Thursday, Jan 28, 2021
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Pompeo cites Iran's secret ties to al-Qaida
AP, 13 Jan 2021
Secretary of State on Monday accused Iran of having secret ties with the al-Qaida network and imposed new sanctions on several senior Iranian officials. (Jan. 12)
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Parkland survivor responds to video of Marjorie Taylor Greene confronting him with baseless claims
CNN, 28 Jan 2021
Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg speaks to CNN after a video of GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene confronting Hogg with baseless claims surfaced.
Finnish city launches ski-sharing program
Reuters, 28 Jan 2021
The Finnish city of Lahti has added ski trails in the city and rolled out what they say is the world's first urban ski-sharing system.
Coronavirus: WHO says vaccine makers working non-stop to plug supply gap
CA, 28 Jan 2021
The World Health Organization's Europe director Hans Kluge said on Thursday that vaccine manufacturers were working non-stop to plug shortfalls in supplies to countries struggli...
Moscow eases coronavirus restrictions, bars and clubs to stay open later
AFP, 28 Jan 2021
Russia's capital Moscow has eased Covid restrictions, citing the improving health situation, even as many countries tighten anti-virus measures.
Meet The Cabinet: Rep. Haaland Could Be First Native American Cabinet Secretary | NBC News NOW
NBC, 28 Jan 2021
Rep. Deb Haaland could become the first Native American cabinet secretary if confirmed as Interior secretary.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledges to restore American leadership, diplomacy
CBS, 28 Jan 2021
On his first day on the job, Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed to rebuild the diplomatic ranks and restore America's global engagement as President Biden presses "pause" o...
Are Biden's climate policies penalizing US energy industry?
FOX, 28 Jan 2021
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UN calls for help in Madagascar hunger crisis remain unanswered
DW, 28 Jan 2021
The UN's World Food Programme says there's been no international response to its plea for aid for Madagascar, where starvation looms in a worsening famine.
Navalny: Police detain brother, search home ahead of new protests
Al Jazeera, 28 Jan 2021
On Wednesday, police raided Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny's offices and the homes of his relatives and associates.
Can university students get a refund on their tuition fees?
ITV, 28 Jan 2021
Thousands of students are calling for refunds of tuition fees
France condemns its leaders’ COVID vaccine fail
RT, 28 Jan 2021
The ‘national failure’ to develop a COVID jab has left French politicians and medics fuming.
'Moan-a-lot': Jacob Rees-Mogg brands Nicola Sturgeon 'Moan-a-lot' for criticising PM's Scotland trip
Telegraph, 28 Jan 2021
Jacob Rees-Mogg has branded Nicola Sturgeon "Moan-a-lot" after she criticised the Prime Minister's trip to Scotland today.
Bernie Sanders' mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity
FRANCE24, 28 Jan 2021
About those wooly #mittens that #US Sen. #BernieSanders wore to the presidential inauguration, sparking endless quirky memes across social media? They've helped to raise $1.8 mi...
Live: Crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert in NW China – Ep. 10
CGTN, 28 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.
ShowBiz Minute: Leachman, Strahan, Sanders
AP, 28 Jan 2021
Stars pay tribute to Cloris Leachman; Michael Strahan tests positive for COVID-19; Bernie Sanders' mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity.
COVID-19: Tory MP who said NHS figures were being 'manipulated' refuses to apologise
Sky, 28 Jan 2021
A Conservative MP who claimed NHS figures were being manipulated to exaggerate the scale of the pandemic, has refused to apologise for his remarks.
Gove: Senior Tory MP ‘out of order’ for saying Covid data is manipulated
Guardian, 28 Jan 2021
Senior Tory Sir Desmond Swayne has been condemned as “completely out of order” by cabinet minister Michael Gove.
UBS’s Weber on Orcel's Deferred Pay: `It’s Leave, Lose'
Bloomberg, 28 Jan 2021
Jan.28 -- UBS Group AG Chairman Axel Weber signaled the bank
LIVE: Watch the latest Vision China event!
CD, 28 Jan 2021
LIVE: Watch the latest Vision China event! The theme is "Moving Forward: The Future of China-US Relations".
Elderly woman DJ becomes online sensation in China
SCMP, 28 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A 66-year-old woman in central China’s Hunan province has caused a stir online for her double lif...