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EMBED >More News Videos Alex Trebek, the longtime host of "Jeopardy," announced Wednesday that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

host Alex Trebek gets emotional over contestant's answer on November 11, 2019.

EMBED >More News Videos 'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek discusses what it's like to host the long-running game show in a 2007 interview.

LOS ANGELES -- Alex Trebek, the beloved host of "Jeopardy!," has died after his open and public battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

"A native of Greater Sudbury, Canada, Trebek began his career as a television and radio newscaster for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

"In March of 2019, Trebek had announced his diagnosis in a video message released on "Jeopardy" social media accounts.

"Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in America, according to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, afflicting an estimated 50,000 Americans each year. »

Stacey Abrams helps raise $3.6m in two days for crucial Georgia Senate runoffs

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Stacey Abrams, the Democratic former candidate for Georgia governor who is credited with motivating voters against Donald Trump in the traditionally red state, has helped raise more than $3.6m in only two days for two crucial US Senate runoffs to be contested in January.

Democrats were disappointed not to take the Senate outright this year but Ossoff and Warnock performed well enough to force run-offs in Georgia.

This is going to be the determining factor of whether we have access to healthcare and access to justice Stacey Abrams. »

George W. Bush congratulates Joe Biden on winning White House, sending message to GOP about election’s outcome

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WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush on Sunday congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on winning the White House, sending a strong message to his fellow Republicans about the legitimacy of an election that President Donald Trump has refused to concede.

Bush, a Dallas resident, said in a news release that he spoke on the phone to Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

“Though we have political differences, I know Joe Biden to be a good man, who has won his opportunity to lead and unify our country,” Bush said. »

Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Dead at 80

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host Alex Trebek died Sunday after a battle with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

host, Trebek racked up a whopping 28 Daytime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Game Show Host, an award he ultimately won seven times.

Trebek is survived by his wife, Jean Currivan Trebek, and their two children, Emily and Matthew. »