· Friday briefing: US roils with George Floyd death protests →
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets for another night of mass demonstrations as anger over the death of George Floyd continues to sweep the US.
The New York Times
· Why Are All the Exes Texting? →
I got swept up falling in love with Dylan.
· Modi 2.0: BJP plans over 500 digital rallies to mark first anniversary →
In the Lok Sabha elections held in 2019, BJP under the leadership of Narendra Modi swept back to power, winning 303 of the 545 seats in the Lok Sabha.
The Japan Times
· People turn to legendary Japanese bird in hope of ending coronavirus pandemic →
The bird, called “yogen no tori,” introduced by the Yamanashi Prefectural Museum to the public in April, is said to have prophesied a cholera outbreak that swept through Japan in the late 19th century and offered protection to those who prayed to it.
· Australian pubs face a long road back after lockdown →
When lockdowns swept across the nation in March and closed pub doors, they sent a ripple through the wider industry that hit the nation's brewing giants immediately.
· The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) CEO Bharat Masrani on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript →
Deposit volumes excluding the TD Ameritrade sweep deposits were up 10% including 8% growth in the core consumer checking accounts.
The China Post
· “Athlete A” gymnast Nichols, OU QB Hurts Big 12 top athletes →
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Two-time NCAA all-around champion gymnast Maggie Nichols and Heisman Trophy runner-up Jalen Hurts were honored Thursday the Big 12 Athletes of the Year, giving Oklahoma a sweep of the conference’s top individual awards for the third time in five years.
· Clap for carers: UK pays tribute to key workers for tenth and possibly final week →
The weekly clap for carers event has swept the UK, a tribute that its organiser said will be the last of its kind.
· Larry Kramer Knew That an Honest Debate Was a Rude One →
After all, these were some of the same men whom Faggots portrayed as individuals trying to maintain their own selfhood while being swept along, as everyone must be, by history and culture.
· Latin America's slums facing losing battle against virus spread →
As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe, Latin America's slum dwellers waited defenseless in its path.