Saturday, May 08, 2021
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Radical new gene therapy restores sight to patients with rare eye condition
BBC, 30 Apr 2021
Scientists have been using a new form of gene therapy to treat a rare inherited eye condition which eventually causes severe tunnel vision.
Scientists have been using the new treatment on patients to try to halt further loss of sight. And they've been astonished to find that it has actually improved their vision.
Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by medical editor Fergus Walsh.
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EU leaders roundtable meeting begins on second day of social summit
AFP, 08 May 2021
EU leaders and heads of state meet at the Palacio de Cristal, in Porto, starting the second day of an EU summit which will also feature a bilateral meeting between the EU and In...
Kudlow: There is not logic or facts to defend Biden's economy assertions
FOX, 08 May 2021
'Kudlow' host joins 'The Ingraham Angle' to breakdown Biden's April jobs report comments.
'Foreign agents and extremists': Russia's attack on critics | The Listening Post
Al Jazeera, 08 May 2021
In Russia, the political stakes are rising in the run up to election season - journalists are being branded as "foreign agents" and an opposition figure is labelled an "extremist".
Tensions over Palestinian evictions in East Jerusalem boil over |
DW, 08 May 2021
Tensions are high in Jerusalem, following clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters outside the Al-Aqsa mosque, in one of the city's most sensitive areas.
Hungarian artists prepare to return to stage
Reuters, 08 May 2021
After months of practising aerial acrobatics suspended from the ceiling in her tiny apartment in Budapest with only her cats for an audience, Hungarian circus artist Eszter Kova...
Trudeau's chief of staff Telford says "more needed to be done" over 2018 Gen. Vance allegations
CA, 08 May 2021
Katie Telford, the chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, repeatedly dodged questions while testifying before the defence committee, over who decided not to tell Trude...
Survivor recalls night of Mexico City metro wreck
AP, 08 May 2021
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NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) - May 7th, 2021
NBC, 08 May 2021
Pfizer seeks full FDA approval for Covid vaccine, crunching the numbers on Covid vaccinations in the U.S., and Derek Chauvin indicted on federal civil rights charges.
One in three people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated
CBS, 08 May 2021
A third of the U.S. population is now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. But the pace of inoculations is slowing, forcing public health officials to shift their approach.
Chinese woman couldn't find suitable nursing home for elderly parents, so she opened one
SCMP, 08 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The world's most populous nation, China, is also a greying society.
Epic v. Apple Will Have Ramifications for Big Tech: Baer & Rie
Bloomberg, 08 May 2021
May.07 -- Brookings Institution Visiting Fellow Bill Baer says that the Epic Games v.
Ventanas al mundo - El Encuentro
SERTV, 08 May 2021
Press Preview: A first look inside Friday’s newspapers
Sky, 08 May 2021
Sky's Sarah Hewson takes a look at what's making the headlines the director of the Demos think tank, Polly Mackenzie and the PR consultant Alex Deane.
Nicola Sturgeon dares Boris Johnson to stop Scottish independence referendum
ITV, 08 May 2021
Nicola Sturgeon has told ITV News she is feeling "quietly confident"
Seagrove trees dilemma
WMBB, 08 May 2021
Seagrove trees dilemma.
England to relax international travel ban
BBC, 08 May 2021
The international travel ban for England is to be gradually lifted from 17th May 2021.
South Africa buries its Zulu queen | Eye on Africa - France 24
FRANCE24, 08 May 2021
On tonight’s show, South Africa’s Zulu queen is laid to rest and her successor announced, Rwanda hopes to step up the fight against COVID-19 by opening the continent’s first vac...
Cat carried away from Scottish polling station
Guardian, 08 May 2021
A cat was carried away from a polling station in Kirkwall, Orkney as people voted in crucial Scottish elections.
Moderna's 'best Covid vaccine' recognition questioned due to data
RT, 08 May 2021
The American Covid vaccine Moderna has been named best jab at the annual World Vaccine Congress in Washington.
'I'm horrified': Community reacts to Matt Gaetz speaking tour
CNN, 08 May 2021
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) plans to launch a speaking tour alongside Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), beginning at a retirement community in Florida.