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File photos shows Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong (from left), activist Ivan Lam and then-student activist Agnes Chow. The three were sentenced in Hong Kong on Wednesday for their roles in leading last year's anti-government protests. Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong Activists Sentenced For Their Role In Anti-Government Protest

Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam, all in their 20s, have been held since pleading guilty in November for organizing a protest last year that surrounded police headquarters.

Attorney General William Barr said that U.S. attorneys and the FBI have looked into specific allegations but that they have found nothing that would affect the outcome of the election. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Biden Transition Updates

Barr: DOJ Has No Evidence Of Fraud Affecting 2020 Election Outcome

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Barr: DOJ Has No Evidence Of Fraud Affecting 2020 Election Outcome

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Gabriel Sterling, a top Georgia election official, called on President Trump on Tuesday to condemn supporters who have threatened violence against election officials. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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'Someone's Going To Get Killed': Ga. Official Blasts GOP Silence On Election Threats

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An Exxon station in Hicksville, N.Y., in March. Exxon Mobil Corp. announced up to $20 billion in write-downs of natural gas assets, the biggest such action ever by the company. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Exxon Writes Off Record Amount From Value of Assets Amid Energy Market Downturn

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Several COVID-19 vaccines are being studied in trials around the country. Once the Food and Drug Administration authorizes a vaccine for use, health leaders must decide which groups of people get to receive the vaccine first. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Health Care Workers, Nursing Home Residents To Be Prioritized For COVID-19 Vaccine

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File photos shows Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong (from left), activist Ivan Lam and then-student activist Agnes Chow. The three were sentenced in Hong Kong on Wednesday for their roles in leading last year's anti-government protests. Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong Activists Sentenced For Their Role In Anti-Government Protest

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