Global National: August 2, 2021 | Vaccine hesitant Canadians letting thousands of doses go to waste


Canada's COVID-19 vaccination numbers are starting to plateau, despite having enough vaccines to inoculate all eligible Canadians. But thousands of Moderna vaccine doses are about to expire and could end up being wasted. Seán O'Shea explains why some people are refusing to get this shot.In the United States, despite its vaccination efforts, that country is now facing record-high COVID-19 hospitalizations in several states, as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads and vaccinations stagnate. Jackson Proskow hears from one patient who now deeply regrets not getting inoculated.Meanwhile at the Tokyo Olympics, Canadian women continue to make history after Team Canada beat Team USA at the women's soccer semi-finals, ending a 20-year winning streak. As Crystal Goomansingh explains, this will be Canada's first time at the women's soccer finals.Political drama is also unfolding at the Summer Games, as Poland grants Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya a humanitarian visa because she fears for her safety. Redmond Shannon explains what Tsimanouskaya is accusing her team of, and how Belarusian authorities have allegedly tortured critics ever since the country's disputed 2020 election.Caryn Lieberman reports on how Canada's troubled travel agency industry is sending out an SOS to Ottawa, after getting pummelled during the pandemic. And, Ross Lord explains why marine biologists are warning the small capelin fish now faces extinction, and why that could mean major consequences for Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry and the ocean food chain.Plus, hordes of grasshoppers have invaded Lethbridge, Alta., terrifying people as the they ravage crops and multiply like never before. Heather Yourex-West looks how climate change is a factor in this population explosion.For more info, please go to Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: Like Global News on Facebook HERE: Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: #GlobalNews

Lebanon marks two years since the start of its popular uprising • FRANCE 24 English Videos

Lebanon on Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of its popular uprising when demonstrators took to the streets against government corruption and austerity measures in the biggest protest movement the country has seen in years.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: 🔴 LIVE - Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here:🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Discover the news in pictures on Instagram:

CBS Weekend News, October 16, 2021 Breaking News

Supply chain disruptions in the U.S. are fueling record-high prices for everyday items. As prices soar and shelves empty, experts warn that low-income Americans and small businesses will be left most vulnerable. Lilia Luciano reports; Volunteers of TOU…

Russian film crew return to earth after filming for the world’s first movie in orbit Videos

The crew of a Soyuz space capsule safely disembarked onto the steppes of Kazakhstan on Sunday.The craft, carrying Russian actor Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko, who returned to Earth after filming scenes for the world's first movie in orbit - left the International Space Station (ISS) earlier on Sunday. It's a project the Kremlin said would help burnish the nation’s space glory.Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube:

President of Mexico Denies Having Interest in Adopting Bitcoin as Legal Tender Breaking News

mexicoThe President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, denied having any interest in adopting cryptocurrencies as legal tender in the country. The statements, offered in a press conference in the National Palace this week, also confirmed that the Mexican government will keep dealing with the financial matters of the country in a traditional and orthodox […]

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP Sir David Amess Videos

Hundreds of people attended a candlelit vigil in memory of MP Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death while meeting constituents.Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness at Belfairs sports ground in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex on Saturday to honour Sir David, who was killed the day before.Continue reading: to the Evening Standard on YouTube:

Coronavirus in numbers: UK records 148 more deaths Videos

The Government said a further 148 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 138,527.Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube:

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering MP is further detained Videos

A 25 year old man arrested on suspicion of murdering MP Sir David Amess has been further detained under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and is in custody at a London police station.The name the police have for the suspect is Ali Harbi Ali, the PA news agency understands.Continue reading: to the Evening Standard on YouTube: