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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 170,000

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 170,000 on Tuesday, after 630 new death cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to Brazil's Ministry of Health.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/25 13:13:04

Pennsylvania certifies election results for Biden

The US state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday certified the presidential election results for Democrat Joe Biden.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/25 10:20:38

Child COVID-19 cases in US approach 1.2 mln

Nearly 1.2 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to the latest data of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children's Hospital Association.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/25 10:14:45

French users sue Muslim prayer app over alleged US army links

French users of a Muslim prayer app accused of selling data that ended up with the US army are suing the company, their lawyers said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/24 18:43:40

Trinidad and Tobago deported 16 Venezuelan children: attorney

Trinidad and Tobago has deported 16 Venezuelan minors, separating some of them from their parents, a lawyer trying to stop their repatriation said Monday together with leaders of the Venezuelan opposition.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/24 18:38:40

Study finds money lost in US lockdowns

There's little doubt that government-ordered business shutdowns to stop the spread of COVID-19 damaged the US economy, but the exact cost is unclear.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/24 18:18:40

As US enters Biden era, China looks to restore ties

The US is entering the Biden era as the formal transition process begins and a slate of top foreign policy and national security nominees are picked, which Chinese experts said are familiar faces to China who will bring a rational and pragmatic approach for the future of China-US ties, but challenges remain.
Source: | 2020/11/24 11:54:03

Trump agrees to Biden transition

After weeks of waiting, US President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results.
Source: Reuters | 2020/11/24 17:23:42

NYC dead stay in freezer trucks set up during spring COVID-19 surge: media

The bodies of hundreds of people who died in New York City during the COVID-19 surge in the spring are still in storage in freezer trucks on the Brooklyn waterfront, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/24 11:10:37

Health workers helping COVID-19 patients among first to receive vaccine in US Texas

Health workers providing direct care for COVID-19 patients and other vulnerable residents will be the first to receive vaccines, U.S. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/24 10:53:38

Melania Trump welcomes arrival of 2020 White House Christmas Tree

Melania Trump welcomes arrival of 2020 White House Christmas Tree
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/24 10:18:29

US federal agency greenlights Biden's presidential transition

The US General Services Administration (GSA) on Monday told Joe Biden it is ready to begin the formal presidential transition process for him.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/24 8:01:14

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump resists

US President-elect Joe Biden will name his first cabinet picks on Tuesday, his chief of staff said, even as Donald Trump clung to unsubstantiated claims of fraud despite growing dissent from within his own party.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/23 18:33:40

Brazil sees more protests after black man killed by security guards

New demonstrations against racism took place on Sunday outside Carrefour supermarkets in Brazil to protest the death of a black man beaten to death by white guards at a Porto Alegre store branch.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/23 17:33:42

Trump campaign files appeal

US President Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday appealed part of a ruling that clears the way for the battleground state of Pennsylvania to certify Democratic President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the November 3 election.
Source: Reuters | 2020/11/23 17:28:42

Leading US hospital nearly overwhelmed amid surging COVID-19 cases, incompetent response: report

Amid surging COVID-19 cases and an incompetent response by the government, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, a leading U.S. hospital in handling dangerous and unusual diseases, has been nearly overwhelmed, according to a media report.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/23 12:03:57

NYS governor warns of COVID-19 cases surge in holiday season

NYS governor warns of COVID-19 cases surge in holiday season
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/23 10:00:35

US formally withdraws from Open Skies Treaty

The US has formally exited the Open Skies Treaty with Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.
Source: CGTN | 2020/11/22 22:32:22