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Donald Trump has been recorded pleading with Georgia’s election chief to “find enough votes” to overturn the election result in the state. Audio of the phone call was obtained by The Washington Post and NBC News just weeks before the US president is set to leave office. Mr Trump can be heard launching into a
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue oversight of the Republican president’s behavior. “President Trump is clearly ethically unfit and intellectually unprepared to be
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith during a ceremony at the White House in Washington February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Larry Downing (Reuters) – Jean Kennedy Smith, a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland and the last surviving sibling of President John F.
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election. Bolton, a longtime foreign policy hawk who Trump fired in September over policy differences, also said that the U.S. president
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – Prosecutors seeking to convict Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe for murder in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks must try to persuade jurors to do something they rarely do – second guess split-second police decisions. FILE PHOTO: Protesters rally against racial inequality and the police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, in Atlanta,
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. government agencies overseeing everything from airlines to hospitals face steep hurdles in tracking and monitoring $2.4 trillion in taxpayer-funded novel coronavirus relief aimed at propping up the U.S. economy, an interagency government watchdog said on Wednesday. Federal agencies already lacked some data necessary to track government funds and ensure
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Delegates attend the resuming of a United Nations Human Rights Council session before an urgent debate on allegations of “systemic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protests” in the United States following the death of George Floyd druing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, June 15, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool
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[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Two men inspired by the militant anti-government “boogaloo” movement have been charged in the drive-by killing of a federal courthouse guard in Oakland, California, last month during a night of nearby protests against police brutality, court records showed on Tuesday. One of the men, U.S. Air Force Sergeant Steven Carrillo,
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