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China says USA action on Hong Kong 'doomed to fail'

China says USA action on Hong Kong 'doomed to fail' They could include measures such as export controls, tariffs and visa restrictions, according to analysts, but businesses will have to wait for details and the timing of any moves. Beijing says the law is needed to curb "terrorism" and "separatism". Now tariffs between Hong Kong and the USA are basically zero. The Hong Kong government has had a long history of working ties with USA counterparts,... [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga: 'Everyday people in America are racist, that's a fact'

Lady Gaga: 'Everyday people in America are racist, that's a fact' We also checked ProPublica's Politwoops ("Politwoops tracks deleted tweets by public officials, including people now in office and candidates for office.") to make sure this wasn't a deleted tweet and no results showed up there either (archived here). [Full Article...]

Seattle protests turn violent, National Guard activated

Seattle protests turn violent, National Guard activated Moments before the arrest, the same officer who put his knee on the man appears to be seen in another video kneeling on the neck of a different protester. Police also pepper-sprayed demonstrators who got close to police lines, and officers with bicycles pushed people to move back. Protesters marched through the lanes of the freeway. [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens to Close Social Media After Tweet Fact-Checked

Trump Threatens to Close Social Media After Tweet Fact-Checked The label was imposed on two tweets Trun mail-imp posted on Tuesday claiming that "mail-in ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent" and would result in "a rigged election", Xinhua reported. The disclaimers prompted Trump to respond with a combative tweet suggesting he'll try to rein in the social media service with government regulation. [Full Article...]

Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples from lab worker

Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples from lab worker Monkeys mobbed an Indian health worker and made off with blood samples from coronavirus tests, prompting fears they could have spread the virus in the local area. The destruction of their natural habitat has forced many monkeys to search for food in India's residential areas in recent years. India recorded 4,797 coronavirus deaths yesterday as the country's number of infections increased... [Full Article...]

Target closes 100 stores temporarily amid George Floyd protests, riots

Target closes 100 stores temporarily amid George Floyd protests, riots Another store in Minneapolis remains closed, along with stores in Oakland, California; Atlanta; Philadelphia and Chicago. "We anticipate most stores will be closed temporarily". Chauvin has since been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. Floyd , who was black and handcuffed, died while being arrested by Minneapolis police for suspicion of passing a counterfeit bill on May 25. [Full Article...]

China's 'nervous' Xi risks new Cold War, last Hong Kong governor says

China's 'nervous' Xi risks new Cold War, last Hong Kong governor says Hong Kong's domestic exports to the US annually amount to less than HK$4 billion ($516 million), accounting for only 0.13% of Hong Kong's gross domestic product. The power of final interpretation of the Basic Law lies with the NPCSC, so what is at present an unconstitutional move could swiftly be turned into legal fact by the Beijing body's reinterpretation (or more accurately rewriting) of Arti... [Full Article...]

UK PM's Senior Adviser Cummings Considering Quitting Later This Year

UK PM's Senior Adviser Cummings Considering Quitting Later This Year Maidenhead MP Theresa May has said Dominic Cummings did not follow "the spirit of the guidance" by travelling 260 miles from London to Durham during the United Kingdom lockdown. But the force said it did not consider Mr Cummings had committed an offence by locating himself at his father's farm in the county. His trip from London to northern England was described by local police as a breach o... [Full Article...]


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