Live Updates: Extraordinary security measures in place nationwide ahead of inauguration of Joe Biden – CBS News

Extraordinary security measures are being taken in Washington, D.C., and across the country ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. With the potential threat of more violence this weekend, businesses in D.C. are boarding up, the National Mall is shut down and the Pentagon has authorized 25,000 troops for the inauguration. A stepped up security presence is also assembling…

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Armin Laschet picked as new leader of Germanys CDU party – CNBC

Candidate for the chairmanship of Germany's Christian Democratic Union party, Armin Laschet, gestures as he takes part in a discussion at the party's headquarters in Berlin on Jan. 8, 2021. CHRISTIAN MANG / POOL / AFP) (Photo by CHRISTIAN MANG/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FRANKFURT — Germany's ruling CDU party picked Armin Laschet to be its new chairman on Saturday, possibly…

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Running on empty: Senate Republicans ponder barring Donald Trump from seeking office again – USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – An impeachment trial of Donald Trump isn't about removing him from the presidency – his term ends Wednesday, either way. It's about preventing him from seeking the presidency again in 2024. Several senators, including Republicans, have noted that if they vote to convict Trump of inciting last week's attack on Congress, they could then vote to bar him from future…

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Covid-19 Live Updates: India Starts Vaccinating Its 1.3 Billion People – The New York Times

Here’s what you need to know: A health care worker getting inoculated at a governmental hospital in Pune, India, on Saturday.Credit...Atul Loke for The New York Times PUNE, India — India launched on Saturday one of the most ambitious and complex nationwide campaigns in its history: the rollout of coronavirus vaccines to 1.3 billion people, an undertaking that will stretch…

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Falcons hire Arthur Smith as head coach – Fox News

Arthur Smith is the new head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. The team and the former Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator agreed to terms Friday, the organization announced. Smith is replacing Dan Quinn and Raheem Morris. Quinn was fired by the Falcons after a tough start, and Morris was named the interim coach but wasn’t promoted. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS…

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Stock Futures Slide on Tax Concerns – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stock futures edged lower Friday as some investors grew concerned that President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan could lead to higher taxes. Futures tied to the S&P 500 fell 0.3%, indicating the benchmark index may decline for a second day. Contracts tied to the Nasdaq-100 edged less than 0.1% lower and those linked to the Dow Jones…

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Samsung is expanding S Pen support to more devices – Engadget

“We are committed to innovating new mobile experiences that flow seamlessly and continuously to make our consumers’ lives easier and better. We’ve made the bold decision to expand the S Pen experience to Galaxy S21 Ultra, and plan to expand the S Pen experience across additional device categories in the future.” What “additional device categories” means remains to be seen.…

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Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops – Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s supporters massed outside the Capitol last week and sang the national anthem, a line of men wearing olive-drab helmets and body armor trudged purposefully up the marble stairs in a single-file line, each man holding the jacket collar of the one ahead. The formation, known as “Ranger File,” is standard operating procedure for…

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New York Jets hiring Robert Saleh as coach – ESPN

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets, coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history, have reached an agreement in principle with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to be their next head coach, the team announced Thursday night. The agreement is for five years, leagues sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Saleh, 41, who interviewed virtually…

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Utah activist who allegedly rioted at US Capitol has been arrested – Salt Lake Tribune

John Sullivan has said he was there to “watch history” as a journalist but doesn’t have press credentials. Photo of John Sullivan. Courtesy of the Tooele County Sheriff’s Department.   | Jan. 14, 2021, 11:05 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 15, 2021, 2:20 a.m. Utah activist John Sullivan was booked at the Tooele County Jail on a warrant Thursday for allegedly participating…

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