Sunday, Jul 25, 2021
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Jeff Bezos and crew launch into space on New Shepard
BBC, 21 Jul 2021
Billionaire Jeff Bezos has launched into space, in the first crewed flight of his rocket ship, New Shepard.
He was accompanied by his brother Mark Bezos, the 82-year-old space race pioneer Wally Funk, and an 18-year-old student.
New Shepard, built by Bezos' company Blue Origin, is designed to serve the burgeoning market for space tourism.
The passengers include the oldest person to go into space - Ms Funk - and the youngest, student Oliver Daemen.
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French President Macron arrives in French Polynesia
AFP, 25 Jul 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives on the island of Tahiti for a four-day trip to French Polynesia, which he plans to start with a hospital visit before travelling to four...
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) - July 24th, 2021
NBC, 25 Jul 2021
Athletes adjust to new normal at Tokyo Olympics, Covid booster shot update, and breakthrough Covid cases.
Dan Bongino: Fighting to preserve freedom in America
FOX, 25 Jul 2021
'Unfiltered' host reveals to viewers what countries that aren't
Iraqi PM says country no longer needs US combat troops
AP, 25 Jul 2021
Iraq's prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame for redeployment will depend on the ou...
Mexico aids fight against Western Canada wildfires, while western US suffers major infernos
CA, 25 Jul 2021
About 100 Mexican firefighters have now arrived in British Columbia to help emergency crews as they are pushed to the brink by an overwhelming wildfire season.
U.S. Justice Department will not probe nursing-home deaths in New York, two other states
Reuters, 25 Jul 2021
The U.S. Justice Department decided not to open a civil-rights investigation into nursing homes in New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan regarding their COVID-19 responses, dealin...
Divided paths: finding acceptance as elderly gay men in Hong Kong
SCMP, 25 Jul 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Grey and Pride is a Hong Kong NGO that serves the city’s elderly LGBT community by campaigning fo...
NFL chief medical officer explains vaccine memo
CNN, 25 Jul 2021
NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills explains a memo sent out by the league that said if a game cannot be rescheduled and is canceled due to a Covid-19 outbreak among unvac...
Emergency workers and transport staff added to Covid 'test to return to work' scheme
ITV, 25 Jul 2021
Emergency workers - including police, firefighters and Border
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum presents special exhibit
WMBB, 25 Jul 2021
A Franklin County museum is educating the community about a dark period in European history.
Proposed Hungary LGBTQ+ legislation could see people abandon the country
Sky, 25 Jul 2021
A pride march becomes a demonstration against new laws that could censor gay culture in Hungary.
Life and reconstruction in Zhengzhou after heavy rain and flood
CGTN, 25 Jul 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video On July 24, a stringer hit the streets of Zhengzhou, Henan Province, after the heaviest downpour in decades and subsequent flooding.
Sky is not the limit | Highlights of the fifth day of the MAKS-21 air show
RT, 25 Jul 2021
The program of the fifth day included a demonstration flight of Sukhoi SSJ-100, Visitors could also enjoy solo flights performed by pilots on Exrta-330, MiG-35 and Su-35S and pa...
Usain Bolt discusses Olympic career, family and future
CBS, 25 Jul 2021
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has already made history. Now he's a spectator for the next generation of competitors.
Norway: Ten years after the far-right Utoya massacre | Focus on Europe
DW, 25 Jul 2021
In 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Breivik murdered 69 people on the vacation island of Utoya.
Lula: "Jair Bolsonaro is an agent of genocide" • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 25 Jul 2021
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said his country is paying the price for current president Jair Bolsonaro's "incom...
Are democratic reforms at risk in Tanzania? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 25 Jul 2021
Tanzania's main opposition party is demanding answers after police arrested its leader.
Tokyo Olympics: Ecuador's Richard Carapaz wins men’s road race
Telegraph, 24 Jul 2021
Richard Carapaz wins Tokyo Olympics men's road race after Team GB rider Geraint Thomas withdrew following a crash.
Firefighters escape Tamarack wildfire by driving through flames
Guardian, 24 Jul 2021
A group of firefighters had a close escape when fast-moving flames engulfed them as they battled the Tamarack wildfire in Nevada.
The refugee athlete who lost his mum to Covid
BBC, 24 Jul 2021
Abdullah Sediqi escaped gang violence in Afghanistan and fled to Belgium where he continued his taekwondo training in a refugee camp.