For the second year in a row, South Asia was the region most impacted by terrorism.
The shiny, triangular pillar – which protrudes approximately 12 feet from the red rocks of southern Utah – was spotted by baffled local officials counting bighorn sheep from the air.
Biden’s team will now have access to funds, office space and the ability to meet with federal officials.
Trump has golfed on every weekend day since the election, though he took part virtually in the conference of the G20 leading economies this weekend — skipping a Saturday session on the pandemic.
The original mission, planned for 2017, was delayed due to an engine failure in China’s Long March 5 launch rocket.
Biden also said last week he had already decided his pick for the key position of Treasury Secretary.

World Merkel ‘worried’ over vaccine rollout despite G20 fairness pledge

US President Donald Trump made a brief appearance at the opening session, lauding his administration’s achievements on coronavirus before logging off and going golfing.

World Trump hit with new blow in bid to overturn vote results

On Friday, Trump invited Michigan lawmakers to the White House as part of his bid to subvert the voters’ will, but the legislators stood firm, saying they would honour the election’s outcome.

World The women who served as a deadly duo for the Taliban

Muzghan and her aunt Nasreen walked free from jail in September after confessing to being members of the Taliban’s ultra-violent Haqqani network.

Multimedia WATCH: Protesters burn Guatemalan Congress to demand president’s resignation

The widespread discontent and indignation in Guatemala against Giammattei’s administration and Congress are caused by a lack of resources for battling the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the new budget.

World Finnish ferry runs aground in Baltic sea with nearly 430 aboard

Divers were inspecting the hull to determine how to put the ship back in operation.

World IS-claimed rocket attack on Kabul kills eight

The attack came hours before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to meet with negotiators from the Afghan government and the Taliban in the Qatari capital Doha amid signs of progress in their peace talks.

World Russia imposes reciprocal sanctions on 25 UK officials

In July, Britain sanctioned 25 Russian officials for their alleged involvement in the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, barring them from travelling to the UK and freezing their British assets.

World Trump’s son Don Jr positive for Covid-19 – spokesperson

Donald Jr’s girlfriend, former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, also tested positive in July.

World Eight hurt in shooting at US mall, gunman still at large

Shopper Jill Wooley told a local news station she was inside with her 79-year-old mother when the gunfire erupted. 

World Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Biden on inauguration day

The handover will see all existing tweets on @POTUS, as well as @FLOTUS, @VP and other official accounts, archived.

World Protests in Brazil after security guards beat black man to death

The killing sparked outrage on social networks and overshadowed Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day, a holiday in several states. 

World Trump’s daughter-in-law considering Senate run, says US media

North Carolina is historically Republican, and voted for Donald Trump on November 3 — but by a smaller margin than in 2016. It is increasingly seen as a possible swing state.

World Biden denounces ‘irresponsible’ Trump fight to reverse election

Giuliani, a former mayor of New York, brazenly accused Democrats of being ‘crooks’ trying ‘to steal an election from the American people.’

World Mexico takes step towards legalising marijuana

The bill was approved by 82 votes in favour, 18 against and seven abstentions.




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