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Joe Biden

Biden planning to protect, advance LGBTQ2 rights after taking office.

In a policy document, the Biden campaign said Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence ``have given hate against LGBTQ+ individuals safe harbour and rolled back critical protections.''

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Britain, European Union resume face-to-face trade talks as deadline approaches.

If there is no deal, New Year's Day will bring huge disruption, with the overnight imposition of tariffs and other barriers to U.K.-EU trade.

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Prisoners, advocates hope Guantanamo Bay will finally close under Biden presidency.

Those pushing for its closure now see a window of opportunity, hoping Biden's administration will find a way to prosecute those who can be prosecuted and release the rest.

Trump says he’ll concede if Electoral College votes for Biden.

The electors are scheduled to meet on Dec. 14.

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Trump pardons former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

In a tweet Wednesday afternoon, Trump said it is his "Great Honor" to pardon Flynn.

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‘Shared sacrifices’: Biden to deliver Thanksgiving address as U.

Hospitalizations, deaths and the testing positivity rate are also up sharply as the nation approaches Thanksgiving, and public health experts have warned that the large family gatherings expected for the holiday are likely to extend and exacerbate...

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Trump, aides have discussed plans to pardon Michael Flynn: reports.

A person familiar with discussions between Trump and his aides told The New York Times that the Republican president plans to pardon Flynn before leaving office. 

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Nevada certifies Biden win, approving state’s final U.

The court action drew extra scrutiny amid legal efforts by the state GOP and Trump campaign to prevent sending vote-by-mail ballots to all 1.82 million active registered voters and then to stop the counting of the 1.4 million votes that were cast.

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Trump vows to continue fight to overturn election results as Biden transition begins.

An administration official said logistics on when and where Biden will first receive the briefing were still being worked out.

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‘America is back’: Biden announces national security team in shift from Trump era.

“Together, these public servants will restore America globally, its global leadership and its moral leadership,” Biden said from a theater in his longtime home of Wilmington, Delaware.

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Pennsylvania certifies Biden as state winner, reaffirming U.

Pennsylvania's electors, a mix of elected Democrats, party activists and other staunch Biden backers, will meet in the state capitol on Dec. 14.

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‘Carrots refused to concede’: Trump haunted by 2018 turkey pardon.

Trump's 2018 joke about a turkey disputing the results of a vote is recirculating amid his efforts to do the same.

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U.S. election: Here’s what the Biden team gets now that the transition is approved

Here's what will happen now that the federal General Services Administration has allowed the formal transition process to begin after a weeks-long delay.

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Biden taps Obama-era officials for Cabinet, signalling sharp shift from Trump.

The picks include former Secretary of State John Kerry to take the lead on combating climate change.

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U.S. General Services Administration to allow Biden transition to begin after delay

The move comes almost three weeks after election day, and two weeks after major news outlets projected Biden and running mate Kamala Harris had won enough electoral votes to secure the White House.

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Michigan to consider certifying Biden’s state victory, despite meeting with Trump.

Trump and allies have called on the Republicans to block certification to allow for an audit of votes in heavily Democratic Wayne County, home to Detroit, where Trump has claimed without evidence that he was the victim of fraud.

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Trump supporter charged after breathing forcefully on protesters.

Video shows the Donald Trump supporter heaving a breath onto a protester, then smirking and walking away.

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Trump didn’t ask GOP to ‘interfere’ in U.S. election, Michigan House leader says

House Speaker Lee Chatfield was among seven GOP legislators who met with Trump for about an hour on Friday, amid his longshot efforts to block Biden's win.

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‘Frankenstein’s monster’: Where we’re at in Trump’s fight to challenge U.

Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani filed an expedited appeal to the Third Circuit on Sunday, one day after the president's legal team lost a key lawsuit over Pennsylvania.

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Biden set to announce 1st Cabinet picks despite transition delay.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s first Cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward despite roadblocks from the Trump administration.

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U.S. courts find no voter fraud despite cries from Trump’s legal team

As the legal doors close on Trump's attempts to have courts do what voters would not do on Election Day and deliver him a second term, his efforts in Pennsylvania show how far he is willing to push baseless theories of widespread voter fraud.

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Mike Pompeo touts Trump administration’s Iran policy during Gulf Arab states tour.

U.S. President Donald Trump has refused to concede to Biden, despite the Trump campaign's futile efforts to block the certification of votes in various states.

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Fact check: A look at Trump’s attempt to overturn U.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s flailing attempt to cling to office after voters decisively chose to oust him has taken the country into a dark and fictional place.

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Republican silence enables Trump to disrupt democratic U.

What started as a GOP strategy to give the president the time and space he needed to process his defeat is now spiralling into an unprecedented challenge to the election outcome like nothing since the Civil War.

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Labour unions in Canada could play big role in averting Biden’s ‘Buy American’ rules.

``I want you know I'm a union guy. Unions are going to have increased power,'' Biden said he told corporate leaders during a meeting this week on his strategy for the economy.

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