Friday, Sep 17, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Principal's Shah Doesn't See Rate Hike Until 2023
Bloomberg, 11 Sep 2021
Sep.10 -- Seema Shah, Principal Global Investors chief strategist, thinks the Federal Reserve won't start hiking rates until at least mid-2023. She also talks about ...
U.N. refugee chief warns 'suffering' in Afghanistan
Reuters, 17 Sep 2021
The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said that the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is ‘desperate’ and urged the international community for urgent and su...
US, UK submarines more in Australia's interest than French: defense minister
AFP, 17 Sep 2021
Australia's defense minister says that US-backed nuclear submarines were a better choice after France was outraged by Canberra scrapping a major deal for conventional ones.
Gabby Petito's family lawyer holds press conference in New York
FOX, 17 Sep 2021
Gabby Petito's mother's attorney addresses the media in New York.
Afghanistan: Taliban’s Mullah Baradar denies rumours of his death
Al Jazeera, 17 Sep 2021
Afghanistan's acting Deputy Prime Minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has appeared in a video to deny rumours of his death.
Ken Jennings To Join Mayim Bialik As Jeopardy! Host Through 2021
NBC, 17 Sep 2021
Former "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings will join actor Mayim Bialik as a co-host of the popular TV show through the end of 2021.
Virus outbreaks force some students to stay home
AP, 17 Sep 2021
As coronavirus outbreaks driven by the Delta variant lead school districts around the U.S.
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.
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 ...
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.
LIVE: U.S. and Australian officials hold a joint press conference
Reuters, 17 Sep 2021
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin hold a joint press conference with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Defense Minister Pet...