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COVID-19: TN sees biggest single day spike of 817 cases

In the biggest single day spike, Tamil Nadu reported 817 fresh COVID-19 cases, which included 138 returnees from Maharashtra, on Wednesday pushing the infection count to 18,545 while six more deaths were recorded. With three men and an equal number of women succumbing to the virus, the fatalities

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The 22nd Biennale of Sydney Is Reopening With Extended Dates

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

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83 NRIs return to Chandigarh

As many as 83 non-resident Indians belonging to Chandigarh have returned to the city till now. Out of these 83 persons, 16 persons have been discharged from the hotels on completion of seven days stay and after they were tested negative. Expatriates from abroad have returned to the city while 70

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1,044 new COVID-19 cases in Mumbai; 32 more patients succumb

With 1,044 new COVID-19 cases, The tally in Mumbai rose to 33,835 on Wednesday, while the toll increased to 1,044 after 32 more patients succumbed to the viral infection, the city civic body said. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in a release, said 240 more patients were discharged

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

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

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Covid-19 being dealt with effectively in Haryana: CM

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

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Two held for swindling Rs 48L through chit fund company

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

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

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

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Survey for jobs to all labourers starts

The survey has started in the State from today to ensure employment to all the labourers who have returned to Madhya Pradesh as per the wish of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. After surveying the labourers of Madhya Pradesh returning to other States, they will be linked to the Sambal Yojana

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Eid: Over 10L UGC posts on ShareChat in 12 languages

ShareChat, leading made in India social media platform witnessed huge traction on the occasion of Eid this year on its platform with more than 10 lakhs UGC post created across 12 languages such as Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Odia and

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Staffer, 10 inmates of Rohini Prison recover from corona

Delhi Prison authorities on Tuesday said that one staff member and ten inmates of Rohini jail have recovered and tested negative for Covid-19. Earlier, Head Wardern of central jail number 10 in Rohini had tested positive for coronavirus on May 15. "He was asymptomatic and had been kept in

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Haryana CM stresses water conservation, crop diversification

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the State was making policies to save water and had sought farmers' suggestions and feedbacks. Expressing concern over falling groundwater level, he said while interacting with farmers in Kurukshetra town that it had reached below 40

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

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

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10 new Covid cases in HP, tally reaches 234

Ten more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh, taking the number of cases to 234 on Tuesday, a Health Department official said. There are 161 active cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the state and 61 people have recovered so far, Additional Chief

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Kolar Police nab three for stealing electronic goods worth Rs 1.5 lakh

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232533896489.html
CM’s Rs 72.66 cr relief for those in distress

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday provided compensation of Rs 72.66 crore to 3300 beneficiaries under the Mukhya Mantri Jan Kalyan Sambal Yojana through one click in the presence of Cabinet members. On this occasion, Chief Minister Chouhan said that this compensation amount is being

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232332556246.html
Airbus experts from France begin probe into Pak air crash

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

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2 officers in charge, 2 junior officers suspended

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

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Fighting Covid-19: Drive to take samples of high-risk cases

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

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Arrivals continue to haggle over paid quarantine

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232731554814.html
Four Pillars’ Sydney Distillery, “The Laboratory”, Will Open in Surry Hills in Mid June

It has two bars, a still making small-batch spirits, a shop and lots of gin. It’s throwing a party on opening weekend with events, masterclasses and of course, cocktails.

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Hospitals to face music for denying treatment to Covid patients

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232939055239.html
4 new COVID-19 cases in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar, total 366

Four more people, including a four-year-old girl, tested positive for coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar on Wednesday, pushing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the district to 366, officials said. Also, nine people were discharged from hospitals after recovery from COVID-19,

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233024086056.html
Bokaro reports 2 new Covid cases

Two new positive cases of Coronavirus infection have been found in Bokaro district, they have returned from Mumbai, informed Mukesh Kumar Deputy Commissioner Bokaro on Tuesday. Aged about 40 years, both are residents of Nawadih block, were admitted at COVID Hospital at Bokaro General Hospital

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Work up health infra, remove bottlenecks: LG to Health Dept

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal directed officials of the health department to review the capacity building of medical infrastructure and remove bottlenecks immediately. Baijal advised for monitoring of containment zones on dynamic basis for focused action. He instructed concerned

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232749454238.html
52-yr-old refuses money to robbers, attacked

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

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12 injured in sand mining dispute

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

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2 fire cases, no casualty; 1,000 jhuggis gutted

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

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40 fresh cases in Kerala, COVID-19 tally breaches 1,000 mark

The COVID-19 Tally in Kerala crossed the one thousand mark on Wednesday, with 40 people,including 37 returnees from abroad and other states, testing positive for the coronavirus. The aggregate of cases nowhas touched1003,while presently445 people are undergoing treatment in various hospitals

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COVID-19: Death toll rises to 4,337; total cases reach 1,51,767 in India

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,337 and the total number of cases climbed to 1,51,767 in the country, registering an increase of 170 deaths and 6,387 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. The number of active coronavirus cases stands at 83,004, while

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Divided Opp still failing in its duty

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

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Haryana records 94 new cases, tally goes past 1,300

Haryana on Tuesday reported 94 new cases of corona virus, taking the State's case tally to 1305 even as 22 patients recovered from various hospitals of the State over the last 24 hours. According to the State government’s health bulletin, 94 fresh cases were reported from Gurugram, Faridabad,

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Digital conference on environment conservation organised for students

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

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B'pur NGO takes slew of Covid relief measures

Voluntary organisation PREM has taken a slew of initiatives to effectively contain corona virus to save precious human lives and to ensure the livelihood of the poor migrant workers at Bharat Mata Resource Center in village R Sitapur near Paralakhemundi under Gajapati district. Significantly, the

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233483458223.html
Youth playing mobile game run over by train

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

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C’garh sees record single day spike in Covid-19 cases

The coronavirus infected persons are increasing in Chhattisgarh consistently. The state recorded the biggest single day spike on Tuesday with 68 fresh cases. With this, the active number of Covid-19 cases in the state rose to 281. Mungeli is till now the worst affected district. It again reported

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27% of total cases in mountainous districts

The nine mountainous districts of the State which were almost free from contagion of Covid-19 till second week of May, now constitute 27 per cent of the total patients of the disease. These districts now have 107 cases of Covid-19 which is an alarming situation for the state health authorities. As

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Poster making contest to be organised for art lovers in city

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

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

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

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Salesman held for killing wife

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

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Dharavi slum's count of COVID-19 cases grows by 18 to 1,639

Dharavi, Mumbai's biggest slum Sprawl, on Wednesday reported 18 new COVID-19 cases, taking the count of such patients in the area to 1,639, an official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. No death due to the deadly infection was reported in Dharavi in the last 24 hours, the

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Coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, govt says lockdown has 'decelerated' pace of COVID-19 spread

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

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China at it, again

Unusual aggression in Ladakh, the worst since Doklam, shows our neighbour is bent on arm twisting us in a post-pandemic world China is becoming as vindictive as the US in getting its way with the world or countries that are dependent on its still viable factory floors. And it has chosen to get

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233562652712.html
Youth drowns while bathing in canal

Bathing in a canal to beat the summer heat proved fatal for a young man on Tuesday. Twenty year old Sharif drowned when he was taking a dip in the Bahadrabad canal. It is being stated that four of his companions were also bathing in the canal, but Sharif went deep towards the swifter flow which

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Palamu SP visits check posts, rural areas

SP Palamu Ajay Linda visited check posts in rural areas where the pedestrian hungry and thirsty get food and water. On Monday Linda was at Chando ( notorious for communal disturbances), Bansdeeh ( infamous for migrants’ sneaking in) and Osaney where a multi-crore road bridge is coming up and his

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U’khand sub-area GOC visits Natraj Bookshop

Major general Rajendra Singh Thakur, the General Officer Commanding , Uttarakhand Sub Area visited the Natraj Bookshop on Tuesday. He was accompanied by his staff officers, colonel S Shankar and colonel Sukhjit Singh. With the lockdown easing slowly in the city, booklovers are making use of the

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144 at all quarantine centres

The Gajapati district administration on Monday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC near all temporary medical camps (TMCs) and quarantine centres to prevent gathering of locals and possible untoward situations over facilities. Gathering has been restricted within100 metre

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Expert group to guide health dept

Amid spike in the Covid-19 curve, the state health department apparently galvanised by change of guard at top has constituted an expert group for controlling the menace of the disease. The department has also set up five working groups for different aspects of the pandemic. The newly

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Govt responsible for misery in quarantine centres: Cong

Expressing grave concern over the mismanagement of the quarantine centres and problems faced by the people kept there, the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Pritam Singh has held apathetic attitude of state government responsible for it. Singh said that situation of quarantine centres in

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Quarantined family returns to find house burgled

Items worth Rs 3 lakh allegedly stolen from their Ulhasnagar home

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192040051836.html
A flurry of activity leads to doubts about govt’s stability

Pawar’s meetings with governor Koshyari and CM Uddhav, followed by Rahul’s remark on Cong’s ‘limited’ role in MVA decision-making give rise to speculation

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191678266353.html
Despite government plea, private doctors fail to report for duty

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

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191768385613.html
Parties wrangle over final year University exams

While BJP-backed ABVP is in favour of exams in July, Sena minister Uday Samant wrote to UGC for cancellation, angering the Governor

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191719843802.html
Exodus of workers from Mumbai leads to spike in rural areas

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

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192800401385.html
BMC to once again test asymptomatic contacts for COVID-19

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

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191698211236.html
Mystic who claimed survival without food and water dies

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

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192870381663.html
SevenHills Hospital launches nationwide hunt for 600 doctors

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

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961193214528178.html
Aviation services on path to normalcy

Mumbai operates 44 flights out of the allocated 50, catering to 4,224 passengers

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961193221611832.html
Pay up or I’ll tell everyone you watch pornography

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

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961193303794860.html
Three dead in state prisons due to Covid, reveals govt affidavit

The prisoners were lodged in Taloja, Yerawada, and Dhule; only those showing symptoms are tested in prisons

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192613842988.html
Dominic Cummings added mention of coronavirus into a year-old blog post about ebola in April - before saying he warned about pandemics 'last year'

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

27 May 00:54 Mail Online 124328111209631344.html
Temple coffers and compassion

In the last fortnight, there was a piece of news from Tamil Nadu, which pertained to 47 rich temples in the context of Covid-19.

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192457734021.html
Four migrant women give birth on the street

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

27 May 00:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191538934041.html
'Time for preparation, not celebration': Senior WHO official warns coronavirus is not defeated and Europe must brace for a deadly second wave this winter

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

27 May 00:34 Mail Online 124328111827106734.html
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV: Slavery, a killer pirate... and a treasure chest of twisted history

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

27 May 00:44 Mail Online 124328112592772815.html
Missing power goals again! Thermal plants all set to miss 2022 pollution target

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

27 May 00:24 The Financial Express 1288289579867243845.html
India to maintain its position along the LAC with China, decides to deploy more troops

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

27 May 00:11 The Financial Express 1288289579549400045.html
What India must do to increase its competitiveness

Time-bound reforms would have a significant impact on competitiveness

27 May 00:59 The Financial Express 1288289579566435957.html
Cyclist is left bloodied and bruised after smashing into wire booby trap deliberately set to snare riders using woodland path during lockdown

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

27 May 00:53 Mail Online 124328112667871797.html
RBI to auction 84-day CMBs worth Rs 80,000 crore

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

27 May 00:49 The Financial Express 1288289580761983865.html
Demand for housing sector will come back in medium term, says HDFC CEO Keki Mistry

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

27 May 00:46 The Financial Express 1288289581575439893.html
How India can develop its health ecosystem into a dominant, post-Covid economic sector

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

27 May 00:36 The Financial Express 1288289579769248893.html
Congress’ Surjewala moves SC seeking to intervene in migrants’ plight issue

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

27 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959142473034906.html
Mumbai finally restored to home delivery of liquor

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

27 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959144239686350.html
Twitter labels Trump's false claims with warning for first time

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

27 May 00:02 the Guardian 1491978796028479024.html
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oyo company now 151 — Makinde

According to available information, the company has about 500 staff

27 May 00:42 The Eagle Online 1463511649568407476.html
Aboriginal people in prison and out-of-home care suffering under 'punitive' Covid-19 restrictions

Report reveals inmates going without soap and children in out-of-home care system being refused contact with families

27 May 00:57 the Guardian 1491978794848470963.html
Mumbai spirited with Liquor supply back to door steps

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

27 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959142910537476.html
Australian-born immunologist Sotiris Tsiodras: Greece would have 13,685 dead if action wasn’t taken

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963437819237.html
How India can push its dairy cart ahead

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

27 May 00:20 The Financial Express 1288289581154662311.html
House of Reps to NDDC IMC: Blackmail won’t stop us from probing you

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

27 May 00:26 The Eagle Online 1463511649143320569.html
Best of BS Opinion: India-China relations, the Covid curve, and more

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

27 May 00:40 Business-Standard 1502508924625636648.html
French optical maker Essilor bets on business rebound as India eases COVID-19 lockdown

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963449545370.html
City of Amarillo’s sales tax revenue seeing potential decrease of $4 million

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

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Stay at home. Our success depends on our compliance.

At the time of writing, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has reportedly infected 5,588,356 people worldwide and 347,873  people are deceased. That number need not have been so high. So what lessons can be learnt?

27 May 00:47 Greek City Times 1506177378001801299.html
Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 death toll in Delhi mounts to 303; highest spike of 792 cases

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963643601473.html
Tesla to cut car prices in North America, China

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963462217626.html
Wanted in Hollywood: COVID-19 consultants to help keep sets safe

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963632921677.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 18 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, count rises to 1,639: BMC

No death due to the deadly infection was reported in Dharavi in the last 24 hours, the official said.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963767614597.html
Oil slides on US-China tensions, doubts about Russian output cuts

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963700354933.html
NTPC to foray into distribution, keen to buy majority stake in BRPL, BYPL

This assumes significance because NTPC is primarily power generation company.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963733360247.html
Nokia shuts Tamil Nadu plant after 42 employees test positive for COVID-19

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963789458053.html
Coronavirus impact: Punjab seeks Rs 51,102 crore fiscal stimulus from Centre

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963652989899.html
Americas will be hardest hit by COVID-19 job losses: ILO

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963624008974.html
China's efforts to bring citizens back from India have nothing to do with border tension: Global Times

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963724451273.html
Six Cabinet members 'privately believe Dominic Cummings should resign' while 40 Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to sack him over 'lockdown breach' controversy

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

27 May 00:36 Mail Online 124328110733398903.html
G R Chintala takes over as NABARD chairman

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963809492444.html
Glenmark gets USFDA nod to market generic drug for muscle pain

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963895468134.html
The going will get tougher for the Indian automobile sector; here's why

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963953614859.html
‘Certainly not an eye-wash’: Nobel-winning economist Abhijit Banerjee on Centre's Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963914622853.html
Ola Financial Services raises Rs 205 crore from Matrix Partners, others

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963668106424.html
COVID-19 here to stay till 2021, aggressive testing needed to curb its spread: Health experts

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963941942842.html
Volkswagen India introduces leasing, flexible financing options to drive sales amid COVID-19

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963980108750.html
Natural gas futures up 0.54% in evening trade

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964128084813.html
Paytm allows Vodafone Idea feature phone users to recharge using UPI

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964151705506.html
Twitter is 'interfering' in US election, 'stifling' free speech, alleges Donald Trump

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964076528436.html
NCLT approves IL&FS stake sale in GIFTCL to Gujarat govt

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964085517827.html
Vestapace to launch 35 satellites for 5G network in India, eyes commencing operation by 2021

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964340893852.html
SC issues notices to Centre, Assam on plea against delimitation process based on 2001 census

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964308437417.html
Private jet demand rises as wealthy Russians spend lockdown in West

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964239728810.html
ICRA expects muted participation in spectrum auction, sees industry debt rising

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964298471762.html
Brokerages upgrade these 15 stocks to buy, expect 11-75% returns in a year

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963828842388.html
Scale-up battle preparedness visualising worst-case scenarios: President Xi Jinping tells Chinese military

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964220216665.html
Cash holdings of PMS schemes decline in April: Report

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964346366871.html
Coronavirus pandemic | Maharashtra reports 105 COVID-19 deaths and 2,190 new cases

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964594463132.html
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail posts Q4 net loss of Rs 146.59 crore

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964395918084.html
Govt steps up locust control operations; drones to be deployed soon

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964562681094.html
States should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore to battle COVID-19 disruptions: Nitin Gadkari

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964550714990.html
Boeing set to announce significant US job cuts this week

A spokesman for the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) union that represents 17,600 Boeing employees told Reuters Tuesday the company informed the union it should expect layoff notices on Friday.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964644712358.html
Will launch statewide agitation if curbs on paddy cultivation stay: Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964655745808.html
'Significant' health questions remain about in-person G7 meeting: Canada PM Justin Trudeau

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964687995066.html
Coronavirus pandemic | Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India cross 1.5 lakh-mark; death toll at 4,337

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964725516051.html
Silver futures dip 0.44% in afternoon trade

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964768790674.html
Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as coronavirus seizes travel industry

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964772189391.html
JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964833461801.html
United Spirits Q4 down 57.8% to Rs 49.3 crore

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964827746435.html
Coronavirus crisis | With hospitals stretched to capacity, housing societies in Mumbai are renting oxygen cylinders: Report

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964822881923.html
A match made in heaven: How Vows for Eternity is redefining confidential matchmaking for global Indians

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964793752702.html
Home delivery of essential medicines can be organised in containment zones: Health Ministry

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964814739612.html
India should avoid understanding Beijing through 'biased' US lens, says Chinese strategic analyst

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965016802250.html
Investor wealth surges by Rs 2 lakh crore as markets rally

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964848320130.html
Coronavirus pandemic | 30,000 weddings cancelled in Gujarat amid COVID-19

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964935375620.html
Migrant crisis: In heart-wrenching video, toddler tries to wake dead mother at Bihar railway station

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965083329945.html
Nepal delays discussion in Parliament to amend Constitution for updating map

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965038180309.html
India must plan implementation of COVID-19 vaccine when it comes: Ashish Jha tells Rahul Gandhi

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965138595346.html
Buy USDINR; target of 76.00 - 76.20: ICICI Direct

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965210038122.html
Wall Street opens higher on recovery optimism

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965054556813.html
Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail plans Rs 1,000 crore rights issue

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965221930271.html
SAT test now optional for US university admissions; Indian test-prep institutes feel the heat

For students, especially from non-native English speaking nations, the SAT is used to test the ability to read and comprehend university-level programmes

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965204687331.html
Adani Ports & SEZ raises Rs 500 crore through allotment of NCDs

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965299540793.html
Titan Company shares down 2% as COVID-19 hits businesses

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965299057535.html
Tesla cuts prices by as much as 6% in North America to boost demand

Auto retail sales in the United States likely halved in April from a year earlier, showed data from J.D. Power.

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965089035918.html
L&T delivers critical nuclear power plant equipment to global customers during lockdown

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965295897836.html
Arogya Sanjeevani: Low-cost insurance, but a regular health cover works better

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965120222730.html
Mercedes-Benz launches C 63 AMG Coupe and AMG GT R, company says planned launches on track

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965391597898.html
World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed: Poll

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965357179901.html
WHO creates foundation to tap new funding sources

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965341224572.html
It is India's hour to shine, but will it?

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965318384233.html
Future Lifestyle Fashions share price down 2% as board mulls fund-raising plan

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965411657469.html
Govt may launch coal blocks auction process under commercial mining on June 11

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

27 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965426105355.html
Ventspils and Jelgava will not be expanded with municipalities or municipal territories

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

27 May 00:00 BNN - Baltic News Network 1847219823222313992.html
Costa Rica Is Now The First Central American Country To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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

27 May 00:40 The Inquisitr 1745625232320863856.html
Bank: Lithuanian billion-rescue-plan may be slowed down by red tape

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

27 May 00:00 BNN - Baltic News Network 1847219822496511064.html
Kansas Governor Vetoes Bill Limiting Her Covid Emergency Powers

Democratic Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have limited her authority to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.

27 May 00:22 Courthouse News Service 1799505149968437020.html
Bryce Hall & Jaden Hossler: TikTok Stars Arrested In Texas For Drug Possession

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

27 May 00:27 Hollywood Life 1852895046510410411.html
Learn about places that do not allow entry without wearing mask

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898629570881.html
Tristan Thompson: Why He Won’t Have To Take A 2nd DNA Test In Paternity Suit – Experts Explain

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

27 May 00:42 Hollywood Life 1852895045657233319.html
What support has the Ministry of Health provided to doctors?

Egypt Today provides information on this support.

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898973356294.html
Egypt’s Sisi discusses mutual relations, latest COVID-19 updates with India’s Modi

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899026283810.html
Egypt repatriates 160 stranded nationals from UAE

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187898903732552.html
Grand Egyptian Museum receives 1006 pieces of Khufu’s second ship

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899528917352.html
Trump sounds warning over Hong Kong's future

Trump promises a 'very interesting' US response within days

27 May 00:36 Rappler 1882105642446286630.html
Deputy governor of Upper Egypt’s Aswan catches coronavirus

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899876519473.html
Torstar to be sold, taken private in $52 million deal

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

27 May 00:31 CP24 1887544296349792373.html
Pics: President follows up on road projects in Egyptian capital

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899317276691.html
Female life expectancy in Egypt grows to 75.1 years in 2019: CAPMAS

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900350051149.html
Reopening mosques for prayers to be only determined by cabinet's committee: Egypt's Awqf Min.

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899825239839.html
25,937 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths rise to 552

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438797658881.html
Torrential rain uproots 50 trees and 40 electricity poles, cuts power supply in Bengaluru

Heavy rains, coupled with thunder, lightning and gusty winds, lashed Bengaluru and the surrounding districts on Tuesday, bringing down dozens of trees, electricity poles and flooding low-lying streets.

27 May 00:16 Deccan Herald 2027555797504552196.html
Egypt to see upcoming COVID-19 peak: health official

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

27 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900354890196.html
Water restrictions lifted in Waihi, Waikino

Residents are still urged to save water where they can.

27 May 00:51 Newshub 2131266985736311181.html
Every learner will be given two masks – coronavirus plans for South African schools detailed

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596438948518738.html
Confusion around whether all of South Africa will move to level 3 lockdown

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439677615799.html
Food prices in South Africa have spiked – particularly these items

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439169355510.html
Business rescue practitioners shut down SAA’s plans to fly again

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440008513821.html
South Africa should revisit alcohol regulations: ANC’s Duarte

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439925410780.html
You can now apply for government’s relief fund for May – but don’t make these mistakes

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439027552231.html
SAA administrators see reasonable chance of rescuing the airline

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440634328638.html
A top trick for great content marketing

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440668196145.html
Woolworths targets online as shoppers take to food delivery service

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

27 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440067842513.html
SAMRC: Apology to Health Dept has nothing to do with Gray’s comments

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

27 May 00:00 2308610106394612233.html
COVID-19: Still no deaths in Mpumalanga, SA cases at 24,264

The virus has not claimed in Mpumalanga, with the province's confirmed cases at 103.

27 May 00:00 2308610106534244116.html
'Don't drive if you're blind' and 'rising Tory revolt': Papers continue to lead with Dominic Cummings row

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

27 May 00:07 ITV News 2184971257338353904.html
COVID-19 council's briefing on level 3 regulations postponed again

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

27 May 00:00 2308610106594299608.html
FFC urges govt to reconsider its fiscal consolidation stance

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni had so far held the line on fiscal consolidation – a policy aimed at reducing the budget deficit and government’s soaring debt-service costs.

27 May 00:00 2308610106759199405.html
Rand falls as Sino-US friction dents risk appetite

At 0645 GMT, the rand traded at 17.4900 per US dollar, 0.45% weaker than its previous close.

27 May 00:00 2308610106632302265.html
Sibanye-Stillwater confirms 11 COVID-19 cases at operations - Makhura

Gauteng Premier David Makhura said that Sibanye-Stillwater has had 11 COVID-19 cases at various operations, including some on the West Rand and some in the Free State.

27 May 00:00 2308610106936616462.html
Africa's female journalists use radio to dispel coronavirus fake news and sexism

Radio is the only source of information in many parts of rural Africa and viewed as an important medium to stem the spread of the coronavirus across the continent which has so far been less severely hit by COVID-19 than other regions.

27 May 00:00 2308610106447048592.html
Mixed reaction from clergy as churches prepare to resume services

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

27 May 00:00 2308610106818889835.html
SAA can still be saved with funding - administrators

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

27 May 00:00 2308610106719605636.html
DA to push for further use of virtual platforms by Parliament

The first virtual question and answer session in the National Assembly would be held on Wednesday since the country went into lockdown in March.

27 May 00:00 2308610106916961913.html
Trump, Biden turn to new presidential campaign field -- Snapchat

The stakes are high: Gen Z (ages 18-23) and millennials (ages 24-39) together make up more than 35% of the American voting population.

27 May 00:00 2308610106599164140.html
Brazil leads daily virus deaths for fifth straight day

Latin America's largest country, which has emerged as a new epicenter in the coronavirus pandemic, has seen its daily death toll surge past that of the United States, the hardest-hit country so far.

27 May 00:00 2308610106941689619.html
Cabinet approves appointment of Sithole as PIC CEO

Sithole is currently the principal executive officer of the Government Employees Pension Fund and the commissioner of the Financial Sector Conduct Authority.

27 May 00:00 2308610106949227268.html
DNA confirms body found near Wewe River is of murdered Andile Mbuthu - family

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

27 May 00:00 2308610106858203076.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

The tweets in question violated a recently expanded Twitter policy, said the San Francisco-based company.

27 May 00:00 2308610107035656548.html
Some civil society groups heading to court over reopening of schools

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107078197959.html
MAHLATSE MAHLASE: Why the decision to open places of worship is disappointing

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

27 May 00:00 2308610106674636301.html
8 suspects nabbed for hijacking truck in Tshwane

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107182478682.html
ANALYSIS: How a post-COVID-19 revival could kickstart Africa’s free trade area

Africa is more vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19 because it is highly dependent on imports for its medicinal and pharmaceutical products and on commodity exports.

27 May 00:00 2308610106686302763.html
Jacob Zuma wants his corruption trial to start soon, say lawyers

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107203166841.html
Iata appeals for govt financial relief as COVID-19 takes toll on aviation sector

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107378674930.html
‘She has more experience than you’: Sisulu defends Susan Shabangu’s appointment

DA MP Emma Powell questioned Susan Shabangu’s credentials as a water expert, prompting an angry response from Lindiwe Sisulu.

27 May 00:00 2308610107200910468.html
Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem bill

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107069749261.html
NUM: Some mining companies not protecting workers from COVID-19

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107407012917.html
SANDF inquiry clears soldiers accused of killing Collins Khosa

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107645915326.html
Scientific data, logic used for govt's tobacco sales ban decision - Dlamini-Zuma

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has submitted the reasons which were taken into account when deciding on regulation 27 that was invoked for the national state of disaster.

27 May 00:00 2308610107567268174.html
EU unveils huge aid plan as virus hammers Latin America

The massive European plan follows other unprecedented emergency measures introduced around the world to rescue economies shattered by the disease, which has claimed more than 350,000 lives as infections top 5.6 million.

27 May 00:00 2308610107284010457.html
Calling on divine intervention: Sunday to mark Day of Prayer against COVID-19

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107672819680.html
Hairdressers head to court today over level 3 restrictions

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107452295843.html
Faith community made huge contribution in fighting COVID-19 - Ramaphosa

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107514244263.html
Couples urged not to sign marriage contracts without court supervision

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107770972311.html
Concerns raised over how places of worship would enforce COVID-19 measures

While religious leaders welcome the decision to partially resume services, not everyone is on board.

27 May 00:00 2308610107677478206.html
NW Health MEC Sambatha ‘impressed’ with Impala Mine’s COVID-19 compliance

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107825830675.html
BRPs stop SAA flights before they even take off

In a statement on Tuesday, SAA said it would resume operations between Johannesburg and Cape Town from mid-June.

27 May 00:00 2308610107970435410.html
UN chief deplores lack of ceasefire during virus

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107901227099.html
UIF compliance no longer a requirement for COVID-19 financial aid

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

27 May 00:00 2308610107991883829.html
Rand falls as Sino-US friction dents risk appetite

The rand fell on Wednesday following global weakness in emerging market currencies due to increasing Sino-US friction over China’s proposed security law for Hong Kong, retreating the two-month high seen a day before.

27 May 00:00 2308610108250416395.html
Restaurant association questions allowing reopening of places of worship

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

27 May 00:00 2308610108211613941.html
Religious groupings will self monitor on COVID-19 compliance - Mthembu

There is now scepticism and fear that allowing these religious gatherings to resume will allow the coronavirus to spread rapidly.

27 May 00:00 2308610108174025557.html
Unhappy unions to urge KZN teachers not to return to schools

Sadtu's Nomarashiya Caluza said that unions were not satisfied with the efforts of the KZN Education Department in preparing schools ahead of teachers’ scheduled return on Thursday.

27 May 00:00 2308610108234036582.html
Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga denounces charges as "lies"

Asked if he understood the charges, Kabuga told the court through an interpreter: “All of this is lies. I have not killed any Tutsis. I was working with them.”

27 May 00:00 2308610108258861753.html
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Ramaphosa has undone the past 2 months of sacrifice & hardship

With the announcement that religious gatherings may resume, President Ramaphosa has undermined his government’s cause and the price will be all of ours to pay, writes Judith February.

27 May 00:00 2308610108040110358.html
City Power identifies Joburg hot spots for 'load rotation'

The power utility said it was facing capacity constraints in most areas especially where illegal connections were on the rise.

27 May 00:00 2308610108312000954.html
Mkhize provides clarity on the level 3 lockdown game plan

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize caused confusion on Tuesday when he told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) that hotspots would remain on level four lockdown.

27 May 00:00 2308610108394004317.html
DA demands details on UIF’s COVID-19 relief payments

The party’s Michael Cardo said the UIF was failing to pay through the employee relief scheme and its website was constantly offline.

27 May 00:00 2308610108462835610.html
4 teachers at separate schools in WC test positive for COVID-19

Schools were shut for over two months but would reopen in a phased approach from Monday for pupils in grades 7 and 12.

27 May 00:00 2308610108388667956.html
Sewage testing ordered in Queensland after 30-year-old's COVID-19 death

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

27 May 00:48 Brisbane Times 2314609338897874379.html
Wanted in Hollywood: COVID-19 consultants to help keep sets safe

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

27 May 00:00 2308610108339358528.html
Ann Coulter Doubles Down on Trump Criticism: 'Jackass President Being a Big Baby'

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

27 May 00:53 TheWrap 2361432282994249000.html
Education department IT manager directed $14m work to his own company

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

27 May 00:49 Brisbane Times 2314609339180059840.html
Privacy fears as China expands use of monitoring tech beyond COVID-19

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

27 May 00:52 Brisbane Times 2314609339893710949.html
APC group: we’ve not withdrawn case against Adetimehin-led exco

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

27 May 00:09 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901644991637.html
Bayelsa sends 25 samples to UPTH - The Nation Nigeria

Chairman, Bayelsa COVID-19 Task Force, Dr Inodu Apoku, has announced that an average of 25 samples are sent daily to University of Port Harcourt ...

27 May 00:03 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901804239080.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check labels to Trump tweets on voting fraud

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

27 May 00:06 POLITICO 2584151346329889622.html
Toronto Star owner Torstar to be sold, taken private in $52- million deal

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

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

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

27 May 00:53 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900079688096.html
Torstar to be sold, taken private in $52-million deal

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

27 May 00:44 CTVNews 2422791598438378575.html
Rumpus in National Assembly Service Commission over Clerk’s, others’ tenure

Over 150 management and senior workers of the National Assembly may be retired soon as the National Assembly Service Commission ...

27 May 00:43 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445899947149508.html
Indian firm launching 5G satellite constellations to provide high-speed internet amid delayed trials

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

27 May 00:00 SpaceDaily 2879240067267418450.html
13 doctors to volunteer at Rajkot civil hospital

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

27 May 00:12 The Indian Express 2885715104661798237.html
After meeting Uddhav, Pawar says no threat to govt in Maharashtra

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

27 May 00:39 The Indian Express 2885715104166203824.html
Gujarat: 364 new cases, death toll at 922

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

27 May 00:13 The Indian Express 2885715105468417232.html
We support Maharashtra govt, not key decision-makers: Rahul

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

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

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

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803310114333.html
BJP not in a hurry, govt will fall on its own: Fadnavis

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

27 May 00:53 The Indian Express 2885715105047382895.html
Ahmedabad saw 1 death each hour in past week

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

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803976676609.html
Be ready for our surprise visit: Gujarat High Court

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

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803882943921.html
Vadodara civic body announces 10% property tax rebate to tide over crisis

Deputy Municipal Commissioner SK Patel said the move is to benefit both the VMC and the citizens. "We are planning to make use of social media and newspapers to ensure that the message about the rebate reaches the people. Property tax is one of our biggest incomes," he said.

27 May 00:00 The Indian Express 2885715105822423456.html
Mangoes, not Covid situation, interest Mayor Bijal Patel

Mayor Bijal Patel miffed when questioned on Covid-19 crisis in city at inauguration of 15-day mango fest at GMDC grounds

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158804442631619.html
IPS officer plays angel to Covid positive constable, family

Police constable, his nurse wife and their children get private hospital treatment after DGP Surolia intervenes; three of them are now back home

27 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158804601561676.html
Interns at BJ Medical College catch super spreader syndrome

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

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

Around 200 people attended the illegal rave on Monday night

27 May 00:00 Mixmag 2902824820208041468.html
Assam to have 4 more labs; eyes 5000 COVID tests per day

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878505154393.html
New survey says 82% of festival goers are comfortable returning to music events

More than 110,000 people were surveyed

27 May 00:00 Mixmag 2902824820314526755.html
GHADC staff file contempt notice in HC

SHILLONG: The Non-Gazette Employees’ Association of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) on Tuesday filed a contempt case against the Chief Executive Member and the Secretary of the Council in the High Court of Meghalaya for non-payment

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878940610136.html
Meghalaya govt not to defer salary for May

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Government has decided not to impose any salary deferment for the month of May.Informing this on Wednesday, Chief minister, Conrad Sangma said that the government had earlier deferred the salaries due to very less devolution of ta

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879127915599.html
Johnny Depp completes painting after 14 years amid lockdown

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878978089956.html
Locust attack feared in eastern UP now

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879211002147.html
Most migrant workers in state back on jobs: CM

 SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday claimed that a majority of migrant workers stranded in the state due to the COVID-19 lockdown have now been engaged in construction activities as permitted by the government.Speaking to media pe

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879172967130.html
SAI resumes sports activities in Delhi

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879253754556.html
Assam Forest Minister visits Dehing Patkai, assures protection

GUWAHATI: The Assam government has categorically said that no harmful activity would be allowed to destroy the flora and fauna at Saleki proposed reserve forest, which is a part of the Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve in Upper Assam.State environment a

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879595933426.html
Five more returnees test positive, quarantined in city

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879625169177.html
No community transmission in state yet: Hek

SHILLONG: Even though positive cases of coronavirus are rising, Health and Family Welfare Minister AL Hek has asserted that there is no community transmission in the region and the state as of now."There is no community transmission as of now and all

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879914011425.html
Return of 1 lakh people poses big quarantine challenge for N-E  (16:50) 

GUWAHATI/AIZAWL:  After a huge surge in COVID-19 cases in the northeastern states, specially in Assam, caused by the return of around 1,00,000 people from other states, the region is facing a very big quarantine challenge.While the Assam government s

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879327699195.html
MLAs slam KHADC move to levy transit fee

SHILLONG: Four Congress MLAs - HM Shangpliang, PT Sawkmie, George Lyngdoh and Kimfa Marbaniang - have shot off a letter to the chief minister lamenting the decision of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) to levy a transit fee of Rs 45

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879833674780.html
Indian Army commanders’ meet kicks off amid Chinese aggression

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879730061197.html
COVID-19 likely to deepen salary crisis in GHADC

TURA: With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic crisis in the state, agony of the employees of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) who are yet to be paid their pending dues for over 24 months, is likely to get compounded  as there is no certa

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880016016171.html
WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over

Bangkok: As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still smack in the middle of the pandemic, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound and renewed international travel.Ri

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880197558556.html
US company trials vaccine candidate in Aus

Canberra: A US biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year.Novavax will inject 131 volunteers in the first phase of the trial testing the

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880317289513.html
Assam cops capture check point in WKH

 NONGSTOIN: Assam Police personnel allegedly chased away their Meghalaya Police counterparts posted at the check point at Salpara in West Khasi Hills district on Tuesday causing panic and fear among villagers of adjoining areas.According to witn

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880521256689.html
China’s openness to spot COVID-19 source lauded

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880342285184.html

The Covid-19 scenario is getting worse in India. With sharp rises in infection rate at 1.50 lakh and death toll of over 4,000 – what is clear is that the lockdown has had a limited impact while Mumbai, Gujarat and Delhi keeps the nation on edge. With

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880370863485.html
Rain & storm wreak havoc; around 1500 affected

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

27 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880422362701.html
WHO: Virus spread ‘still accelerating’ in Brazil, Peru, Chile

WASHINGTON, May 27 — International health authorities expressed concern yesterday over signs the spread of the new coronavirus is still accelerating in Brazil, Peru and Chile. “In South America, we are particularly concerned that the number of new cases reported last week in Brazil was the...

27 May 00:08 Malaymail 302165934985480687.html
Japan's new budget to include US$302b in direct spending, reports Mainichi

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

27 May 00:47 Malaymail 302165935255733618.html
Anger as white woman reports black birdwatcher in Central Park to police

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

27 May 00:21 Malaymail 302165934436532183.html
Data leak on UIF COVID-19 relief scheme website

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

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787689081904.html
Police swarm Hong Kong ahead of flashpoint anthem debate

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

27 May 00:03 Malaymail 302165936073691690.html
How Afrihost launched a winning lockdown campaign

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

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787978928453.html
What will happen to “hotspots” when South Africa moves to level 3

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

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788535503601.html
Lockdown restrictions on SA Post Office relaxed

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

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788814596198.html
The lockdown can hurt ISPs – Depending on the impact in the coming months

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

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788777661129.html
Trump threatens to shut down social media companies after Twitter fact check

President Donald Trump threatened to regulate or shutter social media companies — a warning apparently aimed at Twitter Inc. after it began fact-checking his tweets.

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788783053369.html
MediaWorks staff to hear details of proposed redundancies

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078533367242.html
Woman accused of manslaughter after man 'accidentally set himself alight'

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078541997906.html
Site Of 007’s World Record Barrel Roll Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Millbrook Proving Ground celebrates 50th anniversary

27 May 00:00 Petrolicious 3041673532257216477.html
Family tracks down long-lost brother in Canterbury

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078787729860.html
Arthritis company Promisia pivots into Chch aged care sector

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078681826960.html
Amberley tyre fire arson: Man 'snapped' and torched pile

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078579116225.html
KidsFest gets the green light to go ahead in July

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078728768934.html
Traffic delays expected this weekend due to motorway work

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078626512204.html
Bid to expand Canterbury coal mine meets stiff opposition

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078539932225.html
Electric vehicle makers battle the COVID-19 pandemic

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

27 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103788927114446.html
Uni may move hall residents to house overseas students

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078991431356.html
Green Cabs in liquidation, jobs cut

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079124591230.html
Work to demolish fire-damaged hotel starts this week

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079291028042.html
Tyre fire arson: Man 'snapped' and torched pile

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079184355079.html
Friends take on $1000 Canterbury car rally to support charity

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078991874357.html
Holiday deals hoping to encourage domestic tourism

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079043805129.html
Man arrested over deadly fire at animation studio

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079541134129.html
'Far too long': NZ should be at level 1, says Winston

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079272151387.html
Work on new cell tower begins

Construction of a new non-notified Spark cellphone site has begun in rural Hawea to replace the existing cell site servicing the area. Spark...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080156032658.html
Biden calls Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079375989233.html
PM stands firm on alert level move

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080403995042.html
'Far too long': NZ should be at level 1, says Winston

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079975985971.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080542321646.html
'Fantastic outcome': Missing trampers found

Missing trampers Dion Reynolds and Jessica O'Connor were found when smoke from a fire they lit was seen by a search helicopter - a result police...

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080468608973.html
Force accept terms to re-join Super Rugby

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080348393664.html
Force accept terms to re-join Super Rugby

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

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

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

27 May 00:20 Breitbart 3148363490879092696.html
'Milestone' pay deal reached for teacher aides

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080246469370.html
Green Cabs in liquidation, jobs cut

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

27 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080495628284.html
Donald Trump: 'Twitter Is Now Interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election'

Trump accused Twitter of interfering in the 2020 presidential election after branding one of his tweets warning about election fraud "false."

27 May 00:29 Breitbart 3148363491822597531.html
Biden on His 'Ain't Black' Comment: Charlamagne tha God 'Was Being a Wise Guy'

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

27 May 00:31 Breitbart 3148363491478517653.html
Donald Trump: Widespread Vote-by-Mail Will 'Destroy this Country'

President Donald Trump continued to berate Democrats for pushing vote-by-mail despite concerns about voter fraud.

27 May 00:43 Breitbart 3148363492694572015.html
Pentagon taking steps to relax ‘stop movement’ order | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 00:16 Star-Advertiser 3439335389252603359.html
K'taka seeks Centre's nod to reopen places of worship from 1 June

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383053453115.html
354 domestic flights soar the skies on day 3: Aviation minister

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383213326760.html
Trump offers to 'mediate' between India and China

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383016003815.html
Child dies as man hunts for milk at railway station

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383510152648.html
Muslims celebrate major holiday amid curfews, virus fears | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 00:59 Star-Advertiser 3439335388717664128.html
Pangolin rescued from Odisha quarantine centre to undergo COVID-19 test

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384373183650.html
Diplomatic talks are on with China to resolve standoff: NASB member

Diplomatic talks are on with China to resolve standoff: NASB member. 'The Indian army is a professional army. They can handle such a situation'

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383690994173.html
Top Army commanders meet amid China's Ladakh offensive

Top Army commanders meet amid China's Ladakh offensive. The main focus will be on the situation in eastern Ladakh where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in an eyeball-to-eyeball face-off in sensitive areas like Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley, Demchok and Daulat Beg Oldie

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384215899279.html
Beware of opportunist China!

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383619179795.html
What the papers say – May 27

Reports of a Tory revolt over the Dominic Cummings saga feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.

27 May 00:08 Shropshire Star 3480199991776442285.html
Chargesheets filed against 376 for attending Tablighi in Delhi

Chargesheets filed against 376 for attending Tablighi in Delhi. According to the chargesheets, all the foreign nationals have been booked for violating visa rules, violating government guidelines issued in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic and regulations regarding Epidemic diseases Act, Disaster Management Act and prohibitory orders under section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure.

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384800750243.html
'China must know Indians are no pushovers'

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384465089416.html
Nepal delays discussion in parliament to amend constitution for updating map

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384061832143.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'stifling' free speech after fact check

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

27 May 00:03 TheHill 355432919328975715.html
'We're well prepared to handle any surge in COVID-19 cases'

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384742507959.html
Sessions goes after Tuberville's coaching record in challenging him to debate

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

27 May 00:24 TheHill 355432918422945638.html
Boris Johnson to face grilling over top aide Dominic Cummings

The Prime Minister’s top adviser remains at the centre of a political storm, with at least 30 Tory MPs publicly calling for him to go.

27 May 00:28 Shropshire Star 3480199991313807137.html
COVID-19 here to stay till 2021: Health experts

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384811744455.html
Again, El-Rufai extends Kaduna lockdown by two weeks

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Kaduna State Government has extended the lockdown it imposed on the state to contain the spread of the coronavirus for another two weeks. But the two weeks lockdown woul...

27 May 00:45 Punch Newspapers 3524240995718511816.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

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

27 May 00:59 Pulse Live 3606876835443605297.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

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

27 May 00:17 Pulse Live 3606876834846459286.html
'BJP can stoop to any level to grab power'

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

27 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384500709093.html
Animal welfare: New food label proposed to 'guarantee transparency’ in pig breeding

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

27 May 00:00 3674007564703259084.html
Iceland cuts food waste 23% in two years as it commits to a 50% cut by 2030

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

27 May 00:00 3674007565689519740.html
What's Next for Global Citizen's COVID-19 Efforts After Success of 'One World'?

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425082161982.html
Good Works: Tencent and Universal Team Up on Charity PPE Distribution

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426056731841.html
Ultra Music Fest Hit With a Class Action Over Refusal to Issue Ticket Refunds

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426129996125.html
Sony/ATV Promotes Peter Brodsky to General Counsel, EVP Business Affairs

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426488353074.html
Ryman Hospitality Backs Out of Deal to Purchase Austin City Limits Property

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426450330401.html
‘The meal kit model is unsustainable’: How can recipe box companies maintain their lockdown momentum?

Lockdown measures have driven an unprecedented surge in demand for recipe box services. Yet once the dust settles, so too will subscription numbers, suggests Philip Koh, co-founder of London-based brand design agency Without. “Meal kits are unlikely to become the norm,” he told FoodNavigator.

27 May 00:00 3674007565990804448.html
Administrators deny South African Airways set to start flying

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161335411329.html
Alan Jackson Launches His First-Ever 'Small Town Drive-In' Concerts

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329427119853913.html
Exiled ex-minister rubbishes Govt third force claim on abductions

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161368118082.html
Zimbabwe ruling party calls for arrest of opposition officials for faking abductions

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161562692513.html
World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed – Poll

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161539600660.html
Here Are All the Drive-In Concerts Happening Due to Social Distancing

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329426819744599.html
Zambian president pardons gay couple jailed for 15 years

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161770812534.html
Electric motorbike gives Zimbabwean rural women path out of poverty

WEDZA, Zimbabwe, (Reuters) – In the rural Zimbabwe district of Wedza, a new electric-powered motorcycle is helping bring income to poor women and easing the burden of looking after families.

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161648261082.html
Stock markets mixed as China-US tensions return to fore

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161575214764.html
Harare man jailed for conning Singaporean investor

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162683401012.html
Bail hearing in hospital for injured MDC Alliance officials

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424161806611062.html
US toll of new virus deaths under 700 for third day straight

The overall death toll is now 98,875.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388829578696258.html
She is the World’s highest paid woman CEO

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

27 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162098794746.html
Uganda approves return of citizens stranded abroad over Covid-19

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

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830577357805.html
South Africa to let places of worship reopen from June

They will be limited to 50 people.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830452471110.html
Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga denounces charges as "lies"

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

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830882560572.html
Covid-19: Kenya cases jump to 1,471 as 123 test positive

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

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830936662933.html
Brazil leads in daily coronavirus deaths for fifth straight day

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

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830851284875.html
Underestimating the Office of the President

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388829944399426.html
All the Musicians Who Have Spoken Out About Having Coronavirus

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

27 May 00:00 Billboard 3719329425672678262.html
Zimbabwe police charge activists, journalists with violating Covid-19 rules

The three women were reportedly abducted while in police custody.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831044300173.html
Trump, Biden turn to Snapchat in presidential campaign

The photo-sending app boasts 229 million users.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831592405026.html
Administrators rule out mid-June return for SAA flights

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

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

CNL officials preparing appeals, says a party lawmaker.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831501318146.html
Boeing Job Cuts to Start Hitting Seattle-Area Workers This Week

Boeing Co. is poised to unveil deep job cuts to its Seattle-area engineering ranks this week as the planemaker shrinks its workforce to cut costs amid the sharpest contraction in aviation history.

27 May 00:31 4032480121597691943.html
Coronavirus: How childminders are caring for children in their own home

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

27 May 00:47 BBC News 3883826128263843118.html
US Lawmakers Raise Amendment in Privacy Bill Concerning Warrantless Surveillance Against its Citizens

Both sides of the aisle will deal with privacy issues that will deter unwarranted surveillance of Americans by the government.

27 May 00:52 Tech Times 4011848567157905485.html
COVID-19: Lawyers Fault Nigerians Threatening To Sue Chinese Government For $200bn

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

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744696349581.html
African Development Bank President, Adesina, Maintains Innocence Despite Calls For Probe

The United States Department of Treasury had called for an independent of the allegations against Adesina despite the AfDB clearing him of all wrongdoing.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745237106610.html
US closes probes into 3 senators over their stock trades

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

27 May 00:22 WVLT 4089046911024433969.html
875 Commit Suicide During Lockdown In Nepal

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

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745055891282.html
Why Buhari Will Not Intervene In Pantami And Dabiri-Erewa Face off —Odumakin

Recall that Dabiri-Erewa revealed in an interview how gunmen chased the commission’s staff from office on the orders of Pantami.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745457249363.html
Amtrak Plans Deep Workforce Cuts Ahead of Slow Pandemic Recovery

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

27 May 00:42 4032480121813641280.html
COVID-19: West African Traders Losing 30 Per Cent Of Produce To Movement Restrictions

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

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745947545920.html
IGP Team Arrests Four Delta Journalists For Undisclosed Offence

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

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745475395904.html
Coronavirus: Over 200 Stranded Ghanaians In Dubai Cry For Help

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

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745974543029.html
Why Prices Of Basic Items Soar In Nigeria Despite Petrol Cost Reduction

While inter-state travel across the country has been banned by the federal government, vehicles carrying essential supplies, as well as essential personnel, retain unrestricted movement. Effiong said the reality on the ground tells a different story.

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745036088982.html
BREAKING: DSS Releases Detained Akwa Ibom Journalist After Public Outcry

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

27 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699746102364175.html
Fed could adopt yield curve control

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

27 May 00:56 FXStreet 4480975638065671871.html
How Covid-19 is ruining plans for students to study abroad 

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

27 May 00:19 India Today 4286117812778992604.html
9 Interview Questions Successful Remote Workers Will Ace

This is what employers are looking for right now.

27 May 00:00 Thrive Global 4395312877909562376.html
Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time

Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets

27 May 00:40 Digital Journal 4566489172603662838.html
Hong Kong police stamp out national anthem law protests

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

27 May 00:00 Digital Journal 4566489173043571445.html
Can you guess who are the most pressured athletes in the World?

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

27 May 00:00 SportsMax 4584028978071033855.html
Trump claims Twitter is 'interfering in the 2020 presidential election' by fact-checking tweets

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

27 May 00:37 Washington Examiner 4625792332601035435.html
Joe Biden hires voting rights director, contrasting Trump's move to hinder mail-in ballots

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

27 May 00:26 Washington Examiner 4625792332118925538.html
Karnataka schools slated to re-open from July 1

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

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149708140335424.html
WHO praises China for 'very consistent message' of 'openness' in virus investigation

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

27 May 00:01 Washington Examiner 4625792333237431008.html
‘Complete syllabus with online classes’

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has directed the Higher Education Department to complete the syllabus by conducting online classes.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709788408539.html
Dog squad to get 50 dogs for Rs 2.5 crore

As many as 50 dogs will be adopted and inducted into the Dog Squad at a cost of Rs 2.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709112831105.html
Bengaluru Containment Zones: At least 20 zones in city are no longer in the red

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

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149707945617150.html
Woman gang-raped by two men, but her ordeal doesn’t end there

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

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709423357334.html
Enter only if you test -ve

State Govt decides to do away with compulsory institutional quarantine from June 1 and allow only the uninfected to come in In an effort to prevent people with Covid-19 from entering the State, the go.

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149708812985728.html
Home is where the accidents are

Surgeons are seeing almost 15 to 20 cases in a month as compared to just 1-2 freak accident cases previously While road traffic accidents drastically dropped during lockdown period, there was a spike .

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149708738992485.html
Tom Homan to urge Trump to challenge New York law criminalizing cooperation with federal immigration authorities

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

27 May 00:35 Washington Examiner 4625792333711260694.html
Galvez calls for probe on blast in Maguindanao

Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. on Tuesday called for an investigation of the explosion in Barangay Kitango, Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao, that killed two children and wounded several others on May 24.

27 May 00:30 4715274785023840990.html
Release of more declassified Russia investigation documents hinges on Ratcliffe

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

27 May 00:41 Washington Examiner 4625792332544074736.html
Pinoys among 8 sailors freed from kidnappers

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

27 May 00:40 4715274785096425018.html
Curfew no bar for encroachers in Kalyan Nagar

Residents say in the night, a compound wall is being constructed on a CA site that houses 100-yr-old memorial Seems like the lockdown has come as a cover for the activities of encroachers to flourish .

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149710055394812.html
Tribeca Film Institute Winds Down Operations, Will Close Completely in September

Tribeca leaders left open the possibility that TFI could rise again.

27 May 00:49 IndieWire 5001780946233112612.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

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

27 May 00:13 5090408755924148728.html
14.75 Lakh Migrants Register As UP Plans To Employ Them In Industrial Units

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

27 May 00:23 5090057682112173500.html
No Country for Old People

Sweden did not set out to kill thousands of its older citizens. Nor did any country as COVID-19 swept across the globe. But Sweden’s…

27 May 00:00 Nautilus 4935054486039602776.html
Bank of Canada urges stores to continue to accept cash

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

27 May 00:31 Toronto 5211060989923613795.html
Hand sanitiser dispensers for courts, police stations in St Elizabeth

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — A three-week campaign to raise money and equipment rece...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348613877636204.html
Lockdown worth it, say four Duterte men

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

27 May 00:10 4715274785111980290.html
One dead, boy and woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting: police

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

27 May 00:39 52741010487324910.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, an ardent Trump supporter, cautioned that an abrupt withdrawal would be "horrendous.". Read more at

27 May 00:55 5090408757581595504.html
Gucci, Saint Laurent seek radical redo of fashion calendars

SOAVE, Italy (AP) — Gucci and Saint Laurent are two of the highest-profile luxury f...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614067932512.html
Video shows cop kneeling on neck of black man who died

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

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348613791316339.html
Canada will accept incomplete study permit applications

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

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614045481064.html
Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA — New Democrats joined forces Tuesday with the governing Liberals to waive normal House of Commons proceedings for another four months during the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:34 52741008961611725.html
Military report details 'disturbing' issues in Ontario long-term care homes

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

27 May 00:19 52741009882904655.html
Jamaica celebrates World Food Safety Day on June 7

JAMAICA will join the rest of the world on June 7 in the second staging of World Food Saf...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615410158012.html
How to vote in US elections if residing outside country

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

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348613926703146.html
US donates additional $44 million to Jamaica's COVID-19 response

The United States Government has committed an additional $44 million (U...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615779516710.html
The Crown outlines its 'overwhelming' and 'cogent' evidence

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614737218204.html
This day In History - May 27

Today is the 148th day of 2020. There are 218 days left in the year

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615341110436.html
Mom hurting from daughter's death wants legislative changes

SHATTERED by the death of her youngest daughter a month ago after she was denied access t...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615651912913.html
Rivlin on Leifer trial: 'No one will use Israel to evade justice' - Foreign Affairs

President Rivlin touts Jerusalem court's decision that Australian-Israeli teacher Malka Leifer may stand trial, paving way for extradition.

27 May 00:58 Israel National News 5374683668949827752.html
Costa Rica: First same-sex weddings held despite pandemic

Costa Rica has become the first Central American nation to make same-sex marriage legal. Dozens of couples are taking advantage of the new law, although ceremonies must abide by coronavirus social distancing rules.

27 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934690054426542.html
Steve Kerr, Skylar Diggins Blast Cops Over Death of Minnesota Man (TWEET)

Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr made sure to voice his opinion about the death of a black man…

27 May 00:12 Total Pro Sports 5536572205151061800.html
In Canada, non-status women are being left behind

Non-status women remain largely invisible in the COVID-19 public health response and emergency support programs.

27 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241322045875449.html
CMU to miss report deadline due to auditing delay

OFFICIALS of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) were again put in the hot seat at th...

27 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615800888300.html
Days after refusing to intervene, Supreme Court finally takes suo motu cognisance of human tragedy of migrant workers

Days after refusing to intervene, the Supreme Court has finally decided to take notice of the plight of migrant workers, who've been forced to go through unspeakable miseries due to an unplanned lockdown announced by the Indian government.

27 May 00:25 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720206687031268.html
Richard Ali: 'There's a growing dictatorship of disinformation in Nigeria'

The coronavirus lockdown in Nigeria has let the genie out of the bottle, writer Richard Ali says. The ensuing rise in ethnic populism in the digital space has to be confronted by journalists and artists alike.

27 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934689034897985.html
Nokia shuts plant in Tamil Nadu after 42 test positive for COVID-19

NEW DELHI: Nokia last week suspended operations at a telecoms gear manufacturing plant in southern India, the company said on Tuesday (May 26), ...

27 May 00:45 CNA 5644198863551122497.html
Downing Street condemned over ‘vindictive’ treatment of openDemocracy

Number 10’s ban on openDemocracy asking questions at COVID-19 briefings part of a “Trumpian” attack on press freedom, say free speech campaigners.

27 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241321708383006.html
Four US police officers fired after death of unarmed black man

A video of a handcuffed black man dying while a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck for more than five minutes sparked a fresh furor in the US over police treatment of African Americans Tuesday.

27 May 00:28 France 24 5635134571667222112.html
U.S. House backs bill to pressure China over Uighur rights

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

27 May 00:00 5710361974671824413.html
Dow Busts Move Higher on Late Buying as Traders Bank on Financials to Shine

Dow Busts Move Higher on Late Buying as Traders Bank on Financials to Shine

27 May 00:00 5710361974459660047.html
Stocks - Dow Jumps as Financials Take Spotlight Amid Stumble in Tech

Stocks - Dow Jumps as Financials Take Spotlight Amid Stumble in Tech

27 May 00:00 5710361974567458685.html
Exclusive: Research finds concerning drop in U.S. colorectal cancer screenings and surgeries

Exclusive: Research finds concerning drop in U.S. colorectal cancer screenings and surgeries

27 May 00:00 5710361974668536190.html
Britain to provide anti-viral drug remdesivir to some COVID-19 patients

LONDON: Britain will provide the anti-viral drug remdesivir to certain COVID-19 patients that it is most likely to benefit as part of a ...

27 May 00:57 CNA 5644198864268084466.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

27 May 00:00 5710361975446319850.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

27 May 00:00 5710361975053608833.html
United reshuffles management as it prepares for uncertain recovery

United reshuffles management as it prepares for uncertain recovery

27 May 00:00 5710361975576598223.html
Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

27 May 00:00 5710361975613000168.html
StockBeat: Banks Take up the Baton as Cyclical Rally Continues

StockBeat: Banks Take up the Baton as Cyclical Rally Continues

27 May 00:00 5710361975728478821.html
S&P 500, Dow Indices On Course For Best May Performance Since 2009; USD Lags

Forex Analysis by Ashraf Laidi covering: EUR/USD, AUD/USD, USD/CAD, S&P 500. Read Ashraf Laidi's latest article on

27 May 00:00 5710361975908472175.html
World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed: Reuters poll

World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed: Reuters poll

27 May 00:00 5710361975741335253.html
Opening Bell: U.S. Futures, Stocks Jump On More Stimulus, Economic Restarts

Market Overview Analysis by (Pinchas Cohen/ covering: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, XAU/USD. Read (Pinchas Cohen/'s latest article on

27 May 00:00 5710361975922559582.html
Chart Of The Day: Gold Could Rally No Matter Which Way Stocks Go

Commodities Analysis by (Pinchas Cohen/ covering: XAU/USD, Gold Futures. Read (Pinchas Cohen/'s latest article on

27 May 00:00 5710361976015323485.html
Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

Tech reboot in store for EU as plans recovery from crisis

27 May 00:00 5710361976081911987.html
Exclusive: Volkswagen in final talks to seal biggest M&A deals in China EV sector - sources

Exclusive: Volkswagen in final talks to seal biggest M&A deals in China EV sector - sources

27 May 00:00 5710361976311579214.html
Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

27 May 00:00 5710361976449982252.html
'Mothership' office on horizon but don't write off London: Canary Wharf

'Mothership' office on horizon but don't write off London: Canary Wharf

27 May 00:00 5710361976198495525.html
Nationwide rolls out online mental health tools for staffers

Nationwide Building Society has built an online tool that helps employees who are experiencing mental health issues during the Covid-19 outbreak get access to support.

27 May 00:01 Finextra 6000504749510127298.html
Misinformation About a Virus Can Be Deadly

Rejecting misinformation requires cognitive effort, and people can become "cognitive misers" who don't like to think.

27 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805838728475023.html
With debt crunch looming, Sri Lanka needs help from its friends

With debt crunch looming, Sri Lanka needs help from its friends

27 May 00:00 5710361976546557872.html
Why Men Refuse to Wear Face Masks

Men are three times as likely as women to admit that they do not wear face masks. This fits with a broader pattern of better health behavior by women.

27 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805839471790689.html
Asia Session: Regional Equities Mixed On Hong Kong Tension; Oil Consolidates

Market Overview Analysis by MarketPulse (Jeffrey Halley) covering: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD, USD/CAD. Read MarketPulse (Jeffrey Halley)'s latest article on

27 May 00:00 5710361976240180364.html
As Schools Consider Reopening, Many Kids Say “No Thanks"

A lot of kids will struggle with returning to camps and school. The time is now to prepare and plan for this transition.

27 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805839573019750.html
Domestic violence reports on the rise as COVID-19 keeps people at home, study shows

Researchers have found an increase in domestic violence reports in Los Angeles and Indianapolis since the stay-at-home restrictions were implemented in March.

27 May 00:00 ScienceDaily 600754802471479982.html
Zuckerberg Criticizes Twitter For Fact-Checking Trump Tweets

‘Private companies probably shouldn't be, especially these platform companies, shouldn't be in the position of doing that,’ he told Fox News.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530331238901.html
Biden Hopes To Announce VP Pick By August 1st

He says his selection committee has interviewed everyone on his shortlist.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530433972494.html
Annoying Security Line At Charlotte Airport Is Maybe A Good Sign For American Airlines

A video of a long security line at Charlotte Douglas was posted on Twitter Monday. On the negative side, the line recalled all the inconveniences of packed airports. On the plus side, same thing.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530432532546.html
Future-Proof Your KYB, KYC And Risk In One API

Data aggregation with automation has been the next big milestone the risk industry has been trying to reach.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530309227945.html
Jump In Mortgage Refinancing Leads To Record-Breaking Loan Volume For Lenders

Low mortgage interest rates continue to fuel a surge in refinance activity amid the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in record-breaking loan volume for lenders.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530432887869.html
Under Los Angeles Public School Reopening Plan, Students Must Wear Masks All Day

Students should attend on a staggered schedule that makes it possible to limit to 16 the number present in class at one time.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530347570282.html
Stop Calling The Police On Black People

This article explores the modern day phenomenon of White people calling the police on innocent Black people, which was most recently seen in the viral video of "Central Park Karen."

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530497951688.html
Manhattan’s Marea Makes Its Way To The Hamptons

The $450 meal kits serves four.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530643127329.html
‘Close Them Down’: Trump Threatens To Shut Down Social Media Platforms

Twitter fact-checked the president on one of his tweets for the first time Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530705218106.html
In Break With Trump, Sean Hannity Just Told A Surprising Truth About Face Masks

As America heads into a deeply divisive presidential election, on Tuesday Sean Hannity gave a brief reminder that there is one thing that transcends partisanship: public health.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530605840639.html
Boeing Slashes Over 12,000 Jobs, With More Cuts Coming

The cuts come as the commercial airline industry has seen a historic fall in demand.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530527375092.html
XpresSpa Pivots To Coronavirus Testing At New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport

The pilot concept paves the way for the company to enter the medical sphere and widen its reach within the health and wellness segment.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530567186209.html
European Union Reveals $826 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan To Battle Coronavirus Damage

Under the proposal, the EU will issue €750 billion in government bonds and then distribute that cash to its member states through grants and loans. Nothing will happen, however, until all 27 of the EU’s member states approve.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530825767604.html
College Is About To Change Forever--And Music Education Is Not Immune

Higher education will be greatly affected by COVID-19. Musicians and music business students have historically been faced with expensive tuitions, and with campus distancing, online courses and employers now questioning the value of degrees, the future of music education could be entirely reshaped.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530707251719.html
72% Of U.S. Voters Believe President Trump Should Wear A Face Mask When Around Others: Poll

Pressure has grown around Trump over his continued decision not to wear a face mask.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530819678736.html
Boeing Resumes 737 MAX Production After Announcing Over 12,000 Job Cuts

The 737 MAX hasn't been allowed to fly since March of 2019, following deadly crashes.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530839611182.html
Six Fallacies That Will Stall Covid-19 Recovery

Full recovery from Covid-19 will take time, especially with a looming second wave of infections. Nature will not relent. Leaders hoping to reduce the devastation can control only the human response, which starts with strategy. Here are six fallacies to avoid.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530742112905.html
The “Yeah, Sure” Theory Of Business Success: Entrepreneurship After COVID.

We can emerge from the Coronavirus economic bust stronger than ever if we follow the lead of those who entered the current economy with eyes wide open.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531041690874.html
Spain Enters ‘Longest Period Of Mourning’ For 27,000 People Who Died With Coronavirus

Spain is entering the biggest period of national mourning seen so far anywhere in the world, in remembrance of the thousands of people it lost to coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531242270393.html
7 Ways Credit Cards Can Help Grow Your Business

A business credit card isn’t just something you need to help separate your personal and company expenditures. When used properly, credit cards are tools that can help you build your business and, more importantly, improve your bottom line.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530936828178.html
Minneapolis Mayor Calls For Charges Against Officer Who Knelt On George Floyd’s Neck

If most people, particularly people of color, had done what a police officer did late Monday, they’d already be behind bars.”

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531229460316.html
Who Wins And Who Loses In The Office Of The Future?

Office space may be less in demand. Likely a hybrid workspace will develop. Some employees will work from home, others in the office. There will be team meetings in physical space, certainly, but lots of team collaboration will be done virtually.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531064646341.html
The Joint Commission To Resume Hospital Inspections After Pandemic Hiatus

The Joint Commission, accreditor of thousands of U. S. healthcare facilities is set to resume its surveys in June as hospitals and health systems re-open to visitors and begin to return hospital operations to a new normal.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531336987767.html
Fauci: ‘We Might Have A Vaccine By The End Of The Year’

Dr. Fauci’s timeline would be one of the shortest in history for vaccine development.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531189119381.html
Kellyanne Conway Compares Voting In Person To Standing In Line At Georgetown Cupcake, Which Is Delivery-Only

The comment is part of an all out assault on mail-in voting by the Trump administration.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531438835603.html
Zipline Drones Will Continuously Drop Supplies To Hospital In North Carolina

Granted a waiver to operate due to the coronavirus pandemic, the operation could define how drone delivery works in the U.S. Its usefulness hinges on just how valuable a few pound of air-dropped supplies can be.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531254853349.html
Education After COVID-19 Cannot Be Reimagined Without A Racial Justice Plan

Without a plan to achieve racial justice in schools, any post-COVID-19 plan for reopening schools is inherently flawed.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531502995157.html
LeBron Speaking Out On Deaths Of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery See Him Stand Up Where Michael Jordan Would Not

Thank goodness, when it comes to social injustice, LeBron James is the anti-Michael Jordan, especially in times like these. We need high-profile athletes with guts, and Jordan lacked them when he wasn't dribbling.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531595421465.html
Coronavirus Has Now Killed 100,000 Americans

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

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531592592317.html
Texas Supreme Court Halts Expansion Of Mail-In Voting

Voters can’t cite a lack of immunity to the coronavirus as a reason for getting a mail-in ballot, the court ruled.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531673966446.html
5 Ways The Pandemic Will Change The Future Of Tours

The coronavirus pandemic will change the future of tours and activities as companies figure out how to protect the health of their clients and restore their confidence.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531582876877.html
This Is What You Should Expect When You Check Into These Major Hotels

As hotels begin to reopen around the world, new, stringent health and safety protocols are in place, particularly system wide at two major brands: Four Seasons and Mandarin Oriental.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531708061677.html
Startling Figures Reveal Extent Of Government Support For Beleaguered Economy

Figures from the government confirm it is backing loans and other support mechanisms worth tens of billions to the UK economy

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531763709193.html
Gowns 4 Good: Your Graduation Gown Repurposed As PPE

Gowns4Good was recently launched by Nathaniel Moore, a physician assistant working in the ER at the University of Vermont, using repurposed graduation gowns for PPE.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531719062962.html
Trump’s Press Secretary Has Solely Voted By Mail Since 2010, Report Says, Despite Claims Of Fraud Risks

Kayleigh McEnany has defended President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims that mail-in voting leads to election fraud.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531794681195.html
As Europe Unveils “green” Recovery Package, Trans-Atlantic Rift On Climate Policy Widens

The European Union is using the economic downturn to accelerate its clean energy transition. In the US, a surprise new policy that would provide relief to the oil and gas sector shows it has different priorities during the crisis.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531767801694.html
Montreal Shatters May Temperature Record With A 98°F High On Wednesday

Wednesday's high temperature of 98°F in Montreal, Quebec, is one of the city's hottest temperatures on record.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531812535286.html
Los Angeles Domestic Violence Hotline Calls Double Since Shutdown

California was one of the earliest locations to shut down, and Los Angeles County now reports that calls to the county’s domestic violence hotline have more than doubled since the virus hit.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531837550065.html
New Poll Shows Only Half Of Americans Would Get A Covid-19 Vaccine Once Available

Would you get a coronavirus vaccine? Only half of Americans answer yes.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531856359030.html
McConnell Contradicts Trump, Says There’s ‘No Stigma’ In Wearing A Mask

The president has criticized reporters for wearing masks and consistently refused to wear one at public events.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531837892981.html
Millions Of U.S. Jobs Are Never Coming Back From The Covid-19 Recession

“We find three new hires for every 10 layoffs caused by the shock and estimate that 42% of recent layoffs will result in permanent job loss."

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531904657161.html
Research Firm: Market’s Risk Is Phenomenally High, 2nd Dive Likely

Equity Risk Science, a big-data analytics firm, created a risk measure that says the current market is still very risky and likely to take another big dive, due to the high debt levels of many large companies.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531926729682.html
Affordable Insulin For Seniors Presents The Playbook To Lower Drug Costs

President Trump announces a plan that will significantly help seniors in the war against rising prescription drug prices, which is an issue that has been particularly hurting older Americans for years, and now more significantly during the Covid-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532053626029.html
Stocks Cut Gains, Dow Up 200 Points As Tech Shares Slide

The Dow broke above 25,000.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532114941782.html
Driving Instructors Slam Ministers And Tory MPs For Backing Dominic Cummings’ Defective Eyesight Driving Offense

In subsequent radio and TV interviews, government ministers and Tory MPs have tied themselves in knots supporting Cummings’ law-breaking 30-mile drive to Barnard Castle, County Durham.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532320255158.html
Dow Closes Above 25,000 For First Time Since March

The S&P also broke above 3,000, its best close since March.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532265693543.html
Boxing Is Back: Shakur Stevenson, Jamel Herring To Return To The Ring In June, July

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has given its blessing for boxing promoter Top Rank to begin holding empty-arena fights in Las Vegas.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532364596310.html
Gatsby, Website-Building Startup Backed By Index Ventures, Raises $28 Million

Gatsby, a website development startup aiming to rival companies from Squarespace to Google is now valued more than $200 million after a funding round led by Index Ventures.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532108394933.html
University Of Nevada, Las Vegas Business School Answers The Humanitarian Call

In light of the tragedy of the coronavirus, humanitarians like Andre Carrier and Greg Lee, and the Lee family foundation, are bold enough to look for a way to end the pandemic.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532342591321.html
New Paper Finds Startling Number Of Asymptomatic Covid-19 Carriers

An unwitting study on a small ship headed out just as the pandemic was starting reveals some interesting realities about the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532388455330.html
2020 Has Been Difficult For The Black Community. Discrimination At Work Only Adds Insult To Injury

Factors such as the global pandemic and its devastating impact on blacks, the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and ongoing experiences with discrimination and antiblack racism in the workforce can contribute to racial battle fatigue (RBF), which has detrimental mental hea...

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532160004409.html
The Media And Masks: A Confusing Narrative For Americans

The benefit of the mask, “comes not from shielding the mouths of the healthy but from covering the mouths of people already infected.” This unambiguous scientific message of communal responsibility remains absent from mainstream media which continues to divide Americans over the mask.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532386074714.html
The $20 billion self-driving startup Cruise is adding to its leadership team even as autonomous-vehicle companies are hitting the brakes during the pandemic

Regina Dugan, a veteran of DARPA, Google, and Facebook will be Cruise's first independent director on the company's board.

27 May 00:43 Business Insider 6060062399733954525.html
Bitcoin Exchange Bitbuy Partners With Knox Security To Offer Full Deposit Insurance

Canadian exchange Bitbuy has partnered with the Montreal-based Knox security firm to offer its clients comprehensive insurance on their cryptocurrency deposits.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532431724178.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

Earlier in the day, Twitter added links to two of Trump's tweets prompting users to "get the facts" about mail-in ballots.

27 May 00:13 Business Insider 6060062399692907000.html
After 63 days, 2 premier stadiums in New Delhi reopen for SAI trainees

More sports News: The gates of the city’s two most prominent stadiums, Jawaharlal Nehru and Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, were thrown open on Tuesday after 63 days. Only a

27 May 00:52 The Times of India 6060938663632655996.html
After 63 days, 2 premier stadiums in New Delhi reopen for SAI trainees

India News: NEW DELHI: The gates of the city’s two most prominent stadiums, Jawahar Lal Nehru and Major Dhyanchand, were thrown open on Tuesday, after 63 days.

27 May 00:52 The Times of India 6060938664036825603.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, an ardent Trump supporter, cautioned that an abrupt withdrawal would be "horrendous."

27 May 00:55 Business Insider 6060062401350353776.html
Covid-19: Did a late-night letter from 20 senior lawyers change SC mind on migrants?

India News: Did a late night letter from 20 renowned advocates including P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, C U Singh, Vikas Singh, Prashant Bhushan, Iqbal Chagla, Aspi

27 May 00:22 The Times of India 6060938663512717152.html
Chennai a ticking time bomb, more tests must to defuse it

The panel of medical experts advising the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday pushed for ramping up testing to identify Covid-19 infections in the early

27 May 00:15 The Times of India 6060938663582089715.html
Is It Time To Reconsider Judges' Role As Members Of The American Law Institute?

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

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532318497582.html
What the papers say – May 27

Reports of a Tory revolt over the Dominic Cummings saga feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.

27 May 00:10 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773858023341.html
Delhi: Thousands homeless after fire in shanties

NEW DELHI: Thousands of residents of a transit camp in Tughlaqabad in southeast Delhi were left homeless in the scorching heat after a major fire gutt.

27 May 00:12 The Times of India 6060938664526971202.html
Tesla Cuts Prices In North America And China By Up To 6% To Ease Sales Slump

Tesla’s flagship Model S is one of the vehicles that are now thousands of dollars cheaper in a bid to encourage sales, after the pandemic cut demand for new cars.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532394135689.html
Schools to start by June 15: Education dept explores virtual, physical learning

State edu dept explores virtual, physical learning; schools in red zones to stay shut

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400326953001.html
Licence Check welcomes Government guidance on working safely with vehicles

Licence Check has welcomed updated Government guidance on working safely with vehicles during the Coronavirus pandemic as more businesses look to return to work.

27 May 00:00 FleetNews 632199013239964740.html
Adelaide preschool operator issued $23,000 fine for exploiting workers for financial gain

The operator of two Adelaide Montessori preschools has been issued with a $23,000 fine after she was found to have “exploited workers for financial and business gain” the ABC has reported.

27 May 00:00 The Sector 628795921827278293.html
How Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca Turned An Idea To Help Families Pay Rent During COVID-19 Into A $1 Million Fund

The #FirstOfTheMonth Fund was started with a $1 million goal in mind, which would help close the financial rent gap for close to 150 families, and would see the disbursement of funds to those families in need within 48 hours of qualifying for the aid.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532392929609.html
Panic at PMC after a leader’s spouse tests +ve for virus

Office-bearer had attended an all-party meeting on Monday and was involved in activities requiring public interaction in her constituency

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030399632911456.html
KP residents protest as cops nix vehicle use

Denizens banned from vehicles for shopping, domestic help; ask why PMC relaxations are different for them

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030401076260921.html
Two murders reported from city over 12 hrs

Eight, including four minors, arrested for killing an entrepreneur; in the second case, accused is unknown

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400768804239.html
RBNZ says the banks have $40 billion of loans on commercial property with $5 billion of that in development projects

RBNZ says the banks have $40 billion of loans on commercial property with $5 billion of that in development projects

27 May 00:38 6454226275706685365.html
More than 50 City of Vernon staffers had six-figure salaries in 2019

Wages for the City of Vernon's top staff cost an extra $1.7 million in 2019 as more names were added to the list of those taking home $75,000 or more an

27 May 00:30 6669504244876793635.html
PMC health dept reels from medical staff crunch as more than 50% posts not filled

With permanent recruitments stuck at GB level, not many docs want temporary posts; flu OPD staff deployed in maternity ward

27 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030401244646314.html
B.C. reports no COVID-19 deaths, 11 new cases as restart enters second week

VICTORIA - British Columbia didn't report any new deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, but there have been 11 additional cases of the virus."I'm extremely pleas

27 May 00:58 6669504244964520795.html
Body of little girl, 4, was 'attacked by rats as she lay dead in cot for two days'

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT - Mark James Dunn, 43, of Brisbane, Australia, has been charged with the murder of his daughter Willow, who police believe was left to rot in her crib with rodents eating her decomposing body

27 May 00:15 mirror 675785260404940439.html
Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA - New Democrats joined forces Tuesday with the governing Liberals to waive normal House of Commons proceedings for another four months during the COV

27 May 00:34 6669504246169450621.html
UBS to set up fintech venture fund to speed up its digitisation

UBS is looking to invest “hundreds of millions” of its own money in “dozens” of fintechs, in a move to  finance start-ups which are disrupting the banking industry.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881037125080095.html
Ask the expert: how can I improve my success rate creating partnerships?

In this fortnightly column, Ask The Expert, we aim to provide readers with practical advice on how to grow their businesses.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881035452489109.html
Connect First Credit Union appoints former ATB exec as new COO

Canada’s Connect First Credit Union has announced the appointment of Wellington Holbrook as its chief operating officer.

27 May 00:00 FinTech Futures 6822881037236040044.html
Working from home will kill CBDs. And that’s a good thing

Robert Gottliebsen has warned that the shift to working from home (WFH) could suck the life out of Australia’s CBDs.

27 May 00:40 MacroBusiness 6890797929977715086.html
Armored Warfare 0.32 is finally available, but is it enough to push the game forward?

Unfortunately for those who don't want to use cash, the new update only includes premium content for the upcoming Battle Path missions and various (apparently) minor tweaks and fixes, such as performance optimizations, spotting system changes, harsher penalties for deserters, various interface improvements, and so on.

27 May 00:00 Notebookcheck 6932799088614165149.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

The social media giant highlighted two of Trump’s tweets that falsely claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud.

27 May 00:30 Hindustan Times 696565557086092629.html
Uproar in US after black man dies as white policeman kneels on neck

A video of a handcuffed black man dying while a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck for more than five minutes sparked a fresh furor in the US over police treatment of African Americans Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251211894146288.html
Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for May 27, what’s in store for Taurus, Leo, Virgo, Scorpio and other zodiac signs

Horoscope Today: Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Taurus, Leo, Virgo, Scorpio and other zodiac signs for May 27.

27 May 00:03 Hindustan Times 696565558558340947.html
Comedian Idris Sultan charged with failure to register Sim Card, released on bail

Comedian and winner of Big Brother Africa 2014 Idris Sultan has today May 27 been arraigned at Kisutu Resident magistrate Seven days after he was arrested.

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251213428182734.html
Catholic Church alleges 'irregularities' in Burundi election

The Catholic Church in Burundi says it observed "many irregularities" during last week's election that call into question results that delivered victories to the ruling party and its presidential

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212650473605.html
Azam named top African Brand

Azam was on Sunday named one of the most admired African brands.The Azam non-cyclical consumer segment emerged as one of Most Admired African Brands (prompted) in this year’s Brand Africa.

27 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212992367587.html
Twitter labels Trump's false claims with warning for first time

President rails against decision after his tweets on mail-in voting are marked with message: ‘Get the facts’Twitter for the first time took action against a series of tweets by Donald Trump, labeling them with a warning sign and providing a link to further information.Since ascending to the US presidency

27 May 00:02 Yahoo 7097669637024115180.html
Donald Trump promises a 'very interesting' response to China's proposed crackdown on Hong Kong

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial centre if a proposed Chinese crackdown goes ahead, and promised a "very interesting" US response within days. The Chinese legislation would ban secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign

27 May 00:08 Yahoo 7097669637162237354.html
Useless Machine For An Existential Quandary

There’s no project that dives into existential quandaries more than a useless machine, as they can truly illustrate the futility of existence by turning themselves off once they have been pow…

27 May 00:00 Hackaday 7171991796176660750.html
US President Donald Trump warns that Hong Kong risks losing its special status as a financial hub

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that Hong Kong could lose its status as a global financial center if a proposed Chinese crackdown goes ahead, and promised a "very interesting" US response within days. The Chinese legislation would ban secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign

27 May 00:01 Yahoo 7097669637450144616.html
The Case for Liberal Arts Education in a Time of Crisis

Small, private colleges teach students how to be not only workers but civically engaged citizens of the world.

27 May 00:00 The New Republic 7071196524540005086.html
Hollywood Hills house parties getting out of hand during coronavirus outbreak, LAPD warns

Cops in Los Angeles have released a video begging trendy quarantined residents to stop house parties in the Hollywood Hills because clubs are closed during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report.

27 May 00:18 Fox News 7362823819966370151.html
Brit Hume says Biden likely didn't need mask at Memorial Day appearance: 'On top of that, it looks absurd'

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume told "The Story" Tuesday that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden looked "ridiculous" by wearing a black face mask when he made his first public appearance in more than two months on Monday.

27 May 00:19 Fox News 7362823820951833442.html
What the papers say – May 27

Reports of a Tory revolt over the Dominic Cummings saga feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.

27 May 00:09 Express & Star 7324224459322619821.html
Boris Johnson to face grilling over top aide Dominic Cummings

The Prime Minister’s top adviser remains at the centre of a political storm, with at least 30 Tory MPs publicly calling for him to go.

27 May 00:29 Express & Star 7324224458859984673.html
Michael Collins gets revenge 100 years ago in Wexford

How Michael Collins got revenge on a British soldier after he tortured rebels involved with the 1916 Easter Rising.

27 May 00:12 IrishCentral 7319968744420265134.html
Richard Grenell accuses Politico of 'fake news' over report that he's joining Trump campaign

Former acting DNI Richard Grenell slammed Politico on Tuesday over its report that he was joining the Trump campaign, calling it "fake news."

27 May 00:56 Fox News 7362823820960931196.html
India and Afghanistan’s future

Regional countries are worried about the spread of IS (Islamic State) in Afghanistan and want to see the government and Taliban on the same

27 May 00:00 Daily Times 746661313593406521.html
Ghislaine Maxwell Basically Vanished After The Events Of Netflix's Jeffrey Epstein Doc

Several of the women featured in Netflix's new docuseries, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, recall meeting Epstein's longtime girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, alleging that she was a key figure in the sex trafficking ring he was accused of running and…

27 May 00:00 Bustle 7391390688468299887.html
‘We dried our tears’: Addressing the toll on children of Northeast Nigeria’s conflict

Nigeria must address its failures to an entire generation of children in a region devastated by Boko Haram atrocities and gross violations by the military

27 May 00:00 Amnesty International USA 7232870792663411621.html
Daniel Turner: Biden bows to radical left by pledging to cancel Keystone XL pipeline – Americans would suffer

Joe Biden’s energy policies would create disruptive energy shortages, big energy price increases, an increased dependence on foreign countries outside our hemisphere to meet our energy needs, and a massive increase in unemployment in the U.S. energy industry.

27 May 00:36 Fox News 7362823819767687167.html
Two veterans with different wounds find single purpose: new documentary series

U.S. Army veteran Jose Martinez's injuries are visible, former U.S. Navy medic Joe Jackson's are not and they need each other. They're among a group of wounded warriors on the frontlines of a suicide crisis in the veteran community.

27 May 00:08 Fox News 7362823820584003440.html
The Parts Of Donald Trump & Jeffrey Epstein's Relationship 'Filthy Rich' Doesn't Cover

Jeffrey Epstein had a number of famous associates, and among those mentioned in Netflix's new docuseries, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, is Donald Trump. According to Vox, the two became friendly in the late '80s and maintained a relationship until…

27 May 00:00 Bustle 7391390687029727709.html
Modi govt threat to India’s neighbours: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the Indian premier Narendra Modi’s government with its arrogant expansionist policies is becoming a threat to India’s neighbours.

27 May 00:00 Daily Times 746661314043619031.html
Morgan Stanley Tip Westfield Malls Best Set To Recover

Morgan Stanley analysts predict Scentre-owned Westfield will be among the best set shopping malls for recovery amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 channelnews 7653493206431162110.html
Pakistan private schools federation calls out for peaceful protests on Friday

Pakistan private schools federation calls out for peaceful protests on FridayPakistan private schools federation calls out for peaceful

27 May 00:00 Daily Times 746661314188674088.html
Trump accuses Twitter of ‘interfering’ in presidential election after fact check

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

27 May 00:32 New York Post 7654946768375867794.html
UConn senior accused of killing two men was looking for young woman

The University of Connecticut senior accused of killing two men and injuring another was looking for a young woman he knew as he carried out his murderous spree, according to the wife of one of his

27 May 00:15 New York Post 7654946768121806490.html
Nagpur registers 9th Covid-19 death

Nagpur: A Satranjipura based man succumbed to the novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) while seven others reportedly tested positive for the virus borne disease on Wednesday. Out of seven three belonged to city’s Mominpura hot-spot, while one each from Saoner, Naik talav, Bangladesh and Hansapuri. With the latest development, the cases of Corona Virus have surged […]

27 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904105882932202.html
VTA’s suggestion to MSME Minister Gadkari on GECL

Recently Government of India notified the Rs. 3 lakh crore Guaranteed Emergency Credit Line (GECL) Scheme for Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) under the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan to assist them surge over the economic distress being faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this GECL scheme, MSMEs borrowers having Rs 25 crores of […]

27 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904107054593825.html
Twitter Adds ‘Misleading’ Warning To Donald Trump’s Tweets For The First Time

Twitter has marked two of Donald Trump’s Twitter posts as “potentially misleading.”

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608383551219650.html
How Brian Cashman has ruled the Yankees for so long

Brian Cashman has always made it easy to underestimate him, if that was your inclination. He has always looked like a history teacher. He has always had a self-deprecating air about him. He has never

27 May 00:32 New York Post 7654946768441465574.html
Design Firm Creates Futuristic Protective Suits For Concerts After COVID-19 Era

The futuristic suits aim to provide a “solution for bringing people together safety.”

27 May 00:00 Designtaxi 7791608385487658696.html
Coronavirus misinformation needs researchers to respond

Researchers must be transparent and acknowledge what is known and what isn’t.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820125753129590.html
What a US exit from the WHO means for COVID-19 and global health

As President Trump terminates the US relationship with the agency, experts foresee incoherence, inefficiency and a resurgence of deadly diseases.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820125402341171.html
Notable decrease in Covid-19 cases across mental health facilities

Data gathered by the Mental Health Commission has shown a notable decrease in the total number of suspected and confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the 181 mental health services it has been monitoring...

27 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940816731797362.html
Radiocarbon reboot and a boost for virtual scientific conferences

The latest science news, in brief.

27 May 00:00 Nature 7937820126890134746.html
Sewage testing ordered in Queensland after 30-year-old's COVID-19 death

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

27 May 00:48 The Age 7967730561878801867.html
Planning for full reopening of churches and possible early resumption of Mass


27 May 00:00 Leinster Leader 7955940817244710205.html
Privacy fears as China expands use of monitoring tech beyond COVID-19

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

27 May 00:52 The Age 7967730562874638437.html
COVID-19: Recovery Rate Now Up To 41.61 %, Fatality Rate Down To 2.87 %

India has reported about 0.3 deaths per lakh population, which is amongst the lowest in the world.

27 May 00:31 League of India 8067868025906226389.html
Convene all-party meet on Pothireddypadu issue: BJP

Telangana BJP core committee member and former MLC Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy has demanded that the State government convene

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566327946969.html
Brazil leads daily virus deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil reported the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world Tuesday with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list.       

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566357469360.html
Coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, govt says lockdown has ‘decelerated’ pace of COVID-19 spread

There have been "multiple gains" from the lockdown and the most important of them is that it has "decelerated the pace" of spread of COVID-19

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566379018199.html
Education Department IT manager directed $14m of work to his own company

A former 'go-to guy' for the Education Department misused his position for more than a decade but will not face criminal charges, IBAC says.

27 May 00:49 The Age 7967730562160987328.html
TRS NRI wing thank KCR, KTR for providing free quarantine to Gulf returnees

TRS NRI wing thanked Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao for arranging free

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566533566185.html
Heatwave: Weatherman sounds ‘stay home’ alert in Telangana

the practice of staying home will be beneficial not just to combat the Covid-19 pandemic but to avoid the scorching sun, which is getting all the more fierce across the State as summer peaks.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566565847707.html
G20 finance projects give $77 bn a year to fossil fuels: watchdog

Rich nations have used banks and development programmes to funnel at least $77 billion in each of the last three years to oil and gas projects .

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566600578670.html
Water management: Trainee IAS officers to study Rajanna Sircilla model

The water management policy in Rajanna Sircilla district is becoming a benchmark for others to follow.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566393574416.html
52 bats drop dead in 60 mins, scare Uttar Pradesh town

When Pankaj Shahi, owner of a mango orchard in Belghat area, saw a few bats lying dead in a nearby orchard on Tuesday

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566583914848.html
Twitter adds fact-check labels to Trump’s tweets on mail-in voting

Micro-blogging site Twitter has tagged two tweets of US President Donald Trump on mail-in voting with a fact-checking warning label.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566773024639.html
AirAsia flight makes emergency landing at RGIA Hyderabad

A major disaster was averted after an AirAsia India flight ferrying 76 people, including six infants, made a safe emergency landing

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566949372470.html
US offers to mediate between China, India on border row

The US on Wednesday revealed that it has offered to mediate in the ongoing standoff between India and China at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566946225918.html
Return of 1 lakh people poses big quarantine challenge for northeastern states

After a huge surge in COVID-19 cases in the northeastern states, specially in Assam, caused by the return of around 1,00,000 people from other states, the region is facing a very big quarantine challenge.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566809423458.html
445 domestic flights carrying 62,641 passengers operated on Tuesday: Aviation Minister

A total of 445 domestic flights, carrying 62,641 passengers, were operated on Tuesday

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567111887623.html
GHMC collects Rs 331 cr property tax so far

Despite the State government extending a five per cent rebate on property tax to all structures, including commercial buildings

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567108440839.html
KCR to perform Chandi Yagam to mark inauguration of Pochamma Sagar

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao will conduct Chandi Yagam, Sudarshan Yagam, Gangamma puja and other rituals,

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567135579831.html
Teaching people to fish

What’s in a number? For some, it means a lot. For others, it reveals nothing. The reality, however, lies somewhere in between.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566821639163.html
LG Polymers officials stopped from flying to Seoul

LG Polymers officials from South Korea were stopped by the city police from going to Seoul in a chartered flight on Wednesday morning.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567392461138.html
Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% stake in Airtel

Bharti Telecom has sold 2.75 percent stake in Airtel to institutional investors in the secondary market, raising over Rs 8,433 crore

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567150906748.html
New warehousing facility to come up at Kothur near Hyderabad

Embassy Industrial Parks, a joint venture between the Embassy Group and Warburg Pincus that is into logistics and warehousing, is in advanced stages of acquiring land near Kothur to develop a warehousing facility, according to a top official.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567155932774.html
SSC exams: TS mulls special rooms for those from containment zones

Given the prevailing health crisis, the Education Department is planning to have special rooms in examination centres for students from containment areas while appearing for the pending SSC exams.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567327739258.html
‘Home delivery of essential medicines can be organised in containment zones’

The Centre has suggested states and UTs to organise home delivery of essential medicines besides contraceptives in containment zones to ensure maternal and child healthcare is not affected.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567381509959.html
Eight held for gambling in Hyderabad

Eight persons who were gambling at a garage in Kalapather were caught by the Commissioner's Task Force (South) following a raid

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567559015599.html
Gofrugal helping small retailers go digital

As the country came to a shutdown due to Covid-19, neighbourhood stores have emerged true heroes by being there for customers

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567706658229.html
Floor trading resumes at NYSE, with masks and plexiglas

New York Stock Exchange, the symbolic heart of Wall Street, reopened its floor Tuesday after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus, with traders donning masks and separated by plexiglas.     

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567725382263.html
Decision on permissions to film shootings soon: Talasani Srinivas

Minister Talasani Srinivas said the State govt was willing to give permission for film shootings but only after considering all the challenges involved.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567792938929.html
EU readies trillion-euro aid plan as virus hammers Latin America

A one-trillion-euro recovery plan to get Europe back on its feet after the devastation wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic was set to be unveiled Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567608318572.html
CM KCR calls for austerity measures

Pointing out that the income from transport, registration and other departments was not something to write about, CM KCR said the State will have to make do with whatever meagre income it was generating

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567754185698.html
Cinematographer booked for cheating in Hyderabad

Tollywood character artiste Sai Sudha Reddy has lodged a complaint against cinematographer Shyam K Naidu at the SR Nagar police station alleging that he cheated her on the pretext of marrying her.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567827918819.html
Saudi police: 6 killed in shootout dispute between families 

A shootout in a southwestern province in Saudi Arabia that local reports say was sparked by a dispute between two families

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567826694716.html
India records 6,387 more COVID-19 cases; tally reaches 1,51,767

With 6,387 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's count of COVID-19 rose to 1,51,767 on Wednesday, said the Union Ministry

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568172017313.html
Andhra’s corona tally now 2,787 with 68 new cases

Andhra Pradesh reported 68 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours till Wednesday morning, taking the state's tally to 2,787.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567867027272.html
Patanjali to raise Rs 250 cr through debentures

Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved plans to issue debentures worth Rs 250 crore that will be used to meet its working capital requirements and strengthen supply chain network.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568123578175.html
Nine held for trading spurious cotton seeds in Mancherial

Sleuths of Ramagundam Commissionerate’s Task Force arrested nine persons belonging to four gangs for allegedly trading in spurious cotton seeds.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568047823744.html
Hyderabad-based firm develops Favipiravir bulk drug

Hyderabad-based Raghava Life Sciences (RLS) said it has developed Favipiravir bulk drug (active pharmaceutical ingredient).

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568088292152.html
Uncertainty looms over Bonalu celebrations

Uncertainty prevails over this year’s annual Bonalu festival, with cases of Covid-19 continuing to get reported in the State.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568340613749.html
Woman falls into open well, dies in Mahabubabad

A woman labourer died when she fell into a well following a landslide during the construction of a concrete wall for an open well

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568211481036.html
No need to panic about virus: KCR

CM KCR said people need not panic about coronavirus as the spread was not on alarming scale despite relaxing the lockdown restrictions.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568217736374.html
5 more test positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya

Five more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, taking the total number of active cases in the state to seven, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said on Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568423912667.html
Covid-19 deaths could top 18,000 in India, says public health expert

COVID-19 cases are expected to peak in early July in India, where deaths from the pandemic could top 18,000, an Epidemiologist and a public health expert said.

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568359560230.html
‘Home delivery of essential medicines can be organised in containment zones’

The Centre has suggested states and UTs to organise home delivery of essential medicines like calcium, iron/folic acid and zinc tablets

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568079980335.html
Khammam Municipal Corporation sets up face mask kiosks

Khammam Municipal Corporation has set up face masks dispensing kiosks in Khammam in order to make the masks available to the public

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568417096357.html
Facebook shuts down efforts to make site less divisive among users

Facebook have shelved their own research to understand how the social media platform shaped user behaviour and how the company

27 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568227628060.html
Irish Times view on Europe’s relations with China: Into the East Asian century

China has deployed a twin-track strategy of soft and hard-power diplomacy

27 May 00:13 The Irish Times 8204772967323310399.html
The Irish Times view on: The EPA bathing report

Ireland in position to get massive post-Covid boost with proper water supplies in place

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968658298481.html
Children’s hospital sees increase in trampoline injuries and household falls

Nearly 60% fewer children in hospitals in some areas during Covid-19 peak, says consultant

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772969038888650.html
Retail stores allowed to reopen in city of Los Angeles, Garcetti says

Small retail stores in the city of Los Angeles will be allowed to reopen starting Wednesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced.

27 May 00:47 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440450512537.html
Some Irish backpackers in Australia say they feel vulnerable and desperate

‘It was just a proper scam, a major major scam. He just wanted girls on his farm to look at’

27 May 00:10 The Irish Times 8204772968558005322.html
Government ‘missed opportunity’ not saving company tax windfalls, Ifac says

Budgetary watchdog says Republic ‘could have been running a much bigger surplus’ in recent years

27 May 00:26 The Irish Times 8204772969229196698.html
Twitter places fact-checking label on Trump tweets for first time

May 26 (UPI) -- Twitter placed labels indicating potentially harmful or misleading information on a pair of President Donald Trump's tweets for the first time Tuesday since introducing the feature.

27 May 00:33 UPI 8257973864632588824.html
Rugby players taking the opportunity to focus on long game

Pandemic has given them breathing space to focus on possible options after retirement

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772969219755360.html
From history to food: Players take chance to focus on life after rugby

Pandemic has given them breathing space to focus on possible options after retirement

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968412207632.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

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

27 May 00:55 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884166026096.html
Trump accuses Twitter of ‘interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election’ after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

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

27 May 00:13 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882508579320.html
Rugby players taking opportunity to focus on long game

Pandemic has given them breathing space to focus on possible options after retirement

27 May 00:00 The Irish Times 8204772968554102620.html
The CDC Has Issued a Warning About Aggressive Rat Behaviour Due to The Pandemic

Rats are growing increasingly aggressive in their hunt for food as restaurants across the US remain shuttered to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned.

27 May 00:00 ScienceAlert 8369231566421481281.html
Not yet, but “not too long” till we’re ready for a trans-Tasman bubble, says PM

Report from RNZ A group of government and business representatives will early next month deliver a blueprint on how a trans-Tasman bubble could work.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363053393753070.html
$5,250 in fines for DIY plumbing

News from Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board Property owners are again being warned not to fall into the trap of using unlicensed people to conduct restricted sanitary plumbing work on renovation projects.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363053378241223.html
Urban Art’s City of Sculpture exhibition goes live on Lambton Quay

Press Release – Urban Art Foundation

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363053126285862.html
Work begins to allow international students to return to NZ universities

Report from RNZ Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said today that work is underway to allow international students to return to New Zealand.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363052837973097.html
Mission Control Is Socially Distancing During Today’s SpaceX Launch

Launching a historic rocket launch during a pandemic looks a little different. Mission control is spread out. NASA execs have to sit six feet apart.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510288140595006.html
City Council told its estimates for strengthening the Library are ‘ludicrous … not acceptable’

Wellington.Scoop Wellington structural engineer Adam Thornton today challenged the estimates from the Wellington City Council for strengthening the Central Library. He said the strengthening costs were not acceptable and the work could be done for much less.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363053759003698.html
Grants diversified for community and creative groups during lockdown

News from WCC Community and creative groups have had to adapt and diversify during Covid-19, which was reflected in the applications for funding approved by Wellington City Council this week.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054201976766.html
James Shaw plus two: Greens announce candidates for Wellington electorates

News from Green Party The Green Party has revealed its three candidates to contest the Wellington electorates in the forthcoming general election.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054400377887.html
Woman killed – hit by train at Tawa level crossing

Wellington.Scoop A woman has died after she was hit by a train at a level crossing near the intersection of Hinau Street and McClellan Street in Tawa.

27 May 00:00 SCOOP 847363054406251761.html
Stormy Weather May Delay SpaceX’s Historic Launch

SpaceX and NASA may have to scrub their historic launch to the International Space Station this afternoon because of bad weather.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510289983283122.html
Disease Historian: US COVID Response “Incomprehensibly Incoherent”

Medical historian John Barry says that the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, especially due to President Trump, has been utterly incoherent.

27 May 00:00 Futurism 8561510289223515061.html
Nursing home residents warned about giving up coronavirus relief funds

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is warning families to be cautious amid reports of nursing homes attempting to take coronavirus relief payments from their residents.

27 May 00:11 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836337070365.html
Clark County election worker’s COVID-19 case won’t impact primary

A Clark County elections employee’s COVID-19 diagnosis should not impact the upcoming primary election or its result reporting and ballot verification processes.

27 May 00:01 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836675377726.html
A century ago, not wearing a mask in Las Vegas could draw a fine

Wearing face masks isn’t just a 21st-century thing. Some localities in Nevada enacted laws requiring citizens to wear masks in public during 1918 and 1919.

27 May 00:30 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836708181779.html
Family homeless after shack fire

CHARLOTTE NAMBADJAA FAMILY in Windhoek is pleading for help from good Samaritans after their shack house was destroyed in a fire on Monday.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576177345509.html
Las Vegas police report details injuries to arrested officers’ kids

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

27 May 00:48 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648835740703231.html
Egyptian historian sees rising surveillance state

FARID FARIDCAIRO – State surveillance is on the rise globally as governments such as Egypt's take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic, warns exiled historian and intellectual Khaled

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880576166472805.html
Ministry boosts Khomas agriculture

THE Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has donated breeding stock to vulnerable communities in Khomas to generate income and ensure food security.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577144446105.html
Schools a challenge for security cluster

THE reopening of schools is posing a challenge to members of the security cluster who are accommodated in several school hostels countrywide.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577243348452.html
Alcohol ban fines hit N$100k

THE police have dished out fines of close to N$100 000 to people who contravened the alcohol ban between 5 and 25 May.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577338133282.html
Mariental man admits shooting, denies murder

A MARIENTAL resident claimed in the Windhoek High Court yesterday that the fatal shooting of a woman at the Hardap region town near the end of 2017 had been an accident.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577405834947.html
Walvis councillor orders businesses' closure

WALVIS Bay urban constituency councillor Knowledge Ipinge has ordered a transport company and a bank to close their premises at the town due to fears of the spread of the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577169571817.html
Man shoots at ex-colleagues

A MAN allegedly opened fire on his former colleagues at Swakopmund and missed his targets before killing himself.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577479637312.html
Report: Hurley accused Arizona State AD in booster scandal

Arizona State men's basketball coach Bobby Hurley sent an email to Ray Anderson last season alleging the Arizona State athletic director minimized sexual harassment allegations by the wives of three a

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441115032535.html
Idris Elba Shines Light On Africa

THE Africa Day benefit concert broadcast on Monday celebrated the 57th anniversary of the occasion and offered a unique experience for music lovers across the continent.

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577545736412.html
Govt fails on buy local directive

NGHINOMENWA ERASTUS and LAZARUS AMUKESHETHE Agro-Marketing Trade Agency has challenged the government and its agencies to lead by example in implementing its directive to procure locally

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577427568020.html
First Fishrot case bail ruling due next week

FORMER Investec Asset Management Namibia client director Ricardo Gustavo, who is one of the six men charged in the Fishrot fishing quotas corruption case, is due to hear on 3 June if his application

27 May 00:00 The Namibian 8837880577529800405.html
US judge refuses again to block Nevada's mail-in primary

A federal judge has again rejected a conservative voting rights group’s bid to block the mail-in primary election now under way in Nevada as part of an effort to guard against spread of the coronaviru

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441134299460.html
Arizona sues Google over 'deceptive' location tracking

Google kept tabs on the whereabouts of its users even if they had turned off location tracking, an Arizona official alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441125033334.html
Lawyer: Virus is halting progress in Boston kidnapping case

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

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441135703122.html
Criticism doesn't alter Sabres GM's plan to build with youth

Jason Botterill is very much aware of the criticism he’s attracted overseeing a Buffalo Sabres team that extended its playoff drought to nine years by failing to even qualify for the NHL’s expanded 24

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441002784389.html
State hosts forums for businesses planning to reopen

State officials have planned a series of virtual forums this week for the owners and operators businesses that will be allowed to reopen next week as Rhode Island's economic restart continues.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441430878157.html
Analysis: NFL blew it with pass interference reviews rule

Remember back to the NFC championship game in the 2018 season. Deep in the fourth quarter at the Superdome.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441164042231.html
World watches as South Korea cautiously returns to life

The baseball league is on. Students have begun returning to school. And people are increasingly dining out and enjoying nighttime strolls in public parks.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441211369726.html
Mailed-in votes often wind up missing in action

The coronavirus has been a killer of the conventional. Even as health dangers diminish, pressure is building for a radical shift in long-standing custom for the way the nation elects its leaders. Vote

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441138063132.html
Protest of Minneapolis man's death blocks Memphis street

Police blocked a main thoroughfare in Memphis, Tennessee, after protesters gathered outside a police precinct to voice their anger at the death of an unarmed black man during a confrontation with a wh

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441462868603.html
D.C. to reopen golf courses, tennis courts Friday

Golf courses, tennis courts and tracks in the District will be allowed to open Friday as part of its first phase of reopening. But contact sports like basketball, football and soccer will remain off-l

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441700110278.html
The government has no right to determine what goods, services or venues are essential

Some of us are willing to take chances and even do

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441512821420.html
Los Angeles County reopens in-person shopping, worship

California moved to further relax its coronavirus restrictions and help the battered economy on Tuesday by permitting barbershops and hair salons to reopen while Los Angeles County, moving more cautio

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441666099370.html
CEO pay has topped $12.3M. Can it keep rising post-pandemic?

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their workforces widened further, according to AP’s annual survey of exe

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441505576575.html
Swarms of desert locusts threaten India's summer crops

An invasion by swarms of desert locusts has devastated crops in India's heartland, threatening an already vulnerable region that is struggling with the economic cost of coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441687701799.html
Turnpike, parkway toll hikes, $24B construction plan get OK

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority voted Wednesday to increase tolls on two of the state’s major highways and approve a $24 billion construction plan that the hike will fund.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441890670851.html
Lawmakers ejected in Hong Kong debate on Chinese anthem bill

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

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441977081828.html
UK leader rejects aide inquiry, unveils test and trace plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused Wednesday to hold an official inquiry into the actions of his closest adviser for allegedly flouting COVID-19 lockdown rules, imploring an angry public to

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441770303093.html
Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault said Wednesday it will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441865018688.html
Lawsuit: Ultra refuses refunds for canceled music festival

Two men are suing organizers of Ultra Music Festival, claiming they were denied refunds after the the three-day electronic dance music festival in Miami was canceled in March because of the coronaviru

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441983182711.html
Israeli president calls Australian PM after teacher's ruling

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he spoke Wednesday with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, following an Israeli court ruling that a former teacher accused of sexually abusing her students

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442008391446.html
The spread of America's self-inflicted debt crisis

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

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441878097398.html
Global stocks mixed on unease over Hong Kong security law

Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday as U.S.-Chinese tensions over Hong Kong vied with optimism about recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441910068952.html
False claims aim to tie officer in George Floyd death to Trump

Twitter and Facebook posts with hundreds of thousands of views on Wednesday claimed Officer Derek Chauvin was pictured wearing a

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442093071967.html
Why Trump must suspend temporary worker programs

Immigration is fundamentally a labor issue, and given the employment situation the country needs to rethink the current policy of allowing in very large numbers of foreign workers.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442015367592.html
Portsmouth teacher named state Teacher of the Year

A third-grade teacher and coach at a Portsmouth elementary school has been named Rhode Island's teacher of the year.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442115405650.html
Task force on missing Native Americans resumes sessions

A presidential task force charged with coming up with ways to address missing and slain Native Americans will resume tribal listening sessions Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442300744602.html
Australian police won't charge reporter after leak probe

Australian police said Wednesday that they had decided against charging a journalist over a newspaper article she wrote more than two years ago following a high-profile investigation that triggered a

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442267445586.html
Official says defiant Michigan barbershop is health threat

A barbershop that refused to remain closed in compliance with Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an “imminent threat” to public health, the state's chief medical officer testified Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442381572849.html
Joe Biden's disturbing pattern of putting down minorities

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told an African-American talk show host last week:

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442234828536.html
Salvation Army opens heat relief stations in metro Phoenix

The Salvation Army on Wednesday opened heat relief stations across metro Phoenix as forecasters say temperatures will reach as high as 112 degrees in some desert areas by Friday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442429344222.html
Positive COVID-19 test for worker at House meeting place

A worker at the Springfield convention center where the Illinois House convened for a special session last week has tested positive for COVID-19, the office of Speaker Michael Madigan revealed Wednesd

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442580416231.html
Long Island enters first phase of NY's reopening process

Long Island became the latest region of New York to begin easing restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus as it entered the first phase of the state's four-step reopening proces

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442587020343.html
Democrats: Don't repeat the mistakes of the Catholic Church with Tara Reade

To protect people from sexual harassment and assault by those above them, we have the right to expect the same of our political leaders that we demand of religious leaders.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442300855755.html
University of California invested $68M in Hawaii telescope

The University of California system has invested more than $68 million in the Thirty Meter Telescope project in Hawaii, a report said.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442548181941.html
Second lawsuit filed against Missouri Medicaid expansion

Conservative advocacy group United for Missouri on Wednesday announced it's suing to take a proposal to expand Medicaid health care eligibility to thousands more low-income adults off the Aug. 4 ballo

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442647529200.html
With test results lost, an Afghan family fell to virus

As in many Afghan households, dinner at Dr. Yousuf Aryubi’s home meant the whole family - his mother, his siblings, their children - sitting on the floor together around a mat laid with food on the ca

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442462225011.html
Texas Fishing Report

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for May 27 and also available on the internet at

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441524589100.html
Cyprus pledges to cover costs for virus-hit tourists

Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Pre

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442624697643.html
American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean?

The fraught, freighted number of this particular American moment is a round one brimming with zeroes: 100,000. A hundred thousands. A thousand hundreds. Five thousand score. More than 8,000 dozen. All

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442348998633.html
Boston-area zoos plan to reopen; virus cluster in Worcester

Two Boston-area zoos are planning to reopen, but with new safety protocols in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442667919500.html
Kathy Griffin says Trump should inject deadly syringe 'with nothing but air inside'

Comedian Kathy Griffin is under fire again after she suggested President Trump inject himself with a potentially deadly air-filled syringe.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442726004059.html
Virus outbreak at unnamed business could disrupt reopening

Multnomah County said Wednesday that it hopes to begin reopening in about two weeks, but a mysterious coronavirus outbreak could hinder those plans.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442745744095.html
Lessons from tracking COVID-19 cases

As states reopen across the country, it's important to understand both where the COVID-19 pandemic has spread and where it is progressing or receding. To further that effort, the Heritage Foundation b

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442817284186.html
Jack Link's Snacks worker dies of COVID-19 in South Dakota

An employee at a Jack Link's Protein Snacks plant in South Dakota died after contracting COVID-19, the company reported Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442805374865.html
Hogan: Maryland to move to full stage 1 virus recovery plan

Maryland will fully implement the first stage of its coronavirus recovery plan later this week, Hogan said Wednesday, allowing outdoor dining at restaurants while further lessening some restrictions o

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442554485145.html
Reopening leader says liability protection key in SC

The leader of governor's committee studying how to best reopen South Carolina after the coronavirus said one of the most critical pieces of unfinished business is protecting businesses from lawsuits i

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442821718820.html
Americans want China to pay for COVID-19 pandemic

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

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442863333981.html
Company completes 1st overland fiber-optic cable from Alaska

An Alaska company has completed construction of the first overland fiber-optic cable connecting the state to the continental U.S.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442909448041.html
Navy admiral submits results of probe on virus-infected ship

The Navy's top admiral on Wednesday received the results of an internal investigation into the spread of the coronavirus aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the firing of the aircraft carrier's skip

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442845656498.html
Skiing is back in Colorado for lucky few with reservations

Skiing is back in Colorado after a more than two-month closure caused by the coronavirus, but only a few have been lucky enough to score reservations at the only reopened resort in the state.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442907396817.html
Protesters stop LA freeway traffic, smash patrol car windows

Hundreds of people protesting the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody blocked a Los Angeles freeway and shattered windows of California Highway Patrol cruisers on Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442958204627.html
Governor says Texas Panhandle hot spot has 'turned a corner'

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the Texas Panhandle has “turned a corner

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443064237440.html
Why good credit matters — even if you don’t plan to borrow

Even if you don’t plan to borrow a dime, a good credit record is valuable. Think of it like a household fire extinguisher: It’s smart to have a good one even though you have no plans to use it.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443076245697.html
Asia Today: S Korea virus cases make biggest jump in 50 days

South Korea on Thursday reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days, a huge setback that could erase some of its hard-won gains. Health officials warned that the resurgence is

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443001892088.html
Air India allows rescheduling for bookings between March 23 and May 31

The national carrier has informed that there will be no extra rescheduling charges applied for this…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610880746104172.html
The Senate's fate rests in Trump's performance at the ballot box

The bottom line is that if the president wins, especially if he runs as expected in places such as North Carolina, Iowa and Maine, the Republicans probably will hold the Senate.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443011901679.html
Air New Zealand opens domestic and regional lounges with limited services

The lounges will be operating “slightly differently to what people are used to”, said the carrier

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881684095387.html
Twitter adds fact-check warning label to Trump’s tweets for first time

Twitter Inc. marked tweets by President Donald Trump with a fact-check warning label for the first time Tuesday, after the president falsely claimed mail-in...

27 May 00:27 MarketWatch 8975941549821851149.html
Air France agrees to cut many domestic flights

The CEO of Air France-KLM has announced substantial changes to the domestic network of Air France…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881805129657.html
GoI lets 122 Kashmiri prisoners call home on Eid

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326237839240881.html
Wyndham welcomes 11 new-build US properties in first quarter

Over 25 new-build hotels were also signed over the same period, and another ten began construction…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881208891233.html
JK receives 15 COVID-19 special flights

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238019463283.html
All Nippon Airways delays delivery of final Airbus A380

The final Airbus A380 would have joined ANA’s two other A380s which were flown on its Tokyo to Honolulu route

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610882269205609.html
Airline debt could rise to US$550 billion by year-end: IATA

IATA believes that the kind of financial support provided will influence the speed and strength of the airline industry recovery…

27 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610881179523494.html
‘Schools at high altitude to be temporary relief centers’

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238426992680.html
Omar tries to put house in order

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326237532187640.html
DC inspects ongoing dev projects at Baramulla

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238589652914.html
Four pregnant women among 96 fresh cases in JK, tally rises to 1759

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326237849793230.html
Over 6500 new cases in India, death toll climbs to 4167

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238023182266.html
Worldwide cases near 5.6 million; death toll nears 348,000

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238806801117.html
NC condemns assault on senior cardiologist, seeks thorough probe into incident

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239090306785.html
Shops except for medical, essential items to be closed at 5pm from today in KP

KP govt spokesperson says barbershops will only remain open from Friday till Sunday

27 May 00:00 9037559356638632880.html
JKP asks policemen to facilitate COVID-19 workers

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239227504716.html
Panel submits report to end decades-long seniority dispute of KAS officers

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238959606014.html
Cracks surface in NC

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238712149143.html
19 bodies of PIA crash victims forcibly taken away from morgue: Edhi Foundation

Faisal Edhi says relatives did not provide any proof or identification before taking away bodies

27 May 00:00 9037559356556557009.html
Qureshi blames New Delhi for threatening regional peace amid India-China tensions

FM Qureshi urges India to behave responsibly in its border dispute with China

27 May 00:00 9037559356676901766.html
PIA plane crash: Federal government to compensate Model Colony residents

Governor Imran Ismail says without conclusion of an official probe into the PIA plane crash, no one could be held responsible

27 May 00:00 9037559357602838410.html
Hindutva Supremacist Modi govt becoming a threat to India's neighbours: PM Imran

PM Imran slams Modi government's 'arrogant expansionist policies' akin to Nazi's Lebensraum

27 May 00:00 9037559357870963813.html
Are children visitation rights applied by JK courts: HC asks JKSLSA

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239271825828.html
Sindh reports 699 new coronavirus cases taking total to 24,000

Province reports six new deaths to take provincial tally to 380

27 May 00:00 9037559357067764573.html
PML-N lambastes govt for 'allowing sugar export when there was shortage' in country

The opposition party's leaders reiterate demand for prime minister's resignation

27 May 00:00 9037559357632139325.html
Cockpit voice recorder of PIA flight PK-8303 still missing: spokesman

PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said that hectic efforts were being made to recover the voice recorder from the crash site

27 May 00:00 9037559357645540657.html
Sindh allocates Rs2.7 billion to set up new hospitals as coronavirus response effort

Sindh government has allocated the amount to also expand ICU and HDU facilities

27 May 00:00 9037559357282909528.html
Sugar Inquiry Commission didn't highlight NPMC's role in failing to control prices

The commission only held the Sugar Advisory Board responsible for taking any action

27 May 00:00 9037559357719888200.html
NDMA activates hotline for registering complaints on locust attacks

The aggrieved farmers can register their complaints about the existence of locusts or need of spray on the 24-hour hotline: NDMA

27 May 00:00 9037559357501593129.html
The biggest test of the government will be whether it can prevent a second Covid-19 wave

Can ministers ease the lockdown without a new spike in infections?

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183400770749.html
Mike Pompeo does not like answering questions about his actions, but soon he may have to

There’s a sense that things are coming full circle for the US secretary of state.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182490606788.html
Angela Merkel’s chancellorship “runs and runs” as her ratings surge and lockdown is eased in Germany

Why, despite being at the height of her powers, the chancellor will probably not seek a fifth term. And I say goodbye to Berlin for the first time in months.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183090853327.html
How the Cummings debacle reveals the government’s greatest weaknesses and deadliest enemies

Could this be the moment from which the government will not recover?

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182712642061.html
Sars, Ebola and Mers were near misses that led us to believe Covid-19 would pass us by too

Each briefly threatened to become a pandemic, before subsiding.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182511355470.html
Leader: From tragedy to farce

The ultimate blame for the government’s failures lies not with Dominic Cummings but with Boris Johnson. 

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183398851974.html
Prison officer tests positive for coronavirus

Information gathered by DGN Online indicates that a prison officer at the Tamale Central Prison has tested positive for COVID-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493740899334.html
“We weren’t prepared”: Grooming ring prosecutor Nazir Afzal on grief and state failings

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

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183460719467.html
Letter of the week: Dismantling democracy

A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182959165776.html
Coronavirus: GNECC calls for mandatory testing for all teachers

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), a civil society network championing the right to quality basic education for all children, has urged the Government to ensure that all teachers undergo mandatory testing before going back to school.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493889855959.html
It's not a scam: Watch for stimulus debit cards in the mail

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

27 May 00:58 ABC15 Arizona 911680911184117125.html
Ghanaians urged to avail themselves to census

Mr Isaac Odoom, the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Chief Executive, has advised Ghanaians to endeavour to make themselves available for counting in this year’s population census.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493975573226.html
Swarms of desert locusts threaten India’s summer crops

NEW DELHI (AP) — An invasion by swarms of desert locusts has devastated crops in India's heartland, threatening an already vulnerable region that is struggling with the economic cost of...

27 May 00:11 The Seattle Times 9121942836628766744.html
Why Dominic Cummings should be asked whether he believes Covid-19 leaked from a Chinese lab

The No 10 adviser’s blog suggests he may subscribe to the theory being used by the US right to whip up hostility towards China.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183412407819.html
The humbling of Dominic Cummings

Boris Johnson’s chief strategist reached No 10 by pitting the people against the political elite and scorning the media. Now his hypocrisy is exposed.

27 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924183661868873.html
Malian petitions CID over harrasment

A Malian businessman domiciled in Ghana, Haled Ould Ibrahim, has stated that he feels “harassed” by the activities of a Lebanese called Hassan Abu Zein, who he claims has been filing false police reports about him and his family.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494007767809.html
Vice President Bawumia donates to street children and cured lepers

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has donated food items to the Christ the King Soup Kitchen and Leprosariums.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494025618442.html
Some MPs have tested positive for coronavirus – Muntaka disputes Parliament’s claim

Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, has disputed a claim by Parliament’s Public Affairs Directorate that no Member of Parliament or staff of Parliament has tested positive for the Covid-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493949842953.html
'We shouldn’t be in a hurry to name coronavirus-affected MPs – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has said nobody can unilaterally disclose the health status of another except the individual voluntarily does so.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493902152101.html
Coronavirus: Ghana to decide on Hydroxychloroquine usage

The Ghana Health Service on Tuesday announced that the COVID-19 case Management Team will meet to decide on steps to take after the World Health Organisation suspended the use of Hydoxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 on safety grounds.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494072952848.html
‘MP’ wanted for murder

A Kumasi Circuit Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of a young man identified as Baba Amadu, aka ‘MP’, for allegedly murdering Dina Adomako, a 15-year-old girl in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494113663982.html
Intensify seizure of assets of corrupt officials – Anti-corruption campaigners urge courts

Two anti-corruption experts have said the recent order by an Accra High Court for the seizure of assets of persons convicted in the National Communications Authority (NCA) case is a good anti-corruption measure.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494092774283.html
Old Tafo Assembly supports 16 more PWDs to start their businesses

The Old Tafo Municipal Assembly has presented various items to 16 selected Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the municipality to economically empower them.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494109649809.html
NDC can demonstrate all they want but EC's decision won't change - Kweku Baako

Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide, has jumped to the defence of the Electoral Commission, stressing that nothing can change the Commission's decision on the voters' register.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111493899533154.html
One year-old baby, 2 adults killed in gory accident

A year-old baby and two male adults were killed, while 11 others suffered injuries in an accident, at Anoff near Nsawam in the Eastern Region, on Tuesday.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494199164010.html
Coronavirus: Don’t keep results of MPs a secret - Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has expressed disappointment in how the testing of MPs and parliamentary staff has been managed.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494187472575.html
Akufo-Addo swears in Supreme Court justices Mensa-Bonsu, Yonny Kulendi

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 26th May, 2020, swore into office Justice Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu and Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi as Justices of the Supreme Court.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494160481574.html
Daily Guide: Undoing the restrictions a must

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

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494196031394.html
NDC opts out as EC holds talks with political parties today

After dragging the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Supreme Court, the National Democratic Congress has opted out of an impending engagement with the electoral management body.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494200008664.html
Ofankor murder: People were only interested in photos of the dead while I shouted for help – Friend claims

Friend of deceased tenant, Spark Benajmine, says people who witnessed the aftermath of the shooting resorted to taking pictures rather than helping take the body to the hospital.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494224816900.html
Rain or shine, 2020 elections will come off - Kweku Baako

The Electoral Commission (EC) has come under a barrage of criticisms by opposition parties over their decision to compile a new voters' register.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494386470644.html
Heavy security as EC hosts political parties at IPAC meeting

There is a heavy security presence at the premises of the EC as personnel of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) have been deployed to the premises where IPAC meeting on the compilation of a new voters register is ongoing.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494449433063.html
GIS arrests notorious recruitment scammer

The Western Region Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS)has arrested a 53-year-old Ghanaian residing in Takoradi, one Kojo Sakyi, for allegedly defrauding scores of unsuspecting youth under the pretext of securing them jobs within the Service.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494233711826.html
Akufo-Addo government to complete 998 SHS facilities by end of July - Abronye DC

Bono Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Kwame Baffoe (Abronye DC) says as part of measures by his parties government to close the gap in the infrastructure deficit of the nations senior high school system, a total of 998 educational facilities are set to be completed across the country by July this year.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494455900391.html
Fire guts parts of Tema community one market

Fire destroyed parts of one of Tema’s biggest market, the community one (1) market Tuesday evening.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494450668266.html
It’s 'political bigotry', EC employing 'crude Machiavellian tactics to exclude 10m voters' – IPRAN

The Inter-Party Resistance against the New Voter Register (IPRAN), has said the Electoral Commission (EC) is employing crude Machiavellian tactics with its plan to compile a new register of voters ahead of this year’s elections.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494509999787.html
Eastern Regional Hospital begs for water for coronavirus patients

The Management of the Eastern Regional Hospital is appealing to the general public to support the facility with quantities of bottled water to meet the high daily demand for water by coronavirus patients on admission at the facility.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494429919100.html
TUC fights Trade Fair Company over ‘illegal’ mass layoffs

Leadership of the Public Services Workers’ Union, (PSWU) of the Trades Union Congress, (TUC) has locked horns with CEO for the Ghana Trade Fair Company, GTFC Dr Agnes Adu over what the Union terms “unconventional mass termination of appointments of some 23 staff of the Company.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494587015455.html
Central Regional Minister calls for Bernard Mornah's arrest over 'war comments'

Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan is calling for the arrest of the leader of the Inter-Party Resistance Against New Voter Register [IPRAN], Bernard Mornah, with immediate effect.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494529610430.html
Don't hasten to reopen schools; we need time - Prof Agyekum to Akufo-Addo

The Dean of the School of Performing Arts of the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Kofi Agyekum is calling on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to extend the closure of schools in the country.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494662145074.html
I would be surprised if results of MPs coronavirus test was given to Parliament – Mubarak

Member of Parliament for Kumbungu constituency, Ras Mubarak says he would be shocked if the test results of individual MPs were handed to parliament.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494699230654.html
Ofankor landlord shot tenant 4 times, targeted his penis, chest - Police

The police has given a vivid account of how a shooting incident at Ofankor, a suburb of Accra, led to the unfortunate death of a tenant, saying he was shot 4 times by the landlord.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494570920159.html
Landlords threaten health workers with ejection

Landlords at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District are threatening to eject health workers from their houses for fear of being infected with the deadly coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494743673024.html
Minister makes case for quarterly disinfection of police cells

Central Regional Minister Kwamena Duncan has underscored the need for police cells in the country to be disinfected every quarter.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494720035565.html
Abofu residents live in fear of imminent floods

Residents of Abofu, near Achimota in Accra, say they are living in fear of imminent floods as the Hydrological Services Department (HSD) has deferred to September, its intended rehabilitation of their stretch of the Odawa drain.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494724681531.html
Residents of Kodjonya-Menekpo threaten bloodshed over grave

The siting of a grave close in Kodjonya-Menekpo, a community in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality has created apprehension among community members as community members fear the burial of the deceased in the area could infect their hand dug wells and other sources of water.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494600863103.html
Four Nigerians arrested for illegal entry and bribery

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

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494794370533.html
Food vender, boyfriend quarantined for coronavirus in Saboba

A food vendor and her boyfriend have been quarantined in Saboba in the Northern region after she tested positive for Covid-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494918108844.html
Coronavirus: GNECC calls for mandatory testing for all teachers

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), a civil society network championing the right to quality basic education for all children, has urged the Government to ensure that all teachers undergo mandatory testing before going back to school.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494837372389.html
NDC boycotts IPAC meeting at EC

Reports reaching DGN Online indicate that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) this morning boycotted the InterParty Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting at the Electoral Commission (EC).

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494828731618.html
Justice Mensa-Bonsu joins Supreme Court Bench

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, a Professor of Law at the University of Ghana, Legon, as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494875658379.html
NPP wants to rig because their own research point to their defeat - Edem Agbana

A Deputy Youth Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Adams Agbana says the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has conducted several- research works pointing to their defeat in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls hence their plot to rig the polls.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494901894333.html
MPs have not tested positive for coronavirus - Kate Addo

The Director of Public Affairs at Ghana’s Parliament, Kate Addo has denied reports in a section of the media that some Members of Parliament and staff of the House have tested positive for the coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495092402159.html
End of Teshie chieftaincy saga as Gbetsoolo joins Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs

Gbetsoolo Nii Ashitey Akomfra III, Teshie Mantse has finally resumed his rightful place as a member of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494896533432.html
New register: Turnout may be low, unless you share money at centres – Prof Gyampo

Senior Lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo has projected a low turnout at various registration centers for the new voters’ register.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495174088235.html
Official: Captain Smart leaves Adom FM

After numerous rumours of his exit, denials and barrage of insults hurled at individuals and online portals for ‘the false alarm’, Blessed Godsbrain Smart, popularly called Captain Smart has officially left Multimedia Group Limited (MGL).

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495112872358.html
Parliament incensed over media reports of MPs contracting coronavirus

Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Hon Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has described as speculative and untrue, media report that 2 Members of Parliament and 13 staff have tested positive for Covid19 following the mass testing last week of MPs and staff for the virus.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494896920269.html
'We will not allow EC boss to rig elections for Akufo-Addo' - NDC former candidate

The 2016 Parliamentary candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Jomoro Constituency of the Western Region, Mr. Thomas Yankey popularly known as 'Nobody' has indicated that his party will not sit aloof and allow EC boss Jean Mensa to rig the upcoming General Elections for President Akufo-Addo and NPP.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494769615543.html
Eastern Regional Hospital begs for water for coronavirus patients

The Management of the Eastern Regional Hospital is appealing to the general public to support the facility with quantities of bottled water to meet the high daily demand for water by coronavirus patients on admission at the facility.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495150365442.html
Ofankor landlord remanded for murder

The Abeka District Court on Tuesday remanded into police custody Victor Stephen Nana Kankam, a 38-year-old businessman and landlord, for allegedly shooting and killing his tenant at Ofankor over rent.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495144304221.html
Some MPs opted for private testing for coronavirus – NDC MP

Some Members of Parliament (MPs) have opted to undergo private testing for coronavirus instead of what Parliament House is offering for them and other staff.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495424668614.html
No police officer in Eastern region has coronavirus – Regional Commander

Eastern Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Afful Boakye Yiadom, has revealed that none of his officers in the region has contracted the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) disease.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495161360897.html
I’m happy to be the President that swore you in – Akufo-Addo extols Justice Mensah-Bonsu’s credentials

Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu has been sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today May 26, 2020 at the Jubilee House in Accra

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495247651710.html
Ofankor murder: Suspect's pumped guns were licensed over 12 years ago - Police

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

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495430118861.html
It’s compulsory to test for coronavirus – Speaker Oquaye cautions

The Speaker of Parliament, Reverend Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, on Tuesday said it is mandatory for all Members of Parliament (MPs), journalists covering activities of the House, and staff to test for the COVID-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495289773682.html
Lift ban on church gatherings – CVM to government

The Citizen Voters Movement (CVM) has urged the government to lift the ban on public and social gatherings to enable the citizens to overcome the fear, panic, and psychological warfare created by this COVID-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495406462610.html
Government awarding more 'juicy contracts' to NDC members than NPP - Kennedy Agyapong

Though the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), is in power and supposed to be running the affairs of the country, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is rather in charge, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong claims.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495493713445.html
Obour cautioned over coronavirus protocols breaches

The Asante Akim South Municipality Assembly in the Ashanti Region has warned an NPP parliamentary aspirant against the violation of the social distancing protocol needed to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495344849958.html
Stigma makes it impossible to disclose identities of persons who'll test positive - Majority Leader

The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu has said the stigmatisation associated with testing positive to the coronavirus makes it impossible to disclose the identities of any MP or staff of parliament who will test positive to the virus.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495481748174.html
Man jailed 10 years for impregnating co-tenant’s daughter

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced a 22-year-old unemployed to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for impregnating a 15-year-old daughter of a co-tenant at Bubuashie in Accra.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495436481414.html
MPs who fail to test for coronavirus will be sanctioned - Speaker

Speaker of Parliament Rt Hon Prof Michael Aaron Oquaye has cautioned Members of Parliament and staff of the Parliamentary Service who have not gone through the test for COVID-19 to do so when the mandatory mass testing in Parliament restart from Thursday, 28th May to Friday, 29th May 2020.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495537958883.html
Flashback: Akufo-Addo won't win 2020 elections - NDC reacts

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) discredited reports by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) that president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will retain his seat in the December 2020 general elections.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495160858902.html
Election run-offs waste of money, must be rechecked – Diplomatic Consultant

Diplomatic Consultant, Farouk Al- Wahab says Ghana started practicing democracy prematurely and that also accounts for the country being overly democratic.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495526972934.html
NDC warns NPP in Nalerigu/Gambaga after ‘arrest’ of former Youth Organiser

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Nalerigu/Gambaga Constituency say they are ready to face the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) squarely in the December 7 elections.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495672841809.html
Ghana has no record of reinfection of coronavirus

Dr Badu Sarkodie, the Director of Public Health, Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday said the country has not recorded any cases of reinfections of the COVID-19.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495688305892.html
Student jailed for extortion over policewoman’s nude pictures

A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced a 24-year-old student, Francis Aggrey, to three years imprisonment for extortion in his bid to circulate nude videos of his girlfriend, a policewoman.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495735137761.html
Major markets in Sekondi-Takoradi to be closed over surge in coronavirus numbers

Major markets in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis are expected to be closed down today for disinfection due to the rise in COVID-19 numbers in the region.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495824334508.html
We're satisfied with Mills' autopsy, stop act of 'drunkenness' - Family

Family of the late President John Atta Mills has asked politicians and the general public to respect the family and the late Professor and allow him to Rest In Peace.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495800700648.html
Confusion in Parliament over MPs’ coronavirus test results

Parliament seems to have shifted its position that no Members of Parliament and staff of the Parliament Service tested positive for COVID-19 during a mass testing exercise.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495778694098.html
Biden Attacks Trump for Not Wearing Mask in Public: 'This Macho Stuff Is 'Stoking Deaths'

Following his Tuesday remarks, Biden changed his profile picture on Twitter to the one of him wearing a black mask during a Memorial Day ceremony.

27 May 00:42 Sputniknews 967333868226197641.html
Crowdfunding campaign launched to support family of Sanatan Deka; Aims to raise 30 lakhs through the campaign in 19 days

Sanatan Deka was lynched to death by Faizul Haque and friends for selling vegetables in a Muslim majority area near Guwahati during Ramzan. 

27 May 00:00 9159923259033301130.html
Former champs John Force and Gary Scelzi to join WFO Radio Live shows this week

Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force will appear on WFO Radio Live, Thursday at 2 p.m. Eastern with host Joe Castello while former NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car champion Gary Scelzi will take part in the WFO Radio Live Happy Hour show on Friday at 4 p.m. Eastern.

27 May 00:00 NHRA 9185301439915913491.html
Rawlings to address June 4 by virtual durbar

Former President Jerry John Rawlings will deliver the keynote address to mark the 41st anniversary of the June 4 uprising on Thursday, June 4, 2020.

27 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495837562717.html
Nord Stream 2 Operator Says Sanction Threats Are Discrimination Against European Companies

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Threats to impose sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project are discrimination against European companies, the project operator, Nord...

27 May 00:39 Sputniknews 967333869455945339.html
Watch: Duo Have The Perfect Response To Dundalk Lockdown Protest

A woman most famous for standing outside Google and the Four Courts was back at it again yesterday, this time standing on a beach in Dundalk, hosting a sparsely attend...

27 May 00:00 974130362049950973.html
A Year of Jagan - Going the Hugo Chavez way?

In his hurry to score political points Jagan as CM is announcing schemes and issuing GOs which are either questioned or struck down by the High Court. - Duggaraju Srinivasa Rao 

27 May 00:00 9159923258437990163.html
As COVID19 situation goes out of hand, MVA govt in Maharashtra comes with a gag order to curb social media criticism

Unable to handle the COVID19 crisis efficiently, the MVA government led by the Shiv Sena has turned its frustration towards those who are critical of it. Criticism on Social Media and not management of the health crisis seems to be the priority of the MVA government. - Devidas Deshpande  

27 May 00:00 9159923258328305676.html
U2 Drummer Donates $100,000 To Help Navajo And Hopi Families

It has emerged tonight that Larry Mullen of U2 has pledged $100,000 to the cause of the Hopi and Navajo peoples in America as they struggle desperately to cope with th...

27 May 00:00 974130362556258482.html
Brutal murder of Sanatan Deka shows how Hindus are not safe anymore in Muslim dominated areas of Assam

The fear among the ethnic Hindus in these villages looms large due to the fear of a Muslim attack. They fear reprisals and gullibility of the police with Muslim money power and an enviable unity among Muslims against the 'Kafir'.- Siba Prasad Sarma 

27 May 00:00 9159923259232792307.html
Maha Vikas Aghadi Government Can’t Dance, Courtyard is Rough!

Unable to handle the COVID19 crisis efficiently, the MVA government led by the Shiv Sena has turned its frustration towards those who are critical of it. Criticism on Social Media and not management of the health crisis seems to be the priority of the MVA government. - Devidas Deshpande  

27 May 00:00 9159923258577474982.html
An American Sports Website Has Made A 14 Minute Video About Keane vs McCarthy

Even to this day, something feels a bit weird hearing Americans talk about football, rugby, or even GAA. There's something in-built in us that has long since decided t...

27 May 00:00 974130362035028172.html
Friends and families could be reunited in ‘social bubbles’ of up to ten people by next month under lockdown-easing plans

Barbecues and garden parties could also be among activities given the go-ahead in Britain by the end of June after being raised in the Cabinet.

27 May 01:13 Mail Online 124328112476886439.html
D-Day for Nazanin: British citizen imprisoned in Tehran will find out TODAY if she will be freed as her husband says 'we are closer than ever' but is still preparing for the worst

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe expects to find out today whether she will be released from prison in Iran after the supreme leader announced 3,000 people are being pardoned as part of Eid.

27 May 01:02 Mail Online 124328110762395947.html
New Zealand deputy PM breaks ranks to urge Ardern to lift Covid-19 lockdown

Political kingmaker Winston Peters says nation has been in lockdown for ‘too long’ and calls for immediate move to the lowest level of restrictions

27 May 01:19 the Guardian 1491978795574322028.html
‘Teen Mom OG’ Recap: Catelynn & Tyler Exclude Butch From Vaeda’s 1st Birthday Party

On the May 26 episode of 'Teen Mom OG', Catelynn and Tyler threw Vaeda a birthday party, but they excluded Butch from it.

27 May 01:04 Hollywood Life 1852895046714542177.html
New Zealand sheltered its homeless during Covid-19 – but can it last?

Labour-led government has pledged $100m to keep 1,200 motel rooms available for the homeless for a year but obstacles to cementing gains remain

27 May 01:10 the Guardian 1491978795448580933.html
Venezuela's official virus data is 'absurd' – HRW and Johns Hopkins

President Nicolas Maduro's government reports 10 COVID-19 deaths out of 1,121 cases in a country of 30 million people

27 May 01:01 Rappler 1882105642852900647.html
Anger as white woman reports black birdwatcher in Central Park to police

'I'm going to tell them there's an African-American man threatening my life,' she tells the black man while appearing to dial 911

27 May 01:31 Rappler 1882105641981738064.html
LIVE: Senate hearing on non-expiration of franchises

Watch the Senate hearing live on Rappler

27 May 01:24 Rappler 1882105643922454500.html
Schools, colleges still not allowed to open: MHA

 No decision has been taken on opening of schools and colleges and all education institutions across the country are still prohibited to open, the Union Home Ministry said Tuesday night. The

27 May 01:36 Deccan Herald 2027555796821678410.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

US president responds by accusing micro-blogging site of stifling free speech

27 May 01:57 Gulf News 2086521545536391212.html
Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear California Voting Rights Act Challenge

The Supreme Court refused to hear a constitutional challenge to the California Voting Rights Act over its requirement that some local governments hold district rather than at-large elections.

27 May 01:31 Courthouse News Service 1799505149191732596.html
Big Brother Australia announces massive twist for new season

It’s been six long years since Big Brother Australia graced our TV screens, but the wait for the show’s much-anticipated return is almost over. In just two weeks time, a whole new cast of housemates…

27 May 01:37 214966662156611886.html
Two arrested after disabled man in wheelchair robbed at ATM

Two men have now been arrested over the alleged heartless robbery of a wheelchair-bound man at an ATM in Sydney’s CBD. The 42-year-old man, who suffers from spastic diplegia (paraplegia) cerebral…

27 May 01:07 214966662719616436.html
Pop-up bike lanes proposed for Brisbane CBD

The proposal, detailed by Bicycling Queensland, was presented to the council and the state government.

27 May 01:57 Brisbane Times 2314609340161244988.html
Virgin bidder Cyrus plans to keep airline as full-service Qantas competitor

The Richard Branson-linked investment fund has said it wants to maintain Virgin Australia as a full-service international airline if it wins the race for the collapsed carrier.

27 May 01:47 Brisbane Times 2314609339119293487.html
From Wall Street to Bethlehem, iconic sites reopen from virus

The illness has killed more than 346,000 people worldwide and forced most countries to mothball their tourism industries, a crucial source of revenue

27 May 01:20 Rappler 1882105643268999835.html
Guest workers add to rising number of corona cases in Uttar Pradesh, eastern states

Amidst the political 'tu-tu, mein-mein', the plight of the guest workers continues to trouble the conscience of the Indian nation.

27 May 01:30 The Asian Age 2126266545802926249.html
Japan police arrest man in Kyoto anime arson that killed 36

Japanese police arrested a suspect in the deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio last year after he recovered enough from his own severe burns to respond to the police investigation.

27 May 01:42 CTVNews 2422791599023511841.html
Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

HONG KONG — Hundreds of riot police took up posts in and around Hong Kong’s financial district on Wednesday ahead of a debate at the city’s Legislative Council over a bill that would criminalize disrespect of China’s national anthem.

27 May 01:18 Financial Post 2379081491714298903.html
Twitter Users Clamoring For Cancelation Of Activist Shaun King

Shaun King has garnered a reputation for himself in recent years as an activist in racial politics. He's received a lot of criticism for his

27 May 01:11 Celebrity Insider 265863475869670205.html
Buhari eulogises Clark at 93, Soun at 94 - The Nation Nigeriaa

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged elder statesman and leader of the Ijaw nation, Chief Edwin Clark, to continue to work for the ...

27 May 01:13 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900230151389.html
Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during pandemic

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

27 May 01:19 CTVNews 2422791598537491836.html
Children's Day: Publishing firm celebrates five young authors

All is set for Wednesday’s online launch of five children's books as part of activities to celebrate this year's Children's Day. The books, titled ....

27 May 01:23 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900155795958.html
Media company Torstar to go private after sale to NordStar Capital in $52M deal

NordStar Capital LP, a private firm owned by businessmen Paul Rivett and Jordan Bitove, plans to take Torstar private

27 May 01:47 Financial Post 2379081493595777313.html
The Sector Back From the Grave

While the S&P has been soaring, there's one sector (other than tech) that's crushing it ... and you probably haven't been paying it any attention.

27 May 01:25 InvestorPlace 24614509749998353.html
Cloud diplomacy: Consular access, demarche move online

Besides virtual summits and phone calls, demarche, consular access and even presentation of credentials have moved to online platforms.

27 May 01:59 The Indian Express 2885715104003498761.html
Inadequacies, lapses: SC seeks answers from Centre and states on migrants

The judges said “adequate transport arrangement, food and shelters are immediately to be provided by the Centre and State Governments free of cost”.

27 May 01:50 The Indian Express 2885715104071581834.html
Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: Inspirational quotes, messages and thoughts of Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru inspirational quotes, thoughts: On his death anniversary, we share some inspirational quotes of the leader that have stayed with us over the years, are are more relevant now than ever.

27 May 01:30 The Indian Express 2885715105072271851.html
IndiGo flier tests positive after landing in Coimbatore

"No one else was seated in his vicinity, significantly reducing the possibility of transmission... The operating crew has been home quarantined for 14 days and we are in the process of notifying other passengers as per the government guidelines," the airline said.

27 May 01:56 The Indian Express 2885715104280232038.html
Ahmedabad: ‘Official transferred for self-promotion, scaring people’

The campaign, under the hashtag #StopTargetingGujarat, launched on Monday in English, Gujarati and Hindi by the BJP IT Cell has been widely circulated on social media platforms.

27 May 01:04 The Indian Express 2885715104216487961.html
Singapore Fortitude Budget: S$2b to create 100,000 jobs, traineeship, training opportunities

SINGAPORE, May 27 — The Singapore government will set aside about S$2 billion (RM6.12 billion) to create nearly 100,000 jobs, traineeships and training opportunities, as part of the Fortitude Budget announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday. These will come under an SGUnited...

27 May 01:26 Malaymail 302165935081595087.html
New York governor floats infrastructure projects to reboot economy

NEW YORK, May 27 — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday floated a number of major infrastructure projects to reboot the US economy post-pandemic, saying he would raise the issue at a meeting today with President Donald Trump. “Let's do something creative, let's do it fast. Let's put...

27 May 01:44 Malaymail 302165935406729992.html
Delhi confidential: Sound Of Silence

Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday reeled out figures of the financial aid given by the Centre to the state, and accused the state government of not utilising the money.

27 May 01:49 The Indian Express 2885715105731228412.html
Charlotte Democrat Councilman: 'No Way' GOP Convention Can Take Place

Charlotte City Councilman Larken Egleston said Monday there was "no way" the GOP convention could go on as planned due to the coronavirus.

27 May 01:13 Breitbart 3148363491360412118.html
DAP: Perikatan stopped caring about drunk driving after coming into power

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — A score of DAP politicians have challenged the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration to take punitive action against those caught drunk driving, in light of the two related deaths recently. In a joint press statement, the group pointed out that former transport minister...

27 May 01:16 Malaymail 302165936012817891.html
Report: Afghanistan to Free 900 Taliban Terrorists This Week

Afghanistan's government is set to release 900 Taliban terrorists by Tuesday in response to a recent ceasefire ordered by the jihadis.

27 May 01:00 Breitbart 3148363491967962986.html
Planned Parenthood Testimony on Fetal Tissue Sales Contradicts Claims

A new video reveals the testimony of Planned Parenthood officials regarding the sale of aborted fetal tissue contradicts their public claims.

27 May 01:10 Breitbart 3148363492085055464.html
CNN's Cooper on Trump's Scarborough Tweets: 'He Is Just a Little Man, Despite His Girth and Size'

Tuesday on CNN, host Anderson Cooper criticized President Donald Trump for his messaging on masks and his tweets about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. | Clips

27 May 01:53 Breitbart 3148363491505606099.html
Somali Refugee Indicted for Attempting to Join Islamic Terrorist Group

A Somali-born naturalized United States citizen was indicted this week for allegedly attempting to join Islamic terrorist group al-Shabab. 

27 May 01:05 Breitbart 3148363492821653554.html
US dollar edges higher as US, China worries resurface

TOKYO, May 27 — The US dollar edged higher today as worries about the US response to China's proposed security law for Hong Kong supported safe-haven demand for the greenback. The euro held gains against the dollar and the pound but faces a severe test when the European Commission is expected to...

27 May 01:19 Malaymail 302165936391153154.html
Man arrested over deadly 2019 fire at Japan’s Kyoto Animation

TOKYO, May 27 — A Japanese man suspected of killing 36 people and injuring dozens in an arson attack at an animation studio last July was arrested today after spending 10 months in hospital for treatment. Police had issued an arrest warrant for Shinji Aoba at the time of the fire but had been...

27 May 01:28 Malaymail 302165936477498196.html
Immigration recruitment: Ex-minister, fugitive businessman know fate tomorrow

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja will decide on Thursday whether Patrick Abba Moro, Drexel Global Tech Limited ...

27 May 01:43 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900309535468.html
Petrol sold above N130 in 17 states, says NBS

’Femi Asu Despite the reduction in the price of petrol to N125 per litre, the product was sold above N130 per litre in 17 states in April, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Followin...

27 May 01:32 Punch Newspapers 3524240994105698149.html
Grassley: White House 'failed to address' if there was a 'good reason' for IG firings

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

27 May 01:40 TheHill 355432918110125174.html
Spark chairman takes aim at govt intervention

Endless reviews, regulatory changes and government interventions into the energy space risk derailing Spark's track record of long-term stable returns, chairman Doug McTaggart told shareholders.

27 May 01:33 Australian Financial Review 3974284486621849312.html
Key Senate Democrat withdraws support from House measure on web browsing data

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has pulled his support from an amendment aimed at blocking law enforcement from collecting web browsing history without a warrant after comments made by Rep. Adam Schiff

27 May 01:32 TheHill 355432918306637559.html
Japara flags major impairment,says conditions are tough

The aged care provider says so far it has no cases of COVID-19 with residents, but one staff member in a home contracted the virus. It has suspended its brownfield and greenfield development programs given the difficult outlook.

27 May 01:00 Australian Financial Review 3974284487077102771.html
U.S. nears 100,000 pandemic deaths: Does Trump feel your pain? | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as these: “I can hear you.” “You have lost too much, but you have not lost everything.” “We have wept with you; we’ve pulled our children tight.”

27 May 01:10 Star-Advertiser 3439335389202263092.html
The book you need if you want to understand China right now

As China-US relations deteriorate, a new book argues Washington and its allies should engage with Beijing instead of provoking it.

27 May 01:01 Australian Financial Review 3974284487030729001.html
NZ facing worst downturn in 160 years: central bank

If tough restrictions are re-imposed unemployment could rise to 18 per cent and banks would need to raise capital, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand warns.

27 May 01:35 Australian Financial Review 3974284486674018620.html
Why quant legend says it's 26 days to a new normal

A new measure of how long investors see the COVID crisis lasting from quant legend Dan diBartolomeo neatly tells the story of growing optimism.

27 May 01:11 Australian Financial Review 3974284488066672134.html
Rubio warns Twitter after it puts fact-check label on Trump tweet

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

27 May 01:39 Washington Examiner 4625792333642657726.html
NZD/USD remains on hunt for break above 0.62 after China Industrial Profits data

NZD/USD is eyeing a clear break above the psychological hurdle of 0.62, having found bids near 0.6179 in early Asia and violated the resistance of the

27 May 01:47 FXStreet 4480975638387101247.html
Silver Price Analysis: Bounces from $17.00, Wednesday's close pivotal

Silver is currently trading near $17.20 per ounce, representing a 0.65% gain on the day, having defended the psychological support of $17.00 during th

27 May 01:20 FXStreet 4480975638764673649.html
Live Coronavirus Updates: Fatality Rate Reduced To 2.87%, Lowest In World, Says Health Ministry

The Health Ministry said the COVID-19 fatality rate in India is 2.87 per cent, the lowest among countries badly hit by the pandemic.

27 May 01:09 5090057681320268656.html
Four Minneapolis policemen fired after death of unarmed black man

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday over the death of an unarmed black man seen on a bystander’s video lying face down in the street, gasping for air and groaning, “I can’t breathe,” while a white officer kneels on his neck for several minutes.

27 May 01:55 National Post 4816958591840168608.html
AUD/JPY: Bears getting set for potential major sell-off

AUD/JPY has extended the upside for a more mature shorting opportunity. This trade is now offering a discount for bears seeking to take advantage of t

27 May 01:08 FXStreet 4480975638072095027.html
N.L. warns of exodus of oil and gas industry without more federal help

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's government is looking for a rapid answer from Ottawa on its request for aid for the offshore oil sector in light of a quickening exodus of exploration rigs from the province.

27 May 01:10 52741009920172224.html
US military accuses Russia of sending warplanes to Libya in support of anti-govt mercenaries; Kremlin denies claim

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

27 May 01:08 Firstpost 4760741711745744086.html
Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact check warning, US president furious

Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president ove…

27 May 01:30 France 24 5635134570265893949.html
Aussies are heading back to shopping centres in high numbers as coronavirus restrictions start to ease, according to new data

More people are heading into shopping centres as coronavirus restrictions ease in Australia.

27 May 01:52 Business Insider Australia 5575934301531726238.html
Trump Hits Back At Twitter After It Calls His Tweets '"Unsubstantiated"

Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president over truth-defying posts.

27 May 01:51 5090057682532005457.html
Singer Sonu Nigam pokes fun at Indian Idol judge Neha Kakkar for emotional breakdown? The Kapil Sharma Show’s Krushna Abhishek and Bharti Singh had teased Bollywood singer for crying

Singer Sonu Nigam has made fun of Indian Idol judge Neha Kakkar for her frequent emotional breakdown while judging the singing reality show. This was days after The Kapil Sharma Show's Krushna Abhishek and Bharti Singh teased Bollywood singer

27 May 01:29 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720208521435740.html
Italy records 78 new coronavirus deaths, 397 new cases

ROME: Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 78 on Tuesday (May 26), against 92 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, ...

27 May 01:40 CNA 5644198863535239802.html
With quarantine norms revised, Indian returnees must be refunded part of their advance by hotels: Centre

India News: NEW DELHI: Indian returnees from abroad who had paid hotels in advance for their 14-day quarantine stay but can now leave after seven days under revis.

27 May 01:09 The Times of India 6060938663977964024.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

US News: For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump's tweets with a fact-check warning. On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning phrase

27 May 01:49 The Times of India 6060938663509500662.html
Canadian soldiers witness 'deeply disturbing' scenes in seniors' residences: PM

OTTAWA: Canadian soldiers helping to manage the coronavirus outbreak in seniors' residences have witnessed some "deeply disturbing" scenes, Prime ...

27 May 01:09 CNA 5644198863700444616.html
N.C. high school valedictorian, star athlete will begin college with associate’s degree

West Lincoln High School Class of 2020 valedictorian and star athlete Kelton Towery will begin his college career at North Carolina State University with an Associate in Science degree.

27 May 01:37 WBTV 6439870258903529370.html
Man arrested over fatal arson attack at Kyoto anime studio

Police have arrested a man suspected of starting a fire that killed 36 people in an animation studio in Japan.

27 May 01:57 independent 5894610846199025430.html
Twitter fact-check marks Trump tweets for the first time

The President objects to being proven wrong, and misunderstands free speech rights

27 May 01:22 Tech Advisor 6450858318490640683.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering' with US elections after fact checking warning | ZDNet

The US President also accused Twitter of 'stifling free speech'.

27 May 01:24 ZDNet 591556592341510442.html
Gastonia venue operator wants clarification regarding reopening for event spaces

A venue operator in Gastonia wants clarification from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper regarding the reopening of event spaces in the state.

27 May 01:39 WBTV 6439870257700178192.html
Amy Cooper, The “Central Park Karen” Who Called Police On A Black Man, Has Been Fired

A white woman in New York has been fired after a viral video shows her hysterically calling police on a black man who asked her to leash her dog.

27 May 01:33 Junkee 6829486441503746753.html
Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

The proposed new national security laws triggered the first big street unrest in Hong Kong in months on Sunday

27 May 01:46 The Hindu 6679535025558774039.html
Twitter fact-checks Donald Trump for the first time

Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed, the U.S. President tweeted, singling out the Governor of California.

27 May 01:14 The Hindu 6679535025451681287.html
Retailers add COVID-19 surcharge for services to help offset costs of pandemic

VANCOUVER - Among the many changes that returning customers to Hatz Hair Studio in North Vancouver may notice is a $5 charge on their bill to help offset co

27 May 01:00 6669504245954962817.html
Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Russia-occupied Crimea exceeds 500

Human rights activists say the figures may be underreported.

27 May 01:35 UNIAN 6863008971538172665.html
More peacekeeping operations, fewer troops in 2019: Report

The number of multilateral peace operations, both by the UN and others, rose by just one to 61, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

27 May 01:31 Hindustan Times 696565558147802604.html
It’s increasingly clear our tough road ahead has no end in sight

There’s no indication of when businesses will be able to reopen again, and it may be that we are entering the Dark Twenties

27 May 01:01 The Globe and Mail 68426410190625851.html
Few faces, more spaces as B.C. schools to reopen next week

Classroom instruction will be offered on a part-time, voluntary basis for the final month of the school year – the reopening is serving as a trial run to what is expected to be a full return to classrooms in September

27 May 01:00 The Globe and Mail 68426410090855948.html
Biden suggests many COVID-19 deaths were avoidable but for Trump's 'lack of attention and ego'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that President Trump is "supposed to lead by example" when it comes to wearing a mask and social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, but has failed at that and also keeping the death toll down.The U.S. is close to reaching the grim milestone

27 May 01:05 Yahoo 7097669637461347515.html
Malka Leifer: Rape-accused ex-principal fit for extradition to Australia

An Israeli judge says the suspect accused of 74 sex charges is fit to face extradition to Australia.

27 May 01:56 Yahoo 7097669638351564395.html
Brazil leads daily virus deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil reported the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world Tuesday with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list. Latin America's largest country, which has emerged as a new epicenter in the coronavirus pandemic, has seen its daily death toll surge past

27 May 01:53 Yahoo 7097669638078488388.html
Here’s Why Bitcoin Could See a Bloodbath Decline to the $5,000 Region

Analysts are noting that Bitcoin's HTF outlook favors sellers, with one even noting that the crypto could soon be trading within the $5,000 region.

27 May 01:00 NewsBTC 7232133509630932334.html
Surge of financial aid has HALO service ‘optimistic’ about short-term future

Air ambulance organizations in Alberta depend on donations, but charities are suffering after the novel coronavirus pandemic iced the global economy

27 May 01:47 The Globe and Mail 68426410997572164.html
Ex-Nevada AG describes ballots 'piled up in apartments and trash cans and in hallways' due to mail-in voting

Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt echoed President Trump's concerns about mail-in voting Tuesday, telling "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that it will likely increase the risk of voter fraud in his state.

27 May 01:28 Fox News 7362823819931673989.html
Tucker rips media for scolding outdoor Americans: 'The fact that you disobeyed them drove them insane'

Tucker Carlson opened Tuesday's edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" by ripping the mainstream media for shaming Americans who spent part of their holiday weekend outside and not wearing masks.

27 May 01:50 Fox News 7362823819542925086.html
Empty Steel Canyons In NYC As Commuters WFH?

One victim of the pandemic might be the daily commute. Nowhere is that more apparent than in New York City, where inbound suburbanites are critical to the local economy.

27 May 01:37 7357138826553039258.html
What Commuting in Delhi Metro Post Lockdown 4.0 May Look Like? When Are Services Resuming?

Further, strict social-distancing will be practised inside the trains. The commuters will be required to be seated alternately. This will be monitored by DMRC official, Metro staff members to check for violations, the report by leading daily read.

27 May 01:38 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | 7150386083205238125.html
TV actor Arjun Bijlani's building sealed off after resident tests positive for coronavirus

The one thing Arjun said he is thankful for is that his mother is staying with his younger brother.

27 May 01:45 DNA India 7533428661014996891.html
Catholic churches in Brooklyn and Queens reopen with social-distancing measures

Catholic churches in Brooklyn and Queens shuttered for months due to the coronavirus outbreak reopened on Tuesday with some changes — including social-distancing signage and mandatory

27 May 01:55 New York Post 7654946768690335784.html
George Floyd's cousins speak out about heartbreak over his death in Minneapolis police custody

The cousins of an African-American Minnesota man who died while in police custody, during which a white police officer pressed his knee against his neck as he struggled to breathe, are calling for action after viewing the video of the altercation.

27 May 01:01 Fox News 7362823820271916147.html
Fired Florida data scientist had been axed by FSU years ago for affair with student, report says

One of the people entering data on Florida’s coronavirus website fired in a dispute over what information should be made public was allegedly, according to a report in The Daily Mail, also fired from Florida State University in 2017 for having an affair with a student -- and later was charged with cyberstalking.

27 May 01:49 Fox News 7362823821249081742.html
How much will be enough when it comes to Canada's COVID-19 supply?

OTTAWA — A high-profile announcement by the Liberals this week that automotive giant General Motors would make 10 million medical masks omitted a detail that speaks to the long road ahead in Canada's. . .

27 May 01:00 Times Colonist 7617512061100243097.html
North Dublin lands with residential potential on sale for €450,000

Swords Road holding of 5.4 acre sits close to housing just off M1

27 May 01:30 The Irish Times 8204772969024534403.html
UK COVID-19 deaths top 37,000 as another 134 patients die

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

27 May 01:25 The Hans India 817019414636721163.html
Students Warned Not To Sign Up For College Accommodation Until They Get Clarity On Lectures

Students are being warned not to hand over deposits for college accommodation until they know if they need it.

27 May 01:33 SPIN South West 8165439734649879942.html
Trump urges Republicans to block bill extending FISA provisions

President Trump on Tuesday urged House Republicans to oppose legislation extending Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act provisions, citing abuses of the law against his 2016 campaign.

27 May 01:02 New York Post 7654946768887892731.html
Japan police arrest man in Kyoto anime arson that killed 36

TOKYO — Japanese police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio last year after he recovered enough from his own severe burns to respond to the police investigation.

27 May 01:25 680News 8014034334409823459.html
Property professionals must see technology as an opportunity, not a threat

Over the past 10 weeks, digital platforms have played a key role in sector

27 May 01:00 The Irish Times 8204772968808444735.html
Amtrak requests additional $1.5B in federal funding for coronavirus relief

May 26 (UPI) -- Passenger railroad service Amtrak on Tuesday asked Congress for an additional $1.5 billion in federal funds to help it maintain operations amid the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 01:59 UPI 8257973864457788238.html
Ralphs security guard pulls gun on shopper during confrontation in San Bernardino - VIDEO

A bystander captured video of a security guard at a Ralphs in San Bernardino drawing a gun on a shopper who was refusing to leave the store.

27 May 01:26 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440567151532.html
Guinness crowns record-holders of isolation as legendary list grows

Usain Bolt ran the 100 meters in 9.58 seconds. Dr. Vikas Saini recently put on 10 socks in an official time of 9.23.

27 May 01:52 Fox Sports 7784787271905156155.html
The 1918 Spanish flu: How lessons learned apply to today's COVID-19 pandemic

The 1918 H1N1 influenza pandemic, also known as the Spanish flu, was the most severe pandemic in modern history. About 675,000 deaths were reported in the United States.

27 May 01:50 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440828214216.html
Woman with walker awarded $55K after B.C. RCMP officer 'assaulted and battered' her

A B.C. woman who uses a walker for mobility has been awarded $55,000 in damages after a judge determined she was "falsely arrested, falsely imprisoned, assaulted and battered" by an RCMP officer in the province's north.

27 May 01:30 British Columbia 8448044034451041232.html
In morgues and shipping containers, Ecuadorians search for lost dead

GUAYAQUIL/QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Dolores Centeno has scoured the morgues and cemeteries of Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city, for two months searching for her father’s body.

27 May 01:23 Reuters 8334514180744216204.html
ACT Policing arrest three men during alleged Garran burglary

Three men were caught during an alleged burglary in Garran on Wednesday morning.

27 May 01:34 The Canberra Times 8662394329413558382.html
Trump urges House Republicans to reject FISA renewal bill

President Donald Trump called on House Republicans to reject pending legislation that would renew a set of domestic surveillance powers that lapsed two...

27 May 01:06 MarketWatch 8975941549142708468.html
ANU cops $225 million financial hit due to coronavirus crisis

The Australian National University will look to find $100 million in savings this year.

27 May 01:00 The Canberra Times 8662394328476179262.html
Love has no gender: Costa Rica legalises same-sex marriage

Couples scheduled ceremonies - mostly private due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some that would be broadcast - to celebrate their unions before judges and notaries after the ban was lifted at midnight

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771787349166421.html
Chicago sees deadliest Memorial day in years

10 people shot dead and 32 severely injured

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771787448049924.html
'Our greatest challenge': How to rebuild the ACT's virus-struck economy?

As business start to reopen and the ACT takes its first tentative steps on the road to recovery, The Canberra Times canvassed the views of politicians, academics, economists and industry groups on the best approach to rebuilding the economy.

27 May 01:30 The Canberra Times 8662394328211028113.html
UK junior minister resigns over Dominic Cummings row

Johnson's embattled Chief Strategy Adviser faced a volley of hostile questions from the media on Monday evening when Downing Street took the unusual step for a staffer to address his own press conference amid growing anger from all sides of the political spectrum, including Johnson's own Conservative Party

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788149122411.html
‘No mask, no ride’ policy in South Korea

The government, in a new directive, ordered buses and taxi drivers to limit or refuse to offer rides to passengers who do not wear masks as part of the tightened quarantine measures against the pandemic outbreak

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771787257657573.html
Filthy toilets, attacked with stones: For North East workers from Goa, a 119-hour nightmare on rails

A train journey to Manipur that should have taken 61 hours stretches into a horror ride as meals fail to arrive and bogies are without water.

27 May 01:00 8669301692920962580.html
Countries ease coronavirus lockdown after months of lockdown

Iran cafes are on after 2 months, whereas, Sri Lanka relaxes COVID-19 curfew in Colombo and Bethlehem Nativity Church reopens

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788919390828.html
SCO Summit, Scheduled for 22-23 July in St. Petersburg, Postponed, Source Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has decided to postpone the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), it could be held closer to the fall, a high-ranking source...

27 May 01:57 Sputniknews 967333869582022675.html
Lockdown 4.0: Here's a proposed map for the state government to reopen Mumbai

Risk of infection remains and its spread cannot be contained but one has to learn to live in a new environment.

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788174265042.html
Recruitment resumes at Kainos as Belfast IT firm reassesses the scale of new HQ

RECRUITMENT has resumed at IT services firm Kainos, its chief executive has said.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065464358068.html
Radical steps for protection of migrant labour; best way to push demand and employment opportunities

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

27 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788805141835.html
Co Tyrone mother (21) who tried to take own life speaks out about mental health

A young Co Tyrone mother has spoken out about her mental health struggles in a bid to break down stigmas and help others.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065678200696.html
Presses start rolling as weekly newspapers prepare to publish again

THE Mourne Observer will be available again in newsagents' shops this morning, heralding a return to the shelves of a number of weekly newspapers which were temporarily shut during the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065199518150.html
Man charged with murder following discovery of body in north Belfast

A 34-year-old man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a body in north Belfast.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066336591072.html
More spaces added to online cyber security courses after high demand

MORE young people, particularly girls, are being invited to take part in a new series of free, online cyber security courses.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066750060888.html
Coronavirus: Warning of second wave in north and 'more lives lost' despite no new Covid-19 deaths

NORTHERN Ireland has recorded no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since the pandemic took hold - but health minister Robin Swann warned about a second wave and "more lives lost".

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065877324334.html
Talented teenage footballer steps up to work on front line in pharmacy

A talented teenage footballer who is missing her teammates during the Covid-19 lockdown has turned her attention to helping others on the front line.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066476542284.html
Children of asylum seekers challenge with home learning

SINCE the Covid-19 has spurred both the UK government and Northern Ireland executive to shut down schools in March 2020 to slow down the rise of infections, schools, on the other hand, have also come up with homework packs via online learning to keep up the knowledge.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066287524513.html
Harland & Wolff joins forces with Navantia to form new defence challenger

HARLAND & Wolff has joined forces with Spanish shipyard and trusted NATO partner Navantia to form a unique shipbuilding collaboration which will bid for a range of contracts, including UK Ministry of Defence work.

27 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066615445019.html
Coronavirus update: Air India staff on board Delhi-Ludhiana flight tests positive

According to the District Public Relations Office, the man arrived on May 25 by a domestic flight at the Sahnewal Airport. However, test results of 10 of his co-passengers have come negative

27 May 02:58 Business Today 1145527432090006396.html
German Company Combines Wind, Wave, & Solar Power In One System

Go big or go home. That seems to be the motto of SINN Power of Germany. Founded in 2014 by Phillip Sinn, the company's primary focus is

27 May 02:50 CleanTechnica 1065744424671183440.html
Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case delayed as Fairfax lawyers seek to introduce new evidence

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

27 May 02:40 the Guardian 1491978795442495459.html
Greek restaurant ‘Souvla’ in San Francisco becomes romantic spot for a marriage proposal

In a time of uncertainty thanks to COVID-19, it seems that people are still following through with one of the biggest moments of their lives: proposing.

27 May 02:09 Greek City Times 1506177377436887387.html
Bihar, UP outperform most states, Maharashtra tops with 15.26 lakh MSME registrations

As per data compiled by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Bihar ranked number 3 in MSME registration leaving behind the most populous state of Uttar Pradesh and the industrial states of Gujarat and Karnataka

27 May 02:35 Business Today 1145527430957854985.html
Anderson Cooper Drags Donald Trump Over Joe Scarborough Staffer Conspiracy Theory: ‘What A Little Man’

Anderson Cooper dragged Donald Trump as a 'little man' for falsely suggesting Joe Scarborough was involved in the death of his former aide.

27 May 02:28 Hollywood Life 1852895045589587244.html
IAF to operationalise No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore today

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will operationalise its No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu today, equipping it with the fourth generation LCA Tejas aircraft.

27 May 02:24 Oneindia 2023829371490440806.html
Disney, CBS sued for 'rampant' sexual harassment on 'Criminal Minds' set

California sues Disney and CBS for allegedly covering up 14 years of sexual harassment against male crew members on the set of cop series 'Criminal Minds'

27 May 02:42 Rappler 1882105642167233547.html
Drew Dixon: 5 Things To Know About Former Def Jam Exec Featured In HBO Max Doc ‘On The Record’

Drew Dixon, a Russell Simmons sexual assault accuser, shares her story in the HBO Max doc, 'On The Record.' Here's what you need to know.

27 May 02:00 Hollywood Life 1852895046058468439.html
No backing down say sources on stand off with China

India says that it will not allow any change in status quo on the LAC. We have faced similar situations in the past and will face this one too with strength, the officer also said.

27 May 02:42 Oneindia 2023829372513500991.html
Hong Kong police stamp out national anthem law protests

(UPDATED) In a statement police say they 'respect the right of residents to express their views peacefully, but it must be carried out legally'

27 May 02:06 Rappler 1882105642027779847.html
Ex-Collingwood club doctor banned for giving opioids to patient he had sex with

A sports doctor who worked for AFL clubs including Collingwood has been banned for five years after prescribing opioids to a patient he was in a sexual relationship with, who later overdosed.

27 May 02:25 Brisbane Times 2314609339104503155.html
Police rule out charging News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst

The political editor's home was raided last year as part of an investigation into leaked government documents.

27 May 02:39 Brisbane Times 2314609340229762566.html
Cash payments declining as contactless methods become the norm - experts

COVID-19 has accelerated the shift away from cash.

27 May 02:46 Newshub 2131266987291909535.html
Oyetola commiserates with aide over wife’s death - The Nation Nigeria

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has commiserated with his media aide, Niyi Oyetola, over the death of his wife, Haleemat....

27 May 02:47 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900016558294.html
Mexico sets new record with 501 coronavirus deaths in a day

Mexico's health department reported 501 deaths from the coronavirus Tuesday, a new one-day high and the first time the figure exceeded 500.

27 May 02:00 Coronavirus 2422791597730442979.html
Apple to Reopen More Than 100 Stores in The US This Week

Apple will reopen more than 100 stores in the U.S. this week, as the tech giant looks to rebound from the body-blow its suffered due to the coronavirus

27 May 02:22 TheWrap 2361432281983901999.html
White House Press Secretary Dismisses President's Tweets: Murder Suggestion Wasn't 'Original Trump Thought'

"Joe Scarborough himself can answer" questions about the aide who died while serving on his staff, says Kayleigh McEnany

27 May 02:40 TheWrap 2361432283264454917.html
Hong Kong's future as China's gateway to the West is under threat

China plans to enact new security laws for Hong Kong this week, despite threats from the US that could wreck Hong Kong's status as a global financial and trade centre.

27 May 02:01 Brisbane Times 2314609339671487700.html
EU Has Bigger Problems to Worry About Than Gridlock Over Brexit

(Bloomberg) — When Boris Johnson boasted last year he’d got “Brexit done,” weary European governments were only too happy to go along with it.

27 May 02:19 Financial Post 2379081491645018475.html
No plan to step down for Akeredolu, says Kekemeke

Kekemeke, a former commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, said he is a serious-minded person that does not change his mind once he sets his....

27 May 02:39 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900387743862.html
More clusters of a rare condition are popping up in children across Canada

Doctors across Canada and the United States are finding new clusters of a rare and unusual inflammatory condition in children that could be somehow linked to COVID-19.

27 May 02:00 Coronavirus 2422791599043799396.html
Tristan Thompson – Experts Say That A Paternity Test Would Be Almost Impossible To Be Tampered With Despite What Supposed Baby Moma Claims!

As you might have heard, Tristan Thompson has decided to sue a woman who insists that he is the father of her child even though they have already

27 May 02:39 Celebrity Insider 265863476008527551.html
Rajasthan: Man consumes pesticide in suicide attempt near Gehlot’s residence

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

27 May 02:27 The Indian Express 2885715104137491915.html
COVID-19, Agric-business and food security - The Nation Nigeria

It was Martin Luther King. Jr. who famously declared that; "we are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce

27 May 02:00 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900400765557.html
Centre asks states, UTs to negotiate with private labs, bring down test price

Incidentally, 182 private labs in the country make up 29 per cent of the total testing infrastructure. There are 428 government laboratories where Covid testing is currently taking place.

27 May 02:38 The Indian Express 2885715105085858727.html
As Shramik Special trains ‘stray’, Railways notifies ‘route rationalisation’ to explain diversions

The diversions have been done so that trains are not held up at one place for hours without water and food, a senior Railways official told The Indian Express.

27 May 02:34 The Indian Express 2885715105120755856.html
Govt asks CID to re-probe suicide abetment case against Arnab Goswami

The Alibaug police had closed the case last year stating that enough evidence was not found against Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of The Republic, and two others to chargesheet them in the case.

27 May 02:52 The Indian Express 2885715104410137501.html
China expands scope of Hong Kong security legislation

HONG KONG, May 27 — Beijing has expanded the scope of draft national security legislation to include organisations as well as individuals, media reported today, a move that is likely to exacerbate concerns over freedoms in the financial hub. The news comes after Beijing last week proposed...

27 May 02:43 Malaymail 302165934905539173.html
Ringgit strengthens against US dollar in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The ringgit strengthened against the US dollar at the opening today on renewed buying interest amid stabilising oil prices, said an analyst. At 9.02am today, the local note was quoted at 4.3450/3600 compared with Friday’s close of 4.3610/3690. The market was closed on...

27 May 02:26 Malaymail 302165934568734160.html
SAI resumes sports activities in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru and National stadiums

According to a SAI statement, sporting activities have resumed at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium from Tuesd