United Nations finds Philippines police given ‘permission to kill’ | ABC News

Tens of thousands of people may have been killed in the Philippines in the Government’s long-running campaign against drugs. A United Nations investigation found police enjoy ‘near impunity’ and are virtually given permission to kill. President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to comment on the report, which will go before the UN Human Rights Council in … Read more United Nations finds Philippines police given ‘permission to kill’ | ABC News

Researchers worried about coal mine pollution running into Sydney water supply | ABC News

Experts have warned about polluted water running off a mine site and ending up in a major river which eventually supplies some of Sydney’s water. Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a “cocktail of metals” in the Tahmoor coal mine’s run-off which flows into the Bargo and Nepean rivers in south-west Sydney. Read more … Read more Researchers worried about coal mine pollution running into Sydney water supply | ABC News

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong: Time Is Running Out in the City

Jun.03 — Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy activists, discusses his plan to push back against China’s plan to impose a new security law on the city, the U.K.’s offer of a path to citizenship to residents of the former British colony, and if he would leave Hong Kong if the law … Read more Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong: Time Is Running Out in the City

“French president remains silent on racism issues”

“Emmanuel Macron was different during his campaign. He spoke about Algeria and colonisation as being a crime against humanity while he was campaigning and running for presidency. But today he doesn’t say anything about race of racism. We do not hear any discourse standing firmly against racism.” Rokhaya Diallo, activist and journalist, director of the … Read more “French president remains silent on racism issues”

Black trans woman BRUTALLY attacked by mob in Minnesota

Video footage of the attack shows Iyanna Dior running into a convenience store for shelter as the group goes after her. Comments on the video suggest the conflict began after a car accident involving Dior. One user who posted a video wrote, ‘A mob of Black people decided to gang up on her, slurs, misgendering, … Read more Black trans woman BRUTALLY attacked by mob in Minnesota

Can the Navajo Nation survive coronavirus? | The Stream

Native American communities are so disproportionately affected by the coronavirus that the Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the US, has a higher per-capita infection rate than any state in the nation. This week the tribe’s death toll reached at least 241 with as many as 5,250 people testing positive. Stemming the tide has proven … Read more Can the Navajo Nation survive coronavirus? | The Stream

Tyson Fury on Fighting Anthony Joshua & Suffering Racism | Good Morning Britain

Tyson Fury and manager Frank Warren join Piers and Susanna to talk boxing, Tyson’s plans while still in lockdown and his twitter spat with Eddie Hearn. Tyson says “Eddie Hearn talks a lot of hot air. We’ve been trying to make the Anthony Joshua fight happen for five years”. Tyson says AJ is running away … Read more Tyson Fury on Fighting Anthony Joshua & Suffering Racism | Good Morning Britain

Epidemics through the decades: Jon Snow on 50 years reporting on the viruses that changed the world

He can’t go out… but he can look back. Jon Snow has delivered the news for nearly 50 years but even as Channel 4’s longest running presenter, this is the first time he’s ever done so from home. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Using the Channel 4 News and ITN archives, Jon Snow uses the current COVID-19 coronavirus … Read more Epidemics through the decades: Jon Snow on 50 years reporting on the viruses that changed the world

Donald Trump targeting media organisations that try to call out his misinformation | 7.30

We’ve seen police target the media to a disturbing degree during these protests. Trump is running a campaign against media organisations that try to call out his misinformation. His latest target is Twitter. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on … Read more Donald Trump targeting media organisations that try to call out his misinformation | 7.30

What is test and trace and how does it work? – BBC News

The NHS has introduced a test and trace schemes to help the UK lift lockdown measures and stop the spread of coronavirus. Thousands of contact tracers have been recruited to notify people – by email, text or by phone – if they’ve come into contact with someone with Covid-19. Wales launched their system on 1 … Read more What is test and trace and how does it work? – BBC News

Warnings that contact tracing not ready as lockdown relaxed in England – BBC News

England has seen the biggest relaxation of the lockdown since it was imposed 10 weeks ago with as many as 6 people allowed to meet outdoors. There has been criticism from some scientists that this is too much too soon — and risks a second big wave of coronavirus infections. A key part of easing … Read more Warnings that contact tracing not ready as lockdown relaxed in England – BBC News

Matt Hancock defends test and trace system amid criticism

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said during the daily coronavirus briefing that the test and trace system is up and running. The NHS Test and Trace service went live on May 28, in England, with 25,000 contact tracing staff and the capacity to trace the 10,000 contacts per day. The NHS contact tracing app, currently being … Read more Matt Hancock defends test and trace system amid criticism

Ethanol stocks fall to levels before coronavirus

Weekly output for ethanol was still running at 68% of last year’s pace in May. Insights via @CME Group : https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com QuickTake … Read more Ethanol stocks fall to levels before coronavirus

Running on empty: Venezuela fuel crisis hits Covid victims – BBC News

Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world. But it has been suffering an unprecedented fuel crisis due to widespread shortages at petrol stations. The government blames international sanctions. But it is just the latest episode of the country’s economic collapse that has caused millions to leave and led to international bodies, such as … Read more Running on empty: Venezuela fuel crisis hits Covid victims – BBC News