Friday, Sep 17, 2021
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One year on: Birth and death in a Beirut hospital
AP, 02 Aug 2021
A year after Beirut's horrific port explosion, families reflect in a Lebanon engulfed in crises. (Aug. 2)
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Blinken calls France 'vital partner' after Australia rift
AFP, 17 Sep 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken calls France a "vital partner" in Asia after Paris was infuriated by a US-UK deal with Australia that scuppered a major French submarine deal.
SpaceX launches the first all-civilian space crew on a three-day mission
CBS, 17 Sep 2021
Space history was made Wednesday night as the first all-civilian space mission blasted off from historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
AMC to accept other cryptos along with bitcoin
Reuters, 17 Sep 2021
You’ll soon be able to use not just bitcoin but other cryptocurrencies
Human Composting Now a Burial Choice in Colorado
AP, 17 Sep 2021
Human composting is now a burial choice in Colorado. On Sept. 7, Colorado became the second state after Washington to allow human body composting.
Nikki Haley on Gen. Milley: You have the back of your president, not China
FOX, 17 Sep 2021
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations joins ‘America’s Newsroom’ to weigh in on Gen.
Court rules against officials in landmark Jakarta pollution case
Al Jazeera, 17 Sep 2021
A group of Jakarta residents has won a legal battle for clean air. A court in Indonesia has found the president and top government officials negligent for failing to establish p...
Corona and the fourth wave: A pandemic for the unvaccinated? | To The Point
DW, 17 Sep 2021
Corona infection rates are on the rise again. But this time it’s mainly the unvaccinated young who are affected.
Don Lemon: Trump and GOP have poisoned the US electoral system
CNN, 17 Sep 2021
CNN's Don Lemon says that the American electoral has been poisoned by Donald Trump's election lie that is now baked into the Republican party.
Simone Biles blames system for enabling abuse
BBC, 16 Sep 2021
Elite US gymnast Simone Biles has testified before the Senate about abuse she suffered at the hands of disgraced former team doctor, Larry Nassar.
Police bodycam footage shows Gabby Petito, fiancé pulled over before her disappearance
CA, 16 Sep 2021
Utah police have released body camera footage from Aug. 12 that shows Gabby Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie talking to officers after being pulled over, a month before she ...
Morning News NOW Full Broadcast - September 16
NBC, 16 Sep 2021
SpaceX makes history by launching four civilians into space for
Central African Republic: UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers after sex abuse claims • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 16 Sep 2021
In this edition: Hundreds of Gabonese peacekeepers are being withdrawn from CAR following the latest sex abuse allegations.
France: AUKUS security pact a 'stab in the back' that 'betrayed trust'
Telegraph, 16 Sep 2021
The French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian expressed anger after Australia announced it would be backing out of a French deal to build diesel powered submarines.
Sea sacrifice ceremony marks start of fishing season in E China
CGTN, 16 Sep 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The harvest season has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo after a fishing ban that lasted for four and half months.
All-time-high gas prices excite Europe's power market
RT, 16 Sep 2021
Gas prices have hit an all-time record, with a high nearing $1,000 per cubic meter.
'Shang-Chi' line lost in translation, but still a super way to say ‘wise up’ in Cantonese
SCMP, 16 Sep 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Luisa Tam teaches you how to indirectly tell someone to “eat humble pie” in Cantonese, using refe...
Global Supply Chain Chaos
Bloomberg, 16 Sep 2021
Sep.16 -- Chaos is disrupting supply chains around the world.
Aukus 'not intended to be adversarial' towards China says Johnson
Guardian, 16 Sep 2021
Boris Johnson has said the new security partnership between the US, UK and Australia is not intended as an ‘adversarial’ move against China.
ASOS targets net zero carbon emissions by 2030
Sky, 16 Sep 2021
Online fashion retailer ASOS has set a target of net zero carbon emissions across the supply chain by 2030.
Space tourism: SpaceX sends all-civilian crew into orbit
AFP, 17 Sep 2021
For the first time in history, an all-civilian mission has launched to orbit. The crew of four novices will spend three days orbiting the Earth in a SpaceX spacecraft without a ...