Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Ukraine frontline fighting: Russian shells rain down on villages north of Mariupol
BBC, 14 May 2022
Russian troops are intensifying their attacks in parts of south-eastern Ukraine, which are seeing some of the heaviest fighting of the war.
With the port city of Mariupol almost entirely under Russian control, their forces have been pushing north and west towards the city of Zaporizhzhia, where many civilians have sought refuge.
Clive Myrie in Kyiv presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Laura Bicker and camera journalist Julie Ritson, who were at the frontline just as the Russians launched an attack.
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Beasley, Budd win NC Senate primary elections
AP, 18 May 2022
U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should ag...
Mastriano Lists Agenda As Governor During Pennsylvania GOP Nominee Victory Speech
NBC, 18 May 2022
Projected Pennsylvania Republican governor nominee Doug Mastriano
People have to run in the 'shadow' of Trump: Gingrich
FOX, 18 May 2022
Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich discusses the takeaways from
Cannes: Stars on the red carpet on opening night
AFP, 18 May 2022
Julianne Moore, Eva Longoria, Forest Whitaker... actors, directors and jury members walk the red carpet on the opening night of the 75th Cannes film festival.
Bill 96: Quebec premier says health care will remain the same for anglophones, immigrants
CA, 18 May 2022
Quebec Premier François Legault is defending Bill 96 again, saying critics of the legislation have it wrong and insisting that access to health care for anglophones and immigran...
Amber Heard cross-examined by Johnny Depp's lawyers
CBS, 18 May 2022
Johnny Depp's legal team finished its second day of questioning Amber Heard. Depp is suing his ex-wife over an op-ed she wrote in 2018 for The Washington Post where she describe...
PBS NewsHour West live episode, May 17, 2022
PBS, 18 May 2022
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See shattered Russian armor left behind after Ukrainian soldiers stop advance
CNN, 18 May 2022
In a CNN exclusive, Sam Kiley travels to the front lines in Bilohorivka, Ukraine, where Russian forces suffered a major defeat after Ukrainian forces stopped their advance.
Cannes jury president 'overjoyed' as festival opens
Reuters, 18 May 2022
The Cannes Film Festival rolled out the red carpet as the Mediterranean port city filled up with film stars, festival goers and oglers for the 75th anniversary event, bringing b...
Biden urges America to reject 'poison' of white supremacy
Sky, 18 May 2022
President Biden has called white supremacy 'a poison running through our body politic', after meeting the families of victims, killed in a racially motivated mass shooting on Sa...
Flying Cheap (full documentary)
Frontline, 18 May 2022
After the deadly airline crash of Continental 3407 in Buffalo,
Pay with a smile: Mastercard launches facial recognition biometrics
SCMP, 18 May 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Mastercard is piloting technology that lets customers pay with their face, a smile or a wave.
The red carpet is ready: Ukraine and zombies at the 75th Cannes Film Festival • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 18 May 2022
The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday with a zombie-themed tribute to film-making by French director Michel Hazanavicius as the movie world returned to the Riviera...
Mariupol falls to Russian forces as defending troops evacuated
BBC, 18 May 2022
The siege of Mariupol is all but over as hundreds of its Ukrainian defenders finally abandoned the steel plant where they had held out for months under relentless bombardment.
More than 260 fighters evacuated from besieged Azovstal steel plant
ITV, 18 May 2022
More than 260 Ukrainian fighters, including those badly wounded,
Lebanon’s election results explained
Al Jazeera, 18 May 2022
Al Jazeera’s Kareem Chehayeb explains the significance of the
Gloom Deepens for Eurozone Growth
Bloomberg, 18 May 2022
The European Commission has slashed its forecast for 2022 eurozone
I'm a College Student with a Disability. Stop Treating Me Like a Child. | Op-Docs
NYT, 18 May 2022
With audio description, English and Spanish subtitles. Learn more about the film and listen to the audio description pre-show: https://likerightnowfilms.com/productions/details/...
Will Turkish objections stop Finland and Norway joining NATO?
DW, 18 May 2022
Sweden and Finland have formalized their NATO applications. Despite previous combative rhetoric from the Kremlin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the Nordic countrie...
Azovstal, economic trouble in the West & we call a Ukrainian MP | Ukraine: The Latest | Podcast
Telegraph, 18 May 2022
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