“Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief

Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the 1st Session of ECOSOC 2020 Operational Activities for Development Segment. “The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review is an opportunity to focus on critical policy issues that require special attention by the UN development system. The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review can look deeply into … Read more “Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief

U.S. Likely to Get Sanofi’s Covid-19 Vaccine First If It Succeeds

Americans will likely get Sanofi’s Covid-19 vaccine before the rest of the world if the French pharmaceutical giant can successfully deliver one. That’s because the U.S. was first in line to fund Sanofi’s vaccine research, Chief Executive Officer Paul Hudson said in an interview with Bloomberg News. He warned that Europe risks falling behind unless … Read more U.S. Likely to Get Sanofi’s Covid-19 Vaccine First If It Succeeds

Most Nigerians cannot afford to buy a house

The World Bank says Nigeria needs hundreds of billions of dollars to bridge its housing deficit. Home ownership is at a mere 25 percent, and Nigerians are finding it harder to buy as incomes fall along with the price of oil, the country’s main earner. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Abuja, Nigeria. – Subscribe … Read more Most Nigerians cannot afford to buy a house

Larry Fitzgerald on the addition of DeAndre Hopkins and golfing with Obama | Coffee With Cal

Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari talks with his guest Larry Fitzgerald about the addition of DeAndre Hopkins, his part ownership in the Phoenix Suns, and golfing with President Obama. Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN Watch ESPN … Read more Larry Fitzgerald on the addition of DeAndre Hopkins and golfing with Obama | Coffee With Cal

The Amazon’s Tech Warriors | | Al Jazeera Close Up

While the Amazonian basin is most often touted for its biodiversity, there are also hundreds of indigenous tribes that live in the rainforest. Many of these tribes are under direct threat of displacement by resource extraction and deforestation. To this day, 70 percent of the Ecuadorian Amazon has been leased to oil companies, and plans … Read more The Amazon’s Tech Warriors | | Al Jazeera Close Up

Forced car ownership in outer suburbs putting financial stress on households | ABC News

It’s been dubbed ‘transport poverty’, affecting families in outer suburbs badly serviced by trains and buses. Car ownership rates are much higher in areas that can least afford it. As families stay at home to flatten the coronavirus curve, many of those cars are now filling driveways rather than freeways. But the bills don’t stop. … Read more Forced car ownership in outer suburbs putting financial stress on households | ABC News

Why Captive Tigers Can’t Be Reintroduced to the Wild | WIRED

Netflix’s “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” has opened up the world’s eyes to big cat ownership in America. Outside all the headlines-generating drama, the documentary casts some light onto the big cat black market. In the US, Tigers are illegally being sold, bred and kept as pets. Dr. John Goodrich, Chief Scientist and Tiger … Read more Why Captive Tigers Can’t Be Reintroduced to the Wild | WIRED

Mike Judge Has No Ownership of “Beavis and Butt-head” Even Though He Created the Cartoon (1996)

“Beavis and Butt-head” creator Mike Judge tells Howard Stern about the deal he signed with MTV for the rights to the animated series. Watch and listen to more Howard on the SiriusXM app: siriusxm.us/HowardSternSXM SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://bit.ly/2qswmZU Want to know what’s going on with Howard Stern in the future? Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Mike Judge Has No Ownership of “Beavis and Butt-head” Even Though He Created the Cartoon (1996)

Stuck in a Housing Market Limbo Because of Coronavirus

Jerome Reback was planning to move into his new semi-detached home in northwest London in less than two weeks with his wife, five children and two dogs. He spent much of Friday looking for somewhere to rent and store their furniture. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusMortgage With about a quarter of the world in lockdown, the order … Read more Stuck in a Housing Market Limbo Because of Coronavirus

Megaphone: amplifying voices from Lebanon’s uprising | The Listening Post (Feature)

From a nondescript residential block in downtown Beirut, Jean Kassir and his journalistic collective – Megaphone – are producing some of the most dynamic journalism of Lebanon’s five-month uprising. In a media landscape dominated by partisan journalism, Megaphone has become a trusted source for its critical take on the news and slick content that has … Read more Megaphone: amplifying voices from Lebanon’s uprising | The Listening Post (Feature)

Personal possessions, onerous ownership & haunted homes: Lionel Shriver explores ‘Property’

Her new collection of short fiction explores just what it is about owning material things that affects a person’s thoughts and actions. Lionel Shriver’s anthology “Property” pokes around in the material wealth of late capitalism and reflects upon what it means for its proprietors. The award-winning author of “We Need to Talk About Kevin” talks … Read more Personal possessions, onerous ownership & haunted homes: Lionel Shriver explores ‘Property’

Manchester Derby | Kevin De Bruyne vs Bruno Fernandes | Fantasy Premier League

On FPL FYI this week… Rambo and James are joined by David Munday from Fantasy Football Scout. They preview the Manchester derby – Manchester United vs Manchester City – discuss the relegation-threatened assets worth looking at in the final 10 matches of the season, a strategy for Gameweeks 29 and 31, debate who’s the better … Read more Manchester Derby | Kevin De Bruyne vs Bruno Fernandes | Fantasy Premier League

‘Deport Kiwis but keep Australians’ – PM Ardern’s fiery message about Australia’s deportation policy

New Zealand takes ownership of Australian-born criminals raised here and Australia needs to reciprocate, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told Breakfast. Start your day the right way with a combination of news, sport and entertainment. Weekdays from 6am on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/breakfast Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Breakfaston1 Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/breakfaston1