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He claimed without evidence that the nation’s election system was “under coordinated assault and siege” and that it was “statistically impossible” for him to have lost to President-elect Joe Biden.
Attorney General William P. Barr had undercut President Trump’s unfounded claims of a rigged election.
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Little, who has confessed to killing 93 people over four decades, has told police that he intentionally targeted women who would not be missed if they vanished or believed if they survived — often women of color.
Officials said the drawdown would last until after the anniversary of senior Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani’s killing in Baghdad last January.
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With most leading Republicans and Democrats firmly united in their opposition to President Trump’s demands, he is waging an uphill battle that, if nobody blinks, could result in the first veto override of his presidency.
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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany's noncommittal response Wednesday on the president’s support of his attorney general was different from the way she has handled similar questions in the past.
The two sides reached an important agreement on how the talks will proceed. The development comes as violence is rising across Afghanistan.
Some foreign officials complained about a sense of British patriotism and accomplishment over a product by two non-British companies. European Union lawmakers cautioned against a “hasty” rollout.
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He worked to modernize his nation’s institutions and create a centralized government for Europe, only to be voted out of office and disappointed by the European Union.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a foreign terrorist organization.
Social gatherings are still limited to four people and must take place outdoors in Belgium, which has reported more coronavirus-related deaths per capita than any other nation.
A firefighter works to extinguish burning palm trees in Simi Valley, Calif., as the Easy Fire burned through in October 2019, pushed by Santa Ana winds. (Stuart W. Palley for The Post)
California's worst wildfire season on record just won't quit, with a serious threat unfolding late Wednesday and lasting into the weekend.
The agreement followed a years-long Justice Department investigation into claims that some stations don’t accommodate wheelchair users or people with limited mobility.
Parler’s lax moderation policies, in keeping with its claims to being a bastion of free speech, have helped it become a magnet for pornographers, escort services and online sex merchants.
Coronavirus-related hospitalizations and fatalities, which tend to lag spikes in cases, are also trending upward across the region.
Nearly all 500,000 tests were returned to the manufacturer, acting health secretary Dennis Schrader said.
The All Muslim Association cemetery in Stafford County, Va., is running out of room, so the group bought 29 acres for another one. Nearby landowners oppose the effort. (Bill O’Leary/The Post)
A federal lawsuit accuses Stafford County of intentionally blocking the cemetery. County officials say they’re worried it will contaminate nearby wells.
Governors and state lawmakers across the country are working to authorize millions of dollars in new coronavirus stimulus aid, aiming to plug gaping holes in their local economies before the end of the year.
Private payrolls added just 307,000 jobs last month, according to ADP, far less than the 475,000 forecast, data shows.
One of the super freezers is tested in the thermodynamic laboratory at a Desmon facility in Nusco, Italy. (Michele Amoruso)
Desmon, a family-run firm in Italy, is ramping up production to meet demand for highly specialized freezers needed to transport and store the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at extremely cold temperatures.
The president's early-year budget plan had called for the raise along with proposals to reduce the value of retirement benefits.
According to data on the government’s Paycheck Protection Program, about 600 mostly larger companies, including dozens of national chains, received the maximum amount allowed under the program of $10 million.
The National Labor Relations Board rejected Amazon's bid to delay a  hearing on a unionization vote by Alabama warehouse workers into the next year as the company ramped up its anti-union offensive.
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In a game delayed multiple times over a coronavirus outbreak among the Ravens, Pittsburgh remained the only unbeaten NFL team this season with a 19-14 victory against a depleted Baltimore squad.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Allen Sills, the league’s chief medical officer, have not ruled out home-market bubbles during the postseason.
Novak Djokovic won his record eighth Australian Open title in January. (Reuters)
Australian Open officials proposed starting the tennis season’s first Grand Slam on Feb. 8 and subjecting players to a two-week quarantine to defend against the spread of the coronavirus.
Seven U.S. national team players, including Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna, appeared in in six of the eight matches played across the European continent.
At this stage of his career, James is positioned to favor long-term financial security over short-term leverage as he continues to chase Michael Jordan’s mark of six championships. 
A visitor wearing a protective mask takes a picture of the statue of Lucius Verus during the public reopening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this year. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)
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