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Chinese censors ban media featuring ‘time travel,’ ‘lack of positive thinking’

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In a confusing and wide-reaching recent statement, Chinese censors said that TV shows and films featuring “time travel” and fantasy, among other things, will henceforth be banned from the country.

Other themes now banned in Chinese media include: “random compilations of mythical stories, bizarre plots, absurd techniques, […] propagating feudal superstitions, fatalism and reincarnation, ambiguous moral lessons, and a lack of positive thinking.”

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So much for a Chinese Star Trek… Or Back to the Future, for that matter.

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Donald Trump vows he ‘will never concede’ in late night conspiracy-filled rant

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Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential to President-elect Joe Biden, but is still refusing to concede.

White House aides reportedly convinced him to allow Biden to begin his transition by telling him he did not need to use the word "concede."

But that word appeared to be on his mind late Monday night.

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Trump supporters are slowly coming to grips with his miserable defeat

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Arizona Republican likens Trump’s loss to Japan getting nuked while losing WW II — but as a good thing

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President Donald Trump on Monday allowed President-elect Joe Biden's transition to proceed -- while vowing he would never concede.

Despite Trump losing the election, some Trump supporters are refusing to accept the outcome.

One Arizona Republican in Congress, Paul Gosar, drew upon the historical knowledge him learned on his way to becoming a dentist in a bizarre analogy he posted on Twitter.

Gosar suggested the Trump movement would be like an Imperial Japanese soldier in World War II who refused to surrender until 1974.

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