Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Warning: live stream of Derek Chauvin trial may contain distressing footage
Guardian, 03 Apr 2021
Warning: some viewers may find the following footage distressing.
The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd, continues
Global National: April 19, 2021 | Canada pledges nearly $50B in spending in new budget
CA, 20 Apr 2021
Chrystia Freeland delivered her first budget as finance minister on Monday and it included some big-ticket items.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale dead at 93
FOX, 20 Apr 2021
Former Vice President Walter Mondale's family announced his passing.
A rediscovered forgotten species brews promise for coffee's future
Reuters, 20 Apr 2021
In dense tropical forests in Sierra Leone, scientists have rediscovered a coffee species not seen in the wild in decades - a plant they say may help secure the future of this va...
Biden says he's "prepared to compromise" on infrastructure plan
CBS, 20 Apr 2021
President Biden met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House on Monday to discuss his $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal.
NASA helicopter makes history with flight on Red Planet
CGTN, 20 Apr 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video #NASA made space history with the successful lift-off of the first powered, controlled flight by an #aircraft on another planet.
Social media 'likes' create division | Dominic Frisby
RT, 20 Apr 2021
Dominic Frisby has sussed out the cause of modern-day divisions:
Investigators Reveal New Details About FedEx Facility Mass Shooting
NBC, 20 Apr 2021
Investigators confirmed the gunman legally purchased the two assault rifles, despite being detained last March after a suicide threat, which led to the confiscation of a shotgun...
Stocks Trade Near Records as Focus Turns to Earnings
Bloomberg, 20 Apr 2021
Apr.19 -- BNY Mellon Investment Management Chief Strategist Alicia
Bay Co. Commission to vote on local preference repeal
WMBB, 20 Apr 2021
Bay Co. Commission to vote on local preference repeal.
George Floyd: Will Derek Chauvin’s trial change US policing? night
BBC, 20 Apr 2021
The jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer accused of killing George Floyd last year, has retired to weigh up its verdict.
Prosecutor tells jury: George Floyd is dead is because Chauvin’s ‘heart was too small’
Guardian, 20 Apr 2021
Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell has had the final word in Derek Chauvin's murder trial in the hope to convince the jury that Chauvin caused George Floyd's death.
From Rodney King to George Floyd: Inside 30 Years of America's Police Violence | NYT
NYT, 20 Apr 2021
The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer seen on video kneeling on George Floyd’s neck last May, is at the center of a national reckoning with race and ...
Watch again: Closing arguments in Derek Chauvin trial for murder of George Floyd | Day 15
Telegraph, 20 Apr 2021
Warning: The court may broadcast graphic material. Credit: COURT TV. George Floyd's death in Minneapolis last May caused a national reckoning over race relations and police brut...
Press Preview: A first look at Tuesday's newspaper headlines
Sky, 20 Apr 2021
Anna Botting takes a first look at what's making Tuesday's headlines - with the Daily Mirror's political editor Pippa Crerar and the chief executive of Conservative Home, Mark W...
Neola Pereira: Young, female and fighting for India's environment
AFP, 20 Apr 2021
Fronted by 20-year-old Neola Pereira, the dancing flash mob swings into action, campaigning to save a threatened wildlife reserve -- part of a growing, youth-led environmental m...
Prosecutor's rebuttal: Chauvin's heart too small
AP, 20 Apr 2021
During closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial a prosecutor rejected the theory that Floyd died because of an enlarged heart: "The truth of the matter is that the reason Ge...
Anger in Minneapolis as city awaits George Floyd verdict
ITV, 20 Apr 2021
The city of Minneapolis is waiting with baited breath, as a verdict on George Floyd's death could be delivered in a matter of hours.
Super League: "Legally, financially, fans don't own the clubs. Morally, they are the clubs."
FRANCE24, 20 Apr 2021
No, the #SuperLeague is not a quick fix scheme for debt-ridden #football giants, says Financial Times columnist Simon Kuper.
Closing arguments at Chauvin trial in Floyd death
DW, 20 Apr 2021
In US state of Minnesota, the trial of a former police officer charged with killing George Floyd is wrapping up.
Could climate change force a billion people to move? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 20 Apr 2021
Ever-more frequent extreme weather events have in recent years devastated rural regions in developing countries, with millions of people having to start from scratch after losin...