Friday, Sep 24, 2021
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Pope Francis gives mass to huge crowd on final day of Slovakia visit
BBC, 16 Sep 2021
Tens of thousands attended an open-air mass held by Pope Francis on the final day of his Slovakia visit.
The mass concludes an four-day apostolic trip by the Pope to Central Europe.
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Mozambique militant attacks leaving trail of destruction
BBC, 24 Sep 2021
More than 2,500 people have died and 700,000 have been displaced since Islamist militants began terrorising the north of Mozambique four years ago.
Tim Scott slams Democrats who rejected Israel Iron Dome funds
FOX, 24 Sep 2021
Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C. discusses the House vote to fund Israel’s Iron Dome, the Democrats’ massive spending bill, and bipartisan police reform.
Witness describes panic in Tennessee shooting
AP, 24 Sep 2021
A man at the Tennessee shooting says he heard 10-15 rounds of gunfire in nearby parking lot.
La Palma volcano: Drone footage shows "miracle house" spared by lava
CA, 24 Sep 2021
Drone footage captured images of a single home being spared from volcanic lava on Spain's La Palma island, with social media users calling it a "miracle house." Streams of black...
Germany's Merkel attends final rally ahead of elections for CDU party chief Armin Laschet
AFP, 24 Sep 2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the final rally ahead of the September 26th elections for CDU candidate Armin Laschet.
Taliban enjoying support in Kandahar stronghold
Al Jazeera, 24 Sep 2021
The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan has been welcomed by those who live in the group's stronghold of Kandahar.
Hear Biden’s remarks after CDC recommends Covid-19 booster shots
CNN, 24 Sep 2021
President Joe Biden speaks after the CDC recommended booster shots of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine can now be officially administered to some adults in the United States.
Watch Ben Platt Perform in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 24 Sep 2021
Adapting the Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen” for the big screen gave the director Stephen Chbosky an opportunity to interpret some of the show’s themes in fresh visual ways.
Generation LatinX: An NBC News NOW Special Hosted By Morgan Radford
NBC, 24 Sep 2021
As the largest growing population in America, the Hispanic American experience encapsulates many meanings.
Is it safe to return to Mozambique's conflict-hit north?
Reuters, 24 Sep 2021
Charred vehicles litter the quiet streets of Mozambique's Palma, six months after a major attack by Islamic State-linked militants.
Biden speaks on booster shots, COVID response and economic plans
CBS, 24 Sep 2021
President Biden spoke about the latest recommendations from the CDC on booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine for people 65 and over and others at higher risk.
Fridays for Future calls global climate strike
DW, 24 Sep 2021
Fridays for Future protests are being held across Germany as climate activists seek to make their voices heard ahead of the country's federal election on Sunday.
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...
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