Small Talk | US senators casually discuss Washington’s interference in Venezuelan politics

US Democratic Senator for Connecticut Chris Murphy listed the country’s failed attempts to effect regime change in Venezuela, including an unsuccessful ‘coup.’ Murphy made the comments at a committee hearing on the Latin American Nation. The senator could be heard saying: ‘We tried to sort of construct a kind of coup in April of last … Read more Small Talk | US senators casually discuss Washington’s interference in Venezuelan politics

White House Health Adviser Dr. Fauci Explains Why Schools Should Reopen If Infection Rates Are Low

Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, on Monday said the default approach should be to open schools for in-person learning if there are low numbers of infections in the region. Fauci was speaking via videoconference during a presss briefing by Connecticut governor Ned Lamont. That state has a comparatively low number of current … Read more White House Health Adviser Dr. Fauci Explains Why Schools Should Reopen If Infection Rates Are Low

‘black’ to ‘Black’: Rewriting the race style guide | The Listening Post (Feature)

The police killing of George Floyd – a Black man – in Minnesota did more than dominate the news agenda. It filled streets with protests against racism and has started to change things. All kinds of institutions have been affected. On this front, the American media have a vast range of issues to address, from … Read more ‘black’ to ‘Black’: Rewriting the race style guide | The Listening Post (Feature)

Death by a thousand cuts: Press freedom in Viktor Orban’s Hungary | The Listening Post (Full)

Index.hu, Hungary’s last big independent outlet, is one step closer to being under the control of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Contributors: Veronika Munk – former deputy editor-in-chief, Index.hu Agnes Urban – economist, Mertek Media Monitor Justin Spike – Budapest-based journalist Daniel Renyi – journalist, 444.hu On our radar Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Tariq Nafi … Read more Death by a thousand cuts: Press freedom in Viktor Orban’s Hungary | The Listening Post (Full)

Katie Taylor & trainer Ross Enamait on Persoon rematch/first fight and Serrano fallout

Speaking from her training camp in Connecticut, Katie Taylor and coach Ross Enamait reflect on the first Persoon and upcoming rematch on August 22nd at Fight Camp. Taylor also reveals her disappointment after a potential fight with Amanda Serrano slipped through and offers her thoughts on the upcoming Braekhus vs McCaskill fight plus more! #KatieTaylor … Read more Katie Taylor & trainer Ross Enamait on Persoon rematch/first fight and Serrano fallout

Workers Protest Racial Inequality On Day of National Strike

Workers from the service industry, fast-food chains and the gig economy rallied with organized labor Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality, staging demonstrations across the U.S. and around the world seeking better treatment of Black Americans in the workplace. Organizers said tens of thousands of workers in 160 cities walked off the job … Read more Workers Protest Racial Inequality On Day of National Strike

Communities face testing struggles as COVID-19 cases rise in 40 states | WNT

Public health officials in Connecticut confirmed 90 people received false positives. In Hidalgo County, Texas, patients are waiting up to 10 hours for an initial exam. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: https://bit.ly/2ZLo67J WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT: http://abc.go.com/shows/world-news-tonight WATCH WORLD NEWS TONIGHT ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/33iKepm #WorldNewsTonight #COVID19 #SchoolReopenings #TestSites

‘Balance of Power’ Full Show (07/08/2020)

Jul.08 — “Bloomberg: Balance of Power” focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont joins David Westin for a wide-ranging interview to discuss the coronavirus response, the state’s plans for schools, the state’s fiscal situation and more. Also joining: National Foreign Trade Council President Rufus Yerxa

Gun Demand Is Off the Charts in America Even During an Election Year

U.S. consumers are rushing to buy guns as the Covid-19 pandemic and protests over police brutality combine with U.S. presidential politics to fuel unprecedented demand. Firearm background checks compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a proxy for gun purchases, jumped to a record in June as street demonstrations spread around the U.S. That extended … Read more Gun Demand Is Off the Charts in America Even During an Election Year

Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change

Jordan Spieth’s range session before Travelers Championship 2020 2020

Prior to the second round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut, Jordan Spieth dials in his swing. SUBSCRIBE to PGA TOUR now: http://pgat.us/vBxcZSh The Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands is the first event on the revised PGA TOUR schedule that will take place in its original spot on the … Read more Jordan Spieth’s range session before Travelers Championship 2020 2020

Sternlicht Sees NYC Worst Off as Pandemic Takes Toll on Real Estate

Jun.25 — Starwood Capital Founder and Chief Executive Officer Barry Sternlicht explains how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting real estate rents and values and why New York’s property market is on the brink of collapse. He spoke exclusively with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Front Row.” Sternlicht, who left Greenwich, Connecticut, to take up residence in … Read more Sternlicht Sees NYC Worst Off as Pandemic Takes Toll on Real Estate

New York slaps quarantine on interstate travellers from Covid-19 hotspots

Many southern and southwestern US states are seeing record high numbers of new cases of Covid-19, prompting concern some may need to impose new lockdown measures. On Wednesday, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a 14-day quarantine for travellers from states hardest hit by the resurgence in Covid-19 cases, with new rules also to … Read more New York slaps quarantine on interstate travellers from Covid-19 hotspots