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Belarus' Lukashenko says he will leave his post after months of protests, state media reports

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Belarus has been rocked by protests ever since Lukashenko - referred to as “Europe's last dictator” - claimed an election his opponents say was rigged.
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Joe Biden is hiring about 4,000 political staffers to work in the White House and federal agencies. Here's how you can boost your chances getting a job in the new administration, according to 3 experts

Joe Biden is hiring about 4,000 political staffers to work in the White House and federal agencies. Here's how you can boost your chances getting a job in the new administration, according to 3 experts

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Summary List Placement So you want to go work for Joe Biden.
You're in luck. The president-elect has thousands of jobs to dole out inside the White House and federal agencies.
But you'll probably want to get moving quickly since the incoming team is anxious to get up to full strength as it races to replace outgoing Trump administration staffers with its own people. You're not the only one hoping to get a job on the new team, and you can expect stiff competition.
"There will be tens of thousands of people who are very excited about this administration and want to be a participant in it...
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Trump Says He'll Leave if Electors Choose Biden

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President Trump said he would leave the White House if the Electoral College formalized Joe Biden's election. He still reiterated false claims of fraud.
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Pres. Trump Says He'll Go If Election Results Formalized, Repeats Baseless Fraud Claims

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President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden's victory - even as he insisted such a decision would be a "mistake" - as he spent his Thanksgiving renewing baseless claims that "massive fraud" and crooked officials i
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Trump commits to leaving if Electoral College votes for Biden

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President Donald Trump said for the first time Thursday he will leave office if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden but made clear he's not prepared to concede.
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Biden's win hides a dire warning for Democrats in rural U.S

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DES MOINES, Iowa - Democrats once dominated Koochiching County in the blue-collar Iron Range of northern Minnesota. But in this month's presidential election, President Donald Trump won it with 60% of the vote.
That's not because voters there are suddenly shifting to the right, said Tom Bakk, who represents the area in the state Senate. It's because, he said, Democrats have steadily moved too far to the left for many rural voters.
“We've got to see if we can get the Democratic Party to moderate and accept the fact that rural Minnesota is not getting more conservative,” said Bakk, who...
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Dominion Voting Systems tore into Sidney Powell's lawsuit accusing them of a vast conspiracy, calling it 'baseless, senseless, physically impossible'

Dominion Voting Systems tore into Sidney Powell's lawsuit accusing them of a vast conspiracy, calling it 'baseless, senseless, physically impossible'

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Summary List Placement Dominion Voting Systems, the company accused by Trump supports of enabling vast election fraud in the US, made a blistering, point-by-point rebuttal to allegations aired by attorney Sidney Powell.
Powell published two lawsuits challenging election results in Georgia and Michigan on Wednesday, which accused Dominion of being party to "massive election fraud."
The company is not a defendant in either case, which have been made against local governors and election officials.
But allegations about it are nonetheless scattered throughout the lawsuits, with mentions...
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Jake Tapper Hits Donald Trump With A Blunt Reminder After President's Rant At Reporter

Jake Tapper Hits Donald Trump With A Blunt Reminder After President's Rant At Reporter

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The CNN anchor's response to the president's Thanksgiving press conference has gone viral.
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A donor who gave $2.5 million to a pro-Trump group looking for election fraud wants his money back after disappointing results

A donor who gave $2.5 million to a pro-Trump group looking for election fraud wants his money back after disappointing results

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Summary List Placement A venture capitalist who donated $2.5 million to a pro-Trump group trying to find evidence of fraud in the presidential election now wants a refund after being disappointed with their efforts.
Fred Eshelman is suing True the Vote Inc., a monitoring organization based in Houston, Texas, to reclaim the money.
The lawsuit claimed Eshelman sent $2 million to True the Vote on November 5, two days after Election Day.
At this point no winner had been called, but Joe Biden was by most tallies ahead of President Donald Trump, who had long claimed, albeit with no evidence...
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Trump snapped at a reporter quizzing him about his election defeat and said: 'Don't ever talk to the president that way'

Trump snapped at a reporter quizzing him about his election defeat and said: 'Don't ever talk to the president that way'

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Summary List Placement President Trump snapped at a White House reporter and called them a "lightweight" after they asked him whether he would concede the election to President-elect Joe Biden.
"Don't talk to me that way. You're just a lightweight. Don't talk to - I'm the president of the United States. Don't ever talk to the president that way," President Trump told Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason on Thursday.
JUST IN: President Trump calls GOP Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger the "enemy of the people" as he makes repeated false claims about the 2020 election...
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Biden plans dozens of executive orders for early days of presidency

Biden plans dozens of executive orders for early days of presidency

WILMINGTON, Del. - Joe Biden is planning to sign dozens of executive orders in his first days in office, as he aims to roll back some of President Donald Trump's signature... Read more ...

Trump's acting secretary of defense is working to install a Trump loyalist...

Trump's acting secretary of defense is working to install a Trump loyalist as the top lawyer for the NSA just days before the president leaves office

Summary List Placement Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller told the head of the National Security Agency to install a Trump loyalist as the top lawyer at the agency... Read more ...

Donald Trump Jr. decided against a Wyoming Senate run in 2020: report

Donald Trump Jr. decided against a Wyoming Senate run in 2020: report

Summary List Placement Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of President Donald Trump, decided against running for an open Senate seat in Wyoming in 2020, according to Politico... Read more ...

'Horrified' Loews Hotels Cancels Josh Hawley Fundraiser After Capitol Attack

'Horrified' Loews Hotels Cancels Josh Hawley Fundraiser After Capitol Attack

The upscale hotel chain said on Twitter that it opposed the Jan. 6 riot and “all who supported and incited the actions.” Read more ...

Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call

Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call

Five hundred members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard mustered at the Melrose armory and rolled out to protect the nation's capital, joining the flood of troops heading... Read more ...

Far-right media figure ‘Baked Alaska' arrested in riot probe

Far-right media figure ‘Baked Alaska' arrested in riot probe

Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been arrested by the FBI for his involvement in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, a law enforcement... Read more ...

USPS says it's removing mailboxes and suspending mail collection in several...

USPS says it's removing mailboxes and suspending mail collection in several major cities ahead of Biden's inauguration

Summary List Placement The US Postal Services said it will remove mailboxes in several major cities as a security measure ahead of Joe Biden's Inauguration next week. As a... Read more ...

Virginia Man Arrested At D.C. Checkpoint With Gun, 500 Rounds Of Ammo: Reports

Virginia Man Arrested At D.C. Checkpoint With Gun, 500 Rounds Of Ammo: Reports

U.S. Capitol Police arrested Wesley Allen Beeler, who had an unauthorized inaugural badge and a loaded handgun on him, reports said. Read more ...

Kamala Harris, the first female, Black, and Asian American vice...

Kamala Harris, the first female, Black, and Asian American vice president-elect, will be sworn in by Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court justice

Summary List Placement In a historic ceremony, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in on Wednesday by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, ABC News first... Read more ...

Biden To Quickly Sign Orders Mandating Masks, Reversing Trump Travel Ban And...

Biden To Quickly Sign Orders Mandating Masks, Reversing Trump Travel Ban And More

The actions for day one of Biden's term were laid out in a memo from Biden's chief of staff. He will extend pauses on student loan payments and evictions, plus send an... Read more ...