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Top House Democrats Demand Biden Transition Briefing From GSA Chief

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| Democrats want answers from General Services Administration Emily Murphy as to why she has delayed ascertaining President-elect Joe Biden's election win.

Census 'Anomalies' Could Thwart Trump's Bid To Alter Next Electoral College

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The Census Bureau has found routine irregularities in the 2020 census that require more quality checks, throwing into question whether Trump can receive a key set of numbers before his term ends.

Some Faith Leaders Defiant, Others Transparent Over COVID-19 Outbreaks

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Many faith leaders may believe churches are singled out for blame, but one Baptist pastor in Maine called for safety precautions after members tested positive for the coronavirus.

Florida Looks At A Winter Without Canadians

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The coronavirus pandemic continues to rip across the U.S. killing many and infecting hundreds of thousands of people each week. It's also upending part-time residencies between Florida and Canada.

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Australian Special Forces Unlawfully Killed 39 In Afghanistan, New Report Says

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The findings indicate that Australia's special forces soldiers unlawfully killed 39 Afghans nationals or non-combatants during operations from 2009 to 2013.

Former Special Forces Captain Guilty Of Espionage

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Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, code name lkar Lesnikov, pleads guilty to providing intelligence to Russia, and could spend the rest of his life in prison.

Judge Says Coronavirus Can't Be Used As Reason To Quickly Deport Unaccompanied Minors

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Judge Emmet Sullivan issues a preliminary injunction, telling agents to stop the rapid expulsions of kids arriving with no adult. Since March, nearly everyone seeking asylum has been turned back.

For Immigrants, Election Promises Relief From An 'Atmosphere Of Terror'

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The 2020 election is expected to usher in a major shift in immigration enforcement — particularly in suburban Atlanta, where newly elected sheriffs are pledging to limit how they cooperate with ICE.

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Biden's Win Shows Rural-Urban Divide Has Grown Since 2016

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In the 2020 election, the rural-urban divide sharpened even further from 2016, with Republicans consolidating power in rural America which could help them hold onto the U.S. Senate.