Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Rejects Criticism Over Security Laws From Foreign Governments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended China’s moves to impose sweeping national security laws in the territory amid renewed protests and growing international concern over what it would mean for the city’s future autonomy. Local residents support the planned legislation, Chief Executive Carrie Lam asserted in a weekly briefing Tuesday, while rejecting criticism from foreign … Read more Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Rejects Criticism Over Security Laws From Foreign Governments

Singapore Economy Could Contract Most Since Independence

May.26 — Selena Ling, head of treasury research and strategy, global treasury, at OCBC Bank, talks about Singapore’s economy, which is facing its worst contraction since independence more than a half-century ago as the coronavirus outbreak and measures to contain it pummel the trade-reliant city state. Ling speaks with Haslinda Amin and Yvonne Man on “Bloomberg Markets: … Read more Singapore Economy Could Contract Most Since Independence

Trump Threatens to Move GOP Convention From North Carolina

May.26 — President Donald Trump threatened to move the planned Republican National Convention from North Carolina unless the state’s governor guarantees the party will be allowed full attendance regardless of coronavirus restrictions. Meanwhile, the Democrats have spoken openly about the possibility of making most of theirs, scheduled to be held in Milwaukee Aug. 17-20, virtual. Annmarie Hordern reports on “Bloomberg … Read more Trump Threatens to Move GOP Convention From North Carolina

Carrie Lam Says She Sees Many Supporting China’s National Security Law

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended China’s moves to impose sweeping national security laws in the territory amid renewed protests and growing international concern over what it would mean for the city’s future autonomy. Local residents support the planned legislation, Chief Executive Carrie Lam asserted in a weekly briefing Tuesday, while rejecting criticism from foreign … Read more Carrie Lam Says She Sees Many Supporting China’s National Security Law

WHO Warns of ‘Second Peak’ to First Wave of Coronavirus

World Health Organization (WHO) officials have warned that the first wave of the coronavirus outbreak could include a second peak. It warned countries – even those that had successfully suppressed the virus and are relaxing restrictions put in place to combat the disease it causes – to remain “on high alert”. “We may get a … Read more WHO Warns of ‘Second Peak’ to First Wave of Coronavirus

Memorial Day 2020: Crowds Pack Coney Island as NYPD Enforce Social Distancing

Police in New York kept a watchful eye over beachgoers Monday who ventured out to relax on the Memorial Day holiday. Crowds packed the beach and boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn, and New York police were out, enforcing the state’s social distancing guidelines. Officials had feared that vacationers from New York City would come out … Read more Memorial Day 2020: Crowds Pack Coney Island as NYPD Enforce Social Distancing

Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

President Donald Trump threatened to move the planned Republican National Convention from North Carolina unless the state’s governor guarantees the party will be allowed full attendance regardless of coronavirus restrictions. Trump took aim at North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, in a series of posts on Twitter Monday, saying he wanted to be assured … Read more Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

Biden Lays Memorial Day Wreath in First Public Event in Two Months

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day. Biden and his wife Jill went to the Veteran’s Memorial Park at the Delaware Memorial Bridge and laid a wreath. Since abruptly canceling a March 10 rally in Cleveland … Read more Biden Lays Memorial Day Wreath in First Public Event in Two Months

Trump Returns to the White House After Observing Memorial Day in Arlington, Baltimore

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump returned to the White House Monday afternoon after participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, and delivering remarks at Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, on Monday, May 25. Subscribe to our … Read more Trump Returns to the White House After Observing Memorial Day in Arlington, Baltimore

Trump Delivers Memorial Day Remarks at Fort McHenry in Baltimore

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us … Read more Trump Delivers Memorial Day Remarks at Fort McHenry in Baltimore

Dominic Cummings ‘Respectfully’ Rejects Calls to Step Down After U.K. Lockdown Breach

Dominic Cummings, a top aide to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, addresses the nation as he faces criticism for his decision to travel during the Covid-19 lockdown. “Some people will argue that I should’ve stayed at home in London throughout. I respectfully disagree”. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on … Read more Dominic Cummings ‘Respectfully’ Rejects Calls to Step Down After U.K. Lockdown Breach

Hundreds Gather in German Ikea Parking Lot for Socially Distanced Eid Prayers

Hundreds of Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr with socially distanced prayers at an Ikea parking lot in Wetzlar, Germany, on May 24. The “festival of the breaking of the fast” is one of Islam’s two major holidays, and begins when the moon rises on the final day of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Drone footage … Read more Hundreds Gather in German Ikea Parking Lot for Socially Distanced Eid Prayers