Thursday, Jun 24, 2021
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BREAKING: G7 reaches deal on tackling 'big tech' tax avoidance
Sky, 05 Jun 2021
The G7 has agreed a deal on tackling corporate tax avoidance by big tech companies.
"It's a proud moment" says Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
Mr Sunak said G7 finance ministers had committed to a global minimum tax of at least 15%.
He added that it "meant the right companies pay the right tax in the right places".
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A round of applause as Hong Kong's Apple Daily finishes last edition
AFP, 24 Jun 2021
Staff at Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily cheer as the paper finishes the production of its last edition.
AP Top Stories June 23 P
AP, 24 Jun 2021
Here are the top stories for Wed., June 23rd: Biden makes crime fighting push; No shift in US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan; Cuomo ends COVID emergency order; Russia-UK face o...
Meeting erupts into chaos after school board 'abruptly' cut off parents
FOX, 24 Jun 2021
'The Five' reacts to school board chair blasting parents after the meeting. #FoxNews #TheFive
FBI Director Wray urges companies stop paying ransoms to hackers
Reuters, 24 Jun 2021
FBI Director Christopher Wray pleaded with public companies and other hacking victims to avoid paying ransom, saying he fears it will only embolden cyber criminals to ramp up fu...
Russia Claims Video Shows British Warship Forced Away From Crimea
NBC, 24 Jun 2021
British and Russian accounts of the incident differ, as do their
Brexit: It's been five years since the UK voted to leave the EU
DW, 24 Jun 2021
It was five years ago today when voters in the UK decided to leave the European Union.
mRNA vaccines produce more COVID-19 antibodies than AstraZeneca, study finds
CA, 24 Jun 2021
Initial results from a new Canadian study are reinforcing the importance of getting that second COVID-19 vaccine shot — particularly if the first dose was AstraZeneca.
Report says millions of past felons eligible to vote but don't know it
CBS, 24 Jun 2021
Millions of Americans with past felony convictions are eligible to vote, as some states have restored voting rights for them.
BBC journalist reports from British warship as Russia “fires warning shots”
BBC, 24 Jun 2021
Tensions have escalated sharply between Russia and the United Kingdom, on the seas off the coast of Crimea.
Widower: Covid 'long haulers' need mental health support immediately
CNN, 24 Jun 2021
Nick Guthe said his wife Heidi Ferrer, a well-known Hollywood screenwriter, had been battling debilitating symptoms for more than a year before she died by suicide.
🇵🇸 What’s next for Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 24 Jun 2021
Violent police crackdowns on Palestinians have been frequent in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem as people have continued to protest the threatened exp...
Kunal Kamra: Modi Caused a 'Covid Massacre' | NYT Opinion
NYT, 23 Jun 2021
In the Opinion video above, Kunal Kamra, an enormously popular stand-up comedian in India, puts all jokes aside and takes a serious look at his government’s handling of the pand...
BREAKING: Russian forces 'drop bombs' in path of Royal Navy
Sky, 23 Jun 2021
The Russian Defence Ministry has claimed their forces fired warning shots at a Royal Navy destroyer after it entered Russian territorial waters in the Black Sea.
Morning Stock Movers: Coinbase, Clover, Microsoft, Riot Blockchain
Bloomberg, 23 Jun 2021
Jun.23 -- Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs runs down the biggest moving stocks in today's pre-market trading.
‘Finland is going apesh*t!’ | Finnish fans aim to dispel stereotypes at Euro 2020
RT, 23 Jun 2021
Finland are in their 1st ever Euros, and they have a point to
PMQs: Boris Johnson takes questions in parliament – watch live
Guardian, 23 Jun 2021
Prime minister Boris Johnson takes his weekly questions in parliament. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub The Guardian publishes independent ...
PMQs in full: Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer and MPs in parliament - watch livestream
Telegraph, 23 Jun 2021
Watch PMQs live from the House of Commons from 12pm. Boris Johnson will face questions from Keir Starmer and other MPs as it emerges that ministers are preparing to lift all rem...
PMQs in full: Boris Johnson faces MPs as travel industry protests outside Parliament
ITV, 23 Jun 2021
The UK government has been criticised for not allowing more travel
How do taikonauts unbox packages at CSS?
CGTN, 23 Jun 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-23/How-do-taikonauts-unbox-packages-at-CSS--11kw8wtwL72/index.html Taikonauts at the China Space Station (CSS) unpacked nearly 7 ton...
Inside Iran: A misunderstood nation?
FRANCE24, 23 Jun 2021
Iran tends to dominate the news cycle, whether that's over its contentious nuclear programme, relations with the West or its domestic situation.