Thursday, Jul 29, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Swedish fans take over St. Petersburg at Euro 2020
RT, 21 Jun 2021
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Emmanuel Macron visits French Polynesia
Reuters, 29 Jul 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron was greeted by locals during his first official visit to French Polynesia.
Fed notes improving economy, eyes easing support
AP, 29 Jul 2021
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is strengthening and making progress on the Fed's employment and inflation goals, a small step toward dialing back its u...
New York To Mandate Covid Vaccines For State Employees, Health Care Workers
NBC, 29 Jul 2021
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that President Biden is
US Fed Chair: economy 'not fully recovered' from pandemic
AFP, 29 Jul 2021
The US economy is showing signs of improvement since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, yet hardest hit sectors have "not fully recovered," US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome ...
'Woke' army general lashes out at conservatives on Twitter
FOX, 29 Jul 2021
GOP Pennsylvania Senate candidate and Army veteran Sean Parnell says 'wokeness' in military will get soldiers killed.
England scraps COVID-19 quarantine for fully-vaccinated travellers from US, EU
CA, 29 Jul 2021
British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on Wednesday that travellers to the country from the U.S.
Peru's new president Pedro Castillo sworn in
Al Jazeera, 29 Jul 2021
Peru's new President Pedro Castillo has been sworn in at the capital Lima. Castillo's swearing-in follows weeks of uncertainty after a disputed election result.
Debate grows over COVID vaccine mandates
CBS, 29 Jul 2021
The White House is expected to require federal workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested regularly.
Covid ravages Indonesia with daily deaths above 1,000
BBC, 29 Jul 2021
Indonesia is at the epicentre of the Covid outbreak in Asia, fuelled by the more infectious Delta variant.
WATCH LIVE: Speaker Pelosi gives weekly news briefing
PBS, 28 Jul 2021
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German top court finds Cum-Ex trading illegal
DW, 28 Jul 2021
Germany's top court has upheld fines amounting to millions of euros against a bank and two London share traders for tax fraud.
SE Cupp: Stefanik a disgrace and a disappointment
CNN, 28 Jul 2021
CNN's SE Cupp gives her take on efforts by some Republicans like Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) to undermine a House select committee hearing on the January 6 Capitol insurrection.
Why is 'balance' key to China's high-quality growth?
CGTN, 28 Jul 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China and the U.S. are far from entering a new cold war with the highly integrated economies of the two countries, said Justin Yifu Lin, dea...
Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles quits gymnastics final over mental health concerns
Sky, 28 Jul 2021
Simone Biles has withdrawn from the women' s all-around gymnastics final at the Tokyo Olympics to protect her mental health.
US: Drone footage shows wall of dust over Arizona city
Telegraph, 28 Jul 2021
The city of Phoenix, in Arizona, has been blanketed by a wall of dust during monsoon season.
Sports, Not Politics | Tennis star Medvedev thrashes journalists for calling Russian team ‘cheaters’
RT, 28 Jul 2021
Tennis sensation Daniil Medvedev expressed disgust with a journalist who implied that Russian athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics have been tagged as cheaters.
Did Credit Suisse Fail to Monitor Archegos Exposure?
Bloomberg, 28 Jul 2021
Jul.28 -- Credit Suisse Group AG failed to properly monitor tens
Nigeria kidnappings: Children freed by gunmen struggle to recover • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 28 Jul 2021
Gunmen who seized 121 #students at a high school in northwestern #Nigeria in early July have released 28 of them.
Chinese company creates fishlike underwater drone ‘Robo-Fish’
SCMP, 28 Jul 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The Chinese company Robosea has created a fishlike underwater drone called “Robo-Fish.” The drone...
Taliban meet Chinese officials as U.S. withdraws
Reuters, 29 Jul 2021
Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi met with representatives of the Afghan Taliban on Wednesday in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin, China's foreign ministry said during a media...