Los Angeles Dodgers win World Series for first title since 1988

The 35-year-old Turner has been a staple in the Dodgers’ lineup for seven of their eight consecutive NL West titles. A late-blooming slugger who helped reshape the game by succeeding with an upper-cut swing, Turner is LA’s career leader with 12 postseason home runs, including a pair in this Series, in which he hit .364 […]

‘Requiem’ & ‘The Missing’ Outfit New Pictures Options Dystopian YA Novel ‘The Territory’

Mark Casarotto added, “New Pictures’ decision to option the rights to The Territory couldn’t be more timely. Govett’s vision of a dystopian Britain, where climate change and educational inequality have created a bleak future for teenagers, resonates loudly with what is happening in the world today. Her strong female protagonist and friends are relatable, hopeful […]

Donald Trump Uses U.N. to Attack China, Which Joins Russia to Bash U.S. Unilateralism

“China will continue to be a true follower of multilateralism,” Xi said. “It will stay actively engaged in reforming and developing the global governance system. It will firmly uphold the U.N.-centered international system, firmly uphold the international order underpinned by international law, and firmly defend the U.N.’s central role in international affairs.”

Russia Vows to Back Venezuela in Fight Against ‘Regime Change’ by U.S.

On Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the Treasury Department would add the captains of the five Iranian ships to the Office of Foreign Asset Control’s Specially Designated National and Blocked Persons List. Both Iran and Venezuela were also accused of supporting terrorism in the State Department’s Country Reports on Terrorism 2019 released […]

Russia Dismisses Coronavirus Death Toll Skepticism as Moscow Records Mortality Spike

Peskov also denied that the government had bungled its response to the pandemic. “Nothing went wrong except for the coronavirus itself,” he said. “Firstly, we have a number of cities with a high density. And those cities in the world are the most infected cities. That was the case with Moscow.”

Oklahoma Newspaper Editorial Board Calls Trump’s Tulsa Rally ‘Wrong Time, Wrong Place’

“Many of my African American friends and supporters have reached out to suggest that we consider changing the date out of respect for this Holiday, and in observance of this important occasion and all that it represents. I have therefore decided to move our rally to Saturday, June 20th, in order to honor their requests,” […]

China’s rise and fall at the UN

China saw an opportunity in World War I to rid itself of German occupation from some of its territory and allied with the United Kingdom and France. But they could not send soldiers as the Japanese, who were in competition with the Germans for the same Chinese territories, also allied against the Germans and refused […]

The many bright spots on India’s innovation horizon

A better lifeWalter Isaacson once cited this: “Advances in science when put to practical use mean more jobs, higher wages, shorter hours, more abundant crops, more leisure for recreation, for study, for learning how to live without deadening drudgery which has been the burden of the common man for past ages.” Innovation has the potential […]

Coronavirus | First international, Chinese expert meeting on virus origin: WHO

“It’s very important that WHO produce an updated guidance with regard to safe international air travel and clearly the use of the tests is certainly now supposed to have a much large place compare to quarantine,” committee chair Didier Houssin told Friday’s briefing, pointing to “efforts which have been made by airlines and by airports.”

China suspends imports from Ecuadorian company after coronavirus found on seafood packaging

Chinese customs have said they will suspend imports from companies for a week if frozen food products tested positive for coronavirus and for a month if a supplier’s products tested positive for a third time or more.