- U.S. cities brace for another violent night as protesters rage against police brutality
- Sun, 31 May 2020 16:08:06 -0400 - Dozens of U.S. cities on Sunday were bracing for another night of unrest after cleaning up streets strewn with broken glass and burned out cars as curfews failed to quell confrontations between protesters and police.
- Hundreds of protesters rally in London, Berlin over U.S. death
- Sun, 31 May 2020 15:53:29 -0400 - Hundreds of people protested in London and Berlin on Sunday in solidarity with demonstrations in the United States over the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis.
- NHL players call for change after death of unarmed black man
- Sun, 31 May 2020 15:53:29 -0400 - A number of NHL players have voiced a call to stand together for change amid fiery clashes between police and protesters over last week's death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis.
- Reuters camera crew hit by rubber bullets as more journalists attacked at U.S. protests
- Sun, 31 May 2020 15:42:35 -0400 - Two members of a Reuters TV crew were hit by rubber bullets and a photographer's camera was smashed in Minneapolis on Saturday night as attacks against journalists covering civil unrest in U.S. cities intensified.
- FBI's top lawyer resigns as agency faces pressure from Trump
- Sun, 31 May 2020 15:38:47 -0400 - The FBI said on Saturday that its top lawyer, Dana Boente, had announced his resignation as the agency faces scrutiny over its investigations of former staffers and supporters of President Donald Trump.
- SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station
- Sun, 31 May 2020 15:37:58 -0400 - Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S. space capsule to do so with a crew since 2011.
- Amid protests, Trump says he will designate Antifa as terrorist organization
- Sun, 31 May 2020 15:36:19 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday the U.S. government will designate anti-fascist group Antifa as a terrorist organization, a move that legal experts say would be hard to execute.
- Amazon's Jeff Bezos invests in UK digital freight forwarder Beacon
- Sun, 31 May 2020 14:47:30 -0400 - Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has picked British startup Beacon, a digital freight forwarder, for his latest investment.
- NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch
- Sun, 31 May 2020 14:06:05 -0400 - SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.
- Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'
- Sun, 31 May 2020 14:06:05 -0400 - Russia's space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.
- 'I can't breathe' protests heat up as curfews imposed in several U.S. cities
- Sun, 31 May 2020 13:32:42 -0400 - Civil unrest flared and curfews were imposed in several major U.S. cities on Saturday as demonstrators took to the streets to vent outrage at the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white Minneapolis policeman knelt on his neck.
- UK foreign minister defends lockdown easing as the 'right step'
- Sun, 31 May 2020 12:49:09 -0400 - British foreign minister Dominic Raab on Sunday defended the government's careful loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the "right step to be taking" at this time.
- People more important than the economy, pope says about Covid crisis
- Sun, 31 May 2020 11:27:41 -0400 - Pope Francis said on Sunday that people are more important than the economy, as countries decide how quickly to reopen their countries from coronavirus lockdowns.
- EU trade commissioner Hogan mulling candidacy for WTO chief
- Sun, 31 May 2020 09:16:47 -0400 - European trade commissioner Phil Hogan is considering putting his name forward as a candidate to be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, his spokesman said on Sunday.
- China media, Hong Kong government bristle at Trump's pledge of curbs, sanctions
- Sun, 31 May 2020 09:10:32 -0400 - China's state media and the government of Hong Kong lashed out on Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to end Hong Kong's special status if Beijing imposes new national security laws on the city, which is bracing for fresh protests.
- Britain will not 'look away' from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab
- Sun, 31 May 2020 09:10:32 -0400 - Britain will not look away from its responsibilities to Hong Kong, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, repeating London's offer of extended visa rights in response to China's push to impose a new law in the former British colony.
- Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye consumer discretionary stocks as U.S. reopens
- Sun, 31 May 2020 09:08:47 -0400 - Investors are taking a closer look at the market's consumer discretionary companies as a reopening U.S. economy fuels hopes of a turnaround for some of the sector's hardest-hit names.
- Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers
- Sun, 31 May 2020 05:29:36 -0400 - Video conferencing provider Zoom plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools, but not by users of its free consumer accounts, a company official said on Friday.
- Trump says military could respond quickly to Minneapolis unrest
- Sun, 31 May 2020 03:51:22 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said the military could deploy troops to Minneapolis "very quickly" to respond to violent protests in the aftermath of a police killing of an unarmed black man.
- Russia says coronavirus infections pass 400,000
- Sun, 31 May 2020 03:37:29 -0400 - Russia on Sunday reported 9,268 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising the national tally to 405,843.