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Police: 2 officers shot, woman found dead in North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Two law enforcement officers and a suspect were shot and a woman was found dead at an apartment in a North Dakota city, police said...

27 May 15:33 The Seattle Times 9121942837081043164.html
Ex-KRA Manager Facing Prison Sentence Over Multi-million Scam 

This led to a sting operation carried out by Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives, looking to catch the taxman red-handed...

27 May 14:12 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153860097988.html
Police: 2 officers shot, woman found dead in North Dakota

Police say two law enforcement officers and a suspect have been shot and a woman was found dead at an apartment in a North Dakota city.

27 May 23:31 WVLT 4089046910885823901.html
Police: 2 officers shot, woman found dead in North Dakota

Police say two law enforcement officers and a suspect have been shot and a woman was found dead at an apartment in a North Dakota city.

27 May 23:31 NewsChannel 10 1537185524264248967.html
China-Hong Kong standoff: Riot police shield Legislative Council as protests heat up

Police said they had arrested at least 16 people, aged 14-40, involved in crimes including possession of offensive weapons, possession of tools for illegal use and dangerous driving

27 May 05:52 Business Today 1145527431095868478.html
'Falsely masculine': Biden hits Trump over face masks as president calls them 'politically correct'

"Ok, you want to be politically correct. Go ahead," Trump told a reporter who wouldn't take his face mask off.

27 May 02:32 Yahoo 7097669636995416373.html
Missile attack on Yemen army command in Marib kills at least 7

Yemen's Houthi fighters have fired missiles targeting the army command of the Saudi-backed government in Marib province, causing several casualties, including relatives of the chief of staff, according to military sources cited by news agencies.

27 May 11:23 Aljazeera 6642629762417180526.html
Pakistan: Kasur policeman held for killing teen boy who resisted rape

The incident occurred on Eid Al Fitr, when the victim, Sami-ur-Rehman was going for prayer

27 May 15:26 Gulf News 2086521544858018979.html
Roadside Bomb Explodes on Syria's M4 Highway in Idlib, Leaving Casualties

Earlier this year, Russia and Turkey agreed to carry out joint patrols on the M-4 highway in Idlib.

27 May 13:47 Sputniknews 967333869427045345.html
Thiessen rips Obama administration over FISA debacle: FBI abuses have 'damaged a vital institution'

Fox News contributor and Washington Post columnist Marc Thiessen said Wednesday that the Obama administration's abuse of law enforcement surveillance tools to undermine President Trump have hurt a "vital institution we need to keep this country safe."

27 May 23:55 Fox News 7362823819566076242.html
Trump to mull 'targeted' response to China's encroachment on Hong Kong

President Trump could impose personal sanctions on Chinese communist officials as part of a range of responses to Beijing’s infringement on Hong Kong’s traditional legal rights, according to a senior State Department official.

27 May 22:43 Washington Examiner 4625792333308745855.html
Two dead as suspected cultists invade station to free robbery suspects in Delta Community

The Delta State Police command has confirmed the death of two persons today, at the Jesse Police Station in Jesse, Ethiope West LGA of Delta

27 May 21:07 Vanguard News 4125100339556225095.html
US says Russia sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'

Russia urges peace talks as the US accuses it of meddling in the Libya conflict.

27 May 02:57 Yahoo 7097669637693093892.html
Antigraft group reports KPK’s new law enforcement deputy over ethical violation

Newly appointed KPK law enforcement deputy Karyoto violated the antigraft body's code of ethics in a recent arrest involving a university staffer, according to the Indonesian Anti-Corruption Community (MAKI).

27 May 12:36 The Jakarta Post 7678601103053693147.html
Hong Kong Police Arrest 16 Demonstrators Ahead of Anthem Bill Debate - Reports

BEIJING (Sputnik) - According to the South China Morning Post, the group was arrested ahead of planned demonstrations against the new bill that would criminalize...

27 May 09:36 Sputniknews 967333867863734396.html
Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told “America's Newsroom” Wednesday that President Trump is “right” that social media platforms show bias against conservatives, but added that as a private company, Twitter has the right to control speech on their platform.

27 May 18:14 Fox News 7362823820210216442.html
Kudimaramathu works inspected

NAGAPATTINAMThe ‘Kudimaramathu’ works for strengthening of waterbodies undertaken by the Public Works Department in Kollidam, Mayiladuthurai and Sirkazhi panchayat unions a cost of ₹ 87 lakh were insp

27 May 14:33 The Hindu 6679535024537707979.html
Lawyer: Virus is halting progress in Boston kidnapping case

The case against a Rhode Island man accused of kidnapping and killing a Boston woman has been halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to his defense.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441135703122.html
Migrant Woman Allegedly Bites Maharashtra Cop Who Asked Her To Wear A Mask

A woman migrant worker in Palghar district of Maharashtra attacked a police constable and bit her arm after the latter asked her to wear a mask, an official said on Wednesday.

27 May 18:03 NDTV.com 5090057682238432742.html
Peter Manfredonia, UConn student accused of deadly crime spree, arrested in Maryland

A fugitive college student suspected in two Connecticut slayings has been caught in Maryland, police announced late Wednesday night.

27 May 22:15 ABC7 New York 7327811147590357863.html
Rajasthan: Man consumes pesticide in suicide attempt near Gehlot’s residence

According to the police, the condition of the man, identified as Chenaram Mali, who hails from Nagaur district, was stated to be stable after cops rushed him to the hospital.

27 May 02:27 The Indian Express 2885715104137491915.html
Rebel groups kill at least 40 in attacks in eastern Congo

BENI, Congo — Rebels have killed at least 40 people in several attacks in Congo’s eastern Irumu territory, a local civil rights group says.

27 May 13:54 680News 8014034334298711939.html
20 arrested in Geylang for illegal gambling activities

SINGAPORE: Twenty people were arrested in Geylang on Tuesday (May 26) during an enforcement operation against illegal gambling activities. More ...

27 May 18:19 CNA 5644198863452969566.html
A Closer Look at Federal COVID Contractors Reveals Inexperience, Fraud Accusations, and a Weapons Dealer Operating Out of Someone’s House

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27 May 19:25 Msn 1509165514261870520.html
A numbers-obsessed Trump is uncharacteristically silent on this bleak milestone

As the nation hits a bleak milestone this week — 100,000 Americans dead from COVID-19 — the president has been uncharacteristically silent. His public schedule contains no special commemoration, no...

27 May 16:28 The Seattle Times 9121942838599173583.html
A week on, no arrest yet in rape of 4-yr-old girl in Kutch

On Tuesday, Ibrahim Halepotra, the president of Akhil Kutch Sunni Muslim Hit Rakhsak Committee, wrote a letter to the district collector demanding police action against the accused and alleged inefficiency in policing.

27 May 14:33 The Indian Express 2885715104569961505.html
After shortages, Britain opens new protective equipment supply lines

LONDON: Britain said on Tuesday (May 26) it had agreed deals with more than 100 new suppliers of personal protective equipment (PPE) used to ...

27 May 05:15 CNA 5644198862366452913.html
Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Army of continued illegal detention of children in Northeast

FOR children fleeing from Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria, their struggle for survival suffers setbacks from arbitrary detention

27 May 07:44 The ICIR 2244788520219512914.html
Appeal to State govt.

The Hassan district administration, on Wednesday, appealed to the State government to allow doctors and support staff stay put in hotels during the duty week and quarantine period. Hassan Deputy Commi

27 May 10:24 The Hindu 6679535025714643911.html
Bail hearing in hospital for injured MDC Alliance officials

HARARE – Zimbabwean prosecutors have proposed ZW$2,000 (about R800) bail for recently abducted and tortured MDC Alliance youth activists Cecilia Chimburu, 31, Netsai Marova, 21, and member of the house of assembly Joana Mamombe, 27.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161806611062.html
Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case delayed as Fairfax lawyers seek to introduce new evidence

Commonwealth again raises national security concerns – prompting judge to express frustration

27 May 02:40 the Guardian 1491978795442495459.html
Bosnia and Croatia arrest eight suspected migrant smugglers

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Police from Bosnia, Croatia and regional agency Europol caught eight suspected traffickers on Wednesday and blocked the smuggling of 45 migrants into the European Union (EU), Bosnian authorities said.

27 May 14:13 Reuters 8334514180644688961.html
Bosnia and Croatia arrest eight suspected migrant smugglers

SARAJEVO, May 27 — Police from Bosnia, Croatia and regional agency Europol caught eight suspected traffickers today and blocked the smuggling of 45 migrants into the European Union (EU), Bosnian authorities said. During a search of several locations in northwestern Bosnia, police seized mobile...

27 May 14:56 Malaymail 302165934901012153.html
Chile suspect to remain free ahead of extraditon: court

Chile's top court on Wednesday denied prosecutors' requests to jail a 29-year-old man awaiting extradition to France to face charges of murdering his Japanese ex-girlfriend.

27 May 18:10 Digital Journal 4566489171642065090.html
Father's killing of 14-year-old daughter stirs outrage in Iran

(Reuters) - A father’s brutal killing of his teenage daughter over her relationship with a man has caused widespread anger in Iran, with President Hassan Rouhani urging lawmakers to work quickly on a bill to prevent violence against women.

27 May 18:26 Reuters 8334514180638339267.html
French political power couple lose appeal against money-laundering conviction

The Paris Court of Appeal on Wednesday found veteran right-wing politicians Patrick and Isabelle Balkany guilty of money-laundering and sentenced them both to jail, sealing the power couple’s fall fr…

27 May 11:21 France 24 5635134570586013156.html
Himachal BJP Chief Resigns Amid Health Corruption Scandal

Himachal Pradesh BJP chief Rajeev Bindal today resigned from his post "on the basis of moral grounds," a week after a senior state health official was arrested on corruption allegations.

27 May 14:00 NDTV.com 5090057681174762814.html
Hong Kong police arrest hundreds and fire pepper pellets amid fresh unrest

The latest clashes come as MPs debate a bill to criminalise insulting China's national anthem.

27 May 16:14 Yahoo 7097669639007958375.html
It only took two hours for Trump's administration to contradict his threat to shut down Twitter

President Trump took to his favorite social media platform to attack social media platforms on Wednesday morning, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certainly didn't do anything to help his boss' case.Shortly after Trump claimed on Twitter he would "strongly regulate" or "close

27 May 20:13 Yahoo 7097669637171030911.html
Jenrick is latest minister to give 'car crash' interview defending Cummings

The housing secretary said it is time for the country to 'move on' from the scandal.

27 May 10:17 Metro 970161748427700153.html
Juvenile Arrested for Arson After Church Fire

On Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Santa Barbara County Fire Department Fire Investigators and Sheriff’s Department Detectives identified and apprehended a male juvenile suspected of starting multiple fires in the area of North Turnpike Road and Vala Drive.

27 May 18:00 edhat santa barbara 2501874276994434271.html
Kalaeloa church fire being investigated as arson | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu police launched an arson investigation involving an early morning church fire in Kalaeloa that investigators determined as intentionally set.

27 May 22:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335389407788235.html
Las Vegas police seek help identifying 4 from business robbery

Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying four people who carried out a robbery at a business in the Las Vegas valley on May 11.

27 May 13:19 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837816923048.html
Maharashtra Governor modifies law on forest rights

Tribals now have the right to appeal against district level committee decisions; activists fear further delay

27 May 18:42 The Hindu 6679535025667865000.html
Nolte: That Time Team Obama Accused Romney of Killing a Woman

In a 2012 campaign ad, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was accused of killing a woman.

27 May 18:50 Breitbart 3148363492216957998.html
Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Russia-occupied Crimea exceeds 500

Human rights activists say the figures may be underreported.

27 May 01:35 UNIAN 6863008971538172665.html
Oklahoma High Court Rules State Must Accept Signatures on Sentencing Ballot Measure

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered the state Tuesday to accept over 260,000 in signatures collected for a criminal justice reform ballot question that seeks to end sentence enhancements for nonviolent crimes.

27 May 03:42 Courthouse News Service 1799505148835010218.html
Ottawa man who raped two women sentenced to more than five years in prison

An Ottawa man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for sexually assaulting two women, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic it's unclear when

27 May 21:56 iNFOnews.ca 6669504246123949553.html
Ottawa man who raped two women sentenced to more than five years in prison

An Ottawa man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for sexually assaulting two women, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic it's unclear when he'll be put behind bars.

27 May 21:56 KitchenerToday.com 52741009150963983.html
Police arrest 26 people in U.K. truck deaths of 39 Vietnamese

Police in Belgium and France on Wednesday announced the arrests of 26 people suspected of human trafficking in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants who were found in a refrigerated truck in Britain last year.

27 May 15:54 CTVNews 2422791597296592957.html
Police chief kills toddler and grandmother in crash, allegedly while drunk driving

A chief of a police sub-precinct in Rembang, Central Java is under investigation for a car crash that killed a toddler and her grandmother, with witnesses of the incident saying that the cop seemed to be driving under the influence of alcohol at the...

27 May 03:35 Coconuts 8871564982711720902.html
Police find £1m cash in suspect’s home after stopping his car

The search was carried out by officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Operation Venice.

27 May 13:35 Express & Star 7324224458902987307.html
Police find £1m cash in suspect’s home after stopping his car

The search was carried out by officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Operation Venice.

27 May 13:37 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773438390827.html
Police surround Hong Kong legislature before anthem debate

HONG KONG — Police massed outside Hong Kong’s legislature complex Wednesday before lawmakers debate a bill that would criminalize abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city.

27 May 02:57 680News 8014034334753277399.html
Powerful 6.1 Earthquake Hits Off Vanuatu Coast - USGS

The nation in located in a region that is part of the Pacific Ocean basin's "Ring of Fire", notorious for its earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

27 May 08:17 Sputniknews 967333868993005162.html
Putrajaya defends detention of illegal immigrants during COVID-19 pandemic

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian government has defended its decision to detain illegal immigrants amid the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that they cannot be ...

27 May 18:50 CNA 5644198862490702854.html
Social media bias lawsuits keep failing in court

Sites have broad rights to ban users — Trump tweets notwithstanding.

27 May 21:43 The Verge 1337119304947097946.html
Suspect named after emergency worker is attacked in house

He was also charged with criminal damage and racially aggravated public order

27 May 12:06 Liverpool Echo 7727211174365634153.html
Three dead after microbus plunges into ditch in Munshiganj

Three people have died after a microbus lost control and fell into a roadside ditch in Munshiganj's Gazaria Upazila.

27 May 11:01 Bdnews24 8119004128399761972.html
Trump Accuses Twitter Of ‘Interfering’ In Election For Fact Checking His False Claim About Mail-In Voting

President Donald Trump flew into a rage on Tuesday night after Twitter used its new fact checking feature to correct...

27 May 11:45 Talking Points Memo 4598529365522921352.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday - White House

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

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

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

27 May 23:25 CNA 5644198863383696384.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media today, says White House

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

27 May 23:58 Malaymail 302165935020603208.html
U.S. House backs bill to pressure China over Uighur rights

U.S. House backs bill to pressure China over Uighur rights

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974671824413.html
US ends sanction waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal

Move, announced by Pompeo, brings deal further to brink of collapse

27 May 22:48 Gulf News 2086521545499483756.html
US military accuses Russia of sending warplanes to Libya in support of anti-govt mercenaries; Kremlin denies claim

The deployment of the fighter jets appeared to confirm Russia's deepening role in the sprawling proxy war, where its Libyan ally, commander Khalifa Hifter, suffered a series of major losses last week that dealt a heavy blow to his campaign

27 May 01:08 Firstpost 4760741711745744086.html
US Troops, Kurdish Militia Injured Following Ambush, Firefight in Northeast Syria - Reports

The reported incident comes just over a month after a similar ambush which led to the loss of a vehicle carrying US troops and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia...

27 May 14:24 Sputniknews 967333867708427272.html
13 doctors to volunteer at Rajkot civil hospital

A delegation of 19 members of ISCCM met Parimal Pandya, Resident Additional Collector of Rajkot, and offered their services on voluntary basis.

27 May 00:12 The Indian Express 2885715104661798237.html
26 people arrested in France and Belgium over UK truck deaths

PARIS: The French prosecutor's office said on Wednesday (May 27) that 26 people have been arrested in France and Belgium in connection with the ...

27 May 21:05 CNA 5644198863425202294.html
5 killed in fire at Bangladesh coronavirus treatment tent

Fire swept through a tent set up outside a hospital in an upscale area of the Bangladeshi capital to treat people infected with the coronavirus, killing five people, an official said Wednesday.

27 May 19:19 Hindustan Times 696565557602531179.html
73 labourers from Poonch, Ramban stranded in Nepal

At least 73 labourers from Poonch and Ramban districts are stranded in Nepal for the last more than two months. These labourers accused the government of

27 May 03:30 Greater Kashmir 4662909092148252853.html
Americans want China to pay for COVID-19 pandemic

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

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442863333981.html
Amy Cooper: White woman who called police on black man, fired from job

Amy Cooper, the white woman who called police on a black man in the United States of America pretending she was in a distressing situation, has been fired from her job. "Following our internal review of

27 May 05:15 LailasNews.com 2090029849877557686.html
Apec senior officials discuss possible platform for info sharing on Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) today discussed on how to formulate a possible coordinated approach to collecting and sharing information on policies and measures regarding Covid-19 and its economic effects. In his welcoming...

27 May 14:34 Malaymail 302165935156769162.html
Arrest JD(U) MLA whose kin killed RJD leader’s parents: Tejashwi Yadav

Former Deputy Chief Minister and leader of the Opposition, Tejashwi Yadav, has issued an ultimatum to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to arrest the JD (U) MLA whose kin allegedly shot dead an RJD

27 May 16:47 Deccan Herald 2027555796546040677.html
Arrivals continue to haggle over paid quarantine

People arriving from other states in Dehradun continued to argue with the district administration officials over paid quarantine on Tuesday. This was stated by Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Doiwala, Laxmi Raj Chauhan who is supervising the arrival of passengers in the district by flights.

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232731554814.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

Tear gas — also known as CS gas — is considered a chemical weapon and is banned in warfare by most countries, including the US.

27 May 15:04 Business Insider 6060062400666055425.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

Police in Hong Kong and Minneapolis, Minnesota, had something in common this week. They both used tear gas on protesters.

27 May 15:04 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883481727745.html
At least 300 arrested in flash protests against controversial national anthem bill

Protesters staged flash protests in Causeway Bay, Central and Mong Kok on Wednesday afternoon to denounce a controversial national anthem bill Police said at least 300 people were arrested In Central, hundreds of office workers spilled onto...

27 May 08:56 Coconuts 8871564984223888189.html
Aya Hachem: Innocent law student, 19, 'gunned down in business dispute' court hears

Aya Hachem was out on a shopping trip in Blackburn when she was shot in the chest and died. Six people who were charged with the teenagers murder all appeared at court on Wednesday

27 May 18:01 mirror 675785261819185921.html
Belgium, France arrest dozens over UK migrant truck deaths

Police in Belgium and France have arrested 26 suspected people smugglers over the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a refrigerated truck in the United Kingdom last year.

27 May 17:10 Aljazeera 6642629763122487146.html
Biden accuser’s credentials, expert testimony under scrutiny

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State prosecutors in California are investigating the credentials that Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who has accused Joe Biden of assaulting her in 1993, attested to...

27 May 16:01 The Seattle Times 9121942838531310196.html
Biden calls for DOJ Civil Rights Division to investigate George Floyd's death

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday called on the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to investigate the death of George Floyd, the unarmed black man who was

27 May 17:15 TheHill 355432918731551065.html
Biden calls for 'thorough' federal investigation into killing of black man by Minneapolis police

Former Vice President Joe Biden called for a “thorough” FBI investigation into the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died shortly after his arrest by the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).

27 May 02:13 TheHill 355432918387161572.html
Bihar Minister Courts Controversy As He Flouts Social Distancing Norms While Honouring 'Bicycle Girl'

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

27 May 07:15 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084316256191.html
BMW set on fire in suspected arson

Police are appealing for information after a BMW was set on fire in a suspected arson.

27 May 17:39 East Anglian Daily Times 681138152040122433.html
Car buyers falling victim to vehicle sales scams

Consumers who want to buy cars should make sure that they deal with a legitimate car dealership to avoid being victims of scams.

27 May 04:23 SowetanLIVE 5541808689798602738.html
Chhattisgarh Farmers On Alert After Locusts Attack Crops In Neighbouring States

The Chhattisgarh agriculture department and farmers of districts bordering Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra have been alerted after swarms of locusts attacked crops in the neighbouring states, an official said on Wednesday.

27 May 06:44 NDTV.com 5090057682656428639.html
China hits back at call in Belgian parliament for COVID-19 inquiry

Chinese ambassador to Belgium, Cao Zhongming, hit back at attempts to ‘stigmatize’ China over the outbreak.

27 May 12:43 POLITICO 2584151346794385270.html
Cop bashed for dating gold dealer’s ex-wife

A Kwekwe gold dealer was on Monday arrested after he assaulted a police officer in a dispute over a woman.

27 May 22:31 Nehanda Radio 3802011522886237007.html
DeSantis To Appeal Ruling Striking Down Florida’s So-Called Felon ‘Poll Tax’ Law

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) said Tuesday that he’ll appeal a federal judge’s decision striking down a Florida GOP law that...

27 May 13:37 Talking Points Memo 4598529366235719634.html
Donald Trump Continues Pressing 'Psycho Joe Scarborough' About 'Cold Case'

President Donald Trump continued tweeting about the conspiracy theory surrounding Joe Scarborough and the death of one of his interns.

27 May 13:56 Breitbart 3148363491006335315.html
DPR to enforce use of face masks at Osun filling stations

The Osun Field Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will start enforcing use of face masks at filling stations across the state

27 May 11:28 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299728965266.html
Elderly Prisoner Granted Release but Got Coronavirus During Government Appeal

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

27 May 19:55 The Intercept 3645855239647576674.html
E-pass not needed for passengers moving to or from airport: Mumbai Police

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

27 May 09:16 Business-Standard 1502508925486072306.html
E-pass not required for travellers moving in/out of Mumbai airport

Following the Maharashtra government's decision to resume operation of domestic flights in the state, the Mumbai police has decided to allow passenger/s moving to and from the Mumbai airport to travel without an e-pass.

27 May 08:40 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192715042724.html
Ex-Watergate prosecutors say judge has legal duty to review facts in Flynn case

Sixteen former Watergate prosecutors on Wednesday said U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan should be allowed to review all the facts before deciding whether to grant a Justice Department request to drop the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn

27 May 16:23 Yahoo 7097669638765522212.html
Female life expectancy in Egypt grows to 75.1 years in 2019: CAPMAS

The death rate for women has slightly decreased from 5.6 per 1,000 women in 2014 to 5.4 in 2018, according to the report.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900350051149.html
Fire kills five patients at United Hospital, three of them COVID-19 positive

A fire has burned down the isolation unit for COVID-19 patients and those with symptoms at the United Hospital in Dhaka, leaving five dead.

27 May 20:56 Bdnews24 8119004129452311779.html
Florida homeowner fatally shot man who smashed through door

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida homeowner fatally shot a visitor from Georgia who broke through is front door and began beating a woman...

27 May 18:49 WSVN 7News 4504855331683713496.html
Four to suffer death as 20-year-old case is concluded

Patrick Kyabire, Abdu Mpiira, David Maganda and Moses Kabuze forcefully removed the four suspects from a police cell and burnt them to death.

27 May 11:08 New Vision 9103146371753317127.html
Girl, 13, is ‘beheaded by her father while she slept in Iranian honour killing’: Victim had fallen in love with 34-year-old man

Romina Ashrafi, aged 13, was killed with a sickle in her family home in Hovigh, Talesh county, Iran, as a form of 'punishment', local media have reported.

27 May 09:59 Mail Online 124328110803223291.html
Government to seek quicker delivery of broadband plan

The Minister for Communications has said he has asked his officials to examine the feasibility of accelerating the roll out of the National Broadband Plan.

27 May 21:52 RTE.ie 7595237277937584915.html
Hong Kong legislature surrounded by riot police ahead of expected protests

Hundreds of riot police took up posts around Hong Kong's legislature overnight, as protests were expected on Wednesday over a bill criminalizing disrespect of China's national anthem and against plans by Beijing to impose national security laws.

27 May 07:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103996517538.html
Investigating The Trump Investigators Is Not A Distraction

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

27 May 16:38 The Jewish Press 7246030801306196043.html
Iran president calls for harsher measures to combat ‘honour’ killings

It follows the death of a 14-year-old teenager allegedly at the hands of her father.

27 May 12:40 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773799080744.html
Iran's Rohani Calls For Stricter Laws On 'Honor Killings' After Beheading Of 13-Year-Old Girl

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has called for harsher laws to tackle so-called "honor killings" after the particularly shocking slaying of a teenage girl, allegedly by her father, prompted a nationwide outcry.

27 May 17:02 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163378053494.html
Is It Time To Reconsider Judges' Role As Members Of The American Law Institute?

A shift in focus in its Restatements toward law reform and a decision to lobby state legislatures could imperil judges' involvement with the venerable ALI.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532318497582.html
It's not a scam: Watch for stimulus debit cards in the mail

The Treasury Department has mailed nearly 4 million economic impact payments to Americans via a prepaid debit card.

27 May 00:58 ABC15 Arizona 911680911184117125.html
Jacob Zuma wants his corruption trial to start soon, say lawyers

The former president faces charges linked to the multi-billion-rand arms deal.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107203166841.html
Joe Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during coronavirus pandemic

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

27 May 02:40 The Times of India 6060938664649605852.html
JTA head hits back at ‘bitter’ Pembroke Hall principal

Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) President Owen Speid has fired back at a public rebuke from Principal of Pembroke Hall High, Reverend Claude Ellis, saying the school leader is ‘bitter’ and should focus on fixing problems at...

27 May 14:59 The Gleaner 1215260528724966432.html
Justice says it will recommend Trump veto FISA bill

The Justice Department said on Wednesday that it opposes House-proposed changes to surveillance reform legislation and will urge President Trump to veto the bill if it reaches his desk.

27 May 14:16 TheHill 355432917855940034.html
Kerosene-filled bottle hurled at policeman’s house in Madurai

There were no injuries or damage reported, and police are investigating the case

27 May 05:31 The Hindu 6679535026002023089.html
Labour Boasts Illegal Roadblocks Were "Well Supported By Government"

Two Labour Members of Parliament have confirmed the claim by Democracy Action that the Government and Police condone illegal iwi roadblocks on public roads. Tamati Coffey (Labour – Waiariki) and Kiri Allan (Labour – List MP living in the East Coast) have stated that these roadblocks were “well supported” by the Government and that police “helped with the checkpoints”.

27 May 13:42 SCOOP 5315658998479079319.html
Las Vegas police report details injuries to arrested officers’ kids

The two Metropolitan Police Department officers who were arrested last week on child abuse charges allegedly hit the child with a belt and had been investigated previously.

27 May 00:48 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648835740703231.html
Lawmakers ejected in Hong Kong debate on Chinese anthem bill

Two pro-democracy lawmakers were ejected from Hong Kong's legislative chamber Thursday morning, disrupting the start of a second day of debate on a contentious bill that would criminalize insulting or

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441977081828.html
Locust attack feared in eastern UP now

 LUCKNOW:The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has now asked all District Magistrates to remain prepared for the movement of the swarm of locusts in their areas.Principal Secretary, Agriculture Devesh Chaturvedi, in his letter, has sai

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879211002147.html
Lorry deaths: 26 arrested in Europe human trafficking probe

Those detained are suspected of being part of a criminal organisation trafficking Vietnamese nationals through Belgium and France to the UK.

27 May 14:48 Shropshire Star 3480199991419409404.html
Mayor Calls for Criminal Case Against Cop Who Kneeled on George Floyd’s Neck; All Officers Involved Identified

Public pressure builds on the now-former police officers linked to the death of George Floyd. In a speech addressed to Hennepin County Attorney Michael Freeman, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called for charges against the cop seen on video forcing a knee on Floyd's neck.

27 May 17:11 Law & Crime 7990899036995814812.html
Mesa PD: Impairment suspected in fatal crash near Greenfield Road and Loop 202

Police say one of the occupants was able to free himself, but other three had to be extricated by firefighters.

27 May 02:06 ABC15 Arizona 911680910616996825.html
Nepal defers amendment on updating its map

The delay indicates a rethink on the disputed sites and proof that back-channels are in operation

27 May 22:27 The Telegraph 2864094127814745396.html
Nepal delays discussion in parliament to amend constitution for updating map

Nepal delays discussion in parliament to amend constitution for updating map. The government had registered the amendment proposal in Parliament on May 22 after releasing the new political map of Nepal depicting Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limipiyadhura as its territories on May 18.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384061832143.html
Nepal's proposal to validate new map delayed

South Asia News: The Nepal government's proposal for a Constitutional amendment to revise Nepal's map in the national emblem has run into rough weather despite PM K P

27 May 17:50 The Times of India 6060938663565067558.html
'No Massive Forest Fires in Uttarakhand': Forest Department Clarifies Fake News

As it reportedly 'rained in some parts of the state' on Wednesday, Uttarakhand Forest Department calls out fake news and 'old and wrong visuals' about forest fires being shared on social media

27 May 13:35 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083778235118.html
Pay us compensation before demolishing our property, landlords tell Akeredolu

Owners of over 30 buildings marked for demolition in parts of Akure, the Ondo state capital have called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu...

27 May 14:25 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901114135614.html
Police appeal after four people sprayed by white liquid during attacks in Coupar Angus and Dundee

Police in Tayside have appealed for witnesses after four people, including a young child, were sprayed with a white liquid from a passing car.

27 May 11:26 The Courier 4275302768070336219.html
Police swarm Hong Kong ahead of flashpoint anthem debate

HONG KONG, May 27 — Hong Kong police ramped up security around the city’s legislature today ahead of a debate over a law that would ban insulting China’s national anthem, the latest measure activists say is chipping away at free speech in the finance hub. The debate comes days after China...

27 May 00:03 Malaymail 302165936073691690.html
Pompeo officially declares Hong Kong ‘no longer autonomous,’ slams China intervention

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

27 May 15:48 Fox News 7362823820256402370.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special US treatment

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

27 May 22:54 Malaymail 302165936314410703.html
President Trump Will Sign Executive Order on Social Media Censorship

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

27 May 23:34 Breitbart 3148363491855005486.html
Putrajaya delays enforcing law amendment for worker housing improvement

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The Ministry of Human Resources said today it would delay enforcing the amendment to a law that would have required employers to improve housing for their workers. Its minister Datuk M. Saravanan said the delay is meant to give companies more time to prepare. Parliament’s...

27 May 08:13 Malaymail 302165936083892046.html
Renault, Nissan, And Mitsubishi Detail Alliance Business Changes

The part that caught our attention the most is the so-called principles of the leader-follower scheme for vehicles.

27 May 09:10 Motor1.com 1648269241009478522.html
Rivers warns hotel owner against blackmailing Wike

Rivers State Government has warned the owner of the demolished Prodest Hotel, Promise Gogorobari, against blackmailing the state Governor...

27 May 20:15 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900420078577.html
Rs 223 Crore Bank Fraud: HC Denies Bail To Accused Ex-Chairman

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday rejected plea of former chairman J&K State Cooperative Bank, seeking quashing of FIR against him filed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in the whopping 230 crore fraud case

27 May 17:02 Kashmir Observer 1268422870420214167.html
Russian Defence Contractor Reveals Dates of Airborne Missile and Cluster Glide Bomb Delivery

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The serial delivery of Russia's new Broneboyschik (armour piercer) air-launched missiles to the country's army is planned for 2021, documents for...

27 May 07:54 Sputniknews 967333869577899237.html
Safdarjung Hospital releases list of 52 virus-related deaths

Official figures show only 4 deaths at the hospital till May 13

27 May 18:00 The Hindu 6679535025671356948.html
Salesman held for killing wife

The Delhi Police has arrested a 37-year-old salesman in national Capital for allegedly killing his wife. Police said that the accused killed his wife after he got frustrated with his marital life. The accused has been identified as Sudhir, a resident of Anand Parbat. Police said that the accused

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233725570695.html
Search for UConn student wanted in 2 deaths in 6th day; stolen car eyed

Connecticut State Police urged Peter Manfredonia, 23, to surrender, saying, "We know this is not who you are," while Pennsylvania officers probed whether a car theft Sunday was connected.

27 May 13:58 Yahoo 7097669638422587069.html
So-called honour killing of teen girl brings outcry in Iran

The so-called honour killing of a 14-year-old Iranian girl by her father, who reportedly used a farming sickle to behead her as she slept, has prompted a nationwide outcry.

27 May 15:52 CTVNews 2422791598850019909.html
Soldier injured in ramming attack awarded at hospital for distinguished service - Defense/Security

Shadi Ibrahim had been named award recipient before attack over which he lost his leg, but hospitalization prevented attendance at ceremony.

27 May 21:39 Israel National News 5374683669991129138.html
Some civil society groups heading to court over reopening of schools

The One South Africa Movement said that following numerous questions to the Basic Education Department and the national coronavirus command council, it had not received any answers.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107078197959.html
Spain to mourn coronavirus victims for unprecedented 10-day period

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

27 May 11:49 Coronavirus 2422791598861594924.html
States' fiscal deficit could hit 4.5% of gross state domestic product: India Ratings

The upward revision was based on the fact that states were already facing lower-than budgeted share in central taxes and subdued own revenue growth, when the lockdown was imposed from March 25. States are likely to see further declines in these receipts in FY21 with the fallout of Covid-19, the report said.

27 May 08:17 The Economic Times 7653256037299363094.html
Suspect arrested after security officer fatally gunned down

Another security was shot at by the suspects a few metres away from where the guard was shot and killed.

27 May 10:43 The Citizen 410802302010885634.html
T.K. Jose to be State’s new Home Secretary

The State government goes in for major bureaucratic reshuffle

27 May 17:31 The Hindu 6679535024712794980.html
T.N. may go ahead with setting up Jaya memorial foundation

High Court has only made certain suggestions, says official

27 May 19:13 The Hindu 6679535024957692979.html
Trump claims Twitter is 'interfering in the 2020 presidential election' by fact-checking tweets

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

27 May 00:37 Washington Examiner 4625792332601035435.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies over alleged election interference

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

27 May 13:05 POLITICO 2584151345475591172.html
Trump urges GOP to vote 'NO' on FISA bill, citing Russia probe concerns

President Trump on Tuesday night warned that Republicans should vote against the reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), the controversial measure that sets up a separate legal avenue for the U.S. government to get permission to spy on individuals who might be agents of a foreign power in the United States. 

27 May 09:54 Fox News 7362823819816161411.html
Tulsi Gabbard Drops Defamation Suit Against Hillary Clinton, Cites Need to Defeat Trump

Former Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) withdrew her defamation lawsuit against former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday.

27 May 22:23 Sputniknews 967333868143151876.html
Two policemen 'forced woman to wear gas mask then raped and tortured her'

Police officers Nikolay Kuziv, 35, and Sergey Sulima, 29, are being held in custody as part of an investigation into claims they raped and tortured a crime witness in Ukraine

27 May 13:35 mirror 675785261102584566.html
U.S. weighs options 'across the spectrum' to punish China over Hong Kong

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

27 May 23:28 Financial Post 2379081493633770150.html
UK COVID-19 deaths top 37,000 as another 134 patients die

Another 134 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 37,048, the Department of Health and Social Care has said.

27 May 01:25 The Hans India 817019414636721163.html
UK official coronavirus death toll jumps by 412 - almost double hospital fatalities

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

27 May 15:07 mirror 675785261095813124.html
Union Pres.: Baltimore Mayor More Upset by Trump Visit than 10 Murders

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

27 May 16:46 Breitbart 3148363492453741182.html
UPDATED: Mother who 'drowned baby' remanded at LASUTH

An Igbosere Magistrates' Court in Lagos yesterday sent for psychiatric evaluation a nursing mother, Oluwafunmilayo Adisa, suspected of killing her baby.

27 May 16:47 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900220786457.html
US ends sanction waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal

The United States said Wednesday it was ending waivers in its sanctions for nations that remain in the Iran nuclear accord, bringing the deal further to the verge of collapse. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was responding to Iran's "brinkmanship" of nuclear steps, which have been

27 May 21:04 Yahoo 7097669638589268411.html
US Ends Sanction Waivers For Nations In Iran Nuclear Deal

The United States on Wednesday ended waivers in its sanctions for nations that remain in the Iran nuclear accord, bringing the deal further to the brink of collapse.

27 May 20:38 NDTV.com 5090057682454767538.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

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

27 May 00:59 Pulse Live 3606876835443605297.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

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

27 May 00:55 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884166026096.html
US ready to mediate in Indo-Chinese border dispute: Donald Trump

Trump's announcement comes at a time when India has accused the Chinese military of hindering normal patrolling by its troops along the LAC in Ladakh and Sikkim.

27 May 15:12 The New Indian Express 4718288654126260675.html
What is double criminality? Meng Wanzhou ruling explained

The alleged fraud that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is accused of committing by U.S. authorities would be considered a crime in Canada if it happened here, a British Columbia judge ruled Wednesday, marking a major loss for the powerful Chinese businesswoman in her ongoing extradition battle.

27 May 23:21 CTVNews 2422791598620320552.html
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Blasts Vote-by-Mail But Has Voted by Mail at Least 11 Times

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany has defended President Donald Trump's increasing attacks on vote-by-mail in recent days. Over the past decade, however, McEnany has personally voted by mail in Florida at least 11 times. According to an investigation of voter records by the Tampa Bay Times, McEnany has voted by mail in every election since 2010.

27 May 15:22 Law & Crime 7990899037339662838.html
Will Uncle Sam Soon Pay Companies To ‘Reshore’ Factories Back To America?

Will the U.S. government pay American companies to "near shore" supply chains, incentivizing a pivot away from China?

27 May 15:25 PYMNTS.com 7357138826488471523.html
Worst attack in years: Locusts reach Jhansi, Maharashtra; Punjab on alert

According to the Union agriculture ministry, 21 districts in Rajasthan, 18 in Madhya Pradesh, two in Gujarat and one in Punjab have undertaken locust control measures till now

27 May 16:48 Business-Standard 1502508926388325292.html
Xi Jinping urges China’s army to prepare for armed combat as Hong Kong protests restart over a new bill that would strip away the city’s freedoms

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

27 May 09:02 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882630568726.html
Xi Jinping urges China's army to prepare for armed combat as Hong Kong protests restart over a new bill that would strip away the city's freedoms

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

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

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

27 May 09:02 Business Insider 6060062399814896406.html
Zimbabwe police charge activists, journalists with violating Covid-19 rules

The three women were reportedly abducted while in police custody.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831044300173.html
‘Avalanche of Evictions’: Many Americans Face Homelessness as Moratoriums Lifted

Many Americans are facing unemployment and could soon be evicted amid the COVID-19 pandemic, despite temporary government assistance.

27 May 20:18 Sputniknews 967333868157516376.html
‘Chance of locust attack in Tamil Nadu remote’

Despite a ‘remote chance’ of a locust swarm attacking the State, Tamil Nadu government officials have planned a five-point strategy to handle the situation, should the menace touch its borders.Asked a

27 May 18:19 The Hindu 6679535024322307211.html
‘Mudik’ travelers barred from returning to Jakarta without permits

“People wishing to enter Jakarta are required to obtain a permit from the Jakarta administration and the police. Otherwise, they will be told to turn back,” National Police traffic corps head Insp. Gen. Istiono said. 

27 May 06:35 The Jakarta Post 7678601103937439988.html
‘My mum said, “Why are the police arresting you? You must have done something”: the scandal behind TV's new Windrush drama

The BBC’s Sitting in Limbo tells howAnthony Bryan was sacked, arrested and threatened with deportation. The reporter who broke the story talks to his family and friends about their years of misery

27 May 05:00 the Guardian 1491978795980940525.html
‘Oluwa made LASU’s Faculty of Law tick’ - The Nation Nigeria News

More tributes are being showered on the former Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of Lagos State University (LASU) Justice Isiaka Oluwa.

27 May 23:36 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901756063701.html
“We weren’t prepared”: Grooming ring prosecutor Nazir Afzal on grief and state failings

The lawyer behind some of Britain’s most high-profile cases reflects on his most personal brush with government incompetence: the loss of his brother to Covid-19.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183460719467.html
1,529 frontline BMC workers infected, 25 dead

The most recent casualty was a 56-year-old fireman posted at Gowalia Tank Fire Station on Grant Road, who died Sunday evening.

27 May 20:47 The Indian Express 2885715105279561843.html
12 injured in sand mining dispute

At least one dozen people were injured over dispute of sand mining at e Pratappur village around 14 km away from the district headquarter, on Monday evening. Three seriously injured people were referred to RIMS. An alleged dispute between two groups of minority community over sand mining turned

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233441629312.html
21 including health workers test positive for COVID-19 in Tiruvannamalai

Increase in number of returnees from other States has led to a situation where the district administration is looking out for space for quarantine. With more number of cases reporting positive, tracin

27 May 19:11 The Hindu 6679535024674292452.html
26 arrests made in connection with Essex lorry deaths

Twenty six suspected members of a major smuggling gang have been arrested in Belgium and France as part of the investigation into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in a lorry trailer in England last year.

27 May 14:51 RTE.ie 7595237278082945208.html
285 killed by floods since April - CS Wamalwa

So far, 285 people have lost their lives and 810,655 others affected by floods, mudslides and landslides occasioned by heavy rains in most regions.

27 May 08:23 The Standard 5587226194050239640.html
5 important things happening in South Africa today

Confusion after Health Department presentation says Covid-19 hotspots to remain at level 4; government is facing a slew of legal challenges over its lockdown rules; schools are now being targetted by criminals looking to steal personal protection equipment; and Ramaphosa lifts the ban on religious gatherings – with restrictions.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439493554209.html
52,628 vehicles seized in Vijayawada handed over to owners

The police handed over as many as 52,628 vehicles, seized during the lockdown period, to the owners across the State in the last four days. The vehicles were seized for violating the lockdown rules fr

27 May 06:13 The Hindu 6679535025589597221.html
8 suspects nabbed for hijacking truck in Tshwane

It's alleged the truck was hijacked in Midrand last week.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107182478682.html
'A duty to get involved': Calgary police investigate Chinese consulate vandalism

Members of the city's Chinese community say they are working with authorities after a building in downtown Calgary was defaced with a hateful message.

27 May 19:20 Calgary 4726856560642164997.html
A pharmacist known as ‘the Mask Man’ has been charged with hoarding $200,000 worth of N95 masks and price-gouging customers

A New York pharmacist known as “the Mask Man” hoarded $200,000 worth of N95 masks that he purchased shortly before the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States, and sold them at a roughly 50% markup, prosecutors alleged.

27 May 21:35 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883427857357.html
'Absolutely no legal authority': Trump's threats to shut down Twitter are 'totally asinine' and reek of censorship, according to legal experts, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Trump has long made unsubstantiated claims that social-media platforms are biased against and "silence" conservative users.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 20:37 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756761080081.html
Activists Raise Alarms Over Virus Litter Along French Coast

Soggy, algae-caked surgical masks resting on the seabed. Soiled, waterlogged rubber gloves, waving eerily beneath the Mediterranean waves.

27 May 15:49 Courthouse News Service 1799505149683789716.html
AfDB board bows to US pressure to probe its president

Africa’s largest multilateral lender decided on the inquiry after several governments backed U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s criticism of a bank-led examination into the allegations, the

27 May 11:43 Africanews 6630243979435756188.html
After fact check by Twitter, Trump threatens social media

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

27 May 16:50 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836706224686.html
After Rajasthan, Are Locusts Heading To Delhi? Here's What We Know

Can locusts harm humans? How big are swarms? Your questions answered.

27 May 07:54 HUFFPOST 6665507018262310742.html
After surviving COVID-19, grandmother, 71, killed while protecting granddaughter from attack

Sheila Lucas was fatally shot and killed Saturday night in Southeast Washington while trying to protect her granddaughter during an attack.

27 May 08:30 Face2Face Africa 5878198131340860102.html
Airlines given $123 billion in state aid – IATA

While governments are coming to the rescue of embattled airlines, the International Air Transport Association points out that $67 billion of the $123 billion committed so far would have to be repaid

27 May 00:00 Rappler 1882105643682260102.html
Akinwumi Adesina has not stepped down as AfDB President – Oladokun

In the face of the call by the United States government for a fresh investigation into some allegations against the Akinwumi Adesina

27 May 18:59 Vanguard News 4125100339181744439.html
Algeria court rejects detained journalist's bail plea

A court in Algeria on Wednesday rejected a bail plea by a prominent journalist detained since late March, a prisoner support group said.

27 May 18:50 Digital Journal 4566489172418597330.html
All educational institutions still prohibited to open: MHA

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday night denied the reports which claimed that MHA has permission to all the states to open the schools. “No such decision has been taken by the MHA. All educati

27 May 04:40 BusinessLine 5283601797016199.html
Amberley tyre fire arson: Man 'snapped' and torched pile

A man who lived across the road from a giant, illegal pile of 400,000 old car tyres in Canterbury "snapped" and torched them, a court heard today.

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078579116225.html
Amnesty demands release of journalist who criticised Lai Mohammed

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Rights group, Amnesty International, has called on the Nigeria Police Force to immediately release broadcast journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, who has spent three weeks in cus...

27 May 10:13 Punch Newspapers 3524240994155197116.html
Amnesty: How children who escaped Boko Haram captivity are tortured in detention

Hundreds of children who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in the north-east are being tortured by the military, Amnesty International (AI) says in a report to commemorate Children’s Day on

27 May 07:24 TheCable 7513571674446536723.html
Amtrak set to cut up to 20% of workforce by October

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

27 May 02:27 MarketWatch 8975941548546565814.html
Anderson Cooper Unloads On Trump As U.S. Pandemic Death Toll Surpasses 100,000: ‘What A Little Man’

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

27 May 21:37 ET Canada 6735490620175262583.html
Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

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

27 May 20:30 Breitbart 3148363492230763991.html
Anti-Semitic crimes in Germany at highest level since 2001

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

27 May 14:42 UPI 8257973864065048788.html
Arrest made in connection with Saturday assault

The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries

27 May 18:47 KitchenerToday.com 52741009298457908.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

Tear gas — also known as CS gas — is considered a chemical weapon and is banned in warfare by most countries, including the US.

27 May 15:04 Yahoo 7097669638813085438.html
Assam flood situation worsens; 1 dead, nearly 3 lakh affected in 11 districts

India News: The flood situation in Assam worsened on Wednesday with one person losing his life and nearly three lakh people suffering in the deluge across 11 dist

27 May 17:33 The Times of India 6060938664559953369.html
At least 10,000 died in military detention in Nigeria – report

Amnesty International publishes study into detainees during Boko Haram insurgency

27 May 16:42 The Irish Times 8204772969245451077.html
Australia drops probe of journalist over use of classified documents

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police have dropped their investigation of a News Corp journalist over the disclosure of a national security document in 2018, citing a lack of evidence.

27 May 06:21 Reuters 8334514180740774190.html
Australian police drop probe of reporter, whistleblower

Australian police on Wednesday dropped the investigation of a prominent journalist and government whistleblower over leaked government secrets, ending a case which sparked wide-ranging debate over press freedom in the country.

27 May 06:10 Digital Journal 4566489172552873835.html
Australian police drop probe of reporter, whistleblowera

Australian police on Wednesday dropped the investigation of a prominent journalist and government whistleblower over leaked government secrets, ending a case which sparked wide-ranging debate over press freedom in the country.

27 May 14:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103078274276.html
Be ready for our surprise visit: Gujarat High Court

Justice J B Pardiwala and Justice Ilesh Vora ask Civil to be ready for a ‘surprise visit’ by them ‘so all controversies are put to rest’; State govt asked to fo

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803882943921.html
Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during pandemic

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

27 May 01:19 CTVNews 2422791598537491836.html
Biden Knocks Trump for 'This Macho Stuff' in Shunning Masks 

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

27 May 18:01 VOA Zimbabwe 262570845783489441.html
Blowout At Oil India Well In Assam, Villagers Shifted To Safety

Residents near an oil well of Oil India Limited in Assam's Tinsukia district had to be evacuated after a "blowout" on Wednesday. The Baghjan 5 well in Upper Assam exploded in a fountain of crude oil after pressure control systems failed.

27 May 18:33 NDTV.com 5090057681673526148.html
Body of COVID-19 victim cremated in open in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi amid protest by locals

The body of a woman who died due to COVID-19 was cremated in the open on the banks of ­­­Suketi Khud in Mandi district, amidst protest by local residents who objected to it over fear of catching the

27 May 08:07 Deccan Herald 2027555797312555918.html
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week

Boeing Co is expected to announce U.S. job cuts this week after disclosing last month it planned to shed 10per cent of its worldwide workforce of ...

27 May 10:20 CNA 5644198862738552379.html
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week: union

Boeing Co is expected to announce U.S. job cuts this week after disclosing last month it planned to shed 10per cent of its worldwide workforce of ...

27 May 10:20 CNA 5644198864134545078.html
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as virus seizes travel industry

The layoffs are expected to be concentrated in the Seattle area, home to Boeing's commercial-airplanes business. The defense and space division is stable and will help blunt the impact of the decline in air travel and demand for passenger jets.

27 May 16:21 The Economic Times 7653256037600656973.html
Brain Freeze: Biden Misstates Dates of D-Day, Delaware Independence

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

27 May 21:54 Breitbart 3148363492665119917.html
Burger King debuts 'social distancing crowns' in Germany

Burger King wants its customers to enjoy eating their food safely - hence why they've come up with a smart idea: social distancing crowns.

27 May 15:25 ABC15 Arizona 911680910922406277.html
Cab, bus operators transporting migrants illegally

Multiple FIRs have been registered, says Gurugram Deputy Commissioner

27 May 04:43 The Hindu 6679535024491851698.html
Call to avert domino-effect collapse of energy retailers

The proposed emergency reform comes as some smaller electricity retailers are feared to be only a few weeks away from going under because of the impact of COVID-19 on their customers.

27 May 14:01 Australian Financial Review 3974284488146658229.html
Canada court decision could end ‘Huawei Princess’ extradition saga

OTTAWA, May 27 — A Canadian judge will deliver a key decision today on the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou that could set her free and help repair Canada-China relations. Four days of legal arguments in January focused on whether US charges against the “Huawei Princess” would...

27 May 06:50 Malaymail 302165934911949012.html
Canada court decision could end ‘Huawei Princess’ extradition saga

A Canadian judge will deliver a key decision Wednesday on the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou that could set her free and help repair Canada-China relations.

27 May 10:15 The Guardian 7580308504158441070.html
Canada court decision could end 'Huawei Princess' extradition saga

A Canadian judge will deliver a key decision Wednesday on the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou that could set her free and help repair Canada-China relations. Four days of legal arguments in January focused on whether US charges against the "Huawei Princess" would stand up in Canada

27 May 06:37 Yahoo 7097669636988003975.html
China is set to pass a draconian new law in Hong Kong that would effectively stifle all dissent. Here's what could happen to people in the city.

China wants to pass a new security law that could further punish protesters and intensify Chinese actions like tracking, torture, and detainment.

27 May 14:59 Business Insider 6060062400046700424.html
China is set to pass a draconian new law in Hong Kong that would effectively stifle all dissent. Here's what could happen to people in the city., Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - China wants to pass a new security law that could further punish protesters and intensify Chinese actions like tracking, torture, and detainment.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 14:59 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756277942152.html
China's Xi urges preparedness for military combat amid coronavirus epidemic

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

27 May 09:05 Dunya News 5863268917982900708.html
CMU failed to disclose bank accounts during AGD audit

Members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) were told yesterday that the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) did not furnish information on all the bank accounts it had during a special audit by the Pamela Monroe Ellis-led Auditor General’...

27 May 15:19 The Gleaner 1215260529019654184.html
Co Down father and son charged with offences arising from drugs raid handed suspended sentences

A Co Down father and son charged with offences arising from a drugs raid have been handed suspended sentences.

27 May 15:32 The Irish News 993065161900255.html
Coast guard to end search for 4th fisherman missing from accident that killed 3

Search and rescue operations to find a missing Newfoundland fisherman whose three crewmates perished at sea were to wind down at sunset Wednesday.

27 May 13:37 Atlantic 8060955781756652628.html
Coast guard to end search for 4th fisherman missing from accident that killed 3

ST. LAWRENCE, N.L. - Search and rescue operations to find a missing Newfoundland fisherman whose three crewmates perished at sea were to wind down at sunset

27 May 21:54 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244706685071.html
Coronavirus | Barred floors of city hospital to be used for patients

Supreme Court permits usage since Tamil Nadu government is in need of space

27 May 18:12 The Hindu 6679535025963779769.html
Coronavirus Has Now Killed 100,000 Americans

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

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531592592317.html
Coronavirus impact: Cement production to witness steepest fall ever of upto 30% in FY21

The slowdown in cement industry, which was already impacted by tepid economic activity, was compounded by the coronavirus-led lockdown instituted in March

27 May 15:07 Business Today 1145527431158025754.html
Coronavirus in California: Orange County Sheriff says his department won't enforce mask order

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

27 May 18:32 Fox News 7362823820473322807.html
Covid-19: Gujarat HC refuses to give state clean chit in its handling of hospital with 400 deaths

The judges said that they will make a surprise visit to the hospital to put an end to all controversies surrounding its functioning.

27 May 11:52 Scroll.in 8669301693991165018.html
Covid-19: ICMR removes Rs 4,500 price cap for tests, states free to fix cost now

The decision was taken due to availability of indigenous testing kits and other supplies in India now.

27 May 05:43 Scroll.in 8669301692921134729.html
Daily Guide: Undoing the restrictions a must

A country cannot remain in the lockdown or restriction mode indefinitely. At a certain point, the political leadership must make a decisive move to restore normalcy even while ensuring the safety of the citizenry in the face of an emergency.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494196031394.html
DeAndre Baker permitted to travel for Giants duties amid armed robbery charges

DeAndre Baker is now permitted to travel outside the state of Florida “for work purposes,” according to a circuit court ruling in Broward County. Baker, the Giants’ 22-year old cornerback,

27 May 18:22 New York Post 7654946769001703245.html
Delhi Police to file 15 chargesheets against 294 foreign nationals in Tablighi Jamaat case

Delhi Police will file 15 charge-sheets against 294 foreign nationals, in Saket court today, in connection with the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Markaz in Nizamuddin area, police officials said on Wednesday.

27 May 07:21 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192545892628.html
Delhi: 57-year-old IRS officer commits suicide

Eish Singhal, DCP (New Delhi) said, “ We received a call from the hospital authorities about the incident. Saxena used a bedsheet to hang himself. We also found a suicide note inside his bedroom... We are probing the matter."

27 May 09:06 The Indian Express 2885715104504411842.html
Deliveroo faces another legal action over an alleged unfair dismissal of deliver rider | ZDNet

The Australian food delivery rider had worked with Deliveroo for three years before his contract was terminated.

27 May 02:48 ZDNet 591556592654862007.html
Democrats' big-city dominance leaves GOP with few alternatives to move Trump convention

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

27 May 04:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333261960271.html
Detroit ex-mayor Kilpatrick won't be leaving prison early

DETROIT — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption, has been turned down for home confinement during the coronavirus pandemic and won’t be leaving prison early, the government said Tuesday.

27 May 03:49 680News 8014034334097874214.html
Detroit ex-mayor Kilpatrick won't be leaving prison early

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption, has been turned down for home confinement during the coronavirus pandemic and won't be leaving prison early, the government said Tuesday. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons said it “reviewed and denied

27 May 03:45 Yahoo 7097669637872182817.html
Donald Trump calls reporter who wore face mask to ask question 'politically correct'

Donald Trump has called a reporter who insisted on wearing a face mask while asking a question “politically correct” as his clash with Joe Biden over whether to wear one escalated. The US president denied he was mocking Mr Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, for wearing a mask at a recent

27 May 17:59 Yahoo 7097669638210210361.html
Donald Trump has built just THREE MILES of entirely new border wall where no barrier existed before, Department of Homeland Security reveals

President Trump has built just three miles of primary wall on the U.S.- Mexico border where no barrier existed before, a new report from Customs and Border Protection said.

27 May 15:39 Mail Online 124328111006684560.html
Ebonyi lawmaker’s brother found dead in car booth

A middle-aged man has been found dead in the booth of his car on the busy Abakaliki/Afikpo Expressway in Ebonyi State. The man ...

27 May 07:50 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900617344742.html
Effigies of government figure and businessman hung on Salford bridge below coronavirus protest banner slammed as ‘unacceptable’

'I am all for people making a political point, but in a democracy that has to be done in a way that respects the rights of others and the sanctity of life'

27 May 19:50 men 6694993429216789922.html
ENSF, WYH slam govt over sending returnees violating SOP

Accusing the state government of “discriminating” the returnees of Eastern Nagaland and forcefully despatching them to Tuensang violating all standard operating procedure (SOP) and protocols of COVID-19, the Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has cautioned that the state government would be held solely responsible in the event of outbreak of law and order and widespread infection.

27 May 11:12 Nagalandpost 3019528212885671842.html
Exiled ex-minister rubbishes Govt third force claim on abductions

Exiled former deputy higher education minister Godfrey Gandawa rubbished claims by the Government that there was a third force behind the abduction of three Movement for Democratic Change female members last week.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161368118082.html
FAAN: Air travellers should expect flight delays, increased fares

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says passengers should expect flight delays and increased fares when flight operations resume.

27 May 19:28 TheCable 7513571675375561159.html
Facebook Ran Multi-Year Charm Offensive to Woo State Prosecutors

Sheryl Sandberg’s schedule was packed as the Facebook Inc. chief operating officer arrived in Portland, Oregon, for a summer forum of state prosecutors who were meeting to talk shop and share ideas with one another.

27 May 08:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480121800356645.html
Fake Salesman Gets Decades of Prison Time for Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Had an Intellectual Disability

Benjamen Gilbert, 37, may well spend the rest of his life in prison unless he gets paroled. Gilbert was sentenced on Tuesday to 40 years behind bars after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman who had an intellectual disability.

27 May 15:35 Law & Crime 7990899038405781390.html
Family violence hubs rushed, poorly implemented: auditor

The state's auditor has slammed the roll-out of a key Andrews government reform in response to the 2016 royal commission into family violence.

27 May 10:43 Brisbane Times 2314609338824039851.html
Family violence hubs rushed, poorly implemented: auditor

The state's auditor has slammed the roll-out of a key Andrews government reform in response to the 2016 royal commission into family violence.

27 May 10:43 The Age 7967730561804967339.html
Flashback: How Twitter Began Labeling 'Misinformation'

Twitter recently added a "fact check" to President Trump's tweets relating to his concerns about mail-in voting fraud. Here is how Twitter made the decision to suddenly start fact-checking public figures on its platform.

27 May 20:14 Breitbart 3148363491374500171.html
Flood, COVID-19 double whammy in Assam: One death, 2.71 lakh affected in flood; 92 new COVID-19 cases in 24-hours

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

27 May 22:57 Deccan Herald 2027555797465876727.html
Former Florida K-9 deputy arrested for illegally buying, possessing Oxycodone

A former Hardee County Sheriff's Office sergeant ended up in jail for allegedly buying Oxycodone pills without a prescription.

27 May 12:44 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202048160408.html
Four Nigerians arrested for illegal entry and bribery

Personnel of Sogakope Inland Immigration Checkpoint of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have arrested three Nigerians for illegal entry into Ghana.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494794370533.html
France bans hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

May 27 (UPI) -- The French government on Wednesday barred the use of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19.

27 May 13:17 UPI 8257973865820755912.html
Free COVID-19 testing under PMJAY: NHA to empanel ICMR approved labs

COVID-19 has infected over 1.5 akh people in the country and led to unfortunate deaths of over 4000 people.

27 May 16:34 The Financial Express 1288289579953533028.html
Gambling craze invades Zimbabwe

Gambling has conventionally always been frowned upon as a social vice and vanity. Where it occurred, it was limited to the state lottery, horse betting, pink lo...

27 May 14:21 Bulawayo24 News 5565663539586664956.html
Gas leak tragedy: one more dies in hospital

P. Venkayamma (73) of Venkatapuram, who was affected by the styrene monomer vapour from the LG Polymers plant, died while undergoing treatment at the King George Hospital (KGH) on Tuesday night.While

27 May 17:42 The Hindu 6679535024744398834.html
Gayle King visibly shaken on-air as she says it's 'open season' on black men

The journalist discussed the Amy Cooper Central Park incident and the death of George Floyd.

27 May 09:04 Metro 970161749002547275.html
George Floyd: Charge policemen with murder – Family of black man killed in US

The family of George Floyd, a black man who died while a police officer pinned his neck with a knee, wants the four Minneapolis police officers involved charged with murder. According to CNN, th...

27 May 17:51 Punch Newspapers 3524240994941457814.html
Girl, 13, beheaded in her sleep with a sickle by her father in Iran ‘honour killing’ after she hoped to marry older man

A TEENAGE girl was reportedly brutally beheaded by her own father in an “honour killing”. Romina Ashrafi, 13, was killed by her dad after eloping with a 35-year-old man in Hovigh, Tales…

27 May 14:40 The Sun 7379604593126923031.html
Glasgow Christmas Eve rapist told 80-year-old woman she was ‘like his granny’ as he faces potential life sentence

A JUDGE may impose a life sentence on a man who smashed his way into an 80-year-old woman’s home and raped her. John Laming, 32, struck on Christmas Eve 2019 at a house in Rutherglen just 12 …

27 May 17:55 The Scottish Sun 6609127673912616236.html
Goldman Sachs on target to meet medium,long-term growth goals: executive

Goldman Sachs Group Inc President and Chief Operating Officer John Waldron said Wednesday that the bank remains on track to achieve its medium ...

27 May 22:25 CNA 5644198863265752858.html
Government furlough scheme now covers 8.4 million workers

At least 8.4 million workers are now covered by the government's furlough scheme, up from eight million a week earlier, the Treasury has confirmed. It comes as one million UK businesses have claimed £15 billion from the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to cover workers' wages.

27 May 11:44 ITV News 2184971257811829970.html
Government tracks package rollout to gauge impact on ground

Officials said the focus is on implementation of the measures announced in the package before any fresh ones are undertaken. "Focus, right now, is to implement the various elements of the package... A number of them need cabinet approval. So, the process has been set in motion," said one of the officials.

27 May 18:37 The Economic Times 7653256036709054142.html
Govt steps up locust control operations; drones to be deployed soon

The government has stepped up efforts to control spread of swarms of locust, a crop damaging migratory pests, in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh, and plans to soon deploy drones for

27 May 23:09 Deccan Herald 2027555796452264918.html
Grassley: White House 'failed to address' if there was a 'good reason' for IG firings

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said Tuesday that the White House "failed to address" if President Trump had a "good reason" to fire top watchdogs for the State Department and the intelligence community.

27 May 01:40 TheHill 355432918110125174.html
Heroin addict broke into house and stole haul of items while woman was home alone

A judge told heroin addict Michael Parker he had an 'appalling record' of offending and breaching court orders

27 May 19:02 Wales Online 7686550515918015684.html
HK leader maintains new security laws won't hurt rights, freedoms

HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said yesterday that Beijing's proposed national security laws would not trample on the city's rights and freedoms and called on citizens to wait to see the details of the legislation. Mrs Lam added her voice to an unprecedented barrage...

27 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039561695094779.html
Hong Kong crisis: at least 360 arrested as China protests grow

Riot police flood city as pro-democracy groups protest against law criminalising ‘ridicule’ of Chinese anthem

27 May 15:30 the Guardian 1491978795362207376.html
Hong Kong legislature surrounded by riot police ahead of expected protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of riot police took up posts around Hong Kong’s legislature overnight, as protests were expected on Wednesday over a bill criminalising disrespect of China’s national anthem and against plans by Beijing to impose national security laws.

27 May 03:36 Reuters 8334514180027697616.html
Huawei CFO to find out if her fraud case will proceed

Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei's founder, at Vancouver's airport in late 2018. The U.S. wants her extradited to face fraud charges. Her arrest infuriated Beijing, which sees her case as a political move designed to prevent China's rise.

27 May 04:13 The Economic Times 7653256038193916964.html
ICAI aims for transparency in Covid-era accounting

India Business News: Will the company be able to continue its operations? Or to paraphrase in accounting terminology — will it be a going concern? In the pre-pandemic era,

27 May 22:30 The Times of India 6060938663120099606.html
Import of PMDs, e-bikes will require LTA approval

Open spaces such as courtyards and plazas will be designated as public paths later this year, enabling the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to take enforcement action against errant cyclists and personal mobility device (PMD) users in such areas. And LTA's approval will be...

27 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039562001117530.html
India to maintain its position along the LAC with China, decides to deploy more troops

In at least four locations the soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have transgressed by about 3 km into Indian areas.

27 May 00:11 The Financial Express 1288289579549400045.html
India: CBSE students can give exams in home states

They will be permitted to write exams in the district where they currently are: Minister

27 May 18:20 Gulf News 2086521543722779509.html
Indore: Doctors fear coronavirus, only 20 per cent clinics open in city

Due to the less number of clinics being operated currently, people have to travel more in the city during lockdown to reach clinics.

27 May 16:22 Free Press Journal 9080771788399146104.html
Industrial land ready in Maharashtra for business operations: Subash Desai

The Maharashtra government has kept ready 40,000 acres of industrial land along with all amenities, including road connectivity, for companies to come in and start their business operations, State In

27 May 04:48 BusinessLine 5283600446093696.html
Iran changes tack in Iraqi politics after mastermind's assassination

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two diplomats are quietly leading Iran’s push to influence politics in Iraq, in a departure from the more blunt enforcement employed by Qassem Soleimani, a top commander slain in a U.S. air strike.

27 May 15:20 Reuters 8334514181274421125.html
Iran changes tack in Iraqi politics after Soleimani assassination

Two diplomats are quietly leading Iran's push to influence politics in Iraq, in a departure from the more blunt enforcement employed by Qassem ...

27 May 23:31 CNA 5644198863304371997.html
Iranian girl, 13, beheaded by father in ‘honor killing’ as she slept

Romina Ashrafi was killed Thursday by her father, Reza Ashrafi, as punishment for running away with a 34-year-old man from her hometown of Talesh.

27 May 16:08 New York Post 7654946768328227205.html
It is the public’s civic duty to make mass contact tracing works, Hancock says

By tracking infected people and isolating their contacts, the national lockdown could be replaced with individual isolation, Matt Hancock said.

27 May 18:25 Express & Star 7324224459034492783.html
Jhansi on alert against locusts, fire brigade ready to spray insecticide

A swarm had earlier attacked some parts of Jhansi district ion May 22 and 24 but an already alert administration, with the help of local people, eliminated over a half of it.

27 May 18:14 The Financial Express 1288289580542416994.html
Judge who told woman to ‘close your legs’ to prevent assault is removed from bench

A New Jersey judge who said closing your legs could prevent sexual assault has been barred from presiding over a courtroom and dismissed from the State Supreme Court bench.The unanimous decision on Tuesday cited “repeated and serious acts of misconduct” by state superior court judge John Russo Jr.

27 May 10:00 Yahoo 7097669637499059198.html
Karnataka HC issues SOP for partially resuming courts

The High Court of Karnataka has issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the High Court and the district courts for resuming partial functioning of the courts across the State from June 1.While t

27 May 17:32 The Hindu 6679535024511805241.html
KDF Soldier & Police Officer Feared Dead After Friendly Fire at Midnight

The police officer was allegedly returning from a visit to a female friend at 2.15 a.m. when he spotted 

27 May 12:38 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153768071249.html
Kenya Airways takeover law to be out by August

Assembly team says it is on course to deliver legal framework.

27 May 06:00 Daily Nation 7421817125863826458.html
KNUT Boss Sossion Piles Pressure On Magoha To Postpone KCSE, KCPE Exams To 2021

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion now wants the Ministry of Education to consider postponing national exams to next year over the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pa

27 May 12:05 KahawaTungu 3304128541676061985.html
Labour reforms: Centre to tell states not to rewrite laws

As reported by FE earlier, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat proposed/issued orders, suspending key provisions of labour laws.

27 May 22:43 The Financial Express 1288289579536353438.html
Lagarde: It’s even worse than we thought

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

27 May 09:38 POLITICO 2584151345739671650.html
Lawsuit seeking billions in damages filed against EasyJet

British law firm PGMBM announced Tuesday it filed a lawsuit against EasyJet in connection with a breach that exposed data on aprroximately 9 million people.

27 May 14:28 CyberScoop 4040234470623205403.html
Learn about places that do not allow entry without wearing mask

Whoever violates these decisions shall be punished with a fine not exceeding LE 4,000, or a penalty of detention.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898629570881.html
Local bodies ready to pay expense

Amid the controversy over charging money from returning expatriates for quarantine facilities, two local bodies ruled by the United Democratic Front in Kozhikode district have written to the governmen

27 May 18:17 The Hindu 6679535025381842029.html
Locust Alert In UP After Swarms Move Through Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

At least 10 Uttar Pradesh districts were on alert Tuesday after swarms of locusts were spotted in Mahoba and Jhansi districts, moving into the state after attacking crops in neighbouring Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

27 May 02:58 NDTV.com 5090057682372919370.html
Locusts swarm UP and Maharashtra, high alert in Punjab; Government to deploy drones

About 21 districts in Rajasthan, 18 districts in Madhya Pradesh, 2 districts in Gujarat and 1 district in Punjab have undertaken locust control measures till now, the agriculture ministry said.

27 May 21:37 The New Indian Express 4718288653798171877.html
Locusts swarm UP and Maharashtra; Govt steps up control operations, drones to be deployed soon

About 21 districts in Rajasthan, 18 districts in Madhya Pradesh, 2 districts in Gujarat and 1 district in Punjab have undertaken locust control measures till now, the ministry said in a statement. It has been controlled in 47,308 hectare areas so far in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh, it said.

27 May 16:55 Oneindia 2023829371036395033.html
Looting erupts during Minneapolis protests over black man's killing by white police officer

Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely circulated video growing limp and lifeless as a white officer knelt on his neck. The video, taken by…

27 May 21:19 Japan Today 8582716287381303995.html
Lori Loughlin’s Sentencing Date Has Been Set After She Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

Even though they have already pleaded guilty and reached a deal with prosecutors in the Varsity Blues College Admissions case, Lori Loughlin and her

27 May 18:39 Celebrity Insider 265863477102194029.html
Make it CM residence-cum-office, use a portion for memorial: Madras High Court on Jayalalithaa’s Chennai residence

The high court also stated that Deepa and Deepak Jayakumar are legal heirs to the property.

27 May 08:00 DNA India 7533428661366179775.html
Man allegedly kills 8-year-old daughter, buries her secretly

A 39-year-old man identified as Jackson Mbabazi has been arrested by police in Kagadi, Uganda for allegedly killing his 8-year-old daughter and burying her secretly. The suspect, a resident of Kinyasi, Nyamwezi Parish, Mabira Sub County,

27 May 06:54 LailasNews.com 2090029850197100206.html
Man Arrested Following Firearms Incident, Kawerau

A man has been taken into custody following a firearms incident in Kawerau.

27 May 14:55 SCOOP 5315658998400415867.html
Man beaten with bat at flat in Newtownabbey

A man has been beaten with a wooden bat at a flat in the Whitewell Road area of Newtownabbey.

27 May 20:26 The Irish News 993066948600045.html
Man, 25, arrested and charged after teenage girl ‘raped’ near Bothwell Castle

A MAN has been arrested and charged after a teenage girl was allegedly raped in Lanarkshire woodlands. Cops were called in following a report of an alleged sex attack near Bothwell Castle last Wedn…

27 May 06:39 The Scottish Sun 6609127674219561937.html
Man, 90, critically hurt in stabbing at Las Vegas Valley senior home

A 90-year-old man who police say was stabbed Tuesday night by his 86-year-old wife at an assisted living home in the Las Vegas Valley was critically injured in the attack.

27 May 18:06 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837443728063.html
Marco Rubio says FISA law must be fixed to prevent 'abuses' like FBI's Russia probe

With the debate about amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act underway, Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that instead of changes to the process, lawmakers should focus on ways to prevent it from being abused.

27 May 16:43 Fox News 7362823820459897186.html
Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

The mayor of Minneapolis called for charges to be filed against the white police officer who pressed his knee into the neck of a black man during an arrest, even after the man stopped moving.

27 May 20:20 ABC15 Arizona 911680909871221552.html
Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

The mayor of Minneapolis called for charges to be filed against the white police officer who pressed his knee into the neck of a black man during an arrest, even after the man stopped moving.

27 May 20:20 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202054036272.html
Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

The mayor of Minneapolis called for charges to be filed against the white police officer who pressed his knee into the neck of a black man during an arrest, even after the man stopped moving.

27 May 15:20 Fox 4 8372747776922028848.html
MCA man’s criticism of Santiago unwarranted

THE Association for Community and Dialogue is puzzled by MCA central committee member Chew Kok Woh’s criticism of DAP MP Charles Santiago for being a signatory, together with 200 parliamentarians and policymakers from 23 countries, to a memorandum criticising China for proposing national security laws in Hong Kong.

27 May 15:11 The Malaysian Insight 3531883211102668429.html
Meet the "Medicine Man" of Pune police

In an extraordinary humanitarian gesture during the lockdown period, which has crippled supplies of goods and services across the country, an officer from the Pune police rose to the occasion to deliver life saving medicines to two special children of a Solapur resident.

27 May 15:42 Pune Mirror 6353030399381201541.html
Mike Ashley fails in bid to trigger investigation into struggling Debenhams

Lawyers representing Mr Ashley’s Frasers Group, which owns nearly a third of Debenhams’ shares, asked a judge to appoint a ‘provisional liquidator’

27 May 17:58 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774569265270.html
Mike Ashley fails in bid to trigger investigation into struggling Debenhams

Lawyers representing Mr Ashley’s Frasers Group, which owns nearly a third of Debenhams’ shares, asked a judge to appoint a ‘provisional liquidator’

27 May 17:56 Shropshire Star 3480199992487684214.html
Mike Ashley fails in bid to trigger investigation into struggling Debenhams

Lawyers representing Mr Ashley’s Frasers Group, which owns nearly a third of Debenhams’ shares, asked a judge to appoint a ‘provisional liquidator’

27 May 17:57 Express & Star 7324224460033861750.html
MLB salary proposal: Explaining the controversial pay cuts owners want players to accept

As MLB tries to figure out a return to action, owners are asking a lot of players.

27 May 00:09 Sporting News 5110653853047979264.html
Modi govt denying people benefit of low oil prices; no other nation doing so: Moily

When nations around the world have passed on the benefit of plunging oil prices to consumers, the Modi government has irrationally kept petrol and diesel prices at levels prevalent when crude prices had touched an all-time high of USD 107 few years back, former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily said Tuesday.

27 May 02:19 Free Press Journal 9080771787869178578.html
More people are dying in American prisons – here’s how they face the end of their lives

In the 10 years leading up to 2016, the rate of prisoner mortality rose by 15%. End-of-life options can be limited for inmates.

27 May 12:23 The Conversation 6012421226903677406.html
Mumbai finally restored to home delivery of liquor

One in two orders placed for home deliveries of alcohol in Maharashtra came from Mumbai this week.

27 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959144239686350.html
NC mother charged in death of 4-year-old who tested positive for cocaine at birth

Rocky Hill police said an investigation into the death of a 4-year-old child in North Carolina Tuesday morning led to the arrest of the child's mother and her boyfriend.

27 May 19:12 WVLT 4089046910296243825.html
NDMA activates hotline for registering complaints on locust attacks

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to facilitate complaints related to locusts, the National Disaster Management Authority(NDMA) has activated a hotline 051-111-222-999 for registering and resolving issues pertainin

27 May 16:34 Pakistan Today 6621510369553324198.html
Netanyahu's attorneys: Investigate police who threatened PM - Inside Israel

Attorneys for PM file complaint after anonymous police officials say Netanyahu will not receive favored treatment in future invetigation.

27 May 17:54 Israel National News 5374683669692263761.html
Netflix: Behind The Account Culling

On May 21, 2020, Netflix announced they would be culling accounts dormant for over a year. The company indicated they didn't want people to pay for a service th

27 May 15:37 Seeking Alpha 5725634557682046728.html
Nevada joins lawsuit over fuel efficiency

Nevada and a coalition of nearly two dozen other states Wednesday sued the Trump administration over a federal rule that rolls back vehicle emissions standards.

27 May 22:46 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836608120666.html
Nevada Supreme Court says judge retaliated at sentencing

The Nevada Supreme Court has decided that a Clark County judge went too far when he sentenced a defendant in a robbery case to life in prison without parole.

27 May 22:54 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648835955175513.html
New Jeffrey Epstein doc should finally lead to a reckoning with Bill Clinton

Will this finally be a reckoning with Bill Clinton? Of all the scandals Bill has survived, his longtime association with a known pedophile — and an alleged affair with that pedophile’s right-hand

27 May 21:29 New York Post 7654946767530396872.html
New Jersey judge who told rape victim to ‘close your legs’ loses job

TRENTON, NJ — A judge who suggested that a woman seeking a restraining order could “close your legs” to prevent a sexual assault was removed from the bench Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme

27 May 17:56 New York Post 7654946767734110905.html
Nigerians lucky to have President like Buhari – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, has said that Nigerians are lucky to have a leader like the president. He made the statement while dismissing attempts to pitch him

27 May 07:14 LailasNews.com 2090029849867982292.html
Nizamuddin Markaz case: Delhi Police to file 15 chargesheets against 294 foreigners who attended Tablighi Jamaat meet

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

27 May 10:17 Firstpost 4760741712342942803.html
No bar on labour movement: UP ministers, officials

Ministers and government officials in UP clarified that Adityanaths statement calling for “permission by states to employ manpower from UP” was just an “expression of his concern” and that the state did not intend to restrict movement of workers.

27 May 05:41 The Economic Times 7653256038319724403.html
No let up in disinformation campaign on J&K: Lone

National Conference MP from Baramulla, Muhammad Akbar Lone on Tuesday criticized the statement of Union Minister of state, Jitendra Singh on new domicile

27 May 03:30 Greater Kashmir 4662909092017632518.html
Not a scam: Watch for stimulus debit cards in the mail

The Treasury Department has mailed nearly 4 million economic impact payments to Americans via a prepaid debit card.

27 May 12:53 Fox 4 8372747777601242148.html
NUM: Some mining companies not protecting workers from COVID-19

The union said miners were still forced to work in close proximity because their jobs made it difficult to follow social distancing.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107407012917.html
NYC investigating Central Park dog dispute involving white woman and black birdwatcher

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

27 May 14:19 ABC7 New York 7327811148394225574.html
Ofankor murder: Suspect's pumped guns were licensed over 12 years ago - Police

The Accra Regional Police command has clarified issues surrounding the ownership of some two pump guns by the suspect involved in the murder of his tenant at Ofankor.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495430118861.html
Officers may jump to Surrey

The Vancouver Police Department is concerned about the “impending threat” of losing many of its officers and staff to the new Surrey municipal force, according to a member of the Vancouver Police Board.

27 May 15:34 Castanet 616068602790207944.html
Otago dairy farming company fined $270,000 after worker suffers spinal injury

It was also ordered to pay the worker more than $45,000.

27 May 05:41 Newshub 2131266985400970257.html
Ottawa man who sexually assaulted two women sentenced to more than 5 years in prison

An Ottawa man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for sexually assaulting two women, but it's unclear when he'll be put behind bars due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 19:07 CP24 1887544295660372396.html
PA blasts prayer restrictions in Cave of the Patriarchs - Middle East

PA accuses Israel of violating freedom of worship following restrictive measures decided upon in the Cave of the Patriarchs.

27 May 03:29 Israel National News 5374683669770333426.html
PD: Bicyclist hit, killed near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road

Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a bicyclist in Phoenix.

27 May 12:09 ABC15 Arizona 911680910323643854.html
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far

Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far

27 May 20:33 interest.co.nz 6454226277319910987.html
Police arrest dismissed soldier, another for 'smuggling' 1,200kgs of Marijuana - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics

The Police in Lagos on Wednesday arrested a dismissed soldier identified as Okoliko Andrew and one Idowu Adebayo for allegedly smuggling

27 May 17:48 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900564571938.html
Police dig at family's house in hunt for 'murdered' boy believed to be buried

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said they resumed the search for 'Baby Joe' Clyde Daniels on Tuesday

27 May 20:00 Metro 970161748716322749.html
Police rescue abducted siblings in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi has rescued two siblings, aged five and 10, who were abducted from their home in Abakaliki at gunpoint...

27 May 09:20 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901979528104.html
Police swarm HK ahead of flashpoint anthem debate

HONG KONG, May 27, 2020 (AFP) - Hong Kong riot police ringed the city's legislature on Wednesday to stifle protests ahead of a debate over a law that bans insulting China's national anthem, the la

27 May 09:49 Journal Online 6375127393127987262.html
Police swarm Hong Kong ahead of flashpoint anthem debate

Hong Kong riot police ringed the city's legislature on Wednesday to stifle any protests ahead of a debate over a law that bans insulting China's national anthem, the latest measure activists say is chipping away at free speech in the finance hub.

27 May 11:00 manilastandard.net 4715274785435442772.html
Police want to trace this man after bag snatch at Yardley bus stop

West Midlands Police has issued an appeal to trace the man following the incident which took place on May 5, at 1.20pm

27 May 17:14 birminghammail 8288260686128372850.html
Police welcome doctors with roses in Kashmir

This comes a day after doctors held protests against harassment at the hands of policemen during lockdown

27 May 22:18 The Hindu 6679535025867322906.html
Policeman among 25 motorcyclists compounded for violating CMCO, says Sarawak deputy police chief

KUCHING, May 27 — A policeman was among 25 motorcyclists from Kota Samarahan who were compounded for violating the conditional movement control order (CMCO) in Simunjan yesterday afternoon, state deputy police chief Commissioner Datuk Dev Kumar said today. He said the group of motorcyclists was...

27 May 05:47 Malaymail 302165934682774975.html
Pompeo: China has taken Hong Kong’s autonomy away

‘No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China, given facts on the ground,’ said the US secretary of state.

27 May 16:53 POLITICO 2584151346545928223.html
Poor parking delays firefighters on way to Chasewater blaze

Firefighters have hit out at delays caused by "inconsiderate parking" after they were called to a grass fire at a popular park.

27 May 19:55 Express & Star 7324224459169912361.html
Probe into complaints by patients ordered

Deputy Commissioner S.B. Bommanahalli has ordered an inquiry into complaints by some persons isolated in the district designated COVID-19 hospital and other quarantine centres. The primary complaint w

27 May 17:28 The Hindu 6679535025997712344.html
Proposed Bill Would Ban Microtargeting of Political Advertisements

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Internet-based advertising has been a boon for both political campaigns and disinformation campaigns, which love to take advantage of the ability to slice and dice the electorate into incredibly tiny and carefully targeted segments for their mes...

27 May 06:50 politics.slashdot.org 8920919027796098252.html
Public telling police ‘If it’s OK for Cummings, it’s OK for us’ – commissioner

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said force intelligence reports show ‘push-back’ from the public.

27 May 14:30 Shropshire Star 3480199992613087380.html
Public telling police ‘If it’s OK for Cummings, it’s OK for us’ – commissioner

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said force intelligence reports show ‘push-back’ from the public.

27 May 14:30 Express & Star 7324224460159264916.html
Qatar tracing app flaw exposed 1M users' data – Amnesty International

Data exposed in the flaw includes users' ID numbers, location and infection status, vulnerable to hackers

27 May 03:56 Rappler 1882105642828056495.html
Queensland's seventh COVID-19 victim identified

Nathan Turner, 30, was found unresponsive by his partner about 4.30pm on Tuesday. Paramedics declared him dead at the scene.

27 May 09:12 Brisbane Times 2314609339084502079.html
Queensland's seventh COVID-19 victim identified

Nathan Turner, 30, was found unresponsive by his partner about 4.30pm on Tuesday. Paramedics declared him dead at the scene.

27 May 09:12 The Age 7967730562065429567.html
Radical steps for protection of migrant labour; best way to push demand and employment opportunities

Our capitalist-feudal system views labour as a factor of production and not human beings.

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788805141835.html
RCMP looking for witnesses after truck owner hit with bear spray

Comox Valley RCMP are looking for witnesses to an assault in Courtenay involving what appears to be bear spray.The incident began when the victim noticed a man inside his truck about 8:30 p.m. . . .

27 May 15:23 Times Colonist 7617512061229030333.html
Report: US demanding Israel drop claims to areas beyond sovereignty plan - Inside Israel

Israeli officials say US is pushing Israel to accept sovereignty plan as final border, drop claims to rest of Judea & Samaria

27 May 13:52 Israel National News 5374683669376210160.html
Reports: Players balk at MLB's pay-cut proposal

Major League Baseball presented its players union with a revised economic plan for the yet-to-start 2020 season on Tuesday, proposing a sliding-scale of pay cuts, with the top-paid stars due to take the biggest hits.

27 May 00:11 National Post 4816958590421645194.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975446319850.html
Rochdale council boss says 'big questions' remain over track and trace plans

Chief executive Steve Rumbelow has concerns over how local and national government systems will link up

27 May 14:55 men 6694993429238192838.html
Rouhani urges Iran lawmakers to ‘cooperate’ as parliament opens

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged lawmakers to "cooperate" with his government in a speech Wednesday during the inaugural session of the new parliament following a February election swept by conservatives.

27 May 15:45 The Guardian 7580308503933545105.html
Rubio warns Twitter after it puts fact-check label on Trump tweet

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

27 May 01:39 Washington Examiner 4625792333642657726.html
Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga denounces charges as "lies"

"I have not killed any Tutsis. I was working with them," Felicien Kabuga to a French court.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830882560572.html
Salford student Aya Hachem was shot dead following 'business dispute between rival tyre firms', court hears

The 19-year-old was an innocent passer-by in a drive-by shooting

27 May 18:24 men 6694993429546583404.html
Saluting corona warriors: Cops offer roses to doctors, other frontline workers in Srinagar

After facing criticism for allegedly harassing doctors and medical workers over the past few days, cops on Wednesday offered roses to the doctors as a

27 May 12:03 Greater Kashmir 4662909092444385929.html
SANDF inquiry clears soldiers accused of killing Collins Khosa

The SANDF inquiry report said that the altercation was not what caused his death when taking into account the postmortem report.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107645915326.html
SANDF probe clears soldiers of killing Collins Khosa, saying he was only 'pushed and clapped'

An SA National Defence Force inquiry has found soldiers, who are accused of killing Alexandra resident Collins Khosa, cannot be held liable for this death as there is no link between the injuries he sustained due to their actions and him dying.

27 May 17:46 News24 3752801377076095439.html
Saunders: Trump can’t have it both ways on states’ rights

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

27 May 08:30 HeraldNet 3867135409078381381.html
School reopening: FG considers morning, afternoon classes

Kayode Oyero The Federal Government says it is thinking of sectionalising classes for primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions in the country ahead of school reopening amid the coronavirus ...

27 May 16:32 Punch Newspapers 3524240995980512851.html
Seattle officials feud over the future of tent encampments during coronavirus pandemic

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

27 May 20:22 The Seattle Times 9121942837167492737.html
Seven dead in auto crash in Kwara - The Nation Nigeria

No fewer than seven persons on Wednesday died an auto accident in Kwara state.The accident happened at Lumoh village along the Olooru/Bode

27 May 17:53 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901625821298.html
Shots fired at van in 'targeted attack' after Balsall Heath crash

Wrecked Citroen was inside police cordon as officers sealed off the scene, near the junction of Mary Street and Basall Heath Road

27 May 11:46 birminghammail 8288260685151946136.html
'Some things were out of bounds': Fire chiefs 'gagged' on climate change warnings to government, inquiry told

Former fire chief Greg Mullins says climate change is causing "unprecedented" bushfires.

27 May 04:46 Brisbane Times 2314609339406092647.html
'Some things were out of bounds': Fire chiefs 'gagged' on climate change warnings to government, inquiry told

Former fire chief Greg Mullins says climate change is causing "unprecedented" bushfires.

27 May 04:46 WAtoday 6806590899852282215.html
'Some things were out of bounds': Fire chiefs 'gagged' on climate change warnings to government, inquiry told

Former fire chief Greg Mullins says climate change is causing "unprecedented" bushfires.

27 May 04:46 The Age 7967730562387020135.html
Srinagar admin forms committee to ensure smooth movement of essential services during lockdown

The Srinagar district administration has constituted a committee to prevent occurrence of issues and ensure quick redressal of concerns surrounding

27 May 21:29 Greater Kashmir 4662909092592549989.html
'Suicides, snakebites, electrocution': Chhattisgarh lists reasons for Covid-19 patients' death

The state, which sees spurt in cases for the last 5 days, says it has 'zero Covid-19 casualty'.

27 May 16:27 The New Indian Express 4718288654677542945.html
Suspected drugs, cash and Taser seized by police officers in south Bristol

Officers executed warrants at properties in the St Anne’s and Hartcliffe areas

27 May 19:28 BristolLive 4740742017353702355.html
Swiss companies must help pay rent for employees working from home: court

The court made the ruling in a case brought by an employee of an accounting firm, who claimed his company was responsible for part of his rent while he was forced to work from home, Swissinfo

27 May 16:42 New York Post 7654946768467546487.html
Teen got friend to hit him with a frying pan to make car theft look real

Alex Hobbs flipped his Ford Fiesta but made a false report to police, claiming he had been assaulted and had his car stolen.

27 May 15:05 Metro 970161748388944301.html
The government has no right to determine what goods, services or venues are essential

Some of us are willing to take chances and even do

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441512821420.html
The investigation into Gabrielle Union’s AGT exit did not find 'racial bias'

The actress just spoke out about the issue.

27 May 15:54 Metro 970161747415272562.html
The spread of America's self-inflicted debt crisis

The COVID-19 shutdown has left the country on the cusp of a self-inflicted economic collapse not seen since the Great Depression.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441878097398.html
Trump accuses Twitter of ‘interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election’ after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

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

27 May 00:13 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882508579320.html
Trump accuses Twitter of ‘interfering’ in presidential election after fact check

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

27 May 00:32 New York Post 7654946768375867794.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

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

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

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

27 May 00:13 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755924148728.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'stifling' free speech after fact check

President Trump on Tuesday evening accused Twitter of “stifling FREE SPEECH” and interfering in the 2020 election by fact-checking one of his tweets on the issue of voting by mail.

27 May 00:03 TheHill 355432919328975715.html
Trump Calls On House Republicans to Vote Against FISA Renewal Bill

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

27 May 04:01 Sputniknews 967333868090973428.html
Trump expected to sign social media executive order

US President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order.

27 May 22:42 RTE.ie 7595237278420089606.html
Trump hints at action against China over Hong Kong security law

US President Donald Trump has indicated that the United States was working on a strong response to China's planned national security legislation for Hong Kong, which would be announced before the end of the week.

27 May 02:24 Aljazeera 6642629763442463109.html
Trump is ‘displeased’ with China’s new security law for Hong Kong

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

27 May 03:52 BusinessLine 5283601323355535.html
Trump on Afghanistan: Bring Back Troops, But Closely Watch

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday repeated that he wanted to bring American troops back from Afghanistan, saying the US is acting as a police force and it is time for Afghans to police

27 May 14:03 TOLO news 5578851438221320393.html
Trump on Afghanistan: Bring Back Troops, But Closely Watch

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday repeated that he wanted to bring American troops back from Afghanistan, saying the US is acting as a police force and it is time for Afghans to police

27 May 14:03 TOLO news 5578851437653869623.html
Trump pushes a conspiracy theory and falsely accuses a TV host of murder | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 02:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388414917432.html
Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

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

27 May 08:31 Malaymail 302165934740045033.html
Trump says Justice Dept. probing death of unarmed black man in Minneapolis

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

27 May 23:02 Reuters 8334514181372153758.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

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

27 May 12:44 WVLT 4089046910566474612.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

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

27 May 07:44 KNOE 8 News 9048639191368934260.html
Trump Threatens to Regulate, Close Down Twitter Amid Spat Over Flagged Tweets

The president accused the social media giant of “completely stifling FREE speech” late Tuesday, warning that he would not allow this to continue after the microblogging...

27 May 12:02 Sputniknews 967333867605942096.html
Trump to announce Hong Kong response this week

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

27 May 15:16 Bdnews24 8119004129188034711.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media amid Twitter furor

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

27 May 23:47 POLITICO 2584151345946899325.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media Thursday

President Trump is set to sign an executive order "pertaining to social media" on Thursday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday.She did not offer any further details.

27 May 23:56 TheHill 355432918272473925.html
Trump urges House Republicans to reject FISA renewal bill

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

27 May 01:06 MarketWatch 8975941549142708468.html
Trump vows to veto House FISA bill

President Trump promised to veto the FISA bill currently on the House floor.

27 May 23:35 Washington Examiner 4625792332662575211.html
Trump, Biden take on each other over the issue of wearing face mask

US President Trump has been refusing to appear in public wearing a face mask even as his country accounts for the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in the world.

27 May 17:45 Hindustan Times 696565559108263826.html
Trump’s Press Secretary Has Solely Voted By Mail Since 2010, Report Says, Despite Claims Of Fraud Risks

Kayleigh McEnany has defended President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims that mail-in voting leads to election fraud.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531794681195.html
Twenty-six held over migrant lorry tragedy in Britain

Police in Belgium and France have arrested 26 suspected people smugglers over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a refrigerated truck in Britain last year.

27 May 19:20 Digital Journal 4566489171366525075.html
Twitter Fact-checker Claimed Trump Admin Are 'ACTUAL NAZIS'; Mocked 'Fly Over' States

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

27 May 05:23 Breitbart 3148363492608187743.html
Two arrested after disabled man in wheelchair robbed at ATM

Two men have now been arrested over the alleged heartless robbery of a wheelchair-bound man at an ATM in Sydney’s CBD. The 42-year-old man, who suffers from spastic diplegia (paraplegia) cerebral…

27 May 01:07 myGC.com.au 214966662719616436.html
Two murders reported from city over 12 hrs

Eight, including four minors, arrested for killing an entrepreneur; in the second case, accused is unknown

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400768804239.html
Tyre fire arson: Man 'snapped' and torched pile

A man who lived across the road from a giant, illegal pile of 400,000 old car tyres in Canterbury "snapped" and torched them, a court heard today.

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079184355079.html
UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia’s father recently arrested for groping teen girl

The father of the University of Connecticut student wanted in two murders was arrested last month for allegedly groping an underage teen girl he supplied booze to, a report said. The alleged incident

27 May 02:39 New York Post 7654946768354291397.html
UK coronavirus death toll increases by 412, bringing the total to 37,460

A further 412 people in the UK have died after testing positive for coronavirus, according to the latest figures from the Department of Health. The latest reported deaths from hospitals, care homes and the wider community, brings the UK death toll to 37,460. In the 24-hour period up to 9am on Wednesday, 117,013 Covid-19 tests were carried out or dispatched.

27 May 15:38 ITV News 2184971257097116599.html
Ukraine's FM Kuleba plans to visit Hungary in late May

Relations between the two countries slid to a chill after the Ukrainian parliament in 2017 passed a new education law, which Hungary says treads on minority rights – the claim Ukraine has been steadily refuting.

27 May 13:20 UNIAN 6863008971889326985.html
UK's Johnson suffers sharp poll fall after Cummings scandal

It adds to a sense of growing revolt over the government's handling of Dominic Cummings, with nearly 40 Tory MPs demanding he lose his job

27 May 09:54 Rappler 1882105642593454937.html
'Unprecedent collapse' in overseas visitors as air and sea travel fall 99% in April

Just 16,100 people arrived in Ireland last month, according to the CSO.

27 May 12:55 TheJournal.ie 6446904418354962000.html
UP couple detained for murder of watchman in Rajkot: Police

Teams of Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Rajkot city police picked up the couple hours after the night watchman at a jute-bag godown was found dead.

27 May 15:04 The Indian Express 2885715104022783794.html
Uproar in Littleton as Eircom mast gets go ahead

Community is mobilising with the view to appealing to An Bord Pleanala

27 May 09:40 TipperaryLive 1097599577757005726.html
US coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

WASHINGTON, May 28 — The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally yesterday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns. About 1,400 Americans have...

27 May 23:03 Malaymail 302165935505006565.html
US ends sanctions waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal - Middle East

Pompeo announces he will be ending the sanctions waiver for projects related to the Iranian nuclear agreement, effective in 60 days.

27 May 23:34 Israel National News 5374683668695070936.html
US House Passes China Sanctions Bill Over Uighur Detentions, Measure Heads to Trump

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation calling for sanctions against Chinese officials for the detention and torture of Uighur Muslims in...

27 May 21:58 Sputniknews 967333869408308923.html
US lawmaker introduces bill to recognise Tibet as independent nation

The US Representative Scott Perry has also introduced a similar bill for Hong Kong

27 May 14:04 Business Today 1145527431693628777.html
US Lawmakers Raise Amendment in Privacy Bill Concerning Warrantless Surveillance Against its Citizens

Both sides of the aisle will deal with privacy issues that will deter unwarranted surveillance of Americans by the government.

27 May 00:52 Tech Times 4011848567157905485.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

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

27 May 00:55 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757581595504.html
US President Donald Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China

The United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to mediate or arbitrate between India and China to help the two neighbouring nations resolve the boundary dispute, which once again

27 May 17:55 Deccan Herald 2027555797464743481.html
US President Trump: If the FISA Bill is passed tonight on the House floor, I will quickly VETO it.

While parting ways from a sustained attack on China, US President Donald Trump recently tweeted his dissent for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance

27 May 22:38 FXStreet 4480975639958029398.html
Vadodara civic body announces 10% property tax rebate to tide over crisis

Deputy Municipal Commissioner SK Patel said the move is to benefit both the VMC and the citizens. "We are planning to make use of social media and newspapers to ensure that the message about the rebate reaches the people. Property tax is one of our biggest incomes," he said.

27 May 00:00 The Indian Express 2885715105822423456.html
Villagers evacuated as gas leaks from borewell in West Godavari

Tension prevailed at Vemavaram village in Achanta mandal of West Godavari district when gas leaked from a borewell on Wednesday.Repair works were under way at the brorewell when the gas leaked and the

27 May 17:49 The Hindu 6679535025125946972.html
Why China’s proposal for national security law is fueling protests in Hong Kong

At present China can't legally introduce laws in Hong Kong as per the Basic Law, but the national security bill seeks to allow Beijing to compel Hong Kong's government to enact laws. The new law will bypass the local legislature and ensure greater Chinese control on the island.

27 May 16:25 The Indian Express 2885715104683547310.html
Why Prices Of Basic Items Soar In Nigeria Despite Petrol Cost Reduction

While inter-state travel across the country has been banned by the federal government, vehicles carrying essential supplies, as well as essential personnel, retain unrestricted movement. Effiong said the reality on the ground tells a different story.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745036088982.html
Why The Mumbai Police Order Under Section 144 CRPC Is Problematic

A scrutiny of the order suggests that it suffers from serious legal and constitutional infirmities.

27 May 20:15 Swarajya 4977622828697113911.html
Why U.S. energy CEOs will get big payouts despite oil meltdown

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) has had a rough few years: Since 2017, the Houston company, whose drilling equipment is in major oilfields worldwide, has lost two-thirds of its value, costing shareholders a combined $9 billion.

27 May 11:11 Reuters 8334514179995087481.html
Youth drowns while bathing in canal

Bathing in a canal to beat the summer heat proved fatal for a young man on Tuesday. Twenty year old Sharif drowned when he was taking a dip in the Bahadrabad canal. It is being stated that four of his companions were also bathing in the canal, but Sharif went deep towards the swifter flow which

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233672873117.html
Zipline Drones Will Continuously Drop Supplies To Hospital In North Carolina

Granted a waiver to operate due to the coronavirus pandemic, the operation could define how drone delivery works in the U.S. Its usefulness hinges on just how valuable a few pound of air-dropped supplies can be.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531254853349.html
"I Told Amit Shah....": Mamata Banerjee Reveals Argument On COVID-19

Raising the political pitch in her battle with the centre over the handling of the coronavirus crisis, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday revealed she had told Union Home Minister Amit Shah that if he thought the state government was failing to handle the crisis properly, why didn't he try and deal with it himself.

27 May 19:35 NDTV.com 5090057681163307377.html
‘How long before we strike back?’: Ice Cube reacts to death of unarmed black man following arrest in Minneapolis

The death of an unarmed black man after a police officer knelt on his neck has sparked outrage, prompting the rapper Ice Cube to tweet: “How long will we go for Blue on Black Crime before we strike

27 May 08:35 The Independent 2511519171896678066.html
‘The pilot's testing his eyesight’ - Dublin Airport aims dig at Boris Johnson's advisor Dominic Cummings

Political advisor Dominic Cummings has lost the support of not only the British public, but the Dublin Airport Twitter account.

27 May 17:51 independent 5894610845722544433.html
‘We are experiencing unprecedented shifts in consumer attitudes’

Facebook India-BCG report reveals steps businesses can take in the new normal

27 May 14:50 BusinessLine 5283600206685397.html
1.51 lakh coronavirus cases in India: 6,387 new cases, 170 deaths in 24 hours

With over 6,300 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's case tally rose to 1,51,767 on Wednesday. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said 170 people died in the last 24 hours.

27 May 04:31 India Today 4286117814333080982.html
10 things you need to know before the opening bell, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - This is what traders are talking about.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 11:58 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757036825771.html
11 years for man for drugging and sexually assaulting two boys

A 29-year-old man has been handed a jail sentence of 11 years after drugging and sexually assaulting two boys. The judge said that the child rapist had used

27 May 14:56 Buzz.ie 7092425148199517133.html
161 PDLs, 33 prison execs positive for COVID

SOME 161 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) and 33 prison officials have tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 in Bureau of Corrections penal facilities as of May 25.

27 May 10:53 Journal Online 6375127391804719706.html
2021 Geneva Motor Show Might Be Canceled

The much-awaited Geneva Motor Show has been this year, but reports say that it might take another hit again in 2021 due to other threats.

27 May 22:29 Motor1.com 1648269240616850508.html
4 Haryana districts sharing borders with Delhi still give health dept sleepless nights

Haryana witnessed the highest single-day spike with 94 cases Tuesday, followed by another 76 new cases on Wednesday, taking the state Covid tally to 1,381. Of these, while 838 patients have so far recovered and 18 died, there are still 525 active cases remaining.

27 May 19:23 The Indian Express 2885715105544930222.html
400 Hawaii National Guard troops coming off coronavirus duty | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335387984774511.html
400 Hawaii National Guard troops coming off coronavirus duty | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 04:48 Star-Advertiser 3439335389447085385.html
445 domestic flights carrying 62,641 passengers operated on Tuesday: Aviation Minister

A total of 445 domestic flights, carrying 62,641 passengers, were operated on Tuesday

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567111887623.html
5 held for murder of rowdy-sheeter

Five persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 40-year-old rowdy-sheeter at the quarry centre on the outskirts of Rajamahendravaram in East Godavari district. The five persons have

27 May 18:15 The Hindu 6679535024595125902.html
72% Of U.S. Voters Believe President Trump Should Wear A Face Mask When Around Others: Poll

Pressure has grown around Trump over his continued decision not to wear a face mask.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530819678736.html
A car-rental company previously owned by Hertz just filed for bankruptcy for the third time since 2008

A former subsidiary of Hertz just went bankrupt, claiming more than $500 million in debt.

27 May 20:36 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882087002826.html
Aarogya Setu source code available: How to access, details of bug bounty programme

“I just want to point out that this is a very very unique thing to be done,” NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said. “No other government product anywhere in the world has been open sourced at this scale anywhere in the world.”

27 May 07:02 The Indian Express 2885715104112845884.html
Aarogya Setu source code made public days after MIT tech review downgrades app rating

A few days ago, MIT tech review reduced the rating for the app from 2 stars to 1 star, saying it collected far more data than needed.

27 May 22:31 The Asian Age 2126266544384117830.html
Aboriginal people in prison and out-of-home care suffering under 'punitive' Covid-19 restrictions

Report reveals inmates going without soap and children in out-of-home care system being refused contact with families

27 May 00:57 the Guardian 1491978794848470963.html
ACP with Pune police booked for extortion in Satara

Satara district police officers said that despite being on compulsory leave, ACP Deepak Humbare had gone to Satara on May 17 in his service uniform and demanded money from a local youth promising to bail him out of an offence filed against him.

27 May 15:32 The Indian Express 2885715104287786037.html
ACT Policing arrest three men during alleged Garran burglary

Three men were caught during an alleged burglary in Garran on Wednesday morning.

27 May 01:34 The Canberra Times 8662394329413558382.html
Actress Lesley-Anne Down says stranger tried to abduct her when she was 11

EXCLUSIVE The 66-year-old who starred in TV hits Upstairs, Downstairs and North and South, has recalled the terrifying ordeal near her home in Putney, London

27 May 21:06 mirror 675785261588645522.html
Actress Uzma Khan accuses Malik Riaz’s daughters of attacking her over love affair

--Police register FIR against realtor's daughters, others after prolonged delay--Malik Riaz claims Usman Malik is not his nephew, Amna Usman claims had repeatedly warned Uzma not to destroy her ma

27 May 20:44 Pakistan Today 6621510368292449388.html
Afghanistan begins freeing 900 Taliban prisoners, urges truce extension

The Afghan government said it was in the process of freeing 900 Taliban members from prison on Tuesday, the biggest such release yet, and urged the insurgent group to extend a three-day ceasefire set to end at midnight.

27 May 11:05 Bdnews24 8119004129751550084.html
After 41 yrs, Centre set to redefine ‘migrant workers’

India News: Learning from the ongoing migrant crisis, the government is set to redefine 'migrant workers' after 41 years and plans to register them to enable acce

27 May 19:56 The Times of India 6060938663999230427.html
AIHRC Spotlights Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan's North

The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Wednesday expressed deep concerns over reports of an increase in the number of civilian casualties in the northern parts of the cou

27 May 13:49 TOLO news 5578851437887001760.html
Aisha Jumwa Among 7 Nasa MPs to Be Expelled From House Committees

House Minority Whip Junet Mohamed said that the legislators would be 'isolated and quarantined for six months' following which the...

27 May 12:42 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153417097753.html
Alcohol ban fines hit N$100k

THE police have dished out fines of close to N$100 000 to people who contravened the alcohol ban between 5 and 25 May.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577338133282.html
A-League restart could be stymied by Fox demand for rights fee cut

The A-League is set to kick off in mid-July with players taking cuts. But broadcaster Fox's demands for a massive cut in broadcast rights could scupper the plan.

27 May 07:32 The Age 7967730562195225622.html
A-League restart could be stymied by Fox demand for rights fee cut

The A-League is set to kick off in mid-July with players taking cuts. But broadcaster Fox's demands for a massive cut in broadcast rights could scupper the plan.

27 May 07:32 Brisbane Times 2314609339214298134.html
All Nippon Airways delays delivery of final Airbus A380

The final Airbus A380 would have joined ANA’s two other A380s which were flown on its Tokyo to Honolulu route

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610882269205609.html
Allow reopening of religious places: Yediyurappa appeals to Centre

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

27 May 06:18 Oneindia 2023829372099269556.html
Amazon Shopping App Allows Bill Payments, DTH Recharges and More

Now Amazon app allows paying bills across categories like electricity, water, post-paid mobile, cooking gas, broadband and DTH recharges faster.

27 May 09:15 The Hans India 817019415724830134.html
Ambulance staff ‘assaulted for asking patients to wear face mask’

The Welsh Ambulance Service said some patients have become aggressive when asked to wear a face mask as a precaution.

27 May 11:48 Express & Star 7324224459127433253.html
Ambulance staff ‘assaulted for asking patients to wear face mask’

The Welsh Ambulance Service said some patients have become aggressive when asked to wear a face mask as a precaution.

27 May 11:48 Shropshire Star 3480199991581255717.html
Ambulance staff ‘assaulted for asking patients to wear face mask’

The Welsh Ambulance Service said some patients have become aggressive when asked to wear a face mask as a precaution.

27 May 11:49 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773662836773.html
ANALYSIS | Communications confusion: Is govt’s lockdown policy, planning coming apart at the seams?

Over the past 48 hours it seems as if government’s policy and planning strategy in easing the lockdown has started coming apart. It's difficult to see, much less understand, what actually is happening, and why, writes Pieter du Toit.

27 May 13:01 News24 3752801377377336010.html
Apple responds to false Facebook claims about contact tracing update

Apple has responded to false claims pervading Facebook which state that its latest iOS update enables automatic tracking of users by the government.

27 May 11:06 iMore 3803412790537238465.html
Armed psychiatric patient ends Carstairs State Hospital siege after being warned he’d be shot

AN armed psychiatric patient ended a Carstairs State Hospital siege after being warned he’d be shot. Firearms officers rushed to the State Hospital after the man, from Tayside, threatened to …

27 May 09:32 The Scottish Sun 6609127674640664086.html
As COVID19 situation goes out of hand, MVA govt in Maharashtra comes with a gag order to curb social media criticism

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

27 May 00:00 www.organiser.org 9159923258328305676.html
As Trump Smears Masks As ‘Politically Correct,’ Hannity Emphasizes Their Importance

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

27 May 15:17 Talking Points Memo 4598529366066927040.html
Audi A6 driver smashed into oncoming car in police chase

One arrested after collision and pursuit in Wolverhampton on Bank Holdiay Monday

27 May 12:00 birminghammail 8288260686404755011.html
B.C.’s essential grocery, hardware store employees should get pandemic pay: retail group

Only B.C.’s social, health and corrections workers are eligible for top-ups

27 May 19:30 North Delta Reporter 5327740410875439160.html
Bangladesh to reopen public transport services on limited scale from May 31

Bangladesh is lifting the ban on public transport services from May 31, the day offices will reopen on a limited scale.

27 May 19:25 Bdnews24 8119004128379658094.html
Bengaluru police inaugurates dog park for its canine squad

The dog park was inaugurated by Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru (city).A special demonstration of anti-terrorist dog warfare, vehicle hijacking, drug and bomb tracing by the canines were done

27 May 03:06 Livemint 6614605819466739639.html
BI ready for ‘new normal’ operations

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) said its offices are prepared to resume full operations amid a new set of guidelines and protocols that its employees and stakeholders are bound to follow and observe under a “new normal” environment, after the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) is lifted in Metro Manila and other areas of the country.

27 May 10:56 Journal Online 6375127392299347237.html
Big Pharmacy Chains Also Fed the Opioid Epidemic, Court Filing Says

New details emerge in a lawsuit asserting that chains including CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens sold millions of pills in small towns but rarely flagged suspicious orders to authorities.

27 May 11:08 NY Times 1961078288742066719.html
Bishop Demands Compensation For Lost Revenue From Tithes And Offerings During Lockdown

A South African bishop has demanded compensation from the government for revenue lost during the national lockdown when people were prohibited

27 May 14:50 iHarare News 2755902708082010526.html
Black, Asian and minority ethnic people are 54% more likely to be fined under coronavirus lockdown rules than white people, police figures reveal

It has been revealed that black, Asian and minority ethnic people in England are 54 per cent more likely to be fined than white people under the coronavirus laws.

27 May 09:39 Mail Online 124328111913692228.html
Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded jet

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

27 May 16:22 CTVNews 2422791598098196948.html
Boeing resumes 737 MAX production at low rate

Boeing resumes 737 MAX production at low rate

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976519021891.html
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week

A spokesman for the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) union that represents 17,600 Boeing employees told Reuters Tuesday the company informed the union it should expect layoff notices on Friday.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964644712358.html
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week: Union

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

27 May 10:56 Deccan Herald 2027555797754521990.html
Borders creep open across central Europe as pandemic eases

Serbia bars Montenegro Airlines after perceived snub over free movement

27 May 16:30 The Irish Times 8204772969049419963.html
Boris Johnson rejects calls for inquiry into Dominic Cummings

The PM's senior aide drove from London to Durham to isolate with his family during the lockdown and says he subsequently took a trip to Barnard Castle to see if he was fit enough to drive before returning to the capital

27 May 16:06 mirror 675785261796566722.html
Boris Johnson says he 'hopes' two-metre social distance rule can be lowered soon

The Prime Minister faces warnings that many businesses will not be able to reopen if they have to keep customers two metres apart as he attempts to bring the country out of lockdown

27 May 19:13 mirror 675785260564130966.html
Boris Johnson urged to take responsibility over Dominic Cummings controversy

Labour’s Lisa Nandy said the Prime Minister must account for why the trip made by Mr Cummings from London to Durham was ‘unique’.

27 May 07:38 Shropshire Star 3480199991614191822.html
Boris Johnson urged to take responsibility over Dominic Cummings controversy

Labour’s Lisa Nandy said the Prime Minister must account for why the trip made by Mr Cummings from London to Durham was ‘unique’.

27 May 07:38 Express & Star 7324224459160369358.html
Boris Johnson vows not to hike income tax, VAT or national insurance and says triple lock on pensions will STAY despite coronavirus bailouts devastating public finances - with 8.4MILLION jobs now furloughed

Standing by Tory tax and pensions pledges today, Boris Johnson told senior MPs: 'We are going to meet all of our manifesto commitments.'

27 May 10:23 Mail Online 124328110968034366.html
Borough Park businesses are flouting coronavirus shutdown restrictions

A slew of businesses that have reopened in Brooklyn’s Borough Park — some in apparent violation of shutdown orders — are allowing customers to pack their stores as if the coronavirus

27 May 13:01 New York Post 7654946768961656765.html
Boy, 15, acquitted of killing Tyrone Hayman with knife in Bristol

A unanimous jury acquitted the boy of both murder and manslaughter

27 May 16:25 BristolLive 4740742017210136330.html
Brazil daily virus deaths again top 1,000

The country now has confirmed a total of 24,512 deaths, according to health ministry figures.

27 May 02:11 The Hindu 6679535025877966859.html
Canada army reports horrific conditions in nursing homes hit by COVID-19

Conditions at Ontario nursing homes hard-hit by COVID-19 outbreaks, as described by Canadian soldiers helping out there, are "deeply disturbing," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.

27 May 14:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601102991306114.html
Canada judge rules Huawei CFO Meng's fraud case will proceed

VANCOUVER - A Canadian judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. extradition case against a senior Huawei executive can proceed to the next stage, a decision that is e

27 May 19:50 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245075237295.html
ChurchAppsNZ Offers Free Covid-19 Contact Tracing And Visitor Register To New Zealand Churches

ChurchAppsNZ by Snapp Mobile has released a new service in its app that gives Churches a free and easy way to track and register members who want to visit the Church during Alert Level 2.

27 May 09:10 SCOOP 5315658999847641746.html
CMU to miss report deadline due to auditing delay

OFFICIALS of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) were again put in the hot seat at th...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615800888300.html
CNN's Lemon: Twitter Should Make Label on Trump's Tweets 'Bigger,' Remove Tweets about Scarborough

On Tuesday's "CNN Tonight," host Don Lemon stated that Twitter is "letting the president use their platform to drag us all right into the mud, letting him | Clips

27 May 04:28 Breitbart 3148363492211024755.html
Committal proceedings in Lyra McKee case could go ahead on June 15

COMMITTAL proceedings against a man charged with the murder of Lyra McKee and another accused over rioting on the night she was shot are in a position to go ahead on June 15, a court has heard.

27 May 16:13 The Irish News 993066329335600.html
Convene all-party meet on Pothireddypadu issue: BJP

Telangana BJP core committee member and former MLC Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy has demanded that the State government convene

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566327946969.html
Cop discharged from hospital, says had backing of both families: at home and in khaki

The officer was received with a shower of flower petals on the premises of his police station in a brief ceremony before he went home to complete self quarantine for next 14 days.

27 May 17:40 The Indian Express 2885715104416968417.html
Coronavirus | All bags disinfected at Chennai airport

According to officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), ever since domestic operations resumed on Monday, the baggage of about 2,500 passengers has been disinfected.

27 May 18:15 The Hindu 6679535024330790147.html
Coronavirus deaths in Scotland down for fourth consecutive week

The number of people who died with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 was 3,779 as of May 24.

27 May 11:37 Express & Star 7324224460449204070.html
Coronavirus deaths in Scotland down for fourth consecutive week

The number of people who died with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 was 3,779 as of May 24.

27 May 11:37 Shropshire Star 3480199992903026534.html
Coronavirus deaths in Scotland down for fourth consecutive week

The number of people who died with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 was 3,779 as of May 24.

27 May 11:37 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774984607590.html
Coronavirus in Mizoram: 168 churches offer halls to be used as quarantine facility

Of these, 1,940 people are quarantined at government designated facilities, 414 at church halls, 163 placed under home quarantine and seven others are lodged at hotel on their own expense

27 May 06:34 Business Today 1145527432486125476.html
Coronavirus spread 'still accelerating' in Brazil, Peru, Chile: WHO

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

27 May 03:12 CNA 5644198862289566139.html
Coronavirus testing not mandatory for maternal, newborn services, says Centre

The Union health ministry said that the government could now home deliver drugs for mother and child care and contraceptives in containment zones.

27 May 09:24 Scroll.in 8669301692640014149.html
Court Releases Keroche Heiress Boyfriend Omar Lali

Tecra's laywers wanted the court to extend Lali's detention but the court did not find a reason...

27 May 09:04 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153922430909.html
Covid is a ripe opportunity to strengthen the public health and social security system

It is not yet too late for India’s response to COVID-19 to recalibrate so that it serves community health and the public good in just this manner.

27 May 03:45 The Indian Express 2885715105010848832.html
COVID negative certificate must for people coming to Goa

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government on Wednesday modified its standard operating procedure  for the people entering the state, making it mandatory

27 May 17:25 The Navhind Times 3656927215902263039.html
Covid-19 and governance: What should be govt’spriorities?

Across the world, Covid-19 has brought with it incredibly sad realities of deaths and illnesses unimaginable almost a year ago-altering significantly

27 May 23:15 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901921382274.html
COVID-19 crisis | 'Massive increase' in youth unemployment, women particularly hard-hit: UN

The novel coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in unemployment worldwide but it has hit young workers hard, the United Nations said on May 27, noting that more than one in six people aged under 29 were forced to stop working due to the COVID-19 crisis.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965052574682.html
Covid-19 tests cost the State €200 each, says Taoiseach

‘Months rather than weeks’ before 14-day quarantine for passengers entering country ends

27 May 17:47 The Irish Times 8204772967382924793.html
Covid-19: Immigration detention centres functioning as usual, says D-G

SEPANG, May 27 — Immigration officials from three immigration detention centres in Bukit Jalil, Semenyih and Sepang who are undergoing quarantine at home have been replaced by personnel from the Immigration headquarters and other state offices, says Immigration Department director-general Datuk...

27 May 11:30 Malaymail 302165935228441699.html
Covid-19: Johor govt urges employers to register with Socso for foreign worker screening

JOHOR BARU, May 27 — The Johor government has urged employers to register under the state’s Social Security Organisation (Socso) so that their foreign migrant workers can be screened for Covid-19. Johor Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan said Johor Socso has been asked to...

27 May 09:50 Malaymail 302165936253409683.html
D.C. Mayor Lifts Stay-at-Home Order to Begin Phased Reopening

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

27 May 22:36 Breitbart 3148363491833768450.html
Dahod youth jumps into well to evade arrest, dies: Cops

The deceased, Ajay Valvai (22) who had also managed to escape, had accidentally jumped into a well, the police said.

27 May 13:28 The Indian Express 2885715105131905652.html
Daniel Turner: Biden bows to radical left by pledging to cancel Keystone XL pipeline – Americans would suffer

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

27 May 00:36 Fox News 7362823819767687167.html
Days after refusing to intervene, Supreme Court finally takes suo motu cognisance of human tragedy of migrant workers

Days after refusing to intervene, the Supreme Court has finally decided to take notice of the plight of migrant workers, who've been forced to go through unspeakable miseries due to an unplanned lockdown announced by the Indian government.

27 May 00:25 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720206687031268.html
Dead man's family urge ice-using driver to do something with her life

Woman who killed elderly man in head-on crash after taking GHB and ice sobs as victim's family urges her to go back to school so the event doesn't define her.

27 May 03:02 Brisbane Times 2314609339377404580.html
Debt downgrades can push India bank fund raising to $20 billion

State-run banks will need $13 billion from the government to recapitalize.

27 May 10:31 The Economic Times 7653256036866475992.html
Deficit Monetisation: Government may get RBI to monetise deficit | India Business News

NEW DELHI: The Centre is likely to look at the option of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) monetising the … Deficit Monetisation: Government may get RBI to monetise deficit | India Business News Read More »

27 May 05:08 ISSCNC 6824315490152205271.html
Delhi: Over 250 shanties gutted in fire in Tughlaqabad, no casualties

DFS divisional officer S K Dua said that while the fire started as a small one, it escalated to the medium category because of the small LPG cylinders in the area which caught fire and exploded leading to the quick spread of the blaze.

27 May 03:04 The Indian Express 2885715104286997513.html
Democrats: Don't repeat the mistakes of the Catholic Church with Tara Reade

To protect people from sexual harassment and assault by those above them, we have the right to expect the same of our political leaders that we demand of religious leaders.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442300855755.html
Denmark Residents Sue Over Laws for Dismantling ‘Ghettos’

A group of Copenhagen residents sued the Danish government Wednesday over legislation that authorized dismantling neighborhoods designated as "ghettos," arguing that the measures discriminate on the basis of ethnicity and should be overturned in court.

27 May 15:52 Courthouse News Service 1799505149773724641.html
Denmark residents sue over laws for dismantling 'ghettos'

STOCKHOLM — A group of Copenhagen residents sued the Danish government Wednesday over legislation that authorized dismantling neighbourhoods designated as “ghettos,” arguing that the measures discriminate on the basis of ethnicity and should be overturned in court.

27 May 14:20 680News 8014034334948264025.html
Detectives closing in on thug who knifed autistic boy in neck

The victim, 17, later told his gran he feared he was about to die

27 May 18:42 Liverpool Echo 7727211174208257107.html
Detroit: Become Human Launching On Steam Next Month; Playable Demo Now Available

Quantic Dream's hit title Detroit: Become Human departed its native PS4 platform and landed onto PC last December. This news delighted some PC gamers but

27 May 13:43 Lowyat.NET 6894342421110421467.html
Did Bill Clinton visit Jeffrey Epstein's island after new Netflix doc claims?

The former president has always adamantly denied the claims.

27 May 12:38 Metro 970161747680356958.html
Diplomatic talks are on with China to resolve standoff: NASB member

Diplomatic talks are on with China to resolve standoff: NASB member. 'The Indian army is a professional army. They can handle such a situation'

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383690994173.html
Do you know desert locusts can travel more than 81 miles per day? Here's all you need to know

If you are wondering what exactly are desert locusts, here's the answer...

27 May 05:29 DNA India 7533428662713674798.html
Dog squad to get 50 dogs for Rs 2.5 crore

As many as 50 dogs will be adopted and inducted into the Dog Squad at a cost of Rs 2.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709112831105.html
Don’t Come For Me: Demi Rose Hits Back At Trolls With An Eye-Popping Bikini

Demi Rose is known for flaunting her curves and turns heads with her sensuous social media posts. However, Demi also knows how to hit back...

27 May 21:53 DKODING 1461033207186099714.html
Donald Trump threatens to shut down social media as Twitter fact-checks him

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

27 May 12:45 Metro 970161747604065328.html
Donald Trump threatens to 'strongly regulate or close' social media for trying to 'silence conservative voices' after Twitter fact-checks two of his 'misleading' tweets

Donald Trump demanded social media platforms 'clean up your act' as he warned his administration will begin to regulate such websites after Twitter, for the first time ever, fact-checked his tweets.

27 May 12:54 Mail Online 124328112541280795.html
Donald Trump to announce strong Hong Kong response this week

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

27 May 04:40 The Indian Express 2885715104160299156.html
Donald Trump: 'OBAMAGATE MAKES WATERGATE LOOK LIKE SMALL POTATOES!'

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

27 May 13:03 Breitbart 3148363492718726536.html
Donald Trump: 'Twitter Is Now Interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election'

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

27 May 00:29 Breitbart 3148363491822597531.html
Donald Trump: Widespread Vote-by-Mail Will 'Destroy this Country'

President Donald Trump continued to berate Democrats for pushing vote-by-mail despite concerns about voter fraud.

27 May 00:43 Breitbart 3148363492694572015.html
Dr Patrick Amoth's Powerful Father Who Sired Siaya Governor

Unknown to many, Health DG Patrick Amoth and Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga were raised by...

27 May 10:02 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838154697046417.html
DSS finally releases journalist detained for ‘defaming’ A’Ibom commissioner

Kufre Carter, a journalist with XL 106.9 FM Uyo in Akwa Ibom state who was arrested for allegedly defaming Dominic Ukpong, the state commissioner of health, has regained freedom. Inibehe

27 May 16:42 TheCable 7513571675206686102.html
Durham Police's Dominic Cummings probe is being treated as a 'critical incident' and being overseen by its most senior officers in bid to prevent reputational damage to the force

Durham Police has said that it is investigating Dominic Cummings' trip to the county during lockdown at the 'highest levels'.

27 May 09:22 Mail Online 124328112230051382.html
EDF asked to delay Sizewell C final plans consultation

Energy giant EDF is being asked to delay the formal consultation on its plans for a new £14billion nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast until after the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are lifted.

27 May 14:17 East Anglian Daily Times 681138152150592689.html
Effective test, track and tracing 'can reduce lost working hours by 50%'

UN research shows strong systems can reduce public fear and minimise workplace disruption

27 May 16:26 the Guardian 1491978794736528870.html
Email scam aims to drop Dridex on machines by impersonating FedEx, UPS

Hackers are sending spoofed emails that appear to be from FedEx, UPS and DHL that are meant to infect victims’ computers with Dridex.

27 May 20:17 CyberScoop 4040234470646099053.html
E-stamps for judicial uses introduced in Puducherry

The e-stamp system will ensure that only Puducherry court fees stamp papers, printed or issued by the Puducherry government can be used in respect of all original, appellate, revisional, review litigations arising out of the jurisdictional limits of the Union Territory.

27 May 18:30 The Hindu 6679535024774952052.html
Estimated $10,000 damage to residence on North Taylor after fire Wednesday

The Amarillo Fire Department has estimated a fire caused $10,000 in damages to a home on North Taylor this afternoon.

27 May 16:46 NewsChannel 10 1537185525368577951.html
Eva Simpson: Another senseless death involving police takes its toll on black America

The reality of police brutality in America – it happens time and time again and nothing is ever done about it

27 May 18:51 mirror 675785260264013100.html
Everton evening headlines as Stones expected to face 'conundrum'

Here are the Everton evening headlines on Wednesday, May 27

27 May 20:56 Liverpool Echo 7727211173556465704.html
Everything you need to know about artificial neural networks

Welcome to Neural Basics, a collection of guides and explainers to help demystify the world of artificial intelligence. One of the most influential technologies of the past decade is artificial neural networks, the fundamental piece of deep learning algorithms, the bleeding edge of artificial intelligence. TNW online events Our Couch Conferences bring together industry experts to […]

27 May 07:53 The Next Web 3990801510423317936.html
Exclusive: U.S. preparing criminal indictment against wife of Venezuela's Maduro - sources

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to charge the wife of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in coming months with crimes that could include drug trafficking and corruption, four people familiar with the case told Reuters.

27 May 18:15 Reuters 8334514180715421100.html
Facebook reportedly had evidence that its algorithms were dividing people, but top executives killed or weakened proposed solutions, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

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

27 May 18:02 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755652806863.html
Facebook Whistleblowers: Company Failed to Report Illegal Activity

Whistleblowers at Facebook have filed a complaint with the SEC alleging that the company was aware of illegal activity on its platform, yet failed to notify the proper authorities, according to a report in the Washington Post.

27 May 19:28 Breitbart 3148363492547450667.html
FAKE ALERT: This tweet on Chinese army is not from Indian Army’s official handle

News News: Several Twitter users are posting screengrab of a tweet from handle @adgpi_ and taking a dig at Indian Army. Many users (mostly Pakistanis) are sharin

27 May 08:10 The Times of India 6060938663971525422.html
'Fantastic outcome': Missing trampers found

Missing trampers Dion Reynolds and Jessica O'Connor were found when smoke from a fire they lit was seen by a search helicopter - a result police...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080468608973.html
Fatah Officials Fear Israel is Working to Replace Abbas

PA officials believe that since Abbas is no longer cooperating with Israel, then Israel will try to replace him.

27 May 15:46 The Jewish Press 7246030800039977443.html
Fed says pandemic inflicted most ‘severe’ damage on travel sector

Beige Book report on economic conditions shows activity fell sharply in most parts of US

27 May 19:13 Ft 707176888007741742.html
Federation reform hinges on keeping national cabinet

A plan by Scott Morrison to try and reform Federation may hinge on the state and territory leaders sticking with the national cabinet post-coronavirus.

27 May 06:39 Australian Financial Review 3974284486688752294.html
Fed's Bullard: US has seen worst of economic fallout from coronavirus crisis

"Could be well that the US has seen the worst of the economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis," St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard

27 May 18:18 FXStreet 4480975638290131005.html
Five things to know about the Meng Wanzhou extradition case

VANCOUVER - A B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on Wednesday in a key legal argument in her extradition case. Here are fi

27 May 19:39 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245321786107.html
Flooding, locust threats loom over Pakistan, says NDMA chief

“We will try our best to utilise all the resources available in the country to tackle these threats."

27 May 06:33 DAWN.COM 4500271766748421798.html
Floor price issue may not figure on Trai’s radar for at least 2 months amid COVID-19 crisis: Source

This is not an "opportune moment" to address the issue, and in any case, telecom operators are free to take decisions on tariff matters, the senior Trai official said.

27 May 19:49 The Financial Express 1288289580379096890.html
Flying high: SAA rescue practitioners defend their R30m fees

Rescue practitioners Siviwe Dongwana and Les Matuson have come under fire for the R30m in fees that they have invoiced and the R10bn spent on restructuring SAA since it was placed under business rescue on 5 December 2019.

27 May 21:53 Daily Maverick 2373996787801202871.html
Ford made its police SUV heat itself up to more than 133 degrees to kill the coronavirus

If you’ve ever lived in a hot climate, you know what it can be like to enter a car that’s been parked for a while in the sun, and find that the steering wheel is smoldering to the touch and the cabin feels like a blast furnace.

27 May 15:45 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883059601823.html
Four patients test positive even after 14 days of isolation, treatment

The Hassan district administration is worried as four patients, who were found positive to the COVID-19 infection on May 12, remained infected even 12 days after they were hospitalised. Five people, w

27 May 09:41 The Hindu 6679535024477297630.html
Four police officers fired after killing of unarmed black man in Minnesota

Four police offers in US city of Minneapolis have been fired for their involvement in the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was held down

27 May 09:40 Buzz.ie 7092425148291609658.html
Four US policemen fired over death of black man as family demands justice

The four policemen, who caused the death of George Floyd, have been fired as the victim's family call for a murder charge.

27 May 18:20 TheCable 7513571674485464820.html
FRA claims: Appeals facilitated against orders of district panels

The modification incorporates a provision enabling rightful claimants of forest rights to appeal against the order of DLCs.

27 May 22:51 The Indian Express 2885715104727656844.html
France Bans Use of Hydroxychloroquine as Treatment for COVID-19 Patients - Reports

On Tuesday, the French High Council for Public Health (HCSP) and the Agency for the Safety of Health Products (ANSM) had suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine as a...

27 May 09:41 Sputniknews 967333869376204987.html
France expects economic slow-down by 20% in Q2

French gross domestic product in the second quarter of 2020 is forecast to drop by massive 20%, according to the country’s official INSEE statistics as reported by The Guardian.

27 May 00:00 BNN - Baltic News Network 1847219821933575065.html
France halts hydroxychloroquine use for Covid-19 cases

PARIS, May 27 — French doctors are no longer allowed to use hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 cases, according to new government rules today, after two French advisory bodies said the drug could pose serious health risks. Use of the drug, normally a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and...

27 May 08:27 Malaymail 302165935225371718.html
Galvez calls for probe on blast in Maguindanao

Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. on Tuesday called for an investigation of the explosion in Barangay Kitango, Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao, that killed two children and wounded several others on May 24.

27 May 00:30 manilastandard.net 4715274785023840990.html
Gauteng health dept repurposes AngloGold hospital as a Covid-19 facility

A hospital being renovated to specifically handle coronavirus cases is expected to be handed over to the Gauteng Department of Health at the end of June.

27 May 19:45 News24 3752801377813993711.html
German minister warns of far-right threat as anti-Semitic crime jumps

The number of anti-Semitic crimes committed in Germany rose last year by 13%, Interior Minster Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday, laying the blame squarely on right-wing radicals. Germany has stepped up efforts to counter far-right groups in recent months, especially after a gunman in the city of Halle

27 May 13:28 Yahoo 7097669638329797556.html
Germany to lift virus-related travel warning for EU countries from June 15

A government source said on Tuesday that the step would also include non-EU member states Britain, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. This would open the way to separate pieces of advice on travel for given regions.

27 May 19:09 The Economic Times 7653256037881596114.html
Girl, 13, 'beheaded by dad while asleep' after fleeing home with her 35-year-old 'lover'

Romina Ashrafi, 13, from Talesh county in Iran, was reportedly murdered in her sleep after she was caught running away with a 35-year-old man she had 'fallen in love with'

27 May 11:45 mirror 675785259773898239.html
Give Ceasefire a Chance

At the end of April, the United Nations Assistance Mission (UNAMA) reported that

27 May 03:09 TOLO news 5578851437845280445.html
Google faces antitrust case in India over payments app

The complaint alleges the US tech giant more prominently showcases its Google Pay app inside its Android app store in India, giving it an unfair advantage over apps of competitors which hurts consumers, the source added.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963900180715.html
Google faces antitrust case in India over payments app

The complaint alleges the U.S. tech giant more prominently showcases its Google Pay app inside its Android app store in India, giving it an unfair advantage over apps of competitors which hurts consumers, the source added.

27 May 10:53 The Economic Times 7653256038164442435.html
Google Search and Maps are making it easier to support small businesses with donations and gift cards

As businesses navigate the largest economic crisis since the Great Depression, those that remain on the playing field are looking for any bit of help they

27 May 18:17 Android Police 6171356413846169395.html
Googlers can start returning to work July 6, but on limited basis

Search giant Google will start welcoming employees back to offers beginning July 6 but on a volunteer and limited basis.

27 May 13:00 Tech Xplore 4945708899726086376.html
Government quietly mothballs another FOUR NHS Nightingales after putting 4,000-bed hospital at London's ExCel centre on 'standby' - as flights are set to restart at City Airport by end of June

EXCLUSIVE: The flagship Nightingale location in London was already mothballed earlier this month, while sites in Birmingham, Bristol, Harrogate and Tyne and Wear are also closed.

27 May 14:04 Mail Online 124328112269597359.html
Govt asks CID to re-probe suicide abetment case against Arnab Goswami

The Alibaug police had closed the case last year stating that enough evidence was not found against Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of The Republic, and two others to chargesheet them in the case.

27 May 02:52 The Indian Express 2885715104410137501.html
Govt spokespersons should acknowledge figures of 2017-18: Jahangir Tareen

Jahangir Tareen said he was the only mill owner who paid full price of sugarcane to farmers

27 May 23:35 Dunya News 5863268918439131475.html
Govt Undermines Democracy By Pushing 15 Bills In 17 Hours

“The Government is undermining democracy by progressing 15 bills in the space of just 17 hours,” according to ACT Leader David Seymour.

27 May 18:18 SCOOP 5315658998712526674.html
Govt. warns schools still not teaching Kannada

Every student studying in State must learn the language: Suresh Kumar

27 May 17:01 The Hindu 6679535024617690662.html
Gran brutally attacked by colleague at wake reveals 'nightmare' of facing him at work

Elizabeth Richardson tells how the horrific assault at the hands of Grant Rankin left her suffering from depression and anxiety.

27 May 03:30 dailyrecord 552235479428640315.html
Gretchen Whitmer’s Construction Ban Had Devastating Impact on Michigan Jobs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to ban most residential construction contributed to Michigan's second highest in the nation unemployment rate.

27 May 18:10 Breitbart 3148363490767589205.html
Guest workers add to rising number of corona cases in Uttar Pradesh, eastern states

Amidst the political 'tu-tu, mein-mein', the plight of the guest workers continues to trouble the conscience of the Indian nation.

27 May 01:30 The Asian Age 2126266545802926249.html
Gujarat: Three booked for flogging 17-year-old girl who allegedly eloped

The police in Chhota Udepur said that the girl’s relatives thrashed her with a stick in public view on May 21.

27 May 13:37 Scroll.in 8669301692106174342.html
Halfords to fully reopen to customers in Dundee – but don’t handle the products

Halfords in Dundee is preparing to reopen to customers after a successful trial of physical-distancing measures on its shop floors.

27 May 10:03 The Courier 4275302767110463747.html
Hamilton man, 25, in court over alleged rape of teenage girl near Bothwell Castle

A MAN has appeared in court in connection with the alleged rape of a teenage girl near Bothwell Castle in Lanarkshire. Craig Watson, 25, is alleged to have attacked the girl in woodlands near the b…

27 May 15:39 The Scottish Sun 6609127673575908174.html
Hand sanitiser dispensers for courts, police stations in St Elizabeth

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — A three-week campaign to raise money and equipment rece...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348613877636204.html
HC notice to Haryana on schools’ plea against restriction on fee hike

The schools in Haryana have been ordered by the government to only collect monthly tuition fee from only those who are capable of paying, and not demand other charges like building fund, maintenance fund, admission charges and computer charges in wake of the Covid-19 situation.

27 May 15:17 The Indian Express 2885715105847296281.html
Health minister caught between politics and medicine

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

27 May 21:40 CityPress 437075751128612824.html
Health ministry gets Madagascar drug from SGF today

Our Reporters Barring any last-minute change in plan, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, will on Wednesday (today) hand over Madagascan native formulation for the ...

27 May 08:00 Punch Newspapers 3524240995660719673.html
Health ministry gets Madagascar’s drug from SGF today

Our Reporters Barring any last-minute change in plan, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, will on Wednesday (today) hand over Madagascan native formulation for the ...

27 May 08:00 Punch Newspapers 3524240995221706206.html
Health ministry has criminals – Kagwe

“Like a marketplace, there are a few mad cases here," the CS said.

27 May 20:46 Daily Nation 7421817124949224461.html
Heat wave likely to recede in Central India from May 29 onwards: IMD

The IMD predicted that maximum temepratures in North India likely to recede from May 28

27 May 15:04 Business-Standard 1502508926170546654.html
Higher education system faces the inequities COVID-19 exposes

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a crisis across higher education, for both institutions and learners. But these new challenges are coming to rest on old inequalities that kept many low and middle-income ...

27 May 12:10 phys.org 3476726123286476430.html
Hollister Urban Area's Alternative Approach to Meeting Growing Drinking Water Demand

Thursday, June 25 | 12 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. CT Facing an increasing demand on Drinking Water versus groundwater, the San Benito County Water District, in a joint

27 May 00:00 WATER & WASTES DIGEST 8081230896048977378.html
How South Africa can best balance controlling Covid-19 and avoiding economic disaster

There is intense pressure on the government to lift the lockdown and open the economy. Sustainably lifting out of the lockdown is critical. But there is no roadmap.

27 May 23:16 Daily Maverick 2373996788748385588.html
'Husband suffocated wife because he didn't want to pay for divorce'

Prosecutors say Elledge strangled or suffocated his wife because he did not want to pay for a divorce

27 May 16:00 Metro 970161748691241414.html
I am being given psychiatric drugs unnecessarily, alleges Vizag doctor

He urges hospital Superintendent to shift him to a better medical centre; mother alleges political persecution

27 May 18:02 The Hindu 6679535024848234081.html
ICC Orders PA’s Abbas to Decide — Oslo Accords Dead or Alive?

The entire ICC document, without exception, appears to be an argument in defense of the position of the Palestinian Authority.

27 May 23:47 The Jewish Press 7246030799876749893.html
IEBC scam: Oswago put on his defence

Defence lawyers to file submissions before trial date is set.

27 May 10:50 Daily Nation 7421817124936907743.html
Illinois business owner plans his own reopening as governor releases guidelines for businesses

With less than a week before Illinois enters the next phase of the governor's reopening plan, Gov. J.B. Pritzker put out new guidance documents outlining how he wants businesses to operate to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

27 May 23:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333673647991.html
I'm white. My sons are black. The Central Park incident confirmed that my kids won't be safe anywhere., Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - I thought moving my family to a more diverse city would protect my black children from racism. I was wrong.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 14:50 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755623950868.html
In Johor, unemployed man sentenced to five months’ jail for trespassing into Istana Pasir Pelangi

JOHOR BARU, May 27 — A 35-year-old unemployed man was sentenced to five months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for trespassing into Istana Pasir Pelangi’s palace grounds here last week. The accused, Juel Huran, was sentenced by Magistrate Lee Jun Keong after pleading guilty to the...

27 May 06:32 Malaymail 302165935908200415.html
In morgues and shipping containers, Ecuadorians search for lost dead

GUAYAQUIL/QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Dolores Centeno has scoured the morgues and cemeteries of Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city, for two months searching for her father’s body.

27 May 01:23 Reuters 8334514180744216204.html
In Uttar Pradesh, 52 bats drop dead in 60 minutes on Tuesday

When Pankaj Shahi, owner of a mango orchard in Belghat area, saw a few bats lying dead in a nearby orchard on Tuesday, he informed the forest officials. By the time the forest team arrived, more bats dropped dead from the trees and the tally had gone up to 52.

27 May 04:32 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191467630081.html
Increase in reports of drugs in schools, as police investigate nine-year-old

An investigation by the PA news agency found cannabis was the most common drug, but heroin, cocaine and MDMA were also found.

27 May 23:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773479685816.html
Increase in reports of drugs in schools, as police investigate nine-year-old

An investigation by the PA news agency found cannabis was the most common drug, but heroin, cocaine and MDMA were also found.

27 May 23:04 Shropshire Star 3480199992411336583.html
Increase in reports of drugs in schools, as police investigate nine-year-old

An investigation by the PA news agency found cannabis was the most common drug, but heroin, cocaine and MDMA were also found.

27 May 23:03 Express & Star 7324224458944282296.html
India cases rise as millions of workers return home from cities

MUMBAI: Indian states witnessing millions of migrant labourers returning from the big cities are recording rising coronavirus infections, officials said yesterday, fearing the virus could spread through villages where medical care is basic at best. Officials from the home...

27 May 06:00 thenewpaper 2217039562610055368.html
India coronavirus dispatch: 'Infodemic' is as dangerous as the virus itself

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

27 May 09:33 Business-Standard 1502508926478074057.html
India heatwave: Delhi temperature hits 47C as north India reels

Delhi saw temperatures hit 47C, the highest in decades for this time of year.

27 May 08:39 Yahoo 7097669638496951428.html
India may need to pump $20 billion into coronavirus-hit state banks

The capital plans were still being discussed and a final decision could be taken in the second half of the fiscal year, a second government source said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963795054975.html
India may need to pump $20 billion into coronavirus-hit state banks: Sources

The government initially considered a budget of around 250 billion rupees for bank recapitalisations but that has risen significantly, a senior government source with direct knowledge of the matter said, with loan defaults likely to rise as businesses take a severe hit from nationwide lockdowns to tackle the coronavirus.

27 May 15:23 The Economic Times 7653256037613085581.html
India records 6,387 more COVID-19 cases; tally reaches 1,51,767

Among all states, Maharashtra has the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 54,758.

27 May 04:46 Mumbai Mirror 1209961193536927973.html
India under Narendra Modi can’t be threatened: Ravi Shankar Prasad on China face-off | India News

NEW DELHI: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that “no one can threaten Narendra Modi government’’ in … India under Narendra Modi can’t be threatened: Ravi Shankar Prasad on China face-off | India News Read More »

27 May 23:01 ISSCNC 6824315491993571258.html
India-China border: No change in Ladakh, military brass brief PM and Rajnath

The military brass is learnt to have apprised the Prime Minister about the evolving situation in eastern Ladakh though officials maintained that the meeting was pre-scheduled and reforms in the armed forces was on the agenda.

27 May 06:55 The Indian Express 2885715104830826053.html
Indian government may remain silent, but US President Donald Trump just confirmed ‘raging border dispute’ between India and China

In a dramatic twist, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed the reports of 'now raging border dispute' between India and China.

27 May 16:42 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720208643226588.html
India's 'arrogant expansionist policies' becoming 'threat' to its neighbours: Pakistan PM Khan

Khan further alleged that India had 'illegally annexed' Kashmir and dubbed it as 'a war crime'.

27 May 15:11 The Hans India 817019415680107084.html
IndiGo, AirAsia start to refund passenger tickets in travel agents' accounts: EaseMyTrip.com

The move is likely to come as a relief for travel agents as they would now have the flexibility to return the refunds to customers.Prior to the lockdown, the two airlines allowed refunds to be held only in a credit shell for customers, he added

27 May 19:42 Livemint 6614605818303131348.html
Individualists are less likely to obey hurricane evacuation orders

Hurricanes may take erratic paths, but the response by those in harm's way often follows a predictable pattern. Even in the face of repeated warnings and many people evacuating, some residents of high-risk ...

27 May 12:04 phys.org 3476726124174779417.html
Ireland ranks poorly in care home death comparisons

Figures contained in a Department of Health publication show Ireland with a high number of care home resident deaths, as a percentage of all Covid-19 deaths, as part of a rough comparison with 20 other countries.

27 May 19:24 RTE.ie 7595237278823385868.html
Irish Man Charged With Wildlife Trafficking Extradited to Texas

Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that an Irish man accused of trafficking endangered black rhinoceros horns from Texas to New York City was extradited to the Lone Star State.

27 May 04:18 Courthouse News Service 1799505149789257323.html
Italy: 96% of Coronavirus Fatalities Had Other Chronic Illnesses

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

27 May 12:21 Breitbart 3148363492006594297.html
Jim Acosta: Trump Lying About Link Between Vote-by-Mail, Voter Fraud

Jim Acosta took aim at President Donald Trump for accusing Twitter of election interference over their decision to fact-check his tweets.

27 May 02:19 Breitbart 3148363491569421500.html
Johnny Vegas spotted smoking six months after quitting

He kicked the habit in November.

27 May 14:03 Metro 970161747223560790.html
Kansas Governor Vetoes Bill Limiting Her Covid Emergency Powers

Democratic Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have limited her authority to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.

27 May 00:22 Courthouse News Service 1799505149968437020.html
Karnataka News: Mosques, Churches, With Temples to Open For Public From June 1, Says CM Yediyurappa

The Karnataka CM said that his government was awaiting the Centre's permission regarding the same and that he had also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reopening of hotels in the state.

27 May 10:16 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084346753877.html
KCCI Urges Govt To Evacuate Kashmiris Stranded Abroad

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

27 May 17:58 Kashmir Observer 1268422869745263056.html
KEBS distances itself from viral press statement on Gikambura-Kikuyu relief food incident

At least 20 people were taken ill after consuming suspected poisoned foodstuff

27 May 08:17 Pulse Live 3606876836529302152.html
Kerala carrying out maintenance work in Siruvani Reservoir

City’s water supply not to be affected

27 May 17:33 The Hindu 6679535025337603720.html
Kerala likely to resume sale of alcohol from May 28

The Kerala government has approved the resumption of the sale of alcoholic beverages in the state beginning Thursday, said sources, even as the state is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases following the easing of restrictions and arrival of Keralites from abroad and other parts of the country.

27 May 10:35 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191768939927.html
Labor flags super pledge for work deal

The ACTU faces pressure from the broader labour movement to safeguard the legislated 12 per cent superannuation guarantee.

27 May 14:01 Australian Financial Review 3974284487227877472.html
Lara Logan calls out media for ignoring 'devastating' effects of lockdowns on health care industry

Fox Nation host Lara Logan called out the media Tuesday for ignoring how economic lockdowns are causing damage to the health care industry amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 15:23 Fox News 7362823820377122374.html
Larry Kramer, who pushed the world to respond to the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, has died of pneumonia at 84, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

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

27 May 18:25 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757110075059.html
Las Vegas man killed in hit-and-run ID’d as police seek 2nd driver

Man killed in Las Vegas hit-and-run crash identified as James Taite, 66

27 May 19:35 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837012115057.html
Letter of the week: Dismantling democracy

A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email letters@newstatesman.co.uk to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182959165776.html
Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA — New Democrats joined forces Tuesday with the governing Liberals to waive normal House of Commons proceedings for another four months during the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:34 KitchenerToday.com 52741008961611725.html
Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA - New Democrats joined forces Tuesday with the governing Liberals to waive normal House of Commons proceedings for another four months during the COV

27 May 00:34 iNFOnews.ca 6669504246169450621.html
Life convict in Ayanavaram sexual assault case ends life at Puzhal prison

Prison staff found the body of the 42-year-old in a bathroom on Wednesday afternoon

27 May 11:08 The Hindu 6679535025941705350.html
Limerick man appears in US court on rhino horn charges

A 30-year-old Limerick man who was extradited to the United States to face allegations of trafficking endangered rhinoceros horns has appeared in court in Texas.

27 May 02:33 RTE.ie 7595237277417747488.html
LNA Surprised by Claims of 'Russian Aircraft' in Libya - Spokesman

CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Libyan National Army (LNA) believes the US military's statements about the alleged arrival of Russian military aircraft in Libya are strange, LNA...

27 May 04:03 Sputniknews 967333867590177672.html
Local Lockdowns to be Introduced in UK for Future Coronavirus ‘Flare Ups’

Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealed stricter social distancing measures could be introduced in certain areas in the future as part of the NHS "test and trace" system...

27 May 13:02 Sputniknews 967333867804090244.html
Lockdown presents mixed fortunes for Prakasam farmers

Paddy, Bengal gram, maize growers saw gains, while tobacco and chilli cultivators faced hard times

27 May 17:48 The Hindu 6679535024368977625.html
Los Angeles Domestic Violence Hotline Calls Double Since Shutdown

California was one of the earliest locations to shut down, and Los Angeles County now reports that calls to the county’s domestic violence hotline have more than doubled since the virus hit.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531837550065.html
Lukewarm turnout at liquor shops not a cause for comfort

KARAIKAL Though there was no overcrowding in front of the IMFL, arrack and toddy shops in Karaikal on Monday and Tuesday, purportedly due to the price hike, social activists express apprehensions that

27 May 11:53 The Hindu 6679535025243910678.html
M5 closed after dog runs onto motorway

Motorists were caught up in queues after the M5 was closed as a dog ran onto the motorway.

27 May 11:34 Express & Star 7324224459782757232.html
Maharashtra: Small and medium hospitals raise concerns over state notification on restriction of charges

The state government declared to take over 80 per cent of the hospital beds, as per a notification on May 22. The government has also come out with standard rates for some important surgeries and medical procedures, and the rates are applicable till July 31.

27 May 19:37 The Indian Express 2885715103790532249.html
Mailed-in votes often wind up missing in action

The coronavirus has been a killer of the conventional. Even as health dangers diminish, pressure is building for a radical shift in long-standing custom for the way the nation elects its leaders. Vote

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441138063132.html
Makati City cops arrest 2 Chinese ‘doctors’ from illegal COVID-19 clinic

Two self-proclaimed doctors from China were arrested in Makati City yesterday for allegedly running a clinic that exclusively treated the suspects' compatriots, including COVID-19 patients Major Gideon Ines Jr, chief of the Makati police's...

27 May 02:42 Coconuts 8871564983850890063.html
Man caught after trying to rob store, stealing car, and running from police

A Rowan County man was apprehended by police in Salisbury after an unsuccessful attempt to rob a convenience store, and unsuccessful attempt to steal a truck, successfully stealing a car, then getting caught trying to run away from police.

27 May 14:39 WBTV 6439870257512458053.html
Manish Sisodia asks school principals to chalk out micro-plan for reopening of educational institutions

Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister, said there cannot be a common plan for reopening all schools as the context of every school is different.

27 May 22:10 The Financial Express 1288289580362017320.html
Man's best friend: Loyal dog waits for months at hospital after owner died of COVID-19

A seven-year-old dog that belonged to a dead Wuhan Covid-19 patient who waited for its owner to leave the hospital for three months now lives in a dog shelter.

27 May 18:07 Legit 3764253650163209167.html
Mesa Public Schools weighing three options for reopening schools in August

The state is set to release its recommendations for reopening schools June 1 but districts are not waiting to come up with their contingency plans.

27 May 03:41 ABC15 Arizona 911680910994754863.html
Michael O'Leary hits out at Government's 'ineffective' quarantine regime

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary has hit out at Government plans to quarantine travellers coming into ...

27 May 08:15 Newstalk 7635722257971799796.html
Michel Barnier tells SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford European Union ‘open’ to Brexit delay

The European Union is "open" to a two-year Brexit delay, chief negotiator Michel Barnier has revealed amid continued deadlock.

27 May 12:58 The Courier 4275302767334908582.html
Migrants issue: Randeep Surjewala moves Supreme Court, seeks permission to intervene

Surjewala said he wants to apprise the top court of "certain pertinent measures" that may be considered by the Centre in order to alleviate the plight of migrant labourers who are stranded or travelling long distances.

27 May 08:21 The Indian Express 2885715104916351997.html
Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

OTTAWA - The Canadian Armed Forces has located the remains of some of the military members who died last month when the helicopter they were in crashed in t

27 May 21:38 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245853296427.html
Minister makes case for quarterly disinfection of police cells

Central Regional Minister Kwamena Duncan has underscored the need for police cells in the country to be disinfected every quarter.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494720035565.html
Mitt Romney calls out ‘vile’ Donald Trump murder accusations against ‘psycho’ Joe Scarborough

“Never Trumper” Mitt Romney stepped in to defend his friend and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough on Wednesday after the president renewed his Twitter feud against the MSNBC host.The Utah senator called the accusations vile and baseless after Donald Trump escalated his campaign against “psycho

27 May 15:26 Yahoo 7097669638810435784.html
MLB players disappointed with pay cuts in return plan

Major League Baseball players are disappointed with pay cuts in the latest proposal from team owners to return from a coronavirus pandemic ...

27 May 23:04 CNA 5644198863023630345.html
Mob stones father of 7 to death for stealing chicken to feed hungry family

A father of seven children has been stoned to death by an angry mob in Uganda for allegedly stealing chicken to feed his hungry family The incident happened in Kamurojjo-Muro village, Serere district, in the Teso

27 May 09:35 LailasNews.com 2090029850028034709.html
Mom hurting from daughter's death wants legislative changes

SHATTERED by the death of her youngest daughter a month ago after she was denied access t...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615651912913.html
Moped rider caught with cannabis stash under backside

More illegal riding and driving has been clamped down upon by police in Anfield, Birkenhead, Huyton, Prescot and St Helens

27 May 18:03 Liverpool Echo 7727211173815247128.html
More parts of the UK banning sky lanterns and helium balloons

North East Derbyshire District Council has introduced a charter to ban the release of sky lanterns and helium balloons on its land.

27 May 11:02 Metro 970161748276754030.html
More peacekeeping operations, fewer troops in 2019: Report

The number of multilateral peace operations, both by the UN and others, rose by just one to 61, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

27 May 01:31 Hindustan Times 696565558147802604.html
More than 50 inmates out of 300 released are rearrested | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

With the number of rearrested inmates growing, the Honolulu Police Department said it is a “threat to public safety” to release them early to stop the spread of COVID-19.

27 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335388896360497.html
More than eight in 10 Ryanair passengers are STILL waiting for refunds for cancelled flights, says Which?

Just five per cent of Ryanair customers have had their money returned to them for cancelled flights within the seven day legal time frame, according to a poll by the UK consumer champion.

27 May 23:01 Mail Online 124328111623608690.html
More than half of Scotland’s coronavirus deaths last week were in care homes, new figures show

More than half of coronavirus deaths in Scotland last week occurred in care homes, latest figures have shown.

27 May 13:16 The Courier 4275302768649680937.html
Moscow in 2014 banned wholesale imports from the European Union of most types of fresh foods in response to EU sanctions over Russia's actions in Ukraine including the annexation of Crimea

Russia on Wednesday seized 40 tonnes of European cheeses smuggled into the country in breach of an embargo on EU food imports, the customs service said. The shipment included Dorblu blue cheese and Italian hard cheeses such as Grana Padano, the customs service said. This was in response to EU sanctions

27 May 16:49 Yahoo 7097669638157355689.html
Most Minnesota law enforcement agencies ban the neck-pinning maneuver used against George Floyd — but it’s still allowed in Minneapolis

The maneuver police used to restrain George Floyd before his death is no longer allowed in most Minnesota law-enforcement agencies, but in Minneapolis, it’s allowed as a “non-deadly force option” if officers are properly trained.

27 May 18:19 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883718032241.html
Most Minnesota law enforcement agencies ban the neck-pinning maneuver used against George Floyd — but it's still allowed in Minneapolis, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on Monday after being subdued for eight minutes by an officer who was seen on video kneeling on his neck.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 18:19 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757133601649.html
Most OPEC+ Nations Want No Changes in Deal Provisions Related to Cuts From July - Source

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Most OPEC+ nations want to preserve the April conditions of the deal and reduce oil production by 7.7 million barrels per day starting July, but...

27 May 08:03 Sputniknews 967333869329777182.html
'Move On', British Government Says Following Outrage Over PM Adviser Dominic Cummings

Earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide, Dominic Cummings, his wife and their child traveled 260 miles from London to the northeastern city of Durham in late...

27 May 06:54 Sputniknews 967333867698024833.html
Mumbai lockdown: Flight passengers moving to or from airport don't need to carry e-pass

'All flight travellers moving to/from the Mumbai Airport can do so without an e-pass,' Mumbai police tweeted.The domestic flights were allowed to operate with reasonable restrictions, from May 25

27 May 08:48 Livemint 6614605819566639289.html
Murder, Arson, and Hundreds of Charges: Cops Wade Into Canuck Towing War

What started out as simple rivalry between tow companies devolved into a full-scale conflict that boasted every ingredient of organized crime: guns, drugs, money, intimidation, arson, and murder.

27 May 19:43 The Truth About Cars 8594295342776428223.html
MVA works to cushion itself in both houses

Given the fact that many non-NDA state governments have been ambushed by BJPs central leadership, the Maharashtra ruling front has been taking precaution to try and checkmate such moves. Sources say it has also been taking care to sort out divergent views through consultations.

27 May 23:28 The Economic Times 7653256037192854406.html
My brother was billed to become a prof soon —Sibling of murdered UNIJOS lecturer

Chesil Drenkat recounts the events leading to the killing of his brother and University of Jos lecturer, Dr Nandi Drenkat, by gunmen who also abducted his six-year-old daughter, in this interview w...

27 May 06:35 Punch Newspapers 3524240995442073103.html
NDC can demonstrate all they want but EC's decision won't change - Kweku Baako

Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide, has jumped to the defence of the Electoral Commission, stressing that nothing can change the Commission's decision on the voters' register.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493899533154.html
New Zealand discharges its last coronavirus patient from the hospital

New Zealand has discharged the last case of coronavirus in the country and recorded no new cases of COVID-19 for five days consecutively, ministry of health officials announced on Wednesday. The last coronavirus (COVID-19) patient to

27 May 16:23 LailasNews.com 2090029849167413219.html
New Zealand police rescue 2 hikers after 19 days in wilderness

May 27 (UPI) -- Searchers on Wednesday found two lost hikers alive after they spent nearly three weeks in the remote wilderness of a rugged national park in New Zealand, authorities said.

27 May 11:27 UPI 8257973864677044671.html
Nicola Sturgeon Confirms 'Public Inquiry' Into Scottish Government's Handling of Coronavirus Crisis

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

27 May 18:18 Sputniknews 967333869517214633.html
Nine charged with destroying woman’s house

The young men beat a man after a row and when Mary Mwiti warned them, they raided her home.

27 May 20:03 Daily Nation 7421817124997116452.html
Nizamuddin event: 15 more chargesheets against foreigners

294 booked for flouting visa norms, govt. rules among others

27 May 19:48 The Hindu 6679535024366025605.html
Nizamuddin Markaz: Delhi Police to file 15 more charge sheets against 294 foreigners

The charge sheets will be filed in Saket court against the 294 foreigners belonging to 14 countries, including Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and several African nations, police said.

27 May 15:07 The Financial Express 1288289581549598847.html
NLC protests slash in workers’ salaries, gives Ganduje 14 days to make U-turn

Organised labour in Kano has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the state government to pay back the deduction it made to workers' salaries or they go on strike.

27 May 16:26 TheCable 7513571676074796791.html
No clear answers on reopening Ohio’s schools

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

27 May 20:00 Washington Examiner 4625792332521724670.html
No post mortems yet after two men found dead at Bridgnorth caravan park

Two men who died following an incident at a Bridgnorth caravan park have not yet been formally identified.

27 May 16:15 Shropshire Star 3480199992558699347.html
Nolte: To Protect Joe Biden the Media Just Legitimized Racism and Sexual Assault

The same media that crybaby over Donald Trump upsetting all their precious norms, just normalized sexual assault and racism.

27 May 15:00 Breitbart 3148363490743038713.html
Nord Stream 2 Operator Says Sanction Threats Are Discrimination Against European Companies

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Threats to impose sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project are discrimination against European companies, the project operator, Nord...

27 May 00:39 Sputniknews 967333869455945339.html
Number of children caught in school with drugs including HEROIN is up by more than a quarter in four years, new figures show

Rising numbers of children have been caught in school with drugs that include heroin, an investigation reveals. Between 2016 and 2019, 2,600 cases were reported in England and Wales.

27 May 23:00 Mail Online 124328110943708416.html
Number of people who have died in UK after testing positive for coronavirus hits 37,460

The death toll has increased by 412 in the last 24 hours according to the latest Department of Health figures

27 May 15:27 men 6694993428119845733.html
NYC doctor who treated John Paul II, Reagan accused of sexually abusing patient

A noted New York City doctor who reportedly treated a pope and president allegedly sexually assaulted a patient after romantically pursuing her for years, according to a federal lawsuit. The woman who

27 May 19:58 New York Post 7654946768044354143.html
NZ facing worst downturn in 160 years: central bank

If tough restrictions are re-imposed unemployment could rise to 18 per cent and banks would need to raise capital, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand warns.

27 May 01:35 Australian Financial Review 3974284486674018620.html
ODM to kick out 9 MPs for working with Ruto

At least 10 legislators to lose their committee membership while two others will be moved to less influential positions

27 May 23:00 The Standard 5587226195681751473.html
Officer fired after allegedly saying it was 'unfortunate' virus didn't kill all black people

A police officer in Louisiana has been fired after allegedly posting a comment on Facebook that said it was "unfortunate" the coronavirus did not kill all black people.

27 May 21:26 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202038946221.html
Officer who put knee on black man’s neck ‘should be charged over death’

The mayor of Minneapolis says he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged over the death of George Floyd.

27 May 20:12 Express & Star 7324224459789741281.html
Officer who put knee on black man’s neck ‘should be charged over death’

The mayor of Minneapolis says he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged over the death of George Floyd.

27 May 20:13 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774325144801.html
Officer who put knee on black man’s neck ‘should be charged over death’

The mayor of Minneapolis says he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged over the death of George Floyd.

27 May 20:11 Irishexaminer 8196011179616540214.html
Official employment survey may capture migration

The ministry of statistics and programme implementation is examining changes that may need to be carried out to assess the extent of unemployment post the reverse-migration in the Periodic Labour Force Survey. The idea is to get a better sense of employment as migration from cities, post-Covid pandemic and lockdown, has been in large numbers.

27 May 10:19 The Economic Times 7653256038509353229.html
Old Tafo Assembly supports 16 more PWDs to start their businesses

The Old Tafo Municipal Assembly has presented various items to 16 selected Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the municipality to economically empower them.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494109649809.html
Oman Air takes additional pandemic safety measures

Cabin crew will wear disposable full-body personal protective equipment (PPE) including mask, face shield and gloves over their uniforms…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881918041440.html
One year-old baby, 2 adults killed in gory accident

A year-old baby and two male adults were killed, while 11 others suffered injuries in an accident, at Anoff near Nsawam in the Eastern Region, on Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494199164010.html
'Orange is the New Black' star Kate Mulgrew will move to Ireland if Donald Trump is re-elected

Kate Mulgrew, who has strong Irish roots on both sides of her family, has said she "will go and live in Ireland" if Donald J Trump wins the presidential election. Mulgrew, known for her role as Red in Orange Is the New Black and Captains Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager was speaking to TrekMovie.com when...

27 May 15:36 IrishCentral 7319968744198242646.html
Pakistan condemns commencement of temple construction at site of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya: FO

"The RSS-BJP combine in India is busy unabashedly advancing the 'Hindutva' agenda," says FO spokesperson Aisha Farooqui.

27 May 23:22 DAWN.COM 4500271768461942815.html
Panel defers decision on green pass to LG Polymers

EAC to wait for suo moto action by NGT, cases being heard in High Court and NHRC on gas leak accident

27 May 18:01 The Hindu 6679535025359697395.html
Parliament wants curfew hours reviewed

This comes after a number of Ugandans were yesterday arrested for failing to observe the curfew time due to traffic jam on different roads.

27 May 20:15 New Vision 9103146373579646022.html
People Coming in Goa are not Required to be Quarantined: CM Pramod Sawant -

The Goa government has changed its Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for people entering the state. People entering the state through

27 May 13:03 News Hunt Media 8859517519160016013.html
Pick n Pay outlet, 8 other stores in Gauteng closed for contravening regulations

A Pick n Pay outlet, seven stores owned by foreign nationals and a butchery were closed by Gauteng MEC Faith Mazibuko for contravening the law.

27 May 20:36 News24 3752801377855807714.html
Police arrested a Bay Area woman who they say posted racist notes on the homes of Asian Americans, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The notes suggested that those not native to the US leave the country immediately.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 15:17 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756034128955.html
Police register case against building owner and contractor after woman’s death

Tuesday’s rains claim the life of motorist who died when the branch of a tree fell on her

27 May 15:33 The Hindu 6679535024600337998.html
Police rescue 2 abducted siblings in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi has rescued two siblings, aged five and 10, who were abducted from their home in Abakaliki at gunpoint.The Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mrs Loveth Odah disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abakaliki.

27 May 10:42 The Guardian 7580308505676776679.html
Police warns on using essential workers’ Ssickers, RDC letters during curfew

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has made it clear that use of essential workers’ stickers and Resident District Commissioners – RDC letters will not be allowed during curfew hours. Senior Superintendent of Police – SSP Norman Musinga, also Kampala metropolitan traffic police commander said police will not spare vehicles and drivers with …

27 May 15:10 The Independent Uganda: 5099025990138322689.html
Police: 33 nabbed at Ipoh pubs for flouting CMCO

IPOH, May 27 — A total of 33 individuals, including three women, who were drinking in two pubs were arrested by police for defying the conditional movement control order (CMCO) last night. Ipoh Police District chief ACP A. Asmadi Abdul Aziz said four individuals were picked up at the...

27 May 06:05 Malaymail 302165936547067155.html
Politics Briefing: Major decision in Meng case comes down today

Also: Singh calls for RCMP to investigate conditions at long-term care homes

27 May 16:48 The Globe and Mail 68426410264328947.html
Poll slump hits UK’s Johnson in wake of Cummings scandal

LONDON, May 27 — Support for Boris Johnson has slumped by the sharpest fall for a Conservative party leader in a decade following the Dominic Cummings scandal, according to an opinion poll published today. As the prime minister prepares to be quizzed by senior MPs later today over his...

27 May 08:35 Malaymail 302165934508570190.html
Pompeii: Buried by Vesuvius, blighted by coronavirus, ancient Roman city wants to rise again

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

27 May 06:43 Hindustan Times 696565558775753822.html
Pompeo: China in the past year 'has shed any pretense' that people of Hong Kong enjoy high degree of autonomy – Reuters

Reuters reports that the US State Sec. Pompeo says China in the past year 'has shed any pretense' that people of hong kong enjoy high degree of autono

27 May 20:27 FXStreet 4480975638101506740.html
Pompeo: US Cutting Iran Nuke Deal-Related Waivers, Measure Effective in 60 Days

Citing "Iran's continued nuclear escalation," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the sanctions waiver for Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action-related...

27 May 19:55 Sputniknews 967333868716314579.html
Predicting the course of US-China relations in the post Covid-19 era

Authors: Ayush Banerjee and Dhritiman Banerjee* The coronavirus pandemic is a natural threat to the geopolitical order. And it is needless to state that this majorly affects the currently international paradigm in a manner that the world has not seen before. Although there have been a few instances where pandemics have shaken the mortality rates, […]

27 May 05:30 Modern Diplomacy 4563921199486103410.html
President Xi Jinping tells Chinese Army to scale up preparations for war | World News

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to scale up the battle preparedness, visualising the worst-case scenarios and … President Xi Jinping tells Chinese Army to scale up preparations for war | World News Read More »

27 May 06:21 ISSCNC 6824315490472182398.html
Progressives Show How Shallow the #MeToo Movement Is

When it comes to sexual assault accusations against Republicans, as we saw with Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats insisted we believe all women. But now that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is being accused by former staffer Tara Reade of sexually assaulting her in the early 90s, the attitude appears to be quite different.

27 May 13:50 Townhall 6083908946834394437.html
Public telling police 'if it's OK for Cummings it's OK for us' says PCC

People breaching lockdown rules in the West Midlands have told police they are not following them because Dominic Cummings didn't.

27 May 13:20 Express & Star 7324224459299087405.html
Publicise WhatsApp numbers of shopkeepers, avoid complete shutdown, Bombay HC tells authorities

The petitioner told the court the authorities had announced a complete shutdown in containment zones from May 15 to May 20, causing inconvenience to both the consumers and shopkeepers selling essential goods.

27 May 18:22 The Indian Express 2885715104107972507.html
Rangers ‘exploring’ Saido Berahino and Manuel Benson transfers

RANGERS are keen on attacking duo Saido Berahino and Manuel Benson, according to reports in Belgium. The Light Blues are set to confirm the permanent capture of Ianis Hagi from Genk in a £3million …

27 May 10:53 The Scottish Sun 6609127672674970193.html
READERS’ LETTERS: ‘UK Government is treating us as fools’

Sir, – I am dismayed by the behaviour of Dominic Cummings.

27 May 15:50 The Courier 4275302768387124216.html
Refugees in East Africa facing starvation due to COVID-19

The UNHCR has warned that urban refugees in East Africa are on the precipice of catastrophe due to a worsening situation brought by the coronavirus

27 May 12:00 Face2Face Africa 5878198131377643891.html
Regional, municipal administrative buildings could open in mid-June

Most of the buildings have been closed since March 18

27 May 15:15 KitchenerToday.com 52741010417350546.html
Report: USAF covered up incidents of racial bias

May 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force tried to cover up racial bias in its justice system, a report by an independent advocacy group said Wednesday.

27 May 21:05 UPI 8257973863935212574.html
Reps accuse NDDC IMC of spending billions despite COVID-19

The House of Representatives said on Tuesday it will not succumb to blackmail in its quest to unravel the corruption allegations rocking the ...

27 May 04:10 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900234836352.html
Residents of Kodjonya-Menekpo threaten bloodshed over grave

The siting of a grave close in Kodjonya-Menekpo, a community in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality has created apprehension among community members as community members fear the burial of the deceased in the area could infect their hand dug wells and other sources of water.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494600863103.html
Retail stores allowed to reopen in city of Los Angeles, Garcetti says

Small retail stores in the city of Los Angeles will be allowed to reopen starting Wednesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced.

27 May 00:47 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440450512537.html
Rise in fake posts spreading COVID-based canards: CM

Fake social media posts targeting individuals in the name of having contracted COVID-19 is on the rise, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday.In Alappuzha, a set of miscreants attempted to

27 May 17:30 The Hindu 6679535025057787090.html
Rising tide: On return of protests in Hong Kong

China’s effort to tighten grip on Hong Kong with tough laws may not help its cause

27 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535024812867931.html
Rosanne Cash Says Her Daughter Was Called A ‘Liberal P*ssy’ For Wearing A Mask

Johnny Cash’s granddaughter was allegedly called a “liberal p*ssy” by a man in Nashville after she was spotted wearing a mask to buy groceries. Her mother, Cash’s eldest ...

27 May 20:56 The Inquisitr 1745625231317365455.html
Rouhani urges cooperation as newly elected Parliament convenes

Iran has held the opening session of its new Parliament under strict health protocols, more than three months after an election in February was swept by conservative candidates.

27 May 10:29 Aljazeera 6642629762350107941.html
Russia Reports Record One-Day Rise in Coronavirus Deaths

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

27 May 05:27 TOLO news 5578851438416069025.html
Ryanair calls on State to end ‘ineffective’ quarantine for overseas travellers

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

27 May 04:00 The Irish Times 8204772967597748613.html
Salvation Army opens heat relief stations in metro Phoenix

The Salvation Army on Wednesday opened heat relief stations across metro Phoenix as forecasters say temperatures will reach as high as 112 degrees in some desert areas by Friday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442429344222.html
SAT test now optional for US university admissions; Indian test-prep institutes feel the heat

For students, especially from non-native English speaking nations, the SAT is used to test the ability to read and comprehend university-level programmes

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965204687331.html
Saudi Arabia to move for Premier League TV rights to ensure Newcastle takeover

Newcastle's £300million takeover bid has been held up over the Saudi state's alleged involvement with beoutQ, a pirate service that has illegally broadcast Premier League matches

27 May 21:00 mirror 675785261302525352.html
Saudi Arabia to move for Premier League TV rights to ensure Newcastle takeover

Newcastle's £300million takeover bid has been held up over the Saudi state's alleged involvement with beoutQ, a pirate service that has illegally broadcast Premier League matches

27 May 21:00 Irish Mirror 2875825628407743441.html
Saudi takeover of Newcastle United in doubt after WTO finding

The prospect of the Saudi Arabian Government taking a majority stake in Newcastle United has suff...

27 May 09:26 Newstalk 7635722259484597756.html
SBI customers to SMS ‘yes’ for moratorium

State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) customers will be able to avail loan repayment moratorium facility by simply responding to an SMS from the bank, the lender said.The bank will send an SMS to customers,

27 May 17:04 The Hindu 6679535025650458509.html
SBI extends moratorium on loans by three months

Earlier, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had on May 22 announced the extension of moratorium by another three months.

27 May 15:01 DNA India 7533428662133614720.html
Schools likely to re-open from July 1 in Karnataka

Karnataka Schools re-open: After announcing dates for SSLC examinations in Karnataka to be held in June

27 May 07:39 The Hans India 817019414731251458.html
Schools, colleges still not allowed to open: MHA

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

27 May 01:36 Deccan Herald 2027555796821678410.html
Scientific data, logic used for govt's tobacco sales ban decision - Dlamini-Zuma

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has submitted the reasons which were taken into account when deciding on regulation 27 that was invoked for the national state of disaster.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107567268174.html
Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

The anthem bill is set for a second reading today and is expected to be turned into law next month

27 May 07:33 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362970795633.html
Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

The anthem bill is set for a second reading today and is expected to be turned into law next month

27 May 11:04 The Asian Age 2126266544478989937.html
Senate Democrats take on GOP court-packing in blistering new report

The senators pointed to conservative activist Leonard Leo as the driving force behind the many of the president's appointments.

27 May 22:12 Yahoo 7097669638940875037.html
Senior Arab Officials: Senior Saudi, Jordanian officials say moderate Arab states back Israel's sovereignty plan - Middle East

While Arab leaders officially oppose Israel's sovereignty plan, many have backed the plan in closed-door talks with the US.

27 May 08:28 Israel National News 5374683668773827397.html
Sikh Front-Line Workers Make Enough Sacrifices. Their Beards Shouldn't Be One.

Religiously worn beards have been subtly framed as an obstacle to the safety of COVID-19 patients.

27 May 00:00 SikhNet 7341539213148255990.html
Singh wants Ottawa to send military allegations of nursing home neglect to RCMP

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he wants to see the RCMP investigate conditions in long-term care homes in Ontario following allegations in a report of neglect and abuse in five homes being helped by the military.

27 May 14:15 KitchenerToday.com 52741010824968795.html
Somali Refugee Indicted for Attempting to Join Islamic Terrorist Group

A Somali-born naturalized United States citizen was indicted this week for allegedly attempting to join Islamic terrorist group al-Shabab. 

27 May 01:05 Breitbart 3148363492821653554.html
Sonny Quitlong, grocery store and Post Office employee who ‘saw the best in everyone,’ dies of coronavirus

Mr. Quitlong immigrated to the United States after serving in the Philippine Army. For decades, he worked as a checker at a Safeway on Rainier Avenue, and as a mail...

27 May 18:17 The Seattle Times 9121942837715855088.html
South Africa to let places of worship reopen from June

They will be limited to 50 people.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830452471110.html
SpaceX to add sunshades to all future Starlink satellites

SpaceX has decided to add sunshades to future Starlink satellites to reduce their impact on astronomy, having opted for constellation-wide implementation of the reflective hardware. 

27 May 16:32 SpaceNews 7631243600797055762.html
Spain falls silent at start of 10-day mourning for COVID-19 victims

27,000 people have died as a result of the pandemic.

27 May 17:07 euronews 7318238121325567129.html
Spain starts 10 days of mourning

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

27 May 05:00 EUobserver 625925298893195188.html
State issues strict new child care facility requirements to cope with COVID-19 threat | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State officials released strict new guidelines Tuesday for Hawaii child care facilities that are operating now or plan to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, and also announced $11.9 million grant funding to try to stabilize and support child care operators.

27 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335389432141911.html
Steve Bannon wins battle to set up Italy political academy

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

27 May 17:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601102766565231.html
Stormy Weather Delays Historic SpaceX Launch

NASA and SpaceX will try again on Saturday.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532043768525.html
Study shows erosion of ozone layer responsible for mass extinction event

Researchers at the University of Southampton have shown that an extinction event 360 million years ago, that killed much of the Earth's plant and freshwater aquatic life, was caused by a brief breakdown ...

27 May 18:00 phys.org 3476726123316051141.html
Surprise: Another Research Study Tries to Tie Fox News to Coronavirus Deaths

The National Bureau of Economic Research has completed a new academic study which concluded that watching Fox News during the coronavirus pandemic just might kill you, or at least put you in danger. Researchers from Columbia University and the University of Chicago concluded that Fox News convinced an alarming number of viewers to ignore social distancing guidelines.

27 May 14:45 Townhall 6083908947800516552.html
Swarms of desert locusts threaten India's summer crops

An invasion by swarms of desert locusts has devastated crops in India's heartland, threatening an already vulnerable region that is struggling with the economic cost of coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 08:25 CTVNews 2422791597137952569.html
Tackling evils of fake news, hate speech - The Nation Nigeria

A new study has emphasised the need to counter the advent of fake news and hate speech in Nigeria as well as stem the surge and its damaging ..

27 May 05:31 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901428100651.html
Teen from High Point charged after alleged crime spree, shoot-out, and chase

A High Point teen and a juvenile have been charged after a crime spree involving break-ins to multiple vehicles and a chase with law enforcement, and a chase with one of the victims.

27 May 15:08 WBTV 6439870258125009074.html
Tesla cuts prices by as much as 6% in North America to boost demand

Auto retail sales in the United States likely halved in April from a year earlier, showed data from J.D. Power.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965089035918.html
Tesla to cut car prices in North America, China

The price cut comes as states after lockdowns during which demand for cars waned.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963462217626.html
Tesla to cut car prices in North America, China

BEIJING — Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it will cut prices of its electric vehicles in North America as the firm ramps up car production at its Fremont, California, factory after the easing of coronavirus lockdowns.

27 May 04:40 Financial Post 2379081492021387095.html
Test, track and trace to start from tomorrow

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

27 May 16:41 Metro 970161748802694029.html
Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Twitter purported Tuesday to “fact check” two tweets by President Trump in which the president pointed out – accurately – that mail-in ballots present substantial risks of election fraud. I strongly disagree with Twitter.

27 May 23:44 Fox News 7362823820189293981.html
Texas Police Officers Suing Department Over Quota System for Tickets

It's something that people joke about when they get pulled over. 'You're probably just trying to make your quota.' Looks like one police department was using a quota system, which is illegal.

27 May 20:21 NewsTalk 1290 8990645952882794626.html
The Billionaire Governor Who’s Been Sued Dozens of Times for Millions in Unpaid Bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

27 May 09:00 ProPublica 7866676282461789495.html
The little electric cars used for ecommerce deliveries in South Africa

Tiny electric vehicles used by South African ecommerce companies to facilitate deliveries are in high demand.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788413751837.html
The places in Wales which have received the most money from Welsh Government business grants during coronavirus crisis

£639m has been given to businesses in Wales

27 May 11:30 Wales Online 7686550516570764371.html
The Rose are ready for the new season but eager for some clarity from governing bodies.

Manager Brown Ferguson has already added a clutch of new signings ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

27 May 12:17 dailyrecord 552235479181220513.html
The Silent Killer: As Heat Wave Engulfs Northern India, Here’s Why It’s Deadly And How To Minimise The Damage

In India, heatwaves are the third biggest natural cause of deaths, having killed over 6,000 people since 2010

27 May 13:10 Swarajya 4977622828533614772.html
'The very definition of a toxic work environment': Gabrielle Union, 47, opens up on getting axed from America's Got Talent after complaining about creator Simon Cowell's smoking on set and Jay Leno's racist joke

Gabrielle Union, 47, opened up about how she was axed from America's Got Talent in November 2019 after she spoke up about racist incidents and a toxic workspace in a new interview with Variety.

27 May 15:30 Mail Online 124328111910085393.html
Three dead, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crashes

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta Three persons lost their lives, while 14 others sustained varying degrees of injury in two separate crashes on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The two crashes, which occurred...

27 May 07:11 Punch Newspapers 3524240995978872410.html
Top Army commanders meet amid China's Ladakh offensive

Top Army commanders meet amid China's Ladakh offensive. The main focus will be on the situation in eastern Ladakh where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in an eyeball-to-eyeball face-off in sensitive areas like Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley, Demchok and Daulat Beg Oldie

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384215899279.html
Tory privatisation is at the heart of the UK's disastrous coronavirus response

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

27 May 05:00 the Guardian 1491978794995576536.html
Tower FM is being shut down after broadcasting local radio to Bury and Bolton for 21 years

The local radio station for Bolton and Bury is set to be re-branded as the nationwide Greatest Hits Radio from September

27 May 12:48 men 6694993429360023189.html
Trudeau defends suspending regular House sittings, downplays chance of snap election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending the decision to suspend all regular sittings of the House of Commons until September, with the special all-party COVID-19 committee acting as a stand-in over the next few weeks, and then four special House sittings over the summer.

27 May 20:28 CTVNews 2422791597452443762.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

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

27 May 00:13 Business Insider 6060062399692907000.html
Trump asks DOJ, FBI to expedite probe into George Floyd death

President Trump on Wednesday said he asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI to expedite an investigation into the death of George Floyd, who died in the custody of Minneapolis police earlier

27 May 22:48 TheHill 355432919576295127.html
Trump expects 'full report' on death of George Floyd

President Trump on Wednesday described the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody as a “very sad event” and said he expects a “full report” when he returns to Washington. 

27 May 20:38 TheHill 355432917909419883.html
Trump offers to mediate between India and China

PTI Washington In a surprise move, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to “mediate or arbitrate” the raging border dispute between India an

27 May 17:23 The Navhind Times 3656927214732922150.html
Trump offers to mediate in India-China frontier showdown

WASHINGTON, May 27 — US President Donald Trump offered today to mediate in what he called a “raging” border showdown between India and China in the Himalayas. Trump’s offer came after Indian defence sources said hundreds of Chinese troops had moved into a disputed zone along their 3,500...

27 May 13:58 Malaymail 302165935479338343.html
Trump offers to mediate India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 17:07 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363073866883.html
Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 20:38 The Asian Age 2126266545807029036.html
Trump Pledges Social Media Crackdown, D.C. Circuit Offers Its Version of Subtweet

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

27 May 07:18 The Hollywood Reporter 121801344693072786.html
Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

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

27 May 11:15 New Vision 9103146372293434176.html
Trump says he’ll be back for delayed SpaceX rocket launch

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

27 May 22:38 New York Post 7654946767999100443.html
Trump says Twitter is "stifling free speech" after it labels his tweets with fact-check warning

Yesterday saw Trump tweet that mail-in ballots would be forged, illegally printed, and signed. A follow-up Tweet claimed that anyone living in the state of California would get a ballot, and professionals would tell them how to vote, and for…

27 May 10:20 TechSpot 7732733960695161059.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact check

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

27 May 12:16 Australian Financial Review 3974284488366972729.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

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

27 May 14:17 Aljazeera 6642629761949079617.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

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

27 May 12:20 The Times of India 6060938664051531848.html
Trump threatens social media shutdown amid checks from Twitter

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

27 May 17:45 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299724656444.html
Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976449982252.html
Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after Twitter fact check

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

27 May 13:19 Hindustan Times 696565557299919705.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

The tweets in question violated a recently expanded Twitter policy, said the San Francisco-based company.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107035656548.html
Trump Threatens to Shut Social Media Companies After Twitter Fact Check

President Donald Trump threatened to regulate or shutter social media companies -- a warning apparently aimed at Twitter Inc. after it began fact-checking his tweets.

27 May 11:37 Bloomberg.com 4032480121391692685.html
Trump urges Republicans to block bill extending FISA provisions

President Trump on Tuesday urged House Republicans to oppose legislation extending Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act provisions, citing abuses of the law against his 2016 campaign.

27 May 01:02 New York Post 7654946768887892731.html
Trump Will Sign Executive Order On Social Media After Lashing Out At Twitter

President Trump is set to sign an executive order on social media following his threat to shut down platforms after...

27 May 23:09 Talking Points Memo 4598529366639816669.html
Trump’s silver lining — economic numbers could be surging by Election Day

There is one possible silver lining for President Trump in the dismal economic numbers that have followed the coronavirus lockdowns and jeopardized his reelection: There is nowhere to go but up.

27 May 11:00 Washington Examiner 4625792333802343523.html
TSL bosses acquitted again

Harare Regional Magistrate Mrs Sandra Mupindu has, for the second time, acquitted three Tobacco Sales Limited (TSL) bosses accused of selling a farm for US$600 000 after it had been gazetted by Government for acquisition under the land reform programme.

27 May 22:36 Nehanda Radio 3802011523734174771.html
Turkish Drone Parts Found Among Terrorist Arms Stash Seized by Syrian Troops in Idlib, Report Says

Tensions in the northwestern Syrian region, the last province where major concentrations of jihadist forces continue to operate, have escalated this month amid repeated...

27 May 19:08 Sputniknews 967333868295064703.html
Twenty New Community COVID-19 Cases Reported

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) reports 20 new COVID-19 cases reaching a total of 1,624 during a press conference Wednesday.

27 May 17:50 edhat santa barbara 2501874276829746220.html
Twitter fact-checks China official after Post presses on Trump double standard

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

27 May 23:46 New York Post 7654946768332363608.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

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

27 May 12:49 NewsChannel 10 1537185525955444349.html
Twitter labels Trump's tweets as misleading, US President hits back

Twitter's decision is likely to raise further questions about its willingness to consistently apply the label to other Trump's tweets

27 May 05:17 Business-Standard 1502508924562796167.html
Two die after waiting in vain for ambulances to arrive

BMC Commissioner said on Tuesday number of ambulances has been increased

27 May 20:36 The Hindu 6679535025271234047.html
Two passengers on Ahmedabad-Guwahati SpiceJet flights test Covid-19 positive

Passengers had travelled on SG-8194 (Ahmedabad-Delhi) & SG-8152 (Delhi-Guwahati).'The operating crew has been quarantined and SpiceJet is coordinating with government agencies in notifying other passengers who had travelled with them,' the airline said

27 May 18:02 Livemint 6614605817620496879.html
Two SpiceJet passengers test positive for Covid-19, crew quarantined

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

27 May 18:26 India Today 4286117812589984183.html
Two-thirds of businessmen say cyber crime could occur more during Covid-19 than before: Survey

The CrowdStrike Work Security Index has said that there was a 100x increase in Covid-19 themed malicious files between February and March.A total of 4,048 senior decision-makers in India, Australia, F

27 May 12:26 BusinessLine 5283600318562956.html
UConn senior accused of killing two men was looking for young woman

The University of Connecticut senior accused of killing two men and injuring another was looking for a young woman he knew as he carried out his murderous spree, according to the wife of one of his

27 May 00:15 New York Post 7654946768121806490.html
Unattended charcoal grill blamed for fire that killed 2 in North Carolina

Authorities say the fire killed 39-year-old Ann Rachelle Horton and her 9-year-old son, Sebastian Lopez.

27 May 21:57 WVLT 4089046910142258728.html
Under-trial found hanging in cell at Taloja jail

An under-trial was found hanging in his prison cell at the Taloja jail early on Wednesday morning in what appears to be a suicide.

27 May 16:48 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192742565214.html
UPDATED: Court stops revocation of Ororo Marginal Field

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos Wednesday restrained the Minister of Petroleum Resources and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)...

27 May 13:50 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901524814664.html
Urban Company adds new services in line with shift in consumer needs

Witnesses pent-up demand during lockdown 4.0

27 May 13:39 BusinessLine 5283600340258785.html
US House votes to send China sanctions bill to Trump’s desk as tensions escalate – CNBC

While adding fuel to the already heated relations between the US and China, CNBC conveyed the news that the US House of Representatives got the votes

27 May 21:35 FXStreet 4480975639204816238.html
US is ready to mediate India-China border dispute, says Donald Trump

'We have informed both India and China that the United States is ready, willing and able to mediate or arbitrate their now raging border dispute,' tweeted Trump.Trump's comments come in the backdrop of the continuing standoff between the militaries of India and China at the Line of Actual Control

27 May 11:51 Livemint 6614605818456940438.html
US judge refuses again to block Nevada's mail-in primary

A federal judge has again rejected a conservative voting rights group’s bid to block the mail-in primary election now under way in Nevada as part of an effort to guard against spread of the coronaviru

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441134299460.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

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

27 May 00:55 Business Insider 6060062401350353776.html
US President Trump asks if he should be taking insulin

US President Donald Trump asked whether he should be taking insulin - a drug that can be fatal to non-diabetic peple - on Tuesday. Trump was speaking at the

27 May 15:42 Buzz.ie 7092425148273216552.html
US ready and willing to mediate in 'raging border dispute' between India and China, says Donald Trump

Several areas along the LAC in Ladakh and North Sikkim have witnessed major military build-up by both the Indian and Chinese armies recently

27 May 13:10 Firstpost 4760741713423345087.html
US Reportedly Poised to Strip Hong Kong of Preferential Tariff Rates Amid Rising Tensions With China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that Hong Kong no longer warrants the same kind of treatment under the US laws in the same manner as said laws were applied to...

27 May 19:10 Sputniknews 967333869523380784.html
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

''Hong Kong does not continue to warrant treatment under United States laws in the same manner as U.S. laws were applied to Hong Kong before July 1997," Pompeo said in a statement.

27 May 23:37 The Financial Express 1288289580327372625.html
US troop pullout from Afghanistan ahead of schedule

The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is considerably ahead of schedule, an official told AFP on Wednesday, as President Donald Trump reiterated calls for the Pentagon to bring troops home.

27 May 13:30 Digital Journal 4566489171692616683.html
US willing to ‘mediate or arbitrate raging border dispute’: Donald Trump on India-China standoff at LAC

Indian and Chinese troops have remained engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in several areas along the LAC in eastern Ladakh.

27 May 12:39 The Statesman 1191309780630811025.html
US: Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

Amy Cooper released an apology through a public relations service Tuesday night, saying she "reacted emotionally and made false assumptions about his intentions".

27 May 05:03 The Indian Express 2885715104651332173.html
Varadkar defends picnic with friends at Phoenix Park

The Taoiseach's department said Varadkar was acting “in line with public health guidance” while enjoying the sun on Sunday in the Phoenix Park in Dublin. Varadkar and his partner have been staying at Stewards Lodge on the nearby Farmleigh Estate, the Irish government’s official guesthouse...

27 May 14:06 IrishCentral 7319968744462180737.html
Victim in police encounter had started new life in Minnesota

Before he died after being pinned for minutes beneath a Minneapolis police officer's knee, George Floyd was suffering the same fate as millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic: out of work and looking for a new job.

27 May 23:21 KitchenerToday.com 52741009022621984.html
Violent thug strangled his ex-partner, threatened to burn her house down and crashed her car... then told police he would infect them with coronavirus

Ryan Renshaw also told police he would spit on them and infect them with coronavirus when he was found hiding in a cupboard in his “drug den” flat

27 May 06:06 men 6694993427772464666.html
Virus could cost SA five years of potential output

Reserve Bank ready to step in with a ‘variety of additional tools’.

27 May 16:18 Moneyweb 1092550946329288828.html
VMLY&R India wins the digital mandate for Colgate-Palmolive

The agency will encompass digital campaign planning, creative thinking, as well as social listening

27 May 11:58 The Financial Express 1288289580504977360.html
WA sends bureaucrat to China on 'Belt and Road' mission after Premier rules out deal with Beijing

The WA government has sent a senior bureaucrat on a mission to China organised by an organisation advising the Victorian government on its Belt and Road Initiative deal with Beijing.

27 May 22:13 The Age 7967730561504519430.html
WA sends bureaucrat to China on 'Belt and Road' mission after Premier rules out deal with Beijing

The WA government has sent a senior bureaucrat on a mission to China organised by an organisation advising the Victorian government on its Belt and Road Initiative deal with Beijing.

27 May 22:13 Brisbane Times 2314609338523591942.html
Walvis councillor orders businesses' closure

WALVIS Bay urban constituency councillor Knowledge Ipinge has ordered a transport company and a bank to close their premises at the town due to fears of the spread of the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577169571817.html
Watch - Wrecked car inside police cordon as Mary Street in Balsall Heath is sealed off

Detectives and a search team were at the scene as the road remained closed for several hours following late-night incident

27 May 09:19 birminghammail 8288260685043482267.html
Watchdog Questions Govt’s Anti-Corruption Policy at Customs

Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) on Wednesday strongly criticized the Afghan government’s anti-corruption policy, saying actions promised by the Afghan government to curb corruption have b

27 May 15:43 TOLO news 5578851438419433612.html
Watchdog Questions Govt’s Anti-Corruption Policy at Customs

Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) on Wednesday strongly criticized the Afghan government’s anti-corruption policy, saying actions promised by the Afghan government to curb corruption have b

27 May 15:43 TOLO news 5578851437531254305.html
Wealthy parents are paying to have their kids homeschooled by professionals for up to 5 hours a day, and it shows how the pandemic is widening the gaps in America's education system

Afraid that COVID-19 school shutdowns will make their kids fall behind, some rich parents are paying up to $60 an hour for professional homeschooling.

27 May 12:45 Business Insider 6060062401372687315.html
What do Donald Trump and ultra-conservative Pakistani imams have in common?

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

27 May 15:00 Modern Diplomacy 4563921197910690163.html
What the papers say – May 27

Reports of a Tory revolt over the Dominic Cummings saga feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.

27 May 00:08 Shropshire Star 3480199991776442285.html
What the papers say – May 27

Reports of a Tory revolt over the Dominic Cummings saga feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.

27 May 00:09 Express & Star 7324224459322619821.html
What the papers say – May 27

Reports of a Tory revolt over the Dominic Cummings saga feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.

27 May 00:10 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773858023341.html
When Will Schools, Colleges Reopen? Read Government's Plan Here

"No such decision taken by MHA. All Educational institutions are still prohibited to open, throughout the country (sic)," the spokesperson tweeted.

27 May 02:08 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084563556312.html
Which? launches new way to report delays to your flight refund

A number of customers have been waiting weeks for a flight refund

27 May 13:54 Wales Online 7686550515988529318.html
White House defends, but does not explain Donald Trump firing watchdog

A White House letter issued in response to concerns from a prominent Republican senator does little to explain the decision-making behind Trump's recent upheaval of the inspector general community.

27 May 08:02 The New Indian Express 4718288654727780868.html
White House says Trump will sign an executive order on social media

President Trump will sign an executive order on social media on Thursday, the White House said.

27 May 23:11 Fox News 7362823819928491610.html
WHO: Virus spread ‘still accelerating’ in Brazil, Peru, Chile

WASHINGTON, May 27 — International health authorities expressed concern yesterday over signs the spread of the new coronavirus is still accelerating in Brazil, Peru and Chile. “In South America, we are particularly concerned that the number of new cases reported last week in Brazil was the...

27 May 00:08 Malaymail 302165934985480687.html
Why has Navajo Nation been hit so hard by the coronavirus?

Navajo Nation leaders announced last week that it had the highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the United States, outpacing hot spots like New York. The grim statistic highlights the historical failings of the US government, Navajo leaders say. 

27 May 21:16 Aljazeera 6642629762092270252.html
Why US energy CEOs will get big payouts despite oil meltdown

National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) has had a rough few years: Since 2017, the Houston company, whose drilling equipment is in major oilfields ...

27 May 19:06 CNA 5644198863647084770.html
With Moreira suspended, Purton hopes to kick clear tonight

Jockey Zac Purton is hoping to make hay under the Sha Tin floodlights tonight, with arch-rival Joao Moreira sitting out the all-weather track fixture due to a riding suspension. The star jockeys are inseparable on 123 wins for the season, in a gripping tussle for the Hong...

27 May 00:00 thenewpaper 2217039562537072557.html
Woman kidnapped, forced into car boot and dumped in Mt Pleasant

DETECTIVES ARE investigating a reported kidnapping in Mount Pleasant on Tuesday night. Detectives from the Ballarat Crime Investigation unit understand a 19-y...

27 May 02:00 The Courier 3604583735996231705.html
Woman rescued from River Clyde after car crashed into water at Renfrew ferry terminal

A WOMAN has been rescued after her car crashed into the River Clyde. The incident at the Renfrew ferry terminal just after 1pm prompted an emergency response with police, ambulance and fire crews i…

27 May 13:45 The Scottish Sun 6609127674717401071.html
Workplace norms after Covid-19 outbreak: Preparing for the new normal

The need of the hour is to rethink organisational transformation, ensure the safety of our employees and re-align operations to help our customers

27 May 22:37 The Financial Express 1288289580534846008.html
Yes, this roadsign declaring the rules don't apply to Dominic Cummings is real

The sign appeared underneath an official sign urging people to follow government guidance

27 May 14:05 mirror 675785261548306221.html
Yob spat at nurses in Paisley's Royal Alexandra Hospital after refusing to wear a mask

He was at the A&E department when he caused a disturbance

27 May 07:35 dailyrecord 552235480004984003.html
Yogi Adityanath makes a U-turn: States need no permission to hire workers from Uttar Pradesh

CM Yogi Adityanath had said any state that wants migrant workers back from Uttar Pradesh will have to seek permission from his government. He also announced that the government will set up a Migration Commission.

27 May 13:46 The Financial Express 1288289580782232735.html
Yogi Adityanath takes U-turn on order making permission must for hiring migrants by other states

In a two-pronged strategy to secure migrants, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up a Migration Commission for employment of workers.

27 May 11:16 The Statesman 1191309782086685929.html
"It's wonderful to see passion and creative energy," says Dezeen Awards 2020 judge Steve Trstenjak

As we count down the days to the Dezeen Awards 2020 deadline, Steve Trstenjak of Woods Bagot says that he’s hoping to see an "emphasis on sustainability."

27 May 08:00 Dezeen 1175672638688149777.html
‘Call taxis ready to install fiber glass partition and ply’

The association said about 25,000 drivers have been struggling to make ends meet owing to the lockdown.

27 May 04:48 The New Indian Express 4718288654525948761.html
‘Chennai may witness over 2 lakh Covid-19 cases if spread is not controlled’

While suggesting staggered exit from the lockdown, health experts have reportedly urged Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to intensify testing in Tamilnadu, especially Chennai where Covid-19 cases are on a steady rise. Continue Reading →

27 May 03:42 News Today 4115950002849488020.html
‘Evergreen Chamarajanagar’ initiative keeps district free of COVID-19

Initiative vests the public with responsibility to ensure social distancing, hygiene

27 May 17:18 The Hindu 6679535026023873671.html
‘Farmers are not opposing paddy diversification…political men have problems’: Haryana Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister JP Dalal

Earlier, they had questioned wheat procurement, while stating that it won’t be completed even in three months. But the procurement was very smooth, which has upset the Opposition, Haryana Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister JP Dalal said

27 May 19:10 The Indian Express 2885715105527755915.html
‘I will be hunted’: Broncos monster Payne Haas’ plan to avoid second-year syndrome

Boom Broncos enforcer Payne Haas is coming off a stellar season for club, state and country last year, but is hungry to ensure he avoids the dreaded second-year syndrome.

27 May 20:43 Fox Sports 7784787272483789210.html
‘Love, Victor’ Trailer: This ‘Love, Simon’ Spinoff Will Be Your Next TV Obsession

The full trailer for 'Love, Victor' has been released, and this 'Love, Simon' spinoff is going to make your heart melt.

27 May 00:53 Hollywood Life 1852895045287213071.html
‘MP’ wanted for murder

A Kumasi Circuit Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of a young man identified as Baba Amadu, aka ‘MP’, for allegedly murdering Dina Adomako, a 15-year-old girl in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494113663982.html
‘Too much venom’: Lombardy governor reveals reasons for police escort

The governor of Lombardy, the northern region at the epicentre of Italy's coronavirus outbreak, says he has been given a police escort after growing

27 May 23:38 The New Daily 5848147787249834612.html
‘We have to move beyond being oil traders’: What Singapore’s future as an oil hub could look like in a post COVID-19 world

Consolidation and transformation is vital to Singapore’s survival as an oil hub in a post COVID-19 world, say industry watchers.

27 May 06:15 CNA 5644198862498685730.html
‘You didn’t panic about anything!’: CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen clashed on live TV over the severity of the coronavirus pandemic

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

27 May 14:37 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882189434118.html
“They should be charged with murder” – George Floyd’s sister says firing officers not enough

The sister of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee onto his neck for at least eight minutes, said firing the officers involved is not enough, calling for them to

27 May 16:59 LailasNews.com 2090029851044328552.html
10 of the most inspirational second careers of professional athletes

We hear the phrase “second act” a lot in regards to athletes. Almost all of them retire before they’ve even hit middle age – they have decades left to do something productive with the money they’ve made and the fame they’ve accrued.

27 May 19:11 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883952246147.html
10 things you need to know before the opening bell, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - This is what traders are talking about.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 11:58 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755605722550.html
14 students from Cebu City who arrived in Mindanao test positive for coronavirus

(UPDATED) Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella says his office will investigate how the students got the virus and why they were allowed to leave

27 May 11:12 Rappler 1882105643596817250.html
16 test positive in central region

TIRUCHI Sixteen patients tested positive for COVID-19 in the central region on Wednesday. Of them, five each hailed from Ariyalur and Tiruvarur districts while three tested positive in Tiruchi, and on

27 May 14:35 The Hindu 6679535025190068150.html
26 million LiveJournal accounts being shared on hacker forums

A database containing over 26 million unique LiveJournal user accounts, including plain text passwords, is being shared for free on multiple hacker forums.

27 May 02:47 BleepingComputer 1217146045886770872.html
3 childless widows living in mud house get 3-bedroom bungalow from lawmaker

The lawmaker representing Nnewi North constituency in Anambra state, Nonso Smart Okafor, has built a house for three childless widows who were living in a mud.

27 May 11:25 Legit 3764253650969861828.html
3 employees positive for COVID-19 at Cedar Bluff Kroger

Three Kroger associates at the Cedar Bluff location have tested positive for COVID-19, according to to an official statement from a company spokesperson.

27 May 14:05 WVLT 4089046911768735337.html
43-year-old woman sanitation worker found dead in lift at St Georges Hospital

The body of a 43-year-old woman sanitation staffer at the St George's Hospital near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Railway Terminus was found in a lift at the hospital under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday morning.

27 May 16:00 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191778010424.html
4th Budget sets aside $33b more to help workers, businesses

The Straits Times/ANN - Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday announced a $33 billion supplementary Budget aimed primarily at helping workers and businesses pull through the Covid-19 pandemic and the bleak economic outlook ahead.

27 May 06:00 Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd 2672168647531462385.html
5 New Cases of Coronavirus reported in Meghalaya -

The coronavirus, which originated from China, has spread to every corner of the world today and India is also dealing

27 May 05:17 News Hunt Media 8859517517843718485.html
5.31 lakh persons arrested for not following rules

As many as 5,36,792 persons were arrested for defying norms of social distancing in the State. Continue Reading →

27 May 07:26 News Today 4115950001835416705.html
52 bats drop dead in 60 mins, scare Uttar Pradesh town

When Pankaj Shahi, owner of a mango orchard in Belghat area, saw a few bats lying dead in a nearby orchard on Tuesday

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566583914848.html
52 bats drop dead in 60 minutes in this town of Uttar Pradesh

Within hours, people in Gorakhpur and adjoining areas were in a state of panic.People have their own reasons for the panic - some logical, some illogical

27 May 04:48 Livemint 6614605818481503661.html
68% of newly unemployed American workers could earn more money from government benefits than they did from their pre-pandemic jobs, research claims, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

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

27 May 15:22 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757609635999.html
7 Big Little Lies Of The Modi Government’s Coronavirus Economic Relief

HuffPost India spoke to experts and read the fine print to find the Modi government has failed to put its money where its mouth is.

27 May 04:59 HUFFPOST 6665507018197890152.html
75 More Policemen in Maharashtra found Corona Positive in 24 Hours -

In Maharashtra, which is facing the highest impact of the Corona crisis in India, this deadly virus is rapidly catching

27 May 12:01 News Hunt Media 8859517518254736833.html
8 Lies by Joe Biden and the Left that Twitter Didn't 'Fact Check'

Twitter added a "fact check" label to President Donald Trump's tweets raising widely-held concerns with mail-in voting fraud earlier today, but it has failed to apply a similar standard to repeated falsehoods by elected Democrats, the mainstream media, and Joe Biden.

27 May 12:45 Breitbart 3148363490954919372.html
'A giant of a man': Influential Aids campaigner and playwright Larry Kramer dies aged 84

Kramer’s husband confirmed that he died from died from pneumonia.

27 May 21:23 TheJournal.ie 6446904418282693799.html
A pharmacist known as 'the Mask Man' has been charged with hoarding $200,000 worth of N95 masks and price-gouging customers, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The DOJ said the pharmacist, 66-year-old Richard Schirripa, sold $2,690 of masks to an undercover officer and said he felt "like a drug dealer.". Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 21:35 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756843426765.html
Aap ko bodies mil gyi hain? Callous attitude of PIA deepens wounds of Pakistan plane crash victims' kin

A Twitter user, Adil Rahmaan, who lost both his parents, Fazal and Walida Rahmaan in the Karachi plane crash shared how PIA officials were harassing the grieving kin of the deceased, constantly calling them up and asking inconsiderate questions. 

27 May 11:38 India Today 4286117813579500559.html
Affordable Insulin For Seniors Presents The Playbook To Lower Drug Costs

President Trump announces a plan that will significantly help seniors in the war against rising prescription drug prices, which is an issue that has been particularly hurting older Americans for years, and now more significantly during the Covid-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532053626029.html
Africa's female journalists use radio to dispel coronavirus fake news and sexism

Radio is the only source of information in many parts of rural Africa and viewed as an important medium to stem the spread of the coronavirus across the continent which has so far been less severely hit by COVID-19 than other regions.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106447048592.html
After Pakistan, Donald Trump Says Now Ready To Mediate India-China 'Border Dispute'

Trump had said last year that US was ready to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir issue if both sides agreed.

27 May 12:45 HUFFPOST 6665507017223361852.html
Ahmaud Arbery case: Hearing set for 3 Georgia men charged in killing

A June 4 preliminary hearing has been set for the three men charged in the killing of Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery.

27 May 19:16 Fox News 7362823821322643428.html
Ahmedabad: ‘Official transferred for self-promotion, scaring people’

The campaign, under the hashtag #StopTargetingGujarat, launched on Monday in English, Gujarati and Hindi by the BJP IT Cell has been widely circulated on social media platforms.

27 May 01:04 The Indian Express 2885715104216487961.html
Air apparent: Hungarian carrier Wizz targets Gatwick hub to take on Ryanair

Wizz Air is plotting a major expansion at London Gatwick as rival carriers pull back, paving the way for the Hungarian low-cost carrier to emerge from the travel downturn with a bigger presence in the world's busiest city for passenger traffic.

27 May 02:30 independent 5894610846514476443.html
Alarm As Mathare Accounts For 33 Of 123 New Cases Of Covid-19 Confirmed In Kenya

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

27 May 12:24 KahawaTungu 3304128542651262232.html
Amazon is planning a summertime sale separate from Prime Day

Amazon is planning a "Summer Sale" that would enable merchants to sell extra inventory they may have accumulated during the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 13:14 Business Insider 6060062401363245988.html
America to face the hardest job losses due to pandemic, ILO says

The Americas will bear the brunt of an estimated 305 million job losses that the COVID-19 pandemic will cause worldwide between April and June, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on Wednesday.

27 May 22:52 Bdnews24 8119004129373864823.html
Amid paycuts and layoffs, some companies chose to shield staff during the Covid storm

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, and Infosys have deferred hikes. Reliance and Oyo have cut pays.

27 May 21:37 The Economic Times 7653256037118354786.html
Analysis: TTD decision to sell unused and unviable properties attains political hue in Andhra Pradesh

Subramanian Swamy comes to the rescue of YSRCP. He says the sub-committee on the issue was constituted in 29 January, 2016 when the TDP was in power and the BJP was in alliance.

27 May 15:50 The Hindu 6679535024528123394.html
Anambra records two COVID-19 deaths, 10 cases, Obiano assures of readiness

Anambra State has recorded two deaths at Ufuma and Onitsha and 10 confirmed cases arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, amid denial by the state government

27 May 03:48 The Guardian 7580308504447227918.html
Another two Grow Super staff stood aside amid Dally M scandal

Two staff at Grow Super have been stood aside amid a police probe into a betting plunge on the Dally M.

27 May 07:59 Brisbane Times 2314609340160146731.html
Another two Grow Super staff stood aside amid Dally M scandal

Two staff at Grow Super have been stood aside amid a police probe into a betting plunge on the Dally M.

27 May 07:59 The Age 7967730563141074219.html
AP Explains Hong Kong Security Law

China is taking matters into its own hands after last year's tumultuous anti-government protests in Hong Kong that often descended into tear gas-filled clashes. In a surprise move, the central government announced last week that it would develop laws to outlaw secession, subversion, terrorism and

27 May 06:00 Yahoo 7097669638739002819.html
Apple finally offering customization options for Macs in India

Customers in India now have the option to customize their Macs before purchasing, and can do so by contacting their local Authorized Reseller.

27 May 12:56 iMore 3803412790707154386.html
Apple Is Reopening 100 Retail Stores in the United States

Apple will be reopening 100 stores in the United States, based on easing restriction and data on local COVID-19 spread.

27 May 04:47 Wccftech 3677959679250539276.html
Apple will reopen 100 stores in the U.S. this week

Apple is reopening 100 more retail stores in the United States this week that it was forced to close because of the coronavirus, though customers won't be able to enter many of them just yet.

27 May 12:08 Coronavirus 2422791598833712079.html
Are You Ready to Get on an Airplane Again?

Airlines are burning $10 billion a month to fly empty. This can’t go on forever.

27 May 09:00 NY Times 1961078289245798795.html
As buses start plying, migrants try to leave again, stopped again

Buses headed towards Old Delhi Railway station also registered a sizeable ridership, even around 3.30 pm when the heat had peaked. While passengers boarding these buses were not thermally screened, not more than two were being placed in each row. However, marshals could not be spotted at bus stops.

27 May 23:38 The Indian Express 2885715105024866784.html
As the death toll of Covid-19 reaches 100,000 in the US: these lives lost, and missed

Loved ones pay tribute to those they have lost to the coronavirus pandemic, from a grandmother of seven to a 16-year-old

27 May 10:01 the Guardian 1491978796401841595.html
As Trump offers to mediate between India and China, Beijing counsels restraint

India News: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to "mediate" the border dispute between India and China, saying he was "ready, willing and able" to eas

27 May 14:05 The Times of India 6060938662993939079.html
As Trump rails against mail-in voting, his campaign tries to make it easier for Pennsylvania supporters

"We have an obligation to our voters to inform them of what the law is in their state and what their options are," the campaign said.

27 May 20:38 Yahoo 7097669637574998981.html
Assam Forest Minister visits Dehing Patkai, assures protection

GUWAHATI: The Assam government has categorically said that no harmful activity would be allowed to destroy the flora and fauna at Saleki proposed reserve forest, which is a part of the Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve in Upper Assam.State environment a

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879595933426.html
AUD/USD plummets to session lows, further below 0.6600 mark

The AUD/USD pair extended its sharp intraday pullback from the highest level since mid-March and dropped to fresh session lows, below the 0.6600 mark

27 May 13:53 FXStreet 4480975639155951246.html
Austerity following pandemic spending 'unacceptable'

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

27 May 09:07 The Irish News 993065297161049.html
Australia eyes New Zealand travel 'bubble' as cases fall

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

27 May 07:51 Reuters 8334514180077900357.html
B.C. extends state of emergency, prepares for week of potential new cases post economic restart

B.C.’s state of emergency has been extended for another two weeks, making it the longest period that emergency orders have been in place.Premier John

27 May 23:24 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245896292527.html
B.C. sees 9 new COVID-19 cases, one death as officials watch for new cases amid Phase Two

Number of confirmed active cases is at 244, with 37 people in hospital

27 May 22:15 North Delta Reporter 5327740410518595156.html
Bangladesh decides against extending shutdown, offices to reopen May 31

The government has decided not to extend the ongoing shutdown over the coronavirus outbreak, allowing offices to reopen on May 31.

27 May 16:19 Bdnews24 8119004129661135694.html
Bangladesh leaving lockdown as offices, public transports to reopen from May 31

The government is phasing Bangladesh out of lockdown by reopening offices and resuming public transport services on a limited scale from May 31 until Jun 15 amid an escalation of coronavirus cases.

27 May 21:37 Bdnews24 8119004128832260503.html
Banks go digital to maintain social distancing in post Covid world

Contactless services set to gain ground

27 May 10:04 BusinessLine 5283600799082102.html
Barman, 23, jumped to his death from rooftop car park months before birth of his child after suffering paranoid delusions

Oliver Dinsdale was found at the bottom of a fourth floor car park in Woking. The inquest heard he'd been acting oddly in the weeks leading to his death.

27 May 16:41 Mail Online 124328112029361348.html
BBC Replaces 'Biased' Maitlis Over Dominic Cummings Rant

The BBC has admitted that it broke impartiality rules by broadcasting a biased monologue on the supposed scandal surrounding Dominic Cummings

27 May 18:57 Breitbart 3148363491729873402.html
Behar on George Floyd Death: It Doesn't Help That Trump Told Police 'Don't Be Nice'

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

27 May 16:49 Breitbart 3148363491673565088.html
Bertha forms, hits South Carolina coast, dissipates in a day

A tropical storm warning has been issued for South Carolina's coast and the storm was expected to bring heavy rainfall, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

27 May 12:25 NewsChannel 10 1537185524567142313.html
Bertha forms, hits South Carolina coast, dissipates in a day

A tropical storm warning has been issued for South Carolina's coast and the storm was expected to bring heavy rainfall, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

27 May 12:25 Hawaii News Now 8225790205466144681.html
Best headphones 2020: your definitive guide to the latest and greatest audio

Looking for the best headphones you can buy today? You've come to the right place.

27 May 13:49 TechRadar 2111116915583830860.html
Biden says officers must be held ‘fully accountable’ in George Floyd’s death

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday insisted that the police officers involved in the case of a black man in Minnesota who died after being pinned to the ground with a knee to his throat need to be held “fully accountable.”

27 May 17:11 Fox News 7362823819648643342.html
Binotto will have to manage Vettel situation - Ferrari

Piero Ferrari admits Mattia Binotto will have to manage "an objectively difficult and unusual situation" with Sebastian Vettel leaving Ferrari at the end of 2020.

27 May 15:04 Sport 682566035796742676.html
Bizarre moment bungling burglar almost falls through workshop roof sending debris crashing down onto couple making facemasks for NHS workers

James McConville and his girlfriend were working in Aintree when the roof began to fall in. Debris just missed Mr McConville partner's head and she was left badly shaken.

27 May 14:20 Mail Online 124328110773670376.html
Blow for Ruto as 3 Mt Kenya MPs announce defection from Tanga Tanga

A bad month for the DP just got worse

27 May 13:35 Pulse Live 3606876835309701289.html
BMC issues revised guidelines for COVID-19 testing: Pregnant women likely to deliver in next 5 days to be tested

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Wednesday issues revised testing guidelines for COVID-19. According to the new guidelines, the COVID test will not be mandatory for emergency surgery.

27 May 17:01 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192791433115.html
BMS to seek Opposition MPs’ help against Centre’s move on labour laws

Five key points including plight of migrant workers, unfair labour laws to be brought up

27 May 14:52 BusinessLine 5283601701681827.html
Boeing job cuts start to hit nearly 13,000 workers

A drop in travel due to the pandemic worsened the situation for the company, which was already in crisis.

27 May 21:52 BBC News 3883826128897231924.html
Boeing Job Cuts to Start Hitting Seattle-Area Workers This Week

Boeing Co. is poised to unveil deep job cuts to its Seattle-area engineering ranks this week as the planemaker shrinks its workforce to cut costs amid the sharpest contraction in aviation history.

27 May 00:31 Bloomberg.com 4032480121597691943.html
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week: Union

In April, Boeing chief executive Dave Calhoun said the company had “begun taking action to lower our number of employees by roughly 10 percent".

27 May 10:24 The Jakarta Post 7678601103299985459.html
Bong Go regularly given airtime in state media broadcasts on coronavirus

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

27 May 12:23 Rappler 1882105643739927775.html
Boris Johnson announces test and trace plan for England

Local authorities will be expected to help suppress COVID-19 flare-ups.

27 May 16:30 POLITICO 2584151346600971873.html
Boris Johnson to face grilling over top aide Dominic Cummings

The Prime Minister’s top adviser remains at the centre of a political storm, with at least 30 Tory MPs publicly calling for him to go.

27 May 00:28 Shropshire Star 3480199991313807137.html
Boris Johnson to face grilling over top aide Dominic Cummings

The Prime Minister’s top adviser remains at the centre of a political storm, with at least 30 Tory MPs publicly calling for him to go.

27 May 00:29 Express & Star 7324224458859984673.html
Boy, 15, arrested after Broadgreen Hospital receives email threat

The ECHO understands staff were told to stay on their wards and not leave the hospital during the incident

27 May 15:34 Liverpool Echo 7727211173679692098.html
Brazil reports highest coronavirus death toll in world for fifth straight day

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

27 May 03:24 India Today 4286117813927851444.html
Britain could be out of lockdown and 'back to normal' by August, expert suggests

We certainly hope he's right…

27 May 14:47 Entertainment Daily 8392972516554669341.html
Britain’s parks and green spaces under threat, charity warns

Millions of people in the UK are without a local park despite their critical role during the Covid-19 lockdown.

27 May 23:02 Express & Star 7324224460711330857.html
Britain’s parks and green spaces under threat, charity warns

Millions of people in the UK are without a local park despite their critical role during the Covid-19 lockdown.

27 May 23:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775246734377.html
Britain’s parks and green spaces under threat, charity warns

Millions of people in the UK are without a local park despite their critical role during the Covid-19 lockdown.

27 May 23:03 Shropshire Star 3480199992258504746.html
British Land suffers £1bn hit from retail tumult

Property company dented by coronavirus impact and boom in ecommerce

27 May 08:53 Ft 707176888946131383.html
Brown says Celtic would have beaten Rangers at Ibrox to go SIXTEEN points clear

SCOTT BROWN reckons Celtic would have defeated Rangers at Ibrox to go SIXTEEN points clear at the top of the Premiership. The Hoops were due to travel to their Old Firm rivals in March but the game…

27 May 13:54 The Scottish Sun 6609127673272630662.html
BRPs stop SAA flights before they even take off

In a statement on Tuesday, SAA said it would resume operations between Johannesburg and Cape Town from mid-June.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107970435410.html
Bullying is common factor in LGBTQ youth suicides, YSPH study finds

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that death records of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide were substantially more likely to mention bullying as a factor than their non-LGBTQ peers.

27 May 04:00 EurekAlert! 8889232467963792033.html
CAI urges Centre to take steps to control desert locust attack

In a representation to both the ministers, Atul Ganatra, president, CAI said that sowing of cotton in north India is complete to the extent of 80%.

27 May 22:24 The Financial Express 1288289581428407249.html
California eases coronavirus restrictions

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

27 May 07:02 CNA 5644198863307042621.html
CCTV captures arsonist setting an Armadale cafe alight

Police are hunting for a man who forced his way into an Armadale cafe earlier this month, armed with a gas cylinder and a jerry can of accelerant, and lit a fire. The man broke into the back door o…

27 May 22:30 3AW693 News Talk 7618006914978305095.html
Centre, states doing their best; open to suggestions: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government's efforts in controlling the pandemic were visible in the results. “The results, India in comparison to the world as far as the death toll is concerned, speaks aloud on our initiatives.”

27 May 15:05 The Indian Express 2885715103754291018.html
Chargesheets filed against 376 for attending Tablighi in Delhi

Chargesheets filed against 376 for attending Tablighi in Delhi. According to the chargesheets, all the foreign nationals have been booked for violating visa rules, violating government guidelines issued in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic and regulations regarding Epidemic diseases Act, Disaster Management Act and prohibitory orders under section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384800750243.html
Charity shops fear deluge of donations when they reopen in June

Lockdown has inspired mass clear outs but charities ask customers to be selective with donation.

27 May 23:01 BBC News 3883826127572753144.html
Charles Hurt: Joe Biden's Record: 100% Wrong, 100% of the Time

You can’t say you were not warned. As President Trump has been saying for years now, “What have you got to lose?” | 2020 Election

27 May 02:59 Breitbart 3148363492276726856.html
Charles Schwab-TD Ameritrade Merger Hit by Eight Lawsuits

Boards of Charles Schwab and rival TD Ameritrade have invited their respective shareholders to agree on the all-stock merger that was valued at $26 billion.

27 May 22:52 Finance Magnates 8992138266443450326.html
Chevy And GMC Don't Want You To Miss This Incredible Truck Deal

Despite the economic slowdown resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, there is one bright spot: pickup tru...

27 May 21:45 CarBuzz 4034462236323403276.html
China, India should not let differences shadow overall ties: Chinese envoy

Without referring to the military standoff, Sun said both the sides should resolve their differences through communication and adhere to the basic premise that they pose no threat to each other.

27 May 18:42 The Financial Express 1288289580888183518.html
China’s Meal Delivery Service Meituan Now Valued At $100B

Hong Kong's Meituan, a food delivery service, has hit a valuation of $100 billion, making it only the third Chinese firm to achieve that high of a value.

27 May 02:51 PYMNTS.com 7357138825669554116.html
Christian singer, Jonathan Steingard, reveals he no longer believes in God

Jon Steingard, the frontman of the Christian rock band Hawk Nelson, has revealed that he “no longer believes in God.” Taking to his Instagram page, Jon Steingard, shared that he no longer believes in God, stating

27 May 17:48 LailasNews.com 2090029849447337752.html
Churches, mosques too will be opened from June 1, says CM Yediyurappa

A day after the State government took a decision on re-opening of nearly 35,000 Muzrai temples from June 1, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday said churches and mosques too will be allowed t

27 May 09:32 The Hindu 6679535024711404749.html
Clark County election worker’s COVID-19 case won’t impact primary

A Clark County elections employee’s COVID-19 diagnosis should not impact the upcoming primary election or its result reporting and ballot verification processes.

27 May 00:01 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836675377726.html
Clark County opens cooling stations as temperatures soar

Clark County will be opening daytime cooling stations from Wednesday to Friday as temperatures are set to climb well into the triple digits.

27 May 16:25 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648835743887274.html
'Close them down': Trump threatens to regulate or shutter social media platforms after Twitter fact-check

President Trump threatened to close social media companies following Twitter's decision to place a fact-checking alert below a few of his tweets.

27 May 12:04 Washington Examiner 4625792332873917507.html
CNN Is Picking Ratings Over Ethics

Instead of pressing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for answers, the cable network had his younger sibling ask him questions.

27 May 18:59 The Atlantic 100708436655133750.html
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin: Twitter Should Delete Trump's Scarborough Tweets

Jeffrey Toobin advocated for Twitter to censor President Donald Trump's Twitter feed by deleting his tweets about Joe Scarborough.  

27 May 02:27 Breitbart 3148363491948397127.html
CNN's S.E. Cupp says Trump is 'hallucinating,' 'needs help'

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

27 May 16:06 Fox News 7362823820215747134.html
Colombia inter-city bus drivers demand to return to work

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Drivers of inter-city bus services in Colombia protested on Wednesday to demand the government let them return to work after two months of quarantine aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus.

27 May 21:28 Reuters 8334514180795630125.html
Concerns raised over how places of worship would enforce COVID-19 measures

While religious leaders welcome the decision to partially resume services, not everyone is on board.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107677478206.html
Constables thrash 65-year-old woman, daughters

Police claim women were raising a jhuggi on govt. land; victims allege policemen demanded money

27 May 04:00 The Hindu 6679535024614345099.html
Consumer sector seen de-growing by 2-4%

Mumbai: The coronavirus lockdowns and the resultant disruptions in demand and supply will see the consumer sector de-growing by 2-4 per cent this fiscal, says a report. However, the impact will be...

27 May 18:16 The Hans India 817019414103669867.html
Coronavirus | Kerala reports three ‘community’ cases

Fatalities in south continue with six deaths in Telangana, three in Karnataka and one in A.P.

27 May 18:05 The Hindu 6679535025665024997.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Girl dies of snakebite at quarantine centre in Uttarakhand

People lodged in quarantine centres in hilly areas have been complaining about dirty washrooms and shortage of water supply.

27 May 11:20 The Hindu 6679535024394740764.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Mamata Banerjee apprehensive of return of migrants to West Bengal

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

27 May 13:49 The Hindu 6679535024303406686.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 18 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, count rises to 1,639: BMC

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963767614597.html
Coronavirus test, track and trace to launch across England tomorrow

The government scheme will see people notified to self isolate if they've been in contact with a confirmed case

27 May 16:38 mirror 675785260317345912.html
Coronavirus Travel: What to Expect The Next Time You Fly

As lockdowns start easing a little, flights are resuming and may even become quite busy this summer. Airlines are sharing their new procedures to ensure everyone's safety as much as possible.

27 May 15:10 Interesting Engineering 7328942541777409651.html
Coronavirus UK hospital death toll increases by 209 in last 24 hours

The number of Covid-19 hospital deaths in England has increased by 183 on yesterday, bringing the total to 26,049, with Scotland reporting 13 new deaths, while Wales recorded 11

27 May 13:18 mirror 675785261704165601.html
Coronavirus update: Air India staff on board Delhi-Ludhiana flight tests positive

According to the District Public Relations Office, the man arrived on May 25 by a domestic flight at the Sahnewal Airport. However, test results of 10 of his co-passengers have come negative

27 May 02:58 Business Today 1145527432090006396.html
Coronavirus: Health authorities warn against ret