Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021
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HSBC Grooms Leaders for China Push
Bloomberg, 13 Jan 2021
Jan.12 -- HSBC Holdings Plc is increasingly pinning its future on China, grooming a set of well-connected bankers to navigate its delicate relationship with ...
Strong explosion rocks building in central Madrid, at least two dead
AFP, 20 Jan 2021
Madrid emergency services rush to the site of a strong explosion in Madrid that has killed at least two people.
Watch President Trump's final White House departure
CNN, 20 Jan 2021
President Donald Trump departs the White House one last time before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. #CNN #News
Tight security in Washington DC ahead of Biden inauguration
BBC, 20 Jan 2021
In the aftermath of Capitol riots, Washington DC is preparing for Joe Biden’s inauguration with extreme security measures.
Trump says goodbye, vows to 'be back in some form'
AP, 20 Jan 2021
President Donald Trump delivered his final remarks as the nation's 45th president from Joint Base Andrews Wednesday before boarding Air Force One for a flight to his Florida home.
Trump Pardons Do Not Include Family Or Attorney Rudy Giuliani | NBC News NOW
NBC, 20 Jan 2021
With just hours left on the job, President Trump issued nearly 150 pardons and commutations, including his former campaign adviser and chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and rapper...
WorldView: Italy's PM wins crucial vote to stay in power; Jack Ma makes first appearance in months
CBS, 20 Jan 2021
The Italian prime minister won a crucial vote in the country's Senate to stay in power.
Indian artists congratulate Biden, Harris
Reuters, 20 Jan 2021
Indian artists congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris through their unique art forms, ahead of the inauguration of the new administration...
Trump left a letter for Biden at the White House
FOX, 20 Jan 2021
Fox News was told President Trump left a letter for President-elect Joe Biden. Outgoing presidents traditionally leave a note for their successors.
4 Years of the Trump Presidency in 6 Minutes | NYT Politics
NYT, 20 Jan 2021
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WATCH: Biden attends Inauguration Day church service with family, Pelosi, McConnell
PBS, 20 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden attended a morning worship service Jan. 20 at Saint Matthew's Church in Washington ahead of his inauguration ceremony.
Navalny reveals investigation into "Putin's Palace"
DW, 20 Jan 2021
Who owns the sprawling palace complex, with its own amphitheatre, a teahouse and a helipad at the Black Sea? Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has released a two-hour video investig...
Trump pardons ex-aide Steve Bannon
CGTN, 20 Jan 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video U.S. President Donald Trump pardoned former White House aide Steve Bannon in the final hours of his presidency.
COVID outbreak, economy expected to top US President Biden's priorities
Al Jazeera, 20 Jan 2021
Incoming US President Joe Biden says combating the COVID-19 outbreak and the dire economy will be his top priorities.
Ursula Von Der Leyen says Europe has a 'friend in the White House' again
Guardian, 20 Jan 2021
The European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has said the EU, after four years, has a 'friend in the White House' ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.
US declares China has committed genocide in its treatment of Uygurs in Xinjiang
SCMP, 20 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of “genocide and crimes against humanity” for Bei...
Warzone: DC? | City flooded with troops ahead of inauguration
RT, 20 Jan 2021
Almost 200,000 flags have been placed on the National Mall in Washington instead of crowds ahead of Biden's inauguration as a prevention measure amid the ongoing pandemic.
On Day One, Biden to sign orders reversing Trump policies on climate, virus, immigration
FRANCE24, 20 Jan 2021
US President-elect Joe Biden plans to kick off his new administration Wednesday with orders to restore the United States to the Paris climate accord and the World Health Organiz...
Chopper's Politics Podcast: how do we honour our healthcare workers after the pandemic?
Telegraph, 20 Jan 2021
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Has Donald Trump made America great again? Looking back at his presidency
Sky, 20 Jan 2021
It's been a controversial presidential term with Donald Trump in the White House.
Buy the Dip in Equities, Sell the Rally in Dollar, StanChart's Brice Says
Bloomberg, 20 Jan 2021
Jan.20 -- Steve Brice, chief investment strategist at Standard