Pulitzers honor Darnella Frazier for cellphone video of George Floyd murder

Reuters 06/12/2021

NEW YORK — A teenager who recorded the murder of George Floyd in a clear and unrelenting single shot with her cellphone was recognized on Friday by the arbiters of the highest honors in U.S. journalism. The…

71kg of waste found in stray Indian cow’s stomach

03/04/2021

Indian vets have extracted 71 kilograms (156.5 pounds) of plastic, nails and other garbage from a pregnant cow, but both the animal and her baby died. The case has highlighted the country’s twin problems of pollution and…

SpaceX rocket explodes on ground after seemingly good flight

03/04/2021

WASHINGTON – An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded on the ground Wednesday after carrying out what had seemed to be a successful flight and landing. It was the third straight flub involving the prototype of the Starship rocket,…

Man proposes to woman using ring stolen from another lover; now wanted for grand theft

Ian Biong - @IBiongINQ 02/13/2021

FLORIDA, USA–Police are now looking for a man who proposed to a woman with a wedding ring he stole from another lover in Florida in the United States. The suspect, identified as Joseph Davis, is now wanted…

World leaders condemn violence at US Capitol

01/07/2021

PARIS–World leaders and governments on Wednesday expressed shock and outrage at the storming of the US Capitol in Washington by supporters of President Donald Trump. Britain British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Twitter condemned the “disgraceful scenes…

New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million COVID-19 cases

01/02/2021

WASHINGTON – The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million COVID-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered…

Singapore gets Asia’s first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses

12/22/2020

SINGAPORE — Singapore received Asia’s first delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Monday, capping what the city-state’s premier said had been a “long and arduous” year spent fighting the pandemic. The trade and finance hub last week joined…

US sets 24-hour records with over 3,700 Covid deaths, 250,000 new cases

12/17/2020

WASHINGTON – The United States set a grim double record Wednesday notching more than 3,700 deaths and more than 250,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. The country has seen…

Biden, Trump both predict victory as president alleges theft

11/04/2020

Washington, United States — President Donald Trump early Wednesday said he expected a “big win” and accused Democrats of trying to steal the election after rival Joe Biden also predicted victory. “We are up BIG, but they are trying…

‘I don’t want to lie’: Gay pioneer stands in Myanmar election

10/05/2020

Yangon, Myanmar—Outraged over ongoing discrimination in Myanmar, Myo Min Tun decided to stand as the first openly gay election candidate in a country where same-sex relations are illegal. His decision to enter the political fray came after…

Trump tests positive for Covid, quarantines in W. House

10/02/2020

Washington—US President Donald Trump has tested positive for Covid-19 along with First Lady Melania Trump but is “well” and will continue to perform his duties while quarantined at the White House, his doctor said Friday, October 2,…

Trump to maintain presidential duties: doctor

10/02/2020

Washington—US President Donald Trump is “well” and will continue to perform his duties “without disruption” while quarantining along with the first lady, after both tested positive for the coronavirus, the president’s physician said Friday, October 2, 2020.…

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