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WATCH: Jon Stewart advocates for congressional aid for sick veterans exposed to military burn pits
PBS, 16 Sep 2020
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Schools are closed in Los Angeles, but alternative facilities try to fill the gap
AFP, 18 Sep 2020
In Los Angeles County, schools remain closed and classes are being taught online, but alternative tutoring programs and facilities, like Star Education, are trying to fill the gap.
Lebanon's old Christian rivalries return amid crisis
Reuters, 18 Sep 2020
An old rivalry between Christian factions who fought each other in Lebanon's civil war has flared again on the street and in political debate.
NDP “prepared to fight an election” if necessary, Singh says
CA, 18 Sep 2020
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Friday said his party is “absolutely prepared to fight an election,” but added that it is not his goal to force an election as the country continues ...
Taiwan: China's next target? | DW Analysis
DW, 18 Sep 2020
Despite China’s increasingly aggressive behaviour both at home and abroad, Beijing’s open threat to take control of Taiwan by force is receiving comparatively little attention –...
Brazilian Singer Anitta Speaks About New Album, Working With Cardi B | NBC News NOW
NBC, 18 Sep 2020
In an interview with NBC Latino, Brazilian singer Anitta speaks about her new song "Me Gusta," which features rapper Cardi B and how her album mixes Brazilian culture with Latin...
Wary of the system and worried about safety, Black families opt for remote learning amid COVID-19…
CBS, 18 Sep 2020
Schools across the nation are reopening their doors, but many Black families say they’re concerned about sending their children back to the classroom.
Is Biden losing his lead over Trump? | FOX News Rundown
FOX, 18 Sep 2020
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How Tom Holland Seeks Revenge in ‘The Devil All the Time’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 18 Sep 2020
“You got time for a sinner?” That line from the vengeance-seeking Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) is delivered with a sense of both weariness and foreboding.
Emmy outfits? Tuxedo robes and pajamas
AP, 18 Sep 2020
Emmy nominated stars Helena Bonham Carter, Anthony Anderson and Laura Dern discuss their outfits for the big night.
Archaeologists in Mexico find first Mayan slave ship
Al Jazeera, 18 Sep 2020
Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a Mayan slave ship. It is the first time that this kind of ship has been found.
Live: UN chief hosts virtual meeting on SDG and COVID-19 recovery
CGTN, 18 Sep 2020
On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a virtual 'SDG Moment' with about 20 world leaders to set out a vision for a Decade of Action and recovery fro...
European Heritage Days: discovering the hidden cultural gems hiding in plain sight
FRANCE24, 18 Sep 2020
Every year, monuments, museums and historical buildings throw their doors open for one weekend, allowing visitors to peek inside embassies, institutions and even the presidentia...
COVID-19: Sturgeon warns hard but necessary decisions are likely
Sky, 18 Sep 2020
Nicola Sturgeon says difficult but necessary decisions are likely in the coming days to tackle COVID-19 as the country reaches a 'critical point' in fighting the virus.
Face masks: Doctor busts six common myths
Telegraph, 18 Sep 2020
As Britain continues to embark on the 'new normal' of wearing face coverings, many have complained about being forced to wear masks.
Chinese start-up launches plant-based meat as coronavirus fuels healthy eating trend
SCMP, 18 Sep 2020
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Citi's Bailin Sees Market Rotation Into Cyclicals
Bloomberg, 18 Sep 2020
Sep.18 -- David Bailin, Citigroup Inc.'s global head of investments,
London New Year's Eve fireworks cancelled due to Covid risk, says mayor
Guardian, 18 Sep 2020
The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that the annual firework display on New Year's Eve will not go ahead because of concerns about large numbers of people gathering in t...
Lesbos: Greek police move migrants to new camp after Moria fire
BBC, 18 Sep 2020
Police on the Greek island of Lesbos are moving thousands of migrants and refugees from the fire-gutted Moria camp to a new tent city nearby.
'Patriotic education' | Trump announces creation of national '1776 Commission'
RT, 18 Sep 2020
Critical race theory and revisionist history such as the New York Times’ 1619 Project are “toxic” need to be countered with patriotic education, US president Donald Trump vowed,...
FM: US Ambassador to China had made great efforts in promoting cooperation between China and US
CD, 18 Sep 2020
FM spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Friday that #US Ambassador to