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Virginia, Kentucky National Guard troops heading to Horn 2021-11-30 13:44:27More than 1,000 National Guard troops from Virginia and Kentucky are being deployed to Africa in what authorities said was the largest single-unit mob

Swiss officials warn COVID-19 rules threaten sports events 2021-11-30 13:18:21BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic officials in Switzerland urged the federal government Tuesday to exempt international athletes and officials fr

Iraq electoral commission confirms October election results 2021-11-30 11:44:34BAGHDAD (AP) – The final results announced by Iraq’s electoral commission on Tuesday confirmed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as the bigges

Putin warns West: Moscow has 'red line' about 2021-11-30 11:33:14MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sternly warned NATO against deploying its troops and weapons to Ukraine, saying it rep

Iran strikes hard line as talks over nuclear 2021-11-30 10:30:33TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck a hard line Tuesday after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal, suggesting e

New opening produces another draw in chess title 2021-11-30 10:23:56 Chess champion Magnus Carlsen tried a new opening with White Tuesday, but the result was the same: yet another draw in Game 4 of his title defense ag

Rihanna's officially 'right excellent,' named Barbados hero 2021-11-30 10:04:43SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Rihanna smiled under her face mask as she heard her name called in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday, but hesitated before sh

China's Xi Jinping pledges 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine 2021-11-30 07:44:27China pledged late Monday to provide 1 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccines to Africa amid fears of the omicron variant and jockeying with the U.S.

U.K. antitrust watchdog orders Facebook to sell Giphy 2021-11-30 06:51:27The United Kingdom’s antitrust watchdog ordered Facebook on Tuesday to sell Giphy, the GIF-sharing platform, because it says the combination wou

Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy, becomes republic 2021-11-30 00:02:29SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another vestige of its colonial pa

Iranian demands raise fresh doubts as nuke talks 2021-11-29 17:53:38Iran refused to meet face-to-face with American diplomats as talks over the Islamic republic’s suspect nuclear programs resumed Monday in Vienna

Omicron spreading fast, but scientists call it 'mild,' 2021-11-29 17:25:00Omicron, the latest coronavirus variant with a Greek name, features a buffet of mutations suggesting it will spread faster, stiff-arm vaccines to some

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Nigeria has detected its first case of the 2021-12-01 07:35:27Nigeria has detected its first case of the omicron coronavirus variant in a sample it collected in October, weeks before South Africa alerted the worl

U.S. border businesses optimistic as some restrictions ease 2021-12-01 04:00:00The pandemic meant quite a few changes for Ryden's Border Store, a popular shop and parcel delivery warehouse located in northern Minnesota

CNN suspends news anchor Chris Cuomo, citing proof 2021-11-30 19:03:16CNN on Tuesday suspended news anchor Chris Cuomo indefinitely over his role in defending his brother, former New York governor Andrew Cuomo, regarding

At least 4 killed as powerful storm hits 2021-11-30 18:42:36A powerful storm pounded Istanbul and other parts of Turkey on Monday, killing at least four people and causing havoc in the city of 15 million people

Josephine Baker becomes 1st Black woman honoured at 2021-11-30 17:23:13Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon on Tuesday, be

Leftist Xiomara Castro to become 1st female Honduran 2021-11-30 16:51:11Honduras ruling party conceded defeat Tuesday in presidential elections held two days earlier, giving victory to leftist opposition candidate Xiomara

No immediate plans to shut border with Canada 2021-11-30 16:33:41The White House says it has no immediate plan to tighten the border with Canada again after new COVID-19 cases involving the omicron variant.

3 students killed, 8 others wounded in Michigan 2021-11-30 16:02:26A 15-year-old student opened fire at his Michigan high school about 50 kilometres north of Detroit Tuesday, killing three students aged 14 to 17, and

El Chapo's wife sentenced 3 years for helping 2021-11-30 15:27:18The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to helping her husba

Witness at Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial describes her 2021-11-30 12:50:54A longtime pilot for the late financier Jeffrey Epstein resumed his testimony at Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial Tuesday, saying that the B

Marilyn Manson's home searched in abuse investigation 2021-11-30 12:09:12Authorities searched the home of musician Marilyn Manson, whose legal name is Brian Hugh Warner, on Monday after allegations of physical and sexual ab

As Russia masses its troops, Canadian soldiers in 2021-11-30 11:31:54Canadian troops in the Baltic state of Latvia are just 300 kilometres from the border with Russia, as tens of thousands of Russian troops mobilize and

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Biden says economy 'in strong shape' ahead of New! 2021-12-01 15:26:09The president says he is optimistic supply chains can cope with any disruption from Omicron.

Match settles legal fight with Tinder founders for New! 2021-12-01 14:49:48Dating app Tinder's founders claimed in court that Match had undervalued the firm by $10bn in 2017.

New travel rules mean 'I can't afford to New! 2021-12-01 12:01:14UK residents in South Africa, which has been added to the travel red list, say new requirements are too costly.

Coronavirus: Heathrow Airport opens dedicated red list country New! 2021-12-01 10:10:25The measure will keep passengers arriving from red list destinations away from other travellers.

Tel Aviv named as world's most expensive city 2021-12-01 09:09:41Soaring inflation and supply-chain problems push up prices in the 173 cities surveyed.

Elon Musk jokes about whistleblowers with new Tesla 2021-11-30 22:53:01In recent months, Tesla has faced lawsuits over alleged sexual harassment and racist abuse.

Duolingo boss: 'Develop your social skills' 2021-11-30 19:07:27Luis von Ahn, co-founder and CEO of language-learning app Duolingo, shares his business advice.

HGV shortages: Why European drivers don't want to 2021-11-30 19:00:58Lorry drivers say more investment is needed to make the UK industry more attractive to workers.

UK inflation: Rising costs could push family spend 2021-11-30 19:00:05Monthly spend over Christmas expected to increase by £109, according to projections for BBC Panorama.

Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning 2021-11-30 18:37:09Stock markets slide after Moderna boss casts doubt on vaccine effectiveness against new variant.

Omicron raises uncertainty around inflation, says Powell 2021-11-30 13:11:53The term "transitory" should be "retired" as a way of describing high inflation, Jerome Powell tells Congress.

Inditex: Zara founder’s daughter becomes fashion giant's chair 2021-11-30 09:43:03Marta Ortega has been with the firm for 15 years, starting out as an assistant at its High Street brand Bershka

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