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México: preocupa a cultivadores legalización de marihuana
AP, 16 Apr 2021
El proceso de legalización del cannabis en el que México está inmerso genera incertidumbre entre quienes han cultivado droga por generaciones
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Smiling Joe Biden immortalised at Paris wax museum
AFP, 19 May 2021
With Paris's Musée Grévin set to reopen its doors, the wax museum puts the finishing touches to its latest addition - US President Joe Biden.
Rwanda says France bears responsibility for enabling 1994 genocide
CNN, 19 May 2021
France was aware that a genocide was being prepared in Rwanda ahead of the 1994 killings and the French government bore a significant responsibility for enabling it, the Rwandan...
NYC Arab Americans want more than ceasefire
AP, 19 May 2021
Residents in the predominantly Arab American community of Bay Ridge Brooklyn are voicing their support for the Palestinian people in Gaza as fighting with Israel intensifies.
Prosecutors show bodycam video of Andrew Brown Jr. shooting; deputies face no charges
CBS, 19 May 2021
Prosecutors in North Carolina said sheriff's deputies involved in last month's deadly shooting of a Black man were justified and would not face charges.
Breakingviews TV: Media spin
Reuters, 19 May 2021
AT&T’s deal to merge its programming assets with Discovery is an about-face after having paid $109 billion for Time Warner and fighting off regulators.
Could blocking the sun save the planet? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 19 May 2021
As the need for urgent climate solutions grows, scientists want to put more research into a technology known as solar geoengineering - the idea of chemically altering the atmosp...
Biden is being perceived as a 'weak leader': Blackburn
FOX, 19 May 2021
Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn says Hamas is testing President Biden as violence escalated with Israel.
'This Sucker's Quick!': Biden Test Drives New Ford Electric Truck
NBC, 19 May 2021
President Biden took Ford's new electric truck out for a test drive after touring their electric vehicle center in Dearborn, Mich.
Israeli airstrikes fuel growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza
DW, 19 May 2021
Tensions over Israel's bombardment of Gaza are boiling over into the other Palestinian territories -- the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, as well as in Israeli towns with mi...
Migrants reach Spain's Ceuta enclave in record numbers – BBC News
BBC, 19 May 2021
At least 6,000 migrants have reached Spain's Ceuta enclave from neighbouring Morocco, a record number over a single day, Spanish officials say.
Bitcoin rallies from price plunge after Elon Musk's tweet shakes crypto market
CA, 19 May 2021
Investors are facing a whirlwind of uncertainty after Tesla CEO Elon Musk implied that his company may be selling its Bitcoin holdings.
Live: A night at the Beijing Capital Museum during International Museum day
CGTN, 18 May 2021
The Beijing Capital Museum has launched a night tour during International Museum day.
I'm scared there will be sirens and I won't hear them, Israeli pensioner tells RT
RT, 18 May 2021
As tensions between Israel and Palestine show no signs of abating, the elderly are especially at risk during bomb attacks, with health issues often making it harder for them to ...
France Covid-19 reopening: Restaurants, cafes to serve customers once again
FRANCE24, 18 May 2021
With #coronavirus vaccinations accelerating and infections down, the French are looking forward to the loosening of many coronavirus restrictions Wednesday, although outdoor lun...
Protests grow to cancel Tokyo Olympics as Covid-19 outbreak worsens in Japan
SCMP, 18 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Protesters marched in the Japanese capital on May 17, 2021, demanding the cancellation of the Tok...
Who was Mary Bastholm? The missing teenager at centre of new Fred West investigation
ITV, 18 May 2021
New information has potentially been uncovered about the disappearance of a missing teenager linked to Fred West.
BREAKING: 'Six voids' under cafe linked to serial killer Fred West & missing girl
Sky, 18 May 2021
Police in Gloucester have found "six voids" under a cafe after searching for a suspected victim of serial killer Fred West.
Ceuta: Children among thousands of migrants in desperate swim from Morocco to Spanish enclave
Telegraph, 18 May 2021
The Spanish government has deployed troops to Ceuta to patrol the border with Morocco after thousands of migrants swam into the northern African enclave, a source from the Inter...
In El Salvador, female inmates cultivate the land - and their freedom
AFP, 19 May 2021
Lizbeth Velado has almost completed her eight-year sentence for robbery. Alma Yanira is serving a 10 year jail sentence for extortion.
Lawmaker calls Israeli action in Jerusalem 'ethnic cleansing'
CNN, 19 May 2021
CNN's Bianna Golodryga talks with Arab-Israeli lawmaker Aida Touma Suleiman about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict as Israeli warplanes continue to pound Gaza, and Pales...