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POTUS hosts a roundtable with industry executives"

The White House: "LIVE: POTUS hosts a roundtable with industry executives" - -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Trump targets China over Hong Hong security law

US President Donald Trump has said the Chinese government's moves to introduce a controversial security law in Hong Kong are a "tragedy". In a major statement on China, the president announced he would start to end preferential US treatment for the city in trade and travel. Mr Trump also said he would "terminate" the US relationship with the World Health Organization following its handling of the coronavirus outbreak. This breaking news story ... Full story

Greece to open up in two weeks, but not to the UK

Image caption A waiter serves patrons in Mykonos. Greece is to open up to tourists from 29 countries in two weeks - but not those travelling from the UK. Tourists from EU countries including Germany, Austria, Denmark and Finland will be able to visit from 15 June, the tourism ministry said in a statement on Friday. But some of the world's worst-affected countries - including the UK, France, Italy and Spain - are not on the list. More countries ... Full story

Britain may offer 'path to citizenship' for nearly 3 million in Hong Kong

FILE PHOTO: Priti Patel arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is prepared to offer extended visa rights and a pathway to citizenship for almost 3 million Hong Kong residents in response to China’s push to impose national security legislation in the former British colony. China’s parliament has approved a decision to go forward with national security legislation for Hong ... Full story

U.S. senators urge probe of TikTok on children's privacy

FILE PHOTO: A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children’s privacy. In their letter, lawmakers noted a report by the Center for Digital Democracy, ... Full story

Four more women accuse producer of assault - BBC News

Image caption Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison earlier this year. Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by four further women as he serves a 23-year prison sentence. Court documents filed in New York on Thursday allege several sexual offences dating from 1984 to 2013. One of the four anonymous women was 17 at the time of an alleged attack. Weinstein's legal representative told BBC News: "Mr ... Full story

PlayStation 5: Sony confident coronavirus won't change release plans

Gamers across the world are about to get their first look at what the PlayStation 5 can do. The successor to one of the best-selling consoles ever is due out later this year and, speaking to Radio 1 Newsbeat, PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan says fans will see it in action in less than a week. With major conventions and events cancelled due to coronavirus, Jim says he wants to find a way to give the PlayStation community "a little bit of a jolt.". On ... Full story

Florida officials approve Walt Disney World reopening plans

FILE PHOTO: Fireworks go off around Cinderella's castle during the grand opening ceremony for Walt Disney World's new Fantasyland in Lake Buena Vista, Florida December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Scott Audette/File Photo. (Reuters) - Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World ( DIS.N ) in Orlando starting on July 11, according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday. The successful reopening of its parks is ... Full story

Between two storms: Caribbean braces for hurricanes in coronavirus era

HAVANA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another hurricane season in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A man walks among the debris of his house after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Spring City, Bahamas, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Bello. The business ... Full story

Factbox: Where protests are expected following Minneapolis 'I can't breathe' death

(Reuters) - The killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned by the neck by a white police officer’s knee, has triggered a wave of protests across the country, with more demonstrations expected on Friday. Plumes of smoke rise into the sky in the aftermath of a protest after a white police officer was caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man George Floyd, who later died ... Full story