Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021
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On This Day: 9 June 1980
AP, 09 Jun 2021
In 1980, comedian and actor Richard Pryor set himself on fire while drinking, risking his life. (June 9)
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Senate Republicans expected to block Democrats' voting rights bill
CBS, 22 Jun 2021
The Senate is expected to hold a test vote on a sweeping voting rights bill. The For the People Act is the Democrats' response to restrictive measures enacted by multiple Republ...
Spain's PM Pedro Sanchez announces pardoning of 9 jailed Catalan separatists
AFP, 22 Jun 2021
Spain has pardoned nine jailed Catalan separatists behind a failed 2017 independence bid, announces Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, in an attempt to break the deadlock ove...
U.N. irks Australia by recommending that Great Barrier Reef be listed 'in danger'
Reuters, 22 Jun 2021
The Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of World Heritage Sites that are 'in danger,' a United Nations panel said on Tuesday, drawing an angry response from Australia, ...
For The People Act Expected To Fail In Senate Vote
NBC, 22 Jun 2021
The For the People Act, which would implement sweeping voting rights reforms across the country, passed through the House along party lines, but a procedural vote in the Senate ...
Residents in flood-hit eastern India use boats to commute
CA, 22 Jun 2021
Floods from heavy rains in several eastern Indian states forced residents out of their homes as whole streets and residential areas were submerged in rain water on Monday.
Kennedy slams Dems' cynical election law: 'Screw the People Act'
FOX, 22 Jun 2021
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., on the Democrats’ election reform bill.
What New York voters want from a new mayor
BBC, 22 Jun 2021
With a crowded field of candidates, a new system of voting, and a city emerging from the pandemic, the race for mayor of New York City has been especially unpredictable.
Hear these Trump supporters' hopes for the Arizona audit
CNN, 22 Jun 2021
CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports on parallels to the days leading up to the January 6 Capitol insurrection as anticipation grows around the end of the fraudulent Arizona election ...
UEFA rejects rainbow illumination as 'political content'
DW, 22 Jun 2021
European football's governing body UEFA has declined a request to allow Munich's Allianz Arena to be illuminated in rainbow colors in support of LGBTQ+ rights, saying it would r...
Ivory Coast working to process more of its cocoa harvest
Al Jazeera, 22 Jun 2021
Ivory Coast is the world's biggest cocoa producer, but it exports much of its harvests as raw material.
Ethiopian unity & Tigray attacks: Ethiopia's Ambassador to France debates with Gérard Prunier
FRANCE24, 22 Jun 2021
There is much disagreement on the situation in Ethiopia and its many ethnic groups.
Job challenge: Expressway building in Tengger Desert
CGTN, 22 Jun 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-22/Job-challenge-Expressway-building-in-Tengger-Desert-11iRKXOMI1i/index.html Zhongwei City in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonom...
Morning Stock Movers: Delta, Nikola, MicroStrategy, Norwegian
Bloomberg, 22 Jun 2021
Jun.22 -- Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs runs down the biggest moving stocks in today's pre-market trading.
David Frost questioned over UK's relationship with the EU – watch live
Guardian, 22 Jun 2021
David Frost, the Cabinet Office minister, faces questions from parliament's foreign affairs committee over the UK's relationship with the EU Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTub...
China’s herd of rare Asian elephants heads north again after moving south
SCMP, 22 Jun 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A herd of Asian elephants in China that travelled over 500km (310 miles) north from its original ...
Inclusive or unfair? | Trans athlete to compete in Tokyo 2020 Olympics
RT, 22 Jun 2021
This year’s Olympics will see the first-ever transgender athlete participating in a competition.
Morrisons bid shines a light on the value of supermarkets
Sky, 22 Jun 2021
The recent rejected bid of £5.5bn for Morrisons has shed a light on the frequently overlooked value of supermarkets.
On This Day: 22 June 2005
AP, 22 Jun 2021
In 2005, after being a big hit on Broadway, the musical "Wicked" opened in Los Angeles.
UK v rest of the world: How Britain has fallen behind other countries in reopening | Covid-19
Telegraph, 22 Jun 2021
With the delay of the much anticipated 'Freedom Day', which was supposed to see most Covid restrictions dropped on June 21, the UK has fallen behind many other nations in reopen...
Behind-the-scenes look at how the elephants and residents are handling the wandering elephant herd.
CD, 22 Jun 2021
Follow us on our in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how the #elephants and residents are handling the wandering elephant #herd.