Friday, Apr 16, 2021
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Indian farmers protest for 100th day in New Delhi
AFP, 06 Mar 2021
India farmers enter the 100th day of ongoing protests over agricultural reform between farmers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.
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Legal expert: Prosecution will say Chauvin was unreasonable, defense will call Floyd's death a "t…
CBS, 16 Apr 2021
The prosecution and the defense in Derek Chauvin's murder trial will have one last chance to sway the jury on Monday morning.
Frontline nurse shocked and touched by Taylor Swift gift
Reuters, 16 Apr 2021
An American flight nurse says she was shocked and touched to receive a surprise gift box and personal note from music star Taylor Swift thanking her for her work in the fight ag...
Sri Lanka hotel preserves Prince Philip's first car
AFP, 16 Apr 2021
An almost 90-year-old car that once belonged to Britain's late Prince Philip is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka.
WATCH LIVE: Police give update on Indianapolis FedEx facility shooting
PBS, 16 Apr 2021
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Indianapolis shooting: Authorities provide update on mass casualty incident at FedEx facility | LIVE
CA, 16 Apr 2021
Indianapolis authorities are expected to provide an update on a mass shooting that occurred at a FedEx facility which began late Thursday and left at least nine people dead.
Live: Indianapolis Police Hold Briefing On Mass Shooting At FedEx Facility | NBC News
NBC, 16 Apr 2021
Watch live coverage as the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department holds a briefing on the mass shooting at a FedEx facility where eight people were killed.
'Stunning hypocrisy': 'Friends' hosts on Facebook blocking story on BLM leader
FOX, 16 Apr 2021
'Fox & Friends Weekend' host Will Cain reacts after Facebook blocked a New York Post story on a Black Lives Matter co-founder's luxury home purchases.
China posts record economic growth after plunge 12 months ago
Al Jazeera, 16 Apr 2021
China has released record growth figures, as it rebounds from the pandemic. Its economy grew by 18.3% in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period last year.
More than 700 killed since Myanmar's military coup in February
DW, 16 Apr 2021
The European Union is reportedly planning to sanction ten individuals and two companies connected to the military regime in Myanmar.
Katey Sagal's latest role is inspired by activist Erin Brockovich
AP, 16 Apr 2021
Katey Sagal is proud of her role in the new ABC series “Rebel.”
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are handed suspended sentences
Guardian, 16 Apr 2021
A group of high-profile activists including the media mogul Jimmy Lai have been sentenced to jail terms of up to 18 months for organising or attending 'unauthorised assemblies'.
From grassland to the stage: Erjanat's dream of dancing
CGTN, 16 Apr 2021
As a college student in Ili, Xinjiang, Erjanat Nurkidir's biggest aspiration is to become a dancer and spread Xinjiang's traditional culture.
Russian MiG-31 escorts US reconnaissance aircraft off Kamchatka coast
RT, 16 Apr 2021
A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet has escorted an American RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Pacific Ocean along the southeastern coast of Kamchatka.
At least 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility
CNN, 16 Apr 2021
A gunman opened fire outside and inside a FedEx facility near Indianapolis' main airport killing eight people, wounding several others and sending witnesses running before takin...
Police tear-smoke warning souvenirs offered at Hong Kong National Security Education Day
SCMP, 16 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Riot police souvenirs were on display at Hong Kong’s National Security Education Day on April 15,...
Alex Salmond refuses to apologise after trial as Alba Party seeks election success
Sky, 16 Apr 2021
The newly launched Alba Party is hoping for lots of seats in the forthcoming Scottish election however during an interview with Sky's Adam Boulton, their leader Alex Salmond ref...
Escaping the anti-vax conspiracy rabbit hole
BBC, 16 Apr 2021
Catherine grew up in a family that lived an alternative lifestyle. When social media became a big part of her life, she became a huge believer in anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
Ukraine-Russia tensions: Zelensky, Macron and Merkel hold security talks
FRANCE24, 16 Apr 2021
Ukrainian President Volodymyr #Zelenskyy is holding talks on Friday with French President Emmanuel #Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel amid growing tensions with #Russia...
Joe Biden announces tough new sanctions on Russia
Telegraph, 16 Apr 2021
Joe Biden imposed tough new economic sanctions on Moscow, and expelled 10 Russian diplomats, over the same SolarWinds hack that caused chaos to US government computer systems la...
JPMorgan's $13 Billion Bonds Offering Is Largest Bank Deal Ever
Bloomberg, 16 Apr 2021
Apr.16 -- April Larusse, fixed-income product specialist at Insight