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Climate change: Trump’s Paris withdrawal was ‘reckless’ – John Kerry

Climate change: Trump’s Paris withdrawal was ‘reckless’ – John Kerry

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John Lewis suspends click-and-collect as shopping rules tighten

John Lewis suspends click-and-collect as shopping rules tighten

Business
John Lewis has suspended click-and-collect services at its department stores in the latest tightening of rules for shoppers as the coronavirus crisis intensifies.The department store chain said it was responding to a "clear change in tone and emphasis" from governments across the UK urging the public to stay at home. It came as Britain's major supermarket chains said they would deny entry to customers not wearing face coverings unless they had a medical excuse. Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Asda - which unlike non-essential retailers have remained open throughout the pandemic - set out their rules after vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi expressed concerns about the behaviour of store customers.Two other supermarkets, Aldi and Waitrose - the latter which is also part of the John Lewis...
USS John McCain navigates through South China Sea

USS John McCain navigates through South China Sea

Business
Dec. 24 (UPI) -- USS John McCain conducted what the Navy is describing as a "freedom of navigation operation" near the Con Dao Islands in the South China Sea Thursday. "The ship conducted normal operations within Vietnam's claimed territorial seas to challenge excessive maritime claims and preserve access and navigational freedoms consistent with international law," said a press statement from the Navy. Advertisement Thursday's freedom of navigation operation is the second in the region this week. On Tuesday the McCain navigated near the South China Sea's Spratly islands. The Chinese government later claimed on state television that the Chinese People's Liberation Army expelled the McCain, but the Navy has contested that claim. The Navy said its operations "are designed in accordance with...
British author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John le Carré dies

British author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John le Carré dies

Entertainment
British author John le Carré, writer of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Night Manager, has died aged 89, his literary agent has said. Jonny Gellar shared the news in a tweet on Sunday night, which read: "With much sadness, I must announce the passing of one the world's great writers - John le Carré."Le Carre, whose real name was David Cornwell, passed away after a short illness that was not COVID-19 related, the agent said. Advertisement
Famous birthdays for Nov. 26: Rita Ora, John McVie

Famous birthdays for Nov. 26: Rita Ora, John McVie

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Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. They include: Advertisement -- German composer Johannes Bach in 1604 -- English clergyman/college benefactor John Harvard in 1607 -- Surgeon/women's rights leader Mary Walker Edwards in 1832 -- Air conditioning engineer Willis Carrier in 1876 -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Lefty Gomez in 1908 -- French playwright Eugene Ionesco in 1909 -- TV journalist Eric Sevareid in 1912 -- Cartoonist Charles Schulz in 1922 -- Argentine pacifist/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel in 1931 (age 89) File Photo by Gary C. Caskey/UPI -- Impressionist Rich Little in 1938 (age 82) -- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member T...