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Huge Washington state unemployment fraud a warning to other states amid coronavirus pandemic

Washington's race to help newly laid-off residents as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the economy left it vulnerable to such scams, and last week officials hinted at the scope of the damage done: hundreds of millions of dollars paid out in fake claims.

27 May 17:52 ABC7 New York 7327811148737355589.html
Seattle officials feud over the future of tent encampments during coronavirus pandemic

A bill proposed by Councilmember Tammy Morales attempts to codify city policy around encampments during the pandemic and narrow the circumstances under which encampments can be removed.

27 May 20:22 The Seattle Times 9121942837167492737.html
Coronavirus crisis: For survival, fight Covid-19 pandemic like a war

The economic destruction that Covid-19 would cause worldwide may be greater than the damage caused by World War II.

27 May 22:45 The Financial Express 1288289580503001098.html
Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during pandemic

Joe Biden said Tuesday that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership and called U.S. President Donald Trump a "fool" who was "stoking deaths" for suggesting otherwise.

27 May 01:19 CTVNews 2422791598537491836.html
Coronavirus: Joe Biden calls US President Donald Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called his Republican rival Donald Trump an "absolute fool" for not wearing a mask at a series of recent public events, saying his lack of

27 May 09:15 Deccan Herald 2027555796729897136.html
Joe Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during coronavirus pandemic

US News: Joe Biden has said that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership and called President Donald Trump a "

27 May 02:40 The Times of India 6060938664649605852.html
Xi Jinping says China strengthening armed forces amid tensions with US over coronavirus

Beijing says it will improve its preparedness for military combat. In the background: heightened U.S. tensions.

27 May 08:41 Yahoo 7097669637636005869.html
New York's Cuomo says Congress 'abusing' states worst hit by coronavirus

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called on Wednesday for the U.S.

27 May 22:42 Firstpost 4760741712631144781.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter puts warning on his false claims

President vows to ‘strongly regulate’ or shutter platforms that ‘silence conservative voices’ a day after Twitter added warning label on falsehoods

27 May 13:01 the Guardian 1491978796451436550.html
Coronavirus wrap May 27: West Bengal starts buses on 40 routes; UN says pandemic creating 'lockdown generation'

A total of 6,387 new cases of coronavirus infection and 170 deaths were reported in a 24-hour span till Wednesday 8 AM, according to ministry's data.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963437819237.html
Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after tweets tagged

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets, prompting the enraged Republican to double down on unsubstantiated claims and conspiracy theories. Twitter tagged just two of Trump's tweets in which he'd claimed that more mail-in voting would lead to what he called a

27 May 14:34 Arab News 8912634263354171462.html
Boris Calls for Inquiry into Coronavirus Origins Following China’s Cover Up

Boris Johnson has called for an independent investigation into the origins of coronavirus after reports China orchestrated a cover up.

27 May 11:49 Breitbart 3148363492809032910.html
Fauci: Political conventions may be held if coronavirus cases are ‘very low’

But he cautioned that "we need to reserve judgment right now to see what the situation would be.”

27 May 16:19 New York Post 7654946769217527808.html
Coronavirus Has Now Killed 100,000 Americans

More Americans have died in the pandemic than in the Vietnam and Korean wars.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531592592317.html
Twitter fact-checks China official after Post presses on Trump double standard

Confronted with an apparent double standard in its lack of fact-check warnings on tweets by a Chinese government spokesman versus the hardline it took with President Trump this week, Twitter on

27 May 23:46 New York Post 7654946768332363608.html
US deaths from coronavirus surpass 100,000 milestone

That number is the best estimate and most assuredly an undercount.

27 May 14:30 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440026851743.html
Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

Trump is increasingly making Beijing's handling of the outbreak a major issue for his November re-election campaign.

27 May 11:15 New Vision 9103146372293434176.html
Trump, Biden turn to new presidential campaign field -- Snapchat

The stakes are high: Gen Z (ages 18-23) and millennials (ages 24-39) together make up more than 35% of the American voting population.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106599164140.html
EU pledges aid to Venezuelan refugees impacted by coronavirus pandemic

As Latin America becomes the new epicenter for the pandemic, the EU and Spain sought to raise awareness and aid to help Venezuelan refugees struggling from the migration and health crisis.

27 May 16:53 euronews 7318238120490151602.html
China's Xi urges preparedness for military combat amid coronavirus epidemic

Xi was attending a plenary meeting of the delegation of the People’s Liberation Army

27 May 09:05 Dunya News 5863268917982900708.html
Judge who suggested woman 'close her legs' to prevent sexual assault removed from bench

A judge who suggested that a woman seeking a restraining order could "close your legs" to prevent a sexual assault was removed from the bench Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme Court and permanently barred from presiding over a courtroom.

27 May 03:31 ABC7 New York 7327811147687656999.html
Prince Andrew Told 17yo 'Sex Slave' Roberts She Was 'A Little Bit' Older Than His Daughters - Report

Speaking about her alleged visit to a nightclub in London with Prince Andrew, Virginia Roberts said he was "sweating profusely" all over her while dancing.

27 May 19:07 Sputniknews 967333868634392278.html
Trump, Biden turn Snapchat to presidential campaign field

Gone are the lively meetings, the distribution of flyers on busy campuses. The coronavirus pandemic has put an abrupt stop to traditional US political means of courting young voters - forcing presi...

27 May 06:30 Punch Newspapers 3524240995788841315.html
Trump, Biden turn to new presidential campaign field: Snapchat

Gone are the lively meetings, the distribution of flyers on busy campuses. The coronavirus pandemic has put an abrupt stop to traditional US political means of courting young voters -- forcing

27 May 08:26 Deccan Herald 2027555796965048823.html
US House Republicans to sue Pelosi remote proxy voting in pandemic

U.S. House of Representatives Republicans will sue Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi over rule changes that allow members to vote on each other's ...

27 May 09:19 CNA 5644198862464509603.html
NYC investigating Central Park dog dispute involving white woman and black birdwatcher

New York City's Commission on Human Rights has launched an investigation into the verbal dispute between a white woman with an unleashed dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park.

27 May 14:19 ABC7 New York 7327811148394225574.html
Trump, Biden turn to Snapchat in presidential campaign

The photo-sending app boasts 229 million users.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831592405026.html
House Passes Uighur Bill in Rebuke to China, Sends It to Trump

The U.S. House voted Wednesday to authorize sanctions against Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Muslim minorities, as Congress and the White House ratchet up pressure on the government in Beijing amid rising tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.

27 May 08:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480121700836477.html
Formerly homeless New Yorker gives back during coronavirus pandemic

A decade ago, Lisbon Black was squatting in an abandoned house in Brooklyn, fresh out of jail, panhandling for money and dealing with a substance abuse problem. But these days, Black is a star

27 May 22:56 New York Post 7654946768455375984.html
House casts proxy votes in pandemic, Republicans have doubts

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a day for the history books on Capitol Hill: For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risks...

27 May 21:48 The Seattle Times 9121942837352539023.html
Dominic Cummings added mention of coronavirus into a year-old blog post about ebola in April - before saying he warned about pandemics 'last year'

The PM's special adviser said on Monday at a Downing Street press conference that he had written about the 'urgent need for planning' for a coronavirus pandemic in 2019.

27 May 00:54 Mail Online 124328111209631344.html
Illicit drug trade thrives in Bangladesh amid coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has stopped the world in its tracks, but drug traders in Bangladesh enjoy a booming business.

27 May 03:23 Bdnews24 8119004129361212872.html
James Carafano: China's coronavirus bullying – US must keep pushing back. Here's how

Oddly, the Chinese regime seems to think the best way out of their image nightmare is to make it worse.

27 May 14:44 Fox News 7362823821532539959.html
Trump, Biden turn to new presidential campaign field — Snapchat

Gone are the lively meetings, the distribution of flyers on busy campuses. The coronavirus pandemic has put an abrupt stop to traditional US political means of courting young voters -- forcing presidential candidates to turn to Snapchat instead.

27 May 09:39 The Guardian 7580308503776931709.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies over alleged election interference

Trump’s warning represented an escalation of his previous rhetoric targeting the tech giants over purported bias against conservative expression.

27 May 13:05 POLITICO 2584151345475591172.html
Japan and EU back independent probe into WHO coronavirus response

In first online summit, leaders call 'global solidarity' crucial to fighting pandemic, but voice support for investigation into world health body.

27 May 02:33 The Japan Times 6673764366924100940.html
Rubio warns Twitter after it puts fact-check label on Trump tweet

Sen. Marco Rubio fired a warning shot at Twitter after it appended a fact-check label to President Trump’s tweets about mail-in voting.

27 May 01:39 Washington Examiner 4625792333642657726.html
Trump vs Twitter: US President threatens to shut down social media

US News: Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to shut down social media after Twitter censured him mildly, adding a fact check notification to two of his tweet

27 May 15:35 The Times of India 6060938663428478562.html
400 Hawaii National Guard troops coming off coronavirus duty | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The number of Hawaii National Guard troops on federal active duty for the coronavirus pandemic will drop early next week from 1,200 to 800 as part of a Pentagon “right-sizing” and “hard stop” planned June 24 for the deployment of almost 46,000 citizen soldiers nationwide, officials said.

27 May 04:48 Star-Advertiser 3439335389447085385.html
Trump threatens social media shutdown amid checks from Twitter

The tension between social networking platform, Twitter, and Donald Trump, escalated on Wednesday when Mr Trump reacted angrily to a fact-check

27 May 17:45 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299724656444.html
House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop proxy voting during coronavirus crisis: 'dereliction of our duty'

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here's what you need to know as you start your day ...

27 May 07:57 Fox News 7362823820394259564.html
California eases pandemic restrictions; New York Stock Exchange opens

SACRAMENTO, Calif.,  - California, the most populous U.S. state, took another step  toward ending sweeping lockdowns imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, allowing barber shops and hair salons in most counties to operate for the first time in more than two months.

27 May 12:58 The Peninsula 1202843881087255457.html
The Biggest Threat to a Coronavirus Vaccine Is the American People

The derangements of our current era could threaten the rock-solid legal precedents that provide states with the right to act in the interests of public health.

27 May 18:48 The New Republic 7071196523840536424.html
‘Petti’, a near-forgotten tool revered by tree climbers in Tamil Nadu, gets a new lease of life as a collectible

Proceeds from the sale of this tool will be sent directly to the tree climbers whose livelihoods have taken a hit following the COVID-19 lockdown

27 May 11:39 The Hindu 6679535025861387393.html
Skipping medical care amid coronavirus a troubling pandemic byproduct

A new study found 48 percent of American adults delayed or skipped medical care amid the coronavirus crisis.

27 May 12:44 Fox News 7362823820862337947.html
Jamie Dimon says the US economy looks headed for a 'fairly rapid recovery' from the coronavirus pandemic, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - "The government has been pretty responsive, large companies have the wherewithal, hopefully we're keeping the small ones alive," said Dimon.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 12:41 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756278694621.html
The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

At least 188 frontline health and care workers have died with Covid-19.

27 May 16:16 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774156167876.html
Walsall Manor Hospital pays lasting tribute to five colleagues lost during coronavirus pandemic

Walsall Manor Hospital opened a permanent memorial to those who died including staff nurse Areema Nasreen.

27 May 18:32 Express & Star 7324224460747049934.html
Majority of US small businesses optimistic in face of coronavirus pandemic, study says

The majority of small businesses in the U.S. are optimistic about reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new study says.

27 May 06:30 Fox News 7362823820998012791.html
‘Close Them Down’: Trump Threatens To Shut Down Social Media Platforms

Twitter fact-checked the president on one of his tweets for the first time Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530705218106.html
BJP accuses Digvijaya Singh of flouting social distancing norms, party MLA alleges him of helping Jamaatis to spread coronavirus in Bhopal

Congress lashed at the BJP for making unnecessary political issue out of a social service extended to needy people during the lockdown.

27 May 23:00 Free Press Journal 9080771787721516197.html
'Time for preparation, not celebration': Senior WHO official warns coronavirus is not defeated and Europe must brace for a deadly second wave this winter

Dr Hans Kluge, European director for the World Health Organisation, has claimed that the pandemic is not over and countries should use the next few months 'for preparation, not celebration'.

27 May 00:34 Mail Online 124328111827106734.html
Americans want China to pay for COVID-19 pandemic

With more than 90,000 dead and nearly 1.5 million sick, the American people have decisively judged the country that created this crisis: Communist China.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442863333981.html
Twitter Fact Checks President Trump - But Not Communist China

Recently Twitter added a “fact check” label to President Donald Trump’s tweets about the concerns surrounding mail-in voting fraud, but the social media site has failed to apply those same fact-checking measures to verified Chinese government accounts that spread coronavirus misinformation on the platform.

27 May 18:18 Breitbart 3148363491093390777.html
Centre playing vendetta politics: Student leaders condemn activists’ arrest amid pandemic

At a press briefing held via video-conference app Zoom, former student leaders Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid hit out at the police for arresting Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students for their alleged involvement in orchestrating communal riots in northeast Delhi.

27 May 09:51 The Statesman 1191309781459322471.html
US closes probes into 3 senators over their stock trades

Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma have been informed that the Justice Department has closed investigations into their stock trades.

27 May 00:22 WVLT 4089046911024433969.html
Facebook Resurrects Phone Calls in New 'CatchUp' App as Voice Calls Increase Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As people make more phone calls during the coronavirus pandemic, Facebook announced that its New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team has launched an app that allows users to see who's available on voice chat.

27 May 01:45 Tech Times 4011848566891648387.html
Nancy Pelosi's coronavirus aid bill pushes illegal immigration agenda

Democrats refuse to admit their belief in this core issue.

27 May 18:00 TheHill 355432918448560489.html
House Republicans sue Pelosi to block voter proxy amid pandemic

May 27 (UPI) -- Nearly two dozens Republicans have sued House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, seeking to block the House of Representatives from proxy voting, a measure instituted by Democrats to allow congressmen to vote remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 06:32 UPI 8257973864407663762.html
Xi Jinping urges China’s army to prepare for armed combat as Hong Kong protests restart over a new bill that would strip away the city’s freedoms

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged his army to increase its preparedness for “armed combat” as protests in Hong Kong ramp up over a proposed new law that would effectively strip away the city’s autonomy.

27 May 09:02 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882630568726.html
Nancy Pelosi: 'Every Crisis' Including Coronavirus Is an Opportunity to Advance Leftist Agenda

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said during a press conference on Wednesday that "every crisis" is an opportunity to advance a leftist agenda. 

27 May 21:57 Breitbart 3148363490866757392.html
Coronavirus: It's the season spoiled by the pandemic, not the year Liverpool were best – Deeney

Watford captain Troy Deeney believes the integrity of the Premier League season is "already gone" an...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977406050315.html
Use of Nottingham’s food banks has surged during coronavirus pandemic

There's increased demand above normal levels by 33 percent or more

27 May 10:02 NottinghamshireLive 5149776702544641515.html
'You didn't panic about anything!': CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen clashed on live TV over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The exchange between the CNBC hosts lasted around a minute as they lobbed accusations at each other.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 14:37 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755605003526.html
'You didn't panic about anything!': CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen clashed on live TV over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic

The exchange between the CNBC hosts lasted around a minute as they lobbed accusations at each other.

27 May 14:02 Business Insider 6060062399373761798.html
‘You didn’t panic about anything!’: CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen clashed on live TV over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic

CNBC hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen fiercely clashed on Wednesday morning over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 14:37 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882189434118.html
The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

At least 188 frontline health and care workers have died with Covid-19.

27 May 16:15 Express & Star 7324224459620764356.html
'You didn't panic about anything!': CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen clashed on live TV over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic

CNBC hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen fiercely clashed on Wednesday morning over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, which has kill...

27 May 16:06 Business Insider 3364799148367636026.html
Biden Knocks Trump for 'This Macho Stuff' in Shunning Masks 

"He's a fool, an absolute fool, to talk that way ... He's supposed to lead by example," Biden said.

27 May 18:01 VOA Zimbabwe 262570845783489441.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975446319850.html
Congress has turned a laboratory of political hypocrisy during pandemic period: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said instead of creating confusion among people, the Congress should try to become a part of confidence building measures in these hours of crisis.

27 May 11:56 The Financial Express 1288289579959036787.html
Poland to scrap compulsory outdoor masks, reopen cinemas as coronavirus abates

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles will be allowed to go outside without protective masks from May 30 and cinemas, theatres and gyms will reopen on June 6, the government said on Wednesday, part of a steady lifting of restrictions imposed to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.

27 May 11:44 Reuters 8334514181741795766.html
400 Hawaii National Guard troops coming off coronavirus duty | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The number of Hawaii National Guard troops on federal active duty for the coronavirus pandemic will drop early next week to 800 from 1,200 as part of a Pentagon “right-sizing” ahead of a “hard stop” set for June 24 for the deployment of almost 46,000 citizen soldiers nationwide, officials said.

27 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335387984774511.html
Republicans working on legislation to strip Twitter of federal liability protections

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Rep.

27 May 21:29 TheHill 355432919600374417.html
Hypocrisy gone viral? Officials set bad COVID-19 examples

Leaders from the US, France, Mexico bend safety rules they drafted during the pandemic

27 May 16:17 Gulf News 2086521545292183937.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975053608833.html
Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 death toll in Delhi mounts to 303; highest spike of 792 cases

This is the first time in Delhi that over 700 COVID-19 cases have been reported in a day.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963481298967.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, an ardent Trump supporter, cautioned that an abrupt withdrawal would be "horrendous."

27 May 00:55 Business Insider 6060062401350353776.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

Defense Department officials are reportedly planning to brief President Donald Trump on several options to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, including one to pull them out before the 2020 US presidential election in November.

27 May 00:55 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884166026096.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

Defense Department officials are planning to brief President Donald Trump on several options to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, according to multiple reports.

27 May 00:59 Pulse Live 3606876835443605297.html
How exposure to negative feedback in influences goal-directed consumer behaviors

Threats to self-esteem and negative feedback are pervasive in today's society. Social media researchers, for example, have shown a link between frequent usage of social media websites and upward social ...

27 May 07:46 phys.org 3476726124860902150.html
Is Trump going to cruise to re-election on a partial coronavirus recovery?

He might win, but it will be in spite of a horrible economy

27 May 09:50 The Week 149215354508878643.html
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho expects lower transfer fees after coronavirus pandemic

Mourinho expects big fees to be a thing of the past.

27 May 10:12 Express & Star 7324224460872872198.html
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho expects lower transfer fees after coronavirus pandemic

Mourinho expects big fees to be a thing of the past.

27 May 10:13 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774612419675.html
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho expects lower transfer fees after coronavirus pandemic

Mourinho expects big fees to be a thing of the past.

27 May 10:12 Shropshire Star 3480199993326694662.html
Jamie Dimon says the US economy looks headed for a ‘fairly rapid recovery’ from the coronavirus pandemic

The US economy could see a swift recovery in the third quarter of the year according to JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

27 May 12:41 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882863125213.html
How We Might Respond to a Pandemic Were Society Not So Dominated by the State

The state currently enjoys a vastly unbalanced share of the power within a society, such an arrangement is not in any way preordained, and the assumption that it must be betrays a narrowness of vision and a lack of historical knowledge

27 May 16:20 Infowars 1950426314493032666.html
Coronavirus pandemic exposes inequality in Ecuador's Guayaquil

When Victoria Sanchez and her mother, Eufemia Nicolaza Sanches Pin, showed up at their local public hospital in Ecuador's Guayaquil for Sanches Pin's weekly dialysis treatment last month, hospital staff refused to let the mother, a diabetic, in because she had a runny nose. 

27 May 22:44 Aljazeera 6642629762686999447.html
When is it safe to see friends again as the coronavirus pandemic rolls on?

As lonely, stir-crazy Americans wait for a coronavirus vaccine to materialize in the distant future, some might be wondering if it’s safe to hang out with friends or rope extra family members into

27 May 21:06 New York Post 7654946767443791733.html
U.S. weighs options 'across the spectrum' to punish China over Hong Kong

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is crafting a range of options to punish China over its tightening grip on Hong Kong, including targeted sanctions, new tariffs and further restrictions on Chinese companies, according to U.

27 May 23:28 Financial Post 2379081493633770150.html
U.S. nears 100,000 pandemic deaths: Does Trump feel your pain? | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as these: “I can hear you.” “You have lost too much, but you have not lost everything.” “We have wept with you; we’ve pulled our children tight.”

27 May 01:10 Star-Advertiser 3439335389202263092.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

Republicans warned on Wednesday that legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives during the coronavirus pandemic may not become law if lawmakers are allowed to cast votes remotely under a new voting system. A day after filing a federal lawsuit to overturn rules allowing

27 May 17:11 Yahoo 7097669637221443480.html
Nancy Pelosi Calls Republican Efforts To Block Voting By Proxy During Pandemic A ‘Sad Stunt’

‘House Republicans must stop their dangerous obstruction and join Democrats to save lives, defeat the virus and grow the economy,’ she said. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called ...

27 May 17:02 The Inquisitr 1745625232164206230.html
Xi Jinping urges China's army to prepare for armed combat as Hong Kong protests restart over a new bill that would strip away the city's freedoms

China is expected to pass controversial national security laws for Hong Kong on Thursday, prompting renewed protests in the city.

27 May 09:02 Yahoo 7097669637706692374.html
Xi Jinping urges China's army to prepare for armed combat as Hong Kong protests restart over a new bill that would strip away the city's freedoms

China is expected to pass controversial national security laws for Hong Kong on Thursday, prompting renewed protests in the city.

27 May 09:02 Business Insider 6060062399814896406.html
Poll shows only half of Americans could access coronavirus vaccine

PTI Washington Only about half of Americans say they would get a Covid-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according to

27 May 15:35 The Navhind Times 3656927215710833377.html
Gov Cuomo Meets Trump with Infrastructure Wish List for New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met with President Donald Trump to discuss New York's three infrastructure projects for economic recovery.

27 May 21:32 Breitbart 3148363490828275999.html
The DOJ has dropped its probe into 3 US senators who dumped stock work millions shortly before the coronavirus market crash

The Department of Justice is dropping its investigation into three US senators accused of insider trading over stock sales made after they received closed-door briefings on the novel coronavirus.

27 May 11:11 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883994291939.html
China labels Abe's claim on origin of COVID-19 a 'politicization' of the deadly virus

Beijing says it opposes "stigmatization" of disease's beginning after Japanese leader calls it a "fact" that illness "spread from China to the world."

27 May 02:44 The Japan Times 6673764368165589064.html
Twitter adds fact-check warning label to Trump’s tweets for first time

Twitter Inc. marked tweets by President Donald Trump with a fact-check warning label for the first time Tuesday, after the president falsely claimed mail-in...

27 May 00:27 MarketWatch 8975941549821851149.html
Pelosi Slams Trump For Going On ‘Ego Trip’ Over Republican Convention

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) railed against President Trump on Wednesday for threatening to relocate the Republican National Convention away from its...

27 May 21:48 Talking Points Memo 4598529365688067422.html
Defying pandemic, gay couples hold first marriages in Costa Rica

Marco Castillo and his boyfriend, Rodrigo Campos, waited just a few hours to take advantage of a new law in Costa Rica that made the country the first in Central America to allow same-sex marriage.

27 May 08:15 The Jakarta Post 7678601104332160310.html
Donald Trump Committed to July 4 Celebration Despite Lawmaker Alarm on Coronavirus

File photo of US President Donald Trump. (Image: AP) Trump in April said that because of the coronavirus, the event … Donald Trump Committed to July 4 Celebration Despite Lawmaker Alarm on Coronavirus Read More »

27 May 10:33 ISSCNC 6824315491703508517.html
Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

WASHINGTON -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, defiant amid criticism that she is using the coronavirus pandemic to pursue a long-sought agenda, said she will force public school districts to share a large portion of federal rescue funding with private school students, regardless of income.DeVos announced

27 May 19:01 Yahoo 7097669639019798923.html
President Donald Trump Is Angry After Twitter Slapped A Warning On His Posts For This Reason

President Donald Trump is currently in the middle of a war with Twitter, and it is not certain he will be victorious. On Tuesday, the former

27 May 05:14 Celebrity Insider 265863476740622341.html
Cuomo describes productive discussion with Trump on infrastructure

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said his meeting with President Trump on Wednesday focused on investing in infrastructure projects to “supercharge” a U.S. economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 18:52 TheHill 355432919626159665.html
‘Ugly Even for Him’: Trump’s Usual Allies Recoil at His Smear of MSNBC Host

The Wall Street Journal and Washington Examiner chastised the president as a top House Republican, Liz Cheney, urged him to “stop” his attacks on Joe Scarborough.

27 May 17:06 NY Times 1961078288011060104.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special US treatment

WASHINGTON, May 28 — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday China had undermined Hong Kong's autonomy so fundamentally that the territory no longer warranted special treatment under US law, a potentially big blow to its status as a major financial hub. Pompeo's certification to the US...

27 May 22:54 Malaymail 302165936314410703.html
Biden calls Trump a fool for mocking masks during pandemic

President Donald Trump has resisted wearing masks in front of cameras at series of public events, including on Memorial Day.

27 May 03:48 The Indian Express 2885715103828559479.html
Chennai taxi driver ferries healthcare workers during lockdown

V Ramesh, an UberMedic driver, is on his feet during lockdown, ferrying doctors and people who are unwell from home to hospital and back

27 May 10:02 The Hindu 6679535025262082065.html
Donald Trump threatens to shut down social media as Twitter fact-checks him

President Trump hit out hours after Twitter added a 'misleading information' tag to his tweets to flag up inaccuracies

27 May 12:45 Metro 970161747604065328.html
Freight companies 'on their knees and will fail' due to coronavirus pandemic

Some hauliers are on their knees and will fail following the coronavirus lock down, an industry spokesman in Northern Ireland predicted.

27 May 13:03 The Irish News 993066122202388.html
Investigating The Trump Investigators Is Not A Distraction

Was President Obama telling those present not to end the existing probe of President-elect Donald Trump?

27 May 16:38 The Jewish Press 7246030801306196043.html
US tops 100,000 coronavirus deaths with no end in sight

More than 100,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus, a staggering wave of death that has brought the world's largest economy to its knees as the federal government struggles even now to mount

27 May 21:51 TheHill 355432918531381596.html
President Trump Will Sign Executive Order on Social Media Censorship

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media censorship amid rapidly intensifying political bias from the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe.

27 May 23:34 Breitbart 3148363491855005486.html
Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Cops in Los Angeles have released a video begging trendy quarantined residents to stop house parties in the Hollywood Hills because clubs are closed during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report.

27 May 00:18 Fox News 7362823819966370151.html
Coronavirus pandemic | Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India cross 1.5 lakh-mark; death toll at 4,337

India is the tenth country to register 1.5 lakh or more COVID-19 cases.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964725516051.html
Bong Go regularly given airtime in state media broadcasts on coronavirus

The longtime Duterte aide, criticized for being 'epal,' is featured in almost every episode of Laging Handa PH, a public briefing supposed to be dedicated to COVID-19

27 May 12:23 Rappler 1882105643739927775.html
Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

It is the first time the social media giant has said one of Donald Trump's tweets could be misleading.

27 May 14:56 Yahoo 7097669638424661857.html
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:President fact-checkedTwitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in U.

27 May 05:20 National Post 4816958591213016103.html
For first time, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Donald Trump tweets

For the first time, Twitter put a warning label under two posts by Donald Trump, prompting the US president to accuse the popular social media platform of "interfering" in the presidential election.

27 May 07:10 Free Press Journal 9080771787336875772.html
Orthodox and Haredi Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say they're scapegoats in the coronavirus crisis. The 'othering' goes back decades., Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - More than 90,000 Jews, many of them Orthodox or Haredi Hassidic, call Rockland County home. During times of crisis, they feel the blame.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 19:36 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755544201431.html
Orthodox and Haredi Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say they're scapegoats in the coronavirus crisis. The 'othering' goes back decades.

More than 90,000 Jews, many of them Orthodox or Haredi Hassidic, call Rockland County home. During times of crisis, they feel the blame.

27 May 19:36 Business Insider 6060062400740112702.html
US Diplomat Stilwell: Appears Beijing is using coronavirus to accelerate political agenda, including on Hong Kong

Amid a slew of comments from the US and Chinese diplomats, David Stilwell, top US policymakers for East Asia recently conveyed his view for the Asian

27 May 21:25 FXStreet 4480975639754933806.html
The coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 Americans in just over 4 months

More than 100,000 Americans have died from the new coronavirus. That’s nearly one-third of the worldwide total.

27 May 22:07 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882991792088.html
Coronavirus pandemic | Maharashtra reports 105 COVID-19 deaths and 2,190 new cases

This is for the first time that Maharashtra has reported deaths in three digits, the official said, adding that they included 32 fatalities from Mumbai.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964594463132.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 18 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, count rises to 1,639: BMC

No death due to the deadly infection was reported in Dharavi in the last 24 hours, the official said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963767614597.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets, prompting the enraged Republican to double down on unsubstantiated claims and conspiracy theories.

27 May 13:00 Digital Journal 4566489172536241202.html
China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China's National People's Congress (NPC) is seeking to pass a law allowing Chinese people to sue the United States over coronavirus.

27 May 15:31 Breitbart 3148363492375632095.html
6 in 10 voters say they'll get a coronavirus vaccine shot when it's available, Fox News Poll finds

Six out of 10 registered voters plan to get a vaccine for the coronavirus when one becomes available, according to a recent Fox News poll.

27 May 21:15 Fox News 7362823819916787008.html
Tom Homan to urge Trump to challenge New York law criminalizing cooperation with federal immigration authorities

Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting Director Tom Homan plans to lobby President Trump to have the Justice Department challenge a New York law making it a felony for law enforcement to assist federal immigration authorities.

27 May 00:35 Washington Examiner 4625792333711260694.html
One of the most profitable trades since 1993 is broken amid the coronavirus pandemic

One of the most profitable trades since 1993 is broken amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 17:30 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882309119991.html
Coronavirus: Las Vegas casinos to reopen with social distancing

Bellagio, New York-New York, Caesars Palace, Flamingo aim to bring strip back to life

27 May 22:52 Gulf News 2086521545021160140.html
Democrats' big-city dominance leaves GOP with few alternatives to move Trump convention

President Trump’s threat to move the Republican convention could run headlong into the same political and logistical stumbling blocks motivating the GOP to consider yanking the event from Charlotte, North Carolina — Democratic elected officials.

27 May 04:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333261960271.html
Trump urges House Republicans to reject FISA renewal bill

President Donald Trump called on House Republicans to reject pending legislation that would renew a set of domestic surveillance powers that lapsed two...

27 May 01:06 MarketWatch 8975941549142708468.html
Fed catalogues devastation wrought by pandemic on U.S. economy

The coronavirus deeply damaged the U.S. economy in recent weeks, with “steep” job losses and business closures, a new Federal Reserve report said.

27 May 18:38 BNN 3833521689077687394.html
Nineteen more coronavirus-related deaths across Ireland

NINETEEN more coronavirus-related deaths were recorded on the island of Ireland, following "milestone" days earlier this week that saw no new fatalities.

27 May 20:11 The Irish News 993066351083636.html
Coronavirus spread 'still accelerating' in Brazil, Peru, Chile: WHO

WASHINGTON, DC: International health authorities expressed concern on Tuesday (May 26) over signs the spread of the new coronavirus is still ...

27 May 03:12 CNA 5644198862289566139.html
Covid-19 lockdowns: California eases pandemic restrictions, NYSE reopens

While lifting the ban on services at places of worship, the California governor limited the number of people who can gather at one time to 25 percent of a building's capacity

27 May 05:00 Business-Standard 1502508925779420207.html
California eases coronavirus restrictions

SACRAMENTO: California, the most populous US state, took another step on Tuesday (May 26) toward ending sweeping lockdowns imposed to contain the ...

27 May 07:02 CNA 5644198863307042621.html
What do Donald Trump and ultra-conservative Pakistani imams have in common?

Authors: James M. Dorsey and Tehmina Qureshi* US President Donald J. Trump and ultra-conservative Pakistani religious scholars may have more in common than either would want to admit: a belief that congregation is an essential pillar of prayer irrespective of public health concerns. Mr. Trump, however, may wish that he had the kind of less […]

27 May 15:00 Modern Diplomacy 4563921197910690163.html
United States declares Hong Kong has lost autonomy from China

"It is now clear that China is modelling Hong Kong after itself."

27 May 17:22 Newshub 2131266986085101281.html
Pelosi says Trump’s push for in-person convention is just an ego trip

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday took a jab at President Donald Trump’s hopes to have an in-person Republican Party convention this summer, saying...

27 May 21:06 MarketWatch 8975941548903389892.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, an ardent Trump supporter, cautioned that an abrupt withdrawal would be "horrendous.". Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 00:55 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757581595504.html
Brazil coronavirus deaths could surpass 125,000 by August: US study

BRASILIA: As Brazil's daily COVID-19 death rate climbs to the highest in the world, a University of Washington study is warning its total death ...

27 May 02:08 CNA 5644198862683801817.html
Shrewsbury still at the heart of the community

Football might be on hold but, while the coronavirus threatens society as we know it, charities have redoubled efforts to serve those in need during demanding circumstances.

27 May 08:52 Shropshire Star 3480199991715921073.html
The coronavirus has taken a sledgehammer to live entertainment. Ticketek explains how it has kept the ball rolling through the pandemic.

Ticketek has switched to virtual events as several live entertainment shows have been cancelled or postponed during the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 07:32 Business Insider Australia 5575934300586448134.html
Reporting migrant crisis on bicycles

Two journalists with Asiaville news are pedalling their way from Delhi to Lucknow in search of the many stories behind the main picture

27 May 12:33 The Hindu 6679535024768038897.html
SBU presses charges against Russian GRU operative who handled senior asset in Ukrainian gov't

The asset, former chief of protocol in Ukraine's Cabinet, had earlier pleaded guilty and sentenced before being handed over to Russia in a major swap effort in September 2019.

27 May 12:00 UNIAN 6863008971168852392.html
The real threat to Facebook and Twitter isn't a pandemic or a president

This week in Trending, we look at the latest round of problems involving social media companies as well as the debate over the Silicon Valley exodus.

27 May 13:45 Business Insider 6060062401245780420.html
The real threat to Facebook and Twitter isn’t a pandemic or a president

Welcome back to Trending, where we read the tech leaves every Wednesday. I’m Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider’s West Coast Bureau Chief and Global Tech Editor. If you want to get Trending in your email inbox every week, just click here.

27 May 13:45 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883617676613.html
68% of newly unemployed American workers could earn more money from government benefits than they did from their pre-pandemic jobs, research claims

More than two-thirds of American workers who have filed for unemployment during the coronavirus are likely earning more from government insurance than they were when they had a job, according to research published by the National Bureau of Economic Research this week.

27 May 15:22 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884194066591.html
68% of newly unemployed American workers could earn more money from government benefits than they did from their pre-pandemic jobs, research claims, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Jobless data showed last week that about 39 million people in total have filed for unemployment in the last nine weeks of the pandemic.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 15:22 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757609635999.html
Why shut nurses out of decision-making?

Letter:Jane Salvage, a fellow of the Royal College of Nursing, asks why nurses have been rendered invisible in the management of the Covid-19 pandemic

27 May 16:55 the Guardian 1491978795724548432.html
‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’ Trailer: Disney Royals Get A Superhero Twist — Watch

The first trailer for 'Secret Society of Second-Born Royals' introduces us to a set of royal recruits.

27 May 21:10 Hollywood Life 1852895046026460322.html
Coronavirus: Nigeria has 112 treatment, isolation centres, 5,324 beds - Minister

Nigeria has a total of 112 treatment, isolation centres, 5,324 beds as part of her response to COVID-19. Minister of state for Health Mamora, made this known

27 May 20:01 Legit 3764253651176088353.html
Health minister caught between politics and medicine

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize needs to abandon the autocratic attitude for the greater good of the nation and realise that the likes of Professor Glenda Gray and her counterparts are critical in our response to Covid-19, writes Dr Shafrudeen Amod.

27 May 21:40 CityPress 437075751128612824.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media amid Twitter furor

‘Big Tech is doing everything in their very considerable power to CENSOR in advance of the 2020 Election,’ Trump tweets.

27 May 23:47 POLITICO 2584151345946899325.html
How 'militarized' is Indonesia's COVID-19 management?

How local civilian and political institutions and leaders perform will determine whether the next generation of TNI leaders develops trust in those democratic-era institutions.

27 May 08:18 The Jakarta Post 7678601103343646907.html
Saunders: Trump can’t have it both ways on states’ rights

He can’t tell states to lead on the coronavirus response, then tell them how to run their elections.

27 May 08:30 HeraldNet 3867135409078381381.html
Coronavirus latest: at a glance

A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak

27 May 23:39 the Guardian 1491978796339398514.html
As COVID19 situation goes out of hand, MVA govt in Maharashtra comes with a gag order to curb social media criticism

Unable to handle the COVID19 crisis efficiently, the MVA government led by the Shiv Sena has turned its frustration towards those who are critical of it. Criticism on Social Media and not management of the health crisis seems to be the priority of the MVA government. - Devidas Deshpande  

27 May 00:00 www.organiser.org 9159923258328305676.html
NYT outlines Modi's failure in dealing with Covid-19 pandemic

Starke­st failur­e of Indian govt's strate­gy has been the devast­ation it impose­d on countr­y’s worker­s, reads the...

27 May 15:53 The Express Tribune 1105816787030480270.html
US says Hong Kong’s autonomy is gone, sowing China trade doubt

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced the decision Wednesday, a week after the government in Beijing declared its intention to pass a national security law curtailing the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong citizens

27 May 19:58 Livemint 6614605818708851582.html
US coronavirus death toll passes 100,000

More than 100,000 people have died from the coronavirus in the US, according to the latest data. The country passed the grim milestone Wednesday, with more than 1.6 million testing positive for the

27 May 21:51 New York Post 7654946768644484363.html
RFE/RL: Ukrainian court finds Lviv student guilty of torching RFE/RL reporter's car

The 19-year-old university student admitted his guilt to the court and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.

27 May 22:20 UNIAN 6863008971076296244.html
The coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 Americans in just over 4 months

More than 83% of those deaths could have been avoided if the US had locked down two weeks earlier, some research suggests.

27 May 22:07 Business Insider 6060062400176119768.html
Mexico sets new record with 501 coronavirus deaths in a day

Mexico's health department reported 501 deaths from the coronavirus Tuesday, a new one-day high and the first time the figure exceeded 500.

27 May 02:00 Coronavirus 2422791597730442979.html
Turkey looks to weather coronavirus crisis without IMF support

Erdogan resists taking assistance despite looming balance of payments crunch

27 May 04:00 Ft 707176888533623052.html
NC coronavirus cases surge as Trump demands full-capacity GOP convention

North Carolina is grappling with a steady surge in new coronavirus cases as President Trump demands the state to accommodate a full-capacity Republican convention. The number of infected residents

27 May 04:22 New York Post 7654946767859519713.html
European Jewish Communities and the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus crisis has shaken many European Jewish communities to the core. As the EU member states try to return to normal in the aftermath of the most severe threat to the lives of their citizens since WWII, the continent’s Jewish communities struggle to come to terms with the devastating events of the past months.

27 May 12:18 The Jewish Press 7246030801041083949.html
Catholic Church alleges 'irregularities' in Burundi election

The Catholic Church in Burundi says it observed "many irregularities" during last week's election that call into question results that delivered victories to the ruling party and its presidential

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212650473605.html
CNBC's Kernen, Sorkin clash over coronavirus, Trump: 'You used and abused your position'

CNBC hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen had a heated confrontation on the Wednesday edition of "Squawk Box," with Kernen accusing Sorkin of panicking over the coronavirus's impact on the

27 May 14:58 TheHill 355432919422439150.html
France banned the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating the coronavirus a week after Trump said he was taking the drug

France reversed a March order that allowed the drug hydroxychloroquine to be used as a potential treatment for COVID-19.

27 May 15:02 Business Insider 6060062401371853878.html
Trump accuses Twitter of ‘interfering’ in presidential election after fact check

President Trump accused Twitter of election interference after the social media giant fact-checked two of his tweets in an unprecedented move. “@Twitter is now interfering in the 2020 Presidential

27 May 00:32 New York Post 7654946768375867794.html
Coronavirus: Warning of second wave in north and 'more lives lost' despite no new Covid-19 deaths

NORTHERN Ireland has recorded no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since the pandemic took hold - but health minister Robin Swann warned about a second wave and "more lives lost".

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065877324334.html
The DoJ has dropped its probe into 3 US senators who dumped stock work millions shortly before the coronavirus market crash

Senators Loeffler, Inhofe, and Feinstein sold stock earlier this year — but said the move was made by money managers without their direct involvement.

27 May 11:11 Business Insider 6060062401178619619.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday - White House

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened ...

27 May 23:25 CNA 5644198863708335932.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened ...

27 May 23:25 CNA 5644198863383696384.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 30,000 weddings cancelled in Gujarat amid COVID-19

March and April are considered the peak season, when maximum number of weddings take place in the state, Hotel and Restaurant Association (Gujarat) spokesperson Abhijit Deshmukh said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964935375620.html
Democratic unity starts to crack in coronavirus liability reform fight

A group of moderate Senate Democrats say they are open to considering liability protection for businesses in the next round of coronavirus relief legislation, a crack in Democratic unity that gives

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432919772657287.html
Teens are getting into their dream schools as colleges dip into their waitlists during the coronavirus pandemic, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Experts say some students are reluctant to commit to schools, and a drop in enrollment could force schools to dive deep into their waitlists.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 13:55 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756365710402.html
CNBC Anchor Explodes at Pro-Trump Colleague Over Coronavirus: ‘You Abused Your Position!’

Fireworks sparked Wednesday morning on the Squawk Box set as CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin blasted his own colleague Joe Kernen for dismissing the severity of the coronavirus pandemic that has now killed 100,000 Americans. At one point, Sorkin accused Kernen of trying to help his “friend” President

27 May 14:39 Yahoo 7097669638976804534.html
Teens are getting into their dream schools as colleges dip into their waitlists during the coronavirus pandemic

Experts say some students are reluctant to commit to schools, and a drop in enrollment could force schools to dive deep into their waitlists.

27 May 13:55 Yahoo 7097669638912481086.html
Republicans Sue to Block Remote Voting in House

House Republicans are suing to block Democrats from relying on remote proxy voting during the Covid-19 pandemic, claiming the historic change is a power play by Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

27 May 16:42 Courthouse News Service 1799505149542211535.html
Fauci: Too Soon To Guarantee Political Conventions In August

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, advised a “wait and see” approach for now on whether it...

27 May 17:46 Talking Points Memo 4598529366748772183.html
One of the most profitable trades since 1993 is broken amid the coronavirus pandemic, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Over the first 100 trading days of 2020, a trader that bought the close and sold the open would be down 19.7%.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 17:30 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755724689399.html
COVID-19 Informer: Boris Johnson still in hot water, US passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths

Our COVID-19 Informer will keep you up to date with everything you need to know today.

27 May 22:00 The Canberra Times 8662394330201160708.html
Eastern Regional Hospital begs for water for coronavirus patients

The Management of the Eastern Regional Hospital is appealing to the general public to support the facility with quantities of bottled water to meet the high daily demand for water by coronavirus patients on admission at the facility.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495150365442.html
Eastern Regional Hospital begs for water for coronavirus patients

The Management of the Eastern Regional Hospital is appealing to the general public to support the facility with quantities of bottled water to meet the high daily demand for water by coronavirus patients on admission at the facility.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494429919100.html
Trump Pledges Social Media Crackdown, D.C. Circuit Offers Its Version of Subtweet

A conservative group alleging its political viewpoints have been suppressed on Twitter and other platforms gets an interestingly-timed judgment.

27 May 07:18 The Hollywood Reporter 121801344693072786.html
Hong Kong Protests United States China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China, setting the stage for the U.S. to withdraw the former British colony’s preferential trade and financial status it has enjoyed since it reverted to Chinese

27 May 15:56 Yahoo 7097669638470426362.html
UK official coronavirus death toll jumps by 412 - almost double hospital fatalities

The tragic figure released by the Department of Health is nearly double the 209 fatalities earlier reported in UK hospitals by health authorities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

27 May 15:07 mirror 675785261095813124.html
US capital Washington eases coronavirus lockdown

The US capital is relaxing lockdown restrictions following a sustained period of decreased coronavirus infections, Washington's mayor said.

27 May 18:13 Vanguard News 4125100340036095517.html
Spain to mourn coronavirus victims for unprecedented 10-day period

The Spanish government has declared 10 days of mourning starting Wednesday for the nearly 27,000 people who have died with the novel coronavirus in Spain, the longest official mourning period in the country's 4-decade-old democracy.

27 May 11:49 Coronavirus 2422791598861594924.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies after Twitter warning

WASHINGTON, May 27 — US President Donald Trump today threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after Twitter Inc for the first time added a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president’s claims. Trump, without offering any evidence,...

27 May 12:51 Malaymail 302165935705942884.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies after Twitter warning

Trump, withou­t offeri­ng any eviden­ce, reiter­ated his accusa­tions of politi­cal bias by techno­logy platfo­rms

27 May 12:35 The Express Tribune 1105816787336621695.html
CSOs reject controversial infectious diseases bill - Premium Times Nigeria

More civil society organisations have risen against the controversial Infectious Diseases Bill pending before the National Assembly...

27 May 14:08 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300114139014.html
Formal inquiry will consider care home crisis and ‘every aspect’ of coronavirus response, says Nicola Sturgeon

A formal inquiry will be launched into the Scottish Government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing crisis in Scotland's care homes, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.

27 May 17:06 The Courier 4275302766859715041.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets with a fact check for the first time

Twitter for the first time put a warning label under two posts by Donald Trump. Twitter highlighted two of Trump's tweets on Tuesday that falsely claimed mail-in ballots

27 May 07:07 TechGenyz 5378425016508206382.html
Sudan says three jailed members of ousted Bashir regime have coronavirus

At least three jailed senior members of the toppled regime of former Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir have the coronavirus, the country's public prosecution service said on Wednesday. The Arab African country, which has reported 4,146 coronavirus cases and 184 deaths, released more than 4,000 prisoners

27 May 18:27 Yahoo 7097669637911805318.html
After Modi’s economic package, Nitin Gadkari asks states to chip in Rs 20 lakh cr more to fight coronavirus

Nitin Gadkari today said that states must contribute Rs 20 lakh crore to fight against coronavirus-led disruptions.

27 May 19:03 The Financial Express 1288289579845485752.html
Sudan says three jailed members of ousted Bashir regime have coronavirus

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least three jailed senior members of the toppled regime of former Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir have the coronavirus, the country’s public prosecution service said on Wednesday.

27 May 18:27 Reuters 8334514180702427972.html
The coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 Americans in just over 4 months, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - More than 83% of those deaths could have been avoided if the US had locked down two weeks earlier, some research suggests.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 22:07 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756407361496.html
Rome Colosseum to reopen in June after coronavirus kept it closed for months

Italy’s Colosseum Archaeological Park in Rome (PArCo) announced Tuesday it will reopen to the public on June 1 after having been closed for three months due to coronavirus restrictions. There are

27 May 22:54 New York Post 7654946768676925991.html
WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over

Bangkok: As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still smack in the middle of the pandemic, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound and renewed international travel.Ri

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880197558556.html
Britain’s 1st coronavirus medicine is approved

Britain’s 1st coronavirus medicine has been approved by regulators. The drug, according to reports, was initially intended for use on Ebola victims. Clinical trials suggest remdesivir can shorten recovery time for Covid-19 sufferers by an average of

27 May 06:23 LailasNews.com 2090029849664247636.html
Austerity following pandemic spending 'unacceptable'

Official austerity following massive Government spending during the coronavirus pandemic would be unacceptable, workers in Northern Ireland said.

27 May 09:07 The Irish News 993065297161049.html
Congress has yet to agree on the latest coronavirus relief package, so don’t expect another stimulus check in June

Americans probably shouldn’t count on getting another coronavirus stimulus check in June.

27 May 21:30 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884131232964.html
Congress has yet to agree on the latest coronavirus relief package, so don't expect another stimulus check in June, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Many Democratic lawmakers are pushing to send more stimulus checks to households, but it's unlikely to happen in June.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 21:30 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757546802372.html
Congress has yet to agree on the latest coronavirus relief package, so don't expect another stimulus check in June

Many Democratic lawmakers are pushing to send more stimulus checks to households, but it's unlikely to happen in June.

27 May 21:30 Business Insider 6060062400836940740.html
Russia Reports Record One-Day Rise in Coronavirus Deaths

Russia said on Tuesday 174 people with the coronavirus had died in the past 24 hours, a record one-day amount that pushed the nationwide death toll to 3,807.

27 May 05:27 TOLO news 5578851438416069025.html
As coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, officials take solace in low fatality rate

Maharashtra's rising numbers continue to worry the nation.

27 May 14:38 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362531860752.html
Lawmakers urge Trump to cancel DC's July 4 event: 'Impossible to put on safely'

A group of lawmakers representing the National Capital Region is calling for the Trump administration to drop plans to hold a second "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration in Washington, D.C.

27 May 14:07 TheHill 355432918629402777.html
States need to Raise 20 Lakh Crore rupees to Fight Coronavirus -

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that in the wake of the crisis arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic,

27 May 16:06 News Hunt Media 8859517518521126460.html
Elderly Prisoner Granted Release but Got Coronavirus During Government Appeal

Muntaqim, after a half-century behind bars, posed no risk to society, so a judge ordered him free. But the government’s appeal instead risked his life.

27 May 19:55 The Intercept 3645855239647576674.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special US treatment

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China has undermined Hong Kong's autonomy as the US considers ending favourable tariffs in a blow to its status as a financial hub.

27 May 20:55 Australian Financial Review 3974284488103771589.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media today, says White House

WASHINGTON, May 28 — US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies today, White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down the platform he accused of stifling conservative voices. The officials, who spoke to reporters travelling with Trump to...

27 May 23:58 Malaymail 302165935020603208.html
Bihar Minister Courts Controversy As He Flouts Social Distancing Norms While Honouring 'Bicycle Girl'

She has caught the world's attention after she bicycled her injured father 1,200 km to reach her native village from Gurugram more than a week ago.

27 May 07:15 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084316256191.html
Amtrak requests additional $1.5B in federal funding for coronavirus relief

May 26 (UPI) -- Passenger railroad service Amtrak on Tuesday asked Congress for an additional $1.5 billion in federal funds to help it maintain operations amid the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 01:59 UPI 8257973864457788238.html
Himachal Congress leader, 3 councillors booked for obstructing cremation of coronavirus patient

The Congress leader has been identified as Mandi district chief of Mahila Congress Suman Chaudhary who along with three councillors and 16 others have been booked under various sections of IPC and Epidemic Disease Act.

27 May 07:21 India Today 4286117813337031997.html
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a summary of some recent research from peer-review

27 May 08:00 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244955017534.html
Coronavirus deaths could top 18,000 in India, says public health expert

India is still in the ascending limb of the epidemic, said Prof D Prabhakaran, Director, Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions.On low mortality rate in India and possible reasons for it, he said we will know if the mortality is actually low when the epidemic ends

27 May 08:20 Livemint 6614605818380088425.html
Coronavirus job losses creating ‘lockdown generation,’ UN group warns

The United Nation's International Labor Organization issued the grim prediction in a report showing that more than one in six young people have stopped working since the COVID-19 crisis began.

27 May 16:51 New York Post 7654946769371945960.html
Brazil reports highest coronavirus death toll in world for fifth straight day

Brazil's daily death toll has passed 1,000 four times since the pandemic accelerated in the country a week ago. Brazil has now confirmed a total of 24,512 deaths, according to health ministry figures.

27 May 03:24 India Today 4286117813927851444.html
Donald Trump: 'Twitter Is Now Interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election'

Trump accused Twitter of interfering in the 2020 presidential election after branding one of his tweets warning about election fraud "false."

27 May 00:29 Breitbart 3148363491822597531.html
The 1918 Spanish flu: How lessons learned apply to today's COVID-19 pandemic

The 1918 H1N1 influenza pandemic, also known as the Spanish flu, was the most severe pandemic in modern history. About 675,000 deaths were reported in the United States.

27 May 01:50 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440828214216.html
Australian researchers warn coronavirus vaccine not a cure all

The coronavirus threat won't end with a vaccine, Australia's COVID-19 research team has warned. But, with luck, the vaccine may be delivered under our nose.

27 May 06:25 The New Daily 5848147786195664801.html
How Wuhan tested 6.5 million for coronavirus in days

China News: In Wuhan, medical workers armed with coronavirus test swabs scoured construction sites and markets to look for itinerant workers while others made hou

27 May 07:51 The Times of India 6060938663361576308.html
How Wuhan tested 6.5 million for coronavirus in days

While other governments have struggled to provide testing for their populations on a broad scale, China has embarked on a citywide campaign to prevent a resurgence of infections at all costs. It has succeeded, according to residents and Chinese news reports, by mobilizing thousands of medical and other workers and spending hundreds of millions of dollars.

27 May 12:03 The Economic Times 7653256037285130796.html
Chinese in Canada a target of increased hate during pandemic

Vancouver resident Trixie Ling recalls her disgust and anger after a passing stranger taunted her with racial and sexual slurs in early May. Then he spat on her face.

27 May 10:15 manilastandard.net 4715274784464865796.html
Trump threatens to regulate or shut down social media companies

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday (May 27) threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after ...

27 May 20:15 CNA 5644198862598590699.html
US House Republicans to sue Pelosi over remove proxy voting in pandemic

The lawsuit, to be filed in federal court in Washington, will seek to block the new system passed by the Democratic-majority House.

27 May 03:32 The Indian Express 2885715104748985580.html
White woman fired from job after calling cops over black man in NY Central Park

Denouncing "racism of any kind," a global investment firm has fired a white woman after a viral video showed her calling police to say she felt threatened by an African-American man who asked her politely to leash her dog in New York's Central Park.

27 May 06:45 Bdnews24 8119004129081868350.html
Stock markets mixed as China-US tensions return to fore

Equities were mixed Wednesday as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations were weighed against optimism over the gradual reopening of economies around the world.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161575214764.html
Trump is ‘displeased’ with China’s new security law for Hong Kong

US President Donald Trump is “displeased” with China’s new national security law for Hong Kong, the White House has said, amid rising tensions between Washington and Beijing in the wake of the coronav

27 May 03:52 BusinessLine 5283601323355535.html
Maha Vikas Aghadi Government Can’t Dance, Courtyard is Rough!

Unable to handle the COVID19 crisis efficiently, the MVA government led by the Shiv Sena has turned its frustration towards those who are critical of it. Criticism on Social Media and not management of the health crisis seems to be the priority of the MVA government. - Devidas Deshpande  

27 May 00:00 www.organiser.org 9159923258577474982.html
PM Modi chairs meeting with NSA, Chief of Defence Staff amid escalating tension with China

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the country’s military to scale up training and battle preparedness to face ‘worst-case scenarios’.

27 May 02:28 Scroll.in 8669301693753799986.html
Mixed reaction from spiritual leaders to relaxed rules for religious gatherings

Religious leaders are aware of the dangers - 'we don't want our churches to be gateways to the grave,' said one.

27 May 07:45 The Citizen 410802302262642343.html
Ukraine football: Premier League to restart with classic derby

Despite the current gap in the table, meetings between Shakhtar and Dynamo always prove to be heated affairs.

27 May 09:20 UNIAN 6863008971581329243.html
Donald Trump ‘displeased’ with China’s new security law for Hong Kong: White House

The bill which is set to be approved by the National People's Congress, regarded as the rubber-stamp parliament for its routine approval of proposals by the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), comes in the backdrop of relentless agitation by the local Hong Kong people/

27 May 11:43 The Financial Express 1288289581431398669.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies after Twitter warning

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after Twitter Inc for the first time added a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims.

27 May 17:10 Bdnews24 8119004129587386510.html
U.S. economic activity fell sharply due to coronavirus disruptions, Fed says

Economic activity declined sharply across the United States over the past several weeks, according to a Federal Reserve report released on Wednesday, reflecting the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 18:13 Financial Post 2379081491690914063.html
Rosenstein to testify in Senate on Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key figure behind the U.S. investigation into links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign will testify next week before a Republican-led Senate committee examining the origins of the probe, the panel said on Wednesday.

27 May 19:30 Reuters 8334514179911221642.html
Rawlings to address June 4 by virtual durbar

Former President Jerry John Rawlings will deliver the keynote address to mark the 41st anniversary of the June 4 uprising on Thursday, June 4, 2020.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495837562717.html
Photo of the Day: Stamps mark Taiwan's coronavirus fight

Taiwan's Chunghwa Post releases coronavirus prevention stamps

27 May 07:43 Taiwan News 4737573345409824450.html
Coronavirus Tech: Artificial Intelligence Can Effectively Fight COVID-19 But May Lead To Privacy Breach

AI can be used to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, experts claim that privacy might be a casualty.

27 May 11:50 Tech Times 4011848567892420761.html
Poland's ruling party sees June 28 as deadline for presidential vote

WARSAW (Reuters) - The last possible date that Poland could hold a presidential election on is June 28, the leader of the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party said on Wednesday, amid deepening conflict surrounding the timing of the vote.

27 May 15:06 Reuters 8334514179794974787.html
France banned the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating the coronavirus a week after Trump said he was taking the drug

The French government on Wednesday banned the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19, reversing a previous order from March that allowed the anti-malarial drug to be used as an experimental treatment for the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

27 May 15:02 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884187526198.html
France banned the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating the coronavirus a week after Trump said he was taking the drug, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - France reversed a March order that allowed the drug hydroxychloroquine to be used as a potential treatment for COVID-19.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 15:02 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757603095606.html
Coronavirus has ‘undeniably’ diverted attention from Brexit – senior official

Andrew McCormick, Stormont’s Director General of International Relations, said preparedness on EU exit needs to be ‘dealt with urgently’.

27 May 17:02 Express & Star 7324224459891658756.html
Coronavirus has ‘undeniably’ diverted attention from Brexit – senior official

Andrew McCormick, Stormont’s Director General of International Relations, said preparedness on EU exit needs to be ‘dealt with urgently’.

27 May 17:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774427062276.html
Coronavirus has ‘undeniably’ diverted attention from Brexit – senior official

Andrew McCormick, Stormont’s Director General of International Relations, said preparedness on EU exit needs to be ‘dealt with urgently’.

27 May 17:02 Shropshire Star 3480199992345481220.html
WHO creates foundation to boost funding in coronavirus fight

GENEVA: The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday (May 27) the creation of a foundation to tap new sources of funding that could help ...

27 May 23:57 CNA 5644198862664711220.html
Sindh allocates Rs2.7 billion to set up new hospitals as coronavirus response effort

Sindh government has allocated the amount to also expand ICU and HDU facilities

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357282909528.html
WHO suspends trials of drug promoted by Trump to fight coronavirus

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has suspended trials of the drug that US President Donald Trump promoted as a coronavirus defence. WHO said the suspension of clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19 is a precautionary...

27 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039561939988166.html
Global Jewish leaders meet in videoconference to address community needs after coronavirus - Jewish World

Jewish Agency and Israeli Diaspora Ministry host online roundtable discussion with Jewish leaders from around the world on the coronavirus.

27 May 07:23 Israel National News 5374683669430233250.html
India coronavirus dispatch: 'Infodemic' is as dangerous as the virus itself

From Kerala's smart testing and community care, to hospitals putting off elective surgeries, and the progress with solidarity trials so far - read these and more in today's India dispatch

27 May 09:33 Business-Standard 1502508926478074057.html
U.N. calls meeting to boost pandemic support for developing countries

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - U.N. officials said they will meet on Thursday with over a dozen world leaders to discuss shoring up financial support for emerging economies, hit hard by the pandemic's economic fallout.

27 May 10:10 Daily Maverick 2373996787249686993.html
Anti-Semitic crimes in Germany at highest level since 2001

May 27 (UPI) -- Anti-Semitic crimes targeting members of the Jewish faith in Germany reached their highest level in almost two decades in 2019, according to new government figures Wednesday.

27 May 14:42 UPI 8257973864065048788.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. He turned to his Twitter account – where else? -- to tweet his threats. The president can’t unilaterally regulate or close the companies, and…

27 May 21:15 Japan Today 8582716286185286139.html
Rahul weakening country’s resolve to fight pandemic: BJP

Even his party Chief Ministers are acting contrary to his statements on lockdowns, it says

27 May 10:48 The Hindu 6679535024857173893.html
Steve Bannon scores win in Italian court over political academy

President Trump’s former adviser Steve Bannon won a legal battle to form a Catholic, populist political academy in an 800-year-old monastery south of Rome.

27 May 18:02 Washington Examiner 4625792333167352252.html
The Joint Commission To Resume Hospital Inspections After Pandemic Hiatus

The Joint Commission, accreditor of thousands of U. S. healthcare facilities is set to resume its surveys in June as hospitals and health systems re-open to visitors and begin to return hospital operations to a new normal.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531336987767.html
In vast Kenya camp, refugee journalists on coronavirus front line

For more than a decade, KANERE, the world's first fully independent refugee camp news outlet, has defied funding shortages and other challenges to publish investigations and reports about life in Kenya's remote Kakuma camp.

27 May 08:17 Aljazeera 6642629763483003162.html
Railway Ministry is ‘evacuating Maharashtra, spreading coronavirus to Bengal’, says Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal chief minister claimed the ministry was sending shramik special trains full of migrants to her state without intimation.

27 May 14:35 Scroll.in 8669301692901546636.html
Trumps's re-election strategy is unmasked

President Trump is remaining maskless in the hope that voters will soon side with him over COVID-19 restrictions.

27 May 14:00 Australian Financial Review 3974284487492854693.html
Uttarkhand wildfire: Sporadic forest fires trigger trending hashtag on social media

Uttarakhand forest fire has come in as a fresh bad news, a trend in the year 2020 which is already hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 18:50 The Financial Express 1288289581283947687.html
Trump Calls On House Republicans to Vote Against FISA Renewal Bill

On 14 May, the US Senate passed a bill by a single vote that gives government agencies such as the FBI and CIA the right to access citizens' browsing histories without...

27 May 04:01 Sputniknews 967333868090973428.html
Chinese scientists say Wuhan animal market isn’t where coronavirus began

Chinese scientists say the coronavirus didn’t originate at a live animal market or a laboratory in Wuhan, pushing back against US officials over where the pandemic began, according to a

27 May 20:29 New York Post 7654946768190361821.html
Coronavirus impact: Punjab seeks Rs 51,102 crore fiscal stimulus from Centre

A draft memorandum to this effect was approved on Wednesday by the Council of Ministers at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, an official statement said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963652989899.html
Sweden touts the success of its controversial lockdown-free coronavirus strategy, but the country still has one of the highest mortality rates in the world

Some experts have said Sweden's risky strategy will eventually yield positive results, while others have highlighted serious pitfalls.

27 May 02:56 Yahoo 7097669637880610927.html
Sweden touts the success of its controversial lockdown-free coronavirus strategy, but the country still has one of the highest mortality rates in the world

Swedish officials praised the success of the country's controversial lockdown-free coronavirus strategy on Tuesday, saying that the relaxed policies have helped slow the transmission of COVID-19.

27 May 03:00 Pulse Live 3606876836763011272.html
N.L. warns of exodus of oil and gas industry without more federal help

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's government is looking for a rapid answer from Ottawa on its request for aid for the offshore oil sector in light of a quickening exodus of exploration rigs from the province.

27 May 01:10 KitchenerToday.com 52741009920172224.html
States Sue to Block Trump From Weakening Fuel Economy Rules

At stake in the lawsuit is the single biggest effort by the United States to fight the climate crisis.

27 May 20:23 NY Times 1961078289094829263.html
US coronavirus death toll tops 100,000

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the United States has surpassed 100,000, approximately doubling the death toll recorded in late April.

27 May 22:25 Washington Examiner 4625792332735779813.html
China legislation on Hong Kong could lead to US sanctions, says Trump administration

U.S. government officials have said the legislation would end the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy and would be bad for both Hong Kong's and China's economies.

27 May 03:48 Business Today 1145527432080172528.html
Wuhan wet market is the ‘victim’ of coronavirus outbreak, China’s CDC says

The Wuhan wet market believed to be the origin of the coronavirus pandemic has been unfairly made into a scapegoat for the pandemic, China’s top health official claimed. “At first, we assumed

27 May 20:34 New York Post 7654946768986616782.html
Coronavirus crisis | With hospitals stretched to capacity, housing societies in Mumbai are renting oxygen cylinders: Report

With Mumbai facing an acute shortage of ICU beds in private hospitals, there have been situations where patients have been asked to wait.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964822881923.html
Donald Trump is supposed to lead by example but he is a fool: Joe Biden

Trump later retweeted a post that appeared to make fun of a photo of Biden in his mask, though he later said he didn't mean to be critical

27 May 03:32 Business-Standard 1502508925291205864.html
COVID-19: Trump thinks in-person G7 summit would be great example of reopening, says White House

Originally, Trump wanted to hold the G7 at his club in the Miami area, as announced by then-acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney in a press conference last fall, but it was subsequently moved to Camp David in June amid public pressure.

27 May 12:16 The Financial Express 1288289580288899772.html
As Trump Smears Masks As ‘Politically Correct,’ Hannity Emphasizes Their Importance

Conservative Fox News host Sean Hannity, usually a reliable mouthpiece for President Donald Trump, took a rare stance at odds...

27 May 15:17 Talking Points Memo 4598529366066927040.html
Coronavirus: Obasanjo lists three lessons Nigeria should learn from COVID-19

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has identified three key lessons that Nigeria and its people should learn from the raging coronavirus pandemic in the country

27 May 19:05 Legit 3764253649338175151.html
Disney+ Gets New Superheroes in SECRET SOCIETY OF SECOND-BORN ROYALS

A new teen superhero film, straight to streaming.

27 May 22:00 Newsarama 4447458233034353068.html
Gov. Cuomo asks Trump to greenlight three major infrastructure projects in New York

The appeal comes as New York City faces increasingly dire financial straits from the outbreak.

27 May 22:19 MarketWatch 8975941549179858213.html
Egyptian historian sees rising surveillance state

FARID FARIDCAIRO – State surveillance is on the rise globally as governments such as Egypt's take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic, warns exiled historian and intellectual Khaled

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576166472805.html
European Union Reveals $826 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan To Battle Coronavirus Damage

Under the proposal, the EU will issue €750 billion in government bonds and then distribute that cash to its member states through grants and loans. Nothing will happen, however, until all 27 of the EU’s member states approve.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530825767604.html
Trump threatens social media outlets with regulation, closure after fact check added to tweet

President Trump on Wednesday morning ratcheted up his feud with social media platforms, threatening to "close them down" a day after Twitter fact-checked a pair of the president's tweets on mail-in

27 May 12:45 TheHill 355432918203333010.html
WHO creates foundation to boost funding in coronavirus fight

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday the creation of a foundation to tap new sources of funding that could help ease a potential cash shortage as it leads the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 19:16 Reuters 8334514180036329578.html
Pay social carers fighting coronavirus a Real Living Wage, say campaigners

The Citizens UK pressure group has issued the call as the country gears up for tonight's Clap for Carers

27 May 23:01 mirror 675785260479552297.html
Banning Trump from Twitter would be a disservice to the public, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Twitter provides greater transparency into lawmakers' thinking. That's a good thing, especially when they're metaphorically showing their rear ends.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 23:04 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755708692861.html
WHO Creates Foundation to Boost Funding in Coronavirus Fight

Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. (Reuters) WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus denied the move … WHO Creates Foundation to Boost Funding in Coronavirus Fight Read More »

27 May 22:23 ISSCNC 6824315490348230404.html
Leader: From tragedy to farce

The ultimate blame for the government’s failures lies not with Dominic Cummings but with Boris Johnson. 

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183398851974.html
Bihar Minister Madan Sahni Forgets Social Distancing While Honouring Jyoti Kumari Who Cycled 1,200 Km

Jyoti Kumari is currently staying at a quarantine centre close to her Sirhulli village. Darbhanga/Patna: Bihar’s Food and Consumer Protection … Bihar Minister Madan Sahni Forgets Social Distancing While Honouring Jyoti Kumari Who Cycled 1,200 Km Read More »

27 May 06:32 ISSCNC 6824315489994473050.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

27 May 07:44 KNOE 8 News 9048639191368934260.html
More testing as aged-care staff get coronavirus

Staff and residents at an aged care centre in Melbourne's inner east are undergoing further testing for COVID-19 after two workers at the facility contracted the virus.

27 May 07:44 The New Daily 5848147787233073728.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

US News: WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fac.

27 May 12:20 The Times of India 6060938664051531848.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

27 May 12:44 WVLT 4089046910566474612.html
Trump Threatens Twitter After Presidential Tweets Get Fact Check

The president claimed that tech giants “silence conservative voices,” and threatened to regulate them, despite not being able to.

27 May 13:31 HuffPost 5982769914413886924.html
After fact check by Twitter, Trump threatens social media

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

27 May 16:50 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836706224686.html
UK PM Johnson to join post-Brexit talks as key deadline nears

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet EU leaders in a bid to reinvigorate stalled post-Brexit negotiations ahead of a key deadline, officials said on Wednesday. Britain officially left the

27 May 17:04 Deccan Herald 2027555798000351244.html
Coronavirus cases cross 60,000, death toll climbs to 1,239

ISLAMABAD: Coronavirus cases in Pakistan crossed the 60,000 mark on Wednesday while the death toll climbed to 1,239.21,118 cases have so far been detected in Punjab, 24,206 in Sindh, 8,483 in Khyb

27 May 19:03 Pakistan Today 6621510370084324982.html
Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 100,000 In The US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has surpassed a jarring milestone in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths. That number is the...

27 May 21:56 Talking Points Memo 4598529366695778076.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans warned on Wednesday that legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives during the coronavirus pandemic may not become law if lawmakers are allowed to cast votes remotely under a new voting system.

27 May 22:30 Reuters 8334514180884193646.html
Trump claims Twitter is 'interfering in the 2020 presidential election' by fact-checking tweets

President Trump fired back at Twitter after it appended a fact-checking label to two of his tweets in which he claimed mail-in ballots will lead to voter fraud.

27 May 00:37 Washington Examiner 4625792332601035435.html
Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact check warning, US president furious

Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president ove…

27 May 01:30 France 24 5635134570265893949.html
Rahul trying to 'weaken' country's resolve against coronavirus: BJP

Prasad cited comments made by Gandhi since the threat of coronavirus emerged in the country to allege that all Gandhi has done is to demoralise people and indulge in politics while seeking publicity.

27 May 09:36 The Economic Times 7653256037134737913.html
Coronavirus: Over 2 million masks distributed to Dubai workers

3 million labourers educated about need to take precautionary measures

27 May 08:40 Gulf News 2086521544961822241.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact check

The US President claims he will "regulate" or shut down social media companies after Twitter added a fact-check warning to his tweets which spread falsehoods.

27 May 12:16 Australian Financial Review 3974284488366972729.html
Cuomo to press Trump on reviving US economy with roads, bridges in White House meeting

WASHINGTON, May 27 — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will press President Donald Trump to invest in the nation’s roads, bridges and rails during a White House meeting today as US states begin to reopen after the coronavirus outbreak left the economy in tatters. Cuomo’s visit to Washington...

27 May 15:39 Malaymail 302165936197107408.html
Rahul Gandhi trying to 'weaken' country's resolve against coronavirus: BJP

Accusing Rahul Gandhi of trying to "weaken" the country's resolve to fight COVID-19, the BJP on Wednesday said that the Congress leader has been acting in a "most irresponsible" manner and is trying

27 May 19:42 Deccan Herald 2027555795950486919.html
Lawmakers Urged to Help Minorities Hit Hardest by Pandemic

As the U.S. death toll passed 100,000 on Wednesday, public health experts told a House panel that the federal government must do more to help communities of color ravaged by Covid-19.

27 May 22:42 Courthouse News Service 1799505149507889468.html
COVID-19: Kuwait debates ecological impact of coronavirus

Coronavirus crisis results in cuts in harmful emissions

27 May 07:30 Gulf News 2086521544364292336.html
Steve Bannon wins case to set up Italy political academy

Steve Bannon, the former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, has won the latest phase of a legal battle with Italy's culture ministry to set up a right-wing Catholic political academy. The ministry said it would appeal the regional court's decision. The court ruled for the Dignitatis Humanae

27 May 09:46 Yahoo 7097669637076635001.html
Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

WASHINGTON, May 27 — US President Donald Trump today threatened China with fresh tariffs as he stepped up his attacks on Beijing over the coronavirus crisis, saying he had seen evidence linking a Wuhan lab to the contagion. The diatribe from the Republican incumbent came as data showed the United...

27 May 08:31 Malaymail 302165934740045033.html
3 Ways Your Social Security Checks Could Be Reduced by COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic could result in smaller monthly checks.

27 May 10:02 The Motley Fool 2231313657801353476.html
Bible Verse Speaking Against Wearing 'Religious Mask' Gets Attention After Pope's Public Mass

On Sunday, Pope Francis delivered a mass blessing for the first time in three months; the move that was both supported and criticised by many in relation to existing...

27 May 10:39 Sputniknews 967333868346756806.html
Coronavirus wrap: Mourinho sees market change, tennis returns, no netball

The Portuguese expects fees to drop while the LTA has announced tour events.

27 May 11:36 Express & Star 7324224459064733216.html
Coronavirus wrap: Mourinho sees market change, tennis returns, no netball

The Portuguese expects fees to drop while the LTA has announced tour events.

27 May 11:37 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773515255905.html
Disney World proposes mid-July reopening dates

Walt Disney World presented a plan for a phased reopening of its parks. The company proposed reopening Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Park on July 11, 2020, and reopening Epcot and Hollywood Studios on July 15, 2020.

27 May 15:32 ABC7 New York 7327811147329483040.html
Steve Bannon wins battle to set up Italy political academy

Steve Bannon, the former adviser to US President Donald Trump, has won a battle with Italy's culture ministry to set up a right-wing Catholic ...

27 May 18:32 CNA 5644198863007235646.html
Steve Bannon wins battle to set up Italy political academy

A regional court ruled for the Dignitatis Humanae Institute think-tank, which Bannon backs, against a previous decision that blocked the school starting up in an 800-year-old monastery south of Rome.

27 May 17:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601102766565231.html
Hong Kong's autonomy from China gone: Pompeo

China News: The United States on Wednesday revoked Hong Kong's special status under US law, paving the way to strip trading privileges for the financial hub as W

27 May 17:44 The Times of India 6060938663267730935.html
Steve Bannon wins case to set up political academy in Italy

ROME – Steve Bannon, the former adviser to US President Donald Trump, has won the latest phase of a legal battle with Italy’s culture ministry to set up a right-wing Catholic political

27 May 17:47 New York Post 7654946767603959127.html
Anderson Cooper Unloads On Trump As U.S. Pandemic Death Toll Surpasses 100,000: ‘What A Little Man’

America hit a sad milestone on Wednesday as the U.S. death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic surpassed 100,000. While presidential candidate Joe Biden delivered a heartfelt message to those mourning the loss of loved ones, telling Americans that "the nation grieves with you," President Donald Trump has been focused on a debunked conspiracy theory that…

27 May 21:37 ET Canada 6735490620175262583.html
Costa Rica: First same-sex weddings held despite pandemic

Costa Rica has become the first Central American nation to make same-sex marriage legal. Dozens of couples are taking advantage of the new law, although ceremonies must abide by coronavirus social distancing rules.

27 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934690054426542.html
Lockdown 4.0: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh junks rumours, says there will be no Army in Mumbai, Pune

Some rumour are doing round the Internet that CM Uddhav Thackeray might be releasing control and the city is going to be under Army. Now, the rumors have been scraped by Maharashtra Home Minister.

27 May 10:25 newsx.com 5974563062396581534.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China, setting the stage for the U.S. to withdraw the former British colony's preferential trade and financial status it has enjoyed since it reverted to Chinese rule 23 years ago.

27 May 17:20 CTVNews 2422791599074686102.html
Life has become unbearable for migrants in SA amid coronavirus lockdown

Even as a strict lockdown to slow the coronavirus pandemic is eased, many foreigners living in South Africa have no work and are hungry.

27 May 21:40 News24 3752801377217126365.html
Dutch leader did not visit dying mother for weeks to comply with coronavirus lockdown

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to visit his mother in the weeks leading up to her death due to coronavirus restrictions, but he did stay with her on her final night.

27 May 03:20 Coronavirus 2422791598005051304.html
Japan eyes fresh $1.1 trillion stimulus to combat pandemic pain

Japan will compile a fresh stimulus package worth $1.1 trillion that will include a sizable amount of direct spending to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic, a draft of the budget obtained by Reuters showed on Wednesday. The stimulus, which will be funded partly by a second extra

27 May 02:13 Yahoo 7097669638763027423.html
Trump pushes a conspiracy theory and falsely accuses a TV host of murder | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump smeared a prominent television host today from the podium in the Rose Garden with an unfounded allegation of murder.

27 May 02:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388414917432.html
Japan eyes fresh US$1.1t stimulus to combat pandemic pain

TOKYO, May 27 — Japan will compile a fresh stimulus package worth US$1.1 trillion (RM4.8 trillion) that will include a sizable amount of direct spending to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic, a draft of the budget obtained by Reuters showed today. The stimulus, which will be...

27 May 02:41 Malaymail 302165934873282147.html
Coronavirus: GNECC calls for mandatory testing for all teachers

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), a civil society network championing the right to quality basic education for all children, has urged the Government to ensure that all teachers undergo mandatory testing before going back to school.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494837372389.html
Coronavirus: GNECC calls for mandatory testing for all teachers

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), a civil society network championing the right to quality basic education for all children, has urged the Government to ensure that all teachers undergo mandatory testing before going back to school.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493889855959.html
Japan eyes fresh $1.1t stimulus to combat pandemic pain

The stimulus, which will be funded partly by a second extra budget, will be on top of a $1.1 trillion package already rolled out last month.

27 May 10:54 The Jakarta Post 7678601103943431611.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to 'strongly regulate' or even shut down social media platforms after Twitter applied a fact-check to two of his tweets this week.

27 May 12:45 CTVNews 2422791598710130438.html
Japan OKs funds for US$1.1T stimulus to fight pandemic woes

Japan's Cabinet approved a proposed 32 trillion yen (US$296 billion) supplementary budget on Wednesday to help fund $1.1 trillion in measures to cushion the blow to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 15:03 CTVNews 2422791597510062770.html
COVID-19 task force members not campaign officials – Anambra govt

APGA, controlled by Anambra State government insisted Wednesday that the COVID-19 task forces set up in the 21 local government areas

27 May 14:04 Vanguard News 4125100339596239991.html
Where will Trump rant if not on Twitter? He threatens to close down social media

Ironically, the president used Twitter itself to threaten its closure after the platform flagged two of his tweets as unsubstantiated

27 May 16:06 Deccan Chronicle 7881006364154651147.html
Mumbai Police's 'gag order' challenged in Bombay High Court

The political scene in Maharashtra is hot after a BJP leaders demanded imposition of the President's rule in the state citing the present government's failure in handling the coronavirus situation

27 May 17:39 Livemint 6614605818917389612.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media platforms

The spat began when Twitter labelled two of the US president's tweets as

27 May 20:20 The Asian Age 2126266545397470350.html
Pompeo officially declares Hong Kong ‘no longer autonomous,’ slams China intervention

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday officially declared that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, days after Beijing moved to impose new national security legislation on the territory.

27 May 15:48 Fox News 7362823820256402370.html
Coronavirus in California: Orange County Sheriff says his department won't enforce mask order

A California sheriff is vowing that his department will look the other way when it comes to enforcing a health order asking residents to wear face coverings in public during the coronavirus outbreak. 

27 May 18:32 Fox News 7362823820473322807.html
Coronavirus could cost Serie A over €700m – FIGC chief Gravina

Italian Football Federation president Gabriele Gravina warned an economic crisis could irreparably damage Italy's passion for football.

27 May 19:32 sportskeeda 1601194029222006148.html
Oil slides on US-China tensions, doubts about Russian output cuts

The group known as OPEC+ is cutting output by nearly 10 million barrels per day (bpd) in May and June. Some question whether it will continue to do so as demand recovers after many countries ease coronavirus lockdowns.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963700354933.html
Pelosi blasts House Republicans over lawsuit to halt proxy voting: 'Sad stunt'

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) late Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit from House Republicans seeking to block the chamber from holding proxy voting, in which members vote for colleagues remotely on the

27 May 03:55 TheHill 355432918587634751.html
White House letter doesn't explain why Trump fired watchdogs

U.S. President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general in the last two months, the White House has told Congress, but the administration offered no new details about why the internal watchdogs were let go.

27 May 16:09 CTVNews 2422791599095147025.html
DOJ: Barr would ask for Trump veto on FISA bill as it stands now

Attorney General William Barr would recommend a presidential veto of a bill that focuses on extending three expired surveillance tools the FBI uses to pursue terrorists and spies, the Justice Department said Wednesday.

27 May 15:25 Washington Examiner 4625792332124579457.html
New York governor floats infrastructure projects to reboot economy

NEW YORK, May 27 — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday floated a number of major infrastructure projects to reboot the US economy post-pandemic, saying he would raise the issue at a meeting today with President Donald Trump. “Let's do something creative, let's do it fast. Let's put...

27 May 01:44 Malaymail 302165935406729992.html
Trump thinks in-person G7 summit a great example of reopening: White House

The US currently holds the annual presidency of G7 countries. In view of coronavirus pandemic there were talks of the summit being held virtually

27 May 06:03 Business-Standard 1502508925304125988.html
Trump threatens Twitter over fact checks: What’s next?

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Twitter has taken the unprecedented step of adding fact-check warnings to two of President Donald Trump’s tweets that falsely called mail-in ballots “substantially fraudulent” and predicted...

27 May 15:20 The Seattle Times 9121942838360175856.html
Most Americans Haven’t Stopped Trusting Scientists

It’s easy to look around right now and conclude that popular public opinion has turned against scientists. Twitter hashtags have urged the president to fire Ant…

27 May 20:01 FiveThirtyEight 6485396906233774205.html
'Coronavirus tip of the iceberg,' says leading Chinese virologist

In the English translation of the text of her interview published by state-run channel, there was no reference to her mysterious absence and her tweets denying rumours of her defection

27 May 04:51 Business Today 1145527431636150193.html
UPDATED: Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims. Twitter ...

27 May 11:49 Punch Newspapers 3524240995577181630.html
Homeless Deaths Rise in San Francisco During Lockdown, But Not Due to Coronavirus

Deaths have soared among the homeless population in San Francisco during the coronavirus, but not due to the virus directly.

27 May 12:08 Breitbart 3148363490936967997.html
Ford pilots new heated sanitation software that can help neutralize the coronavirus in police vehicles

Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles can now employ a heated sanitation software to help disinfect and neutralize the coronavirus.

27 May 13:54 ABC7 New York 7327811148893497372.html
Coronavirus expands grip in many areas, as US nears 100,000 deaths

Europe has recorded about 170,000 deaths, while the US has reported more than 98,900 in a span of less than four months, more than the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam and Korean wars combined.

27 May 14:59 The Financial Express 1288289580060236803.html
EU reactions to Commission 750 bln euro coronavirus recovery scheme

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to borrow 750 billion euros on the market and issue grants and loans to EU countries to kick-start an economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic. Below are initial reactions of EU governments to the plan

27 May 18:36 Firstpost 4760741712961952973.html
House passes bill that would sanction Chinese officials over Xinjiang camps

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would impose sanctions on senior Chinese officials responsible for the forced labor camps that have targeted Uighur Muslims and other

27 May 22:01 TheHill 355432918686386194.html
Twitter adds fact-check warning to election posts by Donald Trump

Trump claimed postal voting would be “fraudulent” and that “mail boxes will be robbed”.

27 May 06:07 TheJournal.ie 6446904418981459861.html
Biden calls Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called his Republican rival Donald Trump an "absolute fool" for not wearing a mask at a ...

27 May 12:19 CNA 5644198862784920989.html
Borders creep open across central Europe as pandemic eases

Serbia bars Montenegro Airlines after perceived snub over free movement

27 May 16:30 The Irish Times 8204772969049419963.html
Wales warned of 'really rough time' in post-coronavirus recession

'I think what we can probably expect to see in terms of a recovery in Wales is a stop/start recovery which is probably going to take some time'

27 May 18:21 Wales Online 7686550517364443490.html
Coronavirus outbreak: UK unrolls test and trace system in next stage of COVID-19 fight

The aim of the system is to move from lockdown for all towards more targeted measures with trained NHS contact tracers track each infected person going forward.

27 May 23:31 The Financial Express 1288289580974465101.html
U.S. Stocks Climb to 12-Week High; Treasuries Drop: Markets Wrap

All you need to know about global markets today.

27 May 21:42 Bloomberg | Quint 7403450740444790809.html
Trump accuses Twitter of ‘interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election’ after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Twitter of “interfering” in the 2020 election after it fact-checked two of his tweets pushing conspiracies about voting by mail.

27 May 00:13 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882508579320.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

Earlier in the day, Twitter added links to two of Trump's tweets prompting users to "get the facts" about mail-in ballots.

27 May 00:13 Business Insider 6060062399692907000.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

President Donald Trump accused Twitter on Tuesday of "interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election" after it fact-checked two of his tweets pushing conspiracies about voting by mail in California.

27 May 00:17 Pulse Live 3606876834846459286.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Earlier in the day, Twitter added links to two of Trump's tweets prompting users to "get the facts" about mail-in ballots.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 00:13 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755924148728.html
Oil falls on demand concerns, US-China tensions

Oil prices fell on Wednesday on concerns over how quickly fuel demand will recover even as lockdowns ease in many countries with falling ...

27 May 08:35 CNA 5644198862429640756.html
Oil falls on demand concerns, US-China tensions

Oil prices fell on Wednesday on concerns over how quickly fuel demand will recover even as lockdowns ease in many countries with falling coronavirus cases, with U.S.-China tensions adding to the

27 May 08:05 Deccan Herald 2027555797623114164.html
Coronavirus: Loyal dog in China waits at hospital for three months for elderly owner who died of COVID-19

Xiao Bao refused to leave the hospital premises till a dog shelter got a hold of him

27 May 11:41 Gulf News 2086521543707202533.html
Exclusive: Latest images show China's war threat may not be rhetoric

Fresh images from the European Space Agency show signs of movement in the Aksai Chin region as late as the third week of this month.

27 May 11:33 India Today 4286117813413382829.html
Coronavirus lockdown | CBSE students can shift exam venues

They can write the Class 10 & 12 exams in their current district, says HRD Minister

27 May 12:29 The Hindu 6679535024763483689.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Mamata Banerjee apprehensive of return of migrants to West Bengal

The state considers the ferrying of a large number of migrant workers by the railways as a big problem for public health, says Mamata Banerjee

27 May 13:49 The Hindu 6679535024303406686.html
Coronavirus outbreak: India's lesson in health system preparedness from China

Due to its preparedness, China is being seen as a country that has moved into action faster than it used to earlier, investing more into healthcare and human resources to overcome the shortage of doctors, and arming itself with a better health surveillance system

27 May 20:01 Business Today 1145527432097353605.html
China's GAC keeps target of 3per cent sales growth despite coronavirus pressure

Chinese automaker GAC , which has partnered with Toyota , Honda and FCA , will stick to an annual target of 3per cent in sales growth this year ...

27 May 11:35 CNA 5644198863125558139.html
Disney World proposes mid-July reopening dates

The company proposed reopening Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Park on July 11.

27 May 15:32 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010439689416992.html
Another Dark Week in Brazil - total number of cases over 374,800

Brazil appears to be entering another dark week, as coronavirus cases grow by the thousands and controversy swells around President Jair Bolsonaro. On Monday, the Ministry of Health announced 11,687 new cases of coronavirus had been confirmed over the last 24 hours, bringing its total number of cases to over 374,800.

27 May 19:19 novinite.com 4235039572074129216.html
Daniel Turner: Biden bows to radical left by pledging to cancel Keystone XL pipeline – Americans would suffer

Joe Biden’s energy policies would create disruptive energy shortages, big energy price increases, an increased dependence on foreign countries outside our hemisphere to meet our energy needs, and a massive increase in unemployment in the U.S. energy industry.

27 May 00:36 Fox News 7362823819767687167.html
Serie A meeting Italian Government to discover fate of season

Serie A hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday during a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season in football-mad

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212424054200.html
Nobel Prize winner: Coronavirus lockdowns cost lives instead of saving them

Coronavirus lockdowns may have cost more lives than they saved, according to a Nobel laureate who accurately predicted when China would peak in the crisis.

27 May 03:55 Fox News 7362823820776902754.html
Pompeii: Buried by Vesuvius, blighted by coronavirus, ancient Roman city wants to rise again

Pompeii, the ancient Roman city buried in an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and later unearthed, is ready to rise again from the catastrophe of the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 06:43 Hindustan Times 696565558775753822.html
Tory privatisation is at the heart of the UK's disastrous coronavirus response

From PPE to care homes, this crisis has exposed the pernicious role of corporate power in public policy, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

27 May 05:00 the Guardian 1491978794995576536.html
Coronavirus accelerates shift away from cash

Pandemic encourages more businesses to move to contactless payments

27 May 04:00 Ft 707176888971908604.html
Israel’s Number of Coronavirus Patients Drops to 2,019 as US Deaths Hit 100,572

According to the NY Times on Wednesday, new hot spots continue to emerge and hundreds more people are dying each day in the US.

27 May 09:35 The Jewish Press 7246030799855493179.html
No masking it: Biden eyes stark contrast with Trump over virus

Joe Biden squared off with Donald Trump on Tuesday over the wearing of masks one day after the White House challenger emerged from coronavirus-imposed lockdown donning one while the president attended two events bare-faced.

27 May 08:30 The Guardian 7580308505673295729.html
Coronavirus company news summary – South Africa faces production hit – Poland faces outbreak among miners – Lithium producers struggle with demand slump

27 May The Minerals Council South Africa has warned that mining production in the country is likely to fall by...Read More...

27 May 08:33 Mining Technology 639193375845847450.html
Coronavirus: Most viruses, germs don’t spread on flights, says US public health agency

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said that physical distancing is difficult on flights which may increase a passenger’s risk to Covid-19.

27 May 07:04 Scroll.in 8669301692779944632.html
NSW freezes public service pay to save $3 billion in pandemic

The NSW government will freeze pay rises for public sector workers for 12 months, as it deals with rising unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 13:32 The New Daily 5848147785399012662.html
Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after Twitter fact check

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

27 May 13:19 Hindustan Times 696565557299919705.html
Tanzanian president accused of covering up Covid-19 outbreak

John Magufuli has repeatedly played down the threat from the pandemic

27 May 16:43 the Guardian 1491978794802558521.html
Steve Bannon wins case to set up Italy political academy

ROME (Reuters) - Steve Bannon, the former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, has won the latest phase of a legal battle with Italy’s culture ministry to set up a right-wing Catholic political academy.

27 May 15:07 Reuters 8334514180016546220.html
Opposition frustrated as they thought Yogi government would fail on coronavirus: Dinesh Sharma

They thought the UP government would fail on the coronavirus situation and they would get a chance politically. But they are frustrated as the coronavirus cases are under control — in fact, our mortality rate is among the lowest at 2.5%, we have done maximum quarantine of people and are doing over 10,000 tests daily,” Sharma said.

27 May 17:09 The Economic Times 7653256037333877603.html
Many Americans say the pandemic changed their spending habits for the better, but experts are skeptical it will last

As state and local economies begin to reopen, Americans will be putting their newfound spending habits to the test.

27 May 19:45 Business Insider 6060062399309460589.html
NDC opts out as EC holds talks with political parties today

After dragging the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Supreme Court, the National Democratic Congress has opted out of an impending engagement with the electoral management body.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494200008664.html
CNN's S.E. Cupp says Trump is 'hallucinating,' 'needs help'

CNN host S.E. Cupp declared on Wednesday that President Trump is “hallucinating” and “needs help.” 

27 May 16:06 Fox News 7362823820215747134.html
More False Mail-In Ballot Claims from Trump

California will send every registered voter in the state a mail-in ballot for the November general election. But President Donald Trump falsely said, on Twitter and at the White House, that the ballots would go to "anyone living in the state, no matter who they are or how they got there" and "people that aren’t citizens."

27 May 17:52 FactCheck.org 5460849092976423028.html
Experts say US coronavirus death count is flawed, but close

NEW YORK - The U.S. is hitting a tragic milestone: 100,000 dead from the coronavirus. But is that number right?The accuracy of U.S. coronavirus death count

27 May 20:15 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245587303895.html
It’s Official: 100,000 Are Dead of Covid-19 in America, and Their Blood Is on Trump’s Hands

Most of the coronavirus deaths could have been avoided if Trump had enacted social-distancing measures sooner.

27 May 22:44 The Intercept 3645855239364135739.html
Global stocks mixed on unease over Hong Kong security law

Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday as U.S.-Chinese tensions over Hong Kong vied with optimism about recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441910068952.html
Spain begins 10-day mourning period for coronavirus victims

Spain has begun an official 10-day mourning period for the tens of thousands of victims of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

27 May 08:02 Aljazeera 6642629762306651296.html
Queen Allows Boris Johnson to Jog in Buckingham Palace Grounds After Coronavirus Battle

The British Prime Minister, a regular jogger, has been exercising in the gardens of the royal palace after security concerns ruled out the use of public places to...

27 May 09:59 Sputniknews 967333869457997317.html
Inquiry into Russia probe carries political consequences

Attorney General William Barr says he doesn’t expect a criminal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation to target former President Barack Obama or Joe Biden, President Donald Trump’s presumed Democratic opponent this summer.

27 May 15:02 KNOE 8 News 9048639192855434425.html
Cherkasy mayor goes to court seeking moral damage recovery from Zelensky

Earlier, President referred to him as "gangster".

27 May 15:00 UNIAN 6863008970574198647.html
Boris Johnson dismisses requests to hold inquiry into Dominic Cummings’ coronavirus lockdown trip

Boris Johnson has ruled out an inquiry into the lockdown conduct of his top adviser, Dominic Cummings, insisting it is time to "move on" from the row.

27 May 19:59 The Courier 4275302767096630399.html
Nicola Sturgeon Confirms 'Public Inquiry' Into Scottish Government's Handling of Coronavirus Crisis

The Scottish Government has been the target of criticism after it was revealed that care home residents presenting symptoms of coronavirus were being moved from...

27 May 18:18 Sputniknews 967333869517214633.html
Health officials nervously eye emerging hot spots

Public health officials are nervously eyeing cities that may become the next epicenters of the coronavirus pandemic as new models point to increased rates of transmission.

27 May 19:45 TheHill 355432919552871233.html
Trump continues to claim broad powers he doesn’t have

WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can “override" governors who dare to keep churches closed to congregants. Asserting the “absolute authority” to...

27 May 21:33 The Seattle Times 9121942837414018701.html
China's 'bat woman' defends Wuhan lab at centre of conspiracy theory

The Chinese virologist whose work on coronaviruses found in bats led to her being dubbed 'Bat Woman' has appeared on state television to defend her work. “The unknown viruses we have discovered are actually just the tip of the iceberg,” said Shi Zhengli. “If we want to prevent humans suffering

27 May 10:55 Yahoo 7097669637309843125.html
Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

27 May 20:30 The Independent 5308065343204794184.html
The $20 billion self-driving startup Cruise is adding to its leadership team even as autonomous-vehicle companies are hitting the brakes during the pandemic

Regina Dugan, a veteran of DARPA, Google, and Facebook will be Cruise's first independent director on the company's board.

27 May 00:43 Business Insider 6060062399733954525.html
Some civil society groups heading to court over reopening of schools

The One South Africa Movement said that following numerous questions to the Basic Education Department and the national coronavirus command council, it had not received any answers.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107078197959.html
Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

MELBOURNE — Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having shown symptoms of the disease for weeks but without getting tested, officials said on Wednesday.

27 May 02:04 National Post 4816958591708803154.html
Trump warns social media giants that feds can ‘regulate’ or ‘close them down’ amid fight with Twitter

President Trump warned social media giants Wednesday that the federal government could “strongly regulate” or “close them down” if they continue to “silence conservative voices,” amid a flaring battle with Twitter after the platform fact-checked one of his tweets for the first time this week.

27 May 11:42 Fox News 7362823821079407392.html
Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having ...

27 May 10:25 CNA 5644198864253973511.html
COVID-19: Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

Latest case brings to 103 the number of deaths recorded in Australia

27 May 10:47 Gulf News 2086521545209985165.html
Coronavirus: What is involved in the EU’s recovery plan?

Q&A: What are the main stumbling blocks, and how will the plan affect Ireland?

27 May 10:33 The Irish Times 8204772968292976124.html
Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having shown symptoms of the disease for weeks but without getting tested, officials said on Wednesday.

27 May 11:15 The Jakarta Post 7678601103380199615.html
Why Do 44% of Republicans Believe Bill Gates Will Use Coronavirus Vaccines to Inject Them With Microchips?

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27 May 13:06 Extremetech 653399568733167057.html
Reopened US car factories see coronavirus cases as production rolls on

In the week since US auto factories reopened after coronavirus lockdowns, workers at all three Detroit automakers have tested positive for COVID-19 but only Ford has temporarily closed plants. The US

27 May 18:45 New York Post 7654946768299165648.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims.

27 May 21:51 News24 3752801377288716201.html
Global stocks shake off concern over US-China tensions

Stimulus plans in Europe and Japan trump worries about Beijing’s moves in Hong Kong

27 May 21:10 Ft 707176889248566911.html
XpresSpa Pivots To Coronavirus Testing At New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport

The pilot concept paves the way for the company to enter the medical sphere and widen its reach within the health and wellness segment.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530567186209.html
US lawmaker wants insurers, govt to share future pandemic business losses

U.S. legislation introduced on Tuesday would create a taxpayer-backed insurance program to protect businesses from revenue losses during future ...

27 May 03:45 CNA 5644198864111196619.html
U.S. Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown

Congress voted Wednesday to toughen the U.S. response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities, adding another factor to the increasingly stormy relationship between the two countries. The House passed a bipartisan bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the mass surveillance and detention of Uighurs…

27 May 19:57 Japan Today 8582716286499916006.html
US Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown

Congress voted Wednesday to toughen the U.S. response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities, adding another factor to the increasingly stormy relationship between the two countries. The House passed a bipartisan bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the mass

27 May 21:56 Yahoo 7097669638510791118.html
Asian stocks pull back as Hong Kong uncertainty weighs

NEW YORK, May 27 — Asian shares shed some of their recent gains today as investor concerns about rising tensions between the United States and China tempered optimism about a re-opening of the world economy. US President Donald Trump said late yesterday he is preparing to take action against...

27 May 00:54 Malaymail 302165935477014733.html
Trump urges Republicans to block bill extending FISA provisions

President Trump on Tuesday urged House Republicans to oppose legislation extending Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act provisions, citing abuses of the law against his 2016 campaign.

27 May 01:02 New York Post 7654946768887892731.html
France halts hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus treatment

The French government said Wednesday that doctors can no longer treat COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, a controversial and potentially harmful drug nonetheless being promoted by US President Donald Trump.

27 May 12:14 The Guardian 7580308505329228094.html
Can coronavirus survive on fabric?

With clothing stores getting ready to reopen in the UK, is it safe to be handling clothes during the pandemic?

27 May 11:37 Metro 970161748253553662.html
France halts hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus treatment

Paris - The French government on Wednesday banned treatment of COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, a controversial and potentially harmful drug that US President Donald Trump has said he is taking preventively.

27 May 12:24 The Peninsula 1202843882610442607.html
Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

The Americas have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, as outbreaks accelerate in Peru, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua.

27 May 13:50 The Peninsula 1202843882688210984.html
Coronavirus | Nagaland groups spar over returnees

Tribe-based organisations pan plea against quarantining returnees from other districts in Kohima

27 May 13:07 The Hindu 6679535024615659083.html
France halts hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus treatment

The French government on Wednesday banned treatment of COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, a controversial and potentially harmful drug that US President Donald Trump has said he is taking preventively.

27 May 16:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601102836937875.html
Lawmakers urge Trump to cancel 'Salute to America' on July 4

May 27 (UPI) -- A group of U.S. lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to drop plans for another "Salute to America" celebration in Washington, D.C., on the Fourth of July this year, saying it would be impossible to stage safely.

27 May 15:38 UPI 8257973865711672141.html
A numbers-obsessed Trump is uncharacteristically silent on this bleak milestone

As the nation hits a bleak milestone this week — 100,000 Americans dead from COVID-19 — the president has been uncharacteristically silent. His public schedule contains no special commemoration, no...

27 May 16:28 The Seattle Times 9121942838599173583.html
New Zealand discharges last coronavirus patient from hospital

New Zealand no longer has any coronavirus patients being treated in hospitals, the latest positive milestone in its battle against the infectious disease.

27 May 18:19 Fox News 7362823819748067239.html
Boris Johnson challenged over 'unequal impact of coronavirus on women'

Senior MPs also grilled the prime minister about topics including Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham at the height of lockdown and the new test and trace system.

27 May 21:11 Metro 970161747171724475.html
Trump threatens to shut down social media companies after Twitter fact check

President Donald Trump threatened to regulate or shutter social media companies — a warning apparently aimed at Twitter Inc. after it began fact-checking his tweets.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788783053369.html
Trump Miffed With Fact Check Warning On His Tweets, Says Twitter Interfering In US Elections 2020

After Twitter added a warning label for misleading information on a series of tweets by US President Donald Trump regarding 'Mail-in' voting, he is claimed that the social media site is interfering in the US Presidential elections.

27 May 03:32 Abplive 5873643726704109361.html
South Korea sees biggest jump in coronavirus cases in seven weeks

The country has been held up as a global model in how to curb the virus and has rushed to contain new infections as life returns to normal.

27 May 09:29 Hindustan Times 696565557175451075.html
Oil falls on U.S.-China tensions over Hong Kong

Brent crude fell 45 cents, or 1.2 per cent, to $35.72 a barrel by 0906 GMT and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 26 cents, or almost 1 per cent, at $34.09

27 May 10:40 The Globe and Mail 68426410881519294.html
Japan approves fresh $1.1-trillion stimulus to combat economic impact of coronavirus

The record stimulus of 117 trillion yen, which will be funded partly by a second extra budget, followed another 117 trillion yen package rolled out last month

27 May 11:06 The Globe and Mail 68426410647909865.html
Japan approves fresh $1.1 trillion stimulus to combat pandemic pain

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet approved on Wednesday a new $1.1 trillion stimulus package that includes significant direct spending, to stop the coronavirus pandemic pushing the world’s third-largest economy deeper into recession.

27 May 11:12 Reuters 8334514180918881229.html
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

(Reuters) - Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:

27 May 11:37 Reuters 8334514181232783906.html
B.C.’s essential grocery, hardware store employees should get pandemic pay: retail group

Only B.C.’s social, health and corrections workers are eligible for top-ups

27 May 19:30 North Delta Reporter 5327740410875439160.html
France's daily coronavirus data paves way for further lockdown easing

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s coronavirus death toll rose by less than 100 for the seventh day running on Wednesday while the number of confirmed cases climbed only modestly, according to data which indicated the worst of the pandemic could be over for the country for now.

27 May 18:25 Reuters 8334514180585627844.html
Here’s how Twitter has lobbied on free-speech issues as Trump threatens company

Twitter and President Trump are generating headlines over a dispute tied to social networks’ attempts to moderate what users post, but it’s hardly the first...

27 May 19:11 MarketWatch 8975941549796533868.html
Biden calls Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has called his Republican rival Donald Trump an "absolute fool" for not wearing a mask at a series of...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079375989233.html
Coronavirus: Premier League clubs approve return to contact training

Premier League clubs have unanimously agreed to resume contact training in groups. The British gove...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976686895360.html
EU proposes €750 billion coronavirus recovery fund

The European Commission has proposed a recovery fund of €750 billion, which it says is designed to repair the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 02:20 RTE.ie 7595237278664615233.html
Biden Attacks Trump for Not Wearing Mask in Public: 'This Macho Stuff Is 'Stoking Deaths'

Following his Tuesday remarks, Biden changed his profile picture on Twitter to the one of him wearing a black mask during a Memorial Day ceremony.

27 May 00:42 Sputniknews 967333868226197641.html
I'm A Celebrity bosses 'in crisis talks over future of show' due to coronavirus

The chances of I'm A Celebrity returning to screens this winter are being discussed as restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic as quarantine issues could affect show

27 May 03:51 Irish Mirror 2875825628348774115.html
Biden: Trump’s ‘an absolute fool’ for stoking face mask controversy

The US president retweeted an image that appeared to mock Biden wearing a mask in his first public appearance in months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 03:09 POLITICO 2584151346798366471.html
How Modi Failed the Pandemic Test

The starkest failure of the Indian government’s coronavirus strategy has been the devastation it imposed on the country’s workers.

27 May 05:00 NY Times 1961078288644266763.html
Stock markets mixed as China-US tensions return to fore

HONG KONG, May 27 — Equities were mixed today as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations were weighed against optimism over the gradual reopening of economies around the world. Hong Kong extended losses as police fired pepper-ball rounds as anti-China protesters took to...

27 May 09:15 Malaymail 302165935234399886.html
Boris Johnson vows not to hike income tax, VAT or national insurance and says triple lock on pensions will STAY despite coronavirus bailouts devastating public finances - with 8.4MILLION jobs now furloughed

Standing by Tory tax and pensions pledges today, Boris Johnson told senior MPs: 'We are going to meet all of our manifesto commitments.'

27 May 10:23 Mail Online 124328110968034366.html
Coronavirus pushes number of S&P credit-downgrade warnings to all-time high

A total of 1,287 of S&P’s ratings are now on a downgrade warning – either with ‘negative outlooks’ where a move might take two years, or on ‘CreditWatch with negative implications’ where the risk is almost immediate

27 May 11:12 The Globe and Mail 68426410851506061.html
Trump threatens to shut down social media

US President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down social media after Twitter put a fact-check label on some of his tweets.  There has been criticism against social media platforms

27 May 11:57 TheCable 7513571675366018980.html
Wall Street Breakfast: Blastoff!

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha, iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify. U.S. ambitions to rec

27 May 11:02 Seeking Alpha 5725634556763556855.html
Coronavirus: Premier League clubs approve return to contact training

Group training among Premier League clubs will now be allowed to include tackling.

27 May 11:38 sportskeeda 1601194027775247933.html
Surprise: Another Research Study Tries to Tie Fox News to Coronavirus Deaths

The National Bureau of Economic Research has completed a new academic study which concluded that watching Fox News during the coronavirus pandemic just might kill you, or at least put you in danger. Researchers from Columbia University and the University of Chicago concluded that Fox News convinced an alarming number of viewers to ignore social distancing guidelines.

27 May 14:45 Townhall 6083908947800516552.html
Borough Park businesses are flouting coronavirus shutdown restrictions

A slew of businesses that have reopened in Brooklyn’s Borough Park — some in apparent violation of shutdown orders — are allowing customers to pack their stores as if the coronavirus

27 May 13:01 New York Post 7654946768961656765.html
Two coronavirus-related deaths reported in North

Number of fines for breaches of social distancing guidelines drops by 90%

27 May 15:52 The Irish Times 8204772967937129630.html
Coronavirus Travel: What to Expect The Next Time You Fly

As lockdowns start easing a little, flights are resuming and may even become quite busy this summer. Airlines are sharing their new procedures to ensure everyone's safety as much as possible.

27 May 15:10 Interesting Engineering 7328942541777409651.html
Coronavirus: Premier League clubs unanimously vote to resume contact training as restart looms

Clubs returned to training in small and socially distanced groups last week but they have now moved to stage two of the ‘return to training protocol’.

27 May 15:22 Scroll.in 8669301693599919129.html
Where Things Stand: Not All Fall In Line Behind The Next Great Political Divide

If President Trump had his way, mask-wearing would play a crucial role in whatever us-versus-them narrative he attempts to spin for...

27 May 16:55 Talking Points Memo 4598529367120769119.html
Infants unlikely to contract Coronavirus from breast milk – WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday says there is no current evidence to prove that infants can contract the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) from breast milk of infected mothers.

27 May 18:04 The ICIR 2244788521266328985.html
Cuomo says he had ‘good’ talks with Trump on New York infrastructure projects

Gov. Andrew Cuomo insisted he had a “good conversation” with President Trump during their Wednesday White House meeting on New York’s infrastructure — but sure didn’t seem in

27 May 20:35 New York Post 7654946769352328673.html
Trump vows to veto House FISA bill

President Trump promised to veto the FISA bill currently on the House floor.

27 May 23:35 Washington Examiner 4625792332662575211.html
‘I hope your son gets coronavirus’ – Watford’s Troy Deeney the latest victim of disgusting social media abuse

'I hope your son gets coronavirus' - Watford's Troy Deeney the latest victim of disgusting social media abuse

27 May 22:27 CaughtOffside 8169236756280290408.html
Novant Health launches first emergency drone operation for pandemic response in the country

The venture marks the first emergency drone logistics operation by a hospital for its pandemic response in the country.

27 May 21:22 WBTV 6439870257813968678.html
Ministers to question Dr Tony Holohan about 2 metre social distancing rule

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan is set to brief ministers about ongoing measures in the battle against COVID-19 at Government Buildings today.

27 May 06:15 Buzz.ie 7092425147584363648.html
Coronavirus: States to clear operation of international flights

Stranded passengers told to register with Indian missions, download Aarogya Setu App

27 May 10:59 The Hindu 6679535026170744876.html
Coronavirus UK hospital death toll increases by 209 in last 24 hours

The number of Covid-19 hospital deaths in England has increased by 183 on yesterday, bringing the total to 26,049, with Scotland reporting 13 new deaths, while Wales recorded 11

27 May 13:18 mirror 675785261704165601.html
Coronavirus | Barred floors of city hospital to be used for patients

Supreme Court permits usage since Tamil Nadu government is in need of space

27 May 18:12 The Hindu 6679535025963779769.html
Minister breaks ranks and calls for social distancing rules to be relaxed

A sitting government minister has said he is “baffled” as to why the Government has not moved to reduce the social distance rules from 2 metres to 1 metre, as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

27 May 19:38 Irishexaminer 8196011180062041498.html
SAARC Psychiatric Federation calls for action to address psychological sufferings amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 23:44 Rising Kashmir 9025326237872435012.html
‘Unbiased’ Department of Education just got caught playing rank politics

“It might be problematic for word to get out that the DOE is encouraging folks to make noise,” wrote anti-testing activist Miriam Nunberg. But word did get out, and “problematic” isn’t

27 May 23:50 New York Post 7654946767665711393.html
Most small businesses remain optimistic on reopening after coronavirus: poll

The majority of small businesses in the U.S. are optimistic about reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new study says. Nearly three-quarters of businesses (74 percent) expect to return to

27 May 21:01 New York Post 7654946769170326989.html
You can now apply for government’s relief fund for May – but don’t make these mistakes

The Department of Employment and Labour says the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has to date paid in excess of R15 billion to beneficiaries – marking a historic first in terms of a lump sum paid out by the fund within five weeks.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439027552231.html
Trump’s Press Secretary Has Solely Voted By Mail Since 2010, Report Says, Despite Claims Of Fraud Risks

Kayleigh McEnany has defended President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims that mail-in voting leads to election fraud.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531794681195.html
Donald Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the Himalayan border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region have accused each other of trespassing over the disputed border.

27 May 12:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192911986561.html
Why Trump’s Popularity Surge Faded So Quickly

The phenomenon demonstrates the rise and fall of dominant leaders in turbulent times

27 May 12:00 Scientific American 532798825416841832.html
South Korea sees highest daily coronavirus spike in more than a month

South Korea reported its highest daily spike in new coronavirus cases in about a month-and-a-half Wednesday —  an outbreak linked to a now-closed facility run by one of the country’s

27 May 12:07 New York Post 7654946768727582038.html
Coronavirus: Punjab Govt to Decide on Lockdown Extension on May 30

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will hold a review meeting with the departments concerned on the overall coronavirus situation in the state on May 30 and then will announce the government's decision on lifting or further extending lockdown for a longer period.

27 May 15:48 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083405329352.html
Trump offers to mediate India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 17:07 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363073866883.html
Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 20:38 The Asian Age 2126266545807029036.html
IM-SHORAD delayed by pandemic, but first unit equip date remains in place

"We're making adjustments as necessary, and then working with the companies to try and catch up," the head of Army acquisition said Wednesday.

27 May 21:28 Yahoo 7097669637097181370.html
WHO praises China for 'very consistent message' of 'openness' in virus investigation

A top World Health Organization official offered praise for China’s “openness” during its effort to understand how the coronavirus pandemic began.

27 May 00:01 Washington Examiner 4625792333237431008.html
Global stocks are mixed after Trump promised ‘interesting’ action against China, while Europe awaits a huge new stimulus package

Global stocks were mixed Wednesday after US President Trump promised “interesting” action on China’s proposed crackdown on Hong Kong by the end of the week, and as European investors wait anxiously for the announcement of a new stimulus package from the European Commission.

27 May 10:04 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884163397832.html
Global stocks are mixed after Trump promised 'interesting' action against China, while Europe awaits a huge new stimulus package, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Trump warned Hong Kong was at risk of losing its status as a global financial centre if China's proposed national security law goes ahead as planned.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 10:04 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757578967240.html
Global stocks are mixed after Trump promised 'interesting' action against China, while Europe awaits a huge new stimulus package

Global stocks are mixed Wednesday as investors weigh rising US-China tensions and the growing implications of a new draconian law on Hong Kong, ...

27 May 12:06 Business Insider 3364799148185423254.html
Nearly half of New Yorkers critical of Cuomo’s handling of nursing home crisis: poll

A new survey indicates that a slight plurality of New Yorkers give Gov. Andrew Cuomo a thumbs down on how he’s been dealing with elder care facilities in his state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 13:42 Fox News 7362823819878574574.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

Police in Hong Kong and Minneapolis, Minnesota, had something in common this week. They both used tear gas on protesters.

27 May 15:04 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883481727745.html
Amid Fatal Nursing Home Fiasco, Cuomo to Meet Trump at the White House

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Washington D.C. Wednesday for a meeting with President Trump at the White House. They are expected to discuss infrastructure and New York's ongoing efforts to reopen as the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic begins to slow.

27 May 15:25 Townhall 6083908946736120343.html
Hong Kong body will play an advisory role: China’s political advisory body

The city’s government will retain enforcement powers, says key Chinese official.

27 May 17:50 The Hindu 6679535026048030805.html
'Why Savarkar?': Naming of flyover in Bengaluru sparks political row

Siddaramaiah, former chief minister and leader of the Opposition, said the move to name the flyover after Savarkar was an insult to the freedom fighters

27 May 18:08 Business-Standard 1502508926279231903.html
Covid-19 wrap: Brazil reports higest death toll globally and automakers unite in crisis

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.

27 May 22:34 News24 3752801377883574291.html
Only 49% of Americans Say They Would Get COVID-19 Vaccine - Poll

As scientists around the world race to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, a new survey has found that less than half of American respondents would be...

27 May 21:34 Sputniknews 967333869268806446.html
Trump to mull 'targeted' response to China's encroachment on Hong Kong

President Trump could impose personal sanctions on Chinese communist officials as part of a range of responses to Beijing’s infringement on Hong Kong’s traditional legal rights, according to a senior State Department official.

27 May 22:43 Washington Examiner 4625792333308745855.html
Education Ministry to Offer 18-Day Summer Camp Program, July 14 – August 6

This will significantly reduce the financial burden of their parents and reduce gaps in Israeli society.

27 May 14:13 The Jewish Press 7246030799634917352.html
'In-person' G7 more effective, but deal with safety concerns first, Trudeau says

WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says an in-person gathering of G7 leaders would be more effective than the virtual alternative, but he wants to m

27 May 16:03 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245492397046.html
Coronavirus, hero label, pressure take toll on mental health of Europe's medics

Doctors, nurses and paramedics in full protective clothing have become an enduring image of the pandemic. But stress and anxiety brought on by dealing with the high levels of serious illness and death have become commonplace on the medical frontline.

27 May 03:14 India Today 4286117813471753663.html
Always be safe: President Donald Trump's message to United States

President Donald Trump had a message to offer those who crowded pools and boardwalks over the Memorial Day weekend, defying coronavirus social distancing guidelines: “Always be safe.” Trump did not

27 May 09:48 Deccan Herald 2027555796917110164.html
Pence's press secretary back to work after recovering from COVID-19

US Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary Katie Miller said on Tuesday she was back at work after recovering from COVID-19, a case that helped encourage White House officials to start wearing masks and take stricter safety precautions around President Donald Trump.

27 May 08:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601102451674383.html
‘Coronavirus’ trailer: Ram Gopal Varma shoots film in lockdown

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the star of Varma’s many films, also shared the trailer of the film

27 May 10:40 The Hindu 6679535025493718763.html
Poor and black ‘invisible cyclists’ need to be part of post-pandemic transport planning too

Low-income and minority groups are often reliant on cheaper modes of transport, but many find cycling to work problematic.

27 May 12:22 The Conversation 6012421227112055727.html
Trump threatens to shut down social media companies

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after Twitter added a warning to some of his tweets.

27 May 12:27 TechCentral 724913819136029457.html
Leader: Economic Reforms a Top Priority of New Majlis

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said improving the core elements of the national economy, including employment, production, value of national currency and inflation,

27 May 19:30 Financial Tribune 7109125994093473228.html
2,000 cancers are going undiagnosed EVERY WEEK because of the coronavirus crisis, leaving the UK facing a 'ticking time bomb', charity warns

In England and Wales, Macmillan Cancer Support analysis of official data showed there were at least 500 more deaths from cancer than average in March and April.

27 May 23:01 Mail Online 124328112394083792.html
Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976081911987.html
The CDC Has Issued a Warning About Aggressive Rat Behaviour Due to The Pandemic

Rats are growing increasingly aggressive in their hunt for food as restaurants across the US remain shuttered to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned.

27 May 00:00 ScienceAlert 8369231566421481281.html
Twitter tags US President Donald Trump's tweets as 'potentially misleading' for the first time

Trump accused mail-in ballots, conducted in certain states, to be substantially fraudulent.

27 May 03:25 DNA India 7533428661872374944.html
Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi outline new plan to survive coronavirus crisis

On Wednesday, the Alliance partners will outline a new plan with a less lofty objective, survival, the Reuters reported

27 May 07:26 Business-Standard 1502508925052657259.html
The Apprentice's Daniel Elahi's product ads banned for claiming they'd cure coronavirus

Daniel Elahi has had three adverts for his Revival Shots rehydration sachets banned by the Advertising Standards Authority as they implied they'd boost immunity and help cure COVID-19

27 May 07:42 mirror 675785261274332364.html
Coronavirus: Apprentice star's firm rebuked over Covid-19 ads

Watchdog said Revival Shots had suggested its rehydration sachets could help treat the disease.

27 May 10:57 BBC News 3883826129086383263.html
EU plans a record-breaking $826 billion stimulus package to soothe Europe's economic pain from the coronavirus

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a €750 billion (about $826 billion) stimulus package to help the European Union recover from ...

27 May 13:06 Business Insider 3364799146874230723.html
Apprentice contestant company's adverts banned over coronavirus cure claims

Revival Shots, founded by former Apprentice contestant Daniel Elahi, has been reprimanded by the Advertising Standards Authority

27 May 12:39 Wales Online 7686550517463263095.html
Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic

Locusts, a global pandemic, ravaging cyclone, a deadly heatwave and raging forest fires have all but crushed India's efforts to get back on track at a time when it is dealing with its worst economic crisis since Independence.

27 May 12:11 Firstpost 4760741712534858089.html
Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - From ramping up 5G’s rollout to exploiting its data, the European Union is turning to technology to help it bounce back from the coronavirus crisis and compete better in key areas with the United States and China.

27 May 14:03 Reuters 8334514180858492992.html
Coronavirus: Delhi Police to file 15 more charge sheets against 294 foreigners for attending Nizamuddin event

The Delhi Police will file 15 fresh charge sheets against 294 foreigners for attending a religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz here in violation of visa conditions and indulging in missionary

27 May 15:41 Deccan Herald 2027555796967001593.html
Himachal BJP president Rajeev Bindal resigns amid health scam row

In a resignation letter sent to BJP president J P Nadda, Bindal stated that he was tendering his resignation on high moral grounds as some people were dragging the party's name in the alleged corruption case.

27 May 16:44 The Economic Times 7653256036774657268.html
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Says Resumed Brexit Talks are 'Going Badly'

Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier wrote to opposition leaders on Wednesday reminding them that the EU was open to an extension of up to two years to get a deal signed – a...

27 May 19:16 Sputniknews 967333867658120271.html
Government may need to pump $20 billion into coronavirus-hit state banks: Report

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: India may need to inject up to Rs 1.5 lakh crore ($19.81 billion) into its state-owned lenders as … Government may need to pump $20 billion into coronavirus-hit state banks: Report Read More »

27 May 19:51 ISSCNC 6824315490127125518.html
More than 100,000 people now dead from coronavirus in the US

The coronavirus death toll in the United States surpassed 100,000 on Wednesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally, making the US the first country to reach the six-figure, grim milestone. 

27 May 22:34 Aljazeera 6642629762301631355.html
White House: US President Trump will sign an executive order shortly regarding social media companies

Adding to the slew of updates from the US, the White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany recently announced that US President Trump will sign an ex

27 May 22:45 FXStreet 4480975639024284085.html
'Significant' health questions remain about in-person G7 meeting: Canada PM Justin Trudeau

Trump in March cancelled the Group of Seven leaders meeting scheduled for June 10 as the coronavirus outbreak was spreading around the world and international travel was curtailed.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964687995066.html
'Falsely masculine': Biden hits Trump over face masks as president calls them 'politically correct'

"Ok, you want to be politically correct. Go ahead," Trump told a reporter who wouldn't take his face mask off.

27 May 02:32 Yahoo 7097669636995416373.html
Countries ease coronavirus lockdown after months of lockdown

Iran cafes are on after 2 months, whereas, Sri Lanka relaxes COVID-19 curfew in Colombo and Bethlehem Nativity Church reopens

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788919390828.html
Medically Vulnerable Immigrants Denied Release From ICE Facility

A group of medically vulnerable immigrants who are being held in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility with the worst Covid-19 outbreak in the nation cannot be released despite their claims about the risks of contracting the virus, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday.

27 May 05:56 Courthouse News Service 1799505149317250394.html
Japan eyes fresh $1.1 trillion stimulus to combat pandemic pain

TOKYO — Japan will compile a new $1.1 trillion stimulus package that includes significant direct spending, to stop the coronavirus pandemic pushing the world’s third-largest economy deeper into recession, a budget draft seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday.

27 May 05:22 Financial Post 2379081493770929787.html
Asian stocks pull back as Hong Kong uncertainty weighs

Asian shares shed some of their recent gains on Wednesday as investor concerns about rising tensions between the United States and China tempered ...

27 May 08:40 CNA 5644198862638585230.html
Amtrak to cut up to 20 percent of workers as coronavirus crushes ridership

Amtrak plans to slash up to 20 percent of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic devastates its ridership and revenue, reports say.

27 May 12:01 New York Post 7654946768091117197.html
Another 209 dead from coronavirus across the UK

NHS England today recorded 183 more deaths in hospitals. Across all settings, Scotland announced 13 more deaths, Wales had 11 and Northern Ireland had two.

27 May 14:08 Metro 970161748791602089.html
Germany’s Scholz sees recovery fund as more than money

German finance minister talks to POLITICO about the need to look beyond national economies to make an EU that can work for decades to come.

27 May 15:20 POLITICO 2584151346596385407.html
Changes afoot at hard-hit Pennsylvania veterans home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration announced a new leader Wednesday at the Southeastern Veterans’ Center, where nearly three dozen residents have died from the coronavirus and a state senator urged the replacement of its leadership.

27 May 17:29 Msn 1509165514841207505.html
Bipartisan Senate bill aims to invest $100 billion in technology R&D

The Endless Frontiers Act would invest $100 billion in AI, high-performance computing, robotics, automation and more.

27 May 19:55 Engadget 96641515443333244.html
MPs who fail to test for coronavirus will be sanctioned - Speaker

Speaker of Parliament Rt Hon Prof Michael Aaron Oquaye has cautioned Members of Parliament and staff of the Parliamentary Service who have not gone through the test for COVID-19 to do so when the mandatory mass testing in Parliament restart from Thursday, 28th May to Friday, 29th May 2020.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495537958883.html
China’s military build-up a diversion tactic

China’s military build-up on the north bank of the Pangong Tso lake along its disputed boundary with India is just one of the many facets of its aggression, which it deliberately ratcheted up amid

27 May 03:36 Deccan Herald 2027555796010038724.html
World coronavirus death toll tops 350,000

More than 350,000 deaths from the new coronavirus have been recorded worldwide since it first appeared in China in December, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources as of this morning.

27 May 06:28 RTE.ie 7595237277947729222.html
Twitter calls out US President Donald Trump, he responds

Twitter had on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by Trump.

27 May 07:34 Hindustan Times 696565557181797364.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Standing Committee on Home Affairs to meet on June 3

Lockdown and movement of migrant workers likely to be taken up for discussion

27 May 15:20 The Hindu 6679535025537628279.html
Indian government may remain silent, but US President Donald Trump just confirmed ‘raging border dispute’ between India and China

In a dramatic twist, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed the reports of 'now raging border dispute' between India and China.

27 May 16:42 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720208643226588.html
Kellyanne Conway Compares Voting In Person To Standing In Line At Georgetown Cupcake, Which Is Delivery-Only

The comment is part of an all out assault on mail-in voting by the Trump administration.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531438835603.html
Coronavirus: How childminders are caring for children in their own home

'Lots of soap' is crucial, say childminders who have stayed open for key workers' children.

27 May 00:47 BBC News 3883826128263843118.html
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as coronavirus seizes travel industry

The layoffs are expected to be concentrated in the Seattle area, home to Boeing's commercial-airplanes business.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964772189391.html
Ford Software Update Lets Cop Cars Bake Away Coronavirus

A new system allows the interior cabin of Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles to literally bake the coronavirus away at 133 degrees Fahrenheit.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510289769995814.html
How countries are using genomics to help avoid a second coronavirus wave

Scientists in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and other places are using sequence data to track new infections as lockdowns ease.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820126521461328.html
Lufthansa says 'unable to approve' coronavirus rescue over EU conditions

Airline giant Lufthansa said it cannot approve a German state rescue over fears that conditions imposed by Brussels would be too harsh. The aid package must still be cleared by the European Commission's competition arm.

27 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934689632316758.html
MPs have not tested positive for coronavirus - Kate Addo

The Director of Public Affairs at Ghana’s Parliament, Kate Addo has denied reports in a section of the media that some Members of Parliament and staff of the House have tested positive for the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495092402159.html
Mumbai accounts for over 62% cases in Maharashtra: How can worst-hit Indian city stop spread of coronavirus

With 1,002 new cases on Tuesday, the number of those infected by coronavirus reached 32,791 in Mumbai. As numbers continue to rise, what is the plan to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, which has ravaged India’s financial capital? BMC Commissioner answers.

27 May 03:57 India Today 4286117814018877829.html
Coronavirus outbreak: ICMR removes price cap of Rs 4,500 for COVID-19 tests

The Indian Council of Medical Research has removed the price cap of Rs 4,500 for the real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test used to detect COVID-19, asking states and the Union Territories to negotiate with private labs to fix 'mutually agreeable' rates for the test.

27 May 03:39 Oneindia 2023829372645784412.html
Aussies are heading back to shopping centres in high numbers as coronavirus restrictions start to ease, according to new data

More people are heading into shopping centres as coronavirus restrictions ease in Australia.

27 May 01:52 Business Insider Australia 5575934301531726238.html
Train firm to use disinfectant which 'will kill coronavirus on surfaces for 30 days'

Staff are using electrostatic spray guns – which were used at the NHS Nightingale hospitals – to applying the disinfectant

27 May 04:00 Wales Online 7686550517479931537.html
Global energy spending to fall $400bn due to coronavirus crisis

IEA says investments in low-carbon technologies falling far short of climate goals

27 May 04:00 Ft 707176888580857182.html
Almost 750,000 drivers had motors MOT'd in April despite lockdown and six-month test exemption during pandemic, DVSA reveals

Motorists were urged to not use their cars as part of stricter lockdown rules in April, with only front-line and essential workers allowed to continue driving and have vehicles MOT tested.

27 May 07:00 Mail Online 124328111944278723.html
More than half of Scotland’s coronavirus deaths last week were in care homes, new figures show

More than half of coronavirus deaths in Scotland last week occurred in care homes, latest figures have shown.

27 May 13:16 The Courier 4275302768649680937.html
Coronavirus has created a 'lockdown generation', with one in six young people forced to stop working, UN warns

The body's International Labour Organisation said the COVID-19 crisis has disproportionately affected young people and could impact upon their work opportunities and career options for decades.

27 May 13:58 Mail Online 124328112495977856.html
'We'll see where that goes,' says Eugenie Bouchard of dating in the age of coronavirus

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard agreed to go on a virtual date with comedian Bob Menery following a series of requests from him during an Instagram Live interview.

27 May 12:52 Coronavirus 2422791598362612764.html
Stock markets in retreat as China-US tensions return to fore

Asian equities mostly fell Wednesday as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations outweighed optimism over the gradual reopening of economies around the world.

27 May 12:00 manilastandard.net 4715274785298966108.html
UK Care Homes 'Were Left Brutally Exposed' To COVID-19 By The State, Social Care Provider Says

Many care providers are still not seeing 'any financial support to help them survive', a care sector representative tells Sputnik. This is despite the fact that local...

27 May 13:54 Sputniknews 967333868315001374.html
Croatia welcomes tourists braving coronavirus crisis

KRILO-JESENICE, Croatia (Reuters) - A few intrepid European tourists have returned to Croatia’s picturesque Adriatic coast, where the owners of yachts and campsites are hoping their relative isolation will bring the numbers up over the next six weeks.

27 May 13:29 Reuters 8334514181393002757.html
Boots reveals how stores will change from June to prevent second wave of coronavirus

Dedicated social distancing wardens will patrol stores at all time

27 May 14:52 Wales Online 7686550516437576096.html
In pandemic, using drones to drop medical supplies from sky

With a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph, pops open a belly hatch and drops a box of medical supplies. Slowed by a little ...

27 May 17:00 Tech Xplore 4945708899291026269.html
Coronavirus will likely have a long-term impact on older workers. Here are the 14 jobs that have the highest share of workers age 55 and over.

Older workers typically work in jobs that cannot be done at home and that involve close contact with others.

27 May 17:53 Business Insider 6060062401075625786.html
Coronavirus will likely have a long-term impact on older workers. Here are the 14 jobs that have the highest share of workers age 55 and over., Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Older workers typically work in jobs that cannot be done at home and that involve close contact with others.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 17:53 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756800955100.html
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as coronavirus impacts travel industry

A Boeing spokesperson said Wednesday's actions represent the largest number of job cuts, but several thousand additional jobs will be eliminated in the next few months

27 May 17:19 Business-Standard 1502508926610218135.html
America's top coronavirus doctor says second wave might not happen

White House immunologist Dr Anthony Fauci said a second spike of Covid-19 cases is 'not inevitable' - but said it depended on people's social distancing efforts

27 May 17:01 Metro 970161747809904386.html
Effigies of government figure and businessman hung on Salford bridge below coronavirus protest banner slammed as ‘unacceptable’

'I am all for people making a political point, but in a democracy that has to be done in a way that respects the rights of others and the sanctity of life'

27 May 19:50 men 6694993429216789922.html
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far

Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far

27 May 20:33 interest.co.nz 6454226277319910987.html
Netflix Stock Is a Win No Matter Where the Pandemic Goes

NFLX stock is more than just a pandemic play. The firm will likely continue to perform in the quarters ahead despite the economic downturn.

27 May 19:28 InvestorPlace 24614511171410388.html
Donald Trump: Widespread Vote-by-Mail Will 'Destroy this Country'

President Donald Trump continued to berate Democrats for pushing vote-by-mail despite concerns about voter fraud.

27 May 00:43 Breitbart 3148363492694572015.html
Coronavirus effect: What protection do sub-let tenants have in the UAE?

Dubai Land Department clarifies as residents claim harassment by sublessors

27 May 06:08 Gulf News 2086521544688723479.html
Coronavirus: Organisers Adopt New Format For 2020 African Freestyle Football Championships

However, the annual African Freestyle Football Championships will not be affected following the new format adopted by the organisers...

27 May 12:45 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299698809207.html
India may need to pump Rs 1.5 trn into coronavirus-hit state banks: Report

"The situation is very grim," the source said, adding that banks would require fresh funds soon

27 May 15:34 Business-Standard 1502508925821335314.html
Nearly half of all coronavirus deaths in US are from long-term care facilities: Report

The COVID-19 virus death rate is highest among residents of long-term care facilities.

27 May 15:02 Washington Examiner 4625792332771538536.html
India may need to pump Rs 1.5 lakh crore into coronavirus-hit state banks

India may need to inject up to Rs 1.5 lakh crore ($19.81 billion) into its state-owned lenders as their pile of soured assets is expected to double during the coronavirus pandemic, three government

27 May 20:59 Deccan Herald 2027555798015173088.html
India may need to pump $20 bln into coronavirus-hit state banks: Sources

India may need to inject up to 1.5 trillion rupees ($19.81 billion) into its state-owned lenders as their pile of soured assets is expected to double during the coronavirus pandemic, three government

27 May 20:59 Deccan Herald 2027555797021336278.html
India may need to pump Rs 1.5 L crores into coronavirus-hit state banks

India may need to inject up to Rs. 1.5 lakh crore ($19.81 billion) into its state-owned lenders as their pile of soured assets is expected to double during the coronavirus pandemic, three government

27 May 20:59 Deccan Herald 2027555796339920902.html
Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week? | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President Donald Trump will use the delay to sow doubts about the results.

27 May 22:37 Star-Advertiser 3439335387792458479.html
Why has Navajo Nation been hit so hard by the coronavirus?

Navajo Nation leaders announced last week that it had the highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the United States, outpacing hot spots like New York. The grim statistic highlights the historical failings of the US government, Navajo leaders say. 

27 May 21:16 Aljazeera 6642629762092270252.html
Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976449982252.html
In the UK, Johnson reaps what he sowed

Johnson and Cummings have taken a battering ram to Britain’s bonds of social solidarity

27 May 07:08 Gulf News 2086521545253358682.html
Asia stocks mixed on uncertainty over Hong Kong security law

Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday as U.S.-Chinese tension over Hong Kong competed with optimism about recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 08:14 CTVNews 2422791597395111999.html
Are the Coronavirus Bailouts Working? What We Know So Far

If the crisis persists, Congress, the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve may have to rewrite their playbooks.

27 May 10:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480121394131804.html
Landlords, renters have their plans frozen by pandemic

Some Ontario home buyers and sellers are discovering renters have incredible leverage over the fate of transactions, and some are willing to wield it

27 May 12:00 The Globe and Mail 68426411485955547.html
Twitter Comes Under Attack From Trump’s Supporters

After the social media company labeled two of the president’s tweets as inaccurate on Tuesday, his adherents pounced.

27 May 21:55 NY Times 1961078289388445737.html
Live Coronavirus Updates: Fatality Rate Reduced To 2.87%, Lowest In World, Says Health Ministry

The Health Ministry said the COVID-19 fatality rate in India is 2.87 per cent, the lowest among countries badly hit by the pandemic.

27 May 01:09 NDTV.com 5090057681320268656.html
Chinese in Canada a target of increased hate during pandemic

From spitting and violent attacks, to verbal assaults and vandalism of Chinese cultural sites, Chinese residents of Canada's third largest city -- who make up 26 percent of its population, according to the last census in 2016 -- say they feel increasingly unsafe and unwelcome.

27 May 11:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601102972690008.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

Tear gas — also known as CS gas — is considered a chemical weapon and is banned in warfare by most countries, including the US.

27 May 15:04 Yahoo 7097669638813085438.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

Tear gas — also known as CS gas — is considered a chemical weapon and is banned in warfare by most countries, including the US.

27 May 15:04 Business Insider 6060062400666055425.html
White House defends, but does not explain, watchdog firings

WASHINGTON — The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general in the last two months, but the administration offered no new details about why they were let go.

27 May 02:37 680News 8014034333955085074.html
Railways want to be super spreader in Kerala: Minister Thomas Isaac slams Centre, asks ministry to stop ranting

Hitting out at the Centre, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac said the Railways wanted to be a super spreader in Kerala. He said a train came from Mumbai last week, but the state was informed only after train started.

27 May 06:28 India Today 4286117813316797746.html
'In-person' G7 more effective, but deal with safety concerns first, Trudeau says

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says an in-person gathering of G7 leaders would be more effective than the virtual alternative, but he wants to make sure the United States has a plan to deal with the potential COVID-19 risk first.

27 May 16:03 KitchenerToday.com 52741010611226976.html
White House letter doesn’t explain why Trump fired watchdogs | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general in the last two months, the White House has told Congress, but the administration offered no new details about why the internal watchdogs were let go.

27 May 18:30 Star-Advertiser 3439335389297488378.html
Maharashtra: Amid reports of rift in Thackeray-led MVA, Speaker says no 'emergency' or 'political situation' in state

With as many as 54,758 positive cases of COVID-19, Maharashtra is currently is the worst coronavirus affected state in the country.

27 May 08:06 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192563224391.html
If Trump Moves RNC, ‘Our Whole Future Is Gone’

President Donald Trump’s threat to pull the Republican National Convention from Charlotte, North Carolina is gut wrenching for Ayman Abusamak. The president of A Step Above Limousine in Charlotte is counting on the GOP mega event to boost his business after the coronavirus pandemic wounded his fleet

27 May 07:58 Yahoo 7097669637558366466.html
Missile attack on Yemen army command in Marib kills at least 7

Yemen's Houthi fighters have fired missiles targeting the army command of the Saudi-backed government in Marib province, causing several casualties, including relatives of the chief of staff, according to military sources cited by news agencies.

27 May 11:23 Aljazeera 6642629762417180526.html
The Memo: Trump tweets cross into new territory

President Trump’s critics are sounding the alarm as his public comments and tweets cross new lines with the 2020 election less than six months away. 

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432918505992737.html
UP: Private Lab Wrongly Diagnoses 6 People As Coronavirus Positive In Meerut; Later Test Negative

Meerut DM Anil Dhingra has recommended cancellation of the licence of Modern Lab and Diagnostic Centre.

27 May 11:27 Swarajya 4977622829139456489.html
'Close them down': Trump threatens to regulate or shutter social media platforms after Twitter fact-check

President Trump threatened to close social media companies following Twitter's decision to place a fact-checking alert below a few of his tweets.

27 May 12:04 Washington Examiner 4625792332873917507.html
Trump threatens to 'strongly regulate' social media platforms after Twitter labels his tweets

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to 'strongly regulate' or even shut down social media platforms after Twitter applied a fact-check to two of his tweets this week.

27 May 12:45 CTVNews 2422791597314644842.html
Justice Department clears 3 senators in stock sales investigation, but Burr's case appears ongoing

Investigations into Sens. Feinstein, Loeffler and Inhofe have been dropped. Sen. Richard Burr appears to still be under investigation.

27 May 14:46 Yahoo 7097669638861511556.html
Trump threatens to 'shut down' social media sites  - US & Canada

US President says conservative voices are silenced on social media after Twitter fact-checks several of his posts.

27 May 15:49 Israel National News 5374683669958656525.html
Coronavirus: Premier League records four new cases

Four new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the latest round of tests carried out by the Premier League..................

27 May 18:26 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300830331913.html
NRM SG Lumumba tasks polls body on 2021 elections

Lumumba says the commission should engage scientists to advise accordingly on the threat of Coronavirus to devise means of conducting the elections.

27 May 20:42 New Vision 9103146373308008477.html
Coronavirus tourism lockdowns hit Hawaii’s vacation rental industry hard in April | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Vacation rental accommodations, even the legal ones, were economically decimated in April amid COVID-19 fears and tourism lockdowns.

27 May 20:40 Star-Advertiser 3439335389263406427.html
US to Pull Hong Kong’s Special Status as China Tightens Grip

No longer considering the territory autonomous from China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that the United States will work toward stripping Hong Kong of special diplomatic status.

27 May 20:09 Courthouse News Service 1799505149572563208.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after his tweets tagged

On Tuesday, Twitter for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by US President Donald Trump, warning his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers. 

27 May 19:08 The Jakarta Post 7678601103458812785.html
US to revoke Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

The Trump administration is ending nearly all of the last vestiges of U.S. sanctions relief provided under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, according to current and former U.S. officials and congressional aides.

27 May 19:06 Hindustan Times 696565557076555693.html
Gujarat: Portal editor granted bail by sessions court

Patel was charged under Indian Penal Code Section 124 A for sedition and Section 54 of the Disaster Management Act (punishment for false warning) by the Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) on May 11 for “trying to create unrest in society”.

27 May 20:07 The Indian Express 2885715105225040300.html
White House says Trump will sign an executive order on social media

President Trump will sign an executive order on social media on Thursday, the White House said.

27 May 23:11 Fox News 7362823819928491610.html
German Presidency in EU to Prioritize Relations With US, China, Merkel Says

BERLIN (Sputnik) - Relations with China and the United States, as well as broader transatlantic cooperation, are going to be the priorities of Germany's upcoming...

27 May 22:05 Sputniknews 967333867653867959.html
Trump expected to sign social media executive order

US President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order.

27 May 22:42 RTE.ie 7595237278420089606.html
Pakistan registers 1,446 new coronavirus cases; total count crosses 59,000-mark

The authorities have so far conducted 499,399 coronavirus tests, including 8,491 in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

27 May 07:17 The Hindu 6679535026190847200.html
Israeli Biotech Institute Issues Fraud Notice as Fake Coronavirus ‘Vaccine’ Pops Up in South America

Israel’s state-supported Galilee Research Institute (Migal) is known to be working on a cutting edge COVID-19 treatment, but human testing of the vaccine is only...

27 May 11:07 Sputniknews 967333869257523196.html
German minister warns of far-right threat as anti-Semitic crime jumps

The number of anti-Semitic crimes committed in Germany rose last year by 13%, Interior Minster Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday, laying the blame squarely on right-wing radicals. Germany has stepped up efforts to counter far-right groups in recent months, especially after a gunman in the city of Halle

27 May 13:28 Yahoo 7097669638329797556.html
Pakistan registers 1,446 new coronavirus cases; total count crosses 59,000-mark

Pakistan registered 1,446 new coronavirus infections during the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 59,151, the health ministry said on Wednesday. The death

27 May 15:06 Deccan Herald 2027555797091824430.html
Covid-19: France bans treatment of coronavirus patients with hydroxychloroquine

Under new rules, the drug can be used only in clinical trials to test its efficacy against the coronavirus.

27 May 16:10 Scroll.in 8669301692503233863.html
Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Backstreet Boys announce rescheduled 2021 tour dates, including OKC show

The hitmakers earlier this month postponed their 2020 North American tour dates in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 19:25 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318760573205772.html
All the Musicians Who Have Spoken Out About Having Coronavirus

With the confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States rising each day, musicians aren't staying quiet about their diagnoses. Here's what they're saying.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425672678262.html
NBA great Patrick Ewing recovering at home after coronavirus diagnosis

May 26 (UPI) -- NBA legend and Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball coach Patrick Ewing is recovering at home after being hospitalized because of the coronavirus.

27 May 01:58 UPI 8257973864029773747.html
Ghana has no record of reinfection of coronavirus

Dr Badu Sarkodie, the Director of Public Health, Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday said the country has not recorded any cases of reinfections of the COVID-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495688305892.html
How the coronavirus lockdown has accelerated the challenges for our town centres

As part of our series linked to the Passionate People, Passionate Places campaign, we look at the problems facing town and city centres on lockdown

27 May 07:15 ChronicleLive 1984146901981909018.html
Trump Accuses Twitter Of ‘Interfering’ In Election For Fact Checking His False Claim About Mail-In Voting

President Donald Trump flew into a rage on Tuesday night after Twitter used its new fact checking feature to correct...

27 May 11:45 Talking Points Memo 4598529365522921352.html
Coronavirus: Kerala criticises Centre for sending trains without prior information

State’s finance minister Thomas Isaac alleged that the railways ‘want to be the super spreader’ of the Covid-19 infection in the state.

27 May 11:57 Scroll.in 8669301692139372304.html
Canada army reports horrific conditions in nursing homes hit by COVID-19

Conditions at Ontario nursing homes hard-hit by COVID-19 outbreaks, as described by Canadian soldiers helping out there, are "deeply disturbing," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.

27 May 14:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601102991306114.html
Local Lockdowns to be Introduced in UK for Future Coronavirus ‘Flare Ups’

Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealed stricter social distancing measures could be introduced in certain areas in the future as part of the NHS "test and trace" system...

27 May 13:02 Sputniknews 967333867804090244.html
Sports clubs gearing up for return when coronavirus lockdown is eased

A number of Stirling area sports clubs have expressed relief as it looks like they will be allowed to reopen as part of the gradual easing of lockdown.

27 May 15:44 dailyrecord 552235480152164776.html
Lawmakers urge sovereign immunity law to retaliate for US abuse of litigation over COVID-19

Some 35 lawmakers have raised a special motion during this year's two sessions, urging the country to speed up formulating a foreign states immunity law that will grant Chinese citizens and companies the right to sue other countries in domestic courts, in an attempt to retaliate for US abuse of litigation against China over the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 19:23 Global Times 7829414520509246477.html
Coronavirus Scotland: Couples separated by lockdown should be allowed to meet for sex, health expert says

COUPLES who live apart should be allowed to meet for sex as lockdown is relaxed, a public health expert says. Professor Linda Bauld’s plea came as Nicola Sturgeon is set to say pals can meet outdoo…

27 May 21:51 The Scottish Sun 6609127674251187807.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets ‘unsubstantiated’ for first time

Twitter labelled two of United States President, Donald Trump's tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday.

27 May 04:08 Vanguard News 4125100339856416673.html
Devendra Fadnavis is impatient and desperate but state govt is stable: Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party strongman Sharad Pawar on Tuesday slammed former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying that he is impatient and desperate but the state government is quite strong, safe and stable.

27 May 03:15 Free Press Journal 9080771788163157940.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets as 'unsubstantiated' for first time

Trump's tweets contended without evidence that mail-in voting would lead to fraud and a "Rigged Election".

27 May 11:15 DAWN.COM 4500271766747050910.html
Head of Site Integrity & Election Security at Twitter Thinks There Are “Actual Nazis in the White House”

But you can trust him to be impartial.

27 May 11:32 Infowars 1950426315491788723.html
Zimbabwe Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket To 132 Following 76 New Cases| BREAKING

Zimbabwe Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket in a rather alarming development. Of the 76 new cases recorded todaywere returness from neighbouring countries

27 May 16:15 iHarare News 2755902707892609022.html
US first country to report 100,000 coronavirus deaths

The United States has surpassed the grim milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths.

27 May 22:27 RTE.ie 7595237277651051593.html
Africa's female journalists use radio to dispel coronavirus fake news and sexism

Radio is the only source of information in many parts of rural Africa and viewed as an important medium to stem the spread of the coronavirus across the continent which has so far been less severely hit by COVID-19 than other regions.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106447048592.html
China at it, again

Unusual aggression in Ladakh, the worst since Doklam, shows our neighbour is bent on arm twisting us in a post-pandemic world China is becoming as vindictive as the US in getting its way with the world or countries that are dependent on its still viable factory floors. And it has chosen to get

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233562652712.html
Coronavirus misinformation needs researchers to respond

Researchers must be transparent and acknowledge what is known and what isn’t.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820125753129590.html
Stock markets in retreat as China-US tensions return to fore

Asian equities mostly fell Wednesday as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations outweighed optimism over the gradual reopening of economies around the world.  

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567457651602.html
Asian markets in retreat as China-US tensions return to fore

Markets are concerned about another flare-up in Hong Kong on a controversial security law

27 May 03:42 Gulf News 2086521544964428227.html
EU to unveil massive stimulus plan for post-coronavirus recovery

The aim is to help countries and sectors worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic recover quickly and protect the EU single market of 450 million people from being splintered by divergent economic growth and wealth levels as the 27-nation bloc emerges from its deepest ever recession expected this year.

27 May 02:55 The Economic Times 7653256036561760564.html
Biden suggests many COVID-19 deaths were avoidable but for Trump's 'lack of attention and ego'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that President Trump is "supposed to lead by example" when it comes to wearing a mask and social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, but has failed at that and also keeping the death toll down.The U.S. is close to reaching the grim milestone

27 May 01:05 Yahoo 7097669637461347515.html
Obour cautioned over coronavirus protocols breaches

The Asante Akim South Municipality Assembly in the Ashanti Region has warned an NPP parliamentary aspirant against the violation of the social distancing protocol needed to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495344849958.html
Humanitarian aid projects in Yemen ‘reaching a breaking point’ amid COVID-19 pandemic: UN body

The World Food Programme on Tuesday said it needs $870 million to provide badly needed assistance to millions of Yemenis over the next six months. International donors had slashed funding earlier this year in response to obstruction by the Houthi rebels, leaving a major shortfall.

27 May 07:42 The Indian Express 2885715105724287832.html
Coronavirus: Vandal delivers blow to under pressure Angus Cycle Hub with needless damage to van

A vandal has delivered a "kick in the teeth" to Angus Cycle Hub staff working flat out to meet rocketing demand for bikes during lockdown.

27 May 09:11 The Courier 4275302768444073974.html
Why Biden benefits by disappearing

To win the election, keep Joe out of sight

27 May 09:35 The Week 149215355886999195.html
Missile attack on Yemen army base in Marib kills seven: sources

ADEN (Reuters) - Houthi fighters in Yemen fired missiles at a military base of the Saudi-backed government in Marib province, northeast of the capital Sanaa, on Tuesday, killing seven people including relatives of the chief of staff, three military sources said.

27 May 07:49 Reuters 8334514180678655439.html
Coronavirus takes toll on mental health of Europe's medics

Steve, a paramedic in northeast England, contracted the coronavirus two months ago. Then his wife fell ill. Both recovered but throughout they ...

27 May 11:54 CNA 5644198863201753983.html
Social distance fines in Northern Ireland drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The PSNI issued 30 penalties in May compared with 374 between the end of March and April 24.

27 May 10:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773865549118.html
Coronavirus: Odisha man shunned by villagers, forced to live in his car despite testing negative for COVID-19

India: Rise in cases of social boycott due to fear of coronavirus

27 May 13:57 Gulf News 2086521544632208872.html
Donald Trump threatens to 'strongly regulate or close' social media for trying to 'silence conservative voices' after Twitter fact-checks two of his 'misleading' tweets

Donald Trump demanded social media platforms 'clean up your act' as he warned his administration will begin to regulate such websites after Twitter, for the first time ever, fact-checked his tweets.

27 May 12:54 Mail Online 124328112541280795.html
Mexican workers in US are sending record money home despite coronavirus-related economic shutdowns

The migrant laborers who staff American meat plants, construction sites and delivery services are working through the pandemic – and sending more funds back home than ever.

27 May 12:22 The Conversation 6012421227185701012.html
Pandemic Aftermath: Masks, Plastic Dividers, And Temperature Scans To Welcome Las Vegas Casinos' Guests In The New Normal

Las Vegas casinos will not be the same when the new normal starts after the pandemic. Masks, plastic dividers, and temperature scanners will welcome you.

27 May 13:00 Tech Times 4011848568277840746.html
Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after tweets tagged

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims.

27 May 13:43 The Guardian 7580308505443147751.html
Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about...

27 May 13:16 The Seattle Times 9121942837985934157.html
Pandemic creating 'lockdown generation' as 1 in 6 youths stop work – U.N.

Young people are facing a 'triple shock' from the coronavirus crisis, which is not only destroying their employment but also disrupting education and training

27 May 14:05 Rappler 1882105643344473408.html
Indore: Doctors fear coronavirus, only 20 per cent clinics open in city

Due to the less number of clinics being operated currently, people have to travel more in the city during lockdown to reach clinics.

27 May 16:22 Free Press Journal 9080771788399146104.html
Joe Biden says basement lockdown is ‘working pretty well’ for campaign

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden clapped back at President Trump and his GOP allies following weeks of being mocked for observing social distancing guidelines and remaining on lockdown in his

27 May 16:54 New York Post 7654946768742861505.html
Appeal for tributes for NHS and care workers who died fighting coronavirus

Boris Johnson revealed last week that more than 300 NHS and social care workers across the UK have died with the virus.

27 May 17:07 Metro 970161747836302565.html
Maternity ward nurses are filming videos of newborn babies in their care to send to parents after visiting hours were slashed due to coronavirus crisis

Despite the increased pressures, nurses have taken on a wonderful new duty on the maternity ward. Staff at a hospital, in Surrey, have been making videos of newborn babies to send to their parents.

27 May 21:00 Mail Online 124328111217209889.html
Half of Americans fear they won’t get their pre-coronavirus body back, survey shows

Many Americans, stressed out and anxious amid the coronavirus pandemic, are turning to junk food, alcohol and more carbohydrates while most gyms still remain closed nationwide. At least 49 percent of them are worried that they'll never get their pre-lockdown body back, a new survey reveals.

27 May 20:25 Fox News 7362823819929954034.html
Pictures show new mobile Weston-super-Mare coronavirus testing centre empty on its second day

The Covid-19 testing unit at Locking Road car park is expected to be there for several days

27 May 20:07 BristolLive 4740742017276300852.html
Moscow to ease lockdown from Monday as pandemic stabilises

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Wednesday announced an easing of the Russian capital's lockdown starting June 1 after the Kremlin said the coronavirus pandemic had passed its peak in the country.

27 May 19:00 Digital Journal 4566489173234188455.html
Fauci says he wears a mask as a sign of respect, adds it's 'the kind of thing you should be doing'

Dr. Anthony Fauci said in an interview on Wednesday that he believes that wearing a mask during the coronavirus pandemic is a sign of respect to others.

27 May 18:43 ABC15 Arizona 911680910698118283.html
Fed says pandemic inflicted most ‘severe’ damage on travel sector

Beige Book report on economic conditions shows activity fell sharply in most parts of US

27 May 19:13 Ft 707176888007741742.html
Moscow to ease lockdown from Monday as pandemic stabilizes

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Wednesday announced an easing of the Russian capital's lockdown starting June 1 after the Kremlin said the coronavirus pandemic had passed its peak in the country. "Today we can already talk about the next steps out of the crisis situation," Sobyanin told President Vladimir Putin…

27 May 19:10 Japan Today 8582716285821711301.html
Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Wednesday, May 27

Major developments in the Premier League and netball.

27 May 19:32 Shropshire Star 3480199991766003533.html
Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Wednesday, May 27

Major developments in the Premier League and netball.

27 May 19:32 Express & Star 7324224459312181069.html
Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Wednesday, May 27

Major developments in the Premier League and netball.

27 May 19:34 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774755659856.html
Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about...

27 May 21:38 The Seattle Times 9121942837292716805.html
ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic

The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.

27 May 23:05 TheJournal.ie 6446904418839150094.html
In Break With Trump, Sean Hannity Just Told A Surprising Truth About Face Masks

As America heads into a deeply divisive presidential election, on Tuesday Sean Hannity gave a brief reminder that there is one thing that transcends partisanship: public health.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530605840639.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump as US president cries vote meddling

Twitter has, for the first time, prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by US President Donald Trump, warning that his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact -checkers.

27 May 03:03 Aljazeera 6642629762675070709.html
Coronavirus in India LIVE: COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh mounts to 7,024 cases

Maharashtra continues to be the epicenter of the coronavirus spread

27 May 02:24 DNA India 7533428662451293434.html
Mild coronavirus illness may confer some immunity: study

Over 5.5 million cases reported across the world.

27 May 06:33 DAWN.COM 4500271766920340408.html
Bali talks of ‘new era’ as island prepares for eased travel restrictions amid pandemic

As talk of a so-called “new normal” begins to creep into the national discourse here in Indonesia, tourism players in Bali are reportedly drafting guidelines for health protocols with views abound that the time after COVID-19 will establish a...

27 May 05:09 Coconuts 8871564982814213399.html
Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

CHICAGO — These are children of the global pandemic. In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news to learn everything he can about the coronavirus.

27 May 05:29 KitchenerToday.com 52741009598467404.html
Historic Shropshire castle could be permanently closed due to impact of coronavirus crisis

One of Shropshire's historic tourist attractions could close for good according to trustees who warn lockdown has reduced its income to zero.

27 May 05:02 Shropshire Star 3480199992440577627.html
SpaceX to launch astronauts

A SpaceX rocket is ready to boost two NASA astronauts into orbit today, the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

27 May 07:30 Castanet 616068602785730653.html
Israeli Media Reveals Shopping List of Supplies Procured by Mossad Amid Coronavirus Crunch

The Israeli intelligence service has received flak over its clandestine operations to procure medical equipment to fight the pandemic amid speculation that its...

27 May 13:17 Sputniknews 967333868262194785.html
Mumbai's GSB Ganesh mandal postpones celebrations due to corona pandemic

if the situation remains the same during next year, the mandal will take a decision again, said the chairman of the mandal.

27 May 15:01 The Asian Age 2126266544635344924.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

The tweets in question violated a recently expanded Twitter policy, said the San Francisco-based company.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107035656548.html
Coronavirus outbreak at S.Korea e-commerce warehouse drives spike in new cases

SEOUL, May 27 — South Korea reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days today, as one of the country’s largest e-commerce companies battled an outbreak linked to a now-shuttered logistics facility. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported 40...

27 May 04:20 Malaymail 302165935280130017.html
U.S. on cusp of marking at least 100K deaths from virus

The United States was on the cusp of marking at least 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus, a once-unthinkable toll that now appears to be just the beginning of untold misery in the months ahead as Las Vegas casinos and Walt Disney World make plans to reopen.

27 May 06:48 CTVNews 2422791597817227687.html
Coronavirus outbreak at S.Korea e-commerce warehouse drives spike in new cases

SEOUL — South Korea reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days on Wednesday, as one of the country’s largest e-commerce companies battled an outbreak linked to a now-shuttered logistics facility.

27 May 04:17 National Post 4816958590890095272.html
BJP’s cynical drive to topple Maharashtra government amidst Covid crisis fits the Amit Shah playbook

Shah built the party only to seek power, no matter how opportunistic the path.

27 May 05:19 Scroll.in 8669301693774339697.html
Coronavirus outbreak at South Korea e-commerce warehouse drives spike in new cases

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days on Wednesday, as one of the country’s largest e-commerce companies battled an outbreak linked to a now-shuttered logistics facility.

27 May 08:43 Reuters 8334514179898095891.html
As Covid-19 cases rise in 17 states, Americans still divided on whether masks should be mandated

(CNN) — As more places across the US offer people a chance to shop or dine inside, the issue of whether to wear a mask has...

27 May 10:56 WSVN 7News 4504855329826354388.html
Donald Trump Threatens To ‘Strongly Regulate’ Or Close Down Social Media Platforms

Donald Trump escalated his feud with social media on Wednesday morning when he threatened to “strongly regulate” or shut down platforms he feels are showing a bias against conservative ...

27 May 12:46 The Inquisitr 1745625231438313033.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

27 May 12:49 NewsChannel 10 1537185525955444349.html
Coronavirus outbreak at S. Korea e-commerce warehouse drives spike in new cases

South Korea reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days on Wednesday, as one of the country's largest e-commerce companies battled an outbreak linked to a now-shuttered logistics facility.

27 May 11:46 The Jakarta Post 7678601104393249323.html
France bans hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

May 27 (UPI) -- The French government on Wednesday barred the use of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19.

27 May 13:17 UPI 8257973865820755912.html
Coalition against IS to meet virtually amid virus

Foreign ministers from nations fighting the Islamic State group will meet virtually next week to coordinate action as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts operations, the United States announced Wednesday.

27 May 15:50 Digital Journal 4566489171821185580.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'stifling' free speech after fact check

President Trump on Tuesday evening accused Twitter of “stifling FREE SPEECH” and interfering in the 2020 election by fact-checking one of his tweets on the issue of voting by mail.

27 May 00:03 TheHill 355432919328975715.html
Coronavirus Test Not Mandatory For Newborn, Maternal Services: Health Ministry

Essential services related to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health should be continued in a restricted manner in areas defined as containment and buffer zones, the Union Health Ministry said, underlining that COVID testing is not mandatory for providing such services.

27 May 11:24 NDTV.com 5090057682389086193.html
China to loosen flight restrictions

China will loosen a cap on flights into the country that was imposed to block coronavirus infections from abroad, authorities said Wednesday, after fierce criticism from citizens stranded abroad. ...

27 May 12:09 Punch Newspapers 3524240994267650373.html
Trump says he will announce 'very interesting' reaction on Hong Kong tensions

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (May 26) he will give a "very interesting" response within days to China's threat to tighten ...

27 May 03:29 CNA 5644198864079898022.html
Trump sounds warning over Hong Kong's future

WASHINGTON, DC: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (May 26) warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial centre if a ...

27 May 03:29 CNA 5644198863655738655.html
Trump says will announce reaction on Hong Kong tensions within days

WASHINGTON, DC: President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (May 26) he will give a "very interesting" response within days to China's threat to ...

27 May 03:29 CNA 5644198862416768623.html
John Ratcliffe sworn in as US spy chief – Firstpostofindia

Washington – US Congressman John Ratcliffe from Texas has been sworn in as the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), the country’s spy chief.

27 May 03:17 First Post Of India 844080067146111069.html
White House defends, but does not explain Donald Trump firing watchdog

A White House letter issued in response to concerns from a prominent Republican senator does little to explain the decision-making behind Trump's recent upheaval of the inspector general community.

27 May 08:02 The New Indian Express 4718288654727780868.html
‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ to Return for a Record-Breaking 15th Season, Will Address the Coronavirus

In the upcoming It's Always Sunny season 15, which will set a television record, the writers will address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 /Film 148788830692633386.html
Florida revenues fall by nearly $900 million amid pandemic

The state of Florida might have lost nearly $900 million in tax revenues in April, as the coronavirus pandemic siphoned away tourist dollars and other revenues from the state’s coffers.

27 May 02:17 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202121346179.html
American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean?

The fraught, freighted number of this particular American moment is a round one brimming with zeroes: 100,000. A hundred thousands. A thousand hundreds. Five thousand score. More than 8,000 dozen. All

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442348998633.html
PM’s Corona Relief Fund crosses Rs4bn mark

Opposition wants parliamentary oversight of fund utililastion; Shahbaz calls for convening CCI meeting.

27 May 06:33 DAWN.COM 4500271768198983877.html
Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

Football News: Serie A hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday during a meeting with the Italian government which will d

27 May 04:10 The Times of India 6060938663637249723.html
Rupee slips 8 paise to 75.74 in early trade, forex traders concerned about rising US-China tensions

The rupee depreciated 8 paise to 75.74 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday as market participants were concerned about rising tensions between Washington and Beijing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

27 May 05:43 Firstpost 4760741713553299982.html
'Many of us are fearful': South Africa to reopen places of worship

The past few weeks of lockdown, one of the strictest in Africa, have been catastrophic for the country's poorest, many of whom live hand-to-mouth in crowded slums.

27 May 06:12 The Age 7967730561206418917.html
'Many of us are fearful': South Africa to reopen places of worship

The past few weeks of lockdown, one of the strictest in Africa, have been catastrophic for the country's poorest, many of whom live hand-to-mouth in crowded slums.

27 May 06:12 Brisbane Times 2314609338225491429.html
Very powerfully, Trump says as he threatens action against China on Hong Kong

US President, Donald Trump said that he would take action this week, but did not give further details. We are doing something now. I think you would find it very interesting. But I would not be talking about this today, Trump told reporters.

27 May 06:54 Oneindia 2023829372546606110.html
Football: Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

Serie A hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday during a meeting with the Italian government which ...

27 May 09:41 CNA 5644198862984825818.html
Coronavirus: Pune reports 49 new cases over 12 hours

The district’s cumulative case tally, including deaths and recoveries, reached 6,529, said authorities

27 May 07:20 The Hindu 6679535024723045571.html
TDP holds India's first digital political conclave

Tech-savvy Chandrababu Naidu set a new record by conducting India's first online political conclave with over 14,000 participants.

27 May 11:48 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191887218100.html
Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

MILAN, May 27 — Serie A’s hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided tomorrow in a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season in Italy. Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora will tell representatives from the Italian football...

27 May 10:10 Malaymail 302165935870414980.html
Trump threatens to shut down social-media platforms after Twitter put a fact-check warning on his false tweets

"We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen," President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday.

27 May 11:41 Business Insider 6060062400823998497.html
Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

Serie A's hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday in a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season in Italy.

27 May 10:24 The Guardian 7580308503952943072.html
Mistakes happen, not good to amplify small negative points: Ambassador of Zambia to China

Zambia's Ambassador to China dismissed the reports by some Western media outlets about Africans being discriminated against because of the novel coronavirus.

27 May 12:33 Global Times 7829414521146445351.html
Trump threatens shut down social media platforms after Twitter put a disinformation warning on his false tweets

President Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms if they censor conservative voices, after Twitter on Tuesday tagged one of his messages with a fact check warning.

27 May 11:41 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883639670817.html
Donald Trump Threatens To Close Down Social Media Platforms on a Social Media Platform

US President, Donald Trump, has today threatened to close down social media platforms over the fear that they “silence” conservative voice. In a spirited rant on his favourite social network, Twitter, he said that the ruling party will “strongly regulate” or “close them down” over this issue. “Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence […]

27 May 12:33 Techweez 8371727320369009460.html
Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

Serie A's hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday in a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season in Italy.

27 May 16:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601103819609268.html
Trump threatens to regulate or close down social media platforms

The threat came a day after microblogging service provider, Twitter, labelled his tweet on voting by mail as misleading

27 May 16:58 The Eagle Online 1463511649960107757.html
American Virus Deaths at 100,000: What Does a Number Mean?

This is the week when America's official coronavirus death toll reaches six digits. One hundred thousand lives wiped out by a disease unknown to science a half a year ago.

27 May 17:50 VOA Zimbabwe 262570846017615519.html
Serie A to learn season's fate in meeting with Italian government tomorrow

It is expected that the resumption of action will be greenlit, but Italy boss Roberto Mancini is among those who hopes otherwise.

27 May 17:59 The42 5369852630636180532.html
As Trump rails against mail-in voting, his campaign tries to make it easier for Pennsylvania supporters

"We have an obligation to our voters to inform them of what the law is in their state and what their options are," the campaign said.

27 May 20:38 Yahoo 7097669637574998981.html
Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

Serie A's hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday in a meeting with the Italian government.

27 May 20:13 Sport 682566035491431879.html
New Zealand now has zero coronavirus hospitalizations

New Zealand’s last hospitalized coronavirus patient was discharged Wednesday as the country’s infection rate dipped to below two dozen people, health officials said in reports. The unnamed patient

27 May 18:07 New York Post 7654946768722233485.html
Trump threatens to shut down social media giants as Twitter uses fact-check feature on his claims

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims.

27 May 23:20 independent 5894610844610373930.html
Putin says worst case coronavirus scenario in Moscow averted as lockdown unwinds

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday (May 27) that Moscow, the epicentre of Russia's coronavirus outbreak, had succeeded in ...

27 May 23:06 CNA 5644198863690985805.html
Recalling a pioneer of modern political economy

Alberto Alesina, the Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy and a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), died at age 63.

27 May 22:09 Harvard Gazette 5954216207747739612.html
Dollar treads water against euro; yuan sinks on US-China tensions

NEW YORK, May 28 — The dollar steadied against the euro yesterday even as the common currency remained supported by news of a proposal for an economic recovery package to help the euro zone region recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The euro was up 0.03 per cent against the dollar at...

27 May 22:52 Malaymail 302165935740321499.html
COVID-19: Nigeria may begin use of dogs for detections

A pilot study on the use of dogs, to diagnose the dreadful COVID-19 pandemic ravaging many countries, may start in Nigeria in July.

27 May 22:08 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901264693735.html
Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold -cenbank

CARACAS — Venezuela has reached a deal with the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) to destine part of its gold in Bank of England accounts toward the purchase of food and medicine during the coronavirus pandemic, its central bank governor said on Wednesday.

27 May 21:39 Financial Post 2379081492047098687.html
Rahul in conversation with global experts: ‘India should adopt soft lockdown, pandemic to stay here until year-end’

During a conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Prof Johan Giesecke, a member of WHO’s Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Infectious Hazards, also said India should lift the lockdown in steps.

27 May 21:05 The Indian Express 2885715103802468536.html
Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

By Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela has reached a deal with the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) to destine part of its gold in Bank of England accounts toward the purchase of food and medicine during the coronavirus pandemic, its central bank governor said on Wednesday

27 May 22:40 Firstpost 4760741712022749796.html
Analysis: Pennsylvania’s unemployment trust fund faces insolvency as pandemic continues

Pennsylvania’s unemployment trust fund, the mechanism used alongside the federal CARES Act to provide benefits to unemployed residents amid COVID-19, could face insolvency if the number of claimants remains high into the summer.

27 May 22:00 Washington Examiner 4625792332620987023.html
Twitter labels Trump's false claims with warning for first time

President rails against decision after his tweets on mail-in voting are marked with message: ‘Get the facts’Twitter for the first time took action against a series of tweets by Donald Trump, labeling them with a warning sign and providing a link to further information.Since ascending to the US presidency

27 May 00:02 Yahoo 7097669637024115180.html
Warning over 'aggressive' cannibal rats struggling to find food in the US during pandemic

With people stuck at home, there's less rubbish left in the streets for rats to feed off.

27 May 04:42 Newshub 2131266986533043200.html
Chinese President Xi Jingping orders army to scale up military training, anticipates 'worst case scenarios': Report

Top military sources told Zee News that India has further increased its strength in Pangong Tso and Galwan Valley

27 May 05:32 DNA India 7533428662779185013.html
Chinese President Xi Jinping orders army to scale up military training, anticipates 'worst case scenarios': Report

Top military sources told Zee News that India has further increased its strength in Pangong Tso and Galwan Valley

27 May 05:32 DNA India 7533428662708632262.html
Renault and Nissan rebuild their alliance to ride out the coronavirus storm

When Renault SA , Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp announced the last strategy plan for their Alliance in September 2017, the goal was ...

27 May 05:45 CNA 5644198862449809904.html
Renault, Nissan rebuild alliance to ride out coronavirus storm; thousands of jobs to be at risk after restructuring plans: Report

When Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp announced the last strategy plan for their Alliance in September 2017, the goal was to become the world’s biggest automaker by 2022.

27 May 05:12 Firstpost 4760741713535667051.html
Andrea Bocelli confirms he tested positive for coronavirus

The classical singer performed a live-streamed concert weeks later.

27 May 06:33 Metro 970161748482163954.html
Trump Calls on New York Times to Return Pulitzer Prizes for 'Flawed Coverage'

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - One of the awards the newspaper received was the 2020 prize for international reporting with a series of articles that proclaimed to show the...

27 May 09:14 Sputniknews 967333869348173079.html
Tesla knocks $5,000 off Model X price as coronavirus hurts demand

Just call it the coronavirus discount. Tesla this week cut the prices of its vehicles in North America as auto demand has taken a hit thanks to pandemic-related lockdowns across the region. The Model

27 May 14:52 New York Post 7654946769457079654.html
'In these uncertain times': The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we speak

The COVID-19 pandemic has more than changed the way we live our lives – it has also affected the way we speak.

27 May 15:10 City NEWS 1130 5858657119302061122.html
Iran records 56 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours - The Nation

Iran on Wednesday confirmed 56 additional fatalities from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide death toll to 7,564....

27 May 20:39 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900786728738.html
More than 17,000 parked planes: Visualizing the pandemic’s impact on air travel

The coronavirus pandemic has brought commercial air travel to a near standstill, and the empty skies mean airlines around the world are facing some tough questions about how long their planes will be parked and what a longer interruption to air travel could mean for the industry as a whole.

27 May 19:53 CTVNews 2422791598353548917.html
US President Trump: If the FISA Bill is passed tonight on the House floor, I will quickly VETO it.

While parting ways from a sustained attack on China, US President Donald Trump recently tweeted his dissent for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance

27 May 22:38 FXStreet 4480975639958029398.html
WTI slips below $32.00 after huge API build joined trade/political tension

WTI fails to carry the pullback from $32.00 while taking a U-turn from $32.50 to currently around $32.30 amid the initial Asian session on Thursday. W

27 May 22:57 FXStreet 4480975638209622363.html
Coronavirus News: 'Miracle preemie' born to mom in coma goes home from Long Island hospital

A "miracle preemie" born during the COVID-19 pandemic to a mother who was in a coma went home from the hospital Wednesday to a rousing ovation from doctors, nurses and other staff members.

27 May 21:18 ABC7 New York 7327811147485154072.html
Experts say US coronavirus death count is flawed, but close

Many people who died of coronavirus were older and already fragile, weakened by heart disease or some other malady.

27 May 21:02 Australian Financial Review 3974284487222669033.html
Theatres, cinemas, summer camps to reopen as Swiss relax coronavirus curbs

Switzerland said on Wednesday it would lift curbs on larger public gatherings next month and free up travel within Europe's 26-nation Schengen zone by July 6, further easing restrictions on public life as the coronavirus outbreak ebbs.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964340893852.html
Spain Enters ‘Longest Period Of Mourning’ For 27,000 People Who Died With Coronavirus

Spain is entering the biggest period of national mourning seen so far anywhere in the world, in remembrance of the thousands of people it lost to coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531242270393.html
Sindh reports 699 new coronavirus cases taking total to 24,000

Province reports six new deaths to take provincial tally to 380

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357067764573.html
States should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore to battle COVID-19 disruptions: Nitin Gadkari

He further noted that work on national highways has been started on war-footing and the government plans to build highways worth Rs 15 lakh crore in the next two years.

27 May 11:26 The Indian Express 2885715104847106666.html
Trump again tweets about Scarborough conspiracy, despite heavy criticism

President Trump on Wednesday yet again raised a conspiracy theory about the death of an aide to former Rep.

27 May 13:41 TheHill 355432918937206019.html
Cyprus pledges to cover medical costs for tourists if they catch coronavirus on vacation

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation, according to a letter obtained

27 May 14:42 New York Post 7654946768490356405.html
Global stocks mixed on unease over Hong Kong security law

Benchmarks in Shanghai and Hong Kong retreated after the White House said a proposed national security law might jeopardize the Chinese territory's status as a global financial center.

27 May 16:10 The Financial Express 1288289579902289315.html
United Way allocating $6.6M in federal funding to help with food security, youth mental health

Applications from Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland charities being accepted for the emergency funding

27 May 20:59 North Delta Reporter 5327740410997289910.html
Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

“Quality King’s profiteering during this time of crisis is appalling,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “Instead of ensuring New Yorkers could protect themselves from this virus and stop

27 May 18:23 New York Post 7654946769163208679.html
Nissan to Begin Phased Restart of Coronavirus-Halted US Production 1 June - Statement

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Japanese automaker Nissan announced in a statement that it plans to reopen two auto assembly and parts factories in the United States beginning 1...

27 May 21:49 Sputniknews 967333869192425277.html
Deputy governor of Upper Egypt’s Aswan catches coronavirus

Yehia will be quarantined at home and will receive the necessary medical care, the statement by the office said, adding that contacts will be also tested.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899876519473.html
WATCH | Twitter labels Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for first time

Twitter labelled two of Donald Trump's tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US President over truth-defying posts.

27 May 08:21 News24 3752801377763160308.html
Boris Johnson leaves the dirty work to everyone else

Britain’s prime minister has centralized power but he doesn’t seem to want to use it.

27 May 09:57 The Japan Times 6673764367485227353.html
Coronavirus: Gujarat HC Judges Will Check On Ahmedabad Hospital Through Surprise Visit

The court said there is a lack of “proper team work and coordination” at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital, where nearly 400 Covid-19 patients have died so far.

27 May 10:39 HUFFPOST 6665507016892941042.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for first time

Twitter labelled two of Donald Trump's tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US President over truth-defying posts.

27 May 13:00 manilastandard.net 4715274785239966498.html
Day 64 of coronavirus lockdown: Ground report from Indian cities

India News: NEW DELHI: With 6,387 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's count of Covid-19 rose to 1,51,767 on Wednesday, said the Union ministry of .

27 May 12:23 The Times of India 6060938664098114100.html
Official Says Pentagon Could ‘Rapidly’ Prepare New Nuke Test as US Exits Open Skies Treaty

As the US exits a key, confidence-building international treaty, a top Pentagon official has stated the US is capable of preparing a nuclear weapons test in just...

27 May 21:12 Sputniknews 967333869491848723.html
Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu’s tally crosses 18,000; Centre says India’s recovery rate now 42.4%

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to identify private hospitals where coronavirus patients could be treated for free or at minimum cost.

27 May 02:51 Scroll.in 8669301692674149585.html
Viral photos of Uttarakhand forest fire on social media 'mostly fake': Govt

After the fake picture went viral, Uttarakhand Chief Minister took to Twitter to say that impact of the wildfires is not the same as propagated

27 May 18:30 The New Indian Express 4718288654665559149.html
Exclusive: U.S. preparing criminal indictment against wife of Venezuela's Maduro - sources

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to charge the wife of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in coming months with crimes that could include drug trafficking and corruption, four people familiar with the case told Reuters.

27 May 18:15 Reuters 8334514180715421100.html
Nursing home residents warned about giving up coronavirus relief funds

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is warning families to be cautious amid reports of nursing homes attempting to take coronavirus relief payments from their residents.

27 May 00:11 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836337070365.html
Akshay Kumar’s Film Prithviraj Sets To Be Destroyed Due To Coronavirus Lockdown Crisis!

The on-going coronavirus pandemic has badly affected the Hindi film industry with shooting of many movies being stalled in middle.

27 May 02:49 Abplive 5873643725052569571.html
USD/CNY hits highest since September 2019 as US threatens sanctions

China's Yuan is taking a hit on Wednesday amid the dragon nation's rising tensions with the US and India. The USD/CNH pair is trading at 7.1565 at pre

27 May 02:44 FXStreet 4480975638320326758.html
Retailers add COVID-19 surcharge for services to help offset costs of pandemic

VANCOUVER - Among the many changes that returning customers to Hatz Hair Studio in North Vancouver may notice is a $5 charge on their bill to help offset co

27 May 01:00 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245954962817.html
CEO pay has topped $12.3M. Can it keep rising post-pandemic?

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their workforces widened further, according to AP’s annual survey of exe

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441505576575.html
Trump thinks in-person G7 summit would be great example of reopening after Covid

Donald Trump, who is head of the G7 this year, has said an in-person summit would be a symbol of the United States and other countries seeking to return to normal.

27 May 04:02 The Indian Express 2885715105003229119.html
Banned Together: Iranian Ships in Venezuela Defy US Blockade

The arrival of the Iranian fuel vessels on the Venezuelan coast shows that there is an alternative to the US-imposed "world imperative", Venezuelan analyst Sergio...

27 May 05:13 Sputniknews 967333869488894533.html
Students use IT skills to help the NHS during pandemic

University students have been drafted in to help the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 05:00 Express & Star 7324224460213190002.html
Pandemic slows electric vehicle revolution due to lithium battery shortage

The coronavirus pandemic has paused the electric vehicle revolution, forcing producers of lithium into survival mode with output cuts.

27 May 06:45 VentureBeat 6273363636191332076.html
COVID-19: WHO Warns Of ‘Second Peak’ In Countries Where Coronavirus Is Declining

Outbreaks could come back later this year in places where the first wave has subsided.

27 May 05:49 League of India 8067868024682279031.html
Tayside and Fife researchers study safe use of UV light in coronavirus fight

Ultraviolet light could be used in the fight against coronavirus, researchers have said.

27 May 08:16 The Courier 4275302768401494128.html
Claire Foy and Matt Smith to perform socially-distanced play in empty theatre

Claire Foy and Matt Smith will star in a socially-distanced play on stage in an empty Old Vic theatre.

27 May 09:56 independent 5894610845678679639.html
Number of Filipinos with coronavirus abroad rises to 2,664

The death toll stands at 334 as of Wednesday, May 27

27 May 09:25 Rappler 1882105642836330630.html
Trump’s silver lining — economic numbers could be surging by Election Day

There is one possible silver lining for President Trump in the dismal economic numbers that have followed the coronavirus lockdowns and jeopardized his reelection: There is nowhere to go but up.

27 May 11:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333802343523.html
WHO Chief Thanks UK’s Johnson for Support After ‘Very Good’ Phone Call

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday thanked UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for support for the global...

27 May 10:02 Sputniknews 967333868928605190.html
South Africa to let places of worship reopen from June

South Africa's churches and other places of worship can reopen their doors from June, but will be limited to 50 people, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday as coronavirus lockdown rules are further eased.

27 May 10:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601102321661059.html
Claire Foy and Matt Smith to perform socially-distanced play in empty theatre

They will reprise their roles in Lungs for an audience watching at home.

27 May 09:56 The Irish News 993066916783348.html
Writer Perumal Murugan on how the pandemic has affected Tamil literature

He is seeing an upsurge of online literary magazines; even the chiefly print ones have gone completely online in the last two months

27 May 10:19 The Hindu 6679535025002481046.html
Books will survive despite the pandemic, says author Khyrunnisa A

Khyrunnisa A feels that the pandemic effected an ideal environment for creativity to flourish by practically ordering writers to return to their ivory towers, but few obeyed its dictates, preferring instead to consolidate a strong virtual presence

27 May 11:23 The Hindu 6679535024975245321.html
Claire Foy and Matt Smith to perform socially-distanced play in empty theatre

They will reprise their roles in Lungs for an audience watching at home.

27 May 10:02 Shropshire Star 3480199993241321077.html
Claire Foy and Matt Smith to perform socially-distanced play in empty theatre

They will reprise their roles in Lungs for an audience watching at home.

27 May 10:03 Express & Star 7324224460787498613.html
Serie A meeting Italian government to discover fate of season

Clubs returned to group training on May 19.

27 May 10:57 Daily Nation 7421817125560928017.html
EU proposes $825-billion coronavirus recovery fund

The EU remains deeply divided over what conditions should be attached to the funds, and Wednesday’s proposal from the bloc’s executive arm is likely to set off weeks of wrangling

27 May 10:57 The Globe and Mail 68426411054299894.html
Sex workers reveal best positions they think may limit the spread of coronavirus

They also say sex workers should wear mouth and nose coverings at all times.

27 May 09:22 Metro 970161748455209817.html
Pandemic creating ‘lockdown generation’ as one in six youths stop work: UN

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused surging unemployment worldwide, but has hit young workers especially hard, forcing more than one in six people aged under 29 to stop working, the UN said Wednesday.

27 May 12:50 Hindustan Times 696565557862198649.html
“Pick for Britain” is a Smoke and Mirrors Campaign – Political Commentator

According to reports, the British economy could be set to suffer a five percent annual deficit by 2024, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Unemployment rates are...

27 May 15:29 Sputniknews 967333868936368579.html
Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the Himalayan border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region have accused each other of trespassing over the disputed border.

27 May 16:52 Reuters 8334514180022670990.html
2020 Children’s Day: NOA-FCT, BPW urge parents to educate youngsters living with disability on COVID-19 safety measures

 A call has been made to Nigerian parents and caregivers in the society to educate children living with disabilities on appropriate measures..

27 May 17:46 Vanguard News 4125100340359992957.html
Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

English football’s top flight conducted tests on 1,008 individuals over the course of Monday and Tuesday.

27 May 18:40 Express & Star 7324224459147883229.html
Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

English football’s top flight conducted tests on 1,008 individuals over the course of Monday and Tuesday.

27 May 18:40 Shropshire Star 3480199991601705693.html
Ivanka Trump wears face mask at delayed Nasa SpaceX launch after president mocked it as 'politically correct'

Ivanka Trump wore a facemask to the Nasa launch on Thursday a day after her father, Donald Trump, mocked the practice as being "politically correct". Ms Trump and her children wore the patterned

27 May 20:33 The Independent 2511519172445721983.html
Sonny Quitlong, grocery store and Post Office employee who ‘saw the best in everyone,’ dies of coronavirus

Mr. Quitlong immigrated to the United States after serving in the Philippine Army. For decades, he worked as a checker at a Safeway on Rainier Avenue, and as a mail...

27 May 18:17 The Seattle Times 9121942837715855088.html
Coronavirus latest: Four more positive tests in Premier League

English football's top flight conducted tests on 1,008 individuals over the course of Monday and Tuesday.

27 May 22:37 Sports Mole 7750663361518434625.html
Social media bias lawsuits keep failing in court

Sites have broad rights to ban users — Trump tweets notwithstanding.

27 May 21:43 The Verge 1337119304947097946.html
Joe Biden hires voting rights director, contrasting Trump's move to hinder mail-in ballots

The Biden campaign hired a senior staffer to aid in voter protection issues as the debate over absentee ballots comes to a head.

27 May 00:26 Washington Examiner 4625792332118925538.html
Electric vehicle makers battle the COVID-19 pandemic

Global EV sales will shrink this year, falling 18% to about 1.7 million units, according to BloombergNEF.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788927114446.html
India may need to pump $20 billion into coronavirus-hit state banks

The capital plans were still being discussed and a final decision could be taken in the second half of the fiscal year, a second government source said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963795054975.html
Some MPs have tested positive for coronavirus – Muntaka disputes Parliament’s claim

Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, has disputed a claim by Parliament’s Public Affairs Directorate that no Member of Parliament or staff of Parliament has tested positive for the Covid-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493949842953.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering' with US elections after fact checking warning | ZDNet

The US President also accused Twitter of 'stifling free speech'.

27 May 01:24 ZDNet 591556592341510442.html
British minister says 'move on' from rage over PM adviser Cummings' road trip

LONDON — A British minister said on Wednesday that it was time to “move on” after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser provoked outrage and widespread scorn by making a 400 km (250 mile) road trip during the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 08:16 National Post 4816958591240084424.html
UK Minister Says Move On From Rage Over Lockdown Trip Of Boris Johnson’s Aide Dominic Cummings

Dominic Cummings said he had acted reasonably and not broken the lockdown rules. (FILE) London: A British minister said on … UK Minister Says Move On From Rage Over Lockdown Trip Of Boris Johnson’s Aide Dominic Cummings Read More »

27 May 10:25 ISSCNC 6824315490752360299.html
Coronavirus testing not mandatory for maternal, newborn services, says Centre

The Union health ministry said that the government could now home deliver drugs for mother and child care and contraceptives in containment zones.

27 May 09:24 Scroll.in 8669301692640014149.html
The two things Kerr Neilson fears in pandemic

The fund manager knows his way through a crisis. This time he’s afraid of only two things: unlisted asset valuations and strongmen promises.

27 May 14:00 Australian Financial Review 3974284486500697455.html
Donald Trump threatens to shut social media companies after Twitter fact check

There is no evidence that Donald Trump has the ability to shut down social media networks, which are run by publicly traded companies and used by billions of people all over the world.

27 May 15:31 The Indian Express 2885715103974792606.html
Ford made its police SUV heat itself up to more than 133 degrees to kill the coronavirus

Ford worked with Ohio State and police departments to develop the tech. Ford has a longstanding relationship with law enforcement.

27 May 15:45 Yahoo 7097669638301375003.html
Ford made its police SUV heat itself up to more than 133 degrees to kill the coronavirus

If you’ve ever lived in a hot climate, you know what it can be like to enter a car that’s been parked for a while in the sun, and find that the steering wheel is smoldering to the touch and the cabin feels like a blast furnace.

27 May 15:45 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883059601823.html
Ford made its police SUV heat itself up to more than 133 degrees to kill the coronavirus

Ford worked with Ohio State and police departments to develop the tech. Ford has a longstanding relationship with law enforcement.

27 May 15:45 Business Insider 6060062400243929503.html
Ford made its police SUV heat itself up to more than 133 degrees to kill the coronavirus, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Ford worked with Ohio State and police departments to develop the tech. Ford has a longstanding relationship with law enforcement.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 15:45 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756475171231.html
Dow closes 550 points higher, as investors look past dismal economic data and escalating U.S.-China tensions

Major U.S. stock benchmarks roared higher Wednesday, despite the battered state of the economy and rising tensions between Beijing and Washington as...

27 May 20:43 MarketWatch 8975941549749364685.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media Thursday

President Trump is set to sign an executive order "pertaining to social media" on Thursday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday.She did not offer any further details.

27 May 23:56 TheHill 355432918272473925.html
US President Donald Trump warns that Hong Kong risks losing its special status as a financial hub

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial center if a proposed Chinese crackdown goes ahead, and promised a "very interesting" US response within days. The Chinese legislation would ban secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign

27 May 00:01 Yahoo 7097669637450144616.html
Disease Historian: US COVID Response “Incomprehensibly Incoherent”

Medical historian John Barry says that the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, especially due to President Trump, has been utterly incoherent.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510289223515061.html
Japan eyes fresh $1.1 trillion stimulus to combat pandemic pain

To fund the costs, Japan will issue an additional 31.9 trillion yen in government bonds under the second supplementary budget for the current fiscal year ending in March 2021, according to the draft.

27 May 03:28 The Indian Express 2885715104574672605.html
Trump urges end to lockdowns as US Covid-19 deaths near 100 000

Even as the United States approached the grim milestone of 100 000 Covid-19 deaths, President Donald Trump is continuing to pressurise state governors to reopen their economies.

27 May 05:29 News24 3752801376741343280.html
Coronavirus outbreak: CM Chouhan claims doubling rate of COVID-19 cases stands at 21 days

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said the doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in the state was at 21 days, which is better than the national average.

27 May 07:58 Oneindia 2023829372290700489.html
Coronavirus: Karnataka wants to reopen religious places from June 1, Yediyurappa writes to PM Modi

The chief minister said lots of permissions are needed before opening up.

27 May 07:33 Scroll.in 8669301692441740590.html
Social media creates wild fire in hills, Uttarakhand govt launches campaign

Photographs of forest fire turning wild in Uttarakhand took the attention of netizens and they began making a post on social media.

27 May 15:20 The Statesman 1191309781619126849.html
Military virus aid could look different if 2nd wave hits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that as the U.S. military prepares for another potential wave of the coronavirus, it may do things a bit differently, providing more...

27 May 17:39 The Seattle Times 9121942836867438991.html
Prison Reform Matters Now More Than Ever

The virus shows the need to reduce incarceration, but misplaced fears of crime stand in the way.

27 May 11:30 Bloomberg 4032480121269700192.html
Amid global pressure, China takes U-turn, says COVID-19 virus has ‘multiple origins’

In March, a draft proposal to the UNSC prepared by Estonia highlighted “growing concern about the unprecedented extent of the COVID-19 outbreak".

27 May 12:12 The Statesman 1191309781308233480.html
New Zealand discharges its last coronavirus patient from the hospital

New Zealand has discharged the last case of coronavirus in the country and recorded no new cases of COVID-19 for five days consecutively, ministry of health officials announced on Wednesday. The last coronavirus (COVID-19) patient to

27 May 16:23 LailasNews.com 2090029849167413219.html
Canada urged to lift Covid restrictions for NHL players

Canada's federal government has been urged to relax its coronavirus quarantine controls to boost Edmonton's chances of hosting part of the National Hockey League playoffs. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney made the request in a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday as the NHL announced it is considering Edmonton…

27 May 18:55 Japan Today 8582716285757250244.html
Tesla Cuts Prices In North America And China By Up To 6% To Ease Sales Slump

Tesla’s flagship Model S is one of the vehicles that are now thousands of dollars cheaper in a bid to encourage sales, after the pandemic cut demand for new cars.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532394135689.html
Major markets in Sekondi-Takoradi to be closed over surge in coronavirus numbers

Major markets in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis are expected to be closed down today for disinfection due to the rise in COVID-19 numbers in the region.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495824334508.html
Fears of coronavirus second wave prompt flu push at US pharmacies, drugmakers

US pharmacy chains are preparing a big push for flu vaccinations when the season kicks off in October, hoping to curb tens of thousands of serious cases that could coincide with a second wave of coronavirus infections.

27 May 06:19 Bdnews24 8119004128788859530.html
Coronavirus crisis: If 9/11 is a chapter, then COVID-19 is a whole book, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the crisis of coronavirus would change the existing structure and order in the world. He further said that the deadly virus is operated at the healthcare global structure levels.

27 May 06:05 Oneindia 2023829371140670689.html
Toronto officials to paint physical distancing circles in Trinity Bellwoods on Thursday; Ontario to take over management at five long-term care homes

Follow the latest Toronto news on coronavirus

27 May 08:47 NOW 7434691887271303771.html
COVID-19: FG, Shell, Eni await new date for $1.1bn Malabu court case in Italy — Investigation

BARELY, a week after the London court had dismissed the $1.1 billion Malabu case, involving the purchase of Oil Prospecting Licence

27 May 08:17 Vanguard News 4125100339146060726.html
"It's wonderful to see passion and creative energy," says Dezeen Awards 2020 judge Steve Trstenjak

As we count down the days to the Dezeen Awards 2020 deadline, Steve Trstenjak of Woods Bagot says that he’s hoping to see an "emphasis on sustainability."

27 May 08:00 Dezeen 1175672638688149777.html
Michel Barnier tells SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford European Union ‘open’ to Brexit delay

The European Union is "open" to a two-year Brexit delay, chief negotiator Michel Barnier has revealed amid continued deadlock.

27 May 12:58 The Courier 4275302767334908582.html
Pictures show life almost back to normal in the city where the pandemic began

Pictures of bustling night markets in Wuhan show life in the Chinese city starting to return to as it was before.

27 May 11:09 Metro 970161747424185463.html
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: AIFF says venues for mega event will be ready in time despite COVID-19 pandemic

Footballing activities in India is currently suspended due to the health crisis but Das said preparatory camp for the U-17 probables would start soon.

27 May 12:10 Firstpost 4760741713043094854.html
Coronavirus: Health authorities warn against returning to offices too soon

The ACT deputy chief health officer says people should still work from home where possible

27 May 14:30 The Canberra Times 8662394328645836888.html
COVID-19: Denmark develops robot to conduct coronavirus tests

It uses a 3D-printed disposable arm that is automatically swapped after every patient

27 May 17:04 Gulf News 2086521545126833872.html
5 killed in fire at Bangladesh coronavirus treatment tent

Fire swept through a tent set up outside a hospital in an upscale area of the Bangladeshi capital to treat people infected with the coronavirus, killing five people, an official said Wednesday.

27 May 19:19 Hindustan Times 696565557602531179.html
Tesla just cut its car prices by up to $5,000 to jump-start sales during the pandemic, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The Tesla Model X SUV and Model S sedan are $5,000 cheaper, while the Model 3 got a $2,000 cut. The move comes as COVID-19 tanks overall car sales.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 19:35 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756067664037.html
Tesla just cut its car prices by up to $5,000 to jump-start sales during the pandemic

Tesla has slashed pricing for its Model 3, Model X, and Model S models as the coronavirus pandemic ravages US car sales, as Reuters reports.

27 May 19:35 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882652094629.html
Four Charts That Show How Absentee Voting Is Skyrocketing In The Pandemic

Next Tuesday’s primaries pose the next big test for how voting will work in the pandemic. Of the several states...

27 May 21:55 Talking Points Memo 4598529366919394670.html
Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela has reached a deal with the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) to destine part of its gold in Bank of England accounts toward the purchase of food and medicine during the coronavirus pandemic, its central bank governor said on Wednesday.

27 May 23:07 Reuters 8334514180795270589.html
Zuckerberg Criticizes Twitter For Fact-Checking Trump Tweets

‘Private companies probably shouldn't be, especially these platform companies, shouldn't be in the position of doing that,’ he told Fox News.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530331238901.html
Twitter labels Trump's false claims with warning for first time

President rails against decision after his tweets on mail-in voting are marked with message: ‘Get the facts’

27 May 00:02 the Guardian 1491978796028479024.html
Makati City cops arrest 2 Chinese ‘doctors’ from illegal COVID-19 clinic

Two self-proclaimed doctors from China were arrested in Makati City yesterday for allegedly running a clinic that exclusively treated the suspects' compatriots, including COVID-19 patients Major Gideon Ines Jr, chief of the Makati police's...

27 May 02:42 Coconuts 8871564983850890063.html
Chinese researchers debunk theory that COVID-19 originated from Wuhan wet market

A leading Chinese virologist, whose mysterious disappearance sparked speculation about the novel coronavirus emanating from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), was for the first time interviewed on Tuesday on China's state television where she warned that such viruses are just the 'tip of the iceberg' and expressed

27 May 17:25 Oneindia 2023829370751312175.html
Only half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine: poll

More than two thirds of people 60 and older say they'd get vaccinated, compared with 40 per cent who are younger.

27 May 19:57 Australian Financial Review 3974284486915225938.html
Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> Congress voted today to toughen the U.S. response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities, adding another factor to the increasingly stormy relationship between the two countries.

27 May 22:08 Star-Advertiser 3439335387555465078.html
Pompeo tells Congress that US no longer considers Hong Kong to be autonomous

The US secretary of state said China’s actions were contrary to international law.

27 May 21:49 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774352122642.html
Pompeo tells Congress that US no longer considers Hong Kong to be autonomous

The US secretary of state said China’s actions were contrary to international law.

27 May 21:48 Shropshire Star 3480199992270541586.html
Reminder: Trump Signed into Law the Warrantless FISA Surveillance That He’s Railing Against

President Donald Trump positioned himself well to the left of the Democratic Party on Wednesday by threatening to veto a clean renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) being pushed by House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

27 May 21:02 Law & Crime 7990899038126922546.html
Coronavirus Refunds: AT&T DirecTV Customers Will Receive Credits For Sports Subscriptions

The DirecTV business of AT&T is providing MLS Direct Kick and MLB Extra Innings subscribers with credits for payments they have made for their plans.

27 May 23:44 PYMNTS.com 7357138825089927216.html
Richard Grenell accuses Politico of 'fake news' over report that he's joining Trump campaign

Former acting DNI Richard Grenell slammed Politico on Tuesday over its report that he was joining the Trump campaign, calling it "fake news."

27 May 00:56 Fox News 7362823820960931196.html
Ingraham: 'No good reason' to keep lockdowns in place except to hamstring economy ahead of election

Laura Ingraham opened Tuesday's "Ingraham Angle" by slamming Democrats, particularly proponents of coronavirus lockdowns, as Americans begin to benefit from the slow reopening of the country's economy.

27 May 03:42 Fox News 7362823819901786678.html
COVID-19: Most viruses, other germs do not spread easily on flights, says CDC

Most viruses and other germs do not spread easily on flights, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention has said in its COVID-19 guidelines which do not recommend following social

27 May 02:26 The Hans India 817019415748832076.html
COVID-19: Most viruses, other germs do not spread easily on flights, says CDC

However, air travellers were not risk-free specially in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

27 May 07:02 Gulf News 2086521545665968372.html
Poll slump hits UK’s Johnson in wake of Cummings scandal

LONDON, May 27 — Support for Boris Johnson has slumped by the sharpest fall for a Conservative party leader in a decade following the Dominic Cummings scandal, according to an opinion poll published today. As the prime minister prepares to be quizzed by senior MPs later today over his...

27 May 08:35 Malaymail 302165934508570190.html
Cong leader Rahul Gandhi calls Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray, says party stands firmly with state govt amidst COVID-19 crisis

In a phone conversation, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has assured Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that the party stands with the Maharashtra government amidst the coronavirus pandemic, and pledged full support to the state government.

27 May 07:23 DNA India 7533428661725175010.html
Karnataka News: Mosques, Churches, With Temples to Open For Public From June 1, Says CM Yediyurappa

The Karnataka CM said that his government was awaiting the Centre's permission regarding the same and that he had also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reopening of hotels in the state.

27 May 10:16 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084346753877.html
Mail ballot surge places Postal Service under spotlight

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed millions of voters to request their ballots by mail, a rapid increase that is likely to change the shape of the 2020 electorate and put incredible strain on an

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432918688713245.html
Twitterati Flip Out Over Karntaka Chief's Decision to Reopen Places of Worship Amid Pandemic

New Delhi (Sputnik): India has been witnessing a sharp spike in the number of COVID-19 cases despite a strict lockdown which has seen all places of worship in the...

27 May 09:30 Sputniknews 967333868549862120.html
Poll slump hits UK's Johnson in wake of Cummings scandal

As the prime minister prepares to be quizzed by senior MPs later Wednesday over his handling of the coronavirus crisis and the scandal, a YouGov poll for The Times newspaper showed the Conservative lead over the main opposition Labour party has been cut by nine points in a week.

27 May 16:55 The Jakarta Post 7678601103038772433.html
Boeing will lay off nearly 7,000 workers as the industry is decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The company described the layoffs as "the first," with more expected later in the year.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 15:32 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755749579801.html
Boeing will lay off nearly 7,000 workers as the industry is decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic

Boeing said on Wednesday that it will lay off 6,770 US employees, “the first” wave of an expected round of job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the aerospace sector.

27 May 15:32 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882334010393.html
Just half of Americans plan on getting Covid-19 vaccine, poll shows

The US could run up against another obstacle in its fight against coronavirus: vaccine refusal

27 May 17:30 the Guardian 1491978795549912598.html
Boeing to lay off more than 13,000 workers including 6,700 involuntary job cuts as the aerospace giant reels from coronavirus crisis

Boeing announced Wednesday it will lay off around 13,000 workers including 6,770 involuntary cuts while 5,520 staffers were accepted for voluntary severance packages.

27 May 21:16 Mail Online 124328110710906403.html
Thai parliament urged to pass record US$60 billion coronavirus stimulus bill

Thailand's premier on Wednesday urged parliament to approve the kingdom's biggest-ever stimulus package to revive an economy battered by ...

27 May 21:30 CNA 5644198862660353522.html
FG to ammend National Endowment for the Arts Act

The Federal Government is to ammend the Act establishing the National Endowment for the Arts, to better meet the demands of the creative..

27 May 21:41 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901192755391.html
Alberta mulls bill that would limit energy project approval time

The bill is part of a continuing government evaluation of the Alberta Energy Regulator, which the United Conservatives say is crucial to speeding up project approvals in the province

27 May 23:18 The Globe and Mail 68426411545864478.html
Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA - New Democrats joined forces Tuesday with the governing Liberals to waive normal House of Commons proceedings for another four months during the COV

27 May 00:34 iNFOnews.ca 6669504246169450621.html
WHO: Virus spread ‘still accelerating’ in Brazil, Peru, Chile

WASHINGTON, May 27 — International health authorities expressed concern yesterday over signs the spread of the new coronavirus is still accelerating in Brazil, Peru and Chile. “In South America, we are particularly concerned that the number of new cases reported last week in Brazil was the...

27 May 00:08 Malaymail 302165934985480687.html
Twitter is 'interfering' in US election, 'stifling' free speech, alleges Donald Trump

On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning phrase to two of Trump tweets that called mail-in ballots

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964076528436.html
No Country for Old People

Sweden did not set out to kill thousands of its older citizens. Nor did any country as COVID-19 swept across the globe. But Sweden’s…

27 May 00:00 Nautilus 4935054486039602776.html
Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

The proposed new national security laws triggered the first big street unrest in Hong Kong in months on Sunday

27 May 01:46 The Hindu 6679535025558774039.html
'We shouldn’t be in a hurry to name coronavirus-affected MPs – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has said nobody can unilaterally disclose the health status of another except the individual voluntarily does so.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493902152101.html
Predicting the course of US-China relations in the post Covid-19 era

Authors: Ayush Banerjee and Dhritiman Banerjee* The coronavirus pandemic is a natural threat to the geopolitical order. And it is needless to state that this majorly affects the currently international paradigm in a manner that the world has not seen before. Although there have been a few instances where pandemics have shaken the mortality rates, […]

27 May 05:30 Modern Diplomacy 4563921199486103410.html
Donald Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering' in US election

US President Donald Trump has alleged that Twitter is "interfering" in the US election and "completely stifling" free speech, after the social media network placed a fact-checking warning on one of

27 May 09:42 Deccan Herald 2027555796462983556.html
Stalin demands new TN budget for 2020-21 in view of pandemic

DMK president M.K. Stalin on Wednesday urged Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami to present a new budget for 2020-21 in view of the crisis caused to the financial health of the state by the COVID-1

27 May 11:11 The Hindu 6679535024965474354.html
Twitter is 'Interfering' in US Election, 'Stifling' Free Speech, Alleges Trump

US President Donald Trump has alleged that Twitter is "interfering" in the US election and 'completely stifling' free speech, after the social media

27 May 10:08 Greater Kashmir 4662909091299461560.html
Hong Kong Police Arrest 300 in Anti-China Protests

Thousands of fully armed riot police took the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday to crack down on multiple peaceful protests.

27 May 13:38 Breitbart 3148363492001034766.html
Chinese and French State-owned Enterprises Bid to Construct UK's Second Nuclear Reactor in UK

As the United Kingdom looks to revive its economy as it emerges from the coronavirus pandemic and pursues trade agreements after formally withdrawing from the European...

27 May 15:48 Sputniknews 967333868873270002.html
Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the Covid-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 363,800 people across the state as of Wednesday.

27 May 16:53 CNBC 7787100274958033303.html
Trump administration ends waivers in Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced that the U.S.

27 May 19:26 TheHill 355432918231929586.html
Health Ministry worried over possible Shavuot coronavirus outbreak - Inside Israel

Ministry officials concerned over 1-day doubling in number of new coronavirus infections, public behavior over extended holiday weekend.

27 May 23:01 Israel National News 5374683668744003370.html
Trump sounds warning over Hong Kong's future

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (May 26) warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial centre if ...

27 May 03:29 CNA 5644198863471083917.html
Coronavirus outbreak: Ukraine's football league to restart on Saturday

The Ukrainian Premier League will restart its season this weekend, in line with a gradual easing of the coronavirus-related lockdown measures in the country, its governing body said Tuesday. The

27 May 08:20 Deccan Herald 2027555796696053811.html
5 Ways The Pandemic Will Change The Future Of Tours

The coronavirus pandemic will change the future of tours and activities as companies figure out how to protect the health of their clients and restore their confidence.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531582876877.html
Most viruses do not spread easily on flights: CDC

Most viruses do not spread easily on flights: CDC. The CDC guidelines do not recommend following social distancing between 2 passengers inside a plane or keeping the middle seat unoccupied.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383315036816.html
Detroit ex-mayor Kilpatrick won't be leaving prison early

DETROIT — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption, has been turned down for home confinement during the coronavirus pandemic and won’t be leaving prison early, the government said Tuesday.

27 May 03:49 680News 8014034334097874214.html
Detroit ex-mayor Kilpatrick won't be leaving prison early

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption, has been turned down for home confinement during the coronavirus pandemic and won't be leaving prison early, the government said Tuesday. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons said it “reviewed and denied

27 May 03:45 Yahoo 7097669637872182817.html
India backs hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus prevention

NEW DELHI: India's top biomedical research body on Tuesday (May 26) backed the use of the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine as a preventive against ...

27 May 02:52 CNA 5644198863578865981.html
Chinese in Canada a target of increased hate during pandemic

Vancouver resident Trixie Ling recalls her disgust and anger after a passing stranger taunted her with racial and sexual slurs in early May. Then he spat on her face.

27 May 02:00 Digital Journal 4566489173284451679.html
Lift ban on church gatherings – CVM to government

The Citizen Voters Movement (CVM) has urged the government to lift the ban on public and social gatherings to enable the citizens to overcome the fear, panic, and psychological warfare created by this COVID-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495406462610.html
Coronavirus update: Why WHO put a pause on hydroxychloroquine trials

Coronavirus crisis: WHO is currently assessing the use of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients within the Solidarity Trial. The hydroxychloroquine arm of the trial has been paused as a precaution while the safety data is being reviewed.

27 May 04:16 Business Today 1145527431587000514.html
South African places of worship to reopen from June

Africa’s most industrialised economy has been largely shut since late March, when the government enforced restrictions to stem the spread of the coronavirus, which has so far infected 23,615 people

27 May 06:32 Africanews 6630243979039647239.html
Chinese in Canada a target of increased hate during pandemic

Spitting and violent attacks, to verbal assaults and vandalism of Chinese cultural sites

27 May 06:57 Gulf News 2086521545387707028.html
Coronavirus effect: UAE residents evicted over Eid, harassed due to unpaid rents

Landlords say they also have cheques to clear and thus must put tenants under pressure

27 May 06:08 Gulf News 2086521543652292531.html
EU’s Borrell: To weigh 'robust' message to China over Hong Kong issue

The European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Minister Josep Borrell said that the Union is considering weighing 'robust' message to China over the Hong Kon

27 May 05:44 FXStreet 4480975639301545181.html
Chinese in Canada a target of increased hate during pandemic

Vancouver police are investigating 29 anti-Asian incidents over the past two months, 7 times more than the same period last year

27 May 06:32 Rappler 1882105643176210524.html
Pandemic kills off GSFM volatility fund

The Triple3 Volatility Advantage Fund established in 2014 by respected fund manager and former Goldman Sachs options trader Simon Ho has been wound up.

27 May 06:42 Australian Financial Review 3974284486936495098.html
Facebook bans adverts from Muslim campaign group Cage which claim coronavirus is a punishment from god

London-based advocacy group Cage have been using Facebook and YouTube to raise £400,000 during Ramadan.

27 May 09:03 Mail Online 124328110708480928.html
Coatbridge care home's remorse over breach of Covid-19 social distancing rules

DJ's morale-boosting visit saw vulnerable residents dance together and share a microphone

27 May 08:30 dailyrecord 552235479357095404.html
Coronavirus news live - 209 dead and care worker accused of 'spreading germs'

Here, we bring you the live updates on the latest news, developments and guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic.

27 May 07:29 Metro 970161749112851267.html
Insecurity: Zamfara PDP hails Buhari on victory over banditry, crimes

At least for once, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is on the same page with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on a number of issues.

27 May 08:31 Legit 3764253650131721746.html
Singer Ed Sheeran’s Mother Imogen Shuts Down Her Jewellery Business Amid The Global Pandemic

The world has come to a standstill following the Coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed lives and led to the loss of jobs of many people across the globe. The latest we hear is, English singer and

27 May 09:51 Koimoi 5184275670585482411.html
Coronavirus pushes global credit rating downgrade threat to record high

A total of 1,287 of S&P's ratings are now on a downgrade warning.

27 May 11:07 The Economic Times 7653256038413407497.html
Coronavirus: Dundee Uni develops online art initiative to keep senior school pupils on course for higher education

Dundee University is in the midst of a creative online project to keep senior school pupils on course for art and design in higher education.

27 May 11:55 The Courier 4275302767719720455.html
Social distance fines in Northern Ireland drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The PSNI issued 30 penalties in May compared with 374 between the end of March and April 24.

27 May 10:03 Express & Star 7324224459330145598.html
Social distance fines in Northern Ireland drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The PSNI issued 30 penalties in May compared with 374 between the end of March and April 24.

27 May 10:02 Shropshire Star 3480199991783968062.html
Ford heats police cars to 133 degrees to break down coronavirus

The heat is on.

27 May 11:00 Mashable 5336625363094212908.html
Author Vikram Kapur on how the pandemic has made our lives go ‘online’

Vikram Kapur writes that the society that emerges after the pandemic promises to be one where humans are more reliant than ever on technology

27 May 10:45 The Hindu 6679535026225127859.html
The rise of digital taxes during a pandemic

 This measure could also become a new source of state revenue during the enormous tax relaxation given by the government to business sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 11:28 The Jakarta Post 7678601102990737889.html
Ontario extends emergency orders for COVID-19 pandemic until June 9

TORONTO — The provincial government is extending its emergency orders for COVID-19 until June 9. Premier Doug Ford said the extension is meant to keep people safe during the pandemic and to maintain progress in containing the coronavirus.

27 May 11:52 KitchenerToday.com 52741010676667218.html
Coronavirus fines in north drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The number of fines issued by the PSNI over social distancing rules dropped from nearly 400 to 30 in a month, it can be revealed.

27 May 12:00 The Irish News 993066474224995.html
Trump’s Convention Demand Comes Despite Charlotte Virus Surge

President Trump's demand for a full-capacity Republican convention in August is putting pressure on North Carolina health officials — and local Republicans — as coronavirus cases surge in the host county and statewide.

27 May 12:38 Courthouse News Service 1799505149154903651.html
Coronavirus pushes global credit rating downgrade threat to record high

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of companies or countries at risk of having their credit ratings cut has been pushed to an all-time high by the coronavirus pandemic, S&P Global analysis shows.

27 May 11:14 Reuters 8334514181290009081.html
Coronavirus movie trailer: Ram Gopal Varma’s new film trailer released amidst COVID-19 lockdown

As the nationwide count of cases has crossed 150,000, the filmmaker released a four-minute trailer of the Telugu film, which is centred on the story of a family in the lockdown.

27 May 13:53 The Financial Express 1288289581197936044.html
Immersive van Gogh to include social distancing circles

The five-storey digital art exhibition is taking a page from Toronto Public Health's playbook

27 May 12:57 NOW 7434691885404362222.html
Ice Cube: How Many Cops Have to Kill Black Americans 'Before We Strike Back?'

In the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, veteran rapper and actor Ice Cube asked how much more "crime" must police officers commit against black Americans "before we strike back?"  

27 May 13:09 Breitbart 3148363492775951308.html
Coronavirus: Vitality Netball Superleague 2020 season cancelled

The Vitality Netball Superleague 2020 season has been cancelled due to the continued impact of the coronavirus pandemic, England Netball has announced.

27 May 14:21 Sky Sports 7729859608933020502.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

27 May 14:17 Aljazeera 6642629761949079617.html
Trump Is a Problem That Twitter Cannot Fix

When a duly elected president is bent on spreading misinformation, tech companies can rein him in only so much.

27 May 15:40 The Atlantic 100708436170010546.html
The Indispensable Mr. Kadyrov? Questions About Chechen Leader's Health Prompt New Questions About Region's Future

He’s been Chechnya’s strongman ruler more than 13 years. Reports that he was hospitalized with COVID-19 have prompted a new round of questions: What happens when he’s gone?

27 May 14:53 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162793052059.html
Coronavirus in Delhi: COVID-19 death toll in national mounts to 303; highest spike of 792 cases

This is the first time in Delhi that over 700 COVID-19 cases have been reported in a day.

27 May 14:15 The Financial Express 1288289580681775292.html
Some countries are offering to pay tourists to visit after coronavirus

With flights grounded and borders closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, several countries are offering to pay tourists to visit once the crisis is over, according to a report. In Italy, travelers to

27 May 13:13 New York Post 7654946767916852976.html
Matt Smith and Claire Foy to star in socially-distanced play to save Old Vic

Tickets will be sold to raise money to save the theatre.

27 May 15:03 Metro 970161748951055106.html
Pompeo Declares Hong Kong No Longer Autonomous From China

It now falls to Trump to decide to end some, all or none of the economic privileges Hong Kong currently enjoys.

27 May 16:52 HuffPost 5982769914939508348.html
Fed's Bullard: US has seen worst of economic fallout from coronavirus crisis

"Could be well that the US has seen the worst of the economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis," St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard

27 May 18:18 FXStreet 4480975638290131005.html
Donald Trump calls reporter who wore face mask to ask question 'politically correct'

Donald Trump has called a reporter who insisted on wearing a face mask while asking a question “politically correct” as his clash with Joe Biden over whether to wear one escalated. The US president denied he was mocking Mr Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, for wearing a mask at a recent

27 May 17:59 Yahoo 7097669638210210361.html
Coronavirus wrap: Four positive tests in PL as Morgan has T20 World Cup doubts

English football’s top flight conducted tests on 1,008 individuals over the course of Monday and Tuesday.

27 May 18:43 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773860402803.html
A Closer Look at Federal COVID Contractors Reveals Inexperience, Fraud Accusations, and a Weapons Dealer Operating Out of Someone’s House

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

27 May 19:25 Msn 1509165514261870520.html
U.N. nuclear watchdog plans delayed board meeting because of coronavirus

VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s 35-nation board plans to hold next month’s quarterly meeting a week later than originally planned and mainly by video link because of the coronavirus pandemic, the board’s chairwoman told member states on Wednesday.

27 May 19:03 Reuters 8334514181215327103.html
Four positive Coronavirus tests from three Premier League clubs after latest testing

It's been reported that there have been four more positive Coronavirus tests in the Premier League...

27 May 18:01 CaughtOffside 8169236757797880390.html
Another cruise crew member in coronavirus limbo dies of apparent suicide

A cruise ship crew member died last week of self-inflicted harm, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday as it confirmed the latest in a series of apparent suicides among such workers trapped at sea because of the coronavirus pandemic. A 32-year-old Filipino worker on a ship called Scarlet Lady, the…

27 May 19:40 Japan Today 8582716287003887181.html
EU governments ban malaria drug for COVID-19, trial paused as safety fears grow

PARIS/LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - European governments moved on Wednesday to halt the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients, and a second global trial was suspended, further blows to hopes for a treatment promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump.

27 May 20:04 Reuters 8334514179826684468.html
$20 trillion recession to come? Impact of Coronavirus on the world economy

Of course, there was no way that anybody could have predicted what was to come in terms of the global shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 21:52 New Vision 9103146372722021802.html
Another cruise crew member in coronavirus limbo dies of apparent suicide

A cruise ship crew member died last week of self-inflicted harm, the US Coast Guard said Wednesday as it confirmed the latest in a series of apparent suicides among such workers trapped at sea because of the coronavirus pandemic. A 32-year-old Filipino worker on a ship called Scarlet Lady, the only

27 May 21:33 Yahoo 7097669638610032311.html
More people are dining out as states reopen — but don’t expect more activity until there’s a coronavirus vaccine and Americans are putting off medical care due to coronavirus fears

Wednesday’s top personal finance stories

27 May 22:29 MarketWatch 8975941548161798238.html
A family-run circus has been stranded for 2 months in a Spanish town because of the coronavirus lockdown, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Performers with the Raluy Legacy Circus have begun livestreaming their act for free and using their costuming skills to make face masks.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 22:11 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755555841557.html
A family-run circus has been stranded for 2 months in a Spanish town because of the coronavirus lockdown

Performers with the Raluy Legacy Circus have begun livestreaming their act for free and using their costuming skills to make face masks.

27 May 22:11 Business Insider 6060062399324599829.html
Brits are encouraged to donate their unwanted gadgets to help disadvantaged families who have no way to connect to the internet during the coronavirus lockdown

UK device owners are being encouraged to donate working tablets and smartphones that they no longer need to help those without access to technology in lockdown.

27 May 23:01 Mail Online 124328112212586071.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Twitter has for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by United States President Donald Trump.

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080542321646.html
India should avoid understanding Beijing through 'biased' US lens, says Chinese strategic analyst

In the article, he also accused India of starting the latest standoff, alleging that it was a

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965016802250.html
Coronavirus: LaLiga gets green light for Monday and Friday matches this season

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has told LaLiga it will permit matches being played on ...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977829598782.html
UK junior minister resigns over Dominic Cummings row

Johnson's embattled Chief Strategy Adviser faced a volley of hostile questions from the media on Monday evening when Downing Street took the unusual step for a staffer to address his own press conference amid growing anger from all sides of the political spectrum, including Johnson's own Conservative Party

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788149122411.html
Coronavirus recovery rate in India rises to over 42%, nearly 65,000 cured from COVID-19

Punjab showed one of the best recovery rates in India, over 90% people were cured from the disease.India registered one of the lowest COVID-19 fatality rates in the world, the health ministry said

27 May 05:00 Livemint 6614605818759188805.html
Trump tweets are now labelled as “potentially misleading”

On the 26th May, Twitter labeled two tweets from United States President Donald Trump as “potentially misleading”. This is the first time Twitter has fact-checked the president, after announcing last month that they would remove tweets making unverified claims that could “incite people to action and cause widespread panic, social unrest or large-scale disorder”.

27 May 05:59 SoyaCincau.com 3698931832591327398.html
Why Trump has an issue with mail-in voting

Voting by mail in its old-fashioned version has traditionally been Republican speciality

27 May 08:06 Gulf News 2086521543707886598.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by US President Donald Trump, warning his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers.

27 May 07:46 The Jakarta Post 7678601103704743222.html
Video clip claims no arrangements on ground for coronavirus patients: HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt stand

The man — Dharmendra Bhardwaj — has alleged in the video that “tall claims” of both the governments regarding arrangements for coronavirus patients “are far from true on the ground”

27 May 07:49 The Hindu 6679535024714774175.html
Salaries get chopped for many Americans who manage to keep jobs

Americans taking pay cuts 'might have little, and in some cases maybe nothing, left over after that for discretionary purchases'

27 May 13:32 Livemint 6614605819535070179.html
Coronavirus: LaLiga gets green light for Monday and Friday matches this season

LaLiga matches will be allowed to take place on Monday and Friday nights in order to bring the 2019-20 season to a conclusion.

27 May 14:50 sportskeeda 1601194029173715162.html
SpaceX on cusp of launching astronauts, back on home turf

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX was on the cusp of launching NASA astronauts into orbit Wednesday, a first for a private company and a giant leap forward for the booming business of space travel.

27 May 14:31 KitchenerToday.com 52741010504258907.html
'Tone deaf' for council to spend $95,000 on social media coordinator hire as thousands out of work: councillor

A city councillor is wondering why Vancouver is cutting an expected funding boost in street cleaning to, instead, spend $95,000 dollars hiring someone to handle social media in the city manager's office 

27 May 17:07 City NEWS 1130 5858657120358169368.html
Refusing to Wear a Mask Is an Empty Act of Defiance

Those who reject facial coverings during the pandemic do so amid broad consensus about what public safety demands.

27 May 19:17 The Atlantic 100708436868974360.html
German minister warns of far-right threat as anti-Semitic crime jumps

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of anti-Semitic crimes committed in Germany rose last year by 13%, Interior Minster Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday, laying the blame squarely on right-wing radicals.

27 May 18:49 Reuters 8334514180202774289.html
Disney Plans Phased Reopening Of Parks For Mid-July

Disney has announced July reopening dates for its theme parks, complete with expected social distancing and cleanliness guidelines.

27 May 21:51 PYMNTS.com 7357138826490754910.html
Belarus volunteers plug gaps in supplies to virus-hit medics

Young men in dark hoodies and tracksuit bottoms form a human chain to pass down black sacks from a storeroom and pile them in the back of a car.

27 May 02:20 Digital Journal 4566489173289268589.html
‘Russia passed COVID-19 peak’, says Putin; Orders World War II victory parade next month

After peaking in mid-May at more than 11,000 new cases per day, the number of daily infections has dropped below 9,000.

27 May 03:46 The Statesman 1191309781177692206.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets with fact-checking warning

Apparently, the President's tweets aren't always factually accurate

27 May 07:59 Metro 970161747695846493.html
South Korea reports highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days

3,600 people at a facility are being tested after 36 cases were traced back to it.

27 May 13:04 DAWN.COM 4500271768355797283.html
Lesotho’s new leader faces enormous hurdles ensuring peace and political stability

Majoro’s installation as Prime Minister is welcome. But it does not guarantee much needed political stability in an era of complex coalition politics in which none of Lesotho’s parties has a clear majority.

27 May 13:29 News24 3752801377417170422.html
How leadership in various countries has affected COVID-19 response effectiveness

Countries across the globe responded differently to the pandemic, and results show a difference in effectiveness as well.

27 May 12:21 The Conversation 6012421227692943680.html
Arizona leaders write letter to care facilities asking for COVID-19 info

Four Arizona representatives sent letters to nursing facilities Tuesday, asking them to independently provide coronavirus case information.

27 May 14:36 ABC15 Arizona 911680911268321511.html
Coronavirus Vaccine development: Big success for GBRC! Decodes 131 genome sequences of SARS-CoV-2

The GBRC became the second institute in India after National Institute of Virology Pune, to decode the entire genome sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 on April 15.

27 May 14:24 The Financial Express 1288289580595251069.html
Roland Garros planning for fans not empty seats

Roland Garros chiefs insisted Wednesday that the French Open, delayed until September due to the coronavirus, will have fans attending even with social distancing rules.

27 May 18:27 The Citizen 410802301905056713.html
Iran changes tack in Iraqi politics after Soleimani assassination

Two diplomats are quietly leading Iran's push to influence politics in Iraq, in a departure from the more blunt enforcement employed by Qassem ...

27 May 23:31 CNA 5644198863304371997.html
Roland Garros planning for fans, not empty seats

PARIS, May 28 — Roland Garros chiefs insisted Wednesday that the French Open, delayed until September due to the coronavirus, will have fans attending even with social distancing rules. The claycourt Grand Slam, which should now have been into its first week under its traditional schedule, was...

27 May 22:16 Malaymail 302165934671165552.html
Texas Supreme Court Halts Expansion Of Mail-In Voting

Voters can’t cite a lack of immunity to the coronavirus as a reason for getting a mail-in ballot, the court ruled.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531673966446.html
Parliament incensed over media reports of MPs contracting coronavirus

Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Hon Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has described as speculative and untrue, media report that 2 Members of Parliament and 13 staff have tested positive for Covid19 following the mass testing last week of MPs and staff for the virus.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494896920269.html
Why Dominic Cummings should be asked whether he believes Covid-19 leaked from a Chinese lab

The No 10 adviser’s blog suggests he may subscribe to the theory being used by the US right to whip up hostility towards China.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183412407819.html
Female artists star in $263m Sotheby's sale

A trove of works by women artists will feature prominently in Sotheby's first post-pandemic live sale in July, which already has $263m worth or art consigned.

27 May 01:03 Australian Financial Review 3974284487521586101.html
PA records no new cases of coronavirus - Middle East

PA “health minister” says no new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries is 483.

27 May 06:40 Israel National News 5374683668877861327.html
Saudi Arabia to end virus curfew next month

But the kingdom is yet to make any announcement about Haj.

27 May 06:34 DAWN.COM 4500271767487769041.html
The Hidden Flaws of Voting by Mail: Why GOP Sues California Governor Newsom

The vote-by-mail initiative pushed ahead by Democratic-controlled California has prompted a new wave of partisan strife with the Republicans over potential voter fraud....

27 May 04:55 Sputniknews 967333868758192533.html
Geopolitical time bomb ticks under market rally

Rising geopolitical tensions, especially between the US and China, could test the muscular global rally and hopes for a V-shaped economic recovery.

27 May 07:19 Australian Financial Review 3974284487450888230.html
Stranded overseas, Chinese vent anger on aviation regulator

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese citizens, stranded abroad after the coronavirus pandemic caused thousands of flight cancellations, are taking their anger out on China’s aviation regulator.

27 May 08:36 Reuters 8334514180825604812.html
Stranded overseas, Chinese vent anger on aviation regulator

Chinese citizens, stranded abroad after the coronavirus pandemic caused thousands of flight cancellations, are taking their anger out on China's ...

27 May 17:23 CNA 5644198864265146298.html
US President Donald Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China

The United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to mediate or arbitrate between India and China to help the two neighbouring nations resolve the boundary dispute, which once again

27 May 17:55 Deccan Herald 2027555797464743481.html
Panel’s mantra of ease of doing business

NT NETWORK Panaji With the tight financial position of the state practically ruling out any kind of relief package, the economic revival committee in its

27 May 17:21 The Navhind Times 3656927214712942040.html
US coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

WASHINGTON, May 28 — The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally yesterday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns. About 1,400 Americans have...

27 May 23:03 Malaymail 302165935505006565.html
McConnell Contradicts Trump, Says There’s ‘No Stigma’ In Wearing A Mask

The president has criticized reporters for wearing masks and consistently refused to wear one at public events.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531837892981.html
Rupee slips 8 paise to 75.74 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee depreciated 8 paise to 75.74 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday as market participants were concerned about rising tensions between Washington and Beijing in the wake of

27 May 11:12 Deccan Herald 2027555796738935211.html
Tulsi Gabbard Drops Defamation Suit Against Hillary Clinton, Cites Need to Defeat Trump

Former Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) withdrew her defamation lawsuit against former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday.

27 May 22:23 Sputniknews 967333868143151876.html
Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975613000168.html
Trade War 2.0 or worse? Trump strips Hong Kong of it's special trading status, dramatically escalating US-China tensions

In a move that will almost certainly have an impact on global consumer tech supply chains, US President Donald Trump's administration dramatically escalated simmering tensions with China by revoking Hong Kong's special trade status.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089179850020.html
Trade War 2.0 or worse? Trump strips Hong Kong of its special trading status, dramatically escalating US-China tensions

In a move that will almost certainly have an impact on global consumer tech supply chains, US President Donald Trump's administration dramatically escalated simmering tensions with China by revoking Hong Kong's special trade status.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089916882177.html
US offers to mediate between China, India on border row

The US on Wednesday revealed that it has offered to mediate in the ongoing standoff between India and China at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566946225918.html
The Media And Masks: A Confusing Narrative For Americans

The benefit of the mask, “comes not from shielding the mouths of the healthy but from covering the mouths of people already infected.” This unambiguous scientific message of communal responsibility remains absent from mainstream media which continues to divide Americans over the mask.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532386074714.html
Confusion in Parliament over MPs’ coronavirus test results

Parliament seems to have shifted its position that no Members of Parliament and staff of the Parliament Service tested positive for COVID-19 during a mass testing exercise.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495778694098.html