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Friday December 3rd, 2021 7:36AM
France signs weapons mega-deal with UAE as Macron tours Gulf
France has announced the signing of a lucrative armaments contract for the sale of 80 of its upgraded Rafale warplanes to the United Arab Emirates
6:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
WHO says measures used against delta should work for omicron
World Health Organization officials say that the measures used to counter the delta variant should remain the foundation for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even in the face of the new omicron version of the virus
5:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
EPA head tours embattled communities, says help on the way
EPA Administrator Michael Regan says a recently completed “Journey to Justice” tour from Mississippi to Texas enabled him to put “faces and names with this term that we call environmental justice.”
5:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
UAE agrees to buy French warplanes as Macron visits Gulf
France says the United Arab Emirates has purchased 80 French-made Rafale warplanes for 16 billion euros
5:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden, allies increasingly pushing back at GOP's virus barbs
For months, President Joe Biden has taken it on the chin from Republicans over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic
5:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Pope laments 'hostility and prejudice' with Cypriot Orthodox
Pope Francis is lamenting centuries of hostility and prejudice that have divided Catholics and Orthodox
5:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
EXPLAINER: Turkey's currency is crashing. What's the impact?
Turkey’s beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presses ahead with a widely criticized effort to cut interest rates despite surging consumer prices
4:43AM ( 2 hours ago )
Macron visits Gulf seeking arms deal, stronger regional role
French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the energy-rich Persian Gulf, hoping to seal a major arms sale after the fall’s Australian submarine deal debacle and to strengthen France’s regional role
3:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
Fuel in tap water alarms Pearl Harbor military families
Hundreds of military families living near Pearl Harbor have complained of stomach pain, nausea and other health ailments after the Navy's water system became contaminated by petroleum
2:08AM ( 5 hours ago )
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National News
Trump faces flurry of investigations beyond Jan. 6 probe
As Donald Trump’s lawyers try to block the White House from releasing records to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, the former president faces a flurry of other investigations that could come to a head in the coming weeks and the new year
12:49AM ( 6 hours ago )
Lawyers allied with Trump ordered to pay $175K in sanctions
A judge has ordered nine lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump to pay Detroit and Michigan a total of $175,000 in sanctions for abusing the court system with a sham lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results
11:35PM ( 7 hours ago )
China, US tussle over Biden's 'Summit for Democracy'
China and the United States are tussling over President Joe Biden's upcoming democracy summit, which the ruling Communist Party sees as a challenge to its authoritarian ways
11:15PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Washington
Lamine Diack, ex IAAF chief convicted of corruption, dies
Lamine Diack, the controversial long-time leader of track and field who was convicted of extorting money from athletes and accused of taking bribes in an Olympic hosting vote, has died
5:19AM ( 2 hours ago )
Libyan court says Gadhafi's son can run for president
A Libyan court has ruled that a son of the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi can compete in next month's presidential elections
11:43PM ( 7 hours ago )
Democrats hope threat to abortion rights will rouse voters
Vulnerable Democrats from Nevada to New Hampshire are promising to make abortion a centerpiece of their political strategy heading into the midterm elections
5:23PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Elections
Germany: 1 in 100 infected with virus, health minister says
Germany’s health minister says more than 1% of the population is currently infected with the coronavirus, and called on citizens who haven’t done so yet to get vaccinated
5:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
Omicron coronavirus variant found in multiple US states
The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states, showing yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe with speed and ease
10:31PM ( 8 hours ago )
'The fire that's here': US is still battling delta variant
While all eyes are on the new and little-understood omicron variant, the delta form of the coronavirus isn’t finished wreaking havoc in the U.S., sending record numbers of patients to the hospital in some states, especially in the Midwest and New England
10:05PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Jury seated in trial of Jussie Smollett, ex-'Empire' actor
A jury has been seated in the trial of Jussie Smollett
6:12PM ( 3 days ago )
GOP targets Wisconsin elections system, nonpartisan director
Wisconsin Republicans are working to discredit the bipartisan system they created to run elections in the state after President Joe Biden narrowly won last year's presidential race
7:43AM ( 1 day ago )