Friday, Apr 16, 2021
Focus on the big picture
New Zealand residents seek refuge on hill after tsunami alert
AFP, 05 Mar 2021
People walk to the top of a hill as tsunami sirens ring through the Bay of Islands, in the far north of New Zealand's North Island.
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Indiana FedEx shooting leaves at least 8 dead
FOX, 16 Apr 2021
Death toll includes gunman, police say; Jim Hanson, president of Security Studies, with insight.
Latin AMA stars step back into the spotlight
AP, 16 Apr 2021
Carrie Underwood and DavidBisbal team up for the Latin AMA event in Miami - while Anitta, Ziggy Marley and Pisco 21 get used to playing live again, after lockdown.
Global chip shortage to last into 2022: Semiconductor giant TSMC
Al Jazeera, 16 Apr 2021
The global economy is another focus of the talks between US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Mass Casualty Shooting At Indianapolis FedEx Facility | NBC News
NBC, 16 Apr 2021
At least eight people are dead plus the suspect after a shooting at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis airport.
Escaping the anti-vax conspiracy rabbit hole
BBC, 16 Apr 2021
Catherine grew up in a family that lived an alternative lifestyle. When social media became a big part of her life, she became a huge believer in anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
Last week, Covid-19 killed 3 people every minute in Brazil
CNN, 16 Apr 2021
Experts warn Brazil could soon suffer an "unimaginable loss of lives" if it doesn't change course in its fight against coronavirus.
Windsor prepares for Prince Philip's funerals
AFP, 16 Apr 2021
Images of police presence and tributes to Prince Philip in the streets of Windsor as the town prepares for the funerals of Queen Elizabeth's husband, dead at 99.
At least eight dead in Indianapolis shooting
Reuters, 16 Apr 2021
A gunman shot eight people dead and wounded several others at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis before taking his own life, police said.
German Bundestag debates national COVID 'emergency brake'
DW, 16 Apr 2021
Europe is in the grips of an intense third wave in the coronavirus pandemic. In France, more than 100,000 people have now died from COVID-19.
At least 8 killed at FedEx facility in Indianapolis
CBS, 16 Apr 2021
At least eight people were killed at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. At least four people were hospitalized, including one person with critical injuries.
Charges laid after woman records man allegedly stalking her through downtown Vancouver
CA, 16 Apr 2021
A 33-year-old man has been arrested in an alleged stalking case that garnered significant attention after a video was shared online.
Unused Vaccines Are Piling Up Across U.S.
Bloomberg, 16 Apr 2021
Apr.15 -- Many U.S. states and cities have a growing surplus
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 ...
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.
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.
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.