Art

George Floyd protests: People are pushed to the edge  Angeles Times

George Floyd protests: People are pushed to the edge Angeles Times

What was your first reaction when you saw the video of the white cop kneeling on George Floyd’s neck while Floyd croaked, “I can’t breathe”? If you’re white, you probably muttered a horrified, “Oh, my God” while shaking your head at the cruel injustice. If you’re black, you probably leapt to your feet, cursed, maybe threw something (certainly wanted to throw something), while shouting, “Not @... Full story

Education

U.S. planning to cancel visas of Chinese graduate students: sources

U.S. planning to cancel visas of Chinese graduate students: sources

FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag flies over Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is planning to cancel the visas of thousands of Chinese graduate students believed by President Donald Trump’s administration to have links with China’s military, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. The move, first ... Full story

Economics

Embraer negotiating $600 million bank financing for exports

Embraer negotiating $600 million bank financing for exports

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company's headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio/File Photo. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA ( EMBR3.SA ), the world’s third largest commercial jet builder, should obtain $600 million in credit lines from Brazil’s state development bank BNDES and private banks in June, government sources said on ... Full story

Entertainment

Exclusive: Mexican broadcaster Televisa to launch mobile phone service, challenging Slim

Exclusive: Mexican broadcaster Televisa to launch mobile phone service, challenging Slim

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Sunday it will start offering mobile phone service, a bid to challenge billionaire Carlos Slim’s America Movil, which has long dominated the country’s telecommunications market. FILE PHOTO: The logo of broadcaster Televisa is pictured at its offices in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo. Rather than building infrastructure, Televisa will ... Full story

Health

French COVID-19 cases show further decline

French COVID-19 cases show further decline

People enjoy the sunny weather at Luxembourg gardens as Paris parks reopen amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Paris, France, May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann. PARIS (Reuters) - France’s coronavirus cases are continuing to decline, health officials said on Sunday, with 14,322 patients currently in hospital, down from 14,380 a day earlier. The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care fell to 1,319 from 1,361, the ... Full story

Law

Celebrities help Minneapolis protesters make bail

Celebrities help Minneapolis protesters make bail

Several Hollywood stars make donations to support arrested protesters. Full story

Living

Mining firm Rio Tinto sorry for destroying Aboriginal caves

Mining firm Rio Tinto sorry for destroying Aboriginal caves

Image caption Juukan Gorge cave site: Rio Tinto got permission to expand its mining in 2013. Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologised for blowing up 46,000-year-old Aboriginal caves in Western Australia dating back to the last Ice Age. The Juukan Gorge caves, in the Pilbara region, were destroyed last Sunday as Rio Tinto expanded an iron ore project agreed with the authorities. Many prehistoric artefacts have been found at the remote heritage ... Full story

Politics

Antifa: Trump says group will be designated 'terrorist organisation'

Antifa: Trump says group will be designated 'terrorist organisation'

Image caption US President Donald Trump has repeatedly blamed Antifa for rioting amid George Floyd protests. The US will designate the anti-fascist group Antifa a terrorist organisation, President Donald Trump says. The president accused Antifa of starting riots that stemmed from protests over George Floyd's death. Mr Floyd, a black man, died in police custody earlier this week, reigniting anger at police treatment of African-Americans. ... Full story

Sport

New coronavirus losing potency, top Italian doctor says

New coronavirus losing potency, top Italian doctor says

ROME (Reuters) - The new coronavirus is losing its potency and has become much less lethal, a senior Italian doctor said on Sunday. A lifeguard wearing a protective face mask takes the temperature of a woman at a newly reopened beach after months of closure due to an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Punta Hidalgo, in Punta Ala, Italy May 31, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini. “In reality, the virus clinically no longer exists ... Full story

Technology

SpaceX Crew Dragon with two NASA astronauts docks with International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon with two NASA astronauts docks with International Space Station

FILE PHOTO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken lifts off during NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carrying NASA ... Full story