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BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Jason Kenny claims British landmark as GB secure eight medals while Simone Biles wins bronze
Track cyclist Jason Kenny wins his eighth medal to become Great Britain's most decorated Olympian as GB secure eight podium finishes on Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB's Keely Hodgkinson wins silver in 800m final (BBC Front Page)
Tokyo Olympics: Pat McCormack wins boxing silver at Tokyo 2020 (BBC Front Page)

MSNBC Int'l NewsAug 03, 2021
Simone Biles says Tokyo bronze means more than all her golds
Biles decision not to compete in all but one event highlighted the importance of athletes' mental health during the Games.

CNN WorldAug 03, 2021
Death toll from China floods jumps to 302, as Covid complicates recovery
The death toll from floods that ravaged central China last month now stands at 302, local authorities said Monday -- more than triple the last estimate.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Lambda COVID Variant, Behind 1,000 Cases in U.S., Shows Vaccine Resistance
Japanese researchers have found that the Lambda variant is more resistant than the strain first identified in Wuhan.

Florida Tops Previous COVID Hospitalization Record by Over 1,100 (Newsweek)
One Fifth of New COVID Cases in the U.S. Are in Florida (Newsweek)

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Triple-Digit Heat Hits Florida, Driving People Inside as COVID Spikes
The high temperatures come as COVID-19 cases surge in the Sunshine State.

ABC NewsAug 03, 2021
COVID-19 live updates: State sees its highest hospitalization increase
The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads.

Covid-19: Amber watchlist idea dropped and tears at airport reunions (BBC Front Page)

CNBC World NewsAug 03, 2021
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will mandate vaccines for certain indoor activities
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a mandate requiring employees and customers of indoor eateries, gyms, and entertainment centers to get vaccinated.

New York City to Require Vaccination Proof to Dine Indoors, Use Gyms (Newsweek)

NYTimes GlobalAug 03, 2021
Alex Azar: Americans Need to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine
I oversaw the vaccines. They are safe and they work.

NPR Topics: NewsAug 03, 2021
NYC Becomes Largest U.S. City To Require Proof Of Vaccination For Indoor Activities
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new policy will take effect starting September 13, and apply to indoor dining, gyms and entertainment venues.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Belarusian Sprinter Calls for Sanctions Against Coach Who Pulled Her Out of Olympic Games
Tsimanouskaya became an international focus on Sunday when she accused Belarusian officials of removing her from the Olympics and attempting to put her on a plane back to Belarus after she criticized the team's management on social media.

NPR Topics: NewsAug 03, 2021
An Activist Who Helped Persecuted Belarusians Flee The Country Is Found Hanged
Authorities in Belarus have ramped up the pressure against non-governmental organizations and independent media. An Olympic runner has recently received a humanitarian visa from Poland.

ABC NewsAug 03, 2021
White House: More than 110M 19 vaccines sent to 60 countries
The U.S. has donated and shipped more than 110 million COVID-19 vaccine doses. - EuropeAug 03, 2021
Missing Belarus activist found hanged in Kyiv park
Vitaly Shyshov death may be murder disguised as suicide, say Ukraine police

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Vaccine Uptake Skyrockets in States Hit by COVID Delta Surge
Vaccination figures are rebounding from recent slumps in states' hit hardest by the Delta variant, Newsweek analysis shows, although some started from a low base.

MSNBC Int'l NewsAug 03, 2021
Simone Biles wins bronze on balance beam in Olympic return
"I didn't expect a medal today I just wanted to go out there and do this for me and that's exactly what I did," Biles said after the competition.

Biles sticks landing in balance beam, wins Olympic bronze (ABC News)
Biles 'proud' after Olympic beam bronze on emotional return (BBC Front Page)

CBC Top StoriesAug 03, 2021
Exiled Belarusian activist found hanged in Ukraine
A Belarusian activist living in exile in Ukraine was found hanged in a park near his home in Kyiv early on Tuesday, and Ukrainian police said they had launched a murder case.

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Kenny wins fifth medal as GB women take team pursuit silver
Four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny claims silver as Great Britain lose to Germany in the team pursuit final.

CNBC World NewsAug 03, 2021
Stocks are little changed as investors monitor Covid trends, Treasury yields
The spread of the delta coronavirus variant continued to keep investors on edge.

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Covid: What are the social distancing rules in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?
Social distancing rules are changing across the UK.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Wuhan, First COVID Hotspot in China, to Test Everyone for Virus After Rise in Cases
The Chinese city has seen its first local infections in more than a year amid concerns about the spread of the Delta variant.

BBC News Front Page | WorldAug 03, 2021
'We can do much better than that' - India series a chance for England to make up for NZ defeat
England are keen to give a "better showing" of themselves in their five-Test series against India, says James Anderson.

NYTimes GlobalAug 03, 2021
Survivor of Capsized Louisiana Lift Boat Seacor Power Detail Escape
The man, who was one of six survivors of the capsizing that killed 13 people, said at a Coast Guard hearing that he broke a window with a fire extinguisher and was swept into sea.

ABC NewsAug 03, 2021
Taliban take much of provincial capital in south Afghanistan
The Taliban are pressing ahead with their advances in southern Afghanistan.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Local U.S. Restrictions on the Horizon As COVID Delta Variant Surges, Experts Warn
As the U.S. reports its highest number of daily COVID cases since February, experts have told Newsweek measures to prevent the virus from spreading may once again become a reality. - Comment & AnalysisAug 03, 2021
Why Joe Biden is such an elusive target for his critics
The US president's identity buys him an implicit trust that is unique among Democrats

BBC News Front Page | WorldAug 03, 2021
Japan's Hashimoto wins second gymnastics gold
Daiki Hashimoto cements his place as the new star of Japanese gymnastics with his second Olympic title in Tokyo

CNN WorldAug 03, 2021
Delta variant has spiked Covid-19 deaths in Africa by 80% in one month, WHO says
Coronavirus deaths in Africa rose rapidly over the past month, as fatalities surged by 80 percent within the last four weeks, the World Health Organization has said.

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Simone Biles: USA gymnast returns at Tokyo Olympics with strong performance in beam final
USA's Simone Biles returns to competition with a strong performance in the beam final and wins bronze at the Tokyo Olympics.

BBC News Front Page | WorldAug 03, 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Xie Siyi beats China team-mate Wang Zongyuan to 3m springboard gold
China's Xie Siyi wins his second diving gold of Tokyo 2020 - by beating the team-mate with whom he won his first.

NPR Topics: NewsAug 03, 2021
Biden Is Sending 110 Million Vaccines To Nations In Need. That's Just A First Step
The Biden administration is closing in on 110 million doses delivered. But global health experts caution that billions more are needed to vanquish the pandemic.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Candace Owens Calls Megan Rapinoe 'Anti-American' After USWNT Loss in Tokyo 2020 Semi-Final
The U.S. Women's National Team star is among several soccer players who have kneeled before kickoff at Tokyo 2020 matches in a protest against racism and inequality.

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Afghanistan general says Taliban gains threaten global security
An Afghan general warns of devastating consequences if the Taliban win their fight against government forces.

CNBC World NewsAug 03, 2021
Investors have misconstrued China's crackdown as anti-capitalist, billionaire Ray Dalio says
Chinese tech and education stocks sold off last week after the country continued its crackdown on tech, and stepped up restrictions on its education industry.

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Wuhan: Chinese city to test entire population after virus resurfaces
The city of 11 million people is known to be the site where the coronavirus first emerged in 2019.

BBC News Front Page | WorldAug 03, 2021
England v India: Visitors look for redemption as Test series begins
India have lost their last three Test series in England, but they are eager to write a new future.

CNN WorldAug 03, 2021
India to deploy naval task force into South China Sea and beyond
India is sending a task force of four warships into the South China Sea on a two-month deployment that will include exercises with Quad partners the United States, Japan and Australia, India's Defense Ministry announced Monday.

NPR Topics: NewsAug 03, 2021
Jamaican Sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins Historic 'Double-Double' In Track
The Jamaican sprinter has nabbed gold in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in Tokyo, after winning the same races at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

BBC News Front Page | WorldAug 03, 2021
Sinckler free to play in third Lions Test after citing dismissed
A citing against British and Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler for an alleged bite in the second Test against South Africa has been dismissed.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
'Evangelion 3.03.0 1.01 Thrice Upon a Time': Where the Film Fits in the 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' Franchise
The long-awaited fourth film in the "Rebuild of Evangelion" series of the "Neon Genesis Evangelion" franchise is set to be released on Amazon Prime Video.

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Gatland makes sweeping changes for third Lions Test
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland makes sweeping changes to his matchday squad for Saturday's decisive third Test against South Africa. - EuropeAug 03, 2021
Square's $29bn bet on Afterpay heralds future for ‘buy now, pay later' trend
Jack Dorsey's deal comes as increasingly competitive sector faces growing regulatory hurdles

CNN WorldAug 03, 2021
Tencent cracks down on screen time after Chinese state media says gaming is 'spiritual opium'
Tencent has announced new limits on the amount of time minors can spend playing the company's online games, even as investors worry that China may extend its historic crackdown on the private sector to the gaming industry.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Here's Where Tesla Produces Its Electric Cars Around the World
Tesla is on the verge of ramping up its production capabilities with in Texas and Berlin. See where the company currently makes its electric cars.

NewsweekAug 03, 2021
Live Updates: Taliban Violence Escalates as Fight for Key Cities Intensifies in Afghanistan
The Taliban is gaining significant ground in Afghanistan as U.S. troops withdraw from the country - along with thousands of refugees fleeing the violence. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for the latest updates.

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Tokyo Olympics: GB's Giles Scott wins Finn class, gold in men's 49er & silver in mixed Nacra 17
Great Britain win two golds and a silver on a thrilling day in sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

CNBC World NewsAug 03, 2021
Chinese online gaming stocks tumble after state media takes aim at industry; Asia-Pacific stocks mixed
By the Tuesday market close in Hong Kong, shares of Tencent in in the city plunged 6.11% while Netease and Bilibili dropped 7.77% and 3.44%, respectively.

MSNBC Int'l NewsAug 03, 2021
Norway's Warholm crushes world record in hurdles showdown for the ages
Rai Benjamin won silver in his Olympic debut, clocking 46.17 to break former world record-holder Kevin Young's 29-year-old U.S. best

Tokyo Olympics: Sailing gold, a kayak queen and a wonderous world record in day eleven early best bits (BBC Front Page)

BBC News Front Page | WorldAug 03, 2021
Shares slide after China brands online games 'electronic drugs'
In recent months Beijing has cracked down on China's technology and private education industries.

BBC News Front Page | WorldAug 03, 2021
Premier League: The most exciting Premier League transfers ever
We've compiled a list of players who caused a real stir when they moved to a Premier League club, whether their spell was successful or not. - EuropeAug 03, 2021
Tencent shares fall as Chinese state media brand online games ‘spiritual opium'
Investors worry $29bn gaming sector might be next in line for Beijing's regulatory assault

BBC Front PageAug 03, 2021
Tokyo 2020: Great Britain sprinter Adam Gemili gives emotional interview after hamstring injury
Great Britain sprinter Adam Gemili explains how he felt his hamstring pull moments before his Olympic 200m heat in Tokyo, but still attempted to race.

NPR Headline NewsAug 02, 2021
An Unlisted Side Effect, Thousands Of People Saw Menstruation Changes Post-Vaccine
After vaccination, some people have reported heavy periods or breakthrough bleeding. But changes to menstruation are not listed as a possible side-effect since clinical trials haven't investigated it.

NPR Headline NewsAug 02, 2021
Amid A Vast Need For Vaccinates Worldwide, Millions Of Doses In The U.S. Are Expiring
Even with much of the world in desperate need of COVID-19 vaccines, health officials in the U.S. say millions of doses could soon expire and sending those shots overseas isn't so simple. - EuropeAug 02, 2021
Coronavirus latest: Cuomo presses New York businesses to require Covid vaccines
FT Series: Low interest rates and extra savings have boosted market, reviving debate over financial stability

MSNBC Int'l NewsAug 02, 2021
U.S. women stunned by Canada in soccer semifinal, ending bid for gold
Canada's Jessie Fleming scored a penalty kick in the 75th minutes to reach its first Olympic final, guaranteeing at least a silver medal.

CNN WorldAug 02, 2021
Two-headed sea turtle found on South Carolina beach
Park volunteers patrolling a beach in South Carolina on Wednesday stumbled upon an unexpected surprise: a two-headed baby sea turtle.

German warship heads for South China Sea for first time in nearly two decades amid tension with Beijing (CNN World)

CBC Top StoriesAug 02, 2021
The National: Team Canada, Quebec police shooting, Coyote attacks
The National for Monday, August 2 — Canadian women's soccer team will go for gold at Tokyo 2020 after beating the United States. Plus, researchers try to figure out what's behind a rise in vicious coyote attacks.

Int'l Herald TribuneAug 02, 2021
‘Freedom,' Florida and the Delta Variant Disaster
When that word does not mean what you think it means.

MSNBC Int'l NewsAug 02, 2021
Canada's Quinn poised to be first transgender Olympic medalist
Canadian soccer star Quinn will be the first transgender Olympic medalist.

Canada's Quinn to become 1st openly transgender, non-binary athlete to win Olympic medal (CBC Top Stories)

BBC Front PageAug 02, 2021
Who is key and where will series be decided between England and India?
Can England cope without Ben Stokes? Will India claim a first series win in England since 2007? And which member of the BBC team cannot decide? - EuropeAug 02, 2021
Amazon union vote should be rerun, says US labour board official
Online retailer counters that employees ‘had a chance to be heard' after winning 1,798 to 738

Official recommends rerun in Amazon union fight (BBC Front Page)

NYTimes GlobalAug 02, 2021
Wait, How Does Everyone Have Bushy Eyebrows?
It might be natural, or it might be eyebrow lamination.

BBC Front PageAug 02, 2021
Afghanistan: Street fighting rages as Taliban attack key city
The militants are battling to take control of a provincial capital for the first time in years.

ABC NewsAug 02, 2021
Cuomo mandates vaccines or testing for NYC transit workers
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says workers in New York City's airports and public transit system will have to get vaccinations or face weekly testing for the coronavirus, but he stopped short of mandating either masks or inoculations for the general public

CNBC World NewsAug 02, 2021
China stocks jump 2%; Afterpay shares in Australia surge after Square deal announcement
Shares of Afterpay in Australia soared 18.77% on Monday after U.S. fintech firm Square announced it had agreed to buy the buy now, pay later giant.

Afterpay lets you buy now and pay later. Square just bought it for $29 billion (CNN World)

NPR Headline NewsJul 29, 2021
'You Don't Have To Die': In Speech, Biden Described Plan To Get Americans Vaccinated
President Biden is facing setbacks in his push to get the country vaccinated. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, he's telling federal workers they need to get the shot or get tested regularly.
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