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UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID inoculations

The British government has appointed a vaccines minister as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirusBy JILL LAWLESS Associated PressNovember 28, 2020, 8:19 PM• 4 min readShare...

Pandemic pushes Peru’s vital peasant farmers to the brink

PISAC, Peru -- Under a punishing Andean sun, Nazario Quispe digs his plow into the soil where he is growing dozens of different potato varieties — uncertain when he will...

Police: Man killed dad’s cat with frying pan on Thanksgiving

Police in Maine have arrested a man accused of killing his father’s cat with a frying pan on ThanksgivingByThe Associated PressNovember 28, 2020, 10:39 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare...

Capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region under control of Ethiopian forces, says PM

The city was under fierce bombardment earlier on Saturday, a humanitarian source on the ground and eyewitnesses who have fled the city told CNN.Federal police will continue working to round...

Artists say Cuba government agrees to dialogue, tolerance

A group of Cuban artists and intellectuals say they've won an unusual government vow of greater tolerance for independent art following a demonstration in front of the Culture Ministry in...

Real Madrid 1-2 Alaves: Eden Hazard goes off injured as champions lose

Eden Hazard has made just four starts for Real Madrid in 2020-21Eden Hazard suffered another injury setback as Real Madrid were beaten 2-1 at home by Alaves in La Liga.Hazard,...

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

SANTA FE, N.M. -- Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been...

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real onesBy DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business WriterNovember 28, 2020, 6:26 PM• 1...

KC Hemp Co. pivots to online-only store due to pandemic

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Almost three years after opening their store, KC Hemp. Co., Heather and Kyle Steppe had to make some changes. "When the pandemic started, we just saw...

Ethiopia says its military now controls the Tigray capital

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Ethiopia's military has gained “full control” of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, the army announced Saturday, after the Tigray government reported that the city of...