Friday, Jul 30, 2021
Focus on the big picture
'I lost the ability to speak': Van Jones describes moment Bezos donated $100M
CNN, 21 Jul 2021
Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and world's wealthiest man, has donated $100 million each to CNN contributor Van Jones and chef José Andrés, founder of World Central Kitchen. #CNN #News
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AP, 30 Jul 2021
Here’s the latest for Thursday, July 29: Federal employees to face new vaccine mandates; Disgraced former Cardinal charged with sexual assault; Thunderstorms, tornado hit Wiscon...
Concha rips 'smug' Chuck Todd's claim that media bias doesn't exist
FOX, 30 Jul 2021
Fox News contributor Joe Concha joins 'Fox & Friends First' and
Have our brains reached capacity? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 30 Jul 2021
Annie Murphy Paul is on a mission to rethink thinking because, according to her, our brains are reaching capacity.
Around The Globe: All About Japan And The Olympic Games
NBC, 30 Jul 2021
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are underway and we have answers to all of your Olympic questions.
Tokyo Olympics: Climbing brothers shoot for Olympic medal
Reuters, 30 Jul 2021
The Mawem Brothers from France will compete against each other at the #Tokyo2020 Olympics when climbing makes its debut at the Games.
Robinhood CEO: We're relentlessly focused on the long-term
CNN, 30 Jul 2021
Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev talks with CNN's Julia Chatterley about IPO pricing, retail investors, and regulatory issues just before the opening bell on this pivotal day in the fir...
Protesters continue push for Tokyo Olympics cancellation as COVID-19 cases surge
CA, 30 Jul 2021
Protesters gathered in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday to continue their push for the cancellation of the Summer Games as COVID-19 cases surge in the city, which has seen a record high...
U.S. GDP reaches pre-pandemic levels as initial jobless claims fall
CBS, 30 Jul 2021
The Labor Department says 400,000 Americans filed first-time unemployment claims last week, down 24,000 from the previous week.
Garlic beer? A microbrewery reinvents the pint
AFP, 30 Jul 2021
Would you prefer a chili beer or perhaps a cool garlic larger? This Canadian micro-brewery in is reinventing the classic pint by brewing unusual beers on demand to satisfy coura...
Malala says girls' education 'worth fighting for'
BBC, 30 Jul 2021
Malala Yousafzai has warned that the world "is facing a girls' education crisis", with more than 130 million girls missing out on school.
Meet the People Burning California to Save It
NYT, 30 Jul 2021
Frequent, low-intensity fires known as prescribed burns are one of the best ways to stop wildfires.
India and US pledge to deepen ties
DW, 29 Jul 2021
The US and India's top diplomats have pledged to deepen ties between their countries and strengthen a regional front against Beijing's assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific.
Nestle's Schneider on Higher Costs' Impacting Pandemic Rebound
Bloomberg, 29 Jul 2021
Jul.29 -- Food and beverage giant Nestle, reversed guidance on
Joe Biden blames 'Freudian slip' for confusing Trump with Obama in speech gaffe
Telegraph, 29 Jul 2021
President Joe Biden confused former President Obama with Donald Trump during a speech today in Pennsylvania, blaming the mistake on a “Freudian slip”.
US gymnast pulls out of another final, the second time in days
RT, 29 Jul 2021
Star US gymnast Simone Biles has pulled out of yet another final. This is her second decision to do so in a matter of days.
Tunisian presidency sacks head of national TV channel • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 29 Jul 2021
The Tunisian presidency fired the head of the national television channel on Wednesday after two guests were briefly banned from entering its studios to take part in a programme.
The Point: Next phase of the new coronavirus origin studies
CGTN, 29 Jul 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China has called the WHO's proposed plan on phase-2 virus origins tracing shocking and one that ignores common sense and science.
Heavy flooding hits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh
Guardian, 29 Jul 2021
Thousands of shelters in Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh have been flooded after heavy rainfall battered the region for more than a week, deepening the despair amo...
BREAKING: Record 689,313 people 'pinged' by NHS COVID app
Sky, 29 Jul 2021
A record 689,313 people in England and Wales have been 'pinged' by the NHS COVID app - up 11.4% from the previous week.
Coming face to face with China’s ‘dragon man’
SCMP, 29 Jul 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube When Dr Ni Xijun first held this 146,000-year-old skull fossil in his hands, he said he knew some...