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Elon Musk turnaround: SpaceX working on Starlink satellite so it won’t disrupt astronomy



SPACEX has said they will work on the Starlink’s brightness problem after several complaints by astronomers of light pollution.
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Nevada judge dismisses Trump effort to overturn the state’s election results, finding campaign failed to prove fraud
The decision represented the latest blow to the Trump campaign’s hopes of using the courts to change the result of the presidential election in the last month.
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Trump Pulls Most US Troops from Somalia, But Not 'Withdrawing' from Africa
"The President of the United States has ordered the Department of Defense and the United States Africa Command to reposition the majority of personnel and assets out of Somalia by early 2021," the Pentagon said in a statement.
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These Are the Friendliest Cat Breeds for New Cat Owners
While not everyone is a "cat person," there is no resisting the appeal of a cute, fluffy feline. Here are some of the most friendly cat breeds if you are thinking of taking the plunge into cat-parenthood and adopting.
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Community speaks out as DC cops plead for public's help in finding toddler's killer
Amid a surge of violent crime in Washington D.C. that has seen murders reach a 15-year high, communities were left shaken this week when a 1-year-old boy was fatally shot while riding in a vehicle. 
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Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott gives update on ankle recovery: 'Small victories'
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott says quarterback Dak Prescott is 'always in great spirits' as he recovers from ankle surgery.        
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Calls grow for State Department to cancel holiday parties due to Covid-19 spike
There are growing calls for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel a number of planned in-person holiday events amid record-breaking daily Covid-19 case counts across the United States.
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Texas high school football player charged with assault after tackling referee during game, authorities say
A South Texas high school football player was charged with assault after rushing from the sideline and knocking a referee to the ground during a game, according to Hildalgo County jail records.
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75 Pennsylvania Republicans Ask State to Dispute 2020 Elections in Congress
The letter has since been removed from the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus' website after some signees said their names were added in error.
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United Airlines bans couple arrested for allegedly traveling to Hawaii knowing they tested positive for Covid-19
A couple from Hawaii was arrested over the weekend after allegedly flying home knowing that they both had tested positive for Covid-19.
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Oscar Isaac tapped to star as videogame icon Solid Snake in Sony’s ‘Metal Gear Solid’: report
Oscar Isaac is reportedly tapped to play the role of Solid Snake in the "Metal Gear Solid" film from Sony, based on the iconic videogame of the same name.
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Coronavirus relief fund in Oregon meant to help Black-owned businesses exclusively
In Oregon, the state legislature established a relief fund for Black people. The Oregon Cares Fund uses $62 million from the federal CARES Act
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Whitney Collings of ‘Bad Girls Club’ dead at 33
"She was kind with a big heart," Collings mother wrote on Facebook in the announcement.
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Animal advocates hissing mad over plan to remove feral cats from NY park
Cat lovers on Long Island have their backs up over a government plan to eliminate a long-established colony of feral felines from Bethpage State Park. A sign posted last week near the park’s picnic area warned that officials “are in the process of removing” the dozen-plus kitties, which have been trapped, neutered and returned by...
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Biden Says He is 'Confident' a Bipartisan Agreement on Economic Stimulus Can be Reached
President-elect Joe Biden said Friday he believed that Republicans and Democrats would be able "to put together a serious package that will keep us from going off the edge."
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Freaky’ on VOD, a Body-Horror-Swap Hybrid Starring an Inspired Vince Vaughn
Vaughn swaps brains with a teenage girl, which is funny in concept AND execution.
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Trump orders withdrawal of US troops from Somalia: Pentagon
The order will see virtually all 700 soldiers stationed in Somalia -- mostly special forces troops charged with pushing back the Islamic State's advance in the Horn of Africa -- "repositioned" to Kenya by Jan. 15.
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What another stimulus deal could mean for jobless benefits
Two bills would offer markedly different levels of support for the 12 million jobless workers about to lose benefits.
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While Trump rants about votes, none of his election security officials support him
President Donald Trump is increasingly isolated in his claims of election fraud as a growing number of senior administration officials are either directly contradicting his baseless allegations or refusing to echo them.
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White House exodus begins, with some leaving in frustration
White House staffers at all levels are plotting their departures as a growing number of aides to President Donald Trump are abandoning his quest to overturn the 2020 election results -- some in frustration with the building they are leaving behind.
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Ex-workers say NY Waterway ferries have been dumping waste in Hudson for years
The New York Waterway ferry service – the nation’s largest privately-owned commuter ferry company – has been dumping loads of human waste into the Hudson River for years, two former workers claim in federal court papers unsealed Friday. The former employees, Rafi Khatchikian and Ivan Torres, made the claims in a whistleblower complaint filed in...
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Trump staffers start job hunt in waning days of adminstration
A number of staff members at the White House have begun to plan their departure and next career move in the final weeks of the Trump administration. CNN's Jim Acosta explains.
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Miley Cyrus says she was told to ‘cover it so I went the other way’ as she poses topless for Rolling Stone
The “Mother’s Daughter” songstress is baring all in a steamy new photoshoot for Rolling Stone.
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Carmelo Anthony: Why a Knicks reunion fizzled out
At age 36, Carmelo Anthony didn’t see a fit in New York. Not this season. Anthony, who trained in New York during the brief offseason, said it was an easy decision to go back to Portland and decline a Knicks reunion when he saw the franchise was still rebuilding. The Post and others reported Knicks...
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Seven-fight UFC veteran Justin Ledet among four to part ways with promotion
Three of the athletes have fought for the UFC, while the other had yet to debut after earning a contract on Dana White's Contender Series.       Related Stories5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN 19UFC on ESPN 19 pre-event facts: Ovince Saint Preux on cusp of more historyMMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for November: The 'McKee-otine' 
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Ohio Gov. DeWine: 'We've got to invest in these kids'
Lisa Ling speaks with Gov. Mike DeWine about the opioid crisis in Ohio and how it affects the state's foster care system. For more, watch "This Is Life with Lisa Ling" Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.
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Controversial attorney withdraws from Kyle Rittenhouse criminal case
John Pierce will still represent Rittenhouse in any civil defamation lawsuits.
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NYC COVID-19 infection data reveals new case average has doubled since last month
The Big Apple’s surge in coronavirus cases continued unabated Friday as new stats from the Health Department reveal the city is now averaging 2,000 new cases every day. The 2,043 new cases revealed Friday represents a doubling in the average number of new cases in just one month, up from the 1,098 reported on the...
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Jobs, C.D.C., Hanukkah: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Lakers' schedule features three early games against playoff teams
After the Lakers open the season against the Clippers, they face Dallas and Portland. Here is the first half of the schedule, released Friday.
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Fact Check: Has COVID-19 Had No Impact on Overall US Deaths This Year?
In late November, the student-run Johns Hopkins News-Letter published a story, since retracted, about a study claiming that there have been no extra deaths, known as "excess deaths," this year due to COVID-19 compared to deaths expected in an otherwise normal year. Those claims proved to be false.
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Trump heads to Georgia as attacks on officials continue
President Donald Trump heads to Georgia to campaign for two Republican senators ahead of a critical Senate runoff that will determine which party controls the Senate. CNN's Jeremy Diamond reports Trump's visit comes as he continues to attack party officials in the state, casting doubt on its voting process and questioning one of the lawmakers he's urging voters to elect.
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Hotel lets couple stay for free on Valentine's Day for 18 years after they conceived on the holiday
British Columbia hotel chain, Hotel Zed, has given a couple one free stay every year for the next 18 years.
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Football player tackles ref after being ejected from game
A South Texas high school football player was charged with assault after rushing from the sideline and knocking a referee to the ground during a game.
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Former President Obama rallies for Georgia Dems
Former President Barack Obama took part in a virtual rally for two Georgia Senate races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. (Dec. 4)       
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Nearly 6 million people to be under stay-at-home order in San Francisco Bay Area
Six San Francisco Bay Area governments issued a stay-at-home order Friday ahead of California's statewide mandate, restricting activities in a drastic effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 as hospitals cope with a surge of patients.
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TV's Ty Pennington flips Venice charmer onto the market
In Venice, former 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' host Ty Pennington is asking $2.8 million for a 1920s home that he restored.
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Biden: Haven't seen a Covid-19 vaccine distribution plan
President-elect Joe Biden said the Trump administration had shared information with his transition team about distributing a coronavirus vaccine to various states, but Biden said his team had not seen a "detailed plan." CNN's Arlette Saenz reports he also would not commit to appointing a person of color as his attorney general or defense secretary.
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COVID-19’s second wave is here — and it’s brutal, warns NYC contact tracer
"When people are irresponsible it makes my job harder," she said.
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Trump administration must accept new DACA applications, judge orders
The Trump administration must post a public notice that it will accept new applications for the Obama-era program shielding undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children from deportation, a federal judge ordered Friday.
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NYC must downsize its government and other commentary
Budget expert: NYC Must Downsize Its Gov’t With tax revenue down sharply thanks to the pandemic, Yankees president and former labor commissioner Randy Levine, at Empire Report New York, sees no alternative to “downsizing” city government. “The private sector has taken an enormous financial hit.” Yet “for the most part, city government has not.” Structural...
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Trump orders a near total withdrawal of US troops from Somalia
President Donald Trump has ordered the majority of US troops to leave Somalia "by early 2021," in just the latest major military policy decision being taken in the final days of the Trump administration.
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Trump orders a near total withdrawal of US troops from Somalia
President Donald Trump has ordered the majority of US troops to leave Somalia "by early 2021," in just the latest major military policy decision being taken in the final days of the Trump administration.
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Krebs responds to Trump lawyer's threat: We'll talk in court
Former cybersecurity official Chris Krebs responds to Trump campaign attorney Joseph diGenova after he said on "The Howie Carr Show" that Krebs should be shot.
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Details of leaked Pentagon reports mention ‘unidentified’ UFOs
Details from two allegedly classified intelligence reports from the Pentagon on apparent UFOs have been leaked, including photos of purported “unidentified aerial phenomena.” The Web site TheDeBrief.org published the details this week of the alleged reports from 2018 and last summer issued by the Pentagon’s Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force. According to TheDeBrief.org, the reports...
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Biden urges taking coronavirus vaccine, wearing masks but says they shouldn’t be mandatory
Biden urges taking coronavirus vaccine and wearing masks but says they shouldn’t be mandatory
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Selena: The Series’ About The “Queen Of Tejano Music” And Her Family’s Road To Superstardom
Christian Serratos stars as the late Tejano superstar in a series produced by her older brother and sister.
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Sonos One and One SL speakers discounted 20 percent for Amazon sale
The Sonos Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings are over. But you can still score some exciting deals on the brand at Amazon. For a limited time, Amazon is taking 20% off the Sonos One and Sonos One SL speakers. And these are some tech deals you don’t want to miss — with the savings...
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7 Shows Like ‘Virgin River’ to Watch After You Finish Season 2
From Hart of Dixie to Heartland, there are plenty of dramas to queue up next.
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