Pastor Accused of ‘Homophobia’ Wins Case Before London Tribunalon June 4, 2020 at 6:28 pm
Rev. George Hargreaves, an Oxford-educated minister in Great Britain, was being repeatedly shunned at work for his biblical beliefs on sexuality. Now an appeals tribunal has taken his side.
We Must Never Forget the Tiananmen Square Massacreon June 4, 2020 at 5:29 pm
Today is the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. This year, the Chinese government is repressing the annual vigil in Hong Kong.
At Least 39 Injured in Knife Attack at China Kindergartenon June 4, 2020 at 9:10 am
A school security guard injured at least 39 people in a knife attack at a kindergarten in southern China on Thursday morning, state media reported. The motive remains unknown.
British Medical Journal Retracts Study That Undermined Hydroxychloroquine Effortson June 3, 2020 at 8:19 pm
The British medical journal The Lancet announced Thursday it has retracted a study that claimed that COVID-19 patients who took hydroxychloroquine had a higher mortality rate and increased heart problems compared with those who did not take it, stating that the authors were “unable to complete an independent audit of the data underpinning their analysis.”
Top Italian Health Official: Coronavirus ‘Clinically No Longer Exists in Italy’on June 3, 2020 at 5:48 pm
Over the weekend, a top medical official in Italy said the novel coronavirus — the illness that locked down much of the U.S. for three months — is losing its potency and is no longer nearly as lethal as it once was.
Trump Signs International Religious Freedom Executive Order, Approving $50 Million for Programson June 2, 2020 at 8:10 pm
President Donald Trump called upon the nations of the world to end religious persecution on Tuesday.
Facebook labels state-controlled media posts, will block adson June 5, 2020 at 1:35 am
The social network is following through on a previously announced plan to label state-controlled news publishers, according to Facebook head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher.
Ramp up testing: Centre to Delhi governmenton June 5, 2020 at 1:24 am
The health ministry has said that testing numbers were not uniform across Delhi’s districts. Though the total numbers were high, there are several districts were testing was much lower than average numbers.
Cases surging, will require more make-shift hospitals: Centre to SCon June 5, 2020 at 1:14 am
“The number of Covid-19 cases are constantly increasing and at some point of time in the near future, apart from existing hospitals, large number of temporary make-shift hospitals will have to be created in order to accommodate Covid-19 patients requiring admission, medical care and treatment,” the Centre’s affidavit said.
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest $1.2 billion in Reliance’s Jio Platformson June 5, 2020 at 12:40 am
Reliance has now sold 19% interest in Jio Platforms, which houses movie, music apps and Infocomm.
The Revenge of Jim Mattison June 4, 2020 at 11:40 pm
Trump’s ill treatment of former advisers is coming back to haunt.
Zuckerberg’s Credibility Teston June 4, 2020 at 11:38 pm
Facebook’s CEO faces renewed pressure to take down Trump’s posts.
Watch a stunt athlete hit the autobahn (hard) on a bike
by By Cycle Volta Staff on June 5, 2020 at 12:00 am
Germany’s eRockit puts its pedal-controlled electric motorcycle to the test on the famed highway with Sebastian “Satu” Kopke.
Facing the home theatre FOMO
by Adam Turner on June 4, 2020 at 11:17 pm
Unless you’re happy to upgrade your lounge room as often as you upgrade your smartphone, you need to make peace with home theatre ‘fear of missing out’.
Racism is undeniably a public health issue
by Kat Eschner on June 4, 2020 at 9:00 pm
The state of Ohio, the city of Cleveland, San Bernardino County in California, and other jurisdictions in the country are all at some stage of formally declaring racism a public health issue in their regions. The motion may not pass everywhere, but it is a sign of a change in how we view racism that may lead to positive change.
Elon Musk tweets ‘time to break up Amazon,’ escalating feud with Jeff Bezos
by Bloomberg News on June 4, 2020 at 7:26 pm
Musk’s post came in response to a tweet from a writer who said his book about COVID-19 was being removed from Amazon for violating unspecified guidelines
The best gaming headphones for an immersive experience
by PopSci Commerce Team on June 4, 2020 at 7:24 pm
Headphones that will improve your game and keep you in touch with your crew.
NASA Awards Marshall Operations, Systems, Services and Integration Contract
on June 4, 2020 at 7:20 pm
NASA has awarded the Marshall Operations, Systems, Services and Integration (MOSSI) contract to SGT LLC of Greenbelt, Maryland.