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China: WHO Experts Arriving Thursday for Virus Origins Probe

BEIJING (AP) — Experts from the World Health Organization are due to arrive in China this week for a long-anticipated investigation into the origins...

Indonesian Plane Crashes After Take-Off With 62 Aboard

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A Sriwijaya Air plane crashed into the sea on Saturday minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on a domestic...

No Surprise: Trump Left Many Clues He Wouldn’t Go Quietly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump left plenty of clues he’d try to burn the place down on his way out the door. The clues...

Sadiq Khan Declares Covid Emergency In London

(The Guardian) The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has in effect declared an emergency in the capital as it grapples with a soaring number...

Capitol Police Rejected Offers of Federal Help to Quell Mob

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days before supporters of President Donald Trump rioted at the Capitol, the Pentagon asked the U.S Capitol Police if it...

How Europe’s far right responded to pro-Trump Capitol riots

EU (Al Jazeera) - Violence in Washington, DC, draws condemnation from some hard-right politicians in Europe, but others remain notably silent. European far-right leaders, who...

Japan Declares Emergency as COVID-19 Cases Hit Record High

By Kantaro Komiya and Zaheena Rasheed Yoshihide Suga announces a one-month emergency in Tokyo and surrounding areas, but experts say the measure is inadequate. Tokyo, Japan (Al...

UK’s Renewed COVID Crisis Threatens to Overwhelm London Hospitals

United Kingdom (Al Jazeera) - Leaked projections forecast shortfall of nearly 2,000 hospital beds in the capital by January 19 under ‘best’ case scenario. The...

Congress Certifies Biden Victory; Trump Pledges ‘Orderly Transition’ On Jan. 20

By JUANA SUMMERS  Washington, (NPR News) - Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' victory early on Thursday, the end of a...

How security failures enabled Trump mob to storm U.S. Capitol

By Joseph Tanfani, John Shiffman, Brad Heath, Mark Hosenball Washington (Reuters) - The bloody chaos inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday came after the police force that protects the...

Democrats on Brink of U.S. Senate Control, Winning One Georgia Race and Leading in Second

ATLANTA (Reuters) -Democrats won one U.S. Senate race in Georgia and surged ahead in another on Wednesday, moving closer to a stunning sweep that...

Dates, Plans of WHO Expert Visit To China Under Negotiation

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China said Wednesday it was still negotiating with the World Health Organization the dates and itinerary for a visit by...

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