Friday, Jul 30, 2021
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Can we win the battle against Covid variants? night
BBC, 15 Jun 2021
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The final stage of easing lockdown restrictions in England is to be delayed until 19 July.
It comes amid rising cases, driven by the more transmissible Delta variant, which was first identified in India.
However, the latest data from Public health England shows encouraging signs of just how effective a double dose of the vaccination is proving against covid hospitalisation from the Delta variant.
Pfizer has proved up to 96% effective after two jabs, Astra-Zeneca up to 92% after both.
Can we win the battle against Covid variants?
Newsnight’s Health correspondent Deb Cohen reports.
Russian module sends Space Station spinning
Reuters, 30 Jul 2021
The International Space Station was thrown briefly out of control when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was dock...
Three dead as wildfires blaze in southern Turkey
DW, 30 Jul 2021
At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured as a result of large forest fires in southern Turkey according to state news agency Anadolu.
Carl Levin, powerful military voice, dies at 87
AP, 30 Jul 2021
Former Sen. Carl Levin, a powerful voice for the military during his career as Michigan's longest-serving U.S.
Seattle officers not allowed to police homeless encampments: Jason Rantz
FOX, 30 Jul 2021
Seattle radio host and former deputy assistant to defense secretary Amber Smith discuss uptick in violence across major cities and the military's 'misplaced' priorities.
Myanmar: Six months on from military coup
AFP, 30 Jul 2021
It has been six months since Myanmar's military seized power and ousted the civilian government, arresting its leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
QC police, firefighters dispose missing woman's body after mistaking it for mannequin
CA, 30 Jul 2021
Firefighters and police in Sherbrooke, Que., have hampered a criminal investigation after mistaking a woman's burnt body for a mannequin.
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) - July 29th, 2021
NBC, 30 Jul 2021
Growing debate over booster shot, workplaces change plans for return to office, and FAA recruiting gamers for next generation of air traffic controllers.
White House announces new policy for federal workers
CBS, 30 Jul 2021
In an address to the nation on Thursday, President Biden announced new incentives to encourage more Americans to get vaccinated.
Simone Biles: Young gymnasts comment on her withdrawal
BBC, 30 Jul 2021
Young gymnasts in New York back Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from the Olympics team final earlier this week.
PBS NewsHour full episode, July 29, 2021
PBS, 30 Jul 2021
Thursday on the NewsHour, a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases prompts authorities nationwide to push harder for masking and vaccinations.
COVID infections strike multiple athletes in Tokyo
Sky, 30 Jul 2021
Two pole vaulters have been ruled out of the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, after Tokyo reported record daily infections.
I Changed Astronomy Forever. He Won the Nobel Prize for It. | 'Almost Famous' by Op-Docs
NYT, 30 Jul 2021
Growing up in a Quaker household, Jocelyn Bell Burnell was raised to believe that she had as much right to an education as anyone else.
Tokyo’s coronavirus infections hit record high for the third straight day amid Olympics
SCMP, 30 Jul 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube With the Olympics well underway, Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus infections for the th...
Luke McCulloch: The popular soldier whose death is still felt today
ITV, 30 Jul 2021
British military involvement in Aghanistan is coming to an end but the pain and loss it involved is not.
Healthcare and Fitness Sector Will Stay Strong, Kennedy Lewis Says
Bloomberg, 30 Jul 2021
Jul.29 -- Kennedy Lewis Managing Partner David Chene talks about the IPO of F45 Training and health and fitness space.
Biden remarks on pace of Covid vaccinations among Americans – watch live
Guardian, 30 Jul 2021
Joe Biden delivers remarks on the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States
What's the future of remote work? Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and others weigh in
CNN, 30 Jul 2021
Foreseeable Future is CNN Business’ live event series that brings transformative voices together to discuss and debate disruptive shifts in business and technology, serving as a...
Tunisian president pledges to protect freedoms | Eye on Africa • FRANCE 24 English • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 30 Jul 2021
The political situation in Tunisia remains unsteady as Kais Saied pledges to protect freedoms.
Fire in Lebanon | Massive wildfires ravage the country's north
RT, 30 Jul 2021
Hot weather and strong winds have descended upon the country’s northern province of Akkar, fueling multiple wildlife fires.
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.