New Zealand records first new Covid-19 cases in 102 days

The latest case in New Zealand was diagnosed on Monday in a person in their 50s who lives in South Auckland; a second test on Tuesday also tested positive. The person had no history of overseas travel.

‘I Was in the Room Too’: Pompeo Calls Bolton ‘Traitor’, Refutes Upcoming Book’s Claims

On Wednesday, several US media published excerpts obtained from copies of Bolton’s book, “Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir,” before its scheduled release on 23 June. In the book, Bolton accuses US President Donald Trump of misusing his powers in a number of cases, including asking China for help in the 2020 election. […]

Priyanka Chopra debuts book cover for upcoming memoirs, Unfinished, shares details

Taking to Instagram, she wrote, “The feeling of checking something off your ‘bucket list’ gives you an indescribable sense of accomplishment…and that’s where I am in this moment. I’ve always wanted to write a book, but the timing never felt right. With each opportunity that presented itself, my first instinct was always to wait…because I […]

Mary Trump Book Review: In The Chaos Of Donald Trump’s Presidency, Will His Niece’s Tell-All Matter?

A number of Mary Trump’s stories are beyond the scope of her own encounters, and it’s at times hard to determine the sourcing of the anecdotes and whether they are family lore, the types of tales that tend of embellish over the years. The most sensational story, of Trump paying a friend, Joe Shapiro, to take […]

Who wrote the Meghan and Harry book Finding Freedom and what’s it about?

Do Harry and Meghan know the authors? The authors met Harry and Meghan in the past, but have repeatedly said the pair did not contribute to the book.

Fact check: False Hitler quote on “World War 3”

The Holocaust Encyclopedia notes that though the Nazis did not have an explicit plan to eliminate African Germans, they were seen as a threat to the purity of the Germanic race. The entry highlights that in Hitler’s biography “Mein Kampf”, he wrote that “the Jews had brought the Negroes into the Rhineland with the clear aim of ruining the hated white race by the necessarily-resulting bastardization.”

Defending world snooker champion Judd Trump beaten by Kyren Wilson

Selby endured a crisis of confidence in the wake of his third world title win in 2017, losing his world No 1 ranking as he won only two tournaments in the following two years and crashed out in the early stages in Sheffield. But the 37-year-old, who was forced to battle through the first two […]

Coronavirus: Man in his 30s among 12 deaths in past 24 hours as Victoria records 466 new cases

Andrews deflected questions about revelations in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday that a senior Department of Jobs official has been shifted from their role amid evidence that the decision to use private security guards at Melbourne’s quarantine hotels was partly driven by a well-meaning attempt to provide jobs under “social inclusion” policies.

Coronavirus: Australia’s deadliest day as Victoria records 19 deaths

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Mark Selby retains world title after gritty victory over John Higgins

At various stages of this final both players looked humiliation in the face and each deserves credit for staring it down to play his part in delivering a classic. Way behind and looking exhausted towards the end of the first day, Selby drew on his fabled mental reserves to haul himself back into contention with […]