Monday, Apr 12, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Rocket Rallies as Reddit Eyes Potential New Short Target
Bloomberg, 03 Mar 2021
Mar.02 -- Rocket Cos. hit a fresh record Tuesday on sentiment that the home loan provider could be the newest Reddit target for it's high short interest.
Chinese Covid vaccines 'don't have high protection rates', official says
BBC, 12 Apr 2021
China's top disease control official has said the country's vaccines offer low protection against coronavirus, in a rare admission of weakness.
New York aims to derive 70% of power from renewable sources
Al Jazeera, 12 Apr 2021
Authorities in the US state of New York are promising to have 70 percent of their electricity come from renewable sources by 2030.
Windsor residents enjoy easing of lockdown restrictions with lunchtime pints at the pub
AFP, 12 Apr 2021
Windsor residents a significant easing of coronavirus restrictions with early morning pints as the country takes a tentative step towards the resumption of normal life.
John Kennedy slams liberal 'wokers' urging Biden to pack Supreme Court
FOX, 12 Apr 2021
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., talks infrastructure plan, packing the Supreme Court and reopening schools.
Americans roll up sleeves for variant vaccine
AP, 12 Apr 2021
Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine; The lastest shots are tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.
Cheers! Pubgoers Celebrate Easing England's Covid Restrictions | NBC News NOW
NBC, 12 Apr 2021
Customers in northern England waited until just after midnight in order to enjoy the reopening of a pub garden and shoppers in London stood in line before popular stores reopene...
Chad count votes as Deby seeks sixth term after 30 years in power
Reuters, 12 Apr 2021
Vote counting has started in Chad after a tense presidential election on Sunday that is likely to see President Idriss Deby extend his three-decade rule, despite signs of growin...
Former President Donald Trump says he's optimistic that the Republican Party will take back Congr…
CBS, 12 Apr 2021
Former President Donald Trump said at the Republican National Committee's donor retreat over the weekend he's optimistic Republicans will retake Congress in 2022 and reclaim the...
Unprecedented footage shows front line of Ukrainian conflict
CNN, 12 Apr 2021
As tensions with Russia continue to rise in eastern Europe, CNN gains unprecedented access to the Ukrainian president on the front line in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.
US lieutenant sues police officers after being pepper sprayed and threatened with guns
DW, 12 Apr 2021
A black US army lieutenant sues two Viriginia policemen who pepper-sprayed and pointed their guns at him during a traffic stop.
UK eases Covid-19 lockdown, reopening outdoor areas of pubs and restaurants
FRANCE24, 12 Apr 2021
Britain took another tentative step towards the resumption of normal life on Monday as pubs and restaurants were allowed to partially reopen, in a major easing of coronavirus re...
Live: Supervise construction work of 2021 AYG main stadium online - ep. 2
CGTN, 12 Apr 2021
The main stadium for the 3rd Asian Youth Games (AYG) is under construction in Shantou City, south China's Guangdong Province, which is the host of the postponed event.
FMs Lavrov and Shukri hold presser after talks in Cairo
RT, 12 Apr 2021
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart
BREAKING: David Cameron's lobbying will face investigation
Sky, 12 Apr 2021
Whitehall sources have confirmed to Sky News that a review is to be launched into Greensill Capital following David Cameron's lobbying of government.
Huge queues as shops reopen in lockdown easing
Telegraph, 12 Apr 2021
Huge queues of eager customers formed outside stores across the country, as coronavirus restrictions were eased.
Look who is being punished for the Hong Kong protests, and who is not
SCMP, 12 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube SCMP chief news editor Yonden Lhatoo calls out the adults who have fled Hong Kong, leaving childr...
Covid vaccine passports: what can we learn from Israel?
Guardian, 12 Apr 2021
Israel became the first country in the world to test vaccine passports when it announced the 'green pass' scheme in February.
Inox’s Jain on Coronavirus, Strategy, Streaming Competition
Bloomberg, 12 Apr 2021
Apr.12 -- Siddharth Jain, director at Inox Group, discusses the
Majority of Canadians want reasonable plan for return to balanced budget, poll finds
CA, 12 Apr 2021
In an Ipsos poll done exclusively for Global News ahead of the upcoming federal budget, a majority of Canadians, or 82 per cent, said they want to see a reasonable plan for a ti...
What does ESG-friendly really mean? I FT
FT, 12 Apr 2021
Environmental, social, and corporate governance-focused indices advanced 40 per cent in 2019-20.