Wednesday, Aug 04, 2021
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German town discovers extent of flood damage
AFP, 20 Jul 2021
Residents of Ahrweiler, a town in western Germany, are clearing out their homes and assessing the damage after last week's disastrous floods.
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Cuomo responds to sexual harassment investigation
FOX, 04 Aug 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to press after New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that an independent investigation found he had sexually harassed multiple ...
See NY Gov. Cuomo's Response to Sexual Harassment Investigation
NBC, 04 Aug 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo responds to a special investigation by the New York Attorney General's office that found he had sexually harassed multiple women.
LIVE: New York Governor Cuomo speaks after state probe finds he sexually harassed multiple women
Reuters, 04 Aug 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo responds after a five-month investigation found he sexually harassed multiple women in violation of federal and state law, creating a climate of f...
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, AG report finds
CA, 04 Aug 2021
A five-month investigation found that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and violated federal and state laws while creating a "climate of fear" in t...
‘Solar Power’: How Lorde Grew Up, Embraced Guitars and Made a Summer Song | Diary of a Song
NYT, 04 Aug 2021
Lorde used to hate guitars. Then came “Solar Power.” What changed? In the latest Diary of a Song, the 24-year-old musician traces the personal and sonic evolutions that led to h...
US returns more than 17,000 looted artefacts to Iraq
Al Jazeera, 03 Aug 2021
The United States has returned more than 17,000 looted treasures to Iraq, dating back four thousand years.
Turks react to deadly wildfires ravaging the south
AFP, 03 Aug 2021
Turks react to the deadly fires that have been raging in Turkey for several days.
No shutdown for Florida amid virus concerns
AP, 03 Aug 2021
Governor Ron Desantis says there are no shutdowns in store for Florida, even as the delta variant is causing surges in coronavirus cases at various places in the U.S.
Cuomo sexually harassed "multiple women," violated state and federal law, investigation finds
CBS, 03 Aug 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple current
The dirty little secret about Trump’s endorsements
CNN, 03 Aug 2021
Former President Donald Trump boasts his winning endorsement record any chance he gets, but is his seal of approval really all it’s cracked up to be? In the latest episode of Th...
German government pushes vaccines for children
DW, 03 Aug 2021
The government is pushing for children over 12 to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as the new school year has begun in some German states.
New Zealand’s first openly transgender Olympian competes in Tokyo Games
SCMP, 03 Aug 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Laurel Hubbard made history on August 2, 2021, by becoming the first openly transgender weightlif...
Wang Yi: China has provided over 190 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to ASEAN countries
CGTN, 03 Aug 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Top diplomats from the the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are meeting online to discuss regional issues.
Simone Biles wins balance beam bronze in gymnastics return
Telegraph, 03 Aug 2021
Simone Biles won bronze in the balance beam on her high-pressure return to Tokyo 2020.
Who should and who shouldn’t? UK’s NHS had a draft plan to deny care to elderly people
RT, 03 Aug 2021
The Telegraph newspaper reportedly disclosed documents that revealed the UK’s National Health Service draft plan to deny care to elderly people ‘in the event of a severe pandemic’.
Brave Olympic bronze for Biles as Warholm sets jaw-dropping world record • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 03 Aug 2021
#Gymnastics superstar #SimoneBiles stared down the debilitating "twisties" to bravely win #Olympic bronze on Tuesday as Norway's Karsten Warholm lit up the Tokyo #athletics comp...
Missing Belarus activist found dead in park
BBC, 03 Aug 2021
The head of a group helping people who have fled Belarus, Vitaly Shishov, has been found dead near his home in neighbouring Ukraine.
BP CEO: Raising Dividend on Increasing Confidence
Bloomberg, 03 Aug 2021
Aug.03 -- Bernard Looney, chief executive officer at BP Plc.,
Government to simplify UK's traffic light travel rules
Sky, 03 Aug 2021
Apprenticeships and skills minister Gillian Keegan says the government will announce changes to simplify the traffic light travel restrictions this week.
Australian journalist fans flames of conspiracy theory
CD, 03 Aug 2021
Australian journalist Sharri Markson actively fans the flames