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Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Joe and Jill Biden
AP, 14 Jun 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden flew Sunday from the Group of Seven summit in Cornwall, southwestern England, to have tea with Queen Elizabeth II. (June 13)
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Biden WH pushes to repeal Iraq war authorization
AP, 04 Aug 2021
The Biden administration is encouraging the Senate to repeal an Iraq war authorization crafted when Saddam Hussein was still alive, rejecting Republican arguments it would furth...
White House Holds Press Briefing: August 3 | NBC News
NBC, 04 Aug 2021
Watch as White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds a press briefing. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNew...
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FOX, 04 Aug 2021
White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks to press. #FoxNews
Emergency personnel on scene after blast rocks Afghan capital
AFP, 04 Aug 2021
Emergency vehicles and security forces respond after a car bomb exploded in Kabul, followed by several blasts and rapid gunfire, not far from the heavily fortified Green Zone th...
LIVE: Dr. Fauci discusses antiviral program for COVID-19
Reuters, 04 Aug 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to president and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks to the Center for Strategic and Internati...
Ukraine police investigating death of Belarus activist found hanged in Kyiv park
CA, 04 Aug 2021
Vitaly Shishov, an exiled Belarusian activist who was found hanged in a park in Kyiv in what police say could be a murder, was an outspoken critic of the government in Belarus a...
A year on, politicians accused of hindering Beirut blast justice
Al Jazeera, 04 Aug 2021
It has been nearly a year since a deadly explosion rocked the Lebanese capital - killing more than 200 people and injuring thousands.
Cuomo responds after probe found he sexually harassed "multiple" women
CBS, 04 Aug 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo responded Tuesday after an explosive report from the state attorney general's office found he sexually harassed multiple current and former staffe...
China: German auto makers play catch-up on electric cars | DW Business
DW, 04 Aug 2021
About every sixth electric car produced worldwide comes from Germany. But it appears that German e-cars do not go down well in China.
‘Solar Power’: How Lorde Grew Up, Embraced Guitars and Made a Summer Song | Diary of a Song
NYT, 04 Aug 2021
Lorde used to hate guitars. Then came “Solar Power.” What changed? In the latest Diary of a Song, the 24-year-old musician traces the personal and sonic evolutions that led to h...
The dirty little secret about Trump’s endorsements
CNN, 03 Aug 2021
Former President Donald Trump boasts his winning endorsement record any chance he gets, but is his seal of approval really all it’s cracked up to be? In the latest episode of Th...
New Zealand’s first openly transgender Olympian competes in Tokyo Games
SCMP, 03 Aug 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Laurel Hubbard made history on August 2, 2021, by becoming the first openly transgender weightlif...
Wang Yi: China has provided over 190 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to ASEAN countries
CGTN, 03 Aug 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Top diplomats from the the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are meeting online to discuss regional issues.
Simone Biles wins balance beam bronze in gymnastics return
Telegraph, 03 Aug 2021
Simone Biles won bronze in the balance beam on her high-pressure return to Tokyo 2020.
Who should and who shouldn’t? UK’s NHS had a draft plan to deny care to elderly people
RT, 03 Aug 2021
The Telegraph newspaper reportedly disclosed documents that revealed the UK’s National Health Service draft plan to deny care to elderly people ‘in the event of a severe pandemic’.
Brave Olympic bronze for Biles as Warholm sets jaw-dropping world record • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 03 Aug 2021
#Gymnastics superstar #SimoneBiles stared down the debilitating "twisties" to bravely win #Olympic bronze on Tuesday as Norway's Karsten Warholm lit up the Tokyo #athletics comp...
Missing Belarus activist found dead in park
BBC, 03 Aug 2021
The head of a group helping people who have fled Belarus, Vitaly Shishov, has been found dead near his home in neighbouring Ukraine.
BP CEO: Raising Dividend on Increasing Confidence
Bloomberg, 03 Aug 2021
Aug.03 -- Bernard Looney, chief executive officer at BP Plc.,
Government to simplify UK's traffic light travel rules
Sky, 03 Aug 2021
Apprenticeships and skills minister Gillian Keegan says the government will announce changes to simplify the traffic light travel restrictions this week.
Australian journalist fans flames of conspiracy theory
CD, 03 Aug 2021
Australian journalist Sharri Markson actively fans the flames