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Melania Shops Around Book Deal, Source saysMelania Trump is apparently shopping around a book deal with the full support of her husband, Business Insider reports. "Melania is in meetings to write her White House memoir," an unidentified source tells the New York Post . "And it would be her money—a chance for her to earn on...
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Neera Tanden, president of Center for American Progress, speaks during an introduction for New Start New Jersey at NJIT in Newark, NJ, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Tanden will be director of the Office of Management and Budget, according to a person familiar with the transition process granted anonymity to speak freely about internal deliberations. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press teamPresident-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield
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A motorcade with President-elect Joe Biden aboard arrives at Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists to see a doctor, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Newark, Del. Biden slipped while playing with his dog Major, and twisted his ankle. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Biden fractures foot while playing with dog, to wear a bootPresident-elect Joe Biden has fractured his right foot and will likely wear a walking boot for several weeks
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2 Weeks in Quarantine? That May Be ChangingSome people are balking at the CDC's current 14-day recommendations for COVID-19 quarantining, and so now the agency may mitigate that by simply slashing the quarantine period. The CDC's Henry Walke tells the Wall Street Journal that although recommendations are still being finalized, the new duration would likely range between...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, then-Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, left, walks with President Donald Trump as Trump arrives for a rally in Macon , Ga. President Trump said Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 he was “ashamed” for endorsing the Republican governor of Georgia after he lost in the state to Democrat Joe Biden. Trump said on Fox News that Gov. Brian Kemp has “done absolutely nothing” to question the state’s results.. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
Trump 'ashamed' to have endorsed Republican Georgia governorPresident Donald Trump said Sunday he was “ashamed” for endorsing the Republican governor of Georgia after he lost in the state to Democrat Joe Biden
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President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One. Trump is returning from Camp David. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump clings to bevy of bogus election claimsPresident Donald Trump is clinging to false notions that Joe Biden stole the presidential election
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In this Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, photo provided by Kelsea Dockham, rocks mark the location where a metal monolith once stood in the ground in a remote area of red rock in Spanish Valley, Utah south of Moab near Canyonlands National Park. The mysterious silver monolith that was placed there has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep, federal officials and witnesses said. (Kelsea Dockham/Canyon State Overland via AP)
Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desertA mysterious silver monolith that was illegally placed in the Utah desert has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by state wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep
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Trump: 'It's Hard to Get Into the Supreme Court'President Trump struck a somber note Sunday about his attempt to overturn the 2020 election results, CNBC reports. "Well, the problem is, it's hard to get into the Supreme Court," he said on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures . "I've got the best Supreme Court advocates, lawyers, that want to argue...
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A Sri Lankan inmate of the Mahara prison carries a fellow inmate out from a damaged building as others watch following an overnight unrest in Mahara, outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Sri Lankan officials say six inmates were killed and 35 others were injured when guards opened fire to control a riot at a prison on the outskirts of the capital. Two guards were critically injured. Pandemic-related unrest has been growing in Sri Lanka's overcrowded prisons. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lankan prison riot leaves 6 inmates dead, 35 injuredSri Lankan officials say six inmates were killed and 35 others were injured when guards opened fire to control a riot at a prison on the outskirts of the capital
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Obama Gives Rapper the OK to Play Him in BiopicBarack Obama has a message for Drake: Go for it. The former president appeared on 360 With Speedy Morman and said he's OK with the singer/rapper portraying him in a possible future biopic, People reports. "I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants," Obama...
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FILE - Election workers, right, verify ballots as recount observers, left, watch during a Milwaukee hand recount of presidential votes at the Wisconsin Center, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee. Wisconsin finished a partial recount of its presidential results on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over TrumpWisconsin has finished a recount of its presidential results, confirming Democrat Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Big Donor on Election Fraud Suits Wants His Money BackFred Eshelman kicked in $2.5 million to support lawsuits claiming fraud in the presidential election. The North Carolina investor regularly asked True the Vote, which said it was pressing the lawsuits on behalf of President Trump's cause, for progress reports. The group had detailed a plan that included filing...
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