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Agreement with Iran 'gives time to diplomacy' says IAEA
AFP, 13 Sep 2021
The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog hails the agreement struck with Iran over access to surveillance equipment at Iranian nuclear facilities, saying it allows space for diplomatic talks. SOUNDBITE
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Eritrean refugees were killed and raped in Tigray, HRW says
Reuters, 17 Sep 2021
Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias raped, detained and killed Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, a report by Human Rights Watch said.
Space tourism: SpaceX sends all-civilian crew into orbit
AFP, 17 Sep 2021
For the first time in history, an all-civilian mission has launched to orbit. The crew of four novices will spend three days orbiting the Earth in a SpaceX spacecraft without a ...
De Blasio: Vaccinations required at UNGA
AP, 17 Sep 2021
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that he reached out to U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres two weeks ago and let him know the city's vaccination requirement...
School district bans books on Rosa Parks and Malala. Now students want answers
CNN, 17 Sep 2021
Students in a southern Pennsylvania school district are battling the latest example of panic spreading over how history and race are taught in schools across the US.
Milley faces growing calls to resign over call with China
FOX, 17 Sep 2021
'Outnumbered' panel question the purpose of General Milley's phone call with China if not to undermine President Trump's authority.
CBSN Originals preview: Ghost Light: The Year Broadway Went Dark
CBS, 17 Sep 2021
A new CBSN Originals documentary takes a look at how performers, directors and other Broadway staffers survived after COVID-19 forced theaters to shut their doors.
Hezbollah-brokered Iranian fuel arrives in crisis-hit Lebanon
Al Jazeera, 16 Sep 2021
Much needed fuel has arrived in Lebanon to ease the country's crippling shortages.
Simone Biles blames system for enabling abuse
BBC, 16 Sep 2021
Elite US gymnast Simone Biles has testified before the Senate about abuse she suffered at the hands of disgraced former team doctor, Larry Nassar.
COVID-19 threatens to cause irreversible harm to education and well-being of kids | COVID-19 Special
DW, 16 Sep 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on many families. Work and school both have been taking place at home.
Police bodycam footage shows Gabby Petito, fiancé pulled over before her disappearance
CA, 16 Sep 2021
Utah police have released body camera footage from Aug. 12 that shows Gabby Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie talking to officers after being pulled over, a month before she ...
Morning News NOW Full Broadcast - September 16
NBC, 16 Sep 2021
SpaceX makes history by launching four civilians into space for
Central African Republic: UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers after sex abuse claims • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 16 Sep 2021
In this edition: Hundreds of Gabonese peacekeepers are being withdrawn from CAR following the latest sex abuse allegations.
France: AUKUS security pact a 'stab in the back' that 'betrayed trust'
Telegraph, 16 Sep 2021
The French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian expressed anger after Australia announced it would be backing out of a French deal to build diesel powered submarines.
Sea sacrifice ceremony marks start of fishing season in E China
CGTN, 16 Sep 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The harvest season has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo after a fishing ban that lasted for four and half months.
All-time-high gas prices excite Europe's power market
RT, 16 Sep 2021
Gas prices have hit an all-time record, with a high nearing $1,000 per cubic meter.
'Shang-Chi' line lost in translation, but still a super way to say ‘wise up’ in Cantonese
SCMP, 16 Sep 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Luisa Tam teaches you how to indirectly tell someone to “eat humble pie” in Cantonese, using refe...
Global Supply Chain Chaos
Bloomberg, 16 Sep 2021
Sep.16 -- Chaos is disrupting supply chains around the world.
Aukus 'not intended to be adversarial' towards China says Johnson
Guardian, 16 Sep 2021
Boris Johnson has said the new security partnership between the US, UK and Australia is not intended as an ‘adversarial’ move against China.
ASOS targets net zero carbon emissions by 2030
Sky, 16 Sep 2021
Online fashion retailer ASOS has set a target of net zero carbon emissions across the supply chain by 2030.
PBS NewsHour West live episode, Sept. 15, 2021
PBS, 16 Sep 2021
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