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Nike halts footwear production due to Covid outbreak

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 14:11
Nike could run out of its Vietnamese-made trainers because of a rise in Covid infections in the region.
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US gymnast Kara Eaker's father says she doesn't know where she got Covid-19 before the Olympics

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 14:00
What could have been the pinnacle of her acclaimed career has been thwarted by positive coronavirus tests. But US gymnast Kara Eaker is already looking forward to life beyond the Tokyo Olympics, her father told CNN on Tuesday.
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Who is in the rocket with Bezos

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 13:58
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US renews 'public health emergency' due to Covid

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 13:58
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'No one can convince me': Sharp divide remains over vaccines

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 13:22
CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports from Ohio, where, like the rest of America, there remains a sharp divide over Covid-19 vaccines.
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This crucial industry is still a major threat to the recovery

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 13:11
The travel and tourism sector is still struggling to get back on its feet more than a year into the coronavirus pandemic. That spells trouble for the economic recovery.
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Rockets land near Afghanistan's presidential palace during Eid prayers

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 13:01
Three rockets landed in two different areas near the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday morning, as President Ashraf Ghani joined other high ranking officials for prayers to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
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South Africa captain Kolisi to start against Lions after recovering from Covid-19

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:50
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi recovers from Covid-19 to be named in the starting XV to face the Lions on Saturday.
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Boris Johnson had to be talked out of meeting the Queen early on in the pandemic, ex-adviser claims

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:34
Boris Johnson's former chief adviser has claimed that the Prime Minister tried to maintain his weekly face-to-face audiences with Queen Elizabeth during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the elderly monarch being vulnerable to the virus.
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England announce autumn internationals with Tonga first opponents

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:29
Tonga will be England's first opponents of the autumn internationals at Twickenham, with matches against Australia and South Africa to follow.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic bubble system is 'kind of broken,' says public health expert

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:21
A Tokyo public health expert says the Olympic bubble system "is kind of broken" just three days before the sporting spectacle is set to begin.
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HMV backs High Street with plans for 10 new stores

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:15
The music chain's owner says people love shopping and want to touch goods before buying.
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City children have better mental health and cognition if they live near woodlands

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:11
City children who have daily exposure to woodland have better cognitive development and a lower risk of emotional and behavioral problems, according to a new study published in Nature Sustainability.
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Rescheduling Games 'caused sleepless nights', says IOC president

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:02
Rescheduling the Tokyo Olympics "caused sleepless nights" but must go ahead "to give hope" for the future, says IOC president Thomas Bach.
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Britain says it will permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:57
Britain said on Tuesday it would permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters after its Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and escort ships sail to Japan in September through seas where China is vying for influence with the United States and Japan.
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Raye and Polydor split after claims record label wouldn't release debut album

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:38
The 23-year-old singer says she and Polydor have "different goals artistically".
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Olympic athletes, baseball players, soccer stars: Why we're still seeing Covid cases among top athletes

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:35
The sports world, just days ahead of one of its premier global events, has been dealing with a significant and concerning number of Covid-19 cases.
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Eid al-Adha prayers continue as rockets fired in Afghanistan

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:32
Some of the worshippers appeared frightened and unsure what to do when they heard multiple explosions.
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5 things to know for July 20: Covid-19, cyberattacks, infrastructure, Haiti, Surfside

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:22
The Bootleg Fire in Oregon has burned more than 360,000 acres and is so big that it's creating its own weather.
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