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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U.S. Supreme Court weighs Trump bid to bar illegal immigrants from census totals
The Supreme Court on Monday is set to take up President Donald Trump's unprecedented and contentious effort to exclude illegal immigrants from the population totals used to allocate U.S. House of Representatives districts to states.
China's factory activity expands at fastest pace in over three years
China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than three years in November, while growth in the services sector also hit a multi-year high, as the country's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic stepped up.
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.
Tigray forces claim to have shot down Ethiopian plane, taken town
Rebellious forces from Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray said they had shot down a military plane and retaken a town from federal forces on Sunday, as war dragged on a day after the government announced its military offensive was over.
Exclusive: Twitter suspends Thai royalist account linked to influence campaign
Twitter has suspended a Thai pro-royalist account linked to the palace that a Reuters analysis found was connected to thousands of others created in recent weeks spreading posts in favour of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and the monarchy.
Cuban government backtracks on deal with protesters
Communist-run Cuba over the weekend launched an all-out rhetorical assault through state-run media on a rare protest that took place Friday for freedom of expression, branding it part of an ongoing effort by the United States to create an uprising.
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