Thursday, Oct 01, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Israel bombs Gaza after rocket attack: Palestinian security sources
AFP, 16 Sep 2020
Israel bombed sites in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, Palestinian security sources said, after rocket fire from the Hamas-controlled territory into Israel the previous evening.
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EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill
Al Jazeera, 01 Oct 2020
The United Kingdom's long and painful exit from the European Union might have just got a whole lot more complicated.
Sports File: Social justice in sport
Reuters, 01 Oct 2020
Sports File: While global sports finds a way to carry on, many events continue to grapple with how to show support and solidarity for social justice issues.
Harness-free "French Spider-Man" scales German skyscraper in cowboy boots
CA, 01 Oct 2020
Dubbed the "French Spider-Man," Alain Robert scaled a skyscraper in Frankfurt on Thursday without a harness and wearing cowboy boots.
TIMELAPSE: Travellers at train stations for Golden Week holidays in China
AFP, 01 Oct 2020
Millions in China head to train stations in Beijing and Shanghai to enjoy their first major national holiday since the country beat its coronavirus outbreak.
Lockdowns force women to get unsafe abortions | COVID-19 Special
DW, 01 Oct 2020
The coronavirus is pushing more women to seek illegal abortions, as lockdowns limit healthcare.
McEnany defends Trump's comments on far-right extremist groups
FOX, 01 Oct 2020
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks to press.
Live: White House Holds Press Briefing | NBC News
NBC, 01 Oct 2020
Watch live coverage as White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds a briefing.
NYC high schools last to reopen during pandemic
AP, 01 Oct 2020
New York City high schools resumed in-person classes Thursday, completing the final phase of reopening the nation's largest school system.
House to vote on new COVID-19 relief package as Pelosi negotiates with White House
CBS, 01 Oct 2020
The House of Representatives is set to vote on a new Democratic-led economic relief package known as the HEROES Act.
Trump’s taxes show why he *really* ran for president
CNN, 01 Oct 2020
Thanks to last week’s bombshell reporting from The New York Times, we know that President Trump paid $750 in taxes in 2016 -- and no taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years.
Azerbaijani-Armenian conflict | Peace talks vetoed as battle rages
RT, 01 Oct 2020
There have been five days of intense fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, and both Armenia and Azerbaijan have rejected calls for a ceasefire and ruled out peace talks, as h...
Meet the Iranian who stayed to help fight COVID-19 pandemic
CGTN, 01 Oct 2020
Many foreigners who work in Wuhan are now seeing their businesses up and running again.
Millions travel as National Day opens ‘golden week’, China’s first big holiday since Covid-19
SCMP, 01 Oct 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Flag-raising ceremonies were held in Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau on October 1, 2020, the 71st an...
Credit Is a Great Place to Be Now: JPMorgan's Camporeale
Bloomberg, 01 Oct 2020
Oct.01 -- Phil Camporeale, JPMorgan Asset Management managing
Still America's best boss? Five years on, the CEO who set $70,000 minimum pay
FRANCE24, 01 Oct 2020
He was once called the best boss in America: we speak to Dan Price, the man who took a million dollar pay cut to boost his workers' salaries five years ago.
In the 'Room Next Door': 'I've no sympathy for people in power'
Sky, 01 Oct 2020
Comedian and writer Michael Spicer, better known as the political adviser in the 'Room Next Door' says he has no sympathy for the people in power.
In full: Matt Hancock announces Liverpool local lockdown restrictions | Coronavirus
Telegraph, 01 Oct 2020
Health Secretary Matt Hancock gives MPs an update on England's Covid-19 situation, with the latest figures and restrictions.
EU launches legal action against UK for breaching Brexit withdrawal agreement
Guardian, 01 Oct 2020
UK put on formal notice over internal market bill, which ministers admit breaks international law.
Live: Health Secretary Matt Hancock gives Covid update in House of Commons
ITV, 01 Oct 2020
Live: Health Secretary Matt Hancock gives Covid update in House
Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Azerbaijan president vows to fight on
BBC, 01 Oct 2020
Azerbaijan's president has vowed to fight on until Armenian forces leave disputed territory, on the fourth day of fierce fighting in the region.