1. U.S. lawmakers have voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a historic second time. Ten Republican lawmakers broke ranks to vote to impeach the president. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Trump a “clear and present danger” to the country. The impeachment resolution won majority support in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.                              2.A 20-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for bribery and other crimes has been finalized.  The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal by prosecutors and upheld the sentence handed down by the Seoul High Court in July last year.                              3.The Japanese government plans to suspend the entry of all foreigners as the coronavirus continues to spread around the world. Japan halted all new arrivals of non-nationals last month after new strains of the coronavirus that are believed to be highly transmissible were confirmed in the U.K. and elsewhere.
January 14, Thursday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline