Category: video

Witness says sorry for not saving George Floyd’s life

(STL.News) Darnella, a 17-year-old who filmed the killing, told the court that she says sorry to George Floyd every night for not intervening to save his life. ? The News Witness says sorry for not saving George Floyd’s life appeared…

UK News: Commission recommends BAME description be scrapped

UNITED KINGDOM (STL.News) The Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission is to publish a landmark review into health, employment, policing, and education inequality. Among some of the recommendations includes the scraping of the ethnicity acronym BAME, short for Black Asian and…

More work needed to rule out COVID lab leak theory says WHO

(STL.News) The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says further investigation is needed to conclusively rule out a theory that Covid-19 emerged from a laboratory in China. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday that although a laboratory leak is…

Visa to open payment option on Cryptocurrency platforms

(STL.News) Major payments platform Visa announced that it will allow the use of cryptocurrency USD Coin to settle transactions on its network in a move to promote digital currencies and bitcoin. Wikipedia – Cryptocurrency ? The News Visa to open…

South Korea: Hyundai to suspend production due to chip shortage

Hyundai to suspend production in South Korea due to chip shortage SOUTH KOREA (STL.News) Hyundai of South Korea plans to temporarily suspend production at Ulsan No.1 plant due to chip shortage between April 5 and April 13.  The affected Ulsan…

Palma, Mozambique: Escapees arrive in Pemba, recount violence

PALMA, MOZAMBIQUE (STL.News)  The town of Palma in Northern Mozambique has seen heavy violence and bloodshed for the past six days.  But violence escalated on Monday further as armed rebels battled in the army in several locations. ? The News…

Thailand: Stopping Myanmar refugees trying to flea violence

THAILAND (STL.News) At least 5 more people are thought to have been killed as protesters return to Myanmar‘s streets. They join the growing number of victims of the military junta’s crackdown, following a coup last month – more than a…

Egypt: Suez Canal reopens

EGYPT (STL.News) Traffic has resumed in the Suez Canal after a giant, stranded container ship blocking it for nearly a week was finally freed by salvage crews. Tug boats honked their horns in celebration as the 400m-long (1,300ft) Ever Given…

Dr. Fauci warns against easing Covid-19 curbs

(STL.News) The top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that spring break travel, virus variants, and the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions are all factors contributing to a rise in Covid-19 infections. ? The News Dr. Fauci…

Myanmar: ‘Feast for the generals, funerals for the opposition’

MYANMAR (STL.News) As papers react to the biggest massacre in Myanmar since the start of the coup, the New York Times spoke to several officers who defected from the army. Meanwhile, the French government has made keeping schools open a…

Alabama: High stakes union election at Amazon warehouse

BESSEMER, ALABAMA (STL.News) A high-stakes union election is coming to a close at an Amazon? warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama?.  If a majority of workers vote in favor, it will be the first Amazon site to be unionized in the US…

George Floyd Murder: Trial begins for Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, MN

Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin is one of four police officers involved in the “murder” of George Floyd.  The trial begins. MINNEAPOLIS, MN (STL.News) The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, begins following the death of George…