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Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen remains stable in hospital
BBC, 13 Jun 2021
Christian Eriksen remains stable in hospital and has sent his greetings to his national team-mates, Danish football officials have said.
Eriksen collapsed shortly before half-time in Denmark's opening Euro 2020 game against Finland on Saturday.
The 29-year-old Inter Milan player had emergency medical treatment on the pitch before being taken to hospital.
"His condition is stable and he continues to be hospitalised for further examination," said a statement.
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Breakingviews TV: Pepsi juice
Reuters, 04 Aug 2021
From @Breakingviews: PepsiCo is selling brands including Tropicana and other juice brands in North America for $3.3 billion of cash.
Senior Lebanese officials knew about Beirut blast risks, took no action: HRW report
CA, 04 Aug 2021
A report released by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday concluded there was strong evidence to suggest some Lebanese officials knew about -and tacitly accepted- the lethal risks pose...
AP Top Stories
AP, 04 Aug 2021
Here’s the latest for Tuesday, August 3: Investigation find NY Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed employees; Pentagon officer, suspect die in attack; Florida won’t impose mask mandate...
🇱🇧 Can Lebanon deliver justice for the port explosion? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 04 Aug 2021
Families of those killed and injured in an explosion that laid parts of Lebanon’s capital to waste are still looking for answers.
Feeling crypto FOMO? Scammers are counting on it
CNN, 04 Aug 2021
Feeling like you missed out on crypto? You're not alone. But don't go all-in on "the next big thing" just yet.
Biden administration upholds controversial Trump-era policy on migrants at southern border
CBS, 04 Aug 2021
The Biden administration is upholding a controversial Trump-era policy that allows officials to turn away migrants at the southern border over COVID concerns.
Rep. Elise Stefanik calls for Cuomo's resignation and prosecution
FOX, 04 Aug 2021
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., calls for Governor Andrew Cuomo
New York Governor Cuomo denies sexual harassment allegations
AFP, 04 Aug 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo denies allegations of sexual harassment after an independent investigation found a "deeply disturbing yet clear" picture of a pattern of abusive b...
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...
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...
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