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In a high-tech world, CB radio lives on in the world of trucking

A “bear” is a police officer, while a “bear in the air” or an “eye in the sky” means an aircraft monitoring traffic on the…

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UN: Ghosn entitled to reparations for ‘arbitrary’ detention in Japan

The former boss of carmaker Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, should receive compensation from Japan because his detention there lacked legal grounds and ran counter to fair…

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Oxford vaccine news gives hope as US plans mass rollout

The developers of a coronavirus vaccine in Britain on Monday claimed success after mass testing, as the United States announced plans to give jabs to…

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Frontrunners emerge in race for COVID-19 vaccine

Dozens of companies, from biotech start-ups to Big Pharma, are racing to develop a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine, both to meet urgent medical need…

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Netanyahu made secret trip to Saudi Arabia, met MBS and Pompeo

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secretly visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday and met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and visiting US Secretary of State…

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The mink link: How COVID-19 mutations in animals affect human health and vaccine effectiveness

The importance of commercially raised animals in the COVID-19 pandemic has received much attention in the past few weeks, when a new variant of SARS-CoV-2…

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Former French president Sarkozy faces corruption charges in court

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is due to face trial in Paris on Monday on accusations of corruption and influence-peddling.In 2014 he is said to…

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Here are 10 things Joe Biden can do immediately to undo the damage Trump has done

Donald Trump loves executive orders as a tool of dictatorial power, avoiding the need to work through Congress. But that works both ways, making it…

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Denying defeat, Trump offers fodder for world’s strongmen

The United States has long championed democracy around the world, pushing persistently, if not always consistently, for leaders to give up power when they lose….

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Kangaroos, an Australian icon, are being butchered to feed the pet food industry

Last month, as animal lovers celebrated World Kangaroo Day (October 24), a campaign known as Save Kangaroos drew attention to an uncomfortable reality — that Chewy.com,…

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Man dies in shark attack off Australia’s west coast

A man has died after being bitten by a shark at a beach popular with tourists on Australia’s northwest coast. The man’s death marks the…

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G20 to back ‘equitable’ access to coronavirus vaccine

G20 leaders will pledge to “spare no effort” in ensuring the equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide and reaffirm support for debt-laden poor countries, according…

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‘Normal Christmas out of the question,’ says Trudeau as Toronto imposes lockdown

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that Canada’s hospital system could be overwhelmed by a possible quadrupling of new Covid-19 cases by year end…

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Germany marks 75 years since Nuremberg Trials held Nazis to account

Friday marks 75 years since the beginning of the Nuremberg Trials, a judicial marathon that held Nazi officers to account for the atrocities of World…

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Dysfunctional family dynamics linked to the endorsement of tyrannical leadership in adulthood

People who endure dysfunctional family conflict during adolescence tend to prefer domineering, selfish, and conceited leaders as adults, according to new research published in the…

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‘I tried my best to kill him’: American hero recalls tackling Thalys train attacker

One of three Americans acclaimed as heroes for tackling an alleged Islamic State gunman aboard a Paris-bound train testified at the man’s trial Friday that…

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Almost a million people inoculated with Chinese COVID-19 vaccine: firm

Nearly a million people have taken an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Chinese company Sinopharm, the firm said, although it has not yet provided any…

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Germany commemorates 75th anniversary of landmark Nuremberg trials

Seventy-five years ago, the dock of Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice was packed with some of the most nefarious figures of the…

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Vaccine roll out nears as US closes early for holidays

US giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech prepared Friday to file an emergency request to roll out their vaunted vaccine while New York shut…

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Abandoned by Trump, can Afghans pin their hopes on Biden?

Donald Trump’s plan to slash US troops in Afghanistan could unleash a fresh wave of violence by an emboldened Taliban, analysts say, but a more…

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Top US diplomat Pompeo’s planned visit to occupied Golan Heights angers Palestinians

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was Thursday set to make the first visit by an American top diplomat to the Israel-occupied Golan Heights after…

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