Thursday, Aug 05, 2021
Focus on the big picture
On This Day: 22 July 1969
AP, 22 Jul 2021
In 1969, Aretha Franklin was arrested after a traffic accident in Detroit. (July 22)
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GM swings to a profit
Reuters, 05 Aug 2021
General Motors on Wednesday swung to a second-quarter profit from a loss last year when the COVID-19 pandemic shut operations.
Hometown cheers on McLaughlin at Olympics
AP, 05 Aug 2021
Sydney McLaughlin of the United States broke her own world record Wednesday and won the Olympic 400-meter-hurdles gold.
Exclusive footage shows massive influx of illegal immigrants
FOX, 05 Aug 2021
Fox News correspondent Bill Melugin reports from La Joya, Texas where migrants continue to enter as COVID cases surge.
Lebanese hold moment of silence to mark anniversary of blast
AFP, 05 Aug 2021
Lebanese hold a minute of silence at 18:07 (15:07 GMT) exactly one year after a monster blast ravaged Beirut killing 200 people, traumatising the nation and bringing an already ...
Shontel Brown wins Ohio Democratic congressional primary over Nina Turner
CBS, 04 Aug 2021
In Ohio's 11th Congressional District, an establishment Democrat clinched a major primary victory over the progressive candidate.
Beirut blast impact one year on: 'There are no jobs'
Al Jazeera, 04 Aug 2021
The blast couldn't have come at a worse time for Lebanon. The country is still suffering its worst economic crisis in decades - the currency has collapsed and tens of thousands ...
Olympics high jump gold medallist says why he shared podium
BBC, 04 Aug 2021
An incredible Olympic high jump final ended with both Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi taking gold medals.
Morning News NOW Full Broadcast - August 4 | NBC News NOW
NBC, 04 Aug 2021
New York Governor Cuomo faces calls to resign over the attorney
Are schools prepared for children returning to school? | COVID-19 Special
DW, 04 Aug 2021
The pandemic shut down schools around the world. In some countries they are now reopening.
Ontario's stance unchanged on mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for schools, Lecce says | FULL
CA, 04 Aug 2021
Ontario still will not mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for students or staff when returning to school in September, unlike with other vaccinations currently required in schools, E...
French President Emmanuel Macron aims to raise at least $350 million in emergency aid for Lebanon
FRANCE24, 04 Aug 2021
French President Emmanuel #Macron aims to raise at least $350 million in emergency aid for #Lebanon on Wednesday at a donor conference held on the first anniversary of a massive...
CrossTalk | Return of Trump?
RT, 04 Aug 2021
There are growing indications Donald Trump will indeed make a third run for the presidency in 2024.
Belarus Olympic athlete changes flight route to Poland due to security fears
Telegraph, 04 Aug 2021
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya left Tokyo for Austria, adding another dramatic twist to a diplomatic saga in which she had sought refuge at the Polish embassy.
Afghanistan: Fears for women's rights after Taliban resurgence
Sky, 04 Aug 2021
Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, member of the UN High Council for National Reconciliation, warns women will suffer the most if the Taliban takes over Afghanistan.
Personal Tales of Aiding Xinjiang: The story of Emran Tursun
CGTN, 04 Aug 2021
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Virtual reality technology brings Olympic Games to Tokyo’s disabled children
SCMP, 04 Aug 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The Tokyo Olympic Games has come alive to scores of the host city’s disabled children, thanks to ...
Legal & General CEO on 1H Earnings, Investment Opportunities
Bloomberg, 04 Aug 2021
Aug.04 -- Nigel Wilson, Legal & General chief executive officer, discusses first half earnings, investment opportunities, and the future of work.
Greece: Wildfires reach outskirts of Athens forcing thousands of residents to flee
Guardian, 04 Aug 2021
Thousands of residents in the northern outskirts of Athens have been forced to leave their homes as a forest wildfire reached residential areas.
How to build an artificial tree Energy Source
FT, 04 Aug 2021
Can you build the equivalent of 39,000 trees into a suitcase? A tiny start-up founded by three Stanford graduates believes its lab holds the secret to reducing climate change.
DeSantis downplays Delta threat as Florida sets new hospitalization record
CD, 04 Aug 2021
While the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads across the