US Links Saudi Shooter at Navy Base to Al-Qaida

“It shows that Alshamrani described a desire to learn about flying years ago, around the same time he talked about attending the Saudi Air Force Academy in order to carry out what he called a ‘special operation,’” Wray said.  “And he then pressed his plans forward, joining the Air Force and bringing his plot here — to America.”  

On this day in sport: Messi secures treble as Lomu makes his mark

Premier League champions Chelsea were favourites, but a fourth-minute goal from Alexis Sanchez set the tone for the final.

White woman fired from job after calling cops over black man in NY Central Park

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Denouncing “racism of any kind,” a global investment firm has fired a white woman after a viral video showed her calling police to say she felt threatened by an African-American man who asked her politely to leash her dog in New York’s Central Park.

TRAI issues consultation paper to tackle mobile bill shock during international travel

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday issued a consultation paper to discuss regulations for protection of consumers against bill shock while using international mobile roaming (IMR) services. The regulator has asked whether IMR service should remain inactive by default while roaming in a foreign country, unless a user selects a […]

Coronavirus live updates: Health worker cases in U.S. top 60,000, CDC says

8:25 p.m. State’s reopening pace ‘concerning,’ health official says: Dr. Sara Cody, Santa Clara County’s health officer, said the pace at which California is relaxing lockdown restrictions is “concerning” because the coronavirus’ 14-day incubation period means the effects of recent changes to health orders has not manifested yet. In recent days, California has relaxed restrictions […]

US Imports Record Amount of Gold From Switzerland as Virus Upends Trade

The global gold market has been turned on its head by the novel coronavirus, with demand in China and India collapsing due to lockdowns while in the West investors rushed to buy bullion as a safe asset to weather a period of financial turmoil.      

UN war doubters unite against resolution

The foreign ministers of France, Germany and Russia today made a joint declaration that they will “not allow” passage of a UN resolution authorising war against Iraq. “We will not allow a resolution to pass that authorises resorting to force,” the French foreign minister, Dominique de Villepin, said at a press conference. The conference followed […]