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Rudy Giuliani: Ethics charges for election fraud claims take major step forward with trial-like hearing in DC

CNN — Facing possible professional sanctions, Rudy Giuliani described on Monday the Trump campaign’s legal strategy for challenging the 2020 election results and how the former New York mayor had hoped to frame up an eventual case for the US Supreme Court. Giuliani is outlining his involvement in orchestrating the post-election legal strategy to form …

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Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win. Will Georgia do it again?

Atlanta CNN — Form UN Ambassador Andrew Young rode his scooter alongside Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, Martin Luther King III and a fervent crowd of marches on a recent Sunday through a southwest Atlanta neighborhood. The group stopped at an early polling location to vote, forming a line with some waiting as long as one …

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Blinken warns Netanyahu of annexation of occupied West Bank | Occupied West Bank News

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has pledged to oppose Israeli settlements or annexation in the occupied West Bank, as former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to return to power. Netanyahu has sealed a coalition deal with extreme-right and pro-settler parties, including Religious Zionism, after his right-wing coalition won the November 1 elections. Palestinians …

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White House slams Trump’s call for ‘termination’ of constitution | Donald Trump News

The White House has condemned Donald Trump after the former president called for the “termination” of the US Constitution. Trump made the call in a post on Saturday on the social media platform Truth Social, which he owns, as he repeated the false claim that he won the 2020 presidential election. White House spokesman Andrew …

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Tampa police chief placed on leave after flashing badge during traffic stop

CNN — Tampa Police Chief Mary O’Connor has been placed on administrative leave after body camera footage taken from a traffic stop last month revealed she told a deputy she was “hoping that you’ll just let us go tonight” and flashed her badge. O’Connor was a passenger in a golf cart, which was pulled over …

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Why are workers going on strike around the world? | Business and Economy

From: Counting the Cost A growing number of strikes and labor protests is threatening industries all over the world. Energy, food and mortgage costs are at their highest in decades in many countries. And the rising cost of living is eating into workers wages. Rapidly rising prices have already pushed more than 70 million people …

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The first poo transplant treatment has been approved in the US. How does faecal therapy work?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first pharmaceutical version of the so-called faecal transplantation procedure, which doctors have increasingly used against hard-to-treat gut infections. The drug, Rebyota, is designed for adults infected with Clostridium difficile, commonly referred to as C. diff, a bacteria that causes nausea, cramping, and diarrhea. Peter Marks, …

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As viruses respiratory strain US health care systems, Biden administration tells states how it’s ready to help

CNN — Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were admitted to the hospital for flu last week, almost double the number of admissions from the week before, according to data updated Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates that there have been at least 8.7 million illnesses, 78,000 …

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35% of millionaires say they won’t have enough to withdraw, report finds

A cool $1 million is not what it used to be. There are more millionaires in the US and globally than ever before, with nearly 24.5 million millionaires nationwide as of 2022, according to the latest Global Wealth Report from the Credit Suisse Research Institute. Even so, having seven figures in the bank offers less …

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