Britain urges EU to move on fish, with Brexit deal

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s officials believe a Brexit trade deal could be reached within days if both sides continue working in “good faith” to resolve what Britain sees as the last big obstacle in the talks – fishing rights. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called on the European Union to recognise that […]Read More

Walmart Cyber Monday deals 2020: Best sales on Dyson, grills

Black Friday has officially wrapped and Walmart, an NBC News Shopping reader-favorite retailer, has just launched its last hoorah in the November sales round: Cyber Monday. Cyber Monday sales have sprouted across retailers already and products, from laptops and TVs to gaming deals at GameStop and ongoing sales from Apple and Everlane, Similar to the […]Read More

French police charged over black man’s beating

PARIS (AFP) – Four French police officers have been charged in connection to the beating and racial abuse of a black music producer, a judicial source said Monday (Nov 30), days after the incident in Paris that intensified controversy over a new security law.  The beating of music producer Michel Zecler – exposed in video […]Read More

EU proposes new post-Trump alliance with US in face of

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) – The European Union is seeking to forge a new alliance with the United States to bury the tensions of the Trump era and meet the challenges posed by China, the Financial Times reported on Sunday (Nov 29), citing a draft plan. The plan proposes rebuilding ties with common fronts on issues from […]Read More

Los Angeles County reports 5,000 new coronavirus cases day before

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The surge in Los Angeles County coronavirus cases continues, with more than 5,000 new cases announced Sunday. The county announced 5,014 new cases and 16 additional deaths. There are 2,049 hospitalized with COVID-19 in the county. As the numbers continue to rise, the county’s new safer-at-home order takes effect Monday, putting […]Read More

Malaria gains at risk from COVID-19 pandemic: WHO – Al

World Health Organization says disruptions to treatment could lead to tens of thousands additional deaths. Children play in the vapour as a civic worker fumigates a slum area as a preventive measure against malaria and dengue in Mumbai in June. India has made great progress in tackling the mosquito-borne disease, according to the WHO [File: […]Read More

US President-elect Biden and VP-elect Harris to receive intelligence briefings

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris will receive on Monday (Nov 30) the same daily intelligence briefing that President Donald Trump gets, belatedly beginning the transition between leaders of some of the nation’s most sensitive secrets. The President’s Daily Briefing has been offered to every president-elect since Richard Nixon in […]Read More

Mexico braces for close trade scrutiny from US President-elect Biden

MEXICO CITY (AFP) – After years of fiery rhetoric from outgoing US President Donald Trump, Mexico is bracing for more discreet but steadfast pressure from Joe Biden’s administration to fulfil its trade obligations to the letter, analysts say. Mexico and Canada were pressured by Trump to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), the […]Read More

England lockdown cuts coronavirus cases 30%, study shows

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) – Cases of coronavirus in England fell 30 per cent after lockdown measures were rolled out in November, according to a study by Imperial College London and market research company Ipsos Mori. The findings show cases were rising as the country entered a four-week lockdown on Nov 5 and that a sharp decrease […]Read More