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

“I’ve not read the book, but from the excerpts I’ve seen published, John Bolton is spreading a number of lies, fully-spun half-truths, and outright falsehoods,” Pompeo wrote on his Twitter page on late Thursday. It is both sad and dangerous that John Bolton’s final public role is that of a traitor who damaged America by […]

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

— Random House (@randomhouse) June 19, 2018Meru Gokhale, Editor-in-Chief, Penguin Random House India, said: “I met Priyanka Chopra for the first time when she delivered the Penguin Annual Lecture in New Delhi in 2017, and was amazed at the way people in the audience, and especially young women, responded to her words, her provocation and […]

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”

Some social media users have been sharing a quote misattributed to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler with his alleged view on the start of “World War 3”. The posts claim that Hitler considered America’s Black citizens the “true Hebrews” and further claim that Hitler’s death would prompt a new global conflict. This is inaccurate.

Defending world snooker champion Judd Trump beaten by Kyren Wilson

Trump had shown signs of recovering from his 10-6 overnight deficit as he made three breaks over 50 in the first four frames on Tuesday to reduce the arrears to just two. But Wilson moved one frame from victory after winning the 21st in two visits then seized on a missed long red by Trump […]

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

“I don’t believe those reports are accurate but it’s not up to me to sit in judgement… the most important thing is for the separate process that is well at arm’s length of government to run its course and as we all know, that well and truly started, there is more than 100,000 pages of […]

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

Most had expected this final to be attritional and the refusal of both players to surrender in the face of the most intense pressure made proceedings ridiculously tense. With the match on a knife edge, an unexpected cameo from the referee, Jan Verhaas, rendered them almost unbearable. Leading 16-14 in frames and 47 points to […]