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ABC News 7 Jan 2021

'One of the darkest days in the history of our nation': Biden


The day after pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S Capitol, President-elect Joe Biden called the violent protests an "unprecedented assault on our democracy."

B.C. health officials have not detected a single case of influenza circulating in the community since flu season began, continuing a nationwide trend even as the province sits in the thick of its regular flu season.    
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President Trump has suggested Vice President Mike Pence has the authority to reject the Electoral College vote in the 2020 election. In 2017, then-Vice President Joe Biden denied opposition from members of his own party and presided over Congress' confirmation of Mr. Trump's victory in the 2016 election. Columbia Law School professor Richard Briffault joins CBSN to discuss the powers of the vice president when it comes to election results.
#NewZealand head coach Ian Foster said facing hosts #France in a mouthwatering 2023 #Rugby #WorldCup pool game will be "special", after Monday's draw in Paris. The sides met in the 1987 and 2011 finals, with the #AllBlacks winning on both occasions. FRANCE 24's Sports Editor Simon Harding tells us more.
The deepest pool in the world recently opened, not far from the Polish capital of Warsaw. It's called, appropriately enough, Deepspot, and it goes 45.5 meters down at its deepest point. The surrounding pool is open to swimmers at every skill level. But if you want to go deep, there's a concrete tube for that. It even has simulated caves and ruins, for training. The Polish pool won't be deepest for long, however; there's a pool under construction in England that will be 50 meters deep.

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