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  • U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 450,000
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    2021-02-05 18:52:51 UTC

    Coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 450,000 on Thursday, and daily deaths remain stubbornly high at more than 3,000 a day, despite falling infections and the arrival of multiple vaccines. Infectious disease specialists expect deaths to start dropping soon, after new cases hit a peak right around the beginning of the ye...
  • Wall Street Is Paying Attention to Reddit
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    2021-01-27 23:06:28 UTC

    (Reuters) - Dennis Dick, a professional stock trader in Las Vegas, reads the site Seeking Alpha before work and keeps up to the minute throughout the trading day by watching Twitter, but last weekend he also joined a group on the popular online discussion board Reddit “because I need to know what’s going on.” “I joined it to be able...
  • House Send Impeachment Case Against Trump to Senate
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    2021-01-26 01:52:41 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate late Monday for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol. It’s an early sign of Trump’...
  • Biden Pushes for 1.5m Vaccinations a Day
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    2021-01-26 01:51:35 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day. Biden signaled his increasing bullishness on the pace of vaccinations after signing an executive order to boos...
  • Merkel, Biden Agree to Strengthen US-Europe Cooperation
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    2021-01-26 01:04:47 UTC

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed in a phone call on Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic and other global challenges can only be tackled through closer cooperation, a government spokesman in Berlin said on Monday. Transatlantic relations cooled sharply under former President Donald ...
  • Joe Biden Became 46th President of United States
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    2021-01-20 21:25:58 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed.” He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. Biden’s inauguration came at a time of n...
  • COVID-19: US Death Toll Eclipses 400,000
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    2021-01-20 17:22:50 UTC

    As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “totally under control.” Now, in his final hours in office, after a year of presidential denials of reality and responsibility, the pandemic...
  • Pentagon Fears Possible Inside Attack at Inauguration
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    2021-01-18 03:31:11 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The massive undertaking reflects the extraord...
  • Trump’s Impeachment Trial Could Begin On January 20
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    2021-01-14 19:06:42 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decides to transmit th...
  • US House Impeaches Trump a 2nd Time
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    2021-01-14 01:32:53 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by armed National Guard troops inside and out, the Ho...
  • HRW: Trump Has Been a Disaster For Human Rights
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    2021-01-14 01:34:55 UTC

    PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s record on human rights in his first year in office has been a “disaster” and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on Wednesday. Kenneth Roth was speaking ahead of HRW’s annual report launch in Paris...
  • Democrats Control of Congress Makes Biden's Presidency "Easier"
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    2021-01-10 01:33:30 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in November was tempered by concerns that he would face Republican opposition in the Senate that could stymie him at every turn. Those worries eased this past week when <a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/news/19389">Democrats swept two Senate special elections in Georgia</...
  • Calls Grow for Trump's Removal From Office
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    2021-01-07 18:30:08 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on US President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to remove him from office following Wednesday’s violent assault on the Capitol by the president’s supporters. In a statement Thursday, Schumer said the attack on the Capitol “was an insurrection against the United States, incit...
  • Trump Finally Acknowledges His Defeat in Nov. 3 Election
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    2021-01-07 18:36:43 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat <a href="https://apnews.com/hub/election-2020">in the Nov. 3 election&nbsp;</a>and announced there would be an &ldquo;orderly transition on January 20th&rdquo; after Congress concluded the <a href="https://apnews.com/hub/electoral-college">electoral vot...
  • U.S. Capitol Terror: Four Deaths, 52 Arrests
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    2021-01-07 08:23:31 UTC

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Four people died and 52 were arrested, Washington D.C.’s police chief said, after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory. In a late night news conference, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert...
  • Pro-Trump Mob Breaches U.S. Capitol, One Dead
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    2021-01-07 02:11:35 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors. They — lawmakers, staff members and more — were hiding under tables, hunkered in lockdowns, saying prayers, and seeing the fruits of the country’s divisions up close and vio...
  • New COVID-19 Variant Has Been Discovered in US
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    2020-12-30 03:11:50 UTC

    DENVER (AP) — The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that’s been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday, adding urgency to efforts to vaccinate Americans. The variant was found in a man in his 20s who is in isolation southeast of Denver in Elbert County and has n...
  • Studies: Vitamin D, Zinc, Quercetin Could Prevent and Treat COVID-19
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    2020-12-28 19:25:25 UTC

    Should you have your vitamin D levels checked? Is taking a supplement enough to protect yourself, or at least to lower your chance of getting COVID-19? Studies reveals nine out of 10 COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented if people had adequate Vitamin D levels. Based on studies, it’s reasonable for children and adults to take an ad...
  • A New Social Media Platform With Incredible Features
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    2021-01-10 19:02:05 UTC

    <p><a href="https://glogat.com/signup" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong>Glogat is a free social media platform</strong></a> that not only offers a way to stay connected globally, but also provides a number of useful features, such as blogging, video calls, livestreaming and sections to create news, videos and business ...
  • Donald Trump Ousts US Attorney General William Barr
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    2020-12-15 00:11:44 UTC

    U.S. President Trump says William Barr is out as attorney general. Attorney General William Barr resigned on Monday, ending a tenure in which the President Donald Trump loyalist carried the administration's "law and order" message but ultimately dealt the most credible blow to Trump's unfounded claims that the 2020 election was lit...
  • Rudy Giuliani, 76, Gets COVID-19
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    2020-12-07 02:19:56 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 76-year-old former New York mayor has traveled extensively to battleground states in recent days and weeks in an effort to help Trump subvert his election loss. On numerous occasions he has met with l...
  • US Lawmakers Close to A Coronavirus Stimulus Deal
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    2020-12-04 19:51:13 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave an optimistic assessment of the prospects for a mid-sized COVID-19 relief bill and a separate $1.4 trillion governmentwide spending bill on Friday, teeing up expectations for a successful burst of legislative action to reverse months of frustration on pandemic relief. Pelosi told rep...
  • Fact Check: Trump and His Accomplices Continue to Spread Falsehoods on Social Media
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    2020-12-04 02:46:11 UTC

    (Reuters) — Social media users have been sharing posts which claim to show a video of an employee of the electronic voting company, Dominion Voting Systems, manipulating and stealing voting data. However, a spokesperson for the Gwinnett County government and the voting system implementation manager for Georgia have explained that the p...
  • Europe Is Moving Quickly to Roll COVID-19 Vaccine Out
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    2020-11-25 16:02:23 UTC

    LONDON (AP) — With major COVID-19 vaccines showing high levels of protection, British officials are cautiously — and they stress cautiously — optimistic that life may start returning to normal by early April. Even before regulators have approved a single vaccine, the U.K. and countries across Europe are moving quickly to organize th...
  • Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End COVID-19 Crisis Right Away
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    2020-11-25 04:36:49 UTC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t even think of putting the mask away anytime soon. Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S. and Americans can once again go to the movies, cheer at an NBA game o...