Month: May 2021

Russia To Form 20 New Military Units In West To Counter NATO

May 31, 2021

MOSCOW, Russia — The defence minister announced Monday that Russia’s military will build 20 New Military Units in the country’s west this year to confront what it thinks is a rising threat from NATO. Sergei Shoigu announced the news during a meeting with senior military leaders. He cited an increase in the number of strategic […]

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North Korea Accuses US Of Hostility For S. Korean Missile Decision

May 31, 2021

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea Accuses US and said Monday that the United States permitting South Korea to develop more powerful missiles was an example of the US’ hostile strategy against the North, warning that it may result in an “acute and unstable situation” on the Korean Peninsula. It’s North Korea’s first reaction to […]

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Hundreds Evacuated, Some By Chopper, From New Zealand Floods

May 31, 2021

New Zealand Floods — Hundreds of people were forced to flee their homes in New Zealand on Monday, with some describing dramatic helicopter rescues as heavy rain triggered extensive flooding in the Canterbury area. Over the weekend and into Monday, some areas received up to 40 centimeters (16 inches) of rain, prompting authorities to proclaim […]

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Thailand Reports Record Virus Cases, Delays Bangkok Easing

May 31, 2021

BANGKOK, Thailand — Thailand is stepping up efforts to stop the coronavirus from spreading in labour camps, industries, and marketplaces, as the number of new cases recorded reached a new high on Monday. According to a government spokesperson, public health officials met with labour and industry leaders to suggest better strategies to prevent infections in […]

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Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Hits Alaska, Shakes Anchorage

May 31, 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Smaller tremors persisted early Monday in Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains, north of Anchorage, after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Sunday night. The earthquake was felt from Homer to Fairbanks, with the Anchorage and Wasilla areas feeling it the most, according to the Anchorage Daily News. Items were described tumbling from shelves in some […]

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Actor Miles Teller Says He Was Attacked In Bathroom While On Vacation In Hawaii

May 31, 2021

According to a tweet from “Whiplash” star Miles Teller, he was assaulted in a bathroom in Hawaii by two males. Teller was in Maui with his wife Keleigh Sperry, his “Divergent” co-star Shailene Woodley, and her fiancé, NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers, at the time. “Two guys jumped me in the restroom. I’d never met them […]

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Opposition Parties Unite In Israel, In Bid To Unseat Netanyahu As Prime Minister

May 31, 2021

TEL AVIV — On Sunday, the leaders of two of Opposition Parties Unite In Israel said that they would work together to create a coalition government, potentially deposing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the first time in 12 years. Naftali Bennett, the leader of the minor religious and nationalist Yamina party, and Yair Lapid, the […]

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China Allow Couples To Have Up To Three Children To Cope With Ageing Society

May 31, 2021

China allow couples to have up to three children, official media said on Monday, amid concerns that the number of working-age people in the world’s most populous country is declining too quickly. The adjustment was accepted during a Communist Party Politburo meeting headed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to the Xinhua news agency. The […]

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‘Moneyball’ Writer Michael Lewis’ 19-Year-Old Daughter Dies In Crash

May 31, 2021

LOS ANGELES  – In a Northern California highway incident, the 19-year-old daughter of ‘Moneyball’ Writer Michael Lewis’ and former MTV journalist Tabitha Soren perished. According to her family and officials, Dixie Lewis was a passenger in a car driven by her friend and former Berkeley High School classmate Ross Schultz, 20, who also died in […]

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Times Square Shooting Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder

May 31, 2021

A man suspected of Times Square Shooting three individuals in New York City’s Times Square, one of whom was a toddler, faces a slew of charges, including attempted murder. Farrakhan Muhammad, 31, was apprehended in a McDonald’s parking lot in Florida on May 12 after police claim he shot Wendy Magrinat, 23, Mrcela Aldana, 43, […]

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