Discovery+ enters the streaming wars with a big bet on reality TV

Discovery has launched its new streaming service Discovery+ in the U.S. on Monday, hoping to carve out its own unscripted corner of the already crowded streaming space. Discovery+, which debuted in the U.S. Monday after launching in several other countries, dubs itself “the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service.” Its library includes more than 55,000 […]

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Congressman, other Republicans sue Vice President Pence in last-ditch effort to overturn Biden win

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, outside the Capitol, December 3, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Rep. Louie Gohmert became the latest Republican to file a long-shot lawsuit attempting to reverse President-elect Joe Biden‘s victory — this time by suing Vice President Mike Pence. The last-ditch legal effort, filed Sunday, came from […]

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Trump Covid vaccine czar says ‘extremely low’ chance Pfizer and Moderna shots won’t work against new strain

Christy Ruffell, manager of clinic nursing standards at UCHealth Medical Center, left, administers the Covid-19 vaccine to CNA Luis Perez, right, at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital on December 14, 2020 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Helen H. Richardson | The Denver Post | Getty Images President Donald Trump‘s coronavirus vaccine czar said Monday that he expects […]

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Election tech company Smartmatic demands retractions from Fox, Newsmax, OAN over conspiracy theories

Smartmatic, the election technology company that has become embroiled in unfounded conspiracy theories about rigged voting in the 2020 presidential race, on Monday said it is issuing legal notices to three conservative media outlets demanding retractions “for publishing false and defamatory statements.” The Florida-based company has been targeted by President Donald Trump‘s personal lawyer, Rudy […]

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