Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Summers: Just a 15% Chance U.S. Economy Works Out Well
Bloomberg, 20 Nov 2021
Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers says he sees no more than a 15% chance that "it's all going to work out well" for the U.S. economy. "The odds ...
Lululemon fires back at Peloton lawsuit with its own
Reuters, 01 Dec 2021
Lululemon followed through on its threat to sue Peloton over the 'copycat products' in the exercise bike company's new clothing line.
Josephine Baker's cenotaph carried into Paris's Pantheon before ceremony (2)
AFP, 01 Dec 2021
A procession carrying the ceremonial coffin of French icon Josephine Baker makes its way to the Pantheon, in Paris, before the Pantheonisation of the music-hall artist, resistan...
Why are more people dying at the US-Mexican border?
DW, 01 Dec 2021
US authorities have seen a sharp increase in the number of migrants at the Mexican border.
US panel weighs whether to OK Merck COVID-19 pill
AP, 01 Dec 2021
U.S. health advisers are reviewing Merck's closely watched COVID-19 pill, which could become the first easy-to-use drug for American patients.
NIH Director warns against 'premature' conclusion that omicron will be mild
FOX, 01 Dec 2021
Dr. Francis Collins explains why it will take two weeks to know how serious the omicron variant will be.
Omicron variant in Europe earlier than thought
BBC, 01 Dec 2021
The new Covid variant Omicron was present in the Netherlands earlier than previously thought, officials have said.
Fauci: 'We should not be panicking' about omicron
PBS, 01 Dec 2021
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LIVE: White House Covid-19 Response Team Briefing | NBC News
NBC, 01 Dec 2021
Watch as the White House Covid-19 Response Team holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic.
Health officials discuss Omicron COVID variant | full video
CBS, 01 Dec 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky and other public health officials discussed the new Omicron variant.
Tech Is a Dangerous Toy. How Do We Protect Our Kids? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 01 Dec 2021
We all know how difficult it can be to close our social media apps and walk away from our devices.
China’s role in African development | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 01 Dec 2021
One billion COVID-19 vaccines and a pledge to continue funding development across Africa.
Barbados breaks away from the Queen, becomes a republic
CNN, 30 Nov 2021
With the stroke of midnight, Barbados cut its last remaining bonds to the British monarchy after nearly 400 years.
La Palma volcano: Lava consumes more homes as new vent threatens new areas of island
CA, 30 Nov 2021
Lava consumed more homes on Tuesday as the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma continued into its 10th week.
Live: Enjoy picturesque view of Tianchi Lake in northwest China's Xinjiang
CGTN, 30 Nov 2021
Tianchi Lake, which literally means "heavenly lake" in Chinese, is located about 100 kilometers east of Urumqi City, in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Far-right commentator Eric Zemmour launches 2022 bid for French presidency • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 30 Nov 2021
Zemmour, a former journalist known for his extreme anti-migration stance, has dominated the pre-election calendar with his polarising language and unrivaled media attention.
'Free the Nipple’ artists bare (not quite) all on Sao Paulo streets
RT, 30 Nov 2021
Imagine the scene: you’re out doing your shopping when all of a sudden you’re confronted by pornographic tinfoil space zombies.
China’s controversial ‘Syrian-style’ cafes draw influencers with crumbling, ‘war zone-like’ decor
SCMP, 30 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube “Syrian-style” cafes have been trending in China in recent months.
Live: Beyond labels - Gen Z explain who they are
CD, 30 Nov 2021
The sixth episode of the China Daily series Youth Power will be broadcast online at 8 pm Beijing time on Tuesday, Nov 30.
Barbados leaves colonial history behind and becomes a republic
Guardian, 30 Nov 2021
President Sandra Mason was sworn in as the new head of state in the Barbados capital Bridgetown.
Charles acknowledges 'stain' of the 'atrocity of slavery' in Barbados
Sky, 30 Nov 2021
Prince Charles has apologised for the history of slavery in the Caribbean. The apology came during a ceremony to mark Barbados' transition to a republic and the formal removal o...