Trump news live: President makes Thanksgiving call to troops after lashing out at Fox News

<p>President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden give a Thanksgiving address calling for Americans to sacrifice their large gatherings for the sake of their neighbours</p>

Donald Trump on Thursday was making his traditional call to the troops stationed around the world, contacting them via video link from the White House. 

The president and first lady have skipped their usual Mar-a-Lago retreat and instead were remaining in Washington.

Mr Trump spent Thursday morning playing golf, tweeting about Fox News and  gloating about his bitter rival Andrew Cuomo’s loss in the Supreme Court, after the justices ruled against his plan to limit attendance at religious services due to the pandemic.

“HAPPY THANKSGIVING,” the president tweeted, with a link to the ruling against New York’s governor.

Joe Biden, meanwhile, is in Delaware at home and has issued a Thanksgiving message to the country he will soon lead, telling them that their sacrifice

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President-elect Joe Biden delivers Thanksgiving address

With COVID-19 cases surging nationwide, Biden called on Americans to take precautions to try to stem the tide of the virus, by wearing masks and social distancing.

WILMINGTON, Del. — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.”

Biden, in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation, put the surging pandemic front and center, pledging to tap the “vast powers” of the federal government and to “change the course of the disease” once in office. But for that to work, he said, Americans must step up for their own safety and that of their fellow citizens.

“This is the moment when we need to steel our spines, redouble our efforts and recommit ourselves to

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Biden appeals for unity in Thanksgiving-eve address – U.S.


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WILMINGTON, Del. — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.”


Biden, in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation, put the surging pandemic front and center, pledging to tap the “vast powers” of the federal government and to “change the course of the disease” once in office. But for that to work, he said, Americans must step up for their own safety and that of their fellow citizens.


“I know the country

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Anti-trans activists whose threats ‘stir up hatred’ will be breaking the law

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf. (Fraser Bremner – Pool/Getty Images)

Scotland’s justice minister has confirmed that new hate crime legislation will mean anti-trans activists who “aggressively campaign” against transgender people will be breaking the law.

While saying that “trans women are not women” will not be criminalised, activists who accompany that comment with “threatening behaviour” could be prosecuted under new “stirring up hatred” offences.

Humza Yousaf was questioned about Scotland’s new hate crime bill at a meeting of MSPs at Holyrood’s justice committee on Tuesday (24 November).

Asked if the new law would criminalise those who say “trans women are not women”, Yousaf said: “No, not as an opinion. It may be offensive to some, controversial to others, the mainstream view for many others, but simply expressing an opinion isn’t itself criminal.”

He then added: “If there’s threatening behaviour which accompanies that expression and it can be proved beyond reasonable

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Title of IUPUI criminal justice course generates some controversy – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A criminal justice course at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is making national headlines.

The full course title is “Defund the Police? Race, Policing, and Criminal Justice Reform.”

It’s going viral online thanks to those who have highlighted those first three words and erased the rest of the title.

Still, some with a background in law enforcement tells News 8 in this highly charged environment, it might be time to change the name completely.

This semester’s course is getting plenty of buzz for the title, not so much the subject matter which is a history of policing in America up to the present day.

But most writing about the course are deleting the last two thirds and a very important question mark leaving just “Defund the Police.”

“Iit’s unfortunate that folks jumped to conclusion without actually understanding what the nature of the discussion would be,” said Thomas Stucky,

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Nipomo golf course murder: Santa Maria woman to stand trial

A Santa Maria woman must stand trial on charges related to the killing of a man whose remains were found in a pond at a Nipomo golf course in a case reportedly linked to members of the Aryan Brotherhood.

Kimberly Machleit, 36, has been charged with murder and a sentencing enhancement for use of a firearm in the death of Joseph Govey, 53, of Santa Maria in late 2018.

She is one of three people arrested in connection with the killing, but the only defendant involved in the preliminary hearing held Friday in Santa Maria Superior Court before Judge John McGregor.

At the end of the hearing, McGregor ruled sufficient evidence existed for Machleit to stand trial.

Preliminary hearings allow prosecutors to spell out evidence in a case and typically involve limited presentations from the defense.

However, Machleit’s attorney, deputy public defender Jess McHarrie, suggested self-defense or an accident as

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In Memoriam: Thomas F. Broden, emeritus professor of law | News | Notre Dame News

University of Notre Dame Law Professor Emeritus Thomas F. Broden Jr. — a pioneer in clinical legal education and a skilled advocate for civil rights and the indigent — died Nov. 20 at his home in South Bend. He was 96.

Inspired by the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas, Broden conceived of the law as an instrument to advance the greater good, and in particular to protect the rights and dignity of individuals with less power and influence in society. He joined the Notre Dame Law School faculty in 1950 and served the University, the South Bend community and the U.S. government in numerous ways.

Broden taught a wide variety of courses, including jurisprudence, criminal law and administrative law. For many years, he also taught a course called Law and Poverty, in which students spent a semester working with a local community organization. In 1965, he worked with the federal

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Firearm law training for Reserve Force regiment

The majority of military deployments inside South Africa’s borders are classed as operations other than war (OOTW) and this has brought about change as regards certain legal aspects on the role of soldiers.

This saw Cape Town-based Reserve Force unit, the Nelson Mandela Artillery Regiment (formerly the Cape Field Artillery), present an extensive course titled “the Firearm Control Act learning programme” (FCALP) for gunners and other musterings. Major D Coetzee of the regiment notes in a post on the Reserve Force website “most opportunities at Fort iKapa are shared and other units joined in”.

“The FCA LP is a vital course before any member can be called up for guard duty or other deployment. If not FCA LP qualified, the member does not qualify for call-ups. The main aspects of the course include safety precautions, musketry coaching and legal aspects around

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Trump Supporter Charged, Coughed on Protester at Prez’s Golf Course

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Insight: Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf on how personal experience is driving him to get hate crime bill into law

IT’S less than 24 hours since Humza Yousaf heard the news: that Stuart Smith, from Gretna Green, had been found guilty of a hate crime against him.

Picture : John Devlin. 19/11/2020. Broughty Ferry.

Portrait of Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice.

Humza Haroon Yousaf is a Scottish politician who has served as Cabinet Secretary for Justice since 2018. A member of the Scottish National Party, he has been Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Pollok since 2016, having previously been an MSP for the Glasgow region from 2011 to 2016.
Picture : John Devlin. 19/11/2020. Broughty Ferry. Portrait of Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice. Humza Haroon Yousaf is a Scottish politician who has served as Cabinet Secretary for Justice since 2018. A member of the Scottish National Party, he has been Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Pollok since 2016, having previously been an MSP for the Glasgow region from 2011 to 2016.

“Humza Yousaf, good Scots name,” the 63-year-old former farmer had tweeted shortly after the Bataclan massacre in Paris in 2015. “I am sure he is 90% backing Muslim killers. Be having a whip round for terrorist families soon.”

“I remember the blow to my stomach when I saw it,” the Justice

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