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Top Biden Official Warns US Covid Deaths Will Pass 500,000 in Weeks

Top Biden Official Warns US Covid Deaths Will Pass 500,000 in Weeks

Top Biden Official Warns US Covid Deaths Will Pass 500,000 in Weeks Top Biden Official Warns US Covid Deaths Will Pass 500,000 in Weeks Officials in the incoming Biden administration braced the country for continued hardship in the days after the inauguration, with the president-elect assuming control of a struggling economy and surging coronavirus outbreak in less than three days. …

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UN torture official says persecution of Assange threatens journalists worldwide

<p>A van showing support for Chelsea&nbsp;Manning and Assange</p>

UN torture official says persecution of Assange threatens journalists worldwide UN torture official says persecution of Assange threatens journalists worldwide N ils Melzer says a lot of very striking things. The UN special rapporteur on torture says the way that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his most famous source, Chelsea Manning, have been treated by the US and UK authorities …

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Pompeo accused of using official State Department Twitter account to ‘soft-launch’ presidential campaign

Pompeo accused of using official State Department Twitter account to ‘soft-launch’ presidential campaign

Pompeo accused of using official State Department Twitter account to ‘soft-launch’ presidential campaign Pompeo accused of using official State Department Twitter account to ‘soft-launch’ presidential campaign Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted out a series of upbeat posts on Friday about how America is full of “swagger” since he’s been top diplomat, furthering speculation he’s eyeing a run for president …

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Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say MELBOURNE, Australia — Four people have been charged with unlawfully lighting a campfire that the authorities said sparked huge blazes on Fraser Island off the northeastern coast of Australia in October, ultimately razing more than 210,000 acres of the popular vacation spot. …

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A European Official Reveals a Secret: The U.S. Is Paying More for Coronavirus Vaccines

A European Official Reveals a Secret: The U.S. Is Paying More for Coronavirus Vaccines

A European Official Reveals a Secret: The U.S. Is Paying More for Coronavirus Vaccines A European Official Reveals a Secret: The U.S. Is Paying More for Coronavirus Vaccines That is markedly lower than the company’s official price, which has been announced at $19.50 per dose, which is also what the United States government paid. Rollout of the Pfizer vaccine began …

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M.L.B. Will Add Negro Leagues to Official Records

M.L.B. Will Add Negro Leagues to Official Records

M.L.B. Will Add Negro Leagues to Official Records M.L.B. Will Add Negro Leagues to Official Records The Negro leagues have a rich and celebrated history. With a number of the leagues’ players in the Baseball Hall of Fame, and widespread acknowledgment that stars like Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson would easily have dominated had their primes come in the integrated …

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Cleveland Makes Name Removal Official, Saying It Is ‘Moving Forward’

Cleveland Makes Name Removal Official, Saying It Is ‘Moving Forward’

Cleveland Makes Name Removal Official, Saying It Is ‘Moving Forward’ Cleveland Makes Name Removal Official, Saying It Is ‘Moving Forward’ Over the summer, while the country was still roiled by protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police, the Cleveland Indians began to investigate a name change. The team had been known as the Indians …

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Champions League Match Stopped After Official Is Accused of Racial Abuse

Champions League Match Stopped After Official Is Accused of Racial Abuse

Champions League Match Stopped After Official Is Accused of Racial Abuse Champions League Match Stopped After Official Is Accused of Racial Abuse A Champions League soccer match between Paris St.-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir was suspended on Tuesday after both teams accused a match official of directing a racial slur at a Black assistant coach. The game in Paris — a …

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Top Georgia election official debunks ‘ridiculous’ claims about election fraud.

Top Georgia election official debunks ‘ridiculous’ claims about election fraud.

Top Georgia election official debunks ‘ridiculous’ claims about election fraud. Top Georgia election official debunks ‘ridiculous’ claims about election fraud. Late on Nov. 3, election workers in Fulton County, Georgia, heard that they would be allowed to go home for the night. So they packed uncounted ballots into suitcases and prepared to lock up for the evening. When word came …

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China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says

China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says

China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — China, already competing for influence in this hemisphere through a multibillion-dollar network of investment and …

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