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EU officials sign Brexit trade deal as UK lawmakers debate

The agreement also needs approval from the EU’s legislature, which is not expected to take up the deal for weeks.

Germany, Hungary give 1st vaccine shots ahead of EU rollout

The EU had originally planned for its nations to administer the first shots to the most vulnerable people in a coordinated effort on Sunday but the operator of an nursing home in Germany, where the first shots were given to dozens of people on Saturday, said that “every day that we wait is one day too many.”

EU, UK unveil vast trade pact set to enter force on Jan 1

It's likely to be endorsed over the next week and enter force provisionally on New Year's Day.

UK and EU to ‘redouble efforts’ on post-Brexit trade deal

The spokesman said Johnson told European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen during a Saturday telephone call that “significant differences” remain despite “some progress” in the negotiators’ recent discussions.

New virus restrictions in Europe; German Chancellor Merkel warns of hard days

New restrictions went into effect in several other European nations in an effort to staunch the resurgence of the pandemic.

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

The organization said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller as a result of the pandemic, which led to a wide-ranging lockdown in the spring.

EU sanctions Belarus over election, gets in-kind response

The individuals subject to the sanctions that EU leaders endorsed early Friday do not include Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

EU says new coronavirus poses serious danger

The European Union commissioner for crisis management says the new virus that emerged in China creates a “worrisome” situation that will be discussed during a special meeting of health ministers from the 27-member bloc.

Brexit: Day 1 brings talk of EU unity with trade talks ahead

Britain's first day outside the European Union passed without any obvious change but tough trade talks lie ahead.

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NC wasting some COVID doses, top health official says

North Carolina is seeing a small amount of coronavirus vaccines wasted. Mandy Cohen is the state's top public health official.

Nazi flag under ‘Biden Harris’ sign replaced with American flag

A Nazi flag hung on a tree in North Carolina under a "Biden Harris" campaign sign has been torn down and replaced with an American flag.

Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel

President Joe Biden laid out his to plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in office, warning Americans that the worst is still to come.