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JOE BIDEN ELECTED 46TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

JOE BIDEN ELECTED 46TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

Georgia becomes latest state called for Biden by the AP — and one of the first to certify its result.

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Hedge funds deliver worst performance since 2011 by this measure

For the biggest active fund managers, it is decidedly a poor stretch of comparative performance, according to data from J.P. Morgan, which indicates that returns against a benchmark, known as alpha in the parlance of inves...

by Mark DeCambre
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Electoral College confirms Joe Biden as president-elect amid threats of violence and Trump protests

The Electoral College formally declared Joe Biden president-elect Monday, after California cast its 55 votes for the former vice president and put him beyond the 270 vote threshold needed to secure victory.

by Chris Matthews
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Why December’s Small-Cap Rally Might Not Last

Electoral College confirms Biden presidency, U.S. begins vaccine rollout, bipartisan stimulus proposal released, but deal still looks far off, and other news to start your day.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates Joe Biden as next U.S. president

Putin's message to Biden came a day after the Electoral College confirmed Biden as the nation’s next president,

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Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses Trump election lawsuit

A narrowly divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday rejected President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his election loss in the battleground state about an hour before the Electoral College cast Wisconsin's ...

by Associated Press

Electoral College meets amid threats of violence and Trump protests

The Electoral College vote takes place Monday, with electors across the country set to formally anoint Joe Biden president elect, but unlike previous years when the vote was seen as a formality, the proceedings could ...

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Court declines to hear Texas case, nixing Trump hopes to overturn election

The Supreme Court decided on Friday not to hear a case filed by Texas that sought to have the results of the presidential elections in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin declared unconstitutional, and therefore ...

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News Updates: Critical Care Nurse Receives First Vaccine in New York

Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.

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Electoral College Meets to Cast Votes Today. What to Know.

President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election will be ratified by the Electoral College on Monday

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Airbnb and DoorDash Weren’t the Last Big IPOs of 2020. Burger King India Is Next.

Americans will start getting the Pfizer vaccine this week, the Electoral College will meet to cast votes today, Europe headed toward holiday lockdowns, and other news to start your day.

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As Electoral College vote looms, many avenues remain for Republican obstruction, experts say

Unlike previous elections when the Electoral College vote was seen as a formality, the proceedings and the key events that follow the vote could be packed with drama as President Donald Trump and elected Republicans around...

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Caribbean-American voters might impact tight Georgia Senate runoffs

The tiny but growing West Indian and Caribbean communities within the Atlanta metro and north Atlanta area of Georgia might end up playing an outsized role in the tight runoff election for Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats o...

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Frustrated Trump mulls appointing special counsel to probe election, Hunter Biden

President Trump has expressed interest in pursuing the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations of fraud in the November elections and issues related to Hunter Biden, according to people familiar with th...

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Top 2 Republicans in House now support Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn presidential election

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise have formally pledged their support for a lawsuit seeking to have the results of the presidential elections in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michi...

by Chris Matthews
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Gold tallies a gain for week as U.S. fiscal and Brexit risks rise

Gold futures rise on Friday to tally a gain for the week as investors in the precious metal respond to the risk of fiscal deadlock in Washington, the possibility of a Brexit without an E.U. trade deal, and some signs of U....

by Myra P. Saefong
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Airbnb’s IPO Is Guaranteed to Be a Success. Here’s Why.

FTC sues to force Facebook to divest of Instagram and WhatsApp, the ripple effects of DoorDash’s blockbuster IPO, GE to pay $200 million to settle SEC probe, and other news to start your day.

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Trump-appointed cybersecurity official Krebs files suit over death threats since he vouched for election's legitimacy

Christopher Krebs says in the suit that he has been "bombarded" with threats since attorney Joseph diGenova appeared on the pro-Trump TV network Newsmax and called for Krebs to be killed.

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Georgia Republicans seek to sharply curtail absentee voting

Also targeted by Republican state lawmakers: ballot drop boxes.

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House passes defense bill with veto-proof majority

The Democratic-controlled House on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging defense policy bill, even as President Donald Trump renewed his threat to veto the bill unless lawmakers clamp down on social media companies he claims wer...

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In Georgia debate, Loeffler refuses to acknowledge Trump lost election

Asked specifically about President-elect Joe Biden's victory in Georgia and whether she agreed with Trump's unfounded accusations of widespread voter fraud, Loeffler sidestepped the matter. "The president has every right t...

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