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US historians on what Donald Trump
US historians on what Donald Trump's legacy will be

The last four years have been a whirlwind - we asked the experts to break down Trump's key moments.

European countries struggle to make most of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses
European countries struggle to make most of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses
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  • 2021-01-19 12:49:54Z

Some European countries are drawing fewer than the approved six doses from Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine vials, meaning shots are likely going to...

Kremlin brushes off Western calls to release Navalny
Kremlin brushes off Western calls to release Navalny
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  • 2021-01-19 12:48:48Z

The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed off calls from U.S. and European officials to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was arrested after returned to...

Supermarket chain Aldi to pay U.S. workers who get COVID-19 vaccination
Supermarket chain Aldi to pay U.S. workers who get COVID-19 vaccination
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  • 2021-01-19 12:45:06Z

Dollar General Corp last week offered frontline employees a similar incentive after they get the vaccine, while grocery delivery company Instacart said it...

Supermarket chain Aldi to pay U.S. workers who get COVID-19 vaccination
Supermarket chain Aldi to pay U.S. workers who get COVID-19 vaccination

Dollar General Corp last week offered frontline employees a similar incentive after they get the vaccine, while grocery delivery company Instacart said it...

Goldman Sachs profit surges past estimates on M&A, trading boost
Goldman Sachs profit surges past estimates on M&A, trading boost

Earnings per share rose to $12.08 from $4.69 a year earlier. Analysts had expected a profit of $7.47 per share on average, according to the IBES estimate...

EU lashes Bosnia for failing to properly care for migrants
EU lashes Bosnia for failing to properly care for migrants
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  • 2021-01-19 12:31:50Z

The European Union's top migration official on Tuesday criticized Bosnian authorities for failing to properly care for hundreds of migrants living in sub...

Google backs Indian courier startup Dunzo in $40 million fundraising
Google backs Indian courier startup Dunzo in $40 million fundraising

Indian hyperlocal courier startup Dunzo has raised $40 million from existing investor Google and others, it said on Tuesday, after seeing a surge in usage...

By the numbers: A statistical look at Trump
By the numbers: A statistical look at Trump's four years in office

As Donald Trump leaves office, the stock market is up but so is the federal debt and unemployment.

Malaysia expands lockdown measures to most states as virus spreads
Malaysia expands lockdown measures to most states as virus spreads
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  • 2021-01-19 12:22:25Z

Malaysia on Tuesday said it would extend lockdown restrictions across most of the country as it grappled with a rise in coronavirus infections. Last week...

Exclusive: India to start COVID-19 vaccine exports as soon as Wednesday - sources
Exclusive: India to start COVID-19 vaccine exports as soon as Wednesday - sources
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  • 2021-01-19 12:04:20Z

India, one of the world's biggest drugmakers, will start exports of COVID-19 vaccines as early as Wednesday, government sources said, paving the way for many...

Libya's rivals meet in Egyptian resort over constitution
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  • 2021-01-19 12:04:03Z

Libyan officials from rival administrations on Tuesday began talks in an Egyptian Red Sea resort about constitutional arrangements for presidential and...

Trump is starting his last full day in office hiding from the public and plotting to steal Biden
Trump is starting his last full day in office hiding from the public and plotting to steal Biden's thunder, as his approval ratings plummet to historic lows

January 19 is President Donald Trump's final full day in office before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated as the next president.

10 things you need to know today: January 19, 2021
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  • 2021-01-19 11:52:00Z

1.President-elect Joe Biden plans on his first day in office to propose sweeping immigration reform, including an eight-year path to citizenship for...

Sputnik-AstraZeneca vaccine trials to start in February, says R-Pharm
Sputnik-AstraZeneca vaccine trials to start in February, says R-Pharm
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  • 2021-01-19 11:46:28Z

Human trials of a coronavirus vaccine combining Russia's Sputnik V shot with that developed by Britain's AstraZeneca and Oxford University are expected to...

4 hurt in string of shootings in Pennsylvania
4 hurt in string of shootings in Pennsylvania's Poconos
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  • 2021-01-19 11:46:08Z

Authorities early Tuesday lifted a shelter-in-place order hours after a string of shootings left at least four people injured in a community in...

Biden says he will reverse Trump
Biden says he will reverse Trump's order to lift the coronavirus travel ban

"This is not the time to be lifting restrictions on international travel," said a Biden spokesperson.

Meghan seeks court ruling over
Meghan seeks court ruling over 'serious breach' of privacy
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  • 2021-01-19 11:36:21Z

Lawyers for the Duchess of Sussex asked a British judge on Tuesday to settle her lawsuit against a newspaper before it goes to trial by ruling that its...

Millennial Money: Crafting smarter money goals in 2021
Millennial Money: Crafting smarter money goals in 2021
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  • 2021-01-19 11:35:20Z

Or you wanted to save up for a down payment on a house, then the recession left you out of a job. In fact, 29% of Americans with financial goals for 2020...

In wake of U.S. Capitol attack, some law firms decline to halt political contributions
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  • 2021-01-19 11:32:08Z

While major corporations and some law firms stopped contributions to lawmakers after the deadly Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol, few of the legal industries...

Biden
Biden's top diplomat, Blinken, vows to revitalize alliances, U.S. leadership
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  • 2021-01-19 11:29:40Z

President-elect Joe Biden's incoming secretary of state, Antony Blinken, is set to pledge on Tuesday that he will work to revitalize damaged American...

Biden inauguration live updates: Inaugural events to kick off amid heightened security
Biden inauguration live updates: Inaugural events to kick off amid heightened security

Biden and Harris will take part in a ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial on Tuesday to commemorate those who have perished from Covid-19.

Factbox: Biden plans to reverse Trump policies during first days in office
Factbox: Biden plans to reverse Trump policies during first days in office
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  • 2021-01-19 11:27:40Z

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign dozens of executive orders and send sweeping bills to Congress in his first days in office, aiming to roll back ...

Biden intelligence pick to call for tough scrutiny of China, source says
Biden intelligence pick to call for tough scrutiny of China, source says
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  • 2021-01-19 11:20:26Z

Avril Haines, a former White House and CIA official whom President-elect Joe Biden chose for the top U.S. intelligence job, will tell Congress on Tuesday...

Despite election loss, Uganda
Despite election loss, Uganda's Bobi Wine wins growing power
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  • 2021-01-19 11:18:30Z

Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine has emerged from last week's disputed election as the country's most powerful opposition leader after his party won...

Washington
Washington's inauguration is normally a ball - now it's a 'ghost town with soldiers'
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  • 2021-01-19 11:15:45Z

Central Washington is an armed fortress, fenced off with razor wire and surrounded by 25,000 National Guard troops ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's...

Dominion Voting Systems is threatening to sue MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over his
Dominion Voting Systems is threatening to sue MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over his 'false and conspiratorial' election fraud claims

GOP donor Lindell has repeated Trump's claims that the election was stolen, and in December said "the biggest fraud is the Dominion machines."

How offshoring rolled along under Trump, who vowed to stop it
How offshoring rolled along under Trump, who vowed to stop it
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  • 2021-01-19 11:10:05Z

Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency four years ago, in part, by a promise to Midwest factory workers that he would stop companies like Schneider Electric SE...

Factbox: Latest on worldwide spread of the coronavirus
Factbox: Latest on worldwide spread of the coronavirus
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  • 2021-01-19 11:09:35Z

* The EU's executive has warned this month that national plans so far for spending a record 1.8 trillion euros from the bloc's joint coffers were too poor to...

A 22-year-old woman accused of stealing Pelosi
A 22-year-old woman accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop and planning to sell it to Russia has been arrested
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  • 2021-01-19 11:08:13Z

Riley June Williams surrendered herself to law-enforcement authorities on Monday, according to CNN.

The Trump years: Tax cuts and trade wars overshadowed in the end by a virus
The Trump years: Tax cuts and trade wars overshadowed in the end by a virus
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  • 2021-01-19 11:07:42Z

From trade wars to tax cuts, from ultra-low unemployment to record highs on stock markets and a high-volume feud with his own Federal Reserve chief...

Explainer: Trump
Explainer: Trump's legacy - Big policy changes that often got lost amid the din and scandal
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  • 2021-01-19 11:06:03Z

President Donald Trump may be best remembered for his use of Twitter as a bully pulpit to stoke controversy or browbeat opponents, but the noise his tweets...

Police officer, suspect killed after armed standoff in Ohio
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  • 2021-01-19 11:04:54Z

An Ohio city on Tuesday was mourning a police officer who died after an hourslong armed standoff ended in gunfire and also claimed the life of a suspect...

Analysis - Trump
Analysis - Trump's legacy: A more divided America, a more unsettled world
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  • 2021-01-19 11:04:11Z

When President Donald Trump delivered his inaugural speech on Jan. 20, 2017, he promised an end to "American carnage," a bleak and dysfunctional nation he...

Alexei Navalny calls for sanctions against
Alexei Navalny calls for sanctions against 'enablers' of Putin regime including Roman Abramovich
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  • 2021-01-19 11:03:02Z

Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who has been jailed for at least a month after returning to Russia over the weekend, has urged Western governments to...

Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary
Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary
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  • 2021-01-19 11:02:08Z

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the...

Avril Haines, Biden
Avril Haines, Biden's pick for top spy, to tell Senate she'll keep politics out of intel analysis

Haines is also likely to say she'll protect whistleblowers and speak truth to power, according to excerpts of a prepared statement obtained by NBC News.

Analysis: Saudi overtures to wary Biden team driven by worries over Iran, economy
Analysis: Saudi overtures to wary Biden team driven by worries over Iran, economy

After months out of the global spotlight, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has swept back to centre stage with eye-catching diplomatic and economic...

Google backs Indian courier startup Dunzo in $40 million fundraising
Google backs Indian courier startup Dunzo in $40 million fundraising
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  • 2021-01-19 11:00:39Z

Indian hyperlocal courier startup Dunzo has raised $40 million from existing investor Google and others, it said on Tuesday, after seeing a surge in usage...

The Latest: Top diplomat nominee says he
The Latest: Top diplomat nominee says he'll rebuild State
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  • 2021-01-19 11:00:25Z

President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be America's top diplomat says he's ready to confront challenges posed by China, Iran, North Korea and Russia...

Biden's top diplomat, Blinken, vows to revitalize alliances, U.S. leadership
  • World
  • 2021-01-19 11:00:00Z

President-elect Joe Biden's incoming secretary of state, Antony Blinken, is set to pledge on Tuesday that he will work to revitalize damaged American...

Russia
Russia's second vaccine '100% effective', watchdog tells media
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  • 2021-01-19 10:59:08Z

A candidate COVID-19 vaccine known as EpiVacCorona, Russia's second to be registered, proved "100% effective" in early-stage trials, Russian consumer health ...

Number of COVID-19 patients in Irish hospitals falls
Number of COVID-19 patients in Irish hospitals falls
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  • 2021-01-19 10:54:51Z

The number of patients being treated for COVID-19 in Irish hospitals fell on Tuesday from the highest level recorded since the pandemic began a day earlier, ...

The FBI is tracing a digital trail to Capitol rioters
The FBI is tracing a digital trail to Capitol rioters
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  • 2021-01-19 10:52:21Z

Capitol rioters, eager to share proof of their efforts with other extremists online, have so far left a digital footprint of at least 140,000 images that is ...

Joe Biden Needs To Bolster U.S. Democracy. His Pentagon Pick Could Threaten It.
Joe Biden Needs To Bolster U.S. Democracy. His Pentagon Pick Could Threaten It.

Congress will soon pass a special waiver for former general Lloyd Austin to be defense secretary amid fears that the military is becoming politicized.

California sheriff's deputy, driver dead following shootout
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  • 2021-01-19 10:42:52Z

A California sheriff's deputy has died and another deputy was injured following a chase and shootout that also left a suspect dead, authorities said. A...

Lawyers for UK
Lawyers for UK's Meghan seek to stop privacy case going to trial
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  • 2021-01-19 10:38:27Z

Lawyers for Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, asked a London judge on Tuesday to rule in her favour in a privacy case against a tabloid newspaper without ...

TikTok owner ByteDance launches Douyin Pay, its mobile payment service for China
TikTok owner ByteDance launches Douyin Pay, its mobile payment service for China
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  • 2021-01-19 10:35:54Z

Beijing-based ByteDance recently launched its third-party payment service for the Chinese version of its hit short video app TikTok, "Douyin Pay", as it...

Spain to send 30,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Andorra
Spain to send 30,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Andorra
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  • 2021-01-19 10:33:45Z

Spain will sell 30,000 doses of the BioNTech/Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to microstate Andorra, as part of its plan to redistribute excess vaccines, the...

Biden Latino officials shoulder high expectations, urgency to undo Trump policies
Biden Latino officials shoulder high expectations, urgency to undo Trump policies

"We have multiple crises we are facing," says Biden administration official Julie Chávez Rodríguez. "People been traumatized the last four years."

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