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US sanctions Chinese, Russian firms over Iran dealings

The US on Friday announced economic sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies that Washington said had supported the development of Iran’s missile program The four firms, accused of “transferring sensitive technology and items to Iran’s missile…
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LA shuts restaurants as virus surges, but Europe eases lockdowns

A restaurant dining ban in Los Angeles was due to come into force Wednesday as officials warned Americans to stay home for the Thanksgiving holiday, while parts of Europe eyed looser lockdowns over the festive season. The three-week order in America’s second-biggest…
Politics

Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win

Pennsylvania officially certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory in the state over Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after the president agreed to a transition but stopped short of conceding. Governor Tom Wolf tweeted that the Pennsylvania Department of State…
Politics

'Our divisions run deep,' Obama says in new book

Former president Barack Obama says in his upcoming book that the divisions in America “run deep” and the departure of Donald Trump from the White House will not be enough to bridge the divide. In an excerpt from “A Promised Land,” which goes on…