Britain has significant concerns over the buildup of Russian forces on the Ukraine border and wants to de-escalate the situation, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday. More than 100,000 Russian troops have massed on Ukraine's border and in annexed Crimea, the office of the EU's top diplomat has said. "We have significant concerns about the recent Russian military buildup of forces on Ukraine's border," Raab told lawmakers.
During the regular trading day, both the S&P 500 and Dow pulled back from the record highs the indexes reached last week.
Hasib Rahimi, 19, was jailed for 10 weeks for common assault.
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Apple Inc is expected to unveil a new podcast subscription service and finally may show off tiny tags meant to locate lost items at a virtual event Tuesday that likely will feature new iPads and Mac computers. Apple shares have risen nearly 95% over the past year, faster than the 64% rise in the Nasdaq Composite Index, thanks to a record $274.5 billion in sales for fiscal 2020 as consumers stocked up on electronics during the pandemic. Macs and iPads accounted for $52.3 billion during its fiscal 2020, and analysts expect updates to the top-end iPad Pro models on Tuesday, including better display and processing technology.
Rahul Gandhi, an opposition Congress party leader and scion of India’s Nehru-Gandhi family, says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing mild symptoms. Gandhi last week called off political rallies in West Bengal state where provincial elections are being held. On Monday, another top Congress party leader and former prime minister, Manmohan Singh, also tested positive and was hospitalized as a precaution.
CCTV footage shows Mayur Shelke, a pointsman at Vangani station in the state of Maharashtra, running along the tracks and lifting the child to safety as a train rapidly approaches."Indian Railways feels proud to have employees like him and salutes him for his bravery and utmost devotion to duty," the government agency said on social media.
U.S. stock index futures dipped on Tuesday as investors turned to results from Netflix and other major technology-related companies this week to sustain the positive start to the earnings season. Streaming service provider Netflix that thrived during last year's lockdowns will be the first among the FAANG group to report quarterly numbers. International Business Machines Corp rose 2.6% as it recorded highest quarterly sales growth in more than two years, boosted by its bets on the high-margin cloud computing business.
Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three decades in power, the army announced on state television on Tuesday.
Climate protection, the growing threats to ocean life, the FBI’s smear campaign against Martin Luther King Jr. and the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi by a Saudi death squad are just some of the wide-ranging topics examined at this year’s Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX), which kicks off Wednesday. Since its establishment […]
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday no action was off the table to stop the planned breakaway European Super League by 12 soccer clubs, saying the government was exploring all options including new laws. Johnson held a meeting with representatives from the English Football Association, the English Premier League and fans groups at which he confirmed the government would not stand by allow the creation of a closed shop, his office said in a statement. "He reiterated his unwavering support for the football authorities and confirmed they have the government’s full backing to take whatever action necessary to put a stop to these plans," the statement said.
The Duke of Cambridge has expressed his concern over the formation of a new European Super League. It would see the Premier League's 'Big Six' -Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham - are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join the ESL. Prince William, who is the president of the FA, shared fans’ fear for the future of the game and grassroots football.
Classy, a technology company which builds fundraising software for non-profit institutions, has raised $118 million in fresh capital from venture capital firm Norwest Venture Partners and other investors, it said on Tuesday. Classy also said co-founder Scot Chisholm would step down from his role as chief executive officer and become the executive chairman, and Chief Operating Officer Christopher Himes, a former senior Salesforce.com executive, will assume the role of CEO.
A new 'double mutant' Covid-19 strain first discovered in India named B.1.617 appears to be the main driving force behind a 'systematic increase' in new virus cases in the country, says Gautam Menon, a professor and researcher on models of infectious diseases.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim said today he will be pursuing legal action against controversial academic Kamarul Zaman Yusoff Kamarul, after the latter accused his charity...
The TV personality said she was now 'back on track' and would be opening up in more detail in time.
The "Mortal Kombat" movie reboot from Warner Bros, which debuts Friday in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming service, aims to better depict the extreme gore of the video game franchise than two toned-down cinematic spinoffs of the 1990s. The video game has pushed the limits of violence and gore since it arrived in arcades in 1992 and was a main factor behind the establishment of a rating system for violence in video games by the industry. "It would be crazy to ignore that violence is a fundamental part of the video game," Josh Lawson, who plays brawler Kano in the film, said in an interview with Reuters Television.
Europe's top court ruled on Tuesday that Malta's system for appointing judges aligned with EU standards, in a case which campaigners said had forced the government to carry out reforms. The ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) came after Repubblika, an organisation which campaigns to protect justice and the rule of law in Malta, challenged the country's system of appointing judges in a national court. That court then sought guidance from the Luxembourg-based CJEU on whether the Maltese system complies with the EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights and the CJEU set out the criteria to guarantee judicial independence and impartiality.
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Japan’s western metropolis of Osaka has decided to ask the government to declare a state of emergency in the region after ongoing alert measures failed to control the spread of a more contagious coronavirus variant. Osaka Gov. Hirofumi Yoshimura’s decision to request a third state of emergency comes two weeks after a month of alert measures began in the prefecture and just 50 days after an earlier toothless state of emergency ended. The ongoing alert, which started on April 5 in Osaka and has since been expanded to 10 areas including Tokyo, allows prefectural leaders to issue binding orders for bars and restaurants to operate shorter hours in exchange for compensation, with penalties for violators.