Everyday, we send out a one-page memo summarizing the 5 top trending news in America. So you can have an overview of what is going on around you. Hence find below the 5 top trending news in America on January 11th, 2021.
- 1. The U.S. recorded more than 4,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time.
- 2. Nancy Bush Ellis, the sister of former President George H.W. Bush and the aunt of former President George W. Bush, died on Sunday due to complications related to COVID-19.
- 3. Three additional cases of United Kingdom COVID-19 strain have been identified in New York
- 4. The U.S. has reported more than 22 million coronavirus infections.
- 5. Pfizer and BionTech’s COVID-19 vaccine is likely to protect patients against two new variants of the COVID-19 virus.
- 1. President Donald Trump is expected to travel to the town of Alamo, Texas at the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday to highlight his administration’s work on the border wall.
- 2. Democrats will take steps this week in the House to remove President Donald Trump.
- 3. Kamala Harris’s Vice President-Elect adds a new role to her portfolio Senate Tie Breaker.
- 4. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Donald Trump should be prosecuted during an interview on CBS.
- 5. President Donald Trump ordered American flags to be lowered to half-staff on Sunday in honor of the U.S. Capitol Police officer slain in Wednesday’s riot and another who reportedly died in the days after.
- 1. Joe Biden calls for setting aside deficit concerns to invest to reboot America’s economy.
- 2. Apple, Amazon, Reddit, Twitch, Shopify, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat,Tiktock, Discord, Pinterest, Stripe, and Google have restricted President Donald Trump.
- 3. Tesla Inc is searching for a design director in China, part of efforts to open a “full-function” studio in Shanghai or Beijing and design electric cars tailored to Chinese consumer tastes
- 4. Chinese internet giant Baidu has formed a strategic partnership with automaker Geely to create a standalone electric vehicle unit, the companies confirmed on Monday.
- 5. Apple Inc is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery technology.
The fallout of the chaos in Washington
- 1. The PGA of America voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship event away from Donald Trump New Jersey golf course next year.
- 2. A second U.S. Capitol Police officer has died this week, authorities reported on Sunday
- 3. A laptop was stolen from the office of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
- 4. Federal authorities arrested two men suspected in last week’s siege of the Capitol who were allegedly seen in tactical gear and carrying plastic restraints.
- 5. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said that he no longer considers himself a Republican.
- 1. Indonesian authorities on Sunday located the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea soon after taking off from the capital Jakarta, as human body parts and pieces of the plane were retrieved
- 2. The Spanish government will send convoys carrying the COVID-19 vaccine and food supplies on Monday to areas cut off by Storm Filomena.
- 3. Mainland China saw its biggest daily increase in COVID-19 cases in more than five months.
- 4. Bahrain will open its airspace to Qatar as of Jan. 11
- 5. U.S. to Declare Yemen’s Houthis a Terrorist Group.