Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022
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Goldman Traders Thrived on Oil's Wild Ride
Bloomberg, 14 Jan 2022
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s commodities unit had its strongest performance in a decade as revenue shot past $2.2 billion last ...
Microsoft to gobble up Activision in $69 billion metaverse bet
Reuters, 19 Jan 2022
Microsoft is buying "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion in the biggest gaming industry deal in history as global technology giants stake their claims to a...
BC floods: Coquihalla Highway set to reopen to regular traffic | FULL
CA, 19 Jan 2022
B.C. Transportation Minister Rob Fleming announced Tuesday that the Coquihalla Highway would reopen to regular traffic on Wednesday, after the devastating flooding in November.
Secretary of State Blinken to meet with Ukraine president to discuss escalating tensions with Rus…
CBS, 19 Jan 2022
Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Europe this week to discuss escalating tensions with Russia.
What if prisons were more humane? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 19 Jan 2022
Some might think of a prison as a place for punishment and a deterrent for crime.
Synagogue hostage suspect was reportedly probed by UK in 2020
FOX, 19 Jan 2022
Buck Sexton, co-host of The Buck Sexton and Clay Travis Show, discusses how the Texas synagogue attacker was allowed into the country and reacts to 'absurd' criticisms of Senato...
White House: 'Extremely Dangerous Situation' Building At Ukraine Border
NBC, 19 Jan 2022
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters that the Biden administration views the situation at the Ukrainian border as "extremely dangerous," and discussed Secy.
British Prime Minister denies lying about lockdown party
AFP, 19 Jan 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson rejects claims by his former chief aide that he lied to parliament last week about a Downing Street party held during a strict lockdown.
Study: Covid-19 closures can harm kids’ mental health
CNN, 19 Jan 2022
A new study says that children and adolescents have experienced physical and mental health problems related to school closures and lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic.
WH: Russia could 'at any point' attack Ukraine
AP, 19 Jan 2022
White House press secretary Jen Psaki underscored the urgency as tensions between the US and Russia continue to rise.
Why Western media loves a crazy North Korea story
BBC, 19 Jan 2022
North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un are frequent subjects of news stories in Western media, which highlight the dictatorship’s strict control over everyday life, its brutal t...
'Catastrophic' crisis? Airlines warn 5G technology might render aircrafts unusable
DW, 18 Jan 2022
Major US airlines are warning of an impending 'catastrophic' crisis when a new 5G service is deployed by telecom giants AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday.
Partygate: Sunak believes Boris Johnson is telling the truth
Sky, 18 Jan 2022
The Chancellor says he believes the Prime Minister over his account regarding alleged parties in Downing Street during lockdown.
At least 11 dead as coalition strikes Yemen after Abu Dhabi attack • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 18 Jan 2022
Eleven people were killed in coalition air strikes on #Yemen's #rebel-held capital #Sanaa, a witness and medical sources told AFP Tuesday, after the insurgents launched a rare a...
Deadly Drone Strikes on UAE Raise Gulf Tensions
Bloomberg, 18 Jan 2022
Torbjorn Soltvedt, principal MENA analyst at Verisk Maplecroft,
Anti-COVID Restrix Protesters Tussle With Police at Illegal Demo
RT, 18 Jan 2022
Protesters detained as scuffles erupt at massive illegal protest in Magdeburg against COVID measures #news #covid19 #worldevents ------------------------------------------------...
MOFA: China ready to provide support, assistance at Tonga's request
CGTN, 18 Jan 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-01-18/MOFA-China-ready-to-provide-support-assistance-at-Tonga-s-request-16VpWdJJ8cM/index.html
CD, 18 Jan 2022
Who will play at centre in the 2022 Six Nations? | Brian Moore's Full Contact Podcast
Telegraph, 18 Jan 2022
Watch the full episode of Brian Moore's Full Contact rugby podcast:
Boxes of fireworks accidentally set off by car crash in China
SCMP, 18 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An impromptu fireworks display was seen in southern China’s Hunan province after a transport truc...
Martin Luther King family on voting rights: 'Do not celebrate. Legislate'
Guardian, 18 Jan 2022
The family of Martin Luther King Jr has called for the passage of a law to protect voters from racial discrimination, while the vice-president, Kamala Harris, said the right to ...