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New York nurses and doctors, hailed as heroes for fighting the coronavirus outbreak, are denouncing racial segregation in the public health system by joining the George Floyd protests.
WASHINGTON: The Lancet on Thursday retracted a study that raised safety fears over the use of a drug favored by President Donald Trump to treat COVID-19, after the paper's authors said they could no longer vouch for its underlying data. It was soon followed by the withdrawal of another coronavirus ...
MEXICO CITY: The number of new novel coronavirus infections in Mexico reported on Thursday (Jun 4) surpassed the record set just the previous day, and officials reported 816 more deaths as the pandemic engulfs Latin America's major nations. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador earlier ...
The White House said Thursday that China's "slaughter" of protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989 has not been forgotten, urging Beijing to give its first accurate accounting of the bloodshed.
Organisers of the postponed Tokyo Summer Olympics have decided not to hold a large scale event marking the one year countdown to the Games because of the coronavirus pandemic, public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday.
LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur have borrowed £175 million from the Bank of England to ease the financial burden due to the loss of revenue amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Premier League club said on Thursday (Jun 4). The club said it estimated a revenue loss of more than £200 million for the period ...
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said a new vaccine against the coronavirus had to be available to everyone across the world, as an international conference got under way to raise funds for new life-saving treatments.
WELLINGTON: Injured rugby union player Michael Fatialofa will be discharged from a British hospital on Friday, his wife said, just five months after breaking his neck and fearing he would never walk again. "My delightful husband is coming home tomorrow night," Fatialofa's wife Tatiana said on her ...
Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term "Boogaloo," which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization, the company said on Thursday.
The studio is celebrated for recording the likes of The Beatles, Edward Elgar and Lady Gaga.
China reported five new COVID-19 cases and three new asymptomatic infections for June 4, the health commission said on Friday.
LISBON: A bus carrying the Benfica soccer team was stoned on Thursday, breaking the glass and injuring two players, after they had played their first game since the novel coronavirus halted the season, Benfica football club said in a statement. German midfielder Julian Weigl, 24, and Serbian ...
Broadcom Inc on Thursday forecast current-quarter revenue, the mid-point of which was slightly below Wall Street estimates as its chip business was weighed down by the impact of the coronavirus crisis on global supply chains.
WASHINGTON: Thousands of National Guard troops and federal officers in riot gear and masks ringed the White House and monuments in the US capital this week, evoking comparisons to an occupying force. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday (Jun 4) said she wants most of them out of her district ...
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday is expected to sign an executive order that would give federal agencies emergency powers to fast-track major energy and other infrastructure projects by overriding environmental permitting requirements, two sources familiar with the proposal said.
Asian stocks were set to hold tight ranges on Friday after a mixed Wall Street session and as investors awaited key U.S. jobs data while sustained hopes about a global economic recovery kept pressure on the safe-haven dollar.
Both big beer makers and smaller craft brewers have set up schemes for consumers to buy drinks in advance to support shuttered bars.
During the 11 weeks from Mar 18, when US lockdowns started, the wealth of America's richest people surged by over US$565 billion, while 42.6 million workers filed for unemployment, the report said.
The U.S. Transportation Department plans to issue a revised order in the coming days that is likely to allow some Chinese passenger airline flights to continue, government and airline officials said.
Airlines from America to Australia are ramping up flights in June and July, boosting hopes for a pickup in tourist traffic even as bigger-spending business and global travel remains sluggish during the ongoing pandemic.