____________________________________________________________________ Dow hits 30,000 as Trump signals exit from White House Markets rose as Pennsylvania certified election results, confirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory. Former French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing Dies, Age 94 The third president of the French Fifth Republic, Giscard d'Estaing expanded his nation's use of nuclear power and high-speed rail, but lost his bid for a second term. U.S. Cyberforce Was Deployed to Estonia to Hunt for Russian Hackers An operation ahead of the November election was part of stepped-up efforts by the military to stop Russian interference in American politics. UK Snooker Championship 2020: Judd Trump through to quarter-finals World number one Judd Trump holds off Ricky Walden's fightback to reach the quarter-finals of the UK Championship. Trump brand takes another hit Sears Holdings, the company that owns retail stores Sears and Kmart, said this weekend that it would remove 31 Trump-branded items from its website. UK approves Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine - rollout from Tuesday The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use. Huawei Founder Ren Zhengfei Wishes Honor Mobile Brand Farewell Amid 'Amicable Divorce', US Trade War The sale comes amid tighter restrictions from the United States in May, which blocked the Chinese tech giant's access to software and semiconductors made with US technologies. Nasdaq, S&P 500 notch new highs as investors bank on vaccine Hope that pandemic can be halted propels Wall Street to its third weekly gain in the past four weeks. 'Time' Names Its Kid Of The Year: Water-Testing Scientist Gitanjali Rao Rao, a Colorado teenager who has won praise for her innovation in detecting lead levels in water, said, "I really want to put out that message: If I can do it, you can do it, and anyone can do it." How So Much Pandemic Aid Went to Just a Few Businesses Just 1 percent of borrowers received a quarter of loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program. Could Cornwall see a Lithium-ion battery revolution? British Lithium is prospecting in the county to find economically viable seams of the element. Just in time for Christmas, Jupiter and Saturn will come closer than they have since the Middle Ages The two largest planets in our solar system, Jupiter and Saturn, are coming closer together than they have been since the Middle Ages. This close approach, called a conjunction, will happen on December 21, but it will be visible December 16 to 25. Captain charged with 34 counts of manslaughter after scuba diving boat fire A captain of a scuba diving boat that caught fire and sank off the coast of California last year has been charged with 34 counts of manslaughter. Clamour for Resignation of Australian Envoy to India Gathers Steam After RSS Headquarters Visit Australia’s High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell’s last month meeting with Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, a close ally of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has raised eyebrows in his home country. The visit has been described as running contrary to "Australian values".