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Wuhan scientists admit to being bitten by COVID-19 infected bats

Specifically, the US said it had obtained new evidence that researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology became sick in the fall of 2019, before the first identified case of the outbreak in the su...

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Biden picks Obama veterans for key State Department posts

Biden picks Obama veterans for key State Department posts

President-elect Joe Biden finalized on Saturday the composition of his diplomatic team, which will include many Obama-era alumni, with a marked desire to break with Donald Trump's unilateralism and ...

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US Slaps Sanctions on Six Officials Over Hong Kong Mass Arrests

US Slaps Sanctions on Six Officials Over Hong Kong Mass Arrests

The United States announced the latest sanctions on Friday, accusing Hong Kong and some Chinese officials of involvement in the January 6 series of arrests of 53 pro-democracy activists under a new ...

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Chance of snow all weekend: Northeast Ohio’s weather forecast

Chance of snow all weekend: Northeast Ohio’s weather forecast

Saturday has only a 20% chance of snow, but that number increases to 50% overnight and into Sunday . On Monday , a few sunny breaks are in the forecast but it will otherwise be cloudy with a high ...

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US House impeaches Trump again

US House impeaches Trump again

But while Biden can make the consequential changes on the Paris accord and the travel ban with the stroke of a pen, the Senate impeachment trial seems sure to slow his efforts to galvanize the r...

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US carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

US carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

Former Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) was among those to criticize the execution, claiming President Trump wanted to move swiftly before President-elect Joe Biden , who has opposed the death penalty, ta...

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Donald Trump so far not planning to pardon himself

Donald Trump so far not planning to pardon himself

According to CNN, Trump advisers urged him to refrain from pardoning himself, as it would imply his guilt. Sources have revealed Donald Trump will pardon around 100 people on his final day as pr...

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Gravitas Plus: Biden's inauguration to shatter America's gender norms

Gravitas Plus: Biden's inauguration to shatter America's gender norms

Indian Americans make up one percent of the total American population. Biden continues to be fairly far-off from filling all of the positions in his administration. Young Chhabra has been appointed...

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Biden to sign Inauguration Day orders on pandemic, economy, climate, other crises

Biden to sign Inauguration Day orders on pandemic, economy, climate, other crises

That's according to a memo from Biden's incoming Chief of Staff Ron Klain Saturday. "President-elect Biden is assuming the presidency in a moment of profound crisis for our nation", Klain said. Pres...

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MyPillow CEO Visits Trump in Oval Office Carrying Mysterious Notes

MyPillow CEO Visits Trump in Oval Office Carrying Mysterious Notes

Lindell said he met with Trump and an attorney for about 10 minutes in the Oval Office. Among those that are visible are the words, "Move Kash Patel to Central Intelligence Agency acting" a refere...

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Protests begin at fortified US statehouses ahead of Biden's inauguration

Protests begin at fortified US statehouses ahead of Biden's inauguration

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said on Friday that while his state had not received any specific threats he was beefing up security around the Capitol in Springfield, including adding about 250 state...

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Mexico will not prosecute former defense minister of drug-related crimes

Mexico will not prosecute former defense minister of drug-related crimes

Reuters reported that upon instructions from López Obrador, Mexico's foreign ministry published a 751-page document showing records of USA evidence compiled against Cienfuegos, including logs of alle...

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As COVID deaths pass two million worlwide, Guterres warns against self-defeating 'vaccinationalism'

As COVID deaths pass two million worlwide, Guterres warns against self-defeating 'vaccinationalism'

Meanwhile, Russia may vaccinate 60 per cent of the population against the coronavirus in the first year, this is a very serious achievement, the head of Russian consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnad...

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Palestinians announce first elections in 15 years, on eve of Biden era

Palestinians announce first elections in 15 years, on eve of Biden era

Earlier this month, Ismail Haniyeh, head of Hamas political bureau, wrote a letter to the Palestinian president, calling for ending division, building partnership, and accomplishing national unity, ac...

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Coronavirus: UK To Close All Travel Corridors From Monday

Coronavirus: UK To Close All Travel Corridors From Monday

Di prime minister add say e dey "important" to take extra measures now wen day by day di kontri dey make serious effort to protect di population. Or take another test on day five and wait for proof of...

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Kremlin critic Navalny on Moscow-bound flight

Kremlin critic Navalny on Moscow-bound flight

He has since led massive anti-Kremlin protests in 2011-2012 and mounted an impressive presidential campaign before he was barred from running in the 2018 election. He announced his decision to return ...

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Terrifying brake failure leaves front end of bus literally hanging from overpass

Terrifying brake failure leaves front end of bus literally hanging from overpass

He offered a harrowing account of the articulated bus plunging 50 feet (15 meters) onto a highway ramp near an interchange of the Cross Bronx and Major Deegan expressways. "Everybody was in a panic". ...

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Britain to host first G7 summit of Biden era amid Covid recovery

Britain to host first G7 summit of Biden era amid Covid recovery

Mr Johnson will host the summit, the first in-person gathering for the G-7 leaders in nearly two years, in southwest England from June 11 to 13, the UK Cabinet Office said in an e-mailed statement. Th...

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Feds Walk Back Claim That There Were 'Kill Capture Teams' at Capitol

Feds Walk Back Claim That There Were 'Kill Capture Teams' at Capitol

In docs, obtained by TMZ, the feds say there's strong evidence supporting that "the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States government". In ...

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23 die in Norway after receiving Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

23 die in Norway after receiving Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

A health care professional prepares a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Jerusalem . Australia has ordered 10 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Out of the 23 deaths, 13 ...

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US airlines boost security, ban checked guns on Washington flights

US airlines boost security, ban checked guns on Washington flights

Beginning this weekend, passengers traveling to Washington D.C. on Delta, United, Alaska or American Airlines won't be able to check firearms ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Social ...

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U.K. toughens up borders over Brazil virus variant fears

U.K. toughens up borders over Brazil virus variant fears

Under the travel corridor arrangements, anyone arriving in the United Kingdom from countries deemed safe was exempt from a period of quarantine. People coming to the United Kingdom will need to quar...

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Russian Federation to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty

Russian Federation to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty

The Russian foreign ministry said Friday that the United States had used a "fictitious pretext" for its withdrawal and had disturbed "the balance of interests of the participating states". NATO depu...

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Acting PM indicates pigeon could be killed

Acting PM indicates pigeon could be killed

The quarantine authorities are now considering contacting a professional bird catcher to catch Joe . But as a Twitter campaign for the bird - christened Joe by its supporters - to be returned s...

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USA slaps more sanctions on Iran in final days of Trump presidency

USA slaps more sanctions on Iran in final days of Trump presidency

Tensions have risen between Iran and the U.S. after Trump unilaterally left a 2015 historic nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers, describing the deal, which was struck by his predecessor ...

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Two Afghan female Supreme Court judges shot dead in Kabul car ambush

Two Afghan female Supreme Court judges shot dead in Kabul car ambush

However, two members of the Afghan police force, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief the media, said Kabul's deputy police chief Mawlana Bayan was wounded in...

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US troop levels cut to 2,500 each in Afghanistan and Iraq

US troop levels cut to 2,500 each in Afghanistan and Iraq

Miller made no mention of Somalia, and U.S. Africa Command did not immediately respond to a query about whether Trump's deadline for the near-total withdrawal of the estimated 700 troops in that count...

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Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

There were 72 new cases in Hebei province, where the government is building isolation hospitals with a total of 9,500 rooms to combat an upsurge in infections, according to the National Health Commiss...

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Nepali climbers conquers world second highest peak in winter

Nepali climbers conquers world second highest peak in winter

Winds on the mountain have speeds of up to 200km per hour (124mph) that's equal to cyclone Fani , the most severe storm that travelled more than 900 kilometres (570 miles) from the Indian state of ...

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Man arrested with handgun, ammo at DC checkpoint

Man arrested with handgun, ammo at DC checkpoint

Mr. Beeler presented a "non-government issued credential", U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement it shared with The Washington Times. The man was taken to the US Capitol Police headquarters and ...

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Laschet, Merz in runoff to succeed Merkel as German CDU party leader

Laschet, Merz in runoff to succeed Merkel as German CDU party leader

There is no clear front-runner among the three candidates: Friedrich Merz, a 65-year-old who is more conservative than Merkel who has been in the private sector for about a decade; Armin Laschet , th...

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Utah National Guard troops deployed to D.C. for inauguration

Utah National Guard troops deployed to D.C. for inauguration

Mike Dunleavy said in a prepared statement. The request for beefed-up security comes less than two weeks after a deadly riot by supporters of President Trump on January 6 at the Capitol interrup...

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Sudan's military helicopter crashes near border with Ethiopia

Sudan's military helicopter crashes near border with Ethiopia

Last month, border demarcation talks between Sudanese and Ethiopian government delegations in Khartoum failed because the Ethiopian delegation refused to recognise the 1903 border demarcation, say...

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Dutch PM and Cabinet quit over child welfare payments scandal

Dutch PM and Cabinet quit over child welfare payments scandal

In a press conference on Friday afternoon, he said that responsibility for the failed handling of the childcare subsidies lay with the Cabinet. The Liberal leader is resigning after extended public ...

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Victoria's big change to mask rules

Victoria's big change to mask rules

People travelling from orange zones can apply online for a permit to enter Victoria. The person is not linked to a known case or public exposure site and will remain in isolation until they receive ...

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