20 February 2020


Children face climate, dietary threats (1)
GLOBAL FAILINGS:Not a single country in the world is adequately protecting children from excessive carbon emissions and high-calorie food, a UN report said AFP, PARIS A photograph issued yesterday shows a child playing at a shelter for climate refugees in Sadarghat, Bangladesh, on Saturday last week.Photo: EPA- EFE The world is failing to protect children from the health dangers posed by climate change and poor diet, a landmark UN report said yesterday, adding
Rapper Pop Smoke shot dead in Hollywood Hills (1)
By Andrew Dalton - Associated Press - Updated: 5:07 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 LOS ANGELES - An up-and-coming rapper known as Pop Smoke was fatally shot during a break-in early Wednesday at a Hollywood Hills home, his label said. "We are devastated by the unexpected and tragic loss of Pop Smoke," Republic Records said in a statement.
Principal: Crossing guard fatally struck by car saved 2 kids (1)
Feb. 18, 2020 at 2:01 pm By The Associated Press The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A crossing guard who died after being hit by a vehicle in Kansas City, Kansas, saved the lives of two children before the impact, a school principal said. The guard was struck early Tuesday near Christ the King Parish School in Kansas City, Kansas, and died later at a hospital.
Global Markets Rebound on Hopes for Limited Virus Impact (1)
by Naharnet Newsdesk 19 February 2020, 14:21 World stock markets mostly rebounded Wednesday on investor hopes that the deadly coronavirus will have only a short-term impact on corporate earnings and economic growth. Nearing midday, London stocks gained 0.8 percent, as official data showed that UK annual inflation surged to 1.8 percent in January. In the eurozone, Frankfurt added 0.5 percent and Paris gained 0.7 percent in value.
Fingers pointed at Tuchel as PSG face fight to avoid new European fiasco (1)
Sports AFP February 20, 2020 Listen Fingers pointed at Tuchel as PSG face fight to avoid new European fiasco PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain travelled to Borussia Dortmund desperate to finally make their mark on the Champions League knockout stage but left on the receiving end of a defeat which threatens to derail yet another European campaign. The aftermath saw an unhappy Neymar pointing the finger of blame at his own club with coach Thomas Tuchel clearly in the firing line.
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