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(CNN)The Trump administration is frenetically throwing up road blocks in a belated grasp for a strategy to slow a Democratic impeachment machine the President is now branding a “coup.”But the intrigue that has pitched Donald Trump’s presidency into its deepest-ever crisis took a new twist after the independent inspector general from the State Department, Steve…

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(CNN)The Trump administration is frenetically throwing up road blocks in a belated grasp for a strategy to slow a Democratic impeachment machine the President is now branding a “coup.”But the intrigue that has pitched Donald Trump’s presidency into its deepest-ever crisis took a new twist after the independent inspector general from the State Department, Steve Linick, asked for an “urgent” briefing with congressional committees on Wednesday about documents related to the Ukraine scandal. A congressional aide described the request as “highly unusual and cryptically worded.”The dramatic development came after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attempted to prevent witnesses linked to his department from appearing on Capitol Hill in the coming days. The move appeared to be an attempt to buy time to come up with a long term blueprint to save Trump by turning the politics of impeachment.Pompeo’s initiative was at least more substantive than Trump’s tweeting and cable news appearances from conspiracy-theory touting supporters that constituted his early defense.But the sharp Democratic response to Pompeo’s claims of bullying against potential witnesses, and a key source’s decision to show up anyway, suggested that the added gravity of a formal impeachment process could shift Washington’s balance of power.It is only a week since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally announced an impeachment probe into evidence that Trump pressured Ukraine to dig up dirt on his potential 2020 rival Joe Biden. But the drama has turned Washington on its head and comprehensively altered the dynamics of the Trump presidency. Trump appears under siege from multiple directions. Late Tuesday, for example, The New York Times cited administration officials as saying the President previously suggested fortifying his southern border wall with a trench filled with alligators and snakes and wanted to shoot undocumented migrants in the legs.Fast-moving developmentsThe latest fast-moving developments show how Democrats are using their constitutional authority to quickly build a framework for their investigation.”This is an extraordinary crime. I suspect this is the greatest crime a president has committed in my lifetime,” Rep. Mike Quigley, a Democratic member of the House Intelligence Committee told CNN’s John Berman Tuesday.The pace is sure to heat up Wednesday with Pelosi and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff and the President himself expected to hold news conferences.Trump offered Americans a glimpse into the state of his mind at the end of a tumultuous day with a unfounded tweet that warned illegal attempts were underway to steal the votes and constitutional rights of his supporters.”As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the conclusion that what is taking place is not an impeachment, it is a COUP,” Trump declared.Aside from the inflammatory social media posts, the White House clearly understands that its best interests lie in stalling the inquiry for as long as possible, likely with legal challenges challenging subpoenas to give its surrogates time to fog the case and to build public frustration with impeachment.A day after being subpoenaed for documents related to his role in consultations with Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani, the President’s personal lawyer, engaged his own counsel, and in an historical echo chose former Watergate prosecutor Jon Sale.The former New York mayor has not said if he will comply with the subpoena. But he could be an early test case of the administration’s intentions to gum up the impeachment works with contentious legal challenges that could last for months.”I really have to study it. I can’t shoot from the hip,” Sale told CNN’s Michael Warren.”Every time I turn around, Rudy’s on another TV show,” Sale continued. “He and I could have a conversation, and then I turn on the television and he could be doing something else.”‘Intimidation and bullying’Pompeo, one of the President’s most valued aides, launched the most serious attempt yet by the administration to disrupt the impeachment investigation.In a letter to House Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Eliot Engel, he said the proposed timetable for witnesses to testify in the coming days was too compressed.In a tweet, the nation’s top diplomat warned the request could be “understood only as an attempt to intimidate, bully, & treat improperly the distinguished professionals of the Department of State, including several career (foreign service officers).”The Democratic response was swift, reflecting an apparent belief among party leaders that they have the upper hand over the administration in the early stage of the probe.In a letter to Pompeo, who is in Europe, the chairmen of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees said that holding back testimony “is illegal and will constitute evidence of obstruction of the impeachment inquiry.”In effect, the chairmen were warning that an attempt to frustrate the impeachment inquiry could eventually itself turn into a rationale for impeachment.The administration has been largely successful in derailing previous Democratic efforts to oversee the White House by launching legal challenges and sweeping executive privilege claims. But impeachment already looks like a different animal.The lawmakers also accused Pompeo of intimidating State Department witnesses to protect himself and the Ambassador Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine who had been scheduled for a deposition on Thursday, has made clear he still plans to show up, despite Pompeo’s letter.The other officials schedules to be deposed by the House Foreign Affairs Committee include former US Ambassador to Kiev Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch, Counselor T. Ulrich Brechbuhl and Ambassador Gordon Sondland — who were mentioned in the whistleblower complaint that helped trigger the impeachment push.A fifth official — Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent — has overseen policy on Ukraine at the State Department since September 2018 and was previously the deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Ukraine.Yovanovitch, who was previously scheduled to appear Wednesday, will now do so on October 11 with the agreement of both the Committees and counsel, a congressional aide told CNN.Democrat calls for Trump to be jailed The President stayed out of sight at the White House on Tuesday. But he was as active as ever on Twitter, seeking to discredit the whistleblower much as he attempted to impugn the credibility of special counsel Robert Mueller.”If the so-called ‘Whistleblower’ has all second hand information, and almost everything he has said about my ‘perfect’ call with the Ukrainian President is wrong (much to the embarrassment of Pelosi & Schiff), why aren’t we entitled to interview & learn everything about…the Whistleblower,” Trump wrote, decrying another “Democratic hoax.”In fact, the whistleblower’s complaint was judged urgent and credible by the intelligence community’s independent, Trump-appointed inspector general for the intelligence community Michael Atkinson.And on Monday, Atkinson issued a highly unusual statement rejecting the central plank of Trump’s argument — that the whistleblower based his complaint on hearsay.While events seemed to be running largely in the favor of Democrats on Tuesday, there was another sign of a breach in discipline that could harm their efforts to avoid the political pitfalls of impeachment.”I’m calling on the GOP to stop Trump’s filthy talk of whistleblowers being spies & using mob language implying they should be killed,” California Rep. Maxine Waters tweeted. “Impeachment is not good enough for Trump. He needs to be imprisoned & placed in solitary confinement.”The tweet was a far cry from Pelosi’s request for her party to approach the impeachment process in a non-partisan and “prayerful” manner.CNN’s Kylie Atwood and Manu Raju contributed to this story
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All the best Black Friday deals you can shop at Amazon right now

(CNN) —   Today’s the day. Black Friday is here, and so are incredible savings on products across all categories at Amazon. The mega retailer is rolling out deals upon deals on everything from giftable favorites to every-day necessities. With so many sales to choose from, we’re here to make your Amazon shopping a cinch.…

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Today’s the day. Black Friday is here, and so are incredible savings on products across all categories at Amazon. The mega retailer is rolling out deals upon deals on everything from giftable favorites to every-day necessities.

With so many sales to choose from, we’re here to make your Amazon shopping a cinch. Below, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best of the Amazon deals. Stuff will start selling out quick, so don’t wait to cash in on the once-a-year savings.

Below, find the best deals happening at Amazon. Keep in mind, some deals will only last for one day or until sold out, so if you see something you like, act fast. And if today’s not your day, don’t fret; the Underscored team will be staying on top of Amazon’s limited-time deals all week long. Look out for updates each day brand new sales and savings tomorrow and beyond.

MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener ($16.98, originally $39.98; amazon.com)

MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

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If you’re looking to upgrade your garage door opener (and honestly, who isn’t?) the MyQ smart garage door opener is beloved by shoppers. Through an app on your phone, you can open or close your garage door from anywhere, and you can add up to three people with the app too, which is ideal for families.

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Apple Airpods Pro ($169, originally $249; amazon.com)

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Apple Airpods Pro

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AirPods Pro are at the top of many peoples’ wish lists, and right now, you can get a pair for the lowest price we’ve seen at Amazon (discount is applied at checkout). You can also snag AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for $149.99 and the version with a wired charging case for the respectable price of $119. Supply is limited, so you’ll need to check back if they are out of stock.

There are also deals going on for the Airpods below:

AirPods With Charging Case ($119, originally $159; amazon.com)

AirPods With Wireless Charging Case ($149.99, originally $199; amazon.com)

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Ring Video Doorbells (starting at $69.99; amazon.com)

Ring Video Doorbells

Ring Video Doorbells

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Two of Ring’s newest video doorbells in both silver and bronze are marked down. They feature 1080p HD video, super-easy installation and improved motion detection, so you’ll always know when someone is at your door.

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Echo Flex ($9.99, originally $24.99; amazon.com)

Echo Flex

The tiny Echo Flex allows you to add a smart speaker to even the smallest of rooms, and right now, it’s down to the miniscule price of just $9.99. Just plug it into an outlet, and Alexa is at your service.

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Energizer Max AA + AAA Batteries Combo Pack ($24.10, originally $31.97; amazon.com)

Energizer Max AA + AAA Batteries Combo Pack

Energizer Max AA + AAA Batteries Combo Pack

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You can never have too many batteries on hand. This combo pack from Energizer has a total of 48 AA and AAA batteries to power tons of your devices.

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Kasa Smart Plugs, 4-Pack ($26.99, originally $29.99; amazon.com)

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Kasa Smart Plugs, 4-pack

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Make any outlet in your home smart with this four-pack of Kasa smart plugs by TP-Link. They work with both Alexa and Google Home Assistant and are incredibly easy to set up.

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Steelcase Series 1 Work Office Chair ($319.99, originally $395; amazon.com)

Steelcase Series 1 Work Office Chair

Steelcase Series 1 Work Office Chair

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Our top pick for best office chair is now down to its lowest price ever. It’s one of the most customizable, high-quality, comfortable office chairs on the market.

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Trtl Travel Pillow ($18, originally $39.99; amazon.com)

Trtl Travel Pillow

Trtl Travel Pillow

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Even if you’re not taking trips right now, you should still consider investing in this bestselling travel pillow. It’s made with super soft fleece and features an internal support that allows you to comfortably rest your head. Don’t forget to clip the on-page coupon for an extra 25% off.

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Dash Rapid Egg Cooker ($15.99, originally $19.99; amazon.com)

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker

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Whipping up half a dozen eggs has never been easier. This Dash Rapid Egg Cooker can hard boil, soft boil, poach, scramble and make omelets. Plus, it only weighs 1 pound and won’t take up too much counter space.

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LifeStraw ($12.97, originally $19.95; amazon.com)

A must-have for camping, hiking and even traveling, the LifeStraw ensures you always have access to clean water with its built-in filter you can drink right out of.

Echo Flex ($9.99, originally $24.99; amazon.com)

Echo Flex

The tiny Echo Flex allows you to add a smart speaker to even the smallest of rooms, and right now, it’s down to the miniscule price of just $9.99. Just plug it into an outlet, and Alexa is at your service.

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4th-Gen Echo Dot ($28.99, originally $49.99; amazon.com)

4th Gen Echo Dot

4th Gen Echo Dot

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The recently released fourth-generation Echo Dot, which features a new spherical shape, is on sale for the first time for Black Friday. Get yours for just $28.99 if you want the base model, or pay $10 more (still a great discount) the Echo Dot with Clock or the Kids Edition.

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Ring Video Doorbells (starting at $69.99; amazon.com)

Ring Video Doorbells

Ring Video Doorbells

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Two of Ring’s newest video doorbells in both silver and bronze are marked down. They feature 1080p HD video, super-easy installation and improved motion detection, so you’ll always know when someone is at your door.

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Echo Show 8 ($64.99, originally $129.99; amazon.com)

Echo Show 8

Echo Show 8

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Now’s the time to add an Echo Show 8 to your home. The smart display is back down to its lowest price ever in both charcoal and sandstone colorways.

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Fire HD Tablet 8 Plus ($74.99, originally $109.99; amazon.com)

Fire HD Tablet 8 Plus

Fire HD Tablet 8 Plus

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Our budget pick for best tablet, the Fire HD Tablet 8 Plus is now back down to its lowest price ever. It can handle a fairly comprehensive range of everyday tasks, including streaming, e-reading and even some light gaming.

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Blink Mini ($24.99, originally $34.99; amazon.com)

Blink Mini

Up your home’s security with this smart, compact Blink Mini indoor smart security camera. It features two-way audio and motion detection, meaning you can opt to get alerts on your smartphone whenever there’s movement in your customized zones.

Apple Airpods Pro ($169, originally $249; amazon.com)

Apple Airpods Pro

Apple Airpods Pro

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AirPods Pro are at the top of many peoples’ wish lists, and right now, you can get a pair for the lowest price we’ve seen at Amazon (discount is applied at checkout). You can also snag AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for $149.99 and the version with a wired charging case for the respectable price of $119.

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Energizer Max AA + AAA Batteries Combo Pack ($24.10, originally $31.97; amazon.com)

Energizer Max AA + AAA Batteries Combo Pack

Energizer Max AA + AAA Batteries Combo Pack

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You can never have too many batteries on hand. This combo pack from Energizer has a total of 48 AA and AAA batteries to power tons of your devices.

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Kasa Smart Plugs, 4-Pack ($26.99, originally $29.99; amazon.com)

Kasa Smart Plugs, 4-pack

Kasa Smart Plugs, 4-pack

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Make any outlet in your home smart with this four-pack of Kasa smart plugs by TP-Link. They work with both Alexa and Google Home Assistant and are incredibly easy to set up.

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Sony WH1000XM4 Over-Ear Headphones ($278, originally $349.99; amazon.com)

Sony WH1000XM4 Over-Ear Headphones

Sony WH1000XM4 Over-Ear Headphones

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These Sony headphones were named Underscored’s pick for best overall over-ear headphones, and for Black Friday, they’re back down to just $278, the lowest price we’ve seen. In our opinion, they’re truly top-notch when it comes to sound quality, comfort, battery life and noise cancellation.

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Roku Ultra Media Streaming Player ($69, originally $99.99; amazon.com)

Roku Ultra Media Streaming Player

Roku Ultra Media Streaming Player

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Our favorite streaming device, the Roku Ultra, is now available for about $30 off its usual price. The recently updated player is faster than the previous version, and it features Dolby Vision HDR support and improved Wi-Fi performance.

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Tile Trackers (starting at $17.99; amazon.com)

Tile Trackers

Tile Trackers

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If you’re prone to losing your keys or wallet, pay attention to this deal on a couple Tile Trackers. You’ll find savings of up to 28% on the Tile Mate, which easily hooks onto your key ring, and Tile Slim, which fits into your wallet like a credit card.

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Anker Rechargeable Bolder LC90 LED Flashlight ($22.99, originally $29.99; amazon.com)

Anker Rechargeable Bolder LC90 LED Flashlight

Anker Rechargeable Bolder LC90 LED Flashlight

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It’s never a bad idea to have a flashlight on hand. This super bright one from Anker features 900 lumens and reaches the length of two football fields.

Instant Pot Ultra (starting at $99.99; amazon.com)

Instant Pot Ultra

Instant Pot Ultra

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The magical 10-in-1 pressure cooker from Instant Pot is on sale so you can cook, steam, warm and so much more for less. Both the 6-quart and 8-quart versions are discounted so you can whip up meals in a jiffy, no matter your family size.

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Shark Vacuums (starting at $119.99; amazon.com)

Shark Vacuums

Shark Vacuums

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Shark Vacuums can help you clean up all your holiday messes with 45% off both a robot and corded vacuum. Packed with self-cleaning technology along with being WiFi- and Alexa-enabled, leave the cleaning to the robots with Shark’s smart vacuum (they’re probably better at it than you anyway).

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LifeStraw ($12.97, originally $19.95; amazon.com)

A must-have for camping, hiking and even traveling, the LifeStraw ensures you always have access to clean water with its built-in filter you can drink right out of.

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Steelcase Series 1 Work Office Chair ($319.99, originally $395; amazon.com)

Steelcase Series 1 Work Office Chair

Steelcase Series 1 Work Office Chair

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Our top pick for best office chair is now down to its lowest price ever. It’s one of the most customizable, high-quality, comfortable office chairs on the market.

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MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener ($16.98, originally $39.98; amazon.com)

MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

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If you’re looking to upgrade your garage door opener (and honestly, who isn’t?) the MyQ smart garage door opener is beloved by shoppers. Through an app on your phone, you can open or close your garage door from anywhere, and you can add up to three people with the app too, which is ideal for families.

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Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook ($20.55, originally $34; amazon.com)

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

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This is the last notebook you’ll ever need to buy. Rocketbooks are reusable, so when its 32 pages are full, just wipe it clean with a damp cloth and get back to writing. Not to mention, you can import your handwritten notes into a number of popular cloud services, so they’ll never be lost.

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Trtl Travel Pillow ($18, originally $39.99; amazon.com)

Trtl Travel Pillow

Trtl Travel Pillow

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Even if you’re not taking trips right now, you should still consider investing in this bestselling travel pillow. It’s made with super soft fleece and features an internal support that allows you to comfortably rest your head. Don’t forget to clip the on-page coupon for an extra 25% off.

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Dash Rapid Egg Cooker ($15.99, originally $19.99; amazon.com)

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker

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Whipping up half a dozen eggs has never been easier. This Dash Rapid Egg Cooker can hard boil, soft boil, poach, scramble and make omelets. Plus, it only weighs 1 pound and won’t take up too much counter space.

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23andMe ($99, originally $199; amazon.com)

23andMe

Always wanted to know your family’s ancestry? This 50% off deal on 23andMe lets you do just that, with a detailed report on not only your lineage but your health predispositions, carrier statuses and more.

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Bissell MyAir Purifier ($69.99, originally $89.99; amazon.com)

Bissell MyAir Purifier

Bissell MyAir Purifier

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Between the California wildfires and the fact that we’re now dealing with an airborne virus, air purifiers have skyrocketed to mass popularity this year. This one can rid the air 99.7% of air particles, making it effective in capturing dust, pollen, smoke and pet dander. It’s also quite small so you can easily place it under your bedside table or even on top of your kitchen counter.

Amazon Brand Fashion (starting at $7.10; amazon.com)

Fashion from Amazon brands

Fashion from Amazon brands

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Amazon’s own in-house brands like Daily Ritual, Goodthreads and Amazon Essentials have become fashion lines in their own right, and right now, you can get up to 30% off on styles for men and women. Tons of cold-weather clothes are discounted so you can bundle up and stay warm as the temperatures dip.

Haggar apparel (starting at $8.68; amazon.com)

Haggar apparel

Haggar apparel

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Haggar, known for its menswear, is seriously discounting its line of men’s pants, with up to 65% shaved off some of its most popular pairs, from jeans to dress pants and khakis.

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Under Armour (starting at $7.88; amazon.com)

Under Armour

Under Armour

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The performance brand is discounting tons of its goods — leggings, hoodies, socks, T-shirts — this Black Friday, with up to 25% off. That means you can now get its top-rated leggings (for men and women) for just around $20 and backpacks and workout bags now for around $30.

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‘Black Beauty’ reimagines the classic horse story

“A mustang’s spirit can never be broken,” the wild horse of the title, whose thoughts are voiced by Kate Winslet, says at the outset, a statement that will be tested over the course of the movie.Previously adapted in 1971 and 1994, Anna Sewell’s book has become a children’s literary classic, and the central girl-and-her-horse story…

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“A mustang’s spirit can never be broken,” the wild horse of the title, whose thoughts are voiced by Kate Winslet, says at the outset, a statement that will be tested over the course of the movie.

Previously adapted in 1971 and 1994, Anna Sewell’s book has become a children’s literary classic, and the central girl-and-her-horse story dovetails with the brand for Disney+ — another entry for the kid-and-animal live-action bin, dating back to “Old Yeller.” Small wonder the streaming service acquired the completed film, which would have been a tough sell theatrically.

The narrative, however, moves at a pace much closer to a trot than a gallop, as the horse is caught and turned over to trainer John Manly (“Game of Thrones'” Iain Glen), a taciturn fellow who soon receives another new arrival: His recently orphaned teenage niece, Jo (Mackenzie Foy).

Both outsiders, the bond between the girl and the horse as executed here by writer-director Ashley Avis brings to mind “The Black Stallion,” including a shot of the two running along the beach that seems like an homage to it.

The story comes up a bit lame, alas, when Jo and Beauty move to a farm owned by a wealthy family, prompting the imperious matriarch (Claire Forlani) to snap “Our son’s fraternizing with the help” when their dreamy kid (Calam Lynch) begins spending time with Jo.

Beauty’s struggles don’t end there, as her move to the city exposes more of the mistreatment that horses endure in captivity, prompting her to ask in the narration, “How could some people not understand that horses can feel what they do?”

As well-intentioned as the film appears to be, it’s ultimately too inert, even with the changes, to make this familiar story leap off the page. “Black Beauty” isn’t bad, exactly, but rather the kind of flavorless fare that underscores how hard really good family viewing is to corral.

“Black Beauty” premieres Nov. 27 on Disney+.

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The best Black Friday vacuum sales and deals

(CNN) —   If it’s time to give your tired vacuum an upgrade, Black Friday is the time to do it, with deals on top brands like Dyson, Roomba, Hoover and more across a number of sites, from the brands’ own to retailers like Amazon and Target. We’ve rounded up some of the best deals…

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If it’s time to give your tired vacuum an upgrade, Black Friday is the time to do it, with deals on top brands like Dyson, Roomba, Hoover and more across a number of sites, from the brands’ own to retailers like Amazon and Target. We’ve rounded up some of the best deals on brand favorites running now through Black Friday — read on (and shop them) below.

These robotic vacuums by iRobot are majorly discounted on the brand’s website from November 19 all the way through December 5, giving you plenty of time to figure out what meets your household needs the most. One of our favorites? The Roomba i3+, which is on sale for $399.99, down from $599.99. It boasts a sleek-looking docking station that allows the vacuum to empty itself (you read that right), plus the ability to control your cleaning via the app or your preferred voice assistant.

Models are also on sale over at Target from November 22 through 28, with $120 off the brand’s 675 model. The e5 is also on sale for $249.99, down from $349.99.

Wayfair also has the Roomba 614 Robot Vacuum discounted down to $199.99, down from the originally $251.99.

  • Retailer(s): Shark (up to $75 off); Target (up to 50% off)

When it comes to getting the best range of deals, head straight to the brand’s website, which is currently offering a tiered slate of discounts on its vacuums. While some exclusions apply, you can find some great deals on handheld, upright and cordless vacuums, thanks to some magic discount codes: $20 off orders $100 or more (use SAVE20 at checkout), $45 off orders $200 or more (SAVE45) and $75 off orders $300 or more (SAVE75).

The Shark ION R76, one of the brand’s robotic models, will be on sale for $149.99, down from $299.99 at Target from November 22 through 28. Enabled with Wi-Fi to let you set the cleaning schedule, it picks up pet hair while steering clear of furniture and has three types of brushes for a super-clean scrub.

  • Retailer(s): Dyson (more than 30% off); Amazon (up to 25% off); Target (more than 40% off)

Dyson’s vacuums might be on the pricier side, but those who have ‘em love ‘em. Save big on select makes and models during the brand’s Black Friday deals, which span most major retailers as well as dyson.com.

Starting Sunday, November 21, at Amazon, you’ll be able to take $150 off the brand’s cord-free V10 Animal vacuum, which has incredible deep-cleaning suction, up to 60 minutes of run time and filtration that captures 99.99% of all particles, dust and allergens.

If you head over to dyson.com, you’ll also be able to take $150 off Dyson’s V8 Absolute cord-free vacuum, a lean, mean cleaning machine that converts to a handheld and comes with a ton of attachments to get every last dust bunny out from your home.

The vacuums will also be on sale at Target, with its Slim Ball Animal Upright Vacuum on sale November 22 through 28 for $199.99 instead of its usual $349.99. It has a super-maneuverable, self-adjusting head that means it detects the right level of cleaning for whatever floor type you have, without you having to do a thing — and it’s bagless, which eliminates one more step from your process.

  • Retailer(s): Target (more than 35% off)

Head to Target for big savings on one of Black & Decker’s best-known models. The iconic Dustbuster Hand Vacuum (the one you grew up with, but better) is $24.99 instead of $39.99 while Target’s Black Friday deals run from November 22 to 28. It’s a lifesaver for the little spills that come with the holidays’ flurry of cooking, baking and crafting — and it has a brush for the inevitable crumbs on the couch too.

  • Retailer(s): Amazon (up to 40% off)

Anker’s robotic vacuums are well loved and deliver when it comes to performance. There are some great deals on Eufy vacuums going on over at Amazon during the holidays, with models like the BoostIQ RoboVac 30c on sale for $179.99 instead of the usual $299.99 — a discount of $120 that’s pretty hard to say no to (in our humble opinion). Perfect for floors from hard laminate to medium-pile carpet, this dirt-sucker-upper works with Alexa, has 100 minutes of cleaning time and doesn’t sound any louder than your microwave.

The brand’s G30 is also on sale, marked down from $319.99 to $229.99. Beyond the ability to intelligently navigate (and hoover) your home, it has 2000Pa of suction to get every last crumb, hair and dust bunny off the floor, plus an automatically triggered BoostIQ to kick the vacuum into hard drive (aka 1.5x its normal cleaning power) when the vacuum senses it’s needed.

  • Retailer(s): Target (more than 50% off)

Hoover makes great midprice vacuums perfect for everyday cleaning, and there are some great deals going on at Target on the brand’s top-rated cleaners from November 22 through 28. The Hoover WindTunnel Air Steerable Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner is $110 off, marked down to $79.99 from $189.99. The vacuum has a 30-foot power cord to go from room to room easily, plus easy-to-navigate steering and tech that blocks 99% of allergens.

  • Retailer(s): Target (more than 15% off)

Dirt Devil’s known for great vacuum cleaners at a wallet-friendly price, and those prices get even lower with some of the deals going on right now at retailers like Target.

The brand’s bagless Endura Express is $49.99 instead of $59.99 and can grab dirt off hard floors as well as carpets, thanks to a multi-floor brushroll and CleanPath suction tech.

Head on over to Bissell’s website to save big on some of the brand’s best-loved models from November 25 to 28. Use the code BLACKFRIDAY20 to take 10% off pretty much everything on the site on orders under $50. If you’re up for spending a little more, then you can get 15% off when you spend $50 to $149.99 — and 25% off orders over $150.

There are just a few exceptions to the sale, though they shouldn’t limit your choices too much: the Pet Hair Eraser Turbo Rewind Vacuum, the CrossWave Multisurface Wet and Dry Vac, the ProHeat 2X Revolution Carpet Cleaner, the TurboClean PowerBrush Pet and the Big Green Professional Carpet Cleaner.

From November 21 through 28, several Bissel models are also on sale at Target, and they’re great for a whole range of cleaning needs. Deep cleaning? Check out the ProHeat portable deep cleaner, on sale for $89.99, down from $119.99. For more balanced wet/dry action, check out the CrossWave cordless wet/dry vacuum for an all-in-one, get-it-done machine — it’s on sale for $349.99 instead of $399.99.

Tineco has some seriously innovative cleaning tech and will be offering up to $190 off on bestbuy.com beginning November 22 and running until November 28. You can save big on the cordless Tineco A10 Tango Stick Vacuum, which will be $179.99 instead of its regular price of $249.99 — it’s a great pick for everyday cleaning and weighs in at a lightweight 5 pounds. Or take care of two jobs in one with the Tineco Floor One S3 Cordless Hard Floor Cleaner Wet Dry Vacuum, on sale at Best Buy for $279.99, down from $399.99. It washes and vacuums your hard floors at the same time, plus it has a handy LED screen that changes color to let you know when the floor is totally dirt-free (goals, no?).

Tineco’s also on sale at Walmart from November 30 to December 5, with models like the Pure One S11 Spartan available for $219.99, down from $299.99. This cordless vac has a 450-watt motor and a design that converts to a hand vac for getting every nook and cranny of your house. Plus, it has a high-tech display that monitors suction and battery usage and gives you real-time cleaning feedback too.

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