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Derek Chauvin: Who Is The Police Officer Seen Kneeling On George Floyd’s Neck?

Derek Chauvin is the Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer depicted in the media kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, who eventually died of his injury. In the videos of the incident, which has ...

27 May 20:49 The Inquisitr 1745625231820147458.html
Johnson rules out inquiry into lockdown breaches by Cummings

Number of Conservative MPs calling publicly for PM’s chief adviser to be sacked reaches 44

27 May 20:18 The Irish Times 8204772967522862298.html
Telangana government undecided on opening of hotels

The Telangana government is still undecided on whether or not to permit opening of restaurants in the State though the hoteliers say that they would ensure social distancing norms

27 May 20:28 The Hans India 817019414032536395.html
Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

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

27 May 20:20 ABC15 Arizona 911680909871221552.html
China's planned military exercise in South China Sea worries neighbors

May 27 (UPI) -- China's two aircraft carriers will be deployed in August near Taiwanese waters for military exercises, according to reports.

27 May 20:12 UPI 8257973865739571758.html
Hong Kong 'no longer autonomous from China' - Pompeo

The US secretary of state says the territory no longer merits special treatment under US laws.

27 May 20:34 Yahoo 7097669638994873294.html
Voice of the Mirror: Arrogant Boris' stance on lockdown flouting aide is deplorable

The Prime Minister has decided to stand by his man regardless of public anger and calls from his own MPs for the rule breaker to go

27 May 20:59 mirror 675785260954468891.html
Mamata slams Railways, its ‘politics’ of sending Shramik trains without informing state govt

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee alleged that the Railways on its own was sending 36 Shramik trains from Maharashtra, and her government had not been informed about it.

27 May 20:19 The Indian Express 2885715103915214235.html
Children Day: Senator Uba Sani sends powerful message to Nigerian children

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central, Senator Uba Sani, has said that Nigerian children are the pride of every nation in whom the hope for continuity lies.

27 May 20:37 Legit 3764253650562358928.html
Ivanka Trump wears face mask at delayed Nasa SpaceX launch after president mocked it as 'politically correct'

Ivanka Trump wore a facemask to the Nasa launch on Thursday a day after her father, Donald Trump, mocked the practice as being "politically correct". Ms Trump and her children wore the patterned

27 May 20:33 The Independent 2511519172445721983.html
BREAKING: We are working on guidelines for reopening of schools in Nigeria – Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha, the secretary to the Government of the Federation, has on Wednesday said guidelines for the reopening of schools in Nigeriawill eb shared by Federal Government soon. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19,

27 May 20:43 LailasNews.com 2090029850055743980.html
PDP lashes Pantami, Dabiri-Erewa over face-off - The Nation Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday took a swipe at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) under President Muhammadu Buhari...

27 May 20:00 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901070266288.html
Proposed Chinese agency in Hong Kong for intel, not enforcement: Adviser

A proposed security law could allow Chinese mainland authorities to set up shop in Hong Kong, but their powers would likely be restricted to ...

27 May 20:09 CNA 5644198863918965927.html
Emily Maitlis misses Newsnight after BBC criticises Cummings row coverage

Katie Razzall took the broadcaster’s place.

27 May 20:43 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774000701582.html
Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

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

27 May 20:20 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202054036272.html
Emily Maitlis misses Newsnight after BBC criticises Cummings row coverage

Katie Razzall took the broadcaster’s place.

27 May 20:43 Express & Star 7324224459465298062.html
SC asks for Centre’s response on plea for timely disposal of mercy petitions

Bench directs MHA to fix a time limit for placing such pleas before President

27 May 20:34 The Hindu 6679535025663200920.html
Officer who put knee on black man’s neck ‘should be charged over death’

The mayor of Minneapolis says he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged over the death of George Floyd.

27 May 20:13 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774325144801.html
French court rejects release of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga

After two decades on the run, a Rwandan suspect in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis has appeared in front of a French court. Felicien Kabuga says all the charges he faces are lies. Meanwhile in C…

27 May 20:01 France 24 5635134570395029502.html
Diplomats adopt ingenious methods to get to designated workplaces

Many diplomats designated to new roles and stations utilized flights operated for repatriation to reach workplaces

27 May 20:07 Livemint 6614605818218963151.html
Trump expects 'full report' on death of George Floyd

President Trump on Wednesday described the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody as a “very sad event” and said he expects a “full report” when he returns to Washington. 

27 May 20:38 TheHill 355432917909419883.html
More than 900 Indonesians, including 47 nurses, test positive for COVID-19 abroad

The Foreign Ministry revealed on Wednesday that 47 Indonesian nurses working overseas have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of Indonesians infected abroad to 928.

27 May 20:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103747409689.html
It only took two hours for Trump's administration to contradict his threat to shut down Twitter

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

27 May 20:13 Yahoo 7097669637171030911.html
Nizamuddin Markaz: SC asks PCI on action against ‘communalisation’ by media

In a separate matter, the top court also asked the Centre to respond to a plea seeking a probe into the circumstances leading to the holding of the Tablighi Jamaat convention in Nizamuddin in the national capital in March this year.

27 May 20:54 The Indian Express 2885715105045323726.html
Nine charged with destroying woman’s house

The young men beat a man after a row and when Mary Mwiti warned them, they raided her home.

27 May 20:03 Daily Nation 7421817124997116452.html
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
Received 1,337 Trains Carrying Migrants From Various States: UP Government

Gorakhpur has become the first district in the country to receive more than 200 trains, by which over 2 lakh migrant workers have returned, amid the ongoing COVID-19 induced lockdown.

27 May 20:54 NDTV.com 5090057680625414048.html
As Trump rails against mail-in voting, his campaign tries to make it easier for Pennsylvania supporters

"We have an obligation to our voters to inform them of what the law is in their state and what their options are," the campaign said.

27 May 20:38 Yahoo 7097669637574998981.html
Fire kills five patients at United Hospital, three of them COVID-19 positive

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

27 May 20:56 Bdnews24 8119004129452311779.html
Suriname election: Preliminary results show opposition winning

Suriname's main opposition party is poised to win the country's general election, preliminary results showed on Wednesday, an outcome likely to end the longtime rule of President Desi Bouterse, who was convicted months earlier of ordering the murder of political opponents.

27 May 20:28 Aljazeera 6642629763837326999.html
Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

27 May 20:30 The Independent 5308065343204794184.html
U.N. warns of possible war crimes in northeastern Congo

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Widespread and systematic killings, beheadings, rape and other barbaric acts by militia mostly from the ethnic Lendu community in northeastern Congo may constitute crimes against humanity and war crimes, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

27 May 20:14 Reuters 8334514181131948209.html
21 people tested positive in Pulwama

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

27 May 20:13 Rising Kashmir 9025326237317114052.html
Zambian health minister tests positive for Covid-19

He becomes the minister to come out publicly.

27 May 20:04 Daily Nation 7421817125276524469.html
Paul Cairns death: Second suspect charged after man killed in alleged Ayrshire shooting

A SECOND suspect has been charged in connection with the death of a man who died in an alleged Ayrshire shooting. Cops confirmed that a 50-year-old has now been nicked after Paul Cairns, 42, lost h…

27 May 20:26 The Scottish Sun 6609127672820794893.html
Ravi Shankar Prasad says Centre, states doing their best, targets Rahul Gandhi

Targeting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Prasad said his recent public statements were “utterly irresponsible”. He alleged that Rahul “was trying to weaken the resolve”of the country to fight against the pandemic and that his criticism was “based upon falsehood”.

27 May 20:44 The Indian Express 2885715104920923879.html
Misbehaviour complaint against SI in Bhupalpally dist

In a development which exposes citizen’s friendly policing claims of the Telangana Police Department, a complaint has been lodged against the Sub-Inspector of Police of Mahadevpur Police Station

27 May 20:12 The Hans India 817019414412800117.html
Jumwa, Chris Wamalwa to be removed from posts

Kiminini MP to be sacked as deputy minority whip.

27 May 20:03 Daily Nation 7421817124681887464.html
China is trying its best to protect Hong Kong from instability – The Global Times

The war of words and Chinese propaganda is heating up between the US and China. The Global Times reports that the US has "hidden key information and f

27 May 20:50 FXStreet 4480975640132409391.html
Trump's firing of watchdogs must be checked

Senate Republicans should join with House Democrats in holding hearings that probe why the President fired four inspectors-general over the past two months.

27 May 20:25 Australian Financial Review 3974284487472356328.html
Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces says it has located the remains of some of the military members who died last month when the helicopter they were in crashed in the Mediterranean.

27 May 20:44 KitchenerToday.com 52741009294168879.html
Health ministry has criminals – Kagwe

“Like a marketplace, there are a few mad cases here," the CS said.

27 May 20:46 Daily Nation 7421817124949224461.html
Teen who crashed stolen car into three parked cars and telegraph pole handed five-month custodial sentence

A teenager who crashed a stolen car into three parked cars and a telegraph pole has been handed a five-month custodial sentence and banned from driving for two years.

27 May 20:27 The Irish News 993066103876146.html
Nineteen more coronavirus-related deaths across Ireland

NINETEEN more coronavirus-related deaths were recorded on the island of Ireland, following "milestone" days earlier this week that saw no new fatalities.

27 May 20:11 The Irish News 993066351083636.html
'Move on' says British PM, as row over adviser Cummings persists

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a “very, very frustrating episode” when his closest adviser provoked outrage for taking a long-distance drive during the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 20:28 Reuters 8334514179707014922.html
KT McFarland: Russia hoax – Obama team's shocking abuse of power. Here's what we know so far

The entire Russian investigation was a sham, and Obama administration officials knew it from the get-go.

27 May 20:21 Fox News 7362823821326755775.html
Why The Mumbai Police Order Under Section 144 CRPC Is Problematic

A scrutiny of the order suggests that it suffers from serious legal and constitutional infirmities.

27 May 20:15 Swarajya 4977622828697113911.html
Maniac driver who killed Scots gran, 70, hopes jail term gives family justice for their loss

A MANIAC driver who killed a gran of 70 in a head-on smash said he hopes his jail term will give her family justice. Damian Gulczynski, 27, wept and expressed his remorse as he was caged for 45 mon…

27 May 20:07 The Scottish Sun 6609127673208095725.html
Motorsport UK aims to get back on track from July 4

LONDON: The governing body for motorsport in Britain aims to resume racing activities without spectators from July 4, it said on Wednesday. ...

27 May 20:15 CNA 5644198864083690834.html
Rivers warns hotel owner against blackmailing Wike

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

27 May 20:15 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900420078577.html
Buhari approves funding for first phase of Siemens power deal

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of funds for the first phase of the Siemens electricity deal. In 2019, the president had signed a power project deal with Siemens

27 May 20:48 TheCable 7513571675383939123.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 20:34 ABC15 Arizona 911680909678530772.html
US to Pull Hong Kong’s Special Status as China Tightens Grip

No longer considering the territory autonomous from China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that the United States will work toward stripping Hong Kong of special diplomatic status.

27 May 20:09 Courthouse News Service 1799505149572563208.html
Trudeau defends suspending regular House sittings, downplays chance of snap election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending the decision to suspend all regular sittings of the House of Commons until September, with the special all-party COVID-19 committee acting as a stand-in over the next few weeks, and then four special House sittings over the summer.

27 May 20:28 CTVNews 2422791597452443762.html
The police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck has been involved in shootings and was the subject of 10 different complaints, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The former Minneapolis police officer has been involved in deaths, three police shootings, and was the subject of 10 internal reviews.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 20:50 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755663335576.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media platforms

The spat began when Twitter labelled two of the US president's tweets as

27 May 20:20 The Asian Age 2126266545397470350.html
ESIC Hospital in Kandivali to become 300-bed dedicated COVID-19 facility

Kandivali’s ESIC Hospital is all set to be converted into a dedicated COVID-19 facility with 300 beds. In a circular issued by the management on Wednesday, the employees were informed about this decis

27 May 20:52 The Hindu 6679535026218122295.html
Karnataka HC seeks Centre’s assurance on Shramik trains after May 31

The court has also sought details of arrangement being made to provide food to migrants on their long train journeys to homes in north India.

27 May 20:08 The Indian Express 2885715103779149562.html
US Ends Sanction Waivers For Nations In Iran Nuclear Deal

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

27 May 20:38 NDTV.com 5090057682454767538.html
Netanyahu writes letter in Torah in memory of Amit Ben Yigal - Inside Israel

Prime Minister visits family of soldier who was killed in a block-throwing attack two weeks ago.

27 May 20:51 Israel National News 5374683670679985507.html
Army Chief General MM Naravane, commanders review security situation in Ladakh, Kashmir

The presentation, sources said, included not just the situation in Ladakh, but also operational challenges in other parts of the country including Kashmir.

27 May 20:39 The Indian Express 2885715105306945313.html
Edo 2020: Nobody can stop my re-election – Obaseki

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared no one would stop him from being reelected.He spoke ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) June 22

27 May 20:10 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901663698979.html
Trump threatens to regulate or shut down social media companies

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday (May 27) threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after ...

27 May 20:15 CNA 5644198862598590699.html
COVID-19: Mizoram Governor opens Raj Bhavan doors for stranded teachers

Breaking the protocols to help people in distress is fine, believes Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai. This belief prompted the Governor to open the doors of Raj Bhavan for four teachers, who

27 May 20:15 Deccan Herald 2027555795947008661.html
Gantz cuts off meeting with Netanyahu over Regev's comments - Inside Israel

Likud officials respond to minister's criticism of alternate prime minister. 'The campaign is over.  It is time for unity.'

27 May 20:04 Israel National News 5374683669586029827.html
'Squirming' Boris Johnson accused of 'ducking straight answers' to protect Cummings

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was told by MP Yvette Cooper he was 'ducking' talking about Dominic Cummings' lockdown breach 'because he is trying to protect him'

27 May 20:57 mirror 675785261804266762.html
Officer who put knee on black man’s neck ‘should be charged over death’

The mayor of Minneapolis says he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged over the death of George Floyd.

27 May 20:12 Express & Star 7324224459789741281.html
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far

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

27 May 20:33 interest.co.nz 6454226277319910987.html
House Dems adjourn without FISA vote after Trump announces veto threat

The House of Representatives adjourned late Wednesday without voting on whether to reauthorize advanced surveillance tools used by law enforcement -- a measure that had wide bipartisan support back in March, but which has drawn sudden GOP opposition amid news of apparent FBI misconduct.

27 May 20:52 Fox News 7362823820737077013.html
Emily Maitlis misses Newsnight after BBC criticises Cummings row coverage

Katie Razzall took the broadcaster’s place.

27 May 20:42 Shropshire Star 3480199991919120526.html
Unity is a Good Thing, but Unity in Subjection?

Naked coercion, as India was experiencing, is an expensive affair for the rulers. Even for them it is a painful and nerve-shaking ordeal, and they know well that ultimately it weakens their foundations. It exposes continually the real character of their rule, both to the people coerced and the world at large.

27 May 20:20 The Citizen 9122973066662781750.html
1,529 frontline BMC workers infected, 25 dead

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

27 May 20:47 The Indian Express 2885715105279561843.html
States Sue to Block Trump From Weakening Fuel Economy Rules

At stake in the lawsuit is the single biggest effort by the United States to fight the climate crisis.

27 May 20:23 NY Times 1961078289094829263.html
Canadian military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

The Canadian Armed Forces says it has located the remains of some of the military members who died last month when the helicopter they were in crashed in the Mediterranean.

27 May 20:50 CTVNews 2422791598957760340.html
Creating health infrastructure in slums crucial in rebuilding Mumbai: Awhad

Minister asks BDA to share list of concessions required for facilitating redevelopment

27 May 20:09 The Hindu 6679535024361960730.html
Why schools cannot reopen yet, by FG - The Nation Nigeria

Schools cannot reopen yet despite agitation in some quarters to that effect, the Federal Government has declared.It said schools cannot reopen

27 May 20:04 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900149292335.html
COVID-19: FG considers dividing schools into morning, afternoon classes

The federal government says it is considering the reopening of schools across the country.

27 May 20:15 TheCable 7513571675123743904.html
UT looks to hold commencement in fall

The University of Tennessee announced they would not be holding in-person commencement ceremonies in August, but would instead look to the possibility in the fall and spring of 2021

27 May 20:01 WVLT 4089046911003179758.html
Suspect in Tecra Muigai's death freed on bond

Omar Lali was freed on Sh 300,000 bond and two sureties.

27 May 20:41 Daily Nation 7421817124109290055.html
Officer who put knee on black man’s neck ‘should be charged over death’

The mayor of Minneapolis says he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged over the death of George Floyd.

27 May 20:12 Shropshire Star 3480199992243563745.html
Mask as Symbol

Conventional wisdom and the balance of the public health community seems to have come round decisively in favor of masks...

27 May 20:12 Talking Points Memo 4598529366559263027.html
Iran records 56 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours - The Nation

Iran on Wednesday confirmed 56 additional fatalities from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide death toll to 7,564....

27 May 20:39 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900786728738.html
Post-Covid Privatisation Will Push Labour Into a Deathtrap

Metaphorically the heart (hruday) represents human goodwill and helping nature toward the helpless and needy, whereas atma (soul) represents the non physical self which is disconnected from physical suffering. One can only take care of one’s own atma and never the atma of others.

27 May 20:20 The Citizen 9122973067620461396.html
The Dutch PM Did Not Visit His Dying Mother to Obey Lockdown Restrictions

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to visit his mother in the weeks leading up to her death due to coronavirus restrictions, but he did stay with her on her final night, his spokesman told CNN Tuesday. Rutte announced Monday that his mother, 96-year-old Mieke Rutte-Dilling, had passed away on May 13.

27 May 20:37 novinite.com 4235039570085408126.html
'Move on' - British PM tries to draw line under adviser row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage and scorn for taking a long-distance drive during the coronavirus lockdown. Dominic Cummings has refused to quit after it was revealed that he…

27 May 20:27 Japan Today 8582716286512939392.html
Edo 2020: Obaseki faces tough challenge as Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC consensus candidate

Ize-Iyamu a former Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG), emerged on the night of Tuesday, May 26, in Abuja through a consensus arrangement by the party.

27 May 20:37 Legit 3764253649736383908.html
Mayor of Minneapolis Calls for Arrest of Officer Involved in George Floyd Death

The death of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis who was filmed while a police officer kneeled on his neck and who died shortly afterward, has led to mass protests...

27 May 20:57 Sputniknews 967333867689565557.html
Guinea admits 30 died in post-election violence in March

Guinea has for the first time admitted that 30 people died in days of violence following a constitutional referendum. - Foreign

27 May 20:54 Vanguard News 4125100339310378799.html
Officer who put knee on black man’s neck ‘should be charged over death’

The mayor of Minneapolis says he believes officer Derek Chauvin should be charged over the death of George Floyd.

27 May 20:11 Irishexaminer 8196011179616540214.html
NRM SG Lumumba tasks polls body on 2021 elections

Lumumba says the commission should engage scientists to advise accordingly on the threat of Coronavirus to devise means of conducting the elections.

27 May 20:42 New Vision 9103146373308008477.html
Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 20:38 The Asian Age 2126266545807029036.html
Indonesia to receive first delivery of COVID-19 ventilators from US in June

The donation of the ventilators is the result of a previous call between President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and President Donald Trump in April, during which the two leaders agreed to build cooperation to tackle the COVID-19 crisis in their respective countries, including finding ways to overcome shortages of medical equipment.

27 May 20:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601103668206204.html
Man beaten with bat at flat in Newtownabbey

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

27 May 20:26 The Irish News 993066948600045.html
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
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special US treatment

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China has undermined Hong Kong's autonomy as the US considers ending favourable tariffs in a blow to its status as a financial hub.

27 May 20:55 Australian Financial Review 3974284488103771589.html
'Absolutely no legal authority': Trump's threats to shut down Twitter are 'totally asinine' and reek of censorship, according to legal experts, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

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

27 May 20:37 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756761080081.html
Minneapolis mayor calls for white police officer to be charged in black man's death

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man who later died at a hospital. The officer along with three others involved in the apprehension of George…

27 May 20:00 Japan Today 8582716287243041165.html
Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

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

27 May 20:30 Breitbart 3148363492230763991.html
Minneapolis mayor calls for white police officer to be charged in black man’s death

May 27 (Reuters) - Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man who later died at a hospital.

27 May 20:00 Daily Maverick 2373996788354821273.html
Knut, Uasu want schools to remain shut until September

The two unions want the national exams be postponed to 2021.

27 May 20:16 Daily Nation 7421817125014383012.html
The police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck has been involved in shootings and was the subject of 10 different complaints

Two of the officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd both have a history of violent incidents.

27 May 20:50 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882247766168.html
Bihar Paid Rs 1 Crore To Bring Back Stranded Students From Kota: Sushil Modi

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday said that the state government had paid Rs 1 crore for arranging 17 trains for the return of students belonging to state who were stranded in Kota.

27 May 20:13 NDTV.com 5090057681120173188.html
Poll slump hits UK’s Johnson in wake of Cummings scandal

LONDON, May 27 — Support for Boris Johnson has slumped by the sharpest fall for a Conservative party leader in a decade following the Dominic Cummings scandal, according to an opinion poll published today. As the prime minister prepares to be quizzed by senior MPs later today over his...

27 May 08:35 Malaymail 302165934508570190.html
The Untold Story of the ‘Daring’ WW1 German Ship That Became a Word in Tamil!

Chennai: The Tamil word Emden originates from a German World War One Ship Called the SMS Emden which bombarded the city in 1914.

27 May 08:30 The Better India 450426084385390359.html
After surviving COVID-19, grandmother, 71, killed while protecting granddaughter from attack

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

27 May 08:30 Face2Face Africa 5878198131340860102.html
Pentagon's deputy inspector general resigns; latest in watchdog role to depart

The Defense Department's deputy inspector general resigned on Tuesday, more than a month after President Donald Trump removed him as the Pentagon's acting inspector general, becoming the latest official in a federal oversight role to depart.

27 May 08:45 The Jakarta Post 7678601102894074675.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
'We know businesses are hurting': Qld Tourism Minister

Queensland Tourism Minister Kate Jones says it is a delicate balance between health and the economy when dealing with the coronavirus.

27 May 08:13 Australian Financial Review 3974284488177465873.html
India’s Top Army Commanders Meet in the Wake of Ongoing Standoff with China

New Delhi (Sputnik): India and China have reinforced troops along their shared border amid a standoff between the armies which has lasted several weeks. The face-off...

27 May 08:25 Sputniknews 967333867530276080.html
Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

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

27 May 08:31 Malaymail 302165934740045033.html
285 Kenyans Killed In Floods, More Than 800,000 Others Affected – CS Wamalwa

Floods have so far claimed 285 lives, Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa announced on Wednesday.Addressing the media, the CS also noted that the number of people affected has risen to reach 810,655.

27 May 08:10 KahawaTungu 3304128543131865794.html
Foundation stone laid for DPIN

Foundation stone for Development of Pilgrimage Infrustructure in Nagaland (DPIN) was laid under PRASAD Scheme at Molungkimong village on May 16 by advisor of Tourism, Art and Culture, Khehovi Yepthomi along with minister for Higher Education, Technical Education and Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along.

27 May 08:21 Nagalandpost 3019528212915943229.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
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
No masking it: Biden eyes stark contrast with Trump over virus

Joe Biden squared off with Donald Trump on Tuesday over the wearing of masks one day after the White House challenger emerged from coronavirus-imposed lockdown donning one while the president attended two events bare-faced.

27 May 08:30 The Guardian 7580308505673295729.html
Travel group says Australia-New Zealand bubble could open in September

A travel industry group working to establish a 'Trans-Tasman bubble' says it will present a plan to both governments early next month and eyes flights resuming as early as September.

27 May 08:08 The Age 7967730561455616188.html
Delhi records hottest May day since 2002, Churu sizzles at 50 degrees Celsius; Heavy rain alert for Assam, Meghalaya

Delhi recorded its hottest day in 18 years as the mercury touched 46 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Most parts of north India are reeling under sweltering heatwave.

27 May 08:56 The Financial Express 1288289581484135758.html
Quebec plan to review status for asylum seekers working in care homes questioned

Quebec Premier Francois Legault's promise to review the status of asylum seekers working in long-term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic raises more qu

27 May 08:00 iNFOnews.ca 6669504246110808084.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
Albanese feeling cocky as he tries to pluck byelection votes

Anthony Albanese wants to make the Eden-Monaro byelection a test of the government's response to coronavirus and the bushfires that devastated the seat.

27 May 08:04 Australian Financial Review 3974284487696819991.html
At least 300 arrested in flash protests against controversial national anthem bill

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

27 May 08:56 Coconuts 8871564984223888189.html
India wilts under heatwave as temperature hits 50 degrees Celsius

India is wilting under a heatwave, with the temperature in places reaching 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) and the capital enduring its hottest May day in nearly two decades.

27 May 08:19 phys.org 3476726124925601815.html
Emily Maitlis 'echoes feelings of millions' in latest Newsnight monologue

'He made those who struggled to keep to the rules feel like fools, and has allowed many more to assume they can now flout them.'

27 May 08:26 Metro 970161748493866243.html
Reconsider decision to convert Jayalalithaa's residence into memorial, HC tells Tamil Nadu government

A division bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and Abdul Quddhose also suggested that 'Veda Nilayam,' located in the upmarket Poes Garden, be converted into the official residence of the chief minister of the state, while a portion of the property can be a memorial if needed.

27 May 08:12 The Economic Times 7653256037069635486.html
Long-term care home report and JK Rowling's new story; In The News for May 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 27 …

27 May 08:15 680News 8014034332951603940.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
How 'militarized' is Indonesia's COVID-19 management?

How local civilian and political institutions and leaders perform will determine whether the next generation of TNI leaders develops trust in those democratic-era institutions.

27 May 08:18 The Jakarta Post 7678601103343646907.html
Covid-19: 7 new cases in China, 19 in South Korea

Overal­l count since the countr­y's first case on Januar­y 25 is now up to 11,275, includ­ing 269 deaths­

27 May 08:16 The Express Tribune 1105816787517210941.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
Cornish firearms operation followed drugs bust in Plymouth

Police confirm three men - all from Plymouth - have been arrested on suspicion of supplying cocaine

27 May 08:08 PlymouthLive 6373569608623908130.html
CMCO: 38 detained for gathering to take photos at Taman Semabok Perdana

MELAKA, May 26 — A total of 38 individuals were arrested for gathering to take photograph of the lotus flower scenery at the catchment area in Taman Semabok Perdana today.

27 May 08:24 SoyaCincau.com 3698931831961508028.html
Spain begins 10-day mourning period for coronavirus victims

Spain has begun an official 10-day mourning period for the tens of thousands of victims of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

27 May 08:02 Aljazeera 6642629762306651296.html
COVID-19: 5 more test positive in M’laya

Five more persons, including three women tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, taking the total of active COVID-19 cases to seven in the state, health official said on Wednesday. 

27 May 08:20 Nagalandpost 3019528213135832383.html
Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

27 May 08:08 TheJournal.ie 6446904417449459549.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
India braces for worst locust attack in three decades: Authorities procure drones, pesticides but financial damage from crop loss to be huge

Already overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, farmers in north India are now worrying over the kharif crop even as a new wave of locust attacks, predicted to be the worst in almost three decades, is expected by June

27 May 08:12 Firstpost 4760741712116138633.html
Boris Johnson's sister Rachel says Dominic Cummings should admit he 'messed up'

Rachel Johnson said the country would be able to move on if Mr Cummings apologised for his behaviour

27 May 08:51 mirror 675785260588310929.html
Police called to shut down party at disused industrial unit in Gorton

The revellers left the building after officers spoke with them

27 May 08:40 men 6694993427894741028.html
Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem bill

Hong Kong deployed riot police around the Legislative Council on Wednesday as activists called for protests against a bill to criminalise disrespect of the Chinese anthem, amid soaring tensions over perceived threats to the city's freedoms.

27 May 08:47 Bdnews24 8119004129760724917.html
Xi Jinping says China strengthening armed forces amid tensions with US over coronavirus

Beijing says it will improve its preparedness for military combat. In the background: heightened U.S. tensions.

27 May 08:41 Yahoo 7097669637636005869.html
White House defends, but does not explain Donald Trump firing watchdog

A White House letter issued in response to concerns from a prominent Republican senator does little to explain the decision-making behind Trump's recent upheaval of the inspector general community.

27 May 08:02 The New Indian Express 4718288654727780868.html
Arunachal govt equipped to handle possible spike in COVID-19 cases as more people return: Khandu

Around 6,000 have returned to the state so far.

27 May 08:45 The Hindu 6679535025075256606.html
Cancer Council throws shade at North Sydney's $58 million pool revamp

North Sydney Council scrapped plans for a sun-shade over the new children's pool at its famous swimming complex. The Cancer Council says it should be put back.

27 May 08:00 Brisbane Times 2314609339427245922.html
HK arrests protesters ahead of controversial law discussion

 At least 15 people were arrested here on Wednesday by security forces, who have been deployed in greater numbers on the streets in recent hours, ahead of a controversial bill criminalising disrespect to the Chinese anthem being presented before in the Legislative Council.

27 May 08:25 Nagalandpost 3019528212978021165.html
Parents still not happy with South Gloucestershire SEND services - two years after damning report

"Too many children and young people with SEND are not achieving their full potential.”

27 May 08:00 BristolLive 4740742018062826200.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
MPs to gather for first time both virtually and in-person in the Commons

OTTAWA — 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 08:00 KitchenerToday.com 52741010210603801.html
Congress' RS Surjewala moves SC over migrant crisis; seeks to be heard in suo motu case listed for tomorrow

Surjewala has requested in his plea that the Centre should be directed to come up with a nationwide plan to ease the pressure on India's migrant population

27 May 08:26 Firstpost 4760741712451355108.html
Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem Bill

HONG KONG: Hong Kong deployed riot police around the Legislative Council on Wednesday (May 27) as activists called for protests against a Bill to ...

27 May 08:24 CNA 5644198864099078022.html
“White Harlots Eager for Sex”: Islam’s Medieval Fantasies Plague Europe

Speaking under the pseudonym of “Ella,” a British woman recently revealed that her Muslim rapists called her “a white c*nt, a white wh*re, and a white b*tch,”

27 May 08:00 Breaking Israel News 540123160670331588.html
Heatwave likely to continue during next 24 hours: IMD

The ongoing heatwave over several parts of north and central India is likely to continue during the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday, even as the southwest monsoon

27 May 08:43 The Hindu 6679535025151853182.html
Israeli Minister Calls on Twitter CEO to Ban Iran’s Khamenei

The Iranian leader is using Twitter “to promote hatred against the Jewish people and the State of Israel,” says newly-appointed Strategic Affairs Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen.

27 May 08:21 Breaking Israel News 540123161069485805.html
India heatwave: Delhi temperature hits 47C as north India reels

Delhi saw temperatures hit 47C, the highest in decades for this time of year.

27 May 08:39 Yahoo 7097669638496951428.html
ECOWAS Court adjusts rules of procedure

The ECOWAS Court of Justice says it has updated its Practice Direction to enable the virtual conduct of Court sessions. The court also said it has updated the electronic filing of processes, acc...

27 May 08:55 Punch Newspapers 3524240994630102828.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
Senior Arab Officials: Senior Saudi, Jordanian officials say moderate Arab states back Israel's sovereignty plan - Middle East

While Arab leaders officially oppose Israel's sovereignty plan, many have backed the plan in closed-door talks with the US.

27 May 08:28 Israel National News 5374683668773827397.html
Tory councillor calls on Dominic Cummings to apologise for lockdown journey

Bill Binks has been unable to travel down to south-west England to see his family after his daughter-in-law died of cancer

27 May 08:23 dailyrecord 552235479292681612.html
'Stalker Situation': Sweden's Chief Epidemiologist Receives Death Threats

Over the course of the coronavirus crisis, Anders Tegnell, Sweden's state epidemiologist, the man often seen as the architect of the country's no-lockdown strategy, has...

27 May 08:04 Sputniknews 967333868221056604.html
Tortured abductees charged over lockdown hunger protest

ZIMBABWEAN authorities on Tuesday charged three opposition MDC-Alliance party youth leaders, who are victims of abduction and torture, with committing public vi...

27 May 08:39 Bulawayo24 News 5565663538597880039.html
285 killed by floods since April - CS Wamalwa

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

27 May 08:23 The Standard 5587226194050239640.html
Twitter calls Trump tweets ‘unsubstantiated’ for the first time

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 08:22 The Guardian 7580308503993886028.html
Cancer Council throws shade at North Sydney's $58 million pool revamp

North Sydney Council scrapped plans for a sun-shade over the new children's pool at its famous swimming complex. The Cancer Council says it should be put back.

27 May 08:00 The Age 7967730562408173410.html
Powerful 6.1 Earthquake Hits Off Vanuatu Coast - USGS

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

27 May 08:17 Sputniknews 967333868993005162.html
British minister says 'move on' from rage over PM adviser Cummings' road trip

LONDON — A British minister said on Wednesday that it was time to “move on” after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser provoked outrage and widespread scorn by making a 400 km (250 mile) road trip during the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 08:16 National Post 4816958591240084424.html
No new reports of fighting despite Afghan ceasefire ending

Appeals for the Taliban to extend a ceasefire with Afghan forces went unanswered Wednesday, but there were no reports of major violence and the militants said they would release some government prisoners.

27 May 08:40 Digital Journal 4566489172779750569.html
AP High Court investigates petition against Chandrababu Naidu, adjourns case for tomorrow

The he AP High Court on Wednesday has investigated the petition filed against opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu over the violation of lockdown rules

27 May 08:29 The Hans India 817019415769543013.html
National anthem bill reignites Hong Kong unrest

Riot police clashed with office workers on their lunch break in Hong Kong on Wednesday after a bill which would outlaw insults to China's national anthem became the latest trigger for unrest.

27 May 08:18 Australian Financial Review 3974284486477956435.html
Swarms of desert locusts threaten India's summer crops

An invasion by swarms of desert locusts has devastated crops in India's heartland, threatening an already vulnerable region that is struggling with the economic cost of coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 08:25 CTVNews 2422791597137952569.html
India won't budge on Ladakh in face of China threat

India’s military will match the deployment and mobilisation of the People’s Liberation Army at the LAC

27 May 08:40 Deccan Chronicle 7881006364274173831.html
WATCH | Twitter labels Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for first time

Twitter labelled two of Donald Trump's tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US President over truth-defying posts.

27 May 08:21 News24 3752801377763160308.html
Cotton trade body writes to Centre seeking early measures to control locust menace

The locust attack in parts of India is feared to pose a threat on the kharif cotton crop in the key growing States. The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has appealed to the Centre for taking immediat

27 May 08:57 BusinessLine 5283600888598461.html
Insecurity: Zamfara PDP hails Buhari on victory over banditry, crimes

At least for once, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is on the same page with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on a number of issues.

27 May 08:31 Legit 3764253650131721746.html
Brazil reports over 1,000 virus deaths, 16,000 cases

Total case count in world's second worst-hit countr­y crosse­s 390,000, death toll nears 25,000

27 May 08:16 The Express Tribune 1105816787882963808.html
Mumbai lockdown: Flight passengers moving to or from airport don't need to carry e-pass

'All flight travellers moving to/from the Mumbai Airport can do so without an e-pass,' Mumbai police tweeted.The domestic flights were allowed to operate with reasonable restrictions, from May 25

27 May 08:48 Livemint 6614605819566639289.html
Jagan Should Answer to the YSRCP Social Media Abuse of Judiciary?

Right from Jagan to the party leaders and cadre, YSR Congress is infamous for linking the judges to Chandrababu Naidu. Finally, the court decided to take them to the task.

27 May 08:00 MIRCHI9 6041804860065951541.html
Kerala On Verge Of Community Transmission, Says CM Amid Tussle With Railways

With 963 COVID-19 cases confirmed, Kerala now has 412 patients under treatment and over one lakh under observation.

27 May 08:23 HUFFPOST 6665507017796060919.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
MLA irked over delay in shifting COVID-19 case

The Alleged delay in shifting COVID-19 positive cases lodged in a quarantine facility irked a legislator in Manipur who also drew the chief minister’s attention to the issue on Wednesday.

27 May 08:13 Nagalandpost 3019528212459565803.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
In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

The US President said Twitter's fact-check warning is stifling freedom of expression and accused the platform of interfering in the US presidential elections.

27 May 08:03 euronews 7318238122510728213.html
Hong Kong on edge before national anthem bill: Live updates

Hong Kong riot police have made arrests and fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters in the heart of the global financial centre, as new national security laws proposed by Beijing revived anti-government demonstrations.

27 May 08:21 Aljazeera 6642629762147859902.html
US couple charged after child’s skeletal remains found in back yard

A Tennessee couple have been charged with multiple crimes after an investigation uncovered the skeletal remains of their daughter in the back yard of their home.Michael Anthony Gray Sr., aged 63, and Shirley Ann Gray, aged 60, were charged on Monday with multiple crimes including child abuse, child neglect

27 May 08:33 Yahoo 7097669637066101645.html
Quebec plan to review status for asylum seekers working in care homes questioned

Quebec Premier Francois Legault's promise to review the status of asylum seekers working in long-term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic raises more questions than it answers, advocates say.

27 May 08:00 KitchenerToday.com 52741009134881088.html
All expelled almajiris welcome to Zamfara - Governor

He said the decision followed "a careful study of almajiri system in the state which only needs to be integrated into western education for the purpose

27 May 08:34 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299460172968.html
Former Head Of Russia's Chuvashia Sues Putin Over Dismissal

In an unprecedented move, the former head of the Russian region of Chuvashia, Mikhail Ignatyev, has filed a lawsuit against President Vladimir Putin challenging a presidential decree that removed him from office in January.

27 May 08:31 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163858543163.html
Stranded overseas, Chinese vent anger on aviation regulator

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese citizens, stranded abroad after the coronavirus pandemic caused thousands of flight cancellations, are taking their anger out on China’s aviation regulator.

27 May 08:36 Reuters 8334514180825604812.html
Saunders: Trump can’t have it both ways on states’ rights

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

27 May 08:30 HeraldNet 3867135409078381381.html
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
'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
House Passes Uighur Bill in Rebuke to China, Sends It to Trump

The U.S. House voted Wednesday to authorize sanctions against Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Muslim minorities, as Congress and the White House ratchet up pressure on the government in Beijing amid rising tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.

27 May 08:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480121700836477.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
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
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
India wilts as temperature hits 50 degrees Celsius

India is wilting under a heatwave, with temperatures in places reaching 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) and the capital enduring its hottest May day in nearly two decades.

27 May 08:00 Digital Journal 4566489172458879484.html
Pence's press secretary back to work after recovering from COVID-19

US Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary Katie Miller said on Tuesday she was back at work after recovering from COVID-19, a case that helped encourage White House officials to start wearing masks and take stricter safety precautions around President Donald Trump.

27 May 08:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601102451674383.html
India Needs a Strategy to Exit Lockdown: Global Epidemiologist to former Opposition Congress Chief

New Delhi (Sputnik): Rahul Gandhi, the former head of India’s main opposition Congress Party, has been interacting with experts from several fields on the global...

27 May 08:27 Sputniknews 967333869089027290.html
Posts Spread Fake Trump Memorial Day Tweet

Facebook users are circulating a fake screenshot of a supposed tweet from President Donald Trump, which purportedly praises his own "sacrifices" in recognition of Memorial Day. Trump never posted the tweet in question.

27 May 08:41 FactCheck.org 5460849093955611400.html
Make it CM residence-cum-office, use a portion for memorial: Madras High Court on Jayalalithaa’s Chennai residence

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

27 May 08:00 DNA India 7533428661366179775.html
Delhi witnesses 792 new coronavirus cases in biggest single-day jump

Fifteen more deaths have been reported, taking the total number of deaths to 303

27 May 08:18 The Hindu 6679535025921949173.html
CPCB shuts UP distillery owned by Rana Gurjit kin, cites pollution

The CPCB also issued notice to the industrial unit, Rana Sugars Ltd (Distillery Division), at village Belwara in Moradabad, as to why a environmental compensation of Rs 3.16 crore should not be levied on it for the violations.

27 May 08:19 The Indian Express 2885715104980266177.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
Migrant workers: Randeep Surjewala seeks Supreme Court’s permission to intervene in suo motu case

Congress leader said that the govt. did not have a nationwide action plan to tally the exact number of migrant labourers stranded in various parts of the country

27 May 08:27 The Hindu 6679535025684387846.html
Police hunt man who exposed himself to woman in rural Stockport

The man was about 50 and was wearing striped clothing

27 May 13:17 men 6694993427647595158.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for first time

Twitter labelled two of Donald Trump's 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 13:00 manilastandard.net 4715274785239966498.html
China has made great progress in Covid-19 vaccine research: Chinese Ambassador

China News: Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong on Wednesday said that China has made "great progress" in vaccine research and development in the fight agains

27 May 13:39 The Times of India 6060938663544500707.html
Rahul spreading false news; no one can threaten Modi's India: Ravi Shankar

Amidst the rising tension in east Ladakh along the Sino-India border, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that no one can threaten Narendra Modi's India

27 May 13:57 Business-Standard 1502508925074687219.html
Report On ‘Doctored Audio’ Of Saad: Now, Press Council Asks Indian Express Why Action Should Not Be Taken Against It

Indian Express had earlier said that it stood by its report. 

27 May 13:13 Swarajya 4977622828500756450.html
UK Care Homes 'Were Left Brutally Exposed' To COVID-19 By The State, Social Care Provider Says

Many care providers are still not seeing 'any financial support to help them survive', a care sector representative tells Sputnik. This is despite the fact that local...

27 May 13:54 Sputniknews 967333868315001374.html
Noida Man Rapes Teen For A Year, Friend Recorded Act For Blackmail: Police

A man was arrested in Noida on Wednesday for allegedly raping a teenager for a year and then circulating the videos on WhatsApp that were recorded by his friend, who too has been caught, police said.

27 May 13:58 NDTV.com 5090057680965531057.html
Teen stopped for stunt driving had 14 previous traffic charges in 2020: Ottawa Police

Ottawa Police say a 17 year-old driver with 14 previous traffic charges in the first five months of 2020 was stopped for speeding again.

27 May 13:56 Ottawa 3145807762311151009.html
Coronavirus UK hospital death toll increases by 209 in last 24 hours

The number of Covid-19 hospital deaths in England has increased by 183 on yesterday, bringing the total to 26,049, with Scotland reporting 13 new deaths, while Wales recorded 11

27 May 13:18 mirror 675785261704165601.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets, prompting the enraged Republican to double down on unsubstantiated claims and conspiracy theories.

27 May 13:00 Digital Journal 4566489172536241202.html
Video Shows George Floyd Moments Before His Death, Wasn't Resisting Arrest

New surveillance footage shows the moments before a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on George Floyd's neck as he repeatedly told them he couldn'...

27 May 13:07 VLADTV 1404406305899213058.html
Schools in State likely to re-open on July 1

Mysore/Mysuru: After an abrupt end to the 2019-20 academic year following the COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown, Schools across Karnataka are likely to re-open on July 1 for the new academic year (2020-21). Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar discussed the issue with the Department officials at a meeting held in the State capital...

27 May 13:07 Star of Mysore 1698039377961759385.html
Coronavirus: Odisha man shunned by villagers, forced to live in his car despite testing negative for COVID-19

India: Rise in cases of social boycott due to fear of coronavirus

27 May 13:57 Gulf News 2086521544632208872.html
Taiwan leader vows 'action plan' for Hong Kong protesters

'The cabinet will come up with a Hong Kong humanitarian assistance action plan...to provide complete planning for Hong Kong people's residency, accommodation and care,' says Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen

27 May 13:43 Rappler 1882105642734567639.html
Does Abbas realize his speech gave Israel responsibility for Judea and Samaria? - Opeds

A close reading of Abbas' latest diatribe has him turning over of the rule of Judea and Samaria to Israel. Is he aware of that gaffe? Op-ed.

27 May 13:36 Israel National News 5374683669058184393.html
Six people killed in shooting in Saudi Arabia's Asir province

The deceased are in their 30s and 40s. The wounded were taken to the nearest hospital.

27 May 13:38 Gulf News 2086521544614512063.html
Blow for Ruto as 3 Mt Kenya MPs announce defection from Tanga Tanga

A bad month for the DP just got worse

27 May 13:35 Pulse Live 3606876835309701289.html
Alastair Campbell breaks social distancing rules for selfie with 'Speedo Mick'

The former Labour spin doctor held his 'hands up' and said he apologised unreservedly for breaching the two metre rule.

27 May 13:36 Metro 970161747437956416.html
Las Vegas police seek help identifying 4 from business robbery

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

27 May 13:19 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837816923048.html
Hong Kong Police Arrest 300 in Anti-China Protests

Thousands of fully armed riot police took the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday to crack down on multiple peaceful protests.

27 May 13:38 Breitbart 3148363492001034766.html
Yogi Adityanath makes a U-turn: States need no permission to hire workers from Uttar Pradesh

CM Yogi Adityanath had said any state that wants migrant workers back from Uttar Pradesh will have to seek permission from his government. He also announced that the government will set up a Migration Commission.

27 May 13:46 The Financial Express 1288289580782232735.html
Chhattisgarh: Naxals release Minpa encounter video, show weapons looted from jawans

The March 21 attack was one of the deadliest by Maoists on security personnel in recent times.

27 May 13:09 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362985045485.html
Rock Hill mother, boyfriend charged in death of 4-year-old who tested positive for cocaine at birth

A 4-year-old child was dead in Rock Hill late Tuesday morning, prompting a death investigation and leading to the arrest of the child’s mother and the mother’s boyfriend.

27 May 13:22 WBTV 6439870258951629388.html
Queens thief throws 61-year-old woman into street, steals purse

A Queens crook threw a 61-year-old woman to the ground and took off with her purse, disturbing new video shows. Surveillance footage released by cops early Wednesday shows the suspect approaching the

27 May 13:59 New York Post 7654946767461248324.html
Woman rescued from River Clyde after car crashed into water at Renfrew ferry terminal

A WOMAN has been rescued after her car crashed into the River Clyde. The incident at the Renfrew ferry terminal just after 1pm prompted an emergency response with police, ambulance and fire crews i…

27 May 13:45 The Scottish Sun 6609127674717401071.html
Hundreds Question High Court’s Integrity in ‘The People Are The Sovereign’ Rally

The court commits abhorrent violations of the sacred principle of the separation of powers that guides Western democracies.

27 May 13:26 The Jewish Press 7246030801389586159.html
15 smart kiosks to be set up for COVID-19 testing

The State government in collaboration with Wipro GE Healthcare will set up 15 ‘smart kiosks’ across the State in the next few days for random population-based screening for COVID-19. The company’s ini

27 May 13:19 The Hindu 6679535024934588218.html
Tiger that had killed shepherd near Hunsur trapped

Big cat injured due to territorial fight; to be shifted to Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park Mysore/Mysuru: The tiger that had mauled a shepherd to death near Hunsur on Monday was trapped inside a cage late last night. A few remains of 65-year-old Jagadeesh was found near D. Haadi of Neralakuppe by the Forest Department officials...

27 May 13:10 Star of Mysore 1698039376630162387.html
New photos issued in search for missing diplomat

Richard Morris left his home in the Hampshire village of Bentley on May 6 to go jogging and has not been seen since.

27 May 13:43 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774443816460.html
Covid-19: CBSE students who moved amid lockdown can take Class 10, Class 12 exams from new location

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said the students should contact their schools to inform them about where they wish to take the exams.

27 May 13:58 Scroll.in 8669301693842533393.html
UK Refuses to See Fisheries as Bargaining Chip After EU Signals Concessions in Brexit Talk

The EU has indicated its willingness to ease its stance on fisheries in the Brexit talks and reach a compromise, Reuters reported on Tuesday, quoting sources within the...

27 May 13:14 Sputniknews 967333868955765676.html
LAC Face-off: In a conciliatory note, China says Dragon and Elephant can dance together

Amidst the India China face-off at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, Bejing has taken a conciliatory approach, saying that the two countries working together is the only right choice. 

27 May 13:30 DNA India 7533428662144270539.html
Local Lockdowns to be Introduced in UK for Future Coronavirus ‘Flare Ups’

Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealed stricter social distancing measures could be introduced in certain areas in the future as part of the NHS "test and trace" system...

27 May 13:02 Sputniknews 967333867804090244.html
Limpopo launches Covid-19 response plan after cases surge in mining towns

The Limpopo government has launched a Covid-19 surge plan as the number of cases continue to rise, especially in mining areas.

27 May 13:39 News24 3752801377900207487.html
Ghanaian Landlord allegedly kills tenant for refusing to vacate his house (Video)

A Ghanaian landlord identified as Victor Stephen Nana Kankam, has been arrested for allegedly killing his tenant who refused to vacate his house after he ordered him to. A Facebook user, Blessing Naana Ansah-Senkyire, who

27 May 13:35 LailasNews.com 2090029851086014679.html
Three European air forces approve performance benchmarks for next-gen fighter jet

The criteria will be used to whittle down the number of design options as the Future Combat Air System program proceeds through the next stages of development.

27 May 13:21 Yahoo 7097669637664402321.html
Hong Kong protests over law to ban ridicule of China's national anthem

Demonstrators gathered at Hysan Place shopping mall on May 27.

27 May 13:00 euronews 7318238122153916341.html
Protesters gather in Hong Kong over national anthem debate

Pro-Democracy protesters gathered in their thousands in Hong Kong today as senators debated a bill making abusing the Chinese national anthem a criminal act

27 May 13:16 Buzz.ie 7092425146959764702.html
Search for UConn student wanted in 2 deaths in 6th day; stolen car eyed

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

27 May 13:58 Yahoo 7097669638422587069.html
Judge in top DR Congo corruption trial dies

The judge in a high-profile graft trial involving a key ally of DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi died suddenly overnight of a heart attack, police said Wednesday. Judge Raphael Yanyi "fell il...

27 May 13:22 Punch Newspapers 3524240995415987788.html
Peter Manfredonia was 'on a mission' to find young neighborhood woman, victim's wife says

"He was clearly walking to her home with a mission, with a machete in his backpack."

27 May 13:24 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010439985997768.html
Police commissioner says lockdown breakers are using Dominic Cummings as an excuse

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson says it's 'almost impossible' for officers to do their job

27 May 13:40 mirror 675785260745465892.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter puts warning on his false claims

President vows to ‘strongly regulate’ or shutter platforms that ‘silence conservative voices’ a day after Twitter added warning label on falsehoods

27 May 13:01 the Guardian 1491978796451436550.html
Rice cultivation: Revoke ban or face agitation, Congress tells Haryana govt.

Desist from experiments with farming and farmers during pandemic, it says

27 May 13:09 The Hindu 6679535025855263811.html
Rangers vs Bayer Leverkusen motion raised by MSP as he urges Holyrood to answer key COVID-19 decision

The two sides met at Ibrox in one of the final mass gatherings in the UK before lockdown.

27 May 13:10 dailyrecord 552235479374211189.html
Ex-NY subway boss named to head London transit system

LONDON — Former New York subway boss Andy Byford has been named London’s new transit commissioner, overseeing Transport for London’s vast network of Tubes, trams, trains and buses.

27 May 13:55 680News 8014034334830573338.html
AFP will not lay charges against Annika Smethurst over publishing of classified intelligence documents

No charges will be laid against Annika Smethurst after Australian Federal Police investigated her use of leaked documents in an article.

27 May 13:03 The New Daily 5848147787100389978.html
Arsonist suspected in deadly Kyoto blaze finally charged

A man has been arrested over the deadly fire at Kyoto Animation studio in July 2019, which killed 36 people and injured another 33.

27 May 13:05 The New Daily 5848147785436303979.html
BBC backs its political editor Laura Kuenssberg and says she did NOT tweet 'in defence' of Dominic Cummings after a 'significant' number of complaints

Laura Kuenssberg had responded directly to Daily Mirror political editor Pippa Crerar who first revealed Dominic Cummings's 260-mile journey from London to County Durham with his family.

27 May 13:29 Mail Online 124328111286005120.html
US troop pullout from Afghanistan ahead of schedule

The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is considerably ahead of schedule, an official told AFP on Wednesday, as President Donald Trump reiterated calls for the Pentagon to bring troops home.

27 May 13:30 Digital Journal 4566489171692616683.html
Government Rubbishes Rumors That Schools Will Open On 1 June

Government Rubbishes Schools Opening On 1 June Rumor. The government  has denied claims that schools will be opened on the the 1st of June. 

27 May 13:47 iHarare News 2755902708212775354.html
Five arrested after bungled assassination in war for control of European drug trade that has led to 41 deaths

The CCTV footage shows two men soaking a stolen SMART car with liquid before the flames unexpectedly engulf both men, leaving at least one alight.

27 May 13:24 Business Insider 6060062400949347392.html
China can't remain oblivious to India's illegal constructions in Ladakh: FM Qureshi

Foreign minister says New Delhi's "aggressive policy against its neighbours is putting regional peace and stability at stake".

27 May 13:37 DAWN.COM 4500271767175855309.html
Lapses in handling human crisis: Supreme Court to Centre on miseries of migrants

The court also issued notice to all the states and UTs, directing them to submit their response by Thursday.

27 May 13:46 The Asian Age 2126266545553052144.html
'I was determined', says girl who cycled injured dad across India

More sports News: A 15-year-old girl who won praise for carrying her injured father hundreds of miles across India by bike said on Wednesday she never thought of giving

27 May 13:10 The Times of India 6060938664021159520.html
Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem bill

Hong Kong deployed riot police around the Legislative Council on Wednesday as activists called for protests against a bill to criminalize disrespect of the Chinese anthem, amid soaring tensions over perceived threats to the city's freedoms.

27 May 13:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601102268259776.html
Chinese students from Mysuru to fly back to their homeland

University of Mysore to hold examination for the 90-plus students pursuing MS courses in June to facilitate their emigration in special flights

27 May 13:26 The Hindu 6679535025381854251.html
Public telling police 'if it's OK for Cummings it's OK for us' says PCC

People breaching lockdown rules in the West Midlands have told police they are not following them because Dominic Cummings didn't.

27 May 13:20 Express & Star 7324224459299087405.html
German minister warns of far-right threat as anti-Semitic crime jumps

The number of anti-Semitic crimes committed in Germany rose last year by 13%, Interior Minster Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday, laying the blame squarely on right-wing radicals. Germany has stepped up efforts to counter far-right groups in recent months, especially after a gunman in the city of Halle

27 May 13:28 Yahoo 7097669638329797556.html
Progressives Show How Shallow the #MeToo Movement Is

When it comes to sexual assault accusations against Republicans, as we saw with Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats insisted we believe all women. But now that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is being accused by former staffer Tara Reade of sexually assaulting her in the early 90s, the attitude appears to be quite different.

27 May 13:50 Townhall 6083908946834394437.html
Sand mining racket busted, kingpin held

Veeravanallur police busted a sand mining racket in Ambasamudram and Kallidaikurichi and arrested the kingpin on Wednesday.Police sources said a patrol team led by Inspector Samson raided areas near V

27 May 13:56 The Hindu 6679535024794051103.html
Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after tweets tagged

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims.

27 May 13:43 The Guardian 7580308505443147751.html
After Guardian report, Kano to hasten distribution of FG palliatives already beaten by rain

Kano State Government has finalized arrangement to distribute the Federal government palliatives to less privilege. The state government action came few hours after The Guardian reported how the same food items were abandoned in an open space and being hit by rain and sun. A statement issued by Commissioner for Information, Malam Garba, explained that […]

27 May 13:16 The Guardian 7580308503991575115.html
BWF releases updated qualifying regulations

For Olympic and Paralympics Games; IOC, IPC approve the amendments

27 May 13:47 The Hindu 6679535024779179297.html
Boris Johnson has faced down Tory rebellions before, but this one is different

The Dominic Cummings furore can’t be dismissed as Westminster bubble story. And No 10 has made it clear whose side they’re on, says Katy Balls, the Spectator’s deputy political editor

27 May 13:38 the Guardian 1491978796418140871.html
Heavy Storms Kill Two People In Siberia, Damage Houses, Infrastructure

Heavy storms and rains in Russia's Siberian region of Kemerovo have left two people dead and damaged dozens of houses and social infrastructure.

27 May 13:34 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163916829964.html
The Silent Killer: As Heat Wave Engulfs Northern India, Here’s Why It’s Deadly And How To Minimise The Damage

In India, heatwaves are the third biggest natural cause of deaths, having killed over 6,000 people since 2010

27 May 13:10 Swarajya 4977622828533614772.html
Campaign groups call for chicken farms moratorium

An open letter asking for a pause to chicken farm planning applications has been sent to to Powys County Council’s leader and chief executive.

27 May 13:06 Shropshire Star 3480199991829263104.html
Donald Trump: 'OBAMAGATE MAKES WATERGATE LOOK LIKE SMALL POTATOES!'

President Donald Trump continued to raise questions about former President Barack Obama spying on his campaign during the 2016 election.

27 May 13:03 Breitbart 3148363492718726536.html
Released Taliban Prisoners Say the War Should End

Some released Taliban prisoners claimed they would choose peace and stability "at least for now," as 328 of them were released from the Pul-e-Charkhi prison on Tuesday.

27 May 13:59 TOLO news 5578851438188676015.html
With an ally in control of the party machine, Keir Starmer’s victory is complete

David Evans is not a compromise appointment for general secretary. But will he improve the party culture?, says LabourList editor Sienna Rodgers

27 May 13:46 the Guardian 1491978794542484304.html
Powerhouse Museum reopening left a mystery

Critics say the people of NSW deserve a chance to farewell the Ultimo institution.

27 May 13:45 The Age 7967730562042460654.html
May 27: Senate President celebrates the Nigerian child

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated Nigerian children on the occasion of the 2020 Children’s Day...........

27 May 13:20 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729301419064826.html
RNLI boss urges Government to restrict access to beaches until lifeguards return

Local RNLI crews were called out several times over the Bank Holiday weekend to rescue people in trouble along North Somerset coast

27 May 13:27 BristolLive 4740742017538849181.html
Roadside Bomb Explodes on Syria's M4 Highway in Idlib, Leaving Casualties

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

27 May 13:47 Sputniknews 967333869427045345.html
Swiss aim to restore free movement within Schengen zone by July 6

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government wants to restore free movement of people with other Schengen zone member countries by July 6, it said on Wednesday, further easing restrictions on public life as the novel coronavirus outbreak shows signs of ebbing.

27 May 13:06 Reuters 8334514180311658837.html
Provide details on facilities for Covid-19 patients: HC tells Delhi government, Centre

The court took note of a viral video accusing both governments of lapses in arrangements for Covid-19 patients.

27 May 13:15 Scroll.in 8669301692375315263.html
Worry of repercussions

The boss of one of the two Canadians imprisoned in China says he doesn't want the People's Republic to subject them to repercussions because today's court ruling went against its wishes.

27 May 13:31 Castanet 616068602289239055.html
Rebel groups kill at least 40 in attacks in eastern Congo

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

27 May 13:54 680News 8014034334298711939.html
Lesotho’s new leader faces enormous hurdles ensuring peace and political stability

Majoro’s installation as Prime Minister is welcome. But it does not guarantee much needed political stability in an era of complex coalition politics in which none of Lesotho’s parties has a clear majority.

27 May 13:29 News24 3752801377417170422.html
Trump again tweets about Scarborough conspiracy, despite heavy criticism

President Trump on Wednesday yet again raised a conspiracy theory about the death of an aide to former Rep.

27 May 13:41 TheHill 355432918937206019.html
Two policemen 'forced woman to wear gas mask then raped and tortured her'

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

27 May 13:35 mirror 675785261102584566.html
Will mail-in voting 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 13:16 The Seattle Times 9121942837985934157.html
Edo 2020: Whether it's direct or indirect primaries, I will win, Obaseki says

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his indifference to the method of primaries adopted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)

27 May 13:09 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300239623825.html
New photos issued in search for missing diplomat

Richard Morris left his home in the Hampshire village of Bentley on May 6 to go jogging and has not been seen since.

27 May 13:43 Express & Star 7324224459908412940.html
India vs Australia Pink ball Test to be held in December

Cricket Australia is due to confirm its tentative schedule for the 2020-21 season by the end of this week.

27 May 13:42 newsx.com 5974563060956345357.html
Coronavirus | Nagaland groups spar over returnees

Tribe-based organisations pan plea against quarantining returnees from other districts in Kohima

27 May 13:07 The Hindu 6679535024615659083.html
Government issues fresh rules for inter-State travel

14-day quarantine mandatory for all travellers including Defence, Railway, ISRO and medical professionals In Mysuru, six hotels with 266 rooms reserved for facility quarantine; free accommodation at Morarji School Bengaluru/Mysuru: The Karnataka Government has tightened restrictions to those who are coming from high-risk States. At the same time, it has decided to allow commercial activities...

27 May 13:15 Star of Mysore 1698039376798656856.html
Scrambler bikers flee into woods after crashing into car

A black Volvo and a scrambler bike were seized by police

27 May 13:24 Liverpool Echo 7727211174711695273.html
Labour Boasts Illegal Roadblocks Were "Well Supported By Government"

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

27 May 13:42 SCOOP 5315658998479079319.html
Trump offers to mediate in India-China frontier showdown

WASHINGTON, May 27 — US President Donald Trump offered today to mediate in what he called a “raging” border showdown between India and China in the Himalayas. Trump’s offer came after Indian defence sources said hundreds of Chinese troops had moved into a disputed zone along their 3,500...

27 May 13:58 Malaymail 302165935479338343.html
Land at the centre of planning row in south Manchester shut while investigation work into potential asbestos contamination carried out

'We have acted at the earliest opportunity to put protection measures in place and conduct a detailed inspection'

27 May 13:46 men 6694993428594959772.html
Thousands of illegal firearms still in circulation - Hudson

Despite the Government claiming to make New Zealand safer with its firearms reforms and gun buyback, according to the Auditor-General we still don’t know how many now illegal firearms are in the country, National’s Police spokesperson Brett Hudson says.

27 May 13:47 www.voxy.co.nz 6138926314777141174.html
BREAKING: Abducted MDC ladies atteds court at Parktown Hospital

Three MDC activists who were arrested for staging an illegal demonstration in Warren Park have appeared before a magistrate at a court session that was held at ...

27 May 13:20 Bulawayo24 News 5565663540130541837.html
Missing woman found safe, Knoxville police say

Knoxville police said a woman has been found safe after her vehicle was found at Victor Ashe Park Tuesday evening.

27 May 13:56 WVLT 4089046911721777307.html
People Coming in Goa are not Required to be Quarantined: CM Pramod Sawant -

The Goa government has changed its Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for people entering the state. People entering the state through

27 May 13:03 News Hunt Media 8859517519160016013.html
Bossie, Lewandowski warned Trump he was in trouble in 2020: report

Two top advisers to President Trump’s 2016 campaign warned him about his shaky standing in several key battlegrounds in the 2020 race, provoking the White House to fly in state directors from Arizona

27 May 13:28 TheHill 355432919502397898.html
Report: US demanding Israel drop claims to areas beyond sovereignty plan - Inside Israel

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

27 May 13:52 Israel National News 5374683669376210160.html
Minister cannot say whether all primary pupils will return before summer holidays

It was previously announced that all primary school pupils in England should be able to go back to school for a month before the summer break began in July and August

27 May 13:16 men 6694993429208412375.html
Coronavirus lockdown | Mamata Banerjee apprehensive of return of migrants to West Bengal

The state considers the ferrying of a large number of migrant workers by the railways as a big problem for public health, says Mamata Banerjee

27 May 13:49 The Hindu 6679535024303406686.html
McCarthy urges Democrats to pull surveillance bill

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Wednesday asked Democratic leadership to hold off on a vote on the reauthorization of three expired surveillance programs.

27 May 13:02 TheHill 355432919316561220.html
IN PHOTOS: Makati police raid illegal COVID-19 clinic, arrest 2 fake doctors

Cops say there were 4 patients in the illicit infirmary

27 May 13:27 Rappler 1882105642326140198.html
New photos issued in search for missing diplomat

Richard Morris left his home in the Hampshire village of Bentley on May 6 to go jogging and has not been seen since.

27 May 13:42 Shropshire Star 3480199992362235404.html
Uttarakhand NOT burning: Forest fires way less, fake news being spread on social media says CM Trivendra Rawat

Incidents of forest fires in Uttarakhand are way less this year and false panic is being spread on social media using old and unrelated photos, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said on Wednesday. Rawat's comments followed social media getting flooded with frightening images apparently of forest fires in Uttarakhand

27 May 13:22 India Today 4286117812717077170.html
US ready and willing to mediate in 'raging border dispute' between India and China, says Donald Trump

Several areas along the LAC in Ladakh and North Sikkim have witnessed major military build-up by both the Indian and Chinese armies recently

27 May 13:10 Firstpost 4760741713423345087.html
KDF Soldiers, Police Officer Shoot At Each Other In Mistaken Identity Case

Two Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) soldiers and a police officer collided in a mistaken identity case, shot each other incurring serious injuries in Bura, Garissa county.K24 reports that the two gro

27 May 13:07 KahawaTungu 3304128543157670725.html
Nude man allegedly spent ‘entire day’ destroying Florida school

A naked man broke into a shuttered Florida high school and trashed the building, leaving $100,000 in damages in a 22-hour vandalism spree.

27 May 13:53 New York Post 7654946767757037835.html
National Won’t Support Rushing APEC Bill

In what we hope will be a post-Covid world, New Zealand is set to host APEC in 2021, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson Gerry Brownlee says.

27 May 13:05 SCOOP 5315659000143361933.html
Chrungoo meets J&K LG, presented memorandum

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

27 May 13:46 Rising Kashmir 9025326238563853140.html
Twenty-six arrested in France and Belgium over Vietnam migrant lorry deaths

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

27 May 13:14 France 24 5635134571260485992.html
Children’s Day: Girl-child education must be sustained – Aisha Buhari 

Kayode Oyero Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has urged children in the country to take online learning seriously. She stated this on Wednesday whi...

27 May 13:21 Punch Newspapers 3524240994047077067.html
Does UP govt want to scrap labourers' constitutional rights, asks Priyanka

CM Adityanath had on May 25 said that the state government will provide social security and insurance to labourers

27 May 13:33 Business-Standard 1502508924747570094.html
AIHRC Spotlights Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan's North

The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Wednesday expressed deep concerns over reports of an increase in the number of civilian casualties in the northern parts of the cou

27 May 13:49 TOLO news 5578851437887001760.html
Auto crash claims 5 lives, 5 injured in Kano

Five people were confirmed dead, while five others sustained varying degrees of injury in an accident that occured on Wednesday on

27 May 13:23 Vanguard News 4125100340677889497.html
Rabi crops not impacted by locusts; efforts on to prevent spread before monsoon to save kharif crops

Locusts -- the oldest migratory pest in the world -- entered India after travelling from Africa through Yemen, Iran and Pakistan. After massive devastation in Pakistan, the swarms of locusts have entered the country through Rajasthan and Gujarat.

27 May 13:19 The Economic Times 7653256037802080674.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Follows years of permissive content policies.

27 May 13:06 iTnews 4425008560847923905.html
Death of 'Mr Big' stirs memories of Singapore's gangland past

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Early one October morning in 1969, Singapore police found the body of a man dumped in a storm drain. He had been stabbed to death, police said, in what became one of the country’s most notorious gang killings.

27 May 13:39 Reuters 8334514180943272012.html
Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China amid face-off at LAC

In a tweet on Wednesday, Trump said he has offered to "mediate or arbitrate" the "raging border dispute" between the two countries.

27 May 13:07 DNA India 7533428661695034700.html
'Startling steps' tourist bridge in China closed after girl falls and breaks spine

The child and her family were visiting Tangli Happy Play Valley in Dalian, in north-eastern China's Liaoning Province, when her safety harness failed to protect her

27 May 13:40 mirror 675785260883986164.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
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
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
Hong Kong Protests

Thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans and insults at police in Hong Kong before lawmakers later Wednesday debate a bill criminalizing abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city. Police massed outside the legislative building ahead of the meeting and warned protesters

27 May 02:55 Yahoo 7097669637806026797.html
Brazil leads daily virus deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil reported the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world Tuesday with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list.

27 May 02:00 Digital Journal 4566489171560406432.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
From Wall Street to Bethlehem, iconic sites reopen from virus

International Business News: Iconic world sites from the New York Stock Exchange to the Church of the Nativity reopened their doors on Tuesday from the coronavirus pandemic, but n

27 May 02:35 The Times of India 6060938664602759549.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
After laying waste to Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, desert locust swarms headed towards Delhi; wind pattern uncertain

The locust swarms threaten major damage to foliage and as such, can prove to be extremely detrimental to the capital city, considering that a section of it is under green cover

27 May 02:51 DNA India 7533428661941559406.html
White House defends, but does not explain, watchdog firings

WASHINGTON — The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general in the last two months, but the administration offered no new details about why they were let go.

27 May 02:37 680News 8014034333955085074.html
Sweden touts the success of its controversial lockdown-free coronavirus strategy, but the country still has one of the highest mortality rates in the world

Some experts have said Sweden's risky strategy will eventually yield positive results, while others have highlighted serious pitfalls.

27 May 02:56 Yahoo 7097669637880610927.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
'Falsely masculine': Biden hits Trump over face masks as president calls them 'politically correct'

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

27 May 02:32 Yahoo 7097669636995416373.html
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
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
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
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
Netizens get creative with Photoshop after HKU appeared to crop activist Edward Leung out of a photo 

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) posted a strangely cropped photo Tuesday night that some say deliberately cut localist activist Edward Leung out—prompting netizens to get creative with Photoshop skills of their own Upon news that Macau casino...

27 May 02:47 Coconuts 8871564983197728462.html
Police surround Hong Kong legislature before anthem debate

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

27 May 02:57 680News 8014034334753277399.html
Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu’s tally crosses 18,000; Centre says India’s recovery rate now 42.4%

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to identify private hospitals where coronavirus patients could be treated for free or at minimum cost.

27 May 02:51 Scroll.in 8669301692674149585.html
Trump pushes a conspiracy theory and falsely accuses a TV host of murder | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 02:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335388414917432.html
Trump is right to take jabs at Jeff Sessions: Goodwin

President Trump is a man of many feuds, some of them so petty, they defy defense. But in one of the biggest, he’s standing on the high ground. Trump and Jeff Sessions, his first attorney general,

27 May 02:52 New York Post 7654946769417727224.html
China labels Abe's claim on origin of COVID-19 a 'politicization' of the deadly virus

Beijing says it opposes "stigmatization" of disease's beginning after Japanese leader calls it a "fact" that illness "spread from China to the world."

27 May 02:44 The Japan Times 6673764368165589064.html
Makati City cops arrest 2 Chinese ‘doctors’ from illegal COVID-19 clinic

Two self-proclaimed doctors from China were arrested in Makati City yesterday for allegedly running a clinic that exclusively treated the suspects' compatriots, including COVID-19 patients Major Gideon Ines Jr, chief of the Makati police's...

27 May 02:42 Coconuts 8871564983850890063.html
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
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
PM Modi chairs meeting with NSA, Chief of Defence Staff amid escalating tension with China

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the country’s military to scale up training and battle preparedness to face ‘worst-case scenarios’.

27 May 02:28 Scroll.in 8669301693753799986.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
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
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
Mesa PD: Impairment suspected in fatal crash near Greenfield Road and Loop 202

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

27 May 02:06 ABC15 Arizona 911680910616996825.html
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
Grassley unsatisfied with justification for IG firings

Senator Chuck Grassley said the White House's explanation for ousting inspectors general is insufficient.

27 May 02:57 Yahoo 7097669638898074283.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
World Continues To Reel Under Relentless COVID-19 Attack As Overall Cases Top 5.4 Million, Death Toll Over 3.4 Lakhs: WHO

According to the WHO, the global case tally currently is reported at 5,404,512, a stupendous rise by 99,780 over the past day. The death count worldwide stands at 343,51, a major surge by 1,486.

27 May 02:37 Abplive 5873643725454500666.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
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
Jerry Nadler in 2004: ‘Paper ballots are extremely susceptible to fraud’

If President Trump is seeking a high-ranking Democrat to side with him against mail-in election ballots – in a bid to build bipartisan opposition to the idea in Congress -- he could try contacting U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler.

27 May 02:50 Fox News 7362823819638424075.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 The Age 7967730563210690054.html
Xi Jinping orders Chinese military to scale up battle preparedness

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to scale up battle preparedness, keeping in mind the worst-case scenarios.

27 May 02:43 Free Press Journal 9080771788940856128.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
NYENDE: Why Nick Mwendwa's FKF tenure is destined to end in

In the NTV interview, Mwendwa blamed his woes on politics.

27 May 02:35 Daily Nation 7421817125152990443.html
Trump faces backlash for celebrating layoffs at The Atlantic, calling it 'Great News'

President Trump is facing intense backlash for celebrating the recent layoffs that took place at the liberal magazine The Atlantic. 

27 May 02:34 Fox News 7362823819627651036.html
Coronavirus in India LIVE: COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh mounts to 7,024 cases

Maharashtra continues to be the epicenter of the coronavirus spread

27 May 02:24 DNA India 7533428662451293434.html
Brazil daily virus deaths again top 1,000

The country now has confirmed a total of 24,512 deaths, according to health ministry figures.

27 May 02:11 The Hindu 6679535025877966859.html
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
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
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
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
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
China expands scope of Hong Kong security legislation: media reports

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Beijing has expanded the scope of draft national security legislation to include organisations as well as individuals, media reported on Wednesday, a move that is likely to exacerbate concerns over freedoms in the financial hub.

27 May 02:47 Reuters 8334514180620100437.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
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
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
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
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 Express & Star 7324224458956148145.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
UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia’s father recently arrested for groping teen girl

The father of the University of Connecticut student wanted in two murders was arrested last month for allegedly groping an underage teen girl he supplied booze to, a report said. The alleged incident

27 May 02:39 New York Post 7654946768354291397.html
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
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
US says Russia sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'

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

27 May 02:57 Yahoo 7097669637693093892.html
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
It's a girl! Cops deliver baby at Gauteng police station

The pregnant woman accompanied her husband to the Putfontein police station in Benoni when she started having labour pains.

27 May 07:30 News24 3752801377072730927.html
Cops close two major Scots bridges amid 'ongoing incident'

The Clackmananshire Bridge and the nearby Kincardine Bridge were shut off in both directions

27 May 07:51 dailyrecord 552235479122098218.html
Copying, cheating in exam like plague and pandemic, can ruin education system: HC

The student, in her plea, had said she appeared in all the exams, but in the 'International Trade' exam held on December 3, 2019, she got late due to traffic and inadvertently carried some notes in her stationery pouch.

27 May 07:40 The Indian Express 2885715105319310833.html
"Severe Curbs Can Cause More Deaths Than Virus": Expert To Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has been attacking the government over adversities being faced by lakhs amid coronavirus lockdown, today discussed several burning issues linked to the pandemic with two health experts - Professor Ashish Jha from Harvard University and Professor Johan Giesecke of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.

27 May 07:00 NDTV.com 5090057682521709914.html
Locusts spare Delhi for now, but threat continues

The current trajectory of locust movement from Rajasthan is towards Madhya Pradesh and going further southwards towards Maharashtra. The Locust Control Office has been fighting the locust challenge for more than two weeks now

27 May 07:56 Business Today 1145527432037948811.html
China’s Foreign Ministry: Will take necessary countermeasures to foreign interference

China’s Foreign Ministry: Will take necessary countermeasures to foreign interference more to come ....

27 May 07:33 FXStreet 4480975639482783291.html
Vicar tells of disappointment as Government confirms no lockdown fine review

The Rev Martin Poole raised the issue at the daily Downing Street press conference.

27 May 07:58 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775137609101.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
Supervisor in court for three security guards' murder

Ofentse Monaledi, a security guard, left home on the morning of April 2 to confront his employer over non-payment.

27 May 07:21 SowetanLIVE 5541808689746769725.html
Cong leader Rahul Gandhi calls Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray, says party stands firmly with state govt amidst COVID-19 crisis

In a phone conversation, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has assured Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that the party stands with the Maharashtra government amidst the coronavirus pandemic, and pledged full support to the state government.

27 May 07:23 DNA India 7533428661725175010.html
If Trump Moves RNC, ‘Our Whole Future Is Gone’

President Donald Trump’s threat to pull the Republican National Convention from Charlotte, North Carolina is gut wrenching for Ayman Abusamak. The president of A Step Above Limousine in Charlotte is counting on the GOP mega event to boost his business after the coronavirus pandemic wounded his fleet

27 May 07:58 Yahoo 7097669637558366466.html
Protesters gather in Hong Kong before anthem law is debated

Police raised flags warning protesters to disperse as dozens of people were arrested.

27 May 07:20 Shropshire Star 3480199992027373278.html
Robert Jenrick says the Government will NOT review lockdown fines issued to people travelling for childcare reasons less than 24 hours after Matt Hancock said he would consider it in wake of Dominic Cummings row

Robert Jenrick today confirmed the Government will not review lockdown fines issued to parents travelling for childcare reasons.

27 May 07:32 Mail Online 124328111957700788.html
Pak air crash: Airbus experts begin probe, inspect runway, traffic control

The team of experts from an Airbus facility in the French city of Toulouse reached Pakistan on Monday to carry out an independent probe into Friday's mishap

27 May 07:24 Business-Standard 1502508925071370925.html
Public must obtain CAAM clearance to fly drones during CMCO, says senior minister

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — Members of the public who wish to fly a drone during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period must first apply and obtain a permit from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM). Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said...

27 May 07:45 Malaymail 302165936315185942.html
Hong Kong high school students go back to class

Hong Kong public high school students began attending classes on Wednesday, part of a phased reopening after the financial hub successfully tackled its coronavirus outbreak. Hundreds of secondar...

27 May 07:00 Punch Newspapers 3524240994861372837.html
Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron calls for domestic workers pay

'Roma' director Alfonso Cuaron backs calls to ensure thousands of domestic workers laid off during the pandemic to continue to be paid by their employers

27 May 07:02 Rappler 1882105643379512836.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
Church reopening: CAN holds virtual meeting today

Our Reporters The Christian Association of Nigeria would hold a virtual meeting with Christian leaders on Wednesday to review guidelines, which would prevent the spread of COVID-19 in churches a...

27 May 07:45 Punch Newspapers 3524240994946473250.html
Ebonyi lawmaker’s brother found dead in car booth

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

27 May 07:50 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900617344742.html
Newsnight's Emily Maitlis issues blistering attack on government over Dominic Cummings row

The BBC host summed up the 'fury, contempt and anguish' expressed by the public over Boris Johnson's top aide, saying the country is shocked that the Prime Minister can't see that Mr Cummings broke the rules

27 May 07:12 mirror 675785260359334347.html
Hundreds more Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan truce

Afghanistan authorities say they released about 900 Taliban prisoners across the country, approximately 600 of them from the notorious Bagram jail near Kabul

27 May 07:21 Rappler 1882105642433487392.html
Karnataka to open temples, mosques and churches after May 31: CM Yediyurappa

Karnataka Chief Minister Yediyurappa on Wednesday said that his government will re-open temples, mosques and churches in the state after May 31.

27 May 07:10 Bangalore Mirror 4632149710049562991.html
Pakistan registers 1,446 new coronavirus cases; total count crosses 59,000-mark

The authorities have so far conducted 499,399 coronavirus tests, including 8,491 in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

27 May 07:17 The Hindu 6679535026190847200.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
View: Can India benefit from the world’s frustration with China?

India lacks the sophisticated infrastructure which gives China an edge in manufacturing.

27 May 07:24 The Economic Times 7653256037628420083.html
India and China Move In More Troops as Border Tensions Rise

India has moved additional troops along its northern border as it prepares for an extended conflict with neighbor China, after several rounds of talks failed to ease tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals.

27 May 07:51 Bloomberg.com 4032480122464181162.html
Video clip claims no arrangements on ground for coronavirus patients: HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt stand

The man — Dharmendra Bhardwaj — has alleged in the video that “tall claims” of both the governments regarding arrangements for coronavirus patients “are far from true on the ground”

27 May 07:49 The Hindu 6679535024714774175.html
Vicar tells of disappointment as Government confirms no lockdown fine review

The Rev Martin Poole raised the issue at the daily Downing Street press conference.

27 May 07:57 Express & Star 7324224460602205581.html
In the UK, Johnson reaps what he sowed

Johnson and Cummings have taken a battering ram to Britain’s bonds of social solidarity

27 May 07:08 Gulf News 2086521545253358682.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
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
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 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
PAS urges PKR not to contest in Chini by-election

KOTA BARU, May 27 — PAS has urged the opposition, especially Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), not to contest in the Chini state by-election scheduled to be held on July 4. PAS vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said that apart from the opposition would find it difficult to win the seat, it...

27 May 07:59 Malaymail 302165934462977721.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 07:11 WAtoday 6806590900675952134.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
Kaduvetti Guru’s family members attacked

Family members of former president of Vanniyar Sangam and leader of PMK Kaduvetti Guru were attacked last night. Continue Reading →

27 May 07:22 News Today 4115950001163938020.html
Germany extends COVID-19 distancing rules to end of June

Germany has extended social distancing rules aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus epidemic to June 29, Chancellor Angela Merkel's ...

27 May 07:36 CNA 5644198863569751568.html
Global Jewish leaders meet in videoconference to address community needs after coronavirus - Jewish World

Jewish Agency and Israeli Diaspora Ministry host online roundtable discussion with Jewish leaders from around the world on the coronavirus.

27 May 07:23 Israel National News 5374683669430233250.html
Noida Authority launches 'doctor-on-call' facility; here's how to avail

With the help of the "doctor-on-call" facility, citizens will be able to reach doctors with just a phone call.

27 May 07:53 DNA India 7533428662865481889.html
Delhi Police to file 15 chargesheets against 294 foreign nationals in Tablighi Jamaat case

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

27 May 07:21 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192545892628.html
Protesters gather in Hong Kong before anthem law is debated

Police raised flags warning protesters to disperse as dozens of people were arrested.

27 May 07:21 Express & Star 7324224459573550814.html
ICC Board Meeting: World T20 may get postponed to 2022, October window for IPL

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

27 May 07:00 The Indian Express 2885715104871155505.html
Covid-19: ‘Full lockdown damaging, will have a new world after the outbreak,’ says Rahul Gandhi

The former Congress president told two public health experts that the sooner India gets out of the lockdown, the better it will be.

27 May 07:25 Scroll.in 8669301693720593297.html
Congress moves Supreme Court on plight of migrant labourers

Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking to intervene in the matter in which it has taken cognisance of the 'unfortunate and miserable' plight of migrant labourers who have been stranded across the country due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

27 May 07:35 Oneindia 2023829370666237441.html
Minister forfeits salary to aid inmates release - The Nation Nigeria

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has forfeited her May salary to secure the release of five inmates who could not pay

27 May 07:35 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445902055144160.html
Three killed in Lagos-Ibadan road crashes - The Nation Nigeria

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said that three persons died while 14 others sustained injuries in two separate crashes along Lagos-Ibadan

27 May 07:15 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900386310910.html
Virus heightens health risks associated with heatwaves, warns UN

WMO spokesperson Clare Nullis Kapp said, “India is experiencing a heatwave, and this is at the same time as India is relaxing the lockdown measures."

27 May 07:22 The Indian Express 2885715104885659470.html
Buenos Aires: Jewish bride, groom and rabbi arrested at wedding - Foreign Affairs

Eight people, including the bride, groom, and officiating rabbi, arrested at Jewish wedding in Argentina.

27 May 07:06 Israel National News 5374683670224912449.html
Trump Pledges Social Media Crackdown, D.C. Circuit Offers Its Version of Subtweet

A conservative group alleging its political viewpoints have been suppressed on Twitter and other platforms gets an interestingly-timed judgment.

27 May 07:18 The Hollywood Reporter 121801344693072786.html
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
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
After Rajasthan, Are Locusts Heading To Delhi? Here's What We Know

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

27 May 07:54 HUFFPOST 6665507018262310742.html
Uhuru to Host World Presidents in Virtual Meeting on Covid-19

President Uhuru Kenyatta is slated to host a summit involving several heads of state from multiple continents, with deliberations to...

27 May 07:10 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838154064835114.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
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
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
Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Army of continued illegal detention of children in Northeast

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

27 May 07:44 The ICIR 2244788520219512914.html
How Wuhan tested 6.5 million for coronavirus in days

China News: In Wuhan, medical workers armed with coronavirus test swabs scoured construction sites and markets to look for itinerant workers while others made hou

27 May 07:51 The Times of India 6060938663361576308.html
India will ruin its economy very quickly if it had severe lockdown: Swedish health expert to Rahul Gandhi

Professor Johan Giesecke of the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, on Wednesday claimed that India will ruin its economy very quickly if it had a severe lockdown.

27 May 07:51 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192041566684.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
Mixed reaction from spiritual leaders to relaxed rules for religious gatherings

Religious leaders are aware of the dangers - 'we don't want our churches to be gateways to the grave,' said one.

27 May 07:45 The Citizen 410802302262642343.html
Coronavirus news live - 209 dead and care worker accused of 'spreading germs'

Here, we bring you the live updates on the latest news, developments and guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic.

27 May 07:29 Metro 970161749112851267.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
Boris Johnson urged to take responsibility over Dominic Cummings controversy

Labour’s Lisa Nandy said the Prime Minister must account for why the trip made by Mr Cummings from London to Durham was ‘unique’.

27 May 07:38 Express & Star 7324224459160369358.html
Parts of north and southeast Delhi declared as new containment zones

Parts of north and southeast Delhi have been declared as containment zones after around a dozen Covid-19 cases were detected in the last two days, officials said on Tuesday.

27 May 07:09 The New Indian Express 4718288653757551056.html
Hong Kong police arrest hundreds and fire pepper balls at protesters

Scores stopped and searched as lawmakers debate proposed law on Chinese national anthem

27 May 07:18 Ft 707176889512047736.html
Details expected soon on reopening of schools

DAILY calls between head teachers, the Education Department and teaching unions are continuing during this week’s scheduled half-term break in a bid to identify a way of safely reopening schools in June.

27 May 07:36 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774437116636.html
5.31 lakh persons arrested for not following rules

As many as 5,36,792 persons were arrested for defying norms of social distancing in the State. Continue Reading →

27 May 07:26 News Today 4115950001835416705.html
Twitter labels Trump tweets with a fact check for the first time

Twitter for the first time put a warning label under two posts by Donald Trump. Twitter highlighted two of Trump's tweets on Tuesday that falsely claimed mail-in ballots

27 May 07:07 TechGenyz 5378425016508206382.html
Boris Johnson urged to take responsibility over Dominic Cummings controversy

Labour’s Lisa Nandy said the Prime Minister must account for why the trip made by Mr Cummings from London to Durham was ‘unique’.

27 May 07:38 Shropshire Star 3480199991614191822.html
Vicar tells of disappointment as Government confirms no lockdown fine review

The Rev Martin Poole raised the issue at the daily Downing Street press conference.

27 May 07:56 Shropshire Star 3480199993056028045.html
Burundi opposition to contest polls loss

CNL officials preparing appeals, says a party lawmaker.

27 May 07:41 Daily Nation 7421817125549686573.html
Telangana HC asks govt to ramp up testing, submit report

"Not testing in large numbers is almost like inviting the Trojan horse. Why is the Telangana government under testing? Financial constraints cannot be cited as a reason as human lives are most important," the bench noted.

27 May 07:24 The Indian Express 2885715105536343000.html
Humanitarian aid projects in Yemen ‘reaching a breaking point’ amid COVID-19 pandemic: UN body

The World Food Programme on Tuesday said it needs $870 million to provide badly needed assistance to millions of Yemenis over the next six months. International donors had slashed funding earlier this year in response to obstruction by the Houthi rebels, leaving a major shortfall.

27 May 07:42 The Indian Express 2885715105724287832.html
Jawaharlal Nehru's Death Anniversary: 10 quotes, messages by India's first Prime Minister; PM Modi pays tribute

Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: Inspirational quotes, messages; PM Narendra Modi this morning paid tribute to India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary 

27 May 07:08 Business Today 1145527431394273873.html
Bihar Minister Courts Controversy As He Flouts Social Distancing Norms While Honouring 'Bicycle Girl'

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

27 May 07:15 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084316256191.html
Amnesty: How children who escaped Boko Haram captivity are tortured in detention

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

27 May 07:24 TheCable 7513571674446536723.html
Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of arrested black man

To the general American public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a shirtless black man prone on the street, crying ou

27 May 07:09 The Japan Times 6673764367536783652.html
Himachal Congress leader, 3 councillors booked for obstructing cremation of coronavirus patient

The Congress leader has been identified as Mandi district chief of Mahila Congress Suman Chaudhary who along with three councillors and 16 others have been booked under various sections of IPC and Epidemic Disease Act.

27 May 07:21 India Today 4286117813337031997.html
Assam: Nearly 2 lakh people affected, over 8,000 shifted to relief camps in first wave of floods

A total of 35 relief camps and distribution centres have been opened.

27 May 07:46 Scroll.in 8669301692258664243.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
Buhari never ceded power to Abba Kyari, nor cancel 'his' appointments - Presidency

When he was alive, Mr Kyari was accused by several officials including the First Lady Aisha Buhari and National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno of

27 May 07:33 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299980400681.html
Nigerians lucky to have President like Buhari – Femi Adesina

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

27 May 07:14 LailasNews.com 2090029849867982292.html
Protesters gather in Hong Kong before anthem law is debated

Thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans in Hong Kong before legislators later debate a bill criminalising abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city.

27 May 07:19 independent 5894610846195369279.html
Putin says worst-case coronavirus scenario in Moscow averted as lockdown unwinds

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow, the epicentre of Russia's coronavirus outbreak, had succeeded in preventing what he called worst-case scenarios as the city announced it would ease tough lockdown measures within days. Speaking to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, an ally, by video

27 May 07:44 Yahoo 7097669638197389059.html
Mnangagwa told to form a GNU by Zanu-PF stalwart

Former Cabinet minister Tshinga Dube has called on Emmerson Mnangagwa to form a government of national unity with the opposition to end the country's challenges...

27 May 07:41 Bulawayo24 News 5565663539796363409.html
Anti-Lockdown Protesters Now Calling for Dems to Die

As the head of Cowboys for Trump, Couy Griffin has led pro-Trump horse rides through Washington, D.C., and posed for a photo in the White House with Donald Trump. He’s a superfan of the president and on May 17, he made the case that Democrats should die.“I’ve come to a place where I’ve come to a conclusion

27 May 07:36 Yahoo 7097669637963882841.html
Cotton Association draws Agriculture Minister's attention to locust attack

"We request the Agriculture Minister to take appropriate steps at the earliest for controlling these locusts attacks and also to advise the concerned central and state government agencies to issue necessary guidelines to the farmers in order to protect their interest and jointly fight against this menace," said Atul S Ganatra, president, CAI.

27 May 07:10 The Economic Times 7653256036783252257.html
Move on! Government tells public to stop being outraged about Dominic Cummings

Housing minister Robert Jenrick risked further intensifying the row over Boris Johnson's top aide by suggesting the anger had gone on too long because Mr Cummings' behaviour was "reasonable"

27 May 07:38 mirror 675785260769599027.html
Kalaeloa church fire being investigated as arson | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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

27 May 22:00 Star-Advertiser 3439335389407788235.html
Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

The standoff was triggered by India’s construction of roads and air strips in the region

27 May 22:25 Dunya News 5863268918036082556.html
Flood, COVID-19 double whammy in Assam: One death, 2.71 lakh affected in flood; 92 new COVID-19 cases in 24-hours

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

27 May 22:57 Deccan Herald 2027555797465876727.html
US death toll from Covid-19 passes 100,000 as Americans emerge from lockdown

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans…

27 May 22:26 France 24 5635134571728926352.html
Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week? | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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 whether President Donald Trump will use the delay to sow doubts about the results.

27 May 22:37 Star-Advertiser 3439335387792458479.html
Covid-19 wrap: Brazil reports higest death toll globally and automakers unite in crisis

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.

27 May 22:34 News24 3752801377883574291.html
'Justice Will Be Served': Trump Says FBI, DoJ Probe in George Floyd Murder Will Be 'Expedited'

US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he had personally requested the federal investigations into the "tragic death" of 46-year-old Minneapolis, Minnesota...

27 May 22:57 Sputniknews 967333869465730050.html
Minneapolis Protesters Loot Target Amid Outcry over Death of George Floyd

Protesters in Minneapolis continued to express their discontent on Wednesday as many began looting a local Target. Scores of other protesters came ...

27 May 22:29 VLADTV 1404406305653374114.html
US ends sanction waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal

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

27 May 22:48 Gulf News 2086521545499483756.html
Manish Sisodia asks school principals to chalk out micro-plan for reopening of educational institutions

Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister, said there cannot be a common plan for reopening all schools as the context of every school is different.

27 May 22:10 The Financial Express 1288289580362017320.html
New York's Cuomo says Congress 'abusing' states worst hit by coronavirus

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called on Wednesday for the U.S.

27 May 22:42 Firstpost 4760741712631144781.html
Legal opposition to opening schools on hold, pending gazetting by Angie Motshekga

Sentiments shared by concerned parents included that ‘the education department is sending our children into a deadly storm; our children are better at home than at schools where they are exposed to the coronavirus and schools should resume when the peak is over’.

27 May 22:15 Daily Maverick 2373996788086112917.html
Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> Congress voted today 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.

27 May 22:08 Star-Advertiser 3439335387555465078.html
Trump asks DOJ, FBI to expedite probe into George Floyd death

President Trump on Wednesday said he asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI to expedite an investigation into the death of George Floyd, who died in the custody of Minneapolis police earlier

27 May 22:48 TheHill 355432919576295127.html
Peter Manfredonia, UConn student accused of deadly crime spree, arrested in Maryland

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

27 May 22:15 ABC7 New York 7327811147590357863.html
COVID-19: Nigeria may begin use of dogs for detections

A pilot study on the use of dogs, to diagnose the dreadful COVID-19 pandemic ravaging many countries, may start in Nigeria in July.

27 May 22:08 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901264693735.html
American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean?

The fraught, freighted number of this particular American moment is a round one brimming with zeroes: 100,000. A hundred thousands. A thousand hundreds. Fiv

27 May 22:01 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244275358747.html
Coronavirus crisis: For survival, fight Covid-19 pandemic like a war

The economic destruction that Covid-19 would cause worldwide may be greater than the damage caused by World War II.

27 May 22:45 The Financial Express 1288289580503001098.html
India carefully monitoring political situation in Nepal: Sources

India is carefully monitoring the situation in Nepal, government sources said on Wednesday after the Nepalese government deferred its plan to bring in a constitutional amendment to update its new map

27 May 22:50 Deccan Herald 2027555797223614123.html
You can vote for Joe Biden without discrediting Tara Reade

We all experience cognitive dissonance, or the state of having inconsistent thoughts or beliefs. For example, we know it’s important to be active, but we spend most of our days rotating between our desks, couches, and beds. Getting exercise isn’t fun, but it’s important for our health, so we feel guilty about not doing it.

27 May 22:09 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882670644047.html
Exxon shareholders soundly reject splitting CEO/chairman roles

(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) shareholders soundly rejected climate-related proposals and splitting the chairman and chief executive’s roles at the oil major’s shareholder meeting on Wednesday.

27 May 22:20 Reuters 8334514181125308273.html
COVID-19 Informer: Boris Johnson still in hot water, US passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths

Our COVID-19 Informer will keep you up to date with everything you need to know today.

27 May 22:00 The Canberra Times 8662394330201160708.html
Bee infestation closes visitors center near Searchlight

Maintenance crews discovered hundreds of bees swarming the faucets, toilets and other facilities.

27 May 22:25 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837719035213.html
Trump to mull 'targeted' response to China's encroachment on Hong Kong

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

27 May 22:43 Washington Examiner 4625792333308745855.html
White House: US President Trump will sign an executive order shortly regarding social media companies

Adding to the slew of updates from the US, the White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany recently announced that US President Trump will sign an ex

27 May 22:45 FXStreet 4480975639024284085.html
CNN's opinion-fueled anchors 'disqualify themselves' from moderating the upcoming presidential debates, critics say

CNN has had a strong presence in the presidential debates in the past two elections cycles as its anchors landed the coveted honor of being selected as a debate moderator but the network's drastic shift towards opinion-fueled coverage towards President Trump may prevent them from even being considered as a serious selection in the upcoming debates in the fall. 

27 May 22:51 Fox News 7362823819935826591.html
Legendary Mexican beach resort Acapulco upended by coronavirus

ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) - Intensive care units in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco are close to capacity as the coronavirus threatens to overwhelm hospitals and leaves local authorities scrambling to dig more graves.

27 May 22:33 Reuters 8334514181732338597.html
Canadian judge OKs U.S. extradition case for Weng Wanzhou to proceed

May 27 (UPI) -- A judge in Canada ruled Wednesday that the United States can continue its fight to extradite a senior Huawei executive arrested in 2018 on conspiracy and fraud charges.

27 May 22:28 UPI 8257973865056019317.html
You can vote for Joe Biden without discrediting Tara Reade, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Whether or not Tara Reade's accusation is true, it is certainly credible, and people working to discredit her are telling on themselves.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 22:09 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756086213455.html
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants special US treatment

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

27 May 22:54 Malaymail 302165936314410703.html
Major Fire At South Mumbai Hotel, At Least 25 Rescued

At least 25 people were rescued after a major fire broke out in a five-storey hotel in south Mumbai on Wednesday night, officials said.

27 May 22:44 NDTV.com 5090057681591062186.html
Minnesota Vikings Release Strong Statement After The Death of George Floyd By Cops (PIC)

(Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) Protesters have crowded the streets everyday on the Minneapolis intersection where George Floyd lost consciousness…

27 May 22:41 Total Pro Sports 5536572205028046095.html
US COVID-19 Death Count Crosses 1,00,000-Mark: Report

The United States has now recorded more than 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Johns Hopkins University reported Wednesday -- a somber milestone and by far the highest total in the world.

27 May 22:05 NDTV.com 5090057682110044389.html
WHO Creates Foundation to Boost Funding in Coronavirus Fight

Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. (Reuters) WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus denied the move … WHO Creates Foundation to Boost Funding in Coronavirus Fight Read More »

27 May 22:23 ISSCNC 6824315490348230404.html
US coronavirus death toll tops 100,000

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the United States has surpassed 100,000, approximately doubling the death toll recorded in late April.

27 May 22:25 Washington Examiner 4625792332735779813.html
Executive Order on Social Media Companies Will Be Signed on Thursday - White House

President Trump earlier threatened to put regulations or even shut down social media sites, including Twitter, after the latter labeled the president's tweets with...

27 May 22:38 Sputniknews 967333867636865949.html
'Trans-Tasman bubble' between Australia and New Zealand could open in September

A travel industry group working to establish a 'Trans-Tasman bubble' says it will present a plan to both governments early next month and eyes flights resuming as early as September.

27 May 22:26 Traveller 679876629474690985.html
More than 100,000 people now dead from coronavirus in the US

The coronavirus death toll in the United States surpassed 100,000 on Wednesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally, making the US the first country to reach the six-figure, grim milestone. 

27 May 22:34 Aljazeera 6642629762301631355.html
Police welcome doctors with roses in Kashmir

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

27 May 22:18 The Hindu 6679535025867322906.html
Troy Deeney reveals online abuse over refusal to return amid coronavirus

The striker has not returned to training.

27 May 22:18 Sports Mole 7750663361017640561.html
It’s Official: 100,000 Are Dead of Covid-19 in America, and Their Blood Is on Trump’s Hands

Most of the coronavirus deaths could have been avoided if Trump had enacted social-distancing measures sooner.

27 May 22:44 The Intercept 3645855239364135739.html
US President Trump: If the FISA Bill is passed tonight on the House floor, I will quickly VETO it.

While parting ways from a sustained attack on China, US President Donald Trump recently tweeted his dissent for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance

27 May 22:38 FXStreet 4480975639958029398.html
118 escape from isolation centres

A total of 118 people have so far escaped from Covid-19 quarantine and isolation centres countrywide in separate incidents while police have arrested 41 738 people for violating lockdown regulations and the Liquor Act.

27 May 22:23 Nehanda Radio 3802011522810505102.html
Report: Israel tried to save architect of Sudan-Israel relations, but she died of corona - Foreign Affairs

Flight that took off from Israel to Sudan and caused speculation reportedly aimed to save diplomat, but she ultimately died of coronavirus.

27 May 22:20 Israel National News 5374683669949781056.html
Refrain from running regular trains for a month: States to Centre

State governments, including Odisha, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal have told the Centre that resumption of passenger rail service would lead to a further increase in Covid-19 cases.

27 May 22:57 The Economic Times 7653256038133418245.html
Emily Maitlis to miss Newsnight after BBC criticises her Dominic Cummings row coverage

Emily Maitlis will not present Wednesday's episode of Newsnight after the BBC ruled the programme breached impartiality rules over its coverage of the Dominic Cummings lockdown row.

27 May 22:27 independent 5894610845218701619.html
Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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.

27 May 22:30 Reuters 8334514180884193646.html
3 suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Kabul city

The security forces arrested three suspects in connection with the murder of a woman a day before the first day of Eid in Kabul city.

27 May 22:20 The Khaama Press News Agency 6015320582533396898.html
WA sends bureaucrat to China on 'Belt and Road' mission after Premier rules out deal with Beijing

The WA government has sent a senior bureaucrat on a mission to China organised by an organisation advising the Victorian government on its Belt and Road Initiative deal with Beijing.

27 May 22:13 Brisbane Times 2314609338523591942.html
National security law enactment to start

Despite how hard some Western media outlets depict swarms of illegal protesters in Hong Kong as

27 May 22:58 Global Times 7829414520386791440.html
TSL bosses acquitted again

Harare Regional Magistrate Mrs Sandra Mupindu has, for the second time, acquitted three Tobacco Sales Limited (TSL) bosses accused of selling a farm for US$600 000 after it had been gazetted by Government for acquisition under the land reform programme.

27 May 22:36 Nehanda Radio 3802011523734174771.html
'I have not killed any Tutsis': Alleged financier of Rwandan genocide denies involvement after decades on the run

The accused financier of the genocide of 800,000 men, women, and children denied he was responsible after being captured this month in France.

27 May 22:54 Washington Examiner 4625792333004989615.html
Filipino crew member stuck on cruise ship commits suicide

32-year-old died on Virgin's Scarlet Lady, trapped at sea due to coronavirus

27 May 22:42 Gulf News 2086521545406251412.html
WA sends bureaucrat to China on 'Belt and Road' mission after Premier rules out deal with Beijing

The WA government has sent a senior bureaucrat on a mission to China organised by an organisation advising the Victorian government on its Belt and Road Initiative deal with Beijing.

27 May 22:13 The Age 7967730561504519430.html
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.

27 May 22:40 Firstpost 4760741713291231374.html
Coronavirus pandemic exposes inequality in Ecuador's Guayaquil

When Victoria Sanchez and her mother, Eufemia Nicolaza Sanches Pin, showed up at their local public hospital in Ecuador's Guayaquil for Sanches Pin's weekly dialysis treatment last month, hospital staff refused to let the mother, a diabetic, in because she had a runny nose. 

27 May 22:44 Aljazeera 6642629762686999447.html
Afghanistan records 625 new positive cases of coronavirus in past 24 hours

The authorities in Afghanistan recorded 625 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across the country in the past 24 hours.

27 May 22:28 The Khaama Press News Agency 6015320583518124272.html
House passes bill that would sanction Chinese officials over Xinjiang camps

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would impose sanctions on senior Chinese officials responsible for the forced labor camps that have targeted Uighur Muslims and other

27 May 22:01 TheHill 355432918686386194.html
If an MP heckles in a virtual House of Commons, does it make a sound?

Conservative MP Cathy McLeod tried gamely Wednesday to adhere to a long-standing parliamentary tradition, heckling her rivals across the aisle in the House of Commons for an answer that wasn't up to snuff.

27 May 22:18 CP24 1887544294947716386.html
62% believe Modi govt either met or exceeded their expectations: Survey

In the survey, 56 per cent of participants were of the view that Modi govt has not been able to address unemployment situation in the country.

27 May 22:02 Deccan Herald 2027555797449815512.html
Senate Democrats take on GOP court-packing in blistering new report

The senators pointed to conservative activist Leonard Leo as the driving force behind the many of the president's appointments.

27 May 22:12 Yahoo 7097669638940875037.html
Wike cancels lockdown, imposes curfew - The Nation Nigeria

Rivers State Government has cancelled its former decision to resume lockdown of the capital city,  comprising Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt ...

27 May 22:13 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445899965057419.html
Piers Morgan backs Emily Maitlis in Cummings 'impartiality row' against 'BBC weasels'

Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan has hit out at BBC management after Emily Maitlis was replaced on Newsnight after transgressing impartiality lines

27 May 22:59 mirror 675785261586849339.html
US commanders discussing ‘Earlier than planned Significant troops reduction’ in Afghanistan

The U.S. commanders are discussing options for significantly reducing the U.S. troops in Afghanistan, a move that could bring all U.S. troops back before the voters go to the polls in next presidential elections.

27 May 22:05 The Khaama Press News Agency 6015320583195495245.html
Trump says he will get 'very full report' on death of George Floyd

President Trump said he will receive a White House briefing on the death of George Floyd, a black man who died while in custody of Minneapolis police officers.

27 May 22:36 Washington Examiner 4625792333546062921.html
"Move on" says British PM, as row over adviser Cummings persists

By William James and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a

27 May 22:41 Firstpost 4760741713502205847.html
Long Beach hit-and-run: Man, dog killed by burglary suspect in crash during police chase

A man and his dog were killed in a hit-and-run crash involving a burglary suspect who was fleeing from police in Long Beach Tuesday night.

27 May 22:32 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010439741238895.html
If an MP heckles in a virtual House of Commons, does it make a sound?

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Cathy McLeod tried gamely Wednesday to adhere to a long-standing parliamentary tradition, heckling her rivals across the aisle in t

27 May 22:12 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245883284806.html
CAI urges Centre to take steps to control desert locust attack

In a representation to both the ministers, Atul Ganatra, president, CAI said that sowing of cotton in north India is complete to the extent of 80%.

27 May 22:24 The Financial Express 1288289581428407249.html
UConn fugitive Peter Manfredonia may have been spotted in Uber to Maryland

The machete-wielding University of Connecticut student who is being hunted for a killing spree may have last been seen fleeing south across the Maryland state line in an Uber, according to a report

27 May 22:05 New York Post 7654946768600535438.html
Nepal defers amendment on updating its map

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

27 May 22:27 The Telegraph 2864094127814745396.html
You can vote for Joe Biden without discrediting Tara Reade

Whether or not Tara Reade's accusation is true, it is certainly credible, and people working to discredit her are telling on themselves.

27 May 22:09 Business Insider 6060062399854971727.html
Sreelekha to be Kerala's first woman DGP, to head Fire & Rescue Services Department

R Sreelekha will be the first woman Director General of Police in Kerala after the state government on Wednesday appointed her as Fire and Rescue Services DGP as part of a major reshuffle. The state

27 May 22:23 Deccan Herald 2027555796090338135.html
Trump says he’ll be back for delayed SpaceX rocket launch

President Trump has confirmed he will be back in Florida on Saturday after Wednesday’s highly anticipated SpaceX rocket launch was canceled due to bad weather. “Thank you to @NASA and

27 May 22:38 New York Post 7654946767999100443.html
German Presidency in EU to Prioritize Relations With US, China, Merkel Says

BERLIN (Sputnik) - Relations with China and the United States, as well as broader transatlantic cooperation, are going to be the priorities of Germany's upcoming...

27 May 22:05 Sputniknews 967333867653867959.html
RFE/RL: Ukrainian court finds Lviv student guilty of torching RFE/RL reporter's car

The 19-year-old university student admitted his guilt to the court and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.

27 May 22:20 UNIAN 6863008971076296244.html
Donald Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China

Donald Trump 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 12:10 The Economic Times 7653256036845343724.html
Kolkata Metro Railway to start trial run of trains for maintenance

Preparations have begun for restarting metro services in the city with stress on maintaining social distancing at stations and inside the trains

27 May 12:25 Business-Standard 1502508924825089491.html
Iran president calls for harsher measures to combat ‘honour’ killings

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

27 May 12:40 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773799080744.html
ZANU PF calls for arrest of more MDC officials

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 demonstr...

27 May 12:17 Bulawayo24 News 5565663539188273139.html
Donald Trump threatens to shut down social media as Twitter fact-checks him

President Trump hit out hours after Twitter added a 'misleading information' tag to his tweets to flag up inaccuracies

27 May 12:45 Metro 970161747604065328.html
Day 64 of coronavirus lockdown: Ground report from Indian cities

India News: NEW DELHI: With 6,387 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's count of Covid-19 rose to 1,51,767 on Wednesday, said the Union ministry of .

27 May 12:23 The Times of India 6060938664098114100.html
Police were called to reports of a body in the River Irwell... thankfully it was a mannequin

There were large numbers of police and ambulance vehicles seen parked in Spinningfields

27 May 12:02 men 6694993429632019593.html
Donald Trump suggests social media could be shut down due to bias against conservatives

After Twitter labeled some of Donald Trump's recent tweets as misinformation, the U.S. President has suggested that social media could be shut down over fears that they silence conservative opinions.

27 May 12:44 Neowin 8633418615257484796.html
How Wuhan tested 6.5 million for coronavirus in days

While other governments have struggled to provide testing for their populations on a broad scale, China has embarked on a citywide campaign to prevent a resurgence of infections at all costs. It has succeeded, according to residents and Chinese news reports, by mobilizing thousands of medical and other workers and spending hundreds of millions of dollars.

27 May 12:03 The Economic Times 7653256037285130796.html
Minneapolis officers fired in death of black man George Floyd; Protests erupt across city

Firings came swiftly for four Minneapolis police officers after bystander video captured the death of a black man in custody.

27 May 12:01 ABC7 New York 7327811147677849432.html
France bans hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 amid safety concerns

The French government on Wednesday cancelled a decree allowing hospital doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to patients..

27 May 12:34 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900135243357.html
Angus gamekeeper finds Aberdeen man missing in hills for three days

An Angus gamekeeper carried a missing north east man to safety on his quad bike after finding him in the hills on the border with Aberdeenshire.

27 May 12:32 The Courier 4275302766836080472.html
Higher education system faces the inequities COVID-19 exposes

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a crisis across higher education, for both institutions and learners. But these new challenges are coming to rest on old inequalities that kept many low and middle-income ...

27 May 12:10 phys.org 3476726123286476430.html
Lithuanian man (34) in court over murder of man in north Belfast

A Lithuanian man has been charged with the murder of another man whose body was found in a house in Belfast.

27 May 12:36 The Irish News 993066958263634.html
India won't budge on Ladakh in face of China threat

India’s military will match the deployment and mobilisation of the People’s Liberation Army at the LAC

27 May 12:11 The Asian Age 2126266544883301681.html
EU open to two-year Brexit extension, says Michel Barnier

The bloc’s chief negotiator said it had always remained open to any extension.

27 May 12:28 Shropshire Star 3480199992319004446.html
A touring Bolivian orchestra is stranded in a German castle surrounded by 23 packs of wolves

Earlier this spring, more than 20 members of Orquesta Experimental de Instrumentos Nativos pan flute orchestra left their homes in Bolivia and embarked on a European tour. They arrived in Germany o…

27 May 12:00 Boing Boing 4601305169346663060.html
Mamata petitions PM against 'whimsical' scheduling of Shramik trains

India News: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sought PM Modi's intervention on Wednesday in the alleged "whimsical" functioning of the railways in sending Shramik Sp

27 May 12:24 The Times of India 6060938663633817807.html
ICMR asks states to revise cost of Covid-19 test; material cost may reduce

India has reported a total number of 1,51,767 cases of coronavirus, of which 64,425 have been cured/discharged while 4,337 have lost their lives

27 May 12:47 Business-Standard 1502508924609909134.html
Coronavirus fines in north drop from almost 400 to 30 in a month

The number of fines issued by the PSNI over social distancing rules dropped from nearly 400 to 30 in a month, it can be revealed.

27 May 12:00 The Irish News 993066474224995.html
Germany can't confirm Merkel will attend G7 in person: spokeswoman

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel cannot confirm her physical presence at an envisaged summit of the Group of Seven (G7) in the United States yet, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday, adding that this would depend on how the coronavirus pandemic develops.

27 May 12:12 Reuters 8334514180108180736.html
Donald Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China border dispute

Trump 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. 'We have informed both India and China that the United States is ready, willing and able to mediate or arbitrate their now raging border dispute

27 May 12:05 Oneindia 2023829372494537972.html
KDF Soldier & Police Officer Feared Dead After Friendly Fire at Midnight

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

27 May 12:38 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153768071249.html
Police probing Ardrossan 'shooting' have arrested second man in connection with murder probe

The investigation into the death of Paul Cairns, 42, continues as police make second arrest in murder probe.

27 May 12:10 dailyrecord 552235480237366144.html
Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic

Locusts, a global pandemic, ravaging cyclone, a deadly heatwave and raging forest fires have all but crushed India's efforts to get back on track at a time when it is dealing with its worst economic crisis since Independence.

27 May 12:11 Firstpost 4760741712534858089.html
Aisha Jumwa Among 7 Nasa MPs to Be Expelled From House Committees

House Minority Whip Junet Mohamed said that the legislators would be 'isolated and quarantined for six months' following which the...

27 May 12:42 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153417097753.html
EU proposes $825 billion COVID-19 'Recovery Plan for Europe'

May 27 (UPI) -- The European Union on Wednesday proposed a $825 billion stimulus plan to help stabilize member states amid a recession brought on by the COVID-19 crisis.

27 May 12:39 UPI 8257973865007806683.html
US: Four Minneapolis policemen fired after the death of black man pinned down by white officer

Video captured by the bystanders on Monday showed George Floyd shouting ‘I cannot breathe’ as a police officer knelt on his neck.

27 May 12:48 Scroll.in 8669301693886427950.html
Edo 2020: APC faction picks Ize-Iyamu as consensus aspirant

Sola Shittu, Benin Former Secretary to Edo State Government and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2016 governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has emerged the...

27 May 12:28 Punch Newspapers 3524240995286462745.html
Minneapolis mayor: Officer who put knee on George Floyd's neck should be charged

Firings came swiftly for four Minneapolis police officers after bystander video captured the death of a black man in custody.

27 May 12:01 ABC7 New York 7327811149440907512.html
We’re yet to have any meaningful engagement with govt over strike, says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday said it was yet to have on any meaningful engagement with Federal Government since the union embarked on an indefinite strike.

27 May 12:46 The Guardian 7580308505703115632.html
Michel Barnier tells SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford European Union ‘open’ to Brexit delay

The European Union is "open" to a two-year Brexit delay, chief negotiator Michel Barnier has revealed amid continued deadlock.

27 May 12:58 The Courier 4275302767334908582.html
KNUT Boss Sossion Piles Pressure On Magoha To Postpone KCSE, KCPE Exams To 2021

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

27 May 12:05 KahawaTungu 3304128541676061985.html
Viral Video: UP Farmer Plays DJ Music To Scare Away Locusts!

LUCKNOW: At least five states in India including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are currently facing threat of crop destruction due to massive locust attack. As the

27 May 12:21 Sakshi Post 1016059426400920363.html
300 Arrested As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong Over China's Proposed Law

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 12:55 NDTV.com 5090057681383354243.html
President Donald Trump, Twitter at war over free speech

President Donal Trump of the United States (US) on Wednesday, May 27, threatened to close down the micro-blogging site, Twitter, including all social media.

27 May 12:22 Legit 3764253649949807880.html
Japan police arrest man in Kyoto anime arson that killed 36

Shinji Aoba is accused of storming into Kyoto Animation's No. 1 studio on July 18 last year, setting it on fire and killing 36 people, and injuring more than 30 others.

27 May 12:15 WVLT 4089046911833277258.html
Brazil leads daily virus deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil reported the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world Tuesday with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list.

27 May 12:15 manilastandard.net 4715274784449562205.html
Pandemic creating ‘lockdown generation’ as one in six youths stop work: UN

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused surging unemployment worldwide, but has hit young workers especially hard, forcing more than one in six people aged under 29 to stop working, the UN said Wednesday.

27 May 12:50 Hindustan Times 696565557862198649.html
PM Modi pays tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary

Remembering his great grandfather, Gandhi tweeted, "Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji was a brave freedom fighter, the architect of modern India and our first Prime Minister'

27 May 12:43 Business-Standard 1502508926452680172.html
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: AIFF says venues for mega event will be ready in time despite COVID-19 pandemic

Footballing activities in India is currently suspended due to the health crisis but Das said preparatory camp for the U-17 probables would start soon.

27 May 12:10 Firstpost 4760741713043094854.html
PM takes Brexit decisions, Cummings does not give instructions: UK negotiator

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes the main decisions on Brexit policy and his senior advisor Dominic Cummings does not give instructions on negotiations with the European Union, the UK’s chief negotiator David Frost said on Wednesday.

27 May 12:45 Reuters 8334514181350900555.html
PD: Bicyclist hit, killed near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road

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

27 May 12:09 ABC15 Arizona 911680910323643854.html
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to 'strongly regulate' or even shut down social media platforms after Twitter applied a fact-check to two of his tweets this week.

27 May 12:45 CTVNews 2422791598710130438.html
Wall Street Journal: Trump 'smear' about Scarborough staffer death is 'same sort of trash' as Steele dossier

The Wall Street Journal compared President Trump's accusations that Joe Scarborough committed murder to the Steele dossier.

27 May 12:24 Washington Examiner 4625792332502885525.html
Candidates who cannot return to school may appear for CBSE board exam in their home district: HRD Minister

There are many students who were residing in hostels and other accommodations away from home returned to their families after a nationwide lockdown was announced on March 25.

27 May 12:15 DNA India 7533428660759790836.html
Locust invasion warning in Odisha

Farmers residing in bordering areas of the state have been asked to remain alert and take immediate preventive steps.

27 May 12:19 Livemint 6614605817861364734.html
Americas will be hardest hit by COVID-19 job losses: International Labour Organization

The outbreak also risks creating a "lockdown generation" of young people forced to play catch-up on the labour market for at least 10 years, the Geneva-based body said.

27 May 12:18 The Economic Times 7653256037419924250.html
Amphan has gone but why Mamata Banerjee is still nervous

It was on Wednesday last week that Amphan hit West Bengal leaving a trail of devastation. People are hitting street protesting against Mamata Banerjee government. She has to face election next year.

27 May 12:06 India Today 4286117812769021218.html
Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time

San Francisco - 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 12:43 The Peninsula 1202843881442590165.html
'Over 800 children have tested positive for Covid-19 in Sindh'

Wahab cautio­ns people, says still not too late to be carefu­l

27 May 12:43 The Express Tribune 1105816787687822730.html
Students can appear for CBSE board exams from city they are in: HRD Minister

To enable this, students will have to give the details of their current status. By the first week of June, students will be informed about their exam centre, he had added. The minister also congratulated students and wished them luck for their board exams.

27 May 12:44 The Indian Express 2885715104197223456.html
'Close them down': Trump threatens to regulate or shutter social media platforms after Twitter fact-check

President Trump threatened to close social media companies following Twitter's decision to place a fact-checking alert below a few of his tweets.

27 May 12:04 Washington Examiner 4625792332873917507.html
Ex-TTC CEO Byford to be London Transport Commissioner

Andy Byford, the Briton lionized as New York City’s “Train Daddy,” is to be London’s new Transport Commissioner, taking up the role in June.

27 May 12:56 BNN 3833521687760842839.html
Schools minister can't say whether all primary pupils will be back before summer

Nick Gibb told the Education Select Committee the final decision on when pupils return will be made by the science

27 May 12:42 mirror 675785261398470377.html
GOP Gov. DeWine Urges People To Wear Masks: ‘This Is About Loving Your Fellow Human Being’

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) pointed out on Tuesday night that wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic is a...

27 May 12:34 Talking Points Memo 4598529367220893481.html
Donald Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the Himalayan border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region have accused each other of trespassing over the disputed border.

27 May 12:30 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192911986561.html
Exclusive: How China used deception to mobilise troops at border with India in Ladakh

India Today TV has exclusive details of how China used subterfuge to up its presence and stun the Indian side on the Indo-China border in Ladakh.

27 May 12:47 India Today 4286117813153003642.html
We did not coerce government into allowing places of worship to open - SACC

The South African Council of Churches has rubbished claims that it coerced the government into allowing places of worship to reopen under Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown.

27 May 12:50 News24 3752801376901700733.html
Nigerian military unlawfully detain children at rehabilitation centre for militants: Amnesty

ABUJA (Reuters) - The Nigerian military are unlawfully detaining boys and men at a rehabilitation centre for alleged members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Amnesty International said in a report released on Wednesday.

27 May 12:37 Reuters 8334514180265020543.html
Trump threatens social media outlets with regulation, closure after fact check added to tweet

President Trump on Wednesday morning ratcheted up his feud with social media platforms, threatening to "close them down" a day after Twitter fact-checked a pair of the president's tweets on mail-in

27 May 12:45 TheHill 355432918203333010.html
Stephen Jackson Mourns The Death of His Friend George Floyd At The Hands of Police (VIDEO)

The death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd on Tuesday at the hands of Minneapolis police has caught the attention…

27 May 12:59 Total Pro Sports 5536572205168104233.html
'Suspicious men' seen approaching women at park

Concerned beauty spot visitors urged to report information to the police

27 May 12:15 Liverpool Echo 7727211173548395728.html
More than 450 deaths across Tayside and Fife now linked to coronavirus

More than 450 Tayside and Fife deaths have now been linked to coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.

27 May 12:17 The Courier 4275302767965188108.html
Overall stable and controllable: China on situation at India border

China on Wednesday reiterated that its stance on the border issues with India is consistent and clear, stressing that the situation in the China-India border area is "overall stable and controllable."

27 May 12:08 India Today 4286117813253498042.html
Budgam road mishap: Injured woman succumbs

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

27 May 12:55 Rising Kashmir 9025326238712050787.html
Irish PM Denies Breaking Lockdown After Having Topless BBQ in Park

The lockdown has received scant media coverage in comparison to the scandal surrounding Boris Johnson's chief adviser Dominic Cummings.

27 May 12:26 Breitbart 3148363492228521036.html
Trump Gives Gov. Cooper Deadline on GOP Convention Guarantee

President Trump gave North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper “one week” to determine whether the Republican National Convention scheduled for the end of August in Charlotte can still be held, given the state’s current lockdown status.

27 May 12:05 Townhall 6083908948634128372.html
Thousands Of Illegal Firearms Still In Circulation

Despite the Government claiming to make New Zealand safer with its firearms reforms and gun buyback, according to the Auditor-General we still don’t know how many now illegal firearms are in the country, National’s Police spokesperson Brett Hudson says.

27 May 12:43 SCOOP 5315658998879286434.html
COVID-19 repatriation: 800 Indian pregnant women, 850 patients fly from UAE

A total of 6,500 Indians have flown back home so far

27 May 12:58 Gulf News 2086521545507909728.html
Plymouth Tory MP Johnny Mercer remains quiet over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach saga

An email sent to people contacting Johnny Mercer says 'there may be a little delay before we can reply substantively'

27 May 12:58 PlymouthLive 6373569607381059632.html
Conspiracist-in-Chief? Donald Trump's Most Outlandish Online Theories Revisited

One of the world's biggest news-making Twitter accounts - the one run by Donald Trump - has been fitted with a fact-checking warning after spreading what the platform...

27 May 12:31 Sputniknews 967333869070662124.html
Why Trump’s Popularity Surge Faded So Quickly

The phenomenon demonstrates the rise and fall of dominant leaders in turbulent times

27 May 12:00 Scientific American 532798825416841832.html
Arabian Sea to soon host twin low-pressure areas

Monsoon building in right earnest

27 May 12:04 BusinessLine 5283601762229970.html
How leadership in various countries has affected COVID-19 response effectiveness

Countries across the globe responded differently to the pandemic, and results show a difference in effectiveness as well.

27 May 12:21 The Conversation 6012421227692943680.html
Pay up and we will extend Brexit transition, EU tells Boris Johnson

The bloc's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said an extension could be agreed - at a price

27 May 12:41 mirror 675785261245283696.html
Refugees in East Africa facing starvation due to COVID-19

The UNHCR has warned that urban refugees in East Africa are on the precipice of catastrophe due to a worsening situation brought by the coronavirus

27 May 12:00 Face2Face Africa 5878198131377643891.html
Spurt in reverse migration of NoRKs expected after June 13

Majority of the returnees now under prioritised category

27 May 12:49 The Hindu 6679535026014658661.html
Marine police impounds 11 boats on Lake Albert

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Marine police officers have impounded 11 boats from fishermen at Sebigoro landing site in Kikuube district. It is alleged that the boat owners had defied a night-time ban on fishing activities on Lake Albert in the districts of Hoima, Kagadi, Kikuube and Buliisa. At the time of the ban, …

27 May 12:50 The Independent Uganda: 5099025990270372593.html
SAI plan to get cooks from Kerala centre

More sports News: The Sports Authority of India, South Centre, home to the Indian men’s and women’s hockey squad and around a dozen elite athletes training for the Toky

27 May 12:16 The Times of India 6060938662812870296.html
SBU presses charges against Russian GRU operative who handled senior asset in Ukrainian gov't

The asset, former chief of protocol in Ukraine's Cabinet, had earlier pleaded guilty and sentenced before being handed over to Russia in a major swap effort in September 2019.

27 May 12:00 UNIAN 6863008971168852392.html
New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday a draft blueprint on safely starting travel between New Zealand and Australia will be ...

27 May 12:33 CNA 5644198863022257814.html
Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets to disperse protests over security bill

Hong Kong riot police fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters in the heart of the global financial centre on Wednesday, as new national security laws proposed by Beijing revived anti-government demonstrations.

27 May 12:37 Bdnews24 8119004129691188652.html
Senate President celebrates Nigerian children on Children’s Day

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with Nigerian children on the occasion of the 2020 Children's Day.

27 May 12:07 Vanguard News 4125100339821818404.html
Trump’s Convention Demand Comes Despite Charlotte Virus Surge

President Trump's demand for a full-capacity Republican convention in August is putting pressure on North Carolina health officials — and local Republicans — as coronavirus cases surge in the host county and statewide.

27 May 12:38 Courthouse News Service 1799505149154903651.html
Love Island's Anna Vakili claims she's being threatened after Hyde Park brawl

The reality star has denied starting the fight.

27 May 12:30 Metro 970161747183187743.html
Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact check

The US President claims he will "regulate" or shut down social media companies after Twitter added a fact-check warning to his tweets which spread falsehoods.

27 May 12:16 Australian Financial Review 3974284488366972729.html
Driver high on drugs fatally hits 4-year-old girl in Brentwood, police say

A 4-year-old girl was hit by a car and killed by a driver Suffolk County police say was on drugs.

27 May 12:01 ABC7 New York 7327811149208654410.html
Suspect named after emergency worker is attacked in house

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

27 May 12:06 Liverpool Echo 7727211174365634153.html
India, Africa favour new dimensions to multifaceted partnership in post-Covid world order

“We have common interests on international issues; UN reforms, counter terrorism, peace keeping, cyber security and energy security,” Rahul Chhabra, Indias High Commissioner to Kenya and Ambassador to Somalia, said as he highlighted multifarious collaboration between India and Africa in handling challenges thrown by the pandemic

27 May 12:57 The Economic Times 7653256038236234410.html
3 more COVID-19 deaths, 280 cases in Rajasthan

The novel coronavirus toll in Rajasthan rose to 173 on Wednesday with three more fatalities, while 280 new cases took the tally to 7,816, the Health Department said. The three more deaths were in

27 May 12:19 Deccan Herald 2027555796222753899.html
Relief From Heatwave In North India Soon! Temperature Likely To Dip Down From May 29

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that there might be some relief in the heatwave conditions from May 29. Many places in North India recorded temperatures over 45 degrees celsius.

27 May 12:07 Abplive 5873643725484904285.html
After Pakistan, Donald Trump Says Now Ready To Mediate India-China 'Border Dispute'

Trump had said last year that US was ready to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir issue if both sides agreed.

27 May 12:45 HUFFPOST 6665507017223361852.html
European Jewish Communities and the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus crisis has shaken many European Jewish communities to the core. As the EU member states try to return to normal in the aftermath of the most severe threat to the lives of their citizens since WWII, the continent’s Jewish communities struggle to come to terms with the devastating events of the past months.

27 May 12:18 The Jewish Press 7246030801041083949.html
Kellyanne Conway slams Twitter's Trump fact-checks: They're done by 'people who attack him all day long'

In a sharp rebuke of Twitter's first-ever move to fact-check a tweet by President Trump, White House adviser to the president Kellyanne Conway insisted Wednesday that Democrats within the mainstream media cannot be relied upon. 

27 May 12:20 Fox News 7362823821560632738.html
Youth support critical to battle COVID-19-related employment challenges

Researchers from The University of Western Australia's Centre for Social Impact say supporting young people is more important now than ever, highlighting the long-term impact on youth unemployment as ...

27 May 12:13 phys.org 3476726123742896663.html
Grassley says White House ‘failed’ to explain why IGs were fired

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is calling out the White House for failing to adequately explain President Trump’s recent firings of inspectors general, claiming that the removals violated requirements to provide Congress with the reasoning for such decisions. 

27 May 12:28 Fox News 7362823819877093774.html
Head of Italy's Lombardy region given police escort as COVID anger mounts

The governor of Lombardy, the northern region at the epicentre of Italy's coronavirus outbreak, said on Wednesday that he had been given a police escort after growing criticism of his administration's handling of the crisis. Lombardy, Italy's richest and most populous region and the motor

27 May 12:19 Yahoo 7097669638629294977.html
Cummings was wrong – but his actions won’t get people going back to shops

Dominic Cummings is an arrogant, out-of-touch fool who should have apologised to the country and handed in his resignation to the Prime Minister by 10am on Saturday morning.

27 May 12:10 East Anglian Daily Times 681138151523330594.html
US willing to ‘mediate or arbitrate raging border dispute’: Donald Trump on India-China standoff at LAC

Indian and Chinese troops have remained engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in several areas along the LAC in eastern Ladakh.

27 May 12:39 The Statesman 1191309780630811025.html
China hits back at call in Belgian parliament for COVID-19 inquiry

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

27 May 12:43 POLITICO 2584151346794385270.html
PM takes Brexit decisions, Cummings does not give instructions, says UK negotiator

LONDON, May 27 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes the main decisions on Brexit policy and his senior advisor Dominic Cummings does not give instructions on negotiations with the European Union, the UK’s chief negotiator David Frost said today. “The Brexit policy is set by the Prime...

27 May 12:50 Malaymail 302165935625618888.html
Biden calls Trump 'absolute fool' for not wearing face mask

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

27 May 12:19 CNA 5644198862784920989.html
Donald Trump Threatens To ‘Strongly Regulate’ Or Close Down Social Media Platforms

Donald Trump escalated his feud with social media on Wednesday morning when he threatened to “strongly regulate” or shut down platforms he feels are showing a bias against conservative ...

27 May 12:46 The Inquisitr 1745625231438313033.html
Trump Threatens to Regulate, Close Down Twitter Amid Spat Over Flagged Tweets

The president accused the social media giant of “completely stifling FREE speech” late Tuesday, warning that he would not allow this to continue after the microblogging...

27 May 12:02 Sputniknews 967333867605942096.html
Mistakes happen, not good to amplify small negative points: Ambassador of Zambia to China

Zambia's Ambassador to China dismissed the reports by some Western media outlets about Africans being discriminated against because of the novel coronavirus.

27 May 12:33 Global Times 7829414521146445351.html
Antigraft group reports KPK’s new law enforcement deputy over ethical violation

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

27 May 12:36 The Jakarta Post 7678601103053693147.html
Head of Italy's Lombardy region given police escort as COVID anger mounts

MILAN (Reuters) - The governor of Lombardy, the northern region at the epicentre of Italy’s coronavirus outbreak, said on Wednesday that he had been given a police escort after growing criticism of his administration’s handling of the crisis.

27 May 12:19 Reuters 8334514180179258367.html
COVID-19: Trump thinks in-person G7 summit would be great example of reopening, says White House

Originally, Trump wanted to hold the G7 at his club in the Miami area, as announced by then-acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney in a press conference last fall, but it was subsequently moved to Camp David in June amid public pressure.

27 May 12:16 The Financial Express 1288289580288899772.html
Alarm As Mathare Accounts For 33 Of 123 New Cases Of Covid-19 Confirmed In Kenya

Kenya has confirmed 123 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours raising the national tally to 1,471.Addressing the nation during the daily Covid-19 update from Afya Hous

27 May 12:24 KahawaTungu 3304128542651262232.html
Reporting migrant crisis on bicycles

Two journalists with Asiaville news are pedalling their way from Delhi to Lucknow in search of the many stories behind the main picture

27 May 12:33 The Hindu 6679535024768038897.html
The government has lost the authority to govern. What comes next is death and chaos

The decision to protect "chief strategist" Cummings, and to propagate the logic of the madhouse, will cost lives

27 May 12:12 mirror 675785260164905627.html
'Unprecedent collapse' in overseas visitors as air and sea travel fall 99% in April

Just 16,100 people arrived in Ireland last month, according to the CSO.

27 May 12:55 TheJournal.ie 6446904418354962000.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies after Twitter warning

Trump, withou­t offeri­ng any eviden­ce, reiter­ated his accusa­tions of politi­cal bias by techno­logy platfo­rms

27 May 12:35 The Express Tribune 1105816787336621695.html
KKR to plant trees, aid in relief work in Cyclone Amphan aftermath

Kolkata Knight Riders announced to plant 5000 trees and also committed to contribute to the West Bengal Chief Minister's Relief Fund in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan.

27 May 12:03 The Indian Express 2885715105072558132.html
China Is An Abrahamic Power Without A Moral Compass; It Cannot Succeed

China is pursuing power without principle. It must be shown its place.

27 May 12:14 Swarajya 4977622830265178577.html
In Mideast, religion looms large in corona 'infodemic'

"At times of inexplicable crisis and conflict, people revert to their cultural myths and convictions to make sense of what is going on." 

27 May 12:30 The Jakarta Post 7678601103156503153.html
Trump threatens to 'strongly regulate' social media platforms after Twitter labels his tweets

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to 'strongly regulate' or even shut down social media platforms after Twitter applied a fact-check to two of his tweets this week.

27 May 12:45 CTVNews 2422791597314644842.html
Report: Emergency UN/WHO Funding For Palestinians Ends Up With Terrorist Group

Through the tangled web of bureaucracy, money for health emergencies is funding terrorist activities and anti-Israel propaganda.

27 May 12:04 Breaking Israel News 540123160850604767.html
Mamata Banerjee seeks PM's intervention in railways sending Shramik Special trains to WB

The state's infrastructure is 'stretched to its limit' following the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan, she said, adding that West Bengal can receive very few trains carrying migrant workers on a daily basis as of now. The state considers the ferrying of a large number of migrant workers by the railways as a big pr

27 May 12:25 Oneindia 2023829370716530559.html
Motorsport UK aims to get back on track from July 4

LONDON (Reuters) - The governing body for motorsport in Britain aims to resume racing activities without spectators from July 4, it said on Wednesday.

27 May 12:14 Reuters 8334514181308121887.html
Singaporean gets four months jail for Covid-19 Facebook post

SINGAPORE, May 27 — A taxi driver was jailed for four months in Singapore today over a Facebook post in which he falsely claimed food outlets would close and urged people to stock up due to impending Covid-19 restrictions, local media reported. Kenneth Lai Yong Hui, 40, deleted the message sent...

27 May 12:48 Malaymail 302165934855979984.html
UK government hopeful to get go-ahead for schools reopening: PM's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government hopes it will get the go-ahead from scientists to proceed with the return of some pupils to schools on June 1 and be able to work on ways to increase social contact, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said.

27 May 12:02 Reuters 8334514179735344448.html
Pakistan plane crash: Airbus experts from France begin probe

The Express Tribune in its report stated that the bodies are identified through DNA testing and so far, 41 bodies have been handed over to the family members of the deceased.

27 May 12:30 The Financial Express 1288289580169269541.html
Oxford to Resume Face-to-Face Classes as Leading Universities Move online.

The UK's leading universities are looking at ways to continue their daily responsibilities as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country. While...

27 May 12:50 Sputniknews 967333869305639946.html
Coronavirus lockdown | CBSE students can shift exam venues

They can write the Class 10 & 12 exams in their current district, says HRD Minister

27 May 12:29 The Hindu 6679535024763483689.html
UK's Frost: EU has a lot on its plate right now

The European Union has a lot on its plate right now and it's important they keep enough focus on Brexit negotiations and do not relegate them, the UK'

27 May 12:54 FXStreet 4480975639383791619.html
Passenger on Alliance Air's Delhi-Ludhiana flight tests Covid-19 positive

According to the spokesperson, there were 36 passengers and five crew members in the flight.

27 May 12:02 Business-Standard 1502508926204885712.html
Fire Dept says to coordinate with MOH, Immigration Dept for disinfection ops at detention centres

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) is waiting for coordination from the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Immigration Department to conduct public sanitation and disinfection at Immigration detention centres which recorded Covid-19 positive cases. Its director-general...

27 May 12:50 Malaymail 302165935170137530.html
Paddy crop suffers rice leaf mite attack

THANJAVUR Summer paddy crop raised in some parts of delta districts is said to be affected by rice leaf mite, according to the Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai.In a press release, the TRR

27 May 12:53 The Hindu 6679535024723666662.html
Covid-19: 792 new cases detected in Delhi, total shoots to 15,257

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHWF) reported 1,51,767 as the total number of cases in the country with 4,337 deaths.

27 May 12:10 newsx.com 5974563062524685771.html
Trump threatens to shutter social media companies after Twitter warning

WASHINGTON, May 27 — US President Donald Trump today 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. Trump, without offering any evidence,...

27 May 12:51 Malaymail 302165935705942884.html
Foreigner allegedly asks whether the Govt is considerate of the mental health of expats

Foreigner allegedly asks whether the Govt is considerate of the mental health of expats

27 May 12:00 The Independent 5308065341879309846.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
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
Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

27 May 10:19 Reuters 8334514179822490525.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
Despite COVID-19 Crisis Britain Has Not Let Its Guard Down To Terrorist Threat, Says Expert

The British state, including the security forces, have been focusing on the threat from COVID-19 since it arrived in February. So does that mean the police are letting...

27 May 10:38 Sputniknews 967333869029212405.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
Staffing giants join forces to decode COVID-19 puzzle

Give a clarion call: ‘Help India Get Back to Work Safely’

27 May 10:52 The Hindu 6679535024351716594.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
In Spain, food aid queues grow as poverty outpaces 2008 crisis

MADRID, May 27 — Accepting food handouts for the first time has become reality for thousands in Spain where poverty has soared during the epidemic, echoing the 2008 crisis from which many have barely recovered. Jacqueline Alvarez, 42, is picking up basic foodstuffs in the working-class...

27 May 10:56 Malaymail 302165935986862701.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
Covid-19: Congress’ Randeep Surjewala seeks to intervene in SC’s migrants crisis case

Surjewala said he and the Congress were unable to raise the issue of migrant labourers in Parliament as no sessions have been held since March.

27 May 10:34 Scroll.in 8669301693391554024.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
The shade of a giant tree provided an escape from the heat for some Delhi residents

India is wilting under a heatwave, with temperatures in places reaching 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) and the capital enduring its hottest May day in nearly two decades. Scorching weather is a growing menace in the world's second-most populous nation, and the United Nations warned

27 May 10:05 Yahoo 7097669638555109863.html
Greta Thunberg hits out at Denmark for pumping wastewater into Oresund Strait

The waterway separates Denmark from Sweden, Greta’s home country.

27 May 10:32 Shropshire Star 3480199991931152053.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
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
WHO Chief Thanks UK’s Johnson for Support After ‘Very Good’ Phone Call

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday thanked UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for support for the global...

27 May 10:02 Sputniknews 967333868928605190.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
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
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
Andhra Pradesh natives happy to return home

The first domestic flight landed at Vijayawada airport from Chennai with 79 passengers

27 May 10:39 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363501195899.html
Jenrick is latest minister to give 'car crash' interview defending Cummings

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

27 May 10:17 Metro 970161748427700153.html
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
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
Heartbreaking: Twitterati shocked by video of baby trying to wake up dead mother

In a heartbreaking video, a baby who was seen trying to wake up his dead mother with a shroud covering the body at a railway station in Bihar.

27 May 10:08 Free Press Journal 9080771786942870783.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
Swarms Of Locusts Unleash Havoc In Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh And Other States

This year’s locust attack has been termed the worst in two decades, with Rajasthan having suffered the harshest blow.

27 May 10:39 Swarajya 4977622828644060692.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
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
Dr Patrick Amoth's Powerful Father Who Sired Siaya Governor

Unknown to many, Health DG Patrick Amoth and Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga were raised by...

27 May 10:02 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838154697046417.html
‘Mr. Trump is debasing his office’: The famously conservative Wall Street Journal editorial board slammed the president for pushing a Joe Scarborough murder conspiracy

The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board has come out against President Trump for pushing a conspiracy theory about MSNBC anchor Joe Scarborough.

27 May 10:03 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883983895413.html
WHO says the Americas are new COVID-19 epicenter as deaths surge in Latin America

The Americas have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a Tuesday briefing, as a US study forecast deaths surging in Brazil and other Latin American countries through August.

27 May 10:15 The Jakarta Post 7678601102760798131.html
Stranded overseas, Chinese vent anger on aviation regulator

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has been flooded with tens of thousands of social media comments criticising it and the Chinese government for the small number of flight options to bring home the people stranded overseas.

27 May 10:18 The Indian Express 2885715103977782443.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
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
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
No one can threaten Modi's India: Ravi Shankar Prasad amid rising tension in east Ladakh

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday demanded from the government a statement on the stand-off at the border in Ladakh and Sikkim and relations with Nepal.

27 May 10:16 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192075753724.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
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
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
WATCH | 'I can't breath': Four Minnesota cops fired after death of unarmed George Floyd

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday, a day after a bystander's cellphone video captured one of them kneeling on the neck of an unarmed black man who later died in a hospital.

27 May 10:06 TimesLIVE 7950036620475437290.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
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
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
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
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
Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray on shaky ground as murmurs of rift within MVA grow, Sharad Pawar takes centrestage

The MVA government continues to face a relentless attack from the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party over poor handling of the COVID situation.

27 May 10:46 The Financial Express 1288289581458980164.html
Greta Thunberg hits out at Denmark for pumping wastewater into Oresund Strait

The waterway separates Denmark from Sweden, Greta’s home country.

27 May 10:34 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774012733109.html
How South Africa’s action on Covid-19 contrasts sharply with its response to Aids

Country’s swift response is distinct from the handling of the HIV crisis 20 years ago. Have lessons been learnt?

27 May 10:00 the Guardian 1491978796456840282.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
Horrifying moment a hippo throws an impala over its head in a South African river after battling circling hyenas and wild dogs

The rare riverside battle of four species was filmed in Kruger National Park. Photographer Rogan Kerr and field guide Francois Pienaar took videos of the hippo fighting African wild dogs and killing an impala.

27 May 10:17 Mail Online 124328110595324943.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
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
'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
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
Poland's PM is confident presidential vote will be held in June

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s presidential election will be held in June, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday, amid speculation that a spat over legislation on the way the vote will be conducted may push the ballot date back well beyond next month.

27 May 10:20 Reuters 8334514180370618277.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
House to begin proxy voting; GOP sues to block historic change

May 27 (UPI) -- The House is set to begin a historic new proxy voting resolution on Wednesday that will let lawmakers cast votes for absent lawmakers, a prospect opposed by Republicans in the lower chamber.

27 May 10:36 UPI 8257973865252625856.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
Bible Verse Speaking Against Wearing 'Religious Mask' Gets Attention After Pope's Public Mass

On Sunday, Pope Francis delivered a mass blessing for the first time in three months; the move that was both supported and criticised by many in relation to existing...

27 May 10:39 Sputniknews 967333868346756806.html
South Africa to let places of worship reopen from June

South Africa's churches and other places of worship can reopen their doors from June, but will be limited to 50 people, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday as coronavirus lockdown rules are further eased.

27 May 10:00 The Jakarta Post 7678601102321661059.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
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
Congress cannot pass the buck in Maharashtra: Fadnavis after RaGa remarks

Fadnavis said that speculative statements like the Opposition trying to destabilise the Sena-led government are wrong.

27 May 10:39 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363342833156.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
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
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
Locust swarms headed towards Delhi; crops threatened in many states

Higher than normal temperatures have helped locusts spread more rapidly in different parts of the states

27 May 10:55 Business-Standard 1502508926070364800.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
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 The Age 7967730562878925579.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
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
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
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
Meat Seller’s Family Party Is A COVID-19 Super-Spreader

HYDERABAD: A family get-together organized by a meat seller of the city in utter disregard for COVID-19 preventive measures has ended up as a super-spreader for the dreaded virus on Tuesday. As many

27 May 10:36 Sakshi Post 1016059426577023033.html
Brazil leads daily coronavirus deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil reported the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world Tuesday with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped ...

27 May 10:15 CNA 5644198862709355539.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
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
Companies Act amended to make PM CARES Fund eligible for CSR contributions

Until now, only the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund was eligible to receive CSR funding.

27 May 10:55 DNA India 7533428661977974552.html
The right's 'rule of law' hypocrisy

The same right-wing movement that cheers President Trump's draconian immigration crackdowns in the name of enforcing the "rule of law" is now in full defiance mode against the lockdowns in the name of freedom

27 May 10:00 The Week 149215354919729236.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
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
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
Andhra High Court initiates contempt against YSRC MP, ex-MLA and 47 others

The two cases pertain to some people posting messages in social media threatening a judge

27 May 10:25 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363712133151.html
Coronavirus: Gujarat HC Judges Will Check On Ahmedabad Hospital Through Surprise Visit

The court said there is a lack of “proper team work and coordination” at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital, where nearly 400 Covid-19 patients have died so far.

27 May 10:39 HUFFPOST 6665507016892941042.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
Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light watched by 70 million spectators

Eurovision news: Over 70 million viewers across Europe and Australia watched the alternate ESC special- Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light on Saturday 16 May. The 2020

27 May 10:30 esctoday 1028397128584625355.html
Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

Greece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. "There will be some 20-25 countries whose nationals

27 May 10:02 Yahoo 7097669638283076682.html
US Policy Harms Int'l Covid Strategy as Collaboration Urged In 'Hyper-Connected World' - Scientist

Following the Trump Administration's threats to stop funding the World Health Organisation (WHO) and push to develop therapeutics and future vaccines for the ongoing...

27 May 10:49 Sputniknews 967333867773189909.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
Delhi High Court directs Centre, AAP to present steps taken to tackle COVID-19 cases

The bench observed that a person, whose family or friend is found COVID-19 positive, they should be able to call the helplines to not only report such occurrence, but to also seek medical guidance and assistance, if hospitalisation is necessary keeping in view of the condition of the patient.

27 May 10:44 The Statesman 1191309781823196040.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
Police chiefs thank communities for adhering to lockdown rules

Police chiefs have thanked communities for their continued adherence to lockdown rules following the bank holiday weekend.

27 May 10:51 Express & Star 7324224459710041896.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kolkata Knight Riders extend support to help government battle aftermath of cyclone Amphan

Extending a helping hand to the victims of Super Cyclone Amphan, Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday pledged support to the West Bengal Chief Ministers Relief Fund among other initiatives.

27 May 10:25 DNA India 7533428661740833485.html
Greta Thunberg hits out at Denmark for pumping wastewater into Oresund Strait

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg lashed out at the Danish capital because Copenhagen has for the last six years pumped large amounts of wastewater into the strait separating Sweden and Denmark.

27 May 10:30 independent 5894610846102603167.html
BS Yediyurappa Following PM By Not Fulfilling COVID-19 Package Promise: Siddaramaiah

Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Wednesday hit out at Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa-led Karnataka government for allegedly "betraying" the people by not fulfilling its Rs 1,610 crore COVID-19 package promise.

27 May 10:12 NDTV.com 5090057681249953247.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
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
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
Delhi High Court asks Centre, Delhi govt to file status report on arrangements and helplines to deal with COVID-19 patients

High Court has also asked the two governments to assess the adequacy of the helpline capacity and state whether the same is sufficient to deal with the present call traffic.

27 May 10:11 newsx.com 5974563061505355936.html
Man in 'serious condition' after crash in Nottingham city centre

The road has since reopened

27 May 10:17 NottinghamshireLive 5149776703107232160.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
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
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
Over 16,000 virus tests conducted daily, will ramp up capacity: Ashok Gehlot

The Rajasthan authorities are conducting over 16,000 coronavirus tests daily and the capacity will be ramped up with the establishment of more laboratories in the state, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

27 May 18:29 Deccan Herald 2027555797312419393.html
Chile suspect to remain free ahead of extraditon: court

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

27 May 18:10 Digital Journal 4566489171642065090.html
One dead as flood situation in Assam worsens; around 2.72 lakh people affected across 11 districts, says state disaster management authority

At present, around 2.72 lakh persons are affected due to flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Hojai, Darrang, Barpeta, Nalbari, Goalpara, West Karbi Anglong, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam, it said.

27 May 18:40 Firstpost 4760741713593398640.html
The echo of migrant footfalls and the silence on policy

There are four things that need to be done in the country in the wake of the pandemic crisis

27 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535025622817374.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
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
UWI relaxes entry requirements for students amid COVID displacements

Amid the displacement caused by the coronavirus, the University of the West Indies (UWI) will be moving to relax the entry requirements for new students for the upcoming academic year, which begins in September. The Gleaner has learned that...

27 May 18:29 The Gleaner 1215260530291274948.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
PM signals ‘air bridges’ between countries could be introduced

The UK is to impose a 14-day quarantine requirement for anyone arriving in the country from June 8, but the rules will be reviewed every three weeks.

27 May 18:01 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775061200483.html
After Rajasthan and MP, locusts reach Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, damage crops in Maharashtra's Nagpur; Punjab issues alert

A locust swarm reached Jhansi district on Wednesday, an Uttar Pradesh official said. Other districts in the region are also on alert.

27 May 18:21 Firstpost 4760741713751735521.html
Investigators scour Pakistan air crash site for clues and cockpit voice recorder

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - A team of Pakistani and French investigators on Wednesday sifted through the wreckage of a Pakistani airliner that crashed in the southern city of Karachi last Friday, searching for clues around what caused the worst airline disaster in the country in years.

27 May 18:42 Reuters 8334514180189147178.html
Lufthansa bailout 'in Europe's best interests'

German economy minister Peter Altmaier has said he expects the European Commission to approve a €9bn bailout of flagship carrier Lufthansa, adding that it was also in Europe’s interests to avoid a sell-off of such companies.

27 May 18:00 Irishexaminer 8196011178477244896.html
Family demands murder charges after police killing of handcuffed African American

The family of an African American man killed by Minneapolis police while handcuffed in custody demanded Wednesday that the officers be charged with murder.

27 May 18:28 News24 3752801377353735603.html
Consider setting up more sites to dump construction waste, NGT tells Chief Secretary

Tribunal against dumping at Bhalswa landfill site as it has crossed its capacity

27 May 18:15 The Hindu 6679535025435299662.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
Behind farmers’ tractor march in Haryana, a Bhagat Singh fan

Mandeep Nathwan had raised the drugs issue too which had led to Anil Vij- SP Sangeeta Kalia spat in 2015.

27 May 18:03 The Indian Express 2885715104901367296.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
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
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
Prepare plan for screening of passengers when normal train services resume: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to officials

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials to prepare a work plan beforehand for screening of passengers when normal train services are restored in the country. He

27 May 18:41 Deccan Herald 2027555797898184520.html
India-China border standoff: Chinese govt waves white flag, stresses on dialogue as Trump offers to mediate

On Wednesday, the India-China border standoff seemed to de-escalate as China took an apparently conciliatory tone by saying that the situation at the border with India is "overall stable and controllable." Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump offered to mediate.

27 May 18:54 India Today 4286117813797231333.html
Juvenile Arrested for Arson After Church Fire

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

27 May 18:00 edhat santa barbara 2501874276994434271.html
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
Fear, sadness and anger: The hidden impact of lockdown on children

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic and measures to prevent its spread have impacted children in some predictable and some less predictable ways. Kathryn Cleary spoke to experts and children to get a deeper understanding.

27 May 18:23 CityPress 437075749366639947.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
Delhi LG Office employee tests positive for Covid-19: Sources

The LG Secretariat spreads to two parts, which includes the bungalow where around 40 officials works.The bungalow where staff members sit is being disinfected by authorities, sources said

27 May 18:17 Livemint 6614605818942930056.html
Thunderstorm With 96 kmph Winds Rips Through Amphan-Ravaged Kolkata

Like a sequel of a horror film, Cyclone Amphan 2.0 hurtled through Kolkata on Wednesday evening, uprooting trees, squashing cars, and even threatening to pull down an old building or two.

27 May 18:23 NDTV.com 5090057681293747657.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
Most Minnesota law enforcement agencies ban the neck-pinning maneuver used against George Floyd — but it's still allowed in Minneapolis, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on Monday after being subdued for eight minutes by an officer who was seen on video kneeling on his neck.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

27 May 18:19 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757133601649.html
India: CBSE students can give exams in home states

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

27 May 18:20 Gulf News 2086521543722779509.html
Heatwave Continues In North India, Mercury Nears 50-Degree In Rajasthan

Parts of northern and western India reeled under scorching heat on Wednesday, with temperatures hovering near the 50 degree-mark in Rajasthan, while the IMD said no immediate respite is likely from the ongoing heatwave conditions.

27 May 18:53 NDTV.com 5090057680678273948.html
Amaechi, best transportation minister in Nigeria’s history- El-Rufai

ABUJA- Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has described Rotimi Amaechi as the best Transportation Minister in the history of Nigeria.

27 May 18:47 Vanguard News 4125100338920624567.html
Father's killing of 14-year-old daughter stirs outrage in Iran

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

27 May 18:26 Reuters 8334514180638339267.html
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
Man, 90, critically hurt in stabbing at Las Vegas Valley senior home

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

27 May 18:06 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837443728063.html
Detectives closing in on thug who knifed autistic boy in neck

The victim, 17, later told his gran he feared he was about to die

27 May 18:42 Liverpool Echo 7727211174208257107.html
Exclusive: U.S. preparing criminal indictment against wife of Venezuela's Maduro - sources

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to charge the wife of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in coming months with crimes that could include drug trafficking and corruption, four people familiar with the case told Reuters.

27 May 18:15 Reuters 8334514180715421100.html
Communal clash claims one life in Anambra 

A COMMUNAL clash over a piece of land between Urum and Achalla communities in the Awka North local government area of Anambra Stat

27 May 18:50 Vanguard News 4125100340551974473.html
“Move on” says British PM, as row over adviser Cummings persists

LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage for taking a long-distance drive during the coronavirus lockdown.

27 May 18:44 Daily Maverick 2373996788800581314.html
Nolte: That Time Team Obama Accused Romney of Killing a Woman

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

27 May 18:50 Breitbart 3148363492216957998.html
Man left with fractured skull after fight breaks out at Lichfield Walkabout bar

Police have released a picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident

27 May 18:31 birminghammail 8288260686312147397.html
Rajasthan takes action against 1300 for violating quarantine norms

Of the 1,306 people who breached the regulations, 604 were sent to institutional-quarantine from home-quarantine, while 702 were either served with notices, penalties or were booked.

27 May 18:13 The New Indian Express 4718288653895430433.html
Boris Johnson denies any plan to move NHS Covid-19 patients into care homes

Mr Johnson denied there had been a ‘concerted effort to move people out of NHS beds into care homes’.

27 May 18:58 Shropshire Star 3480199991716171269.html
Cyprus to pay holiday costs of tourists infected with coronavirus

The government has said it would pay for accommodation, medicine and food for patients and their families if you become unwell when it reopens its borders next month

27 May 18:52 mirror 675785260418024808.html
Gifts from police cheer disheartened migrant families

SP gives children of those in quarantine goodies

27 May 18:04 The Hindu 6679535025667664274.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
PGCIL Recruitment 2020: Jobs alert for Power Grid Corporation vacancies; check application details

PGCIL or Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is a Maharatna company which falls under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

27 May 18:53 The Financial Express 1288289579650669840.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
Sudan says three jailed members of ousted Bashir regime have coronavirus

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - 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.

27 May 18:27 Reuters 8334514180702427972.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
NDDC N40b probe: Senate lampoons IMC, says no amount of intimidation will stop investigation  

THE Senate has taken a swipe at  the Interim Management Committee,  IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC over

27 May 18:53 Vanguard News 4125100339724862671.html
Most Minnesota law enforcement agencies ban the neck-pinning maneuver used against George Floyd — but it’s still allowed in Minneapolis

The maneuver police used to restrain George Floyd before his death is no longer allowed in most Minnesota law-enforcement agencies, but in Minneapolis, it’s allowed as a “non-deadly force option” if officers are properly trained.

27 May 18:19 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883718032241.html
Sreelekha, Kerala’s first woman DGP, to head Fire & Rescue Services Department

Sreelekha is at present the Transport Commissioner.

27 May 18:13 The Indian Express 2885715103842505190.html
Boris Johnson denies any plan to move NHS Covid-19 patients into care homes

Mr Johnson denied there had been a ‘concerted effort to move people out of NHS beds into care homes’.

27 May 18:58 Express & Star 7324224459262348805.html
Wales warned of 'really rough time' in post-coronavirus recession

'I think what we can probably expect to see in terms of a recovery in Wales is a stop/start recovery which is probably going to take some time'

27 May 18:21 Wales Online 7686550517364443490.html
‘Chance of locust attack in Tamil Nadu remote’

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

27 May 18:19 The Hindu 6679535024322307211.html
Boris Johnson denies any plan to move NHS Covid-19 patients into care homes

Mr Johnson denied there had been a ‘concerted effort to move people out of NHS beds into care homes’.

27 May 18:58 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773797752325.html
Ekiti PDP accuses Fayemi of selling Abuja Governor's Lodge

The Ekiti State chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Kayode Fayemi of selling the state Governor's Lodge in Abuja.

27 May 18:33 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901237725025.html
China aggression on Indian army table

Top commanders deliberate over 'very tense' situation in eastern Ladakh

27 May 18:57 The Telegraph 2864094128610544575.html
‘Colleges, varsities should not insist on exam fee’

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged colleges and universities not to insist on payment of semester or examination fee by students.The advisory, issued on Wednesday, comes in the wake of g

27 May 18:10 The Hindu 6679535024528315555.html
WHO launches foundation to put finances in better health

The World Health Organization on Wednesday launched a new foundation for private donations, as US President Donald Trump threatens to pull the plug over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 18:40 Digital Journal 4566489171657540256.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
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
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
Putin says worst-case coronavirus scenario in Moscow averted as lockdown unwinds

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow, the epicentre of Russia’s coronavirus outbreak, had succeeded in preventing what he called worst-case scenarios as the city announced it would ease tough lockdown measures within days.

27 May 18:26 Reuters 8334514181395376418.html
Head of UK ‘test and trace’ system warns won’t be ‘world-class’ at start

Programme to avert new spike in coronavirus infections set to launch on Thursday

27 May 18:55 Ft 707176889593156827.html
Assam Chief Minister Makes COVID-19 Norms Mandatory In Flood Relief Camps

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the state administration to impose strict maintenance of COVID-19 protocols in the flood relief camps across the state.

27 May 18:32 NDTV.com 5090057680755138284.html
Migrant youth’s burial opposed in Chengalpattu

Residents feared he was a COVID-19 victim

27 May 18:19 The Hindu 6679535024977532634.html
WI Dems Acted Quickly To Spur Voter Turnout In April. Can They Maintain That Momentum This Fall?

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. The authors are professional evaluators. One...

27 May 18:09 Talking Points Memo 4598529367485534374.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
FG considers morning, afternoon classes in reopening of schools

Amid coronavirus pandemic, the federal government says it is considering morning, afternoon classes over school reopening. This was disclosed by Emeka Nwajiuba.

27 May 18:07 Legit 3764253650122657713.html
Mike Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday declared Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China, as intense clashes break out between police and pro-democracy protesters. Pompeo said the Chinese

27 May 18:35 New York Post 7654946768949217332.html
ICYMI: Pirates ambush police escorts, kidnap two in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Two civilians were on Tuesday kidnapped after an ambush by a group of pirates along Degema waterways in the Degema Local Government Areas of Rivers State. The pira...

27 May 18:30 Punch Newspapers 3524240993913971863.html
Cheney Scolds Trump For Peddling False Conspiracy Theory About Scarborough

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to stop tweeting about a debunked conspiracy...

27 May 18:25 Talking Points Memo 4598529366814526842.html
Migrant Boats: Farage Catches French Ship Going Dark to Avoid Detection

A French ship escorting illegal migrants was potentially breaking international maritime law by travelling without its transponders turned on

27 May 18:52 Breitbart 3148363492523170682.html
Fauci says he wears a mask as a sign of respect, adds it's 'the kind of thing you should be doing'

Dr. Anthony Fauci said in an interview on Wednesday that he believes that wearing a mask during the coronavirus pandemic is a sign of respect to others.

27 May 18:43 ABC15 Arizona 911680910698118283.html
Students can give board exams in states they are stuck amid lockdown: Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

Students appearing for the pending CBSE Class 10 & 12 examinations can do so from their current place of residence, instead of traveling back to their boarding schools several hundreds of kilometers

27 May 18:15 Deccan Herald 2027555796777715832.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
Donald Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China

Trump previously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, a proposal rejected by New Delhi which maintains that there is no role for any third party in bilateral issues.

27 May 18:13 Business-Standard 1502508925811996280.html
White House letter doesn’t explain why Trump fired watchdogs | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general in the last two months, the White House has told Congress, but the administration offered no new details about why the internal watchdogs were let go.

27 May 18:30 Star-Advertiser 3439335389297488378.html
Nicola Sturgeon Confirms 'Public Inquiry' Into Scottish Government's Handling of Coronavirus Crisis

The Scottish Government has been the target of criticism after it was revealed that care home residents presenting symptoms of coronavirus were being moved from...

27 May 18:18 Sputniknews 967333869517214633.html
One more containment zone in the city

The addition is Ramamurthy Nagar ward

27 May 18:02 The Hindu 6679535025523017965.html
Supreme Court notice on delimitation in Assam

The SC issued notices on a petition which sought to halt the delimitation exercise for assembly and parliamentary seats in Assam. The process has been set in motion by a Presidential notification issued on February 28, 2020.

27 May 18:30 The Economic Times 7653256037657162291.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
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
Migrant Woman Allegedly Bites Maharashtra Cop Who Asked Her To Wear A Mask

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

27 May 18:03 NDTV.com 5090057682238432742.html
Steve Bannon scores win in Italian court over political academy

President Trump’s former adviser Steve Bannon won a legal battle to form a Catholic, populist political academy in an 800-year-old monastery south of Rome.

27 May 18:02 Washington Examiner 4625792333167352252.html
Boris Johnson's liaison committee appearance: what did we learn?

Prime minister refuses to order investigation of chief aide or discuss which media coverage has been ‘false’

27 May 18:45 the Guardian 1491978795266672125.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
PM signals ‘air bridges’ between countries could be introduced

The UK is to impose a 14-day quarantine requirement for anyone arriving in the country from June 8, but the rules will be reviewed every three weeks.

27 May 18:00 Shropshire Star 3480199992979619427.html
Punjab: Ministers row ends as top bureaucrat apologises in Cabinet meet

After the meeting, Manpreet Badal told the media that the CS had apologised for “his choice of words, his body language and his attitude that day and said he would not repeat it in future”. He added: “Democracy has won. In democracy, representatives of the people are more important than bureaucracy.”

27 May 18:14 The Indian Express 2885715105472401257.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
Nancy Pelosi's coronavirus aid bill pushes illegal immigration agenda

Democrats refuse to admit their belief in this core issue.

27 May 18:00 TheHill 355432918448560489.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
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
Coronavirus | All bags disinfected at Chennai airport

According to officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), ever since domestic operations resumed on Monday, the baggage of about 2,500 passengers has been disinfected.

27 May 18:15 The Hindu 6679535024330790147.html
Sri Lankan leader representing people of Indian origin passes away

Armugam Thondaman, a former minister who played a vital role in Sri Lanka's citizenship for the Indian-origin people working in the tea plantations in the country in the mid 1980s, has died. He was

27 May 18:21 Deccan Herald 2027555796226478038.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
FG dismisses claim of schools resuming on June 8

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has dismissed reports that schools nationwide will be reopened for academic activities on Monday, June 8. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba who spoke at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 today May

27 May 18:58 LailasNews.com 2090029849995280689.html
Govt. urged to establish human rights commission

Assurance given to High Court ignored: CPI(M)

27 May 18:15 The Hindu 6679535026136089678.html
Biden Knocks Trump for 'This Macho Stuff' in Shunning Masks 

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

27 May 18:01 VOA Zimbabwe 262570845783489441.html
President Trump calls for expedited investigation into George Floyd's death

Floyd was the black man seen in a viral video pinned down to the ground by an officer of the Minnesota Police Department. Floyd later died.

27 May 18:05 Fox 4 8372747776720837890.html
Wales to launch ‘unprecedented’ contact tracing plan on Monday

An update to the budget was also announced.

27 May 18:13 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773779219348.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
BBC Replaces 'Biased' Maitlis Over Dominic Cummings Rant

The BBC has admitted that it broke impartiality rules by broadcasting a biased monologue on the supposed scandal surrounding Dominic Cummings

27 May 18:57 Breitbart 3148363491729873402.html
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
German minister warns of far-right threat as anti-Semitic crime jumps

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of anti-Semitic crimes committed in Germany rose last year by 13%, Interior Minster Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday, laying the blame squarely on right-wing radicals.

27 May 18:49 Reuters 8334514180202774289.html
Algeria court rejects detained journalist's bail plea

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

27 May 18:50 Digital Journal 4566489172418597330.html
Kano abolishes Almajiri system - The Nation Nigeria

Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Wednesday formerly announced abolishment of traditional Almajiri system of education in the state.

27 May 18:28 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900180405627.html
The Biggest Threat to a Coronavirus Vaccine Is the American People

The derangements of our current era could threaten the rock-solid legal precedents that provide states with the right to act in the interests of public health.

27 May 18:48 The New Republic 7071196523840536424.html
'Why Savarkar?': Naming of flyover in Bengaluru sparks political row

Siddaramaiah, former chief minister and leader of the Opposition, said the move to name the flyover after Savarkar was an insult to the freedom fighters

27 May 18:08 Business-Standard 1502508926279231903.html
Mumbai: 25 rescued after fire breaks at Hotel Fortune on Marine Lines

A fire broke out at a hotel in Mumbai late on Wednesday night. The fire was reported at Hotel Fortune which is located in Dhobi Talao neighbourhood of Marine Lines. According to latest updates, at ;east 25 people have been rescued.

27 May 18:42 India Today 4286117812916430094.html
China Starts De-Escalating Over Ladakh Border Standoff After India Refuses To Back Down: Expert

China has now started to de-escalate its stance over the border stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, as per defence expert Nitin Gokhale.

27 May 18:39 Swarajya 4977622829458587590.html
3 Men Thrash Tribal Teen In Front Of Her Father In Gujarat: Police

A 16-year-old tribal girl from a remote village in Gujarat's Chhota Udepur district was allegedly thrashed by three men in the presence of her father and local residents for eloping with a man a few days ago, said police on Wednesday.

27 May 18:56 NDTV.com 5090057681118601636.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
Paid lodging may soon be an option for transit passengers at Chennai aiport

Government considering setting up facility where they can stay during layovers

27 May 18:13 The Hindu 6679535024248895579.html
Wales to launch ‘unprecedented’ contact tracing plan on Monday

An update to the budget was also announced.

27 May 18:12 Express & Star 7324224459243815828.html
City sees record 792 new COVID-19 cases

Delhi govt. reports 15 more deaths, taking the total to 303

27 May 18:01 The Hindu 6679535025654467241.html
PM signals ‘air bridges’ between countries could be introduced

The UK is to impose a 14-day quarantine requirement for anyone arriving in the country from June 8, but the rules will be reviewed every three weeks.

27 May 18:01 Express & Star 7324224460525796963.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
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
9 deaths reported on board migrant trains since Monday; Railways says most had underlying conditions

While a few deaths on board the non-air conditioned trains were also reported earlier after they were launched on May 1 to ferry migrant labourers to their home states, the Railways on Wednesday said most of the deceased had pre-existing health conditions.

27 May 18:15 Oneindia 2023829372480424425.html
ICYMI: Navy arrests 42 suspected cultists during initiation in Cross River

Ada Wodu, Calabar Personnel of the Nigerian Navy Ship Victory have arrested 42 suspected cultists in the Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State. The suspects, who were handed over to...

27 May 18:00 Punch Newspapers 3524240994491043461.html
No live audience in Miss Universe Philippines 2020 crowning in October

With major international events and large gatherings, including the 2020 Miss Universe pageant, in limbo due to the uncertain times brought about by the COVID-19 crisis, the finals of the new Miss Universe Philippines (MUPh) pageant has been moved to a later date.

27 May 18:00 manilastandard.net 4715274784427600490.html
Rights Panel Notice To UP Government Over Death Of 19-Year-Old Migrant Worker

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over reported death of a 19-year-old migrant worker due to hunger in Saharanpur, after he had walked 350 km from Ludhiana on way to his home in the state, officials said on Wednesday.

27 May 18:57 NDTV.com 5090057682382498879.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
Wales to launch ‘unprecedented’ contact tracing plan on Monday

An update to the budget was also announced.

27 May 18:12 Shropshire Star 3480199991697638292.html
Not wearing masks, spitting in public places to invite Rs 500 fine: Vij

One of the senior most BJP leaders in Haryana, Vij, who also completed his three decades in active politics after getting elected as an MLA on May 27, 1990 for the first time during a bypoll, was interacting with the media persons here.

27 May 18:33 The Indian Express 2885715103733464839.html
Boris Johnson Tells UK to 'Move On' From Dominic Cummings Controversy

Special advisor to the British government, Dominic Cummings, has faced calls to step down from his position after it was alleged that he broke lockdown regulations....

27 May 18:22 Sputniknews 967333868659398125.html
Boris Johnson 'surprised' to hear about his own immigration law

He asked why a family with no recourse to public funds could not claim benefits.

27 May 18:10 Metro 970161747862683665.html
Pregnant woman rushed to hospital after M32 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

27 May 14:04 BristolLive 4740742016845659460.html
Locusts threaten cotton crop in the North

CAI writes to Centre seeking quick control measures

27 May 14:53 BusinessLine 5283600080054689.html
Exclusive: Nepal Foreign Minister Gyawali confident new map will pass parliament test, India keeps a close eye

Nepal's parliament could not vote today on the new map released by its government recently. In an exclusive chat, Nepal Foreign Minister Gyawali told India Today's Geeta Mohan that parliament will pass the bill soon.

27 May 14:01 India Today 4286117813069561605.html
Lorry deaths: 26 arrested in Europe human trafficking probe

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

27 May 14:48 Shropshire Star 3480199991419409404.html
BJP to hold six virtual rallies on completion of one year of Modi government

India News: With Corona pandemic hitting political activities, the BJP has decided to conduct six virtual rallies to mark the first year of completion of Modi gov

27 May 14:24 The Times of India 6060938664734514215.html
Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

It is the first time the social media giant has said one of Donald Trump's tweets could be misleading.

27 May 14:56 Yahoo 7097669638424661857.html
Row over naming Bengaluru city’s flyover after Veer Savarkar

Congress said naming of the bridge after Savarkar was taken, despite opposition, and questioned Savarkar's contribution to Karnataka and Bengaluru. The Congress and other opposition parties had earlier vehemently opposed the move to confer Bharat Ratna on Savarkar, posthumously.

27 May 14:14 The Indian Express 2885715104006727885.html
A week on, no arrest yet in rape of 4-yr-old girl in Kutch

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

27 May 14:33 The Indian Express 2885715104569961505.html
Public telling police ‘If it’s OK for Cummings, it’s OK for us’ – commissioner

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

27 May 14:30 Shropshire Star 3480199992613087380.html
The Indispensable Mr. Kadyrov? Questions About Chechen Leader's Health Prompt New Questions About Region's Future

He’s been Chechnya’s strongman ruler more than 13 years. Reports that he was hospitalized with COVID-19 have prompted a new round of questions: What happens when he’s gone?

27 May 14:53 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162793052059.html
Public telling police ‘If it’s OK for Cummings, it’s OK for us’ – commissioner

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

27 May 14:30 Express & Star 7324224460159264916.html
Another 209 dead from coronavirus across the UK

NHS England today recorded 183 more deaths in hospitals. Across all settings, Scotland announced 13 more deaths, Wales had 11 and Northern Ireland had two.

27 May 14:08 Metro 970161748791602089.html
Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after tweets tagged

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets, prompting the enraged Republican to double down on unsubstantiated claims and conspiracy theories. Twitter tagged just two of Trump's tweets in which he'd claimed that more mail-in voting would lead to what he called a

27 May 14:34 Arab News 8912634263354171462.html
State may take liberal stance on quarantine cost of NoRKs

This may put to rest the political row triggered by the Opposition over COVID-19 containment

27 May 14:42 The Hindu 6679535024772956198.html
Himachal BJP Chief Resigns Amid Health Corruption Scandal

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

27 May 14:00 NDTV.com 5090057681174762814.html
US COVID-19 death toll nears 100,000: What does a number mean?

America's official coronavirus death toll has almost reached 100,000, according to the John Hopkins University tally.

27 May 14:30 ABC7 New York 7327811147650665344.html
Police Discuss Possible Sighting of Alleged Double-Murderer Peter Manfredonia Nearly a Week After Search Began

Where is Peter Manfredonia? The Connecticut man remains in the wind days after he allegedly killed two men, injured a third, committed a home invasion, and kidnapped a woman in a bid to cross state lines. Here's what to know about the ongoing case.

27 May 14:27 Law & Crime 7990899036975159604.html
Khamenei urges Iran's new Parliament to concentrate on 'culture and economy'

May 27 (UPI) -- Iran's Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei told the country's newly elected Parliament on Wednesday the economy and culture should be their highest priority.

27 May 14:27 UPI 8257973864305838603.html
James Carafano: China's coronavirus bullying – US must keep pushing back. Here's how

Oddly, the Chinese regime seems to think the best way out of their image nightmare is to make it worse.

27 May 14:44 Fox News 7362823821532539959.html
India, China Shouldn't Let Differences Shadow Overall Ties: Chinese Envoy

China and India should never let their differences shadow the overall bilateral ties and must enhance mutual trust, Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong said on Wednesday, in remarks that came amid an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation between armies of the two countries in several sensitive areas along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

27 May 14:57 NDTV.com 5090057682373460714.html
Coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, govt says lockdown has 'decelerated' pace of COVID-19 spread

India's covid-19 fatality rate is 2.86%, as against the world average of 6.36 per cent, the ministry said..The country has been registering new cases in excess of 6,000 daily since the past six days

27 May 14:35 Livemint 6614605818404014875.html
States tighten locust control measures as pest gives Delhi a miss for now

Govt asserts desert locusts have not impacted rabi crops and efforts are on to eliminate the insects before monsoon in order to save kharif

27 May 14:58 Business-Standard 1502508925008599519.html
Man called Bernard Castle has been having fun on Twitter

'Thinking about retraining as an optician.'

27 May 14:58 Metro 970161747689444871.html
Irish coronavirus reproduction rate falls

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The average number of people in Ireland infected by someone who has tested positive for the new coronavirus has fallen to 0.4 to 0.5 in the first set of data taking account of a gradual easing of restrictions, Health Minister Simon Harris said on Wednesday.

27 May 14:44 Reuters 8334514181562525761.html
Mark Your Calendars: Rod Rosenstein Will Testify Before Senate on Origins of ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Investigation

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary announced on Wednesday that former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is scheduled to testify before the panel on June 3 regarding the origins of “Crossfire Hurricane," the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

27 May 14:42 Law & Crime 7990899037296395032.html
Sassa applicants camped outside Mdantsane office

A group of child support grant applicants, wrapped in large blankets and huddled together to keep warm, spend the night outside the South African Social Security Agency offices in Mdantsane, East London.

27 May 14:51 News24 3752801378648081864.html
Motorsport UK aims to resume racing activities from 4 July without spectators

Motorsport UK suspended all its events throughout the country from March to the end of June due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 May 14:39 Firstpost 4760741713041056520.html
Lorry deaths: 26 arrested in Europe human trafficking probe

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

27 May 14:49 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773500990460.html
Teenager still in hospital after freak parachute accident in Washington over weekend

A 17-year-old is still in hospital after being airlifted from the scene of the accident on Saturday

27 May 14:48 ChronicleLive 1984146902636341106.html
Analysis: Trump's Conspiratorial Cruelty and Impulsive Feuding is One of Joe Biden's Greatest 2020 Assets

Reality Check.

27 May 14:25 Townhall 6083908948619332202.html
Pigeon arrested by Indian police on suspicion of being a SPY for Pakistan

A PIGEON has been detained by police on the India-Pakistan border after being accused of being a spy. The alleged operative was found on the Indian side having been painted pink and was carrying ar…

27 May 14:38 The Sun 7379604593755333995.html
Trumps's re-election strategy is unmasked

President Trump is remaining maskless in the hope that voters will soon side with him over COVID-19 restrictions.

27 May 14:00 Australian Financial Review 3974284487492854693.html
US ready, willing to mediate: Trump on ‘raging’ India-China border dispute

China earlier in the day, said the situation at the border with India was “overall stable and controllable”.

27 May 14:36 The Indian Express 2885715105116512146.html
JTA head hits back at ‘bitter’ Pembroke Hall principal

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

27 May 14:59 The Gleaner 1215260528724966432.html
Ex-KRA Manager Facing Prison Sentence Over Multi-million Scam 

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

27 May 14:12 Kenyans.co.ke 8634838153860097988.html
Emotional support line for black and ethnic minority communities affected by COVID-19 launched

Those from BAME communities have experienced proportionately higher death rates due to COVID-19

27 May 14:09 men 6694993428961686985.html
National won't support rushing APEC Bill - Brownlee

In what we hope will be a post-Covid world, New Zealand is set to host APEC in 2021, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson Gerry Brownlee says.

27 May 14:03 www.voxy.co.nz 6138926314199089972.html
Bosnia and Croatia arrest eight suspected migrant smugglers

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

27 May 14:13 Reuters 8334514180644688961.html
Education Ministry to Offer 18-Day Summer Camp Program, July 14 – August 6

This will significantly reduce the financial burden of their parents and reduce gaps in Israeli society.

27 May 14:13 The Jewish Press 7246030799634917352.html
US Troops, Kurdish Militia Injured Following Ambush, Firefight in Northeast Syria - Reports

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

27 May 14:24 Sputniknews 967333867708427272.html
Open airports, Rep tells FG

Kayode Oyero A member of the House of Representatives, Akinola Alabi, has urged the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to open the country

27 May 14:45 Punch Newspapers 3524240994922349269.html
Cyclist, 41, dies after Bridgend crash

A 71-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

27 May 14:29 Wales Online 7686550516328784750.html
Pay us compensation before demolishing our property, landlords tell Akeredolu

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

27 May 14:25 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901114135614.html
11 years for man for drugging and sexually assaulting two boys

A 29-year-old man has been handed a jail sentence of 11 years after drugging and sexually assaulting two boys. The judge said that the child rapist had used

27 May 14:56 Buzz.ie 7092425148199517133.html
Coronavirus: Two more Covid-19 deaths recorded in Northern Ireland

A further two people who tested positive for coronavirus have died, according to the Department of Health.

27 May 14:25 The Irish News 993065711873088.html
Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

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

27 May 14:56 Reuters 8334514180417395763.html
Pandemic creating 'lockdown generation' as 1 in 6 youths stop work – U.N.

Young people are facing a 'triple shock' from the coronavirus crisis, which is not only destroying their employment but also disrupting education and training

27 May 14:05 Rappler 1882105643344473408.html
No need to attend pre-marriage course during CMCO in Kedah, says MB

ALOR SETAR, May 27 — Muslim couples who intend to tie the knot during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period in Kedah need not attend a pre-marriage course as required previously. Mentri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor said a couple would normally be required to attend a pre-marriage...

27 May 14:55 Malaymail 302165935317185045.html
Railway Ministry is ‘evacuating Maharashtra, spreading coronavirus to Bengal’, says Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal chief minister claimed the ministry was sending shramik special trains full of migrants to her state without intimation.

27 May 14:35 Scroll.in 8669301692901546636.html
Maharashtra govt to expedite Dharavi, other slum rehab projects post Covid-19

Awhad has already urged Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to take steps to move ahead with the redevelopment of Dharavi spread over nearly 600 acres in the heart of the countrys financial capital.

27 May 14:35 The Economic Times 7653256036575572440.html
Morrison takes a tilt at history

The Prime Minister is riding a wave of goodwill as he attempts to cut across decades of rancour to reform industrial relations.

27 May 14:01 Australian Financial Review 3974284487062672282.html
Coronavirus in Delhi: COVID-19 death toll in national mounts to 303; highest spike of 792 cases

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

27 May 14:15 The Financial Express 1288289580681775292.html
Singh wants Ottawa to send military allegations of nursing home neglect to RCMP

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he wants to see the RCMP investigate conditions in long-term care homes in Ontario following allegations in a report of neglect and abuse in five homes being helped by the military.

27 May 14:15 KitchenerToday.com 52741010824968795.html
As coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, officials take solace in low fatality rate

Maharashtra's rising numbers continue to worry the nation.

27 May 14:38 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362531860752.html
CBSE students can give Class 10 and Class 12 board exams from home district, says HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Wednesday said students who have moved back to their hometowns due to nationwide coronavirus lockdown can appear for their remaining CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations 2020 from their home districts

27 May 14:35 Firstpost 4760741713445667036.html
Riot police shield Hong Kong legislature as protests gather against anthem bill

Hong Kong deployed riot police around the Legislative Council on Wednesday as activists called for protests against a bill to criminalise disrespect of the Chinese anthem, amid soaring tensions over

27 May 14:09 Deccan Herald 2027555797589821559.html
Migrants' crisis: Toddler tries to wake up dead mother at Bihar railway station

According to reports, 35-year-old Avreena Khatoon died en route to Katihar from Ahmedabad by a Shramik Special train via Muzaffarpur.

27 May 14:24 The New Indian Express 4718288654757312404.html
We can't return to business as usual: Aboriginal voices critical to child protection

Exhaustive reviews stress the importance of self-determination, yet the NSW government has cut funding to a crucial voice for Indigenous families.

27 May 14:00 The Age 7967730561171610609.html
Teenage boy stabbed in the street - a man has been arrested

Police have arrested a 'male' after the 16-year-old was knifed in Prestwich

27 May 14:33 men 6694993428630847918.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 14:13 KitchenerToday.com 52741009597942464.html
Senior Congress Leader PL Punia -

Congress, a constant attacker on the UP government, has called the statement of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath a conspiracy against

27 May 14:10 News Hunt Media 8859517518936582240.html
Labor flags super pledge for work deal

The ACTU faces pressure from the broader labour movement to safeguard the legislated 12 per cent superannuation guarantee.

27 May 14:01 Australian Financial Review 3974284487227877472.html
Citing cyclone relief work, Mamata asks PM Modi to intervene on Shramik trains being sent to state

"As per the government assessment, 8.13 lakh people were evacuated while 2 lakh are still in shelters. About 4.5 lakh electric poles and 10.5 lakh agricultural land have been damaged. Besides, 317 km of urban road and 4,410 km rural road have been damaged," Mamata said.

27 May 14:10 The Indian Express 2885715105288262515.html
Grasshoppers in Wayanad not a sign of locust swarm: expert

Swarms are usually much more visible than hopper bands

27 May 14:40 The Hindu 6679535025845886259.html
Swift firings for Minneapolis officers in death of black man

MINNEAPOLIS — To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, was horrifying.

27 May 14:04 KitchenerToday.com 52741009032317017.html
Activists raise alarms over virus litter along French coast

A French environmental group is finding this virus-era detritus littering the Mediterranean floor near the French Riviera resort of Antibes and is trying to raise awareness and clean it up.

27 May 14:11 The Indian Express 2885715105855360631.html
India and China should not let differences overshadow bilateral ties, says Chinese envoy

Sun Weidong said Beijing and New Delhi should gradually seek understanding through communication and resolve differences.

27 May 14:57 Scroll.in 8669301692827796687.html
Justice says it will recommend Trump veto FISA bill

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

27 May 14:16 TheHill 355432917855940034.html
81% of parents wouldn't travel for emergency childcare in lockdown, survey finds

Almost a quarter of parents surveyed found themselves in the same situation as Dominic Cummings - but had chosen to stay at home.

27 May 14:34 Metro 970161748447261117.html
George Floyd Death: Protesters clash with Police in Minneapolis (Video)

Protests erupt in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, chanting "I can't breathe" on Tuesday night. Thousands of protesters were demanding justice for 46-year-old George Floyd, a black man who died after a white Minneapolis

27 May 14:50 LailasNews.com 2090029850487151107.html
‘Congress-ruled states did it first’: BJP’s no holds barred attack after Rahul Gandhi says lockdown failed

Lockdown in India: Rahul Gandhi has said that the purpose of lockdown has failed in India as he referred to the spike in Coronavirus cases in the last few days.

27 May 14:52 The Financial Express 1288289580878240416.html
BWF extends qualification period for Tokyo Olympics to 2021, ranking points earned in original phase to remain

An extended qualification period for the Tokyo Olympics will be introduced in 2021 and ranking points earned at tournaments during the original qualification phase will be maintained, said the BWF.

27 May 14:40 Firstpost 4760741712219048461.html
Andile 'Bobo' Mbuthu's family confirms remains found in river are his

The family of murdered teen Andile "Bobo" Mbuthu, who was allegedly kidnapped and dumped in a river near Tongaat, north of Durban, has confirmed that the remains found in the river are indeed his.

27 May 14:17 News24 3752801377387042153.html
Locust swarms head for India ahead of planting season

As many as 700 tractors, 75 fire engines and almost 50 other vehicles are engaged in spraying pesticides to kill the locusts, Trilochan Mohapatra, director general of the state-run Indian Council of Agricultural Research in New Delhi said on Tuesday.

27 May 14:47 The Financial Express 1288289579525050847.html
Peru town mayor flouts lockdown to ‘drink with friends’, plays dead to avoid arrest

Jaime Rolando Urbina Torres climbed into an open casket and lay still, while wearing a face mask.

27 May 14:15 The Indian Express 2885715105049476794.html
Lorry deaths: 26 arrested in Europe human trafficking probe

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

27 May 14:48 Express & Star 7324224458965586940.html
South Africa to reopen places of worship June 1 — despite recording highest COVID-19 cases on the continent

Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's president, says places of worship will reopen as from June 1, but under stern restrictions to prevent the further spread of

27 May 14:39 TheCable 7513571675819357094.html
Fauci: Nominating conventions may be able to go on as planned

Anthony Fauci, a top member of President Trump’s coronavirus task force, said Wednesday that it’s possible the party nominating conventions will be able to go on as planned in August if the

27 May 14:15 TheHill 355432918613557368.html
India’s Famed Doklam Team Which Stood Up To China In 2017 Now Leading Nation’s Charge In Ladakh Standoff

The famed Doklam Team which stood up to China during the 2017 Doklam standoff between the two countries is again back in action amid the latest border standoff between the two countries in Ladakh, Hindustan Times has reported.