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Joe Biden will have to take early decision on North Korea: Adviser

Joe Biden will have to take early decision on North Korea: Adviser

Business Insider is reporting that so far North Korea's trade with China has dropped 73% as of September. The November firing squad shooting of a man accused of smuggling with his Chinese business p...

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Ethiopia sees war ending, EU complains of partisan aid access

Ethiopia sees war ending, EU complains of partisan aid access

Tens of thousands of those fleeing the conflict between Tigrayan and Ethiopian federal forces have crossed into neighbouring Sudan, where countrywide virus numbers are also rising rapidly. "Humanitari...

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Saudi Arabia says deal close to resolve Gulf dispute | MEO

Saudi Arabia says deal close to resolve Gulf dispute | MEO

The coalition also said Qatar has too close of ties with Iran. In return, Qatar could agree to tone down the coverage of Saudi Arabia by its media, including Al Jazeera, according to an analyst,...

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Liverpool's Labour mayor Joe Anderson 'arrested' in bribery and witness intimidation probe

Liverpool's Labour mayor Joe Anderson 'arrested' in bribery and witness intimidation probe

Sources later confirmed that Anderson had been suspended from the Labour Party following his arrest on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation. The leader of the Liberal Dem...

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Moscow rolls out Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to most exposed groups

Moscow rolls out Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to most exposed groups

An opinion poll released in Russian Federation earlier this month shows that only 30 percent of respondents said they are ready to be vaccinated. "These are teachers, doctors, social workers, those ...

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Hungary: We can not accept European Union budget in its present form

Hungary: We can not accept European Union budget in its present form

Gergely Gulyas, Orban's chief of staff, said Hungary was open to further negotiations. "This source is Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki", the president's chief of staff, Krzysztof Szczerski, told the...

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Chinese Rapper’s Diss Track Takes Aim at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Chinese Rapper’s Diss Track Takes Aim at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Some Australian commentators said the censorship of Mr Morrison's message to people living in Australia highlighted the need to regulate the influence of Chinese technology companies in the country....

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At least 17 killed in Brazil bus plunge

At least 17 killed in Brazil bus plunge

Of the fatal victims, 12 people died at the scene of the accident and another five died on the way to the hospital, according to the latest report of firefighters. At least three of the injured passen...

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2 federal marshals wounded in NYC gun fight; fugitive dead

2 federal marshals wounded in NYC gun fight; fugitive dead

Update, 12:15 p.m.: Massachusetts State Police said two Deputy Marshals sustained gunshot injuries that are not life-threatening. Andre Sterling, wanted as a suspect in the shooting of a Mass. Four ...

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Judge orders Trump to restore undocumented immigrants scheme

Judge orders Trump to restore undocumented immigrants scheme

Reversing the decision of the outgoing Trump administration, a federal court has ordered full reinstatement of an Obama-era programme that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. DHS did ...

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Devastating New York City fire destroys 19th-century church, a 'beloved' institution

Devastating New York City fire destroys 19th-century church, a 'beloved' institution

The fire was reported early Saturday on the first floor of a vacant building. WABC-7 in NY reports that damage from the fire spread to a third building, but that occupants were able to evacuate. "An...

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Health Minister Tests Positive After Getting Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Dose

Health Minister Tests Positive After Getting Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Dose

BBIL also confirmed that the minister had not yet received two doses of the vaccine. Vij had got the shot on November 20 from a Rohtak PGIMS team, and his health and vitals were being monitored sinc...

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Ivanka Trump deposed in lawsuit alleging misuse of inaugural funds

Ivanka Trump deposed in lawsuit alleging misuse of inaugural funds

As part of the lawsuit, lawyers have subpoenaed records from Ms Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Thomas Barrack Jr - a close friend of the President who chaired the inaugural committee - and others....

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Trump Presses Ga. Gov. To Overturn Vote Result

Trump Presses Ga. Gov. To Overturn Vote Result

President Trump called Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Saturday morning with a small request-to have Joe Biden's victory in the state overturned, an insider tells the Washington Post . Is Georgia a s...

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Barnier leaves London saying 'we will see' if Brexit deal is possible

With the discussions stuck over the same issues for months, Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the EU's executive European Commission, will see if there is a route to a deal. "The Brit...

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Alaska's ANWR oil exploration auction set for January 6th

Alaska's ANWR oil exploration auction set for January 6th

Biden is due to take office on 20 January. Biden has promised to immediately reinstate protections for the refuge, while Trump has often claimed drilling rights in ANWR as one of his signature achi...

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Science Wonder: New-Born Is 27 Years Old, Technically - Gault

Science Wonder: New-Born Is 27 Years Old, Technically - Gault

In a twist on adoption, a Tennessee infant born in October now holds a world record that was previously claimed by her big sister. Molly Gibson was 6 pounds, 13 ounces when she was born in October t...

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Australian woman finds koala in her Christmas tree

Australian woman finds koala in her Christmas tree

Workers were called to the home where, after a short struggle with the uncooperative koala , they were able to remove the bear and safely return it to its natural habitat. In celebrating the Christma...

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Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces

Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces

The Israeli army had "violently dispersed" the protest against the establishment of an Israeli settlement in the area, according to Mughayir's mayor, Amin Abu Aliya, quoted by the official Palestini...

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Pilot pulls off ‘textbook emergency landing’ on Minnesota highway

Pilot pulls off ‘textbook emergency landing’ on Minnesota highway

Video of the incident shows Gifford's Bellanca Viking plane narrowly dodging two vehicles before sideswiping an SUV as the aircraft skids to a stop. The pilot was identified as 52-year-old Craig Gi...

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Marijuana legalization bill passes House; Senate vote unlikely

Marijuana legalization bill passes House; Senate vote unlikely

Of the vote count, 222 Democrats were in favor of passing the MORE Act and six were against it. For instance, businesses can't use banks like other companies. Voters in five states - Arizona, New...

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Dozens rescued from alleged human smuggling operation

Dozens rescued from alleged human smuggling operation

Halliday of the Houston Police Department. Officers discovered the people after a man running in the street yelled that he had been kidnapped and that others were being held at the home, according...

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298 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 11,763 statewide

The state's 6,799 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported Saturday trailed only the 10,322 new cases reported Tuesday, which officials have said included data delayed by the Thanksgiving holiday weekend...

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US government ordered to reinstate protections for 'Dreamers'

US government ordered to reinstate protections for 'Dreamers'

New York Attorney General Letitia James has scored another major court victory for hundreds of thousands of Caribbean and other "Dreamers" across the United States who are eligible for Deferred Acti...

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FEEL IT? Small Earthquake Shakes Parts Of NJ, PA

FEEL IT? Small Earthquake Shakes Parts Of NJ, PA

A 2.1-magnitude natural disaster struck parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Thursday morning. Magnitude 2.5 to 3 earthquakes are the smallest generally felt by people, while magnitude 4 quakes can ...

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Farmers threaten to walk out of meeting with Centre; demand government's decision

Farmers threaten to walk out of meeting with Centre; demand government's decision

Reacting to the comments by the foreign leaders, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on Tuesday said, "We have seen some ill-informed comments.relating to farmers in India ". I...

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White House communications director resigns

White House communications director resigns

Social distancing will be "encouraged", hand sanitizer stations will be set up in areas of the White House used for the celebrations, and buffets will be replaced with plated dishes served from "ple...

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Bangladesh moves Rohingya refugees to island

Bangladesh moves Rohingya refugees to island

Bangladesh now hosts over 1.1 million forcibly displaced Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar district and majority arrived there since August 25, 2017 amid a ruthless military crackdown at their homeland in Mya...

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Erdogan hopes France will ‘get rid of Macron’ as soon as possible

Erdogan hopes France will ‘get rid of Macron’ as soon as possible

Erdogan has now singled out Macron for criticism and suggested France will be better off with a new leader in charge to prevent tensions between the two nations escalating further. "Why? You are a...

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Ranjitsinh Disale from Maharashtra wins $1M Global Teacher Prize 2020

Ranjitsinh Disale from Maharashtra wins $1M Global Teacher Prize 2020

He also provides online science lessons for pupils in 83 countries and runs an worldwide project building connections between young people in war zones. He also upgraded the QR Coded Textbooks with im...

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Californians flee as strong winds push fire through canyons

Californians flee as strong winds push fire through canyons

The largest of the fires was the Bond Fire , which claimed 7,200 acres of Orange County vegetation by early Thursday afternoon. Evacuations were ordered for thousands of residents of canyon and f...

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Trump orders most U.S. troops out of Somalia

Trump orders most U.S. troops out of Somalia

The Pentagon sought to reassure allies in the region that the change did not mean disengagement. Without providing details, the Pentagon said in a short statement that "a majority" of us troop...

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Police Stop Inter-Faith Marriage in Lucknow, Despite Couple and Families' Consent

Police Stop Inter-Faith Marriage in Lucknow, Despite Couple and Families' Consent

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on 28 November had given assent to the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, against forcible or fraudulent religious con...

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I hope France will soon get rid of Macron -Turkish president

France plans to launch a government-monitored online tool in January that is created to identify and root out discrimination by police, President Emmanuel Macron said Friday. President Macron previo...

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Saudi Arabia says resolution of Qatar dispute seems within reach

The Gulf crisis erupted three years ago, when Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with Qatar, ordering a full land, air and sea blockade. "We hope that this progress can lead to a fina...

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