Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020
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Young people could be fuelling coronavirus spikes amid second wave warnings
ITV, 30 Jul 2020
The behaviour of young people could be fuelling recent spikes in coronavirus cases across Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. It comes ...
Philippines reimposes quarantine measures as virus infections soar
AFP, 04 Aug 2020
Philippine authorities set up checkpoints, cancel domestic flights, and order millions of people to stay home again as it reimposes stricter quarantine restrictions in Manila an...
Dr. Fauci: U.S. Could Face Bad Situation If Daily Coronavirus Case Count Not Lowered | NBC News NOW
NBC, 04 Aug 2020
The nation's leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci expressed his concern about lowering the daily coronavirus case count in the U.S.
Tom Homan blames 'Biden effect' for spike in illegal border crossings
FOX, 04 Aug 2020
Fox News contributor and retired acting ICE director Tom Homan
Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires
BBC, 04 Aug 2020
Official figures from Brazil have shown a big increase in the number of fires in the Amazon region in July compared with the same month last year.
Diageo’s E-Commerce Is Picking Up, Says CEO Menezes
Bloomberg, 04 Aug 2020
Aug.04 -- Ivan Menezes, chief executive officer at Diageo Plc.,
Long-running trial | Public divided by controversial Khachaturyan sisters' case
RT, 04 Aug 2020
The case of Kristina, Angelina and Maria Khachaturyan – three sisters who were arrested in Moscow two years ago on charges of the pre-meditated murder of their father, who alleg...
Typhoon Hagupit prompts emergency rescue in east China
CGTN, 04 Aug 2020
Firefighters and police rescued a truck driver caught in a heavy rainstorm brought by #Typhoon #Hagupit, which hit east China's Zhejiang Province in the wee hours of Tuesday, wi...
Trump vows to sue Nevada over mail-in voting
Reuters, 04 Aug 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he has the right to issue an executive order on mail-in voting, and said he will sue Nevada over a new law that would send mail-i...
On This Day: 4 August 2015
AP, 04 Aug 2020
In 2015, The Muppet power couple Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy announced they had split up.
Duterte reimposes coronavirus lockdown as he criticises doctors
Al Jazeera, 04 Aug 2020
The Philippine capital, Manila, is back under coronavirus lockdown. Public transport has been halted and only essential businesses are allowed to operate.
US Presidential Election: Who will be Joe Biden's running mate?
DW, 04 Aug 2020
In the US presidential race, democratic candidate Joe Biden is expected to announce his choice of Vice Presidential running mate in the next two weeks.
Israeli jets strike targets in Syria in retaliation for Golan Heights attack
FRANCE24, 04 Aug 2020
Israel launched air strikes on Syrian military targets in southern Syria late Monday, after thwarting an attack near the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights.
China will take a response if Washington continues political suppression on Chinese journalists
CD, 04 Aug 2020
China said on Tuesday it will take a necessary and legitimate
Hong Kong villagers vow to resist eviction over controversial Wang Chau public housing plan
SCMP, 04 Aug 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Three villages in Hong Kong’s New Territories are soon to be demolished to make way for public ho...
SOS message in sand saves sailors stranded on Pacific island
Guardian, 04 Aug 2020
Footage from the US Coast Guard shows the rescue of three missing sailors from the tiny Pikelot Island in the Pacific.
Tony Morris: Obituary
ITV, 04 Aug 2020
How did Tony Morris become an award-winning TV presenter and
Former King Juan Carlos leaves Spain amid corruption allegations
Sky, 04 Aug 2020
Spain's former King Juan Carlos has left the country as criminal prosecutors investigate allegations of corruption.
Schools reopening 'absolutely vital' says minister despite fears it could prompt second wave
Telegraph, 04 Aug 2020
Schools will reopen "in full" this autumn, a minister has said, despite a Lancet study warning that it could result in a second coronavirus wave more than twice the size of the ...
Why a map Trump showed at a meeting may tell a different story
CNN, 04 Aug 2020
CNN's Harry Enten tells Chris Cuomo why some states with Covid-19 hotspots are now looking to be key battleground states in the 2020 presidential election.
Hurricane regains hurricane strength as Carolinas prepare for storm surge, flooding
CA, 04 Aug 2020
Isaias regained hurricane strength Monday as it neared landfall in the Carolinas, after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida’s east coast.