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Trump never understood what made America great — and Biden’s inauguration proved that
The 45th president campaigned on a promise to make America great again — but, as Ilhan Omar once told me, he never truly understood what made America great in the first place
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Biden inauguration concert: Who is performing and what time is the show?
Tom Hanks is hosting a primetime TV special with performances from Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato and more
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals ‘frustration’ with Edinson Cavani after Manchester United beat Fulham
'I get frustrated at time...'
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Amanda Gorman: Inauguration poet studied Winston Churchill and Martin Luther King Jr ahead of reading
Poet charged by President Joe Biden with composing a piece on unity and collective purpose
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Jesy Nelson's 'ex' Sean Sagar shows admiration for model Yasmeen Falck online
Sean Sagar appears to be keen on another bombshell after sparking speculation that he and former Little Mix star Jesy Nelson have ended their romance
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'I'm just walking to work.' Kamala Harris parades to new office with Howard band, Army trumpeters
Kamala Harris arrived at her office at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building after being accompanied by her alma mater Howard University's drum line down Pennsylvania Avenue.
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Mexico's leader takes new shot at Twitter in continuing spat
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is continuing his spat with Twitter, accusing one of the companies' representatives in Mexico of having previously worked for politicians of the conservative opposition National Action Party
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Rihanna takes out trash in glam snap as she celebrates Joe Biden’s inauguration
Iconic.
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Armie Hammer's ex-girlfriend was 'covered in bruises' while she was dating actor
Model Paige Lorenze, 22, claimed Armie Hammer brought up talks of cannibalism 'multiple times,' while they were dating from August to December 2020.
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SIMON WALTERS: Bad blood that led scorned ex-PM to wield the stiletto
SIMON WALTERS: Theresa May is not the first Conservative leader to feel the pain of being ousted from power, an agony made more bitter when it is done not by the voters but by fellow Tories.
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Father, 27, who went to A&E with chest pain but discharged himself over Covid fears died at home
David Warner, 27, from Guilford, was suffering with chest pains when he was admitted to a hospital in the South East earlier this month and 'placed on a Covid ward' whilst waiting for coronavirus test results.
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Derbyshire floods latest: Rivers banks BURST in Storm Christoph flooding - major incident
A MAJOR incident has been declared following extensive flooding.
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Labour accuses chancellor Rishi Sunak of ‘calling coronavirus crisis wrong time and again’
Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds says government mishandling has left UK with ‘worst of both worlds’
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Joe Exotic says he was 'too innocent and too gay' for Donald Trump to pardon
Joe Exotic, 57, has accused Donald Trump of homophobia and cronyism after the outgoing president failed to pardon him. The reality TV star said Trump only pardoned his 'corrupt friends'.
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California winds bring wildfires, power outages to thousands
A windstorm that fanned brushfires, toppled trees and left thousands of Californians without power is focusing its remaining energy on the southern end of the state
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Where Biden stood, reminders of a failed insurrection
President Joe Biden delivered his inaugural speech on the very spot where an insurrectionist mob sought to overturn his election only two weeks prior
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Gray whale population drops by quarter off U.S. West Coast
Researchers say the population of gray whales off the West Coast of the United States has fallen by nearly one-quarter since 2016, resembling a similar die-off two decades ago
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Boris Johnson blasts back at Theresa May after she hit out at his 'moral failure' in government
Writing in yesterday's Daily Mail, Theresa May suggested Boris Johnson has failed to honour British values by threatening to break international law in Brexit talks and tearing up the foreign aid target.
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Martin Keown reserves special praise for Manchester United ‘predator’ Edinson Cavani after Fulham win
'He's a big player for them, a top player'
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Trump pardons in California extend to former congressman
When then-Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham admitted in 2005 to accepting $2.4 million in illegal gifts from defense contractors in exchange for government contracts and other favors, it was considered the largest bribery scandal in congressional history
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Ex-Premier of British Overseas Territory of Bermuda appears in court charged with corruption
Former Premier of Bermuda, Dr Ewart Brown, is charged with allegedly receiving £3million in monthly payments from an American hospital over a nine-year period.
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Arthritis drug hailed by Boris Johnson as a 'life-saving' Covid-19 treatment may be ineffective
The research from Brazil found 11 of 65 people treated with tocilizumab died 15 days after getting the drug compared to just two for those who did not get the drug.
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Negative test after seven days could be get-out-of jail-free card for those self isolating
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Man United midfielder Paul Pogba clarifies what happened after Liverpool match
Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba has revealed what happened in the dressing room after the draw vs Liverpool.
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EU powergrab: Brussels plots to launch digital currency in chilling parallel to China plan
EUROPEAN Union chiefs and the European Central Bank are plotting to launch the euro as a digital currency in a move which has striking similarities with China's plan for a digital Yuan - which critics have suggested will make it strengthen President Xi Jinping's grasp on power.
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Report: Witness implicates Mexico's army in abduction of 43
A Mexican newspaper has published details of new testimony by a  cooperating witness that directly implicates the army in the disappearance of 43 college students in a 2014 incident that continues to haunt Mexico
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Dad with young kids rescued from sea after Storm Christoph beach trip goes wrong
The dad has been reported for breaking coronavirus travel restriction to visit Llanddwyn Beach with his two children, aged 8 and 12, where they had to be rescued by the RNLI
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Biden news - live: President signs first executive orders as Inauguration Day celebrations continue
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Trump extended Secret Service protection for 13 members of his family as he left office
Added security detail will be deployed for six more months, and cost tax payers millions 
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Scott Parker proud of Fulham - but rues ‘big moments’ going for Manchester United
Scott Parker believes Fulham have what it takes to secure Premier League survival after a tight defeat against Manchester United, but was left to rue "big moments" going against his side.
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LIZ JONES gives her fashion verdict on the leading ladies of inauguration day
What we saw from the White House women yesterday was a rainbow of warm, cinched princess coats from creamy dreamy American royalty.
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Lady Gaga celebrates inauguration by sharing masked kiss with Michael Polansky
Lady Gaga shared a sweet moment with boyfriend Michael Polansky as they kissed through their masks following her performance at Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony as he succeeded Donald Trump as President of the United States
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Ted Cruz gets demolished for posting videos gushing over celebrities from Biden inauguration
Texas senator heavily criticised after his role in opposing president’s win just weeks earlier
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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: £5m-a-year fundraiser quits Oxford's 'toxic' Christ Church
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Boasting a magnificent Tudor dining-hall, it was perhaps inevitable that Christ Church, Oxford's grandest college, would feature in the first Harry Potter film
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Biden offers a message of resilience in America's 'winter of peril' | David Smith's sketch
New president’s inauguration marks a return to the old order, as a longtime moderate prepares to think bigOnce a dashing young senator, now a lion in winter, Joe Biden walked up the presidential lectern he could finally call his own after half a century of striving.The message that the 46th US president wanted to send a pained nation was the one that has defined his own life in the face of incalculable personal and political loss: resilience. Continue reading...
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AP PHOTOS: Pandemic, threat of violence taint Biden's debut
The coronavirus pandemic and the risk of civil unrest made the inauguration of the 46th president one of the most unusual in American history.
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Ella Emhoff: People are obsessed with the bedazzled coat Kamala Harris’s stepdaughter wore to inauguration
‘Ella Emhoff’s coat makes me proud to be an American’
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The definitive list of what you can and cannot put in the dishwasher
Experts have weighed in on what you can and can't put in your dishwasher - and it is bad news if you stack your wine glasses and silverware in the appliance.
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Solskjaer reacts to Paul Pogba's Manchester United wonder goal vs Fulham
Paul Pogba scored a stunning goal to earn Man Utd all three points against Fulham in the Premier League.
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Torrential rain turns to heavy snow as Storm Christoph causes flooding chaos
Heavy snow hit Manchester as hundreds of residents were evacuated following danger to life flood warnings.
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Rio Ferdinand reveals phone calls with Manchester United player Paul Pogba
Former Man Utd player Rio Ferdinand is still in contact with Paul Pogba, who inspired the Reds to victory over Fulham.
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Iain Stirling teases Love Island's return this year 'filmed in Bognor Regis'
Iain Stirling has revealed Love Island may still go ahead this year if all goes to plan, but admitted it may be filmed in the UK due to lockdown restrictions
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All you need to know as thousands flee homes as floods and snow cause chaos
Torrential rain across the north of England and Wales has led police to evacuate hundreds of homes as water levels in already burst rivers continue to rise
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Immigrants cheered by possible citizenship path under Biden
Immigrants are cheering President Joe Biden’s plan to provide a path to U.S. citizenship for about 11 million people without legal status
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp provides 'promising' Virgil van Dijk injury update
Van Dijk has been pursuing a tailored rehab plan during warm weather recovery in Dubai, at the NAS Sports Complex where many top athletes step up their return from injury
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Arnold Schwarzenegger gets coronavirus vaccine and urges others: ‘Come with me if you want to live’
'Today was a good day'.
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Kate Garraway says husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle is ‘far from over’
She wanted to share her journey.
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