Sunday, Jan 17, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Joe Biden: first President with a stammer
BBC, 12 Jan 2021
When Joe Biden becomes President next week he will be the first to attain the highest US office after overcoming a stammer.
It's a condition that's believed to affect around 3% of the world's population.
Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Felicity Baker, who has personal experience of dealing with a stammer and the challenges that involves.
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Cyprus cats out in the cold as pandemic bites
AFP, 17 Jan 2021
At a cat sanctuary set in picturesque hills near Paphos, on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, volunteers are grappling with a surge in abandonments they blame on the coronavir...
Nightly News Full Broadcast (January 16th)
NBC, 17 Jan 2021
More than 100 individuals involved in Capitol riots arrested,
Moscow snowstorm continues for 3rd day
CA, 17 Jan 2021
Heavy snow continued to fall in Moscow, Russia on Saturday, two days after the city was hit with its first snowstorm of 2021.
Climate scientists sound the alarm on a climate "tipping point"
CBS, 17 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden has promised to rejoin the Paris Agreement and to implement policy addressing climate change.
Biden plans flurry of Day One executive actions
Reuters, 17 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden will cap a busy day of inauguration pageantry by using the powers of his new office to push policy changes on housing, student loans, climate change an...
Iran holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill
RT, 17 Jan 2021
Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has successfully destroyed naval targets amid massive military drills.
Where do Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner go from here?
CNN, 17 Jan 2021
CNN's Kate Bennett reports Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are trying to figure out where to go next.
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode January 16, 2021
PBS, 17 Jan 2021
On this edition for Saturday, January 16, state capitals brace for more potential protests in the lead-up to Biden’s inauguration, the Capitol Hill siege, its participants, and ...
Airports warn could close permanently without financial support
ITV, 17 Jan 2021
Britain's aviation industry is warning that airports, as well
AP Top Stories Jan. 16 5P
AP, 17 Jan 2021
Here are the top stories for Saturday, Jan. 16: Biden: Advisers to lead with 'science and truth'; Vaccination drive kicks off in various Indian cities; Thousands protest in Vien...
Tracking down the militia among the 'Oath Keepers' who stormed the US Capitol
Sky, 17 Jan 2021
Sky's Alex Crawford tries to track down members of the armed militia group the Oath Keepers, who helped storm the US Capitol.
Man with gun, unauthorized inauguration credentials arrested in Washington: Police
FOX, 17 Jan 2021
Fox News correspondent Mike Tobin reports on the armed man who was arrested in Washington, DC on Friday.
'I feel wronged': US Capitol rioter asks Donald Trump for pardon
Guardian, 17 Jan 2021
Jenna Ryan, a Texas real estate broker who took a private jet to Washington to join the attack on the US Capitol, pleaded with Donald Trump to pardon her after she was arrested ...
'It isn't a problem': France begins 6pm curfew in bid to curb coronavirus infections
Telegraph, 17 Jan 2021
It was time to close shop early and head home in France on Saturday evening (January 16) as a new 6pm curfew intended to help stem the spread of coronavirus infections, especial...
Ugandan President Museveni wins sixth term as vote rigging alleged
FRANCE24, 17 Jan 2021
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni won a decisive re-election victory on Saturday, elections officials said, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud and said citize...
Looking back at the impact of Trump's Islamic restrictions
Al Jazeera, 17 Jan 2021
One week after taking office US President Donald Trump enacted his so-called "Muslim travel ban".
Bosnia: Lipa's refugees battle freezing conditions | Focus on Europe
DW, 17 Jan 2021
Thousands of refugees are still living under catastrophic conditions in Bosnia. Aid from the EU worth millions of euros has not reached them.
Why Toyota, Honda, And Nissan Continue To Bet On Sports Cars
CNBC, 17 Jan 2021
Among many car fans, the 1990s are considered the golden age of Japanese sports cars with standouts including the Toyota Supra, Acura NSX, Mazda R-X7, Nissan 300ZX, Mitsubishi 3...
Live: Changchun Ice and Snow New World – Ep. 14
CGTN, 16 Jan 2021
Changchun Ice and Snow New World in northeast China's Jilin Province is a winter paradise for tourists.
Covid vaccination: A 'bittersweet' moment for India's health workers
BBC, 16 Jan 2021
Front-line workers - from doctors, nurses and hospital assistants to those working in sanitation - are among the first Indians to get vaccinated against Covid-19.