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Georgia mom, 26, faces murder charges after 'stabbing to death her children'

Georgia mom, 26, faces murder charges after 'stabbing to death her children'

The inquest into Ms Thompson's death concluded she was unlawfully killed . Rowan was due to appear in the Crown Court in Winchester in October, but was found dead in a safe hospital in Greater Manc...

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Kansas electoral college met to cast ballots for President Trump

Kansas electoral college met to cast ballots for President Trump

Just last week the Supreme Court rejected a Texas lawsuit challenging Biden's victory. Electors also participated in a prayer and the Pledge of Alliance before voting for Biden began. "It's mind-bog...

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Boko Haram claims kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian students

Boko Haram claims kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian students

According to UNICEF, Boko Haram has abducted over 1,000 children since 2013. Clustered inside the school compound and nearby, under palm, mango and tamarind trees, one father told AFP his hopes ...

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Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard arrested on sex trafficking charges

Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard arrested on sex trafficking charges

The U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of NY said Tuesday that Nygard, 79, used his fashion empire's influence to recruit women and minor girls for his and his friends' "sexual gratific...

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms turns down Biden’s cabinet offer, spokesman says

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms turns down Biden’s cabinet offer, spokesman says

According to the source Atlanta Mayor Bottoms turns down Biden's cabinet offer, spokesman says. Taylor declined to identify the position although he said she "was never offered an Ambassadorship". 2...

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Iranian Officials Sanctioned Over Levinson Disappearance

Iranian Officials Sanctioned Over Levinson Disappearance

Levinson in Iran is an outrageous example of the Iranian regime's willingness to commit unjust acts", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. It could also limit their financial as wel...

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First COVID vaccine doses arrive in Alberta, additional 25K next week

Shandro called the news "the first real ray of light in the dark night that our health-care professionals have lived through for 10 months now". The Moderna vaccine, which has not been approved yet,...

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COVID-19: London to move into Tier 3 restrictions on Wednesday

The Tier 3 measures, announced to MPs by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, will come into force at 00.01am on Wednesday. The south of Hertfordshire will also move into Tier 3, which includes Broxbourne...

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Person Voting Begins in Crucial Georgia Senate Runoffs

Person Voting Begins in Crucial Georgia Senate Runoffs

The southern state, dominated by Republicans for decades, is now one of the most competitive USA political battlegrounds after Mr Biden's narrow victory in the Nov 3 presidential election . "If we ...

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Landmark changes to United Kingdom blood donation criteria

Landmark changes to United Kingdom blood donation criteria

Britain announced Monday that it would loosen restrictions on blood donation by gay and bisexual men beginning next year, a shift in policy called "landmark" by the government and hailed by activi...

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USA removes Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

USA removes Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

The US has removed Sudan from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after almost three decades. The change in status opens up pathways for Sudan to receive global loans and improve econ...

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U.S. electoral college to convene, declare President elect

U.S. electoral college to convene, declare President elect

The 538 electors are expected to hand Biden 306 electoral votes; 270 is the victory threshold, while Trump is likely to get the 232 endorsements. ELECTORAL COLLEGE: Presidential electors are meeting...

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Wild weather lashes vast stretch of Australia's east coast

The storm is coming out of a trough over the Coral Sea which is deepening offshore of the southern Queensland coast. "Our weather experts tell us we're expecting conditions worse than what we've seen ...

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London Set To Go Into Tier Three

London Set To Go Into Tier Three

He said that the new variant of coronavirus , which has been detected in over 1,000 people, may be the cause for the sudden spike, but assured people that it is not thought to be any more unsafe than...

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Cuomo warns of potential shutdown of nonessential businesses amid COVID-19 surge

Cuomo warns of potential shutdown of nonessential businesses amid COVID-19 surge

The governor clarified that if a region could increase its hospital capacity, either through field hospitals or other measures, that the red zone shutdown could be avoided. He also urged New Yorkers t...

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US COVID-19 deaths top 300,000

US COVID-19 deaths top 300,000

Louis and Pittsburgh, and is more than half of the entire borough of Staten Island. Many experts say it will take time before every American can have access to a vaccine. A second vaccine from M...

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Brexit negotiators told to

Brexit negotiators told to "go the extra mile" to reach a deal

Barnier told ambassadors today that a deal could be signed off in time if it were struck in the next few days, according to report citing people who attended the meeting. Alternatively contingency mea...

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Fake TRP Scam Case

Fake TRP Scam Case

He will be produced before the holiday court later in the day. Police have so far arrested 12 persons in the case including Ghanshyam Singh , distribution head of the ARG Outlier Media private limite...

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United Nations chief calls for worldwide 'state of climate emergency'

United Nations chief calls for worldwide 'state of climate emergency'

But campaigners pointed to the gulf that still yawns between the pace of action and the Paris goals of capping rising global temperatures quickly enough to avoid catastrophic impacts. The summit com...

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Woman plummets to her death from popular scenic Grampians lookout in Victoria

Woman plummets to her death from popular scenic Grampians lookout in Victoria

Witnesses could hear the woman's screams, but were powerless to help. They were at Boroka Lookout, an overhang by the side of the cliff that has a panoramic view of the mountains and town below. "One ...

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Mexico's tower of skulls yields more ancient remains

Mexico's tower of skulls yields more ancient remains

Some 484 skulls had previously been found at the tower, according to Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History ( INAH ). The tower's original discovery surprised anthropologists, who...

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Department of Health in Marion County provides COVID-19 vaccination update

Department of Health in Marion County provides COVID-19 vaccination update

The new restrictions shut down a few industries, such as casinos and theaters, and tightened capacity restrictions on many others. Three COVID-19 related deaths reported per day. Florida's Departme...

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Four COVID-19 cases reported in Windsor, LaSalle Catholic board schools

Four COVID-19 cases reported in Windsor, LaSalle Catholic board schools

For the week beginning November 30 running through December 6, schools reported 2,004 new cases in students and 1,511 new cases in staff. Reports showed an increase of 2,991 student cases and 1,736 st...

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Electoral College Electors Cast Their Votes, Further Cementing Biden's Win

Electoral College Electors Cast Their Votes, Further Cementing Biden's Win

Under a complicated system dating back to the 1780s, a candidate becomes USA president not by winning the popular vote but through the Electoral College system, which allots electoral votes to the 50 ...

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'Significant winter storm' on track to impact the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

'Significant winter storm' on track to impact the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Tuesday, and skies are expected to clear Wednesday. "As upper-level energy moves from the Rockies into the East Monday and Tuesday, an area of low pressure will begin to take shape across the southe...

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U.S. sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian defence system

U.S. sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian defence system

The sanctions, first reported by Reuters last week, target Turkey's top defence procurement and development body Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB), its chairman Ismail Demir and three other emp...

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Trump supporters, counter-protesters in violent clash in DC

Trump supporters, counter-protesters in violent clash in DC

The rallies, where few people wore masks, were organized by Stop The Steal, linked to Roger Stone, an ally of the outgoing president . Thousands of people forming in Washington (D.C.) for Stop the St...

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Master spy writer John le Carre dies at 89

Master spy writer John le Carre dies at 89

The true Spy Master of several generations has left us. The author, whose real name was David Cornwell, wrote 25 novels and one memoir in a career spanning six decades, selling some 60 million books...

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Washington state reports 4,181 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

The state of Florida's COVID-19 dashboard reported 8,958 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Sunday, a count under 10,000 after six of the previous days had been above 10,000. Snohomish County has 17,942 cas...

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14 migrants found dead off Venezuela's eastern coast

14 migrants found dead off Venezuela's eastern coast

Eleven bodies were recovered on December 12, and another three corpses were found on a Venezuelan beach on Sunday, the nation's government said in a statement. Aspudillo has gotten increasingly desper...

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Electoral College to formalise Biden win, ending a protracted presidential contest

Electoral College to formalise Biden win, ending a protracted presidential contest

When all 538 of the nation's electors' votes are counted, Biden is expected to have more than the 270 needed to be elected president. Twenty electors will convene on Monday in the Capitol Complex to...

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Pro-Trump rallies draw thousands to D.C.

The protests were fueled in part by Trump's relentless false claims that the election has been stolen from him and the Supreme Court's unanimous refusal Friday to hear the Texas attorney general's a...

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Trump Pursues Appointing Special Counsel for Election, Hunter Biden

Trump Pursues Appointing Special Counsel for Election, Hunter Biden

The White House declined to comment. It is not clear if Joe Biden ever visited the office. "The investigation uncovered, among other things, that " Hunter Biden's role on Burisma's board negati...

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Electoral college poised to formally cast ballots for Biden as president

Given the unrelenting battle that President Donald Trump and his loyalists waged before, during and after the election in an effort to capture a second term, some might want to watch just in case ...

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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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