UK ‘must anticipate hostile states utilising pandemic’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Russia is identified as a hostile state in the report The UK must work to stop China and Russia using the pandemic to their global advantage, MPs have warned. The Commons Defence Committee said an ongoing review of foreign and security policy must prioritise looking at the capabilities of “hostile […]

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Vice Presidential Nod, The Latest In A Career Of Firsts For Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris is now seeking to become the first female vice president of the US (File) Kamala Harris, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s pick to be his running mate in November’s election, has been a trailblazer all her life. “My mother used to have a saying,” the 55-year-old Harris is fond of recounting. “She would […]


As the economy sputters, Congress and White House remain deadlocked on more aid.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that there had been no progress this week in negotiations with Congress over another economic stimulus package, and accused Democrats of being intransigent for political reasons. The talks collapsed last Friday, spurring President Trump to roll out several executive actions intended to extend additional unemployment insurance benefits and […]


Apple supplier Foxconn posts better-than-expected second-quarter profit

TAIPEI Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as rising telecommuting demand amid the coronavirus pandemic offset slowing smartphone sales. Foxconn, whose clients include tech giants such as Apple, reported a net profit of T$22.9 billion ($778.54 million) for the second quarter ended June. That was up about […]


NBA suspends Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo 1 game for headbutting Wizards’ Moe Wagner

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Giannis Antetokounmpo has been suspended for Milwaukee‘s final game of the regular season, handed a one-game penalty Wednesday for headbutting Washington‘s Moe Wagner. It’s unknown whether Antetokounmpo would have played in Thursday’s game against Memphis anyway, given that the Bucks have already secured the No. 1 overall seed in the […]

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North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry

TEL AVIV — Israel claimed Wednesday that it had thwarted a cyberattack by a North Korea-linked hacking group on its classified defense industry. The Defense Ministry said the attack was deflected “in real time” and that there was no “harm or disruption” to its computer systems. However, security researchers at ClearSky, the international cybersecurity firm […]


Kovid-19 positive all hockey players hospitalized | कोविड-19 पॉजिटिव सभी हॉकी खिलाड़ी अस्पताल में भर्ती

नई दिल्ली, 12 अगस्त (आईएएनएस)। भारतीय पुरुष हॉकी टीम के कोविड-19 पॉजिटिव निकले सभी छह खिलाड़ियों को बेंगलुरू के अस्पताल में भर्ती कराया गया है। भारतीय खेल प्राधिकरण (साई) ने बुधवार सुबह इस बात की जानकारी दी। इससे पहले, मनदीप को सोमवार रात को ऑक्सीजन स्तर में कमी होने के कारण अस्पताल में भर्ती कराया […]

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Brazil Governor Joo Doria, a Bolsonaro Rival, Infected by Covid-19

The governor of Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, Joo Doria, said Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Doria, a potential challenger to President Jair Bolsonaro’s 2022 reelection campaign, is the 11th Brazilian governor to contract the new coronavirus. I am feeling well, no symptoms, Doria said in a video posted on his social media […]


Dodgers’ Joe Kelly has suspension reduced to 5 games on appeal, sources say

Los Angeles Dodgers hard-throwing reliever Joe Kelly has had his eight-game suspension for throwing at Houston Astros players reduced to five on appeal, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Kiley McDaniel. Kelly initially was handed an eight-game punishment by MLB after his erratic pitches and demonstrative taunts sparked a benches-clearing situation at Minute Maid Park […]


It Was Business, It Was Personal: The Redstones’ Father-Daughter Feud

Father and daughter also joined forces to fight the Viacom board, which challenged Mr. Redstone’s mental competency in court in 2016. Mr. Redstone’s death has bolstered his daughter’s influence over National Amusements. His voting stock in the company — an 80 percent share — will transfer to a seven-member trust that includes Ms. Redstone and […]