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Winter weather chaos in Europe

Major winter storms canceled dozens of flights across Europe during one of the busiest times of the year as travelers tried to get to their destinations ahead of the holidays. Laura Lynch has more.

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Brits criticize US hostility toward BP

For weeks since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began, BP has been pilloried by the American public, press, and government alike. But across the Atlantic, a different sort of fury is brewing. The BBC's Lucy Hooker has the latest from London.

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Britain bans Huawei from 5G network; US rejects China's claims in most of the South China Sea; Judge to hear university case over ICE decision

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered Huawei equipment purged from Britain's 5G network by 2027. And, a judge is scheduled to hear arguments today involving over 200 universities and 17 states seeking to temporarily block the Trump administration from enforcing new regulations for international students. Also, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday that the US rejects China's claims in most of the South China Sea.

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PM Johnson says Britain will return to normal by Christmas; India joins grim club; US again breaks coronavirus record

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he hopes Britain could return to "normality" before Christmas. And, India has joined a grim club becoming the third country globally to record more than 1 million cases of the coronavirus. Also, British Airways announced it plans to retire its entire fleet of Boeing 747s because of the massive downturn of passenger travel over the coronavirus pandemic.

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Moderna, NIH coronavirus vaccine study underway; Vietnam back on high alert over coronavirus; UK blindsides travelers from Spain

The world’s biggest vaccine study for the coronavirus got underway today in the US. And, Vietnam is back on high alert after the first locally transmitted case in three months was detected in the central city of Da Nang, forcing the evacuation of 80,000 tourists. Also, UK health authorities said all travelers to the UK from Spain will now have to quarantine themselves for 14 days, blindsiding many travelers from Britain who are on vacation in Spain

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