David Culver compares ‘social acceptance’ of masks in China to ‘defiance’ in US – CNN Video

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CNN international correspondent David Culver examines how in China and other Asian countries masks, despite being legally mandated, are widely viewed as a social responsibility, whereas in the US masks are becoming increasingly politicized. Source link

Indians have done their best to respond to China’s incredibly aggressive actions: Mike Pompeo

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Indians have done their best to respond to China’s “incredibly aggressive actions”, asserting that Beijing has a pattern of “instigating” territorial disputes and the world shouldn”t allow this bullying to take place. “I”ve spoken with Foreign (External Affairs) Minister (S) Jaishankar a number of times … Read more

Comedy clubs get serious with funding warning

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “I don’t think there will be an industry to go back to,” says Kiri Pritchard-McLean Comedy clubs have called for a slice of the government’s £1.5bn emergency arts funding, with a warning that hundreds face closure within the next year. Comedy wasn’t mentioned when the government announced its bailout … Read more

India gold smuggling case sparks political row

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The lack of international flights because of the coronavirus pandemic has reportedly led to a fall in gold smuggling to India (file photo) A political row has broken out in India after gold was found being smuggled into the country in diplomatic baggage. Customs officials at the international airport in … Read more

Ivory Coast PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies at 61

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On Twitter Wednesday, President Alassane Ouattara said: “I pay tribute to my young brother, my son, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who was, for 30 years, my closest collaborator.” “I salute the memory of a statesman, of great loyalty, devotion and love for the homeland. He embodied this young generation of Ivorian leaders of great skill and … Read more

This ransomware has been designed to specifically target industrial control systems – Video | ZDNet

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Facebook takes down fake accounts operated by ‘Roger Stone and his associates’ | ZDNet

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Facebook removed today a network of fake accounts that engaged in boosting each other’s content to promote Roger Stone’s public image, and which the social network said were operated by “Roger Stone and his associates.” In total, Facebook banned and removed 54 accounts, 50 pages, and 4 Instagram profiles for engaging in what the social … Read more

United Says 36,000 Workers Could Be Furloughed: Live Updates

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Here’s what you need to know: United Airlines told pilots, flight attendants and other workers that it could furlough 40 percent of its staff members this fall because of weak demand during the pandemic.Credit…Justin Sullivan/Getty Images United Airlines said on Wednesday that it could furlough as many as 36,000 workers, or nearly 40 percent of … Read more

Wigan Athletic: English football has been disrespected, says EFL chairman Rick Parry

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Rick Parry (left) became chairman of the EFL in September 2019 English football has been “disrespected” by the “tremendous shock” of Wigan going into administration, says EFL chairman Rick Parry. The future seemed bright for the Championship club when they changed Hong Kong-based owners a month ago, but last week’s revelation of their financial predicament … Read more