Trump Bequeaths Biden an Upended World

PARIS — Most countries lost patience long ago. The erratic outbursts of President Trump were unacceptable to allies when they were not simply insulting. Even rivals like China and Russia reeled at the president’s gut-driven policy lurches. Mr. Trump said in 2016 that America must be “more unpredictable.” He was true to his word. The sudden infatuation with North Korea’s

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Solving climate crisis will be at center of Biden's job agenda -Deese

(Reuters) – Solving the climate crisis by boosting investments in new technologies will be at the center of the Biden administration’s job creation agenda, the incoming top economic White House adviser said on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks as he announces members of economics and jobs team at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., January 8, 2021.

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The Office US boss reveals reunion is more likely than ever as sitcom makes deal with major streamer

THE Office US reunion is much "more likely" to go ahead since the series switched to broadcaster Peacock, its creator has teased. Show boss Greg Daniels has also insisted the American audience is "more open" to a reboot now more than ever. The American version of Ricky Gervais' The Office sitcom ran for nine seasons from 2005 until 2013. It

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US Army drill sergeant Jessica Mitchell gunned down in her car three years after her brother was shot dead

A UNITED States Army drill sergeant in Texas whose corpse was found inside her car reportedly died on Friday – three years after her teen brother was also shot and killed. Jessica Mitchell was on holiday leave when first responders discovered her body at around 3am along Interstate 10 in San Antonio, police said. First responders thought they were headed

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Saudi-led coalition strikes at Yemen capital after attacks on Aden blamed on Houthis

ADEN (Reuters) – Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck targets in Yemen’s Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday in retaliation for attacks in the southern port city of Aden the previous day that took place as officials in a government backed by Riyadh arrived there.FILE PHOTO: Security personnel and people react during an attack on Aden airport moments after a plane landed carrying

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Migrants stranded in open air in Bosnia after relocation fails

BIHAC, Bosnia (Reuters) – Hundreds of migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East were left stranded in the open air on Wednesday when an attempt to relocate them to another site in Bosnia after fire wrecked their temporary camp failed, police and migrants said.Migrants walk towards the forest after camp “Lipa” was closed, in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina December

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Drive-through ballots – Israel's solution to voting in a pandemic

Slideshow ( 3 images )JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israelis who are sick with COVID-19 will be able to cast their ballots at drive-through polling stations that authorities hope will ensure a smooth election in March while minimizing infection risks. The March 23 parliamentary election, brought on prematurely due to a seemingly intractable political stalemate, is the country’s second since the global

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Indian opposition demands repeal of farm laws after protests

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s main opposition party pressed the government on Thursday to call a special parliamentary session to withdraw new agricultural laws that farmers say will leave them at the mercy of big corporations.Slideshow ( 4 images )Rahul Gandhi, a senior leader from the opposition Congress party, handed the president a copy of a petition that he said

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Fauci says US could achieve ‘herd immunity’ in second quarter of 2021

More On: COVID vaccine As vaccines roll out, doubters rush to take credit Some states to begin vaccinations at nursing homes this week These selfless medical workers pulled New Yorkers through horrors of COVID-19 Cuomo, as usual, makes vaccine all about himself Dr. Anthony Fauci said the US could achieve “herd immunity” by late spring or early summer, now that

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