Election officials are handling last-minute preparations for Election Day next week, including beginning to process early ballots.
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- The Telegraph
Officials at the World Health Organisations skipped two letters of the Greek alphabet when naming the latest Covid variant in order to avoid “stigmatising” China, and perhaps its premier Xi Jinping.
- CBS News
Roughly 50,000 have been counted so far – up from 2,000 last year. But one report says there is a 72% chance they will be quasi-extinct in 20 years.
Richmond news and weather update for Friday, Nov 26
Thousands of Spanish police officers marched through Madrid on Saturday to protest against a proposed reform of a security law which they say will hamper their ability to do their work. Politicians from Spain's three main conservative parties joined police officers in the protest against proposed changes to the 2015 Citizens Security Law, which critics say violates the right to protest and limits free expression. Dubbed the "Gag Law" by those who oppose it, the legislation allows authorities to fine media organisations for distributing unauthorised images of police, strictly limits demonstrations and imposes heavy fines for offenders.
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Electric vehicle sales are skyrocketing, and companies that produce charging infrastructure are scrambling to meet the soaring demand
Samson Engineering in Yorkshire, England decided to step into the breach. CEO Giles Walker said, "When I heard from a lot of people in my local community — many of whom are farmers — about the lack of a suitable small utility SUV on the market, I decided it would be a great opportunity to create one." The result is the Yomper, a pickup built in five standard guises, based on the third-generation Suzuki Jimny that ended production in 2017.
Severe wind battered parts of the north and east coast of the United Kingdom on November 26, amid a “rare” red weather warning issued by the Met Office for the area.Footage by Iain MacDonald, who said it was taken at around 6:50 pm on Friday, shows strong wind gusts in Dundee, on Scotland’s east coast.Police Scotland warned residents not to travel through areas under threat from Storm Arwen. According to local reports, around 80,000 homes in Scotland were without power as a result of the storm.The red weather warning expired in the early hours of Saturday, the Met Office said, but an amber warning for gusts between 65-75 mph remained in place for the northeast of the country. Credit: Iain MacDonald via Storyful
- Miami Herald
There’s a new crop of talented Latin American innovators. So why isn’t the region an innovation hub? | Opinion
What a paradox! A recent innovation ranking by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) does not include a single Latin American country in the top 50 nations on its list. Yet, Latin America is producing an amazing new crop of successful innovators.
Wenzhou, a city in eastern China, has issued an arrest warrant for Macau junket mogul Alvin Chau, accusing him of operating gambling activities in mainland China. Chau is the founder of Macau's biggest junket operator, Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms across Asia.
- Colts Wire
We asked Bucs Wire five questions ahead of the Week 12 matchup.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Brazil will shut its borders to travelers arriving from six southern African countries, the chief of staff to President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday, the latest in a slew of major nations to announce restrictions meant to combat the newly identified Omicron variant of the coronavirus. "Brazil will close its aerial border to six countries in Africa due to the new coronavirus variant," Chief of Staff Ciro Nogueira wrote in a Twitter post. The six countries are: South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, he said in another Twitter post.
- The Gainesville Sun
A High Springs woman was seriously injured in the three-vehicle crash
- The Register-Guard
Letter writers opine about Kyle Rittenhouse, the COVID-19 vaccine and public safety.
Drone footage captured the moment a city in Nebraska switched on its Christmas lights on November 27, to mark the beginning of the holiday season.The city of Papillion held a Winter Wonderland event on Saturday for locals to “experience all the holiday cheer you can handle,” a website by the organizers said.This video posted to Facebook by the City of Papillion municipal government shows the moment the Christmas lights are switched on. Credit: City of Papillion via Storyful
Eight people were been displaced after Phoenix firefighters extinguished a fire near 51st Avenue and Thomas Road overnight, officials said.
- College Football News
What will the Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY potentially look like? It's our prediction and best guess on what the latest rankings will be after Week 13
- The Daily Advertiser
LSU offensive line coach Brad Davis will coach the Tigers in the bowl game.
- Ellwood City Ledger
The Commonwealth Court recount results have been certified in Lawrence County
- Atlanta Black Star
‘She Should Spend Time In Prison’: Former DA Accused of ‘Showing Favor’ to the McMichaels Awaits Her Day In Court on Charges Over Delayed Arrests In Ahmaud Arbery’s Slaying
The men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery are not the only ones facing prison time for the February 2020 murder. Former Georgia District Attorney Jackie […]