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Yemen famine looms as hundreds of thousands face starvation

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:27:00 +0100

Yemen is in a "desperate situation" as it stands on the brink of famine and hundreds of thousands of people face starvation, the UN secretary general has warned.





This desperate children's hospital in Yemen could be the closest thing to hell on Earth

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 22:27:00 +0100

Warning: This report contains distressing images of seriously malnourished children.





No testing or tracing in the country in denial about coronavirus

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:51:00 +0100

There's no coronavirus pandemic in Yemen if you ask anybody in the Old City of Sana'a.





10 million children facing famine in Yemen with suffering 'only likely to get worse'

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:31:00 +0100

The war in Yemen is one of the world's most intractable conflicts and its worst humanitarian crisis.





TikTok downloads to be blocked in US within days

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:58:00 +0100

People in the US will be banned from downloading TikTok from this Sunday.



National News




TikTok downloads to be blocked in US within days

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:58:00 +0100

People in the US will be banned from downloading TikTok from this Sunday.





Ex-White House aide reveals why Trump thought COVID-19 might be a 'good thing'

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:50:00 +0100

A former White House aide who helped co-ordinate the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic has heavily criticised the president and said she plans to vote for Democrat Joe Biden.





Harvey Weinstein stripped of CBE following rape conviction

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:06:00 +0100

Harvey Weinstein has been stripped of his CBE following his conviction for rape and sexual assault earlier this year.





'One of our legends': Forrest Gump author Winston Groom dies

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:17:00 +0100

Tributes have been paid to Forrest Gump author Winston Groom, who has died aged 77.





Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston reunite on screen in racy read through

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:18:00 +0100

Former Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have been reunited on screen in a racy read through of 1982 teen movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High.



Business News




Retail sales volumes grow for fourth consecutive month but analysts warn of trouble ahead

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:07:00 +0100

Retailers continued their slow recovery during August, as sales volumes increased by 0.8% compared with July, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).





Japanese tire of Kwik Fit as MOT points towards sale

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:14:00 +0100

Kwik Fit, one of Britain's leading tyre-fitting and automotive repair groups, is to be put up for sale by its Japanese owner almost a decade after it last changed hands.





Ryanair cuts capacity again after 'government mismanagement of COVID travel policies'

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:41:00 +0100

Ryanair has blamed European governments for "continuous changes" in travel restrictions, as it announces a 20% cut in October capacity.





TikTok downloads to be blocked in US within days

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:58:00 +0100

People in the US will be banned from downloading TikTok from this Sunday.





The Crown Estate warns coronavirus will hit value of profits and property

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:55:00 +0100

The Crown Estate has said it expects the value of its profits and property to be badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.



Sports News




Indigenous leader feels NHL could do better job of acknowledging racism

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:38:15 EDT

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While it's laudable to protest acts of violence against Black people, Terry Teegee, Regional Chief of the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations, believes the NHL and the NHL Players' Association should also speak out against racism faced by Indigenous people.





Lightning book ticket to Stanley Cup final after OT win knocks out Islanders

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:39:50 EDT

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Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night.





Raptors president Ujiri says free agent VanVleet a priority, not his own contract

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:21:38 EDT

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Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said he hasn't had any contract discussions with team owner Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment since the club's season ended last week.





By staying in present, Jamal Murray proving he can be top option for Canada in future

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 20:38:04 EDT

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Denver Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray has been a part of history these playoffs as the team became the first ever to come back from down 3-1 in two separate series to win.





Alphonso Davies vs. Jamal Murray: Who should get the Lou Marsh?

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:01:17 EDT

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Yes, it's way too early for year-end awards. But CBC Sports' daily newsletter makes the case for the two clear frontrunners for Canadian athlete of the year anyway.



Health News




Black families wary of return to school: "I've seen the system fail us"

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:09:15 -0400

"We haven't been given a lot of reason to trust the system," said one Black mom. "Why would we trust it now, and with our most precious thing: our child."





Inside a facility that could mass produce a COVID-19 vaccine

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:58:23 -0400

The facility could start filling vials with a vaccine as early as November, maybe even before a vaccine has been approved.





Eye Opener: Trump, Biden face voters in battleground states

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:47:25 -0400

President Trump held a campaign rally in Wisconsin while Joe Biden faced voters in a Pennsylvania town hall. Also, a former senior adviser on the president's coronavirus task force has endorsed Joe Biden. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.





NYC employees are returning to the office — is it too soon?

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:45:43 -0400

Major New York City companies are calling employees back to the office. Some health experts are worried.





Officiant of wedding linked to 7 virus deaths remains defiant

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:49:13 -0400

Rev. Todd Bell has urged people to put their trust in God over government and questioned the wisdom of masks.



Entertainment News




Harvey Weinstein stripped of CBE following rape conviction

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:06:00 +0100

Harvey Weinstein has been stripped of his CBE following his conviction for rape and sexual assault earlier this year.





Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston reunite on screen in racy read through

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:18:00 +0100

Former Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have been reunited on screen in a racy read through of 1982 teen movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High.





Van Morrison to release anti-coronavirus lockdown songs

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:59:00 +0100

Van Morrison has accused the UK government of trying to "enslave" the population in a series of songs protesting against the coronavirus lockdown.





'One of our legends': Forrest Gump author Winston Groom dies

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:17:00 +0100

Tributes have been paid to Forrest Gump author Winston Groom, who has died aged 77.





Malone voices support for Boyega over old company's 'disgusting' treatment of star

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:42:00 +0100

Jo Malone has hit out at the "disgusting" treatment of Star Wars actor John Boyega by the perfume brand that bears her name.



Technology News




TikTok downloads to be blocked in US within days

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:58:00 +0100

People in the US will be banned from downloading TikTok from this Sunday.





Alert issued to universities about spike in cyber attacks

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:57:00 +0100

British universities and colleges have been warned about a spike in ransomware attacks targeting the education sector by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ.





Tesla driver caught asleep behind wheel of self-driving car going 93mph

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:32:00 +0100

A man has been caught asleep behind the wheel of a self-driving Tesla car that was travelling at 150km/h (93mph).





PS5: Sony confirms price and release date - and Harry Potter game among new additions

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 21:48:00 +0100

Sony has come out swinging ahead of the console wars looming this holiday season by confirming its two PS5 consoles will be available in November alongside a host of exciting games.





Kim Kardashian freezes Instagram account in protest against 'hate and misinformation'

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 13:58:00 +0100

Kim Kardashian West is shunning the social media site that helped make her a star - freezing her Instagram account for the day.