East

West

Trade & Tech

Boeing 777 was chartered to fly Meng Wanzhou home, Canada court hears as she seeks to have bail relaxed // SCMP

China

Upbeat Xi Says Time on China's Side as Turmoil Grips U.S. // Bloomberg

Darned if you do, darned if you don't if you have anything to do with China
China brings in new law to fight Trump's sanctions // BBC News

Taiwan

"We advise people like Pompeo to recognize the historical trends, stop manipulating Taiwan-related issues, stop going against the tides of history, refrain from going further down the wrong and dangerous path, otherwise they will be severely punished by history."
China warns Trump admin. heading down 'dangerous path' with Taiwan outreach // CBS News

Military Faceoff

USS Gerald R. Ford Problems: Carrier Can't Launch Fighters // Popular Mechanics

Lockheed Martin Delivers HELIOS Laser Weapon System to U.S. Navy // Naval News

Russianewsgategate

Here's the doc dump
BREAKING: President Trump Declassifies Russia Collusion Documents -- Coming as Soon as Friday // Gateway Pundit

Trump

Trump administration staffers are struggling to find their next jobs // Business Insider

Senate GOP torn over convicting Trump: 'There's no love lost' // CNN

A Message from President Donald J. Trump // YouTube @ The White House

YouTube is suspending President Donald Trump's channel // CNN

Recap
Mike Pence Reached His Limit With Trump. It Wasn't Pretty. // NY Times

Ex-WH nat-sec official: Trump attempted 'self-coup' in Capitol siege // Business Insider

More of the same
Pence and Trump finally speak after post-riot estrangement // CNN

Trump has not reached out to Pence since the Capitol riots: report // Business Insider

Election

Andrew Yang announces candidacy for mayor of NYC // Facebook

Ali Alexander claims Reps. Biggs, Brooks, Gosar helped plan 'Stop the Steal' rally at Capitol // WA Post

Congress

Pelosi says Democrats will move forward with trying to remove Trump // Politico

White House

Pence calls Harris while Trump continues to stew in denial // CNN

State & Local

Michigan bars and restaurants to reopen February 1, group says // clickondetroit.com

Violence, Radicalism & Terrorism

Bay Area GOP official posts 'citizens take arms' during violent pro-Trump riot // SF Gate

News Media, Journalism & Free speech

Peloton is blocking the #StopTheSteal hashtag from being created or used // The Verge

Human Rights, Civil Liberties & Privacy

'Stop the steal' groups hide in plain sight on Facebook // CNN

Selena Gomez elaborates on calling out Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: 'I could not handle what I was seeing' // Yahoo News

Supreme Court hands down first anti-abortion decision of the Amy Coney Barrett era // Vox

Security & Public Safety

A Marine Searches for Answers After the Police Shoot His Son in 'American Skin' // Military.com

'The Oligarchs [Are] Taking Control of Our Country.' - Rudy Giuliani on the Capitol 'Frame Up' Last Week and Big Tech Censorship // Gateway Pundit

Who really breached the Capitol?
REPORT: Bail Fund Promoted By Kamala Harris Won't Reveal Records Of Alleged Criminals They Bailed Out // Gateway Pundit

Who really breached the Capitol?
CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Antifa Protester John Sullivan Brags About Posing As Trump Supporter, Breaking Window At US Capitol Building During Riots // Gateway Pundit

The Destruction of Separation of Powers // Facebook

FCC Issues Advisory About Emergency Alerts // weatherboy.com

Soc Media, Cybersecurity & Tech

Rush Limbaugh, Dan Bongino, Mark Levin take action against Twitter after platform permanently bans Trump // The Blaze

Prices, Rates, Oil & Food

America's Biggest Owner Of Farmland Is Now Bill Gates // Forbes

Markets, Economy & GDP

Maybe-maybe, but thoughtful
Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could wreck Wall Street's favorite money-making trade // Yahoo News

Pandemic

Third stimulus check for $2,000? This is how much you could get with another payment // CNET


Last Week

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China

The Latest: Scores test positive in China's Hebei province // AP

China orders military to be ready for war 'at any second' as Brit aircraft carrier prepares to sail to South China Sea // The Sun

WHO Covid team blocked from entering China to study origins of coronavirus // CNN

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma suspected missing after calling for economic reform: report // Fox Business

Taiwan

Chinese state media blast latest Pompeo move on Taiwan // AP

Officials welcome Pompeo's decision to lift restrictions on contact with Taiwan // Taipei Times

US ends limits on Taiwan contact // Taipei Times

Korean Peninsula

South Korea New Aircraft Carrier: Looks Like Royal Navy Carrier // Popular Mechanics

Military Faceoff

UK says aircraft carrier strike group is ready to deploy. China's already watching // CNN

Marines and Japanese troops train together to capture islands, coastal areas // Stripes

Trump

Trump Plans Defiant Final Week as Many Democrats Urge His Ouster // MSN News

You won't see it on Twitter
Statement From President Trump January 7th, 2021 | Donald J Trump // Gab TV

Former Trump communications director says President lied about 2020 election and should consider resigning // CNN

Donald J Trump (@realdonaldtrump) // Gab

Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account // CNBC

Donald Trump asking aides and lawyers about self-pardon power // CNN

Trump supporters hold 'stop the steal' protest in San Jose. Unlike the one in D.C., it didn't turn into a riot. // San José Spotlight

Trump bans Pence chief of staff from White House as other aides resign // Axios

US allies say Trump attempted coup with help from federal law enforcement // Business Insider

Trump pressured Pence to engineer a coup, then put the VP in danger, source says // CNN

Cleta Mitchell, who assisted Trump on call with Georgia officials, resigns from law firm // CNN

Then what kind of trouble would Biden be in?
Trump's call could put the president in jeopardy, legal experts say // CNN

Election

Rush Limbaugh: Democrats 'Recoiling in Fear' and 'Quaking in their Boots' that Donald Trump Will Unleash a Bevy of Damning Classified Documents // Gateway Pundit

The Swamp Is Scared of the Next 12 Days // Rush

THERE IT IS: Evil Pelosi Admits in '60 Minutes' Tongue-Bath Interview that Motivation for Impeachment Is To Ensure 'He Never Runs Again' (VIDEO) // Gateway Pundit

The Feds did nothing
Capitol siege was planned online. Trump supporters now planning the next one // Seattle Times

Democrats plan to introduce articles of impeachment as early as Monday // CNN

Trump commits to orderly transition after Congress confirms Biden's win, mob's assault on Capitol // NBC News

U.S. Capitol secured hours after pro-Trump rioters invade Congress // CNBC

Delay
What's left to count in Georgia's Senate runoffs // Politico

Georgia Election Official Gabe Sterling Claims Processing was 'Normal' At the State Farm Arena Election Night - Nothing Could Be Further from the Truth // Gateway Pundit

Georgia deciding US Senate control in election's final day // AP

The senators who were expelled after refusing to accept Lincoln's election // Stamford Advocate

House Republicans rush to Trump's defense over Georgia call as Democrats prep censure resolution // CNN

Law

Liberals to Breyer: Time to retire // Politico

Activism, Unrest & Protests

Airlines, flight attendant unions concerned about security when pro-Trump rioters leave DC // CNN

Violence, Radicalism & Terrorism

Capitol mob brought raging collection of grievances, disillusionment // SF Gate

Amash's Successor Peter Meijer: Trump's Deceptions Are 'Rankly Unfit' // Reason

Human Rights, Civil Liberties & Privacy

Proud Boys leader arrested in the burning of Black Lives Matter banner, D.C. police say // NewsTimes

Security & Public Safety

Beck:
Our 'Inner Capitol' Was Breached Years Ago // Facebook

No charges filed against Kenosha officers in Jacob Blake shooting // NBC News

Mexico to Take Steps to Grant Assange Political Asylum, President Lopez Obrador Says // Sputnik News

UK judge refuses US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange // AP

Markets, Economy & GDP

Elon Musk is now the richest person in the world, passing Jeff Bezos // CNBC

Dow drops over 382 points with tight Georgia election ahead // Fox Business

Pandemic

South African Covid variant appears to 'obviate' antibody drugs, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says // CNBC

UK scientists worry vaccines may not protect against S.African coronavirus variant // Yahoo News

Anti-Mask Protesters Storm Century City Mall in Los Angeles // The Wrap

Mid East

Pentagon changes aircraft carrier's orders, issues warning to Iran // Business Insider