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‘God Bless America’: World media react to Biden win

With headlines like ‘God Bless America’, powerful media outlets around the world welcomed the defeat of Donald Trump but warned president-elect Joe Biden faced enormous challenges in healing the United States. The international press also focused on the feat of Kamala Harris, Biden’s running mate who will become the United States’ first female black vice president. ADVERTISEMENT “A new dawn for America,” read the headline of...

Star Wars toys discovered in bin bags net £400,000 for UK couple

A British couple have thanked their lucky stars after a garage full of bin bags left to them by a neighbor yielded a trove of Star Wars toys worth £400,000 ($525,000). The couple, from Stourbridge in central England, were initially unsure what to make of the jumble of dolls and spacecraft their neighbor had spent decades collecting, The Times newspaper reported Thursday. ADVERTISEMENT Their son called...

Canada reports rare strain of swine flu found in a human

Canadian health authorities on Wednesday reported the country’s first case of a human infected with the H1N2 virus, a rare strain of swine flu. The case, detected in the western province of Alberta in mid-October, appears to be isolated “and there is no increased risk to Albertans at this time,” local health officials said in a statement. “This is the only influenza case reported in Alberta...

Furious Category Four hurricane Eta smashes into Nicaragua

Eta smashed into Nicaragua’s northern Caribbean coast as a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday, unleashing fierce winds that tore up trees and ripped roofs off dwellings. The hurricane, which intensified rapidly from a Category 1 storm on Monday over the warm waters of the Caribbean, hammered impoverished indigenous communities along the coast, already pummeled by high winds for the previous 10 hours. ADVERTISEMENT “The edge of...

Tragedy as English Derby winner put down at Melbourne Cup

English Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck was euthanized Tuesday after breaking down during the Melbourne Cup, the seventh horse since 2013 to die at the race. The five-year-old Irish stallion pulled up lame on the home straight with star jockey Hugh Bowman, who rode super-mare Winx, dismounting uninjured and a horse ambulance called. “It is with sadness that we confirm that Anthony Van Dyck had to...
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