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    US lawmakers approve $900b stimulus package

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:57am on December 22, 2020

    US lawmakers on Monday approved a $900 billion relief package for the world's biggest economy that will provide a long-sought boost for millions of Americans...

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    Trump asks US authorities to only construct beautiful buildings

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:00am on December 22, 2020

    President Donald Trump, with only a month left in office, issued an order Monday that future federal buildings must be ‘beautiful’ and preferably built in...

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    US vice president gets COVID-19 vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 08:50pm on December 18, 2020

    The US vice president received a COVID-19 vaccine shot live on television Friday in a public display designed to boost national confidence in the drug...

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    US experts vote to approve Pfizer vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:30am on December 11, 2020

    The United States experts voted on Thursday to recommend granting emergency approval for Pfizer-BioNTech’sCOVID-19 vaccine, paving the way for America to become the next country...

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    NASA buying Moon dust for $1

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:26am on December 04, 2020

    The US space agency NASA awarded contracts to four companies on Thursday to collect lunar samples for $1 to $15,000, rock-bottom prices that are intended...

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    Biden celebrates his 78th birthday

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 08:14pm on November 20, 2020

    President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday, exactly two months before he is to succeed Donald Trump in the White House. Barack Obama's former vice...

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    Pfizer seeks emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 07:48pm on November 20, 2020

    Pfizer and its partner BioNTech confirmed they will apply Friday for emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine, becoming the first to do so in...

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    Google launches strong encryption for Android messages

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:22am on November 20, 2020

    Google said Thursday it will be rolling out end-to-end encryption for Android users, making it harder for anyone -- including law enforcement -- to read...

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    Nancy Pelosi wins bid to lead Democrats in US Congress

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:56am on November 19, 2020

    US Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday chose House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to lead the party into the Joe Biden era and preside over their narrow House...

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    Boeing 737 MAX cleared to fly again

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:24am on November 19, 2020

    US regulators on Wednesday cleared the Boeing 737 MAX to return to the skies, ending its 20-month grounding after two fatal crashes that plunged the...

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