Thursday, Jun 24, 2021
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BREAKING: New NI ministerial team announced
Sky, 08 Jun 2021
Edwin Poots MLA, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, has announced the formation of a new Cabinet.
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Amazon sees Prime Day sales boost amid supply snags
Reuters, 24 Jun 2021
Amazon’s Prime Day saw strong online sales growth in the U.S., even though discounts were limited by issues with the supply chain.
Another sign of China's tightening grip on Hong Kong?
DW, 24 Jun 2021
A victim of tyranny. That was the defiant cover story of the last ever edition of the Apple Daily - as Hong Kong's final pro-democracy newspaper wrote its own obituary.
Saving New York | People and Power
Al Jazeera, 24 Jun 2021
Now well into its second year, the coronavirus pandemic has devastated
Biden's speech writer is 'the dumbest person in the world': Brandon Tatum
FOX, 24 Jun 2021
Former police officer Brandon Tatum and New York Post's Sohrab Amari discuss Biden's gun control plan and critical race theory.
Polls open in Gibraltar's abortion referendum
AFP, 24 Jun 2021
People queue outside a polling station in Gibraltar to vote on plans to ease draconian abortion laws in a referendum delayed for over a year by the coronavirus pandemic.
Schumer, Pelosi Hope For July Infrastructure Vote
NBC, 24 Jun 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi say they hope Congress will vote on both the budget reconciliation bill and the infrastructure package by July.
Software pioneer & fugitive John McAfee dead at 75
AP, 24 Jun 2021
John McAfee, the security software pioneer who tried to live life as a hedonistic outsider while running from a host of legal troubles, was found dead in his jail cell near Barc...
COVID-19 survivor who beat all odds inspires health care workers
CA, 24 Jun 2021
When Jaime Vargas, 53, arrived at Toronto's Michael Garron Hospital with COVID-19, he was one of the sickest people doctors had ever seen.
Home prices surge to record highs
CBS, 24 Jun 2021
U.S. home prices were up by nearly 24% in May compared to last year, the highest surge in more than two decades.
Why has the Hoover Dam hit an historically low water level?
BBC, 24 Jun 2021
The largest reservoir in the US has fallen to the lowest level in history. The troubling milestone at Lake Mead, which is formed by the Hoover Dam, is the latest consequence of ...
Qantas Set to Emerge From Covid Mess Stronger Than Ever
Bloomberg, 24 Jun 2021
Jun.23 -- Qantas Airways Ltd. is poised to emerge stronger from the Covid-19 pandemic than other aviation peers.
WATCH LIVE: Director Christopher Wray testifies on FBI budget
PBS, 24 Jun 2021
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'The worst is yet to come': Draft UN climate report warns of drastic changes over 30 years
FRANCE24, 24 Jun 2021
Climate change will fundamentally reshape life on Earth in the
The Press Preview - a first look at Thursday's headlines
Sky, 24 Jun 2021
Anna Botting takes a first look at Thursday's headlines - with Kevin Maguire, associate editor of the Daily Mirror, and parliamentary sketch writer and Telegraph columnist Madel...
Suicide has been 4 times deadlier than combat for US soldiers - study
RT, 24 Jun 2021
The forever wars that the US launched after 9/11 led to a surge in military suicides, a new study claims, with traumatized soldiers taking their own lives as they are repeatedly...
Business leaders issue stark warning to Boris Johnson over food shortages
ITV, 24 Jun 2021
Food producers and road hauliers have warned the UK government
Widower: Covid 'long haulers' need mental health support immediately
CNN, 24 Jun 2021
Nick Guthe said his wife Heidi Ferrer, a well-known Hollywood screenwriter, had been battling debilitating symptoms for more than a year before she died by suicide.
'Poor man': Queen expresses sympathy for Matt Hancock
Guardian, 24 Jun 2021
The Queen has held her first in-person weekly audience with the prime minister in 15 months, and informed him she had been speaking to 'your secretary of state for health, poor ...
Hong Kong residents flock to buy last edition of Apple Daily
Reuters, 24 Jun 2021
Hong Kong residents rushed to snap up copies of the final edition of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, which was forced to close after 26 years amid a national security crack...
Merkel to give final parliamentary address to the German Bundestag
DW, 24 Jun 2021
It's another "last of" that's being closely watched in Germany as the Merkel era comes to end.