Joe Biden urges unity in first speech as president-elect

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first_imgWASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden called on Americans to come together and heal Saturday in his first speech since winning the presidency. “This is the time to heal in America,” he said in a speech in Wilmington, Delaware that capped off a day of celebrations and impromptu parades nationwide. – Advertisement – – Advertisement – “We’ve won with the most votes ever cast for a presidential ticket … and we’re seeing all over this nation, and in all cities in all parts of the country, indeed across the world, an outpouring of joy.” Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden addresses supporters at an election rally, after news media announced that Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election, in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 7, 2020.Andrew Harnik | Reuters Biden said his first priority will be to bring the surging coronavirus pandemic under control. “On Monday, I will name a group of leading scientists and experts as Transition Advisors to help take the Biden-Harris COVID plan and convert it into an action blueprint that starts on January 20th, 2021.That plan will be built on a bedrock of science. It will be constructed out of compassion, empathy, and concern,” he said. “I will spare no effort — or commitment — to turn this pandemic around.”This is breaking news. Please check back for updates. Biden reached out to those voters who supported President Donald Trump, telling the crowd of supporters. “They are not our enemies. They’re Americans.” “I will work to be a president who seeks not to divide but unify. I won’t see red states and blue states, I will always see the United States.”“Let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end, here and now,” he said.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img read more


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first_imgLauren Hill begins hospice care, her family said via Facebook.LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. – Lauren Hill is now receiving hospice care, her family announced Tuesday on Lauren’s Fight for Cure Facebook page.The Lawrenceburg graduate is battling inoperable brain cancer and her story has spread around the world, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for cancer research.Hill, 19, is a freshman at Mount St. Joseph University and made her college basketball debut on November 2.The family said they originally planned to enter hospice by late October or early November.“Overall she has been in good spirits this week and staying busy with special projects,” the family said on Facebook.On Monday, the Dearborn Community Foundation announced the establishment of the Lauren Hill Make A Difference Fund.last_img read more


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first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The son of Celebrity Apprentice host Mark Bouris, is in trouble with police again, this time accusing them of brutality after being ejected from a strip club.Dane Bouris, 34, who runs the Morgans Boutique Hotel in Sydney, was arrested at 4.50 am on Sunday morning after he was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with security at Hollywood Showgirls on the Gold Coast.Bouris later posted a picture of himself with the caption: “GC weak (expletive) cops bashed me for no reason, no charges … It aint right.”But Superintendent Craig Hanlon of Gold Coast police said there was no evidence to support Bouris’ allegations, and said no complaint had been received.The manager of Hollywood Showgirls is backing police, telling The Daily Telegraph any injuries to the man “who went apeshit” probably occurred inside the venue over the several minutes it took ­security staff to evict him.Supt Hanlon said Bouris was being restrained by security and had blood coming from a cut to the back of his head when police arrived.last_img read more