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General election 2019: What's it like to lose your seat as an MP?

Former politicians who failed to win the vote share how it feels to lose their seat as an MP.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Peppermint’ On Netflix, Jennifer Garner Needs No Alias As A Vigilante Mom On A Vengeance Killing Mission
Jennifer Garner's name is not Peppermint in this film. You will want it to be so, but it is not so.
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On The Doorstep: 5 fighters who could make UFC or Bellator with December wins
For those who make it to the highest stage, the journey starts long before they strap on UFC or Bellator gloves.       Related StoriesMMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for November: The 'McKee-otine'Seven-fight UFC veteran Justin Ledet among four to part ways with promotion5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN 19 
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Ammonite’ on VOD, in Which Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan Fall in Love on the World’s Ugliest Beach
AKA Portrait of a Lady on Fire: British Nights.
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A hopeful sign for Covid-19 stimulus relief
There is hope -- and compromise -- on the horizon for a coronavirus relief package.
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Stoop in the name of love: Stranger hosts NYC couple’s pandemic wedding
Latoya Ingram and Donnell Lewis couldn't think of a great venue for a socially distant pandemic wedding, so a stranger offered their NYC stoop up for the nuptials.
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Chinese Chang'e-5 Is Returning From Moon With Rocks, Left A Flag To Celebrate
The craft has been collecting rock and soil samples. China is only the second country to plant its national banner on the lunar surface.
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'How did I end up with this?' Pelicans' JJ Redick gets sarcastic about reunion with coach Stan Van Gundy
New Orleans Pelicans veteran guard JJ Redick showed off his sarcasm skills on Friday as he discussed playing again for coach Stan Van Gundy.        
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Vermont firefighter accused of assault resigns
A Burlington, Vermont, firefighter accused of simple assault while he was on duty has resigned, the city fire department announced Friday. (Dec. 4)       
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Nets’ first-half NBA schedule: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are a go
The Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving Show finally has a start date: Dec. 22. That Friday, the Nets will host the Golden State Warriors — Durant’s former team — marking the first time Brooklyn’s 2019 free agent splurges will be on the court together. Both missed time last season — Durant with an Achilles injury suffered during...
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Controversial ‘U Experience’ college bubble slammed for COVID-19 concerns
Three recent Princeton grads plan to salvage the fun and debauchery that co-eds are missing out on this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic by packing students from across the US into a party hotel. Called "The U Experience,” the controversial program will be mask free and no social distancing.
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Trump files latest lawsuit in Georgia challenging election result
President Trump and a Georgia Republican voter filed the latest lawsuit Friday challenging last month's election result, alleging that there are demonstrable ways Georgia's election laws were violated "thousands" of times.
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As the pandemic tears through California, some counties begin shutdowns
The main concern now among officials is the health-care system’s capacity.
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Euphoria’s Stripped-Down Special: Can the Show Thrive Without Shock Value?
"Rue" isn't set during the pandemic, but it still felt locked-down.
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Virginia state Sen. Joe Morrissey faces criminal charges for allegedly campaigning inside a polling place
The Richmond politician says the charges, which stem from a visit he made to a Church Hill precinct in 2019, are unfounded.
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The Casual Star Wars Fan’s Guide to Boba Fett’s Return
Didn’t he die in Return of the Jedi?
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Dionne Warwick on her viral PlayStation 5 tweet
Dionne Warwick sent her social media fans into a frenzy when she hilariously denied a stranger's request to buy him a PlayStation 5. The legendary singer is gearing up for her 80th birthday next week and her livestream Christmas concert. (Dec. 4)       
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Donovan Mitchell gives back to Greenwich school with $12 million donation
After signing a five-year, $195 million rookie extension this offseason, Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell is sharing the wealth. Mitchell and his family agreed to the largest single pledge of support in the history of the Greenwich Country Day School, promising $12 million to the school he graduated from in 2012, according to a press...
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Top Pennsylvania Republicans pressure congressional delegation to challenge Biden’s victory
The effort stands in contrast to the reaction of Arizona’s House Speaker, who rebuked the Trump-led pressure campaign on Friday.
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Ohio Hubby Offered Hitman $20,000 to Execute Wife He Said ‘Disrespected’ Him: Feds
Scott Olson/GettyBefore Scott Renninger was arrested for allegedly putting a hit on his wife, prosecutors say he told a phony assassin he wanted her to “disappear” so he wouldn’t have to endure their divorce proceedings.The Ohio man claimed he’d watched “a thousand hours” of true crime shows and knew how suspects got caught. “With no body, they can’t charge you,” Renninger is said to have told an associate, who grew concerned about the Uniontown father-of-four’s conversations about killing his estranged spouse and tipped off authorities.The FBI had this acquaintance set Renninger up with a pretend hitman, and Renninger devised the murder-for-hire plot throughout October and November, according to a federal indictment and affidavit in support of a criminal complaint.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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The wealthy may be trying to cut the COVID-19 vaccine line
Wealthy clients who shell out big bucks for medical concierge services are pestering their doctors about when they can get the COVID-19 vaccine as industry experts warn about the rich and powerful trying to cut the line.  “I think there’s abuse in a lot of things in healthcare… I think there’s a lot of over-utilization...
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'We're going to keep fighting': Pence tells Georgia voters presidential election not over
Vice President Mike Pence said the presidential election is still undecided as he urged Georgia Republicans to vote in the Senate runoff elections.        
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The 5 most amazing All-Clad cookware deals to score from this huge factory seconds sale
Score incredible savings on All-Clad cookware this holiday season by shopping the Fairgrounds factory seconds sale happening now—click for details.       
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Runoffs: Why some states use them, how they work and their roots in racism
As Georgia heads towards a highly anticipated runoff election, it begs the question: Why do some states have runoffs? And what's the purpose of them?        
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Trump worries Republicans ahead of runoffs to determine control of US Senate
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Lisa Ling investigates the illicit massage parlor industry
For more, watch "This Is Life with Lisa Ling" Sunday, December 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
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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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In Waco, a sheriff fights against sex trafficking
Sheriff Parnell Mcnamara speaks with Lisa Ling about patterns of human trafficking and sex trafficking in this region. For more, watch "This Is Life with Lisa Ling" Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
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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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Gov. Newsom faces backlash for closing playgrounds as part of stay-at-home order
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing criticism over closing playgrounds as part of his new stay-at-home order
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Bradley Beal’s ‘brother’ is gone, but he’s looking forward to playing with Russell Westbrook
Bradley Beal, the longest tenured Wizard, discussed saying goodbye to his longtime partner John Wall and welcoming Russell Westbrook to Washington.
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SpaceX CRS-21 to deliver holiday supplies to ISS
NASA's commercial cargo provider SpaceX is getting ready to launch its 21st commercial resupply services (CRS-21) on Saturday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. CRS-21 will supply holiday food to seven astronauts in space. (Dec. 4)       
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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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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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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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