Aides to President-elect Joe Biden held at least 20 meetings with Trump administration officials and were in active discussions with every federal agency, as well as the White House, preparing for the daunting task of taking over a crumbling economy and overseeing the distribution of a coronavirus vaccine.
In the two contests that will decide control of the U.S. Senate, it is Warnock, a 51-year-old preacher, who is animating the diversifying Democratic base and is being seen as a ripe target for the GOP.
European leaders acknowledge that the coronavirus is far from under control, but many seem reluctant to keep their economies closed or to stand in the way of family members seeing one another after a year marked by long periods of strict confinement measures and social isolation.
Peter Newsham, who has come under criticism by more liberal members of the city council, will be chief in Prince William County. His surprise departure comes as law enforcement agencies around the country are facing pressure to make swift changes in their departments to answer calls for more just policing.
Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) filed complaints against Giuliani and others working with the Trump campaign, calling for them to be stripped of their law licenses for filing “frivolous” lawsuits and allegedly engaging in “conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation.”
Hundreds of people in a town in Ethiopia’s Tigray region were stabbed, strangled and hacked to death in an apparent ethnically based attack that may amount to crimes against humanity and war crimes, the commission said.
The suspects are accused of negotiating a sales price for the phantom masks that was five times the asking price set by manufacturer 3M, according to the U.S. attorney’s office in the South District of Texas.
The action against OANN, which President Trump’s allies have praised in recent weeks while raging against Fox News for supposed disloyalty following the election, was the latest sign that Silicon Valley remains prepared to enforce policies against false and misleading information.
Families are digging into their storage containers earlier than ever to follow through on one part of the holidays they can control in a year turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic: turning on the Christmas lights.