Month: April 2020

Gangs of London

How to watch Gangs Of London for free

pGangs Of London is off to a brilliant but graphic start (2020) Sky Atlantic’s new drama Gangs Of London has already made its mark since it debuted on the channel last week – with an opening scene which left viewers wincing. The gory drama, which introduces us to London’s most important criminal family, the Wallaces, […]

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Press Freedom Needs Protection from Pandemic too — Global Issues

by Farhana Haque Rahman (rome) Thursday, April 30, 2020 Inter Press Service Farhana Haque Rahman is Senior Vice President of IPS Inter Press Service; a journalist and communications expert, she is a former senior official of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. ROME, Apr 30 (IPS) – […]

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‘No way to do this without increased risk’

WASHINGTON – Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., wrote a letter to Senate leadership Wednesday, urging them to to cancel reconvening the Senate in Washington on Monday and instead allow members to work remotely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “I ask the majority leader to reconsider his plan to reconvene the Senate,” Feinstein said in a statement. “He would bring 100 senators […]

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Economy
Statistics Canada

Some surprising green shoots in new survey that reveals the world of pain Canadian businesses are facing

More than 40 per cent of Canadian businesses have laid off staff and 38 per cent have reduced staff hours or shifts as a result of the coronavirus-induced economic shutdown, according to a new survey by Statistics Canada and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. The survey of more than 13,000 businesses conducted between April 13 […]

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Coronavirus: Welsh health minister refuses to expand care home testing

Image copyright Getty Images Wales will not follow England in providing tests to all care home residents and workers, the Welsh health minister has said. The Welsh NHS is providing testing to residents and staff who have symptoms, but not those who do not. The policy was expanded in England on Tuesday. But Mr Gething […]

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Middle East
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North Africa
Open Source
OSINT Trendline Report
Saudi Arabia
The Cipher Brief
University of Mississippi

OSINT Global Trendline Report: The Middle East and Africa

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Christopher Reeve’s son Will appears on GMA with no pants during at-home broadcast

A Good Morning America reporter became the butt of a national joke after he appeared on the popular show without any pants on, apparently totally unaware that his bare legs and boxer shorts could be seen on camera.  Will Reeve, who is the son of late Superman star Christopher Reeve, filmed a live segment for […]

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Coronavirus, Texas, Paycheck Protection Program: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the states’ varying approaches to lifting stay-at-home orders, a test for a coronavirus vaccine in Britain, and problems with an emergency loan program for small businesses. Pressure builds to reopen Governors across the U.S. are moving ahead with plans to reopen […]

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Plans for ‘phased’ reopening of schools in Wales set to be announced

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Plans for the phased return to school for children in Wales are due to be announced by the Welsh Government. Education minister Kirsty Williams will set out the five key principles which will determine how pupils will go back […]

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Couple Ask Doctor To Write Boy Or Girl Inside An Envelope : NPR

Until a few weeks ago, Will Thompson was running audiovisual services for big tech industry conferences. Courtesy of Will Thompson hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Will Thompson Will Thompson and his wife Annie are expecting their first child this fall. But because of restrictions at local hospitals, Thompson has not been able to accompany […]

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