Tuesday, Jul 07, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Bond Yields to Stay Lower for Longer, HSBC's Major Says
Bloomberg, 30 Jun 2020
Jun.30 -- U.S. Treasury yields are stuck at current levels for "a long time," Steven Major, global head of fixed income research at HSBC, says during an interview ...
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
DW, 07 Jul 2020
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said in an interview that his latest coronavirus test came back positive.
Super Bowl MVP Mahomes signs $503 million contract
Reuters, 07 Jul 2020
Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes has signed a record 10-year contract extension to stay with the Kansas City Chiefs through the 2031 season.
Should schools reopen this fall despite spike in COVID-19?
CBS, 07 Jul 2020
President Trump is urging all schools to reopen in the fall, but some parents, teachers and local officials are concerned as coronavirus hospitalizations spike.
Coronavirus pandemic accelerating, still short of peak: WHO
AFP, 07 Jul 2020
Some 400,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported over the weekend and the new coronavirus pandemic shows no sign of slowing down, says World Health Organization (WHO) director-g...
Brazilian President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
FOX, 07 Jul 2020
Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil, has tested positive
Coronavirus: How will the City of Toronto enforce mandatory face masks?
CA, 07 Jul 2020
As the bylaw requiring residents to wear face masks or coverings while in indoor public settings came into effect Tuesday morning, City of Toronto spokesperson Brad Ross explain...
Black Armed Protesters March Through Georgia Confederate Memorial On July 4th | NBC News NOW
NBC, 07 Jul 2020
Video shows dozens of predominantly Black masked, armed protesters marching to the controversial Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial in Georgia on July 4th.
Who will be Trump’s political heir?
CNN, 07 Jul 2020
Whether in 2020 or 2024, President Donald Trump will no longer be the President and another member of the Republican Party will be next in line.
Australia's second-largest city Melbourne reimposes lockdown
Al Jazeera, 07 Jul 2020
Millions of people in Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, are going back into lockdown after a resurgence in coronavirus infections.
The Point: Why did the U.S. send aircraft carriers to South China Sea?
CGTN, 07 Jul 2020
Two U.S. aircraft carriers, the USS Ronald Reagan and USS Nimitz, are in the waters of the South China Sea.
Bulgari Expects to Recover Sales Lost to Virus Within 2 Years
Bloomberg, 07 Jul 2020
Jul.07 -- Bulgari Chief Executive Officer Jean-Christophe Babin
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world
BBC, 07 Jul 2020
His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made tens of billions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Boris Johnson remembers victims of 7/7 London bombings
Telegraph, 07 Jul 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has recorded a message to remember the victims of the 7/7 London bombings.
Melbourne locks down as community transfer soars
FRANCE24, 07 Jul 2020
Australia’s second-largest city will re-enter lockdown for six weeks on Wednesday after Melbourne recorded 191 new cases in one day.
BREAKING: Johnny Depp tells High Court ex-wife Amber Heard 'struck me'
Sky, 07 Jul 2020
Johnny Depp has alledged that his ex-wife Amber Heard assaulted him while giving evidence at the High Court for his libel case against The Sun.
First On-Screen Kiss: Sienna Miller
AP, 07 Jul 2020
Sienna Miller's first on-screen kiss was with Bond, James Bond.
Coronavirus: What to expect from Rishi Sunak's Summer Statement
FT, 07 Jul 2020
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak will unveil his ‘Summer Statement’ on Wednesday, and businesses are fervently hoping that a further package of stimulus measures will be revealed.
At least 21 killed, 15 injured as bus veers off road into reservoir in China
RT, 07 Jul 2020
At least 21 people have died and 15 have been left seriously injured after a bus carrying high school students veered off a road, broke through a guardrail and sank into a reser...
Extreme weather in China triggers deadly flooding and mudslides, affecting millions of people
SCMP, 07 Jul 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Torrential rains have been pounding large areas of China, triggering floods, mudslides and destro...
Behind the scenes as Wales' Senedd adapts to cope with coronavirus
ITV, 07 Jul 2020
ITV Cymru Wales' Political Editor, Adrian Masters was given exclusive