“Call” in the news

Example collocations

call letters
call sign
call up
changed its call
phone call

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· Defiant Washington DC mayor has 'Black Lives Matter' painted on street near White House  
Activists have also called for cities to defund police departments.
The New York Times
· Cities Ask if It’s Time to Defund Police and ‘Reimagine’ Public Safety  
Across the country, calls to defund, downsize or abolish police departments are gaining new traction in the wake of national unrest following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer pressed a knee into his neck for nearly nine minutes on a busy Minneapolis street.
The Age
· Racism making Indigenous Queenslanders sick, says health body  
Thousands of people plan to march through the streets of Brisbane on Saturday calling for an end to racism and the over-representation of Indigenous people dying in custody.
The New York Times
· Temecula Mayor Resigns Amid Uproar Over Email About Police Killings  
Ronke Odubela, who posted a Change.org petition Thursday calling for a virtual town hall meeting to discuss longstanding issues in the community, said that blaming technology was a weak excuse.
Sports Illustrated
· Can Andre Dillard Handle the Pressure?  
Peters may be in another camp by then, or he could be waiting for a call that may never come.
Sports Illustrated
· UFC 250: Nunes vs Spencer MMA Betting Preview  
It’s tough to not call her the greatest women’s MMA fighter after viewing her resume.
Sports Illustrated
· After NFL's New Statement, Will Colin Kaepernick Finally Return?  
A moving video posted Friday featured some of the biggest names in the league, including Patrick Mahomes, Michael Thomas, Saquon Barkley, Odell Beckham, Jr., and Deshaun Watson, calling for the league to go further:
· Federal immigration agents detain Floyd protester in NYC  
U.S. Army officials deployed to Washington, D.C. told NBC's Courtney Kube they were relieved to be going home and that they did not want active duty troops called to the city.
The Wall Street Journal
· Waiting for the Biden Bailout  
Mr. Newsom also called for a $4.4...
The New York Times
· D.C.’s Mayor Fights for Control of Her City at Trump’s Front Door  
Ms. Bowser, a Washington native long steeped in city politics, again called on Mr. Trump on Friday to pull back all federal law enforcement officers and National Guard troops patrolling the city, including unidentified agents in riot gear, and said she would stop paying for the hotels for the Utah National Guard that she does not want in the city to begin with.