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EU sets out plans to limit US dollar reliance, reduce sanctions risks
The European Union has set out plans to strengthen the international role of the euro, as its seeks to erode the dominance on the U.S. dollar and lessen the bloc’s vulnerability to financial risks, including U.S. sanctions.
Antony Blinken, Biden's State Department pick, says Donald Trump "got it right" on China
Blinken said "no party has a monopoly on good ideas," and he embraced Trump's tough stance in dealing with China.
Donald Trump wants to create new ‘Patriot Party’
President Trump reportedly wants to create a third party once he leaves office.
"Pray" For Success Of Biden Administration, Says Trump On Last Day In Office
Donald Trump, who has not appeared in public for a week, broke days of silence with a videoed farewell address which the White House said would be released later in the day.
Joe Biden To Unveil Sweeping Immigration Reforms On First Day In Office
Joe Biden "has spoken of the need for a path to citizenship for the individuals who have been in this country for many years, who have contributed to our communities and to this nation's economic prosperity," Alejandro Mayorkas said.
Theresa May: PM's foreign aid cut damaged UK's moral leadership, says successor
Theresa May has accused her successor Boris Johnson of "abandoning" the UK's moral leadership on the world stage.
Trump's last-day dilemma: stay and go to jail in shame, or flee to heroic exile in Israel
The chances that Donald Trump will remain a free man after today is almost zero, regardless of any evidence of wrong-doing. Whatever is his final decision, President Trump has only until 12 noon today to make it.
White, male, Trump-voting troops MAY BETRAY Biden at inauguration, Dem Congressman suggests, in prediction even CNN finds crazy
With the FBI screening National Guard troops for potential animosity toward Joe Biden, Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen reckons the soldiers’ gender and skin color are proof enough to suspect them of plotting “insurrection.”
Biden Pushes Unity 2-Days Before Taking Over White House, Trump Considers 100 Pardons
The Democrat's fervent appeals for optimism and healing -- which are also set to dominate his inauguration event on Wednesday -- are running up against the hard reality of multiple crises.
Britons Lament "UK Variant" Label As Virus Strain Spreads Around World
"WHO calls for more intensified measures to fight UK coronavirus variant," CNN announced. "Warnings of huge new spike in US covid-19 cases as UK variant spreads," wrote the New Scientist. "U.K. variant found in Ohio," reported Cleveland....
Capitol Rioter May Have Stolen Pelosi's Computer, Tried To Sell To Russia: FBI
The theft of electronic devices from congressional offices has been a persistent worry following the siege by supporters of US President Donald Trump.
Woman who allegedly stole Pelosi's laptop wanted to sell it to Russia, ex tells FBI
FBI says person claiming to be Riley June Williams’ former partner allegedly saw a video of her removing computer during Capitol riot
Britain invites G7 leaders to Cornish resort for June summit
Britain announced plans to hold the first in-person meeting of the G7 for nearly two years in June, inviting the leaders of major developed economies to a picturesque seaside village to discuss rebuilding from the pandemic and climate ch...
Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’
In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Gomez said she’s frustrated by what she views as the companies’ lackluster response and that they have to “stop doing the bare minimum.”
"Can Be Done": Top US Scientist On Biden's 100 Million Doses In 100 Days Goal
While US health authorities succeeded in testing and confirming the safety and effectiveness of two new vaccines in record time, an ambitious effort to quickly inoculate millions of Americans has fallen short, drawing widespread criticism.
Apple Chief Tim Cook Says Parler Could Return To App Store With "Reforms"
Apple suspended all downloads of the Parler app following the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, citing postings on the platform that could incite further violence. Google and Amazon also censored Parler.
From Trumpism to lockdown, people believe in the craziest things
Following his disgruntled supporters’ rampage through the Capitol, Donald Trump’s fate hangs in the balance.
Joe Biden to blitz controversial Donald Trump policies hours after entering Oval Office
The new president will redirect the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency without waiting for Congress.
Parler attracted senior members of the UK government before it shut down, according to reports
More than a dozen politicians from the UK's right-wing ruling Conservative party had joined Parler before the social network went offline, according to The Observer.
Biden to replace Trump may encourage investors to sell Microsoft shares and buy Amazon shares instead
The Trump administration skyrocketed the value of Microsoft's shares, transferring to them the web hosting services of government servers that had hitherto been served exclusively by Amazon. By this move, Trump turned Microsoft from a c...
Biden will wait for recommendation on sharing secrets with Trump
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will wait for a recommendation from his intelligence advisers on whether to share classified information with President Donald Trump after the Republican leaves office, Biden’s top aide said on Sunday.
After Trump bans, Facebook and Twitter see combined $51 billion in losses
Investors react negatively to surprise banishment of sitting president.
US Carries Out Last Federal Execution Of Donald Trump Era: Reports
Dustin Higgs, a 48-year-old Black man, was executed by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre-Haute in Indiana hours after the US Supreme Court rejected a stay of execution, the New York Times reported.
'Ministry of Truth'| Critics slam Democrat bid to gag social media
Critics blast Democratic Party lawmakers' proposal to regulate the fake news and to the censorship of Donald Trump and his supporters.
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