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Judge In US Rape Case Removed After Asking Accuser If She ‘Closed Her Legs’

CNN:-  A New Jersey Superior Court judge was removed from his position after several misconduct claims, including because he asked an alleged rape victim how she tried to stop an assault. Judge John F. Russo Jr. was ordered removed from...

Trump to ‘Sign Executive Order About Social Media’

BBC News:- US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order targeting social media firms, the White House has said. It comes after he threatened to shut down social media platforms he accused of stifling conservative voices. The latest dispute emerged after...

INTERPOL Launches COVID-19 Cyberthreats Awareness Campaign

INTERPOL:- In response to the rapidly changing cybercrime landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic, the global law enforcement and cybersecurity communities have formed an alliance to protect the public. Harnessing the expertise of this alliance, INTERPOL has launched a global awareness campaign...

United States Targets Venezuela’s First Lady For Drug Trafficking

Reuters:- Four years ago, a bit player in the Venezuelan leadership was arrested in Colombia and extradited to the United States to face drug charges. He proved to be an important catch. The man, Yazenky Lamas, worked as a bodyguard for...

Clashes In US Over Death Of Black Man In Police Custody

BBC News:- There have been violent clashes between police and protesters in the US city of Minneapolis following the death of an unarmed black man in police custody. Police fired tear gas and protesters threw rocks and sprayed graffiti on police...

How many people have coronavirus? Sometimes, it’s just a guess

CNN: The young man admitted to the Newton-Wellesley hospital in Massachusetts was clearly very ill -- so ill that he needed the help of a ventilator to breathe. The doctors treating him were certain he was infected with the new...

USA: White Woman Called Police On Black Man In Dog Row

BBC News:- A white American woman who called the police after a black man asked her to put her dog on a leash in New York City has been suspended from her job with an investment firm. The man, described as...

One Year Old ‘Chef’ Takes Instagram By Storm

CNN:- A 1-year-old chef is cooking up a storm on social media, with more than a million followers on Instagram tuning in to "Kobe Eats" to enjoy his baby-faced tutorials. "Chef Kobe" likes "to cook, eat & explore in the...

Biden: Black Voters Considering Trump ‘Ain’t Black’

BBC News:- Democratic White House candidate Joe Biden has said in an interview African Americans "ain't black" if they vote for President Donald Trump over him. The controversial exchange happened as radio host Charlamagne Tha God pressed the former vice-president...

UN Launches New Initiative Against COVID-19 Misinformation

UN News:-  A new UN initiative aims to push back against the tide of lies and hate that has risen in tandem with the COVID-19 pandemic, by empowering people worldwide to share accurate information to help save lives and...

WHO Adopts ‘Landmark’ COVID-19 Resolution

UN News:-  With “unprecedented solidarity”, the World Health Assembly adopted a “landmark resolution” on Tuesday, which sets out a “clear roadmap” of the actions needed to sustain and accelerate the COVID-19 response at both national and international levels, the...

Pakistan International Airlines Plane Crashes

BBC News:- A Pakistan International Airlines plane has crashed in Karachi on a flight from Lahore, aviation officials say. Flight PK8303, which was carrying around 91 passengers and eight crew, was flying from Lahore to Jinnah International Airport, one of Pakistan's...

US Family Finds Almost $1 Million In Cash On The Road

CNN:- A Virginia family was just trying to get out of the coronavirus blues by taking a long drive when they found what turned out to be nearly $1 million in cash in the middle of the road. It happened...

India Hospital Delivers 100 Babies From Covid-19 Mums

BBC News:- More than 100 healthy babies have been born to mothers infected with the novel coronavirus in one hospital in India's western city of Mumbai. Three of the 115 babies born to infected mothers at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General...

WHO reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases

CNN: Tedros Adhanom-Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, on Wednesday said that more cases had been reported to the agency in the last 24 hours than any time since the novel coronavirus outbreak began. “We still have a long...

New Election Model Predicts Massive Loss For Trump

CNN Business:- The economy has gone from President Donald Trump's greatest political asset to perhaps his biggest weakness. Unemployment is spiking at an unprecedented rate. Consumer spending is vanishing. And GDP is collapsing. History shows that dreadful economic trends like these spell...

Chinese Parents Find Son Snatched In Hotel 32 Years Ago

BBC News:- A Chinese couple whose son was abducted in a hotel in 1988 have been reunited with him after 32 years. Mao Yin was snatched aged two, while his father stopped to get him some water on the way...

Trump Gives WHO Ultimatum Over Covid-19 Handling

BBC News:- US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) threatening to pull US funding permanently over Covid-19. The letter outlines a 30-day deadline for the body to commit to "substantive improvements"...

Zoom Goes Down As Users Report Issues With Video Conferencing

Fox 6 Now:- SAN JOSE, Calif. — Users around the world tried logging on to the video conferencing app Zoom Sunday morning, May 17, only to have reported issues with its audio and visual features. Around 9:05 a.m. CDT, 7,622...

UK Cops Interview Man Over Death Of Woman Who Was Spat On

BBC News:- Police have interviewed a man in connection with an incident involving a railway worker who died with coronavirus. Belly Mujinga died after being spat at by a member of the public claiming to have COVID-19 on the concourse of...

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