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US Elections: World Leaders Still Not Recognizing Joe Biden’s Victory

Drafting BBC World News7 minutesImage source, Getty ImagesCaption, Not yet. Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping and Jair Bolsonaro have refrained from congratulating US President-elect Joe Biden.While dozens of presidents and leaders around the world rushed to congratulate Joe Biden once he was officially declared the winner of the US election, some - very notable - are conspicuous by their silence.Many of the congratulatory messages were accompanied by public statements noting the good relations and alliances with the US and the enthusiasm at the prospect of working together on issues of joint and global concern.These included the leaders of United Kingdom, most of Europe, governments in Asia, Middle East, Africa and America. Exceptions in Latin AmericaIn the American continent there were two...
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Democrats fear Republican Mitch McConnell’s veto on Biden’s agenda

Trump does not accept his defeat 1:41 (CNN) — President-elect Joe Biden's agenda in Washington can only go as far as Mitch McConnell allows. McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, was reelected in Kentucky for a seventh term last week. The senator is poised to be the key to Biden's legislative agenda no matter what happens in two likely runoff elections in Georgia in January that will determine which party controls the chamber. And that means Biden will have to immediately confront the reality that he could force bipartisan deals, which could thwart the left, or face a wall of Republican opposition led by a canny Senate leader who has long preached. the unity of the party in the face of its Democratic oppo...
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The curious trajectory of Eta, the storm that will become a hurricane again and could hit Florida twice

Drafting BBC World News27 minutesImage source, Getty ImagesCaption, After hitting Central America and Cuba, Eta now hits Florida, USA.When Tropical Storm Eta was named this past November 1, it immediately made 2020 the year with the most named tropical storms in history, along with 2005.But that is not the only record broken or equaled by the atmospheric phenomenon that a day later would become the 12th hurricane of the season and a week later continues to wreak havoc.After leaving dozens of deaths in Central AmericaWhere it struck first, Eta's zigzagging trajectory brought it back to landfall in South Florida late Sunday night - the first cyclone to hit U.S. territory in November since Hurricane Mitch in 1988.The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has already warned that during the first...
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Thirty sanctions for breaching the perimeter confinement in Elda and Petrer

Agents of the Local Police of Elda controlling access to the city through La Torreta. ÁXEL ÁLVAREZ The mayor of Elda, Rubén Alfaro, this morning chaired the meeting of the Municipal Coordination Center (CECOPAL) electronically, in which the first 48 hours of perimeter confinement of Elda and Petrer were assessed, and also participated the meeting of the Integrated Operational Coordination Center (CECOPI). In the CECOPI meeting, in addition to Rubén Alfaro and the mayor of Petrer, Irene Navarro, the deputy delegate of the Government in the province of Alicante, Araceli Poblador; the Provincial Commissioner o...
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Is it a good time to sell my house?

Analysis of the real estate market. SHUTTERSTOCK wp: paragraph With the focus of the country's current affairs on a second wave of the coronavirus, doubts about whether it is a good time to put a home up for sale they assault the owners. / wp: paragraph wp: paragraph On the one hand, the supply is growing. There are new assets that come from, sadly, older citizens who have passed away due to Covid-19. There are also properties owned by some entrepreneurs, either because they have seen how their business had to close down and are looking for a way to get ahead, or because they need liquidity in order to...
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Calvo defends the plan against misinformation

The first vice president of the Government, Carmen Calvo, has wondered if there is a party that does not want fight against slander or disinformation against democracy, because "the Government has no doubts" about it. The also secretary of Equality of the PSOE, who has visited the archive and library of the Pablo Iglesias Foundation in the Madrid town of Alcalá de Henares, has thus defended the plan against the disinformation of the Executive, which does not try to control the media or on political issues, but to detect external interference that damages the interests and national sovereignty, he specified. ...
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Lady Di bursts into ‘the Crown’ but does not overshadow Colman as Elizabeth II

Emma Corrin, in the role of Lady Di in 'The Crown'. 'The Crown'arrives in its fourth season in the 80s and the irruption of a weak and childish Lady Di rivals the strength of Margaret Thatcher in the new chapters of the Netflix series, in which, again, the best moments are in charge of Olivia Colman Y Helena Bonham Carter. Queen Elizabeth and her sister, Princess Margaret, lose space in this new installment of the series, which premieres this Sunday on Netflix, but it is impossible to beat the mastery of Colman and Bonham Carter, who they take over fiction every time they appear on screen. ...
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Joe Biden wins the US elections: 6 keys to his plan to “save” the country’s economy

Cecilia BarríaBBC World News6 minutesImage source, Getty ImagesCaption, "You cannot handle an economic crisis until you have defeated the pandemic," Biden said during his campaign.In the midst of the worst economic crisis since World War II and a rampant pandemic, Joe Biden proposed during his campaign to "save" the US economy."You cannot handle an economic crisis until you have defeated the pandemic," he said during a speech in Delaware.That is why its economic program proposes measures of immediate application to face the emergency and a plan focused on job creation and fiscal investment in national manufacturing, technological development and renewable energy.How do you pay for all that? Biden's plan is to do so with a reform that raises taxes on large companies and higher-income in...
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Nieves Rodríguez wins the II Ana Diosdado Theater SGAE Award

Nieves Rodriguez has obtained the II Ana Diosdado Theater SGAE Award for texts written by women 2020, contest organized by the SGAE Foundation with the aim of promoting and making visible the creation and contemporary feminine dramaturgy of excellence. "Deer sleep here" is the title of the work with which the Madrid-born author has stood as the winner compared to the other 128 texts submitted to the contest, endowed with a cash prize of 4,000 euros, in addition to the publication of the work in the TeatroAutor collection of the SGAE Foundation and its inclusion in the next edition of the SGAE Cycle of Dramatized Readings. ...
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Uninformed through social media, Trump supporters take to the streets to challenge the election result

Trump does not accept his defeat 1:41 Harrisburg, Pensilvania (CNN Business) — In the capital of Pennsylvania, the state that ultimately tipped the election in favor of President-elect Joe Biden, supporters of President Donald Trump gathered to protest the election result this weekend. The past four years in America have been an education in how misinformation and statements on social media don't just stay online: they spill out onto the streets, can manifest as violence, and, as seen in Harrisburg, this end of week, they will be used in attempts to undermine the foundations of American democracy: free and fair elections. Trump supporters gathered here under the banner "Stop the Steal" are convinced that the e...