Skateboarding at the Olympics, The Power of Yes and an Adventurous Gnome | Today’s News | 8-5-16

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. When I was younger, watching the Olympics was always a family event. I loved the look of wonder on my kids’ faces as they watched the athletes performing almost superhuman feats of strength and speed. Well, this year, there is another reason for kids to tune in to the games – karate, skateboarding, climbing and surfing have been added to the lineup!

Join us as we discuss the Olympics, the latest on the knife attack in the UK, an article about the power of “yes” (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susie-moore/9-ways-saying-yes-will-change-your-life_b_10243504.html) and a feel good story about Leonard the Garden Gnome.

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Meryl Streep Shines, the Olympic Torch Arrives and London Grieves | Today’s News | 8-4-16

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. The Olympics have always been a symbol of unity and hope. In a world tormented by war, terrorism and political chaos, the games are a shining example that we can come together as one world to celebrate excellence and support our country’s peacefully.

Join us as we discuss the arrival of the Olympic torch in Rio, a tragic knife attack in London, the latest on the situation in Syria, Meryl Streep’s latest project and a feel good story about sustainability. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat!

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Here are are few links to help you find out more about today’s stories:

London Knife Attack

http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/03/europe/london-knife-attack/index.html

Syria Battle Continues

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-36961184

Dubai Plane Crashes on Landing

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/03/middleeast/dubai-airport-emirates-flight-emergency-landing/

The Olympic Torch Arrived in Rio

Olympic Torch Arrives in Rio de Janeiro Ready to Open Games

Meryl Streep Still Shines

http://www.wsj.com/articles/meryl-streep-a-league-of-her-own-1469725274

Sustainability in the UK

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/30/england-plastic-bag-usage-drops-85-per-cent-since-5p-charged-introduced

A Genetically Engineered “Living Hip,” a Solar Deal and a New Space Race | Today’s News | 8-3-16

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. Like Helen Mirren, I believe that women today are living in exciting times. Of course, we still face important issues, but, on the whole, the good outweighs the bad. One area that I am especially excited about is the expansion of science and technology. In addition to covering today’s world news, I’d like to share three technology stories that have important implications for our community.

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Reversing Aging in Older Adults and Teaching Kids Kindness | Today’s News | 8-2-16

Good morning! Most women my age are highly skeptical of anti-aging creams and potions. There’s a good reason for this… most of them simply don’t do anything! At the same time, most of us would like to have more energy and strength to explore the world. If scientists ever come up with a genuine process for reversing aging, many of us would find it hard to turn down. I know I would!

Join us as we discuss a study that claims to have found a hormone that may reverse aging in humans, a good news story about teaching kids kindness, the latest on Typhoon Nida, a Zika Warning in Miami and much more!

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A Female Governor in Tokyo, a Ferocious Storm and Five Secrets to Happiness | Today’s News | 8-1-16

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. Now that the Democratic and Republican conventions are over, I want to take a break from U.S. politics and talk about a few things that we can all do to feel happier every day, according to science.

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WikiLeaks Boasts, Weightlifters Banned and Wildfires Burn | Today’s News | 7-31-16

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. Well, just when you thought the U.S. presidential election couldn’t get more chaotic, Julian Assange, editor at WikiLeaks, has boasted that his organization is ready to release additional documents from the Hillary Clinton campaign.

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An End to Grey Hair, a New Zika Case and a Powerful Memorial | Today’s News | 7-30-2016

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. The women in our community have powerful opinions about going grey. Some women love their grey hair, while others, like me, continue to dye it blond, brown or even pink! Well, if you fall into the color camp, I have good news. According to scientists, we may have finally found the gene responsible for grey hair. This is a step towards reversing the process.

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The Importance of Values in Society, Politics and Ourselves | Today’s News | 7-28-2016

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. Values are so important in every aspect of our lives. As the Republican and Democratic conventions draw to a close, most Americans say that they want to support a candidate who shares their values. In the wider world, it is possible to see the conflicts that we are facing as a clash of values. Even getting the most from life after 60 relies, in part, in cultivating positive values in ourselves.

Join us as we discuss the economic crisis in Venezuela, the latest from the Democratic convention, a good news story about an elephant being freed from chains after 30 years and much more!

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Prince Harry’s Regret, Europe’s Security and the Democratic Party’s Choice | Today’s News | 7-27-16

Good morning! Here’s today’s news. Few people have captured the imagination of the world more strongly than Princess Diana. Of course, famous people aren’t just icons. They are also mothers and fathers, sons and daughters. In today’s media-obsessed culture, this is more important to remember than ever. Recently, her son, Prince Harry, spoke about her death and the grieving process in general. His words are important for anyone who has lost someone close to them. Join us as we discuss Hillary Clinton’s official nomination as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, the security situation in Europe and some fun facts about Helen Mirren. I’ll also announce who won the cute little bag from Bali that I showed you yesterday. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat!

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Colorful Convention Speeches, 90s Nostalgia and Helen Mirren’s Birthday | Today’s News | 7-26-2016

Good morning! Well, the Democratic convention is underway and all signs are pointing to it being just as colorful and fascinating as the recently finished Republican convention. Join us as we discuss the highlights from this important event, the tragic events in Florida and Japan, the final landing of the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane and a feel-good story about the 1990s. Oh, and today is Helen Mirren’s 71st birthday. So, let’s all wish her many happy returns of the day!

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