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Alabama certifies election results, record absentee voting New! 2020-11-23 17:08:44MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama officials on Monday certified results of the Nov. 3 election that saw a record number of absentee ballots cast during

Maine certifies Biden's victory in the state's election New! 2020-11-23 16:35:25AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine has certified the results of the 2020 election, Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said Monday. Maine is one of two states in

The Latest: National security experts urge Trump to New! 2020-11-23 15:34:21WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 3:55 p.m. More than 100 former national security officials who served in

Biden names climate statesman John Kerry as climate New! 2020-11-23 15:20:29John Kerry, one of the leading architects of the Paris climate agreement, is getting one more chance to lead the fight against climate change after Pr

Republicans, biz leaders push for action on Biden New! 2020-11-23 15:01:24WASHINGTON (AP) - Pressure is increasing on President Donald Trump’s administration to authorize a formal transition process for President-elect

EU invites Biden to patch up trans-Atlantic ties New! 2020-11-23 13:37:37BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union chief Charles Michel is inviting Joe Biden once he is U.S. president to come visit and patch up trans-Atlantic relation

Biden builds out national security picks with Blinken, 2020-11-23 11:12:07WASHINGTON (AP) - President-elect Joe Biden is building out his administration with several key picks for national security and foreign policy roles.

EU, UK still have 'fundamental' differences in trade 2020-11-23 10:21:30BRUSSELS (AP) - With the European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in quarantine, trade talks with the United Kingdom continued by videoconfer

Turkey protests German search of Libya-bound Turkish ship 2020-11-23 08:31:19ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey summoned top diplomats representing the European Union, Germany and Italy on Monday after a German frigate that is part o

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli PM, flew to Saudi Arabia, 2020-11-23 07:06:01JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media reported Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown

European powers see hope for Iran accord in 2020-11-23 07:01:12BERLIN (AP) - The German, French and British foreign ministers were meeting Monday to discuss the future of the international agreement on Iran's nuc

Election 2020 Today: Fraud rejected, Biden's top diplomat 2020-11-23 06:14:00Here’s what’s happening Monday in Election 2020: TODAY’S TOP STORIES: FRAUD REJECTED : President Donald Trump’s campaign has f

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong pleads guilty 2020-11-23 00:01:01Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong on Monday pleaded guilty to charges of organizing and taking part in an unauthorized assem

Biden expected to announce cabinet picks soon as 2020-11-22 19:42:56U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's first cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as h

Wisconsin police arrest 15-year-old in connection with mall 2020-11-22 19:06:31A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection to a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that injured eight people, authorities said Sunday.

Barack Obama on a Biden presidency, racism in 2020-11-22 17:00:00Former U.S. president Barack Obama says the biggest challenge for president-elect Joe Biden will be to bridge the vast political divide that exists in

U.S. could begin COVID-19 vaccine rollout by mid-December, 2020-11-22 16:22:46The head of the U.S. effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine said the first inoculations could happen as soon as 24 hours after the Food and Drug Admi

Trump slams global climate agreement that Biden intends 2020-11-22 15:43:04U.S. President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord on Sunday, telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was design

Trudeau vows to support developing nations with COVID-19 2020-11-22 14:26:59Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and leaders of the other Group of 20 countries promised Sunday to support developing nations in accessing COVID-19 vacci

Gaza's health system days away from being overwhelmed 2020-11-22 07:56:42A sharp rise in coronavirus infections in the Gaza Strip could overwhelm the Palestinian enclave's meagre medical system by next week, public health

Longtime royal photographer puts some of The Crown's 2020-11-22 04:00:00Season 4 of the Netflix series The Crown has landed and is already sparking controversy, reflecting the challenge of turning historical facts into dra

How big a deal is Joe Biden's Buy 2020-11-22 04:00:00Is the Buy American pledge from incoming U.S. president Joe Biden a nothingburger or a potential billion-dollar blow to Canada's economy? It could go

U.S. federal judge throws out Trump bid to 2020-11-21 18:47:37U.S. President Donald Trump faced a new setback on Saturday in his desperate bid to overturn the U.S. election as a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit

Proposed law on publishing police images sparks protests 2020-11-21 18:12:20Thousands of people took to the streets in Paris and other French cities Saturday at the urging of civil liberties campaigners and journalist groups t

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Rishi Sunak says Spending Review will not spell 2020-11-22 17:32:43The chancellor says he will uphold pre-Covid funding pledges on police, nurses and schools.

What is a Spending Review? How will it 2020-11-22 17:32:21The chancellor will announce his public service spending plans in uniquely difficult circumstances.

Kellogg's and Britvic attack plan to ban junk 2020-11-22 08:31:59Firms including Kellogg's and Britvic say the plan to tackle childhood obesity is "disproportionate".

Coronavirus: £3bn for NHS but Sunak warns of 2020-11-22 07:18:13Borrowing - which hit a record £22.3bn in October - cannot go on indefinitely, chancellor says.

'Thanksgiving To Go': Americans splash out on takeaways 2020-11-21 20:04:39Restaurants across the US are drawing in customers with their Thanksgiving takeaway menus this year.

Smaller turkeys on the menu this Christmas 2020-11-21 01:58:04Fearful that lockdown will extend until Christmas, households have been ordering smaller turkeys.

Carnival Cruise boss banks on safety measures 2020-11-20 17:30:39The hugely profitable business has been brought to its knees by coronavirus.

'I was embarrassed to tell friends about my 2020-11-20 17:30:27Tech entrepreneur Adnan Ebrahim says he was "embarrassed" to talk about his online business.

'I was a stage manager and now I'm 2020-11-20 17:30:26Laura Wilson from west London takes us through her week during the coronavirus pandemic.

Households face £21 rise in energy bills in 2020-11-20 14:12:30Ofgem is considering the rise to help energy firms which have been hit by a jump in unpaid bills.

Fed fights White House move to end some 2020-11-20 11:14:54The US central bank says lending programmes being closed down by the government are still needed.

Sunak faces backlash over public sector pay freeze 2020-11-20 09:30:23Chancellor Rishi Sunak is trying to bolster public finances after huge spending to fight coronavirus.

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