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300 held as thousands protest over security laws in Hong Kong

Police in Hong Kong fired pepper pellets and made 300 arrests as thousands of people took to the streets on Wednesday to voice anger over national security legislation proposed by China that has raised international alarm over freedoms in the city.

27 May 23:36 Bdnews24 8119004129098505328.html
Covid-19 Locator Form mandatory for overseas arrivals from today

From today, passengers arriving into Ireland from overseas will be required to complete a Covid-19 Passenger Locator Form.

27 May 23:05 Irishexaminer 8196011179990777299.html
The Irish Times view on Ireland’s peacekeepers: A breakdown in trust

The delayed redeployment of Irish personnel points to a loss of trust between the Department of Defence and the officer class

27 May 23:13 The Irish Times 8204772967589972541.html
Violent confrontation between deputy, driver in Lynwood caught on video

Disturbing video shows what appears to be a controversial use of force by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy entering a vehicle.

27 May 23:59 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440538868607.html
Only 'remote' chance of recertifying Hong Kong autonomy in future, Pompeo says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that China “has shed any pretense” that the people of Hong Kong enjoy the autonomy required by law, in a report certifying his determination that the territory no long warrants special treatment.

27 May 23:13 Reuters 8334514180169139752.html
Trump says Justice Dept. probing death of unarmed black man in Minneapolis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the Justice Department and the FBI are investigating the case of an unarmed black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis.

27 May 23:02 Reuters 8334514181372153758.html
UK PM Johnson to go to Brussels next month for Brexit talks: The Times

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will resume Brexit talks in Brussels next month, the Times newspaper reported on Thursday.

27 May 23:50 Reuters 8334514181594431614.html
BJP accuses Digvijaya Singh of flouting social distancing norms, party MLA alleges him of helping Jamaatis to spread coronavirus in Bhopal

Congress lashed at the BJP for making unnecessary political issue out of a social service extended to needy people during the lockdown.

27 May 23:00 Free Press Journal 9080771787721516197.html
Job losses continue to mount in US despite reopenings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.1 million Americans out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, stoking fears Thursday that...

27 May 23:50 The Seattle Times 9121942837720541975.html
Russian Military Names Group Behind Attack on Turkish Patrol in Syria

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Militants of the "Al-Islamad-Turkestani"* group were behind a bomb attack on a Turkish patrol in the Idlib de-escalation zone, in which one Turkish...

27 May 23:44 Sputniknews 967333869102631362.html
US-Canada Team Locates Fuselage of Lost Military Helicopter, Crew Remains

TORONTO (Sputnik) - A joint US-Canadian recovery team has located the remains of Canadian crew members and a piece of the fuselage from a military helicopter lost in...

27 May 23:42 Sputniknews 967333869490917339.html
Emily Maitlis misses Newsnight after BBC criticises Cummings row coverage

Katie Razzall took the broadcaster's place.

27 May 23:21 The Irish News 993065891684827.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Turnpike, parkway toll hikes, $24B construction plan get OK

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority voted Wednesday to increase tolls on two of the state’s major highways and approve a $24 billion construction plan that the hike will fund.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441890670851.html
Lawmakers ejected in Hong Kong debate on Chinese anthem bill

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

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441977081828.html
Israeli president calls Australian PM after teacher's ruling

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he spoke Wednesday with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, following an Israeli court ruling that a former teacher accused of sexually abusing her students

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442008391446.html
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
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
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
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
Official says defiant Michigan barbershop is health threat

A barbershop that refused to remain closed in compliance with Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an “imminent threat” to public health, the state's chief medical officer testified Wednesday.

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442381572849.html
With test results lost, an Afghan family fell to virus

As in many Afghan households, dinner at Dr. Yousuf Aryubi’s home meant the whole family - his mother, his siblings, their children - sitting on the floor together around a mat laid with food on the ca

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442462225011.html
Positive COVID-19 test for worker at House meeting place

A worker at the Springfield convention center where the Illinois House convened for a special session last week has tested positive for COVID-19, the office of Speaker Michael Madigan revealed Wednesd

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442580416231.html
Long Island enters first phase of NY's reopening process

Long Island became the latest region of New York to begin easing restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus as it entered the first phase of the state's four-step reopening proces

27 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442587020343.html
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Omar tries to put house in order

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GoI lets 122 Kashmiri prisoners call home on Eid

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326237839240881.html
Four pregnant women among 96 fresh cases in JK, tally rises to 1759

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326237849793230.html
Over 6500 new cases in India, death toll climbs to 4167

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238023182266.html
Cracks surface in NC

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326238712149143.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
NC condemns assault on senior cardiologist, seeks thorough probe into incident

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239090306785.html
JKP asks policemen to facilitate COVID-19 workers

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239227504716.html
Are children visitation rights applied by JK courts: HC asks JKSLSA

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27 May 00:00 Rising Kashmir 9025326239271825828.html
19 bodies of PIA crash victims forcibly taken away from morgue: Edhi Foundation

Faisal Edhi says relatives did not provide any proof or identification before taking away bodies

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356556557009.html
Shops except for medical, essential items to be closed at 5pm from today in KP

KP govt spokesperson says barbershops will only remain open from Friday till Sunday

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356638632880.html
Qureshi blames New Delhi for threatening regional peace amid India-China tensions

FM Qureshi urges India to behave responsibly in its border dispute with China

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356676901766.html
Sindh reports 699 new coronavirus cases taking total to 24,000

Province reports six new deaths to take provincial tally to 380

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357067764573.html
PIA plane crash: Sindh health minister says process of collecting DNA samples complete

Dr Azra Pechuho says that 43 out of 97 bodies have so far been handed over to families after identification

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357071974354.html
Pakistan Army shot down Indian spy drone that crossed over LoC: ISPR

The spy drone had crossed over 650 metres into Pakistani territory and was shot down in the Rakh Chakri sector

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357590271569.html
PIA plane crash: 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 www.geo.tv 9037559357602838410.html
PML-N lambastes govt for 'allowing sugar export when there was shortage' in country

The opposition party's leaders reiterate demand for prime minister's resignation

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357632139325.html
Cockpit voice recorder of PIA flight PK-8303 still missing: spokesman

PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said that hectic efforts were being made to recover the voice recorder from the crash site

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357645540657.html
Hindutva Supremacist Modi govt becoming a threat to India's neighbours: PM Imran

PM Imran slams Modi government's 'arrogant expansionist policies' akin to Nazi's Lebensraum

27 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357870963813.html
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
'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
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
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
‘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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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
Downing Street condemned over ‘vindictive’ treatment of openDemocracy

Number 10’s ban on openDemocracy asking questions at COVID-19 briefings part of a “Trumpian” attack on press freedom, say free speech campaigners.

27 May 00:00 openDemocracy 5382241321708383006.html
Costa Rica: First same-sex weddings held despite pandemic

Costa Rica has become the first Central American nation to make same-sex marriage legal. Dozens of couples are taking advantage of the new law, although ceremonies must abide by coronavirus social distancing rules.

27 May 00:00 Deutsche Welle 550934690054426542.html
Steve Kerr, Skylar Diggins Blast Cops Over Death of Minnesota Man (TWEET)

Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr made sure to voice his opinion about the death of a black man…

27 May 00:12 Total Pro Sports 5536572205151061800.html
Days after refusing to intervene, Supreme Court finally takes suo motu cognisance of human tragedy of migrant workers

Days after refusing to intervene, the Supreme Court has finally decided to take notice of the plight of migrant workers, who've been forced to go through unspeakable miseries due to an unplanned lockdown announced by the Indian government.

27 May 00:25 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720206687031268.html
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 Investing.com 5710361974671824413.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special pre-1997 treatment

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975053608833.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975446319850.html
Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

Exclusive: Venezuela reaches deal with U.N. to buy food, medicine with gold - central bank

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975613000168.html
Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

Trump threatens social media shutdown over Twitter fact-check label

27 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361976449982252.html
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
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
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
‘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
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
Minneapolis Mayor Calls For Charges Against Officer Who Knelt On George Floyd’s Neck

If most people, particularly people of color, had done what a police officer did late Monday, they’d already be behind bars.”

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531229460316.html
Spain Enters ‘Longest Period Of Mourning’ For 27,000 People Who Died With Coronavirus

Spain is entering the biggest period of national mourning seen so far anywhere in the world, in remembrance of the thousands of people it lost to coronavirus.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531242270393.html
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
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
Trump’s Press Secretary Has Solely Voted By Mail Since 2010, Report Says, Despite Claims Of Fraud Risks

Kayleigh McEnany has defended President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims that mail-in voting leads to election fraud.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531794681195.html
Los Angeles Domestic Violence Hotline Calls Double Since Shutdown

California was one of the earliest locations to shut down, and Los Angeles County now reports that calls to the county’s domestic violence hotline have more than doubled since the virus hit.

27 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531837550065.html
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hawley: Twitter Should Lose Tech Legal Immunity for Editorializing Speech

Josh Hawley sent a letter to Twitter, questioning why they should continue to receive legal immunity when they editorialize Trump's tweets.

27 May 23:16 Breitbart 3148363491768519454.html
President Trump Will Sign Executive Order on Social Media Censorship

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

27 May 23:34 Breitbart 3148363491855005486.html
Contact tracing system launched amid mounting Tory anger over Cummings

It will see people with Covid-19 having their contacts traced in a bid to cut off routes of transmission for the virus and control local flare-ups.

27 May 23:05 Shropshire Star 3480199991531271938.html
Increase in reports of drugs in schools, as police investigate nine-year-old

An investigation by the PA news agency found cannabis was the most common drug, but heroin, cocaine and MDMA were also found.

27 May 23:04 Shropshire Star 3480199992411336583.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media Thursday

President Trump is set to sign an executive order "pertaining to social media" on Thursday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday.She did not offer any further details.

27 May 23:56 TheHill 355432918272473925.html
Trump threatens to veto FISA bill ahead of House vote

President Trump is threatening to veto legislation reauthorizing expired government surveillance tools if it passes in the House, citing “massive abuse” of the government powers in the Russia

27 May 23:08 TheHill 355432918553320746.html
Birmingham woman in BAME donor campaign has liver transplant

The family of Sunaina Paul, 31, had appealed for more black, Asian and minority ethnic organ donors.

27 May 23:04 BBC News 3883826127419233482.html
Trump Should Open America’s Doors to Hong Kong’s Citizens

U.S. policy should focus on punishing the Chinese Communist Party. 

27 May 23:30 Bloomberg.com 4032480121331690770.html
Police: 2 officers shot, woman found dead in North Dakota

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

27 May 23:31 WVLT 4089046910885823901.html
Pakistan condemns commencement of temple construction at site of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya: FO

"The RSS-BJP combine in India is busy unabashedly advancing the 'Hindutva' agenda," says FO spokesperson Aisha Farooqui.

27 May 23:22 DAWN.COM 4500271768461942815.html
Trump Will Sign Executive Order On Social Media After Lashing Out At Twitter

President Trump is set to sign an executive order on social media following his threat to shut down platforms after...

27 May 23:09 Talking Points Memo 4598529366639816669.html
Trump vows to veto House FISA bill

President Trump promised to veto the FISA bill currently on the House floor.

27 May 23:35 Washington Examiner 4625792332662575211.html
Key Witness Who Had Identified Ajmal Kasab Dies

Harishchandra Shrivardhankar, a key witness who had identified terrorist Ajmal Kasab during the case trial, died at his house in Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district, his family members said on Wednesday. He was 70.

27 May 23:45 NDTV.com 5090057681881101200.html
Banning Trump from Twitter would be a disservice to the public, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Twitter provides greater transparency into lawmakers' thinking. That's a good thing, especially when they're metaphorically showing their rear ends.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 23:04 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755708692861.html
Victim in police encounter had started new life in Minnesota

Before he died after being pinned for minutes beneath a Minneapolis police officer's knee, George Floyd was suffering the same fate as millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic: out of work and looking for a new job.

27 May 23:21 KitchenerToday.com 52741009022621984.html
NBC, producers say 'America's Got Talent' cleared by probe

LOS ANGELES — An investigation of Gabrielle Union’s complaints of racism on the set of “America’s Got Talent” concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show’s producers.

27 May 23:23 KitchenerToday.com 52741009508190497.html
NBC, producers say 'America's Got Talent' cleared by probe

LOS ANGELES — An investigation of Gabrielle Union’s complaints of racism on the set of “America’s Got Talent” concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show’s producers.

27 May 23:23 KitchenerToday.com 52741010120609099.html
US ends sanctions waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal - Middle East

Pompeo announces he will be ending the sanctions waiver for projects related to the Iranian nuclear agreement, effective in 60 days.

27 May 23:34 Israel National News 5374683668695070936.html
INTO THE FRAY: A choreographed coup—with the law as a prop - Opeds

It is imperative to restore the judiciary to its duly assigned place in a properly functioning democracy-adjudicating, not legislating.Op-ed

27 May 23:10 Israel National News 5374683669042848507.html
ODM to kick out 9 MPs for working with Ruto

At least 10 legislators to lose their committee membership while two others will be moved to less influential positions

27 May 23:00 The Standard 5587226195681751473.html
Iran changes tack in Iraqi politics after Soleimani assassination

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

27 May 23:31 CNA 5644198863304371997.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday: White House

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

27 May 23:25 CNA 5644198863383696384.html
Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday - White House

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

27 May 23:25 CNA 5644198863708335932.html
‘Too much venom’: Lombardy governor reveals reasons for police escort

The governor of Lombardy, the northern region at the epicentre of Italy's coronavirus outbreak, says he has been given a police escort after growing

27 May 23:38 The New Daily 5848147787249834612.html
FO condemns commencement of construction at Babri Mosque site

The rising tide of religious bigotry in India is well-documented by human rights organizations

27 May 23:50 Dunya News 5863268918013496421.html
Govt spokespersons should acknowledge figures of 2017-18: Jahangir Tareen

Jahangir Tareen said he was the only mill owner who paid full price of sugarcane to farmers

27 May 23:35 Dunya News 5863268918439131475.html
Trump threatens to shut down social media giants as Twitter uses fact-check feature on his claims

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims.

27 May 23:20 independent 5894610844610373930.html
Telangana: Denied burial over Covid-19 fear, Muslim man finds place in Hindu graveyard

A Muslim man who died of a heart attack had to be buried in a Hindu graveyard near Hyderabad after mutawallis (caretakers) of six graveyards denied h

27 May 23:07 The Times of India 6060938664482926660.html
Increase in reports of drugs in schools, as police investigate nine-year-old

An investigation by the PA news agency found cannabis was the most common drug, but heroin, cocaine and MDMA were also found.

27 May 23:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773479685816.html
NBC, producers say 'America's Got Talent' cleared by probe

LOS ANGELES - An investigation of Gabrielle Union’s complaints of racism on the set of “America’s Got Talent” concluded that her allegations were unfounded,

27 May 23:23 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244740810224.html
Manohar to step down as ICC chairman

The ICC is set to discuss the process to elect its new chief at its board meeting today.

27 May 23:46 WAtoday 6806590898805668374.html
What do you do with a stolen Vincent van Gogh painting?

An art thief reviews the 'copycat' heist of The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen from a Dutch museum on March 30.

27 May 23:43 WAtoday 6806590899779113750.html
India under Narendra Modi can’t be threatened: Ravi Shankar Prasad on China face-off | India News

NEW DELHI: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that “no one can threaten Narendra Modi government’’ in … India under Narendra Modi can’t be threatened: Ravi Shankar Prasad on China face-off | India News Read More »

27 May 23:01 ISSCNC 6824315491993571258.html
Furor against UK top aide lingers, could weaken lockdown compliance

Poll shows 2/3 Britons are less likely to follow pandemic rules after Prime Minister’s advisor drove 400km to visit a family farm

27 May 23:33 The Globe and Mail 68426410196032785.html
SBI summons Poroshenko for questioning in two cases on May 29

The second case concerns his phone talks with the then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.

27 May 23:59 UNIAN 6863008970538485573.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 skipper in April. The report is not expected to be made public until decisions are made about potentially

27 May 23:09 Yahoo 7097669637053243071.html
UK PM Johnson to go to Brussels next month for Brexit talks: The Times

Britain's negotiator with the European Union, David Frost, said Johnson will meet the presidents of the European Commission and Council to formally assess the state of the talks, according to the newspaper. Talks on a new pact to cover everything from trade to fisheries to security from 2021 had

27 May 23:42 Yahoo 7097669638976679292.html
ICC Orders PA’s Abbas to Decide — Oslo Accords Dead or Alive?

The entire ICC document, without exception, appears to be an argument in defense of the position of the Palestinian Authority.

27 May 23:47 The Jewish Press 7246030799876749893.html
Increase in reports of drugs in schools, as police investigate nine-year-old

An investigation by the PA news agency found cannabis was the most common drug, but heroin, cocaine and MDMA were also found.

27 May 23:03 Express & Star 7324224458944282296.html
Contact tracing system launched amid mounting Tory anger over Cummings

It will see people with Covid-19 having their contacts traced in a bid to cut off routes of transmission for the virus and control local flare-ups.

27 May 23:09 Express & Star 7324224459924714733.html
Thiessen rips Obama administration over FISA debacle: FBI abuses have 'damaged a vital institution'

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

27 May 23:55 Fox News 7362823819566076242.html
White House says Trump will sign an executive order on social media

President Trump will sign an executive order on social media on Thursday, the White House said.

27 May 23:11 Fox News 7362823819928491610.html
Texas AG Ken Paxton: Trump is right and Twitter ‘fact check’ is wrong – mail-in ballot fraud is a real problem

Twitter purported Tuesday to “fact check” two tweets by President Trump in which the president pointed out – accurately – that mail-in ballots present substantial risks of election fraud. I strongly disagree with Twitter.

27 May 23:44 Fox News 7362823820189293981.html
Inmate with keys stomps head in a shocking night of Malmsbury violence

FIRST on the RUMOUR FILE A prison guard at a youth detention centre has had his head stomped in a shocking outbreak of violence. Police and paramedics were called to the Malmsbury Youth Justice Cen…

27 May 23:05 3AW693 News Talk 7618006914562031472.html
MVA works to cushion itself in both houses

Given the fact that many non-NDA state governments have been ambushed by BJPs central leadership, the Maharashtra ruling front has been taking precaution to try and checkmate such moves. Sources say it has also been taking care to sort out divergent views through consultations.

27 May 23:28 The Economic Times 7653256037192854406.html
Bar Council urges Supreme Court to open physical courts from June 1

In a letter to the CJI, Bar Council of India chairman MK Mishra pointed out that 80% of court work in the Indian judicial system relates to trial courts while the rest comprise appeals, revisions and writ petitions.

27 May 23:29 The Economic Times 7653256037811500257.html
‘Unbiased’ Department of Education just got caught playing rank politics

“It might be problematic for word to get out that the DOE is encouraging folks to make noise,” wrote anti-testing activist Miriam Nunberg. But word did get out, and “problematic” isn’t

27 May 23:50 New York Post 7654946767665711393.html
Man arrested in murder of woman found naked in Bronx trash can

A 39-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a woman who was found naked and stuffed head-first into a Bronx trash can last month, the NYPD announced Wednesday. Khphruan Campbell was arrested

27 May 23:22 New York Post 7654946767761157336.html
Twitter fact-checks China official after Post presses on Trump double standard

Confronted with an apparent double standard in its lack of fact-check warnings on tweets by a Chinese government spokesman versus the hardline it took with President Trump this week, Twitter on

27 May 23:46 New York Post 7654946768332363608.html
Twitter’s fact-checks open up a huge can of worms

Who, exactly, is Twitter going to “fact-check” now — and by what standard? It sure looks like CEO Jack Dorsey hasn’t thought this one through. Twitter plainly decided on the fly to slap a

27 May 23:45 New York Post 7654946768420658030.html
New York’s no-bail laws claim another horrific victim

She’s in a vegetative state and expected to die in days after a brutal assault and rape — and she’s another victim of the state’s demented bail “reforms”: Her alleged attacker was released

27 May 23:55 New York Post 7654946768798796380.html
Fake signs warning of murder hornets spotted in Washington

“These signs - as most of the reports suspected [sightings] - are FAKE,” the department posted on Facebook along with a photo of the signs slapped with the official seal of the Washington

27 May 23:33 New York Post 7654946768999279401.html
Trump says FBI, DOJ probing ‘very sad’ death of George Floyd

President Trump on Wednesday called the death of Minnesota man George Floyd at the hands of white cops there a “very, very sad event” as he revealed an FBI-DOJ probe into the death. The

27 May 23:10 New York Post 7654946769342952964.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
As COVID19 situation goes out of hand, MVA govt in Maharashtra comes with a gag order to curb social media criticism

Unable to handle the COVID19 crisis efficiently, the MVA government led by the Shiv Sena has turned its frustration towards those who are critical of it. Criticism on Social Media and not management of the health crisis seems to be the priority of the MVA government. - Devidas Deshpande  

27 May 00:00 www.organiser.org 9159923258328305676.html
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 www.organiser.org 9159923258437990163.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 www.organiser.org 9159923258577474982.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 www.organiser.org 9159923259033301130.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 www.organiser.org 9159923259232792307.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
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
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
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
Two arrested after disabled man in wheelchair robbed at ATM

Two men have now been arrested over the alleged heartless robbery of a wheelchair-bound man at an ATM in Sydney’s CBD. The 42-year-old man, who suffers from spastic diplegia (paraplegia) cerebral…

27 May 01:07 myGC.com.au 214966662719616436.html
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Afghan government releases first hundred Taliban prisoners

The Eid al-Fitr holiday began on Monday as did the ceasefire in Afghanistan announced by the Taliban. Early signs were promising with the ceasefire appearing to hold.

27 May 01:39 Digital Journal 4566489172981546422.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
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
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
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 NDTV.com 5090057682532005457.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ontario to take over management at more long-term care homes

Premier Doug Ford says province is prepared to pull operating licences and shut down facilities if necessary

27 May 19:34 The Globe and Mail 68426411211878798.html
US to revoke Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

The Trump administration is ending nearly all of the last vestiges of U.S. sanctions relief provided under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, according to current and former U.S. officials and congressional aides.

27 May 19:06 Hindustan Times 696565557076555693.html
5 killed in fire at Bangladesh coronavirus treatment tent

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

27 May 19:19 Hindustan Times 696565557602531179.html
British mercenaries 'involved in botched operation' backing rebel leader in Libya, according to secret UN report

Six British citizens including two former Royal Marine commandos have been accused of taking part in a botched mercenary mission to Libya to fight on behalf of renegade general Khalifa Haftar. The five men and one woman are named in a confidential report by the United Nations panel of experts on Libya

27 May 19:43 Yahoo 7097669637580426646.html
Protester who hung effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear fired from job at car dealership

Terry Bush, president of the Kentucky 3 Percenters group, only hoisted the effigy, his wife Patsy said Wednesday morning.

27 May 19:39 Yahoo 7097669637778773820.html
Leader: Economic Reforms a Top Priority of New Majlis

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said improving the core elements of the national economy, including employment, production, value of national currency and inflation,

27 May 19:30 Financial Tribune 7109125994093473228.html
Poor parking delays firefighters on way to Chasewater blaze

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

27 May 19:55 Express & Star 7324224459169912361.html
Tulsi Gabbard drops defamation suit against Hillary Clinton

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, dropped her defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton Wednesday, ending a brief legal battle over comments made by the former secretary of state suggesting the congresswoman had ties to Russia. 

27 May 19:30 Fox News 7362823820170166594.html
Pelosi dismissive of holding national party conventions with ‘tens of thousands’ of people this summer

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the idea of holding in-person political conventions over the summer to officially nominate presidential candidates, though her party has yet to come to a decision on the matter.

27 May 19:58 Fox News 7362823820203812795.html
Ahmaud Arbery case: Hearing set for 3 Georgia men charged in killing

A June 4 preliminary hearing has been set for the three men charged in the killing of Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery.

27 May 19:16 Fox News 7362823821322643428.html
Twitter: Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated'

The move drew a furious response from Trump.

27 May 19:17 Daily Nation 7421817125190678347.html
NYC doctor who treated John Paul II, Reagan accused of sexually abusing patient

A noted New York City doctor who reportedly treated a pope and president allegedly sexually assaulted a patient after romantically pursuing her for years, according to a federal lawsuit. The woman who

27 May 19:58 New York Post 7654946768044354143.html
Video shows man set Texas hotel office on fire during attempted robbery

Terrifying footage captures the moment a man set a Texas hotel office ablaze during an attempted robbery. Video released by the Fort Worth Fire Department shows the arsonist, wearing a black cap and a

27 May 19:23 New York Post 7654946769151341941.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after his tweets tagged

On Tuesday, Twitter for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by US President Donald Trump, warning his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers. 

27 May 19:08 The Jakarta Post 7678601103458812785.html
Heroin addict broke into house and stole haul of items while woman was home alone

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

27 May 19:02 Wales Online 7686550515918015684.html
Lawmakers urge sovereign immunity law to retaliate for US abuse of litigation over COVID-19

Some 35 lawmakers have raised a special motion during this year's two sessions, urging the country to speed up formulating a foreign states immunity law that will grant Chinese citizens and companies the right to sue other countries in domestic courts, in an attempt to retaliate for US abuse of litigation against China over the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 19:23 Global Times 7829414520509246477.html
Congress sees conspiracy of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana CMs in diverting Krishna water

TPCC chief says diversion of 88,000 cusecs water from Pothireddypadu and 3 TMC from Sangameshwaram to Andhra Pradesh would turn south Telangana into a desert

27 May 19:52 The Hans India 817019414057566302.html
Super 30 offers IIT coaching to girl who cycled 1,200 km with dad

Patna: Super 30 founder Anand Kumar has offered free coaching to Bihar girl Jyoti Kumari for IIT-JEE entrance exam. Kumari came into limelight after she cycled 1200 kilometers to get her injured...

27 May 19:32 The Hans India 817019414085976515.html
Baby plays with dead mom; video goes viral

Patna: A baby plays with a shroud covering its dead mother at a station in Bihar, in one of the most tragic visuals to emerge from the daily reports of migrants stranded by the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 19:02 The Hans India 817019414937184431.html
Bob Geldof: ‘Bizarre’ Boomtown Rats publicity stunt ended hopes of US success

The musician also discussed a new documentary about the band.

27 May 19:15 Irishexaminer 8196011178396348466.html
Emily Maitlis replaced as Newsnight episode host following Cummings monologue

BBC said presenter breached impartiality rules with remarks on Tuesday night

27 May 19:59 The Irish Times 8204772968778128906.html
Researchers baffled by 'completely weird' underwater tornado

May 27 (UPI) -- Researchers said a tornadolike formation caught on camera off the coast of Australia was "completely weird."

27 May 19:43 UPI 8257973864278446943.html
Redondo Beach photo agency sues Justin Bieber over use of photos on Instagram

A Redondo Beach photo agency filed suit Tuesday against Justin Bieber, alleging that the pop star used more than a dozen of the agency's pictures of himself.

27 May 19:33 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010441514508836.html
George Floyd’s relatives say he was ‘everyone’s favorite everything’ as they call for police officers fired over his death to face murder charges

Relatives of George Floyd call him “everyone’s favorite everything.”

27 May 19:54 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882397994422.html
Rosenstein to testify in Senate on Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key figure behind the U.S. investigation into links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign will testify next week before a Republican-led Senate committee examining the origins of the probe, the panel said on Wednesday.

27 May 19:30 Reuters 8334514179911221642.html
Russia postpones July BRICS summit due to coronavirus

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it has decided to postpone the summit of the BRICS nations, initially scheduled to be held in St. Petersburg in July, due to the spread of the coronavirus.

27 May 19:02 Reuters 8334514180057854091.html
U.N. nuclear watchdog plans delayed board meeting because of coronavirus

VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s 35-nation board plans to hold next month’s quarterly meeting a week later than originally planned and mainly by video link because of the coronavirus pandemic, the board’s chairwoman told member states on Wednesday.

27 May 19:03 Reuters 8334514181215327103.html
Burkina prosecutor says cause of death of 12 detainees unclear

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - A Burkina Faso prosecutor said on Wednesday that a preliminary probe could not determine what caused the death of 12 people in detention cells hours after they were arrested, a decision advocacy group Human Rights Watch says could signal a cover-up.

27 May 19:18 Reuters 8334514181375958973.html
Moscow to ease lockdown from Monday as pandemic stabilizes

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Wednesday announced an easing of the Russian capital's lockdown starting June 1 after the Kremlin said the coronavirus pandemic had passed its peak in the country. "Today we can already talk about the next steps out of the crisis situation," Sobyanin told President Vladimir Putin…

27 May 19:10 Japan Today 8582716285821711301.html
U.S. Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown

Congress voted Wednesday to toughen the U.S. response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities, adding another factor to the increasingly stormy relationship between the two countries. The House passed a bipartisan bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the mass surveillance and detention of Uighurs…

27 May 19:57 Japan Today 8582716286499916006.html
Another cruise crew member in coronavirus limbo dies of apparent suicide

A cruise ship crew member died last week of self-inflicted harm, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday as it confirmed the latest in a series of apparent suicides among such workers trapped at sea because of the coronavirus pandemic. A 32-year-old Filipino worker on a ship called Scarlet Lady, the…

27 May 19:40 Japan Today 8582716287003887181.html
Murder, Arson, and Hundreds of Charges: Cops Wade Into Canuck Towing War

What started out as simple rivalry between tow companies devolved into a full-scale conflict that boasted every ingredient of organized crime: guns, drugs, money, intimidation, arson, and murder.

27 May 19:43 The Truth About Cars 8594295342776428223.html
Homeless 13-Year-Old Stands Up to Rift Valley Regional Commissioner Natembeya Over Clashes [VIDEO]

“Whose son is this? Natembeya asked the crowd while signalling the boy to step forward...

27 May 19:10 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838154902832349.html
Las Vegas man killed in hit-and-run ID’d as police seek 2nd driver

Man killed in Las Vegas hit-and-run crash identified as James Taite, 66

27 May 19:35 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837012115057.html
Here’s how Twitter has lobbied on free-speech issues as Trump threatens company

Twitter and President Trump are generating headlines over a dispute tied to social networks’ attempts to moderate what users post, but it’s hardly the first...

27 May 19:11 MarketWatch 8975941549796533868.html
Trump offers to mediate between India and China

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 19:27 Rising Kashmir 9025326238843079576.html
Minor girl among two killed, after strong winds uproot tree in south Kashmir

The Rising Kashmir provides the most comprehensive coverage news, breaking news,videos, information on Kashmir, politics, cricket and more.

27 May 19:09 Rising Kashmir 9025326238926317166.html
Three jailed over illegal possession of firearms

The trio denied the charges prompting the prosecutors to adjourn the case to June 8, 2020.

27 May 19:20 New Vision 9103146372801859696.html
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Says Resumed Brexit Talks are 'Going Badly'

Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier wrote to opposition leaders on Wednesday reminding them that the EU was open to an extension of up to two years to get a deal signed – a...

27 May 19:16 Sputniknews 967333867658120271.html
Turkish Drone Parts Found Among Terrorist Arms Stash Seized by Syrian Troops in Idlib, Report Says

Tensions in the northwestern Syrian region, the last province where major concentrations of jihadist forces continue to operate, have escalated this month amid repeated...

27 May 19:08 Sputniknews 967333868295064703.html
Pompeo: US Cutting Iran Nuke Deal-Related Waivers, Measure Effective in 60 Days

Citing "Iran's continued nuclear escalation," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the sanctions waiver for Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action-related...

27 May 19:55 Sputniknews 967333868716314579.html
US Air Force Has Failed to Address Racial Disparities in Military Justice System - Watchdog

A new report from a military law watchdog group has found that the US Air Force (USAF) has been engaging in a multi-year effort to cover up its abysmal record of racial...

27 May 19:00 Sputniknews 967333869353016755.html
US Reportedly Poised to Strip Hong Kong of Preferential Tariff Rates Amid Rising Tensions With China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that Hong Kong no longer warrants the same kind of treatment under the US laws in the same manner as said laws were applied to...

27 May 19:10 Sputniknews 967333869523380784.html
Dad jumped to his death months before birth of first child

Oliver Dinsdale, 23, had recently discovered a friend was pregnant with their baby when his body was found in a construction site in November 2018.

27 May 19:03 Metro 970161748263311277.html
Nepal's new map hits a roadblock as parliament discussion gets deferred

Nepal claims the territory, which touches the border with China, under an 1816 treaty with the East India Company

27 May 20:44 Business-Standard 1502508924866692230.html
Hong Kong no longer qualifies as autonomous under China, says Pompeo

Hong Kong, an economic powerhouse, is a Special Administrative Region of China

27 May 20:54 Business-Standard 1502508926528997797.html
Netflix's Filthy Rich: 6 Things to Know From Vanity Fair's 2003 Profile on Jeffrey Epstein

Six takeaways from Vanity Fair's 2003 profile on Jeffrey Epstein, written by Vicky Ward, featured in Netflix's new documentary Filthy Rich.

27 May 20:35 POPSUGAR Entertainment 1694745614107355114.html
Filthy Rich: A Closer Look at Jeffrey Epstein's Homes Featured in the Documentary

Jeffrey Epstein owned at least six properties around the world, including two islands in the US Virgin Islands and a mansion in Palm Beach, FL.

27 May 20:05 POPSUGAR Entertainment 1694745614966951190.html
Cherkasy mayor goes to court seeking moral damage recovery from Zelensky

Earlier, President referred to him as "gangster".

27 May 15:00 UNIAN 6863008970574198647.html
Malls, hotels to open in Kyiv on May 30, subject to certain restrictions – Mayor Klitschko

Hotel restaurants will continue to operate in take-away and room service modes.

27 May 15:20 UNIAN 6863008970806631310.html
Police arrested a Bay Area woman who they say posted racist notes on the homes of Asian Americans

The notes suggested that those not native to the US leave the country immediately.

27 May 15:17 Yahoo 7097669637172634266.html
'It's outrageous': inside an infuriating Netflix series on Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich synthesizes legal information with first-person testimony of the billionaire’s abuse and bought immunity into a shocking watchIt’s difficult to watch Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, a four-hour Netflix series on the now-deceased convicted sex offender without a choking sense

27 May 15:13 Yahoo 7097669637644259966.html
Britain shuts embassy in North Korea after extreme lockdown

Britain has closed its embassy in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang and ordered its staff to leave the country. The surprise closure is linked to coronavirus-related restrictions in place since earlier this year, which the Foreign Office said had left it unable to "rotate our staff and sustain

27 May 15:22 Yahoo 7097669638405420270.html
Hong Kong Protests United States China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China, setting the stage for the U.S. to withdraw the former British colony’s preferential trade and financial status it has enjoyed since it reverted to Chinese

27 May 15:56 Yahoo 7097669638470426362.html
Mitt Romney calls out ‘vile’ Donald Trump murder accusations against ‘psycho’ Joe Scarborough

“Never Trumper” Mitt Romney stepped in to defend his friend and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough on Wednesday after the president renewed his Twitter feud against the MSNBC host.The Utah senator called the accusations vile and baseless after Donald Trump escalated his campaign against “psycho

27 May 15:26 Yahoo 7097669638810435784.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

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

27 May 15:04 Yahoo 7097669638813085438.html
Venezuela's Maduro vows to raise gasoline price as Iranian tanker nears

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday pledged to begin charging citizens for gasoline, as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla bringing fuel from Iran approached the South American nation's exclusive economic zone. Iran is providing the country with up to 1.53 million barrels of

27 May 15:03 Yahoo 7097669638813546047.html
Paw-fect! Karnataka Police Gears up For Admission of 50 Dogs to Strengthen The Squad

Costing Rs 2.5 crore, a squad of 50 dogs will be inducted to strengthen the Karnataka Police force

27 May 15:07 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083857833173.html
Fatah Officials Fear Israel is Working to Replace Abbas

PA officials believe that since Abbas is no longer cooperating with Israel, then Israel will try to replace him.

27 May 15:46 The Jewish Press 7246030800039977443.html
UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator

David Frost insisted that Britain is taking the stance to avoid more ‘significant’ payments to the EU.

27 May 15:20 Express & Star 7324224458796847720.html
Woman charged after theft of charity box cash at hospital

A woman has been arrested and charged following the theft of money from a charity box at a Midlands hospital.

27 May 15:46 Express & Star 7324224458945857646.html
‘Move on’: Johnson rejects call for Cummings inquiry amid rising Tory anger

But Boris Johnson said he understood the ‘pain and anxiety’ people felt as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 15:34 Express & Star 7324224458951976940.html
103-year-old woman walks hill outside her care home to raise money for charity

Joan Willet, who lives at Old Hastings House in East Sussex, aims to walk 17 miles before her 104th birthday in July.

27 May 15:36 Express & Star 7324224460435543420.html
Kevin Hart says he downplayed back pain to doctors after near-fatal car accident

Kevin Hart revealed that he lied to his doctors about his pain following his near-fatal 2019 car accident in Los Angeles that left him with a very serious back injury. 

27 May 15:37 Fox News 7362823819503016324.html
House Republicans say votes taken in House under proxy plan 'cannot become law,' would be unconstitutional

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Minority Whip Steve Scalese, R-La., and Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., lambasted the proxy voting plan during a press conference, along with a handful of other members. The House Republicans announced a lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday over the proxy voting system's constitutionality. 

27 May 15:18 Fox News 7362823819529090912.html
Japanese man arrested in Kyoto anime arson after 10 months hospitalized with injuries

A man who Japanese police say set fire to a Kyoto anime studio last year, killing dozens of people, was finally arrested Wednesday after spending 10 months recovering from his own severe burns.

27 May 15:07 Fox News 7362823819738695017.html
Pompeo officially declares Hong Kong ‘no longer autonomous,’ slams China intervention

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

27 May 15:48 Fox News 7362823820256402370.html
‘No amount of blackmail can stop us’ — senate panel vows to probe NDDC

The senate committee on Niger Delta affairs says no amount of intimidation and blackmail will stop it from probing the interim management committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

27 May 15:08 TheCable 7513571674353579854.html
Himachal Pradesh BJP chief Rajeev Bindal quits on 'moral grounds', denies involvement in health scam

In his resignation letter sent to BJP president JP Nadda, Bindal said he was resigning to ensure a proper investigation into an alleged corruption case.

27 May 15:17 DNA India 7533428662084852073.html
Rouhani urges Iran lawmakers to ‘cooperate’ as parliament opens

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

27 May 15:45 The Guardian 7580308503933545105.html
RCMP looking for witnesses after truck owner hit with bear spray

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

27 May 15:23 Times Colonist 7617512061229030333.html
New book claims Bill Clinton had an affair with Ghislaine Maxwell

Bill Clinton had an affair with British-born socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of helping recruit underage victims for notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, according to a blockbuster new

27 May 15:07 New York Post 7654946767800189484.html
Pentagon draws up plans to pull US troops out of Afghanistan by election

President Trump will be briefed by senior Pentagon officials in the coming days on plans for pulling all US troops out of Afghanistan by the November election, according to multiple reports. The

27 May 15:17 New York Post 7654946768299109718.html
NYC hospitals chief caught on camera getting dressed just before briefing

Maybe he hit snooze. The city’s hospitals chief was caught on live video rushing to put a shirt on Wednesday — 20 minutes after the mayor’s daily press briefing was scheduled to begin

27 May 15:55 New York Post 7654946768902132398.html
Tulsi Gabbard drops defamation suit against Hillary Clinton

Former presidential contender Tulsi Gabbard dropped her defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, saying the COVID-19 pandemic and 2020 presidential election are more important than her

27 May 15:49 New York Post 7654946768920436380.html
Boy, 15, arrested after Broadgreen Hospital receives email threat

The ECHO understands staff were told to stay on their wards and not leave the hospital during the incident

27 May 15:34 Liverpool Echo 7727211173679692098.html
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Blasts Vote-by-Mail But Has Voted by Mail at Least 11 Times

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

27 May 15:22 Law & Crime 7990899037339662838.html
Fake Salesman Gets Decades of Prison Time for Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Had an Intellectual Disability

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

27 May 15:35 Law & Crime 7990899038405781390.html
Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests in Taiwan’s most concrete intervention since a renewal of unrest in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong.

27 May 15:12 Bdnews24 8119004128907748454.html
Trump to announce Hong Kong response this week

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was working on a strong response to China’s planned national security legislation for Hong Kong and it would be announced before the end of the week.

27 May 15:16 Bdnews24 8119004129188034711.html
India's 'arrogant expansionist policies' becoming 'threat' to its neighbours: Pakistan PM Khan

Khan further alleged that India had 'illegally annexed' Kashmir and dubbed it as 'a war crime'.

27 May 15:11 The Hans India 817019415680107084.html
South Korea 'comfort women' activist group battles to survive amid scandal

The South Korean organization that first raised the issue of "comfort women" is defending its activities as counter-protests grow.

27 May 15:00 UPI 8257973864760802630.html
Lawmakers urge Trump to cancel 'Salute to America' on July 4

May 27 (UPI) -- A group of U.S. lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to drop plans for another "Salute to America" celebration in Washington, D.C., on the Fourth of July this year, saying it would be impossible to stage safely.

27 May 15:38 UPI 8257973865711672141.html
Harborne woman in court after £400 charity box theft at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

West Midlands Police says it has charged Emma Andrews, of Leehurst Crescent, who will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court

27 May 15:54 birminghammail 8288260685756640657.html
LAPD cracking down on rowdy house parties plaguing Hollywood Hills as bars, clubs remain closed

With bars and clubs closed, the Los Angeles Police Department says the Hollywood Hills have become a hotbed for noisy house parties.

27 May 15:55 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010441321297582.html
As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis

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

27 May 15:04 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883481727745.html
Poland's ruling party sees June 28 as deadline for presidential vote

WARSAW (Reuters) - The last possible date that Poland could hold a presidential election on is June 28, the leader of the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party said on Wednesday, amid deepening conflict surrounding the timing of the vote.

27 May 15:06 Reuters 8334514179794974787.html
Steve Bannon wins case to set up Italy political academy

ROME (Reuters) - Steve Bannon, the former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, has won the latest phase of a legal battle with Italy’s culture ministry to set up a right-wing Catholic political academy.

27 May 15:07 Reuters 8334514180016546220.html
French restaurants set empty tables in appeal for lockdown help

PARIS (Reuters) - Restaurants, bars and hotels across France set empty tables and draped chef’s aprons outside on Wednesday to protest against continuing lockdown restrictions and demand more state aid.

27 May 15:40 Reuters 8334514180496941926.html
Iran changes tack in Iraqi politics after mastermind's assassination

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

27 May 15:20 Reuters 8334514181274421125.html
Police: Fort Leavenworth soldier stops active shooter on bridge

Leavenworth Police Chief Pat Kitchens says an active-duty solider at Fort Leavenworth helped stop an active shooter Wednesday on the Centennial Bridge over the Missouri River.

27 May 15:34 Fox 4 8372747776729338068.html
Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

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

27 May 15:20 Fox 4 8372747776922028848.html
Abel Mutua Quit Ksh200K Citizen TV Job After Collapsing in Toilet

His writing skills had earned him another role in an equally popular show, Mother in Law...

27 May 15:16 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838154944750257.html
Inquiry into Russia probe carries political consequences

Attorney General William Barr says he doesn’t expect a criminal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation to target former President Barack Obama or Joe Biden, President Donald Trump’s presumed Democratic opponent this summer.

27 May 15:02 KNOE 8 News 9048639192855434425.html
In pictures: Football legend Jimmy Kirunda buried

Images from the burial of legendary former Uganda Cranes captain Jimmy Kirunda at his ancestral home in Mayire, Bulesa - Kyadondo.

27 May 15:51 New Vision 9103146371858002444.html
Kadaga speaks out on return of Eddy Kenzo

Speaker Kadaga has also asked that the curfew issue be discussed by relevant authorities.

27 May 15:37 New Vision 9103146372140885403.html
Police: 2 officers shot, woman found dead in North Dakota

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

27 May 15:33 The Seattle Times 9121942837081043164.html
Trump threatens Twitter over fact checks: What’s next?

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Twitter has taken the unprecedented step of adding fact-check warnings to two of President Donald Trump’s tweets that falsely called mail-in ballots “substantially fraudulent” and predicted...

27 May 15:20 The Seattle Times 9121942838360175856.html
The Man Behind the Throne: Why Dominic Cummings is so Indispensable to Boris Johnson

Dominic Cummings has refused to resign after admitting breaching the government’s own lockdown rules twice to drive 260 miles to County Durham. But why has the Prime...

27 May 15:19 Sputniknews 967333868290281862.html
The Man Behind the Throne: Why Dominic Cummings is so Indispensable to Boris Johnson

Dominic Cummings has refused to resign after admitting breaching the government’s own lockdown rules twice to drive 260 miles to County Durham. But why has the Prime...

27 May 15:19 Sputniknews 967333869646854028.html
Harvey Weinstein 'sexually assaulted girl in Jeffrey Epstein's apartment'

The new allegations came out in the new documentary.

27 May 15:47 Metro 970161747489912811.html
Lost hikers found alive 18 days after vanishing in foggy forest

The hikers got lost in a forest covered in fog, but were miraculously found alive 18 days later with only minor injuries.

27 May 15:32 Metro 970161747825451698.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
Donald Trump: 'Twitter Is Now Interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election'

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

27 May 00:29 Breitbart 3148363491822597531.html
Donald Trump: Widespread Vote-by-Mail Will 'Destroy this Country'

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

27 May 00:43 Breitbart 3148363492694572015.html
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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
Trump accuses Twitter of 'stifling' free speech after fact check

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

27 May 00:03 TheHill 355432919328975715.html
Trump 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga denounces charges as "lies"

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

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388830882560572.html
Zimbabwe police charge activists, journalists with violating Covid-19 rules

The three women were reportedly abducted while in police custody.

27 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831044300173.html
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
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
Syria's Assad faces toughest challenges of nine-year war

A public family spat, criticism in Russia and an imploding economy leave Syrian President Bashar Assad vulnerable.

27 May 00:10 Australian Financial Review 3974284487346411140.html
US Lawmakers Raise Amendment in Privacy Bill Concerning Warrantless Surveillance Against its Citizens

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

27 May 00:52 Tech Times 4011848567157905485.html
US 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tom Homan to urge Trump to challenge New York law criminalizing cooperation with federal immigration authorities

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

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

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

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149707945617150.html
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
Dog squad to get 50 dogs for Rs 2.5 crore

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

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709112831105.html
Woman gang-raped by two men, but her ordeal doesn’t end there

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

27 May 00:30 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709423357334.html
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
Galvez calls for probe on blast in Maguindanao

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

27 May 00:30 manilastandard.net 4715274785023840990.html
Pinoys among 8 sailors freed from kidnappers

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

27 May 00:40 manilastandard.net 4715274785096425018.html
Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

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

27 May 00:13 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755924148728.html
US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, an ardent Trump supporter, cautioned that an abrupt withdrawal would be "horrendous.". Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 00:55 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757581595504.html
Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA — New Democrats joined forces Tuesday with the governing Liberals to waive normal House of Commons proceedings for another four months during the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 00:34 KitchenerToday.com 52741008961611725.html
One dead, boy and woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting: police

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

27 May 00:39 KitchenerToday.com 52741010487324910.html
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
Govt Undermines Democracy By Pushing 15 Bills In 17 Hours

“The Government is undermining democracy by progressing 15 bills in the space of just 17 hours,” according to ACT Leader David Seymour.

27 May 18:18 SCOOP 5315658998712526674.html
Man convicted by Surrey judge in hatchet attack near SkyTrain station loses appeal bid

Andrew Eugene Agopsowicz was convicted of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace

27 May 18:41 North Delta Reporter 5327740411714509350.html
Kano's district head of Dambatta, Wada Waziri, is dead

Kano State has lost another traditional ruler with the death on Wednesday of the Sarkin Ban Bichi, Wada Waziri.Mr Waziri died at the age of 80

27 May 18:35 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300700186615.html
Prince Andrew accused of romping with 'topless' Virginia Roberts in Jeffrey Epstein's pool

A former employee of the disgraced paedophile claims the Duke of York was 'engaged in foreplay' with the young woman at Epstein's private island in the Caribbean.

27 May 18:12 dailyrecord 552235479503524961.html
Putrajaya defends detention of illegal immigrants during COVID-19 pandemic

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

27 May 18:50 CNA 5644198862490702854.html
Steve Bannon wins battle to set up Italy political academy

Steve Bannon, the former adviser to US President Donald Trump, has won a battle with Italy's culture ministry to set up a right-wing Catholic ...

27 May 18:32 CNA 5644198863007235646.html
20 arrested in Geylang for illegal gambling activities

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

27 May 18:19 CNA 5644198863452969566.html
Either way, migrants rescue is becoming extremely dangerous for merchant ships

Container ship ANNE on May 25 had to take on board some 100 illegal migrants off Libyan coast, while being en route from Malta’s Freeport to Misurata Libya. The ship interrupted her voyage and took…

27 May 18:07 Maritime Bulletin 5669213276579378526.html
Port Coquitlam mayor worried about China's reaction to Meng Wanzhou court case

Port Coquitlam's mayor says Canada needs to have a more balanced relationship with China.

27 May 18:25 City NEWS 1130 5858657121264517523.html
Man says he broke into San Diego bank just so he could heat up his Hot Pockets

A man who was arrested on suspicion of breaking into a Chollas View bank early Wednesday morning apparently entered the branch just so he can heat up his Hot Pocket sandwiches.

27 May 18:16 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730203608469751.html
Vijay Mallya’s extradition delayed, speculation mounts over his application for asylum

India Business News: Vijay Mallya’s extradition has been delayed and it could be months before he is brought back to India. It is understood that the UK home office has de

27 May 18:04 The Times of India 6060938663922594688.html
Lindsey Graham Has Named the First Witness in His FISA Abuse Investigation

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham announced Wednesday afternoon former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be the first witness in the inquiry into FISA abuse, Mueller's Special Counsel investigation and origins of the Russia investigation. He will testify on June 3.

27 May 18:55 Townhall 6083908947696211627.html
Sir Elton John leads tributes to playwright and Aids activist Larry Kramer

Kramer wrote The Normal Heart and founded the Aids Coalition to Unleash Power, also known as Act Up.

27 May 18:10 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773754846853.html
Longtime Charlotte firefighter accused of stealing hundreds of dollars from Target in Midtown

Charlotte detectives have charged 41-year-old Timothy Ireland with seven counts of misdemeanor larceny.

27 May 18:06 WBTV 6439870258110710174.html
Two passengers on Ahmedabad-Guwahati SpiceJet flights test Covid-19 positive

Passengers had travelled on SG-8194 (Ahmedabad-Delhi) & SG-8152 (Delhi-Guwahati).'The operating crew has been quarantined and SpiceJet is coordinating with government agencies in notifying other passengers who had travelled with them,' the airline said

27 May 18:02 Livemint 6614605817620496879.html
At least 40 killed in latest DR Congo massacre

At least 40 people were killed in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the latest grisly attack on civilians in the mountainous jungles near the Ugandan border.

27 May 18:54 Aljazeera 6642629762852276200.html
Kelowna Mounties catching more people doing drugs and driving

Drinking and doing drugs while driving seems to be on the rise, according to Kelowna Mounties.The Kelowna RCMP Municipal Traffic Section had a road check se

27 May 18:33 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244092241971.html
Seven more positive cases in Alappuzha

Biggest single-day spike in cases in the district

27 May 18:36 The Hindu 6679535024349229132.html
5 held for murder of rowdy-sheeter

Five persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 40-year-old rowdy-sheeter at the quarry centre on the outskirts of Rajamahendravaram in East Godavari district. The five persons have

27 May 18:15 The Hindu 6679535024595125902.html
Nine new cases in Puducherry

Nine COVID-19 cases, including four from Villupuram in Tamil Nadu, were reported in Puducherry on Wednesday. The five cases in Puducherry were from Solai Nagar, Muthialpet, Dharmapuri and Reddiarpalay

27 May 18:55 The Hindu 6679535024710302559.html
15 police officers test positive for COVID-19

Police received a jolt of sorts when 15 of their colleagues — 12 in Hyderabad and three in Cyberabad police commissionerate offices tested positive for COVID-19. Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani K

27 May 18:09 The Hindu 6679535024711155728.html
Parents allege medical negligence in infant’s death

The parents of a four-month-old child from Manjeri who died of COVID-19 at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kozhikode, on April 24, have alleged that the infant’s death was due to failure in t

27 May 18:44 The Hindu 6679535024720670365.html
Rising tide: On return of protests in Hong Kong

China’s effort to tighten grip on Hong Kong with tough laws may not help its cause

27 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535024812867931.html
I am being given psychiatric drugs unnecessarily, alleges Vizag doctor

He urges hospital Superintendent to shift him to a better medical centre; mother alleges political persecution

27 May 18:02 The Hindu 6679535024848234081.html
Specify action taken against doctors in Gadwal case: HC

Young mother, along with newborn, died after being turned away by various hospitals

27 May 18:10 The Hindu 6679535024897057601.html
Migrant youth’s burial opposed in Chengalpattu

Residents feared he was a COVID-19 victim

27 May 18:19 The Hindu 6679535024977532634.html
Will go ahead with English medium: Jagan

The next step is Class 7, says Chief Minister

27 May 18:18 The Hindu 6679535025507055712.html
Himachal BJP chief resigns from post over ‘health scam’

Rajeev Bindal says party has nothing to do with graft case

27 May 18:09 The Hindu 6679535025534909397.html
Letters to the Editor — May 28, 2020

Nehruvian ideologyAs a tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary, the article, “Continue India’s tryst with Nehruvian ideology” (Editorial page, May 27) has showered lavish praise on indepe

27 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535025615854989.html
Ritchie Street shoppers park on Anna Salai, hinder traffic flow

Lanes leading to the electronics hub have been barricaded

27 May 18:17 The Hindu 6679535025626958156.html
Police act tough on physical distancing norm violators

20 cases registered during surprise inspection on Wednesday

27 May 18:57 The Hindu 6679535025659380458.html
Coronavirus | Kerala reports three ‘community’ cases

Fatalities in south continue with six deaths in Telangana, three in Karnataka and one in A.P.

27 May 18:05 The Hindu 6679535025665024997.html
Gifts from police cheer disheartened migrant families

SP gives children of those in quarantine goodies

27 May 18:04 The Hindu 6679535025667664274.html
Maharashtra Governor modifies law on forest rights

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

27 May 18:42 The Hindu 6679535025667865000.html
Lack of patronage hits autorickshaw drivers

Many autorickshaw drivers are planning to find other jobs

27 May 18:02 The Hindu 6679535025738028915.html
India should pull out forces from Kalapani: Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

‘We had pressed India for a meeting between the Foreign Secretaries. But that did not happen’

27 May 18:10 The Hindu 6679535025750931045.html
Undertrial found dead in Taloja jail

An undertrial at Taloja jail was found dead in the toilet attached to his cell on Wednesday. Balu Gadsinge (33) was in the jail since 2019 in connection with four separate cases. He was arrested for t

27 May 18:37 The Hindu 6679535025913517662.html
Jaya property dispute far from blowing over

The judgment could end up being the starting point for many more litigations

27 May 18:53 The Hindu 6679535025913716136.html
10 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Kasaragod

3,369 persons in quarantine; total number of patients 49

27 May 18:53 The Hindu 6679535025931235788.html
A marathon trip back home in times of pandemic

Safely ensconced in her house at Edappally after an arduous road trip covering over 2,100 km across seven COVID-19-hit States in nearly three days, Veena Roshan Jose simply could not shake off a sense

27 May 18:18 The Hindu 6679535025933113028.html
Coronavirus | Barred floors of city hospital to be used for patients

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

27 May 18:12 The Hindu 6679535025963779769.html
2 more test positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Ernakulam

While one is an Abu Dhabi returnee, the other travelled by train from New Delhi

27 May 18:27 The Hindu 6679535026040818399.html
Govt. urged to establish human rights commission

Assurance given to High Court ignored: CPI(M)

27 May 18:15 The Hindu 6679535026136089678.html
Salford student Aya Hachem was shot dead following 'business dispute between rival tyre firms', court hears

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

27 May 18:24 men 6694993429546583404.html
Five-month-old baby dies after being given turtle blood as coronavirus 'protection'

The baby girl's parents and her seven-year-old sister are also in hospital after drinking the blood which was reportedly recommended to them by a witch doctor as Covid-19 protection

27 May 18:03 mirror 675785260169312568.html
Eva Simpson: Another senseless death involving police takes its toll on black America

The reality of police brutality in America – it happens time and time again and nothing is ever done about it

27 May 18:51 mirror 675785260264013100.html
First picture of man killed in crash which saw two women arrested for 'kidnap'

Alexander Edney, 44, was a passenger in a Vauxhall Astra when it collided with a Mercedes Sprinter in Peterborough. He died at the scene, before two women were arrested on suspicion of kidnap

27 May 18:12 mirror 675785260274846335.html
Aya Hachem: Innocent law student, 19, 'gunned down in business dispute' court hears

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

27 May 18:01 mirror 675785261819185921.html
Huawei CFO fails to end US extradition fight in Canada

A Canadian judge has ruled that the US extradition case against a senior Chinese Huawei executive can continue to the next stage.

27 May 18:36 WAtoday 6806590898908323124.html
Buried Remains-Couple Charged

Arrest warrants in a Tennessee couple's abuse case describe a hellish existence for four children in their legal custody, a nightmare that finally ended after a little boy was spotted walking alone along a Roane County road. Michael Anthony Gray Sr., 63, and his wife, Shirley Ann Gray, 60, were

27 May 18:19 Yahoo 7097669636940027254.html
Tropical Storm Bertha makes landfall on South Carolina coast, could bring up to 8 inches of rain to some areas

Tropical Storm Bertha formed off the South Carolina coast Wednesday morning, the second named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.

27 May 18:28 Yahoo 7097669636983716516.html
Trump Russia Probe Congress

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify next week at a Senate committee hearing on the Justice Department's Russia investigation, the committee chairman said Wednesday. The session Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee is the first in a series of planned oversight hearings

27 May 18:10 Yahoo 7097669637424222187.html
Sudan says three jailed members of ousted Bashir regime have coronavirus

At least three jailed senior members of the toppled regime of former Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir have the coronavirus, the country's public prosecution service said on Wednesday. The Arab African country, which has reported 4,146 coronavirus cases and 184 deaths, released more than 4,000 prisoners

27 May 18:27 Yahoo 7097669637911805318.html
20 Republican lawmakers file lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over new proxy voting system

A group of Republican lawmakers filed a lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the chamber's new proxy voting system, which allows lawmakers to designate another member to vote on their behalf during the coronavirus.

27 May 18:18 Yahoo 7097669638115684111.html
U.S. no longer considers Hong Kong autonomous from China, Pompeo announces

The U.S. State Department has determined Hong Kong no longer holds autonomy under Chinese rule, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday."No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China, given facts on the ground," Pompeo said in

27 May 18:21 Yahoo 7097669638830502232.html
Sir Elton John leads tributes to playwright and Aids activist Larry Kramer

Kramer wrote The Normal Heart and founded the Aids Coalition to Unleash Power, also known as Act Up.

27 May 18:10 Express & Star 7324224459219443333.html
Walsall Manor Hospital pays lasting tribute to five colleagues lost during coronavirus pandemic

Walsall Manor Hospital opened a permanent memorial to those who died including staff nurse Areema Nasreen.

27 May 18:32 Express & Star 7324224460747049934.html
Manhunt for fugitive UConn student expands to Maryland after latest gas station sighting

The now six-day manhunt for the University of Connecticut student wanted in connection to two homicides, a home invasion, and a kidnapping widened in Pennsylvania Wednesday after a firefighter spotted a man matching the suspect’s description hiding behind a dumpster at his station house.

27 May 18:33 Fox News 7362823819574658060.html
Coronavirus-infected man recovers after 50 days on ventilator: report

A British man who reportedly ventilated for 50 days after contracting the novel coronavirus has made a miraculous recovery, according to a report. 

27 May 18:29 Fox News 7362823819756479217.html
Ukrainian woman uses underwear as face mask after service denied at post office: report

A Ukrainian woman has gone viral for removing her panties and wearing them as a face mask after being refused service at a post office, according to a report.

27 May 18:25 Fox News 7362823819829552317.html
Cal Thomas: Biden wants people to look at his record on race – but they could be in for a surprise

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told a talk show host recently: “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.” It was not a one-off remark.

27 May 18:14 Fox News 7362823820115045258.html
Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

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

27 May 18:14 Fox News 7362823820210216442.html
Coronavirus in California: Orange County Sheriff says his department won't enforce mask order

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

27 May 18:32 Fox News 7362823820473322807.html
Four US policemen fired over death of black man as family demands justice

The four policemen, who caused the death of George Floyd, have been fired as the victim's family call for a murder charge.

27 May 18:20 TheCable 7513571674485464820.html
Obaseki’s aide: APC aspirant for Edo guber election can’t emerge in Abuja

The Edo state government says it is illegal for the Adams Oshiomhole faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to settle for a candidate for the governorship election. Ize-Iyamu, then

27 May 18:45 TheCable 7513571674794538997.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
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 Scroll.in 8669301692920962580.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
‘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
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
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
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
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
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
Hundreds demand justice in Minneapolis after police killing of George Floyd

Protesters clash with police, who deploy teargas and stun grenades, following death of black man at hands of white officer

27 May 02:19 the Guardian 1491978795222379847.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Man gets Federal Court’s nod to proceed with challenge of Selangor’s Shariah law criminalising unnatural sex

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The Federal Court recently decided that it will proceed to hear a man’s constitutional challenge over a Selangor state law that makes it a Shariah offence to have unnatural sex, with the man’s legal challenge specifically on whether the Selangor state legislative...

27 May 02:11 Malaymail 302165935051329045.html
‘Stop partying’, LA police warn Hollywood Hills neighborhood

LOS ANGELES, Ma 27 — Authorities in Los Angeles have warned residents of the city’s Hollywood Hills neighbourhood to tone down their house parties which have become a major problem during the global coronavirus pandemic. The issue has become so bad that police and the prosecutor’s office...

27 May 02:27 Malaymail 302165935195804348.html
Navarro on Hong Kong: CCP Is Trying to 'Put Them in Concentration Camps' Like in Tibet and Xinjiang

On Tuesday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "The Story," White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro warned of the Chinese Communist Party trying to | Clips

27 May 02:06 Breitbart 3148363491280613957.html
Jim Acosta: Trump Lying About Link Between Vote-by-Mail, Voter Fraud

Jim Acosta took aim at President Donald Trump for accusing Twitter of election interference over their decision to fact-check his tweets.

27 May 02:19 Breitbart 3148363491569421500.html
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin: Twitter Should Delete Trump's Scarborough Tweets

Jeffrey Toobin advocated for Twitter to censor President Donald Trump's Twitter feed by deleting his tweets about Joe Scarborough.  

27 May 02:27 Breitbart 3148363491948397127.html
Charles Hurt: Joe Biden's Record: 100% Wrong, 100% of the Time

You can’t say you were not warned. As President Trump has been saying for years now, “What have you got to lose?” | 2020 Election

27 May 02:59 Breitbart 3148363492276726856.html
Nevada to reopen casinos June 4, welcoming tourists again | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

LAS VEGAS >> Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced tonight that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming tourists to return to the glitzy gambling mecca of Las Vegas.

27 May 02:59 Star-Advertiser 3439335387733711990.html
Trump pushes a conspiracy theory and falsely accuses a TV host of murder | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 02:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388414917432.html
Man arrested over fatal arson attack at Kyoto anime studio

The attack, in which Aoba was injured, shocked Japan and drew an outpouring of grief from anime fans worldwide.

27 May 02:00 Shropshire Star 3480199991409970609.html
Biden calls for 'thorough' federal investigation into killing of black man by Minneapolis police

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

27 May 02:13 TheHill 355432918387161572.html
Man busted with guns, stolen car and drugs one month after prison release

Ben Schultz, 32, pleaded guilty at the Ballarat Magistrates' Court on Tuesday to eight charges.

27 May 02:00 The Courier 3604583735379369132.html
Woman kidnapped, forced into car boot and dumped in Mt Pleasant

DETECTIVES ARE investigating a reported kidnapping in Mount Pleasant on Tuesday night. Detectives from the Ballarat Crime Investigation unit understand a 19-y...

27 May 02:00 The Courier 3604583735996231705.html
Inspectors find Glasgow's Barlinnie jail 'not fit for purpose'

Inspectors say urgent improvements must be made to Glasgow's Barlinnie jail, which is not due to be replaced until 2025

27 May 02:27 BBC News 3883826127121301029.html
White House prepares response to China's Hong Kong crackdown

President Trump said the US was working on a strong response to China's planned national security legislation for Hong Kong and it would be announced before the end of the week.

27 May 02:15 Australian Financial Review 3974284488054462488.html
SC seeks Centre's response on plea against restrictions on movement in NCR

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Centre's response on a plea highlighting restrictions, due to sealing of borders, on movement for permissible activities in the national capital...

27 May 02:38 www.thehawk.in 4118436624088905727.html
Vessel still stuck, 2 weeks after hitting Escravos channel moles

ONE week after a supply vessel,‘M/T DEVISA’ ran into the rocky moles of the Escravos channel, the vessel is still stuck waiting to be rescued.

27 May 02:36 Vanguard News 4125100340162457644.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump's tweets with a fact-check warning.

27 May 02:29 India Today 4286117814173980898.html
Man arrested over deadly arson at Japanese animation studio

Japanese police on Wednesday formally arrested a man on suspicion of an arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto last year that killed 36 people, a police spokesman said.

27 May 02:20 Digital Journal 4566489172945468276.html
Chinese in Canada a target of increased hate during pandemic

Vancouver resident Trixie Ling recalls her disgust and anger after a passing stranger taunted her with racial and sexual slurs in early May. Then he spat on her face.

27 May 02:00 Digital Journal 4566489173284451679.html
Protesters in Minneapolis clash with police after death of black man officers had pinned down

Hundreds gathered to protest and express their anger over the death of a black man who died in police custody.

27 May 02:33 Washington Examiner 4625792331914990207.html
Xi Jinping orders Chinese military to 'scale-up' battle preparedness, prepare for worst-scare scenarios as tensions build along India-China LAC

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to scale up the battle preparedness, visualising the worst-case scenarios, and asked them to resolutely defend the country's sovereignty.

27 May 02:28 Firstpost 4760741713042329927.html
Delhi court extends police custody of two Pinjra Tod members by 2 days in connection with communal violence in Northeast Delhi

The metropolitan magistrate extended the remand of JNU students and Pinjra Tod members Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita in the case after the police said custodial interrogation was required to unearth the conspiracy behind the case and identify other accused.

27 May 02:19 Firstpost 4760741713282926400.html
Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

MELBOURNE — Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having shown symptoms of the disease for weeks but without getting tested, officials said on Wednesday.

27 May 02:04 National Post 4816958591708803154.html
Locust Alert In UP After Swarms Move Through Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

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

27 May 02:58 NDTV.com 5090057682372919370.html
New video appears to show police forcing George Floyd out of his car moments before an officer knelt on his neck for 8 minutes, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - George Floyd was pinned down by an officer on Monday, during which he became unresponsive and later died.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 02:24 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756741342875.html
White woman fired after calling police on black man in NYC’s Central Park

Denouncing "racism of any kind," a global investment firm has fired a white woman after a viral video showed her calling police to say she felt threatened by an African-American man who asked her pol…

27 May 02:18 France 24 5635134570335473717.html
Brazil coronavirus deaths could surpass 125,000 by August: US study

BRASILIA: As Brazil's daily COVID-19 death rate climbs to the highest in the world, a University of Washington study is warning its total death ...

27 May 02:08 CNA 5644198862683801817.html
Pence's press secretary Miller back to work after COVID-19 recovery

WASHINGTON, DC: US Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary Katie Miller said on Tuesday (May 26) she was back at work after recovering from ...

27 May 02:16 CNA 5644198862791585991.html
India’s Covid count set to cross 1.5 lakh, fresh cases dip to 5.5k

India News: India’s count of Covid-19 cases was set to cross the 1.5 lakh mark, even as the number of fresh infections reported on Tuesday dropped slightly to its

27 May 02:09 The Times of India 6060938662791693475.html
India firm, won’t step back from areas where Chinese troops have intruded

India News: India will remain firm on the ground in the ongoing troop confrontations in eastern Ladakh where it said China has violated the unresolved boundary an

27 May 02:08 The Times of India 6060938663125637429.html
Rajasthan: Tigress ST-12 gives birth to triplets once again at Sariska

Six-year-old tigress ST-12 has given birth to triplets one more time in Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR), making her the mother of six cubs born in differe

27 May 02:31 The Times of India 6060938663361948098.html
Joe Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during coronavirus pandemic

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

27 May 02:40 The Times of India 6060938664649605852.html
Man arrested over fatal arson attack at Kyoto anime studio

The attack, in which Aoba was injured, shocked Japan and drew an outpouring of grief from anime fans worldwide.

27 May 02:01 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773491551665.html
Huawei CFO Meng Loses Key Court Argument in Fight Against Extradition To United States

Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has lost a key aspect of the trial on her extradition to the United States, a Canadian court announced on Wednesday. From a report: Meng, a Chinese citizen, was arrested in December 2018 on a warrant issued by U.S. authorities, who accuse her of bank fra...

27 May 02:45 news.slashdot.org 626091441927146832.html
A family surprises Iredell County first responders with a gift for saving relatives

First responders help those in trouble.They get called to a scene, handle that call, and then it’s off to the next one. Rarely do those calls come full circle. Rarely do rescuers get to know how things ultimately turn out.

27 May 02:34 WBTV 6439870259149580368.html
Xi Jinping asks Chinese military to prepare for 'worst-case scenarios'

Jingping comments came in the backdrop of the continuing standoff between the militaries of India and China at the Line of Actual Control

27 May 02:41 Livemint 6614605817555429064.html
Trump hints at action against China over Hong Kong security law

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

27 May 02:24 Aljazeera 6642629763442463109.html
Japan and EU back independent probe into WHO coronavirus response

In first online summit, leaders call 'global solidarity' crucial to fighting pandemic, but voice support for investigation into world health body.

27 May 02:33 The Japan Times 6673764366924100940.html
Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time

Twitter labeled two tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network

27 May 02:00 The Japan Times 6673764368138564016.html
Neighbours woken by 'explosion' as newly installed 5G mast 'destroyed by vandal'

The 5G mast had only been installed in Garston, Liverpool, at the start of the month, according to Merseyside Police. One neighbour said the mast's box was all but destroyed.

27 May 02:52 mirror 675785261779762371.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783231876734894.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783231959827530.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232244869268.html
Himachal CM: Tribal Bhawan to start soon for facilitating tribal people

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232303758538.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232315933622.html
Two held for swindling Rs 48L through chit fund company

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232319159330.html
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,

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232348848505.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232387021208.html
Kolar Police nab three for stealing electronic goods worth Rs 1.5 lakh

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232533896489.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232668115137.html
Arrivals continue to haggle over paid quarantine

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232731554814.html
Divided Opp still failing in its duty

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232870309549.html
2 officers in charge, 2 junior officers suspended

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233008423189.html
2 fire cases, no casualty; 1,000 jhuggis gutted

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233226041597.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233258913859.html
52-yr-old refuses money to robbers, attacked

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233273700272.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233286231983.html
12 injured in sand mining dispute

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233441629312.html
Youth drowns while bathing in canal

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233672873117.html
Cong to aid in immersing ‘Asthi Kalash' in Prayagraj

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

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

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233715190333.html
Salesman held for killing wife

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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233725570695.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233729980205.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233883921535.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233898526399.html
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

27 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233982534763.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Six Cabinet members 'privately believe Dominic Cummings should resign' while 40 Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to sack him over 'lockdown breach' controversy

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

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

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

27 May 00:54 Mail Online 124328111209631344.html
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
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
Congress’ Surjewala moves SC seeking to intervene in migrants’ plight issue

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

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

According to available information, the company has about 500 staff

27 May 00:42 The Eagle Online 1463511649568407476.html
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
New York City: Woman fired for lying to police about African-American man - US & Canada

Woman tells police that African-American man threatened her life after he requested she leash her dog, is fired by employer.

27 May 10:58 Israel National News 5374683670224747667.html
The Problem with Trump’s “Bloodlines”

President Trump’s recent remark about Henry Ford’s “good bloodlines” has aroused curiosity and controversy.

27 May 10:00 Breaking Israel News 540123162013126383.html
Twitter issues fact check of Trump's tweets for first time

The label says “Get the facts about mail-in ballots,” and then redirects users to news articles and a bulleted list refuting Mr Trump’s claims.

27 May 10:59 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299561904911.html
Harare man jailed for conning a 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.Fradreck Utsiwegota appeared ...

27 May 10:13 Bulawayo24 News 5565663538935781526.html
Kindiki affirms loyalty to President, appeals for compensation for region

Kindiki also pleaded with the national government to complete stalled projects in the region.

27 May 10:21 The Standard 5587226196093136404.html
Four Minneapolis policemen fired after death of unarmed black man

MINNEAPOLIS: Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday (May 27) over the death of an unarmed black man seen in a video lying face ...

27 May 10:13 CNA 5644198863002127205.html
Cabby jailed for posting fake COVID-19 'intel' on food outlet closures, urging panic buying

SINGAPORE: A taxi driver was jailed four months on Wednesday (May 27) for posting a fake message on Facebook about supposed food outlet closures ...

27 May 10:20 CNA 5644198863513193108.html
China expands scope of Hong Kong security legislation: Reports

HONG KONG: Beijing has expanded the scope of draft national security legislation to include organisations as well as individuals, Hong Kong media ...

27 May 10:59 CNA 5644198863735810080.html
Explainer: Hong Kong's China national anthem Bill aims to legislate 'respect'

Hong Kong's legislature is moving forward on a controversial bill that would criminalise abuse of China's national anthem.

27 May 10:44 CNA 5644198864115046809.html
Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having ...

27 May 10:25 CNA 5644198864253973511.html
Queensland man aged 30 dies from coronavirus

A 30-year-old man from central Queensland is believed to be Australia's 103rd coronavirus fatality. His partner is in hospital with symptoms of the virus.

27 May 10:14 The New Daily 5848147785849280187.html
‘I can’t breathe’ – Here’s what we know about George Floyd’s death in the hands of Minneapolis police

George Floyd, an African-American man, died after a white Minneapolis cop who arrested him knelt on his neck despite pleading that he could not breathe.

27 May 10:00 Face2Face Africa 5878198131112567539.html
Lockdown 4.0: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh junks rumours, says there will be no Army in Mumbai, Pune

Some rumour are doing round the Internet that CM Uddhav Thackeray might be releasing control and the city is going to be under Army. Now, the rumors have been scraped by Maharashtra Home Minister.

27 May 10:25 newsx.com 5974563062396581534.html
'Mr. Trump is debasing his office': The famously conservative Wall Street Journal editorial board slammed the president for pushing a Joe Scarborough murder conspiracy theory

President Donald Trump has been pushing a debunked theory that the "Morning Joe" cohost was involved in the 2001 death of a congressional aide.

27 May 10:03 Business Insider 6060062401168223093.html
A Lake of the Ozarks bar defended hosting a packed pool party, saying that social distancing isn't the law and that it checked everyone's temperature

The owner of Backwater Jack's bar at Lake of the Ozarks responded to criticism of his pool party, saying social distancing isn't enforceable.

27 May 10:27 Business Insider 6060062401268080169.html
Lockdown: Toddler's failed attempt to wake up dead mother leaves internet, conscience shaken

India News: A toddler's vain attempt to wake up his dead mother from eternal sleep on a railway platform in Bihar's Muzaffarpur on Wednesday presented the most po

27 May 10:14 The Times of India 6060938663445171401.html
Rouhani urges Iran MPs to cooperate as parliament opens

Middle East News: TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani urged Iranian lawmakers to "cooperate" with his government in a speech on Wednesday during the inaugural session of t.

27 May 10:14 The Times of India 6060938664156734790.html
Nepal postpones scheduled discussion on constitutional amendment to update map

India News: The discussion to amend Nepal's constitution to update the country's map, earlier slated for Wednesday, now has been taken out of schedule. Nepal's Ho

27 May 10:59 The Times of India 6060938664442336172.html
Social distance fines in Northern Ireland drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The PSNI issued 30 penalties in May compared with 374 between the end of March and April 24.

27 May 10:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773865549118.html
Care home opens up for socially-distanced visits

For the first time in weeks, relatives could see their loved ones face-to-face in the garden of a care home in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.

27 May 10:07 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774223747427.html
Maimed turtle will live

A painted turtle that was seriously injured after being smashed with rocks is going to live.

27 May 10:25 Castanet 616068601670402305.html
Nine people rescued from beach at Whitsand Bay

Off-duty lifeguards and members of the public saved them from the sea at Tregonhawke on Bank Holiday Monday

27 May 10:11 PlymouthLive 6373569607284212172.html
161 PDLs, 33 prison execs positive for COVID

SOME 161 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) and 33 prison officials have tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 in Bureau of Corrections penal facilities as of May 25.

27 May 10:53 Journal Online 6375127391804719706.html
2 Chinese operators of illegal COVID-19 clinic in Clark hunted

THE National Bureau of Investigation is now hunting down two Chinese who allegedly operated a clandestine medical facility treating COVID-19 patients mostly foreigners inside a leisure park in Clark, Pampanga.

27 May 10:51 Journal Online 6375127392001593533.html
4 more COVID-19 carriers recorded in Quezon

LUCENA CITY -- Three more carriers of the deadly coronavirus desease (CIVID-19) were recorded in Quezon province bringing the total number of confirmed cases to eighty nine (89).

27 May 10:19 Journal Online 6375127392237685955.html
Illegal Chinese COVID-19 clinic raided in Makati

AUTHORITIES raided a medical clinic being used as treatment facility for Chinese nationals with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and arrested two Chinese doctors Tuesday afternoon in Makati city.

27 May 10:04 Journal Online 6375127392397643488.html
2 men jailed for rape of 2 girls in Bulacan

TWO men accused of raping two young girls in Bulacan were hauled to jail by the local police in separate anti-crime operations on Wednesday, Bulacan Police Provincial Office director, Colonel Lawrence B. Cajipe said yesterday.

27 May 10:36 Journal Online 6375127393201705203.html
M'sians Who Defied CMCO To Balik Kampung Could Lose Jobs If They Fail To Return To Work

Defence Minister Ismail Sabri now challenges those who managed to slip past interstate borders to return home before their employers fire them if they do not report to work after two consecutive days.

27 May 10:12 SAYS 6412808305787724883.html
Woman who threatened to call police on black birdwatcher in New York's Central Park loses job

A clip posted on Twitter showing the incident has been viewed millions of times.

27 May 10:30 TheJournal.ie 6446904418578299012.html
Behind the scenes with RNLI photographer Nigel Millard

Professional photographer turned RNLI volunteer Nigel Millard has travelled all over the UK and Ireland to capture some of the most dramatic RNLI images. To tie-in with the RNLI's volunteers Week (1st-7th June) he reveals why he volunteers for the institution

27 May 10:36 Amateur Photographer 6530456250031021425.html
Cops hunt lockdown flouting yobs who brandished weapons and bricks during Johnstone disturbances

COPS are hunting yobs who were brandishing weapons and bricks in Johnstone during a number of disturbances as they flouted lockdown rules. Police say the thugs were spotted with the dangerous items…

27 May 10:16 The Scottish Sun 6609127672857098023.html
Rouhani urges cooperation as newly elected Parliament convenes

Iran has held the opening session of its new Parliament under strict health protocols, more than three months after an election in February was swept by conservative candidates.

27 May 10:29 Aljazeera 6642629762350107941.html
Supreme Court seeks response of PCI, Centre on plea against media communalising Tablighi Jamaat incident

It asks them what action can be taken against media channels

27 May 10:20 The Hindu 6679535024321155546.html
Rahul weakening country’s resolve to fight pandemic: BJP

Even his party Chief Ministers are acting contrary to his statements on lockdowns, it says

27 May 10:48 The Hindu 6679535024857173893.html
1,600 migrant workers leave Mumbai for Tamil Nadu in spl train

The workers started their journey for Tirunelveli on Tuesday evening.

27 May 10:49 The Hindu 6679535025141909143.html
Chennai taxi driver ferries healthcare workers during lockdown

V Ramesh, an UberMedic driver, is on his feet during lockdown, ferrying doctors and people who are unwell from home to hospital and back

27 May 10:02 The Hindu 6679535025262082065.html
Allow street vending to resume, Minister urged

The National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) on Wednesday demanded that the Centre issue instructions allowing street vending to resume as States and municipalities were citing the lack

27 May 10:49 The Hindu 6679535025295637275.html
Man under treatment for COVID-19 in Chennai, ends life

The 57-year-old’s body was found in a bathroom of the Government Medical College Hospital, Omandurar Estate, early on Wednesday

27 May 10:45 The Hindu 6679535025684706833.html
Appeal to State govt.

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

27 May 10:24 The Hindu 6679535025714643911.html
All the Tory MPs calling for Dominic Cummings to quit or be sacked over lockdown flouting

Boris Johnson has swung behind his chief aide - but Tory backbenchers have broken cover and one junior minister has resigned

27 May 10:23 mirror 675785259816913405.html
UK Minister Says Move On From Rage Over Lockdown Trip Of Boris Johnson’s Aide Dominic Cummings

Dominic Cummings said he had acted reasonably and not broken the lockdown rules. (FILE) London: A British minister said on … UK Minister Says Move On From Rage Over Lockdown Trip Of Boris Johnson’s Aide Dominic Cummings Read More »

27 May 10:25 ISSCNC 6824315490752360299.html
Donald Trump Committed to July 4 Celebration Despite Lawmaker Alarm on Coronavirus

File photo of US President Donald Trump. (Image: AP) Trump in April said that because of the coronavirus, the event … Donald Trump Committed to July 4 Celebration Despite Lawmaker Alarm on Coronavirus Read More »

27 May 10:33 ISSCNC 6824315491703508517.html
SBI goes to museum to serve summons on Poroshenko for questioning

It says its agents acted under the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine.

27 May 10:00 UNIAN 6863008971286431679.html
Donbas warlord's official residence address in Russia revealed – media

Journalists found new evidence of Pushilin's strong ties with Russia, this time – through real estate paperwork.

27 May 10:20 UNIAN 6863008972046332411.html
Situation at Sino-India boundary ‘stable and controllable’, says China

The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said China was following the “important consensus” reached by the two leaders of India and China and was “…strictly observing the agreements between the two countries”.

27 May 10:48 Hindustan Times 696565557151431459.html
Poor Venezuelans protest as shortages stoke anger at Maduro

Lack of water and electricity adds to misery in slums caused by coronavirus

27 May 10:00 Ft 707176889488244538.html
Iran, US prisoners held by two sides

Tehran (AFP) - Iran and the United States have long been sworn enemies, and despite rare prisoner swaps in recent years, they still hold a number of each other's nationals behind bars.

27 May 10:58 Yahoo 7097669637223606005.html
Judge who told woman to ‘close your legs’ to prevent assault is removed from bench

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

27 May 10:00 Yahoo 7097669637499059198.html
Woman fired from job after calling 911 on black man in park

"There's an African-American, he's recording me and threatening me and my dog," she claimed.

27 May 10:25 Yahoo 7097669637868805619.html
Editorial: Your web browsing says a lot about you. The government should have to get a warrant to look at it

In reauthorizing a surveillance law, Congress must protect the privacy of the internet

27 May 10:00 Yahoo 7097669638096132425.html
Walkers found after 19 days in the New Zealand wilderness

The 23-year-olds were winched from a clearing after a helicopter spotted smoke from their fire.

27 May 10:57 Yahoo 7097669638335007939.html
Republicans sense rich pickings in Biden archive – but will it be made public?

A treasure trove is being curated at the University of Delaware, and the 2020 candidate is well aware of its explosive potentialRichard Nixon had tapes. Hillary Clinton had emails. Joe Biden has an archive spanning 36 years in the US Senate. It’s a record of his thinking, on everything from criminal

27 May 10:00 Yahoo 7097669638357280698.html
Trump on Twitter mocks Biden for wearing a face mask

"I thought it was very unusual he had one on," the president said when asked about his tweet.

27 May 10:22 Yahoo 7097669638476392222.html
Op-Ed: You're white and don't care about wearing a mask? Asian Americans don't have that privilege

Asian Americans were attacked for wearing masks early on in the coronavirus outbreak. Now we're attacked if we don't.

27 May 10:00 Yahoo 7097669638983347700.html
Despite Testing Negative For Covid-19, Odisha Man Forced to Quarantine in Car Because of Stigma

Patra who has been staying inside his car since May 21 will complete the quarantine today.

27 May 10:51 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083342560736.html
Karnataka News: Mosques, Churches, With Temples to Open For Public From June 1, Says CM Yediyurappa

The Karnataka CM said that his government was awaiting the Centre's permission regarding the same and that he had also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reopening of hotels in the state.

27 May 10:16 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084346753877.html
IDF Rounds Up Suspects in PA Again as Gen. Kochavi Prepares for July Sovereignty

The IDF chief—probably the best man at that helm in decades—is preparing to give the prime minister the security cover he would require to carry out the partial annexation.

27 May 10:36 The Jewish Press 7246030800918565660.html
Random and weird facts about Ireland

Us Irish are a mercurial bunch but honestly some of these tidbits will make most Irish go... "Hmmm!" Sex equality in the workforce - In 1976 the Irish Government was rapped on the knuckles for failing to comply with the European Economic Community guidelines by implementing the agreed sex equality legislation.

27 May 10:31 IrishCentral 7319968744700246239.html
Social distance fines in Northern Ireland drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The PSNI issued 30 penalties in May compared with 374 between the end of March and April 24.

27 May 10:03 Express & Star 7324224459330145598.html
Care home opens up for socially-distanced visits

For the first time in weeks, relatives could see their loved ones face-to-face in the garden of a care home in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.

27 May 10:07 Express & Star 7324224459688343907.html
IEBC scam: Oswago put on his defence

Defence lawyers to file submissions before trial date is set.

27 May 10:50 Daily Nation 7421817124936907743.html
Absence of EFCC lawyer stalls Oyo-Ita ‘N570m fraud’ case

The trial of Winifred Oyo-Ita, former head of service, was stalled by the absence of Mohammed Abubakar, counsel to the Economic and Financial...

27 May 10:23 TheCable 7513571674219988927.html
IN DETAIL: Executive order on financial autonomy for state judiciary, legislature 

Last Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed an executive order granting financial autonomy to the judiciary and legislature in the 36 states of Nigeria.  The president is empowered by section 5

27 May 10:01 TheCable 7513571675919646566.html
Canada court decision could end ‘Huawei Princess’ extradition saga

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

27 May 10:15 The Guardian 7580308504158441070.html
Police rescue 2 abducted siblings in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi has rescued two siblings, aged five and 10, who were abducted from their home in Abakaliki at gunpoint.The Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mrs Loveth Odah disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abakaliki.

27 May 10:42 The Guardian 7580308505676776679.html
Johnson says it is time 'to move on' from Cummings row

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it was time for Britain to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser Dominic Cummings was accused of violating the coronavirus lockdown rules.

27 May 10:22 RTE.ie 7595237278017249862.html
India captures pigeon on suspicion of spying for Pakistan

A suspected Pakistani spy pigeon has ruffled the feathers of Indian authorities, who accused the pink-painted bird of carrying a “coded message,” according to reports. Villagers in Manyari turned

27 May 10:50 New York Post 7654946769150121533.html
Trump says Twitter is "stifling free speech" after it labels his tweets with fact-check warning

Yesterday saw Trump tweet that mail-in ballots would be forged, illegally printed, and signed. A follow-up Tweet claimed that anyone living in the state of California would get a ballot, and professionals would tell them how to vote, and for…

27 May 10:20 TechSpot 7732733960695161059.html
Delhi Police to file 15 more charge sheets against 294 foreigners for attending Nizamuddin event

The charge sheets will be filed in Saket court against the 294 foreigners belonging to 14 countries, including Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and several African nations, police said. Earlier on Tuesday, the city police had filed 20 charge sheets against 82 foreigners.

27 May 07:55 The Economic Times 7653256037558864666.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by US President Donald Trump, warning his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers.

27 May 07:46 The Jakarta Post 7678601103704743222.html
Hong Kong legislature surrounded by riot police ahead of expected protests

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

27 May 07:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103996517538.html
Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

The anthem bill is set for a second reading today and is expected to be turned into law next month

27 May 07:33 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362970795633.html
MVA allies firefight after Rahul's statement on Congress role in Maha government

The Congress, along with the Shiv Sena and the NCP, is part of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.

27 May 07:57 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363981992259.html
Bushwalkers found alive after missing for 19 days in New Zealand national park

Friends and family of Jessica O'Connor and Dion Reynolds are "absolutely over the moon" with delight that the pair have been found safe and well.

27 May 07:53 The Age 7967730561798994137.html
Schools likely to re-open from July 1 in Karnataka

Karnataka Schools re-open: After announcing dates for SSLC examinations in Karnataka to be held in June

27 May 07:39 The Hans India 817019414731251458.html
Pennsylvania man pleads guilty in university admission scandal

May 27 (UPI) -- A former biotech executive from Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to paying a Georgetown tennis coach more than $50,000 in exchange for recruiting his daughter as a sports athlete to gain her admission to the prestigious school.

27 May 07:59 UPI 8257973864755517144.html
On This Day: Patent issued for Scotch tape

On May 27, 1930, Richard Gurley Drew received a patent for his adhesive tape, which was later manufactured by 3M as Scotch tape.

27 May 07:00 UPI 8257973865853359275.html
Australia eyes New Zealand travel 'bubble' as cases fall

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Falling numbers of active coronavirus cases in Australia and New Zealand are paving the way for the easing of travel restrictions between the two countries, health officials said on Wednesday, even as Australia recorded its youngest coronavirus death.

27 May 07:51 Reuters 8334514180077900357.html
Missile attack on Yemen army base in Marib kills seven: sources

ADEN (Reuters) - Houthi fighters in Yemen fired missiles at a military base of the Saudi-backed government in Marib province, northeast of the capital Sanaa, on Tuesday, killing seven people including relatives of the chief of staff, three military sources said.

27 May 07:49 Reuters 8334514180678655439.html
China says will act against foreign interference to Hong Kong law

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will take necessary countermeasures to foreign interference regarding the new Hong Kong security legislation being deliberated, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

27 May 07:40 Reuters 8334514181265973300.html
Woman sacked after viral video of her calling police on black man

A woman who reported a black man to the police after he asked her to put her dog on a lead in New York's Central Park has been fired from her job and had her dog taken away.

27 May 07:10 LBC 8547475187306039149.html
Police arrest suspect in Kyoto Animation studio arson attack that killed 36

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. Kyoto police said they arrested Shinji Aoba, 42, on murder and arson allegations, 10 months after obtaining…

27 May 07:01 Japan Today 8582716285782311321.html
Koike to announce candidacy in June for Tokyo gubernatorial election

Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike will announce her candidacy around June 10 for this summer's gubernatorial election in the capital, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday. Koike, a former defense minister, became governor in 2016 without the backing of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party. But the party…

27 May 07:03 Japan Today 8582716286598656374.html
Twitter flags Trump's tweets for misinformation and false claims for the first time

President Trump established a direct relation between mail-in ballots and rigged elections. Consequently, Twitter went on to flag those tweets as false claims, and Trump responded strongly to it.

27 May 07:02 Neowin 8633418615306156984.html
Family Narrates Brutal Murder of Kin by Police During Curfew [VIDEO]

A family narrated the brutal murder of their kin by police officers during curfew...

27 May 07:29 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153191763850.html
Coronavirus: Karnataka wants to reopen religious places from June 1, Yediyurappa writes to PM Modi

The chief minister said lots of permissions are needed before opening up.

27 May 07:33 Scroll.in 8669301692441740590.html
Real Reason Why Landlord Killed Tenant Known As ‘Ofankor Shatta Wale’ At Ofankor In Accra Revealed

The Police seem to be making headway into the investigation of a landlord who gunned down his tenant Benjamin Otchere, 31, at Ofankor in Accra for refusing to vacate a two-bedroom apartment on Saturday, 24th May 2020,  the same day his rent expired.

27 May 07:09 GhBase.com 8689748846366845453.html
Bali Safari Park welcomes newborn baby giraffe named ‘Corona’

The Safari Park in Bali’s Gianyar regency has named their newborn baby giraffe “Corona,” after the coronavirus  “Corona’s birth went smoothly, with the medical team monitoring everything via CCTV […] The baby giraffe will be nursing...

27 May 07:24 Coconuts 8871564982470155147.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

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

27 May 07:44 KNOE 8 News 9048639191368934260.html
For first time, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Donald Trump tweets

For the first time, Twitter put a warning label under two posts by Donald Trump, prompting the US president to accuse the popular social media platform of "interfering" in the presidential election.

27 May 07:10 Free Press Journal 9080771787336875772.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets with fact-checking warning

Apparently, the President's tweets aren't always factually accurate

27 May 07:59 Metro 970161747695846493.html
Kathy Griffin sparks outrage by tweeting President Trump should 'inject air'

Thousands have called for the Secret Service to investigate the comedian.

27 May 07:55 Metro 970161748273754874.html
Boris to face just 20 minutes of MPs' questions about Dominic Cummings

The Prime Minister will appear before the Commons Liaison Committee today.

27 May 07:15 Metro 970161748940439024.html
The first batch of Sri Lankans leaves Doha in special repatriation flight

The first batch of Sri Lankans departed from Doha as part of a repatriation drive by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Qatar, yesterday.  A total of 275 were onboard Srilankan Airlines flight UL 218 departed from Hamad International Airport.

27 May 08:21 The Peninsula 1202843881291279545.html
Maharashtra: Amid reports of rift in Thackeray-led MVA, Speaker says no 'emergency' or 'political situation' in state

With as many as 54,758 positive cases of COVID-19, Maharashtra is currently is the worst coronavirus affected state in the country.

27 May 08:06 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192563224391.html
E-pass not required for travellers moving in/out of Mumbai airport

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

27 May 08:40 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192715042724.html
Shocking moment reckless father is caught tearing across a field on a motorbike with a TODDLER on his lap

A police helicopter captured footage of the 28-year-old father in Coventry. The suspect was detained and has been reported for prosecution for careless driving.

27 May 08:49 Mail Online 124328110791017559.html
Tiger cub 'seeks out human help' and approaches houses after losing her mother in Siberia

A wild tiger cub took the unusual step of seeking human help after losing her mother in east Siberia. She came close to houses in Gornovodnoye and was spotted padding down the road.

27 May 08:46 Mail Online 124328111131499669.html
Parents with childcare issues should 'do as Dominic Cummings did', says Cabinet minister Robert Jenrick as he shrugs off party's poll plunge telling 40 Tory MPs calling for aide to be sacked to 'move on'

In a tetchy round of interviews, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said people were entitled to exercise 'personal judgement' over the tough lockdown rules.

27 May 08:21 Mail Online 124328111503265392.html
Substitute host Katie Razzall stands in for Emily Maitlis on tonight's Newsnight after BBC admits she DID breach impartiality rules with amazing diatribe on Dominic Cummings and PM - as viewers demand full Ofcom probe

Reporter Katie Razzall stood in for Emily Maitlis on tonight's Newsnight after the BBC admitted the host breached impartiality rules in an opening monologue about the Dominic Cummings row.

27 May 08:02 Mail Online 124328112337274771.html
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Donald Trump tweets

Twitter added a warning phrase to two Trump tweets that called mail-in ballots 'fraudulent'.

27 May 08:04 The Financial Express 1288289580534644592.html
Internet cafe for lawyers? How PH justice system will cope with new normal

It will be a digital transformation, says the Supreme Court, but how will it make sure that every litigant has equal access to technology?

27 May 08:26 Rappler 1882105642023800776.html
Monkey Spotted Walking On Top Of Shelves Inside Hospital Operation Theater In Port-Of-Spain

When medics of Port-of-Spain General Hospital resume elective surgeries, they found a wild monkey roaming about an operation theatre.

27 May 08:53 Storypick 1893184248226995776.html
Ram Temple trust chief offers prayers at shrine after 28 years

Ram temple trust chairman Mahant Nritya Gopal Das has offered prayers at the Ram Lalla shrine here on what is said to be his first visit to the makeshift temple in nearly three decades.

27 May 08:38 Oneindia 2023829371085124421.html
Cong to launch 'SpeakUp' campaign to raise voice of poor, migrants, small businesses

The Congress will launch a 'SpeakUp' campaign on May 28 to help raise the voice of the poor, migrants, small businesses and the middle class people before the central government.

27 May 08:05 Oneindia 2023829371863184272.html
'Overall stable and controllable': Amid continuing standoff, China on situation at India border

China on Wednesday said that the situation at the border with India is 'overall stable and controllable,' and both the countries have proper mechanisms and communication channels to resolve the issues through a dialogue and consultation.

27 May 08:40 Oneindia 2023829372648683417.html
Trump, Biden turn to new presidential campaign field: Snapchat

Gone are the lively meetings, the distribution of flyers on busy campuses. The coronavirus pandemic has put an abrupt stop to traditional US political means of courting young voters -- forcing

27 May 08:26 Deccan Herald 2027555796965048823.html
Body of COVID-19 victim cremated in open in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi amid protest by locals

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

27 May 08:07 Deccan Herald 2027555797312555918.html
Why Trump has an issue with mail-in voting

Voting by mail in its old-fashioned version has traditionally been Republican speciality

27 May 08:06 Gulf News 2086521543707886598.html
Plane crash: 19 bodies of Pakistan International Airlines plane crash victims forcibly taken

Relatives did not even let the authorities conduct DNA tests to identify charred bodies

27 May 08:59 Gulf News 2086521545064915295.html
Saudi crown prince orders house, car for dead breadwinner’s family

The family head, wife and daughter were swept away by floods

27 May 08:40 Gulf News 2086521545637845693.html
Presidency denies reports on Buhari canceling appointments, approvals made by Abba Kyari

Nigerian Presidency on Tuesday night denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled appointments and memos

27 May 08:31 The ICIR 2244788520430562928.html
Paedophile jailed for 17 years for persistent abuse of young girl

Michael James Buckmaster described his own behaviour as being "disgusting, perverted and sickening".

27 May 08:28 Brisbane Times 2314609340253467709.html
'OK, let's make history': hybrid House of Commons convenes to debate COVID-19

"OK, let's make history": with those words from the Speaker of the House of Commons, a hybrid meeting of members of Parliament is now underway.

27 May 08:54 CTVNews 2422791597605621785.html
MPs to gather for first time both virtually and in-person in the Commons

Members of Parliament will make history today as a few dozen of them gather in the House of Commons where they'll be joined by the other 300-odd MPs participating via videoconference.

27 May 08:54 CTVNews 2422791597717291657.html
‘How long before we strike back?’: Ice Cube reacts to death of unarmed black man following arrest in Minneapolis

The death of an unarmed black man after a police officer knelt on his neck has sparked outrage, prompting the rapper Ice Cube to tweet: “How long will we go for Blue on Black Crime before we strike

27 May 08:35 The Independent 2511519171896678066.html
Four police officers fired following death of unarmed black man who had neck knelt on during arrest

Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired after video showed one of them kneeling on the neck of a black man who later died. Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey confirmed the termination of the four

27 May 08:22 The Independent 2511519172115546959.html
Gayle King says it’s ‘open season’ on black men in America following Amy Cooper and Minneapolis incidents

Gayle King has said it’s “open season” on black men in response to two separate videos of racist behaviour, which circulated online Tuesday (26 May).

27 May 08:58 The Independent 2511519172567335697.html
Lagos pulls down distressed storey-building - The Nation Nigeria

The Lagos State government on Tuesday demolished a two-storey building located on Western Avenue. The building, situated at ..

27 May 08:10 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900421544556.html
Millions gone in Delta market fires - The Nation Nigeria

No fewer than 300 shops were on Tuesday razed in Asaba, the Delta State capital. Gone with shops were articles valued at millions

27 May 08:00 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901771582567.html
Haryana liquor scam: Key member to retire on May 31, govt yet to empower SET

About 5,500 boxes of liquor which were recovered from smugglers by police and excise officials in 14 cases had disappeared from its stock in Sonipat district which had prompted the probe into the matter.

27 May 08:01 The Indian Express 2885715103940862484.html
Bar Council of India urges Chief Justice Bobde to re-start courts from June 1

In the letter, BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra asserted that only 10 per cent of the cases are being heard these days despite the fact that there was an 80 per cent pendency of cases in trial courts.

27 May 08:00 The Indian Express 2885715104903741236.html
Migrants issue: Randeep Surjewala moves Supreme Court, seeks permission to intervene

Surjewala said he wants to apprise the top court of "certain pertinent measures" that may be considered by the Centre in order to alleviate the plight of migrant labourers who are stranded or travelling long distances.

27 May 08:21 The Indian Express 2885715104916351997.html
Chief Secy vs Punjab ministers: All eyes on Cabinet today

The Cabinet meeting was called a few hours after Manpreet Badal and Channi met the CM at the latter’s farm house on Monday.

27 May 08:40 The Indian Express 2885715105345566802.html
26 people arrested in France and Belgium over UK truck deaths

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

27 May 21:05 CNA 5644198863425202294.html
Officer fired after allegedly saying it was 'unfortunate' virus didn't kill all black people

A police officer in Louisiana has been fired after allegedly posting a comment on Facebook that said it was "unfortunate" the coronavirus did not kill all black people.

27 May 21:26 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202038946221.html
Melbourne Allegedly Has A Poo Jogger Of Its Very Own According To Grot CCTV Footage

An Albert Park resident says a man dropped trou, and something else, in a community garden.

27 May 21:33 Pedestrian TV 5961900144941798513.html
Day after controversy, Rahul Gandhi lauds Maharashtra work on Covid-19

India News: A day after his statement that the Congress was “only supporting” and “not running” the Maharashtra government sparked talk of a rift in the Maha Vika

27 May 21:53 The Times of India 6060938663343391840.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

US News: WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland.

27 May 21:36 The Times of India 6060938663495585268.html
Pompeo tells Congress that US no longer considers Hong Kong to be autonomous

The US secretary of state said China’s actions were contrary to international law.

27 May 21:49 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774352122642.html
Migrant Workers – Not Sympathies, But Redressal By Govt Needed

What we see in India today - deplorable condition of migrant workers & families who are crumbling of fatigue, fighting hunger & struggling to make ends meet

27 May 21:14 News4Masses 6317182365555173754.html
Pompeo told Congress Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China. Here’s what that means.

The secretary of state made the declaration as China prepares to pass a controversial national security law.

27 May 21:30 Vox 6416095788503907528.html
'A giant of a man': Influential Aids campaigner and playwright Larry Kramer dies aged 84

Kramer’s husband confirmed that he died from died from pneumonia.

27 May 21:23 TheJournal.ie 6446904418282693799.html
US coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

The US death toll is higher than fatalities from the seasonal flu going back to the 1957-1958 season, when 116,000 died.The coronavirus has killed more people than the AIDS epidemic did from 1981 through 1989

27 May 21:28 Livemint 6614605819240910163.html
Why has Navajo Nation been hit so hard by the coronavirus?

Navajo Nation leaders announced last week that it had the highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the United States, outpacing hot spots like New York. The grim statistic highlights the historical failings of the US government, Navajo leaders say. 

27 May 21:16 Aljazeera 6642629762092270252.html
Pompeo declares Hong Kong 'no longer autonomous' from China

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified the US Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China.

27 May 21:36 Aljazeera 6642629762779251222.html
Coast guard to end search for 4th fisherman missing from accident that killed 3

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

27 May 21:54 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244706685071.html
West Kootenay jogger spends 2 hours up tree as bear prowls below

A West Kootenay jogger is lucky to be in one piece after he spent two hours stuck-up a tree following a run-in with an aggressive black bear.Francis Levasse

27 May 21:30 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244987745443.html
Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

OTTAWA - The Canadian Armed Forces has located the remains of some of the military members who died last month when the helicopter they were in crashed in t

27 May 21:38 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245853296427.html
Ottawa man who raped two women sentenced to more than five years in prison

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

27 May 21:56 iNFOnews.ca 6669504246123949553.html
Anderson Cooper Unloads On Trump As U.S. Pandemic Death Toll Surpasses 100,000: ‘What A Little Man’

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

27 May 21:37 ET Canada 6735490620175262583.html
Bill Clinton denies having affair with Jeffrey Epstein's alleged 'madam'

The former US President is alleged to have been 'getting it on' with Ghislaine Maxwell in a new book. A spokesman for Clinton has branded the claim "a total lie"

27 May 21:23 mirror 675785261308230030.html
Vicar quits after “sex acts and inappropriate texts” with parishioner’s wife

Rev John Girtchen, 66, is now moving out of his vicarage in Lincolnshire after church bosses said his conduct during the affair was “contrary to Church teaching on marriage”

27 May 21:29 mirror 675785261562525486.html
Actress Lesley-Anne Down says stranger tried to abduct her when she was 11

EXCLUSIVE The 66-year-old who starred in TV hits Upstairs, Downstairs and North and South, has recalled the terrifying ordeal near her home in Putney, London

27 May 21:06 mirror 675785261588645522.html
Jerry Falwell Jr. says he'll only wear a mask featuring Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's blackface yearbook photo

Jerry Falwell Jr. is conceding to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's (D) coronavirus-fighting demands with a mask that's almost certain to backfire.Northam's recent order mandating everyone in the state wear a mask when they're in public has seemingly made Falwell pretty mad about preserving

27 May 21:42 Yahoo 7097669637005680742.html
UN concerned by US claims Russia sent jets to Libya

The UN said Wednesday it was "following with great concern" claims that Russia recently sent fighter jets to Libya to support Russian mercenaries fighting for strongman Khalifa Haftar in the long-running conflict. On Tuesday, the US military command for Africa (Africom) accused Moscow of deploying

27 May 21:03 Yahoo 7097669637291370483.html
A pharmacist known as 'the Mask Man' has been charged with hoarding $200,000 worth of N95 masks and price-gouging customers

The DOJ said the pharmacist, 66-year-old Richard Schirripa, sold $2,690 of masks to an undercover officer and said he felt "like a drug dealer."

27 May 21:35 Yahoo 7097669637380660293.html
US Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown

Congress voted Wednesday to toughen the U.S. response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities, adding another factor to the increasingly stormy relationship between the two countries. The House passed a bipartisan bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the mass

27 May 21:56 Yahoo 7097669638510791118.html
US ends sanction waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal

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

27 May 21:04 Yahoo 7097669638589268411.html
Another cruise crew member in coronavirus limbo dies of apparent suicide

A cruise ship crew member died last week of self-inflicted harm, the US Coast Guard said Wednesday as it confirmed the latest in a series of apparent suicides among such workers trapped at sea because of the coronavirus pandemic. A 32-year-old Filipino worker on a ship called Scarlet Lady, the only

27 May 21:33 Yahoo 7097669638610032311.html
Coronavirus News: 'Miracle preemie' born to mom in coma goes home from Long Island hospital

A "miracle preemie" born during the COVID-19 pandemic to a mother who was in a coma went home from the hospital Wednesday to a rousing ovation from doctors, nurses and other staff members.

27 May 21:18 ABC7 New York 7327811147485154072.html
African-American activists escalating efforts to persuade Biden not to pick Klobuchar for VP

African-American activists are escalating their efforts to persuade former Vice President Joe Biden not to name Sen. Amy Klobuchar as his running mate, arguing he needs to choose someone who would excite black voters.

27 May 21:30 Fox News 7362823820014962204.html
The Atlantic slams CNN's Cuomo-Cuomo 'act' for pursuing ratings over journalism

The liberal magazine The Atlantic took CNN to task for its ongoing interviews between its anchor Chris Cuomo and his brother, Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. 

27 May 21:54 Fox News 7362823820279458481.html
Student, 19, shot dead on way to Lidl ‘gunned down in crossfire of row between two tyre firms’

A LAW student who was shot dead on her way to Lidl was caught in the crossfire of a row between two rival tyre firms, a court heard. Aya Hachem, 19, was hit by a bullet fired from a passing car on …

27 May 21:58 The Sun 7379604591793293372.html
Elderly man stabbed and woman fighting for life after ‘domestic incident’ at London home

A WOMAN is fighting for her life and an elderly man was stabbed after a ‘domestic incident’ at a home in North London. The pair, both thought to be in their 70s, were rushed to hospital…

27 May 21:14 The Sun 7379604591923309064.html
Russian fighter pilot seen through the window as jets fly dangerously close to US patrol aircraft AGAIN

RUSSIAN fighter jets were spotted flying dangerously close to US military aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday. The two Su-35 aircraft “unsafely intercepted” a P-8A Poseidon patrol aircra…

27 May 21:08 The Sun 7379604593293623840.html
Scott Disick & Sofia Richie Have Reportedly Split — But It Might Not Stick

After weeks of rumors surrounding the status of their relationship, multiple reports have confirmed that Scott Disick and Sofia Richie have split. The couple had been dating for three years, with Richie even making a cameo appearance on Keeping Up…

27 May 21:35 Bustle 7391390687393019369.html
EDITORIAL: Deal firmly with the cyclic ethnic clashes

Cattle rustling, which precipitated the scuffle, must be dealt with quickly and ruthlessly.

27 May 21:46 Daily Nation 7421817124091437000.html
Police, army yields to Wike’s directive, remove barricade from Ikoku market

The Police and the Nigerian army have yielded to the directive of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on the opening of Ikoku spare parts market after about two months of shutdown.

27 May 21:06 The Guardian 7580308504520137884.html
New Jeffrey Epstein doc should finally lead to a reckoning with Bill Clinton

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

27 May 21:29 New York Post 7654946767530396872.html
Man breaks into bank to heat up Hot Pockets: ‘Hell yeah it was worth it’

A California man was busted for breaking into a bank so he could use its microwave to heat up Hot Pockets on Wednesday — and he doesn’t regret a thing. “Hell yeah it was worth

27 May 21:41 New York Post 7654946767587722890.html
NYC man accused of stealing from doctor fighting coronavirus released without bail

A 29-year-old vagrant accused of swiping $11,000 worth in various items from an out-of-state volunteer coronavirus doctor is back out on the streets, authorities said Wednesday. Ronaldo Lewis was

27 May 21:49 New York Post 7654946768122029543.html
NYPD cop a ‘spineless coward’ for shooting, killing friend, victim’s dad says

The father of a Long Island man gunned down by his NYPD-rookie friend blasted the officer as a “spineless coward” for the slaying in an interview Wednesday. The victim’s father,

27 May 21:59 New York Post 7654946768260477465.html
Jerry Nadler slammed paper ballots as ‘extremely susceptible to fraud’ in 2004

A recently unearthed video clip shows House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler — who last week took President Trump to task for slamming Michigan’s mail-in ballot push —

27 May 21:27 New York Post 7654946768644193678.html
Reminder: Trump Signed into Law the Warrantless FISA Surveillance That He’s Railing Against

President Donald Trump positioned himself well to the left of the Democratic Party on Wednesday by threatening to veto a clean renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) being pushed by House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

27 May 21:02 Law & Crime 7990899038126922546.html
Report: USAF covered up incidents of racial bias

May 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force tried to cover up racial bias in its justice system, a report by an independent advocacy group said Wednesday.

27 May 21:05 UPI 8257973863935212574.html
Canadian man receives package ordered 8 years earlier

May 27 (UPI) -- A Toronto man said he was surprised and confused when a package showed up at his home containing a product he had ordered eight years earlier.

27 May 21:27 UPI 8257973864471076907.html
Erdington road closed after police incident

Gravelly Hill was closed following an incident at around 8.30pm

27 May 21:05 birminghammail 8288260684811612316.html
A pharmacist known as ‘the Mask Man’ has been charged with hoarding $200,000 worth of N95 masks and price-gouging customers

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

27 May 21:35 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883427857357.html
Colombia inter-city bus drivers demand to return to work

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Drivers of inter-city bus services in Colombia protested on Wednesday to demand the government let them return to work after two months of quarantine aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus.

27 May 21:28 Reuters 8334514180795630125.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. He turned to his Twitter account – where else? -- to tweet his threats. The president can’t unilaterally regulate or close the companies, and…

27 May 21:15 Japan Today 8582716286185286139.html
Looting erupts during Minneapolis protests over black man's killing by white police officer

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

27 May 21:19 Japan Today 8582716287381303995.html
Kyoto Animation Arson Suspect Finally Arrested in Japan

Shinji Aoba, the suspect behind the tragic Kyoto Animation arson last year, has finally been [...]

27 May 21:49 Comicbook.com 8601098218338872352.html
Changing marquees at MGM hotels signal Strip’s reopening

Signs of casino reopenings started to appear Wednesday on the Las Vegas Strip as MGM Resorts International and other companies prepared to begin operations again.

27 May 21:11 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836859546240.html
Pelosi says Trump’s push for in-person convention is just an ego trip

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday took a jab at President Donald Trump’s hopes to have an in-person Republican Party convention this summer, saying...

27 May 21:06 MarketWatch 8975941548903389892.html
Westgate shooting suspect charged with attempted murder among 41 counts

Charges against the accused Westgate mass shooter now include attempt to commit first degree murder.

27 May 21:44 ABC15 Arizona 911680910862317361.html
Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation extending surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt as President Donald Trump threatened a veto and Republican leaders...

27 May 21:44 The Seattle Times 9121942836872849014.html
Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about...

27 May 21:38 The Seattle Times 9121942837292716805.html
House casts proxy votes in pandemic, Republicans have doubts

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a day for the history books on Capitol Hill: For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risks...

27 May 21:48 The Seattle Times 9121942837352539023.html
Trump continues to claim broad powers he doesn’t have

WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can “override" governors who dare to keep churches closed to congregants. Asserting the “absolute authority” to...

27 May 21:33 The Seattle Times 9121942837414018701.html
Trump supporters target Twitter employee after fact check

Twitter’s decision to fact check Donald Trump has resulted in mass harassment of one of its employees.

27 May 21:03 Engadget 96641516306264363.html
US House Passes China Sanctions Bill Over Uighur Detentions, Measure Heads to Trump

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation calling for sanctions against Chinese officials for the detention and torture of Uighur Muslims in...

27 May 21:58 Sputniknews 967333869408308923.html
Official Says Pentagon Could ‘Rapidly’ Prepare New Nuke Test as US Exits Open Skies Treaty

As the US exits a key, confidence-building international treaty, a top Pentagon official has stated the US is capable of preparing a nuclear weapons test in just...

27 May 21:12 Sputniknews 967333869491848723.html
Fox rescued after getting its head stuck in a car wheel

How did he manage to do that?!

27 May 21:03 Metro 970161747179688426.html
Barbers arrested in Bahrain for violating rules

Expatriates held after visiting customers at home

27 May 10:31 Gulf News 2086521543629334773.html
Kuwait MP set to grill finance minister over fund corruption

The corruption case involves a Malaysian Fund and a Chinese company

27 May 10:48 Gulf News 2086521543959544677.html
Coronavirus: Sharjah cracks down on erring salons

Those found to be violating precautionary measures asked to close

27 May 10:29 Gulf News 2086521544115056050.html
COVID-19: Australia records youngest coronavirus victim with death of 30-year-old

Latest case brings to 103 the number of deaths recorded in Australia

27 May 10:47 Gulf News 2086521545209985165.html
How my pregnant sister was killed by her husband – Man narrates

A Nigerian man has alleged that his pregnant sister who died immediately after child birth was killed by her husband after he abused her while she was heavily pregnant. The man identified as Prince Iyase Kelvin

27 May 10:35 LailasNews.com 2090029849978048796.html
Police officer tells Black man to lick his own urine (Video)

The moment a police officer asked an Illinois black man to lick his own urine was captured on camera and the video has since gone viral on the internet. The man who was a federal safety

27 May 10:14 LailasNews.com 2090029850445804468.html
Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of unarmed black man

The death comes amid outrage over the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man shot by a white father and son while jogging

27 May 10:12 The Asian Age 2126266545026658343.html
Ethics committee to govern councillor inappropriate conduct complaints

The new ethics committee will be bipartisan with both LNP and Labor councillors sitting on it.

27 May 10:09 Brisbane Times 2314609339897998091.html
'Disturbing' Ont. long-term care home report doesn't come as surprise to families

When a bombshell report from the Canadian Armed Forces outlining a litany of problems at five long-term care homes released on Tuesday, family members say they're not surprised.

27 May 10:34 CTVNews 2422791597224803274.html
JUST IN: NBC fines three stations for infractions

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has sanctioned three broadcast station for their reports on COVID-19 considered inappropriate...

27 May 10:50 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900360085298.html
Twitter issues fact check of Trump tweets for first time

Twitter issued a fact check of some of Donald Trump’s tweets on Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. president’s favoured social media...

27 May 10:19 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901000571230.html
Man Killed For Stealing From Prophet Bushiri In South Africa

Man killed for stealing from prophet Bushiri in South Africa. Another was rushed to hospital where he is currentlyu receiving medical treatment.

27 May 10:30 iHarare News 2755902708416274114.html
Bru resettlement in North Tripura hits roadblock as civil societies threaten bandh

As per the resettlement agreement signed by the central government in January this year, 32,000 Bru migrants living in Tripura since 1997 would be permanently settled in the state.

27 May 10:35 The Indian Express 2885715103823475937.html
Jayalalithaa’s niece, nephew to inherit assets worth over Rs 900 crore

The judgment comes in the wake of an ordinance passed by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit for the state government to temporarily take possession of former Tamil Nadu chief minister’s residence and other movable items

27 May 10:36 The Indian Express 2885715105416600715.html
Hungarian cyclist quarantined in Bihar for ‘over 55 days’, Tejashwi Yadav offers help

“You brought a healthy man into a hospital. Can you imagine being in a hospital for 55 days in a healthy condition? I must be free now,” the Hungarian is heard saying in a video that has gone viral on social media.

27 May 10:23 The Indian Express 2885715105599272989.html
Amid tensions at LAC, China says situation at India border ‘stable and controllable’

"We are committed to safeguarding our territorial sovereignty and security, and safeguarding peace and stability in the border areas. We are capable of resolving the issues properly though dialogue and consultation," China's Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

27 May 10:17 The Indian Express 2885715105833748496.html
MTUC calls for tripartite meeting to solve foreign workers issues

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has called for a tripartite meeting of government, employers and employees’ representatives to be held soon to address foreign workers’ housing issues to prevent a spike in Covid-19 cases. MTUC secretary-general J. Solomon said...

27 May 10:53 Malaymail 302165935739252799.html
38 Suspected Online Grooming Paedophiles Arrested in London

Police seized dozens of laptops, tablets, and phones from suspected online grooming paedophiles in London, arresting 38.

27 May 10:12 Breitbart 3148363491492373222.html
Court Declines To Continue Holding Tecra’s Boyfriend Omar Lali For Another Week

A Lamu court has declined to have the police continue holding Omar Lali, the boyfriend of Tecra Muigai - the late daughter of Keroche Breweries proprietors Tabitha and Joseph Karanja.Mr Lali has b

27 May 10:17 KahawaTungu 3304128543274344937.html
400 Hawaii National Guard troops coming off coronavirus duty | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The number of Hawaii National Guard troops on federal active duty for the coronavirus pandemic will drop early next week to 800 from 1,200 as part of a Pentagon “right-sizing” ahead of a “hard stop” set for June 24 for the deployment of almost 46,000 citizen soldiers nationwide, officials said.

27 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335387984774511.html
Promoter, alcohol vendor under investigation after large, illegal beach parties broken up on Oahu | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Honolulu Liquor Commission and law enforcement agencies are investigating two businesses that may have organized and profited from massive parties that violated COVID-19 emergency rules and liquor and permitting laws over Memorial Day weekend at Waimea Bay Beach Park and Kaena Point State Park.

27 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335388855078799.html
More than 50 inmates out of 300 released are rearrested | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

With the number of rearrested inmates growing, the Honolulu Police Department said it is a “threat to public safety” to release them early to stop the spread of COVID-19.

27 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335388896360497.html
Social distance fines in Northern Ireland drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The PSNI issued 30 penalties in May compared with 374 between the end of March and April 24.

27 May 10:02 Shropshire Star 3480199991783968062.html
Care home opens up for socially-distanced visits

For the first time in weeks, relatives could see their loved ones face-to-face in the garden of a care home in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.

27 May 10:07 Shropshire Star 3480199992142166371.html
Amnesty demands release of journalist who criticised Lai Mohammed

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

27 May 10:13 Punch Newspapers 3524240994155197116.html
Nigerian military condones sexual abuse of children in custody – Amnesty

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Global rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the treatment of children arrested for allegedly engaging in terrorism. Amnesty said the children were locked...

27 May 10:43 Punch Newspapers 3524240995672746904.html
The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Major space launch today; Trump feuds with Twitter

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27 May 10:37 TheHill 355432918335008307.html
The Memo: Trump tweets cross into new territory

President Trump’s critics are sounding the alarm as his public comments and tweets cross new lines with the 2020 election less than six months away. 

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432918505992737.html
Mail ballot surge places Postal Service under spotlight

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed millions of voters to request their ballots by mail, a rapid increase that is likely to change the shape of the 2020 electorate and put incredible strain on an

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432918688713245.html
House leaders take vote-counting operations online

The coronavirus pandemic has forced House leadership in both parties to get creative in how they go about whipping votes as lawmakers largely work remotely during the crisis.

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432919537372840.html
Democratic unity starts to crack in coronavirus liability reform fight

A group of moderate Senate Democrats say they are open to considering liability protection for businesses in the next round of coronavirus relief legislation, a crack in Democratic unity that gives

27 May 10:00 TheHill 355432919772657287.html
Tanzanian comedian, Idris Sultan in court after laughing at President Magufuli

A Tanzanian comedian, Idris Sultan, has been arraigned before a magistrate's court in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, eight days after he was arrested.

27 May 10:13 Pulse Live 3606876836377174369.html
WATCH | Hong Kong: Why China's national anthem bill is so controversial

If passed into law by Hong Kong's legislature, the bill will make 'disrespect' of the Chinese national anthem a crime.

27 May 10:31 News24 3752801376871458152.html
Snow shuts down major roads in Eastern Cape

Dangerous driving conditions due to consistent snowfall in the Eastern Cape has forced provincial transport authorities to close parts of major roads in the province.

27 May 10:26 News24 3752801377447577922.html
Heartwarming moment police and pedestrian help a group of ducks cross the road

A video has emerged on social in which a group of ducks could be seen crossing the road with the help of police and pedestrians. The video generated reactions.

27 May 10:13 Legit 3764253649841948231.html
Buhari will be showcased as COVID-19 hero in Africa, says Garba Shehu

The senior special assistant to the president, Mallam Garba Shehu, has predicted that Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will be showcased as a COVID-19 hero.

27 May 10:58 Legit 3764253651077294747.html
UPDATED: Presidency denies Buhari is probing late Kyari's office, appointments

The Nigerian Presidency has denied reports claiming that the country's leader Muhammadu Buhari is probing the office of his late chief of staff, Abba Kyari.

27 May 10:59 Legit 3764253651106529678.html
Ramatu Aliyu: FCT state minister donates salary for inmates release

Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Hajia Ramatu Aliyu, has channelled her May salary towards the release of five inmates from Kuje prison.

27 May 10:10 Legit 3764253651207575157.html
Louise Smith: Man arrested on suspicion of murdering teenager

The body of 16-year-old Louise Smith was found in woodland in Havant on Thursday.

27 May 10:50 BBC News 3883826128647918658.html
Hong Kong Police Overwhelm Protesters Now Crying ‘Independence’

In the first major test of Hong Kong’s protest movement in 2020, it became clear that demonstrators face a more formidable challenge in reigniting the street power that humbled China last year -- and that Beijing’s moves could inspire a shift toward more radical views.

27 May 10:54 Bloomberg.com 4032480121002192594.html
Keeping Jurors Six Feet Apart Is a Challenge for Courts to Reopen

As the world’s courthouses prepare to reopen, many are installing Plexiglass “sneeze barriers” and instituting face-mask requirements for litigants and court staff. But one especially vexing problem remains: how to bring back the jury and where to put them.

27 May 10:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480122176487447.html
Mangled Ferrari 488 GTB Destroyed After Crashing Into London Bus

A quiet Sunday in London turned into a spectacle that would bring a tear to any gearhead's eyes. Yes, a Fer...

27 May 10:10 CarBuzz 4034462235825195961.html
GRAPHIC: Swift firings for Minneapolis officers in death of black man

The Minneapolis police chief said the department would conduct a full internal investigation, and prosecutors will decide whether to file criminal charges against the officers involved.

27 May 10:11 WVLT 4089046911895243603.html
Suspect arrested after security officer fatally gunned down

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

27 May 10:43 The Citizen 410802302010885634.html
Nepal postpones scheduled discussion on constitutional amendment to update map

Kathmandu: The discussion to amend Nepal's constitution to update the country's map, earlier slated for Wednesday, now has been taken out of schedule. Nepal's House of Representatives was scheduled...

27 May 10:48 www.thehawk.in 4118436624666048077.html
NDDC Probe: Leave me out of your battles with NASS, Agbamuche tells Ojuogboh, NDDC

A High Chief from Odozi-Ani of Akwukwu Igbo Kingdom of Delta State, Nelson Agbamuche has dissociated himself from the brewing...

27 May 10:38 Vanguard News 4125100340825575318.html
Toddler tries to awaken dead mother at Bihar station, viral video brings out migrants tragedy

In the video, the child tries to awaken his mother who has passed away at a railway station. Her body is covered in a sheet of cloth. Unaware that his mother has died, the child tries to wake her up by lifting the cloth repeatedly

27 May 10:43 India Today 4286117813346659105.html
French power couple lose money laundering appeal

A French political power couple lost their appeal Wednesday against a money laundering conviction, capping a fall from grace spurred by accusations they illegally pocketed millions of euros in public funds while in office.

27 May 10:00 Digital Journal 4566489171594251139.html
Twitter is 'Interfering' in US Election, 'Stifling' Free Speech, Alleges Trump

US President Donald Trump has alleged that Twitter is "interfering" in the US election and 'completely stifling' free speech, after the social media

27 May 10:08 Greater Kashmir 4662909091299461560.html
Over 6,500 new coronavirus cases in India, death toll climbs to 4,167

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,167 in the country, while the number of cases climbed to 1,45,380, registering an increase of 146 deaths and

27 May 10:05 Greater Kashmir 4662909091334726293.html
12 Injured After Mob Resorts to Stone Pelting in Odisha; Fed Up With Lockdown Measures

At least 12 police personnel and a journalist were injured when a mob indulged in stone-pelting in the steel city of Rourkela on Tuesday, demanding

27 May 10:32 Greater Kashmir 4662909092867139529.html
Chinese in Canada a target of increased hate during pandemic

Vancouver resident Trixie Ling recalls her disgust and anger after a passing stranger taunted her with racial and sexual slurs in early May. Then he spat on her face.

27 May 10:15 manilastandard.net 4715274784464865796.html
'Stop partying', LA police warn Hollywood Hills neighborhood

Authorities in Los Angeles have warned residents of the city's Hollywood Hills neighborhood to tone down their house parties which have become a major problem during the global coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 10:30 manilastandard.net 4715274784628055328.html
Man arrested over deadly arson at Japanese animation studio: media

Japanese police on Wednesday formally arrested a man on suspicion of an arson attack on an animation studio in the city of Kyoto last year that killed 36 people, local media reported.

27 May 10:45 manilastandard.net 4715274784839856795.html
Amid reports of rift, Uddhav Thackeray holds meeting with MVA alliance partners

The discussion on the ongoing lockdown and the decision of lifting it in some areas are on the agenda list of this meeting.

27 May 10:09 The New Indian Express 4718288653905250226.html
Madras HC puts brakes on state government's plan to convert Jayalalitha's house into memorial 

The court said that the former CM's niece J Deepa and nephew J Deepa are her class II legal heirs and only a portion of the property can be converted to a memorial if required.

27 May 10:29 The New Indian Express 4718288653999066375.html
Quarter-of-a-mile queue forms at tip on first day of reopening

Keynsham Recycling Centre opened today at 8am

27 May 10:51 BristolLive 4740742017012382785.html
Busy link between two Bristol commuter routes is closed

Wraxall Hill has been closed for vital tree trimming work to be carried out along the route

27 May 10:54 BristolLive 4740742017994545577.html
Nizamuddin Markaz case: Delhi Police to file 15 chargesheets against 294 foreigners who attended Tablighi Jamaat meet

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

27 May 10:17 Firstpost 4760741712342942803.html
Karnataka to open temples, mosques, churches after 31 May; awaiting Centre’s guidelines on opening malls, theatres, says BS Yediyurappa

Karnataka Chief Minister Yediyurappa on Wednesday said that his government will re-open temples, mosques and churches in the state after 31 May

27 May 10:17 Firstpost 4760741712751385269.html
In Top Court Petition, Congress Seeks Nationwide Plan For Migrants

A nationwide list should be prepared on urgent basis "to identity and accurately tally the total number of migrant labourers who continue to be stranded" amid coronavirus lockdown, the Congress said today in a petition filed in the Supreme Court.

27 May 10:17 NDTV.com 5090057682245742516.html
'Mr. Trump is debasing his office': The famously conservative Wall Street Journal editorial board slammed the president for pushing a Joe Scarborough murder conspiracy theory, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - President Donald Trump has been pushing a debunked theory that the "Morning Joe" cohost was involved in the 2001 death of a congressional aide.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 10:03 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757399464821.html
A Lake of the Ozarks bar defended hosting a packed pool party, saying that social distancing isn't the law and that it checked everyone's temperature, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The owner of Backwater Jack's bar at Lake of the Ozarks responded to criticism of his pool party, saying social distancing isn't enforceable.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 10:27 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757499321897.html
Petition calls for councillor's dismissal after caravan 'parked outside neighbour's front door'

It has gathered more than 1,000 signatures

27 May 10:07 NottinghamshireLive 5149776702533261007.html
Man in 'serious condition' after crash in Nottingham city centre

The road has since reopened

27 May 10:17 NottinghamshireLive 5149776703107232160.html
Search For Missing Trampers Resumes

The search for missing trampers Dion Reynolds and Jessica O'Connor resumed at first light this morning.

27 May 10:23 SCOOP 5315658999292778499.html
Hundreds demonstrate in Tel-Aviv against the Supreme Court: 'The people are the Sovereign' - Inside Israel

Demonstrators gather in Tel Aviv to protest Israeli Supreme Court's rulings against terrorist home demolition, infiltrator deportations.

27 May 10:37 Israel National News 5374683668741418894.html
Three more coronavirus deaths recorded at Bristol and North Somerset hospitals

Questions remain over the death toll at one of the trusts

27 May 17:26 BristolLive 4740742017050560781.html
Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, nephew Deepak as legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu CM

A Madras High Court bench Wednesday said that Deepak and Deepa are second class legal heirs of the late chief minister Jayalalithaa, being the son and daughter of her late brother Jayakumar

27 May 17:30 Firstpost 4760741712084193844.html
Andhra High Court Initiates Contempt Proceedings Against YSR Congress MP, 48 Others For Threatening Judges

A series of verdicts, apparently against political vested interests, have irked AP ruling party leaders.

27 May 17:34 Swarajya 4977622828426855965.html
As China Seeks Support On Hong Kong, India Has The Opportunity To Revive Relations On New Terms

Any serious observer of India-China relations would first point out the lack of reciprocity in it.

27 May 17:12 Swarajya 4977622828934317437.html
Like Scindia, Rae Bareli Congress MLA Aditi Singh Too Removes ‘Congress’ From Her Twitter Bio

Just before switching over to the BJP, Scindia had also dropped INC from his profile on social media.

27 May 17:16 Swarajya 4977622829121935045.html
CISF Personnel Deployed At Delhi Airport, DMRC Test Positive For Covid-19 In Last 24 Hours

A total of 22 new coronavirus cases were reported among CISF personnel in the last 24 hours, taking total such cases in the central force across the country to 95.

27 May 17:43 Swarajya 4977622829817732276.html
Trump tweet throws House surveillance debate into chaos

“I hope all Republican House Members vote NO on FISA,” the president wrote.

27 May 17:27 Ars Technica 5028555106303952633.html
The man who filmed his encounter with a woman in Central Park says her actions were 'definitely racist,' but he's asking people to stop making death threats against her, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Christian Cooper told CNN that he thinks Amy Cooper's apology is sincere, and has asked people to stop making death threats toward her.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 17:58 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755486788565.html
Broxtowe MP breaks silence over Dominic Cummings, saying he ‘didn’t breach lockdown guidelines’

However he said he wouldn't have personally taken the trip to Barnard Castle

27 May 17:53 NottinghamshireLive 5149776702250241586.html
Ontario to make long-term care announcement after 'horrific' military report

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford is set to make an announcement related to long-term care today, a day after a military report revealed allegations about five homes that the premier has called "horrific.

27 May 17:04 KitchenerToday.com 52741008786602532.html
Five Arrested In Northland Meth Operation

Northland Police have arrested five people as part of an ongoing operation targeting the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine in the region.

27 May 17:12 SCOOP 5315658998452528667.html
MediaWorks Layoffs Call Into Question The Value Of Bailouts

The Taxpayers’ Union is urging the Government to urgently reassess its seemingly bottomless support for struggling media companies who take taxpayer money one day, and sack hundreds of staff the next.

27 May 17:27 SCOOP 5315659000101162275.html
Kellyanne Conway unleashes trolls on Twitter's head of site integrity

Donald Trump's counselor is mad that someone fact-checked her employer.

27 May 17:40 Mashable 5336625363919583300.html
Netanyahu's attorneys: Investigate police who threatened PM - Inside Israel

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

27 May 17:54 Israel National News 5374683669692263761.html
JUDGES 4:4

Throughout Jewish history, many women have followed the example of Devora, described in this verse as both a prophetess and a judge, by taking positions of leadership on behalf of their people. One example dates to the early Renaissance period, when another Jewish woman emerged as a great leader of her people. At the time,…

27 May 17:41 Breaking Israel News 540123160732424540.html
Trump threatens social media shutdown amid checks from Twitter

The tension between social networking platform, Twitter, and Donald Trump, escalated on Wednesday when Mr Trump reacted angrily to a fact-check

27 May 17:45 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299724656444.html
SSS releases Nigerian journalist Kufre Carter - Premium Times Nigeria

A sports journalist in Akwa Ibom State, Kufre Carter, has been released from the custody of Nigeria’s secret police, SSS.

27 May 17:10 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300824248251.html
More False Mail-In Ballot Claims from Trump

California will send every registered voter in the state a mail-in ballot for the November general election. But President Donald Trump falsely said, on Twitter and at the White House, that the ballots would go to "anyone living in the state, no matter who they are or how they got there" and "people that aren’t citizens."

27 May 17:52 FactCheck.org 5460849092976423028.html
Hema Malini dissociates herself from Kent’s ‘classist’ ad against maids, company chairman issues public apology

BJP MP Hema Malini has dissociated herself with the controversial ad placed by Kent RO Systems after Twitterati exploded in anger, accusing the company of being classist. The controversy was triggered by Kent's ad promoting its new product, an atta maker.

27 May 17:21 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720206596070440.html
Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests ...

27 May 17:39 CNA 5644198862254001670.html
Huawei Meng's US extradition case hinges on key ruling in Canada on Wednesday

A Canadian judge will rule Wednesday on a key aspect of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's extradition to the United ...

27 May 17:11 CNA 5644198862458961197.html
Huawei CFO Meng loses key court argument in fight against extradition to United States

A Canadian judge will rule Wednesday on a key aspect of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's extradition to the United ...

27 May 17:11 CNA 5644198862556394662.html
Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States

Huawei Technologies Co's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to avoid ...

27 May 17:11 CNA 5644198863561196225.html
Iran's Rohani Calls For Stricter Laws On 'Honor Killings' After Beheading Of 13-Year-Old Girl

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

27 May 17:02 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163378053494.html
‘The pilot's testing his eyesight’ - Dublin Airport aims dig at Boris Johnson's advisor Dominic Cummings

Political advisor Dominic Cummings has lost the support of not only the British public, but the Dublin Airport Twitter account.

27 May 17:51 independent 5894610845722544433.html
Twitter tried to correct Trump's falsehoods about vote by mail, but the platform's first fact-check on the president's tweets was itself misleading

The confusing and misleading parts of their fact-check show the difficulty that accompanies social media platforms acting as fact-checkers, too.

27 May 17:14 Business Insider 6060062399618178393.html
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, who has promoted conspiracy theories about mail-in-voting fraud, voted by mail 11 times over the past 10 years

Like his press secretary, Trump also votes by mail in Florida, despite his false claims about fraud.

27 May 17:54 Business Insider 6060062400887786294.html
Hong Kong's autonomy from China gone: Pompeo

China News: The United States on Wednesday revoked Hong Kong's special status under US law, paving the way to strip trading privileges for the financial hub as W

27 May 17:44 The Times of India 6060938663267730935.html
Nepal's proposal to validate new map delayed

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

27 May 17:50 The Times of India 6060938663565067558.html
Assam flood situation worsens; 1 dead, nearly 3 lakh affected in 11 districts

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

27 May 17:33 The Times of India 6060938664559953369.html
Andrew accused in documentary of romping in pool with topless woman

The Duke of York has strenuously denied sex allegations made against him by one of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims

27 May 17:28 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773348080994.html
I would have liked more female representation at press conferences, PM says

The Government has been criticised for the lack of women fronting the briefings – with Priti Patel the only female Cabinet minister to have appeared.

27 May 17:19 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774089984901.html
Mike Ashley fails in bid to trigger investigation into struggling Debenhams

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

27 May 17:58 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774569265270.html
Crash knocks off hydrant

Emergency crews are dealing with a single-vehicle crash on West Kelowna's Boucherie Road where a van knocked off a fire hydrant.

27 May 17:34 Castanet 616068601545082691.html
Glasgow Christmas Eve rapist told 80-year-old woman she was ‘like his granny’ as he faces potential life sentence

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

27 May 17:55 The Scottish Sun 6609127673912616236.html
Mumbai Police's 'gag order' challenged in Bombay High Court

The political scene in Maharashtra is hot after a BJP leaders demanded imposition of the President's rule in the state citing the present government's failure in handling the coronavirus situation

27 May 17:39 Livemint 6614605818917389612.html
Belgium, France arrest dozens over UK migrant truck deaths

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

27 May 17:10 Aljazeera 6642629763122487146.html
Website on colleges launched

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday launched a portal where the government, aided private, private schools and colleges would have to upload information about facilities and the quality

27 May 17:58 The Hindu 6679535024260817124.html
Demand to reintroduce overnight express train

Connectivity between coastal and Mysuru regions lost owing to cancellation, say patrons

27 May 17:41 The Hindu 6679535024291718636.html
Two students from Telangana killed in road accident

‘They were going to Srikakulam from Bhupalpally on a bike’

27 May 17:08 The Hindu 6679535024334554889.html
CPI urges CM to stop coal block privatisation

The Communist Party of India (CPI) has requested Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to prevent the attempts of the Centre to privatise 11 coal blocks of Singareni Collieries, as part of its stimulus

27 May 17:40 The Hindu 6679535024335539855.html
Case registered for spreading false information

The Hassan city police registered a case against a person who allegedly recorded and circulated a video revealing the identity of a COVID-19 patient, accusing her of hiding information about her trave

27 May 17:50 The Hindu 6679535024466848146.html
3-year-old falls into borewell even as mother watches

Incident happens within half an hour after it was dug

27 May 17:37 The Hindu 6679535024490043934.html
Karnataka HC issues SOP for partially resuming courts

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

27 May 17:32 The Hindu 6679535024511805241.html
Assess capacity of COVID-19 helplines: HC to govts.

Court takes notice of video showing man struggling to get help for his mother

27 May 17:59 The Hindu 6679535024594864930.html
Govt. warns schools still not teaching Kannada

Every student studying in State must learn the language: Suresh Kumar

27 May 17:01 The Hindu 6679535024617690662.html
Unorganised workers likely to be brought under special package

‘Govt. largesse has given a boost to the morale of those hit by lockdown’

27 May 17:26 The Hindu 6679535024628802159.html
Gas leak tragedy: one more dies in hospital

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

27 May 17:42 The Hindu 6679535024744398834.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Migrant workers returning to Bihar jump off trains to flee isolation

Most of those returning to Bihar want the government to allow them to isolate themselves at home

27 May 17:37 The Hindu 6679535024777626417.html
NHRC notice to U.P. over man’s death

19-year-old dies of starvation after walking for six days from Ludhiana

27 May 17:49 The Hindu 6679535024898871678.html
Rise in fake posts spreading COVID-based canards: CM

Fake social media posts targeting individuals in the name of having contracted COVID-19 is on the rise, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday.In Alappuzha, a set of miscreants attempted to

27 May 17:30 The Hindu 6679535025057787090.html
Eight injured as rival YSRCP groups clash in Kadapa

Over twenty activists taken into custody

27 May 17:55 The Hindu 6679535025121666528.html
Villagers evacuated as gas leaks from borewell in West Godavari

Tension prevailed at Vemavaram village in Achanta mandal of West Godavari district when gas leaked from a borewell on Wednesday.Repair works were under way at the brorewell when the gas leaked and the

27 May 17:49 The Hindu 6679535025125946972.html
Cong. power point presentation on river water diversion

AICC secretary explains how several districts in TS were likely to go dry

27 May 17:43 The Hindu 6679535025285951722.html
Nehru put India on path of self-reliance: Priyanka Gandhi

Cong. leaders pay tribute to first PM

27 May 17:29 The Hindu 6679535025905841187.html
Rajapaksa’s office responds to report

Responding to the report ‘Sri Lanka will not tolerate targeting of war heroes: Gotabaya Rajapaksa' published on May 20 in The Hindu, the office of the President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, h

27 May 17:41 The Hindu 6679535025957232278.html
Probe into complaints by patients ordered

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

27 May 17:28 The Hindu 6679535025997712344.html
All shops, barring malls, to be open from today

Opening of shops on alternate days has only led to more crowding: govt.

27 May 17:29 The Hindu 6679535026007775908.html
Hong Kong body will play an advisory role: China’s political advisory body

The city’s government will retain enforcement powers, says key Chinese official.

27 May 17:50 The Hindu 6679535026048030805.html
Jogger exposes himself to woman in popular park - she is scared there will be other victims

'I was just in shock and I was scared. It's serious because you don't know what it could lead to'

27 May 17:14 men 6694993427920929723.html
Emily Maitlis’ Newsnight opener on Dominic Cummings breached BBC’s 'impartiality guidelines'

The Newsnight episode began with a discussion on the Dominic Cummings row after his movements during April's lockdown were revealed

27 May 17:17 men 6694993428049508911.html
A young motorcyclist has died in a serious crash on the M62 near Salford

The man, thought to be in his twenties, sadly died at the scene

27 May 17:20 men 6694993429041407047.html
Boris Johnson said 'move on' six times. He only needs to say it to Dominic Cummings once

The Prime Minister treated appearance at the Commons Liaison Committee as a great inconveniece. He was expecting a Zoom pub quiz

27 May 17:36 mirror 675785260624831801.html
Child's body pulled from river close to where missing toddlers last seen holding hands

The body of a child has been recovered from a river in Tulsa in Oklahoma, but has not yet been identified. Fears are growing it may be linked to missing toddlers Miracle and Tony Crook who police believe may have come to harm

27 May 17:25 mirror 675785261540348014.html
BMW set on fire in suspected arson

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

27 May 17:39 East Anglian Daily Times 681138152040122433.html
"Unprecedented move": Russia envoy to OSCE trying to interrupt Ukrainian speech on Crimea

Unfortunately, Ukraine's dialogue with Russia has turned into a monologue, a Ukrainian MP said earlier.

27 May 17:40 UNIAN 6863008971182176041.html
PM Boris grilled on adviser row but won’t budge

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced forensic questions on the conduct of his controversial chief adviser Dominic Cummings from members of the Liaison Committee of the House of Commons on Wednesday.

27 May 17:33 Hindustan Times 696565558520530613.html
Trump, Biden take on each other over the issue of wearing face mask

US President Trump has been refusing to appear in public wearing a face mask even as his country accounts for the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in the world.

27 May 17:45 Hindustan Times 696565559108263826.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

Republicans warned on Wednesday that legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives during the coronavirus pandemic may not become law if lawmakers are allowed to cast votes remotely under a new voting system. A day after filing a federal lawsuit to overturn rules allowing

27 May 17:11 Yahoo 7097669637221443480.html
Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubt

Legislation extending surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt as President Donald Trump threatened a veto and Republican leaders and top liberal Democrats said they would oppose it. House Democratic leaders abruptly adjourned without considering

27 May 17:59 Yahoo 7097669637631555521.html
Court: Mental provider not liable in Florida school shooting

A mental health provider cannot be held liable for the actions of a man accused of a 2018 Florida high school massacre, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. Cruz had multiple mental issues, including a fascination with violence, weapons and death, but was eventually mainstreamed into Marjory Stoneman Douglas

27 May 17:16 Yahoo 7097669637868208383.html
African Development Bank chief hits back over graft accusations

The president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, hit back on Wednesday at accusations of corruption and vowed to continue working. In a press statement, Adesina slammed "unprecedented attempts by some to tarnish my reputation" and declared "I will... continue to

27 May 17:36 Yahoo 7097669637901769636.html
The Republican Lawmakers Calling Out Trump on His Scarborough Murder Insanity

While President Donald Trump’s allies largely stood silent as the president continues to push baseless murder conspiracies against Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough, several Republican lawmakers have sounded off and called out the president for peddling the lies.Over the past several weeks, the president

27 May 17:52 Yahoo 7097669637919957921.html
Donald Trump calls reporter who wore face mask to ask question 'politically correct'

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

27 May 17:59 Yahoo 7097669638210210361.html
Spain falls silent at start of 10-day mourning for COVID-19 victims

27,000 people have died as a result of the pandemic.

27 May 17:07 euronews 7318238121325567129.html
New documentary tells the story of Ireland's pro-choice abortion referendum campaign

The 8th documentary charts the grassroots activism that led to 67% of the Republic of Ireland voting to repeal the Eight Amendment of Ireland's Consitution two years ago. A new documentary, The 8th, will premiere online from May 28th at the Hot Docs Film Festival. The documentary...

27 May 17:25 IrishCentral 7319968744094763587.html
Andrew accused in documentary of romping in pool with topless woman

The Duke of York has strenuously denied sex allegations made against him by one of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims

27 May 17:26 Express & Star 7324224458812677474.html
Author and anchor Emily Maitlis has become Newsnight’s most recognisable face

She has served as a political editor and presenter on the BBC programme.

27 May 17:17 Express & Star 7324224459013370461.html
I would have liked more female representation at press conferences, PM says

The Government has been criticised for the lack of women fronting the briefings – with Priti Patel the only female Cabinet minister to have appeared.

27 May 17:18 Express & Star 7324224459554581381.html
Coronavirus has ‘undeniably’ diverted attention from Brexit – senior official

Andrew McCormick, Stormont’s Director General of International Relations, said preparedness on EU exit needs to be ‘dealt with urgently’.

27 May 17:02 Express & Star 7324224459891658756.html
Mike Ashley fails in bid to trigger investigation into struggling Debenhams

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

27 May 17:57 Express & Star 7324224460033861750.html
Lisa Boothe: Dems want to shut down Trump's 'unfiltered access' to voters on Twitter

Democrats want President Trump's enormous and "unfiltered" Twitter access shut down because it has been an extremely effective campaign tool for him over the past four years, Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe asserted Wednesday.

27 May 17:32 Fox News 7362823819624646302.html
Man caught with over $138,000 in cash at Logan Airport after missing his flight

Missing a flight is never fun, but for one traveler, it was an incredibly expensive mistake.

27 May 17:15 Fox News 7362823819640926637.html
Biden says officers must be held ‘fully accountable’ in George Floyd’s death

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday insisted that the police officers involved in the case of a black man in Minnesota who died after being pinned to the ground with a knee to his throat need to be held “fully accountable.”

27 May 17:11 Fox News 7362823819648643342.html
CNN’s Dana Bash ridiculed for Joe Biden interview: 'So much for journalism'

 CNN’s Dana Bash sat down with presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday in an interview that has been condemned by critics on both sides of the aisle. 

27 May 17:58 Fox News 7362823819803814904.html
Memorial Day weekend crowds, rain-soaked Missouri river results in 23 rescues, 1 drowning death

The city of Noel Fire Department said on Facebook that a total of 23 river rescues were made over the three-day weekend, including 21 on Saturday alone. 

27 May 17:11 Fox News 7362823820423967764.html
Sunny Hostin says Amy Klobuchar as VP is a 'nonstarter' for black community

"The View" co-host Sunny Hostin indicated on Wednesday that choosing Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., as his running mate wouldn't help former Vice President Joe Biden with African Americans.

27 May 17:35 Fox News 7362823821347081778.html
Lucy Gray's Fate In 'The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes' Is Foreshadowed By A Song

Warning, spoilers for The Ballad Of Songbirds and Snakes ahead. Readers should have been prepared for an ambiguous ending for protagonist Lucy Gray in the Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad Of Songbirds and Snakes. From the moment we learned she was…

27 May 17:09 Bustle 7391390688363503208.html
Water safety stressed after rescues off west Cork

The Irish Coast Guard has issued a warning about water safety, following two separate incidents in west Cork this afternoon in which six people were swept out to sea.

27 May 17:25 RTE.ie 7595237278485245754.html
Ryan "not obsessed" with leadership amid Green Party challenge

Eamon Ryan has said he will be happy to work with Catherine Martin if she takes his leadership of...

27 May 17:31 Newstalk 7635722257658903701.html
Steve Bannon wins case to set up political academy in Italy

ROME – Steve Bannon, the former adviser to US President Donald Trump, has won the latest phase of a legal battle with Italy’s culture ministry to set up a right-wing Catholic political

27 May 17:47 New York Post 7654946767603959127.html
New Jersey judge who told rape victim to ‘close your legs’ loses job

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

27 May 17:56 New York Post 7654946767734110905.html
Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets to disperse protests over security bill

Hong Kong police fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters in the heart of the global financial center on Wednesday and arrested about 240 people as national security legislation proposed by Beijing revived anti-government demonstrations.

27 May 17:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601102746181692.html
Steve Bannon wins battle to set up Italy political academy

A regional court ruled for the Dignitatis Humanae Institute think-tank, which Bannon backs, against a previous decision that blocked the school starting up in an 800-year-old monastery south of Rome.

27 May 17:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601102766565231.html
CPPCC holds closing meeting of annual session, receives 5,488 proposals from advisors

The closing meeting of the third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, was held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday, after completing all the items on its agenda.

27 May 17:32 Global Times 7829414519860578009.html
China praises Russian FM comments slamming US over interference in HK

China totally agrees with and speaks highly of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's comments that Hong Kong affairs are China's domestic issue, and the US response to the proposed national security law on Hong Kong exposes its sense of superiority, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a press conference on Wednesday.

27 May 17:44 Global Times 7829414519926952433.html
Trump offers to mediate India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 17:07 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363073866883.html
Watch: Toddler tries to wake dead mother in Bihar's Muzaffarpur railway station

The incident occurred on May 25 (Monday) at Bihar’s Muzaffarpur railway station

27 May 17:31 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363796478464.html
Mayor Calls for Criminal Case Against Cop Who Kneeled on George Floyd’s Neck; All Officers Involved Identified

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

27 May 17:11 Law & Crime 7990899036995814812.html
Two women arrested in N.B. after 53 firearms, large quantity of drugs seized

Two women have been arrested in New Brunswick after police seized dozens of firearms and drugs in connection with an ongoing investigation.

27 May 17:34 Atlantic 8060955782720586984.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies after Twitter warning

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after Twitter Inc for the first time added a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims.

27 May 17:10 Bdnews24 8119004129587386510.html
Man denies contempt of court order to vacate repossessed house

Proceedings by Start Mortgages against Patrick Ryan are adjourned to next month

27 May 17:51 The Irish Times 8204772968748795398.html
U.S. won't certify Hong Kong's autonomy from China, jeopardizing trade status

May 27 (UPI) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he has officially notified Congress that Hong Kong is in effect no longer autonomous from mainland China.

27 May 17:16 UPI 8257973865750506548.html
Police want to trace this man after bag snatch at Yardley bus stop

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

27 May 17:14 birminghammail 8288260686128372850.html
The man who filmed his encounter with a woman in Central Park says her actions were ‘definitely racist,’ but he’s asking people to stop making death threats against her

Christian Cooper, who filmed a video of a white woman calling the police on him in New York’s Central Park over Memorial Day Weekend, told CNN that her actions were “definitely racist,” but he wants people to stop making death threats against her.

27 May 17:58 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882071219157.html
Ireland may decide next week to speed up reopening plan

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland may next week speed up the reopening of its economy if coronavirus infections remain low, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday, though its chief medical officer said he was likely to advise against any such move.

27 May 17:56 Reuters 8334514179795890599.html
Saudi-led coalition says it downs Houthi drones launched at Najran

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen said its forces intercepted and downed drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the Saudi border city of Najran on Wednesday in the first such incident since late March.

27 May 17:41 Reuters 8334514180034600854.html
France says resumed Brexit talks going badly

PARIS (Reuters) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday that Brexit talks, which have resumed following an interruption caused by the coronavirus crisis, were not going well.

27 May 17:07 Reuters 8334514180192352017.html
Zimbabwe's coronavirus cases double in a day to 132: government

HARARE (Reuters) - The number of coronavirus cases in Zimbabwe has more than doubled to 132 over the past 24 hours, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

27 May 17:24 Reuters 8334514180514232481.html
40 villagers killed in massacre in northeast Congo

Suspected Islamist militants have killed at least 40 people in northeastern Congo, a rights group said on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks against civilians in the mountainous jungles near the Ugandan border. Fighters from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) group, which was driven out of Uganda in…

27 May 17:41 Japan Today 8582716285382647014.html
Covid-19: Kent RO withdraws ad against house helps kneading dough, issues apology

The healthcare products company had claimed that their machine should be used to knead dough as ‘her hands may be infected’.

27 May 17:29 Scroll.in 8669301692815684388.html
People fined for not wearing masks in Pulwama

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27 May 17:23 Rising Kashmir 9025326238079652955.html
Orphaned bear cubs coming to Bearizona, brand new enclosure planned

Bearizona is welcoming three orphaned bear cubs from Montana into its family.

27 May 17:22 ABC15 Arizona 911680909777005424.html
Mohave County reports first COVID-19 case in jail system

Mohave County officials say they have confirmed the first known case of coronavirus within the county's detention center system.

27 May 17:52 ABC15 Arizona 911680911550920105.html
Edmonds man, 22, dies after falling from Little Mount Si climbing area near North Bend

The man was in a designated climbing area with a friend when he slipped and fell, landing on one of the trails below, said a sheriff's spokesman.

27 May 17:07 The Seattle Times 9121942836703801443.html
Turtle smashes through car windshield and nearly decapitates passenger

'If that glass wasn't as thick as it was and I didn't slow down the way I did when I saw the object coming, it would have been disastrous,'

27 May 17:57 Metro 970161747672700338.html
Newsnight's Cummings coverage broke impartiality rules, BBC says

The broadcaster said that staff had been ‘reminded' of the corporation's impartiality rules.

27 May 17:14 The Irish News 993066121279083.html
Stormont must ask British government for Brexit extension, says Nichola Mallon

The Stormont executive must ask the British Government to extend the Brexit transition period, a minister has said.

27 May 17:35 The Irish News 993066973873551.html
CNN Is Picking Ratings Over Ethics

Instead of pressing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for answers, the cable network had his younger sibling ask him questions.

27 May 18:59 The Atlantic 100708436655133750.html
J&K Govt Extends Ban On High Speed Internet Till June 17

Ignoring the calls for resumption of 4G internet services in the UT over coronavirus pandemic, the JK Govt on Wednesday extended ban on high speed internet till June 17

27 May 18:06 Kashmir Observer 1268422869610421341.html
Pending Class 10, 12 Board exams: Students who moved to a different place can appear there, says HRD Minister

Pending Class 10 & 12 Board exams: The CBSE will issue a notification to clear out the modalities for registration for such requests, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said.

27 May 18:50 The Financial Express 1288289580373363433.html
Jhansi on alert against locusts, fire brigade ready to spray insecticide

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

27 May 18:14 The Financial Express 1288289580542416994.html
China, India should not let differences shadow overall ties: Chinese envoy

Without referring to the military standoff, Sun said both the sides should resolve their differences through communication and adhere to the basic premise that they pose no threat to each other.

27 May 18:42 The Financial Express 1288289580888183518.html
What do Donald Trump and ultra-conservative Pakistani imams have in common?

Authors: James M. Dorsey and Tehmina Qureshi* US President Donald J. Trump and ultra-conservative Pakistani religious scholars may have more in common than either would want to admit: a belief that congregation is an essential pillar of prayer irrespective of public health concerns. Mr. Trump, however, may wish that he had the kind of less […]

27 May 15:00 Modern Diplomacy 4563921197910690163.html
Coalition against IS to meet virtually amid virus

Foreign ministers from nations fighting the Islamic State group will meet virtually next week to coordinate action as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts operations, the United States announced Wednesday.

27 May 15:50 Digital Journal 4566489171821185580.html
Opposition set to win Suriname election: preliminary results

Suriname's main opposition party is poised to win the country's general election, preliminary results showed Wednesday, an outcome likely to end the long-time rule of President Desi Bouterse, who was convicted months earlier of ordering the murder of p...

27 May 15:30 Digital Journal 4566489172453471030.html
DOJ: Barr would ask for Trump veto on FISA bill as it stands now

Attorney General William Barr would recommend a presidential veto of a bill that focuses on extending three expired surveillance tools the FBI uses to pursue terrorists and spies, the Justice Department said Wednesday.

27 May 15:25 Washington Examiner 4625792332124579457.html
Chinese foreign minister says situation along India-China LOC 'overall stable and controllable'; claims Beijing's stand on border issue is 'clear, consistent'

China on Wednesday said that the situation at the border with India is "overall stable and controllable," and both the countries have proper mechanisms

27 May 15:41 Greater Kashmir 4662909091843757773.html
South Korea sees biggest jump in virus cases in seven weeks

South Korea reported its biggest jump in coronavirus infections in seven weeks on Wednesday, driven by a fresh cluster at an e-commerce warehouse on Seoul's outskirts, as millions more pupils went back to school.

27 May 15:30 manilastandard.net 4715274785658095929.html
US ready to mediate Indo-Chinese border dispute: Donald Trump

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

27 May 15:12 The New Indian Express 4718288653339800546.html
US ready to mediate in Indo-Chinese border dispute: Donald Trump

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

27 May 15:12 The New Indian Express 4718288654126260675.html
ICC chairman Shashank Manohar to step down at end of term this year

The ICC is set to discuss the process to elect its new chief at its board meeting on Thursday with media reports saying that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief Colin Graves is favourite to fill the post.

27 May 15:18 FirstCricket 4760741712687975410.html
Karnataka Likely To Open Religious Places From 1 June, Has Sought Centre’s Nod

Religious sites have been shut across the country since 24 March with the announcement of lockdown.

27 May 15:45 Swarajya 4977622830223523737.html
20 Lawyers Claim "Apparent Indifference" By Supreme Court To Migrant Crisis

A day before the Supreme Court took suo motu cognisance of the "unfortunate and miserable" plight of migrant labourers, twenty prominent lawyers from Delhi and Mumbai had written a critical letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde and other judges saying the top court's "apparent indifference" to the humanitarian crisis.

27 May 15:00 NDTV.com