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Trump Campaign Suffers Fresh Legal Defeats

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Judges rule against president and supporters as federal deadlines loom for final election results An election worker examined a ballot during a recount of votes last month in Marietta, Ga. President Trump’s campaign suffered more legal setbacks in his bid to reverse the November election results and filed a new challenge to the outcome in Georgia. A flurry of court rulings and legal action across six battleground states came Friday as looming federal deadlines could close off Mr. Trump’s ability to further contest President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Mr. Trump has refused to concede the race,  but his legal team has so far been unsuccessful at nearly every turn. On Friday, a Nevada state court dismissed a Republican-backed lawsuit filed in Carson City that claimed the election was beset by irregularities and fraud. The suit asked the court either to declare Mr. Trump the winner or void the results. “Contestants did not prove under any standard of proof that any of Nevada’s election off

Johannes Gutenberg

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"Gutenberg" redirects here. For the Bible, see  Gutenberg Bible . For other uses, see  Gutenberg (disambiguation) . Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg  ( / ˈ ɡ uː t ən b ɜːr ɡ / ; [1]   c.  1400 [2]  – February 3, 1468) was a German  goldsmith ,  inventor ,  printer , and  publisher  who introduced  printing  to Europe with his mechanical  movable-type  printing press. His work started the  Printing Revolution  in Europe and is regarded as a milestone of the second millennium, ushering in the  modern period  of human history; an overview of the wide acclaim of Gutenberg’s accomplishments is found in several sources. [3]  In 1999, the  A&E Network ranked Gutenberg no. 1 on their "People of the Millennium" countdown. [4]  In 1997,  Time–Life  magazine picked Gutenberg's invention as the most important of the second millennium. [5] Four prominent US journalists did the same in their 1998 resume, ranking his impact high in shaping the millennium. [6] T

Alexander Graham Bell

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American inventor Associate Professor of History, University at Albany, State University of New York. Author of  The Telegraph in America, 1832-1920 . See Article History Learn how Alexander Graham Bell went to revolutionize telegraphy but instead invented the telephone Overview of the invention of the telephone, with a focus on the work by Alexander Graham Bell. Contunico © ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Mainz See all videos for this article Alexander Graham Bell , (born March 3, 1847, Edinburgh, Scotland—died  August  2, 1922, Beinn Bhreagh, Cape Breton Island,  Nova Scotia , Canada), Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and teacher of the deaf whose foremost accomplishments were the  invention  of the  telephone (1876) and the refinement of the  phonograph  (1886). Alexander Graham Bell QUICK FACTS View Media Page BORN March 3, 1847 Edinburgh ,  Scotland DIED August 2, 1922 (aged 75) Beinn Bhreagh,  Canada SUBJECTS OF STUDY special education phonograph deafness INVENTIONS Graphophone