Monday, Jan 18, 2021
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Trump to skip Biden inauguration as impeachment effort gathers pace
Sky, 09 Jan 2021
Donald Trump has said he will not be going to Joe Biden's inauguration later this month - as efforts to impeach him for a second time have gathered momentum.
The President-elect welcomed the snub, saying it was one of the few things they had ever agreed on.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi described Trump as 'dangerous' and 'unhinged', taking steps to prevent him from accessing the nuclear codes.
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Egypt unveils treasures found at ancient site
AFP, 18 Jan 2021
Egypt unveils ancient treasures found at the Saqqara archaeological site near Cairo, including sarcophagi over 3,000 years old.
Ugandan opposition will challenge election result
Reuters, 18 Jan 2021
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine’s party said on Sunday that it was preparing to challenge President Yoweri Museveni’s election win and condemned what it called the house arr...
Graham calls on Biden to 'stand down' on Trump impeachment
FOX, 18 Jan 2021
Senator Lindsey Graham weighs in on President-elect Biden's agenda and the riots at the US Capitol.
How long will Yoweri Musevini hold on to power? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 18 Jan 2021
One of Africa's longest-serving leaders is heading towards four decades in power after winning an election his opponent has branded a complete fraud.
Trump's Approval Rating Holding Steady At 43 Percent, With 55 Percent Disapproving | Meet The Press
NBC, 18 Jan 2021
After four years, our new NBC News poll of registered voters
Coronavirus: Tory, Ford tour mass vaccination site and deliver remarks | FULL
CA, 17 Jan 2021
Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Toronto Mayor John Tory toured the province's first mass vaccination site outside a hospital setting on Sunday.
Rep. Jamie Raskin: I'm not losing my son in 2020 and my country in 2021
CNN, 17 Jan 2021
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) lost his son to depression in 2020. CNN's Jake Tapper talks with him about having to deal with that tragedy in addition to leading the second impeachmen...
Caravan of Central American migrants heads toward US border
DW, 17 Jan 2021
Thousands of migrants from central America are gathering in Guatemala for an expected push north towards the United States.
Today in History for January 17th
AP, 17 Jan 2021
Highlights of Today in History: Benjamin Franklin is born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower gives his Farewell Address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born; ...
Hundreds of college students left stranded in Shijiazhuang
CGTN, 17 Jan 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Hundreds of college students were left stranded in Shijiazhuang when the city's outbound traffic was restricted earlier this month.
Every UK adult to be offered first dose of vaccine by September, says Raab
Guardian, 17 Jan 2021
The foreign secretary has said that every adult in the UK will be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September.
Glenn Greenwald to RT | Biden administration predictions
RT, 17 Jan 2021
America, Joe Biden says, “is back.” Beyond the sloganeering, journalist Glenn Greenwald reckons that means “militarism, imperialism, and corporatism,” he told RT’s Chris Hedges.
Troops pour into Washington DC as capital braces for unrest ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration
Telegraph, 17 Jan 2021
Security continued to be strengthened around Washington, D.C. on Saturday as tensions run high of possible threats ahead of the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Bi...
The man startling millions of starlings with lasers
BBC, 17 Jan 2021
Winter in Rome means starling season, when between one and four million of the birds gather in the Italian capital on their migration from Europe to Africa.
COVID-19: Remote learning holding pupils back
Sky, 17 Jan 2021
Half of children from disadvantaged backgrounds fear they'll miss out on the grades they deserve as a result of learning from home.
Hong Kong wheelchair climber Lai Chi-wai attempts to scale 320-meter skyscraper
SCMP, 17 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Lai Chi-wai was once one of the world’s best climbers, until a traffic accident left him a parapl...
Washington and cities across the US brace for violence ahead of inauguration
FRANCE24, 17 Jan 2021
Ten days after rioters breached the U.S. Capitol in a deadly attack that stunned the world, cities nationwide were girding for a potential new wave of violent protests over the ...
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.
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