Prince Harry said he "had no other option" than to waive royal duties in his first public comments since Buckingham Palace announced that he and his wife, Meghan, would give up their royal titles. Here's what else you need to know to start your day.
1. Huawei Hearing: A Vancouver court begins hearing today about the violent extradition case of Meng Wanzhou, an executive at Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei who is facing fraud charges in the U.S.
2. N.L. storm: Members of the Canadian Armed Forces are in Newfoundland and Labrador to assist in snow removal and help restore energy as residents prepare for more precipitation in a record snowfall.
3. Royal riff: Thomas Markle accused his daughter of "cheapening" the royal family by leaving office, saying that she threw away every girl's dream of being a princess for the sake of money.
4. Coffee production: the price of your morning cup of java may rise due to & # 39; coffee rust & # 39; caused by fungal disease that eats leaves, which is being stimulated by climate change.
5. Blue Monday: The third Monday in January is widely referred to as the saddest day of the year. While there is little or no science behind Blue Monday, here's why you may be feeling sadder than usual.
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Stormy mood: N.L. residents spent the weekend digging up record snowfall, but many managed to keep their sense of humor sparkling during the winter's unprecedented explosion.