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US election 2020: Biden will be certified Georgia winner after hand recount

US President-elect Joe Biden’s narrow victory in Georgia will be officially certified by Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. It comes as legal efforts by Donald Trump’s allies to challenge his defeat were dismissed in three other states. The Democrat beat his Republican rival in Georgia by 12,284 votes, according …

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Trump Fires Top US Cybersecurity Agency Chief Christopher Krebs

President Trump on Tuesday fired his top election security official Christopher Krebs (no relation). The dismissal came via Twitter two weeks to the day after Trump lost an election he baselessly claims was stolen by widespread voting fraud. Krebs, 43, is a former Microsoft executive appointed by Trump to head …

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Murphy’s choice: Fed official has say on transition launch

By AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of an obscure federal agency that is holding up the presidential transition knew well before Election Day that she might soon have a messy situation on her hands. Before Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom …

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Khashoggi’s fiancee calls on world leaders to boycott G20 summit

By Middle East Eye Hatice Cengiz says Jamal Khashoggi’s murder alerted international community to ‘ill-treatment of women and prisoners of conscience’ Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has urged world leaders to boycott the G20 Summit which will be hosted by Saudi Arabia later this month. Speaking at this …

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