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Top Senate Dem Schumer calls on Cabinet to remove Trump from office, says he shouldn't be president 'one day' longer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Dem Schumer calls on Cabinet to remove Trump from office, says he shouldn't be president 'one day' longer.
Jan. 7, 2021

New Mercedes screen to stretch nearly full width of car

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a key interior component of its upcoming electric luxury sedan: a large, curved screen that sweeps across almost the entire width of...
Jan. 7, 2021

Ugandan police confront Bobi Wine during online briefing

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Police in Uganda have confronted opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine during an online press conference, and he says they fired tear gas and bullets as they...
Jan. 7, 2021

US long-term mortgage rates hit new lows; 30-year at 2.65%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates declined this week to new record lows for the first week of 2021. The year opens against the continuing backdrop of damage from...
Jan. 7, 2021

Police in Uganda have confronted popular opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine during an online press conference.

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Police in Uganda have confronted popular opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine during an online press conference.
Jan. 7, 2021

Boston Marathon bomber sues over ballcap, showers in prison

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has sued the federal government for $250,000 over his treatment at the Colorado prison where he is serving a life sentence. Tsarnaev,...
Jan. 7, 2021

Facebook bans Trump through Biden inauguration, maybe longer

Facebook will bar President Donald Trump from posting on its system at least until the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. In a post Thursday morning, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said...
Jan. 7, 2021

In first public comment, Capitol Police chief says siege of US Capitol by Trump mob was ‘criminal riotous behavior’

WASHINGTON (AP) — In first public comment, Capitol Police chief says siege of US Capitol by Trump mob was ‘criminal riotous behavior’.
Jan. 7, 2021

UN envoy arrives in Aden a week after deadly airport blast

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Yemen on Thursday toured the damage from a recent airport missile attack that killed at least 25 people and wounded 110 others...
Jan. 7, 2021

Facebook extends ban on Trump's use of Facebook account through inauguration, saying risk of his posts is 'too great'

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook extends ban on Trump's use of Facebook account through inauguration, saying risk of his posts is 'too great.'
Jan. 7, 2021

Identical twins aren't perfect clones, research shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you’re an identical twin who’s always resisted being called a clone of your sibling, scientists say you have a point. Identical twins are not exactly genetically...
Jan. 7, 2021

World watches US chaos with shock, dismay and some mockery

PARIS (AP) — As the world watched American institutions shaken to the core by an angry mob, officials and ordinary citizens wondered: How fragile is democracy, and how much stress...
Jan. 7, 2021

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 6 The Washington Post on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: President Trump's refusal to accept his election...
Jan. 7, 2021

Wall Street keeps rising on Democratic wins, stimulus hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is rallying toward record highs again Thursday on expectations that the Democratic sweep of Washington means more stimulus is likely on the way for...
Jan. 7, 2021

France seeks strategy change to reduce troops in West Africa

PARIS (AP) — As it pays tribute Thursday to its soldiers killed in Mali and faces questions over a deadly airstrike, France is considering changing its military strategy against Islamic...
Jan. 7, 2021

US services sector grows for seventh consecutive month

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, grew for the seventh consecutive month in December even as coronavirus cases surged through the holidays. The...
Jan. 7, 2021

Activists: Fire on truck at Syria-Jordan border crossing

BEIRUT (AP) — A huge fire erupted in a truck at a border crossing between Syria and Jordan on Thursday, Syrian opposition activists said. There was no immediate information about...
Jan. 7, 2021

Stunned EU leaders yearn for Biden presidency -- ASAP

BRUSSELS (AP) — For European Union nations, Joe Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration as the next U.S. president cannot come fast enough. Following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters...
Jan. 7, 2021

Pakistan's military tests guided multi-launch rocket system

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military said Thursday it successfully conducted a successful test flight of a rocket system capable of carrying a conventional warhead up to a range of 140...
Jan. 7, 2021

US services sector grows for seventh straight month

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, grew for the seventh straight month in December even as coronavirus cases surged through the holidays. The...
Jan. 7, 2021

Wall Street rallies again on Democratic wins, stimulus hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is climbing to new heights again Thursday on expectations that the Democratic sweep of Washington means more stimulus is likely on the way for...
Jan. 7, 2021

US services sector index ticks down to 55.9 reading in November, but it's still expanding

WASHINGTON (AP) — US services sector index ticks down to 55.9 reading in November, but it's still expanding.
Jan. 7, 2021

Teacher trained 56 guide dogs, passed legacy to students

When Marybeth Hearn was 10, she asked her parents if she could train a puppy to become a guide dog. It turned into a lifelong mission. Over more than five...
Jan. 7, 2021

Deadly Norwegian landslide will cost at least $107 million.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A landslide that swept away homes in a residential area north of the Norwegian capital will cost insurance companies at least 900 million kroner ($107 million),...
Jan. 7, 2021

Stocks rise on Wall Street after Congress blesses Biden win

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are getting back to rallying on Wall Street after Congress, in a late-night session, certified Democrat Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. The S&P 500 rose...
Jan. 7, 2021

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