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Asia Today: Australia OKs Pfizer vaccine, to…

Australia’s medical regulator has approved use of its first coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for inoculations to begin next month

What's Next For Donald Trump?

With his presidency coming to an end, what does the future hold for Donald Trump? Dr. Laura Belmonte, Professor of History at Virginia Tech, Matt Klink, GOP Strategist and Dr. Lincoln Mitchell of Columbia University weigh in.

Mitch Holthus’ historic call of Chiefs clinching…

Mitch Holthus’ historic call of Chiefs clinching Super Bowl berth will be forever remembered in Kansas City

Google Threatens to Shut Down Its Search Engine…

Google Threatens to Shut Down Its Search Engine in Australia. The company’s threat comes as the country drafts legislation that would benefit the news media if it becomes law. . Google’s main issue with the proposal is that it “would require payments simply for links and snippets just to news results in Search.”. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison responded to Google’s warning at a press conference on Friday. Australia makes our rules for things you can do in Australia … we don't respond to threats, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, via press conference. Google has proposed changes to the code, including the expansion of its program, News Showcase, which aims to pay publishers more than $1 billion over the next three years

Turkey passes 25,000 COVID-19-related deaths

The Turkish health ministry says the country has seen more than 25,000 COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the outbreak in March

Chaos At The Capitol

As congress convened to certify the victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris a mob descended on the capitol in an attempt to block the confirmation. We unpick the events of the closing act of the Trump presidency.

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Netflix's Shuffle Play Feature Will Officially…

Netflix's Shuffle Play Feature Will Officially Launch This Year. According to 'Variety,' the streaming service announced that the new feature will launch in the first half of 2021. "Shuffle Play" was tested on the platform last year. It works by playing random content based on your viewing history. According to Greg Peters, Netflix's COO and chief product officer, . "Shuffle Play" will help users to "indicate to us that they just want to skip browsing entirely, click one button and we’ll pick a title for them just to instantly play.". Netflix intends to come up with a new name for the feature. We’re going to come up with something better than that, so stand by for this. You’ll see it when it rolls out, Greg Peters, Netflix's COO and chief product officer, via statement

White House begins talks with lawmakers on…

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package

Georgia Runoffs: Race To The Finish

Bringing a controversial election to a close and with control of the Senate hanging in the balance, all eyes were on the Peach State for the Georgia runoffs. We examine why this vote is so vital and hear from voters across the state on who they voted for.

Twitter Resets @POTUS Account for President Joe…

Twitter Resets @POTUS Account for President Joe Biden . When Donald Trump became president, he inherited President Barack Obama's Twitter followers via the official government account. This time around, Twitter has decided not to transfer the previous administration's followers to Joe Biden. Instead, those who follow “relevant Biden and Harris accounts” will be notified that they can follow @POTUS and @VP. In addition, @PresElectBiden has become @POTUS, @FLOTUSBiden has become @FLOTUS and @SenKamalaHarris has become @VP. A new account for Harris' husband, @SecondGentleman, is also live. Trump's official government account will be archived as @POTUS45. Twitter maintains that the new protocol gives users the choice to follow the new accounts. President Biden's digital director, Rob Flaherty, says the follower reset is "Absolutely, profoundly insufficient.". Facebook and Instagram intend to transfer all 11 million White House followers to the Biden administration. Less than an hour after being sworn in, Biden posted his first tweet

Scotland's leader vows to push for second…

Scotland’s leader says she intends to hold a “legal referendum” on independence from the U.K. if she wins Scottish elections scheduled for May

Vaccine Side-Effects? You Can't Sue

Pharmaceutical companies are now able to avoid liability when it comes to vaccines.

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'New Pokémon Snap' Release Date Announced

'New Pokémon Snap' Release Date Announced. The highly-anticipated game will be released on Nintendo Switch on April 30, 2021. In 'New Pokémon Snap,' players will be a photographer on an ecological survey in the Lental region. As you zoom around in a self-driving vehicle taking pictures of Pokémon, . Lental region expert Professor Mirror will evaluate your snaps as part of your score. You can also interact with Pokémon by throwing them Fluffruit. The original 'Pokémon Snap' game was released in 1999 for Nintendo 64. Pokémon is also celebrating its 25th anniversary

Estonia to get first female PM as government deal…

Estonia’s two biggest political parties say they have clinched a deal to form a new government to be led by a female prime minister for the first time in the Baltic country’s history, replacing the previous Cabinet that collapsed into a corruption scandal earlier this month

The Future of Movies & TV in 2021

After a difficult year, movie-watching may never be the same ever again.

YouTube Suspends Trump for at Least 7 Days

YouTube Suspends Trump for at Least 7 Days. The video-sharing platform is the latest to ban the president after a mob of Trump extremists stormed the Capitol last week. After review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump’s channel for violating our policies. , YouTube, via statement. It now has its 1st strike & is temporarily prevented from uploading new content for a *minimum* of 7 days, YouTube, via statement. The specific content that violated YouTube's policies was not specified. The company also said that it would be "indefinitely disabling comments" on the account. Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have also suspended Trump's accounts. In response to the censorship, Trump said the tech companies' actions were a "horrible thing for our country and to our country."

Indonesia says it has seized Iranian and…

Indonesian authorities say they have seized an Iranian tanker and Panamanian tanker suspected of carrying out the illegal transfer of oil in their country’s waters

Twitter Cracks Down on COVID-19 Misinformation

Twitter will now delete tweets which contain dangerous information about the coronavirus vaccine.

New Indiana Jones Video Game Teased by Bethesda…

New Indiana Jones Video Game Teased by Bethesda and Lucasfilm. Bethesda will collaborate with Lucasfilm Games and 'Wolfenstein: The New Order' developers Machine Games. A teaser was shared on Twitter. in which a hand picks up Indiana Jones' trademark hat, revealing a whip on a desk. One day before the game's announcement, Disney relaunched the Lucasfilm Games brand. 'Indiana Jones' video games date back to a 1982 Atari 2600 release and two adventure games from the late '80s and early '90s. 'Lego Indiana Jones 2' was released in 2009. A fifth 'Indiana Jones' movie will be released in 2022

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Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters…

Rioters have set blazes in the center of the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures

White House Holiday Traditions

From the Kennedy’s to the Obama’s, the inhabitants of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue have made the holiday’s their own. We take a look at holiday traditions of the past and present, including the Trump’s final Christmas in the White House.

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