Saturday, Sep 19, 2020
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Beirut explosion: Captain Boris Prokoshev on why Rhosus was in Beirut
BBC, 08 Aug 2020
Lebanon's government has blamed the huge blast that devastated parts of Beirut on the detonation of 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored at the city's port.
The government has not named the source of the ammonium nitrate, but the same amount of the chemical arrived in Beirut in November 2013 on a Moldovan-flagged cargo ship, the MV Rhosus.
Moscow correspondent, Sarah Rainsford, spoke to the ship's captain Boris Prokoshev.
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Biden pays tribute to late Supreme Court Justice
AP, 19 Sep 2020
Former US Vice President Joe Biden has paid to tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her enduring legacy.
'Beyond heroic': Hannity praises RBG for battling cancer with 'incredible courage'
FOX, 19 Sep 2020
Sean Hannity discusses the distinguished legacy of Justice Ruth
Coronavirus: Will a second COVID-19 wave resemble the first wave?
CA, 19 Sep 2020
Rapid increases in new COVID-19 cases could quickly spiral out of control, public health officials said Friday as some provinces continued to impose new and tougher public healt...
Big turnout on day one of early voting
Reuters, 19 Sep 2020
Voters cast their ballots Friday in Minnesota as the first day of early voting got underway in the state along with South Dakota, Wyoming and Virginia.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead At 87
NBC, 19 Sep 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice who was as pioneering as she was brash, died on Friday, the court said.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A look back at her life
CNN, 19 Sep 2020
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, the court announced.
Special Report: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87
CBS, 19 Sep 2020
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87 from complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg
NYT, 19 Sep 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. The second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, she had powerful opinions that made her a cultural icon.
Enel Group CEO Starace on Clean Energy Future 8:05a
Bloomberg, 19 Sep 2020
Sep.18 -- Enel Group Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Beijing publishes white paper detailing three decades of peace operations around globe
CGTN, 19 Sep 2020
The year of 2020 marks 30 years since #China first started participating in #UnitedNations' #peacekeeping operations.
Medical professionals turn to music making as a tonic
PBS, 19 Sep 2020
Where do healers find comfort? For some U.S. doctors and caregivers, the answer is in music.
Pompeo visits refugee reception centre in Brazil
AFP, 19 Sep 2020
A Brazilian military official and other authorities gather to
Marathon Dan: Victorian premier Daniel Andrews briefs media on coronavirus 77 days in a row
Guardian, 19 Sep 2020
The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has held media briefings for 77 days in a row after the state was hit by a second outbreak of coronavirus.
Warplane diplomacy: "Selling F35s to the Emiratis was always part of the deal"
FRANCE24, 19 Sep 2020
"It's arms for peace instead of land for peace," says France 24 Jerusalem correspondent Irris Makler in The World This Week.
Trump promises Covid vaccine as early US election voting opens
ITV, 19 Sep 2020
The drama of the US election debates, and inevitable twists and turns on the campaign trail are to come.
The TikTok And WeChat Download Bans, Explained: CNBC After Hours
CNBC, 19 Sep 2020
CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, Deirdre Bosa explains the difference between the U.S.
Police arrest Extinction Rebellion activists in Amsterdam
RT, 19 Sep 2020
Dozens of Extinction Rebellion activists were arrested after staging a protest calling on the Dutch government to take more action to combat climate change, in Amsterdam, on Fri...
Scientists say vast areas of Siberia are thawing with "devastating consequences"
BBC, 19 Sep 2020
Scientists are warning that across Siberia, vast areas normally frozen all year round, are now thawing, with potentially devastating consequences for the global climate.
Fans fear for the survival of smaller football clubs if they can't return
Sky, 19 Sep 2020
With tougher measures to stop coronavirus on the horizon, football fans fear some clubs may close forever if doors don't re-open.
Singapore firm offers one-gram gold bar to attract ‘ordinary’ investors
SCMP, 19 Sep 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A Singaporean company is offering consumers, via a mobile app, the ability to buy much smaller go...