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Joe Biden issues brutal warning to staff after inauguration –‘I will fire you on the spot’

Joe Biden signs his first executive orders The 46th US President was sworn in on Wednesday after his inauguration ceremony. Mr Biden has already signed 17 executive orders in his first few hours in office. During a swearing-in ceremony for White House staff, President Biden told his employees he would fire them “on the spot” if […]

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Tommy Lasorda memorialized at Dodger Stadium service – The Denver Post

LOS ANGELES — Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda was memorialized during a private service Tuesday at Dodger Stadium before his burial. Lasorda died Jan. 7 after a heart attack at age 93. His casket, covered with a huge assortment of blue and white flowers, was placed on the pitcher’s mound with a blue 2, […]

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Donald Trump news: Did Donald Trump write a letter to Joe Biden? Tradition explained

Donald Trump wishes Joe Biden luck ahead of inauguration President Biden now sits in the Oval Office, having taken over from Donald Trump in a record-breaking vote last November. Mr Trump was ousted by more than 80 million Americans last year but never seemed willing to accept the results, instead resorting to claims of election […]

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Wellington homicide: Two women charged in relation murder of Rau Tōngia in his Karori home

Two women are facing charges in relation to the fatal shooting of Wellington man Rau Tongia. A 35-year-old woman has been charged with murdering Tongia on December 20, while a 20-year-old woman is charged with being an accessory after the fact to the murder. Neither of the women have appeared in court yet on the […]

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Sacked curry factory worker told ‘you can’t cook, you’re not Asian’

A white curry factory worker told he should "go and work for an English firm" has won his claim of race discrimination. Colin Sorby, 31, said he was "overjoyed" after an employment tribunal ruled the remarks violated his dignity. He complained he was racially harassed by his supervisor, Azheem Akhtar, after being told he did […]

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US Inauguration: Joe Biden takes Oath of Office to become 46th President

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States and has declared “a new day for America”. “Democracy has prevailed” he told the crowd after taking the Oath of Office. He identified key challenges for the new administration as “a once in a century virus which now stalks the country” […]

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Spain explosion: What is happening in Madrid right now?

Spain: Madrid turns white as heavy snowfall hits city Police in Madrid have confirmed there are casualties as an explosion ripped through a residential building this afternoon. It is thought that the building was a complex that provided residential training for priests and also gave meals to homeless people. Police have urged locals to stay away from […]

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Drivers to face automatic £70 fines for minor offences in controversial shake-up

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox In a controversial new shake-up, automatic £70 fines will be handed to motorists for relatively minor driving offences. Local councils will be given powers to issue penalty fines for offences such as wrong turns, driving in a […]

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Dog chained to lamppost finally knows what it’s like to be loved

An abandoned dog found chained to a lamppost on a freezing night has found a new loving home after two years. Wilson needed a long time to learn how to be loved and have fun at Birmingham Dogs Home following his traumatic experience on the street. A passerby in 2018 spotted the black Labrador cross […]

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A ‘Nerve Center’ for Climate in the Biden White House

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. assumes the presidency on Wednesday with an expansive team of climate change experts staffing a White House that is preparing to focus on global warming in a way no other administration has done before. Mr. Biden will enter office with the largest team ever assembled inside the White House […]