China Runs Illegal Intimidation Scheme Inside The U.S., DoJ Charges

October 28, 2020 - 1:05pm EDT
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Five people have been arrested and others are facing criminal charges in what Justice Department leaders called a plot by China's government to lean on political opponents with threats and extortion.

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President Trump has not conceded the election, but now that the transition is underway, President-elect Joe Biden can access the same brief about national security threats that Trump receives.

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In remarks on Tuesday, Antony Blinken thanked the people who helped him along the way, including relatives, friends, coworkers — and his bandmates.

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In the final weeks of his administration, President Trump is pushing through policies and making appointments that his successor will have to contend with.

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Control of the Senate is on the line in January's runoff elections in Georgia. And Republican infighting about how the November election was conducted may hurt the party's chances.

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Dana Nessel's office did not outline specific threats against Wayne County Board of Canvassers. The probe was announced a day after Michigan certified that President-elect Joe Biden won the state.

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Harry Dunn's family argued the U.K. government had wrongly granted Anne Sacoolas diplomatic immunity. Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. diplomat, is charged in his death but fled to the U.S.

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Twitter said on Tuesday that after a three-year hiatus, it will again allow users to apply for the coveted blue check mark. The program was paused after a controversy over the badges in 2017.

Nov 24 - 12:21pm EST

President-elect Joe Biden is continuing to build his incoming White House staff, despite President Trump's refusal to admit defeat in the election.

Nov 24 - 8:30am EST

Some Republican lawmakers have publicly urged the president to allow the formal transition process to begin for the good of the country.