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Thousands of British companies are bracing for huge changes on Jan. 1, when Britain leaves the European Union. Talks on a free new trade are stuck, with a breakthrough needed in days to avoid a disruptive no-deal British exit.

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Replying to @AP_Africa: Children returning to school in Burkina Faso’s Sahel region must practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist at…

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The Indian army says at least three Indian soldiers have been killed in a barrage of mortar shelling and gunfire by Pakistani soldiers along the highly militarized frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

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Children returning to school in Burkina Faso’s Sahel region must practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist attacks that have killed thousands in the West African nation, where worries over COVID-19 come second to extremists' threats.

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“Please return to reason.”
Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef.

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Today's AP Morning Wire is a Special Edition:

• Black Friday could look very different than in years past.

• There's also the latest on Trump saying he’ll leave if the Electoral College seats Biden; Ethiopia's war; and the death of Diego Maradona.

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A Japanese spacecraft is nearing Earth after a yearlong journey home from a distant asteroid with soil samples and data that could provide clues to the origins of the solar system.

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Iconic singer and actress Cher is set to visit Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant,” who will soon leave his Pakistani zoo for better conditions, an animal welfare group says.

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Thousands of farmers in India are facing tear gas and baton charge from police as they resume their march to the capital to protest new laws they fear will give more power to corporations and reduce their earnings.

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Replying to @AP_Africa: People continue to flee the capital of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region in fear of an imminent assault after Prime Ministe…

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In empty classrooms across Greece, teachers are holding online lessons after the government ordered that all tuition, from pre-school through to university, must take place remotely.

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People continue to flee the capital of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region in fear of an imminent assault after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the army had been ordered to move in for the 'final phase' of an offensive to arrest the defiant regional leaders.

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Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has arrived back in Australia and will soon reunite with her family after more than two years in an Iranian prison.

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"Take care of yourself Father Christmas, and of the Elves."
Letters pouring by the tens of thousands into Santa's mailbox at a postal sorting office in France offer a glimpse into the worries and hopes of children awaiting a pandemic-hit Christmas.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing at sea and locked down capital Pyongyang as part of frantic efforts to guard against the coronavirus, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers.

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China is raising import taxes on Australian wine, stepping up pressure on Australia over disputes including its support for a probe into the origin of the coronavirus.

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After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope amid the crushing coronavirus pandemic.

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Brazil and Argentina are long rivals for soccer supremacy in South America, and Brazilians naturally think of their own Pelé as the best footballer ever. But they are putting aside the argument to mourn the death of Argentine superstar Diego Maradona.

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Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan’s last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country’s largest political party, has died of COVID-19 in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates.

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President Donald Trump says he'll leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-elect Joe Biden's victory, while insisting such a decision would be a mistake. Trump took questions on Thanksgiving for the first time since the election.

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A Venezuelan judge has found six American oil executives guilty of corruption and sentenced each to more than eight years in prison. The Citgo employees were lured to Venezuela for a business meeting three years ago and arrested.

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“Please pay attention to our lives.”

@AP spoke to dozens of women on palm oil plantations who describe rapes, harassment and punishing physical effects of their brutal work, which feeds into top Western beauty brands.

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