Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021
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Voting opens in Niger run-off election
AFP, 21 Feb 2021
Nigeriens begin voting Sunday to elect their president in a runoff presidential election, the first peaceful transition of power since independence from France in 1960.
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Covid19 UK: What impact will the Brazil variant have? night
BBC, 02 Mar 2021
The dates for potential lockdown easing in England edge closer and vaccines have begun to have a noticeable impact.
Texas power company files for bankruptcy after racking up $2.1 billion bill during winter storm
CBS, 02 Mar 2021
One of the largest energy providers in Texas filed for bankruptcy on Monday. It comes after more than 4 million residents lost power during last month's historic winter freeze.
Covid Task Force Member Says Trust the Vaccines
Bloomberg, 02 Mar 2021
Mar.01 -- David Kessler, the new chief science officer for the
Jamal Kashoggi murder: Biden administration to ‘recalibrate’ relationship with Saudi Arabia
CA, 02 Mar 2021
Representatives of the Biden administration said Monday that the U.S. would be “recalibrating” its relationship with Saudi Arabia, following the release of a U.S.
Expert uncovers new Chinese nuclear missle sites
AP, 02 Mar 2021
China appears to be moving faster toward a capability to launch its newer nuclear missiles from underground silos, according to an American expert who analyzed satellite images ...
WHO: ‘Premature And Unrealistic’ To Think Pandemic Will End This Year | NBC News NOW
NBC, 02 Mar 2021
Officials at the World Health Organization say it’s “unrealistic” to expect the Covid-19 pandemic to end in 2021, but hospitalizations and deaths can be significantly reduced if...
How a 10-second video clip sold for $6.6 million
Reuters, 02 Mar 2021
A 10-second video artwork, ‘CROSSROADS,’ authenticated by blockchain as one-of-a-kind, was sold for $6.6 million – it is a new type of digital asset known as NFT that has explod...
Gov. Cuomo accuser says he hasn't taken responsibility for his actions
CNN, 02 Mar 2021
CNN's Brynn Gingras reports on the sexual harassment accusations against New York Gov.
Gutfeld on Trump blasting Biden's first month in the White House at CPAC
FOX, 02 Mar 2021
Former president tears into Biden, GOP critics at the conservative
Press Preview - A first look inside Tuesday's newspapers
Sky, 02 Mar 2021
See what's making Tuesday morning's newspaper headlines with columnist and broadcaster Steve Richards and former government special adviser Salma Shah.
US mulling new sanctions against Myanmar junta
DW, 02 Mar 2021
Myanmar's military chief has issued a televised threat to punish protest leaders one month after overthrowing the elected government.
Golden Globes 2021: Big wins for The Crown and Jodie Foster in her pyjamas
ITV, 02 Mar 2021
In a year when we have been watching television more than usual,
Birthdays for March 1st
WMBB, 02 Mar 2021
Birthdays for March 1st.
Zimbabwe Vice President resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations
FRANCE24, 02 Mar 2021
In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe's Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations.
US stocks jump in bullish start to March, Nasdaq ends up 3.0%
AFP, 02 Mar 2021
The closing bell rings at the New York Stock Exchange as stocks finish sharply higher, shrugging off last week's worries over inflation and rallying on optimism over coronavirus...
Chloé Zhao makes history as first Asian woman to win best director at Golden Globes
SCMP, 02 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Chinese director Chloé Zhao became the first Asian woman to win the best director award at the Go...
Should we get our medical advice from celebrities?
RT, 02 Mar 2021
Gwyneth Paltrow has been taken down a peg or two by a senior
Hancock: vaccines 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s
Guardian, 02 Mar 2021
The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has hailed real-world data
Give Scotland the points! Topsy Ojo on French Covid breach| Brian Moore's Full Contact Rugby Podcast
Telegraph, 02 Mar 2021
Listen to the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hc9IaEl_UBI&t=1s Former England and London Irish wing Topsy Ojo discusses the recent breach of protocol from the Fren...
Kashmir students return to school after one year of closure
Al Jazeera, 02 Mar 2021
Students in Indian-administered Kashmir are returning to the classroom nearly one year after the pandemic forced schools to close.