Saturday, Apr 17, 2021
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Many killed in Mozambique attack by suspected Islamist insurgents
Sky, 29 Mar 2021
Dozens of people have been killed following an attack on the town of Palma in northern Mozambique.
Meryl Knox's 40-year-old son Adrian Nel was shot dead in a vehicle he was trying to escape in with his father and younger brother.
They were fleeing after dozens of people were trapped inside a hotel in the town of Palma, which has been under attack by militants since Wednesday.
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Mother of Wright's child tearfully describes loss
AP, 17 Apr 2021
Chyna Whitaker, the mother of Daunte Wright Jr., tearfully describes
Tens of thousands flee north Nigeria town after jihadist attacks
AFP, 17 Apr 2021
Tens of thousands of people have fled the northeastern Nigeria town of Damasak following jihadist attacks that killed more than 20 people, local officials and the UN said.
San Antonio Police Detail Fatal Shoutout That Started As Traffic Stop | NBC News NOW
NBC, 17 Apr 2021
Two people are dead after a fatal shootout between a San Antonio officer and a driver during a traffic stop.
'The Five' defend Jim Jordan's heated moment with Fauci on Capitol Hill
FOX, 17 Apr 2021
Sean Duffy says Dr. Fauci should have been able to answer the
Bringing COVID-19 pandemic "under control" tops agenda for U.S., Japan, Biden says | FULL
CA, 17 Apr 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday that bringing the COVID-19 pandemic “under control” tops the agenda for both the United States and Japan during a press conference with Japa...
Appeal for calm as video shows 13-year-old shot dead by Chicago policeman
BBC, 17 Apr 2021
The mayor of Chicago has appealed for calm after the release of footage showing an unarmed boy aged 13 being shot dead by a policeman last month.
Republicans who voted to overturn election raised less cash
Reuters, 17 Apr 2021
U.S. House Republicans who supported former President Donald Trump's attempt to overturn his election defeat on average raised less in campaign funds in the first three months o...
Gun safety groups call for federal background check legislation
CBS, 17 Apr 2021
As the U.S. grapples with a growing number of mass shootings nationwide, several gun safety activist groups are fighting to stop the upward trend.
Brooke Baldwin says goodbye after final CNN show
CNN, 17 Apr 2021
Brooke Baldwin bids farewell to the "Newsroom" audience and her CNN family after being with company for more than 10 years.
Will U.S. sanctions work against Russia? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 17 Apr 2021
The White House says the measures are a retaliation against a major Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, election interference and other hostile acts.
How Anthony Hopkins Inhabits ‘The Father’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 17 Apr 2021
A corridor. A cupboard. A caregiver. These may seem like innocuous elements in the domestic drama “The Father,” but when they change from one scene to another, they throw both t...
Chicago police release footage of shooting of unarmed 13-year-old
DW, 16 Apr 2021
Chicago police release a much-debated video. It contains footage from a police officer's body camera that appears to show a 13-year-old boy dropping a handgun, then raising his ...
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are handed suspended sentences
Guardian, 16 Apr 2021
A group of high-profile activists including the media mogul Jimmy Lai have been sentenced to jail terms of up to 18 months for organising or attending 'unauthorised assemblies'.
From grassland to the stage: Erjanat's dream of dancing
CGTN, 16 Apr 2021
As a college student in Ili, Xinjiang, Erjanat Nurkidir's biggest aspiration is to become a dancer and spread Xinjiang's traditional culture.
Russian MiG-31 escorts US reconnaissance aircraft off Kamchatka coast
RT, 16 Apr 2021
A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet has escorted an American RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Pacific Ocean along the southeastern coast of Kamchatka.
Police tear-smoke warning souvenirs offered at Hong Kong National Security Education Day
SCMP, 16 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Riot police souvenirs were on display at Hong Kong’s National Security Education Day on April 15,...
Alex Salmond refuses to apologise after trial as Alba Party seeks election success
Sky, 16 Apr 2021
The newly launched Alba Party is hoping for lots of seats in the forthcoming Scottish election however during an interview with Sky's Adam Boulton, their leader Alex Salmond ref...
Ukraine-Russia tensions: Zelensky, Macron and Merkel hold security talks
FRANCE24, 16 Apr 2021
Ukrainian President Volodymyr #Zelenskyy is holding talks on Friday with French President Emmanuel #Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel amid growing tensions with #Russia...
Joe Biden announces tough new sanctions on Russia
Telegraph, 16 Apr 2021
Joe Biden imposed tough new economic sanctions on Moscow, and expelled 10 Russian diplomats, over the same SolarWinds hack that caused chaos to US government computer systems la...
Biden talks partnership plans with Japan
AP, 17 Apr 2021
President Joe Biden unveiled a series of commitments he has agreed to with the Prime Minister of Japan.