Art

Audiomack: Music Streaming and Sharing

Audiomack: Music Streaming and Sharing

Audiomack is a free music streaming and discovery platform that allows artists to share their music and fans to discover new artists, songs, albums, mixtapes, playlists and more. 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

Coronavirus: Pret a Manger plans rent talks in bid to avoid closures

Coronavirus: Pret a Manger plans rent talks in bid to avoid closures

Image caption Many of Pret's stores have already reopened with stores adapted for social distancing. Sandwich chain Pret a Manger has called in consultants to help renegotiate its rents as it attempts to avoid store closures during the coronavirus epidemic. More than 300 of its 400 stores will have reopened as of next week. But the chain is expecting reduced footfall as office workers continue to work from home. Chief executive Pano Christou ... Full story

Entertainment

As Minneapolis rioters set buildings ablaze, grocer pleads to save his stores

As Minneapolis rioters set buildings ablaze, grocer pleads to save his stores

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - At a little past midnight on Saturday as smoke billowed and flames rose from the tops of a nearby bank and a post office building, Minneapolis grocery store owner Mohammad Abdi knew he had a critical business decision to make. FILE PHOTO: Owner of Tawakal Halal Grocery store walks outside his store following the protests against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., May ... Full story

Health

China reports two new coronavirus cases for May 30

China reports two new coronavirus cases for May 30

FILE PHOTO: A foreign traveller wearing a mask walks past a departures information board at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo. BEIJING (Reuters) - China recorded two new confirmed cases of coronavirus on May 30, down from four the day before, data from the country’s health authority showed on Sunday. Both cases were ... Full story

Law

U.S. military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest

U.S. military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest

FILE PHOTO: Aerial view of the United States military headquarters, the Pentagon, September 28, 2008. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES). WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In an extraordinary move, the Pentagon on Saturday said it put military units on a four-hour recall status to be ready if requested by Minnesota’s governor amid civil unrest following the killing of a black man by a white Minneapolis police officer. It was unclear when the U.S. military ... Full story

Living

Testing 'disgrace' and public's 'broken trust'

Testing 'disgrace' and public's 'broken trust'

Image caption Testing and tracing was abandoned in the earlier stages of the coronavirus pandemic because health systems could "only cope with five cases a week", according to the Sunday Telegraph. Citing newly-released papers from the government's scientific advisory group Sage in February, the paper calls the decision "disastrous". Meanwhile, the UK's chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has written in the paper defending the ... Full story

Politics

Trump delays 'outdated' G7 leaders' summit

Trump delays 'outdated' G7 leaders' summit

Image caption Mr Trump made the comments on board Air Force One while returning to Washington from Cape Canaveral, Florida. US President Donald Trump has said he will postpone this year's G7 summit and invite leaders of other countries to participate in the talks. "I don't feel that... it properly represents what's going on in the world. It's a very outdated group of countries," Mr Trump said on Saturday. The G7 group, which the US hosts this ... Full story

Sport

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque reopens after more than two months

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque reopens after more than two months

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque reopened to worshippers on Sunday after a two-and-a-half month coronavirus closure, but Muslim authorities imposed some precautions as health officials warn of an uptick in local infections. FILE PHOTO: The Al-Aqsa mosque reflects in a puddle next to a gate to the compound known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as The Noble Sanctuary, in Jerusalem's Old City December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar ... Full story

Technology

SpaceX makes history with successful first human space launch – TechCrunch

SpaceX makes history with successful first human space launch – TechCrunch

SpaceX made history today, flying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to space aboard its Crew Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon 9 rocket. The launch, titled ‘Demo-2’, is for the final demonstration mission in the human rating process of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon and Falcon 9, meaning that once this mission is complete, the launch vehicle will finally be certified for operational use for regular transportation of people to space. This was the ... Full story