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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tests positive for Covid-19

The President, who tweeted from his official Twitter account, said his symptoms are mild and that he was receiving medical treatment. “I regret to inform you that I have contracted Covid-19. The symptoms are mild, but I am already receiving medical treatment. As always, I am optimistic. We will move forward,” Lopez Obrador wrote. The …

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US coronavirus: The US just marked 25 million Covid-19 cases. Now it’s a race between vaccines and variants

That’s an average of about 67,934 new infections every day. Or like a new infection every 1.2 seconds since January 21, 2020. “It is, first of all, good news to see that curve bend down a little. We’re still at a very high level of infections,” said Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University …

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Police officer drives into crowd in Tacoma, leaving at least one person injured, authorities say

Along with other police units, the officer was responding to reports of an incident at the intersection of South 9th and Pacific Avenue in Tacoma Saturday night around 6:20 p.m., the release said. Once on scene, the officers found a number of vehicles and approximately 100 people blocking the intersection, which they began to clear …

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Knockout! Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 2 full fight video highlights – UFC 257

Dustin Poirier evened the score with Conor McGregor last night (Sat., Jan. 23, 2021) at UFC 257 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Etihad Arena on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., finishing “Notorious” via second-round TKO (punches) in their main event rematch. It is the first time McGregor has been stopped via strikes in …

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Pritzker allows Chicago bars, restaurants to reopen indoors Saturday

Restaurateurs across Chicago and Cook County breathed a sigh of relief Saturday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s health team officially allowed them to invite customers back inside for indoor service for the first time in over two months. It was welcome news for many customers too, including Marcus Brezina, who, with his family, was among the …

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Russia protests: Hundreds detained as rallies in support of Navalny sweep across Russia

The video shows Navalnaya being stopped by police at the entrance to a metro station in central Moscow near where protesters were gathered. She is then shown being escorted to a police van. She was released from detention later on Saturday, according to a tweet from Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation. The demonstration in Moscow was one …

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Imperiling quick $1,400 checks, moderate Republicans push back on Biden’s economic plan

WASHINGTON — Key moderate Republicans in the Senate dismissed quick action on President Joe Biden’s top priority of a $1.9 trillion economic package, indicating that the $1,400 stimulus payments he requested could take months, or never arrive. Democrats need to convince 10 Republicans in the Senate, which might require asking for less funding than Biden …

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New York Times: Trump and DOJ attorney had plan to replace his acting AG and undo Georgia election result

Clark — who appealed to the former President’s false claims of election fraud — met with Trump earlier this month and told Rosen following the meeting that the then-President was going to replace him with Clark. Clark would then move to keep Congress from certifying the election results in then-President-elect Joe Biden’s favor, according to …

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Prospects of convicting Trump erode as GOP grows vocal against Senate impeachment proceedings

After Democratic leaders announced they would kick off the process to begin the impeachment trial on Monday, Republicans grew sharply critical about the proceedings — and made clear that they saw virtually no chance that at least 17 Republicans would join with 50 Democrats to convict Trump and also bar him from ever running from …

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