George Floyd: Black CNN reporter arrested while covering Minneapolis protest

CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and his crew were arrested while broadcasting live on air Friday morning from the scene of the overnight protests in Minneapolis. Jimenez was reporting on the network’s “New Day” a little after 6 a.m. ET when he was approached by state troopers in riot gear. Jimenez identified...... read more


Varsity withdraws funding of Minneapolis Police Department over George Floyd's death

Funders such as the University of Minnesota say have cut ties with the Minneapolis Police Department as widespread violent riots, looting, burning of shops and police station continue in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the wake of the death of George Floyd earlier this week. The university says they will be making immediate...... read more


There will definitely be justice, Trump assures George Floyd's family

The United States President, Donald Trump has sent out a condolence message to the families of late George Floyd who died this week as result of cruel handling by some U.S. police officials. In a video footage, a police man was seen pinning down George Floyd, who kept pleading that he...... read more


Girl, 13 beheaded by father for marrying an older man

A 13-year-old Iranian girl has been beheaded in an honour killing by her father while she was sleeping, local media have claimed.  Romina Ashrafi was killed with a sickle in her family home in Hovigh, Talesh county, as a form of 'punishment', reports said.  She had planned to run away with an...... read more


Parrot to giver evidence in court on the rape, murder of 46-year-old female owner

A 46-year-old Argentine woman, Elizabeth Toledo was raped and murdered in the city of San Fernando in December 2018. Her body was found naked on a mattress on the floor in an apartment in Buenos Aires, next to her parrot. As part of the evidence filed in the case last week,...... read more


Don't come close to Taiwan, China warns US, as hostility mounts amid COVID-19 rage

Amid exchange of accusations over the COVID-19 outbreak among the two countries China has warned the United States to stop interfering in its regional or national interests, particularly with regards to Taiwan, reports say. “We ask the US side not to make any attempt to challenge China’s red line,” China’s spokesperson,...... read more


BREAKING: Trump orders all US worship centres to open immediately

Donald Trump, the United States President, on Friday ordered the reopening of religious centres across the country, on the ground that they are a part of essential services in the fight against the COVID-19. The POTUS, told reporters at the usual White House press briefing, on Friday that governors, some of...... read more


Abdul Nasser Qirdash, new ISIS leader, captured in Iraq

Abdul Nasser Qirdash, the new leader the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), who replaced Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed, October, 2019, has been arrested by Iraqi intelligence officers, according to local reports. Daily Mail, reports that Abdul Nasser Qirdash, 'the candidate to succeed the terrorist Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi' was captured, according...... read more


Mom, dad rejoice after their son snatched at two, returns 32years after

Mao Yin, has reunited with his parents 32years after he was snatched from his Chinese parents in front of a hotel in 1988, as a baby, ending long years of pain for the couple. Mao was snatched aged two, while his father stopped to get him some water on the way...... read more


Trump fires Linick, State Department official for investigating Pompeo

U.S. President Donald Trump has sacked State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. It was Trump’s latest abrupt dismissal of an official tasked with monitoring wrongdoing inside a government agency. A Democratic lawmaker said Linick was sacked by Trump for opening investigation on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The lawmaker Eliot Engel...... read more


Police launch manhunt for suspects who flagged down black man and told to leave town

Vermont State Police has launched an investigation into a disturbingly racial incident in which an African American man was “flagged down” while driving and told to leave the state. The man was reportedly driving in his car near his residence in Hartford, which has New York license plates with his 11-year-old son when...... read more


Charred bodies recovered after inferno breaks out at COVID-19 isolation centre

Five coronavirus patients died in a hospital blaze early today due to a short circuit igniting a ventilator machine, said reports in Russia. An inferno swept through an intensive care Covid-19 ward at a hospital in St Petersburg. A total of 150 patients were evacuated from St. George City Hospital, said the emergency services....... read more


COVID-19: Trump snubs the media after hot exchange with Chines-American journalists

President Donald Trump stormed out of his White House news conference Monday following combative exchanges with reporters Weijia Jiang of CBS News and Kaitlan Collins of CNN. Jiang, a Chinese American, asked Trump why he was putting so much emphasis on the amount of coronavirus tests that have been conducted in...... read more


BREAKING: British PM, Johnson welcomes baby with girlfriend days after COVID-19 recovery

Just days after Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister recovered from the dreaded COVID-19 disease, fortunes have smiled at him with the arrival of baby boy delivered by his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, who was heavily pregnant, while he was battling for his life in hospital. The announcement was made by both...... read more


Trouble in Democrat’s camp, as supporters of Sanders demand Biden drop party’s ticket over sex abuse allegations

Supporters of Bernie Sanders, the socialist Democrat who recently gave up his US presidential ambitions after he was defeated in the primaries by former US Vice President Joe Biden, are calling for Biden to quit the presidential race and let Sanders take over as the Democrat nominee after new details and...... read more


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