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Lara Trump eyes Senate bid in North Carolina: ‘It would be an incredible thing’

Amid rumblings that President Donald Trump could mount another presidential run in 2024, voters may see a Trump on the ballot before that. Lara Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law and campaign adviser, expressed her openness Wednesday to a 2022 Senate bid in her native North Carolina. “It would be an incredible thing. It’s my home state,…MORE

Britain’s final Brexit choice could prolong the worst recession in 300 years

Britain’s final Brexit choice could prolong the worst recession in 300 years

The UK economy is suffering its worst recession in more than 300 years and failing to secure a new trade deal with the European Union will make its recovery even longer and more arduous, according to the country’s independent fiscal watchdog. The Office for Budget Responsibility said on Wednesday that a no-deal Brexit would reduce…MORE

‘The Flight Attendant’ serves up a fun trip thanks to Kaley Cuoco

“The Flight Attendant” feels like the TV equivalent of summer beach reading, in mostly good ways. Kaley Cuoco stars as the globetrotting party gal of the title, who has the unfortunate experience of waking up next to a dead guy. What happens thereafter plays like a Hitchock-ian thriller, punctuated by the comedy of a protagonist…MORE

Simon & Schuster sold to Penguin Random House

Simon & Schuster sold to Penguin Random House

Two of the biggest publishing houses in the US will soon be under one roof. ViacomCBS announced Wednesday it will sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House, which is a subsidiary of German media giant Bertelsmann, for $2.175 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close next year and subject to regulatory approval.…MORE

Biden expected to deliver Thanksgiving address ahead of holiday

Biden expected to deliver Thanksgiving address ahead of holiday

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to deliver a “Thanksgiving address” on Wednesday afternoon in which he will speak to the “shared sacrifices Americans are making this holiday season” and assure the nation “that we can and will get through the current crisis together,” according to the Biden transition team. The Thanksgiving holiday comes as coronavirus…MORE

Chinese leader Xi Jinping congratulates Biden on winning election

Chinese leader Xi Jinping congratulates Biden on winning election

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent a congratulatory message to President-elect Joe Biden, more than two weeks after the Democratic candidate was projected the winner of the US presidential election. “Promoting the healthy and stable development of China-US relations is not only in the fundamental interests of both peoples, but also meets the common…MORE

White House considering lifting European travel restrictions, source says

White House considering lifting European travel restrictions, source says

The White House is strongly considering lifting sweeping restrictions on travel from the European Union and the United Kingdom, an administration official confirmed on Wednesday. Discussions have been ongoing for several weeks now about lifting the restrictions, which ban entry to most foreigners who have been to Europe in the two weeks before their arrival…MORE

Child sex trafficking: It’s probably not what you think it is

“You just have to dance, we can make a little money like that.” That’s what Shandel, then 13, said her boyfriend told her at a party he had taken her to some 12 years ago. And that’s how it all began, Shandel, now 25, recalled. Gradually, the man she thought of as the only person…MORE

Nick Cordero’s widow Amanda Kloots talks about Thanksgiving without him

Nick Cordero’s widow Amanda Kloots talks about Thanksgiving without him

Thanksgiving is sure to be difficult for anyone who has lost someone to Covid-19, and Amanda Kloots understands that well. Her husband, Broadway actor Nick Cordero, died in July after losing his monthslong battle against the coronavirus. He was 41. Kloots chronicled his illness on social media, where thousands rallied behind him, her and their…MORE

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Carrie Underwood Spreads Holiday Cheer on HBO Max This December

Carrie Underwood Spreads Holiday Cheer on HBO Max This December

Carrie Underwood is headed to HBO Max on December 3 with her own holiday special, My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood. Carrie will be performing holiday classics along with her new Christmas songs that can be found on her number-one album, The Gift, which was released back in September. Carrie says “I’m thrilled to…