Art

John Boyega to London Black Lives Matter protesters: "Now is the time."

John Boyega to London Black Lives Matter protesters: "Now is the time."

John Boyega joins Black Lives Matter protest. London — Actor and producer John Boyega addressed a crowd of thousands of Black Lives Matter demonstrators in London's Hyde Park on Wednesday, telling them he was speaking out even though it might negatively affect his career. "This is very important," he said. "This is very vital. Black lives have always mattered. We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always ... Full story

Education

Coronavirus: Parents in Wales wait for school decision  News

Coronavirus: Parents in Wales wait for school decision News

Image caption Back to school? Parents and pupils are waiting for the latest advice. Parents and pupils in Wales will learn later if any classes will return for the final weeks of the summer term. Education Minister Kirsty Williams said she will make a statement on Wednesday on the way forward for reopening classrooms following lockdown. Children in England started back on Monday, although some schools have not reopened and attendance has ... Full story

Economics

Exclusive: Pompeo to urge stock exchanges globally to tighten rules for Chinese companies

Exclusive: Pompeo to urge stock exchanges globally to tighten rules for Chinese companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set warn American investors on Thursday against ‘fraudulent’ accounting practices of China-based companies and will suggest the Nasdaq’s recent decision to tighten listing rules for such players should be a model for all other exchanges around the world. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at the State Department in Washington, DC, U.S., May 20, 2020. ... Full story

Entertainment

Tesla's Elon Musk calls for breakup of Amazon in tweet

Tesla's Elon Musk calls for breakup of Amazon in tweet

FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the automobile awards "Das Goldene Lenkrad" (The golden steering wheel) given by a German newspaper in Berlin, Germany, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo. (Reuters) - Telsa Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday called for Amazon.com Inc to be broken up. “Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong!” Musk tweeted two days after saying he ... Full story

Health

Study authors retract influential Lancet hydroxychloroquine article

Study authors retract influential Lancet hydroxychloroquine article

FILE PHOTO: The drug hydroxychloroquine, pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump and others in recent months as a possible treatment to people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is displayed at the Rock Canyon Pharmacy in Provo, Utah, U.S. May 27, 2020. REUTERS/George Frey. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three of the authors of an influential article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients retracted the ... Full story

Law

Jake Paul: YouTuber charged with criminal trespass and unlawful assembly

Jake Paul: YouTuber charged with criminal trespass and unlawful assembly

YouTuber Jake Paul has been charged with criminal trespass and unlawful assembly during unrest at a mall in Arizona. The 23 year old has denied any involvement in looting or vandalism at the mall in Scottsdale on Sunday. Local police said they had received hundreds of tips about his presence. At least 20 people have been arrested in the incident, part of widespread unrest across US cities in the wake of the death of George Floyd. Since the ... Full story

Living

George Floyd memorial service in Minneapolis, Minnesota."

George Floyd memorial service in Minneapolis, Minnesota."

NBC News: "LIVE: @NBCNews Special Report: George Floyd memorial service in Minneapolis, Minnesota.". -. -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Politics

Ukraine found no evidence against Hunter Biden in case audit: former top prosecutor

Ukraine found no evidence against Hunter Biden in case audit: former top prosecutor

KIEV (Reuters) - An audit of thousands of old case files by Ukrainian prosecutors found no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of Hunter Biden, the former prosecutor general, who had launched the audit, told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Ukraine's Prosecutor General Ruslan Ryaboshapka speaks during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo. Ruslan Ryaboshapka was in the spotlight last year as the man who ... Full story

Sport

"Memorial and march for George Floyd in New York"

"Memorial and march for George Floyd in New York"

Reuters Top News: "Memorial and march for George Floyd in New York" - -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Technology

Amazon Air adds 12 new aircraft to its cargo fleet, expands its ground operations – TechCrunch

Amazon Air adds 12 new aircraft to its cargo fleet, expands its ground operations – TechCrunch

Amazon announced today it has added 12 new cargo aircraft to Amazon Air, bringing its total fleet to more than 80 aircraft, in part because of increased demand for shipments during the COVID-19 pandemic. The converted Boeing 767-300 were leased from the Air Transport Services Group. Amazon said one of the planes will begin transporting cargo this month, and the rest will be delivered next year. The company is also expanding Amazon Air’s ground ... Full story