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Saturday, October 24, 2020

No matter who wins the US election, the world's 'fake news' problem is here to stay

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were in high spirits, smirking and jovial, when they appeared in front of the press corps at the annual G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, in 2019.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/world/trump-fake-news-legacy-intl/index.html

The newspaper that gave Black Britain a megaphone

When clashes between residents and police erupted onto the streets of Brixton in 1981, in the heart of London's African-Caribbean community, the British press largely told one side of the story.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/25/media/the-voice-newspaper-black-history-month/index.html

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies after long illness

Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, died Sunday at the age of 78, the company said. He had been comatose since suffering a heart attack in 2014.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/24/business/samsung-lee-kun-hee-intl-hnk/index.html

Trump promised to win the trade war with China. He failed

US President Donald Trump started a trade war with China to fix what he's repeatedly blasted as an unfair relationship between the world's two largest economies.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/24/economy/us-china-trade-war-intl-hnk/index.html

The pandemic has created a second crisis in India — the rise of child trafficking

One evening in August, a 14-year-old boy snuck out of his home and boarded a private bus to travel from his village in Bihar to Jaipur, a chaotic, crowded and historical city 800 miles away in India's Rajasthan state.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/24/asia/india-covid-child-trafficking-intl-hnk-dst/index.html

Washington Post: Trump privately said to donors it will be 'tough' for Republicans to keep Senate



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/1023-2020-election/

Obama: This basic question was 'too tough' for Trump

Former President Barack Obama took aim at President Donald Trump and his response to the coronavirus pandemic during a campaign event for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Miami. CNN's Arlette Saenz reports.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/10/24/barack-obama-campaigns-biden-miami-trump-not-tough-saenz-nr-vpx.cnn

Britain and France escalate war of words after dozens drown in Channel tragedy

British and French leaders have ramped up a war of words over dangerous crossings of the English Channel after at least 27 people died makin...