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With the lead piping – Millions of Americans still get their drinking water from lead pipes | United States

OVER A CENTURY has passed since the dangers of consuming lead became widely known. Ingesting even small quantities damages young brains and may raise the risk of heart problems. Yet
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Premier League Reopens Stadiums to Fans

Perhaps, though, there is one exception. Soccer’s last nine months have been marked, indelibly, by absence: first, for two months, of the sport as a whole, and then, for far
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth To Get Covid-19 Vaccine ‘In Weeks’: Reports

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine within weeks, after UK regulators granted emergency approval and the world’s first roll-out begins next week, reports late Saturday said.
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Suhaila Siddiq, Afghanistan’s First Female General, Is Dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — Suhaila Siddiq, Afghanistan’s first female lieutenant general, who was also a renowned surgeon and unknowingly became a feminist role model in a largely patriarchal society, died here
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Now Who's Contesting Elections?

The Democratic House could overturn results in Iowa and New York. Source link
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‘These houses are basically family’: Toronto’s Ballroom community fundraiser to support LGBTQ+ youth initiatives during pandemic

With social gathering and dance classes on hold, Toronto’s ballroom community plans to engage young BIPOC members of the LGBTQ+ community, with “virtually vogue-ing” from the comfort of one’s home.
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Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Tomar meet PM Modi ahead of farmer-govt meeting

Farmers are scheduled to meet Union ministers for fifth-round of talks on the new farm laws this afternoon New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial meeting with protesting farmer organisations, Union
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how the ‘miracle of the oil’ sparked the Jewish Festival of Lights

These are said to derive from a yeast dough pastry mentioned in the Talmud. These pastries were cooked in oil and called sufganin (absorbent) because they absorbed a lot of oil
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Trump ‘surprised’ 25 House Republicans say Biden is president-elect, demands to know who

President Trump said he is “surprised” that “so many” congressional Republicans believe President-elect Joe Biden won the election, and demanded a list of those who thought so.  The Washington Post surveyed all
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Demi-tour – After police are filmed beating a black man, France does a U-turn | Europe

AT 6.42PM ON November 21st, three policemen forced their way into a recording studio in a smart area of Paris and savagely beat up Michel Zecler, a black record producer.
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Trump’s Final Days of Rage and Denial

“Both also seem to be living in alternate realities surrounded only by those who confirm those realities,” she said. “But whereas one brooder will weather a slow and long decline,
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All-Clad cookware is up to 76% off right now for huge post-Cyber Monday savings

Shop to save on All-Clad cookware at the Fairgrounds Sale. — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. It’s
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Son set – Indonesian politics is becoming a family affair | Asia

Dec 3rd 2020 WHEN JOKO WIDODO was elected president of Indonesia in 2014, it marked a turning-point in the country’s politics. Jokowi, as he is better known, hails from a
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Trump lawsuits on voter fraud in 2020 election needed these Americans

Alexandra Seely, a 27-year-old dental hygienist, had never been in court except to deal with a traffic ticket. Yet days after the presidential election, her name was near the top
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Brexit talks to resume Sunday despite difficulties – POLITICO

Leaders from the EU and U.K. agreed Saturday that “further effort should be undertaken” to break an impasse in the negotiations on their future relationship and instructed their chief negotiators
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Nor’easter slams New England, delivers heavy snow, rain, winds to Northeast

Heavy snow is now falling from Connecticut up to Maine. December 5, 2020, 8:10 PM • 7 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A storm system is
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Beautiful!, Fave Russian Folk Song – The Horse (Kon’)

This song “A Horse” is the most genious and popular Russian song, which was performed by a lot of different Russian singers and choirs. It takes 32nd place in the
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Okanagan weather: Red, colourful start to weekend – Okanagan

Colourful skies greeted Okanagan residents on Saturday morning. So much so that Global Okanagan’s email inbox was flooded with photos from viewers throughout the valley. Normally, Global Okanagan receives
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Fighting air pollution: ‘Without solidarity the world will be doomed’

Nineteen-year-old Abhiir Bhalla has been campaigning against air pollution in India’s capital Delhi, since being diagnosed with bronchitis as a child. He asked the United Nation’s Secretary-General António Guterres what
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Covid-19 and employment – The fates of Arcadia and Debenhams point to retail’s huge problem | Britain

Dec 3rd 2020 UNABLE TO COMPETE with the convenience of shopping online, the high street has been crumbling for years; and the covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend. Arcadia, a
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