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

“It is both sad and dangerous that John Bolton’s final public role is that of a traitor who damaged America by violating his sacred trust with its people. To our friends around the world: you know that President @realDonaldTrump’s America is a force for good in the world,” Pompeo added. In a written statement reacting […]

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”

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

“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

“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 […]