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Opinion: Border closures are not the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic

The special summit of EU leaders on combating the pandemic reveals a degree of helplessness. In almost all EU countries infection rates are too high. The virus is mutating. The vaccination campaign is...

Lawyer for Dane charged in wildfire wants case dismissed

DENVER (AP) — A lawyer for a Danish man charged with arson for starting a wildfire that destroyed over 100 homes in southern Colorado in 2018 urged a judge on Thursday to dismiss the case against him ...

Facebook's oversight board to rule on Trump ban

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook is passing the buck for its indefinite suspension of former president Donald Trump to a quasi-independent oversight board, setting up a major test of the recently estab...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, January 21, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);Fr...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, January 21, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);Fr...

Restructuring Norwegian Air to get government support

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s government said Thursday it will help ailing low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle - a U-turn from its previous refusal to do so - as long as the company manages t...

Coronavirus: Will EU countries close borders again?

Germany may be forced to close its borders to neighboring countries if they do not take action to stem coronavirus infections, Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff said on Thursday. Helge Br...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

Delay in Pfizer vaccine shipments frustrate Europe, Canada

BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustration is mounting from Europe to North America over reduced shipments of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine while the U.S. pharmaceutical company increases production capacity at its Belg...

The Latest: Italy ponders suing Pfizer for vaccine delays

ROME — Italy’s virus czar is pressing ahead with plans to take legal action against Pfizer after the U.S. pharmaceutical company announced delays in delivering pre-ordered COVID-19 vaccines to Europe....

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Wednesday, January 20, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (F);Wednesday's Low Temp (F...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Wednesday, January 20, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (C);Wednesday's Low Temp (C...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, January 19, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wednes...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, January 19, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wednes...

Taiwan's health care ranked No. 1 in world for 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the midst of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan's health care system has been ranked as the best in the world for the third year running in Numbeo's annual ...