Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021
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Final stages | Nord Stream 2 construction under more pressure
RT, 02 Apr 2021
Nord Stream 2 is at the final stages of the construction despite US sanctions. However, it now faces more covert forms of pressure.
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200 tourists, one isolated resort: a lockdown test
Reuters, 14 Apr 2021
Almost 200 Dutch tourists traded lockdown in the Netherlands for eight days of voluntary confinement in a Greek beach resort, as part of a test to see if holidays can be arrange...
Facebook reviews Trump's suspension from company's platforms
CBS, 14 Apr 2021
Facebook's Oversight Board is reviewing President Trump's ban from company's platforms.
Stewart pushes bill to aid vets ill from burn pits
AP, 14 Apr 2021
Activist and comedian Jon Stewart joined U.S. veterans and lawmakers to push legislation to provide presumptive benefits to U.S.
Tribute to US Capitol attack victim police officer Billy Evans
BBC, 14 Apr 2021
Billy Evans, the US Capitol police officer who was killed in the recent attack, was "an amazing guy", his life-long friend Jason LaForest has said.
Why is Kenya trying to close one of the world's biggest refugee camps? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 14 Apr 2021
The fate of more than 400,000 people remains unclear after a court ruling temporarily blocked the closure of two huge refugee camps in Kenya.
Apache Tribe Fights To Save Its Centuries-Old Holy Place | NBC News
NBC, 14 Apr 2021
To the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona, Oak Flat is a place where generations have come to carry out religious ceremonies and connect with their Creator.
White House responds to calls to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clot reports
CA, 14 Apr 2021
White House Senior Coronavirus Coordinator Jeff Zients and director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr.
Biden doesn't agree with Tlaib's call to end policing, Psaki says
FOX, 14 Apr 2021
White House press secretary Jen Psaki discusses Biden administration's position on police reform.
Avlon calls out Tucker Carlson's 'replacement' theory defense
CNN, 14 Apr 2021
CNN's John Avlon looks at Fox News' Tucker Carlson and his defense of the 'great replacement' theory.
WATCH LIVE: Attorney Ben Crump holds news conference with families of Daunte Wright, George Floyd
PBS, 14 Apr 2021
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W.House committed to Iran talks despite 'provocative' uranium enrichment goal
AFP, 14 Apr 2021
The White House says it remains committed to nuclear negotiations with Iran despite Tehran's "provocative" statement that it will ramp up uranium enrichment.
US suspends use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine
DW, 14 Apr 2021
The drugmaker Johnson & Johnson says it will delay the rollout of its COVID-19 vaccine in Europe.
British vlogger shows life in China after height of COVID-19
CGTN, 13 Apr 2021
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China has taken comprehensive and strict measures to contain the virus' transmission.
75% Vaccination Rate Difficult Without Under-16s: Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg, 13 Apr 2021
Apr.13 -- Dr. Amesh Adalja, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar, says reaching a U.S.
Daunte Wright's brother speaks out at vigil as police deploy teargas at protesters
Guardian, 13 Apr 2021
Dallas Bryant, the brother of the 20-year-old Black man who was shot dead by police in the suburbs of Minneapolis on Sunday, says he could never understand Wright's fear of bein...
BREAKING: Scottish pubs can reopen indoors at end of April
Sky, 13 Apr 2021
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces indoor hospitality in Scotland will open three weeks ahead of England.
Dozens rally to demand justice over Daunte Wright shooting in NYC
RT, 13 Apr 2021
Washington Square Park in New York City has seen dozens marching after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was shot by police in Minnesota.
Rome Mayor mixes up colosseum, French Nîmes arena in golf ad sparking rage for 'monumental' error
FRANCE24, 13 Apr 2021
In a promotional video for a major golf tournament, the Mayor of Rome tried to present one of the city’s most famous landmarks - the Colosseum -, but featured instead the Roman ...
Boris Johnson warns Covid infections will rise as lockdown eases
Telegraph, 13 Apr 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the public that coronavirus infections will rise once again as lockdown eases.
Chinese and US table tennis players mark 50 years since ‘ping-pong diplomacy’
SCMP, 13 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Shanghai hosted a series of friendly table tennis matches between Chinese and American amateur pl...