France Honors Key Works and Medics on Bastille Day

Paris (AP) — Ambulance drivers, supermarket cashiers, postal workers. Medics who died fighting COVID-19. France is honoring them all on its biggest national holiday Tuesday, recalibrating Bastille Day’s usual grandiose military parade to celebrate heroes of the coronavirus pandemic instead. This years’ commemoration is also paying homage to former President Charles de Gaulle, 80 years … Read more France Honors Key Works and Medics on Bastille Day

Disney World Reopens as Coronavirus Cases Surge in Florida

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” has reopened after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom are reopening Saturday, while Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will follow four days later. The reopening comes as a huge surge of Floridians … Read more Disney World Reopens as Coronavirus Cases Surge in Florida

How will France celebrate Bastille Day during Covid-19?

Every year, France celebrates its national holiday – Bastille Day – on July 14. But this year’s festivities are going to be very different due to the global pandemic. What’s going to happen to the traditional military parade, fireworks display and fire station balls? Genie Godula and Florence Villeminot take a closer look in this week’s … Read more How will France celebrate Bastille Day during Covid-19?

Explosion at firecracker factory injures six in SW China

Six people were injured, with two in serious condition, after a fire-triggered explosion occurred at a firecracker factory in Deyang City, southwest China’s Sichuan Province late Wednesday. It is understood the firecracker factory is a single-layer brick-concrete structure, covering an area of ​​about 270 square meters, mainly storing fireworks. #China #Accident #Explosion Subscribe to us … Read more Explosion at firecracker factory injures six in SW China

California Beaches Re-open After Weekend Virus Closure

Many Southern California beaches reopened Monday after being closed for the weekend over fears that crowds could transmit the coronavirus. In Malibu, sunbathers and surfers were back on the sand and in the water. One beachgoer, Bobby Kramer, told KABC-TV that people appeared to be social distancing on the beach Monday. Californians mostly heeded warnings … Read more California Beaches Re-open After Weekend Virus Closure

Boston Pops Fireworks Special Pays Tribute to Covid-19 Frontline Workers

This year’s Boston Pops Fireworks special, “Salute to Our Heroes,” pays tribute to Covid-19 frontline workers and those who have lost their lives during the pandemic. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ … Read more Boston Pops Fireworks Special Pays Tribute to Covid-19 Frontline Workers

Atlanta protesters attack Georgia State Patrol HQ with fireworks and stones

A peaceful demonstration in Atlanta took an ugly turn, after a number of protesters set out to vandalize the Georgia State Patrol headquarters, and attempted to set the building alight with fireworks. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on … Read more Atlanta protesters attack Georgia State Patrol HQ with fireworks and stones

Trump repeats vow to defeat ‘radical Left’ in July Fourth speech at White House

US President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to defeat the “radical Left”, in an Independence Day speech at the White House that condemned recent protests against monuments to historical figures as attempts to destroy the United States. Mr Trump claimed without evidence that 99 per cent of coronavirus cases in the United States were “totally … Read more Trump repeats vow to defeat ‘radical Left’ in July Fourth speech at White House

Independence Day firework shows across the U.S.

The U.S. held celebrations for Independence Day, despite the coronavirus pandemic. Fireworks exploded over Mount Rushmore National Monument and the National Mall. 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: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn … Read more Independence Day firework shows across the U.S.

Trump in campaign mode at White House’s Independence Day event

Despite appeals by medical health experts to avoid large gatherings, United States President Donald Trump hosted an event at the White House to mark Independence Day. President Trump has vowed to defeat the “radical left” in a July Fourth Independence Day speech, condemning recent efforts to remove or rethink monuments to historical figures as attempts … Read more Trump in campaign mode at White House’s Independence Day event

Many U.S. states cut down on Independence Day celebrations

#IndependenceDay is traditionally celebrated with a barbecue and fireworks displays in the U.S. But as the country records more than 50,000 #coronavirus infections a day, many states are cutting down on this year’s activities. #California has recorded some of its highest infection numbers over the last week and officials warn the holiday could be a … Read more Many U.S. states cut down on Independence Day celebrations

Donald Trump vows tougher measures for protesters who seek to ‘defame’ heroes

Speaking to a largely maskless crowd at Mt Rushmore, President Donald Trump said on Saturday that protesters had waged “a merciless campaign to wipe out our history” amid demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutality. The sharp rebuke in a holiday address on Friday (local time) to mark the nation’s independence follows weeks of protests … Read more Donald Trump vows tougher measures for protesters who seek to ‘defame’ heroes

Trump Hosts Mask-Optional 2020 Mount Rushmore Independence Day Fireworks in South Dakota

Donald Trump heads to Mount Rushmore Friday for an early Independence Day celebration with thousands of guests who won’t be required to wear masks or socially distance, as the president continues an aggressive public schedule despite a spike in U.S. coronavirus cases. Friday’s show will feature a military flyover and the first fireworks in more … Read more Trump Hosts Mask-Optional 2020 Mount Rushmore Independence Day Fireworks in South Dakota

Trump Decries ‘Campaign’ to Erase History, Announces National Garden of Heros at Mount Rushmore

With the U.S. setting another record in newly reported coronavirus cases Friday, thousands have gathered at President Donald Trump’s Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore — and few are wearing protective masks. Nor was there any evidence of social distancing in the tightly packed audience assembled for Trump’s speech and a fireworks display. Trump did … Read more Trump Decries ‘Campaign’ to Erase History, Announces National Garden of Heros at Mount Rushmore