- 'COVID chat': Officials urge Americans to stay home over holiday
- Rejecting Trump's foreign policy approach, Biden says 'America is back'
- CDC may shorten COVID-19 quarantine period guidelines
- Space oddity? Monolith in Utah desert mystifies helicopter crew
- With Senate on the line, Trump's claims of election fraud put Georgia Republicans in bind
- Biden Cabinet picks may face rough Republican reception in Senate
- New York cops wounded, suspect killed in domestic incident shootout
- Texas men charged with trying to sell 50 million bogus masks to Australian state
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KABUL (Reuters) - Twin explosions in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan killed at least 14 people and wounded 45 more, provincial officials said on Tuesday, as the international community pledged assistance for Afghanistan at a conference in Switzerland.
- Hong Kong's Lam says restoring 'political system from chaos' is priority
- Ethiopia sent home soldiers of Tigrayan ethnicity from U.N. force in South Sudan: sources
- China says Brazil president's son hurts relationship with comments critical of Huawei
- China foreign minister to meet Japan's Suga; Beijing's first high-level contact with new PM
- Chinese foreign minister due in South Korea amid talk about Xi visit
- South Korean protests fan COVID-19 fears
- Can't dine out? UK restaurants offer DIY meal kits to survive lockdown
- Japan fights coronavirus in luxurious style with million-yen masks
TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World shares rallied to a record peak on Wednesday following an overnight surge that saw the Dow Jones benchmark crack 30,000 for the first time as investors cheered a dramatically improved global outlook.
- OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges
- Catch-all travel insurance booms as U.S. flyers take Thanksgiving risks
- Gap misses profit estimates on higher costs from online shift
- Retailers already fear U.S. holiday 'shipageddon'; now here come vaccines
- U.S. tech firms can compensate gig-workers with equity under SEC proposal
- At China's premier internet conference, few address the regulatory elephant in the room
- Wall Street's rise from pandemic lows has further to go, say strategists: Reuters poll
- India's NSE warned Future Retail of action over disclosures on Amazon dispute: emails
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Beyonce dominated nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards on Tuesday in a field that favored alternative artists over mainstream musicians, topped by a stunning snub for Canadian singer The Weeknd, who called the process "corrupt."
- South Korea's BTS snags first ever Grammy nomination for a K-Pop band
- 'Happiest Season' spotlights LGBT love in Christmas rom-com
- Taylor Swift voted artist of year for sixth time at American Music Awards
- 'Freaky' Repeats as Winner at Quiet U.S. Box Office With $1.2 Million
- K-Pop's BTS marks year of the pandemic with 'BE' album, and single 'Life Goes On'
- Romantic comedy, veteran actress win big at Chinese-language 'Oscars'
- Temple kissing scenes stir trouble for Netflix India
- Back with new Afrobeat album, veteran musician Bockarie asks for better Sierra Leone
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(Reuters) - Players in the National Football League (NFL) must wear masks on the sidelines unless they have their helmet on and are preparing to enter the game, the league said on Monday as it unveiled an enhanced set of COVID-19 protocols.
- Australian Open delay 'most likely', says state minister
- Diamond League announces calendar for 2021 season
- Best-case scenario for Games is venues full of spectators: Tokyo governor
- Saudi Arabia to host Formula E's first night race
- As Ravens work virtually, game vs. Steelers in doubt
- Lakers sign 'Sixth Man of the Year' Harrell from Clippers
- No honeymoon period for new Canada Soccer boss
- NFL Roundup: Hill just what Saints need to top Falcons
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