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Iraq Military Base Housing US Troops Hit by Missiles

Iraq Military Base Housing US Troops Hit by Missiles

In an attack that mirrors a similar incident over a year ago, an Iraq military base housing US troops was hit by a salvo of missiles Wednesday morning. The attack didn’t kill any US or coalition soldiers, though one civilian contractor died of a heart attack during the attack. The …

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Australia and Facebook Tussle Over Handling of News

Australia and Facebook Tussle Over Handling of News

During the 2016 US Presidential Election, the term “fake news” was thrown around a lot. Facebook’s role at the center of spreading misinformation has been widely criticized by regulators and governments. It only makes sense that Facebook would have an interest in controversial content: it drives engagement, after all. However, …

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Pressure Mounts on Trump as States Certify Election Results

Pressure Mounts on Trump as States Certify Election Results

The election was not the decisive repudiation of Donald Trump that some pollsters predicted, but, in the end, it is clear that the incumbent did not secure reelection. Challenger Joe Biden is projected to finish the race with 306 Electoral College votes, well over the 270 he needed to win …

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President Elect Biden Prepares to Focus on Coronavirus Pandemic

President Elect Biden Prepares to Focus on Coronavirus Pandemic

On Saturday, major news outlets projected that Joe Biden has become the president-elect, citing victories in pivotal states like Pennsylvania and Georgia. Biden is on track to a convincing Electoral College win, and appears to have won the popular vote by some four million votes. This has not stopped the …

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Election Night: No Clear Winner (Yet) for President

Election Night: No Clear Winner (Yet) for President

As of Wednesday morning, there is no clear winner yet in the US presidential race. While Republicans were forecast by pollsters to have a rough night on Tuesday, the race ended up being significantly closer than many expected. At the time of this writing, it appears as though Joe Biden …

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COVID Numbers Soar During Last Week Before Election

COVID Numbers Soar During Last Week Before Election

Despite the assertions from President Donald Trump that the US was “recovering better than any other country” from COVID-19, case numbers in the US are soaring once again. In fact, on Friday, case numbers reached a new daily high and new hospitalizations rose above recent averages. Meanwhile, a coronavirus outbreak …

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Progressives and GOP Endorse Him, but Biden Remains Stubbornly Moderate

Progressives and GOP Endorse Him, but Biden Remains Stubbornly Moderate

Last week, Joe Biden formally accepted the Democratic nomination for the presidential race during the Democratic National Convention. The DNC was a huge virtual stage for the party and had fairly good viewership. Among the speakers were conservatives like John Kasich and progressives like Bernie Sanders and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez. Even …

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Trump Accuses Nevada Democrats of ‘Coup’ Over Mail-in Voting

Trump Accuses Nevada Democrats of ‘Coup’ Over Mail-in Voting

The president has accused the Nevada state legislature of performing a “coup” by authorizing a massive expansion to mail-in voting. On Twitter, Donald Trump wrote “In an illegal late night coup, Nevada’s clubhouse Governor made it impossible for Republicans to win the state. Post Office could never handle the Traffic …

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