Wisconsin's governor on Friday extended a statewide mask mandate despite a legal challenge from conservatives, renewing an emergency health order requiring face coverings in public spaces to curb an alarming surge in COVID-19 infections.
Democrat Joe Biden on Monday won the state-by-state Electoral College vote that formally determines the U.S. presidency, all but ending President Donald Trump's floundering campaign to overturn his loss in the Nov. 3 election. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Actor and stand-up comedian Dustin Diamond has been hospitalized with cancer. Diamond is best known for playing the role of Samuel 'Screech' Powers on the popular 1990s high school comedy 'Saved by the Bell.' Besides writing a controversial tell-all about his time on the show, Diamond has also faced some legal troubles. According to CNN, he served three months in jail for stabbing a man during a 2014 altercation at a bar in Wisconsin.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on January 17 appealed countrymen to participate in the construction of the Ram Temple by donation. Akshay very gracefully turned his storytelling mode on and narrated a chunk of a story about Ram Setu and urged people to contribute in the construction of Ram Temple. Last year, the Supreme Court gave its historic decision on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case. The Apex Court gave its judgment in favour of Ram Temple. After that time, the route of construction of Ram Temple was cleared.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the government expects the farmers to discuss the farm laws clause by clause on January 19 as after Supreme Court's order laws are not being implemented. He further asked the farmers union for a solution other than repealing the laws. "Most of the farmers, experts and scientists are in favour of farm laws. After Supreme Court's order, the laws can't be implemented. Now we expect that farmers discuss the laws clause-wise on January 19 and tell government what they want other than the repeal of the laws," said Narendra Singh Tomar while speaking to ANI on January 17.
All India Kisan Sabha, General Secretary, Hannan Mollah said the government is dragging things so that the protesting farmers get tired and leave. His comments came after the ninth round of discussion between the Centre and farmers remained inconclusive. The next round of talks will be held on January 19. “For almost two months, we are suffering and dying in cold weather. The government is giving us 'tarikh pe tarikh' and are dragging things so that we get tired and leave the place. This is their conspiracy," said Mollah. The 9th round of talks came after the Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the farm laws. The Supreme Court formed four-member committee to mediate between farmers and the centre. Farmers have demanded that the three farm laws be taken back. They have been protesting against the farm laws for over 50 days now. Watch the full video for more.
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As JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo kick off earnings season Friday with better-than-expected profits, Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why investors should consider buying bank stocks even after their recent rally.
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) lost his son to depression in 2020. CNN’s Jake Tapper talks with him about having to deal with that tragedy in addition to leading the second impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Multiple new polls indicate that most Republicans do not trust the results of the 2020 election. Brian Stelter says it is a “mainstream” view in the GOP. He asks Christopher Krebs about how election lies translate into extremist actions, and Krebs says it is important to differentiate between militia members, full-blown conspiracy theorists, and “disaffected voters” that have bought into Trump’s big lie.
Maggie Haberman reflects on the “constant sense of incoming” during the Trump administration. With Trump off Twitter and almost out of the White House, Haberman says “his ability to just snap his fingers and get attention as president is obviously gone.” But “he is still a dominant figure in the Republican Party, she points out.
CNN’s John King speaks with Sen. Angus King (I-ME) about the missing pieces that “could have a dramatic influence” on GOP votes during the impeachment trial and why Trump shouldn’t have classified intelligence briefings post-presidency.
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas plans to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. This comes after weeks of elevating misinformation about the election results. Cruz has faced immense backlash and increasing pressure to resign following his objection. Biden has even criticized the Texas senator and said he should be defeated in 2024. Since November, Cruz has sown doubts into the electoral process, says Business Insider.
In a radio address on Thursday morning, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said he will issue a new public health emergency which will extend until January 2021, as COVID continues to surge in the state. Katie..
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