Saturday, Sep 19, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Gavin Williamson gives evidence to Commons education committee – watch live
Guardian, 16 Sep 2020
Education minister Gavin Williamson speaks to MPs at the education select committee
'The Five' react to Trump, Biden battling it out in key swing states
FOX, 19 Sep 2020
'The Five' evaluates Trump's chances of flipping Minnesota as both candidates hold dueling events.
Nasdaq, S&P 500 fall for third straight week
Reuters, 19 Sep 2020
Wall Street suffered its first three-week drop in almost a year on Friday as investors continued to cut back on high-flying tech stocks responsible for the quick rebound out of ...
Sign in Illinois town tracks US deaths from virus
AP, 19 Sep 2020
A scoreboard was erected Friday in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook to keep track of the number of Americans who've lost their lives to COVID-19.
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.
No priority queue for French people being tested for Covid
AFP, 19 Sep 2020
While more and more people are being screened for Covid-19, patients are surprised by the lack of a priority queue that would distinguish the "contact cases" from people with sy...
Biden Details Economic Plan, Says It Will ‘Reward Work, Not Wealth’ | NBC News NOW
NBC, 19 Sep 2020
At a union training center in Duluth, Minn., Democratic nominee Joe Biden outlined his economic plan, vowing, if elected president, to sped the $400B to modernize infrastructure...
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...
Trump announces emergency relief to Puerto Rico to rebuild electric grid, education system
CA, 19 Sep 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday his administration will be contributing US$13 billion for what he called the “largest” in emergency relief award, to Puerto Rico ...
WATCH LIVE: Pence joins roundtable of Latino voters in Phoenix
PBS, 19 Sep 2020
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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.
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.
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 –...
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.
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...