Saturday, Jan 16, 2021
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On This Day: 13 January 2018
AP, 13 Jan 2021
In 2018, Mark Wahlberg donated his $1.5 million fee for “All The Money in the World” reshoots to the Time’s Up initiative, following an outcry over unequal pay. (Jan. 13)
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Protest in Paris against controversial security bill
AFP, 16 Jan 2021
Thousands of demonstrators take to the snowy Paris streets to protest against a controversial security bill that would limit filming of the police.
EU approves sales of first artificial heart
Reuters, 16 Jan 2021
Artificial heartmaker Carmat will begin sales of its devices from the second quarter of this year after a long-awaited European Commission approval.
Coronavirus: How scientists track new variants of the virus
CA, 16 Jan 2021
Thousands of genomic sequences have been identified from the original strain of the novel coronavirus, including variants of concern in the U.K.
Covid vaccination: A 'bittersweet' moment for India's health workers
BBC, 16 Jan 2021
Front-line workers - from doctors, nurses and hospital assistants to those working in sanitation - are among the first Indians to get vaccinated against Covid-19.
Can scientists adjust COVID vaccine if mutations progress? | Getting Schooled
FOX, 16 Jan 2021
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Health Official Warns 'Wait-And-See Approach' On Covid Vaccine Could Be Deadly | NBC News NOW
NBC, 16 Jan 2021
Dr. Chris Pernell shares her experience with the Covid-19 vaccine and tells those dubious about the vaccination that a "wait-and-see approach" could prove deadly against the virus.
Uganda’s Museveni declared winner of presidential election
Al Jazeera, 16 Jan 2021
Security personnel were out in force patrolling the capital, Kampala, on Saturday ahead of the official results.
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...
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.
Santiago unrest | Anti-govt protesters demand release of detained youths
RT, 16 Jan 2021
Hundreds of anti-government protesters faced water cannons and
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...
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.
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.