Monday, Jun 21, 2021
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Labor organizers rally for Great Lakes pipeline
AP, 12 May 2021
Labor organizers spread 1,200 hard hats across the grounds of the Michigan Capitol, saying they represented jobs that would be lost without the Line 5 oil pipeline (May 11)
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EU approves new sanctions on Belarus - What impact will they have?
DW, 21 Jun 2021
00:00 New EU sanctions follow forced grounding of airliner The EU has approved new sanctions against Belarus — ratcheting up the pressure on its leader after the forced landing ...
Syria's drought puts Assad's wheat drive in peril
Reuters, 21 Jun 2021
The “year of wheat” campaign pushed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is in jeopardy after low rainfall risked leaving an import gap of at least 1.5 million tonnes, according ...
Are deepfakes dangerous? | Start Here
Al Jazeera, 21 Jun 2021
Deepfake videos are becoming more common. These AI-generated fake videos are getting easier to create and more realistic.
Delta COVID-19 Variant Could Cause Fall Surge, U.S. Officials Warn
NBC, 21 Jun 2021
As states across the country continue to lift remaining Covid-19 restrictions, health officials are warning that the delta variant, first detected in India, could cause a surge ...
Danger and demons: Yemen's mysterious 'Well of Hell'
AFP, 21 Jun 2021
Surrounded in mystery and tales of demons, the Well of Barhout in Yemen's east -- known as the "Well of Hell" -- is a little-understood natural wonder.
Pride Month Love Stories: Couple fights for same-sex marriage in India
CBS, 21 Jun 2021
When Vaibhav Jain moved to Washington, D.C., from India, he went to his first Pride parade – and his life changed forever.
Fauci is a Democratic activist, not a neutral public health expert: Tom Cotton
FOX, 21 Jun 2021
The Republican senator says Dr. Fauci's priorities seemed more focused on protecting his reputation than providing information about China.
Exploring Shanghai's past and present
CGTN, 21 Jun 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-21/Exploring-Shanghai-s-past-and-present-11hihx6ZuJa/index.html Shanghai is one of the world's great financial centers, and a bustli...
Weightlifter to be first transgender Olympic athlete at Tokyo 2020
BBC, 21 Jun 2021
New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has become the first transgender athlete picked to compete at an Olympics.
Delta Variant Next Chapter of Covid Pandemic: Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg, 21 Jun 2021
Jun.21 -- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Vice
Car bomb targets French soldiers in Mali, several injured
FRANCE24, 21 Jun 2021
A #carbomb #explosion targeting France's #Barkhane force in the central #Malian town of #Gossi on Monday #injured several #soldiers, local sources told FRANCE 24.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Village opens to the media
SCMP, 21 Jun 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have opened the athletes’ village to the media.
Russian FM Lavrov and OSCE chief Schmid hold press conference in Moscow
RT, 21 Jun 2021
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Elephant breaks into kitchen in Thailand looking for snacks
Guardian, 21 Jun 2021
A hungry elephant crashed through a kitchen wall looking for something to eat in the early hours of Saturday morning in southern Thailand.
BREAKING: It's 'looking good' for 19 July but PM refuses to rule out further lockdowns
Sky, 21 Jun 2021
The Prime Minister has said it is "looking good" for 19 July to be the "terminus point" for England's coronavirus restrictions but he did not rule out the prospect of further lo...
An in-depth firsthand look at the resources that are going into tracking the Asian elephant herd
CD, 21 Jun 2021
In this mini-series of #Elephant Trek, we give an in-depth firsthand
ShowBiz Minute: Smith, Jolie, Foo Fighters
AP, 21 Jun 2021
Will Smith releasing memoir "Will" in November; Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp in Burkina Faso; Foo Fighters reopen Madison Square Garden with first event after pandemic clo...
Will China become the centre of the world economy?
FT, 21 Jun 2021
The global economy is shifting away from the US and Europe towards
Stonehenge: Crowds defy advice to stay away on Summer Solstice day
Telegraph, 21 Jun 2021
Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH Visitors defied advice to stay away from the Stonehenge on the morning of the longest day.
Sweet sustainability: How plastic could be used for ice cream flavoring
CA, 21 Jun 2021
Much of the world is still heavily reliant on plastic bottles, despite its huge toll on the environment and constant calls for people to take recycling seriously.