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2 countries veto European Union 2021-2027 budget

2 countries veto European Union 2021-2027 budget

Ambassadors were unable to sign off on the €1.1 trillion budget and €750 billion coronavirus fund at a meeting in Brussels because of the vetoes. Hungary can not accept the European Union's budg...

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Did Rudy Giuliani Suggest Borrowing a Legal Tactic from 'My Cousin Vinny'?

Did Rudy Giuliani Suggest Borrowing a Legal Tactic from 'My Cousin Vinny'?

In addition, Giuliani claimed that the alleged fraud was nationally coordinated. According to The Washington Post , the former mayor of NY has been claiming that a huge number of Americans "mastermin...

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US Senate fails to advance Trump's controversial Fed nominee_china

US Senate fails to advance Trump's controversial Fed nominee_china

Mr. Grassley said later Tuesday that he tested positive. Two Republicans joined Democrats in opposing Judy Shelton, a strident critic of the central bank who has faced an unprecedented public wave o...

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NYPD investigating incident of man with flamethrower on top of MTA bus

NYPD investigating incident of man with flamethrower on top of MTA bus

New York Police Department is now investigating the incident, which AP reports happened on 8 November. He said: "Wutang music video shoot was insane". As the flamethrower-wielding man leapt from ...

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Mask Refusers Are Like Nudists In Public: Bill Gates

Mask Refusers Are Like Nudists In Public: Bill Gates

Making new statements about the use of masks, Bill Gates stated that he could not make sense to those who refuse to use masks, while he compared those who do not wear masks to nudists. Gates allud...

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Judge Orders US to Stop Expelling Children Who Cross Border

Judge Orders US to Stop Expelling Children Who Cross Border

Citing the pandemic, President Trump's administration in the spring adopted a policy of immediately turning back migrants who arrive illegally at the border and applied the rule to unaccompanied minor...

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Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune responses in older adults

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune responses in older adults

But rival drugmakers Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna have in the past 10 days edged ahead , releasing data from late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trials that shows more than 90 per cent efficacy. Volunteers...

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Lawmakers introduce resolutions to block Trump's F-35 sale to UAE

Lawmakers introduce resolutions to block Trump's F-35 sale to UAE

The Trump administration formally notified lawmakers on November 10 of its intent to sell more than $23 billion in arms to the UAE, which include the F-35 stealth fighter jets, Reaper drones, air-to-a...

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Donald Trump fires security chief who vouched for the vote

Donald Trump fires security chief who vouched for the vote

Election officials said the vote was the "most secure" in U.S. history. Like many others fired by Trump, Krebs reportedly only learned he was out of a job when he saw the president's tweet on Tues...

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As Georgia's Hand Recount Concludes, Vote Count Shows Biden Still Ahead

As Georgia's Hand Recount Concludes, Vote Count Shows Biden Still Ahead

Going into the hand tally, Biden led Trump by a margin of about 14,000 votes. Blocked from the official intelligence briefing traditionally afforded to incoming presidents, Biden gathered virtuall...

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Pennsylvania court rules against Trump campaign ballot observers

Pennsylvania court rules against Trump campaign ballot observers

Despite the ruling, Trump continues to claim the election was rigged, exasperating even the most temperate of personalities. Since Giuliani took over management of the legal effort , Trump has suff...

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French stuntman dies in Dubai in training accident

French stuntman dies in Dubai in training accident

The matter is being investigated by the local authorities now. Jetman Dubai's carbon-fiber wingsuit is powered by four mini jet engines, and the team's engineers were able to create a manually c...

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Mutated coronavirus from mink in Denmark most likely extinct: Health ministry

Mutated coronavirus from mink in Denmark most likely extinct: Health ministry

The left-leaning parties that support the Social Democratic one-party, minority government said Wednesday that they no longer have confidence in Jensen. The country has between 15 million and 17 mil...

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Australian SAS troopers committed 'war crimes' in Afghanistan

Australian SAS troopers committed 'war crimes' in Afghanistan

Receiving damning findings of a years-long investigation into military misconduct in Afghanistan between 2005 and 2016, Chief of the Defence Force Angus Campbell said a "destructive" culture of impu...

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Countries slam China over HK lawmaker crackdown

Countries slam China over HK lawmaker crackdown

They are urging Beijing to immediately reinstate the disqualified Legislative Council members. Three of the former legislators have since been arrested over protest incidents in May and June. "We ha...

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BBC appoints former judge to lead probe into 1995 Princess Diana interview

BBC appoints former judge to lead probe into 1995 Princess Diana interview

The investigation will look at what steps the the BBC and in particular Martin Bashir took with a view to obtaining the interview, including forged documents, and whether these steps were relevant t...

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Bahrain FM arrives in Israel on first official visit

Bahrain FM arrives in Israel on first official visit

A Bahrain government delegation led by its foreign minister has landed in Tel Aviv on its first official visit from the Gulf kingdom, which normalised relations with Israel in September. Although Th...

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Biden hints at pushing for regional FTA to bring order, counter China

Biden hints at pushing for regional FTA to bring order, counter China

The Trump administration previously abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade grouping that did not include China. " ASEAN has again demonstrated its solidarity and cohesiveness in faci...

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3 dead in protests in Uganda’s capital as Bobi Wine arrested

3 dead in protests in Uganda’s capital as Bobi Wine arrested

Singer turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine speaks during a press conference, held at his home in Magere in the outskirts of Kampala, on 24 July 2019. Others say that as a yo...

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Russia records 22,410 new COVID-19 cases, 442 more deaths

Russia records 22,410 new COVID-19 cases, 442 more deaths

The official Covid-19 loss of life toll for that interval is roughly 21,000 folks. According to the agency's website, they are: 1. Between April and September 2020, Russia's official excess mortalit...

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Japan on 'maximum alert' after record virus cases, says PM

Japan on 'maximum alert' after record virus cases, says PM

The Tokyo metropolitan government intends to update the COVID-19 alert to the highest level amid a record rise in cases both in the capital and nationwide, the Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesda...

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Fox News Slogan Seems to Take Aim at Trump

Fox News Slogan Seems to Take Aim at Trump

In yet another incident of racism against people of colour in the United States, a pro-Donald Trump "protester" with a bigoted threat against "Blacks" and "Indians" has been causing shock on American ...

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Georgia must finish hand tally of presidential race today

Georgia must finish hand tally of presidential race today

Graham has been denying the accusation against him, though Brzezinski brought up the remarks of Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling , who witnessed the call and said there was grey area f...

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India waits as Boeing Max gets United States nod

India waits as Boeing Max gets United States nod

The planes will be qualified to fly to Hawaii, as well, the website said. Dickson piloted test flights during the approval process. Regulators around the world grounded the Max in March 2019, afte...

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Germany expresses ‘serious concern’ over USA troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Germany expresses ‘serious concern’ over USA troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The US has announced to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan and Iraq to 2,500 each by 15 January next year, which drew sharp reaction from influential lawmakers across the aisl...

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Tokyo stocks close lower as Covid-19 cases surge

Tokyo stocks close lower as Covid-19 cases surge

The new infections came after 180 cases were reported on November 16 and 255 the day before. The highest alert level indicates that "infections are spreading" versus the current alert of "infectio...

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Pentagon Announces Troop Reduction in Afghanistan

Pentagon Announces Troop Reduction in Afghanistan

The reduction, though expected by Afghan officials, is coming at a desperate time for Afghanistan: Peace negotiations in Qatar between the Afghan government and the insurgency are stalled, Taliban o...

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Illegal fight club busted with over 200 people inside Bronx building

Illegal fight club busted with over 200 people inside Bronx building

Michael Roman , 32, of the Bronx was identified by officials as the CEO of Rumble in the Bronx Fight Club . " Patrons were also observed drinking alcohol, smoking, hookah, and not wearing face cove...

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Grounded for almost 2 years, Boeing's 737 Max expects clearance to fly

Grounded for almost 2 years, Boeing's 737 Max expects clearance to fly

Among the changes ordered by the FAA are installing new flight control computer software, revising the existing Airplane Flight Manual to incorporate new and revised flight crew procedures, installing...

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OH governor orders 3-week retail curfew to slow virus

OH governor orders 3-week retail curfew to slow virus

Restaurants would not be open except for takeout and delivery, but grocery stores would, the governor said in clarifying remarks. Amid consistently spiking COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, ...

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US Senate likely to vote today on Trump’s Fed pick Shelton

US Senate likely to vote today on Trump’s Fed pick Shelton

Shelton, also a conservative economics commentator, is opposed by Senate Democrats, most economists and many former Fed officials for her past support of the gold standard and for writings that que...

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UK to ban petrol, diesel cars from 2030 to net zero emissions

UK to ban petrol, diesel cars from 2030 to net zero emissions

Johnson's speech will come after the government said in a statement on 30 September that "the first-ever hydrogen-powered train will run on the United Kingdom mainline today in a big step forward towa...

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Washington State Gets New Virus Restrictions

Washington State Gets New Virus Restrictions

Western Washington University reported its highest *weekly* count last week, with four infections on 825 tests. Other metrics aren't doing much better. Indoor occupancy in each meeting room is limit...

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MI county fails to certify vote, stalling outcome

MI county fails to certify vote, stalling outcome

The initial result stoked outrage among Democratic officials, including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer , as well as praise from Republicans in support of Trump's ongoing challenge of election res...

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Twelfth Annual BRICS Summit Kicks Off in Virtual Format

Twelfth Annual BRICS Summit Kicks Off in Virtual Format

Both Modi and Xi had come face-to-face virtually at the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on November 10. China is a member, while the United States isn't. Mr. Modi acknow...

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