Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021
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Youngest Manchester Arena victim Saffie Roussos “could have survived” says family
BBC, 18 Jan 2021
The youngest victim of the Manchester Arena bombing could have survived the attack, if she'd received better first aid, according to her family.
Saffie Roussos, who was eight, died in the attack in May 2017. Experts appointed by her family to investigate what happened, have found she was awake and talking for some time after the explosion.
Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Judith Moritz, who spoke exclusively to Saffie's father Andrew.
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Trump 'gutted' U.S. immigration system, says DHS chief
Reuters, 02 Mar 2021
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas criticized the Trump administration's immigration during a White House press briefing.
Vaccine equity pits rural against urban America
AP, 02 Mar 2021
The U.S. vaccine campaign has heightened tensions between rural and urban America, where educators in urban counties are driving hours to rural areas to get vaccinated.
Yemen's blind nine-year-old war-zone school teacher
BBC, 02 Mar 2021
In Taiz, Yemen, hundreds of children arrive for lessons each day in the ruins of a school near front-line fighting between the government and Houthi rebels.
State Department spokesman says US is 'ready' to talk with Iran
AFP, 02 Mar 2021
The United States is "ready to reengage in meaningful diplomacy" with Iran, says US State Department spokesman Ned Price at a news briefing, after Tehran rejected the idea of a ...
Biden administration to expand housing space for unaccompanied immigrant children
CBS, 02 Mar 2021
The Biden administration is taking steps to expand housing access for unaccompanied immigrant children, as the number of minors crossing the border without a guardian is sharply...
Coronavirus: BC rolls out COVID-19 vaccination plan for those over 80 |LIVE
CA, 02 Mar 2021
B.C. provincial health officials have decided to spread the doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to 16 weeks.
Pipeline worker says the Biden admin took his livelihood away from him
FOX, 02 Mar 2021
Jason Jernigan, a laid-off Keystone XL Pipeline worker, says if he were to take a job working for a solar panel company instead, he would be taking a $35-an-hour pay cut, accord...
Man-made famine set to overrun Yemen, United Nations warns
CNN, 02 Mar 2021
The United Nations is warning that the situation in Yemen is so bad that it is on the verge of sliding into a famine not see anywhere in the world in decades.
School abduction: Hundreds of girls missing in Nigeria's Zamfara
DW, 02 Mar 2021
Hundreds of girls from the Nigerian town of Jangebe are still missing after gunmen attacked a school and took 317 hostages.
Kashmir students return to school after one year of closure
Al Jazeera, 02 Mar 2021
Students in Indian-administered Kashmir are returning to the classroom nearly one year after the pandemic forced schools to close.
Fact-Checking Trump's CPAC Speech On Election Lies | NBC News NOW
NBC, 02 Mar 2021
NBC News’ Jane Timm fact-checks former President Donald Trump’s CPAC speech, where he attempted to relitigate the 2020 election results and take credit for the Pfizer vaccine.
47 Hong Kong opposition activists charged with subversion under national security law
SCMP, 01 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Hong Kong police have charged 47 activists and former opposition lawmakers with conspiring to sub...
Amanat Buys Cambridge Medical Center From TVM Capital
Bloomberg, 01 Mar 2021
Mar.01 -- Mohamad Hamade, chief executive officer of Amanat, discusses the purchase of Cambridge Medical Center.
Live: Natural beauty – China's widest waterfall – Ep. 2
CGTN, 01 Mar 2021
Nuorilang Waterfall is located in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province.
'COVigilance' in Israel | Electronic bracelets for those coming from abroad prompt concerns
RT, 01 Mar 2021
The Israeli government's proposal to introduce electronic bracelets to ensure people self-isolate on returning from abroad has prompted debates and mixed reaction from citizens.
France's Sarkozy faces jail sentence, denies corruption pact
FRANCE24, 01 Mar 2021
The verdict is expected on Monday in a landmark #corruption and influence-peddling #trial that has put French former President Nicolas #Sarkozy at risk of a prison sentence if h...
Golden Globes: The Crown cleans up as Emma Corrin and Josh O'Connor win awards
Telegraph, 01 Mar 2021
The Crown stars Emma Corrin and Josh O'Connor were the toast of the virtual Golden Globes as British actors dominated the virtual ceremony.
Voices of long Covid: ‘We are the people that never recovered’
Guardian, 01 Mar 2021
From struggling to breathe and move – to aches and fevers that never went away – there are thousands of people who say they are experiencing symptoms months after first contract...
IN FULL: Former US president Donald Trump hints at 2024 run in first speech since losing Presidency
Sky, 01 Mar 2021
Watch live: Donald Trump makes his first public appearance since
U.S. reserves right to sanction Saudi crown prince, says White House
Reuters, 02 Mar 2021
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that the U.S. reserves the right to sanction Mohammed bin Salman in the future if necessary, after Washington named the Saudi crown pr...