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Trump impeachment: Senate trial poised to start next week

Trump impeachment: Senate trial poised to start next week

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‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

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Joe Biden has entered the White House as America's 46th president, and after taking his oath of office he told his country it has been "a day of victory and hope".To the sound of cheers and applause from former presidents, he swore to preserve, protect and defend the US. And while his predecessor Donald Trump headed to Florida, Mr Biden said that "democracy has prevailed" and urged Americans to "start afresh"."Let's begin to listen to one another," he said. And he added: "We can see each other, not as adversaries, but as neighbours." After storming performances from Lady Gaga, J.Lo and Garth Brooks, the new president went to Arlington National Cemetery to pay his respects to America's fallen, before heading up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House with his family...

IRS delays start of tax filing season to Feb. 12

Finance
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, D.C.Getty ImagesThe IRS is delaying the start of the 2020 tax filing season to Feb. 12, according to an announcement Friday from the agency.On that date, the IRS will start accepting and processing last year's tax returns.Normally, the agency opens tax season in late January.This year, however, the IRS will need more time to prepare after the Covid relief act that took effect in late December. And yes, the tax filing deadline is still April 15."If filing season were opened without the correct programming in place, then there could be a delay in issuing refunds to taxpayers," the IRS said in its announcement."These changes ensure that eligible people will receive any remaining stimulus money as a recovery rebate credit when they fil...
Covid-19: High Street chemists start vaccinations in England

Covid-19: High Street chemists start vaccinations in England

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Trump impeachment move: Democrats start push to oust US president

Trump impeachment move: Democrats start push to oust US president

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