From Al Jazeera: Salvini, who serves as both deputy prime minister and interior minister in the government, has denied that his party received any money from Moscow [File: Remo Casilli/Reuters] Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible corruption involving Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini following media reports that
From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/interestedin86 [link] [comments] The original content can be found here: A fifth of the world’s major cities will face "unprecedented" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.
From The Guardian World: Australia weather Power cut to 1,800 homes in Tasmania, which is braced for a second surge of high winds A woman has died and a man is in a serious condition after a tree fell on their car in the Blue Mountains. Wild weather has
From Reuters Top News: SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong’s political turmoil, people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: People walk past
From The Guardian World: China Police in eastern city of Xuzhou have detained seven foreign teachers and nine students but gave no further details The British embassy in Beijing has confirmed four British people have been arrested in Xuzhou in Jiangsu province. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/AP Four Britons have been
From BBC World News: President Donald Trump will no longer pursue adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 US census questionnaire after efforts were blocked by the Supreme Court in June. Instead, he said he had directed officials to obtain the information through an executive order for government
From Al Jazeera: Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon named Eduardo the Latin American leader of his right-wing nationalist organisation, The Movement [Joshua Roberts/Reuters] Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family’s influential role in
From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/Morgennes [link] [comments] The original content can be found here: Thousands of people have taken a Facebook pledge to storm Area 51 to “see them Aliens”.
From The Guardian World: Italy Small Sicilian villages reflect the shifting demographics of economic migration and declining birth rates Most of the people in Acquaviva Platani are over 60 years old. Photograph: Alessio Mamo/The Guardian The birth of a baby in the small town of Acquaviva Platani, in inland
From Reuters Top News: SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares veered between small losses and gains on Friday as investors awaited key China trade and lending data, and as worries over Sino-U.S. trade tensions countered optimism rooted in expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut this month. FILE PHOTO: Passerbys
From Google World News: China had learned from watching the US go to war in the Middle East, and was using those lessons to advance the development of its own military, said current Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services
From The Guardian World: Royal commission into aged care quality and safety Aged care royal commission this week hears of patients evacuated from loved ones due to lack of local resources Indigenous elder Mildred Numamurdirdi told her story at the aged care royal commissions hearings in Darwin. Photograph: Greg
From The Guardian World: Nike Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be sold The handmade ‘Moon Shoe’ designed by Nike’s co-founder will be part of the sale. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters Sotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated
From Al Jazeera: The US blames Iran for a series of attacks on shipping in the world’s most important oil artery since mid-May [EPA] The Pentagon said on Thursday it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf a day after Iranian vessels allegedly tried to block a
From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/aubonpaine [link] [comments] The original content can be found here: Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US
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From Google World News: There’s a simple rule for controlling an unfavorable news cycle that President Trump is yet to learn: Don’t fan the flames. When unfriendly cables by U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch were leaked, White House officials responded calmly. No big deal, they suggested. But Trump went ballistic,
From Reuters Top News: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted to “become a bank.” FILE PHOTO:
From Google World News: U.N. Narrowly Agrees to Probe Killings in the Philippines | Time this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. The original content can be found here: U.N. Narrowly Agrees to Probe Killings in the Philippines –
From Reuters Top News: NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India’s new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed. FILE PHOTO: Walmart signs are displayed inside a Walmart
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From The Guardian World: Tax The outage could also have significant impact on welfare recipients, who use MyGov to contact Centrelink Taxpayers won’t be getting their refunds as quickly as hoped after the MyGov site crashed. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images As thousands of Australians try to submit their tax returns,
From Google World News: Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right president of Brazil, has invited his son to become ambassador to the US. Eduardo Bolsonaro, 35, who is currently serving as a congressman and advises his father on foreign affairs, told reporters he would accept the post if it were offered.
From BBC World News: Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right president of Brazil, has invited his son to become ambassador to the US. Eduardo Bolsonaro, 35, who is currently serving as a congressman and advises his father on foreign affairs, told reporters he would accept the post if it were offered.
From The New York Times: The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Isabella Kwai, a reporter with the Australia bureau. ______ In May 2017, hundreds of Indigenous Australian delegates from around the
From The Guardian World: Donald Trump The US president said he’s not a fan of Facebook’s Libra, and demands digital coin companies seek a banking charter Trump pauses after delivering remarks at the White House Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump has criticized Bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin
From The Guardian World: Philippines Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 lives An alleged victim of the Philippines’ anti-drug campaign in Pasay city, south of Manila. Photograph: Francis R Malasig/EPA The United Nations has narrowly approved a resolution