Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021
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Prejudice Rises in 'Scapegoat Economics' During Pandemic: Paul Donovan
Bloomberg, 13 Jan 2021
Jan.12 -- Paul Donovan, chief economist at UBS Global Wealth Management and author of "Profit and Prejudice: The Luddites of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ...
Biden gets emotional talking about his journey to White House
CNN, 20 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden gave an emotional speech in Delaware before he departs for Washington ahead of his inauguration tomorrow.
12 Guard members removed from Biden inauguration
AP, 20 Jan 2021
Twelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission after they were found to have ties with right-wing militia groups o...
Tourism blow for Guadeloupe as French island toughens entry conditions
AFP, 20 Jan 2021
The tourism sector of Guadeloupe suffers a major blow after authorities rule that all arrivals to the French Caribbean island, with the exception of those from Martinique, must ...
Nepalese climbers make first K2 winter summit – BBC News
BBC, 20 Jan 2021
A team of Nepalese climbers have become the first ever to summit the world’s second highest mountain in winter.
Confirmation hearings underway for Joe Biden's cabinet picks
CBS, 20 Jan 2021
Five of president-elect Joe Biden's cabinet picks began their confirmation hearings Tuesday as the Trump administration prepares to leave office.
Senate cmte considers Antony Blinken for Secretary of State
FOX, 20 Jan 2021
Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing to consider The Honorable Antony J Blinken of New York to be Secretary of State.
'American leadership still matters': Blinken
Reuters, 20 Jan 2021
'American leadership still matters': President-elect Joe Biden's secretary of state nominee Antony Blinken explains why U.S.
Coronavirus: Inside a night at a London ICU overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients
CA, 20 Jan 2021
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Royal Hospital in London, UK has been overwhelmed with the number of COVID-19 patients admitted.
How big a problem is white supremacy in US police forces? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 20 Jan 2021
White supremacist groups have been infiltrating US law enforcement agencies for at least 20 years, according to a report from the Brennan Center for Justice.
Live: Biden Delivers Remarks Before Departing For Washington | NBC News
NBC, 20 Jan 2021
Watch live coverage as President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks before departing for Washington, D.C.
How the coronavirus pandemic sparks innovations | COVID-19 Special
DW, 19 Jan 2021
Innovation has been key in battling the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists developed vaccines at breakneck speed, putting governments on offense.
Michigan state Capitol on high alert amid threat of armed protests
FRANCE24, 19 Jan 2021
Michigan has stepped up security at the Capitol in Lansing ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday amid fears the deadly riots in Washington could be followed by armed pr...
Live: China’s widest waterfall – Ep. 4 九寨诺日朗瀑布如银河飞泻
CGTN, 19 Jan 2021
Nuorilang #Waterfall is located in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest #China's Sichuan Province.
Lord Coe: Tokyo Olympics will take place but 'look different'
Sky, 19 Jan 2021
Lord Coe tells Sky News that he thinks the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead this year.
Washington resembles a warzone ahead of Biden’s inauguration
RT, 19 Jan 2021
Barriers, checkpoints and troops are visible in Washington, DC ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Matt Hancock to self-isolate after receiving alert via NHS Covid-19 app
Guardian, 19 Jan 2021
The UK health secretary, Matt Hancock, has said he is self-isolating after receiving an alert through the NHS Covid-19 app.
US presidential inaugurations throughout history: a look back as Joe Biden is set to take his oath
SCMP, 19 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube As US president-elect Joe Biden prepares to take his oath of office on Washington on January 20, ...
'Field of Flags' set up in Washington DC to replace inauguration audience
Telegraph, 19 Jan 2021
A "Field of Flags" display has been set up on the National Mall in Washington DC.
Asset Management Will One Day Be App Based: Revolut’s Gilbert
Bloomberg, 19 Jan 2021
Jan.19 -- Martin Gilbert, founder of Aberdeen Asset Management
McConnell: Capitol Hill mob was 'provoked' by Trump
CNN, 20 Jan 2021
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that the mob that attacked the Capitol was "provoked" by President Donald Trump.