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Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
They say it’s not about the money, it’s about dignity. Malaysia will be shipping out 150 containers of trash that was illegally imported into the country. It comes from countries like Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and France and has led to Malaysia’s environment minister saying her country won’t be used as the world’s dump.
“It is not about money, it is about dignity.”— QuickTake by Bloomberg (@QuickTake) January 20, 2020
Malaysia is sending back 150 containers of illegal waste back to its countries of origin, like Australia, Canada, France and the U.K., according to Environment Minister @yeobeeyin pic.twitter.com/NqlaH2MQBw
We started the season with 32 teams and now we’re down to two. It’ll be the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs battling it out in Miami in two weeks. One of the teams will be leaving Florida with the Lombardi Trophy and the title of Super Bowl 54 champions. It should be a fantastic game between two great teams, but it won’t take much to beat last year’s snoozer of a game.
As if Australia wasn’t dealing with enough weather-related heartbreak, the city of Dubbo had more on their plate on Sunday. A huge dust storm rolled through the city, which turned out the lights for a few minutes. On the bright side, some parts of the country that have been worst-affected by bushfires did see a bit of rain over the weekend.
Many elementary students in Ontario will be getting a day off this week as Ontario teachers have begun a week of rotating one-day strikes. It begins today with teachers in the Ottawa-Carleton, Toronto and York regions locking up the classrooms and instead spending their day outside picketing.
Ontario elementary teachers are starting a week of rotating 1-day strikes, today shutting down schools in the York Region, Toronto and Ottawa-Carleton. Strikes will hit different boards each day as tensions escalate between the union and the province. https://t.co/hVbZu6Eu10— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) January 20, 2020
It was a hyped up fight and it certainly delivered, at least when it comes to entertainment value. Conor McGregor needed just 40 seconds to beat up on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the final fight of UFC 246 on Saturday. It was a convincing return for McGregor, who hadn’t fought in the Octagon since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018.
Skeet Ulrich (50), Rainn Wilson (54), Nick Foles (31), Buzz Aldrin (90), Joey Bada$$ (25)