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Iran executes dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam

Iran executes dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam

Zam was first arrested in October 2019 by the Intelligence Organization of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). Iran's foreign ministry on Sunday had summoned Germany and France's envoys...

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US Treasury, Commerce Departments breached agency says

Overnight, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which is overseen by the Department of Homeland Security, issued an emergency directive calling on all federal civilian agenci...

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Supreme Court rejects Texas election challenge

Supreme Court rejects Texas election challenge

The Globe said the Texas lawsuit, brought by the state's Attorney General Ken Paxton, "calls for the Supreme Court to overturn the election results in Michigan, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin,...

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Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok arrives in Ethiopia as refugee crisis continues

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok arrives in Ethiopia as refugee crisis continues

Hamdok, who was accompanied by Sudanese security officials, planned to present his concerns about threats to Sudan's security along its border with Tigray during the visit, the officials said. "I am s...

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Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini dies of Covid-19 related complications

Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini dies of Covid-19 related complications

He announced November 15 that he had tested positive for the coronavirus that causes the disease, adding that he was asymptomatic and feeling well. At that time, Mr Masuku said Mr Dlamini was stabl...

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Widespread soaking rain showers move in tonight

Widespread soaking rain showers move in tonight

Winds will be gusting as high as 45 miles per hour all day and there will be some beach erosion and low-lying flooding near the lake. Temperatures will hold in the 40s and lower 50s through midday and...

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Bahrain Approves Registration For Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine

Bahrain Approves Registration For Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine

Neither CNBG nor Sinopharm was available for comment. Bahrain was involved in the testing of the Chinese vaccine, with more than 7,700 people in the island kingdom volunteering for Phase 3 clinical ...

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Explosion reportedly strikes ship off Jiddah, Saudi Arabia

Explosion reportedly strikes ship off Jiddah, Saudi Arabia

At least one ship was hit by an explosion at the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah, according to separate reports from tanker company Hafnia and United Kingdom Marine Trade Operations. Since March 2015, ...

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Trump says he's nixing plan for early vaccine at White House

Trump says he's nixing plan for early vaccine at White House

The rollout, which got underway after the vaccine received emergency approval by the FDA, aims to inoculate the elderly and high-risk health care workers first. After a report by the New York T...

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Brexit talks on a knife-edge

Brexit talks on a knife-edge

On Friday, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said chances were now slim that a trade agreement would be reached. The Taoiseach has said a no-deal Brexit would be "very bad for all o...

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New Zealand, Cook Islands Plan Travel Bubble | heatlh & science , coronavirus

New Zealand, Cook Islands Plan Travel Bubble | heatlh & science , coronavirus

The Cook Islands, with a population of only about 10,000, is self-governing but has close ties to New Zealand under a free-association arrangement, and its economy relies on New Zealand tourists. Air ...

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USA electors set to cast ballots for president

USA electors set to cast ballots for president

Protests were also held in other communities across the states, including Atlanta and Georgia, where Trump's campaign had sought to overturn Joe Biden's election victory. Results certified by Raffensp...

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COVID: 52 new cases, three deaths registered on Sunday

COVID: 52 new cases, three deaths registered on Sunday

A total of 66pc are under 45 years of age while the median age is 34 years old. As of 2pm today, 193 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. "We can do this by planning from now ...

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Jill Biden Defended After Columnist Disrespects Title, Calls Her ‘Kiddo’

Jill Biden Defended After Columnist Disrespects Title, Calls Her ‘Kiddo’

He then added that "Dr. Jill Biden " sounded and felt "fraudulent, not to say a touch comic". In its rebuke, the department said the piece casted "unmerited aspersion on Dr. Dr Biden holds a docto...

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Indian farmers and police in road showdowns as protests worsen

Indian farmers and police in road showdowns as protests worsen

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has remained defiant despite the mass protests which have blocked major arteries across the country, refusing to listen to the demands of farmers who want to see ...

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Gunman shot by police at NYC cathedral Christmas concert

Gunman shot by police at NYC cathedral Christmas concert

John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020. The church has been connected to many NY luminaries and notable events over its long history. This bag had...

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Historic US vaccine campaign begins with first shipments 'delivering hope' to millions

Refrigerated trucks carrying the first shipments were escorted to a nearby airport by security officers wearing body armor. Following the FDA's approval of the "Pfizer-BioNTech" coronavirus vaccine,...

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Foreign-backed hackers break in to the United States treasury

The National Security Council said in a statement they aware of the reports. There is concern within the USA intelligence community that the hackers who targeted the treasury and the National Teleco...

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Israel establishes diplomatic ties with Bhutan

Israel establishes diplomatic ties with Bhutan

Israel's Foreign Minister, Gabi Ashkenazi, said he hoped to host Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in Jerusalem for "a first state visit of its kind". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Neta...

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Algeria rejects Trump's stance on Western Sahara

Algeria rejects Trump's stance on Western Sahara

In Tel Aviv, political sources confirmed that talks would start soon between Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco in order to sign a formal agreement to normalize relations. The monarch also called Pales...

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Snow leopards are the latest cats to be infected with the coronavirus

Snow leopards are the latest cats to be infected with the coronavirus

The leopards were likely infected by an asymptomatic staff member "despite precautions taken by the zoo ", the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspect Service said. Three of these snow leopards were ...

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Sean Davis: Hunter Biden Story Proves Media Is Irredeemably Corrupt

In a statement released on Wednesday, Joe Biden said he was, "proud of his son, who has fought through hard challenges, including the vicious personal attacks of recent months, only to emerge ...

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S.Korea reports 950 more COVID-19 cases, 41,736 in total

S.Korea reports 950 more COVID-19 cases, 41,736 in total

Cluster infections from private gatherings coupled with massive infections at a church and a hospital in the metropolitan area pushed up the tally on the weekend. The daily number of infections grew i...

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Hizbullah member sentenced to life for Hariri murder

Hizbullah member sentenced to life for Hariri murder

Hassan Nasrallah, the head of the Shiite Hezbollah movement, refusing to hand him over or to recognise the UN-backed court. Hariri had been operating to defeat Syria's importance in Lebanese pol...

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At Least Four Stabbed During Riots in Washington at Million MAGA March

Nearby, at a "Jericho March", Stop the Steal founder Ali Alexander said the last hope of Trump supporters after Monday's Electoral College vote for Mr. As dusk fell, they faced off on opposite sides o...

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U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa supports election lawsuit dismissed by Supreme Court

Following the Supreme Court's ruling that the lawsuit, which charged the four states, all of which were called for Joe Biden and helped hand him an Electoral College victory over Donald Trump of...

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Thousands of Trump supporters again rally in Washington

Thousands of Trump supporters again rally in Washington

Around 8 pm, violence broke out between the Proud Boys and counter protesters. Siu Wong, 55, and his family traveled from NY to show support for President Trump, who he said won the election. "And...

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Chinese flight attendants advised to wear diapers to avoid COVID-19 infection

Chinese flight attendants advised to wear diapers to avoid COVID-19 infection

The United States' coronavirus case rate exceeds that limit as of December 10, at more than 660 cases per million. The Civil Aviation Administration of China's document offers a number of hygien...

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Hospitals across Northeast Ohio preparing for first COVID-19 vaccine shipments

Hospitals across Northeast Ohio preparing for first COVID-19 vaccine shipments

The first doses will ship from Pfizer's manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Mich. The pilot rollout of COVID-19 vaccine in the United States will begin as early as Monday, an Army general behind t...

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No-Deal Brexit Likelihood Forces Stores to Stockpile Medicines, Food, Reports Say

No-Deal Brexit Likelihood Forces Stores to Stockpile Medicines, Food, Reports Say

The EU and Britain are at loggerheads over fishing rights , economic fair play and dispute settlement despite months of talks to cover trade after December 31, when a transition period that has kept ...

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Hunter Biden Subpoena Seeks Info on Burisma, Other Entities

Hunter Biden Subpoena Seeks Info on Burisma, Other Entities

The breadth of the subpoena, issued Tuesday, underscores the wide-angle lens prosecutors are taking as they examine the younger Biden's finances and global business ventures. Hunter Biden was appoint...

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South Korea reports 1030 coronavirus cases, second daily record

Until now, South Korea had been seen as a positive model in the fight against the novel coronavirus, using tracing, testing and quarantine to keep the daily rate below 50 cases for many months. Satu...

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Iran executes journalist found to have encouraged 2017 protests

Iran executes journalist found to have encouraged 2017 protests

By the time he was lured to Iraq from his exile in France to meet the grand Ayatollah Sistani in the hope of securing his support, Ruhollah Zam had become a household name in Iran. Upon his arrest, th...

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Nigeria school attack: Hundreds missing in Katsina after gunmen's raid

Nigeria school attack: Hundreds missing in Katsina after gunmen's raid

I can not say how many people were kidnapped, but they went away with many students. "Armed men stormed Government Science Secondary School in Kankara LGA, Katsina State, northwest Nigeria , and ki...

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Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn election

Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn election

Attorneys general in three of the battleground states that were targeted amid a brazen and increasingly desperate lawsuit out of Texas to wage war on American democracy by challenging election res...

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