Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021
Focus on the big picture
George Floyd's girlfriend gives tearful testimony about addiction struggle
Guardian, 02 Apr 2021
George Floyd’s girlfriend has told the Derek Chauvin murder trial that the couple shared an addiction to opioid painkillers that they struggled to overcome in the weeks before his death.
Courteney Ross described meeting 'Floyd', but the bulk of her testimony on the fourth day of the trial focused on the pair’s opioid use
Canada “closely monitoring” US pauses use of J&J COVID-19 vaccine over blood clots
CA, 14 Apr 2021
U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for at least a few days after six women under age 50 developed rare b...
Today in History April 14th
AP, 14 Apr 2021
On this day in history: President Abraham Lincoln assassinated; Titanic strikes iceberg; First videotape demonstrated; Loretta Lynn born.
FOX reporter: Some rioters identified themselves as Antifa
FOX, 14 Apr 2021
Brooklyn Center, Minn. declares an unlawful assembly; Mike Tobin
Hundreds protest in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for third night
CBS, 14 Apr 2021
Hundreds of people protested in front of the police station in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the third night after the death of Daunte Wright.
Biden to pull U.S. Afghanistan troops by 9/11
Reuters, 14 Apr 2021
President Joe Biden plans to withdraw the remaining 2,500 U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept.
PBS NewsHour West live episode, Apr. 13, 2021
PBS, 14 Apr 2021
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NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) - April 13th, 2021
NBC, 14 Apr 2021
FDA and CDC recommend pausing Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccinations after ‘rare’ blood clots, Dr.
Third night of protest in Minnesota after police kill Black motorist
AFP, 14 Apr 2021
Hundreds of protesters gather in the evening outside Brooklyn Center's police station, in the suburbs of Minneapolis, despite a curfew imposed after a police officer fatally sho...
2021/04/13 Semiconductor chip crunch / Lens woman Vivian Maier in her element
CGTN, 14 Apr 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video — Can a White House CEO summit help fix the trouble with the global supply of #semiconductor chips? Is geopolitics part of the problem? — An...
China Orders 34 Internet Firms to Curb Excesses
Bloomberg, 14 Apr 2021
Apr.13 -- China ordered 34 internet corporations to rectify their anti-competitive practices within the next month.
Warning: live stream of Derek Chauvin trial may contain distressing footage
Guardian, 14 Apr 2021
Warning: some viewers may find the following footage distressing.
Artist Tracey Emin on recovering from cancer and expressing tragedy in her work night
BBC, 14 Apr 2021
British artist Tracey Emin talks to Newsnight’s Kirsty Wark about surviving aggressive bladder cancer and the re-opening of her exhibition with paintings by Edvard Munch at the ...
Press Preview: A first look at Wednesday's newspaper headlines
Sky, 14 Apr 2021
A look at the headlines making Wednesday's papers with Mail On Sunday commentator Dan Hodges and broadcaster and journalist Rachel Johnson.
Japan’s paralympic ping-pong legend still smashing winners at 73-year-old
SCMP, 14 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Japanese table tennis player Kimie Bessho is competing to play in the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics.
1st day of Ramadan in the Great Mosque of Mecca
RT, 14 Apr 2021
A small group of worshippers attends Ramadan night prayer, Tarawih in the Great Mosque of Mecca.
George Floyd's family offer comfort to relatives of Daunte Wright as Minneapolis rages
ITV, 14 Apr 2021
In the US city of Minneapolis, where George Floyd died, the family of another Black man have described their loss and sense of injustice.
Record number of children crossing US border on their own
DW, 14 Apr 2021
The number of new arrivals has gone up sharply since President Biden ended many Trump-era policies.
Burkina ex-president Compaoré to be tried for Thomas Sankara's murder - Eye on Africa
FRANCE24, 14 Apr 2021
In tonight's edition: In Burkina Faso, judges have ruled that
Watch again: George Floyd killing - Derek Chauvin trial for murder continues | Day 12
Telegraph, 14 Apr 2021
Warning: The court may broadcast graphic material. Credit: COURT TV. George Floyd's death in Minneapolis last May caused a national reckoning over race relations and police brut...
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.