Expert: Trump’s order to ban TikTok and WeChat won’t mean anything if he is defeated

Prof. Jeffrey Sachs from Columbia University said don’t read too much into anything until the November presidential election, and if #Trump is defeated, his order to ban #TikTok and WeChat won’t mean anything. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv … Read more Expert: Trump’s order to ban TikTok and WeChat won’t mean anything if he is defeated

Murdoch’s misinformation: COVID-19, China and climate change | The Listening Post

From the United States to Australia, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire regularly courts controversy. Its coverage of COVID-19, however, is on another level. The Listening Post’s Flo Phillips reports on the Murdoch factor in COVID-19 coverage. Contributors: Anne Davies – investigative reporter, The Guardian Australia Carl Cameron – former political correspondent, Fox News and founder, Front … Read more Murdoch’s misinformation: COVID-19, China and climate change | The Listening Post

Kuroda Defends BOJ Response, Independence

Aug.05 — Takatoshi Ito, professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, discusses Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s defense of the central bank’s independence, BOJ policy and his outlook for the Japanese economy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

U.S. Federal Judge’s Family Targeted and Son Killed by ‘Madman’ Shooter

A U.S. district judge, #EstherSalas says a madman targeted her family and shot her son dead in their home. The FBI says an “anti-feminist” lawyer found dead in New York is the prime suspect. MORE: (AP) — A self-described “anti-feminist” lawyer found dead in the Catskills of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound is the prime … Read more U.S. Federal Judge’s Family Targeted and Son Killed by ‘Madman’ Shooter

The Doctor Is In: David Ho on COVID-19 antibody discovery

With the surge in global COVID-19 cases, people wonder when a reliable vaccine can come to our rescue and become a public good? The news from professor David Ho at Columbia University, claiming the antibody “cocktail” could offer potent treatment to prevent COVID-19. Dr. Ho is an AIDS researcher, physician, and virologist. Decades ago, he … Read more The Doctor Is In: David Ho on COVID-19 antibody discovery

An Entire Species of Birds Has Changed Its Song Across North America

Song birds use their songs for the purpose of getting a mate, but the song type remains common among species within their region. In North America the white-throated sparrow has adopted a completely new song and over the years it seems to have spread across the entire continent. Dr. Ken Otter, a professor in biology … Read more An Entire Species of Birds Has Changed Its Song Across North America

Portland ‘Wall of Moms’ Group Sues Government Over Use of Federal Forces

The “Wall of Moms” parent group, which has been attending protests in Portland, Oregon, since July 19, is suing the Department of Homeland Security, the Oregonian has reported. The Oregonian said the group, along with Don’t Shoot Portland, is claiming “federal officers are violating their free speech, using excessive force, [and] overstepping their authority”. The … Read more Portland ‘Wall of Moms’ Group Sues Government Over Use of Federal Forces

Jeffrey Sachs: What Pompeo thinks is not the view of the rest of the world

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, gives his view on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. #US #Pompeo Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: … Read more Jeffrey Sachs: What Pompeo thinks is not the view of the rest of the world

Win at any cost? Donald Trump’s ominous anti-Biden campaign ad

After #BlackLivesMatter, Donald #Trump seizes on #DefundThePolice movement in a re-election campaign advertisement that sets the tone for the U.S. president’s battle in the fall against Joe Biden. Democratic Party strategist Peter Emerson tells The France 24 Debate why the ad is so potent while Columbia Law School professor Bernard Harcourt explains why it’s part … Read more Win at any cost? Donald Trump’s ominous anti-Biden campaign ad

Trump deploys federal agents to Portland: “He’s trying to forment conflict”

For Columbia Law School’s Bernard Harcourt, Donald #Trump’s order to send (often unidentified) federal agents to #Portland is “entirely illegal.” In #F24Debate, Darren Beattie agrees “a lot of it is politics and spectacle” but the former Trump speechwriter applauds the move as a pivot away from a “sit back and let these cities destroy themselves” … Read more Trump deploys federal agents to Portland: “He’s trying to forment conflict”

Suspect in fatal shooting at home of Judge Esther Salas described himself as ‘anti-feminist’ lawyer

Federal authorities on Monday said Den Hollander is suspected of shooting the husband and son of US District Judge Esther Salas at her North Brunswick, New Jersey. The FBI called Den Hollander the “primary subject,” and said he is dead. Two law enforcement sources told CNN that the suspect died of what is believed to … Read more Suspect in fatal shooting at home of Judge Esther Salas described himself as ‘anti-feminist’ lawyer

UK coronavirus vaccine shows early promise

Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot. Wafaa El-Sadr, Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine and Director of ICAP (formerly the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs) at Columbia University’s Mailman … Read more UK coronavirus vaccine shows early promise