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Teacher accused of child sex abuse in Australia faked mental illness to avoid extradition: Israeli court

Malka Leifer, who taught at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Australia, left for Israel after child sex allegations emerged in 2008.

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Malka Leifer, who taught at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Australia, left for Israel after child sex allegations emerged in 2008.

Teacher accused of child sex abuse in Australia faked mental illness to avoid extradition: Israeli court
Audio evidence proves Michael Jordan wanted nothing to do with Dream Team if Isiah Thomas was on squad

ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance’ has reignited a decades-long feud between Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas

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ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance’ has reignited a decades-long feud between Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas

Audio evidence proves Michael Jordan wanted nothing to do with Dream Team if Isiah Thomas was on squad
US man pleads not guilty to murdering missing Chinese wife Mengqi Ji Elledge

Prosecutors say Joseph Elledge strangled or suffocated Mengqi Ji Elledge to avoid costly divorce and prevent her from fleeing to China with their daughter.

27 May 2020 - 7:41AM

Prosecutors say Joseph Elledge strangled or suffocated Mengqi Ji Elledge to avoid costly divorce and prevent her from fleeing to China with their daughter.

US man pleads not guilty to murdering missing Chinese wife Mengqi Ji Elledge
From Star Wars dialogue coach to jazz great to gospel legend: influential artists we’ve lost to the coronavirus

From a Star Wars actor and voice coach to an actress who starred with Audrey Hepburn to Ellis Marsalis Jnr, father of jazz greats Wynton and Branford, here are some of the artists and entertainers we’ve lost to Covid-19.

27 May 2020 - 5:58AM

From a Star Wars actor and voice coach to an actress who starred with Audrey Hepburn to Ellis Marsalis Jnr, father of jazz greats Wynton and Branford, here are some of the artists and entertainers we’ve lost to Covid-19.

From Star Wars dialogue coach to jazz great to gospel legend: influential artists we’ve lost to the coronavirus
EU’s top diplomat calls for ‘more robust’ stance on China as US power starts to wane

Josep Borrell tells German ambassadors that the arrival of an Asian century ‘may be happening before our eyes’ because of Covid-19.

25 May 2020 - 6:17PM

Josep Borrell tells German ambassadors that the arrival of an Asian century ‘may be happening before our eyes’ because of Covid-19.

EU’s top diplomat calls for ‘more robust’ stance on China as US power starts to wane
The right stuff: SpaceX’s first astronaut launch has cool factor

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek rocket ship – all of it white with black trim.

25 May 2020 - 8:58PM

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek rocket ship – all of it white with black trim.

The right stuff: SpaceX’s first astronaut launch has cool factor
US Muslim families try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns

Many are resorting to at-home worship and relying on technology for online gatherings and sermons.

25 May 2020 - 5:27AM

Many are resorting to at-home worship and relying on technology for online gatherings and sermons.

US Muslim families try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns
Ancient alligator believed to have belonged to Hitler dies in Moscow Zoo

The 84-year-old creature, named Saturn, was born in the US and later sent to Berlin Zoo, but escaped when the facility was bombed during the war.

25 May 2020 - 4:22AM

The 84-year-old creature, named Saturn, was born in the US and later sent to Berlin Zoo, but escaped when the facility was bombed during the war.

Ancient alligator believed to have belonged to Hitler dies in Moscow Zoo
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu strikes defiant tone as corruption trial begins

He called the case ‘an attempt to eliminate the will of the people’ and an ‘attempt to depose a strong right-wing leader’.

24 May 2020 - 9:59PM

He called the case ‘an attempt to eliminate the will of the people’ and an ‘attempt to depose a strong right-wing leader’.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu strikes defiant tone as corruption trial begins
Soaring coronavirus infections dampen Eid celebrations in Asia

The festival, one of the most important in the Muslim calendar marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is traditionally celebrated with mosque prayers, family feasts and shopping for new clothes, gifts and sweet treats.

24 May 2020 - 11:03PM

The festival, one of the most important in the Muslim calendar marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is traditionally celebrated with mosque prayers, family feasts and shopping for new clothes, gifts and sweet treats.

Soaring coronavirus infections dampen Eid celebrations in Asia
Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus

The presidential candidate defeated Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders 63 per cent to 37 per cent.

24 May 2020 - 6:43AM

The presidential candidate defeated Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders 63 per cent to 37 per cent.

Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus
In Mexican border cities, many fear virus is coming from US

With the number of cases rapidly rising, many doctors, health officials and ordinary citizens worry the disease coming from north of the border.

24 May 2020 - 5:02AM

With the number of cases rapidly rising, many doctors, health officials and ordinary citizens worry the disease coming from north of the border.

In Mexican border cities, many fear virus is coming from US
8 TikTok dances to learn with your family that are easier than ‘Renegade’ and less awks than ‘I’m a Savage’
‘I saw fire everywhere’: Survivor recounts how Pakistan plane jolted before crashing in Karachi

There were only two survivors in the Pakistan International Airlines crash in Karachi on Friday, with at least 97 killed.

23 May 2020 - 10:10PM

There were only two survivors in the Pakistan International Airlines crash in Karachi on Friday, with at least 97 killed.

‘I saw fire everywhere’: Survivor recounts how Pakistan plane jolted before crashing in Karachi
Biden apologises for ‘cavalier’ comment that black voters considering Trump ‘ain’t black’

The US presidential candidate has sought to address the fallout, saying he does not take black support for granted.

23 May 2020 - 10:21PM

The US presidential candidate has sought to address the fallout, saying he does not take black support for granted.

Biden apologises for ‘cavalier’ comment that black voters considering Trump ‘ain’t black’
Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro under fire as court releases profanity-laced video of cabinet meeting

The Brazilian leader’s popularity has been sagging due to his downplaying of the coronavirus pandemic, which was barely discussed in the cabinet meeting.

23 May 2020 - 9:32PM

The Brazilian leader’s popularity has been sagging due to his downplaying of the coronavirus pandemic, which was barely discussed in the cabinet meeting.

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro under fire as court releases profanity-laced video of cabinet meeting
Former Joe Biden staffer Tara Reade dropped by her lawyer in alleged sexual assault case

Lawyer Douglas Wigdor said that the decision was not a reflection on the veracity of Reade’s claims against the presidential hopeful.

23 May 2020 - 2:19AM

Lawyer Douglas Wigdor said that the decision was not a reflection on the veracity of Reade’s claims against the presidential hopeful.

Former Joe Biden staffer Tara Reade dropped by her lawyer in alleged sexual assault case
Cheap tickets from Ticketmaster? Probably not – when concerts and festivals like Coachella return after the pandemic, everything is going to change

What is going to change when concerts and festivals return post-pandemic? Absolutely everything, say industry experts – from a spike in ticket prices to a change in the way live music events are run.

23 May 2020 - 8:05PM

What is going to change when concerts and festivals return post-pandemic? Absolutely everything, say industry experts – from a spike in ticket prices to a change in the way live music events are run.

Cheap tickets from Ticketmaster? Probably not – when concerts and festivals like Coachella return after the pandemic, everything is going to change
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Scottie Pippen joins Horace Grant in being angered about how he was portrayed in ‘The Last Dance’

Scottie Pippen reportedly hasn’t spoken to his former teammate Michael Jordan since the first episode aired on April 19.

22 May 2020 - 11:01AM

Scottie Pippen reportedly hasn’t spoken to his former teammate Michael Jordan since the first episode aired on April 19.

Scottie Pippen joins Horace Grant in being angered about how he was portrayed in ‘The Last Dance’
Gunman killed in ‘terrorism-related’ shooting at US Navy base

Attacker opened fire and wounded sailor before being shot dead by security personnel; investigators are looking into whether second suspect is at large.

22 May 2020 - 8:11PM

Attacker opened fire and wounded sailor before being shot dead by security personnel; investigators are looking into whether second suspect is at large.

Gunman killed in ‘terrorism-related’ shooting at US Navy base
US lawmakers slam Trump’s firing of watchdog investigating Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao

Mitch Behm was investigating whether the transportation secretary had given preferential treatment to the state of Kentucky, which her husband represents in the Senate.

20 May 2020 - 9:01PM

Mitch Behm was investigating whether the transportation secretary had given preferential treatment to the state of Kentucky, which her husband represents in the Senate.

US lawmakers slam Trump’s firing of watchdog investigating Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
Coronavirus: as global lockdowns ease, return to ‘normal’ looks anything but

Schools, offices, public transport, bars and restaurants are now on the front lines of the pandemic. How they cope will shape the daily life of millions.

20 May 2020 - 8:21PM

Schools, offices, public transport, bars and restaurants are now on the front lines of the pandemic. How they cope will shape the daily life of millions.

Coronavirus: as global lockdowns ease, return to ‘normal’ looks anything but
Two arrested in raid at Philippine illegal hospital for Chinese coronavirus patients

Over 200 suspected rapid test kits and a patient were found at the villa in Clark Freeport that had been illegally turned into a seven-bed hospital.

20 May 2020 - 10:23PM

Over 200 suspected rapid test kits and a patient were found at the villa in Clark Freeport that had been illegally turned into a seven-bed hospital.

Two arrested in raid at Philippine illegal hospital for Chinese coronavirus patients
Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies Covid-19 social-distancing extension meant to suppress June 4 vigil

While some coronavirus measures have been relaxed, a ban on gatherings of 8 or more people remains in effect; pro-democracy activists say this is to discourage protests

20 May 2020 - 3:40PM

While some coronavirus measures have been relaxed, a ban on gatherings of 8 or more people remains in effect; pro-democracy activists say this is to discourage protests

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies Covid-19 social-distancing extension meant to suppress June 4 vigil
5 tips for hosting the best online graduation party during the coronavirus pandemic

Social gatherings are cancelled due to Covid-19, but you can host a Zoom party with your friends and family and still have fun.

20 May 2020 - 3:26PM

Social gatherings are cancelled due to Covid-19, but you can host a Zoom party with your friends and family and still have fun.

5 tips for hosting the best online graduation party during the coronavirus pandemic
Etihad Airways makes first ever commercial flight between UAE and Israel

The cargo flight was delivering coronavirus aid to the Palestinians, in a rare show of cooperation between the UAE and Israel.

20 May 2020 - 6:44AM

The cargo flight was delivering coronavirus aid to the Palestinians, in a rare show of cooperation between the UAE and Israel.

Etihad Airways makes first ever commercial flight between UAE and Israel
Netflix's ‘13 Reasons Why’ is coming to an end, and the cast can’t hold back tears
Hong Kong shop offers 'tear gas' flavour ice cream in support of pro-democracy protests

The shop’s owner said he wanted to remind people not to lose their passion for the Hong Kong protest movement

19 May 2020 - 12:55PM

The shop’s owner said he wanted to remind people not to lose their passion for the Hong Kong protest movement

Hong Kong shop offers 'tear gas' flavour ice cream in support of pro-democracy protests
Coronavirus: US stocks rally on hopes for vaccine and economic recovery

The S&P 500 climbed 3.2 per cent on Monday, its best day since early April.

19 May 2020 - 5:56AM

The S&P 500 climbed 3.2 per cent on Monday, its best day since early April.

Coronavirus: US stocks rally on hopes for vaccine and economic recovery