Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Marcia Rigg: 'This is a historical moment'
Sky, 21 Apr 2021
The sister of Sean Rigg, who died being restrained in a prone position in Brixton in 2008, says there's been no real change in how black people are treated by police since that time.
Marcia Rigg said that the conviction of Derek Chauvin, while positive and 'a historical moment', does not change the reality of how black people are treated by police.
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Rate of vaccinations slowing down in US
DW, 13 May 2021
The US has been a success story when it comes to vaccinating its population against COVID-19.
Slideshow: European cities slowly reopen
Reuters, 13 May 2021
Europe starts to reopen cities and beaches in the hopes of saving this summer's holiday season.
'I'm sick of being used by Democrats': Black Republican woman scores historic win in VA
FOX, 13 May 2021
Virginia Lt. Gov. nominee Winsome Sears blasts critical race theory and discusses being the first Black female Republican to win the nomination.
AI and the military: Friend or Foe? | Project Force
Al Jazeera, 13 May 2021
"Killer Robots" may seem far fetched, but as @AlexGatopoulos explains, the use of autonomous machines and other military applications of artificial intelligence are a growing re...
Violence Escalates Between Israel And Gaza As Death Toll Rises
NBC, 13 May 2021
Tensions between Palestinians in Gaza and Israel are reaching a breaking point as the deadliest outbreak of violence in years continues.
Israeli-Palestinian violence rages as Israeli troops mass along border for possible ground operation
FRANCE24, 13 May 2021
The Israeli military is drafting plans for a possible ground operation into the Gaza Strip this Thursday as violence between the two sides escalates.
Nepal reports 9,305 new COVID 19 cases, 168 new deaths
CGTN, 13 May 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-13/-Nepal-reports-9-305-new-COVID-19-cases-168-new-deaths-10eBS7uHfpe/index.html Nepal has reported almost 10,000 new cases and 168 ...
Israel-Gaza: 'Situation extremely tense' in Gaza - UN
Sky, 13 May 2021
Matthias Schmale is based at the United Nations headquarters in Gaza and tells Sky News he has been thrown out of bed during the night due to rockets landing in the area.
Number of marriages drops in China as more young people say no
SCMP, 13 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube High costs and changes to the perception of matrimony among young people have led to a decline in...
Scuffles at pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli demonstrations in New York City
RT, 13 May 2021
Amid the escalation in the Middle East, pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli marches in New York City have led to scuffles and arrests.
Rockets hit Israel after Gaza militants killed
BBC, 13 May 2021
Palestinian militants in Gaza have fired dozens of rockets at Israel after its air strikes killed top commanders and felled another tower block there.
ShowBiz Minute: DeGeneres, Vegas Residencies, Rashad
AP, 13 May 2021
Ellen DeGeneres to end long-running TV talk show next year: Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan join Celine Dion with residencies at new Vegas hotel; Phylicia Rashad to ...
Ukrainian court to decide whether to detain pro-Kremlin MP
AFP, 13 May 2021
Images outside Kiev court after Ukrainian lawmaker Viktor Medvedchuk, seen as Russian President Vladimir Putin's top ally in Kiev, claimed a treason investigation against him wa...
Israel: Communal violence erupts between Jewish and Arab Israelis in several cities
Telegraph, 13 May 2021
Israel's president Reuven Rivlin warned of a civil war between the country's Arabs and Jews as fury and fear over missile exchanges with Palestinian militants in Gaza ignited vi...
Telefonica CFO Abasolo on Football Rights, Earnings
Bloomberg, 13 May 2021
May.13 -- Telefonica SA CFO Laura Abasolo discusses first-quarter earnings, business in Latin America, and football broadcast rights.
Greensill: a tale of hubris, hype and greed Film
FT, 13 May 2021
The story of Greensill Capital's rise and fall has everything: investment banks, opaque finance, private jets, trophy mansions and the biggest British lobbying scandal in a gene...
Pro-Palestinian protests take place around the world amid conflict with Israel
CNN, 13 May 2021
CNN's Becky Anderson speaks to Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, president of the Palestinian National Initiative about the rising tensions in Gaza and the possibility of establishing a P...
Ellen DeGeneres announces her talkshow will end in 2022
Guardian, 13 May 2021
Ellen, the long-running US daytime television chatshow hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will end at the conclusion of the 2021-22 season.
Fear of full scale Israel-Gaza war as violence escalates
CA, 13 May 2021
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vowing to unleash more airstrikes in Gaza, where dozens have been killed in clashes between Israeli forces and Hamas commanders.
New FEMA head on the disasters the organization is managing
CBS, 13 May 2021
Tasked with a managing 121 major disasters, including 54 related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has deployed 74% of its emergency managers ahe...