Why do the BIG FORTUNES keep their WORKS OF ART in SWITZERLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Where would you say the largest number of artworks in the world are concentrated? And the most valuable ones? Probably most of you will think of the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris or the MOMA in New York. However, in order to answer this question, we have to travel to Geneva, Switzerland. … Read more Why do the BIG FORTUNES keep their WORKS OF ART in SWITZERLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Beirut (AP) — Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn Saturday night as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours with security forces, who responded with heavy volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets. One police officer was killed and dozens of people hurt in the confrontations, which … Read more Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Did Operation Eagle Claw alter the course of US history? | The Stream

It’s now 40 years since a two-day US rescue mission known as Operation Eagle Claw failed in the desert near Tabas, Iran. The top secret mission, led by special forces, was an attempt by then US President Jimmy Carter to bring home more than 50 Americans held hostage by Iranian revolutionaries for more than 400 … Read more Did Operation Eagle Claw alter the course of US history? | The Stream

BUCKS at MAVERICKS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | August 8, 2020

BUCKS at MAVERICKS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | August 8, 2020 Luka Doncic tallied the 25th triple-double of his career with 36 PTS, 14 REB and a career-high 19 AST as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Milwaukee Bucks, 136-132, in Orlando. Luka Doncic (131 games) becomes the 2nd fastest player in NBA History (In terms … Read more BUCKS at MAVERICKS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | August 8, 2020

Most Passionate National Anthems in Rugby World Cup History

Which RWC rendition should have made the top 5? Let us know! We look a the most passionate anthems in Rugby World Cup history. 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 … Read more Most Passionate National Anthems in Rugby World Cup History

Professor who’s been right about every election since 1984 reveals his 2020 prediction

American University history professor Allan Lichtman developed a system that has accurately predicted every presidential election since 1984 (with one exception: he predicted Al Gore, who did win the popular vote but lost to George W. Bush. Licthman stands by that prediction). Licthman tells CNN’s Michael Smerconish that his system predicts President Donald Trump will … Read more Professor who’s been right about every election since 1984 reveals his 2020 prediction

Agents disccover ‘most sophisticated tunnel in US history’ in Arizona

US border officials claim an incomplete tunnel found stretching from Mexico to Arizona could be ‘the most sophisticated tunnel in US history’. The tunnel runs from San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, to San Luis, Arizona, where it stops short of reaching the surface. It is 3ft wide and 4ft high (1 x 1.3 metres). Smugglers have been using … Read more Agents disccover ‘most sophisticated tunnel in US history’ in Arizona

Lebanon will investigate if bomb caused blast

Lebanon’s president said on Friday its investigation into the biggest blast in Beirut’s history would examine whether it was caused by a bomb or other external interference. 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 … Read more Lebanon will investigate if bomb caused blast

Ambulances Arrive at Air India Plane Crash

At least 16 people are dead after an Air India Express plane carrying 190 passengers and crew skidded off the runway and broke apart while attempting to land in southern India. The Boeing Co. 737 operating as Flight 1344 from Dubai came to rest in a valley near a hilltop airport in Kozhikode, India. The … Read more Ambulances Arrive at Air India Plane Crash

Ranadive Calls SPACs ‘Greatest Wealth Creation Opportunity in History’

Aug.07 — Vivek Ranadive, Bow Capital founder and Sacramento Kings owner, discusses investment opportunities in special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and says other sports leagues should take a page out of the National Basketball Association’s approach to resuming play amid the Covid-19 pandemic. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn and Amanda Lang on “Bloomberg Markets.”

U.S. agents find ‘sophisticated’ tunnel at Mexico border

One special agent with the Department of Homeland Security said the suspected smuggler’s tunnel stretched from a Mexican town into a neighborhood in San Luis, Arizona and was “the most sophisticated tunnel in the history of the United States.” Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the … Read more U.S. agents find ‘sophisticated’ tunnel at Mexico border

Macron receives a grand welcome in devastated Beirut

French President Emmanuel #Macron tweeted in solidarity with people of #Lebanon following the massive explosion in its capital. It did not go over well and just reminded critics of the troubled history the two countries share. On Thursday Macron became the first international leader to visit #Beirut, which was literally“devastated” by the blast in the … Read more Macron receives a grand welcome in devastated Beirut

“Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

The exhibition draws upon The Wiener Holocaust Library’s collections of material on the genocide to uncover the story of this little-known aspect of Nazi persecution. Through the stories of the victims and survivors of the Nazi campaign against the Roma, the exhibition traces the history of persecution and mass murder at the hands of the … Read more “Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

Government eases JobKeeper criteria, adding $15bn to the coronavirus recovery scheme | ABC News

The single biggest economic program in Australian history just got bigger. The JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme is now supporting four million workers, but the harsh Victorian lockdown will see eligibility for the program extended. Political editor Andrew Probyn reports. #ABCNews #auspol Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-07/jobkeeper-coronavirus-support-changes-explained/12533904 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more Government eases JobKeeper criteria, adding $15bn to the coronavirus recovery scheme | ABC News