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Photos: Fire and Protests in the Twin Cities

A third day of protests took place yesterday in Minneapolis and St. Paul, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, after an officer kneeled on his neck and ignored his pleas that he couldn’t breathe.

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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.

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On June 1, Coronavirus Restrictions in NSW Will Ease Even More – Here’s What You Need to Know

Not only will you be able to holiday within the state (good news: the ski season officially begins on June 22), you’ll also have an even greater chance of scoring a table at your favourite restaurant.

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Western Australia’s Restaurants, Bars and Pubs Can Serve Up to 100 Patrons From June 6

Galleries, museums, theatres, auditoriums, cinemas and concert venues will also be allowed to reopen as part of the state government's roadmap to easing restrictions.

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Railways extends advance reservation period; No travel fare for migrants

Indian Railways has taken the decision to extend the advance reservation period (ARP) from 30 days to 120 days for its special Rajdhani trains as well as the Mail Express trains that will commence services June 1 onwards.

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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

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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

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Cong leaders demand Rs 10,000 for poor

On the call given by the Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former party president Rahul Gandhi under the ‘Speak up India’ programme large number of Congressmen went live on Thursday on various social media platforms and raised many issues. The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president

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KU gets new VC, promises to improve employability of students

The new vice chancellor of Kolhan University Gangadhar Panda has said that he will work to ensure employability of tribal students. On the first day in his office on Thursday, he shared his plans with his colleagues. Governor of Jharkhand Droupadi Murmu who's also the chancellor of universities in

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Govt issues advisory to deal with locust attack

In order to deal with possible locust attack, the Delhi Government has issued advisory asking authorities to spray insecticides and pesticides on crops, vegetation, gardens and orchards. Cabinet Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said that in view of the increasing threat of locusts in north India,

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IIT BBS serves stranded migrants

The IIT Bhubaneswar upon the initiative of Director, IIT Bhubaneswar Prof RV Raja Kumar, served 1,008 packets of cooked and packed food to stranded migrant workers. Besides, water bottles were provided by the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA)of the Ministry of HRD. This apart, 2022 migrant workers

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More flights to bring labourers home: CM Soren

After an Air Asia flight brought home 180 migrant labourers home from Mumbai to Ranchi on Thursday, Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that if needed, more flights will be used to bring back migrant labourers. The CM had written to the Centre and the Home Minister seeking permission for chartered

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Priest beheads man at temple in Cuttack dist

A priest allegedly killed a man by beheading him at a temple near Bandhahuda under the Narasinghpur police station in Cuttack district on Wednesday night. Later, accused Sansari Ojha (72), priest of Brahmani Dei Temple, surrendered to police following the incident. Reports said an argument

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Thousands of migrants unsure of leaving Doon as work resumes

A large number of migrants have refused to return to their native States as various works have resumed in the district. The Dehradun chief development officer (CDO) Nitika Khandelwal who is currently supervising the operation of sending thousands of migrants home in different states through trains

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Nine new COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh, tally 291

Nine more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh on Friday, taking the number of coronavirus cases in the state to 291, officials said. Of the fresh cases, five were reported from Hamirpur and four from Kangra, they said, adding that all of them had recently returned from other

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Punjab Opp parties oppose move to hike fee in medical colleges

A day after Punjab Cabinet decided to increase the fees in the States medical colleges, both private and Government, the opposition parties have opposed the move. State’s principal opposition party, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has accused the Government of buckling under pressure of the “medical

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Half dozen hurt after 2 groups clash while playing cards

Over half a dozen people were injured after two groups clashed while playing cards at Sudama Nagar under Kamla Nagar police station area late in the night on Wednesday; two persons have sustained severe injuries in the clash. Panic prevailed late in the night at Sudama Nagar after Alok Manohar was

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2,211 Maha police personnel found COVID-19 positive; 25 dead

At least 2,211 police personnel in Maharashtra have tested coronavirus positive so far, of whom 25 have lost their lives due to the infection, an official said on Friday. Of the total number of police personnel who succumbed to the infection, 16 are from Mumbai. Three others are from Nashik rural,

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5 Covid patients discharged after treatment at BGH

Five Corona-positive patients, whose reports came out negative were discharged from Bokaro General Hospital on Wdnesday. On the direction of Deputy Commissioner Mukesh Kumar, the district administration officials, Civil Surgeon Dr. Ashok Kumar Pathak and the doctors and officials of BGH bid

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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

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Menstrual hygiene campaign launched

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

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HC OK’s shifting of 955 foreign Tablighis from quarantine centres to alternate accommodation

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed shifting of 955 foreign nationals, who had participated in the religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz event, from institutional quarantine to an alternate place of accommodation. A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rajnish Bhatnagar, which conducted the

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Octogenarian stays hungry with mentally-challanged son, daughter

At the twilight of age, when parents want their children would take care of them, an octogenarian person, here, was forced to shoulder the burden of his family members as his two children were insane. Nrusingha Charan Behera of Ekalapur village under Kansar BadadaunduaGP of Mahakalapada

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24 more test positive for COVID-19 in Assam, total count 880

As many as 24 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Assam, taking the total number of such cases in the state to 880, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Of the 24, 11 are from Goalpara, three each from Nalbari and Tinsukia, two from Dibrugarh and one each from Kamrup, Nagaon, Karbi

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Himachal Cong seeks probe by sitting HC judge

A day after Himachal Pradesh BJP president Rajeev Bindal resigned over his alleged role in a health scam, the State Congress on Thursday reiterated its demand of entrusting a probe into the scandal to a sitting High Court judge. Meanwhile, Bindal, in a 5 minute-long video statement, claimed that

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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

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Father, son cook kidnapping theory, police find it fake

A father and his son cooked up a kidnapping theory only to find themselves in hot waters. Palamu police not only found kidnapping theory a fake one but poorly drawn conspiratorial move of father & son. SP Palamu Ajay Linda said this bizarre case of cooked up kidnapping was floated in village

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Girl ostracised for sex slur against Sarpanch

A poor girl of Sundargarh district, who had lodged a complaint in Talsara police station against the local Sarpanch for asking her to keep physical relationship with her on the pretext of giving job to her brother, has been reportedly ostracised by the villagers. The BDO of Balishankara block will

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Provide biscuits, water to Shramik trains: Baghel

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel wants biscuits and water pouches to be provided to migrant labourers when Shramik special trains carrying them stop at railway stations in Chhattisgarh. The Chief Minister has given instructions to this effect to the District Collectors of Raipur, Bilaspur,

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Man arrested for rash driving

A 20-year-old man was arrested for allegedly driving rashly and misbehaving and threatening a couple after ramming his car into theirs in Delhi’s Connaught Place. The driver of the offending vehicle has been identified as Piyush, a resident of Defence Colony. Police has also recovered the car

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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

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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, several countries in the world have blamed China for the spread of coronavirus and its failure to provide

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inbrief

Pankaj Vatsal nominated in IIAB Mgmt panel Media Incharge of Birsa agricultural University (BAU) and social activist Pankaj Vatsal has been nominated as a member of 7-member institute management committee (IMC) of Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, IIAB (deemed university), Ranchi by

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Rural public to get ownership of own plot

Now the rural public can enjoy the ownership of their own plot. The villagers will get the records of their rights after the survey of the rural settlements in the State. Property registers will also be prepared at the panchayat level from the database prepared under the scheme for the benefit of

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84 new cases take Indore COVID-19 tally to 3,344; 4 more die

With 84 more persons found infected with coronavirus in Indore district of Madhya Pradeh, the tally went up to 3,344 on Friday, while four patients succumbed to the disease, officials said. The fresh cases in Indore, one of the worst affected districts by the pandemic in the country, were reported

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COVID-19: India now ninth-worst hit country in world with 1,65,799 cases

New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,706 in the country, while the number of cases climbed to 1,65,799, registering an increase of 175 deaths and a record jump of 7,466 cases since Thursday 8 am, the Union Health Ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood

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45-yr-old woman beaten to death by husband over ‘illicit relationship’

Suspecting illicit relationship, a 45-year-old woman was beaten to death by her husband at Latifpura village under Berasia police station area on Wednesday. Police said that Babulal, husband of the deceased Usha Bai, found her at Suresh’s house on Wednesday and started fighting with his wife,

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Trump says he likes 'great gentleman' PM Modi

Reflecting upon his love and affection for India and the good rapport he has with its leader, US President Donald Trump has said that he likes Prime Minister Narendra Modi and termed him a "great gentleman". Prime Minister Modi is one of the few world leaders, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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180 stranded migrants return home in chartered flight

Jharkhand on Thursday became the first Indian State to bring stranded labourers home in a chartered flight during the ongoing lockdown, a press communique from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said. About 180 migrant workers, stranded in Maharashtra during the lockdown, were flown to Ranchi in an

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NDMC seals its office after 4 test corona positive

Days after four employees of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), the civic body has sealed the entire building on Thursday and directed all the officers and employees to work from home for next two day and be available on mobile and email all the times. In view of the employees working in

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Markets to remain open from 7 AM to 7 PM from today

To encourage commercial activities, markets will be allowed to remain open in the state from 7 AM to 7 PM from today. Till now, the market was being allowed to open from 7 AM to 4 PM. This decision and other directions to ensure proper facilities in quarantine centres were issued by the chief

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Hry Speaker serves notice to SP, MC Joint Commissioner for not picking up calls of MLAs

Taking serious note of the complaints of Haryana MLAs that Government officers did not pick up their phone calls, State Vidhan Sabha Speaker Gian Chand Gupta on Thursday sought an explanation from Sonepat Municipal Corporation Joint Commissioner Shambhu Rathi and Rewari SP Nazneen Bhasin. In two

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‘True Nat' sample testing technique to increase capacity

In view of the increasing load of the samples at the existing testing facilities, the state health department has decided to start district level screening and testing facility. The mission director (MD) of National Health Mission (NHM),Yugal Kishore Pant, said that ‘True Nat’ sample testing

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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

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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

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Paying school fee in times of job losses triggers hopelessness

A letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi written by a city-based resident requesting him to legalise sale of kidneys had hit the national headlines this week. One would assume that someone talking about legalising sale of kidneys needs to pay off debts but the resident just wants to pay the school

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11 new Covid-19 cases surface in State

At least 11 new cases of COVID-19 infection surfaced in Jharkhand on Thursday, health officials said. The findings took the total number of COVID-19 cases in State to 469, as per a bulletin shared by the National Health Mission (NHM) by the time this report was filed. Out of the 11 patients, at

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Maha continues to add to Karnataka's COVID-19 tally; biggest single-day spike of 248 cases reported

Karnataka recorded a biggest Single-day spike of 248 COVID-19 cases with returnees from Maharashtra continuing to add to the state's tally, taking the virus count to 2,781 on Friday. One casualty was reported and with this the COVID-19 death toll has gone up to 48, the health department said. A

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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

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Naxal involved in Burkapal attack that killed 25 jawans surrenders

nA hardcore Naxalite wanted in connection with multiple killings of security personnel surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, after being dissatisfied with Maoist ideology, police said on Thursday. Pradeep alias Bheem Kunjam, a resident of Aranpur in the district, who was

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‘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

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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

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Coronavirus cases in Pakistan cross 64,000-mark, death toll soars to 1,317

Pakistan's coronavirus cases on Friday reached 64,028 with 2,636 new patients while the death toll climbed to 1,317 after 57 people lost their lives in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said. The Ministry of National Health Services reported that 25,309 cases were diagnosed in Sindh, 22,964

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Mosquito breeding reported in 2,644 households, say civic bodies

Municipal Corporations have reported mosquito breeding in 2,644 households in the national Capital and 2,675 legal notices issued this year for various violations, according to data released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC). The dengue breeding checkers have checked 3988968 houses

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Uttar Pradesh reports 1 more COVID-19 death, total cases rise to 7,284

One more person died of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, while 114 fresh cases pushed the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 7,284, officials said. With one more death, the total number of fatalities due to COVID-19 in the state has reached 198. "The total number of cases

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Blast furnace workers produce hot metal amid pandemic

Even in the difficult times of the Covid-19 epidemic, there has been no let down in the spirit & enthusiasm of BSL blast furnace personnel. This team, which plays an important role in making hot metal in the steel production process is still playing crucial role in production by taking care of

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How special pass was issued to MLA during lockdown

The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the State government to explain the circumstances under which MLA from Uttar Pradesh Aman Mani Tripathi and his associates were issued special pass to drive to Badrinath and Kedarnath at a time when the Government of India had directed the state governments to

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128 fresh COVID-19 cases in J-K; number rises to 2,164

Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded 128 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising its tally to 2,164, officials said. "128 new positive cases of coronavirus were detected in the union territory on Friday," they said. While 36 of these cases are from Jammu, 92 are from Kashmir, the officials said. They said

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A PIL to shorten the road to medical care

Filed before the HC, the PIL raises the issue of massive shortage of ambulances; patients resorting to private players as city has only 93 BMC ambulances

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Nigerian among cyber cons arrested for duping bizman

Three men duped him ofRs 15.81 lakh via an email purportedly sent by a supplier

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The first tenet of true patriotism

Anominous and open attack on the very institution of High Courts was made by the Government of India yesterday, during a hearing before the Supreme Court.

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Denied beer, bar dancers create ruckus in UP town

Six booked for attacking staff at a quarantine centre in Moradabad

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Flight transporting migrants to Ranchi gathers support

Airlines have approached NLSIU alum to offer their services

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Khar building that Shah Rukh Khan offered for Covid-19 patients lying unused

The four-storey building that Shah Rukh used as his office has been equipped with 22 beds, but the BMC has no staff to make it operational

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Doc trapped in Fortune Hotel blaze rescues 3 colleagues

Fire department helped 25 doctors on Covid-19 duty who were lodged at the hotel to safety; they have been relocated to Taj Mahal Palace and Trident hotels

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Man stabs friend to death for refusing to share beer

Jogeshwari resident had attacked two brothers during a drinking session

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No new car, no bouquets as Raj Bhavan goes on an austerity drive

Practice of offering gifts to VVIPs discontinued; measures aimed at cutting spending by 15%

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‘Pre-clinical Covid-19 vaccine trials in India could conclude by October’

India may be close to successfully developing a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, Principal Scientific Adviser Dr K VijayRaghavan said on Thursday adding that of the 30 groups engaged in the exercise, 20 are ‘working at a good pace’.

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Care home lockdown plan was rejected by ministers at the peak of the coronavirus outbreak last month

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

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BBC appoint former head of global news to review impartiality policy online in wake of Emily Maitlis rant on Dominic Cummings

Richard Sambrook, a former director of BBC global news, will be tasked with assessing whether the corporation's social media accounts are going against its impartiality policy.

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Darlington MP admits to taking train 225 miles from London to the North East while showing signs of coronavirus infection

Peter Gibson, the Conservative MP for Darlington, County Durham revealed on social media over the weekend that he travelled from London to self-isolate in the North East in March.

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Don't water your lawn and take showers not baths, Britons are warned as driest May on record raises fears of summer hosepipe bans

Yorkshire Water has asked its three million households to cut their water usage in the driest May in 124 years. Britain has only seen an average of 1.25in (31.8mm) of rain across so far this month.

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Covid-19 crisis: UP sees sense on migrant workers, Maharashtra should too

A shortage of workers in one state or another could result in a spike in wage costs, throwing the economics of manufacturing or construction out of gear.

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Teen Behind George Floyd Video Says She's Traumatized by Online Abuse

Darnella Frazier, 17, was the person behind the camera that recorded the heinous killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. The now-viral video li...

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Lockdown 5 – Still no respite to the common man’s plight

The lockdown is going to extend further for 5th time, people have already gone hopeless and clueless, and no one knows where to go from here

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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.

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Australia could include Pacific labourers in 'travel bubble' as $280m aid shake-up revealed

Money set aside for scholarship and volunteer projects will be redirected towards medical and humanitarian interventions in the region

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Trump signs executive order to narrow protections for social media platforms

Move comes amid president’s feud with Twitter after it factchecked him for the first time

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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.

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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

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Coronavirus pandemic | Maharashtra to give Rs 50 lakh insurance cover to frontline workers: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar

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

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Home Minister Amit Shah meets PM Modi; briefs on CMs views on lockdown

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.

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Odisha unveils Rs 17,000 crore 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.

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Taking urgent steps for cremation of COVID-19 deceased, Delhi govt tells HC

The Delhi government told the court that 28 such bodies were cremated on Thursday and the last rites of the remaining 35 will be performed by Saturday.

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Jaya's nephew and niece entitled to her properties: Madras HC

With regard to self acquisitions of Jayalalithaa, the petitioner and the respondent are the legal heirs as per Section 15(1)(d) of the Hindu Succession Act,1956.

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Naredco-UP signs MoU with UP government to provide jobs to 2.5 lakh labourers

Around 1.25 lakh workers will be absorbed at project sites spread across Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida in Delhi-NCR

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Bombay HC notices on plea over cancellation of airport project award

As per the plea, Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN), a joint venture company between Maharashtra Airport Development Company and Airports Authority of India (AAI), is now planning on issuing fresh tenders for the project.

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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 percent of the positive cases in the country.

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PM Modi not in 'good mood' over China: Donald Trump

Interacting with journalists in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, Trump said a

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UN chief appreciates India's assistance to other countries during COVID-19 pandemic: T S Tirumurti

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

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Sun Pharma gains 5% on DGCI nod to initiate clinical trial of drug on COVID-19 patients

Nafamostat is approved in Japan for improvement of acute symptoms of pancreatitis and treatment of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC).

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964158815298.html
Coronavius pandemic | 2,211 police personnel found COVID-19 positive in Maharashtra; 25 dead

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

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964361871568.html
Govt must come clean on border standoff with China: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked the government to come clean on the border standoff with China and tell the country what exactly is happening as its silence is fuelling speculation and uncertainty.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964455506737.html
Appreciate difficulties of PMC bank depositors on moratorium on withdrawals, Delhi HC to Centre, RBI

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said upon receipt of any representation from any individual or group of depositors in this regard,

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964461322308.html
HC asks Delhi govt to file detailed reply on pleas challenging levy of 70% 'special corona fees'

The Delhi government had earlier filed its response to the petitions, saying that trade or consumption of liquor is not a fundamental right of a citizen and the State has the authority to regulate its sale and levying 70 percent 'special corona fees' on MRP of all alcohol brands is a price for grant of such privilege to public.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964482931341.html
DMK moves SC for implementation of 50% OBC quota in Tamil Nadu's share of All India Medical seats

The party said its plea is directed against the Respondents (Centre, Medical Council of India (MCI) and Tamil Nadu government) denying the implementation of 50 percent OBC policy of the state, other than in central government institutions.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964483808047.html
Trump signs executive order on social media, claiming to protect ‘Free Speech’

Trump and his allies have often accused Twitter as well as Facebook of bias against conservative voices

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964560527504.html
Delhi HC restrains OLX, Quikr from posting fake Reliance job ads on web portals

Justice Mukta Gupta, in two separate interim orders, said RIL and Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd have made out a prima facie case in their favour and in case no ad-interim injunction is granted they would suffer an irreparable loss and balance of convenience also lies in their favour.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964741512890.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 2,682 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, 116 deaths; 8,381 recover

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

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964793685393.html
BEST decides not to charge bus ticket fares from migrants

A BEST spokesperson said that the decision was taken as per the directives of the Supreme Court.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964813045870.html
India to expand Vande Bharat Mission to evacuate more Indians from abroad

MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the government is also assisting return of stranded Indians from remote locations in Latin America and Caribbean, Africa, and parts of Europe.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964814731828.html
Flight operations to return to pre-COVID-19 levels by Diwali: Hardeep Singh Puri

Domestic flight operations resumed in a staggered manner after a gap of two months on May 25.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964918440600.html
Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 tally in Dharavi goes up to 1,715 with 41 new cases: BMC

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

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964943206022.html
DD News shifts operations to Khelgaon after employee tests positive for COVID-19 posthumously

According to an official of DD News, initially they were told that the employee had a heatstroke and then they learnt he had a heart attack which led to his death. However, when they learnt that he had died due to coronavirus, the areas he may have accessed were sanitised.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964995470703.html
Special scheme to help rural industrial units in Tamil Nadu launched

The scheme, which is part of the State Rural Transformation Project, would cover about 1.39 lakh beneficiaries of whom 31,952 would get a long-term loan of Rs 159.76 crore.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965095580717.html
Coronavirus wrap May 29: Jharkhand airlifts migrant workers from Leh; India's COVID-19 death toll surpasses that of China

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

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965125841763.html
2 floors of Parliament Annexe building sealed after official tests positive for COVID-19: Sources

The director-level officer who attended work on May 28 was found positive for the infection along with his family members, they said.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965135065072.html
Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general says

The 2005 law gives the country the legal basis for military action against Taiwan if it secedes or seems about to, making the narrow Taiwan Strait a potential military flashpoint.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965159219078.html
Hydroxychloroquine combination risky for cancer patients with COVID-19: Study

The preliminary results suggest doctors may want to refrain from prescribing the decades-old malaria treatment hydroxychloroquine with the antibiotic azithromycin for these patients until more study is done, researchers said.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965184327801.html
SC issues notice to Tata Sons on cross-appeal of Mistry group firm against NCLAT order

The top court had on January 10 granted relief to Tata group by staying the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) order of December 18 last year, by which Mistry was restored as the executive chairman of the salt-to-software conglomerate.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965187653233.html
Shramik Specials not regular trains, can be extended, diverted to benefit migrant workers: Railways

Addressing a press conference, Railway Board Chairman V K Yadav clarified that no train can ever be

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965294905047.html
Railways issues guidelines for TTEs on board 100 pairs of special trains to run from June 1

They also said all the staff shall be provided with sufficient number of masks, face shields, hand gloves, head covers, sanitiser and soap so that they can perform their duty safely.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965314824053.html
Inside a COVID-19 hospital in India, doctors see no end in sight

It was yet another casualty from the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 4,500 people and infected more than 150,000 across India. While infection rates from the virus have begun to fall in many countries, in India they are still rising sharply, and epidemiologists warn peak is yet to come.

29 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965363047557.html
Doctor Says He Was Fired for Complaining About Hospital’s Covid Response

An emergency room physician who says he was fired for complaining about inadequate Covid-19 safety procedures at a Washington state hospital has sued for wrongful termination.

29 May 00:04 Courthouse News Service 1799505149259598291.html
Judge Asked to Halt Salmon Fishing in Alaska

(CN) — A Seattle judge should shut down a southeast Alaska Chinook salmon fishery on July 1, attorneys argued Thursday,

29 May 00:27 Courthouse News Service 1799505150229430405.html
Russia to keep self-isolation requirement in 14 regions

Russian authorities have decided to keep the requirement to self-isolate in effect in 14 of the country’s 85 regions at least by mid-June, while facial masks are mandatory throughout the country, Russian state news agency TASS reports.

29 May 00:00 BNN - Baltic News Network 1847219821813417269.html
Saeima supports reducing restrictions for sports and culture activities

On Thursday, 28 May, Latvia’s Saeima approved the government’s approved decision retarding lifting certain restrictions imposed on education, hobby groups, sports and culture activities during the COVID-19 state of emergency, BNN was told by Saeima press-service.

29 May 00:00 BNN - Baltic News Network 1847219822952448899.html
Pompeo Releases Letter Clearing Him of Violating Law With Kansas Trips

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also criticized Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, who has opened an investigation into the firing of the State Department inspector general.

29 May 00:35 NY Times 1961078288443112981.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
Cypriot president calls Egypt ‘close friend, strategic partner’

Anastasiades affirmed the need for cooperation with Egypt during the current stage, calling it “even more important” than earlier.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899118919174.html
Additional metro trains to be operated to reduce rail overcrowding: Transport Ministry

The last train will take off from the third line's El Shams Club metro station at 7:15 p.m and from the second line's Ataba station at 7:45 p.m, the ministry said.

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899166829084.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
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
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
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
Contacts of infected deputy Aswan governor test negative for coronavirus

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

29 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900282393901.html
Uncertainty Looms Over Bonalu Festival In Hyderabad

Even as the government is yet to take a decision on organising the Bonalu festival, the process has already begun in the city with temple authorities forming committees for the State festival in June-July.

29 May 00:19 Hyderabad 2020700736546338293.html
BBMP wastes time in felicitation, ignores rain preparedness

The BBMP council, which met for three and half hours, failed to discuss rain preparedness despite widespread damage caused by more than 200 trees/tree branches falling in the past one week and two people losing lives in rain-related incidents on Tuesday.

29 May 00:40 Deccan Herald 2027555796606862950.html
Migrant crisis: HC takes cognisance of woman's death on train; two more die on 'Shramik Specials' meanwhile

The Patna High Court on Thursday took suo motu cognisance of the death of a woman on board a train carrying migrants from Gujarat to Bihar, after a video clip of her little son fiddling with the

29 May 00:08 Deccan Herald 2027555796824620130.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
Trump to exercise the might of his presidential powers on Twitter for daring to fact-check his tweets

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

29 May 00:13 The Asian Age 2126266543960296356.html
How Logan man plans to break $17M Lotto win news to his family

Hey Dad, nice new wheels… A Logan man is planning to break the news to his family that he won more than $17 million in last night’s Powerball draw by pulling into his driveway in a flash new car.

29 May 00:52 myGC.com.au 214966662256969939.html
Here’s what R120 million buys you – now that real estate can operate at level 3

The real estate industry will resume operations under level 3 lockdown on Monday, 1 June.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438851173864.html
South Africa should delay reopening of schools: Human Rights Commission

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has written to minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga recommending that she reconsider the return of students to schools from 1 June.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438916953195.html
29,240 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths climb to 611

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 29,240 confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Africa.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438948507493.html
27,403 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths climb to 577

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 27,403 confirmed  cases of coronavirus in South Africa.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439271468952.html
Trump signs social media order after Twitter fact-checks him

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections social-media companies enjoy after Twitter began selective fact checks of his posts on the platform.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439845284679.html
Ramaphosa on South Africa’s cigarette ban, alcohol sales, and a move to lockdown level 2

South Africa’s level 3 regulations are appropriate for ‘right now’ and the country is already targeting a move to level 2 of the lockdown with fewer restrictions, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439872964703.html
South Africa’s Covid-19 cases by age

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that South Africa has recorded a total of 27,403 Covid-19 cases as of 28 May 2020.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439920110412.html
Government is drafting new rules for workers under level 3 lockdown

Minister of Employment and labour Thulas Nxesi says that government is working on a new labour directive for South Africa’s level 3 lockdown.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439925241087.html
5 important things happening in South Africa today

If you get mingled up in the criminality of illegal cigarettes, the law must take its course, says Dlamini-Zuma; the Eastern Cape is facing a massive coronovirus problem; and the tourism industry is on its knees, lobbying government to open up at level 3.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440084114331.html
The number of coronavirus tests done in every province in South Africa

New data presented by the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) reveals how many Covid-19 tests have been conducted in South Africa across all provinces to date.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440278646151.html
South Africa’s diesel shortage to last several weeks

A shortage of diesel fuel in South Africa will ease up in a few weeks when about 30% of its refining capacity, idled because of a drop in demand spurred by the Covid-19 lockdown, will return to service.

29 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440735087609.html
Bishop Lavis community to protest reopening of schools

The group's Rodney Zeeberg said that grade 7 and matric pupils were being led to the 'slaughterhouse'.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106364833069.html
Mapisa-Nqakula: Investigations into Collins Khosa’s death still ongoing

This was despite an inquiry by the SANDF clearing the four members implicated in his death.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106391975041.html
Racism cannot be 'normal' in US, Obama says of latest police killing

"This shouldn't be 'normal' in 2020 America," former US President Obama said of the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd and several other recent racial incidents in the country.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106433249189.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 ewn.co.za 2308610106442484734.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 ewn.co.za 2308610106527710974.html
7 more deaths take EC's COVID-19 fatalities to 77

The Eastern Cape government said that COVID-19 screening, contact tracing and testing would be bolstered in the Nelson Mandela Bay, Buffalo City, Chris Hani and OR Tambo municipalities.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106568220135.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 ewn.co.za 2308610106643477215.html
Teacher unions, governing body groups urge schools not to reopen on Monday

Teacher unions and the governing body associations are warning that the reopening of schools on Monday will be a grievous mistake as this would disadvantage institutions that have not yet received personal protective equipment.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106677183920.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 ewn.co.za 2308610106784498399.html
African Union chief condemns US police killing of George Floyd

Other officials at the AU, headquartered in Ethiopia, have also made clear they were disturbed by George Floyd's death.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106893568216.html
EU regulator promises speedy review of potential COVID-19 drug remdesivir

The announcement comes two weeks after the EMA head told the European Parliament it may give an initial green light for sale of remdesivir as a COVID-19 treatment.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106917270211.html
Lawyer representing hairdressers plans to appeal court ruling

With level 3 regulations set to come into effect next week, those in the hair and beauty industry were still not being allowed to fully operate.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106939160602.html
UKZN graduate who survived a stroke beats the odds to get her degree

Nokubonga Sithole suffered a stroke that paralysed the left side of her body in October 2018. She received treatment in hospital and was later discharged to begin her recovery at home.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107103992813.html
Pompeo says Trump to act on Chinese students

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

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107134129029.html
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 ewn.co.za 2308610107174132993.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 ewn.co.za 2308610107265585808.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 ewn.co.za 2308610107381389771.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 ewn.co.za 2308610107426148265.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 ewn.co.za 2308610107453445715.html
SAHRC urges Motshekga to postpone reopening of schools by a week

Teachers returned to school this week and already there've been several COVID-19 infections confirmed at a number of schools.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107586215828.html
Ennerdale police station closed after officer tests positive for COVID-19

The station was evacuated for deep cleaning and decontamination, while members who had come into contact with the infected officer were undergoing screening and testing.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107748038531.html
Mkhize: We must accept new reality that COVID-19 will be here for long time

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and other Health Department officials briefed the country on the effectiveness of the lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic..

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107752560642.html
SAA's BRPs criticised for delaying rescue plan

The plan was expected to be made public on Friday but the practitioners have asked for an extension to 8 June.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107759650173.html
Bishop Lavis group urges parents not to send pupils to school on 1 June

Schools are meant to reopen on that day, with grades 7s and matrics expected to return to the classroom for the first time since mid-March due to the coronavirus.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107799705786.html
Around 7,800 hospital beds required in WC for COVID-19 peak, estimates show

The peak of the infection was expected to be around the end of June and beginning of July.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107803655441.html
US braces for more protests over police killing of George Floyd

Hundreds of people began marching in Minneapolis in the late afternoon, while in St. Paul, just to the east, police said there was ongoing looting.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107805793164.html
DA given a week to file submissions challenging lockdown regulations

The official opposition has taken exception to the regulations and vowed to challenge the legitimacy the of National Disaster Management Act in court.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107827341127.html
Talks with hairdressers on safety measures under way - Dlamini-Zuma

The minister on Thursday gave an overview of what citizens can expect from Monday when the regulations for level 3 of the lockdown kick in.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107885422557.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 ewn.co.za 2308610107959444136.html
White House dares Twitter by reposting flagged Trump tweet

Twitter concluded that Trump fell afoul of its policies with a late-night tweet on violent anti-police protests in Minneapolis, when he called the protesters "THUGS" and warned of military intervention.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107972687405.html
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 ewn.co.za 2308610107991145896.html
Tobacco industry using 'deadly' tactics to hook kids: WHO

The WHO said cigarette firms were still trying out all manner of ways to get youngsters lighting up -- and it was no accident that the vast majority of smokers start before they turn 18.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108038531773.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 ewn.co.za 2308610108045825630.html
Gordhan welcomes ConCourt ruling on Sars rogue unit interdict

The minister sought to suspend an order of remedial action regarding the alleged South African Revenue Service (Sars) rogue unit while he took the Public Protector’s findings on review.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108080830362.html
Lesotho court revokes former first lady Maesiah Thabane’s bail

The former Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s third wife was granted bail by the high court for the alleged killing of Thabane’s second wife Lipolelo.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108132983984.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 ewn.co.za 2308610108143076783.html
SAA’s BRPs ask for another extension to finalise rescue plan

This will be their fourth extension since taking charge of the embattled airline since December last year.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108161451945.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 ewn.co.za 2308610108181746625.html
Monkeys snatch coronavirus samples in India

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

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108261275227.html
Mantashe warns mines over COVID-19 compliance, Nxesi worried about worker safety

Economic cluster ministers in the national coronavirus command council are briefing the media on the level 3 lockdown regulations pertaining to their departments.

29 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108384504007.html
'We're a deeply divided society': inside the battle for Hong Kong

Australian-born, Hong Kong-based journalist Antony Dapiran says the protests have at their worst resembled medieval warfare.

29 May 00:00 Brisbane Times 2314609338449126815.html
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
Boat found in search for missing fisherman

A third day of search efforts are under way to find Hervey Bay man Paul Brazier, 37, with authorities working to determine if a boat found on Thursday was his.

29 May 00:26 Brisbane Times 2314609340202505840.html
Christian Cooper 'Uncomfortable' That White Woman Who Called the Cops on Him Lost Her Job

Central Park birdwatcher appeared on "The View" Thursday to discuss the response to his now-viral video

29 May 00:23 TheWrap 2361432283267482919.html
This Twitter Trend Is Helping Support The People Protesting George Floyd’s Murder

A Twitter trend where people “match” donations to the Minnesota Freedom Fund has gone viral, with over 27,000 tweets mentioning the organization as of Thursday afternoon and celebrities like Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeting the link to his 3 million followers.

29 May 00:00 REFINERY29 2474173567907962511.html
Sapphire Scent boss Wale Jana's headache - The Nation Nigeria

For cosmopolitan ladies and gentlemen within the Lagos and Abuja social radar, Sapphire Scents owned by upwardly mobile socialite, Adewale Adejana...

29 May 00:33 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901014906182.html
CACOVID’s hospital equipment for Nasarawa, Gombe

Governments of Nasarawa and Gombe States have inaugurated three new isolation centres  equipped by the Private Sector-led ...

29 May 00:43 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901740455439.html
Katsina building 722-bed centre - The Nation Nigeria

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State on Thursday announced plans to build additional 722 isolation centres to accommodate ...

29 May 00:33 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901757036747.html
Justin Theroux’s War With His Neighbor Continues – He Called 911 After Recording Him Allegedly Threatening His Wife

Actor Justin Theroux has been at war with his neighbor for three years now, TMZ reported. Justin is now claiming that he has a recording of his

29 May 00:13 Celebrity Insider 265863476705703985.html
Day after Trump’s mediation offer, India says engaged with China to peacefully solve LAC issue

Responding to questions on Trump’s offer, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, “We are engaged with the Chinese side to peacefully resolve this issue.”

29 May 00:06 The Indian Express 2885715103792503552.html
Ahmedabad: Migrant worker falls to death while sleeping

According to police, the incident occurred at 5.30 pm on Tuesday at Ramdev Estate building in Vatva GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) phase 4 when the victim was sleeping on the floor of the gallery section on the first floor.

29 May 00:57 The Indian Express 2885715103849785049.html
Ahmedabad BJP chief tests positive; state tally at 15,593

The state overall reported 361 cases on Thursday and 19 died, of which 16 were in Ahmedabad, taking the death toll in the state to 964. The state tally stands at 15,593.

29 May 00:50 The Indian Express 2885715104693634943.html
In Sayajibaug zoo, lockdown has given privacy for tigers to mate

Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, construction work on the new enclosures inside the zoo has been suspended since March end along with the suspension of visitors. Absence of visitors and workers has given the much needed privacy to the animals, especially the big cats that do not usually mate in full public view.

29 May 00:43 The Indian Express 2885715105116533771.html
From Mumbai, workers fly to Jharkhand on plane rented by NLSIU alumni

They were part of a group of 174 labourers — daily wagers, auto drivers and construction workers — from Jharkhand, living in Mumbai, who boarded a plane that was leased by a group of alumni of National Law School of India University (NLSIU).

29 May 00:25 The Indian Express 2885715105166137812.html
Covid treatment at VS Hospital not feasible: AMC

Another reason cited was that those who opt for regular treatments and OPD services at VS Hospital, will face difficulties if beds are reserved here for Covid-19 treatment, “which can further increase the mortality rate.”

29 May 00:19 The Indian Express 2885715105806661048.html
16 deaths in city, all from East Ahmedabad

247 new cases of Covid-19 reported in 24 hours, taking tally to 11,344 in the district; number of cases in Guj touches 15,572

29 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158802994275013.html
Porbandar has a new Junior Crorepati

CIRCA 2001, the Amitabh Bachchan fronted mega quiz show kickstarted its junior version

29 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803968185691.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
HC reconstitutes bench hearing Covid pleas

Bench of J B Pardiwala and I J Vora that heard suo motu petition and other pleas on Covid-19 pandemic has been restructured. The bench of Chief Justice Vikram N

29 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158804732700603.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
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
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
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
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
HRD min assures safety of examinees

SHILLONG: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Thursday said that the HRD Ministry has instituted a task force under UGC and NCERT which is working on the various guidelines with focus on the safety of the students.Pokhriyal

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878944347055.html
India records highest single-day spike, surpasses China toll

NEW DELHI:  India on Friday not only recorded its largest jump in new cases as it added 7,466 new Covid patients in 24 hours, emerging as the ninth worst-hit country in the world by pandemic, but it also surpassed China's toll of 4,638 so far as it r

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878962453784.html
KSU plea for waiving fees in private schools

SHILLONG: In the light of the acute economic hardship faced by the people of the state due to the indefinite lockdown, the Education Cell of the Khasi Students’ Union has stepped in to take up the cause of the teachers and the students of private sch

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879051678958.html
Death of US black man in custody sparks clashes

Washington : Clashes erupted between protesters and police in the US city of Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody, the media reported.Video footage emerged showing, George Floyd, 46, groaning "please, I can't breathe"

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879236946362.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
State to depend on Assam to resolve real estate disputes

SHILLONG: The state government will request Assam government to allow Meghalaya to utilise their Real Estate Appellate Tribunal to take up the cases of the state.The cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal in this regard.Speaking to media persons aft

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879349201136.html
Home Guard killed, two others injured

SHILLONG: A home guard was killed and two others were injured when a vehicle, while avoiding checking by the police, rammed into a checkpoint in West Jaintia Hills on Wednesday night.West Jaintia Hills SP, Lakador Syiem said in a statement that aroun

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879401287539.html
Sawkmie seeks govt aid for flood-affected

SHILLONG: Mawlai MLA PT Sawkmie has written to Chief Secretary MS Rao requesting him to sanction financial assistance at the earliest for all the flood-affected districts, so as to enable the district administration to reach out to the people financi

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879413961568.html
Gautam Gambhir father’s car stolen from outside house

New Delhi : Delhi BJP MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir's father's SUV was stolen from outside their residence in the Rajinder Nagar area of the national capital, the police said on Friday.The incident took place in the early hours of Friday, wh

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879415806344.html
Learning to survive despite the Government

Patricia MukhimYou only need to travel the length and breadth of Meghalaya to see people struggling to beat the pandemic at its own game. Farmers are reaping their harvests and are now trying to sell them at different points in their respective distr

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879475145443.html
State govt lays down new criteria for MBoSE affiliation

SHILLONG: Opening of new schools in Meghalaya is going to be more capital-intensive as they must fulfill some desirable but stiff conditions being set by the state government for becoming eligible for recognition and grant-in-aid.The Meghalaya Cabine

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879540880863.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
Newborn boy survives after being found buried alive

Siddhartha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh): A newly born boy who was found buried alive in the Sunoura village of Siddhartha Nagar district earlier this week, has now been christened "Dharti Putra".The infant was first admitted to the local Community Health Ce

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879673187308.html
Stray animals bear the brunt of lockdown

SHILLONG: While the state government has been quick to sign an MoU with Dhyan Foundation, a Delhi-based animal welfare group, to take care of the seized cattle till the owners claim them, the same, however, does not seem to be keen in opening up of a

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879727333587.html
Power bill will not be written off: James

 SHILLONG: Power Minister, James Sangma has asserted that the government cannot waive the electricity Bills in view of the lockdown, as was requested by the some villages in East Jaintia Hills along the Indo-Bangla border.Speaking to newsmen her

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879759694136.html
Returnee narrates ordeal on train & at city quarantine centre

Sumit Paul came back from Haryana on May 27 and was sent to a quarantine centre managed by the state government in Polo.The 23-year-old student was among the passengers who were on the train that was attacked in Bihar's Danapur.After a harrowing jour

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879826880723.html
CRISES ON MANY FRONTS

While India is faced with a growing concern over Covid-19, the Modi government is testing its patience on several fronts. Granted that only over 10 cities are the main hotbeds of the virus attack, but, the steady rise in Covid figures, both in terms

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879914997518.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
PB to reopen partially today

SHILLONG: No more fretting over lost opportunities to buy the shirt you wanted, or maybe a top to go with your favourite pair of jeans as festive occasions went by with shops selling textiles and garments firmly shut, thanks to the dreaded yet unavoi

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880069380021.html
Pak Govt has no immediate plan to go for stricter lockdown

Islamabad :  The Pakistan government has said that it has no immediate plan to go for a stricter lockdown, despite thousands of new COVID-19 cases, as well as deaths, it was reported on Friday.Speaking to Dawn news on Thursday, Information Minister S

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880181778781.html
Cops to hunt out authors of inflammatory letter

SHILLONG: Urban Affairs Minister Hamlet Dohling said that he has spoken to the police in the Special Branch to conduct an investigation into an inflammatory letter written by a couple of persons from outside the state who made indecent comments again

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880323962808.html
Will distribute 25 lakh sanitary napkins: Mahila Congress

NEW DELHI: The Mahila Congress on Friday said it will distribute 25 lakh personal hygiene kits in Shramik Special trains ferrying migrants labourers to their native states as well as railway stations across the country.Each hygiene kit with a sanitar

29 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880398868944.html
France to reopen cafes, end domestic travel limit

PARIS, May 29 ― France yesterday announced the long-awaited nationwide reopening of bars, restaurants and cafes from June 2, albeit with restrictions, and lifted limitations on domestic travel in time for the summer holidays. In the capital Paris, where the risk of coronavirus spread remains...

29 May 00:16 Malaymail 302165934647039085.html
US indicts N. Koreans, Chinese over US$2.5b network to dodge sanctions

WASHINGTON, May 29 — The US Justice Department indicted 28 North Koreans and five Chinese yesterday for operating a money laundering ring that moved billions of US dollars through global banks to avoid nuclear sanctions on Pyongyang. The network processed more than US$2.5 billion (RM10.9 billion)...

29 May 00:49 Malaymail 302165934738878634.html
UK's Johnson eases lockdown as furore over aide rumbles on

LONDON, May 29 — The coronavirus lockdown will ease next week for most of Britain's population, Boris Johnson announced yesterday, as a row persisted over the prime minister's closest adviser taking a long-distance journey during lockdown. In England, up to six people will be able to meet outside...

29 May 00:00 Malaymail 302165935376087028.html
UK PM's senior adviser Cummings considers quitting later this year, reports Daily Mail

LONDON, May 29 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, is considering quitting later this year, the Daily Mail newspaper reported. Cummings, who faced calls from within the Conservative Party to resign for driving 400 km during the coronavirus lockdown, could be...

29 May 00:27 Malaymail 302165935457922035.html
First Latina US senator withdraws name from Biden's running mate list

LOS ANGELES, May 29 — Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, the first Latina elected to the US Senate, said yesterday she is not interested in being Joe Biden's running mate in November's presidential election. “I support Joe Biden 100 per cent and will work tirelessly to help get him...

29 May 00:22 Malaymail 302165936000051164.html
Expect to be tested for COVID-19 when travelling during lockdown level 3

South Africans who want to travel between provinces during the course of lockdown alert level 3 must be able to produce a valid permit and could be subjected to COVID-19 testing.

29 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787494258661.html
Gauteng’s strategy to crack down on COVID-19 hotspots

Ahead of the national move to COVID-19 alert level 3, Gauteng Premier David Makhura has assured citizens that the province is prepared to control the spread of the virus at designated hotspots.

29 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787637427928.html
27,403 cases of COVID-19 in South Africa

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that South Africa has recorded a total of 27,403 COVID-19 cases as of 28 May 2020.

29 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787876454869.html
NZ has done 'incredibly well' in Covid fight - Robertson

Kiwis have been encouraged to enjoy a "normal" holiday weekend after seven straight days of no new Covid cases - and there is now just one active...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078514819910.html
Quarantine students in Queenstown plan backed

The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) chief executive is talking to Queenstown’s mayor to make it the "quarantine capital" of the South Island...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078538930589.html
Financial help sought for new community hub

The $3.8 million Wanaka Community Hub building, which opened seven months ago is in financial strife. The hub houses community and government...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078598773989.html
Haul of stolen street signs found during level 2 police checks

Police checks on potential Covid-19 party rule-breakers has turned up something else – stolen street signs. About 20 signs were found at student...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078605725615.html
Ask businesses what to do with George St

If we really want to support businesses in Dunedin, we need to ask how we can help, writes  Hilary Calvert. Inconveniencing Dunedin people who dare...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078752495857.html
Blood test to check for undetected cases in South

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases across New Zealand could rise - thanks to a new blood test. This story was first published by RNZ Scientists...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078792270569.html
UN delays crucial climate summit for a year

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the United Nations to delay until late 2021 a crucial climate summit.

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078981243480.html
Schoolgirl allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted

Police are investigating an incident in which an Auckland schoolgirl was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted, before being released four...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079109135016.html
$1.4m to help Queenstown workers who have lost jobs

The hard-hit Queenstown Lakes District has been given $1.4 million in Government funding to help redeploy workers who have lost their jobs because...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079115700936.html
Running for fitness becomes global goal

A Christchurch Hospital physiotherapist's desire to “lose a few pounds” after university has taken him all around the world one fast footstep at a...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079152311367.html
Fears for Westland when wage subsidy ends

Financial pain is predicted to cripple tourism towns when the Covid-19 wage subsidies end shortly. Nine weeks after lockdown, Franz Josef Civil...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079175895056.html
Police chief apologises to family of dead black man

The chief of the Minneapolis police has apologised to the family of an unarmed black man who died this week.

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079333518727.html
'Extremely vicious': Two lions attack female zoo keeper

A female zookeeper has been airlifted to hospital after an "extremely vicious" attack by two lions inside a zoo enclosure on the New South Wales...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079372040962.html
New blood test to check for undetected Covid cases

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases across New Zealand could rise - thanks to a new blood test. This story was first published by RNZ Scientists...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079386245371.html
Farmers supply mince to local foodbanks

Meat the Need founders Siobhan O’Malley and Wayne Langford have helped supply months’ worth of meat to foodbanks across Canterbury and the South...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079572231639.html
'Extremely vicious': Two lions attack female zoo keeper

A female zookeeper has been airlifted to hospital after an "extremely vicious" attack by two lions inside a zoo enclosure on the New South Wales...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079663758651.html
Linwoood mosque prepares to welcome back worshippers

From noon today, gatherings of up to 100 people will be allowed as Covid-19 rules are relaxed a little further. It comes just in time for Muslims...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079715210442.html
Farmhand accused of animal cruelty unfairly dismissed: ERA

A farmhand in central New Zealand accused of scaring cows and allowing puppies to die has won a case of wrongful dismissal against his employer....

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079738441975.html
PM leaves wriggle room for early move to level 1

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has left the door ajar to move the country into alert level 1 in less than four weeks. But she and health chief...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079952386151.html
Whirlwind few months for bike shop owners

It’s been a whirlwind few months for Canterbury bike shop owners Paul and Monique Brake who are currently riding a wave of cycling resurgence. The...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080000994655.html
Financial help sought for new community hub

The $3.8million Wanaka Community Hub building, which opened seven months ago is in financial strife. The hub houses community and government...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080028050541.html
Schoolgirl abduction report a false complaint, police tell principal

An alleged abduction of a teenage girl did not happen, the principal of the girl's high school says. Auckland's Western Springs College principal...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080055459251.html
Labour's Louisa Wall pulls out of Manurewa selection

Labour MP Louisa Wall has withdrawn at the eleventh hour from Labour's selection battle for the Manurewa seat. Instead Wall will be a list-only...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080103886757.html
Call to be careful

Police will be out in force around the South as holidaymakers hit the road for the first long weekend since lockdown ended. Southern officers will...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080146298461.html
Seven straight days without a Covid case

New Zealand has completed a full seven-day period with no new Covid-19 cases and only one active case remains. The Ministry of Health provided a...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080213385323.html
No regrets for teen who tried to cross Cook Strait in dinghy

A teen who had to be rescued while trying to cross Cook Strait in a dinghy says he would make the treacherous trip again. Tachyon Hutt, 18, set off...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080229075104.html
How did he get it? Fear after death of Aust's youngest Covid victim

Driveways in a small Queensland town have been lit up to honour a man who died with coronavirus, as authorities try to work out how the virus...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080247614318.html
Mother killer jailed for at least 14 years

A West Auckland man who murdered his mother after years of caring for her will spend at least 14 years behind bars. Martin Marinovich admitted he...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080308029543.html
Rush expected for Queen's Birthday travel

Local tourists are hitting the road this holiday weekend to reclaim some of the country's best hotspots. With international visitors locked out -...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080340953426.html
How did he get it? Fear after death of Aust's youngest Covid victim

Driveways in a small Queensland town have been lit up to honour a man who died with coronavirus, as authorities try to work out how the virus...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080349513239.html
Rush expected for Queen's Birthday travel

Bubbles are bursting. This story was first published by RNZ Local tourists are hitting the road this weekend to reclaim some of the country's best...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080367658584.html
How did he get it? Fear after death of Aust's youngest Covid victim

Driveways in a small Queensland town have been lit up to honour a man who died with coronavirus, as authorities try to work out how the virus...

29 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080613802810.html
Cruz, Lee on Next Virus Legislation: Recovery, Not Relief Legislation

Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee said tax cuts and deregulation are needed to help small businesses recover in the wake of coronavirus.

29 May 00:03 Breitbart 3148363490786121531.html
South China Sea: China Builds 'World's Largest' Search and Rescue Ship

China says it has neared completion in building a 450-foot-long search and rescue (SAR) ship, the "largest" in the world.

29 May 00:45 Breitbart 3148363491209407107.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
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
White House decides not to release economic update as election draws near | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

29 May 00:25 Star-Advertiser 3439335387750957604.html
Richard Herd, a baffled boss on ‘Seinfeld,’ is dead at 87 | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Richard Herd, who played lawmen, tough guys, a general, an alien commander and a Watergate burglar, but was best known as Mr. Wilhelm, George Costanza’s supervisor, on “Seinfeld,” died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87.

29 May 00:20 Star-Advertiser 3439335388278530212.html
Trump ally Roger Stone won’t need to go to prison quarantine site | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> By the end of June, he’ll be Inmate No. 19579-104.

29 May 00:59 Star-Advertiser 3439335388653323127.html
Hawaii senators support effort for ‘travel bubble’ agreement with Japan | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

An effort to reopen Hawaii’s tourism economy by forming a pilot “travel-safely bubble” with Japan got a preliminary blessing from state lawmakers today.

29 May 00:50 Star-Advertiser 3439335388843200814.html
Hawaii explores ‘travel bubble’ with Japan amid tourism collapse | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A pilot “travel bubble” with Japan that allows for relaxed travel restrictions between the two destinations might be a way for Hawaii tourism to start coming back from the 99.5% plunge that it took in April.

29 May 00:50 Star-Advertiser 3439335389112817319.html
First Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi dies at 74

First Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi dies at 74. Jogi, 74, had been battling for life at the private hospital for the last 20 days and suffered a cardiac arrest in the afternoon, they said. He is survived by his wife Renu Jogi, the MLA from Kota constituency, and son Amit Jogi, a former MLA.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372382781667148.html
Why India needs more ships like INS Jalashwa

Why India needs more ships like INS Jalashwa. At war, the Jalashwa can carry and launch a full infantry battalion in a single wave. At peace, the Jalashwa can evacuate 1,000 people in a single trip. Ajai Shukla explains why the Indian Navy's new tender for more ships like the Jalashwa must be treated with special urgency.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372382806962696.html
Chaos and jams at Delhi borders

Chaos and jams at Delhi borders. The tightening of traffic restrictions put in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus by Gurgaon and Ghaziabad administrations on their borders with Delhi led to chaos and traffic congestion on Friday.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372382833066503.html
Ajit Jogi: The politician who never gave up

Ajit Jogi: The politician who never gave up. The first chief minister of Chhattisgarh, was known in the political circles as someone who never gave up despite defeats, controversies and debilitating health issues.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383072559281.html
No talks between Modi and Trump on Ladakh row: Sources

No talks between Modi and Trump on Ladakh row: Sources. The last conversation between the two leaders was on April 4 on the issue of hydroxychloroquine.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383135951666.html
More than 38k docs volunteer to join fight against COVID-19

More than 38k docs volunteer to join fight against COVID-19. '38,162 volunteer doctors, including retired government, Armed Forces Medical Services, public sector undertaking or private doctors have signed up with the government to battle COVID-19 pandemic'

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383264913114.html
A very special flight from Ladakh

A very special flight from Ladakh. At a time when finding out who is paying for labourers' train tickets is a task for Sherlock Holmes, Hemant Soren's Jharkhand government has flown in stranded workers from Ladakh, and is probably the only state that has tried to give 'migrant workers' a modicum of respect, observes Debashish Chatterjee.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383339940018.html
Sonu Sood airlifts Odisha migrants from Kerala

Sonu Sood airlifts Odisha migrants from Kerala. The group, comprising on 147 women and 20 men, were airlifted by an Air Asia chartered flight from Kochi to the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383365047626.html
Trump signs executive order aimed at regulating Twitter, FB

Trump signs executive order aimed at regulating Twitter, FB. The order comes a day after Trump accused Twitter of election interference, after it added fact-check links to two of his tweets.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383397561122.html
COVID-19 delays India's second aircraft carrier

COVID-19 delays India's second aircraft carrier. For about three more years, the Indian Navy will have to make do with its lone carrier -- the Russia-built INS Vikramaditya.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383463747258.html
China rejects Trump's mediation offer in standoff with India

China rejects Trump's mediation offer in standoff with India. 'We are capable of properly resolving the issues between us through dialogue and consultation. We do not need the intervention of the third party', he said.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383475535306.html
Only 4 Shramik trains took over 72 hrs to reach: Railways

Only 4 Shramik trains took over 72 hrs to reach: Railways. The clarifications came amid criticism over delays that the migrant trains were getting 'lost' before reaching their destinations. Till May 28, Yadav said, 3,840 Shramik Specials operated ferrying a total of 52 lakh passengers.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383521922196.html
In battle against COVID-19, India faces new challenges

In battle against COVID-19, India faces new challenges. The pandemic is set to become even more challenging, with migrant workers returning home, relaxations in lockdown rules, and the approaching monsoon. However, states are looking at community participation to ramp up testing and home treatment of patients

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383928515080.html
Modi, Shah meet over lockdown plan amid rising COVID-19 cases

Modi, Shah meet over lockdown plan amid rising COVID-19 cases. During his talks with the chief ministers, Shah sought to know the areas of concern of the states and the sectors they want to open up further from June 1, the official said.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384137357357.html
Railways asks people with health conditions to avoid Shramik trains

Railways asks people with health conditions to avoid Shramik trains. 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 00:00 Rediff 3466372384148617495.html
Why Sitharaman lost her cool over Rahul

Why Sitharaman lost her cool over Rahul. 'Having long portrayed Rahul as being out of touch, the BJP was suddenly confronted with a spectacle of humbleness and concern for the downtrodden,' observes Amulya Ganguli.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384149258957.html
'Jogi's death is an irreparable loss to the state'

'Jogi's death is an irreparable loss to the state'. Leaders across the political spectrum on Friday condoled the demise of Chhattisgarh's first chief minister Ajit Jogi, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailing the IAS officer-turned-politician for striving to bring a positive change in the lives of the poor.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384234529863.html
India open to engaging with Nepal to resolve boundary issues

India open to engaging with Nepal to resolve boundary issues. 'India is open to engaging with all its neighbours on the basis of mutual sensitivity and mutual respect, in an environment of trust and confidence. This is a continuous process and requires constructive and positive efforts,' Srivastava said.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384275306296.html
RS official tests COVID-19 +ve, 2 floors of Par blg sealed

RS official tests COVID-19 +ve, 2 floors of Par blg sealed. This is the second case of an official posted in the building testing positive for the infection.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384333491481.html
Don't need US help to resolve border issues: Chinese media

Don't need US help to resolve border issues: Chinese media. China's state-run media said that the leadership of the two countries successfully solved the Doklam standoff in 2017 with 'concerted efforts and wisdom'.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384419419522.html
India records highest spike of 7,466 COVID-19 cases

India records highest spike of 7,466 COVID-19 cases. Maharashtra is the worst affected state with 59,546 cases.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384490323792.html
Army rushes in additional troops to eastern Ladakh

Army rushes in additional troops to eastern Ladakh. The Indian Army will continue to maintain its aggressive posturing in all disputed areas in eastern Ladakh and will not back off till status quo is maintained, sources said.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384517482907.html
Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China: Trump

Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China: Trump. Trump on Wednesday said in a tweet that he was 'ready, willing and able to mediate' between the two countries.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384574702880.html
'Not one rupee has come to states to fight COVID'

'Not one rupee has come to states to fight COVID'. 'The stimulus packages, sector reliefs, loans etc are coming to industry, but state governments have not got any money from GST, no money from excise, no money from any income source.'

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384584331949.html
Shrines to open in Bengal from June 1, offices from June 8

Shrines to open in Bengal from June 1, offices from June 8. Two days before the end of the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a slew of relaxations, including reopening of shrines from June 1.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384621136251.html
India surpasses China's COVID-19 death toll

India surpasses China's COVID-19 death toll. India also surpassed China's death toll with as many as 4,706 deaths, compared to 4,638, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

29 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384627481695.html
Coronavirus in Ballarat: Scouts pushing forward during pandemic

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

29 May 00:30 The Courier 3604583735747003100.html
Life in lockdown: Coronavirus prompts half of French consumers to reappraise ‘value’ of food

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

29 May 00:00 FoodNavigator.com 3674007565826840238.html
Donald Trump's George Floyd Tweet Sparks Outrage Among The-Dream, Ice-T and More

Artists are lashing out at Donald Trump he appeared to threaten an armed response to the riots spurred by the police-related killing of George Floyd.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425083136244.html
Bon Iver Helps Donate $30,000 to George Floyd Memorial Fund & More Racial Equality Organizations

Bon Iver joined the national outrage over the unlawful death of George Floyd

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425285387334.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
Taylor Swift Blasts Trump For 'Shooting' Tweet: 'We Will Vote You Out in November'

Taylor Swift on Friday (May 29) blasted President Donald Trump for a tweet he posted hours prior that protesters in Minnesota should be shot.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425364843634.html
NYC Eyes June 8 for First Phase of Reopening

Also Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo cleared a large swath of upstate New York to reopen hair salons, retail shops and offices under strict guidelines.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425479368816.html
Music Venues Across the Country Can Reopen, But Is It Worth It?

While restrictions on music venues are starting to ease, not all will be able to handle the logistics mandated under new guidelines.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425766514393.html
Clearing His Name: Metropolitan CEO Says He’s Ready to Put Disastrous Albany Show Behind Him

When John Scher was approached by an old friend about investing in a long-shot benefit concert, the 69-year-old promoter knew he should have walked away. But spellbound by the opportunity to work with superstar artists James Taylor and John Legend, Scher convinced himself that he could pull it off.

29 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426289424276.html
Chamisa bids to oust defiant party MPs

The MDC Alliance is moving to oust four legislators who attended Parliament business last week defying the party’s directive for a boycott in support of the recall of lawmakers, it has been learnt.

29 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161111670864.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
Finance Ministry statement on controversial Covid-19 tender

PERMANENT Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, George Guvamatanga, has been in the eye of a storm amid reports he authored a letter to the Health Ministry pushing for the payment of funds to suppliers of Covid-19 equipment.

29 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161650996489.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
Trump throws toys out of the pram, pulls the US out of WHO

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

29 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162045302843.html
Is Ethiopia sliding back to the dark days?

Victims were accused of being supporters of Oromo Liberation Army which govt had previously declared a terrorist group.

29 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830017549407.html
Twitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis as 'glorifying violence'

Twitter says the tweet violated its rules but would not be removed.

29 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830149690799.html
Kenyan truckers suspend movement to Uganda

Kenyan drivers say they will withhold their services until officials address harassment.

29 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830756284788.html
Rwanda court sentences ex-mayor to life for role in genocide

Ladislas Ntaganzwa was one of the top fugitive suspects, accused of playing key role in the 1994 massacres

29 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831076724542.html
Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have virus

All three are awaiting trial in Sudan for corruption and other offences.

29 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831312626235.html
Fears for Kenya's urban food supply as floods drown rice

Kenya’s recent floods have ruined harvests in several rice production hubs.

29 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831643570559.html
Building Water System Challenges Following COVID-19 Closures

The WQP team has been working remotely in response to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, since mid-March, and our office building has been

29 May 00:00 Water Quality Products 3944147856167724633.html
Next Steps in Regulating PFAS

In the U.S. EPA’s National PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) Action Plan, published February 2019, the agency identified the water

29 May 00:00 Water Quality Products 3944147856821076142.html
Lynas forced to defend disclosure on US military funding

Amanda Lacaze-led Lynas knew the US Department of Department process was on hold in April but she did not alert the market until May 22.

29 May 00:48 Australian Financial Review 3974284488330134178.html
George Floyd: President Trump Threatens To Send Military Against Protesters As Minneapolis Police Precinct Set Ablaze

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

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744262910903.html
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
George Floyd Protest In New York Met With "Aggressive" Police Response, Multiple Arrests

Videos show protesters chanting "I Can't Breathe" — the final words of both Eric Garner and now Floyd, who died on Monday after a Minneapolis officer, pressed his knee into Floyd's neck

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744680000042.html
Court Jails Man For $240,000 Romance Scam

The convict, who defrauded his victim, Chantai Meadery in February 2018 through a dating scam, with a promise of "building a future together" in Switzerland, was arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on July 23, 2019 on a 4-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and money laundering.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744829778397.html
Five Years Of Buhari's Administration Wasteful, Corrupt, Taking Nigeria Nowhere —PDP

"This administration has failed woefully in its three major governance planks of provision of security, economic recovery and fight against corruption."

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744990927088.html
Chairman Of Nigeria’s Revenue Agency Denies Allegations Of Tribalism In Organisation

Nami, who spoke while reacting to the alleged removal of some directors on tribal and ethnic grounds, said that the exercise was done according to the laws of the country.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745278327549.html
Commission Urges Northern State Governments In Nigeria To Address Almajiri Problem

In a statement by its Executive Secretary, Mr Tony Ojukwu, the NHRC noted that almajiris were exposed to increased vulnerabilities and risks including death, trafficking, kidnapping, drug use and addiction, recruitment into terrorism, violent crimes, sexual and other forms of assault and forced/child marriages.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745351645773.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
My Boss'll Not Shake Hands With Any Woman He Isn't Married To, Nigeria's Communications Minister's Aide Tells Abike Dabiri-Erewa As Crisis Continues

The minister and NIDCOM boss had engaged in a disagreement since February this year after Pantami allegedly ordered the eviction of the agency from the building accommodating it.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745664941325.html
Lagos Youth Demand Compensation For Family Of Teenager Killed By Police

It was gathered that the policemen, who were trying to enforce curfew at the end of the Third Mainland Bridge, shot at the driver of a commercial bus.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699746047625060.html
Family Petitions Enugu Governor, IGP Over 70-year-old Woman’s Death

Since she was living alone, nobody saw or heard her shouting. It was after two days that her corpse was discovered.

29 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699746051117858.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 novinite.com 4235039571311496139.html
India sidesteps Trump mediation offer over China border showdown

“We are engaged with the Chinese side to peacefully resolve this issue,” External Affairs Ministry spokesman says.

29 May 00:08 DAWN.COM 4500271766961183562.html
PCR and CRF partner to deliver practical education in virtual format

PCR and CRF are pleased to announce the creation of virtual Partners in Learning sessions that will be broadcast during the PCR e-Course (June 25-27, 2020) and CRF’s TVT Connect meeting (June 18-28, 2020).

29 May 00:13 News-Medical.net 4522523030704569195.html
Suriname leader seeks recount after poll defeat

Suriname's ruling party is calling for a recount of votes in Monday's general election, the party leader and President Desi Bouterse said Thursday, after preliminary results showed the opposition winning.

29 May 00:00 Digital Journal 4566489171826082275.html
US indicts NKoreans, Chinese over $2.5 bn network to dodge sanctions

The US Justice Department indicted 28 North Koreans and five Chinese on Thursday for operating a money laundering ring that moved billions of dollars through global banks to avoid nuclear sanctions on Pyongyang.The network processed more than $2.

29 May 00:20 Digital Journal 4566489172411043022.html
CWI agree in principle to tour England in July, awaits UK gov't approval

Cricket West Indies has agreed in principle to send a West Indies team to England for a three-Test series in July. The decision was arrived at during a meeting of the board on Thursday. The decision c...

29 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976487587972.html
Men hired to tie up and tickle client break into wrong house

Two men hired to break into their client’s house, menace him with machetes, tie him up, then tickle him with a broom, have been acquitted of armed break-in after hitting the wrong address. Th…

29 May 00:45 Boing Boing 4601305170066135028.html
California elected officials face no pay cuts despite economic turmoil brought by coronavirus pandemic

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

29 May 00:27 Washington Examiner 4625792333597970816.html
Woman stashed grandmother's corpse in freezer for 15 years while collecting social security checks: Police

A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested after authorities say she hid the remains of her grandmother, who died in 2004, to collect social security funds.

29 May 00:14 Washington Examiner 4625792333840185693.html
Man picks fight with father-in-law, stabs him

On Monday, a man attacked his father-in-law and stabbed him in the back in Marathahalli.

29 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149708911465761.html
Karnataka wants fewer flights from 5 high-risk state

Delhi, which was earlier considered a high-risk state has been removed from that category The State Government has requested the Civil Aviation Ministry to reduce the number of flights from five high .

29 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709122671279.html
Case of the missing car

Dangi, from Pune, had secured a cloud computing job at a reputed MNC in Bengaluru. She was supposed to join on the third week of March and had planned to shift all her belongings, including her black sedan, through Allied Movers and Packers, a Haryana-based company.

29 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709177454676.html
Outer Ring Road: Pop-up cycle lanes on ORR?

The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT), which reports to the Urban Development Department of the State Government, is examining the possibility of creating pop-up cycle lane along the Outer Ring Road (ORR) between Central Silk Board and KR Puram.

29 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709989036197.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 manilastandard.net 4715274784930843419.html
Pompeo accuses top Democrat of 'hackery' over government watchdog review

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused a leading Senate Democrat of “hackery” for questioning whether Pompeo violated a law restricting officials’ political activities, saying an investigation found no evidence he had done so.

29 May 00:00 National Post 4816958591726735511.html
Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over black man's death in police custody

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s governor activated the National Guard on Thursday to help restore order following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis over the death of a black man seen in graphic video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck.

29 May 00:44 National Post 4816958591879741920.html
Immunity Passports Are a Threat to Our Privacy and Information Security

With states beginning to ease shelter-in-place restrictions, the conversation on COVID-19 has turned to questions of when and how we can return to work, take kids to school, or plan air

29 May 00:47 Electronic Frontier Foundation 5045880201731950024.html
Over 1,200 Coronavirus Deaths In US In Last 24 Hours: Report

The United States recorded 1,297 coronavirus deaths on Thursday, bringing its total to 101,573 since the global pandemic began, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

29 May 00:48 NDTV.com 5090057680872335897.html
Toronto mayor says he hopes investigation into woman's death will bring answers

Toronto's mayor says he hopes an investigation into the death of a woman who reportedly fell from her 24th-floor balcony while police were in her home will give the community the answers it needs.

29 May 00:02 KitchenerToday.com 52741008782659464.html
Canada's vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert

VANCOUVER — A senior police officer from the United Kingdom with expertise in money laundering says "underground banking" linked to China has become a significant threat in the U.K. and he believes Canada shares some of the same vulnerabilities.

29 May 00:17 KitchenerToday.com 52741008882896566.html
Seaga remembered on his 90th birthday

THE leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) yesterday sang praises for former leader...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614061686685.html
Calculated criminal conduct

The $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial ended on Friday, May 15, 20...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614310591356.html
US layoffs climb to 41 million despite businesses reopening

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614362177381.html
UN: Virus could push 14 million Latin Americans into hunger

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The US World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that upward of...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614721950113.html
Obey or risk death!

AS the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, with predictions for t...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614823177645.html
NPSC says parents taking advantage of COVID-19 helplines

CHIEF executive officer of the National Parenting Support Commission (NPSC), Kaysia Kerr,...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614872274822.html
30 more deportees arrive from the US

JUST under 30 deportees from the United States arrived in the island yesterday, as the Am...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615093057507.html
Rights group seeks clarity on use of geofencing

HUMAN rights watchdog group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is seeking further clarity on the...

29 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615728956854.html
Iran warns US: Wherever you are, we are right next to you - Middle East

Amid tensions in the Gulf, Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn the United States against its naval presence in the region.

29 May 00:56 Israel National News 5374683669581309999.html
Higher education institutions to reopen on Sunday - Inside Israel

Health Ministry Director-General signs order that will allow the higher education system to return to activity.

29 May 00:22 Israel National News 5374683669888462396.html
Boris Johnson may learn that wars don’t always make leaders popular

The British prime minister wants to be a Churchill but is looking more like George W. Bush.

29 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241321032656167.html
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
Number 10 must lift briefing ban on openDemocracy, says European press freedom watchdog

Government accused of attempting to “isolate and punish critical coverage” by boycotting media outlets.

29 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241321564440863.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
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
Press freedom in Myanmar regresses

Increased arrests of journalists, the partial shutdown of the Internet and the increasing blocking of websites show that the liberalisation of Myanmar's press is in danger.

29 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934689829950194.html
Fired Samsung worker climbs down Seoul tower after year-long protest

Dismissed in 1995 for union activism, one man took on South Korea's most powerful conglomerate and has finally reached a settlement. For over 300 days, supporters passed the protester food and clothes using only a rope.

29 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934689964422691.html
Penn State’s Aeneas Hawkins Details Terrifying Racist Encounter While Pumping Gas (TWEETS)

(Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images) Aeneas Hawkins just simply wanted to get gas and go about his day, but one…

29 May 00:52 Total Pro Sports 5536572206580989305.html
2019 Eid greetings video and photo with husband Athar Aamir Khan’s nephew disappear from IAS topper Tina Dabi Khan’s Instagram page

2019 Eid greetings video and photo with husband Athar Aamir Khan's nephew have mysteriously disappeared from IAS topper Tina Dabi's Instagram page

29 May 00:49 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720207668749710.html
UP Board 10th and 12th Results 2020: Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) to declare Class 10th and 12th Results 2020 soon @ upresults.nic.in

UP Board 10th and 12th Results 2020: The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) is set to declare Class 10th and 12th Results 2020 soon on its official website upresults.nic.in.

29 May 00:28 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720208274565626.html
How Kibra has fueled surge of Covid-19 cases as 147 more test positive

Spike in cases in Kibra and Langata linked to lack of social distancing and heavy use of public transport.

29 May 00:00 The Standard 5587226194807432293.html
Magoha team wants exams in February next year

The committee recommends that the 1.8 million KCPE and KCSE candidates be given priority to report to schools in September this year.

29 May 00:00 The Standard 5587226196076266903.html
Australian jailed for 2007 murder in Bulgaria free to return home

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s highest appeals court on Thursday (May 28) dismissed a request by the former chief prosecutor to review the parole granted to an ...

29 May 00:19 CNA 5644198862420810623.html
If Trump kicks out Twitter, there's always Germany

If U.S. President Donald Trump goes ahead with his threat to close Twitter, the micro-blogging site can always relocate to Germany.

29 May 00:31 CNA 5644198862554083589.html
Canada's Huawei extradition ruling could unleash more Chinese backlash

A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive to the United States leaves Canada ...

29 May 00:30 CNA 5644198862622666445.html
New York's Cuomo says businesses can turn away people not wearing masks

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would sign an executive order on Thursday authorizing businesses to deny entry to anyone who does not wear ...

29 May 00:29 CNA 5644198862967127174.html
Gold Up on Back of Mounting U.S.-China Tension

Gold Up on Back of Mounting U.S.-China Tension

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974622386990.html
Ukraine expecting $5 billion IMF loan approval and initial payout next week: PM

Ukraine expecting $5 billion IMF loan approval and initial payout next week: PM

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974729654532.html
Republican committee head says North Carolina Democrats 'dragging their feet' on convention rules

Republican committee head says North Carolina Democrats 'dragging their feet' on convention rules

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974870107662.html
French economy shrank less than first thought in first quarter: INSEE

French economy shrank less than first thought in first quarter: INSEE

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975265721606.html
S&P 500 up in choppy action after Trump comments on China

S&P 500 up in choppy action after Trump comments on China

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975302232211.html
Softbank-backed Coupang under scrutiny after S.Korea warehouse virus outbreak

Softbank-backed Coupang under scrutiny after S.Korea warehouse virus outbreak

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975307784176.html
U.S. senators urge probe of TikTok on children's privacy

U.S. senators urge probe of TikTok on children's privacy

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975338445591.html
House Democrats launch inquiry into Medicare stimulus payouts

House Democrats launch inquiry into Medicare stimulus payouts

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975426123238.html
Sale of shut Philly refinery to real estate developer delayed

Sale of shut Philly refinery to real estate developer delayed

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975476872624.html
Florida governor asks court to stay felon voting ruling

Florida governor asks court to stay felon voting ruling

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975557575894.html
Exclusive: White House kept FDA in the dark on Russian ventilators for New York and New Jersey

Exclusive: White House kept FDA in the dark on Russian ventilators for New York and New Jersey

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975561085291.html
Asian Stocks Down as Investors Await Trump Action

Asian Stocks Down as Investors Await Trump Action

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975784103997.html
Italian magistrates target Uber Italia over alleged rider exploitation: sources

Italian magistrates target Uber Italia over alleged rider exploitation: sources

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975822554545.html
UK property firm Rightmove sees record website views as market picks up

UK property firm Rightmove sees record website views as market picks up

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976120567119.html
U.S. to End Hong Kong's Special Treatment, Trump Says

U.S. to End Hong Kong's Special Treatment, Trump Says

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976122651358.html
Trump threatens 'shooting' response to Minneapolis riot over police killing

Trump threatens 'shooting' response to Minneapolis riot over police killing

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976206256378.html
Exclusive: Russia's Rosneft finds extended oil cuts painful - sources

Exclusive: Russia's Rosneft finds extended oil cuts painful - sources

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976336972537.html
Travel disruptions, cost cutting key issues for U.S. business in China: report

Travel disruptions, cost cutting key issues for U.S. business in China: report

29 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976404622581.html
Home Education in the Age of Coronavirus

Parents are now having to weigh their fear of the threat of coronavirus infection in traditional classrooms with the challenges of educating their child at home.

29 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805838630235580.html
The Human Cost of Climate Change

As climate change disasters become more frequent and the political will to combat climate change is insufficient, more efforts are needed to reduce the enormous human costs.

29 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805839026056577.html
Swedish banks join forces to fight money laundering

The five largest banks in Sweden have teamed up with the country's police to launch an anti-money laundering initiative.

29 May 00:01 Finextra 6000504749776520963.html
Paid sick leave mandates hold promise in containing COVID-19

Mandates like those found in the federal government's Families First Coronavirus Response Act may be helping to slow the pandemic.

29 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754801299871248.html
'Watcher' tracks coronavirus in Cincinnati and beyond

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

29 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754802438249080.html
Growing evidence that minority ethnic groups in England may be at higher risk of COVID-19

Evidence available to date suggests that minority ethnic groups in England, particularly black and south Asian people, may be at increased risk of testing positive for Covid-19, compared to people from white British backgrounds, according to a new study.

29 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754802690580556.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
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
Mark Zuckerberg Explains Why Facebook Isn’t Taking Down Trump's Post Threatening Violence Against Protesters

Twitter issued a warning on the identical tweet but didn't take it down.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530941725108.html
CBP Flew A Predator Drone Over Minneapolis Amid George Floyd Protests

The use of the drone drew criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530980512374.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
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
Barack Obama’s Graduation Address Blasts Past Rosiest Ratings Predictions With 60 Million Viewers-Five Unexpected Reasons Trump Should Worry

When was the last time any of us watched a commencement address, when we didn’t have to??

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531134597355.html
Inside How Monster Energy Supercross Is Running The Last Seven Events In Utah

Monster Energy Supercross returns this weekend after being shut down due to the pandemic. When it returns, all remaining races will be in Utah and without fans. Here's an inside look.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531310820248.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
Sex Workers Get Back To Business In Switzerland But Told To Social Distance

As Switzerland relaxes its lockdown measures, prostitution can resume from 6 June. Other sports, including boxing and ballroom dancing, however, remain forbidden.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531368435675.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
3 Things Amy Cooper Did In Central Park To Damage Her Reputation And Career

During a recent CNN interview, Amy Cooper said that her “entire life is being destroyed right now” after Christian Cooper posted a Facebook video of their encounter in Central Park. The video arguably shows Amy Cooper threatening the very freedom and life of Christian Cooper while claiming that

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531470325096.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
Iranians And Iraqis Dominate Attempts To Enter UK Via Perilous Cross-Channel Route

The two Middle East countries accounted for more than 80% of all attempts to cross the busy English Channel in the first three months of this year

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531535073854.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
Trump Calls For Revoke Of Section 230 After Twitter Flags His Minneapolis Tweet For ‘Glorifying Violence’

Twitter flagged the tweet for glorifying violence after the President of the United States posted “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” following a third night of violent protests over the death of George Floyd.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531970385127.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
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
7 People Shot In Louisville—1 In Critical Condition—As Violent Protests Erupt Across The Country

Protesters were demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was killed by police in her home in March.

29 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532255724567.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
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
18 flyers who flew in last 3 days test positive for Covid-19, say airlines

India News: NEW DELHI: At least 18 flyers who flew on different domestic routes of two airlines in the last three days have tested positive for coronavirus, airli.

29 May 00:10 The Times of India 6060938664874161218.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
CELA report shows impact of pandemic on children, importance of ECEC in the recovery

A new report, delivered by Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, and the importance of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in the nation’s recovery.

29 May 00:00 The Sector 628795920973250062.html
Yuluwirri Kids educator announced as 2020 NSW Trainee of the Year finalist

Marshandra Naden, familiar to readers of The Sector from a recent piece announcing her as the recipient of a Pat Dixon Scholarship, has progressed to he finals of the 2020 NSW Trainee of the Year Awards for the New England Region. ​​

29 May 00:00 The Sector 628795922576632311.html
Cash crunch hits PCB, as it seeks Rs 3cr from PMC

Cantonment board officials claim civic body authorities promised financial aid but the latter said only healthcare commitment was made for treating patients

29 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030399399905910.html
Dy manager of BoM delivers pensions at doorsteps of elderly

Employee from Bhavani Peth branch had sought special permission to enter containment zone, make the payouts

29 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400304287727.html
Migrants crowd rly station as cyclone nixes trains to east

Crowded in a parking lot and bus stand, travellers to WB, Bihar lash out at ‘irresponsibility’ of the authorities in making chaotic travel arrangements

29 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400594507364.html
Budhrani lab staff who hid details of kin being virus +ve dies due to COVID

Reports of woman, father-in-law showed patches; she went to work with fever and did not tell mgmt

29 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400994583299.html
Trump’s executive order on social media is legally unenforceable, experts say

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

29 May 00:05 Vox 6416095788864737164.html
Local reaction to incidents involving African-American men

There is local reaction concerning headlines involving encounters with African American men. In New York a white woman called police on a black man who was bird watching. She accused the man of threatening her when video shows he was not.

29 May 00:10 WBTV 6439870258643884727.html
US strategy document formalises the threat of China and the US response

America has formalised its concerns about the political, economic and military threat which China poses for the world and has set out its proposals for dealing with it.

29 May 00:00 Electronics Weekly.com 6636672081445896389.html
As coronavirus restrictions are relaxed, the future of live music in Japan looks rocky

Despite Japan having lifted its state of emergency, gig-goers may have to wait for live music to get back to normal across the country.

29 May 00:55 The Japan Times 6673764367029767576.html
Coronavirus | 15,572 cases, 960 deaths in Gujarat

State briefs High Court about remedial measures taken to combat the pandemic

29 May 00:19 The Hindu 6679535024411290372.html
PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over border row with China, says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump had earlier offered to mediate between India and China

29 May 00:51 The Hindu 6679535024509175762.html
Question Time: Fiona Bruce in fiery row with health minister over track and trace 'loopholes'

Question Time host Fiona Bruce brought up a number of inconsistencies in Boris Johnson's new track and trace scheme which launched yesterday, while also poking fun at barbecue guidance

29 May 00:42 mirror 675785261235746566.html
'We're a deeply divided society': inside the battle for Hong Kong

Australian-born, Hong Kong-based journalist Antony Dapiran says the protests have at their worst resembled medieval warfare.

29 May 00:00 WAtoday 6806590898895316383.html
High Court ruling favours release of 'Palace Papers' on Whitlam Dismissal

Hundreds of letters between the Queen and former governor-general Sir John Kerr before the dismissal of the Whitlam government are expected to be released.

29 May 00:06 WAtoday 6806590899100343370.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
Alberta government introduces bill to reduce rules for new charter schools, unsupervised homeschooling

Kenney’s government lifted long-standing cap on charter schools last year

29 May 00:05 The Globe and Mail 68426410143171503.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
NSA says Russian agents have been hacking major e-mail program since last August

Critical vulnerability was identified 11 months ago

29 May 00:49 The Globe and Mail 68426410248582398.html
Trump tries a new response after George Floyd’s death

White House spokesman Judd Deere said Trump was taking the death seriously.

29 May 00:55 Hindustan Times 696565557276535758.html
PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over Ladakh standoff with China, says 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 00:43 Hindustan Times 696565557441554621.html
Zitto Kabwe sentenced to serve one-year ban not writing seditious statements

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s court has on Friday May 29, found Kigoma Urban Member of Parliament and leader of opposition Party ACT Wazalendo Zitto Kabwe guilty on all the three counts of

29 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251211782209274.html
Police precinct in flames in US protest over death of black man

A police precinct in Minnesota went up in flames late Thursday in a third day of demonstrations as the so-called Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul seethed over the shocking police killing of a

29 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251211902523284.html
Rwandan genocide bankroller Kabuga to be tried in Arusha -Judge

The alleged financier of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, arrested this month in France after 25 years on the run, will be transferred to the war crimes tribunal in Arusha, Tanzania, once conditions allow

29 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212315589999.html
Twists and turns as Wasira defeats Warioba in polls

 Dar es Salaam. It was during the 1995 General Election, the first polls following reintro-duction of multiparty system, when the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) witnessed for the first time

29 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212784973937.html
Don’t involve children in business, Manzese residents told

Parents and guardians have been urged to ensure that their children remain at home during the schools closure and not involve them in their business activities, something that contrary to the child

29 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212835425170.html
Rwanda court sentences former mayor to life for role in genocide

Rwanda's High Court on Thursday sentenced a former mayor to life in prison for his role in the country's 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, which included leading attacks that resulted in the deaths of

29 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251213115123474.html
Twitter hides Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter has hidden one of President Donald Trump's tweets from his profile, saying it violates rules about glorifying violence, reports the BBC.

29 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251213476109413.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
George Floyd protests in NYC turn violent: Officers punched, pelted, more than 40 people arrested

New York City police arrested more than 40 demonstrators Thursday evening after violent protests that followed the death of a man in police custody in Minnesota earlier in the week, police said.

29 May 00:13 Fox News 7362823820748585291.html
Gowdy calls for 'national conversation' after George Floyd death, says riots 'ain't gonna accomplish nothing'

Former prosecutor and congressman Trey Gowdy, a Fox News contributor, reacted to the death of George Floyd following his arrest by Minneapolis police Thursday by contrasting his treatment with that of South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof. 

29 May 00:23 Fox News 7362823820851636795.html
Marc Thiessen: Trump must threaten China with 'brain drain' and 'capital flight' amid Hong Kong crackdown

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

29 May 00:46 Fox News 7362823821167512513.html
FactCheck.org calls out Biden's false claims, exaggerations from 'Breakfast Club' interview

Joe Biden sparked a firestorm of controversy last Friday for his "you ain't black" remark, but he may be facing more problems from his interview with "Breakfast Club" radio host Chalamagne tha God. 

29 May 00:02 Fox News 7362823821622409244.html
India: The Supreme Court will hear a petition on June 2 to replace the word “India” with “Bharat”

News » Supreme Court to hear the petition on June 2, in which the central government has demanded to be directed to Bharat or Hindustan place of India by

29 May 00:00 The Eastern Herald 7420825544818623599.html
Immorality: A threat bigger than Corona

Long before COVID had sabotaged Pakistan, and had influenced the government to impose emergencies in hospitals and lockdowns to restrict

29 May 00:00 Daily Times 746661313371806626.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
America really doesn’t need Silicon Valley to get into the fact-checking biz

No American, not even the president, has a right to a social-media account. Tech firms are free to ban any user they see fit. They’re free to “fact-check” anyone and enforce their policies

29 May 00:09 New York Post 7654946767490611812.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
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
High Court issues notice petition filed against illegal detention

Justice Sunil Balkrishna Shukre and Justice Anil Satyavijay Kilor have issued notices to Chief Secretary, Mantralaya, Superintendent Of Police Gadchiroli, Mohit Kumar Garg, Addl S. P Gadchiroli and others in a petition filed for illegal detention and compensation. A petition has been before the Hon’ble High Court claiming action and compensation against the illegal detention […]

29 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904106534837692.html
Nagpur Police rejoin over 47k migrants with their families

Nagpur: City police in association with NGOs, till date have rejoined sum of 47510 labours with their families in 11 states including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Gujrat, West Bengal, J&K, Odisha, Jharkhand and Maharashtra, reveals the data tabled by Nagpur Police. A total of 12000 migrant workers were departed by 12 Shramik […]

29 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904106854726990.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
‘Destroy Eggs, Spray Neem Oil’: Maha University Suggests Ways To Tackle Locust Menace

As parts of Maharashtra and other states face attacks from locusts, which destroy crops and vegetation, an agriculture university has suggested a slew of measures like destroying their eggs and spraying neem oil on crops to tackle threat from the migratory pests. Swarms of crop-eating locusts have spread across Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and […]

29 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904107209397610.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
T.I. Responds To Trump Using His Song ‘Whatever You Like’ For Anti-Joe Biden Ad

T.I isn’t pleased with his song being used on Donald Trump’s Snapchat story to attack Joe Biden.

29 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608385286769394.html
Safety fears over drug hyped to treat the coronavirus spark global confusion

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

29 May 00:00 Nature 7937820127508951402.html
ALERT: Temps to crash by 15 degrees in June so enjoy it while you can!

Temperatures are set to plunge by 10 degrees Celsius as June will turn chilly compared to the Mediterranean-style conditions we're enjoying at the moment.  Thursday was the hottest day of th...

29 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940816084530879.html
Kildare businesses call on Government to extend wage subsidy scheme

"Ahead of today’s Cabinet meeting, County Kildare Chamber has called for the Government to reform and extend the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) beyond its initial June deadline, and e...

29 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940816189770421.html
EXPLAINER: Will Phase 2 of lifting Covid-19 restrictions happen on June 8?

When Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the government's roadmap for re-opening the country and the economy, he warned that the phases were not guaranteed to run on the dates specified.  The roadma...

29 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940816242630747.html
Firefighters tackle blaze on bogland and forestry in west Kildare

Explosives factory is not at risk

29 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940816300047932.html
Four Brazilian men appear in Portlaoise Court on firearms charges

Enquiries had linked the incident in Clara with an ongoing feud in Tullamore between two families, court told

29 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940816455491914.html
Appeal issued for people with sewing skills across Ireland to make masks for vulnerable communities

The Sew Change, a campaign established to unite people with sewing skills with the supplies they require, has issued a call out for volunteers in the older community who can offer their sewing skills ...

29 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940817063393595.html
'We're a deeply divided society': inside the battle for Hong Kong

Australian-born, Hong Kong-based journalist Antony Dapiran says the protests have at their worst resembled medieval warfare.

29 May 00:00 The Age 7967730561430054303.html
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
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
Australian court rules Queen's letters can be made public

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s highest court ruled on Friday to make public letters between Queen Elizabeth II and her representative that would reveal what knowledge she had, if any, of the dismissal of an Australian government in 1975.

29 May 00:55 680News 8014034333385759832.html
NYPD: Man shot by officers later dies of coronavirus

NEW YORK — A man shot by New York City police last month after menacing officers with a knife and an antique gun died of the coronavirus five days after he was wounded, police said Thursday.

29 May 00:49 680News 8014034334542949240.html
Minneapolis protests turn violent as outrage grows over death of George Floyd

A wave of protests erupted across South Minneapolis overnight and into Thursday, with police firing tear gas and rubber bullets as people set buildings on fire and looted stores days after George Floyd, an African American man, died in police custody.

29 May 00:49 Bdnews24 8119004129908275458.html
Experts fear explosion of coronavirus cases if rules ignored once economy restarts

Bangladesh will face a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths if it reopens economy without fully implementing the safeguards, experts warn.

29 May 00:07 Bdnews24 8119004130234521206.html
Singapore SC dismisses former Ranbaxy promoters’ appeal

 The Singapore Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by erstwhile Ranbaxy Laboratories' former promoters Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh against a High Court order that declined to set aside an arbitration award in favour of Japan's Daichii Sankyo.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566382674522.html
ICMR-NIN to conduct rapid Covid survey in Hyderabad

The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will conduct a rapid survey

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566545651752.html
Watch: Leopard spotted on Hyderabad Agri varsity campus

A leopard was spotted on the PJTS Agricultural University campus on Thursday night following which Forest officials and the police have asked those staying nearby to be alert.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566567821224.html
Peddapalli: Experts committee assesses locust movement

Experts committee constituted by the State government to monitor the movement of locust swarms held a meeting at the NTPC guest house on Friday.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566717022218.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
Bhupalpally gears up to face locust attack

The district administration is taking all steps to face the possible threat from the menace of the desert locusts

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566892275271.html
Andhra Pradesh HC orders reinstatement of Ramesh Kumar as SEC

In a major setback to Jagan Mohan Reddy government, Andhra Pradesh High Court on Saturday ordered reinstatement of Nimmagadda Ramesh

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566945435378.html
PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over border row with China: Trump

Reiterating his offer to mediate on the border dispute between India and China, US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566992743090.html
Woman returned from Maharashtra denied entry into house in Karimnagar

The helpless woman sat in front of her house for help. This bizarre incident was taken place in Kisannagar of Karimnagar town on Friday.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567026731497.html
What is a locust plague?

Over the last few days, a swarm of locust has been sighted in the urban areas of Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567071906102.html
Babri mosque demolition accused to appear in court on June 4

The special CBI court, conducting the Babri mosque demolition trial, will record statements of the accused under Section 313

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567142554845.html
New normal for TTEs on board spl trains: magnifying glass, masks, gloves instead of coat, tie

For the first time in its 167-year history, the railways' on board ticket checking staff will be without their customary black coats and ties and will instead wear gloves, masks, PPEs and check tickets with magnifying glasses

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567164626710.html
US joins G7 artificial intelligence group to counter China 

The US has joined an international panel for setting ethical guidelines for the use of artificial intelligence.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567180801418.html
Telangana: Exam duration cut to two hours in State varsities

The State universities will be conducting theory examinations for two hours instead of three hours. Accordingly, the question papers

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567232849882.html
Taiwan top court rules adultery no longer crime

Taiwan's top court decriminalised adultery on Friday, ruling the law against it breached constitutional protections of sexual autonomy and equality, in a move hailed by rights groups.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567271401232.html
Violent protests in Minneapolis over police killing of black man

Fires continued to burn and one person was dead in Minneapolis of angry protests over the police killing of an African American man while in custody.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567481917253.html
Hyderabad steps up efforts to keep cops safe

After a few of its personnel tested positive for Covid-19, the Hyderabad City Police is intensifying its efforts to keep its men,

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567579013488.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
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.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567682102307.html
Sathuppalli farmers told to grow sugarcane in large extent

Farmers in Sathupalli Assembly constituency were advised to cultivate sugarcane crop in large extent of land this Vanakalam season

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567697161725.html
Union tourism minister meets online travel agents, discusses post-lockdown protocols

Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel met a delegation of leading online travel agents (OTAs) of the country to discuss calibrated opening of hotels and accommodation units.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567822404432.html
Govt, non-govt offices to reopen from June 8 in West Bengal: CM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that all government and non-government offices will resume their operations from June 8 across the state.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567867176940.html
TikTok app needs to be regulated: Orissa HC

The Orissa High Court has said that the popular TikTok mobile app needs to be properly regulated as it often demonstrates a degrading culture and encourages pornography.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567890421757.html
AP BJP president’s daughter could have died of heart attack: Police

Hyderabad: The Raidurgam police suspect N Suharika, the daughter-in-law of Andhra Pradesh BJP state president K Lakshminarayana died of a possible heart attack.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567915980506.html
7-months-old baby dies of COVID-19 in Sangareddy

A 7-month-old girl, who died at Niloufer Hospital on Wednesday while undergoing treatment, was COVID-19 positive as her swab result revealed

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567921550450.html
e-Pariksha to conduct free online mock test for JEE, NEET

e-Parkisha.com will be conducting free online mock tests for JEE, NEET and other common entrance tests aspirants.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567929924913.html
Migrant workers sent back to Odisha from Hyderabad

The Rachakonda Police came to the aid of about 85 migrant workers and helped them safely return to their native places in Odisha.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567975365428.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
Delhi COVID-19 death count 398; record spike of 1,106 more cases

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.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568054289632.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
Chief Minister KCR arrives at Kondapochamma, participates in Homam

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao along with his wife arrived at the Kondapochamma temple at 7.45 am and took part

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568075285545.html
Adilabad geared up to tackle locust menace

Agriculture, horticulture and other department officials are prepared to tackle a possible invasion by locust swarms.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568101214137.html
DGCA says locust swarms pose threat to aircraft during landing and takeoff phase

Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday issued guidelines for stakeholders like pilots and engineers on how to deal with locust swarms, saying they pose a threat to aircraft in the critical landing and takeoff phase of a flight.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568131076782.html
CM KCR upbeat on achieving 165 TMC of additional water storage capacity

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said that the bold decision of taking up the multi stage Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568188020758.html
China asks Western nations to stay out of its internal matters in Hong Kong

China has lodged diplomatic protests with the US, the UK, Canada and Australia for "interfering" in its internal matters by criticising its new security law for Hong Kong.

29 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568265687247.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
Coronavirus: Universities plan to limit student access to campuses

Third-level institutions preparing for hybrid online and in-person approach

29 May 00:14 The Irish Times 8204772967752041312.html
Coronavirus: HSE experts support the early reopening of schools

New research finds that schools in Ireland are not a high-risk setting for Covid-19

29 May 00:57 The Irish Times 8204772967925164246.html
Boris Johnson had little choice but to back Dominic Cummings

The controversy over Boris Johnson’s aide exposes the government’s basic design flaw

29 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968173153607.html
Coronavirus: HSE experts support the early reopening of schools

New research finds that schools in Ireland are not a high-risk setting for Covid-19

29 May 00:57 The Irish Times 8204772968204525555.html
Coronavirus: HSA says 800 workplace inspections carried out since May 18th

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

29 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968230672940.html
No temporary increase in weekly asylum payment during pandemic

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

29 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968373041850.html
Police ID remains on Long Island beach as woman killed in 2000

May 28 (UPI) -- Police in New York on Thursday released the identity of a woman killed during a string of slayings in Long Island 20 years ago.

29 May 00:20 UPI 8257973864816771019.html
State Department approves $425M deal for work on Kuwait's Patriot missiles

May 28 (UPI) -- The State Department approved a possible deal for Patriot missile support for up to $425 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday.

29 May 00:05 UPI 8257973866008583538.html
Reports of shots fired outside the Colorado State Capitol amid protests over death of George Floyd

Peaceful demonstrators and at least one state lawmaker took cover at the Colorado State Capitol building Thursday evening after shots were reportedly fired amid protests over the death of George Floyd.

29 May 00:41 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882704048994.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
Pompeo accuses top Democrat of 'hackery' over government watchdog review

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused a leading Senate Democrat of “hackery” for questioning whether Pompeo violated a law restricting officials’ political activities, saying an investigation found no evidence he had done so.

29 May 00:02 Reuters 8334514181171439716.html
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
Boys End Up in Hospital After Trying to Gain Superpowers From a Black Widow Bite

Three boys from Bolivia let a black widow spider bite them in the hopes of gaining Spider-Man's powers, but they ended up in hospital instead.

29 May 00:00 ScienceAlert 8369231566328295769.html
7 protesters shot in Kentucky amid protests for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor

Police say none of the shots came from police.

29 May 00:36 Fox 4 8372747777892443546.html
$120,000 from council to help restrengthening of Sacred Heart Cathedral

News from Wellington City Council Wellington’s Mayor and Councillors voted unanimously this week to contribute an urgent $120,000 grant towards the strengthening of the Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral in Hill Street, Thorndon.

29 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363053865937658.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
300 per cent increase in library members during lockdown, and record online access

News from WCC Wellington City Libraries’ online services broke every record in the book during the covid-19 alerts. As the lockdown started in March, the Libraries welcomed over 1,110 new members, a 300% increase compared to 2019.

29 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054866206813.html
Poo trucks all night, then repairs all day, after sewage pipe bursts

Wellington.Scoop The council-owned Wellington Water company worked all day today to repair the sewage pipe that burst in Victoria Street in the CBD last night.

29 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054969620601.html
National Guard called to respond to Minneapolis violence

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard on Thursday as looting broke out in St. Paul and a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violence after rioting over the death of George Floyd, a ...

29 May 00:55 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648835977586279.html
Judge rejects restraining order in chloroquine regulation lawsuit

A Washoe County judge has rejected the Nevada Osteopathic Medical Association’s request for a temporary restraining order against Gov. Steve Sisolak’s emergency regulation.

29 May 00:43 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836138336314.html
George Floyd protesters unleash fury, Trump threatens military action

President Donald Trump blasted the “total lack of leadership” and tweeted: “Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. Any difficulty ...

29 May 00:55 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837481090345.html
Lawrence Weekly to host town hall on small businesses reopening

Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly on Monday is hosting a Facebook town hall to answer questions that businesses might have as they set to reopen.

29 May 00:32 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837781763654.html
Charles Hoskinson Reveals Cardano’s Shelley Upgrade To Roll Out Sooner

IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson today declared the launch of Shelley, which is the latest update for Cardano. It will begin rolling out the network between June 30 and July 7. Talking on a crowdcast update, he gave 11 dates to the release of Cardano's Shelley update. He said today -…

29 May 00:00 BTC Wires 8723770618181607991.html
Erongo residents taking Covid-19 more seriously

RECENT news reports concerning Covid-19 cases at Walvis Bay have brought home the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic to residents of the Erongo region.

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576080067516.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
Namibian crew stuck at sea

ABOUT 10 Namibian crew members of the 'Carnival Fascination' passenger cruise liner are stuck on the vessel about 10 nautical miles west of Walvis Bay.

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576693856708.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
Single quarters to make way for development

THE Keetmanshoop Town Council is planning to demolish the single quarters area containing 16 housing units.

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577294432335.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
Shanghala employee denies meddling in ACC probe

AN employee of former justice minister Sacky Shanghala and his business partner James Hatuikulipi denied in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court yesterday that he tried to remove potential evidence

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577873472582.html
Mixed feelings as lockdowns end

MIKE COLLETT-WHITEAS much of the world begins to emerge from lockdowns, people are looking back at time spent cut off from friends, family and colleagues by the coronavirus and forward to

29 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577937478368.html
Judge rules against news agencies over nursing home stats

The state of Arizona doesn’t have to publicly reveal the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths among residents of nursing homes, long-term facilities and retirement homes, a state judge ruled on Friday.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836440997024443.html
Police: Trans man fatally shot by officer after pointing gun

A transgender black man was fatally shot by an officer in Florida after fatally stabbing another man and pointing a gun at the officer, authorities said.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441007612262.html
Police: COVID-19-positive woman walks way from nursing home

Police have filed an elder abuse complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health after a nursing home resident with dementia who had tested positive for COVID-19 apparently climbed out a

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441054078576.html
CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests

The Minnesota State Patrol on Friday arrested a CNN television crew as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441103324953.html
Fantasy sports betting regulations near passage in Louisiana

Residents of the 47 Louisiana parishes where voters agreed to legalize fantasy sports betting edged closer Friday to being able to compete for the online cash prices.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441222624286.html
California prison employees suspended over racist remarks

California prison officials said Friday that they suspended multiple employees who made racist jokes about the death of an unarmed black man in police custody in Minneapolis, a disclosure that came am

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441249806854.html
Latinos increasingly affected by COVID-19 in rural Idaho

New data shows a recent spike in coronavirus cases has hit Latinos in rural Idaho, an already disproportionately affected community that makes up a third of the state's cases where the race is known.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441271194468.html
Police: Woman killed after charging officer with knife

A woman armed with a butcher knife was fatally shot Friday after charging police officers outside a Florida government building, authorities said.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441333626604.html
Kansas man charged $50K in medical bills after accident

Alvin Letner doesn’t remember signing the form where he promises to pay a medical bill of nearly $50,000 he hadn’t yet seen.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441370719639.html
New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold

New Zealand on Friday had all but eradicated the coronavirus from its shores with just one person in the nation of 5 million known to be still infected, but developments elsewhere were generally grim,

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441378912250.html
'I can't breathe': White House locked down as crowd protests death of George Floyd

The White House was on lockdown Friday night as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in adjacent Lafayette Park chanting,

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441421428303.html
Washington DC starts to reopen, but not everyone is ready

The nation's capital began its phased-in reopening Friday in fits and starts, with not everyone ready for even a limited return to pre-pandemic normality after a three-month-old stay-at-home order was

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441423406549.html
EU weighs China policy amid concern over Hong Kong moves

European Union foreign ministers debated Friday ways to manage tense relations with China as it asserts more control over Hong Kong and amid concern about Beijing’s influence over EU officials.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441424797360.html
Van Jones: Forget the KKK, it's the 'white, liberal Hillary Clinton supporter' we should worry about

CNN's Van Jones said Friday it's not the Ku Klux Klan members who wear racism on their sleeves but the white liberals who pretend they're not racist who pose the real threat to black Americans.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441447188822.html
Coronavirus protest concert blocked by Utah judge

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

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441461656273.html
Wildlife managers use pup fostering to boost wolf genetics

A record number of captive-born wolf pups has been placed into the wild as part of an effort by federal and state wildlife managers to boost the genetic diversity among Mexican gray wolves in the Sout

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441467604328.html
Police: Tulane football player arrested after punching girl

A fight at a Waffle House in Louisiana landed a Tulane University football player in jail and a teenage girl in a hospital, police said.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441469532790.html
The Latest: Russia has highest daily spike in virus deaths

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441469823186.html
West Virginia governor moves to allow youth sports with fans

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday said he will allow youth sports to resume games with spectators in the stands this summer as he moves to continue lifting coronavirus restrictions.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441488460602.html
South Africa has virus testing backlog of nearly 100,000

South Africa says it has a backlog of nearly 100,000 unprocessed tests for the coronavirus, a striking example of the painful shortage of testing kits and reagents across Africa as cases steadily rise

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441500824863.html
Arrest made after California homeless fed poisoned food

One person was arrested after eight homeless people were given poisoned food that sent several to the hospital, Southern California authorities said Friday.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441563307363.html
West Virginia agency renamed Department of Homeland Security

West Virginia’s Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety now has a shorter, different name and a few other internal changes under a new state law.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441656574269.html
Lawsuit seeks early, easier voting during COVID-19 pandemic

A lawsuit is seeking to ease Alabama’s restrictions on absentee ballots and in-person voting during the COVID-19 pandemic, including to allow early voting as a way of mitigating transmission risk at t

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441675124435.html
Des Moines police use tear gas after George Floyd rally

Des Moines police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of several hundred people who gathered Friday night near the downtown police headquarters after a peaceful rally earlier in the evening.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441719652522.html
No rodeo festival dashes Wyoming city's hopes amid COVID-19

The Just Dandy women's clothing store in downtown Cheyenne has endured fire, flooding, recessions and so far the coronavirus pandemic, but will this year's cancellation of the city's famous cowboy-and

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441740946688.html
North Carolina city records fourth homicide in a week

A woman found shot to death in Winston-Salem marks the city’s fourth homicide in six days, authorities said.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441811808252.html
White House punts economic update as election draws near

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

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441819082454.html
Not all water parks reopen despite eased Abbott restrictions

It may be days or weeks before some Texas water parks reopen, despite Gov. Greg Abbott's order allowing many to reopen Friday.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441835023351.html
Valerie Jarrett tips COVID-19 crisis end game as nationwide 'vote-by-mail'

Valerie Jarrett, former White House whisperer in the Barack Obama administration, said on MSNBC that

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441848931875.html
Trump vetoes first domestic bill in four years, rejects measure on education loan forgiveness

President Trump has vetoed a domestic policy bill for the first time, rejecting a bipartisan measure that would have barred Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from implementing a new rule determining how

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441902488740.html
Chicago police drop Clearview facial recognition technology

Chicago police is no longer using facial recognition software developed by a firm that was sued by a civil rights organization this week over privacy concerns.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441925950128.html
Locust invasion wreaks havoc on Pakistan's crops, orchards

An invasion of locusts has spread across Pakistan, officials said Friday, causing damage to crops and orchards and posing a threat to food security in an impoverished Islamic nation already struggling

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441955318187.html
Quarantine bottlenecks add to woes of returning Filipinos

When his cruise ship sailed into Manila Bay after weeks of voyaging like a castaway amid port closures set off by the global pandemic, Erick Arenas felt he was finally home.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441960593111.html
Hello and welcome: robot waiters to the rescue amid virus

You can always count on a robot for perfect timing.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441967721752.html
New director for Arizona Department of Economic Security

The Arizona Department of Economic Security has a new director.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441971602169.html
Police: Alabama worker killed trying to unjam wood chipper

A man in Alabama died when he got caught in a wood chipper that got jammed at his workplace, police said.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441990193084.html
Questions on reopening New York's economy baffle businesses

Some upstate New York business owners who made plans to reopen Friday as the state gradually loosens restrictions put in place during the coronavirus crisis remained close amid last-minute confusion o

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441990595977.html
MT announces 8 new cases of COVID, 6 in Big Horn County

The state health department announced eight now cases of COVID-19 out of more than 1,700 tests that were run on Thursday.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442001583180.html
Greece: Tourists from 29 countries can fly in as of June 15

Greece on Friday listed 29 countries from where it will accept visitors as of June 15 as the Greek government looks to mitigate some of the financial damage from the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442034552444.html
Capitals prepare to open MedStar Iceplex when NHL allows training to restart

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan told reporters Friday that the team has been in contact with government officials about making sure its practice facility in Arlington, Virginia, ca

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442049191829.html
Vermont barbers, stylists reopening as restrictions ease

Hair stylists and barbers are back in business Friday as part of the latest round of business reopenings in Vermont from COVID-19 shutdowns.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442072738927.html
What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Europe’s extensive social welfare net is showing signs of fraying under economic strain from the coronavirus, as protests erupted for a second day in Spain on Friday against layoffs by French carmak

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442088435534.html
Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Trying to stay safe during a global pandemic is hard enough, but people in Southwest desert cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures can soar into the triple digits are also trying to prot

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442095605082.html
Protest in Hong Kong over China move to pass 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 a

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442162880296.html
U. of Virginia announces in-person classes set for August

The University of Virginia announced Thursday that its campus will reopen for some in-person classes in August, with the face-to-face instruction ending by Thanksgiving.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442174462896.html
US judge won't lift 50-person cap on Nevada church services

A federal judge rejected a rural Nevada church’s request Friday for an emergency injunction that would allow it to exceed Gov. Steve Sisolak’s 50-person cap on religious gatherings.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442246665326.html
Parents settle lawsuit over disabled son's forced baptism

The parents of a disabled Ohio teen have settled a lawsuit against a church and others over what they said was the boy's forced baptism at a picnic in 2016, the parents' attorneys said.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442256078604.html
Hungary commemorates victims of 2019 Danube boat catastrophe

Commemorations began Friday in Hungary for the first anniversary of an accident on the Danube River in which over two dozen South Korean tourists died after their tour boat collided with a river cruis

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442257673293.html
Thousands rally in Houston to protest George Floyd's death

In Houston, the city where George Floyd grew up, several thousand people shut down a downtown freeway Friday as they marched after a rally to protest his death while in police custody in Minneapolis.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442389506012.html
Partygoer at Missouri's Lake of Ozarks positive for COVID-19

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 Day weekend at Missouri's Lake of the Ozar

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442418205564.html
Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance

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

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442459650776.html
Connecticut governor eases restrictions on houses of worship

Gov. Ned Lamont announced Friday he is easing pandemic restrictions on religious services, allowing houses of worship to now have up to 100 people inside, or 25% capacity, whichever is less.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442554247864.html
Master of cargo ship charged over Australia container spill

The ship master of a Singapore-registered vessel that spilled some of its cargo off the Australian east coast has been charged with damage of the marine environment and pollution.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442574380251.html
Slaughterhouses reopen but farmers still euthanizing pigs

Meatpacking plants that had to briefly close due to coronavirus outbreaks have been back up and running for weeks, but production backlogs are forcing farmers to euthanize thousands of hogs that can't

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442610045273.html
Colombian rebel group ELN open to UN global cease-fire: Report

Colombian rebel group National Liberation Army (ELN) on Friday said they would be willing to participate in a three-month global cease-fire in an effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442640945185.html
New report alleges killings, mass detentions in Ethiopia

A new report by the rights group Amnesty International accuses Ethiopia’s security forces of extrajudicial killings and mass detentions even as the country’s reformist prime minister was awarded the N

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442674782728.html
MotoGP races in Britain, Australia canceled amid pandemic

The MotoGP races in Britain and Australia are the latest to be canceled on the international motorcycle racing circuit because of the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442696048526.html
Columbus protest over George Floyd's death turns violent

Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, leaving smashed storefront windows al

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442696736686.html
Asia Today: S Korea has another 39 cases linked to warehouse

South Korea on Saturday reported 39 new cases of the coronavirus, most of them in the densely populated Seoul area where officials have linked scores of infections to warehouse workers.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442737628098.html
Lawmaker-elect denies wrongdoing over 'comfort women' funds

A prominent South Korean activist who was recently elected to the National Assembly denied on Friday that she misused public donations for Korean survivors of Japanese wartime sexual slavery.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442739627820.html
Zookeeper critically mauled by 2 lions at shut Australia zoo

Two lions mauled and critically injured a zookeeper inside their enclosure Friday at a closed Australian zoo.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442789988908.html
NJ horse racing, child-care centers, sports reopening

More sectors of New Jersey's economy will soon be opening up from restrictions stemming from COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442823320344.html
Papal ping-pong? Vatican opens summer camp amid virus

The Vatican is getting into the summer camp business, with ping pong tables taking over the Vatican auditorium, a giant pool in the Vatican Gardens and team sports on the Vatican helipad.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442825926829.html
2 dead in house fire, cause under investigation

Authorities in western Pennsylvania on Friday were trying to determine what sparked an early-morning house fire that claimed the lives of a man and a woman.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442836773599.html
More than 400 in Las Vegas protest George Floyd's death

More than 400 people were demonstrating on the Las Vegas Strip Friday afternoon calling for policing reforms following the death this week of a black man killed by a white Minneapolis police officer.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442852007579.html
Western Kentucky University says tuition rates won't change

Western Kentucky University doesn't plan to change tuition rates for the first time in 40 years, officials said.

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442894857350.html
Malaysia's Mahathir 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 mo

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442940554697.html
Baltimore voters face watershed moment with mayoral primary

Baltimore’s most consequential election in a generation is set to take place next week, when voters will be looking for a leader who can rein in violent crime, address entrenched poverty and restore s

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443005185293.html
Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's Raab

The family of a British teenager killed when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by an American diplomat’s wife plan to take legal action against the U.K. foreign policy chief for his

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443043827213.html
Veterans help UK children keep calm, cope with virus stress

Hula hoops, camouflage mats and tires aren't typical supplies needed during the coronavirus pandemic. But they’re useful props as British army veteran Mike Hamilton prepares to lead children in a mili

29 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443118803380.html
Austrian to resume flights to 37 destinations

Regular scheduled flights will resume on June 15, with destinations including London…

29 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610880589802582.html
Lufthansa adds long-haul routes from Frankfurt and Munich

Newly announced destinations include Frankfurt to Cairo, Beijing, Shanghai and San Jose, and Munich to San Francisco, Delhi…

29 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610880993417908.html
Philippines gears up to reopen tourism

Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines is preparing for the re-opening once places are classified under the modified general community quarantine…

29 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881921869969.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
A new dawn in Afghanistan

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

29 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238352362530.html
Coronavirus: Sindh says SOPs for public transport, ride-hailing apps ready

Sindh Transport Minister Awais Shah said final decision to be taken in meeting of task force on coronavirus

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356404823476.html
No hearing held of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman's bail plea

MSR's arrest has been classified as the eighth-most urgent case in threat to press freedom, according to Time Magazine

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356653342433.html
Peshawar's Hayatabad hospital forced to turn COVID-19 patients away over shortage of beds

The HMC has seen a rise in COVID-19 patient admitting themselves for treatment as the complex is the only one offering plasma therapy for the infections

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356732585837.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 www.geo.tv 9037559356765484433.html
Relatives of deceased coronavirus patient vandalise Peshawar's Lady Reading Hospital

The LRH officials said that the patient’s relatives broke down the door of the coronavirus complex of the hospital

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356928903468.html
Pakistan shoots down second Indian spy drone this week

The quadcopter had intruded 700 metres into the Pakistan side of the Line of Control, says ISPR

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357018930954.html
Pakistan saw a record 2,636 coronavirus cases, 57 deaths in last 24 hours: Dr Mirza

The greatest number of patients on ventilators — 157 — has also been recorded

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357301577167.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 www.geo.tv 9037559357306848630.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 www.geo.tv 9037559357487304470.html
Chinese Tian’he carrying Pakistani flag returns from its space journey

The Embassy of Pakistan in China had handed over the national flag of Pakistan for the space voyage to CMSA in Beijing on 11 February 2020, read the official statement

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357801192319.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 www.geo.tv 9037559358147339827.html
Toshakhana reference: Arrest warrants issued against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif

Warrants were issued by the accountability court hearing a reference filed against former PMs Gilani, Nawaz and ex-president Zardari

29 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559358345189173.html
Experts warned Cameron's government the Lansley reforms would hobble Britain's epidemic response

Documents from 2010-12 show that senior public health figures believed NHS reforms would leave Britain vulnerable in a pandemic.

29 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182628384308.html
News in Pictures

The images from around the world that tell the stories of this week.

29 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182906478351.html
How Covid-19 is transforming Russia’s power structures

As Putin’s popularity falls while that of governors rises, the old centralised system is in flux.  

29 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183004364196.html
How many of the government's 100,000 tests make it back to the laboratory?

Coronavirus test kits are mailed out and count towards government targets, but a significant number are not being processed. 

29 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183340983047.html
Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

Authorities say George Floyd was detained Monday because he matched the description of someone who tried to pay with a counterfeit bill at a convenience store, and the 46-year-old resisted arrest. A bystander's disturbing video shows Officer Derek Chauvin, who is white, kneeling on Floyd's neck, even as Floyd begs for air and slowly stops talking and moving.

29 May 00:41 KNOE 8 News 9048639191247566918.html
Christian leaders won’t push government to reopen churches – Rev. Dr Boafo

The Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, says the ecumenical bodies will not rush the government to lift the ban on in-person church services.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493837617829.html
'Kill me, jail me but I’ll never 'eat' my words' – Mornah tells CID

The Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Mr. Bernard Mornah says he is ever ready to ‘die’ for the truth if that is what the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service wants.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493867088934.html
Only JHS, SHS final year students should be allowed to resume school for now – GNAT

The largest teacher union in Ghana, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has advised government to reopen schools in phases to avoid the spread of coronavirus during the pandemic.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493881677262.html
Parliament must shut down over coronavirus cases - Sam George

Amidst speculations that some Members and Staff of Parliament have tested positive for Covid-19, Mr Samuel Nartey George, MP for Ningo-Prampram, is calling for a two-week shut-down, and fumigation of Parliament.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493882513872.html
Over 50 staff of Tullow Ghana reportedly test positive for coronavirus

Panic has hit staff of Tullow Ghana after some contract workers reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493924263999.html
Retraction and apology to Ibrahim Mahama

Ghana Guardian's attention has been drawn to an inaccurate publication on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, titled "Ibrahim Mahama paying A-Plus 'to spew nonsense'".

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493988217952.html
4 escape death as flood engulfs Ho

The Volta Regional Capital, Ho is gradually becoming a flood-prone area as about 11 places have been identified to be dangerous flood-prone spots in the hitherto flood-free municipality.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494011534140.html
Free distribution of nose masks will be waste of resources – Pius Hadzide

The Deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enan Hadzide has asserted that it will not be a sound decision by the government to distribute free face masks for the Ghanaian populace.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494013748412.html
Parliament encourages Coronavirus positives to boldly declare status

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

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494084679330.html
Lockdown entire country for 10 days rather than easing restrictions – CEGA to Akufo-Addo

Center for Ethical Governance and Administration (CEGA) has called on President Akufo-Addo not to ease restriction as the number of Coronavirus cases has surged to over 7000.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494111347717.html
Man arrested for allegedly stabbing to death galamseyer

The police at Ntortroso in the Ahafo Region, yesterday arrested a watchdog committee member, for allegedly stabbing to death, a 48-year-old man, for engaging in illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey,.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494112870987.html
Six districts in UE restricted from fertilizer distribution this year

Six districts in the Upper East Region have been restrained from dealing with sales and distribution of subsidized fertilizer to farmers due to incessant reported cases of smuggling.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494123890851.html
My comment to EC was not a threat – Mornah schools 'overexcited' Ghana Police Service

Bernard Mornah says his recent statement that has generated controversy was only offering counsel to the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494129300614.html
Elephant poachers arrested at Vamboi

Elephants form part of the endangered species in Ghana, despite several efforts by the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission to protect these animals, activities of poachers continue to prevail in some parts of the country.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494213563469.html
Bernard Mornah's comments very ‘useless & treasonable’ - Atik Mohammed

PNC General Secretary, Atik Mohammed, has labelled recent comments by the party's Chairman, Bernard Mornah, as "useless and treasonable".

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494220951471.html
Stop replacing green grass with pavement blocks – Meteo cautions households

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMET) has advised people to stop replacing green grass with pavement blocks in their homes.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494345220544.html
Be transparent about MPs coronavirus infections – Mahama to Parliament

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

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494419663050.html
Wontumi wades into Mills’ death saga, calls Mahama a 'political killer'

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, aka Chairman Wontumi, has added his voice to those that are calling for a probe into the death of former President John Evans Atta Mills.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494420227483.html
#ECMustListen: More Ghanaians join calls to resist new voters’ register compilation

The seemingly unpopular decision by the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters’ register regardless of the existing global health crisis is being brutally scrutinized by some concerned Ghanaians on social media.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494422656893.html
IPAC: Your absence was a blessing – Kofi Akpaloo slams NDC

Founder and leader of Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) Kofi Akpaloo has lashed out at the largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), for boycotting the recent Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting called by the Electoral Commission (EC).

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494485333782.html
EC wants to rig election 2020 to keep Akufo-Addo in power - Victor Smith

Ghana's Former Ambassador to the UK, Victor Smith, has said the obstinate nature of the NPP government led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Electoral Commission (EC) to go on with the compilation of a new voters' register is simply to rig the 2020 elections.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494580961864.html
Pentecost University poised for a brighter future – Rector

Rector of Pentecost University, Apostle Dr. Daniel Walker says the university is poised for a brighter future with the attainment of its presidential charter.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494618178367.html
Pentecost, All Nations University receive presidential charters

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday, 28th May, 2020, presented presidential charters to the Pentecost University College, Accra, and All Nations University College, Koforidua, at a ceremony at Jubilee House, the seat of the nation’s presidency.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494655561288.html
Ghana initiates 'Decade of African Renaissance 2020-2030'

Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, on Thursday, announced that a 10-year programme, called the “Decade of African Renaissance 2020-2030” has been initiated to grow Ghana’s tourism industry.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494660772417.html
EC 'exposes' NDC over '10pm invitation' letter?

One of the reasons the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) gave for their recent boycott of an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting was the fact that their invitation letter had the wrong time on it.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494698630956.html
New Voters Register: Just boycott 2020 general elections – NDC told

In 1992, the NPP and other opposition parties due to suspicions of electoral manipulations and cheating boycotted the parliamentary elections. The paper, ‘stolen verdict’ was written to make a case.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494698871361.html
Registration Exercise: Be on the alert for recalcitrants - John Boadu tells security agencies

General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has asked the various security agencies to be on high alert for the compilation of the new voters’ register.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494712605380.html
Address challenges of PWDs – Group tells EC

A group of persons with disability has raised red flags over the “persistent stance” of the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters’ register ahead of the 2020 general elections.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494739195055.html
Locomotive crashes faulty fuel tanker on a rail line in Takoradi

A Locomotive (train head) belonging to the Ghana Railways Company Limited on Wednesday crashed into a faulty fuel tanker on a portion of the rail lines linking the Sekondi-Kojokrom- Takoradi Harbour.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494833985329.html
Akufo-Addo committed to equitable distribution of health facilities – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated President Akufo-Addo's commitment to providing an equitable distribution of healthcare facilities across the country.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494872217024.html
Daily Guide: Ghana will not burn

Ghana will not witness the kind of strife the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and her assigns are wishing for her.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494872822630.html
Mamponteng residents worried about abandoned road projects

Residents at Mamponteng in the Kwabre East Municipality have expressed concern over the continued delay in completing the road networks in the community.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494934767095.html
Declare your coronavirus status to help fight stigmatisation – Maurice Ampaw to MPs

Private legal practitioner, Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has added his voice to the ongoing debate about whether public office holders, particularly members of Parliament must disclose their coronavirus status or otherwise.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494972328019.html
‘We want to come home’ – Stranded Ghanaians in Libya beg Akufo-Addo

Some Ghanaians who are stranded in Libya have appealed to the government of Ghana to facilitate their return home.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495031742396.html
EC sacks Odike from IPAC Meeting

The founder of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Akwasi Addai, was turned away from partaking in the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting held on Wednesday.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495032849149.html
Residents scramble for fuel from accident tanker

There were safety risks around WAMCO junction on the Takoradi to Sekondi road on Wednesday when scores of residents put their lives in danger and besieged an accident scene to draw fuel.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495072808109.html
Man arrested for allegedly stabbing 'galamseyer' to death

The police at Ntortroso in the Ahafo Region, yesterday arrested a watchdog committee member, for allegedly stabbing to death, a 48-year-old man, for engaging in illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey,

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495084278839.html
UT Bank collapse: State ordered to file relevant documents by June 22

An Accra High Court has ordered the State to file, by June 22, all the documents they intend to rely on in the matter of Prince Kofi Amoabeng, Chief Executive Officer of the defunct UT Bank Ghana and five others, whose alleged roles led to the collapse of the Bank.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495094897931.html
Social-media man who instigated attack against President granted bail

Bless Amedegbe, the man who instigated the public on social media to burn the house of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and also kill police officers enforcing COVID-19 measures has been granted bail in the sum of GHC100,000, with two sureties.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495098387399.html
Abronye DC attacks Mills’ brother over ‘act of drunkenness’ comment

Kwame Baffoe (Abronye DC), the Bono regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has stated that the brother of the late President John Evans Atta-Mills, is someone who always speaks under the influence of alcohol.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495134142367.html
Jean Mensa must resign now – Odike

Akwasi Addae Odike, the Founder and Leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP) is calling for the immediate resignation of Chairperson of Electoral Commission of Ghana, Mrs. Jean Mensa for her open love towards the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495189161535.html
Rawlings wades into ‘murder’ of George Floyd

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has expressed disappointment in America and its citizens for what he describes as atrocities against black citizens in the United States.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495209250293.html
We will challenge compilation of new voters register – NDC

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, says the Party will challenge the Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new voters register.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495217377883.html
Bono East: Tuobodom gets 19.95km roads facelift project

The Techiman North District Chief Executive Peter Mensah in the Bono East Region has announced that a massive roads programme will soon kick-off to construct and rehabilitate roads across the district as government approves 19.95km Tuobodom and Aworowa town roads in fulfilment of President Nana Addo’s ‘year of Roads by promise.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495273896205.html
Ghana Guardian retracts and apologises to Ibrahim Mahama

Ghana Guardian's attention has been drawn to an inaccurate publication on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, titled "Ibrahim Mahama paying A-Plus 'to spew nonsense'".

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495338013768.html
Allow EC to work according to the laws – Kabila charges

The Acting General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr James Kwabena Bomfeh, has stated that political parties, the media and other individuals should allow the Electoral Commission to exercise their mandate without intimidation.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495346324186.html
Bono East: Tuobodom gets 19.95km road face-lift projects

The Techiman North District Chief Executive Hon Peter Mensah in the Bono East Region has announced that a massive roads programme will soon kick-off to construct and rehabilitate roads across the district as government approves 19.95km Tuobodom and Aworowa town roads in fulfillment of President Nana Addo’s ‘year of Roads' by promise.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495357823648.html
FLASHBACK: Any idiot can be flagbearer - Kwame Pianim

Ten years ago, renowned economist and a leading member of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Kwame Pianim urged the party to choose a flagbearer who is technologically inclined and not an old-fashioned flagbearer.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495389085260.html
Man in critical condition after Police car crushes him

A 40-year-old man Salom Seshie is battling for his life after a Police Patrol car from Kasoa Division knocked him down.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495403466532.html
Woman, 60, crushed dead by vehicle

A 60-year-old woman has died after she was crushed by a private vehicle at Abirem Market junction in the Birirm North District of the Eastern Region.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495426971965.html
Ghanaian landlords threatening health workers with ejection over virus fears

Landlords at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District are threatening to eject health workers from their houses for fear of being infected with the deadly Coronavirus.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495471973565.html
‘Absolutely needless’ – NPP chair Blay blasts NDC over EC attacks

The National Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, has described the consistent attacks by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on the Electoral Commission (EC) as needless and totally misguided.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495489975129.html
‘I stand by my words’ – Defiant Mornah after CID invitation

PNC National Chairman Bernard Mornah has refused to back down on his alleged threats to resist plans by the Electoral Commission to create a new electoral roll for the December polls.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495494291180.html
Bole District: Hot rush for Brazilian grown mango that cure sicknesses

The Bole District Chief Farmer Alhaji Abdulai Allahkabo has grown a mango variety called “Pama” on his farm at Bole and there is a rush for the mango he is currently harvesting with people from all walks of life who heard of the mango moving to Bole to buy the mango, said to be medicinal.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495512718076.html
Fulani herdsmen 'butcher' farmer for interrupting their bush orgy

A 25- year-old man, Abdul Rahman Yahaya, has been arrested by the police for inflicting machete wounds on a farmer at Sumpini near Busunu in the West Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495604429364.html
We’ll not rush to reopen schools without adequate preparation – Ministry of Education PRO

The Public Relations Officer for the Ministry of Education, Ekow Vincent Assafuah has stated that the ministry knows the repercussions of reopening schools without putting systems in place to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495616813777.html
Today in 2013: I never rigged the 2012 elections – Mahama

John Dramani Mahama during his time as Ghana’s president in 2013 refused to accept the tag that his party rigged the 2012 General elections that saw the opposition NPP challenging the results at the Supreme Court.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495625729810.html
$3.3bn revenue from Year of Return cannot be true - Ablakwa challenges Tourism Minister

A claim by Tourism Minister, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, that the Year of Return campaign introduced by government boosted tourism receipts by $3.3 billion in 2019 has been contested.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495689777343.html
New voters' register: Cards would be given instantly - EC

Eligible persons who turn up for the forthcoming voter registration scheduled to commence at the end of next month would receive their cards instantly, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced.

29 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495777700591.html
Trump Says Mail-In Voting Will Make US Elections ‘Total Joke’

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

29 May 00:36 Sputniknews 967333867674076140.html
To Save Fourth Amendment, FISA Surveillance Must Work Like Police Investigations - Former FBI Agent

Coleen Rowley, a former FBI special agent, told Sputnik Thursday that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) program must be reformed to work like traditional...

29 May 00:51 Sputniknews 967333868846498833.html
Back to work! How businesses are adjusting to a newer, safer way of working

Metro.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz, Celebrities from Metro

29 May 00:00 Metro 970161747559696590.html
It must be parents who decide if it's safe enough to return to school

At first it was our elderly residents in care homes who were sacrificed to the current pandemic. 

29 May 00:59 The Irish News 993065875324239.html
Coronavirus A Very Bad 'Gift' From China

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

29 May 01:48 Sakshi Post 1016059427123361613.html
ISIS says coronavirus is 'God's divine punishment' and they are pleased the outbreak hit their enemies

In an audio broadcast posted on one of the militants' websites yesterday, the person on the tape identified himself as IS spokesman Abu Hamzah al-Quraishi.

29 May 01:03 Mail Online 124328110607313326.html
Britain’s biggest solar farm – the size of almost 1,000 football pitches – gets green light in Kent countryside despite fears it will harm the local area

The £450million project Cleve Hill solar park will be capable of generating enough electricity to power more than 91,000 homes through producing 350 megawatts.

29 May 01:11 Mail Online 124328112199005001.html
State-specific solutions needed for discoms’ problems: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Union power ministry should try and put in place state-specific strategies to improve their performance.

29 May 01:09 The Financial Express 1288289579600939764.html
From being threatened by bikies to sitting with grieving mothers: how regional reporting shaped me

The newspaper I started out at is closing – it’s now a lot harder to tell important stories

29 May 01:10 the Guardian 1491978794561412906.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
Gilgo Beach Murder Victim Identified As Valerie Mack Two Decades After She Vanished

Partial remains discovered almost a decade ago on Long Island were officially identified as 24-year-old Valerie Mack by Suffolk County Police on Thursday, NBC News reported earlier today. Mack was ...

29 May 01:19 The Inquisitr 1745625232259631418.html
PG&E Achieves Bankruptcy Milestone as It Fights Probation Conditions

California regulators on Thursday approved Pacific Gas and Electric’s plan for exiting Chapter 11 bankruptcy as the company fought in federal court to block a set of strict new probation terms aimed at preventing wildfires.

29 May 01:45 Courthouse News Service 1799505150271625563.html
Europe moves ahead with lockdown easing, but caution in Asia

In a bit of happier news in Asia, a Bali zoo names a newborn giraffe after the virus

29 May 01:45 Rappler 1882105642247325921.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
Police say schoolgirl abduction, assault complaint was false

"Police are satisfied that no abduction has occurred."

29 May 01:30 Newshub 2131266987212856931.html
Warmer nights but rainy days to come in Queensland this winter

The weather bureau's winter outlook suggests the state will experience wetter than average conditions.

29 May 01:21 Brisbane Times 2314609338232179649.html
Major Brisbane bridge closed this weekend, free tolls on offer

One of Brisbane's busiest bridges will be partially closed this weekend for maintenance. 

29 May 01:20 Brisbane Times 2314609338895211347.html
Australian pubs face a long road back after lockdown

As the industry toasts the lifting of lockdown laws next week, publicans say bouncing back from the brink is not as simple as pouring a pint.

29 May 01:57 Brisbane Times 2314609339213967914.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
Let’s tell this story properly - The Nation Nigeria

Today is the anniversary of many a governor and President Muhammadu Buhari. It marks the fifth anniversary of the president and marks either the first...

29 May 01:39 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445899935314338.html
Alleged exam malpractices: Govt withdraws charges against Adeleke

The prosecution in the trial of former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adelake, and four ...

29 May 01:53 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900046529282.html
DHQ: 188 terrorists, 411 bandits killed in May - The Nation Newspapers

At least 188 members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terror groups and 411 bandits have been killed by ...

29 May 01:43 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900182434709.html
Why Nigerians must obey ban on inter-state travel - The Nation Nigeria

Nigeria, like other countries across the world, is facing new realities. COVID-19 has forced us as individuals and countries to make difficult choices to...

29 May 01:24 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445902022513383.html
Gujarat: Body of man found hanging exhumed after family raised doubts

The family immediately informed the police and demanded that the body be exhumed and the death be investigated. “The body had been sent for postmortem. Prima facie, it is a case of suicide. There are no signs of murder.

29 May 01:04 The Indian Express 2885715104055993404.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
Help pours in but teen cyclist is happy to return to school

The story of the 15-year-old’s decision to buy a second-hand cycle and pedal from Gurgaon to Bihar’s Darbhanga, has touched many — from politicians to bureaucrats, business tycoons to NRIs.

29 May 01:55 The Indian Express 2885715104628458977.html
Not far from the LAC, satellite picks up Chinese armour, artillery

India-China border: Highly placed sources said a detailed analysis of satellite images has shown extensive deployment of towed artillery and mechanised elements on the Chinese side, bringing Indian deployments within striking distance.

29 May 01:26 The Indian Express 2885715104659698578.html
Migrant crisis in SC: SG Mehta invokes vultures, prophets of doom, Sibal says don’t make it personal

“Some High Courts”, Mehta said, “are running a parallel government”, alluding to the fact that many High Courts had questioned the governments at the state and the Centre on their handling of the Covid crisis.

29 May 01:43 The Indian Express 2885715105057048992.html
Most Shramik trains: Gujarat, Maharashtra to UP and Bihar

There are signs that the demand for Shramik Specials could be finally ebbing. On Thursday, for instance, merely 35 Shramik Specials were scheduled to depart from various parts of the country.

29 May 01:53 The Indian Express 2885715105289829090.html
Migrants don’t have to pay to go home, ensure they get food on the way: SC

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

29 May 01:43 The Indian Express 2885715105461321831.html
China public security ministry pledges to 'guide and support' HK police

SHANGHAI, May 29 — China's public security ministry pledged to “guide and support” the Hong Kong police force after China's parliament approved a decision to impose a new national security law on the semi-autonomous territory. China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said it would use “all...

29 May 01:19 Malaymail 302165935028256004.html
Transport minister: New awareness campaign against drink driving in works

KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — The Transportation Ministry is set to roll out a communication plan to educate the public on the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, said Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong The transport minister said this will be done by convening a taskforce with the Attorney...

29 May 01:58 Malaymail 302165935246344920.html
Australia's New South Wales state warns of Covid-19 budget toll

SYDNEY, May 29 ― Australia's biggest state in economic terms said today the coronavirus pandemic could cost it as much A$20 billion (RM57.7 billion) in lost revenues over the next four years, underscoring the urgency to revive the country's stuttering economy. Releasing its first estimate of the...

29 May 01:12 Malaymail 302165935953721818.html
Hong Kong govt warns removing US special status is 'double-edged sword'

HONG KONG, May 29 — Hong Kong's government warned Washington that withdrawing its special US status, which has underpinned the city as a global financial hub, could be a "double-edged sword" and urged the United States to stop interfering in internal affairs. The statement came as US President...

29 May 01:14 Malaymail 302165936439617895.html
Steve Scalise: Mailing Ballots to Non-Citizens Is 'Definition of Voter Fraud'

Automatic mailing of ballots to all people on inaccurate voter rolls "is the definition of voter fraud," said Rep. Steve Scalise.

29 May 01:39 Breitbart 3148363491105525588.html
Pennsylvania Officials Admit Duplicate Ballots Were Mailed Out to Voters

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, officials have admitted that duplicate ballots were mailed out to registered voters.

29 May 01:35 Breitbart 3148363491292093460.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
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
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
Glazed or jelly? Doughnuts lure city-roaming Florida bear into trap | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

FORT MYERS, Fla. >> Glazed or jelly? A black bear roaming around a Florida city proved no match for the doughnuts that lured the animal into a humane trap.

29 May 01:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388016967414.html
U.S. accuses Russian military hackers of attack on email servers | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> The National Security Agency publicly accused Russian government hackers of targeting email servers around the world in an unusual announcement today, showing that the agency is becoming more aggressive in calling out Moscow’s action as the presidential election approaches.

29 May 01:22 Star-Advertiser 3439335388788683285.html
U.N. chief warns leaders coronavirus pandemic may cause historic famine | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

29 May 01:10 Star-Advertiser 3439335389280043401.html
What the papers say – May 29

The imminent further easing of lockdown restrictions dominates most Friday front pages.

29 May 01:18 Shropshire Star 3480199992590956251.html
Officer fired after death of arrested black man subject of multiple complaints

Chauvin, whose driveway was splattered with red paint and the graffiti ‘murderer’, has not spoken publicly since Mr Floyd’s death.

29 May 01:48 Shropshire Star 3480199993297297993.html
RNC chairwoman proposes convention safety protocols amid feud with NC governor

The Republican National Committee sent a letter to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) on Thursday outlining safety protocols the party is ready to adopt so it can hold a full in-person national

29 May 01:15 TheHill 355432919534552580.html
Twin Cities area faces third night of protests after death of George Floyd

The Twin Cities area is facing its third consecutive night of protests Thursday evening in response to George Floyd’s death.

29 May 01:49 TheHill 355432919770215537.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
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
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
RNC sends letter detailing safety conditions for 2020 convention, wants response from NC governor by June 3

The Republican National Committee has sent a letter to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, detailing safety conditions for an August convention in Charlotte, and want a response by June 3.

29 May 01:18 WVLT 4089046910157354595.html
THP identifies suspects involved in chase

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified two suspects involved in a pursuit in Knox County Thursday, May 21.

29 May 01:27 WVLT 4089046910215455526.html
AFP: Bulgaria Pins Hopes on TB Vaccine Against the Coronavirus

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

29 May 01:28 novinite.com 4235039571784716568.html
North Carolina hospital turns to drones to aid Covid-19 response

(CNN) — Outside Charlotte, North Carolina, white drones that resemble tiny airplanes are being loaded with personal protective equipment and launched into the skies to...

29 May 01:46 WSVN 7News 4504855331532620164.html
MPIC aid to help fight Covid-19 hits P348 Million

Infra conglomerate shows compassion via “Tulong-Kapatid”  Makati, Philippines, 26th May 2020 - Donations of key anti-Covid 19 goods and initiatives, namely, food, water, medicines and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and its subsidiaries, reached P348 million this week. 

29 May 01:20 manilastandard.net 4715274784324090862.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
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
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
Twins' Max Kepler sorry for Blue Lives Matter mask amid Minneapolis protests

The Minnesota outfielder says he was unaware of the movement's story because police don't wear blue in his native Germany.

29 May 01:40 Sporting News 5110653852966113973.html
SEF simplifies procedures for residence permit applications

SEF will have simpler procedures for applications for the granting and renewal of residence permits, allowing them to “substantially” reduce service times at the counters for around 250,000 foreign citizens.

29 May 01:00 The Portugal News Online 5173906807866110277.html
Covid-19 infection survey begins in Portugal

The Covid-19 National Serological Survey began on 25 May and aims to estimate the incidence rate of infection by the new coronavirus in the population residing in Portugal.

29 May 01:00 The Portugal News Online 5173906808188625008.html
Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is being pressured by some of his own Liberal backbenchers to implement enforceable national standards for the operation of long-term care homes in Canada.

29 May 01:41 KitchenerToday.com 52741009538917838.html
Man who bound, murdered Vancouver Island teen still a risk to public: parole board

Kimberly Proctor’s killer is still ‘mismanaging emotions,’ has had ‘temper tantrums’

29 May 01:30 North Delta Reporter 5327740411752253717.html
Jordan's FM speaks to counterparts, warns about sovereignty - Middle East

Jordan’s Foreign Minister, Ayman Safadi, reiterates importance of two-state solution in conversation with US and British counterparts.

29 May 01:33 Israel National News 5374683668745049179.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
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
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
Bolsonaro urges Brazil's Supreme Court to shelve 'fake news' probe

President Jair Bolsonaro slammed Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday for investigating an alleged disinformation and intimidation campaign ...

29 May 01:20 CNA 5644198862550755687.html
Toll restoring services following ransomware attack | ZDNet

Confirms information accessed includes name, address, age, and payroll information such as salary, superannuation, and tax file number.

29 May 01:54 ZDNet 591556591824144337.html
Read the full executive order about social media companies that President Trump signed

Here's the full text of the executive order released signed by President Trump that seeks "transparency and accountability from online platforms."

29 May 01:34 Business Insider 6060062400765129847.html
Minnesota prosecutor compares George Floyd killing to case of Freddie Gray, saying he 'will not rush to justice' despite calls to charge police

"I'm going to do this right," prosecutor Mike Freeman said. "And those folks who know me in the African community know I will do my very level best."

29 May 01:30 Business Insider 6060062400766314730.html
For Muzaffarpur, child-killer disease a bigger scare even in Covid times

India News: Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, which hit national headlines last year for the death of over 150 children from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), is now

29 May 01:24 The Times of India 6060938663363549310.html
Anarchy Engulfs Minneapolis: Police, Firefighters Stand Down As Rioters Burn City to the Ground

[WARNING: This post contains some strong language]Our own Julio Rosas

29 May 01:25 Townhall 6083908946979465220.html
How Amy Klobuchar Is Tied to The Minneapolis Chaos Over George Floyd's Death...And It's Not Good

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) had a better than expected 2020

29 May 01:24 Townhall 6083908948315416161.html
Simple Job Process for Class IV to begin soon

Simple Job process for Class IV to begin soon No oral test for posts upto Pay Level 5 Recruitment process to start with Class IV vacancies HIGHLIGHTS Written Test marks to have primacy in selection No interviews No documents including Domicile certificate required at time of filling application form Additional weightage of 5 marks 1.    For […]

29 May 01:38 Northlines 6096227021311135738.html
No proposal on formation of interim Govt in J&K: Raina

No proposal on formation of interim Govt in J&K: Raina ‘All propaganda,  No reality ‘ Nasir Azam Srinagar, May 28: The Bharatiya Janta Party on Thursday said there is no proposal with the Centre about formation of interim government or advisory council in Jammu & Kashmir. Talking to news agency Ravinder Raina, BJP’s J&K UT president, […]

29 May 01:56 Northlines 6096227022002508947.html
Jammu Kashmir hit by 115 cases, 14 from Jammu, 101 Kashmir Div

Jammu Kashmir hit by 115 cases, 14 from Jammu, 101 Kashmir Div Highlights Cases include 3 pregnant women, hospital canteen worker With one death, COVID death toll in UT reaches 27 Dist Jammu reports 8 cases Total cases cross 2000 mark Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, May 28: Three pregnant women and a Canteen worker were among 115 […]

29 May 01:57 Northlines 6096227022408267670.html
What the papers say – May 29

The imminent further easing of lockdown restrictions dominates most Friday front pages.

29 May 01:19 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774672537307.html
Officer fired after death of arrested black man subject of multiple complaints

Chauvin, whose driveway was splattered with red paint and the graffiti ‘murderer’, has not spoken publicly since Mr Floyd’s death.

29 May 01:49 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775378879049.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
Live-house culture won't cede the stage to COVID-19

Seiichi Yamamoto, founder of Osaka live music venue Namba Bears, is employing a range of methods to keep his stage open to touring musicians.

29 May 01:00 The Japan Times 6673764367454970755.html
26 Bangladeshi migrants shot dead at smuggling warehouse in Libya

The government terms it as a revenge attack

29 May 01:22 The Hindu 6679535025420621242.html
Tory MP took train from London to North East after displaying coronavirus symptoms

Darlington MP Peter Gibson said he travelled the 250 miles prior to lockdown on advice from the virus helpline because he "had no London address" and had been sleeping in someone's spare room

29 May 01:21 mirror 675785260088894964.html
Warmer nights but rainy days to come in Queensland this winter

The weather bureau's winter outlook suggests the state will experience wetter than average conditions.

29 May 01:21 WAtoday 6806590898678369217.html
Major Brisbane bridge closed this weekend, free tolls on offer

One of Brisbane's busiest bridges will be partially closed this weekend for maintenance. 

29 May 01:20 WAtoday 6806590899341400915.html
Australian pubs face a long road back after lockdown

As the industry toasts the lifting of lockdown laws next week, publicans say bouncing back from the brink is not as simple as pouring a pint.

29 May 01:57 WAtoday 6806590899660157482.html
Vancouver’s restaurant patios to expand onto sidewalks, curbside street spaces

The move is intended to help restaurants, now allowed to open with restrictions as part of British Columbia’s coronavirus pandemic plan, survive with less indoor seating

29 May 01:13 The Globe and Mail 68426409900653469.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
Shots fired during Denver protest of George Floyd’s death

No immediate reports of injuries; shots were reportedly fired as protesters leaving

29 May 01:54 The Globe and Mail 68426410238710261.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
B.C. looks to staycations to save tourism

Destination BC has produced a draft plan for a June campaign launch if the provincial health officer approves of the next phase of the province’s restart

29 May 01:03 The Globe and Mail 68426410542089961.html
Ontario police watchdog to probe woman’s fatal fall from Toronto high-rise building

The family of the woman, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, 29, say they have questions about the role police – who were with her when she fell – played in the death

29 May 01:54 The Globe and Mail 68426410987979335.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
US joins G7 artificial intelligence group to counter China

The Trump administration had been the lone holdout among leaders of the Group of Seven — the world’s wealthiest democracies — in setting up the Global Partnership on AI.

29 May 01:35 Hindustan Times 696565558983619223.html
Don Lemon Erupts: ‘No One Wants to Hear From the Birther-In-Chief’ on George Floyd

CNN anchor Don Lemon unloaded on President Donald Trump after the Justice Department said Thursday that the president was “actively monitoring” the investigation of four Minneapolis police officers over the death of an unarmed black man, exclaiming that nobody “wants to hear from the Birther-in-Chief

29 May 01:42 Yahoo 7097669638238877199.html
Prosecutor asks for patience during George Floyd investigation: 'We have to get this right'

U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald and Hennepin County Attorney Michael Freeman on Thursday asked for the public to remain calm as they investigate the death of George Floyd.Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on Monday in Minneapolis after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes.

29 May 01:11 Yahoo 7097669638763280207.html
PM Modi Not in 'Good Mood' About Ongoing Border Situation With China, Says Trump

""We have a big conflict going on between India and China, two countries with 1.4 billion people and very powerful militaries. India is not happy and probably China is not happy", said Trump

29 May 01:08 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084414310934.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
What the papers say – May 29

The imminent further easing of lockdown restrictions dominates most Friday front pages.

29 May 01:19 Express & Star 7324224460137133787.html
Officer fired after death of arrested black man subject of multiple complaints

Chauvin, whose driveway was splattered with red paint and the graffiti ‘murderer’, has not spoken publicly since Mr Floyd’s death.

29 May 01:48 Express & Star 7324224460843475529.html
Hoboken Fire Department promotes first female battalion chief

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

29 May 01:39 ABC7 New York 7327811147418473427.html
Tucker Carlson rips social media giants after Trump executive order: 'They're not neutral platforms'

Tucker Carlson blasted social media giants Thursday, saying they failed in their duty to be neutral platforms by arbitrarily censoring speech they deem inappropriate.

29 May 01:54 Fox News 7362823819555649589.html
NYC bans the word 'alien' in laws, documents, opts for 'noncitizen'

New York City became the first major city in the U.S. on Thursday after the NYC Council removed the terms “alien,” “illegal immigrant” and “illegal migrant” from local laws, rules and documents and instead will be replacing them with the term “non-citizen."

29 May 01:33 Fox News 7362823820698663235.html
Cape Cod lifeguards fear 'catastrophe' from enforcing coronavirus social distancing while watching for sharks

The bustling beach town of Cape Cod is bracing for a heavily altered summer atmosphere as they prepare to reopen eateries in mid-June-- the first time since the coronavirus pandemic forced closures all over the country. 

29 May 01:52 Fox News 7362823821422755673.html
CNN's Don Lemon: Trump 'contributed' to environment that led to George Floyd's death

CNN anchor Don Lemon said Thursday that President Trump "contributed" to the environment that led to the death of 46-year-old Minneapolis man George Floyd earlier this week.

29 May 01:49 Fox News 7362823821544865947.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
Warmer nights but rainy days to come in Queensland this winter

The weather bureau's winter outlook suggests the state will experience wetter than average conditions.

29 May 01:21 The Age 7967730561213107137.html
Shots fired during Denver protest of Minneapolis man's death

DENVER — Shots were fired and protesters blocked traffic during a demonstration in downtown Denver to protest the death of a handcuffed black man during a confrontation with a white police officer in Minnesota, authorities said. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

29 May 01:26 680News 8014034333293779167.html
Stranded in paradise: Hundreds of sailors stuck in Pacific

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — For as long as she can remember, 28-year-old Kristen Pankratz has shared in her dad’s dream to sail around the world. Life somehow always got in the way. But after giving up her advertising job in Dallas, she finally set sail with her parents in January.

29 May 01:21 680News 8014034333426870116.html
Ford government signs agreement with York Region to extend subway line

A major step forward for the Yonge North Subway Extension.

29 May 01:12 680News 8014034333487710272.html
Trump considering legislation that may scrap law that protects social media companies

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

29 May 01:17 Bdnews24 8119004128249464184.html
Will the US soon treat Hong Kong like china? Much is at stake

Hong Kong risks becoming collateral damage in the growing rivalry between China and the United States.

29 May 01:45 Bdnews24 8119004129089230072.html
Pasadena family mourns death of father from COVID-19, six days before 65th birthday

Antelmo Garcia was always careful about protecting himself, his family says. At work in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, he asked to wear a mask and was told no. He died days before his 65th birthday.

29 May 01:25 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010439751862610.html
Read the full executive order about social media companies that President Trump signed

Here is the full text of President Trump’s executive order relating to social media, published by the White House on Thursday May 28, 2020.

29 May 01:34 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883580802167.html
U.S. FDA asks five firms to recall diabetes drug with high levels of probable carcinogen

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday it has recommended five pharmaceutical firms to voluntarily recall their diabetes drug metformin after the agency found high levels of a possible cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medication.

29 May 01:47 Reuters 8334514181120705475.html
Las Vegas caregiver accused of stealing $9K from 81-year-old

Jaugust Milligan, 29, faces charges of using a credit or debit card without consent and exploiting an old or vulnerable person for more than $5,000, court records show.

29 May 01:14 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648835688081680.html
Clark County government center, other facilities to reopen Monday

The Clark County Government Center and other county facilities will start to reopen Monday with health and safety measures in place for the public including mandated social distancing and recommend...

29 May 01:43 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836103815137.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
Many states have reported fewer TB deaths during the lockdown. Here’s why this is bad news

It suggests the system for tracking tuberculosis patients has collapsed.

29 May 01:00 Scroll.in 8669301692883020366.html
Liquor not a fundamental right, Delhi government

Trade or consumption of liquor is not a fundamental right and the state has the authority to regulate its sale, the AAP government has told the Delhi High Court maintaining its levying 70% ‘special corona fees’ on MRP of all alcohol brands is a price for grant of such privilege to the public.

29 May 01:40 Free Press Journal 9080771788468318346.html
Elderly woman 'unable to get pension after refusing to remove face mask'

AN ELDERLY woman has claimed she was unable to receive her pension from a Post Office because she refused to remove her face mask.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065305760041.html
High Court hearing after pub's Guinness delivery service was shut down by PSNI

A High Court hearing is due to take place in Belfast today in relation to the PSNI's move to shut down a Guinness delivery van in the city last month.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065365817147.html
West Belfast father died from cancer days after meeting first grandchild

A WEST Belfast father has lost a year-long battle with cancer just two days after the joy of meeting his first grandchild.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066257423425.html
Coronavirus: More retailers to reopen in plan to further ease lockdown

A REOPENING of more retailers and small outdoor weddings will be permitted from June 8 if the coronavirus infection rate remains under control, the first and deputy first minister have said.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066330475496.html
Wreath laying ceremony to remember dead IRA man

The family of an IRA man killed almost 40 years ago will lay a wreath in his memory this weekend.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066556945670.html
Time for inquests into residential covid deaths

It is generally believed that the British government will have to confirm sooner or later that a full public inquiry is to be held into all aspects of the covid crisis.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066653255105.html
Co Tyrone teenager's tadpole growing proves to be TikTok hit

A CO Tyrone teenager has taken a novel approach to fulfilling her lockdown time by growing thousands of tadpoles.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066683625828.html
Visitors to Belfast City Cemetery able to take virtual tour of the historic graveyard

VISITORS to Belfast City Cemetery are stepping back in time and journeying to the final resting place of famous and influential people through a virtual tour.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066925408978.html
Co Armagh mum's death 'robbed' family after cancer treatment halted due to Covid-19

THE family of a Co Armagh woman who died following a battle with cancer have said she will be remembered as a "real lady".

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066964330756.html
Belfast solicitor warned by PSNI of 'imminent' attack

A prominent Belfast solicitor has been told by the PSNI that his home and business are under “imminent” threat of being attacked.

29 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066973568301.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
Donald Trump's order taking aim at Twitter is 'bluster': legal experts

An executive order signed by Trump on Thursday directs federal agencies to clarify the scope of a law known as Section 230, which protects internet companies from liability for illegal content posted by users.

29 May 02:55 Business Today 1145527432371491051.html
India-China issue: Prime Minister Modi not in 'good mood', says Donald Trump

India on Wednesday said it was engaged with China to peacefully resolve the border row, in a carefully crafted reaction to Trump's offer to arbitrate between the two Asian giants to settle their decades-old dispute

29 May 02:21 Business Today 1145527432379992149.html
Patients share beds as coronavirus cases overwhelm Mumbai’s hospitals

As India’s pandemic continues, in some areas the healthcare system is close to collapse

29 May 02:00 the Guardian 1491978795156339065.html
Shots fired at Denver protest over George Floyd as protesters block freeway

Shooting reported near Capitol but no immediate injuries as mayor calls on demonstrators to ‘leave weapons at home’

29 May 02:43 the Guardian 1491978796065916289.html
Coronavirus lockdown: Final-yr college exams will surely be held, says govt

If the situation caused due to the coronavirus does not improve by July, then the first-year students can be promoted based on internal assessment

29 May 02:16 Business-Standard 1502508924978805511.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
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
UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

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

29 May 02:22 NewsChannel 10 1537185524782048596.html
Zaira Wasim SLAMMED For Justifying Locust Attacks Using A Religious Verse; Lady Deletes The Controversial Tweet

Dangal fame Zaira Wasim receives backlash for quoting a Quran verse and allegedly justifying locust attacks and floods in India, she soon deletes the tweet

29 May 02:40 SPOTBOYE 1547816858245904011.html
The Push to Modernize California Courts Hits a Budgetary Wall

The California Judicial Council's push for a digital courthouse is up in the air as the judiciary faces $216 million in budget cuts due to the viral pandemic.

29 May 02:13 Courthouse News Service 1799505150460978580.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
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
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
National Guard called in to control Minneapolis riots

Violence continues for second day following death of black man in custody

29 May 02:48 Gulf News 2086521545281132934.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 myGC.com.au 214966662440479212.html
Woman jailed for five years after making child drink Dettol

The woman acted with "cruelty" after perceived misbehaviour by the child, a judge said.

29 May 02:39 Brisbane Times 2314609338139888627.html
Investigation launched into 'horrific' cases of alleged child neglect

Child Safety Minister Di Farmer announced the investigation on Friday after the death of Willow Dunn and discovery of two teenage boys at a home in Stafford.

29 May 02:31 Brisbane Times 2314609339189507209.html
'Boys' club': Inquiry finds unacceptable sexual harassment, bullying at Airservices

Former sex discrimination commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has found a deeply troubling workplace culture at Airservices Australia, the federal agency responsible for safe skies.

29 May 02:08 Brisbane Times 2314609339343670328.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
Alien fear led undie-clad man to carjack woman, bite cop, court told

Wearing only undies and ECG dots, Benedict Kearney carjacked a woman, sped down the wrong side of a road and then bit a policeman who tried to arrest him.

29 May 02:15 Brisbane Times 2314609339575374888.html
Ontario's strict rules for reopening dental clinics differ from other provinces

For dentists in Ontario, reopening their clinics means fulfilling a long list of expensive safety requirements that could be challenging to meet.

29 May 02:29 Coronavirus 2422791597597737555.html
Stranded in paradise: Hundreds of sailors stuck in Pacific

There are some 550 sailboats currently sheltering in French Polynesia, according to a manifest kept by maritime authorities, and more sailors have been stranded by the pandemic elsewhere in the South Pacific, in Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand and Australia.

29 May 02:24 CTVNews 2422791597707600240.html
Tam: NHL proposal being 'reviewed,' mandatory quarantine remains in place

Canada's top health official says proposals are being reviewed from sports leagues looking to resume play -- including the NHL -- but the mandatory 14-day quarantine for people entering the country remains in place for now.

29 May 02:04 CTVNews 2422791597913382992.html
Sanwo-Olu assures Lagosians of affordable housing

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Thursday that his administration would make available affordable and accessible housing for residents....

29 May 02:34 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900085340590.html
We want direct primary in Ondo APC, says Olanusi

The leader of Unity Forum, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, on Thursday called for a direct primary for the selection of the All Progressives Congress governorship....

29 May 02:25 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901818278364.html
Madison Beer Responds To Backlash Over Complaining About Being Too ‘Pretty’ Amid A National Tragedy!

The singer thought she was just opening up about her personal struggles but people did not appreciate her complaining when it was basically all about

29 May 02:58 Celebrity Insider 265863476328670867.html
Glimmer in Covid surge: Less than 5% of all patients require critical care

Of the total 83,004 active cases on May 27, less than 3500 needed any kind of intervention -- oxygen therapy, ICU or ventilators.

29 May 02:23 The Indian Express 2885715103918767338.html
Uddhav Thackeray: Centre, state must consult, cooperate to tackle Covid situation

The chief minister, who completed six months in office on Wednesday, was speaking at the Loksatta interactive web series programme, Sathicha Gazhal Maharashtracha.

29 May 02:11 The Indian Express 2885715104160349907.html
Trivendra Singh Rawat: ‘Can’t leave people on the roads… will continue bringing migrants’

Trivendra Singh Rawat said, "A huge number of people from Uttarakhand live in other states. Many of them want to come back amid the pandemic. More than 2.5 lakh people have registered so far."

29 May 02:18 The Indian Express 2885715104334628442.html
Maharashtra Governor appreciates Sonu Sood’s relief work

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has appreciated Sonu Sood for his work. The actor has helped many migrants reach their destination amid the lockdown.

29 May 02:54 The Indian Express 2885715105302156684.html
US House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

WASHINGTON, May 29 — The Democratic-controlled US House Judiciary Committee yesterday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans. The killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis, who died when a white...

29 May 02:11 Malaymail 302165934658502604.html
Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

MINNEAPOLIS, May 29 — Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting and vandalism in Minneapolis yesterday 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 02:56 Malaymail 302165935048280210.html
Islamic State calls Covid-19 God's punishment for foes, tape says

CAIRO, May 29 — Islamic State (IS) said the coronavirus pandemic was divine punishment for its enemies, according to an audio broadcast yesterday, where the jihadists also vowed more attacks. The person on the tape, which was posted on one of the militants' websites but could not be verified by...

29 May 02:27 Malaymail 302165935817398051.html
Amirudin’s pol-sec dismisses claims of secret meeting between Selangor MB and home minister, Azmin

SHAH ALAM, May 29 — There was no secret meeting between Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari and Senior Minister cum Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin yesterday. This was confirmed by the mentri...

29 May 02:59 Malaymail 302165936071712664.html
Crashed Pakistan plane hit runway three times on first approach, says minister

ISLAMABAD/PARIS, May 29 — The captain of a Pakistani airliner that crashed last week, killing 97 people on board, approached Karachi airport without announcing he couldn't open his landing gear and hit the runway three times, a government minister said yesterday. Search teams recovered the...

29 May 02:20 Malaymail 302165936400488833.html
Suriname leader seeks recount after poll defeat

PARAMARIBO, May 29 — Suriname's ruling party is calling for a recount of votes in Monday's general election, the party leader and President Desi Bouterse said yesterday, after preliminary results showed the opposition winning. Defeat would likely end a decade in power for Bouterse, a former...

29 May 02:08 Malaymail 302165936451214914.html
What China's tougher national security regime could mean for Hong Kong

HONG KONG, May 29 — China's parliament has approved a decision to go forward with national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference in a city roiled by anti-government protests. The move is seen as a turning point, as leaders of the...

29 May 02:42 Malaymail 302165936478047286.html
Stranded in paradise: Hundreds of sailors stuck in Pacific due to coronavirus shutdown | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WELLINGTON, New Zealand >> For as long as she can remember, 28-year-old Kristen Pankratz has shared in her dad’s dream to sail around the world. Life somehow always got in the way. But after giving up her advertising job in Dallas, she finally set sail with her parents in January.

29 May 02:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388166980674.html
Trump officials consider defying Congress to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

29 May 02:09 Star-Advertiser 3439335389100672482.html
Hunter Business Lions Club donate vouchers to Northern Settlement Services and Nova for Women and Children

Hunter Business Lions Club has donated $800 worth of vouchers to two services that support women, families and migrants in need.

29 May 02:30 Star 3483761546307729817.html
Parents oppose plan to reopen Lagos schools

Some parents in Lagos State have kicked against the reopening of schools in view of the continued spread of the coronavirus in the country. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the parents sai...

29 May 02:51 Punch Newspapers 3524240994078061234.html
Family petitions Ugwuanyi, IG over 70-year-old woman’s death

Raphael Ede, Enugu The family of one Lady Eucharia Ugwu from Itchi in the Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State has appealed to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Inspector-General of...

29 May 02:36 Punch Newspapers 3524240994448275491.html
Motorcyclists protesting ban beat Lagos guards to a pulp

Deji Lambo There was tension in the Zone 4 of the Lekki Peninsula Scheme 1 in Lagos State recently when no fewer than 50 motorcyclists protesting the ban on their operations stormed the area with ...

29 May 02:32 Punch Newspapers 3524240994534848848.html
Imo SARS arrests murder suspect declared wanted in 2019

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command have apprehended a murder and robbery suspect, Chukwuemeka Nnane, 31, for alleged involvement...

29 May 02:15 Punch Newspapers 3524240995950587880.html
We'll tackle interstate movement of armed bandits - Military assures Nigerians

The military was reacting to worries from some quarters that bandits could escape from states where the Armed Forces of Nigeria are currently bombarding them.

29 May 02:42 Legit 3764253650332805523.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
High Court paves way for release of Whitlam dismissal papers

Court finds that letters between the Queen and the former governor-general Sir John Kerr are public records.

29 May 02:16 Australian Financial Review 3974284486272834154.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
Traditional owners score big win over Fortescue

Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group faces huge compensation claim after High Court rebuff.

29 May 02:44 Australian Financial Review 3974284486837554018.html
Stranded in paradise: hundreds of sailors stuck in Pacific

It could be worse, say those whose sailing plans have been upended by landing restrictions.

29 May 02:58 Australian Financial Review 3974284486992039421.html
Traditional owners score big win over Fortescue

Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group facesa huge compensation claim after High Court rebuff.

29 May 02:44 Australian Financial Review 3974284487312197209.html
UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

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

29 May 02:21 WVLT 4089046911177131206.html
Children’s Day: Centre demands policy support for development of Nigerian child

To commemorate this year’s Children’s Day, Mothers and Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, has called for sustained proactive policy environment for the adequate social, cognitive, and physical development of Nigerian children.

29 May 02:30 Vanguard News 4125100339682925601.html
Sanwo-Olu urged to avert post COVID-19 food crisis

The Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been  urged to pay more attention to agriculture to avert  food crisis in the  Stat

29 May 02:51 Vanguard News 4125100340387356374.html
Shots fired during Denver protest of Minneapolis man’s death

The shooting happened in a park near the Capitol after people gathered to protest the death of a handcuffed black man during a confrontation with a white police officer in Minnesota. No immediate reports of injuries.

29 May 02:45 India Today 4286117812558053310.html
Donald Trump says PM Modi not in good mood over big border conflict with China, reiterates offer to mediate

Reiterating his offer to mediate between India and China on the border row, US President Donald Trump said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not in a good about the ongoing big conflict with China.

29 May 02:32 India Today 4286117812954263745.html
Donald Trump feeling absolutely great after taking hydroxychloroquine, says White House

Trump has called hydroxychloroquine a "game-changer" drug in the fight against the coronavirus. A White House official has said Donald Trump is feeling "absolutely great" after taking the drug.

29 May 02:55 India Today 4286117813033033457.html
In the US, camera phones increasingly expose racism

From the death of a black man in Minneapolis to a racist incident in Central Park, camera phones are increasingly being used as a weapon against racism even when justice doesn't always follow.

29 May 02:20 Digital Journal 4566489171347338633.html
'Water is life': COVID-19 exposes chronic crisis in Navajo Nation

Amanda Larson pulls up at a water station a few miles from her home in the Navajo Nation and her three children get to work filling up large bottles lying on the bed of her pickup truck.

29 May 02:10 Digital Journal 4566489172278475876.html
'Go to hell': Hecklers unload on Maryland county official at reopening announcement

Maryland residents fed up with stay-at-home orders vented their frustration during the announcement of Montgomery County's soft reopening.

29 May 02:10 Washington Examiner 4625792333162291325.html
Twitter belatedly fact-checks 2 Chinese propaganda tweets from March

Twitter fact-checks tweets from Chinese government spokesman spreading coronavirus conspiracy theory

29 May 02:46 Taiwan News 4737573344116489328.html
Donald Trump says Narendra Modi not in 'good mood' over India's border row with China, renews offer to mediate

Interacting with journalists in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, Donald Trump said a

29 May 02:04 Firstpost 4760741712418425768.html
Top Chinese general says need to keep military option for Taiwan

BEIJING — China needs to keep both peaceful and military options to resolve the “Taiwan issue,” a top Chinese general said on Friday.

29 May 02:42 National Post 4816958590329719286.html
Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over black man's death in police custody

MINNEAPOLIS — 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 02:36 National Post 4816958591852903106.html
Regulator Asks 5 Firms To Recall Diabetes Drug Over Carcinogen Concerns

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday it has recommended five pharmaceutical firms to voluntarily recall their diabetes drug metformin after the agency found high levels of a possible cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medication.

29 May 02:54 NDTV.com 5090057681689564229.html
After Trump Fact-Check, Twitter Flags China Official's Tweet On COVID-19

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

29 May 02:32 NDTV.com 5090057682430557287.html
Qatar Denies Gulf Bloc Exit Rumours On Third Year Of "Illegal Blockade"

Qatar denied on Thursday that it plans to quit the Gulf Cooperation Council as it prepares to mark three years of isolation led by the regional bloc's heavyweight Saudi Arabia.

29 May 02:38 NDTV.com 5090057682537137618.html
China To Ban Import Of Pigs From India Over African Swine Fever: Report

Citing concerns over African swine fever (ASF), China has announced that it will put a ban on imports of pigs, wild boar and related products from India.

29 May 02:27 NDTV.com 5090057682571126646.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
Germany records highest number of anti-Semitic crimes since 2001 - Europe

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

29 May 02:05 Israel National News 5374683669588251681.html
Esteban Loaiza Blew Through $44M Before Being Caught With 44 Pounds of Cocaine

(Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) Esteban Loaiza had everything and just threw it all away. It’s a wild tale of…

29 May 02:18 Total Pro Sports 5536572205270627208.html
Senator sees US sticking to trade deal with China despite pandemic concerns

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

29 May 02:31 CNA 5644198862224243166.html
'I just bought a church...' - tech man went for groceries and came home with divine deeds

'Hey honey I'm home! Oh, and I just bought a church!" Pat O'Connor's wife Claudia wasn't too happy. Initially.

29 May 02:30 independent 5894610845623930766.html
Boston Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19

More sports News: The Boston Marathon, originally scheduled to be held in April and then postponed until September because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has now been cancel

29 May 02:56 The Times of India 6060938663924128296.html
National Guard called to respond to Minneapolis violence

US News: Minnesota governor Tim Walz called in the National Guard on Thursday as looting broke out in St. Paul and a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violen

29 May 02:52 The Times of India 6060938664901606983.html
Shramik trains ferry over 48 lakh since May 1

Shramik trains ferry over 48 lakh since May 1 New Delhi:  The Indian Railways has ferried over 48 lakh migrant workers on board 3,736 ‘Shramik Special’ trains since May 1, according to official data.Of these, 3,157 have reached their destination, while 386 are in transit. The top five states and UTs from where maximum trains […]

29 May 02:20 Northlines 6096227020392212644.html
1574 passengers arrive at Jammu, Srinagar Airports

1574 passengers arrive at Jammu, Srinagar Airports Jammu Tawi, May 28: About 15 domestic flights with 1574 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports on Day 4 of resumption of the air services in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 294 passengers aboard 6 regular commercial flights arrived at […]

29 May 02:27 Northlines 6096227020671111180.html
Major car bomb attack averted in Pulwama

Major car bomb attack averted in Pulwama Highlights Car contained approx. 45 Kg of explosives Fled 2 check points while being fired at, later found abandoned   Plot hatched by Hizb, Jaish together to target security forces Case likely to be handed over to NIA   Abid Bashir Srinagar, May 28: Security Forces on Wednesday thwarted […]

29 May 02:42 Northlines 6096227020708141533.html
Monsoon onset over Kerala likely on June 1: IMD

Monsoon onset over Kerala likely on June 1: IMD New Delhi:  The southwest monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on June 1, thanks to a cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday.The IMD, in its onset date forecast on May 15, had said the monsoon is likely to […]

29 May 02:19 Northlines 6096227021336089270.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
Trump escalates Twitter, social media war after fact-check move

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

29 May 02:32 Aljazeera 6642629761899046427.html
Tokyo hospital faces group infections as Japan fears second coronavirus wave

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

29 May 02:22 The Japan Times 6673764367602843753.html
COVID-19: Trump feeling ‘absolutely great’ after taking hydroxychloroquine, says White House

The drug is not FDA-approved for the treatment of COVID-19 but it has been identified as a possible treatment for the infection

29 May 02:30 The Hindu 6679535025061675799.html
Violent protests over George Floyd death spread beyond Minneapolis

The Minneapolis unrest ravaged several blocks in the Longfellow neighborhood, with scattered rioting reaching for miles across the city. It was the second consecutive night of violent protests following Floyd’s death Monday.

29 May 02:04 The Hindu 6679535025349679686.html
Rhys Jones' dad says son's killer 'online dating' from jail is 'galling' for family

Sean Mercer, who shot 11-year-old Rhys in a Liverpool playground in 2007, was 'openly using a phone to have a relationship with a woman on the outside' for eight months, it is alleged

29 May 02:29 mirror 675785259818617698.html
YouTuber Myka Stauffer made 'difficult decision to rehome son to give him best chance'

Myka Stauffer's lawyers have spoken out amid the backlash the YouTuber has faced after deciding to rehome her autistic adopted son 'to give him the best care'

29 May 02:28 mirror 675785261049970030.html
Woman jailed for five years after making child drink Dettol

The woman acted with "cruelty" after perceived misbehaviour by the child, a judge said.

29 May 02:39 WAtoday 6806590898586078195.html
'Boys' club': Inquiry finds unacceptable sexual harassment, bullying at Airservices

Former sex discrimination commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has found a deeply troubling workplace culture at Airservices Australia, the federal agency responsible for safe skies.

29 May 02:08 WAtoday 6806590899789859896.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
The 1975’s Matt Healy Deletes His Account Following Backlash Over George Floyd Tweet

Matt Healy has deleted his Twitter account after he was accused of using the death of George Floyd to self-promote his music.

29 May 02:16 Junkee 6829486441825726241.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
36th National Games in Goa Postponed Indefinitely Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

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

29 May 02:40 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084140189443.html
Ingraham decries 'outrageous' behavior of officers in George Floyd death, 'bad actors' rioting in Minneapolis

Laura Ingraham opened Thursday night's edition of "The Ingraham Angle" by responding to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, saying they had engaged in "outrageous and even perhaps murderous behavior" and calling the death of another African-American in police custody "infuriating and heartbreaking."

29 May 02:44 Fox News 7362823819711816331.html
Mike Huckabee predicts Biden-Trump debate will be 'very ugly sight,' Trump will 'make sausage out of' ex-VP

Former Arkansas governor and Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee joked Thursday on "Hannity" that the mask worn by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at a Memorial Day event this week was actually "a gag."

29 May 02:20 Fox News 7362823820161962944.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
CBI launches probe against Maulana Saad in foreign funding matter

CBI is probing matters related to foreign funding and alleged Hawala links against Saad.

29 May 02:47 DNA India 7533428661358372949.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
US joins G7 artificial intelligence group to counter China

US involvement is important because of the large role that American tech firms play globally and its historic advocacy for human rights, said Kay Mathiesen, an associate professor focused on computer ethics at Northeastern University in Boston.

29 May 02:25 The Economic Times 7653256036511391112.html
Hammer-wielding woman arrested after racist rant against Latino couple

She got nailed. A hammer-wielding Texas woman was arrested Sunday after reportedly launching a racist, profanity-laced rant at a Latina doctor and her husband while misidentifying them as

29 May 02:26 New York Post 7654946767742876588.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
Woman jailed for five years after making child drink Dettol

The woman acted with "cruelty" after perceived misbehaviour by the child, a judge said.

29 May 02:39 The Age 7967730561120816115.html
Investigation launched into 'horrific' cases of alleged child neglect

Child Safety Minister Di Farmer announced the investigation on Friday after the death of Willow Dunn and discovery of two teenage boys at a home in Stafford.

29 May 02:31 The Age 7967730562170434697.html
'Boys' club': Inquiry finds unacceptable sexual harassment, bullying at Airservices

Former sex discrimination commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has found a deeply troubling workplace culture at Airservices Australia, the federal agency responsible for safe skies.

29 May 02:08 The Age 7967730562324597816.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
Alien fear led undie-clad man to carjack woman, bite cop, court told

Wearing only undies and ECG dots, Benedict Kearney carjacked a woman, sped down the wrong side of a road and then bit a policeman who tried to arrest him.

29 May 02:15 The Age 7967730562556302376.html
Novartis to make US researchers' COVID-19 gene therapy vaccine hopeful

Novartis re-entered vaccine making on Thursday, inking a manufacturing deal with a US team whose COVID-19 candidate relies on technology similar to that of the Swiss drugmaker's $2.1 million-per-patient gene therapy, Zolgensma.

29 May 02:07 Bdnews24 8119004129165529151.html
Bangladesh plans home exams for primary school students

The government is planning home examinations for primary school students to keep them in study amid the coronavirus outbreak that has forced education institutions shut.

29 May 02:41 Bdnews24 8119004129727353316.html
UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

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

29 May 02:22 Hawaii News Now 8225790205681050964.html
OC teens form group to pass out free masks, encourage their use

Three Orange County teens have formed a group to give out at least 500 masks to help the community find unity after protests of stay-at-home orders.

29 May 02:43 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440204971924.html
Factbox: What China's tougher national security regime could mean for Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s parliament has approved a decision to go forward with national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference in a city roiled by anti-government protests.

29 May 02:41 Reuters 8334514180343178523.html
COVID-19 cases in Bihar surged to 3,185 after 149 more people have test positive

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Bihar surged to 3,185 after 149 more people have tested positive for the infection, officials said on Thursday.

29 May 02:57 First Post Of India 844080065904171616.html
4 more COVID-19 deaths in Telangana; 117 fresh cases, tally now 2256

4 more people succumbed to the coronavirus in Telangana pushing the death toll to 67, while 117 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday taking the tally to 2,256, authorities said.

29 May 02:46 First Post Of India 844080066959896861.html
Nevada law enforcement leaders call George Floyd’s death alarming

Nevada law enforcement leaders on Thursday distanced their agencies from the actions of a Minneapolis police officer involved in the death of an unarmed black man.

29 May 02:57 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837789528483.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
Does Centre have unfettered powers to impose conditions on states borrowing money?

States can now borrow 2% more funds as long as they meet certain conditions – including abiding by the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme.

29 May 02:00 Scroll.in 8669301692339111154.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 Scroll.in 8669301693085765798.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 tech.slashdot.org 8720761277759500450.html
Singaporeans can expect to eat out, hit the gym, shop by end-June

Singaporeans can look forward to hitting the gym, eating out and shopping again when the second phase of the “circuit breaker” exit plan happens, which is expected to take place before June ends if COVID-19 transmissions remain low. 

29 May 02:45 Coconuts 8871564982259976813.html
Trump violating law by not updating budget, outside experts say

The WHite House decision not to update its budget estimates is against the law, an outside group that advocates for fiscal discipline said Thursday.

29 May 02:33 MarketWatch 8975941549726639775.html
Minnesota Prosecutor Says 'Other' Evidence Does Not Support Criminal Charge in Floyd Case

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A prosecutor in the US state of Minnesota told reporters that besides the graphic video, there is other evidence that does not support a criminal...

29 May 02:30 Sputniknews 967333869642262504.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
Trump signs executive order; says social media platforms have 'unchecked power'

Trump-Twitter spat: US President Donald Trump said social media platforms have unchecked power to censor, restrict, edit, shape, hide, and alter virtually any form of communication between private citizens or large public audiences.

29 May 03:12 Business Today 1145527432502389868.html
NCCCR continues to deliver high-quality services during COVID-19 pandemic

Hamad Medical Corporation’s National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) continues to deliver highquality cancer services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Measures has been taken protect all vulnerable patients and limit the risk of exposure to patients and staff.

29 May 03:39 The Peninsula 1202843882995878744.html
PM Modi not in 'good mood' about ongoing border situation with China, says Donald Trump

Reiterating his offer to mediate between India and China on the border issue, US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is not in "good mood" about the ongoing situation with Beijing.

29 May 03:57 Mumbai Mirror 1209961193063953555.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
Search continuing for young woman missing in Hunua Ranges

Elicia Hughes-Sutherland hasn't been seen since last Tuesday.

29 May 03:40 Newshub 2131266985546989885.html
New Zealand's most popular holiday home destinations for Queen's Birthday weekend

Despite the weather, Kiwis are heading to the beach.

29 May 03:43 Newshub 2131266986493180697.html
Coronavirus: 103yo US woman celebrates with a beer after beating COVID-19

Jennie Stejna defied the odds and celebrated in style.

29 May 03:19 Newshub 2131266986529904375.html
Church volunteer, 79, jailed for sexual offences dating back to 1950s

Man who used his good character to gain the trust of victims and their families jailed for sexually assaulting boys in crimes going back more than 60 years.

29 May 03:17 Brisbane Times 2314609338775870921.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
Former Triguboff lawyer claims he was sacked for refusing to lie

A lawyer suing billionaire Sydney property developer Harry Triguboff alleges he was sacked from his prestigious job for refusing to lie in an affidavit.

29 May 03:25 Brisbane Times 2314609339759449499.html
Dangerous driver to serve three years in prison after swerving at police car

A dangerous driver who hit a policeman on the side of a road will serve a minimum three years' prison after earlier being removed from his sentencing because he began making threats.

29 May 03:48 Brisbane Times 2314609340174169658.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
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
Roger Stone ordered to report to prison by June 30

Longtime Trump friend and political adviser Roger Stone must report to prison by June 30, the Bureau of Prisons said on Thursday.

29 May 03:51 CTVNews 2422791597915854038.html
Fed Govt: many Nigerians dying of common ailments

Many Nigerians are dying of common ailments because hospitals refuse to attend to people as a result of COVID-19 fear, the government lamented ..

29 May 03:28 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900232020572.html
Governors, AGF to discuss Executive Order 10 - The Nation Nigeria

Governors are to meet with the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami, on the impact of Executive ...

29 May 03:45 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900340996476.html
School dormitories to be used as isolation/treatment centres

The Federal Government on Thursday hinted that hotels and schools will be considered for use as isolation and treatment centres for COVID-19 patient ...

29 May 03:39 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900875208787.html
Harvey Weinstein Hit With Another Lawsuit Regarding Four More Women

Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood mogul who was convicted of rape and sexual assault near the beginning of the year, now has a fresh batch of

29 May 03:16 Celebrity Insider 265863477053703775.html
Pinarayi Vijayan says Kerala on ‘brink of community spread’ as cases spike

Kerala on Thursday reported 84 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the total to 1,088.

29 May 03:20 The Indian Express 2885715104002854334.html
Film photographer Ashok Variava: With lockdown restrictions getting relaxed, we are hopeful

As general secretary of the Bollywood Photographer Association, Ashok Variava is aware of the struggle 600-odd colleagues are facing amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

29 May 03:31 The Indian Express 2885715104471717456.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
Face-off along LAC in Ladakh: Chinese build-up will be matched, says NSAB member

Without disclosing exactly when diplomatic talks over the issue began, Narasimhan confirmed that “talks started much before last week”.

29 May 03:28 The Indian Express 2885715104827515490.html
Registrations at Delhi University may begin on June 8

As per the tentative schedule, the first cut-off list will be released on August 11.

29 May 03:47 The Indian Express 2885715105213772209.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
Business Poll Backfires, Shows Public Wants Less Immigration

A business-funded poll backfired by showing that 56 percent of swing voters favor President Trump's decision to curb legal immigration.

29 May 03:06 Breitbart 3148363491441414553.html
The bird watcher, that incident and his conflicted feelings on her fate | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NEW YORK >> His binoculars around his neck, Christian Cooper, an avid birder, was back in his happy place on Wednesday: Central Park during migration season. He was trying to focus on the olive-sided flycatchers and red-bellied woodpeckers — not on what had happened there two days earlier.

29 May 03:57 Star-Advertiser 3439335387932273995.html
Trump calls George Floyd protesters ‘thugs’ and vows military support | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump today called protesters in Minneapolis “thugs” and vowed that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Trump tweeted after protesters outraged by the death of a black man in police custody torched a police station.

29 May 03:50 Star-Advertiser 3439335389092209626.html
Queen’s letters over Australian PM’s dismissal should be public, court rules

The letters, deemed ‘personal and confidential correspondence’, were deposited into the National Archives of Australia

29 May 03:18 Shropshire Star 3480199992911226334.html
Man who stole thousands from Ballarat businesses is jailed

A 28-year-old father who stole thousands of dollars worth of items from Ballarat retail stores has been jailed for his "premeditated and persistent" crime spr...

29 May 03:30 The Courier 3604583734626296842.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
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
As Covid figures grow rapidly in TN, CM calls for Collectors’ meet

With Tamilnadu witnessing 800 plus Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will today chair a video-conference with District Collectors. Continue Reading →

29 May 03:50 News Today 4115950002651073250.html
'Spoke to PM Modi, he is not in good mood,' says Donald Trump about India-China tensions

New Delhi: United States President Donald Trump on Thursday referred to the border tensions between India and China as a 'big conflict' and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not in 'in a...

29 May 03:09 www.thehawk.in 4118436626085726917.html
Waheed Bakare: A clear definition of altruism

We became friends in 2008 when I assumed office as the pioneer Executive Director/CEO of Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Lagos,

29 May 03:15 Vanguard News 4125100338757555779.html
US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business reopenings

An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country

29 May 03:00 Vanguard News 4125100339812248788.html
In a first, Jharkhand govt to airlift 60 migrant workers from Leh today

On May 10, the migrant workers stranded in Ladakh's Batalik sector reached out to Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Twitter, requesting him to help them return to their native places in Jharkhand. Upon their request, CM Hemant Soren urged Ladakh local administration to provide assistance to the migrant labourers.

29 May 03:29 India Today 4286117813228017516.html
Pregnant woman loses baby as Mangalore apartment denies her entry upon arrival from Dubai

A pregnant woman who arrived in Mangalore on a Vande Bharat flight was allegedly denied entry into her apartment by the residents’ association. She later lost the baby after failing to get help from hospitals or her locality.

29 May 03:55 India Today 4286117813317583817.html
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir's father's SUV stolen from outside his home in Delhi

An SUV of Gautam Gambhir's father was stolen from outside their house in Rajendra Nagar area of Central Delhi, police said on Friday. Probe on.

29 May 03:15 India Today 4286117813768855076.html
Hong Kong Govt: Removing US special status is 'double-edged sword'

Responding to Washington’s withdrawal of Hong Kong’s special US status, Hong Kong’s government warned late Thursday that such a move could be a “doubl

29 May 03:03 FXStreet 4480975639399136867.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
'Dark days' for Venice gondola makers

Already under threat, Venice's traditional gondola shipyards now lie silent apart from the gentle sound of canal water lapping at their doorsteps.

29 May 03:20 Digital Journal 4566489172342334406.html
Summer of all fears

The lives of so many, locked down by the decisions of so few.

29 May 03:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333283248669.html
Trump will claim coronavirus success but first must define it

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

29 May 03:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333727543667.html