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NC GOP censures Sen. Richard Burr over his vote to convict Trump
CNN, 16 Feb 2021
North Carolina GOP Chairman Michael Watley joins CNN's John Berman to discuss their vote to censure Sen. Richard Burr over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump.
Kevin McCarthy: Socialists have brought this 'swamp' back
FOX, 01 Mar 2021
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., argues that the majority of the proposed package addresses ‘non-COVID’ goals.
UK says more than 20 million vaccinated
Reuters, 01 Mar 2021
More than 20 million people across the UK have received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot as the country makes progress with Europe’s fastest vaccination program.
Trump supporters gather for his first post-presidency speech
AFP, 01 Mar 2021
Supporters of former US President Donald Trump gather outside the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, where Trump will make his first speech since leav...
One Year After Covid Shutdown, Signs of Hope Emerge | Meet The Press | NBC News
NBC, 01 Mar 2021
It was almost a year ago that the country began shutting down from Covid, and for the first time there seems to be real reason for cautious optimism.
Who's responsible for Rohingya refugees rescued at sea? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 01 Mar 2021
Nearly 2,500 Rohingya refugees risked their lives last year by taking dangerous boat journeys.
Germany: Solidarity between Jews and Muslims in Halle | Focus on Europe
DW, 01 Mar 2021
Halle's Jewish community is helping a Muslim businessman affected by the attack in 2019.
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...
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...
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