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Brazil reports over 1,000 virus deaths, 16,000 cases

Total case count in world's second worst-hit countr­y crosse­s 390,000, death toll nears 25,000

27 May 08:16 The Express Tribune 1105816787882963808.html
Spain starts 10 days of mourning

The Spanish government has declared 10 days of mourning, starting on Wednesday, for the nearly 27,000 people who have died from coronavirus in Spain, the longest official mourning period in the country's four-decade-old democracy, the Guardian writes. Fla...

27 May 05:00 EUobserver 625925298893195188.html
China says will act against foreign interference to Hong Kong law

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will take necessary countermeasures to foreign interference regarding the new Hong Kong security legislation being deliberated, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

27 May 07:40 Reuters 8334514181265973300.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
Trump says he’ll be back for delayed SpaceX rocket launch

President Trump has confirmed he will be back in Florida on Saturday after Wednesday’s highly anticipated SpaceX rocket launch was canceled due to bad weather. “Thank you to @NASA and

27 May 22:38 New York Post 7654946767999100443.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
Annual Mela Kher Bhavani at Tulmul Cancelled

The annual Kheer Bhawani Mela and Yatra, scheduled for May 30, will not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the J&K Dharmarth Trust, here on Wednesday

27 May 17:55 Kashmir Observer 1268422870397008850.html
France says resumed Brexit talks going badly

PARIS (Reuters) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday that Brexit talks, which have resumed following an interruption caused by the coronavirus crisis, were not going well.

27 May 17:07 Reuters 8334514180192352017.html
Four positives in latest Premier League coronavirus tests

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Four players tested positive for coronavirus in the latest batch of tests conducted by the English Premier League and announced on Wednesday.

27 May 17:46 Reuters 8334514181113804228.html
Greek Theatre cancels 2020 season amid uncertainty over coronavirus restrictions

The storied Greek Theatre is canceling its 2020 season for the first time in 90 years, the facility announced Tuesday.

27 May 06:19 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010441683158219.html
Elon Musk's SpaceX raises $346 million ahead of debut astronaut mission

US Presid­ent Donald Trump will be among the specta­tors at Kenned­y Space Center to witnes­s the launch­

27 May 08:12 The Express Tribune 1105816785965145695.html
Doctors test positive for coronavirus in Cuttack, Odisha – Firstpostofindia

For the first time in Odisha, a doctor has tested positive for coronavirus infection here, a senior official said here on Tuesday. 

27 May 03:07 First Post Of India 844080066656141220.html
Gunmen on motorcycles kill two Pakistani policemen in Islamabad

Attack reportedly claimed by Hizbul Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban

27 May 05:41 The Globe and Mail 68426409793075113.html
Twitter Has Not Fact-checked Adam Schiff's False Claims of 'Russian Collusion'

Twitter's new policy evidently does not extend to Democrats like Adam Schiff, who claimed Russian "collusion" even after the Mueller report.

27 May 04:04 Breitbart 3148363491714024568.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
Zimbabwe's coronavirus cases double in a day to 132: government

HARARE (Reuters) - The number of coronavirus cases in Zimbabwe has more than doubled to 132 over the past 24 hours, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

27 May 17:24 Reuters 8334514180514232481.html
Schools, colleges still not allowed to open: MHA

All educational institutions have been shut since mid-March -- some of them from March 25 when the nationwide lockdown started -- to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 05:00 The Indian Express 2885715104761956313.html
Four positives in latest Premier League coronavirus tests

Since players returned to limited group training on Tuesday, 12 positive tests for the virus have been confirmed at England’s top-flight clubs.

27 May 18:48 The Indian Express 2885715105172027584.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
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
Over 16,000 virus tests conducted daily, will ramp up capacity: Ashok Gehlot

The Rajasthan authorities are conducting over 16,000 coronavirus tests daily and the capacity will be ramped up with the establishment of more laboratories in the state, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

27 May 18:29 Deccan Herald 2027555797312419393.html
E-pass not needed for passengers moving to or from airport: Mumbai Police

The domestic flights were allowed to operate by the Central government, with reasonable restrictions, from May 25

27 May 09:16 Business-Standard 1502508925486072306.html
Italy records 117 new coronavirus deaths, 584 new cases

ROME (Reuters) - Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 117 on Wednesday, against 78 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases climbed to 584 from 397 on Tuesday.

27 May 17:02 Reuters 8334514180761801395.html
Germany can't confirm Merkel will attend G7 in person: spokeswoman

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel cannot confirm her physical presence at an envisaged summit of the Group of Seven (G7) in the United States yet, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday, adding that this would depend on how the coronavirus pandemic develops.

27 May 12:12 Reuters 8334514180108180736.html
Covid-19: 7 new cases in China, 19 in South Korea

Overal­l count since the countr­y's first case on Januar­y 25 is now up to 11,275, includ­ing 269 deaths­

27 May 08:16 The Express Tribune 1105816787517210941.html
Mexico hits new virus record of over 500 deaths reported in a day

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

27 May 08:25 Nagalandpost 3019528211666780986.html
Zimbabwe Records 76 Cases of Coronavirus in One Day

The 76 new cases have been recorded in Beitbridge, Masvingo and Harare. All new cases except one have been recorded from returnees from South Africa and Botswana. Only one case is a local transmission.”

27 May 19:28 VOA Zimbabwe 262570846644698587.html
Sawant writes to Centre on Goans stuck abroad

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government has written to the Union civil aviation ministry and the ministry of external affairs requesting them to arrange sp

27 May 17:23 The Navhind Times 3656927215610599741.html
Coronavirus cases in India breach 150,000-mark; toll reaches 4,337

A total of 6,387 new cases of coronavirus infection and 170 deaths were reported till Wednesday 8 am, according to the ministry's data.

27 May 21:24 Business-Standard 1502508925678751935.html
Sony Is Planning a PS5 Conference For As Early As Next Week

Sony is planning a digital event to showcase games for its next-generation PlayStation 5 that may take place as early as next week, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. Bloomberg reports: The virtual event could be held June 3, though some people also cautioned that plans have b...

27 May 07:20 games.slashdot.org 6157059597203539531.html
Bulgaria to reopen restaurants, bars and cafes on June 1

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria will allow restaurants, bars and cafes to reopen at full capacity on Monday as the Balkan country further eased restrictions imposed in mid-March to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

27 May 06:11 Reuters 8334514181266320667.html
FG to release guidelines on school reopening - Boss Mustapha

Following lockdown of schools due to covid-19, FG has disclosed that it would soon roll out course of action for the reopening of these learning institutions.

27 May 17:12 Legit 3764253651209873201.html
Covid-19: Wike cancels lockdown in Rivers, imposes statewide curfew

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has cancelled his earlier decision to resume lockdown of some parts of the state, imposing a statewide curfew instead.

27 May 09:00 Legit 3764253651120000123.html
Brian Stelter Denies CNN Tries to Deplatform People

CNN media reporter Brian Stelter claimed Tuesday that his network does not attempt to "deplatform" people.

27 May 03:07 Breitbart 3148363492163148395.html
COVID-19: 875 people commit suicide during lockdown in Nepal

The country has been under lockdown, against coronavirus disease, since March 24.

27 May 08:27 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729301186111379.html
Coronavirus: NCDC announces 276 new cases, total soars to 8,344

Fresh 276 cases of Covid-19 have been announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday, bringing the total infection to 8,344, with 16 new deaths.

27 May 08:58 Legit 3764253650283791277.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
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
FG to release guidelines on school reopening - Boss Mustapha

Following lockdown of schools due to covid-19, FG has disclosed that it would soon roll out course of action for the reopening of these learning institutions.

27 May 23:22 Legit 3764253650604192076.html
Allow reopening of religious places: Yediyurappa appeals to Centre

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting that Karnataka be allowed to reopen temples, mosques, churches and other religious places.

27 May 06:18 Oneindia 2023829372099269556.html
Head of UK ‘test and trace’ system warns won’t be ‘world-class’ at start

Programme to avert new spike in coronavirus infections set to launch on Thursday

27 May 18:55 Ft 707176889593156827.html
Sainsbury's massive sale starts today with clothes for £1

Sainsbury's up to 70% off sale launches across stores today with huge savings to be made

27 May 04:00 Liverpool Echo 7727211173883539184.html
Trump says Justice Dept. probing death of unarmed black man in Minneapolis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the Justice Department and the FBI are investigating the case of an unarmed black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis.

27 May 23:02 Reuters 8334514181372153758.html
US Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary returns to work after recovering from COVID-19

After Miller tested positive for the coronavirus on May 8, the White House implemented a new policy that required West Wing staff to wear face masks.

27 May 04:54 The Statesman 1191309782471812396.html
Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 350,000 mark

US has most confir­med cases, highes­t death toll in world, accord­ing to data compil­ed by Johns Hopkin­s Univer­sity

27 May 06:35 The Express Tribune 1105816786032298210.html
"Move on" says British PM, as row over adviser Cummings persists

By William James and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a

27 May 22:41 Firstpost 4760741713502205847.html
TDP announces Rs 50,000 to LG Polymer victims

TDP announced Rs 50,000 for each deceased in the LG Polymers gas leak tragedy. 12 people died in this incident and all of them will get the benefit from TDP.

27 May 07:03 The Hans India 817019414915173144.html
Tunisian football to restart in August behind closed doors

The Tunisian football championship will resume its season, in August behind closed doors, the Tunisian football federation has announced.

27 May 19:16 Sport 682566034336951360.html
Fear Engulfs City Hall After Officer Tests Positive For COVID-19

Fear has engulfed City Hall after an officer in the procurement department tested positive for Coronavirus.At least 10 officers have been urged to test for the virus and isolate following the posi

27 May 17:08 KahawaTungu 3304128541855696810.html
FG considers morning, afternoon classes in reopening of schools

Amid coronavirus pandemic, the federal government says it is considering morning, afternoon classes over school reopening. This was disclosed by Emeka Nwajiuba.

27 May 18:07 Legit 3764253650122657713.html
Ravi Shankar Prasad hits out at Rahul Gandhi, says Congress-ruled states imposed lockdown first

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday had said the aim and purpose of the nationwide lockdown has “failed” and asked the Centre to spell out its strategy now to contain the spread of coronavirus.

27 May 09:38 The Indian Express 2885715105357034433.html
Panama to relax coronavirus measures in second stage of re-opening

PANAMA CITY  – The Panama government said on Tuesday that in June it will start to relax some measures imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, permitting sectors such as construction, nonmetallic mining and pharmaceuticals to resume operations.

27 May 03:41 First Post Of India 844080067722495803.html
Air corridors can kickstart post-virus tourism – U.N. agency

The World Tourism Organization proposes that tourists be allowed to travel between countries at low risk of coronavirus contagion

27 May 23:00 Rappler 1882105642780515210.html
Felix Auger-Aliassime returning to court at Ultimate Tennis Showdown in June

The planned event will be held without spectators at the tennis academy of Patrick Mouratoglou, the coach of Serena Williams

27 May 17:19 The Globe and Mail 68426409653501114.html
Covid-19: ‘Full lockdown damaging, will have a new world after the outbreak,’ says Rahul Gandhi

The former Congress president told two public health experts that the sooner India gets out of the lockdown, the better it will be.

27 May 07:25 Scroll.in 8669301693720593297.html
Putin, Saudi crown prince agree further coordination on oil output cuts - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman agreed during a telephone call on further

27 May 18:36 Firstpost 4760741712553003288.html
Ryanair calls on State to end ‘ineffective’ quarantine for overseas travellers

O’Leary says Republic should follow other EU countries and lift restriction from July 1st

27 May 04:00 The Irish Times 8204772967597748613.html
New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday a draft blueprint on safely starting travel between New Zealand and Australia will be presented to both governments in early June.

27 May 04:01 Reuters 8334514180857805560.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
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
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
Beyond food rations: Six ways India can ensure nutrition security for its most vulnerable people

The country has adequate stockpiles of foodgrain. But how can it ensure a varied diet for its people during this crisis?

27 May 07:00 Scroll.in 8669301693662898288.html
'Overall stable and controllable': Amid continuing standoff, China on situation at India border

China on Wednesday said that the situation at the border with India is 'overall stable and controllable,' and both the countries have proper mechanisms and communication channels to resolve the issues through a dialogue and consultation.

27 May 08:40 Oneindia 2023829372648683417.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
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
HK arrests protesters ahead of controversial law discussion

 At least 15 people were arrested here on Wednesday by security forces, who have been deployed in greater numbers on the streets in recent hours, ahead of a controversial bill criminalising disrespect to the Chinese anthem being presented before in the Legislative Council.

27 May 08:25 Nagalandpost 3019528212978021165.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
Panama to relax coronavirus measures in 2nd stage of re-opening

PANAMA CITY — The Panama government said on Tuesday that in June it will start to relax some measures imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, permitting sectors such as construction, nonmetallic mining and pharmaceuticals to resume operations.

27 May 03:03 National Post 4816958592299983856.html
Schools, colleges still not allowed to open: MHA

 No decision has been taken on opening of schools and colleges and all education institutions across the country are still prohibited to open, the Union Home Ministry said Tuesday night. The

27 May 01:36 Deccan Herald 2027555796821678410.html
One step closer to kick-off: English Premier League clubs return to contact training

Premier League clubs on Wednesday voted unanimously to return to contact training, as the English top flight moved a step closer to a resumption.

27 May 23:23 The New Daily 5848147786826934629.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
IndiGo grounds crew for 14 days after passenger on Chennai-Coimbatore flight tests Covid-19 positive

This is the first case of a passenger testing positive after domestic flight services resumed on Monday.

27 May 03:20 Scroll.in 8669301694093051548.html
COVID-19: Ondo sets date to reopen worship centres

Akeredolu gave the directive in Akure on Wednesday during a press conference on update of coronavirus pandemic at the Government House.

27 May 21:36 The Eagle Online 1463511649527349197.html
Surrey optimistic cricket will resume this summer as club keep an eye on 2021

Professional cricket is on hold until at least July 1.

27 May 21:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775132525800.html
Surrey optimistic cricket will resume this summer as club keep an eye on 2021

Professional cricket is on hold until at least July 1.

27 May 21:02 Express & Star 7324224459462653558.html
Rupee settles 5 paise lower at 75.71 against US dollar

The rupee opened weak.

27 May 05:28 The Hindu 6679535026193566585.html
New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday a draft blueprint on safely starting travel between New Zealand and Australia will be presented to both governments in early June. The neighbors have been discussing the possibility of a travel bubble between them as both have slowed the spread of…

27 May 04:58 Japan Today 8582716287240236775.html
Pakistan Considers Reimposing Lockdown After Eid Celebrations

Pakistan may be forced to reinstate a coronavirus lockdown amid a surge in new cases following the end of the Eid al-Fitr.

27 May 17:52 Breitbart 3148363491324828215.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
After WHO, France puts ban on hydroxychloroquine

Under the new French rules, the drug can be used only in clinical trials to test its efficacy against coronavirus

27 May 17:12 The Asian Age 2126266545842261417.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
Panama to relax coronavirus measures in second stage of re-opening

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The Panama government said on Tuesday that in June it will start to relax some measures imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, permitting sectors such as construction, nonmetallic mining and pharmaceuticals to resume operations.

27 May 03:05 Reuters 8334514181770185437.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
KCCI Urges Govt To Evacuate Kashmiris Stranded Abroad

The KCCI on Wednesday urged government to evacuate hundreds of Kashmiris stranded in various foreign countries due to coronavirus lockdown

27 May 17:58 Kashmir Observer 1268422869745263056.html
Moscow to ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions from Monday: mayor

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Wednesday announced an easing of the Russian capital's coronavirus lockdown starting June 1, including the reopening of non-food shops. "Today we can already talk

27 May 22:03 Deccan Herald 2027555797207918259.html
India backs hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 prevention despite WHO suspension

Indian Counci­l of Medica­l Resear­ch says it should be contin­ued becaus­e there is no harm

27 May 17:12 The Express Tribune 1105816787778122642.html
All Covid-19 tests at four League of Ireland clubs return negative

FAI confirm no positive cases as Bohemians, Dundalk, Derry City or Shamrock Rovers

27 May 17:45 The Irish Times 8204772968457220304.html
Karnataka Likely To Open Religious Places From 1 June, Has Sought Centre’s Nod

Religious sites have been shut across the country since 24 March with the announcement of lockdown.

27 May 15:45 Swarajya 4977622830223523737.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
Supreme Court query on free Covid-19 treatment

A PIL had sought a directive to the government to ensure that private and corporate hospitals are restrained from fleecing patients

27 May 18:57 The Telegraph 2864094128809870926.html
Japanese Police Finally Arrest Suspect For Kyoto Animation Arson

Today in Kyoto, police finally arrested 42-year-old Shinji Aoba for allegedly carrying out last year’s Kyoto Animation arson attack. The authorities waited until Aoba recovered from his own serious burns before placing him in police custody....

27 May 19:56 Kotaku Australia 2018810246641073556.html
Reports | 2020 T20 World Cup likely to be postponed to 2022; India to host 2021 edition

After a meeting with various member boards, ICC have come to the conclusion that they will postpone the 2020 edition of the T20 World Cup, which was scheduled to be played in Australia, to 2022. Meanwhile, it has also been reported that India, as planned earlier, will host the 2021 edition.

27 May 05:02 SportsCafe 5688863086475548387.html
Watch live: NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts to space

NASA and SpaceX are set to launch astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking the first time the U.S. will send humans into space since the retirement of the space shuttle in

27 May 16:00 TheHill 355432919266837388.html
Amid Tensions With India And US, Xi Jinping Tells Chinese Military To Scale Up Battle Preparedness

Jinping directed the military to resolutely safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests.

27 May 09:05 Swarajya 4977622828547557616.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
Quest Diagnostics offers U.S. employers coronavirus testing as workers return

(Reuters) - Quest Diagnostics Inc on Wednesday started offering blood tests, temperature monitoring and other tailored services to U.S. employers as they attempt to reopen factories and offices after months under coronavirus-led lockdowns.

27 May 17:12 Reuters 8334514181329420840.html
Vacation rentals around the world have jumped 127% since early April in a sign that people are slowly starting to travel again

A surge in domestic tourism is fueling a rebound in short-term rentals as states begin to ease lockdowns, according to data from AirDNA.

27 May 21:58 Business Insider 6060062400573550686.html
Doctors use GPS, dinghies to screen Greek islands for virus

SIKINOS, Greece — Using dinghies, GPS and a portable refrigerator, doctors deployed by Greece’s national public health agency have launched a coronavirus testing drive on the country’s Aegean

27 May 21:14 New York Post 7654946767763580845.html
PDP reacts to hostilities between President Buhari's cabinet members

PDP in a statement on Tuesday, May 26, signed by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbodiyan, stated that the Buhari-led government has become disorganised and chaotic.

27 May 18:13 Legit 3764253649898678542.html
Alarm As Mathare Accounts For 33 Of 123 New Cases Of Covid-19 Confirmed In Kenya

Kenya has confirmed 123 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours raising the national tally to 1,471.Addressing the nation during the daily Covid-19 update from Afya Hous

27 May 12:24 KahawaTungu 3304128542651262232.html
Vacation rentals around the world have jumped 127% since early April in a sign that people are slowly starting to travel again, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - A surge in domestic tourism is fueling a rebound in short-term rentals as states begin to ease lockdowns, according to data from AirDNA.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 21:58 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756804792414.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
'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
'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
Govt says lockdown period used to ramp up health infrastructure required for COVID-19 management

As of May 27, 930 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals with 1,58,747 Isolation beds, 20,355 ICU beds and 69,076 oxygen supported beds are available in the country, the government said.

27 May 17:32 DNA India 7533428662186919873.html
Ireland may decide next week to speed up reopening plan

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland may next week speed up the reopening of its economy if coronavirus infections remain low, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday, though its chief medical officer said he was likely to advise against any such move.

27 May 17:56 Reuters 8334514179795890599.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
Test, track and trace to start from tomorrow

The PM made the announcement as he faced a grilling from senior MPs over the Dominic Cummings scandal.

27 May 16:41 Metro 970161748802694029.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
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
Facebook reportedly had evidence that its algorithms were dividing people, but top executives killed or weakened proposed solutions

Despite internal research finding that Facebook's platform encouraged polarization, Mark Zuckerberg and other execs nixed proposals to fix things.

27 May 18:02 Business Insider 6060062399421565135.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
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
Sri Lankan leader representing people of Indian origin passes away

Armugam Thondaman, a former minister who played a vital role in Sri Lanka's citizenship for the Indian-origin people working in the tea plantations in the country in the mid 1980s, has died. He was

27 May 18:21 Deccan Herald 2027555796226478038.html
US death toll from Covid-19 passes 100,000 as Americans emerge from lockdown

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans…

27 May 22:26 France 24 5635134571728926352.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
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
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
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
Megabus will resume service in and out of NYC next week

Megabus will resume its budget bus service between New York City and Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. next week, the company announced. Even as the Big Apple remains on coronavirus

27 May 19:59 New York Post 7654946768702045655.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
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
Russia postpones July BRICS summit due to coronavirus

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it has decided to postpone the summit of the BRICS nations, initially scheduled to be held in St.

27 May 22:40 Firstpost 4760741713291231374.html
Surrey optimistic cricket will resume this summer as club keep an eye on 2021

Professional cricket is on hold until at least July 1.

27 May 21:02 Shropshire Star 3480199991916476022.html
Mobile gaming is on the rise as people are stuck inside — and on their phones

Players turn to mobile for a quick pick-me-up.

27 May 13:00 The Verge 1337119304915022949.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
CNBC Hosts Get Into Shouting Match Over COVID: '100,000 People Died!'

"100,000 people died, Joe, and all you did was try to help your friend, the president," Andrew Ross Sorkin yells at "Squawk Box" cohost Joe Kernen

27 May 23:02 TheWrap 2361432283183341374.html
Health workers not ready to deal with virus

As the coronavirus spreads, the spotlight now shifts to preparedness in hospitals across the country.

27 May 04:00 Daily Nation 7421817125734183621.html
Facebook reportedly had evidence that its algorithms were dividing people, but top executives killed or weakened proposed solutions, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Despite internal research finding that Facebook's platform encouraged polarization, Mark Zuckerberg and other execs nixed proposals to fix things.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 18:02 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755652806863.html
AP Secretariat on Corona Alert

On the other side, Andhra Pradesh Government is likely to conduct Corona tests to all the 3,000 staff working in the AP Secretariat.

27 May 09:00 MIRCHI9 6041804859628490632.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
Passenger on Alliance Air’s Delhi-Ludhiana flight tests positive for coronavirus

The flight was operated on May 25, when domestic flight services resumed after remaining grounded for two months due to the nationwide lockdown to prevent spreading of coronavirus infections.

27 May 17:17 The Financial Express 1288289580284142352.html
Donald Trump: 'OBAMAGATE MAKES WATERGATE LOOK LIKE SMALL POTATOES!'

President Donald Trump continued to raise questions about former President Barack Obama spying on his campaign during the 2016 election.

27 May 13:03 Breitbart 3148363492718726536.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
Bank of Montreal profit slumps more than 50% as credit losses loom

Bank of Montreal set aside $1.12-billion for future loan losses, up sharply from $176-million a year earlier

27 May 10:11 The Globe and Mail 68426410585208099.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
Amazon in advanced talks to buy self-driving startup Zoox: WSJ

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is in advanced talks to buy self-driving startup Zoox Inc, in a move that would expand the e-commerce giant's reach in autonomous-vehicle technology, the Wall Street Journal reported on.wsj.com/36wXJUV on Tuesday.

27 May 01:20 Reuters 8334514181531918517.html
Parents free to relocate to seek childcare like Cummings did, says minister

Robert Jenrick says there will be no review of past fines for acting in similar way to PM’s aide

27 May 09:06 the Guardian 1491978794901879669.html
Noida Authority launches 'doctor-on-call' facility; here's how to avail

With the help of the "doctor-on-call" facility, citizens will be able to reach doctors with just a phone call.

27 May 07:53 DNA India 7533428662865481889.html
Nizamuddin Markaz: Delhi Police to chargesheet 280 foreign visitors who attended Tablighi Jamaat event

Earlier this month, the Crime Branch had collected several documents related to the funding of Tablighi Jamaat members

27 May 06:03 DNA India 7533428662057918996.html
Rupee settles 5 paise lower at 75.71 against US dollar

The rupee depreciated 5 paise to settle at 75.71 (provisional) against the US dollar on Wednesday, as market participants were concerned about rising tensions between the US and China amid coronavirus

27 May 09:32 The Hindu 6679535026027585249.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
Irish coronavirus reproduction rate falls

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The average number of people in Ireland infected by someone who has tested positive for the new coronavirus has fallen to 0.4 to 0.5 in the first set of data taking account of a gradual easing of restrictions, Health Minister Simon Harris said on Wednesday.

27 May 14:44 Reuters 8334514181562525761.html
IPL would be a great fit if T20 World Cup is delayed: Cummins

Australia's premier pacer Pat Cummins on Wednesday said that the Indian Premier League would be a "great fit" for the October window if the T20 World Cup is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 17:07 Deccan Herald 2027555797207699510.html
Children’s Day: Janet Afolabi, Apomu queen, distributes noodles, masks to kids

Janet Afolabi, the Olori of Apomu town in Osun, has distributed noodles and facemasks to indigent kids towards marking the 2020 Children's Day in the state.

27 May 09:56 TheCable Lifestyle 3194590662315253635.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
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
Gold prices hit two-week low on optimism around reopening of economies

Spot gold dipped 0.3 per cent to $1,705.94 per ounce by 0502 GMT, after hitting its lowest level since May 13

27 May 09:08 Business-Standard 1502508925918444823.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
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
SM Foundation provides safety gear for Marawi frontliners

THE COVID-19 crisis has been ongoing for several months now globally and across the country. This has been harder for the Marawi residents who are still trying to get back on their feet after the Marawi siege.

27 May 09:40 Journal Online 6375127392848281589.html
“Move on” says British PM, as row over adviser Cummings persists

LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage for taking a long-distance drive during the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 18:44 Daily Maverick 2373996788800581314.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
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
Gold prices hit two-week low on optimism around reopening of economies; US-China tensions temper losses

Gold prices touched a two-week low on Wednesday due to optimism around the reopening of several economies, but increasing Sino-US frictions over Beijing’s proposed security law for Hong Kong tempered losses

27 May 08:32 Firstpost 4760741713281444100.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
Sreelekha, Kerala’s first woman DGP, to head Fire & Rescue Services Department

Sreelekha is at present the Transport Commissioner.

27 May 18:13 The Indian Express 2885715103842505190.html
U.S. considering suspension of Hong Kong's special tariff rates: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering suspending Hong Kong’s preferential tariff rates for exports to the United States as part of its response to China’s plan to impose national security laws on the former British colony, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

27 May 17:58 Reuters 8334514181591646882.html
Central, state govts should apologise to nation for migrant workers' conditions: SP leader

Leader of Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly and senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ramgovind Chaudhary asked the central and state governments on Wednesday to study the apex court order on the

27 May 17:02 Deccan Herald 2027555796822618002.html
Four more people at three Premier League clubs test positive for coronavirus

Players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate for a period of seven days.

27 May 18:52 The42 5369852631140827314.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
Regional mining equipment, technology, service companies targeted with innovation accelerator program

"When those mines in Victoria expand, it means they can get in there getting those business opportunities."

27 May 08:00 The Courier 3604583735679811671.html
Man breaks into bank to heat up Hot Pockets: ‘Hell yeah it was worth it’

A California man was busted for breaking into a bank so he could use its microwave to heat up Hot Pockets on Wednesday — and he doesn’t regret a thing. “Hell yeah it was worth

27 May 21:41 New York Post 7654946767587722890.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
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
Trump on hand to watch historic SpaceX rocket launch

President Trump arrived in Florida Wednesday afternoon to watch the historic SpaceX rocket launch — which is set to send the first Americans into orbit from US soil in nearly a decade. Trump

27 May 19:35 New York Post 7654946768169552625.html
New Jersey hits testing benchmark, plans stronger contact tracing next month

“We are far better equipped to deal with a second wave than we … were for the first wave,” said Gov. Phil Murphy Wednesday.

27 May 22:33 POLITICO 3493784591216718014.html
Monkey Spotted Walking On Top Of Shelves Inside Hospital Operation Theater In Port-Of-Spain

When medics of Port-of-Spain General Hospital resume elective surgeries, they found a wild monkey roaming about an operation theatre.

27 May 08:53 Storypick 1893184248226995776.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
UK government hopeful to get go-ahead for schools reopening: PM's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government hopes it will get the go-ahead from scientists to proceed with the return of some pupils to schools on June 1 and be able to work on ways to increase social contact, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said.

27 May 12:02 Reuters 8334514179735344448.html
US to take action against China over Hong Kong this week, says Trump

US President Donald Trump said that his administration is preparing action against China this week over its efforts to impose national security laws on Hong Kong.

27 May 04:18 India Today 4286117813994770273.html
D.C. Mayor Lifts Stay-at-Home Order to Begin Phased Reopening

The nation's capital will begin a phased reopening on Friday, announced Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday.

27 May 22:36 Breitbart 3148363491833768450.html
Rupee slips 8 paise to 75.74 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee opened weak at 75.72 at the interbank forex market and then fell further to 75.74, down 8 paise over its last close.

27 May 05:24 The Indian Express 2885715105719708925.html
Workplace reforms are ‘worth it’, says ACTU boss Sally McManus

Unions, employers and government will work together on industrial relations reforms to help kickstart the economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 09:20 The New Daily 5848147785967599795.html
NASA astronauts strap in for historic SpaceX rocket launch

Two NASA astronauts were being strapped in for a historic SpaceX rocket launch Wednesday afternoon — but the weather could still derail their trip. Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken rolled up inside

27 May 18:29 New York Post 7654946769114747821.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
Students can give board exams in states they are stuck amid lockdown: Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

Students appearing for the pending CBSE Class 10 & 12 examinations can do so from their current place of residence, instead of traveling back to their boarding schools several hundreds of kilometers

27 May 18:15 Deccan Herald 2027555796777715832.html
Swiss aim to restore free movement within Schengen zone by July 6

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government wants to restore free movement of people with other Schengen zone member countries by July 6, it said on Wednesday, further easing restrictions on public life as the novel coronavirus outbreak shows signs of ebbing.

27 May 13:06 Reuters 8334514180311658837.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
Tareen asks govt to acknowledge his payments to sugarcane farmers

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Jahangir Khan Tareen on Wednesday said that he would be grateful if the government spokespersons acknowledge the farmer compensation figures from 2017-18

27 May 19:55 Pakistan Today 6621510369611966444.html
Oil slips on demand worries, Hong Kong tensions

Brent crude futures fell 21 cents, or 0.6%, to $35.96 by 0120 GMT. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 31 cents, or 0.9%, at $34.04 a barrel.

27 May 06:13 The Indian Express 2885715104407461247.html
Pakistan will not stand by and let another Gujarat happen: Qureshi

FM reiter­ates Islama­bad's commit­ment agains­t anti-Muslim sentim­ents in India

27 May 06:41 The Express Tribune 1105816787215691611.html
Centre may extend lockdown after May 31

Agencies New Delhi The central government is likely to extend the lockdown in some form by another two weeks after May 31 to stop the spread of coronaviru

27 May 17:24 The Navhind Times 3656927215340314194.html
Why Avis and Hertz Stock Just Popped, but Latam Airlines Dropped

A bullish pronouncement from JPMorgan's CEO just helped double the share price of bankrupt Hertz.

27 May 18:19 The Motley Fool 2231313657744668727.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
Russia postpones July BRICS summit due to coronavirus

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it has decided to postpone the summit of the BRICS nations, initially scheduled to be held in St. Petersburg in July, due to the spread of the coronavirus.

27 May 19:02 Reuters 8334514180057854091.html
India records 6,387 more COVID-19 cases; tally reaches 1,51,767

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

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568172017313.html
Oil slides on OPEC, Russia uncertainty

Russia is sending mixed signals ahead of the meeting in less than two weeks between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies.

27 May 21:32 Australian Financial Review 3974284486370641947.html
Fire at South Mumbai hotel, 25 doctors rescued

The blaze erupted on the second floor of Hotel Fortune, in Dhobi Talao.

27 May 19:57 The Indian Express 2885715105308623825.html
Nizamuddin Markaz case: Delhi Police to file 15 chargesheets against 294 foreigners who attended Tablighi Jamaat meet

Delhi Police will file 15 chargesheets against 294 foreign nationals in the Saket court today in connection with the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Markaz in Delhi's Nizamuddin area

27 May 10:17 Firstpost 4760741712342942803.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
When will schools, colleges reopen? Here's clarification from Centre

New guidelines issued by the central government pertaining to Lockdown 4.0 remain enforced.

27 May 04:43 DNA India 7533428662593527418.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
Dana White confirms Henry Cejudo retired, Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo targeted for vacant bantamweight title

According to the UFC president, bantamweight champ Henry Cejudo is done fighting, and former featherweight champ Jose Aldo and Petr Yan will get the first shot at the vacant belt.

27 May 23:24 MMA FIGHTING 2898528044078752014.html
Happy Birthday Nitin Gadkari: 5 things to know about the Union Minister

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, turns 63 today.

27 May 06:22 Free Press Journal 9080771787636261838.html
Lagarde: It’s even worse than we thought

ECB president supports more public spending as milder economic predictions are ‘out of date.’

27 May 09:38 POLITICO 2584151345739671650.html
Myer Ballarat shoppers evacuated onto Sturt Street

Ballarat's Myer store has been evacuated on its first day back since the end of March.

27 May 07:26 The Courier 3604583735338075256.html
IPL would be a great fit if T20 World Cup gets postponed: Pat Cummins

There is speculation that the IPL 2020 might be conducted in October-November if the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia is postponed

27 May 10:39 Business-Standard 1502508925894442287.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
Gru and Minions urge handwashing, fun at home in new coronavirus public service announcement

(Reuters) - Gru and the popular yellow Minions from the animated “Despicable Me” movie franchise are urging people to keep their distance to help fight the spread of the novel coronavirus in a new public service announcement unveiled on Wednesday.

27 May 18:54 Reuters 8334514180939326757.html
COVID-19: Still no deaths in Mpumalanga, SA cases at 24,264

The virus has not claimed in Mpumalanga, with the province's confirmed cases at 103.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106534244116.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
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
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
Sofia Kenin, Sloane Stephens to compete in World TeamTennis season which plans to have fans

If World TeamTennis gets its way, Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens could be among the first tennis players to compete in front of fans after the coronavirus pandemic prompted lockdowns

27 May 04:41 Firstpost 4760741713476229529.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
'Animal abuser' arrested for 'kicking chicken like a football player'

A witness told authorities that Chew kicked the bird in a way resembling a football field goal, which done with a running start.

27 May 16:40 Metro 970161748470170073.html
Coronavirus Update: India’s Covid-19 Tally Tops 1.5 Lakh With 6,387 New Cases; Here’s The Latest State-Wise Breakup

The total number of active cases in the country has also increased to 83,004.

27 May 09:22 Swarajya 4977622829824838539.html
Women's soccer league plans first US team sport return

The National Women's Soccer League is set to become the first US team sport league to return from the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 19:32 Sport 682566035949148109.html
Russia reports 101 medic deaths from virus

Russia said Tuesday that at least 101 medics have died from coronavirus in the first such official announcement, while an online tally compiled by doctors gives a far higher figure. "Last Friday 101

27 May 05:34 Deccan Herald 2027555797218987139.html
UCO Bank slashes lending rate by 40 basis points, MSME loans to get cheaper

The government expects banks to reduce lending rates, which is required to kick start the economy hit hard by the coronavirus-forced lockdown, among other factors

27 May 18:27 Business-Standard 1502508924593288390.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
Goa to scale up COVID testing capacity

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said  the state’s testing capacity for the COVID-19 pandemic is around 1,000 samples pe

27 May 17:21 The Navhind Times 3656927214064481224.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
Mumbai: 25 rescued after fire breaks at Hotel Fortune on Marine Lines

A fire broke out at a hotel in Mumbai late on Wednesday night. The fire was reported at Hotel Fortune which is located in Dhobi Talao neighbourhood of Marine Lines. According to latest updates, at ;east 25 people have been rescued.

27 May 18:42 India Today 4286117812916430094.html
South Korea examines first suspected cases of Covid-linked syndrome in kids

The syndrome has raised fears that COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus, could pose a greater risk to children than had been understood

27 May 17:00 The Asian Age 2126266544079427376.html
Boeing Layoffs 2020: 9 Things for BA Stock Investors to Know

Boeing (BA) president and CEO Dave Calhoun announced on Wednesday that involuntary layoffs are starting at the airplane manufacturer.

27 May 18:39 InvestorPlace 24614509264519869.html
COVID-19: Kogi finally joins the list as Nigeria records 389 cases — highest daily toll

Exactly three months after the index COVID-19 case in Nigeria, the country has had its highest daily toll ever, and with Kogi state recording its first two cases. An Italian

27 May 22:55 TheCable 7513571674023607524.html
Huawei CFO is one crucial step closer to being extradited to the US

A Canadian court has ruled that Huawei's financial chief Meng Wanzhou is eligible for extradition.

27 May 19:40 Engadget 96641516491000440.html
Brain Freeze: Biden Misstates Dates of D-Day, Delaware Independence

Joe Biden told supporters during a campaign livestream on Wednesday that D-Day occurred on "December the 7th." | Politics

27 May 21:54 Breitbart 3148363492665119917.html
EPL teams approve contact training as players’ fears linger

MANCHESTER, England — The Premier League is on course to restart next month after clubs approved plans on Wednesday to resume contact training even as some players are concerned about taking to the field again during the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 08:28 Sportsnet.ca 4293652946501548125.html
Lockdown plight: Labourers who sold goats for a flight ticket will finally fly home

IndiGo has agreed to help the three to fly from Mumbai after their flight was cancelled.

27 May 07:06 The Economic Times 7653256036437810302.html
Kenney says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta has been among the world leaders in staunching the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, but at a staggering financial cost the province cannot afford to repeat should there be a second wave.

27 May 20:40 BNN 3833521689280142606.html
World Rugby rejects invitational tournament proposal to help struggling unions

Former RFU chief executive Francis Baron drew up a financial rescue plan involving a 16-team invitational tournament to be held in the UK next year.

27 May 19:55 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774090623535.html
World Rugby rejects invitational tournament proposal to help struggling unions

Former RFU chief executive Francis Baron drew up a financial rescue plan involving a 16-team invitational tournament to be held in the UK next year.

27 May 19:54 Express & Star 7324224460726093578.html
Gold hits 2-week low on optimism around reopening of economies

Spot gold dipped 0.3% to $1,705.94 per ounce by 0502 GMT, after hitting its lowest level since May 13 of $1,703.40 earlier in the session. US gold futures were down 0.6% to $1,695.80.

27 May 08:33 The Indian Express 2885715105063783640.html
AT&T launches HBO Max, vying with Netflix, others for quarantine viewing

(Reuters) - AT&T’s WarnerMedia division launches its HBO Max streaming service on Wednesday, taking on Netflix, Disney and Amazon at a time when coronavirus lockdowns have boosted demand for streaming even as rising unemployment has cut disposable incomes.

27 May 17:42 Reuters 8334514179757164199.html
Asian shares slip as new Hong Kong tensions rise

Hong Kong shares led declines among major regional indexes, with Hang Seng falling 0.46%, though it kept a bit of distance from a two-month low touched on Monday. MSCI's ex-Japan Asia-Pacific index lost 0.12%, with mainland Chinese shares down a similar amount.

27 May 05:05 The Indian Express 2885715104518529551.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump's tweets with a fact-check warning.

27 May 02:29 India Today 4286117814173980898.html
New lockdown plans 'to be announced tomorrow'

It is likely to give the all-clear for schools to begin reopening next week.

27 May 15:30 Metro 970161748432257793.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
S&P Global Reports Record Number of Potential Downgrades

In total, 1,287 of S&P’s ratings are now on a downgrade warning, more than in April 2009.

27 May 21:06 The Motley Fool 2231313657858111264.html
Lifting league trophy without fans would be strange: Henderson

Lifting the English Premier League trophy without fans there to see it would be a “pretty strange” experience, Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson has said. Liverpool need just six points from their remaining nine games to win the league for the first time in 30 years, but...

27 May 21:25 thenewpaper 2217039561825466810.html
Amazon In Advanced Talks To Buy Self-Driving-Car Tech Company Zoox

Amazon is in advanced talks to buy Zoox in a move that would expand the e-commerce giant's reach in autonomous-vehicle technology. The Wall Street Journal reports: The companies are discussing a deal that would value Zoox at less than the $3.2 billion it achieved in a funding round in 2018, accordi...

27 May 08:30 slashdot.org 7963433142207272909.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
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
New ‘Hunger Games’ book sells more than 500,000 copies

NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after the “Hunger Games” series had apparently ended, readers were clearly ready for more. Suzanne Collins' “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” sold more...

27 May 17:28 The Seattle Times 9121942837616055307.html
Fall in air pollution from traffic since Covid-19 restrictions

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, nitrogen dioxide levels have dropped in tandem with the sharp fall in car use over the past months.

27 May 11:11 TheJournal.ie 6446904417420537312.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
Telangana government undecided on opening of hotels

The Telangana government is still undecided on whether or not to permit opening of restaurants in the State though the hoteliers say that they would ensure social distancing norms

27 May 20:28 The Hans India 817019414032536395.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
‘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
Players still wary as EPL returns to full-squad training

Twenty clubs have received clearance for players to work together as a squad as restrictions are eased across England.

27 May 23:17 Brisbane Times 2314609339606098116.html
Players still wary as EPL returns to full-squad training

Twenty clubs have received clearance for players to work together as a squad as restrictions are eased across England.

27 May 23:17 The Age 7967730562587025604.html
China praises Russian FM comments slamming US over interference in HK

China totally agrees with and speaks highly of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's comments that Hong Kong affairs are China's domestic issue, and the US response to the proposed national security law on Hong Kong exposes its sense of superiority, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a press conference on Wednesday.

27 May 17:44 Global Times 7829414519926952433.html
Alberta’s Jason Kenney says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Kenney says the key to prevention will be ramped up testing, border screening and a focus on the protecting the highest risk group – seniors and those with underlying conditions

27 May 20:23 The Globe and Mail 68426411224816036.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
COMEDK UGET 2020: Application date extended till 30 May; exam for admission to Karnataka's medical, engineering, dental colleges on 26 June

The consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) has announced that it will conduct the Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) 2020 on 26 June

27 May 09:52 Firstpost 4760741711685179239.html
COVID-19: TN sees biggest single day spike of 817 cases

In the biggest single day spike, Tamil Nadu reported 817 fresh COVID-19 cases, which included 138 returnees from Maharashtra, on Wednesday pushing the infection count to 18,545 while six more deaths were recorded. With three men and an equal number of women succumbing to the virus, the fatalities

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783231888194425.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
China stocks fall on rising Sino-U.S. tensions, economic worries

SHANGHAI — China stocks fell on Wednesday as rising Sino-U.S. tensions and lingering worries over the coronavirus damage on the economy curbed risk appetite.

27 May 07:44 Financial Post 2379081493748316890.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
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
COVID-19: WHO can’t dictate to us, says FG

Olorunnimbe Mamora, minister of state for health, says the World Health Organisation cannot dictate to Nigeria on the steps to take in the fight against COVID-19. On Monday, WHO had

27 May 21:26 TheCable 7513571675943655379.html
Players still wary as EPL returns to full-squad training

Twenty clubs have received clearance for players to work together as a squad as restrictions are eased across England.

27 May 23:17 WAtoday 6806590900052287684.html
Sony may reveal a first crop of PS5 games on June 3rd

You might only need to wait one more week to get your first look at PS5 exclusives.

27 May 16:09 Engadget 96641515193293345.html
Job losses continue to mount in US despite reopenings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.1 million Americans out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, stoking fears Thursday that...

27 May 23:50 The Seattle Times 9121942837720541975.html
Pelosi: We Want 'Every Eligible Voter' to Get a Ballot Mailed to Them, Return Postage Paid

Tuesday, during an appearance on MSNBC's "All In," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) laid out her vision for a vote-by-mail scheme incentivized by the | Clips

27 May 04:38 Breitbart 3148363491233869455.html
UFC and boxing cleared to return in Vegas

The Nevada Athletic Commission agreed to allow two shows from both sports next month.

27 May 22:02 Brisbane Times 2314609338515636073.html
UFC and boxing cleared to return in Vegas

The Nevada Athletic Commission agreed to allow two shows from both sports next month.

27 May 22:02 The Age 7967730561496563561.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
Japan enacts law toughening regulations on tech giants

The Diet enacted a law Wednesday requiring major technology companies to be more transparent, falling in line with other countries in toughening regulations on industry giants such as Google LLC and Amazon.com Inc. Companies that operate e-commerce websites and apps will be required to submit reports on their business practices…

27 May 21:33 Japan Today 8582716286287787654.html
'Over 800 children have tested positive for Covid-19 in Sindh'

Wahab cautio­ns people, says still not too late to be carefu­l

27 May 12:43 The Express Tribune 1105816787687822730.html
Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded jet

Boeing is cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry. And the aircraft maker says more cuts are coming.

27 May 23:56 KitchenerToday.com 52741010035991156.html
Suspect arrested over deadly arson attack at Japanese animation studio: Report

He is also accused of attempted murder over the injuries of 34 people, and possessing knives on the street without legitimate reasons, in violation of Japan's strict laws on weapons.

27 May 05:28 The Statesman 1191309781005595272.html
UFC and boxing cleared to return in Vegas

The Nevada Athletic Commission agreed to allow two shows from both sports next month.

27 May 22:02 WAtoday 6806590898961825641.html
Italy PM meeting with allies fails to break Atlantia deadlock

ROME (Reuters) - A meeting between Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and coalition allies on Wednesday to try settle a row over Atlantia’s motorway business yielded no progress, two government sources said.

27 May 19:06 Reuters 8334514181469635365.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
Toulouse players become latest in Top 14 to agree to pay cuts for next season

The 20-time French champions’ current squad will take a hit of up to 15% on their salaries in 2020/21.

27 May 18:15 The42 5369852630882109855.html
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, who has promoted conspiracy theories about mail-in-voting fraud, voted by mail 11 times over the past 10 years

Like his press secretary, Trump also votes by mail in Florida, despite his false claims about fraud.

27 May 17:54 Business Insider 6060062400887786294.html
Kano's district head of Dambatta, Wada Waziri, is dead

Kano State has lost another traditional ruler with the death on Wednesday of the Sarkin Ban Bichi, Wada Waziri.Mr Waziri died at the age of 80

27 May 18:35 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300700186615.html
Delhi LG Office employee tests positive for Covid-19: Sources

The LG Secretariat spreads to two parts, which includes the bungalow where around 40 officials works.The bungalow where staff members sit is being disinfected by authorities, sources said

27 May 18:17 Livemint 6614605818942930056.html
World Rugby rejects invitational tournament proposal to help struggling unions

Former RFU chief executive Francis Baron drew up a financial rescue plan involving a 16-team invitational tournament to be held in the UK next year.

27 May 19:54 Shropshire Star 3480199993179916042.html
CDC Warns of Increasingly Aggressive Rodents Looking For New Food Sources

New submitter Way Smarter Than You shares a report from The Seattle Times: Humans aren't the only ones hankering for the days they could dine out at their cities' restaurants: Some rats that miss feasting on the scraps are becoming increasingly brazen to find new food sources, the Centers for Disea...

27 May 06:00 science.slashdot.org 3975130316091890604.html
Chevron Corp sees up to 15% reduction in positions amid Covid-19 crisis

Most of the reductions will take place this year, according to an internal memo said.

27 May 21:34 Business-Standard 1502508925099444826.html
A's, Dodgers cut employees' salaries amid pandemic

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland A’s announced cost-cutting moves Tuesday in response to baseball’s ongoing shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 05:30 National Post 4816958591414443220.html
Trump Threatens To Shut Social Media Companies After Twitter Fact Check

President Donald Trump threatened to regulate or shutter social media companies -- a warning apparently aimed at Twitter after it began fact-checking his tweets. From a report: In a pair of tweets issued Wednesday morning from his iPhone, Trump said that social media sites are trying to silence cons...

27 May 10:41 politics.slashdot.org 8920919028391136783.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
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
Government has no choice, must listen to wise counsel, says Chidambaram

The Congress has been demanding cash transfer directly to the people's account to the tune of Rs 65,000 crore.

27 May 08:43 The New Indian Express 4718288654413995008.html
IndiGo flier tests positive after landing in Coimbatore

"No one else was seated in his vicinity, significantly reducing the possibility of transmission... The operating crew has been home quarantined for 14 days and we are in the process of notifying other passengers as per the government guidelines," the airline said.

27 May 01:56 The Indian Express 2885715104280232038.html
Nokia shuts factory in Tamil Nadu after 42 test positive for COVID-19

Earlier this month, Nokia shut down its manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu, India. The company made the move after employees tested positive for the Coronavirus infection. While the official numbers weren’t given out, a source close to the situation claimed that the infected number of people reached 42. Back when the COVID-19 cases had initially …

27 May 07:42 Gizmochina 1751854815947098652.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
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
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
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
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
Greece and Egypt talk tourism in post-pandemic era

Greece’s Tourism minister Harry Theoharis spoke with his Egyptian counterpart on Monday, where they discussed closer tourism collaboration in the

27 May 03:21 Greek City Times 1506177378004235214.html
South Korea sees biggest jump in virus cases in seven weeks

South Korea reported its biggest jump in coronavirus infections in seven weeks on Wednesday, driven by a fresh cluster at an e-commerce warehouse on Seoul's outskirts, as millions more pupils went back to school. The country has been held up as a global model in how to curb the virus…

27 May 06:00 Japan Today 8582716287301037836.html
'Move on' - British PM tries to draw line under adviser row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage and scorn for taking a long-distance drive during the coronavirus lockdown. Dominic Cummings has refused to quit after it was revealed that he…

27 May 20:27 Japan Today 8582716286512939392.html
COVID-19: Kaduna govt extends restrictions by two weeks

It added that according to the COVID-19 review report, "many of the cases recorded in Kaduna State have either been from persons with a history of

27 May 08:03 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729301254842613.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
SoFi Sees Investor Accounts Double Thanks To Fractional Shares

The CEO of SoFi, the personal finance company based in San Francisco, said its investor accounts have doubled this year, mostly due to fractional shares.

27 May 22:52 PYMNTS.com 7357138825094947317.html
Jadeveon Clowney spurned ‘richest offer on the table’ from Browns

It’s not all about the money this time for Jadeveon Clowney. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has reportedly rejected a significant offer from the Browns, who have been “the

27 May 22:38 New York Post 7654946767501623294.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
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as virus seizes travel industry

Boeing is cutting more than 12,000 jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry. And the aircraft maker says more cuts are coming.

27 May 17:59 KitchenerToday.com 52741009662893219.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
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week: Union

Boeing Co is expected to announce US job cuts this week after disclosing last month it planned to shed 10% of its worldwide workforce of 160,000 employees, people briefed on the plans and a union

27 May 10:56 Deccan Herald 2027555797754521990.html
‘Complete syllabus with online classes’

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has directed the Higher Education Department to complete the syllabus by conducting online classes.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709788408539.html
New Yorkers disapprove of Gov. Cuomo’s handling of nursing homes: poll

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a hit over his administration’s handling of nursing homes amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll released Wednesday. The number of New Yorkers who

27 May 09:35 New York Post 7654946767649010512.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
India's GDP growth to slow down to 1.5% in Q4, says ICICI Bank report

India's GDP growth is estimated to be 4.2 per cent for full fiscal FY20 and minus 4 per cent for FY21 "with more than Rs 14 lakh crore of real output loss", as per ICICI Bank's research report

27 May 09:25 Business Today 1145527432762683043.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
Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

27 May 05:51 TheJournal.ie 6446904417360119399.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
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
Trump says FBI, DOJ probing ‘very sad’ death of George Floyd

President Trump on Wednesday called the death of Minnesota man George Floyd at the hands of white cops there a “very, very sad event” as he revealed an FBI-DOJ probe into the death. The

27 May 23:10 New York Post 7654946769342952964.html
IGNOU extends date of submitting assignments for term-end exams till 15 June, tests likely to be conducted in July

The student evaluation division of the university released a notice on 22 May (Friday) stating that the students can submit the assignments online for all Academic Programmes of IGNOU for the TEE, June 2020 till 15 June.

27 May 07:42 Firstpost 4760741713062057299.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
Frank Lampard to speak to N'Golo Kante again after Premier League training vote

Kante wants better assurances he will be protected.

27 May 18:06 Metro 970161748871327854.html
England's test and trace programme to launch on Thursday

LONDON (Reuters) - A COVID-19 test and trace service will start in England on Thursday to allow the loosening of lockdown measures for most of the population, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.

27 May 18:22 Reuters 8334514180275436425.html
English Premier League clubs vote for return to contact training

The vote has come as the English top flight moved a step closer to a resumption after the shutdown caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 21:50 The Eagle Online 1463511648519881814.html
England captain Morgan wary of Hales return

Alex Hales's hopes of an international recall suffered a setback Wednesday when England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan said it would take yet "more time" for the Nottinghamshire batsman to regain trust following a drugs ban.

27 May 18:31 The Citizen 410802302159065287.html
Gabba beats Perth for right to host India

Perth is scheduled to launch the Australian Test summer with a pink-ball match against Afghanistan but Brisbane has won the right to host India.

27 May 09:08 Brisbane Times 2314609338527468497.html
Gabba beats Perth for right to host India

Perth is scheduled to launch the Australian Test summer with a pink-ball match against Afghanistan but Brisbane has won the right to host India.

27 May 09:08 The Age 7967730561508395985.html
Saudi-led coalition says it downs Houthi drones launched at Najran

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen said its forces intercepted and downed drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the Saudi border city of Najran on Wednesday in the first such incident since late March.

27 May 17:41 Reuters 8334514180034600854.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
Goldman Sachs warns global economic recovery could be bumpy

The global economy could be in for a bumpy ride as lockdowns tied to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease, especially if governments start to pull back on stimulus programs, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President John Waldron said.

27 May 17:31 BNN 3833521689316287058.html
Pakistan won’t support any move where IPL is given preference over T20 World Cup, says PCB official

International Cricket Council meetings will begin on Thursday to discuss the fate of the T20 World Cup.

27 May 17:16 Scroll.in 8669301694114701724.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
World Rugby rejects proposal to stage World Cup-style tournament in Ireland and UK next year

World Rugby has rejected a proposal for an unofficial World Cup event next year aimed at boosting the game's finances after the coronavirus stoppage.

27 May 22:31 independent 5894610846086461460.html
Veteran journalist Tom Krause remembered as 'force of nature' by industry peers

Media industry figures from around the country have heaped praise on veteran journalist Tom Krause, who passed away on Tuesday. 

27 May 08:09 Brisbane Times 2314609339905124113.html
Veteran journalist Tom Krause remembered as 'force of nature' by industry peers

Media industry figures from around the country have heaped praise on veteran journalist Tom Krause, who passed away on Tuesday. 

27 May 08:09 The Age 7967730562886051601.html
Covid-19: Kent RO withdraws ad against house helps kneading dough, issues apology

The healthcare products company had claimed that their machine should be used to knead dough as ‘her hands may be infected’.

27 May 17:29 Scroll.in 8669301692815684388.html
MSNBC's Glaude: 'We Have to Understand How Profoundly Racist Our Country Is'

Princeton University professor and MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude, Jr. said Wednesday on his network that Americans need to understand "profoundly racist our country is." | Clips

27 May 21:22 Breitbart 3148363491509509369.html
India to start Australia Test series on December 3, no quarantine hub: Australian media reports

According to the SMH, "CA will on Friday announce the international schedule for the 2020-21 season, which will feature as many as five international men's sides, though this will be subject to change due to the global health crisis."

27 May 18:44 The Financial Express 1288289579606382096.html
Polis: Honeywell will produce 6 million N95 masks for Colorado

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced a partnership with Honeywell on Tuesday that will bring millions of N95 face masks to the state.

27 May 15:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333626624039.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
$3b saved as NSW public service pay frozen

NSW is freezing pay increases for 410,000 public servants for a year and will use the $3 billion in savings for job creation and recovery.

27 May 08:02 Australian Financial Review 3974284487492904853.html
Nitish Kumar holds meeting with state Health Department, stresses on door to door screening of migrants

The CM said that keeping in view the future challenges, the health infrastructure of the state should be further strengthened and it should be expanded.

27 May 17:07 The Statesman 1191309781823352392.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
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
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
Over 100 doctors call for tax on junk food to handle obesity epidemic

A group of doctors have written to the government warning chronic illnesses caused by unhealthy diets are adding to the Covid-19 death toll and 'crippling' the NHS.

27 May 18:56 Metro 970161747509142895.html
Bodies of 43 crash victims handed over to families

Minist­er says proces­s will be comple­ted in seven days

27 May 19:06 The Express Tribune 1105816787211153963.html
Four family-owned Ipswich shops to reopen this June

The Childs/Manning family, who have several businesses on St Peter’s Street say they are looking forward to welcoming customers back

27 May 11:21 East Anglian Daily Times 681138151587904301.html
Frank Lampard will speak to EPL star N'Golo Kante, after revised training regulations

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard will speak to star EPL midfielder N'Golo Kante, after the new phase of training was approved.

27 May 20:17 sportskeeda 1601194028263380464.html
Union Pres.: Baltimore Mayor More Upset by Trump Visit than 10 Murders

Mike Mancuso, president of the Fraternal Order of Police for Baltimore City Lodge No. 3, claims Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young (D) was more upset over President Trump's Memorial Day visit than over the 10 individuals killed in the city over weekend.

27 May 16:46 Breitbart 3148363492453741182.html
Covid-19: Indian couple name their newborn twins Quarantine and Sanitiser

A couple in Meerut part of India have called their newborn twins Quarantine and Sanitiser as a way to archive the present-day challenges caused by the Covid-19.

27 May 14:35 Legit 3764253649194981864.html
Singapore warns of worst economic contraction since independence

Singapore warns of worst economic contraction since independence

27 May 20:00 The Independent 5308065342117845408.html
Migrant crisis: Video shows toddler trying to wake up dead mother at Muzaffarpur railway station

The child’s mother died of extreme heat, hunger and dehydration on Monday.

27 May 11:28 Scroll.in 8669301693604510126.html
Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Donald Trump’s tweets for the first time

Donald Trump accused Twitter of interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election and claimed it was ‘completely stifling free speech’.

27 May 04:26 Scroll.in 8669301692999148017.html
Wilbur Ross says SpaceX launch makes space ‘new war-fighting domain’

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Wednesday afternoon's launch of SpaceX has huge financial and military implications for the US, including making space the "new war-fighting domain."

27 May 18:02 New York Post 7654946769310822907.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
Georgia to reopen all shops, cafes, resume public transport before June 8: PM

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia will restart public transport and reopen shops, shopping malls and cafes and restaurants before June 8, the ex-Soviet country’s Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said on Wednesday.

27 May 14:28 Reuters 8334514181805337708.html
Delhi Police to file 15 charge-sheets against 294 foreign nationals in Tablighi Jamaat case

The charge-sheets were filed under relevant sections of the Foreigners Act, Epidemic Diseases Act, Disaster Management Act, and the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

27 May 11:11 The New Indian Express 4718288654037123875.html
Religious groupings will self monitor on COVID-19 compliance - Mthembu

There is now scepticism and fear that allowing these religious gatherings to resume will allow the coronavirus to spread rapidly.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108174025557.html
Venezuela's official virus data is 'absurd' – HRW and Johns Hopkins

President Nicolas Maduro's government reports 10 COVID-19 deaths out of 1,121 cases in a country of 30 million people

27 May 01:01 Rappler 1882105642852900647.html
FIBA publishes guidelines for restart of basketball activities

World basketball governing body FIBA has published recommendations on returning to basketball for national federations, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 08:08 Nagalandpost 3019528213405694876.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
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
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
Tencent, Parent Company of WeChat, to Invest $70 billion into Blockchain, AI, Cybersecurity & More in Pursuit of New Infrastructure

Tencent, a massive Chinese conglomerate that also operates WeChat, is planning to invest $70 billion over the next five years. The money will go into "new infr

27 May 03:44 Crowdfund Insider 6834688074034873052.html
Training bystanders to intervene will help to prevent domestic violence and abuse, study shows

Empowering people to intervene when they witness unacceptable behaviour can help to prevent domestic violence and abuse, a new study has found.

27 May 04:00 EurekAlert! 8889232467923614426.html
McDonald's shares exact date every drive-thru in UK and Ireland will reopen

EXCLUSIVE: The restaurant chain has revealed when hundreds more stores across the UK will reopen to the public - including many branches up north as coronavirus measures are slowly relaxed

27 May 10:08 mirror 675785260721223298.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
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
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
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
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
COVID-19: Longest viability period of virus in patient is 10 days — NCDC

The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 media briefing on Wednesday in Abuja.

27 May 21:53 The Eagle Online 1463511648515349325.html
World Rugby rejects plan for unofficial 'World Cup'

A plan for a six-week 16-team invitational tournament was put forward to raise money for the world's rugby unions.

27 May 23:54 Brisbane Times 2314609338794140772.html
World Rugby rejects plan for unofficial 'World Cup'

A plan for a six-week 16-team invitational tournament was put forward to raise money for the world's rugby unions.

27 May 23:54 The Age 7967730561775068260.html
Post Covid-19 lockdown, hospitality sector to see steep credit stress: Icra

“The demand has declined to the lowest levels that the industry has ever witnessed; it is clear that this is the biggest crisis ever by the sector,” Icra said.

27 May 23:02 The Financial Express 1288289579740924926.html
Shops except for medical, essential items to be closed at 5pm from today in KP

KP govt spokesperson says barbershops will only remain open from Friday till Sunday

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356638632880.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
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
Kellyanne Conway unleashes trolls on Twitter's head of site integrity

Donald Trump's counselor is mad that someone fact-checked her employer.

27 May 17:40 Mashable 5336625363919583300.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
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
J&K Govt Extends Ban On High Speed Internet Till June 17

Ignoring the calls for resumption of 4G internet services in the UT over coronavirus pandemic, the JK Govt on Wednesday extended ban on high speed internet till June 17

27 May 18:06 Kashmir Observer 1268422869610421341.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
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
Prepare plan for screening of passengers when normal train services resume: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to officials

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials to prepare a work plan beforehand for screening of passengers when normal train services are restored in the country. He

27 May 18:41 Deccan Herald 2027555797898184520.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
Putin says worst-case coronavirus scenario in Moscow averted as lockdown unwinds

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow, the epicentre of Russia’s coronavirus outbreak, had succeeded in preventing what he called worst-case scenarios as the city announced it would ease tough lockdown measures within days.

27 May 18:26 Reuters 8334514181395376418.html
England captain Eoin Morgan doubts T20 World Cup will go ahead in October

The tournament is scheduled to start on October 18 until November 15 in Australia.

27 May 17:02 Shropshire Star 3480199992868946512.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
World Rugby rejects plan for unofficial 'World Cup'

A plan for a six-week 16-team invitational tournament was put forward to raise money for the world's rugby unions.

27 May 23:54 WAtoday 6806590899240330340.html
India won't budge on Ladakh in face of China threat

India’s military will match the deployment and mobilisation of the People’s Liberation Army at the LAC

27 May 08:40 Deccan Chronicle 7881006364274173831.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
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
Behar on George Floyd Death: It Doesn't Help That Trump Told Police 'Don't Be Nice'

Wednesday on ABC's "The View," during a panel discussion about the death of George Floyd after a police officer knelt on his neck in Minneapolis, co-host Joy Behar pointed to President Donald Trump's past comments to law enforcement when he said, "Please, don't be too nice," to the people they are arresting. | Clips

27 May 16:49 Breitbart 3148363491673565088.html
BART announces 'welcome back' plan. Here's how commuting will be different

BART unveiled a 15-point "welcome back" plan Wednesday aimed at restoring the public's trust in the beleaguered transit system as the Bay Area begins to reopen.

27 May 20:45 SFGate 6504337518626969765.html
PDP expels 2, affirms suspension of ex-senator Hunkuyi, 6 others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kaduna state chapter on Tuesday expelled two of its members Dr. John Danfulani and Ubale Salmanduna without further delay.

27 May 09:54 Legit 3764253650182859133.html
England captain Eoin Morgan doubts T20 World Cup will go ahead in October

The tournament is scheduled to start on October 18 until November 15 in Australia.

27 May 17:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773571344108.html
England captain Eoin Morgan doubts T20 World Cup will go ahead in October

The tournament is scheduled to start on October 18 until November 15 in Australia.

27 May 17:02 Express & Star 7324224460415124048.html
FIA approves F1's budget cap reduction and handicap system

There will be greater aerodynamic restrictions for the more successful teams in a development handicap system.

27 May 21:53 Brisbane Times 2314609338818886706.html
FIA approves F1's budget cap reduction and handicap system

There will be greater aerodynamic restrictions for the more successful teams in a development handicap system.

27 May 21:53 The Age 7967730561799814194.html
Alberta asks Trudeau to lift travel ban for NHL

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is asking Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, to set aside coronavirus-related travel restrictions to bolster Edmonton’s chances of becoming an NHL hub city.

27 May 17:12 Reuters 8334514180119811674.html
Alberta asks Trudeau to lift travel ban for NHL

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is asking Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, to set aside coronavirus-related travel restrictions to bolster Edmonton’s chances of becoming an NHL hub city.

27 May 17:11 Reuters 8334514181219200357.html
McDonald's reveals when they're reopening all UK drive-thrus

The chain has announced it will reopen all of its drive-thrus and many more restaurants for delivery.

27 May 11:28 Metro 970161748195419514.html
John Boyega Says 'F*** You Racist White People,' Tells Them to 'Go Suck a D***'

Actor John Boyega went hard at racist white fans during a rant on Instagram Live over the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police. The British ...

27 May 23:56 VLADTV 1404406307043503876.html
MP: Newly-married couple, 100 others quarantined as kin who attended wedding test corona positive

The kin of the couple, a CISF jawan, had also stayed at his native place in the Junnardeo area of Chhindwara and then visited some relatives before his test results came.

27 May 17:07 The New Indian Express 4718288653462249200.html
Australia eyes New Zealand travel 'bubble' as cases fall

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Falling numbers of active coronavirus cases in Australia and New Zealand are paving the way for the easing of travel restrictions between the two countries, health officials said on Wednesday, even as Australia recorded its youngest coronavirus death.

27 May 07:51 Reuters 8334514180077900357.html
Disney Proposes Opening Orlando Theme Parks Beginning July 11

The Disney World theme park and resort have been closed since March 14

27 May 22:04 TheWrap 2361432281908580040.html
FIA approves F1's budget cap reduction and handicap system

There will be greater aerodynamic restrictions for the more successful teams in a development handicap system.

27 May 21:53 WAtoday 6806590899265076274.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
Charlotte Democrat Councilman: 'No Way' GOP Convention Can Take Place

Charlotte City Councilman Larken Egleston said Monday there was "no way" the GOP convention could go on as planned due to the coronavirus.

27 May 01:13 Breitbart 3148363491360412118.html
Britain's Lawn Tennis Association announces return of elite competition with tour events in July

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said four British Tour events would be held between 3-26 July, subject to confirmation of government requirements

27 May 11:19 Firstpost 4760741712447456496.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
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
Ekiti Assembly passes Tourism, Hospitality Licensing and Regulation Bill

The unanimous resolution was taken at Wednesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Funminiyi Afuye, in Ado Ekiti.

27 May 21:42 The Eagle Online 1463511648246015812.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
White House prepares response to China's Hong Kong crackdown

President Trump said the US was working on a strong response to China's planned national security legislation for Hong Kong and it would be announced before the end of the week.

27 May 02:15 Australian Financial Review 3974284488054462488.html
Hearts’ reconstruction proposal ‘set to be rejected’ by Championship clubs

HEARTS’ reconstruction proposal is set to be kicked out by Championship clubs, according to reports. SunSport Online yesterday exclusively revealed the plan being put forward to Scotland̵…

27 May 09:06 The Scottish Sun 6609127673833017251.html
COVID-19: Nigeria has 112 treatment, isolation centres, 5,324 beds — Minister

The Minster of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, made this known during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily press briefing on Wednesday in Abuja.

27 May 21:24 The Eagle Online 1463511649517053964.html
Revealed: Plymouth Argyle's new home kit for the 2020/21 season

The Pilgrims' strip will be available online from Thursday

27 May 17:16 PlymouthLive 6373569608540129923.html
Leafs eager for sprint to the finish line

Tavares says fans will be in for a treat with teams able to use their entire rosters

27 May 23:17 The Globe and Mail 68426410130026124.html
LAPD cracking down on rowdy house parties plaguing Hollywood Hills as bars, clubs remain closed

With bars and clubs closed, the Los Angeles Police Department says the Hollywood Hills have become a hotbed for noisy house parties.

27 May 15:55 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010441321297582.html
France Bans Hydroxychloroquine To Treat COVID-19 Amid Safety Concerns

It’s the first ban by a country since the World Health Organization said it was pausing a large trial of the malaria drug due to safety concerns.

27 May 12:14 HuffPost 5982769915907452397.html
Daily Star praised for being brilliantly funny and deadly serious at same time

The red top features a cut-out Cummings mask so you can 'do whatever the hell you want and sod everybody else'.

27 May 07:44 Metro 970161747764755788.html
Two SpiceJet passengers test positive for Covid-19, crew quarantined

The operating crew has been quarantined and SpiceJet is coordinating with government agencies in notifying other passengers who had travelled with them.

27 May 18:26 India Today 4286117812589984183.html
Trump's firing of watchdogs must be checked

Senate Republicans should join with House Democrats in holding hearings that probe why the President fired four inspectors-general over the past two months.

27 May 20:25 Australian Financial Review 3974284487472356328.html
Lufthansa refuses to accept EU conditions on $10-billion bailout

Airlines including Air France-KLM and the main U.S. carriers have all sought government aid to ride out the coronavirus crisis, which has brought air travel to a near-halt.

27 May 21:24 Business-Standard 1502508924648587859.html
Minneapolis Protesters Loot Target Amid Outcry over Death of George Floyd

Protesters in Minneapolis continued to express their discontent on Wednesday as many began looting a local Target. Scores of other protesters came ...

27 May 22:29 VLADTV 1404406305653374114.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
Congress moves Supreme Court on plight of migrant labourers

Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking to intervene in the matter in which it has taken cognisance of the 'unfortunate and miserable' plight of migrant labourers who have been stranded across the country due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

27 May 07:35 Oneindia 2023829370666237441.html
Goldman Sachs warns of a 'start-and-stop' economic recovery

The global economy could be in for a bumpy ride as lockdowns tied to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease, says Goldman Sachs president John Waldron.

27 May 21:40 Brisbane Times 2314609338719814161.html
Goldman Sachs warns of a 'start-and-stop' economic recovery

The global economy could be in for a bumpy ride as lockdowns tied to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease, says Goldman Sachs president John Waldron.

27 May 21:40 The Age 7967730561700741649.html
Police arrest suspect in Kyoto Animation studio arson attack that killed 36

Japanese police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio last year after he recovered enough from his own severe burns to respond to the police investigation. Kyoto police said they arrested Shinji Aoba, 42, on murder and arson allegations, 10 months after obtaining…

27 May 07:01 Japan Today 8582716285782311321.html
Poland's PM is confident presidential vote will be held in June

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s presidential election will be held in June, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday, amid speculation that a spat over legislation on the way the vote will be conducted may push the ballot date back well beyond next month.

27 May 10:20 Reuters 8334514180370618277.html
'Trans-Tasman bubble' between Australia and New Zealand could open in September

A travel industry group working to establish a 'Trans-Tasman bubble' says it will present a plan to both governments early next month and eyes flights resuming as early as September.

27 May 22:26 Traveller 679876629474690985.html
Ackman says hedge fund up 27 per cent year to date, dumped Berkshire

The public and private funds at Pershing Square Capital Management have gained between 22% and 27% this year

27 May 20:38 The Globe and Mail 68426410883847444.html
Irish star Amber Barrett ready for relegation battle as women's Bundesliga returns

Having spent several weeks holed up in isolation in Germany, Irish striker Amber Barrett is eager to help FC Cologne reignite their battle against relegation when action in the Frauen-Bundesliga resumes on Friday.

27 May 17:49 independent 5894610846007486275.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
Goldman Sachs warns of a 'start-and-stop' economic recovery

The global economy could be in for a bumpy ride as lockdowns tied to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease, says Goldman Sachs president John Waldron.

27 May 21:40 WAtoday 6806590899166003729.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
Lost hikers found alive after 18 days in New Zealand forest

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Two New Zealand hikers survived for more than 18 days in a densely-forested national park before being found alive on Wednesday, rescue officials said.

27 May 06:09 Reuters 8334514180615847139.html
Police patrol school zones as Sydney traffic mounts

Long traffic queues are forming outside schools during pick-up and drop-off times, as thousands more parents than usual drive their children to avoid public transport.

27 May 06:35 Brisbane Times 2314609340192091472.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
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as virus seizes travel industry

Boeing is slashing around 10 per cent of its workforce, and the aircraft maker says more cuts are coming.

27 May 19:56 Brisbane Times 2314609339797227993.html
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as virus seizes travel industry

Boeing is slashing around 10 per cent of its workforce, and the aircraft maker says more cuts are coming.

27 May 19:56 The Age 7967730562778155481.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
South Africa to reopen places of worship June 1 — despite recording highest COVID-19 cases on the continent

Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's president, says places of worship will reopen as from June 1, but under stern restrictions to prevent the further spread of

27 May 14:39 TheCable 7513571675819357094.html
Lindsey Graham Has Named the First Witness in His FISA Abuse Investigation

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham announced Wednesday afternoon former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be the first witness in the inquiry into FISA abuse, Mueller's Special Counsel investigation and origins of the Russia investigation. He will testify on June 3.

27 May 18:55 Townhall 6083908947696211627.html
Boris Johnson's liaison committee appearance: what did we learn?

Prime minister refuses to order investigation of chief aide or discuss which media coverage has been ‘false’

27 May 18:45 the Guardian 1491978795266672125.html
Crisis causes a rethink on CBD office space

Those organisations that can offer their staff flexible working arrangements will have a competitive advantage in attracting better talent,

27 May 06:12 Australian Financial Review 3974284487864703258.html
Venue preparations for postponed FIFA U-17 Women's WC on track: AIFF

All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das on Wednesday said that the COVID-19 pandemic has failed to hamper the preparations at all the five venues of the postponed FIFA U-17

27 May 19:04 Deccan Herald 2027555796623216317.html
Greece “will invest, not spend, its share” of the EU €750 billion recovery plan

Following the announcement of the €750 billion aid package to help Europe's economic recovery from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Greek government

27 May 23:24 Greek City Times 1506177377982815087.html
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as virus seizes travel industry

Boeing is slashing around 10 per cent of its workforce, and the aircraft maker says more cuts are coming.

27 May 19:56 WAtoday 6806590900243417561.html
COVID-19: FG considers dividing schools into morning, afternoon classes

The federal government says it is considering the reopening of schools across the country.

27 May 20:15 TheCable 7513571675123743904.html
Donald Trump to announce strong Hong Kong response this week

China's parliament is expected to approve a proposed security law that would reduce Hong Kong's separate legal status on Thursday.

27 May 04:40 The Indian Express 2885715104160299156.html
England captain Morgan wary of Hales return after drug ban

Alex Hales's hopes of an international recall suffered a setback when England captain Eoin Morgan said it would take yet "more time" to regain trust following a drugs ban.

27 May 21:31 Sport 682566034058135306.html
Two horses trained by Bob Baffert reportedly fail drug tests

One horse, Charlatan, is an undefeated colt that is considered to be a top contender for the Belmont Stakes on June 20

27 May 05:15 The Globe and Mail 68426411220877732.html
Burkina prosecutor says cause of death of 12 detainees unclear

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - A Burkina Faso prosecutor said on Wednesday that a preliminary probe could not determine what caused the death of 12 people in detention cells hours after they were arrested, a decision advocacy group Human Rights Watch says could signal a cover-up.

27 May 19:18 Reuters 8334514181375958973.html
Marine police impounds 11 boats on Lake Albert

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Marine police officers have impounded 11 boats from fishermen at Sebigoro landing site in Kikuube district. It is alleged that the boat owners had defied a night-time ban on fishing activities on Lake Albert in the districts of Hoima, Kagadi, Kikuube and Buliisa. At the time of the ban, …

27 May 12:50 The Independent Uganda: 5099025990270372593.html
Domestic flight services in India: 445 flights carrying 62,641 passengers operated on May 26, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Services were resumed on Monday after a gap of two months and 428 flights were operated within the country on the same day.

27 May 17:24 The Financial Express 1288289580377287776.html
Frankfurt Book Fair to go ahead on schedule in October

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Frankfurt’s annual book fair - the world’s largest - will take place as scheduled in mid-October, its organisers said on Wednesday, a sign of some return to normality amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 17:42 Reuters 8334514181289262732.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
COVID-19: 5 more test positive in M’laya

Five more persons, including three women tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, taking the total of active COVID-19 cases to seven in the state, health official said on Wednesday. 

27 May 08:20 Nagalandpost 3019528213135832383.html
Larry Kramer, who pushed the world to respond to the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, has died of pneumonia at 84, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Galvanized by the AIDS epidemic that swept the United States in the 1980s, Kramer founded the Gay Men's Health Crisis and ACT UP.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 18:25 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757110075059.html
Amtrak set to cut up to 20% of workforce by October

Amtrak is preparing to cut up to 20% of its workforce in the next fiscal year as the national railroad continues to suffer from a huge decline in ridership...

27 May 02:27 MarketWatch 8975941548546565814.html
'Move on' says British PM, as row over adviser Cummings persists

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a “very, very frustrating episode” when his closest adviser provoked outrage for taking a long-distance drive during the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 20:28 Reuters 8334514179707014922.html
Why always him? Mario Balotelli goes missing at Brescia as training returns

Why always him? Mario Balotelli goes missing at Brescia as training returns

27 May 22:06 CaughtOffside 8169236755881508035.html
Mukesh Ambani's Jio listing can profit from US-China tech war

Will Wall Street be so hospitable as to give Ambani, say, a $100 billion valuation?

27 May 07:39 The Economic Times 7653256036757835942.html
Why Biden benefits by disappearing

To win the election, keep Joe out of sight

27 May 09:35 The Week 149215355886999195.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
COVID-19: Travellers take note! Most viruses, other germs do not spread easily on flights, says CDC

The CDC guidelines do not recommend following social distancing inside a plane between two passengers or keeping the middle seat unoccupied.

27 May 11:08 The Financial Express 1288289579764395111.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
Travel group says Australia-New Zealand bubble could open in September

A travel industry group working to establish a 'Trans-Tasman bubble' says it will present a plan to both governments early next month and eyes flights resuming as early as September.

27 May 08:08 The Age 7967730561455616188.html
Postmedia to lay off about 40 employees after unions reject salary cuts

Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says it will lay off about 40 employees after a number of its unions did not approve a temporary salary reduction to help reduce costs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 18:59 BNN 3833521688880946177.html
Visa Taps Chris Newkirk To Serve As Chief Strategy Officer

Chris Newkirk is coming to Visa Inc. as its new chief strategy officer.

27 May 18:33 PYMNTS.com 7357138826503088572.html
A Lake of the Ozarks bar defended hosting a packed pool party, saying that social distancing isn't the law and that it checked everyone's temperature, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The owner of Backwater Jack's bar at Lake of the Ozarks responded to criticism of his pool party, saying social distancing isn't enforceable.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 10:27 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757499321897.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
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
Disney, SeaWorld announce plans for Florida parks to reopen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — SeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, under plans approved Wednesday. . .

27 May 09:44 Times Colonist 7617512061757022015.html
No clear answers on reopening Ohio’s schools

Discussions about reopening Ohio’s schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic seem to raise more questions than answers. Even as Buckeye State businesses begin to reopen, the plan for schools remains fluid.

27 May 20:00 Washington Examiner 4625792332521724670.html
FG: We’ll release guidelines for reopening of schools

The federal government says it will roll out guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, disclosed this during

27 May 15:34 TheCable 7513571674967703718.html
Amid privacy concerns, Govt makes Aarogya Setu source code public; Shashi Tharoor welcomes move

Meanwhile, the Government has issued orders making the downloading of the ‘Aarogya Setu’ App mandatory for all Central government staff.

27 May 06:35 The Statesman 1191309781676088773.html
Jake King: League One needs to wait for its return

Jake King does not want to see football return until a coronavirus vaccine is discovered – and warned the pandemic could change the lower leagues as we know them.

27 May 08:36 Shropshire Star 3480199992666687481.html
COVID-19 Impact: Boeing expected to announce job cuts in US after aviation sector rocked by plunging travel demand

In April, Boeing chief executive Dave Calhoun said the company had “begun taking action to lower our number of employees by roughly 10 percent through a combination of voluntary layoffs, natural turnover and involuntary layoffs as necessary.”

27 May 05:33 Firstpost 4760741713089193381.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
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
India lockdown diary, Day 64: Kerala village uses umbrella to combat covid; Techie on mission to find jobs for migrants, and more

Here’s a curated list of some interesting stories from across the country on Day 64 of lockdown.

27 May 17:52 The Indian Express 2885715105408987356.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
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
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
Merkel vows a ‘tough fight’ with Brussels over Lufthansa rescue

Merkel and Vestager brace for a fight over how far Berlin can go to save its flag carrier.

27 May 19:22 POLITICO 2584151346612800170.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
Watch SpaceX's first astronaut launch live

At 6.33am Australian Eastern Standard Time, Elon Musk's company Space Exploration Technologies is set to launch its first humans into space, weather permitting.

27 May 19:26 Australian Financial Review 3974284487257798132.html
Minneapolis mayor calls for white police officer to be charged in black man's death

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man who later died at a hospital. The officer along with three others involved in the apprehension of George…

27 May 20:00 Japan Today 8582716287243041165.html
A Lake of the Ozarks bar defended hosting a packed pool party, saying that social distancing isn’t the law and that it checked everyone’s temperature

The owner of a bar at Lake of the Ozarks has defended his decision to host a crowded pool party over the Memorial Day weekend, despite an intense social media backlash.

27 May 10:27 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884083752489.html
Telecom growth on hold as pandemic cools demand

Rogers., Telus and BCE face stalled wireless subscriber growth and sharp drop in roaming revenues

27 May 22:19 The Globe and Mail 68426410832775072.html
Tulsi Gabbard drops defamation suit against Hillary Clinton

Former presidential contender Tulsi Gabbard dropped her defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, saying the COVID-19 pandemic and 2020 presidential election are more important than her

27 May 15:49 New York Post 7654946768920436380.html
A Lake of the Ozarks bar defended hosting a packed pool party, saying that social distancing isn't the law and that it checked everyone's temperature

The owner of Backwater Jack's bar at Lake of the Ozarks responded to criticism of his pool party, saying social distancing isn't enforceable.

27 May 10:27 Business Insider 6060062401268080169.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
Brisbane City Council's CEO offered another four years

Colin Jensen, who became chief executive in 2010, will stay on at the council until 2024.

27 May 06:06 Brisbane Times 2314609339714199160.html
Brisbane City Council's CEO offered another four years

Colin Jensen, who became chief executive in 2010, will stay on at the council until 2024.

27 May 06:06 The Age 7967730562695126648.html
Bokaro reports 2 new Covid cases

Two new positive cases of Coronavirus infection have been found in Bokaro district, they have returned from Mumbai, informed Mukesh Kumar Deputy Commissioner Bokaro on Tuesday. Aged about 40 years, both are residents of Nawadih block, were admitted at COVID Hospital at Bokaro General Hospital

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232668115137.html
Oklahoma City-area school districts to follow OSSAA’s proposal to resume sports, beginning June 8

Oklahoma City-area school districts will follow the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s proposal for restarting high school sports and activities, beginning on June 8.

27 May 22:02 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318761258509228.html
AP sources: MLB players want more games, no more salary cuts

NEW YORK — Baseball players appeared likely to propose more regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for full prorated salaries, people familiar with their deliberations told The Associated Press.

27 May 22:54 Sportsnet.ca 4293652947908545113.html
Watford's Troy Deeney: My family suffered online abuse for not training

Watford striker Troy Deeney says his family has suffered personal and online abuse after his decision not to return to training last week.

27 May 22:12 ESPN 8538773402263438802.html
This is what theatres could look like when they reopen after lockdown

A picture of a German theatre shows a 'new reality' amid the coronavirus crisis.

27 May 11:10 Metro 970161749011811033.html
The Dutch PM Did Not Visit His Dying Mother to Obey Lockdown Restrictions

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, his spokesman told CNN Tuesday. Rutte announced Monday that his mother, 96-year-old Mieke Rutte-Dilling, had passed away on May 13.

27 May 20:37 novinite.com 4235039570085408126.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
Assam: Nearly 2 lakh people affected, over 8,000 shifted to relief camps in first wave of floods

A total of 35 relief camps and distribution centres have been opened.

27 May 07:46 Scroll.in 8669301692258664243.html
Some countries could be exempt from UK quarantine rules, Boris Johnson says

So-called 'air bridges' could give hope to those still dreaming of a summer holiday without having to self-isolate when they get back.

27 May 23:04 Metro 970161747673648002.html
Primark's new rules for when stores reopen

Shops will be allowed to welcome back customers in England from June 15

27 May 05:41 Wales Online 7686550517449052577.html
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says lifting Premier League trophy without fans would be 'strange'

Lifting the Premier League trophy without fans there to see it would be a “pretty strange” experience, Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson has said.

27 May 06:24 Firstpost 4760741712824711042.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
Italy: 96% of Coronavirus Fatalities Had Other Chronic Illnesses

The overwhelming majority of deaths with coronavirus in Italy have occurred in the presence of two or more serious chronic illnesses.

27 May 12:21 Breitbart 3148363492006594297.html
Flood, COVID-19 double whammy in Assam: One death, 2.71 lakh affected in flood; 92 new COVID-19 cases in 24-hours

Flood in Assam claimed one life on Wednesday and affected over 2.71 lakh people in 11 districts as the state government stepped up efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the relief camps. A man

27 May 22:57 Deccan Herald 2027555797465876727.html
Hundreds of masked guests line up as Tulalip casinos reopen

Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek opened the doors on Tuesday after a two-month closure.

27 May 08:30 HeraldNet 3867135408847921882.html
It’s increasingly clear our tough road ahead has no end in sight

There’s no indication of when businesses will be able to reopen again, and it may be that we are entering the Dark Twenties

27 May 01:01 The Globe and Mail 68426410190625851.html
Dolphins to transform Hard Rock Stadium into drive in movie theater

The Miami Dolphins are creating two outdoor movie theaters at Hard Rock Stadium.

27 May 08:27 Fox 4 8372747777547921019.html
League proposes steep cuts to players' salaries for return of games: ESPN

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A proposal from Major League Baseball (MLB) to bring back live games would see players' salaries slashed, with higher-earning players taking a bigger hit, ESPN reported on Tuesday here

27 May 02:23 Reuters 8334514181580675350.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
What Jurgen Klopp has told Timo Werner as Liverpool move stalls

The Liverpool manager has been brutally honest.

27 May 23:23 Metro 970161747628509260.html
PM CARES now eligible to receive contribution under CSR; govt amends Act

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has allowed the CSR contributions by making changes to the Companies Act via notification dated May 26

27 May 06:45 Business Today 1145527431554421944.html
Using trousers to cover faces, making offers through the window and virtual viewings – here are some ways British homebuyers are figuring out the 'new normal', Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - As the UK eases restrictions for estate transactions, participants must navigate a new world of PPE and social distancing during the process.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 07:46 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757324561147.html
The Response to Covid-19 Will Help to Defeat Opioid Abuse

Heavy-handed restrictions on treating addiction have been loosened during the pandemic, and that’s a good thing.

27 May 12:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480121184721357.html
Second Iranian Oil Tanker Arrives At Venezuela's Largest Refinery

A second Iranian tanker carrying gasoline and oil derivatives has arrived at crisis-stricken Venezuela's main oil refinery, amid escalating tensions between Washington and the two U.S.-sanctioned countries.

27 May 06:24 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163779745925.html
Covid-19 to stay till 2021, aggressive testing needed: Health experts

In an interaction with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, health experts Professor Ashish Jha and Professor Johan Giesecke talked about the Covid-19 pandemic

27 May 10:20 Business-Standard 1502508926295220306.html
Shuttlers to keep Tokyo Olympic badminton ranking points earned before shutdown

Shuttlers will keep ranking points they earned during the original Olympic qualification period before the novel coronavirus pandemic forced the Tokyo Games to be postponed, the Badminton World Federation said on Wednesday. The All England Open, played from March 11-15, was the final event to count towards Olympic qualification before…

27 May 17:35 Japan Today 8582716285408323348.html
Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

Andrew Napolitano said he will "defend to the death" Twitter's right to fact check President Donald Trump.

27 May 20:30 Breitbart 3148363492230763991.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
Meghalaya govt not to defer salary for May

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Government has decided not to impose any salary deferment for the month of May.Informing this on Wednesday, Chief minister, Conrad Sangma said that the government had earlier deferred the salaries due to very less devolution of ta

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879127915599.html
Twitter Fact-checker Claimed Trump Admin Are 'ACTUAL NAZIS'; Mocked 'Fly Over' States

Yoel Roth, the Twitter official in charge of its fact-checking policy, has tweeted that members of the Trump administration are "Nazis."

27 May 05:23 Breitbart 3148363492608187743.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
As Covid-19 cases cross 1.5 lakh, officials take solace in low fatality rate

Maharashtra's rising numbers continue to worry the nation.

27 May 19:13 The Asian Age 2126266545054738387.html
Officials urge caution after holiday weekend parties

Officials in St. Louis County and Kansas City are asking people who failed to follow social distancing guidelines over the holiday weekend to self-quarantine.

27 May 21:30 Washington Examiner 4625792333294200703.html
Protests, police crackdowns return to Hong Kong as Beijing tightens grip

"This is the future of Hong Kong under National Security Law: No freedom of assembly and speech."

27 May 09:25 Global Voices 982940568370525015.html
Alleged Footage of Roadside Bomb Blast in Syria Emerges Online

Soldiers from a Turkish military convoy reportedly wounded

27 May 18:07 Infowars 1950426313883994892.html
Zoa Morani donates blood plasma for the second time

When we asked about her health, Bollywood actor Zoa Morani said that she is feeling “very strong.”

27 May 17:17 The Indian Express 2885715104328492302.html
COVID-19: Moscow Offers Free Antibody Tests; Georgia Reopening Public Transport

Here's a roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.

27 May 10:02 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163052608071.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
Springbok Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe’s Toulouse club take Covid-19 salary cut

South African Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe's Toulouse have announced their squad will take a pay cut of up to 15% for next season.

27 May 17:19 Sport 682566034914768504.html
Tesla cuts car prices by up to $5,000

Its prices in China are also being reduced.

27 May 09:05 The Verge 1337119303769639947.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
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
Jon Jones Blasts Cops That Killed George Floyd: “You’re a Pu–y, Shouldn’t Be Wearing That Badge” (TWEETS)

Jon Jones feels like everybody who has seen that horrific video of a Minneapolis police officer with his knee and…

27 May 19:48 Total Pro Sports 5536572206476347836.html
Severe lockdown will ruin Indian economy: Health expert Johan Giesecke to Rahul Gandhi

Claiming that a severe lockdown may disrupt the economic growth, Giesecke told Rahul Gandhi, "India has to ease restrictions one by one.

27 May 11:51 The Statesman 1191309781860230138.html
Using trousers to cover faces, making offers through the window and virtual viewings – here are some ways British homebuyers are figuring out the 'new normal'

As the UK eases restrictions for estate transactions, participants must navigate a new world of PPE and social distancing during the process.

27 May 07:46 Business Insider 6060062401093319419.html
Using trousers to cover faces, making offers through the window and virtual viewings – here are some ways British homebuyers are figuring out the ‘new normal’

A shiny suit and a flashy car used to be the essential tools for estate agents, but now you are more likely to see them with hand sanitizer and a pair of latex gloves.

27 May 07:46 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883908991739.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
Axis Bank soars 15% on report PE firm Carlyle could pick 8% stake

The private equity firm Carlyle may infuse $1 billion to own up to 8 per cent of Axis Bank, report suggest.

27 May 08:38 Business-Standard 1502508925221682799.html
No need to worry about food inflation for six months, says expert

The buffer stock has been procured by the government at Rs 37 per kg and Rs 27 per kg for wheat, and this is sold through PDS at Rs 2-3 per kg, which involves a huge subsidy, he said.

27 May 23:01 The Financial Express 1288289580681687147.html
The CEO of Bluemercury explains how her luxury beauty company adapted its innovative, hands-on retail strategy to survive in a digital-first world amid the pandemic, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Marla Beck founded Bluemercury in 1999 because she didn't like the way department stores sold beauty products.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 22:46 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756373827609.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
Global energy investment expected to tumble 20% in 2020 due to COVID crisis: IEA

PARIS (Reuters) - Global energy investment is expected to plunge by around 20% or $400 billion in 2020, its biggest fall on record, because of the new coronavirus outbreak, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.

27 May 04:24 Reuters 8334514181339995726.html
Fed: Sharp economic decline in May leaves businesses 'pessimistic' about recovery

Economic activity “sharply” declined across the U.S.

27 May 20:37 TheHill 355432919594993734.html
Gold dips to two-week low on recovery hopes

By Brijesh Patel (Reuters) - Gold dropped to its lowest in two-weeks on Wednesday as hopes of quick economic recovery drove investors towards riskier assets, although U.S.-China tensions over Hong Kong put a floor under bullion prices. Spot gold was down 0.6% at $1,700.30 per ounce by 1223 GMT.

27 May 18:36 Firstpost 4760741712591046624.html
SAMRC: Apology to Health Dept has nothing to do with Gray’s comments

On Tuesday, the council released a statement apologising to the department, following a public row between the SAMRC's Glenda Gray and Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106394612233.html
MVA allies firefight after Rahul's statement on Congress role in Maha government

The Congress, along with the Shiv Sena and the NCP, is part of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.

27 May 07:57 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363981992259.html
Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham learn when Premier League want 2020/21 season to start

The timeframe for completing the current season has reportedly been set and will be discussed on Thursday

27 May 10:30 football.london 6804128267760533403.html
Telangana govt to pay 50% salary to staff for third consecutive month

The government noted that the relaxations extended to sectors like the transport and the stamps and registrations from the lockdown restrictions had not made any substantial difference

27 May 17:31 Business-Standard 1502508925874895094.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
Philippines: 260% Spike in Online Sex Abuse of Children amid Lockdown

In the Philippines, cases of online sexual abuse of children have risen by 260 percent during the country's coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 12:53 Breitbart 3148363491656309678.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
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
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
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
Lufthansa's $15b rescue hits surprise hurdle as board rejects EU conditions

Lufthansa's German government bailout was thrown into doubt after the airline's supervisory board refused to accept the conditions attached by Brussels.

27 May 21:24 Brisbane Times 2314609338301866085.html
Lufthansa's $15b rescue hits surprise hurdle as board rejects EU conditions

Lufthansa's German government bailout was thrown into doubt after the airline's supervisory board refused to accept the conditions attached by Brussels.

27 May 21:24 The Age 7967730561282793573.html
Obaseki’s aide: APC aspirant for Edo guber election can’t emerge in Abuja

The Edo state government says it is illegal for the Adams Oshiomhole faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to settle for a candidate for the governorship election. Ize-Iyamu, then

27 May 18:45 TheCable 7513571674794538997.html
Only 'remote' chance of recertifying Hong Kong autonomy in future, Pompeo says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that China “has shed any pretense” that the people of Hong Kong enjoy the autonomy required by law, in a report certifying his determination that the territory no long warrants special treatment.

27 May 23:13 Reuters 8334514180169139752.html
Police appeal as swan dies after being attacked by dog

The RSPCA attended the incident

27 May 09:08 Derbyshire Live 9061707931240024077.html
All three Detroit automakers have had workers test positive for COVID-19 since plants reopened

The U.S. auto industry reopened many plants last week after a two-month shutdown due to the global pandemic

27 May 17:34 The Globe and Mail 68426411592345366.html
Maharashtra government asks CID to re-investigate suicide abetment case against Arnab Goswami

Home Minister Anil Deshmukh announced the investigation into the deaths of 53-year-old interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother Kumud Naik in 2018.

27 May 06:07 Scroll.in 8669301692095528515.html
Digital contact tracing for COVID-19: an analysis of strengths and limitations

An article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) analyzes the strengths and limitations of digital contact tracing for people infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to help governments decide if and how they might adopt this technology.

27 May 04:00 EurekAlert! 8889232467556627629.html
Bollywood kickstarts again

Actor Akshay Kumar and director R. Balki collaborated on a public service ad to shoot for a video

27 May 22:29 The Asian Age 2126266545143452841.html
Kerala to open registration for expats who want to fly back

Varadarjan said the registration would help the government to assess the numbers and identify those who want to go back abroad

27 May 19:58 The Indian Express 2885715104349184770.html
Lufthansa's $15b rescue hits surprise hurdle as board rejects EU conditions

Lufthansa's German government bailout was thrown into doubt after the airline's supervisory board refused to accept the conditions attached by Brussels.

27 May 21:24 WAtoday 6806590898748055653.html
South Korea examines first suspected cases of syndrome in kids linked to Covid-19

The sympto­ms of MIS-C are simila­r to toxic shock and Kawasa­ki diseas­e

27 May 08:59 The Express Tribune 1105816787891095489.html
China reports 28 new asymptomatic covid-19 cases, mostly in Wuhan

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in China now stands at 82,993. The deadly virus has claimed 4,634 lives in the country so far.

27 May 12:23 The Indian Express 2885715103822308005.html
Walt Disney World Plans to Begin a Phased Reopening Starting in July

Orange County in Florida has approved plans of Walt Disney World Reopening in July after a presentation from the theme park's vice president.

27 May 16:30 /Film 148788830245963415.html
Florida Government Decides To Fire Its Data Chief Rather Than Be Honest About Its COVID Numbers

We were promised no more deaths by May 15th, but that hasn't happened. With no one 100% sure what the best options are going...

27 May 03:25 Techdirt 1456370858451526968.html
Not wearing masks, spitting in public places to invite Rs 500 fine: Vij

One of the senior most BJP leaders in Haryana, Vij, who also completed his three decades in active politics after getting elected as an MLA on May 27, 1990 for the first time during a bypoll, was interacting with the media persons here.

27 May 18:33 The Indian Express 2885715103733464839.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
CLP demands white paper on Covid-19, demands special assembly session

NT NETWORK  Margao The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) at its meeting on Wednesday demanded that the state government prepares and submits a white p

27 May 17:15 The Navhind Times 3656927215317762003.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
Israel's Bank Leumi moves to Q1 loss due to coronavirus outbreak

TEL AVIV, May 27 (Reuters) - Bank Leumi, one of Israel’s two largest lenders, swung to a loss in the first quarter due to the coronavirus outbreak.

27 May 05:59 Reuters 8334514180839388376.html
When can you see friends and family inside your house?

Will the restrictions be lifted?

27 May 11:09 Metro 970161748934274471.html
AfDB:I maintain my innocence on allegations – Adesina

Adesina said this in a statement he personally signed and issued on Wednesday.

27 May 21:38 The Eagle Online 1463511648261682475.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
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
AP source: MLBPA likely to ask for more games, demand full prorated salaries

Players will take at least a few days and maybe until next week to respond to MLB’s proposed sliding scale of salary slashing for a pandemic-delayed season.

27 May 23:50 FOX Sports 4135141642205428141.html
CBS Hit by Newest Round of ViacomCBS Layoffs

The cuts at the broadcast network come a month after similar actions at the company's cable properties.

27 May 09:37 The Hollywood Reporter 121801344004946153.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
TikTok owner ByteDance reportedly hit $3 billion in net profit in 2019

ByteDance, parent company to short-form video app TikTok, pulled in more than $3 billion in profit last year, Bloomberg reports.

27 May 10:57 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884189219479.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
Alison Roman Won’t Be Coming Back To The New York Times

Alison Roman has had a rough past couple of weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Fans of the cook know that she and Chrissy Teigen exchanged words

27 May 01:53 Celebrity Insider 265863476135689791.html
Roland Garros planning for fans not empty seats

Roland Garros chiefs have insisted that the French Open, delayed until September due to the coronavirus, will have fans attending even with social distancing rules.

27 May 19:42 Sport 682566035519374503.html
Chaos at airports continue as flights resume

Around 630 flights were cancelled on Monday while on Tuesday 80 flights were cancelled at Delhi alone.

27 May 09:08 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363369764228.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
Uncertainty over next chairman as ICC denies T20 World Cup is postponed

Shashank Manohar is prepared to stay on as International Cricket Council chairman to oversee a "smooth transition" to a new leader.

27 May 17:03 Sport 682566035306194726.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
Man left with fractured skull after fight breaks out at Lichfield Walkabout bar

Police have released a picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident

27 May 18:31 birminghammail 8288260686312147397.html
Former Aston Villa midfielder Mile Jedinak has not ruled out making a return to pitch

Former Villa midfielder Mile Jedinak is refusing to rule out a return to playing despite being without a club for almost a year.

27 May 08:56 Shropshire Star 3480199991438329064.html
Better Malaysia's relationship with India may boost crude palm oil prices

The newly appointed MPOB Chairman Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub said in a statement the rally will come as a relief to industry participants

27 May 09:05 Business-Standard 1502508925462106796.html
No live audience in Miss Universe Philippines 2020 crowning in October

With major international events and large gatherings, including the 2020 Miss Universe pageant, in limbo due to the uncertain times brought about by the COVID-19 crisis, the finals of the new Miss Universe Philippines (MUPh) pageant has been moved to a later date.

27 May 18:00 manilastandard.net 4715274784427600490.html
Rand falls as Sino-US friction dents risk appetite

At 0645 GMT, the rand traded at 17.4900 per US dollar, 0.45% weaker than its previous close.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106632302265.html
Hibernia ‘confident’ in the Dublin office market as it experiences ‘modest’ fall in rent collection

Kevin Nowlan, the chief executive of listed landlord and developer Hibernia Reit, said the company “remain confident” in the long-term prospects of central Dublin’s office and residential market.

27 May 07:35 independent 5894610846343692492.html
May 27: 17 New Cases of COVID-19 in Bulgaria - Total Reached 2460

The National Operations Headquarters provided up-to-date data on the situation with the coronavirus in the country during the regular morning briefing. 17 new positive probes have been identified.

27 May 10:09 novinite.com 4235039570856655650.html
Consider Bank of America Stock a Buy If Markets Retest Lows

Oversold BAC stock could rebound in the short term. But long-term upside in the big bank's shares could be a challenge.

27 May 22:21 InvestorPlace 24614509404436297.html
US shoppers to be wooed back with steep discounts

Retailers including Macy’s prepare for sales after writing down value of merchandise

27 May 10:50 Ft 707176888121153468.html
SpaceX delays first US manned mission to space since 2011

SpaceX delays first US manned mission to space since 2011

27 May 21:38 Metro 970161747156516631.html
India wilts as temperature hits 50 degrees Celsius

The hot spell is projected to scorch northern India for several more days, 'with severe heat wave conditions in isolated pockets'

27 May 11:42 Rappler 1882105642040311497.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
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
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
Meng case puts judge Heather Holmes in the international spotlight

On Wednesday, Associate Chief Justice Holmes will release a ruling in the extradition case of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou that could shape Canada-China relations for years to come

27 May 02:38 The Globe and Mail 68426409760147663.html
UK's Johnson suffers sharp poll fall after Cummings scandal

It adds to a sense of growing revolt over the government's handling of Dominic Cummings, with nearly 40 Tory MPs demanding he lose his job

27 May 09:54 Rappler 1882105642593454937.html
Quibi Finally Adds Airplay Streaming Support for TV Viewing

Quibi just got a fraction more watchable for iPhone users who will now be able to cast the app onto their TV through Quibi Airplay streaming support.

27 May 21:00 /Film 148788831013674536.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
Kent RO takes down controversial ad, apologises for depicting maids in derogatory manner

The ad, featuring Hema Malini and her daughter Esha Deol as campaigners, drew heavy criticism on social media.

27 May 17:54 The Financial Express 1288289579501102720.html
Why Many Cloud Computing Stocks Crashed Today

The stocks behind popular cloud-based business services such as Okta, Datadog, and Twilio fell sharply on Wednesday.

27 May 20:38 The Motley Fool 2231313657859843251.html
Schools in State likely to re-open on July 1

Mysore/Mysuru: After an abrupt end to the 2019-20 academic year following the COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown, Schools across Karnataka are likely to re-open on July 1 for the new academic year (2020-21). Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar discussed the issue with the Department officials at a meeting held in the State capital...

27 May 13:07 Star of Mysore 1698039377961759385.html
COVID negative certificate must for people coming to Goa

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government on Wednesday modified its standard operating procedure  for the people entering the state, making it mandatory

27 May 17:25 The Navhind Times 3656927215902263039.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
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
LAUNCH DELAYED: Americans Back in Space - The Historic SpaceX and NASA Project

UPDATE: Due to weather issues, the launch has been delayed until Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 pm ET. 

27 May 20:00 Townhall 6083908947212671183.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
Egypt’s Sisi discusses mutual relations, latest COVID-19 updates with India’s Modi

Modi affirmed his country's pride of the mutual ties and close relations with Egypt.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899026283810.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
Nokia Shuts Plant in Tamil Nadu After 42 Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Nokia last week suspended operations at a telecoms gear manufacturing plant in southern India, the company said on Tuesday, after some employees tested positive for COVID-19.

27 May 06:50 The Hans India 817019415118118370.html
Zipline will use its drones to deliver PPE to US healthcare workers

Drones will be used to deliver PPE to healthcare workers in North Carolina.

27 May 11:01 Engadget 96641516483614224.html
Ugandan banks close at 2pm to allow staff beat curfew

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several commercial banks have announced they will revise down their closure time to allow staff enough time to drive home so as not to be caught by the 7pm curfew. While some banks have not yet indicated that they will shift from the 3pm closing time, at least …

27 May 19:36 The Independent Uganda: 5099025989380495971.html
World Rugby rubbishes invitational Test tournament proposal

World Rugby has rejected a proposal for an unofficial World Cup event next year aimed at boosting the game's finances after the coronavirus stoppage.

27 May 22:57 ESPN 8538773402181192158.html
Pompeo: “Hong Kong is No Longer Autonomous From China”

Loss of city-state's

27 May 17:11 Infowars 1950426314014953357.html
Northam to approve northern Virginia reopening plan as data trend in right direction

Northern Virginia counties are ready to enter phase one of reopening as relevant data continues to trend in the right direction, Gov. Ralph Northam announced.

27 May 17:00 Washington Examiner 4625792332558350222.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
Migrant Crisis Is Only Worsening With Diverted Shramik Special Trains

Journeys that were supposed to be a couple of days long at the most are being stretched without notice, leaving people without food and water at the peak of summer.

27 May 12:15 HUFFPOST 6665507018734360543.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
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
Arsenal Women fined £50,000 by Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against former youth team coach

Arsenal Women FC have been fined £50,000 ($61,100) by the Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against a former youth team coach in 2014.

27 May 17:12 Firstpost 4760741711857482492.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
Red Rock Canyon to reopen Monday

Areas in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, including the Scenic Drive, will reopen Monday after a weekslong closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 15:38 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836619800139.html
Premier League clubs vote to resume contact training

Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume contact training as the English top-flight took a significant step towards restarting in June.

27 May 19:45 The Guardian 7580308505701661986.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
Fuji TV to end reality show 'Terrace House' after cast member's death

Fuji Television will terminate the latest series in its popular reality show "Terrace House," the Japanese broadcaster said Wednesday, four days after one of its cast members was found dead in a suspected suicide believed to have links with cyber-bullying fueled by her behavior in an episode. Hana Kimura, a…

27 May 21:00 Japan Today 8582716286319044933.html
SAI allows elite athletes including Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das to start outdoor training

The SAI said training, which also resumed at its Bengaluru centre, took place in strict compliance with the health guidelines of the government and the Standard Operating Procedure that was unveiled last week.

27 May 12:22 Firstpost 4760741713807219247.html
Search For Missing Trampers Resumes

The search for missing trampers Dion Reynolds and Jessica O'Connor resumed at first light this morning.

27 May 10:23 SCOOP 5315658999292778499.html
TikTok owner ByteDance reportedly hit $3 billion in net profit in 2019, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - ByteDance pulled in $17 billion in revenue in 2019, more than double what it made in 2018.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 10:57 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757318570051.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
Need to have more BS labs in state: Gov

Nagaland Governor, RN Ravi, Tuesday emphasised the need for more Bio-Safety Level (BSL) laboratories in the state besides rigorous contact tracing.

27 May 11:10 Nagalandpost 3019528212193420111.html
Covid-19 lockdown: Indian economy to contract 5% in 2020-’21, predicts Fitch Ratings

The contraction is mainly because of the sharp slump in consumer spending and fixed investment amid a ‘very stringent’ lockdown policy.

27 May 06:46 Scroll.in 8669301693468069695.html
Police: 2 officers shot, woman found dead in North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Two law enforcement officers and a suspect were shot and a woman was found dead at an apartment in a North Dakota city, police said...

27 May 15:33 The Seattle Times 9121942837081043164.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
COVID-19 slowing down railway projects - Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, Nigeria's minister of transportation, has expressed worry over the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria's existing railway projects.

27 May 15:27 Legit 3764253649905752729.html
Egypt repatriates 160 stranded nationals from UAE

The expatriated arrivals have been tested for coronavirus and were moved to be quarantined for seven days.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898903732552.html
Biden Accused of Farting During Virtual Event with Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf

Joe Biden is being accused of audibly farting during a campaign livestream while speaking with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday.

27 May 19:57 Breitbart 3148363491502623164.html
"Unprecedented move": Russia envoy to OSCE trying to interrupt Ukrainian speech on Crimea

Unfortunately, Ukraine's dialogue with Russia has turned into a monologue, a Ukrainian MP said earlier.

27 May 17:40 UNIAN 6863008971182176041.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
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
A plastic surgeon who has reopened his clinic says he will perform any operation — except lip fillers, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Dr. Arash Moradzadeh told Insider all of his patients must wear masks for the entirety of their appointments, whether in his office or house calls.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 20:17 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756694628987.html
CISF Personnel Deployed At Delhi Airport, DMRC Test Positive For Covid-19 In Last 24 Hours

A total of 22 new coronavirus cases were reported among CISF personnel in the last 24 hours, taking total such cases in the central force across the country to 95.

27 May 17:43 Swarajya 4977622829817732276.html
These 5 'stay at home' stocks are getting pounded as the US economy reopens

All 50 US states as of Memorial Day weekend have relaxed at least some of the restrictions put in place mid-March to contain the spread of COVID-19.

27 May 19:49 Business Insider 6060062399982133819.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
Police arrest 26 people suspected of human trafficking in U.K. truck deaths

Judicial authorities said a series of early morning raids took place simultaneously in Belgium and France on Tuesday as part of two legal investigations

27 May 16:15 The Globe and Mail 68426410674326655.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
Hong Kong high school students go back to class

Hundreds of secondary schools open their doors for senior students, the first classes in the state sector since late January

27 May 04:59 Rappler 1882105643057661137.html
Don’t panic but stay safe, says doctor who recovered from COVID-19

People should not panic but follow the precautionary measure by the government to limit the spread of COVID-19, says doctor who recovered from virus in Qatar.

27 May 08:55 The Peninsula 1202843881519233471.html
Hundreds more security forces sent to the Greek-Turkish border

The Armed Forces and the Hellenic Police are on full alert and vigilant after the new barrage of challenges from Turkey against Greece.

27 May 05:59 Greek City Times 1506177377297161085.html
Number doubling every 14 days, nearly 23,000 cases likely by June 30, says PMC

In areas under the PMC jurisdiction, of the 273 deaths will May 26, 80 deaths were in the age group of 60-70 years, 58 were in the age group of 50-60 years, 57 in the age group of 70-80 years and 37 in the age group of 40-50 years.

27 May 18:04 The Indian Express 2885715104378118674.html
Calling on divine intervention: Sunday to mark Day of Prayer against COVID-19

The president said as South Africa moved to level 3 lockdown, we needed all the help we could get and that included divine intervention.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107672819680.html
Dominic Cummings Creates a Very British Scandal

It’s hard to get too enraged by the lockdown activities of Boris Johnson’s closest adviser, but the political costs will be considerable

27 May 06:06 Bloomberg.com 4032480120767198082.html
COVID-19: India death toll rises to 4,337; total cases reach 1,51,767

The number of active coronavirus cases stands at 83,004, while 64,425 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said.

27 May 08:10 The New Indian Express 4718288654005752545.html
MLB Pitcher Hearing ‘Rumors’ About Power Agent Scott Boras

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer calls out Scott Boras on social media over rumors he's hearing from other players.

27 May 22:31 The Spun 9122471847650057862.html
COVID-19 here to stay till 2021, aggressive testing needed to curb its spread: Health experts

While Jha exuded confidence that a vaccine will be available in a year's time, Prof Giesecke said India should practice a lockdown that is as 'soft' as possible, as a severe lockdown will ruin its economy very quickly.

27 May 13:02 The Financial Express 1288289579698136565.html
Canadian judge OKs extradition proceedings for Huawei CFO

A Canadian Supreme Court judge has ruled that extradition proceedings should continue for an executive of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.

27 May 19:24 CyberScoop 4040234470876630120.html
Police warns on using essential workers’ Ssickers, RDC letters during curfew

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has made it clear that use of essential workers’ stickers and Resident District Commissioners – RDC letters will not be allowed during curfew hours. Senior Superintendent of Police – SSP Norman Musinga, also Kampala metropolitan traffic police commander said police will not spare vehicles and drivers with …

27 May 15:10 The Independent Uganda: 5099025990138322689.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
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
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
World coronavirus dispatch: Big Tech's big plans for the post-Covid world

From first drone deliveries in the US, to how South Korea crushed its second outbreak, and the impact of Covid-19 on militant activity in Africa - read these and more in today's world dispatch

27 May 08:35 Business-Standard 1502508926668322300.html
Why SpaceX's launch for NASA is such a big deal for Elon Musk's rocket company and the US as a whole, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - If SpaceX successfully launches NASA astronauts to the space station, it will open a new era of commercial human spaceflight.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 20:46 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755992006733.html
Piyush Goyal asks industry to start working for post-COVID period; says worst for economy is over

The minister said that "worst for the economy is over. Things are looking up, and revival is in the air".

27 May 21:01 The Financial Express 1288289580262537813.html
Whole country to move to Level 3 on 1 June, but further detail delayed, again

A highly anticipated media briefing on the Level 3 regulations has once again been postponed. Meanwhile, Health Minister Zweli Mkhizi clarified on Wednesday that Covid-19 hotspots will move to Level 3 along with the rest of the country on 1 June.

27 May 13:07 Daily Maverick 2373996787918004811.html
Hong Kong braces for downtown protests on China-backed laws

Protests are planned for Wednesday near the Legislative Council building in central Hong Kong, where lawmakers plan to hold a hearing on a bill that would criminalize disrespect toward China’s national anthem.

27 May 04:40 The Indian Express 2885715104442834761.html
PH airlines ready to resume flights under ‘new normal’

Philippine carriers are ready to resume passenger commercial flights under the “new normal” as the Air Carriers Association of the Philippines renewed their call for government support.

27 May 21:50 manilastandard.net 4715274784328806633.html
Ontario says more health providers can reopen including dentists, optometrists

The change comes as a result of a new order from the province’s chief medical officer of health

27 May 21:13 The Globe and Mail 68426410878337540.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
A plastic surgeon who has reopened his clinic says he will perform any operation — except lip fillers

As states begin to ease up on coronavirus pandemic lockdowns, doctors are reopening their offices and once again offering elective procedures, filler injections and plastic surgery included.

27 May 20:17 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883279059579.html
Punjab approves reforms to avail additional borrowing of 1.5% of GSDP

The additional borrowing would help state tide over the estimated 30 per cent revenue shortfall in 2020-21 fiscal

27 May 17:07 Business-Standard 1502508925440562683.html
WHO expects hydroxychloroquine safety findings by mid-June

ZURICH, May 26 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday promised a swift review of data on hydroxychloroquine, probably by mid-June, after safety concerns prompted the group to suspend the malaria drug's use in a large trial on COVID-19 patients.

27 May 10:07 Daily Maverick 2373996788099944557.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer qualifies as autonomous from China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said the U.S. no longer views Hong Kong as politically autonomous from China, a stark escalation in response to China’s plan to impose new security

27 May 15:57 TheHill 355432919644211579.html
Iran’s Covid-19 Recovered Patients Surpass 111,000, New Cases Top

The number of recovered patients from the novel coronavirus in Iran crossed 111,000 as of Wednesday, a health official announced.

27 May 19:30 Financial Tribune 7109125994277460363.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
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
SEEK job ads continue to increase as economy reboots

It appears job advertisements are continuing to climb, after a sharp drop off in April due to coronavirus. SEEK’s latest data shows that new job ads posted on their website during the fortnight ended…

27 May 21:56 myGC.com.au 214966661916839719.html
Trump threatens to veto FISA bill ahead of House vote

President Trump is threatening to veto legislation reauthorizing expired government surveillance tools if it passes in the House, citing “massive abuse” of the government powers in the Russia

27 May 23:08 TheHill 355432918553320746.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
Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets to disperse protests over security bill

Hong Kong riot police fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters in the heart of the global financial centre on Wednesday, as new national security laws proposed by Beijing revived anti-government demonstrations. Police also surrounded the Legislative Council where a bill was due to be debated that would criminalize disrespect of…

27 May 05:27 Japan Today 8582716286096729194.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
Presidency denies reports on Buhari canceling appointments, approvals made by Abba Kyari

Nigerian Presidency on Tuesday night denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled appointments and memos

27 May 08:31 The ICIR 2244788520430562928.html
Death toll from Covid-19 rises to 30 as 1740 more cases and 1439 recoveries reported in Qatar on May 27

Ministry of Public Health today reported 1,740 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), and 1,439 new recovered patients in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovered cases in Qatar to 13,283. The Ministry also announced 2 deaths due to the virus

27 May 13:48 The Peninsula 1202843882298001089.html
Two officers shot, one flown to hospital after shootout in Anson County, three suspects at-large

The vehicle came to a stop in the Myrtlewood Apartments complex off Myrtlewood Drive. There, the officers and the suspects exchanged gunfire.

27 May 05:24 WBTV 6439870257691602166.html
Quibi for iPhone can now use AirPlay to stream shows on big screens

Quibi’s latest update for iPhones gives the app the capability to play its bite-sized shows on TVs: according to Chief Product Officer Tom Conrad, the application now supports Apple AirPlay.

27 May 14:20 Engadget 96641514968438319.html
Andrea Bocelli calls his Covid-19 experience a 'nightmare'

Rome – Renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli said Tuesday he had caught the novel coronavirus but was now recovered, describing the experience as “a nightmare”. Bocelli, who has been blind since age 12, raised spirits in Italy during the pandemic, which has killed...

27 May 16:50 thenewpaper 2217039561660834999.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
‘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
Tribeca Film Institute Winds Down Operations, Will Close Completely in September

Tribeca leaders left open the possibility that TFI could rise again.

27 May 00:49 IndieWire 5001780946233112612.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
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
Sunshine Tour Ladies' Hall wants to see more women's golf on TV

Sunshine Ladies Tour golfer Casandra Hall believes there should be more women's sport on television, especially during the Covid-19 enforced lockdown.

27 May 18:07 Sport 682566035893973444.html
MLA irked over delay in shifting COVID-19 case

The Alleged delay in shifting COVID-19 positive cases lodged in a quarantine facility irked a legislator in Manipur who also drew the chief minister’s attention to the issue on Wednesday.

27 May 08:13 Nagalandpost 3019528212459565803.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
National anthem bill reignites Hong Kong unrest

Riot police clashed with office workers on their lunch break in Hong Kong on Wednesday after a bill which would outlaw insults to China's national anthem became the latest trigger for unrest.

27 May 08:18 Australian Financial Review 3974284486477956435.html
Libraries, playgrounds, dog parks begin to re-open

City of Ballarat has announced some council facilities including the acquatic centre, libraries and playgrounds will re-open with restrictions in place over the coming week.

27 May 09:00 The Courier 3604583735237692864.html
Napoli could lose Koulibaly without Champions League – Dossena

Kalidou Koulibaly has been linked with a switch to the Premier League and Andrea Dossena concedes Napoli may be forced to sell him.

27 May 18:16 sportskeeda 1601194027366788232.html
Former Head Of Russia's Chuvashia Sues Putin Over Dismissal

In an unprecedented move, the former head of the Russian region of Chuvashia, Mikhail Ignatyev, has filed a lawsuit against President Vladimir Putin challenging a presidential decree that removed him from office in January.

27 May 08:31 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163858543163.html
NHL to restart with 24-team playoff in two hub cities

The National Hockey League will abandon the rest of the regular season and proceed directly to a 24-team playoff staged in two hub cities.

27 May 06:49 Sport 682566034669992859.html
Nigerian man narrates how lady slept at his place and had asthma attack at 12am

A man called Ajibade Adedapo shared story of lady who came to sleep over at his place and had an asthma attack at 12am. He said she still wanted to get intimate

27 May 09:17 Legit 3764253650563815226.html
Need for growing NDB into global development institution: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

In her remarks at the meeting, Sitharaman appreciated Kamath for his stellar stewardship in very quickly giving shape to the vision stated by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) leaders in 2014.

27 May 21:22 The Financial Express 1288289580136642424.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
French contact-tracing app approved by lawmakers, to launch this weekend

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government’s contact-tracing app project was approved by the lower house of parliament on Wednesday, paving the way for a weekend launch of a tool developed independently of the more widely used Apple/Google platform.

27 May 18:31 Reuters 8334514180436850874.html
Passenger on Alliance Air's Delhi-Ludhiana flight tests Covid-19 positive

According to the spokesperson, there were 36 passengers and five crew members in the flight.

27 May 12:02 Business-Standard 1502508926204885712.html
UK's most vulnerable people at risk of losing 60% of their income

Citizens Advice warns of lack of safety net for many of the 2.5 million ordered to shield at home

27 May 23:01 the Guardian 1491978796294089453.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
Odion Ighalo: Solskjaer confident Nigerian will extend his stay at Manchester United

Odion Ighalo's current deal with Man United expires next month. The 30-year-old joined the Red Devils on a six months loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua in January

27 May 10:15 Legit 3764253650313123895.html
Pics: President follows up on road projects in Egyptian capital

Sisi has been keen to listen to the opinions of the workers in these projects and make sure the work goes as it should, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899317276691.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
These 5 'stay at home' stocks are getting pounded as the US economy reopens, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - All 50 US states as of Memorial Day weekend have relaxed at least some of the restrictions put in place mid-March to contain the spread of COVID-19.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 19:49 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756213375547.html
Safdie Brothers Turn to Television With First-Look HBO Deal

A24 will be executive producing the future TV projects.

27 May 03:35 HYPEBEAST 3806037268695225244.html
Eddie Kenzo petitions Parliament for evacuation from Ivory Coast

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Singer Edirisa Musuuza also known as Eddie Kenzo has petitioned Parliament seeking government’s intervention to have him evacuated from Ivory Coast. Kenzo has been held up for the last two months due to the closure of borders occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kenzo left the country for business in …

27 May 16:50 The Independent Uganda: 5099025989561074506.html
Minnesota Vikings Release Strong Statement After The Death of George Floyd By Cops (PIC)

(Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) Protesters have crowded the streets everyday on the Minneapolis intersection where George Floyd lost consciousness…

27 May 22:41 Total Pro Sports 5536572205028046095.html
Delhi confidential: Sound Of Silence

Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday reeled out figures of the financial aid given by the Centre to the state, and accused the state government of not utilising the money.

27 May 01:49 The Indian Express 2885715105731228412.html
One lakh people completed quarantine period in Odisha; Death toll at 7

As many as 1 lakh people, mostly migrant workers returning from other states, have completed their quarantine period in Odisha, which continues

27 May 03:01 First Post Of India 844080067702752688.html
Pools and holiday parks among range of Tweed facilities set to reopen!

Tweed residents can rejoice, with the announcement that a range of facilities are finally set to reopen to the public after being shut due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the facilities set to…

27 May 05:40 myGC.com.au 214966662309777873.html
Serie A's Bologna face quarantine threat with potential positive virus case

Serie A club Bologna announced on Wednesday a member of their coaching staff might have tested positive for coronavirus which could lead to quarantine.

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037177122502810.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
Home collection offers salve as Covid poses testing times for diagnostics companies

It’s testing times for the Indian diagnostic industry, which has witnessed a 80 per cent fall in patient visits and revenue. The operating loss in the short term, is pegged at ₹600- 2,200 crore this q

27 May 09:19 BusinessLine 5283600907133249.html
Disney plans to reopen Walt Disney World in July

The phased reopening will start with Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom

27 May 15:36 Polygon 3721530540971119069.html
Whitmer unveils COVID-19 dashboard, says boat request is 'failed attempt at humor'

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new interactive dashboard website to display COVID-19 data by region and county visually.

27 May 21:00 Washington Examiner 4625792332399724015.html
No community transmission in state yet: Hek

SHILLONG: Even though positive cases of coronavirus are rising, Health and Family Welfare Minister AL Hek has asserted that there is no community transmission in the region and the state as of now."There is no community transmission as of now and all

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879914011425.html
These 5 ‘stay at home’ stocks are getting pounded as the US economy reopens

A group of popular “stay at home” stocks are slumping as investors cheer the US economy reopening.

27 May 19:49 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882797806139.html
Delhi records hottest day in May in 18 years at 46 degrees Celsius

The weather station at Palam, Lodhi Road recorded 47.6 degrees Celsius – six degrees above normal – falling in the severe heat wave category.

27 May 05:32 Scroll.in 8669301692590642127.html
Strict rules Primark fans will need to follow when stores reopen

Primark stores will look very different with changes to how customers shop and browse items

27 May 09:44 Liverpool Echo 7727211173071458738.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
Family of Irish teenager who fell to his death in Australia ask for candles to be lit in his memory

Cian English (19) died while trying to flee a group of armed robbers, police have alleged

27 May 07:08 TheJournal.ie 6446904417410958063.html
‘Unassigned’ coronavirus cases near 3,000, rise as curbs on movement lifted

Cases in the unassigned category make up 2 per cent of the country's 1,45,380 cases of coronavirus infection as of Tuesday, and could potentially skew the case curves of several states

27 May 09:33 The Indian Express 2885715105518473192.html
Pak Army Says Indian Spy Drone Shot Down

The Pakistan Army claimed on Wednesday that it shot down an Indian

27 May 17:05 Kashmir Observer 1268422870362573384.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
COVID-19: Premier League clubs approve return to contact training

Ahead of June resumption of matches, the Premier League (PL) clubs have unanimously voted a return to contact training.

27 May 19:49 TheCable 7513571675011043033.html
Stripe launches in five new European countries

Expansion, which is being led by Dublin office, means company now in 39 countries

27 May 07:00 The Irish Times 8204772967308040097.html
Tesla slashes EV prices by up to $5,000 in North America and China

Tesla has given its more expensive models, the Model S and the Model X, the biggest price cut, slashing $5,000 off their old purchase price. The Model S Long Range Plus EV is now listed for $74,990 from $79,990, while the Performance version now costs $94,990.

27 May 10:25 Engadget 96641514992559891.html
Living on a prayer: Concerns as places of worship prepare to reopen their doors

The president’s announcement that places of worship can resume services under strict conditions during lockdown Level 3 has been met with strong and mixed opinions. The big question is, how will worshippers gather safely without spreading the coronavirus?

27 May 21:57 Daily Maverick 2373996788310483551.html
Posts Spread Fake Trump Memorial Day Tweet

Facebook users are circulating a fake screenshot of a supposed tweet from President Donald Trump, which purportedly praises his own "sacrifices" in recognition of Memorial Day. Trump never posted the tweet in question.

27 May 08:41 FactCheck.org 5460849093955611400.html
Labour reforms: Centre to tell states not to rewrite laws

As reported by FE earlier, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat proposed/issued orders, suspending key provisions of labour laws.

27 May 22:43 The Financial Express 1288289579536353438.html
Singrobo hydropower project to deliver electricity under a 35-year PPA

Power company Themis Group announced it has issued a Full Notice to Proceed with construction of the 44MW Singrobo Hydropower Project, in Ivory Coast.

27 May 09:59 ESI-Africa.com 2679729878523246759.html
SpaceX's first crewed mission to the ISS is scrubbed for today

The first attempt at launching US astronauts into space from American soil was delayed by weather conditions on Wednesday. NASA will take another shot Saturday.

27 May 20:21 Engadget 96641516373675336.html
Man in India who sold his goats for airline tickets will finally fly home

IndiGo, India’s biggest airline, has agreed to help a migrant laborer and two others fly home from Mumbai after an earlier flight he paid for by selling family livestock was canceled.

27 May 12:03 The Peninsula 1202843881542488947.html
Why SpaceX’s launch for NASA is such a big deal for Elon Musk’s rocket company and the US as a whole

The last time the United States launched humans into space from American soil was in 2011, when the last space shuttle made its final voyage into orbit.

27 May 20:46 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882576437325.html
Dominic Cummings’ name blocked by Twitter anti-porn filters

Boris Johnson aide’s name falls foul of digital censors.

27 May 12:51 POLITICO 2584151346845135700.html
DPR to enforce use of face masks at Osun filling stations

The Osun Field Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will start enforcing use of face masks at filling stations across the state

27 May 11:28 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299728965266.html
Government has no choice, must listen to wise counsel: Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: The Congress, after rejecting the government’s economic package announced to revive the economy, has said that sooner than … Government has no choice, must listen to wise counsel: Chidambaram Read More »

27 May 06:05 ISSCNC 6824315491258594785.html
Head of Italy's Lombardy region given police escort as COVID anger mounts

MILAN (Reuters) - The governor of Lombardy, the northern region at the epicentre of Italy’s coronavirus outbreak, said on Wednesday that he had been given a police escort after growing criticism of his administration’s handling of the crisis.

27 May 12:19 Reuters 8334514180179258367.html
Man arrested over deadly 2019 arson at Japan's Kyoto Animation

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese man suspected of killing 36 people and injuring dozens in an arson attack at an animation studio last July was arrested on Wednesday after spending 10 months in hospital for treatment.

27 May 04:16 Reuters 8334514179779521920.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
Four US policemen fired over death of black man as family demands justice

The four policemen, who caused the death of George Floyd, have been fired as the victim's family call for a murder charge.

27 May 18:20 TheCable 7513571674485464820.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
Man booked for sedition for online comment on Yogi Adityanath

Police said that Anup Singh has been booked under IPC sections 124-A (sedition), 500 (defamation), 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and section 66 of the Information Technology Act.

27 May 05:51 The Indian Express 2885715104166582459.html
NHL to restart with 24-team playoff in two hub cities

CALGARY: The National Hockey League (NHL) announced Tuesday it will abandon the rest of the regular season and proceed directly to a 24-team playoff staged in two hub cities.NHL Commissioner G

27 May 05:47 Pakistan Today 6621510369563912296.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
AMC Theaters Upgraded From 'Sell' to 'Neutral' as Analyst Says Bankruptcy Risk Has 'Subsided'

Company's fair value estimate was also raised from $1 to $5

27 May 22:26 TheWrap 2361432282892551604.html
Rajasthan: Man consumes pesticide in suicide attempt near Gehlot’s residence

According to the police, the condition of the man, identified as Chenaram Mali, who hails from Nagaur district, was stated to be stable after cops rushed him to the hospital.

27 May 02:27 The Indian Express 2885715104137491915.html
Updates about government-backed hacking and disinformation

Findings on government-backed phishing, threats and disinformation, and a new way to share information about actions we take against accounts that we attribute to coordinated influence campaigns.

27 May 18:00 Google 7122920201689999544.html
Covid-19 to drive €4bn loan losses in Irish banks

Pandemic will wipe out capital due to be returned to shareholders

27 May 09:16 The Irish Times 8204772967741569016.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
Argyle Community Trust have swapped balls and bibs for food and medicine supplies

Trust staff have been out and about in the community during the COVID-19 crisis

27 May 10:06 PlymouthLive 6373569609099810953.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
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
Business will be the loser in the US-China fight

Both nations are indispensable, so companies face a two-track world

27 May 04:00 Ft 707176889682439967.html
Former Aston Villa striker Garry Thompson: Player safety at top of agenda

Villa hero Garry Thompson claims the health and safety of players must stay top of the agenda in talks over the Premier League’s possible restart.

27 May 07:28 Express & Star 7324224459274447337.html
Boris to face just 20 minutes of MPs' questions about Dominic Cummings

The Prime Minister will appear before the Commons Liaison Committee today.

27 May 07:15 Metro 970161748940439024.html
South Korea examines first suspected cases of syndrome in kids linked to COVID-19

SEOUL (Reuters) - Two children who are the first suspected cases in South Korea of a rare, life-threatening syndrome linked with the new coronavirus, are recovering following treatment, health authorities said on Wednesday.

27 May 07:29 Reuters 8334514181502426109.html
Disney to present reopening plan for Walt Disney World

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co will present its proposal for a phased reopening of its Orlando, Florida, theme parks to a local task force on Wednesday, the company said in a statement.

27 May 18:42 Reuters 8334514181066773187.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
YouTube says removal of China comments 'an error'

YouTube said Tuesday it was investigating the removal of comments critical of the Chinese Communist Party from the video-sharing platform, saying the filtering appeared to be "an error." The comments

27 May 05:08 Deccan Herald 2027555796462163906.html
China's top political advisory body starts closing meeting of annual session

The third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, China's top political advisory body, started its closing meeting on Wednesday.

27 May 15:08 Global Times 7829414521537492883.html
'Starting point': EU's frugal members cool on recovery plan

Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden want emergency help for countries badly hit by the coronavirus to take the form of one-off loans

27 May 17:30 Rappler 1882105642039328457.html
Covid-19 highlights importance of agri storage

Promoting storage capacity of food grains at the Gram-Panchayat level will go a long way in making villages and farmers self-reliant

27 May 10:04 BusinessLine 5283601450594612.html
Fishermen advised not to sail into rough Arabian sea till June 4

Adam H. Sobel, Atmospheric scientist at the Columbia University has also anticipated a cyclone over the Arabian Sea, early next week.

27 May 09:12 Business-Standard 1502508925518282038.html
Medicaid providers increasingly frustrated by delays in COVID-19 funding

Health care providers that primarily treat the poor, children and people with disabilities are getting left out of the COVID-19 aid being issued by the Trump administration, frustrating advocates who

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432917944320508.html
Companies like NAB and Westpac confirm hot desking is out as they begin returning employees to the office

The finance sector has rolled out measures for workers as they gradually return to the office.

27 May 03:26 Business Insider Australia 5575934301740777230.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
Furor against UK top aide lingers, could weaken lockdown compliance

Poll shows 2/3 Britons are less likely to follow pandemic rules after Prime Minister’s advisor drove 400km to visit a family farm

27 May 23:33 The Globe and Mail 68426410196032785.html
Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

The anthem bill is set for a second reading today and is expected to be turned into law next month

27 May 07:33 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362970795633.html
Mkhize provides clarity on the level 3 lockdown game plan

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize caused confusion on Tuesday when he told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) that hotspots would remain on level four lockdown.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108394004317.html
Euro economy facing recession as bad as worst forecasts – ECB president

Christine Lagarde says estimates for milder slump ‘out of date’

27 May 10:27 The Irish Times 8204772967313673647.html
NSAC approves UFC on ESPN 9 and UFC 250 for UFC APEX, approves new COVID-19 protocols

The UFC has a green light to resume business in its backyard.

27 May 16:46 MMA FIGHTING 2898528045243479420.html
Orange County sheriff says he won't enforce public mask order

The Orange County sheriff on Tuesday made it clear he will not enforce an order issued over the weekend requiring people to wear cloth face coverings in public.

27 May 05:34 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440469854833.html
When will NASA and SpaceX try to launch again? New date for historic mission announced

NASA astronauts, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, were expected to take off from Florida at 16:33 EDT (21:33 BST), this evening, but the launch was cancelled due to poor weather conditions

27 May 20:49 mirror 675785261043789174.html
Two held for swindling Rs 48L through chit fund company

Two persons were arrested for swindling Rs 48 lakh on the pretext of doubling the money within 15 days, police said here on Tuesday. The accused had created a phony chit-fund concern, ‘The Future Company’. They claimed it to be a chain-marketing company which could double

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232319159330.html
Adrian Collins takes to the saddle in cricket fundraiser

The chairman of Cricket Shropshire is taking to the saddle to embark on a whistle-stop 500-mile tour of the county’s grounds in support of charities.

27 May 08:43 Shropshire Star 3480199992912646475.html
Bill Ackman dumps investments in Berkshire Hathaway, Blackstone

The billionaire investor said volatility might create better opportunities to deploy capital on higher-returning investments than Warren Buffett's company.

27 May 22:00 Australian Financial Review 3974284486536121488.html
Hospital staff with Covid-19 had protective antibodies in study

The research addresses a crucial question regarding the new coronavirus: whether people who had Covid-19, and especially those who didn’t get severely ill, develop antibodies capable of protecting them against reinfection.

27 May 08:50 The Indian Express 2885715105466457458.html
$100m Redfern station upgrade to start later this year

The upgrade to the southern end of one of Sydney's busiest train stations will be completed about a year later than originally planned.

27 May 07:26 The Age 7967730563153925261.html
Coronavirus in Ballarat: Parents confused over playgrounds reopening

People were spotted using the new outdoor gym equipment on Wednesday morning

27 May 04:30 The Courier 3604583734921594662.html
White House organizes harassment of Twitter employee as Trump threatens company

The Twitter employee is now facing death threats.

27 May 19:11 The Verge 1337119303505008689.html
Christian Mbulu: Morecambe and ex-Motherwell defender dies at the age of 23

The 23-year-old who once had a stint with Motherwell FC started his very short career at Millwall before playing for Brentwood, Braintree and Crewe Alexandria.

27 May 08:33 Legit 3764253649568299062.html
President Donald Trump, Twitter at war over free speech

President Donal Trump of the United States (US) on Wednesday, May 27, threatened to close down the micro-blogging site, Twitter, including all social media.

27 May 12:22 Legit 3764253649949807880.html
Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, nephew Deepak as legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu CM

A Madras High Court bench Wednesday said that Deepak and Deepa are second class legal heirs of the late chief minister Jayalalithaa, being the son and daughter of her late brother Jayakumar

27 May 17:30 Firstpost 4760741712084193844.html
'We know businesses are hurting': Qld Tourism Minister

Queensland Tourism Minister Kate Jones says it is a delicate balance between health and the economy when dealing with the coronavirus.

27 May 08:13 Australian Financial Review 3974284488177465873.html
Arrest made in connection with Saturday assault

The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries

27 May 18:47 KitchenerToday.com 52741009298457908.html
US company trials vaccine candidate in Aus

Canberra: A US biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year.Novavax will inject 131 volunteers in the first phase of the trial testing the

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880317289513.html
Koike to announce candidacy in June for Tokyo gubernatorial election

Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike will announce her candidacy around June 10 for this summer's gubernatorial election in the capital, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday. Koike, a former defense minister, became governor in 2016 without the backing of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party. But the party…

27 May 07:03 Japan Today 8582716286598656374.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
Why Moderna Stock Dropped Today

The biotech's coronavirus vaccine reportedly made some people sick.

27 May 20:47 The Motley Fool 2231313657790040675.html
After-school sector wants free care extended over winter holidays

While schools have resumed full-time teaching, the out-of-school-hours sector is unsure how many families will still need its services

27 May 06:53 Brisbane Times 2314609338807810657.html
After-school sector wants free care extended over winter holidays

While schools have resumed full-time teaching, the out-of-school-hours sector is unsure how many families will still need its services

27 May 06:53 The Age 7967730561788738145.html
Lockdown Barber Shops Ordered to Close by Trading Standards

A war led by the BBC on barber shops caught defying the lockdown to offer haircuts has ended, after the local trading standards department ordered the closing of around 20 rule-flouting hairdressers.

27 May 09:30 Gizmodo UK 8363059002089925341.html
Everyone’s Making Fun Of The Redskins’ Latest Tweet

Football fans all around the world are mocking the Washington Redskins for a questionable tweet on Wednesday.

27 May 20:45 The Spun 9122471849723490344.html
Is this the death knell for bank branches?

Older people and small businesses are the big users of bank branches. But bankers are waiting to see how much their behaviour has changed in the wake of the pandemic.

27 May 08:05 Australian Financial Review 3974284487574719044.html
SpaceX’s first manned rocket launch called off

Storm forces postponement with just 17 minutes left on countdown

27 May 20:58 Ft 707176888972336269.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
Oshiomhole’s faction of APC picks Ize-Iyamu as Edo gov consensus candidate

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, a pastor, has emerged the consensus governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party.

27 May 11:46 TheCable 7513571674897587022.html
Human tragedy of migrant workers: Heartbreaking video of toddler trying to wake up dead mother at Muzaffarpur station shocks nation

In a devastating twist to the ongoing human tragedy of migrant workers, a video of a toddler desperately trying to wake up his dead mother at Muzaffarpur railway station has gone viral on social media.

27 May 09:14 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720207610281312.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
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
Austria’s efforts to accelerate its clean energy transition

Austria is committed to reaching carbon neutrality by 2040 at the latest – 10 years earlier than the goal set by the European Union. To meet this ambitious deadline, the Austrian government will need to significantly step up decarbonisation efforts across all parts of its energy sector, the International Energy Agency said today in its […]

27 May 07:30 Modern Diplomacy 4563921198869577936.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
Woman completes reading the Quran during Ramadan, explains how she did it

A woman with the Twitter name Nooran A has said that she finished reading the Quran all through the holy month of Ramadan. She said that is her first time.

27 May 21:32 Legit 3764253650165138930.html
FAAN: Air travellers should expect flight delays, increased fares

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says passengers should expect flight delays and increased fares when flight operations resume.

27 May 19:28 TheCable 7513571675375561159.html
Bulgaria: Newly Employed Persons Higher than Registered Unemployed in May

For the first time since the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis in Bulgaria, the number of newly employed persons is higher than those newly registered at the employment offices. In the week of May 18-24, a total of 8,028 people found jobs, while the newly unemployed persons numbered 7,225, the National Statistical Institute reported.

27 May 11:48 novinite.com 4235039570250514804.html
Dow Up More Than 500 Points on Economic Confidence

Shares of retailers like Macy's, Kohl's, and the Gap rose sharply as investors cheered evidence that the economy is recovering. | Economy

27 May 20:34 Breitbart 3148363490787954914.html
PlayStation 5 reveal set for June 3rd according to multiple sources

Multiple sources have suggested that Sony will be holding a PlayStation 5 event on June 3rd."The virtual event could be held June 3, though some people also cautioned that plans have been in flux

27 May 15:38 tsa 6447108926490668665.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
Behind farmers’ tractor march in Haryana, a Bhagat Singh fan

Mandeep Nathwan had raised the drugs issue too which had led to Anil Vij- SP Sangeeta Kalia spat in 2015.

27 May 18:03 The Indian Express 2885715104901367296.html
COVID-19: 'Less Than Half' Of Positive Coronavirus Antibody Tests Are Accurate, CDC Says

Antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with Covid-19 might be wrong up to half the time, CDC warns.

27 May 02:46 Tech Times 4011848567718053708.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
Executive extortion goes domestic in "The Don, Part II"

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH The Don’s criminal reign becomes even more brazen, as he publicly extorts a state during a pandemic

27 May 11:35 Boing Boing 4601305168650136003.html
COVID-19: India Continues To Fare Much Better Than The Rest Of The World

10.7 cases per lakh population have been reported in India as compared to 69.9 cases per lakh globally.

27 May 03:43 League of India 8067868025201356333.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
CID to re-examine 2018 abetment to suicide case against Arnab: Deshmukh

“Adnya Naik had complained to me that #AlibaugPolice had not investigated non-payment of dues from #ArnabGoswami's @republic which drove her entrepreneur father & grandmom to suicide in May 2018," he tweeted.

27 May 07:48 The Indian Express 2885715103778080601.html
Greek PM and seven other country leaders discuss efforts to restart the economy

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday took part in the third video conference between the leaders of countries that addressed the first wave of the

27 May 14:50 Greek City Times 1506177377550483635.html
Administrators rule out mid-June return for SAA flights

Without approval of practitioners, SAA announced its planes would be back in the skies.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831469790303.html
Peter Andre fears wife Emily will catch coronavirus as she battles on frontline

Peter has launched a new reality show during lockdown.

27 May 23:12 Metro 970161748207372987.html
Floor trading resumes at NYSE, with masks and plexiglas

New York Stock Exchange, the symbolic heart of Wall Street, reopened its floor Tuesday after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus, with traders donning masks and separated by plexiglas.     

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567725382263.html
Hong Kong legislature surrounded by riot police ahead of expected protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of riot police took up posts around Hong Kong’s legislature overnight, as protests were expected on Wednesday over a bill criminalising disrespect of China’s national anthem and against plans by Beijing to impose national security laws.

27 May 03:36 Reuters 8334514180027697616.html
Los Angeles Rams Announce The Opening of SoFi Stadium, Selling Tickets To Preseason Games

SoFi Stadium has an open date. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Rams announced their new NFL stadium in Inglewood will…

27 May 21:44 Total Pro Sports 5536572206223780518.html
Covid-19: Google to reopen offices in July for limited number of employees

The company will also be giving $1,000 stipend for home office equipment to make remote work easier

27 May 07:38 Business-Standard 1502508924942975036.html
The right economic response to the COVID-19 crisis

Extraordinary measures are needed.

27 May 09:59 The Japan Times 6673764366695442860.html
Nevada Athletic Commission to vote on return of UFC, boxing

The Nevada Athletic Commission will meet by phone Wednesday to determine whether combat sports events can resume in Nevada with enhanced health and safety protocols.

27 May 02:02 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837399666541.html
Govt amends norms; companys’ contribution to PM Cares Fund to qualify as CSR expenditure

NEW DELHI: The government has amended the norms whereby contributions by corporates to the PM CARES Fund will qualify as … Govt amends norms; companys’ contribution to PM Cares Fund to qualify as CSR expenditure Read More »

27 May 20:50 ISSCNC 6824315491219690067.html
JNU Prof’s Fix for Economy’s Revival Post Lockdown

According to Mumbai-based think-tank, Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), more than 122 million Indians — mainly daily wage … JNU Prof’s Fix for Economy’s Revival Post Lockdown Read More »

27 May 05:46 ISSCNC 6824315490554766522.html
COVID testing not mandatory for services related to maternal, newborn: Govt

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 06:20 Oneindia 2023829371687326070.html
South Korea reports 40 new coronavirus cases, biggest jump in nearly 50 days

More than 2 million high school juniors, middle school seniors, first and second graders and kindergarten students were expected to return to school on Wednesday.

27 May 11:25 The Financial Express 1288289579813821421.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
Nigerian military unlawfully detain children at rehabilitation centre for militants: Amnesty

ABUJA (Reuters) - The Nigerian military are unlawfully detaining boys and men at a rehabilitation centre for alleged members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Amnesty International said in a report released on Wednesday.

27 May 12:37 Reuters 8334514180265020543.html
Google highlights Indian 'hack-for-hire' companies in new TAG report | ZDNet

Google also discloses seven coordinated political influence campaigns that took place on its platforms during Q1 2020.

27 May 21:43 ZDNet 591556591750897373.html
Pakistan private schools federation calls out for peaceful protests on Friday

Pakistan private schools federation calls out for peaceful protests on FridayPakistan private schools federation calls out for peaceful

27 May 00:00 Daily Times 746661314188674088.html
Learn about places that do not allow entry without wearing mask

Whoever violates these decisions shall be punished with a fine not exceeding LE 4,000, or a penalty of detention.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898629570881.html
COVID-19 council's briefing on level 3 regulations postponed again

This was the second time the briefing- aimed at clarifying questions around how level 3 lockdown will all work - had been postponed at short notice.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106594299608.html
Faith community made huge contribution in fighting COVID-19 - Ramaphosa

The president on Tuesday evening said religious institutions had suffered greatly during the lockdown.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107514244263.html
Ukrainian woman uses panties as face mask after she’s denied service

A Ukrainian woman has gone viral for removing her panties and wearing them as a mask after being refused service at a post office.

27 May 12:15 New York Post 7654946768020275634.html
Arsenal and Man United on alert as Barcelona put world class star on the market for €50m

Arsenal and Man United on alert as Barcelona put world class star on the market for €50m

27 May 19:21 CaughtOffside 8169236756144722332.html
IOTA Foundation and Law Firm Dentons Present DLT-Powered Digital Health Passport

In the recently concluded Global Legal Hackathon, Germany-based IOTA Foundation and U.S.-based law firm Dentons developed a distributed ledger technology-based (DLT) digital health passport called Selv.

27 May 10:00 BTC Manager 8549607152810613874.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
Like Scindia, Rae Bareli Congress MLA Aditi Singh Too Removes ‘Congress’ From Her Twitter Bio

Just before switching over to the BJP, Scindia had also dropped INC from his profile on social media.

27 May 17:16 Swarajya 4977622829121935045.html
Residential building declines as government considers cash grants for new homes

There was already a decline in the home building industry before the coronavirus pandemic began, heaping pressure on the government to stimulate the sector.

27 May 04:10 The Age 7967730562597208352.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
India initiates anti-dumping probe into imports of polyester yarn from 4 countries

The probe was launched following a complaint by eight domestic manufacturers, including Suryalakshmi Cotton Mills and Suryalata Spinning Mills.

27 May 17:38 The Financial Express 1288289581446411760.html
Delhi: 57-year-old IRS officer commits suicide

Eish Singhal, DCP (New Delhi) said, “ We received a call from the hospital authorities about the incident. Saxena used a bedsheet to hang himself. We also found a suicide note inside his bedroom... We are probing the matter."

27 May 09:06 The Indian Express 2885715104504411842.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
Amnesty: How children who escaped Boko Haram captivity are tortured in detention

Hundreds of children who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in the north-east are being tortured by the military, Amnesty International (AI) says in a report to commemorate Children’s Day on

27 May 07:24 TheCable 7513571674446536723.html
UConn fugitive Peter Manfredonia may have been spotted in Uber to Maryland

The machete-wielding University of Connecticut student who is being hunted for a killing spree may have last been seen fleeing south across the Maryland state line in an Uber, according to a report

27 May 22:05 New York Post 7654946768600535438.html
Google finds Indian hack-for-hire firms exploiting coronavirus fears via spearphishing schemes

Hack-for-hire firms in India are impersonating the World Health Organization in spearphishing emails, according to Google’s Threat Analysis Group research.

27 May 20:47 CyberScoop 4040234470326930078.html
Germany to extend contact restrictions untill June 29

The German federal government and the 16 states have agreed in principle to keep coronavirus contact restrictions in place until June 29, the Federal Press Office announced Tuesday night

27 May 16:05 Times of Oman 5168079155157139550.html
Residential building declines as government considers cash grants for new homes

There was already a decline in the home building industry before the coronavirus pandemic began, heaping pressure on the government to stimulate the sector.

27 May 04:10 WAtoday 6806590900062470432.html
Transfer Talk: Manchester United take out massive loan to land Jadon Sancho

Ed Woodward has secured a sizable loan to help Man United get through the coronavirus pandemic and land Jadon Sancho. Transfer Talk has the latest.

27 May 23:18 ESPN 8538773402122523894.html
French parliament approves Covid-19 tracker as privacy watchdog gives green light

French lawmakers on Wednesday approved a government-backed cellphone app that will alert users if they have been in contact with a person infected by the coronavirus.

27 May 06:24 France 24 5635134570406855745.html
Kenin, Stephens to play WTT season before fans at resort

Reigning Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin and 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens will compete in a 2020 World TeamTennis season played at a mountain resort with spectators starting July 12.

27 May 06:35 The Citizen 410802301570056664.html
How To Make It Safe To Fly The Friendly Skies Again

The airline industry has been particularly pummeled by the global pandemic as consumers sheltering in place have eschewed both domestic and overseas air travel.

27 May 22:59 PYMNTS.com 7357138825233678966.html
Mkhize confirms whole country will move to level-3 lockdown

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has blamed an outdated slide in a presentation on Wednesday for creating fear that some parts of South Africa would remain on level-4 lockdown on 1 June.

27 May 11:03 TechCentral 724913820241258686.html
Postmedia to lay off about 40 employees after unions reject salary cuts

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says it will lay off about 40 employees after a number of its unions did not approve a temporary salary reduction to help reduce costs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 18:27 KitchenerToday.com 52741009597085237.html
SpaceX Ready To Launch NASA Astronauts, Back On Home Turf

It's set to be the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

27 May 14:25 HuffPost 5982769915283279323.html
Karnataka to re-open Temples from June 1

To take final decision after Centre’s guidelines Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government yesterday said Temples in the State could be re-opened from June 1. The final decision, however, will be taken after the Centre releases its guidelines once the fourth phase of the lockdown is over on May 31. Temples in Karnataka have been closed for...

27 May 13:14 Star of Mysore 1698039376979492713.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
Manish Sisodia asks school principals to chalk out micro-plan for reopening of educational institutions

Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister, said there cannot be a common plan for reopening all schools as the context of every school is different.

27 May 22:10 The Financial Express 1288289580362017320.html
Nude man allegedly spent ‘entire day’ destroying Florida school

A naked man broke into a shuttered Florida high school and trashed the building, leaving $100,000 in damages in a 22-hour vandalism spree.

27 May 13:53 New York Post 7654946767757037835.html
As China Seeks Support On Hong Kong, India Has The Opportunity To Revive Relations On New Terms

Any serious observer of India-China relations would first point out the lack of reciprocity in it.

27 May 17:12 Swarajya 4977622828934317437.html
SoftBank-backed Ola Electric buys Dutch scooter company Etergo

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A unit of SoftBank Group-backed Indian ride-hailing company Ola will buy Amsterdam-based electric scooter company Etergo as part of its plan to locally build electric vehicles (EVs), the company said on Wednesday.

27 May 07:10 Reuters 8334514181210123066.html
Bushwalkers found alive after missing for 19 days in New Zealand national park

Friends and family of Jessica O'Connor and Dion Reynolds are "absolutely over the moon" with delight that the pair have been found safe and well.

27 May 07:53 The Age 7967730561798994137.html
Karnataka mandates week-long institutional quarantine for passengers from 7 states

A week-long institutional quarantine will have to be undergone by passengers arriving by domestic flights in Karnataka from seven particular states, including Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu, where COVID-19 cases are high, the state government has said.

27 May 04:38 Oneindia 2023829372530437928.html
McDonald's drive-thrus in Notts set to reopen next month

The wait is nearly over

27 May 11:50 NottinghamshireLive 5149776702708615644.html
French economy to shrink by 20% in second quarter as recession deepens

France's economy is on course to contract 20% in the second quarter from the previous three months as the country emerges from a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, the INSEE official statistics agency…

27 May 07:12 France 24 5635134570350246418.html
NHL to move ahead with 24-team playoff format if play resumes

The NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 — if it is able to resume play. The decis

27 May 04:21 The Japan Times 6673764367400849766.html
UP restarts road, bridge projects totalling Rs 31,000 cr as lockdown eases

The state has expedited infra projects to boost economy, create jobs in hinterland

27 May 09:28 Business-Standard 1502508925898634567.html
Kenya rolls out testing in Nairobi slums, but some fear stigma

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya is rolling out voluntary public testing for the novel coronavirus in its biggest slum, where some residents say being declared virus-free boosts their chances of getting a job.

27 May 11:51 Reuters 8334514180929662445.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
Facebook’s Digital Wallet Calibra Gets a New Name Change

Libra digital wallet and Facebook subsidiary Calibra has been rebranded to Novi. Although now known by a new name, the digital wallet still maintains its goal of making financial services accessible to more people globally. 

27 May 10:30 BTC Manager 8549607153134587415.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
Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon

Cody said she wants to reopen Santa Clara County — but only when safe to do so.

27 May 03:07 POLITICO 3493784591264035404.html
Gretchen Whitmer’s Construction Ban Had Devastating Impact on Michigan Jobs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to ban most residential construction contributed to Michigan's second highest in the nation unemployment rate.

27 May 18:10 Breitbart 3148363490767589205.html
Photo: Lovie Smith Has Made A Big Change To His Offseason Look

Illinois head football coach Lovie Smith has made a big change to his offseason quarantine look, showing it off on Wednesday.

27 May 23:11 The Spun 9122471849478245884.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
Donbas warzone update: One Ukrainian soldier killed amid six attacks on May 26

Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy shelling.

27 May 09:40 UNIAN 6863008972169694811.html
Today marks the return of human spaceflight from US soil

When NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken blast off from Florida's Cape Canaveral in a SpaceX Crew Dragon Wednesday, it will be the first time Americans once again will launch from U.S. soil since 2011.

27 May 14:58 Digital Journal 4566489172176225100.html
Broadway’s Miscast Gala Will Bring Those Delightful Performances Straight to YouTube This Year

MCC Theater’s Miscast Gala, an event where actors perform songs they wouldn’t traditionally get cast to play, will stream straight to YouTube on June 20th this year.

27 May 18:30 VULTURE 2718750544343587179.html
A family-run circus has been stranded for 2 months in a Spanish town because of the coronavirus lockdown

Louisa Raluy is suspended upside-down from a rope hanging from the ceiling, twisting and turning as her fellow circus performers encourage her on.

27 May 22:11 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882140272149.html
Google ‘Discovery’ ads for YouTube, Gmail, and Discover now available, reach 2.9B users

Last May, Google officially announced that ads were coming to Discover. As part of that, the company previewed new Google Discovery ads for the Android...

27 May 18:09 9to5Google 6197440881361026290.html
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has a tricky situation to attend to before the Premier League kick-off 

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has a tricky situation to attend to before the Premier League kick-off 

27 May 21:16 CaughtOffside 8169236756027267836.html
Montenegro woos tourists to Europe’s first Covid-free country

Kotor, Montenegro – Less than two months after detecting its first infection, Montenegro is the first country in Europe to declare itself coronavirus-free, a success story the tiny country hopes will lure tourists to its dazzling Adriatic coast this summer. For weeks,...

27 May 17:03 thenewpaper 2217039562956405872.html
Times Square billboards to go dark in support of struggling businesses

More than 100 million pixels will be darkened at 9 p.m. at 46th Street and Broadway and the corner of 47th Street and Seventh Avenue to send a message that more federal support is needed.

27 May 14:12 New York Post 7654946767889516647.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
No more furlough: Rishi Sunak 'set to close scheme to new applications'

Employers could soon also have to pay 20% of workers' wages, with the government funding 60%.

27 May 08:31 Metro 970161748425222216.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
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Ramaphosa has undone the past 2 months of sacrifice & hardship

With the announcement that religious gatherings may resume, President Ramaphosa has undermined his government’s cause and the price will be all of ours to pay, writes Judith February.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108040110358.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
Global Covid-19 Cases Rise To Over 56 Lakh, Death Toll Crosses 3.5 Lakh Mark

The total number of people that have recovered from the disease has also increased to over 23 lakh.

27 May 16:48 Swarajya 4977622829792615309.html
Odion Ighalo: Manchester United very close to transfer deal, claims agent

The Shanghai Shenhua striker’s loan spell will officially expire on Monday, May 27 and it is yet uncertain where the Nigerian forward will be playing when footb

27 May 10:46 Legit 3764253649793493229.html
Excerpts: When Afghanistan was still considered the 'just war'

My arrival coincided with a season of returns. Before I came to Kabul, I had met Afghan refugees who had fled during the Taliban rule to Delhi. They had been part of an exodus that commenced in the 1970s, at the onset of the country's spiral of conflict.

27 May 04:25 Aljazeera 6642629763316469448.html
Virus heightens health risks associated with heatwaves, warns UN

WMO spokesperson Clare Nullis Kapp said, “India is experiencing a heatwave, and this is at the same time as India is relaxing the lockdown measures."

27 May 07:22 The Indian Express 2885715104885659470.html
Global energy investment may see a record fall in 2020 over Covid-19: IEA

Governments are easing restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the virus after the confinement of around 3 billion people brought the global economy to a near standstill

27 May 07:29 Business-Standard 1502508924994879477.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
Yuan slumps on Sino-US tensions

Friction between the world's two largest economies led to the yuan falling to its lowest level in nine months on Wednesday.

27 May 06:14 Australian Financial Review 3974284486396037155.html
A pharmacist known as 'the Mask Man' has been charged with hoarding $200,000 worth of N95 masks and price-gouging customers, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The DOJ said the pharmacist, 66-year-old Richard Schirripa, sold $2,690 of masks to an undercover officer and said he felt "like a drug dealer.". Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 21:35 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756843426765.html
Cummings was wrong – but his actions won’t get people going back to shops

Dominic Cummings is an arrogant, out-of-touch fool who should have apologised to the country and handed in his resignation to the Prime Minister by 10am on Saturday morning.

27 May 12:10 East Anglian Daily Times 681138151523330594.html
Group of NY Pastors Rally in Preparation to Reopen on Sunday

Seventy pastors assembled at Old Time Baptist Church in Hamburg,

27 May 17:45 Townhall 6083908948709354675.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
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
Israeli president tells Australian PM: alleged abuser Malka Leifer will not ‘evade justice’

Vow comes after Jerusalem court ruled ex-teacher is mentally fit to stand trial and be extradited over 74 sexual assault charges

27 May 11:50 the Guardian 1491978794499154352.html
Formula 1's cost-cutting proposals approved by FIA

Formula 1's plan for cost-cutting measures is approved by the sport's governing body the FIA.

27 May 20:32 BBC Sport 3883826127498788304.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
Jagan Should Answer to the YSRCP Social Media Abuse of Judiciary?

Right from Jagan to the party leaders and cadre, YSR Congress is infamous for linking the judges to Chandrababu Naidu. Finally, the court decided to take them to the task.

27 May 08:00 MIRCHI9 6041804860065951541.html
Bath & Body Works Is Closing 50 Locations Nationwide, and Malls Just Won't Be the Same

Bath & Body Works announced it will be closing 50 stores across the country, mostly in malls.

27 May 22:10 POPSUGAR Beauty 1694745613575380340.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
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray holds meeting with alliance partners amid speculations of rift

Meanwhile, Rahul Gandhi's statement is seen as a setback for the MVA government in Maharashtra where hectic politics is going on.

27 May 04:44 The Statesman 1191309781470309368.html
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin: Twitter Should Delete Trump's Scarborough Tweets

Jeffrey Toobin advocated for Twitter to censor President Donald Trump's Twitter feed by deleting his tweets about Joe Scarborough.  

27 May 02:27 Breitbart 3148363491948397127.html
Cong to aid in immersing ‘Asthi Kalash' in Prayagraj

Hundreds of sacred ash pots across Chhattisgarh are waiting for immersion at the holy confluence in Prayagraj (Allahabad). In a unique gesture, the Congress has taken up the responsibility of immersing these earthen pots (Asthi Kalash) of those who died during the Covid-19 induced lockdown. The

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233708930624.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
SpaceX readies for blast-off with NASA astronauts aboard

NASA is finally ready to go – or as ready as they can be to strap two people on top of a 500-ton rocket filled with combustible fuel

27 May 01:41 Rappler 1882105642793894806.html
UN chief deplores lack of ceasefire during virus

Since the call by Antonio Guterres in March for ceasefires, announcements backing the end of fighting have been made in countries including Afghanistan, the Philippines and Cameroon, but conflicts have continued to rage in Libya, Yemen and elsewhere.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107901227099.html
A Eurowings plane with just 2 passengers on board was forced to turn around after learning its destination airport was closed due to coronavirus

The flight from Düsseldorf, Germany, to Sardinia, Italy, made it all the way to its destination before it had to turn around.

27 May 11:11 Business Insider 6060062400023215463.html
Riskier European companies draw €32bn from bank credit lines

Matalan, Travelodge and Heathrow airport are among the subinvestment grade companies to tap loan facilities

27 May 04:00 Ft 707176888643389247.html
There Are 3 Things We Have to Do to Get People Wearing Masks

Persuasion works better than compulsion.

27 May 09:00 NY Times 1961078288616737461.html
Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of UK and Ireland is axed amid fears stage shows will not restart until next year

Theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh revealed Phantom of the Opera cancelled all future dates. The first and only performance took place at the Curve Theatre, Leicester, in March.

27 May 21:01 Mail Online 124328111937369784.html
Hyundai Capital America goes live with Sopra’s Cassiopae

Hyundai Capital America (HCA), the captive finance arm of Hyundai Motor Company, has gone live on Sopra Banking Software’s Cassiopae system.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881036825422942.html
Rahul Gandhi speaks to public healthcare experts on Covid-19 crisis

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the conversation will be aired through the Congress social media channels

27 May 04:53 Business-Standard 1502508926677217497.html
Google Rolls Out New Tools To Help Businesses Get Support From Customers

Google has launched a new feature for businesses to get help from customers as the pandemic takes its toll.

27 May 17:46 PYMNTS.com 7357138825372310093.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
Elon Musk told NASA astronauts' kids ahead of the SpaceX launch, 'We've done everything we can to make sure your dads come back OK', Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - NASA has estimated a 1-in-276 chance that the astronauts on the SpaceX rocket could die during the company's first crewed mission.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 19:17 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756379218722.html
Poster making contest to be organised for art lovers in city

A Poster Making Competition will be organized for the art lovers in the city. The competition was organised by Aakar Group which will be at the national level, after the school level National Competition is organized for senior artists and art students in which artists above 18 years of age can

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233560247607.html
Players will take time to respond to MLB’s proposed salary-slashing plan

The players’ association called the proposal 'extremely disappointing'

27 May 23:42 FOX Sports 4135141642818191068.html
The number of people who clean their phones in the US may have doubled due to Covid-19

Most modern phones are made of materials on which pathogens, Covid-19 included, can survive on for up to 120 hours. Accordingly, bodies such as the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that they be cleaned once a day. New research suggests that up to 44% of users do so now, compared to about half this number prior to the pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089061849497.html
A Tech Billionaire May Find Use in a Cold War

Mukesh Ambani may have found the perfect time to pitch Jio to American investors, as U.S.-China tensions rise.

27 May 04:43 Bloomberg.com 4032480122123629384.html
Pending Class 10, 12 Board exams: Students who moved to a different place can appear there, says HRD Minister

Pending Class 10 & 12 Board exams: The CBSE will issue a notification to clear out the modalities for registration for such requests, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said.

27 May 18:50 The Financial Express 1288289580373363433.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
Chicago to reopen trading floor with masks

New York stock exchange floor traders had to sign a waiver that prevents them from suing the exchange if they are infected there.

27 May 05:56 Australian Financial Review 3974284487147901142.html
The Trump Administration has deemed professional athletes essential workers in the United States — here's what that means for the return of sports, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The provision allows professional athletes from foreign countries to enter the United States in order to compete in their respective sports.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 23:25 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757107777857.html
AP High Court investigates petition against Chandrababu Naidu, adjourns case for tomorrow

The he AP High Court on Wednesday has investigated the petition filed against opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu over the violation of lockdown rules

27 May 08:29 The Hans India 817019415769543013.html
Coronavirus: Testing rates slide as youngest death recorded

After a testing blitz, numbers of tests have fallen in the past week as economies open up.

27 May 08:00 The Canberra Times 8662394328545868011.html
Kerala On Verge Of Community Transmission, Says CM Amid Tussle With Railways

With 963 COVID-19 cases confirmed, Kerala now has 412 patients under treatment and over one lakh under observation.

27 May 08:23 HUFFPOST 6665507017796060919.html
The reality behind the unions' claims of insecure work

There's one flaw in the concerns about the rise of insecure work. The percentage of casuals in the workforce has not changed in more than two decades.

27 May 06:11 Australian Financial Review 3974284487810872942.html
COVID-19: At 0.46 per cent, Odisha's fatality rate among lowest in India

The recovery rate was also high at 48.25 per cent while the India average was 41.61 per cent. As many as 732 patients have recovered in the State so far. 

27 May 07:52 The New Indian Express 4718288653319956958.html
Cinema chain sets reopening date, two-thirds of seats to be vacant

Palace plans to start screening new release movies on July 2 with COVID-19 safety measures.

27 May 05:49 The Age 7967730561696815501.html
We demolished Rivers hotels in peoples' interest - Governor Wike

Nyesom Wike, Rivers governor, has come out with an explanation on the demolition of two hotels in the state, saying the decision was taken in peoples' interest.

27 May 11:25 Legit 3764253650521073064.html
French economy making 'cautious' virus lockdown recovery

Economic activity in France is making a clear if cautious recovery after lockdown measures were relaxed earlier this month but the country is still heading for a roughly 20 percent contraction this quarter, the national statistics agency said Wednesday.

27 May 16:30 manilastandard.net 4715274784285958684.html
The NWSL will host a 'bubble' tournament in Utah, but some of the USWNT's biggest stars might not participate, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The first game of the NWSL's 2020 Challenge Cup kicks off on June 27, and the opening and title games will be broadcast on CBS.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 19:52 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755735614908.html
French consortium steps up plans for saliva-based COVID-19 screening test

PARIS (Reuters) - A French consortium said on Wednesday that it was stepping up its previously announced plans for a saliva-based screening test to detect COVID-19, by joining up with medical laboratory and diagnostics group INOVIE.

27 May 06:08 Reuters 8334514181837723565.html
Birla Corporation Surges 43% In Two Days As Company Doubles Profit In March Quarter

Birla Corporation stock surged 43% in two sessions Cement maker Birla Corporation’s stock continued to surge on Wednesday for the … Birla Corporation Surges 43% In Two Days As Company Doubles Profit In March Quarter Read More »

27 May 09:20 ISSCNC 6824315490745725621.html
WERE: How far is too far during a health crisis?

Some mistakes are avoidable, especially those that instil fear instead of trust from the public.

27 May 21:00 Daily Nation 7421817125432612605.html
CNN's Cooper on Trump's Scarborough Tweets: 'He Is Just a Little Man, Despite His Girth and Size'

Tuesday on CNN, host Anderson Cooper criticized President Donald Trump for his messaging on masks and his tweets about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. | Clips

27 May 01:53 Breitbart 3148363491505606099.html
NYPD cop who gunned down ‘best friend’ on Long Island to be freed on bond

The rookie NYPD cop accused of murdering his best friend in Nassau County earlier this month will be released on bond after his lawyer told a judge that he was attacked before opening fire, a

27 May 18:40 New York Post 7654946767831153180.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
Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time

San Francisco - 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 over truth-defying posts.

27 May 12:43 The Peninsula 1202843881442590165.html
Premier League to inform clubs of date to start 2020/21 season

The Premier League is to inform clubs in Thursday's shareholder's meeting that they want the 2020/21 season to begin in September

27 May 09:14 CaughtOffside 8169236756801870588.html
Donald Trump Continues Pressing 'Psycho Joe Scarborough' About 'Cold Case'

President Donald Trump continued tweeting about the conspiracy theory surrounding Joe Scarborough and the death of one of his interns.

27 May 13:56 Breitbart 3148363491006335315.html
China hits back at call in Belgian parliament for COVID-19 inquiry

Chinese ambassador to Belgium, Cao Zhongming, hit back at attempts to ‘stigmatize’ China over the outbreak.

27 May 12:43 POLITICO 2584151346794385270.html
PIA plane crash: Federal government to compensate Model Colony residents

Governor Imran Ismail says without conclusion of an official probe into the PIA plane crash, no one could be held responsible

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357602838410.html
New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June

The neighbours have been discussing the possibility of a travel bubble between them as both have slowed the spread of the novel … New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June Read More »

27 May 11:15 ISSCNC 6824315491312990176.html
The number of people who clean their phones daily in the US may have doubled due to Covid-19

Most modern phones are made of materials on which pathogens, Covid-19 included, can survive on for up to 120 hours. Accordingly, bodies such as the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that they be cleaned once a day. New research suggests that up to 44% of users do so now, compared to about half this number prior to the pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089952208172.html
Uttar Pradesh: 40 held for defying lockdown on Eid

It is to be noted that following the extension of lockdown till May 31, certain restrictions were lifted. But the UP government has not allowed congregation of religious gatherings.

27 May 06:41 The Indian Express 2885715105350522228.html
Here's the scoop on what we know about 'The Bachelor SA' season 2 finale

'The Bachelor SA' season two finale will take on a different format this year with a special 60-minute lockdown episode.

27 May 08:20 Channel24 2038030840622438307.html
‘Although the battle against COVID-19 is uncertain, we will prevail!” – Lawrence Wong

‘Although the battle against COVID-19 is uncertain, we will prevail!” – Lawrence Wong

27 May 16:00 The Independent 5308065342999534832.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
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
Heatwave grips Capital, mercury touches 46O C

As heatwaves continued to persist, the national Capital on Tuesday recorded the maximum temperature at 46 degree Celsius, the highest for the month of May in 18 years. Delhi touched 46 degrees in May was in 2002. According to Dr Rajender Jenamani, MeT scientist, Delhi (Palam) reported

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232437236133.html
High Court orders Telangana to test all dead bodies for Covid-19

Using strong words, two-judge bench tells state government to release data on tests on guest workers

27 May 09:50 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363121282925.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
Robert May (1936–2020) and the Future of Scientific Research

He was utterly unpretentious, without guile or dissimulation, and candid to the point of tactlessness—qualities in unfortunately short supply today

27 May 06:00 Scientific American Blog Network 5160668529870337718.html
Italy finally set to decide on Serie A resumption

After weeks of wrangling, with several U-turns on the way, Italy is due to decide on Thursday if and when its top-flight Serie A soccer league can resume after the coronavirus stoppage.

27 May 08:10 Nagalandpost 3019528212042633441.html
Kolkata Metro Railway to start trial run of trains for maintenance

Preparations have begun for restarting metro services in the city with stress on maintaining social distancing at stations and inside the trains

27 May 12:25 Business-Standard 1502508924825089491.html
New owners of Torstar face financial, political challenges

TORONTO — With sheer optimism and a considerable amount of uncertainty ahead of them, two Toronto businessmen with strong political ties are betting on returning the languished Torstar Corp.

27 May 22:05 KitchenerToday.com 52741010157279933.html
Boeing resumes production of its troubled 737 Max airplane

The plane involved in two fatal crashes is starting back up production.

27 May 21:49 The Verge 1337119303936595656.html
Gujarat: Three booked for flogging 17-year-old girl who allegedly eloped

The police in Chhota Udepur said that the girl’s relatives thrashed her with a stick in public view on May 21.

27 May 13:37 Scroll.in 8669301692106174342.html
Why Prices Of Basic Items Soar In Nigeria Despite Petrol Cost Reduction

While inter-state travel across the country has been banned by the federal government, vehicles carrying essential supplies, as well as essential personnel, retain unrestricted movement. Effiong said the reality on the ground tells a different story.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745036088982.html
A 'Kingdom Hearts' Series is Reportedly Coming to Disney+

Tapping the original voice actors for the Disney characters.

27 May 09:37 HYPEBEAST 3806037269438222011.html
Karnataka considers opening places of worship from June 1, awaits final nod from centre

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, as many as 101 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Karnataka during the last 24 hours.

27 May 15:37 The Financial Express 1288289580441289041.html
Apple reopens doors to nearly 100 US stores

Apple plans to reopen around 100 of its stores in the US by the end ...

27 May 11:04 Mobile World Live 2109488010446085103.html
THE BIG READ: Food inflation looms as US meat industry tries to restart

Stuffed into a meat factory like a pack of sardines with little space to move.

27 May 17:45 agriCENSUS 7039219579401973871.html
How Camille Kostek keeps busy amid pandemic: Rob Gronkowski meals, acting role

Chef Camille Kostek has got a full plate these days. On Tuesday, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit stunner gave fans a peek at her quarantine with boyfriend Rob Gronkowski, with the Buccaneers tight end

27 May 18:28 New York Post 7654946768653252772.html
All players and staff of League of Ireland's European representatives test negative for Covid-19

All players and staff at the League of Ireland's four European representatives have tested negative for Covid-19.

27 May 18:58 independent 5894610845329400427.html
A century ago, not wearing a mask in Las Vegas could draw a fine

Wearing face masks isn’t just a 21st-century thing. Some localities in Nevada enacted laws requiring citizens to wear masks in public during 1918 and 1919.

27 May 00:30 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836708181779.html
Pompeo: China has taken Hong Kong’s autonomy away

‘No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China, given facts on the ground,’ said the US secretary of state.

27 May 16:53 POLITICO 2584151346545928223.html
Nevada approves first boxing, UFC events since virus halt

Boxing is set to return to Las Vegas next month after the Nevada State Athletic Commission gave the greenlight to the resumption of combat sports.

27 May 21:11 Sport 682566034886160901.html
Internet cafe for lawyers? How PH justice system will cope with new normal

It will be a digital transformation, says the Supreme Court, but how will it make sure that every litigant has equal access to technology?

27 May 08:26 Rappler 1882105642023800776.html
Gov. Cuomo's controversial order requiring nursing homes to admit COVID-19 patients was reportedly removed from New York's health website, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Cuomo's March 25 order requiring adult care facilities to admit COVID-19-positive patients was apparently deleted, amid more than 5,800 deaths.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 19:01 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756478613947.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
‘Planning continues’ for 2020 T20 World Cup

The event is scheduled to take place in Australia from October 18 to November 15.

27 May 12:37 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774730007516.html
‘Planning continues’ for 2020 T20 World Cup

The event is scheduled to take place in Australia from October 18 to November 15.

27 May 12:36 Express & Star 7324224460701787658.html
Moderna rally loses steam over COVID-19 vaccine worries

(Reuters) - Shares of biotechs racing to make coronavirus vaccines, including Moderna Inc (MRNA.O), fell about 10% on Wednesday, as investor concerns grew about the prospects of the experimental products that are still in early stages of development.

27 May 20:03 Reuters 8334514181754623041.html
Cricket: After reports suggesting T20 World Cup in Australia set to be postponed to 2021, ICC denies

The ICC Board is also likely to discuss the issue of tax exemption for the 2021 World T20 in India as BCCI has sought more time.

27 May 10:45 Scroll.in 8669301692388270117.html
Global energy investment to drop by $400bn

An IEA report indicates that Covid-19 has set in motion the largest drop in global energy investment in history from fossil fuels to renewables and efficiency.

27 May 08:49 ESI-Africa.com 2679729877377327273.html
Birmingham’s mandatory face mask ordinance ends on Friday

The City of Birmingham will not extend its mandatory face covering ordinance beyond midnight on Friday, May 29, but that doesn’t mean citizens need to become complacent, said Mayor Randall Woodfin.

27 May 12:02 The Birmingham Times 7307868691252303913.html
Reward the nation's medics

It is high time that the government accelerates the disbursement of financial incentives to medical workers, the unsung heroes in our battle against COVID-19. 

27 May 07:59 The Jakarta Post 7678601103126433529.html
CARES Act Flaw: Employees Reject Jobs in Favor of PPP Funds

Some business owners are having difficulty “reopening” because their employees would rather collect funds through the Cares Act PPP.

27 May 20:58 Breitbart 3148363491123761035.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
Newborn dies in UP as father runs from one hospital to another

A newborn child died allegedly due to lack of medical support in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar as his father kept running between hospitals in Greater Noida and Noida, prompting the district

27 May 05:26 Deccan Herald 2027555797129739222.html
Spanish government contemplates return of fans for 2020-21

Spain’s top sports government official says fans may be back in soccer stadiums beginning next season.

27 May 13:20 TSN 865919181466624518.html
Boris says 'sorry for pain and anxiety' but won't add more about Cummings

The prime minister has denied that his chief adviser's actions have had an effect on the British public sticking to lockdown rules.

27 May 16:11 Metro 970161749072294816.html
Cop discharged from hospital, says had backing of both families: at home and in khaki

The officer was received with a shower of flower petals on the premises of his police station in a brief ceremony before he went home to complete self quarantine for next 14 days.

27 May 17:40 The Indian Express 2885715104416968417.html
IPL would be a great fit if T20 World Cup postponement opens up a window, says Pat Cummins

Due to begin in Australia in October, the ICC men’s T20 World Cup is looking increasingly unlikely amid coronavirus-related travel restrictions.

27 May 12:28 Scroll.in 8669301692495048686.html
Total Value Of Commercial Bank Loans In The US Jumped By $1trn Since January

American debt levels continue rising year after year, with a surge in the number of people using loans to pay anything from home renovation and medical expenses to vacations, scholarship, and credit card debts.

27 May 07:37 SCOOP 5315658998500290714.html
Covid-19: Identify private hospitals for free or minimum cost treatment of patients, SC tells Centre

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked why the private hospitals, who have been given land free of cost by the government, cannot treat patients for free.

27 May 10:00 Scroll.in 8669301694239659152.html
Congress' RS Surjewala moves SC over migrant crisis; seeks to be heard in suo motu case listed for tomorrow

Surjewala has requested in his plea that the Centre should be directed to come up with a nationwide plan to ease the pressure on India's migrant population

27 May 08:26 Firstpost 4760741712451355108.html
Boris Johnson is tumbling in the polls after ignoring voter demands to sack Cummings for breaking lockdown rules

The British public is quickly turning on Boris Johnson as the UK prime minister refuses to sack chief adviser Dominic Cummings for breaking the coronavirus lockdown during a 260-mile trip from London to Durham.

27 May 11:06 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882486280166.html
Pompeo told Congress Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China. Here’s what that means.

The secretary of state made the declaration as China prepares to pass a controversial national security law.

27 May 21:30 Vox 6416095788503907528.html
China-Hong Kong standoff: Riot police shield Legislative Council as protests heat up

Police said they had arrested at least 16 people, aged 14-40, involved in crimes including possession of offensive weapons, possession of tools for illegal use and dangerous driving

27 May 05:52 Business Today 1145527431095868478.html
BBC Proms reveals plans for ‘mash-up’ first night and live last night

The original schedule for this year’s event, which begins in July, was scrapped because of the pandemic.

27 May 23:04 Shropshire Star 3480199992592632353.html
Rebooting Japan's movie business, one theater at a time

As Tokyo moves forward with plans to reduce social distancing measures in stages, movie theaters look to draw audiences back to the silver screen.

27 May 07:38 The Japan Times 6673764368229281793.html
'Harry Potter' author to publish fairytale free for locked-down children

JK Rowlin­g said she would releas­e online bed-time story she wrote 10 years ago for her kids

27 May 05:54 The Express Tribune 1105816787589413420.html
Fauci says second wave of coronavirus infections is 'not inevitable': 'We can prevent this'

Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious diseases, said Wednesday that a second wave of coronavirus infections is "not inevitable" if people are vigilant about proper mitigation efforts. 

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