Friday, Sep 24, 2021
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Monkey in China steals woman’s bag as she dances
SCMP, 15 Sep 2021
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As a tourist danced at a park in central China’s Hunan province, a monkey took the opportunity to steal her bag.
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Africa's rising soccer stars train in Egypt's refugee academy
Reuters, 24 Sep 2021
Professional soccer player Francis Deng Kowal has founded a soccer academy in Egypt with the hope of inspiring young African refugees through the sport.
End of a political era as Merkel steps down
AFP, 24 Sep 2021
After sixteen years in power and with popularity ratings that many politicians can only dream of, Angela Merkel is preparing to step down as chancellor, leaving a great void for...
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AP, 24 Sep 2021
Here’s the latest for Friday, September 24: The AP Interview: Hungary committed to contentious LGBT law; House Jan.
“I chose not to get the vaccine”: BC COVID-19 patient pleads with others to get vaccinated
CA, 24 Sep 2021
A B.C. mother of two is sharing her experience battling COVID-19 after she decided not to get vaccinated in the hope that others will choose otherwise.
Capitol riot committee to investigate Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon
BBC, 24 Sep 2021
The committee investigating the Capitol riot has issued its first subpoenas of President Trump's allies - including Mark Meadows and Steve Bannon.
Draft report of GOP-backed ballot review in Maricopa County affirms Biden won
CBS, 24 Sep 2021
The final report of the Republican-led ballot review of the 2020 presidential election in Maricopa County is expected to be released to Arizona's Senate today.
Lara Trump reacts to new Hunter Biden emails: A ‘liability’ to Joe Biden
FOX, 24 Sep 2021
Fox News contributor Lara Trump reacts to Hunter Biden emails that allegedly show ties to the White House and China.
North Carolina ‘funeral home’ ad has message for unvaccinated
CNN, 24 Sep 2021
CNN’s Ana Cabrera speaks with David Oakley, president and creative director of BooneOakley, about an ad he helped create to spread a message to unvaccinated individuals.
Germany elections: Climate change among main issues
Al Jazeera, 24 Sep 2021
Climate change has become one of the hottest issues in the upcoming German elections after July's floods killed nearly 200 people.
Why did all those African penguins die?
DW, 24 Sep 2021
It was a great mystery for conservationists in South Africa. At first, nobody had any clue what happened to a waddle of 65 African penguins found dead in Cape Town.
Colombia-Panama border-crossing workers stuck in limbo
CGTN, 24 Sep 2021
Thousands of migrants are stuck along the Colombia-Panama border, hoping and waiting to get passage toward the U.S.
‘Numerous errors’ | Biden’s ratings slump
RT, 24 Sep 2021
US President Joe Biden’s popularity has already slumped lower than that of his predecessor – less than a year after coming to office, collapsing by more than 10% in just three m...
Northeast Under Flash Flood Threat As Storm Approaches
NBC, 24 Sep 2021
Flash flood warnings are in effect with 3 to 6 inches of rain expected in the Northeast as the area still recovers from Hurricane Ida.
FRANCE 24 Spanish to broadcast 24/7 as it celebrates 4th birthday • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 24 Sep 2021
#FRANCE24’s #Spanish-language channel on Friday begins broadcasting 24 hours a day as it celebrates its fourth birthday.
Emma Raducanu and Duchess of Cambridge play tennis doubles
Telegraph, 24 Sep 2021
Britain's tennis queens took to the court today for a game of doubles, as the Duchess of Cambridge and Emma Raducanu teamed up for a celebration of British sporting excellence.
China iPhone 13 launch draws crowds as phone fans eye Apple’s new handsets
SCMP, 24 Sep 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Apple’s new iPhone 13 drew crowds of Chinese customers to the company's flagship store in Beijing...
China Says All Crypto-Related Transactions Are Illegal and Must Be Banned
Bloomberg, 24 Sep 2021
Sep.24 -- China has issued its strongest signal yet on its determination to crack down on the cryptocurrency industry.
'We're moving heaven and earth': Shapps on trying to fix lorry driver shortage
Guardian, 24 Sep 2021
The transport secretary said petrol shortages were because of lorry driver shortages rather than fuel supply shortages.
Kay Burley: Fuel shortages, arrest over teacher murder & volcano damage
Sky, 24 Sep 2021
On Kay Burley: - Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps on BP fuel
Our royal team on the Chelsea Flower Show, Kate in the Lakes, and Prince Andrew
ITV, 24 Sep 2021
This is The Royal Rota - our weekly podcast about the royal family, with ITV News Royal Editor Chris Ship and Producer Lizzie Robinson.