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 2021-01-20 18:13 

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'Democracy Has Prevailed': Biden Becomes 46th President...

Joe Biden on Wednesday became the 46th president of the United States with a call to unity, vowing to bridge deep divides and defeat domestic extremism two weeks after a mob attack tried to undo his election victory....

 2021-01-20 18:11 

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Cuba Says Trump Sanctions Cost It $20 Billion...

The Trump administration's stepped-up sanctions against Cuba cost the communist-run island some $20 billion, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday."The damage to the bilateral relationship during this time has been considerable, and the econo...

 2021-01-20 18:07 

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Pre-historic Europeans Used Bronze Objects As Currency: Study...

Central Europeans of the Bronze Age used bronze rings, ribs and axe blades that were roughly standardized in their shape and weight as an early form of "euros," according to a new study.The paper by researchers at Leiden University in the Netherla...

 2021-01-20 17:59 

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Michelle Obama's Inauguration Day Outfit: How To Get The Look...

Michelle Obama is known for her fashionable outfits, and social media is going wild for her 2021 Inauguration Day look. The former First Lady and former President Barack Obama made their arrival to Washington, D.C. Wednesday morning to watch President Joe...

 2021-01-20 17:54 

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Final Letter: Trump Tight-Lipped On Message To Biden...

In something of a surprise turn, former President Donald Trump left a note to his successor before departing the White House on Wednesday....

 2021-01-20 17:46 

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Three Dead As Gas Blast Rips Through Madrid Building...

At least three people were killed on Wednesday when a huge explosion ripped through a building in Madrid, with officials confirming it was caused by a gas leak. Images from the scene showed the walls on the top four or five storeys of the residential buil...

 2021-01-20 17:43 

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Expelled Honduran Migrants Cling On To American Dream...

Returning home to a life of hunger and desolation, Hondurans who were kicked out of Guatemala as they started off on a long walk to the United States are vowing they will not abandon their pursuit of the American dream.Among the thousands driven back to t...

 2021-01-20 17:40 

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Biden Inauguration: Relieved World Leaders Welcome New Normal In US...

With Donald Trump's norm-busting presidency over as of Wednesday afternoon, many world leaders are looking forward to a stable return to international relations under a new U.S. administration....

 2021-01-20 17:34 

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Joe Biden Says 'My Whole Soul Is In This' In Presidential Inaugural Address: Full Text...

Following performances by Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, the swearing-in of Kamala Harris as the first Asian-American, Black and Female Vice-President, and several speeches, Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. Was officially sworn in as the 46th President of the U...

 2021-01-20 17:28 

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VIDEO Lady Gaga Praised For Emotional National Anthem Performance At Joe Biden's Inauguration...

Lady Gaga delivered a moving performance of the national anthem for Joe Biden's presidential inauguration.The famed singer's name began trending Wednesday on social media after fans began tweeting about her rendition. Thousands immediately took to...

 2021-01-20 17:24 

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Republican Leaders Gather At Joe Biden Mass Before Inauguration...

A nation anticipating sharp divisions in the years to come received a hopeful sign before Joe Biden's inauguration: political leaders from both sides of the aisle coming together with the president for Mass....

 2021-01-20 17:17 

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CES 2021: Smart Masks Are Here With Binatone's MaskFone...

UK-based telecommunications company Binatone saw the need for face masks rise in 2020 and knew there was a way to make a product that not only saved lives but made wearing a mask more convenient. At this year's CES 2021, Binatone revealed their latest...

 2021-01-20 17:13 

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Thousands May Be Held In China's New COVID Quarantine Camp...

China is preparing to undertake new measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus by building an enormous quarantine camp that will house more than 4,000 people....

 2021-01-20 17:07 

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Global Markets Gain Ground As Biden Is Inaugurated...

World stock markets rose Wednesday as Joe Biden took the oath of office, in part owing to the new US president's coronavirus stimulus proposal.Wall Street stocks pushed higher in midday trading, with the Dow gaining 0.6 percent.As closing bells rang i...

 2021-01-20 17:02 

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NFL Stars Tried To Fight Nick Saban When Alabama Coach Was With Dolphins...

With Urban Meyer becoming the next head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, it's a reminder that some of the greatest college football coaches in history weren't able to make it in the NFL.At the top of that list is Alabama coach Nick Saban, whose ...

 2021-01-20 16:54 

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Greta Thunberg Wishes 'Old Man' Trump A 'Wonderful Future'...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday renewed a feud with Donald Trump, saying the outgoing US president "seems like a very happy old man looking forward to a bright and wonderful future".The teenager was reversing a barb that Trump...

 2021-01-20 16:49 

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Biden Becomes 46th US President, Vowing 'New Day' After Trump Tumult...

Joe Biden on Wednesday became the 46th president of the United States, vowing a "new day" for the United States after four years of tumult under Donald Trump who in an extraordinary final act snubbed the inauguration....

 2021-01-20 16:45 

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LIVE VIDEO: Joe Biden Takes Office As 46th President, Kamala Harris Sworn In...

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., is set to become the 46th president, taking the oath of an office in Washington, D.C., and calling for unity amid a pandemic and divided nation.Donald Trump is not in attendance, but Mike Pence and congressional leaders from bo...

 2021-01-20 16:45 

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LIVE VIDEO: Joe Biden Takes Office As 46th President, Kamala Harris Sworn In As VP...

This article includes updates from Wednesday inaugurationJoseph Robinette Biden Jr. became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, taking the oath of an office in Washington, D.C., and calling for unity amid a pandemic and divided nation.In ...

 2021-01-20 16:41 

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Who Is Amanda Gorman? 22-Year-Old Poet Is Youngest To Read At Inauguration...

Amanda Gorman will make history on Wednesday as the youngest person to ever read a poem at a presidential inauguration. The 22-year-old Harvard University graduate from Los Angeles will follow in the footsteps of poets Maya Angelou and Robert Frost who ha...

 2021-01-20 16:39 

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Read Donald Trump's Farewell Address As 45th President Of The United States: Full Text...

After a tumultuous four year term as President that will forever be marked by two impeachments, a worldwide pandemic, a contested election and ultimately, an insurrection on the Capitol in the final weeks of his Presidency, Donald Trump officially departe...

 2021-01-20 16:37 

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With Trump's Pardon, Lil Wayne Dodges Potential 10-Year Prison Sentence...

President Donald Trump announced his long list of pardons on his last day of presidency, and rapper Lil Wayne made the list of the 143 individuals granted relief. on Wednesday....

 2021-01-20 16:33 

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Three Dead As Gas Blast Rocks Madrid Building...

At least three people were killed on Wednesday when a huge explosion ripped through a building in Madrid, with officials confirming it was caused by a gas leak....

 2021-01-20 16:18 

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Biden Begins Inauguration, Vowing 'New Day' After Trump Tumult...

Joe Biden arrived Wednesday to be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, vowing a "new day" for the United States after four years of tumult under Donald Trump who in an extraordinary final act snubbed the inauguration....

 2021-01-20 15:51 

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Biden Arrives At US Capitol For Inauguration As 46th President...

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris arrived at the US Capitol on Wednesday for their official inauguration ceremony.Biden, 78, is to be sworn in at noon (1700 GMT) by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as the 46th presid...

 2021-01-20 15:48 

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Trump's 5 Most Unusual Pardons: From Whiskey To Asbestos And Beef...

President Donald Trump handed out nearly 100 commutations and pardons in one of his last acts as the head of state. Several high-profile pardons predictably went to his staunch supporters, but some of the others may surprise you.Steve Bannon was pardoned ...

 2021-01-20 15:48 

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Macron Urged To Set Up 'Truth Commission' On Abuses In Algeria...

President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology for abuses committed in Algeria, his office said Wednesday, as a major report called for a "truth commission" to shed light on France's colonial past.The French presidency sai...

 2021-01-20 15:27 

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At Least Two Dead As A Huge Blast Rocks Madrid Building...

At least two people were killed on Wednesday when a huge explosion ripped through a building in Madrid, in what appeared to be caused by a gas leak, officials said....

 2021-01-20 15:15 

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Will Tiger Woods Play In The Masters? Back Surgery Threatens Bid For Major...

A new obstacle has been placed in front of Tiger Woods as he attempts to win another major championship. The golfer has recently undergone back surgery, which will force him out of action for an extended period of time....

 2021-01-20 14:52 

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Trump Heads For Florida, Says He 'Will Be Back In Some Form'...

US President Donald Trump left Washington on Wednesday just three hours ahead of the inauguration of his successor Joe Biden, saying it had been an "incredible four years" and promising to be "back in some form."...

 2021-01-20 14:51 

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Global Markets Firmer Ahead Of Biden's Inauguration...

World stock markets rose Wednesday as investors awaited the inauguration of Joe Biden and took heart from comments by his Treasury nominee Janet Yellen on pushing through the new president's coronavirus stimulus package.Wall Street stocks pushed highe...

 2021-01-20 14:30 

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US To Review Yemen Huthi Terrorist Label, End Saudi Support: Blinken...

US President-elect Joe Biden's administration will quickly revisit the designation of Yemen's Huthi rebels as terrorists and end support to the devastating Saudi offensive on the country, his pick for secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said Tuesd...

 2021-01-20 14:25 

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Dr. Fauci Is Over Trump's COVID Contradictions As Biden Takes Charge...

Fighting the coronavirus pandemic should get a whole lot easier for Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, under the Biden administration....

 2021-01-20 14:21 

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Trump Leaves With Snub To Biden And Vow To Be Back...

Donald Trump left the White House for the last time Wednesday with a vow to stay in the spotlight and an extraordinary snub of Joe Biden, skipping his inauguration as the 46th president of the United States....

 2021-01-20 14:17 

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CES 2021 Highlight: Apple AirPods Challenger 1MORE Wins Triple Awards...

It's no secret that 1MORE has been eyeing to be direct competitors to Beats Audio - as stated in its own press release, and at CES 2021, the China-based personal audio electronics company issued a direct challenge to Apple AirPods with their new range...

 2021-01-20 14:02 

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Departing Trump Gets His Parade But Little Love...

Donald Trump wanted a hero's send off Wednesday and the ceremony arranged for him at an Air Force Base outside Washington looked just like one. But one thing was missing: the big crowd he loves. With less than four hours left before Joe Biden took ove...

 2021-01-20 13:58 

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P&G Sees Strong Sales Trends Extending Beyond Pandemic...

Procter & Gamble reported another quarter of strong sales growth Wednesday and expressed confidence it would keep up the good run after the coronavirus pandemic has waned.P&G, which makes Mr. Clean, Tide, Pampers and other household goods, lifted its full...

 2021-01-20 13:40 

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Father Slammed For Showering Naked With 6-Year-Old Girl After Swim, Mother Defends Act...

A father was slammed for showering naked with his 6-year-old daughter after a swim at a local public pool. An altercation took place between the father and another man in the pool's changing room over the incident. The wife of the man posted details a...

 2021-01-20 13:40 

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What Is Executive Order 13770? Trump's Reversal On Ethics Order Explained...

In one of his final acts in office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that rescinds a previous declaration meant to make good on his promise to "drain the swamp."Signed late Tuesday, his final full day in office, Trump issued an exe...

 2021-01-20 13:39 

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Fossilized Dinosaur 'Butthole' Shows How The Giant Creatures Had Sex...

The first dinosaur "butthole" ever discovered has revealed how the prehistoric creatures used this multipurpose opening to defecate, urinate, copulate and extrude their offspring or eggs....

 2021-01-20 13:35 

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Trump Leaves White House, Skipping Biden Inauguration...

President Donald Trump left the White House for the last time on Wednesday, skipping the inauguration of successor Joe Biden as the 46th US president in an extraordinary break with tradition....

 2021-01-20 13:31 

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Trump Leaves White House, Skipping Biden Inauguration...

US President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby military base where he will fly to Florida, skipping the inauguration of successor Joe Biden in an extraordinary break with tradition.Trump, ...

 2021-01-20 13:30 

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Huge Deadly Snake Blocks House Door, Terrified Family Calls For Help...

A family in Australia had the shock of their lives when they stumbled upon a deadly snake blocking the door of their home.The photos of the eastern brown snake was shared online by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers 24/7, who were called by the Queensland fami...

 2021-01-20 13:30 

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Italy's Government Survives, But For How Long?...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte survived a key parliamentary test this week, yet his coalition government remains in a perilous position as it battles the coronavirus pandemic.The government was left on the verge of collapse after ex-premier Matteo ...

 2021-01-20 13:21 

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U.S. Soldier With ISIS Sympathies Arrested For 'Plotting' To Shatter 9/11 Memorial...

A U.S. Army soldier has been arrested for allegedly trying to strike down the 9/11 memorial in New York City with the help of the terrorist organization ISIS and leaking confidential information about the American army.Cole James Bridges, 20, of Stow, Ohi...

 2021-01-20 13:21 

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Where Is The Migrant Caravan? Thousands Of Displaced Hondurans Look Up To Biden...

Groups of Honduran migrants driven by poverty, unemployment and the hurricanes that devastated their homeland lingered on their desperate journey to the United States in the hope that the new president may change the immigration policies after assuming ch...

 2021-01-20 13:20 

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Princess Leia Of 'Star Wars' Trends Following Lady Gaga's US Capitol Appearance...

Princess Leia of "Star Wars" trended on Twitter after Lady Gaga's recent appearance at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C.Lady Gaga will be one of the celebrity performers for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday....

 2021-01-20 13:20 

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COVID Vaccines Go To Waste Again: Why These 16,000 Shots Were Never Used...

Over 16,000 doses of the COVID vaccine have gone to waste after two different storage and delivery issues caused the drug to spoil before it could be administered to residents in Michigan and Maine....

 2021-01-20 13:11 

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Pink SeeSaws Installed Through US-Mexico Border Wall Win Prestigious UK Designing Prize...

A collection of striking pink seesaws installed through the slats of the U.S.-Mexico border wall has won the London's Design Museum's prestigious best design of the year prize for 2020.The teeter-totters that allowed for people of both countries t...

 2021-01-20 13:11 

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Pet Dog Bites Owner's Abusive Partner To Save Her From Being Assaulted...

A woman in Scotland was saved by her pet from being beaten up by her abusive partner following a drunken argument....

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