Monday, Jun 21, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Epic v. Apple Will Have Ramifications for Big Tech: Baer & Rie
Bloomberg, 08 May 2021
May.07 -- Brookings Institution Visiting Fellow Bill Baer says that the Epic Games v. Apple case will have long-term consequences for other regulatory actions ...
Humanitarian crisis unfolds in Ethiopia's Tigray region
CBS, 21 Jun 2021
Ethiopia's northern Tigray region is facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.
America’s History With Universal Child Care
NBC, 21 Jun 2021
President Joe Biden’s plan to guarantee low-cost child care to American families might seem new and progressive, but the U.S.
U.S. athlete Chloe Abbott juggles music and running
Reuters, 21 Jun 2021
Chloe Abbott is chasing fame in the recording studio but her immediate aim is running for a gold medal at next month's Tokyo Olympics.
Biden wants Iran Nuclear Deal within 6 weeks: Report
FOX, 21 Jun 2021
Fox News' Rich Edson reports that the administration says the deal could be impacted by Iran's new president.
Spacewalking astronauts install solar panels outside ISS
CA, 21 Jun 2021
Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week on Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside the International Space Station (ISS).
Fabled booksellers in Paris Latin Quarter face extinction | Focus on Europe
DW, 21 Jun 2021
Small booksellers in Paris are getting hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, real-estate prices, and online retailers.
Stelter: Why isn't Fox News fact-checking Carlson's January 6 claim?
CNN, 21 Jun 2021
CNN's Brian Stelter emailed Fox News a number of questions about host Tucker Carlson's claim that the FBI was behind the January 6 Capitol insurrection and why their team of jou...
Are African nations doing enough to curb COVID-19? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 21 Jun 2021
When the global pandemic began, many predicted African countries would suffer devastating losses.
Violent storm wreaks havoc in France
AFP, 20 Jun 2021
Images of damage and flooding as a violent storm hits the south of Paris, with heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 137 km/h.
How the Delta variant took hold in the UK
BBC, 20 Jun 2021
As the UK deals with a third wave of coronavirus infections, the BBC's Ros Atkins traces the story of the Delta variant, from its arrival to how it became the dominant strain of...
Mt. Etna emits fountains of lava in its latest eruption
RT, 20 Jun 2021
Just two days after its last activity, Mt. Etna has erupted again, shooting columns of lava into the air.
Young Afghan writer and refugee seeks to break down walls, borders
FRANCE24, 20 Jun 2021
Afghan refugee Parwana Amiri, 17, wrote her first book, "My pen won't break but borders will", about her experience of the Moria reception centre on the Greek island of Lesbos t...
In Full: Trevor Phillips on Sunday
Sky, 20 Jun 2021
Trevor Phillips speaks to Justice Secretary Robert Buckland on the low conviction rates for rape cases in England and Wales and the by-election loss in Chesham.
Fireworks factory catches fire in Moscow
Telegraph, 20 Jun 2021
A warehouse holding a reported 16.5 tons of fireworks in central Moscow caught fire on Saturday, injuring several people.
John Bercow: defection to Labour not driven by desire for peerage
Guardian, 20 Jun 2021
John Bercow, the former Speaker of the House of Commons, told Sky News' Trevor Phillips his decision to defect to Labour had nothing to do with the fact he had not received a pe...
How does China plan to break new ground in diplomacy?
CGTN, 20 Jun 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China must firmly uphold its sovereignty, national security, and development interests, actively participate in reform of the global governa...
LIVE: Watch the latest #VisionChina event
CD, 20 Jun 2021
Watch the latest VisionChina event, themed "Long March from Red
China joins elite club of countries that have reached Mars
SCMP, 20 Jun 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube After seven months of space travel and three months in Mars’ orbit, China’s Tianwen-1 unmanned sp...
AP Top Stories June 19 P
AP, 20 Jun 2021
Here’s the latest for Saturday, June 19:Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US; Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low; Tropical storm b...
Largest pride parade in Central Europe returns despite pandemic and backlash
CBS, 21 Jun 2021
Warsaw, Poland, on Saturday hosted the largest pride parade in Central Europe. In its early years, a mayor twice banned the parade, saying he feared it would promote homosexuality.