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Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has died
AP, 18 Feb 2021
Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. His death Wednesday at the age of 70 came a year after announcing he had Stage Four lung cancer. (Feb. 17)
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Clashes in Senegal as opposition leader held in custody
AFP, 05 Mar 2021
Dozens of demonstrators and security forces clash in Senegal's capital Dakar, one day after the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, who is being held in custody.
Ghana Supreme court upholds president's election victory
Reuters, 05 Mar 2021
Ghana's Supreme Court upheld President Nana Akufo-Addo's election victory, a ruling grudgingly accepted by the runner-up John Mahama who maintained the legitimacy of his challen...
Beijing’s plans for Hong Kong could end city’s opposition
CNN, 05 Mar 2021
Members of China's political elite preparing for an annual summit in Beijing have their sights set on Hong Kong.
Detroit fights to slow pace of coronavirus in city
AP, 05 Mar 2021
Free mass testing and adherence to coronavirus protocols in Detroit
‘Shock and awe’ for Hong Kong as China targets elections
Al Jazeera, 05 Mar 2021
China’s biggest political gathering of the year has opened in Beijing. In the face of rising international criticism, the country's leaders have outlined its economic and enviro...
Former Israeli ambassador weighs in on investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel in Palesti…
CBS, 05 Mar 2021
This week, the International Criminal Court announced that is will investigate alleged Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories.
Live: Astronauts Spacewalk Outside ISS
NBC, 05 Mar 2021
Watch live coverage as NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi work on upgrades to the International Space Station.
China hikes defense spending and GDP goals at National People's Congress
DW, 05 Mar 2021
One year ago, much of China was shut down to help contain the spread of coronavirus.
Arizona sheriff says Biden executive order left border ‘wide open’
FOX, 05 Mar 2021
Cochise County, Ariz., Sheriff Mark Dannels discusses how President Biden's executive order to halt border wall construction could impact his state and other border states.
Starfishes removed to save endangered species in Australia
BBC, 05 Mar 2021
The Northern Pacific seastar has spread rapidly through the River Derwent in Tasmania, Australia, since the starfish was introduced from Japan in the 1980s.
Covid-19 pandemic accelerates 'uberisation' of drug market in France
FRANCE24, 05 Mar 2021
In France, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced drug dealers to find new ways of selling their wares.
Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for historic Iraq visit
RT, 05 Mar 2021
On his first trip abroad in 15 months, Pope Francis arrives in
Chinese Premier Li Delivers Work Report at NPC
Bloomberg, 05 Mar 2021
Mar.05 -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers the government's work report at the opening of the National People's Congress.
China’s 2021 National People’s Congress opens with Hong Kong’s electoral system on the agenda
SCMP, 05 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China’s most important political meeting, the National People’s Congress (NPC), opened on March 5...
'I'm too scared to send my child back to school because of Covid'
Telegraph, 05 Mar 2021
For many parents, the reopening of schools on March 8 cannot come soon enough. But Mari-Anne Chiromo, a single mother who lives in London, does not share that sense of anticipat...
MOFA: China calls for joint efforts with U.S. to battle COVID-19
CGTN, 05 Mar 2021
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Into The Grey Zone: Episode 9
Sky, 05 Mar 2021
In this final episode, we have the first ever interview with serving MI5 officers who work in counter intelligence.
Nurses will be demoralised over 'pitiful' 1% pay rise, says nursing union
Guardian, 05 Mar 2021
Nurses and doctors have accused ministers of not valuing health service personnel highly enough after the recommendation that more than 1 million staff should receive only a sma...
WATCH LIVE: Senate debates latest COVID relief in American Rescue Plan Act
PBS, 05 Mar 2021
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Meghan vs. Buckingham Palace: Royal family feud intensifies
CA, 05 Mar 2021
Ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey airing March 7 on Global TV, tensions are ratcheting up between the couple and the rest of the Ro...