5 Top Trending News January 5th,2021

Every day we curate the top trending stories and news in America and summarize them for easy digestion. Here are 5 top trending news today January 5th, 2021.

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Coronavirus

1.COVID vaccines approved or awaiting approval in The US and Europe “might not” work as well on South African strain, scientists warn.

2.Talk show host Larry King is out of the intensive care unit at a Los Angeles hospital.

3.A Wisconsin pharmacist told police he tried to sabotage hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine. Because he believes the shots would mutate people’s DNA, according to court documents released Monday.

4.The COVID-19 new variant present in At least four U.S. states, known as B.1.1.7.

5.New York confirms its first case of the fast-spreading coronavirus variant first reported in the U.K., Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

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Politics

1. A Trump administration attorney said Monday that the numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets won’t be ready until February.

2. Congress will meet Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. EST, to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Indeed, Congress will formally count the votes cast by the Electoral College during a joint session.

3.The NAACP is calling on the Fulton County District Attorney to investigate President Donald Trump. As a result of his weekend call to Brad Raffensperger.

4.President Donald Trump directed acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller to return the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and its carrier strike group to the Middle East.

5.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a law to make it a crime to sell or administer coronavirus vaccine shots to people who are trying to skip ahead in line.

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Business

1.NYSE says it will no longer delist three Chinese telecom giants

2.More than 200 Google employees in the United States have formed a workers’ union.
The “Alphabet Workers Union” aims to ensure that employees work at a fair wage, without fear of abuse, retaliation, or discrimination.

3.Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot parent Group PSA Monday morning approved a $58 billion merger creating the world’s fourth-largest automaker, Stellantis.

4.Moderna is increasing its Covid-19 vaccine production this year by 20% to 600 million.

5.Southwest Airlines, the nation’s largest domestic carrier on Monday launched a four-day sale with fares starting at $29 one way for travel into the spring.

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Society

1. A Trump administration attorney said Monday that the numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets won’t be ready until February.

2.Anthony Warner sent packages to people around the country before he blew himself up.

3.FBI  is warning students, teachers, and parents of cyberattacks to distance learning

4.Proud Boys chairman Enrique Tarrio was arrested Monday afternoon in Washington, D.C. after allegedly destroying a Black Lives Matter sign at a historic Black church.

5. One woman fatally shot and three deputies were wounded. In fact, the shooting happened early Sunday outside a nightclub in Houston.

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World

1. The United Kingdom to go into a new lockdown. Indeed, the restriction will last until at least mid-February in an effort to contain a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus.

2. A British judge on Monday rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Indeed, the judge rules Julian Assange was likely to kill himself if held under harsh U.S. prison conditions.

3. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Gulf countries are expected to sign an agreement on Tuesday. Certainly, the agreement aims at ending a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf after 3½ years.

4. Iran begins to enrich uranium to 20%.

5. Proud Boys chairman Enrique Tarrio was arrested Monday afternoon in Washington, D.C. Actually, the arrestation is related to the destruction of a Black Lives Matter sign at a historic Black church. 

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