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

Priyanka in recent years has turned into a de facto ambassador for India in Hollywood. She starred in all three seasons of the ABC spy-thriller, Quantico, before its cancellation was announced earlier in 2018. She also made her film debut with the Dwayne Johnson-Zack Efron action-comedy, Baywatch.

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

The Times exposé, headlined “Trump Engaged in Suspect Tax Schemes as He Reaped Riches from His Father,” was posted on Oct. 2, 2018. While it got plenty of attention at the time, and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize, there was plenty else going on that week, including the pending confirmation of Supreme Court […]

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

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

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

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 […]