Following the steps in https://help.github.com/en/articles/adding-an-existing-project-to-github-using-the-command-line will lead to the situation that rejects pushes at step 9. if the repository was created with a README or a LICENSE
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To https://github.com/user/repo.git ! [rejected] master -> master (fetch first) error: failed to push some refs to 'https://github.com/user/repo.git' <font color="#000010" face='"SFMono-Regular",Consolas,"Liberation Mono",Menlo,Courier,monospace' size="2">hint: Updates were rejected because the remote contains work that you do<br>hint: not have locally. This is usually caused by another repository pushing<br>hint: to the same ref. You may want to first integrate the remote changes<br>hint: (e.g., 'git pull ...') before pushing again.<br>hint: See the 'Note about fast-forwards' in 'git push --help' for details.</font>