Yellen urges Congress to 'act big' on US stimulus

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On the eve of Joe Biden's inauguration, his nominee to lead the Treasury Department urged lawmakers to approve his coronavirus stimulus package. Janet Yellen told the Senate Finance Committee the aid was essential to protect businesses and households. Also in today's show: French unions protest Sanofi's plans to cut research jobs, while Eurostar warns the combination of the pandemic and Brexit has pushed it to the brink of bankruptcy.