Today in History for August 22nd

From Associated Press. Highlights of this day in history: The last Jewish settlers leave the Gaza Strip; President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law; Black Panthers’ co-founder Huey Newton killed; Sci-fi author Ray Bradbury and singer Tori Amos born. (Aug. 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram:…

Singapore Ups Ante for Top Global Talent, to Repeal Male-Sex Law

From Bloomberg Markets and Finance. Singapore will repeal a colonial-era law that criminalizes sex between men, a major step forward in a region where homosexuality faces discrimination and announced plans to attract more top minds to its shores. Michelle Jamrisko reports on Bloomberg Television. ——– Follow Bloomberg for business news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data,…

Streaming Wars: The Duel Of Debuting Medieval Fantasies

From NBC News. A battle emerges across platforms as streaming services drop dueling medieval fantasies to win over viewers and record amounts of cash in the process. According to Deadline, the “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon” has HBO’s largest marketing push ever. Some industry experts believe the series release was a race…

Sichuan Power Crunch Hits Factories

From Bloomberg Markets and Finance. China’s Sichuan province is reportedly extending industrial power cuts and has activated its highest emergency response to deal with what it calls “extremely outstanding electricity supply deficiencies. Dan Murtaugh reports on Bloomberg Television. ——– Follow Bloomberg for business news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect…

North Asian Markets Will See a Bit of Soft Patch: Chao

From Bloomberg Markets and Finance. David Chao, Asia Pacific ex-Japan strategist at Invesco, discusses the slowdown in China’s economy, his outlook for Asian markets and where he’s finding opportunity. He speaks on Bloomberg Television. ——– Follow Bloomberg for business news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect with us on… Twitter:…

UK energy bills expected to skyrocket amid rising inflation

From Global News. Experts are warning of a “humanitarian crisis” in the U.K. this winter, with households faced with soaring energy bills caused by rising inflation, post-COVID energy demand and the war in Ukraine. “I was talking to one woman and she said she’s having to give her house up and everything because she can’t…

German chancellor visits Canada to sign crucial energy deal

From Global News. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s visit to Canada comes at a crucial moment for Germany’s energy future amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, allowing Canada an opportunity to help while boosting its own economy. The centerpiece of the visit is the signing on Tuesday of a months-in-the-making green energy agreement in Newfoundland and will…

Bitcoin Drops Most in Two Months

From Bloomberg Markets and Finance. Bitcoin is rebounding in the Asian session a little bit after suffering a sharp selloff as global markets turn risk off as the Fed reiterates its resolve to keep raising interest rates until inflation is contained. Joanna Ossinger reports on Bloomberg Television. ——– Follow Bloomberg for business news & analysis,…

What to Watch for in Powell’s Jackson Hole Message

From Bloomberg Markets and Finance. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will have a chance to reset expectations in financial markets when central bankers gather this week at their annual Jackson Hole retreat. Kathleen Hays reports on Bloomberg Television. ——– Follow Bloomberg for business news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect…

Singapore to End Most Rules on Masks Indoors

From Bloomberg Markets and Finance. Singapore will scrap rules for wearing masks in most indoor settings as it moves further away from pandemic-era curbs. Emma O’Brien reports on Bloomberg Television. ——– Follow Bloomberg for business news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect with us on… Twitter: https://twitter.com/business Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloombergbusiness Instagram:…

NBC Polls Shows A Mixed Landscape For 2022 Elections

From NBC News. Two months from election day and NBC News polls show a mixed picture for the 2022 landscape. Republicans now have a slim lead when it comes to Congressional picks. NBC’s poll indicated a shift in voters’ top issue from “cost of living” now to “threats to democracy.” 57% of respondents say the…

NBC News Poll: Americans More Concerned With Threats To Democracy Than Cost Of Living

From MSNBC. Keith Boykin, David Jolly & Camilla Dechalus discuss this week’s primary elections in Florida and New York and the increase in Democratic voter enthusiasm in a new NBCNews Poll. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips…

Global National: Aug. 21, 2022 | Paramedics struggle with emergency calls amid staffing shortages

From Global News. Paramedics across Canada are struggling to respond to emergency calls because of staffing shortages, with some emergency departments forced to close. Four premiers are set to discuss the country’s healthcare crisis on Monday. As Catherine Urquhart reports, it is a situation affecting too many Canadians. A shortage of children’s Tylenol and Advil…

Daughter Of President Putin’s Ally Killed In Car Bombing

From NBC News. Investigators say the car bomb that killed the daughter of President Putin’s allies, Alexander Dugin, may have been a contract killing. Russian authorities say she was likely murdered, but the motive remains unknown. Russian state-run media cited witnesses saying Dugin decided to travel in a different vehicle last minute and may have…

Donald Trump’s Latest Response To Classified Documents Investigation

From MSNBC. Legal analysts Charles Coleman & Ryan Goodman discuss Trump considering motion for special master to review seized Mar-a-Lago documents and a federal appeals court grants Senator Lindsay Graham temporary reprieve from testifying before Fulton County grand jury. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well…

A Look Ahead To Florida’s Primary

From MSNBC. Rep. Charlie Crist breaks down his Democratic race and his hopes to become Florida’s next governor ahead of Florida’s primary on Tuesday. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show,…

Ukraine war nears six-month mark

From Reuters. As the war in Ukraine headed toward its six-month milestone, artillery shells rained down on a city close to Europe’s biggest nuclear plant and Russian missiles hit targets near Odesa. #Ukraine #Russia #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation…

Liz Cheney’s Next Chapter

From MSNBC. After losing her primary in a landslide, Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming is shifting her focus to ensure Donald Trump never sits in the Oval Office again. MSNBC’s Michael Steele speaks with Matthew Dowd and Charlie Sykes about Cheney’s future. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics…

PBS News Weekend full episode, August 21, 2022

From PBS NewsHour. Sunday on PBS News Weekend, we look at the races to watch ahead of Florida’s primary on Tuesday. Then, the parents of an Army lieutenant murdered by a white supremacist fight to have their son buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Plus, a mother and daughter share advice for overcoming fears of returning…

Students face anxieties during return to in-person school

From PBS NewsHour. While most schools across the country returned to in-person instruction last year, many families opted to stick with virtual learning or switched to homeschooling. And for them, the start of this new school year brings a range of new anxieties. Geoff Bennett spoke with Kimberly Back and her daughter, Delilah, about transitioning…

The Battle For Control Of The Senate

From MSNBC. Senator Mitch McConnell is casting doubt on Republicans’ chances to take the Senate majority following new polls that show Democrats leading in key states. MSNBC’s Michael Steele breaks down the latest races with Rachel Bitecofer and Tom Perez. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as…

AP Top Stories August 21 P

From Associated Press. Here’s the latest for Sunday, August 21: Deadly floods strike Sudan; Graham gets a reprieve from testifying; Singapore decriminalizes sex between men; People pay tribute to pagan saint. 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/236796b47549482f8580016e1a9dc462

What Happened To The Mohawk During The War Of Independence? | Nations At War | Absolute History

From Absolute History. North American First Nations fought each other and the European newcomers over territory, resources, and survival. In a pivotal moment, the Mohawk nation is stuck between their longstanding British allies and the newly formed rebel Americans. 📺 It’s like Netflix for history… Sign up to History Hit, the world’s best history documentary…

Mayors In Red States Say GOP Legislatures Block Efforts To Curb Gun Violence

From MSNBC. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joins MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez to discuss the roadblocks faced by mayors in Republican-led states to stem gun violence, the responsibility to protect those worried about rising gun deaths, and breaks down the progress of her initiative Operation Gun Crime Crackdown.   » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news,…