Thursday, Jan 28, 2021
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Are Australians really unsafe in Hong Kong?
SCMP, 01 Oct 2020
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SCMP Chief News Editor Yonden Lhatoo calls out Australian authorities for using travel warnings to play politics rather than protect citizens.
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President Biden vows climate change actions will create jobs
Reuters, 28 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden signed a raft of executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil and gas leases on federal land and cutting fossil fuel subsidies, as h...
Biden calls for action on climate change, but what can he get done?
CBS, 28 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden is rolling out his plan to address climate change and create green jobs.
Ted Cruz accuses the Biden administration of 'crawling into bed with China'
FOX, 28 Jan 2021
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, voices his concern over China's threat and Biden's direct actions that caused the loss of union jobs on 'Fox News Primetime' hosted by Maria Bartiromo.
Coronavirus: Lebanon security forces clash with protesters amid anti-lockdown demonstrations
CA, 28 Jan 2021
For a third night on Wednesday, Lebanon security forces clashed with protesters in Tripoli who are angry over a coronavirus lockdown.
IOC Says Fully Committed to Hold Tokyo Olympic Games
Bloomberg, 28 Jan 2021
Jan.27 -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach
Covid vaccine: Should BAME groups be prioritised? night
BBC, 28 Jan 2021
Statistics from England show more people from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups are dying from coronavirus than those from white ethnic groups.
Mothers leaving prison encounter uphill battle as they try reconnecting with family
PBS, 28 Jan 2021
Research has found that prisoners who maintain close contact with their family members while incarcerated have lower recidivism rates.
Family, celebrities mourn one-time home run king
AP, 28 Jan 2021
Hank Aaron, the former Atlanta Braves outfielder who shattered Babe Ruth’s home run record in 1974, was remembered by family and friends as not just a giant of Major League Base...
Teachers fight return to classrooms without proper safety measures
CNN, 28 Jan 2021
Teachers in Chicago fight for proper coronavirus safety measures as Chicago Public Schools is pushing to have kindergarten through eighth grade students return to classrooms.
Biden takes on big oil in fight against climate change
Sky, 28 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden moves towards shutting down the mining of fossil fuels in America as he signs executive orders to protect the environment.
US must lead world on climate crisis, says Biden
AFP, 28 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden says the United States must lead the global response to the climate crisis, as he prepares to sign a raft of orders aimed at curbing rising temperatures and ...
Covid: Inside Brazil's wards where patients are cared for in corridors by loved ones
ITV, 28 Jan 2021
Inside Brazil's wards where patients are cared for in corridors
Government hopes to vaccinate 40 million this year
FRANCE24, 28 Jan 2021
In tonight's edition: South Africa has still not managed to kick off a vaccination campaign even as there are concerns that the official death rate from the pandemic may be vast...
'We can't wait any longer': Biden announces plan to tackle 'existential' climate crisis
Guardian, 28 Jan 2021
In a sharp 180-degree turn from the Trump administration, Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to address the 'existential threat' of the climate crisis.
One of Indonesia's most active volcanoes erupts, spewing ash three kilometres away
SCMP, 28 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube One of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes, Mount Merapi on Java island, erupted on January 27, 2021.
Fireworks lit up the sky over St. Petersburg to mark 77th anniversary of End of Siege of Leningrad
RT, 28 Jan 2021
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Joe Biden: United States can't wait any longer to deal with climate crisis
Telegraph, 28 Jan 2021
US President Joe Biden is aiming to cut oil, gas and coal emissions and double energy production from offshore wind turbines through a series of executive orders.
🇨🇫Is CAR on the brink of outright war? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 28 Jan 2021
Tens of thousands of people in the Central African Republic have fled their homes in recent weeks amid assaults on cities and towns by an armed opposition coalition.
Trial Begins Against Italy’s Biggest, Notorious Organized Crime Group | NBC News NOW
NBC, 28 Jan 2021
NBC’s Claudio Lavanga reports on the charges faced by hundreds of members of Italy’s most powerful and violent crime group.
Trump's American Carnage: Frank Luntz (interview)
Frontline, 28 Jan 2021
Frank Luntz is a strategist and pollster who has worked on behalf of the Republican Party for nearly three decades.