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Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers and conservative groups opposed President-elect Joe Biden's forthcoming immigration plan Tuesday as massive amnesty for people in the U.S.

Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

HOUSTON — Rapper Bow Wow apologized after Houston’s mayor called him out for attending a crowded gathering at a city nightclub during a weekend packed with concerts as Texas continues to grapple with the coronavirus.

3 militia members charged with plotting Capitol breach

CINCINNATI — Federal authorities presented new details on Tuesday about three self-described members of a paramilitary group who are the first to be charged with plotting the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Natural gas terminal plans in Oregon hit snag over permit

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Georgia certifies Democrats Warnock and Ossoff's Senate wins

Georgia certifies Democrats Warnock and Ossoff's Senate wins

ATLANTA — Georgia's secretary of state certified the results of the two U.S. Senate runoff elections Tuesday, paving the way for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to be sworn in and for Democrats to take control of the chamber.
Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

NEW YORK — The founder and CEO of MyPillow, who amplified President Donald Trump's claims of election fraud, said a backlash against his company has begun after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol this month.
Germany to extend virus shutdown until mid-February

Germany to extend virus shutdown until mid-February

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that Germany is extending its pandemic restrictions, including the closure of schools and stores, until mid-February amid concerns that new mutations of the coronavirus could trigger a fresh surge in cas

Screen Actors Guild may discipline, expel Donald Trump

NEW YORK — After leaving the White House, President Donald Trump may lose his SAG card, too.

Mississippi county to put up marker for lynching victims

OXFORD, Miss. — A Mississippi county will put up a marker to remember Black men who were lynched by white mobs between 1885 and 1935. It will be near a statue that honours Confederate soldiers.
Federal court strikes down major Trump climate rollback

Federal court strikes down major Trump climate rollback

WASHINGTON — In a last-minute slap at President Donald Trump, a federal appeals court struck down one of his administration’s most momentous climate rollbacks on Tuesday, saying officials acted illegally in issuing a new rule that eased federal regul