Americans From All 50 States Submit Feedback to Help the UN Set Priorities Ahead of UN General Assembly Week

Iran sentences French academic to six years in prison: lawyer

In recognition of the UN’s 75th anniversary, the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) will compile American perspectives from virtual consultations into a report for the UN. WASHINGTON, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) this spring began an initiative to host virtual UN75 consultations engaging Americans in … Read more

Britain to provide anti-viral drug remdesivir to some COVID-19 patients

Britain to provide anti-viral drug remdesivir to some COVID-19 patients

FILE PHOTO: An ampule of remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany, April 8, 2020, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Ulrich Perrey/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will provide anti-viral drug remdesivir to certain COVID-19 patients that it is most likely to … Read more

Betaal: 10 Questions That Are Still Troubling Our Minds After Watching Shah Rukh Khan’s Netflix Horror Series (SPOILERS)

Betaal: 10 Questions That Are Still Troubling Our Minds After Watching Shah Rukh Khan’s Netflix Horror Series (SPOILERS)

Betaal: 10 Questions That Are Still Troubling Our Minds After Watching the Netflix Horror Series Netflix’s latest Indian web-series, Betaal, began streaming from May 24. Backed by Blumhouse and Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment, Betaal is a four-episode mini-series that falls under the horror genre. The show is directed by Patrick Graham and Nikhil … Read more

F1 governing body sets up whistleblowers’ hotline

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body has set up an online 24-hour ‘ethics and compliance hotline’ for whistleblowers to report suspicious behaviour or concerns of possible misconduct in motorsport. Formula One is set to introduce a $145 million budget cap for the 10 teams next year, with whistle-blowing seen as a component of that. … Read more

HP’s latest monitors cut blue light levels to help you sleep

HP's latest monitors cut blue light levels to help you sleep

How do you make monitors that stand out when the features are often interchangeable? Build in technology that helps after you shut them off, apparently. HP has unveiled a string of E-Series monitors that are billed as the first ergonomic display with an always-on low blue light function, Eye Ease, that potentially helps you sleep. … Read more

Sanofi shares down despite $13 billion Regeneron payday

Sanofi shares down despite $13 billion Regeneron payday

PARIS (Reuters) – Shares in Sanofi (SASY.PA) fell on Tuesday despite the French drugmaker’s impending $13 billion payday from selling most of its 20.6% stake in U.S. partner Regeneron (REGN.O). FILE PHOTO: The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company’s headquarters in Paris, France, April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo By 1111 GMT, shares … Read more

The One Unknown NBA Player Who Has a Winning Record Against Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Lebron James

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The NBA community considers Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James as the most threatening players through the eras. However, there is only one other player who holds a winning record against all three of these stars, till date. Cue in Chauncey Billups, the G.O.A.T who wasn’t. How an underrated NBA player crushed the league’s … Read more

New York Stock Exchange trading floor set to reopen today

New York Stock Exchange trading floor set to reopen today

The New York Stock Exchange is set to reopen its iconic trading floor Tuesday with new safety measures in place to ward off the coronavirus. The partial reopening will bring an end to the floor’s longest closure ever. It shut down more than two months ago on March 23 after some staffers tested positive for … Read more

Satellite images show Myanmar village burning

In this photo released by the Myanmar Army, a fire burns May 16, 2020, in the predominantly ethnic Rakhine village of Let Kar in Rakhine State's Mrauk-U township, western Myanmar. The Rakhine areas since January last year has been the scene of bitter armed conflict between the government and the Arakan Army, a guerrilla force of the Rakhine ethnic minority seeking greater autonomy for the state. (Myanmar Army via AP)

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Satellite imagery that shows a village burning in a conflict zone in western Myanmar lends credence to reports that houses were set ablaze there by government soldiers, a major human rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch said in a statement that an investigation is necessary to determine who was responsible … Read more