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Nissan commits to UK car plant after post-Brexit…

Japanese carmaker Nissan confirmed Friday that it will maintain its operations in Britain in the wake of the post-Brexit trade deal between the country and the European Union

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.

Turkey's Erdogan says extra 10M doses of Chinese…

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a further 10 million doses of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine could arrive in Turkey by this weekend

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

The Latest: Portugal halts flights to UK over…

Portugal is stopping flights to and from the United Kingdom, blaming a COVID-19 variant first identified in the U.K. for a devastating surge in new Portuguese cases

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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INTERVIEW - World Athletics chief Coe confident…

Sebastian Coe explains to Reuters the two key reasons why he believes the Tokyo Olympics will happen this year.

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

Sri Lanka approves vaccine amid warnings of virus…

Sri Lanka has approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 amid warnings from doctors that front-line health workers should be quickly inoculated to stop the system from collapsing

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.

'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

Global stocks sink after China coronavirus…

Global stock markets have retreated after a resurgence of coronavirus infections in China and a rise in cases in Southeast Asia

Vaccine Side-Effects? You Can't Sue

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

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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."

Google threatens to pull search engine in…

Google is threatening to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government proceeds with plans to make tech giants pay for news content

The Future of Movies & TV in 2021

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

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

Trump gives permit to ranchers whose case led to…

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration has issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge

Twitter Cracks Down on COVID-19 Misinformation

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

Twitter Bans Over 70,000 QAnon Accounts

Twitter Bans , Over 70,000 , QAnon Accounts . The move was made in the wake of the attack on the Capitol in Washington, D.C., last week. Since Friday, more than 70,000 accounts have been suspended as a result of our efforts, with many instances of a single individual operating numerous accounts, Twitter, via blog post. These accounts were engaged in sharing harmful QAnon-associated content at scale and were primarily dedicated to the propagation of this conspiracy theory across the service. , Twitter, via blog post. In some cases, these actions may have resulted in follower count changes in the thousands. , Twitter, via blog post. Earlier this week, President Trump was also permanently suspended from the platform "due to the risk of further incitement of violence." . Facebook and Instagram took similar actions against the president. Facebook also announced the removal of posts containing the phrase, "stop the steal,". because there is an "ongoing risk of violence associated with the term"

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ExxonMobil becomes latest sponsor to sever…

The Iditarod, the world’s most famous sled dog race, has lost another major sponsor as it prepares for a scaled back version of this year’s race because of the pandemic

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.