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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 PM vows to back corporate financing with second extra budget

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaves the venue after a news conference on the country's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tokyo, Japan May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool. TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s government will provide 140 trillion yen ($1.3 trillion) to back financing of Japanese firms hit by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic when it compiles on Wednesday a second extra budget for the current ... Full story

Tesla to cut car prices in North America, China

FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo on a Model S is photographed inside of a Tesla dealership in New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. BEIJING (Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it will cut prices of its electric vehicles in North America as the firm ramps up car production at its Fremont, California, factory after the easing of coronavirus lockdowns. The price cut comes as states after lockdowns during which demand for cars waned. ... 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

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

Exclusive: Volkswagen in final talks to seal biggest M&A deals in China EV sector - sources

HONG KONG/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG ( VOWG_p.DE ) is in final talks to seal its largest investment deals with Chinese electric vehicle (EV) firms, two sources said, as the German automaker accelerates its push into the world’s largest market for environmentally friendlier cars. FILE PHOTO: The logo of German car maker Volkswagen is seen on a car outside a garage in Vienna, Austria, Sept. 29, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo. ... Full story