Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Engie Seeing Rebound in Energy Consumption, CFO Says
Bloomberg, 31 Jul 2020
Jul.31 -- Engie SA Chief Financial Officer Judith Hartmann says she sees an improvement in the business environment going into the second half of 2020.
Trump: 'We Will Be Terminating The Payroll Tax After I Hopefully Get Elected’ | NBC News NOW
NBC, 13 Aug 2020
President Trump said he will be terminating payroll tax at the end of the year if he is re-elected.
Trump holds press briefing following Biden, Harris remarks
FOX, 13 Aug 2020
Watch Live at 5:30 p.m. ET: President Trump holds press conference.
Democratic duo: Biden and Harris appear together for first joint event as running mates
AFP, 13 Aug 2020
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their debut appearance as a presidential ticket in Wilmington, Delaware.
Kamala Harris: 'Momala' is the title that means the most
CNN, 13 Aug 2020
Presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) says that she's held many titles throughout her career, but being known as "Momala" to her kids is the...
Chicago artist: Disinvestment led to unrest
AP, 13 Aug 2020
Chicago artist and activist Tonika Johnson says Black neighborhoods on the south and west sides have been neglected over decades through disinvestment, leading to a lack of oppo...
'Whining is what Donald Trump does best' - Biden
Reuters, 13 Aug 2020
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden defended his new running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, characterizing U.S.
Coronavirus: Alberta's top doctor recommends teaching staff get tested before school starts | FULL
CA, 13 Aug 2020
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw delivered an update on the coronavirus pandemic and the province's ongoing response on Wednesday.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make debut as running mates
CBS, 13 Aug 2020
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris made their first appearance together since Harris joined the ticket as Biden's running mate.
Kamala Harris named as first female black-American candidate for Vice-President
BBC, 13 Aug 2020
The California senator Kamala Harris has been named as the Democratic running mate for Joe Biden, in the US presidential election.
WATCH LIVE: California governor gives coronavirus update -- August 12, 2020
PBS, 13 Aug 2020
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Will the Russian COVID-19 vaccine work? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 13 Aug 2020
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there's been a global race to find a vaccine. But scientists are worried some countries may be rushing the process and compromising safety.
Coronavirus vaccine update: The global race is on | COVID-19 Special
DW, 12 Aug 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t slowing down, and there is only one hope to end it: a vaccine.
What You Need to Know About Kamala Harris | 2020 Elections
NYT, 12 Aug 2020
Joseph R. Biden Jr., the presumptive Democratic nominee, selected Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate.
Train derails near Stonehaven, Scotland in major incident with 'serious injuries'
Telegraph, 12 Aug 2020
A ScotRail passenger train has derailed following a suspected landslip near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, in an incident Nicola Sturgeon has described as "extremely serious" The Fi...
Businesses Will Suffer Without High-Speed Broadband: Grain Management CEO
Bloomberg, 12 Aug 2020
Aug.12 -- The difference in education levels across the country
BREAKING: 'At least one person dead' as ScotRail train derails
Sky, 12 Aug 2020
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has described the derailment of a ScotRail train near Stonehaven as an "extremely serious incident".
China slams U.S. over threat to ban TikTok
CGTN, 12 Aug 2020
China's central government has lashed out at the U.S. after the Trump administration announced a crackdown on Chinese social media platforms.
Britain enters 'record' recession after coronavirus-hit economy shrinks by a fifth
FRANCE24, 12 Aug 2020
Britain's economy shrank by a fifth in the second quarter, higher than any European neighbour, as the coronavirus pandemic slammed businesses and plunged the country into a reco...
China’s new flood control solutions can help communities cope with flooded roads
SCMP, 12 Aug 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China is using new flood-control methods to cope with roads being blocked by rising waters.
'Sputnik V’ | RT visits Russia’s COVID vaccine production facility
RT, 12 Aug 2020
Just hours after President Putin announced the approval of the world’s first COVID vaccine, more than a billion doses have been requested by other nations.