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Former CBS Reporter One Of The First ‘To Identify Myself As A Target of Illegal Spying Under Obama Admin' Jarrett

resident Donald Trump has deemed the unjust surveillance on some of his campaign officials during the 2016 elections “Obamagate.” As of late, a flood of documents has been released from 2016 and 2017 which shows the Obama administration and intelligence officials knowingly used false information about Russian collusion to justify surveillance and abuse of intelligence resources. Apparently, what we have come to know is just the tip of the ... Full story

Trump to announce strong Hong Kong response this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was working on a strong response to China’s planned national security legislation for Hong Kong and it would be announced before the end of the week. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the he coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the cost of treating diabetes and several other subjects in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 26, ... Full story

Hong Kong ramps up security ahead of controversial bill reading

Image caption Thousands of police officers have been deployed across Hong Kong. Hong Kong has ramped up its police presence ahead of the second reading of a bill that would make it a crime to insult China's national anthem. Water-filled barriers have been put up and riot police deployed in an attempt to deter any possible protests. The reading comes days after China proposed implementing a controversial national security law, triggering a burst ... Full story

Delhi temperature hits 47C as north India reels under heat wave

Image caption Churu in Rajasthan state recorded a temperature of 50C. The Indian capital, Delhi, saw temperatures rise to 47.6C on Tuesday, as most of north India faced severe heat wave conditions. The heat wave, which officials say is likely to last until the weekend, comes even as the region struggles with rising Covid-19 infections and swarms of locusts that are ravaging crops. Churu in Rajasthan state recorded a temperature of 50C - India's ... Full story

Japan eyes fresh $1.1 trillion stimulus to combat pandemic pain

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will compile a fresh stimulus package worth $1.1 trillion that will include a sizable amount of direct spending to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic, a draft of the budget obtained by Reuters showed on Wednesday. People wearing protective face masks cross a street amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan, May 27, 2020.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. The stimulus, which will be funded ... Full story

Coronavirus: Lebanon's woes worsen as country pushed to the brink

Image caption Lebanon has been rocked by anti-government protests for months. For the past two months, Khaldoon Rifaa has not been able to work as a driver because of Lebanon's lockdown. He is now back on the road, operating a minivan along the coastal motorway from his home city of Tripoli to the capital, Beirut. But standing on the street, he is struggling to find any paying customers to fill up his vehicle. "Before my life was good," says ... Full story

Tests vital for Africa's fight against coronavirus

The relatively low number of coronavirus cases in Africa so far "have raised hopes that African countries may be spared the worst of the pandemic", in the words of the UN. But at the same time it urges caution. There is a general consensus among those in charge of health policy on the continent that testing rates are woefully low, and this could be distorting our understanding of how far the virus has spread. As countries move beyond the ... Full story

Man arrested in deadly 2019 fire at Japan's Kyoto Animation: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese police on Wednesday arrested the man suspected of killing 36 people at Kyoto Animation last July after he had spent 10 months recovering in two hospitals, media reported. Shinji Aoba, a suspected arsonist who is suspected of killing 36 people at Kyoto Animation in July 2019, is seen on a stretcher as he is carried to Fushimi police station after being arrested in Kyoto, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo May ... Full story

Saudi Arabian airlines to resume some domestic flights from May 31

FILE PHOTO: General view of Riyadh city, after the Saudi government eased a curfew, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri. CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian airlines are preparing to resume some domestic flights from Sunday as the Kingdom eases coronavirus containment measures, the state news agency said on Wednesday. Sixty flights will resume each day in the first ... Full story

Factbox: What people are saying about controversial legislation for Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong legislators are holding a debate on Wednesday over a bill that would require schools to teach China’s national anthem, organisations to play it and sing it, and anyone who disrespects it to face jail or fines. Riot police officers walk past a barricade outside Legislative Council Complex as a second reading of a controversial national anthem law takes place in Hong Kong, China May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu. ... Full story