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🇹🇴 A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific island of Tonga today. This comes one week after an undersea volcano (pictured above) flooded the island.
📺 Stephanie Ruhle will replace Brian Williams on MSNBC.
🥬 McDonalds is rolling out its plant-based burger to 600 new locations because it has sold even better than expected in test markets.
🛻 Tesla will delay production of the cybertruck to 2023 due to supply chain issues.
📈 Deutche Bank reported the highest profit in over a decade in fourth quarter earnings.
📬 The U.S. is trying a new tactic to de-escalate conflict with Russia: letter writing.
🇰🇵 North Korea tested two more missiles on Thursday. The U.S. keeps condemning these tests but North Korea doesn’t seem to care.
🇺🇦 Five people were killed when a gunman opened fire on fellow soldiers in Ukraine today.
Coronavirus Update: 🗣
- Denmark will end the pandemic as of February 1 and return to normal life without social restrictions or masks. Denmark is averaging 46,000 cases per day but only 40 people are in the hospital with Covid.
- Omicron cases have now outpaced Delta cases in the U.S.
- Covid case numbers are still high in Germany but deaths have dropped 31%.