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The Washington Times2022-01-18 12:07:45.3511828

Special Section: History As It Happens Podcast Author: The Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com
This is a podcast for people who want to think historically about current events. History As It Happens, hosted by award-winning broadcaster Martin Di Caro, features interviews with today’s top scholars and thinkers, interwoven with audio from history’s archi… ...Read full article

Sanders turns up heat on Manchin, Sinema with tweet on voting rights bills

Fox News2022-01-18 12:07:22.7318118

Sanders turns up heat on Manchin, Sinema with tweet on voting rights bills Author: Fox News
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took to Twitter Monday to call out two colleagues by name in the Democrat effort to change the Senate’s filibuster rule to pass the party’s voting rights bills. ...Read full article

‘Fire on ice’: Jamaica to send 3 bobsled teams to Beijing Games

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 11:56:13

‘Fire on ice’: Jamaica to send 3 bobsled teams to Beijing Games Author: Al Jazeera
The Caribbean nation will send a four-man sled team to games for first time since first qualifying for event in 1988. ...Read full article

UK peers vote in favour of making misogyny a hate crime

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 11:47:23

UK peers vote in favour of making misogyny a hate crime Author: Al Jazeera
Move comes as the House of Lords delivers string of defeats to the government on controversial police and crime bill. ...Read full article

Tuesday briefing: Rapid tests; Florida’s election police force plan; how the Texas hostages escaped; Betty White’s 100th; and more

The Washington Post2022-01-18 11:46:42

Tuesday briefing: Rapid tests; Florida’s election police force plan; how the Texas hostages escaped; Betty White’s 100th; and more Author: Tess Homan
Catch up in minutes with these 7 stories. ...Read full article

It's an 'open question' whether omicron is final wave, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates

USA Today2022-01-18 11:37:46+00:00

It's an 'open question' whether omicron is final wave, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates Author:
Omicron's contagiousness and low mortality rates have some hoping it may be the final wave of the pandemic. Latest COVID-19 updates. ...Read full article

My2022: Beijing Olympics app vulnerable to data breaches, analysts warn

BBC News2022-01-18 11:37:26.1980958

My2022: Beijing Olympics app vulnerable to data breaches, analysts warn Author: BBC News
A mandatory Covid-monitoring app to be used by all Games attendees has security risks, analysts warn. ...Read full article

Texas synagogue hostage taker was known to MI5

BBC News2022-01-18 11:37:23.1832205

Texas synagogue hostage taker was known to MI5 Author: BBC News
Malik Faisal Akram, who took four people hostage in the US, was investigated in 2020 by UK services. ...Read full article

Houthi drone attacks expose UAE vulnerabilities, say analysts

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 11:36:43

Houthi drone attacks expose UAE vulnerabilities, say analysts Author: Arwa Ibrahim
Houthi attack jeopardises the UAE’s reputation as a haven for tourism and trade and pushes it towards caution with Iran. ...Read full article

The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Voting rights week for Democrats (again) | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-18 11:22:35

The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Voting rights week for Democrats (again) | TheHill Author: Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver
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Islands devastated by deadly tsunami, Tonga says

BBC News2022-01-18 11:22:21.6583183

Islands devastated by deadly tsunami, Tonga says Author: BBC News
Tonga's government gives its first statement since a volcanic eruption caused a deadly tsunami to hit the island nation. ...Read full article

Live updates: The coronavirus pandemic and the Omicron variant

CNN2022-01-18 11:08:32

Live updates: The coronavirus pandemic and the Omicron variant Author: By Jack Guy and Ed Upright, CNN
Australia reports its deadliest day of the Covid-19 pandemic so far. Follow here for the latest news updates. ...Read full article

Australian Open: Raducanu makes Grand Slam return after New York triumph - radio & text

BBC News2022-01-18 11:07:28.4060537

Australian Open: Raducanu makes Grand Slam return after New York triumph - radio & text Author: BBC Sport
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra commentary and live text updates from day two of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park. ...Read full article

Exclusive: U.S. examining Alibaba's cloud unit for national security risks

Reuters2022-01-18 11:05:14

Exclusive: U.S. examining Alibaba's cloud unit for national security risks Author:
The Biden administration is reviewing e-commerce giant Alibaba's cloud business to determine whether it poses a risk to U.S. national security, according to three people briefed on the matter, as the government ramps up scrutiny of Chinese technology companie… ...Read full article

Democrats ponder Plan B strategy to circumvent voting-rights filibuster | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-18 11:01:06

Democrats ponder Plan B strategy to circumvent voting-rights filibuster | TheHill Author: Alexander Bolton
Senate Democrats are scrambling for a Plan B to pass voting rights legislation after Sens. Kyrste... ...Read full article

The Memo: Blame game intensifies over nation's divide | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-18 11:01:02

The Memo: Blame game intensifies over nation's divide | TheHill Author: Niall Stanage
President Biden campaigned for the White House on a promise to heal “the soul of America.”... ...Read full article

Trump-DeSantis tensions ratchet up | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-18 11:00:58

Trump-DeSantis tensions ratchet up | TheHill Author: Max Greenwood
The long-simmering tensions between former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (... ...Read full article

Should the government control the price of food and gas?

CNN2022-01-18 10:57:24

Should the government control the price of food and gas? Author: Charles Riley, CNN Business
People are paying a lot more for food, gas, cars and services, and inflation isn't over yet as the pandemic continues to distort the economy. So should governments consider setting the price of essential goods? ...Read full article

Large 'potentially hazardous' asteroid passing by Earth on Tuesday

Fox News2022-01-18 10:52:20.2807344

Large 'potentially hazardous' asteroid passing by Earth on Tuesday Author: Fox News
Astronomers are tracking a large and "potentially hazardous" asteroid that is set to make a relatively close pass by the Earth on Tuesday. ...Read full article

French skier investigated over collision with British girl

BBC News2022-01-18 10:37:19.976857

French skier investigated over collision with British girl Author: BBC News
A skier who hit a five-year-old in the French Alps who then died faces a possible charge of manslaughter. ...Read full article

Michael Phelps says controversy surrounding Lia Thomas is 'very complicated,' calls for level playing field

Fox News2022-01-18 10:37:19.4769814

Michael Phelps says controversy surrounding Lia Thomas is 'very complicated,' calls for level playing field Author: Fox News
Michael Phelps reacted to the growing debate surrounding University of Pennsylvania transgender swimmer Lia Thomas last week, calling the issue "very complicated," while noting that sports need an "even playing field" to be fair. ...Read full article

Israeli police accused of using Pegasus spyware on domestic opponents of Netanyahu

The Washington Post2022-01-18 10:34:00

Israeli police accused of using Pegasus spyware on domestic opponents of Netanyahu Author: Shira Rubin
Police have denied the investigation from an Israeli outlet that the military-grade spy software is being used against Israel's own citizens. ...Read full article

‘They’ve covered it up’: Backlash swells over Peace Corps worker’s involvement in death in Africa

USA Today2022-01-18 10:30:08+00:00

‘They’ve covered it up’: Backlash swells over Peace Corps worker’s involvement in death in Africa Author:
The top police official in Tanzania said he was unaware of Rabia Issa's death until this month and has asked his team to open an investigation. ...Read full article

Majority of states' laws treat sexual assault perpetrators differently if victims drank

USA Today2022-01-18 10:27:14+00:00

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USA TODAY analysis finds 27 states have laws that treat sexual assault perpetrators differently, based on how victims became incapacitated. ...Read full article

Muslim girls wearing Hijab barred from attending classes in India

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 10:16:33

Muslim girls wearing Hijab barred from attending classes in India Author: Al Jazeera
Group of Muslim students at government college in Karnataka has been forced to sit outside the classroom for weeks now. ...Read full article

Democrats put renewed focus on voting rights: What happened in 2021, and where do reforms stand now?

USA Today2022-01-18 10:01:09+00:00

Democrats put renewed focus on voting rights: What happened in 2021, and where do reforms stand now? Author:
President Joe Biden and Democrats have turned their attention to voting rights as other parts of their agenda have stalled and ahead of the midterms. ...Read full article

Tonga races to prevent a ‘tsunami of covid’ as rescue efforts begin after underwater volcano disaster

The Washington Post2022-01-18 09:47:40

Tonga races to prevent a ‘tsunami of covid’ as rescue efforts begin after underwater volcano disaster Author: Rachel Pannett, Michael E. Miller, Frances Vinall
Aid deliveries are headed to the Pacific kingdom as it grapples with the hazards of volcano ash and an apparent shortage of clean drinking water. ...Read full article

US airlines warn of 5G flight disruption

BBC News2022-01-18 09:37:21.2899423

US airlines warn of 5G flight disruption Author: BBC News
Airlines fear the new mobile phone signals will hit navigation systems, especially in bad weather. ...Read full article

Indonesia names new capital Nusantara as MPs back relocation

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 09:32:48

Indonesia names new capital Nusantara as MPs back relocation Author: Al Jazeera
President Joko Widodo chooses Nusantara as the name for the new capital that will replace polluted, sinking Jakarta. ...Read full article

Covid-19 live updates: Don’t count on omicron ending the pandemic, Fauci says

The Washington Post2022-01-18 09:18:59

Covid-19 live updates: Don’t count on omicron ending the pandemic, Fauci says Author: Andrew Jeong
And the U.S. surgeon general says: “We shouldn’t expect a national peak in the next coming days." ...Read full article

The Rock's T-Rex skull on 'ManningCast' raises questions over whether it's real historic fossil

Fox News2022-01-18 08:52:19.6111662

The Rock's T-Rex skull on 'ManningCast' raises questions over whether it's real historic fossil Author: Fox News
Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson appeared on the “ManningCast” during the NFC wild-card playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals on Monday night. ...Read full article

Rescue workers search for survivors after deadly Afghan quake

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 08:43:56

Rescue workers search for survivors after deadly Afghan quake Author: Al Jazeera
At least 26 people have been killed and hundreds of houses damaged after a magnitude 5.3 quake jolted Badghis province. ...Read full article

The body of an LGBTQ advocate and brother of a former Miami mayor has been discovered in a landfill

CNN2022-01-18 08:39:02

The body of an LGBTQ advocate and brother of a former Miami mayor has been discovered in a landfill Author: Amy Simonson, CNN
The death of an LGBTQ advocate and brother of a former Miami mayor is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said, after his body was discovered in a Florida landfill. ...Read full article

New satellite images show Tonga communities covered in ash - CNN Video

CNN2022-01-18 08:37:37.0837318

New satellite images show Tonga communities covered in ash  - CNN Video Author:
Before and after satellite images looking down on Tonga's main island show communities covered in ash following the eruption of a nearby underwater volcano that experts say was likely the biggest recorded anywhere on Earth in more than 30 years. ...Read full article

Video shows eruption that caused tsunami waves - CNN Video

CNN2022-01-18 08:37:25.8677721

Video shows eruption that caused tsunami waves - CNN Video Author:
A tsunami has hit Tonga's largest island, Tongatapu, after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted. ...Read full article

It's still too soon to tell if we are approaching the endemic phase of Covid-19, Fauci cautions

CNN2022-01-18 08:23:54

It's still too soon to tell if we are approaching the endemic phase of Covid-19, Fauci cautions Author: Travis Caldwell, CNN
As the US nears the start of a third year of the pandemic, many Americans are wondering when the ever-present disruptions Covid-19 has posed will diminish for good. But Dr. Anthony Fauci has cautioned that despite Omicron appearing to have less severe health … ...Read full article

Scientists warn Tonga eruption may damage environment for years

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 08:21:22

Scientists warn Tonga eruption may damage environment for years Author: Al Jazeera
Satellite images suggest the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai could cause long-lasting environmental damage. ...Read full article

Morning Bid: Tech trouble

Reuters2022-01-18 08:10:37

Morning Bid: Tech trouble Author:
A look at the day ahead from Sujata Rao. ...Read full article

Turkey Needs to Raise Rates to Combat Inflation

Bloomberg2022-01-18 08:00:11+00:00

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Here's what we know about the massive Pacific eruption and tsunami

CNN2022-01-18 07:53:25

Here's what we know about the massive Pacific eruption and tsunami Author: Helen Regan, CNN
The eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga on Saturday was likely the biggest recorded anywhere on the planet in more than 30 years, according to experts. ...Read full article

First images of disaster-hit Tonga show entire communities covered in thick ash

CNN2022-01-18 07:50:18

First images of disaster-hit Tonga show entire communities covered in thick ash Author: Rhea Mogul, Eric Cheung, Akanksha Sharma and Teele Rebane CNN
A thick layer of ash covering entire island communities can be seen in the first images of disaster-hit Tonga to emerge following what experts believe to be the world's biggest volcanic eruption in more than 30 years. ...Read full article

Volcano Eruption Tonga Post-Tsunami Warning: Satellite Images Show Island Damage

Bloomberg2022-01-18 07:31:00+00:00

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Vaccine mandates creating two-tiered society

Fox News2022-01-18 07:07:19.0547961

Vaccine mandates creating two-tiered society Author: Fox News
Joni McGary discusses fighting back against booster mandates at Dartmouth and the arguments against booster shots on college campuses on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’ ...Read full article

Is it legal? Website seeks to match unvaccinated with employers

Fox News2022-01-18 07:07:17.8988333

Is it legal? Website seeks to match unvaccinated with employers Author: Fox News
Attorneys Sarah Gounder and Robert Patillo discuss the potential implication of a website called RedBalloon on 'Fox News @ Night.' ...Read full article

Julius Erving, aka Dr. J, talks about NBA life in the 1980s

Associated Press2022-01-18 07:01:38

Julius Erving, aka Dr. J, talks about NBA life in the 1980s Author: JULIUS ERVING
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Hall of Famer Julius Erving, an NBA and ABA champion, is considered one of the greatest basketball players ever and one the greatest ambassadors of the game off the court. He is an 11-time NBA All-Star and league MVP. ...Read full article

Saudi-led coalition launches deadly air raids in Yemen’s Sanaa

Al Jazeera English2022-01-18 06:58:09

Saudi-led coalition launches deadly air raids in Yemen’s Sanaa Author: Al Jazeera
About 14 people were killed in the Yemeni capital a day after a suspected Houthi attack killed three people in the UAE. ...Read full article

After flying start, Stellantis must tackle Tesla and China

Reuters2022-01-18 06:31:16

After flying start, Stellantis must tackle Tesla and China Author:
If playing catch up with Tesla is what everyone in the auto industry is about then Stellantis, the company formed from the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot, has had a good start – its shares have far outpaced its U.S. rival in its inaugural year. ...Read full article

Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

Associated Press2022-01-18 06:10:23

Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters Author: JAMIE STENGLE, JAKE BLEIBERG and ERIC TUCKER
COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attack, and was dropped off at one by someone he appeared to know. ...Read full article

32 things we learned from 2021 NFL wild-card round: More excitement ahead?

USA Today2022-01-18 05:22:17+00:00

32 things we learned from 2021 NFL wild-card round: More excitement ahead? Author:
The NFL's expanded postseason field made for some ho-hum first matchups, but there's reason to believe more thrills are coming. ...Read full article

Race to cut carbon emissions splits U.S. states on nuclear

Associated Press2022-01-18 05:10:33

Race to cut carbon emissions splits U.S. states on nuclear Author: JENNIFER McDERMOTT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sources might not be enough to keep the lights on. ...Read full article

Sinema, Manchin slammed as Senate begins voting bill debate

Associated Press2022-01-18 05:09:45

Sinema, Manchin slammed as Senate begins voting bill debate Author: LISA MASCARO
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing stark criticism from civil rights leaders, senators return to Capitol Hill under intense pressure to change their rules and break a Republican filibuster that has hopelessly stalled voting legislation. ...Read full article

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats

Associated Press2022-01-18 05:08:16

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats Author: The Associated Press
Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office.He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to assume the presidency. ...Read full article

Hannity: 'Incompetent' Biden is universally disliked

Fox News2022-01-18 05:07:21.9727519

Hannity: 'Incompetent' Biden is universally disliked Author: Fox News
Sean Hannity blasts President Biden for failing on campaign promises and says he 'rarely works a full week' ...Read full article

Gutfeld blasts the left's social justice 'reform' amid increasing violent attacks

Fox News2022-01-18 05:07:20.6293372

Gutfeld blasts the left's social justice 'reform' amid increasing violent attacks Author: Fox News
Greg Gutfeld comments on recent attacks in Democratic cities and skyrocketing crime rates ...Read full article

Before pullout, watchdog warned of Afghan air force collapse

Associated Press2022-01-18 05:06:51

Before pullout, watchdog warned of Afghan air force collapse Author: KATHY GANNON
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Months before President Joe Biden announced the U.S.’s complete withdrawal from Afghanistan last year, Washington’s watchdog warned that the Afghan air force would collapse without critical American aid, training and maintenance. ...Read full article

Tarnished Gold: Illegal mining stokes Indigenous divisions

Associated Press2022-01-18 05:04:09

Tarnished Gold: Illegal mining stokes Indigenous divisions  Author: SAM COWIE
RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — The mining encampment that stretches across a mountainside in Brazil’s Amazon is dotted with plastic tarpaulin covers. Under them, dozens of men toil in rocky pits, excavating sacks of ore to be transpor… ...Read full article

The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games

Associated Press2022-01-18 05:01:43

The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games Author: STEPHEN WADE
Ai Weiwei is one of China's most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world's greatest living ones. Working with the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, he helped design the Bird's Nest Stadium, the centerpiece of Beijing's 2008 Summ… ...Read full article

Supply Chain Crisis Helped Shipping Companies Reap $150 Billion in 2021

Bloomberg2022-01-18 05:01:00+00:00

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North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship

Associated Press2022-01-18 04:21:22

North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship Author: KIM TONG-HYUNG
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grappling with pandemic difficulties and U.S.-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be reviving his 2017 playbook of nuclear and missile brinkmanship to wrest concessions from Washington and … ...Read full article

Demographic flatline will test China’s generosity

Reuters2022-01-18 04:11:07

Demographic flatline will test China’s generosity Author:
China’s population may have peaked in 2021, far earlier than expected. Beijing might prefer to continue to tackle root causes including high living costs, but a desire to prop up the economy in a key political year makes less disruptive fixes like cash subsid… ...Read full article

Senate Democrats call special caucus meeting ahead of filibuster fight | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-18 03:45:08

Senate Democrats call special caucus meeting ahead of filibuster fight | TheHill Author: Jordain Carney
Senate Democrats are convening a special, in-person caucus meeting on Tuesday as they brace for a... ...Read full article

Tucker: Media cannot deny the Biden calamity they created

Fox News2022-01-18 03:22:13.3238758

Tucker: Media cannot deny the Biden calamity they created Author: Fox News
'Tucker Carlson Tonight' host examines why Biden appears to be losing the left-wing media. ...Read full article

Hong Kong to kill 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

Associated Press2022-01-18 02:40:13

Hong Kong to kill 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19 Author: ZEN SOO
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will kill about 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several tested positive for the coronavirus at a pet store where an employee was also infected. ...Read full article

Virginia's new AG Jason Miyares announces major investigations within hours of taking office

Fox News2022-01-18 00:52:21.0556671

Virginia's new AG Jason Miyares announces major investigations within hours of taking office Author: Fox News
Virginia’s newly sworn-in AG Jason Miyares announced investigations into the Virginia Parole Board and Loudoun County Public Schools within hours of being sworn in while also reportedly gutting the Civil Rights division in his office. ...Read full article

Support for Australia PM's Coalition Falls Ahead of Elections

Bloomberg2022-01-18 00:47:00+00:00

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Agile Downgraded by S&P; Contagion Roars Back: Evergrande Update

Bloomberg2022-01-18 00:46:00+00:00

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Live updates: Rams face the Cardinals in first round of NFL playoffs

The Washington Post2022-01-18 00:45:35

Live updates: Rams face the Cardinals in first round of NFL playoffs Author: Mark Maske, Jerry Brewer
Matthew Stafford and the Rams host Kyler Murray and the Cardinals in the first round of the NFL playoffs. Follow along for live updates. ...Read full article

'If I find a body, I recover a piece of my son'

BBC News2022-01-18 00:07:22.4216554

'If I find a body, I recover a piece of my son' Author: BBC News
With nearly 100,000 disappeared people in Mexico, families have taken on the search themselves. ...Read full article

Schumer vows to push forward with filibuster change: 'The fight is not over' | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-17 23:19:34

Schumer vows to push forward with filibuster change: 'The fight is not over' | TheHill Author: Jordain Carney
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday vowed to move forward with a likely doo... ...Read full article

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Bloomberg2022-01-17 23:12:47+00:00

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Russia-Ukraine crisis: UK sending weapons to defend Ukraine, says defence secretary

BBC News2022-01-17 22:37:21.03748

Russia-Ukraine crisis: UK sending weapons to defend Ukraine, says defence secretary Author: BBC News
The defence secretary says he is sending short-range anti-tank missiles amid Russian invasion fears. ...Read full article

British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says

USA Today2022-01-17 22:27:16+00:00

British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says Author:
Angela Glover, 50, was killed trying to rescue dogs after a volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves to the Pacific nation of Tonga, her family says. ...Read full article

Significant damage reported on Tonga's main island after volcanic eruption

Reuters2022-01-17 22:04:47

Significant damage reported on Tonga's main island after volcanic eruption Author:
Significant damage was reported along the western coast of Tonga's main island on Tuesday and the death of a British woman was confirmed following the weekend's massive Read full article

Sanders calls out Manchin, Sinema ahead of filibuster showdown | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-17 21:10:44

Sanders calls out Manchin, Sinema ahead of filibuster showdown | TheHill Author: Jordain Carney
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday name-checked Democratic Sen... ...Read full article

Lawmakers coming under increased threats — sometimes from one another | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-17 21:08:03

Lawmakers coming under increased threats — sometimes from one another | TheHill Author: Rebecca Beitsch
A little over a year after the violent attack on the Capitol, threats targeting lawmakers have on... ...Read full article

They relied on rapid coronavirus tests to gather safely. Some wish they hadn’t.

The Washington Post2022-01-17 20:50:09

They relied on rapid coronavirus tests to gather safely. Some wish they hadn’t. Author: Katie Shepherd
False-negative results have caused frustration and even heartache for some people who later got back positive PCR results and now fear they may have infected others. ...Read full article

Special Section: The Unregulated Podcast

The Washington Times2022-01-17 20:37:29.1601085

Special Section: The Unregulated Podcast Author: The Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com
The Unregulated Podcast is hosted by Washington Times columnist, Mike McKenna and Tom Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance. Each week they dig into the latest in energy, politics, and anything else that is on their minds. ...Read full article

Special Section: The Rebellion Podcast

The Washington Times2022-01-17 20:37:28.457161

Special Section: The Rebellion Podcast Author: The Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com
Washington Times Opinion contributor Everett Piper shares his daily insights and analysis on the news of the day. “In times of universal deceit, Truth is the only rebellion left.” ...Read full article

Walensky says she will improve CDC messaging amid criticism | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-17 20:19:01

Walensky says she will improve CDC messaging amid criticism | TheHill Author: Nathaniel Weixel
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Wale... ...Read full article

What is behind the Houthi attacks in the UAE?

Al Jazeera English2022-01-17 19:42:58

What is behind the Houthi attacks in the UAE? Author: Abubakr Al-Shamahi
The UAE, a member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels, has largely avoided the Houthi firing line until now. ...Read full article

Timed Teaser: Who was Britney’s public row with?

BBC News2022-01-17 19:37:21.9644994

Timed Teaser: Who was Britney’s public row with? Author: BBC News
Test your knowledge of the news these last few days - 10 questions, 10 seconds each. Go! ...Read full article

Hispanic Caucus lawmaker won't attend meeting with VP Harris's new aide | TheHill

The Hill2022-01-17 19:09:45

Hispanic Caucus lawmaker won't attend meeting with VP Harris's new aide | TheHill Author: Rafael Bernal
Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) said Monday he won’t attend a meeting between congressional Hispanic D... ...Read full article

Israel Trial Suggests 4th Dose Not Warding Off Omicron Infection

Bloomberg2022-01-17 17:48:27+00:00

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Tonga volcano eruption likely not large enough to affect global climate, experts say

CNN2022-01-17 17:37:25

Tonga volcano eruption likely not large enough to affect global climate, experts say Author: Rachel Ramirez and Brandon Miller, CNN
The eruption near Tonga on Saturday was likely not large enough to impact global climate, experts tell CNN. ...Read full article

Opinion: The enormous Tonga volcano eruption was a once-in-a-millennium event

CNN2022-01-17 17:00:57

Opinion: The enormous Tonga volcano eruption was a once-in-a-millennium event Author: Opinion by Shane Cronin
The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Saturday was so large, it was a spectacle best appreciated from space. ...Read full article

Steve Schapiro, Prize-winning Photographer, Dies At 87

Bloomberg2022-01-17 16:29:34+00:00

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Dems lob racially charged attacks at party members who refuse to nuke Senate filibuster

The Washington Times2022-01-17 16:21:00

Dems lob racially charged attacks at party members who refuse to nuke Senate filibuster Author: Mica Soellner
Democrats are accusing fellow party members of perpetuating racism if they don't help blow up Senate rules to force through a partisan rewrite of the country's election laws. ...Read full article

UAE to Ask U.S. to Restore Houthi Terrorism Label After Attack

Bloomberg2022-01-17 16:19:03+00:00

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Democrats backing away from Manhattan DA's new soft-on-crime approach

The Washington Times2022-01-17 15:50:02

Democrats backing away from Manhattan DA's new soft-on-crime approach Author: Kerry Picket
Congressional Democrats from New York are distancing themselves from the Manhattan district attorney's "stay out of jail free" policy that downgrades some felonies and abandons prison sentences for other crimes, a move that is wildly unpopular with city polic… ...Read full article

Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes escape from gunman

BBC News2022-01-17 15:37:21.3616405

Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes escape from gunman Author: BBC News
British citizen Malik Faisal Akram died in the standoff with police after taking four hostages. ...Read full article

Petrobras, Novonor to Sell $1.5 Billion Braskem Stake

Bloomberg2022-01-17 14:32:34+00:00

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40% of guns traced from crimes in Central America came from U.S.

The Washington Times2022-01-17 14:21:00

40% of guns traced from crimes in Central America came from U.S. Author: Stephen Dinan
Thousands of firearms manufactured or bought in the U.S. end up being used in crimes in Central America, according to an audit released last week that found about half of the weapons are smuggled into the region and the others are exported legally and "divert… ...Read full article

Putin, Xi to highlight Russia-China summit while U.S. and allies diplomatically boycott Olympics

The Washington Times2022-01-17 12:19:51

Putin, Xi to highlight Russia-China summit while U.S. and allies diplomatically boycott Olympics Author: Guy Taylor
The U.S. and key allies will diplomatically boycott next month's Winter Olympics in China, but Russian President Vladimir Putin is poised to seize on the Games to spotlight strategic ties between Moscow and Beijing. ...Read full article

Suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi causes fire, kills three

Al Jazeera English2022-01-17 11:01:43

Suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi causes fire, kills three Author: Al Jazeera
Police say ‘small flying objects’ behind blast near oil storage facilities and fire at construction site near airport. ...Read full article

The left dreamed of remaking America. Now, it stares into the abyss as Biden’s plans wither.

The Washington Post2022-01-17 11:00:35

The left dreamed of remaking America. Now, it stares into the abyss as Biden’s plans wither. Author: Jeff Stein
In 2020, prominent liberals promised major changes to the safety net and climate policy. ...Read full article

More enslaved Africans came to the Americas through this port than anywhere else. Why have so few heard of it?

The Washington Post2022-01-17 11:00:24

More enslaved Africans came to the Americas through this port than anywhere else. Why have so few heard of it? Author: Terrence McCoy
The Valongo Wharf in Rio de Janeiro has been called the most important site associated with the arrival of enslaved Africans to the Americas. Prosecutors in Brazil accuse the government of neglecting its responsibility to preserve and develop it. ...Read full article

FBI investigating Texas synagogue attack as terrorism as U.K. takes two teens into custody

The Washington Post2022-01-17 10:47:55

FBI investigating Texas synagogue attack as terrorism as U.K. takes two teens into custody Author: Jennifer Hassan, William Booth
Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen, took a rabbi and three other people hostage in Colleyville, Tex. ...Read full article

Learning to live with COVID-19: World attempts make the virus a manageable nuisance

The Washington Times2022-01-17 10:23:00

Learning to live with COVID-19: World attempts make the virus a manageable nuisance Author: Tom Howell Jr.
U.S. and global leaders see 2020 as a transition year in the COVID-19 fight as they look to pivot from the hair-on-fire "pandemic" phase to an endemic chapter in which the virus is always around but managed like seasonal influenza. ...Read full article

You remember Oscar Robertson for triple-doubles. He recalls his fight for players’ rights.

The Washington Post2022-01-17 10:00:20

You remember Oscar Robertson for triple-doubles. He recalls his fight for players’ rights. Author: Michael Lee
Robertson's fight against the NBA-ABA merger resulted in the Oscar Robertson Rule, which pushed players toward free agency and helped establish the modern NBA. But it also cost him. ...Read full article

GOP primary candidates wrestle for Trump mantle in first volley of TV ad wars

The Washington Times2022-01-17 08:59:33

GOP primary candidates wrestle for Trump mantle in first volley of TV ad wars Author: Seth McLaughlin
Former President Donald Trump has emerged as the mainstay of campaign ads in the 2022 Republican primaries, with candidates battling over who is most allied with Mr. Trump and his America First agenda. ...Read full article

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