Saturday, Sep 19, 2020
Focus on the big picture
China's August Output, Retail Sales Beat Estimates
Bloomberg, 15 Sep 2020
Sep.14 -- China's economic recovery sped up in August, led by the first growth in retail sales since Covid-19 hit early in the year and an acceleration in industrial ...
Coronavirus numbers drag down Trump and GOP in battleground states
CNN, 19 Sep 2020
CNN's John King looks at new polling numbers across key battleground states with Alex Burns from The New York Times.
People line up in Minnesota as early voting begins
AP, 19 Sep 2020
The battleground state of Minnesota has begun voting in the presidential election.
Coronavirus: Canadian health officials provide update on COVID-19 | LIVE
CA, 19 Sep 2020
Canada's chief medical officer of health Dr. Theresa Tam will give an update on the country's ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19 on Friday.
Survey: Young Americans lack basic knowledge about the Holocaust
CBS, 18 Sep 2020
A disturbing new survey finds a lack of basic knowledge about the Holocaust among young Americans.
Trump admin set to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran
FOX, 18 Sep 2020
Former Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. will rejoin Iran
Fear of confinement boosts French private pool sales
AFP, 18 Sep 2020
The fear of (re)confinement due to the Coronavirus leads to an increase in the number of swimming pools being constructed at private residences.
LIVE: Schumer pushes for federal funds to save Broadway
Reuters, 18 Sep 2020
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks at an event to ask for federal funds to help Broadway after it has been closed for more than six months due to COVID-19.
Taiwan: China's next target? | DW Analysis
DW, 18 Sep 2020
Despite China’s increasingly aggressive behaviour both at home and abroad, Beijing’s open threat to take control of Taiwan by force is receiving comparatively little attention –...
Brazilian Singer Anitta Speaks About New Album, Working With Cardi B | NBC News NOW
NBC, 18 Sep 2020
In an interview with NBC Latino, Brazilian singer Anitta speaks about her new song "Me Gusta," which features rapper Cardi B and how her album mixes Brazilian culture with Latin...
How Tom Holland Seeks Revenge in ‘The Devil All the Time’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 18 Sep 2020
“You got time for a sinner?” That line from the vengeance-seeking Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) is delivered with a sense of both weariness and foreboding.
Archaeologists in Mexico find first Mayan slave ship
Al Jazeera, 18 Sep 2020
Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a Mayan slave ship. It is the first time that this kind of ship has been found.
Live: UN chief hosts virtual meeting on SDG and COVID-19 recovery
CGTN, 18 Sep 2020
On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a virtual 'SDG Moment' with about 20 world leaders to set out a vision for a Decade of Action and recovery fro...
European Heritage Days: discovering the hidden cultural gems hiding in plain sight
FRANCE24, 18 Sep 2020
Every year, monuments, museums and historical buildings throw their doors open for one weekend, allowing visitors to peek inside embassies, institutions and even the presidentia...
COVID-19: Sturgeon warns hard but necessary decisions are likely
Sky, 18 Sep 2020
Nicola Sturgeon says difficult but necessary decisions are likely in the coming days to tackle COVID-19 as the country reaches a 'critical point' in fighting the virus.
Face masks: Doctor busts six common myths
Telegraph, 18 Sep 2020
As Britain continues to embark on the 'new normal' of wearing face coverings, many have complained about being forced to wear masks.
Chinese start-up launches plant-based meat as coronavirus fuels healthy eating trend
SCMP, 18 Sep 2020
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Citi's Bailin Sees Market Rotation Into Cyclicals
Bloomberg, 18 Sep 2020
Sep.18 -- David Bailin, Citigroup Inc.'s global head of investments,
London New Year's Eve fireworks cancelled due to Covid risk, says mayor
Guardian, 18 Sep 2020
The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that the annual firework display on New Year's Eve will not go ahead because of concerns about large numbers of people gathering in t...
Lesbos: Greek police move migrants to new camp after Moria fire
BBC, 18 Sep 2020
Police on the Greek island of Lesbos are moving thousands of migrants and refugees from the fire-gutted Moria camp to a new tent city nearby.
'Patriotic education' | Trump announces creation of national '1776 Commission'
RT, 18 Sep 2020
Critical race theory and revisionist history such as the New York Times’ 1619 Project are “toxic” need to be countered with patriotic education, US president Donald Trump vowed,...