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Donald Trump Jr. Tests Positive For COVID-19, Says Spokesman

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump Jr., the son of U.S. President Donald Trump, tested positive for COVID-19 this week, although he is experiencing no symptoms, according to his spokesman. Trump Jr. tested positive at the start of the week and has been “quarantining at his cabin since the result,” the spokesman said. “He’s been completely asymptomatic so […]


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A business trying to make money off mansions full of TikTok influencers has gone public on the stock market through an unusual deal. It involves a former Chinese health care company, and if that sounds confusing, well, we can explain. Social media entrepreneurs have rushed to find ways to make money from stars on popular […]


Manchester United Says Systems Hit By Cyber Attack

Manchester United said on Friday the English football club was investigating a cyber attack on its systems and was working to minimize the ongoing IT disruption. Club media channels, including the website and mobile app, were unaffected and the company said it was not aware of any personal data breach associated with fans or customers. […]


Washington State-Stanford canceled due to Cougars’ COVID-19 issues

The Washington State–Stanford game set for Saturday has been canceled, the Pac-12 announced Friday. “This decision was made under the Pac-12’s football game cancellation policy due to Washington State not having the minimum number of scholarship players available for the game as a result of a number of positive football student-athlete COVID-19 cases and resulting […]

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A senior Defense Department official is infected with the virus, and others were exposed.

Anthony J. Tata, a senior Pentagon official, has tested positive for the coronavirus after meeting with a visiting Lithuanian official who also met with the acting American defense secretary and other high-level U.S. military officials. In a statement on Thursday night, a Pentagon spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, said the Defense Department was notified earlier in the […]

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Afghanistan Government, Taliban Agree Peace Talk Rules: Officials

“We are close to an announcement and initiation of formal talks,” senior Taliban leader said. (File) Islamabad: The Afghan government and the Taliban have resolved key sticking points that had stalled peace talks for weeks, several sources told AFP on Friday, clearing the way for negotiations to move forward. Talks started September 12 in the […]


Mnuchin Cites Principles in Clawing Back Fed Money. Democrats See Politics.

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin broke sharply with the Federal Reserve this week, choosing to end a variety of programs aimed at helping markets, businesses and municipalities weather the pandemic and asking the central bank to return the funds earmarked to support those efforts. Mr. Mnuchin said his decision was driven by a deference […]


For Arteta and Arsenal, the honeymoon may be over

3:00 AM ET Ian writer Close Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world’s most recognizable soccer voices. […]

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Nelly Kaplan, Whose Films Explored Female Strength, Dies at 89

Nelly Kaplan, whose witty, satire-tinged French films about female empowerment and revenge made her a distinctive voice in a male-dominated era, died on Nov. 12 in Geneva. She was 89. The Société des Réalisateurs de Films, the French filmmakers’ association, announced her death on its website. French news agencies, quoting a relative, said the cause […]

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Get A Grip On Brexit Talks, UK Opposition Urges PM Johnson

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson needs to intervene personally in trade talks with the European Union to ensure a deal is reached as the clock ticks down, the opposition Labour Party said in a letter on Friday. Britain and the EU urgently need to find a deal to avoid disruption to more than $1 […]