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Pope, for first time, says China’s Uighurs are ‘persecuted’

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – In a new book, Pope Francis for the first time calls China’s Muslim Uighurs a “persecuted” people, something human rights activists have been urging him to do for years. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis looks on as he celebrates a Mass as part of World Youth Day,......

UK seeks to reduce COVID-19 self-isolation time – health minister

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock attends a media briefing, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain November 16, 2020. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is looking at reducing the time people have to self-isolate if they come......

Time is just not on Trump’s side to overturn 2020 election results: Goodwin

Michael Goodwin In calendar time, it’s less than three weeks since the election. In political time, it’s beginning to feel like an eternity. President Trump has every right to pursue substantive court challenges and doing so does not undermine democracy, despite what the left insists. But at some point, much......

How to Watch Indiana vs. Ohio State: Online, TV Channel, Start Time

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman Imagine it’s Oct. 10, 1987. Ronald Reagan is still president, and “Here I Go Again” by Whitesnake is the No. 1 song in the United States.  Indiana overwhelmed Ohio State 31-10 in Columbus, the first time the Hoosiers beat the Buckeyes in......

Erika Jayne Spotted for the First Time Since Filing for Divorce From Tom Girardi – E! Online

It was girls’ night out for Erika Jayne. The newly single Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star took on the town on Thursday, Nov. 19, and was spotted publicly for the first time… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate......

Russell Wilson creates time, finds DK Metcalf to put Seahawks ahead

8:50 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN Seattle Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf entered Thursday night with 29 receiving yards and no touchdowns in three career games against the Arizona Cardinals. That changed in a hurry. Metcalf caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from a scrambling Russell Wilson to give the Seahawks a 7-0......

Short on time to right ship, Minnesota faces Purdue

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P.J. Fleck’s long-time motto has been “Row the Boat.” The Minnesota coach can’t seem to keep the 2020 Golden Gophers from hitting icebergs. The latest one came last week, when Minnesota followed up its first win of the year with a clunker in a 35-7 home loss to Iowa. With......

Oxford trial chief says its Covid vaccine could still be ready at a similar time to others

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Staff at CSL are seen working in the lab on Nov. 8 in Melbourne, Australia. CSL will begin manufacturing AstraZeneca-Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine from Monday. Darrian Traynor | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus vaccine being......

Royal Mail parcel revenues overtake letters for first time

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54998908 Royal Mail said that on its busiest day it processed 2.5 million tracked parcels while its international parcels business, GLS, also saw increased volumes, “in particular as China emerged from Covid-19 restrictions and economic activity increased early in the period”. BBC – For more and to sign up click......

Analysis: Another bitcoin bubble? This time it’s different, backers hope

By Tom Wilson, Anna Irrera LONDON (Reuters) – With bitcoin surging to the cusp of its 2017 all-time high, backers are hoping fewer frenzied retail investors means less chance of a crash this time around. FILE PHOTO: Virtual currency Bitcoin tokens are seen in this illustration picture, December 8, 2017.......

Why Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes-to-Travis Kelce connection is the best of its time

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The margin for error was already slim in the second quarter of last season’s divisional round playoff game against the Houston Texans, so it’s no coincidence quarterback Patrick Mahomes went looking for tight end Travis Kelce to rally the Kansas City Chiefs. Using their backyard brand......

People will be allowed to work from home about half the time after Covid passes, CEO says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The chief executive of a German software company said feedback from customers indicates that companies will let staff spend half their time working from home after the coronavirus pandemic passes. Speaking to CNBC’s Geoff Cutmore, Oliver Steil of TeamViewer questioned......

Winning reelection as House speaker should be easy this time for Nancy Pelosi. What follows may not be

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah D. Wire With no challenger in sight, Speaker Nancy Pelosi should breeze through her reelection bid in Wednesday’s House leadership vote and move closer to what is expected to be her final two-year term in the high-profile post.......

Walmart sees stockpiling again as Covid cases rise—but this time it’s localized

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Walmart CEO Doug McMillion said Tuesday that customers are loading up on items like toilet paper again as coronavirus cases rise — but he said the retail giant is better prepared to keep up. “It feels to me like we’ll......

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