Friday, Sep 17, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Can urban forests cool down cities scorched by climate change?
BBC, 15 Sep 2021
Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, is one of many urban locations around the world struggling with rising temperatures and climate change.
This can cause respiratory problems, exhaustion and heat strokes.
Some seek to battle the heat with air conditioning, but one man is trying to find a solution by planting urban forests.
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White House offers to talk to Nicki Minaj about COVID-19 vaccines
Reuters, 17 Sep 2021
The White House is willing to set up a call for American rapper Nicki Minaj about the safety and effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccine after she said she wanted to do more re...
SpaceX’s All-Civilian Inspiration4 Crew Orbiting Earth
NBC, 17 Sep 2021
In what’s expected to be a three-day mission, four everyday Americans
White House offers call with doctors after Nicki Minaj posts vaccine misinformation on Twitter
CBS, 17 Sep 2021
Earlier this week, rapper Nicki Minaj tweeted misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine, prompting backlash from doctors and governments around the world.
Wyoming wants US to end grizzly bear protections
AP, 17 Sep 2021
Wyoming will ask the federal government to remove its protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region.
IMF Chief Cited for Pressure to Improve China World Bank Data
Bloomberg, 17 Sep 2021
Sep.16 -- The head of the International Monetary Fund was called out by her former employer.
Kudlow: They should be ashamed of themselves for putting this out there
FOX, 17 Sep 2021
'Kudlow' host and 'Special Report' anchor Bret Baier discuss
Trending in China: Pole dancing grandpa gains internet fame
SCMP, 17 Sep 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A 72-year-old man has been practising pole dancing since 2014.
Bay District Schools offering 500 dollar reward for leads on school vandalisms
WMBB, 17 Sep 2021
Bay District Schools offering 500 dollar reward for leads on school vandalisms.
Scottish health minister hits back at BBC after VIDEO showing him fall off a scooter goes viral
Global Report, 17 Sep 2021
Scotland’s health secretary wasn’t impressed when a BBC editor posted a video from the Scottish parliament, in which the already-injured SNP minister trips over the wheel of his...
Nicki Minaj's Cousin's Friend's Balls vs. Science!
RT, 17 Sep 2021
Nicki Minaj has been talking a lot of boll**ks about Covid. So much so, she’s ended up arguing with Britain’s chief medical officer, has been condemned on live TV by Trinidad’s ...
Don’t Go Tellin' Your Momma: Remixing the Black ABCs | Op-Docs
NYT, 17 Sep 2021
The Black ABCs were once taught across the United States. Created in 1970 by two Chicago teachers and the Society for Visual Education, the cards and posters linked the 26 lette...
COVID-19: Alberta officials discuss urgent situation facing province's healthcare system | FULL
CA, 17 Sep 2021
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health and the president and CEO of Alberta Health Services will be speaking about COVID-19 and the pressures on the health system on Thursday...
The Press Preview - a first look at Friday's headlines
Sky, 17 Sep 2021
Sky's Jayne Secker takes a first look at Friday's headlines with columnist at the i newspaper Ian Dunt, and the former government minister Anna Soubry.
Chair of John Lewis says government should make it easier to recruit HGV drivers
ITV, 17 Sep 2021
The John Lewis Partnership reported its results for the first six months of its financial year.
Afghan musicians mourn abandoned instruments after Taliban takeover
AFP, 17 Sep 2021
Musical instruments have been off limits since the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan.
Chinese outrage at new US-UK-Australian security pact
BBC, 17 Sep 2021
China has strongly criticised a new defence and security pact between the United States, UK and Australia.
Protesters allowed to walk in front of cars and block M25 by police
Telegraph, 17 Sep 2021
The Telegraph has been passed footage which shows a Metropolitan Police officer allowing protesters to walk in front of cars and take their places at junction 25 on the M25 wher...
France seeks to limit financial hit from submarine fiasco • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 17 Sep 2021
The French government is seeking to limit any financial hit to the company that signed a now-cancelled submarine deal with Australia.
Indo-Pacific: AUKUS alliance causes anger in France and EU
DW, 17 Sep 2021
Paris has expressed a feeling of betrayal after Australia went back on a deal to buy French submarines.
Canada election: Has Trudeau's gamble backfired? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 17 Sep 2021
The pressure is on for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as Canada prepares for upcoming federal elections.