Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Fiction inspired by the pandemic

The literary response to historic tragedies has been a process of absorbing trauma - often beginning with poetry and non-fiction and, after months or years, expanding to narrative fiction.

Sarah Cooper’s comedy moving forward at CBS

The comedian has been active in the comedy scene for several years and published three books

Biden to take oath as 46th US President, Harris as 49th Vice President

Biden will take the oath on his 127-year-old family Bible, which will be held by his wife, Jill Biden.

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

The pardons and commutations for 143 people, including Bannon, were announced after midnight Wednesday in the final hours of Trump's White House term.

US House impeaches President Donald Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection’ at Capitol

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives passed a resolution on Tuesday night by 223 to 205 votes, calling upon upon Pence to mobilise the Cabinet to activate the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office.

FBI warns of ‘armed protests’ at capitol

Posts on pro-Trump and far-right online networks have called for protest action on a number of dates, including armed demonstrations in cities across the country on January 17

Police officer’s death brings US Capitol unrest toll to 5

US Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick was reportedly struck in the head with a fire extinguisher on Wednesday while struggling with the rioters who swarmed through the halls of Congress

Trump signs Tibet policy, stops China from installing own Dalai Lama

This is a decision that strengthened the American policy on Tibet and reaffirmed the government's steadfast support for the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration

Biden to reportedly name California Attorney General as Health Secy

Biden is expected to make the announcement in coming days, along with choices for other key health posts, including head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

Trump and his allies have brought at least 50 legal cases trying to overturn the results in the swing states Biden won — mainly Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Twitter bans dehumanizing content

Twitter and Facebook both stepped up enforcement of policies against harmful and hateful content during the US election campaign, in many cases limiting the reach of comments by President Donald Trump.

Trump asked aides about striking Iran nuke site: Report

Trump reportedly asked the question after a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that Iran was continuing to stockpile uranium.

US polls: Biden overtakes Trump in Georgia vote count

By Friday morning, Biden overtook Trump in the number of ballots counted in the battleground, a must-win state for Trump that has long been a Republican stronghold

Greta Thunberg mocks Trump in his own words

The development comes as President Trump has made controversial broad allegations of voter fraud in Tuesday's election.

Joe Biden says he’s on track to ‘win this election’

When last reports came in Biden had received 237 electoral college votes as against 213 of incumbent President Donald Trump of the Republican Party.

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