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Biden calls Canada's Trudeau, Mexico's López Obrador

2 hours ago   |   The Independent

President Joe Biden has made his first calls to foreign leaders as America's commander in chief on Friday
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Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman is now the highest-paid bank executive in America following a 22% raise amid a record year for the company

Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman is now the highest-paid bank executive in America following a 22% raise amid a record year for the company

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Morgan Stanley paid CEO James Gorman a total of $33 million in 2020, a 22% increase from the previous year, the bank said in a regulatory filing...
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Schumer says Trump impeachment trial will start in February

5 hours ago   |   The Independent

He will be tried for inciting the riot that led to an attack on the US Capitol on 6 January
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For 1st Black Pentagon chief, racism challenge is personal

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

Newly confirmed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will have to contend not only with a world of security threats and a massive military bureaucracy, but also with a challenge that...
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Spirit Airlines has revamped its Free Spirit frequent flyer program - here's how to earn, redeem, and maximize Spirit points

Spirit Airlines has revamped its Free Spirit frequent flyer program - here's how to earn, redeem, and maximize Spirit points

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Spirit Airlines' frequent flyer program, Free Spirit, just got a big update. You'll earn points based on the cost of a ticket, and there are two...
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Maduro sent letter to Iran's Leader accrediting US fugitive

7 hours ago   |   The Independent

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader when he was arrested on a U.S. warrant last year...
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It's ‘just a bust': US embassy in London wades into controversy over Winston Churchill statue in White House

9 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   3 articles

Video plays down removal of bust by pointing out benefits of ‘Special relationship' between US and UK
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US Embassy claims it's 'just a bust of Winston Churchill' after removing statue from Oval Office

US Embassy claims it's 'just a bust of Winston Churchill' after removing statue from Oval Office

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

The US Embassy has responded to criticism over the removal of the Winston Churchill bust in the Oval office by posting a video defining the 'Special relationship' between...
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Biden orders review of domestic extremism threat in US

9 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden has directed his intelligence community to study the threat of domestic extremism in the United States
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“The President Threw Us Under the Bus”: Embedding With Pentagon Leadership in Trump's Chaotic Last Week

10 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Throughout the final, frenzied days of the Trump administration, a reporter rode shotgun with the outgoing acting defense secretary, Christopher Miller, the man who, under the...
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US military spies paid for Americans' cell phone data without warrant

US military spies paid for Americans' cell phone data without warrant

American military spies from the Defense Intelligence Agency have been buying US citizens' location data collected by smartphone apps without a warrant, according to an... Read more ...

All the countries considering tougher restrictions on UK over Covid-19 variant

All the countries considering tougher restrictions on UK over Covid-19 variant

The UK has become the pariah of the world thanks to incredibly high coronavirus case and death rates, powered by a mutant strain of the virus which has spread across the country Read more ...

Matt Hancock warns vaccine may be 50% less effective against South Africa strain

Matt Hancock warns vaccine may be 50% less effective against South Africa strain

The health secretary said there is early data to suggest the South African variant may be more resistant to jabs Matt Hancock has warned the South African coronavirus variant... Read more ...

US Embassy claims it's 'just a bust of Winston Churchill' after removing...

US Embassy claims it's 'just a bust of Winston Churchill' after removing statue from Oval Office

The US Embassy has responded to criticism over the removal of the Winston Churchill bust in the Oval office by posting a video defining the 'Special relationship' between... Read more ...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Summary List Placement The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US... Read more ...

Countries around the world consider tougher restrictions on UK after Covid...

Countries around the world consider tougher restrictions on UK after Covid strain announcement

EU leaders are said to be drawing up a blue-print which could see travel banned from the UK to all of the union's member states. The Netherlands is set to tighten restrictions... Read more ...

£76,000,000 worth of cocaine found in shipment of bananas in UK port

£76,000,000 worth of cocaine found in shipment of bananas in UK port

Border Force officers seized nearly a tonne of cocaine at the Port of Southampton Around £76 million worth of cocaine has been uncovered in a shipment of bananas destined for... Read more ...

Samantha Jones Public Relations pitches a rival SATC spin-off

Samantha Jones Public Relations pitches a rival SATC spin-off

From the desk of Samantha Jones Public Relations, my brand new web series: Samantha Jones Public Relations . Honey, you should see the script. A woman, torn from her friends by... Read more ...

Joe Biden removes Donald Trump's Diet Coke button from Oval Office

Joe Biden removes Donald Trump's Diet Coke button from Oval Office

Trump drank up to 12 cans of Diet Coke per day during his time in office Joe Biden appears to have removed the red button Donald Trump used to demand Diet Coke on a silver... Read more ...

James Bond stuntman Rémy Julienne dies aged 90 after contracting Covid-19

James Bond stuntman Rémy Julienne dies aged 90 after contracting Covid-19

Julienne died on Thursday (Picture: LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images) James Bond stuntman Rémy Julienne has died aged 90 from complications from Covid-19. The stunt performer... Read more ...