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Biden will be inaugurated amid high security, before a ‘Field of Flags’ instead of people


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‘Really sad’: Romney says Trump should tout vaccines instead of election conspiracies


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A megachurch pastor in Florida told his parishioners not to take a COVID-19 vaccine and instead believe in ‘divine immunity’


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One of Biden's top coronavirus advisors calls for focused restrictions based on disease spread instead of a nationwide lockdown

One of Biden's top coronavirus advisors calls for focused restrictions based on disease spread instead of a nationwide lockdown"So we've got to follow science, but we've got to also be more precise than we were in the spring," Dr. Vivek Murthy said on Friday.



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Biden wants masks mandates nationwide, but he can't actually enforce them. Here's what he could do instead.

Biden wants masks mandates nationwide, but he can't actually enforce them. Here's what he could do instead.Throughout the presidential campaign, Joe Biden laid out several action items to combat COVID-19, including supporting face mask mandates nationwide.



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US base near North Korea accidentally sounds attack alarm instead of bugle call

US base near North Korea accidentally sounds attack alarm instead of bugle callAn American military base in South Korea accidentally sounded an alert siren instead of a bugle call, causing a scare that the base might have been under attack from North Korea. The US and its allies are closely monitoring Pyongyang for signs of provocation amid a recent escalation of threats from the secretive state, which has warned that it could send Washington a "Christmas gift". The siren at Camp Casey, which is near the border with North Korea, went off by "human error" at around 10pm on Thursday, said Lt Col Martyn Crighton, a public affairs officer for the 2nd Infantry Division. The operator immediately identified the mistake and alerted all units at the base of the false alarm, which did not interfere with any operations, Crighton said. The incident came a day before Japanese broadcaster NHK caused panic by mistakenly sending a news alert saying that North Korea fired a missile over Japan that landed in the sea off the country's northeastern island of Hokkaido early Friday. The broadcaster apologised, saying the alert was for media training purposes. North Korean missile ranges North Korea has been increasing pressure on Washington before an end-of-year deadline issued by leader Kim Jong-un for President Trump to offer acceptable terms for a nuclear deal. There are concerns that Pyongyang could react if Washington does not relieve sanctions imposed on the North's broken economy. North Korea fired two missiles over Japan during a run of weapons tests in 2017, which also included three tests of developmental intercontinental ballistic missiles that demonstrated potential capabilities to reach the US mainland. Tensions eased after Kim initiated diplomacy with Washington and Seoul in 2018 while looking to leverage his nukes for economic and security benefits. But negotiations have faltered since a February summit between Mr Kim and Mr Trump broke down after the US side rejected North Korean demands for broad sanctions relief in exchange for a partial surrender of its nuclear capabilities.



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US military base near North Korean border accidentally emits alarm siren instead of bugle call

US military base near North Korean border accidentally emits alarm siren instead of bugle callA US military base near South Korea’s border with the North accidentally blasted an alert siren instead of a bugle call as soldiers monitored the rogue state.Human error has been blamed for the accidental alarm at Camp Casey.



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Report: Florida surfer attacked by shark opts for bar instead of hospital

Report: Florida surfer attacked by shark opts for bar instead of hospitalA professional surfer goes to a bar instead of a hospital after getting bitten by a shark.



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Trump is expected to sign order to send people seeking asylum in the US to Guatemala instead, according to report

Trump is expected to sign order to send people seeking asylum in the US to Guatemala instead, according to reportUnder the new agreement, asylum seekers wouldn't have a chance to make their case in the US. Instead, they'd make their case in Guatemala.



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They were looking for a place to smoke marijuana. Police said they found a tiger instead

They were looking for a place to smoke marijuana. Police said they found a tiger insteadPolice said anonymous tipsters went to a vacant house in Houston to smoke marijuana when they found a tiger inside.



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