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Long-awaited Harry Potter store opening unleashes Pottermania in New York
AFP, 04 Jun 2021
Fans queue for hours in heavy rain to be among the first inside New York's long-awaited Harry Potter store, hosting the largest collection of Potter products in the world.
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"We don't recognize Russian annexation of Crimea": Boris Johnson on incident involving UK warship
CA, 25 Jun 2021
Russia is prepared to target intruding warships if they fail to heed warnings, a senior Russian diplomat declared Thursday after a Black Sea incident in which a British destroye...
AP Top Stories June 24 P
AP, 25 Jun 2021
Here’s the latest for Thursday, June 24: Search continues for condo collapse survivors; Biden announces infrastructure spending deal; Rudy Giuliani stripped of law license; last...
99 people unaccounted for after Florida building collapse: US media
AFP, 25 Jun 2021
Images of a partially collapsed 12-story oceanfront apartment block in Surfside, Florida, that killed at least one person.
LIVE: Peruvians gather to celebrate Festival of the Sun God
Reuters, 25 Jun 2021
Peruvians gather in Cusco at the Sacsayhuaman Fortress to celebrate
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...
Meet This Year’s Doodle For Google Winner | Nightly News: Kids Edition
NBC, 25 Jun 2021
Ask The Doc: Dr. John Torres answers viewers’ weekly questions about the coronavirus.
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.
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.
“They made us believe we didn’t have souls:” Canadian residential school survivor on her experience
CA, 25 Jun 2021
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Elder Florence Sparvier of Cowessess First Nation shared stories of her years at the former Marieval Indian Residential School, follo...