Sunday, Aug 09, 2020
Focus on the big picture
U.S. economy suffers record drop in second quarter
Bloomberg, 31 Jul 2020
Though the cause of the plunge is the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Bureau of Economic Research said the current recession began in February. Insights via ...
Trump orders more unemployment pay and tax deferral
AP, 09 Aug 2020
President Donald Trump moved to bypass the nation's elected lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and extend an expired unemployment benefit after negotia...
Trump signs limited executive orders on unemployment
CBS, 09 Aug 2020
President Trump signed several executive orders on economic relief amid the coronavirus pandemic, including an extra $400 a week in unemployment benefits.
Beirut explosion: Lebanese PM says early election is the only way out of crisis
CA, 09 Aug 2020
Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said during a televised address on Saturday that an early election would be the only way out of a structural crisis facing the country follow...
President Trump signs executive orders targeting economy
CNN, 09 Aug 2020
President Donald Trump announced four executive orders in a press conference CNN’s Erica Hill described as having a “campaign rally” feel.
Mass protests in Beirut and demands for change after devastating explosion
BBC, 09 Aug 2020
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Lebanese capital Beirut, voicing anger at the country's leaders, after this week's devastating explosion in the port area of...
A modern-day ninja
Reuters, 09 Aug 2020
Genichi Mitsuhashi lives in Iga, a city in central Japan with a long ninja tradition.
Live: Trump Holds News Conference From Bedminster | NBC News
NBC, 09 Aug 2020
Watch live coverage as President Trump holds a news conference from Bedminster, N.J.
Trump holds a news conference, signs executive orders on coronavirus relief
FOX, 09 Aug 2020
President Trump held a news conference at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
Violent protests, anger in Beirut over blast
PBS, 09 Aug 2020
Protests in Beirut over the Lebanese government’s response to the deadly blast on Tuesday, which killed at least 158 people and injured 6,000, turned violent with security force...
Air India Express crash: Investigators find black box data
Al Jazeera, 09 Aug 2020
Flight data recorders have been recovered from the wreckage of a Boeing 737 which crash-landed in India on Friday.
Aerial images of blown-out buildings in the Beirut port area
AFP, 09 Aug 2020
Aerial shots of blown-out buildings in the vicinity of the Beirut port as the estimated number of people wounded in the monster explosion has shot up to 6,000, the health minist...
Beirut anti-government protest turns violent
DW, 08 Aug 2020
Lebanon PM: 'People have a right to be furious' about blast
Telegraph, 08 Aug 2020
The prime minister of Lebanon, Hassan Diab, tells ITV News in an exclusive clip at the sit of the Beirut explosion that he understands people's fury about the incident.
Expert: Medical staff trying to understand impact of antibodies in recovered COVID-19 patients
CGTN, 08 Aug 2020
Reports are now emerging that some #COVID-19 patients who had recovered are returning to hospitals due to health issues.
A Week In Interviews
Sky, 08 Aug 2020
Interviews include the Natural History Museum's Sir Michael Dixon and the mother of PC Harper on her new law campaign.
US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong leader Lam and other Chinese authorities
FRANCE24, 08 Aug 2020
The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the territory's current and former police chiefs and eight other officials for their role ...
U.S. Citizen talking to Trump @ Trump Tower about censoring TikTok from U.S. users
Global Report, 08 Aug 2020
ARK Invest's Cathie Wood Says It Won't Be an All-out Tech War
Bloomberg, 08 Aug 2020
Aug.07 -- Cathie Wood, ARK Invest CEO & CIO, says President Trump would not risk an all-out tech war with China.
Twitter clamped down some media on Thursday
CD, 08 Aug 2020
Twitter clamped down some #media on Thursday, labeling handles
'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!' 2020 swaps Australia for UK countryside
ITV, 08 Aug 2020
The forthcoming series of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!