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Eastern Ladakh standoff: India, China hold top-level military talks in Moldo

Eastern Ladakh standoff: India, China hold top-level military talks in Moldo The South Asian nation, at a meeting of senior defence officials from both sides yesterday, would also offer to remove construction done at the border last month and revert to the level of military deployment as of April, as long as China reciprocates, the officials said, asking not to be identified. [Full Article...]

UN health agency: Wear mask if you can't keep your distance

UN health agency: Wear mask if you can't keep your distance During a press briefing discussing the revised guidance, Tedros added that "masks on their own will not protect you from COVID-19" and emphasized the importance of hand-washing, social distancing and other infection-prevention strategies. He also warned against placing too much faith in masks. Meanwhile, wearing masks in crowded places was far from uncommon in parts of Asia even before the coron... [Full Article...]

Facebook's Zuckerberg promises review of content policies after backlash

Facebook's Zuckerberg promises review of content policies after backlash Twitter has now flagged a couple of tweets posted by China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson. Twitter added the warning more than two months after the tweets were posted, reports The New York Times . The phrase has origins in the Civil Rights era when it was used to justify police efforts to crack down black demonstrators. "Since Friday, I've spent a lot of time trying to understand and pr... [Full Article...]

Republican senator says former Pentagon chief rebuke of Trump 'necessary'

Republican senator says former Pentagon chief rebuke of Trump 'necessary' Then-California governor Pete Wilson requested additional military support from the federal government at the time. Kelly said he sides with Mattis' view that Trump shouldn't have threatened the use of active-duty troops to quell protests that have turned violent in some cities. [Full Article...]

National Guardsman expressed white supremacist ideology

National Guardsman expressed white supremacist ideology SC sent about 450 National Guard troops to Washington this week at the request of Defense Secretary Mark Esper after demonstrations in the national capital aimed at addressing police brutality and institutional racism in the United States grew violent last weekend. [Full Article...]

La France annonce avoir tué le chef d'Al Qaida au Maghreb

La France annonce avoir tué le chef d'Al Qaida au Maghreb Le leader d'Aqmi, dont le nom est parfois aussi orthographié Droukdel , a reçu l'allégeance de plusieurs groupes jihadistes actifs au Sahel, rassemblés depuis 2017 au sein du Groupe de soutien à l'islam et aux musulmans (GSIM, également appelé Jnim). [Full Article...]

Trump Cheers Unemployment Report: 'We're Bringing Our Jobs Back'

Trump Cheers Unemployment Report: 'We're Bringing Our Jobs Back' Trump spoke at length about the release of May's unexpectedly positive job numbers, which showed 2.5 million jobs added and a dip in the unemployment rate, calling it "probably. While the unemployment rate dropped to a better-than-expected 13.3 per cent, it's still on par with what the country recorded during the Great Depression. [Full Article...]

'Despicable': Outrage After Trump Declares Friday a 'Great Day' for George Floyd

Trump, who had counted on a strong economy to bolster his chances of re-election in November, said the recovery could be hampered by higher taxes and implementation of a Green New Deal climate change plan if Democrats win the White House . [Full Article...]

Reddit founder (Serena's husband) quits board, seeks black member

Reddit founder (Serena's husband) quits board, seeks black member The tech entrepreneur has also pledged to use future gains on his Reddit stock to "serve the black community". "I am doing this for me, my family and for my country". Ohanian, who is married to tennis star Serena Williams , said resignation can be an "act of leadership" and urged protestors to not stop fighting for their cause. [Full Article...]

One arrested, two in custody in connection with elephant death

One arrested, two in custody in connection with elephant death Maneka Gandhi, a member of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), alleged that the elephant had been killed in Malappuram district, which has a 70% Muslim population, despite it being over 50 miles west from River Velliyar in Palakkad where she actually died. [Full Article...]

Shreveport JC Penney Store Is Closing

Shreveport JC Penney Store Is Closing The mall has been closed since Monday after a robbery and the store is no longer listed on JC Penney's website. Several JCPenney stores will be shutting down as part of the company's bankruptcy plans. Store closing sales will begin at the 154 locations the week of June 12th and are expected to last from 10 to 16 weeks. As an adult, E.C. Sams, who was from Simpson, Kan., became the business ... [Full Article...]

Swiss to open borders to Europeans on June 15

Swiss to open borders to Europeans on June 15 According to Johansson, the European Commission recommended ending the restrictions for the crossing the EU external borders on June 15 when the term of the current ban expires but nearly all countries-members supported the short offer to continue the closure of the borders. [Full Article...]

Export Facebook media to Google Photos in 5 easy steps

Export Facebook media to Google Photos in 5 easy steps The move is part of both Facebook and Google's support for the very literally-named Data Transfer Project , which also counts Apple, Microsoft and Twitter among its members. Selecting this will lead to the platform asking the user to enter his/her Facebook account password for verification. Arguably the only reason to keep your Facebook active is to occasionally peruse all those images and phot... [Full Article...]

Violent incident at Buffalo protest caught on video

Violent incident at Buffalo protest caught on video Someone else shouts, "Get a medic!" During the incident, which was recorded on video, Floyd can be heard telling the officers that he couldn't breathe. Buffalo police spokesman Capt. Jeff Rinaldo said he believes the man's injuries include a laceration and "possible concussion", while Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said it was a " serious head injury". [Full Article...]

Cop filmed kneeling on George Floyd's neck charged with second-degree murder

Cop filmed kneeling on George Floyd's neck charged with second-degree murder From Paris and London to Tel Aviv, Sydney, Johannesburg and Rio de Janeiro, Floyd's death has triggered demonstrations, with protesters decrying inequality, police brutality and other problems in their own countries. A public viewing and a private memorial service will be held on Saturday in Raeford, North Carolina, the state where Floyd was born. Garcetti responded to protester demands to cut h... [Full Article...]

U.S. to remove almost one-third of troops from Germany

U.S. to remove almost one-third of troops from Germany The 9,500 soldiers slated to move would be assigned back home or to Poland and other allied nations. The White House has asked for a substantial reduction of USA military personnel stationed in Germany, according to a U.S. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision earlier this week of declining to attend the Group of Seven (G7) Summit that initially scheduled at the White House later this month... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to Roll Out 'Game-Changing' Anti-Coronavirus Drug

Russian Federation to Roll Out 'Game-Changing' Anti-Coronavirus Drug It is expected that in the near future 60,000 strips of the aforementioned drug , manufactured jointly by the FID, will be distributed in Russian hospitals. The number of medical centers approved for the participation in Avifavir clinical trials has increased from 30 to 35 across Russia's regions. Japan has been trialling the same drug, which is known there as Avigan. [Full Article...]

George Floyd killing: Derek Chauvin has murder charge upgraded

George Floyd killing: Derek Chauvin has murder charge upgraded Maurice Lester Hall, 42, witnessed his friend's final moments when white cop Derek Chauvin pressed his knee behind Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes as he pleaded " I can't breathe ", killing him. George Floyd was a coronavirus survivor, according to his full autopsy report released on Wednesday by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. [Full Article...]

Trump trying to 'divide' America: ex-Pentagon chief Mattis

Trump trying to 'divide' America: ex-Pentagon chief Mattis He also brought up Nazi strategy in his statement . "The Nazi slogan for destroying us...was 'Divide and Conquer .' Our American answer is 'In Union there is Strength .' We must summon that unity to surmount this crisis - confident that we are better than our politics". [Full Article...]

Cornwall students anxious about 'digital lectures' as they prepare for university life

Cornwall students anxious about 'digital lectures' as they prepare for university life It comes after vice-chancellors warned in April that universities were likely to face "financial failure" amid the Covid-19 crisis without emergency Government funding of at least £2 billion. Virtual work placements and a greater use of outdoor spaces for classes and extracurricular activities are some ideas being considered by universities. [Full Article...]


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