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New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million Covid cases

by Ben Sheppard The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million Covid-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered in its efforts to quell the virus, which...

The Bavarian town where US troops are life and soul

by Isabelle LE PAGE When the United States said it would be withdrawing troops from Germany earlier this year, shockwaves rippled through the country -- but nowhere more than in the Bavarian town of Grafenwoehr. For the town located on the edge of the most important...

Trump will be gone, but trauma of 2020 may haunt Biden

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by Sebastian Smith Covid and a traumatic presidential election left the US reeling in 2020, but even with Donald Trump gone and Joe Biden promising to heal the nation there'll be no quick return to normal in 2021. For many in the world's richest country, 2020...

US looking ‘very carefully’ at new virus variant

US authorities are looking "very carefully" into the virus variant spreading in the United Kingdom, top health officials said Sunday, while indicating that a ban on UK travel was not currently in the cards. The news came as a US expert panel recommended those aged...

Electoral College confirms Biden White House victory

by Sebastian Smith Joe Biden was confirmed as the next US president on Monday as the Electoral College formalized his victory over Donald Trump, all but closing the door on the incumbent's efforts to overturn the result of the 2020 election. As Biden appealed to Americans...

Joe Biden’s Dogs Play Tug-of-War with Trump Toy and not many are happy

A viral picture shows Joe Biden’s dogs playing tug-of-war with a President Donald Trump chew toy and it carries the hashtags “#ByeDon” and “#YoureFired”. The photograph, posted on the Instagram account “first_dogs_usa” also has several photos it claims Naomi Biden, Joe Biden’s granddaughter, took. “I hope you’ll...

US Electoral College set to confirm Biden win as Trump fights on

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by Francesco FONTEMAGGI Long a mere formality, a vote on Monday by members of the Electoral College to formally recognize Joe Biden as the next US president has taken on unusual import this year with Donald Trump stubbornly refusing to admit defeat. The results of the...

Khairy: Malaysia won’t fast-track Covid-19 vaccine approval, will evaluate fully

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 12 -- Malaysia will not rush the approval of Covid-19 vaccines for "emergency use" as some other nations have done, said Khairy Jamaluddin. The Science, Technology and Innovation minister said the country would ensure that any vaccines procured would go through thorough...

‘Extraordinary uncertainties’: Harvard prof on Covid-19 and impact on mental health

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India -- There is a need for "unconditional income support" for those who have borne the brunt of Covid-19 crisis, professor of global health, Harvard medical school, Vikram Patel said during the last leg of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Friday. Patel talked about...

Biden picks first Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd Austin, who led US troops into Baghdad in 2003 and rose to head the US Central Command, has been chosen by President-elect Joe Biden to be the first African-American secretary of defense, US media reported Monday. A veteran of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan,...
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