Thursday, Mar 04, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Amazon-Backed EV-Maker Rivian Said to Aim for IPO This Year
Bloomberg, 10 Feb 2021
Feb.09 -- Rivian Automotive Inc., the electric-vehicle startup backed by Amazon.com Inc. and Ford Motor Co., is looking to go public as soon as September at a ...
March in Paris suburb for 15-year-old shot dead in community centre
AFP, 04 Mar 2021
In the Paris suburb of Bondy, a thousand people take part in a march in memory of Aymane, a 15-year-old boy who was shot dead on Friday afternoon inside a community centre.
Trudeau, Canadian ministers provide COVID-19 update | LIVE
CA, 04 Mar 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, alongside Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland and Innovation, and Science and Industry Minister Francois-Phil...
Scotland leader defends predecessor case handling
Reuters, 04 Mar 2021
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon defended her handling of sexual harassment complaints against her predecessor Alex Salmond in high-stakes testimony on an issue that threatens to...
At least six killed as Myanmar forces crack down on anti-coup protests
Al Jazeera, 04 Mar 2021
Security forces have opened fire on anti-coup protesters in several cities and towns in Myanmar, killing at least six people and wounding several more, according to reports.
Border was a crisis in 2019 and is a crisis again now: Mark Morgan
FOX, 04 Mar 2021
The DHS projects a record number of unaccompanied migrant children entering the U.S.
Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives in New York
AP, 04 Mar 2021
The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has arrived at Northwell Hospital at South Shore University Hospital on Long Island.
Dolly Parton Urges People To Get Vaccinated Through Song As She Gets Her First Shot | NBC News NOW
NBC, 03 Mar 2021
Country singer Dolly Parton is urging people to get vaccinated as she gets her first shot of the Moderna vaccine, which she helped fund by donating $1 million towards getting it...
Doctor on risks of easing COVID-19 restrictions too soon
CBS, 03 Mar 2021
On the same day the governors of Texas and Mississippi announced they were lifting their states' mask mandates and other COVID-19 restrictions, CDC officials warned states again...
Myanmar sees deadly clashes despite calls for calm
BBC, 03 Mar 2021
Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar have been killed after troops opened fire. The security forces used live rounds on large crowds in Mandalay and Monywa, and at least two of the v...
Released Nigerian schoolgirl recounts harrowing kidnapping
CNN, 03 Mar 2021
Hundreds of schoolgirls were released on March 2nd after being abducted in the early hours of February 26th when armed men raided a state-run school in Zamfara State, northwest ...
Oil companies mount huge losses in 2020
DW, 03 Mar 2021
ExxonMobil has its investor-day this week and investors are likely to have some pressing questions for the American Oil-Major.
Myanmar security forces launch deadly crackdown on protesters in several cities
FRANCE24, 03 Mar 2021
Myanmar security forces opened fire in several places on Wednesday to break up anti-junta protests, killing at least nine people, according to local media reports, and injuring ...
Ukraine: dramatic footage shows police save four men who fell into icy water
Guardian, 03 Mar 2021
Ukrainian police officers have rescued four men who fell through ice in the city of Dnipro.
'Patriots governing Hong Kong' essential for 'One Country, Two Systems': CPPCC
CGTN, 03 Mar 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-03-03/-Patriots-governing-Hong-Kong-essential-to-One-Country-Two-Systems--YkJYVGqmju/index.html
‘Covid generation’: students make Paris Fashion Week debut with virtual show
SCMP, 03 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Paris Fashion Week opened on March 1, 2021 with a virtual show featuring collections made by 48 s...
CrossTalk on Biden | Quarantine Edition | Weaponized empathy
RT, 03 Mar 2021
There is a growing consensus the Biden Administration is off to a slow start. To date the new president has relied on executive orders to push through his agenda.
No plot against Alex Salmond, Nicola Sturgeon says in her opening statement at Holyrood inquiry
Telegraph, 03 Mar 2021
Nicola Sturgeon is making her long-awaited appearance before the Holyrood inquiry into her government's unlawful investigation of Alex Salmond, amid calls for her to resign.
Sky News Breakfast: Budget Day & Nicola Sturgeon faces the music
Sky, 03 Mar 2021
On your Sky News Breakfast menu: - We look ahead to the Chancellor's
Top US health official says not time to end Covid curbs
AFP, 04 Mar 2021
A top US health official warns that measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 have to stay in place if the pandemic is to be beaten, after the state of Texas dropped its mask-wear...
MLA proposes Alberta declare rodeo as province's official sport
CA, 03 Mar 2021
It is a cliché to think that Alberta is all about cowboys, ranches and oilfields.