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South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus

8 minutes ago   |   ABC News

South Africa's pioneer Black food writer Dora Sitole, who quietly defied apartheid to win respect and a readership for African cuisine, died this month of COVID-19
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Uganda accuses Washington of subversion, after US envoy tries to visit ‘captive' opposition candidate Bobi Wine

Uganda accuses Washington of subversion, after US envoy tries to visit ‘captive' opposition candidate Bobi Wine

12 minutes ago   |   RT

The Ugandan government has accused the US of trying to “subvert” the country's highly contested elections, after Washington's envoy attempted to visit opposition leader Bobi...
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In Pictures: Tunisian troops quell unrest with force

20 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

More than 600 people arrested after nights of riots, mostly by young people in working-class districts.
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2 people in India die after receiving Covid jab as Bharat Biotech says vaccine too risky for some

2 people in India die after receiving Covid jab as Bharat Biotech says vaccine too risky for some

44 minutes ago   |   RT

Two people have died after being administered Covid-19 shots in India, but the government insists that the jabs are not to blame. Meanwhile, one drug manufacturer has advised...
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Q&A: What you should know before getting COVID-19 vaccine

Q&A: What you should know before getting COVID-19 vaccine

52 minutes ago   |   KCRA

As California works to add more COVID-19 vaccination sites and encourages more people to get the vaccine, there is growing concern about allergic reactions to one batch of the...
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Strong Quake Shakes Argentina, Chile; No Reports of Injuries

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Santiago, Chile - A powerful earthquake struck in northwestern Argentina near the border with central Chile just before midnight Monday, shaking people in parts of both...
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For Many Areas, Count Of Homeless Population Is Canceled, Or Delayed

For Many Areas, Count Of Homeless Population Is Canceled, Or Delayed

2 hours ago   |   NPR

The annual street survey of homeless people is being delayed or put off completely in some parts of the U.S. during the pandemic, even as the country's unsheltered population...
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‘Chilling' crackdown on dissent in Vietnam ahead of key congress

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Reuters tally finds 280 people arrested for 'anti-state' activities in the five years since the last party congress.
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Stunning 'Field Of Flags' Lights Up In National Mall Ahead Of Biden Inauguration

Stunning 'Field Of Flags' Lights Up In National Mall Ahead Of Biden Inauguration

3 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Nearly 200,000 flags are on display, representing the American people unable to attend.
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Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an...
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Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

His term was supposed to finish at the end of 2021. Read more ...

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

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Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

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Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN's story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage... Read more ...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

Trump called the opportunity to serve as first lady the "greatest honor of my life." Read more ...

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She's officially dead. The 58-year-old has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...

Capitol rioter accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi's laptop arrested

Capitol rioter accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi's laptop arrested

An alleged Capitol rioter was arrested Monday after her former romantic partner accused her of taking a laptop or hard drive from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office with the... Read more ...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to potentially sell to Russia

In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny on weight for main event

UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny on weight for main event

ABU DHABI - The UFC's second main event of the year between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny is locked in. At Tuesday's official UFC on ESPN 20 weigh-ins, Chiesa and Magny had no... Read more ...