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UK government debt hits £2tn for first time

BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 08:11
The government now owes more than 100% of GDP for the first time in 60 years.
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Covid-19 deaths should start dropping across US by next week, CDC chief says

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 08:07
• Live Updates: Up to 60 million Americans may have been infected with Covid-19 • Covid-19 deaths should start dropping across US by next week, CDC chief says • These states are reporting the most new infections per capita
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Stealthy thieves broke into a Japanese ninja museum and stole a million yen

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 08:00
A ninja museum in central Japan had some stealthy visitors this week -- thieves who broke in and stole more than a million yen ($9,470) in the middle of the night.
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Women's Champions League: All you need to know as quarter-finals arrive

BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 07:57
The Women's Champions League is back after a nine-month wait - here's all you need to know about the quarter-finals.
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Opinion: How Biden just made Trump's life a lot more complicated

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 07:44
CNN contributors weigh in with short takes on the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention's biggest moments and speeches. The views expressed in these commentaries are those of the authors.
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Analysis: Joe Biden takes on Trump-era traumas in career-defining speech

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 07:32
If Joe Biden becomes the 46th American President, his speech accepting the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday night will be seen as the moment when the destiny of a man and his nation converged.
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DNC 2020: Joe Biden convention speech fact-checked

BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 07:16
Joe Biden made claims about coronavirus and unemployment in his first major speech as the Democratic presidential nominee.
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Coronavirus: Croatia off safe travel list and France cases spike

BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 07:01
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Friday morning.
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Analysis: 8 takeaways from the DNC's final night

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:31
The speech Joe Biden delivered Thursday night was one he'd waited a political lifetime to make. And his words touched on the highs and lows of the odyssey that led him there.
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Adidas is taking 25% off its entire site

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:21
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Kim Jong Un delegates some powers to sister Kim Yo Jong, South Korean intelligence says

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:08
Kim Jong Un has reportedly given his sister, Kim Yo Jong, partial authority to oversee "general state affairs" in order to ease the North Korean leader's workload, according to South Korean intelligence.
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Gossip: Can Arsenal seal deals for Thomas Partey, Philippe Coutinho & Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?

BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:08
BBC Sport's Liam Loftus catches up with Arsenal fan Pippa Monique to discuss the club's potential signings this summer, including Thomas Partey and Philippe Coutinho.
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Satellite photos appear to show Chinese submarine using underground base

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:04
Military watchers across the internet were provided with a rare sight after photos circulated this week that appear to show a Chinese submarine using an underground base on Hainan Island on the South China Sea.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus' DNC satire: Awkward or funny?

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:00
"Veep" and "Seinfeld" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus emceed the final night of the Democratic National Convention in the lead up to Joe Biden officially accepting the Democratic presidential nomination.
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NFL head coach Ron Rivera diagnosed with squamous cell cancer

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 05:59
Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, the team confirmed in a statement on Thursday night.
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Key Pakistan trio on bubble life, Anderson and more

BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 05:59
As the third Test against England starts, Pakistan's Yasir Shah, Naseem Shah and Shan Masood speak about life in the cricket bubble, facing James Anderson and more.
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The week in 40 photos

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 05:54
Take a look at 40 photos of the week from August 13 through August 20.
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Coronavirus: UK tourists face new quarantine deadline race

BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 05:48
Holidaymakers who wish to avoid self-isolation need to get back to the UK before new rules kick in on Saturday.
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Administrators prepared for Covid-19 to change life on campus, but students partied anyway

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 05:29
College students knew that returning to school for in-person classes this fall would be unlike any other semester -- after all, Covid-19 testing, social distancing and mask wearing have become the new normal.
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'This is our moment. This is our mission,' Joe Biden said as he accepted the Democratic nomination for president

CNN - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 05:21
Watch: Highlights from Night 4 | Buttigieg's speech | Yang's remarks
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