Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Group seeks DOJ probe into shooting by Chicago cop
AP, 21 Apr 2021
The only way for 13-year-old Adam Toledo to get justice, activists say, is with a federal probe into the Chicago police officer who shot him during a foot chase down a darkened alley. (April 20)
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Oatly Expected To File IPO
NBC, 18 May 2021
Earnings reports expected from big retailers, new housing data being released, and Oatly is expected to file IPO.
Rep. Lee Zeldin: It's blood money, Cuomo profited off of suffering
FOX, 18 May 2021
New York Republican tears into the governor after report shows he made $5 million in book profits.
'No one left but you': Bereaved Gaza father clutches wounded baby boy
AFP, 18 May 2021
Inside a Gaza hospital, Mohammad al-Hadidi cradled his baby boy Omar -- his only surviving child after Israeli air strikes killed his wife and four other sons in the night.
Biden expresses support for Gaza ceasefire amid mounting pressure
Al Jazeera, 18 May 2021
US President Joe Biden has expressed support for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip during his third call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu since the violence flared up.
Epidemiologist: Covax has not been ambitious enough
CNN, 18 May 2021
Epidemiologist Dr. Céline Gounder says the US promise to send
What can Israelis & Palestinians learn from Northern Ireland?
DW, 18 May 2021
No doubt the Israeli-Palestinian conflict counts as one of the world's most entrenched and its appears resilient to reconciliation.
Ex-cop charged in death of Daunte Wright to stand trial in December
CBS, 18 May 2021
A second-degree manslaughter case may proceed against Kim Potter, the former suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in April.
Worked to death: WHO study finds longer work hours increases chances of death
CA, 18 May 2021
A new international study by the World Health Organization (WHO) has found working longer hours could be shortening lives.
Webbys celebrate 25 years and the 5-word speech
AP, 18 May 2021
The Webby Awards are celebrating their 25th anniversary by releasing some of the best five-word speeches from past ceremonies, including from some very big names.
As cases fall, U.S. to share more vaccine globally
Reuters, 18 May 2021
President Joe Biden will send at least 20 million more COVID-19
'I'm ashamed my father was a Capitol Hill rioter'
BBC, 18 May 2021
Over the past five years, Robyn Sweet became more concerned as her father became immersed in far-right conspiracy theories.
AT&T Will Use Discovery Deal to Help 5G Rollout: Pultz
Bloomberg, 18 May 2021
May.17 -- Christopher Pultz of Kellner Management reacts to the AT&T deal with Discovery and he talks about the growth of m&a in 2021.
The Press Preview - a first look at Tuesday's headlines
Sky, 18 May 2021
Sky's Anna Botting previews Tuesday's newspaper headlines with broadcaster and journalist Rachel Johnson - and the Financial Times' Whitehall Editor Sebastian Payne.
Are Americans too comfortable on unemployment benefits?
RT, 18 May 2021
Lauren Chen says the mark of a successful government is getting people off benefits, not having loads of people on them.
The gruesome reality of India’s Covid crisis as second wave races through villages
ITV, 18 May 2021
The appalling pictures we've seen from India recently show how damaging the Covid variant discovered there can be.
‘Pray for Myanmar’: Miss Universe contestant with political statement wins best national costume
SCMP, 18 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Miss Myanmar Thuzar Wint Lwin held a “Pray for Myanmar” sign on stage during the national costume...
Voters head to polls Tuesday in Lynn Haven
WMBB, 18 May 2021
Election day is finally here for residents of Lynn Haven.
Gaza family of nine killed in Israeli airstrike including four children
Telegraph, 18 May 2021
The only survivor, a five-month-old was found in his dead mother's arms after an Israeli airstrike targeted Gaza's Shati refugee camp, killing his four older brothers.
How divided are Democrats? Joe Biden's party split over Israel-Gaza conflict
FRANCE24, 18 May 2021
"Today, it's #Israel and #Hamas but on other days, it will be other issues" that split Joe Biden's party, warns Middle East Forum's Daniel Pipes.
Matt Hancock: Indian Covid variant more transmissible, evidence suggests
Guardian, 18 May 2021
The number of confirmed UK cases of the Covid variant first detected in India has almost doubled since last week, health secretary Matt Hancock has said.