Friday, Mar 05, 2021
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Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup protesters in Myanmar capital
AFP, 09 Feb 2021
Police fired rubber bullets and water cannon at anti-coup protesters in Myanmar capital's Naypyidaw. Shots can be heard in images three and four.
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Obesity a major factor in COVID-19 deaths, study finds
Reuters, 05 Mar 2021
The majority of global COVID-19 deaths have been in countries
Austin Mayor: He ‘Couldn’t Believe’ Texas Governor’s Decision To Lift Mask Mandate | NBC News NOW
NBC, 04 Mar 2021
Mayor Steve Adler of Austin, Texas, joins NBC News Now with reaction to Gov. Abbott’s decision to lift the state’s mask mandate.
How much sway does Trump still have over the Republican party? | The Bottom Line
Al Jazeera, 04 Mar 2021
Donald Trump adviser Jason Miller talks to host Steve Clemons about the former United States president's role in politics and the conservative agenda.
'Rage rooms' relieve pandemic stress in California
AFP, 04 Mar 2021
For anyone suffering from lockdown-induced stress or anger, "rage rooms" might be the perfect place to blow off some steam.
Protests in Myanmar continue after dozens killed
AP, 04 Mar 2021
Several thousand anti-coup protesters returned to the streets of Myanmar on Thursday, a day after 38 people were killed by security forces.
Pelosi holds weekly press conference
FOX, 04 Mar 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks to press. #FoxNews Subscribe
Chinese restaurants struggle with race-related attacks
CBS, 04 Mar 2021
Restaurants around the country are still struggling a year into the coronavirus pandemic.
Thousands of asylum seekers cross US-Mexico border
BBC, 04 Mar 2021
Asylum seekers who have been waiting at the border for over a year have started entering the US this week.
Shopping app Klarna now Europe's most valuable startup
CNN, 04 Mar 2021
A $31 billion valuation has made Sweden's Klarna, a buy-now-pay-later shopping app, more valuable than Deutsche Bank and the most valuable startup in Europe.
Dolly Parton wants you to get that 'vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vacci-i-ine'
DW, 04 Mar 2021
Country music legend Dolly Parton donated one million dollars to Nashville's Vanderbilt University toward its development of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine.
FBI warning of possible threat against US Capitol
CA, 04 Mar 2021
Thousands of National Guard and Capitol Police members remain on high alert outside the U.S.
Live: Natural beauty – China's widest waterfall – Ep. 5
CGTN, 04 Mar 2021
Nuorilang Waterfall is located in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province.
In ruins | 6.3 earthquake wreaks havoc in Thessaly
RT, 04 Mar 2021
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit central Greece destroying buildings in the village of Damasi and across the region of Thessaly.
Demand for Covid Products to Remain High: Merck KGaA CEO
Bloomberg, 04 Mar 2021
Mar.04 -- Merck KGaA Chief Executive Officer Stephan Oschmann
Sky News Breakfast: The long economic road to recovery
Sky, 04 Mar 2021
On your Sky News Breakfast menu: - Sky's Niall Paterson is joined by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to discuss the budget - CBI director-general Tony Danker reacts to the 'super d...
Pope says he will visit Iraq as 'pilgrim of peace'
FRANCE24, 04 Mar 2021
On the eve of his historic trip to #Iraq, #Pope #Francis paid tribute Thursday to those who have suffered from years of violence, saying he came as a "pilgrim of peace".
UK Budget: Should taxes rise? Live Q&A
FT, 04 Mar 2021
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered Budget measures that he promised would help the UK economy bounce back — but businesses are concerned about future tax rises to pay for the p...
WHO experts in Europe hold news conference on long Covid – watch live
Guardian, 04 Mar 2021
World Health Organization hosts news conference on Covid-19 in
'No more late-night cheese': Boris Johnson reveals weight loss to encourage the public to get fitter
Telegraph, 04 Mar 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed he has stopped eating cheese at night, as well as avoiding chocolates and eating less carbs in order to lose weight.
Two sessions: How China's environmental policies are giving a boost to green industries
SCMP, 04 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube As China steps up its environmental protection policies, many companies are finding opportunities...