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Biden moves quickly to tackle coronavirus

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 11:02
Joe Biden was hours away from winning the job he had always wanted, but inside his corps of top advisers and close friends, planning was already shifting past the fireworks and confetti canons used to celebrate his victory and back to the issue that could define the highpoint of his long career: The coronavirus.
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Remaining Women's Six Nations games cancelled, RWC qualifiers postponed

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:56
The three remaining matches in the Women's Six Nations have been called off and next month's World Cup qualifiers have been postponed.
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Bisto and Ambrosia custard-firm Premier Foods sees Covid boost

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:30
Premier Foods says it has attracted a million new customers as people turn to comfort foods in the crisis.
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Transplant a success after donated heart retrieved from LA helicopter crash

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:17
A hospital performs a successful transplant operation after retrieving the organ from the aircraft.
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Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the future of Obamacare

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:01
As the pandemic rages, President Donald Trump lashes out at election returns and President-elect Joe Biden prepares for a new administration, the Supreme Court will meet Tuesday to discuss whether to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act, the linchpin of the nation's health care system.
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After Biden win, GOP eyes investigations into the 2020 election

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:00
With President-elect Joe Biden winning the White House, a Republican-led Senate is poised to keep its investigative gaze on the FBI's handling of the 2016 election and Russia next year, and GOP senators are already discussing probes into the 2020 election, too.
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Amid spike in Covid-19 deaths, El Paso, Texas, requests more trailers in addition to six mobile morgues already there

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:59
Despite new measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 in El Paso, Texas, the community remains one of the hardest hit across the country, with soaring infections and hospitalizations that continue to climb.
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Saeb Erekat, top Palestinian negotiator, dies age 65

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:51
Saeb Erekat, the veteran Palestinian negotiator, has died at the age of 65.
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This Italian town was famous for its old folks. And then they vanished

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:43
Since the 1990s Campodimele, a hamlet straddling the wild Aurunci hills in central Italy, has been celebrated for the longevity of its inhabitants.
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I'm A Celebrity: Castle owner 'thought ITV email was spam'

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:08
Mark Baker, who founded the Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust, ignored ITV's proposal at first.
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Scooby-Doo co-creator Ken Spears dies aged 82

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:06
The animator and writer was responsible for one of US TV's most-loved cartoons.
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Brazil suspends trials of China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine, citing 'serious adverse event'

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:03
Brazil's health regulator has suspended trials of a Chinese-developed Covid-19 vaccine following a "serious adverse event" involving a volunteer recipient, according to sources cited by CNN's affiliate, CNN Brasil.
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Anderson Cooper and 'Jeopardy!' rival share memories of Alex Trebek's awe-inspiring presence

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:59
When Cheech Marin became the first "Celebrity Jeopardy!" champion in 1992, all he got was a small nod from its host Alex Trebek -- and that was all he needed.
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Spotlight on domestic abuse: How lockdown created a 'perfect storm'

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:59
Domestic violence is at a 15-year high in Northern Ireland as families have spent more time at home.
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NBA player Sterling Brown agrees to $750,000 settlement with the City of Milwaukee after 2018 incident

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:41
NBA player Sterling Brown has reached a $750,000 proposed settlement with the City of Milwaukee stemming from a 2018 altercation with the city's police where he was tased, tackled, and stepped on by officers.
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Plymouth couple reunited with wedding album after 20 years

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:23
The couple were tracked down after a woman who found the album posted about it on social media.
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Covid-19: Vaccine plans as unemployment rises again

BBC - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:14
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.
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Rare NASA photos up for auction, including the only photograph of Neil Armstrong on the moon

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:10
Neil Armstrong on the moon next to an American flag. Laika the dog sitting in a space capsule, shortly before before becoming the first animal to orbit the Earth. Buzz Aldrin taking a selfie, our planet a blue curve behind him, in the first-ever self portrait produced in space.
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Houston police officer killed while responding to a call for help on his way to work

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:10
A Houston police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty Monday afternoon; the second officer in the department killed in the past few weeks.
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Expert predicts US could soon hit 200,000 daily Covid-19 cases

CNN - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 08:06
After topping 100,000 new infections seven days in a row, the US has now surpassed a total of more than 10 million cases since the start of the pandemic -- far more than any other country.
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