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Inside the planning of the Tokyo Olympics, with no fans and a raging pandemic

Inside the planning of the Tokyo Olympics, with no fans and a raging pandemic

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The Tokyo Olympics are happening as Japan is grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, along with the rest of the world. But the year-late games are pressing on, to a chorus of protests and pandemic fears – about a superspreader event of global proportions. Read more: https://wapo.st/3hXmPDT. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/
Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

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More than 120 people have died and hundreds are still missing after record rainfall caused the worst flooding in parts of Western Europe for many decades. In Germany dozens of people were unaccounted for, with the Chancellor Angela Merkel describing the floods as a catastrophe. Torrential rain has also devastated parts of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.  Survivors have described the terrifying speed at which water levels rose.   Some politicians in Germany say the extreme weather is the result of global warming and they're calling for more urgent action to counter climate change. Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting - from Jenny Hill in Erftstadt, Germany - Anna Holligan in the Dutch town of Valkenberg - and chief environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt on the threat ...
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – July 16th, 2021

NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – July 16th, 2021

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CDC director warns of ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’ as Covid cases rise, federal judge rules DACA program illegal, and hundreds missing after deadly flooding in Germany. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 02:09 Covid Becoming 'Pandemic Of The Unvaccinated' 09:01 Judge Blocks DACA Applicants 10:12 Explosive Wildfires In The West 11:43 Deadly Floods 13:13 South Africa In Chaos 15:00 Criminal Records Tied To Weed 19:15 Inspiring America: MLB Dream Come True » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews Connect with NBC Nightly News online! NBC News App: https://smart.link/5d0cd9df61b80 Breaking News Alerts: https://link.nbcnews.com/join/5cj/bre... Vi...
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – July 10th, 2021

NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – July 10th, 2021

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Heat wave strikes the west, thousands forced to evacuate Fort Lauderdale Airport due to bomb threat, and CDC updates guidance for schools. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews Connect with NBC Nightly News online! NBC News App: https://smart.link/5d0cd9df61b80 Breaking News Alerts: https://link.nbcnews.com/join/5cj/bre... Visit NBCNightlyNews.com: https://nbcnews.to/2wFotQ8 Find Nightly News on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2TZ1PhF Follow Nightly News on Twitter: https://bit.ly/1yFY2s4 Follow Nightly News on Instagram: https://bit.ly/2tEncJD NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deli...
Who's burning down Canada's Catholic churches, & why? (Full show)

Who's burning down Canada's Catholic churches, & why? (Full show)

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New revelations concerning the extent of the mistreatment of Canada's indigenous people in the time of European colonization and settlement of North America have shaken the country's understanding of its history and provoked calls for a deeper reckoning of the atrocities that occurred. (00:15) Canadians feel ashamed and angry as numerous unmarked mass graves of native children appear on Canada's former frontier. As many as 6,000 Native children may have died of disease, abuse and neglect in the effort to assimilate them into Canada's mainstream culture. More than a dozen Canadian churches, most of them Catholic, have burnt to the ground in apparent acts of arson as demonstrations take a turn for the ugly. Native activists are now calling on protesters to refrain from further anti-Catholic ...
Local Matters: Eric Adams wins New York City Democratic mayoral primary, AP projects

Local Matters: Eric Adams wins New York City Democratic mayoral primary, AP projects

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Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams will win the New York City Democratic mayoral primary, The Associated Press projects. This was the first time the city used rank choice voting in a mayoral election. CBS News political reporter Adam Brewster joins CBSN's Caitlin Huey-Burns with more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. ...
Coronavirus: Covid rules to end, but with cases rising is it the right time? – BBC Newsnight

Coronavirus: Covid rules to end, but with cases rising is it the right time? – BBC Newsnight

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Boris Johnson announces the end of most Covid restrictions in England. But are we prepared, and able, to be our own risk managers? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog UK PM Boris Johnson announces face masks will no longer be legally required and distancing rules will be scrapped at the final stage of England's Covid lockdown roadmap. The rule of six inside private homes will be removed and work-from-home guidance abolished as 16 months of on-off restrictions on daily life end. The PM said he expected the final step would go ahead as planned on 19 July. This will be confirmed on 12 July after a review of the latest data. Newsnight's political editor Nick Watt reports. #Coronavirus #BBCNews #Newsnight Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analy...
Watch a Poolside Crisis in ‘Zola’ | Anatomy of a Scene

Watch a Poolside Crisis in ‘Zola’ | Anatomy of a Scene

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A relaxing respite by the pool turns into a more menacing moment in this scene from “Zola,” the film adapted from a viral Twitter thread by A’Ziah King. Taylour Paige plays Zola, a stripper who gets invited on a trip to Tampa to dance, but ends up in a more precarious situation than she had expected. In this scene, she tries to take a break, but is interrupted by X (Colman Domingo), a pimp who informs her that the plans for the trip have changed. In her video commentary, the director Janicza Bravo explains that while much of the film is claustrophobic and takes place indoors, she wanted this sequence to be the opportunity to take the audience out into the open air. But what transpires doesn’t offer the same sort of freedom to its lead character, who is feeling imprisoned by the aggressive ...
Logan Paul Speaks On Fighting Mike Tyson While Arriving To Dinner With Friends At Catch LA 7.2.21

Logan Paul Speaks On Fighting Mike Tyson While Arriving To Dinner With Friends At Catch LA 7.2.21

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