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Trump impeachment explained
BBC, 10 Feb 2021
Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial opens on Tuesday, almost a year after his first.
He’s accused of inciting the 6 Jan attack on the Capitol by a crowd of his supporters. But members of his Republican party are mostly standing by him.
What’s the case against him and what are the chances of a conviction?
The BBC's Paul Adams explains.
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Take a tour of Paris' famed rooftops
Reuters, 01 Mar 2021
Rooftop workers who upkeep Paris' zinc-covered roofs and give the city an aerial view of a distinct color palette, are seeking UNESCO's recognition for their craft.
Lewandowski previews Trump's CPAC address as 'one to remember'
FOX, 28 Feb 2021
Former Trump campaign senior adviser Corey Lewandowski anticipates the former president's speech.
Canadian government needs to take more action on international human rights abuses: Khan
CA, 28 Feb 2021
On this week’s edition of ‘The West Block: Politics, Perspectives, and Players’ Mercedes Stephenson interviews Director of Advocacy and Media Relations for the Rohingya Human Ri...
Five civilians killed in Yemen port bombardment
AFP, 28 Feb 2021
Five civilians including a child have been killed after their home was destroyed in a bombardment near the strategic rebel-held Red Sea port of Hodeida, the latest violence in Y...
Hungary: Orban is rebuilding Budapest with a look to the past | Focus on Europe
DW, 28 Feb 2021
Hungarian Prime Minister Orban is relying on power architecture from a bygone era to demonstrate power – he is rebuilding the capital according to pre-war plans.
Martinique protesters seek accountability for pesticide poisoning
Al Jazeera, 28 Feb 2021
Thousands of protesters in the French overseas territory of Martinique have called on judges not to throw out a long-delayed case on pesticide poisoning.
Today in History for February 28th
AP, 28 Feb 2021
Highlights of this day in history: Scientists discover DNA's double-helix structure; The Branch Davidian standoff begins in Waco, Texas; Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is kil...
Maid in Lebanon: 'My employer treats me like a slave'
BBC, 28 Feb 2021
Hundreds of foreign domestic maids were dumped outside their embassies last summer in Lebanon after the families they worked for could no longer afford their wages.
How a 'religious extremist' fabricates a Xinjiang 'genocide' report
CGTN, 28 Feb 2021
In recent months, the U.S. government has repeatedly accused China of "genocide" against the Uygur population in its northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Donald Trump supporters gather for his return in Florida
Sky, 28 Feb 2021
Supporters of Donald Trump have gathered in Florida ahead of his first major speech since his presidency ended.
'I don't recognise that': Rishi Sunak pressed on possible pre-election reversal of tax rises
Guardian, 28 Feb 2021
Rishi Sunak dismissed reports he had told a group of Conservative MPs that raising taxes in the 2021 budget would allow him to cut them ahead of the 2024 election.
Dallas store sells Ted Cruz pinatas mocking his Mexico trip
RT, 28 Feb 2021
In a bid to mock Ted Cruz's recent trip to Cancun during a deadly winter storm that left millions in his state struggling without power and water, a party-supply store in Dallas...
Chancellor denies plan to rise taxes and then cut them before election
Telegraph, 28 Feb 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak answers questions on tax rises ahead of Wednesday's Budget on The Andrew Marr Show.
Several people killed as security forces open fire on Myanmar protesters
FRANCE24, 28 Feb 2021
Myanmar police opened fire on protesters on Sunday killing at least four people and wounding several in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations across the country against a...
'Really frightening’: George Takei responds to rise in anti-Asian violence
CNN, 28 Feb 2021
The US has seen a rise in violence against Asian-Americans, almost all of which, according to police, are attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.
New York’s Chinatown on edge after Asian man stabbed in back
SCMP, 28 Feb 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Crowds of New Yorkers gathered in lower Manhattan on February 27, 2021, to protest against anti-A...
Nightly News Full Broadcast (February 27th)
NBC, 28 Feb 2021
FDA grants emergency use authorization for third Covid-19 vaccine
Popular L.A. restaurant closes after high-tech "dine and dash" scheme
CBS, 28 Feb 2021
Though many restaurants remain closed during the pandemic, dining and dashing still remains a problem, and even forced one Los Angeles restaurant owner to close up shop.
Prince William and Kate urge people to get Covid vaccine
ITV, 28 Feb 2021
Prince William said he and Kate "wholeheartedly support" Covid vaccines and warned against "rumours and misinformation" about them.
WMBB, 28 Feb 2021