administration would pivot from President Trump's hardline in dealing...

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Nov 23, 2020

‘Fit and healthy' wrestler, 19, dies soon after testing for COVID-19
A "fit and healthy" teenage wrestler in England has died within hours of being hospitalized with COVID-19. Cameron Wellington, a 19-year-old professional wrestler from Walsall, tested positive for the virus on Nov. 10, but his condition quickly took a turn for the worse, Birmingham Mail reported. "Cam was adamant he was fine but I could...

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Nov 23, 2020

Gavin Newsom pressured to pick ‘woman of color' to fill Kamala Harris' Senate seat
Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing a mounting pressure campaign to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' vacated Senate seat with a "woman of color" — as a Hispanic male frontrunner emerges. A group of 150 of the Golden State's largest female donors have signed their names to a letter that will be published as full page...

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Nov 23, 2020

Florida deputies search for husband, missing Hyundai in wife's death
Robbie Dinkins, 52, is a person of interest in the death of his wife, Lynn Dinkins, who was found lifeless inside the couple's home in Oldsmar Sunday when deputies were sent to the residence.

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Nov 23, 2020

12-year-old Philadelphia boy fatally shot while answering front door
A 12-year-old Philadelphia boy was fatally shot when he went to answer the front door of his home and a bullet fired through it, authorities said. Sadeek-Clark Harrison approached the front door when he heard knocking around 3 a.m. Sunday at his Frankford home, news station WPVI reported. But a single shot was fired through...

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Nov 23, 2020

Spiteful mom reportedly abandons baby at doorstep of her ex's new girlfriend
A Florida mom has been arrested after she allegedly abandoned her newborn on the doorstep of the new girlfriend of the baby's father.

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Nov 23, 2020

Kim Jong Un's nephew Kim Han-sol reportedly taken in by CIA after dad's murder
Kim Jong Un's nephew was taken into protective custody by the CIA just days after his dad was murdered with a nerve agent, according to a report. Kim Han-sol, 25, sought the help of a Free Joseon, a group of "freedom fighters" aiming to bring down Un's "evil" North Korean dictatorship, just days after his...

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Nov 23, 2020

Holidays worth COVID-19 risk to one-third of parents, August poll shows
More than one-third of parents believe celebrating Thanksgiving in-person is worth the risk of potentially infecting loved ones with COVID-19, a new poll found. The survey, conducted in August, polled US parents of at least one child living in their home and found that 35 percent believe the benefits of breaking bread together over the...

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Nov 23, 2020

Linda Thomas-Greenfield reported as Joe Biden's UN ambassador pick
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to tap Linda Thomas-Greenfield, as ambassador to the United Nations, according to a report.

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Nov 23, 2020

Secretary of State Pompeo takes part in reported Netanyahu-MBS meeting
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took part in a secret meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman — the first known summit between the longtime Middle Eastern foes, according to reports. The leaders discussed several issues during the meeting on Sunday, including normalizing ties and addressing Iran, a...

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Nov 23, 2020

3 million COVID-19 cases reported across US in November
A record 3 million new coronavirus cases have already been reported across the US during November — but millions of Americans still defied health warnings against air travel to catch flights over the weekend. Even though there is still a week left, November has already seen more new cases than any other month — with...

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Nov 23, 2020

Vegans are 43 percent more likely to suffer bone fractures, study shows
Vegans may be significantly more likely to develop bone fractures than meat-eaters, a new study revealed. The large, longitudinal study published Sunday in the journal BMC Medicine, revealed that there were 19.4 more cases of fractures in vegans and 4.1 more cases in vegetarians for every 1,000 people over 10 years. "This is the first...

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Nov 23, 2020

Joe Biden's chief of staff Ron Klain says inauguration will be ‘scaled down'
President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration in January will be a "scaled-down" ceremony compared to previous years as the nation continues to struggle with the coronavirus.

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Nov 23, 2020

Grace Baptist Church stabbing: Multiple dead after attack in California
Two people were killed and multiple others injured in a stabbing spree at a California church being used as a homeless shelter, according to police.

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Nov 23, 2020

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine up to 90% effective, trial results show
Britain's AstraZeneca and Oxford University said Monday that its coronavirus vaccine has proven to be up to 90 percent effective — and can be easily distributed because it does not need to be frozen. "These findings show that we have an effective vaccine that will save many lives," said Oxford University Professor Andrew Pollard, the...

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Nov 22, 2020

Trump campaign appears to cut ties with lawyer Sidney Powell
President Trump's campaign on Sunday distanced itself from Sidney Powell — a lawyer who made audacious claims of widespread voter fraud as a member of Trump's post-election legal team. "Sidney Powell is practicing law on her own," Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said in a statement. "She is not a member of the Trump Legal...

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Nov 22, 2020

Biden expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state: report
President-elect Joe Biden's secretary of state nominee is reportedly expected to be Antony Blinken — a foreign affairs adviser to Biden's campaign who served in both the State Department and the National Security Agency under Presidents Obama and Clinton. Sources close to Biden's Cabinet-choosing process told the New York Times of Blinken's likely nomination as...

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Nov 22, 2020

Wisconsin GOP Rep. Bryan Steil tests positive for coronavirus
Wisconsin GOP Rep. Bryan Steil announced Sunday night that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. "After working in Washington, D.C. all of last week, I began experiencing mild symptoms this weekend and contacted my health care provider while at home in Janesville," the congressman wrote in a statement posted to Twitter. "I took a...

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Nov 22, 2020

Colorado lawmakers set sights on future Space Command headquarters
Colorado Springs would be an ideal location for future Space Command headquarters, say lawmakers in the Centennial State. Last week the Department of the Air Force announced the six candidate locations being considered for the headquarters of the US Space Command. The six locations include Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Kirtland Air Force Base in...

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Nov 22, 2020

Cops arrest 15 year-old in Wisconsin mall shooting
A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with Friday's shooting at a Wisconsin shopping mall, authorities said Sunday. Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said the afternoon attack that sent eight people to the hospital was premeditated, according to Fox News. Weber said an altercation between two groups resulted in the injury of four "innocent bystanders"...

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Nov 22, 2020

Israeli scientists: New cancer treatment like using ‘tiny scissors' to hit cells
Israeli scientists say they've created a way to treat cancer in mice that is so precise, it's like using "tiny scissors" to target the cells, according to a report. "This is the first study in the world to prove that the CRISPR genome editing system, which works by cutting DNA, can effectively be used to...

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Nov 22, 2020

AOC-aligned group attacks state Sen. Liz Krueger to push tax agenda
New York's left is starting to devour its own as part of a campaign to pressure local Democratic pols to aggressively tax the rich to address the state's pandemic-fueled fiscal crisis. A group including the New York City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, which is aligned with US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, currently has...

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Nov 22, 2020

Pat Quinn, co-founder of Ice Bucket Challenge, dead at 37 after losing ALS battle
The New York man who co-founded the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge" died Sunday after a long battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis — the disease he tirelessly raised awareness for until he succumbed himself. Pat Quinn, a 37-year-old from Yonkers, was diagnosed with ALS in 2013 and soon after, created the social media challenge as a...

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Nov 22, 2020

UK may be days away from approving Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine
The UK could be weeks ahead of the United States when it comes to approving a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new report. Regulators in the United Kingdom could green-light Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine this week, the Telegraph reported. Government sources tell the paper, officials are set to start a formal appraisal of the vaccine,...

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Nov 22, 2020

Trump campaign to appeal dismissal of election lawsuit in Pennsylvania
President Trump's legal team has filed paperwork to appeal a federal judge's ruling that struck down the campaign's attempt to stop votes being certified in Pennsylvania. Attorneys for the Trump campaign filed a notice of appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Sunday — a day before Pennsylvania's 67 counties...

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Nov 22, 2020

Facial recognition software can now reportedly recognize bears
They'll never get away with stealing picnic baskets again! Facial recognition software isn't just for humans anymore — new technology can also recognize bears, CNN reported Sunday. Melanie Clapham, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Victoria and bear biologist, teamed up with two Silicon Valley-based tech workers to create BearID, which monitors grizzly bears...

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Nov 22, 2020

‘Not physically possible' for Dominion machines to flip votes: Michael Steel
A representative for Dominion Voting Systems on Sunday hit back at claims that the software company meddled in the election to benefit President-elect Joe Biden — stressing it was "not physically possible" for its machines to change voter selections. Michael Steel addressed claims by attorneys for President Trump's campaign that Dominion's systems switched votes to Biden,...

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Nov 22, 2020

Florida bar quickly closes after it's packed with maskless crowds at reopening
A South Florida bar was flooded by swarms of maskless partygoers upon reopening for the first time since the pandemic began — only to get shut down by officials for violating pandemic-related rules, a report said Sunday. The Wharf Fort Lauderdale was inundated over the weekend by young people dancing, drinking and ignoring social distancing...

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Nov 22, 2020

Fauci says older adults ‘substantial proportion' of COVID-19 hospitalizations
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that middle-aged adults are starting to account for a "substantial" number of COVID-19 hospitalizations. "We're starting to see that there's a substantial proportion of people who are hospitalized between 40 and 59," Fauci said on CBS' "Face the Nation." The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...

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Nov 22, 2020

Tyler Perry presents free Thanksgiving food to thousands in Atlanta
Thousands of families lined up for hours in Atlanta on Saturday for a chance to get a free Thanksgiving food and gift card from media mogul Tyler Perry on Sunday morning. Cars stretched for miles in multiple directions Sunday, as thousands of families waited outside Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta for Thanksgiving food and gift...

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Nov 22, 2020

Biden to campaign for Democrats in Georgia for Senate runoff race
President-elect Joe Biden will head to Georgia to campaign for the two Democratic candidates to runoff Senate races, incoming White House chief of staff Ron Klain said Sunday. "Winning those two Senate seats in Georgia is important, but we're going to do everything we can to help those two candidates," Klain said Sunday on ABC...

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Nov 22, 2020

Sen. Kelly Loeffler tests negative for coronavirus but will keep isolating
Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler's tested negative for the coronavirus Sunday came — but she'll continue to quarantine at least until she gets another negative result, a campaign spokesman said. "Out of an abundance of caution, [Loeffler] will continue to self-isolate and be retested again to hopefully receive consecutive negative test results," Stephen Lawson said in...

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Nov 22, 2020

Cuomo warns vaccine will take ‘at least six months' to corral COVID-19
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday threw cold water on the notion that a COVID-19 vaccine will be the savior of New York or any other state in the immediate future. "People say, ‘Don't worry, there's a vaccine,'" Cuomo said at a press briefing. "I will wager you dollars for doughnuts, it's six months at a...

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Nov 22, 2020

Trump mocks Gov. Hogan for spending millions on faulty COVID-19 tests
President Trump on Sunday mocked Maryland's Republican governor after a report revealed he spent millions in state funds for faulty COVID-19 tests from South Korea. "Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Anti-Trump Hero, Paid for Flawed Coronavirus Tests from South Korea," the president said in a tweet, referring to Breitbart story relaying a report that ran in...

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Nov 22, 2020

Texas relatives ‘feel guilty' after party leads to 15 COVID-19 infections
Members of a Texas family say they "feel guilty" after a birthday party that left more than a dozen of them infected with the coronavirus.

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Nov 22, 2020

Gov. Cuomo says NY could hit COVID-19 rate in January that rivals early May
New York could "very easily" hit a COVID-19 infection rate in January that has not been seen in the state since early May, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Sunday. "I would not be shocked if they said on Jan. 10, Jan. 15, we're up to 7, 8, 9, 10 percent," the governor said at a press...

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Nov 22, 2020

Thanksgiving air travel takes off despite rising COVID-19 cases, CDC warning
The rush of travelers comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving.

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Nov 22, 2020

Upper Manhattan, Staten Island and Long Island heading for COVID-19 restrictions: Cuomo
Upper Manhattan, parts of Staten Island and Long Island are set to land back into restrictive COVID-19 zones this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Sunday.

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Nov 22, 2020

Putin says he's not ready to recognize Biden as winner of US election
Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Sunday said that he'll work with whoever becomes the US president — but won't congratulate a winner until all legal avenues are exhausted or one of the candidates concedes. "We will work with anyone who has the confidence of the American people," Putin said during an interview on state-run TV....

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Nov 22, 2020

Florida high school special needs teacher faces 408 child porn charges
A Florida high school teacher, soccer coach and church youth leader is facing 408 counts of child pornography possession, according to authorities. Shawn Fitzgerald, 46, was allegedly busted with hundreds of illegal images of children involved in sexual activity on his phone, Polk County Sheriff Gray Judd said Saturday. The images show infants as young...

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Nov 22, 2020

Mega-music retailer Guitar Center filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Guitar Center, the nation's largest musical instrument retailer, is filing for bankruptcy, according to a report.

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Nov 22, 2020

Joe Biden to announce first Cabinet picks on Tuesday: chief of staff
President-elect Joe Biden will announce his first Cabinet picks this Tuesday, his top advisors said Sunday.  "We will be making our first Cabinet announcements on Tuesday of this week, and I would say the president-elect is very excited about this team and looks forward to introducing them to the country," Kate Bedingfield, a top communications...

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Nov 22, 2020

Two sets of sisters graduate Marine Corps basic training
The few, the proud, the same genes. Two sets of female siblings are among the latest class of Marine Corps. The Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina announced that sisters Ashley and Amber Valentine and Maria, Vanessa and Melissa Placido Jaramillo — the latter two of whom are twins — all completed...

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Nov 22, 2020

Fauci urges Americans to do ‘risk-benefit assessment' before Thanksgiving
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday urged Americans to weigh the risks and "make their own decision" before getting together for Thanksgiving amid climbing numbers of COVID-19 cases in the nation. "I think the people in this country need to realistically do a risk-benefit assessment," Fauci told NBC anchor Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press." The...

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Nov 22, 2020

Fauci says ‘help is on the way' with new COVID-19 vaccines
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday reassured Americans that there's "help" coming to fight the COVID-19 pandemic — saying that promising vaccine candidates have the potential to curb the health crisis. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said vaccines could soon offer some "serious help" to the nation, which he acknowledged...

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Nov 22, 2020

Man stabbed in Midtown hours after two other nearby knife attacks
A man was fighting for his life after being stabbed in the middle of 34th Street early Sunday — just blocks from where a 39-year-old man was stabbed to death outside a pizza joint in one of two knife attacks hours earlier. The latest victim, a 51-year-old man, was left in a pool of blood...

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Nov 22, 2020

Cop who posted racy pics on Instagram quits police force, blaming bullying
Glamorous cop Leanne Carr quits police force after she went on a ‘sick leave,' then posted racy pictures of herself on Instagram

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Nov 22, 2020

US withdraws from Open Skies treaty with Russia: Mike Pompeo
The Trump administration has officially withdrawn from a decades-old arms agreement with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. "Today, pursuant to earlier notice provided, the United States withdrawal from the Treaty on Open Skies is now effective. America is more secure because of it, as Russia remains in non-compliance with its obligations,"...

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Nov 22, 2020

John Cleese accused of being transphobic while defending J.K. Rowling
The 81-year-old "Monty Python" star was attacked while sparring online with followers angered by his decision to sign a letter of support for Rowling amid the huge backlash over her views on transgender issues.

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Nov 22, 2020

‘Warp Speed' advisor expects COVID-19 vaccine to ship mid-December
The top advisor of the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed said a coronavirus vaccine could be shipped to the states by the middle of December once it receives authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. "Our plan is to be able to ship vaccines to the immunization sites within 24 hours from the approval, so...

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Nov 22, 2020

‘Warp Speed' advisor expects vaccine to ship mid-December, ‘herd immunity' by May
The top advisor of the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed said a coronavirus vaccine could be shipped to the states by the middle of December — and the US could reach "herd immunity" by May. "Our plan is to be able to ship vaccines to the immunization sites within 24 hours from the approval, so...

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Nov 22, 2020

Trump supporters, counter-protesters rally at Georgia Capitol after recount
Hundreds of pro-Trump demonstrators gathered Saturday at the capitol building in Atlanta for a "Stop the Steal" rally.

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Nov 22, 2020

‘Curfew Breakers' protest held in California against latest COVID-19 restrictions
The curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. prevents Californians from leaving their homes in 41 of the state's 58 counties.

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Nov 22, 2020

Man killed in shark attack at Cable Beach in Australia
The attack occurred around 8:40 a.m. as the victim was bodyboarding around 100 feet from Cable Beach near Broome, a vacation destination on the Indian Ocean coast of Australia, police said.

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Nov 22, 2020

Two dead in Nebraska Sonic shooting connected to possible truck bomb
Two people were shot dead and two others wounded in Nebraska in an attack where a possible truck bomb exploded outside a Sonic drive-in, according to cops. Officers were already responding to alarmed calls Saturday night about a U-Haul truck with wires and pipes sticking out of it outside the fast-food restaurant in Bellevue when...

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Nov 22, 2020

Columbia University bars 70 MBA students from classes after trip to Turks and Caicos
Columbia University has temporarily banned 70 students who traveled to Turks and Caicos in violation of the school's travel policy, according to a report. "The Turks & Caicos trip was a group event that violated this policy and thus was met with disciplinary action," university spokesman Christopher Cashman told CNN. Cashman didn't say when the...

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Nov 22, 2020

Three children dead in murder-suicide in Virginia
A woman and three young children died in an apparent murder-suicide in Virginia, authorities said. Cops responded to a home in Marion where they found the bodies of a 27-year-old woman and two children — ages 3 and 10 — at around 6:15 a.m. Friday, according to the Smyth County Sheriff's Office. A 6-year-old child...

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Nov 22, 2020

‘Thanksgiving grandma' celebrates holiday after husband dies from COVID
The internet's viral "Thanksgiving grandma" served turkey dinner early this year — and with her husband, who died of COVID-19, missing from the table. Still, Wanda Dench welcomed for a fourth year her accidental "grandson," Jamal Hinton, the young stranger who is now like family thanks to her famously misfired text. Dench gained fame in...

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Nov 22, 2020

‘That's no otter!': Blue shark spotted swimming in Cape Cod
A blue shark baffled scientists and residents in the Cape Cod town of Eastham, Massachusetts on Friday when the ocean predator appeared in the local marsh,  according to NBC News. "I thought maybe it was a river otter," said Rebbi Rowe, who lives near Bee's River Marsh and recorded the shark trying to find a...

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Nov 22, 2020

Trump campaign files petition for Georgia recount
President Trump's campaign announced Saturday that it has filed a petition demanding a recount in Georgia — a day after officials certified Joe Biden's victory in the state. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R-Ga.) on Friday certified the election results, which showed President-elect Joe Biden won the Peach State by more than 12,000 votes following...

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