Pennsylvania, Nevada and North Carolina certify their election results.

The state of Pennsylvania certified its election results on Tuesday, as Gov. Tom Wolf signed off on the slate of 20 electors and solidified President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory in the state where he was born, one of the most hotly contested prizes of the election. Nevada and North Carolina also certified their results […]

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34 killed in terror attack on bus in Ethiopia – Times of India

ADDIS ABABA: At least 34 people have been killed in a terror attack in Ethiopia on Saturday, according to the country’s Human Rights Commission (EHRC). In a press statement sent to Xinhua, EHRC said an armed attack in Ethiopia’s western Benishangul-Gumuz regional state on Saturday left 34 people dead. EHRC said that a passenger bus […]

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Israeli minister says Netanyahu met Saudi Crown Prince, but Riyadh denies it

Speaking on Israel’s Army Radio on Monday, Education Minister Yoav Gallant called the covert meeting, which reportedly took place in the Saudi city of Neom, an “incredible achievement” and congratulated Netanyahu. “Let’s say that the very existence of the meeting, the fact that it was put out publicly, even if it’s half official at the […]

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Latinos were going to college more than ever but Covid-19 is forcing many to drop out

In the past seven months, Berrones, a sophomore at Hawaii Pacific University, withdrew from school for a semester to stay with his mother, who has several autoimmune disorders. Without a job, he depleted his savings and later, he considered giving up on college when he learned his full-ride scholarship would be partially cut. “The thought […]

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Pennsylvania court tosses Trump’s suit alleging mail-in vote irregularities. Campaign says it ‘helps strategy to get to SCOTUS’

The Trump campaign’s lawsuit alleging voting irregularities in Pennsylvania was shot down by a federal judge, who called it “a Frankenstein’s monster.” The president’s lawyers, however, indicated the ruling can help their goal. US District Court Judge Matthew Brann has ruled to dismiss the lawsuit from the Trump campaign on Saturday, saying the president’s legal […]

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Covid-19 pandemic could bring economic crisis on scale of ‘Great Depression,’ Putin tells G20 – warns of poverty & social disorder

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a global economic collapse that would have a significant impact on the lives of millions of people across the world. Speaking at the virtual G20 summit of international leaders on Saturday, Putin warned that, “despite some positive signals, the main risk is […]

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Armenia PM Urges Stronger Military Links With Russia – The Moscow Times

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called Saturday for greater military cooperation with Russia, a day after Azerbaijani troops began moving into disputed territory previously held by Armenian separatist forces. “We hope we can reinforce cooperation with Russia not only in the security sector but also military and technical cooperation,” he said, according to his press service. “Of course, […]

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Jonathan Pollard, Convicted Spy, Completes Parole and May Move to Israel

In Israel, Mr. Pollard still is viewed as a hero, who sacrificed much for the country’s security. But even if time has blunted the outrage, the American government continues to view him as a traitor who did huge amounts of damage. Still, intelligence officials in the United States and Israel are eager to forget Mr. […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Inclusiveness seen as key to Taiwan’s success in containing COVID-19

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck early this year, Taiwan quickly rolled out a nationwide facemask distribution system with a “mask map” that showed where they were available. But it wasn’t a smooth launch. Complaints poured in from people who had to wait in long lines and were often disappointed when vendors ran out of stock. […]

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