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Biden to nominate Janet Yellen as US treasury secretary

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersUS President-elect Joe Biden has named ex-Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as his nominee for treasury secretary.If confirmed by the...

Italy fines Apple €10m over iPhone water-resistance claims

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesItaly has fined Apple €10m (£9m) for misleading claims about the iPhone's water resistance.The national competition authority, AGCM, found...

Microsoft files patent to record and score meetings on body language

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightMicrosoftTechnology giant Microsoft has filed a patent for a system to monitor employees' body language and facial expressions during work...

France to rewrite police security bill after huge protests

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingFrench politicians say they will totally rewrite part of a controversial security bill amid national outrage over a police assault on...

One of biology's biggest mysteries 'largely solved' by AI

The advance is expected to accelerate research into a host of human diseases, including Covid-19.

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Tigray force 'still fighting' despite army Mekelle push

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingThe head of local forces in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray says they are still fighting near the city of Mekelle,...

Kimchi ferments cultural feud between South Korea and China

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesSouth Korea has rebuffed China after false reports that it had won global certification for its production of kimchi...

'World's loneliest elephant' arrives for new life in Cambodia

Kaavan was rescued from a life of misery in a Pakistani zoo, with some help from the pop star Cher.

Assassinated nuclear scientist buried in Iran

Iran's top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, has been buried in a ceremony in Tehran following his assassination.The country have blamed Israel for the attack...

Laverne Cox says 'it's not safe if you're a trans person' after attack

The Orange is the New Black star was caught up in a "shocking" transphobic attack at the weekend.

Covid vaccine: Moderna files for approval in US

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesModerna is filing for US regulatory approval of its coronavirus vaccine so that it can be recommended for widespread...

Ransomware halts classes for 115,000 Baltimore pupils

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesA ransomware attack on a school district in Maryland has halted classes for more than 115,000 pupils.Ransomware is a...

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran buries assassinated nuclear scientist

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersIran has held a funeral for its top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was assassinated on Friday in an attack...

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Doctor of late Argentine soccer star Maradona seeks out prosecutors

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Americans face new COVID-19 restrictions after Thanksgiving

WorldHealth officials in the United States are bracing for a disastrous worsening of the out-of-control COVID-19 surge because of Thanksgiving holiday gatherings over the...

US reports over 10,000 coronavirus deaths last week

WorldFILE PHOTO: El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff help move bodies in El Paso01 Dec 2020 04:25AMShare this contentBookmarkWASHINGTON: The United States...