Thursday, May 06, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Did Columbus Officer Use Correct Action During Teen Shooting; America Is Divided - Again!
RT, 23 Apr 2021
Police in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday night, released bodycam footage showing an officer’s fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl earlier in the day.
“Based on this footage, the officer took action to protect another young girl in our community,” the mayor said. “But a family is grieving tonight.”
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is conducting an independent probe of the shooting, the mayor said.
DRC: Surge in violence forces millions to flee
DW, 06 May 2021
A recent surge in attacks by militias and intercommunal violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have forced thousands more to flee their homes.
French flotilla protests at Jersey port in fishing row
Reuters, 06 May 2021
France dispatched two maritime patrol boats to the waters off the British Channel island of Jersey, after Britain deployed two of its naval vessels in an escalating row over pos...
Gov. DeSantis signs election bill live on 'Fox & Friends'
FOX, 06 May 2021
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis discusses the damaging impact of COVID lockdowns, expresses support for law enforcement and signs a bill on election integrity and transparency.
WATCH: Semi-Truck Split In Half By Incoming Train | NBC News
NBC, 06 May 2021
Video shows the moment a semi-truck was split in two by an incoming train after it got stuck on the railroad tracks.
Hypersonic weapons and the new space race | Project Force
Al Jazeera, 06 May 2021
@AlexGatopoulos looks at how hypersonic missiles are emerging as a key tool in the race to dominate the next frontier - outer space.
Woman gives birth to nine babies
BBC, 06 May 2021
A 25-year-old Malian woman has given birth to nine babies - two more than doctors had detected during scans.
Duchess of Cambridge speaks to 4-year-old leukaemia patient who featured in photography project
Telegraph, 06 May 2021
The Duchess of Cambridge has chatted with a youngster whose heart-breaking separation from her father during lockdown became a symbol of the importance of isolation during the p...
Netflix series 'Zero' signals racial breakthrough in Italian TV
AP, 06 May 2021
The writer and female star of "Zero" talk about the series' pioneering inclusivity in Italy.
Covid grant pays for $250,000 giant squid statue in Japan
AFP, 06 May 2021
A remote Japanese fishing town has sparked debate after spending coronavirus relief funds on a giant squid statue that cost nearly $250,000 in a controversial bid to boost post-...
Join CGTN for a firsthand look at the Hainan Expo
CGTN, 06 May 2021
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8th day of unrest | Bogota anti-govt protests met with tear gas and water cannons
RT, 06 May 2021
Rioters have attacked Colombia’s parliament during a demonstration in the country’s capital Bogota.
Jersey: scores of French protest boats gather near main port over post-Brexit fishing rights
Guardian, 06 May 2021
British Navy vessels patrolled waters around Jersey on Thursday as dozens of French boats gathered near the island's main port in protest over post-Brexit fishing rights.
Putting our pandemic precautions to the test
Sky, 06 May 2021
How much cleaning, wiping and disinfecting is necessary to stop the transfer of COVID-19, and how much is so-called 'hygiene theatre'? Sky's 'All Out Politics' presenter Adam Bo...
WHO warns against 'fatigue' in Africa's Covid-19 response
CNN, 06 May 2021
CNN's Zain Asher speaks to Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization's Regional Director for Africa, about the continent's coronavirus response.
Tech and tradition in harmony as robot band performs on traditional Chinese instruments
SCMP, 06 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An all-robot band named MOJA took centre stage at Beijing’s Tsinghua University to perform using ...
A revolution in retail recycling? | Rethink Sustainability
FT, 06 May 2021
Unwanted goods create mountains of waste and cost retailers hundreds of billions of dollars.
Protests erupt across Colombia
FRANCE24, 06 May 2021
The United Nations has denounced the excessive use of force by security officers in #Colombia after numerous deaths were reported during days of anti-government protests.
Banning Trump From Facebook Was Right Decision: Oversight Board
Bloomberg, 06 May 2021
May.06 -- Helle Thorning-Schmidt, co-chair of Facebook Oversight
Alberta's COVID-19 crisis: Canada's House of Commons holds emergency debate
CA, 06 May 2021
The House of Commons of Canada held an emergency debate on Alberta's deepening COVID-19 crisis on Wednesday evening.
Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump ruling, but says indefinite suspension was "not appropriat…
CBS, 06 May 2021
Facebook's oversight board announced Wednesday that it is upholding the company's decision to suspend the account of former President Donald Trump.