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 2020-12-06 00:08 

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Britain gets ready for roll-out of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine this week...

Britain is preparing to become the first country to roll out the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, initially making the shot available at hospitals before distributing stocks to doctors' clinics, the government said on Sunday....

 2020-12-05 23:15 

Reuters Canada

Most of California to be under stay-at-home orders as COVID-19 surges...

California's two most densely inhabited regions and its agricultural breadbasket will be under stay-at-home orders by Sunday night as the COVID-19 pandemic strains hospitals in the most populous U.S. state, officials said....

 2020-12-05 23:11 

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Lufthansa will have shed 29,000 staff by year end: Bild am Sonntag...

Lufthansa will have shed 29,000 staff by the end of the year and the German airline will cut another 10,000 jobs in its home country next year as it struggles to cope with the coronavirus, a newspaper reported on Sunday....

 2020-12-05 22:51 

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DE Campbell among three Ravens removed from COVID-19 list...

The Baltimore Ravens activated three more players from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday, including starting defensive end Calais Campbell and running back Mark Ingram II....

 2020-12-05 22:34 

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Amid pandemic, Britain's Prince William tours country by train...

Prince William and his wife Kate begin a tour of Britain by train on Sunday, meeting frontline workers, care home staff and teachers to thank them for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-12-05 19:56 

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Kia recalls 295,000 U.S. vehicles for fire risks...

Kia Motors Corp said on Saturday it is recalling 295,000 U.S. vehicles for engine fire risks....

 2020-12-05 19:44 

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German Santas hope to bring cheer despite masks...

A group of Germans dressed as Santa and angels who rent themselves out over the Christmas period gathered in Berlin on Saturday, keen to spread joy and practice their...

 2020-12-05 19:16 

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Mexico's Lopez Obrador wants tougher restrictions on foreign agents...

Mexico's presidency has proposed tightening restrictions on...

 2020-12-05 18:42 

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Fighting flares in Ethiopia's Tigray as army says closing in on rebellious force...

Bombing, looting and skirmishes persisted in parts of Ethiopia's Tigray on Saturday, a rebellious force in the northern region said after government troops declared they were within days of capturing the group's leaders....

 2020-12-05 18:31 

Reuters Canada

Bezos says Blue Origin will take the first woman to moon's surface...

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin will take the first woman to the moon's surface, the billionaire said on Friday as NASA nears a decision to pick its first privately built lunar landers capable of sending astronauts to the moon by 2024....

 2020-12-05 18:31 

Reuters Canada

Bezos says Blue Origin will take the first woman to moon's surface...

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin will take the first woman to the moon's surface, the billionaire said on Friday as NASA nears a decision to pick its first privately built lunar landers capable of sending astronauts to the moon by 2024....

 2020-12-05 16:25 

Reuters Canada

Duplantis and Rojas named world athletes of the year...

Swedish pole vaulter Armand 'Mondo' Duplantis was named the male athlete of the year, while Venezuelan triple jumper Yulimar Rojas won the women's title at athletics' annual awards ceremony on Saturday....

 2020-12-05 15:52 

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Golf-Bezuidenhout on course for successive European Tour wins...

Local favourite Christiaan Bezuidenhout is on course for back-to-back wins on the European Tour after carding a steady 67 at the South African Open on Saturday to take a healthy five-shot lead into the final round....

 2020-12-05 15:45 

Reuters Canada

India fails to end deadlock with farmers, talks to resume next week...

India's government failed on Saturday to break a deadlock with farmers protesting over agricultural reforms and will meet again on Wednesday, the agriculture minister and union leaders said....

 2020-12-05 15:40 

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China, U.S. need to proceed together with 'good will': Chinese envoy...

China and the United States need to proceed together with...

 2020-12-05 14:53 

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Protesters return to French streets to denounce police violence; tear gas fired...

Thousands protested in Paris on Saturday to denounce police violence and President Emmanuel Macron's security policy plans which the demonstrators say would crimp civil liberties....

 2020-12-05 14:45 

Reuters Canada

Motor racing: Mick Schumacher on brink of F2 title in Bahrain...

Mick Schumacher stood on the brink of winning the Formula Two championship after Saturday's penultimate race of the season in Bahrain left the German 14 points clear of sole title rival Callum Ilott with a maximum 17 still available....

 2020-12-05 14:24 

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Egyptian rights group head hopes release will help other prisoners...

The head of a leading Egyptian human rights group who was held for two weeks on terrorism charges said on Saturday he hoped that the campaign to secure his release would help others still jailed on similar allegations....

 2020-12-05 12:58 

Reuters Canada

Thousands pay tribute to Thai royals amid calls for reform...

Thousands of people gathered in Bangkok on Saturday to show their devotion to the Thai monarchy on the birthday of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's late father, after months of street protests led by a youth movement demanding reform to royal powers....

 2020-12-05 11:07 

Reuters Canada

Tesla says Black people hold just 4% of its U.S. leadership roles...

Black employees make up just 4% of Tesla Inc's American leadership roles and 10% of its total workforce in the country, the electric carmaker has disclosed in its first U.S. diversity report....

 2020-12-05 10:50 

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Family bid adieu to former French leader Giscard in intimate ceremony...

The family of Valery Giscard d'Estaing bid farewell to the former French president in an intimate funeral service in his home village on Saturday....

 2020-12-05 10:11 

Reuters Canada

Cycling-Cavendish joins Deceuninck-Quick Step for 2021...

Briton Mark Cavendish is joining Deceuninck-Quick Step for the 2021 season, the Belgian outfit where the former world champion spent three years said on Saturday....

 2020-12-05 10:08 

Reuters Canada

Tesla says Black people hold just 4% of its U.S. leadership roles...

Black employees make up just 4% of Tesla Inc's American leadership roles and 10% of its total workforce in the country, the electric carmaker has disclosed in its first U.S. diversity report....

 2020-12-05 09:44 

Reuters Canada

U.S. raised prospect of blacklisting Yemen's Houthis: Oman foreign minister...

Oman's foreign minister said on Saturday the top U.S. diplomat for the Middle East had discussed with his country the possibility of Washington designating Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement as a terrorist group....

 2020-12-05 09:39 

Reuters Canada

British PM Johnson to speak to EU chief as Brexit talks stall...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday to try to break an impasse in trade talks with time running out before Britain completes its departure from the bloc....

 2020-12-05 09:11 

Reuters Canada

JD.com becomes first online platform to accept China's digital currency...

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc said on Saturday it has become the country's first virtual platform to accept Beijing's homegrown digital currency....

 2020-12-05 09:08 

Reuters Canada

EU's Barnier says still looking for a way to do UK trade deal...

The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Saturday he would continue to look for a way to do a trade deal with Britain, but was non-committal on the chances of bridging the current impasse in the Brexit talks....

 2020-12-05 08:43 

Reuters Canada

Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot...

Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics on Saturday, marking Russia's first mass vaccination against the disease, the city's coronavirus task force said....

 2020-12-05 07:32 

Reuters Canada

Top 25 roundup: Marquette nips No. 4 Wisconsin at buzzer...

Justin Lewis scored on a one-handed put-back of a D.J. Carton free-throw miss at the buzzer for the final two of his game-high 18 points, lifting Marquette to a 67-65 victory against No. 4 Wisconsin on Friday night in Milwaukee....

 2020-12-05 07:31 

Reuters Canada

California order won't impact Warrors, Kings...

The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings will not be directly impacted by the new California stay-at-home order as the teams continue their preparations for the upcoming season....

 2020-12-05 06:29 

Reuters Canada

U.S. decision to withdraw troops dismays some Somalis...

President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Somalia in the waning days of his presidency triggered dismay on Saturday from some Somalis, who appealed to the incoming U.S. president to reverse the decision....

 2020-12-05 04:43 

Reuters Canada

U.S. suspends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'...

The U.S. State Department said late on Friday it has terminated five cultural exchange programs with China, calling them...

 2020-12-05 02:23 

Reuters Canada

Trump signs anti-doping act into law...

U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law on Friday a bill that lets U.S. justice officials pursue criminal penalties against those involved in doping conspiracies at international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters....

 2020-12-05 01:18 

Reuters Canada

Exclusive: U.S. not extending TikTok divestiture deadline, but talks expected to continue - sources...

The Trump administration on Friday opted not to grant ByteDance a new extension of an order requiring the Chinese company to divest TikTok's U.S. assets, but talks between the company and government are expected to continue over the short video-sharin...

 2020-12-05 00:27 

Reuters Canada

Exclusive: U.S. not extending TikTok divestiture deadline, but talks expected to continue - sources...

The Trump administration on Friday opted not to grant ByteDance a new extension of an order requiring the Chinese company to divest TikTok's U.S. assets, but talks between the company and government are expected to continue over the short video-sharin...

 2020-12-05 00:21 

Reuters Canada

Sakhir GP not a Mercedes shootout between Bottas and Russell, says Wolff...

Formula One champions Mercedes are not treating this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix as a shootout between team regular Valtteri Bottas and super-sub George Russell, team principal Toto Wolff said on Friday....

 2020-12-04 23:14 

Reuters Canada

Chinese professor pleads guilty to lying to FBI in Huawei-related case...

A Chinese professor accused by U.S. prosecutors of helping steal American technology to benefit China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Friday pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, but is expected to be allowed to return home after prosecutors decided not...

 2020-12-04 23:14 

Reuters Canada

Chinese professor pleads guilty to lying to FBI in Huawei-related case...

A Chinese professor accused by U.S. prosecutors of helping steal American technology to benefit China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Friday pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, but is expected to be allowed to return home after prosecutors decided not...

 2020-12-04 22:01 

Reuters Canada

Jordan, Obama, Kaepernick jerseys set records at sports auction...

Historic jerseys from the careers of Michael Jordan, Colin Kaepernick and former U.S. President Barack Obama set sales records at an auction of sports memorabilia this week, Julien's Auctions said on Friday....

 2020-12-04 21:12 

Reuters Canada

Five worrying takeaways from Friday's U.S. jobs report...

Friday's big monthly U.S. payrolls report was a big disappointment, with roughly half the number of jobs created in November as were forecast by economists in a Reuters poll....

 2020-12-04 20:40 

Reuters Canada

Canada doubles Moderna vaccine order, daily COVID-19 cases could top 10,000 by January...

Canada has doubled the number of doses of Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine it has on firm order, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Friday, while the country's top doctor warned that daily new cases could top 10,000 by January....

 2020-12-04 20:29 

Reuters Canada

The Black Eyed Peas tops charts in move to Latin music...

The Black Eyed Peas, whose music spans hip hop to soul to pop-rap, is topping the charts with the former quartet's first album in two years, featuring Latin pop artists such as Shakira....

 2020-12-04 19:51 

Reuters Canada

Canada trade deficit shrinks slightly in October, still higher than expected...

Canada's trade deficit narrowed slightly to a still greater-than-expected C$3.76 billion ($2.94 billion) in October as exports grew at a faster pace than imports, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday....

 2020-12-04 19:50 

Reuters Canada

Analysis: U.S. efforts on Huawei executive case may save Canada's stalled China policy...

Canada could see the end of a nasty diplomatic dispute with China if the United States reaches a deal to release a Huawei executive from house arrest in Vancouver, but the affair shows that without the heft of its southern neighbor, Canada has no bargaini...

 2020-12-04 19:33 

Reuters Canada

Hamilton contract talks delayed after COVID-19 diagnosis, says Wolff...

Lewis Hamilton's contract talks with Mercedes will have to wait until the seven-times world champion recovers from COVID-19, his team boss Toto Wolff said on Friday....

 2020-12-04 19:20 

Reuters Canada

Lufthansa's unionized ground staff back cost-cutting deal, document shows...

A deal to cut costs and save jobs at Lufthansa has won the support of a majority of the Verdi trade union members who work for the German airline as ground staff, according to the results of a ballot seen by Reuters on Friday....

 2020-12-04 18:33 

Reuters Canada

Moderna CEO confident of producing 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2021...

Moderna Inc will be able to produce 500 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, Chief Executive Officer Stphane Bancel said on Friday....

 2020-12-04 18:26 

Reuters Canada

NHL aiming for mid-January start to new season, reports say...

The National Hockey League (NHL) is targeting a mid-January start to its season that would wrap up the Stanley Cup Final in July, according to multiple media reports on Friday....

 2020-12-04 18:06 

Reuters Canada

Canada exercises option to buy 20 million more doses of Moderna vaccine...

Canada has exercised its option to purchase an additional 20 million doses of Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Friday....

 2020-12-04 17:51 

Reuters Canada

Ethiopia sees war ending, EU complains of partisan aid access...

Ethiopia said it had captured or killed most commanders of a rebellious northern force, while Tigray's fugitive local leader countered on Friday that civilians were protesting against looting by occupying soldiers....

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