Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021
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COVID-19: UK reports highest ever number of daily coronavirus deaths
Sky, 08 Jan 2021
The UK has reported its highest daily increase in the number of COVID-related deaths of the pandemic, with 1,325 fatalities.
Government figures also show the UK recorded 68,053 new coronavirus cases - the highest daily total of the pandemic so far.
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Biden signs executive order overturning Trump ban on transgender US troops
AFP, 26 Jan 2021
US President Joe Biden signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House that overturns Donald Trump's ban on transgender personnel serving in the military, saying ...
President Biden delivers remarks on American manufacturing, signs executive order
CBS, 26 Jan 2021
President Biden delivered remarks on American manufacturing as he begins his first full week in office.
Biden to sign executive order on American manufacturing
FOX, 26 Jan 2021
President Biden will deliver remarks and sign an executive order on American manufacturing.
Live: Biden Delivers Remarks On Strengthening American Manufacturing | NBC News
NBC, 26 Jan 2021
Watch live coverage as President Joe Biden delivers remarks on strengthening American manufacturing, and signs an executive order.
WATCH LIVE: Biden gives remarks on strengthening American manufacturing
PBS, 26 Jan 2021
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Humberto: Phoenix's First Hispanic Postmaster | Cause of Life - NYT Opinion
NYT, 26 Jan 2021
A hard-working bricklayer from the projects, Humberto Trujillo helped build the main Phoenix post office — and rose to become his city’s first Hispanic postmaster.
Explainer: What happens at Vietnam's Communist congress?
Reuters, 26 Jan 2021
Vietnam – one of the world's five remaining communist countries, is about to pick its new leaders.
Ontario sees under 2,000 new COVID-19 cases as Canada marks 1 year since 1st case identified | FULL
CA, 26 Jan 2021
Ontario's chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams and Dr. Vanessa Allen, Chief, Medical Microbiology, Public Health Ontario Laboratory, delivered an update on the pro...
Lawyer: Men accusing Chicago priest of abuse want truth
AP, 26 Jan 2021
The lawyer for two brothers who are accusing a nationally known activist Chicago priest of abuse decades ago says the men just want truth.
What happens if a healthcare worker refuses the COVID vaccine? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 26 Jan 2021
A small but significant number of healthcare workers in several countries including the US, Germany and India are refusing to take a Covid-19 vaccine despite being at high risk ...
Brazil: Reforestation to replenish water supplies | Global Ideas
DW, 26 Jan 2021
Deforestation has left only 20 percent of the once gigantic Atlantic Forest. Cities such as São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro depend on the rainforest for their water supplies.
Ex-GOP senator: No future for Republicans with Trumpism
CNN, 26 Jan 2021
Former Republican Arizona Senator Jeff Flake discusses the future of the GOP in the wake of former President Donald Trump and reacts to being censured along with Gov.
Chinese and Indian troops ‘clash’ in disputed border area
BBC, 25 Jan 2021
Chinese and Indian troops have reportedly clashed in a disputed border area, with injuries on both sides, Indian media say.
China reports 124 new Covid-19 cases, workers rush to complete quarantine sites
SCMP, 25 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China confirmed 124 new Covid-19 cases on January 24, 2020.
France to decide on possible 3rd lockdown amid rise in new Covid-19 variants cases
FRANCE24, 25 Jan 2021
The French government is considering whether or not to impose a third national lockdown.
Jab deliveries could fall by 60% | EU 'deeply dissatisfied' with AstraZeneca vaccine shortages
RT, 25 Jan 2021
AstraZeneca has warned the EU’s executive that there will be
Boris Johnson: Government 'looking at potential of relaxing some measures' before mid-February
Telegraph, 25 Jan 2021
Boris Johnson has revealed the Government will be "looking at the potential of relaxing some measures" before mid-February, however could not guarantee schools returning before ...
Boris Johnson: schools 'priority' but no date on reopening
Guardian, 25 Jan 2021
The prime minister refused to say when schools in England might reopen, adding they would be a priority once Covid infection rates came down.
Live: Crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert in NW China – Ep. 7
CGTN, 25 Jan 2021
Crescent Lake, also known as Yueya Spring, is a crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert, six kilometers south of #Dunhuang in Gansu Province, northwestern China.
France's Moreno Calls for More Women on Boards
Bloomberg, 25 Jan 2021
Jan.25 -- Elisabeth Moreno, France's equality minister, discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the most vulnerable.