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Russia's SVR hijacked email system of US aid agency to target NGOs, think tanks critical of Putin
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Russia's SVR hijacked email system of US aid agency to target NGOs, think tanks critical of Putin

According to cybersecurity firm SecureWorks, the Russian hackers targeted the Atlantic Council and EU Disinfo Lab, which have both exposed several Russian disinformation campaigns

Senate confirmation in doubt for Neera Tanden, Joe Biden's pick for budget director
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Senate confirmation in doubt for Neera Tanden, Joe Biden's pick for budget director

Some liberals on Capitol Hill were not enthusiastic supporters of Tanden — and even before Biden took office, some of them saw her nomination fight as a distraction

First up at Donald Trump's impeachment: Can a former president stand trial?
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First up at Donald Trump's impeachment: Can a former president stand trial?

The Democratic House impeachment managers are expected to broadly assert that a president can be put on trial for offences committed in office, no matter when the trial is held

As Donald Trump exits and Joe Biden enters, relief mingles with a great deal of lingering rage
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As Donald Trump exits and Joe Biden enters, relief mingles with a great deal of lingering rage

How is it possible that enough Americans — mostly White, it should be noted — voted for Donald Trump in the first place, sending him to the White House?

Donald Trump's impact on US Supreme Court could reverberate in American politics for a generation
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Donald Trump's impact on US Supreme Court could reverberate in American politics for a generation

Trump will go down in history as the Republican president who fulfilled his party’s perhaps greatest agenda, one that was thirty years in the making

South Korea's top court upholds 20-year jail term for ex-president Park Geun-hye in bribery case
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South Korea's top court upholds 20-year jail term for ex-president Park Geun-hye in bribery case

Park was convicted of colluding with her longtime confidante, Choi Soon-sil, to take millions of dollars in bribes and extortion from some of the country's largest business groups, including Samsung

US House moves to impeach Donald Trump 15 months after its first attempt
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US House moves to impeach Donald Trump 15 months after its first attempt

As expected, Republicans objected to a resolution calling on Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment, meaning that the House would have to call a full vote on the measure

Donald Trump's telephone call to Georgia officials leaves allies fearful for American democracy
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Donald Trump's telephone call to Georgia officials leaves allies fearful for American democracy

The call with Georgia secretary of state Brad Raffensperger on Saturday was the latest step by the president to pressure a state official to reverse the outcome of a free and fair election that he lost

US House votes to override Donald Trump's veto of $740 bn defense policy bill
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US House votes to override Donald Trump's veto of $740 bn defense policy bill

The override vote, which required a two-thirds supermajority, was 322 to 87, with a majority of Republicans joining most Democrats in breaking with the US president

Six weeks of Republican shamelessness have done some real damage to American democracy
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Six weeks of Republican shamelessness have done some real damage to American democracy

Republicans are establishing a new normal for the conduct of elections, one in which a Democratic victory is suspect until proven otherwise

US attorney-general William Barr to step down by Christmas as Electoral Colleges affirms Trump defeat
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US attorney-general William Barr to step down by Christmas as Electoral Colleges affirms Trump defeat

Barr, who had angered Trump by not supporting his claims that the 3 November election result had been tainted by widespread fraud, said he would leave office on 23 December

Now that Electoral Colleges have certified US election results, can Congress overrule? Probably not
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Now that Electoral Colleges have certified US election results, can Congress overrule? Probably not

Trump’s allies, led by Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama, have their sights set on challenging five states — Arizona, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia and Wisconsin

US House votes to decriminalise cannabis at federal level, but Senate unlikely to pass Bill
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US House votes to decriminalise cannabis at federal level, but Senate unlikely to pass Bill

Opponents, mostly Republicans, called the Bill a 'hollow' political gesture and mocked Democrats for bringing it up when thousands of Americans are dying due to the coronavirus

Donald Trump hints at 2024 presidential run, says 'will see you in another four years'
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Donald Trump hints at 2024 presidential run, says 'will see you in another four years'

Speaking at the holiday reception in White House, the US president again claimed that he was robbed of victory in a 'rigged' election

Joe Biden names Neera Tanden as White House budget chief; 20 other Indian-Americans in transition team
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Joe Biden names Neera Tanden as White House budget chief; 20 other Indian-Americans in transition team

Tanden, 50, if confirmed by the Senate, would be the first woman of colour and first Indian-American to lead the Office of Management and Budget

Milwaukee County vote recount ends with Joe Biden adding 132 votes to his margin
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Milwaukee County vote recount ends with Joe Biden adding 132 votes to his margin

The US president-elect won Wisconsin by nearly 20,600 votes, and his margin in Milwaukee and Dane counties was about 2-to-1

Donald Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for president-elect Joe Biden
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Donald Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for president-elect Joe Biden

Trump has so far defied tradition by refusing to concede defeat, instead launching legal attempts to challenge the outcomes in several states such Pennsylvania and Michigan

Donald Trump reiterates claim of victory in US election as transition to Joe Biden administration begins
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Donald Trump reiterates claim of victory in US election as transition to Joe Biden administration begins

The event in Pennsylvania on Wednesday was the latest attempt by the US president to try to cast doubts on the election results and investigate unproven allegations of voter fraud

Joe Biden formally designated apparent winner of 3 Nov election by GSA administrator
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Joe Biden formally designated apparent winner of 3 Nov election by GSA administrator

Most of Donald Trump’s Republican allies had stood by his side as he attempted to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the 3 November election