Friday, Jun 25, 2021
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‘Uighur tribunal’ to open in London as China dismisses ‘PR show’
FRANCE24, 05 Jun 2021
A panel of UK-based lawyers and rights experts investigating the plight of Uighurs in China will begin hearing evidence from witnesses on Friday, as Beijing branded it a “machine producing lies”.
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Officials report 'banging noise' coming from Surfside building rubble
FOX, 25 Jun 2021
Fox News' Steve Harrigan reports on the Florida building collapse on 'The Five.' #FoxNews #TheFive #Breaking
Watch live: Miami-Dade Police Presser After High-Rise Collapse Near Miami Beach | NBC News
NBC, 25 Jun 2021
Florida rescuers and authorities are responding to a partial building collapse in Surfside near Miami Beach.
Miami building collapse: Authorities say 102 people accounted for, 99 unaccounted | FULL
CA, 25 Jun 2021
Authorities in Miami-Dade County, Florida provided an update Thursday afternoon on the ongoing search and rescue effort at a condo building in Surfside that partially collapsed ...
S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records on US infrastructure deal
AFP, 25 Jun 2021
The closing bell rings at the New York Stock Exchange as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq finish at fresh records after US President Joe Biden reached a deal with a bipartisan group of la...
US speeding up exit plans for Afghans who aided US
AP, 25 Jun 2021
The Biden administration is speeding up plans to evacuate Afghan interpreters and others who worked with U.S.
Loved ones anxiously wait after building collapses in Florida
Reuters, 25 Jun 2021
Family and friends of residents of the Florida building that partially collapsed say they haven't heard from their loved ones, but are trying to stay hopeful amid the devastatin...
What will it take to boost Muslim representation in film? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 25 Jun 2021
When it comes to representation in film, Muslims around the world continue to be "either invisible or villains.” That’s according to a new landmark study that found Muslims acco...
Biden announces infrastructure deal: "We have to move and we have to move fast"
CBS, 25 Jun 2021
President Biden on Thursday touted a bipartisan Senate deal on infrastructure and urged Congress to move forward with the bill "swiftly and in tandem" with a reconciliation bill...
SE Cupp: GOP full-on hallucinating over critical race theory
CNN, 25 Jun 2021
CNN's SE Cupp says the GOP and right-wing media are using critical race theory as a "boogeyman" to stir up voters.
Belarus: Trial begins for jailed husband of exiled opposition leader
DW, 25 Jun 2021
Siarhei Tsikhanouski, arrested when he tried to run against Belarus' autocratic leader Alexander Lukashenko, has gone to trial.
Gaza’s Deadly Night: How Israeli Airstrikes Killed 44 People | Visual Investigations
NYT, 25 Jun 2021
Get an email as soon as our next Visual Investigation is published: https://nyti.ms/3xhj7dE On May 16, Israeli airstrikes destroyed three apartment buildings, decimating several...
Kidnappers demand millions for a child's life in Nigeria
BBC, 24 Jun 2021
Kidnappers have seized more than 1,000 students and staff from schools and universities in a series of raids across northern Nigeria since December.
Activating the memories of France's drowned villages
FRANCE24, 24 Jun 2021
While studying development-forced displacement, artist Carolina E. Santo became interested in France's Dordogne Valley, where five dams were built after World War II, submerging...
Morning Stock Movers: Clover, GameStop, MGM Resorts, Tesla
Bloomberg, 24 Jun 2021
Jun.24 -- Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs runs down the biggest moving stocks in today's pre-market trading.
FM Lavrov and his Guatemalan counterpart hold press conference
RT, 24 Jun 2021
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Looking into China: Going around in China is very easy
CGTN, 24 Jun 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Kirk Apesland, a Canadian living for 18 years in Nanning City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is keen on sharing Chinese cu...
Rising sea levels threaten Bangladeshi capital Dhaka
SCMP, 24 Jun 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Rising sea levels in coastal cities around the world, such as Venice and Jakarta, risk going unde...
Boris Johnson: Being fully vaccinated will 'open up travel' this summer
Telegraph, 24 Jun 2021
Boris Johnson said there is a "real opportunity to open up travel" this summer for those who have two doses of the Covid vaccine, in the clearest signal yet that quarantine will...
Grant Shapps answers questions in House of Commons – watch live
Guardian, 24 Jun 2021
The transport minister takes questions from MPs.
Surfside mayor discusses building collapse: Tragedy beyond imagination
FOX, 25 Jun 2021
Mayor Burkett provides additional context to the puzzling collapse of the Champlain Towers in the South Florida community.