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A square is blocked by the police in Trier, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. German police say two people have been killed and several others injured in the southwestern German city of Trier when a car drove into a pedestrian zone. Trier police tweeted that the driver had been arrested and the vehicle impounded. (Harald Tittel/dpa via AP)
Associated Press
December 01, 2020 - 6:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — A car drove into a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier on Tuesday, killing two people and seriously injuring 15 others, officials said. The driver was arrested and the vehicle was impounded, Trier police tweeted. Police and rescue crews were on the scene and...
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Thanksgiving 2020, coronavirus days, Protective face mask and thanksgiving flatlay on wooden background. COVID 19 spread prevention measure
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Mitch Kelly
November 25, 2020 - 7:08 am
Thanksgiving is usually a time for big family gatherings filled with food, celebrations and reflections on all that we have to be grateful for.
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A fallen tree lies on the road after the passage of Hurricane Iota in Siuna, Nicaragua, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Hurricane Iota tore across Nicaragua on Tuesday, hours after roaring ashore as a Category 4 storm along almost exactly the same stretch of the Caribbean coast that was recently devastated by an equally powerful hurricane. (AP Photo/Carlos Herrera)
Associated Press
November 17, 2020 - 5:08 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Hurricane Iota battered Nicaragua with screeching winds and pounding surf Tuesday, chasing tens of thousands of people from their homes along the same stretch of the Caribbean coast that was devastated by an equally powerful hurricane just two weeks ago. The extent of...
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Locals move on street barely cleared from the debris of the last storm, before Hurricane Iota makes landfall in La Lima, Honduras, Monday, November 16, 2020. Hurricane Iota rapidly strengthened Monday into a Category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by a powerful Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez)
Associated Press
November 16, 2020 - 7:03 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The front edge of powerful Hurricane Iota began battering Nicaragua's Caribbean coast Monday night, threatening catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by equally strong Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago. Iota had intensified into an...
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Virgin Hyperloop pod tested in Nevada desert on 11-8-20
Virgin Hyperloop
Mitch Kelly
November 09, 2020 - 7:10 am
Transportation history was made Sunday in the Nevada desert, where Virgin Hyperloop tested human travel in a hyperloop pod for the first time.
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FILE - In this March 10, 2011, file photo, Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia. Putin won’t congratulate President-elect Joe Biden until legal challenges to the U.S. election are resolved and the result is official, the Kremlin announced Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
Associated Press
November 09, 2020 - 5:35 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t congratulate President-elect Joe Biden until legal challenges to the U.S. election are resolved and the result is official, the Kremlin announced Monday. Putin is one of a handful of world leaders who have not commented on Biden’s victory, which...
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A pregnant woman is carried out of an area flooded by water brought by Hurricane Eta in Planeta, Honduras, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. The storm that hit Nicaragua as a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday had become more of a vast tropical rainstorm, but it was advancing so slowly and dumping so much rain that much of Central America remained on high alert. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez)
Associated Press
November 05, 2020 - 7:22 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — The rain-heavy remnants of Hurricane Eta flooded homes from Panama to Guatemala Thursday as the death toll across Central America rose to at least 57, and aid organizations warned the flooding and mudslides were creating a slow-moving humanitarian disaster across the...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Friday, June 28, 2019, President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. From Moscow, the U.S. election looks like a contest between "who dislikes Russia most," according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. Russian President Vladimir Putin is frustrated with President Donald Trump's failure to deliver on his promise to fix ties between the countries. But Democratic challenger Joe Biden does not offer the Kremlin much hope either. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Associated Press
November 03, 2020 - 9:04 am
For four years, the world’s nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn’t. Longtime alliances have been strained, agreements wiped away, tariffs erected, funding withdrawn. Some nations have been the objects of presidential...
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Teo man with face maskes cross the desrted Pariser Platz in front of the Brandenburg Gate, a tourist highlight, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. New measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus come into force today in Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Associated Press
November 02, 2020 - 6:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Several European countries are tightening restrictions this week, starting with a partial shutdown Monday in Germany, as authorities across the continent scramble to slow a rapid rise in coronavirus infections that threatens to overwhelm their health care systems. Britain and Austria...
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The Klappergasse in Frankfurt's pub district of Alt-Sachsenhausen is deserted in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Nov.2, 2020. A four-week partial lockdown has begun all over Germany to slow down the spread of the corona virus.(Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)
Associated Press
November 02, 2020 - 1:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — A four-week partial shutdown has started in Germany, with restaurants, bars, theaters, cinemas and other leisure facilities closing down until the end of the month in a drive to flatten a rapid rise in coronavirus infections. The restrictions that took effect Monday are milder than...
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