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Foreign-owned shops in Durban CBD torched, looted #eNCA 

Pleas for government to lift the alcohol ban continue. A new international report has found alcohol bans promote the development of parallel illicit markets. Sibani Mngadi, chairperson of the South African Liquor BrandOwners Association, spoke to @janedutton . #DStv403 

Mpumalanga premier Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane has done an about-turn. She's made a statement of guilt at a police station in Emalahleni and accepted a fine. She was adamant she didn't break the law when going without a mask at Jackson Mthembu's funeral. Courtesy #DStv403 

#WATCH Police use tear gas on farmers who have arrived at Delhi's Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar from Singhu border #Delhi 

"I think the trial is stupid..." There's a growing number of Senators who oppose a Trump trial, per report:

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#RepublicDay : Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads the nation in paying tribute to the fallen soldiers by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial at the India Gate

Today as India celebrates #RepublicDay  and the birth of the extraordinary Constitution that established your nation as the biggest sovereign democracy in the world, I want to offer my sincere greetings to a country that is very close to my heart: UK PM Boris Johnson

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Ahead of time allotted for #TractorRally , farmers break barricades at Ghazipur border to enter Delhi

#RepublicDay : Flt Lt Bhawna Kanth, one of the first three female fighter pilots of the country, is part of the Indian Air Force tableau at the Republic Day parade


Scoops of the Day

[BREAKING NEWS] Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane has made a statement of guilt at a police station in Emalahleni and has also accepted a fine. The premier was seen without a mask at the funeral of late Minister Jackson Mthembu. #DStv403 

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Am I losing my mind or did Democrats win the Senate and McConnell is essentially filibustering them taking majority control of the body?

BREAKING: President Joe Biden has repealed the transgender military ban. This is an incredible victory for our clients and sends a message that transgender people not only belong in our armed services, but in our country.

Remains his best commercial ever. The perfect capper.

I keep doing a quick mental audit and being, like "Why do I have this ambient sense of dread and anxiety?" and then I'm like, "Oh right the pandemic that's killed 400,000 people and destroyed normal daily life and American democracy barely escaping an assasination attempt."

The Biden administration is "exploring ways to speed up" release of $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman after the Trump administration delayed the move

STUCK ON YOU: A baby panda didn't want to let go of this zookeeper's leg during a routine check at South Korea's Everland zoo. 🐼 🤗

Spying on Americans: @TomFitton  says the intelligence community is buying data to track Americans without a warrant. #MAGA  #AmericaFirst  #Dobbs 

Senate Majority Leader Schumer on fmr. Pres. Trump: "His act on the 6th was the most despicable thing any president has ever done. And he is the worst president ever."

JUST IN: Reports that Frank Lampard will be sacked as Chelsea manager


Scoops of the Week

Labour TD @AodhanORiordain  says "every time the minister gets an opportunity ... to speak about this issue she only makes things worse". He says it's clear Minister for Education @NormaFoleyTD1  has lost control of the situation with regards to special needs education

When Trump doesn’t wear a mask, it’s the end of the world When Biden doesn’t wear a mask, they have “bigger issues to worry about”

#WATCH | Delhi: Farmers at Singhu border present a person who alleges a plot to shoot four farmer leaders and cause disruption; says there were plans to cause disruption during farmers' tractor march on Jan 26.

Democrats need to treat this relief package (and their legislative agenda) the way McConnell treats Supreme Court nominations: you do what needs to be done to get it done.

Ever since her beloved owner was hospitalized, this dog walks to the hospital every day and sits outside, waiting to see him 😢

This old quote from Hank Aaron in The NY Times obituary just left me speechless. I had not seen this before.

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“Instead of goodbye, how about so long?” Watch Larry King sign off from “Larry King Live” on CNN for the last time.

It’s time for this question to be front and center: Should Fox News be allowed to exist? Brain-mashing as a business model shouldn’t be legal.

Texas To Fully End Taxpayer Funding Of Planned Parenthood By Feb. 3. Innocent lives will be saved.

If you like Bernie memes, you're going to love Medicare for All.