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Trump urges ‘MAGA’ voters to back Glenn Youngkin in Virginia

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Former President Donald Trump referred to as on “each MAGA voter” in Virginia to get behind Republican Glenn Youngkin’s bid to defeat Democrat Terry McCauliffe in Tuesday’s gubernatorial election, warning, “The whole lot is on the road.”

​”​Hopefully everybody will get out and VOTE tomorrow for Glenn Youngkin, who shall be a unbelievable Governor for the Nice State of Virginia. Glenn is a really profitable businessman who is aware of easy methods to make Virginia’s economic system (which is doing poorly!), nice—and he has had my Full and Complete Endorsement for a lot of months!​,” Trump mentioned in a press release despatched through e-mail on Monday.​

The previous president famous Youngkin’s help for fogeys in Virginia who’re against the instructing of important race concept within the state’s colleges, a difficulty which may be propelling the Republican candidate’s current rise within the polls.

​”Glenn believes in FREEDOM, together with freedom for fogeys who desire a good schooling for his or her youngsters. He’s additionally a robust believer in our now underneath siege Second Modification, and loves our Army and our Vets​,” the forty fifth president mentioned.

Donald Trump mentioned, “The whole lot is on the road” in Virginia’s gubernatorial election.
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He ended his assertion endorsing Youngkin with a dire caveat.

“The whole lot is on the road on this election, and each MAGA voter ought to strongly help Glenn Youngkin. We should win larger than the margin of fraud by flooding the polls with people who consider in America First. Please vote on Tuesday for Glenn Youngkin​ ​—​ ​he won’t allow you to down!​,” Trump mentioned. ​

Trump, who reportedly plans to carry a tele-rally for the Republican candidate Monday night, informed Fox Information’ Jeanine Pirro in an interview on Saturday that his supporters are the important thing to Youngkin knocking off McCauliffe, who served as governor from 2014 to 2018. 

​”​My base has to prove. If my base seems, he’s going to win and I hope they prove. I actually need them to prove​,” Trump mentioned on “Justice with Decide Jeanine.”​

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin and his wife Suzanne Youngkin greet supporters
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin is working towards former Governor Terry McAuliffe.
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Pirro identified that McCauliffe and Democrats are portray Youngkin as an “acolyte” of Trump, hoping to show off voters in a state President Biden gained by 10 proportion factors in 2020.

​”​Effectively, I believe it backfires as a result of I believe that will get the bottom to come back out and vote by doing that. By hooking me with him, as a lot, and I do know him a bit bit, however I actually know him as a superb particular person​,” the previous president mentioned. ​

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Woman charged after setting fire in COVID quarantine hotel

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A 31-year-old girl in Australia has been charged with arson after she set fireplace to the COVID-19 quarantine resort the place she was staying on Sunday morning, authorities mentioned.

The unidentified girl lit the hearth within the Eleventh-floor room the place she was quarantined together with her two kids on the Pacific Resort Cairns within the northern metropolis of Cairns, the BBC reported.

Nobody was injured within the blaze, however greater than 160 folks had been pressured to evacuate, police mentioned.

Appearing Chief Superintendent Chris Hodgman mentioned the girl was in custody and police had been caring for her kids.

He mentioned the girl had been in quarantine for a few days and there had been points together with her that authorities “had been managing,” Hodgman mentioned.

The incident got here as tensions rose in components of Australia attributable to COVID-19 restrictions and the most recent considerations over the emergence of the Omicron variant, which was first detected in South Africa by scientists.

It’s unclear whether or not the variant causes extra extreme illness.

Police have charged a lady with arson after a hearth destroyed a part of a Covid-19 quarantine resort in Cairns Metropolis on November 28, 2021.
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Smoke billows over the Pacific Hotel after a woman set a fire in her room forcing 160 people to be evacuated.
Smoke billows over the Pacific Resort after a lady set a hearth in her room forcing 160 folks to be evacuated.
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However in response to the variant, the federal government has banned international vacationers from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, the Seychelles, Malawi and Mozambique.

Australian residents coming back from these nations might be required to quarantine for 14 days in motels.

Beforehand, quarantine guidelines utilized to unvaccinated vacationers getting into the nation.

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Thanksgiving air travel hits near pre-pandemic level: TSA

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Thanksgiving vacationers flocked to the air this week forward of the vacation — with the variety of air vacationers screened by the Transportation Safety Administration almost matching that of 2019, earlier than the coronavirus pandemic hit. 

The TSA said in a tweet Thursday that it screened roughly 2.3 million vacationers at US airports on Wednesday, which is about 88 % of the site visitors recorded on the day earlier than Thanksgiving in 2019. 

The airports have been equally packed on Tuesday, with greater than 2.2 million passengers taking to the skies, the company stated in another tweet. That determine is the same as about 91 % of the site visitors recorded on the corresponding day in 2019. 

Vacationers make their approach via safety at Denver Worldwide Airport on Nov. 24, 2021.
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Chatting with CNN, TSA chief David Pekoske stated the company’s focus is to make sure all vacationers are secure amid the surge in aircraft ridership. 

“We’ve checked out passenger quantity projections, we’ve labored with the carriers and with the airports, and collectively we’re prepared for the Thanksgiving vacation,” Pekoske stated. “Our aim is to make it as secure and safe and as pleasing for individuals as we presumably can.”

On Wednesday, Lawyer Basic Merrick Garland stated he was directing federal prosecutors to prioritize instances involving unruly airline passengers after a string of high-profile disturbances on planes in latest months. 

Passengers deplane from an airplane after landing at the Albuquerque International Sunport on November 24, 2021 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Passengers deplane at Albuquerque Worldwide Sunport on Nov. 24, 2021.
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In a memo, Garland stated the violent conduct that’s turn out to be widespread amongst air vacationers endangers everybody aboard a flight. 

“Passengers who assault, intimidate or threaten violence in opposition to flight crews and flight attendants do greater than hurt these workers; they forestall the efficiency of crucial duties that assist guarantee secure air journey,” Garland stated within the memo.

“Equally, when passengers commit violent acts in opposition to different passengers within the shut confines of a industrial plane, the conduct endangers everybody aboard,” he added.

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Pa. Senate contender Parnell halts bid after custody ruling

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Republican US Senate candidate Sean Parnell introduced Monday he’s suspending his Pennsylvania marketing campaign after a decide granted his estranged spouse full custody of their three youngsters following home abuse allegations. 

Parnell, who has denied the claims, mentioned he intends to ask the courtroom to rethink its ruling and doesn’t really feel he can proceed within the race whereas the matter roils his household. 

“I strongly disagree with the ruling immediately and I’m devastated by the choice. I plan on asking the courtroom to rethink this choice. Within the order, two of the main components that weighed closely within the decide’s choice revolved round me being a number one U.S. Senate candidate,” Parnell mentioned in a press release.  

“There may be nothing extra vital to me than my youngsters, and whereas I plan to ask the courtroom to rethink, I can’t proceed with a Senate marketing campaign. My focus proper now’s 100 [percent] on my youngsters, and I need them to know I would not have some other priorities and can by no means cease preventing for them. Thanks.”

Sean Parnell addresses the digital Republican Nationwide Conference on August 24, 2020.
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Sean Parnell, Republican U.S. Representative candidate from Pennsylvania, speaks during a campaign rally for U.S. President Donald Trump in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020
Sean Parnell speaks throughout a marketing campaign rally for Donald Trump in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020.
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Through the custody trial, Parnell’s spouse, Laurie Snell, accused him of each verbal and bodily abuse. At occasions, Snell attributed the habits of Parnell — a former Military Ranger who served in Afghanistan — to PTSD. 

In 2020, Parnell was narrowly defeated by Democrat Conor Lamb within the race to symbolize Pennsylvania’s seventeenth Congressional District. He was endorsed by former President Donald Trump to win the GOP main within the battle to fill the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Pat Toomey (R-Pa.).

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