Kremlin Critic Navalny Boards Plane to Fly to Russia Hamodia

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was seen boarding a Pobeda airlines plane in Germany to fly back to Russia, where he is heading for first time since being poisoned, Reuters witnesses…

National

Trump Gives Award to Morocco’s King in Private CeremonyHamodia

President Donald Trump has awarded a top U.S. honor to King Mohammed VI of Morocco, citing his decision to begin normalization of relations with Israel. The Legion of Merit is…

NRA Declares Bankruptcy, Plans to Incorporate in TexasHamodia

The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York,…

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World

Indonesian Teams Find More Bodies, Clear Roads After QuakeHamodia

Indonesian rescuers on Sunday retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by a strong earthquake, raising the death toll to 73, while military engineers managed to…

U.K. Hopes to Be Able to Consider Lockdown Easing in MarchHamodia

Britain’s government hopes it can meet its target for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines and be able to consider easing lockdown restrictions by March, Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday.…

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Regional

New York’s COVID-19 Death Rate Falls, State With ‘Limited Supply’ of VaccinesHamodia

New York state’s COVID-19 positivity rate and deaths fell slightly Friday as officials continue to wrestle with a “limited supply” of vaccine and a more contagious variant of the virus,…

Bus Driver in Dramatic Bridge Plunge Says it ‘Just Took Off’Hamodia

The driver of a New York City bus that plunged off a bridge blamed the dramatic crash on mechanical failure, saying Saturday that the tandem vehicle “just took off” as…

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Politics

Biden Plans ‘Roughly a Dozen’ Day One Executive ActionsHamodia

President-elect Joe Biden will cap a busy day of inauguration pageantry by using the powers of his new office to push policy changes on housing, student loans, climate change and…

U.S. Capitals on Edge for Armed ProtestsHamodia

Washington, D.C., was locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials geared up for pro-Trump marches in all 50 state capitals this weekend, erecting barriers and deploying thousands of National Guard…

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Business

Unemployment Claims Jump to 965,000 as Virus Takes TollHamodia

The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in layoffs. The…

IRS Gets More Relief Payments Out After DelaysHamodia

The IRS said that after initial problems, it is getting more of the second round of relief payments to taxpayers. The government began distributing the payments, worth $600 per eligible…

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Health, Science & Technology

WhatsApp to Delay Launch of Update Business Features After Privacy BacklashHamodia

WhatsApp is delaying an update aimed at increasing business transactions on the platform after a storm of concern from users who feared that the messaging platform was watering down its…

WhatsApp Faces Blowback in India, Europe Over Privacy Policy ChangesHamodia

WhatsApp is battling mistrust globally after it updated its privacy policy to let it share some user data with parent Facebook and other group firms, and the backlash risks thwarting…

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