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Montreal Gazette - World

Trump's presidency winds down and he's not hanging around - Trump particularly wants to avoid, after he gives up power, having to ask Joe Biden for permission to use Air Force One to fly to Florida, CNN reports.

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Gun-toting Canadian triggers FBI probe of alleged white-supremacist terror plot tied to U.S. election -- The affair marks the second time in the last year that Canadians have been accused by U.S. police of associating with far-right terrorists there

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Biden plans half-million dollar scrub-down of White House before moving in -- The President-elect is being extra cautious after a slew of COVID-19 infections at the White House in Trump's final months

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Pfizer temporarily reduces COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Europe -- Pfizer is limiting output so it can upgrade production capacity to 2 billion vaccine doses per year.

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Strong quake in Indonesia's Sulawesi kills at least 7, injures hundreds -- The epicenter of the quake was six kilometers (3.73 miles) northeast of Majene city at a depth of 10 kilometers.

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Trump administration takes final swipes at China and its companies -- The moves will further increase tensions with China, Washington's strategic rival in Asia, days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Wednesday.

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COVID-19 infection gives some immunity, but virus can still be spread, study finds -- "For the time being, everyone is a potential source of infection for others and should behave accordingly"

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Pope Francis, ex Pope Benedict both get COVID-19 vaccine -- The 84-year-old pope and the 93-year-old former pope got their jabs as part of a Vatican vaccination program that began on Wednesday.

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U.S. lawmakers' comments on historic second impeachment of President Trump -- Comments from lawmakers concerning the House of Representatives vote on Wednesday that made Donald Trump the first U.S. president ever to be impeached twice.

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House impeaches Trump after U.S. Capitol siege -- But it appeared unlikely that the extraordinarily swift impeachment would lead to Trump's ouster before the Republican president's four-year term ends and Democratic President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on Jan. 20.

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U.S. House poised to impeach Trump for second time; McConnell spurns immediate trial -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has told the chamber's top Democrat Chuck Schumer he is unwilling to call an emergency session to consider removing Trump from office following a House impeachment, a McConnell spokesman said.

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China sees biggest COVID-19 spike in over 5 months, 4 cities in lockdown -- Most of the new patients were reported near the capital Beijing, but a province in northeast China also saw a rise in new cases,

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Some House Republicans join impeachment push; Pence says he will not move to expel Trump -- The House of Representatives was poised on Wednesday to pass an article of impeachment accusing Trump of inciting insurrection in a speech to his followers last week before a mob of them stormed the Capitol, leaving five dead.

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U.S. to require negative COVID-19 tests for international air passengers -- The new rules are to take effect two weeks from the day they are signed by CDC director Mark Redfield, which would be Jan. 26.

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Canada and Britain clamp down on imports made by Chinese forced labour -- Canada joined Britain on Tuesday in announcing steps to ban the import of goods it said were made by Chinese forced labour in the Xinjiang region, a move likely to exacerbate tension with Beijing.

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U.S.-Canada border mostly closed, but some Canadians still made it to the U.S. Capitol siege -- Sarah Choujounian's and Kristen Nagle's trips to Washington raise questions about loopholes in the rules on travel between the U.S. and Canada

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Donald Trump's two favourite bankers are cutting ties with the billionaire -- Signature Bank, the New York lender that's long catered to the family, is calling for his resignation

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Bill Belichick backs out of receiving Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom -- The head coach of the New England Patriots said he wouldn't move forward with the award after the 'tragic' events of last week

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Singer Grimes tests positive for COVID-19, but 'weirdly enjoying the Dayquil fever dream' -- The singer didn't add any further details about her symptoms, but she did post a screenshot of SZA's Good Day cover, adding, 'This song is soooo' followed by several emojis

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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine immunity to last at least a year -- Immunity from Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine should last at least a year, the company said on Monday at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference.

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In second impeachment bid, Democrats accuse Trump of inciting insurrection -- Congressional Democrats began a push on Monday to force U.S. President Donald Trump from office.

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BioNTech aims for 2 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2021 -- The delivery target has increased by 700 million doses as they bring new production lines on stream and more doses can be extracted per vial.

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The U.S. is on a federal execution spree, and a lone Canadian waits on death row: Robert Bolden's untold story -- Court papers reviewed by the Post reveal a portrait of a person formed by a childhood of abuse, addiction, assault and neglect

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Social media and free speech: Trump's 'deplatforming' explained -- Following the violent invasion of the U.S. Capitol, several social media networks took extraordinary moves to tamp down on right-wing extremism.

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Another Republican senator joins calls for Trump resignation as Democrats prepare to impeach -- Senator Pat Toomey, a conservative supporter of Trump until recently, came as Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to move forward with impeachment proceedings and amid federal investigations of Wednesday's assault on the U.S. Capitol.

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