Captain who brought explosive to Beirut: ’If I knew, I would not have boarded the ship’

The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut’s deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the Lebanese capital seven years ago on a leaky Russian-leased cargo ship that, according to its captain, should never have stopped there. Boris Prokoshev, 70, was captain of the Rhosus in 2013 when he says the owner told him to make … Read more Captain who brought explosive to Beirut: ’If I knew, I would not have boarded the ship’

Security Council Members on Conflict between Georgia and Russia in 2008: Security Council Stakeout

Joint Stakeout by the European Union members of the UN Security Council (Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany) plus the US, UK and incoming UN Security Council members Norway and Ireland on the situation in Georgia. Statement delivered by Günter Sautter, President of the Security Council and Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations.

Second grader tests positive for Covid-19 on first day of school

A Georgia second grader tested positive for Covid-19 after attending the first day of school, the school district told CNN. Sixes Elementary in the Cherokee County School district began in-person classes on Monday. But by Tuesday, a classroom was temporarily closed for deep cleaning and the teacher and 20 other students had been asked to … Read more Second grader tests positive for Covid-19 on first day of school

Full Episode 7: “Sister Savior and More” | Extraordinary Acts of Courage | Oprah Winfrey Network

Three extraordinary acts of courage: When a little girl steps into traffic in Georgia, it’s her big sister, Anaiah Rucker, who jumps in front of an oncoming truck, taking the hit that saves her life. Then, two men leap down onto the subway tracks at Atlanta’s busy Five Point Station after a cancer patient falls … Read more Full Episode 7: “Sister Savior and More” | Extraordinary Acts of Courage | Oprah Winfrey Network

Voter suppression is real, fraud is rare – Abrams

Voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams in a Reuters interview Tuesday debunked Republican claims that mail-in-voting will lead to widespread fraud and instead called out Republican efforts to suppress votes of minorities and the young. “Voter fraud is not the issue. Voter suppression is the issue,” Abrams said. Republicans who are worried about unproven claims of … Read more Voter suppression is real, fraud is rare – Abrams

‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ Returns on August 25 | Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots | OWN

Temptation Tuesday’s are back! Tyler Perry’s ‘The Have and the Have Nots’ returns on August 25. For more on #HAHN, visit WatchOWN.tv/Haves Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN #OWNTV #HAHN #TikaSumpter SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Download the Watch OWN App: http://bit.ly/2hr1nX2 About Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots: Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have … Read more ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ Returns on August 25 | Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots | OWN

Tropical Storm Isaias on Track to Reach North and South Carolina

Tropical Storm Isaias is tracking along the U.S. East Coast and could make landfall in the Carolinas overnight. Isaias was forecast to strike land as a minimal hurricane on Monday in North and South Carolina, where coastal residents braced for possible storm surge and flooding rains. The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning … Read more Tropical Storm Isaias on Track to Reach North and South Carolina

Black Lives Matter: Ahmaud Arbery ‘never thought his life would have been cut short that way’

Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old Black jogger, was shot dead by two white men when he was out running in Brunswick, Georgia earlier this year. He adds his name to the list of young Black men whose lives have been violently cut short, sparking a wave of national protests against racism. FRANCE 24 went to speak to his friends and family. … Read more Black Lives Matter: Ahmaud Arbery ‘never thought his life would have been cut short that way’

Uruguay v Georgia | Rugby World Cup 2003

Uruguay v Georgia We’re rewinding to Rugby World Cup 2003 to watch this classic Pool Stage encounter in full. SUBSCRIBE to World Rugby on Youtube – https://youtube.com/user/irb For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at     https://www.world.rugby  Follow World Rugby on social media: Youtube https://www.youtube.com/user/irb Facebook https://www.facebook.com/worldrugby Twitter https://twitter.com/worldrugbyInstagram Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/worldrugby To … Read more Uruguay v Georgia | Rugby World Cup 2003

Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery

Following Representative John Lewis’s funeral at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the congressman’s body is laid to rest at South View Cemetery. Lewis, who was first elected in 1986 to represent Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives, died on July 17 at age 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings … Read more Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery