As President-elect Joe Biden chose more senior aides to lead his administration’s efforts to defeat the coronavirus and rebuild the economy, President Donald Trump pledged to maintain his legal fight to overturn the result of the election.
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Equity investors take stock of best month ever
World shares paused on Monday to assess a record-breaking month as the prospect of a vaccine-driven economic recovery next year and yet more free money from central banks eclipsed immediate concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
EU starts debate on how best to improve post-Trump U.S. relations, officials say
The European Union will begin discussions on Monday on how best to improve transatlantic relations after the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump, EU officials said.
Time is running out for Brexit trade deal, Britain and EU say
Britain and the European Union cautioned each other on Monday that time was running out for a Brexit trade deal as negotiators sparred over state aid, enforcement and fishing in a bid to avoid a tumultuous exit in just a month's time.
Ethiopia's war is not over, says leader of Tigrayan forces
The leader of rebel forces in northern Ethiopia said on Monday they were still fighting near the regional capital of Mekelle, which fell to government troops at the weekend after nearly a month of battles and air strikes.
Monolith mystery deepens as Utah desert object vanishes
No word as to whether Star Trek's Scotty "beamed it up," but the mysterious, shiny monolith that was spotted in a remote southeastern Utah desert two weeks ago is gone.
Christmas, coronavirus and fear of no-deal Brexit push Europe's warehouses to the limit
Retailers worldwide have never had more reason to pack warehouses to the brim and keep stock closer to shoppers who continue to buy a record number of items online.
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