Theresa May: PM's foreign aid cut damaged UK's moral leadership, says predecessor

Published: 2021-01-20 03:52:18 UTC

[BBC News] The UK has not always "lived up to its values" under Boris Johnson, his predecessor Theresa May says.

DOJ Inquiry Into Sen. Richard Burr’s Stock Trades Ends Without Charges

Published: 2021-01-20 02:21:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Transactions were made by the lawmaker in advance of Covid-19 market turmoil last year

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's farewell falsehoods

Published: 2021-01-20 01:11:11 UTC

[Associated Press] On his way out, President Donald Trump claimed credit for things he didn't do and twisted his record on jobs, taxes, the pandemic and much more. Falsehoods suffused his farewell remarks to the...

Justice Dept. won't charge Sen. Burr over stock sales

Published: 2021-01-20 00:55:26 UTC

[Associated Press] WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Richard Burr said Tuesday that the Justice Department has told him it will not prosecute him over stock sales made during the coronavirus pandemic, ending an insider trading...

Biden’s top cabinet nominees promise break from Trump worldview

Published: 2021-01-19 23:57:05 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken says US to end support for Saudi-led forces in Yemen, renew Iran nuclear deal.

Kamala Harris: Vice president and Democratic Party heir apparent?

Published: 2021-01-19 23:47:45 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Harris will make history on Wednesday and will be closely watched as the possible future of the Democratic Party.

US prosecutors say militia members conspired in Capitol riot

Published: 2021-01-19 23:25:15 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Three people linked to a far-right US militia group are facing federal charges in relation to deadly riot at US Capitol.

Donald Trump's farewell: We did what we came to do

Published: 2021-01-19 23:07:22 UTC

[BBC News] "We did what we came to do - and so much more," Mr Trump says, a day before he leaves office.

US: China 'committed genocide against Uighurs'

Published: 2021-01-19 22:52:20 UTC

[BBC News] The declaration comes a day before the Trump administration hands over to President-elect Joe Biden.

From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebs join inaugural

Published: 2021-01-19 22:07:55 UTC

[Associated Press] Like so much this past year, the inaugural celebration will be like no other: pared down, distanced, much of it virtual. But for actor Christopher Jackson — the original George Washington in...


Published: 2021-01-19 22:02:00 UTC


Trump, in farewell address, says movement ‘only just beginning’

Published: 2021-01-19 21:53:04 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] On his final full day in office, US President Donald Trump hails the ‘achievements’ of his ‘America First’ platform.

Twelve National Guard troops pulled from inauguration

Published: 2021-01-19 21:20:37 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Their removal comes as the FBI works to vet all 25,000 National Guard troops for Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday.

Netflix Tops 200 Million Subscribers for the First Time

Published: 2021-01-19 21:15:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Streaming giant said it added a record 37 million subscribers in 2020

Biden to block Trump's Covid rule change on president's final day in office

Published: 2021-01-19 21:07:31 UTC

[BBC News] The outgoing president wanted to lift travel bans on visitors from much of Europe and Brazil.

US hits another grim milestone as COVID deaths surpass 400,000

Published: 2021-01-19 20:54:15 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] US surpasses mark of 400,000 COVID-19 deaths on eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Pink seesaws at US-Mexico wall win design award

Published: 2021-01-19 19:52:30 UTC

[BBC News] The installation allowed children to play together from both sides of the US-Mexico border.

Duchess of Sussex's father says a letter she wrote 'criticised' him

Published: 2021-01-19 19:52:24 UTC

[BBC News] The Duchess of Sussex is suing the Mail on Sunday over publication of the letter to Thomas Markle.

Why is President Putin submerging himself in icy water?

Published: 2021-01-19 19:52:20 UTC

[BBC News] Orthodox Christians, Putin among them, take an icy dip to commemorate a special day.

'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

Published: 2021-01-19 19:49:46 UTC

[Associated Press] As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus...


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