Monthly Archives: November 2020

France’s ruling party promises change in controversial proposed security law

“It is because we are resolved to protect our police forces and to do so without ambiguity, but also to remove doubts and misunderstandings […] that we are therefore going to propose a complete new wording of Article 24,” Christophe Castaner, the leader of Macron’s La Republique En Marche! party …

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Iran holds funeral for assassinated nuclear scientist – CNN Video

The funeral and burial of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s chief nuclear scientist who was killed last week, was held on November 30. Top Iranian officials have blamed Israel for the attack without providing evidence to support their claims. CNN’s Fred Pleitgen reports. Source: CNN Source link

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Coronavirus cases fell by roughly 30% during England’s lockdown

Swab tests on more than 105,000 people showed that Covid-19 infections are declining in England, according to an interim report from the Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission (REACT) program. The report includes results from home coronavirus tests taken between November 13 and 24, and shows that “an estimated 0.96% of …

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Saudi judge refers jailed rights activist’s case to terror court – CNN Video

Loujain al-Hathloul, the jailed activist who led the charge to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia, has gone from jailed rights activist to alleged national security threat. While human rights groups called on world leaders to use the virtual G20 Summit in Riyadh to pressure Crown Prince Mohammed bin …

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Analysis: Kim Jong Un is cutting off his economic lifeline, China, to stave off Covid-19

Beijing exported just $253,000 worth of goods to Pyongyang in October — a drop of 99% from September to October, according to data published by China’s customs administration. For context, that’s less in terms of dollar value than China exported to Liechtenstein and Monaco during October. China is North Korea’s …

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Car bomb kills at least 40 Afghan soldiers

An attacker detonated an explosive packed vehicle in front of a security base in the Deh Yak district of the province. According to a statement from the Afghan Ministry of Defense, the attacker was confronted by security forces as he tried to enter the base. No group has claimed responsibility …

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Fox News staffers thought Newsmax was a joke. But they’re not laughing anymore

According to Fox sources, producers were told to avoid some regular guests if they kept showing up on Newsmax after being encouraged to stop. Management’s goal: to remind guests who’s boss in the right-wing media world. And Fox News is still boss, with five times the audience of Newsmax at …

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Whole Foods sent some customers a disconcerting email about their turkey

An undetermined number of Thanksgiving chefs who purchased their bird from Whole Foods woke up this morning to a concerning email. A “small number” of fresh market turkeys that were purchased from Whole Foods “did not meet our high expectations for quality,” the letter from Amazon customer service said. The …

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