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Federal judge advances lawsuit accusing Felix Sater of laundering money through Trump Organization properties

Adam Klasfeld of Law and Crime News reports that a federal judge on Monday partially advanced a lawsuit accusing Felix Sater of laundering millions stolen from Kazakhstan's BTA Bank through Trump Organization properties. Donald Trump is not personally accused of wrongdoing by the plaintiffs. — Read the rest
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Despite COVID risk, 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, highest air travel day since pandemic began

What coronavirus? About 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, the greatest single-day air travel numbers since the pandemic hit America in March. And this was after all the pleading from health experts for everyone to stay home over Thanksgiving, or expect ICUs and funerals by Christmas. — Read the rest
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Coronavirus live news: WHO urges caution over festive gatherings; Turkey imposes new curfews

Italy reports 672 new Covid-related deaths, a rise on Sunday’s figure, and Croatia’s PM tests positiveModerna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirmExperts warn of cases surge after widespread Thanksgiving travelSpain appeals for ‘common sense’ after shopping crowd scenesSri Lanka prisoners killed in riot over coronavirus conditionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.38pm GMT Spending time with friends and family at Christmas is “not worth putting them or yourself at risk”, acc...
Tags: Europe, Science, UK News, World news, Turkey, US news, Colombia, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Croatia, Who, World Health Organization


Arizona certifies Joe Biden's win as Trump continues to challenge election results – live

State effectively puts to rest any doubt that Biden wonBiden names diverse economic teamExperts warn of Covid surge after widespread Thanksgiving travelSupreme court considers Trump census gambitSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 7.09pm GMT More on Arizona certifying the election results. Here’s Arizona governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, tweeting about it. Today, we signed the canvass for the 2020 election in Arizona. I’m grateful to the voters, the county election ...
Tags: Georgia, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Pennsylvania, US politics, Arizona, Michigan, Nevada, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Doug Ducey, Mark Kelly, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Turkey imposes strict new curfews as cases surge; Italy's death toll rises by 672

Turkey announces weekday curfew and weekend lockdown; Italy reports 672 new Covid-related deaths, a rise on Sunday’s figureModerna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirmExperts warn of cases surge after widespread Thanksgiving travelSpain appeals for ‘common sense’ after shopping crowd scenesSri Lanka prisoners killed in riot over coronavirus conditionsUK coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.25pm GMT Algerian president Abdelmadjid Tebboune has left a ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, UK News, World news, Turkey, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Coronavirus, Tebboune


Coronavirus live news: Moderna to seek US and EU approval for vaccine; Italy records 672 new Covid-related deaths

Moderna reports a 100% success rate in preventing severe cases; Italy reports 672 new Covid-related deaths, a rise on Sunday’s figureModerna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirmExperts warn of cases surge after widespread Thanksgiving travelSpain appeals for ‘common sense’ after shopping crowd scenesSri Lanka prisoners killed in riot over coronavirus conditionsUK coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.50pm GMT The World Health Organization’s director-...
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Biden announces economics team as US Covid hospitalizations reach new record high – live

Biden will receive presidential daily briefing today and meet with transition advisersBiden announces all-female media team at his White HouseModerna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirmSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 3.15pm GMT The president is once again criticizing Georgia governor Brian Kemp, a Republican, for his stewardship over Georgia’s secretary of state and the vote counting process in Georgia. Why won’t Governor @BrianKempGA, the haple...
Tags: Georgia, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Brian Kemp, Coronavirus, US Covid


Coronavirus live news: Moderna to seek US and EU approval for vaccine; Hong Kong limits gatherings to two people

Moderna reports a 100% success rate in preventing severe cases; Hong Kong tightening comes after schools closed for in-person learning for rest of yearModerna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirmFauci warns of ‘surge upon surge’ in US cases after ThanksgivingSri Lanka prisoners killed in riot over coronavirus conditionsLife after Covid: will our world ever be the same?UK coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.16pm GMT The US Transportation Security Ad...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Science, US, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Oman, Gulf, US Transportation Security Administration


Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong limits gatherings to two people; Fauci warns of 'surge upon surge' of US cases

Hong Kong move comes after schools closed for in-person learning for rest of year; US reports more than 143,000 new cases; 1,200 deathsFauci warns of ‘surge upon surge’ in US cases after ThanksgivingSri Lanka prisoners killed in riot over coronavirus conditionsLife after Covid: will our world ever be the same?A year after Wuhan alarm, China seeks to change Covid origin storySee all our coronavirus coverage 12.16pm GMT Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen has banned wedding parties and gatherings...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Science, China, US, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Hun Sen, Fauci


Moderna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirm

US company submits data kickstarting approval process with regulators around the worldCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFinal results from the trials of Moderna’s vaccine against Covid-19 confirm it has 94% efficacy and nobody who was vaccinated with it developed severe disease, says the company, kickstarting the approval process with regulators around the world.The US company is submitting the data to the regulators in the US, Europe and the UK for an emergency licence...
Tags: UK, Science, Biology, US, World news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Food And Drug Administration, US Europe, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID


Biden set to announce economics team as US braces for post-holiday Covid surge – live updates

President-elect will receive presidential daily briefing, while recovering from fractured foot sustained over weekendNeera Tanden and Cecilia Rouse nominations expected shortlyUS hits four million monthly Covid cases as Fauci warns of holiday surgePresident-elect announces all-female media team at his White HouseKushner heads to Saudi Arabia and Qatar amid Iranian scientist killing tensionSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 10.16am GMT Jeffrey Frankel is a professor ...
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Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh given martyr status

Tehran holds state funeral for Fakhrizadeh as it considers how to respond to his assassinationIran has bestowed martyr status on the nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh at a full state funeral in Tehran, as it weighs how and when to retaliate for an assassination pinned on its arch-foe Israel.In footage carried by state TV Fakhrizadeh’s casket was shown surrounded by flowers and pictures of him, alongside portraits of Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps kil...
Tags: Israel, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Hassan Rouhani, Tehran, Baghdad, Qassem Suleimani, Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Fakhrizadeh


Obama didn’t deliver for Africa – can Biden prove that black lives matter everywhere? | Vava Tampa

There is reason to hope the president-elect will pivot from long-standing US policy of backing continent’s strongman leadersHow different is the Biden-Harris administration’s Africa policy going to be from Donald Trump’s, or even Barack Obama’s? Many African people, as well as the continent’s strongman leaders, are now gingerly asking – is Biden going to be Obama 2.0, or Trump-lite?For the sake of black lives mattering everywhere in these turbulent times, I hope Biden will chart a bold new cours...
Tags: Obama, Africa, US, Barack Obama, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Global development, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Vava Tampa, Conflict and arms, Biden Harris


Joe Biden fractures foot after slipping while playing with dog

President-elect to wear a boot after after accident while playing with German shepherd MajorAmerican president-elect Joe Biden has fractured his right foot after slipping while playing with his dog Major.The injury was discovered in a scan on Sunday and will likely require him to wear a boot for several weeks, his doctor said. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics


Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns of 'surge upon surge' in US cases after Thanksgiving

Turkey suffers seventh straight day of record deaths; Lebanon to slowly relax restrictions; New York begins reopening schools. Fauci warns of ‘surge upon surge’ in US cases after ThanksgivingLife after Covid: will our world ever be the same?A year after Wuhan alarm, China seeks to change Covid origin storySee all our coronavirus coverage 12.18am GMT Dr Fauci also said the arrival of vaccines offers a “light at the end of the tunnel”, AP reports. This coming week, the Advisory Committee on Im...
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Joe Biden sprains his ankle after slipping while playing with dog

President-elect examined by doctor after accident while playing with German shepherd, but ‘no obvious fracture’ foundAmerican president-elect Joe Biden has sprained his ankle after slipping while playing with his dog, according to his doctor.In a brief statement, Biden’s office said the incident happened on Saturday and that the 78-year-old was being examined by a bone specialist on Sunday “out of an abundance of caution”. Continue reading...
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Joe Biden announces all-female media team at his White House

The president-elect announces senior communications team, led by campaign communications director Kate BedingfieldPresident-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director, and Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman, will be his press secretary. Continue reading...
Tags: White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Jen Psaki, Biden Administration, Kate BedingfieldPresident, Kate Bedingfield Bedingfield


Joe Biden twists his ankle after slipping while playing with dog

President-elect to be examined by doctor after accident while playing with German shepherd American President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle after slipping while playing with his dog, his office said on Sunday.In a brief statement, Biden’s office said the incident happened on Saturday and that the 78-year-old was being examined by a bone specialist on Sunday “out of an abundance of caution”. Continue reading...
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US hits four million monthly Covid-19 cases as Fauci warns of holiday surge

Warnings come as California’s largest cities impose stricter control measures and experts predict post-Thanksgiving rise in casesThe United States passed four million cases of the coronavirus for November on Saturday, more than double the record 1.9 million cases set in October.Now experts have warned Americans to expect that sharp rise in cases to continue, due in part to the Thanksgiving holiday – potentially worsening heading into the December holiday season. Continue reading...
Tags: California, US, World news, US news, United States, Fauci, Coronavirus, COVID


Iranian nuclear chief's body prepared for burial as anger focuses on Israel and US

Newspaper publishes comment urging retaliation with strike on Haifa that ‘causes heavy human casualties’The body of Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist has been prepared for burial as anger at Israel and the US boiled over in the country following his assassination.Mohsen Fakhrizadeh’s coffin, draped in the Iranian flag and topped with flowers, was transported to a Muslim shrine for prayers and last tributes, the country’s state news reported. His remains will be taken from the Imam Reza shrine...
Tags: Israel, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Nuclear Weapons, Tehran, Iran's Nuclear Programme, Haifa, Qom, Imam Khomeini, Fatima Masumeh, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh


Iranian nuclear chief's body prepared for burial as anger focused on Israel and US

Newspaper publishes comment urging retaliation with strike on Haifa that ‘causes heavy human casualties’The body of Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist has been prepared for burial as anger at Israel and the US boiled over in the country following his assassination last week.Mohsen Fakhrizadeh’s coffin, draped in the Iranian flag and topped with flowers, was transported to a Muslim shrine for prayers and last tributes, the country’s state news reported. Continue reading...
Tags: Israel, US, World news, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Nuclear Weapons, Iran's Nuclear Programme, Haifa, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh


US election results 2020: Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump to win presidency

GSA recognises Biden’s win, allowing presidential transition to go ahead, as Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for Biden Continue reading...
Tags: White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, GSA, US elections 2020


Biden bids to placate the left as he builds centrist transition team

The president-elect has brought in a mix of experience and diversity – but more telling is who Biden hasn’t appointedSo far, Joe Biden has avoided one of the biggest potential pitfalls of the transition process that will end with him moving into the White House: infuriating the left wing of the Democratic party. Related: Here's something to give thanks for this Thanksgiving: our democracy survived | Art Cullen Continue reading...
Tags: White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Biden, Cullen, Biden Administration


Iran vows to 'respond' to killing of nuclear programme scientist – video

Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has said the country will respond to the killing of one of the country’s most senior scientists, who was identified by Israel as having headed a secret nuclear weapons programme.Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the architect of Tehran’s nuclear strategy, was killed on Friday on a highway near the capital in a carefully planned assassination that has led to a serious escalation of tensions in the Middle East.Iran's supreme leader calls for 'definitive punishment' of scientist...
Tags: Israel, World news, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Hassan Rouhani, Tehran, Middle East Iran, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh


Federal appeals court throws out Trump election lawsuit in Pennsylvania

Trump’s legal team vows to appeal to supreme court after yet another defeat, as judge says claims ‘have no merit’A federal appeals court in Pennsylvania has delivered a strongly worded repudiation of Donald Trump’s latest attempt to overturn his presidential election defeat, dismissing his challenge to the state’s results as without merit, and backing a district judge who likened the president’s evidence-free and error-strewn lawsuit to “Frankenstein’s monster”.On Friday, a three-member panel co...
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US election results 2020: Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump to win presidency

GSA recognises Biden’s win, allowing presidential transition to go ahead, as Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for Biden Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, GSA, US elections 2020


Iran's supreme leader calls for 'definitive punishment' of scientist's killers

Ayatollah threatens retaliation after president blames Israel for assassination of Mohsen FakhrizadehIran’s supreme leader has called for the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist linked to Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear programme.Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the architect of Tehran’s nuclear strategy, was assassinated on Friday on a highway near the capital, in a major escalation of tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading...
Tags: Israel, World news, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Hassan Rouhani, Nuclear Weapons, Tehran, Ayatollah, Middle East Continue, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Mohsen FakhrizadehIran


The US is on ‘inequality autopilot’ – how can Biden's treasury pick help change course?

Janet Yellen will likely be the US’s first female treasury secretary – but as Covid shutdowns loom, she will have to win Republican votes for any major initiativesTeresa Marez has never heard of Janet Yellen, likely to be the next treasury secretary of the United States. But she and millions of other Americans have a lot riding on the decisions Yellen will make if and when she is confirmed next year.The coronavirus has upended Marez’s life. Her savings are almost exhausted and she is worried abo...
Tags: Business, Congress, US, Economics, World news, US news, United States, US politics, Income Inequality, Janet Yellen, US income inequality, Biden, Yellen, San Antonio Texas, initiativesTeresa Marez, Marez


US surpasses 13m Covid cases as experts urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend

110,000 new coronavirus cases and 90,000 people hospitalized ThursdayCDC predicts deaths could rise by 300,000 in next monthAmerica’s coronavirus surge showed no sign of abating over the Thanksgiving holiday, as cases in the country surpassed 13 million on Friday. Related: How Trump is destroying the presidential transition process Continue reading...
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Federal court rejects Trump election lawsuit in Pennsylvania

Trump’s legal team vows to appeal to supreme court after yet another defeat, as judge says claims ‘have no merit’Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the campaign’s latest effort to challenge the state’s election results.Trump’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the supreme court despite the Philadelphia judges’ assessment that the “campaign’s claims have no merit”. Continue reading...
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