Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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George Floyd: Guilty verdict read as Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder – BBC News
BBC, 21 Apr 2021
A jury has found a former police officer guilty of murder over the death of African-American George Floyd on a Minneapolis street last year.
Derek Chauvin was filmed kneeling on Mr Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes during his arrest last May.
The footage sparked worldwide protests against racism and excessive use of force by police.
Chauvin was found guilty on three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.
Following a recommendation from prosecutors, Judge Cahill revoked Chauvin's bail.
Rockets fired in Israel as violence escalates
Reuters, 12 May 2021
Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated overnight, with 35 Palestinians killed in Gaza and three in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years.
Escalating violence engulfs Israel and Gaza
AP, 12 May 2021
Fighting between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza escalated on Wednesday, Israel launched dozens of airstrikes in a matter of minutes just after dawn, while Palestinians continue...
Colombia protests continue in Cali as death toll climbs to 42
AFP, 12 May 2021
People demonstrate in the Colombian city of Cali with fires, barricades and banners, as the country has been experiencing near-daily protests since April 28.
Children and teacher killed in Russia school shooting
BBC, 12 May 2021
Seven children and two adults have been killed in a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan, officials say.
Ethiopia claims TPLF fighters, not civilians, died in Tigray mass killing
Al Jazeera, 12 May 2021
Ethiopia says the majority of the people killed during a mass killing in the war-torn Tigray region last year were fighters - and not civilians - as reported by rights groups.
35 Palestinian and 5 Israeli civilians killed by airstrikes and rocket attacks
DW, 12 May 2021
Violence is continuing into a fifth day in Israel. Hamas militants have launched fresh rocket attacks towards Tel Aviv overnight after Israeli airstrikes struck targets in Gaza.
'The Five' debate Newsom's motives behind surplus stimulus checks
FOX, 12 May 2021
California's getting $27B from federal government despite $75B surplus; 'The Five' react.
Fmr model grew up in Kakuma camp discusses potential closure
CNN, 12 May 2021
The Kenyan government wants the United Nations to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps.
Hamas blames Israel for escalating violence as clashes erupt in West Bank
CA, 12 May 2021
Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh said on Tuesday Israel had "ignited fire" in Jerusalem and was responsible for the consequences after an escalation of rocket fire and airstrikes.
Liz Cheney Addresses Calls To Remove Her From GOP Leadership
NBC, 12 May 2021
Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Liz Cheney spoke on efforts
Texas special election results leave some Democrats worried about 2022 midterms
CBS, 12 May 2021
Two Republicans will face each other in a runoff election following a special election for Texas' 6th congressional district.
Israeli airstrikes demolish tower block and Hamas rocket hits bus as violence escalates
Guardian, 12 May 2021
Israel has vowed to further intensify its attacks on Gaza, after a day of ferocious confrontations that left more than 30 people dead.
Dozens dead as Israel and Hamas hurtle towards 'full scale war'
FRANCE24, 12 May 2021
Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Tuesday, raising the death toll in two days to 32 Palestinians and three people in Israel, with Israel carrying out multiple ai...
Pro-Palestine protesters hold rally in London
RT, 12 May 2021
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Pakistan’s Karachi residents left thirsty amid water shortages
SCMP, 12 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Residents in Karachi, Pakistan have been facing severe water shortages due to chronic droughts, a...
Ballymurphy: Families win justice after almost fifty years
Sky, 12 May 2021
John Teggart and Briege Voyle have waited almost fifty years to get justice for a lost parent, who were among the 10 victims at Ballymurphy after a Army operation in Belfast.
In full: Boris Johnson addresses MPs in Queen’s Speech debate
Telegraph, 12 May 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has opened the Queen’s Speech debate. In this morning's Queen's Speech, the Government pledged to bring forward proposals to reform adult social car...
TR en un Minuto: 11 de mayo de 2021
Telemetro, 12 May 2021
Deberán ir a terapia curativa los padres que abandonaron a sus
Transformándonos | La ira es una emoción intensa que nos lleva a movilizar cambios
SERTV, 12 May 2021
Deben establecer prioridades en vacunación , sugiere analista | RadioGrafía
ECO, 12 May 2021
Panamá, 11 de mayo de 2021. El analista, Jorge Iglesias Bloise enfatizó en el programa RadioGrafía de Eco Tv y Rpc Radio la importancia de establecer prioridades en la logística...