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Joe Biden Misspeaks on Taiwan Again as White House Issues Clarification on China Remarks

The U.S. has long pursued a policy of so-called "strategic ambiguity" on the issue of defending Taiwan.
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COVID-19 Live Updates: Omicron cases in U.S. 'likely to rise' as variant found in dozens of countries
The CDC is warning that Omicron cases are "likely to rise" across the U.S. as the variant spreads to over a dozen states and over 40
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison Following Military Coup
Human rights watchers say the charges against Aung San Suu Kyi are a thinly veiled justification for keeping the popular pro-democracy leader behind bars.
Hawaii faces 'catastrophic flooding' from storms until Tuesday, National Weather Service warns
The Hawaiian Islands could experience "catastrophic flooding" from a storm system lasting until Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Suu Kyi to 4 years
A special court in Myanmar’s capital sentenced the country’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to four years in prison on Monday.
Gardner Minshew shares sweet moment with dad after helping Eagles to win
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Gardner Minshew led the team to a win over the New York Jets on Sunday in his first start with the team since they acquired him in the middle of the season.
Steelers' Mike Tomlin: 'Funny' Ben Roethlisberger retirement rumor was story over weekend
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was bemused after picking up the victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday amid rumors about Ben Roethlisberger’s retirement swirled over the weekend.
The ‘Halo Infinite’ campaign is the closest to perfection in 20 years
Finally, a Halo experience that remembers the player is not meant to look into Master Chief’s eyes; we are meant to look through them.
The ‘Halo Infinite’ campaign is the closest to perfection in 20 years
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Canceling Investors Won’t Fix the London Market
A proposal to phase out income funds so companies feel free to invest is both radical and insufficient at the same time.
Logan Ryan offers to be Giants' QB as team's situation gets murkier: 'I’m going to put it out there'
The New York Giants’ quarterback situation appeared to be more clouded after Sunday’s 20-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Satellite imagery indicates Russian military activity on Ukraine border
Satellite imagery indicates that Russian forces have gathered on the Ukraine border ahead of a planned a video call between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.
Americans in these states could receive extra stimulus checks of $2,000 if they return to work
Americans in some states could be in line to receive an extra stimulus check worth up to $2,000 if they return to the workplace.
South Africa battles Omicron variant, amid hesitancy and complacency
South Africans are now bracing for what they fear will be another hard lockdown, with many pandemic-weary businesses expressing little appetite for the crippling economic consequences of potential new restrictions.
China may be eyeing its first military base on the Atlantic Ocean: report
China appears to be eyeing its first permanent military base on the shores of Africa's Atlantic coast and Washington – not keen on the idea--as already started a diplomatic effort to put the kibosh on any plans, a report said.
Astroworld was Bharti Shahani’s first music festival. She never returned home: ‘We have lost everything’
Bharti Shahani, 22, is among the 10 young people who lost their lives after attending what was supposed to be an evening of dancing and singing after a year and a half of halted music events because of the pandemic.
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Michigan school shooting suspect and his parents isolated in the same facility and under suicide watch, sheriff says
Following Tuesday's deadly school shooting in Oxford, Michigan, and subsequent manhunt and arrest of the suspected shooter's parents, authorities said the three are being housed at the same facility and monitored under suicide watch.
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Myanmar sentences Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison, more verdicts expected
The verdicts come in what is seen as a sham trial to silence a flawed, but popular democracy leader amid growing chaos in the Southeast Asian nation.
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China wants to return to 'zero-Covid.' But cases have been above zero for seven weeks
As the world grapples with the new Omicron coronavirus variant, China is determined as ever to eliminate Covid-19 within its borders -- but it hasn't been able to achieve that ambitious goal for the past seven weeks.
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Didi’s Brief U.S. Foray Is Ending. What Happens Next?
Didi Global Inc. says it plans to delist from the New York Stock Exchange, barely five months after its initial public offering drew the wrath of Beijing. The Chinese ride-hailing giant said it plans to list in Hong Kong instead, allowing existing shareholders to convert their holdings in the company. There are challenges ahead -- for Didi, its shareholders and other Chinese companies looking to go public.
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Bank Executive Bonuses Feed a Bull Market in Bragging Rights
Bosses want some pay inflation, but it’s luck more than skill behind the boom in profits.
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Man with ‘wooden daggers’ threatens woman on NYC subway
The suspect spewed derogatory comments at the 46-year-old victim and made the threats aboard a 4 train.
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Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi gets 4 years in prison for incitement, violating COVID-19 restrictions
Aung San Suu Kyi, the 76-year-old former leader of Burma who was ousted earlier this year during a military coup, was sentenced Monday to four years in prison on charges of incitement and violating COVID-19 restrictions, reports said.
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Kamala Harris described as a ‘bully’ and ‘soul destroying’ boss
Vice President Kamala Harris is described as a “bully” in a new report that brands her as the “common denominator” behind a recent exodus of high-level staffers.
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Mom upset over way her three-year-old smuggled her pet to school
When Lauren Scanlan got a call from the pre-school her 3-year-old attends, she never expected to be told the child had smuggled in the family pet.
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Evergrande shares plummet after debt warning
Shares of Evergrande are plummeting in Hong Kong after the debt-laden developer warned it may not have enough funds to meet its financial obligations.
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison
A court in Myanmar has sentenced deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison, according to a military spokesperson, in the first verdict against the Nobel Peace Prize winner since the military seized power in February.
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Singapore Wants to Lead on Crypto, Not K-Pop Pensions
A coin to take care of BTS may be a bit too much for the central bank, which has for the first time acknowledged digital assets as an “emerging vulnerability.”
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What to watch on Monday: ‘Landscapers’ premieres on HBO
Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 | “A Very Boy Band Holiday” broadcasts on ABC.
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Artist didn’t know Ethan Crumbley’s parents stayed in studio
Andrzej Sikora had a “friendly relationship” with James and Jennifer Crumbley, but was clueless to the charges brought against them.
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Armed robbers break into Palisades home during holiday party
Two armed robbers broke into a residence and stripped guests of jewelry, phones and a watch, according to the homeowners.
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One dead in Oregon plane crash
One person was killed after a plane crashed into a parking lot in Oregon on Sunday night, a report said.
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Power play success providing Islanders hope they can turn things around
The Islanders sounded the right notes after Sunday’s game about seeing things starting to fall into place, and to their credit, did play well in the loss. 
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Opinion: In their moment of need, Steelers make strides toward rediscovering identity
Trailing the rival Ravens in the fourth quarter, the Steelers keyed a crucial comeback with a formula that could serve them well the rest of the year.      
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Gerard Gallant: Maintaining leads key to Rangers’ late-game success
The Rangers have won six of their last seven one-goal games and are 7-1-3 on the season in matchups decided by a single tally.
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Desus & Mero Roast Elon Musk’s Wild New ‘Richard Spencer’ Hairdo
ShowtimeThis past week, World’s Richest Man Elon Musk debuted a new hairstyle that sits somewhere between Gary Oldman’s Zorg from The Fifth Element and neo-Nazi Richard Spencer.“Oh, damn! Elon Musk said, ‘Yo, let me go get the Richard Spencer,’” exclaimed Mero on Sunday night’s edition of Desus & Mero.Not to be outdone, his co-host, Desus, added, “He spent all his Dogecoin on one toupee. He got too much money—he can get better hair than that!”Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Giants’ Kenny Golladay compiling more injuries amid paltry production
Kenny Golladay came to the Giants with a reputation for compiling injuries and touchdowns. 
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C.J. Mosley: Ill-advised Jets penalty was ‘bad play by me’
If there were a window in which the Jets could have stopped the Eagles’ offense on Sunday, it came with three minutes left in the third quarter.
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Kim Dickens Returning to ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ as Madison Clark in Season 7
Dickens will also be a series regular on the just announced eighth season of the series.
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Opinion: Brent Venables gets the keys to the Oklahoma football kingdom at age 50. Seems like the perfect time.
Brent Venables has been handed the keys to a kingdom as a 50-year-old. And that's OK. This seems like the right time. The perfect time.      
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Dole's death prompts nostalgia for a bygone era sullied by Trump's GOP
The bipartisan outpouring of praise following the death on Sunday of Republican Bob Dole, the longtime Senate leader and former presidential nominee, mourned both a man and a more outwardly collegial era as Republicans drive the country toward another debt ceiling deadline crisis and party leadership downplays dangerous radicalism in its ranks.
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Meet the people trying to expand Germany's franchise to immigrants
In Germany's political landscape, one group is significantly absent from the political process -- immigrants. An estimated one in seven German residents, roughly as many as 10 million adults, cannot vote in federal elections, according to MigLoom, an organization for migrant rights. CNN's Salma Abdelaziz follows the stories of three politicians fighting for greater representation.
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Carolyn Hax: Estranged father keeps pressuring child who wants ‘no contact ever’
A father's cruelty led his child to choose estrangement, but he won't take "no contact" for an answer.
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Hints From Heloise: Proceed with caution when buying a pet online
Reader warns against buying a pet online after a bad experience trying to adopt a dog.
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Ask Amy: I think my wife is lazy for not having a career while raising our kids
Reader resentful that wife wants to pursue a second degree after years as a homemaker.
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Miss Manners: Relatives want help with renovations but refuse to spend Christmas together
Reader’s sister-in-law and brother-in-law want help redoing their bathroom, but refuse to spend Christmas together because of the pandemic.
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Jets’ offense barely saw field in miserable third quarter against Eagles
The Jets’ offense spent a good chunk of the middle of Sunday’s game in the same spot as you — watching. 
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Kayleigh McEnany: Media Ask Psaki Softball Questions
During this week's "Sunday Night in America" on Fox News Channel, former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany pointed out a stark difference between her treatment from the media and that of President Joe Biden's press secretary Jen Psaki.
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CNN's Tapper on Peng Shuai: IOC 'Behaving Like a Mob Lawyer,' Has Blood on Its Hands
CNN "State of the Union" host Jake Tapper on Sunday sounded off on Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, whose safety and welfare have been in question since accusing Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of raping her in 2019.
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