President Joe Biden authorizes $100 million for Afghan refugees

From Reuters. President Joe Biden authorized up to $100 million from an emergency fund to meet ‘unexpected urgent’ refugee needs stemming from the situation in Afghanistan, including for Afghan special immigration visa applicants. #Afghanistan #JoeBiden #Taliban #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe.…

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From Associated Press. Here are the top stories for Saturday, July 24th: Dixie Fire spreads as western wildfires rage; Police use tear gas at Paris virus rules protest; Thousands join protest against Sydney lockdown; FLOTUS watches OLY basketball with Macron, swimming (July 24) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews…

Flash flooding batters parts of Arizona

From Global News. Swollen waters hit New River, Arizona on Friday causing severe flooding along freeways. The National Weather Service warned that rains of up to two to four inches could produce flash flooding in parts of Arizona. The flash flooding could continue well into the night, especially over recent burn scars and other flood…

PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode July 24, 2021

From PBS NewsHour. On this edition for Saturday, July 24, after a year-long delay, the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are finally underway and competition is already heating up, demand grows for Biden to expand a protected status for Haitians in the U.S., a last-ditch effort to save a disappearing bird in Maryland pays off,…

Musicians create album from Rumi’s 13th-century poetry

From Reuters. These musicians have adapted Rumi’s poems into an album composed to suit a contemporary, global audience. #News #Reuters #Rumi #NadimNamaan #DanaAlFardan Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow…

Fire department ends search for remains at collapsed Florida condo

From Reuters. The Miami-Dade County fire and rescue department declared an end to its search for human remains in the rubble of a Florida condominium tower that collapsed on June 24, killing at least 97 people. #Florida #Surfside #condocollapse #ChamplainTowers #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video…

A ‘Hail Mary’ for Maryland shorebirds pays off

From PBS NewsHour. On Maryland’s eastern shore, small islands used by birds for nesting are disappearing. That coincides with a steep drop in several species of colonial nesting birds in the state. But this spring, in what’s being described as a ‘Hail Mary’, advocates have launched an artificial nesting platform to provide habitat for birds.…

Marla Gibbs gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

From Reuters. Marla Gibbs was overwhelmed by the scorching Los Angeles heat, as the five-time Emmy-nominated actor received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. #MarlaGibbs #HollywoodWalkOfFame #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled.…

This man has been selling a traditional sandwich for 30 years

From Reuters. FFor half of his life, 62-year-old Mohammed Suleiman al-Nasri has been sitting on the street-side of a popular market in Damascus, making traditional ‘egg and bread’ sandwiches and selling them. #MohammedSuleimanalNasri #eggandbreadsandwiches #Syria #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our…

Police use tear gas at Paris virus rules protest

From Associated Press. Protesters clashed with police in Paris on Saturday at a rally against a bill requiring everyone to have a special virus pass to enter restaurants and other venues. (July 24) 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…

Crews continue battle to contain Oregon wildfire

From Associated Press. Firefighters in the western US state of Oregon on Saturday continued to struggle with a wildfire that has ravaged rural lands and destroyed homes. (July 24) 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/3caa139aa6fb47ca9d80f27a7d039b1a

Activists demand Biden end deportation of Haiti migrants

From PBS NewsHour. Amid political instability and violence in Haiti, human rights activists are demanding the Biden administration do more to protect Haitian migrants, especially those at the U.S.-Mexico border. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with Guerline Jozef, founder and executive director of the non-profit, Haitian Bridge Alliance, about what she calls the lesser known…

Usain Bolt discusses Olympic career, family and future

From CBS News. Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has already made history. Now he’s a spectator for the next generation of competitors. He sat down with CBSN’s Tanya Rivero to discuss his career, his family and his future. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free…

Thousands join in protest against Sydney lockdown

From Associated Press. Thousands of people took to the streets of Sydney and other Australian cities on Saturday to protest lockdown restrictions amid another surge in cases. (July 24) 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/1d5a6777d1a2489e962929a5ee929681

Emmanuel Macron, Jill Biden fist bump at Tokyo Olympics

From Reuters. French President Emmanuel Macron exchanged fist bumps with first lady Jill Biden after the U.S. women’s team won 17-10 against No. 1 ranked France in 3×3 basketball during the sport’s Olympic debut at #Tokyo2020. #Olympics #EmmanuelMacron #JillBiden #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from…

Norway: Ten years after the far-right Utoya massacre | Focus on Europe

From DW News. In 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Breivik murdered 69 people on the vacation island of Utoya. The images from the attack that day are still burned into Norway’s collective consciousness. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews Für Videos in deutscher…

Jill Biden leaves Tokyo Olympics, headed to Hawaii

From Associated Press. US First Lady Jill Biden departed Yokota Air Base on Saturday to travel to Honolulu, after her visit for the Tokyo Olympics.(July 24) 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/20da911558e3413c8bbf806328c93637

Jill Biden leaves Tokyo Olympics, headed to Hawaii

From Associated Press. US First Lady Jill Biden departed Yokota Air Base on Saturday to travel to Honolulu, after her visit for the Tokyo Olympics.(July 24) 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/20da911558e3413c8bbf806328c93637

Dixie Fire spreads as western wildfires rage

From Associated Press. The fast-moving Dixie Fire, the largest of seven wildfires blazing in California, has prompted more evacuations amid hot, breezy conditions and low humidity, authorities said. (July 24) 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/f62a22bf3c024cbdb76503d34aad086d

Deadly floods in Germany: What remains | Focus on Europe

From DW News. Days of heavy rainfall in Germany have left western parts of the country devastated by floods. More than 150 people have lost their lives so far, and many are still missing. Residents are concerned for their future. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/…

Tokyo Olympic Games face controversy

From CBS News. The Olympics are underway in Tokyo a year later than initially planned and despite several roadblocks and controversies. CBS News foreign correspondent Lucy Craft talks with CBSN’s Lana Zak about why the tone of this year’s Summer Games is different from past Olympics. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service…

PBS NewsHour Weekend Live Show: July 24, 2021

From PBS NewsHour. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

COVID-19 ‘Pandemic Is Far From Over,’ Doctor Says

From TODAY. Dr. Richard Besser, former acting director of the CDC, tells TODAY that he’s not surprised at surging coronavirus numbers, saying, “The pandemic is far from over. Until its controlled across the United States and around the globe, were going to continue to see new variants emerge.” He also comments on the return of…

How Air Conditioning Is Warming The World

From CNBC. Summer 2021 is shaping up to be one of the hottest in history, as the effects of climate change are becoming ever clearer. Naturally, that’s led to an increase in global demand for air conditioning, which itself is a major contributor to global warming. It’s a vicious cycle, but there are a number…

Russia flies over 88 tonnes of aid to Cuba on Putin’s orders | AFP

From AFP News Agency. Click Here to watch video. Russia dispatches over 88 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Cuba, according to the Russian defence ministry, following unprecedented street protests against the communist government in Havana. Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔 http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

How Olympian Chaunté Lowe Came Back From Cancer And COVID-19

From TODAY. High jumper and four-time Olympian Chaunté Lowe has surmounted many obstacles, including an aggressive triple negative breast cancer, plus COVID-19 hitting her entire family. NBC’s Blayne Alexander caught up with her to learn about her latest goals. (Sponsored by Eli Lilly) » Subscribe to TODAY: http://on.today.com/SubscribeToTODAY » Watch the latest from TODAY: http://bit.ly/LatestTODAY…

Police and protesters clash at Australian anti-lockdown protests in Sydney

From Global News. Thousands of Australians participated in anti-lockdown protests in Sydney on Saturday, defying public health orders amidst a growing COVID-19 outbreak. More than 3,000 mostly mask-less people marched through Australia’s most populous city, Sydney, waving Australian flags and chanting "we want freedom." The protest turned violent fairly quickly, as protesters threw potted plants,…

Kroger’s High-Tech ‘Hive’: An Exclusive Look At Future Of Grocery Shopping

From TODAY. In a TODAY exclusive, NBC News investigative and consumer correspondent Vicky Nguyen goes behind the scenes at Kroger’s robotic fulfillment warehouse, the Hive, where robots pack food and drones make deliveries. » Subscribe to TODAY: http://on.today.com/SubscribeToTODAY » Watch the latest from TODAY: http://bit.ly/LatestTODAY About: TODAY brings you the latest headlines and expert tips…

France Health pass: demonstration between Bastille and Porte de Champerret in Paris | AFP

From AFP News Agency. Click Here to watch video. Several thousand demonstrators, including "yellow vests", march from the Place de la Bastille in Paris towards the Porte de Champerret, to protest against the extension of the health pass and compulsory vaccination. Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔 http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Anti-lockdown protest turns violent in Sydney

From Reuters. Protestors clashed with police during anti-lockdown protests in Sydney, Australia in defiance of public-health orders amid a growing COVID-19 outbreak #News #Reuters #Sydney #Lockdown #Australia #Coronavirus #Protests Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get…