Friday, Jul 23, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Dow suffers biggest drop of the year
CNN, 20 Jul 2021
Investors are getting spooked by the rising numbers of Covid-19 cases as the Delta variant spreads across the globe
House select committee on Capitol riot to hold first hearing: What to expect
CBS, 23 Jul 2021
Several Capitol and Metropolitan police officers are set to testify before lawmakers investigating the January 6 insurrection during the House select committee's first hearing T...
Greek underwater ‘museum’ offers a dive into history
AFP, 23 Jul 2021
At more than 25 metres under the Aegean Sea, this underwater ‘museum’, a mix between diving and archaeology, offers an alternative kind of tourism.
Watch Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh Spar in ‘Black Widow’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 23 Jul 2021
Two characters reunite, and start up a fight, in this scene from “Black Widow.” It has been two decades since Natasha (Scarlett Johansson) has seen Yelena (Florence Pugh).
The cost of hosting the Olympics
BBC, 23 Jul 2021
Hosting the Olympics comes with a hefty price tag. But is holding
Ethics questions arise as Hunter Biden set to attend art expo
FOX, 23 Jul 2021
Former George W. Bush ethics attorney Richard Painter joins 'Fox
Tokyo marks Olympics opening ceremony with fireworks
Reuters, 23 Jul 2021
Skies over the National Stadium exploded in indigo and white as fireworks marked the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony.
German floods leave fears of public-health catastrophe in their wake
DW, 23 Jul 2021
Authorities in western Germany are rushing to clear mountains of debris and restore vital services after devastating floods last week.
This Morning’s Top Headlines – July 23 | Morning News NOW
NBC, 23 Jul 2021
The CDC is reporting a 53% increase in Covid-19 cases, the Biden
Tokyo Olympics officially begin under spectre of pandemic
Al Jazeera, 23 Jul 2021
The opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games has begun in Tokyo, with a blaze of white and indigo fireworks officially kicking off the quadrennial international sporting eve...
Tokyo Olympics: Games officially kick off with fireworks at opening ceremony
CA, 23 Jul 2021
About a year after they were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
Live: Press conference on latest COVID-19 outbreak in Nanjing City
CGTN, 23 Jul 2021
East #China's #Nanjing City launched an all-inclusive nucleic acid testing campaign Wednesday after new infections emerged at an airport earlier this week.
Morning Stock Movers: Snap, Twitter, TAL Education Group
Bloomberg, 23 Jul 2021
Jul.23 -- Bloomberg's Romaine Bostick runs down the biggest moving stocks in today's pre-market trading.
Rescuers continue to battle wildfires in Russia's Karelia and Yakutia regions
RT, 23 Jul 2021
The battle against wildfires continues in Yakutia, with nine blazes in a forested territory of 94,148 hectares being extinguished in the republic in one day.
George Eustice: Change to self-isolation rules 'under review'
Telegraph, 23 Jul 2021
The Government’s list exempting critical workers from self-isolation when pinged by the NHS Covid app will not be extended to the hospitality industry before August 16, a Cabine...
National Security Adviser: Taliban gains in Afghanistan are 'temporary'
Sky, 23 Jul 2021
Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib tell Sky News that the people there are fighting back against Taliban forces.
'The most complex and difficult Olympic games ever to be stage' says former IOC director
FRANCE24, 23 Jul 2021
The #Tokyo #Olympics opens on Friday with a #ceremony reflecting a Games like no other, walking a fine line between celebrating the feats of the world's best athletes while ackn...
Our royal team on Prince George's birthday and what to expect from Prince Harry's memoir
ITV, 23 Jul 2021
This is The Royal Rota - our weekly podcast about the royal family, with ITV News Royal Editor Chris Ship and Producer Lizzie Robinson.
ShowBiz Minute: Wu, Stage collapse, Rolling Stones
AP, 23 Jul 2021
Police: Man defrauded Kris Wu in sex scandal; Giant screen collapses ahead of Rolling Loud music festival; 'We're back on the road!' Rolling Stones relaunch U.S.
Home swept away by floods in Turkey
Guardian, 23 Jul 2021
Footage shows the moment a house collapsed and was swept away in flood waters gushing through the streets of the Black Sea town of Arhavi, Turkey, on Thursday.
Malaysian police flatten US$1.25 million worth of bitcoin-mining machines with steamroller
SCMP, 23 Jul 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Malaysian authorities crushed 5.3 million ringgits (US$1.25 million) worth of bitcoin-mining mach...