KISS and Lou Reed guitarist Bob Kulick has died aged 70
Bob Kulick, the guitarist who performed live and in studio with KISS, W.A.S.P., Meat Loaf, Lou Reed, and many more, has died at the age of 70.
Trump administration to study ways to protect for U.S. investors from Chinese firms
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will study ways to safeguard Americans from the risks of investing in Chinese companies, U.
Xi stresses significance of Civil Code, better protecting people's legitimate rights, interests
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has emphasized the full recognition of the significance of the promulgation and implementation of the country's newly adopted Civil Code and better protection of the people's legitimate rights and interests in accordance with law.
Two quakes hit Rohtak in one-hour span; tremors felt in Delhi
The first quake, a medium intensity one of 4.5 magnitude, hit the Haryana city at 9.08 p.m. at a depth of 5 km.
Minister says Ottawa must respect choice of First Nations to hold powwows
Marc Miller said studies have shown that when decisions are made by Indigenous communities the medical results are better
Quebec schools see spike in COVID-19 cases as Ontario eyes regional reopenings
A cluster of COVID-19 cases in Quebec's elementary schools is shining a light on the cost of reopening Canada's hardest hit provinces, as Ontario announced on Friday that it was eyeing a regional approach to pandemic recovery.
IOC approves updated ISSF qualification system for Tokyo Olympics, could help India add to tally
The International Olympic Committee has approved the world shooting governing body's updated qualification system for the Tokyo Olympics, which could see India add at least one more quota to the 15
Health infra in Pune’s rural areas enough to cope with any emergency: authorities
Despite rising COVID-19 cases in Pune’s rural areas, the administration has the requisite medical infrastructure to cope with any sudden upsurge, authorities said on Friday. Five more deaths and over
Google Withdraws Offers To More Than 2,000 Contract Workers
More than 2,000 people who had signed employment agreements with Google as temp and contract workers have had their offers rescinded.
Men charged with conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and heroin
Two men have been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs in the Haverhill area after arrests made by the Metropolitan Police in Essex yesterday.
Outrage over ‘brutal beating’ of Nigerian in India
Sodiq Oyeleke Outrage has trailed the "brutal" beating of a yet-to-be-identified Nigerian in India. The PUNCH reports that many people on social media condemned the beating after the video su...
Bruno Fernandes hits back at Man Utd teammate Nemanja Matic over Sporting jibe
Matic recently taunted his teammate with a dig about former club Benfica's dominance over Fernandes' old side Sporting - and the Portugal star has now responded
'Justice will be served': Barr announces civil rights investigation into George Floyd's death
The FBI and Justice Department are carrying out an investigation into whether the Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd violated any federal civil rights laws.
White House: Twitter Says Post on Minneapolis Riots Didn't Break Any Rules
Twitter appeared to inadvertently admit that one of President Donald Trump's tweets, now censored by the platform, did not in fact violate the site's rules.
Who is Oumar Gonzalez? The seven-figure Nottingham Forest transfer target
Who is he? Will Forest re-ignite that transfer interest in the summer? And what has been said about him and any summer move?
Six arrested on murder charge
Sleuths from the Organised Crime Wing of Central Crime Branch received a tip-off from an informant early on Friday of a gang wielding lethal weapons on the prowl. This helped the team stop a car with
Kai Havertz scores again as Bayer Leverkusen move up to third in Bundesliga
The young forward has scored seven goals in his last six games in all competitions.
Centre's Rs 20 lakh crore package is bogus: CPI-ML New Democracy leader Akula Papaiah
CPI-ML New Democracy leader Akula Papaiah criticised the Rs 20 lakh crore package announced by the Central government as of no use for the common man
Williams considers selling F1 team after £13m loss
Williams revealed that they are considering selling the Formula One team after a multi-million pound drop in the company's financial results.
The Tragic Story Of Football's First Billion-Dollar Player That Never Was
Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to become football's first billionaire later this year, but before him, Vincent Pericard was tipped to be the game's first billion-dollar star. However, things did not turn out so well for the Africa-born striker, and almost
Cops called to ongoing incident in Fife street as three people treated for injuries
Officers remain at the scene in Ryan Road, Glenrothes, after being called at around 4pm following reports of a disturbance.
Donald Trump cuts US ties with Hong Kong over Chinese government 'smothering'
President Trump announced the United States was severing diplomatic ties with Hong Kong after accusing China of removing the former British colony's autonomy
Dana White reveals Jon Jones wanted Deontay Wilder money for Ngannou superfight
UFC president Dana White reveals Jon Jones’ asking price to fight Francis Ngannou at heavyweight.
Tata Motors Trading Near All-Time Low Ahead Of Earnings
Tata is set to report Q4 earnings results in the next few days and the company is expected to lose money once again. The company has been losing money for the l
Maharashtra: Free foodgrain arrives for migrants, but after most have left the state
While Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the free foodgrain scheme for migrants on May 14 as part of the second tranche of the Centre’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ package, state officials admitted to delays in finalisation of the modalities for its implementation
Epstein estate reaches deal with US Virgin Islands attorney general on victims compensation fund
A deal regarding a fund to compensate the dozens of alleged sex-trafficking victims of Jeffrey Epstein has been reached between the late financier's estate and the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands following an impasse.
Microsoft releases the May 2020 Xbox One Update with new features
Today, Microsoft announced the release of the May 2020 Xbox One Update, also known as version 2005. It includes more Guide improvements, collection filters, Mixer improvements, and more.
L.A. County Task Force to Present Guidelines on Tuesday For "Immediate Reopening" of Film And TV Production
In the latest COVID-19 press briefing for L.A. County, officials noted Tuesday would offer updates to reopen sectors such as theme parks, sports venues and film and digital media spaces.
Britain may offer 'path to citizenship' for nearly 3 million in Hong Kong
Britain is prepared to offer extended visa rights and a pathway to citizenship for almost 3 million Hong Kong residents in response to China's push to impose national security legislation in the former British colony. China's parliament has approved a decision to go forward with national security legislation for Hong…
Renault staying in Formula One: Interim CEO
Renault will stay in Formula One, interim Chief Executive Coltilde Delbos said on Friday after announcing the carmaker's restructuring measures ...
Sports Bar Owner, Firefighter Cries After Looters Destroy Business He Put Life Savings Into (VIDEO)
Protests have turned to raging riots in Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers.…
Teams users can now pop out chats into dedicated windows
Microsoft Teams is finally rolling out the pop-out chat feature for the app. The feature has been highly requested and is now available for the desktop clients on Windows and macOS.
Challenging China's Claims In South China Sea, US Navy Warship Sails Near Paracel Islands
Challenging Beijing's claims in the highly contested South China Sea, US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin on Thursday (local time) sailed near Paracel Islands, reported CNN.
Trump says US will no longer treat Hong Kong as autonomous region
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday announced sweeping changes to the US relationship with Hong Kong, declaring the region would no longer be viewed as autonomous from China or given
George Floyd killing: Police officer Derek Chauvin arrested over death during botched arrest
A US police officer whose alleged killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, has been arrested.
Janhvi Kapoor on what mum Sridevi taught her about dance
Her passing came as a huge shock to the world back in 2018, however Sridevi’s legacy continues to live on, and her daughter Janhvi Kapoor has taken on some of her biggest life lessons she was taught from her. Knowing she will always be seen as her mothers daughter first, Kapoor recent spoke to the […]
Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne Edition Heads to Spain & Singapore, More Color Variants for S20 Trio, Buds+ Announced
Samsung has now brought its Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne Edition to the Spain and Singapore. Furthermore, it has also announced color options for S20 and Buds+
Militants Shell Settlements in Northwestern Syria, Russian Military Says
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham* terrorist group has attacked settlements in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev, the head...
‘Japan Sinks: 2020’ Trailer: A New Sci-Fi Disaster Anime From the Creator of ‘Devilman Crybaby’
Netflix has released the Japan Sinks 2020 trailer for Masaaki Yuasa's new apocalyptic anime series following a family in current-day Japan hit by disaster.
Can appreciate limits on airfares as it is a 'very very short term' measure: AirAsia India CEO
Domestic passenger services restarted after a gap of two months on Monday when 428 flights carried around 30,000 passengers to their destinations.
Hugh Jackman Shares A Picture Of Warring ‘Deadpool’ And ‘Wolverine’ Cakes While Taking A Jab At Ryan Reynolds
Hugh Jackman has found a way to turn something as wholesome as a young boy's birthday party into a dig at Ryan Reynolds. Jackman and Reynolds had signalled a cease-fire to their long-running frenemy feud. However, it lasted about a month. On Thursday, Jackman posted an Instagram photo celebrating a boy named Sam's 8th birthday…
HFX Wanderers set to become first Canadian Premier League team to resume training
HFX Wanderers FC is the first Canadian Premier League team to receive approval from local government and health authorities to resume training.The league sa
Arsenal to challenge Liverpool for Diego Carlos?
Arsenal are reportedly considering whether to rival Liverpool in the race to sign Sevilla defender Diego Carlos.
Donald Trump Defends and Explains 'Looting' and 'Shooting' Statement
President Donald Trump defended a statement he made early Friday morning, that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."
The racist history of Trump’s “When the looting starts, the shooting starts” tweet
Several prominent segregationists have used the phrase while cracking down on black protesters since the civil rights era.
NBA GMs split over whether to finish regular season
NBA general managers reportedly are split over whether the league should finish the regular season when it resumes action after the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic or if the playoffs should commence immediately.
Royal Malaysian Navy to look into expanding base in Sabah east coast
KOTA KINABALU, May 29 — The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) is looking into the expansion of its base to accommodate the asset requirements of RMN especially in the east coast of Sabah. RMN chief Admiral Tan Sri Mohd Reza Mohd Sany however said the matter is still at discussion stage with the Sabah...
Children's home backed for approval despite residents' concern
Plans to allow a former activity centre to be converted into a children’s home have been strongly criticised by residents.
People will have to limit contact for a long time into the future – expert
People will have to limit their contacts with other people for a long time into the future despite the pandemic easing, a health expert has said.
UK D10 plan to provide alternatives to Huawei
The UK has come up with a plan to provide alternative sources to China for telecoms, pharmaceuticals and other key supplies.
Coronavirus company news summary – Sibanye-Stillwater reports outbreak – Axora launch smart mining platform – South Africa to lift restrictions on miners
29 May Sibanye-Stillwater has reported 51 positive Covid-19 cases at its Thembelani shaft located in Rustenburg. The company tested employees...Read More...
Sex Education season 3: release date, cast, trailer and what we know
What to expect from Sex Education season 3, now that Netflix has confirmed another season is on the way.
Google Sodar App To Help Android Users in Social Distancing, But Not All Android Users Can Avail
Sodar is only compatible with flagship Android phones, and iPhones are out of the question. Google creates an app that would help people practice social distancing, but it's not available for all.
Crude has best month on record in May as prices surge 88 per cent
Canada's oil patch has little to celebrate even though crude oil prices concluded their best ever month.
Kumar Sangakkara recalls the confusion on ‘who won the toss’ in 2011 WC final
"The match referee actually said I won the toss, Mahi said he did not. There was a little bit of confusion there and Mahi said let's have another toss of the coin and heads went up again," Sangakkara said.
Snowballs set to fly as the trans-Tasman ski wars begin
Ski resorts across both sides of the ditch are scrambling to make social distancing work.
4 positive cases in Mohali district, total goes up to 110
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Girish Dayalan confirmed the development and said that the health department teams are working on contact tracing of the new positive cases.
Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over black man's death in police custody
Minnesota's governor activated the National Guard on Thursday to help restore order following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis over the death of a black man seen in graphic video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck.
One in seven Brits admit to flouting lockdown rules - for poker, sex and haircuts
For just over two months, the country has been in lockdown, with social distancing measures preventing people seeing loved ones -however some people have found sticking to the rules more difficult than others
Arbroath chairman Mike Caird keeping an open mind on how next season’s Championship will look
Arbroath still have an open mind about how the Championship will look next season, according to Mike Caird.
Google Pixel 4a XL leaks may show us what the apparently-canceled phone looked like
Apparently, the Google Pixel 4a XL has been canceled, but that hasn't stopped some people leaking renders of the thing.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak to outline changes to furlough scheme
It comes after Boris Johnson announced a gradual easing of the lockdown in England.
Tsenengamu seek police clearance to protest
Godfrey Tsenengamu, the leader of the newly-established Front for Economic Emancipation in Zimbabwe, yesterday wrote to police seeking clearance to protest at t...
The Twitter web app now lets you save drafts and schedule tweets
Twitter is making it easier to manage your tweets and replies before you're ready to send them out. The company has announced that its web app now
Former nurse Joan’s 102 laps of the park to raise funds for the NHS
The centenarian aims to complete 102 laps of her local park before her 102nd birthday in September;
UK, US, Australia and Canada scold China over Hong Kong law
LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and Canada criticised China on Thursday for imposing a new security law on Hong Kong that they said would breach the 1984 Sino-British agreement on the former colony and threaten its freedoms.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister sanctions funds for protection of bug-hit tapioca, launches development projects
Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, in a statement issued on Friday, said he had sanctioned a sum of ₹54.46 lakh to protect tapioca crops
Trump signs order targeting social media after tweets flagged
President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content on their platforms in a move slammed by his critics as a legally dubious act of political revenge.
US-China tension to push Asian shares lower in choppy trade
Asian shares were set to dip in choppy trade on Friday as worries about worsening U.S.-China ties offset the fillip from hopes massive government ...
Alonso, not Bottas, favourite for Renault seat - Lehto
A former F1 driver thinks Renault is more likely to sign Fernando Alonso for 2021 and beyond than Valtteri Bottas.
EXCLUSIVE: Harrowing video shows sick Iranians collapsing in the street as activists allege Iran's coronavirus pandemic started in Chinese embassy a month BEFORE its first official case
EXCLUSIVE: Leaked ambulance service records show three Iranian employees of the Chinese embassy went to hospital on January 28 with covid-19 symptoms, a month before first official case.
Sprayers from UK, drones, Regional Control Rooms: Govt’s preparedness for Locust control
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday held a meeting with the Ministers of State for Agriculture and Farmers.
High Court's verdict on SEC N Ramesh's case is a lesson to government: Pawan Kalyan
Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan said that he welcomes verdict of the High Court overturning the ordinance issued by the state government on the dismissal of the Andhra Pradesh state election commissioner...
Battle for Hong Kong Is Shifting to City’s Financial Markets
The struggle to maintain confidence in Hong Kong’s future is manifesting in its stock and currency markets.
Lady Gaga Reveals ‘Everyone Freaked Out’ After She Wore Priceless Jewels To Taco Bell After The Oscars
Lady Gaga accidentally left the Oscars wearing priceless jewels. The singer appears on Friday's "Graham Norton Show", where she tells the host how she'd been drinking a lot of champagne before first heading to Madonna's house and then to Taco Bell after the ceremony, all while wearing the Tiffany diamond. She says of last year's…
Solar probe to pass through comet's tail for 'bonus science'
The European Space Agency says its Solar Orbiter will unexpectedly pass through the tail of a comet in the coming days.
Now US president informs about mood of our PM, India truly at global stage: Prashant Kishor
Not just Kishor but many from the opposition including senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have demanded transparency regarding the ongoing border tension between India and China.
Queen’s Birthday Holiday Irrelevant
“Queen’s Birthday holiday is the most irrelevant public holiday on our calendar. It’s time for a holiday that actually reflects Aotearoa’s unique place in the world” said Lewis Holden, Campaign Chair of New Zealand Republic.
Coronavirus: Sixth of Tayside care homes still closed to admissions as infection rates fall
Around a sixth of Tayside care homes are closed to new admissions as hard-pressed staff continue to battle the pandemic.
F-35 Costs Drop for Building Jets But Rise for Operating Them
The Pentagon’s costliest program, Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35, is starting to look a little less expensive, with the latest estimate for development and procurement down 7.1% to $397.8 billion.
UAAP standouts Ravena, Daos honored
ATENEO men's basketball star Thirdy Ravena of basketball capped his decorated collegiate career by claiming the GUIDON-Moro Lorenzo Sportsman of the Year award.
India wants environment of trust before talks with Nepal
This is a continuous process and requires constructive and positive efforts, Anurag Srivastava, spokesperson, MEA said. India believes that there has been no lack of engagement between the two countries, he also said.
Trump officials consider defying Congress to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia
The Trump administration is moving to sell another cache of munitions to Saudi Arabia, according to lawmakers and congressional aides, a step that would again defy Congress and ignore the objections of lawmakers in both parties about Riyadh’s human rights record.
Federations To Receive Kshs20 Million COVID-19 Support Fund From Caf
Caf has approved Kshs 1.1billion Coronavirus pandemic support fund to be distributed to its member associations.Each of the 54 members of Caf, the Africa's football body, including the Football Ke
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir’s father’s SUV stolen amid lockdown in Delhi
Former Indian opener and Member of Parliament (MP) from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir, became the latest victim of theft amid the coronavirus enforced lockdown
Chelsea learn transfer fee for Porto's Jesus Corona as agent confirms talks
The Blues are keen on Jadon Sancho but with his £100million-plus price tag and Manchester United's interest, have also been surveying other, more cost-effective targets
VinFast’s first EV seen testing – November 2020 debut
It was previously reported that VinFast has plans to export electric vehicles to the United States in 2021, and we’re finally getting our first look at
Migrants To Get Cash In Hand, Government Has Not Ruled Out Poor: Sources
Government has not ruled out cash transfer to the poor or migrant workers and said it will look at giving cash handouts as the situation evolves.
NPF gets one more cabinet berth in Manipur
Fulfilling the long pending demand of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), one of the two major partners of the N Biren Singh’s BJP led coalition government, its (NPF) state unit president Awangbow Newmai was on Friday inducted as cabinet minister.
Lockdown 4.0: Parents stock up on kidswear with easing of norms
A Delhi-based couple blessed with a newborn in April had a harrowing time. With the baby's birth coinciding with the unexpected nationwide lockdown, they had to resort to borrowing clothes from fr
Bobrisky arrested over ‘N30m fraud’
Police detectives from Abuja have arrested Idris Okuneye, a crossdresser better known as Bobrisky over an alleged N30m fraud.According to The Nation, the c
Juventus 'eyeing Philippe Coutinho transfer' after missing out on Barcelona star
Philippe Coutinho has spent the season at Bayern Munich but they do not want to purchase the Brazilian giving Juventus a chance to potentially swoop in
Revealed – Over 300,000 people in the East of England don’t have a ‘local’ park
While many people are learning to appreciate the outdoors more during the lockdown, environmental campaigners are warning of the threat population growth is posing to green spaces in the East of England.
Covid-19: SA deaths rise to 577, National Health Laboratory Service employee dies
A total of 27 403 new positive Covid-19 cases and 25 additional deaths have been recorded in South Africa, according to Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize.
PM Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China: Donald Trump
Reiterating his offer to mediate on the border dispute between India and China, US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke with Narendra Modi about the "big conflict" and asserted that the
What China's tougher national security regime could mean for Hong Kong
China's parliament has approved a decision to go forward with national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference in a city roiled by
Barrow journalist hounded out of Cumbria for reporting court case
Amid a storm of rumours about grooming gangs, Amy Fenton receives scores of threats
IFPMA industry association conference: ‘no-one left behind’ on coronavirus vaccine
Pharma industry leaders pledged to pull out all the stops to get a vaccine for coronavirus available as soon as possible – perhaps as early as October this year – and make sure that it is available to everyone who needs it around the world.
Police free CNN reporter arrested live on TV covering Minneapolis
WASHINGTON, May 29 — Police in Minneapolis released a CNN reporter who was led off in handcuffs along with his film crew while reporting live on television early this morning during violent protests in the city. Officers gave no explanation as they escorted reporter Omar Jimenez away. He had just...
5 Quotes to Help Plan for Retirement
Wisdom from the world's wisest students of the market is surprisingly simple, even if difficult to adhere to.
PM Modi and Donald Trump had no discussion on standoff at LAC with China
China too rejected Trump's offer to mediate, saying the two countries did not need the intervention of a 'third party' to settle their differences.This came as the stalemate on the ground continued with both Indian and Chinese troops holding their positions onto their positions in Ladakh
Watch: CNN Reporter, Crew Arrested During Live Minneapolis Broadcast
CNN "New Day" on Friday morning cut to correspondent Omar Jimenez as he reported on the scene in Minneapolis after protests turned violent. During the middle of the broadcast, Jimenez and his crew of a cameraman and a producer were all arrested by Minnesota | Clips
Hidden Cost of Mass Layoffs: Why Job Cuts Won’t Solve States’ Budget Crisis
States and cities are slashing jobs in the face of huge deficits. But making the budget math work isn’t quite so simple.
5G and 6G: What Problems Should Solve Huawei To Continue Leading?
Though Huawei is a leader in the world and in China especially in terms of 5G, it has started pre-research of 6G as well.
'Support the lesser privileged': Yuvraj Singh urges countrymen to 'show humanity' during COVID-19 lockdown
Yuvraj Singh urges countrymen to 'show humanity' during COVID-19 lockdown
10 Penny Stocks to Buy Under $5 That Might Be Worth the Risk
When looking for penny stocks to buy under $5, you’ve got to go dumpster diving. That’s never an easy task when stocks aren't cheap.
Midlands Air Ambulance lands on Cannock Park Golf Course as golfer collapses and dies
Emergency crews received a report a man had collapsed on the golf course at around 3.30pm yesterday (Thursday)
Renault to restructure French factories in high-stakes reboot plan
French carmaker Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to reorganise and cease assembling vehicles at several plants in France ...
Siberian zoo sees animal baby boom during lockdown
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Siberian zoo that closed its doors to visitors for over two months due to the novel coronavirus says the lockdown has encouraged a baby boom among its animals.
Nolte: MN Democrat Prosecutor's Bizarre, Sloppy 'Evidence' Statement Whips up More Chaos
Mike Freeman claimed he had evidence that did not support a criminal charge against the cop responsible for George Floyd's death.
Saudi Arabia facilitates the return of 450,000 Umrah pilgrims
Over 60,000 were sent back to their countries through special flights during Eid holidays
Australia Finally Gets Gigabit Internet Today
If you're one of the very lucky people with the best fibre or one of the luckiest folk in a HFC area, today is a very good day indeed....
The coronavirus pandemic is boosting the big tech transformation to warp speed
The coronavirus pandemic has sped up changes that were already happening across society, from remote learning and work to e-health, supply chains and logistics, policing, welfare and beyond. Big tech ...
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir’s father’s SUV stolen from outside his home in Delhi
The car was parked in front of the house at around 3.30 pm on Thursday. On Friday morning, it was not there as it had been stolen, a senior police officer said.
Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Terminates Thousands of Job Offers as It Continues to Battle a Plunge in Ad Revenue
Google has now canceled the job offers of thousands of temporary and contract workers as it continues to battle a decline in ad revenue
'Gross incompetence at highest levels': ex-Obama adviser blasts Trump's Covid response
Samantha Power also tells online Hay festival that former US administration underestimated how ‘ripped off’ Americans felt
Scientists raise concern over hydroxychloroquine study
Scientists around the world doubt the data integrity of the study which led to the WHO suspending trials on hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19
Body of missing French snowmobiler found in Canada
Police announced Thursday they had identified a body as that of a French snowmobiler who went missing after his tour group crashed through an icy Canadian lake in January, with forensic analysis on another body presumed to be that of his companion set to be completed in coming days.
Officials Announce the Charges Against Ex-Cop Who Kneeled on George Floyd's Neck
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer seen on video kneeling on George Floyd's neck for several minutes even as Floyd said he couldn't breathe, has been arrested.
Commuter line keeps physical distancing measure during COVID-19 ‘new normal’
PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia will not allow overloaded trains to depart from stations as it will continue to apply physical distancing measures during the so-called "new normal" period.
John Madden Doesn’t Want To See 1 Thing From NFL Broadcasts This Fall
Legendary head coach and broadcaster John Madden doesn't want to see one thing on NFL broadcasts this fall.
Lebanon has scant chance of getting IMF aid, opposition figure says
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has scant chance of securing badly needed aid from the International Monetary Fund as the government fails to enact reforms demanded by donors to address its financial crisis, opposition politician Samir Geagea said on Friday.
Indonesian woman consumed pills to abort baby, say Penang police
BUKIT MERTAJAM, May 29 — An Indonesian factory worker, desperate to terminate her pregnancy, swallowed pills provided by her Bangladeshi boyfriend before she suffered a miscarriage in a toilet of workers’ hostel in Taman Belimbing, here on Sunday. Seberang Perai Tengah district police chief ACP...
No call between Trump and India's Modi on China border tension
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken with US President Donald Trump about the south Asian nation's military standoff with China, a government source said on Friday, after Trump suggested Modi was upset about border tension.
Over $100,000 Goes To Support Whanganui Businesses Through COVID
Whanganui & Partners has distributed over $100,000 to Whanganui businesses to support them in adapting to challenges caused by COVID-19.
Infinix Hot 9, Infinix Hot 9 Pro are budget phones with quad cameras and Android 10 software; price starts at Rs 8,499
The Infinix Hot 9 has been launched at Rs 8,499 while the Infinix Hot 9 Pro will cost Rs 9,499.
Vestager hits back at Lufthansa bailout criticism
Commission vice-president in charge of competition Margarethe Vestager argued that companies getting large capital injections from the state during the corona crisis still have to offset their competitive advantage.
Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD pulls away from daily highs, trades above $1,725
The troy ounce of the precious metal advanced to a fresh daily high of $1,733 during the early trading hours of the American session but struggled to
Better Buy: Zoom Video Communications vs. Microsoft
Both companies are enjoying strong growth. But is the new tech upstart or the veteran the superior investment choice?
Nearly half of the Twitter accounts discussing 'reopening America' may be bots
Encountering a bot account while scrolling through Twitter is more likely to occur in the era of COVID-19. Carnegie Mellon University researchers have discovered that much of the discussion around the ...
Child and Family Commission to examine alleged abuse cases
Two cases of alleged child neglect that have emerged in Brisbane this week will be independently investigated by the Queensland Child and Family Commission.
3 of the Best Breakout Stocks to Buy Now
Bulls are knocking on the door of resistance in these three breakout stocks. Here are the levels to watch, and how to trade them.
Joy Reid on Minneapolis: 'People Are Risking COVID' to Say 'Just Stop Killing Us'
Friday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," network anchor Joy Reid addressed the scene in Minneapolis as violent protests have ramped up. | Clips
India's Q4 FY20 GDP Down To 3.1%, 2019-20 Growth Shrinks To 4.2%
On a sequential basis, the quarterly growth rate has progressively come down from 5.2 per cent in Q1 of 2019-20 to 4.4 per cent in Q2 and 4.1 per cent in Q3.
Canada: The loonie does not react to better than expected GDP – TDS
Real GDP for Q1 and March surprised to the upside with contractions of 8.2% q/q (TD/market: -10%) and 7.2% m/m (TD: -7.0%, market: -8.5%), per TD Secu
EU seeks tougher China policy, concerned by Hong Kong law
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers agreed to toughen their strategy on China on Friday to counter Beijing’s increasingly assertive diplomacy against a backdrop of concern about China’s new security law for Hong Kong.
Pearson to begin limiting terminal access to travellers only
If you picking up someone from the airport, you may not be allowed to head inside the terminal to greet them for much longer.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Anil Khanna defends decision to not give early clearance for hotel bookings, argues absence of president or SG
IOA President Narinder Batra had asked Khanna to furnish
Student Pilot was in Third Solo Flight During Fatal Crash
A student pilot from Burbank was in his third solo-flight when the plane descended like a corkscrew and crashed near Orcutt last week.
Statistics Dept: Malaysia should redeploy its unemployed surplus labour to essential services industries
KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — Malaysia needs a dynamic labour market policy in order to address a labour market disequilibrium which was the result of the Covid-19 pandemic and movement control order (MCO) put in place to control the disease’s infection rate. The Department of Statistics Malaysia...
Coal mine in Serbia gives up new Roman treasure
BELGRADE (Reuters) - As the sun sank over a vast opencast coal mine in eastern Serbia earlier this month, a small crane eased the front half of a Roman ship from the steep sides of the pit.
Ice-cream company who struggled to find staff now flooded with applications
“Last year, I struggled to get drivers. We had to pay for ads everywhere and even at that, I might have received 20 applicants in two months"
Energy Commission to hold competitive bidding process for LSS photovoltaic plant development
PUTRAJAYA, May 29 — The Energy Commission (EC) will hold a competitive bidding process to select a company or a consortium for the development of a large-scale solar (LSS) photovoltaic (PV) power plant costing RM4 billion in Peninsular Malaysia with a target capacity of 1,000MWac. The EC, in a...
LIST: Nissan will launch 13 models from A to the all-new Z
Nissan may have a lot on their plate right now, but that's not stopping them from releasing 13 new cars in the next 18 months.
Hog farms in coronavirus crisis need more aid, say producers
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ProPublica Wins National Magazine Award for Reporting
ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
Dortmund midfielder Dahoud out for rest of season with knee injury
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday. The 24-year-old was replaced by Axel Witsel...
Liverpool title decider set to be in neutral stadium as police seeks to control crowd
Liverpool, which leads by 25 points, could clinch the title by beating Everton if second-placed City loses to Arsenal on June 17. The police want the derby to be played away from Merseyside.
Ninja's Fortnite tournament could be the best thing to happen to Mixer
Fortnite pro Ninja is hosting his own tournament over the next few weeks, and its popularity could be quite the boon for Mixer.
Athletes back Olympic Federation of Ireland call for Covid-19 restrictions to be eased to assist Irish Olympians
Athletes back the Olympic Federation of Ireland's call for exemptions to current Covid-19 restrictions to assist competitors training for the Tokyo Games.
Protest on Strip planned after unarmed black man’s death in Minnesota
Demonstrators will be marching Friday afternoon for justice for a black man and woman who died immediately following their interactions with police.
Tax Deducted at Source: Quarterly payment of TDS could be a ‘Saviour’ for taxpayers in Corona crisis
It is hoped that the Income Tax Department will be empathetic to the problems faced by taxpayers and a pragmatic view shall be taken to allow taxpayers to make the quarterly payment of TDS under Rule 30(3).
South Korea 'comfort women' activist denies allegations
May 29 (UPI) -- The South Korean activist accused of misappropriating funds for surviving "comfort women" said Friday at a press conference the charges from former victim Lee Yong-soo are false.
John Lewis is giving customers a £100 gift card with selected electrical purchases
The offer is available to new and existing John Lewis members until June 9
Yuzu Nintendo Switch Emulator Runs Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Well On Launch Day
The Nintendo Switch emulator Yuzu runs Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition well on launch day, according to the developer
Greek Mayor Says Town Will Not Accept Any More Migrant Transfers From Aegean Islands
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The mayor of the northern Greek town of Grevena has said that he will no longer accept any more transfers of migrants and asylum seekers from camps...
Pakistan to set up national locust control cell to combat insects swarms: Minister
Pakistan News: The Pakistan government will set up a national body to combat the locust swarms across the country as the insects have destroyed crops and vegetation
Pontardawe-based care recruitment company finds 100 extra staff in 10 weeks
One care manager stated that the without the National Bank of Medical & Care Professionals they would have been 'up a creek without a paddle'
Supreme Court to hear on June 2 plea seeking replacement of word India with 'Bharat'
The plea has sought a direction to the government to take appropriate steps to bring amendment in Article 1 of the Constitution, which deals with name and territory of the Union, to the effect that "the same refers to the country as Bharat/Hindustan, to the exclusion of India".
KCR pitches for new scheme for farmers in Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao who garnered country's attention with the Rythu Bandhu and Rythu Bhima schemes has announced that the government is planning to launch a special scheme for farmers...
State govt. to ban online teaching for kindergarten children
Decision based on NIMHANS report which stated that children upto 6 years of age should not be subjected to this process
How COVID-19 Could Re-Shape Our World
Instead of strengthening voices calling for international cooperation, China and the US bolstered nationalism. Elsewhere, too, nationalist leaders stoked xenophobia and offered demoralised citizens a simple trade: personal pride and national greatness
Ajit Jogi, Chhattisgarh’s first CM, passes away
The former bureaucrat-turned-politician, once the Adivasi face of Congress, quit the party and floated a regional outfit
Writing Puts For Income With Downside Protection
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GU-Q scholars examine most pressing issues of COVID-19 crisis
Top scholars from Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) in the fields of history, political science, ethics, Gulf studies, and theology have come together to examine the most pressing issues of the COVID-19 crisis through a series of virtual panel discussions hosted by GU-Q’s Dean, Dr. Ahmad Dallal.
Majority of those who died with Covid-19 had underlying condition, figures reveal
The median age of those who died after contracted the coronavirus is 83, the figures reveal.
Tajik Journalist Attacked, Beaten For Second Time In Less Than A Month
A journalist of Tajikistan's independent Asia Plus new agency has been attacked for the second time in less than a month as he covered the aftermath of a recent landslide that killed two men.
Scorecard: How does Sanwo-Olu stack up in his first year in office?
Mr. Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s first year in office can perhaps be best summed up with a promise he made to “Love the people the way they want to be loved, not the way you want to love them” in his election manifesto.
Shoef*cker: Bangkok man confesses to sexual relations with stolen flip-flops
There’s no law against a good foot fetish, nor is getting freaky with some fetching flip-flops a crime – unless you happen to steal hundreds of them to make love to without consent Police in northwest metro Bangkok said today that a...
Foley Square protest planned Friday following George Floyd police custody death
Friday's planned protest over the death of George Floyd comes one day after 72 people were arrested in a similar protest.
LOOK: Tommy Fury Gets Molly-Mae An Adorable Puppy For Her Birthday
Tommy Fury surprised his girlfriend Molly-Mae with a puppy for her 21st birthday earlier this week.
Sheffield City Council advises against schools reopening on Monday
The South Yorkshire authority has cited fears that the test and trace system will not be ‘robust enough’ by next week.
Vivo X50 Pro full specifications and pricing leaked
Vivo is all set to unleash the Vivo X50 5G and Vivo X50 Pro 5G smartphones on June 1 in China. Yesterday, a Chinese tipster had leaked the specifications of the Vivo X50 smartphone. Another tipster has shared an image on Weibo through the specs of the X50 Pro have been revealed. The leaked image …
Protests in George Floyd's death turn violent in Brooklyn; cops injured, hundreds arrested
Protests in Brooklyn that started off peacefully Friday quickly turned violent, with a dozen NYPD officers injured and at least 200 arrests, police cars set ablaze and the door and windows of the 88th Precinct in Clinton Hill vandalized.
Danger near waterways
The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is reminding residents to be safe around waterways, with hot weather in the forecast plus an expected rainstorm towards the end of the weekend.
MDEC: Online business set to stay post-Covid-19
KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) expects the change in behaviour of consumers and local traders from conventional method to online business concept will be maintained even after Covid-19 ends. Its chief executive officer, Surina Shukri, said the main players in...
It Seems Like Apple TV+ Wants to Be the New HBO
As HBO pivots to whatever it’s trying to achieve with its messy streaming service that's just launched in the US, Apple appears to be shopping for content and talent to help make it a standout giant in quality streaming.
Masari lifts ban on Friday prayers, church services
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown to allow Muslim faithful observe Friday congregational prayers in the state. The Secretary to the Stat...
Unemployment Fraud In Michigan Could Bump Legit Jobless Claims
Michigan residents could fall victim to predatory identity theft scams that make false unemployment benefits claims during the pandemic, the UIA warns.
Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew
The Minnesota governor promised that journalists would not be interfered with in reporting on violent protests following the death of George Floyd.
11 more healthcare workers at AIIMS test positive for COVID-19
11 healthcare workers including two resident doctors have tested positive for coronavirus at the AIIMS now total reach to 206 staff infected.
US braces for more protests over police killing of black man
Authorities in Minneapolis and its sister city St. Paul got reinforcements from the National Guard on Thursday as they girded for fresh protests and violence over the shocking police killing of a handcuffed black man.
FA Cup Final at Wembley provisionally confirmed for August 1
The FA Cup Final will take place at Wembley on Saturday August 1st, provided football's resumptio...
Wales open talks about moving plum autumn games to home of Cardiff City or Swansea City
WRU chairman Gareth Davies has confirmed discussions are underway about switching Wales matches, with the Bluebirds' and Swans' venues among the options
Watch: Camel in Oklahoma zoo pokes its head into car and helps itself to snacks
A family was visiting a drive-through zoo in Oklahoma when the incident took place.
Volkswagen T-Roc Black Edition Launched, Know what is Different from the Standard Model? -
Volkswagen has introduced a new trim variant of its T-Roc SUV which is available for sale in the international market.
University Final exams: Uddhav Thackeray to speak to Vice-Chancellors on May 30
The development comes amid reports that the Education Minister and Vice-Chancellors are at loggerheads over conducting examinations.
Want Tom Cruise to inspire kids to be the next Elon Musk: NASA chief
Cruise’s upcoming film will be the first Hollywood project to be shot aboard the International Space Station (ISS)
Champagne sales dip as world goes into warlike depression amid coronavirus
Global champagne sales are forecast to slump by a third, or 100 million bottles, this year as the coronavirus crisis shuts bars and restaurants worldwide and hammers economies.
VMware CEO After Storming Quarter: “Tech is Stronger than GDP”
VMware CEO: "Tech is stronger than GDP, and software and cloud is stronger than tech."
Lockdown 5.0: In 'exit plan,' positive sign for Metro, malls, restaurants
The new guidelines for the extended lockdown, however, will be comparatively much stricter for 13 worst COVID-19-hit cities.
As lockdowns ease, a Bronx nail salon plans a careful reopening
(Reuters) - When Yahaira Caraballo opened her nail salon in the Bronx, New York nearly seven years ago, it was a bare-bones shop with two nail technicians.
Lanarkshire golfers greeted by glorious sunshine on return from lockdown
Members at Airdrie Golf Club have been making the most of the opportunity this morning
Shamika Ravi plagiarism row: ISB says economist 'not permanent faculty'; Brookings pulls 2019 paper from website
Two days after the Indian Express withdrew a piece by economist Shamika Ravi over allegations of plagiarism, the Indian School of Business took to Twitter to state that Ravi was not a permanent faculty at the institute, but rather an adjunct faculty who
'I don’t want to give my press officer a heart attack': Leo Varadkar defends two metre social distancing ahead of Bank Holiday
Mr Varadkar thanked the public for their response to the guidelines to date and said if they had not been introduced there could have been 30,000 deaths from Covid-19.
Florida man kills girlfriend, then drives to Orlando for weekend, police say
After Ronald Gamble beat his girlfriend so severely that she died last December, he then drove to Orlando for the weekend before returning to South Florida and calling 911, police say.
Schools reopening - is your child affected and everything you need to know
Schools, nurseries and colleges closed almost 10 weeks ago in a bid to stop the rapid spread of coronavirus - but from Monday, thousands of children in England may once again be walking through the school gates
EFL sets June 8 date to consider proposals for ending season
Last week the EFL underlined that relegation across all three divisions is “integral to the integrity of the competition”.
Anil Vij bats for lockdown extension, says free movement at borders will lead to surge in COVID-19 cases
Citing a sharp increase in coronavirus cases in the Haryana districts adjoining Delhi during the past week, Vij had on Thursday issued orders for sealing borders with the national capital.
Hongkongers eye grim future as China approves national security law
Members of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement fear that the new legislation will further tighten Beijing's grip on the state
'Utter Chaos': Mass Riots and Looting Sweep Minneapolis in Wake of George Floyd Death - Videos
Looting, arson, and vandalism have been widespread across Minneapolis after a black man, George Floyd, died on Monday after being tackled and pinned to the ground by...
Twitter adds ‘glorifying violence’ warning to Trump tweet | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
WASHINGTON >> Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald J. Trump’s tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform’s rules about “glorifying violence.”
And the crowd goes WILD: NRL fans make it into Bankwest Stadium... sort of
NRL fans forced their way into Bankwest Stadium on Friday night to get a glimpse of the Rabbitohs v Roosters blockbuster.
England prepare for busy summer with bumper training group
A total of 55 players have been invited to work under ECB guidance in the coming weeks.
TalkTalk says issue affecting access to some websites ‘resolved’
The problem came as many people working from home tried to log on during the coronavirus pandemic.
'I wouldn't write him off': Clarkson tips Franklin to bounce back
The star Sydney forward could miss more than half the season after damaging his right hamstring at training.
Ajit Jogi, first chief minister of Chhattisgarh, dies at 74 in Raipur
Former CM Ajit Jogi had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Raipur, Chhattisgarh after he suffered a cardiac arrest on May 9 of this year.
5 years as Nigeria President - Memo to Buhari on Service Chiefs - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics
As you clock five years in office, the question about the departure of Nigeria Service Chiefs has come up again, for the umpteenth time...
Monkeys snatch blood samples of suspected COVID-19 patients in India
A troop of monkeys snatched the blood samples of suspected coronavirus patients at a government hospital in the Meerut district of the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Looking for ECB to expand PEPP by €500 billion – TD Securities
Previewing the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting next week on June 4th, "the focus of the June meeting will likely be the expansion of t
Romanian Pickers Arrive in Private Jet to Save Italy Vineyard
Italy's vines have not stopped growing during the country's long coronavirus lockdown, but without their usual foreign grape-pickers, winemakers are now fearing for their harvests.
McLaren confirms its partnership with OnePlus is over
OnePlus disappeared from McLaren Racing's list of official partners last week, and today McLaren has confirmed that its partnership with OnePlus is
Late surge in share prices helps markets improve returns scorecard in May
A sharp surge in share prices during the last week of May helped the markets improve their returns scorecard for the month. The benchmark Sensex and Nifty ended with losses of 3.8% and 2.8%
Top 7 Spotify Settings You May Need To Change
Spotify comes with lots of options and settings that enable users to customize their experiences. Here are 7 Spotify settings you need to change.
COVID-19: FairPrice Group, WhyQ launch zero-commission islandwide food delivery platform
SINGAPORE: FairPrice Group and food delivery start-up WhyQ have launched a new digital platform offering islandwide food delivery at zero ...
The Conners Gets Renewed For Season 3 Even Before Roseanne Season 11
Looks like the hit sitcom Roseanne might be coming back for a season 11 amidst the backlash. And it’s spin-off series The Conners is as...
Replace India With Bharat To Instil Sense Of Pride In Nationality: Plea In Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is set to hear on June 2 a petition which has sought a direction from the centre to amend the constitution and replace the word India with "Bharat" claiming it will "instil a sense of pride in our nationality."
Police: Woman killed after charging officer with knife
TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. (AP) — A woman armed with a butcher knife was fatally shot Friday after charging police officers outside a Florida government building, authorities said. Temple Terrace Police...
White US Police Officer Charged with Murder in Black Man's Death
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the charges Friday after he said his office had enough evidence to justify the charges. Freeman did not immediately disclose details but said a criminal complaint would be available later.
Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with third degree murder of George Floyd
The shamed cop was one of four officers fired following the horrifying incident in Minneapolis on Monday
‘Perry Mason’ New Trailer: Matthew Rhys Is Out to Solve a Murder in HBO’s Reboot
The first trailer, released back in April, didn't give much in the way of plot for this new take on the titular detective — but the release of a second tease tells us all we need to know.
AI Weekly: Autonomous vehicle companies pivot to charitable deliveries during the pandemic
During the pandemic, autonomous vehicles companies like Beep, Gatik, and Optimus Ride are helping to deliver goods to those in need.
Trump’s fossil fuel agenda gets pushback from federal judges
BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal courts have delivered a string of rebukes to the Trump administration over what they found were failures to protect the environment and address climate change as it
Celeb Tweets About The Minnesota Protests From Taylor Swift, Ava DuVernay & More
In a tweet that touched on white supremacy and racism, Taylor Swift called out Donald Trump’s tweet that threatened violence on protestors. Following the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died while pinned under a…
Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis
As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ready to deploy to Minneapolis, where the police killing of George Floyd sparked the widespread protests.
Health Minister wants cap on visitors
NT NETWORK Panaji A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party ministers as well as legislators held with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday witnessed a su
WATCH: Gun attack caught on camera as car rammed off road
Dramatic footage has been released showing the moment a car was rammed off the road before a hooded gunman opened fire on one of the fleeing occupants.
DPO, policemen face disciplinary action for assaulting medical doctor
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Okada and some of his men are facing disciplinary action for assaulting and detaining a member of staff
Airlines prepare to partially resume flights
The national airline Biman and two local airlines -- US-Bangla Airlines and Novoair -- are preparing to resume domestic flight operation from June 1 following the health guideline prescribed by the
Coronavirus Live Updates: Read The Latest About The COVID-19 Outbreak
Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects across the world.
Coastguard patrols as people make most of sunshine and easing of lockdown restrictions
Coastguard officers will be on patrol around the shores of Courier Country as people enjoy a little extra freedom.
Take 2 for SpaceX's first astronaut launch with more storms
SpaceX pressed ahead with its second attempt to launch astronauts for NASA -- a historic first for a private company -- but more stormy weather threatened more delays.
Trump announces end of ties with WHO over virus pandemic, to end special treatment for Hong Kong
The President also said that United States will end special status for Hong Kong and treat it on par with Mainland China and prevent certain students from China from enrolling in US universities and colleges.
iN VIDEO: Racism not ruled out as motive in unprovoked tripping of Burnaby senior
BURNABY, B.C. - Police in Metro Vancouver are searching for a woman who casually approached a senior who was using a walker, tripped her from behind and wal
Fired Minneapolis Cop Arrested in Death of George Floyd
The former Minneapolis police officer seen on video kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was arrested Friday on unspecified charges, three days after Floyd’s death sparked nationwide protests and riots.
Premier League to make decision on neutral venues in the next 7-10 days
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters is confident that clubs will agree to some of thei...
The Screen Industry Workers Bill is good for our industry – Jennifer Ward-Lealand
This week, parliament’s Education and Workforce Select Committee has been hearing submissions on the Screen Industry Workers Bill. Equity New Zealand president Jennifer Ward-Lealand explains why the actors’ union supports it. The Screen Industry Workers bill rolls back some of the worst aspects
Singapore Supreme Court dismisses Singh Brothers' appeal against HC order
The Singapore Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by erstwhile Ranbaxy Laboratories' former promoters Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh against a High Court order that declined to set aside an
Murder hornets resurface in Washington state and Canada
Murder hornets have resurfaced in Washington state and appear to have reached British Columbia in Canada, officials said.
Stephen Jackson, 'twin' of George Floyd, speaks at rally after police officer charged with murder
Stephen Jackson, a 14-year NBA veteran who became friends with George Floyd while growing up in Texas, spoke at a rally in memory of Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in police custody after pleading that he could not breathe.
Downtown shows resiliency
Coming off record attendance at public events in 2019, the Downtown Vernon Association has faced unexpected challenges – as has the rest of the world – in 2020.
Killing of 26 Bangladeshis in Libya: Dhaka for quick probe, punishment of killers
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday said the government demanded the Libyan authorities quickly investigate and punish those who killed 26 Bangladeshis and four Africans in a “revenge attack”.
Sweden’s Economy Grew In Q1 In Absence Of Lockdown
Sweden reported its gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 0.4 percent from January through March, perhaps as a result of not imposing a full lockdown.
Gigabyte Unveils Pricing For Its AMD B550 Motherboards – Options Range From $99 To $279 For AMD’s Ryzen CPUs
A Gigabyte community manager on Reddit posted a sheet with all of the pricing of the AMD B550 motherboards ranging from $99 to $279.
7 Players Who Had Drug Problems
After a footballer recently revealed that he sold his FIFA Club World Cup medal for cocaine, here are seven more players who struggled with drug issues during their playing days, including a Kaizer Chiefs legend.
Not the time for bold predictions, Ross Cronje warns
Exciting times lie ahead for South African rugby, according to Ross Cronje, and the Lions will be ready regardless of who they face when play resumes.
“Sour Candy”: Collab between Lady Gaga and BLACKPINK sets new records on YouTube
Even before the arrival of Lady Gaga's new album, “Chromatica”, to streaming platforms and digital stores, her collaborative song with BL…
276 stranded sailors return home
NT NETWORK Vasco A special repatriation flight from Rome in Italy brought 276 stranded Indian seafarers to Goa in the wee hours of Friday. According to
Lenovo launches new phone models, range of smart home devices for the first time
Lenovo will re-enter the smartphone market in the Philippines this week, with the launch of three new models: the Lenovo K5 Play, the Lenovo K5 Pro, and the Lenovo S5 Pro.
‘A broken piece of jade’: the turbulent future of Hong Kong
The city’s unique role as a halfway house between China and the rest of the world is now under threat
FDI inflows from Caymans triple
FDI inflows from Singapore fell to $14.7 bn in FY20 from $16.2 bn in the previous year, but held on to its No.1 ranking
Duchess of York praises daughter on postponed wedding day
The coronavirus outbreak led to Princess Beatrice and her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi postponing their nuptials.
Shreyas Talpade Says Actors Don’t Have The Option Of Working From Home, Starts Online Theatre
The Hindi film industry has been severely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in India. While some professions have the option of working from home, actor Shreyas Talpade points out that actors do not. So Shreyas started an online theatre a month into the lockdown.
AT&T: The HBO Max Launch Was A Disaster
The HBO Max launch was an utter disaster. Pricing, content and distribution all did not add up and failed to generate any excitement. Without Roku and Amazon Fi
Businesses Must Start Paying Towards Furlough Scheme From August, Chancellor Rishi Sunak Says
Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will enable businesses to bring back staff part time from July and introduce a taper requiring firms to contribute to...
10 Luxury Hotels In Delhi Offer Paid Quarantine To Mild Symptomatic Patients; Details Inside
Delhi Health Department said patients with mild symptoms or pre-symptomatic cases are allowed to be 'home quarantined', and such people will be allowed to quarantine themselves at 10 designated hotels on a payment basis.
Malaysia reports 103 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's health ministry reported 103 new COVID-19 cases on Friday (May 29), bringing the national total to 7,732. For the ...
GDP Growth Rate In FY20 Better Than Expected At 4.2 Per Cent; 4th Quarter Growth Rate Plummets To 3.1 Per Cent
As per the data released by the government, India reported a better than expected growth of 4.2 per cent in FY20, reports India Today. Although the figure marks the lowest growth rate in 11 years, the performance is higher than what many experts had forecast.
We'll deal Ladakh standoff with China: India to US
India on Friday conveyed to the US that it was eyeing to resolve the military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh through existing bilateral mechanisms, sending a clear message to Washington for the...
Majority of NBA GMs vote to restart season by going straight to playoffs
In a survey of all 30 NBA general managers, which was viewed by ESPN, 16 said they would prefer the league come back with just the typical 16 playoff teams, with the teams and seeds based on the standings when the season was suspended March 12.
Breaking down Biden's Top 4 VP picks with Karl Rove and Leslie Marshall
Fox News contributors Karl Rove and Leslie Marshall share their insights on four of Biden's potential VP picks.
Gary Neville identifies value that Manchester United can never lose
Manchester United have a proud history of utilising academy players and Gary Neville believes this value can never be lost
Shadow chancellor says firms getting Covid help should pay back society
Anneliese Dodds told people in County Durham there should be a new social contract with firms that have been supported through the crisis.
1,000-year-old Viking boat found buried on Norwegian island
May 29 (UPI) -- Officials in a Norwegian county announced a 1,000-year-old Viking ship has been found buried on the same island where a ship of similar vintage was found six months earlier.
Sarah Sanders: 'We all need to come together,' George Floyd's family must get justice
Fox News contributor Sarah Sanders said on Friday that President Trump was correct to call the FBI to expedite the investigation into the killing of George Floyd to get justice for his family.
USC Law Prof Jody Armour: Black Lives Matter Highway Protest Caused by 'Festering Wounds'
University of Southern California Law School Professor Jody Armour recently defended a highway protest by Black Lives Matter activists in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, hundreds of protesters blocked traffic on the 101 freeway to bring attention to the death of George Floyd. According to Armour, the protest shows the "festering wounds that haven't actually healed over time here in LA."
WHO, 37 countries launch alliance to share tools to battle COVID-19
ZURICH (Reuters) - Thirty-seven countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) appealed on Friday for common ownership of vaccines, medicines and diagnostic tools to tackle the global coronavirus pandemic, taking aim at patent laws they fear could become a barrier to sharing crucial supplies.
Only 2 of YouTube's earliest employees are still at the company — here's what YouTube's first 10 employees are up to now
YouTube has come a long way since 2005. Back then, YouTube had only 10 employees, plus cofounders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen.
Onision finds a home on OnlyFans after getting banned from Patreon
People have been pushing YouTube to deplatform him for months, after allegations of grooming.
More than 1.65 lakh people travelled in 2,198 flights since resumption of services
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, who has been sharing daily updates on the numbers of flights and flyers, said, 'Our airports continue to function smoothly.' So far, 16 asymptomatic passengers on seven different flights have tested positive for the novel coronavirus after landing in their respective destina
'There was this superior attitude': Nine boss lifts lid on NRL negotiations
Nine boss Hugh Marks provides an insight into one of the most turbulent sports rights negotiations in the country's history.
Best laptop for programming in 2020: top picks for coders, developers and sysadmins
If you're looking for the best laptop for programming on, you've come to the right place. These are our top picks for the best laptops for programmers.
Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Govt increases honorarium for doctors on contract and bond
On Friday, the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government announced a substantial hike in the honorarium of doctors serving their bonds to bring it at par with doctors working on contract basis. "This will further strengthen their resolve in this war against COVID-19," said the Chief Minister.
Climate change forces Sami reindeer herders to adapt
Once, the lynx, wolverines and eagles that preyed on their animals were the main concern for reindeer herders as they moved them to find food in the winter.
Vandals are repeatedly draining part of the Erewash Canal and nobody knows why
'I honestly can’t begin to understand what’s going through the vandals' minds'
South Korea limits school numbers over virus spike
South Korea on Friday imposed limits on the number of pupils going to schools in and around Seoul as officials scramble to tackle fresh coronavirus cases that threaten the country's success in containing the epidemic.
Apex court to hear Mistry’s plea for seat on Tata Sons board
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear ousted Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry’s petition seeking a “proportionate” representation for Shapoorji Pallonji Group (SP Group) on Tata Sons board.The SP
Cryptocurrency Exchange & Custodian Gemini Announces New Partnership With Samsung
Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Thursday it is collaborating with Samsung Electronics to power the Sam
Melvin Gordon brutally shades Chargers: ‘Didn’t have fans anyway’
No fans, no problem. With the coronavirus pandemic threatening live sports attendance, new Broncos running back Melvin Gordon says that he’s prepared to deal with that fallout having played for
UK plans new 5G club of 10 countries, including India, to reduce reliance on China, says report
The British government has approached the US with the prospect of creating a 5G club of 10 democracies, including India, amid growing security concerns related to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, according to a UK media report.
Low Q4 growth telling commentary on economic mismanagement of BJP govt: P Chidambaram
"Remember, this is pre-lockdown. Of the 91 days of Q4, lockdown applied to only 7 days," the former finance minister said.
Stripped of billionaire status
Forbes magazine, which once declared Kylie Jenner a billionaire on its cover, says she no longer deserves the title, but Jenner is pushing back.
HBO Max May Never Come To The UK, But There Are Still Ways To Watch The Shows
HBO Max is the latest streaming platform to compete with Netflix, Disney +, Amazon Prime and more for our viewing loyalty. Created by WarnerMedia Entertainment, it's the third HBO streaming service from the American television network. It features a…
ESAF Small Finance Bank Q4 results: Net profit zooms two-folds to Rs 190 crore
The bank's advances grew 37 per cent to Rs 6,818 crore with deposit rising 63 per cent to Rs 7,028 crore.
'MPs must recognise Mnangagwa'
ALL Members of Parliament - including those from the opposition - will now be expected to recognise President Emmerson Mnangagwa following the adoption of new r...
EXPLAINED: 447 Missing Covid-19 Cases in Total Tally
Dr. Patrick Amoth further stated that there were 140 individuals who'd been classified under the critical group because of...
Crisis growing as GDP data signals weakening demand, growth impulses
India's economy was already slowing down before it entered the Covid-19 year of 2020-21, writes D K Srivastava.
Line of Duty’s Martin Compston got tattoo to prove love for wife – because he’s scared of US gun-toting mother-in-law
MARTIN Compston has revealed he got a tattoo to prove his love for his wife because he was frightened of her gun-toting mum. The Scots actor said he was intimidated by American partner Tianna’…
'A tarnish' - Former Nottingham Forest midfielder lays into ex-Reds teammate Pierre van Hooijdonk
Carlton Palmer doesn't hold back when discussing the Dutchman's decision to strike while at Forest
Why Ben Roethlisberger has big effect on NFL point spreads
LAS VEGAS — If nothing changes between now and September, the Pittsburgh Steelers plan to get a big boost from a new and improved Ben Roethlisberger. All reports are positive regarding
Credit card, personal and MSME loans fall up to 10% during coronavirus lockdown
This is despite the borrowers opting for loan moratorium, which ideally increases the outstanding loan book because the deferred interest and principal get added to the loan amount
Gogglebox stars Jenny and Lee share tearful message for fans after series 15 finale
Best pals and Gogglebox favourites Jenny Newby and Lee Riley have shared a tearful message for fans on Twitter.
Samsung Exclusive Stores in India are now certified for safety by Suraksha
Every Samsung Exclusive Store in India is now Suraksha-certified to ensure consumer safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Suraksha (meaning 'protection' in Hindi) is a public private initiative that a
The man leading the fight for Australia's second airline
Virgin Australia has been the highest-profile victim of COVID-19. And its collapse has thrown the formerly under-the-radar Vaughan Strawbridge into the spotlight.
105 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported in Clark County
Clark County reported 105 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death over the preceding day, according to data posted Friday by the Southern Nevada Health District.
Gyms in Kamloops, Okanagan adjusting to new normal; others never will
Some gyms in the Thompson-Okanagan are already filled with the sound of clanking weights and the hum of cardio machines, while some are still working out ho
Burundi first lady hospitalised in Nairobi: government sources
Burundi's first lady was in hospital in Nairobi on Friday, after being flown in on a late-night medical flight, according to sources at the airport and in the presidency. First lady Denise Bucumi was flown out of Burundi on a Pilatus plane by the AMREF air ambulance service, according to a source
Fishers confirm immediate closure of its Perth laundry
“This has been an incredibly hard decision, closing a good laundry and losing great people, many with long service"
Twitter finally lets you schedule tweets
Twitter has updated its desktop app, granting web-users the ability to schedule tweets natively. Previously, users had to resort to more powerful tools like Tweetdeck.
Federal government extends ban on large cruise ships operating in Canadian waters until end of October
In March the government barred ships with more than 500 passengers until July 1
Interview and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Kat Lock releases coronavirus quarantine album 'an existence'
With so many significant life changes, the independent musician was able to release this month her latest album, "an existence," a seven-track solo collection that has her tapping into her deepest roots, from her longtime admiration of Fiona Apple to her childhood spent performing with Norman's Sooner Theatre.
'This is a disaster': Right-wing militia group calls on Trump to retract tweet on Minneapolis protests
The Oath Keepers said President Trump went too far with his tweets about the protests in Minneapolis over George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody.
China faces mounting pressure over Hong Kong security law
China faced growing international pressure Friday over its move to impose a security law on Hong Kong that critics say will destroy the city's ...
Report: Darren Till vs. Robert Whittaker targeted for UFC event in July
A middleweight fight between Darren Till and Robert Whittaker has been rebooked.
Two-year-old girl fighting for life after falling 40ft from bedroom window
The toddler was airlifted to hospital after the tragic incident which is being described as a "co...
Dentists warn of delays to reopening surgeries after surprise statement
Don’t expect to be back in the dentist’s chair on Monday week - that was the blunt warning from local surgeries after the government announced dental services could restart from June 8.
[Video] Latest ‘The Last of Us Part II’ Developer Diary Focuses on the Game’s World
Hot on the heels of the 20 minutes of new gameplay footage revealed during their State of Play event, Sony Interactive and Naughty Dog have released a third developer diary for the highly-anticipated The Last of Us Part II. The new entry in the making-of series discusses how Naughty Dog is “bringing the world and […]
FG asks India to account for Nigerian ‘beaten to death’
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has asked the Indian authorities to account for the death of one of its citizens in the Asian country.On Thu
‘Good leaders do not plan for the next elections; they plan for the next generations’- Gov Emmanuel
Akwa Ibom state governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel has called on citizens of the state to involve themselves in constructive criticism, instead of intentionally manufacturing falsehood and slanderous articles.
Best web development tools of 2020: software platforms for website developers
Grab the right tools to get web development done without breaking a sweat, covering everything from design and coding platforms.
Gold Price News and Forecast: XAU/USD at yesterday’s high [Video]
The outlook for gold remains on a knife edge. Following the rebound from $1693 on Wednesday the market has rallied back into the resistance around the
CNN crew covering racial unrest released after arrest
CNN said a producer and a camera operator working with Jimenez were also arrested. The crew was later released.
The key questions on the impact of coronavirus on cricket
England hope to squeeze in a near full international campaign despite the lengthy setbacks faced by the sport.
We must create more jobs, not give extra money to public servants
Public sector pay rises in the middle of a global pandemic do not benefit the 8 million people of NSW, many of whom are suffering right now.
Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 5.45% in April: Labour ministry data
Lauding the efforts of the Labour Bureau which collects and released Consumer Price Index-Industrial Workers (CPI-IW), Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said the 'cost of living index' data collection and release by the bureau in these difficult times during the lockdown is commendable and would go a long way to help in policy making in the country.
CIL's coal quota under e-auction for non-power sector up 3-folds in Apr
The scheme was launched in 2015-16 to make coal available to non-power consumers, including captive power plants
Arrow Video Bringing Vin Diesel Creature Feature ‘Pitch Black’ to 4K Ultra HD This Summer!
Arrow Video breaks into the 4K Ultra HD arena with the upcoming release of Pitch Black, the horror/sci-fi movie from 2000 that introduced us to Vin Diesel‘s Richard B. Riddick. The character, a Furyan convict-turned-antihero monster-slayer, subsequently appeared in 2004’s The Chronicles of Riddick and 2013’s Riddick. A fourth film is currently in the works. […]
7 Stocks to Buy to Ride the Vegan Wave
Plant-based foods have become big business in America. And these food stocks to buy show that America is crazy about meatless alternatives.
THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting online grocery into the spotlight in the US — here are the players that will emerge at the top of the market
This report looks at the state of online grocery adoption before the shopping method became vital to many consumers amid the pandemic.
African Union chief condemns US police killing of George Floyd
The head of the African Union Commission has condemned the killing by police of an unarmed black man in the US state of Minnesota which has sparked protests across the country.
Efforts still underway to get Iran to release black boxes from downed Ukrainian airliner: Garneau
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was hit by two Iranian missiles shortly after takeoff from Tehran airport, killing all 176 on board, including 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents
Bricks and slaughter as CBDs turn to ghost towns
Billions of dollars are up in smoke in the office heartlands of Australia's biggest cities after workers fled to escape the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus, leaving investors wondering if the sector can ever regain its reputation as a defensive yield play.
Franchise cricket's best buys for the coming season
Non-contact sports' resumption of training has brought with it a sense of anticipation for next season starting on time and franchise's have been busy reinforcing their squads.
Twitter finally lets you schedule tweets
Twitter has updated its desktop app, granting web-users the ability to schedule tweets natively. Previously, users had to resort to more powerful tools like Tweetdeck.
The problem with 'shielding' people from coronavirus? It's almost impossible
We can’t simply ‘cocoon’ our most vulnerable when they rely on others for care and services, say public health academics Devi Sridhar and Yasmin Rafiei
US floats plan to expel thousands of Chinese college students
In the latest sign of tensions between the United States and Beijing over trade, the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and the status of Hong Kong, the Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at universities in the US and impose other sanctions against Chinese officials.
Millions of BN(O)s in Hong Kong could be eligible for UK citizenship
The Government estimates there are around 2.9 million BN(O)s currently in Hong Kong.
Get an intimate tour of Lisa Waup's artist studio on Instagram Live
In collaboration with the NGV, Indigenous artist Lisa Waup is opening up her studio for a virtual tour.
PlayStation 5 Compatibility Is To Be Added To PS4 Titles Starting From July; Updates To Existing Titles Are “Strongly Recommended”
All PlayStation 4 games will have to feature full PlayStation 5 compatibility starting from July, with updates to existing games being strongly recommended
Microsoft and Google collaborate on bringing Windows Spellcheck to Chromium-based browsers
Microsoft, in collaborationg with Google, brings the Windows Spellcheck feature to Chromium-based browsers like Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.
Deadly drunk gets 17 years
A South Carolina man convicted of driving under the influence for a fourth time was sentenced to 17 years in prison in connection with a crash last year that left a 66-year-old man dead.
Plan for stronger care homes lockdown to stop coronavirus spread 'was rejected'
A proposal put forward by Public Health England urging for a stronger lockdown of care homes was rejected by the Government, before 10,000 residents died of Covid-19
The end of Hong Kong?
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei believes a newly passed national security law for Hong Kong augurs the end for the semi-autonomous city.
A38 carriageway in Plymouth closed after car bursts into flames
Fire crews, police and Highways England Traffic Officers were called to blaze between Forder Valley and Manadon
Lockdown woes: Bengal migrants travel with co-passenger's dead body for over 20 hours
The passengers sought help from Odisha police at two places but they were reportedly not entertained.
Budget deficit hits $40b and still rising
The federal budget deficit had blown out to $40 billion by the end of April, as coronavirus emergency spending began to kick in and tax revenue was squeezed.
Lagos BRT increases fares by 50%
Samson Folarin Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Bus Rapid Transport, have said fares will increase by about 50 per cent. The compan...
Donald Trump signs executive order targeting Twitter after fact-checking row
Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting Twitter, after the US President was embodied in a fact-checking row with the social media company. US president, Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms, a
Bluffers guide: Is the drive-in making a comeback?
With cinemas closed during the pandemic, drive-ins that have stayed open around the world have been doing well.
Obituary: Nagasaki survivor loved life — and won our hearts
Rudi Hoenson had every reason to be an angry man. Taken prisoner as an 18-year-old Dutch soldier in what is now Indonesia, he spent the last 3 1/2 years of the Second World War in slave labour in . . .
Non-essential shops to reopen: What shops will it include and when will it happen?
The government has unveiled a full list of the shops which will be allowed to reopen in England under new guidelines from 15 June. The measures are part of the second phase in Boris Johnson’s roadmap
'A world of uncertainty': Waratahs sweat on revised broadcast deal as changes loom
Until Rugby Australia can provide greater clarity on a new broadcast deal with Fox Sports, the Waratahs and other franchises will remain in limbo.
'A world of uncertainty': Waratahs sweat on revised broadcast deal as changes loom
Until Rugby Australia can provide greater clarity on a new broadcast deal with Fox Sports, the Waratahs and other franchises will remain in limbo.
Letters May 29: Play nice; think of others; WorkSafe investing
Amid the pandemic, please play nice The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in people being grumpy, rude and downright nasty. Drivers run red lights and stop signs, people in stores get all upset if . . .
Gaffe: Red faces in MHA as whiskey photo uploaded on it's official Facebook page
The other photographs showed NDRF men in orange gear removing an uprooted tree in Deulpur area of Howrah.
Shohei Ohtani quickly attracts big following on Instagram
Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani made a splash on social media Thursday with the launch of an official Instagram account, instantly gaining a large number
On this day in sport: Man Utd win first European Cup, Halladay's perfect game
May 29 is a meaningful date in Manchester United's illustrious history, as well as being a memorable one for Roy Halladay and John Stockton.
Man accused of cheating firm of $900,000 in Covid-19-related scam
A man suspected of defrauding an overseas distribution firm of more than US$646,000 (S$917,000) was charged yesterday with one count of cheating, in one of the biggest scams related to the Covid-19 outbreak here. On April 30, Singaporean Chee Jian Rong allegedly duped Mr...
Fugitive killer’s dad placed on peace bond
The father of fugitive killer Bryer Schmegelsky has been placed on a 12-month peace bond after pleading guilty to sending harassing and threatening emails to a deputy minister in the provincial . . .
Weekly Sentiment Indicators Improving
33.07% of respondents in AAII's weekly sentiment survey reported as bullish this week, up from 29% last week. After the 1.17-percentage point decline to 42.13%
Morning top 5: COVID-19 latest; Brexit memo; and Women's Aid calls
The two-week quarantine period for people arriving into Ireland from abroad may be lifted for som...
High risk of T20 World Cup being postponed but optimistic about India series: Cricket Australia
CA chief executive remained uncertain about the big-ticket event going ahead due to the global travel restrictions in place in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The future of online higher education in Pakistan
Some claim that infrastructure, access to technology and connectivity are not set up to equitably meet...
New Google tool helps you enforce social distancing with your camera
Google has launched a new experimental web-app dubbed Sodar that uses augmented reality to help you enforce social distancing in public.
Reappraising Ugwuanyi’s five-year stewardship amid Covid-19
Gov. Ugwuanyi has ensured an enduring peace in the state, a cherished feat that has made it possible for the state’s political leaders to unite and....
External borrowings to rescue as Senate cuts 2020 budget to N10.509 trillion
The Federal Government yesterday changed the earlier plan of drastically slashing the 2029 passed budget of N10.594trillion to N9trillion by reducing it with just about N85billion through a new proposal of N10.509trillion .
Car used in foiled Pulwama attack was owned by Hizb militant: police
The vehicle belonged to Hidayatullah Malik, an active Hizb-ul Mujahideen militant, from Shopian's Sharatpora.
'Chhori': Nushrat Bharucha to star in Hindi remake of Marathi horror flick 'Lapachhapi'
'Chhori' is being helmed by Vishal Furia and produced by Abundantia Entertainment and Crypt TV.
‘We’re Fed Up With it’: Trump Signs Order To Make Bias Accused Social Media Giants Liable For Their Content
Two days after Twitter introduced fact checks that showed up on US President Donald Trump's tweets, Trump on Thursday (28 May) signed an executive order threatening to slash protections for social media companies.
COVID-19: China evacuates 325 of its citizens from Nigeria
France, the UK, and the US are among the countries that have also evacuated their nationals from Nigeria since the beginning of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic.
What days and times the PL games will be played and on what channels, upon June 17 return
Yesterday, the Premier League agreed upon a return on June 17, with the Reds possibly able to secure the title on June 20 should Arsenal beat Manchester City in the first game back. For Liverpool, …
Huge congestion on Delhi-Gurgaon road after Haryana seals borders over Covid spread
Videos from the Delhi-Gurgaon border showed many cars and vehicles stranded on the Delhi-Gurgaon connecting road after Haryana sealed the borders with Delhi.
The great Gadsby makes America grate again
In her new show Douglas, comedian Hannah Gadsby challenges the audience to unpack their own prejudices.
Ulefone Discounts Its Smartphones Up To 50%
Ulefone has decided to discount a couple of its smartphones up to 50%. The devices have been discounted in the company’s official store, by the way.
FM Qureshi chides India for toying with risky military concepts
“Pakistan has demonstrated its commitment to peace and stability by putting forward the proposal for a Strategic Restraint Regime."
Meizu dual-screen smartphone leak shows rounded secondary screen and Samsung chipset
Meizu, which recently launched its flagship Meizu 17th smartphone in its home country China. The company has worked on some interesting smartphone designs and now a smartphone with dual display setup has been leaked online. The leaked image shows that the phone has a secondary screen on the back panel. It also shows that the …
One way Joe Flacco can stop any Jets’ QB controversy chatter
Here’s how the Jets’ signing of Joe Flacco to be Sam Darnold’s backup is going to work best: If Flacco makes it work. On paper, the acquisition looks like the perfect move as insurance for the
French carmaker Renault announces 15,000 job cuts worldwide
PARIS — Struggling French carmaker Renault on Friday announced 15,000 job cuts worldwide as part of a 2 billion-euro cost-cutting plan over three years.
Rising Up To The Challenge: How Indian Railways Has Become PPE Self-Reliant
Indian Railways is now manufacturing its own high-quality PPEs and other protective gear at affordable cost.
Hales overlooked as England call up 14 uncapped players for group training
Will Jacks, Dan Lawrence, Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Henry Brookes are among the uncapped players called up by England.
Google Maps made easy: How to search and share your location even without an address
Google has announced that it is making it easier for Google Maps users to share Plus Codes with others.
Media members react to arrest of CNN crew: 'Unacceptable attack on the free press'
Media members reacted swiftly on Friday after Minnesota State police arrested CNN reporter Omar Jimenez.
Lifetime community rating cited for rise in low cover health plan purchases
Research suggests many first time buyers bought cheap plans with limited benefits
TikTok maker ByteDance looks to shift power out of China amid rising global tensions
TikTok’s poaching of Disney’s Kevin Mayer to be its CEO was just the most visible part of a broader strategy by its Chinese owner to shift its centre of power away from China at a time of rising global tensions, several people familiar with the plans said.
Media literacy lessons a must for schools
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of teaching students the difference between real and fake or misleading news say the authors of a new report into news media literacy education.
Days after it pulled up Gujarat govt over Covid situation, HC bench changed
The change in the judges’ roster comes abruptly on the last working day of the week when it is due to hear the public interest litigation (PIL) on all issues pertaining to Covid-19. The PIL was being heard by a division bench headed by Justice Pardiwala, along with Justice Ilesh Vora, since May 11.
FG gives update on programme to employ 774,000 Nigerians
The federal government on Thursday, May 28, gave an update about its plan to employ at 1,000 persons from each of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
MIT elects first black female student body president in the school’s 159-year history
Danielle Geathers made history this week becoming MIT’s first black student body president in the school’s 159-year history.
Space Force review – Steve Carell parody fails to reach orbit
Unfunny, nowhere near as bonkers as the real thing and saved only by John Malkovich, who knows what planet the makers of this Trump-adjacent satire were on
F1 teams may bring a maximum of 80 people to the tracks
Because of the pandemic, teams with significantly fewer personnel will be present on the tracks, in order to limit the chance of spread as much as possible. The FIA has now determined how many men each team is allowed to bring and there are fewer than before. The paddock will therefore be a quiet environment for the coming season.
Nepali Sherpa wait, grow potatoes as Himalayas remain closed due to coronavirus
Had it not been for the coronavirus, Nepali climbing guide Tashi Lakpa Sherpa would have been on Mount Everest now, guiding clients and trying to add another feather in his cap - a ninth ascent. But
Coronavirus: Pilot flew to Anglesey 'to go to the beach'
Airfield staff thought the pilot made an emergency landing but he came to enjoy the coast, a report says.
Trump is desperate to punish Big Tech but has no good way to do it
Trump's executive order shows how little power the president has over Silicon Valley.
Minneapolis cop seen kneeling on George Floyd charged with murder
May 29 (UPI) -- A former Minneapolis police officer seen kneeling on the neck of George Floyd before he died during an arrest this week has been charged with murder, Minnesota prosecutors said Friday.
AMD Stock May Look Weak, but There’s Still Lots of Opportunity
It’s had a great run and there’s now evidence of better things to come, but AMD stock investors need to respect a good defensive game first.
Teacher, four others killed as gunmen attack Plateau community
James Abraham, Jos Five people have been killed by gunmen who attacked a food joint in Miango Community, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. It was learnt that the victims were eati...
Here are the new NFL rules for 2020, as approved by team owners
There will be no onside kick alternative for 2020, but these new rules did pass.
'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scrap BRI deal with China if elected
Opposition Leader Michael O'Brien said the Belt and Road Initiative with China was not in the state's interest and he would abolish it, if elected.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Open stays on course in 2020 calendar; European Tour comes up with modest schedule
Though Keith Pelley, CEO of the European Tour, did not reveal any dates – he released dates only for the initial UK swing of six events and four Rolex events - the Hero Indian Open could come onto the calendar sometime in late October-early November.
No leaderdership, no logic, no urgency - the EFL's handling of this crisis has been shambolic
League One clubs will not vote on the future of their season for at least another 11 days, and the EFL has all-but guaranteed the campaign will be cut short
ICSI to conduct online classes for CSEET aspirants
The online classes will begin from June 1. The CS Executive exam will now be held on July 17
Boyd Gaming: Vegas Locals Market Spurt Will Drive Faster Recovery Than Strip After June 4th Reopening
The Las Vegas locals market has been one of the strengths of Boyd. Demos suggest a quicker revenue recovery than strip properties. Pre-virus growth showed balan
Football is back – but how will it work?
Two midweek matches will take place before the first full round of games over the weekend of June 19-21.
Chevy Working On A Secret New Sports Car
Although all-electric vehicles currently account for a very low percentage of total vehicle sales in the US...
Uber Says AB5 Could Cost 158,000 Drivers Their Jobs
If Uber is forced to classify drivers in California as employees, 158,000 will be out of work, the company said. Passengers could see prices rise by 120 percent.
Religious leaders plan events to remember UK coronavirus victims
Christians and Muslims say it will be necessary for people to come together to mourn
Prosecutors do not announce charges in George Floyd's death but say 'justice will be served'
Prosecutors looking at the death of George Floyd on Thursday asked the people of Minneapolis for patience while they investigate the case that has riled the city and the nation.
Labour ministry to provide free skills training to job seekers registered on National Career Service portal
The training will encompass modules on corporate etiquette, improving inter personal skills, making impactful presentation including other necessary soft skills needed by the industry. The training module is available in two languages, Hindi and English, on the NCS portal.
Goldman’s Eccentric Couch-Surfing Trader Plans a Credit Fund
Not many Goldman Sachs partners seek out citizenship in a tiny Caribbean island to speed through airports. Ali Meli wasn’t your typical Goldman partner.
India weeds out 27 highly toxic pesticides
Decades of lobbying by rights activists and environmentalists to ban hazardous pesticides in India that are prohibited elsewhere in the world appear to be making progress following a 14 May government ...
SC to hear plea seeking replacement of word India with 'Bharat' on June 2
The petition was listed for hearing on Friday before the apex court but it got deleted from the list as Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde was not available.
Lockdown 4.0 May Be Last Of Its Kind; Economic Revival Is Now Everybody’s Priority
We should see June as the transition month for a changeover from Lockdown 4.0 to Revival 1.0.
Indian Dancing Duo ‘Bad Salsa’ Steals The Show On America’s Got Talent With Their Electrifying Performance-VIDEO
Indian dance pair ‘Bad Salsa’ wowed everyone on the premiere of America’s Got Talent season 15, and received a standing ovation from the audience as well as the judges. The video is going viral on social media, you just can't miss it!
Williams says any team sale would be to secure F1 future
LONDON (Reuters) - Williams are prepared to end decades of family control and sell the struggling Formula One team to secure its future after tough times on and off the track, deputy principal Claire Williams said on Friday.
CNN reporter, crew freed after being arrested while covering George Floyd protests
A CNN reporter and his crew have been released from custody after being arrested live on-air Friday morning while covering the ongoing protests in Minneapolis over the police-involved killing of George Floyd.
Glamorous sisters who took turns slapping an ex-boyfriend they ran into during a drunken birthday party walk free from court after admitting they let their 'emotions overflow'
Irene Koukounaris, 25, and her sister Nansia Koukounaris, 23, faced Waverley Court for their 'slap attack' on Michael Ensor during a birthday party at Bondi Beach Public Bar.
Gardai appeal for witnesses in connection with Darndale shooting
On Thursday, May 14, a male in his late teens was wounded after a shooting in the Darndale area o...
You can now get a delivery even if supermarkets have no slots free
The service allows you to get someone else to do your shopping and bring it to your house
Minnesota native Pete Hegseth reacts to riots: The state has 'no strong leadership'
Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth said on Friday that there is no strong leadership in Minnesota to squelch the Minneapolis riots that have raged after the killing of George Floyd.
UK government launches fund to boost smart device security
It's estimated that there could be as many as 75 billion connected devices worldwide by 2025, but the increased popularity of 'smart' equipment comes with risk as many products currently on sale lack basic cybersecurity.
PUBG Mobile Lite BC generator: All you need to know
The PUBG Mobile Lite BC generator is illegal. Players caught using it may face a permanent ban.
Wheelbarrow agents ferry food to the needy
More than 186 wheelbarrow agents ensured recipients got their food parcels delivered to their door. Wheelbarrows are now seen as an essential service item as they play a huge role in aiding with food distribution.
Oppo Band listed on TMall, JD & official website, Launching in June
Yesterday, Oppo Band EVA Limited Edition was revealed by the company along with other accessories to celebrate 25th anniversary of Neon Genesis Evangelion anime. We thought it was the first time the brand has showcased the Oppo Band. But it turns out it had already teased the regular version last week and the listings for …
The Flaming Lips & Kacey Musgraves Collaborate on New Song "Flowers of Neptune 6"
The Flaming Lips have returned with a new single titled "Flowers of Neptune 6."
Shoalhaven Zoo lion attack leaves woman critically injured
A woman has been attacked by a lion at Shoalhaven Zoo on the NSW south coast. The woman has injuries to her neck and back.
Mahathir vows to challenge expulsion from his own party
Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and four other former members have promised to challenge their removal from the Bersatu party.
Twitter hides Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’
May 29 (Reuters) - Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump on Friday, accusing him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence" in a message that said looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.
Euro Fight Flashback: Fabian Edwards’ upkicks lead to KO at Bellator Birmingham
The middleweight prospect gave his hometown crowd something to shout about when he delivered one of his most memorable finishes to date.
Swiss National Bank Has $3.19 Billion Holdings in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)
Swiss National Bank increased its position in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 23.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,635,551 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 309,700 shares during the period. Amazon.com comprises about 3.4% of Swiss National […]
LANE: Remember Oak Apple Day, England's Non-Socialist May Day
While international socialism has misappropriated May Day, a conservative Spring celebration alternative remains half-forgotten.
Pitso Vs Komphela – The Lockdown Transformation Battle
The nationwide lockdown has resulted in a number coaches and players sporting new looks with no hairstyling and grooming services available, and both Steve Komphela and Pitso Mosimane have showcased new appearances. Who, though, has the better look?
Facebook Launches 'Venue' Live Sports Companion App
The New Product Experimentation team from Facebook has launched Venue, a new app for interacting around live events.
Satellite images show mid-May activity at Chinese base
Satellite images analysed by India Today's Open Source Intelligence Team (OSINT) show movement of large vehicles at the Chinese post in Aksai Chin, the part of Ladakh region occupied by Beijing since the 1962 conflict with India.
Sebi imposes Rs 28 lakh fine on 14 individuals for fraudulent share trading
Sebi has levied Rs 28 lakh fine paid jointly or severally by 14 individuals.
Please don’t buy this $350 USB stick that allegedly protects you from 5G signals
There's a new USB stick on the market called 5GBioShield that claims to protect users from the supposed dangers of 5G. Please don't buy this product.
Travel industry using cleanliness, celebs to woo customers
NEW YORK/LONDON/BEIJING – Lysol is starring with celebrities and rock-bottom prices in the US$8 trillion (S$11.3t) global travel industry’s pitch to get people back on the road and in the air. What was scrubbed from view now leads marketing campaigns as cleanliness is...
Vietnamese cops bust $2.6bn online gambling ring
Vietnamese police have smashed a massive online card ring with revenues estimated at $2.6 billion, the biggest ever bust of its kind in a country where most gambling is banned but remains rampant.
Hundreds of troops deployed as angry U.S. anti-racism protests spread
Overnight demonstrators break through law enforcement barriers to overtake the Minneapolis police station where the 4 officers blamed for George Floyd's death are based
What's your preference? Chai or Coffee: Rahane asks fans
Off the field News: Is Ajinkya Rahane a tea person or does he prefer coffee more? India's Test vice-captain has left that question unanswered but on Friday, the ace batsm
Wish This Pension Could End Prejudice Too: Kashmiri Transgenders
After Raj Bhavan accorded sanction to a financial scheme for Kashmiri transgender community, many beleaguered members kept wondering about the perennial prejudice they face for having a different orientation
The death of George Floyd was an act of murder, plain and simple
The Minneapolis police department’s failure to arrest the officers responsible threatens our most basic sense of justice
Insider Shares What Patrick Mahomes’ Contract Extension Could Look Like
After one of the best three-year stretches to start an NFL career, Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes is ready for a new contract.
Diane Dodds says north faces 'long, hard road to recovery'
Economy minister Diane Dodds has warned the north faces a "long, hard road to recovery" as it battles the "economic shock" of the coronavirus lockdown.
Which European countries have opened their borders?
Want to make plans for the summer? Different countries across Europe are lifting their restrictions at different times. Here's what we currently know, country-by-country.
Quebec reports fewest new cases of COVID-19 since March 31 as total surpasses 50,000
There are 1,265 people being treated for COVID-19 in Quebec hospitals as of Friday, down 66 from the 1,331 reported Thursday. Of those in a hospital, 172 are in intensive care, down six from the 178 reported 24 hours earlier.
Sony post then remove the news that a “system update” is needed for backwards compatibility on PS5
Bit of an odd one here, the official PlayStation 5 website was updated and under the heading "Stunning games" the following text was posted.Marvel at incredible graphics and experience new PS5™
U.S. hospitals slash use of drug championed by Trump as coronavirus treatment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals said they have pulled way back on the use of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a COVID-19 treatment, after several studies suggested it is not effective and may pose significant risks.
India GDP growth slows to 3.1% in Q4 as Covid-19 lockdown hits economy
In the services sector, growth in the hotels and financial services sectors fell to 2.6 per cent and 2.4 per cent in the fourth quarter
Motel bought for fire victims
The provincial government has purchased a motel to house dozens of people displaced by a fire in Campbell River last month.
COVID-19 break a blessing in disguise, allowed me to reassess my game: Golfer Shubhankar Sharma
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma says the coronavirus-forced break has been a blessing in disguise as it helped him reassess his game and mental state ahead of the resumption of action at the European
Committee constituted to investigate plight of women in prisons
The committee shall submit its report on the matter within a period of four months.
Bajrang leader, 3 others booked for 'assaulting' boy, forcing him to chant "Jai Sriram" in Karnataka
A 25-year old local Bajrang Dal leader and three minor boys have been booked on charges of threatening and assaulting a boy and forcing him to chant 'Jai Sriram' in Dakshina Kannada district in
India’s housing sector facing its worst-ever crisis: CREDAI
IANS New Delhi Already reeling under liquidity concerns, low demand and high inventory levels, India’s housing sector is facing its biggest-ever crisis
Smoke from major Normandy fire visible from Jersey
A HUGE plume of smoke stretched across the sky to the south-east of Jersey today (29 May) after a large fire broke out at a recycling site in Normandy.
Senator Millicent Omanga Out of Deputy Speaker Race
The Senate clerk noted that the nominated senator had not followed the right procedure to...
“Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition” is releasing August 27
This upcoming remaster of the classic Final Fantasy game is set to launch later this summer, bringing cross- platform online play and progression, amongst other features.
Pak Leader Appeals To US Congress To Table Bill For Free Balochistan, Sindh On The Lines Of Tibet’s Freedom Bill
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain has appealed to the US Congress to table a bill for the independence of Balochistan and Sindh from Pakistan on the same lines as they introduced a bill on Tibet's freedom from China.
Theni CPI-(M) blames it on officials
THENIAccusing the district administration of ‘anti-people’ and ‘anti-poor,’ the cadre of Communist Party of India (Marxist) staged a demonstration in front of the Collectorate here on Friday.The peopl
Ecolab closes sale of Holchem Group to Kersia
Ecolab Inc. (St. Paul, Minn.) closed on the sale of Holchem Group Limited, a U.K.-based supplier of hygiene and cleaning products and services, to Kersia,
After gas leak tragedy, Bhopal victims fall prey to coronavirus
Victims of a horrifying 1984 gas leak in the Indian city of Bhopal, who have long suffered the debilitating fallout of the world's worst ...
Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list
The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.
Council may find it difficult to raise GST rates
IANS New Delhi The GST Council is unlikely to make major changes in the indirect tax structure at its next meeting slated mid June. A top government so
Microsoft Surface Book 4 Design Gets a Well-Deserved Makeover in Fresh Mockup – 15% Larger Trackpad, Compact Chassis, More
The Surface Book 3 features the same old chassis, but the Surface Book 4 design receives a massive change in the latest mockup
Roger Federer ranked by Forbes as sports' top earner at $106 million
Roger Federer earned $106 million pre-tax to helm the Forbes list, edging out Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, who have held the No. 1 spot in three of the past four years.
The new Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition laptop starts at $4299.99 USD
Razer yesterday announced the all-new Blade 15 Studio Edition with an impressive specs. First of all, this is not a laptop for regular consumers. Razer is targeting VFX artists, professional video editors and others in the creative field. This new Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition starts at $4299.99 USD / 4599.99 € MSRP and it […]
Logan Director Reveals Why Hugh Jackman Never Wore Wolverine’s Mask
Director James Mangold revealed why Hugh Jackman never put on the mask and confessed that he never believed Fox would greenlight his daring idea involving Professor X.
COVID-19 Tracker: Ulhasnagar crosses 300-mark; Badlapur, Ambernath witness a drop in numbers
With 33 new cases, Ulhasnagar's coronavirus tally zoomed past 300 on Friday. On the other hand, Badlapur reported two cases, while Ambernath had three cases of COVID-19.
Nottinghamshire Police respond to claim that gang violence will spill onto streets after lockdown eases
Concerns have been raised by the Police Federation that 'scores will be settled' once lockdown is lifted
North Korea declares 'sexual immorality' treason: Parents will be punished if 'decadent capitalist influences' like Japanese porn are allowed to influence teenagers
North Korea's ruling party has ordered a crackdown after noticing that 'more and more high school boys and girls are engaging in immoral sexual deviance' (file photo, students dance in Pyongyang).
Water And Wastewater Price Changes From 1 July 2020
Prices for water and wastewater services in Auckland will increase by 2.5 per cent from 1 July 2020.
Bihar: Major showdown between RJD MLAs, cops at Rabri Devi's residence over attack on RJD worker
RJD MLAs had a showdown with the police here on Friday when they were prevented from marching towards Gopalganj district to protest against the recent attack on a party worker in which a ruling JD(U)
Motorcyclist doing 60mph on a 30mph road is jailed after mowing down and killing French holidaymaker in front of her two teenage sons
A speeding motorcyclist who mowed down and killed a French tourist on Great Dover Street, in Borough, south London, in front of her two teenage sons has been jailed for 32 months.
Coronavirus ravages strategic Russian region
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The new coronavirus is sweeping through some of the mountain villages of Russia’s far-flung Dagestan region and they are struggling to treat patients properly, protect medics or even count the dead, five local officials said.
Twitter hides Trump tweet from public, says it glorifies violence
It came just hours after Trump signed an executive order threatening Silicon Valley social media firms with new regulations over free speech.
Google Has A New AR App That Makes It Easier To Socially Distance
Sometimes, gauging six feet is a bit tough to do. So Google decided to do something about it. Meet Google Sodar, which is an AR app that will help you do
Coronavirus Australia live updates: Virus protesters defy restrictions in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne
Hundreds of anti-vaccination, anti-5G, conspiracy theorist protesters have blocked a highway in Brisbane as similar protests took place in Melbourne and Sydney.
First Bell for online classes in Kerala schools from June 1
Sessions to be made available through KITE Victers channel and other mechanisms for all classes except class 11
Serbian President Says Will Attend Victory Day Parade in Moscow on 24 June
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic confirmed on Friday his plans to attend the military parade in Moscow on 24 June that will mark the 75th...
Libertex Parent Pays €160,000 to Settle Violations with CySEC
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has just announced that it has reached a settlement with Indication Investments Ltd, fining the firm €160,000.
EU Concerned Over Beijing's Move to Develop National Security Bill for Hong Kong
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European Union expresses grave concerns over Beijing's decision to develop a security bill for Hong Kong as it contradicts the Hong Kong Basic...
Why my supporters battered journalist, by Imo lawmaker
The member representing Obowo State Constituency in the Imo House of Assembly, Mr. Kennedy Ibeh, has explained why his supporters beat...
GST Council to meet next month; FinMin not for raising rates on non-essential items
If goods and services tax (GST) rates are increased on non-essential items, sources said it will further bring down their demand and impede the overall economic recovery.
'A lot of nurses don't have a work ethic': An Atlanta drug rehab clinic is accused of firing its nursing staff during the pandemic
The clinic's director described the staff as lazy and questioned why nurses were being hailed as heroes.
Q4 GDP reveals a sorry picture even before the onset of lockdown
With the coronavirus dragging the world economy into a recession, the Indian economy needs a more convincing stimulus than what has been unveiled so far
Britons clap their support for health workers
LONDON (Reuters) - Britons took to their doorsteps and balconies on Thursday to show their appreciation for health workers on the front line of the coronavirus crisis, in what could be the last such celebration.
Volkswagen invests 2 billion euros in Chinese electric vehicle sector
Volkswagen said on Friday it will invest around 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) in two Chinese companies in the electric vehicle sector, calling it "the world's biggest market".
Peet's Coffee raises $2.5 billion in an IPO despite the coronavirus pandemic
Peet's Coffee raised $2.5 billion in its initial public offering, one of the largest this year despite the coronavirus pandemic. The company an...
Nursing assistant, 31, who starred in 'stay home' poster dies of coronavirus
Denny Darby was killed by Covid-19 just weeks after appearing in the 'Stay home' poster aimed at saving lives
Four nations, four lockdowns: How different rules now apply in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (so who's following what science?)
Long-awaited changes are being made to the UK's coronavirus lockdown with the four Home Nations now adopting different approaches to the loosening of draconian rules.
FG to pay jobless youths N20,000 monthly to sweep markets, clear gutters
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja In a bid to curb the high rate of unemployment in the country, the Federal Government has rolled out a scheme which will see unemployed youths in rural areas earning N20,...
Robert Pattinson Spent Months Making ‘Tenet’ Not Even ‘Vaguely Understanding’ the Film
Pattinson needed help from co-star John David Washington to understand Christopher Nolan's new movie.
Spengler fifth in latest BMW outing in the IMSA iRacing Pro Series
This fifth race saw no less than five BMW M8 GTE cars finish in the top ten, with Bruno Spengler placing fifth in the race
EU expresses 'grave concern' over developments in Hong Kong
The EU’s Foreign Policy chief Josep Borrell defended the 'one country, two systems' principle but no sanctions against China have been put on the table.
Madhya Pradesh: Panic in Singrauli as more than 1000 bats found dead
Thousands of bats were found dead and lying on ground on Friday noon around the trees.
School reopening: 8 districts are yet to receive PPE deliveries in Gauteng
Eight districts in Gauteng are still waiting to receive personal protective equipment as schools prepare to reopen.
The Guardian view on wage subsidies: unemployment costs too
Editorial: Almost a third of the UK workforce are now reliant on government support for their income. If it is withdrawn while the economy is hibernating then joblessness will rise
There's one way Cupertino can keep Apple TV+ users around for another year
Apple TV+ has found early success. Whether that continues will largely depend on two factors, only one which Apple can control.
Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck before his death is now in custody
The Minneapolis police officer seen kneeling on George Floyd’s neck before his death on Monday has been taken into custody, according to multiple reports.
Dow Jones Slumps as Cisco Acquires a Cloud Company, Home Depot Stock Moves Closer to 52-Week High
Cisco will reportedly pay $1 billion to expand its software portfolio, and Home Depot continues to rally.
Law Enforcement Files Discredit Brian Kemp’s Accusation That Democrats Tried to Hack the Georgia Election
This story first appeared at ProPublica and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for...
McConnell calls on nation to 'pull together' after violence rocks hometown of Louisville
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday called on the country to “pull together” amid demonstrations in Louisville and other cities following the high-profile deaths of several
Review: The Archives pay inspired tribute to Gil Scott-Heron
The Archives, “Carry Me Home. A Reggae Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson” (Montserrat House)The Archives, a reggae band from Washington, D.C.,
Big Three Target: I Have Made It Quite Clear…
A player whose being closely monitored by Chiefs, Sundowns and Pirates has spoken regarding the next big step in his career.
Explore the history and future of America in space with Fox Nation
As the world awaits the launch of NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station, Fox Nation is giving its subscribers access to an extensive library of shows that explore America's history and future in space.
GBP/JPY: Downside risk from Brexit and negative rates – MUFG
Analysts at MUFG Bank maintain a short GBP/JPY trade idea in anticipation that the weakness in the pound will extend further in the near-term. They se
Sen. Ted Cruz demands a federal investigation into Twitter, claiming it's violating US sanctions against Iran by letting the country's leaders have accounts
Cruz alleges Twitter is in violation of US sanctions against Iran by allowing two state leaders to run accounts on the platform.
OnePlus no longer working with McLaren to make phones
OnePlus is no longer working with the sportscar brand McLaren to make orange high-end smartphones.
Hamilton Accies boss presents top to 89-year-old fan who lost daughter to cancer
Accies superfan George Hosie has been recovering from the loss of his daughter and suffering a mini-stroke
The best deals we found this week: AirPods Pro, Fire TV Cube and more
The best deals from this week include AirPods Pro for $228, Amazon's Fire TV Cube for $100 and $70 off a Google Nest WiFi two-pack.
Symrise Creates Tribute Fragrance for Essential Workers
Symrise has made a custom fragrance to be given to workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
In Canada's COVID-19 capital, bone-weary nurses plead for summer break
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Quebec nurses and orderlies are pleading for time off this summer, ahead of a possible second wave of coronavirus infections in the fall, as Canada’s hardest-hit province from the virus wrestles with a staffing crunch in its health sector.
Kylie Jenner Hits Back at Forbes Taking Away Her Billionaire Title: 'I Thought This Was a Reputable Site'
She particularly took issue with their claims she likely forged her tax returns.
Barack Obama Shares a Powerful Statement on the Death of George Floyd
"If we want our children to grow up in a nation that lives up to its highest ideals, we can and must be better."
MotoGP, Ezpeleta: "No fake spectators in the stands, we'll have great Grand Prixs"
MotoGP: "TV rights will allow us to have Grand Prixs without an audience. We've frozen development to allow satellite teams to make up for the gap with official teams."
George Floyd case revives 'qualified immunity' debate, as Supreme Court could soon take up issue
Qualified immunity is a concept developed by the Supreme Court that gives government officials immunity from harms caused by their actions under a large number of circumstances that may happen as they perform their official duties.
Bulls reunite another set of Kriel brothers
The Bulls will be reuniting another set of Kriel brothers at Loftus, as they confirmed the signing of Stormers fullback David Kriel.
Nagaland Class 10, 12 NBSE Board Exam Results On Saturday; Here's How To Check Your Scorecard
The result would be available to candidates on the official site of NBSE at nbsenagaland.com. Students can also check their scorecards by Saturday afternoon via app and over SMS besides the official website.
Edo 2020: PDP aspirant promises affordable housing, security
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Edo, Engr Gideon Ikhine, has promised to provide affordable
Why Derby will hope the Bundesliga effect doesn’t spread to the Championship
Derby will have to play behind closed doors when football returns
Storms threaten more delays as SpaceX prepares for new space attempt
Saturday’s rescheduled departure would be the first time astronauts have been launched from Cape Canaveral since 2011.
League of Legends: Wild Rift gameplay video and alpha testing dates are here
Mobile LoL is coming soon! League of Legends: Wild Rift is an entirely new way to experience the world's most popular game, coming to mobile in 2020.
Flower backs 'brilliant' Babar to break records but questions captaincy role
Grant Flower hopes the pressure of captaincy does not weigh too heavily on Pakistan's premier batsman Babar Azam.
Kashmiri Students At AMU Booked For ‘Pro-Pakistan Post’
Police in Uttar Pradesh state has booked two Kashmiri students of the Aligarh Muslim University under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for allegedly posting pro-Pakistan and anti-India messages on social media.
Forbes just revoked Kylie Jenner's billionaire status, saying she's exaggerated her company's success for years. Take a look at how Jenner built her empire.
Forbes now alleges that Kylie Cosmetics has never made as much money as Kylie Jenner and her team claimed.
How to watch Rick and Morty season 4 online: stream part 2's new episodes anywhere free
Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri is the final season 4 episode -watch Rick and Morty season 4 online from anywhere and for free.
Finance ministry not in favour of raising GST rates on non essentials
Under the GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017, protected revenues of the state governments is calculated on the basis of a 14% annual growth rate with FY16 as the base year
Worker at NHS National Shielding helpline says IT system 'keeps crashing' and staff have spoken to just a handful of the elderly and vulnerable in a MONTH as those in isolation fear they are being 'forgotten about'
A pledge was made in March to deliver packages of food and aid to 1.5million 'extremely vulnerable' people whose severe health conditions mean they couldn't leave their homes.
Kylie Jenner fires back at Forbes after claim she lied to gain billionaire status
Kylie Jenner has fired back at Forbes for claiming she forged documents and over exaggerated her business to attain the billionaire status, saying she is not a billionaire. Kylie bashed the most explosive claim in the
Delhi registers record 1,106 Covid-19 positive cases in a day, tally hits 17,386
As per the Delhi health reports, 13 deaths have occurred in the last 24 hours, total fatalities reached 398.At least 7,846 patients have recovered from coronavirus so far in Delhi while 9,142 cases are active, the health department said
Master of cargo ship charged over Australia container spill
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The ship master of a Singapore-registered vessel that spilled some of its cargo off the Australian east coast has been charged with damage of the marine...
MEIL builds 15 pump houses in Kaleshwaram project
With inauguration of Markook pump house on Friday, 9 pump houses with total 3,767 MW capacity have been operationalised
‘Amazing’ efforts of community workers praised by hirsute Harry
The Duke of Sussex chatted to staff and a volunteer from the London-based charity Sport at the Heart.
Mikel Arteta promotes ‘pacey’ attacking prospect to Arsenal first-team training
Arsenal have promoted another academy prospect to first-team training...
Former Derby County star linked with shock transfer to AC Milan
Derby County transfer news: Jeff Hendrick is out of contract with current side Burnley next month and has also been linked with a move to Premier League rivals Newcastle United
Forbes revoke Kylie Jenner's billionaire status, slamming her "web of lies"
Forbes has revoked Kylie Jenner's billionaire status following an article published claiming the 22-year-old largely exaggerated her earnings
US Prez Donald Trump to rebuke China over Hong Kong friction, Covid-19
Trump said he would announce on Friday what the administration would do “with respect to China,” though there’s no indication he’s planning to focus on the legislation. The White House has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m.
Gbamin's rehab plans, Carlo Ancelotti's upset and Brands talks
This week's Royal Blue looks at what next for Gbamin after his latest injury set-back
Go-go bars gone as coronavirus hits Bangkok's sex district
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The black leather party masks that performers May and Som wear for their fetish shows in Bangkok are definitely not the sort to stop the coronavirus.
How to watch Rick and Morty: stream every season online from anywhere
From season 1 to season 4 finale - here's how to watch Rick and Morty episodes online from anywhere in the world.
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York City is on track to begin reopening the week of June 8th
"We will stay on track by focusing on the hotspots," Cuomo said. "We know down to the zip code where the infection rate is higher than average."
Lockdown in West Bengal: CM Mamata announces relaxations from June 1
Banerjee, who has been criticising the railways for the past few days for ferrying a large number of migrant workers to the state without consulting her government, claimed that it is being done without following the norms of social distancing.
Knox County hits red light on COVID-19 phased reopening plan
Knox County has hit a benchmark red light for progress on the reduction of COVID-19 cases, according to standards set by the Knox County Health Department.
Pepper spray, tear gas used to stop Dallas, Houston protests
Police in Texas’ two largest cities deployed pepper spray and tear gas Friday night as protests escalated over the death of Houston native George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
Law Enforcement Files Discredit Brian Kemp’s Accusation That Democrats Tried to Hack the Georgia Election
Kemp’s explosive allegation, just days before the closely contested 2018 election, drew wide attention. But newly released documents show that there was no such hack.
Bangladeshis killed in Libya were abducted and tortured, Foreign Ministry says
DHAKA (Reuters) - The 30 migrants slain by traffickers in Libya on Wednesday had been abducted while crossing the country in search of work and then tortured to extract a ransom, Bangladesh’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday, citing a survivor.
King Henry VIII's Mary Rose gets a £25,000 cash injection from Historic England to stop the iconic warship from falling into disrepair as income from visitors dries up during lockdown
The money will allow employees to continue to work to monitor, maintain and repair the complex environmental system that preserves the 16th century Tudor battleship kept in Portsmouth.
Singapore top source of FDI in FY20 with investments worth $14.67 billion
In the last financial year, India attracted USD 14.67 billion in FDI from Singapore, whereas it was USD 8.24 billion from Mauritius, according to the data of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).
Earnings: What Canadian Banks Are Telling Us And Which One Is My Favorite
All Canadian Banks reported their earnings during the week of May 25 th. They all revealed massive earnings decreases due to higher provisions for credit losses
Oakland prepares for Friday-night protest
A demonstration over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis is planned for Friday night in Oakland.
Cole Sprouse Is Spending Quarantine With 'Riverdale' Costar KJ Apa Post-Split
Cole Sprouse may have recently broken up with Lili Reinhart, but he's spending his time in quarantine with another one of his Riverdale costars. During a recent virtual interview with AP Entertainment, Cole Sprouse gave a Riverdale update while…
India Lockdown Diary, Day 66: Sonu Sood arranges flight for migrants; virtual farewell to Delhi HC judge and more
Here’s a curated list of some interesting stories from across the country on Day 66 of lockdown
Josh Gad’s Daughters Want Him To Be Moana Instead Of Olaf
Olaf might be the breakout star of Disney's "Frozen" but Josh Gad, who voices the adorable snowman, says his daughters aren't impressed. "My girls really wish Moana was their father," Gad said while on "The Graham Norton Show". RELATED: Josh Gad Brings Tom Hanks And Daryl Hannah Back Together For ‘Splash’ Reunion "I have to…
Clovis Oncology: You Should Embrace Volatility To Enjoy Profitability
Amid the Corona Bear market, many fundamentally strong stocks are still trading at a deep bargain to their true worth. Amid the market volatility, Clovis Oncolo
SoftBank Vision Fund head's pay doubled last year despite massive losses
SoftBank Vision Fund's head, Rajeev Misra, saw his total pay for the past business year more than double to roughly $15 million, even as the fund's under-performance pushed SoftBank to a record operating loss of some $13 billion.
KLStep is DBKL’s web-based contact tracing tool similar to SELangkah
While we’ve previously reported of Selangor introducing SELangkah, a contact tracing tool that uses QR codes, Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan is encouraging business premises to use KLStep. The web-based solution works similarly to the previously mentioned SELangkah, as it also uses QR codes as a contact tracing tool.
Ladakh: A new security concern
Kashmir has not stabilised till date. The fragility of the situation is well documented in the national and international media. Kashmir
Favored Tech Announces Global Availability of FT-Nano Green 1008, the Most Advanced Corrosion Protection for Electronic Devices
CUPERTINO, Calif., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Favored Tech's early access customers have started production shipments of products protected by F...
GeForce Now's New Opt-In Policy Wins Back At Least One Developer
Winter survival game The Long Dark was removed from Nvidia’s GeForce Now streaming platform back in March after its developer said the game had been added without their consent. Now it’s coming back, following changes to the service that make GeForce Now opt-in only....
‘400 Years of Anger’: Minneapolis Police Station Set Ablaze as Trump Threatens to ‘Start Shooting’
MINNEAPOLIS—Protesters demanding action over the death of 46-year-old George Floyd took over the Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct late Thursday and set the building ablaze.Video from the scene showed demonstrators chanting “I can’t breathe” and cheering as the building was breached,
Privatization of power sector | JKPEECC to hold protest on June 1 to oppose Centre's move
JKPEECC to hold protest on June 1 to oppose Centre’s move | In response to a call given by National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers, which is an amalgam of different power employee
Locust swarm: Coordination with Pakistan crucial for containing attacks, says key official
An interview with KL Gurjar, deputy director of the Locust Warning Organisation.
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir's father's SUV stolen from outside his home in Delhi
An SUV of Gautam Gambhir's father was stolen from outside their house in Rajendra Nagar area of Central Delhi, police said on Friday. Probe on.
Police officer who kneeled on George Floyd's neck allegedly 'tried to kill' black man in 2008
Ira Latrell Toles claims Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin tried to kill him during a domestic abuse call in 2008, shooting him twice at close range
NZR confirm return of Farah Palmer Cup for 2020
A full 13-team Farah Palmer Cup has today been confirmed by New Zealand Rugby (NZR), with the season to kick off in August.
India slams Pakistan over its comments on Ram Temple construction, says should be embarrassed even to mention minorities
Taking strong note of the statement, Spokesperson of the Minsitry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said that Pakistan should be embarassed to even mention minorities.
Premier League to restart on June 17
All the 20 Premier League clubs voted unanimously on Wednesday to return to contact training and the officials again met to discuss issues such as the restart date and the rebate to broadcasters on Thursday.
This USB key claims to provide “anti-5G protection” and it costs over RM1,500
Lately, there’s a lot of misinformation that links 5G to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, there are incidents of people destroying mobile towers and now it appears that some scammers are cashing in on 5G radiation fears.
Leeds United handed transfer boost in race for ex-Derby County star as restart given green light
Derby County transfer news: All the latest news and views from Pride Park on Friday, May 29 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to suspend the Championship season
Indian Microlending Firm SATYA MicroCapital Ltd Secures Over $13 Million in Equity Funding from Tokyo’s Gojo & Co.
SATYA MicroCapital Ltd, a fast-growing micro-lending firm based in India, has secured INR 105 crore (appr. $13.85 million) in equity funding from Gojo & Com
BJD leader, two others killed in fire accident in Odisha’s Berhampur
All of them are suspected to have died of asphyxiation after a fire broke out at Alekh Choudhry’s house
Indian Railways reinstates advance ticket reservation window to 120 days
According to a Railway Ministry spokesperson, the changes shall be implemented from 8 am of the train booking date of May 31 onwards
Cabinet Secretary holds meeting with Chief Secretaries
Ahead of the completion of nationwide lockdown 4.0, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Thursday held a meeting with municipal commissioners and district
Appliance, garment manufacturers, restaurants to be worst-impacted in FY21: CRISIL
Coronavirus impact: E-tail, according to the report will be an exception as e-grocers such as BigBasket and Grofers, online marketplaces such as Amazon and Flipkart have seen a surge in demand and delivering essential items
PUBG Mobile Mysterious Jungle mode releases on June 1
PUBG Mobile India Series 2020 tournament recently which would go on for about a month and involve several teams that compete in a preliminary round and some invitees too
Day After Khattar Govt's Sealing Decision, Chaos Reported at Haryana-Delhi Border
Notably, the Haryana government has cited a sharp increase in coronavirus cases during the past one week in districts adjoining Delhi as reason behind its decision to seal the border with Delhi.
CA wants T20 World Cup pushed to 2021 as politics takes spooky turn
Cricket Australia has asked that the men's T20 World Cup be pushed back a year as the sport's global politics begin to resemble something out of a spy novel.
Hong Kong Govt: Removing US special status is 'double-edged sword'
Responding to Washington’s withdrawal of Hong Kong’s special US status, Hong Kong’s government warned late Thursday that such a move could be a “doubl
New Zealand Government Seeking To Expand Its Internet Censorship Powers
New Zealand has been in the censorship business for years, but the government appears to believe it's still not doing enough...
Knife thug jailed after armed robbery foiled by hero Edinburgh shopkeeper
Terrence Tant left Bimal Kumar with a serious wound to his thumb after he fought back against the bungling thief.
Indian IT to get first non-Indian CEO in Wipro’s Thierry Delaporte
Thierry Delaporte, who will take over as CEO and MD on July 6 replacing incumbent Abidali Neemuchwala, is chairman Rishad Premjis choice to steer Wipro from a decade-long streak of below-par growth that has lagged peers. Rishad took over as Chairman of Wipro from his father Azim Premji last July.
Can engineer defections from Congress, claims Jarkiholi
Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi on Friday claimed that 22 Congress MLAs were in touch with him and he could get five of them to defect 'on a trial basis' within a week if the BJP
‘Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum’ Remake Will Offer a New Take on the South Korean Found Footage Horror Movie
The South Korean found footage movie Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum is getting an American remake.
Gen. Jack Keane: China 'weaponized' coronavirus to 'destroy Western democracies' economies'
Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane told "The Story" Friday that Chinese President Xi Jinping had "weaponized" the spread of coronavirus around the world to destroy Western economies and stifle its competition.
North Carolina presses GOP on safety standards for convention
Officials in North Carolina have again pressed Republicans on how they intend to carry out their national convention this summer while observing safety guidelines to prevent the spread of the
IMF Approves $732 Million to Help Bangladesh Address Effects of Coronavirus Measures on Economy
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement that it has approved a $732 million funding to help Bangladesh overcome the impact of...
Transcripts released of Flynn's calls with Russian diplomat
Transcripts of phone calls that played a pivotal role in the Russia investigation were declassified Friday, showing that Michael Flynn urged Russia's ambassador to be "even-keeled" in response to punitive Obama administration measures, and assured him "we can have a better conversation" about relations after Trump became president.
Mark Zuckerberg says he had a 'visceral negative reaction' to Trump's post about shooting protesters but says the post will stay on Facebook (FB)
Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence on Donald Trump's warning about "shooting" protesters to say that while he had a "visceral negative reaction to it," Facebook will not take it down.
How Hollywood Plans to Market the Reopening of Movie Theaters
Even though we don't know when, Hollywood is working on a movie theaters reopening strategy with all the major movie studios and theater chains.
2024 BMW M5 Rumored To Go Electric And Offer Bugatti Veyron Power
Looks like an all-electric M5 will be on the horizon for BMW, as the German manufacturer plays catch up in the EV scene.
Daiichi Sankyo case: Singapore’s SC dismisses Singh brothers’ plea
In a big setback to former Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh, the Supreme Court of Singapore has dismissed their appeal seeking quashing of the Singapore High Court’s order that upheld the Rs 2,500-crore arbitration award in favour of Japanese pharma major Daiichi Sankyo.
Covid effect? Debt Mutual Funds to face multiple headwinds
Since the lockdown was imposed in India to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, weak liquidity of underlying assets and redemption pressures have been a risk to the debt mutual funds.
Partygoer at Missouri's Lake of Ozarks positive for COVID-19
Health officials said Friday that they were seeking to “inform mass numbers of unknown people” after a person who attended crowded pool parties over Memorial Day weekend at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks tested positive for COVID-19. Camden County Health Department said in a release that the resident
Shack Chat: What kind of video game spinoff would you like to see?
On this week's Shack Chat, we take a look at our favorite franchises and talk about the spinoff games we'd like to see come out of them.
Taman Jurong Shopping Centre's NTUC FairPrice among places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious
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U.S. high court rejects church challenges to state pandemic rules
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected challenges on Friday to curbs on religious services in California and Illinois during the coronavirus pandemic. In the California dispute, the nine justices split 5-4 in rejecting a bid by South Bay United Pentecostal Church in Chula Vista to block the rules issued by
Live and loud: Eagles, Dockers fans get free-to-air win from AFL
West Australian football fans will have something to cheer about finally when the AFL releases its television schedule for the quartet of rounds that restart season 2020.
Former champ Tyron Woodley ready to resume UFC ‘journey’
The welterweight star will step back in the cage for the first time since losing his belt at T-Mobile Arena more than a year ago when he faces Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN 9 on Saturday.
Delhi Govt takes over 5 hotels for Covid wards
With a rise in the number of Covid-19 positive cases, the Delhi government on Friday took over five hotels, including Crowne Plaza in Okhla phase-I, and Surya in New Friends Colony to be converted into hospitals for treating coronavirus (Covid-19) positive patients
In broadside against China, Trump moves toward ending Hong Kong privileges
WASHINGTON, May 30 ― President Donald Trump yesterday ordered his administration to begin the process of eliminating special US treatment for Hong Kong to punish China, but stopped short of calling an immediate end to privileges that have helped the territory remain a global financial centre. In...
Aarogya Setu is completely secure: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Amid privacy concerns, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday maintained that Aarogya Setu was completely secure and there was no security or data breach in coronavirus tracking mobile
Report: UFC, Reebok could ‘part ways’ as contract expires at the end of 2020
The UFC’s sponsorship deal with Reebok is due to expire at the end of 2020 and the promotion is already looking in a different direction.
Govt reducing income of SBI depositors by reducing interest rates: Congress
The Congress on Friday accused the BJP government of reducing income of State Bank of India (SBI) depositors by bringing down interest rates and demanded that the previous rates be restored. The
COVID-19 patient on oxygen support says United Hospital is asking him to leave
In what is the latest in a string of complaints against the United Hospital, a coronavirus patient has said the private facility is asking him to move to "some other hospital".
‘Telling commentaryon BJP management’: Cong hits out after dip in GDP growth rate
Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram blamed the government’s economic management for the new low in GDP growth.
Five Delhi luxury hotels made extended Covid hospitals
NEW DELHI: To ensure sufficient beds to deal with the increasing coronavirus cases, the Delhi government on Friday directed that five luxury hotels in.
Florida officials approve Walt Disney World reopening plans
(Reuters) - Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World (DIS.N) in Orlando starting on July 11, according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday.
Saber CEO says there’s still untapped power in Nintendo Switch hardware
Saber Interactive, the team behind the impressive port of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and the upcoming port of World War Z, still feel that developers can get even more juice out of the Nintendo Switc…
FDA asks drugmakers to recall several diabetes drugs over contaminants
US health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of a widely used diabetes medication after laboratory tests found elevated levels of a contaminant linked to cancer. The Food
US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response
President Trump said the US would be ‘redirecting’ the money to ‘other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs’.
KP government asked to allow business activities 24/7
PESHAWAR: The business community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Friday demanded an end to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown and asked for permission to resume businesses across the province 24/7.The
Deloitte's consulting arm said to warn of about 2,500 job cuts
There’s growing concern among some consultants who aren’t currently assigned to a project with a client that they’ll be first in line to lose their jobs, one of the people said.
'Boris Johnson has presided over a broken Kingdom in which Covid-19 has been able to flourish'
Peter Flanagan says Johnson’s failure to sack Dominic Cummings is just another in a long line of disastrous moves for the UK.
Microsoft releases a new update for OneDrive for iOS with new features and improvements
Microsoft has released a new update for OneDrive users on iOS. The latest update brings new features including the ability to search for photos using keywords and patches several bugs.
Using limited network connection? Here's how to control usage on Windows 10
In this guide, we'll help you to view, configure, and reset data usage limits on Windows 10 to prevent exceeding your current plan and avoid extra charges.
PGA Tour Canada cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada said on Friday it had decided to cancel its 2020 season due to border restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic that also requires mandatory quarantines for those entering the country.
Trump says Twitter misunderstood his tweet about looters and shooting
President Trump says Twitter employees misunderstood his intent when deciding to censor a Friday morning tweet that said looting may lead to shooting in Minnesota. Trump tweeted Friday afternoon that
Roger Federer tops highest-earning athlete list at more than $100-million
He is the first tennis player to top the list since it was first compiled in 1990
Andrew Cuomo says he stands with protesters after George Floyd’s death
“Enough is enough,” Cuomo said during his daily coronavirus press briefing in New Rochelle, explaining that the Monday death of Floyd -- which has sparked national outrage -- “is not an isolated
Monkeys steal COVID-19 blood samples in India
A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel ...
Coe urges kids to take up sport to battle virus
World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe called on children to take up sports to combat "shocks" as his sport was bracing for a restart.
Here's what the Pixel 4 looks like in matte gray — too bad we didn't get it
A recent listing on Chinese online flea market has some Pixel 4 owners jealous for all the wrong reasons — those reasons are mostly attributed to
UCO athletics announces three-phase plan to reopen athletic facilities
The University of Central Oklahoma athletic department announced its three-phase plan for reopening on a limited basis beginning June 1.
‘Primer’ Director Shane Carruth Shares Pitch Trailer for His Unmade Movie, ‘A Topiary’
Shane Carruth, the director of Primer and Upstream Color, has shared a sizzle reel for one of his unmade movies. Watch the unofficial A Topiary trailer.
Why did Jamie Carragher apologise for saying Notts Forest?
Jamie Carragher apologised on Thursday morning for calling Nottingham Forest, live on Sky Sports, Notts Forest.
How to fix the 'Cortana is not available' error on Windows 10 version 2004
Users have reported facing issues with the Cortana app on v2004 update. Microsoft hasn't acknowledged it as an issue but if you're getting errors then you can follow this workaround to fix the issue.
Vile thug caged for holding knife to girlfriend's throat and threatening to break every bone in her body
Stephen Williams has been jailed for two years admitting several charges against him including assault by beating.
"Protecting The Protectors": Keeping Haryana's Women COVID Warriors Safe
Several women workers are at the forefront in the battle against the highly contagious novel coronavirus. These women, mostly from rural India, have been working relentlessly with the government, going door-to-door to create awareness.
Online resources for kids and families during COVID-19
Google has many products and programs to help families create healthy digital habits and help them stay safe online.
Policeman charged with murder of George Floyd
A Minneapolis police officer who pinned an unarmed black man with a knee to the throat before the man died has been arrested and charged with murder, a prosecutor said on Friday, after three nights of violent protests in the Midwestern city sparked by the death.
Scottish Premiership teams to resume training from June 11th
Scottish Premiership clubs have been given the go ahead to return to training from the 11th of Ju...
OpenAI and Uber create Virtual Petri Dish to find the best AI model for a task
Researchers at OpenAI and Uber propose Synthetic Petri Dish, a highly efficient technique for finding optimal AI architectures.
Watch: SpaceX prototype Starship rocket just exploded in a big fireball
SpaceX’s Starship SN4 prototype launch vehicle just exploded in a huge fireball during a static fire test in Boca Chica, Texas. While the Starship spacecraft is still early in development, th…
Evil stepdad who raped 12-year-old stepdaughter and fathered two kids with her gets away with only two years in prison
AN EVIL stepdad received just two years in prison after raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter and fathering two kids with her. Brazen Augustin Costel Varga, from Romania, is now appealing his short s…
Covid Lockdown may be confined to 13 cities; hotels & malls could open
The national directives on new lockdown are likely to be issued on May 31 for next fortnight.
Inspired By Kabir Singh, Delhi Man Posed As Surgeon On Tinder To Con Women
A 31-year-old man, inspired by the Bollywood movie Kabir Singh starring Shahid Kapoor, was arrested for allegedly posing as an orthopaedic surgeon on dating websites to extort money from gullible women, the police said on Friday.
Newcastle takeover headlines with Premier League chief executive asked about 'confidential' process
All of the latest Newcastle United headlines including the latest on the takeover and an update from Richard Masters
De Blasio, Cuomo target June 8 for first phase of New York City reopening
The city is on track to meet all of the state’s metrics needed to begin relaxing its stay-at-home order.
Seahawks' L.J. Collier pledges redemption after down 2019 debut
L.J. Collier, the Seahawks' 2019 first-round pick, is eager to prove himself in Seattle's pass rush after a disappointing debut.
Today's Microsoft discounts reach gaming PCs, Xbox One consoles, and more
Microsoft's latest deals include Gears 5 or Forza Horizon 4 for free with the purchase of an Xbox One S, up to $930 off PCs, and Surface Pro 7 bundles starting as low as $699.
Biden calls for 'real leadership' after Trump alludes to violence after police killing
DETROIT (Reuters) - Joe Biden on Friday called for justice and “real leadership”, accusing President Donald Trump of encouraging violence by threatening deadly military force to stop rioters in Minneapolis protesting the police killing of an unarmed black man.
Antonio Rudiger 'trying to convince Timo Werner to join Chelsea'
Defender Antonio Rudiger is allegedly attempting to convince German compatriot Timo Werner to leave RB Leipzig for Chelsea.
Ruling means Missouri's last abortion clinic stays open
O'FALLON, Mo. — Missouri's only abortion clinic will be able to keep operating after a state government administrator decided Friday that the health department was wrong not to renew the license of the Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis.
GDP growth slows to 3.1% in Q4 FY20 but is this the final estimate? Govt caveat leaves room for revision
Growth in the last quarter of FY 2020 has been the slowest since the global financial crisis more than a decade ago.
CNN crew covering racial unrest arrested in Minneapolis
The network posted footage of correspondent Omar Jimenez speaking calmly to police with batons and riot helmets, then being handcuffed and taken away.
Locust danger for flights! DGCA issues guidelines for pilots and airlines; Check details
Terming this year's incident of locust attacks "highly unusual" which was last seen 20 years back, the aviation regulator has advised the pilots to be mindful of locust attacks during the landing and take-off of the aircraft as they fly close to the ground.
Baldur’s Gate 3 Teaser Shows Off New Areas and Characters, More Coming Next Week
Get a tasty new morsel of Baldur's Gate 3 before a juicier trailer is revealed during the Guerrilla Collective digital event next week!
The contrarian case for Hong Kong stocks, Rosenberg on when markets will dive, and are Canadians relying too much on savings accounts?
A roundup of investment ideas for active investors
CoinMarketCap Revamps Pairs Ranking to Chase Inflated Volumes
CoinMarketCap.com has unveiled a new ranking system for all trading pairs listed on the industry’s go-to aggregator of cryptocurrency data
Former Rajasthan BJP chief Bhanwar Lal Sharma passes away
BJP state president Satish Poonia consoled Sharma’s family members at his residence and termed the death as a personal loss for him and the party.
Five hotels to be extensions for private hospitals
This will increase number of beds that are available for COVID-19 patients, says Delhi government
Rush expected for Queen's Birthday travel
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Find The Best Talent And More: 4 Concrete Benefits To Your Business Of Being Accountable To Stakeholders
Accountability is essential if a company is to be purpose-driven and meet the needs of all stakeholders. But where to start? Examining environmental, community, worker, customer and governance impacts can help your business review, assess, and make meaningful changes to improve overall performance.
League expects coaches to return to team facilities soon
NEW YORK (Reuters) - NFL teams may be able to bring back members of their coaching staff as early as next week, Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a memo distributed to teams on Thursday.
Hawaii senators support effort for ‘travel bubble’ agreement with Japan | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
An effort to reopen Hawaii’s tourism economy by forming a pilot “travel-safely bubble” with Japan got a preliminary blessing from state lawmakers today.
Pentecost University poised for a brighter future – Rector
Rector of Pentecost University, Apostle Dr. Daniel Walker says the university is poised for a brighter future with the attainment of its presidential charter.
UN delays crucial climate summit for a year
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the United Nations to delay until late 2021 a crucial climate summit.
Report: Whole Foods, King Soopers Make The Most Of Their Plant-Based Offerings
A report released Thursday by the Good Food Institute takes stock of the progress the top 15 U. S. grocery retailers have made in stocking, merchandising and marketing the growing array of plant-based meat, dairy and egg alternatives.
Rural public to get ownership of own plot
Now the rural public can enjoy the ownership of their own plot. The villagers will get the records of their rights after the survey of the rural settlements in the State. Property registers will also be prepared at the panchayat level from the database prepared under the scheme for the benefit of
Zimbabwe records second highest daily coronavirus increase
Zimbabwe reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the second highest daily tally which took the country total to 149.
The Best Grammar Checker May Help You Get Promoted
Teachers, not only those of the English language but in most subjects, will advise students to improve their writing.
Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China: Trump
Modi not in 'good mood' over border row with China: Trump. Trump on Wednesday said in a tweet that he was 'ready, willing and able to mediate' between the two countries.
Millions vulnerable to poverty although world does not suffer food shortage: IFAD
According to the World Food Programme, 265 million people would suffer from hunger by the end of this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Lincoln Center artistic director leaving during shutdown
Lincoln Center artistic director Jane Moss is departing on Aug. 1 after 27 years, leaving the performing arts center without a key leader while it remains shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Backstage concern about Apollo Crews, speculation on when he may lose the US title
Apollo Crews is experiencing the push of his WWE career but how long will it last?
Richard Herd, a baffled boss on ‘Seinfeld,’ is dead at 87 | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Richard Herd, who played lawmen, tough guys, a general, an alien commander and a Watergate burglar, but was best known as Mr. Wilhelm, George Costanza’s supervisor, on “Seinfeld,” died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87.
Only JHS, SHS final year students should be allowed to resume school for now – GNAT
The largest teacher union in Ghana, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has advised government to reopen schools in phases to avoid the spread of coronavirus during the pandemic.
High Court ruling favours release of 'Palace Papers' on Whitlam Dismissal
Hundreds of letters between the Queen and former governor-general Sir John Kerr before the dismissal of the Whitlam government are expected to be released.
Running for fitness becomes global goal
A Christchurch Hospital physiotherapist's desire to “lose a few pounds” after university has taken him all around the world one fast footstep at a...
SoftBank Vision Fund CEO Gets 113% Pay Raise Despite Massive Losses
The Vision Fund chief saw his salary more than double despite historic losses at the Japanese tech group.
Health Ministry: COVID-19 mobile app updated
The citizen will then be asked to answer some questions that determine the infection possibility, she added.
Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 tally in Dharavi goes up to 1,715 with 41 new cases: BMC
Of the 41 new patients, as many as seven were found in Matunga Labour Camp locality of Dharavi alone, he said.
2 dead in house fire, cause under investigation
Authorities in western Pennsylvania on Friday were trying to determine what sparked an early-morning house fire that claimed the lives of a man and a woman.
Smart windows that self-illuminate on rainy days
A research team develops self-powering, color-changing humidity sensors. Applicable to various fields including smart windows, health care and safety management.
What is a locust plague?
Over the last few days, a swarm of locust has been sighted in the urban areas of Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
What To Do If Your Old LiveJournal Password Was Leaked
I love getting emails from Firefox Monitor that tell me my email was found in a brand-new data breach. Adding insult to injury is when it’s an email for a service I haven’t used for a decade. And the Triple Crown of this scenario is when that service is Livejournal—you know, that place everyone blogged before...
Lockdown 5 to be announced on Sunday
Lockdown 4 comes to an end on 31st May and CM Uddhav Thackeray had already hinted at extending lockdown in Maharashtra beyond May 31.
Incredible 'Double Discount' Sale Launched On The PlayStation Store
While the weather at the minute does mean we are spending a good bit of time outdoors, it's still difficult to pass up on some cheap PS4 games on this PlayStation Stor...
Des Moines police use tear gas after George Floyd rally
Des Moines police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of several hundred people who gathered Friday night near the downtown police headquarters after a peaceful rally earlier in the evening.
GDP numbers: Data collection affected due to COVID-19 outbreak, says government
The GDP growth for FY2019-20 came in at 4.2 percent, against 6.1 percent in FY 2018-19.
Chief Minister KCR arrives at Kondapochamma, participates in Homam
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao along with his wife arrived at the Kondapochamma temple at 7.45 am and took part
Police chief apologises to family of dead black man
The chief of the Minneapolis police has apologised to the family of an unarmed black man who died this week.
Adah Sharma on pandemic: Hope we come out of this as kinder people
Actress Adah Sharma has no idea about how or when shooting will resume amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and is hoping
Bhupalpally gears up to face locust attack
The district administration is taking all steps to face the possible threat from the menace of the desert locusts
Low Q4 growth telling commentary on economic mismanagement of BJP govt: Chidambaram
India's economic growth slowed to 3.1 percent in January-March and to an 11-year low of 4.2 percent for the full fiscal 2019-20 amid a drop in consumption and investment.
Trump Dodges Questions About His ‘Shooting’ Tweet — Announces End Of U.S. Funds To WHO
Following protests in Minneapolis, Trump tweeted a perceived threat against demonstrators, saying "When the looting starts, the shooting starts."
Police: Trans man fatally shot by officer after pointing gun
A transgender black man was fatally shot by an officer in Florida after fatally stabbing another man and pointing a gun at the officer, authorities said.
Japan Might Be Subsidizing Your Travels When The Crisis Passes Over
Japan’s tourism numbers in April 2020 were reportedly 99.9% lower than those in April 2019.
Japan dispels reports that it will subsidise trips for foreign tourists
Media reports began circulating earlier this month that Japan will launch a campaign that will involve paying for half of foreign tourists’ trips to the country
Bank of India cuts MCLR by 25 bps across all tenors
The revised one-year MCLR will be 7.70 percent as against 7.95 percent earlier, the bank said in a release.
Canterbury rugby helping clubs, schools tackle Covid crisis
The Canterbury Rugby Football Union has waived some fees for clubs and schools this season to help them through the Covid-19 crisis.
South Africans quench thirst with moonshine during lockdown ban
South Africa imposed a lockdown on 27 March and banned alcohol in a bid to ease hospital workloads, help the public stick to social distancing rules and prevent a rise in domestic violence. A partial lifting of the ban is set for 1 June.
The American Workplace Is Reopening. Are Employers Ready?
Ready or not, American workplaces are revving into action. Battered by the economic costs of the lockdown, governors are easing closure orders and allowing businesses to reopen. But what will the post-pandemic office look like?
Watch: Leopard spotted on Hyderabad Agri varsity campus
A leopard was spotted on the PJTS Agricultural University campus on Thursday night following which Forest officials and the police have asked those staying nearby to be alert.
Big Banks Must Face Forex Manipulation Claims, U.S. Judge Rules
(Bloomberg) — A group of banks failed to persuade a judge to throw out a lawsuit claiming they conspired to rig foreign exchange rates.
Peshawar's Hayatabad hospital forced to turn COVID-19 patients away over shortage of beds
The HMC has seen a rise in COVID-19 patient admitting themselves for treatment as the complex is the only one offering plasma therapy for the infections
Study: Women with Neanderthal Progesterone Gene Have Higher Fertility
Almost one in three women with European descent inherited a genetic variant of the progesterone receptor called V660L from Neanderthals.
Tristar Worldwide begins 45-day consultation process with workers
Addison Lee Group chauffeur division Tristar Worldwide has started a 45-day consultation with some of its workers, according to GMB London.
NYPD: Man shot by officers later dies of coronavirus
NEW YORK — A man shot by New York City police last month after menacing officers with a knife and an antique gun died of the coronavirus five days after he was wounded, police said Thursday.
Atletico Ottawa unveils jersey, adding a dash of blue to familiar red and white
OTTAWA - Atletico Ottawa unveiled its home jersey on Thursday, adding a Maple Leaf to the traditional red-and-white colours of its Atletico Madrid parent cl
T.I. Responds To Trump Using His Song ‘Whatever You Like’ For Anti-Joe Biden Ad
T.I isn’t pleased with his song being used on Donald Trump’s Snapchat story to attack Joe Biden.
Racism cannot be 'normal' in US, Obama says of latest police killing
"This shouldn't be 'normal' in 2020 America," former US President Obama said of the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd and several other recent racial incidents in the country.
Photos: Fire and Protests in the Twin Cities
A third day of protests took place yesterday in Minneapolis and St. Paul, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, after an officer kneeled on his neck and ignored his pleas that he couldn’t breathe.
CACOVID’s hospital equipment for Nasarawa, Gombe
Governments of Nasarawa and Gombe States have inaugurated three new isolation centres equipped by the Private Sector-led ...
How special pass was issued to MLA during lockdown
The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the State government to explain the circumstances under which MLA from Uttar Pradesh Aman Mani Tripathi and his associates were issued special pass to drive to Badrinath and Kedarnath at a time when the Government of India had directed the state governments to
Boris Johnson may learn that wars don’t always make leaders popular
The British prime minister wants to be a Churchill but is looking more like George W. Bush.
Trump signs social media order after Twitter fact-checks him
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections social-media companies enjoy after Twitter began selective fact checks of his posts on the platform.
Additional 10 passenger trains to operate from June 1: Sheikh Rashid
Railways minister said that 40 out of 142 passenger trains will be operating from June
Boat found in search for missing fisherman
A third day of search efforts are under way to find Hervey Bay man Paul Brazier, 37, with authorities working to determine if a boat found on Thursday was his.
Shramik Specials not regular trains, can be extended, diverted to benefit migrant workers: Railways
Addressing a press conference, Railway Board Chairman V K Yadav clarified that no train can ever be
MarTech Minute: Criteo’s Retail Media ad platform, Agilify Training’s virtual Scrum Master course
A quick round up of the latest marketing technology news and announcements.
The cities that could benefit most from the UK’s £500 million EV charging fund
According to new research from Uswitch.com, Stoke-on-Trent, Southend and Birmingham are among the cities that could benefit most from the Government’s £500 million ‘Rapid Charging Fund’.
The first tenet of true patriotism
Anominous and open attack on the very institution of High Courts was made by the Government of India yesterday, during a hearing before the Supreme Court.
IPAC: Your absence was a blessing – Kofi Akpaloo slams NDC
Founder and leader of Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) Kofi Akpaloo has lashed out at the largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), for boycotting the recent Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting called by the Electoral Commission (EC).
Ian Botham heaps praises on Indian captain Virat Kohli
England cricket legend Ian Botham heaped praises on Indian captain Virat Kohli saying he is the right guy to take the game forward
My Boss'll Not Shake Hands With Any Woman He Isn't Married To, Nigeria's Communications Minister's Aide Tells Abike Dabiri-Erewa As Crisis Continues
The minister and NIDCOM boss had engaged in a disagreement since February this year after Pantami allegedly ordered the eviction of the agency from the building accommodating it.
Haul of stolen street signs found during level 2 police checks
Police checks on potential Covid-19 party rule-breakers has turned up something else – stolen street signs. About 20 signs were found at student...
How many of the government's 100,000 tests make it back to the laboratory?
Coronavirus test kits are mailed out and count towards government targets, but a significant number are not being processed.
California elected officials face no pay cuts despite economic turmoil brought by coronavirus pandemic
Despite millions of people continuing to face unemployment, garnished wages, or pay cuts, elected officials in California can consider their salaries safe from reductions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Buildup - Quigley's 5 Favourite Fights & Our GAA Quiz
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EXPLAINER: Will Phase 2 of lifting Covid-19 restrictions happen on June 8?
When Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the government's roadmap for re-opening the country and the economy, he warned that the phases were not guaranteed to run on the dates specified. The roadma...
Zookeeper critically mauled by 2 lions at shut Australia zoo
Two lions mauled and critically injured a zookeeper inside their enclosure Friday at a closed Australian zoo.
HC asks Delhi govt to file detailed reply on pleas challenging levy of 70% 'special corona fees'
The Delhi government had earlier filed its response to the petitions, saying that trade or consumption of liquor is not a fundamental right of a citizen and the State has the authority to regulate its sale and levying 70 percent 'special corona fees' on MRP of all alcohol brands is a price for grant of such privilege to public.
Trump says he likes 'great gentleman' PM Modi
Reflecting upon his love and affection for India and the good rapport he has with its leader, US President Donald Trump has said that he likes Prime Minister Narendra Modi and termed him a "great gentleman". Prime Minister Modi is one of the few world leaders, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Provide biscuits, water to Shramik trains: Baghel
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel wants biscuits and water pouches to be provided to migrant labourers when Shramik special trains carrying them stop at railway stations in Chhattisgarh. The Chief Minister has given instructions to this effect to the District Collectors of Raipur, Bilaspur,
KEC International Q4 profit down 3% to Rs 193 crore
The global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major had clocked a profit of Rs 198.76 crore in January-March 2018-19, it said in a filing to BSE.
Liv Morgan responds to Kehlani; wins fans' hearts
Liv Morgan understands that as a public figure, it's her responsibility to not only ask for change but be one herself!
New WhatsApp Warning As This Malicious Hack Strikes Again: Here’s What You Do
This WhatsApp hack is claiming victims around the world—with a new twist: Here's how you protect your account.
Trump throws toys out of the pram, pulls the US out of WHO
WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump said Friday he was severing US ties with the World Health Organization, which he says failed to do enough to combat the initial spread of the novel coronavirus.
Five Years Of Buhari's Administration Wasteful, Corrupt, Taking Nigeria Nowhere —PDP
"This administration has failed woefully in its three major governance planks of provision of security, economic recovery and fight against corruption."
Barack Obama’s Graduation Address Blasts Past Rosiest Ratings Predictions With 60 Million Viewers-Five Unexpected Reasons Trump Should Worry
When was the last time any of us watched a commencement address, when we didn’t have to??
The Latest: Russia has highest daily spike in virus deaths
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause
Rumor | Shocking PS5 rumors claim unstable CPU and GPU clocks, unattractive box design, quiet and efficient cooling solution, 40% worse ray tracing than the Xbox Series X, and a US$499 price tag for the PlayStation 5
A highly dubious PS5 leak has appeared on an imageboard website with a series of claims made about the next-gen console. Apparently, the CPU and GPU clocks are unstable and the PS5 design is “ugly”. However, these cons are countered by pros such as silent and efficient cooling, an incredible dashboard, and a price of US$499 for the PlayStation 5.
'Watcher' tracks coronavirus in Cincinnati and beyond
As cases of COVID-19 soar, two University of Cincinnati students develop an interactive dashboard that shows cases and deaths related to the novel coronavirus throughout the nation.
Man in critical condition after Police car crushes him
A 40-year-old man Salom Seshie is battling for his life after a Police Patrol car from Kasoa Division knocked him down.
Police: Tulane football player arrested after punching girl
A fight at a Waffle House in Louisiana landed a Tulane University football player in jail and a teenage girl in a hospital, police said.
Market-wide rollover remains strong, expect Nifty to move towards 10,000-10,200
Marketwide rollover is seen at 93 percent. Nifty rollover is at 76 percent as compared to 3-month average of 70 percent. Bank Nifty rollover is seen at 81 percent as compared to 3-month average of 71 percent.
29,240 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths climb to 611
Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 29,240 confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Africa.
Elon Musk: “We Want to Be a Leader in Apocalypse Technology”
In the latest episode of "Lay Leno's Garage," Tesla CEO Elon Musk told Leno that "we want to be the leader in apocalypse technology."
Australia could include Pacific labourers in 'travel bubble' as $280m aid shake-up revealed
Money set aside for scholarship and volunteer projects will be redirected towards medical and humanitarian interventions in the region
US to announce "certain decisions" on China on Friday: Trump
The US would announce "certain decisions" on China on Friday, President Donald Trump has said as he emphasised that Beijing should have stopped the coronavirus at the source. Led by the US, several countries in the world have blamed China for the spread of coronavirus and its failure to provide
Migrant crisis: HC takes cognisance of woman's death on train; two more die on 'Shramik Specials' meanwhile
The Patna High Court on Thursday took suo motu cognisance of the death of a woman on board a train carrying migrants from Gujarat to Bihar, after a video clip of her little son fiddling with the
Man Utd legend Giggs modelling Wales on 'fantastic' Liverpool
Despite his strong links to Manchester United, Ryan Giggs can appreciate how good Liverpool have been this season.
What Ivanka Trump 'taking the red pill' says about the White House
The president’s daughter is not just a rich kid – she's also a representative of the US with an understanding of the alt-right political fringe.
Tobacco industry using 'deadly' tactics to hook kids: WHO
The WHO said cigarette firms were still trying out all manner of ways to get youngsters lighting up -- and it was no accident that the vast majority of smokers start before they turn 18.
Wipro's new CEO Thierry Delaporte has an impressive CV but challenges galore: Experts
Delaporte will have to ring in organisational changes to help Wipro regain lost ground, feel experts.
Man arrested for allegedly stabbing 'galamseyer' to death
The police at Ntortroso in the Ahafo Region, yesterday arrested a watchdog committee member, for allegedly stabbing to death, a 48-year-old man, for engaging in illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey,
Active material created out of microscopic spinning particles
Researchers have created a new kind of self-healing active material out of 'microspinners,' which self-assemble under a magnetic field to form a lattice.
Stick or twist? Investors face coronavirus-induced property dilemma
Property has long been a staple of a balanced investment portfolio, favoured by pension funds and insurers seeking assets that combine capital value growth offered by stocks with secure income akin to bonds.
ECB delays start of domestic season
London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday delayed the start of the professional domestic cricket season by another month with no activity to take place before August 1 but is likely to host West Indies in July, as scheduled.The EC
White House decides not to release economic update as election draws near | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
WASHINGTON >> The White House took the unusual step today of deciding not to release an updated economic forecast as planned this year, a fresh sign of the administration’s anxiety about how the coronavirus has ravaged the nation just months before the election.
How Logan man plans to break $17M Lotto win news to his family
Hey Dad, nice new wheels… A Logan man is planning to break the news to his family that he won more than $17 million in last night’s Powerball draw by pulling into his driveway in a flash new car.
Suriname leader seeks recount after poll defeat
Suriname's ruling party is calling for a recount of votes in Monday's general election, the party leader and President Desi Bouterse said Thursday, after preliminary results showed the opposition winning.
Three Ways Technology Can Help Save Retailers
With retail sales plunging, customer experience is more important. Learn how AR, geospatial, and other technologies can help retailers stay close to customers and encourage brand loyalty.
Reports of shots fired outside the Colorado State Capitol amid protests over death of George Floyd
Peaceful demonstrators and at least one state lawmaker took cover at the Colorado State Capitol building Thursday evening after shots were reportedly fired amid protests over the death of George Floyd.
Cash crunch hits PCB, as it seeks Rs 3cr from PMC
Cantonment board officials claim civic body authorities promised financial aid but the latter said only healthcare commitment was made for treating patients
Lynas forced to defend disclosure on US military funding
Amanda Lacaze-led Lynas knew the US Department of Department process was on hold in April but she did not alert the market until May 22.
MotoGP races in Britain, Australia canceled amid pandemic
The MotoGP races in Britain and Australia are the latest to be canceled on the international motorcycle racing circuit because of the coronavirus pandemic.
New Voters Register: Just boycott 2020 general elections – NDC told
In 1992, the NPP and other opposition parties due to suspicions of electoral manipulations and cheating boycotted the parliamentary elections. The paper, ‘stolen verdict’ was written to make a case.
Quarantine students in Queenstown plan backed
The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) chief executive is talking to Queenstown’s mayor to make it the "quarantine capital" of the South Island...
Allow EC to work according to the laws – Kabila charges
The Acting General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr James Kwabena Bomfeh, has stated that political parties, the media and other individuals should allow the Electoral Commission to exercise their mandate without intimidation.
With 'Main Street' in view, Fed weighs risks of job, productivity shocks
With 'Main Street' in view, Fed weighs risks of job, productivity shocks
Schoolgirl allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted
Police are investigating an incident in which an Auckland schoolgirl was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted, before being released four...
$3.3bn revenue from Year of Return cannot be true - Ablakwa challenges Tourism Minister
A claim by Tourism Minister, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, that the Year of Return campaign introduced by government boosted tourism receipts by $3.3 billion in 2019 has been contested.
Linwoood mosque prepares to welcome back worshippers
From noon today, gatherings of up to 100 people will be allowed as Covid-19 rules are relaxed a little further. It comes just in time for Muslims...
Western Kentucky University says tuition rates won't change
Western Kentucky University doesn't plan to change tuition rates for the first time in 40 years, officials said.
RIL Rights Entitlement shares ends at 7% premium over intrinsic value on May 29
The intrinsic value is the difference between Reliance Industries share price (Rs 1,460) and rights issue price (Rs 1,257).
'Not one rupee has come to states to fight COVID'
'Not one rupee has come to states to fight COVID'. 'The stimulus packages, sector reliefs, loans etc are coming to industry, but state governments have not got any money from GST, no money from excise, no money from any income source.'
Markets to remain open from 7 AM to 7 PM from today
To encourage commercial activities, markets will be allowed to remain open in the state from 7 AM to 7 PM from today. Till now, the market was being allowed to open from 7 AM to 4 PM. This decision and other directions to ensure proper facilities in quarantine centres were issued by the chief
West Virginia governor moves to allow youth sports with fans
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday said he will allow youth sports to resume games with spectators in the stands this summer as he moves to continue lifting coronavirus restrictions.
Today in 2013: I never rigged the 2012 elections – Mahama
John Dramani Mahama during his time as Ghana’s president in 2013 refused to accept the tag that his party rigged the 2012 General elections that saw the opposition NPP challenging the results at the Supreme Court.
How Kibra has fueled surge of Covid-19 cases as 147 more test positive
Spike in cases in Kibra and Langata linked to lack of social distancing and heavy use of public transport.