- 1. President Donald Trump on Monday lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions for much of Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Brazil, effective on January 26.
- 2. “By the middle of February, we expect half a million deaths in this country,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky said. She is the incoming director of the Centers for Disease Control.
- 3. Military nurses, tests coming to help hard-hit Arizona city.
- 4. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Trump Administration has failed to deliver enough Covid-19 vaccines to his state, so he wants to buy more doses directly from the manufacturer.
- 5. California’s state epidemiologist Erica Pan, recommended that healthcare providers in the state pause administering one batch of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions
2. Kamala Harris has resigned from her California Senate seat. The Vice President-Elect sent her resignation letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom
3. Biden joined by incoming first lady Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and incoming second gentleman Doug Emhoff will lead the “national moment of unity” from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, which will be illuminated with 400 lights from 5:30 pm. Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington will deliver the invocation, while gospel singer Yolanda Adams will sing “Hallelujah” and Lori Marie Key, a nurse from Michigan, will sing “Amazing Grace.”
4. U.S. Capitol Police locked down the Capitol complex n Monday due to an external security threat.
5. F.B.I. Urges Police Chiefs Across the U.S. to be on high alert threats
1. China’s gross domestic product soared to 6.5% in the final quarter establishing growth a 2.3% growth rate for the full year
2. Stellantis NV the world’s fourth-largest auto group formed from Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot-owner PSA merger had a positive start on the European market debut and valuing the business at around 42 billion euros ($51 billion). The United States trading starts on Tuesday.
3. French energy giant Total said it would pay $2.5 billion for a 20% stake in India’s Adani Green Energy the world’s largest solar developer.
4. Tesla Inc. delivered its first made-in-China Model Y compact crossover vehicles on Monday accelerating The American car manufacturer’s footprints into the world’s largest market for electric cars.
5. Spirit announced third quarter total operating revenue of $402 million, a 60% drop from a year earlier.
1. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny will spend 30 days in detention after a court hearing in a Moscow police station Monday, his spokesman said.
2. An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck San Juan Province, Argentina, on Monday evening.
3. Guatemalan security forces on Monday cleared a road of hundreds of people, part of a mostly Honduran migrant caravan, who had camped out overnight when authorities barred them from advancing toward the United States.
4. Norway has changed its policy on the use of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to exclude terminally ill patients.
5. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has authorized the dispatch of oxygen to Brazil to help its South American neighbor treat people sickened amid another wave of the coronavirus,
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