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Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists in August

Cyprus expects to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, transport minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimate includes people flying in on commercial and private planes, Ekathimerini writes. "There is a gradual lifting of measu...

29 May 05:10 EUobserver 625925298827117050.html
France reopening bars and parks next week

Bars, cafes, restaurants, and parks in France are to reopen on 2 June, marking the latest stage in lockdown-easing measures of one of Europe's strictest regimes, French prime minister Edouard Philippe said Thursday. "Freedom will become the rule, bans the...

29 May 05:26 EUobserver 625925298350286036.html
Watch Live: President Trump Holds Press Conference

President Donald Trump will hold a press conference at the White House on Friday.

29 May 18:03 Breitbart 3148363491228730557.html
Racism cannot be 'normal' in 2020 US: Obama on Floyd

 Former president Barack Obama said Friday he shared the "anguish" of millions of Americans over the death of a black man killed by police in Minnesota and that racism cannot be "normal" in the

29 May 23:44 Deccan Herald 2027555796192711443.html
Brazil sees record number of Covid-19 cases, more than 1,000 deaths in 24 hours

Brazil registered a new record in Covid-19 cases and more than 1,000 dead in a 24-hour period, according to official figures released on Thursday.

29 May 07:33 France 24 5635134570486642922.html
EU agency: tracing apps must respect fundamental rights

A report on Thursday by the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) urges EU governments to respect fundamental rights when using contact-tracing apps to curb the spread of the coronavirus. It also calls for open-source solutions to enhance transparency and confi...

29 May 05:09 EUobserver 625925299640958418.html
France's coronavirus new deaths and cases slow down

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s coronavirus deaths rose by less than 100 for the ninth day running on Friday and new confirmed cases slowed again as the country gears up for easing lockdown.

29 May 18:43 Reuters 8334514180400006400.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
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
Minneapolis Public Schools Follow Suit of University of Minn. & Limit Ties With Cops After Death of George Floyd

(Photo by KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images) Earlier this week, the president of the University of Minnesota, Joan Gabel, released…

29 May 19:16 Total Pro Sports 5536572205816299862.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
Joe Biden Doesn't Like Trump's Twitter Order, But Still Wants To Revoke Section 230

Former Vice President Joe Biden still wants to repeal the pivotal internet law that provides social media companies like Facebook and Twitter with broad legal immunity over content posted by their users, a campaign spokesperson told The Verge. Still, the campaign emphasized key disagreements with th...

29 May 04:00 8920919027626479042.html
NCAA offers guidance on bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring athletes back to campus during a pandemic.

29 May 19:16 FOX Sports 4135141642933091024.html
Covid-19: The race for self-sufficiency

For many people, Covid-19 has triggered a yearning for change: a slower pace, a lighter footprint and an existence more connected to nature. And now – perhaps the first time – a life more resilient t…

29 May 13:41 France 24 5635134570174543471.html
Congress demands white paper on COVID-19 expenditure

Opposition Congress in Karnataka on Friday urged the government to bring out a "white paper" on the expenditure towards COVID-19 measures including the purchase of PPE kits, sanitizers and masks.

29 May 20:56 Deccan Herald 2027555796947385076.html
Gujarat CM discards social media rumour on complete lockdown from June 1

Rupani had to issue a clarification amid social media talk that the state government was planning to impose total lockdown from June 1 as the number of COVID-19 cases was not coming down

29 May 13:01 Business-Standard 1502508926516812809.html
Russia reports record one-day rise in coronavirus deaths

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Friday reported 232 deaths from the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a record one-day amount that pushed the nationwide death toll to 4,374.

29 May 07:43 Reuters 8334514181453463832.html
Tullow Oil says 58 workers test positive for COVID-19 offshore Ghana

ACCRA — Fifty-eight workers tested positive for COVID-19 at an oil production facility run by Tullow Oil off Ghana’s Atlantic coast, the company said in a statement on Friday.

29 May 18:43 Financial Post 2379081492895798302.html
Twitter Flags Trump and White House Tweets About Minneapolis Protests for 'Glorifying Violence'

Twitter placed a notice on a tweet from President Trump, shielding it from view for breaking what the company said are its rules about glorifying violence [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. From a report: Mr. Trump's tweet was a comment on the violent protests in Minneso...

29 May 10:00 8720761276054446684.html
Minneapolis police officer arrested in death of George Floyd, no charges yet

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The Minneapolis police officer shown in videotape footage pressing his knee into the neck of a handcuffed, unarmed black man has been arrested in the death of that man, a spokesman for the Hennepin County attorney told Reuters on Friday.

29 May 18:08 Reuters 8334514180564197012.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
Mumbai: Man found dead on Mulund-Goregaon Link Road

Meanwhile, a resident of Prem Nagar locality complained that an unidentified person opened fire on his house.

29 May 05:40 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192601379603.html
India's Fiscal Deficit Widens To 4.59% Of GDP

India ended the year with a fiscal deficit of 4.59 per cent of gross domestic product, against the target of 3.8 per cent.

29 May 13:41 5090057682057679910.html
'Support the lesser privileged': Yuvraj Singh urges countrymen to 'show humanity' during COVID-19 lockdown

Yuvraj Singh urges countrymen to 'show humanity' during COVID-19 lockdown

29 May 13:30 DNA India 7533428662271719521.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
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 8669301693187128634.html
Partygoer at Missouri’s Lake of Ozarks positive for COVID-19

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — Health officials said Friday that they were seeking to “inform mass numbers of unknown people” after a person who attended crowded pool parties over Memorial...

29 May 16:55 The Seattle Times 9121942837980545465.html
Record number of virus cases, 1,000 dead in 24 hours in Brazil

The South American country has the world's second highest number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases - 438,238 - after the United States.

29 May 00:00 2308610108045825630.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
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
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
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 8920919027849484541.html
Police: Woman killed after charging officer with knife

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. (AP) — A woman armed with a butcher knife was fatally shot Friday after charging police officers outside a Florida government building, authorities said. Temple Terrace Police...

29 May 18:17 The Seattle Times 9121942836534561980.html
Questions raised over timing of decision to ease lockdown restrictions

One police chief suggested it had been ‘rushed forward to help ministers in a difficult position’.

29 May 19:26 Metro 970161747298357150.html
Virus deaths hit single-day high as BHC CJ tests positive

Justic­e Mandok­hail and his family go into self-isolat­ion

29 May 20:08 The Express Tribune 1105816787253217639.html
Police detain 25 people in Russia for protesting journalist’s arrest

Moscow has banned ‘mass public events’ to curb the spread of the coronavirus

29 May 13:48 The Globe and Mail 68426409786661896.html
Lockdown in West Bengal: CM Mamata announces relaxations from June 1

Banerjee, who has been criticising the railways for the past few days for ferrying a large number of migrant workers to the state without consulting her government, claimed that it is being done without following the norms of social distancing.

29 May 17:49 The Financial Express 1288289579508315226.html
Hyderabad: Fire breaks out at chemical godown in Dhulapally

A major fire erupted from Krishna Industries Chemical godown at Dhulapally under Petbasheerabad police station limits here on Friday.

29 May 05:17 The Hans India 817019414423001753.html
Class opening

VARIOUS quarters support the view that if the country’s public schools are allowed to open as scheduled, the government ought to ensure the health, safety and welfare of students and teachers.

29 May 07:21 Journal Online 6375127392862230867.html
Britain urges China to reconsider Hong Kong law: PM's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has urged China to reconsider imposing a new security law on Hong Kong and hopes Beijing is listening, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.

29 May 12:32 Reuters 8334514181151915133.html
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Is Arrested in George Floyd Case

Former officer Derek Chauvin was fired earlier this week after his involvement in Floyd's death and charged with third-degree murder.

29 May 18:01 Entertainment Tonight 7101181082095267935.html
Cypriot Cabinet approves bill on EastMed Pipeline

Cyprus' government has approved the bill on the EastMed pipeline project, the country’s Energy Minister George Lakkotrypis said in a statement.

29 May 02:42 Greek City Times 1506177378151638775.html
Morgan Stanley plans June return of some traders to New York headquarters: CNBC

(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley (MS.N) is planning to start getting some traders to return to its New York headquarters in mid- to late-June, CNBC reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the situation.

29 May 18:42 Reuters 8334514181073279177.html
George Floyd death: Trump attempts to explain 'looting leads to shooting' tweet

President Donald Trump on Friday called protesters in Minneapolis "thugs" and said that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" - drawing another warning from Twitter for his rhetoric.

29 May 12:38 ABC7 New York 7327811148084096472.html
GDP Numbers Expected To Show India's Economy Grew At Slowest Pace In 2 Years

Economists expect the fiscal year that began in April will see the worst economic contraction in four decades.

29 May 04:06 HUFFPOST 6665507018615307945.html
Notting Hill reeling after bodies identified as mother and son

Two people found dead at a home in Notting Hill in Melbourne's south-east were a mother and son.

29 May 07:15 Brisbane Times 2314609340072864180.html
Shramik trains: Rlys appeal to people with comorbidities to avoid travel

At least nine passengers were reported dead on May 27 over a span of 48 hours on board the migrant trains, with the railways stating that all of them had health conditions.

29 May 19:32 Business-Standard 1502508926198517712.html
Rajya Sabha official tests positive for COVID-19, entire floor of Parliament Annexe building sealed

This is the second case of an official posted in the building testing positive for the coronavirus.

29 May 07:48 DNA India 7533428662589569051.html
International Update: Global Covid-19 infections exceed 5.8 million – more than 100,000 covid deaths in US

29 May Global: The number of people infected by Covid-19 has exceeded 5.8 million, according to data compiled by Johns...Read More...

29 May 08:21 Mining Technology 639193375414654173.html
Notting Hill reeling after bodies identified as mother and son

Two people found dead at a home in Notting Hill in Melbourne's south-east were a mother and son.

29 May 07:15 WAtoday 6806590900519053748.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
Nigeria yet to receive ventilators from US — a month after Trump’s promise

The federal government says it is yet to receive ventilators from the US.

29 May 09:09 TheCable 7513571675528715559.html
Rioters Breach, Burn Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct

Rioters in Minneapolis breached the city police department's third precinct and set fires, according to numerous eyewitness accounts.

29 May 04:21 Breitbart 3148363490772277069.html
India’s economy seen slowing rapidly in March quarter, with worse to come

Economists expect worst financial contraction in four decades

29 May 04:08 The Globe and Mail 68426411471686560.html
Rand falls, focus on Trump's Hong Kong response

Locally, market participants awaited April trade balance figures as well as monthly budget balance numbers due later in the day.

29 May 00:00 2308610108181746625.html
Biden on Floyd Death: 'This Is No Time for Incendiary Tweets -- It's No Time to Encourage Violence'

Friday CNN played a clip of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden taking a shot at President Donald Trump while commenting on the death of George Floyd. | Clips

29 May 18:51 Breitbart 3148363491995433317.html
Exclusive: Sanofi stops enrolling COVID-19 patients in hydroxychloroquine trials

PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi has temporarily stopped recruiting new COVID-19 patients for two clinical trials on hydroxychloroquine and will no longer supply the anti-malaria drug to treat COVID-19 until concerns about safety are cleared up, it said on Friday.

29 May 18:58 Reuters 8334514180150048307.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
Customs and Border Protection Responds to Outrage About ‘Predator Drone’ Flying Over Minneapolis

Hours after President Donald Trump tweeted that federal intervention may be necessary if riots in Minneapolis, Minnesota continued, outrage over a "predator drone" sighting swelled. Some noted that a Customs and Border Patrol done took off on Friday morning, reportedly from the Grand Forks, N.D. area, and flew over Minneapolis before apparently returning to its base. 

29 May 20:04 Law & Crime 7990899036860679853.html
Rep. Greg Steube: 'Some Left-Wing Democratic Governors Want Nothing More than to Destroy Their States' Economies'

Some left-wing Democrat governors want to damage their states' economies with extended coronavirus-related lockdowns, noted Rep. Greg Steube.

29 May 19:15 Breitbart 3148363491531798648.html
India’s oil import bill falls 10 per cent in FY 20

At least in the oil sector, the global health emergency posed by the spread of the novel coronavirus has come to the country's advantage.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566780085194.html
Sweden opens up for sport

Competitive and professional sport can resume from 14 June, the Swedish government said Friday, but games would have to be played mostly without an audience.

29 May 13:30 Sport 682566034116387161.html
Protest in Hong Kong over security law

Dozens of people joined a protest 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 civic activity in the Asian financial center.

29 May 07:57 Nagalandpost 3019528211693315259.html
EPL announces June 17 restart

The English Premier League season will restart on June 17, provided all safety requirements have been put in place, the league said on Thursday (May 28), after meeting with all 20 clubs. The season, with 92 fixtures still to play, will get underway on the Wednesday date...

29 May 01:29 thenewpaper 2217039561465968996.html
With migrants returning, state records highest single-day jump in positive cases — 344

On Wednesday, the total number of positive cases was 4,192, while it rose to 4,536 on Thursday.

29 May 05:46 The Indian Express 2885715104729522057.html
UK PM unveils ‘limited’ easing of lockdown

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled some “limited” and “cautious” easing of the country’s coronavirus lockdown measures.

29 May 08:20 Nagalandpost 3019528213335836914.html
Billie Eilish Calls Donald Trump Out For His Tweets About Minneapolis Protests

Billie Eilish is calling out President Donald Trump for his disappointing tweets about the protests in Minneapolis, Minnesota which happened on Thursday (May 28).

29 May 12:37 Just Jared Jr. 3416194174013939658.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
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 The Age 7967730562005095349.html
Japan dispels reports that it will subsidise trips for foreign tourists

Media reports began circulating earlier this month that Japan will launch a campaign that will involve paying for half of foreign tourists’ trips to the country

29 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610882192154218.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 8669301692141162418.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
Trump speaks to George Floyd’s family, calls on DOJ to expedite probe

President Trump on Friday said he spoke with members of George Floyd’s family — and called on the Justice Department to expedite its investigation into his death. “Our nation’s

29 May 21:50 New York Post 7654946768260963663.html
UK PM’s adviser Dominic Cummings considers quitting later this year: report

Cummings' behaviour has been criticised by politicians from all major parties, but Boris Johnson has said he wanted to move on from the topic.

29 May 04:27 The Indian Express 2885715105757710597.html
Anti-abortion protesters 'upsetting clients' as they return to picket Perth clinic

Marie Stopes' spokeswoman for the safe access zones campaign, Jacquie O’Brien, said picketers had no understanding of the harm they caused.

29 May 03:16 WAtoday 6806590898890406938.html
Roger Goodell: NFL plans to allow coaches back in team facilities next week

The NFL is about to take one small step toward restoring normalcy. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday following a virtual owners meeting that coaching staffs are expected to be allowed back

29 May 03:52 New York Post 7654946767890492921.html
Georgia Insider Offers Update On Bulldogs QB D’Wan Mathis

A Georgia insider offered an update on Bulldogs quarterback D'Wan Mathis on Thursday night. Here's the latest.

29 May 00:31 The Spun 9122471849577780898.html
Lockdown likely to be extended as corona cases rise

AGENCIES New Delhi The nationwide lockdown - the fourth phase of which ends on May 31 - is likely to be extended beyond this date with more relaxations as

29 May 18:56 The Navhind Times 3656927214374175389.html
Michigan ‘welcome’ signs are anything but amid coronavirus

Welcome to Michigan — not. Two electronic billboards at the Indiana border are urging travelers to think again before driving into the Wolverine State so long as coronavirus lockdowns are in

29 May 00:28 New York Post 7654946767954819638.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
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 8669301693809875792.html
Greece to open to tourists from 29 countries from June 15

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece said on Friday it will open to visitors from 29 countries from June 15, days before its peak tourism season begins.

29 May 12:22 Reuters 8334514180411317766.html
Minneapolis police officer arrested in George Floyd case

Office­r arrest­ed was Derek Chauvi­n, the police­man seen on a bystan­der’s video kneeli­ng on Floyd

29 May 18:23 The Express Tribune 1105816785815542286.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
Monkeys Escape With COVID-19 Samples After Attacking Lab Assistant

A group of monkeys reportedly attacked a laboratory assistant in Delhi, India and escaped with a number of coronavirus blood samples.

29 May 16:57 The Guardian 7580308504443639137.html
US pledges $2.9 million for unaccompanied refugee children in Greece

The United States has pledged $2.9 million to Greece to improve the living conditions of unaccompanied refugee children and support the islands against the

29 May 00:49 Greek City Times 1506177378030679840.html
Derek Chauvin Charged with Murder of George Floyd

The state of Minnesota announced Friday afternoon that Derek Chauvin has been arrested in connection with the death of George Floyd.

29 May 17:28 Breitbart 3148363492292650403.html
Barack Obama Shares a Powerful Statement on the Death of George Floyd

"If we want our children to grow up in a nation that lives up to its highest ideals, we can and must be better."

29 May 17:51 Harper's BAZAAR 9032339116308853060.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
Bulgaia's PM: Entirely New Bilding for a National Children's Hospital Will Be Build

An entirely new building for a national children's hospital will be built, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said. The unfinished building, which began construction more than 40 years ago, will be demolished.

29 May 00:00 4235039571311496139.html
West Bengal Minister Sujit Bose Tests Positive For Covid-19 As State Sees Highest One-Day Spike With New 344 Cases

A total of 4,536 cases have been reported from the state so far.

29 May 07:38 HUFFPOST 6665507018359899479.html
Rappler Talk: UP expert Guido David on why Metro Manila can’t let guard down under GCQ

What should Metro Manila residents keep in mind as they contemplate leaving their homes under the general community quarantine?

29 May 07:33 Rappler 1882105642372970402.html
What we know about Covid-19’s impact on black Minnesotans

Black people make up a disproportionate share of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the state, but not deaths.

29 May 18:40 Vox 6416095789848297752.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
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
Trudeau: Canadians watching US unrest and police violence in ‘shock and horror’

Prime minister condemned racism and called on Canada to ‘stand together in solidarity’ against racial hate as protests continue in US

29 May 18:25 the Guardian 1491978795202007843.html
South Korea schools forced to close again after second wave of coronavirus

Hundreds of schools in South Korea were forced to close just days after reopening due to an unexpected spike in coronavirus cases, according to a report Friday. The country reported 79 new COVID-19

29 May 17:50 New York Post 7654946769327451551.html
Tokyo to further relax coronavirus curbs on Monday, governor says

TOKYO — Curbs in Japan’s capital of Tokyo to contain the coronavirus are to be eased further from Monday, Governor Yuriko Koike said, citing the recommendation of an advisory panel.

29 May 05:39 National Post 4816958590890092740.html
Covid-19 infections rise dramatically in France

Fatali­ties contin­ue to drop but dramat­ic rise in cases presen­ts possib­ility of second wave

29 May 08:10 The Express Tribune 1105816787029850659.html
Minneapolis cop arrested in connection with black man's custody death

"I can't breathe," the last words of George Floyd, has now become the rallying cry of thousands of Minneapolis protesters.

29 May 18:21 DNA India 7533428661640864566.html
Don't open state borders, relax borrowing limits: Chhattisgarh CM to Shah

The telephonic conversation between Baghel and Union Home Minister took place on Thursday

29 May 07:34 Business-Standard 1502508925459659510.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
The White House's official Twitter account reposted Trump's tweet that was flagged for 'glorifying violence'

After Twitter flagged a tweet from President Trump saying it was "glorifying violence," the White House tweeted it again shortly after 8 am.

29 May 12:56 Business Insider 6060062399355543166.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
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
KP government asked to allow business activities 24/7

PESHAWAR: The business community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Friday demanded an end to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown and asked for permission to resume businesses across the province 24/7.The

29 May 19:35 Pakistan Today 6621510369988377120.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
Car Spins Out Of Control And Hits Police Officer Who Was Directing Traffic On Jalan Kuching

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29 May 06:19 WORLD OF BUZZ 7535116579211224867.html
No talks between Modi-Trump on border row with China: Govt sources

The clarification came after Trump said that he spoke to Modi over India's ongoing border row with China in Eastern Ladakh

29 May 06:46 Business-Standard 1502508924618220642.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
Jimmy Kimmel slams Trump over his ongoing war with Twitter

"If he's so mad at Twitter, why doesn't he stop using it?"

29 May 09:49 Mashable 5336625364043692949.html
Kompany turns down offer to be Guardiola's assistant - report

Vincent Kompany has turned down an offer from Man City to become Pep Guardiola's assistant coach, according to various Belgian media.

29 May 12:32 Sport 682566034558894244.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
EU Releases 500 Million Euro Final Loan Tranche To Ukraine

The European Commission has approved the disbursement of the second and final 500 million-euro tranche of its macro-financial assistance to Ukraine.

29 May 16:37 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162192106891.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
Trump slams Minneapolis mayor over violent George Floyd protests

President Trump early Friday threatened to “get the job done right” to control the violent Minneapolis protests if the city’s mayor doesn’t “get his act together.” “I can’t

29 May 05:58 New York Post 7654946768907287669.html
'It's not as attractive as it was': New security law puts pressure on businesses in Hong Kong

Chinese leaders said the new law was needed to combat unspecified threats in the semi-autonomous region.

29 May 07:35 6446904418580327021.html
COVID-19 in India live updates: Gurugram adds 18 new containment zones as cases increase, total 63

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases with nearly 60,000 positive cases of infection and close to 2,000 deaths.

29 May 02:16 DNA India 7533428662717628079.html
Dilli Ka Babu | Karnataka officer who spoke for guest workers gets transferred

The transfer seems to have shocked many people within the government as well as the public

29 May 20:55 The Asian Age 2126266544469533946.html
Maha has 116 COVID deaths, highest 24-hr toll

Mumbai/Nagpur: With 116 deaths reported on Friday, Maharashtra recorded the highest number of deaths in a single day. “As many as 2,682 more people have tested positive of coronavirus today, taking the total count in the state to 62,228. One hundred and sixteen people have succumbed to the disease today. Till now, 2,098 deaths have […]

29 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904105914172503.html
Water market may not be 'good thing for the country', Basin chief says

The Murray Darling Basin Authority chief says water markets favour high-margin crops over traditional industries at the cost of regional communities.

29 May 04:01 The Age 7967730561101932239.html
Woman sets herself ablaze after husband refuses to buy smartphone

She was later admitted to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries on Thursday.

29 May 06:05 DNA India 7533428661654774542.html
Police precinct in flames in US protest over death of black man

Sympat­hy protes­ts also erupte­d in other cities­

29 May 06:24 The Express Tribune 1105816786253458398.html
Europe moves ahead with lockdown easing, but caution in Asia

As much of the world grapples to find the path forward, with the deadly virus still spreading in some places and a vaccine at best a distant reality, Europe is slowly emerging from isolation.

29 May 00:00 2308610106784498399.html
COVID-19 in live updates: India sees highest single day jump as cases cross 1.65 lakh; recovery rate hikes to 42.88%

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases with nearly 60,000 positive cases of infection and close to 2,000 deaths.

29 May 02:16 DNA India 7533428661068959217.html
COVID-19: China evacuates 325 of its citizens from Nigeria

France, the UK, and the US are among the countries that have also evacuated their nationals from Nigeria since the beginning of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 06:23 Legit 3764253650618318708.html
Schools in Sindh not to reopen from June 1: Education dept

The steering committee has decided to extend closure of schools until June 1, said an official notification

29 May 00:00 9037559357306848630.html
North Koreans charged in wide-ranging $3.7b sanctions-busting scheme

The indictment is believed to be the largest criminal enforcement action ever brought against North Korea.

29 May 02:11 Brisbane Times 2314609339474828257.html
‘The police officer must be prosecuted’ — Nigerians protest killing of 16-year-old girl

Some Nigerians have taken to social media platforms to protest the alleged killing of Tina, a 16-year-old girl, at Iyana Oworo area of  Lagos, by an officer

29 May 19:41 TheCable Lifestyle 3194590663808065891.html
Australia condemns Hong Kong security laws but says no China sanctions

Australia has joined the United States to condemn China's new national security laws for Hong Kong which they say will curtail civil liberties.

29 May 07:39 Australian Financial Review 3974284486775010854.html
North Koreans charged in wide-ranging $3.7b sanctions-busting scheme

The indictment is believed to be the largest criminal enforcement action ever brought against North Korea.

29 May 02:11 WAtoday 6806590899921017825.html
Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting and vandalism in Minneapolis on Thursday as protesters vented their rage over the death of a black man seen on video gasping for breath while a white police officer knelt on his neck. The latest spasm of unrest in…

29 May 04:42 Japan Today 8582716285784673239.html
Video | Cement companies report concrete gains despite weak volumes in Q4

Firms reported a surge in EBITDA per tonne in Q4, thanks to higher realisations and savings on energy and logistics costs

29 May 08:38 BusinessLine 5283601367059212.html
Minneapolis mayor issues curfew amid destructive uprisings

The mayor of Minneapolis imposed a citywide 8 p.m. curfew starting Friday night following three nights of destructive protests in the city over the death of George Floyd. The curfew will bar people

29 May 22:15 New York Post 7654946769232751179.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
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
More European leagues set to resume

European football will continue its cautious return to play over the next week, following the Covid-19 stoppage, as a number of the continent's smaller leagues restart. Portugal, Denmark, Poland, Serbia, Austria, Croatia and Ukraine are among the countries which will again...

29 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039562598739618.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
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
Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples from lab worker

A mob of monkeys stormed a lab worker in India and snatched several coronavirus-positive blood samples — causing outbreak-fearing neighbors to go ape, according to a report Friday. In the totally

29 May 18:59 New York Post 7654946769495772914.html
Two policemen arrested over death of teenager

The Lagos police command says it has arrested two of its members over the death of a teenager.

29 May 18:49 TheCable 7513571674559399422.html
CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests

While live on air, Jimenez was handcuffed and led away. A producer and a photojournalist for CNN were also led away in handcuffs.

29 May 17:19 The Indian Express 2885715103866963833.html
South Korea re-imposes some social restrictions to combat new virus cases

The new cases – mostly centered in the Seoul metropolitan area where half the South Korean population lives – prompts officials to strengthen social distancing rules that were eased on May 6

29 May 06:46 Rappler 1882105643005828746.html
US to announce 'certain decisions' on China on Friday: Trump

The US would announce 'certain decisions' on China on Friday, President Donald Trump has said as he emphasised that Beijing should have stopped the coronavirus at the source. Led by the US,...

29 May 05:54 4118436626035446954.html
Federations To Receive Kshs20 Million COVID-19 Support Fund From Caf

Caf has approved Kshs 1.1billion Coronavirus pandemic support fund to be distributed to its member associations.Each of the 54 members of Caf, the Africa's football body, including the Football Ke

29 May 08:41 KahawaTungu 3304128543225942372.html
Trudeau weighs easing U.S. travel ban and speaks out on race

Canada is considering making some exceptions to the travel ban in place with the U.S. to allow spouses, children and parents of its citizens and permanent residents to rejoin their families, Justin Trudeau said.

29 May 18:08 BNN 3833521688144809528.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
North Koreans charged in wide-ranging $3.7B sanctions-busting scheme

The indictment, unsealed on Thursday in Washington's federal court, is believed to be the largest criminal enforcement action ever brought against North Korea.

29 May 02:11 The Age 7967730562455755745.html
‘This shouldn’t be normal’: Obama comments on George Floyd killing

Former President Barack Obama responded Friday to the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, writing in a statement that disparate treatment “for millions of Americans . . .

29 May 17:49 New York Post 7654946767587847253.html
Indian economy grew at just 3.1% in January-March quarter, the slowest in 11 years

Output of eight core industries, meanwhile, declined by a whopping 38.1% in April, as against 9% in March.

29 May 12:32 8669301694011037395.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
Official UK death toll rises to 38,161 after another 324 die

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health this afternoon, and consist of deaths in all settings including care homes.

29 May 17:04 Metro 970161747062126725.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
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
Mexico’s other epidemic: Murdered women

In Mexico City, feminist groups spray-painted the names of Mexico's murdered women on the pavement of the Zócalo, the capital city's enormous main square, during the International Women's Day March.

29 May 12:24 The Conversation 6012421227363149762.html
No ban, but reduction of flights: J.C. Madhuswamy

Bengaluru: The State Government has requested the Civil Aviation Ministry to reduce the number of flights from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan to Karnataka in view of the high number of COVID-19 cases prevalent there. In a clarification issued to media, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs J.C. Madhuswamy has said that...

29 May 13:13 Star of Mysore 1698039377019771335.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
Jim Acosta Once Again Has Dumb Question at White House Briefing... then Kayleigh McEnany Responds

During the White House briefing Thursday afternoon, CNN's Jim Acosta

29 May 00:30 Townhall 6083908946804453862.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
Petition calling for UK PM's aide to be sacked passes one million signatures

LONDON (Reuters) - A petition calling for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest aide to be sacked after he took a long-distance journey during the country’s coronavirus lockdown has been signed by more than one million people.

29 May 17:14 Reuters 8334514179804083400.html
Bulgaria to end quarantine on travel from most of EU

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria will lift an obligatory 14-day quarantine from June 1 for travellers from most European Union countries, but not those states with the biggest coronavirus outbreaks, the government announced on Friday.

29 May 17:28 Reuters 8334514180921589017.html
'When the looting starts, the shooting starts': Trump weighs in on Minneapolis protests

Protesters set a police precinct building on fire in Minneapolis as riots spread to neighbouring St Paul, amid anger over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody.

29 May 07:31 WAtoday 6806590899365404869.html
Highest per-day spike of 827 positive cases in Tamil Nadu, death toll up to 145

Migrants and returnees account for more than 100 positives on Thursday

29 May 06:04 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363853301509.html
MeECL staff strike on June 1

 SHILLONG: The MeECL employees and engineers will take part in the national protest day on June 1 against the proposed amendment to Electricity Bill 2020 and privatisation.In a letter to Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday, the All MeSEB Un

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878540814661.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
After several deaths on special trains, Piyush Goyal urges people to travel ‘only when necessary’

The Railways sought cooperation from all passengers, saying safety is their biggest concern.

29 May 06:38 8669301692606759003.html
Covid-19 : With 11 more positive, active cases jump above 100 in Nagpur

Nagpur: As many as 11 people including a Mahadula based man who returned from Bihar tested positive for novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) on Friday. Five out of them belonged to Pachpaoli quarantine centre, two from Naik Talav, one each from Tanga Stand, Seva Sadan Building and Bhagwan Nagar. Following this development the cases of virus […]

29 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904107328827468.html
Renault to cut 15,000 jobs

Carmaker Renault said on Friday that it would cut nearly 15,000 jobs, including 4,600 at its core French operations, as it seeks to steer out of a cash crunch exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568155724037.html
Twitter flags Trump for “glorifying violence” in “looting starts, shooting starts” tweet

Unrest in Minneapolis meets the president’s ongoing war on social media.

29 May 11:43 Vox 6416095789618186772.html
“We’re a country with an open wound”: Joe Biden condemns the police killing of George Floyd

The presumptive Democratic nominee called for every American to grapple with the country’s systemic racism.

29 May 19:40 Vox 6416095788029689808.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
EU says Hong Kong decision damages trust with China

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments expressed “grave concern” on Friday over China’s security law for Hong Kong, the EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell said following a video meeting of the bloc’s 27 foreign ministers.

29 May 13:16 Reuters 8334514180310956140.html
Maharashtra: SP MLA booked for protest, ‘inciting’ people

Stating that the voice of public representatives was being stifled, Abu Asim Azmi said on Friday that he held the protest to highlight the high-handedness of the police and raise concerns over the functioning of the government.

29 May 20:25 The Indian Express 2885715103818909109.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
The NBA has its target return date: July 31

The NBA is next in line for a comeback. Days after the NHL announced its plan for a 24-team playoff tournament, NBA commissioner Adam Silver informed the board of governors that the league is

29 May 19:36 New York Post 7654946767734142959.html
Taylor Swift Tweets Directly at Trump: ‘We Will Vote You Out in November’

Responding to President Donald Trump’s threats of violence against protestors in Minneapolis, Taylor Swift tweeted, “We will vote you out in November,” her strongest statement yet on the 2020 election.

29 May 16:32 VULTURE 2718750545639446670.html
Migrant crisis: Labourer’s body found lying in toilet of special train four days after he boarded it

The Jhansi-Gorakhpur train left Jhansi on May 23 and reached Gorakhpur on May 24. However, the worker’s body was found on May 27 in the railway yard.

29 May 17:32 8669301693457930650.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
Twitter hides Trump’s Minneapolis tweet and labels it for ‘glorifying violence’

Twitter has placed a warning label over a tweet by President Trump that seemed to call for violence against protestors in Minneapolis.

29 May 08:41 VentureBeat 6273363636677585388.html
Trump's family tries to clean up his mess by tweeting wildly inconsistent calls for peace

Their messages conflict with Trump's call for violence.

29 May 17:24 Mashable 5336625362114696940.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
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
COVID-19 tally in Dharavi goes up to 1,715 with 41 new cases

The tally of COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, Mumbai's largest slum, rose to 1,715 on Friday after 41 more people tested positive for the infection, an official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. No new death was reported in Dharavi, due to which the toll remained unchanged at 70, the

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783231872949983.html
Barack Obama on George Floyd: 'Bigotry' in USA 'Maddeningly Normal'

Barack Obama on Friday weighed in on George Floyd, saying in a statement that his death "shouldn't be 'normal' in 2020 America." 

29 May 16:39 Breitbart 3148363492243868200.html
Life and death in lockdown: Pictures from around India

Restrictions confining people to their homes entered the 66 day on Friday as the number of coronavirus cases steadily increases.

29 May 00:00 Business-Standard 1502508925049040778.html
Maharashtra To Soon Announce Covid-19 Package To Tide Over Crisis: Ajit Pawar

“We’re facing an economic crisis and we want to find a way out,” Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar says.

29 May 13:57 Bloomberg | Quint 7403450740268048434.html
Cristiano Ronaldo expecting baby no.5 as partner Georgina appears to be pregnant

Cristiano Ronaldo's Georgina partner Georgina appears to be pregnant with her second child. The 26-year-old shared a picture but found a way to hide her bump.

29 May 12:18 Legit 3764253650093207903.html
India reports GDP growth for January-March quarter at 3.1%; 4.2% for FY20

India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed to 3.1 per cent in January-March quarter, official data showed on Friday.

29 May 13:04 The Statesman 1191309782474209857.html
Goa CM bats for lockdown extension; wants malls, gyms to open

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said the current phase of lockdown, slated to end on May 31, should be extended till June 15 considering the overall COVID-19 scenario in the country, where the case count has crossed the 1.6 lakh-mark. Sawant, who spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233002333605.html
Thailand to further ease restrictions, shorten curfew hours

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will next week shorten curfew hours and ease restrictions on more businesses, the government said on Friday, in response to its low numbers of locally transmitted cases of the coronavirus.

29 May 07:00 Reuters 8334514181058876326.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
Philipe Lins gets quick turnaround, meets Tanner Boser at June 27 UFC event

Philipe Lins agreed to another UFC fight less than two weeks after his debut loss to Andrei Arlovski.

29 May 17:00 MMA FIGHTING 2898528045360228519.html
Triple murder case: High drama outside Tejashwi Yadav’s home as police say no to Gopalganj visit

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav left his Patna residence on Friday to meet kin of victims in Gopalganj case. The RJD leader was, however, stopped by the police for violating lockdown.

29 May 06:09 India Today 4286117814041069417.html
After row with Twitter, Trump signs executive order preventing online censorship

"In a country that has long cherished the freedom of expression, we cannot allow a limited number of online platforms to hand pick the speech that Americans may access and convey on the internet. This practice is fundamentally un-American and anti-democratic," the executive order stated.

29 May 04:28 DNA India 7533428661849842504.html
Young Minneapolis mayor in spotlight after police killing, protests

(Reuters) - 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 23:54 Reuters 8334514181089676567.html
Singapore-China to open essential travel corridor in early June

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and China plan to reopen essential travel for business and official purposes between the two countries early next month, they said in a joint statement on Friday.

29 May 14:50 Reuters 8334514180078205654.html
Delhi records 82 deaths in 24 hours, Kejriwal govt alleges delay in reporting

Due to late reporting by the hospitals where the patients died, it appears that the deaths happened on a single day, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia explained.

29 May 13:23 The New Indian Express 4718288654978613291.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
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
Twitter attaches disclaimer to Donald Trump's Minneapolis tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter said on Friday that one of US President Donald Trump's tweets on Minneapolis protests had breached its rules about "glorifying violence."

29 May 08:03 India Today 4286117813071820957.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
George Floyd death: Minnesota police arrest African-American CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and led him and three crew members away in handcuffs.

29 May 11:40 Firstpost 4760741712024380286.html
NCAA offers plan to bring athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a detailed plan -- offered as guidance, consistent with federal and local public health guidelines -- to help schools bring athletes back to campus.

29 May 17:38 7331508222690549087.html
COVID-19: Pakistan’s largest religious education board hints at resuming teaching activities

Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan says admissions for the new academic year would start from June 2

29 May 00:00 9037559357487304470.html
Safari park's luxury lodges opening delayed until Easter 2021

The opening of West Midland Safari Park's new luxury lodges has been delayed until next year due to coronavirus.

29 May 05:00 Express & Star 7324224460847781207.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
Low Q4 growth telling commentary on economic mismanagement of BJP govt: Chidambaram

India's economic growth slowed to 3.1 per cent in January-March and to an 11-year low of 4.2 per cent for the full fiscal 2019-20 amid a drop in consumption and investment.

29 May 20:12 The Financial Express 1288289580623480782.html
WHO, 37 countries launch alliance to share tools to battle COVID-19

ZURICH (Reuters) - Thirty-seven countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) appealed on Friday for common ownership of vaccines, medicines and diagnostic tools to tackle the global coronavirus pandemic, taking aim at patent laws they fear could become a barrier to sharing crucial supplies.

29 May 18:31 Reuters 8334514180102872416.html
US to announce 'certain decisions' on China on Friday: Donald Trump

"It's a very sad situation. It should have never happened. China should have stopped it at the source, but they didn't do that," Trump says

29 May 07:28 Business-Standard 1502508925666909335.html
At AIIMS, 206 cases among healthcare workers but most have recovered

The country’s top medical institute has a manpower of 20,000 people, which includes administration, faculty, doctors, nurses, paramedics, as well as outsourced workers.

29 May 19:48 The Indian Express 2885715105229826780.html
EU extends sanctions against Syrian regime

The EU Council on Thursday extended restrictive measures against the Syrian regime. "The EU remains committed to using every tool at its disposal to push for a political solution to the conflict that would benefit all Syrians and put an end to the ongoing...

29 May 05:10 EUobserver 625925298826658788.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
Trump attacked Twitter after it restricted his post for 'glorifying violence' and said the company is unfairly targeting him

The president called for Congress to repeal Section 230, which gives web platforms legal protections, as his dispute with Twitter escalated.

29 May 13:08 Business Insider 6060062400092690250.html
'People all across this country are enraged and rightly so': Biden reacts to George Floyd's 'brutal death' and calls it a reminder of systemic racism

"Everyday African Americans go about their lives with constant anxiety and trauma of wondering, 'Will I be next?'" the former vice president said.

29 May 06:52 Business Insider 6060062401256553381.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
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
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
Public health emergency extended in Georgia, more businesses allowed to reopen

Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday extended the public health emergency in Georgia to July 12 and loosened some restrictions on various businesses.

29 May 19:00 Washington Examiner 4625792332591602670.html
Taylor Swift Calls Out Donald Trump Directly for “Stoking the Fires of White Supremacy and Racism”

She even tagged him in her tweet, a first for a singer once criticized for being politically silent.

29 May 05:07 Cosmopolitan 7158263393856286495.html
Saskatchewan NDP calls for amnesty, consistent enforcement on COVID-19 fines

Ryan Meili says people are getting inconsistent messages from Saskatchewan Party Premier Scott Moe

29 May 18:19 The Globe and Mail 68426410127670821.html
Here's the list of outperforming stocks rising most since lockdown

Eight leading promoter-controlled business houses have emerged as the new Corona warriors for the stock market

29 May 00:00 Business-Standard 1502508925337671879.html
Golf in 11th hour discussions with minister to get green light to open

GolfRSA stated that they are still in going talks with the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture and insisted that golf courses will not be allowed to open.

29 May 19:05 Sport 682566034221569579.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
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
Little Boy Throws Prom For His Nanny As Hers Gets Cancelled; Watch Video

Aww, this is the sweetest thing ever!

29 May 12:52 Storypick 1893184248772712604.html
At Least 7 People Shot in Louisville, KY, During Protests Against Police

At least seven people were shot during Thursday night in Louisville, Kentucky, after protests began against police. 

29 May 14:21 Breitbart 3148363490805094596.html
Women executives demand three month extension of free childcare

'Every woman who is offered a shift needs to be able to take that without any barrier, the barrier of childcare for women is significant for many, many households.'

29 May 01:21 Brisbane Times 2314609340029278037.html
Women executives demand three month extension of free childcare

'Every woman who is offered a shift needs to be able to take that without any barrier, the barrier of childcare for women is significant for many, many households.'

29 May 01:21 The Age 7967730563010205525.html
Portugal approves third phase of lockdown exit, Lisbon takes it slow

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal gave the green light on Friday to the third phase of its lockdown exit, but some restrictions will remain in Lisbon due to localised outbreaks in industrial hubs and outskirts.

29 May 18:34 Reuters 8334514181377500614.html
Former Rajasthan BJP chief Bhanwar Lal Sharma passes away

BJP state president Satish Poonia consoled Sharma’s family members at his residence and termed the death as a personal loss for him and the party.

29 May 19:10 The New Indian Express 4718288654072482423.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
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
One in five people visiting UK will be monitored with random phone calls

No plans have been announced to deter the 80 per cent of arrivals who aren't selected for monitoring from breaking quarantine.

29 May 13:48 Metro 970161747009956247.html
‘If you can talk, you can breathe’: Mississippi mayor ripped over George Floyd killing remarks

Hal Marx, mayor of Petal, weighed in on viral video footage that shows Floyd, who was black, saying “I can’t breath” while a white Minneapolis police officer pins him to the ground by his neck.

29 May 18:05 New York Post 7654946767783565567.html
Women executives demand three month extension of free childcare

'Every woman who is offered a shift needs to be able to take that without any barrier, the barrier of childcare for women is significant for many, many households.'

29 May 01:21 WAtoday 6806590900475467605.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
Boston Marathon cancelled for first time in its 124-year history; 2021 edition slated for 19 April

The Boston Marathon, originally scheduled for 20 April, was initially postponed in March and rescheduled for 14 September

29 May 01:39 Firstpost 4760741712286869436.html
Ali Zaidi filed a contempt of court petition for failing to make JIT reports public

Federal Minister of Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has filed a contempt of court petition in the Sindh High Court for failing to make the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) reports public.

29 May 00:00 Daily Times 746661314555296580.html
Indian Microlending Firm SATYA MicroCapital Ltd Secures Over $13 Million in Equity Funding from Tokyo’s Gojo & Co.

SATYA MicroCapital Ltd, a fast-growing micro-lending firm based in India, has secured INR 105 crore (appr. $13.85 million) in equity funding from Gojo & Com

29 May 03:20 Crowdfund Insider 6834688073812805010.html
Trump claims his 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts' remarks weren't a call to violence but instead a 'fact'

Trump's tweet, which was in reference to unrest in Minneapolis, was flagged as violating Twitter's rules.

29 May 19:37 Business Insider 6060062400998312808.html
Now, a new record every day: Telangana records 158 new Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

Telangana's toll in the pandemic has now risen to 67

29 May 06:14 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363745912388.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
Iran reports most new cases in nearly 2 months

The health ministry confirms 2,819 new coronavirus cases across the country in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall total to 146,668

29 May 12:55 Rappler 1882105643758021714.html
Shots fired during ‘tense’ George Floyd protests in Denver

Shots were fired at a George Floyd demonstration in Denver Thursday evening, with one protester filmed being run over after an altercation with a driver. The shooting occurred in a park across the

29 May 03:18 New York Post 7654946767917861103.html
AU, UN Officials Voice Outrage at Death of Man in Police Custody in Minnesota

Graphic video of Floyd's arrest Monday shows a white police officer kneeling on his neck, with Floyd pleading to be allowed to breathe

29 May 20:45 VOA Zimbabwe 262570846819132201.html
UK business confidence matches 2008 low in May - Lloyds Bank

LONDON — British business confidence fell to its lowest since the 2008 financial crisis in May, according to a survey for Lloyds Bank which contrasts with other surveys which have shown a small improvement since the initial shock of the coronavirus lockdown.

29 May 05:52 Financial Post 2379081491937329709.html
Biden Veepstakes Take Bad Turn as Scandals Hit Klobuchar, Whitmer

Two women reportedly on Joe Biden's shortlist for VP have been hit with major scandals that could cripple their chances. | Politics

29 May 01:26 Breitbart 3148363491805672547.html
Protesters Are Defending Themselves After Being Criticised For Rioting Over George Floyd’s Death

Americans across the country are protesting after the death of George Floyd, and are pushing back against criticism of the rioting.

29 May 04:09 Junkee 6829486443130234367.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
Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and led him and three crew members away in handcuffs.

29 May 12:14 India Today 4286117813146007091.html
‘You’re going to die, it’s a trap’ – Julius Malema slams South Africa’s decision to open churches

Julius Malema on Thursday harshly criticized the decision of the South African government to reopen religious institutions,

29 May 13:00 Face2Face Africa 5878198130696177104.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 4290135092872128165.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
George Floyd death: CNN journalists arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests live on air

Late Thursday in Minneapolis, cheering protesters torched a police station that the department abandoned as three days of violent protests spread following the death of George Floyd.

29 May 16:13 The New Indian Express 4718288654484013290.html
People are becoming more aware of Covid-19’s global impact, Idris Elba says

The actor spoke during an online briefing organised by the World Economic Forum.

29 May 19:17 Shropshire Star 3480199993305618850.html
Lockdown 5.0: Amit Shah meets PM Modi after talk with chief ministers on future course

Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday visited PM Modi to discuss the future course of the nationwide lockdown as Lockdown 4.0 nears an end.

29 May 07:44 India Today 4286117812569391944.html
Bajrang leader, 3 others booked for 'assaulting' boy, forcing him to chant "Jai Sriram" in Karnataka

 A 25-year old local Bajrang Dal leader and three minor boys have been booked on charges of threatening and assaulting a boy and forcing him to chant 'Jai Sriram' in Dakshina Kannada district in

29 May 15:50 Deccan Herald 2027555797573406493.html
Italy records 87 new coronavirus deaths, 516 new cases

ROME (Reuters) - Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 87 on Friday, against 70 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases fell to 516 from 593 on Thursday.

29 May 16:07 Reuters 8334514179952687084.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
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
Costa Group CEO Harry Debney to bow out

After a volatile decade including a public float in 2015, a profit wipeout in 2019 and steady navigation through COVID-19, the boss is departing.

29 May 02:34 Australian Financial Review 3974284487429636303.html
Twitter posts warning on official White House tweet

Twitter placed a warning on a tweet from the official White House account Friday that mirrored one it has placed on an identical tweet from Trump's account that threatened violence against looters in

29 May 15:09 TheHill 355432918776953118.html
Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla dies at hospital in Gujarat

The reason for his death remains unclear, though some reports said it was due to Covid-19.

29 May 14:05 8669301694175956535.html
Facebook has done nothing with a Trump post that threatens shooting Minneapolis protesters even as Twitter hides it for 'glorifying violence'

On Friday morning, President Trump threatened protesters in Minneapolis via Twitter and Facebook. But only one platform censored his threat.

29 May 15:11 Business Insider 6060062400514666290.html
Trump Defends Controversial ‘Shooting’ Tweet, And White House Claims Twitter Admits Mistake

Trump attempted to clarify a controversial tweet Friday afternoon, claiming that “nobody should have any problem with this other than the haters.”

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531786059372.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 9037559356404823476.html
West Bengal reports 7 more COVID-19 fatalities, death toll crosses 300

West Bengal reported seven more COVID-19 fatalities on Friday, pushing the death toll due to the disease in the state beyond the 300-mark.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568059473684.html
A Tokyo Hospital Is Livestreaming Surgeries in Virtual Reality

The Tokyo Women's Medical University started livestreaming surgery in virtual reality as a COVID-19 safety measure that may make education more accessible.

29 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510288364666434.html
Frydenberg talks markets to US Treasury secretary

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has spoken to US Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin about the rebound in equity markets and the stabilisation of credit markets.

29 May 00:45 Australian Financial Review 3974284486973699993.html
Donald Trump Contacts Members of George Floyd's Family

President Donald Trump said Friday at the White House that he spoke with family members of George Floyd who died in Minnesota.

29 May 23:35 Breitbart 3148363492426942114.html
England ask 55 players to return for training

A group of 55 England cricketers have been asked to return to training to prepare for the start of the English summer season that was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the England and Wales Cricket

29 May 16:45 Deccan Herald 2027555797145691845.html
Tencent in talks to buy Warner Music stake: report

The listing by the world’s third-largest recording label could potentially be the largest New York IPO so far in 2020.

29 May 19:25 The Globe and Mail 68426411474095389.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
Google's new AR tool will visualise social distancing for you

But it's only for Android users

29 May 12:39 Metro 970161748422436643.html
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir's father's SUV stolen from outside his home in Delhi

An SUV belonging to east Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir's father was stolen from outside their home here in central Delhi's Rajinder Nagar, police said on Friday. Deepak Gambhir, the Bharatiya Janta Party

29 May 13:56 Deccan Herald 2027555797625465391.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
Investor group allowed to buy Grindr from Chinese firm for $620M

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech said on Friday that a US national security panel approved the $620 million sale of popular gay dating app Grindr to an investor group called San Vicente

29 May 18:41 New York Post 7654946767456528010.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 2308610107972687405.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 8669301692255309171.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
Snags in Kerala's liquor app triggers corruption allegation

With technical snags in the mobile app for liquor sale in Kerala remaining unresolved for the second day, opposition Congress alleged of irregularities and demanded a vigilance probe.

29 May 18:56 Deccan Herald 2027555796592906247.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 2308610107134129029.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 6446904418939525768.html
No better time to show your humanity: Yuvraj Singh urges everyone to join fight against Covid-19

Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has urged everyone to stay safe with cases on the rise in India.

29 May 12:57 India Today 4286117813990181540.html
Consumer discretionary stocks in the spotlight as U.S. economy reopens

A gradual lifting of lockdowns in some states has stirred hopes for a bounce back for the retailers that make up much of the sector

29 May 12:53 The Globe and Mail 68426410564748733.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
Black CNN reporter, crew released after live arrest covering Minneapolis riots

Police arrested a black CNN correspondent and his crew broadcasting live from the US city of Minneapolis early Friday while covering unrest sparked by the death of a black man at the hands of law enf…

29 May 12:52 France 24 5635134570496772754.html
Cairns boy dead after alleged scuffle in suburban park

Police say the 12-year-old boy was involved in a physical altercation between two groups in a Cairns suburb when he fell to the ground unconscious.

29 May 00:54 The Age 7967730561877919989.html
Budget deficit hits $40b and still rising

The federal budget deficit had blown out to $40 billion by the end of April, as coronavirus emergency spending began to kick in and tax revenue was squeezed.

29 May 06:20 Australian Financial Review 3974284487855999377.html
Don't copy Dominic Cummings – MP in plea to public after lockdown rule breach fiasco

Kilmarnock and Loudoun MP Alan Brown hit out this week at Mr Cummings who is a special adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

29 May 13:48 dailyrecord 552235478903208447.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
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
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
Minneapolis Mayor to Rioters: Practice Social Distancing, Wear Masks

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey requested that protesters practice social distancing and wear masks to reduce coronavirus transmission.

29 May 05:30 Breitbart 3148363490941318842.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
Golden Knights offer refunds to single-game ticket holders

The Golden Knights said in an email they will refund single-game ticket holders for the final four regular-season games that will not be played at T-Mobile Arena.

29 May 17:35 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837414608301.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 8669301693931536121.html
Turkey to partially lift COVID-19 restrictions on June 1

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a series of restrictions, which were previously imposed to curb the COVID-19 pandemic

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566784687206.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
George Floyd killing: Minneapolis protests escalate

Angry crowds set a police precinct on fire as protests continue over the police killing of a handcuffed black man. The Minnesota governor has called on the national guard and a local emergency has been declared.

29 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934689679128631.html
Dr. Michael Baden to perform independent autopsy on George Floyd

Former New York City chief medical examiner Michael Baden will conduct an independent autopsy on George Floyd following his death after being pinned by a Minneapolis police officer. Dr. Michael Baden,

29 May 20:58 New York Post 7654946768183964758.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
Russia Postpones BRICS Summit to Later Date

The summits of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states have been postponed from July to a later date, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Kremlin press service said on May 27. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), established in 2001, brings together China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, […]

29 May 03:00 Modern Diplomacy 4563921198277343822.html
Twitter hides Trump tweet from public, says it glorifies violence

It came just hours after Trump signed an executive order threatening Silicon Valley social media firms with new regulations over free speech.

29 May 15:18 The Financial Express 1288289581539516352.html
Cairns boy dead after alleged scuffle in suburban park

Police say the 12-year-old boy was involved in a physical altercation between two groups in a Cairns suburb when he fell to the ground unconscious.

29 May 00:54 WAtoday 6806590899343182069.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
Fans left staring at blank screen as Kayo crashes on NRL's return

Foxtel's streaming service Kayo Sports left fans frustrated with many unable to view the first pay-TV game of the NRL since the COVID-19 pandemic shut the season down in March. 

29 May 09:07 Brisbane Times 2314609338335439416.html
Fans left staring at blank screen as Kayo crashes on NRL's return

Foxtel's streaming service Kayo Sports left fans frustrated with many unable to view the first pay-TV game of the NRL since the COVID-19 pandemic shut the season down in March. 

29 May 09:07 WAtoday 6806590898781628984.html
Fans left staring at blank screen as Kayo crashes on NRL's return

Foxtel's streaming service Kayo Sports left fans frustrated with many unable to view the first pay-TV game of the NRL since the COVID-19 pandemic shut the season down in March. 

29 May 09:07 The Age 7967730561316366904.html
Acholi MPs want Elegu town put under quarantine for 21 days

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Acholi want the government to put Elegu town council in Amuru district under quarantine for 21 days. According to the MPs, following the emergence of several cases of truck drivers testing positive at the Elegu border post between Uganda and South Sudan, there could be …

29 May 16:40 The Independent Uganda: 5099025990211777434.html
The Government Will Refund Millions Of Dollars To People Affected By Robodebt

Around $721 million is expected to be refunded to people who were affected by the government's disastrous robodebt scheme.

29 May 06:12 Junkee 6829486442216175896.html
Crep Protect Releases Video to Spread Social Distancing Message

Filmed on the empty streets of London.

29 May 14:17 HYPEBEAST 3806037269428573635.html
COVID-19: Buhari issue an order for free access into Kogi - NMA

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to issue an order for the granting of free access to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Kgo state.

29 May 16:39 Legit 3764253650780485187.html
Jamie Foxx Joins Protest in Minnesota: 'God Bless George and His Family'

Actor-singer Jamie Foxx joined a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Friday in solidarity over the death of George Floyd. Foxx offered condolences and urged calm alongside Floyd's longtime friend, retired NBA player Stephen Jackson.

29 May 22:13 Breitbart 3148363492687252714.html
Corona takes big leap in Nagpur : 46 cases in single day, Naik Talao new hot-spot

Nagpur: As many as 46 people including a Mahadula resident man who returned from Bihar, tested positive for novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) on Friday. Most of them belonged to Naik Talao vicinity, where 15 members of a family tested positive for the virus borne disease. Besides, several cases from Pachpaoli quarantine centre, Tanga Stand, Seva […]

29 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904107000356294.html
CNN reporter arrested on live TV after George Floyd protests in Minneapolis | VIDEO

Police in Minneapolis arrested CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and crew while live on air as they reported on the unrest in Minneapolis over the killing of a black man, George Floyd, in police custody on Friday morning.

29 May 11:48 ABC7 New York 7327811149284692718.html
George Floyd’s encounter with Minneapolis police shown in new video

The footage, which has been circulating on social media, was shot from the opposite side of the street from where Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck.

29 May 11:43 New York Post 7654946767652600613.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
D-backs cut about quarter of staff with layoffs, furloughs

The Arizona Diamondbacks have laid off or furloughed about one-quarter of the team’s employees because of lost revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic. The organization made the moves on Friday....

29 May 16:30 The Seattle Times 9121942837177759607.html
Twitter hides Trump’s tweet ‘glorifying violence’ as face-off continues

Twitter has flagged a tweet from United States President Donald Trump which it said violated its rules about "glorifying violence."

29 May 09:51 TheCable 7513571675472869916.html
South Africa to open up economy from June under eased lockdown regulations

South Africa will allow most economic sectors including mining and manufacturing to fully resume operations from next month as the country further

29 May 12:38 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299385825223.html
Centre likely to retain limited role and allow states have more say after Lockdown 4.0

The central government may, however, advise state authorities to continue with strict curbs in COVID-19 containment zones in the worst-affected 30 municipal areas that account for 80 per cent of the positive cases in the country. These 30 municipal areas are from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh,

29 May 12:30 Oneindia 2023829372174488664.html
CoCT urges Dlamini-Zuma to consider opening parks, beaches

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato said that there'd been calls by residents to open recreational areas.

29 May 00:00 2308610107453445715.html
SA's Frittelli won't defend John Deere PGA title as event is cancelled

The John Deere Classic, in position to be the first PGA Tour event to be played with spectators since the coronavirus pandemic, has been cancelled.

29 May 06:38 Sport 682566035768444130.html
India rejects US mediation in Ladakh standoff, reiterates China issue is bilateral

China too, in a statement on Friday, rejected any US mediation.

29 May 20:38 The Asian Age 2126266545599698669.html
One more COVID-19 death in Kerala; 62 new cases reported

A health worker, two cabin crew of Air India Express and two prisoners were among the 62 who tested positive in Kerala on Friday, taking the total tally of infections in the state to 1,150.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567636409620.html
Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

WASHINGTON - Police in Minneapolis released a CNN reporter who was led off in handcuffs along with his film crew while reporting live on television early Friday morning during violent protests in the city.

29 May 14:07 The Peninsula 1202843882391883856.html
Minneapolis Apple store targeted during protests

Apple's Minneapolis store has been damaged during protests, in what appears to have been a targeted attack.

29 May 13:11 iMore 3803412790107816880.html
CBSE cautions people against fictitious officials

CBSE advised its students, teachers to remain vigilant to save themselves from being cheated.

29 May 06:33 The Indian Express 2885715103738969025.html
CNN crew covering racial unrest arrested in Minneapolis

CNN posts a footage of correspondent Omar Jimenez speaking calmly to police with batons and riot helmets, then being handcuffed and taken away

29 May 12:38 Rappler 1882105642156779224.html
Sweden now has highest deaths per head worldwide after rejecting lockdown

Sweden has pulled ahead of Brazil, which as at the heart of the current global pandemic, although most countries now have similar death rates per head.

29 May 17:38 Metro 970161748156016493.html
People are becoming more aware of Covid-19’s global impact, Idris Elba says

The actor spoke during an online briefing organised by the World Economic Forum.

29 May 19:17 Express & Star 7324224460851796386.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 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
CNN reporter arrested, released covering Minneapolis protests

A CNN reporter and his crew were arrested and released by police in Minneapolis early Friday, after a night of continued protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was handcuffed on the ground while police knelt on his back and neck.

29 May 13:29 BNN 3833521687836538444.html
Taliban kill 14 Afghan forces days after Eid truce

Taliba­n yet to offici­ally extend or end cease-fire, resume key talks with govern­ment for prison­ers' swap

29 May 14:15 The Express Tribune 1105816786150987266.html
Taylor Swift calls out Donald Trump for stoking white supremacy, promises to vote him out

"You have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence?"

29 May 16:30 Mashable 5336625364154671173.html
Trump’s Decision To Withdraw Critical Funding from WHO Could Cost Lives

President Trump’s decision to cut ties with the World Health Organization is a callous act that will undercut the global effort to eradicate COVID-19

29 May 00:00 Amnesty International USA 7232870793971548982.html
District hosp of Bageshwar to treat Covid patients

The Covid-19 patients of Bageshwar district would now be treated in the district itself. In an order, the secretary medical health and family welfare, Amit Negi said that district hospital (DH) Bageshwar would now function as dedicated Covid hospital. The trauma hospital of the DH has been notified

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233574867070.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
Obama’s George Floyd statement calls for a “new normal” for black Americans

"This shouldn’t be normal in 2020 America."

29 May 17:43 Vox 6416095788447696910.html
Twitter hides Trump's Minneapolis tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Trump threat­ened to shut down social media compan­ies after Twitte­r labele­d two of his tweets mislea­ding

29 May 09:22 The Express Tribune 1105816786208855127.html
ACLU: Trump’s ‘Looting’ and 'Shooting' Tweet Suggested That Law Enforcement ‘Should Literally Murder Protestors’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Friday denounced President Donald Trump’s incendiary tweets concerning the civil unrest in Minneapolis, saying that the president was “directing the national guard to murder protestors.”

29 May 12:05 Law & Crime 7990899036404365298.html
Probe opens into B’desh hospital fire

Dhaka : The Bangladesh Fire Service has formed a four-member panel to investigate a fire that burned down the isolation unit and killed five patients, including three COVID-19 positive, at the United Hospital in Dhaka, it was reported on Thursday.The

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878460966204.html
West Side Story's Rachel Zegler quits TikTok for 'blocking BLM hashtags'

The app has denied the claims.

29 May 16:50 Metro 970161748652581692.html
Appeal from Ministry of Railways to passengers

Indian Railways has been running Shramik special Trains on a daily basis throughout the country to ensure that migrants can travel back to their homes.

29 May 05:26 Free Press Journal 9080771786854898826.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
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
Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

[The stream is slated to start at 1:00 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]

29 May 16:43 CNBC 7787100275704365152.html
George Floyd protests: Minneapolis police station set afire

AP Minneapolis Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station that the department abandoned as three days of violent protests spread to nearby S

29 May 15:38 The Navhind Times 3656927215649563969.html
Cele: Alcohol sale doesn’t mean people should break the law

The minister said people should stick to the times and days when alcohol would be sold during level 3 regulations.

29 May 00:00 2308610107959444136.html
Rescue team finds a dead body drifting in Wadi Arzat: ROP

The rescue team managed to find a body of citizen drifting in Wadi Arzat.

29 May 18:35 Times of Oman 5168079154870997811.html
Now US president informs about mood of our PM, India truly at global stage: Prashant Kishor

Not just Kishor but many from the opposition including senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have demanded transparency regarding the ongoing border tension between India and China. 

29 May 08:25 India Today 4286117813896520956.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
Cruz calls for criminal investigation into Twitter over alleged Iranian sanction violations

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Friday called on the Trump administration to open a criminal investigation into allegations that Twitter had violated U.S. sanctions on Iran.

29 May 16:22 TheHill 355432918801759598.html
New Google tool helps you enforce social distancing with your camera

Google has launched a new experimental web-app dubbed Sodar that uses augmented reality to help you enforce social distancing in public.

29 May 06:16 Android Authority 5968532817086080986.html
National Backs Businesses With $10k JobStart

National will provide a $10,000 cash payment to businesses that hire additional staff as part of our commitment to keeping New Zealanders in jobs, National Party Leader Todd Muller and Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith have announced.

29 May 12:31 SCOOP 5315658999565250490.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
Watch: SpaceX prototype Starship rocket just exploded in a big fireball

SpaceX’s Starship SN4 prototype launch vehicle just exploded in a huge fireball during a static fire test in Boca Chica, Texas. While the Starship spacecraft is still early in development, th…

29 May 19:47 Boing Boing 4601305168762041518.html
The Idea of India: Crimes Against Migrants

The Idea of India is HuffPost India’s monthly conversation about how we see ourselves as a people and as a nation.

29 May 07:43 HUFFPOST 6665507017280272107.html
Donald Trump Defends and Explains 'Looting' and 'Shooting' Statement

President Donald Trump defended a statement he made early Friday morning, that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."

29 May 20:00 Breitbart 3148363492133623023.html
No total lockdown on this weekend

There will be no total lockdown in Chhattisgarh in the coming, last weekend of May, the government has decided, while announcing more freedom for shops and businesses and detailed guidelines to improve the quality of life in its quarantine camps. This follows a high-level meeting chaired by Chief

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232731402107.html
Maharashtra govt to soon announce package to tide over crisis: Deputy CM

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday said that the state government will soon announce a financial package to steer the state out of the present economic crisis.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568037742576.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
Former Mets Player Appears To Have Brutally Honest Comment About Tim Tebow

A former New York Mets draft pick appeared to call out the organization and Tim Tebow in a social media post.

29 May 03:08 The Spun 9122471848368655940.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
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
Bansal terms Modi-2.0 anniversary big zero; launches ‘zero hour’

Former Union Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal while launching a social media program called "zero hour", termed the first year of Modi-2.0 government as a big zero. Bansal said, the work of the government seems limited to just two slogans -‘ache din’ and ‘atamnirbhar’- while the people

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233559492607.html
Eerie pictures show an empty Drayton Manor as theme park remains shut

Thrill-seekers currently have to stay away

29 May 09:28 Derbyshire Live 9061707932298674546.html
White US Police Officer Charged with Murder in Black Man's Death

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the charges Friday after he said his office had enough evidence to justify the charges. Freeman did not immediately disclose details but said a criminal complaint would be available later.

29 May 18:47 VOA Zimbabwe 262570846203402275.html
Ex-Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad sacked from own political party

The crisis ended with Muhyiddin, who founded Bersatu with Mahathir before joining a four-party alliance that won 2018 elections, being nominated as the prime minister.

29 May 04:08 The Statesman 1191309782642067694.html
Lockdown extension: States to have more say in Lockdown 5.0, Centre likely to retain limited role

The central government may, however, advise state authorities to continue with strict curbs in COVID-19 containment zones in the worst-affected 30 municipal areas that account for 80 per cent of the positive cases in the country.

29 May 18:16 The Financial Express 1288289580395118074.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
Connecticut woman allegedly spits in face of shopper going wrong way in one-way aisle

A Connecticut woman was arrested for allegedly spitting in the face of a man who was disobeying a supermarket’s one-way aisle direction, a report said. Martine Shanchuk, of Sandy Hook, tried to

29 May 02:17 New York Post 7654946769485657543.html
Huge congestion on Delhi-Gurgaon road after Haryana seals borders over Covid spread

Videos from the Delhi-Gurgaon border showed many cars and vehicles stranded on the Delhi-Gurgaon connecting road after Haryana sealed the borders with Delhi.

29 May 06:22 India Today 4286117812636914487.html
First Solar Stock Set To Surge To Pre-Covid Peak Of $57?

Comparing the trend in First Solar stockover recent months with its performance during and after the Great Recession of 2008, we believe that the stock can potentially gain around 20% once fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak subside, to touch pre-crisis highs of around $57...

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531670239312.html
Franklin Graham’s Charlotte-based chaplains head to Minneapolis in Floyd case

To his 8.6 million Facebook followers, Graham reacted with anger to Floyd’s death.

29 May 23:42 WBTV 6439870257908927583.html
Robinhood Names Surabhi Gupta as VP of Engineering

Robinhood has expanded its Engineering team with the appointment of Surabhi Gupta, who has been named as the Vice President of Engineering.

29 May 07:13 Finance Magnates 8992138266097696111.html
Police seize drugs, $53K cash from northwest Las Vegas home

Las Vegas police recently seized drugs, $53,000 in cash and two guns while serving a search warrant at a northwest Las Vegas home.

29 May 17:31 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836803410048.html
Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd case

Derek Chauvin, the officer who is seen on a bystander's cellphone video kneeling on George Floyd's neck on Monday before he died, has been charged with third-degree murder

29 May 18:54 The Indian Express 2885715105009551032.html
Trump signs executive order on social media cos

Order calls for new regulations on companies’ liability

29 May 16:07 BusinessLine 5283601104062644.html
Obama releases statement on George Floyd: 'For millions of Americans, being treated differently on account of race is tragically, painfully, maddeningly 'normal''

"This shouldn't be 'normal' in 2020 America. It can't be 'normal,'" Obama wrote of the death of George Floyd and racism across the nation.

29 May 16:46 Business Insider 6060062399336884131.html
Premier League restart: Dates, kick-off times, TV schedule and proposal on neutral venues

How the restart will take shape...

29 May 12:50 CaughtOffside 8169236756991197415.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 3698931832445700681.html
Mpilo nurse, three patients catch Covid-19

Four people in Bulawayo including a nurse at Mpilo Central Hospital and a patient who went to the health institution for treatment have tested positive for Covid-19.

29 May 07:18 Nehanda Radio 3802011522914736110.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
Twitter slapped a 'glorifying violence' label on a Trump tweet that threatened George Floyd protesters in Minneapolis with getting shot

Twitter placed a clickthrough block on a tweet by President Donald Trump. The tweet said "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."

29 May 13:46 Business Insider 6060062400239220027.html
Starling Bank lands £40m from existing backers

Starling Bank has raised an additional £40 million in funding from existing backers, adding to its £60 million raise in February, TechCrunch reports.

29 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881035907866518.html
‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Trump threatens to call military into Minneapolis

President Trump early Friday threatened to “get the job done right” to control the violent Minneapolis protests if the city’s mayor doesn’t “get his act...

29 May 14:16 MarketWatch 8975941548390195906.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
‘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
McConnell Vows The Next Stimulus Bill Will Be The Last One

Another round of stimulus checks, more state aid, and extended unemployment benefits are all on the line.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531463934845.html
British Airways may outsource work of 450 redundant employees

Exclusive: airline’s proposals also include closing operation at Heathrow Terminal 3

29 May 09:27 the Guardian 1491978795586729929.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
Greece Will Welcome Tourists Back, But Not Americans

Visitors from nearly 30 countries can travel to Greece as early as June 15

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531128963984.html
Medical certificate required to reenter S. Korea from June

From June, foreign residents of South Korea have to provide a medical certificate showing they do not have symptoms of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, to reenter the country. The ministry said the new disease control policy applies to people leaving the country after June, including long-term residency permit holders. The certificate has to be issued within the...

29 May 08:41 Koreaherald 8029273603846378432.html
All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis

In a letter, the HSE informed nursing interns that they would all be guaranteed a job.

29 May 05:10 6446904418762558594.html
Trump issues a violent ultimatum to protesters

Ex-cop in custody over Floyd’s death

29 May 19:50 The Telegraph 2864094128054866343.html
Big 12 presidents 'committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity' in wake of racial violence

The University of Oklahoma's Joseph Harroz and Big 12 school presidents issued a joint statement Friday afternoon saying the conference is "committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity" in the wake of recent racial violence and protests across the country.

29 May 22:05 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318761987469020.html
Prosecutor says he won’t ‘rush’ to charge cops involved in George Floyd death

A Minnesota prosecutor on Thursday night said there is evidence that does not support criminal charges against the white cop who kneeled on George Floyd before the black man’s death — but later

29 May 01:13 New York Post 7654946768665289895.html
Govt, scientists working to produce COVID-19 test reagents locally

As the demand for screening and testing increased, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize earlier this week warned of a looming testing kit shortage.

29 May 00:00 2308610108335013416.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
‘This sets us back decades’: CMPD Police Chief condemns death of George Floyd at hands of Minneapolis police

Video shows arresting officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on the neck of George Floyd until he was unconscious.

29 May 19:13 WBTV 6439870257354443878.html
Covid-19: India Now Ninth-Worst Hit Country In World With 1,65,799 Cases

The number of COVID-19 cases in India has climbed to 1,65,799, making it the world's ninth worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic

29 May 07:25 Kashmir Observer 1268422869024260254.html
YSR Congress MLA and Sakshi Senior Journalist in Trouble

Notices were also given to 40 supporters of the party and two other journalists.

29 May 13:48 MIRCHI9 6041804859092560164.html
After flak over Shramik, Rlys says only 71 out of 3,840 trains diverted

Over the past few days, at least nine people lost their lives in different Shramik trains, for which the reasons were allegedly lack of supply of food and water

29 May 13:39 Business-Standard 1502508925753049871.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
PSA Forum resumes June 2, with PSC, POC chiefs as guests

The weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum returns on June 2 after a four-month break under a new platform.

29 May 18:00 4715274784768603363.html
Sour Candy: Has Lady Gaga Copied Katy Perry’s 2017 Song Swish Swish? Here’s All You Want To Know

Lady Gaga's latest song Sour Candy from Chromatica album hit the web world yesterday and ranked at the popularity charts immediately. The song which marks Lady Gaga's collaboration with BLACKPINK be

29 May 07:23 Koimoi 5184275670616104728.html
Andrew Cuomo says he stands with protesters after George Floyd’s death

“Enough is enough,” Cuomo said during his daily coronavirus press briefing in New Rochelle, explaining that the Monday death of Floyd -- which has sparked national outrage -- “is not an isolated

29 May 19:29 New York Post 7654946769243946374.html
Yet Another Blow to Jagan Government from the High Court

Immediately after the judgment, N Ramesh Kumar announced coming back to work.

29 May 13:26 MIRCHI9 6041804859904752037.html
Watch: CNN Reporter, Crew Arrested During Live Minneapolis Broadcast

CNN "New Day" on Friday morning cut to correspondent Omar Jimenez as he reported on the scene in Minneapolis after protests turned violent. During the middle of the broadcast, Jimenez and his crew of a cameraman and a producer were all arrested by Minnesota | Clips

29 May 13:45 Breitbart 3148363492827043928.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
What’s Keeping Stocks Afloat? The ‘Microsoft Market’

The tech giant is a mainstay of the industry that lets companies, governments and people navigate disruptions caused by the coronavirus and other threats.

29 May 09:00 4032480122123540691.html
California prison employees suspended over racist remarks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials said Friday that they suspended multiple employees who made racist jokes about the death of an African American man in police custody in...

29 May 17:36 The Seattle Times 9121942836887628267.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
Ethiopia's security forces accused of torture, evictions and killings – report

Prime minister Abiy Ahmed has been lauded for his democratic reforms. But Amnesty International are now urging him to investigate allegations of serious human rights abuses

29 May 05:15 the Guardian 1491978796247776077.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 2308610107752560642.html
Health Ministry: COVID-19 mobile app updated

The citizen will then be asked to answer some questions that determine the infection possibility, she added.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899383505295.html
Odds favor college football season starting on time

Recent developments, including the NCAA lifting its ban on on-campus activities in football and basketball, have given Las Vegas oddsmakers and handicappers newfound optimism.

29 May 02:16 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837586677160.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 8669301693195416385.html
EXPOSED: Presidency Lied, Technical Issues Blanked Out Buhari While Giving Speech During UN Virtual Meeting

...Contrary to Shehu’s claims, the full video of the virtual meeting obtained by SaharaReporters has indeed proven that President Buhari was knocked out of the meeting while still speaking after feeds from Aso Villa failed to get through to other participants of the important event.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744352587719.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
Fans could return for 20-21 season: Premier League chief

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters said that fans could be allowed to attend top-flight matches in the 2020-21 season on a "phased basis".

29 May 18:03 Sport 682566034061542858.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
The Late Late Show viewers raise staggering €6million for charities since start of pandemic

Ryan Tubridy thanked viewers on what is the final show of the season

29 May 20:40 Irish Mirror 2875825628688416796.html
Odisha unveils Rs 17,000-cr plan to support people’s livelihood hit by economic crisis

The decision was taken at a Council of Ministers meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, a senior official said.

29 May 17:57 The Financial Express 1288289581509874269.html
Court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif

Hearin­g has been adjour­ned till June 11

29 May 07:30 The Express Tribune 1105816787624388494.html
Employers slam Victorian Premier's office lockdown

Daniel Andrews has banned workers from returning to offices until at least July.

29 May 06:37 Australian Financial Review 3974284488192919767.html
Ethiopian security forces accused of 39 extrajudicial killings

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian security forces in the Oromiya region have executed 39 opposition supporters and arrested at least 10,000 others accused of being members of an armed group since early 2019, Amnesty International said on Friday.

29 May 19:44 Reuters 8334514180067632889.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
Dominic Cummings cut-out spotted among cardboard fans at NRL showdown

Dominic Cummings is coming under huge pressure to resign after he ignored lockdown rules but a cardboard cut-out of him has been seen at an NRL game in Australia

29 May 12:06 mirror 675785260670377637.html
India's GDP Growth Slows To 3.1% In March Quarter, 4.2% For FY20

Output of eight infrastructure sectors contracted by 38.1% in April.

29 May 12:32 HUFFPOST 6665507017308153118.html
CNN reporter arrested live on air by Minnesota police, released an hour later

During the arrest the anchor can be heard saying, "If you're just tuning in, you are watching our correspondent being arrested".

29 May 12:13 Brisbane Times 2314609338675372186.html
CNN reporter arrested live on air by Minnesota police, released an hour later

During the arrest the anchor can be heard saying, "If you're just tuning in, you are watching our correspondent being arrested".

29 May 12:13 The Age 7967730561656299674.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
Tencent in talks to buy Warner Music stake: WSJ

(Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) is in talks to invest $200 million in Warner Music Group, ahead of the record company's slated initial public offering next week, the Wall Street Journal reported here on Friday.

29 May 18:48 Reuters 8334514181122399776.html
Minneapolis Protest: What’s Happening & All You Need Know

The death of another unarmed black man, George Floyd, soon creates an uproar of violence and protest across the nation. Here's everything you need to know about what's happening in Minneapolis right now. 

29 May 18:11 College Candy 8831971930318201601.html
FSDC meet: Govt, regulators to step in with more liquidity measures

Both the Centre and the regulators have stepped up focus on “avoiding a prolonged period of dislocation in financial markets”, the council added.

29 May 01:08 The Financial Express 1288289580098261685.html
Congress demands white paper on health dept purchases in Himachal Pradesh

Leader of opposition in Himachal Pradesh, Mukesh Agnihotri today asked the Bharatiya Janata Party government in state to come out with a white paper.

29 May 19:12 The Statesman 1191309782532227705.html
Noted astrologer Bejan Daruwalla passes away at 90, tweets Vijay Rupani 

Bejan Daruwalla passes away: "Saddened by the demise of renowned Astrologer Shri Bejan Daruwalla. I pray for the departed soul. My condolences. Om Shanti...," Rupani said in a tweet. 

29 May 19:44 The Financial Express 1288289581335202223.html
No community transmission in Kerala so far, says state health minister

The number of virus tests has increased and nearly 3000 tests are being done per day, she said.

29 May 19:39 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363823073936.html
English Premier League season to restart on June 17, reports

The English Premier League season is set to restart on June 17, three months after it was suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, British media reported yesterday. A spokesman for the EPL declined to comment as the meeting of 20 club officials was ongoing. The...

29 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039562724164949.html
'Something to hide': UK government accused over Covid-19 tests

Number of people tested for coronavirus for seventh day running has not been disclosed

29 May 20:56 the Guardian 1491978795453613478.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 are guilty – Geingob

TUYEIMO HAIDULA and ESTER MBATHERAPRESIDENT Hage Geingob yesterday admitted contravening the lockdown regulations when the Swaop Party held a birthday celebration in April at parliament in

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576953238193.html
Lockdown impact: Economy seen slowing rapidly in March qtr, with worse to come

The full impact of the lockdown on manufacturing and services will become more apparent in the June quarter, with Goldman Sachs predicting a 45% contraction from a year ago.

29 May 02:48 India Today 4286117813347177802.html
SFA & SPFL to present Scottish Government with plan to begin new Premiership season behind closed doors on August 1

SCOTTISH football is set to lay out plans to start the new Scottish Premiership season on August 1. The SFA and SPFL will present the plans for football to begin behind closed doors in Scotland to …

29 May 08:00 The Scottish Sun 6609127672592819517.html
EXCLUSIVE: Benny the Butcher on Shady Not Signing Him, Shannon Sharpe Beef, Tekashi (Full)

Benny the Butcher came through for yet another VladTV interview, and this time around, he reacted to the impact of the coronavirus. He revealed tha...

29 May 16:44 VLADTV 1404406306940089618.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
‘Are we animals?’: Patients in UP Covid-19 hospital protest against lack of water, food

The incident took place at the L1 category hospital in the state’s Kotwa Bani area after authorities reportedly failed to restore water supply.

29 May 08:26 8669301692559656801.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
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
Ecolab closes sale of Holchem Group to Kersia

Ecolab Inc. (St. Paul, Minn.) closed on the sale of Holchem Group Limited, a U.K.-based supplier of hygiene and cleaning products and services, to Kersia,

29 May 15:14 Chemical Engineering 9204118373232241829.html
Why Twitter Censored President Trump's Tweet About The Minneapolis Riots

As we all were last night, President Trump was watching

29 May 11:05 Townhall 6083908947699197079.html
Female keeper attacked by two lions at popular NSW zoo

LATEST @ 12.30 PM | A female zookeeper has been airlifted to hospital after being attacked by two lions at a zoo in NSW. Emergency crews were called to Shoalhaven Zoo just before 10.

29 May 02:30 214966662440479212.html
Fashion retailer PAS group goes into voluntary administration

Australia's retail climate has claimed another scalp with the owner of fashion brands Review, Black Pepper and Yarra Trail sinking in to administration.

29 May 12:24 The New Daily 5848147785424780122.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
OPPO may be closer than ever to having its own Kirin-esque series of chips

According to a new report, the mobile device OEM OPPO is making progress with its dream of constructing a team to rival Huawei's HiSilicon division. This would enable it to build its own in-house chipsets, as this company and Samsung do. The move may enhance OPPO's efficacy as a global electronics player.

29 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089549635627.html
Venture Kapitalist Karen loses his lease after complaining that black men were in an office building gym

Tom Austin, AKA “Venture Kapitalist Karen,” had his office lease terminated after a video showed him calling the building manager to complain about a group of black men in the office gy…

29 May 13:00 Boing Boing 4601305169348718249.html
China faces mounting pressure over Hong Kong security law

The US, Britain, Canada, and Australia lead criticism of the planned law, which would punish secession, subversion of state power, terrorism, and acts that endanger national security

29 May 05:00 Rappler 1882105642897083898.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
AP sources: No consensus yet on NBA return-to-play plan

The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted...

29 May 13:34 The Seattle Times 9121942837980571996.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
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
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
Global Covid-19 Tally Rises To Over 58.31 Lakh, Death Toll Crosses 3.6 Lakh Mark 

The total number of people that have recovered from the disease has also increases to 24.3 lakh.

29 May 16:52 Swarajya 4977622830105988795.html
Twitter labels Trump tweet as ‘glorifying violence’

U.S. president had said ‘when the looting starts, the shooting starts’ regarding protests in Minnesota.

29 May 07:49 POLITICO 2584151346891282761.html
Rising tension caps optimism - CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking)

29 May 12:42 6138926315647304243.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
Nearly 1 million people now applying for unemployment benefits in North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Commerce continues to update its statistics regarding unemployment claims filed during the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 01:41 WBTV 6439870259042642398.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
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
What Lockdown 5.0 will likely look like: Restrictions to end, focus on 13 Covid districts

As India prepares to exit Lockdown 4.0, recommendations from states and special panels give us a glimpse of what Lockdown 5.0 could look like. Read on to know what is likely to remain closed and what will reopen from June 1.

29 May 13:56 India Today 4286117814223601423.html
'India's aggressive designs dangerous for whole region'

AJK Presid­ent Masood and PM Haider strong­ly condem­n Modi's aggres­sive approa­ch in the region­

29 May 16:29 The Express Tribune 1105816786545287049.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
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
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
Paris-based Neobrain snaps up €3 million to support employees during change

French HRtech startup Neobrain, which uses AI to support organisations and people during times of change and crisis, has secured €3 million of investment from French venture capital firm Breega. The startup will use the funds to expand internationally, grow its team and conduct more research on the

29 May 00:00 EU-Startups 1488873444190122193.html
Congress attack over Covid-19 a ‘drama’: BJP

BJP leaders in Chhattisgarh on Thursday termed the ‘Speak up India’ campaign of the Congress a ‘drama’, saying the party was not directly linked to the fight against coronavirus in the country. Leader of Opposition in the state assembly Dharamlal Kaushik said: “After going through all

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233717069245.html
Taylor Swift slams Trump for 'stoking the fires of white supremacy' and vows to help vote him out in November

Swift's uncharacteristically strong statement came in response to a tweet from Trump stating "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."

29 May 15:57 Business Insider 6060062399601863811.html
Taylor Swift Calls Donald Trump Out Directly for ‘Stoking the Fires of White Supremacy and Racism'

She even tagged him in her tweet, a first for a singer once criticized for being politically silent.

29 May 16:59 Elle 1578996229136882290.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
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
CIDG files complaint vs 2 Chinese over makeshift hospital in Clark resort

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Regional Field Unit 3 also files a complaint against the lessee of the villa at the Fontana Leisure Park that housed the underground hospital and pharmacy

29 May 02:12 Rappler 1882105642300630890.html
Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over black man’s death in police custody

MINNEAPOLIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Minnesota's governor activated the National Guard on Thursday to help police restore order following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis city over the death of a black man seen in graphic video footage gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck.

29 May 03:06 Daily Maverick 2373996788683766342.html
Gauteng's spike in COVID-19 cases due to Merafong mine infections - Makhura

Over the last week, there has been an increase of 921 cases, the biggest weekly jump since the virus hit Gauteng.

29 May 00:00 2308610107174132993.html
National priorities

I want to take your attention to an important issue which Pakistan's people are facing.And that issue is public transport and public transport mafia.As we know that nowadays curing lockdown public tra

29 May 19:43 Pakistan Today 6621510369773341374.html
Officials Announce the Charges Against Ex-Cop Who Kneeled on George Floyd's Neck

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer seen on video kneeling on George Floyd's neck for several minutes even as Floyd said he couldn't breathe, has been arrested. 

29 May 13:42 Law & Crime 7990899037736745599.html
US policeman who knelt on neck of black man George Floyd charged with third-degree murder

A sacked Minneapolis police officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd, a black man who was handcuffed and later died, was arrested and charged with third-degree murder Friday.

29 May 18:25 France 24 5635134571517195288.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
‘Spoke to PM Modi, he is not in good mood,’ says Donald Trump about India-China tensions

The United States president had on Wednesday offered to mediate between the two countries amid escalating border tensions.

29 May 02:21 8669301693085765798.html
Lockdown 5.0: After discussing future course of action with state CMs, Amit Shah meets PM Modi

According to sources, the two leaders discussed the COVID-19 situation in India and the next course of action in this regard.

29 May 09:20 DNA India 7533428661742207004.html
Rajya Sabha secretariat official tests positive for Covid-19

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

29 May 16:06 The Asian Age 2126266545585383220.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
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
Restarting The American Economy: The Most Essential Factors

According to some sources, unemployment is expected to reach 25.2% by the end of this year.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530401218518.html
Nothing called safe travel in Covid times

Experts: Flouting of social distancing, hygiene norms could contribute to community transmission

29 May 04:32 The New Indian Express 4718288653747897232.html
Renault poised to announce 15,000 layoffs worldwide

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 04:35 The Indian Express 2885715105049920910.html
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir’s father’s SUV stolen amid lockdown in Delhi

Former Indian opener and Member of Parliament (MP) from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir, became the latest victim of theft amid the coronavirus enforced lockdown

29 May 08:12 The Statesman 1191309781298151320.html
India's economy may have grown at slowest in 2 years during March quarter

The full impact of the lockdown on manufacturing and services will become more apparent in the June quarter, with Goldman Sachs predicting a 45% contraction from a year ago

29 May 01:53 Business-Standard 1502508925800783787.html
UK sets out Hong Kong ‘path to citizenship’ plan

Nearly three million people could be eligible for the scheme.

29 May 18:26 POLITICO 2584151345692131730.html
Tokyo shares snap 4-day winning streak amid U.S.-China tensions

Tokyo shares fell Friday, with both the benchmark Nikkei and Topix indexes snapping their four-day winning streaks, amid concern about worsening U.S.-China tensions over Beijing's new security law that Washington says will undermine the autonomy of Hong Kong. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 38.42 points, or 0.18 percent,…

29 May 07:00 Japan Today 8582716286508229010.html
No funds to pay green scheme workers

PETRUS Uugwanga, managing director of the Agricultural Business Development Agency (Agribusdev), on Tuesday said the agency cannot pay workers' overdue salaries at green schemes countrywide.

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577847384831.html
Trump says Twitter misunderstood his tweet about looters and shooting

President Trump says Twitter employees misunderstood his intent when deciding to censor a Friday morning tweet that said looting may lead to shooting in Minnesota. Trump tweeted Friday afternoon that

29 May 19:40 New York Post 7654946768551840699.html
Coronavirus cases in Pakistan cross 64,000-mark, death toll soars to 1,317

Meanwhile, a senior journalist died on Thursday due to the coronavirus in Peshawar, making him the first media casualty of the virus in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

29 May 12:10 The Financial Express 1288289579913393318.html
UK automotive production at lowest level since WW2, to cost industry $15B

With auto factories closed due to coronavirus, it's clear that production was going to take a hit. Now we know just how big an impact it had in the UK.

29 May 07:34 The Next Web 3990801509976760384.html
‘Lockdown was not the way to battle Covid-19’

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of enforcing a nationwide lockdown to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic without any proper planning. Under the Speak Up India campaign, Baghel said the pathogen came from Arab and European countries. As only 500

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233735539145.html
COP26 climate talks pushed back to November 2021

The UN's climate science advisory panel makes it clear that time is not on our side

29 May 02:03 Rappler 1882105643802513405.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 3674007565826840238.html
Three wounded in shootout in Kiev suburb, 20 detained

KIEV (Reuters) - Dozens of people, some armed with what appeared to be hunting rifles, clashed in broad daylight on Friday in a residential suburb outside the capital Kiev, and at least three people were wounded, according to officials.

29 May 14:12 Reuters 8334514181066317602.html
Double whammy

If this is the fate that awaits them for performing their already very perilous profession, our corps of medical and health professionals would surely dwindle as they would be forced to switch jobs or professions or, worse, go to greener pastures abroad.

29 May 06:18 Journal Online 6375127393246703376.html
Joe Burrow Speaks Out Following George Floyd’s Death In Minneapolis

As he's become a true football star over the last few months, Joe Burrow hasn't shied away from discussing significant social causes.

29 May 18:22 The Spun 9122471849501796128.html
NBA GMs split over whether to finish regular season

NBA general managers reportedly are split over whether the league should finish the regular season when it resumes action after the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic or if the playoffs should commence immediately.

29 May 08:32 Reuters 8334514180083066117.html
Hundreds of troops deployed as angry U.S. anti-racism protests spread

Overnight demonstrators break through law enforcement barriers to overtake the Minneapolis police station where the 4 officers blamed for George Floyd's death are based

29 May 15:18 Rappler 1882105643305414333.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
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
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
Save-on-Foods ends hazard pay for staff, other grocers continue it

Essential service workers in the grocery sector receiving extra pay during the pandemic will be watching their paycheques in the coming weeks as companies re-evaluate how they compensate employees.. . .

29 May 06:00 Times Colonist 7617512062017680967.html
‘Africa is in mid-morning of COVID-19 crisis’

  Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | African governments will have to go slow on lifting some of the lockdown measures they instituted to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, senior officials at the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and prevention have said. Speaking at a virtual press …

29 May 13:11 The Independent Uganda: 5099025990132672172.html
Amit Shah speaks to CMs before meeting Modi on next phase of lockdown

The central government is expected to announce its decision on the lockdown within the next two days

29 May 09:31 Business-Standard 1502508926506632151.html
Rupee rises 11 paise to 75.65 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee opened at 75.71 at the interbank forex market and then gained further to 75.65, up 11 paise over its last close.

29 May 05:44 The Indian Express 2885715105111403138.html
South African tobacco firms, associations seek court action over cigarette sales ban

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A raft of South African tobacco companies, activists and associations are seeking legal action over the ban on cigarette sales during the country’s coronavirus lockdown.

29 May 17:05 Reuters 8334514180401843516.html
Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

29 May 07:09 The42 5369852630498409450.html
‘Travel only when necessary': Railways appeals to passengers

Ministry of Railways on Friday appealed to people suffering from serious ailments, pregnant women, senior citizens and children below the age of 10 to travel in Shramik Express trains only when necessary. The appeal came after reports of deaths on special trains.

29 May 05:56 Oneindia 2023829372010890086.html
Britain left off 'safe list' of countries free to holiday in Greece

UK fails to fit epidemiological profile demanded by Athens, which has kept Covid-19 in check

29 May 17:10 the Guardian 1491978796139238941.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
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
Carjackers steal Gautam Gambhir's father's car from outside their residence

An FIR has been lodged in the case to nab the culprits.

29 May 06:57 DNA India 7533428662161596062.html
Massive chaos at Delhi-Gurugram border after Haryana govt orders sealing borders with capital over COVID-19

Citing a sharp increase in coronavirus cases during the past one week in Haryana districts adjoining Delhi, Haryana government sealed the state borders with Delhi.

29 May 09:05 Free Press Journal 9080771788400801772.html
Ukraine expects US$5 bln IMF loan approval on June 5 – PM Shmyhal

The first tranche of US$1.9 billion may be disbursed the following day.

29 May 15:40 UNIAN 6863008970523992909.html
Locusts attack fear in Delhi, Mumbai: No need to panic, won't enter homes

Locust swams attack in Delhi, Mumbai: Locusts tend to attack vegetation, which will keep them from entering homes and causing harm to people, but they will remain a nuisance till wind direction changes

29 May 14:17 Business Today 1145527432170279041.html
NYPD cop caught on camera purposely coughing on Bronx man

A plain-clothes NYPD cop purposely coughed on a man in The Bronx amid the coronavirus pandemic, a shocking new video shows.

29 May 18:39 New York Post 7654946767522120510.html
Hennepin County Attorney: There Might Not Be a Criminal Charge Here

The video of a Minneapolis police officer pinning an unarmed

29 May 16:00 Townhall 6083908947861093551.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
SkipTheDishes has seen an 89 percent jump in new restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic

SkipTheDishes has revealed new data regarding how its business has been faring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 11:02 mobilesyrup 1267416331958219416.html
Twitter labels Trump tweet as ‘glorifying violence’

Twitter Inc. on Friday labeled a tweet of President Donald Trump’s as having “glorified violence,” just hours after he signed an executive order threatening...

29 May 14:05 MarketWatch 8975941548483165941.html
Tulane DB Tyler Judson arrested after allegedly punching girl at Waffle House

A fight at a Waffle House in Louisiana landed a Tulane football player in jail and a teenage girl in a hospital, police said. Defensive back Tyler Judson has since been dismissed from the team.

29 May 13:26 ESPN 8538773403041827565.html
Belated, but welcome: On Supreme Court move on migrant workers

After taking note of pandemic-induced crisis, SC must now enforce rights of the vulnerable

29 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535025488183045.html
Scottish Premiership teams set sights on an early August kick-off

Green light given to top-tier clubs to resume training next month.

29 May 17:08 Express & Star 7324224458896227317.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
FA Cup final rescheduled for August 1

Provisional dates for the final three FA Cup rounds of the season have been set.

29 May 09:07 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773469570596.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
Delhi records 1,106 new cases of coronavirus in last 24 hours, highest spike since outbreak

The national capital has recorded 1,106 new cases of coronavirus taking the tally to 17,387, besides 82 deaths, out of which 13 occurred in last 24 hours.

29 May 09:23 The Statesman 1191309782674224385.html
‘PM Modi Not In Good Mood About What’s Going On With China’: Trump Says India Not Happy Over Border Issue

United States President Donald Trump while responding to a question over the ongoing border stand-off between India and China along the LAC in Ladakh, said that he has spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about it and the latter is not happy with “what’s going on with China”.

29 May 07:15 Swarajya 4977622828786292239.html
Twitter hides Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

May 29 (Reuters) - Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump on Friday, accusing him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence" in a message that said looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.

29 May 11:40 Daily Maverick 2373996789144730328.html
Japan air force pilots fly over Tokyo to salute medical workers

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.

29 May 15:51 Reuters 8334514180355720825.html
Man Tests Covid-19 Positive After Death, J&K Toll At 28

A day after his death, swab samples of a 70-year-old man from south Kashmir’s  Shopian district came out to be positive for the novel coronavirus, taking the death count due to the deadly disease in Jammu and Kashmir to 28, officials said

29 May 17:46 Kashmir Observer 1268422870364164960.html
Foley Square protest planned Friday following George Floyd police custody death

Friday's planned protest over the death of George Floyd comes one day after 72 people were arrested in a similar protest.

29 May 10:41 ABC7 New York 7327811147309115590.html
CNN Reporter and Camera Crew Arrested by Minneapolis Police While Covering Protests (Video)

Reporter Omar Jimenez and his crew were released an hour later

29 May 19:24 TheWrap 2361432283291559059.html
Larijani Named as Leader’s Advisor

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed former parliament speaker, Ali Larijani, as his advisor and member of Expediency Council.

29 May 19:30 Financial Tribune 7109125994871549925.html
GDP growth likely be at 3.6% in Jan-Mar quarter, says Care Ratings; govt to release data today evening

The country's GDP growth is likely to be at 3.6 percent in January-March 2020 as economic activity came to a complete halt due to the countrywide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus outbreak, says a report

29 May 06:22 Firstpost 4760741711868037707.html
Fan in the stand: NRL fans can pay for cardboard cutouts of their faces to be put on stadium seats

Fan In The Stand initiative means public can pay $22 each to have their portraits placed in seats

29 May 05:13 the Guardian 1491978795158109673.html
Ontario mulls regional reopening due to expected increase in testing data

TORONTO — Ontario is implementing an expanded COVID-19 testing strategy, including targeting specific sectors and using mobile teams, and the increased data that's expected to follow is prompting the premier to consider a regional approach to reopeni

29 May 19:18 52741009321056875.html
Maharashtra: Sadhus Attacked, Temple Looted In Palghar District; One Accused Held

In yet another shocking incident of attack on Hindu saints and seers, three unidentified assailants barged into a temple and attacked two priests, reports PTI.

29 May 12:24 Swarajya 4977622830230051013.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
Elgar Parishad case: Activist Sudha Bharadwaj’s interim bail plea rejected by Mumbai court

The bail petitions of co-accused and activists Varavara Rao and Shoma Sen are pending before the court and may be heard next week.

29 May 13:35 8669301693222685350.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
Nikkei dented by US-China tensions, but scores best month since 2015

Japanese stocks retreated from three-month highs on Friday as escalating US-China tensions over Hong Kong prompted investors to lock in profits, but easing coronavirus restrictions helped Nikkei mark

29 May 13:16 Deccan Herald 2027555797926921003.html
Atlanta Residents Protest in Honor of George Floyd, Set Police Car on Fire

Protests continue to engulf the streets of American cities as the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police serves as a rallying cry for longsta...

29 May 21:10 VLADTV 1404406306888922391.html
Egypt repatriates 245 stranded nationals from Abu Dhabi

The plane landed in the airport on Thursday evening, coming from the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898753929569.html
Egypt repatriates stranded 245 nationals from Abu Dhabi

The plane landed in the airport on Thursday evening, coming from the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899840818968.html
Hong Kong govt warns removing US special status is ‘double-edged sword’

"Any sanctions are a double-edged sword that will not only harm the interests of Hong Kong but also significantly those of the US," the city's government said late on Thursday.

29 May 03:32 The Indian Express 2885715105596852839.html
As it ramps up public healthcare, India must give more room to private sector

Only a healthy nation can grow. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented India with an opportunity. The Indian healthcare system can go through a radical overhauling, where it can be more sustainable as well as responsive.

29 May 04:04 The Indian Express 2885715105676541687.html
Donald Trump escalates Twitter feud by cross-posting blocked message

Trump has been fighting with Twitter all week.

29 May 14:09 The Verge 1337119304212148780.html
Tulane DB Tyler Judson arrested after allegedly punching girl at Waffle House

A fight at a Waffle House in Louisiana landed a Tulane football player in jail and a teenage girl in a hospital, police said. Defensive back Tyler Judson has since been dismissed from the team.

29 May 13:26 7331508222699539181.html
Government announces €115 million support package for air transport sector

The Greek government on Thursday announced a package of measures amounting to €115 million to support the country’s air transport sector, hit hard by the

29 May 04:08 Greek City Times 1506177378177574749.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
'When the looting starts, the shooting starts': Trump weighs in on Minneapolis protests

Protesters set a police precinct building on fire in Minneapolis as riots spread to neighbouring St Paul, amid anger over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody.

29 May 03:43 Brisbane Times 2314609338919215301.html
Over 96,000 COVID-19 tests yet to be processed in SA - Health dept

The department said this was the result of a lack of extraction kits as demand for testing increased globally.

29 May 00:00 2308610106442484734.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
After Trump claims he spoke to Modi on China, New Delhi says last contact on April 4 over HCQ

US President Donald Trump had claimed he had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was “not in a good mood” about what is going on with China.

29 May 05:56 The Indian Express 2885715105050266334.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
Simone Biles 'praying for the best' with rescheduled Olympics

Four-times Olympic champion Simone Biles said she was hopeful the rescheduled Tokyo Games will take place next year, amid concern over the global response

29 May 03:07 The Japan Times 6673764368304847613.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
Justice Minister: Court sessions will be partially resumed Saturday

In statements to MENA chief editor, he added that this measure will continue for two weeks ahead of resuming all court sessions nationwide.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899234395149.html
Need to know: Friday

The coronavirus pandemic is dominating global markets, business and politics. Here's our daily take on the most important stories, and some things to watch out for.

29 May 09:05 Australian Financial Review 3974284487543588038.html
Additional 10 passenger trains to operate from June 1: Sheikh Rashid

Railways minister said that 40 out of 142 passenger trains will be operating from June

29 May 00:00 9037559356765484433.html
Bengals' Joe Burrow, Dolphins' Brian Flores among reaction to George Floyd killing

Prominent sports figures continued to comment about George Floyd, who died while in police custody Monday in Minneapolis.

29 May 19:46 7331508222276144086.html
Taylor Swift's Donald Trump Post Becomes Her Most Liked Tweet Ever

The tweet has become Swift's most-liked tweet ever, hitting more than one million likes in less than five hours.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425311045399.html
Owner of Minneapolis eatery damaged in George Floyd protests: ‘Let my building burn’

The owner of a local Minneapolis restaurant that caught fire during protests over the death of George Floyd doesn’t care about the damage so long as justice is served, his daughter said

29 May 21:17 New York Post 7654946769067663555.html
Derek Chauvin, police officer accused in George Floyd's death, charged with 3rd-degree murder

The Minneapolis officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday.

29 May 15:11 ABC7 New York 7327811148539802939.html
PLO affirms abolition of all agreements with Israel, US

Ramallah : The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has affirmed the abolition of all agreements and understandings reached with the US and Israel due to the latter's planned annexation of occupied Palestinian territory.While celebrating the 56th

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879318259601.html
Simon & Schuster names Jonathan Karp as new CEO

He replaces Carolyn Reidy, who died two weeks ago.

29 May 01:24 The Hindu 6679535024875021672.html
MySejahtera App To Implement QR Code Support Next Month

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah announced that the MySejahtera contact tracing application will implement QR code support on 1 June

29 May 03:45 Lowyat.NET 6894342419684643195.html
Best of BS Opinion: Diversity in boardrooms, earnings drought, and more

Here is a summary of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day

29 May 01:00 Business-Standard 1502508924733654160.html
Wipro shares gain nearly 4% on Thierry Delaporte’s appointment as CEO, MD of company

Shares of Wipro on Friday jumped nearly 4 percent after the company announced the appointment of Capgemini Group veteran Thierry Delaporte as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, effective 6 July, 2020

29 May 06:10 Firstpost 4760741713225168042.html
SA sports federations highlight the importance of the safe return of sports

Following the recent announcement regarding the regulations governing Alert Level 3, the financial survival of many sports in South Africa remains uncertain.

29 May 13:23 Sport 682566035219947609.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
Minneapolis Police Chief: We've 'Contributed' to 'Deficit of Hope' - 'Many' Rioters Weren't People We Recognized as Residents

During a press conference on Thursday, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo stated that there is "a deficit of hope in our city," and the | Clips

29 May 00:37 Breitbart 3148363492227528286.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
Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores releases statement on George Floyd, Minneapolis events

The coach says: "My message ... is that honesty, transparency, and empathy go a long way in bringing people together and making change."

29 May 19:23 7331508220893279083.html
CBK warns 75pc of small businesses risk collapse

Small traders have had to close under coronavirus lockdown measures.

29 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831001948895.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
Former top diplomat reveals what Asia really thinks about us

Former ambassador and high commissioner John McCarthy holds strong opinions on the state of Australia's 'extraordinarily ill-considered' foreign policy.

29 May 01:04 Australian Financial Review 3974284487486884507.html
Ted Cruz Urges AG William Barr to Open Criminal Probe of Twitter for Refusing to Ban Iranian Leaders

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Friday sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, urging them to open an investigation into whether Twitter violated federal law. The letter came the morning after President Donald Trump signed a social media executive order purporting to defend free speech.

29 May 12:01 Law & Crime 7990899037796679381.html
Jason Kenney faces criticism for incorrectly referring to COVID-19 as ‘influenza’

Alberta premier repeatedly said the novel coronavirus is a minimal threat to most people, while experts disagree

29 May 01:20 The Globe and Mail 68426410442104981.html
South Korea limits school numbers over virus spike

Seoul - South Korea on Friday imposed limits on the number of pupils going to schools in and around Seoul as officials scramble to tackle fresh coronavirus cases that threaten the country's success in containing the epidemic.

29 May 17:07 The Peninsula 1202843882995317410.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
Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew

Following the arrest of a CNN crew on live television by police on Friday, an apologetic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz promised that journalists would not be interfered with in reporting on violent protests following the death of George Floyd.

29 May 10:46 WBTV 6439870257334267810.html
CMC makes ‘anti-Covid divider’ for PUVs

Centro Manufacturing Corp., a truck body builder, is now producing dividers for public utility vehicles to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 in public transportation.

29 May 06:57 Journal Online 6375127392306393642.html
TikTok is becoming less Chinese, more American

ByteDa­nce has expand­ed TikTok's decisi­on-making and resear­ch capabi­lities to Califo­rnia

29 May 09:19 The Express Tribune 1105816786741615295.html
Lockdown 5 to be announced on Sunday

Lockdown 4 comes to an end on 31st May and CM Uddhav Thackeray had already hinted at extending lockdown in Maharashtra beyond May 31.

29 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959142816018078.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
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
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
Everything shoppers will be banned from doing when stores reopen

Rules and restrictions will be in place for stores and shoppers

29 May 04:00 Liverpool Echo 7727211173724666264.html
Protest on Strip planned after unarmed black man’s death in Minnesota

Demonstrators will be marching Friday afternoon for justice for a black man and woman who died immediately following their interactions with police.

29 May 12:25 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648835814446408.html
Minneapolis Bus Drivers Refuse to Transport George Floyd Protesters to Jail

Organized labor throughout the city is banding together in solidarity against police violence in the aftermath of Floyd’s death.

29 May 15:57 Vice 3037582868530556585.html
Coronavirus: Murrays bus services wait for green light to resume

Temperature checks and masks will be mandatory as the bus company puts in new measures to protect against COVID-19 spread.

29 May 02:00 The Canberra Times 8662394329720944364.html
ASB Quarterly Economic Forecast: Fast and furious

New Zealand is emerging out of lockdown into a very different world to the one we all heralded in at the start of the year, and although for us the health crisis may be easing, the economic one is only just starting.

29 May 06:00 6138926313939512278.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
Govt employees asked to donate one-day salary

SHILLONG: After the state government restored the deferment of salary for May, the Meghalaya State Government Employees Federation, has urged its members to contribute one-day salary to help the government in the fight against COVID-19.Earlier, the F

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878857456657.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 8669301693131718213.html
Lockdown: Jain monks seek easing of travel norms for Chaturmas

In a memorandum to the Chief Minister, general secretary of the state Congress Committee president Suman Agarwal urged the chief minister to provide protection and help from the police and ease travel restrictions for sadhus and sadhvis during the lockdown.

29 May 12:15 The Indian Express 2885715103939594576.html
The rushed easing of lockdown measures could devastate Italy

When the novel coronavirus began spreading across the world earlier this year, Italy quickly became one of Europe's worst-affected countries and went into lockdown. Schools, shops, leisure centres and churches were swiftly shut and all Italians were told to remain indoors as much as possible.

29 May 07:17 Aljazeera 6642629763202396518.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 6446904419100316809.html
Punjab CM seeks cash transfer for poor people

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday demanded that the Centre give Rs 10,000 to the poor and provide financial assistance to small and medium enterprises to resume operation. In a video message as part of the Congress party's ''Speak Up India'' campaign, the CM said, "We want the

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783231852857841.html
FG says other diseases are killing Nigerians more than COVID-19

The federal government has disclosed that many Nigerians are dying of diseases more than COVID-19. Boss Mustapha, the COVID-19 task force made the disclosure.

29 May 13:26 Legit 3764253649730751686.html
Parktown Boys' High principal back at work as GDE wraps up Enock Mpianzi probe

Malcolm Williams was suspended by Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi in January as part of the process to investigate the tragic death of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi at the beginning of the year.

29 May 00:00 2308610107991145896.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
Paid sick leave mandates hold promise in containing COVID-19

Paid sick leave (PSL) mandates like those found in the federal government's Families First Coronavirus Response Act may be helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to a new study by health economists at Georgia State and Tulane universities.

29 May 04:00 EurekAlert! 8889232469398131397.html
Health Minister wants cap on visitors

NT NETWORK Panaji A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party ministers as well as legislators held with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday witnessed a su

29 May 18:58 The Navhind Times 3656927214606667877.html
Pan Pacific Swimming Championships pushed back from 2022 to 2026

The 2022 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships will be "deferred" to 2026 to accommodate changes in the international calendar due to the COVID-19 p

29 May 03:11 The Japan Times 6673764368304179843.html
Three Ways Technology Can Help Save Retailers

With retail sales plunging, customer experience is more important. Learn how AR, geospatial, and other technologies can help retailers stay close to customers and encourage brand loyalty.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531594747121.html
House pushes back schedule to pass spending bills

The House is pushing back its June target date for passing 12 appropriations bills and is setting up July as a new deadline.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) signaled the change in a Friday

29 May 18:36 TheHill 355432919096274275.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
Schools to remain closed after June 1 Sindh

Ghani says govt cannot take risk of reopen­ing educat­ional instit­utions at this point

29 May 13:41 The Express Tribune 1105816786066504358.html
Nxesi: Employers must provide PPE, sanitisers for returning domestic workers

On Monday, service staff will join over 8 million South African employees who will be returning to work for the first time since the lockdown was enforced in March.

29 May 00:00 2308610107265585808.html
Hong Kong's freedom is vanishing in front of us

Xi Jinping's power grab is turning the territory's special status into nothing but a hollowed-out facade

29 May 04:46 Australian Financial Review 3974284487050551631.html
India's contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state? | ZDNet

Only until recently were Indian citizens forced into downloading Aarogya Setu under fear of arrest. However, without data protection laws, the government in cahoots with private entities will still be able to do whatever it wishes under the guise of national security.

29 May 05:49 ZDNet 591556592691857860.html
Tasting Australia Will Not Go Ahead in 2020

Originally shelved until October, the state’s biggest food and drink festival will now return in autumn 2021.

29 May 00:00 Broadsheet 1032174911820263144.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
Google Rescinds Offers To Thousands of Contract Workers

Google, facing an advertising slump caused by the pandemic, has rescinded offers to several thousand people who had agreed to work at the company as temporary and contract workers. From a report: "We're slowing our pace of hiring and investment, and are not bringing on as many new starters as we had...

29 May 02:05 8720761277124249631.html
PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over border standoff with China: Trump

"They have a big conflict - India and China. Two countries with 1.4 billion people (each). Two countries with very powerful militaries. India is not happy and probably China is not happy," Donald Trump said.

29 May 05:29 The Indian Express 2885715105418908591.html
UN chief calls for attention to nuclear, cyberspace security

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that attention should be given to increasing risk of nuclear proliferation and the lawlessness of cyberspace, while the international community has been fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 08:20 Nagalandpost 3019528212689700702.html
GST Council to meet next month; FinMin not for raising rates on non-essential items

Post the lockdown, the demand has to be induced and economic activity has to improve on all fronts, not just on essential items side, they said. However, the decision will be taken by the GST Council headed by the finance minister, according to sources.

29 May 12:15 Oneindia 2023829371544585918.html
'We Have Evidence': Charges of Murder, Manslaughter for Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman confirmed on Friday afternoon that

29 May 18:56 Townhall 6083908948821861034.html
Bitcoin May Surge as Chinese Yuan Gets Fixed to Lowest Price in a Decade

Unlike Bitcoin and other free markets, the Chinese yuan market is fixed and somewhat controlled by the country's central bank. As Wikipedia describes:

29 May 10:00 1696346937759561100.html
GDP for 2019-20 Q4 plummets to 3.1%, full year growth at 4.2%

Data suggests that India's GDP growth in FY2019-20 slowed down to an 11-year-low of 4.2 per cent.

29 May 12:19 India Today 4286117813701412525.html
Videos of U.S. police killings spur protest - and sometimes charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The decision of Minneapolis prosecutors to criminally charge a police officer four days after the death of George Floyd shows how efforts to hold officers accountable often hinge on the level of public protest and whether the incident was caught on video.

29 May 22:00 Reuters 8334514180707794152.html
Scottish Premiership teams set sights on an early August kick-off

Green light given to top-tier clubs to resume training next month.

29 May 17:08 Shropshire Star 3480199991350049781.html
BookMyShow lays off, furloughs 270 employees

Online ticket booking platform BookMyShow has laid off or furloughed 270 employees as it expects its revenue to be "greatly reduced" in the coming months, hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.

29 May 01:19 Free Press Journal 9080771788600285577.html
Quarantine debates in Zanzibar conjure memories of colonial racial segregation

In light of Zanzibar’s complex history of racial segregation in the name of public health, social distancing and quarantine measures have been controversial in the fight against COVID-19.

29 May 19:32 Global Voices 982940568136354950.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
Twitter conceals Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter said it was placing a 'public interest notice' on a Trump message about protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of the police.

29 May 00:00 2308610107426148265.html
Ending lockdown

"The economy went dead. It has to be revived."     On Monday, June 1, 2020, most Filipinos will enjoy the benefits of relative freedom. June 1 is the first day after Asia’s strictest and the world’s longest lockdown ends, on May 31.

29 May 00:10 4715274785500162272.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
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
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
Rights Watchdog Calls On Turkmenistan To Release Popular Entertainer Imprisoned For Being Gay

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says a popular entertainer and his associates in Turkmenistan have been handed prison terms for being gay and called on authorities to "immediately dismiss" all charges against the men.

29 May 16:14 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163496916496.html
US to announce 'certain decisions' on China on May 29: Donald Trump

Led by the US, several countries in the world have blamed China for the spread of coronavirus and its failure to provide timely information about the disease.

29 May 08:16 The New Indian Express 4718288654909311672.html
AU$721 million in robo-debts to be returned as Australian government admits error | ZDNet

Services Australia has identified 470,000 debts raised wholly or partially using income averaging of ATO data.

29 May 05:37 ZDNet 591556593149345324.html
South Korea seeks to import anti-viral remdesivir as new virus cases emerge

Corona­virus total cases is 11,402 with 269 deaths­

29 May 08:38 The Express Tribune 1105816786624222958.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
IIM Shillong professor kills self

SHILLONG: A 34-year-old assistant professor of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong, hanged himself on Thursday morning.According to police, Dr Arindam Mukhopadhyay, who was originally from Burnpur in West Bengal, joined IIM-Shillong in 201

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879933194765.html
Sweden excluded as neighbours Denmark and Norway ease travel restrictions

OSLO/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Norway and Denmark will allow tourists to travel between the two countries from mid-June, their governments announced on Friday, although border crossings with Sweden, where the number of COVID-19 infections is higher, will remain restricted.

29 May 16:21 Reuters 8334514181625573642.html
Trump’s tweet on protests of George Floyd death earns him another Twitter flag

You have to hand it to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: He may have been lured into an unwinnable election-year fight with President Trump, but at least he's still throwing punches....

29 May 17:12 The Seattle Times 9121942837087755038.html
Trump’s Looting Tweet Violates His Oath of Office

The president is supposed to protect and defend the nation’s supreme laws. Shooting looters is unconstitutional.

29 May 13:06 The Atlantic 100708436411331884.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
Govt's 'Aatmanirbhar' plan hits a legal hurdle

Surat activist sends legal notice to CM and junior health minister claiming people are not getting loan as promised by the State government

29 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158804020535319.html
Premier League Football to Return in June

Over three months since it was stopped.

29 May 09:12 HYPEBEAST 3806037269959721287.html
Renault to cut 15,000 jobs in 'vital' cost-cutting plan

French carmaker Renault says nearly 4,600 jobs would be cut in France and more than 10,000 in the rest of the world – some 8% of the company's global workforce

29 May 12:30 Rappler 1882105643772097192.html
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey: 'Trump Knows Nothing About Strength' of My City

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey lashed out at President Trump for criticizing his handling of the riots in his city after George Floyd's death.  

29 May 14:46 Breitbart 3148363491488213230.html
Valerie Jarrett: Trump's Embrace of White Supremacists 'Fueling Anger' of Protesters

Thursday on MSNBC, former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett accused President Donald Trump of "fueling" the anger on display from the demonstrators protesting for the last three days in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. | Clips

29 May 01:06 Breitbart 3148363492080477631.html
We will not change Covid-19 testing policy: Gujarat to HC

Says allowing unrestrained testing could lead to fear psychosis; also cites expert panel’s report, ICMR guidelines to support decision

29 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158805059914280.html
Lockdown extension? HM Amit Shah meets PM Modi; briefs on CMs views on lockdown 5.0

During the meeting, Shah briefed Modi about the suggestions and the feedback he received from the chief ministers during his telephonic conversations on Thursday, a government official said.

29 May 14:56 The Financial Express 1288289579958131679.html
US threat to deny student visas reminiscent of McCarthy era: FM

US President Donald Trump’s threat to slap sanction on Chinese students in the US is brazen political persecution and racist, said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson who wondered if McCarthyism is making a comeback in the US.

29 May 19:33 Global Times 7829414520544546379.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
George Floyd protesters breach Minneapolis police precinct, set it on fire

Chaos and mayhem took over the streets of Minneapolis on Thursday night as protesters stormed a police precinct and set it ablaze in an explosion of anger over the death of George Floyd. The

29 May 03:46 New York Post 7654946767860819726.html
Protesters Take Over and Set Fire to Minneapolis Police Precinct Over George Floyd Death

Protestors reportedly took control of the Minneapolis Police Department's (MPD) 3rd Precinct late Thursday night in apparent retribution over the death of George Floyd earlier this week.

29 May 00:25 Law & Crime 7990899037204465889.html
'Am I next?' Tennis star Gauff joins chorus of protest after Minneapolis death

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Teenage tennis phenomenon Coco Gauff released a video protesting killings of African-Americans in the United States on Friday, joining a chorus of outrage across the country that followed the death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.

29 May 21:23 Reuters 8334514180951384377.html
NBL plans for delayed season start to accommodate fans

The next NBL season is likely to start at least one month later than normal to avoid clashing with Australia’s football finals and maximise the potential of crowds being able to attend.

29 May 03:48 The Age 7967730562295285537.html
CNN reporter arrested live on air by Minnesota police, released an hour later

During the arrest the anchor can be heard saying, "If you're just tuning in, you are watching our correspondent being arrested".

29 May 16:53 WAtoday 6806590899121561754.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
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
Council may find it difficult to raise GST rates

 The GST Council is unlikely to make major changes in the indirect tax structure at its next meeting slated mid June.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567676095131.html
Minneapolis protests spread to other cities across the US, including Birmingham

By The Associated Press

29 May 14:49 The Birmingham Times 7307868692529060243.html
Biden Hits Trump’s Response To George Floyd Death: ‘No Time For Incendiary Tweets’

The former Vice President also called for lasting police reform and for Americans not to stay silent.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532051958853.html
Wife of accused George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin once wrote bad check

The beauty queen wife of the Minneapolis cop who is accused of killing George Floyd during an arrest for allegedly using a fake $20 bill was once criminally charged for writing a bad check, a new

29 May 18:36 New York Post 7654946768588963022.html
Taylor Swift accuses Donald Trump of ‘stoking the fires of white supremacy’

The singer said that the President would be voted out in the upcoming election.

29 May 16:32 Express & Star 7324224460755215979.html
Enemy of the young

"Not someone bigoted, please." Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. is known for his unguarded remarks on social media, but this time he managed to use Twitter to show his biased and unfair generalization of young people.

29 May 00:35 4715274784930843419.html
Taylor Swift accuses Donald Trump of ‘stoking the fires of white supremacy’

The singer said that the President would be voted out in the upcoming election.

29 May 16:32 Shropshire Star 3480199993209038443.html
NFL coaches could be back at the office soon

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced a two-week extension of the league's virtual off-season, but coaches could be allowed back at team facilities soon.

29 May 07:16 Sport 682566033895361019.html
Ministry of Health puzzled by complacency with partial ease of lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Health is puzzled by the complacency after the lockdown was eased. The Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwiine says the partial ease of the lockdown on Tuesday when private cars were allowed back on the road after more than two months is an indication that some people are …

29 May 16:25 The Independent Uganda: 5099025989157098443.html
Britons clap their support for health workers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons took to their doorsteps and balconies on Thursday to show their appreciation for health workers on the front line of the coronavirus crisis, in what could be the last such celebration.

29 May 15:33 Reuters 8334514180907045719.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
Investigators find Rs 3 crore in wreckage of crashed Pakistan aircraft

Investigators and rescue officials have found around Rs 3 crore in cash in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines' aircraft that crashed wth 99 people on board, killing 97 people,

29 May 08:08 Deccan Herald 2027555797424699929.html
Covid-19: ‘Not worried about virus, but government apathy,’ say AIIMS healthcare workers

Over 206 healthcare workers have tested positive at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

29 May 15:21 8669301692660271546.html
CNN crew covering racial unrest arrested in US

CNN posts a footag­e of its corres­ponden­t speaki­ng calmly to police and then being handcu­ffed and taken away

29 May 17:41 The Express Tribune 1105816787719282571.html
Green Army rush to snap up new Plymouth Argyle home shirts for next season

First day sales of the kit showed a huge increase compared to 2019

29 May 09:06 PlymouthLive 6373569608232537814.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
WHO Foundation launched to support critical health needs

Geneva : The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the creation of the WHO Foundation, an independent grant-making entity that will support the organization's efforts to address the most pressing global health challenges.WHO Director-General

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879564824060.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
Indonesia's 'new normal' comes with infection risk

The Jokowi government is keen to get the country back to work but a surge in COVID-19 cases could be just around the corner.

29 May 01:42 Australian Financial Review 3974284486362908698.html
Dongban Mensem: Buhari extends appointment of president of appeal court

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the appointment of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem as the acting president of the Court of Appeal (PCA).

29 May 18:25 Legit 3764253649834535155.html
Australia's greenhouse gas emissions fall slightly in 2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions fell just 0.9% in 2019 as increasing emissions from liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plants largely offset declines in the power and farm sectors, government data showed on Friday.

29 May 02:16 Reuters 8334514180439033318.html
Jack vs Trump Round 2: Twitter flags Trump's tweet 'inciting violence' on George Floyd protests

The death of George Floyd, 46, an African-American man has sparked debates regarding police brutality and institutional racism in the United States of America yet again.

29 May 10:18 Free Press Journal 9080771788624337972.html
Governor, CM extend Statehood Day greetings

NT NETWORK Panaji Governor Satyapal Malik and Chief Minister Pramod Sawant have extended greetings to the people of Goa on the occasion of Goa Statehood D

29 May 18:49 The Navhind Times 3656927214352445773.html
Migrant labourers needn't pay for Sharmik train, states will pay: Railways

Migrant workers do not have to pay for tickets of Shramik Special trains as sending and receiving states are coordinating with each other for the fare of these trains, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said on Friday.

29 May 13:43 Free Press Journal 9080771787874189247.html
Investigators find Rs 30 million in wreckage of crashed Pakistan aircraft

Investigators and rescue officials have found around Rs 30 million in cash in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines' aircraft that crashed wth 99 people on board, killing 97 people,

29 May 08:08 Deccan Herald 2027555797727803912.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
US charges dozens of North Koreans in $2.5B sanctions-busting scheme

The Justice Department has accused a network of North Korean and Chinese citizens of secretly advancing North Korea’s nuclear weapons program by channeling at least $2.5 billion in illicit payments

29 May 05:20 New York Post 7654946768678411368.html
Muslim Judicial Council urges mosques not to reopen yet

The MJC said it believed the decision to reopen places of worship such as mosques should not be made hastily while the number of COVID-19 infections continued to rise.

29 May 00:00 2308610108143076783.html
Surat textile industry seeks govt help to stop migrant exodus

At least 60 per cent of the workforce is estimated to have left Surat since the Shramik Special trains started. According to Surat railway officials, over 6.80 lakh labourers have left Surat in 431 trains.

29 May 01:15 The Indian Express 2885715104425550048.html
Kansas City Music Festival Approved to Take Place in September

Tickets for the event will not be refundable unless the event is cancelled or postponed.

29 May 17:10 Spin 8163528372178078451.html
Govt lifts curbs on exports of paracetamol APIs with immediate effect

"The notification is further amended to remove the restriction on the export of paracetamol APIs, making it export 'free' with immediate effect," the statement read

29 May 04:39 Business-Standard 1502508926136755589.html
UCO athletics announces three-phase plan to reopen athletic facilities

The University of Central Oklahoma athletic department announced its three-phase plan for reopening on a limited basis beginning June 1.

29 May 19:29 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318761140632957.html
What days and times the PL games will be played and on what channels, upon June 17 return

Yesterday, the Premier League agreed upon a return on June 17, with the Reds possibly able to secure the title on June 20 should Arsenal beat Manchester City in the first game back. For Liverpool, …

29 May 06:31 The Empire of The Kop 4194553100193932516.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
'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
Falcons’ Kaleb McGary Says Protestors Are “No Better” Than Cops That Murdered George Floyd (DELETED TWEET)

(Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) Kaleb McGary probably wishes he never hit send on this next tweet. The Atlanta Falcons…

29 May 16:38 Total Pro Sports 5536572204849789867.html
Celtic chief Peter Lawwell to join SPFL & SFA for new season talks with Scottish Government

CELTIC chief Peter Lawwell will join the SFA & SPFL in talks with the Scottish Government over the start date for next season. Hoops supremo Lawwell will make up part of the SPFL delegation alo…

29 May 09:38 The Scottish Sun 6609127673572992341.html
Covid-19: Bengal makes institutional quarantine mandatory for returnees from 5 states, faces hurdles

There is also local resistance in the state against the establishment of quarantine centres for migrant workers.

29 May 09:49 8669301692519069089.html
Beer company bashes Astros with new brew

(Reuters) - Major League Baseball fans deprived of the opportunity to heckle the Houston Astros for the 2017 sign-stealing scandal have been offered the chance to make their point from home by drinking a beer.

29 May 01:36 Reuters 8334514181444627668.html
Ukraine's chief banker: Most of problems on labor market unrelated to COVID-19

The second cause is low productivity.

29 May 01:58 UNIAN 6863008971272374663.html
India slams Pakistan over its comments on Ram Temple construction, says should be embarrassed even to mention minorities

Taking strong note of the statement, Spokesperson of the Minsitry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said that Pakistan should be embarassed to even mention minorities.

29 May 03:33 DNA India 7533428662066972593.html
Biden condemns Trump as officer in Floyd death charged with murder

On Monday, George Floyd, a black man, was killed in Minneapolis after a white police officer kneeled on his neck. On Friday, after days of sometimes violent protests, police officer Derek Chauvin was arrested and charged with murder.

29 May 22:40 BNN 3833521689222735478.html
Derek Chauvin, cop who pinned down George Floyd, faces murder charge

The cop who was caught on camera using his knee to pin George Floyd’s neck to the ground is being charged with unintentional murder and manslaughter — but may face more serious

29 May 17:31 New York Post 7654946769550083924.html
Season ticket boost for North Inch as course condition is hailed "fantastic"

Golfers have been dusting down their clubs and getting back out on the fairways across the region

29 May 09:52 dailyrecord 552235479303503251.html
Young QBs Burrow, Lawrence react to Floyd's death

No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow of the Cincinnati Bengals called on the public to respond in the wake of the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man who died in police custody Monday night.

29 May 22:52 National Post 4816958590403422847.html
How to help the public overcome Covid-19 stigma

The government is moving to curb violence toward healthcare workers. But to dispel the fear and myths around the violence, community leaders, organisations, celebrities and the media must partake in responsible messaging

29 May 09:42 BusinessLine 5283602127014374.html
Globe editorial: Canada has to fix what ails the country’s nursing homes

Governments – particularly Ontario and Quebec – clearly need to do a better job of inspecting homes, and insisting on (and paying for) better levels of staffing, training and equipment

29 May 01:17 The Globe and Mail 68426410044275616.html
Arnab Goswami joins Donald Trump’s fan club, says ‘Twitter bias exposed’ after Maharashtra government orders CID probe in abetment to suicide case

Republic TV founder Arnab Goswami has joined the fan club of US President Donald Trump as he launched a fresh tirade against the microblogging site Twitter, calling the social media platform biased against the right-wing groups.

29 May 01:14 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720206697174280.html
Cardi B Defended The Looting & Protests: “This Is What People Have To Resort To”

Following the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man who died after being pinned under a white police officer, Cardi B defended the protests and instances of looting on social media. In a video message shared on both…

29 May 16:40 Bustle 7391390686664553828.html
India Coronavirus Update, May 29: India becomes ninth worst-hit country; Goa, Haryana bat for lockdown extension

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Latest Update, 29 May: A record jump of 7,466 infections and 175 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours from across the country, the health ministry said. Of the total, 4,704 are the number of casualties, 89,987 are active cases and 7,1105 people have been treated and discharged so far.

29 May 17:04 The Indian Express 2885715105664538327.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 4235039571784716568.html
Xi replies to letter from scientific, technological workers

President Xi Jinping on Friday encouraged scientific and technological workers across China to make new and greater contributions to building China into a global power in science and technology.

29 May 12:06 Global Times 7829414520385367433.html
Oregon woman buys winning lottery ticket with cash from sewing face masks

"I don't play a lot," said winner Lorna Hewitt, who bought her winning Keno-8 ticket at a grocery store in the town of Sisters.

29 May 01:18 New York Post 7654946768037886943.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
Narendra Modi not in good mood over border dispute with China, says Donald Trump after speaking to Indian PM

US President Donald Trump has sensationally claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not in good mood due to the Chinese aggression at the LAC.

29 May 01:39 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720208558949353.html
Quebec says 41 students and staff tested positive for COVID-19 since reopening

A survey of school boards conducted May 25 found that 19 students and 22 staff members were found to be infected in the first two weeks after the reopening

29 May 19:50 The Globe and Mail 68426410720774522.html
Govt is looking at starting home delivery of petrol, CNG: Pradhan

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation's largest fuel retailer, started home delivery of diesel through a mobile dispenser in 2018. This service is available only in a handful of cities.

29 May 19:14 Business-Standard 1502508925373549939.html
China’s First Civil Code Allows Citizens to Inherit Cryptocurrency

The Chinese Parliament has adopted the country’s first Civil Code, which among other things, enables citizens to inherit bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

29 May 12:14 BTC Manager 8549607152929163151.html
Amy Klobuchar once failed to prosecute Derek Chauvin, cop in Floyd death

Former Democratic presidential candidate and potential vice presidential pick Amy Klobuchar failed to get charges brought against the police officer involved in George Floyd’s death while serving as

29 May 13:36 New York Post 7654946767727222901.html
Akwa Ibom Governor speaks on NDDC director’s death

The Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has said that the government and people of the state would require answers to certain questions on the death of Ibanga Etang, the acting director of finance in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

29 May 19:14 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299993620636.html
Car used in foiled Pulwama attack was owned by Hizb militant: police

The vehicle belonged to Hidayatullah Malik, an active Hizb-ul Mujahideen militant, from Shopian's Sharatpora.

29 May 06:35 The Hindu 6679535025068801867.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
Govt weighs use of drones, planes to bring down locust swarms

“A committee under the chairmanship of the Additional Secretary of the Department has been constituted to procure services and goods for spraying insecticides through drones and airplanes,” the ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

29 May 09:19 The Indian Express 2885715103852368621.html
Ethiopian security forces accused of 39 extrajudicial killings

Ethiopian security forces in the Oromiya region have executed 39 opposition supporters and arrested at least 10,000 others accused of being members of an armed group since early 2019, Amnesty International said on Friday. The rights group said in a report that victims were accused of supporting the Oromo Liberation…

29 May 18:35 Japan Today 8582716285529827779.html
Meeting planned: Chelsea and Juventus could consider various swap deal options aside for €40m star

Number of potential deals on agenda...

29 May 06:26 CaughtOffside 8169236757571195858.html
‘Congress has come to the aid of migrant workers’

Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the ruling BJP Government of failing to come to the aid of migrant workers, who are distressed over COVID-19 lockdown regulations, KPCC (Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee) Working President Salim Ahmed maintained that the Congress, as a responsible Opposition Party, has come to the rescue of migrant workers at this critical juncture. He was...

29 May 13:08 Star of Mysore 1698039378467044909.html
Claims about re-allocation of Niger Delta resources to northeast are false - CNDC

The CNDC in a statement signed by its convener, Ebiowei ThankGod on Thursday, May 28, said the allegation is an attempt by mischief makers to demean NSA Monguno

29 May 06:52 Legit 3764253650877817199.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
CBD businesses hoping that fewer people will keep working from home

Report from RNZ by Ruth Hill While government departments are keeping Wellington staff working at home – some shops and cafes in Wellington’s CBD report trade is down 40 percent.

29 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054021532987.html
Shohei Ohtani quickly attracts big following on Instagram

Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani made a splash on social media Thursday with the launch of an official Instagram account, instantly gaining a large number

29 May 06:26 The Japan Times 6673764367176508820.html
City Power warns of possible load rotation

On Thursday, Johannesburg's City Power announced that they may need to impose daily “load rotation” in some areas where electricity infrastructure is overloaded.

29 May 09:56 2679729877177405550.html
Investigation revealed journalist Aziz Memon was murdered: Karachi police chief

Memon's body was recovered from a river on February 16, with a cable wrapped around his neck

29 May 00:00 9037559358147339827.html
Protests Erupt Across The Country As Minneapolis Police Precinct Burns

President Trump threatened to send in the military and shoot protestors in Minneapolis, declaring, “When the looting starts, the shooting starts.”

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530684671132.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
Amy Klobuchar won’t back down from VP bid over prosecutor record criticism

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Friday refused to withdraw her bid to become Joe Biden’s vice president after it emerged that she once failed to get charges brought against

29 May 17:39 New York Post 7654946767859030481.html
Nearly 50% of people don't know they need to isolate with less common Covid-19 symptoms

The ESRI study suggested that there was a significant gap in people’s knowledge of when to isolate.

29 May 05:15 6446904417997074379.html
Tony Watt sticks with Motherwell

The forward joined the club in February.

29 May 19:52 Shropshire Star 3480199992824409469.html
Protests in George Floyd's death turn violent in Brooklyn; cops injured, hundreds arrested

Protests in Brooklyn that started off peacefully Friday quickly turned violent, with a dozen NYPD officers injured and at least 200 arrests, police cars set ablaze and the door and windows of the 88th Precinct in Clinton Hill vandalized.

29 May 10:41 ABC7 New York 7327811148871623785.html
Musicians say breakdown with MSO management 'irreparable'

Players called for the organisation's chairman and managing director to resign in an increasingly public dispute.

29 May 13:45 Brisbane Times 2314609339107661365.html
Musicians say breakdown with MSO management 'irreparable'

Players called for the organisation's chairman and managing director to resign in an increasingly public dispute.

29 May 13:45 The Age 7967730562088588853.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
Hales overlooked as England call up 14 uncapped players for group training

England have named 14 uncapped players among a 55-man squad to join up for England group training. ...

29 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977819113248.html
French carmaker Renault announces 15,000 job cuts worldwide

Renault, the French carmaker announces its cost-cutting plan of over three years. Renault will have 15,000 job cuts worldwide

29 May 08:01 TechGenyz 5378425015846222589.html
Lockdown in India: Seriously ill, pregnant women must avoid train travel

Piyush Goyal tweeted, "I appeal to people suffering from serious ailments, pregnant women & those above 65 years & below 10 years of age to travel only when necessary

29 May 08:58 Business-Standard 1502508924723888217.html
Children's Day: NOA-FCT, BPW urge leaders to provide specialised learning aids for children living with disabilities

The National Orientation Agency, FCT directorate, has called for the provision of specialised learning aids for children living with disabilities in Nigeria.

29 May 02:41 Legit 3764253650836188162.html
B.C. tourism seeks relief as businesses wait for COVID-19 restrictions to ease

Mid-June earliest for more in-province travel to be authorized

29 May 18:40 North Delta Reporter 5327740412365312247.html
Karnataka govt relaxes norms to claim relief package

The government relaxed norms to claim one-time relief for artisans, barbers, auto and taxi drivers here Thursday. The Cabinet decision was after complaints of inconvenience caused to the

29 May 00:11 Deccan Herald 2027555797643650113.html
Places of worship to open from June 1; private, govt offices with ‘full strength’ from June 8 in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday – two days before the lockdown 4.0 to end -- said that all places of worship in the state will.

29 May 14:05 The Statesman 1191309782324833376.html
Buhari extends appointment of appeal court’s acting president

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Monica Dongban-Mensem as the acting president of the court of appeal...

29 May 19:41 TheCable 7513571675717560505.html
SMEs need a tech upgrade to survive in the Covid-19 economy

Promoted | Strict lockdown restrictions and social distancing measures aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) shut down businesses and limited human movement.

29 May 06:17 TechCentral 724913819272267845.html
Musicians say breakdown with MSO management 'irreparable'

Players called for the organisation's chairman and managing director to resign in an increasingly public dispute.

29 May 13:45 WAtoday 6806590899553850933.html
Tremors in Delhi, Noida, Gurugram; earthquake epicentre in Haryana's Rohtak

According to early reports, the intensity of the earthquake was 4.6 on the Richter scale and the epicentre was in Haryana's Rohtak.

29 May 15:50 DNA India 7533428661265763685.html
Madhya Pradesh: Panic in Singrauli as more than 1000 bats found dead

Thousands of bats were found dead and lying on ground on Friday noon around the trees.

29 May 17:51 Free Press Journal 9080771787503398083.html
More central banks eye yield curve control. How does Japan's work?

TOKYO — The Bank of Japan’s yield curve control (YCC) is drawing attention from other central banks, including the U.

29 May 03:58 Financial Post 2379081492514356183.html
Anxiety mounts over COVID-19 spread in Kogi after index cases

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday announced two cases of the coronavirus in Kogi. Although those were the state's index cases,

29 May 08:09 TheCable 7513571674362085903.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 3698931832191855138.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
Bihar: Major showdown between RJD MLAs, cops at Rabri Devi's residence over attack on RJD worker

RJD MLAs had a showdown with the police here on Friday when they were prevented from marching towards Gopalganj district to protest against the recent attack on a party worker in which a ruling JD(U)

29 May 15:48 Deccan Herald 2027555797894901119.html
Security registers 70 attacks by civilians against law enforcement officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civilians have conducted 70 attacks against security officers since the nationwide lockdown started in March this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement issued on Friday, the Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brig. Richard Karemire said the attack on Major Robert Nkwasibwe in Kyankwazi is the 70th conducted by …

29 May 15:40 The Independent Uganda: 5099025990432933202.html
MeECL oppose Electricity Bill, to supports protest

Employees and engineers of the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) has extended its support to the call of “national protest day” on June 1 against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 and proposed privatisation of DISCOM.

29 May 08:39 Nagalandpost 3019528212979366245.html
One dead, eight injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto-crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State on Friday said that one person died while eight others sustained injuries in a multiple accident

29 May 13:26 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729301010143491.html
Madonna's son David dances to honour George Floyd after his tragic death

Floyd was killed while being arrested.

29 May 00:28 Metro 970161747584502662.html
Bulgaria’s Business Proposes a Package of 54 additional Anti-crisis Measures

Bulgaria’s business and syndicates are proposing a package of 54 additional anti-crisis measures to this country’s cabinet. 

29 May 12:23 4235039571203935310.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
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
Liberal Reporter Says New Twitter Policy That Censored Trump Would Be Insane...And He Was Just Proven Right

President Trump was censored by Twitter last night. As Minneapolis

29 May 19:00 Townhall 6083908947429828994.html
US police officer charged with murder of George Floyd

A former US police officer has been charged with the murder of African-American man George Floyd. Derek Chauvin was filmed kneeling on the neck of Mr Floyd for at least eight minutes on Monday before…

29 May 19:44 214966661338432159.html
Ardagh to repay debt as it raises $715m in bond sale

Glass and metal container group led by Paul Coulsen operates facilities in 12 countries

29 May 07:36 The Irish Times 8204772968903832020.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
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
Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Reducing Legal Protection for Social Media Platforms

Following a feud with Twitter.

29 May 07:16 HYPEBEAST 3806037269704221523.html
Dilip Ghosh calls death of migrants on trains 'small and isolated' incidents, sparks fierce backlash from Bengal Opposition

As extreme heat, hunger and dehydration take a toll on lakhs of migrant workers and their families rushing back home amid the lockdown, nine passengers, including a child, have been reported dead on 'Shramik Special' trains since Monday.

29 May 03:46 Firstpost 4760741712498245046.html
US money market funds waive fees to stave off negative returns

Decline in yields on short-term debt prompts action from asset managers

29 May 03:00 Ft 707176889150166290.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
An economic Cold War was long coming

The US has always felt threatened by China’s rise. The Covid crisis has sharpened the conflict of economic interests

29 May 02:33 BusinessLine 5283601040109088.html
Twitter Hits Trump With Content Warning for Tweet 'Glorifying Violence'

Trump's tweet is now hidden, with Twitter's warning taking its place, and users must click through a link if they want to view it

29 May 16:16 TheWrap 2361432281831518495.html
Maharashtra: Free foodgrain arrives for migrants, but after most have left the state

While Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the free foodgrain scheme for migrants on May 14 as part of the second tranche of the Centre’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ package, state officials admitted to delays in finalisation of the modalities for its implementation

29 May 20:16 The Indian Express 2885715105157180600.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 2308610108261275227.html
NPA and IPID commit to tackling high-level police corruption

This comes after two investigators were pulled from the task team.

29 May 13:26 Daily Maverick 2373996787999910567.html
Metro police make several arrests in Manenberg after shootings

One of the suspects was taken into custody on Thursday night after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm and 11 rounds of ammunition.

29 May 00:00 2308610107381389771.html
USA Rugby outlines protocols for clubs on return to play

USA Rugby has released guidelines for clubs to follow as they consider returning to play in the wake of relaxed US coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home regulations.

29 May 07:02 Sport 682566034692755948.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
Celebrities Pitch In To Help Pay Minneapolis Protesters’ Bail

Multiple well-known actors and public figures have made donations to an organization that is working to pay the bail of protesters arrested in Minneapolis, Minnesota during the George Floyd ...

29 May 23:10 The Inquisitr 1745625231524514395.html
Welcome to Cold War 2.0

The burgeoning conflict between China and the United States could escalate into an ideological competition that splits the world, and the latest fracas over Hong Kong's autonomy is a potential tipping point.

29 May 01:20 Australian Financial Review 3974284488128651429.html
Online misinformation over George Floyd protests in Minneapolis stoke racial tensions

False social media posts include the officer charged in Floyd’s death incorrectly pictured next to Trump, rumours a Minneapolis officer was responsible for breaking windows

29 May 23:25 The Globe and Mail 68426411454091557.html
CNN crew arrested on live TV amid George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

Correspondent Omar Jimenez, and the crew with him, were handcuffed and detained by Minnesota State Police just after 5 a.m. local time.

29 May 11:28 New York Post 7654946769081233894.html
Working groups on economic task force to synergize efforts to revive economy: Conrad

GUWAHATI: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Friday tweeted that the six Working Groups of the Economic Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic would work in tandem to draw up a systematic and synergistic plan to revive the economy of Meghalaya and c

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880425401929.html
Lesser in number, Odisha workers in Ahmedabad await Shramik trains

According to officials, a total of 80 migrant workers from Odisha have registered for Shramik trains in Ahmedabad in the last one week, but at least 1,600 passengers are required to book a train to a particular state.

29 May 19:15 The Indian Express 2885715103927944645.html
Dave Bautista: WWE legend blasts Trump over response to George Floyd’s death

The response of the US President Donald Trump to protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd has angered WWE legend Dave Bautista, Daily Star reports

29 May 11:51 Legit 3764253649195218495.html
No risk of India losing out on hosting World T20 in 2021, assures Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal, in the wake of the recent war of words between the ICC and BCCI, has assured that the country is not at risk of losing on potentially hosting the WT20 in 2021. Earlier, the BCCI had failed to provide a tax exemption letter from the Indian Government to the ICC.

29 May 05:05 SportsCafe 5688863087765605988.html
China's Kunlun says U.S approves sale of Grindr to investor group

(Reuters) - Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved the $620 million sale of popular gay dating app Grindr to an investor group called San Vicente Acquisition LLC.

29 May 17:40 Reuters 8334514179725440307.html
Austrian leaders LASK Linz docked six points for breaking coronavirus rules

Austrian league leaders LASK Linz have had six points deducted for breaking coronavirus rules regarding training sessions.

29 May 03:05 The Indian Express 2885715104958403926.html
Buhari Orders Military Crackdown As Sokoto Bandits Kill 70

Buhari added that a major military operation code-named ‘Operation Accord’ had been launched by the military against the bandits terrorising the North-West and North Central states.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745492272707.html
Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74: Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi offer condolences

Ajit Jogi, the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh, passed away on Friday at the age of 74. His son Amit Jogi made the announcement on Twitter.

29 May 12:35 Firstpost 4760741711688270214.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
India-China border row: PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over ‘big conflict’, says Donald Trump

Reiterating his offer to mediate on the border dispute between India and China, US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is not in a “good mood” over the “big conflict” between the two countries.

29 May 03:03 First Post Of India 844080066674861434.html
High Court's verdict on SEC N Ramesh's case is a lesson to government: Pawan Kalyan

Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan said that he welcomes verdict of the High Court overturning the ordinance issued by the state government on the dismissal of the Andhra Pradesh state election commissioner...

29 May 08:43 The Hans India 817019414824002303.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
Dave Batista: WWE legend blasts Trump over response to George Floyd’s death

The response of the US President Donald Trump to protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd has angered WWE legend Dave Batista, Daily Star reports

29 May 10:17 Legit 3764253650650796960.html
Twitter now calls out US President Donald Trump for glorifying violence, restricts his tweet

Just days after it fact-checked one of the tweets made by US President Donald Trump, Twitter has now called out another of his tweet for glorifying violence and has hidden it behind a public notice.

29 May 08:15 Business Today 1145527431498039855.html
Delhi University likely to start registration process for admission to UG courses from 8 June; tentative first cut-off list to be out by 11 Aug

The University of Delhi may begin the registration process for admission to various courses on 8 June. The university’s standing committee of the academic council will decide in its meeting today if the tentative schedule prepared by the admissions department should be passed.

29 May 08:01 Firstpost 4760741712384978948.html
Tesla could build another Gigafactory in the UK: report

Tesla may have a new Gigafactory coming to the United Kingdom, according to recent reports. The UK Government is reportedly looking for a four-million square foot site to accommodate a new production facility for the electric car maker. The Department for International Trade (DIT) is heading the search for a plot of land that is […]

29 May 19:30 Teslarati 613467574104138944.html
ICC defers T20 World Cup discussion, English domestic season delayed

The suspense over the fate of this year's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia continued on Thursday after the International Cricket Council (ICC) deferred all discussions to its next board meeting on

29 May 04:44 Deccan Herald 2027555796261047854.html
Crashed Pakistan A320 jet insured for $19.7 million: airline document

SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus SE A320 jet that crashed into a crowded residential district of Karachi last week killing 97 people on board was insured for $19.7 million, an airline document showed.

29 May 09:01 Reuters 8334514180463444176.html
Give us too the benefit of credit guarantee scheme: urban co-op banks to FM

UCBs are financially sound and are a key funding source for MSMEs, says petition

29 May 09:05 BusinessLine 5283601327982934.html
Twitter, Reddit Challenge US Rules Forcing Visa Applicants To Disclose Their Social Media Handles

Twitter and Reddit have filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging a U.S. government rule change compelling visa applicants to disclose their social media handles. From a report: The lawsuit, brought by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, the Brennan Center f...

29 May 02:45 8720761277759500450.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
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
'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter

Trump said the factchecks were ‘editorial decisions’ by Twitter and amounted to political activism.

29 May 06:01 6446904417630421218.html
Ottawa urged to restore funding to groups that help exploited women, girls

Opposition MPs sent a letter Wednesday to Trudeau, Maryam Monsef and Bill Blair denouncing the decision to not renew federal funding for groups that help sexually exploited women and girls

29 May 02:11 The Globe and Mail 68426411237647643.html
Williams-Sonoma Earnings: WSM Stock Rallies 14% Following Q1 Topper

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) earnings for the retail company's first quarter of the year have WSM stock heading higher on Friday.

29 May 19:02 InvestorPlace 24614509810787854.html
Self-employed scheme extension leaves ‘vulnerable at risk’, says arts trade body

Caroline Norbury, Creative Industries Federation CEO, warned against a ‘cliff-edge’ end to support.

29 May 17:47 Shropshire Star 3480199993210954472.html
Arsenal make contact to sign £60m striker ahead of Chelsea and Manchester United

Arsenal are fearful of losing Aubameyang!

29 May 10:32 Metro 970161748940909093.html
PGA Tour Canada cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada said on Friday it had decided to cancel its 2020 season due to border restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic that also requires mandatory quarantines for those entering the country.

29 May 19:49 Reuters 8334514180535295681.html
UP’s economic activity returning to normalcy; here’s what industrial power demand data shows

After two successive months of depressed economic activity, industrial power consumption in UP, this week, crossed 90 per cent of the average consumption recorded in February.

29 May 14:33 The Financial Express 1288289581424797154.html
Australian zoo worker mauled in 'harrowing' attack by lions

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two lions attacked a woman worker at an Australian zoo on Friday as she was cleaning their enclosure, inflicting critical wounds on her head and neck, officials said.

29 May 07:08 Reuters 8334514181266606247.html
DraftKings Stock Will Keep Benefitting from Multiple Strong Trends

DraftKings stock will be boosted by the popularity of iGaming and the resumption of professional sports leagues.

29 May 12:18 InvestorPlace 24614510412352681.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
Travel disruptions, cost cutting key issues for U.S. business in China: report

BEIJING (Reuters) - Global travel disruptions are the top concern for American businesses in China, of which many are cutting compensation and bonuses amid the fallout of the COVID-19 epidemic, according to a report from a business group.

29 May 07:43 Reuters 8334514180610050777.html
Families of six or more 'won't be helped by easing of lockdown'

Families of six or more will be unable to meet with additional people together under the new lockdown rules.

29 May 13:16 Metro 970161748975013116.html
Delhi COVID-19 death count 398; record spike of 1,106 more cases takes tally to over 17,000

Delhi's COVID-19 death toll has mounted to 398 with 82 fatalities that took place in the last one month being reported on Friday, as the city's total tally jumped to over 17,000, authorities said. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Heath minister Satyendar Jain in a virtual joint press

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232636503112.html
South Africans quench thirst with moonshine during lockdown ban

South Africa imposed a lockdown on 27 March and banned alcohol in a bid to ease hospital workloads, help the public stick to social distancing rules and prevent a rise in domestic violence. A partial lifting of the ban is set for 1 June.

29 May 00:00 2308610106527710974.html
Why Caste Groups in Jharkhand Are Refusing To Buy The Official Claim Of ‘No Discrimination’ At Hazaribagh Quarantine Centre

A re-investigation has been demanded into a case of alleged caste discrimination at a Hazaribagh quarantine centre.

29 May 12:34 Swarajya 4977622829922707556.html
Liverpool may not lift title at Anfield as police request certain matches to be played at neutral venues

Police have set out the Premier League matches they would like to be played at neutral venues, which would include any Liverpool game where the title could be won.

29 May 11:16 independent 5894610845896647477.html
UP CM Adityanath asks officials get ready to deal with locust attacks

The local residents and farmers have been enlightened on the subject, while the village level committees and bodies have been mobilised to make a coordinated effort against the threat

29 May 13:06 Business-Standard 1502508925656473604.html
Novavax to buy Serum Institute plant to produce 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses

While experts have predicted that a shot will likely take 12-18 months to develop, vaccines are seen by world leaders as the only real way to restart their stalled economies after months of sweeping lockdown

29 May 08:47 Business Today 1145527432472270446.html
Emmerdale star fears COVID-19 second wave after clap for carers ends

She is worried about the weekly applause being ended.

29 May 13:33 Metro 970161747144092255.html
Rand, stocks drop with focus on US response to China over Hong Kong

The rand treaded water for most the session and but saw some selling late on after the trade balance for April swung to a large deficit as exports tumbled.

29 May 00:00 2308610106431679669.html
Sheriff: Texas constable mistakenly killed by deputy

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — A Texas deputy mistakenly shot and killed another responding officer early Friday while searching a home after a neighbor reported a suspicious person in the...

29 May 06:59 The Seattle Times 9121942837383372363.html
Canada’s Huawei extradition ruling could unleash Chinese backlash

A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies executive to the US leaves Canada vulnerable to further retaliation from Beijing, analysts said.

29 May 08:50 TechCentral 724913819243071295.html
Vietnamese cops bust $2.6bn online gambling ring

Vietnamese police have smashed a massive online card ring with revenues estimated at $2.6 billion, the biggest ever bust of its kind in a country where most gambling is banned but remains rampant.

29 May 15:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601104326125410.html
FG asks India to account for Nigerian ‘beaten to death’

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has asked the Indian authorities to account for the death of one of its citizens in the Asian country.On Thu

29 May 14:08 TheCable Lifestyle 3194590662791378643.html
‘People are fascinated because I am a girl’: 15-year-old who cycled 1,200 km from Delhi to Bihar

A video of Jyoti Kumari bicycling with her injured father amid the lockdown made headlines last week.

29 May 08:00 8669301693722116231.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
India trashes Pakistan's objection to commencement of construction of Ram temple

 India on Thursday trashed Pakistan's criticism of commencement of the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, saying Islamabad has no locus standi over the issue. "We have seen an absurd

29 May 04:36 Deccan Herald 2027555796265527377.html
Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi passes away at 74

Earlier in the day, the former CM suffered two cardiac arrests followed by which doctors termed his health as extremely critical.

29 May 13:55 The New Indian Express 4718288654948583454.html
Covid-19: Form special cell for students, HRD Minister tells universities

Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said that a task force has been created in UGC and NCERT to resolve the different issues of students

29 May 01:21 Business-Standard 1502508926319898154.html
FDA asks drugmakers to recall several diabetes drugs over contaminants

US health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of a widely used diabetes medication after laboratory tests found elevated levels of a contaminant linked to cancer. The Food

29 May 19:52 New York Post 7654946768082304082.html
Bangladeshis killed in Libya were abducted and tortured, Foreign Ministry says

DHAKA (Reuters) - The 30 migrants slain by traffickers in Libya on Wednesday had been abducted while crossing the country in search of work and then tortured to extract a ransom, Bangladesh’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday, citing a survivor.

29 May 17:12 Reuters 8334514181190833462.html
Inland waterways transport with Bangladesh to start in 3-4 months: Tripura CM

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today visited Sonamura and different parts of Sepahijala district as part of his inspection tour of quarantine centres set up at village level to accommodate people who are facing difficulties in-home quarantine.

29 May 13:00 The Indian Express 2885715103839607096.html
Samsung's global wearables shipments grew by 71% for the first quarter of 2020

The latest IDC report on the wearables market (for the first quarter of 2020 (1Q2020)) shows that its watch sector declined. However, this shortfall was addressed by gains made by the audio and band categories. Apple remained the #1 brand in terms of shipments, although Samsung posted the greatest year-on-year (YoY) growth.

29 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089577839579.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
Demands for government intervention on obesity to help cut 'increased but preventable' COVID-19 death risk

Public health campaigner Action on Sugar and Action on Salt has fleshed out the details on the interventionist measures it wants adopted in the UK to combat obesity and improve the nation’s health.

29 May 00:00 3674007564915954126.html
North Korea says it supports China's measures on Hong Kong

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Saturday expressed its support for China’s decision to impose new national security laws in Hong Kong, calling it a “legitimate step” to safeguard the state security.

29 May 22:24 Reuters 8334514181152893322.html
COVID-19: 176 Indians evacuated from Sri Lanka

Over 170 Indians stranded in Sri Lanka due to the global travel restrictions left for their homes on Friday aboard a special Air India flight.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568341555082.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
South Korea closes over 200 schools again after biggest COVID-19 spike in weeks

More than 200 schools in South Korea have been forced to close -- barely a few days after they re-opened -- due to a dramatic spike in the COVID-19 cases.

29 May 15:34 TheCable Lifestyle 3194590662489835939.html
Coffee maker JDE Peet's shares pop 15% after $17 billion virtual IPO

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Shares in coffee maker JDE Peet’s surged 15% in their stock market debut on Friday as investors jumped on the only big European IPO launched during the coronavirus crisis.

29 May 13:50 Reuters 8334514180678443740.html
UK, US, Australia and Canada scold China over Hong Kong law

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and Canada criticised China on Thursday for imposing a new security law on Hong Kong that they said would breach the 1984 Sino-British agreement on the former colony and threaten its freedoms.

29 May 08:39 Reuters 8334514180441612939.html
EU's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Continue To Fall As Coal Ditched

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Greenhouse gas emissions in the EU continued their fall in 2018, the latest year for which comprehensive data is available, according to a new report from Europe's environment watchdog. Emissions fell by 2.1% compared with 2017, to a level 23% l...

29 May 11:30 3975130315833701863.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
BLACKPINK beats Fifth Harmony record; 'Sour Candy' reaches # 1 in 57 countries on Itunes.

'Sour Candy', a collaboration between BLACKPINK and Lady Gaga, has excited music fans around the world.'Sour Candy', which was released on the 28th a…

29 May 02:28 allkpop 3249686060319683209.html
Union steps in with food vouchers and legal action as Denel fails to pay May salaries

Trade union UASA has set up a fund to assist its members after the embattled state-owned enterprise, Denel, abruptly announced that it would not be able to pay its employees in May. The union says they will be taking the matter to court.

29 May 13:21 Daily Maverick 2373996787616824641.html
Fanendo Adi: Nigerian born star donates 2000 bags of rice in Benue

Former Nigerian junior forward Fanendo Adi has thrown his weight of support for the vulnerable in Benue state as he donated 2000 bags of rice as palliative.

29 May 09:11 Legit 3764253651158907245.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
Dan Scavino Goes to War with Censors: 'Twitter Is Full of Shit'

White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Dan Scavino fired back at Twitter for censoring a tweet from President Donald Trump.

29 May 14:07 Breitbart 3148363490984758903.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
PM Modi-Shah meet, strategy post May 31 on discussion table

A day after speaking with the Chief Ministers, Union Home Minister is meeting with Prime Minister Narendra modi ahead of the lockdown coming to an end on May 31.

29 May 07:15 Oneindia 2023829372310237371.html
COVID-19: We should be your pride, not your shame - Cross River takes a swipe at FG

Cross River government has taken a swipe at the federal government accusing it of not showing concern to the state amid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic i

29 May 15:30 Legit 3764253649631560335.html
Donald Trump says PM Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China

US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is not in a "good mood" over the "big conflict" between the two countries.

29 May 03:03 Free Press Journal 9080771787918717142.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
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
China to ban pork imports from India to 'prevent swine fever': Report

According to the daily, India reported its first case of ASF in both domestic pigs and wild boars in Assam earlier this month

29 May 04:53 Business-Standard 1502508924922433282.html
Rescheduled Boston Marathon now canceled

Staging the Boston Marathon ‘would not be responsible or realistic on September 14 or anytime this year,’ says the mayor

29 May 03:23 Rappler 1882105643796682732.html
Teen decapitated by dad in 'honour killing' after eloping with older man

She ran away with a man 15 years her senior, local media reported.

29 May 08:35 Metro 970161747939872667.html
Ill. Governor Drops All Church Restrictions After Lawsuit

Churches claimed governor's restrictions ignored

29 May 17:08 Infowars 1950426315491914636.html
Covid-19 may cause hunger, famine, $8.5 trn loss in global output: UN chief

Guterres told the high-level meeting that the UN is asking for immediate, collective action in six critically important areas to deal with the crisis

29 May 06:48 Business-Standard 1502508925390581788.html
Schoolboy in heartfelt call for annual NHS day in online petition

Child's call for annual celebration to show thanks and remember frontline NHS staff who lost their lives fighting Covid-19.

29 May 07:34 birminghammail 8288260685402359097.html
Oakland prepares for Friday-night protest

A demonstration over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis is planned for Friday night in Oakland.

29 May 17:43 SFGate 6504337519424192625.html
Covid-19 pandemic may create opportunities to deepen India’s engagement with Africa

India could also create a new fund for Africa and adapt its grant-in-aid assistance to reflect the current priorities. This could include support for new investment projects by Indian entrepreneurs especially in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors in Africa.

29 May 04:19 The Indian Express 2885715104972119934.html
COVID-19: We should be your pride, not your shame - Cross River takes a swipe at FG

Cross River government has taken a swipe at the federal government accusing it of not showing concern to the state amid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic i

29 May 15:30 Legit 3764253651117521450.html
Bengal to reopen places of worship Monday as CM eases lockdown

She also announced restarting of private and public sector offices with full attendance from June 8

29 May 13:24 Business-Standard 1502508925765363165.html
'Govt's silence fuelling speculation’: Rahul Gandhi on situation with China

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said that the government must come clean on the border face-off between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

29 May 13:37 Oneindia 2023829370780460516.html
Another 177 people die after catching coronavirus across UK

The latest figures were released as data showed that several councils in England have still not passed the peak of the virus.

29 May 14:33 Metro 970161748648800694.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
Football mentor has hands full during virus lockdown

Fitness coach and mentor Wayne Richardson has had his hands full dealing with footballers' mental health issues in a period of unprecedented uncertainty during the coronavirus lockdown.

29 May 08:20 The Citizen 410802301644551188.html
George Floyd death: Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged police killing

George Floyd, 46, was seen on video gasping for breath while a white police officer knelt on his neck. The African-American man's death has led to days of protests and unrest.

29 May 05:53 India Today 4286117814170687740.html
Find The Best Talent And More: 4 Concrete Benefits To Your Business Of Being Accountable To Stakeholders

Accountability is essential if a company is to be purpose-driven and meet the needs of all stakeholders. But where to start? Examining environmental, community, worker, customer and governance impacts can help your business review, assess, and make meaningful changes to improve overall performance.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530827105018.html
Police request for Liverpool’s potential title win to be played at neutral venue

Up to six Premier League matches could be played at neutral venues, including “the game in which Liverpool could secure the title”.

29 May 09:58 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773345561870.html
GDP growth slows to a 11-year low of 4.2%, Q4 slumps to 3.1%

In 2019-20, the Indian economy grew by 4.2% against 6.1% expansion in 2018-19.

29 May 13:27 The Hindu 6679535025305301562.html
High school football: Mustang Public Schools announces plan for reopening summer activities

Mustang Public Schools announced its schedule for reopening summer activities for high school athletes on Thursday, six days after a proposal was rejected by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association board of directors.

29 May 01:19 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318761863312855.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
Renault to stay in Formula One despite job cuts

Renault will continue to run a team in the Formula One world championship, despite announcing nearly 15 000 job losses in the wake of plummeting car sales.

29 May 13:33 Sport 682566035652432727.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
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
When and where will each sport return?

The Premier League is aiming for a June 17 resumption while the PGA tour is preparing to end its three-month hiatus on June 11.

29 May 13:56 Express & Star 7324224459487010938.html
Twitter places notice on Trump’s Minneapolis tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

Twitter on Friday escalated its war on President Trump by placing a “public interest notice” on one of his tweets. The social media giant said a tweet by Trump that read “When the

29 May 08:48 New York Post 7654946768167271064.html
Aussie shares slip early after Wall St stumble

The Australian share market has opened lower after Wall St dipped amid US-China trade tensions.

29 May 00:14 WAtoday 6806590900697769898.html
Cairns boy dead after alleged scuffle in suburban park

Police say the 12-year-old boy was involved in a physical altercation between two groups in a Cairns suburb when he fell to the ground unconscious.

29 May 00:54 Brisbane Times 2314609338896992501.html
Govt, non-govt offices to reopen from June 8 in Bengal: CM

KOLKATA: As the fourth phase of Covid-19 lockdown draws to a close in India, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that all government and non-government offices will resume their operations from June 8 across the state.Addre

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878437439841.html
Iconic statue gets new look for pandemic

Ayr’s Fish Cross statue has donned a new look for the Covid-19 pandemic.

29 May 12:32 dailyrecord 552235479796724447.html
Bengals' Joe Burrow, Dolphins' Brian Flores among reaction to George Floyd killing

Prominent sports figures continued to comment about George Floyd, who died while in police custody Monday in Minneapolis.

29 May 19:46 ESPN 8538773402618432470.html
Commentary: Twitter struck fair balance between liberty, fact

Twitter did not remove President Trump’s tweet. Its small label informed people how to ‘get the facts.’

29 May 08:30 HeraldNet 3867135409220489079.html
Deacon Blue stars detail coronavirus symptoms: 'I still have no taste or smell'

The duo contracted the virus after visiting London.

29 May 13:57 Metro 970161748775315064.html
No fines issued over two large family gatherings tied to COVID-19 outbreak in Saskatoon

Province’s chief medical health officer says officials decided education and compliance were the right course of action

29 May 16:04 The Globe and Mail 68426410712931302.html
Twitter hid Trump's violent tweet. Why won't Facebook?

Trump encouraged violence on Twitter and Facebook. But only one of those services did anything about it.

29 May 13:59 Mashable 5336625364145622713.html
Opinion: The China-Canada ‘relationship’ is not worth saving

Ottawa’s constant tiptoeing around Beijing’s many aggressions signals a weak-kneed willingness to kowtow in the name of a friendship that doesn’t exist

29 May 09:05 The Globe and Mail 68426409825473834.html
Rising US job losses stir fears of lasting economic damage

WASHINGTON — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.

29 May 02:09 52741008729696000.html
Google considering taking stake in Vodafone Idea: Report

A deal with Google could be a lifeline for Vodafone Idea, which owes as much as Rs 54,000 crore in adjusted gross revenue dues to the government.

29 May 04:52 The Indian Express 2885715105377118764.html
Five Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes

Trudeau’s offer of federal help has met a mixed reaction from provincial and territorial leaders

29 May 05:39 The Globe and Mail 68426411070005736.html
It’s lit now! British American Tobacco heads to court over cigarette sale ban

Government has come under fire from smokers around the country for refusing to allow the sale of cigarettes from Monday – when the country moves to level 3 lockdown - but giving alcohol the green light.

29 May 00:00 2308610106643477215.html
Indian Railways Provides Big Relief To Passengers: Starts Advance 120 Days Booking And Luggage, Parcel Service

In a major relief to passengers, the Indian Railways on Thursday (29 May) modified the rules for reservation in Special Rajdhani and Special mail and express type trains as it extended the advance reservation period from 30 days to 120 days.

29 May 07:52 Swarajya 4977622828780138759.html
National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

29 May 06:12 6446904418901378714.html
Canadian companies are slow-walking, not running, back to the office

Nearly a third of respondents in a recent survey feel the safest course, for now, is to ask employees who are currently working from home to keep working from home

29 May 09:00 The Globe and Mail 68426410968363077.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
Self-employed scheme extension leaves ‘vulnerable at risk’, says arts trade body

Caroline Norbury, Creative Industries Federation CEO, warned against a ‘cliff-edge’ end to support.

29 May 17:47 Express & Star 7324224460757132008.html
YouTube CEO responds to Trump order threatening web protections

The order calls for new regulations to limit liability protections enjoyed by social-media companies if they “engage in censoring or any political conduct.”

29 May 06:02 The Indian Express 2885715105518722197.html
Russia reports record toll of new virus deaths

Health officials report a total of 4,374 deaths and 387,623 cases as of May 29, the third-highest number of infections in the world after the United States and Brazil

29 May 12:44 Rappler 1882105643065048076.html
'These problems are all of our problems:' Nick Collison donates to NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Nick Collison announced Friday that he donated $20,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in memory of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and "so many other people whose lives weren't valued because of the color of their skin."

29 May 19:01 THE OKLAHOMAN 7193318760908822030.html
Capgemini's top executive Thierry Delaporte is new Wipro CEO

Until recently, Thierry Delaporte was CEO of Capgemini Group and a member of its Group Executive Board. He held several leadership roles including that of CEO of Global Financial Services Strategic Business Unit, and head of all global service lines

29 May 03:45 Business Today 1145527432291867301.html
KEC International Q4 results: Net profit down 3% to Rs 193 crore

Revenue during the quarter declined to Rs 3,673.73 crore as against Rs 3,845.51 crore in the year-ago period.

29 May 12:48 The Economic Times 7653256038373977090.html
Tony Watt sticks with Motherwell

The forward joined the club in February.

29 May 19:54 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774905802322.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
Indian Railways reinstates advance ticket reservation window to 120 days

According to a Railway Ministry spokesperson, the changes shall be implemented from 8 am of the train booking date of May 31 onwards

29 May 03:59 Business Today 1145527432491118082.html
Pier 1's 'awful day' arrives with judge approving liquidation

The end is near for Pier 1 Imports Inc.

29 May 18:47 BNN 3833521689599556108.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
Covid19 cases in Karnataka hit double century mark as 248 test positive on Friday

While neighboring Maharashtra contributed over 90% of the positive cases, Bengaluru city is slowly showing dangerous trends

29 May 18:27 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363809446547.html
Impossible to host National Games in October due to Covid-19: Goa CM Sawant

"State govt would communicate to the Sports Ministry to convey to the Indian Olympic Association about Goa's unwillingness to host the event and to postpone it in light of Covid-19," Sawant said

29 May 04:35 Business-Standard 1502508925294225230.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
SPONSORED: Government action at home and abroad helps cope with Covid

The UK Government has been working round the clock to help people through Coronavirus at home and abroad.

29 May 09:02 The Courier 4275302768326940043.html
Hawkins: 2nd Amendment Is a Bulwark when Law and Order Crumbles

The Second Amendment is a bulwark guarding Americans' ability to be prepared to defend their lives and liberty as law and order crumbles in U.S. cities.

29 May 19:55 Breitbart 3148363492557229898.html
Blackmores steadies the ship

The largest shareholder in Australia's biggest vitamins company is positioning for the future on many fronts.

29 May 01:55 Australian Financial Review 3974284488400640454.html
Lockdown may be extended by another 15 days, says Goa CM after talking to Amit Shah

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant underlined that there was a demand in the state to reopen hotels, restaurants, gyms, and malls, highlighting that he would urge the Centre to allow the resumption of activities in the state with adequate social distancing rules in place

29 May 08:43 Business Today 1145527432253223047.html
Madonna Mocked After Posting Video Of Son Dancing To ‘Stamp Out Racism’

"Like A Virgin" crooner Madonna has come under blast after she shared a video of her son dancing to "stamp out racism."

29 May 13:26 The Guardian 7580308505471811535.html
Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: State records 248 cases in 24 hrs; gram panchayat polls postponed

The total number of cases in the state has now reached 2,781, out of which 1,837 are active. The state has recorded 48 deaths and 894 people have been recovered and discharged. 

29 May 17:05 The Indian Express 2885715105415858225.html
Russia’s Largest Bank, Sberbank, Calls on Suppliers to Provide 4,917 ATMs that come with Graphic Cards to Perform “Blockchain Operations”

Russia’s largest banking institution, Sberbank, has reportedly called on local suppliers to provide 4,917 ATMs that come with built-in graphic cards that can

29 May 02:11 Crowdfund Insider 6834688072213710405.html
Move over James Bond; India returns alleged bird spy to Pakistan

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian police have released a pigeon belonging to a Pakistani fisherman after a probe found that the bird, which had flown across the contentious border between the nuclear-armed nations, was not a spy, two officials said on Friday.

29 May 19:43 Reuters 8334514180831960084.html
COLUMN: For real leadership amid crisis, look west of Scott Road

Delta council, under direction of Mayor George Harvie, defines leadership during pandemic

29 May 18:45 North Delta Reporter 5327740411272660338.html
Trump hits back at Twitter

  Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump has hit back at Twitter, that concealed one his tweets on Friday for “glorifying violence.” The US president says social media companies censor conservative voices like his. “Twitter is doing nothing about all of the lies and propaganda being put out by China or …

29 May 11:26 The Independent Uganda: 5099025989903676690.html
Van Jones: Black People Should Be Afraid of White, Hillary Supporters

CNN commentator Van Jones, never one to shy from his

29 May 20:45 Townhall 6083908948635990227.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
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
Tony Watt sticks with Motherwell

The forward joined the club in February.

29 May 19:52 Express & Star 7324224460370587005.html
Tremors felt in Delhi, North India on Friday, fifth time in two months

"Did you feel it!" was the buzz among people messaging each other in Delhi and cities near it

29 May 15:55 Business-Standard 1502508926579402798.html
Pending vehicle registrations from pre-lockdown time continue

‘Only negligible vehicle sales happen now’

29 May 13:27 BusinessLine 5283600626385111.html
PM Modi not in a good mood over flare up with Chinese says Trump

Reiterating his offer to mediate on the border dispute between India and China, US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke with Narendra Modi about the 'big conflict' and asserted that the Indian Prime Minister is not in a 'good mood' over the latest flare-ups between the two countries.

29 May 08:17 Oneindia 2023829371614026259.html
With 4,706 corona deaths, India surpasses China in total fatalities

India has now overtaken Turkey as the ninth worst-hit country in terms of total number of cases.

29 May 09:37 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363416988603.html
Delhi: Armed men rob staff at hospital of Rs 1,500; RML institute dean admitted to Max

No FIR has been filed in the matter so far. "We have not received a complaint from the private hospital yet,” said DCP (Northwest) Vijayanta Arya.

29 May 20:47 The Indian Express 2885715103969315364.html
Alumni association seizes chance to help amid crisis

WITH many areas in the country seemingly  set  to graduate or  have  graduated  from an Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to a General Community Quarantine (GCQ), the ongoing pandemic gave light as to how people reacted during a crisis.

29 May 07:04 Journal Online 6375127393513546921.html
COVID-19 in Southeast Asia: non-citizens have a right to protection too

Arbitrary differentiation between citizen and non-citizen is causing migrants to suffer the worst of the pandemic.

29 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241321206778477.html
Local federations await Level 3 clarity as world sport gradually resumes

After months of coronavirus lockdowns that brought the world’s sporting schedule to an abrupt halt, some high-profile events have either returned or are set to return. But for South African sport, the immediate future remains unclear.

29 May 13:32 Daily Maverick 2373996788455993726.html
OFI say restrictions should be eased for Irish Olympic hopefuls

Federation argues Irish athletes are facing a ‘significant disadvantage’ to their rivals

29 May 09:43 The Irish Times 8204772969286622680.html
SBP reserves fall $55m to $12.07b

Drop comes on accoun­t of extern­al debt repaym­ents

29 May 04:01 The Express Tribune 1105816786412659866.html
Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general says

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will attack Taiwan if there is no other way of stopping it from becoming independent, one of the country’s most senior generals said on Friday, in a rhetorical escalation from China aimed at the democratic island Beijing claims as its own.

29 May 13:47 Reuters 8334514179972451182.html
Lockdown 5.0: Public, private employees to resume work from June 8 in Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee

Announcing new guidelines for the fifth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, Banerjee said that religious places will reopen but schools will remain closed

29 May 16:43 Business Today 1145527431578422798.html
ACT govt rules out business loans and grants, hospitality package welcomed

Chief Minister Andrew Barr says assistance for other ailing sectors is being considered.

29 May 07:30 The Canberra Times 8662394328659434811.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
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
SC orders free travel for stranded workers

SC orders free travel for stranded workers Orders states to provide food, water New Delhi:  The Supreme Court Thursday directed that no fare for travel either by train or bus be charged from the migrant workers stranded across the country and they be provided food and water. The apex court, which passed interim directions, said […]

29 May 02:20 Northlines 6096227022283397028.html
University to conduct final year exams; 1st, 2nd year students to be promoted on internal assessment

HRD Minister announced the decision in a webinar with Higher Education Institutes and their heads, reports TOI.

29 May 03:44 8669301692885641969.html
No domestic cricket to be played before August 1: ECB

The suspension of England's domestic cricket season has been extended to at least August 1, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568451428712.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
NFL, EA agree to multiyear extension for 'Madden'

The preeminent video-game/pro-sports partnership will continue at least another six years, as the NFL, NFL Players Association and Electronic Arts on Thursday announced a renewal of their partnership for at least another half-decade.

29 May 01:27 Reuters 8334514181461056149.html
Sappi donates essential items and products for Covid-19 relief

Sappi’s procurement department is also busy sourcing gloves and hand soap which will be added to the list of items to be donated.

29 May 12:00 South Coast Sun 4417269128696186376.html
Virginia enters phase one Friday as mandatory face mask rule goes into effect

The entirety of Virginia will be in phase one of reopening beginning Friday, as Richmond, Accomack County and the northern Virginia region join the rest of the state.

29 May 17:00 Washington Examiner 4625792331863667818.html
Walvis Bay residents, leaders welcome lockdown

RESIDENTS and leaders at Walvis Bay have applauded the president for what they describe as swift action to curb the spread of Covid-19 at the harbour town.

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576253824507.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 8669301694155812889.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
PM Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China: Donald Trump

Speaking with the reporters in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, Trump said a "big conflict" was going on between India and China

29 May 02:44 Business-Standard 1502508926703129978.html
PSA Forum returns on June 2

The two-part, Tuesday session will have two of the country’s top sports officials in Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William ‘Butch’ Ramirez and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino taking their turn discussing the current and future state of Philippine sports amid the global pandemic.

29 May 08:15 Journal Online 6375127392804415429.html
Dissident Chinese artist warns of hidden cost of Beijing's Belt and Road deal

One of China’s most prolific and well-known political cartoonists warns the Victorian Premier over Beijing's signature policy.

29 May 07:39 Brisbane Times 2314609338839854589.html
Austria to loosen face-mask requirement, scrap table-size limit in bars

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria will no longer require shoppers to wear face masks and scrap a limit of four adults at a table in bars and restaurants, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Friday, outlining the next loosening of the country’s coronavirus restrictions.

29 May 14:49 Reuters 8334514181248335843.html
Police free CNN reporter arrested live on TV covering Minneapolis protests

WASHINGTON - Police in Minneapolis released a CNN reporter who was led off in handcuffs along with his film crew while reporting live on television early Friday morning during violent protests in the city.

29 May 16:25 The Peninsula 1202843881403805055.html
Donald Trump reiterates offer to ‘mediate’ on India-China border dispute, says PM Modi ‘not in good mood’

China has recently accused India of unilaterally attempting to change the status of the un-demarcated border in Ladakh after troops involved in scuffles.

29 May 04:48 The Statesman 1191309781854796061.html
Khloe Kardashian hits out at allegations she flouted social distancing rules

Khloe Kardashian has slammed accusations she flouted the social distancing rules after the Kardashian/Jenner clan recently reunited.

29 May 05:55 7092425147809834114.html
Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting and vandalism in Minneapolis on Thursday as protesters vented their rage over the death of a black man seen on video gasping for breath while a white police officer knelt on his neck.

29 May 06:19 Reuters 8334514180223759537.html
American Civil Liberties Union Sues Clearview AI for Violating Privacy

Clearview AI, the developer of a facial-recognition tool used by law enforcement agencies, is currently facing charges from the American Civil Liberties Union for violating people's rights to privacy.

29 May 09:32 Tech Times 4011848567000505208.html
North Korea accuses US of hurting its image with cyber threat warning

Washin­gton renewe­d accusa­tions last month that Pyongy­ang was respon­sible for malici­ous cyber attack­s

29 May 13:16 The Express Tribune 1105816787082885795.html
To Those Outraged Over Trump's Use of the Word 'Thug,' Someone Else Used it Too...

"These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and

29 May 13:50 Townhall 6083908947711419287.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
The way forward for Pak-Afghan relations

The mistrust between both the neighbours has also resulted in a vicious cycle of blame game on both sides

29 May 05:42 The Express Tribune Blog 736159585891758386.html
South Korea taps domestic tourism to revive industry

'Can we find tourism with eased social distancing? The brief answer is ‘yes’ but it’s going to be in domestic tourism and in a very limited way, very careful way,' says Korean tourism expert Wangoo Lee

29 May 02:00 Rappler 1882105642268431625.html
The Daily Chase: GDP shrinks 7.2% in March; one-on-one with RBC's CEO

This morning we’ll find out how sharply Canada’s economic output collapsed in the early days of COVID-19 lockdown measures.

29 May 12:40 BNN 3833521689123173906.html
Renault plans to cut 14,600 jobs worldwide in race to reduce costs

The measures round off a decisive week for Renault and its Japanese partners Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp., drawing a line under a two-decade era of aggressive expansion

29 May 20:02 Business-Standard 1502508925777635397.html
EU approves EUR 500 mln in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine

The EU has now provided Ukraine with EUR 3.8 billion in MFA loans since 2014.

29 May 16:00 UNIAN 6863008971521828451.html
Former Colts GM Ryan Grigson joins Browns as senior adviser

Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson was hired Friday as a senior adviser for the Cleveland Browns.

29 May 18:52 FOX Sports 4135141641793500894.html
PIC wants Eskom bonds turned to equity

SOUTH African state asset manager the Public Investment Corporation has submitted a proposal to the government on converting bonds it holds in struggling state utility Eskom into equity.

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576115470521.html
Death toll due to cyclone Amphan in West Bengal now 98: CM Mamata Banerjee

The death toll due to cyclone 'Amphan' in West Bengal has risen to 98, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. "As per reports of the district magistrates, the toll due to cyclone Amphan has

29 May 19:15 Deccan Herald 2027555797400211800.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
Dissident Chinese artist warns of hidden cost of Beijing's Belt and Road deal

One of China’s most prolific and well-known political cartoonists warns the Victorian Premier over Beijing's signature policy.

29 May 07:39 WAtoday 6806590899286044157.html
Turkey's AK Party plans measures seen as potential obstacle to new parties

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party is planning to push through measures with its nationalist allies that affect how political groups may contest elections and could hamper new opposition parties taking part in any snap elections.

29 May 13:56 Reuters 8334514180408579800.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
Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' warning to Trump tweet

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

29 May 14:03 52741009472151768.html
PM Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China: Donald Trump

Reiterating his offer to mediate on the border dispute between India and China, US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke with Narendra Modi about the "big conflict" and asserted that the

29 May 08:13 Deccan Herald 2027555797379683670.html
Japan Netflix star's death sparks calls for cyberbullying rules

The death of a young Japanese reality TV star targeted by online abuse has sparked an outpouring of grief in the country and calls for stronger measures to tackle cyberbullying.

29 May 17:15 4715274784896049161.html
NHL awards regular-season trophies for shortened campaign

Since the NHL is planning to go straight to the playoffs, it's handing out a handful of trophies for the regular season cut short by the coronavirus pa

29 May 02:15 The Japan Times 6673764367636487074.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
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
Russian police arrest Moscow protesters for second day in a row

Moscow police have arrested at least 20 people in single-person protests to support journalist Ilya Azar, now in jail for 15 days. DW guest columnist Alexander Plushchev was detained for the second time in two days.

29 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934689016746834.html
PM, HM working on revised lockdown strategy

PM, HM working on revised lockdown strategy Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah are in a huddle as they deliberate over the strategy out of lockdown as its fourth phase draws to a close this week. The escalation in numbers might prove to be a big worry as the country reported 7,467 […]

29 May 14:16 Northlines 6096227020575382609.html
How a court decision could unlock secrets of Whitlam's dismissal

The High Court's decision could shed light on key questions including whether the Queen explicitly supported the sacking of Gough Whitlam.

29 May 07:00 Australian Financial Review 3974284488175781859.html
Buhari: Close to a billion dollars stolen under Abacha

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria wishes to benefit the world and not to forever be in the need of aid.

29 May 18:43 TheCable 7513571676073099279.html
Govt needs to focus especially on youth

The extended lockdown in place to contain the spread of Covid-19 has acted as a trigger causing spike in number of people experiencing stronger forms of mental health issues which were earlier mild. According to experts, this is the time when the government should focus especially on the youth in a

29 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233791959280.html
Roland Garros planning for fans not empty seats

The postponed French Open plans to return this September with fans still attending but practicing physical distancing

29 May 05:34 Rappler 1882105643306607105.html
India rejects US mediation in Ladakh standoff, reiterates China issue is bilateral

China too, in a statement on Friday, rejected any US mediation.

29 May 17:35 Deccan Chronicle 7881006364006495134.html
Ahmedabad: Fire at Sakar 7 building, one dead

According to fire officials, fire has started in the cable duct of the commercial complex due to short circuit of wiring, resulting in heavy smoke coming out from each floor of the building.

29 May 18:11 The Indian Express 2885715103831703834.html
Air India to operate additional repatriation flights to six countries

Air India said it will operate additional repatriation flights to six countries between June 4 and June 6 to bring back stranded Indians under the phase 2 of Vande Bharat Mission.

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