Thursday, Dec 03, 2020
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'French Spiderman' climbs German building to urge health measures compliance
AFP, 02 Oct 2020
"French Spiderman" Alain Robert climbs the Deutsche Bahn tower in Frankfurt to call for people to follow the health measures imposed to limit the spread of Covid-19.
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Boston firefighters rescue child from burning home
AP, 03 Dec 2020
A firefighter scooted down a ladder with a child in his arms during a Boston apartment fire that left a mother and her two children in need of rescue.
French ski resorts in meltdown over "unjustifiable" festive season closure
AFP, 03 Dec 2020
"For us, this decision is unjustifiable": in Savoie, more than 600 people, representing the entire mountain eco-system gather in Bourg-Saint-Maurice, at the behest of mayors of ...
San Jose mayor apologizes for flouting COVID rules on Thanksgiving
FOX, 03 Dec 2020
Democrat Sam Liccardo tells 'Your World' that 'I should have known better' than to violate health protocols.
Coronavirus: BC Premier John Horgan holds weekly media briefing | LIVE
CA, 03 Dec 2020
BC Premier John Horgan is scheduled to hold his weekly media availability at 1:15 p.m.
Doctor weighs in on CDC's shorter quarantine period for people exposed to coronavirus
CBS, 03 Dec 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Americans need to quarantine for seven to 10 days after being exposed to the coronavirus, a decrease from its earlier recomme...
Live: Biden Holds Virtual Roundtable With Workers And Small Business Owners | NBC News
NBC, 03 Dec 2020
Watch live coverage as President-elect Joe Biden holds a virtual roundtable with struggling workers and small business owners on the impact of the economic crisis.
Sen. McConnell chokes up during emotional tribute to Sen. Alexander
CNN, 03 Dec 2020
Sen. Mitch McConnell gets choked up several times during a tribute to his friend and fellow senator, Lamar Alexander, who is retiring.
Boeing 737 MAX returns to skies with media on board
Reuters, 03 Dec 2020
Boeing's 737 MAX staged its first post-grounding flight, with media on board, as carriers seek to demonstrate to passengers that the redesigned jet is safe after a 20-month safe...
Why Is the U.S. Allowing Migrant Children to Die of the Flu? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 03 Dec 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, Americans have another disease to worry about — the flu.
What is behind Australia-China tensions?
BBC, 03 Dec 2020
A rift between Australia and China has deepened after a faked image of an Australian soldier holding a knife to the neck of an Afghan child was posted on a Chinese government Tw...
'Residue': What is lost to gentrification? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 03 Dec 2020
When Washington DC-native Merawi Gerima came home after living for some time in Los Angeles he felt he had not come back to the city he left.
Latest research: How to prevent coronavirus infections | COVID-19 Special
DW, 02 Dec 2020
How do we get infected with the coronavirus? Japanese researchers have used a supercomputer to simulate how viral particles move.
Hong Kong tightens social-distancing measures to cope with fourth wave surge of Covid-19 cases
SCMP, 02 Dec 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A new series of measures to fight Covid-19 went into effect in Hong Kong on December 2, 2020, as ...
Beyond Brexit: Why travel will be different from January 1 2021 - everything you need to know
Telegraph, 02 Dec 2020
The Brexit transition period is coming to an end. On December
Almost 700,000 driven to poverty by COVID in the UK – study
RT, 02 Dec 2020
In the UK, new research shows that the economic effects of the COVID crisis have plunged nearly 700,000 people into poverty, including 120,000 children.
Rap used in the classroom to make children more creative
ITV, 02 Dec 2020
Can wrap teach children to be creative and to positively express themselves? Ria Chatterjee finds out.
Cute seal spotted relaxing on Manly beach in Sydney
CGTN, 02 Dec 2020
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-12-02/Seal-spotted-relaxing-on-Manly-Beach-in-Sydney-VTHFF2Cr8k/index.html Sydneysiders welcomed an unexpected visitor when an Australi...
Jailed activists at helm of Hong Kong's protest movement
FRANCE24, 02 Dec 2020
Leading Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wong was jailed alongside two other young activists on Wednesday for taking part in last year’s huge democracy protests.
In full: Downing Street briefing on COVID vaccine rollout
Sky, 02 Dec 2020
A data briefing has been held in Downing Street to outline how the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out now that it’s been approved for use by the UK’s independen...
Health experts hold briefing after UK Covid vaccine approval - watch live
Guardian, 02 Dec 2020
The UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine