Friday, Jul 30, 2021
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South Africa Reacts to Zuma's Arrest
RT, 15 Jul 2021
South Africa witnesses the worst unrest since Apartheid times after its former president Jacob Zuma was jailed for 15 months for not turning up in court for his anti-corruption inquiries.
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Liz Cheney expected to be challenged by Trump-backed candidate
CBS, 30 Jul 2021
Wyoming House Representative Liz Cheney will likely be challenged ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, as former president Trump has been vetting candidates to unseat the Republ...
Japan widens emergency over 'frightening' Covid spike
BBC, 30 Jul 2021
Japan is extending a state of emergency in Tokyo and expanding it to new regions as the Olympic host faces a surge in Covid cases.
Families pay for rent, food with child tax credit
AP, 30 Jul 2021
Families are starting to spend money from the expanded child tax credit. That includes Brianne Walker, who is raising five children on her own, including two siblings in her cus...
Inside The Push For Equal Pay For Federal Government Interns
NBC, 30 Jul 2021
NBC News' Julie Tsirkin takes us inside the fight in D.C. to establish equal pay for federal government interns. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSN...
Ben Shapiro: Public health experts have ‘completely failed’ with COVID messaging
FOX, 30 Jul 2021
The Daily Wire editor emeritus discusses White House messaging
Italy struggles to vaccinate migrants
Al Jazeera, 30 Jul 2021
Italy has fully vaccinated more than half its population aged above 12, but hundreds of thousands of undocumented migrants have been left out.
July 30, 2021: Masks, Biden $100 vaccination, Alaska earthquake, Hong Kong, Delta variant
Reuters, 30 Jul 2021
July 30, 2021: Masks, $100 to get vaccinated, Earthquake, Hong Kong security law, Delta variant 1.
IN FULL: Kenya's President warns against 'vaccine nationalism'
Sky, 30 Jul 2021
The President of Kenya says the "entire developing world" is fighting a battle with wealthy nations for vaccines.
Vaccinated means free? Germany officials are split in opinions on social freedoms amid pandemic
RT, 30 Jul 2021
Germany reports that over half of the population is vaccinated. Politicians are now divided in opinions, whether those immunised are entitled to more freedoms.
Man sentenced to 9 years in jail for inciting secession, terrorism in Hong Kong
CGTN, 30 Jul 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video A man has been sentenced to nine years in prison in Hong Kong under the national security law for Hong Kong which took effect on June 30 las...
Over 40 million people live in slavery worldwide
DW, 30 Jul 2021
More people are living in slavery today than at any other time in history. Slavery impacts over 40 million people worldwide, women and girls make up around 70 percent of the vic...
Turkey fights forest fires near tourist resorts
AFP, 30 Jul 2021
Turkish firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfires that forced the evacuation of entire villages and hotels on the Mediterranean coast.
Chopper's Politics Podcast: Is it fair for politicians to tell us to be more green?
Telegraph, 30 Jul 2021
Subscribe to Chopper's Politics for free: https://playpodca.st/chopper Allegra Stratton, the PM's spokesperson for the COP26 climate summit, caused a stir this week by suggestin...
Airbus Lifts Profit Goal, Adds Freighter as Demand Revives
Bloomberg, 30 Jul 2021
Jul.30 -- Airbus lifted its guidance for profit and deliveries – it expects to deliver as many as 600 aircrafts this year.
France's superstar Teddy Riner clinches bronze in judo • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 30 Jul 2021
French star #TeddyRiner’s quest for a record-tying third consecutive #Olympic gold medal ended in the quarterfinals with a narrow loss to Russian athlete Tamerlan Bashaev, who t...
Hong Kong’s most successful Olympian: Swimmer Siobhan Haughey wins second silver
SCMP, 30 Jul 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Siobhan Haughey has done it again for Hong Kong.
Russian space module mishap pushes ISS out of position
Guardian, 30 Jul 2021
Russia’s troubled Nauka laboratory module caused a fright when its rockets accidentally fired after docking the with the International Space Station, briefly throwing the statio...
Unlocking the potential of a soil-based economy Food Revolution
FT, 30 Jul 2021
Soil is earth’s secret solution to climate change, storing about 25 per cent of the world’s fossil fuel emissions each year.
How the US is making the pandemic last longer?
CD, 30 Jul 2021
Leaving #Covid-19 to spread unchecked, the #US gives the virus
QC police, firefighters dispose missing woman's body after mistaking it for mannequin
CA, 30 Jul 2021
Firefighters and police in Sherbrooke, Que., have hampered a criminal investigation after mistaking a woman's burnt body for a mannequin.