Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Amazon Unions in Europe Plan Black Friday Protests
Bloomberg, 27 Nov 2020
Nov.27 -- Unions representing tens of thousands of Amazon.com Inc. employees are planning walkouts and other action as the year's busiest shopping season ...
Hillary Clinton suggests Putin knew about riot at US Capitol
FOX, 19 Jan 2021
Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, spoke with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on her podcast about the riot at the U.S.
Goldman, BofA profits top estimates
Reuters, 19 Jan 2021
Goldman Sachs’ quarterly profit crushed Wall Street’s estimates, while Bank of America’s bottom line fell but breezed past analysts’ targets.
Trapped Chinese miners ask for food
CBS, 19 Jan 2021
Rescuers are working to reach 22 Chinese gold miners stuck 2,000 feet underground after an explosion in Shandong province.
D.C. On High Alert The Day Before Biden Inauguration | NBC News NOW
NBC, 19 Jan 2021
On the eve of President-elect Biden’s inauguration, Washington, D.C., is locked down with a massive military presence in place.
Spectacular show of Northern Lights dance over frozen forest, river in Finland
CA, 19 Jan 2021
Northern lights were dancing in the skies over the snowy forests and rivers of Finnish Lapland overnight from Monday into Tuesday.
New clinics aid virus 'long haulers'
AP, 19 Jan 2021
Dozens of clinics that have cropped up around the U.S. to address a puzzling and troubling aspect of COVID-19: aftereffects that linger for some people weeks and months after th...
France pledges to "make up" lost time on delayed Pfizer vaccines
AFP, 19 Jan 2021
French Prime Minister Jean Castex affirms to the French National Assembly there is a delay in the delivery of Pfizer vaccines but assures "it will be made up for".
The 2022 Senate map looks very good for Democrats
CNN, 19 Jan 2021
Democrats' stunning sweep of the two Georgia Senate runoffs in January may just be the beginning.
Greece to extend territorial waters amid Turkey tensions
Al Jazeera, 19 Jan 2021
Greece is preparing to extend its territorial waters to 12 nautical miles (22.2km) from its western shores.
President Donald Trump enters his final full day in office
BBC, 19 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden will take office at around midday on Wednesday, although much of the spotlight is on Donald Trump's final moves, including presidential pardons.
President Trump: The 24 final hours in the white house
DW, 19 Jan 2021
Washington has become a fortress city of roadblocks and barricades, and the FBI is vetting all 25,000 people providing security for President-elect Joe Biden's upcoming inaugura...
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
WATCH LIVE: Field of Flags, a public art display celebrating Biden's inauguration
PBS, 19 Jan 2021
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