Anniversary 93: Taking the measure of the PLA

The PLA guided-missile destroyer represents China’s growing military strength, and will focus on contentious, overlapping claims in the South and East China Seas. The PLA deployment to fight COVID-19 expresses China’s priority to protect the health of its citizens and its epidemic-control experience may also help other countries contend with contagion. In its 93rd year, … Read more Anniversary 93: Taking the measure of the PLA

Bitcoin Rides to Year High on Back of Gold Rally, Dollar Slump

Bitcoin surged to the highest in almost a year as the slump in the dollar and rally in gold bolstered the notion that cryptocurrencies will emerge as a viable alternative to traditional monetary systems. The largest digital token climbed as much as 15% to $10,944, the highest price since August. The rally accelerated after the … Read more Bitcoin Rides to Year High on Back of Gold Rally, Dollar Slump

Elton John celebrated with new coin

Singer-songwriter became the second artist ever to be honored with a commemorative coin from Britain’s Royal Mint. 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 Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters … Read more Elton John celebrated with new coin

US cops save baby who stopped breathing during protest

Security camera footage in Palmdale, California, shows two women running frantically across a supermarket parking lot, one of them carrying a limp, 11-month old boy, and seeking assistance from the Sheriff’s deputies on patrol. Deputy Cameron Kinsey recognized the child was in need of first aid and administered a mouth sweep with his finger and … Read more US cops save baby who stopped breathing during protest

For Art’s Sake: Ballet Amid Pandemic

Prima ballerina Yuan Yuan Tan entered the Shanghai Dance School at the age of 11. Initially, her father was against it, as he wanted her to become a doctor. Her mother did support her dream. Her fate was settled by a coin toss, the coin showed heads, and Yuan Yuan started her dancing career. With … Read more For Art’s Sake: Ballet Amid Pandemic

PE With Joe | Tuesday 21st April

LET THE THE COIN DECIDE 30 seconds work | 30 seconds rest Today’s Trivia ______________ What is the name of the famous clock in London? Big Ben In which city is the famous Golden Gate Bridge? San Francisco What Italian city is famous for its canals and gondolas? Venice Christiano Ronaldo played football for Manchester … Read more PE With Joe | Tuesday 21st April

Grand National 2020 Weights Announcement

Tiger Roll is no better than “50-50” to bid for an historic third victory in the Randox Health Grand National after Gigginstown House Stud’s Eddie O’Leary expressed his disappointment following the publication of the weights for the Aintree spectacular. The Gordon Elliott-trained 10-year-old became the first horse since Red Rum to claim back-to-back renewals of … Read more Grand National 2020 Weights Announcement

Are Cam Newton’s Panthers unstoppable? | NFL Divisional Round recap | Around the NFL

Segments: (3:34) – Chiefs vs. Patriots recap (16:51) – Packers vs. Cardinals recap (32:18) – Seahawks vs. Panthers recap (43:44) – Steelers vs. Broncos recap A room filled with heroes – Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling, and Gregg Rosenthal – go game-by-game breaking down all the action from the second round of the playoffs, … Read more Are Cam Newton’s Panthers unstoppable? | NFL Divisional Round recap | Around the NFL

Royal Wedding 2011: Commemorative 20 Cent Coin to Circulate in Australia

A special edition 20 cent coin will enter into Australian circulation following the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton. Vladimir Gottwald designed the coin for the Royal Australian Mint. Assistant Treasurer Bill Shorten said of the release: “There are many royal collectibles out there but this circulating coin creates the excitement of checking your … Read more Royal Wedding 2011: Commemorative 20 Cent Coin to Circulate in Australia

Horse Racing: New Coins Mark 150th Melbourne Cup

The Royal Australian Mint have launched three commemorative coins in partnership with the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) to celebrate the 150th running of the Melbourne Cup. Designed by Wojciech Pietranik, the three 50 cent coins feature some of the great heroes and iconic references that define the Melbourne Cup legacy. VRC Chairman Rod Fitzroy said: … Read more Horse Racing: New Coins Mark 150th Melbourne Cup

Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Women’s Final – Serena Williams (USA) v Justine Henin (Bel) Game-by-Game

Returning Belgian Justine Henin takes on defending Australian Open ladies Champion, and first seed, Serena Williams in the 2010 Australian Open Final at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. Williams has heavily strapped right thigh and left calf as she has throughout tournament. Henin looks visually fresher, and has had fewer scares en route to final. … Read more Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Women’s Final – Serena Williams (USA) v Justine Henin (Bel) Game-by-Game