Joe Biden: Covid vaccination in US will not be mandatory

It comes as the Centers for Disease Control urges "universal mask use" anywhere outside the home.

Joe Biden: Covid vaccination in US will not be mandatory
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Faroe Islands: Inside the under-sea tunnel network
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The under-sea tunnel network cuts journey times between two islands by a half.

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US House passes federal cannabis decriminalisation bill

US House passes federal cannabis decriminalisation bill
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It is the first bill of its kind taken up by either chamber of ...

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Suarez case: Juventus director probed over footballer's Italian exam

Suarez case: Juventus director probed over footballer's Italian exam
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A senior official at the club is placed under investigation over the player's citizenship ...

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'General Suhaila': Afghanistan's famous female surgeon dies at 72

'General Suhaila': Afghanistan's famous female surgeon dies at 72
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Suhaila Siddiq was a famous surgeon who continued working under the Taliban, and then ...

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China becomes second nation to plant flag on the Moon

China becomes second nation to plant flag on the Moon
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It becomes the second nation to unfurl its banner on the lunar surface, more ...

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Timnit Gebru: Google staff rally behind fired AI researcher

Timnit Gebru: Google staff rally behind fired AI researcher
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Timnit Gebru, a critic of some of the firm's policies, says she was dismissed ...

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Denmark set to end all new oil and gas exploration

Denmark set to end all new oil and gas exploration
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The European Union's largest oil producer plans to stop extracting fossil fuels by 2050.

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Plane makes emergency landing on US highway

Plane makes emergency landing on US highway
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A light aircraft is forced to make an emergency landing on an interstate in ...

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Ethiopia aid delayed amid reports Tigray fighting continues - UN

Ethiopia aid delayed amid reports Tigray fighting continues - UN
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Clashes in many parts of the Tigray region mean there is still no access, ...

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French Thalys train attacker 'tried to kill me three times'

French Thalys train attacker 'tried to kill me three times'
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American Spencer Stone tells a French court how he tackled the gunman on the ...

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Germany to wipe Nazi traces from phonetic alphabet

Germany to wipe Nazi traces from phonetic alphabet
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The Nazis removed Jewish names from the German phonetic alphabet - now a new ...

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Dune and Matrix 4 streaming plan prompts urgent talks from AMC cinemas

Dune and Matrix 4 streaming plan prompts urgent talks from AMC cinemas
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Odeon owner AMC is alarmed by Warner Bros' plan to stream 2021 films in ...

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Nasa to pay company $1 to collect rocks from moon

Nasa to pay company $1 to collect rocks from moon
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The US space agency has awarded two American and one Japanese firm contracts to ...

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Rohingya relocated to remote island against their will, rights groups say

Rohingya relocated to remote island against their will, rights groups say
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Rights groups say Bangladesh is relocating thousands of refugees to a remote island against ...

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Time Kid of the Year Gitanjali Rao aims to ‘solve world's problems'

Time Kid of the Year Gitanjali Rao aims to ‘solve world's problems'
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Gitanjali Rao, 15, says she proves that you don't have to look like a ...

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Egypt arrests: Three human rights members released from detention

Egypt arrests: Three human rights members released from detention
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Their arrests had drawn widespread criticism from the UN, civil liberties groups and celebrities.

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Covid: Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days

Covid: Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days
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The president-elect says universal mask-wearing should bring a "significant reduction" in Covid-19.

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Possible deal for arrested Huawei finance chief

Possible deal for arrested Huawei finance chief
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The deal would let Meng Wanzhou return to China from Canada, where she was ...

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Nasa to pay company $1 to collect moon rocks

Nasa to pay company $1 to collect moon rocks
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The US space agency has awarded two American and one Japanese firm contracts to ...

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Norway excavates a Viking longship fit for a king

Norway excavates a Viking longship fit for a king
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A rare excavation south of Oslo will provide new details about Viking culture.

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The hidden story of African-Irish children

The hidden story of African-Irish children
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The mixed-race Irish people searching for their African roots.

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Coronavirus: Is India's test and tracing strategy working?

Coronavirus: Is India's test and tracing strategy working?
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The country has recorded the second highest number of Covid-19 cases globally.

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Thailand's youth rebellion: Protest movement demands monarchy reform

Thailand's youth rebellion: Protest movement demands monarchy reform
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A student-led protest movement has started demanding reform of the monarchy and an end ...

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Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days

Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days
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The president-elect says he expects universal masking will bring a "significant reduction" in Covid-19.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 23:46:08 GMT

Fauci apologises for UK vaccine approval comments

Fauci apologises for UK vaccine approval comments
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The top US infectious disease expert had previously said the UK "rushed" approving the ...

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