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VIDEO: Joe Biden calls Nigerian family to thank them for support, invites them to White House.

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President Joe Biden stumbled multiple times then fell to his knees as he climbed the steps of Air Force One on Friday in the latest of a string of incidents which raise concerns over his health.   Biden, 78, was boarding the aircraft at Joint Base Andrews just before noon for a flight to Atlanta …

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VIDEO: Joe Biden calls Nigerian family to thank them for support, invites them to the White House.   U.S President Elect Joe Biden called a Nigerian family to thank them for supporting his election campaign. In the 12-minute long call, he noted that they were randomly selected from a list of campaign donors which included …

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The UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine against Covid, opening the way for mass immunisation with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin in those most at risk next week. The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), ahead of decisions by the …

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A Nigerian man charged with conspiring to launder a fortune from email scams, and who showed off his wealth to 2.4 million Instagram followers, has arrived in the U.S. to face charges, prosecutors said Friday. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, or “Hushpuppi” on Instagram and Snapchat, made an initial court appearance in Chicago after arriving with the …

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U.S. payrolls grew by 4.8 million in June, the Labor Department said Thursday, New York Times reports.   It was the second month of gains after a loss of more than 20 million in April, when the pandemic put a large swath of economic activity on ice. The unemployment rate fell to 11.1 percent, down from …

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Nine members — a veto-proof majority — of the Minneapolis City Council pledged on Sunday to dismantle the city’s Police Department, promising to create a new system of public safety in a city where law enforcement has long been accused of racism. Saying that the city’s current policing system could not be reformed, the council …

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  The protracted debate in the N.F.L. over players protesting racial injustice during the national anthem reignited with force on Friday as President Trump rekindled his war with the league over the issue and the league’s commissioner, Roger Goodell, issued his strongest support yet for the players seeking to fight racism and police brutality. In …

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With most of the nation on lockdown, technology companies like Amazon and Apple benefited as consumers found other ways to spend their money. Apple said on Thursday that its revenue grew by nearly 1 percent in the first three months of the year as the company was able to make up for sales declines in China, which was locked down …

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Afghanistan’s Taliban, US sign peace deal The peace deal was signed after 18 months of talks in Doha [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] Doha, Qatar – US officials and Taliban representatives have signed a final peace deal after months of negotiations in Qatar’s capital to end the United States’s longest war, fought in Afghanistan since 2001. Saturday’s …

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