Friday, Apr 16, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Hunt for Brazil variant in UK narrowed as vaccines show more encouraging signs
ITV, 03 Mar 2021
There was more proof today that the coronavirus vaccines are working. In the general population in England, a quarter of people have anti-bodies - and ...
Health experts testify on Capitol hill as variants fuel a rise in coronavirus cases
CBS, 16 Apr 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci estimates the daily U.S. coronavirus infection rate needs to drop to 10,000 before Americans can "move on with their lives." That rate is hovering around 60,00...
Unused Vaccines Are Piling Up Across U.S.
Bloomberg, 16 Apr 2021
Apr.15 -- Many U.S. states and cities have a growing surplus
Daunte Wright’s Family Speaks Out After Ex-Police Officer Appears In Court
NBC, 16 Apr 2021
Daunte Wright’s family is demanding justice after the 20-year-old was killed by former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter during a traffic stop.
Chicago releases video of fatal shooting of teen
AP, 16 Apr 2021
Chicago’s police review board released body camera video on Thursday of a police officer’s fatal shooting of teenager Adam Toledo last month.
I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, what now?
BBC, 16 Apr 2021
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention are reviewing data after six recipients of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine exhibited a rare blood clot.
Reggaeton megastar Nicky Jam arrives at the Latin American Music Awards
AFP, 16 Apr 2021
Reggaeton megastar and actor Nicky Jam poses for pictures on the red carpet at the Latin American Music Awards in Sunrise, Florida.
Media, Dems pushed 'debunked' Russia bounty story for months
FOX, 16 Apr 2021
Biden's intelligence walk back claims pushed during the election;
No choice but to retaliate | Moscow responds to new US sanctions
RT, 16 Apr 2021
The White House says it is expelling Russian diplomatic staff and imposing a wave of new sanctions.
Beyond the Mountains: Life in Xinjiang
CGTN, 16 Apr 2021
Tianshan Mountains, stretching for thousands of miles across China's northwestern frontier, divides the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in half – the relatively affluent north ...
BC could hit 3,000 new COVID-19 cases a day if contact trends don’t go down: health officials | FULL
CA, 16 Apr 2021
British Columbia reported more than 1,200 new COVID-19 cases for the fourth time in eight days, along with three additional deaths on Thursday.
Fauci fires back at Rep. Jim Jordan during heated exchange about pandemic
CNN, 16 Apr 2021
Republican Rep. Jim Jordan and the nation's top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a heated exchange Thursday over the country's Covid-19 mitigation measures, ...
Ex- cop Derek Chauvin not to testify in George Floyd murder trial
Sky, 16 Apr 2021
The trial of the man accused of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis began more than two weeks ago.
Chauvin waives right to testify, defense rests case
Reuters, 16 Apr 2021
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on trial for the deadly arrest of George Floyd, waived his right to testify to the jury as prosecution and defense teams rested t...
Ousted Myanmar ambassador faces eviction, appeals for UK government help
SCMP, 16 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar’s ousted ambassador to the UK, appealed to the British government for hel...
Covid-19: New medical equipment facility to be launched in Africa - Eye on Africa
FRANCE24, 16 Apr 2021
In tonight's edition: As Africa races to stay ahead of the pressures caused by the pandemic, a new programme is created to help strained healthcare providers on the continent ge...
George Floyd: Derek Chauvin stays silent at murder trial and will not take the stand
ITV, 16 Apr 2021
Former police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of killing George Floyd, will not testify at his murder trial.
'Justice isn't even a word to me': Daunte Wright's parents speak out after shooting
Guardian, 16 Apr 2021
The family of Daunte Wright expressed their grief and shock after he was shot dead by a white police officer in Minnesota last Sunday.
Chile, Israel and the problem with vaccinations
DW, 16 Apr 2021
Remember the first COVID-19 vaccine jabs? They gave us hope that life might return to what it was before the pandemic.
🇫🇷 Is France legalising Islamophobia? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 16 Apr 2021
As Ramadan begins this week, many Muslims in France are bracing themselves for the passage of a controversial new law.
Daunte Wright: Family call for stronger charges after police officer charged with manslaughter
Telegraph, 16 Apr 2021
Daunte Wright's mother, Katie, said the idea of "justice" for her son's death was meaningless during a briefing at the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis.