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Tuesday, August 3, 2021



From Not Speaking The Language To Competing At Tokyo 2020, Belgian Runner Isaac Kimeli Is Aiming For Gold

"My grandfather was like my father," he says. "He taught me, 'Isaac, in your life, you have to be smart. You have to respect people. Don't talk too much, just concentrate on yourself. Enjoy your life and work hard, and help your family."

Jamaica Seeking $10.6 Billion In Slave Trade Reparations From Great Britain

“I am doing this because I have fought against this all my life, against chattel slavery, which has dehumanized human life.”

Canada Could Let Fully Vaccinated U.S. Citizens Enter the Country By Next Month

Canada could start allowing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents on non-essential travel into the country by mid August, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Cuba Lifts Customs Restrictions On Food And Medicine After Biggest Protests In Decades

Cuba announced on Wednesday it was temporarily lifting restrictions on travelers bringing food, medicines and hygiene products into the country in an apparent acknowledgment of demands from anti-government demonstrators.

President Biden Demands Freedom For Cuban Citizens

“The Cuban people are bravely asserting fundamental and universal rights. Those rights, including the right to peaceful protest and the right to freely determine their own future, must be respected. “The United States calls on the Cuban regime to hear their people and serve their needs at this vital moment rather than enriching themselves,” President Biden concluded.

Racist Abuse Directed At England Players After Euro 2020 Final Defeat Described As ‘Unforgivable’ By Manager

Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were targeted on social media after they missed penalties in the 3-2 shootout defeat at Wembley Stadium.

Tokyo Olympics To Be Held Under A State Of Emergency As Japan Mulls Fan Ban

Speaking at the start of the government's Covid-19 task force meeting, Suga said he had decided to declare a new state of emergency for the capital from July 12 to August 22 -- covering the 16 days of the embattled Games in its entirety.

Didi Shares Crash After China Bans It From App Stores

The Cyberspace Administration of China restricted the Didi Chuxing app from being downloaded on Sunday after saying it posed a cybersecurity risk for customers, and that the platform was "found to have severely violated the laws by illegally collecting and using personal information."

Shorter Working Week Trials An ‘Overwhelming Success’ In Iceland

The trials run by Reykjavík City Council and the national government saw worker wellbeing "dramatically" increase across a range of indicators, from perceived stress and burnout, to health and work-life balance, according to researchers from think tank Autonomy and research organization the Association for Sustainable Democracy (Alda)

Thousands Thought They Were Getting The Covid Vaccine. They Were Injected With Saltwater Instead.

Thousands of people have fallen prey to an elaborate wide-ranging scam selling fake coronavirus vaccines in India, with doctors and medical workers among those arrested for their involvement, authorities say.

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Athletes Reveal What Was Behind Decision To Share Olympic Gold

Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi and Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim decided to share the gold medal in the men's high jump in the Tokyo Olympic Games in an unprecedented move that prompted cheers around the world for their sportsmanship.

‘I Should Have Gotten The Damn Vaccine’

Jessica DuPreez talks with John Berman about her 39- year-old fiance who died from Covid-19. She discusses why they didn't get vaccinated, and how she thinks the shot could have saved the father of her kids.

Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ Named Best Music Video Of All Time By Rolling Stone

The publication wrote, "If Beyoncé's self-titled visual album established her as one of the greatest artists of all time, her surprise-released 'Formation' video (and ensuing album Lemonade) marked her as one of the most important."

2021 Genesis GV80

Since we are talking years of development and billions of dollars to make its luxury car lineup happen, we did not see a sport utility until the 2020 model year. But the GV80 has been worth the wait.

Black Philanthropy Month Is Black Freedom

Black philanthropy is rooted in West African culture and traditions of communal giving and sharing. These traditions traveled to the United States as part of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and the practice of helping each other was essential to our ancestors’ survival.