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Thief steals car tire, swaps it with frozen turkey
That’s a fowl move. A suspect stole a Milwaukee man’s car tire last Monday and left the vehicle propped atop a frozen turkey. “I’ve never seen anything like this before,” the victim told Fox 6 News. “I heard of people putting bricks, but I’ve never heard of a turkey underneath.” The man said he discovered...
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Trump's Coronavirus Special Adviser Resigns, Wishes Incoming Biden Administration 'All the Best'
Dr. Scott Atlas inspired controversy after making remarks that face masks were ineffective at curbing the spread of COVID-19.
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'Urgent actions' needed in US government response to pandemic, watchdog says
The federal government must take "urgent actions" in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office finds.
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NYT: Justice Department examined Sen. Perdue's stock trades
The Justice Department opened a probe into Georgia Sen. David Perdue's stock sales for possible insider trading earlier this year but declined to pursue charges, according to The New York Times.
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Sermon for whites to wash away ‘Original Sin’ is misguided gospel of anti-racism
In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in police custody last May, millions of Americans have been asking the question: How do we best fight racism? Books that give a compelling answer have been flying off the shelves. With the possible exception of Ibram X. Kendi, no writer has seen their profile rise more during...
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GOP senators' strategy on Trump's election fraud claims: Keep quiet and carry on
A wide range of Republican senators are shrugging off President Donald Trump's evidence-free claims that mass voter fraud cost him the election, ignoring their party leader's relentless attacks against a foundation of American democracy amid their growing expectation that the matter will be resolved within two weeks -- without their involvement.
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Atlas calls on districts to 'open up in-person schools ASAP' in first interview since WH resignation
Dr. Scott Atlas called for districts across America to "open up in-person schools ASAP" in his first in-person interview since resigning as a special adviser to President Trump on the coronavirus pandemic.
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Southern District of New York suspends in-person proceedings due to COVID-19
The federal court that covers Manhattan, the Bronx and several other New York counties will suspend in-person proceedings starting Tuesday as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York said in a Monday order the in-person pause will last until Jan. 15. “This temporary curtailment of operations...
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Video: Watch UFC on ESPN 19 headliner Jack Hermansson's masterful submission of Gerald Meerschaert
Gerald Meerschaert had dreams of a home-cage early Christmas present a couple years back, but Jack Hermansson had other ideas.        Related StoriesJonathan Pearce used no crowd to his advantage for first UFC winMMA legend Enson Inoue recounts his brush with a shoplifter at his Honolulu storeWell-rounded training helped Anderson dos Santos, but on the canvas was a breeze 
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Miami VIPs intent on partying like it’s Art Basel, without Art Basel
“It’s like people in Florida don’t believe COVID exists. It’s the craziest thing.”
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Nets’ Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving plan will finally be on display
The Nets start arguably the most highly anticipated — and clearly the strangest — training camp in their history Tuesday. With Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in the mix, championship aspirations in mind, and the specter of COVID-19 staring them in the face, the Nets will return to HSS Training Center to begin preparing for...
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11/30: Red and Blue
Moderna applies for emergency use authorization; White House decorated for the 2020 holidays
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Biden's genius move
His selection of Janet Yellen -- a labor economist, studying factors affecting unemployment and wages -- as nominee for Treasury Secretary, manages the nearly impossible feat of threading the needle between Democrats and Republicans, progressives and centrists, Wall Street and Main Street, writes Frida Ghitis.
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'90 Day Fiancé' star Brittany Banks asks fiancé Yazan to move to US amid questions of safety
"90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way" stars Brittany Banks and Yazan must decide whether or not to move to America after he possibly faces being killed or disowned by his tribe for his choice of marriage.
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No miscommunication about Chargers coach Anthony Lynn's job being in danger
With the Chargers' record at 3-8 and coaching appearing suspect during games, Anthony Lynn's head coaching job is very much in jeopardy.
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Wendy’s offers free Breakfast Baconators with a catch
Wendy’s wants you to eat a burger for breakfast.
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Defiant NYC bar in COVID-19 hotspot closes for TV spot as people bang on door for drinks
The Staten Island bar owner who has defied COVID-19 restrictions kept his business’ doors locked on Monday so he could appear in an interview on the “Tucker Carlson” show from his establishment. Even as the owner closed shop desperate would-be customers banged on the door demanding drinks. One couple drove from New Jersey to support...
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BLM faces revolt as local chapters allege power grab, murky finances
Some Black Lives Matter chapters are revolting against the organized movement's national arm, accusing leaders of providing little financial transparency and not much in the way of financial support. 
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Michigan football halted by virus, but Jim Harbaugh says Wolverines' season has 'been worth it'
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh wanted his team to stay positive, test negative and play. But the opposite is happening right now for the Wolverines.        
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Neera Tanden Mean-Tweeted GOP Lawmakers—Until She Needed Their Votes
Mike Segar/ReutersPresident-elect Joe Biden’s choice for budget chief does not pull punches online. So when some of her hits aimed at top players in Congress were removed from the Internet, it was clear something was up.Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, has deleted over one thousand tweets from her personal Twitter account since the beginning of November. A number of them, since recovered by The Daily Beast, contain comments directed at powerful lawmakers on both sides of the aisle that could turn a relationship to ice before her Senate confirmation hearing to lead the Office of Management and Budget takes place next year.And that’s exactly what seems to be happening to Tanden.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Fears mount of post-holiday coronavirus surge
Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, health officials are warning travelers who visited family and friends over the holiday to assume they have been infected with COVID-19. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
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Cyber Monday 2020: The 20 best deals on Apple, Samsung, Coach, Hulu and Roku you can still get
Cyber Monday 2020 is almost over, but you can still save on TVs, laptops, Apple Watches, Hulu, Playstation and more—if you don't hesitate.       
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Bernie world seethes over Tanden as OMB nominee
To former Sanders staffers and allies, Tanden is one of the Democratic elites who helped sink his 2016 campaign behind the scenes.
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Joe Manchin fires back at AOC: 'She's more active on Twitter than anything else'
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., appeared to slight Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's work as a legislator, telling The New York Times that the New York Democrat was "more active on Twitter than anything else."
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Major Trouble for Biden Budget Nominee as GOP Signals Reluctance to Hold Confirmation Hearings
As Senate Republicans characterize Neera Tanden as "radioactive" and urge Biden to withdraw her nomination for head of the White House budget office, key GOP lawmakers signal they might not hold confirmation hearings for her.
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Clint Frazier aiming to ‘hold it down’ for Yankees in left field
Promises to players aren’t made by smart GMs and managers in December. However, it would be naïve to think that, whenever the 2021 season tips off, Clint Frazier won’t be entrusted with the biggest role of his up-and-down big-league career. That would be the 26-year-old right-handed hitter getting a lot of playing time in left...
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‘Kinky Boots’ star J. Harrison Ghee selling virtual makeup lesson for charity
Apparently, he’ll “reveal his makeup secrets … in [an] entertaining one-hour group or individual lesson.”
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Florida teen with Tourette's and his dog spread positive message that being different is OK
A 16-year-old Florida teen with Tourette's Syndrome is getting famous online with social media devoted to the adventures of him and dog named “Callum the Ridgy.”
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Joe Biden's Pick for Economic Adviser Tied to Delphi Pension-Slashing Scheme
Democrat Joe Biden's pick to be his top economic adviser in the White House served on the Obama-appointed team that helped slash pensions for roughly 20,000 Americans in the auto bailout.
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Drew Lock's mom defends Broncos QB after COVID-19 crisis
The mother of Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock came to the defense of her son after he and three other quarterbacks were ruled ineligible for their game Sunday for breaking the NFL’s coronavirus health and safety protocols.
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Kayleigh McEnany, Trump staffers knock Washington Post for praising Biden's 'all-female' communications team
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and other members of the Trump communications team knocked the Washington Post for what was presented as a historic group of hires in the incoming Biden administration.
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Can an AI lifeguard make beaches safer?
Israeli tech startup Sightbit has created an AI lifeguard that watches the beach and spots dangers -- helping human lifeguards intervene earlier.
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James Demetrion, museum director who transformed the Hirshhorn, dies at 90
He expanded the Smithsonian’s showcase for modern and contemporary art while organizing major retrospectives of artists such as Francis Bacon and Clyfford Still.
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'Little, crappy' poinsettia grows into monster plant
A "little, crappy half-dead" plant is transformed into a MONSTER poinsettia. CNN's Jeanne Moos turns over a new and bigger leaf.
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Biden transition braces for tough Senate confirmation for Neera Tanden
Joe Biden's transition team is bracing for a tough Senate confirmation battle for the President-elect's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, who is already facing fierce opposition from Senate Republicans.
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Houston Police Department salutes its 1st officer lost to COVID-19
A 36-year veteran of the Houston Police Department was honored with a loving celebration Sunday after he died of COVID-19 complications last Friday, according to reports.
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Ravens and Steelers will try again Wednesday after postponements
The NFL has yet again postponed the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers game, with the rivals set to play now on Wednesday afternoon.
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'The Good Doctor' Season 4, Episode 6 Release Date: When the Show Will Return
"The Good Doctor" Season 4, Episode 6 will air in a few weeks' time as the ABC medical drama heads into its mid-season finale.
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Metro budget cuts weekend service, half of bus routes and closes 19 stations amid dire financial forecast
Metro is proposing to cut 2,400 positions through attrition, buyouts and layoffs, on top of 1,400 others it’s seeking to eliminate.
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Steelers-Ravens game reportedly moved to Wednesday afternoon because of this reason
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens matchup that was rescheduled for Wednesday was bumped up to the afternoon because there were major priorities happening in primetime.
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Colt McCoy has the traits Giants need to fill Daniel Jones void
In the eyes of another career backup quarterback, Colt McCoy checks the two most important boxes for the position. “I’ve always felt that being able to come on the field and fill in for somebody, you need to make good decisions and have some mobility,” Matt Cavanaugh told The Post. “Colt has both of those...
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Adrian Peterson helping Saquon Barkley, Odell Beckham Jr. with ACL recoveries
Future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson is one of the greatest players of all-time at his position.
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Outdoor gyms are great when it's warm. What will exercisers do in winter weather?
Barry's, Equinox and 24 Hour Fitness are among the national clubs offering outdoor workouts, which are safer from COVID-19. But now it's getting cold.      
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St. John’s survives roller-coaster performance to nip Boston College
At its best, Mike Anderson’s relentless uptempo style of play is known as “40 minutes of hell.” This was more like a roller coaster. Fortunately for St. John’s, it survived. But not by much. A 20-point second-half lead got trimmed to one in the final minute. Large stretches of strong play nearly went to waste....
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Triple Take: Which DWCS Season 4 prospect has the best chance at UFC success?
Farah Hannoun, Simon Head and ??? look back at the latest crop of Contender Series graduates, and share their picks for success.       Related StoriesMatchup roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 23-29)Jonathan Pearce used no crowd to his advantage for first UFC winWell-rounded training helped Anderson dos Santos, but on the canvas was a breeze 
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Chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed: We could have herd immunity by May 2021
Dr. Moncef Slaoui, the chief scientific adviser for Operation Warp Speed, says it is possible the United States could reach herd immunity by May 2021.
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Would a Trump 2024 announcement freeze out GOP rivals?
Trump’s flirtation with a third White House run would definitely put a damper on what was thought to be a wide open battle for the GOP 2024 presidential nomination. And it could potentially freeze out early moves by other Republicans with national aspirations.
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Veteran helps service members through free home projects
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