Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Biden discusses crisis and opportunity during first speech to Congress
CBS, 29 Apr 2021
In his first presidential address to Congress, President Biden said America is "choosing truth over fear, light over darkness" and the country "is on the move again." Watch his remarks.
Hamas blames Israel for escalating violence as clashes erupt in West Bank
CA, 12 May 2021
Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh said on Tuesday Israel had "ignited fire" in Jerusalem and was responsible for the consequences after an escalation of rocket fire and airstrikes.
Spain adopts law to protect 'gig' delivery workers
AP, 12 May 2021
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Nigel Farage says 'collapse' of UK Labour Party puts Dems on notice
FOX, 12 May 2021
Nigel Farage declares socialism 'dead' on 'The Ingraham Angle.'
Liz Cheney Addresses Calls To Remove Her From GOP Leadership
NBC, 12 May 2021
Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Liz Cheney spoke on efforts
Texas special election results leave some Democrats worried about 2022 midterms
CBS, 12 May 2021
Two Republicans will face each other in a runoff election following a special election for Texas' 6th congressional district.
State of emergency declared in Israel's Lod, security on guard after rocket attacks
AFP, 12 May 2021
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the central city of Lod after declared a state of emergency.
PBS NewsHour West live episode, May 11, 2021
PBS, 12 May 2021
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Golden Globes backlash making an impact in Hollywood
Reuters, 12 May 2021
The fallout over the lack of diversity within the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is having a wider impact in Hollywood after NBC dropped its broadcast of the Golden Globes ...
'You are entirely and completely incorrect': Dr. Fauci fires back at Rand Paul
CNN, 12 May 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci sparred with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) during a Senate hearing on combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
Israeli airstrikes demolish tower block and Hamas rocket hits bus as violence escalates
Guardian, 12 May 2021
Israel has vowed to further intensify its attacks on Gaza, after a day of ferocious confrontations that left more than 30 people dead.
Boris Johnson sets out ‘levelling up’ agenda night
BBC, 12 May 2021
The UK government unveiled 30 planned new laws for the year ahead in the Queen's Speech.
Dozens dead as Israel and Hamas hurtle towards 'full scale war'
FRANCE24, 12 May 2021
Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Tuesday, raising the death toll in two days to 32 Palestinians and three people in Israel, with Israel carrying out multiple ai...
Pro-Palestine protesters hold rally in London
RT, 12 May 2021
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Pakistan’s Karachi residents left thirsty amid water shortages
SCMP, 12 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Residents in Karachi, Pakistan have been facing severe water shortages due to chronic droughts, a...
Ballymurphy: Families win justice after almost fifty years
Sky, 12 May 2021
John Teggart and Briege Voyle have waited almost fifty years to get justice for a lost parent, who were among the 10 victims at Ballymurphy after a Army operation in Belfast.
Hamas has launched rockets at Tel Aviv after a major Israeli airstrike in Gaza
DW, 12 May 2021
Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Tuesday, raising the death toll in two days to at least 30 Palestinians and three Israelis, with Israel carrying out multiple a...
PM & Defense minister Press conference: Netanyahu warns Hamas
Al Jazeera, 12 May 2021
The Israeli military continued to bombard the besieged Gaza Strip on Tuesday, targeting several areas after rockets were fired from the enclave.
In full: Boris Johnson addresses MPs in Queen’s Speech debate
Telegraph, 12 May 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has opened the Queen’s Speech debate. In this morning's Queen's Speech, the Government pledged to bring forward proposals to reform adult social car...
Canadian 'whistleblower' back home 6 years after being detained in Dubai
CA, 12 May 2021
Quebecer André Gauthier spent six years detained off and on in the Middle East over a crime that he did not commit.
Children among Gaza air strike injured in hospital
AP, 12 May 2021
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