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SocialFlow : Outgoing Attorney General William Barr’s appointment of a special counsel to investigate the handling of the Russia probe may make for a tough transition for whomever President-elect Joe Biden taps as Barr's successor. . apne.ws/OqBQF4q

SocialFlow : AP College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo makes his picks for the week including unbeaten No. 14 Coastal Carolina against No. 25 Liberty in a game that was thrown together in August after a rescheduling scramble across college football.

See the picks >> apne.ws/9bqC0F8

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SocialFlow : A TOAST TO YOUR ELF: Santa describes how he plans to unwind after dropping off presents to the children of the world on Christmas Eve.

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SocialFlow : In a 46-minute Facebook video, President Trump recycles misinformation and unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud in the election. Members of his own administration say no proof of such fraud has been uncovered. apne.ws/3gyY2Xp

SocialFlow : #OTD in 1981, Britney Spears was born. Flashback to this sit down interview with Spears in 1999 where she talks about music, family, and performances. apne.ws/lSCeUf9

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SocialFlow : .The Associated Press) 's Twitter Profile">The Associated Press photographers around the world documented the human toll of the coronavirus this year. Daniel Cole photographed a COVID-19 patient being treated at a hospital in Marseille, France, in September.

See more of The Associated Press) 's Twitter Profile">The Associated Press’s top 2020 photos: apne.ws/yATUXeB

#APPhotos2020

SocialFlow : President-elect Joe Biden and top Democrats in Congress offer support for a bipartisan COVID-19 relief effort. The $908 billion package was put forth by senators from both parties in hopes of breaking a monthslong logjam. apne.ws/sIjIFVk

SocialFlow : U.S. hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are engaged in a desperate effort to ease staffing shortages. Some are
trying to lure nurses out of retirement, recruit students and new graduates who don't have their licenses and offering bonuses. apne.ws/gBcL5xS

SocialFlow : A United Nations commission voted to take cannabis off a list of the world's most dangerous narcotics, but kept it in the larger, still strict Schedule I category that also includes cocaine, morphine, opium and oxycodone. apne.ws/SIg6mnp

SocialFlow : A prominent law enforcement training group is promoting a lengthy research document riddled with falsehoods and conspiracies that urges local police to treat Black Lives Matter activists as terrorists plotting a violent revolution. apne.ws/5H1N5xA

SocialFlow : Spidey makeover: New Miles Morales video game takes a different look at Spider-Man.

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SocialFlow : A midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy has become the first Black woman selected for the academy's top student leadership position. Sydney Barber will assume her role as brigade commander next semester. apne.ws/yTHo24l

SocialFlow : Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are urging Congress to approve COVID-19 relief funds without further delay. Meanwhile, Democrats were attacking a decision by Mnuchin to allow five Fed lending programs to expire. apne.ws/V49PtOs

SocialFlow : Unnerved residents of a Boston suburb are changing their routines and paying more attention to their surroundings after a string of unprovoked attacks on men walking alone. apne.ws/MACaUCh

SocialFlow : Bringing #BlackBeauty into the 21st century: Actor Mackenzie Foy shares how the classic tale, published in 1877, was modernized to keep author Anna Sewells intent intact.

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SocialFlow : Arizona Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly is being sworn into the Senate. Kelly defeated Republican Sen. Martha McSally in last month's election. Kelly's arrival means that GOP control of the Senate will narrow to a 52-48 advantage. apne.ws/PkR7mFg

SocialFlow : .The Associated Press) 's Twitter Profile">The Associated Press photographers around the world documented the human toll of the coronavirus this year. Daniel Cole photographed a COVID-19 patient being treated at a hospital in Marseille, France, in September.

See more of The Associated Press) 's Twitter Profile">The Associated Press’s top 2020 photos: apne.ws/UaSlLkB

#APPhotos2020

SocialFlow : The U.S. has tightened rules for service animals on airplanes, saying only specially trained dogs qualify. Airlines said passengers were abusing the rule to bring cats, turtles, pigs and in one case, a peacock aboard. (Removes incorrect reference to TSA.) apne.ws/AbqQpzg

SocialFlow : Health officials urged Americans to stay home over the upcoming holiday season and consider getting tested for coronavirus before and after if they do decide to travel. That’s the same advice the CDC had over Thanksgiving but many traveled anyway. apne.ws/urRky6a