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Month on, women hold the fort at India farmer protests

Month on, women hold the fort at India farmer protests

NEW DELHI — The men arrived first. And they arrived with a bang. Tens of thousands of them, marching like an army, driving trucks and trailers, prepared to choke key highways that feed into India's bustling capital.
Argentine Senate weighs fate of abortion in pope's homeland

Argentine Senate weighs fate of abortion in pope's homeland

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The decades-long fight by Argentine women’s groups for legal abortion was being decided by the Senate in a debate that spilled into the early hours of Wednesday before a vote that could change the outlook for the procedure a
Biden criticizes pace of vaccine rollout, vows to accelerate

Biden criticizes pace of vaccine rollout, vows to accelerate

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden criticized the Trump administration Tuesday for the pace of distributing COVID-19 vaccines and predicted that “things will get worse before they get better” when it comes to the pandemic.
1st reported US case of COVID-19 variant found in Colorado

1st reported US case of COVID-19 variant found in Colorado

DENVER — The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that's been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday, adding urgency to efforts to vaccinate Americans.
White House wins ruling on disclosing health care prices

White House wins ruling on disclosing health care prices

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Tuesday ruled in favour of the Trump administration's plan to require hospitals and insurers to disclose the actual prices for common tests and procedures.
With deadline looming, group wants more census documents

With deadline looming, group wants more census documents

With the Census Bureau days away from likely missing a year-end deadline for turning in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats, President Donald Trump's administration still hasn't turned over documents showing how it's crunching the data o

Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to take Wisconsin case

MADISON, Wis. — President Donald Trump's campaign asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to take its failed lawsuit challenging election results in swing state Wisconsin. Trump lost the state to Democrat Joe Biden by about 21,000 votes.

Minneapolis officials outline new police disciplinary plan

Minneapolis' mayor and police chief on Tuesday announced changes in the city's disciplinary processes for police officers in an effort to make it easier to hold them accountable for bad behaviour .
Diddy providing some COVID-19 relief for Miami neighbourhood

Diddy providing some COVID-19 relief for Miami neighbourhood

MIAMI — Rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs provided some coronavirus relief in a Miami neighbourhood on Tuesday, handing out $50 bills amid a crowd of hundreds.
Inmate who survived execution attempt dies; COVID suspected

Inmate who survived execution attempt dies; COVID suspected

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio death row inmate who survived an attempt to execute him by lethal injection in 2009 died Monday of possible complications of COVID-19, the state prisons system said.
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