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Norah O'Donnell stresses importance of journalism
AP, 13 Jan 2021
News anchor Norah O’Donnell says she’s never covered a year in her entire journalistic career like 2020 and stresses the public need to have access to accurate news. (Jan. 13)
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Today in History for January 16th
AP, 16 Jan 2021
Highlights of Today in History: Start of Operation Desert Storm;Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off;Prohibition takes effect ;Shah of Iran flees into exile;musical "Hello Dolly" op...
'Dinosaur' enjoys snow in Madrid
Reuters, 16 Jan 2021
A person wearing a T. rex dinosaur costume was spotted walking through snow in Madrid.
Craft breweries adapt to survive South Africa's third alcohol ban
AFP, 16 Jan 2021
South African liquor producers are being heavily affected by another alcohol ban accompanying lockdown restrictions.
Capitol Rioters Wanted To Capture, kill Lawmakers, Prosecutors Say | NBC News NOW
NBC, 16 Jan 2021
NBC News Tom Winter reports on a case filed in Arizona that states there is "strong evidence" showing rioters intended to capture and kill lawmakers.
COVID-19: Prime Minister suspends quarantine-free travel in the UK from Monday
Sky, 16 Jan 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnsons suspends quarantine-free travel in the UK from Monday with arrivals needing proof of a negative Covid test before setting off.
Live: Spectacular Nujiang River in SW China's Yunnan Province – Ep. 7
CGTN, 16 Jan 2021
The Nujiang River is one of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, a #UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Record US gun sales: 17 million firearms bought in 2020
Al Jazeera, 16 Jan 2021
Strict security measures are in place across the United States ahead of Wednesday's presidential inauguration.
Santiago unrest | Anti-govt protesters demand release of detained youths
RT, 16 Jan 2021
Hundreds of anti-government protesters faced water cannons and
Coronavirus: Over half of Canadians think vaccine should be mandatory, Ipsos poll shows
CA, 16 Jan 2021
With the first vaccinations being completed across the country and as the prospect of life getting back to normal becomes real, a new poll shows the vast majority of Canadians a...
Armin Laschet elected head of Merkel's CDU party
DW, 16 Jan 2021
Germany's governing CDU party has chosen Armin Laschet as its new party leader. Party members elected Laschet in an online convention.
'I yelled out that I have kids': police officer describes attack by Capitol rioters
Guardian, 16 Jan 2021
A Washington DC police officer who tried to stop Trump-supporting rioters from entering the Capitol building on 6 January has revealed that some shouted 'Kill him with his own g...
Robert Chelsea: 'My new life with a stranger's face'
BBC, 16 Jan 2021
Eight years ago, Robert Chelsea sustained third-degree burns on more than half of his body when his car was hit by a drunk driver.
Merkel ally Armin Laschet elected new leader of Germany's CDU party
FRANCE24, 16 Jan 2021
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party on Saturday chose Armin Laschet, the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader — sending a signal of c...
Coronavirus: Joe Biden pledges to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days
Telegraph, 16 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden plans to deliver on his pledge to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days.
US Capitol on lockdown ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration I FT
FT, 16 Jan 2021
Following the assault on the US Capitol, 25,000 National Guards troops have been called to provide security for inauguration day.
Wall Street Week - Full Show (01/15/2021)
Bloomberg, 16 Jan 2021
Jan.15 -- One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today's issues and today's world.
Lawmaker leading Newsom recall says Dems are smearing supporters
FOX, 16 Jan 2021
Republican State Senator Melissa Melendez from California details the progress of the petition to recall Gov.
The story of Chow Tai Fook – from goldsmith to jewellery conglomerate
SCMP, 16 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The name Chow Tai Fook has become synonymous with jewellery in Hong Kong, but its roots are actua...
GOP Senator appeals to Black constituents after sowing doubt about election
CNN, 16 Jan 2021
Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) under pressure from his Black constituents over his decision to initially support objections to Congress' certification of President-elect Joe Biden's...
Biden outlines COVID-19 vaccination plan
CBS, 16 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden on Friday outlined his plan to vaccinate 100 million Americans in his first 100 days in office.