Children's June 1 'work' and entertainment

Author Lilian Galstyan

18:14 01/06/2018

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20:09 World
South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

Pit latrines are holes in the ground covered with a platform - and many are shoddily built.

18:16 World
Investment firms explore buyout of Yum China

The firm itself has been discussing internally about switching to the Hong Kong bourse for a listing, because of the city’s proximity to the Chinese market, potentially higher valuation and its convenient timezone for executives, a separate source with knowledge of the plan told Reuters.

17:45 World
Tottenham apologise to fans and say stadium delay 'unavoidable'

Spurs were expected to play their first game at their new ground on 15 September against Liverpool, but that match has been switched to Wembley.

17:24 World
N. Korea suspends tour visas ahead of anniversary

The measure follows reports that Pyongyang had suspended visits by Chinese tour groups as it prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as the country is officially known.

16:38 World
WWE wrestler Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies aged 63

Also known by his stage name The Anvil, Jim was part of the Hart Foundation tag team with his brother-in-law Bret Hart.

16:16 World
London car ramming treated as terror incident, police say; suspect in custody

The country’s counter-terrorism command was leading the investigation. Two peopel were hospitalized and one person was released, Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said. A woman was also being treated for serious, but non-life threatening injuries, he said.

15:45 World
Uganda opposition figure detained after his driver is slain

Lawmaker Kyagulanyi Ssentamu was held overnight in a police cell in the northwestern town of Arua, where he and other politicians, including President Yoweri Museveni, had been campaigning in an election for a lawmaker, said Capt.

15:03 World
Alleged Golden State Killer charged with another murder, district attorney says

Joseph DeAngelo, 72, was charged with the September 1975 murder of college professor Claude Snelling, with a special allegation of the use of a firearm, according to the Tulare County, California, District Attorney's Office.

14:44 World
Shares regain footing as lira roars out of rout

The rot also stopped for the South African rand, the Russian rouble and the Argentine peso. Argentina’s central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates by 5 percentage points on Monday.

13:41 World
An 11-year-old hacked a mock Florida election site in 10 minutes

Though the website in question was a mere replica of the Florida Secretary of State website, the hack points to the larger vulnerabilities of the election infrastructure in the US.

13:28 World
China evacuates 200,000 as typhoon hits east coast

Typhoon Yagi hit Zhejiang province shortly before midnight, bringing winds of up to 102 kph (63 mph), the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the provincial flood control headquarters.

13:00 World
New Mexico compound boy 'died during ritual ceremony'

The boy's remains were discovered after police rescued 11 malnourished children who were being held at the site.

12:43 World
Palm oil: A new threat to Africa's monkeys and apes?

That is the message of a study looking at how large-scale expansion of the oil crop in Africa might affect the continent's rich diversity of wildlife.

12:29 World
The world's most liveable cities in 2018

The Australian city came in second place on the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2018 ranking of the world's most liveable cities, missing out on the top spot by just 0.7%.

10:45 World
Nvidia rolls out new chip technology for filmmakers

The biggest selling point of the chips is an improvement in so-called “ray tracing,” or the ability for the chip to simulate how light rays will bounce around in a visual scene.

10:27 World
FBI agent Strzok, who criticized Trump in text messages, is fired

After Justice Department internal investigators found the texts, Strzok was reassigned from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign. The firing came after a lengthy internal investigation.

10:00 World
Builder Daniel Neagu who ‘used digger to cause £4,000,000 in revenge for not being paid’ faces court

Daniel Neagu, 30, was charged with criminal damage after five McCarthy and Stone homes worth approximately £800,000 each were wrecked in Buntingford, Hertfordshire.

20:09 World
EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

Doctors Without Borders, which operates the ship Aquarius along with SOS Mediterranee, said that the health of those rescued in two operations Friday is stable but that many are weak and malnourished.

19:47 World
Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'

At the entrance to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, the young woman's stepfather helps her out of a wheelchair and into the family car.

19:24 World
Ruby Rose exits Twitter amid Batwoman casting backlash

The Australian, who describes herself as "gender fluid", confirmed last week that she would play the first openly lesbian superhero lead.

18:38 World
Iran unveils homegrown ballistic missile with pinpoint accuracy

The minister said the new generation of Fateh, an agile, radar-evading and tactical missile with pinpoint accuracy, has been fully designed by the local experts and successfully test-fired.

17:45 World
Broadcaster gives Netanyahu ultimatum over Eurovision funding

PM told he has 2 days to come up with the €12 million guarantee or Israel will pull out of hosting the song contest; government says 'no' to covering costs.

17:00 World
Climbers feared dead in Tajikistan helicopter crash

The accident happened at 17:30 (11:30 GMT) on Sunday, Tajik officials said.

15:45 World
China newspaper defends Xinjiang Muslim crackdown

The Global Times editorial came after a U.N. anti-discrimination committee raised concerns Friday over China's treatment of Uighurs, citing reports of mass detentions that is said "resembles a massive internment camp that is shrouded in secrecy."

15:27 World
Kenya president urges citizens to arrest the corrupt

Critics have called Kenyatta's regime the most corrupt of the four leaders that Kenya has had since gaining independence from Britain in 1963.

15:01 World
PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods to triumph

Woods mounted a typical charge in a thrilling final round at Bellerive Country Club but it was fellow American Koepka who kept his nerve in the face of relentless pressure to hold him off by two shots.

13:41 World
Ex-Trump aide Omarosa releases recording of White House firing

Omarosa, usually referred to by only her first name, left the White House in December, and Sunday’s interview coincided with the release of her book, “Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House,” detailing her time there.

13:28 World
The world watches in awe as Perseid meteor shower lights up the night sky with shooting star spectacular

The United States, Europe, and Canada will be able to see the Perseids at their best, with similarly stellar views in Mexico and Central America, Asia, much of Africa, and parts of South America.

13:00 World
The 'Crazy Rich Asians' guide to Singapore

But nowadays, travelers could just as easily hear the city described as glitzy, ostentatious and perhaps even passionate thanks to the new Hollywood romantic comedy, "Crazy Rich Asians," the first Hollywood movie with an all-Asian cast since Disney made "The Joy Luck Club" in 1993.

12:43 World
Spain festival collapse in Vigo injures hundreds

The seafront platform had been packed with people watching a rap artist at the two-day O Marisquiño event in the north-west city of Vigo, in Galicia.

12:29 World
'Unprecedented' floods in Indian tourist hotspot kill dozens; 40,000 evacuated

At least 37 people have died since heavy monsoonal rains first struck the state of Kerala on Wednesday, the state's relief commissioner P.H. Kurian told CNN on Sunday.

11:38 World
B.C. Wildfire Sunday: Lightning strikes lead to more than 140 new fires across B.C.

The southern parts of the province saw the most new blazes with 33 new fires in the Coastal Fire Centre, 41 in the Kamloops Fire Centre and 60 in the Southeast Fire Centre.

10:27 World
Asian shares, euro trampled as Turkish rout spreads

China’s blue chip index shed 1.5 percent, while Hong Kong stocks lost 1.6 percent as the local dollar fell to the limits of its trading band.

10:19 World
What is Algeria doing to revive its energy sector?

The bill should be ready by the end of 2018, Sonatrach sources say. While a tax benefit will be added, a rule limiting foreign ownership of foreign ventures to 49 percent is likely to remain, they say.

19:00 World
Germany lifts ban on Nazi symbols in computer games

The Entertainment Software Self-Regulation Body (USK) said Thursday that games including banned symbols could now be given a rating in Germany if the use of the symbols is considered "socially adequate."

18:38 World
6ix9ine: Rapper faces prison and sex offender registry

The Manhattan District Attorney's office claims the rapper violated his 2015 plea deal by re-offending twice.

17:45 World
Native American fort, artifacts found at construction site

State Department of Transportation officials on Thursday announced the fort and artifacts, some believed to be more than 3,000 years old, were discovered in Norwalk around the 122-year-old Walk Bridge, a commuter rail span that is scheduled to be replaced.

17:24 World
Ancient octagon-shaped tomb reveals morbid tales from mongol-ruled China

The pyramid-shaped roof of the tomb is decorated with images of the sun, moon and stars, archaeologists said.

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