Donald Trump vows to ban Chinese-owned app TikTok in the United States ‘as soon as today’

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Donald Trump vowed to ban social media platform TikTok and said he would take action as soon as Saturday. The US president has expressed national security and censorship concerns over the popular Chinese-owned video app. He told reporters on […]

Coronavirus updates: 14 other states have COVID-related illness in kids, Cuomo says

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 295,000 people worldwide. More than 4.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are […]

Beaches eyed as United States takes steps toward reopening

(Reuters) – Many Americans flocked to beaches on Saturday as one Florida county expanded access and California experienced a heat wave, even as new coronavirus cases hit a record high in the United States the day before and deaths topped 200,000 worldwide. People walk up and down Huntington City Beach during the outbreak of the […]

Harvey Weinstein posts $2M bond under New York state’s new bail reform statute

Weinstein is expected to go to trial on Jan. 6 for rape and sex assault charges. December 11, 2019, 6:03 PM 4 min read A New York judge raised Harvey Weinstein’s bail package on Wednesday from $1 million to $5 million following claims that he violated his ankle bracelet monitoring requirements dozens of times. Defense […]

Commission marks ten years of judicial and police co-operation between member states

With the Treaty of Lisbon, member states created an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, one in which people can move around freely and yet remain safe from crime, as well as have their interests protected by the courts. The Treaty of Lisbon has enabled: The Treaty of Lisbon was signed on 13 December 2007 […]

EU states fail on sharing refugees – VoxEurop (English)

A mandatory 2015 scheme to dispatch people seeking international protection from Greece and Italy across the European Union did not deliver promised results, say EU auditors. Although member states took in some 35,000 people from both countries, the EU auditors say at least 445,000 Eritreans, Iraqis and Syrians may have been potentially eligible in Greece […]