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Army Corps withdraws plan to charge for reservoir water

North Dakota's attorney general says the Army Corps of Engineers has reversed course on an Obama-era proposal to charge for water drawn from reservoirs that the Corps manages

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to tighten his grip via election

Venezuela holds an election for its National Assembly on Sunday, and the outcome is likely to be dominated by President Nicolás Maduro’s socialist party

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Colorado student, scientist named Time's 'Kid of the Year'

A 15-year-old Colorado high school student and young scientist has been named Time Magazine's first-ever “Kid of the Year."

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Iowa's contact-tracing firm helped Trump, Reynolds campaigns

After facing a workforce shortage for months, Iowa has awarded an emergency $2.3 million contact-tracing contract to a company owned by a Republican Party insider

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Bahrain now 2nd nation to grant Pfizer shot emergency use

The island kingdom of Bahrain says it has become the second nation in the world to grant emergency-use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Saudi FM says ‘final agreement’ in Qatar crisis within reach

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has expressed optimism that the ongoing boycott of Qatar by four Arab nations may be nearing an end

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

California attorney withdraws from Rittenhouse criminal case

A California attorney for an Illinois 17-year-old accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during a night of unrest in Wisconsin is extracting himself from his criminal defense after prosecutors raised ethical concerns about the lawyer

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

EU police agency Europol warns of fake coronavirus vaccines

European Union police agency Europol has issued a warning highlighting the risk of organized crime scams linked to COVID-19 vaccines, including the possibility criminals will sell dangerous counterfeit vaccines

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mining giant Glencore lays out climate plan as CEO retires

Mining giant Glencore says it aims to stop adding greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere by 2050

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom

A Vermont hospital network is still recovering from a massive digital disruption in October, signaling the dangers of cyberattacks on the nation's health care system during a surge of COVID-19

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

California winds ease but fire danger remains high

Powerful winds that pushed wildfires through Southern California, burning several homes and injuring two firefighters, have begun to ease but forecasters say the fire danger remains extreme

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Norway's deputy central bank chief resigns over China ties

The deputy governor of Norway’s central bank is stepping down with immediate effect after he was not granted a new security clearance because he has ties to China via his wife

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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