Saturday, Sep 19, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Coronavirus Poses New Challenges to Student Housing
Bloomberg, 16 Sep 2020
Sep.15 -- Bill Bayless, American Campus Communities chief executive officer, says the coronavirus pandemic could force colleges to update student housing.
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.
CDC Reverses Course On Covid Testing For Asymptomatic People
NBC, 19 Sep 2020
After facing criticism, the CDC has changed its guidance again on testing: asymptomatic people who have come in contact with Covid-19 should get tested.
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.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87
CA, 19 Sep 2020
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a worldwide icon for gender equality, has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87, the court confirmed Friday.
Pompeo visits refugee reception centre in Brazil
AFP, 19 Sep 2020
A Brazilian military official and other authorities gather to
White House announces aid to Puerto Rico for 2017 storm
Reuters, 19 Sep 2020
The White House announced nearly $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico to help it recover from 2017's devastating Hurricane Maria, leading President Trump's critics to question his ...
Biden campaigns in battleground state of Minnesota
AP, 19 Sep 2020
A solidly blue state for the past half century, Minnesota became an unquestioned presidential battleground on Friday as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Bide...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age 87: Report
FOX, 19 Sep 2020
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age
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.
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.
Trump announces billions in aid for Puerto Rico
CBS, 19 Sep 2020
President Trump on Friday announced billions of dollars in aid for Puerto Rico, saying the island has "been hit very very hard by a lot of different storms and they're great peo...
WATCH LIVE: Pence joins roundtable of Latino voters in Phoenix
PBS, 19 Sep 2020
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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...
US elections 2020: Ballot drop boxes installed across states
Al Jazeera, 19 Sep 2020
The US Postal Service has warned that millions of mail-in votes may not arrive in time to be counted November 3, the Election Day.
Boris Johnson admits UK 'seeing a second wave coming in'
Telegraph, 19 Sep 2020
Boris Johnson has said that a second nationwide lockdown is “the last thing anyone wants” but has admitted that the UK is “now seeing a second wave” of coronavirus.