Art

"Protesters dressed as world leaders rally outside the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C."

"Protesters dressed as world leaders rally outside the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C."

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Education

Wales urged to scrap GCSE exams in favour of assessments

Wales urged to scrap GCSE exams in favour of assessments

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Economics

Asian shares look for rebound following tech earnings

Asian shares look for rebound following tech earnings

(Reuters) - Asian markets looked to continue an upward swing on Friday, after a rebound in U.S. equities and strong corporate earnings set the stage. FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are reflected on a screen showing Nikkei index, outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha. Australia's ASX 200 .AXJO climbed 0.14% in early trading, while Hong ... Full story

Entertainment

Oil firm whistleblower trapped in Croatian holiday hell

Oil firm whistleblower trapped in Croatian holiday hell

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Health

Fauci says first U.S. COVID-19 vaccines could ship late December or early January

Fauci says first U.S. COVID-19 vaccines could ship late December or early January

CHICAGO (Reuters) - If all goes well, the first doses of a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine will likely become available to some high-risk Americans in late December or early January, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious diseases expert, said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Dr Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), holds up a model of SARS-CoV-2, known as the novel coronavirus, during a U.S. Senate ... Full story

Law

Walmart pulls firearms, ammunition from U.S. store floors as civil unrest flares

Walmart pulls firearms, ammunition from U.S. store floors as civil unrest flares

FILE PHOTO: The logo of a Walmart Superstore is seen during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rosemead, California, U.S., June 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Inc removed firearms and ammunition from U.S. store floors this week to protect customers and employees as tensions across the country have been rising, the world’s largest retailer said on Thursday. The move comes days before the U.S. ... Full story

Living

Frequent hurricane shutdowns weigh on U.S. energy results

Frequent hurricane shutdowns weigh on U.S. energy results

FILE PHOTO: A tree lays across North Peters Street as Hurricane Zeta sweeps through New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn. (Reuters) - As crews began returning to U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore facilities on Thursday, this year’s repeated oil and gas production halts were already hitting energy firms’ results. Eight named storms entered the U.S. Gulf of Mexico this year, most spiraling up to damaging storms that ... Full story

Politics

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia

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Sport

Covid-19: Record traffic out of Paris as second French lockdown begins

Covid-19: Record traffic out of Paris as second French lockdown begins

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Technology

Corsair acquires EpocCam, a webcam app for iPhone – TechCrunch

Corsair acquires EpocCam, a webcam app for iPhone – TechCrunch

Corsair Gaming today announced that it has acquired EpocCam, the software developer behind the iOS software of the same name. It’s easy to see why the gaming company would be interested in such an acquisition in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has lead to a worldwide spike in remote working — and, as a result, more people are teleconferencing than ever. The EpocCam app is designed specifically to turn iPads and iPhones into a webcam for both macOS ... Full story