Good evening. Here’s today’s briefing.
- British members of Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May‘s negotiated deal, leaving all parties involved in the agreement in a cloud of uncertainty. This also endangers the Prime Minister’s already fragile government, leading many to question if she will hang on to the post until the end of the week.
- Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) announced her candidacy for President of the United States on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”. In her announcement, she signaled that healthcare will form a large part of her campaign. https://lamundi.news.blog/2019/01/15/the-journey-begins/
- Violent protests in Zimbabwe over fuel costs has resulted in the torching of a government office.
- LeBron James, a basketball star that plays for the Los Angeles Lakers, may receive an update on his injury today.
- Suffice it to say, the US government shutdown is ongoing, although a bipartisan group of Congressmen are trying to end it without their own parties’ leaderships. https://lamundi.news.blog/2019/01/06/the-government-shutdown-what-you-need-to-know/
- The teacher’s strike in Los Angeles continues, as they strike for increased nurses in schools and better pay, as well as more school supplies. https://lamundi.news.blog/2019/01/18/los-angeles-teachers-strike-is-imminent/
- Democrats have asked President Donald Trump to delay his State of the Union address until the government shutdown is over. They cited security concerns. https://lamundi.news.blog/2019/01/06/the-government-shutdown-what-you-need-to-know/
- Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence even after her Brexit deal was rejected.
- A Canadian has received a death sentence in China. This was likened by experts to opening an oil drum and dumping it on an already huge fire. That metaphorical fire was started when Canada imprisoned a Chinese citizen, igniting the situation.
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