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Donald Trump has spent his last hours as president of the United States issuing a series of pardons.

The White House announced 73 pardons, which ranged from Trump loyalists to Steve Bannon to rapper Lil Wayne.

There are some big names who did not receive clemency and who were long rumored to be on Trump’s list.

Mr. Trump had played with the idea of ​​self-forgiveness, but at this stage that has not happened. Their children were not on the list, and neither was Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani.

All of them had been speculated as possible recipients by various political experts.

The pardons are just one angle coming out of the US today, ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration (which begins tomorrow at 3am AEDT).

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With Trump’s presidency ending in a few hours, we look at some of his most controversial pardons. He is expected to add a few more names to this list very soon.

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Given that Australia failed to beat India on the final day for the second consecutive Test Match, Captain Tim Paine’s tactics they have been under the microscope; in particular the post-lunch spell in Brisbane yesterday, where Australian fast bowlers he persisted with a short-lived attack on the Indian batters.

Chappell, who captained Australia in 30 of their 75 test matches, said the current system just doesn’t work.

He was particularly scathing about the post-lunch tactics on the fifth day.

“I think yesterday was a total disaster, and I think it was because too many people were doing their bit,” he said.

“Tim will be all to blame for yesterday, and guys like (Justin) Langer and (Andrew) McDonald will walk away blameless.”

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