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James Corden plays Boris Johnson in SNL sketch of NATO leaders mocking Trump

The Gavin and Stacey star put on a floppy blonde wig to play the Prime Minister and enact a scene from the summit this week when the leaders were caught on camera gossiping about the US President in the Saturday Night Live sketch
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Trump Pulls Back Troops Fighting Al-Shabab Islamic Terrorist Group in Somalia
"While a change in force posture, this action is not a change in U.S. policy," read a Friday statement from the Department of Defense.
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Biden pushes Congress to provide relief for out-of-work Americans
With nearly 11 million people unemployed and more than 400,000 COVID-19 deaths projected by the time he takes office, President-elect Joe Biden said Congress must provide relief for Americans set to lose federal aid in a matter of weeks. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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DeVos extends student loan pause through January
The last-minute extension averts what could have been a potentially chaotic resumption of payments.
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Santa adjusts to new normal during COVID
Santa is doing thousands of virtual visits during the holiday season.
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Kathy Griffin Speaks Out on Legal Nightmare: ‘I’m Not a Terrorist’
John Sciulli/GettyFor three decades, Kathy Griffin made her living as a comedian. “Now I’m a professional defendant,” she says.After undergoing a Secret Service investigation in 2017 over a photo in which she held up a Donald Trump mask covered in fake blood, Griffin has spent much of the past two years embroiled in two separate lawsuits for her response to the Covington Catholic High School students made famous for their confrontation with a Native American activist captured in a viral video.The purported ringleader of the January 2019 scuffle at the March for Life protest near the Lincoln Memorial, Nicholas Sandmann, and his parents famously sued the Washington Post last February for $250 million for defamation, arguing that the national outlet assassinated his character. (His complaint was dismissed in July.)Read more at The Daily Beast.
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D.C. considers canceling admissions test at School Without Walls, an elite public high school, during pandemic
Removing the test could result in a more socioeconomically diverse freshman class.
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Faces of the pandemic: personal stories
Brian Todd reports on some of the most emotional stories of loss and suffering during the pandemic.
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Federal court restores DACA program, orders DHS to begin accepting new applicants
Undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children are again able to apply for DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a federal judge in Brooklyn ruled Friday evening. 
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Donald Trump Gained 4.4 Points in New York City in 2020, Compared With 2016
The steepest increases occurred in the Bronx and Queens, with increases of 6.3 and 5.0 points, respectively.
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Is ‘The Undoing’s Reardon School a Real Place in NYC?
We're taking a look behind the gates of Henry's posh private school.
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Gov. Cuomo says federal program will provide COVID vaccine to nursing homes
New York’s nursing homes — hard hit by COVID-19 — will be able to score the much-sought coronavirus vaccine through a federal partnership with two national pharmacy chains, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday. The governor’s announcement that the Empire State was opting in to the program comes as Cuomo continues to fend off months of...
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Tucker Carlson’s Ugly Anti-Trans Bigotry Flares Into Life. Again.
Chip Somodevilla/GettyOnce upon a time, ugly bigotry on television would get somebody fired, or at least a slap on the wrist from the FCC. But not even a reprimand is likely to come down on Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson or his staff for the despicable anti-trans segment they ran on Thursday night.The most popular cable news host in the nation spent five minutes slamming parents who accept and embrace their transgender children as child abusers, called treatment for them “grotesque” and “an epidemic.”He also misinformed his millions of viewers about a widely-accepted treatment for a genuine medical condition that affects children in the U.S. and around the world: gender dysphoria.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Quarterback Chayden Peery of Sierra Canyon decides to skip senior season
Quarterback Chayden Peery will enroll at Georgia Tech in January after latest CIF season postponement because of the coronavirus.
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Florida judge grants bail to woman accused of killing husband, burying body in backyard
A Florida judge has granted bond to a woman accused of killing her husband five years ago and burying the body under a firepit she built in the backyard, according to a report.
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Giants’ no-name pass rush about to get huge Russell Wilson test
Good thing the Giants still print names on the backs of uniforms. Otherwise, how would anyone recognize who is rushing the passer? Just as the Giants begin Sunday a late-season stretch against a multitude of dual-threat quarterbacks, they are turning to Jabaal Sheard, Trent Harris and rookies Carter Coughlin, Cam Brown and Niko Lalos at...
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Education Dept. Extends Student Loan Payment Freeze Through January
Congress hit pause on federal student loan payments in the CARES Act. The latest extension of this relief will last until after President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
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Student loan payment pause extended to January 31
People with student loans will get another month of relief after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos extended the pause on student loan payments through January 31.
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, December 4, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
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What's on TV Saturday, Sunday Talk: 'Christmas in Evergreen'
What's on TV Saturday, Dec. 5, plus Sunday Talk shows: "Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing" on Hallmark; "Saturday Night Live" on NBC
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Activision Blizzard sues Netflix for poaching CFO Spencer Neumann
Activision Blizzard sued Netflix for poaching its CFO Spencer Neumann in 2018, two years before his fixed contract was scheduled to end. The move follows other lawsuits against Netflix related to executive poaching.
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Candle recall: Nearly 143,000 candles sold at Dollar Tree recalled as high flames could pose fire, burn hazards
Sure Scents 2-1 Peaceful Stream/Moonlit Waves Candles, sold exclusively at Dollar Tree, are being recalled because they pose fire and burn hazards.       
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Letters: Vaccine can't come soon enough to cure their ills
Letters from readers to the Los Angeles Times Sports department.
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What’s Fact and What’s Fiction in Red, White and Blue
Did Leroy Logan really join the police after they beat his own father? Was he actually known as “Judas”? We break it down.
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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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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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