Pompeo address to Republicans at odds with instruction to his own diplomats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will speak to the Republican National Convention this week despite having told U.S. diplomats that presidential appointees may not take part in any such partisan political activity. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not pictured) make joint statements […]

UK government health advisers say missing school is greater risk to kids than COVID

LONDON (Reuters) – The chief medical officers of the United Kingdom have said children should return to school after the summer holidays, warning that missing out on their education posed much bigger risks to them than catching COVID-19. FILE PHOTO: A child gestures in a classroom at Watlington Primary School during the last day of […]

Greenland’s ice sheet saw record mass loss in 2019, study finds

(Reuters) – Greenland’s ice sheet lost a record amount of mass last year, according to a study published on Thursday, a finding that could prompt scientists to redefine their worst-case scenario as they assess the effects of climate change. FILE PHOTO: Crevasses form on top of the Helheim glacier near Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 19, 2018. […]

Hezbollah will respond if Israel behind Beirut blast, says Nasrallah

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that his group would wait for results of an investigation into the Beirut port explosion, but if it turns out to be an act of sabotage by Israel then it would “pay an equal price”. The leader of the powerful Iran-backed Shi’ite Muslim group […]

Thailand’s king swears in cabinet, silent on demands for royal reform

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and his new ministers take their oath in front of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida at the Dusit Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, August 12, 2020. Thailand Royal Household Bureau/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO […]

Eminem and Rihanna: a new featuring?

Eminem and Rihanna might be up to something … After “Monster” et “Love The Way You Lie” en 2010 which has been nominated five times for the Grammy Awards and which has sold over 37 million copies, we can say thatEminem et Rihanna know the recipe for making hits and could very well collaborate together […]

Man still succumbed after self-injury at town hall Oss | NOW

Arie den Dekker, the man who injured himself in front of the town hall in Oss on Monday morning, succumbed to his injuries. The police report this after reporting from Brabants Dagblad. Den Dekker (54) had been in conflict with the municipality for years. The man witnessed a crime and told the police what he […]

Neil Druckmann admits he “failed” to handle crunch for The Last of Us 2

Naughty Dog has been accused on several occasions of being a company that does not respect labor agreements and the basic rights of workers, forcing many people to perform abusive overtime in the development of their video games. These complaints have multiplied especially before the launch of The Last of Us Parte II, its last […]