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    Trump allies take Pennsylvania vote complaint to Supreme Court

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:22am on December 04, 2020

    Allies of president Donald Trump sought an emergency order on Thursday from the United StatesSupreme Court blocking the certification of election results in Pennsylvania, a...

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    Moderna plans 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in early 2021

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:32am on December 04, 2020

    Moderna plans to have 100 to 125 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available in the first quarter of 2021, the vast majority of which...

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    Trump virus adviser quits, vaccine hopes boost

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:46am on December 01, 2020

    President Donald Trump’s controversial coronavirus adviser resigned on Monday, while hopes for a first wave of vaccinations before the end of 2020 received a further...

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    Biden fractures foot playing with dog

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:19am on November 30, 2020

    The United States president-elect Joe Biden has a foot fracture and will likely have to wear a medical boot, his team said on Sunday after...

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    Iran assassination could undercut Biden’s diplomatic options

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:11am on November 29, 2020

    The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist, which Tehran has blamed on Israel, risks not only sharpening tensions across the region but also severely...

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    US hopes to start virus vaccines in December

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:02am on November 23, 2020

    The United States hopes to begin coronavirus vaccinations in early December, a top government health official said on Sunday. The beginning of vaccinations could be...

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    New blow hits Trump's bid to overturn vote results

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:17am on November 22, 2020

    A Pennsylvania judge on Saturday threw out Donald Trump’s claims of widespread electoral fraud there, dealing a new blow to the Republican’s bid to overturn...

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    US Boy Scouts claimed against 90,000 sexual abuse

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:24am on November 17, 2020

    Almost 90,000 victims of sexual abuse that took place in the Boy Scouts of America had come forward by Monday evening, the deadline to receive...

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    Macron criticises media over coverage of Islamic extremism

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:41am on November 16, 2020

    French president Emmanuel Macron had called The New York Times media correspondent to criticise English-language coverage of France’s stance on Islamic extremism after recent attacks,...

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    Harris leads record wave of elected women in US

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:08am on November 15, 2020

    With Kamala Harris poised to become the first female vice-president of the United States, and with a record number of women elected to Congress —...