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By Covid-19, Canada Announces Most Economic Aid Since World War II

By Covid-19, Canada Announces Most Economic Aid Since World War II

The federal government plans to implement a digital tax directly on corporations providing digital services, which will take effect on January 1, 2022. The Canadian government is opting not to charge ...

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Taoiseach 'disappointed' UK Government did not order inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

Taoiseach 'disappointed' UK Government did not order inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

The widow of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane has described the British government's decision not to hold a public inquiry into her husband's 1989 murder as a "mockery" of a UK Supreme Court ...

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Indian politicians slam Trudeau for 'unwelcome' remarks on farmers' protest

Indian politicians slam Trudeau for 'unwelcome' remarks on farmers' protest

Canadian MP Tim S Uppal had also urged the Indian government to hear out the protestors during his address to the country's Parliament. Releasing a video on social media, he said, "The news coming...

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US prosecutors investigating potential White House 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme

US prosecutors investigating potential White House 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme

Most of the information in the 18-page court order is redacted, including the identity of the people whom prosecutors are investigating and whom the proposed pardon might be intended for. Howell de...

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Hong Kong Activists Sentenced For Their Role In Anti-Government Protest

Hong Kong Activists Sentenced For Their Role In Anti-Government Protest

A trio of young Hong Kong opposition activists have been sentenced after pleading guilty to organizing a demonstration previous year as part of a larger protest against Hong Kong's receding auto...

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Documents Show China Understated COVID Infections, Used Flawed Testing

Documents Show China Understated COVID Infections, Used Flawed Testing

The health care worker shared a 117-page document from the Hubei Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, titled "Internal Document, Please Maintain Confidentiality", with CNN . "It has ...

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Protests in France spark clashes with police

Protests in France spark clashes with police

French prosecutor Remy Heitz announced Sunday that he is asking that three of the four police officers remain in custody. Laurent Fabius, a former prime minister who heads the Constitutional Council...

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US prosecutors investigating potential White House 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme

US prosecutors investigating potential White House 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme

The 18-page court opinion is heavily redacted, and the names of the individuals under investigation are blacked out as is the identity of the person to be pardoned under the alleged plan. "If the pres...

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‘US Election Was Rigged’ - President Trump

‘US Election Was Rigged’ - President Trump

As expected, he's carried the state. Election officials in the two counties counted those ballots during the recount, but marked them as exhibits at the request of the Trump campaign. Evers, a Democ...

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Trump Coronavirus Advisor Dr. Scott Atlas Resigns, Report Claims

Trump Coronavirus Advisor Dr. Scott Atlas Resigns, Report Claims

He also repeatedly clashed with other members of the coronavirus task force. Other members of the task force anxious that his influence and inaccurate understanding of the pandemic could endanger the ...

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Tigray Forces Leader: Fighting Continues Near Mekelle After Seizure by Ethiopian Government

Tigray Forces Leader: Fighting Continues Near Mekelle After Seizure by Ethiopian Government

Each government regards the other as illegal after Abiy sidelined the once-dominant Tigray People's Liberation Front after taking office in early 2018. Abiy, last year's Nobel Peace Prize victor, has ...

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Bill Barr: No evidence of voter fraud that would change election

Bill Barr: No evidence of voter fraud that would change election

Mr Trump recently allowed his administration to begin the transition over to Mr Biden, but has still refused to admit defeat. "They have been followed up on". "And the DHS [Department of Homeland Secu...

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Mum in Sweden arrested for locking son up for decades

Mum in Sweden arrested for locking son up for decades

According to a AFP report, Stockholm police spokesperson Ola Osterling said that the man had been "locked up for a very long time" in the apartment in the southern Stockholm suburb of Haninge, b...

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Hong Kong to close schools amid virus surge

Hong Kong to close schools amid virus surge

In Hong Kong, stocks fell as energy firms dragged. Gyms and sports centres will remain open but only to a maximum of two people at a time, while massage and beauty salons will stay in operation, the...

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NY COVID-19 tracker: Test positivity rate neared 4% on Friday

NY COVID-19 tracker: Test positivity rate neared 4% on Friday

The state reported 8,176 new cases, the figures show, and statewide hospitalizations climbed to 3,103. He said that more information would be released on Monday about that plan. COVID-19 has been on...

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COVID-19 vaccine sprint as Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna seek emergency European Union approval

COVID-19 vaccine sprint as Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna seek emergency European Union approval

BioNTech and Pfizer said they had asked the EMA for "conditional market approval " (CMA) of their vaccine on Monday, after filing a request for emergency authorisation in the U.S. According to the ...

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U.S. election: Wisconsin, Arizona confirm Biden win

U.S. election: Wisconsin, Arizona confirm Biden win

The Electoral College is scheduled to meet on December 14 and Congress is to count the votes on January 6. According to The Hill, Trump has said he will file a lawsuit in Wisconsin by Tuesday, and w...

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Australia demands China apology over fake image on Afghan tweet

Australia demands China apology over fake image on Afghan tweet

Mr Morrison said Mr Zhao's tweet was "utterly outrageous" but Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying retorted that Australia should "reflect deeply, bring the perpetrators to justice .....

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Debenhams set to close as 12,000 jobs put at risk

Debenhams set to close as 12,000 jobs put at risk

The chain - which has stores in Gravesend and Westwood Cross - this morning confirmed that administrators, FRP Advisory, had decided it was the best way forward. JD Sports had been mulling an offe...

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Two killed as car ploughs into pedestrian zone in German city

Two killed as car ploughs into pedestrian zone in German city

Local news reported that the number of dead was actually four, and that the child mentioned in other reports was among the dead, and named the number of injured at 30. On the streets, Christmas li...

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Giuliani asks Trump for pre-emptive pardon before president leaves office

Giuliani asks Trump for pre-emptive pardon before president leaves office

Mr Trump has wielded his clemency powers liberally in cases that resonate with him personally or for people who have a direct line to him through friends or family, while thousands of other cases awai...

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Triple investigation into Mahara prison riot as death toll reaches eight

Triple investigation into Mahara prison riot as death toll reaches eight

More than 1,000 inmates have tested positive for Covid-19 in the country's overcrowded prisons and at least two have died. Moreover, according to DIG Rohana, 178 inmates who were infected with COVID...

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Baby Born With COVID-19 Antibodies In Singapore

Baby Born With COVID-19 Antibodies In Singapore

Ng-Chang contracted the virus when she was only 10 weeks pregnant in March. The ongoing study among the city-state's public hospitals adds to global efforts to better understand whether the infe...

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Mysterious monolith found in Romania after similar one disappears from Utah

Mysterious monolith found in Romania after similar one disappears from Utah

During a site visit on Saturday, the Bureau of Land Management confirmed that an unknown person or group removed the illegally installed structure referred to as the "monolith" during the evening ...

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Science adviser to Donald Trump to leave the White House

Science adviser to Donald Trump to leave the White House

Faculty who previously condemned Atlas wrote in a Monday statement, "Dr. Scott Atlas' resignation today is long overdue", adding that "his actions have undermined and threatened public health ev...

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Sikhs mark Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary

Sikhs mark Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary

Special poojas, recitations and prayers are being performed and special langar prasad has been arranged for the devotees by the Gurudwara administration. - May the name of Wahe Guru be enshrined in ...

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Containership Rescues Man Clinging To Capsized Boat

Containership Rescues Man Clinging To Capsized Boat

A marina member contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville at 11:40 a.m., Saturday stating that 62-year-old Bee typically does not stay out overnight on his 32-foot boat Stingray. The ...

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Fauci warns Americans to brace for 'surge upon surge' of virus

Fauci warns Americans to brace for 'surge upon surge' of virus

USA top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said Sunday that the US may see "a surge upon a surge" of the coronavirus in the coming weeks after Thanksgiving, and he does not expect current recom...

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Donald Trump Coronavirus Adviser Scott Atlas Resigns

Donald Trump Coronavirus Adviser Scott Atlas Resigns

Dr. Scott Atlas , a highly controversial member of the White House's coronavirus task force, has resigned from his post in the Trump administration. "We will continue to advocate for evidence-based ...

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Biden suffers hairline fractures to foot while playing with dog Major

Biden suffers hairline fractures to foot while playing with dog Major

Joe Biden has "hairline (small) fractures.in the mid-foot" his personal physician Kevin O'Connor has said. "It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks", the doct...

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Arizona certifies election results for Biden, as Trump lawyers continue to fight

Trump tweeted Saturday, "The Wisconsin recount is not about finding mistakes in the count, it is about finding people who have voted illegally, and that case will be brought after the recount is ove...

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Joe Biden fractures his foot playing with his dog

Joe Biden fractures his foot playing with his dog

Leaving the doctor's office to head to an imaging center for his CT scan, Biden was visibly limping, though he walked without a crutch or other aid. His doctor has issued a statement on Sunday confi...

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Second Wave of Cases, Illness Still Growing in Oneida County

Second Wave of Cases, Illness Still Growing in Oneida County

On Thursday, 773 new cases were announced. By contrast, Sunday-Monday's total was a almost a 44% decline. For more than a week, the Ohio Department of Health has cautioned that the data is incomplet...

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Protesting farmers camp at Gazipur-Ghaziabad border

Protesting farmers camp at Gazipur-Ghaziabad border

Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the Central government is ready for talks with the farmers' unions on December 3. "Four days ago, the farmers were going to Delhi with t...

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Trump Slams '60 Minutes': WH Wasn't Contacted About Krebs Interview

Trump Slams '60 Minutes': WH Wasn't Contacted About Krebs Interview

Ultimately, his team shifted some of their focus to paper ballots. Krebs also repudiated claims made by Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani , at a recent press conference at which he said that votes were...

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