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NY Governor To Get Emmy Award For COVID Briefings

Just in via press release: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York will receive this year’s International Emmy® Founders Award, in recognition of his leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic and his masterful use of television to inform and calm people around the world. The Emmy® will be presented to Governor Cuomo, also a New York Times best-selling author, during the …

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Canada Renews US Border Closure For Another Month

The Washington Post reports: Americans hoping to travel to visit their northern neighbors might not be able to this year. Canada’s border closure to nonessential travel has been extended until Dec. 21, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in a tweet on Friday. Border conditions were set to expire on Saturday if they were not renewed. Canada’s border closed on …

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Losing Senate Candidate Wants Delay In Certifying MI

The Detroit Free Press reports: John James, the Republican candidate for a U.S. Senate in the Nov. 3 election, asked the Board of State Canvassers Friday to delay its certification of Michigan’s statewide election results. The four-member board, composed of two Republicans and two Democrats, is scheduled to meet Monday to certify the results, amid ongoing efforts by Republican Donald …

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SCOTUS Cancels Arguments In Case Brought By Trump

Reuters reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled oral arguments next month over President Donald Trump’s bid to keep Congress from seeing material withheld from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian political meddling, raising the possibility that the justices may never rule on the issue. The court granted a request from the Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary …

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Trump Legal Team Can’t Attend WH Meeting With MI Lawmakers Because They’ve Been Exposed To COVID

Axios reports: Rudy Giuliani and other key members of President Trump’s outside legal team won’t be attending today’s meeting with two Michigan lawmakers because they’ve been exposed to the coronavirus, two sources familiar with the internal discussions tell Axios. Why it matters: This added turmoil inside the president’s legal operation comes at a time when the president is urging Republican …

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McEnany To CNN Reporter: “I Don’t Call On Activists”

The Independent reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was heckled to concede the president’s defeat during her first briefing in 49 days. Donald Trump’s spokesperson was shouted at by Playboy reporter Brian Karem as she took questions on the coronavirus. “When will you admit you lost?” heckled Mr Karem loudly from the back of the briefing room. Ms McEnany …

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Trump-Appointed Federal Appeals Court Judges Strike Down Palm Beach County’s “Conversion Therapy” Ban

Via press release from Lambda Legal: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit today reversed a lower court ruling and struck down local Palm Beach County. Florida, and City of Boca Raton ordinances banning so-called conversion therapy on minors. Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings issued the following statement: “The City of Boca Raton and Palm Beach County joined …

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Pizza Worker’s COVID Lie Shut Down Australian State

The Guardian reports: South Australia’s six-day lockdown will end three days early at midnight on Saturday after it was revealed a male who tested positive for Covid-19 had lied to contact tracers over working in a pizza bar where another case had worked. The state’s premier, Steven Marshall, made the admission after contact tracers further investigated a male with Covid-19 …

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