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Ethiopian army to move in on Tigray capital as surrender ultimatum runs out, PM says

The statement Thursday by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office means tanks and other weaponry can now close in on the city of some half-million people.

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Coronavirus: U.S. Supreme Court rules against New York limits on religious services

The justices split 5-4, with new Justice Amy Coney Barrett in the majority, her first publicly discernible vote as a justice.

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Culled minks with COVID-19 mutation rise from their graves in Denmark

“We assume it is the mink that were in the upper layer that pop up,” officials said, calling it a “natural process.”

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‘A polite coup d’etat’: Trump and allies continue baseless claims on U.S. election

His baseless claims have a way of coming back. And back. And back.

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At least 5 dead after Cyclone Nivar slams into India’s southern coast

Cyclone Nivar made landfall near the city of Puducherry with winds of up to 130 km per hour, according to the India Meteorological Department.

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North Korean gymnast jumps border fence to freedom in South Korea

The man reportedly leaped over a 10-foot fence along the heavily-defended Korean DMZ, dodging guards and barbed wire to escape Kim Jong Un’s regime.

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Denver mayor travels for Thanksgiving after urging others to ‘stay home’

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has apologized after urging citizens to avoid travel, then hopping on a flight to see his own family in Mississippi.

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Trump says he’ll leave White House if Electoral College votes for Biden

The electors are scheduled to meet on Dec. 14.

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‘Diego is the people’: Thousands honour Maradona in Argentina after death

A casket procession was the sort of honour usually given heads of state, but few heads of state have ever aroused such loyalty or passion.

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About Fugging time: Austrian town changes its name from English swear

The tiny Austrian community, which sounds like the English profanity ‘f–king,’ has been a popular site for British tourists for decades.

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