Race-blind redistricting? Democrats incredulous at GOP maps

After lawsuits alleging racial gerrymandering, Republicans drawing new legislative maps in Texas, Ohio and North Carolina this year say they won't use racial or partisan data in the process
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Darren Gough confirmed as Yorkshire's new director of cricket after racism scandal
The former England fast bowler, as revealed by Sportsmail on Saturday , is to become director of cricket at the county he served with such distinction in two spells at the club.
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China’s Zhao Xintong beats Luca Brecel to claim UK Snooker Championship
The 24-year-old beats the Belgian 10-5 at the York BarbicanChina now holds two of three ‘triple crown’ snooker titlesZhao Xintong compleed a 10-5 win over Luca Brecel to claim the UK Championship crown in York. The manner of his win over Brecel suggested many more major titles could flow his way.Zhao’s victory means China currently holds two of three ‘triple crown’ titles, after Yan Bingtao’s Masters triumph last year - and hinted at a seismic shift in the sport’s balance of power. Zhao and Brecel had ripped up the established order in their respective semi-finals, Brecel beating Kyren Wilson, while Zhaos has beaten Barry Hawkins. Continue reading...
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Grenfell storm overshadows Lewis Hamilton victory as pressure mounts after he wins in Saudi Arabia
The world Formula One champion has disowned his team Mercedes' sponsorship deal with Kingspan, but the firm's logo was still emblazoned on his car during the race.
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It's the last dance for Dan and the Strictly sex bomb he calls 'amazing', writes ALISON BOSHOFF 
ALISON BOSHOFF: Dan Walker, 44, the BBC Breakfast host known for his gentlemanly demeanour, unshakeable niceness and strong Christian faith, was voted off after a tepid tango.
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How care-crisis homes made Saudis millions
A company run by Saudi Olympic showjumper Kamal Bahamdan owns HC-One - which, with 265 facilities and bed capacity of 16,116 in England, is the country's largest care home operator.
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Significant outbreak of Covid-19 linked to music event
NHS Highland said a ‘small number’ of the cases were the omicron variant.
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Kate Garraway in tears as dad chokes up praising her strength in caring for husband Derek Draper as he recovers from Covid
'You’re not going to be defeated.'
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Juan Cuadrado scores direct from a corner as Juventus beat Genoa
Juve remain seven points off Champions League qualification in Serie A.
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US embassy officials in Uganda had their phones hacked with Israeli spyware, reports say
It is not known who is behind the alleged hack
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50 houses evacuated in Derby as man arrested on suspicion of making explosives
No indication of terrorism, say Derbyshire police, nor of when residents will be allowed back homeA man has been arrested on suspicion of making or possessing an explosive substance in Derby, as more than 50 houses were evacuated in the area.The man remains in police custody, but there is no indication it is a terror-related incident, Derbyshire police said. The military is at the scene after officers carried out a warrant in King Alfred Street, Normanton, at about 11.30am on Sunday. Continue reading...
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Prince Harry throws his own father under the bus
REBECCA ENGLISH: Both William and Harry have historically accused Charles of being a 'laissez-faire' father - one more preoccupied with weighty affairs of state than bedtime stories.
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Bank of England to loosen mortgage lending rules - new housing bubble warning
THE BANK OF ENGLAND is preparing to loosen mortgage lending rules, causing economists to warn of a new housing bubble.
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Coronation Street spoilers: Daniel sacked and arrested over Summer ‘affair’?
Daniel could lose everything.
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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after tower block stabbing
A man reportedly ran into a Greggs near a tower block of flats in Walker, Newcastle and said that someone had been stabbed and needed urgent help, witnesses near the scene said
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‘Alternative Mueller report’ prepared by team investigating Trump could be released by Justice Department
Report could contain new information not included in Mueller’s final report to Congress
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I'm A Celeb's Ant and Dec mock Boris Johnson's secret lockdown Christmas parties
Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly had the I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! crew in stitches as they teased the Prime Minister over his dodgy Downing Street parties
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British teenager ‘very, very lucky’ to survive attack by 10ft crocodile
Amelie Osborn-Smith, 18, was left fighting for her life after the croc dragged her into a death roll near the Victoria Falls in Zambia.
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Grieving mum shows son's blood stained jacket in campaign to stop knife and gun crime
Paula Ogungboro, from Toxteth, Liverpool, suffered huge grief when her 25-year-old son Eugene was shot dead with a sawn-off shotgun
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Belgian police fire water cannon at anti-lockdown protests
Two officers and four protesters hospitalised, and 20 people arrested, after clashes in BrusselsBelgian police have fired water cannon and used teargas to disperse protesters opposed to compulsory health measures against the coronavirus pandemic.About 8,000 people marched through Brussels towards the headquarters of the European Union, chanting “freedom” and letting off fireworks. Continue reading...
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Lewis Hamilton feared Max Verstappen may put him out of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
The pair head into next weekend’s final round in Abu Dhabi level on points.
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Darren Gough takes huge pay cut to leave talkSPORT and become Yorkshire director of cricket
The retired English cricket star is on the verge of being announced as Yorkshire's new director of cricket, which would obviously involve him stepping down from his long-term role at talkSPORT
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Owen Hargreaves backs Paul Pogba to take back Manchester United midfield berth and provide extra service for Cristiano Ronaldo
Could the Red Devils add more impetus to their midfield?
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Speaker voices ‘deep concern’ at reports of drug-taking in Parliament
A senior MP said sniffer dogs may have to be brought in to Westminster to check for banned substances.
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Speaker voices ‘deep concern’ at reports of drug-taking in Parliament
A senior MP said sniffer dogs may have to be brought in to Westminster to check for banned substances.
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Why Germany is set to be the new sick man of Europe... led by an anti-British Chancellor
As an Anglo-German who was born in Guben and lived in Germany until I moved to the UK a decade ago, I despair at seeing the country of my birth slide into mediocrity and internal division.
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I'm A Celebrity 2021: Arlene Phillips, 78, is the FIRST campmate to be eliminated
Arlene Phillips was the first celebrity to be eliminated from I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! on Sunday night.
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Hero Briton, 18, recalls fighting off crocodile in horror attack: 'I went into overdrive'
A HERO Briton has spoken of the harrowing moment a crocodile attacked her during a trip in Zambia.
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DR MAX PEMBERTON: Sorry, but vouchers that bribe people to lose weight won't work
A new scheme being trialled in Wolverhampton involves residents being given incentives for making healthy living choices. Dr Max says people must recognise health benefits for change.
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Sarah Jayne Dunn reveals bold makeover following Hollyoaks exit over OnlyFans account
Sarah Jayne Dunn has ditched her blonde tresses in favour of a candy floss toned hairdo
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Little Simz and Ghetts among winners at star-filled 2021 Mobo Awards ceremony
Stars flocked to the red carpet.
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Duke of Sussex 'severed ties' with controversial billionaire... before his father gave him a CBE 
The Duke of Sussex said last night he had 'severed ties' with Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz a year before Prince Charles presented the controversial Saudi billionaire with a CBE.
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British student, 18, savaged by 10ft crocodile in Zambia tells how her 'mind went into overdrive'
Amelie Osborn-Smith (pictured) was white water rafting on the Zambezi Rover, near Victoria Falls, when she was attacked by a crocodile despite guides telling her the river was safe to swim in.
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I'm A Celeb campmates 'choked up' at eviction as 'fragile' Arlene says goodbye
Arlene Phillips' I'm A Celebrity co-stars welled up as she became the first person to leave the ITV show this evening
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Fresh heartbreak for Queen as one of her closest friends dies aged 101
Ann Fortune FitzRoy, the Duchess of Grafton died on December 3 after serving the Royal Household throughout Her Majesty's reign - in 1980 she was appointed the Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
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Mikel Arteta convinced Arsenal star can still bring his best form to the Partey
The 28-year-old moved to the Emirates Stadium for a £45million fee at the start of last season.
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Cut out mistakes and learn to cope with injuries: what Chelsea need to do to maintain title charge
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Covid: figures reveal vaccine lottery for children in England
South-east is the only region where at least half of 12- to 15-year-olds have been vaccinatedChildren in some parts of England are three times more likely to be vaccinated than others, figures from the House of Commons library show, prompting Bridget Phillipson, Labour’s newly appointed shadow education secretary, to criticise the government for its lacklustre efforts to vaccinate young teenagers.The figures – collated by the House of Commons library and distributed by Labour – reveal that in some parts of London just one in five children aged between 12 and 15 had received a vaccination at the start of December. Continue reading...
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Minister hails ‘huge opportunities’ to deepen US trade links on first visit
Anne-Marie Trevelyan will use her first official stateside trip this week to bolster transatlantic trade and investment, the DIT said.
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Starmer calls for ‘national effort’ to roll out Covid booster jabs
The Labour leader urged people who have not taken up the offer to ‘think again’ and get vaccinated.
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Brexit breakthrough: Boris deploys secret weapon AMT to woo Biden in US trade mission
ANNE-Marie Trevelyan will head to the US this week in a diplomatic mission to boost the UK's post-Brexit trade across the Atlantic.
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Dire Christmas Covid warning as festive plans to bring unhappy New Year, says expert
Claims that Omicron will 'spread pretty rapidly' and cause fresh curbs as cases rise to 246 in just 24 hours and NHS on the cusp of being put into a 'very, very difficult position'
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Mikel Arteta to show no mercy on under-fire Rafa Benitez and former club Everton
Mikel Arteta takes his Arsenal team to a toxic Goodison Park on Monday, where the Gunners will face an Everton side who are at a low ebb under manager Rafa Benitez
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No 10 has Noel idea and it may lead to an unhappy New Year - Voice of the Mirror
Continued contradictory messages from a rule-breaking Prime Minister on both parties and socialising is heightening concern as the coronavirus spreads, including an Omicron variant worrying virologists
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Keir Starmer says anti-vaxxers must 'think again' as NHS resources drained by unjabbed
Labour leader gets his booster jab but has vaccine sceptics to 'consider the impact' of their choices with NHS critical care beds full of the unjabbed
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Minister hails ‘huge opportunities’ to deepen US trade links on first visit
Anne-Marie Trevelyan will use her first official stateside trip this week to bolster transatlantic trade and investment, the DIT said.
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Starmer calls for ‘national effort’ to roll out Covid booster jabs
The Labour leader urged people who have not taken up the offer to ‘think again’ and get vaccinated.
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