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Lockdown Impact: As states lose revenue, here's why they turn to alcohol

Indian states have been wanting to lift ban on the sale of liquor since the implementation of lockdown in the country. The state governments have been running out of money to sustain their fight against novel coronavirus.

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India's 4th, 'perhaps worst' recession is here, warns CRISIL

India's fourth recession since Independence, first since liberalisation and perhaps the worst to date, is here, warned CRISIL. On Tuesday, the agency has forecasted India's GDP growth to fall off a cliff and contract 5 per cent in the financial year 2021,

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How Your Kid’s (Or Kids’) School Can Go Solar

With solar being a popular choice for those looking to save on their energy costs, it's no surprise that schools are taking advantage of it as well. Furthermore, many more schools could save money by going solar. [caption id=

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The 22nd Biennale of Sydney Is Reopening With Extended Dates

The 10-week festival ran for just 10 days in March before closing due to Covid-19. But with the easing of lockdown restrictions, it’ll now run until October.

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Raja Risalu, a folk play, was presented by Department of Culture on YouTube channel

A folk play Raja Risalu was presented by Department of Culture on YouTube channel. The play was presented unde the online presentation initiative by culture department. The play was directed by Pandit Omprakash Sharma. It is to be noted that in view of the worldwide crisis of Coronavirus, a

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783231882064869.html
Two held for swindling Rs 48L through chit fund company

Two persons were arrested for swindling Rs 48 lakh on the pretext of doubling the money within 15 days, police said here on Tuesday. The accused had created a phony chit-fund concern, ‘The Future Company’. They claimed it to be a chain-marketing company which could double

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232319159330.html
Covid-19 being dealt with effectively in Haryana: CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that with the people exercising restraint while following the rules of lockdown, the Covid-19 outbreak in the State is being dealt with effective management by the Government. He said that the global corona epidemic is an unprecedented

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Himachal CM: Tribal Bhawan to start soon for facilitating tribal people

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the chairpersons of Zila Parishads, Panchayat Samitis and Panchayat Pradhans of various Gram Panchayats of Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti districts and Pangi, Bharmour and Killar area of Chamba district on Tuesday through video conferencing from

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232303758538.html
Airbus experts from France begin probe into Pak air crash

An 11-member team of technical experts of Airbus aerospace company visited the Jinnah International Airport here and inspected the runway, air traffic control tower and radar control station as part of its initial investigation into the PIA air crash involving its aircraft that killed 97 people,

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232348848505.html
Kolar Police nab three for stealing electronic goods worth Rs 1.5 lakh

Kolar police have nabbed three miscreants who targeted two shops at Gurukripa complex and escaped with electronic goods worth Rs 1.5 lakh on May 21. The nabbed accused were identified as Deepak, Ghanshyam and Raja. The three are habitual criminals and have been booked for several crimes in the

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232533896489.html
NIT, Raipur, to hold online exam for final year students

Amid the Covid-19 induced lockdown, the National Institute of Technology, Raipur, is preparing to hold its examination online for final year students. The NIT Raipur Senate has decided to hold the examination in digital format. Accordingly, the final year students can take the examination through

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232473996258.html
Hospitals to face music for denying treatment to Covid patients

The District Magistrate on Monday issued an order stating that if any private hospital denies treatment to a Covid-19 patients then they will have to pay penalty as per the Epidemic Act (1897) without any prior notice. The decision was taken after the district administration received complaints

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232939055239.html
2 officers in charge, 2 junior officers suspended

Superintendent of Police Kartik S has suspended the officer in charge of Barkagaon police station Swapan Kumar Mahto and Churchu officer in charge Tarun Baxala for the negligence in the duties. The SP said that the officer in charge of Barkagaon has used the third degree on the student under the

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233008423189.html
Divided Opp still failing in its duty

The bottomline is that while the BJP has chalked out its agenda, the Opposition is still stumbling about Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be completing the first year of his second term in office on May 30. While critics are discussing the Modi Government’s report card, it makes one think about

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232870309549.html
Fighting Covid-19: Drive to take samples of high-risk cases

The district administration has decided to start collecting samples of high-risk cases in the next four-five days. East Singhbhum district epidemiologist Dr M Asad said that based on contact tracing of all the four positive patients they will start the initiative. “As per Health Ministry

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232807650396.html
52-yr-old refuses money to robbers, attacked

A 52-year-old man was attacked with sharp edged weapon after he refused to provide money to miscreant who attempted to rob in the wee hours on Monday in Nariyalkheda area; Gautam Nagar police have started investigation. Police said that the victim Rajkumar Chourasia was attacked by the miscreant

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233273700272.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
Digital conference on environment conservation organised for students

The Model Conference of Parties - I (MCOP-I), the first ever digital conference on nature conservation for students was held online. It was held to mark the International Day for Biological Diversity 2020 and 2020 as a Super Year for nature and biodiversity. It was hosted by World Wide Fund for

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233094634031.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
2 fire cases, no casualty; 1,000 jhuggis gutted

In last 24 hours, two incidents of fire were reported in the National Capital. In first incident, over 1,000 shanties were gutted in fire, leaving hundreds of people homeless, after a massive fire broke out in the slums of South-East Delhi's Tughlakabad area late on Monday night. According

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233226041597.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
Coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, govt says lockdown has 'decelerated' pace of COVID-19 spread

There have been "multiple gains" from the lockdown and the most important of them is that it has "decelerated the pace" of spread of COVID-19, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday even as the death toll reached 4,337 and the number of cases rose to 1,51,767 in the country. A total of 6,387

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233614678213.html
Poster making contest to be organised for art lovers in city

A Poster Making Competition will be organized for the art lovers in the city. The competition was organised by Aakar Group which will be at the national level, after the school level National Competition is organized for senior artists and art students in which artists above 18 years of age can

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233560247607.html
Cong to aid in immersing ‘Asthi Kalash' in Prayagraj

Hundreds of sacred ash pots across Chhattisgarh are waiting for immersion at the holy confluence in Prayagraj (Allahabad). In a unique gesture, the Congress has taken up the responsibility of immersing these earthen pots (Asthi Kalash) of those who died during the Covid-19 induced lockdown. The

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233708930624.html
Youth playing mobile game run over by train

Playing PUBG on his mobile phone cost a youth his life as he died when he was hit by a train near Sielti village under the Lakhna police station in Nuapada district on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Khiramohan Majhi. According to reports, the youth while being busy in playing the

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233715190333.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

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Four migrant women give birth on the street

Seven-day-old infant suffers from scabies; lawyer and friends step in to help as another baby is on its way

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BMC to once again test asymptomatic contacts for COVID-19

Civic body changes testing protocol again; will aggressively trace all high-risk contacts of patients, even those asymptomatic, especially in slums

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191698211236.html
Quarantined family returns to find house burgled

Items worth Rs 3 lakh allegedly stolen from their Ulhasnagar home

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192040051836.html
Despite government plea, private doctors fail to report for duty

5,000 doctors needed in Mumbai; poor response to government notification

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191768385613.html
Exodus of workers from Mumbai leads to spike in rural areas

70% to 80% of new patients in rural areas have returned from urban centres such as Mumbai

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192800401385.html
Pay up or I’ll tell everyone you watch pornography

Online blackmailers have sent messages to thousands of people who may have watched child pornography

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961193303794860.html
SevenHills Hospital launches nationwide hunt for 600 doctors

Job portals in the country are prominently displaying vacancies advertised by SevenHills Hospital. One of Mumbai’s largest Covid facilities with 1,004 beds, the Andheri hospital has been struggling for staff almost from the time it was reopened more than two months.

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961193214528178.html
Mystic who claimed survival without food and water dies

Prahlad Jani popularly known as Chunriwala Mataji, a breatharian monk who claimed to have survived without food or water for over 70 years, died on Tuesday morn

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192870381663.html
Six Cabinet members 'privately believe Dominic Cummings should resign' while 40 Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to sack him over 'lockdown breach' controversy

Six Cabinet members are believed to have privately told colleagues that Dominic Cummings should quit, while at least 40 Tory MPs have demanded his resignation.

27 May 00:36 Mail Online 124328110733398903.html
Dominic Cummings added mention of coronavirus into a year-old blog post about ebola in April - before saying he warned about pandemics 'last year'

The PM's special adviser said on Monday at a Downing Street press conference that he had written about the 'urgent need for planning' for a coronavirus pandemic in 2019.

27 May 00:54 Mail Online 124328111209631344.html
What India must do to increase its competitiveness

Time-bound reforms would have a significant impact on competitiveness

27 May 00:59 The Financial Express 1288289579566435957.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
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV: Slavery, a killer pirate... and a treasure chest of twisted history

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: Of all the houses that Lefty British-Nigerian historian David Olusoga could have picked to illustrate Bristol's past, he chose one steeped in slavery.

27 May 00:44 Mail Online 124328112592772815.html
'Time for preparation, not celebration': Senior WHO official warns coronavirus is not defeated and Europe must brace for a deadly second wave this winter

Dr Hans Kluge, European director for the World Health Organisation, has claimed that the pandemic is not over and countries should use the next few months 'for preparation, not celebration'.

27 May 00:34 Mail Online 124328111827106734.html
Missing power goals again! Thermal plants all set to miss 2022 pollution target

With two years to the deadline, just 97 GW of the coal-fired capacity is in compliance with particulate matter (PM) standards, while upgradation is underway in 14 GW and a mere 16 GW of capacity is in compliance with SO2 norms.

27 May 00:24 The Financial Express 1288289579867243845.html
Covid-19: Catch up to trend-GDP difficult in three years

However, this time around, things could be different, the agency said, alluding to the fact that the loss of GDP this time around could be much steeper.

27 May 00:43 The Financial Express 1288289580287908504.html
RBI to auction 84-day CMBs worth Rs 80,000 crore

CMBs are used to meet the temporary mismatches in the cash flow of the government. This instrument has the generic character of treasury bills but is issued for maturities less than 91 days.

27 May 00:49 The Financial Express 1288289580761983865.html
Heatwaves: India must stand up to certain countries’ climate lethargy

Pandemic shows how large emission cuts need to be, India must stand up to countries’ climate lethargy

27 May 00:23 The Financial Express 1288289580422404017.html
E-commerce transactions grow up to 25% in second week of May

Harshil Mathur, CEO and co-founder, Razorpay, said with the situation starting to ease out in parts of the country, the payments firm has seen a spike in transactions in the last few days, particularly in e-commerce.

27 May 00:54 The Financial Express 1288289580294331690.html
Cyclist is left bloodied and bruised after smashing into wire booby trap deliberately set to snare riders using woodland path during lockdown

Neil Nunnerley, 47, was riding on a path in Cardiff shortly before 3pm on Saturday. He hit a barrier made of wire and branches that was stretched across the trail.

27 May 00:53 Mail Online 124328112667871797.html
How India can develop its health ecosystem into a dominant, post-Covid economic sector

By streamlining development and regulatory processes, and lending more support so our innovators can compete on a global platform, India can develop its health innovation ecosystem into a dominant, post-Covid economic sector

27 May 00:36 The Financial Express 1288289579769248893.html
Big companies to get bigger after Covid: BofA Securities

The infrastructure and real estate sector could witness the emergence of new asset owners such as sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and private equity players.

27 May 00:55 The Financial Express 1288289580114660595.html
How India can push its dairy cart ahead

The future of dairy in India hinges on modernising infrastructure, and giving the sector a technological face-lift

27 May 00:20 The Financial Express 1288289581154662311.html
Great Olympian: India needs stars like Balbir Singh to revive hockey

Cricket frenzy has taken over—the difference in how India’s national sport and cricket are perceived by the market can be gauged from salaries paid to staff in each sport.

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Kotak Mahindra Bank set to raise Rs 7,460 crore through share sale

The bank also informed that meeting of the issuance committee of the board is scheduled to be held on May 29 to approve the issue price.

27 May 00:47 The Financial Express 1288289581179010107.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
Mumbai spirited with Liquor supply back to door steps

Thought the liquor home delivery started in Mumbai and the huge orders are placed from city, but in spite of ban liquor availability of any brand

27 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959142910537476.html
Congress’ Surjewala moves SC seeking to intervene in migrants’ plight issue

Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala moved the Supreme Court seeking to intervene in the matter in which the apex court on its own

27 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959142473034906.html
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oyo company now 151 — Makinde

According to available information, the company has about 500 staff

27 May 00:42 The Eagle Online 1463511649568407476.html
House of Reps to NDDC IMC: Blackmail won’t stop us from probing you

The Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, gave the assurance while addressing newsmen in Abuja in response to various allegations levelled against the National Assembly and himself by Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, IMC Executive Director, Projects, on a television station on Monday

27 May 00:26 The Eagle Online 1463511649143320569.html
Demand for housing sector will come back in medium term, says HDFC CEO Keki Mistry

Now, historically, whenever there has been any kind of stress in the market, NPLs tend to go up in short term, but once the stress get alleviated, NPLs come down to the normal levels.

27 May 00:46 The Financial Express 1288289581575439893.html
Stockholm-based Doktor.se nabs €45 million for its ‘digi-physical’ care

Today Swedish e-health startup Doktor.se, which offers digital consultations to patients through its smartphone app, announces that it has secured €45 million in a Series C round led by Carnegie and Handelsbanken. Many of Doktor.se's existing investors, as well as new investors, are participating in

27 May 00:00 EU-Startups 1488873444245281762.html
Twitter labels Trump's false claims with warning for first time

President rails against decision after his tweets on mail-in voting are marked with message: ‘Get the facts’

27 May 00:02 the Guardian 1491978796028479024.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
City of Amarillo’s sales tax revenue seeing potential decrease of $4 million

Now that the City has received the March sales tax revenue numbers, City Finance Director Laura Storrs says Amarillo is projecting a decrease of millions.

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London-based Greyparrot nabs €2 million to automate recycling sorting

Today British AI tech startup Greyparrot has raised around €2 million to tackle the growing waste crisis, by introducing digitisation and automation to recycling. The round was led by Speedinvest, a leading early-stage industrial tech investor, with participation from Force Over Mass. The new funds

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‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ to Return for a Record-Breaking 15th Season, Will Address the Coronavirus

In the upcoming It's Always Sunny season 15, which will set a television record, the writers will address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Best of BS Opinion: India-China relations, the Covid curve, and more

Here is a summary of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day

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Australian-born immunologist Sotiris Tsiodras: Greece would have 13,685 dead if action wasn’t taken

Given that in Greece less than 1% of the population was infected with coronavirus, the country's Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert

27 May 00:38 Greek City Times 1506177377244506479.html
Coronavirus wrap May 27: West Bengal starts buses on 40 routes; UN says pandemic creating 'lockdown generation'

A total of 6,387 new cases of coronavirus infection and 170 deaths were reported in a 24-hour span till Wednesday 8 AM, according to ministry's data.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963437819237.html
Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 death toll in Delhi mounts to 303; highest spike of 792 cases

This is the first time in Delhi that over 700 COVID-19 cases have been reported in a day.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963481298967.html
UCO Bank slashes lending rate by 40 basis points

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963643601473.html
Drugmaker Sanofi to raise over $11 billion via sale of Regeneron shares

Earlier this week, Regeneron had said it would repurchase about $5 billion of its shares directly from Sanofi, without altering their over-a-decade-long partnership.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963673508277.html
Ola Financial Services raises Rs 205 crore from Matrix Partners, others

Gemini Investments LP, Arun Sarin's family office, and Alpha Wave Holdings also participated in the round, according to the documents.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963668106424.html
RBI's 7.75 percent Savings (Taxable) Bonds 2018: Subscription to stop from May 28

“The Government of India 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 shall cease for subscription with effect from the close of banking business on Thursday, the 28th of May, 2020,” RBI said in a release.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963694243060.html
Oil slides on US-China tensions, doubts about Russian output cuts

The group known as OPEC+ is cutting output by nearly 10 million barrels per day (bpd) in May and June. Some question whether it will continue to do so as demand recovers after many countries ease coronavirus lockdowns.

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Tesla to cut car prices in North America, China

The price cut comes as states after lockdowns during which demand for cars waned.

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Americas will be hardest hit by COVID-19 job losses: ILO

The Americas, meanwhile, had jumped from being the least affected region in labour market terms in the first quarter to being the most affected, with an expected 13.1 percent drop in working hours in the second, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, told a briefing.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963624008974.html
French optical maker Essilor bets on business rebound as India eases COVID-19 lockdown

Along with its associate companies, Essilor employs 5,000 people in India and exports optical products to Europe, the US and Canada.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963449545370.html
NTPC to foray into distribution, keen to buy majority stake in BRPL, BYPL

This assumes significance because NTPC is primarily power generation company.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963733360247.html
Coronavirus impact: Punjab seeks Rs 51,102 crore fiscal stimulus from Centre

A draft memorandum to this effect was approved on Wednesday by the Council of Ministers at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, an official statement said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963652989899.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
Wanted in Hollywood: COVID-19 consultants to help keep sets safe

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted producers, movie studios and workers' unions to seek expert advice on how to safely reopen film and TV sets, which shut down worldwide in mid-March.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963632921677.html
China's efforts to bring citizens back from India have nothing to do with border tension: Global Times

Global Times, considered Chinese government's mouthpiece, has said that the “voluntary repatriation plan” should be seen a “normal service” and should not be linked to the ongoing border tension.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963724451273.html
G R Chintala takes over as NABARD chairman

Chintala replaces H K Bhanwala, who headed the organisation for more than six years.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963809492444.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
Brokerages upgrade these 15 stocks to buy, expect 11-75% returns in a year

This war between USA & China may intensify further & may take ugly shape going forward, which may change World Power Equation post-COVID-19 era, Amit Jain of Ashika Wealth Advisors said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963828842388.html
Nokia shuts Tamil Nadu plant after 42 employees test positive for COVID-19

Nokia did not disclose how many workers at the Sriperumbudur plant tested positive, but a source familiar with the matter said they were at least 42.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963789458053.html
COVID-19 here to stay till 2021, aggressive testing needed to curb its spread: Health experts

In an interaction with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, health experts Professor Ashish Jha and Professor Johan Giesecke talked about the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the series being aired on Congress social media channels.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963941942842.html
Coronavirus lockdown: JSW Sports, owners of IPL and PKL teams, see 30% impact on business in 2020

The impact of not having IPL this year will be big as the league is a massive P&L (profit and loss statement) for the company, said the JSW Sports CEO

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963950720178.html
‘Certainly not an eye-wash’: Nobel-winning economist Abhijit Banerjee on Centre's Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus

The Nobel laureate has voiced hope that the Centre's economic relief package will boost the supply side which will drive economic recovery.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963914622853.html
The going will get tougher for the Indian automobile sector; here's why

In the long run, more solid reforms might be needed to help auto sector be able to walk without the crutches that government might be able to give it.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963953614859.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
Personal data of 2.9 crore Indian job seekers leaked on dark web: Report

The same threat actor who leaked the Aadhaar card details later dropped details of 18 lakh residents of Madhya Pradesh for free on May 19.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963863231597.html
Glenmark gets USFDA nod to market generic drug for muscle pain

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc, USA has been granted final approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Chlorzoxazone tablets USP, in strength of 375 mg and 750 mg, the drug maker said in a statement.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963895468134.html
Crude oil futures up 0.62%, WTI trades above $34 a barrel

In the futures market, crude oil for June delivery touched an intraday high of Rs 2,606 and an intraday low of Rs 2,544 per barrel on MCX.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964076300404.html
Volkswagen India introduces leasing, flexible financing options to drive sales amid COVID-19

Under its omni-channel mobility solutions, the company has integrated 'Power Lease' -- a 'pay-for-usage' model complete with zero down payment scheme -- with Volkswagen Secure which allows customers to purchase a Vento or a Tiguan Allspace model with flexible down payment and low EMI, including insurance coverage for a tenure of three or four years.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963980108750.html
Twitter is 'interfering' in US election, 'stifling' free speech, alleges Donald Trump

On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning phrase to two of Trump tweets that called mail-in ballots

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964076528436.html
Natural gas futures up 0.54% in evening trade

In the futures market, natural gas for June delivery touched an intraday high of Rs 150,30 and an intraday low of Rs 146.80 per mmBtu on MCX.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964128084813.html
NCLT approves IL&FS stake sale in GIFTCL to Gujarat govt

The order said that IL&FS had sought that an amount of Rs 61.84 lakh is excluded as resolution process costs incurred for meeting various expenditures, other applicable taxes from the sale proceeds of the applicant's shareholding in GIFTCL to the Gujarat government.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964085517827.html
SC issues notices to Centre, Assam on plea against delimitation process based on 2001 census

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to hear the plea seeking quashing of this year's February 28 order which

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964308437417.html
Paytm allows Vodafone Idea feature phone users to recharge using UPI

Paytm said it has partnered Vodafone Idea and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to allow feature phone users to recharge their numbers using UPI.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964151705506.html
ICRA expects muted participation in spectrum auction, sees industry debt rising

Despite the anticipated improvement in the cash flow generation in the current financial year post the tariff hikes, the debt coverage metrics is expected to continue to remain weak given the unyieldingly high debt levels, it said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964298471762.html
Vestapace to launch 35 satellites for 5G network in India, eyes commencing operation by 2021

Vestaspace Technologies founder and CEO Arun Kumar Sureban said a beta version of the next-generation satellite constellations is planned for September 2020, besides the launch of a fully operational constellation of satellites in early 2021 into 'Low-Earth-Orbit or Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit'.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964130364053.html
Theatres, cinemas, summer camps to reopen as Swiss relax coronavirus curbs

Switzerland said on Wednesday it would lift curbs on larger public gatherings next month and free up travel within Europe's 26-nation Schengen zone by July 6, further easing restrictions on public life as the coronavirus outbreak ebbs.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964340893852.html
Cash holdings of PMS schemes decline in April: Report

However, 13 PMS schemes also recorded an increase in cash holdings in April over March

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964346366871.html
Private jet demand rises as wealthy Russians spend lockdown in West

Passengers are heading for countries such as Britain and Cyprus where they own property, have residency rights, sometimes thanks to holding dual nationality, or have close relatives, according to industry sources.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964239728810.html
Scale-up battle preparedness visualising worst-case scenarios: President Xi Jinping tells Chinese military

Xi ordered the military to think about worst-case scenarios, scale up training and battle preparedness, promptly and effectively deal with all sorts of complex situations and resolutely safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964220216665.html
Planning to invest now? Here’s how you can build a Rs 5,00,000 ‘Atmanirbhar' portfolio

Investors should ideally place small amounts in different sectors to take advantage of the multiplier effect which the economic package could have over a period of time.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964469858667.html
China's survey team summits Mt Everest to remeasure its height

After summiting, team members began erecting a survey marker on the snow-covered peak, which measures less than 20 square meters, the report said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964369750798.html
Need for growing NDB into global development institution: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

She commended the contribution of NDB in funding the infrastructure development, which has positively impacted the development agenda of the member countries, including India.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964559819899.html
Govt steps up locust control operations; drones to be deployed soon

The government has placed an order for buying 60 spraying machines from UK-based company Micron, and two firms have been finalised for supply of drones for aerial spraying of insecticides for effective control over tall trees and inaccessible areas, it added.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964562681094.html
Coronavirus pandemic | Maharashtra reports 105 COVID-19 deaths and 2,190 new cases

This is for the first time that Maharashtra has reported deaths in three digits, the official said, adding that they included 32 fatalities from Mumbai.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964594463132.html
ICC Board Meeting: World T20 to be postponed to 2022, October window for IPL

The decision, if it is formalised, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic will give members a chance to chalk out their bilateral blue-print in the coming months.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964719244945.html
'Significant' health questions remain about in-person G7 meeting: Canada PM Justin Trudeau

Trump in March cancelled the Group of Seven leaders meeting scheduled for June 10 as the coronavirus outbreak was spreading around the world and international travel was curtailed.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964687995066.html
Will launch statewide agitation if curbs on paddy cultivation stay: Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Hooda's warning has come a day after Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar defended the recently launched Mera Pani, Meri Virasat scheme, aimed at crop diversification.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964653671657.html
KPIT Technologies Q4 net profit rises 23.3% to Rs 38.1 crore

Its revenue from operations stood at Rs 556.2 crore in the reported period, up 10.9 percent from Rs 501.2 crore in the March 2019 quarter, it added.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964655745808.html
States should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore to battle COVID-19 disruptions: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said the economy is facing serious problems, businesses are being closed and unemployment is growing. All sections of the society, whether migrants, media, business persons or employees, are facing problems, but ultimately

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964550714990.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
Coronavirus pandemic | Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India cross 1.5 lakh-mark; death toll at 4,337

India is the tenth country to register 1.5 lakh or more COVID-19 cases.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964725516051.html
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail posts Q4 net loss of Rs 146.59 crore

Revenue from operations during the quarter under review stood at Rs 1,831.88 crore. It was at Rs 1,915.31 crore in the year-ago period, ABFRL said in a regulatory filing.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964395918084.html
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as coronavirus seizes travel industry

The layoffs are expected to be concentrated in the Seattle area, home to Boeing's commercial-airplanes business.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964772189391.html
A match made in heaven: How Vows for Eternity is redefining confidential matchmaking for global Indians

Headquartered in New York City with an established presence in Mumbai, Delhi, London and Dubai, Vows for Eternity is a global, confidential and personalised matrimonial search firm that brings life partners together based on mindsets, values and personalities

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964793752702.html
COVID-19 impact | IDFC First Bank announces pay cuts for senior management

IDFC First said its senior management has volunteered to take a 10 percent cut in compensation for 2020-21.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964720296353.html
Silver futures dip 0.44% in afternoon trade

In the futures market, silver for July delivery touched an intraday high of Rs 47,847 and a low of Rs 47,370 per kg.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964768790674.html
Coronavirus crisis | With hospitals stretched to capacity, housing societies in Mumbai are renting oxygen cylinders: Report

With Mumbai facing an acute shortage of ICU beds in private hospitals, there have been situations where patients have been asked to wait.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964822881923.html
Sensex jumps 1,000 pts, Nifty above 9,300; 4 key factors behind the rally

Experts indicate that the bargain hunting in banks and financial counters gave a fillip to the market.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964993666965.html
United Spirits Q4 down 57.8% to Rs 49.3 crore

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 116.9 crore in the January-March quarter a year ago, United Spirits Ltd (USL) said in a regulatory filing.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964827746435.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 30,000 weddings cancelled in Gujarat amid COVID-19

March and April are considered the peak season, when maximum number of weddings take place in the state, Hotel and Restaurant Association (Gujarat) spokesperson Abhijit Deshmukh said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964935375620.html
Investor wealth surges by Rs 2 lakh crore as markets rally

Led by the rally in equity market, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies soared Rs 2,01,549.38 crore to Rs 1,23,62,539.79 crore.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964848320130.html
India loses crown to Indonesia as Honda’s biggest two-wheeler market

HMSI’s FY20 domestic sales are back to the same level as FY17 when the company had sold 4.72 million units in the domestic market

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964868261053.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
Home delivery of essential medicines can be organised in containment zones: Health Ministry

In its 'Guidance note on Provision of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health Plus Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) services during and post COVID-19 pandemic' released on Wednesday, the ministry stressed that critical services for women, children and adolescent should be provided irrespective of their COVID-19 status.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964814739612.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
Wall Street opens higher on recovery optimism

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 303.52 points, or 1.21 percent, at the open to 25,298.63.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965054556813.html
Migrant crisis: In heart-wrenching video, toddler tries to wake dead mother at Bihar railway station

The mother was heading to Kathiar along with her two children, sister and sister's husband, the Railway Ministry said

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965083329945.html
JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

J.K. Rowling is publishing a new story called “The Ickabog,” which will be free to read online to help entertain children and families stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964833461801.html
Nepal delays discussion in Parliament to amend Constitution for updating map

The Constitution amendment proposal was to be tabled in Parliament on Tuesday but it could not be done after Oli said that he wanted to hold an all-party meeting to discuss the matter.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965038180309.html
India should avoid understanding Beijing through 'biased' US lens, says Chinese strategic analyst

In the article, he also accused India of starting the latest standoff, alleging that it was a

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965016802250.html
Motorola Moto G Pro launched with 48 MP triple-camera setup and a Stylus: Everything you need to know

The Moto G Pro is priced at EUR 329 (Roughly Rs 27,300) and is only available in a 4GB RAM and 128GB storage model.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965164830805.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
HBO Max is here to take on Netflix. Is it too late?

AT&T’s streaming platform goes live on May 27. At $15 a month, it’s more expensive than its rivals and comes at a time when household income is dropping.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965093221841.html
India must plan implementation of COVID-19 vaccine when it comes: Ashish Jha tells Rahul Gandhi

India must have a plan for implementing it as it needs 50 to 60 crore vaccines, said Jha.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965138595346.html
Titan Company shares down 2% as COVID-19 hits businesses

The company said the lockdowns posed challenges to all its businesses.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965299057535.html
Arogya Sanjeevani: Low-cost insurance, but a regular health cover works better

Existing health insurance plans offer far more features and benefits, but come with higher premiums

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965120222730.html
Adani Ports & SEZ raises Rs 500 crore through allotment of NCDs

It allotted 5,000 non-convertible debentures (NCDs) of the face value of Rs 10 lakh each, the company said in a BSE filing.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965299540793.html
Tata Investment Corporation posts net loss of Rs 36.75 crore in Q4 FY20

Total revenue from operations in the quarter under review stood at Rs 21.41 crore as compared to Rs 24.59 crore in the corresponding period a year ago.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965315600630.html
Buy USDINR; target of 76.00 - 76.20: ICICI Direct

ICICI Direct The rupee again approached its sizeable Call base of 76. We feel a close above these levels would open the gates for more upsides. However, looking at the consolidation in Dollar index we feel, the rupee will remain in a range.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965210038122.html
Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail plans Rs 1,000 crore rights issue

Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail is the country's largest pure-play fashion and lifestyle player with a strong bouquet of fashion brands and retail formats with a network of over 3,040 stores, and presence across 25,000 multi-brand outlets across the country.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965221930271.html
L&T delivers critical nuclear power plant equipment to global customers during lockdown

The company's heavy Engineering arm delivered these equipment to global clients in Abu Dhabi, France and other places, Larsen & Toubro said in a statement.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965295897836.html
It is India's hour to shine, but will it?

If India manages to overcome its long-pending issues around multiple approvals, licenses, permits, an overload of documentation and reporting, then India has a chance to leave an indelible mark on global trade in the coming decade.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965318384233.html
Dabur's Q4 net profit falls 24% YoY; domestic volume declines at 14.6%

Consolidated EBITDA stood at Rs 352.3 crore against CNBC-TV18 poll of Rs 475 crore while EBITDA margin came at 18.9 percent against CNBC-TV18 poll of 21.8 percent.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965336993485.html
World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed: Poll

With many countries starting to ease lockdown restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the virus, which has infected over 5.5 million people globally

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965357179901.html
Govt may launch coal blocks auction process under commercial mining on June 11

The government last week approved a methodology for commercial mining of coal on revenue sharing basis.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965426105355.html
Future Lifestyle Fashions share price down 2% as board mulls fund-raising plan

Future Group faces high promoter debt, sharp fall in share prices and cash flow woes, all of which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965411657469.html
Mercedes-Benz launches C 63 AMG Coupe and AMG GT R, company says planned launches on track

The launch of its first all-electric car EQC has suffered a delay due to the nationwide lockdown.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965391597898.html
WHO creates foundation to tap new funding sources

The WHO Foundation is being created as an independent grant-making entity that will support the organisation's efforts to address the most pressing global health challenges by raising new funding from

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965341224572.html
Reinier called up by Zidane

Reinier will train with the Real Madrid first team squad. The Brazilian was called up by Zinedine Zidane after the cancellation of the Segunda B season.

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037176640246625.html
Ibrahimovic could be back in five weeks

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's injury ended up being less serious than first thought. Therefore, AC Milan are relieved and are calculating when the veteran striker could be back. They are saying he could be back within four or five weeks.

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037176994191320.html
Tunisian football to restart in August behind closed doors

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

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037177109239074.html
Tech selloff weighs on S&P 500, Nasdaq

Amazon.com, Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc, which have led a recent rally, weighed on the tech-heavy Nasdaq, while healthcare and technology stocks - which outperformed in the coronavirus-led market slump - were among the S&P 500 sector indexes in the red.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965340871069.html
Carragher recalls time he tried to punch Arbeloa

It took place in a match at West Brom in 2009 when Liverpool were trying to help Pepe Reina win the trophy awarded to the goalkeeper who concedes the least number of goals.

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037177330136777.html
VIDEO: Neymar's funniest moments in PSG training

Neymar likes teasing and joking with his teammates and even with the coaching staff. Check out these comical moments of Neymar from training at Paris Saint-Germain.

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037176585245679.html
Mourinho does not expect to see 'crazy' transfers post COVID-19

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has warned that the transfer market will look drastically different due to the coronavirus fallout, saying football will not be ready for "crazy numbers".

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037177407184519.html
PL clubs vote unanimously to resume contact training

Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume contact training as "Project Restart" took a huge step forwards.

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037177724238353.html
‘The Walking Dead’ Rumor: Carol Peletier Set To Feature In At Least One Of The Spinoff Movies

Could Carol Peletier join Michonne in her search for Rick Grimes in the trio of ‘Walking Dead’ movies? Ever since the announcement by AMC that a trio of spinoff movies was in development ...

27 May 00:19 The Inquisitr 1745625231564387647.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
'Winning PL behind closed doors would be strange': Henderson

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says playing at an empty Anfield and winning the Premier League title with no fans present would be "pretty strange".

27 May 00:00 BeSoccer 165037178500689355.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
Bank: Lithuanian billion-rescue-plan may be slowed down by red tape

As the Lithuanian government plans to invest 6.3 billion euros in the economy and human resources in 18 months, Swedbank has pointed to excessive red tape as weakness that could slow down the investments, LRT reports.

27 May 00:00 BNN - Baltic News Network 1847219822496511064.html
Ventspils and Jelgava will not be expanded with municipalities or municipal territories

An agreement has been reached Ventspils and Jelgava will not be provided additional municipalities or municipal territories.

27 May 00:00 BNN - Baltic News Network 1847219823222313992.html
‘RHOA’s Kandi Burruss Reveals Why She Thinks NeNe Leakes Really Left The Reunion

Kandi Burruss believes she knows the reason why NeNe Leakes abruptly left the 'RHOA' reunion taping.

27 May 00:13 Hollywood Life 1852895045332187159.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
Trump sounds warning over Hong Kong's future

Trump promises a 'very interesting' US response within days

27 May 00:36 Rappler 1882105642446286630.html
Bryce Hall & Jaden Hossler: TikTok Stars Arrested In Texas For Drug Possession

TikTok's Bryce Hall and Jaden Hossler were arrested for drug possession in Texas on May 25, HollywoodLife has learned. See mugshots here.

27 May 00:27 Hollywood Life 1852895046510410411.html
Tristan Thompson: Why He Won’t Have To Take A 2nd DNA Test In Paternity Suit – Experts Explain

Tristan Thompson won't have to take a second DNA test in his paternity lawsuit. Two experts explain why the NBA star is already home free.

27 May 00:42 Hollywood Life 1852895045657233319.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
Torstar to be sold, taken private in $52 million deal

Five families that built and grew media conglomerate Torstar Corp. have agreed to hand the newspapers they presided over for roughly 70 years to a Canadian investment firm that plans to take the company private.

27 May 00:31 CP24 1887544296349792373.html
What support has the Ministry of Health provided to doctors?

Egypt Today provides information on this support.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898973356294.html
Egypt repatriates 160 stranded nationals from UAE

The expatriated arrivals have been tested for coronavirus and were moved to be quarantined for seven days.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898903732552.html
Solskjaer counting on Pogba, Rashford for restart

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he is confident of having Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford fit should the Premier League season restart next month.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899249845711.html
Pics: President follows up on road projects in Egyptian capital

Sisi has been keen to listen to the opinions of the workers in these projects and make sure the work goes as it should, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899317276691.html
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
Egypt’s Sisi discusses mutual relations, latest COVID-19 updates with India’s Modi

Modi affirmed his country's pride of the mutual ties and close relations with Egypt.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899026283810.html
Grand Egyptian Museum receives 1006 pieces of Khufu’s second ship

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on completing archaeological projects, while taking all the necessary precautions to battle the virus.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899528917352.html
Costa Rica Is Now The First Central American Country To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

On Tuesday, Costa Rica became the first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage, Reuters reported. The journey to marriage equality in Costa Rica has been a long one. After decades ...

27 May 00:40 The Inquisitr 1745625232320863856.html
Reopening mosques for prayers to be only determined by cabinet's committee: Egypt's Awqf Min.

In a statement released Tuesday, the ministry said it did not and will not disclose any information about the date of reopening mosques to worshippers.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899825239839.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
CAF to postpone 2021 AFCON to be in 2022

French Radio Monte Carlo unveiled the possibility of holding the 2021 African Cup of Nations in the summer of 2022 due to Coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900540852548.html
25,937 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths rise to 552

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 25,937 confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Africa.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438745782424.html
Mkhize clears up level 3 lockdown confusion

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has provided clarity on South Africa’s planned move to level 3 lockdown on 1 June.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438797658881.html
Egypt to see upcoming COVID-19 peak: health official

Egypt still uses the malaria drug, chloroquine, in treating coronavirus patients, according to a health protocol nationwide supervised by a scientific committee.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900354890196.html
Every learner will be given two masks – coronavirus plans for South African schools detailed

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has detailed some of her department’s plans to provide personal protective equipment to learners who return to school on 1 June.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438948518738.html
Water restrictions lifted in Waihi, Waikino

Residents are still urged to save water where they can.

27 May 00:51 Newshub 2131266985736311181.html
Food prices in South Africa have spiked – particularly these items

Families in South Africa living on low incomes may be spending 30% more on food than they did two months ago, the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity Group (PEJDG) says.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439169355510.html
Confusion around whether all of South Africa will move to level 3 lockdown

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has cast doubt on whether some parts of the lockdown will remain at level 4 from 1 June.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439677615799.html
Deputy governor of Upper Egypt’s Aswan catches coronavirus

Yehia will be quarantined at home and will receive the necessary medical care, the statement by the office said, adding that contacts will be also tested.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899876519473.html
You can now apply for government’s relief fund for May – but don’t make these mistakes

The Department of Employment and Labour says the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has to date paid in excess of R15 billion to beneficiaries – marking a historic first in terms of a lump sum paid out by the fund within five weeks.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439027552231.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
South Africa should revisit alcohol regulations: ANC’s Duarte

Deputy secretary-general of the ANC Jessie Duarte says that South Africa should reassess its policy in terms of the regulation of alcohol ‘with or without the Covid-19 threat’.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439925410780.html
Digital strategies key for retail to survive a shifting consumer landscape

The world is in unchartered territory and as many businesses face the harsh reality of lockdown, we are beginning to accept that jobs will be lost, orders will be cancelled, and many doors will not be reopened.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439951271890.html
Woolworths targets online as shoppers take to food delivery service

Retailer Woolworths says that the Covid-19 pandemic, and resulting lockdown continues to have a pronounced impact on the group.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440067842513.html
SAA administrators see reasonable chance of rescuing the airline

The administrators of South Africa’s bankrupt state-owned airline said they see a “reasonable prospect of rescuing” it.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440634328638.html
Openview – now powered by 2 million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439669336442.html
A top trick for great content marketing

Content marketing is a powerful tool – and can be quick and simple to implement for your brand.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440668196145.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
Business rescue practitioners shut down SAA’s plans to fly again

South African Airways’ business rescue practitioners (BRPs) say that the airline’s announcement that it plans to resume domestic flights under lockdown level 3 was “unvetted”.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440008513821.html
Rodd gets first winner since his return to Australia

Jockey Michael Rodd, who returned to Australia earlier this month as Singapore racing is put on hold with the Covid-19 circuit breaker in place, celebrated his first winner yesterday. He kicked home the Lindsay Smith-trained newcomer Capital Zous to victory at Hamilton,...

27 May 00:00 thenewpaper 2217039562795470902.html
Exultant looks poised to take the HK Horse of the Year title

Exultant has become the favourite for the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award, following his victory in Sunday's Group 1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup over 2,400m. It came fresh after his Group 1 FWD Queen Elizabeth II Cup success over 2,000m last...

27 May 00:00 thenewpaper 2217039562943576183.html
SAMRC: Apology to Health Dept has nothing to do with Gray’s comments

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

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106394612233.html
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
Winding down of Saldanha Steel plant to be complete by end of June

Despite numerous efforts to save the steel plant, ArcelorMittal South Africa CEO Kobus Verster said that reopening the facility in the medium term was highly unlikey.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106381317816.html
COVID-19 council's briefing on level 3 regulations postponed again

This was the second time the briefing- aimed at clarifying questions around how level 3 lockdown will all work - had been postponed at short notice.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106594299608.html
Eminem gives 'Stans' his mobile number to ask their burning questions

The rapper generated a number using the mobile phone social media platform Community so his fans, who are nicknamed Stans, can personally quiz him.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106501526223.html
Billionaire Johann Rupert scores R54 million payday

South African billionaire Johann Rupert took home a R54 million payday in 2020, for his role as chairman at Swiss luxury goods company, Richemont.

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440604994276.html
'Don't drive if you're blind' and 'rising Tory revolt': Papers continue to lead with Dominic Cummings row

Attacks and ridicule aimed at Boris Johnson’s government and his aide Dominic Cummings lead the Wednesday papers. The Daily Mirror keeps up its attacks on a government in “chaos”, rounding on Mr Cummings and the minister deployed to front the media on Tuesday, Michael Gove.

27 May 00:07 ITV News 2184971257338353904.html
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Why the decision to open places of worship is disappointing

From early on, churches were identified as the biggest contributors to cluster outbreaks of COVID-19, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106674636301.html
SAA can still be saved with funding - administrators

SAA has been fighting for its survival since entering business rescue - a local form of bankruptcy protection - in December, after almost a decade of financial losses.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106719605636.html
DNA confirms body found near Wewe River is of murdered Andile Mbuthu - family

The 16-year-old was kidnapped and assaulted late last month after being accused of stealing alcohol from a local tavern.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106858203076.html
Mixed reaction from clergy as churches prepare to resume services

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced that places of worship may reopen subject to strict restrictions under level three of the lockdown.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106818889835.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
Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem bill

Hundreds of riot police took up positions and authorities erected a two-metre (6 feet) wall made of plastic barriers filled with water around the Legislative Council, extending across a park up to Victoria Harbour.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107069749261.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
Tracee Ellis Ross debuts her singing voice in new film 'The High Note'

The movie, which will be released on home video-on-demand platforms on Friday, gives Ross her long-awaited chance to sing on screen.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107108813779.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
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
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
Hairdressers head to court today over level 3 restrictions

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

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107452295843.html
Iata appeals for govt financial relief as COVID-19 takes toll on aviation sector

Since government implemented the nationwide lockdown, no airline has been allowed to fly locally or internationally.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107378674930.html
Lifting league trophy without fans would be 'strange': Henderson

Liverpool need just six points from their remaining nine games to win the league for the first time in 30 years but there is still no clear date on when the season will resume after it was suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107476281679.html
Faith community made huge contribution in fighting COVID-19 - Ramaphosa

The president on Tuesday evening said religious institutions had suffered greatly during the lockdown.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107514244263.html
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
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
NW Health MEC Sambatha ‘impressed’ with Impala Mine’s COVID-19 compliance

Sambatha has been monitoring the levels of compliance at the mine in Rustenburg.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107825830675.html
West Indies test players return to small group training

The West Indies had been scheduled to visit England for three tests in June but the tour was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is now looking at hosting the series in July.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107041421635.html
Calling on divine intervention: Sunday to mark Day of Prayer against COVID-19

The president said as South Africa moved to level 3 lockdown, we needed all the help we could get and that included divine intervention.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107672819680.html
Couples urged not to sign marriage contracts without court supervision

The Constitutional Court on Tuesday dismissed an application for leave to appeal an SCA judgement on the binding nature of postnuptial contracts.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107770972311.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
UN chief deplores lack of ceasefire during virus

Since the call by Antonio Guterres in March for ceasefires, announcements backing the end of fighting have been made in countries including Afghanistan, the Philippines and Cameroon, but conflicts have continued to rage in Libya, Yemen and elsewhere.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107901227099.html
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
ANALYSIS: Vegan boom is heading for a meat-fuelled bust

Vegan companies were struggling with increasing costs even before the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108199626450.html
Restaurant association questions allowing reopening of places of worship

CEO at the Restaurant Association of South Africa Wendy Alberts said the industry was suffering.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108211613941.html
UIF compliance no longer a requirement for COVID-19 financial aid

Previously only workers who were registered and declared on the system by their employers could qualify for the benefit.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107991883829.html
Eskom sees lower risk of power cuts during winter

Eskom expects only 3 days of stage one power cuts, where up to 1,000 megawatts is taken off the national grid, during the winter period when demand increases, the chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108289873465.html
Cummins backs IPL to replace a delayed World Cup

Due to begin in Australia in October, the T20 competition’s start is looking increasingly unlikely amid virus-related travel restrictions.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108296972312.html
Algeria backs hydroxychloroquine despite WHO dropping trials

The study found that administering the medicine or, separately, the related anti-malarial chloroquine, actually increased COVID-19 patients' risk of dying.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108327889634.html
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie 'getting along better' since custody agreement

The pair split in 2016 and were legally divorced last year but are said to be on good terms after finally agreeing arrangements for their six children - Maddox, 18, Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh and 11-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107984238460.html
Wanted in Hollywood: COVID-19 consultants to help keep sets safe

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted producers, movie studios and workers’ unions to seek expert advice on how to safely reopen film and TV sets, which shut down worldwide in mid-March.

27 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108339358528.html
Privacy fears as China expands use of monitoring tech beyond COVID-19

Authorities look to continue use personal QR codes that give individuals a green, yellow or red rating based on a number of criteria.

27 May 00:52 Brisbane Times 2314609339893710949.html
Education department IT manager directed $14m work to his own company

'Go-to guy' in Department of Education and Training misused position for more than a decade to direct almost $14m-worth of work to company he owned, IBAC says.

27 May 00:49 Brisbane Times 2314609339180059840.html
Sewage testing ordered in Queensland after 30-year-old's COVID-19 death

Another Queenslander has died of COVID-19, taking the state’s toll to seven.

27 May 00:48 Brisbane Times 2314609338897874379.html
Torstar to be sold, taken private in $52-million deal

Five families that built and grew media conglomerate Torstar Corp. have agreed to hand the newspapers they presided over for roughly 70 years to a Canadian investment firm that plans to take the company private.

27 May 00:44 CTVNews 2422791598438378575.html
Ann Coulter Doubles Down on Trump Criticism: 'Jackass President Being a Big Baby'

She explained her weekend criticisms during an interview on the Daily Caller's podcast

27 May 00:53 TheWrap 2361432282994249000.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check labels to Trump tweets on voting fraud

Site tells users to ‘get the facts about mail-in ballots’ on tweet claiming California’s mailed votes likely to be ‘substantially fraudulent.’

27 May 00:06 POLITICO 2584151346329889622.html
APC group: we’ve not withdrawn case against Adetimehin-led exco

The acting factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr. Olu Olatuja, has said the faction has not withdrawn the....

27 May 00:09 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901644991637.html
Toronto Star owner Torstar to be sold, taken private in $52- million deal

Five families that built and grew media conglomerate Torstar Corp. have agreed to hand the newspapers they presided over for roughly 70 years to a Canadian investment firm that plans to take the company private.

27 May 00:44 CTVNews 2422791598749195281.html
Colloquium speakers to African leaders: be proactive

Speakers at a virtual colloquium on the 63rd birthday of Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday asked African leaders to think ahead and ...

27 May 00:53 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900079688096.html
Jimmy Fallon Apologizes For Wearing Blackface On SNL Twenty Years Ago

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon came under fire on Twitter this week after an old Saturday Night Live clip from 2000 resurfaced that featured the

27 May 00:23 Celebrity Insider 265863476034811863.html
Researchers Create Map of Electric Currents in Magnetosphere of Mars

Using five years of magnetic field data obtained by NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft, a team of scientists has created the first-ever map of the electric current systems in the Martian induced magnetosphere.

27 May 00:00 Sci News 2819514862180157.html
SpaceX to make history launching NASA astronauts on a private rocket

On 27 May, NASA astronauts will launch to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon, the first time a private company has flown humans into orbit

27 May 00:00 New Scientist 2676996513407796492.html
Tyson Fury claims he has accepted offer to fight Mike Tyson

Tyson, 53, is set for a stunning comeback in order to raise money for charity and has recently been pictured looking in top shape

27 May 00:02 Irish Mirror 2875825628789108234.html
Takumi Minamino's former coach tells Jurgen Klopp how to get best out of Japanese star

The £7.25m January signing has yet to make much of an impression at Liverpool but his ex-manager still has faith he will come good at Anfield

27 May 00:31 Irish Mirror 2875825629128087289.html
Indian firm launching 5G satellite constellations to provide high-speed internet amid delayed trials

Government-sanctioned 5G trials in India, which were scheduled for this year, have reportedly been postponed by a year because of the coronavirus situation. As of now, India seems to have missed its seat in the global 5G wagon of 2020, which is being led by South Korea, China, the US, and the UK respectively.

27 May 00:00 SpaceDaily 2879240067267418450.html
New infrared telescope to help find Universe's "hidden treasures" in real time

A new infrared telescope, to be designed and built by astronomers at The Australian National University (ANU), will monitor the entire southern sky in search of new cosmic events as they take place.

27 May 00:00 SpaceDaily 2879240067147113394.html
UK commits new funding to combat space debris

New government funding for innovative solutions to tackle the growing problem of potentially hazardous space debris, has been announced by the UK Space Agency.

27 May 00:00 SpaceDaily 2879240068237080325.html
After meeting Uddhav, Pawar says no threat to govt in Maharashtra

Pawar's meeting with the chief minister, held at Thackeray’s residence Matoshree, came as the main opposition BJP has stepped up its criticism of the Thackeray government's alleged mishandling of the Covid-19 crisis in Maharashtra.

27 May 00:39 The Indian Express 2885715104166203824.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
BJP not in a hurry, govt will fall on its own: Fadnavis

Former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis claimed that the theory of BJP trying to dislodge the government was a ploy to divert people's attention from serious issues. “The purpose is to mislead and hide their own shortcomings,” he said.

27 May 00:53 The Indian Express 2885715105047382895.html
We support Maharashtra govt, not key decision-makers: Rahul

Rahul’s remarks also come at a time when the BJP is sharpening its attack on the Thackeray government over its handling of the crisis. Maharashtra now has nearly one-third of the corona cases in India.

27 May 00:17 The Indian Express 2885715105358749406.html
Breatharian monk Prahlad Jani remained enigma till the end

Prahlad Jani who survived without water or food for 80 yrs was a subject of studies by international scientists

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803310114333.html
Gujarat: 364 new cases, death toll at 922

Ahmedabad reported 251 new cases, taking the total to more than 10,800 cases, while Surat saw 36 more persons test positive, taking the total to 1,387 cases.

27 May 00:13 The Indian Express 2885715105468417232.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
Ahmedabad saw 1 death each hour in past week

169 persons died in 7 days—24 per day on an average; with 251new cases on Tuesday, district’s tally has touched 10,841

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803976676609.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
Interns at BJ Medical College catch super spreader syndrome

14 interns at Civil test positive, but interns believe that over 50 of them may be carriers of virus; allege 7-day Covid duty raised to 10 and quarantine reduce

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158804969278677.html
Three arrests made following illegal rave at a nature reserve in Leeds

Around 200 people attended the illegal rave on Monday night

27 May 00:00 Mixmag 2902824820208041468.html
New survey says 82% of festival goers are comfortable returning to music events

More than 110,000 people were surveyed

27 May 00:00 Mixmag 2902824820314526755.html
Assam to have 4 more labs; eyes 5000 COVID tests per day

GUWAHATI: Assam is poised to have four more laboratories for conducting COVID-19 tests by the first week of June, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed on Wednesday.As it is, with the surge in the number of COVID-posit

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878505154393.html
Johnny Depp completes painting after 14 years amid lockdown

Actor Johnny Depp has finally completed a wine bottle painting that he had started 14 years ago.Depp took to Instagram, where he shared a photograph of his artwork, which he started in 2006.He captioned: "It's odd, the things that we once gave such p

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878978089956.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
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
SAI resumes sports activities in Delhi

New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Tuesday started activities in two out of its five stadiums in the national capital after the central government green lighted resumption of outdoor sports in a phased manner.According to a SAI stateme

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879253754556.html
Five more returnees test positive, quarantined in city

SHILLONG: With five more returnees testing positive for novel coronavirus on Tuesday, Meghalaya has seven active cases till date.The five persons were part of the returnees from Delhi and Haryana.The patients who are asymptomatic are lodged at the co

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879625169177.html
Indian Army commanders’ meet kicks off amid Chinese aggression

NEW DELHI:  Indian Army Commanders' Conference kicked off in New Delhi on Wednesday wherein discussion over China frontier in Sikkim, Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh would be done at great length. The conference was planned much before the tension with

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879730061197.html
Rain & storm wreak havoc; around 1500 affected

SHILLONG/JOWAI/MAWKYRWAT/NONGPOH: East Jaintia Hills and West Jaintia Hills districts reeled under "unprecedented" floods as heavy downpour coupled with high-velocity winds pounded at least seven districts triggering landslides, washing away roads an

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880422362701.html
China’s openness to spot COVID-19 source lauded

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it appreciates China's openness to joint efforts by the international science community to identify the source of the virus, and that such a scientific mission should consist of "the right mix of s

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880342285184.html
Suggested extra review due to inexperienced umpires: Kumble

New Delhi: ICC Cricket Committee chairman Anil Kumble says the inexperience of local umpires, who are expected to officiate in Test matches once action resumes post the COVID-19 pandemic, is the reason behind recommending an extra review, which accor

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880180756254.html
Anger as white woman reports black birdwatcher in Central Park to police

NEW YORK, May 27 — A video of a white woman calling the police about a black birdwatcher in New York’s Central Park has gone viral, sparking anger about African Americans being falsely reported to cops. The clip, posted on Twitter and viewed 30 million times, was filmed by the man, Christian...

27 May 00:21 Malaymail 302165934436532183.html
Asian stocks pull back as Hong Kong uncertainty weighs

NEW YORK, May 27 — Asian shares shed some of their recent gains today as investor concerns about rising tensions between the United States and China tempered optimism about a re-opening of the world economy. US President Donald Trump said late yesterday he is preparing to take action against...

27 May 00:54 Malaymail 302165935477014733.html
Serie A asks broadcasters to make final payment for this season

MILAN, May 27 ― Italy's top flight football league Serie A said yesterday that broadcast rights holders must pay the final instalment for the current season, which has been halted due to the coronavirus outbreak. Serie A was suspended on March 9 and the Italian government will decide tomorrow...

27 May 00:57 Malaymail 302165935132268669.html
Japan's new budget to include US$302b in direct spending, reports Mainichi

TOKYO, May 27 — Japan's government plans to include US$302 billion (RM1.32 trillion) in direct spending under a second extra budget to be compiled today, to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic, the Mainichi newspaper reported. The 32.5 trillion yen (RM1.32 trillion) in...

27 May 00:47 Malaymail 302165935255733618.html
Disney to present reopening plan for Walt Disney World

LOS ANGELES, May 27 — Walt Disney Co will present its proposal for a phased reopening of its Orlando, Florida, theme parks to a local task force today, the company said in a statement. Disney closed theme parks around the world starting in January to help prevent the spread of the novel...

27 May 00:06 Malaymail 302165935561488776.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
Britain's McLaren scales back F1 racing due to lockdown losses

LONDON, May 27 ― British Formula 1 team and supercar maker McLaren said yesterday it will cut 1,200 jobs and signficantly scale down its racing division after the coronavirus crisis hit sales. The restructuring affects over a quarter of the company's 4,000 jobs. “We deeply regret the impact...

27 May 00:42 Malaymail 302165935893933963.html
McIlroy hopes Ryder Cup will be moved to 2021

LONDON, May 27 ― Rory McIlroy believes the Ryder Cup will be moved back to 2021 under pressure from players to not lose the unique atmosphere of the biennial event behind closed doors. The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the golfing calendar with the three US-based majors moved to later...

27 May 00:46 Malaymail 302165935212999327.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
Fans use ‘Star Wars’ anniversary to ask for ‘Solo’ sequel

LOS ANGELES, May 27 — It wasn't just Episode IV that celebrated a Star Wars birthday on May 25. On the occasion of May 25, the entire Star Wars franchise celebrated its 42nd anniversary. But 1977’s iconic Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope wasn’t necessarily fans’ sole focus over the...

27 May 00:43 Malaymail 302165935916177122.html
Gladbach hold relegation-fighting Bremen to 0-0 draw

BREMEN, May 27 ― Werder Bremen drew 0-0 at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Bundesliga today, a result which moved the visitors into the top four but kept Bremen in the relegation zone. Bremen came alive in the second half and missed a couple of big chances, above all when substitute...

27 May 00:50 Malaymail 302165936449863397.html
Beware this new Android security flaw

A recently discovered Android vulnerability allows malicious actors to take over legitimate apps to steal user data and gain access to a victim’s smartphone features.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787546191505.html
Data leak on UIF COVID-19 relief scheme website

The Unemployment Insurance Fund has made changes to the website for its Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme after a security researcher reported a data leak.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787689081904.html
Teams will be bigger than Windows – Microsoft 365 boss

Corporate VP for Microsoft 365 Jeff Teper believes that Microsoft Teams could become more widely used than the company’s Windows operating system.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787593404677.html
How Afrihost launched a winning lockdown campaign

Afrihost’s work-from-home campaign shows why it is so popular among consumers and its own employees.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787978928453.html
Russia consumer demand drops, jobless jump in April lockdown

MOSCOW, May 27 — Retail sales in Russia fell more than expected in April, while unemployment jumped above forecasts during a dire first full month of coronavirus lockdown for the country, data from statistics service Rosstat showed yesterday. Russia's economic health is in focus after a slump in...

27 May 00:13 Malaymail 302165936288761771.html
Openview – now powered by 2 million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787897557506.html
Big job losses in South Africa – Here are the sectors which are the worst affected

The CCMA recently opened its doors and immediately experienced a big influx of people who lost their jobs.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788134770028.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
What will happen to “hotspots” when South Africa moves to level 3

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has clarified the government’s decision around the relaxation of lockdown restrictions and the classification of “hotspots”.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788535503601.html
The lockdown can hurt ISPs – Depending on the impact in the coming months

The ISP industry is one of the least impacted by the lockdown, but concerns remain over the long-term economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788777661129.html
Lockdown restrictions on SA Post Office relaxed

Acting Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Jackson Mthembu has lessened the regulations that were imposed upon the Post Office.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788814596198.html
Looking Glass 8K holographic display launched

Looking Glass Factory has begun shipping its first holographic display, which combines an 8K display panel with the company’s proprietary technology to provide a holographic 3D effect.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788878713988.html
Reliable fibre connectivity will shape workplaces of the future

The COVID-19 lockdown has shown that the successful transition to virtual offices of the future will require extensive investment in digital infrastructure such as fibre.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788940979487.html
Trump threatens to shut down 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 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788783053369.html
TikTok owner made over R52 billion net profit last year – Report

TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. generated more than $3 billion of net profit on over $17 billion in revenue last year, figures that show the world’s most valuable startup is still growing at a brisk rate, according to people familiar with the matter.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788954014897.html
Digital strategies key for retail to survive a shifting consumer landscape

The world is in unchartered territory and as many businesses face the harsh reality of lockdown, we are beginning to accept that jobs will be lost, orders will be cancelled, and many doors will not be reopened.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103789284873590.html
Backup to Microsoft Azure with Veeam Direct Restore

Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure is included in the Veeam Backup and Replication solution and allows companies in East Africa to restore Veeam backups directly on their Azure platform in just two steps.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103789336184280.html
Electric vehicle makers battle the COVID-19 pandemic

Global EV sales will shrink this year, falling 18% to about 1.7 million units, according to BloombergNEF.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788927114446.html
Bid to expand Canterbury coal mine meets stiff opposition

Hundreds of people are opposing a plan to expand a Canterbury coal mine. Bathurst Coal Ltd has applied to expand its opencast mine, known as...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078539932225.html
Traffic delays expected this weekend due to motorway work

Motorists are being warned to expect delays this weekend due to road works around the Christchurch Southern Motorway. One lane of a new section of...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078626512204.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
Woman accused of manslaughter after man 'accidentally set himself alight'

A young woman has been charged with arson and manslaughter after a Kiwi man was believed to have accidentally set himself alight nearly three years...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078541997906.html
MediaWorks staff to hear details of proposed redundancies

The radio arm of MediaWorks is meeting with staff today about proposed redundancies. On Monday it announced 130 jobs in its sales and radio...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078533367242.html
KidsFest gets the green light to go ahead in July

Planning for the popular annual Canterbury children's event KidsFest is under way, in spite of the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic....

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078641814645.html
Family tracks down long-lost brother in Canterbury

Canterbury man Phil Radford had no idea his life could be changed so much by just one Facebook message. Radford, 49, was adopted when he was five...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078728768934.html
Arthritis company Promisia pivots into Chch aged care sector

Medical company Promisia Integrative hopes to turn its core business to the aged care sector and acquire three facilities in the North Island and...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078681826960.html
Family tracks down long-lost brother in Canterbury

Canterbury man Phil Radford had no idea his life could be changed so much by just one Facebook message. Radford, 49, was adopted when he was five...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078787729860.html
Uni may move hall residents to house overseas students

The University of Auckland is considering moving domestic students out of halls of residence to make way for returning international students that...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078991431356.html
Friends take on $1000 Canterbury car rally to support charity

Josh Thompson and his friends will embark on a two-day, 1000km journey across Canterbury in September to raise at least $1000 for children’s mental...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078991874357.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
Green Cabs in liquidation, jobs cut

Nation-wide taxi company Green Cabs has gone into liquidation, reportedly cutting 160 jobs. This story was first published by RNZ Palliser...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079124591230.html
Holiday deals hoping to encourage domestic tourism

Cut-price campervan deals are encouraging Kiwis to holiday at home - but hotels, motels and restaurants are not seeing much movement ahead of the...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079043805129.html
'Far too long': NZ should be at level 1, says Winston

New Zealand has been in lockdown for "far too long" and needs to be at level 1 now with a transtasman bubble already operating, says Deputy Prime...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079272151387.html
Restaurateur determined to serve the city

A Christchurch restaurateur is bucking the trend, forging ahead with the opening of his Indian restaurant, despite the new normal.

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079292389686.html
Man arrested over deadly fire at animation studio

Japanese police have arrested the man suspected of killing 36 people at Kyoto Animation last July after he had spent 10 months in recovering in two...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079541134129.html
Work to demolish fire-damaged hotel starts this week

A Canterbury hotel that was completely gutted by fire on Christmas Eve is set to be demolished to make way for a new pub. Kirwee Tavern licensee...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079291028042.html
Biden calls Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has called his Republican rival Donald Trump an "absolute fool" for not wearing a mask at a series of...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079375989233.html
'Far too long': NZ should be at level 1, says Winston

New Zealand has been in lockdown for "far too long" and needs to be at level 1 now with a transtasman bubble already operating, says Deputy Prime...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079975985971.html
'Milestone' pay deal reached for teacher aides

The Ministry of Education and NZEI Te Riu Roa have agreed to settle an historic pay equity claim for teacher aides.

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080338871196.html
Ill-prepared tourist froze to death

Prathiba Yajaman-Puttappa was waiting in the carpark for her husband when she was asked by the others in his group if he had made it down from the...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080246469370.html
Force accept terms to re-join Super Rugby

The Western Force will return to Super Rugby in 2020 for the "good of the sport" but billionaire owner Andrew Forrest wants to see a reinvention of...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080348393664.html
PM stands firm on alert level move

The Prime Minister is standing firm on the wait for the move to alert level 1 under Covid-19, and says she hopes the country can make the shift...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080403995042.html
Green Cabs in liquidation, jobs cut

Taxi company Green Cabs has gone into liquidation, reportedly cutting 160 jobs. This story was first published by RNZ Palliser Insolvency's Heath...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080495628284.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Twitter has for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by United States President Donald Trump.

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080542321646.html
Force accept terms to re-join Super Rugby

The Western Force will return to Super Rugby in 2020 for the "good of the sport" but billionaire owner Andrew Forrest wants to see a reinvention of...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080598922902.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
Trump Campaign: Twitter 'Fact Check' Proof of Silicon Valley Obstruction

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign on Tuesday reacted to the news that Twitter had fact-checked the president's tweet.

27 May 00:20 Breitbart 3148363490879092696.html
Biden on His 'Ain't Black' Comment: Charlamagne tha God 'Was Being a Wise Guy'

Tuesday on CNN's "Situation Room," presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden addressed telling radio host Charlamagne tha God that black voters who have trouble deciding whether to support him or President Donald Trump "ain't black." | Clips

27 May 00:31 Breitbart 3148363491478517653.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
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
Aarogya Setu app becomes open source to address privacy concerns

Aarogya Setu app becomes open source to address privacy concerns. 'Transparency, privacy and security have been the core design principle of Aarogya Setu. Opening the source code to developer community signifies Government of India continuing principal to these commitments'

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372382908169762.html
Pentagon taking steps to relax ‘stop movement’ order | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Pentagon said today that a “conditions-based approach” will be taken to relax the “stop movement” order that has been in effect for troops since March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:16 Star-Advertiser 3439335389252603359.html
Trump offers to 'mediate' between India and China

Trump offers to 'mediate' between India and China. The US president previously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan, a proposal rejected by New Delhi which maintains that there is no role for any third party in bilateral issues.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383016003815.html
Muslims celebrate major holiday amid curfews, virus fears | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

JERUSALEM >> Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks.

27 May 00:59 Star-Advertiser 3439335388717664128.html
354 domestic flights soar the skies on day 3: Aviation minister

354 domestic flights soar the skies on day 3: Aviation minister. Domestic passenger flights are currently permitted to operate from all airports in the country except the ones in West Bengal.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383213326760.html
Child dies as man hunts for milk at railway station

Child dies as man hunts for milk at railway station. The four-and-a-half-year-old son of Bihari migrants based in Delhi died at the railway station in Muzaffarpur on arrival by a 'Shramik Special' train, while his father desperately hunted for some milk he believed will save his child.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383170186077.html
India's Covid-19 tally crosses 1,50,000-mark, toll at 4,337

India's Covid-19 tally crosses 1,50,000-mark, toll at 4,337. According to the ministry's website, more than 70 per cent of the deaths are due to comorbidities.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383510152648.html
K'taka seeks Centre's nod to reopen places of worship from 1 June

K'taka seeks Centre's nod to reopen places of worship from 1 June. The standard operating procedure is likely to be put in place, that needs to be followed at temples once opened for public.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383053453115.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
Most viruses do not spread easily on flights: CDC

Most viruses do not spread easily on flights: CDC. The CDC guidelines do not recommend following social distancing between 2 passengers inside a plane or keeping the middle seat unoccupied.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383315036816.html
Beware of opportunist China!

Beware of opportunist China!. 'It is time we Indians stop our internal bickering and present a united front to Chinese machinations,' advises Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383619179795.html
'China must know Indians are no pushovers'

'China must know Indians are no pushovers'. 'We will not accept these misadventures by the Chinese.'

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384465089416.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
'We're well prepared to handle any surge in COVID-19 cases'

'We're well prepared to handle any surge in COVID-19 cases'. 'States have done a tremendous job of identifying health facilities for COVID-19 care and equipping them well.'

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384742507959.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
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
Pangolin rescued from Odisha quarantine centre to undergo COVID-19 test

Pangolin rescued from Odisha quarantine centre to undergo COVID-19 test. The swab samples of the pangolin has been collected for the coronavirus test

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384373183650.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
'BJP can stoop to any level to grab power'

'BJP can stoop to any level to grab power'. 'Time and again, through their actions, often more covert than overt, the BJP has shown that it is a power-hungry party and its hunger isn't getting satiated sitting in the Opposition.'

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384500709093.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
COVID-19 here to stay till 2021: Health experts

COVID-19 here to stay till 2021: Health experts. Coronavirus is a '12-18 months' problem and the world is not going to be free of this till 2021, says Professor Ashish Jha.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384811744455.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
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
Iceland cuts food waste 23% in two years as it commits to a 50% cut by 2030

A year after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the UK called on businesses to ‘step up to the plate’ and drive forward plans to cut food waste, the supermarket Iceland has announced food waste reductions of almost 2,500 tonnes, a decrease of 23.2% over the last two years, in its first public food waste report.

27 May 00:00 FoodNavigator.com 3674007565689519740.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
Animal welfare: New food label proposed to 'guarantee transparency’ in pig breeding

A new animal welfare label has been developed in Italy to boost ‘clarity’ in pig husbandry for meat products.

27 May 00:00 FoodNavigator.com 3674007564703259084.html
Sessions goes after Tuberville's coaching record in challenging him to debate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions challenged Tommy Tuberville, his opponent for the Alabama Republican Senate nomination, to a series of five debates as the two hammer each other in an

27 May 00:24 TheHill 355432918422945638.html
MotoGP News: Miller joins works Ducati squad in 2021

One-time MotoGP race winner Jack Miller will step up to the factory Ducati team for the 2021 season, with an option to extend his stay by a further year

27 May 00:00 Autosport 3695548571060516616.html
TCR News: Electric touring car series still on course for demo race in 2020

The Pure ETCR electric touring car series remains on course for a first demonstration race this year, despite delays resulting from the coronavirus pandemic

27 May 00:00 Autosport 3695548570404847447.html
What's Next for Global Citizen's COVID-19 Efforts After Success of 'One World'?

One World is hardly the final word from Global Citizen regarding COVID-19 relief.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425082161982.html
National News: Motorsport UK plans for motorsport to begin again on 4 July

Motorsport UK intends for national motorsport to resume in Britain from 4 July and, from the start of next month, will allow organisers to begin applying for event permits again

27 May 00:00 Autosport 3695548570676341907.html
The 1975 Looking to Extend Chart Streak In U.K.

The 1975 are edging closer to a fourth consecutive chart crown in the U.K.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425337965175.html
Good Works: Tencent and Universal Team Up on Charity PPE Distribution

In early April, several days after Tencent Holdings closed its deal to buy a 10 percent stake in Universal Music Group along with a consortium of investors, Tencent Chief Strategy Officer James Mitchell called Universal Executive Vice President of Communications Will Tanous with an idea.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426056731841.html
Ryman Hospitality Backs Out of Deal to Purchase Austin City Limits Property

Ryman Hospitality has backed out of a $283 million deal to purchase a mixed-use property that includes the 2,500-seat Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426450330401.html
All the Musicians Who Have Spoken Out About Having Coronavirus

With the confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States rising each day, musicians aren't staying quiet about their diagnoses. Here's what they're saying.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425672678262.html
Ultra Music Fest Hit With a Class Action Over Refusal to Issue Ticket Refunds

Two Florida residents are suing Ultra Music Festival for refusing to give refunds for their 2020 cancelled electronic music festival.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426129996125.html
DaBaby Nabs First Streaming Songs Leader With 'Rockstar'

It’s the first song since Roddy Ricch's 'The Box' to hit No. 1 after neither debuting there nor benefiting from a remix or the release of a new album.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426554590166.html
Ariana Grande's Mom is Doing Her Part to Push Lady Gaga Collab 'Rain on Me' Up Charts, Almost Has Choreo Down

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande are blown away by the response to "Rain on Me." They can't believe how their fandoms have embraced it. "Are most of our streaming numbers just us being crazy and obsessed listening on repeat?" Gaga asked Ari in a tweet on Tuesday night (May 26).

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426785748574.html
Sony/ATV Promotes Peter Brodsky to General Counsel, EVP Business Affairs

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Peter Brodsky to general counsel to compliment his longtime role as executive vp, business affairs at the Sony Music company.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426488353074.html
Here Are All the Drive-In Concerts Happening Due to Social Distancing

Billboard has rounded up a list of drive-in concerts that are happening across the country due to social distancing guidelines borne from the pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426819744599.html
Alan Jackson Launches His First-Ever 'Small Town Drive-In' Concerts

Alan Jackson plans to hit the road next month in Alabama, but his fans can only meet him out there if they stay in their cars.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329427119853913.html
Absolute Merch Teams With Artists to Raise Money for Charity

Candler redirected the merch online and began working with bands to donate a portion of the proceeds.

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329427117780871.html
Administrators deny South African Airways set to start flying

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Administrators for state-owned South African Airways (SAA) said on Wednesday the airline is not aiming to resume domestic flights from mid-June, rejecting a statement from the airline a day earlier.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161335411329.html
World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed – Poll

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Economic prospects for the developed world this year have darkened again in the past month as the coronavirus pandemic has rolled from Asia to the Americas, with a V-shaped sharp recovery expected by less than one-fifth of economists polled by Reuters.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161539600660.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
Zimbabwe ruling party calls for arrest of opposition officials for faking abductions

ZANU PF Acting Spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa says the party is calling for arrests of more MDC officials who were involved in the infamous Warren park demonstration that led to the abduction and torture of Joana Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161562692513.html
Mourinho does not expect to see ‘crazy’ transfers after virus

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has warned that the transfer market will look drastically different due to the coronavirus fallout, saying football will not be ready for “crazy numbers”.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161420336447.html
Lifting Premier League trophy in empty stadium would be ‘strange’, says Henderson

LIVERPOOL (AFP) – Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says playing at an empty Anfield and winning the Premier League title with no fans present would be “pretty strange”.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161550485939.html
Stock markets mixed as China-US tensions return to fore

Equities were mixed Wednesday as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations were weighed against optimism over the gradual reopening of economies around the world.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161575214764.html
Zambian president pardons gay couple jailed for 15 years

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia’s president has pardoned a gay couple sentenced to 15 years in prison in November under colonial-era sodomy laws in a case that caused a diplomatic row with the United States.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161770812534.html
Musona set to secure permanent KAS Eupen deal

ZIMBABWE Warriors captain Knowledge Musona is set to make permanent his move from Belgian giants Anderlecht to fellow topflight side KAS Eupen in the next days, Belgian media reported on Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161848313513.html
She is the World’s highest paid woman CEO

Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices is the first woman ever to top The Associated Press’ annual survey of CEO compensation: Her 2019 pay package was valued at $58.5 million following a strong performance for the company’s stock during her five years as CEO.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162098794746.html
Harare man jailed for conning Singaporean investor

A 38-year-old Harare man has been jailed an effective 7 years for conning a Singaporean investor in a USD$500 000 business venture.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162683401012.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
Solskjaer counting on Pogba, Rashford for restart

MANCHESTER, UK (AFP) – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he is confident of having Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford fit should the Premier League season restart next month.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162978371066.html
US toll of new virus deaths under 700 for third day straight

The overall death toll is now 98,875.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388829578696258.html
Underestimating the Office of the President

WHEN you listen to the speeches of our presidential candidates before elections, rarely do you get to hear of public policy.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161947779051.html
From Kabuga’s trial, we must learn how to prevent another genocide

Felicien Kabuga’s trial will be a lesson in history.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388829944399426.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
Brazil leads in daily coronavirus deaths for fifth straight day

Country has emerged as a new epicentre in the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830851284875.html
Uganda approves return of citizens stranded abroad over Covid-19

Ugandans trapped in 66 countries can return home at their own cost.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830577357805.html
Algeria backs use of malaria drug despite WHO dropping trials

Algeria's coronavirus outbreak is one of the worst in Africa.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830323154672.html
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases surpass 115,000: Africa CDC

The pandemic has spread across all 54 African countries.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831339629517.html
Covid-19: Kenya cases jump to 1,471 as 123 test positive

This is so far the highest daily increase in the country.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830936662933.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
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
Administrators rule out mid-June return for SAA flights

Without approval of practitioners, SAA announced its planes would be back in the skies.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831469790303.html
Burundi opposition to contest ruling party's election win

CNL officials preparing appeals, says a party lawmaker.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831501318146.html
How a country that once banned denim became a rising fashion star

In the former Soviet republic of Ukraine, a fresh crop of designers is carving out a niche – and the luxury fashion world is all ears.

27 May 00:23 Australian Financial Review 3974284487215445133.html
Trump, Biden turn to Snapchat in presidential campaign

The photo-sending app boasts 229 million users.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831592405026.html
Coronavirus: How childminders are caring for children in their own home

'Lots of soap' is crucial, say childminders who have stayed open for key workers' children.

27 May 00:47 BBC News 3883826128263843118.html
How China’s tensions could be good for Hong Kong’s stock exchange

Beijing’s planned imposition of a national security law has sparked renewed protests in the territory. But prospects for the HKEX are brighter than they might at first seem.

27 May 00:45 Australian Financial Review 3974284486690748801.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
Amtrak Plans Deep Workforce Cuts Ahead of Slow Pandemic Recovery

Amtrak projects ridership will return to just half of 2019 levels in its upcoming fiscal year beginning in October, Amtrak Chief Executive Officer William Flynn said in a memo to employees. 

27 May 00:42 Bloomberg.com 4032480121813641280.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
If Portland can’t make the playoffs, Damian Lillard’s season is over – so he says

The NBA has begun taking the steps necessary to resume the 2019-2020 season, but one of the league's biggest stars might not be onboard.

27 May 00:24 FOX Sports 4135141643301885351.html
875 Commit Suicide During Lockdown In Nepal

The country has been under lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, since March 24.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745055891282.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
COVID-19: Lawyers Fault Nigerians Threatening To Sue Chinese Government For $200bn

The Nigerians had, in a petition, given China 14-day ultimatum to pay the sum of $200billion as compensation for the losses incurred as a result of the pandemic, saying failure to do so would lead to legal action.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744696349581.html
US closes probes into 3 senators over their stock trades

Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma have been informed that the Justice Department has closed investigations into their stock trades.

27 May 00:22 WVLT 4089046911024433969.html
IGP Team Arrests Four Delta Journalists For Undisclosed Offence

As of the time of this report, the IGP detective team has not given any reason for the arrest and detention of the four journalists.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745475395904.html
COVID-19: West African Traders Losing 30 Per Cent Of Produce To Movement Restrictions

Although governments across the region have said food items are among a list of essential items that can move freely, a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Antoine Bouet, said most of the trade in the country are done informally and in small quantities.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745947545920.html
BREAKING: DSS Releases Detained Akwa Ibom Journalist After Public Outcry

Carter was arrested by the DSS on April 27, 2020 over a private phone conversation with an anonymous medical doctor, which the Akwa Ibom State Government alleged castigated the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, over his poor handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699746102364175.html
How Covid-19 is ruining plans for students to study abroad 

Indian students who bagged admissions to top foreign universities now compelled to delay travel indefinitely and make do with e-classes

27 May 00:19 India Today 4286117812778992604.html
Coronavirus: Over 200 Stranded Ghanaians In Dubai Cry For Help

The request by these standard Ghanaians in Dubai to be airlifted home follows the repatriation of some 230 Ghanaians, some of whom were deported from Kuwait on a chartered flight Saturday, May 23, 2020.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745974543029.html
Musk's SpaceX set for debut astronaut mission, renewing NASA's crewed launch program

Ending the US space agency's nine-year hiatus in human spaceflight.

27 May 00:17 iTnews 4425008559511318399.html
Covid-19: Are city's night shelters ready for a heat wave?

The heat wave condition continues to burn the national Capital as an orange alert was issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) for Tuesday. The maximum temperature at Palam was recorded at 47.2 degrees Celsius, making it the highest for this season.

27 May 00:56 India Today 4286117812990819945.html
Tech companies target temperature-monitoring patches for COVID-19

Could be worn to monitor for elevated body temperatures.

27 May 00:24 iTnews 4425008560870142686.html
Fed could adopt yield curve control

A report by Bloomberg's Liz McCormick and Craig Torres says the US Federal Reserve (Fed) may implement yield-curve control to cap yields on government

27 May 00:56 FXStreet 4480975638065671871.html
WTI strength fizzles around $34.00, API data eyed

WTI retraces from the highest since March 11 while taking rounds to $33.90 during the initial Asian session on Wednesday. While optimism surrounding a

27 May 00:22 FXStreet 4480975639521738945.html
USD/ZAR Price Analysis: Off two-month lows, Bullish RSI divergence on 4H

USD/ZAR pair is sidelined near 17.40 at press time, having hit a low of 17.32 on Tuesday. That was the lowest level since March 27. The pair could see

27 May 00:36 FXStreet 4480975639674163381.html
Minuscule tracking devices give unprecedented peek into how cells change with time

For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interior of mammalian cells, giving an unprecedented peek into the processes that govern the beginning of development.

27 May 00:56 News-Medical.net 4522523031439446868.html
Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time

Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets

27 May 00:40 Digital Journal 4566489172603662838.html
Dr Ralph Gonsalves gives proposed Windies tour of England his blessing

Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves has given the proposed West Indies tour of England in July his blessing once Cricket West Indies can establish that the players repre...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976181461761.html
GP's notes could provide vital clues to help manage COVID-19 crisis

GP's notes currently unavailable to medical researchers could provide clues to help manage major health crises - like COVID-19.

27 May 00:44 News-Medical.net 4522523030662646490.html
Hong Kong police stamp out national anthem law protests

Hong Kong police cast a dragnet around the financial hub's legislature on Wednesday, firing pepper-ball rounds and arresting hundreds as they stamped down on protests against a bill banning insults to China's national anthem.

27 May 00:00 Digital Journal 4566489173043571445.html
Flower believes Sri Lanka can bloom at T20 World Cup

Grant Flower believes Sri Lanka possess the "flair" to be contenders to win a Twenty20 World Cup tha...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976218342640.html
On this day in sport: Messi secures treble as Lomu makes his mark

Lionel Messi delivered a moment of history for Barcelona on this day in 2009, as Manchester United l...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976182855127.html
Coronavirus: Messi says resuming season will be 'like starting from scratch'

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi said resuming the 2019-20 LaLiga season will feel like "starting fr...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976332842017.html
Coronavirus: Aston Villa coach Dean Smith's father dies

Aston Villa head coach Dean Smith's father Ron has died after contracting coronavirus, the Premier L...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976615623657.html
Mourinho: Tottenham will not spend rivers of money

Jose Mourinho predicted a delayed opening of the transfer window for Premier League clubs and expect...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977224870074.html
Coronavirus: Premier League clubs approve return to contact training

Premier League clubs have unanimously agreed to resume contact training in groups. The British gove...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028976686895360.html
Napoli could lose Koulibaly without Champions League – Dossena

Napoli could be forced to sell Kalidou Koulibaly if they do not qualify for the Champions League, An...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977390861371.html
Coronavirus: LaLiga gets green light for Monday and Friday matches this season

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has told LaLiga it will permit matches being played on ...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977829598782.html
Can you guess who are the most pressured athletes in the World?

Just an observation. Is too much expected of the children of athletes? Michael Jordan’s sons both followed in his footsteps but neither managed to become basketball legends like their dad. Jeffery Jor...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028978071033855.html
'There is no release' - Modern India pace attacks remind Bishop of fearsome Windies line-up

Former Windies bowler turned commentator Ian Bishop has heaped high praise on the current India pace attack, drawing comparisons to the relentless West Indies bowling units of the 1970s and 80s. With...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028978040214630.html
Asensio ready for LaLiga run-in after knee injury

Marco Asensio feels "very good" after recovering from a knee injury as he prepares to play his part ...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977940655371.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
Joe Biden hires voting rights director, contrasting Trump's move to hinder mail-in ballots

The Biden campaign hired a senior staffer to aid in voter protection issues as the debate over absentee ballots comes to a head.

27 May 00:26 Washington Examiner 4625792332118925538.html
Coronavirus: It's the season spoiled by the pandemic, not the year Liverpool were best – Deeney

Watford captain Troy Deeney believes the integrity of the Premier League season is "already gone" an...

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028977406050315.html
Release of more declassified Russia investigation documents hinges on Ratcliffe

The continued release of Russia investigation documents is now in the hands of President Trump's new spy chief.

27 May 00:41 Washington Examiner 4625792332544074736.html
WHO praises China for 'very consistent message' of 'openness' in virus investigation

A top World Health Organization official offered praise for China’s “openness” during its effort to understand how the coronavirus pandemic began.

27 May 00:01 Washington Examiner 4625792333237431008.html
Tom Homan to urge Trump to challenge New York law criminalizing cooperation with federal immigration authorities

Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting Director Tom Homan plans to lobby President Trump to have the Justice Department challenge a New York law making it a felony for law enforcement to assist federal immigration authorities.

27 May 00:35 Washington Examiner 4625792333711260694.html
Bengaluru Containment Zones: At least 20 zones in city are no longer in the red

At least 20 places in Bengaluru, which were identified as “containment zones” to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the neighbourhood, have been freed from all restrictions over the last month, as zero Covid-19 positive cases were detected here over the period.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149707945617150.html
Karnataka schools slated to re-open from July 1

However there is no concrete decision that has been taken and the final decision is expected to be out in a day or two. Sources from the department said that the same was communicated to the Chief Minister.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149708140335424.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
Woman gang-raped by two men, but her ordeal doesn’t end there

A 27-year-old woman from Jharkhand was gang-raped by two men inside the labour shed in a factory in Kumbalgodu, where she was working.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709423357334.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
Pinoys among 8 sailors freed from kidnappers

Lagos, Nigeria—Eight foreign crew members kidnapped from a Singapore-owned container ship off Benin's coast in April have been freed and are undergoing medical checks, the Nigerian navy said on Monday.

27 May 00:40 manilastandard.net 4715274785096425018.html
League says players should expect daily COVID-19 testing if play resumes

NEW YORK — National Hockey League (NHL) players can expect daily COVID-19 testing if a proposed 24-team playoff competition is able to go forward this year, league officials said.

27 May 00:49 National Post 4816958591618465526.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
Lockdown worth it, say four Duterte men

"Strict lockdown measures have succeeded in flattening the increase of COVID-19 cases."   Four cabinet members, Presidential Legal Counsel Sal Panelo, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez, Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, and Labor Secretary Silvestro Bello, reacted to my May 13 column, “Now, it’s modified,” in which I said “the strictest lockdown in Asia has produced the worst wrong results.”

27 May 00:10 manilastandard.net 4715274785111980290.html
Meet unc0ver, the new jailbreak that pops shell—and much more—on any iPhone

Tool released over the weekend makes it a snap to remove restrictions built into iOS.

27 May 00:00 Ars Technica 5028555108089145152.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
14.75 Lakh Migrants Register As UP Plans To Employ Them In Industrial Units

With 25 lakh people returning to Uttar Pradesh during the coronavirus lockdown, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed officials to complete the skill-mapping of migrant labourers in 15 days and get a survey conducted to employ them in MSMEs and industrial units, officials said.

27 May 00:23 NDTV.com 5090057682112173500.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
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
Bank of Canada urges stores to continue to accept cash

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers had been increasingly using forms of cashless payment such as credit and debit cards, e-transfers and their smartphones to pay for products.

27 May 00:31 Toronto 5211060989923613795.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
One dead, boy and woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting: police

TORONTO — Police say a 21-year-old man is dead and a boy and a woman were wounded in a shooting in downtown Toronto. Police Chief Mark Saunders said the "brazen" shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m.

27 May 00:39 KitchenerToday.com 52741010487324910.html
Canada will accept incomplete study permit applications

Dear Mr Brown,I know that you recommended initiating my study permit...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614045481064.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
How to vote in US elections if residing outside country

Q. I am an American citizen and currently live in Jamaica. Can I vote in the November 202...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348613926703146.html
Military report details 'disturbing' issues in Ontario long-term care homes

TORONTO — A military report on five Ontario long-term care homes released Tuesday details "horrific" allegations of insect infestations, aggressive resident feeding that caused choking, bleeding infections, and residents crying for help for hours.

27 May 00:19 KitchenerToday.com 52741009882904655.html
Video shows cop kneeling on neck of black man who died

MINNEAPOLIS, United States (AP) — A black man who died in police custody in Minneap...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348613791316339.html
Latam Airlines seeks bankruptcy protection as travel slumps

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Latam Airlines, South America's biggest carrier, sought US...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614181313057.html
The Crown outlines its 'overwhelming' and 'cogent' evidence

The $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial ended on ...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614289636535.html
Victoria Mutual provides online boost for 21 students preparing for CSEC

THE Victoria Mutual (VM) Group has decided to assist 21 students who are struggling to pa...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614737218204.html
US donates additional $44 million to Jamaica's COVID-19 response

The United States Government has committed an additional $44 million (U...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615779516710.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
Jamaica celebrates World Food Safety Day on June 7

JAMAICA will join the rest of the world on June 7 in the second staging of World Food Saf...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615410158012.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
Rivlin on Leifer trial: 'No one will use Israel to evade justice' - Foreign Affairs

President Rivlin touts Jerusalem court's decision that Australian-Israeli teacher Malka Leifer may stand trial, paving way for extradition.

27 May 00:58 Israel National News 5374683668949827752.html
Downing Street condemned over ‘vindictive’ treatment of openDemocracy

Number 10’s ban on openDemocracy asking questions at COVID-19 briefings part of a “Trumpian” attack on press freedom, say free speech campaigners.

27 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241321708383006.html
Costa Rica: First same-sex weddings held despite pandemic

Costa Rica has become the first Central American nation to make same-sex marriage legal. Dozens of couples are taking advantage of the new law, although ceremonies must abide by coronavirus social distancing rules.

27 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934690054426542.html
Richard Ali: 'There's a growing dictatorship of disinformation in Nigeria'

The coronavirus lockdown in Nigeria has let the genie out of the bottle, writer Richard Ali says. The ensuing rise in ethnic populism in the digital space has to be confronted by journalists and artists alike.

27 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934689034897985.html
In Canada, non-status women are being left behind

Non-status women remain largely invisible in the COVID-19 public health response and emergency support programs.

27 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241322045875449.html
Steve Kerr, Skylar Diggins Blast Cops Over Death of Minnesota Man (TWEET)

Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr made sure to voice his opinion about the death of a black man…

27 May 00:12 Total Pro Sports 5536572205151061800.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
Football: Solskjaer counting on Pogba, Rashford for restart

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Tuesday he is confident of having Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford fit should the Premier League ...

27 May 00:05 CNA 5644198862586870635.html
WHO expects hydroxychloroquine safety findings by mid-June

ZURICH: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday (May 26) promised a swift review of data on hydroxychloroquine, probably by mid-June, after ...

27 May 00:47 CNA 5644198863202642055.html
Elon Musk's SpaceX raises US$346 million ahead of debut astronaut mission

Elon Musk's SpaceX said on Tuesday that it raised US$346.2 million in a new round of funding, a day before it launches two American astronauts to ...

27 May 00:45 CNA 5644198862830229065.html
Four US police officers fired after death of unarmed black man

A video of a handcuffed black man dying while a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck for more than five minutes sparked a fresh furor in the US over police treatment of African Americans Tuesday.

27 May 00:28 France 24 5635134571667222112.html
Nokia shuts plant in Tamil Nadu after 42 test positive for COVID-19

NEW DELHI: Nokia last week suspended operations at a telecoms gear manufacturing plant in southern India, the company said on Tuesday (May 26), ...

27 May 00:45 CNA 5644198863551122497.html
Dow Busts Move Higher on Late Buying as Traders Bank on Financials to Shine

Dow Busts Move Higher on Late Buying as Traders Bank on Financials to Shine

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974459660047.html
Britain to provide anti-viral drug remdesivir to some COVID-19 patients

LONDON: Britain will provide the anti-viral drug remdesivir to certain COVID-19 patients that it is most likely to benefit as part of a ...

27 May 00:57 CNA 5644198864268084466.html
Indian drones pursue locusts as swarms destroy swathes of crops

NEW DELHI: Huge swarms of desert locusts are destroying crops across western and central India, prompting authorities on Tuesday (May 26) to step ...

27 May 00:19 CNA 5644198863723198489.html
EUR/USD Flat in Wild Trading as EU Proposes €750B Covid-19 Stimulus Package

EUR/USD Flat in Wild Trading as EU Proposes €750B Covid-19 Stimulus Package

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974449095090.html
Exclusive: Research finds concerning drop in U.S. colorectal cancer screenings and surgeries

Exclusive: Research finds concerning drop in U.S. colorectal cancer screenings and surgeries

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974668536190.html
Exclusive: Chevron to cut up to 15% of staff amid restructuring

Exclusive: Chevron to cut up to 15% of staff amid restructuring

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974715415225.html
Stocks - U.S. Futures Higher Ahead of May Business Surveys

Stocks - U.S. Futures Higher Ahead of May Business Surveys

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975032313442.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
Stocks - Dow Jumps as Financials Take Spotlight Amid Stumble in Tech

Stocks - Dow Jumps as Financials Take Spotlight Amid Stumble in Tech

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974567458685.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975053608833.html
It’s A Good Idea To Ignore REITs Right Now, Despite Soaring Yields. Here's Why

Stocks Analysis by Investing.com (Haris Anwar/Investing.com) covering: Simon Property Group Inc, United States 10-Year, First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund, Brookfield Property Partners LP. Read Investing

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975205882859.html
NYSE short interest rose 1.0 percent in mid-May

NYSE short interest rose 1.0 percent in mid-May

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975360437830.html
Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch for May 28

Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch for May 28

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975600859683.html
Hong Kong unrest worries curb global shares rally

Hong Kong unrest worries curb global shares rally

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975431629313.html
Stocks - Europe Pushes Higher, Expecting More Stimulus

Stocks - Europe Pushes Higher, Expecting More Stimulus

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975330847785.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
United reshuffles management as it prepares for uncertain recovery

United reshuffles management as it prepares for uncertain recovery

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975576598223.html
Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975613000168.html
It’s A Good Idea To Ignore REITs Right Now, Despite Soaring Yields. Here's Why

Stocks Analysis by Investing.com (Haris Anwar/Investing.com) covering: Simon Property Group Inc, United States 10-Year, First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund, Brookfield Property Partners LP. Read Investing

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975655690781.html
World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed: Reuters poll

World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed: Reuters poll

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975741335253.html
StockBeat: Banks Take up the Baton as Cyclical Rally Continues

StockBeat: Banks Take up the Baton as Cyclical Rally Continues

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975728478821.html
Stock - Wall Street Opens Higher as Cyclicals' Recovery Gains Strength

Stock - Wall Street Opens Higher as Cyclicals' Recovery Gains Strength

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975778284186.html
S&P 500 rises on boost from bank shares

S&P 500 rises on boost from bank shares

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975849071420.html
Boeing cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs, thousands more planned

Boeing cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs, thousands more planned

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975901598992.html
Chart Of The Day: Gold Could Rally No Matter Which Way Stocks Go

Commodities Analysis by Investing.com (Pinchas Cohen/Investing.com) covering: XAU/USD, Gold Futures. Read Investing.com (Pinchas Cohen/Investing.com)'s latest article on Investing.com

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976015323485.html
Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976081911987.html
BoJ's bond holdings edge towards the size of Japan's economy

BoJ's bond holdings edge towards the size of Japan's economy

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976163662140.html
Opening Bell: U.S. Futures, Stocks Jump On More Stimulus, Economic Restarts

Market Overview Analysis by Investing.com (Pinchas Cohen/Investing.com) covering: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, XAU/USD. Read Investing.com (Pinchas Cohen/Investing.com)'s latest article on Investing.com

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975922559582.html
All 3 Detroit automakers had workers test positive for COVID-19 since plants reopened

All 3 Detroit automakers had workers test positive for COVID-19 since plants reopened

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976055736452.html
'Mothership' office on horizon but don't write off London: Canary Wharf

'Mothership' office on horizon but don't write off London: Canary Wharf

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976198495525.html
Decline in China's industrial profits slows in April, outlook still gloomy

Decline in China's industrial profits slows in April, outlook still gloomy

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976102110563.html
Exclusive: Volkswagen in final talks to seal biggest M&A deals in China EV sector - sources

Exclusive: Volkswagen in final talks to seal biggest M&A deals in China EV sector - sources

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976311579214.html
Asia Session: Regional Equities Mixed On Hong Kong Tension; Oil Consolidates

Market Overview Analysis by MarketPulse (Jeffrey Halley) covering: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, USD/CAD. Read MarketPulse (Jeffrey Halley)'s latest article on Investing.com

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976240180364.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
Boeing resumes 737 MAX production at low rate

Boeing resumes 737 MAX production at low rate

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976519021891.html
Misinformation About a Virus Can Be Deadly

Rejecting misinformation requires cognitive effort, and people can become "cognitive misers" who don't like to think.

27 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805838728475023.html
Overweight Youth May Face Increased Risk From COVID-19

Are you concerned about your weight but otherwise healthy? Even if you're young, you still need to protect yourself from the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805839425760098.html
Kamaru Usman surprised at Conor McGregor’s sudden silence - ‘Who says no to a UFC title shot?’

Kamaru Usman can’t help but to notice that Conor McGregor has been rather silent after he offered the fiery Irishman a shot at his Welterweight title.

27 May 00:00 MMAmania.com 5892512947465085628.html
As Schools Consider Reopening, Many Kids Say “No Thanks"

A lot of kids will struggle with returning to camps and school. The time is now to prepare and plan for this transition.

27 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805839573019750.html
With debt crunch looming, Sri Lanka needs help from its friends

With debt crunch looming, Sri Lanka needs help from its friends

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976546557872.html
Why Men Refuse to Wear Face Masks

Men are three times as likely as women to admit that they do not wear face masks. This fits with a broader pattern of better health behavior by women.

27 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805839471790689.html
26 million LiveJournal credentials leaked online, sold on the dark web | ZDNet

LiveJournal credentials were obtained in a 2014 hack, but leaked online earlier this month.

27 May 00:55 ZDNet 591556593537095806.html
CSIRO using GPS to monitor Australia's wild bovine from space | ZDNet

Australia's scientific research organisation has launched a AU$4 million satellite herd-tracking program.

27 May 00:09 ZDNet 591556593388867256.html
Nationwide rolls out online mental health tools for staffers

Nationwide Building Society has built an online tool that helps employees who are experiencing mental health issues during the Covid-19 outbreak get access to support.

27 May 00:01 Finextra 6000504749510127298.html
Exploring the use of 'stretchable' words in social media

An investigation of Twitter messages reveals new insights and tools for studying how people use stretched words, such as 'duuuuude,' 'heyyyyy,' or 'noooooooo.'

27 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754802303967070.html
West Midlands has big fintech opportunity

The West Midlands has the potential to become a major UK fintech hub if it takes an integrated approach to maximising its advantages, according to a report.

27 May 00:01 Finextra 6000504750574178480.html
Tuning the surface gives variations to metal foils

Researchers reported how to give variations to single crystalline metal foils. Via the oxidation-led annealing plus seeded growth strategy, they obtained over 30 types of copper foils the size of A4 paper, which is roughly the same size as US legal paper.

27 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754803057246138.html
Researchers use drones, machine learning to detect dangerous 'butterfly' landmines

Using advanced machine learning, drones could be used to detect dangerous 'butterfly' landmines in remote regions of post-conflict countries, according to research.

27 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754802781667045.html
Domestic violence reports on the rise as COVID-19 keeps people at home, study shows

Researchers have found an increase in domestic violence reports in Los Angeles and Indianapolis since the stay-at-home restrictions were implemented in March.

27 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754802471479982.html
Future-Proof Your KYB, KYC And Risk In One API

Data aggregation with automation has been the next big milestone the risk industry has been trying to reach.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530309227945.html
Zuckerberg Criticizes Twitter For Fact-Checking Trump Tweets

‘Private companies probably shouldn't be, especially these platform companies, shouldn't be in the position of doing that,’ he told Fox News.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530331238901.html
Annoying Security Line At Charlotte Airport Is Maybe A Good Sign For American Airlines

A video of a long security line at Charlotte Douglas was posted on Twitter Monday. On the negative side, the line recalled all the inconveniences of packed airports. On the plus side, same thing.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530432532546.html
Under Los Angeles Public School Reopening Plan, Students Must Wear Masks All Day

Students should attend on a staggered schedule that makes it possible to limit to 16 the number present in class at one time.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530347570282.html
Biden Hopes To Announce VP Pick By August 1st

He says his selection committee has interviewed everyone on his shortlist.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530433972494.html
Stop Calling The Police On Black People

This article explores the modern day phenomenon of White people calling the police on innocent Black people, which was most recently seen in the viral video of "Central Park Karen."

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530497951688.html
Playing Defense With Cloud Software Stocks

Cloud software companies may see an impact on one side of the equation for net retention rates or both sides of the equation – this means either fewer new customers or more churn or downgrades in existing customers or both. There are three points where weakness can occur ... READ MORE.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530468479894.html
Jump In Mortgage Refinancing Leads To Record-Breaking Loan Volume For Lenders

Low mortgage interest rates continue to fuel a surge in refinance activity amid the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in record-breaking loan volume for lenders.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530432887869.html
HBO Max Launches Today: Everything You Need To Know

WarnerMedia joins the streaming wars today with the launch of HBO Max, its new service combining original shows, library content from a range of WarnerMedia properties, and programming from pay cable network HBO.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530608816296.html
In Break With Trump, Sean Hannity Just Told A Surprising Truth About Face Masks

As America heads into a deeply divisive presidential election, on Tuesday Sean Hannity gave a brief reminder that there is one thing that transcends partisanship: public health.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530605840639.html
Boeing Slashes Over 12,000 Jobs, With More Cuts Coming

The cuts come as the commercial airline industry has seen a historic fall in demand.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530527375092.html
XpresSpa Pivots To Coronavirus Testing At New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport

The pilot concept paves the way for the company to enter the medical sphere and widen its reach within the health and wellness segment.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530567186209.html
Manhattan’s Marea Makes Its Way To The Hamptons

The $450 meal kits serves four.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530643127329.html
A Tropical Disturbance Soaked Miami With Six Inches Of Rain In Two Hours

After soaking Miami with more than half a foot of rain in just a couple of hours, a tropical disturbance will move up the coast on Wednesday and bring a threat for flooding and tornadoes to the Carolinas.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530669075300.html
ByteDance, Chinese Digital Giant And Owner Of TikTok, Reported To Have Revenues Of $17 Billion

It has been widely reported that Bytedance, the Beijing-based digital entertainment and information company, had impressive 2019 revenue and earnings.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530703864766.html
College Is About To Change Forever--And Music Education Is Not Immune

Higher education will be greatly affected by COVID-19. Musicians and music business students have historically been faced with expensive tuitions, and with campus distancing, online courses and employers now questioning the value of degrees, the future of music education could be entirely reshaped.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530707251719.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
Six Fallacies That Will Stall Covid-19 Recovery

Full recovery from Covid-19 will take time, especially with a looming second wave of infections. Nature will not relent. Leaders hoping to reduce the devastation can control only the human response, which starts with strategy. Here are six fallacies to avoid.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530742112905.html
Can General Electric Survive The COVID-19 Recession

General Electric’s stock (NYSE: GE) has lost over 45% of its value since the beginning of the year due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The commercial aviation industry is rattled, and GE, which manufactures aircraft engines, is no exception. Fading consumer demand, reduced discretionary spending...

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530825541368.html
‘Close Them Down’: Trump Threatens To Shut Down Social Media Platforms

Twitter fact-checked the president on one of his tweets for the first time Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530705218106.html
Consider Electronic Arts Over Take Two Interactive As Demand For Gaming Increases?

The stock price for Electronic Arts is down roughly 8.5% since May 31, 2018, as the company’s business in 2019 was impacted by lower user engagement. In comparison, Take Two Interactive, best known for its NBA2K franchise, has seen its stock grow by 25.4% during the same period...

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530746210739.html
Boeing Resumes 737 MAX Production After Announcing Over 12,000 Job Cuts

The 737 MAX hasn't been allowed to fly since March of 2019, following deadly crashes.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530839611182.html
Securities Giant Leads $14 Million Investment To Bring Bitcoin To Institutions

SIX Group is not only leading the Series A, but plans to use the technology to give institutional investors in Switzerland access to regulated bitcoin investing.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530837720051.html
European Union Reveals $826 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan To Battle Coronavirus Damage

Under the proposal, the EU will issue €750 billion in government bonds and then distribute that cash to its member states through grants and loans. Nothing will happen, however, until all 27 of the EU’s member states approve.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530825767604.html
The “Yeah, Sure” Theory Of Business Success: Entrepreneurship After COVID.

We can emerge from the Coronavirus economic bust stronger than ever if we follow the lead of those who entered the current economy with eyes wide open.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531041690874.html
7 Ways Credit Cards Can Help Grow Your Business

A business credit card isn’t just something you need to help separate your personal and company expenditures. When used properly, credit cards are tools that can help you build your business and, more importantly, improve your bottom line.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530936828178.html
How The 25-Year-Old Founder Of We’re Not Really Strangers Created A Global Movement From A Card Game And Instagram Feed

Whether you've seen the viral Instagram posts on the We’re Not Really Strangers feed or the red card game of the same name, founder Koreen Odiney's mission is the same: “To empower people to make meaningful connections.” Learn about the movement with 1.7 million Instagram followers.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530846102589.html
Fauci: ‘We Might Have A Vaccine By The End Of The Year’

Dr. Fauci’s timeline would be one of the shortest in history for vaccine development.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531189119381.html
Apple’s New iPhone 12 Is Going To Seriously Hurt Samsung

Apple's plans for the display on the iPhone 12 family is going to have an impact on Samsung.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531176452519.html
The ESPYS Are Going Virtual And The Hosts Are Too

This year's ESPYS won’t be a crowded, star-studded affair that shuts down L.A. with its red carpet arrivals, exclusive afterparties and ESPN-adjacent events.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531083858386.html
Who Wins And Who Loses In The Office Of The Future?

Office space may be less in demand. Likely a hybrid workspace will develop. Some employees will work from home, others in the office. There will be team meetings in physical space, certainly, but lots of team collaboration will be done virtually.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531064646341.html
Minneapolis Mayor Calls For Charges Against Officer Who Knelt On George Floyd’s Neck

If most people, particularly people of color, had done what a police officer did late Monday, they’d already be behind bars.”

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531229460316.html
Spain Enters ‘Longest Period Of Mourning’ For 27,000 People Who Died With Coronavirus

Spain is entering the biggest period of national mourning seen so far anywhere in the world, in remembrance of the thousands of people it lost to coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531242270393.html
Which Was The Real Baker Mayfield? Year 1 Or Year 2?

In his third year in the league he's working with his fourth head coach.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531291300623.html
Most Businesses Pessimistic About Speed Of Economic Recovery, Fed Reports

Health concerns, limited childcare and expanded unemployment are making it more difficult to bring employees back to work, the Fed said.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531245464154.html
Education After COVID-19 Cannot Be Reimagined Without A Racial Justice Plan

Without a plan to achieve racial justice in schools, any post-COVID-19 plan for reopening schools is inherently flawed.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531502995157.html
The Joint Commission To Resume Hospital Inspections After Pandemic Hiatus

The Joint Commission, accreditor of thousands of U. S. healthcare facilities is set to resume its surveys in June as hospitals and health systems re-open to visitors and begin to return hospital operations to a new normal.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531336987767.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
Review: Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner’s Book ‘This Is Esports’ Is A Must Read

The first major esports biography is a success and something that should be read by all interested in sports.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531513603526.html
Apple Confirms Fix Of Infuriating iOS 13.5 Bug That Made iPhone Apps Unusable

Many iPhone users have found apps not working, strange messages appearing and – out of nowhere – apps updating. Apple has now commented on the situation.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531516788563.html
Opera Event Offers Esports Influencers A Platform For Payday

Opera Event is a piece of connectivity software that enables esports influencers to team up to become one bigger content creator and get paid.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531405989539.html
Kellyanne Conway Compares Voting In Person To Standing In Line At Georgetown Cupcake, Which Is Delivery-Only

The comment is part of an all out assault on mail-in voting by the Trump administration.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531438835603.html
The Match & Mismatch Of Amazon Buying Self-Driving Unicorn Zoox, As Is Rumored.

Reports surfaced, first in the Wall Street Journal of Amazon being in negotiations to buy Zoox, the self-driving unicorn.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531591542427.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
5 Ways The Pandemic Will Change The Future Of Tours

The coronavirus pandemic will change the future of tours and activities as companies figure out how to protect the health of their clients and restore their confidence.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531582876877.html
Dow Jumps 300 Points As Wall Street Bets On A Successful Reopening Of The Economy

The Dow broke above 25,000.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531666117035.html
Gowns 4 Good: Your Graduation Gown Repurposed As PPE

Gowns4Good was recently launched by Nathaniel Moore, a physician assistant working in the ER at the University of Vermont, using repurposed graduation gowns for PPE.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531719062962.html
Covid-19 May Accelerate The Digital Divide Among Banks – Digital Leaders Are In The Pole Position

COVID-19 may accelerate the trending digital divide between leaders and laggards in the banking industry, which was already becoming stark by the end of 2019. Over the next two years, this divide may drive industry restructuring and consolidation. Will laggards ever be able to catch up?

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531712300448.html
Texas Supreme Court Halts Expansion Of Mail-In Voting

Voters can’t cite a lack of immunity to the coronavirus as a reason for getting a mail-in ballot, the court ruled.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531673966446.html
LeBron Speaking Out On Deaths Of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery See Him Stand Up Where Michael Jordan Would Not

Thank goodness, when it comes to social injustice, LeBron James is the anti-Michael Jordan, especially in times like these. We need high-profile athletes with guts, and Jordan lacked them when he wasn't dribbling.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531595421465.html
Goldman Sachs Forecasts Unemployment To Peak At 25%, Remain High For Next Two Years

Widespread unemployment could linger longer than expected and slow an economic recovery.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531749228897.html
Qualcomm XR Viewer Program Gains Momentum With Operators

Analyst Anshel Sag discusses the latest news around Qualcomm's XR Viewer program and its inroads with operators.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531755939127.html
This Is What You Should Expect When You Check Into These Major Hotels

As hotels begin to reopen around the world, new, stringent health and safety protocols are in place, particularly system wide at two major brands: Four Seasons and Mandarin Oriental.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531708061677.html
Startling Figures Reveal Extent Of Government Support For Beleaguered Economy

Figures from the government confirm it is backing loans and other support mechanisms worth tens of billions to the UK economy

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531763709193.html
As Europe Unveils “green” Recovery Package, Trans-Atlantic Rift On Climate Policy Widens

The European Union is using the economic downturn to accelerate its clean energy transition. In the US, a surprise new policy that would provide relief to the oil and gas sector shows it has different priorities during the crisis.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531767801694.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
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
Montreal Shatters May Temperature Record With A 98°F High On Wednesday

Wednesday's high temperature of 98°F in Montreal, Quebec, is one of the city's hottest temperatures on record.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531812535286.html
SpaceX Delays Launch Of Historic Crew Dragon Spacecraft For NASA After Bad Weather

SpaceX and NASA have delayed the launch of the Crew Dragon spacecraft on a historic mission to the ISS, after poor weather finally halted launch preparations.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531804345444.html
McConnell Contradicts Trump, Says There’s ‘No Stigma’ In Wearing A Mask

The president has criticized reporters for wearing masks and consistently refused to wear one at public events.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531837892981.html
Digital Maturity Is Critical To Business Success – Now, More So Than Ever – Survey Finds

A new survey by Deloitte finds a connection between digital maturity and the financial performance of companies. Here we look at the key insights from the survey and speak with Deloitte’s chief innovation and digital officer Ragu Gurumurthy.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531853177628.html
Blockchain Gets University Credit

RMIT University students and researchers are seeing a bright future in blockchain technologies.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531796225375.html
New Poll Shows Only Half Of Americans Would Get A Covid-19 Vaccine Once Available

Would you get a coronavirus vaccine? Only half of Americans answer yes.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531856359030.html
Millions Of U.S. Jobs Are Never Coming Back From The Covid-19 Recession

“We find three new hires for every 10 layoffs caused by the shock and estimate that 42% of recent layoffs will result in permanent job loss."

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531904657161.html
The Font That Solves The Big Problem With Dark Mode

A typeface designer has created a new font which it claims is the first in the world to solve a problem with Dark Mode - text appearing bigger than it actually is

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531886661015.html
Research Firm: Market’s Risk Is Phenomenally High, 2nd Dive Likely

Equity Risk Science, a big-data analytics firm, created a risk measure that says the current market is still very risky and likely to take another big dive, due to the high debt levels of many large companies.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531926729682.html
Stormy Weather Delays Historic SpaceX Launch

NASA and SpaceX will try again on Saturday.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532043768525.html
Is Suga’s Mixtape Headed Toward A Top 10 Debut?

Suga’s sophomore mixtape D-2 arrived with little proper warning, and fans around the world rushed to press play on streaming services to hear what he’s been working on in the years since he released his first project on his own.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532066132132.html
Gatsby, Website-Building Startup Backed By Index Ventures, Raises $28 Million

Gatsby, a website development startup aiming to rival companies from Squarespace to Google is now valued more than $200 million after a funding round led by Index Ventures.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532108394933.html
Stocks Cut Gains, Dow Up 200 Points As Tech Shares Slide

The Dow broke above 25,000.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532114941782.html
Virtual Events Up 1000% Since COVID-19, With 52,000 On Just One Platform

But hosting a conference online is not as simple as broadcasting on YouTube or Zoom ...

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532089980829.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
Dow Closes Above 25,000 For First Time Since March

The S&P also broke above 3,000, its best close since March.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532265693543.html
2020 Has Been Difficult For The Black Community. Discrimination At Work Only Adds Insult To Injury

Factors such as the global pandemic and its devastating impact on blacks, the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and ongoing experiences with discrimination and antiblack racism in the workforce can contribute to racial battle fatigue (RBF), which has detrimental mental hea...

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532160004409.html
Spotlight On ‘Teams As A Platform’ At Virtual Microsoft Build 2020

#1- ranked tech industry analyst Patrick Moorhead takes a look from last week's “attendance” at Microsoft’s annual Build developer conference to hear the latest in what the tech giant has been working on.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531990218724.html
Apple MacOS 10.15.5 Release: MacBook’s Powerful Surprise

The next update to MacOS Catalina has been released by Apple. What do you need to know before considering the upgrade?

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532278096628.html
Bettors Not Believers In Baltimore Ravens 2020 Season Win Total

The Baltimore Ravens are expected to be one of the best teams in the NFL in 2020. The Ravens over/under season win total is 11.5. Despite a 14-2 record last season and one of the easier schedules in 2020, bettors are not yet buying in on Baltimore. AFC North news, odds & information you can bet on.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532305706304.html
University Of Nevada, Las Vegas Business School Answers The Humanitarian Call

In light of the tragedy of the coronavirus, humanitarians like Andre Carrier and Greg Lee, and the Lee family foundation, are bold enough to look for a way to end the pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532342591321.html
Boxing Is Back: Shakur Stevenson, Jamel Herring To Return To The Ring In June, July

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has given its blessing for boxing promoter Top Rank to begin holding empty-arena fights in Las Vegas.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532364596310.html
New Paper Finds Startling Number Of Asymptomatic Covid-19 Carriers

An unwitting study on a small ship headed out just as the pandemic was starting reveals some interesting realities about the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532388455330.html
The Media And Masks: A Confusing Narrative For Americans

The benefit of the mask, “comes not from shielding the mouths of the healthy but from covering the mouths of people already infected.” This unambiguous scientific message of communal responsibility remains absent from mainstream media which continues to divide Americans over the mask.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532386074714.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
How Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca Turned An Idea To Help Families Pay Rent During COVID-19 Into A $1 Million Fund

The #FirstOfTheMonth Fund was started with a $1 million goal in mind, which would help close the financial rent gap for close to 150 families, and would see the disbursement of funds to those families in need within 48 hours of qualifying for the aid.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532392929609.html
MLB’s Economic Proposal To Start Season Would Hit Star Players Hardest

MLB's first economic proposal to start the season was a disappointment for the players. Here's the details.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531985375418.html
Tesla Cuts Prices In North America And China By Up To 6% To Ease Sales Slump

Tesla’s flagship Model S is one of the vehicles that are now thousands of dollars cheaper in a bid to encourage sales, after the pandemic cut demand for new cars.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532394135689.html
Bitcoin Exchange Bitbuy Partners With Knox Security To Offer Full Deposit Insurance

Canadian exchange Bitbuy has partnered with the Montreal-based Knox security firm to offer its clients comprehensive insurance on their cryptocurrency deposits.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532431724178.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
Covid-19: Did a late-night letter from 20 senior lawyers change SC mind on migrants?

India News: Did a late night letter from 20 renowned advocates including P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, C U Singh, Vikas Singh, Prashant Bhushan, Iqbal Chagla, Aspi

27 May 00:22 The Times of India 6060938663512717152.html
Chennai a ticking time bomb, more tests must to defuse it

The panel of medical experts advising the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday pushed for ramping up testing to identify Covid-19 infections in the early

27 May 00:15 The Times of India 6060938663582089715.html
After 63 days, 2 premier stadiums in New Delhi reopen for SAI trainees

More sports News: The gates of the city’s two most prominent stadiums, Jawaharlal Nehru and Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, were thrown open on Tuesday after 63 days. Only a

27 May 00:52 The Times of India 6060938663632655996.html
The $20 billion self-driving startup Cruise is adding to its leadership team even as autonomous-vehicle companies are hitting the brakes during the pandemic

Regina Dugan, a veteran of DARPA, Google, and Facebook will be Cruise's first independent director on the company's board.

27 May 00:43 Business Insider 6060062399733954525.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
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
Driving Instructors Slam Ministers And Tory MPs For Backing Dominic Cummings’ Defective Eyesight Driving Offense

In subsequent radio and TV interviews, government ministers and Tory MPs have tied themselves in knots supporting Cummings’ law-breaking 30-mile drive to Barnard Castle, County Durham.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532320255158.html
Ford Kuga first drive | less rugged, more efficient: better overall

For the majority of SUV customers, the latest-generation Kuga is a fine choice.

27 May 00:00 FleetNews 632199012927758924.html
Licence Check welcomes Government guidance on working safely with vehicles

Licence Check has welcomed updated Government guidance on working safely with vehicles during the Coronavirus pandemic as more businesses look to return to work.

27 May 00:00 FleetNews 632199013239964740.html
BMW reveals 5 Series facelift

BMW has updated the 5 Series with new-look front end, enhanced infotainment and expanded range of powertrains.

27 May 00:00 FleetNews 632199014048756734.html
Adelaide preschool operator issued $23,000 fine for exploiting workers for financial gain

The operator of two Adelaide Montessori preschools has been issued with a $23,000 fine after she was found to have “exploited workers for financial and business gain” the ABC has reported.

27 May 00:00 The Sector 628795921827278293.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
Used cars: Leasing companies will have to ‘work harder’

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions says the industry will have to ‘knuckle down’ if values are to be achieved in a post-pandemic used car market.

27 May 00:00 FleetNews 632199013736222235.html
Schools to start by June 15: Education dept explores virtual, physical learning

State edu dept explores virtual, physical learning; schools in red zones to stay shut

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400326953001.html
PMC health dept reels from medical staff crunch as more than 50% posts not filled

With permanent recruitments stuck at GB level, not many docs want temporary posts; flu OPD staff deployed in maternity ward

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030401244646314.html
OnePlus 8 series first phones to run Fortnite at 90fps

Company’s new partnership with Epic Games highlights capabilities of the most expensive OnePlus phones yet

27 May 00:38 Tech Advisor 6450858317137199784.html
RBNZ says the banks have $40 billion of loans on commercial property with $5 billion of that in development projects

RBNZ says the banks have $40 billion of loans on commercial property with $5 billion of that in development projects

27 May 00:38 interest.co.nz 6454226275706685365.html
Sky Sports set to end subscription 'pause' for customers next month

Sky Sports customers who have "paused" their subscription during the coronavirus pandemic are set to be billed from 19 June, if moves to kick off live sport again go ahead as planned

27 May 00:00 MoneySavingExpert.com 6484313544492040236.html
10 Official Irish Chart facts about Britney Spears

With Britney in the headlines for a variety of reasons in 2020, we round up her impressive chart stats on the Official Irish Charts.

27 May 00:00 Official Charts 6517387657142405686.html
Ellie Goulding shares details of new double album Brightest Blue

The singer-songwriter's fourth album will be released on July 17.

27 May 00:00 Official Charts 6517387657408059917.html
BBC confirms Glastonbury 50th anniversary coverage including broadcasts of headline performances from Adele, Beyonce and David Bowie

David Bowie's headline slot from the year 2000 will be broadcast in full for the first time ever.

27 May 00:00 Official Charts 6517387657977649530.html
B.C. reports no COVID-19 deaths, 11 new cases as restart enters second week

VICTORIA - British Columbia didn't report any new deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, but there have been 11 additional cases of the virus."I'm extremely pleas

27 May 00:58 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244964520795.html
NHL unveils return-to-play format in the event 2019-20 season can resume

The NHL has a plan. Now it's hoping to eventually get the green light.The league unveiled a return-to-play format Tuesday that calls time on the rest of the

27 May 00:30 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245763668322.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
In pictures | Heatwave adds to nation's miseries

The ongoing heatwave over several parts of north and central India is likely to continue during the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday, even as the southwest monsoon

27 May 00:30 The Hindu 6679535025382943112.html
1917 makes triumphant return to Number 1 on the Official Film Chart

The World War 1-inspired film sees a boost thanks to its release on physical formats.

27 May 00:00 Official Charts 6517387657266729881.html
Body of little girl, 4, was 'attacked by rats as she lay dead in cot for two days'

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT - Mark James Dunn, 43, of Brisbane, Australia, has been charged with the murder of his daughter Willow, who police believe was left to rot in her crib with rodents eating her decomposing body

27 May 00:15 mirror 675785260404940439.html
Tyson Fury claims he has accepted offer to fight Mike Tyson

Tyson, 53, is set for a stunning comeback in order to raise money for charity and has recently been pictured looking in top shape

27 May 00:02 mirror 675785261346623501.html
India among major markets to see increase in ATM usage over 2019

Almost half of the world’s major markets saw an increase in the use of ATMs over 2019, despite the global push towards cashless payments which has intensified due to the coronavirus outbreak in recent months.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881035385271616.html
Ask the expert: how can I improve my success rate creating partnerships?

In this fortnightly column, Ask The Expert, we aim to provide readers with practical advice on how to grow their businesses.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881035452489109.html
JP Morgan to deploy Calastone tech for automated settlement

JP Morgan has signed a partnership agreement with Calastone which will see it deploy the latter’s technology to enhance its settlements processes.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881035741537892.html
More than 50 City of Vernon staffers had six-figure salaries in 2019

Wages for the City of Vernon's top staff cost an extra $1.7 million in 2019 as more names were added to the list of those taking home $75,000 or more an

27 May 00:30 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244876793635.html
Takumi Minamino's former coach tells Jurgen Klopp how to get best out of Japanese star

The £7.25m January signing has yet to make much of an impression at Liverpool but his ex-manager still has faith he will come good at Anfield

27 May 00:31 mirror 675785261708121558.html
Unibank completes processing stage of TranzAxis migration

Azerbaijan-based Unibank has connected its in-house processing directly to Mastercard, a step towards its full migration to Compass Plus’s open payments platform TranzAxis.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881035899361502.html
How VibePay is quietly changing the UK fintech Twitter game

A big challenge facing many UK fintechs has been how to keep their millennial (aged 24-38) and Gen Z (aged 18-24) users engaged with their banking apps.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881036917069059.html
Challenger bank Lunar partners with Danish esports firm Astralis

Lunar, the Nordic challenger bank, has partnered with Danish esports firm Astralis Group to launch a new banking offering.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881037068336750.html
People Aren’t Saying Laura From ‘MasterChef’ Is A Bad Cook, They’re Just Calling Out Favouritism

People are getting fed up with the blatant favouritism happening on 'MasterChef: Back To Win' with Laura never getting called out for always cooking pasta.

27 May 00:20 Junkee 6829486442467924966.html
Triple J Casually Played ‘Defying Gravity’ From ‘Wicked’ And Everyone Lost Their Shit

Requestival is getting stranger and stranger by the minute.

27 May 00:49 Junkee 6829486443609197726.html
Jimmy Fallon apologises for wearing blackface in SNL sketch 20 years ago

Jimmy Fallon has taken to social media to apologise for the Saturday Night Live sketch from 20 years ago in which he impersonated Chris Rock saying there was "no excuse" for it

27 May 00:33 mirror 675785261234494847.html
Working from home will kill CBDs. And that’s a good thing

Robert Gottliebsen has warned that the shift to working from home (WFH) could suck the life out of Australia’s CBDs.

27 May 00:40 MacroBusiness 6890797929977715086.html
UBS to set up fintech venture fund to speed up its digitisation

UBS is looking to invest “hundreds of millions” of its own money in “dozens” of fintechs, in a move to  finance start-ups which are disrupting the banking industry.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881037125080095.html
Supply side inflation easing

Via the excellent Damien Boey at Credit Suisse:

27 May 00:20 MacroBusiness 6890797929278640079.html
Xiaomi Redmi Smart TV X55 has its price slashed before launch to match the 55-inch Honor Vision X1 Smart TV

The Redmi Smart TV X55 from Xiaomi has had its price considerably slashed ahead of going on sale. The new price tag for the television is 1,699 yuan (US$237). This puts the Redmi Smart TV X55, which features a 4K screen and 32 GB storage, at the same price as the just launched 55-inch rival Honor Vision X1 Smart TV.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799088396877657.html
New ARM Cortex-A78 and Cortex-X1 cores announced, will power 2021 flagships

ARM has announced its new Cortex-A78 architecture that will power most Android flagship smartphones in 2021. Interestingly, it has also branched out into extra-performance cores with the launch of its new Cortex-X1 borne out of its new Cortex-X Custom Program.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799088988649409.html
Armored Warfare 0.32 is finally available, but is it enough to push the game forward?

Unfortunately for those who don't want to use cash, the new update only includes premium content for the upcoming Battle Path missions and various (apparently) minor tweaks and fixes, such as performance optimizations, spotting system changes, harsher penalties for deserters, various interface improvements, and so on.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799088614165149.html
Update | Huawei springs an unexpected MatePad Pro 5G launch on the Chinese market

The 5G version of Huawei's latest premium slate has been on the international market for some months now. However, it has not been available in this OEM's own home market. The company has rather abruptly announced that it will correct this situation tomorrow (March 27, 2020).

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799088529223937.html
The number of people who clean their phones in the US may have doubled due to Covid-19

Most modern phones are made of materials on which pathogens, Covid-19 included, can survive on for up to 120 hours. Accordingly, bodies such as the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that they be cleaned once a day. New research suggests that up to 44% of users do so now, compared to about half this number prior to the pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089061849497.html
80% of iPhone 12 displays to be supplied by Samsung, LG and BOE to pick up the rest

Apple frenemy Samsung has secured the supply of 80 percent of Apple’s iPhone 12 OLED display orders according to Digitimes. The remainder of the OLED panel supplies are said be supplied by both LG and BOE.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089178390397.html
Qualcomm previews a new line of smartphone-linked XR viewers for 2021

Qualcomm has announced a range of XR viewers, a novel product category possible due to 5G speeds and bandwidth. They are intended to deliver high-quality content to be supported by the smartphones they connect to via USB type C, and will be made by companies such as Panasonic and OPPO.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089055482205.html
Redmi 5G device codename Karna in the works: Expected to feature a 144 Hz refresh rate display, MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC, and a 64 MP IMX686 sensor

Redmi is expected to launch a new device codenamed Karna in July this year right on the heels of the recent Redmi 10X and 10X Pro launch. Redmi Karna is expected to feature a 144 Hz refresh rate display and will be a 5G-capable phone powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089491805940.html
Trade War 2.0 or worse? Trump strips Hong Kong of it's special trading status, dramatically escalating US-China tensions

In a move that will almost certainly have an impact on global consumer tech supply chains, US President Donald Trump's administration dramatically escalated simmering tensions with China by revoking Hong Kong's special trade status.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089179850020.html
LG's gamer-oriented 48-inch CX OLED TV will see worldwide availability in June

The smaller OLED TV panels are clearly tailored for PC gamers and console gamers. These will most likely be even more sought after once the next gen consoles and the new wave of HDMI 2.1 GPUs from Nvidia / AMD land later this year.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089231598189.html
PS5 game reveal event in sight and a PlayStation 5 landing page update help fuel the hype train

It has been reported that Sony is planning on holding a PS5 game reveal event on June 3. It’s not known if the company will actually reveal any concrete details about the PlayStation 5 hardware, but fans are currently starving for any news concerning the next-gen console. The official PS5 page has also been updated.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089025360217.html
Looking Glass Factory presents the world's first 8K holographic display

Through the use of a special 45-element light field relying on horizontal parallax principles, the new 8K holographic screen can display 3D images without the use of separate 3D glasses. For now, the screen comes only in a 32-inch size and is designed for medical imagery, advanced topography and experimental marketing.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089554736281.html
OnePlus reportedly working on a barrage of affordable products including mid-range smartphones

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau stated that the company wants to get back to its roots as an affordable gadget provider. We can expect to see a host of reasonably-priced OnePlus gadgets and smartphones on the market soon. It is all part of a plan to create a wider ecosystem centered on the OnePlus brand.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089734630682.html
MIUI 12 now features selective, free-shape screen capture to make live easier on the Xiaomi Mi 9T, Redmi K20 Pro and other devices

The latest update to MIUI 12 adds a very handy selective screenshot feature. Users on the latest nightly build on the Xiaomi Mi 9T and Redmi K20 Pro will be able to free-select screenshot areas while taking screenshots.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089886850454.html
The number of people who clean their phones daily in the US may have doubled due to Covid-19

Most modern phones are made of materials on which pathogens, Covid-19 included, can survive on for up to 120 hours. Accordingly, bodies such as the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that they be cleaned once a day. New research suggests that up to 44% of users do so now, compared to about half this number prior to the pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089952208172.html
Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 will be at least 30 percent faster than its predecessor thanks to ARM's Cortex-X1 super core

The upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 SoC will come with ARM's latest Cortex-X1 and Cortex-A78 cores. The chip's configuration will likely consist of a single Cortex-X1 core coupled with three Cortex-A78 cores and four Cortex A-55 cores. The Snapdragon 875 will be unveiled sometime in Q4 2020, and will reportedly make its debut on a Xiaomi phone.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089875157005.html
Trade War 2.0 or worse? Trump strips Hong Kong of its special trading status, dramatically escalating US-China tensions

In a move that will almost certainly have an impact on global consumer tech supply chains, US President Donald Trump's administration dramatically escalated simmering tensions with China by revoking Hong Kong's special trade status.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799089916882177.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

The social media giant highlighted two of Trump’s tweets that falsely claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud.

27 May 00:30 Hindustan Times 696565557086092629.html
Astroneer update 1.12 adds a camera to Creative Mode

Aero is a new floating drone that can be used to take photos in Astroneer's Creative Mode.

27 May 00:20 Shacknews 6978087406413542112.html
Bayern Munich down Dortmund to close on Bundesliga title

Joshua Kimmich described his winning goal as "brutally important" after Bayern Munich took a huge step towards an eighth straight Bundesliga title on Tuesday with a 1-0 win at Borussia Dortmund to

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251211961130625.html
Uproar in US after black man dies as white policeman kneels on neck

A video of a handcuffed black man dying while a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck for more than five minutes sparked a fresh furor in the US over police treatment of African Americans Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251211894146288.html
Serie A meeting Italian Government to discover fate of season

Serie A hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday during a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season in football-mad

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212424054200.html
The US gaming headset market is found to have hit new heights as of April 2020

A new market research report states that the gaming headset sector broke records in terms of US retail sales in April 2020. This study also found that 8 of the 10 best-selling devices in this category were from the brand Turtle Beach. Of these, its Stealth 600 has accrued the most revenue in 2020 so far.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799090217982995.html
Catholic Church alleges 'irregularities' in Burundi election

The Catholic Church in Burundi says it observed "many irregularities" during last week's election that call into question results that delivered victories to the ruling party and its presidential

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212650473605.html
Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for May 27, what’s in store for Taurus, Leo, Virgo, Scorpio and other zodiac signs

Horoscope Today: Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Taurus, Leo, Virgo, Scorpio and other zodiac signs for May 27.

27 May 00:03 Hindustan Times 696565558558340947.html
Azam named top African Brand

Azam was on Sunday named one of the most admired African brands.The Azam non-cyclical consumer segment emerged as one of Most Admired African Brands (prompted) in this year’s Brand Africa.

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212992367587.html
Comedian Idris Sultan charged with failure to register Sim Card, released on bail

Comedian and winner of Big Brother Africa 2014 Idris Sultan has today May 27 been arraigned at Kisutu Resident magistrate Seven days after he was arrested.

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251213428182734.html
English Premier League clubs vote to resume contact training

Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume contact training as the English top-flight took a significant step towards restarting in June.

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251213719081630.html
Donald Trump promises a 'very interesting' response to China's proposed crackdown on Hong Kong

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial centre if a proposed Chinese crackdown goes ahead, and promised a "very interesting" US response within days. The Chinese legislation would ban secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign

27 May 00:08 Yahoo 7097669637162237354.html
US President Donald Trump warns that Hong Kong risks losing its special status as a financial hub

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial center if a proposed Chinese crackdown goes ahead, and promised a "very interesting" US response within days. The Chinese legislation would ban secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign

27 May 00:01 Yahoo 7097669637450144616.html
Improving 3D Printed Supports With A Marker

Anyone who’s spent some quality time with a desktop 3D printer is familiar with the concept of supports. If you’re working with a complex model that has overhanging features, printing a…

27 May 00:00 Hackaday 7171991796639006272.html
Hacking Dell Laptops To Use Off-Brand Chargers

Dell, along with many other manufacturers, have begun to implement smart features into their laptop charging circuitry. This leaves the user out of luck if they wish to use an off-brand part, or ge…

27 May 00:00 Hackaday 7171991796909192759.html
Realme X50t 5G spotted in certification listings

It looks like we're in for a fifth member of the X50 series.

27 May 00:00 GSMArena 7227394116592775171.html
Twitter labels Trump's false claims with warning for first time

President rails against decision after his tweets on mail-in voting are marked with message: ‘Get the facts’Twitter for the first time took action against a series of tweets by Donald Trump, labeling them with a warning sign and providing a link to further information.Since ascending to the US presidency

27 May 00:02 Yahoo 7097669637024115180.html
Samsung secures 80% of all OLED orders for this year's iPhones

The rest will be fulfilled by BOE and LG.

27 May 00:00 GSMArena 7227394118186184872.html
Oppo Find X2 Pro gets a Green vegan leather option

Originally, you could only get Orange leather then in March Oppo added a Gray option, this makes three.

27 May 00:00 GSMArena 7227394117410469684.html
Apple iPhone 12 series to launch in late November, new report suggests

We're expecting 4 models all with 5G and smaller notches.

27 May 00:00 GSMArena 7227394118113689359.html
Chasing Nanette: Hannah Gadsby's new special Douglas is a gentle piece of genius

Two years ago, her genre-busting show Nanette broke the internet. Now Hannah Gadsby has released a new stand-up special, and expectations are sky high. So how does Douglas hold up? “If you’re here because of Nanette, why?” The elephant in the room is quickly addressed in Hannah Gadsby's new

27 May 00:52 The Spinoff 7256195146189883859.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
‘We dried our tears’: Addressing the toll on children of Northeast Nigeria’s conflict

Nigeria must address its failures to an entire generation of children in a region devastated by Boko Haram atrocities and gross violations by the military

27 May 00:00 Amnesty International USA 7232870792663411621.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
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
Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Cops in Los Angeles have released a video begging trendy quarantined residents to stop house parties in the Hollywood Hills because clubs are closed during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report.

27 May 00:18 Fox News 7362823819966370151.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
Two veterans with different wounds find single purpose: new documentary series

U.S. Army veteran Jose Martinez's injuries are visible, former U.S. Navy medic Joe Jackson's are not and they need each other. They're among a group of wounded warriors on the frontlines of a suicide crisis in the veteran community.

27 May 00:08 Fox News 7362823820584003440.html
Richard Grenell accuses Politico of 'fake news' over report that he's joining Trump campaign

Former acting DNI Richard Grenell slammed Politico on Tuesday over its report that he was joining the Trump campaign, calling it "fake news."

27 May 00:56 Fox News 7362823820960931196.html
Brit Hume says Biden likely didn't need mask at Memorial Day appearance: 'On top of that, it looks absurd'

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume told "The Story" Tuesday that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden looked "ridiculous" by wearing a black face mask when he made his first public appearance in more than two months on Monday.

27 May 00:19 Fox News 7362823820951833442.html
Ghislaine Maxwell Basically Vanished After The Events Of Netflix's Jeffrey Epstein Doc

Several of the women featured in Netflix's new docuseries, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, recall meeting Epstein's longtime girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, alleging that she was a key figure in the sex trafficking ring he was accused of running and…

27 May 00:00 Bustle 7391390688468299887.html
How Gold is made and how it got to our planet

During the formation of Earth, molten iron sank to its centre to make the core. This took with it the vast majority of the planet's precious-

27 May 00:00 Daily Times 746661314570870615.html
Nanoneedles Make for More Robust Digital Memories

Researchers have developed a new technique to locally modify the properties of a metamagnetic material, which could increase the capacity and robustness of digital memories.

27 May 00:00 Technology Networks 7581232464070775891.html
Gartner: Global Device Shipments To Slip 13.6% in 2020

Gartner has forecast a 13.6% drop in global device shipments (including tablets, mobile phones and PCs) for 2020, warning the coronavirus pandemic could have throttled the industry more had work-from-home conditions not been enforced.

27 May 00:00 channelnews 7653493204999593735.html
Ex-HTC Boss Plots Comeback With 5G VR Headset & New Platform

Tech entrepreneur and former boss of then-strong phone maker, HTC, has prepared a comeback to consumer electronics with a new 5G virtual reality (VR) headset and immersive online platform – three years in the works.

27 May 00:00 channelnews 7653493205406631287.html
Motorola On A Roll As Retailers & Carriers Take On New Models

It was a great US smartphone brand, that became the #1 brand in Australia, their hero was the Motorola Razr then it all fell apart because of a lack of competitive Android based products, that was until now.

27 May 00:00 channelnews 7653493205599537898.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
LG Targets Gamers With New 48-Inch Size 4K OLED TV

LG has announced that it will be rolling out its 4K Ultra HD OLED TV in a new size – 48-inches – aimed at consumers that are looking for a mid-sized TV, a second TV or those looking for a quality display for serious gaming. Currently, LG is only offering this model in 55, 65, 77 and 88 inches.

27 May 00:00 channelnews 7653493206294070540.html
Morgan Stanley Tip Westfield Malls Best Set To Recover

Morgan Stanley analysts predict Scentre-owned Westfield will be among the best set shopping malls for recovery amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 channelnews 7653493206431162110.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
Nagpur registers 9th Covid-19 death

Nagpur: A Satranjipura based man succumbed to the novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) while seven others reportedly tested positive for the virus borne disease on Wednesday. Out of seven three belonged to city’s Mominpura hot-spot, while one each from Saoner, Naik talav, Bangladesh and Hansapuri. With the latest development, the cases of Corona Virus have surged […]

27 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904105882932202.html
How Brian Cashman has ruled the Yankees for so long

Brian Cashman has always made it easy to underestimate him, if that was your inclination. He has always looked like a history teacher. He has always had a self-deprecating air about him. He has never

27 May 00:32 New York Post 7654946768441465574.html
Facebook Debuts ‘CatchUp’ Call App That Lets You Dial Up Friends Who Are Online

Connect your friends without interrupting their day through the new app.

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608383436228474.html
English football in mourning as 23-year-old defender dies

English football player Christian Mbulu has died at the age of 23, League Two club Morecambe have confirmed.

27 May 00:01 Fox Sports 7784787271764905310.html
VTA’s suggestion to MSME Minister Gadkari on GECL

Recently Government of India notified the Rs. 3 lakh crore Guaranteed Emergency Credit Line (GECL) Scheme for Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) under the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan to assist them surge over the economic distress being faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this GECL scheme, MSMEs borrowers having Rs 25 crores of […]

27 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904107054593825.html
Watch: Ryan Reynolds Reads ‘James & Giant Peach’ With Taika Waititi For Charity

Catch Ryan Reynolds and With Taika Waititi Read ‘James And The Giant Peach’ for COVID-19 charity.

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608384660510360.html
Eddie McGuire’s brazen swipe at athletics after conflict of interest claims

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has taken a brazen swipe at athletics, claiming interest in the sport reached an “all-time low” due to industry-wide “systematic drug cheating” and overall poor governance.

27 May 00:06 Fox Sports 7784787271203162280.html
J.K. Rowling Is Releasing Her Newest Book For Free, Seeking Young Illustrators

‘The Ickabog’ would have been published earlier if the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise wasn’t so successful.

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608384259845648.html
Design Firm Creates Futuristic Protective Suits For Concerts After COVID-19 Era

The futuristic suits aim to provide a “solution for bringing people together safety.”

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608385487658696.html
Twitter Adds ‘Misleading’ Warning To Donald Trump’s Tweets For The First Time

Twitter has marked two of Donald Trump’s Twitter posts as “potentially misleading.”

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608383551219650.html
Catch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts Into Space For The First Time

The first launch window is set at 4.33pm ET on Wednesday, 27 May 2020.

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608385166047656.html
How countries are using genomics to help avoid a second coronavirus wave

Scientists in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and other places are using sequence data to track new infections as lockdowns ease.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820126521461328.html
Giant eruptions belched toxic metal during the ‘Great Dying’

Volcanoes in Siberia poisoned the planet with mercury, contributing to a global mass extinction.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820126695671807.html
How South Korea made itself a global innovation leader

Systemic reform backed by strong investment has brought rapid and long-lasting results.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820126928926068.html
Planning for full reopening of churches and possible early resumption of Mass

Thoughts?

27 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940817244710205.html
Notable decrease in Covid-19 cases across mental health facilities

Data gathered by the Mental Health Commission has shown a notable decrease in the total number of suspected and confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the 181 mental health services it has been monitoring...

27 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940816731797362.html
Sewage testing ordered in Queensland after 30-year-old's COVID-19 death

Another Queenslander has died of COVID-19, taking the state’s toll to seven.

27 May 00:48 The Age 7967730561878801867.html
Privacy fears as China expands use of monitoring tech beyond COVID-19

Authorities look to continue use personal QR codes that give individuals a green, yellow or red rating based on a number of criteria.

27 May 00:52 The Age 7967730562874638437.html
Education Department IT manager directed $14m of work to his own company

A former 'go-to guy' for the Education Department misused his position for more than a decade but will not face criminal charges, IBAC says.

27 May 00:49 The Age 7967730562160987328.html
Brazil leads daily virus deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil reported the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world Tuesday with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list.       

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566357469360.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
Global mobile phone shipments to decline 14.6% in 2020: Gartner

Due to impacts of Covid-19, shipments of total mobile phones are forecast to decline 14.6 percent in 2020

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566371413795.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
Coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, govt says lockdown has ‘decelerated’ pace of COVID-19 spread

There have been "multiple gains" from the lockdown and the most important of them is that it has "decelerated the pace" of spread of COVID-19

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566379018199.html
Debutant Namashi ready to be compared to dad Mithun Chakraborty

Namashi Chakraborty will soon make his Bollywood debut in Rajkumar Santoshi's "Bad Boy", and people have already started talking

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566485138531.html
Water management: Trainee IAS officers to study Rajanna Sircilla model

The water management policy in Rajanna Sircilla district is becoming a benchmark for others to follow.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566393574416.html
TRS NRI wing thank KCR, KTR for providing free quarantine to Gulf returnees

TRS NRI wing thanked Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao for arranging free

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566533566185.html
Tennis world divided on whether to play or not to play in front of empty stadiums

As the sporting world continues to grapple with the Covid-19 crisis, tennis world are airing their views on whether to play or not to play

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566526019067.html
G20 finance projects give $77 bn a year to fossil fuels: watchdog

Rich nations have used banks and development programmes to funnel at least $77 billion in each of the last three years to oil and gas projects .

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566600578670.html
Heatwave: Weatherman sounds ‘stay home’ alert in Telangana

the practice of staying home will be beneficial not just to combat the Covid-19 pandemic but to avoid the scorching sun, which is getting all the more fierce across the State as summer peaks.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566565847707.html
Ranveer Singh on how the pandemic impacted him

Bollywood livewire Ranveer Singh has shared how the pandemic has impacted him, saying that he has been going through various phases

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566612168492.html
India’s GDP growth seen at 1.2% for Q4 Financial Year 2020

Country's GDP is estimated to have grown at 1.2 percent in the last quarter of the previous fiscal as economic activity came to a standstill in the last week of March due to the nationwide lockdown.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566531055376.html
Stephan James: I’m looking at ways to challenge myself

"Homecoming" star Stephan James is spending his lockdown period trying things he "never knew" he could do, and says he is trying his hand

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566631728220.html
Twitter adds fact-check labels to Trump’s tweets on mail-in voting

Micro-blogging site Twitter has tagged two tweets of US President Donald Trump on mail-in voting with a fact-checking warning label.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566773024639.html
Evelyn Sharma: People still know me best as the ‘Sunny sunny’ girl

Actress Evelyn Sharma feels that people still know her best as the "Sunny sunny" girl from the 2014 film "Yaariyaan",

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566792225507.html
Spotify removes 10,000 song library limit

Music streaming service Spotify has removed its 10,000-song library limit. Users can now save as many songs as they want to their library with no limits on the size of the library.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566654944793.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
Return of 1 lakh people poses big quarantine challenge for northeastern states

After a huge surge in COVID-19 cases in the northeastern states, specially in Assam, caused by the return of around 1,00,000 people from other states, the region is facing a very big quarantine challenge.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566809423458.html
US offers to mediate between China, India on border row

The US on Wednesday revealed that it has offered to mediate in the ongoing standoff between India and China at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566946225918.html
French Tennis Federation to help lowly ranked players financially

The French Tennis Federation (FTF) will shortly launch a relief fund totaling 35 million Euros next week, with a million Euros

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566874087031.html
Teaching people to fish

What’s in a number? For some, it means a lot. For others, it reveals nothing. The reality, however, lies somewhere in between.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566821639163.html
Global COVID-19 cases cross 5.6 million: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases have crossed 5.6 million, while the death toll increased to 350,876, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566833015823.html
AirAsia flight makes emergency landing at RGIA Hyderabad

A major disaster was averted after an AirAsia India flight ferrying 76 people, including six infants, made a safe emergency landing

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566949372470.html
Slack threatens Microsoft’s entire Office 365 empire: CEO

After claiming earlier this month that Microsoft Teams is not a real competitor to Slack, Stewart Butterfield, the CEO of the enterprise

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567043641691.html
Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% stake in Airtel

Bharti Telecom has sold 2.75 percent stake in Airtel to institutional investors in the secondary market, raising over Rs 8,433 crore

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567150906748.html
GHMC collects Rs 331 cr property tax so far

Despite the State government extending a five per cent rebate on property tax to all structures, including commercial buildings

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567108440839.html
KCR to perform Chandi Yagam to mark inauguration of Pochamma Sagar

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao will conduct Chandi Yagam, Sudarshan Yagam, Gangamma puja and other rituals,

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567135579831.html
New warehousing facility to come up at Kothur near Hyderabad

Embassy Industrial Parks, a joint venture between the Embassy Group and Warburg Pincus that is into logistics and warehousing, is in advanced stages of acquiring land near Kothur to develop a warehousing facility, according to a top official.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567155932774.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
LG Polymers officials stopped from flying to Seoul

LG Polymers officials from South Korea were stopped by the city police from going to Seoul in a chartered flight on Wednesday morning.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567392461138.html
Amazon may buy robo-taxi startup Zoox: Wall Street Journal

Amazon is in talks to buy robo-taxi startup Zoox, accelerating its efforts when it comes to self-driving vehicles, the Wall Street Journal

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567365224029.html
Apple fixes bug that stopped some iOS apps from opening

Apple has fixed a bug in its Family Sharing system that prevented some iOS and iPadOS apps from opening. The bug led to iOS users getting

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567500604094.html
SSC exams: TS mulls special rooms for those from containment zones

Given the prevailing health crisis, the Education Department is planning to have special rooms in examination centres for students from containment areas while appearing for the pending SSC exams.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567327739258.html
Russians fix vibration, N-power unit restarts at Kudankulam

The second 1,000 MW atomic power plant of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) at Kudankulam that was shutdown

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567531954675.html
Eight held for gambling in Hyderabad

Eight persons who were gambling at a garage in Kalapather were caught by the Commissioner's Task Force (South) following a raid

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567559015599.html
India facing its worst recession in current fiscal: Crisil

India's fourth recession since independence, the first since liberalisation and perhaps the worst to date, is here, Crisil said on Tuesday

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567676339262.html
Gofrugal helping small retailers go digital

As the country came to a shutdown due to Covid-19, neighbourhood stores have emerged true heroes by being there for customers

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567706658229.html
‘Home delivery of essential medicines can be organised in containment zones’

The Centre has suggested states and UTs to organise home delivery of essential medicines besides contraceptives in containment zones to ensure maternal and child healthcare is not affected.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567381509959.html
EU readies trillion-euro aid plan as virus hammers Latin America

A one-trillion-euro recovery plan to get Europe back on its feet after the devastation wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic was set to be unveiled Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567608318572.html
Stock markets in retreat as China-US tensions return to fore

Asian equities mostly fell Wednesday as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations outweighed optimism over the gradual reopening of economies around the world.  

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567457651602.html
COVID-19 to accelerate digital adoption in India

COVID-19 is expected to accelerate digital adoption in India and as online trends take shape, behavioural modification could strengthen, with contactless shopping, payments.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567720725101.html
Floor trading resumes at NYSE, with masks and plexiglas

New York Stock Exchange, the symbolic heart of Wall Street, reopened its floor Tuesday after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus, with traders donning masks and separated by plexiglas.     

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567725382263.html
Cinematographer booked for cheating in Hyderabad

Tollywood character artiste Sai Sudha Reddy has lodged a complaint against cinematographer Shyam K Naidu at the SR Nagar police station alleging that he cheated her on the pretext of marrying her.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567827918819.html
Bayern’s Mueller turns on charm in English as Bundesliga woos world

here might be no fans in the stadiums but the Bundesliga knows the world is watching and Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller was part of its charm offensive.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567777761638.html
CM KCR calls for austerity measures

Pointing out that the income from transport, registration and other departments was not something to write about, CM KCR said the State will have to make do with whatever meagre income it was generating

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567754185698.html
Decision on permissions to film shootings soon: Talasani Srinivas

Minister Talasani Srinivas said the State govt was willing to give permission for film shootings but only after considering all the challenges involved.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567792938929.html
Saudi police: 6 killed in shootout dispute between families 

A shootout in a southwestern province in Saudi Arabia that local reports say was sparked by a dispute between two families

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567826694716.html
Andhra’s corona tally now 2,787 with 68 new cases

Andhra Pradesh reported 68 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours till Wednesday morning, taking the state's tally to 2,787.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567867027272.html
Patanjali to raise Rs 250 cr through debentures

Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved plans to issue debentures worth Rs 250 crore that will be used to meet its working capital requirements and strengthen supply chain network.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568123578175.html
Woman falls into open well, dies in Mahabubabad

A woman labourer died when she fell into a well following a landslide during the construction of a concrete wall for an open well

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568211481036.html
India records 6,387 more COVID-19 cases; tally reaches 1,51,767

With 6,387 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's count of COVID-19 rose to 1,51,767 on Wednesday, said the Union Ministry

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568172017313.html
Nine held for trading spurious cotton seeds in Mancherial

Sleuths of Ramagundam Commissionerate’s Task Force arrested nine persons belonging to four gangs for allegedly trading in spurious cotton seeds.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568047823744.html
Hyderabad-based firm develops Favipiravir bulk drug

Hyderabad-based Raghava Life Sciences (RLS) said it has developed Favipiravir bulk drug (active pharmaceutical ingredient).

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568088292152.html
No need to panic about virus: KCR

CM KCR said people need not panic about coronavirus as the spread was not on alarming scale despite relaxing the lockdown restrictions.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568217736374.html
‘Home delivery of essential medicines can be organised in containment zones’

The Centre has suggested states and UTs to organise home delivery of essential medicines like calcium, iron/folic acid and zinc tablets

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568079980335.html
Uncertainty looms over Bonalu celebrations

Uncertainty prevails over this year’s annual Bonalu festival, with cases of Covid-19 continuing to get reported in the State.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568340613749.html
Covid-19 deaths could top 18,000 in India, says public health expert

COVID-19 cases are expected to peak in early July in India, where deaths from the pandemic could top 18,000, an Epidemiologist and a public health expert said.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568359560230.html
Facebook shuts down efforts to make site less divisive among users

Facebook have shelved their own research to understand how the social media platform shaped user behaviour and how the company

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568227628060.html
5 more test positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya

Five more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, taking the total number of active cases in the state to seven, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said on Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568423912667.html
Some Irish backpackers in Australia say they feel vulnerable and desperate

‘It was just a proper scam, a major major scam. He just wanted girls on his farm to look at’

27 May 00:10 The Irish Times 8204772968558005322.html
Rugby players taking opportunity to focus on long game

Pandemic has given them breathing space to focus on possible options after retirement

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968554102620.html
Mt. Everest to be remeasured

The ascent, reported by Chinese state media, comes after both China and Nepal canceled the spring climbing season on the mountain

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568378124578.html
From history to food: Players take chance to focus on life after rugby

Pandemic has given them breathing space to focus on possible options after retirement

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968412207632.html
Khammam Municipal Corporation sets up face mask kiosks

Khammam Municipal Corporation has set up face masks dispensing kiosks in Khammam in order to make the masks available to the public

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568417096357.html
Children’s hospital sees increase in trampoline injuries and household falls

Nearly 60% fewer children in hospitals in some areas during Covid-19 peak, says consultant

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772969038888650.html
Rugby players taking the opportunity to focus on long game

Pandemic has given them breathing space to focus on possible options after retirement

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772969219755360.html
Government ‘missed opportunity’ not saving company tax windfalls, Ifac says

Budgetary watchdog says Republic ‘could have been running a much bigger surplus’ in recent years

27 May 00:26 The Irish Times 8204772969229196698.html
The Irish Times view on: The EPA bathing report

Ireland in position to get massive post-Covid boost with proper water supplies in place

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968658298481.html
Twitter places fact-checking label on Trump tweets for first time

May 26 (UPI) -- Twitter placed labels indicating potentially harmful or misleading information on a pair of President Donald Trump's tweets for the first time Tuesday since introducing the feature.

27 May 00:33 UPI 8257973864632588824.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
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
NASA adding new television views for SpaceX crew launch

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated to reflect a scrub of the May 27 launch attempt.

27 May 00:00 Spaceflightnow 836874141502873710.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
Russell Wilson, Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird to host remote 2020 ESPYS

May 26 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, soccer star Megan Rapinoe and WNBA standout Sue Bird will host the 2020 ESPY Awards, the network announced Tuesday.

27 May 00:04 UPI 8257973864811007384.html
Google May Reopen Some Of Its Offices Starting July 6

Google is looking to start bringing some of its employees back to work physically, as it plans to reopen some of its offices starting July 6. What's more

27 May 00:51 Android Headlines 8385692877799805917.html
The CDC Has Issued a Warning About Aggressive Rat Behaviour Due to The Pandemic

Rats are growing increasingly aggressive in their hunt for food as restaurants across the US remain shuttered to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned.

27 May 00:00 ScienceAlert 8369231566421481281.html
Scientists Have Used Fast Radio Bursts to Find The Universe's Missing Matter

One of the biggest cosmic mysteries has just been used to investigate another huge mystery. Astronomers used powerful bursts of radio waves traced back to distant galaxies to probe the space between the stars - and revealed where the Universe's mis

27 May 00:00 ScienceAlert 8369231565912252153.html
Updated: SpaceX Historic First Launch With NASA Astronauts Is Happening Right Now

Today is the day. At 4:33 pm ET, SpaceX is on track to become the first private space company to deliver NASA astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

27 May 00:00 ScienceAlert 8369231565821116877.html
$5,250 in fines for DIY plumbing

News from Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board Property owners are again being warned not to fall into the trap of using unlicensed people to conduct restricted sanitary plumbing work on renovation projects.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363053378241223.html
City Council told its estimates for strengthening the Library are ‘ludicrous … not acceptable’

Wellington.Scoop Wellington structural engineer Adam Thornton today challenged the estimates from the Wellington City Council for strengthening the Central Library. He said the strengthening costs were not acceptable and the work could be done for much less.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363053759003698.html
Grants diversified for community and creative groups during lockdown

News from WCC Community and creative groups have had to adapt and diversify during Covid-19, which was reflected in the applications for funding approved by Wellington City Council this week.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054201976766.html
Woman killed – hit by train at Tawa level crossing

Wellington.Scoop A woman has died after she was hit by a train at a level crossing near the intersection of Hinau Street and McClellan Street in Tawa.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054406251761.html
Mission Control Is Socially Distancing During Today’s SpaceX Launch

Launching a historic rocket launch during a pandemic looks a little different. Mission control is spread out. NASA execs have to sit six feet apart.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510288140595006.html
Breaking: SpaceX Scrubs Historic Launch Due to Bad Weather

SpaceX and NASA had to scrub their historic launch to the International Space Station this afternoon due to severe weather hitting the coast.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510288869021439.html
Watch the Astronauts Give Their Kids Virtual Hugs Before Launch

Thanks to the ongoing pandemic, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley had to resort to giving their families a "virtual hug" from six feet away.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510288952595619.html
This Video of Mars’ Leaking Atmosphere Could Make Elon Musk Cry

A stunning new NASA animation shows how solar winds are interacting with Mars' magnetosphere to strip away the planet's atmosphere.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510289991971695.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
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
A century ago, not wearing a mask in Las Vegas could draw a fine

Wearing face masks isn’t just a 21st-century thing. Some localities in Nevada enacted laws requiring citizens to wear masks in public during 1918 and 1919.

27 May 00:30 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836708181779.html
Nursing home residents warned about giving up coronavirus relief funds

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is warning families to be cautious amid reports of nursing homes attempting to take coronavirus relief payments from their residents.

27 May 00:11 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836337070365.html
Dapper Labs Launches Token-based NBA Game On Its Blockchain

Dapper Labs' NBA Top Shot has launched into private beta after the game's underlying product declaration in July 2019. The game is looking to fill a product specialty by consolidating manager-style sporting events with digitally rare merchandise called non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Dapper Labs VP of Partnerships Caty Tedman stated in…

27 May 00:00 BTC Wires 8723770617738705887.html
Egyptian historian sees rising surveillance state

FARID FARIDCAIRO – State surveillance is on the rise globally as governments such as Egypt's take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic, warns exiled historian and intellectual Khaled

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576166472805.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
Italy finally set to decide on Serie A resumption

ROME - After weeks of wrangling, with several U-turns on the way, Italy is due to decide on Thursday if and when its top-flight Serie A soccer league can resume after the coronavirus stoppage.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576433883256.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
Premier League clubs vote for return to contact training

LONDON - Premier League soccer clubs on Wednesday voted unanimously to return to contact training, including tackling, as the English top flight moved a step closer to a resumption after the shutdown

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577388290032.html
Mariental man admits shooting, denies murder

A MARIENTAL resident claimed in the Windhoek High Court yesterday that the fatal shooting of a woman at the Hardap region town near the end of 2017 had been an accident.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577405834947.html
Criticism doesn't alter Sabres GM's plan to build with youth

Jason Botterill is very much aware of the criticism he’s attracted overseeing a Buffalo Sabres team that extended its playoff drought to nine years by failing to even qualify for the NHL’s expanded 24

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441002784389.html
What We Are Reading Today: A Course in Microeconomic Theory

Author: David M. Kreps    David M. Kreps has developed a text in microeconomics that is both challenging and “user-friendly.” The work is designed for the first-year graduate microeconomic theory course and is accessible to advanced undergraduates as well. 

27 May 00:26 Arab News 8912634262754269050.html
First Fishrot case bail ruling due next week

FORMER Investec Asset Management Namibia client director Ricardo Gustavo, who is one of the six men charged in the Fishrot fishing quotas corruption case, is due to hear on 3 June if his application

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577529800405.html
Govt fails on buy local directive

NGHINOMENWA ERASTUS and LAZARUS AMUKESHETHE Agro-Marketing Trade Agency has challenged the government and its agencies to lead by example in implementing its directive to procure locally

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577427568020.html
Arizona sues Google over 'deceptive' location tracking

Google kept tabs on the whereabouts of its users even if they had turned off location tracking, an Arizona official alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441125033334.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
NHL monitoring situation before choosing where to play games

Concerns about Canadian coronavirus restrictions could push hockey south of the 49th parallel into the U.S. this summer.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441121950087.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
Report: Hurley accused Arizona State AD in booster scandal

Arizona State men's basketball coach Bobby Hurley sent an email to Ray Anderson last season alleging the Arizona State athletic director minimized sexual harassment allegations by the wives of three a

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441115032535.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
Patriots' McCourty feeling good after offseason surgery

Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty has experienced lots of change during his 11-year NFL career.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441157721535.html
World watches as South Korea cautiously returns to life

The baseball league is on. Students have begun returning to school. And people are increasingly dining out and enjoying nighttime strolls in public parks.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441211369726.html
Analysis: NFL blew it with pass interference reviews rule

Remember back to the NFC championship game in the 2018 season. Deep in the fourth quarter at the Superdome.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441164042231.html
Smokies nonprofit to hold virtual firefly event on YouTube

The annual lottery to see the synchronous fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park may be canceled this year due to the coronavirus, but a Smokies-based nonprofit will be offering a virtual

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441211293038.html
Brown says learning must be accelerated on Seahawks O-line

Whenever the Seattle Seahawks finally get together in person, Duane Brown will see plenty of unfamiliar faces on the offensive line.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441231579071.html
CEO pay has topped $12.3M. Can it keep rising post-pandemic?

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their workforces widened further, according to AP’s annual survey of exe

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441505576575.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
State hosts forums for businesses planning to reopen

State officials have planned a series of virtual forums this week for the owners and operators businesses that will be allowed to reopen next week as Rhode Island's economic restart continues.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441430878157.html
Steve Yzerman says Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill keeping job

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman is keeping coach Jeff Blashill despite another lackluster season.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441312932889.html
Texas Fishing Report

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for May 27 and also available on the internet at https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/fish/recreational/fishreport.phtml:

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441524589100.html
Los Angeles County reopens in-person shopping, worship

California moved to further relax its coronavirus restrictions and help the battered economy on Tuesday by permitting barbershops and hair salons to reopen while Los Angeles County, moving more cautio

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441666099370.html
Protest of Minneapolis man's death blocks Memphis street

Police blocked a main thoroughfare in Memphis, Tennessee, after protesters gathered outside a police precinct to voice their anger at the death of an unarmed black man during a confrontation with a wh

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441462868603.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 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441687701799.html
Spanish government contemplates return of fans for 2020-21

Spain’s top sports government official says fans may be back in soccer stadiums beginning next season.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441646201049.html
'A step toward normalcy' - NHL shapes a return to play plan

Rosy as the news might sound, Gary Bettman made no promises in announcing the NHL has the framework of a plan in place to return to the ice.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441694862227.html
UK leader rejects aide inquiry, unveils test and trace plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused Wednesday to hold an official inquiry into the actions of his closest adviser for allegedly flouting COVID-19 lockdown rules, imploring an angry public to

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441770303093.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
Global stocks mixed on unease over Hong Kong security law

Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday as U.S.-Chinese tensions over Hong Kong vied with optimism about recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441910068952.html
D.C. to reopen golf courses, tennis courts Friday

Golf courses, tennis courts and tracks in the District will be allowed to open Friday as part of its first phase of reopening. But contact sports like basketball, football and soccer will remain off-l

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441700110278.html
Lawsuit: Ultra refuses refunds for canceled music festival

Two men are suing organizers of Ultra Music Festival, claiming they were denied refunds after the the three-day electronic dance music festival in Miami was canceled in March because of the coronaviru

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441983182711.html
Turnpike, parkway toll hikes, $24B construction plan get OK

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority voted Wednesday to increase tolls on two of the state’s major highways and approve a $24 billion construction plan that the hike will fund.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441890670851.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
Israeli president calls Australian PM after teacher's ruling

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he spoke Wednesday with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, following an Israeli court ruling that a former teacher accused of sexually abusing her students

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442008391446.html
Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault said Wednesday it will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441865018688.html
False claims aim to tie officer in George Floyd death to Trump

Twitter and Facebook posts with hundreds of thousands of views on Wednesday claimed Officer Derek Chauvin was pictured wearing a

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442093071967.html
Why Trump must suspend temporary worker programs

Immigration is fundamentally a labor issue, and given the employment situation the country needs to rethink the current policy of allowing in very large numbers of foreign workers.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442015367592.html
Portsmouth teacher named state Teacher of the Year

A third-grade teacher and coach at a Portsmouth elementary school has been named Rhode Island's teacher of the year.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442115405650.html
What Capitals fans need to know following the NHL's return-to-play news

We've all heard the buzzwords repeated by now --

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442162943959.html
MLB players will take time to respond to money-slashing plan

Baseball players will take at least a few days and possibly until next week to respond to Major League Baseball’s proposed sliding scale of salary slashing for a pandemic-delayed season in ballparks w

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442101838779.html
UFC, boxing back on in Las Vegas after Nevada approves return

The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously agreed during a teleconference Wednesday to allow two UFC events and two Top Rank boxing shows in Las Vegas over the next two weeks.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442285988494.html
Joe Biden's disturbing pattern of putting down minorities

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told an African-American talk show host last week:

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442234828536.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
Task force on missing Native Americans resumes sessions

A presidential task force charged with coming up with ways to address missing and slain Native Americans will resume tribal listening sessions Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442300744602.html
Australian police won't charge reporter after leak probe

Australian police said Wednesday that they had decided against charging a journalist over a newspaper article she wrote more than two years ago following a high-profile investigation that triggered a

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442267445586.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
Hogan: Maryland to move to full stage 1 virus recovery plan

Maryland will fully implement the first stage of its coronavirus recovery plan later this week, Hogan said Wednesday, allowing outdoor dining at restaurants while further lessening some restrictions o

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442554485145.html
University of California invested $68M in Hawaii telescope

The University of California system has invested more than $68 million in the Thirty Meter Telescope project in Hawaii, a report said.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442548181941.html
With NFL in limbo, Dolphins stadium unveils drive-in movies

It's as close to the end zone as Miami Dolphins fans are going to get for now. Months after hosting the Super Bowl, Hard Rock Stadium is converting into both a drive-in and open-air move theater.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442212206499.html
American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean?

The fraught, freighted number of this particular American moment is a round one brimming with zeroes: 100,000. A hundred thousands. A thousand hundreds. Five thousand score. More than 8,000 dozen. All

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442348998633.html
Official says defiant Michigan barbershop is health threat

A barbershop that refused to remain closed in compliance with Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an “imminent threat” to public health, the state's chief medical officer testified Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442381572849.html
With test results lost, an Afghan family fell to virus

As in many Afghan households, dinner at Dr. Yousuf Aryubi’s home meant the whole family - his mother, his siblings, their children - sitting on the floor together around a mat laid with food on the ca

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442462225011.html
Positive COVID-19 test for worker at House meeting place

A worker at the Springfield convention center where the Illinois House convened for a special session last week has tested positive for COVID-19, the office of Speaker Michael Madigan revealed Wednesd

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442580416231.html
Long Island enters first phase of NY's reopening process

Long Island became the latest region of New York to begin easing restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus as it entered the first phase of the state's four-step reopening proces

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442587020343.html
Cyprus pledges to cover costs for virus-hit tourists

Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Pre

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442624697643.html
Sweet 16: NHL playoffs qualifying round tough to predict

The NHL's regular season is over and the chase for the Stanley Cup is on if hockey returns this summer.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442688068274.html
Virus outbreak at unnamed business could disrupt reopening

Multnomah County said Wednesday that it hopes to begin reopening in about two weeks, but a mysterious coronavirus outbreak could hinder those plans.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442745744095.html
Kathy Griffin says Trump should inject deadly syringe 'with nothing but air inside'

Comedian Kathy Griffin is under fire again after she suggested President Trump inject himself with a potentially deadly air-filled syringe.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442726004059.html
Second lawsuit filed against Missouri Medicaid expansion

Conservative advocacy group United for Missouri on Wednesday announced it's suing to take a proposal to expand Medicaid health care eligibility to thousands more low-income adults off the Aug. 4 ballo

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442647529200.html
AP Source: NFL drops booth official proposal to aid calls

The NFL has tabled a proposal for a booth official who would aid calls by using a video feed, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442814887996.html
Lessons from tracking COVID-19 cases

As states reopen across the country, it's important to understand both where the COVID-19 pandemic has spread and where it is progressing or receding. To further that effort, the Heritage Foundation b

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442817284186.html
Jack Link's Snacks worker dies of COVID-19 in South Dakota

An employee at a Jack Link's Protein Snacks plant in South Dakota died after contracting COVID-19, the company reported Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442805374865.html
Boston-area zoos plan to reopen; virus cluster in Worcester

Two Boston-area zoos are planning to reopen, but with new safety protocols in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442667919500.html
Reopening leader says liability protection key in SC

The leader of governor's committee studying how to best reopen South Carolina after the coronavirus said one of the most critical pieces of unfinished business is protecting businesses from lawsuits i

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442821718820.html
KU Athletics imposing new pay cuts, furloughs to cut costs

The University of Kansas athletic department has imposed pay cuts and furloughs for all employees in response to financial problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442824567424.html
Company completes 1st overland fiber-optic cable from Alaska

An Alaska company has completed construction of the first overland fiber-optic cable connecting the state to the continental U.S.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442909448041.html
Skiing is back in Colorado for lucky few with reservations

Skiing is back in Colorado after a more than two-month closure caused by the coronavirus, but only a few have been lucky enough to score reservations at the only reopened resort in the state.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442907396817.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
CBS is TV's most-watched network for 12th year in a row

The winner, and still champion, is CBS.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443005083491.html
Asia Today: S Korea virus cases make biggest jump in 50 days

South Korea on Thursday reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days, a huge setback that could erase some of its hard-won gains. Health officials warned that the resurgence is

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443001892088.html
Navy admiral submits results of probe on virus-infected ship

The Navy's top admiral on Wednesday received the results of an internal investigation into the spread of the coronavirus aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the firing of the aircraft carrier's skip

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442845656498.html
Former Braves C Biff Pocoroba dies at 66; All-Star in 1978

Former Atlanta catcher Biff Pocoroba, who played in the 1978 All-Star Game and was a backup on the Braves team that won an improbable NL West title in 1982, has died at age 66.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442945121630.html
The Senate's fate rests in Trump's performance at the ballot box

The bottom line is that if the president wins, especially if he runs as expected in places such as North Carolina, Iowa and Maine, the Republicans probably will hold the Senate.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443011901679.html
Pens F Bjugstad out for season after having spinal surgery

The Pittsburgh Penguins will head into whatever becomes of the NHL postseason without forward Nick Bjugstad.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443030805890.html
Protesters stop LA freeway traffic, smash patrol car windows

Hundreds of people protesting the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody blocked a Los Angeles freeway and shattered windows of California Highway Patrol cruisers on Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442958204627.html
Governor says Texas Panhandle hot spot has 'turned a corner'

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the Texas Panhandle has “turned a corner

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443064237440.html
Why good credit matters — even if you don’t plan to borrow

Even if you don’t plan to borrow a dime, a good credit record is valuable. Think of it like a household fire extinguisher: It’s smart to have a good one even though you have no plans to use it.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443076245697.html
Grand Slam winners to play in new Charleston tennis event

Australian Open champions Victoria Azarenka and Sofia Kenin and U.S. Open winners Sloane Stephens and Bianca Andreescu will take part in the Credit One Bank Invitational team tennis event in Charlesto

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443089295603.html
Air India allows rescheduling for bookings between March 23 and May 31

The national carrier has informed that there will be no extra rescheduling charges applied for this…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610880746104172.html
Twitter adds fact-check warning label to Trump’s tweets for first time

Twitter Inc. marked tweets by President Donald Trump with a fact-check warning label for the first time Tuesday, after the president falsely claimed mail-in...

27 May 00:27 MarketWatch 8975941549821851149.html
Amazon in talks to buy driverless-technology startup Zoox

Amazon.com Inc. is in advanced talks to buy Zoox Inc. in a move that would expand the e-commerce giant’s reach in autonomous-vehicle technology.

27 May 00:59 MarketWatch 8975941548434788018.html
Basketball Hall of Fame delaying enshrinement ceremony

Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavir

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443092334928.html
Hotels prepare to reopen facilities in Abu Dhabi

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has issued detailed guidelines for properties in the emirate…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610880859470877.html
Air New Zealand opens domestic and regional lounges with limited services

The lounges will be operating “slightly differently to what people are used to”, said the carrier

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881684095387.html
Wyndham welcomes 11 new-build US properties in first quarter

Over 25 new-build hotels were also signed over the same period, and another ten began construction…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881208891233.html
Airline debt could rise to US$550 billion by year-end: IATA

IATA believes that the kind of financial support provided will influence the speed and strength of the airline industry recovery…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881179523494.html
Air France agrees to cut many domestic flights

The CEO of Air France-KLM has announced substantial changes to the domestic network of Air France…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881805129657.html
India’s tourism ministry extends validity period for hotels and travel agents

The validity period of approval or certification of hotels and other accommodation units has been extended until June 30, and six months’ relaxation for all travel agents…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610880948880831.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
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
Omar tries to put house in order

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Over 6500 new cases in India, death toll climbs to 4167

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238023182266.html
GoI lets 122 Kashmiri prisoners call home on Eid

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326237839240881.html
JK receives 15 COVID-19 special flights

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238019463283.html
Four pregnant women among 96 fresh cases in JK, tally rises to 1759

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326237849793230.html
‘Schools at high altitude to be temporary relief centers’

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238426992680.html
Cracks surface in NC

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238712149143.html
Worldwide cases near 5.6 million; death toll nears 348,000

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238806801117.html
Panel submits report to end decades-long seniority dispute of KAS officers

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238959606014.html
DC inspects ongoing dev projects at Baramulla

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238589652914.html
JKP asks policemen to facilitate COVID-19 workers

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239227504716.html
NC condemns assault on senior cardiologist, seeks thorough probe into incident

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239090306785.html
Qureshi blames New Delhi for threatening regional peace amid India-China tensions

FM Qureshi urges India to behave responsibly in its border dispute with China

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356676901766.html
Sindh reports 699 new coronavirus cases taking total to 24,000

Province reports six new deaths to take provincial tally to 380

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357067764573.html
19 bodies of PIA crash victims forcibly taken away from morgue: Edhi Foundation

Faisal Edhi says relatives did not provide any proof or identification before taking away bodies

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356556557009.html
Shops except for medical, essential items to be closed at 5pm from today in KP

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

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356638632880.html
Sindh allocates Rs2.7 billion to set up new hospitals as coronavirus response effort

Sindh government has allocated the amount to also expand ICU and HDU facilities

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357282909528.html
Are children visitation rights applied by JK courts: HC asks JKSLSA

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239271825828.html
Pakistan Army shot down Indian spy drone that crossed over LoC: ISPR

The spy drone had crossed over 650 metres into Pakistani territory and was shot down in the Rakh Chakri sector

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357590271569.html
PIA plane crash: Sindh health minister says process of collecting DNA samples complete

Dr Azra Pechuho says that 43 out of 97 bodies have so far been handed over to families after identification

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357071974354.html
NDMA activates hotline for registering complaints on locust attacks

The aggrieved farmers can register their complaints about the existence of locusts or need of spray on the 24-hour hotline: NDMA

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357501593129.html
Sugar Inquiry Commission didn't highlight NPMC's role in failing to control prices

The commission only held the Sugar Advisory Board responsible for taking any action

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357719888200.html
PML-N lambastes govt for 'allowing sugar export when there was shortage' in country

The opposition party's leaders reiterate demand for prime minister's resignation

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357632139325.html
How the Cummings debacle reveals the government’s greatest weaknesses and deadliest enemies

Could this be the moment from which the government will not recover?

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182712642061.html
Mike Pompeo does not like answering questions about his actions, but soon he may have to

There’s a sense that things are coming full circle for the US secretary of state.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182490606788.html
Cockpit voice recorder of PIA flight PK-8303 still missing: spokesman

PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said that hectic efforts were being made to recover the voice recorder from the crash site

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357645540657.html
Sars, Ebola and Mers were near misses that led us to believe Covid-19 would pass us by too

Each briefly threatened to become a pandemic, before subsiding.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182511355470.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
Hindutva Supremacist Modi govt becoming a threat to India's neighbours: PM Imran

PM Imran slams Modi government's 'arrogant expansionist policies' akin to Nazi's Lebensraum

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357870963813.html
The biggest test of the government will be whether it can prevent a second Covid-19 wave

Can ministers ease the lockdown without a new spike in infections?

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183400770749.html
Leader: From tragedy to farce

The ultimate blame for the government’s failures lies not with Dominic Cummings but with Boris Johnson. 

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183398851974.html
The humbling of Dominic Cummings

Boris Johnson’s chief strategist reached No 10 by pitting the people against the political elite and scorning the media. Now his hypocrisy is exposed.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183661868873.html
Why Dominic Cummings should be asked whether he believes Covid-19 leaked from a Chinese lab

The No 10 adviser’s blog suggests he may subscribe to the theory being used by the US right to whip up hostility towards China.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183412407819.html
Angela Merkel’s chancellorship “runs and runs” as her ratings surge and lockdown is eased in Germany

Why, despite being at the height of her powers, the chancellor will probably not seek a fifth term. And I say goodbye to Berlin for the first time in months.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183090853327.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
Prison officer tests positive for coronavirus

Information gathered by DGN Online indicates that a prison officer at the Tamale Central Prison has tested positive for COVID-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493740899334.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
Swarms of desert locusts threaten India’s summer crops

NEW DELHI (AP) — 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...

27 May 00:11 The Seattle Times 9121942836628766744.html
Coronavirus: GNECC calls for mandatory testing for all teachers

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), a civil society network championing the right to quality basic education for all children, has urged the Government to ensure that all teachers undergo mandatory testing before going back to school.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493889855959.html
Malian petitions CID over harrasment

A Malian businessman domiciled in Ghana, Haled Ould Ibrahim, has stated that he feels “harassed” by the activities of a Lebanese called Hassan Abu Zein, who he claims has been filing false police reports about him and his family.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494007767809.html
Some MPs have tested positive for coronavirus – Muntaka disputes Parliament’s claim

Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, has disputed a claim by Parliament’s Public Affairs Directorate that no Member of Parliament or staff of Parliament has tested positive for the Covid-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493949842953.html
'We shouldn’t be in a hurry to name coronavirus-affected MPs – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has said nobody can unilaterally disclose the health status of another except the individual voluntarily does so.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493902152101.html
Ghanaians urged to avail themselves to census

Mr Isaac Odoom, the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Chief Executive, has advised Ghanaians to endeavour to make themselves available for counting in this year’s population census.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493975573226.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
Coronavirus: Ghana to decide on Hydroxychloroquine usage

The Ghana Health Service on Tuesday announced that the COVID-19 case Management Team will meet to decide on steps to take after the World Health Organisation suspended the use of Hydoxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 on safety grounds.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494072952848.html
Vice President Bawumia donates to street children and cured lepers

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has donated food items to the Christ the King Soup Kitchen and Leprosariums.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494025618442.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
Intensify seizure of assets of corrupt officials – Anti-corruption campaigners urge courts

Two anti-corruption experts have said the recent order by an Accra High Court for the seizure of assets of persons convicted in the National Communications Authority (NCA) case is a good anti-corruption measure.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494092774283.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
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
Coronavirus: Don’t keep results of MPs a secret - Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has expressed disappointment in how the testing of MPs and parliamentary staff has been managed.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494187472575.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
Akufo-Addo swears in Supreme Court justices Mensa-Bonsu, Yonny Kulendi

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 26th May, 2020, swore into office Justice Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu and Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi as Justices of the Supreme Court.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494160481574.html
Ofankor murder: People were only interested in photos of the dead while I shouted for help – Friend claims

Friend of deceased tenant, Spark Benajmine, says people who witnessed the aftermath of the shooting resorted to taking pictures rather than helping take the body to the hospital.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494224816900.html
GIS arrests notorious recruitment scammer

The Western Region Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS)has arrested a 53-year-old Ghanaian residing in Takoradi, one Kojo Sakyi, for allegedly defrauding scores of unsuspecting youth under the pretext of securing them jobs within the Service.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494233711826.html
NDC opts out as EC holds talks with political parties today

After dragging the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Supreme Court, the National Democratic Congress has opted out of an impending engagement with the electoral management body.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494200008664.html
Rain or shine, 2020 elections will come off - Kweku Baako

The Electoral Commission (EC) has come under a barrage of criticisms by opposition parties over their decision to compile a new voters' register.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494386470644.html
Eastern Regional Hospital begs for water for coronavirus patients

The Management of the Eastern Regional Hospital is appealing to the general public to support the facility with quantities of bottled water to meet the high daily demand for water by coronavirus patients on admission at the facility.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494429919100.html
Heavy security as EC hosts political parties at IPAC meeting

There is a heavy security presence at the premises of the EC as personnel of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) have been deployed to the premises where IPAC meeting on the compilation of a new voters register is ongoing.

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Fire guts parts of Tema community one market

Fire destroyed parts of one of Tema’s biggest market, the community one (1) market Tuesday evening.

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TUC fights Trade Fair Company over ‘illegal’ mass layoffs

Leadership of the Public Services Workers’ Union, (PSWU) of the Trades Union Congress, (TUC) has locked horns with CEO for the Ghana Trade Fair Company, GTFC Dr Agnes Adu over what the Union terms “unconventional mass termination of appointments of some 23 staff of the Company.

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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.

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Ofankor landlord shot tenant 4 times, targeted his penis, chest - Police

The police has given a vivid account of how a shooting incident at Ofankor, a suburb of Accra, led to the unfortunate death of a tenant, saying he was shot 4 times by the landlord.

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It’s 'political bigotry', EC employing 'crude Machiavellian tactics to exclude 10m voters' – IPRAN

The Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voter Register (IPRAN), has said the Electoral Commission (EC) is employing crude Machiavellian tactics with its plan to compile a new register of voters ahead of this year’s elections.

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Akufo-Addo government to complete 998 SHS facilities by end of July - Abronye DC

Bono Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Kwame Baffoe (Abronye DC) says as part of measures by his parties government to close the gap in the infrastructure deficit of the nations senior high school system, a total of 998 educational facilities are set to be completed across the country by July this year.

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Central Regional Minister calls for Bernard Mornah's arrest over 'war comments'

Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan is calling for the arrest of the leader of the Inter-Party Resistance Against New Voter Register [IPRAN], Bernard Mornah, with immediate effect.

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Don't hasten to reopen schools; we need time - Prof Agyekum to Akufo-Addo

The Dean of the School of Performing Arts of the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Kofi Agyekum is calling on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to extend the closure of schools in the country.

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Landlords threaten health workers with ejection

Landlords at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District are threatening to eject health workers from their houses for fear of being infected with the deadly coronavirus.

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I would be surprised if results of MPs coronavirus test was given to Parliament – Mubarak

Member of Parliament for Kumbungu constituency, Ras Mubarak says he would be shocked if the test results of individual MPs were handed to parliament.

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Abofu residents live in fear of imminent floods

Residents of Abofu, near Achimota in Accra, say they are living in fear of imminent floods as the Hydrological Services Department (HSD) has deferred to September, its intended rehabilitation of their stretch of the Odawa drain.

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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.

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Coronavirus: GNECC calls for mandatory testing for all teachers

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), a civil society network championing the right to quality basic education for all children, has urged the Government to ensure that all teachers undergo mandatory testing before going back to school.

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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.

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'We will not allow EC boss to rig elections for Akufo-Addo' - NDC former candidate

The 2016 Parliamentary candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Jomoro Constituency of the Western Region, Mr. Thomas Yankey popularly known as 'Nobody' has indicated that his party will not sit aloof and allow EC boss Jean Mensa to rig the upcoming General Elections for President Akufo-Addo and NPP.

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Justice Mensa-Bonsu joins Supreme Court Bench

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, a Professor of Law at the University of Ghana, Legon, as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

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NDC boycotts IPAC meeting at EC

Reports reaching DGN Online indicate that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) this morning boycotted the InterParty Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting at the Electoral Commission (EC).

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Parliament incensed over media reports of MPs contracting coronavirus

Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Hon Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has described as speculative and untrue, media report that 2 Members of Parliament and 13 staff have tested positive for Covid19 following the mass testing last week of MPs and staff for the virus.

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Food vender, boyfriend quarantined for coronavirus in Saboba

A food vendor and her boyfriend have been quarantined in Saboba in the Northern region after she tested positive for Covid-19.

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End of Teshie chieftaincy saga as Gbetsoolo joins Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs

Gbetsoolo Nii Ashitey Akomfra III, Teshie Mantse has finally resumed his rightful place as a member of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs.

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NPP wants to rig because their own research point to their defe