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US poised to announce sanctions on Russia following federal agencies’ hack, election interference
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US poised to announce sanctions on Russia following federal agencies’ hack, election interference

In the SolarWinds breach, Russian hackers were believed to have infected software with malicious code, to access the networks of at least nine US agencies

Joe Biden announces ending US support for Saudi-led offensive in Yemen, but retains military aid to kingdom
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Joe Biden announces ending US support for Saudi-led offensive in Yemen, but retains military aid to kingdom

The Yemen reversal is one of a series of steps Biden laid out Thursday that he said would mark a course correction for US foreign policy

Around 90,000 more may die from COVID-19 in the next four weeks, predicts White House
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Around 90,000 more may die from COVID-19 in the next four weeks, predicts White House

On Zoom, officials laid out administration efforts to contain the virus, speed vaccinations and bring Americans along with the effort.

Donald Trump calls Georgia guv Brian Kemp to pressure him into overturning Joe Biden's win
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Donald Trump calls Georgia guv Brian Kemp to pressure him into overturning Joe Biden's win

Trump also asked the governor to demand an audit of signatures on mail ballots, something Kemp has previously noted he has no power to do. Kemp declined the president’s entreaty, according to officials

Donald Trump continues to claim electoral victory at first post-poll rally in Georgia
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Donald Trump continues to claim electoral victory at first post-poll rally in Georgia

In a nearly two-hour speech, Trump declared he would not concede, at times sticking to his script but regularly going off-the-cuff for his more incendiary claims

President-elect Joe Biden fractures foot after slipping while playing with dog, to wear walking boot
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President-elect Joe Biden fractures foot after slipping while playing with dog, to wear walking boot

Fractures are a concern generally as people age, but Biden’s appears to be a relatively mild one based on his doctor’s statement and the planned treatment

'America is back, ready to lead the world': Joe Biden presents security and foreign policy team
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'America is back, ready to lead the world': Joe Biden presents security and foreign policy team

The US president-elect presented his picks for secretary of state, national security advisor, homeland security secretary, intelligence chief, UN ambassador, and climate change envoy

US Election 2020 Results Updates: Texas Lt Guv offers reward of up to $1 million for 'voter fraud' tips
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US Election 2020 Results Updates: Texas Lt Guv offers reward of up to $1 million for 'voter fraud' tips

Texas Lt governor Dan Patrick is just the latest in a line of Republican leaders backing the president's efforts to investigate voter fraud. No evidence has been found

The US presidential election is over, but deep fissures remain in the nation's collective psyche
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The US presidential election is over, but deep fissures remain in the nation's collective psyche

By Sunday morning, some of the celebration and grieving had melted away to expose a difficult question for divided families and a divided nation: Now what?

Preparing for life after Donald Trump, Republicans grapple with his outsize influence on their voters
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Preparing for life after Donald Trump, Republicans grapple with his outsize influence on their voters

Even in defeat, Republicans saw clear indicators of the enduring power of Trump-style populism. By the time Biden gave his victory speech, Trump had received 7.4 million more votes than he did in 2016, a million more in the battleground of Florida alone

As Donald Trump refuses to concede, top Republicans remain silent on US election results
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As Donald Trump refuses to concede, top Republicans remain silent on US election results

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell declined to acknowledge Biden’s victory, with an aide instead pointing reporters to a generic “count all the votes” statement he released Friday before the results were known.

US Election 2020: From 'finally' to 'yes, he can too', how newspapers around world reacted to Biden's win
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US Election 2020: From 'finally' to 'yes, he can too', how newspapers around world reacted to Biden's win

Newspapers around the world dedicated significant real estate in their front pages to the political shift in Washington.

'Long time coming': As VP-elect Kamala Harris ascends, Black women express elation and relief
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'Long time coming': As VP-elect Kamala Harris ascends, Black women express elation and relief

Kamala Harris’ pathbreaking course prompted explosions of joy within explosions — of pride, elation, relief and a sense of hard-fought accomplishment. The sentiment was shared by women generally, and Black women specifically

Jared Kushner has approached President Donald Trump about conceding the election: Reports
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Jared Kushner has approached President Donald Trump about conceding the election: Reports

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has approached the President about conceding the closely-fought election to his Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to media reports on Sunday.

Shaped by tragedy and tradition, President-elect Joe Biden finds himself facing a changed Washington
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Shaped by tragedy and tradition, President-elect Joe Biden finds himself facing a changed Washington

The president-elect will take the helm of a nation devastated by a health crisis, reeling from an economic downturn and divided over virtually every major political matter of the day, from how and even whether to confront climate change and racial injustice, to baseless questions from some of Trump’s supporters about the very legitimacy of free and fair election results

LeBron James, Magic Johnson and Megan Rapinoe lead American athletes' celebrations over Joe Biden win
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LeBron James, Magic Johnson and Megan Rapinoe lead American athletes' celebrations over Joe Biden win

Donald Trump has sparred numerous times with American athletes over the past four years, especially LeBron James, who called on Black Americans to get out and vote.

Joe Biden elected as US president: From Narendra Modi to Boris Johnson, world leaders congratulate Democrat leader
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Joe Biden elected as US president: From Narendra Modi to Boris Johnson, world leaders congratulate Democrat leader

Joe Biden emerged as the 46th President of the United States on Saturday after Democrats grabbed 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, defeating incumbent Trump in the race

US Election: Liberals hoped for a decisive repudiation of Donald Trump that never came; what now?
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US Election: Liberals hoped for a decisive repudiation of Donald Trump that never came; what now?

A Trump loss is still possible — perhaps even probable, since Biden holds a lead in states totaling 270 electoral votes — but there’s every reason to think Trumpism will survive as a viable strategy for winning national elections

US Election: Awaiting results, exhausted and anxious voters find country more divided than ever
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US Election: Awaiting results, exhausted and anxious voters find country more divided than ever

As the two political camps geared up for litigation and spin battles in the coming days, many voters of both parties were left with the troubling realisation that perhaps they had misunderstood their country, their towns, perhaps even their neighbours

'OK, America, so what the hell happens now?': Riveted world waits to see what's next in presidential polls
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'OK, America, so what the hell happens now?': Riveted world waits to see what's next in presidential polls

The stakes are global, and so was the audience, illustrating the truism that presidential elections in the United States affect everyone, even those who are not eligible to vote in them