1:33 PM 12/14/2020 – Electoral College Meeting Monday To Formally Choose Joe Biden As Next President
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|Electoral College Meeting Monday To Formally Choose Joe Biden As Next President – Yahoo News|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:29:44 +0000
Electoral College Meeting Monday To Formally Choose Joe Biden As Next President Yahoo News
|US hits NATO ally Turkey with sanctions over purchase of Russian air defense system – Yahoo News|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:28:27 +0000
US hits NATO ally Turkey with sanctions over purchase of Russian air defense system Yahoo News
|How to Turn General Austin Into Secretary Austin|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:27:43 +0000
Some advice from the author of “The Nearly Impossible Job of Secretary of Defense.”
|World: Facing Christmas lockdown, Germany says no singing in church, no mulled wine and no New Year’s fireworks|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:27:05 +0000
New measures — announced Sunday by Chancellor Angela Merkel — resemble the country’s lockdown in the spring.
|World: Four years after it became a symbol of Europe’s failures, migrants are still stranded in Calais|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:26:56 +0000
There was a surge this year in attempts to cross from France to Britain by raft.
|Merkel’s party to pick new head at online convention on Jan 16 – Devdiscourse|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:26:32 +0000
Merkel’s party to pick new head at online convention on Jan 16 Devdiscourse
|Former aide accuses Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:26:26 +0000
A former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Sunday that he sexually harassed her for several years while she worked in his office.
|Palestinian Authority resumes security partnership with Israel|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:25:26 +0000
<p> The Palestinian Authority (PA) has resumed security co-operation with Israel after six months and following the election victory of US President-elect Joe Biden, senior PA security officials confirmed to <em>Janes</em> in November 2020. A Palestinian security analyst consulted by <em>Janes</em> considered the resumption a good gesture and a message to Biden, whom Palestinians expect to sponsor a return to peace talks with Israel to alter course from the policies of outgoing US President Donald Trump on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. </p> <p> Major General Kamil Abu Rukun, director of the Coordination of the [Israeli] Government Activities in the [Palestinian] Territories (COGAT), confirmed by writing in a letter to the PA on 17 November that Israel has previously stated that the bilateral Israeli-Palestinian agreements continue to form the applicable legal framework governing the conduct of the parties. The PA presented the letter to justify the resumption to Palestinian sceptics, with PA Minister of Civilian Affairs Hussein Sheikh telling <em>Janes</em> on 26 November, “Immediately, following our receipt of General Abu Rukun’s letter, we informed the Israeli side of our decision to resume security co-operation with them.” </p> <h2>Resuming operations</h2> <p>The PA completely cut its security ties with Israeli and US security services on 19 May 2020, following the Israeli government’s endorsement of an annexation plan for large parts of the West Bank and Jordan Valley. However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu subsequently postponed annexation, and notably following declarations by Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates of their normalisation of ties with Israel in September.</p> <div class=”container”><img class=”rssdog” style=”float:left; margin:5px” src=”[images%7COpenAccessDataProvider]88ad05e0-dc45-406c-ab4a-ba10fe5fa99c£sfvrsn=eee84510_2″ alt=”An Israeli security guard stands by burning tyres amid clashes with Palestinian protesters following their demonstration against the expansion of settlements in the town of Salfit, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on 4 December 2020. Public unrest in the West Bank will remain a major challenge as security co-operation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority resumes. (Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP via Getty Images)”></div>
|50 meteors per hour | Skies light up during Geminid meteor shower in US|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:24:44 +0000
The spectacular Geminid meteor shower lit up the sky in four US locations on Sunday night. The meteor show is the final one of 2020, and did not disappoint with around 50 meteors per hour.
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|NYC SHOOTINGS: Pair wounded in violent Brooklyn dispute, video shows Lower East Side assault – amNY|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:24:26 +0000
NYC SHOOTINGS: Pair wounded in violent Brooklyn dispute, video shows Lower East Side assault amNY
|Wintry mix kicks off work week for Connecticut ahead of Wednesday’s snowstorm – News 12 Connecticut|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:24:18 +0000
Wintry mix kicks off work week for Connecticut ahead of Wednesday’s snowstorm News 12 Connecticut
|Four injured in Gowanus shooting: NYPD • Brooklyn Paper – Brooklyn Paper|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:23:31 +0000
Four injured in Gowanus shooting: NYPD • Brooklyn Paper Brooklyn Paper
|Brooklyn man cuffed for stabbing man to death following dispute in local barber shop: NYPD – amNY|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 17:52:01 +0000
Brooklyn man cuffed for stabbing man to death following dispute in local barber shop: NYPD amNY
|Armed crook robs multiple EMS workers during fake 911 calls in Brooklyn – amNY|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 17:51:29 +0000
Armed crook robs multiple EMS workers during fake 911 calls in Brooklyn amNY
|U.S. blames Iran in abduction, death of ex-FBI agent Levinson – POLITICO|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 17:50:27 +0000
|The National Interest: Some Airlines Will Require Proof of Coronavirus Vaccination to Travel|
|Mon, 14 Dec 2020 17:49:43 +0000
Stephen SilverCoronavirus, World
The proof could be provided via an app.
The first approved coronavirus vaccine has arrived, with distribution beginning over the weekend for Pfizer’s vaccine. It’s the culmination of an unprecedented feat of scientific achievement, which puts the end of the coronavirus pandemic in sight.
The news of the vaccine has left many wondering exactly how the vaccine will allow some measure of normality to resume. And a report over the weekend indicated that CoronaVirus News Review In Brief