Monday, Aug 08, 2022
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Why are people quitting their jobs in record numbers? | Counting the Cost
Al Jazeera, 15 Jan 2022
The pandemic has changed people's lives and in many cases their career plans.
After a wave of job losses in the past couple of years, many employees are now hitting the pause button at work and quitting their jobs in droves.
More than 24 million people quit their jobs in the United States from April to September 2021. And at least 40 percent of employees globally are considering resigning in the coming few months.
Elsewhere, Egypt's Suez canal recorded all-time high revenues last year despite being blocked by a gigantic cargo ship for six days and numerous coronavirus challenges.
LIVE: Antony Blinken gives speech on Africa strategy
Reuters, 08 Aug 2022
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken gives a speech on Africa Strategy at the University of Pretoria, after speaking at a news conference where he stated that if Russia was al...
Senate advances massive healthcare, climate and tax reform legislation
CBS, 08 Aug 2022
After a weekend of contentious debate, the Inflation Reduction Act was passed by the Senate.
Israel, Palestinian Islamic Jihad declare truce in Gaza
Al Jazeera, 08 Aug 2022
A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza appears to be holding.
Boy Playing With Handgun Fatally Shoots 15-year-old Girl
NBC, 08 Aug 2022
Investigators say the 15-year-old victim was on her front porch when she was struck by a bullet fired by a 9-year-old boy.
Tim Scott shares his inspiring backstory of poverty to politics
FOX, 08 Aug 2022
'Fox & Friends' host Ainsley Earhardt sits down with Sen. Tim
China extends drills as Taiwan announces its own drills
DW, 08 Aug 2022
Taiwan has condmned China for extending military drills off its coast into a fifth day.
New book details conflicts between Trump and his generals
CNN, 08 Aug 2022
CNN Global Affairs Analyst Susan Glasser discusses her new book with co-author Peter Baker, "The Divider." Glasser says conflicts with the generals began almost from day one of ...
England's Euro success inspires girl footballers
AFP, 08 Aug 2022
The success of England's Lionesses at the Euro 2022, with matches played at sold-out stadiums and broadcast live into millions of homes, is inspiring young girl footballers at a...
Run, Aamir, Run!
AP, 08 Aug 2022
Actor Aamir Khan portrays a version of Forrest Gump in new movie "Laal Singh Chaddha" - a version of the '90s classic, updated in Hindi.
Israel-Gaza: Ceasefire holds overnight after days of violence – BBC News
BBC, 08 Aug 2022
A ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants is holding, after three days of violence in which at least 44 people have died.
Oil Still Set to Top $120 by Year-End: Energy Aspects
Bloomberg, 08 Aug 2022
Amrita Sen, director of research at Energy Aspects, discusses
Burst water main causes flooding in London
Sky, 08 Aug 2022
Multiple roads had to be closed in north London after a 36-inch water main burst, causing flooding up to four feet deep.
Ukraine's nuclear chief calls for military-free zone at Zaporizhzhia plant • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 08 Aug 2022
The head of Ukraine's state nuclear power company Energoatom called on August 8 for the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant to be made a military-free zone, warning of the risk of ...
World’s longest-ever ‘torta’ sandwich made in just 2 minutes in Mexico
SCMP, 08 Aug 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Mexican cooks prepared the longest “torta” sandwich ever recorded on August 3, 2022, at the 17th ...
PLA Eastern Theater Command holds military drills around island of Taiwan
CGTN, 08 Aug 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-08-08/PLA-holds-military-drills-around-island-of-Taiwan-1cjiAKHxjnW/index.html On August 7, the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese ...
China officials test fish for coronavirus on a trawler boat amid zero-Covid policy
Telegraph, 08 Aug 2022
Footage of Chinese pandemic control staff in a coastal city doing Covid tests on the fish and shrimps harvested by fishermen has emerged on social media.
外交部：美方在台湾问题上肆意妄为 中国人民绝不答应 世界人民也不会答应
CD, 08 Aug 2022
Colombia's first leftist president calls for peace and unity: 'The war on drugs has failed'
Guardian, 08 Aug 2022
Colombia’s first leftist president has been sworn into office, promising to fight inequality and bring peace to a country long haunted by bloody feuds between the government, dr...
Can e-bikes transform our cities? Tech
FT, 08 Aug 2022
Sales of electric bicycles, or e-bikes, as they’re better known, are booming. At the same time, innovations in battery technology have extended the range that an e-bike can travel.
Canadian hospitals struggling to cope with staff shortages, growing wait times
CA, 08 Aug 2022
Canadian hospitals are struggling to cope with staffing shortages, growing wait times, and in some cases closing units altogether.