Iraqi women boxers take aim at gender taboos | AFP

From AFP News Agency. Click Here to watch video. Iraqi boxer Bushra al-Hajjar jumps into the ring, gloves raised to eye level, and strikes out at her sparring partner. Her bigger struggle, though, is to deliver a blow against social taboos. In Iraq’s Shiite Muslim holy city of Najaf, the sight of a women’s boxing…

Australian Open chief blames mixed advice for Djokovic saga

From Reuters. Australian Open chief Craig Tiley blamed conflicting and quickly changing directives in a ‘challenging environment’ for the confusion that resulted in tennis star Novak Djokovic being refused entry to Australia on a medical exemption. #CraigTiley #Djokovic #AusOpen #News #Reuters #Sports #Tennis #COVID19 #Vaccination Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and…

New protection for endangered mako sharks

From Global News. Conservationists are praising the federal government for helping to save endangered sharks. At a recent international meeting, Canada successfully lobbied for the protection of Shortfin mako sharks. It can be found worldwide including off the coast of Nova Scotia and even into the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. As Ross Lord explains,…

Scientists study long-term effects of “Great Green Wall”

From Global News. The effects of man-made climate change are expected to be felt most severely in the developing world in the coming decades. Droughts in Africa are already impacting a giant project that itself are trying to hold back the effects of Mother Nature. The so-called "Great Green Wall" Initiative involves re-planting billions of…

Clear advice given over Djokovic visa, says Morrison

From Reuters. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said clear advice was given to Tennis Australia over the handling of visas for #AusOpen participants. World number one Novak Djokovic has been held in an immigration detention hotel since his visa was revoked. #News #Reuters #NovakDjokovic #ScottMorrison #Australia #AustralianOpen #COVID19 #Vaccination Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest…

Today in History for January 10th

From Associated Press. Highlights of Today in History: Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense; London’s Underground opens; The Beatles first album released in US hits store shelves; Rod Stewart born. (Jan. 10) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1a11fef9e498481d9eceb1062047ab68

US and Russia prepare for diplomatic talks in Geneva

From Global News. The ongoing situation in Kazakhstan will be a key sticking point during top level talks between the U.S. and Russia that begin Monday. But the biggest talking point will be Russia’s threat against Ukraine and how Russian President Vladimir Putin is amassing troops along the border. There is also a litany of…

Remembering Bob Saget

From Good Morning America. Bob Saget, best known for his role as Danny Turner in "Full House," has died at age 65. SUBSCRIBE to GMA’s YouTube page: https://bit.ly/2Zq0dU5 VISIT GMA’s homepage: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com SIGN UP to get the daily GMA Wake-Up Newsletter: https://gma.abc/2Vzcd5j FOLLOW GMA: TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@gma Facebook: https://facebook.com/GoodMorningAmerica Twitter: https://twitter.com/gma Instagram: https://instagram.com/GoodMorningAmerica WATCH full episodes:…

NYC apartment fire kills 19, including nine kids

From Associated Press. A malfunctioning space heater sparked a fire that filled a Bronx apartment building with thick smoke, killing 19 people including nine children Sunday in New York City’s deadliest fire in three decades. (January 10) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license…

Obama-appointed liberal justices meet ferocious pushback for this

From Fox News. Correspondent Lucas Tomlinson discusses accusations against Justice Elena Kagan and Justice Sonia Sotomayor for spreading misinformation on ‘Fox Report.’ #FoxNews #FoxReport Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vaBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as…

Lightfoot blasts union, says this was ‘illegal’

From Fox News. Reporter Charles Watson discussed Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s strong response amid standoff with teachers union that left schools closed on ‘Fox Report.’ Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vaBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as…

U.S. and Russia to engage in diplomatic talks over Ukraine

From CBS News. A top Russian official says Moscow will not be pressured into making concessions to the U.S. during diplomatic talks about Ukraine. CBS News State Department correspondent Christina Ruffini joins CBSN’s Lana Zak with more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all…

PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode January 9, 2022

From PBS NewsHour. On this edition for Sunday, January 9, Russia and the United States hold direct talks on Monday with Ukraine at the top of the agenda, how a guaranteed monthly check is helping Black mothers in Mississippi, and punk rock legend Kathleen Hanna inspires a new generation of musicians and feminists. Hari Sreenivasan…