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 2021-01-24 15:33 

AP

2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs...

Straining under record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation's intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring......

 2021-01-24 15:31 

Reuters

Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers...

Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Frea vessels over suspected illegal fuel transfers off the country's waters....

 2021-01-24 15:28 

Reuters

UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv...

The United Arab Emirates cabinet on Sunday approved the establishment of an embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel, state media said....

 2021-01-24 15:28 

Reuters

UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv...

The United Arab Emirates cabinet on Sunday approved the establishment of an embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel, state media said....

 2021-01-24 15:27 

Reuters

Gunmen kill six Malian soldiers in coordinated attacks...

Gunmen in Mali killed at least six soldiers and wounded 18 others in two coordinated attacks in the centre of the African nation on Sunday morning, an army spokesman said....

 2021-01-24 15:25 

Reuters

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Italy to take legal action over COVID vaccine delays to get promised doses...

Italy will take legal action against Pfizer Inc and AstraZeneca over delays in deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to secure agreed supplies rather than seek damages, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 15:24 

AP

Navajo Nation reports 132 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation health officials have reported 132 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more deaths.The latest figures bring the total reported coronavirus cases on the......

 2021-01-24 15:21 

AP

Health Connector continuing open enrollment until March 23...

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Health Connector is continuing open enrollment until March 23, providing additional time for state residents to access affordable health insurance — particularly......

 2021-01-24 15:19 

Reuters

EU should punish Putin for Navalny arrest by cutting money flows - Germany's Weber...

The European Union should punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexej Navalny and thousands of his supporters with targeted financial sanctions, the leader of the bloc's largest political alliance said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 15:18 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Portugal votes in socially distanced presidential election at height of pandemic...

Masked, socially distanced and each using their own pen to avoid spreading germs, the Portuguese headed to the polls on Sunday to vote for the largely ceremonial post of president even as coronavirus cases reach record levels....

 2021-01-24 15:17 

Reuters

Indian police to let protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day, official says...

Police in India's capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week's Republic Day military parade, despite security concerns, a senior official said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 15:14 

AP

Traffic signals around Maine to be upgraded with new tech...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Dozens of traffic signals around Maine will be upgraded with a boost from the Federal Highway Administration.The Maine Department of Transportation is set to receive......

 2021-01-24 15:12 

Reuters

Gunmen kill six Malian soldiers in coordinated attacks...

Gunmen in Mali killed at least six soldiers and wounded 18 others in two coordinated attacks in the centre of the African nation on Sunday morning, an army spokesman said....

 2021-01-24 15:11 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Italy to take legal action over COVID vaccine delays to get promised doses...

Italy will take legal action against Pfizer Inc and AstraZeneca over delays in deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to secure agreed supplies rather than seek damages, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 15:07 

AP

Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking...

MOSCOW (AP) — The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says the U.S. Embassy's statements about the nationwide protests, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested,......

 2021-01-24 15:07 

Reuters

Police to let protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day - official...

Police in India's capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week's Republic Day military parade, despite security concerns, a senior official said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 15:04 

Reuters

Indian police to let protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day -official...

Police in India's capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week's Republic Day military parade, despite security concerns, a senior official said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 15:03 

AP

Some Black Southern Baptists feel shut out by white leaders...

As a student in college and seminary, then as a pastor in Texas, Dwight McKissic has been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention for more than 45 years. Now he's pondering whether he and......

 2021-01-24 14:58 

Reuters

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Trump administration had no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan: White House...

There was no distribution plan for the coronavirus vaccine set up by the Trump administration as the virus raged in its last months in office, new President Joe Biden's chief of staff, Ron Klain, said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 14:53 

AP

One county, worlds apart: Bridging the political divide...

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — She fired up her laptop to scour the internet for bits from right-wing websites and conspiratorial YouTube channels.The inauguration of Joe Biden was just days away,......

 2021-01-24 14:53 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Trump administration had no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan -White House...

There was no distribution plan for the coronavirus vaccine set up by the Trump administration as the virus raged in its last months in office, new President Joe Biden's chief of staff, Ron Klain, said on Sunday....

 2021-01-24 14:52 

AP

Fourth Zimbabwean Cabinet member dies of COVID-19 in surge...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Four Zimbabwean Cabinet ministers have died of COVID-19, three within the past two weeks, highlighting a resurgence of the disease that is sweeping through this southern......

 2021-01-24 14:49 

Reuters

Guyana says Venezuela detained two fishing vessels in its waters...

Guyana said late on Saturday that a Venezuelan navy vessel detained two vessels that were fishing in Guyana's exclusive economic zone, the latest dispute in a long-running border conflict between the two South American nations....

 2021-01-24 14:46 

Reuters

Republican congressman played a role in Trump's campaign to fight election loss: NYT...

A Republican U.S. congressman played a role in ex-President Donald Trump's efforts to oust the top Justice Department official and replace him with a loyalist willing to support efforts to overturn his election defeat, the New York Times reported on S...

 2021-01-24 14:45 

Reuters

Guyana says Venezuela detained two fishing vessels in its waters...

Guyana said late on Saturday that a Venezuelan navy vessel detained two vessels that were fishing in Guyana's exclusive economic zone, the latest dispute in a long-running border conflict between the two South American nations....

 2021-01-24 14:30 

AP

New Georgia senators carry John Lewis' influence with them...

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months after his death, the late civil rights leader and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis will retain a palpable influence in Congress: The state's two new Democratic......

 2021-01-24 14:28 

Reuters

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New Amsterdam protest planned after curfew violations prompt arrests...

Dutch police said they arrested 25 people and handed out 3,600 fines for violations of a nighttime curfew which went into effect on Saturday in a bid to rein in the coronavirus....

 2021-01-24 14:25 

Reuters

After failed Carrefour bid, Couche-Tard seeks to reassure befuddled shareholders...

Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc has been quietly reassuring shareholders about its growth strategy after its abrupt plan to buy French retailer Carrefour SA befuddled investors and cast doubt about the stock's short-te...

 2021-01-24 14:25 

UPI

Weekend snow and ice target the Midwest...

A one-two punch of storm systems are in store for the Midwest through early week, which will undoubtedly produce travel headaches for those in its path. While the latter of the two storm systems will likely yield higher snow and ice accumulations, the fir...

 2021-01-24 14:23 

Reuters

Trump administration had no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan -White House...

There was no distribution plan for the coronavirus vaccine set up by the Trump administration as the virus raged in the their last months in office, new President Joe Biden's chief of staff, Ron Klain, said on Sunday....

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