Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

A court in Myanmar postpones its verdict for ousted leader Suu Kyi

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

In military controlled Myanmar, a court has postponed a verdict in Aung San Suu Kyi's incitement trial. The elected leader was detained by the military when it seized power on Feb 1.

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News brief: omicron variant, N.Y. state of emergency, Gaza talks

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Experts predict in time, the new coronavirus variant will emerge in the U.S. New York already declared a state of emergency. Diplomats work behind the scenes for a new deal between Hamas and Israel.

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The omicron variant is the latest proof that the pandemic isn't over

Monday, November 29, 2021

There are cases of this new coronavirus variant reported in several countries. How much protection can fully vaccinated people expect to have?

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Virgil Abloh, fashion designer, dies at 41 after a private battle with cancer

Monday, November 29, 2021

Designer Virgil Abloh died Sunday at age 41 after fighting a rare form of cancer. The founder of the label Off-White and the artistic director for Louis Vuitton menswear was known as a visionary.

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News brief: Omicron variant, Maxwell trial, renowned fashion designer dies

Monday, November 29, 2021

A new coronavirus variant creates uncertainty around the world. Opening statements begin Monday in Ghislaine Maxwell's trial. Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has died at age 41.

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Hondurans appear to have elected the country's first female president

Monday, November 29, 2021

Hondurans went to the polls Sunday to elect a new president. The leftist opposition candidate claimed victory but complete results may not be known for days.

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After a GOP delay, Biden's Build Back Better bill could be voted on in the House

Friday, November 19, 2021

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy delayed a vote on President Biden's spending bill with a record-breaking speech. Democrats now expect to vote on the legislative package Friday.

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Inflation is a common economic term. Have you heard of skimpflation?

Friday, November 19, 2021

Skimpflation is when a company, instead of simply raising prices, skimps on the goods and services it provides.

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News brief: Build Back Better status, COVID boosters, Blinken speech

Friday, November 19, 2021

Another delay for President Biden's sweeping domestic spending bill. COVID-19 booster shots for all adults could be authorized Friday. Secretary of State Blinken delivers a speech on Africa policy.

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The federal government moves closer to expanding booster shots for everyone

Friday, November 19, 2021

An expert panel of CDC advisers will meet to consider expanding COVID-19 booster eligibility to all adults. With cases rising in the U.S., how much can boosters really help?

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Biden to host Three Amigos summit with the leaders of Canada and Mexico

Thursday, November 18, 2021

President Biden hosts Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador for the first "Three Amigos" summit since 2016.

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News brief: Malcolm X convictions, Ga. murder trial testimony, 3 amigos summit

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Two men convicted of killing Malcolm X are set to be exonerated. Travis McMichael testifies on his own behalf in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. President Biden hosts the leaders of Mexico and Canada.

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Blinken calls for an end to the violence in Ethiopia, during news conference

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday called for the preservation of democracy during his visit to Africa amid worsening crises in Ethiopia and Sudan.

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The FDA is likely to sign off on Pfizer's COVID booster for all vaccinated adults

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

By the end of the week, the Food and Drug Administration is poised to authorize the Pfizer booster for anyone age 18 and older, who is already vaccinated.

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Regulations are changing that will affect the future of telehealth

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Telehealth services were important during the pandemic. Rules that permitted its growth are in flux, as state and federal governments and insurance providers weigh which policies to keep in place.

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News brief: Pfizer booster, Democrats promote Biden's plans, Blinken's Africa trip

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

All vaccinated adults could soon be eligible for a Pfizer COVID-19 booster. Democrats begin a nationwide drive to try to sell President Biden's agenda. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Africa.

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Blinken is the highest-level Biden administration official to visit Africa

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has begun a three-nation Africa tour. His visit comes as eastern Africa is in turmoil — with civil war in Ethiopia and a military coup in Sudan.

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News brief: Biden-Xi summit, Steve Bannon, Cuba thwarts protests

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

President Biden and his Chinese counterpart held a virtual meeting. Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon threatens vengeance after surrendering on criminal contempt charges. Cuba is crushing protest plans.

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News brief: Biden-Xi meeting, climate summit, Catholic communion debate

Monday, November 15, 2021

President Biden meets virtually with China's president. Poor nations are disappointed by the climate summit. Catholic bishops consider whether abortion rights supporters should be denied communion.

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After September's let down, October's job growth rate accelerates

Friday, November 05, 2021

The Labor Department reports that U.S. employers added 531,000 jobs in October. The unemployment rate fell to 4.6%.

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