Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Corinthia London Hotel Seeing 'Huge Pent-up Demand', CEO Says
Bloomberg, 14 May 2021
May.14 -- The U.K. takes another stop closer to easing lockdown with much of the leisure sector opening next week. International Hotel Investments CEO Simon ...
White House not predicting big set of 'deliverables' from Biden-Putin Summit
FOX, 16 Jun 2021
Fox News' Peter Doocy previews the meeting between the two leaders
Mayors urge federal action to stem gun violence
AP, 16 Jun 2021
Mayors of cities touched by mass shootings gathered Tuesday for a virtual news conference to again urge swift federal action to stem gun violence.
Alberta continues to see a decline in daily COVID-19 case numbers | FULL
CA, 16 Jun 2021
Alberta continues to see COVID-19 cases decline on a daily basis in the province according to deputy chief medical officer Dr.
Mysterious stones spark diamond rush in South Africa
AFP, 16 Jun 2021
Thousands have flocked to a hillside in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province hoping to find diamonds, after a cattle herder unearthed a handful of unidentified crystal-like peb...
Biden and Putin prepare to meet with US-Russian relations at post-Cold War low
BBC, 16 Jun 2021
President Biden is preparing for a summit meeting with President Putin of Russia, with relations between their countries at their lowest point in decades.
Olympic Runner Says Burrito Led To False Positive For Banned Steroid
NBC, 16 Jun 2021
Olympic runner Shelby Houlihan is banned from competing for four years after a drug test turned up positive for a banned steroid.
Breakingviews TV: Lordstown
Reuters, 16 Jun 2021
The implosion of Lordstown Motors could signal trouble for the SPAC boom. Robert Cyran explains how the company’s projections and inaccurate statements offer a tempting target f...
WATCH: How to tell if someone might be in an abusive relationship and how to help
PBS, 16 Jun 2021
Tosha Connors, CEO of My Sister's House, said it was important to recognize what intimate partner violence looks like, and realize that it may not always be physical, and can ve...
'Pure insanity': See top Trump DOJ official's response to election probe request
CNN, 16 Jun 2021
New emails from Justice Department and White House officials
Bangladesh: Is Bhasan Char a 'prison island' for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 16 Jun 2021
Concerns are mounting about the fate of some 20,000 Rohingya refugees who have been relocated to a remote island 60km (37.5 miles) off the coast of Bangladesh in recent months.
Former U.S. ambassador to Turkey on Biden's talks with Erdoğan
CBS, 16 Jun 2021
President Biden held his first face-to-face talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan since Mr.
Underreported cases and a spreading Delta variant: Is India opening up too soon? | COVID-19 Special
DW, 15 Jun 2021
A second wave of COVID-19 hit India hard. But case numbers look like they're falling.
The 'Net-Zero' trend | Moral Money
FT, 15 Jun 2021
Over the past few years, 'net-zero' pledges have been made globally, committing organizations to produce no more greenhouse gases than they are emitting.
'Biden leads reluctant Europeans into united front against China'
FRANCE24, 15 Jun 2021
IN THE PRESS – Tuesday, June 15, 2021: NATO's tough stance on China is seen as a "landmark shift" and a "win for Joe Biden" but many papers note that European allies didn't want...
'Daniel Morgan deserved better': Home Secretary announces review into police conduct body
Sky, 15 Jun 2021
The Home Secretary has announced a review of the IPOC - the Independent Office for Police Conduct - after a report into the death of private investigator Daniel Morgan accused t...
Morning Stock Movers: Boeing, Cliffs, Spirit Airlines
Bloomberg, 15 Jun 2021
Jun.15 -- Bloomberg's Romaine Bostick runs down the biggest moving stocks in today's pre-market trading.
'Drink water': Ronaldo removes Coca-Cola bottles in press conference
Telegraph, 15 Jun 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo has been praised by anti-obesity campaigners
Hidden Heroes: A Rural Library, 36 years in the Making
CD, 15 Jun 2021
In 1985, a #library containing 10000 books was set up in one of the poorest villages in Central #China's Hunan province.
President Vladimir Putin's interview with NBC ahead of Putin-Biden summit
RT, 15 Jun 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to NBC and discusses
Biden calls Putin 'a worthy adversary' ahead of meeting
CGTN, 15 Jun 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-15/Biden-calls-Putin-a-worthy-adversary-ahead-of-meeting--117ivKVGIFy/index.html Two days before his Wednesday meeting with Russia's...