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California elected officials face no pay cuts despite economic turmoil brought by coronavirus pandemic

Despite millions of people continuing to face unemployment, garnished wages, or pay cuts, elected officials in California can consider their salaries safe from reductions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 00:27 Washington Examiner 4625792333597970816.html
US Leaves WHO in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic, Says President Trump

U.S. President Trump said the country will leave the WHO, alleging the agency protected China in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 20:41 Interesting Engineering 7328942540984649491.html
Coronavirus pandemic: US to announce ‘certain decisions’ on China on Friday, says Donald Trump

The US over the last few days has expressed concerns over the new Chinese law on Hong Kong and has indicated taking steps against it.

29 May 10:20 The Financial Express 1288289580320010362.html
36th National Games in Goa Postponed Indefinitely Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Goa was to hold the much-delayed Games in October-November.

29 May 02:40 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084140189443.html
Coronavirus pandemic | Maharashtra to give Rs 50 lakh insurance cover to frontline workers: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar

Pawar, who is also finance minister, said huge manpower is busy in surveying, tracing, testing, taking preventive measures and providing relief during the pandemic by risking their lives.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963313775789.html
U.S. Asians, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets, social media

A spike in harassment of Asian-Americans since the coronavirus pandemic began has led community activists in the United States to fight back - forming street patrols, rallying on social media, and supporting each other online. Asians of varying national backgrounds have suffered a surge of attacks this

29 May 11:13 Yahoo 7097669637042628494.html
US Asians, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets, social media

A spike in harassment of Asian-Americans since the coronavirus pandemic began has led community activists in the United States to fight back - ...

29 May 19:26 CNA 5644198863811753629.html
US Asians, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets, social media

A spike in harassment of Asian-Americans since the coronavirus pandemic began has led community activists in the United States to fight back - forming street patrols, rallying on social media, and supporting each other online.

29 May 18:31 Bdnews24 8119004129288002077.html
U.N. chief warns leaders coronavirus pandemic may cause historic famine | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

UNITED NATIONS >> The U.N. chief today warned the largest gathering of world leaders since the coronavirus pandemic began that it will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world,” with historic levels of hunger and famine and up to 1.6 billion people unable to earn a living unless action is taken now.

29 May 01:10 Star-Advertiser 3439335389280043401.html
In three graphs: How bad is coronavirus pandemic in the US?

The coronavirus death toll in the United States has remained the highest in the world for nearly two months – and there is no sign it is slowing down.

29 May 06:00 The New Daily 5848147786446157825.html
After fact-checking Donald Trump, now Twitter flags Chinese spokesman's claim that US military brought coronavirus to Wuhan

Twitter posted a blue exclamation mark under a tweet by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, with a comment urging readers to check the facts about COVID-19.

29 May 03:30 Firstpost 4760741711685999512.html
Trump’s social-media order may fail, but scores political points

Trump, who uses Twitter to bypass the mainstream media and communicate directly with his base, is stoking the fight just as his re-election in November is increasingly at risk over his handling of the pandemic, which has killed more than 100,000 people and forced millions out of work.

29 May 09:59 Hindustan Times 696565557767546011.html
Politico says New York Gov. Cuomo's 'coronavirus halo begins to fade'

Politico took aim at Democrat New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a report Friday, saying his "coronavirus halo" has begun to "fade."

29 May 19:29 Fox News 7362823819673360523.html
The coronavirus pandemic is boosting the big tech transformation to warp speed

The coronavirus pandemic has sped up changes that were already happening across society, from remote learning and work to e-health, supply chains and logistics, policing, welfare and beyond. Big tech ...

29 May 13:18 Tech Xplore 4945708898327222479.html
Senator sees US sticking to trade deal with China despite pandemic concerns

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Thursday said he did not expect President Donald Trump to walk away from a Phase 1 trade ...

29 May 02:31 CNA 5644198862224243166.html
Trump's Social Media Executive Order Would Turn FCC Into 'President's Speech Police,' Commissioner Says

The order is expected to be signed by Trump later on Thursday

29 May 01:08 TheWrap 2361432282145860010.html
Trump has one of his most authoritarian weeks yet as president as the US surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths

In free, democratic societies, it's not normal for leaders to threaten deadly violence against their citizens in any context.

29 May 19:40 Business Insider 6060062399433317774.html
World leaders warn coronavirus could roll back progress for women

Coronavirus is threatening to undo recent gains made toward gender equality as millions of women and girls are predicted to have unwanted pregnancies and fall into poverty, world leaders said on Thursday.

29 May 11:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601104356566469.html
With the coronavirus, where government stumbles, litigation will step in

American ambivalence about government has left the courts to play an outsized role responding to public health crises like lead poisoning, asbestos-related illnesses and now, the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 12:30 The Conversation 6012421226669735076.html
Coronavirus pandemic: India’s death toll overtakes that of China

The country has registered 175 deaths and a record 7,466 fresh coronavirus infection cases in the last 24 hrs till Friday 8 am, according to the Union Health Ministry.

29 May 15:47 The Financial Express 1288289581409263021.html
Trump administration to study ways to protect for U.S. investors from Chinese firms

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will study ways to safeguard Americans from the risks of investing in Chinese companies, U.

29 May 20:19 Financial Post 2379081493737104310.html
China is using its coronavirus wins to push Xi’s brand of communism on the international stage

The Chinese Communist Party and state media have stepped up their rhetoric against the West.

29 May 18:00 Scroll.in 8669301693897671003.html
Black mom left fearing for her 8 year-old son's life after George Floyd's death

Mother-of-one, Georgina, has pleaded for society not to 'fear' schoolboy, Romeo, over fears he could become the 'next unarmed black' person to be killed in the US

29 May 18:06 Metro 970161748132209137.html
US stocks rise after Trump sticks to script on China

Shares in New York gained 4.5 per cent in May, buoyed by signs the US economy is stirring after shutting down in April.

29 May 20:27 Australian Financial Review 3974284488268327896.html
EXCLUSIVE: Harrowing video shows sick Iranians collapsing in the street as activists allege Iran's coronavirus pandemic started in Chinese embassy a month BEFORE its first official case

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked ambulance service records show three Iranian employees of the Chinese embassy went to hospital on January 28 with covid-19 symptoms, a month before first official case.

29 May 08:28 Mail Online 124328111323538891.html
China's cover-up of Covid-19 led to global pandemic and loss of a million lives: Trump

China has total control over WHO despite only paying $40 million a year compared to what US has been paying, which is approximately $450 million a year, says Trump

29 May 19:19 Livemint 6614605818254506740.html
Trump cuts ties with WHO mid-pandemic, as Europe speeds reopening

WASHINGTON, May 30 ― US President Donald Trump yesterday said he was severing ties with the World Health Organisation (WHO), signalling the end of hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to the UN agency as the deadly coronavirus pandemic rages on. As Europe speeded along the path to reopening...

29 May 23:09 Malaymail 302165935367418799.html
Trump will claim coronavirus success but first must define it

For President Trump to win a second term in the White House, strategists in both parties agree voters must have the perception he successfully managed the coronavirus outbreak and its economic fallout. But that first means a pitched battle with supporters of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to define success.

29 May 03:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333727543667.html
'Shamelessly Endorsed by Brahmanical Purity': Kent Apologises For Ad Demeaning Domestic Help, Hema Malini Clarifies

Kent RO's atta maker focusing on 'infections' carried by the domestic help is all that is wrong with our classist society, Twitter points out until the brand finally apologises and Hema Malini issues public statement

29 May 07:46 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084199994500.html
Australian domestic tourism and coronavirus pandemic: A unique travel opportunity is being ruined by border skirmishes

It’s often remarked that one of the principal differences between Americans and Australians is that the former prefer to see their country first and the latter elect to see their nation last.

29 May 06:26 Traveller 679876629445267583.html
The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

At least 190 frontline health and care workers have died with Covid-19.

29 May 16:47 Express & Star 7324224460146343880.html
The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

At least 190 frontline health and care workers have died with Covid-19.

29 May 16:49 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774681747400.html
Big Tech goes on pandemic M&A spree despite political backlash

Rate of dealmaking by Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, et al is highest since 2015

29 May 18:19 Ars Technica 5028555107240367997.html
US President Donald Trump terminates relationship with WHO over coronavirus, takes action against Hong Kong

US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced that the America is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization.

29 May 19:10 India Today 4286117813296500849.html
U.K.'s Johnson, Trump, discuss potential of G7 meeting

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility Friday of meeting in person at the upcoming G7 gathering in the United States -- a session called into question by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 18:14 CTVNews 2422791597375783640.html
US cuts World Health Organization ties over virus response

China retaliated for the visa limitations by expelling several reporters from U.S. media outlets, including The Washington Post and The New York Times.

29 May 20:04 An-Nahar 2220466262243082076.html
Coronavirus in Ballarat: Scouts pushing forward during pandemic

Like all groups and clubs, Ballarat's Scout groups have been forced to make huge adjustments over the past two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an...

29 May 00:30 The Courier 3604583735747003100.html
FCC Republican excitedly endorses Trump’s crackdown on social media

Carr backs Trump—but Ajit Pai and rest of FCC did not endorse executive order.

29 May 18:40 Ars Technica 5028555106386563217.html
Chinese call Minneapolis ‘a beautiful sight’

As the protest in the US state of Minnesota resembled Hong Kong riots last year in protesting means and police' response, Chinese netizens who referred it as

29 May 21:53 Global Times 7829414521027316549.html
Migrants don’t have to pay to go home, ensure they get food on the way: SC

The bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, S K Kaul and M R Shah, which took suo motu cognizance of the issue on Tuesday, saying it had also received several letters and representations from different sections of society, and directed that states share the bus or train fare of the stranded migrants returning home.

29 May 01:43 The Indian Express 2885715105461321831.html
Coronavirus: Serie A gets Italian government’s green light to resume on June 20

Officials will meet on Friday to examine the different calendar hypotheses for the remaining Serie A and Italian Cup matches, amounting to 127 in total.

29 May 03:21 Scroll.in 8669301692141162418.html
Coronavirus A Very Bad 'Gift' From China

HYDERABAD: The United States is one of the worst-hit countries with COVID-19. US President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that, "We have just reached a very sad milestone with the coronavirus

29 May 01:48 Sakshi Post 1016059427123361613.html
Kosovo's highest court rules new government can be formed without snap elections

Kosovo's Constitutional Court ruled late on Thursday that a new government can be formed without holding a snap election, a decision opposed by the caretaker prime minister's party, which has vowed s…

29 May 01:25 France 24 5635134569997450639.html
In the middle of a global pandemic, Twitter takes on Trump

A huge debate rages on about what exactly is a fair balance between liberty and lies

29 May 08:08 Gulf News 2086521545136601726.html
Peet's Coffee raises $2.5 billion in an IPO despite the coronavirus pandemic

Peet's Coffee raised $2.5 billion in its initial public offering, one of the largest this year despite the coronavirus pandemic.  The company an...

29 May 15:15 Business Insider 3364799146495434791.html
Marc Thiessen: Trump must threaten China with 'brain drain' and 'capital flight' amid Hong Kong crackdown

Washington Post columnist and Fox News contributor Marc Thiessen previewed President Trump's Friday announcement dealing with China on "The Story" Thursday, predicting that the president would "impose sanctions" on the Beijing government in response to its moves to restrict Hong Kong's autonomy.

29 May 00:46 Fox News 7362823821167512513.html
Trump has officially declared war on Twitter and Facebook. Here's the latest on the executive order targeting social media and the reaction at internet companies.

Trump's executive order represents a direct challenge to social media companies like Twitter and Facebook, but legal experts say it faces steep hurdles.

29 May 02:21 Business Insider 6060062399271974723.html
Defying Trump, Twitter doubles down on labelling tweets

Twitter has continued to add new fact-checking labels to hundreds of tweets, even as the Trump administration issued an executive order to curtail the legal protections that shield social media companies from liability for the content posted on their platforms.

29 May 09:27 Bdnews24 8119004129773706478.html
Some medics say they are muzzled in Egypt’s coronavirus response

CAIRO (Reuters) - At dusk on April 10, police entered an apartment in Qalyubia province, north of Cairo, and arrested ophthalmologist Hany Bakr.

29 May 16:38 Reuters 8334514179954497516.html
India's economic growth dips drastically during coronavirus pandemic

Indian economy grew by 4.2% in fiscal year ending March, down from 6.1% previous year

29 May 19:06 Gulf News 2086521544262826399.html
Sen. Ted Cruz demands a federal investigation into Twitter, claiming it's violating US sanctions against Iran by letting the country's leaders have accounts

Cruz alleges Twitter is in violation of US sanctions against Iran by allowing two state leaders to run accounts on the platform.

29 May 17:33 Business Insider 6060062401304138758.html
Sustainable Water Technologies Meet Consumer Demands

At one point in time, the water treatment industry was largely novel and unknown to the consumer market. However, as our society in the new decade grows more

29 May 00:00 Water Quality Products 3944147856765547375.html
WHO and 37 countries launch alliance aimed at sharing tools to tackle coronavirus pandemic

The effort aims to provide a one-stop shop for scientific knowledge, data and intellectual property amid a pandemic that has infected more than 5.8 million people and killed more than 360,000

29 May 15:23 The Globe and Mail 68426410378183835.html
Trump says US 'terminating relationship' with WHO amid pandemic

US President Donald Trump has announced the United States will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying it had failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has "total control" over it.

29 May 20:30 Aljazeera 6642629762310220523.html
Stocks Turn Positive After Trump Keeps Phase One China Trade Deal Intact

Trump took a more confrontational approach with China on Friday.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532349745703.html
After Trump Fact-Check, Twitter Flags China Official's Tweet On COVID-19

Twitter has flagged a tweet written in March by a Chinese government spokesman that suggested the U.S. military brought the novel coronavirus to China, as the social media platform ramps up fact-checking of posts.

29 May 02:32 NDTV.com 5090057682430557287.html
Hog farms in coronavirus crisis need more aid, say producers

More federal aid is needed if hog farmers are to survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has depressed market prices and slowed pork production.

29 May 13:43 Successful Farming 8502642054409310994.html
Tory MP criticised for taking maternity leave during coronavirus pandemic

She has received 'unpleasant' emails, mostly from men, criticising her decision.

29 May 18:44 Metro 970161747792034723.html
US President Donald Trump threatens to repeal Section 230, US law protecting social media companies, after Twitter blocks his tweet for rule violation

US President Donald Trump has threatened to repeal Section 230, which provides protection to social media companies in America after Twitter blocked one of his tweets for rule violations.

29 May 14:42 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720207083183894.html
Trump administration to study ways to protect for U.S. investors from Chinese firms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will study ways to safeguard Americans from the risks of investing in Chinese companies, U.S. president Donald Trump said on Friday, ratcheting up pressure on the firms to comply with U.S. accounting and disclosure rules.

29 May 20:24 Reuters 8334514180161738029.html
U.N. delays crucial climate summit for a year, cites pandemic

May 28 (Reuters) - The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the United Nations to delay until late 2021 a crucial climate summit that had been scheduled for Britain this year, officials said on Thursday.

29 May 09:37 Daily Maverick 2373996788926794069.html
UN reacts to arrest of two Ukrainian cops accused of rape

The UN Human Rights Mission also calls on the State Bureau of Investigation and the Office of the Prosecutor General to investigate all alleged police crimes.

29 May 10:40 UNIAN 6863008972588517527.html
UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

The U.N. chief on Thursday warned the largest gathering of world leaders since the coronavirus pandemic began that it will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world,” with historic levels of hunger and famine and up to 1.6 billion people unable to earn a living.

29 May 02:22 Hawaii News Now 8225790205681050964.html
UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

The U.N. chief on Thursday warned the largest gathering of world leaders since the coronavirus pandemic began that it will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world,” with historic levels of hunger and famine and up to 1.6 billion people unable to earn a living unless action is taken now.

29 May 02:21 WVLT 4089046911177131206.html
UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

The U.N. chief on Thursday warned the largest gathering of world leaders since the coronavirus pandemic began that it will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world,” with historic levels of hunger and famine and up to 1.6 billion people unable to earn a living.

29 May 02:22 NewsChannel 10 1537185524782048596.html
Trump takes aim at WHO as US economic outlooks worsens

In the U.S., the virus threw more than 2 million people out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses, stoking fears the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the world's largest economy.

29 May 07:21 WBTV 6439870258583223406.html
Ted Cruz Calls for Criminal Investigation of Twitter for Potentially Violating Sanctions Against Iran

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has called on the Justice and Treasury departments to launch a criminal investigation of Twitter over allegations that the firm is violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.

29 May 16:41 Breitbart 3148363492410951661.html
Coronavirus Outbreak: Pandemic break a blessing in disguise, allowed me to reassess my game, says golfer Shubhankar Sharma

Sharma, a 2018 Asian Tour Order of Merit champion, believes he will be in better form when he tees up for what will be his first professional tournament in four months.

29 May 08:04 Firstpost 4760741713131999324.html
German choirs silenced as singing is branded a high-risk activity during coronavirus pandemic

When the Berlin Cathedral Choir gathered for a rehearsal on March 9, the new coronavirus was still a distant concern, with fewer than 50 confirmed cases in the German capital.

29 May 13:42 Channel24 2038030840677635188.html
Tenants plan suit against NYCHA officials for coronavirus response

Distraught public housing residents plan to sue the New York City Housing Authority after 1241 tenants died of COVID-19 and thousands more were sickened because the buildings were not properly

29 May 19:14 New York Post 7654946768536362945.html
U.S. high court rejects church challenges to state pandemic rules

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected challenges on Friday to curbs on religious services in California and Illinois during the coronavirus pandemic. In the California dispute, the nine justices split 5-4 in rejecting a bid by South Bay United Pentecostal Church in Chula Vista to block the rules issued by

29 May 23:22 Yahoo 7097669638465713024.html
Donald Trump says US will cut ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus

President Trump said China has 'total control' over the global organisation

29 May 21:28 men 6694993428737133387.html
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:Suicide concernsHealth workers in Japan are worried the economic shock caused by the coronavirus pandemic will see a return to the 14 dark years from 1998 when more than 30,000 people killed themselves annually.

29 May 06:41 National Post 4816958590719915330.html
No.10 Spokesman Admits UK Loosening Lockdown Before Experts Ready to Lower Coronavirus ThreatLevel

Social distancing restrictions enforced by a national lockdown in the United Kingdom are slowly being lifted as the spread of the coronavirus pandemic begins to slow...

29 May 13:30 Sputniknews 967333868802116522.html
Biden losing economic argument to Trump as U.S. begins to re-open

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is trusted more than Democratic nominee Joe Biden to handle the economy, polls show, even with more than 40 million Americans filing jobless claims and growth stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 10:24 Reuters 8334514181787450888.html
Some 50 world leaders call for post-pandemic cooperation

World leaders on Thursday called for resilience and cooperation after the pandemic recedes, during a UN videoconference in which the United States, China and Russia did not participate.

29 May 14:15 The Jakarta Post 7678601103093153558.html
Tyson Foods to close Iowa pork plant amid coronavirus outbreak

Tyson Foods plans to temporarily close an Iowa pork plant where nearly a quarter of the workers have caught the novel coronavirus.

29 May 13:48 New York Post 7654946768962533846.html
Islamic State: The Coronavirus Pandemic is a Punishment for Our Enemies

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State (IS) said the coronavirus pandemic was divine punishment for its enemies, according to an audio broadcast on Thursday, where the jihadists also vowed more attacks. The person on the tape, which was posted on one of the militants’ websites but could not be verified by Reuters, identified himself as IS spokesman Abu Hamzah al-Quraishi.

29 May 19:54 novinite.com 4235039570248651613.html
Coronavirus in Bhopal: After Jamaatis and Jehangirabad, new areas become hotspot

Earlier, residents in Jeharingabad were blamed for the spread of the disease, because they did not follow social distancing norms.

29 May 23:30 Free Press Journal 9080771787093224601.html
Trump cuts ties with WHO mid-pandemic, as Europe speeds reopening

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he was severing ties with the World Health Organization, signalling the end of hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to the UN agency as the deadly coronavirus pandemic rages on.

29 May 06:20 Digital Journal 4566489172615227155.html
Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' warning to Trump tweet

Twitter has added a warning to one of U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about 'glorifying violence.'

29 May 09:22 CTVNews 2422791597619206455.html
Scots primary teacher weds hubby in Zoom ceremony after coronavirus pandemic ruined dream day

A SCOTS primary teacher has not let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way of her big day. Today, Amy Dickenson wed her hubby Lloyd Dias at their London home on what was meant to be their dream we…

29 May 15:56 The Scottish Sun 6609127672911197516.html
Ron Johnson seeks power to subpoena dozens of Obama officials tied to Trump-Russia inquiry and 'unmasking'

A top Senate Republican intends to pursue subpoenas for records and testimony from dozens of officials involved in the Russia investigation with a special focus on the time frame just after President Trump’s win in the 2016 election.

29 May 19:37 Washington Examiner 4625792331967374970.html
Coronavirus could deepen Britain’s North-South divide, Sir Keir Starmer says

The Labour leader also says ‘a huge debt of gratitude’ is owed to key workers.

29 May 23:02 Shropshire Star 3480199991918521651.html
Trump moves to revoke Hong Kong’s trade status, stoking China Rift

Citing a litany of grievances against the country, some dating to before he was elected president, United States President Donald Trump said the US would begin a process to revoke Hong Kong’s preferential trade status under US law.

29 May 20:54 Hindustan Times 696565558646045453.html
The Fort Detrick horror: a closer look at the US’ largest biochemical weapons research center

The Trump administration seems to turn a blind eye to growing international appeals for an investigation into an infectious disease research lab under the US Army, which once again shows its irresponsibility and arrogance on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, observers said.

29 May 21:53 Global Times 7829414521107823423.html
US-China tensions: Trump admin may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students

The US hosted 133,396 graduate students from China in the 2018-19 academic year, and they made up 36.1 per cent of all international graduate students.

29 May 09:44 The Financial Express 1288289580328433689.html
Impact of coronavirus on consuming sport: Keeping fans engaged is key to bouncing back from pandemic

Whether you view it on-ground, in-stadia or consume it at home, sports will play an integral role in integrating the sense of togetherness.

29 May 07:24 Scroll.in 8669301693412690763.html
UN delays crucial climate summit for a year, cites pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the United Nations to delay until late 2021 a crucial climate summit that had been scheduled for Britain this year, officials said on Thursday.

29 May 11:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601102429726288.html
Indian-origin doctor Rajesh Gupta who worked during coronavirus pandemic found dead in UK hotel

An Indian-origin doctor Rajesh Gupta was found dead in a hotel in the United Kingdom on Monday where he was staying with his family to protect them from the novel coronavirus pandemic, reported HT.

29 May 10:13 Free Press Journal 9080771788269623869.html
Watch live: The World Health Organization holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic

WHO is holding a press briefing on the Covid-19 pandemic.

29 May 14:43 CNBC 7787100275540410937.html
Former PSP stalwarts Michelle Lee, Ravi Philemon form new political party, Red Dot United

Former PSP stalwarts Michelle Lee, Ravi Philemon form new political party, Red Dot United

29 May 17:48 The Independent 5308065342119061715.html
Biden's Questionable Remarks Towards Asians Come to Light as He Bashes Trump for 'Racism'

In 2014, Biden reportedly came under fire on social media for using the term “Orient” while describing his meeting with the former prime minister of Singapore.

29 May 18:47 Sputniknews 967333867851433918.html
Trump says will hold Friday press conference on China

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said he will give a press conference on Friday (May 29) on China amid spiraling US-Chinese tensions over ...

29 May 09:43 CNA 5644198863972671897.html
Dow Jones Futures: Trump China News May Not Break Coronavirus Stock Market Rally; Renault, Twitter In Focus

Donald Trump, the U.S. president, appears poised to sign measures against China that would spur tensions further. He wants to punish Chinese officials

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530858745108.html
Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 tally in Dharavi goes up to 1,715 with 41 new cases: BMC

Of the 41 new patients, as many as seven were found in Matunga Labour Camp locality of Dharavi alone, he said.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964943206022.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 2,682 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, 116 deaths; 8,381 recover

It took the total number of cases in the state to 62,228, death toll due to the pandemic so far to 2,098 while the number of recoverd patients jumped to 26,998, said a health official here.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964793685393.html
China hardens resolve to defy US, even as it speaks of cooperation; Li Keqiang calls for close trade relations

Ignoring threats from Washington, China stripped another layer of autonomy from Hong Kong on Thursday, ploughing ahead with a plan that would ban any form of dissent deemed subversive in the territory reclaimed from Britain more than two decades ago

29 May 01:15 Firstpost 4760741712978686689.html
Minnesota coronavirus deaths hit new single-day mark at 35, officials say

Minnesota recorded the state's highest single-day total of coronavirus deaths Thursday, with 35 people succumbing to the virus, state Department of Health officials said Thursday.

29 May 05:21 Fox News 7362823820216366410.html
Britain's double shame: coronavirus deaths and economic collapse

Lockdown is likely to go down in history as the UK’s most costly policy failure of modern times, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

29 May 12:13 the Guardian 1491978796011138020.html
Coronavirus crisis could fuel the rise of terrorist organisations in Asia and Africa

In the face of rising unemployment and food scarcity, these groups may step in to fill the void left by governments.

29 May 16:00 Scroll.in 8669301692753795980.html
Trump cuts off World Health Organization over China coronavirus ‘coverup’

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday announced he is suspending the United States’ relationship with the World Health Organization — accusing the global body of covering up the

29 May 19:51 New York Post 7654946767528945892.html
In broadside against China, Trump moves toward ending Hong Kong privileges

WASHINGTON, May 30 ― President Donald Trump yesterday ordered his administration to begin the process of eliminating special US treatment for Hong Kong to punish China, but stopped short of calling an immediate end to privileges that have helped the territory remain a global financial centre. In...

29 May 23:26 Malaymail 302165936524489210.html
In broadside against China, Trump moves toward ending Hong Kong privileges

WASHINGTON/HONG KONG — President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his administration to begin the process of eliminating special U.

29 May 22:59 Financial Post 2379081492331549193.html
Federal judge demands ICE explain why it can’t immediately begin testing NW immigration detainees for coronavirus

Judge tells ICE to explain by Tuesday why it isn't testing immigration detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in SeaTac. The ACLU and Northwest Immigration Rights Project argue that medically...

29 May 19:35 The Seattle Times 9121942837340528297.html
US President Donald Trump Cuts Ties, Terminates WHO Funding Permanently

The US president said that he will redirect its funding from the Geneva-based WHO towards other global public health organisations.

29 May 21:09 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386082866184393.html
Trump 'terminates' US contract with WHO: Coronavirus live updates

Here are the latest updates:

29 May 20:49 Aljazeera 6642629763301901971.html
Coronavirus: FG asks hotels, schools to get ready for isolation of COVID-19 patients

Speaking at the briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 on Thursday, Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, asked schools and hotels to be prepared.

29 May 06:06 Legit 3764253651132516583.html
Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet 'glorifying violence'

Trump, a prolific Twitter user, has been at war with the company since earlier this week, when it applied fact checks to two of his tweets about mail-in ballots.

29 May 09:28 WVLT 4089046911790679178.html
Stocks - Dow Notches Two-Month Winning Streak as Trump Stops Short on China

Stocks - Dow Notches Two-Month Winning Streak as Trump Stops Short on China

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976433999741.html
Safety fears over drug hyped to treat the coronavirus spark global confusion

A study that suggested using hydroxychloroquine — a malaria drug — to treat people with COVID-19 could be dangerous has slowed clinical trials, but the study itself has also been questioned.

29 May 00:00 Nature 7937820127508951402.html
Trump moves to revoke Hong Kong trade status, stoking China rift

Citing a litany of grievances against the country, some dating to before he was elected president, Trump said the U.S. would begin a process to revoke Hong Kong’s preferential trade status under U.S. law.

29 May 20:00 BNN 3833521688580926759.html
Lessons from the pandemic crisis

The failur­e of an effect­ive leader­ship at the global level to deal with the pandem­ic is a major lesson one can learn

29 May 04:38 The Express Tribune 1105816786977901947.html
Coronavirus: £25m action plan drawn up for Fife health and social care services

A £25 million action plan to deal with the coronavirus crisis was drawn up by Fife’s health and social care chiefs as they prepared for the effects of the pandemic.

29 May 08:31 The Courier 4275302767727712744.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ahead of an expected announcement by President Donald Trump on Friday. Trump said that he will hold a press conference Friday about China amid soaring tensions between the two powers

29 May 11:08 Yahoo 7097669638190569792.html
Koimoi Musically Recommends ‘Gaaye Ja’ From Brothers: A Powerful Ray Of Hope In The Dark Phase Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Song: Gaaye JaMovie: BrothersYear: 2015Lyricist: Amitabh BhattacharyaMusic: Ajay-AtulSingers: Shreya Ghoshal, Mohammed IrfanTrendingZaira Wasim Trolled For Quoting Ho

29 May 12:19 Koimoi 5184275669475079396.html
Coronavirus: AIFF decides to delay start of 2020-’21 Indian football season due to pandemic

The AIFF said it was done by following the guidelines issued by the world body Fifa as well as those by the Indian government.

29 May 16:21 Scroll.in 8669301692313821142.html
The world's largest marijuana company craters 22% as recreational pot demand sinks amid coronavirus pandemic (CGC)

Canopy Growth cratered as much as 22% on Friday after the company reported its fiscal fourth quarter earnings that missed analyst estimates. The...

29 May 19:45 Business Insider 3364799148234368408.html
The White House's coronavirus postcards cost the struggling Post Office $28 million

It's yet another complication for President Trump's strained relationship with the federal agency, which receives no taxpayer funding.

29 May 18:16 Business Insider 6060062399443850254.html
New Zealand Cricket set to cut jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

New Zealand Cricket looks set to cut it's workforce by 10-15 percent as it forecasts significant cuts to revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 21:43 Sport 682566035373598981.html
UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns up to 1.6 billion people may be unable to earn a living unless action taken now

29 May 01:03 The Globe and Mail 68426411767805667.html
Biden's head-turning comments on Asians resurface amid former VP's attacks on Trump 'xenophobia'

Republicans are highlighting Joe Biden's past head-turning comments concerning Asian Americans after the former vice president co-authored an op-ed this week accusing President Trump of "needlessly" and "cruelly" scapegoating foreigners during the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 05:19 Fox News 7362823821213512992.html
India coronavirus death toll passes China's

India's coronavirus death toll passed neighboring China's on Friday, with 175 new fatalities in 24 hours taking the total to 4,706, according to official data.

29 May 13:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103305713696.html
Global champagne sales fizzle amid coronavirus pandemic because people aren't celebrating

Now this is just cham-painful.

29 May 15:09 Fox News 7362823821073121897.html
Stocks rebound on relief at Trump's response to China over Hong Kong

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of global equities rebounded and crude oil rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered an end to Washington’s special treatment of Hong Kong, a move investors welcomed as unlikely to jeopardize a trade accord with China.

29 May 20:48 Reuters 8334514180832181129.html
White House punts economic update as election draws near

The White House has taken the unusual step of deciding not to release an updated economic forecast as planned this year, a fresh sign of the administration's anxiety about how the coronavirus has rava

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441819082454.html
White House Punts Economic Update in Election Year

The White House has taken the unusual step of deciding not to release an updated economic forecast as planned this year, a sign of the administration's anxiety about how the coronavirus has ravaged the nation just months before the election.

29 May 12:28 Courthouse News Service 1799505148656784276.html
George Floyd death: Trump attempts to explain 'looting leads to shooting' tweet

President Trump called protesters "thugs" and said that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."

29 May 12:38 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440444030424.html
‘Beyond the Pandemic’ streams Saturday with focus on reopening Bangladesh

‘Beyond the Pandemic,’ an online discussion programme organised by the Awami League, will focus on the challenges of restarting the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic in its third episode.

29 May 14:07 Bdnews24 8119004130034287860.html
Trump Says Mail-In Voting Will Make US Elections ‘Total Joke’

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The whole world would view mail-in voting in the United States as laughable if such means of voting is allowed, President Donald Trump told...

29 May 00:36 Sputniknews 967333867674076140.html
Trump announces end of ties with WHO over virus pandemic, to end special treatment for Hong Kong

The President also said that United States will end special status for Hong Kong and treat it on par with Mainland China and prevent certain students from China from enrolling in US universities and colleges.

29 May 18:59 Hindustan Times 696565558531113998.html
Matt Gaetz files an FEC complaint against Twitter for 'domestic election interference'

Rep. Matt Gaetz filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Twitter after the social media giant issued a fact-check on one of President Trump's tweets about absentee ballots.

29 May 23:05 Washington Examiner 4625792332112361936.html
Schumer slams Trump's Rose Garden briefing on China as 'pathetic'

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) ripped President Trump’s Rose Garden briefing Friday as “pathetic” after the president only discussed U.S.

29 May 21:17 TheHill 355432918953947093.html
Interior minister Avakov reacts to gang shootout in Brovary

The official blames local authorities for corruption in distributing commuter bus transportation quotas between carriers.

29 May 11:40 UNIAN 6863008971690456611.html
Coronavirus wrap May 29: Jharkhand airlifts migrant workers from Leh; India's COVID-19 death toll surpasses that of China

In India, the death toll due to the pandemic has crossed 4,700, while nearly 3.6 lakh people globally have lost their lives due to the infection.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965125841763.html
Europe reaches a tipping point over China’s Hong Kong gamble

European anger is palpable, and there are signs that China’s moves could have ramifications further down the line, by speeding European efforts to adopt a more unified industrial policy and influencing decisions on the role of Huawei Technologies Co. in 5G networks.

29 May 09:04 Hindustan Times 696565557773631833.html
European stocks fall on rising U.S.-China tensions

European stocks fell Friday, with investors ahead of a press conference by President Donald Trump over China, amid rising tensions between the countries,...

29 May 08:10 MarketWatch 8975941549186919483.html
Italy wants independent probe into origin of pandemic, backs India’s call for reform of WHO: Italian minister

With Italy and India set to take on the presidency of the G20 in 2021 and 2022, Amendola said the two countries would also play a key role in helping shape the post-Covid-19 world order, including global supply and value chains and ways to recover from the economic crisis created by the pandemic.

29 May 19:56 Hindustan Times 696565557312915736.html
Why millions of Americans are getting coronavirus stimulus payments on scammy-looking debit cards

The federal government is sending out financial aid that looks like junk mail.

29 May 18:30 Vox 6416095788502492606.html
Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions

The Trump administration may expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at US universities in the latest sign of tensions between Washington and Beijing that are raging over trade, the

29 May 09:10 Deccan Herald 2027555795939843356.html
US hospitals slash use of drug championed by Trump as coronavirus treatment

Early hopes were based in part on its anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties

29 May 17:30 Gulf News 2086521544822525040.html
No temporary increase in weekly asylum payment during pandemic

Request for €20 rise during crisis from 40 organisations is rejected

29 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968373041850.html
Twitter fact-checks China's Foreign Ministry after flagging Trump's tweets

According to media reports, the warning labels were added to tweets from spokesman Lijian Zhao, one of which read: "It might be the US Army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan"

29 May 10:02 Business-Standard 1502508926507173532.html
Analysis: Trump fuels new tensions in moment of crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over 48 hours in America, the official death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 100,000, the number of people who filed for unemployment during the crisis soared...

29 May 22:59 The Seattle Times 9121942838340617218.html
Coronavirus could deepen Britain’s North-South divide, Sir Keir Starmer says

The Labour leader also says ‘a huge debt of gratitude’ is owed to key workers.

29 May 23:03 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773943806518.html
Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance

U.S. health officials removed some coronavirus reopening tips for religious organizations only hours after posting them late last week, deleting guidance that discouraged choir gatherings and the use of shared communion cups. A federal health official on Friday said the Centers for Disease Control and

29 May 21:32 Yahoo 7097669638098441507.html
Denial of medical seats for OBCs takes political turn

Former union health minister, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss filed a case in the SC on the refusal to allot adequate number of seats for OBCs

29 May 18:37 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363996735773.html
The TV commercial, once advertising’s main event, suffers in the pandemic

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the TV networks were expecting a strong 2020. The presidential election and Tokyo Olympics would keep people watching, and companies would spend more than usual on commercial time.

29 May 01:48 Bdnews24 8119004130258470714.html
Hoboken Fire Department promotes first female battalion chief

The Hoboken Fire Department has promoted its first female battalion chief.

29 May 01:39 ABC7 New York 7327811147418473427.html
Coronavirus: China mulls extending restrictions on international flights until June 30

The U.S. Transportation Department said in an order published on a U.S. government website that Delta Air Lines and United Airlines want to resume flights to China in June

29 May 09:01 Business Today 1145527431319923827.html
South Korea coronavirus spike stirs second wave concern, social distancing crackdown

SEOUL, May 28 (Reuters) - South Korea reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the most in nearly eight weeks, triggering the return of tougher social distancing curbs amid the spectre of a second wave of disease in a country praised for containing the first outbreak.

29 May 09:52 Daily Maverick 2373996788604629262.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

WASHINGTON, May 29 — The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ahead of an expected announcement by President Donald Trump today. Trump said that he will hold a press conference today about China amid soaring tensions...

29 May 11:21 Malaymail 302165935407114337.html
Sebi seeks time to file counter in High Court on PIL against Franklin MF

The PIL had been filed by an investor protection society in response to the abrupt winding up six debt schemes worth Rs 28,000 crore of assets under management by the fund house

29 May 12:23 Business-Standard 1502508924569181185.html
How to use Google's AR tool Sodar to maintain social distancing during COVID-19 pandemic

Google's AR tool Sodar will mark a virtual 2m radius boundary around the user to help him maintain social distancing.

29 May 10:09 Tech2 4760741712311804765.html
THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting online grocery into the spotlight in the US — here are the players that will emerge at the top of the market

This report looks at the state of online grocery adoption before the shopping method became vital to many consumers amid the pandemic.

29 May 14:58 Business Insider 6060062399346154836.html
Trump says US to quit WHO, announces mild sanctions against China

US News: US President Donald Trump on Friday announced on Friday he is terminating Washington's relationship with the World Health Organisation and imposing a

29 May 19:19 The Times of India 6060938662990997801.html
UK PM Johnson and U.S. President Trump criticise China's Hong Kong plan

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that China's plan to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong would undermine the territory's autonomy

29 May 18:44 Firstpost 4760741712188115188.html
UK PM Johnson and U.S. President Trump criticise China's Hong Kong plan

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that China’s plan to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong would undermine the territory’s autonomy.

29 May 18:02 Reuters 8334514181507534083.html
Trump targets social media platforms in new executive order

The United States' President, Donald Trump, has signed an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections enjoyed by social media platforms.

29 May 06:46 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300291755912.html
India coronavirus death toll passes China's

NEW DELHI, May 29 — India's coronavirus death toll passed neighbouring China's today, with 175 new fatalities in 24 hours taking the total to 4,706, according to official data. India, home to some of the world's most packed cities and a creaking healthcare system, is emerging as a new hotspot...

29 May 05:32 Malaymail 302165934621889732.html
India coronavirus death toll passes China's

India is emerging as a new hotspot with record jumps in new cases in recent days.

29 May 13:06 Dunya News 5863268918347822552.html
India coronavirus death toll passes China's

NEW DELHI: India's coronavirus death toll passed neighbouring China's on Friday (May 29), with 175 new fatalities in 24 hours taking the total to ...

29 May 13:38 CNA 5644198863290673678.html
India coronavirus death toll passes China's

India's coronavirus death toll passed neighbouring China's on Friday, with 175 new fatalities in 24 hours taking the total to 4,706, according to official data.

29 May 14:00 manilastandard.net 4715274786046436585.html
Tories press First Minister as she confirms patients leaving hospitals and prisoners up for release will not be routinely tested for coronavirus

Patients leaving hospitals and prisoners awaiting release will not be tested for coronavirus as standard, the Scottish Government has reaffirmed.

29 May 16:18 The Courier 4275302766784089605.html
Chinese companies in India dither to join country’s fight against Coronavirus; Make negligible contributions for the sake of optics

The major Chinese companies including Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Huawei, Oneplus whose annual revenue is approximately INR 60710 crore, have just contributed INR 24 crore (0.04%) for India’s fight against coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 00:00 www.organiser.org 9159923258499746850.html
Is COVID-19 a stumbling block along 2021 electoral process?

Tanzania is also supposed to have its elections. General and local elections have already been postponed in more than 40 countries.

29 May 07:20 New Vision 9103146373371847304.html
Queensland corruption fighters turn coronavirus detectives

More than 500 law enforcement officials working for the state's corruption watchdog and the Justice Department have been trained up to help public health officials trace potential outbreaks.

29 May 09:50 The Age 7967730562005095349.html
Queensland corruption fighters turn coronavirus detectives

More than 500 law enforcement officials working for the state's corruption watchdog and the Justice Department have been trained up to help public health officials trace potential outbreaks.

29 May 09:50 WAtoday 6806590899470357429.html
Queensland corruption fighters turn coronavirus detectives

More than 500 law enforcement officials working for the state's corruption watchdog and the Justice Department have been trained up to help public health officials trace potential outbreaks.

29 May 09:50 Brisbane Times 2314609339024167861.html
Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, ...

29 May 10:01 CNA 5644198864052825804.html
Smriti Irani hits back at Sonia Gandhi: Congress indulging in political slander unfortunate but expected

Smriti Irani alleged that the Congress was practising petty politics and was trying to break the country's resolve.

29 May 17:31 The Financial Express 1288289580430083392.html
Between two storms: Caribbean braces for hurricanes in coronavirus era

HAVANA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another hurricane season in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 19:23 Reuters 8334514180670685701.html
Stocks - US Futures Lower; Consolidating Ahead of Trump Speech

Stocks - US Futures Lower; Consolidating Ahead of Trump Speech

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975331633700.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ahead of an expected announcement by President Donald Trump on Friday.

29 May 04:00 Digital Journal 4566489172608434599.html
Covid-19 wrap | 1 000 dead in 24 hours in Brazil, India coronavirus death toll passes China's

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.

29 May 09:01 News24 3752801378280367908.html
PM Modi last spoke to Trump in April, no interaction on China, say officials as Trump talks of ‘bad mood’

Sources in the government have said PM Modi last spoke to Donald Trump on April 4 on the hydroxychloroquine issue. There has been no interaction on the standoff with China as claimed by Trump, said sources.

29 May 04:18 India Today 4286117813288931708.html
White House punts economic update as US election draws near

While the economic forecast is being delayed, updated information about the nation's budgetary situation will still be released as expected this summer.

29 May 10:55 The Financial Express 1288289579829056283.html
Democrats want interviews with Trump admin officials over watchdog firing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic lawmakers said on Friday they want to conduct closed-door interviews with officials from President Donald Trump’s administration about the surprise firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, and release transcripts to the public.

29 May 17:55 Reuters 8334514179860594999.html
Biden calls for 'real leadership' after Trump alludes to violence after police killing

DETROIT (Reuters) - Joe Biden on Friday called for justice and “real leadership”, accusing President Donald Trump of encouraging violence by threatening deadly military force to stop rioters in Minneapolis protesting the police killing of an unarmed black man.

29 May 19:22 Reuters 8334514180772688585.html
Trump considering legislation that may scrap law that protects social media companies

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media that experts said was unlikely to survive legal scrutiny.

29 May 01:17 Bdnews24 8119004128249464184.html
Los Angeles union, joined by 'Pandemic Pig,' demands meatpacking plant closure

The union representing workers at a meatpacking plant near Los Angeles where at least 153 employees have come down with COVID-19 called on ...

29 May 09:15 CNA 5644198864107660664.html
Los Angeles union, joined by 'Pandemic Pig', demands meatpacking plant closure

The union representing workers at a meatpacking plant near Los Angeles where at least 153 employees have come down with COVID-19 called on ...

29 May 09:15 CNA 5644198863925704446.html
Ministry of Public Security to instruct HK police on cracking down on subversive sabotage

China’s Ministry of Public Security vowed to fully instruct and support the Hong Kong Police Force in ending riots and violence while severely cracking down on penetration of subversive and disruptive sabotage by hostile forces and resolutely safeguarding national political security.

29 May 09:27 Global Times 7829414519856086415.html
Plan for stronger care homes lockdown to stop coronavirus spread 'was rejected'

A proposal put forward by Public Health England urging for a stronger lockdown of care homes was rejected by the Government, before 10,000 residents died of Covid-19

29 May 06:20 mirror 675785259901797482.html
Democrats gear up to hit GOP senators on DACA

Democrats and Latino-focused outside groups are preparing to weaponize the forthcoming Supreme Court ruling on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program against vulnerable

29 May 14:53 TheHill 355432918806565435.html
Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance

U.S. health officials removed some coronavirus reopening tips for religious organizations only hours after posting them late last week, deleting guidance that discouraged choir gatherings and the use

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442459650776.html
Lawsuit accuses Trump administration of illegally seizing tax refunds from student loan borrowers

A class-action lawsuit filed Friday is accusing the Trump administration of illegally seizing student loan borrowers' tax refunds even after Congress halted government debt collection amid the

29 May 15:26 TheHill 355432918855338754.html
Johnson Invites Trump to Attend Virtual Global Vaccine Summit on 4 June

LONDON (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson invited US President Donald Trump during phone talks to take part in a virtual Global Vaccine Summit scheduled for 4...

29 May 19:57 Sputniknews 967333869047986585.html
Trump officials consider defying Congress to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> The Trump administration is moving to sell another cache of munitions to Saudi Arabia, according to lawmakers and congressional aides, a step that would again defy Congress and ignore the objections of lawmakers in both parties about Riyadh’s human rights record.

29 May 02:09 Star-Advertiser 3439335389100672482.html
When Britain failed to protect America from a flu pandemic in China

Before Covid-19, British colonial authorities allowed a deadly flu virus to spread from Hong Kong in 1968 with devastating consequences for the US and the rest of the world – one million people died.

29 May 07:31 Daily Maverick 2373996789105272693.html
Scientists revise timelines for coronavirus spread

The first confirmed coronavirus infections in Europe and the United States, discovered in January, did not ignite the epidemics that followed, according to a close analysis of hundreds of viral genomes.

29 May 08:59 Bdnews24 8119004130249716412.html
Online child sex abuse cases triple under lockdown in Philippines

Cases of online child sex abuse in the Philippines have tripled under coronavirus, the government said, with campaigners warning that the country's lockdown has left more children vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers and cash-strapped relatives.

29 May 14:57 Bdnews24 8119004129211274366.html
Southampton restricts beach access after 'hellish' Memorial Day weekend

The Town of Southampton is temporarily closing all its beaches to non-residents after rowdy crowds gathered at some town beaches Memorial Day weekend.

29 May 22:53 ABC7 New York 7327811149384616060.html
Amid the coronavirus, human rights defenders need more protection

On May 1, I took up the mandate of the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights defenders (HRDs). As part of my new role, I have been talking online to HRDs on a daily basis.

29 May 12:48 Aljazeera 6642629762812560987.html
Love at first sight: pandemic accelerates courtship, wedding

"You can take off your mask and kiss the bride," the priest said, as a septuagenarian US couple who spent the pandemic lockdown together after a single date married on Thursday.

29 May 17:30 manilastandard.net 4715274784754148439.html
China sanctions not solution to Hong Kong crisis: European Union

BRUSSELS: The European Union said on Friday (May 29) that China's imposition of a security law on Hong Kong had damaged ties with Beijing, but ...

29 May 21:39 CNA 5644198863634887315.html
Opioid overdoses on the rise in Canada during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s opioid-related deaths have been rising since the coronavirus pandemic began, the country’s chief public health officer said on Friday.

29 May 21:11 Reuters 8334514179774182595.html
Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced that he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, end Hong Kong’s special trade status and suspend visas of Chinese graduate...

29 May 23:24 The Seattle Times 9121942838246305893.html
Monkeys snatch coronavirus samples in India

The coronavirus has been detected in animals, though there is no confirmation that the disease can then be passed on to humans.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108261275227.html
Trump action against social media firms ‘political theatrics’, says expert

Social media expert Matt Navarra said the US President’s executive order aimed at online platforms was unlikely to change sites for users.

29 May 11:47 Express & Star 7324224460878219778.html
Trump action against social media firms ‘political theatrics’, says expert

Social media expert Matt Navarra said the US President’s executive order aimed at online platforms was unlikely to change sites for users.

29 May 11:47 Shropshire Star 3480199993332042242.html
Taliban attack on army checkpoint kills 14 military personnel, Afghan government says

A spokesman for the Afghanistan national security adviser’s office said despite sporadic clashes, a truce in effect during the three-day Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which ended Tuesday, would continue

29 May 12:54 The Globe and Mail 68426410607036192.html
Colombia ELN rebels would back U.N. ceasefire, urge government to join

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian rebel group the National Liberation Army (ELN) would be willing to participate in a global three-month ceasefire being discussed at the United Nations to contain the spread of coronavirus, the head of its negotiating team said.

29 May 14:44 Reuters 8334514181819286110.html
Trump to end special treatment for Hong Kong

President Trump on Friday announced his administration is preparing a slew of changes to the full range of U.S. agreements between the U.S. and Hong Kong, saying the territory no longer appeared

29 May 19:21 TheHill 355432918685355111.html
Indian Monkeys Snatch Coronavirus Samples

Monkeys mobbed an Indian health worker and made off with coronavirus test blood samples, spreading fears that the stealing simians could spread the pandemic in the local area.

29 May 22:54 Courthouse News Service 1799505150398186115.html
Greater Manchester councils still facing 'really scary' £400m coronavirus black hole despite bailouts

Andy Burnham described the situation as 'dire', while Bolton's Tory leader joined with Labour chiefs to call for more funding - but warned against being like 'Oliver with a begging bowl', always asking for 'more, more, more'

29 May 16:27 men 6694993428487985551.html
Menstrual hygiene campaign launched

With an aim to create awareness about menstrual hygiene with the help of civil society organisations, Department of Women and Child and Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) launched “Menstrual Hygiene Campaign” on Thursday on the occasion of ‘Menstrual Hygiene

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232644593915.html
Beijing hardens resolve to defy US, even while calling for cooperation

Ignoring threats from Washington, China stripped another layer of autonomy from Hong Kong on Thursday, plowing ahead with a plan that would ban any form of dissent deemed subversive in the territory reclaimed from Britain more than two decades ago.

29 May 06:44 Bdnews24 8119004128558487581.html
US coronavirus death toll passes 100,000

WASHINGTON The United States has now recorded more than 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Johns Hopkins University reported on Wednesday - a sombre milestone and by far the highest total in the world. The country reported its first death about three months...

29 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039561138233969.html
After Inserting Fact-Check Labels to Trump's Tweets, Twitter Flags China Official's Post on COVID-19

"When did patient zero begin in US? How many people are infected? What are the names of the hospitals? It might be US army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan. Be transparent! Make public your data! US owe us an explanation!" Zhao said in a tweet posted on March 12.

29 May 04:58 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084045342059.html
'Twitter Targets Only Republicans & US President,' Fumes Trump, Calls For Revocation of Section 230

The US President also remarked that 'Twitter is doing nothing about all of the lies and propaganda being put out by China or the Radical Left Democrat Party.'

29 May 12:15 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083132518854.html
Trump’s executive order on social media is legally unenforceable, experts say

Legal experts say the executive order is largely toothless — but it could set a symbolic precedent about government censorship of the internet.

29 May 00:05 Vox 6416095788864737164.html
George Floyd: President Trump Threatens To Send Military Against Protesters As Minneapolis Police Precinct Set Ablaze

The angry protesters continued the overnight protest for the third night setting fire on the Minneapolis third precinct as officers were forced to flee.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744262910903.html
Trump to Rebuke China on Muslims After Hong Kong Friction

President Donald Trump is poised to sign a measure that would punish Chinese officials for imprisoning more than one million Muslims in internment camps, as he looks to rebuke Beijing over its crackdown in Hong Kong and its response to the coronavirus.

29 May 04:01 Bloomberg.com 4032480122040244946.html
Trump could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

Trump wants to “remove or change” a provision of a law known as Section 230 that shields social media companies from liability for content posted by their users.

29 May 03:25 BusinessLine 5283601154425620.html
Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

Trump wants to "remove or change" a provision of a law known as Section 230 that shields social media companies from liability for content posted by their users.

29 May 03:18 The Indian Express 2885715104796956823.html
Trump’s Twitter spat puts social media firms on collision course with Europe

The EU and the US take different stances on how Facebook, Twitter and Google should police online content.

29 May 08:40 POLITICO 2584151346972913385.html
Obama responds to George Floyd death, highlighting how racism is 'normal' in 2020 America

Former President Barack Obama released a statement on George Floyd, saying his death "shouldn't be normal in 2020 America."

29 May 16:52 ABC7 New York 7327811147672269511.html
Obama responds to George Floyd death, highlighting how racism is 'normal' in 2020 America

"We have to remember that for millions of Americans, being treated differently on account of race is tragically, painfully, maddeningly 'normal.'"

29 May 16:52 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440032203463.html
Israel looks to export its coronavirus coping skills

Use of distance diagnostics, blood analysis, mobile phone tracking and tracing and mandatory wearing of face masks are among measures credited with giving the Jewish state an official COVID-19 death toll of around 280, equivalent to 31 per million inhabitants.

29 May 16:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103565361225.html
The United States will cut ties with the World Health Organization, says President Trump

The public health fallout could be significant

29 May 19:28 The Verge 1337119304875315927.html
The pandemic has tightened Putin's economic grip but spells trouble for the future

The coronavirus has allowed Vladimir Putin to expand the Russian state's involvement in its economy, but it creates some long-term issues.

29 May 00:12 WAtoday 6806590900104015620.html
The pandemic has tightened Putin's economic grip but spells trouble for the future

The coronavirus has allowed Vladimir Putin to expand the Russian state's involvement in its economy, but it creates some long-term issues.

29 May 00:12 The Age 7967730562638753540.html
The pandemic has tightened Putin's economic grip but spells trouble for the future

The coronavirus has allowed Vladimir Putin to expand the Russian state's involvement in its economy, but it creates some long-term issues.

29 May 00:12 Brisbane Times 2314609339657826052.html
Police to assist with probe into coronavirus deaths in Scottish care homes

Police Scotland has been requested to help gather information.

29 May 15:56 dailyrecord 552235479414690798.html
Pandemic could spur more states to approve sports, online betting

The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits.

29 May 19:08 FOX Sports 4135141641781017500.html
Japan factory output and retail sales slump as pandemic hits autos

Official data Friday showed factory output slipped 9.1 percent in April from the previous month.

29 May 08:26 The Japan Times 6673764366982786695.html
Civil unrest spreads across America as Trump rages on and at Twitter

US News: Civil unrest exploded across America on the third day of protests in Minneapolis over the alleged daylight murder of a black man by a white police off

29 May 15:59 The Times of India 6060938664088074513.html
Trump cuts World Health Organization ties over COVID-19 response

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak in China and will begin the process of withdrawing special trade benefits for Hong Kong because of the Chinese government's imposition of a new security law in the semi-autonomous city.

29 May 19:36 CTVNews 2422791597384725978.html
European, South Korean authorities vie for COVID-19 antiviral remdesivir

By Carl O'Donnell and Pushkala Aripaka European and South Korean authorities are vying for Gilead Sciences' potential COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir, even though the drugmaker has yet to gain regulatory approval in either market and is still ramping up production of the anti-viral drug.

29 May 19:36 Firstpost 4760741712752673676.html
US stocks erase losses, finish higher after Trump refrains from China sanctions

US stocks gained on Friday, reversing earlier losses, after President Donald Trump said he would take steps to revoke Hong Kong's preferential t...

29 May 22:09 Business Insider 3364799147455238381.html
Interior Minister Avakov on Brovary shootout incident: 28 people detained (Video)

The shootout was the result of a feud on the market of passenger transportation services between Kyiv and the suburban town.

29 May 23:20 UNIAN 6863008971493734847.html
Stick or twist? Investors face coronavirus-induced property dilemma

Property has long been a staple of a balanced investment portfolio, favoured by pension funds and insurers seeking assets that combine capital value growth offered by stocks with secure income akin to bonds.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965131782534.html
Parliament encourages Coronavirus positives to boldly declare status

The Parliament of Ghana on Wednesday frowned on the poor treatment accorded people who have tested positive for the coronavirus, and called on society to avoid stigmatization, discrimination and fear of patients who have recovered from the disease.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494084679330.html
Coronavirus: Government urged to roll out ICT programmes to address job losses

Youth Rise International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) focused on poverty eradication through education and decent work has called on the Government to as a matter of urgency roll out a national ICT for Work programme for the youth.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493881887272.html
Coronavirus protest concert blocked by Utah judge

A Utah judge blocked a concert protesting coronavirus restrictions Friday, siding with county health officials who said the event expected to attract thousands of people could worsen the pandemic.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441461656273.html
Coronavirus: Governor Abiodun finally lifts COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun state

The Ogun state government has lifted the lockdown order pronounced on the state, since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic to combat the spread of the disease.

29 May 03:34 Legit 3764253650046161615.html
Stick or twist? Investors face coronavirus-induced property dilemma

LONDON (Reuters) - The coronavirus pandemic has emptied offices and shuttered shops but filled warehouses and highlighted demand for work-from-home spaces, leaving investors wondering if they should flee real estate or double down on their bets.

29 May 06:24 Reuters 8334514181808271278.html
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

(Reuters) - Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:

29 May 11:44 Reuters 8334514181324364869.html
Irish-American priest set to be beatified may have died of coronavirus

A 19th Century Irish-American priest set to be beatified by the Catholic Church may have died from a form of coronavirus. Father Michael McGivney, who founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882, died in 1890 during the Russian Flu Pandemic that killed one million people globally and 13,000 people in the United States. 

29 May 14:19 IrishCentral 7319968743952131390.html
A Roadmap to Our Coronavirus Summer and Fall

As lockdowns end, we still don’t know what to expect.

29 May 21:03 Bloomberg.com 4032480122073074554.html
Religious leaders plan events to remember UK coronavirus victims

Christians and Muslims say it will be necessary for people to come together to mourn

29 May 11:45 the Guardian 1491978795848719376.html
No logic in US cutting ties with WHO, British expert says

President Trump said Chinese officials had ‘ignored’ their reporting obligations to the WHO.

29 May 21:57 Express & Star 7324224458854398111.html
No logic in US cutting ties with WHO, British expert says

President Trump said Chinese officials had ‘ignored’ their reporting obligations to the WHO.

29 May 21:56 Shropshire Star 3480199991308220575.html
COVID-19: More than a Biological Weapon

While the biological virus is a common enemy of humankind, the political virus born out of certain American politicians is equally detestable, for it has damaged the global anti-epidemic cooperation and impeded the long-term development and progress of human society. The virus in the political world has done even more damages than the virus from […]

29 May 20:45 Modern Diplomacy 4563921197620127241.html
White House decides not to release economic update as election draws near | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> The White House took the unusual step today of deciding not to release an updated economic forecast as planned this year, a fresh sign of the administration’s anxiety about how the coronavirus has ravaged the nation just months before the election.

29 May 00:25 Star-Advertiser 3439335387750957604.html
Trump to exercise the might of his presidential powers on Twitter for daring to fact-check his tweets

He is working on signing an executive order to make the companies liable for content on their platforms but it may not pass Congress' muster

29 May 00:13 The Asian Age 2126266543960296356.html
How New Zealand Used Evidence-Based Policies to Beat The Pandemic

The day the US mourned reaching a tragic milestone - 100,000 novel coronavirus deaths - people on the other side of the world in New Zealand celebrated a much more hopeful one: No new coronavirus cases over the prior five days.

29 May 00:00 ScienceAlert 8369231565150273067.html
Germany records highest number of anti-Semitic crimes since 2001 - Europe

German police registered 2,032 anti-Semitic crimes, including two killings, in 2019, up 13% from 2018.

29 May 02:05 Israel National News 5374683669588251681.html
U.S. Asians Pushing Back Against Harassment After Surge Of Attacks

A spike in harassment of Asian-Americans since the coronavirus pandemic began has led community activists in the United States to fight back

29 May 23:45 HuffPost 5982769914906483192.html
Trump throws toys out of the pram, pulls the US out of WHO

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump said Friday he was severing US ties with the World Health Organization, which he says failed to do enough to combat the initial spread of the novel coronavirus.

29 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162045302843.html
Trump Once Again Says The Quiet Part Out Loud While Railing Against Mail-In Voting

Mail-in voting will be the “end of of great Republican Party,” President Trump tweeted late Thursday night, continuing his baseless...

29 May 14:16 Talking Points Memo 4598529366122823165.html
Trump terminates US ties with WHO, imposes sanctions against China

President Donald Trump said certain foreign nationals from China, identified as potential security risks, will not be allowed to enter the US "to better secure our nation's vital university research"

29 May 20:00 Business Today 1145527431190260881.html
Donald Trump to revoke Hong Kong trade privileges in China escalation

President also says US will withdraw from World Health Organization over pandemic response

29 May 23:23 Ft 707176889726105003.html
India's coronavirus death toll surpasses China's

India's coronavirus death toll overtook neighbouring China's on Friday, with 175 new deaths recorded in 24 hours taking the total to 4,706, according to data from the health ministry.

29 May 09:38 Aljazeera 6642629763648059676.html
India’s coronavirus death toll overtakes that of China

This is the first time that the single-day spike crossed the 7,000 mark.

29 May 11:38 The Hindu 6679535024622806726.html
Senate GOP chairman criticizes Trump withdrawal from WHO

Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said Friday that he disagrees with President Trump’s decision to end U.S.

29 May 22:24 TheHill 355432919377043568.html
Coronavius pandemic | 2,211 police personnel found COVID-19 positive in Maharashtra; 25 dead

Of the total number of police personnel who succumbed to the infection, 16 are from Mumbai. Three others are from Nashik rural, two from Pune and one each from Solapur city, Solapur rural, Thane and the Mumbai ATS, the official said.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964361871568.html
Coronavirus hits Coalition seats the hardest, upping pressure on PM

Nine of the 10 seats with the biggest jobless increases are held by the Coalition, raising internal pressure on Scott Morrison to extend the JobKeeper allowance.

29 May 02:22 Australian Financial Review 3974284486666960875.html
Nottingham council suspends tendering new contracts worth £25 million over coronavirus

“The current COVID situation means we wouldn’t be able to successfully run a re-tendering exercise"

29 May 07:57 NottinghamshireLive 5149776701555398547.html
'They wanted to like her': Sen. Martha McSally in worse shape in Arizona than Trump

The growing political threat to Sen. Martha McSally was magnified by a focus group of women voters who expressed visceral opposition to supporting the Arizona Republican in November, even as some were open to backing President Trump.

29 May 04:00 Washington Examiner 4625792331995192439.html
Donald Trump signs order targeting social media giants’ legal protections after Twitter fact-checks his tweets

The White House seeks to sidestep the provisions giving internet firms immunity by treating them as publishers operating in part of a "public square."

29 May 05:44 The Statesman 1191309781605295283.html
South Africa coronavirus: avoid churches, reopening is death trap - Malema

From the area of testing through to record number of recoveries, South Africa has been praised for pro-activeness in combating the virus.

29 May 09:30 Africanews 6630243978169446794.html
Editorial: Take hard look at Young Brothers plea for coronavirus relief aid | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

By the time much of Hawaii’s cargo reaches its final destination, Young Brothers LLC has touched it at some point. So alarm bells clanged loudly when the interisland shipper announced that the pandemic-related economic slump has pushed the company to the brink of its own shutdown.

29 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335388665228073.html
Senior Indonesian minister Mahfud MD slammed over ‘corona is like your wife’ remark

Coordinating Legal, Political, and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD is under fire from women’s groups and the public over a sexist remark, in which he compared the coronavirus to wives On Tuesday, during a virtual teleconference with Sebelas...

29 May 04:44 Coconuts 8871564984091794759.html
U.S. hospitals slash use of drug championed by Trump as coronavirus treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals said they have pulled way back on the use of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a COVID-19 treatment, after several studies suggested it is not effective and may pose significant risks.

29 May 15:48 Reuters 8334514180762451180.html
Coronavirus | Punjab Health Minister calls for fewer flights from Mumbai, Ahmedabad

“Most of cases reported in Punjab are having travel histories in other States and countries,” Balbir Singh Sidhu said.

29 May 18:17 The Hindu 6679535025890827378.html
ACLU Exploits Pandemic to Promote Abortion

The ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging an FDA rule that requires women to have an in-person clinic visit to obtain drugs to induce an abortion.

29 May 01:53 Breitbart 3148363492018875753.html
Indonesia minister slammed for ‘virus is like your wife’ remarks

An Indonesian minister is under fire after he compared coronavirus to rebellious wives, in remarks aimed at soothing public fears about easing COVID-19 restrictions across the Southeast Asian archipelago.

29 May 09:44 The Guardian 7580308505303622813.html
Trump officials consider defying Congress to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia

The Trump administration is moving to sell another cache of munitions to Saudi Arabia, according to lawmakers and congressional aides, a step that would again defy Congress and ignore the objections of lawmakers in both parties about Riyadh’s human rights record.

29 May 08:17 Bdnews24 8119004128686410617.html
Coronavirus: People 'will have to limit contact for a long time into the future'

People will have to limit their contacts with other people for a long time into the future despite the pandemic easing, a health expert has said.

29 May 12:08 The Irish News 993066542809570.html
Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla dies of pneumonia in Ahmedabad; 84-year-old had predicted early end to COVID-19 pandemic

Renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla passed away on Friday evening at a private hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He was 89.

29 May 15:35 Firstpost 4760741713610442228.html
McConnell: Next coronavirus bill will be final COVID-19 package

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Friday that the next potential relief bill will be the final coronavirus stimulus legislation.

29 May 17:51 TheHill 355432919811661250.html
Coronavirus sinks US consumer spending; savings hit record high

U.S. consumers cut spending by the most on record for the second straight month in April while boosting savings to an all-time high, and the ...

29 May 23:25 CNA 5644198864225935996.html
States might turn to legalized gambling with budgets rocked by coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the US as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can

29 May 21:21 New York Post 7654946767933528695.html
Contacts of infected deputy Aswan governor test negative for coronavirus

Ehab Hanafy told Egypt Today that authorities continue their sterilization campaigns in the governorate’s office after Yehia tested positive for the pandemic.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900282393901.html
US stocks slide as traders await Trump's China news conference

US stocks slipped on Friday ahead of President Donald Trump's news conference on China. US consumer spending in April also posted the biggest dr...

29 May 15:42 Business Insider 3364799147881206347.html
US Prez Donald Trump to rebuke China over Hong Kong friction, Covid-19

Trump said he would announce on Friday what the administration would do “with respect to China,” though there’s no indication he’s planning to focus on the legislation. The White House has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m.

29 May 17:42 Hindustan Times 696565557664357449.html
New site is one-stop shop for B.C. workers, farmers, during pandemic

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has created a new online resource to help the province's agricultural sector find workers during the COVID-19 pan

29 May 17:43 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245469997950.html
European, South Korean authorities vie for COVID-19 antiviral remdesivir

(Reuters) - European and South Korean authorities are vying for Gilead Sciences’ (GILD.O) potential COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir, even though the drugmaker has yet to gain regulatory approval in either market and is still ramping up production of the anti-viral drug.

29 May 16:53 Reuters 8334514180658990410.html
Trump threatens 'shooting' response to Minneapolis riot over police killing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to stop looters in Minneapolis with deadly military force, after that city weathered a third night of arson and rioting over the police killing of an unarmed black man.

29 May 17:00 Reuters 8334514181025150267.html
S&P 500, Dow dip on jitters over Trump's China response

U.S. stock futures dropped on Friday as investors braced for President Donald Trump's response to China's national security legislation for Hong ...

29 May 19:00 CNA 5644198862561267725.html
Trump threatens 'shooting' response to Minneapolis riot over police killing

By Jeff Mason and Elizabeth Culliford WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to stop looters in Minneapolis with deadly military force, after that city weathered a third night of arson and rioting over the police killing of an unarmed black man. Some congressional Democrats denounced as racist Trump's Twitter threat, which called the looters

29 May 18:47 Tech2 4760741713464453389.html
Opinion: Donald Trump would be toast if it wasn’t for Joe Biden

The presumptive Democratic nominee should consider staying out of sight and out of mind for the rest of the campaign

29 May 20:00 The Globe and Mail 68426411329923816.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

Trump earlier said that he will hold a press conference Friday about China amid soaring tensions between the two powers, including over the status of Hong Kong and the novel coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107134129029.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on alleged spying by Chinese students

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Chinese students 'shouldn't be here in our schools spying'

29 May 04:50 Rappler 1882105641979421512.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

WASHINGTON, May 29 — The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday, ahead of an expected announcement by President Donald Trump. Trump earlier said that he will hold a press conference today about China amid...

29 May 06:43 Malaymail 302165935612555437.html
Trump considering to throw out thousands of Chinese graduate students

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Chinese students

29 May 11:27 The Asian Age 2126266544730105877.html
Ex-FM Morshed Khan leaves for London by chartered flight in pandemic

Former foreign minister M Morshed Khan has left Bangladesh for Britain by a chartered plane amid the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 19:48 Bdnews24 8119004129890375729.html
Asia shares fall as US-China tensions douse rally on Wall St

Shares fell Friday in Asia as investors awaited a news conference about China by President Donald Trump later in the day.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442824777022.html
Healthcare workers want dual coronavirus, hurricane plan

WESTERN BUREAU: With the 2020 hurricane season looming on the horizon and most of the nation’s healthcare workers absorbed in the fight to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, stakeholders in the healthcare sector want the Government to make...

29 May 05:10 The Gleaner 1215260528685444758.html
Twitter responds to Trump executive order on social media calling it a 'reactionary and politicized approach to a landmark law'

Twitter wrote that any attempts to unilaterally erode Section 230 threatens "the future of online speech and Internet freedoms."

29 May 06:59 Business Insider 6060062401205529909.html
Asia shares fall as U.S.-China tensions douse rally on Wall St

Shares fell Friday in Asia as investors awaited a news conference about China by President Donald Trump later in the day.

29 May 08:00 CTVNews 2422791598692309723.html
World shares fall as Hong Kong, U.S.-China tensions weigh

Shares fell Friday in Europe and Asia as investors awaited a news conference about China by President Donald Trump later in the day.

29 May 08:00 CTVNews 2422791597904780792.html
Students protest cuts to Sydney University's arts and social science faculty

About 8 per cent of courses across the university's arts and social sciences faculty will be cut according to early estimates.

29 May 07:15 The Age 7967730562221550466.html
UN delays crucial climate summit for a year, cites pandemic

This year’s meeting, known as the COP26 summit, had been billed as the most important climate change summit since the 2015 talks that produced the Paris Agreement.

29 May 09:21 The Indian Express 2885715104501408234.html
Illinois, New Jersey, and New York are the only states reopening according to federal guidelines, a ProPublica analysis found

The three states have yet to fully lift stay-at-home orders, which have been in place for roughly the same duration, per the ProPublica analysis.

29 May 08:42 Business Insider 6060062399949484755.html
President Trump Signs Order Withdrawing Legal Immunity To Social Media Companies For Editing Content Posted By Users

President Trump Signs Order Withdrawing Legal immunity For Social Media Companies For Editing Content Posted By Users

29 May 11:30 Swarajya 4977622828654299845.html
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Open stays on course in 2020 calendar; European Tour comes up with modest schedule

Though Keith Pelley, CEO of the European Tour, did not reveal any dates – he released dates only for the initial UK swing of six events and four Rolex events - the Hero Indian Open could come onto the calendar sometime in late October-early November.

29 May 11:57 Firstpost 4760741713102779414.html
Culture of silence around menstruation has become even more evident in COVID pandemic: UNICEF

The culture of silence around menstruation has become even more evident in the COVID pandemic, and breaking silence, raising awareness and changing negative social norms is more important now than

29 May 10:08 Deccan Herald 2027555797325326679.html
Indonesia rolls out public shaming for coronavirus violators

Indonesian officials are forcing social distancing violators to recite Koran verses, stay in "haunted" houses and submit to public shaming on ...

29 May 14:54 CNA 5644198863841452438.html
U.S.-Funded Health Website 'Spreading Misinformation' About Coronavirus

The U.S. government is funding a health website in Armenia that has published misinformation about COVID-19, according to the British investigative online publication openDemocracy.

29 May 16:46 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162198336197.html
Defence minister Rajnath Singh speaks to US on China's LAC intrusion

PLA continues building bunkers and roads, deploys tanks, artillery

29 May 19:40 Business-Standard 1502508926017091324.html
Food security and sustainability during the pandemic

The virus provides an opportunity. But will we Take it?Amid rising deaths from the coronavirus worldwide, the World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that the world could face a "global hunger p

29 May 19:39 Pakistan Today 6621510369806265718.html
U.S. high court rejects church challenge to Illinois pandemic rules

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a challenge to Illinois’ restrictions on religious services during the coronavirus pandemic, noting that the state had lifted the limits in question.

29 May 23:13 National Post 4816958591650673408.html
Four regions not ready for stage 2 of quarantine easing in Ukraine – health ministry

These are Donetsk, Lviv, Rivne and Chernivtsi regions.

29 May 13:40 UNIAN 6863008970595279423.html
Israel looks to export its coronavirus coping skills

Start-up nation Israel, on its way out of coronavirus lockdown, is seeking to export lessons that have allowed it to emerge as one of the least-hit victims of the pandemic.

29 May 17:45 manilastandard.net 4715274784903722017.html
Trump's War Against Social Media

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized. The proposed legislation is part of an executive order Trump signed on Thursday afternoon.

29 May 19:22 novinite.com 4235039570148817909.html
Germany's Merkel rejects Trump invite to attend G7 summit in Washington: Politico

(Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to accept U.S. President Donald Trump’s invitation to attend an envisaged summit of the Group of Seven (G7) in the United States, Politico reported on Friday.

29 May 23:31 Reuters 8334514181512286179.html
Germany's Merkel rejects Trump invite to attend G7 summit in Washington- Politico

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to accept U.S. President Donald Trump’s invitation to attend an envisaged summit of the Group of Seven (G7) in the United States, Politico reported on Friday.

29 May 23:29 Financial Post 2379081492006938503.html
Coronavirus: Seville derby to relaunch LaLiga season on June 11

LaLiga will return with the derby between Sevilla and Real Betis on Thursday, June 11, it has been c...

29 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976105212548.html
Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including ...

29 May 05:11 CNA 5644198862446292030.html
Trump signs order seeking to strip social media freedom

The move comes a day after Twitter labelled two of his tweets with fact-check notices, calling them misleading

29 May 06:38 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363753970176.html
Trump signs order seeking to strip social media freedom

The move comes a day after Twitter labelled two of his tweets with fact-check notices, calling them misleading

29 May 10:09 The Asian Age 2126266545108191984.html
White House, Trump accounts both get Twitter rulebreaker warning

Twitter waited almost four years into the term to act, and Trump's not happy.

29 May 14:40 Ars Technica 5028555107340851953.html
Coronavirus: Seville derby to relaunch LaLiga season on June 11

Sevilla's home derby against Real Betis will be the first LaLiga game since the league was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 16:32 sportskeeda 1601194028132466291.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Punjab increases fines for norms violation

Penalty for not wearing masks raised to ₹500 from ₹200

29 May 19:07 The Hindu 6679535025677433462.html
Release of 1958 Taiwan Straits Crisis documentary rekindles talk of reunification through military means

China Central Television (CCTV) is set to broadcast a documentary series on Friday about the 1958 Taiwan Straits Crisis, also known as the Artillery Action against Kinmen in China, and on the same day a grand forum on the 15th anniversary of the enactment of the Anti-Secession Law was held in Beijing.

29 May 18:34 Global Times 7829414519651326985.html
Stocks slip as investors await Trump's Hong Kong response

LONDON — Global stock markets fell and safe havens such as bonds and the Japanese yen gained on Friday, as investors awaited Washington’s response to China tightening control over the city of Hong Kong.

29 May 08:13 Financial Post 2379081493464431795.html
Experts Fear Minneapolis Protests Will Trigger Spike In Coronavirus Cases

With the coronavirus-related death rate rising in the state, Minnesota health officials are greatly concerned that protests will result in a devastating surge of Covid-19 cases and fatalities.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532410163835.html
Be transparent about MPs coronavirus infections – Mahama to Parliament

Former President John Mahama has called for transparency following the confusion over the state of COVID-19 infection in Parliament.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494419663050.html
Why BJP’s Himachal chief resigned after corruption was alleged in coronavirus PPE purchases

Rajeev Bindal may have had links to a key character in the graft case being investigated by the state police.

29 May 04:09 Scroll.in 8669301693931536121.html
Donald Trump signs order to strip social media giants of legal protection for policing content

This came just days after Twitter labelled one of his tweets as misleading.

29 May 04:23 Scroll.in 8669301692255309171.html
Nearly £5m will be spent relaunching scheme helping get region's rough sleepers off the streets and into safe accommodation during pandemic

Leaders agreed to spend nearly £5 million to relaunch A Bed Every Night

29 May 16:21 men 6694993427971841876.html
'Ignore the president's unlawful order': Democrats and military veterans are up in arms after Trump suggests National Guard troops may shoot looters

"He's literally suggesting shooting those protesting the senseless death of a black man," Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a former US Army pilot, said.

29 May 22:24 Business Insider 6060062399487287304.html
Care home lockdown plan was rejected by ministers at the peak of the coronavirus outbreak last month

Downing Street received an 11-point plan proposing 'a further lockdown of care homes' from PHE on April 28. The moves were not included in the action plan unveiled by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.

29 May 00:58 Mail Online 124328110731727463.html
Indonesian minister attacked for comparing wives to COVID-19

An Indonesian minister is under fire after he compared coronavirus to rebellious wives, in remarks aimed at soothing public fears about easing COVID-19 restrictions across the Southeast Asian archi...

29 May 11:18 Punch Newspapers 3524240994063483345.html
Indonesia minister slammed for ‘virus is like your wife’ remarks

An Indonesian minister is under fire after he compared coronavirus to rebellious wives, in remarks aimed at soothing public fears about easing COVID-19 restrictions across the Southeast Asian archipelago.

29 May 10:36 Nehanda Radio 3802011523406336314.html
Ukraine to strengthen contribution to int'l security – Zelensky

Zelensky congratulated Ukrainian peacekeepers and veterans of peacekeeping operations on International Day of UN Peacekeepers.

29 May 14:20 UNIAN 6863008971840306262.html
Indonesia minister slammed for 'virus is like your wife' remarks

An Indonesian minister is under fire after he compared coronavirus to rebellious wives, in remarks aimed at soothing public fears about easing ...

29 May 17:33 CNA 5644198863151141586.html
Trump's social media order expected to have agencies review whether Twitter, Facebook can be sued for content

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Thursday designed—in theory—to make it easier to sue social media companies such as Twitter, days after the site placed a fact check label on ...

29 May 16:07 Tech Xplore 4945708899918532406.html
Building a better boot camp: How to make Marines during the pandemic — and beyond

Picture Marine Corps boot camp. You probably see a huge drill instructor screaming directly into the face of a determined young recruit. Well, all that’s on hold for now. Roughly 2,000 new recruits

29 May 18:46 New York Post 7654946768467612878.html
Coronavirus: Amit Shah seeks chief ministers’ opinion as fourth phase of lockdown nears end

This is the first time the home minister individually spoke to the chief ministers amid the health crisis.

29 May 03:17 Scroll.in 8669301693809875792.html
Prisoners released early not 'routinely' being tested for coronavirus

Confirmation came in a written answer from the Scottish Government.

29 May 11:51 dailyrecord 552235479162286451.html
Former US officials question DOJ’s probe of ‘unmasking’ of Trump ally

WASHINGTON, May 29 — Former US intelligence officials questioned the Justice Department’s naming of a prosecutor to probe the “unmasking” of names in spy-agency eavesdropping reports by Obama administration officials, saying such requests had not previously been treated as criminal matters....

29 May 10:37 Malaymail 302165935085177691.html
Democrats’ risky plan to ensure Congress can vote during the pandemic, explained

No one can be sure of whether House Democrats’ plan to allow "proxy voting" is constitutional.

29 May 12:30 Vox 6416095789306104269.html
Palestinian Authority eases lockdown measures as coronavirus cases decline

Given lack of other options, authorities used restrictions as main tool to fight pandemic

29 May 14:42 The Irish Times 8204772969297422849.html
Trump signs order on social media giants after Twitter row

PTI Washington US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at stripping social media giants like Twitter and Facebook of legal immunity

29 May 15:36 The Navhind Times 3656927215434021205.html
Parents returning from maternity or adoptive leave will be included in coronavirus wage subsidy scheme

PARENTS returning to work from maternity or adoptive leave will be included in a government scheme to subsidise their wages during the Covid-19 crisis.

29 May 16:45 independent 5894610846282852343.html
Tokyo hospital faces group infections as Japan fears second coronavirus wave

Infections in Tokyo rose to nearly 5,200 on Thursday, the highest among the country's 47 prefectures.

29 May 02:22 The Japan Times 6673764367602843753.html
Trump considering legislation that may scrap law that protects social media companies

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including ...

29 May 05:11 CNA 5644198863957025247.html
Kitakyushu declares it is in 2nd wave of coronavirus

The city of Kitakyushu in Japan's southwest said Friday it has been hit by a second wave of coronavirus infections following a recent surge in the number of new cases. "I recognize that we are in the middle of the second wave," Mayor Kenji Kitahashi told a meeting of the…

29 May 07:03 Japan Today 8582716286811343709.html
New site is one-stop shop for B.C. workers, farmers, during pandemic

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has created a new online resource to help the province's agricultural sector find workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement from the Ministry of. . .

29 May 10:16 Times Colonist 7617512060830579620.html
New York coronavirus tracing program falls behind on hiring goals

The joint initiative between Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office and Bloomberg Philanthropies has successfully trained and hired just 2,164 tracers.

29 May 12:42 New York Post 7654946767894489378.html
S&P 500 up in choppy action after Trump comments on China

Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday as investors were on edge ahead of a U.S. response to China's national security law on Hong Kong that ...

29 May 19:00 CNA 5644198863924720196.html
Coronavirus could deepen Britain’s North-South divide, Sir Keir Starmer says

The Labour leader also says ‘a huge debt of gratitude’ is owed to key workers.

29 May 23:02 Express & Star 7324224459408402998.html
Stocks rebound after Trump pulls his punches on China

S&P 500 ends higher after presidential press conference on Hong Kong security law

29 May 20:33 Ft 707176889857165095.html
Samsung Exclusive Stores in India are Now Suraksha-Certified for COVID-19 Pandemic - Gizchina.com

Samsung has now undergone Suraksha training program for its Exclusive Stores in India. This means that all stores will follow safety and hygiene guidelines.

29 May 20:14 Gizchina 5392375275506433695.html
Coronavirus: HSA says 800 workplace inspections carried out since May 18th

Authority claims ‘high level of compliance’ is part of the return-to-work safety protocol in meat plants

29 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968230672940.html
UN chief appreciates India's assistance to other countries during COVID-19 pandemic: T S Tirumurti

Tirumurti, who assumed charge as India's Permanent Representative to the UN last week, presented his credentials virtually as telecommuting arrangements are in place at the UN headquarters due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964108957163.html
Coronavirus: Tebas wants 2020-21 to start on September 12 as LaLiga chief warns of €700m losses

LaLiga president Javier Tebas wants the 2020-21 season to start on September 12 and has warned clubs...

29 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976449633787.html
Life in lockdown: Coronavirus prompts half of French consumers to reappraise ‘value’ of food

During eight weeks of lockdown, or confinement, over half of French people report having changed their view of the social, economic and ecological value of food production.

29 May 00:00 FoodNavigator.com 3674007565826840238.html
Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Google Offers Anxiety Assessment

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes an increasing toll on mental health, Google on Thursday launched a new tool to help users who search for information on anxiety.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530885936037.html
Global economy will not survive US-China tension

Both countries must work out their differences to avoid another world economic meltdown

29 May 04:39 Gulf News 2086521544901896345.html
Trump escalates Twitter, social media war after fact-check move

United States President Donald Trump has escalated his war on social media companies, signing an executive order on Thursday challenging the liability protections in US law that serve as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet.

29 May 02:32 Aljazeera 6642629761899046427.html
Coronavirus: Gov’t urged to roll out ICT programmes to address job losses

Youth Rise International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) focused on poverty eradication through education and decent work has called on the Government to as a matter of urgency roll out a national ICT for Work programme for the youth.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495030537081.html
Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Artesian Online Art Market showcasing Chickasaw and Southeastern Indian art

The Chickasaw Nation announced last month that it was canceling its in-person 2020 Artesian Arts Festival out of an abundance of caution due to the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 02:58 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318761207173004.html
UN chief appreciates India's assistance to other countries during COVID-19 pandemic: Ambassador Tirumurti

India has sent essential drugs, testing kits and other medical assistance to many countries around the world, including to the US, to help fight the coronavirus that has infected over 5.8 million globally. The death toll from the pandemic has surpassed 358,373.

29 May 05:05 The Economic Times 7653256036415526618.html
Disney World Plans for a July Reopening, Despite the Still-Ongoing Pandemic

What could possibly go wrong?

29 May 08:30 Gizmodo UK 8363059002291022094.html
How celebrities are helping people amid lockdown due to coronavirus

How celebrities are helping people during lockdown - Coronavirus is taking its toll and millions of people are suffering.

29 May 09:16 Tentaran - there's more to life 1112023112885900815.html
Coronavirus: Tebas wants 2020-21 to start on September 12 as LaLiga chief warns of €700m losses

Javier Tebas wants LaLiga to get back underway on June 11 so the next season can start from September 12.

29 May 11:30 sportskeeda 1601194028825026242.html
Coronavirus vaccine: Pfizer CEO claims COVID-19 medicine could be ready by October-end

American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is conducting clinical trials with German firm BioNTech on several probable vaccines in Europe and the United States

29 May 11:51 Business Today 1145527431919393916.html
Tackling corona around the world

 A long-term lock-down policy during which schools and work are also shut down, however, would cost much more but save fewer additional lives. This would likely leave society worse off.

29 May 12:48 The Jakarta Post 7678601103408338200.html
Devon's rights of way are in danger and your help is needed to save them

The society is appealing for local people to come forward and help save thousands of miles of unrecorded rights of way which are in danger of being lost forever

29 May 15:58 DevonLive 2469244513081906073.html
As coronavirus scams proliferate, Google launches scam-spotter tool

Scammers beware: Google is on the lookout for you.

29 May 19:35 Fox News 7362823820026614160.html
Half of Brits with coronavirus symptoms 'have not self-isolated for a week'

Behavioural experts have warned the government's Sage committee of low compliance with the new track and test system to tackle coronavirus and ease the lockdown further

29 May 18:45 mirror 675785260713606885.html
Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at curbing social media censorship

Earlier this week, Twitter flagged two tweets by Donald Trump. In response, President Trump has signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections of social media companies.

29 May 05:00 Neowin 8633418616012664890.html
City of Moscow revises up its coronavirus death toll for April after criticism

The city of Moscow has issued a revised version of its coronavirus death toll for April after criticism of its initial figures, more than doubling the original tally by using what it said was an alternative counting method. The city initially reported 636 coronavirus-related deaths for April, a figure

29 May 12:34 Yahoo 7097669637713961744.html
City of Moscow revises up its coronavirus death toll for April after criticism

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The city of Moscow has issued a revised version of its coronavirus death toll for April after criticism of its initial figures, more than doubling the original tally by using what it said was an alternative counting method.

29 May 12:34 Reuters 8334514180089795170.html
Israel looks to export its coronavirus coping skills

Using distance diagnostics, blood analysis, mobile phone tracking and tracing, and mandatory wearing of face masks are among measures Israel does to curb the spread of the coronavirus

29 May 13:22 Rappler 1882105643829982637.html
Trump cuts ties to World Health Organization

May 29 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Friday announced he's cutting ties with the World Health Organization during a pandemic that's killed more than 362,000 people worldwide.

29 May 19:14 UPI 8257973864901806236.html
Biden calls for 'real leadership' after Trump alludes to violence after police killing

Joe Biden on Friday called for justice and "real leadership", accusing President Donald Trump of encouraging violence by threatening deadly military force to stop rioters in Minneapolis protesting the police killing of an unarmed black man. Initially peaceful rallies in Minnesota's largest city have given way to nights of arson,…

29 May 20:05 Japan Today 8582716286518830987.html
South Korea reports 58 new coronavirus cases

Rest of World News: Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun called for officials to examine working conditions at warehouses of online shopping companies, which have seen orders su

29 May 03:12 The Times of India 6060938662980130600.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, ahead of an expected announcement by President Donald Trump.

29 May 04:25 The Guardian 7580308503781850537.html
Feds to provide more funds to help remote Indigenous communities cope with pandemic

The federal government is to spend millions more to help remote and rural Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

29 May 09:09 CP24 1887544296183884100.html
Regional elections in December may escalate COVID-19 transmission: Public health experts

Public health concerns are mounting over the government’s plan to go through with holding the 2020 simultaneous regional elections in December over fears of further virus transmission amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 08:40 The Jakarta Post 7678601103134087852.html
Harvard Grads Told Truth Is a Matter of Life & Death

The Washington Post’s top editor told Harvard University graduates Thursday that facts and truth have become "matters of life and death," and he warned that some leaders continue to "undermine the very idea of objective fact, all in pursuit of political gain."

29 May 12:40 Courthouse News Service 1799505148914167376.html
Rajya Sabha secretariat official tests positive for coronavirus

This is the fourth such case reported in the Parliament complex so far

29 May 11:34 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363266973244.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, ahead of an expected announcement by President Donald Trump.

29 May 13:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601103815622079.html
Dow Jones retreats ahead of Trump's response on Hong Kong

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 269.88 points, or 1.06 per cent, at 25,130.76.

29 May 13:39 The Economic Times 7653256036820934537.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, ahead of an expected announcement by President Donald Trump.

29 May 12:00 manilastandard.net 4715274785790548092.html
Taylor Swift Accuses Trump of 'Stoking White Supremacy' In Woke Twitter Rant

Pop super star and left-wing activist Taylor Swift erupted on President Donald Trump in a wild Twitter rant, accusing him of "stoking the fires of white supremacy" and warning "we will vote you out in November." 

29 May 16:22 Breitbart 3148363491306934320.html
Young Minneapolis mayor in spotlight after police killing, protests

Shaken and angry, Minneapolis’ telegenic young mayor stood in front of television cameras over and over this week – first to decry the police killing of George Floyd, and on Friday to impose a curfew as parts of his city burned in ongoing protests.

29 May 23:48 National Post 4816958591271521287.html
Roy Cooper and RNC remain at odds over convention as whispers about move to Tampa begin

A standoff over the Republican convention deepened after North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper ignored a GOP ultimatum to greenlight the gathering and demanded the party provide more details for its plan to mitigate health risks posed by the coronavirus.

29 May 21:54 Washington Examiner 4625792333154442941.html
Twitter has more tools to use against Trump, if it chooses

Twitter's moves to label or hide comments from President Donald Trump have escalated a feud between the social network and the White House, but there could be more to come. The messaging platform has a range of "enforcement" options for dealing with content in violation of its policies, each of…

29 May 21:32 Japan Today 8582716286911383938.html
Harbhajan Blames 'Power Hungry' China For Spread of Coronavirus

Harbhajan also said that China is now happily making money by selling PPE kits and masks to the world.

29 May 07:49 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386082926484674.html
Wall Street Breakfast: U.S.-China Tension Ratchets Up

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha, iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted

29 May 11:10 Seeking Alpha 5725634556738384089.html
Israel says it could reimpose restrictions after coronavirus cases rise

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Coronavirus infection rates have risen in Israel, particularly in schools, since the government began easing restrictions and it may reimpose them if the trend continues, the health ministry said on Friday.

29 May 16:46 Reuters 8334514180908811681.html
AFP: Bulgaria Pins Hopes on TB Vaccine Against the Coronavirus

In the worldwide battle against COVID-19, scientists are investigating whether a century-old tuberculosis vaccine might offer some additional protection against the novel coronavirus. And Bulgaria -- one of the world's leading manufacturers of the vaccine -- is holding out hope of new markets for the many millions of doses it produces each year.

29 May 01:28 novinite.com 4235039571784716568.html
Flagged Tweets: Trump signs executive order targeting social media 

President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content on their platforms in a move slammed by his critics as a legally dubi...

29 May 06:50 Punch Newspapers 3524240994717725666.html
Equities drop as Trump lines up China response

HONG KONG, May 29 — Equities mostly fell today after Donald Trump called a news conference for later in the day to outline his response to China’s plan to crack down on Hong Kong, which many fear could further increase tensions between the superpowers. The losses were being tempered, however,...

29 May 09:17 Malaymail 302165934650455768.html
Trump signs order targeting social media after tweets flagged

President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content on their platforms in a move slammed by his critics as a legally dubious act of political revenge.

29 May 07:28 The Jakarta Post 7678601103609611121.html
NLC to receive £10million in extra funding to help fight coronavirus

Council leader Jim Logue welcomed the funding, with its allocation between areas having been agreed at a meeting of local government organisation Cosla last week.

29 May 11:37 dailyrecord 552235479608492048.html
Will Trump dispute the 2020 election results? His tweets this week suggest so

Trump’s attack on mail-in ballots raise the possibility that, if he loses in November, he would reject the validity of the vote

29 May 10:34 the Guardian 1491978795214978621.html
Soas to slash budgets and staff as debt crisis worsens in pandemic

Fears of takeover after auditors question whether London-based institution can continue

29 May 13:48 the Guardian 1491978796072532062.html
George Floyd protests could spark coronavirus surge in Minnesota

Health officials warn that the mass protests roiling Minneapolis in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death could have the unintended consequence of a spike in coronavirus cases in Minnesota,

29 May 12:20 New York Post 7654946768342642950.html
Adorable boy, 7, throws prom for nanny after coronavirus canceled hers

Curtis Rogers staged the thoughtful event to cheer up babysitter Rachel Chapman after her end-of-school party was canceled

29 May 16:43 Metro 970161748507427212.html
Coronavirus | Chennai Corporation begins work on largest care centre

Facility in Pulianthope will house 1,728 patients; bed capacity to hit 10,000 soon

29 May 18:46 The Hindu 6679535025245089532.html
Coronavirus Live Updates: Read The Latest About The COVID-19 Outbreak

Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects across the world.

29 May 18:56 HuffPost 5982769914741667737.html
Elizabeth Warren: Trump Calling for 'Illegal, State-Sponsored Killing'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Friday accused President Donald Trump of advocating for "illegal, state-sponsored killing" after the president threatened to use the National Guard to crack down on riots in Minneapolis in the wake of George Floyd's death.

29 May 18:01 Breitbart 3148363490752385575.html
Trump announces US withdrawal from the World Health Organization

German health minister decries ‘disappointing backlash for international health.’

29 May 19:44 POLITICO 2584151347015542031.html
New York City expected to reopen on June 8, five upstate regions OK for phase 2: Cuomo

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City is “on track” to enter phase one of reopening on June 8, New York Governor Cuomo said on Friday as he announced that five upstate regions will now transition to phase two which includes businesses like barber shops and hair salons.

29 May 18:13 Reuters 8334514179739376076.html
'Watcher' tracks coronavirus in Cincinnati and beyond

As cases of COVID-19 soar, two University of Cincinnati students develop an interactive dashboard that shows cases and deaths related to the novel coronavirus throughout the nation.

29 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754802438249080.html
'No conversation between PM Modi, Trump on India-China standoff,' say govt officials

India-China border tension: US President Donald Trump had said that he spoke with PM Modi about the conflict and said that the Prime Minister was not in a good mood

29 May 04:43 Business Today 1145527431498113657.html
‘No contact between PM, Trump over China border row, last spoke in Apr on HCQ’: Officials counter US Prez claim

Trump made the surprise mediation offer first on Wednesday amid heightened tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

29 May 05:30 The Statesman 1191309780661946482.html
Coronavirus Update: How COVID-19 Reforms the Mobility Industry

The coronavirus pandemic has already taken more than 300,000 lives worldwide and caused massive joblessness, but there are a few sectors that are currently booming and benefiting from this crisis.

29 May 15:00 Tech Times 4011848566716369098.html
Coronavirus is saving Astros from MLB hate: Yankees’ Adam Ottavino

Before the coronavirus pandemic shut down Major League Baseball, the Astros were still the sport’s collective enemy for their 2017 sign-stealing scandal. Yankees reliever Adam Ottavino is

29 May 14:19 New York Post 7654946768463325193.html
Serbian President Says Will Attend Victory Day Parade in Moscow on 24 June

BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic confirmed on Friday his plans to attend the military parade in Moscow on 24 June that will mark the 75th...

29 May 15:18 Sputniknews 967333868722317482.html
Coronavirus: No decision yet on Champions League as Uefa considers ‘all options’ to resume season

Uefa still hopes to conclude the competition by the end of August.

29 May 16:53 Scroll.in 8669301693195416385.html
US reaffirms commitment to India's leadership in Indo-Pacific region

The United States on Friday reaffirmed its “firm commitment” to India’s leadership in Indo-Pacific – a region where it is trying to build a coalition of democratic nations to contain the hegemonic

29 May 22:40 Deccan Herald 2027555797291479813.html
27,403 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths climb to 577

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 27,403 confirmed  cases of coronavirus in South Africa.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439271468952.html
Twitter belatedly fact-checks 2 Chinese propaganda tweets from March

Twitter fact-checks tweets from Chinese government spokesman spreading coronavirus conspiracy theory

29 May 02:46 Taiwan News 4737573344116489328.html
Application for Coronavirus Alleviation Programme is free - NBSSI

Applicants of the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) business support have been asked to be cautious of persons who offer to register them on the scheme at a fee.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493759454210.html
Fury after Pennsylvania lawmakers concealed coronavirus diagnosis

Republicans hid the diagnosis because they feared it would clash with their narrative that 'it was safe to be interacting with other people' and to return to work, says Democratic Representative Brian Sims

29 May 01:02 Rappler 1882105643889104069.html
British PM Johnson eases lockdown as furore over aide continues

LONDON: The coronavirus lockdown will ease next week for most of Britain's population, Boris Johnson announced on Thursday (May 28), as a row ...

29 May 05:26 CNA 5644198862226418447.html
Ukraine, Hungary Seek To Overcome Impasse Over Language Law Impeding NATO Initiatives

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto have discussed Kyiv-Budapest bilateral ties at a time Hungary is blocking NATO initiatives because of a restrictive language law in Ukraine.

29 May 17:59 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162810880571.html
Coronavirus: Chancellor extends support for self-employed but warns of ‘hardship ahead’

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended support for self-employed workers and unveiled a new "flexible furlough" system for firms.

29 May 19:40 The Courier 4275302767396913906.html
President Trump says he spoke to George Floyd’s family

Trump said he conveyed his sympathy to the family.

29 May 18:22 Fox 4 8372747777908201258.html
NSHE officials urged to restart search for new UNLV president

UNLV is looking to resume its search for a new president after the process was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 18:04 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836171287399.html
Trump Action Aside, China Crop-Buying Goal Is Becoming Untenable

Trump Action Aside, China Crop-Buying Goal Is Becoming Untenable

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976466376122.html
Egypt records 1,127 new coronavirus cases, 29 deaths

Egypt recorded 1,127 new coronavirus, COVID-19 cases, Thursday, raising the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in Egypt to 20,793.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899826076177.html
Amirudin’s pol-sec dismisses claims of secret meeting between Selangor MB and home minister, Azmin

SHAH ALAM, May 29 — There was no secret meeting between Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari and Senior Minister cum Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin yesterday. This was confirmed by the mentri...

29 May 02:59 Malaymail 302165936071712664.html
India-China standoff: PM Modi had no recent conversation with US President Donald Trump, say govt sources

The clarification came hours after Trump said in Washington that he had spoken to Modi and that the Indian prime minister is not in a "good mood" over the "big conflict" between India and China.

29 May 13:16 The Financial Express 1288289581596335708.html
India Now Has More Virus Deaths Than China Where Pandemic Started

India is the latest country whose coronavirus death count has topped the number of lives lost in China, where the pandemic started

29 May 17:41 Kashmir Observer 1268422870114782578.html
Latest boost for campaign to award a medal to NHS heroes fighting coronavirus

EXCLUSIVE: The Speaker of the House of Commons has thrown his weight behind the Mirror's call

29 May 19:00 mirror 675785260357262118.html
Trump directs action to revoke Hong Kong’s special status in a move targeting Beijing

President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his administration to begin the process of eliminating special U.S. treatment for Hong Kong to punish China, but stopped short of calling an immediate end to…

29 May 19:55 France 24 5635134571215031380.html
Gen. Jack Keane: China 'weaponized' coronavirus to 'destroy Western democracies' economies'

Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane told "The Story" Friday that Chinese President Xi Jinping had "weaponized" the spread of coronavirus around the world to destroy Western economies and stifle its competition.

29 May 23:52 Fox News 7362823819697299725.html
Michael Flynn asked Russia to avoid ‘tit-for-tat’ over Obama penalizing Moscow for election interference, new transcripts show

Democrats say transcripts show Flynn lied to FBI while undercutting sitting president

29 May 23:53 The Globe and Mail 68426410477844256.html
U.S. cuts WHO ties over virus; takes action over Hong Kong

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, end Hong Kong’s special trade status and suspend visas of Chinese graduate students suspected of conducting research on behalf of their government — escalating tensions with China that have surged during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump…

29 May 21:00 Japan Today 8582716285930775270.html
India’s coronavirus death count tops China as new cases spike

India's reported cases of 165,799 infections is the ninth highest globally, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.The mortality rate from Covid-19 in India stood at 2.8% against world average of 6.2%

29 May 03:43 Livemint 6614605818083441349.html
Twitter flags China spokesman’s tweet on Covid-19

Twitter posted a blue exclamation mark under a tweet by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, with a comment urging readers to check the facts about Covid-19.

29 May 02:48 Hindustan Times 696565557170031562.html
Twitter flags China spokesman's tweet on COVID-19

Twitter fact-checked U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Tuesday over his claims about mail-in ballots, under what it says was an extension of a "misleading information policy" aimed at combating misinformation about COVID-19

29 May 02:34 Business Today 1145527431275518212.html
Twitter flags China spokesman's tweet on COVID-19

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Twitter has flagged a tweet written in March by a Chinese government spokesman that suggested the U.S. military brought the novel coronavirus to China, as the social media platform ramps up fact-checking of posts.

29 May 01:41 Reuters 8334514181535160395.html
Twitter flags China spokesman's tweet on COVID-19

Twitter has flagged a tweet written in March by a Chinese government spokesman that suggested the U.S. military brought the novel coronavirus to ...

29 May 09:39 CNA 5644198863339616874.html
Trump Tweeting As Much As Ever Amid Twitter Standoff [Infographic]

Despite Trump's executive order targeting social media and threats to close Twitter, he is tweeting as much as ever.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531354641938.html
Demand For These Autonomous Delivery Robots Is Skyrocketing During This Pandemic

Although there is much unknown about the way the world will be post-coronavirus, we're certain that it will include autonomous delivery robots in our workplaces, public spaces, and streets. This technology was given a boost during coronavirus as a viable way for people to receive food and medicine.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530429987368.html
Cape Cod lifeguards fear 'catastrophe' from enforcing coronavirus social distancing while watching for sharks

The bustling beach town of Cape Cod is bracing for a heavily altered summer atmosphere as they prepare to reopen eateries in mid-June-- the first time since the coronavirus pandemic forced closures all over the country. 

29 May 01:52 Fox News 7362823821422755673.html
Tucker Carlson rips social media giants after Trump executive order: 'They're not neutral platforms'

Tucker Carlson blasted social media giants Thursday, saying they failed in their duty to be neutral platforms by arbitrarily censoring speech they deem inappropriate.

29 May 01:54 Fox News 7362823819555649589.html
Read the full executive order about social media companies that President Trump signed

Here is the full text of President Trump’s executive order relating to social media, published by the White House on Thursday May 28, 2020.

29 May 01:34 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883580802167.html
Read the full executive order about social media companies that President Trump signed

Here's the full text of the executive order released signed by President Trump that seeks "transparency and accountability from online platforms."

29 May 01:34 Business Insider 6060062400765129847.html
Coronavirus testing at core of NWSL’s soccer tournament plan | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

As the National Women’s Soccer League prepares to become one of the first North American leagues to return amid the coronavirus pandemic, testing and tracing are at the core of its plans.

29 May 03:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388854257912.html
Coronavirus crisis: Renault to lay off 150,000 employees globally

The overall cuts would affect just under 10% of Renault's 180,000 global workforce. The firm has around 48,500 staff in France

29 May 03:50 Business Today 1145527431237434548.html
‘We’re Fed Up With it’: Trump Signs Order To Make Bias Accused Social Media Giants Liable For Their Content

Two days after Twitter introduced fact checks that showed up on US President Donald Trump's tweets, Trump on Thursday (28 May) signed an executive order threatening to slash protections for social media companies.

29 May 06:54 Swarajya 4977622828866581682.html
Facebook: Trump's Social Media Order 'Will Restrict More Speech Online, Not Less'

Twitter has not yet publicly responded to the order

29 May 07:55 TheWrap 2361432282643553353.html
Coronavirus effect: UK car production likely to drop to lowest level in decades

Full-year production could fall to as low as around 870,000 vehicles, according to a forecast by AutoAnalysis for the SMMT, far below a recent nadir of 999,460 cars in 2009, during the financial crisis

29 May 09:13 Business Today 1145527431642068569.html
Work and wellbeing bounce back during coronavirus crisis

Government measures to arrest the economic impact of COVID-19 have helped stop further job losses and declines in working hours, new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.

29 May 11:50 phys.org 3476726124809859489.html
Falana-led coalition blames FG, states for rise in COVID-19 cases

The Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB), a coalition of over 70 labour and civil society organisations (CSOs), has blamed governments at all levels for the spike of the disease in the country.

29 May 11:56 TheCable 7513571675943283756.html
China sanctions not solution to Hong Kong crisis: EU

The European Union said Friday that China's imposition of a security law on Hong Kong had damaged ties with Beijing, but that imposing sanctions would not solve the crisis.

29 May 13:34 The Guardian 7580308505308642843.html
Shuttered Canada-US border highlights different approaches to the pandemic – and differences between the 2 countries

The US and Canada have had a long, supportive relationship. But the recent closure of the US-Canada border because of the coronavirus underscores a growing divide between the two countries.

29 May 12:26 The Conversation 6012421227438531990.html
'Gross incompetence at highest levels': ex-Obama adviser blasts Trump's Covid response

Samantha Power also tells online Hay festival that former US administration underestimated how ‘ripped off’ Americans felt

29 May 13:13 the Guardian 1491978794612424622.html
Meghan Markle Is Helping an Animal Welfare Charity Financially Struggling amid the Pandemic

The duchess has been in conversation with her patronage Mayhew, an organization dedicated to keeping homeless individuals and their beloved emotional support dogs together.

29 May 14:41 Harper's BAZAAR 9032339117719833018.html
How will gyms and leisure centres look when coronavirus lockdown lifts?

Ireland Active is the national association for the leisure, health and fitness sector which represents over 350 publicly and privately owned leisure centres, gyms, swimming pools, exercise studios, fitness education providers and recreation facilities nationwide.

29 May 17:39 Irishexaminer 8196011180036497297.html
WHO, 37 nations launch alliance to share tools to tackle Covid-19 pandemic

“WHO recognises the important role that patents play in fuelling innovation but this is a time when people must take priority,” WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told an online news briefing.

29 May 17:59 Hindustan Times 696565557457733879.html
Army to run mobile coronavirus testing unit in Oldham town centre

The unit will be in place in the borough from Sunday, May 31 until Tuesday, June 2.

29 May 17:07 men 6694993428215449806.html
Donald Trump signs social media order after Twitter battle

US president targets social media firms’ liability shield after Twitter fact-checks him.I’m signing an order to uphold the free speech rights of the American people, the president said

29 May 17:46 Livemint 6614605817691565750.html
Scottish Government coronavirus adviser calls for policy on 'shielding' the elderly to be axed

Professor Devi Sridhar and Yasmin Rafiei wrote that there are serious ethical questions about hiding people away

29 May 16:27 dailyrecord 552235479912793187.html
Trump signs executive order on social media cos

Order calls for new regulations on companies’ liability

29 May 16:07 BusinessLine 5283601104062644.html
Not worried about coronavirus but govt apathy: AIIMS heathcare staff

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi is witnessing more and more HCWs (health care workers) falling prey to the virus.At India's premier medical institute around 195 HCWs...

29 May 18:00 The Hans India 817019415025443052.html
Coronavirus | Koyambedu cluster happened despite precautions, Madras High Court told

‘CMDA distributed masks and disinfected premises daily’

29 May 18:49 The Hindu 6679535025808178404.html
Police discover guests staying at five-star hotel during coronavirus lockdown

Officers made the discovery after they were called to Ramside Hall Treehouse in County Durham, to reports of a domestic incident - the hotel's owners have since been reported to the council

29 May 23:53 mirror 675785260447395651.html
Scientists Simulate Unmanned Aircraft Striking, Deflecting Asteroid From Earth

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have come up with a novel way to deflect asteroids from Earth by having unmanned vehicles collide with the threatening...

29 May 22:18 Sputniknews 967333868328586941.html
Global stocks slip as markets await Trump's HK response

SINGAPORE, May 29 ― Asia's stock markets pulled back and major currencies were held in check today, as investors await the US response to China tightening control over the city of Hong Kong. China's parliament yesterday pressed ahead with national security legislation for the city, raising fears...

29 May 02:51 Malaymail 302165936440667508.html
Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?

In December 2019, the coronavirus was seemingly confined to China. But, a few weeks later, the virus, which causes the illness known as COVID-19, became a global pandemic.

29 May 07:30 Aljazeera 6642629762965802192.html
CVS is testing driverless vehicles in Houston for safe, socially distanced medical deliveries

Self-driving startup Nuro announced that it will deliver prescriptions autonomously to residents in parts of one Texas city. A boon for social distancing.

29 May 06:45 The Next Web 3990801510702842016.html
Royal Welsh Show counts cost of coronavirus shutdown

The Royal Welsh Show could take five years to recover from the financial hit of coronavirus, organisers have said.

29 May 05:00 Shropshire Star 3480199992325270182.html
No call between Trump and India's Modi on China border tension: official source

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken with U.S. President Donald Trump about the south Asian nation's military standoff with China, a government source said on Friday, after Trump suggested Modi was upset about border tension. The neighbours' troops have been facing off along the

29 May 09:29 Yahoo 7097669637305243211.html
Executive order by Donald Trump 'a shot across the bow' for social media

A US executive order taking aim at firms such as Twitter has been described as a 'shot across the...

29 May 07:41 Newstalk 7635722259163875255.html
No call between Trump and India's Modi on China border tension: official source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken with U.S. President Donald Trump about the south Asian nation’s military standoff with China, a government source said on Friday, after Trump suggested Modi was upset about border tension.

29 May 09:29 Reuters 8334514181043990405.html
No call between Trump and Modi on China border tension: official source

The neighb­ours’ troops have been facing off along the disput­ed border­

29 May 09:53 The Express Tribune 1105816787337944418.html
Electionland 2020: Trump on Vote by Mail, Poll Worker PPE, Naturalizations and More

This week’s headlines on Trump’s escalating attacks on vote by mail, the latest in election lawsuits, coronavirus impacts on in-person voting and more.

29 May 11:30 ProPublica 7866676282563755144.html
Donald Trump repeats claims he is being unfairly targeted by social media sites

The US president continued his attacks on platforms such as Twitter on Friday.

29 May 13:33 Express & Star 7324224458832077304.html
Donald Trump repeats claims he is being unfairly targeted by social media sites

The US president continued his attacks on platforms such as Twitter on Friday.

29 May 13:32 Shropshire Star 3480199991285899768.html
Oil surges 5% on U.S.-China trade optimism, falling crude output

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices soared on Friday, with U.S. futures closing out May with record monthly gains, on hopes that the U.S.-China trade deal would remain intact and on falling crude production.

29 May 19:55 Reuters 8334514181198914045.html
Boris Johnson may learn that wars don’t always make leaders popular

The British prime minister wants to be a Churchill but is looking more like George W. Bush.

29 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241321032656167.html
Developing countries must not be left behind in pandemic recovery, Trudeau tells UN group

Weeks ahead of bid for seat on Security Council, PM tells virtual conference about Canada’s tradition of bringing together diverse groups

29 May 00:09 The Globe and Mail 68426410151947173.html
New report alleges killings, mass detentions in Ethiopia

A new report by the rights group Amnesty International accuses Ethiopia’s security forces of extrajudicial killings and mass detentions even as the country’s reformist prime minister was awarded the N

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442674782728.html
Trump signs order targeting social media after tweets flagged

President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content on their platforms in a move slammed by his critics as a legally dubious act of political revenge.

29 May 08:47 The Guardian 7580308505769973664.html
Trump signs order targeting social media after tweets flagged

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump signed an order on Thursday (May 28) seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for ...

29 May 10:33 CNA 5644198862913591763.html
Twitter places public interest notice on President Trump's tweet | ZDNet

Twitter says that Donald Trump has violated Twitter rules regarding glorification of violence.

29 May 12:18 ZDNet 591556593585171643.html
Labour and Social Security Minister Shahine Robinson has died

Labour and Social Security Minister Shahine Robinson has died after ailing with cancer for some time.

29 May 17:57 The Gleaner 1215260530330461003.html
North Carolina Democrats 'dragging their feet' on convention rules, RNC chief says

(Reuters) - The head of the Republican National Committee accused North Carolina’s Democratic governor on Friday of delaying issuing guidelines for the party’s national convention in Charlotte, and warned that organizers are prepared to choose another location soon.

29 May 17:03 Reuters 8334514181569351840.html
Coronavirus latest: at a glance

A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak

29 May 23:00 the Guardian 1491978795774671013.html
With 'Main Street' in view, Fed weighs risks of job, productivity shocks

With 'Main Street' in view, Fed weighs risks of job, productivity shocks

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976264321318.html
Trump Dodges Questions About His ‘Shooting’ Tweet — Announces End Of U.S. Funds To WHO

Following protests in Minneapolis, Trump tweeted a perceived threat against demonstrators, saying "When the looting starts, the shooting starts."

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530537632244.html
China readies National Security Law to strip Hong Kong of its autonomy, allow Beijing's intelligence agencies to formally enter island city

While the Chinese government broadly abided by Sino-British Joint Declaration for the first decade or so after the handover, it has, in recent years, tried to tighten its grip over the island city.

29 May 06:07 Firstpost 4760741713495234783.html
Trump’s newly-signed executive order targets Twitter and other social media companies

In case you missed it, U.S. President Donald Trump was recently involved in a tiff of sorts with social media giants, Twitter. The basis of the issue stemmed from Twitter’s move to label two of the president’s Tweets as “potentially misleading”, with Trump responding angrily in a series of Tweets on his account, which has 80.4 million followers.

29 May 07:14 SoyaCincau.com 3698931832191855138.html
With 'Main Street' in view, Fed weighs risks of job, productivity shocks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve officials have talked broadly about helping households and firms through the current economic crisis and quickly unleashed trillions of dollars in cash and credit guarantees to build a “bridge” to the post-pandemic world.

29 May 05:06 Reuters 8334514180592306397.html
Coronavirus updates: With 1,65,799 cases, India now ninth worst-hit country in world

Death toll rises to 4,706; Bengal minister tests positive; two floors of Parliament Annexe building sealed

29 May 05:20 The Telegraph 2864094128107791528.html
This is what the plan was, spread coronavirus in the whole world: Harbhajan Singh lashes out at China

Veteran India spinner Harbhajan Singh lashed out at China for spreading coronavirus in the world and called them power hungry in his latest social media post.

29 May 06:26 India Today 4286117812705391635.html
Greece bans Brits when it reopens to tourists due to poor coronavirus record

Greece has released its latest travel advice and told millions of Brits hoping for a summer holiday to Greece that they're not welcome when the country reopens to tourists next month

29 May 11:35 mirror 675785261100879396.html
With 'Main Street' in view, Fed weighs risks of job, productivity shocks

U.S. Federal Reserve officials have talked broadly about helping households and firms through the current economic crisis and quickly unleashed ...

29 May 13:10 CNA 5644198863281265621.html
Brazil’s Bolsonaro urges Supreme Court to shelve ‘fake news’ probe

On a social media broadcast, Bolsonaro said the court’s investigation was unconstitutional and any move to restrict fake news in Brazil would establish censorship in the country.

29 May 04:51 The Indian Express 2885715105079253552.html
Coronavirus: Migrant workers in India die on trains taking them home

PATNA, INDIA Nine Indian migrant workers travelling amid the coronavirus pandemic died on trains in recent days, including a mother whose toddler could be seen trying to wake her in a viral video, officials and media reported on Wednesday. The shocking deaths highlight the...

29 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039562162153285.html
Trump signs order targeting social media after tweets flagged

President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content on their platforms in a move slammed by his critics as a legally

29 May 05:17 Deccan Herald 2027555796557918261.html
AP High Court orders reinstatement of Ramesh Kumar as State Election Commissioner

It struck down ordinance No. 5 of 2020 through which the term of SEC was cut short

29 May 08:57 The Hindu 6679535025680750848.html
IFPMA industry association conference: ‘no-one left behind’ on coronavirus vaccine

Pharma industry leaders pledged to pull out all the stops to get a vaccine for coronavirus available as soon as possible – perhaps as early as October this year – and make sure that it is available to everyone who needs it around the world.

29 May 13:29 PMLive 7773534728566223245.html
READERS’ LETTERS: Forget Dominic Cummings, let’s focus on real problems

Sir, – Having witnessed the unprecedented outpouring of faux outrage regarding the recent actions of Dominic Cummings, perhaps now would be a good a time to bring the incident in to perspective and move forward and focus on the real issues facing society today.

29 May 12:33 The Courier 4275302766794173347.html
The UK wants to join with Trump to form a new global alliance to end China's grip on 5G

Boris Johnson wants to form a technology alliance with the US and other countries amid global anger towards China.

29 May 12:16 Business Insider 6060062399766764920.html
The UK wants to join with Trump to form a new global alliance to end China's grip on 5G

The UK wants to create a new global alliance to reduce China's dominance of emerging 5G technology.

29 May 12:21 Pulse Live 3606876835557688262.html
White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino says Twitter is 'full of s***' after company flags Trump's tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Scavino's tweet came after Twitter flagged a message from Trump saying "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" as violating the platform's rules.

29 May 13:04 Business Insider 6060062399383189362.html
President says the guys in charge aren’t in charge

’Tunji Ajibade;   tunjioa@yahoo.com;  08036683657 The United States’ former president Barack Obama made an observation the other day. His reminds me of the known fact that ideas respect no borde...

29 May 15:25 Punch Newspapers 3524240994323439215.html
The Gang Leader as President

We awake to a bewildering, sobering tableau. A second night of protests engulfed Minneapolis in the wake of the police...

29 May 15:36 Talking Points Memo 4598529366353585128.html
South Korea Closes Schools AGAIN, 2 Days After Reopening, Following Biggest Coronavirus Spike

South Korea has closed more that 200 schools in the country just 2 days after reopening them due to due to a new spike in virus cases.

29 May 16:45 iHarare News 2755902707877264387.html
Stocks tumble as Wall Street awaits Trump’s China salvo

US stocks tumbled Friday as Wall Street anxiously awaited for President Trump to announce his next economic salvo against China. The Dow Jones industrial average slid as much as 368.97 points, or 1.4

29 May 18:17 New York Post 7654946767997955458.html
Challenging China's Claims In South China Sea, US Navy Warship Sails Near Paracel Islands

Challenging Beijing's claims in the highly contested South China Sea, US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin on Thursday (local time) sailed near Paracel Islands, reported CNN.

29 May 20:13 NDTV.com 5090057681247528775.html
Trump says he spoke to Modi about China; no recent contact: Indian officials

On Friday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told US Defence Secretary Mark T Esper that New Delhi would resolve its differences with Beijing bilaterally.

29 May 23:03 The Indian Express 2885715105349249926.html
Twitter has more tools to use against Donald Trump, if it chooses

Twitter's moves to label or hide comments from President Donald Trump have escalated a feud between the social network and the White House, but there could be more to come. The messaging platform has

29 May 22:40 Deccan Herald 2027555797405772221.html
Wall St ends mostly higher as U.S.-China spat simmers

U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Friday after President Donald Trump announced measures against China in response to new security legislation that were less threatening to the U.

29 May 23:01 Financial Post 2379081492079237753.html
Donald Trump: George Floyd's Death a 'Terrible Insult to Police'

President Donald Trump said Friday at the Whtie House that the death of George Floyd was a "terrible insult" to police officers in America.

29 May 22:38 Breitbart 3148363492473796646.html
Watcher' tracks coronavirus in Cincinnati and beyond

As cases of COVID-19 soar two University of Cincinnati students develop an interactive dashboard that shows cases and deaths related to the novel coronavirus throughout the nation.

29 May 04:00 EurekAlert! 8889232469527513135.html
Cuomo’s coronavirus halo begins to fade

New York's take-charge governor turns defensive as pandemic-response scrutiny mounts.

29 May 09:01 POLITICO 3493784592277209358.html
Bulgarians Amongs the Citizens with the Biggest Financial Lost amid Pandemic

The citizens of Hungary, Bulgaria, Italy, Greece and Spain suffered biggest financial loss amidst the coronavirus pandemic. 

29 May 14:10 novinite.com 4235039572158968382.html
ProBeat: Throw out all your pre-coronavirus surveys and start again

The coronavirus pandemic means your technology survey from earlier this year is useless. Your business needs to run the survey again.

29 May 17:30 VentureBeat 6273363636480857841.html
Sage minutes reveal how UK advisers reacted to coronavirus crisis

Government releases papers showing how advice changed in run-up to lockdown

29 May 17:29 the Guardian 1491978795592115940.html
Ill. Governor Drops All Church Restrictions After Lawsuit

Churches claimed governor's restrictions ignored

29 May 17:08 Infowars 1950426315491914636.html
Parler App’s #Twexit Movement Recruits Twitter Users In Wake Of Trump Social Media Wars

There’s a move afoot amongst his conservative supporters to abandon Twitter, Trump’s favorite platform and his biggrst online rival.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531022739237.html
Coronavirus: Aulas calls for July restart as Lyon label Ligue 1 cancellation 'hasty'

Lyon chief Jean-Michel Aulas is determined for the Ligue 1 season to be completed as the Premier League and Serie A prepare to restart.

29 May 02:04 sportskeeda 1601194028044774858.html
Families to be reunited as Wales eases coronavirus lockdown from Monday

First Minister Mark Drakeford will confirm the lifting of some restrictions when he gives an update at lunchtime

29 May 06:20 mirror 675785261667309805.html
Coronavirus: Chaos, protests at Delhi-Gurugram border after Haryana government seals it

Several commuters, mostly on cycles, lodged protests after some of the cars were reportedly allowed to pass through the barricades unchecked.

29 May 06:20 Scroll.in 8669301693187128634.html
In Boom-and-Bust San Francisco, Pandemic Brings Grim New Reality

Uber, Lyft and Airbnb have slashed thousands of jobs. Salesforce and Visa are letting employees work remotely for months; Twitter and Square are allowing them to do so for good.

29 May 11:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480120809308584.html
S.Korea seeks to import anti-viral remdesivir as new coronavirus cases emerge

SEOUL - South Korean health authorities said on Friday they would request imports of Gilead Sciences Inc's anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19, as new outbreaks of the disease flare as social distancing restrictions are eased.

29 May 11:08 The Peninsula 1202843880898119025.html
Coronavirus: FAO seeks $350 million to fight hunger

The FAO said some 820 million people around the world are experiencing chronic hunger – not eating enough caloric energy, to live normal lives.

29 May 13:37 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300149104474.html
How the world's largest and fastest supercomputers are being used to understand the coronavirus | ZDNet

The UK is the first country outside the US to join the COVID-19 High Performance Computing consortium, which provides access to the world's fastest supercomputers for work on tackling the pandemic.

29 May 13:49 ZDNet 591556592994548269.html
Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak urged by MPs to extend self-employed help

A group of 113 MPs and a 100,000-strong petition warn ending a support scheme would cause hardship.

29 May 14:06 BBC News 3883826128597822331.html
India had started to see green shoots before coronavirus hit us: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Indian economy grew at 3.1% in the last quarter of FY 2019-20.

29 May 16:32 DNA India 7533428661184986592.html
‘Packed in, shoulder to shoulder, hugging’ in Spokane: Is America too rebellious to beat the coronavirus?

To reopen from the shutdown, which Spokane now is doing, requires "cautious, burdensome measures to protect safety," such as widespread, mandatory mask-wearing. Are Americans even capable of rule-following like that?

29 May 17:12 The Seattle Times 9121942837570742738.html
Twitter flags Trump, White House for 'glorifying violence'

"We've taken action in the interest of preventing others from being inspired to commit violent acts," a spokesman for the social media company said.

29 May 22:19 Australian Financial Review 3974284486492956558.html
S&P 500 up in choppy action after Trump comments on China

S&P 500 up in choppy action after Trump comments on China

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975302232211.html
'Travel only if essential': Railways appeals to passengers as coronavirus spreads

The appeal from Indian Railways comes days after nine people reportedly died on-board Shramik Special trains being run for ferrying stranded migrants in parts of the country in the wake of coronavirus-induced lockdown

29 May 10:24 Business Today 1145527431144644039.html
Germans cook more in coronavirus crisis, turn away from junk food

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Many Germans cooked more meals themselves during the coronavirus crisis and also used more fresh ingredients rather than processed foods, the food and agriculture ministry said on Friday.

29 May 11:45 Reuters 8334514180640787612.html
As China's coronavirus shutdowns end, air pollutants rise to traditional levels

As economic activity resumes in China following the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, levels of the air pollutant nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are rising to traditional standards for the first time this year. 

29 May 18:48 Fox News 7362823821485110614.html
Sohail F Rahman, wife fly to London by chartered plane amid pandemic

Sohail F Rahman, the chairman of one of Bangladesh’s leading conglomerates Beximco Group, has left Dhaka for London on a chartered plane as normal flight operations are suspended due to the coronavirus crisis.

29 May 21:29 Bdnews24 8119004130129403711.html
Chile jobless rate hits 9% during pandemic, highest in decade

Chile jobless rate hits 9% during pandemic, highest in decade

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974962842943.html
MotoGP races in Britain, Australia canceled amid pandemic

The MotoGP races in Britain and Australia are the latest to be canceled on the international motorcycle racing circuit because of the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442696048526.html
Wizards resume workouts in D.C. practice facility for first time since pandemic

The Washington Wizards on Friday held their first individual, voluntary workouts at MedStar Wizards Performance Center since the NBA season was suspended.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442517455393.html
Trump signs executive order; says social media platforms have 'unchecked power'

Trump-Twitter spat: US President Donald Trump said social media platforms have unchecked power to censor, restrict, edit, shape, hide, and alter virtually any form of communication between private citizens or large public audiences.

29 May 03:12 Business Today 1145527432502389868.html
Trump Executive Order Targets Legal Protections for Social Media Giants

Executive order signed Thursday comes two days after Twitter fact-checked President Trump’s false claims about voting by mail

29 May 03:43 TheWrap 2361432283341094489.html
This is the face of a man who spat at an ambulance worker during pandemic

He spat in the woman's face when she was just trying to help him

29 May 06:26 NottinghamshireLive 5149776702450801266.html
Rising US job losses stoke fears of lasting economic damage amid pandemic

The numbers are extraordinarily high by historical standards, economists have warned.

29 May 06:58 Shropshire Star 3480199992558073199.html
Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Reducing Legal Protection for Social Media Platforms

Following a feud with Twitter.

29 May 07:16 HYPEBEAST 3806037269704221523.html
British MotoGP at Silverstone cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

The British MotoGP scheduled to be held at Silverstone in August has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 09:24 Sky Sports 7729859610317438516.html
Twitter flags Donald Trump's 'when the looting starts the shooting starts' threat for 'inciting violence' AGAIN after he repeats it on White House account amid furious attacks at platform for 'targeting' him

President Trump lashed out at Twitter Friday morning for covering up his tweet with a warning label that said it was 'glorifying violence.'

29 May 11:49 Mail Online 124328110807840813.html
Coronavirus: MotoGP cancels Australian and British races in 2020

There will be no MotoGP races at Silverstone and Phillip Island this year, as the 2020 season continues to be affected by coronavirus.

29 May 11:12 sportskeeda 1601194028334379920.html
Trump takes on social media sites after Twitter dares to fact-check his wildly inaccurate claims

In what can best be described as one of the biggest tantrums ever, US President Donald Trump is taking his fury out on social media sites following Twitter fact-checking two of his tweets and showing his claims to be wrong.

29 May 11:15 Critical Hit 8797780291965382249.html
The UK made just 197 cars last month, a drop of 99.7% as coronavirus tanks factory output

The UK produced only 197 cars in April, 99.7% lower than its output in April 2019, with production almost entirely stopped by coronavirus, the S...

29 May 13:30 Business Insider 3364799146768393486.html
Calm before the storm for Japan suicides as coronavirus ravages economy

The phones at the Tokyo suicide hotline start ringing as soon as it opens for its once-weekly overnight session. They don't stop until the lone volunteer fielding calls from hundreds of people yearning to talk signs out early the next morning.

29 May 12:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601102332239109.html
New survey data reveals that nearly half of patients are forgoing care amid the pandemic

A Kaiser Family Foundation poll revealed that 48% of US patients have either deferred or skipped medical care as a result of the pandemic.

29 May 12:52 Business Insider 6060062401195890815.html
Noel Clarke says racism is ‘embedded in fabric of British society’ and UK film industry

Noel Clarke has said that racism is just as embedded in the UK as it is in the USA, and that he has been silenced by individuals in the film industry for speaking up about it.

29 May 17:45 The Independent 2511519170586548650.html
Twitter has more tools to use against Trump, if it chooses

Twitter's moves to label or hide comments from President Donald Trump have escalated a feud between the social network and the White House, but there could be more to come.

29 May 16:20 Digital Journal 4566489172294805784.html
Burning Cities and Blaming Trump Brings No Justice for George Floyd

Riots and looting stretched into the third day in Minneapolis

29 May 16:00 Townhall 6083908946991331861.html
Fed Chair Jerome Powell says the coronavirus recession has been a 'great increaser of income inequality' — with low-paid workers and women bearing the brunt of the fallout

The Fed chief singled out women and hourly workers in the service industries as the segment of the population weathering the brunt of the fallout.

29 May 17:00 Business Insider 6060062401318649874.html
Coronavirus claims the lives of five more doctors

Two doctors from Lahore and one from Gujranwala, Peshawar and Faisalabad each have lost their lives

29 May 19:04 Dunya News 5863268918602975167.html
MotoGP races in Britain, Australia canceled amid pandemic

The MotoGP races in Britain and Australia are the latest to be canceled on the international motorcycle racing circuit because of the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers on Friday said COVID-19 pandemic “and resulting calendar changes have obliged the cancellation of both events.” The British Grand Prix had been scheduled for Aug.…

29 May 19:50 Japan Today 8582716285627298203.html
Donald Trump's social media diktat may not shift India’s stand

India has been facing a challenge of misinformation on a large scale and has had to deal with situations such as mob lynching due to unchecked hate speech and fake news on social media.

29 May 23:10 The Economic Times 7653256037699562001.html
Donald Trump campaign resumes in-person fundraisers in June. What COVID-19?

• One Trump fundraising event in Dallas next month has a price tag of $580,600 per couple. Impeached president Donald Trump is scheduled to headline in-person fundraisers as early as June, which wo…

29 May 22:56 Boing Boing 4601305170252282838.html
Coronavirus | 15,572 cases, 960 deaths in Gujarat

State briefs High Court about remedial measures taken to combat the pandemic

29 May 00:19 The Hindu 6679535024411290372.html
Trump signs social media order after Twitter fact-checks him

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections social-media companies enjoy after Twitter began selective fact checks of his posts on the platform.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439845284679.html
Twitter flags Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter has served a public interest notice on Donald Trump after the US president vowed to send the the National Guard troops to Minneapolis to "get the job done right" after a night of violent protests in the city.

29 May 07:41 RTE.ie 7595237278778815048.html
Moscow revises its coronavirus death toll for April to 1,561 – more than DOUBLE the 636 fatalities they originally claimed

Moscow was criticised for its original figures and has since included 756 people who had coronavirus but died of other causes and 169 people suspected of having the virus but who tested negative.

29 May 15:01 Mail Online 124328111439652740.html
White House social media director: Twitter 'full of s---'

White House social media director Dan Scavino said Friday that Twitter was “full of shit” for warning that one of President Trump’s tweets violated the company’s policies by glorifying violence.

29 May 14:36 TheHill 355432918118528664.html
Coronavirus kills infant in Switzerland, say authorities

GENEVA, May 29 — An infant has died from the coronavirus in Switzerland, its first child fatality from the pandemic, authorities said today. Switzerland registered two new virus deaths in the past 24 hours, one of which was the infant, said Stefan Kuster, the new head of the country’s...

29 May 14:31 Malaymail 302165935816227953.html
Trump executive order targets social platforms for 'editorial conduct' in moderation

U.S. President Donald Trump will reportedly sign an executive order as early as today that would modify Section 230 of the Communications Decency

29 May 16:10 Android Police 6171356414918078637.html
US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response

President Trump said the US would be ‘redirecting’ the money to ‘other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs’.

29 May 19:34 Irishexaminer 8196011179469169682.html
US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response

President Trump said the US would be ‘redirecting’ the money to ‘other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs’.

29 May 19:28 Express & Star 7324224459533229322.html
US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response

President Trump said the US would be ‘redirecting’ the money to ‘other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs’.

29 May 19:31 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774068632842.html
US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response

President Donald Trump has said the US will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organisation.

29 May 19:27 independent 5894610845298016058.html
US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response

President Trump said the US would be ‘redirecting’ the money to ‘other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs’.

29 May 19:28 Shropshire Star 3480199991987051786.html
'Eyewitness to a Pandemic' docuseries captures how COVID-19 changed New York region

It's the story that has upended life around the world, but the impact has been the greatest here, in the New York area. Eyewitness News will tell the story in the way that only New York's No. 1 News can in our new docuseries, "Eyewitness to a Pandemic."

29 May 22:03 ABC7 New York 7327811149418135491.html
US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response

President Donald Trump has said the US will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organisation.

29 May 21:55 independent 5894610845789717237.html
Trump threatens 'shooting' response to Minneapolis riot over police killing

Trump threatens 'shooting' response to Minneapolis riot over police killing

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976206256378.html
Army rushes in additional troops to eastern Ladakh

Army rushes in additional troops to eastern Ladakh. The Indian Army will continue to maintain its aggressive posturing in all disputed areas in eastern Ladakh and will not back off till status quo is maintained, sources said.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384517482907.html
Cypriot president calls Egypt ‘close friend, strategic partner’

Anastasiades affirmed the need for cooperation with Egypt during the current stage, calling it “even more important” than earlier.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899118919174.html
Of Course There Are Protests. The State Is Failing Black People.

The collapse of politics and governance leaves no other option.

29 May 09:25 NY Times 1961078288033494294.html
Donald Trump calls Minneapolis protesters 'thugs,' vows action

Trump tweeted after protesters torched a Minneapolis police station, capping three days of violent protests US over the death of George Floyd, who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck. He said he spoke to the state's Democratic governor, Tim Walz, and “told him that the Military is with him all t

29 May 12:55 Oneindia 2023829372159426470.html
Trump space speech in Florida likely to test apolitical nature of NASA

White House recognizes the role human spaceflight could play in Florida in 2020.

29 May 15:04 Ars Technica 5028555107762956269.html
What happens when the police lose all legitimacy

When the criminal justice system has earned the contempt of the citizenry, disorder follows

29 May 17:57 The Week 149215356200059165.html
Boris Johnson agrees to go to G7 summit in person in phone call with Donald Trump as two leaders discuss post-Brexit trade deal

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump agreed during a phone call that the upcoming meeting of the leaders of the G7 group of major industrialised nations should be held in person if possible.

29 May 19:48 Mail Online 124328112151332760.html
Zimbabwe records second highest daily coronavirus increase

Zimbabwe reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the second highest daily tally which took the country total to 149.

29 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161476572495.html
Modi 2.0 Anniversary: The Crisis Managers In The BJP-Led NDA Government

While PM Modi, himself is skilled in handling every crisis, the decision of abrogation of Article 370, SC's decision on Ayodhya, and the Coronavirus pandemic introduced us to the crisis managers of the Modi 2.0 government.

29 May 03:12 Abplive 5873643726132566742.html
Tobacco giants BATSA and JTI head to court over tobacco ban

The largest tobacco manufacturers based in South Africa, Japan Tobacco International and British American Tobacco South Africa, have joined civil society groups in launching legal action against the maintenance of the tobacco ban. With Level 3 relaxations looming, the gloves are coming off.

29 May 13:09 Daily Maverick 2373996788651927359.html
Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

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29 May 16:43 CNBC 7787100275704365152.html
'They Broke Their Word': Trump Says Hong Kong No Longer Autonomous From China

During a Friday news conference at the White House, US President Donald Trump declared that "Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous to warrant the special...

29 May 18:59 Sputniknews 967333867531460611.html
Zimbabwe records second highest daily coronavirus increase

Zimbabwe reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the second highest daily tally which took the country total to 149.On Wednesday, cases more than doubled...

29 May 20:10 Bulawayo24 News 5565663539928079722.html
Hong Kong government warns removing US special status is 'double-edged sword'

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's government warned Washington that withdrawing its special US status, which has underpinned the city as a global financial ...

29 May 09:34 CNA 5644198864095808727.html
Hong Kong warns over removing US special status

Hong Kong told the United States to keep out of the debate over national security legislation being imposed by China, and warned that withdrawal of the financial hub's special status under US law could backfire on the US economy.

29 May 15:57 RTE.ie 7595237278043930682.html
Trump’s gaffe on call with PM Modi is not a first, but a pattern

While officials acknowledge breach of protocol by the American President, they point out that the India-U.S. relationship remains strong nonetheless

29 May 15:47 The Hindu 6679535025146005293.html
Drill on cruise ship pandemics before Ruby Princess debacle found authorities’ communications ‘robust’

Report on joint federal and state exercise held a year ago found cruise ships ‘highly compliant with ill traveller procedures’

29 May 20:00 the Guardian 1491978796198343252.html
China Misleads on Hong Kong Support for New Security Law

Last year’s overwhelming win by pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong’s election and recent polls show majority disapproval of Chinese government authority in the city.

29 May 18:25 POLYGRAPH.info 4290135092872128165.html
Coronavirus began spreading in US as early as late January, CDC says

Coronavirus began slowly spreading in the US as early as late January or early February — and went undetected for a month, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The

29 May 22:14 New York Post 7654946767814669759.html
On June 1, Coronavirus Restrictions in NSW Will Ease Even More – Here’s What You Need to Know

Not only will you be able to holiday within the state (good news: the ski season officially begins on June 22), you’ll also have an even greater chance of scoring a table at your favourite restaurant.

29 May 00:00 Broadsheet 1032174911989067825.html
Pandemic's hit to Japan's factory, retail sectors deeper than expected

TOKYO — Japan’s April factory output fell at a much faster-than-expected pace and retail sales tumbled the most in more than two decades as a coronavirus-triggered state of emergency dealt a heavy blow to the economy.

29 May 00:26 Financial Post 2379081492469320513.html
Relatives of deceased coronavirus patient vandalise Peshawar's Lady Reading Hospital

The LRH officials said that the patient’s relatives broke down the door of the coronavirus complex of the hospital

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356928903468.html
Trump Confirms Deployment Of US Army To Shoot Protestors In Minneapolis Protesting Murder of Blacks By Police.

Trump Wants Army To Shoot Protestors - Confirms Troops Deployment.In a series of tweets,Trump says he wants the protestors to be shot

29 May 07:06 iHarare News 2755902707437304585.html
Pandemic hit to Japan's factory, retail sectors deeper than expected; jobless rate up to 2.6%

Japan's April factory output fell at a much faster-than-expected pace and retail sales tumbled the most in more than two decades as a coronavirus-triggered state of emergency dealt a heavy blow to the economy. Global activity ground to a halt in April as government-imposed lockdowns due to the pandemic disrupted…

29 May 07:01 Japan Today 8582716285833130696.html
With 232 deaths, Russia records highest single-day coronavirus toll

Russia's comparatively low mortality rate continues to raise questions among experts both in Russia and in the West, with some suggesting that the country's government may be underreporting.

29 May 10:21 The Hans India 817019415140043373.html
Trump signs order targeting social media after tweets flagged

President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content on their platforms in a move slammed by his critics as a legally dubious act of political revenge.

29 May 10:30 manilastandard.net 4715274785243841900.html
Donald Trump and Twitter duel over president’s vow to crack down in Minneapolis

The president had suggested looters might be shot in violence sparked by the death of a black man who was being subdued by police.

29 May 14:32 Express & Star 7324224458843543710.html
Chilean student hits the roof for online classes during pandemic

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - To keep from falling behind in her studies amid the coronavirus pandemic, first-year Chilean college student Paulina Romero climbs onto her roof each day in search of a cell signal strong enough to transmit her online classes.

29 May 19:46 Reuters 8334514180280617679.html
Key Russian air cargo customer sues Boeing over widebodies, highlighting how coronavirus shifted market

The legal complaint has a weird twist: Russian cargo carrier Volga-Dnepr alleges that it has a binding contract to take four widebody aircraft worth more than $600 million at standard...

29 May 17:25 The Seattle Times 9121942836614332765.html
First Latina US senator withdraws name from Biden's running mate list

LOS ANGELES, May 29 — Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, the first Latina elected to the US Senate, said yesterday she is not interested in being Joe Biden's running mate in November's presidential election. “I support Joe Biden 100 per cent and will work tirelessly to help get him...

29 May 00:22 Malaymail 302165936000051164.html
Zimbabwe Finance Minister threatened to resign from Govt over Mutodi

FOREIGN Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Busi Moyo confronted President Emmerson Mnangagwa and threatened to hand in his resignation from Cabinet unless loudmouth Energy Mutodi was sacked from Government, a leading weekly publication has revealed.

29 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161724997792.html
‘400 Years of Anger’: Minneapolis Police Station Set Ablaze as Trump Threatens to ‘Start Shooting’

MINNEAPOLIS—Protesters demanding action over the death of 46-year-old George Floyd took over the Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct late Thursday and set the building ablaze.Video from the scene showed demonstrators chanting “I can’t breathe” and cheering as the building was breached,

29 May 03:12 Yahoo 7097669636991750024.html
U.S. accuses Russian military hackers of attack on email servers | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> The National Security Agency publicly accused Russian government hackers of targeting email servers around the world in an unusual announcement today, showing that the agency is becoming more aggressive in calling out Moscow’s action as the presidential election approaches.

29 May 01:22 Star-Advertiser 3439335388788683285.html
Coronavirus crisis restricts Heysel disaster remembrance

Authorities and fans on Friday marked the 35th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium tragedy where 39 people died during violence at the 1985 European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441720274917.html
Lawsuit seeks early, easier voting during COVID-19 pandemic

A lawsuit is seeking to ease Alabama’s restrictions on absentee ballots and in-person voting during the COVID-19 pandemic, including to allow early voting as a way of mitigating transmission risk at t

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441675124435.html
Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

NEW YORK - Whether he’s playing President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” or hosting a new season of “Match Game,” Alec Baldwin prefers working close

29 May 13:31 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245967449514.html
Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

NEW YORK — Whether he’s playing President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” or hosting a new season of “Match Game,” Alec Baldwin prefers working close to home.

29 May 13:31 KitchenerToday.com 52741009984564170.html
Breaking: US Personal Spending plunged by 13.6% in April

Personal Spending in the United States declined by 13.6 on a monthly basis in April, the data published by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis showed

29 May 12:31 FXStreet 4480975639537675209.html
Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

Alec Baldwin opened up to The Associated Press about his upcoming fifth season as host of the retooled 'Match Game,' which premieres Sunday on ABC, as well as the struggle to bring normalcy to family life.

29 May 17:29 CTVNews 2422791598752271467.html
'We Must Have Answers': Trump Terminates Ties to World Health Organization

US President Donald Trump has announced the US is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) after he accused the United Nations agency of...

29 May 18:56 Sputniknews 967333867578586724.html
Mkhize: We must accept new reality that COVID-19 will be here for long time

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and other Health Department officials briefed the country on the effectiveness of the lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic..

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107752560642.html
Coronavirus may lead to $8.5 trillion loss in global output, sharpest since Great Depression: UN

Globally, coronavirus has infected 5,813,997 people and killed 360,397, according to Johns Hopkins University

29 May 07:04 Business Today 1145527432729443039.html
Coronavirus: Pubs with beer gardens likely to be the first hospitality venues to reopen

The government said pubs would not be able to reopen until 4 July at the earliest because of the difficulties of socially distancing

29 May 08:45 mirror 675785260286925583.html
More than half of coronavirus victims were care home residents

Care home residents made up more than half the number of coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland, accoring to new figures.

29 May 10:08 The Irish News 993065722175317.html
GDP: 3.1% for March quarter, 4.1% for year. But it is not due to coronavirus

GDP growth rate for March quarter slipped to 3.1% from 4.7% recorded during the previous quarter. The economy grew by 4.2% in 2019-20 for year. The coronavirus lockdown will have more impact in June quarter.

29 May 13:08 India Today 4286117813185149037.html
Trump Executive Order Against Social Media Giants Denounced As Unlawful Ploy

by Jake Johnson, staff writer

29 May 16:07 SCOOP 5315658998259067032.html
Coronavirus lockdown | West Bengal announces easing of lockdown restrictions from June 1

Relaxations come at a time when the number of COVID-19 cases in the State is rising

29 May 21:22 The Hindu 6679535025597696837.html
Bangladesh becomes 60th nation to receive IMF pandemic aid

The coronavirus outbreak is severely affecting Bangladesh's exports of ready-made garments and remittances, notes the International Monetary Fund

29 May 23:00 Rappler 1882105642341644830.html
Boris Johnson Gets a Hong Kong Reality Check

Britain can no longer put business first in its dealings with Beijing. China’s new national security law for Hong Kong demands a broader response

29 May 06:36 Bloomberg.com 4032480121729145789.html
Stocks could trade 'drastically lower' on breakdown in trade between China and US, JPMorgan says

JPMorgan has turned cautious on equities after being bullish for months, according to an analyst noted published by Marko Kolanovic on Thursday....

29 May 16:54 Business Insider 3364799147599646855.html
'Boris Johnson has presided over a broken Kingdom in which Covid-19 has been able to flourish'

Peter Flanagan says Johnson’s failure to sack Dominic Cummings is just another in a long line of disastrous moves for the UK.

29 May 19:00 TheJournal.ie 6446904419100316809.html
World needs answers from China: Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with WHO

As the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, Trump accused the UN agency of being a 'puppet' of China and had already suspended funding in mid-April.

29 May 23:14 The New Indian Express 4718288654741750490.html
US might throw out thousands of Chinese graduate students

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Chinese students

29 May 07:57 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363221911573.html
Protest in Hong Kong over China's move to pass security law

Dozens of people protested in a mall in Hong Kong on Friday following a vote by China's ceremonial parliament to approve legislation that could severely restrict opposition political activity and civil society in the Asian financial centre.

29 May 12:27 CTVNews 2422791597562749786.html
Protests grow in Hong Kong over China’s move to pass security law

AP Hong Kong Dozens of people protested in a mall in Hong Kong on Friday following a vote by China’s ceremonial parliament to approve legislation that c

29 May 15:37 The Navhind Times 3656927214648285557.html
Protest in Hong Kong over China's move to pass security law

Dozens of people protested in a mall in Hong Kong on Friday following a vote by China's ceremonial parliament to approve legislation that could severely restrict opposition political activity and

29 May 18:38 Deccan Herald 2027555797951915996.html
Coronavirus: Hughton welcomes Premier League return and pressures of 'mini-tournament'

The return of the Premier League is "brilliant news" and the remainder of the season could be an int...

29 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977313003774.html
Pharma chiefs say coronavirus vaccine could be ready this year, but challenges 'daunting'

Pharmaceutical company executives say one or several COVID-19 vaccines could begin rolling out before 2021, but warned the challenges would be 'daunting' as it was estimated that 15 billion doses would be needed to halt the pandemic.

29 May 00:05 Coronavirus 2422791597368064751.html
COVID-19 pandemic: US consumer spending tumble in April

The Commerce Department said on Friday consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, plunged 13.6 percent last month.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964495244188.html
Trump signs executive order to narrow protections for social media platforms

Move comes amid president’s feud with Twitter after it factchecked him for the first time

29 May 00:29 the Guardian 1491978795542556068.html
Trump Says Will Revoke Hong Kong Special Status, Reviews China NYSE Listings

A new day for Hong Kong. The breakup begins now.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531489923730.html
Twitter Says Trump's Executive Order on Social Media Is 'Reactionary and Politicised'

The executive order followed recent move by Twitter to flag Trump's tweets on mail-in voting with "fact-checks", which the president viewed as another attempt to...

29 May 03:25 Sputniknews 967333867723972791.html
Pharma chiefs see coronavirus vaccine by year-end, but challenges 'daunting'

LONDON, May 29 — Pharmaceutical company executives said yesterday that one or several Covid-19 vaccines could begin rolling out before 2021, but warned the challenges would be “daunting” as it was estimated that 15 billion doses would be needed to halt the pandemic. Well over 100 labs around...

29 May 01:31 Malaymail 302165935007550157.html
Patients share beds as coronavirus cases overwhelm Mumbai’s hospitals

As India’s pandemic continues, in some areas the healthcare system is close to collapse

29 May 02:00 the Guardian 1491978795156339065.html
Coronavirus in football: What has been cancelled? What has restarted?

The Premier League is set to return on June 17.

29 May 01:09 Sports Mole 7750663360720144094.html
Tech firm developing mobile game to help kids prevent spread of coronavirus

The game will be a drug development simulator

29 May 00:01 Metro 970161748498243782.html
Twitter hits back at Trump’s executive order targeting social media sites

Twitter struck back at President Trump’s executive order targeting social media giants on Thursday, saying it threatens the future of online speech and Internet freedoms. “This EO is a

29 May 02:28 New York Post 7654946769143127681.html
Calm before the storm for Japan suicides as coronavirus ravages economy

TOKYO (Reuters) - The phones at the Tokyo suicide hotline start ringing as soon as it opens for its once-weekly overnight session. They don’t stop until the lone volunteer fielding calls from hundreds of people yearning to talk signs out early the next morning.

29 May 03:07 Reuters 8334514180607901063.html
Pandemic puts 86m children at risk of poverty: study

Save the Children and Unicef say nearly two-thirds of affected children live in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia

29 May 06:31 DAWN.COM 4500271768040338633.html
Donald Trump signs executive order targeting Twitter after fact-checking row

Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting Twitter, after the US President was embodied in a fact-checking row with the social media company. US president, Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms, a

29 May 06:43 LailasNews.com 2090029849196153676.html
In Senegal, the struggles of a small airline during coronavirus

Launching an airline in Africa is a notorious challenge in a continent and sector where opportunities are often crimped by regulations and national champions are dominant.

29 May 05:20 Digital Journal 4566489172686078715.html
The reality of the 'new cold war' with China

It's a good time to be a China hawk. Beijing's new national security law for Hong Kong, the latest effort to neuter the region's promised autonomy, has rung alarm bells across the political spectrum about China's intentions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has already declared that the

29 May 09:45 Yahoo 7097669636913188912.html
Coronavirus: Sixth of Tayside care homes still closed to admissions as infection rates fall

Around a sixth of Tayside care homes are closed to new admissions as hard-pressed staff continue to battle the pandemic.

29 May 08:22 The Courier 4275302767526141798.html
Coronavirus news live - 377 more dead in the UK and lockdown latest

Here, we bring you the live updates on the latest news, developments and guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic.

29 May 07:34 Metro 970161747452904126.html
Marathon Oil Stock Will Continue to Limp Along as the Pandemic Continues

MRO stock is down 56% from last December, and it doesn't seem like stock will rally anytime soon considering the volatility in the market

29 May 11:48 InvestorPlace 24614509883249201.html
UN chief appreciates India’s assistance to other countries during COVID-19 pandemic: TS Tirumurti

India's seat as a non-permanent member on the 15-nation Council for the two-year term is assured as it is the sole candidate vying for the lone seat from the Asia Pacific grouping.

29 May 11:21 The Financial Express 1288289580229707701.html
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers reveals he had coronavirus as ex-Swansea City, Liverpool and Celtic manager opens up on his suffering

Rodgers has spoken about the symptoms he experienced after testing positive for Covid-19

29 May 14:12 Wales Online 7686550515811451614.html
Roam close to home: Europe’s tourists play safe in pandemic

Countries hope travel bans will be lifted in time to give their economies a boost

29 May 14:11 Gulf News 2086521544750353905.html
Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Taking 4th Place Globally, Mumbai COVID-19 Cases Rise by 1,437 on Friday

A BMC release said that the number of recovered patients also increased to 16,008 with 715 COVID-19 patients being discharged from various hospitals during the day.

29 May 17:15 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083367465630.html
Alfa Romeo to cover finance payments on new cars if you lose job due to coronavirus

The car manufacturer has become the first in the UK to cover finance payments for owners of new vehicles for up to seven months at no cost to the driver if they lose their job due to Covid-19

29 May 16:45 mirror 675785259917038448.html
Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?

What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?

29 May 16:13 BBC News 3883826128120005093.html
Coronavirus in football: What has been cancelled? What is still taking place?

The Premier League is set to return on June 17.

29 May 16:51 Sports Mole 7750663361382578084.html
How health bosses are preparing for a second wave of coronavirus in Manchester - and what it means for Mancunians

Manchester's director of public health, David Regan, explains the measures being put in place for the city's new normal

29 May 18:37 men 6694993429536488436.html
How health bosses are preparing for a second wave of coronavirus in Manchester - and what it means for Mancunians

Manchester's director of public health, David Regan, explains the measures being put in place for the city's new normal

29 May 18:37 men 6694993427716728877.html
AI Weekly: Autonomous vehicle companies pivot to charitable deliveries during the pandemic

During the pandemic, autonomous vehicles companies like Beep, Gatik, and Optimus Ride are helping to deliver goods to those in need.

29 May 18:30 VentureBeat 6273363636023213577.html
England Tests could include coronavirus replacements

Coronavirus replacements could be allowed in England's summer Test series with West Indies and Pakistan.

29 May 18:05 BBC Sport 3883826127442718069.html
Coronavirus: Hughton welcomes Premier League return and pressures of 'mini-tournament'

Chris Hughton is delighted the Premier League has been cleared to resume after months of being suspended.

29 May 19:20 sportskeeda 1601194029208394664.html
All-Star pitcher David Price giving Dodgers minor leaguers $1K amid pandemic

May 29 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher David Price is donating funds to each minor league player in the organization to help the individuals stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 23:17 UPI 8257973865305831447.html
The dashing deb who became a Land Girl pin-up: Wartime cover star known as the 'girl with the tractor', now aged 100, tells her extraordinary story of love, high society and drinking with the Queen Mother

The 'girl with the tractor' is revealed as Patricia Fack, a former debutante who went on to marry a Dutch diplomat. For almost 80 years, few have known the identity of the Women's Land Army recruit.

29 May 23:43 Mail Online 124328111042361887.html
Little fear, lots of love as Madrid medics do home rounds amid pandemic

By Susana Vera MADRID (Reuters) - With air kisses and palms clasped, elderly patients in Madrid greet medics who come to check them at home during the coronavirus pandemic despite the risks involved.

29 May 20:40 Firstpost 4760741712708257855.html
Little fear, lots of love as Madrid medics do home rounds amid pandemic

By Susana Vera MADRID (Reuters) - With air kisses and palms clasped, elderly patients in Madrid greet medics who come to check them at home during the coronavirus pandemic despite the risks involved.

29 May 20:40 Firstpost 4760741711972822334.html
Strictly Discs in Wisconsin, in a Pandemic: 'I Feel a Responsibility to Our Community'

As Dane County enters Phase 1 of reopening, Strictly Discs owner Angie Roloff has expanded the in-store capacity of her Madison record shop.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425919647992.html
Social-media man who instigated attack against President granted bail

Bless Amedegbe, the man who instigated the public on social media to burn the house of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and also kill police officers enforcing COVID-19 measures has been granted bail in the sum of GHC100,000, with two sureties.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495098387399.html
George Weisz, inventor of ventilator used for coronavirus patients, dead at 90

Weisz, who was born in Hungary in 1929, fled Budapest for London with his mother and two sisters in 1939, two weeks before the outbreak of World War II, The Times reported.

29 May 03:51 New York Post 7654946769062160796.html
Islamic prayers to be held at Hagia Sophia to commemorate the Fall of Constantinople

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Thursday in a statement published on state-run Anadolu news agency, that Islamic prayers and recitals will be

29 May 06:22 Greek City Times 1506177376454127454.html
BBVA calls for easing of coronavirus restrictions

Spanish bank’s chairman Carlos Torres says move is needed to kick-start economy

29 May 04:00 Ft 707176887978124562.html
Coronavirus travel bans leave hundreds stranded at Brazil's largest airport

Stefany Carvallido, her 2-year-old daughter and about 200 other Colombians have been camping out inside Brazil's busiest international airport for days in a desperate attempt to get back to their home country.

29 May 09:20 The Jakarta Post 7678601102287956196.html
Excluded from pandemic pay

More than 250,000 health, social services and corrections employees in British Columbia are receiving “temporary pandemic pay” for working on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. But a local court clerk doesn't know why her and her coworkers haven't been included.

29 May 11:23 Castanet 616068602502912514.html
Coronavirus latest: FA Cup plans return, tennis to come back in June

More sports are announcing plans.

29 May 15:53 Sports Mole 7750663361275666670.html
US floats plan to expel thousands of Chinese college students

In the latest sign of tensions between the United States and Beijing over trade, the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and the status of Hong Kong, the Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at universities in the US and impose other sanctions against Chinese officials.

29 May 14:21 Aljazeera 6642629762063222348.html
Donald Trump uses official White House account to re-send 'violent' banned tweet

The president used the official White House Twitter account to re-share the offending tweet, which was hidden from view on his own account for 'glorifying violence'

29 May 14:14 Metro 970161748311931942.html
Coronavirus travel bans leave hundreds stranded at Brazil's largest airport

SAO PAULO - Stefany Carvallido, her 2-year-old daughter and about 200 other Colombians have been camping out inside Brazil's busiest international airport for days in a desperate attempt to get back to their home country.

29 May 17:29 The Peninsula 1202843882103159407.html
Applicants find chaotic hiring process at NYC coronavirus tracing program

The Big Apple’s giant new program to trace and contain coronavirus infections has been marred by a chaotic hiring process, leaving applicants who thought they were hired twisting in the wind and

29 May 18:41 New York Post 7654946768784643647.html
Trump moves against social media cos, signs order stripping them of legal immunity

The move comes a day after an angry tirade from Trump against Twitter for labelling two of his tweets.

29 May 03:12 The Economic Times 7653256038214379635.html
'We have not demanded President’s rule': Devendra Fadnavis on Maha govt amid COVID-19 crisis

Apparently affording a breather to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis has denied any plans of his Bharatiya Janata Party to topple the six-month old Maharashtra government.

29 May 05:49 Free Press Journal 9080771788456634463.html
Black voters don't trust mail ballots. That's a problem for Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sharon Fason used to accompany her mother to their south Chicago polling place every Election Day as a little girl, watching as she joined their African-American neighbors in the hard-won right of casting a ballot.

29 May 11:04 Reuters 8334514181006778032.html
Coronavirus | ICMR-NIN to take up rapid survey for COVID-19 in twin cities hotspots

The NIN director said this programme is being taken up in five containment zones or hotspot clusters selected randomly.

29 May 12:17 The Hindu 6679535025299451308.html
Mudavadi, Peter Kenneth and Karua Hold Meeting Amid Coalition Speculations

Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi has reportedly held meetings with Peter Kenneth, Narck Kenya's Martha Karua and Sally Kosgey ahead of coalitions speculations and realignment.

29 May 14:18 KahawaTungu 3304128542987136195.html
29,240 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths climb to 611

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 29,240 confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Africa.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438948507493.html
Coronavirus cases spur California county to stall reopening | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

SACRAMENTO, Calif. >> The first California county to backpedal on its reopening plan wasn’t one of the urban areas that agitated to reopen or a coastal area where beaches draw crowds but a remote outpost that didn’t have a single known coronavirus case until last week.

29 May 05:36 Star-Advertiser 3439335389463430997.html
Texas Ranked Tenth in People Searching for Loans During Pandemic

With so many outlets being forced to close their doors during the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of people are in need of financial assistance.

29 May 15:23 NewsTalk 1290 8990645954033239915.html
Coronavirus latest: at a glance

A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak

29 May 16:55 the Guardian 1491978795401459166.html
US says Chinese helped direct $3.7b to North Korea

The US has charged 28 North Koreans and five Chinese with facilitating more than $3.7 billion in illegal payments for Pyongyang's nuclear program.

29 May 03:13 Australian Financial Review 3974284487290532778.html
US stocks end lower as China tensions end three-day Dow streak

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks ended lower on Thursday (May 28) following a late-afternoon retreat on growing US-China tensions, as markets digested ...

29 May 05:39 CNA 5644198863187169781.html
That's how China is spamming social media globally

A New York-based intelligence firm, Graphika, has recently published a report suggesting how Beijing might be using YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter to influence public opinion across the world on the topics sensitive to the Chinese establishment.

29 May 13:20 India Today 4286117813705755341.html
That's how China is spamming social media globally

A New York-based intelligence firm, Graphika, has recently published a report suggesting how Beijing might be using YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter to influence public opinion across the world on the topics sensitive to the Chinese establishment.

29 May 13:20 India Today 4286117813059889350.html
Republican committee head says North Carolina Democrats 'dragging their feet' on convention rules

Republican committee head says North Carolina Democrats 'dragging their feet' on convention rules

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974870107662.html
Blast furnace workers produce hot metal amid pandemic

Even in the difficult times of the Covid-19 epidemic, there has been no let down in the spirit & enthusiasm of BSL blast furnace personnel. This team, which plays an important role in making hot metal in the steel production process is still playing crucial role in production by taking care of

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233935924766.html
Bolsonaro urges Brazil's Supreme Court to shelve 'fake news' probe

President Jair Bolsonaro slammed Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday for investigating an alleged disinformation and intimidation campaign ...

29 May 01:20 CNA 5644198862550755687.html
Healthy people should wear masks only if caring for coronavirus patients, WHO says

The World Health Organization is recommending healthy people, including those who don’t exhibit COVID-19 symptoms, only wear masks when taking care of someone infected with the

29 May 03:22 New York Post 7654946768677087995.html
Donald Trump threatens to shoot looters at George Floyd protest in Minneapolis

US President Donald Trump, is being bashed on social media after he tweeted just after midnight on Friday a threat to shoot rioters in Minnesota. The protests come following the death of George Floyd, who died

29 May 07:57 LailasNews.com 2090029850304553926.html
Coronavirus cash boost for Dudley transport workers

Transport workers will see their coronavirus funding quadrupled after council bosses backed down in a pay row.

29 May 05:00 Express & Star 7324224459658028615.html
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games organisers to 'monitor' social distancing situation

Organisers of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games have said they will be "monitoring the situation" around social distancing as part of their preparations for the event.

29 May 05:00 Express & Star 7324224459143087198.html
Trump vows action against Minneapolis protesters

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to take action to bring the city of Minneapolis “under control,” calling violent protesters outraged by the death of a black man in police custody “thugs” and saying that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” 

29 May 08:21 Nagalandpost 3019528212106621636.html
Nepali Sherpa wait, grow potatoes as Himalayas remain closed due to coronavirus

Had it not been for the coronavirus, Nepali climbing guide Tashi Lakpa Sherpa would have been on Mount Everest now, guiding clients and trying to add another feather in his cap - a ninth ascent. But

29 May 11:43 Deccan Herald 2027555796407234405.html
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey hits back at Trump over leadership jab

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey lashed back early Friday at President Trump, who accused him of being a “very weak” leader amid the protests roiling the city over George Floyd’s death.

29 May 11:16 New York Post 7654946768783858373.html
Trump Is the Looter

The president is exposing problems in America that most did not want to see.

29 May 14:46 The Atlantic 100708436115226254.html
Hillary Clinton accuses Trump of 'calling for violence against American citizens' with Minneapolis tweet

Hillary Clinton on Friday accuses President Trump of “calling for violence against American citizens” when he tweeted about cracking down against riots in Minneapolis -- with Trump’s 2016 rival using the controversy to urge people to work to vote him out of office in November.

29 May 15:41 Fox News 7362823820382469259.html
Donald Trump and Twitter duel over president’s vow to crack down in Minneapolis

The president had suggested looters might be shot in violence sparked by the death of a black man who was being subdued by police.

29 May 14:32 Shropshire Star 3480199991297366174.html
Twitter Hides Official White House Tweet Calling for Killings of Protesters, Too

The White House taunted Twitter on Friday by reposting Donald Trump’s tweet calling for the outright extrajudicial slaughter of Americans protesting police brutality in Minneapolis, which the social media site on Friday hid behind a label for “glorifying violence.” Twitter has now responded by doing exactly the same thing to the White House account.

29 May 15:30 Gizmodo UK 8363059002428567536.html
Trump calls Minneapolis protesters ‘thugs,’ vows action

Trump tweeted after protesters torched a Minneapolis police station, capping three days of violent protests US over the death of George Floyd, who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck.

29 May 15:00 The Indian Express 2885715105425100350.html
Trump Calls Floyd Death 'Shocking,' Calls Protesters 'Thugs'

"These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won't let that happen," he tweeted. "Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts. Thank you

29 May 16:51 VOA Zimbabwe 262570847806991761.html
Donald Trump claims shoot looters tweet was public safety message - not a threat

Trump claimed he had no idea 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts' was first used by an anti-civil rights cop

29 May 22:52 Metro 970161748453327810.html
NYPD: Man shot by officers later dies of coronavirus

NEW YORK — A man shot by New York City police last month after menacing officers with a knife and an antique gun died of the coronavirus five days after he was wounded, police said Thursday.

29 May 00:49 680News 8014034334542949240.html
ISIS says coronavirus is 'God's divine punishment' and they are pleased the outbreak hit their enemies

In an audio broadcast posted on one of the militants' websites yesterday, the person on the tape identified himself as IS spokesman Abu Hamzah al-Quraishi.

29 May 01:03 Mail Online 124328110607313326.html
Locust swarm: Coordination with Pakistan crucial for containing attacks, says key official

An interview with KL Gurjar, deputy director of the Locust Warning Organisation.

29 May 03:30 Scroll.in 8669301694155812889.html
Donald Trump signs Executive Order cracking down on social media, while claiming to protect 'free speech'

Denouncing what he said was the power of social media “to shape the interpretation of public events,” President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on Thursday directing federal regulators to crack down on companies like Twitter and to consider taking away the legal protections that shield them from liability for what gets posted on their platforms

29 May 01:58 Firstpost 4760741713255304633.html
Trump defends India-China mediation offer as effort to address PM Modi’s ‘mood’

Trump had offered to mediate on the border issue between New Delhi and Beijing in a tweet on Wednesday morning. “We have informed both India and China that the United States is ready, willing and able to mediate or arbitrate their now raging border dispute,” Trump wrote.

29 May 13:44 Hindustan Times 696565558059305329.html
Study finds black patients have double the odds for coronavirus hospital admission

A new study found that the odds of coronavirus hospital admission were nearly doubled if a patient is black. The study, published on May 27 in the New England Journal of Medicine, set out to find more

29 May 13:51 New York Post 7654946767704026305.html
English schools opening now may increase coronavirus 'R' rate by 0.3, scientists warn

A group of experts calling themselves the Independent Sage Group warned reopening schools on June 1 risks pushing the 'R' rate above one and could lead to a new surge of infections

29 May 15:12 mirror 675785261601987561.html
Coronavirus ravages strategic Russian region

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The new coronavirus is sweeping through some of the mountain villages of Russia’s far-flung Dagestan region and they are struggling to treat patients properly, protect medics or even count the dead, five local officials said.

29 May 15:54 Reuters 8334514180641645401.html
Will Telangana Schools Re-Open To Combat With Covid Pandemic?

Questions around the reopening of schools in Telangana are causing concerns among both parents as teachers, even as the state government’s Education Department remains silent on the opening date for schools or how they will manage physical distancing in the classroom amidst the pandemic.

29 May 22:01 Hyderabad 2020700737679930364.html
Donald Trump cuts US ties with Hong Kong over Chinese government 'smothering'

President Trump announced the United States was severing diplomatic ties with Hong Kong after accusing China of removing the former British colony's autonomy

29 May 20:13 Metro 970161747864688124.html
UK's Johnson eases lockdown as furore over aide rumbles on

LONDON, May 29 — The coronavirus lockdown will ease next week for most of Britain's population, Boris Johnson announced yesterday, as a row persisted over the prime minister's closest adviser taking a long-distance journey during lockdown. In England, up to six people will be able to meet outside...

29 May 00:00 Malaymail 302165935376087028.html
Trump calls George Floyd protesters ‘thugs’ and vows military support | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump today called protesters in Minneapolis “thugs” and vowed that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Trump tweeted after protesters outraged by the death of a black man in police custody torched a police station.

29 May 03:50 Star-Advertiser 3439335389092209626.html
Covid-19: The world is still far from herd immunity for coronavirus

Rest of World News: The percentage of people who have been infected with Covid-19 across the world so far is still in the single digits. The numbers are a fraction of the

29 May 07:12 The Times of India 6060938663397947929.html
Three game-changing ideas for our post-pandemic world

Institutions may have faltered but, argues the FT’s innovation editor, human ingenuity will save the day

29 May 04:00 Ft 707176889780639414.html
Coronavirus: What to expect when hairdressers reopen

Prepare for a quick in and out with masks, screens and hand gel - don't expect magazines or coffee.

29 May 09:34 BBC News 3883826128968671296.html
Coronavirus India Live Updates: Delhi records 1,106 cases in one day as tally tops 17,000

Coronavirus in India: The nationwide tally also reached 1.65 lakh today; Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain says the govt believes places where large gatherings take place should be closed in lockdown 5.0

29 May 08:10 Business Today 1145527432053212891.html
Mumbai lockdown likely to be extended as coronavirus cases rise over 36,000

As the coronavirus cases in the state continued to increase rapidly, Maharashtra may continue lockdown for few more days.Mumbai alone reported over 36,000 coronavirus cases

29 May 11:58 Livemint 6614605818609412851.html
Trump versus Twitter battle intensifies; could backfire on president [Updated]

The Trump versus Twitter battle has escalated, with the president signing an executive order that threatens the legal status of social networks, and ...

29 May 11:22 9to5Mac 8219339161384616922.html
Third of child grooming cases involve Facebook apps says UK charity

In more than half of child grooming cases in England and Wales where police recorded information about how the child was groomed, a Facebook-owned app was used.

29 May 12:38 euronews 7318238121354569672.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Mamata Banerjee announces relaxations from June 1

Religious places can open up from June 1, says Bengal CM

29 May 12:18 The Hindu 6679535026283827192.html
UK science advisory board publishes minutes of meetings in push for transparency over virus

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) published minutes from its first meetings on Friday as part of a pledge for transparency around discussions over the government’s guidance on dealing with COVID-19.

29 May 15:42 Reuters 8334514181269906107.html
Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano airports to reopen in ‘few days’

Major airports in the country will in the “next few days” roar into life after weeks of inactivity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.

29 May 17:50 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900769246764.html
President Trump Is a Doughnut

Will he concede if beaten by Joe Biden in November?

29 May 20:33 NY Times 1961078289032310849.html
Disease, hardship and outrage add up to a ‘tinderbox’

A global pandemic has now killed more than 100,000 Americans and left 40 million unemployed in its wake. Protests — some of them violent — have once again erupted in...

29 May 18:20 The Seattle Times 9121942837286747773.html
IMF Approves $732 Million to Help Bangladesh Address Effects of Coronavirus Measures on Economy

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement that it has approved a $732 million funding to help Bangladesh overcome the impact of...

29 May 23:40 Sputniknews 967333868758208738.html
Coronavirus: More retailers to reopen in plan to further ease lockdown

A REOPENING of more retailers and small outdoor weddings will be permitted from June 8 if the coronavirus infection rate remains under control, the first and deputy first minister have said.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066330475496.html
US to announce ‘certain decisions’ on China today: Donald Trump

In the past few weeks, Trump has been very critical and vocal of China’s inability to control the spread of the novel coronavirus within its territory.

29 May 06:40 The Statesman 1191309781107397948.html
Pakistan government says not taken any decision for stricter coronavirus lockdown

Pakistan News: The Pakistan govt has not taken a decision to go for a stricter lockdown mode to fight the coronavirus, said information minister Shibli Faraz, even C

29 May 09:12 The Times of India 6060938663742766300.html
Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ warning to Trump tweet | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald J. Trump’s tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence.”

29 May 10:20 Star-Advertiser 3439335389331957081.html
Trump's China Fight Shows Covid-19 Hasn't Changed Oil's World

The pandemic has merely highlighted the market’s pre-existing conditions.

29 May 12:39 Bloomberg.com 4032480121066621903.html
Trump strips Hong Kong privileges, curbs students in volley on China

President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong's special privileges with the United States and bar some Chinese students from US universities in anger over Beijing's bid to exert control in the financial hub.

29 May 16:30 Digital Journal 4566489172789858230.html
Coronavirus carers left 'in limbo' as Italian region vetoes budget rise

MILAN (Reuters) - Authorities in Lombardy, the northern Italian region at the centre of one of Europe’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, have rebuffed requests to top up health service budgets to cover huge increases in services from homecare operators.

29 May 16:39 Reuters 8334514180498543926.html
South Africa has backlog of over 96,000 coronavirus tests

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has a backlog of more than 96,000 unprocessed specimens awaiting coronavirus tests, the health ministry said on Friday, reflecting what it called a global shortage of test kits.

29 May 16:23 Reuters 8334514180003044487.html
Qalibaf Takes Over as Parliament Speaker

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf was elected on Thursday as the speaker of Iran’s new principlist-majority parliament following the group’s election victory in February.

29 May 19:30 Financial Tribune 7109125995820561687.html
Donald Trump axes all funding to WHO after claiming 'China has total control'

President Trump permanently suspended US funding to the World Health Organization after accusing it of a coronavirus cover-up with China

29 May 20:00 Metro 970161748033381863.html
Trump orders his administration to begin eliminating Hong Kong privileges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was directing his administration to begin the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong, in response to China’s plans to impose new security legislation in the territory.

29 May 20:28 Reuters 8334514181016939390.html
How many of the government's 100,000 tests make it back to the laboratory?

Coronavirus test kits are mailed out and count towards government targets, but a significant number are not being processed. 

29 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183340983047.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

The United States will take action to prevent alleged espionage by Chinese students, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, ahead of an ...

29 May 11:51 CNA 5644198864287376151.html
Criminal Trials Set to Resume at Sacramento Court

After nearly three months of plotting a reopening path, Sacramento County Superior Court is ready to debut a new “socially distanced” era of criminal justice featuring temperature checks, mandatory masks and jurors behind plexiglass.

29 May 23:50 Courthouse News Service 1799505150406280755.html
Coronavirus: Universities plan to limit student access to campuses

Third-level institutions preparing for hybrid online and in-person approach

29 May 00:14 The Irish Times 8204772967752041312.html
Australian court rules Queen's letters can be made public

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s highest court ruled on Friday to make public letters between Queen Elizabeth II and her representative that would reveal what knowledge she had, if any, of the dismissal of an Australian government in 1975.

29 May 00:55 680News 8014034333385759832.html
StockBeat: Smelling the Coffee in Times of Coronavirus

StockBeat: Smelling the Coffee in Times of Coronavirus

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976281796362.html
UN delays crucial climate summit for a year

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the United Nations to delay until late 2021 a crucial climate summit.

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078981243480.html
Trump signs executive order on social media, claiming to protect ‘Free Speech’

Trump and his allies have often accused Twitter as well as Facebook of bias against conservative voices

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964560527504.html
German Rights Body GEMA Says Strong 2019 Created 'Crisis Airbag' for Members Sidelined by Pandemic

The German copyright society GEMA carried over momentum from the previous year and increased revenues by nearly 5% in 2019.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425802952425.html
Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on May 28

Sports Mole rounds up the latest Coronavirus news from across the entertainment world.

29 May 02:12 Sports Mole 7750663362539581518.html
Trump’s proposed order on social media could harm one person in particular: Trump

The executive order that Trump signed Thursday seeks to strip liability protection in certain cases for companies like Twitter, Google and Facebook for the content on their sites, meaning they could face legal jeopardy if they allowed false and defamatory posts.

29 May 06:23 The Economic Times 7653256036805354461.html
UPS adds 'peak' surcharge amid coronavirus-fueled delivery spike

United Parcel Service Inc on May 31 will slap surcharges on U.S. e-commerce companies that have flooded its delivery network with shipments of ...

29 May 05:40 CNA 5644198863269458373.html
Coronavirus fears slow CRH blood donations – doc

WESTERN BUREAU: Fears emanating from the COVID-19 pandemic have caused concerns about blood donations to spiral at Cornwall Regional, the hospital’s senior medical officer has said. Dr Derrick Harvey made the observation during an interview with...

29 May 05:29 The Gleaner 1215260529801629141.html
COP26 postponed till November 2021, will take place in Glasgow, Scotland says UN

Governments urged to boost renewable energy, conservation and other green measures as economies recover.

29 May 04:27 Tech2 4760741712569493306.html
Matt Hancock's obsession with hospitals has warped priorities and cost lives

The government’s chaotic approach has been to treat the sickness rather than stop the spread of the virus

29 May 07:44 the Guardian 1491978795453808371.html
After record crowd in Melbourne that heralded new dawn for women's cricket, pandemic causes financial uncertainty

Cricket boards are staring at financial losses ranging from significant to severe as a result of the coronavirus shutdown and there is a danger the women’s game will bear the brunt of the cost-cutting

29 May 09:14 FirstCricket 4760741712346142438.html
Special Times Call for Special Measures – InfraTec Responds to the Effects of the Corona Pandemic

With the current corona crisis, the world is facing a multitude of challenges. First and foremost is the protection of public health.

29 May 09:30 News-Medical.net 4522523031910587606.html
BI sees rupiah strengthening to pre-pandemic level as it intervenes in market

BI has injected an additional Rp 167.6 trillion (US$11.33 billion) this month to stabilize the financial system.

29 May 08:53 The Jakarta Post 7678601104198145658.html
Women’s Tour to go virtual after coronavirus forces race cancellation

Organisers will fill the void with three virtual stages between June 17 and 19 using the RGT Cycling virtual platform.

29 May 08:02 Shropshire Star 3480199991821865022.html
Women’s Tour to go virtual after coronavirus forces race cancellation

Organisers will fill the void with three virtual stages between June 17 and 19 using the RGT Cycling virtual platform.

29 May 08:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774607772889.html
Poised for leap before pandemic, women's cricket limps into future

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Women’s cricket appeared poised for a great leap forward when Australia beat India in the Twenty20 World Cup final in front of a record 86,174 crowd at Melbourne Cricket Ground in March.

29 May 08:17 Reuters 8334514181501110540.html
Coronavirus: New mortgage holiday should affect credit record, says Nationwide boss

The UK's biggest building society says struggling applicants should be flagged to lenders.

29 May 11:11 BBC News 3883826129000471240.html
Monkeys steal coronavirus test samples at Meerut Medical College; create panic

Doctors collected the samples from the patients again but the incident has sparked fear in the area as the samples believed to be of coronavirus patients are still with the monkeys

29 May 11:24 Business Today 1145527432324059329.html
Google unveils new Sodar augmented reality tool that creates a six-foot ring around you on your phone screen to help you follow social distancing rules

Google has released a new augmented reality tool that help its users follow social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 10:57 Mail Online 124328111130858096.html
Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Friday, May 29

The FA Cup final will be played on August 1, while police set out up to six Premier League matches they would like to be played at neutral venues.

29 May 11:08 Express & Star 7324224460246893074.html
Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Friday, May 29

The FA Cup final will be played on August 1, while police set out up to six Premier League matches they would like to be played at neutral venues.

29 May 11:10 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774663536254.html
Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Friday, May 29

The FA Cup final will be played on August 1, while police set out up to six Premier League matches they would like to be played at neutral venues.

29 May 11:08 Shropshire Star 3480199992700715538.html
UK Action Fraud Reveals Victims Have Lost Over £4.6 Million in Coronavirus Scams

Action Fraud has listed seven types of scams it’s seen since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. This includes courier fraud, online shopping, computer software...

29 May 12:26 Sputniknews 967333868601200523.html
The coronavirus could mark the rise of automation

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive surge in global unemployment. It has also highlighted the increasingly valuable role of automation in today's world.

29 May 12:45 Tech Xplore 4945708899943900374.html
In Senegal, the struggles of a small airline during coronavirus

Launching an airline in Africa is a notorious challenge in a continent and sector where opportunities are often crimped by regulations and national champions are dominant.

29 May 12:37 News24 3752801376631933928.html
Indonesia rolls out public shaming for virus violators

Indonesian officials are forcing social distancing violators to recite Koran verses, stay in "haunted" houses and submit to public shaming on social media as the country battles to contain surging coronavirus infections.

29 May 15:00 manilastandard.net 4715274784835811547.html
Coronavirus latest: Women's Tour to go virtual following race cancellation

Organisers will fill the void with three virtual stages between June 17 and 19 using the RGT Cycling virtual platform.

29 May 14:47 Sports Mole 7750663360855567064.html
The key questions on the impact of coronavirus on cricket

England hope to squeeze in a near full international campaign despite the lengthy setbacks faced by the sport.

29 May 14:32 Express & Star 7324224460037274027.html
Coronavirus latest: Timeline of sport's response on Friday, May 29

The FA Cup final will be played on August 1, while police set out up to six Premier League matches they would like to be played at neutral venues.

29 May 15:46 Sports Mole 7750663361387011610.html
Coronavirus is an unprecedented challenge to equality 50 years on from equal pay

The Equal Pay Act was passed 50 years ago and carried through by heroes of the Labour movement: the inimitable Barbara Castle, Labour’s Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity, the 187 women sewing-machinists at Ford Dagenham who went on strike against sex discrimination in job grading in 1968

29 May 17:13 mirror 675785259816941807.html
Poised for leap before pandemic, women's cricket limps into future

Women's cricket appeared poised for a great leap forward when Australia beat India in the Twenty20 World Cup final in front of a record 86,174 ...

29 May 17:36 CNA 5644198863879803111.html
Murky messaging: Facebook allowed 'Death to America' advertising but censors US back-to-work rallies

When it comes to violating Facebook’s guidelines, it is often anyone’s guess what will fly and what will fall.

29 May 16:44 Fox News 7362823821027061246.html
Twitter, Reddit Blast Social Media Disclosure Rules for Visa Applicants

Twitter, Reddit and a lobbying group for internet companies are supporting filmmakers in a lawsuit challenging a policy that requires visa applicants to register their social media handles with the U.S. government.

29 May 19:33 Courthouse News Service 1799505148769928602.html
Six more coronavirus-related deaths and 29 cases announced

Six more coronavirus patients have died in Ireland taking the death toll to 1,645.A further 29 c...

29 May 18:05 Newstalk 7635722258303114112.html
Trump ally Lindsey Graham urges judges in their 60s to retire so they can be replaced before election

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham has called for judges who are 65 or older to step down, so Republicans can take their seats in time for November’s presidential election. Mr Graham,

29 May 18:44 The Independent 2511519170543738305.html
MASS Design Group outlines redesign strategies for restaurants following coronavirus

US architecture firm MASS Design Group has suggested that restaurants add barriers, remove bar seating and seek local produce sources to curtail infection and promote social distancing to allow patrons to safely eat out following the coronavirus lockdown.

29 May 19:30 Dezeen 1175672639936945883.html
Coronavirus in Ballarat: Real estate sales in rural areas increase

"Perhaps there will be an uptick in demand for those kinds of properties as people look to have a bit more land around them"

29 May 18:30 The Courier 3604583735141530596.html
Chile, Peru secure credit lines from IMF amid pandemic

The IMF approved a two-year $24 billion credit line for Chile on Friday as the South American nation battles the growing impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 22:50 Digital Journal 4566489171897160625.html
Experts fear explosion of coronavirus cases if rules ignored once economy restarts

Bangladesh will face a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths if it reopens economy without fully implementing the safeguards, experts warn.

29 May 00:07 Bdnews24 8119004130234521206.html
China public security ministry pledges to 'direct and support' HK police

SHANGHAI — China’s public security ministry pledged to “direct and support” the Hong Kong police force after China’s parliament approved a decision to impose a national security law on the semi-autonomous territory, highlighting Beijing’s intention to take a more hands-on law-enforcement role in the city.

29 May 08:22 National Post 4816958590232993087.html
China public security ministry pledges to 'direct and support' HK police

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s public security ministry pledged to “direct and support” the Hong Kong police force after China’s parliament approved a decision to impose a national security law on the semi-autonomous territory, highlighting Beijing’s intention to take a more hands-on law-enforcement role in the city.

29 May 08:32 Reuters 8334514179775736634.html
EU governments ban malaria drug for COVID-19, trial paused as safety fears grow

PARIS/LONDON/MILAN, May 27 (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.

29 May 09:45 Daily Maverick 2373996788450328117.html
Army top brass discusses Chinese standoff at Ladakh

Over three days, the Indian Army top leadership discussed various aspects related to existing and developing security challenges, including China’s transgression attempts in Ladakh and Sikkim regions.

29 May 11:24 Nagalandpost 3019528213412273167.html
No call between Trump and India's Modi on China border tension

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken with US President Donald Trump about the south Asian nation's military standoff with China, a government source said on Friday, after Trump suggested Modi was upset about border tension.

29 May 13:55 Bdnews24 8119004128217677279.html
No call between Trump and Modi on China border tension: Report

PM Narendra Modi has not spoken with US President Donald Trump about the south Asian nation's military standoff with China, a government source said on Friday, after Trump suggested Modi was upset about border tension

29 May 13:23 Livemint 6614605819122287717.html
‘At the most elite institutions, college can basically be a finishing school:’ Coronavirus raises new questions about the value of higher education

After universities moved online in the spring, the question of what college tuition actually buys took on new resonance.

29 May 13:12 MarketWatch 8975941548956679898.html
Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

29 May 14:26 TheJournal.ie 6446904417320692319.html
No call between Trump and India's Modi on China border tension

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken with U.S. President Donald Trump about the south Asian nation's military standoff with China, a ...

29 May 17:38 CNA 5644198864043263172.html
No call between Trump and Modi on China border tension, says Indian govt source

“The last conversation between them was on April 4, on the subject of hydroxychloroquine."

29 May 19:42 DAWN.COM 4500271768029768110.html
Donald Trump’s order may expedite social media regulations in India

The order puts the spotlight back on India where the government has been considering regulating social media platforms to curb fake news and hate speeches

29 May 18:24 Livemint 6614605817895586051.html
Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ready to deploy to Minneapolis, where the police killing of George Floyd sparked the widespread protests.

29 May 18:31 City NEWS 1130 5858657120894392418.html
Juggling social distancing when your kids are divided between two households

Child custody arrangements have been thrown into disarray by the pandemic. Three sets of parents share how they are coping with these challenges.

29 May 22:00 WAtoday 6806590898896173568.html
Juggling social distancing when your kids are divided between two households

Child custody arrangements have been thrown into disarray by the pandemic. Three sets of parents share how they are coping with these challenges.

29 May 22:00 Brisbane Times 2314609338449984000.html
Juggling social distancing when your kids are divided between two households

Child custody arrangements have been thrown into disarray by the pandemic. Three sets of parents share how they are coping with these challenges.

29 May 22:00 The Age 7967730561430911488.html
Merkel Is Seizing Her Chance to Revolutionize Germany's Economy

(Bloomberg) — On a gloomy Friday in March, with the devastation of the coronavirus becoming clear, senior officials in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government realized that extraordinary measures were needed to shore up Europe’s largest economy.

29 May 04:01 Financial Post 2379081492845340091.html
How much coronavirus is spreading in your region with R-rate just below 1

The “reproduction rate” number is crucial to the pace lockdown is lifted across the country as some of the measures in place for over two months are beginning to be slowly lifted

29 May 09:26 mirror 675785261765687700.html
The VP Choice Everyone Is Missing

Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice has a powerful backer and an array of experiences that complement Biden’s.

29 May 09:00 The Atlantic 100708436431101526.html
South Korea seeks to import anti-viral remdesivir as new coronavirus cases emerge

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean health authorities said on Friday they would request imports of Gilead Sciences Inc’s anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19, as new outbreaks of the disease flare as social distancing restrictions are eased.

29 May 08:07 Reuters 8334514180521148437.html
Trump's Final Executive Order On Social Media Deliberately Removed Reference To Importance Of Newspapers To Democracy

We wrote a detailed breakdown of the President's silly, nonsensical, legally wrong Executive Order regarding social media...

29 May 10:01 Techdirt 1456370857982913852.html
South Korea seeks to import anti-viral remdesivir as new coronavirus cases emerge

South Korean health authorities said on Friday they would request imports of Gilead Sciences Inc's anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19, ...

29 May 15:40 CNA 5644198863553768886.html
Twitter hides Donald Trump tweet about Minneapolis protests for 'glorifying violence'

WASHINGTON: Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump on Friday (May 29), accusing him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence" in a ...

29 May 15:50 CNA 5644198862843596012.html
Trump claims Modi unhappy over China developments as he readies punitive action against Beijing

US News: US President Donald Trump said he had spoken to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and claimed the latter is “not in a good mood about what is going

29 May 16:56 The Times of India 6060938664304831920.html
Banditry has become a scourge for North West says el-Rufai

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai on Friday said that the issue of banditry has become a scourge for the North West.

29 May 18:43 Vanguard News 4125100339656973920.html
Hong Kong govt warns removing US special status is 'double-edged sword'

HONG KONG, May 29 — Hong Kong's government warned Washington that withdrawing its special US status, which has underpinned the city as a global financial hub, could be a "double-edged sword" and urged the United States to stop interfering in internal affairs. The statement came as US President...

29 May 01:14 Malaymail 302165936439617895.html
Hong Kong govt warns removing US special status is "double-edged sword"

Hong Kong's government warned Washington that withdrawing its special US status, which has underpinned the city as a global financial hub, could be a "double-edged sword" and urged the United States to stop interfering in internal affairs.

29 May 08:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103234323050.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Jharkhand flies its migrant workers back from Leh

Migrant workers flew to Delhi from Leh on a SpiceJet aircraft and would take an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Ranchi.

29 May 13:07 The Hindu 6679535024603603924.html
Nursing assistant, 31, who starred in 'stay home' poster dies of coronavirus

Denny Darby was killed by Covid-19 just weeks after appearing in the 'Stay home' poster aimed at saving lives

29 May 15:52 Metro 970161747719696757.html
US To Bar Some Chinese Students, Strip Hong Kong Special Treatment: Trump

President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States will restrict Chinese students and start reversing Hong Kong's special status in customs and other areas, as Beijing imposes a controversial security law.

29 May 19:57 NDTV.com 5090057681960892141.html
Trump Terminates W.H.O. Relationship, Slams China’s “Total Control” of Agency

Says China pressured WHO to mislead world

29 May 19:55 Infowars 1950426315159651606.html
United Airlines cutting 13 top jobs, adding international flights in July

(Reuters) - United Airlines Holdings Inc (UAL.O) said on Friday it will eliminate 13 officer positions even as it adds international flights back to its network, part of a restructuring to address the hit on its business from the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 22:37 Reuters 8334514180820799553.html
Asian shares set to dip in choppy trade over worries about worsening US-China ties; dollar slips, oil prices give up gains

Oil prices gave up some of their gains overnight, as concerns that Trump could impose sanctions on China over Hong Kong and a surprise build in inventories overshadowed a steady improvement in US refining activity

29 May 01:13 Firstpost 4760741712028244885.html
FCC Chairman Has a Question for Twitter About Khamenei's Account

The proverbial war between President Trump and Twitter escalated on

29 May 18:45 Townhall 6083908948210056009.html
Days from launch, Fed officials eye 'Main Street' program expansion

Days from launch, Fed officials eye 'Main Street' program expansion

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976131882463.html
Tyson Foods will shut U.S. pork plant as more workers catch COVID-19

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) said on Thursday it will temporarily close an Iowa pork plant due to the coronavirus pandemic, a month after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered slaughterhouses to stay open to protect the country’s food supply.

29 May 00:35 Reuters 8334514179929224859.html
Over 50 staff of Tullow Ghana reportedly test positive for coronavirus

Panic has hit staff of Tullow Ghana after some contract workers reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493924263999.html
How Covid-19 is transforming Russia’s power structures

As Putin’s popularity falls while that of governors rises, the old centralised system is in flux.  

29 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183004364196.html
Yen perks up, dollar sags as markets jittery before Trump speaks on China

TOKYO, May 29 ― The yen rose against major currencies today as caution ahead of US President Donald Trump's press conference on China's treatment of Hong Kong triggered safe-haven inflows. The dollar drifted lower against the euro and the British pound but could quickly reverse course amid...

29 May 07:27 Malaymail 302165935835125497.html
Trump says 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts' with military threat

Metro.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz, Celebrities from Metro

29 May 07:16 Metro 970161747606082701.html
COVID-19 Informer: Chief Medical Officer urges anyone with cold, cough to get tested

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

29 May 07:00 The Canberra Times 8662394328216631117.html
Dave Rubin on Trump's feud with Twitter: The 'free speech war' is coming to a head

Dave Rubin said on Friday that after years of tech giants making “selective decisions” to censor conservatives, President Trump is bringing awareness to the issue.

29 May 12:50 Fox News 7362823820718740382.html
UK Wants 5G Club Of 10 Countries, Including India, To Cut Out China's Huawei: Report

Britain said Friday it was pushing the United States to form a club of 10 nations that could develop its own 5G technology and reduce dependence on China's controversial technology giant Huawei.

29 May 15:45 NDTV.com 5090057682471123066.html
Sound the trumpet! Debt jubilees have arrived

Some of the pandemic relief policies around the world are a grand gesture towards forgiveness

29 May 15:59 Ft 707176888274203991.html
Twitter Shield Needs Fresh Look, Not Trump Spite

A new executive order targets enemies instead of taking thoughtful aim at a dated immunity law that’s been challenged by Democrats and Republicans.

29 May 15:20 Bloomberg.com 4032480122359813687.html
How Trump’s tweets cause collateral damage for families already in pain

In the 19 years since a faulty heart valve caused Lori Klausutis to faint and fatally hit her head on a desk, her family has had to emotionally weather swells of conspiracy theories positing that she was the victim of foul play, even murder, despite all medical and police evidence to the contrary.

29 May 17:21 Bdnews24 8119004128539412541.html
5 Delhi Hotels To Function As Coronavirus Quarantine Centres

Two more Delhi government hospitals have been declared as COVID-19-dedicated facilities, according to an official order on Friday.

29 May 17:51 NDTV.com 5090057682347735921.html
Senior Trump administration official used office for personal gain, probe finds | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

BILLINGS, Mont. >> A senior Trump administration official misused his office for private gain by capitalizing on his government connections to help get a family member hired at the Environmental Protection Agency, investigators said in a report obtained by The Associated Press.

29 May 16:15 Star-Advertiser 3439335388619908420.html
Monkeys run off with coronavirus samples after attacking medic

They attacked a medical official while he was walking through a college in India.

29 May 15:05 Metro 970161748714715481.html
Trump is going to war with social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. Here's everything that's happened so far.

Trump has threatened to shut down or heavily regulate social media sites this week. This is why.

29 May 17:26 Business Insider 6060062400652603701.html
Coronavirus Delhi Updates: Two More Hospitals Declared As Covid-19 Facilities

These hotels shall provide regular services, including rooms, food, housekeeping and disinfection, to patients at a price not more than Rs 5,000 for five-star hotels and Rs 4,000 for four-star or three-star hotels per person per day, the order said.

29 May 18:14 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083840499752.html
Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

NEW YORK - The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation hal

29 May 18:49 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245486530834.html
Buhari’s making the change Nigerians demanded — Presidency

The Presidency on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari who came to power on the mantra of change was making the change Nigerian...

29 May 18:09 Vanguard News 4125100339731917033.html
Taylor Swift used to be apolitical. Now she’s slamming Trump on Twitter.

Swift accuses Trump of "stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency."

29 May 18:00 Vox 6416095789415892068.html
Donald Trump fans the flames of hate as police officer charged with George Floyd's murder

Donald Trump has been accused of fanning the flames after protesters torched a police HQ in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Chauvin, 44, has been charged with third degree murder and manslaughter

29 May 21:24 mirror 675785261367760463.html
Coronavirus | Monkeys snatch blood samples in Meerut

A video showing one of the monkeys sitting on a tree and fiddling with one of the sample kits was widely shared on social media.

29 May 20:03 The Hindu 6679535026019013988.html
Trump Extends National Guard Orders, Qualifying Troops for Benefits

Trump announced he is extending National Guard troops' deployments until mid-August, which will allow them to qualify for federal benefits.

29 May 04:54 Breitbart 3148363491847970773.html
LAC standoff | India says Trump did not talk to Modi on China

Ministry of External Affairs rejects U.S. President’s claim that he discussed border tensions with PM.

29 May 05:47 The Hindu 6679535024758617000.html
Should we fear post-pandemic inflation?

Inflation could well go through a yo-yo effect, as is already happening with other economic indicators.

29 May 04:42 The Economic Times 7653256036795867917.html
Senator Ted Cruz Calls For Criminal Investigation of Twitter

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Axios: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), in a letter Friday to the Justice and Treasury departments, is calling for a criminal investigation of Twitter over allegations the company is violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. Twitter is already under fire from President ...

29 May 07:20 politics.slashdot.org 8920919027849484541.html
The daily business briefing: May 29, 2020

Another 2.1 million Americans file unemployment claims, Trump signs an executive order targeting social media, and more

29 May 11:21 The Week 149215355094880128.html
SARS: How India tackled previous coronavirus outbreak

Like novel coronavirus, SARS coronavirus outbreak had happened during winters in China. But unlike Covid-19 pandemic, India largely remained insulated from coronavirus outbreak back then. A story to think it over

29 May 13:44 India Today 4286117813944657954.html
Burundi first lady hospitalised in Nairobi: government sources

Burundi's first lady was in hospital in Nairobi on Friday, after being flown in on a late-night medical flight, according to sources at the airport and in the presidency. First lady Denise Bucumi was flown out of Burundi on a Pilatus plane by the AMREF air ambulance service, according to a source

29 May 14:28 Yahoo 7097669638978904738.html
Greece bans Irish tourists from visiting due to poor coronavirus record

Greece has released a list of 29 countries from where it will accept tourists - and Ireland does not make the list

29 May 19:17 Irish Mirror 2875825629006742083.html
Trump’s fossil fuel agenda gets pushback from federal judges

BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal courts have delivered a string of rebukes to the Trump administration over what they found were failures to protect the environment and address climate change as it

29 May 18:47 New York Post 7654946768918305542.html
Asian Stocks Down as Investors Await Trump Action

Asian Stocks Down as Investors Await Trump Action

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975784103997.html
Coronavirus: Sindh says SOPs for public transport, ride-hailing apps ready

Sindh Transport Minister Awais Shah said final decision to be taken in meeting of task force on coronavirus

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356404823476.html
Malaysia's Mahathir ousted from party amid power struggle

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been ousted from his ethnic Malay political party in the latest twist of a power struggle with his successor, but he has vowed to challenge the move.

29 May 05:54 680News 8014034333450601640.html
Coronavirus: All you need to know about the lifting of lockdown measures

What changes around the UK with the imminent lifting of lockdown restrictions?

29 May 04:20 Express & Star 7324224458863261155.html
Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, Miller says

The federal government has announced the details of $650 million in additional funding to help Indigenous communities cope with the pandemic, after months of First Nations, Inuit and Metis leaders saying the previous amount was inadequate.

29 May 09:09 CP24 1887544294653914190.html
Most Coronavirus patients with mild symptoms can stay home: Delhi CM

Till Thursday, there were 16,281 positive cases in the national capital Delhi with 8,470 active cases. Out of these, 4,227 are kept in home isolation.

29 May 10:52 The Statesman 1191309781267923686.html
Mahathir vows to challenge expulsion from his own party

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and four other former members have promised to challenge their removal from the Bersatu party.

29 May 11:30 Aljazeera 6642629762321310142.html
Former US V-P candidate, wife test positive for coronavirus antibodies

Former Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine and his wife Anne have tested positive for coronavirus antibodies.

29 May 11:37 Vanguard News 4125100339229710774.html
US taxpayers' virus relief went to firms that avoided taxes

Reuters’ analysis of public data found around 110 publicly traded companies have each received $4 million or more in emergency aid from the program.

29 May 10:15 The Jakarta Post 7678601103729986444.html
Champagne sales dip as world goes into warlike depression amid coronavirus

Global champagne sales are forecast to slump by a third, or 100 million bottles, this year as the coronavirus crisis shuts bars and restaurants worldwide and hammers economies. 

29 May 10:05 The Financial Express 1288289580282036656.html
What COVID-19 means for the Japan-U.S. alliance

With both militaries having to fight the pandemic alongside their existing operations, how can Japan and the U.S. keep deterrence robust?

29 May 10:30 The Japan Times 6673764366396071640.html
People shielding from coronavirus ‘feel left behind’ as lockdown measures ease

Charities are concerned about the impact an indefinite isolation will have on the more than two million people shielding in the UK.

29 May 12:09 Express & Star 7324224460643529127.html
People shielding from coronavirus ‘feel left behind’ as lockdown measures ease

Charities are concerned about the impact an indefinite isolation will have on the more than two million people shielding in the UK.

29 May 12:08 Shropshire Star 3480199993097351591.html
Mahathir Mohamad ousted from party amid power struggle

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been ousted from his ethnic Malay political party in the latest twist of a power struggle with his successor, but he has vowed to challenge the

29 May 12:20 Deccan Herald 2027555796916254359.html
Governor Wolf to lift more pandemic restrictions in Pennsylvania

Action News coverage of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

29 May 18:43 Msn 1509165515625817410.html
Cruz: Twitter Silencing 'Genuine Political Speech by Americans While Facilitating Terroristic Threats by Iran'

Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) called for a criminal investigation into Twitter over allegations that the tech giant was violating sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran. | Clips

29 May 18:40 Breitbart 3148363491524485508.html
Cuomo must respond to Long Island strip club seeking to open amid coronavirus, judge says

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration has to respond by early June to a federal lawsuit by a Long Island strip club that has sought to reopen amid the coronavirus outbreak, a judge ruled

29 May 20:14 New York Post 7654946767667508598.html
China's post-Covid 19 'techno-nationalist' industrial policy

While Covid-19 brings China one step closer to technology-perfected authoritarianism through improvised health apps and real-time surveillance, Europe is busy looking inward.

29 May 05:10 EUobserver 625925299392394143.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Eight States, UTs yet to lift foodgrains meant for migrant workers

Eight States have so far not lifted any foodgrains allocated by the Centre under the Atma Nirbhar Bharat package, which aims to ensure free supply of foodgrains to all migrants who are not covered und

29 May 15:37 The Hindu 6679535025211323193.html
Minnesota mobilizes more troops as governor warns of harsh crackdown after riots

Minnesota's governor called up more national guard troops Saturday and warned they would

29 May 23:40 Digital Journal 4566489171980359803.html
S&P 500, Nasdaq rally to close week higher as Trump’s actions against China seen not as disruptive as feared

Stock index benchmarks ended mostly higher Friday and booked sharp gains for the week and month, after a news conference from President Donald Trump on China...

29 May 20:34 MarketWatch 8975941548720726813.html
Exclusive: White House kept FDA in the dark on Russian ventilators for New York and New Jersey

(Reuters) - When U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to accept a shipment of ventilators from Russian President Vladimir Putin at the height of the coronavirus outbreak, the White House did not alert the FDA as it headed to New York and New Jersey, Reuters has learned.

29 May 21:39 Reuters 8334514181324579554.html
China rejects Donald Trump’s offer to mediate on border standoff with India

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said both Beijing and New Delhi did not need intervention from a third party.

29 May 10:15 Scroll.in 8669301693396299506.html
Buhari orders military crackdown as Sokoto bandits kill 70

John Ameh, Adeniyi Olugbemi and Godwin Isenyo The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday ordered a “fierce” military operation against bandits in Sokoto State. The directi...

29 May 04:25 Punch Newspapers 3524240996040533425.html
Priest 'sacrifices' man to end coronavirus in Odisha

A 70-year-old priest was arrested for allegedly sacrificing a 52-year-old man inside a temple in Odisha's Cuttack district to appease the goddess and end

29 May 03:25 Greater Kashmir 4662909091439954437.html
Stranded in paradise: Hundreds of sailors stuck in Pacific due to coronavirus shutdown | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WELLINGTON, New Zealand >> For as long as she can remember, 28-year-old Kristen Pankratz has shared in her dad’s dream to sail around the world. Life somehow always got in the way. But after giving up her advertising job in Dallas, she finally set sail with her parents in January.

29 May 02:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388166980674.html
Central University cuts fees by 50% over Coronavirus

Central University has reduced its fees for the 2020-2021 academic year for as much as 55% in some programmes in order to provide support to parents and students post COVID-19.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494315962734.html
State could see $16 million in coronavirus costs through September, panel told

Health insurance claims for 47,000 state employees stemming from COVID-19 illness could cost the state more than $16 million through September depending on how extensively stay-at-home guidance and...

29 May 01:17 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836137862166.html
Telehealth app ‘Ooca’ offers free counseling to Thais living abroad during pandemic

Thai expats around the world looking for help with the stress of these times can get some from a real health professional for free via a telehealth counseling app Ooca, a virtual healthcare service that links people by video with professionals,...

29 May 04:45 Coconuts 8871564983276622778.html
Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Makinde account for stewardship in 365 days

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has negatively impacted socio-political and economic activities across the world in the last three to five months, it may not be possible to pass a critical assessment...

29 May 04:26 The Guardian 7580308504772994736.html
Pandemic accelerates desire to pass down wealth

Fear over potential tax rises leads to a rise in people gifting assets to family members

29 May 04:00 Ft 707176889486444418.html
'Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts': Trump threatens to send in National Guard in response to protests over George Floyd's death

"I can't stand back & watch this happen to a great American City, Minneapolis," the president tweeted, blaming Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.

29 May 06:46 Business Insider 6060062401360505372.html
EU weighs China policy amid concern over Hong Kong moves

BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers debated Friday ways to manage tense relations with China as it asserts more control over Hong Kong and amid concern about Beijing’s influence over EU officials.

29 May 09:27 680News 8014034333451290015.html
China plans to extend curbs on international flights until June 30 – US embassy

Chinese civil aviation authorities plan to extend until June 30 their curbs on international flights to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said in a travel advisory on Friday.

29 May 09:32 Vanguard News 4125100339251815410.html
China plans to extend curbs on international flights until June 30, says US embassy

BEIJING, May 29 — Chinese civil aviation authorities plan to extend until June 30 their curbs on international flights to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the US embassy in Beijing said in a travel advisory today. China has drastically cut such flights since March to allay concerns over...

29 May 09:09 Malaymail 302165936069750636.html
Bharti Singh Delays Family Planning Due To COVID-19 Pandemic; Says 'Can’t Plan Baby In Such Tension'

Bharti Singh revealed that she has postponed her plan to extend their family due to COVID-19 pandemic. She said that she can’t plan a baby in such tension.

29 May 08:57 https://www.filmibeat.com 7601703244693594029.html
China plans to extend curbs on international flights till June 30: US embassy

China has drastically cut such flights since March to allay concerns over infections brought by arriving passengers. A so-called “Five One” policy allows mainland carriers to fly just one flight a week on one route to any country and foreign airlines to operate just one flight a week to China.

29 May 08:57 Hindustan Times 696565557219422375.html
Coronavirus company news summary – Sibanye-Stillwater reports outbreak – Axora launch smart mining platform – South Africa to lift restrictions on miners

29 May Sibanye-Stillwater has reported 51 positive Covid-19 cases at its Thembelani shaft located in Rustenburg. The company tested employees...Read More...

29 May 08:28 Mining Technology 639193377164203203.html
President Buhari pleads debt cancellation for African countries

President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with financial institutions and developed countries to cancel the debts of needy countries, especially those in Africa.

29 May 08:58 Legit 3764253650943421807.html
North Carolina Still Waiting for RNC Safety Plan

North Carolina's governor said Thursday that his administration has not received the written safety plan for the upcoming Republican National Convention requested by his health secretary in response to President Trump's demands for a full-scale event.

29 May 12:31 Courthouse News Service 1799505148689805002.html
Australian court rules queen's letters can be made public

Rest of World News: Australia's highest court ruled on Friday to make public letters between Queen Elizabeth II and her representative, Governor-General Sir John Kerr, th

29 May 11:43 The Times of India 6060938664404983318.html
Trump warns of military action as protests against George Floyd's killing continue in Minnesota

"When the looting starts, the shooting starts," Trump warns in tweet flagged by Twitter for violating platform's rules.

29 May 11:34 DAWN.COM 4500271768221969388.html
5 years as Nigeria President - Memo to Buhari on Service Chiefs - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics

As you clock five years in office, the question about the departure of Nigeria Service Chiefs has come up again, for the umpteenth time...

29 May 10:36 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901935528939.html
5 years as Nigeria President - Memo to Buhari on Service Chiefs by Wale Odunsi - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics

As you clock five years in office, the question about the departure of Nigeria Service Chiefs has come up again, for the umpteenth time...

29 May 10:36 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901277827717.html
Tweeter-in-chief Trump hands Facebook and Twitter a gift

US president’s proposed executive order against social platforms has stirred up outrage — and engagement

29 May 11:36 Ft 707176888392543632.html
Coronavirus impact: Daimler India offers free vehicle check-up to BharatBenz customers

Daimler Indian Commercial Vehicles has rolled out a new vehicle checkup and sanitisation campaign for BharatBenz customers and it is free of cost.

29 May 12:25 OVERDRIVE 7781473803102133300.html
For Afghan Sikhs, fear of another terror attack bigger than coronavirus

Forced to share cramped rooms at Gurdwaras after the March 25 attack, Sikhs look to India, wait for lockdown to end.

29 May 13:13 The Indian Express 2885715105027425330.html
Legal lifeline for businesses refused critical coronavirus pay out

Michelmores is inviting businesses whose claims have been declined to help in the legal fight

29 May 13:57 DevonLive 2469244513037263977.html
EU seeks tougher China policy, concerned by Hong Kong law

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers agreed to toughen their strategy on China on Friday to counter Beijing’s increasingly assertive diplomacy against a backdrop of concern about China’s new security law for Hong Kong.

29 May 13:09 Reuters 8334514181155043302.html
Coronavirus: Five statistics that show how far Ayrshire has come in fight against COVID-19

Lockdown measures have been eased - but has much changed in Ayrshire?

29 May 12:49 dailyrecord 552235479165345264.html
New record high: PH confirms 1,046 more coronavirus cases

The Philippines has 16,634 coronavirus cases as of Friday, May 29

29 May 13:52 Rappler 1882105642320810397.html
Site tracks incidents of anti-Asian racism in Canada during COVID-19

Fight COVID Racism is mapping harassment, verbal and physical attacks motivated by racism and xenophobia

29 May 15:24 NOW 7434691885656674483.html
Theni CPI-(M) blames it on officials

THENIAccusing the district administration of ‘anti-people’ and ‘anti-poor,’ the cadre of Communist Party of India (Marxist) staged a demonstration in front of the Collectorate here on Friday.The peopl

29 May 15:30 The Hindu 6679535024964443065.html
Interview and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Kat Lock releases coronavirus quarantine album 'an existence'

With so many significant life changes, the independent musician was able to release this month her latest album, "an existence," a seven-track solo collection that has her tapping into her deepest roots, from her longtime admiration of Fiona Apple to her childhood spent performing with Norman's Sooner Theatre.

29 May 14:01 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318761420612348.html
Crushing the coronavirus uncertainty will be the big ‘unlock’ for economies

IANS New Delhi Crushing the coronavirus uncertainty will be the big ‘unlock’ for economies around the world and to safeguard lives and livelihoods, re

29 May 15:43 The Navhind Times 3656927213999913126.html
Main Street’s Pandemic-Led Shift To Digital Innovation

With the lockdown of the United States economy, SMBs faced the choice of finding digital ways to reach customers or run the risk of going out of business.

29 May 15:00 PYMNTS.com 7357138824777056150.html
Trump Gets Warning Label On Tweet For ‘Glorifying Violence’ About Protests After George Floyd Death

Donald Trump was hit with a warning label on Twitter after he was caught 'glorifying violence' with a tweet about the MN protests.

29 May 14:01 Hollywood Life 1852895047086665945.html
Allowing people to meet in bubbles ‘could spread coronavirus in population’

It was thought the roadmap to easing the lockdown contained the possibility one household could form a social ‘bubble’.

29 May 17:37 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773321721404.html
Allowing people to meet in bubbles ‘could spread coronavirus in population’

It was thought the roadmap to easing the lockdown contained the possibility one household could form a social ‘bubble’.

29 May 17:34 Shropshire Star 3480199991240140348.html
Prescriptions for anti-malarial drugs rose 2,000% after Trump support

A new study finds that prescriptions rose sharply for two anti-malarial drugs that President Donald Trump claimed could help prevent or treat COVID-19.

29 May 16:04 UPI 8257973865874015431.html
Chancellor extends coronavirus support for self-employed but for the final time

Rishi Sunak confirmed the scheme would not be coming to an end and that the self employed would be able to claim a grant for the second and final time

29 May 16:09 mirror 675785259793435323.html
Bahrain police arrest man who claimed COVID-19 is a hoax

Man belittled measures taken by government in combatting coronavirus

29 May 16:35 Gulf News 2086521545263517453.html
Inside a coronavirus hospital in India, doctors see no end in sight

NEW DELHI – It was barely noon on Thursday when the metal doors of the mortuary at a hospital in south New Delhi swung open and staff in white coveralls rolled out a stretcher. Mourning

29 May 17:29 New York Post 7654946769291652784.html
Joe Biden During Celebrity Fundraiser: George Floyd Death 'Ripped Open This Ugly Underbelly of Our Society'

Joe Biden spent Thursday evening raising money for his presidential campaign with assistance from celebrities including Whoopi Goldberg and musicians Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh.

29 May 17:18 Breitbart 3148363491820354530.html
Coronavirus: Six deaths and 39 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health provided the last figures at tonight’s briefing.

29 May 17:03 TheJournal.ie 6446904418939525768.html
Coronavirus: Six more deaths in Republic of Ireland brings death toll to 1,645

The coronavirus death toll in the Republic of Ireland has risen to 1,645 after a further six deaths were reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team.

29 May 18:52 The Irish News 993065553870689.html
Shadow chancellor says firms getting Covid help should pay back society

Anneliese Dodds told people in County Durham there should be a new social contract with firms that have been supported through the crisis.

29 May 18:53 Express & Star 7324224459374473785.html
Shadow chancellor says firms getting Covid help should pay back society

Anneliese Dodds told people in County Durham there should be a new social contract with firms that have been supported through the crisis.

29 May 18:55 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773909877305.html
Shadow chancellor says firms getting Covid help should pay back society

Anneliese Dodds told people in County Durham there should be a new social contract with firms that have been supported through the crisis.

29 May 18:52 Shropshire Star 3480199991828296249.html
The top summer plans families canceled due to coronavirus

Children are going to be completely bored by July 2 — as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research. Three in four parents agreed that keeping their child entertained this summer

29 May 18:38 New York Post 7654946768590509576.html
Limited impact on Vedanta operations due to coronavirus lockdown: Crisil

 The COVID-19-induced lockdown has had a limited impact on the operations of Vedanta Ltd, rating agency Crisil has said. Also, increase in export offset decline in domestic demand during the

29 May 18:08 Deccan Herald 2027555797626580818.html
Limited impact on Vedanta operations due to coronavirus lockdown: Crisil

Also, increase in export offset decline in domestic demand during the lockdown, supported by its low cost position in key businesses, it said.

29 May 18:28 The Financial Express 1288289580966216182.html
ITC to use Amway network to sell juices as coronavirus pushes demand for immunity boosters

FMCG major ITC has partnered with direct selling company Amway to retail its range of juices as demand for immunity building products witness a boom during the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 19:13 The Financial Express 1288289580857794828.html
Trump Is Doing All of This for Zuckerberg

The new executive order targeting social-media companies isn’t really about Twitter.

29 May 19:02 The Atlantic 100708437177525025.html
Four-hour limit on MPs to review pandemic spending ‘unfortunate, to say the least,’ PBO says

‘The amount of scrutiny for this unprecedented spending would also be unprecedented, but for the wrong reasons,’ Yves Giroux told MPs Friday

29 May 18:33 The Globe and Mail 68426409868435717.html
Two Billion Set to Lose Their Jobs Next Couple of Months Due to Pandemic

Study says 10% of global workforce likely to work remotely forever

29 May 18:40 Infowars 1950426314746015784.html
Coronavirus: Premier League chief optimistic that fans can attend matches for 2020-’21 season

The prospect of playing the next season with no fans is unappetising for the Premier League and Masters suggested it could be possible to being back supporters.

29 May 17:15 Scroll.in 8669301693131718213.html
UN announces first 2 deaths of UN peacekeepers from COVID-19

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday announced the deaths of the first two U.N. peacekeepers from COVID-19. He made the announcement at a ceremony marking the International...

29 May 18:50 The Seattle Times 9121942838148557941.html
Coe urges kids to take up sport to battle virus

World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe called on children to take up sports to combat "shocks" as his sport was bracing for a restart.

29 May 19:50 Sport 682566035403692574.html
US takes action against China over Hong Kong

The president also said the US would be suspending entry of certain Chinese citizens.

29 May 20:48 Express & Star 7324224459137085459.html
US takes action against China over Hong Kong

The president also said the US would be suspending entry of certain Chinese citizens.

29 May 20:48 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773672488979.html
US takes action against China over Hong Kong

The president also said the US would be suspending entry of certain Chinese citizens.

29 May 20:48 Shropshire Star 3480199991590907923.html
Coronavirus: NBA 'planning to restart season on July 31'

The return of the NBA could come on July 31, with reports suggesting that is the date commissioner Adam Silver has put forward.

29 May 21:18 sportskeeda 1601194029187496647.html
Online poker betting hits a record high during the pandemic

The online poker industry is booming, but can it make up for what casinos are losing?

29 May 23:12 MarketWatch 8975941548398926389.html
Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Neighborhood Arts programs at Metro Library System going online

Neighborhood Arts is a summertime staple in Oklahoma County. The program provides performances for families across the metro that are fun, free and interactive.

29 May 22:45 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318762324913068.html
The Globe’s stars and dogs for the week

A humorous look at the companies that caught our eye, for better or worse, this week

29 May 21:31 The Globe and Mail 68426411733523274.html
Ukraine expecting $5 billion IMF loan approval and initial payout next week: PM

Ukraine expecting $5 billion IMF loan approval and initial payout next week: PM

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974729654532.html
China public security ministry pledges to 'guide and support' HK police

SHANGHAI, May 29 — China's public security ministry pledged to “guide and support” the Hong Kong police force after China's parliament approved a decision to impose a new national security law on the semi-autonomous territory. China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said it would use “all...

29 May 01:19 Malaymail 302165935028256004.html
Measure vs. pandemic threats to FIs approved

A bill seeking to strengthen the resiliency of the country’s financial industry has gained traction with its second reading approval in the House of Representatives.

29 May 06:33 Journal Online 6375127392569677882.html
Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is Defending the First Amendment; Joe Biden Is Attacking It

Trump's rhetoric is over-the-top. Yet his actions, as usual, not only obey the First Amendment but reinforce it. Biden would do the opposite.

29 May 07:01 Breitbart 3148363492606243494.html
Afghan government says Taliban attack on checkpoint kills 14

The Taliban took responsibility for Thursday's attack in Paktia province, calling it a "defensive action," without elaborating.

29 May 11:27 The Economic Times 7653256036727103405.html
Coronavirus: Pilot flew to Anglesey 'to go to the beach'

Airfield staff thought the pilot made an emergency landing but he came to enjoy the coast, a report says.

29 May 11:56 BBC News 3883826127457954566.html
COVID-19: UAE announces 2 deaths, 638 new coronavirus cases and 412 recoveries

Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in UAE is now 33,170

29 May 12:43 Gulf News 2086521545092947985.html
Capitalist Hong Kong survives but freedoms take flight

While new national security laws threaten Hong Kong's autonomy and make the financial centre more risky, investors say business will remain the city's life blood.

29 May 14:00 Australian Financial Review 3974284488345860757.html
Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Lawmakers are investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged President Trump to fire Steve A. Linick, the department’s inspector general, to shield himself from Mr. Linick’s inquiries.

29 May 17:35 NY Times 1961078289681495662.html
Coronavirus: New SOP for 7-day quarantine for international passengers

For Vande Bharat returnees approaching the end of their 14-day mandatory quarantine period, new guidelines reducing the institutional quarantine period appeared to be Godsend. But, many have been waiting in vain to be discharged.

29 May 23:30 Deccan Herald 2027555797364791648.html
Canada 'needs' airline industry, is monitoring day by day: minister

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is closely monitoring the slumping airline industry and extended a ban on large cruise ships to Oct. 31 to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said on Friday.

29 May 21:11 Reuters 8334514179915135050.html
White House dares Twitter by reposting flagged Trump tweet

Twitter concluded that Trump fell afoul of its policies with a late-night tweet on violent anti-police protests in Minneapolis, when he called the protesters "THUGS" and warned of military intervention.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107972687405.html
Kaspersky CEO: Cyberattacks on hospitals during COVID-19 considered terrorist attacks

As the world reels from the COVID-19 global pandemic, the virtual world is also susceptible to cyberattacks during the time of crisis. In fact, cybersecurity researchers over at Kaspersky have previously discovered that malicious parties have taken advantage of the current situation with a host of scams and malware attacks on unsuspecting parties.

29 May 08:55 SoyaCincau.com 3698931832445700681.html
Coronavirus latest: at a glance

A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak

29 May 11:36 the Guardian 1491978794906750451.html
Question Time is returning to Plymouth and you could be in the 'virtual' audience

Programme will be filmed with a virtual audience rather than a live one.

29 May 13:08 PlymouthLive 6373569608662139197.html
Final year college exams: HRD Minister’s big statement amid lockdown 5 reports

Final year college exams: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has sought to clear some confusion concerning final year exams in colleges.

29 May 13:53 The Financial Express 1288289580522974601.html
White House dares Twitter by reposting flagged Trump tweet

US News: The White House thumbed its nose at Twitter on Friday by reposting a President Trump tweet that the social media giant had just taken the unprecedente

29 May 15:44 The Times of India 6060938663277260221.html
White House dares Twitter in war over Trump tweets

The tit-for-tat marks a new escalation in the row between Twitter and Donald Trump, who has more than 80 million followers and uses tweets daily to announce policies, attack opponents, and comment on breaking news

29 May 15:36 Rappler 1882105642091461410.html
Greece to open airports to arrivals from 29 countries from June 15

ATHENS: Greece said Friday it would reopen its airports in Athens and Thessaloniki to arrivals from 29 countries from June 15, the start of the tourist season. Visitors would be allowed to fly into Greece from 16 EU countries, including Germany, Austria, Denmark, Finland, the Czech Republic, Baltic countries, Cyprus and Malta, the tourism ministry said in a statement. But

29 May 14:22 Arab News 8912634263146007251.html
White House dares Twitter in war over Trump tweets

WASHINGTON, May 29 — The White House thumbed its nose at Twitter today by reposting a President Donald Trump tweet that the social media giant had just taken the unprecedented step of hiding, because it violated the platform’s rules against “glorifying violence.” The tit-for-tat marked a...

29 May 14:20 Malaymail 302165936203797317.html
Nigeria yet to receive Trump’s ventilators, says minister

The Federal Government is yet to receive the ventilators promised by U.S. President Donald Trump. Minister of Information and Culture

29 May 20:18 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900269427706.html
New figures show which parts of the UK have highest coronavirus infection rate

The South West has the highest coronavirus infection - or R - rate in Britain, followed by the North East and East Midlands - amid warnings new restrictions could be needed

29 May 20:52 mirror 675785261490069090.html
Cuomo: New York City Can Begin Reopening On June 8

New York's daily death toll declined to its lowest level yet.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532055022995.html
Analysis: Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak takes his first steps towards an uncertain destination

Rishi Sunak has been a relatively rare breed among UK Government ministers during the coronavirus crisis to date, in that his reputation seems to have been enhanced rather than ruined.

29 May 19:15 The Courier 4275302767514340866.html
US, UK call for action at UN Security Council over China’s Hong Kong crackdown

The U.S. and United Kingdom on Friday urged the U.N. Security Council to take action against China’s crackdown on freedoms in Hong Kong -- after China initially stopped the matter being discussed by the body.

29 May 18:50 Fox News 7362823820080697202.html
Coronavirus | India sees highest single-day increase in cases

Maharashtra, T.N. and Delhi account for over 56,000 cases

29 May 18:54 The Hindu 6679535025065115644.html
Pompeo accuses top Democrat of 'hackery' over government watchdog review

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused a leading Senate Democrat of “hackery” for questioning whether Pompeo violated a law restricting officials’ political activities, saying an investigation found no evidence he had done so.

29 May 00:00 National Post 4816958591726735511.html
India sidesteps Trump mediation offer over China border showdown

“We are engaged with the Chinese side to peacefully resolve this issue,” External Affairs Ministry spokesman says.

29 May 00:08 DAWN.COM 4500271766961183562.html
'We're a deeply divided society': inside the battle for Hong Kong

Australian-born, Hong Kong-based journalist Antony Dapiran says the protests have at their worst resembled medieval warfare.

29 May 00:00 WAtoday 6806590898895316383.html
'We're a deeply divided society': inside the battle for Hong Kong

Australian-born, Hong Kong-based journalist Antony Dapiran says the protests have at their worst resembled medieval warfare.

29 May 00:00 Brisbane Times 2314609338449126815.html
'We're a deeply divided society': inside the battle for Hong Kong

Australian-born, Hong Kong-based journalist Antony Dapiran says the protests have at their worst resembled medieval warfare.

29 May 00:00 The Age 7967730561430054303.html
Pompeo accuses top Democrat of 'hackery' over government watchdog review

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused a leading Senate Democrat of “hackery” for questioning whether Pompeo violated a law restricting officials’ political activities, saying an investigation found no evidence he had done so.

29 May 00:02 Reuters 8334514181171439716.html
Over Veterans’ Protests, Trump Vetoes Measure to Block Student Loan Rules

President Trump sided with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over veterans’ groups, vetoing a measure that would have blocked new regulations that tighten access to student loan forgiveness.

29 May 22:57 NY Times 1961078288707469892.html
Dollar in narrow range as focus shifts to Trump's China response

Dollar in narrow range as focus shifts to Trump's China response

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975317410912.html
Texas Turns It Around After a Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Texas has seen a steady decline in the seven-day average of new Chinese coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalizations, and test positivity.

29 May 00:52 Breitbart 3148363491699955595.html
Dollar bides time, yuan falls before Trump takes stage on China

TOKYO — The dollar was hemmed into a narrow trading range on Friday as traders’ focus shifted to U.

29 May 02:08 Financial Post 2379081492604326757.html
How the North East can build back better after coronavirus

In the final part of our series for the Passionate People, Passionate Places campaign, we ask business, political and charity leaders on how the region can return better after the coronavirus outbreak

29 May 07:19 ChronicleLive 1984146902747860253.html
Mark Zuckerberg distances Facebook from Twitter in Trump fight, says it's stronger on free speech than other tech firms

“We have a different policy I think than Twitter on this,” Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News.

29 May 04:27 Tech2 4760741713108590657.html
Trump's 2020 challenge: Biden is his first opponent voters actually like

The pandemic isn’t the only unprecedented challenge President Trump is facing as he seeks reelection. In presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, Trump, for the first time, has an opponent people like.

29 May 04:00 Washington Examiner 4625792331738548743.html
Twitter hides Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

Twitter has hidden one of President Donald Trump's tweets, after he tweeted just after midnight on Friday a threat to shoot rioters in Minnesota. The protests come following the death of George Floyd, who died after

29 May 09:36 LailasNews.com 2090029851059565089.html
Novartis will start making coronavirus vaccine this month

Swiss drugmaker Novartis will start producing a genetic coronavirus vaccine this month under a deal with Massachusetts researchers. AveXis, Novartis’ gene-therapy arm, agreed to manufacture the

29 May 12:14 New York Post 7654946767861258974.html
President Buhari commiserates with victims of Sokoto attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with all those who lost loved ones in an attack by bandits in Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto State.

29 May 13:59 Legit 3764253650504930682.html
COVID 19 and Latin America: Three months on, the struggle continues

Ecuador which became face of the epidemic and the epicentre in end March continues to have the highest number of death cases per capita in the region.

29 May 13:05 The Financial Express 1288289580096544347.html
North Carolina Democrats 'dragging their feet' on convention rules, RNC chief says

The comments by RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on a popular North Carolina radio show came a day after her letter to Governor Roy Cooper setting a June 3 deadline to approve safety and logistical measures - such as how many people can gather together - to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the

29 May 15:30 Yahoo 7097669637358538275.html
Bill would add 15 to 35 years in prison for COVID-19 scam artists

The legislation, introduced late Thursday, would temporarily boost federal criminal penalties by 15 years for pandemic-related fraud and by 35 years for COVID-19-linked counterfeit goods.

29 May 15:57 New York Post 7654946768901231200.html
Can I go for a bike ride with my friends during the pandemic?

With more people escaping self-isolation for a springtime bike ride, infectious disease specialists say cycling may be one of the safer choices for outdoor activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 17:36 Coronavirus 2422791598757617663.html
UK coronavirus official death toll rises by 324 taking grim total past 38,000

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the updated toll at today's daily coronavirus briefing at Downing Street where he is expected to announced changes to the furlough scheme

29 May 16:01 mirror 675785261259865107.html
Taylor Swift Slams President Donald Trump for 'Threatening Violence' Amid George Floyd Protests

The singer directly called him out via Twitter on Friday.

29 May 16:40 Entertainment Tonight 7101181083645912311.html
Coronavirus | J&K sees spike in cases as locals return

128 new cases and one fatality recorded on Friday

29 May 18:39 The Hindu 6679535025972797177.html
Coronavirus | One more accused tests positive in Salem

Policemen involved in the arrest advised to go under quarantine

29 May 18:16 The Hindu 6679535025742749757.html
Winter solstice nude charity swim in Lake Burley Griffin down to two swimmers due to coronavirus

This year's swim honours its founder Ian Lindeman, who passed away last year

29 May 18:30 The Canberra Times 8662394328121219756.html
Trump issues a violent ultimatum to protesters

Ex-cop in custody over Floyd’s death

29 May 19:50 The Telegraph 2864094128054866343.html
Day after Trump’s mediation offer, India says engaged with China to peacefully solve LAC issue

Responding to questions on Trump’s offer, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, “We are engaged with the Chinese side to peacefully resolve this issue.”

29 May 00:06 The Indian Express 2885715103792503552.html
Roger Stone ordered to report to prison by June 30

Longtime Trump friend and political adviser Roger Stone must report to prison by June 30, the Bureau of Prisons said on Thursday.

29 May 03:51 CTVNews 2422791597915854038.html
Crude oil prices fall but remains set for biggest monthly gain in years

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down $1.28, or 3.8 per cent, at $32.43.

29 May 10:20 The Economic Times 7653256036728676988.html
Kaduna CAN suggests how to worship in Pandemic

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter has assured the state government that it has adopted

29 May 14:29 Vanguard News 4125100340199385629.html
Fertilizer supplies, prices remain low and stable amid coronavirus concerns

If your soil test levels are low, low fertilizer prices provide a good opportunity to rebuild phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) levels.

29 May 17:07 Successful Farming 8502642054457443654.html
Futures hit by Sino-US tensions at the end of strong month

U.S. stock futures dropped on Friday as investors braced for President Donald Trump's response to China's national security legislation for Hong ...

29 May 19:00 CNA 5644198863441872599.html
Florida officials approve Walt Disney World reopening plans

(Reuters) - Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World (DIS.N) in Orlando starting on July 11, according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday.

29 May 19:44 Reuters 8334514181082000683.html
Pandemic, monsoon ban, Vasai fishermen stare at a bleak year

Post the nationwide lockdown on March 24, all fishing activities had been shut down. In April, however, fishing was allowed by the central government.

29 May 21:32 The Indian Express 2885715104825120004.html
Hong Kong govt warns removing US special status is “double-edged sword”

The statement came as US President Donald Trump is due to announce later on Friday his response to the Chinese parliament’s advancement of national security legislation for Hong Kong.

29 May 03:32 Hindustan Times 696565559025227195.html
Why this Indian couple in UAE are smiling even after they, child, contracted coronavirus

Keralite parents of 3 kids, including newborn, say they are grateful they are in the UAE

29 May 08:54 Gulf News 2086521543940764318.html
UN Secretary General warns of loss of $8.5 trillion in global output due to pandemic

Addressing a virtual press conference along with Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, Antonio Guterres said the world is afflicted by enormous fragilities: weak health systems; runaway climate change; unsustainable levels of inequality.

29 May 10:42 The Statesman 1191309782449779972.html
Renault to cut 14,600 jobs worldwide and lower capacity

Cost reductions aimed at outlasting the downturn that has rocked the auto industry

29 May 07:56 The Irish Times 8204772967574399179.html
Green light for garden parties, but careful using the bathroom: England releases new guidelines for social gatherings amid lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced measures to further ease lockdown in England at a press conference on Thursday.

29 May 08:44 MarketWatch 8975941549004791186.html
Twitter says Trump Minneapolis post broke rules, glorified violence

Twitter Inc., which this week earned U.S. President Donald Trump’s ire by posting fact-check notices next to some of his tweets, has put up a rule-violation notice on one of his most recent missives.

29 May 10:59 The Peninsula 1202843881352146146.html
Blue Impulse jets fly over Tokyo to salute medical workers

The Japan Air Self Defense Force's aerobatic demonstration squadron, Blue Impulse, flew over central Tokyo on Friday in a salute to medical workers on the frontline against the coronavirus pandemic. As a team of six T-4 training jets streaked across a clear blue sky shortly after noon, doctors and nurses…

29 May 07:06 Japan Today 8582716286257845998.html
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TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese air force’s aerobatic demonstration squadron, Blue Impulse, flew over central Tokyo on Friday in a salute to medical workers on the frontline against the coronavirus pandemic.

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