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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. (April 16)
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Mattel launches new toy take-back program
Reuters, 12 May 2021
Toymaker Mattel encourages kids to return Barbies, Matchbox cars and MEGA Bloks they no longer play with to the company to recycle into new toys.
Labor organizers rally for Great Lakes pipeline
AP, 12 May 2021
Labor organizers spread 1,200 hard hats across the grounds of
White House admits pipelines are 'safest' way to transport oil
FOX, 12 May 2021
Pipeline hack leads to long lines at gas stations; reaction from
Congressional negotiators make progress on police reform bill
CBS, 12 May 2021
Democrats and Republicans in Congress are getting closer to striking a deal on police reform.
Netanyahu says Hamas "will pay a heavy price" for their actions
AFP, 12 May 2021
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas and Islamic Jihad, that they pay a "heavy price" for firing rockets from Gaza into Israel.
Hamas has launched rockets at Tel Aviv after a major Israeli airstrike in Gaza
DW, 12 May 2021
Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Tuesday, raising the death toll in two days to at least 30 Palestinians and three Israelis, with Israel carrying out multiple a...
Israel intensifies strikes on Gaza despite calls for restraint from UN and United States
BBC, 12 May 2021
The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told militants in the Gaza Strip they will "pay a very heavy price" after another day of escalating violence between Israel and...
Queen's Speech 2021: Queen Elizabeth makes 1st official appearance since Prince Philip's death
CA, 12 May 2021
Britain's Queen Elizabeth oversaw the official State Opening of Parliament on Tuesday - her first ceremonial appearance since the death of her husband, Prince Philip.
PM & Defense minister Press conference: Netanyahu warns Hamas
Al Jazeera, 12 May 2021
The Israeli military continued to bombard the besieged Gaza Strip on Tuesday, targeting several areas after rockets were fired from the enclave.
Watch: Israeli Airstrike Levels Gaza Apartment Building | NBC News
NBC, 12 May 2021
The 12-story tower, part of which was used by Hamas officials, collapsed following multiple explosions.
SE Cupp: This is a time of reckoning for the airlines -- and air travelers
CNN, 12 May 2021
CNN Political Commentator SE Cupp says the Covid-19 pandemic is bringing necessary scrutiny to both airlines and passengers.
Migrant arrivals by sea on Italian island swell past 2,100
FRANCE24, 11 May 2021
Several hundred more #migrants reached #Lampedusa before dawn on Monday, swelling to past 2,100 the number of arrivals in around 24 hours and fueling calls from across the polit...
RT discusses Kazan school tragedy with former UK intelligence and security officer Philip Ingram
RT, 11 May 2021
Following the deadly shooting in a Russian school, RT speaks to former senior UK military intelligence and security officer Philip Ingram about whether it's possible to make sch...
China-U.S. relations: An Olympic competition?
CGTN, 11 May 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-11/China-U-S-relations-An-Olympic-competition--10bfFQsG2Ck/index.html Professor Graham Allison said China and U.S.
Queen carries out first major public engagement since Prince Philip's death at Parliament opening
Telegraph, 11 May 2021
The Queen has carried out her first major public engagement since Prince Philip's funeral at the State Opening of Parliament.
COVID restrictions eased in Scotland - Nicola Sturgeon allows hugs once again
Sky, 11 May 2021
The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon sets out a relaxation of some COVID restrictions in large parts of the country - including hugging to be allowed once again from n...
China birth rate at 60-year low as new census shows population grew slightly to 1.412 billion
SCMP, 11 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Mainland China’s population continued to grow, but at an increasingly slower rate, according to n...
Queen Elizabeth delivers speech at state opening of parliament – watch live
Guardian, 11 May 2021
The Queen will deliver a speech today setting out the government’s legislative agenda for the next year, as parliament returns for another session.
Demand for gas spikes after pipeline cyberattack
Reuters, 12 May 2021
Supplies of gasoline tightened further in parts of the U.S. as the Colonial Pipeline’s shutdown entered its fifth day #News #Reuters #ColonialPipeline #Cyberattack #FuelPrice Su...
Kierra Sheard-Kelly talks new book, deluxe album
AP, 12 May 2021
Kierra Sheard-Kelly says her new book, “Big, Bold and Beautiful: Owning the Woman God Made You to Be” is about embracing insecurities and self-love.