Saturday, Aug 15, 2020
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Images from Lampedusa's bay as boats of migrants continue to arrive on the Italian island
AFP, 30 Jul 2020
Boats of migrants continue to arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa.
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NBC, 15 Aug 2020
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Japan: Ceremony to mark 75th anniversary of surrender in WWII
AFP, 15 Aug 2020
Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a national ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II.
Raymond Arroyo: United we stand, divided we snitch
FOX, 15 Aug 2020
The left wants you to rat out other Americans with contact tracing.
Coronavirus: Border restrictions extended; Ontario back-to-school policy questioned
CA, 15 Aug 2020
Ontario's back-to-school plan is getting a failing grade from some parents. Mike Le Couteur looks at the concerns over a lack of planning, and what the government is willing to ...
Trump gets endorsement of NYC police union
AP, 15 Aug 2020
President Donald Trump on Friday told hundreds of New York Police Department officers that “no one will be safe in Biden’s America" if the former Democratic vice president defea...
Obama says he worries about Trump's efforts to 'kneecap' Postal Service
Reuters, 15 Aug 2020
Former President Barack Obama said on Friday he worries about protecting the integrity of November’s election in view of efforts by President Donald Trump to “kneecap” the U.S.
Inspector general to review postmaster policy orders and ethic complaints
CNN, 15 Aug 2020
The Inspector general is reviewing new changes made by postmaster General Louis DeJoy that slowed down mail service by eliminating worker service and hundreds of sorting machines.
Trump says he'll only consider additional funding for Postal Service if Democrats make concessions
CBS, 15 Aug 2020
The U.S. Postal Service is warning several states that it may not be able to deliver mail-in ballots on time, as President Trump increases his attacks on voting by mail.
The pandemic has created unexpected summer jobs for these young people
PBS, 15 Aug 2020
The summer job is a rite of passage for many teens and younger adults. Because of the pandemic, however, traditional roles such as camp counselor, lifeguard and waiter, are scarce.
Hong Kong fish farmer plans to spend rest of his life on floating farm despite industry’s decline
SCMP, 15 Aug 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Chan Ping-yau has been a fish farmer for more than 35 years and currently owns one of Hong Kong’s...
Digital Safari: Hyena, scavenger or predator
CGTN, 15 Aug 2020
The hyena is probably one of the most misunderstood of animals. Follow as CGTN’s Digital Safari shows you that the hyena is indeed a predator and a social animal contrary to pop...
Students demand U-turn on A-Level marking
ITV, 15 Aug 2020
There has been anger and dismay from schools, pupils, and parents
Bayern Munich batters Barcelona 8-2 to reach Champions League semi-finals
FRANCE24, 15 Aug 2020
With four goals in the first half hour and four more in the last
UK signs deals to buy experimental coronavirus vaccines
BBC, 15 Aug 2020
The UK government has signed deals to buy two more experimental coronavirus vaccines.
Mediterranean breeze | How France got involved against Turkey
RT, 15 Aug 2020
Things are heating up in the Mediterranean. The long-running tensions between Greece and Turkey were stretched even further when Turkey sent a research vessel into disputed wate...
China and U.S. to discuss phase one trade deal
Bloomberg, 15 Aug 2020
Data from the January through June timeframe tells us that $7.3 billion of agricultural goods were delivered to China.
Joe Biden issues call to make mask wearing compulsory for three months
Telegraph, 15 Aug 2020
Joe Biden has called for a nationwide "mask mandate'' for the next three months as he seeks to draw a contrast with Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: Why did France get added to UK's travel quarantine list?
Sky, 15 Aug 2020
France has recorded a total of 206,696 cases of the virus and saw its infection rate reach a new high when compared to the UK in August.
India: Tonnes of ammonium nitrate moved to Hyderabad
Al Jazeera, 15 Aug 2020
Authorities in the south Indian city of Chennai have moved hundreds of tonnes of explosive chemical ammonium nitrate to Hyderabad.
What Twitter’s Big Hack Means For The 2020 Elections
CNBC, 15 Aug 2020
In mid-July, a series of high-profile Twitter accounts began spamming the same messages asking users to send them bitcoin.