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

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 wasn’t (and I’m still not) […]

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

Instead of Fred Jr., it was Donald who slid into the role of heir apparent. Lacking the skills of his older brother, Donald nevertheless had the brashness, self-promotion and even shamelessness favored by Fred Sr., in many ways reflecting his own character, Mary writes. She goes to great lengths to try to dispel the myth […]

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 Biblical Hebrew Israelites movement has roots in Black Judaism, and the idea that America’s emancipated slaves were the “true Hebrews” ( here ). The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the movement has a complicated history, with some of its sects enacting hateful and racist practices ( here ).

Defending world snooker champion Judd Trump beaten by Kyren Wilson

“I was happy with my performance against Neil. I felt if I got a chance I could score, and my safety play was back up with how it was a few years ago. As a match-play game it was right up there with my best performances. I can see the changes already, especially in my […]

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

“I could have swore the black moved a little bit but then Jan said it didn’t,” said Selby. “I looked up at John Parrott and Steve Davis [in the commentary box] and their first impression was ‘yes, you hit it’ and then they signalled they weren’t sure. Obviously, the referee’s decision is final and I […]