WORLD AT A STAGE

  • Wildlife Rehabilitators Are Overwhelmed During the Pandemic. In Part, That’s a Good Thing. 15 Aug 2020 18:44 By Hope Dickens Molly Craig's day begins with feeding hungry baby birds at 6 a.m. The birds need to be fed every 15 minutes until 7 at night. If she's not feeding them, other staff at the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn, Illinois take turns …
  • COVID-19 is eating away at our mental and emotional health, but there is hope 15 Aug 2020 18:14 This column is part of our ongoing opinion commentary on faith, called Living Our Faith. Find this week’s reader question and get weekly roundups of the project in your email inbox by signing up for the Living Our Faith newsletter. Day in and day out, this …
  • Has Africa’s green revolution failed? 15 Aug 2020 16:34 The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) seems to enjoy boasting with numbers and statistics: Its website is full of figures, highlighting some of the organization's self-declared milestones such as the 550 million euros ($650 million) it …
  • Khandu emphasizes on COVID-19 in his I-Day speech 15 Aug 2020 16:25 NET News Desk On the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu in his Independence day speech stressed on Covid-19 among other prominent aspects of the state. Hoisting the National Flag today at the Indira Gandhi Park, …
  • Biblical Preacher Announces ‘Apocalypse Watch App’ as He Predicts Coming End Times 15 Aug 2020 15:26 Viral 13:37 GMT 15.08.2020Get short URL The pastor, who claims to have connected the dots between modern-day calamities and Biblical phophecies, does not forget to remind his followers to send donations and buy merch despite the looming end of the world. …
  • Oliver Stone asks for Nobel Peace Award for Cuban doctors 15 Aug 2020 13:01 Havana, August 16 (RHC) – US filmmaker, Oliver Stone, expressed, on his Twitter account, his admiration for the humanitarian work of Cuban doctors and signed the online petition for the Nobel Peace Award to the Henry Reeve medical brigade. I have always …
  • COVID-19 America’s Hiroshima 15 Aug 2020 12:14 COVID-19 is America’s Hiroshima By Umair Haque It’s hard to express — let alone process, grapple with, grasp — the scale of death that’s taken place in America. As a result not just of a deadly pandemic — but of the incompetence, negligence, and malign …
  • Notable government institutions razed down by fire 15 Aug 2020 09:32 General News of Saturday, 15 August 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com Some of the buildings which have been razed down by fire Click to read all about coronavirus → Ghana has a history of fire outbreaks in several government facilities and institutions. …
  • Pakistan: MSF Supports the Establishment of Department of Health’s 32-bed Isolation Ward in Killa Abdullah New DHQ Hospital, Chaman 15 Aug 2020 05:39 Chaman: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, has supported the establishment of an isolation ward in the Killa Abdullah New District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) in Chaman, Balochistan. The new isolation ward consists of 32 …
  • Latest government quarantine rules coming into effect today 15 Aug 2020 05:31 The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its advice for Brits planning trips abroad while the coronavirus pandemic continues. The latest guidance comes after it was confirmed travellers arriving from France after 4am on Saturday will now be …
  • Modi insists on his vision of 'atmanirbhar' (self-reliant) India in Independence Day speech 15 Aug 2020 05:26 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country at the Red Fort in New Delhi, as India marked 73 years of Independence. Modi paid his respects to the remains of India's founding father, Mahatma Gandhi, before unfurling the flag and delivering the …
  • Hotels in Marshalltown full after derecho 15 Aug 2020 05:24 T-R PHOTOS BY THOMAS NELSON Hotels in Marshalltown are booked. Workers from outside the area are staying to help clean up the town and the county, and to restore power to residents and businesses. It has been a difficult week for Marshalltown and Marshall …
  • Powerless struggle 15 Aug 2020 05:24 T-R photos by Thomas Nelson — Timothy Pitts uses a small grill to make himself coffee in the wake of Monday’s derecho. He and thousands of others around Marshalltown are struggling to keep food without power. Marshalltown residents continue to pick up the …
  • Statements on vote-by-mail general election 15 Aug 2020 03:54 REPUBLICAN STATE CHAIRMAN DOUG STEINHARDT “The Governor’s Executive Order on vote by mail is characteristically weak and ineffective. It fails to address the glaring issues that surfaced in Paterson or July’s primary, like voters receiving multiple ballots …
  • Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Pricing of $900 Million Second-Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2027 15 Aug 2020 02:45 MIAMI, Aug. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) (the "Company"), one of the world's largest leisure travel companies, today announced that Carnival Corporation (the "Corporation…
  • US Working With Caribbean To Build Disaster Resilience 15 Aug 2020 01:40 Press Release:- On August 14, the United States Government in partnership with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) launched a new USD $4.5 million initiative entitled “Caribbean Climate Resilience Initiative.” This new initiative …
  • 40million Farmers To Be Insured Against Flood, Other Disasters 15 Aug 2020 00:51 News Investigators/ The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation(NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria(AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters. The Managing Director …
  • The Red Cross continues to provide support and services 100 fire victims in Pueblo 15 Aug 2020 00:21 Posted: Aug 14, 2020 / 03:40 PM MDT / Updated: Aug 14, 2020 / 03:40 PM MDT Courtesy Chris Osorio PUEBLO, Colo. – The American Red Cross is working to provide safe shelter for nearly 100 people impacted by the Fenix Apartment fire in Pueblo. …
  • Getting tight — the psychology of cancel culture 14 Aug 2020 23:41 The current era of cancel culture is upon us. From former Senator Al Franken, to Ellen Degeneres and Amy Cooper, people everywhere are having their lives upended because they violated the current social taboos of their community. Of course, such communal …
  • The Effectiveness of Anti-Hoarding Legislation 14 Aug 2020 22:10 The whole community mudt involved Sikander A. Shah and Uzair J. Kayani The COVID-19 pandemic, like all natural disasters, has engendered a period of unpredictability that has negatively impacted consumers worldwide. It has provided an opportunity for …
  • From Georgia, with love 14 Aug 2020 21:48 WINDSOR – The outpouring of support for Bertie County in the wake of Hurricane Isasis, which included a deadly EF-3 tornado, continues to arrive at the county’s Early College High School gym….even from those needing a roadmap to direct them to the site. At …
  • Letter from the Editor: Cancellation of sports was the right call 14 Aug 2020 20:18 Aside from regular interactions with family, friends and coworkers, the aspect of my “normal” life I have missed the most over the past few months has been sports. This may sound insane to the apathetic or those unsullied by sports fanaticism, but to say …
  • President Kovind slams China ‘misadventure’, says temple start moment of pride 14 Aug 2020 20:05 Written by Dipankar Ghose | New Delhi | Updated: August 14, 2020 11:10:41 pm Ram Nath Kovind delivers his speech on the eve of Independence Day 2020. (Photo: Doordarshan)Targeting China for precipitating a crisis along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, …
  • Hudson Valley Power Outages Reveal Deeper Problems With Grid 14 Aug 2020 18:40  By Chele Farley “The power’s out again.” It’s become a frustrating and familiar refrain in my hometown of Tuxedo and the entire 18th Congressional District, where consistently poor service by electric and cable providers have left thousands of residents …
  • Some Iowans Could Be Without Power Through The Weekend After Derecho 14 Aug 2020 18:40 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP/WCCO) — It will take five days or longer to restore power to some Iowa homes and businesses that have been without electricity since Monday’s wind storm left damage across the Midwest and killed at least four people, officials said …
  • McKesson to Distribute Future COVID-19 Vaccines in Support of Operation Warp Speed 14 Aug 2020 18:39 IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 14, 2020-- A global leader in the healthcare industry, McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) will expand its existing partnership with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to support the U.S. government’s Operation Warp …
  • Galwan incident showed India can give befitting response to any attempt of aggression: President Kovind on I-Day eve 14 Aug 2020 17:16 Written by Dipankar Ghose | New Delhi | Updated: August 14, 2020 10:30:58 pm Ram Nath Kovind delivers his speech on the eve of Independence Day 2020. (Photo: Doordarshan)Addressing the nation on the eve of the 74th Independence Day, President Ram Nath …
  • Experienced Cornwell Guides Florida, Alabama Campgrounds 14 Aug 2020 15:19 Bobby Cornwell and his wife, Krista, at the 2017 ARVC OHCE Awards Banquet. He presented with the Pioneer Award and the Best State Directory Award for Camp Florida. Like his fellow campground association managers across the country, Bobby Cornwell has had …
  • Britons told to decide for themselves what constitutes 'essential travel' 14 Aug 2020 15:09 The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has continually updated its advice for Britons planning trips abroad during the coronavirus pandemic. For some destinations, such as Spain and Portugal, the UK government has guided against 'all but essential …
  • Fidel Castro, the Ever Victorious Leader of the Cuban Revolution 14 Aug 2020 15:01 Fidel’s great battles and victories will continue to be of obligatory reference for the Cuban people. In the struggle against COVID-19, Fidel is ever-present. His advice, warnings, strategies, and also his conception of a war of the entire people is very …
  • Nick Zaiac 14 Aug 2020 14:29 Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne.Much of the controversy surrounding a possible November election by mail centers on the Post Office. Does it have …
  • Monsoons Cause Havoc in India as Climate Change Alters Rainfall Patterns 14 Aug 2020 13:46 NEW DELHI - Searching through the rubble of a tea plantation that collapsed after heavy rains lashed India's southern Kerala state last week, rescuers counted 55 casualties. The resulting landslide buried homes of several workers in the hillside's …
  • People nationwide pay homage to former Party chief Le Kha Phieu 14 Aug 2020 13:41 Lifelong affection Perhaps for me and many military veteran entrepreneurs, we will never forget the image of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu, a respected leader and military general. His care and assertive personality have always been a …
  • Why do we miss the rituals put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic? 14 Aug 2020 13:39 For over a thousand years, the various prayers of the Catholic Holy Mass remained largely unaltered. Starting in the 1960s, though, the Catholic Church began implementing changes to make the Mass more modern. One such change occurred on November 27, 2011, …
  • John Hickenlooper’s Ten Greatest Political Moments 14 Aug 2020 13:10 August 15 marks the one-year anniversary of John Hickenlooper officially withdrawing from the 2020 race for the presidency — and it was not long after that he announced his run for Cory Gardner’s Senate seat. First appearing on the scene as an unemployed …
  • Succour at last – The Nation 14 Aug 2020 12:59 Paying arrears of scholarships of Niger Deltans abroad is good, but those indicted in NDDC probes should be swiftly prosecuted. Students from the Niger Delta states have cause to laugh, with President Muhammadu Buhari’s order that they be immediately paid …
  • A three-decade 'moving picture' of young Australians' study, work, and life 14 Aug 2020 12:31 The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) unpack the lives of young Australians as they leave school, enter further study or the workforce and make the transition into adulthood. The latest findings are now available for the group of young people …
  • Brits told to define 'essential travel' themselves when FCO changes its advice 14 Aug 2020 12:21 Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the FCO has been continually reviewing its advice for Brits planning trips abroad. In some cases such as Spain and Portugal, the government has advised against 'all but essential travel'. As it continues to …
  • Pico Strengthens Its Global Data Center Presence With New Taiwan Colocation Facility - Pico To Interconnect All Financial Markets In APAC, Through Its Connectivity Presence And On-Net Offering 14 Aug 2020 12:15 Pico, a leading provider of technology services for the financial markets community, today announced a new managed colocation facility at Chunghwa Telecom’s CHT Taipei IDC in Banqiao, New Taipei City.  Pico is providing its own local Intellihands service …
  • Resilient Design, Is Resilience The New Sustainability? 14 Aug 2020 11:55 When we first hear the word “resilience”, we instantly think about the ability to recover quickly and bounce back. In construction industry, resilient design is said to be a well thought design of buildings in order to respond to the natural disasters and …
  • ‘Sponge city’: China tries new tack after centuries of trying to curb floods 14 Aug 2020 11:36 In Chongqing’s ramshackle neighborhood of Old Street, down by the Yangtze River, shopkeeper Liu cleans up the mess from last month’s floods. She lines up dozens of pairs of sodden, mud-caked shoes on the pavement outside, appealing hopefully to a passerby. …
  • The Japanese Surrender During World War II: A Sailor's Perspective 14 Aug 2020 09:38 In remembrance of the day Japan first agreed to surrender, Aug. 15, the latest article from “Beyond the World War II We Know,” a series by The Times that documents lesser-known stories from the war, is a look back by James Stavridis, a retired United …
  • Japan aims to send flying cars into Tokyo skies in only three years 14 Aug 2020 09:21 The Japanese government hopes to see flying cars in the skies above the country's major cities in only three years.  The vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) industry, with a particular focus on renewable, electric power systems, is of interest to many …
  • Gulf Power returns from Northeast after helping support power restoration following Hurricane Isaias 14 Aug 2020 06:15 PENSACOLA, Florida – Gulf Power crews are returning home safely today from New Jersey after restoring power to thousands of customers that were left in the dark following Hurricane Isaias. Gulf Power sent nearly 70 lineworkers and support personnel, along …
  • Trump Scraps Rule On Potent Greenhouse Gas As Climate Disasters Mount 14 Aug 2020 05:57 The Trump administration rescinded regulations on methane Thursday, allowing oil and gas companies to keep emitting a powerful climate-changing gas even as a wave of droughts, powerful storms and extreme heat hit the country.  The Environmental Protection …
  • PH will have less rice imports due to limited global supply 14 Aug 2020 05:22 The Philippines, the world’s top rice importer, is seen to import less rice next year but it’s not going to be intentional. There’s just simply not enough rice to import from the global market. The latest Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) …
  • Civil society in times of crisis: Post-partition and now in COVID-19 14 Aug 2020 02:57 We are in a unique moment in global history with the Covid-19 pandemic. The entire world is living through something that no one in our lifetime has experienced before. This moment is extraordinary, unprecedented, and overwhelming, requiring an exceptional …
  • Military-civil ties: Social contracts and alternative imaginings of the 'Nation-State' 14 Aug 2020 02:57 Nations may be born in the hearts of poets, but it takes the deliberative action of a collective to lend substance to their being. Nations have to be made; they are the products of the exercise of agency. In lieu of Anderson’s understanding of nations as …
  • OPINION: C Spire on a mission to be known as No. 1 internet service provider in Alabama 14 Aug 2020 01:46 By Ben Moncrief, guest op-ed Alabama loves excellence.  Nowhere is this on greater display than the typical fall Saturday when folks across this beautiful state watch their teams do battle on the college gridiron.  Whether it’s down on The Plains, in the …
  • New tech to help dams withstand natural disasters 14 Aug 2020 01:07 By Express News Service KOCHI: Thankachen Thottathil, a small-scale metal crusher businessman for more than 25 years who has worked for several industries and CIAL, has come up with new technology to make dams and bridges that can withstand natural …
  • Fire Victims in Denver Receive Support and Services from American Red Cross 14 Aug 2020 00:21 Image: Pexels.com The American Red Cross of Colorado is assisting residents that experienced a building fire Saturday, August 8 in Denver. The building fire took place in the Pine Creek Apartment complex located within the 600 block of S. Dayton Street …
  • Fist pumps, coughing fits, and royal weddings: Wendy Petrie's best 1 News moments 13 Aug 2020 23:35 Wendy Petrie ends her time as co-anchor of 1 News at Six tonight. For the past 14 years, Petrie has been NZ's familiar and poised face of TVNZ 1's evening news, covering tragic events to royal weddings and everything in between. She began her news …
  • Tennessee weekly unemployment claims drop; Labor Department 'evaluating' Trump's order 13 Aug 2020 23:04 Tennessee saw another slight drop in new unemployment claims last week as 10,036 Tennesseans filed first-time claims, marking a new low since mid-March. This is down from the week ending Aug. 1, during which 11,690 people filed new claims — a significant …
  • Death toll from storm rises in Iowa as power outages persist 13 Aug 2020 22:26 David Pitt and Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press Updated 5:16 pm CDT, Thursday, August 13, 2020 The roof and back half of the building is exposed at Camden Amusement in northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, following damaging winds …
  • Acorn Energy, Inc. (ACFN) CEO Jan Loeb on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 13 Aug 2020 21:28 Acorn Energy, Inc. (OTC:ACFN) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 13, 2020 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Tracy Clifford - Chief Financial Officer Jan Loeb - Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Richard Sosa - Private Investor Peter …
  • USDA outlines assistance programs in wake of derecho 13 Aug 2020 21:20 Assistance is available for agricultural producers in the Midwest affected by the recent severe weather. “Our agricultural producers provide Americans and consumers around the world with such abundance, it’s critical that we stand with them when …
  • Woodlands board appointee Nelson seeks to keep seat in Nov. 3... 13 Aug 2020 21:13 Jason J Nelson, a senior pastor at Rose Hill United Methodist Church, announced his candidacy for The Woodlands Township Board of Directors in late April after he was appointed to the Position 2 seat to replace retired director Brian Boniface. He filed …
  • America can't afford to ignore the foodservice distribution industry 13 Aug 2020 20:40 The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the foodservice distribution industry has been devastating. Foodservice distribution is an enormous yet relatively unknown industry, which before the pandemic, totaled more than $300 billion in annual sales and …
  • Exclusive | Sonia Gandhi demands withdrawal of EIA notification 13 Aug 2020 19:59 The government has a social obligation to protect the environment; it must withdraw the Draft EIA 2020 Notification The Sanskrit words, Prakriti Rakshati Rakshita, greet visitors at the Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, the home of the Ministry of Environment, …
  • PREACHER’S POINT: There comes a point 13 Aug 2020 18:30 By Timothy Johnson Preacher’s Point God is love (1 John 4:8), but God is also “a consuming fire” (Deuteronomy 4:24; Hebrews 12:29). Both aspects, love and consuming fire, are seen in the book of Jeremiah. Israel had forsaken God and fallen into sin. The …

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