Monday, Aug 08, 2022
Focus on the big picture
‘Is this America?’ On duty during the Capitol riot
BBC, 06 Jan 2022
Police officer Harry Dunn thought he might die on 6 January as an angry mob of Trump supporters attacked the US Capitol.
A year on, he's still traumatised by his experiences on the frontline - and he's worried that many Americans refuse to believe the extent of the violence and racism he faced that day.
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U.S. household debt soars
CBS, 08 Aug 2022
Despite recession fears, Americans are spending more and putting much of it on credit cards.
Cost of living and drought hang over Kenya's poll
Reuters, 08 Aug 2022
Some 22 million voters will pick a new president, lawmakers and county officials in an election in Kenya, overshadowed by a drought while Russia's invasion of Ukraine drives up ...
Rep. Tenney: New Yorkers are paying for this
FOX, 08 Aug 2022
Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., discusses the implications of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott bussing illegal immigrant across the country and Biden's failure to address the migrant crisis.
Report confirms Trump habit that was bad for plumbing and his presidency
CNN, 08 Aug 2022
The New York Times' Maggie Haberman joins CNN's New Day to reveal images backing up her reporting on former President Donald Trump's habit of flushing key White House documents ...
Gaza Residents Struggle To Recover From Losses Brought By Israel, PIJ Conflict
NBC, 08 Aug 2022
Gaza residents are still struggling to recover from the heavy losses brought by the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist Jihad, though both sides agreed to a cea...
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...
Ceasefire in Gaza after Israel’s three-day bombardment | Al Jazeera Newsfeed
Al Jazeera, 08 Aug 2022
A truce has been implemented between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Israel’s three-day bombardment of Gaza has left at least 44 Palestinians dead, including 15 children.
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 ...
Russia, Ukraine trade blame over attacks on nuclear plant | Ukraine Update
DW, 08 Aug 2022
Kyiv is accusing Russia of deliberately targeting nuclear facilities after shells hit a nuclear plant in southern Ukraine.
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.