British Prime Minister said he looked forward to working closely with Joe Biden after his inauguration on Wednesday as U.S. president, highlighting the shared interests of the two close allies. Johnson has never met Biden and was once called "Britain Trump" by outgoing president Donald Trump who lavished praise on him, so commentators have suggested he will have to work hard to foster the so-called special relationship between Britain and the United States. "I warmly congratulate Joe Biden on his historic inauguration as 46th President of the United States and look forward to working closely with his new administration as we defeat COVID and build back better from the pandemic," Johnson said in a statement issued late on Tuesday.
The federal building was about as secure as a backyard shed. Next time, breaching it won’t be so easy—if the government takes these steps, stat.
The Moroccan guessed the right way and dived to the bottom corner to palm away and then gather a spot-kick from Alaves striker Joselu after Sevilla defender Jules Kounde had been penalised for handling the ball. Sevilla had taken an early lead in the third minute through striker Youssef En-Nesyri but Edgar Mendez levelled in the 12th for Alaves, who were playing their first league game since Abelardo Fernandez returned as coach to succeed Pablo Machin.
Tiger Woods on Tuesday said he underwent a procedure to remove a pressurized disc fragment that was pinching a nerve in his back and will not compete at this month's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines or at next month's Genesis Invitational at Riviera. "I look forward to begin training and am focused on getting back out on Tour," said Woods, who has 82 career wins on the PGA Tour. Woods said he experienced back pain during last month's PNC Championship.
Maple, a resident beaver at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, stepped out of her cozy lodge for a walk around the empty zoo, video posted on January 19 shows.While on her walk, Maple encountered a tasty branch and brought it back to lodgemate Filbert for a nice gnaw.Maple joined Filbert at the Oregon Zoo’s Cascade Stream and Pond habitat in March of 2020, after Filbert’s parents died in 2019, according to a press release from the Oregon Zoo. Beavers are naturally social creatures, the zoo said.“The two beavers share a lodge, and spend their days chewing on wood to keep their large, powerful teeth worn down. To encourage these natural behaviors, keepers anchor branches” in the habitat for them to chew, the zoo said. Credit: Oregon Zoo via Storyful
Since 2011, Netflix has raised roughly $15 billion in debt to fund its content. It now says it no longer needs to, answering one question about its longterm sustainability.
Moussa Diaby starred with a goal and assist as Bayer Leverkusen went second in the Bundesliga on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.
Jan.19 -- Netflix added 8.51 million new customers in the fourth quarter which was more than expected. The stock was up 13% in late trading. Bloomberg's Paul Sweeney reports on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
"I go from this majestic place with a loyal and joyful heart and optimistic spirit and a supreme confidence that for our country and for our children, the best is yet to come," Trump said. Trump has refused to offer a full concession to Biden, who won the Nov. 3 election with 306 Electoral College votes to Trump's 232. The outgoing president is not meeting with Biden before the Democrat's inauguration at 12:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday and instead plans to fly to Florida, where he is expected to reside after his White House term.
Leicester City beat Chelsea 2-0 on Tuesday to go top of the Premier League, for 24 hours at least, thanks to goals from Wilfred Ndidi and James Maddison. Leicester have 38 points from 19 games but Manchester United, on 37 points, can return to the top with a victory at Fulham on Wednesday. Chelsea's third defeat in five matches dropped them to eighth place, nine points behind the leaders.
As snowfall hit Henrietta, New York, on January 19, amid reports of lake effect snow sweeping the area, a quartet of squirrels could be seen nibbling in the yard of a local photographer.Footage taken by Twitter user @jodipaynephoto shows the squirrels foraging in the snow, with a particularly rambunctious one leaping up a pole to avail itself of a feeder.The National Weather Service had reported heavy lake effect snow moving inland off Lake Ontario on January 19. Snow is also likely Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday in Henrietta, the NWS said. Credit: @jodipaynephoto via Storyful
Southampton will be at home to Arsenal in the fourth round of the FA Cup following a 2-0 win over coronavirus-hit Shrewsbury on Tuesday.
US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday announced transgender pediatrician Rachel Levine as his nominee for assistant health secretary, in a "historic" move contrasting to policies of Donald Trump's often seen as discriminatory.
Wayne Rooney earned his first win as permanent Derby manager as the Rams beat Bournemouth 1-0 to climb out of the Championship relegation zone on Tuesday.
Leicester moved top of the Premier League by inflicting another damaging 2-0 defeat on Chelsea on Tuesday, to leave manager Frank Lampard fighting to remain in charge at Stamford Bridge.
Sarah Thomas will make history again next month as the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl. The NFL on Tuesday announced the officiating crew for Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7 in Tampa, Fla. Referee Carl Cheffers' crew includes Thomas as a down judge along with umpire Fred Bryan, line judge Rusty Baynes, field judge James Coleman, side judge Eugene Hall, back judge Dino Paganelli and replay official Mike Wimmer.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a confidence vote in the upper house Senate on Tuesday, allowing him to remain in office after a junior partner quit his coalition last week in the midst of the raging COVID-19 pandemic. He failed to secure an absolute majority, however, meaning that Conte now heads a minority government that will struggle to implement its policy programme in the divided parliament unless it can flip some opposition lawmakers over the coming weeks. Having overcome a similar confidence motion in the lower house on Monday, Conte won in the 321-seat Senate by 156 to 140, with 16 abstentions.
Netflix on Tuesday delivered stronger-than-expected subscriber growth in the past quarter, keeping ahead of new streaming rivals competing for viewers stuck in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
Three new Democratic U.S. senators, including the winners of a pair of Georgia races and the successor to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, are set to be sworn in on Wednesday, a source familiar with the planning said, giving the party a working majority in the chamber. Georgia's Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, as well as California's Alex Padilla, should be sworn in once the Senate reconvenes after the midday inauguration of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden and Harris, the source said, asking not to be identified.
The cancellation of Keystone XL fulfills promises Biden made about clean energy but could drive a wedge into Canada-US relations.