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Play this song [Chorus: C. S. Armstrong] Welcome to America Where you can dream, as long as you can breathe You can be the muh’fuckin’ President of United States And get murdered right on these

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Biden orders review of domestic terrorism threat in wake of U.S. Capitol riotU.S. President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in

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Why the U.S. isn't in desperate need of the Keystone XL pipelineA lot has changed since the Keystone XL project was proposed in 2005. Ramped up domestic oil production and new supply routes have lessened the

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How one note from Lady Gaga told the story of Joe Biden's inaugurationIn his inaugural address, Joe Biden spoke of the perennial challenges of racism and nativism that the U.S. has faced and appealed to

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U.S. President Joe Biden's full inauguration speechJoe Biden was sworn in as U.S. president on Wednesday, summoning Americans to come together to end an "uncivil war" in a nation deeply divided after four tumultuous years.

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Biden indicates plans to cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit on 1st day in office, sources confirmU.S. president-elect Joe Biden has indicated plans to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit on his first day in office,

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Alberta drafts Capitol Hill operatives as it seeks support for Keystone XL, trade issuesAlberta’s UCP government is hiring influential lobbyists and communications experts in Washington, D.C., as it seeks support on Capitol Hill for the

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Prince Harry reportedly heartbroken over rift with Royal FamilyBritain's Prince Harry is heartbroken over his split with the Royal Family, but he and his wife, Meghan, are happy with their new lives in the United States, broadcaster

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Canadian cannabis company Aphria eyes U.S. market as Biden presidency approachesAphria Inc. chief executive Irwin Simon is seeing green as Democrat Joe Biden prepares to be sworn in as president of the United States next

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New satellite that will monitor Earth's changing oceans ready to launchA satellite jointly developed by Europe and the United States being launched this weekend will greatly help scientists keep track of the rise in global

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Sweden finds coronavirus in mink industry workersSweden's health agency said on Thursday a number of people who work in the mink industry had tested positive for the coronavirus.Social SharingNeighbour Denmark also says new, mutated coronavirus

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TikTok gets 15-day extension to sell its U.S. assets after clock runs out on initial Trump threatThe Trump administration granted ByteDance a 15-day extension of a divestiture order that had directed the Chinese company to

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U.S. records over 90,000 coronavirus cases in a day for 1st timeA record surge of coronavirus cases in the United States is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity and killing up to 1,000 people

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Walmart backtracks, returning guns and ammunition to U.S. store displaysWalmart has reversed course, announcing it is returning ammunition and firearms to the displays in its U.S. stores.Social SharingRetailer had removed items from sales floors Thursday

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Trudeau, EU leaders express faith in American people and call for return to multilateralismPrime Minister Justin Trudeau and the European Union's two top political leaders expressed faith in the American peopleThursday ahead of next week's

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Walmart removes firearms, ammunition from store floors in U.S., citing 'isolated civil unrest'Walmart Inc. removed firearms and ammunition from store floors in the United States this week to protect customers and employees as tensions across the country

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefireThe United States on Sunday said a new humanitarian ceasefire will take effect on Monday in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, even as

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U.S. sets single-day record for COVID-19 cases during new surgeThe U.S. broke its daily record for new coronavirus infections on Friday as it reported at least 83,948 new cases due to outbreaks in virtually every

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Russia grants permanent residency to U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden, lawyer saysEdward Snowden, a former contractor with the U.S. National Security Agency, has been living in Russia since 2013 to escape prosecution in the United States

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Russian hackers targeting state, local networks, say U.S. officialsRussian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, stealing data from at least two servers,

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Japan to take steps to guard against Olympics cyberattacksJapan said on Tuesday it would take countermeasures to ensure next year's Tokyo Olympics are not derailed by cyberattacks after Britain and the United States accused Russia

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China's economy accelerates as virus recovery gains strengthChina's shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is gaining strength as consumers return to shopping malls and auto dealerships while the United States and Europe endure painful

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Former Mexican defence secretary accused in U.S. of trafficking massive amounts of drugsMexico's former defence secretary helped smuggle thousands of kilograms of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the United States in exchange for bribes,

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Trump says he's recovered from COVID-19, Twitter flags his claim of immunityU.S. president said, without producing evidence, that he was now immune, a claim that drew a flag from Twitter for violating the social media

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How the U.S. election could change NATO's future and Canada's defence strategyCanada's defence policy has rested for generations on the assumption of an unshakeable partnership with the U.S. Yet old alliances suddenly seem less sturdy

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World's 2nd-biggest cinema operator Cineworld to close all U.S., U.K. and Irish screensCineworld, the world's second-biggest cinema operator, will close all its screens in the United States, Britain and Ireland this week after studios pulled

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Julian Assange extradition ruling to be delivered Jan. 4A British judge said on Thursday she would give her decision early next year on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States

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U.S.-Canadian citizen Paul Whelan sentenced to 16 years in Russia on spying chargesA Russian court has sentenced an American security executive to 16 years in prison on spying charges, a verdict that drew an angry

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EU states back spending up to €2.4B upfront on COVID-19 vaccinesThe European Commission received a mandate from EU governments on Friday to negotiate advance purchases of promising coronavirus vaccines, the EU's top health official said,

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Lockdowns may have averted 3 million deaths in Europe by curbing COVID-19, study suggestsWide-scale lockdowns including shop and school closures have reduced COVID-19 transmission rates in Europe enough to control its spread and may have

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