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All Of Puerto Rico Without Power As Hurricane Arrives

CNN reports: Power has gone out across all of the US territory of Puerto Rico on Sunday, according to PowerOutage.us, as Hurricane Fiona bears down on the islands, which are already grappling with the threat of flooding and mudslides stemming from the Category 1 storm. “Puerto Rico is 100% without power due to a transmission grid failure from Hurricane Fiona,” …

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GOP Candidates Refuse To Say They’ll Accept Results

The Washington Post reports: A dozen Republican candidates in competitive races for governor and Senate have declined to say whether they would accept the results of their contests, raising the prospect of fresh post-election chaos two years after Donald Trump refused to concede the presidency. In a survey by The Washington Post of 19 of the most closely watched statewide …

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Rally Cultists Gave QAnon Salute During QAnon Song

The Insider reports: Former President Donald Trump on Saturday spoke at a rally for Ohio Senate candidate JD Vance while a QAnon song played dramatically in the background, and his supporters raised their fingers in an unusual salute. In recent weeks, Trump has amplified QAnon talking points on his social media, but Saturday night’s spectacle in Youngstown, Ohio, was perhaps …

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GOP Senate Nominee: I Don’t Want Trump To Run Again

“Look, I disagree with our former president. I wouldn’t give pardons to anybody that’s violent. We need to hold people accountable. That should never happen again. “I’m the only Senate candidate for the Republican Party that hasn’t been endorsed by Donald Trump. Probably not going to send me a Christmas card. “I don’t want to see him run again. I …

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Bidens Pay Respects To Queen At Westminster Hall

The Washington Post reports: Thousands of people lined up through the night in the chilly weather on Sunday along the River Thames to pay their final respects to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, as she lies in state at Westminster Hall. Her eight grandchildren — among them Princes William and Harry — briefly stood vigil at her coffin last night. President Biden …

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Census: Hispanics Now Likely Largest Demo In Texas

The Texas Tribune reports: The new population figures, derived from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, showed Hispanic Texans made up 40.2% of the state’s population in 2021 while non-Hispanic white Texans made up 39.4%. The estimates — based on comprehensive data collected over the 2021 calendar year — are not considered official. The bureau’s official population estimates as of …

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Garland Swears In 200 New Citizens On Ellis Island

Gothamist reports: U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland swore in 200 new American citizens from Ellis Island’s Great Hall on Saturday morning, signaling a strong show of support from the Biden administration as New York City contends with an influx of migrants testing its resolve to provide a safe haven for all who seek it. “Just now, each of you took …

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Mike Lindell: I Prayed Warnock And Ossoff Into Office Because It Would Prove There Was “Election Crime”

NBC News reports: Lindell claimed that in January 2021 he was praying that Democrat Sens. Ralphael Warnock (D-GA) and Jon Ossoff (D-GA) won their Senate runoff races because it apparently makes alleged election fraud that much easier to believe. “All of a sudden I started praying. I go, God, please let them take both of these senators. And you’re going, …

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EU Proposes €7.5B Cut To Hungary Over Corruption

Reuters reports: The European Union executive recommended on Sunday suspending some 7.5 billion euros in funding for Hungary over corruption, the first such case in the 27-nation bloc under a new sanction meant to better protect the rule of law. The EU introduced the new financial sanction two years ago precisely in response to what it says amounts to the …

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Dozens Of Extremists Arrested At Serbia’s EuroPride Event, Parade Takes Place Under Riot Police Protection

The Guardian reports: Serbian police arrested more than 64 people as thousands of LGBTQI+ activists turned out for Belgrade’s EuroPride march on Saturday, despite a government ban. The event had been intended as the cornerstone event of the EuroPride gathering. But the interior ministry banned the march earlier this week, citing security concerns after rightwing groups threatened to hold protests. …

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