Monday, Sep 21, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Smoke billows day after Beirut port fire
AFP, 11 Sep 2020
Smoke billows into the sky as firefighters continue their efforts to contain the situation on Friday after a huge blaze raged in Beirut's port on Thursday, just weeks after a deadly blast.
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Mass anti-Lukashenko rally starts after Belarus police crackdown
Al Jazeera, 21 Sep 2020
Tens of thousands of people have again marched through the Belarusian capital on Sunday, demanding the President's resignation.
South Koreans defy virus to attend drive-in circus
AFP, 21 Sep 2020
Seoul's annual circus festival goes ahead with drive in audiences amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tropical Storm Beta nears Texas and Louisiana
AP, 21 Sep 2020
Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas' central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said.
U.S. to fire off new sanctions over Iran
Reuters, 21 Sep 2020
The United States on Monday will sanction more than two dozen people and entities involved in Iran's nuclear, missile and conventional arms programs, a senior U.S.
Top throne speech priority for Canadians is addressing COVID-19 pandemic, according to Ipsos poll
CA, 21 Sep 2020
As the Canadian government prepares to deliver its upcoming throne speech, Canadians are clear on what they want their government to do in these uncertain times.
FinCEN: Leaked records show 2 trillion dollar flow of dirty money
DW, 21 Sep 2020
The FinCEN files are the result of extensive international research on money laundering and financial crime.
U.S. judge blocks WeChat ban
CGTN, 21 Sep 2020
A California court blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on the social media app #WeChat.
Hear From Covid-19 Victims In Their Own Words
NBC, 21 Sep 2020
The Covid-19 death toll in the U.S. has topped 200,000. We celebrate
The ‘Yiwu Index’: How a Chinese city could predict the result of the US Presidential election
SCMP, 21 Sep 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Donald Trump took much of the world by surprise when he won the US presidential election in 2016.
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode September 20, 2020
PBS, 21 Sep 2020
On this edition for Sunday, September 20, tributes pour in for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as President Trump pushes to fill her seat before the election, the COVID-19 death tol...
Leaked documents reveal UK banks helped fraudsters and money-laundering
BBC, 21 Sep 2020
Leaked documents have revealed how some UK banks have helped criminals, money launderers and Russians under sanctions - and have also failed to stop crime when they suspected it.
The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway - Episode 66
RT, 21 Sep 2020
DON'T MISS GEORGE GALLOWAY | With the Mother Of All Talk Shows tonight, 7pm to 10pm London time.
Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar wins the Tour de France, becomes the youngest champion since 1904
FRANCE24, 21 Sep 2020
Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France after he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey in the 21st stage won by Sam Bennett on Sunday.
Biden says he won't be releasing a list of potential Supreme Court nominees
CBS, 21 Sep 2020
Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Sunday that he won't be releasing a list of potential Supreme Court nominees to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat.
Activists lay plaque in defiance of Thai king
Sky, 21 Sep 2020
Anti-government protesters use a pneumatic drill to install a pro-democracy plaque in Bangkok.
Exclusive: Bill Gates on committing $650 million to fight coronavirus
FOX, 21 Sep 2020
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Flypast and small ceremony marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain
ITV, 21 Sep 2020
A flypast marked the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines over replacement
Guardian, 21 Sep 2020
A further feud has emerged just weeks before the election after the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
How Palantir Built A Data-Mining Empire
CNBC, 20 Sep 2020
After 17 years, data analytics company Palantir is making its public market debut.
31 states see an increase in coronavirus cases
CNN, 20 Sep 2020
As the US approaches the grim milestone of 200,000 deaths from