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 2020-11-27 10:20 

Boston 25 News

Lawmakers throw pig guts, punches on Taiwan parliament floor...

Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef...

 2020-11-27 10:15 

Boston 25 News

British bike maker pedals on, with Brexit deal up in the air...

The team at Brompton Bicycle Ltd...

 2020-11-27 10:12 

Boston Herald

Boston Ballet brings 'Nutcracker' magic, energy online...

Every performance, every step and waltz and bris, comes with a different energy for the Boston Ballet's Viktorina Kapitonova. This energy instills fresh magic into every night of "The Nutcracker" — the Tchaikovsky warhorse, holiday favor...

 2020-11-27 10:03 

The Boston Globe

Advice: Ways to help someone while keeping your social distance...

In difficult times, what steps can we actually take to support people?...

 2020-11-27 10:00 

Boston 25 News

Students in Burkina Faso fear extremists more than COVID-19...

Children returning to school in Burkina Faso's volatile Sahel region have to practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist attacks that have ravaged the West African nation, killing more than 2,000 people this year...

 2020-11-27 09:40 

Boston 25 News

Japan spacecraft carrying asteroid soil samples nears home...

A Japanese spacecraft is nearing Earth after a yearlong journey home from a distant asteroid with soil samples and data that could provide clues to the origins of the solar system...

 2020-11-27 09:40 

Boston 25 News

Global stocks mixed amid unease about vaccine development...

Global stock markets are mixed as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weigh on investor optimism...

 2020-11-27 09:29 

WCVB

90-year-old knits hats, sells them from nursing home during pandemic...

Merna Priestley, 90, has been making and selling hats for the last eight years. Her assisted living facility offered to help her keep up her business during the pandemic....

 2020-11-27 09:12 

The Boston Globe

I found Viagra in my boyfriend's truck - and he doesn't use it with me...

Is he cheating on me?...

 2020-11-27 09:00 

The Boston Globe

Make becoming an American citizen great again...

The new citizenship test is needlessly onerous, and the Biden administration should restore the previous one....

 2020-11-27 08:55 

WCVB

Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores...

Many retailers closed their doors on Thanksgiving Day but are beefing up their safety protocols to reassure wary customers that they can still come back the next day....

 2020-11-27 08:30 

The Boston Globe

Military's role in vaccine will be strictly behind the scenes, despite Trump's claims...

When President Donald Trump talks about efforts to deliver the coronavirus vaccine to millions of Americans eager to return to their normal lives, he often says he is "counting on the military" to get it done. In reality, the role of the military ...

 2020-11-27 08:29 

Boston 25 News

Bindi Irwin shares ultrasound clip of baby-to-be: ‘Our beautiful daughter is the light of our lives’...

According to People magazine and...

 2020-11-27 08:25 

Boston 25 News

Ethiopians flee Tigray capital in fear of imminent assault...

People are continuing to flee the capital of Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region in fear of an imminent assault after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the army had been ordered to move in for the "final phase" of an offensive to arrest the defian...

 2020-11-27 08:20 

The Boston Globe

Germany has lessons about containing the damage of COVID-19. It's not too late for us to start listening....

To most German people and politicians, a mask is still just a mask, not a fraught symbol. And that's making an enormous difference....

 2020-11-27 08:05 

Boston 25 News

AP PHOTOS: Greece puts faith in online schooling...

In empty classrooms across Greece, teachers are holding online lessons after the government ordered that all tuition, from pre-school through to university, must take place remotely...

 2020-11-27 08:05 

Boston 25 News

Unfazed Indian farmers press on protests against new laws...

Thousands of agitated farmers in India are facing tear gas and baton charge from police as they resume their march to the capital to protest new laws that they fear will give more power to corporations and reduce their earnings...

 2020-11-27 08:00 

Boston 25 News

Cher to visit Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'...

An animal welfare group says the iconic singer and actress Cher is set to visit Pakistan...

 2020-11-27 08:00 

The Boston Globe

Trump may be right about one thing, architecture...

Will Trumpitecture live on after Donald Trump?...

 2020-11-27 08:00 

The Boston Globe

Pomegranate season...

We are arriving at the solstice: when the earth starts to swing, slowly but inexorably, toward springtime and the light. Vaccines are coming. A new administration is coming....

 2020-11-27 08:00 

The Boston Globe

Biden needs to bring Republicans on board in foreign policy...

It's the only way he can guarantee a policy that will outlive his presidency....

 2020-11-27 07:55 

Boston 25 News

Academic detained in Iran for 2 years returns to Australia...

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has arrived back in Australia and will soon reunite with her family after more than two years in an Iranian prison...

 2020-11-27 07:30 

The Boston Globe

In later years, strides were made in care at Fernald...

The holiday lighting of the Fernald grounds should celebrate the fine strides made for people with developmental disabilities....

 2020-11-27 07:30 

The Boston Globe

The police reform blues...

The BPPA has never had a problem getting its message out. The problem is that the messaging lacks a commitment to oversight and accountability....

 2020-11-27 07:20 

Boston 25 News

S Korea agency says N Korea executed people, shut Pyongyang...

South Korea's spy agency has told lawmakers that North Korea executed at least two people, banned fishing at sea and locked down its capital Pyongyang as part of frantic anti-coronavirus steps...

 2020-11-27 07:13 

Boston 25 News

Thanksgiving shooting: Toddler critically hurt after finding, firing gun in Michigan, police say...

According to WEYI and WJRT, the incident occurred about 4 p.m. Thursday in Grand Blanc Township. The 3-year-old, who was inside a bedroom of a home in the Maplebook Village Condominiums complex, apparently discovered the weapon, which discharged and struc...

 2020-11-27 06:55 

Boston 25 News

China hikes taxes on Australian wine amid political tension...

China is raising import taxes on Australian wine, stepping up pressure on Australia over disputes including its support for a probe into the origin of the coronavirus...

 2020-11-27 06:08 

The Boston Globe

Top California air, climate regulator hopes to run Biden EPA...

Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation's most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she's been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's effort to dismantle them. With Joe Biden heading to the...

 2020-11-27 06:00 

The Boston Globe

Rich donors don't make great ambassadors...

Let's stop sending out unqualified diplomats just because they helped fund a president's campaign....

 2020-11-27 05:50 

Boston 25 News

Top California air, climate regulator hopes to run Biden EPA...

Mary Nichols will soon leave her job as California's top air regulator after more than four decades of advocating for ambitious climate policies in the nation's most populous state...

 2020-11-27 05:40 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: Australian state marks 28 days with no new case...

From nearly 8,000 active cases in August and more than 800 deaths in the Australian state of Victoria to the elimination of the coronavirus: It's an achievement that one Melbourne doctor says he thought was unthinkable only three months ago...

 2020-11-27 05:29 

The Boston Globe

Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores...

After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope....

 2020-11-27 05:25 

Boston 25 News

Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores...

After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope...

 2020-11-27 05:15 

Boston 25 News

No. 3 Villanova beats No. 18 ASU 83-74 to win Empire Classic...

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored a career-high 28 points to lead No. 3 Villanova over No. 18 Arizona State 83-74 Thursday night in the championship game of the Empire Classic...

 2020-11-27 05:15 

The Boston Globe

'The Crown' stokes an uproar over fact vs. entertainment...

Newspapers and television programs have been full of starchy commentary about how "The Crown" distorts history in its account of the turbulent decade in which Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer and Margaret Thatcher wrought a free-market re...

 2020-11-27 05:13 

The Boston Globe

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan former prime minister, dies of virus...

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country's largest political party, died of COVID-19 Thursday in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, his party said. He was 84....

 2020-11-27 05:06 

The Boston Globe

After two hurricanes, Honduras braces for long recovery...

Category 4 Hurricane Eta and Category 5 Hurricane Iota cut similar paths across Central America this month, a one-two punch that killed scores of people and displaced hundreds of thousands. More than a week after the second storm, vast areas of Honduras, ...

 2020-11-27 05:05 

Boston 25 News

Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul...

Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years over an alleged corruption scheme have evaporated, with a judge finding them all guilty and quickly sentencing them to prison...

 2020-11-27 05:05 

Boston 25 News

Asian stocks mixed amid unease about vaccine development...

Asian stock markets are mixed as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weigh on investor optimism...

 2020-11-27 05:03 

The Boston Globe

EU border agency accused of covering up migrant pushback in Greece...

Mounting evidence indicates the European Union's border agency has been complicit in Greece's illegal practice of pushing back migrants to Turkey, according to documents obtained by The New York Times and interviews with officials....

 2020-11-27 05:02 

Boston Herald

No space-saver needed with Southie condo...

South Boston's been around longer than all of us, so it's understandable, and a little comforting, that Southie isn't flinching at the recent wave of house-hunters leaving the city. They'll be back, and when they're back, they'll b...

 2020-11-27 05:00 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas...

No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected Thanksgiving night flight to Las Vegas, where the Bears now hope to open their men's basketball schedule with two games this weekend...

 2020-11-27 05:00 

The Boston Globe

Today in History...

Today is Friday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2020. There are 34 days left in the year....

 2020-11-27 04:58 

The Boston Globe

Turkey jails hundreds for life over roles in 2016 coup attempt...

A Turkish court sentenced hundreds of defendants to multiple life terms on Thursday for involvement in the failed 2016 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, culminating one of the most important mass trials of defendants accused of involvement in t...

 2020-11-27 04:53 

The Boston Globe

Ethiopia's leader escalates push into Tigray, raising fears of civilian deaths...

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia said Thursday that he had ordered a final military offensive into the capital of the northern region of Tigray, a major escalation of a weekslong conflict that rights organizations worry will lead to large civilian ca...

 2020-11-27 04:46 

Boston 25 News

Thanksgiving Day family altercation in New Orleans leaves 2 dead, 1 wounded...

A Thanksgiving Day stabbing and shooting incident in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward left two men dead and a woman wounded....

 2020-11-27 04:39 

Advisor Perspectives

No Single Story to the COVID Recovery...

Good economic news conceals a range of widely diverging outcomes....

 2020-11-27 04:37 

Advisor Perspectives

What China's 14th Five-Year Plan Means for Investors...

It will continue to be important to be an active investor during this period of transition and to carefully monitor the impact of policy on credit sectors....

 2020-11-27 04:35 

Boston 25 News

Reports: Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tested positive for COVID-19, according to multiple media outlets...

 2020-11-27 04:34 

Advisor Perspectives

The Financial Fire Trucks of 2021...

A Happy Thanksgiving weekend to all my US friends. This year was different for many of us—sometimes by choice, sometimes not. But there's one bit of good news I think we can all share: The holiday season means 2020 is almost over. Soon, we'l...

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