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Chicago releases video of fatal police shooting of boy, 13

Body camera footage of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy last month shows the officer yelling “Drop it!” at the teen right before he opens fire.
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Chicago releases video of fatal police shooting of boy, 13

Body camera footage of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy last month shows the officer yelling “Drop it!” at the teen right before he opens fire.

Zuckerberg urged to ditch plans for kids' version of Instagram

Advocates for children from around the world urged Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday to ditch plans for a version of Instagram geared toward pre-teens.
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Zuckerberg urged to ditch plans for kids' version of Instagram

Advocates for children from around the world urged Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday to ditch plans for a version of Instagram geared toward pre-teens.

'Run, Sara, Run': Campaigns grow to back Duterte's daughter for presidency next year

The daughter of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte says there's no chance she'll run for the presidency next year. Her father says the presidency is no job for a woman.
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'Run, Sara, Run': Campaigns grow to back Duterte's daughter for presidency next year

The daughter of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte says there's no chance she'll run for the presidency next year. Her father says the presidency is no job for a woman.

Arsenal's Aubameyang contracted malaria on international duty

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month and spent time in hospital this week, he said on Thursday.
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Arsenal's Aubameyang contracted malaria on international duty

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month and spent time in hospital this week, he said on Thursday.

US administers 198.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

The United States had administered 198,317,040 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Thursday morning and distributed 255,400,665 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday (Apr 15).
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US administers 198.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

The United States had administered 198,317,040 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Thursday morning and distributed 255,400,665 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday (Apr 15).

EU allows Lesotho's MG Health to export cannabis flower for medicinal use

Lesotho start-up MG Health has become the first African cannabis-grower to win European Union permission to export cannabis flower for medicinal use - which can range from relieving chronic pain to treating spasms caused by multiple sclerosis.
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EU allows Lesotho's MG Health to export cannabis flower for medicinal use

Lesotho start-up MG Health has become the first African cannabis-grower to win European Union permission to export cannabis flower for medicinal use - which can range from relieving chronic pain to treating spasms caused by multiple sclerosis.

Thermo Fisher expands pharma service business with US$17.4 billion PPD acquisition

Medical device maker Thermo Fisher Scientific said on Thursday (Apr 15) it would acquire contract researcher PPD for US$17.4 billion as it looks to add more muscle to its pharmaceutical services business.
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Thermo Fisher expands pharma service business with US$17.4 billion PPD acquisition

Medical device maker Thermo Fisher Scientific said on Thursday (Apr 15) it would acquire contract researcher PPD for US$17.4 billion as it looks to add more muscle to its pharmaceutical services business.

Latin American pandemic recovery lagging: IMF

Latin America's recovery from the pandemic crisis is lagging the rest of the world and the economy will not return to its pre-pandemic level until 2024, the IMF warned Thursday.
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Latin American pandemic recovery lagging: IMF

Latin America's recovery from the pandemic crisis is lagging the rest of the world and the economy will not return to its pre-pandemic level until 2024, the IMF warned Thursday.

Greek, Turkish ministers clash at press conference

The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey on Thursday (Apr 15) clashed on a wide range of issues during a volatile press conference at the end of their first meeting in over a year.
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Greek, Turkish ministers clash at press conference

The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey on Thursday (Apr 15) clashed on a wide range of issues during a volatile press conference at the end of their first meeting in over a year.

Slovak PM sees Sputnik V jabs by May despite rows with Russia, regulators

Slovakia may start using Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in early May, Prime Minister Eduard Heger said on Thursday, more than two months after a batch of 200,000 doses arrived into the country but which have remained locked in storage.
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Slovak PM sees Sputnik V jabs by May despite rows with Russia, regulators

Slovakia may start using Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in early May, Prime Minister Eduard Heger said on Thursday, more than two months after a batch of 200,000 doses arrived into the country but which have remained locked in storage.

Marquez nervous about return to MotoGP after crash

Marc Marquez is a six-times MotoGP world champion but he admitted he had butterflies in his stomach ahead of this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix when he returns to the track for the first time since last year's season-ending crash.
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Marquez nervous about return to MotoGP after crash

Marc Marquez is a six-times MotoGP world champion but he admitted he had butterflies in his stomach ahead of this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix when he returns to the track for the first time since last year's season-ending crash.

Venezuela gets another 50,000 doses of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

Venezuela has received a batch of 50,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Health Minister Carlos Alvarado said on Thursday, as COVID-19 cases spike in the South American nation.
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Venezuela gets another 50,000 doses of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

Venezuela has received a batch of 50,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Health Minister Carlos Alvarado said on Thursday, as COVID-19 cases spike in the South American nation.

Formula 1: Bottas says Mercedes have gone from hunted to hunters

Formula One champions Mercedes are chasing rather than being chased now that Red Bull have a faster car, according to Valtteri Bottas.
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Formula 1: Bottas says Mercedes have gone from hunted to hunters

Formula One champions Mercedes are chasing rather than being chased now that Red Bull have a faster car, according to Valtteri Bottas.

Mourinho focused on Spurs' top-four battle, not League Cup final

This month's League Cup final offers Tottenham Hotspur a chance to salvage something from a season that has unravelled alarmingly but manager Jose Mourinho says finishing in the Premier League top four is the immediate focus.
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Mourinho focused on Spurs' top-four battle, not League Cup final

This month's League Cup final offers Tottenham Hotspur a chance to salvage something from a season that has unravelled alarmingly but manager Jose Mourinho says finishing in the Premier League top four is the immediate focus.

Denmark undecided on fate of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines: Health ministry

Denmark's government has not yet decided what to do with its leftover AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines after authorities halted use of the shot over concerns about rare blood clots, the Danish health ministry said in a statement.
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Denmark undecided on fate of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines: Health ministry

Denmark's government has not yet decided what to do with its leftover AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines after authorities halted use of the shot over concerns about rare blood clots, the Danish health ministry said in a statement.

Chauvin chooses not to testify at George Floyd murder trial

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin said Thursday that he will not testify at his murder trial for the death of George Floyd and will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination.
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Chauvin chooses not to testify at George Floyd murder trial

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin said Thursday that he will not testify at his murder trial for the death of George Floyd and will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination.

Everton's Calvert-Lewin to miss Spurs clash, says Ancelotti

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin will miss Friday's Premier League game at home to Tottenham Hotspur as he recovers from injury, but goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielders Allan and Andre Gomes are available, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Thursday.
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Everton's Calvert-Lewin to miss Spurs clash, says Ancelotti

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin will miss Friday's Premier League game at home to Tottenham Hotspur as he recovers from injury, but goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielders Allan and Andre Gomes are available, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Thursday.

COVID-19 variants inciting India's second surge, epidemiologists say

The second surge of COVID-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because mutations in the virus mean each patient is infecting many more people than before, epidemiologists and doctors say.
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COVID-19 variants inciting India's second surge, epidemiologists say

The second surge of COVID-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because mutations in the virus mean each patient is infecting many more people than before, epidemiologists and doctors say.

Italian FA head says good chance of stadiums reopening before Euro 2020

There is a good chance that stadiums in Italy will welcome back fans before the European Championship kicks off in Rome on June 11, Italian Football Federation president Gabriele Gravina said on Thursday.
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Italian FA head says good chance of stadiums reopening before Euro 2020

There is a good chance that stadiums in Italy will welcome back fans before the European Championship kicks off in Rome on June 11, Italian Football Federation president Gabriele Gravina said on Thursday.

France's COVID-19 death toll set to pass 100,000 amid surge

France's coronavirus death toll is expected to pass 100,000 on Thursday (Apr 15) after a year of hospital tensions, on-and-off lockdowns and personal loss that have left families nationwide grieving the pandemic’s unending, devastating toll.
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France's COVID-19 death toll set to pass 100,000 amid surge

France's coronavirus death toll is expected to pass 100,000 on Thursday (Apr 15) after a year of hospital tensions, on-and-off lockdowns and personal loss that have left families nationwide grieving the pandemic’s unending, devastating toll.