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Syria sanctions inflict suffering as al-Assad regime marches on

28 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Life in government-controlled areas worsens with queues outside bakeries and fuel stations as al-Assad hangs on.
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Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden's plan to scrap President Donald Trump's vision of “America First” in favor of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he's able to...
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Braves agree to 1-year deals with left-handers Fried, Minter

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Braves agreed to one-year deals with left-handers Max Fried and A.J. Minter that avoid arbitration.
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Arrest Made In Stolen Car Crash That Killed St. Paul Grandmother

5 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - St. Paul Police say they've made an arrest in a fatal crash that killed a Twin Cities grandmother last week. St. Paul police say the driver of a stolen car ran...
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Phillies agree to 1-year deals with Hoskins, Velasquez, Alvarado

6 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Phillies agreed to one-year contracts with first baseman Rhys Hoskins, right-hander Vince Velasquez, and left-hander Jose Alvarado to avoid salary arbitration.
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Judge, Yankees agree to 1-year, $10,175,000 contract

6 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Slugging outfielder Aaron Judge was among the Yankees who avoided arbitration, agreeing to a one-year contract worth $10,175,000.
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East Bay parents, students rally for high school sports to resume amid pandemic

6 hours ago   |   ABC

"The COVID concerns are being outweighed by the mental health issues," said Kevin Macy, who coaches football at Campolindo High School in Moraga.
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Abbas Announces Palestinian Elections After Years of Paralysis

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

The decree by President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority was viewed by analysts as a bid to lift his standing with the Biden administration. Skeptics expressed doubt...
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Pentagon Moves to Block Exam of Tortured Guantánamo Prisoner

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

In his final days in office before a new administration takes over, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy changed a regulation to sidestep court rulings requiring the medical examination.
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Trump's parting shot to Xi should be recognizing Taiwan

Trump's parting shot to Xi should be recognizing Taiwan

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Trump's two greatest foreign-policy accomplishments both involve departures from outmoded paradigms that had, for decades, enraptured bipartisan neoliberal elites...
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NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

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Call Is First Contact Between Presidential Campaigns

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Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

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Dustin Higgs becomes 13th and final inmate executed under Trump

Dustin Higgs becomes 13th and final inmate executed under Trump

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Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million

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Disneyland cancels its annual pass program

Disneyland cancels its annual pass program

Repeat visits to Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure haven't been possible since the theme parks closed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. And now, the parks'... Read more ...