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 2020-11-24 12:06 

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German states plan to relax virus rules for Christmas...

BERLIN — Germany's 16 federal states plan to allow gatherings of up to 10 people over Christmas and New Year, offering some relaxation of coronavirus......

 2020-11-24 12:02 

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UK 'very concerned' at recent conflict in Ethiopia, says Raab...

LONDON — Britain is very concerned at the escalating conflict in Ethiopia, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday, highlighting the humanitarian and......

 2020-11-24 12:02 

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Caribbean resorts get starring role in U.S airlines' COVID-19 holiday playbook...

CHICAGO — U.S. airlines are adding flights, and in some cases COVID-19 testing programs, for travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, a region central to carriers'......

 2020-11-24 12:00 

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Liberal firearm ban unlikely to curb gun violence, RCMP union says, calling for 'evidence based' policy...

Criticism of the Liberal gun ban comes as the federal government has so far failed to secure a private-sector contractor to design a federal buyback program...

 2020-11-24 12:00 

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Can you describe the year 2020 in one word? Neither can the Oxford Dictionary...

'It's both unprecedented and a little ironic — in a year that left us speechless, 2020 has been filled with new words unlike any other'...

 2020-11-24 12:00 

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'Could be an Achilles heel': Why COVID-19 vaccines requiring two doses are worrying some health experts...

It's potentially a problem, given research has consistently found as many as 70% of adults prescribed a multi-dose vaccine don't come back after the first......

 2020-11-24 12:00 

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CIA took Kim Jong-un's nephew into custody as he fled regime following father's murder: report...

Kim Han-sol, 25, requested help from Free Joseon, a group bent on toppling the North Korean leader's regime. Instead, a report says he ended up in the hands of......

 2020-11-24 11:56 

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Turkish court adds new Saudi defendants in Khashoggi trial...

ISTANBUL — A Turkish court on Tuesday added new defendants to the case against Saudi officials charged over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, state......

 2020-11-24 11:51 

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Spain eyes 6-people cap for holiday season parties, El Mundo reports...

MADRID — The Spanish government will propose to regional authorities a six-person limit for Christmas and New Year's parties when they involve guests, El Mundo......

 2020-11-24 11:50 

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Kremlin says healthcare under heavy strain as COVID-19 deaths hit new high...

MOSCOW — The Kremlin said on Tuesday Russia's healthcare system was under heavy strain as authorities reported a record 491 deaths linked to COVID-19 and......

 2020-11-24 11:46 

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Armenian economy minister resigns as government in flux...

MOSCOW — Armenian Economy Minister Tigran Khachatryan has tendered his resignation, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following criticism of the government over......

 2020-11-24 11:45 

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Ethiopia says foes surrendering, Tigray forces report battle win...

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI — The Ethiopian government said on Tuesday that Tigrayan soldiers were surrendering in the face of an advance towards the regional capital,......

 2020-11-24 11:44 

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Lockerbie bomber appeal begins at Scotland's High Court...

LONDON — Scotland's High Court began hearing an appeal on Tuesday against the conviction of a Libyan man found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie aircraft bombing,......

 2020-11-24 11:41 

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UK health minister says test and trace can't control COVID-19 alone...

LONDON — British health minister Matt Hancock said that 'test and trace' cannot control the coronavirus in the way that an effective system of mass testing......

 2020-11-24 11:39 

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Parents of Briton killed in road accident lose diplomatic immunity challenge...

LONDON — The parents of a 19-year-old Briton killed in a road accident in 2019 lost their court battle with the British government on Tuesday over whether the......

 2020-11-24 11:31 

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Parents of Briton killed road accident lose diplomatic immunity challenge...

LONDON — The parents of a 19-year-old Briton killed in a road accident in 2019 lost their court battle with the British government on Tuesday over whether the......

 2020-11-24 11:20 

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International donors meet to pledge billions in aid to Afghanistan...

GENEVA — Dozens of nations began pledging billions of dollars in aid for Afghanistan at a conference in Geneva on Tuesday, hoping that peace negotiations......

 2020-11-24 11:18 

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Russia's Lavrov, Iran's Zarif discuss Syria, Karabakh, nuclear deal in phone call...

MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the situations in Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh in a phone call with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad......

 2020-11-24 11:18 

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Russia's Sputnik COVID-19 vaccine to cost less than $20 per person internationally...

MOSCOW — Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine will cost less than $20 per person on international markets and Moscow aims to produce more than a billion doses......

 2020-11-24 11:05 

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Swedish watchdog finds serious failures in COVID care at nursing homes...

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's health watchdog said on Tuesday it had uncovered "serious shortcomings" in COVID-19 care for residents of nursing homes where thousands......

 2020-11-24 11:03 

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Bitcoin close to all-time high after topping $19,000...

LONDON — Bitcoin homed in on its all-time high on Tuesday after hitting $19,000 for the first time in nearly three years....

 2020-11-24 11:02 

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Biden forges ahead with building team after Trump clears way for transition...

WILMINGTON — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday began a new phase in his transition to the White House after the Trump administration gave the Democrat......

 2020-11-24 11:02 

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 2020-11-24 11:01 

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French healthcare worker: I try not to bring COVID home...

CAMBRAI — At work, Caroline Tesse, an anaesthesiologist in northern France, is helping her patients make it through the COVID-19 epidemic. In the meantime, her......

 2020-11-24 11:01 

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'Happiest Season' spotlights LGBT love in Christmas rom-com...

LOS ANGELES — "Happiest Season," out on Hulu on Friday and starring Kristen Stewart, breaks the mold as a romantic comedy about a lesbian couple set around the......

 2020-11-24 11:01 

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Iran reports record high 13,721 new COVID-19 cases...

DUBAI — Iran on Tuesday reported a record high 13,721 new COVID-19 cases and a near-record 483 deaths in the past 24 hours in the Middle East's worst-hit......

 2020-11-24 11:00 

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Rex Murphy: The 'great reset' no one asked for...

How could COVID-19, a medical calamity, provide a rationale for a total economic makeover? Does someone with a headache see it as an opportunity to mow the......

 2020-11-24 10:58 

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U.N. Security Council to discuss Ethiopia informally, source says...

The United Nations Security Council will hold informal talks on Tuesday on the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, according to a New York-based U.N.......

 2020-11-24 10:56 

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Japan and China to continue communications on East China Sea, Japan says...

TOKYO — Japan and China agreed on Tuesday to continue communications on issues around the East China Sea where the two countries are in dispute, Japanese......

 2020-11-24 10:53 

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Norway extends duration of pandemic loan guarantees to airlines...

OSLO — Norway will extend the duration of pandemic-related loan guarantees given to airlines, the government said on Tuesday, but did not make additional funds......

 2020-11-24 10:43 

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Russia's two-shot Sputnik V vaccine to cost less than $20 per person - statement...

MOSCOW — Russia's two-shot Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine will cost less than $20 per person on international markets and will be free of charge for Russian......

 2020-11-24 10:41 

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UN alarmed at military build-up around Tigray capital...

GENEVA — The United Nations human rights chief voiced alarm on Tuesday at reports of a heavy build-up of tanks and artillery around the Tigrayan regional......

 2020-11-24 10:39 

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China says pope's remarks about 'persecuted' Uighurs are groundless...

BEIJING — The Chinese foreign ministry on Tuesday dismissed Pope Francis's criticism of China's treatment of Muslim Uighurs as groundless....

 2020-11-24 10:30 

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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine to be cheaper than rivals, says fund head...

MOSCOW — Russia will charge less for its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine than rivals as Moscow aims to produce more than 1 billion doses at home and abroad next......

 2020-11-24 10:29 

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Britain warns tech firms over risks of China expansion...

LONDON — The British government launched a website on Tuesday warning digital and technology firms of the ethical, legal and commercial risks of expanding into......

 2020-11-24 10:28 

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Poland finds eight coronavirus cases among farmed mink...

WARSAW — Polish scientists have identified eight cases of COVID-19 in mink at a farm in the north of the country, the Medical University of Gdansk said on......

 2020-11-24 10:22 

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PM Conte tells Italians to avoid skiing at Christmas due to COVID-19 risk...

ROME — Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned Italians not to ski during the Christmas holidays to help curb a second wave of the new coronavirus pandemic......

 2020-11-24 10:17 

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UN alarmed at military build-up around Tigray capital...

GENEVA — The United Nations human rights...

 2020-11-24 10:17 

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Saudi-led coalition destroys five mines laid by Yemen's Houthis in Red Sea - Saudi TV...

DUBAI — The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said it had destroyed five mines laid by the Iran-aligned group in the Red Sea, Saudi state TV......

 2020-11-24 10:14 

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Russia carries out mass raids on Jehovah's Witnesses, makes arrests...

MOSCOW — Law enforcement authorities carried out mass raids on the Jehovah's Witnesses across Russia on Tuesday and made a number of arrests as part of a new......

 2020-11-24 10:14 

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Bitcoin hits $19,000 for first time in 3 years, all-time high in sight...

LONDON — Bitcoin hit $19,000 on Tuesday for the first time in nearly three years, homing in on its all-time high of just under $20,000....

 2020-11-24 10:12 

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Tech giants ask Malaysia PM to reinstate foreign ship cable waiver -report...

KUALA LUMPUR — Microsoft, Google and Facebook have asked Malaysia's Prime Minister to reinstate an exemption allowing non-Malaysian ships to carry out repairs......

 2020-11-24 10:11 

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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine to be cheaper than rivals, says fund head...

MOSCOW — Russia will charge less for its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine than rivals as Moscow aims to produce more than 1 billion doses at home and abroad next......

 2020-11-24 10:03 

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Poland finds eight coronavirus cases among farmed minks...

WARSAW — Polish scientists have identified eight cases of COVID-19 in minks at a farm in the north of the country, the Medical University of Gdansk said on......

 2020-11-24 10:03 

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China announces eradication of extreme poverty in last poor counties...

BEIJING — China has removed the last remaining counties from a list of poor regions, in what officials described as achieving President Xi Jinping's......

 2020-11-24 10:03 

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Bitcoin hits $19,000 for first time in 3 years...

LONDON — Bitcoin hit $19,000 on Tuesday for the first time in nearly three years and was just shy touching an all-time high of just under $20,000....

 2020-11-24 10:02 

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Bitcoin hits $19,000 for first time in 3 years...

LONDON — Bitcoin hit $19,000 on Tuesday for the first time in nearly three years and was just shy touching an all-time high of just under $20,000....

 2020-11-24 09:48 

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EU pledges 1.2 billion euros for Afghanistan...

GENEVA — The European Union pledged on Tuesday to maintain its commitment of 1.2 billion euros ($1.43 billion)to Afghanistan at a donor conference in Geneva....

 2020-11-24 09:43 

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Norway extends duration of pandemic loan guarantees to airlines...

OSLO — The Norwegian government plans to extend the duration of loan guarantees given to airlines to three years from two years originally, the Industry......

 2020-11-24 09:33 

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UN chief calls for Afghan ceasefire and inclusive peace...

GENEVA — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Tuesday for an "immediate, unconditional ceasefire" in Afghanistan to create a conducive......

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