Facebook sued for 'denying opportunities to US workers'

The Trump administration accuses the tech firm of favouring foreign workers in its hiring policy.

Facebook sued for 'denying opportunities to US workers'
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Warner Bros' films set for simultaneous cinema and US streaming

Warner Bros' films set for simultaneous cinema and US streaming
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Warner Bros says its 2021 films will be available to stream in US at ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:01:35 GMT

Dr Fauci apologises for saying UK 'rushed' vaccine

Dr Fauci apologises for saying UK 'rushed' vaccine
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After apparent criticism from Dr Fauci, the UK defended the safety and efficacy of ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:41:46 GMT

Coronavirus: Italy announces Christmas travel ban

Coronavirus: Italy announces Christmas travel ban
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Italy has announced new curbs including a ban on travel between different regions and ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:29:58 GMT

Puerto Rico: The moment the Arecibo Observatory telescope collapsed

Puerto Rico: The moment the Arecibo Observatory telescope collapsed
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Video shows one of the world's largest telescopes at Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory come ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:13:22 GMT

Three Ex-US presidents pledge to film themselves getting Covid vaccine

Three Ex-US presidents pledge to film themselves getting Covid vaccine
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Barack Obama, George W Bush and Bill Clinton want to promote confidence in Covid ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:15:24 GMT

Ivanka Trump questioned over inauguration funds 'misuse'

Ivanka Trump questioned over inauguration funds 'misuse'
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The president's daughter has denounced a lawsuit as "politically motivated".

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:30:47 GMT

Amazon rainforest rock art depicts giant Ice Age creatures

Amazon rainforest rock art depicts giant Ice Age creatures
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Researchers say the paintings in modern-day Colombia are believed to be about 12,000 years old.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:08:44 GMT

No more peacocks on planes after US ruling

No more peacocks on planes after US ruling
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Only dogs can qualify as psychological service animals, says the US transportation department.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:01:20 GMT

Dr Fauci: The UK 'was not as careful' as US in vaccine approval

Dr Fauci: The UK 'was not as careful' as US in vaccine approval
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The US infectious disease expert will also meet with members of President-elect Joe Biden's ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:47:54 GMT

Namibia: Man named after Adolf Hitler wins local election

Namibia: Man named after Adolf Hitler wins local election
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He usually calls himself Adolf Uunona and insists he has no plans for world ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:34:18 GMT

Covid: Are countries under pressure to approve a vaccine?

Covid: Are countries under pressure to approve a vaccine?
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After the UK's approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, are other nations under pressure to ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:38:50 GMT

Stockholm mother no longer suspected of imprisoning son

Stockholm mother no longer suspected of imprisoning son
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Prosecutors say there is no evidence the adult male was held against his will, ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:32:11 GMT

Reptiles smuggled from Mexico found at German airport stitched inside dolls

Reptiles smuggled from Mexico found at German airport stitched inside dolls
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Ten of 26 rare animals from Mexico discovered at a German airport did not survive.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:21:11 GMT

Alieu Kosiah: Liberian ex-commander faces war crimes trial

Alieu Kosiah: Liberian ex-commander faces war crimes trial
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Alieu Kosiah, 45, is accused of murder, rape, recruiting child soldiers and a host ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:17:19 GMT

Ethiopian Jews flown to Israel in latest operation

Ethiopian Jews flown to Israel in latest operation
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Israel's PM speaks of tears in his eyes as he welcomes the group, the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 10:44:41 GMT

Coronavirus: US hits record Covid cases and hospitalisations

Coronavirus: US hits record Covid cases and hospitalisations
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Two records are reached on Wednesday, amid fears the pace will not slow leading ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 09:27:29 GMT

Giscard d'Estaing: France mourns ex-president, dead at 94

Giscard d'Estaing: France mourns ex-president, dead at 94
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The former president of France, who has died aged 94, was a force for ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:51:37 GMT

Defund the Police: Obama says 'snappy slogan' risks alienating people

Defund the Police: Obama says 'snappy slogan' risks alienating people
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His comments drew a backlash from progressive Democrats who want to see police funds ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:02:46 GMT

'Stay home,' says US mayor at Mexico beach resort

'Stay home,' says US mayor at Mexico beach resort
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Steve Adler is the latest US politician accused of Covid-19 double standards, but he ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:42:01 GMT

Hong Kong pro-democracy tycoon Jimmy Lai detained for fraud

Hong Kong pro-democracy tycoon Jimmy Lai detained for fraud
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The prominent pro-democracy supporter's detention comes a day after several activists were jailed.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:39:05 GMT

India Muslim man arrested under 'love jihad law'

India Muslim man arrested under 'love jihad law'
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This is the first arrest made under the new and controversial anti-conversion law passed ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:19:52 GMT

China influence 'on steroids' targets Biden team - US official

China influence 'on steroids' targets Biden team - US official
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A US intelligence official says Beijing is also targeting people close to the incoming ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:43:14 GMT

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: 'How the conflict made my uncle a refugee in Sudan'

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: 'How the conflict made my uncle a refugee in Sudan'
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A BBC reporter's relative fled to neighbouring Sudan by foot and boat, losing his ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:33:58 GMT

Russian influence under threat in its own back yard

Russian influence under threat in its own back yard
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Moscow is hailing its Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal but the war has revealed the limits ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:24:30 GMT

South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic

South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic
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Despite a third wave, nearly 500,000 South Koreans will sit for critical university entrance tests.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:16:36 GMT

Iran nuclear crisis: Law aims to boost enrichment and block inspectors

Iran nuclear crisis: Law aims to boost enrichment and block inspectors
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Uranium enrichment would increase to 20% with UN inspectors blocked, if sanctions are not eased.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:09:15 GMT

Will Santa have enough bikes for Christmas Day?

Will Santa have enough bikes for Christmas Day?
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Millions of bicycles were sold this year, with fears there won't be enough for ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:01:06 GMT

Obituary: Valéry Giscard D'Estaing

Obituary: Valéry Giscard D'Estaing
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The former president of France, who has died aged 94, was a force for ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:57:07 GMT