Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Focus on the big picture
U.S. Economy Not in a V-Shaped Recovery, Economist Says
Bloomberg, 02 Oct 2020
Oct.01 -- Ali Wolf, chief economist at Meyers Research, talks about the U.S economy and the discussions over the new stimulus package. She speaks with Haidi ...
Israel dice haber destruido túneles con bombardeos en Gaza
AP, 18 May 2021
El Ejército israelí hace una ronda de fuertes ataques aéreos
Muscle car fans hold drag race near Moscow
Reuters, 18 May 2021
Dozens of American muscle cars' engines roared during the Russian Weekend Drags outside Moscow.
No sign of Israel and Hamas ending rocket attacks as conflict enters second week
CBS, 18 May 2021
Dozens of Palestinian civilians are dead as the Israeli military continues to launch attacks on Hamas forces in Gaza.
Art lovers flock to London's National Gallery as virus restrictions eased
AFP, 18 May 2021
The National Gallery in London reopens to visitors as Covid-19 restrictions are eased across the country.
Kilmeade calls out Dem governors for not lifting mask requirements | Brian Kilmeade Show
FOX, 18 May 2021
Last week the CDC updated their mask guidance for vaccinated
Biden Announces Export Of Covid Doses
NBC, 18 May 2021
President Biden says 20 million U.S.-approved vaccines will be
Discovery and AT&T CEOs discuss media deal
CNN, 18 May 2021
Discovery CEO David Zaslav and AT&T CEO John Stankey discuss the plan to combine WarnerMedia (CNN's parent company) and Discovery into a new standalone media company.
US Supreme Court will consider rollback of abortion rights
Al Jazeera, 18 May 2021
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will decide whether states can ban abortions before a foetus can survive ou...
Trudeau makes announcement on energy efficiency and affordability for the middle class | LIVE
CA, 17 May 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make an announcement on Monday regarding energy efficiency and affordability for the middle class, alongside Natural Resour...
Israel kills Islamic Jihad leader as Gaza sees heaviest bombing so far
DW, 17 May 2021
A top commander with the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza has reportedly been killed in an Israeli air strike.
What will end the Israel-Palestinian violence?
BBC, 17 May 2021
The US has urged both sides to avoid civilian casualties as Israel-Palestinian violence continues.
COVID-19: Business Secretary says giving jab to young in Indian variant hotspots is wrong approach
Sky, 17 May 2021
Kwasi Kwarteng says he doesn't approve of moves to break from government guidelines on the rollout of COVID vaccines in areas where the Indian variant has been found.
India’s West Bengal in two-week lockdown amid Covid-19 surge after big election rallies
SCMP, 17 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The Indian state of West Bengal began a two-week lockdown on May 16, 2021, to halt the rapid spre...
China supports developing countries' calls to waive COVID-19 vaccine IP rights
CGTN, 17 May 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-17/China-supports-waiving-COVID-19-vaccine-IP-rights-10lbP6HdcgE/index.html Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said o...
Pakistani protesters burn US and Israeli flags at pro-Palestine rally
RT, 17 May 2021
Karachi protesters burn US and Israeli flags during a rally in
Five Guys Opens for Indoor Dining in U.K.
Bloomberg, 17 May 2021
May.17 -- John Eckbert, Five Guys U.K. CEO, says the company is ready for a big jump in customer numbers.
'Get me on that plane': Brits board the first flight to Portugal as Covid travel restrictions ease
Telegraph, 17 May 2021
International travel resumes for people in England today, with a new ‘traffic light’ system enabling quarantine-free holidays to a select number of destinations.
"The US has Israel's back", FRANCE 24's Douglas Herbert says
FRANCE24, 17 May 2021
The violence between #Hamas and Israel is the worst since 2014, when #Israel launched a military operation on the Gaza Strip with the stated aim of ending rocket fire and destro...
India's cyclone Tauktae: 150,000 people evacuated from the west coast
Guardian, 17 May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae has left at least 12 people dead and destroyed homes as it battered the Indian coastal states of Kerala, Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra.
Why internet freedom is under threat I FT
FT, 17 May 2021
Is the dream of a free and accessible internet already dead? The FT’s Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan examines how different philosophical, political and social attitudes towards ...