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Minimum wage rises for two million workers

BBC - Thu, 04/01/2021 - 00:02
Most low-paid workers will receive a pay rise, but those on furlough will miss out.
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Biden unveils 'once in a generation' spending plan

BBC - Thu, 04/01/2021 - 00:01
The $2tn investment plan is aimed at re-igniting US economic growth and fighting climate change.
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At Derek Chauvin's murder trial, echoes of guilt over George Floyd's death

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:55
The 19-year-old cashier who suspected George Floyd had handed him a counterfeit bill said Wednesday he still feels guilt for Floyd's death under the knee of a former Minneapolis police officer.
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England 2-1 Poland: What shape are Gareth Southgate's side in?

BBC - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:54
England have started their World Cup 2022 campaign with the perfect nine points from three opening games but even this cannot disguise the fact questions remain for manager Gareth Southgate.
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Tiger Woods crash: Los Angeles police determine the cause of golfer's car accident

BBC - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:43
The details of what caused Tiger Woods' car crash will only be released if the 15-time major winner gives permission for police to share their findings.
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Biden officials urge states to 'buckle down' amid virus resurgence

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:41
• Biden promises 'once-in-a-generation' investment during pitch for $2 trillion infrastructure and climate plan • Opinion: The perfect answer to four years of Trump -- Biden's ambitious jobs plan • Here's what's in Biden's proposal
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Former Intelligence analyst pleads guilty to disclosing classified information to reporter

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:40
A former intelligence analyst and military service member has pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining classified national defense information and disclosing it to a reporter, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
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The perfect answer to four years of Trump: Biden's ambitious jobs plan

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:37
President Joe Biden has delivered on his promise to follow his Covid relief bill with a long-term recovery plan. His new American Jobs Plan is a comprehensive, well-targeted and timely approach to America's many long-term economic ills, responding powerfully to 40 years of federal neglect.
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Senate Republicans already have a Donald Trump problem

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:32
Over the past 10 days, two things happened that make clear that a) Trumpism isn't going anywhere and b) it's going to complicate Republican attempts to retake control of the Senate next November.
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LeBron James officially becomes part owner of the Boston Red Sox

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:28
LeBron James is officially a part owner of Major League Baseball's Boston Red Sox, according to a Wednesday announcement from Fenway Sports Group (FSG).
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'England still have a lot of work to do', says Southgate after late victory against Poland

BBC - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:14
Gareth Southgate admits England still have a lot of work to do to be a top international team despite extending their 100% record in 2022 World Cup qualifying with victory overt Poland.
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Man City want Messi and Haaland double - Thursday's gossip

BBC - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:11
Man City want to sign both Lionel Messi and Erling Braut Haaland in the summer, while Bayern Munich have sights set on Son Heung-min, plus more.
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Brilliant? Unbelievable? Frighteningly good? 'No bad...' - understated Tierney shines again

BBC - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 23:03
The best player in the playground and capable of playing in Spain or Germany - Kieran Tierney draws praise after another fine Scotland showing.
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Biden promises 'once-in-a-generation' investment during pitch for $2 trillion infrastructure and climate plan

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 22:58
• Analysis: Biden feels a public shift on infrastructure • Opinion: Taxing the uber-rich is only fair • Here's what's in Biden's proposal
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'Northern Ireland need to relax in front of goal' - Baraclough on Bulgaria stalemate

BBC - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 22:38
Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough says his players need to relax in front of goal after a 0-0 draw against Bulgaria in World Cup qualifying.
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Mozambique: Why IS is so hard to defeat in Mozambique

BBC - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 22:33
The jihadists appear to be aiming to create their own self-declared "caliphate".
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Biden marks International Transgender Day of Visibility with first-ever presidential proclamation of its kind

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 22:31
• Pentagon announces policies to abolish Trump admin's transgender military ban • EPA removes dozens of Trump-appointed advisers from two advisory panels • DHS to propose 'cyber response and recovery fund' for state and local governments
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Biden admin asks for more time to decide whether to turn Trump's taxes over to the House

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 22:26
Lawyers for the Department of Justice have asked a judge for additional time to decide whether to turn former President Donald Trump's taxes over to the House Ways and Means Committee.
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Political turbulence in Brazil overshadows Covid-19 crisis

CNN - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 22:25
Brazil reported yet another record number of deaths on Tuesday as a surge of Covid-19 infections cripples hospitals across the country. But it's the political turmoil rocking the government that grabbed headlines on Wednesday.
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