Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021
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COVID-19: 'Ambulance delays at scale never seen before'
Sky, 10 Jan 2021
The Chief Executive of the College of Paramedics Tracy Nicholls has told Sky's Sophy Ridge that paramedics are struggling to keep up with demand.
Some patients experiencing non-life threatening symptoms such as stomach pains or falls have waited up to 10 hours for an ambulance in 'high pressure areas'.
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AP, 19 Jan 2021
Here's the latest for Monday, Jan. 18: Security is tight and Washington on edge before the inauguration; Joe Biden and Kamala Harris participate in MLK Day service projects; Cor...
'The Five' slam ex-Facebook executive's calls for more conservative censorship
FOX, 19 Jan 2021
Big Tech and the media are calling for more conservative censorship and Katie Couric says GOP lawmakers need to be 'reprogrammed'; 'The Five' reacts.
New York Gov. Cuomo Requests Covid Vaccine Directly From Pfizer To Increase Supply | NBC News NOW
NBC, 19 Jan 2021
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged the federal government to increase the supply of the Covid -19 vaccine.
New book explores Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on the 1960 election
CBS, 19 Jan 2021
"Nine Days: The Race to Save Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life and Win the 1960 Election" is a new book written by father and son Stephen Kendrick and Paul Kendrick.
Uganda's Bobi Wine says troops raided party offices – News
Reuters, 19 Jan 2021
Uganda's main opposition party leader Bobi Wine said that the military raided his party headquarters as staff tried to prepare a legal challenge to President Yoweri Museveni’s d...
Russians in Vladivostok brave icy waters for Orthodox Epiphany
AFP, 19 Jan 2021
Russian Orthodox Christians brave freezing temperatures for a dip in icy waters to celebrate Epiphany, which commemorates Christ's baptism in the River Jordan.
3 Days that Stopped the World | Al Jazeera Investigations
Al Jazeera, 19 Jan 2021
Mid January, 2020. Two Chinese journalists were sent to Wuhan to investigate a mysterious virus outbreak.
Coronavirus: Germans brace for tougher COVID-19 restrictions out of fear for virus variants
CA, 19 Jan 2021
Although measures to contain the coronavirus appear to have started to have an effect in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's 16 state premiers are discussing more re...
WATCH: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performs COVID tribute
PBS, 19 Jan 2021
Beginning with a single B flat, Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings” is a piece of music often associated with mourning.
Vaccination rates highlight divide between Israelis and Palestinians
CNN, 18 Jan 2021
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on track to meet his claim of inoculating Israel's entire 9 million population by the end of March.
Which treatments are most effective against COVID-19? | COVID-19 Special
DW, 18 Jan 2021
While everyone's focused on COVID-19 vaccines, what about a cure or treatment for those infected with coronavirus or those of us who could still catch it? Especially as a second...
Guatemala blocks thousands of people bound for US
BBC, 18 Jan 2021
A group of US-bound Central American migrants has been met with truncheons and tear gas in Guatemala as they attempt to travel on to Mexico, and then the US border.
Manaus residents wash Brazilian city's streets to fight COVID-19
CGTN, 18 Jan 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-01-18/Manaus-residents-wash-Brazilian-city-s-streets-to-fight-COVID-19-X9Jzf50iJy/index.html On January 17, residents of the city of Ma...
Miners in China trapped by explosion send note to rescuers
Guardian, 18 Jan 2021
Workers trapped in a gold mine after an explosion at the site in eastern China on 10 January have sent a written note to the surface saying that 12 of the miners trapped undergr...
Jab gap | Second COVID jab wait in UK may exceed 12 weeks
RT, 18 Jan 2021
The UK's Dominic Raab has sparked outrage, after hinting that a previously announced 12-week wait for the second COVID vaccine may be even longer.
The deplatforming phenomenon
FRANCE24, 18 Jan 2021
In this edition, we look more closely at the digital insurrection
'A sense of impending doom': NHS doctors on what it's like to be on the Covid-19 frontline
Telegraph, 18 Jan 2021
"We are used to dealing with illness and death", Dr Sonia Adesara says, "what we're not used to dealing with is so much of it".
Explaining China's five Covid vaccines, test results and global distribution plans
SCMP, 18 Jan 2021
Analysis and comparison of China's five Covid-19 vaccines now in the final phase of testing, and where they are being distributed around the world.
What next for the Republican Party after Trump's presidency?
Sky, 18 Jan 2021
Donald Trump has not only divided much of America, he also split opinion within the Republican Party.
China’s Growth Beats Estimates
Bloomberg, 18 Jan 2021
Jan.18 -- The latest data out of China confirms that the country's