India | Cyclone Vayu poised to hit as year’s 2nd major storm

Indian authorities evacuated tens of thousands of people yesterday as a severe cyclone in the Arabian Sea approached the western state of Gujarat, lashing the coast with

Russia probe | Ex-FBI leaders to testify on Russian threat, Mueller report

House Democrats angling to spotlight damning allegations from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report are focusing today on contacts between the Trump 2016 presidential campaign and Russia.

Offbeat | Deputies: Alligator bit off piece of patrol car in Louisiana

Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1

This Day in History | 1991 – Yeltsin wins first Russian elections

Boris Yeltsin is celebrating victory as Russia’s first popularly-elected president. The 60-year-old reformer and leader of the group Democratic Russia has inflicted a heavy defeat on the

Football | Alex Morgan has five goals as US routs Thailand 13-0

Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women’s World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on

World briefs

CHINA Albanian police say they have arrested a Chinese man wanted in his country for illegal earnings as part of an organized crime group.

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund

Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress yesterday for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.

World Views | Hong Kong’s moment of reckoning

Hong Kong is facing an existential threat. A  When the U.K. handed back control of Hong Kong to China in 1997, Beijing promised the city that it

Thursday, June 13, 2019 – edition no. 3310

– Debate on extradition bill adjourned sine die * New Macau calls for universal suffrage * The underworld of Macau’s human resources * Opposition demands review of press freedom   DOWNLOAD

The Buzz | China’s extradition law should respect Hong Kong deal, says May

Theresa May has stepped into the growing crisis over China’s controversial plan to change the  In her first comments since  “We are concerned about potential effects of these

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