Friday, Apr 23, 2021
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US Capitol incident: 'External security threat' message to staff
Sky, 03 Apr 2021
A text message has been sent to all staff in the Capitol building in Washington DC warning people to stay inside the building.
A large presence of emergency services has been reported outside the building.
People inside cannot come in or out, and have been told to keep away from windows despite most senators or electors are in recess there still remains some in offices.
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House passes DC statehood bill
FOX, 22 Apr 2021
House members will debate and vote on H.R. 51, the D.C. statehood
Gaza's gravediggers saw war: 'COVID is harder'
Reuters, 22 Apr 2021
The sick and dying are rapidly pushing Gaza's hospitals close to capacity. At one cemetery, the man responsible for burying the dead says even wartime wasn't this dire.
Body cam video shows cop shooting Black teen who had charged two women with a knife
CNN, 22 Apr 2021
Columbus, Ohio, officials released additional body camera video on of a police officer fatally shooting a Black teen who charged two females with a knife.
Climate Change: How We’re Accelerating Towards The Perilous 2 Degree Milestone | NBC News NOW
NBC, 22 Apr 2021
The Paris Climate Agreement has a goal to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures.
Sinkholes fill Turkey’s drought-stricken farmland
AFP, 22 Apr 2021
Sinkholes dot the breadbasket of the Turkish plains, worrying farmers as they multiply and creep closer to residential homes.
Greta Thunberg tells US Congress "time to do the right thing" and end fossil fuel subsidies
CA, 22 Apr 2021
Climate activist Greta Thunberg warned U.S. lawmakers Thursday that history will hold them accountable for climate catastrophes if they do not stop subsidizing the fossil fuel i...
Biden launches first ever US climate finance plan
AP, 22 Apr 2021
President Joe Biden convened leaders of the world's most powerful countries to try to spur global efforts against climate change.
Anthony Foxx talks transportation initiatives and the gig economy
CBS, 22 Apr 2021
The chief policy officer for Lyft Anthony Foxx joins CBSN on Earth Day to discuss the ride-share company's bike-share initiative.
After Merkel: Who's going to be Germany's next chancellor? | To The Point
DW, 22 Apr 2021
It's been a remarkable few days here in Germany with the two biggest parties announcing their candidates to replace Angela Merkel when she steps down after September's national ...
Race and policing in the aftermath of the George Floyd trial | The Bottom Line
Al Jazeera, 22 Apr 2021
As Americans watched the murder trial of Derek Chauvin unfold, after the killing of unarmed Black man George Floyd last year, several new cases of the police killing minorities ...
Thousands across Russia defy ban on Alexei Navalny protests
BBC, 22 Apr 2021
Thousands of people around Russia joined unauthorised rallies on Wednesday to protest against the detention of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Just let children play chess and they will love it! | IM Malcolm Pein
RT, 22 Apr 2021
Join the BREAKDOWN STUDIO LIVE SHOW with WGM Dina Belenkaya and
North Carolina: protests after police shooting of Andrew Brown
Guardian, 22 Apr 2021
A sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina shot and killed a black man while serving a search warrant, authorities said, raising tensions over policing in the wake of the Derek Chauvi...
Russia mobilises 10,000 soldiers and 40 warships in military drills amid tensions with Ukraine
Telegraph, 22 Apr 2021
The Russian military conducted massive drills in annexed Crimea involving dozens of navy ships, hundreds of warplanes and thousands of troops in a show of force amid tensions wi...
SAP Cloud Unit Has 'Blowout' Quarter
Bloomberg, 22 Apr 2021
Apr.22 -- SAP SE Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic discusses first quarter earnings results.
MOFA: Australia's decision to cancel BRI deals 'unreasonable'
CGTN, 22 Apr 2021
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US climate summit: Biden aims to cement credibility after Trump's years
FRANCE24, 22 Apr 2021
President Joe #Biden will open a global #climate summit with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the #US pumps out, a commitment ...
Kwasi Kwarteng: 'Carbon emissions reduced 45% since 1990, but no one says it's easy'
Sky, 22 Apr 2021
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has spoken positively about UK efforts to reduce the UK carbon budget, saying that the economy can grow while emissions fall.
This train in China allows livestock on board
SCMP, 22 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Live animals were seen walking on a train in southern China’s Sichuan province.
Pelosi has turned House narrow margin into a 'machine': Gingrich
FOX, 22 Apr 2021
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich discusses the Democrat's push to make Washington, D.C.