Sunday, Feb 28, 2021
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How a 'religious extremist' fabricates a Xinjiang 'genocide' report
CGTN, 28 Feb 2021
In recent months, the U.S. government has repeatedly accused China of "genocide" against the Uygur population in its northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Biden says Saudi 'announcement' to come Monday
Reuters, 28 Feb 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters outside the White House that he would be 'making an announcement' on Saudi Arabia on Monday, with regards to the country's role in the de...
Myanmar anti-junta protesters shot dead by police
DW, 28 Feb 2021
Media in Myanmar are reporting that police have shot dead protestors and wounded several others in a crackdown on protests against the military junta.
Donald Trump supporters gather for his return in Florida
Sky, 28 Feb 2021
Supporters of Donald Trump have gathered in Florida ahead of his first major speech since his presidency ended.
'I don't recognise that': Rishi Sunak pressed on possible pre-election reversal of tax rises
Guardian, 28 Feb 2021
Rishi Sunak dismissed reports he had told a group of Conservative MPs that raising taxes in the 2021 budget would allow him to cut them ahead of the 2024 election.
Dallas store sells Ted Cruz pinatas mocking his Mexico trip
RT, 28 Feb 2021
In a bid to mock Ted Cruz's recent trip to Cancun during a deadly winter storm that left millions in his state struggling without power and water, a party-supply store in Dallas...
Kenya: Descendants of freed slaves seek recognition
Al Jazeera, 28 Feb 2021
The descendants of freed slaves in Kenya are seeking official recognition of their ethnicities, which are not registered.
Chancellor denies plan to rise taxes and then cut them before election
Telegraph, 28 Feb 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak answers questions on tax rises ahead of Wednesday's Budget on The Andrew Marr Show.
Kazakh police arrest dozens in protest for political prisoners
AFP, 28 Feb 2021
Police in authoritarian Kazakhstan arrest dozens of protesters who were calling for the release of political prisoners in line with a resolution passed by the European Parliament.
Several people killed as security forces open fire on Myanmar protesters
FRANCE24, 28 Feb 2021
Myanmar police opened fire on protesters on Sunday killing at least four people and wounding several in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations across the country against a...
First COVID-19 vaccine doses from COVAX arrive in Africa
CA, 28 Feb 2021
Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive coronavirus vaccines acquired through the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative with a delivery of 600,000 doses of t...
'Really frightening’: George Takei responds to rise in anti-Asian violence
CNN, 28 Feb 2021
The US has seen a rise in violence against Asian-Americans, almost all of which, according to police, are attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.
New York’s Chinatown on edge after Asian man stabbed in back
SCMP, 28 Feb 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Crowds of New Yorkers gathered in lower Manhattan on February 27, 2021, to protest against anti-A...
Nightly News Full Broadcast (February 27th)
NBC, 28 Feb 2021
FDA grants emergency use authorization for third Covid-19 vaccine
Eric Shawn: The move in Congress to declassify the Jimmy Hoffa FBI files
FOX, 28 Feb 2021
Rep. Lee Zeldin calls for the Department of Justice to finally release the secrets that have been hidden since 1975.
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode February 27, 2021
PBS, 28 Feb 2021
On this edition for Saturday, February 27, President Biden’s
US clears J&J’s shot; 3 vaccines now available
AP, 28 Feb 2021
The U.S. now has a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
Popular L.A. restaurant closes after high-tech "dine and dash" scheme
CBS, 28 Feb 2021
Though many restaurants remain closed during the pandemic, dining and dashing still remains a problem, and even forced one Los Angeles restaurant owner to close up shop.
Prince William and Kate urge people to get Covid vaccine
ITV, 28 Feb 2021
Prince William said he and Kate "wholeheartedly support" Covid vaccines and warned against "rumours and misinformation" about them.
Why Content Moderation Costs Social Media Companies Billions
CNBC, 28 Feb 2021
After the riots at the Capitol on January 6, debate is swirling over how platforms moderate content and what is protected as free speech.