Friday, Feb 26, 2021
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Going for gold: Eiffel Tower gets Olympic facelift
AFP, 04 Feb 2021
A ton of paint here, a load of scraping there - as she nears her 132nd birthday, France's 'Iron Lady' is being treated to the biggest makeover of her life, to put her best arch forward in Paris 2024.
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Madrid starts vaccinating police, emergency workers
AP, 26 Feb 2021
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Japan's android pet eases virus isolation
AFP, 26 Feb 2021
Nami Hamaura feels less lonely working from home thanks to her singing companion Charlie, one of a new generation of cute and clever Japanese robots whose sales are booming in t...
US launches airstrike against Iranian-backed forces in Syria
FOX, 26 Feb 2021
The U.S. military carried out an airstrike against an Iranian-backed militia stronghold in Syria Thursday, a senior official told Fox News.
Virginia Senator Mark Warner on Biden's supply chain executive order
CBS, 26 Feb 2021
Senator Mark Warner joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss President Biden's latest executive order to strengthen American supply chains.
New Canadian chief of the defence staff steps aside amid investigation
CA, 26 Feb 2021
Admiral Art McDonald, Canada's new top soldier, has stepped aside from his post. In January, McDonald took over the chief of the defence staff job from Gen.
Biden Ordered Airstrikes In Syria At Recommendation Of Secretary Of Defense | NBC News NOW
NBC, 26 Feb 2021
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told reporters that President
Ex-Olympic coach kills himself after sex crime charges
Reuters, 26 Feb 2021
Former U.S. Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert, who was charged
Arkansas police: 91-year-old one of oldest officers in US
BBC, 26 Feb 2021
After working in law enforcement for nearly 56 years, LC "Buckshot" Smith is one of the oldest police officers in the US.
How to celebrate Lantern Festival the traditional way
CGTN, 26 Feb 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-02-25/How-to-celebrate-Lantern-Festival-the-traditional-way--YaTkwDMeXe/index.html The festive season in China is about to end, but not...
Press Preview - A first look inside Friday's newspapers
Sky, 26 Feb 2021
See what's making Friday morning's newspaper headlines with columnist Carole Malone and David Clegg, editor of The Courier.
Queen urges people to get Covid vaccine
ITV, 26 Feb 2021
The Queen has made an unusually direct intervention in the nationwide drive to vaccinate the adult population.
How Strong Is the Recovery in Manufacturing?
Bloomberg, 26 Feb 2021
Orders for durable goods jumped 3.4% in January, triple what economists expected.
'Think about others': the Queen encourages people to get Covid vaccine jab
Guardian, 26 Feb 2021
The Queen said her Covid-19 jab 'didn’t hurt at all' in a video call with health officials leading vaccine deployment across the UK.
The Queen urges vaccine uptake: people ‘ought to think about other people’ | Covid-19
Telegraph, 26 Feb 2021
While speaking to health officials who are leading the deployment
Niger post election violence kills two, hundreds arrested
FRANCE24, 26 Feb 2021
In tonight's edition: Two people in Niger have died in post-election violence and hundreds have been arrested, according to the government accusing a prominent opposition figure...
Documents show assassins used company seized by Saudi crown prince
CNN, 26 Feb 2021
The two private jets used by a Saudi Arabian assassination squad that killed and allegedly dismembered journalist Jamal Khashoggi were owned by a company that less than a year p...
Disunited Europe | EU threatens legal action if member nations don't reopen their borders
RT, 26 Feb 2021
The EU Commission has told six nations that their Covid border restrictions have “gone too far” and must be relaxed after a German minister defended the country’s measures aimed...
Thailand’s ‘golf quarantine’ welcomes South Korean travellers
SCMP, 26 Feb 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Some 40 South Korean tourists have arrived in Thailand under a “golf quarantine” scheme.
TR en un Minuto: 25 de febrero de 2021
Telemetro, 26 Feb 2021
Iglesias piden conocer los nombres de las personas responsables de los maltratos y abusos en albergues, más detalles de su llamado en el #TRenUnMinuto con Sidny Azpurúa.
Gulf Coast FAME program recruiting students
WMBB, 26 Feb 2021
Gulf Coast FAME program recruiting students.