Whitmer Orders Michigan Health Workers to Receive Implicit Bias Training

All health workers in Michigan will be required to receive “implicit bias” training under a directive issued Thursday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who said the mandate is intended to address the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionate impact on people of color. The order requires the state licensing department to write rules requiring the training as part of … Read more Whitmer Orders Michigan Health Workers to Receive Implicit Bias Training

Rolling Stones Threaten to Sue Trump For Using Their Songs

The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. The Stones said in a statement Sunday that their legal team is working with music rights organization BMI to stop use of their material in Trump’s reelection campaign. “The BMI have notified the Trump … Read more Rolling Stones Threaten to Sue Trump For Using Their Songs

H.K. Tensions Don’t Affect MSCI, CEO Says

Jun.24 — MSCI Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Henry Fernandez says its latest index-licensing agreement with Hong Kong taps a large customer base of Chinese investors. Political and social tensions in Hong Kong don’t seem to be affecting MSCI, which expects the city to be a global risk management center. He speaks at the Bloomberg Invest … Read more H.K. Tensions Don’t Affect MSCI, CEO Says

WHO Announces Covid-19 Technology Access Pool to Democratize Virus Research

Dr. Tedros Adhanom-Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organization announced the launch of the #Covid19 Technology Access Pool or “C-TAP,” an initiative to help achieve “equitable access” to virus defense resources. He listed 5 priorities for the initiative: 1. Public disclosure of gene sequencing research 2. Public disclosure of all clinical trial results 3. Encouraging equitable … Read more WHO Announces Covid-19 Technology Access Pool to Democratize Virus Research

Protesters burn Duterte effigy in Philippines

Thousands of protesters marched through #Manila to mark International #WomensDay on Sunday, where they set fire to an effigy in the image of Filipino President Rodrigo #Duterte. Protesters can be seen marching with placards and banners, and chanting slogans. The effigy of Duterte depicts the Filipino president carrying a gun and with an American flag … Read more Protesters burn Duterte effigy in Philippines

Chile slides toward chaos | Dozens injured at anti-govt protest

At least ten people were reportedly arrested with dozens injured as crowds hit Chile’s capital in an anti-government demonstration, Friday. Footage shows police using water cannons & tear gas to disperse the protesters who responded with projectiles and Molotov cocktails, setting a water cannon vehicle on fire, with the clashes disrupting capital’s traffic. Chile’s political … Read more Chile slides toward chaos | Dozens injured at anti-govt protest

Tear gas & drones on Greek side of border with Turkey as migrants remain stranded [STREAMED LIVE]

Ruptly is live from the Greek side of the border with Turkey in Kastanies on Saturday, March 7, as migrants await onward transit into Europe. COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews … Read more Tear gas & drones on Greek side of border with Turkey as migrants remain stranded [STREAMED LIVE]

Chinese Tech Firm TCL Developing World’s First Rollable Smartphone

This foldable concept smartphone by TCL is just one of over three dozen Chinese electronics maker is developing, as the industry experiments with new and experimental form factors. But don’t expect to see it on shop shelves anytime soon. “We’re spending a lot of time working on concept devices at the moment, we’re not really … Read more Chinese Tech Firm TCL Developing World’s First Rollable Smartphone

Moment two Syrian jets downed over Idlib by Turkish forces

Two jet fighters belonging to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) were downed by the Turkish forces in northwest Idlib province on Sunday. Footage filmed near Khan Assubul, Idlib Governorate, shows one of the SAA jets falling from the sky in flames. Both pilots of the aircraft can be seen landing safely using parachutes, as reported … Read more Moment two Syrian jets downed over Idlib by Turkish forces

Syrian refugees run towards European border as Turkey will no longer stop them

Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, announced a senior Turkish official on Friday, after 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in Idlib and as the country is facing the possibility of a new wave of refugees. Footage filmed in on Friday shows refugees, including women and children, marching towards Greece. READ MORE: … Read more Syrian refugees run towards European border as Turkey will no longer stop them

Carnival group apologizes for parading with Holocaust theme in Spain

The group ‘El Chaparral’ from Cuenca apologized after they participated in the Regional Parade of Campo de Criptana with a Holocaust theme, in Ciudad Real, Spain, on Monday. The video is MUTED due to copyright (They were playing a song by #Rihanna) COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, … Read more Carnival group apologizes for parading with Holocaust theme in Spain

Protesters attack Lesbos police base on the second night of anti-migrant camps riots

Scores of angry Greeks clashed with police on Wednesday night as violent protests continued over plans to build a new detention center for irregular migrants on the island of Lesbos, with dozens reported injured. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/abqy COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv Subscribe to RT! … Read more Protesters attack Lesbos police base on the second night of anti-migrant camps riots

Amazon Opens Larger Go Grocery Store in Hometown Seattle

Amazon.com Inc. is taking aim at the urban grocery market with a larger version of its cashierless Go convenience store. The company on Tuesday opened the first Go Grocery, located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, not far from the online retailer’s headquarters. The store is about five times the size of a typical Amazon Go … Read more Amazon Opens Larger Go Grocery Store in Hometown Seattle

Migrants demand entry into EU

About 200 hundred migrants, including children, gathered Thursday at Serbia’s border with Hungary to demand to be allowed entry into the European Union country. Braving freezing evening weather and biting winds, the migrants camped at the Kelebija border crossing, blocking traffic. Wrapped in blankets or sleeping bags, many migrants were lying or sitting on the … Read more Migrants demand entry into EU