Saturday, Apr 17, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Local man showcases new spirit brand with cocktail competition
WMBB, 04 Mar 2021
Local man showcases new spirit brand with cocktail competition.
Keith Urban, Mickey Guyton have chemistry as ACM hosts
AP, 17 Apr 2021
Country stars Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton are hosting the ACM Awards this year in front of a small crowd of medical workers.
U.S. Olympic team unveils uniforms for closing ceremony
Reuters, 17 Apr 2021
U.S. Olympic team unveils the uniforms to be worn by athletes for the closing ceremony #News #Reuters #Olympics #USA Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters bring...
Returning to work safely after the pandemic
CBS, 17 Apr 2021
A survey by Safety.com found 20% of Americans concerned about going back to normal are worried about returning to the workplace.
Pentagon confirms UFO video is real, taken by Navy pilot
CNN, 17 Apr 2021
A pyramid-shaped object seen flying through the sky has been confirmed by the Pentagon as an unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP).
’Biden Inc.’: GOP senator says Biden-China ties still unknown
FOX, 17 Apr 2021
Sen. Ron Johnson weighs in on U.S. relations with China ahead of the White House awaiting the arrival of Japan’s prime minister.
Hail pelts parts of Texas, Louisiana during stormy weather
CA, 17 Apr 2021
Hail fell in Ponchatoula, La. on April 14 amid continued stormy weather across the state, while a line of thunderstorms brought hail and gusty winds to the Houston, Texas, area ...
Jimmy Lai among five Hong Kong democracy activists jailed
AFP, 17 Apr 2021
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is jailed for 14 months along with four other veteran democracy activists for their roles in protests that helped trigger a sweeping crackdown o...
Hong Kong billionaire's last interview as a free man
BBC, 17 Apr 2021
Jimmy Lai is the billionaire owner of Hong Kong’s last opposition newspaper, Apple Daily, and an outspoken critic of Beijing.
NASA Engineers On The Mars Mission Reflect On Their American Dream | Nightly News Films
NBC, 17 Apr 2021
NASA engineers Elio Morillo and Roxana González Burgos share their interplanetary journey from Puerto Rico to Mars.
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...
JPMorgan's $13 Billion Bonds Offering Is Largest Bank Deal Ever
Bloomberg, 16 Apr 2021
Apr.16 -- April Larusse, fixed-income product specialist at Insight