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Chinese woman arrested for stomping on endangered sea turtle nest in Miami

Lu Yaqun, 41, also seen jabbing at nest with wooden stake originally used to close off protected area on beach.

16 Jun 2019 - 1:35PM

Lu Yaqun, 41, also seen jabbing at nest with wooden stake originally used to close off protected area on beach.

Chinese woman arrested for stomping on endangered sea turtle nest in Miami
‘Sex cult’ leader Keith Raniere questioned whether child sex abuse was wrong, FBI agent tells court

NXIVM founder Keith Raniere also taught class where he discussed whether rape was ‘bad or inappropriate’.

15 Jun 2019 - 9:17PM

NXIVM founder Keith Raniere also taught class where he discussed whether rape was ‘bad or inappropriate’.

‘Sex cult’ leader Keith Raniere questioned whether child sex abuse was wrong, FBI agent tells court
Saturn’s moons may have ‘sculpted’ its rings, study suggests

The findings are based on hundreds of thousands of photos sent back from Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft.

15 Jun 2019 - 4:14AM

The findings are based on hundreds of thousands of photos sent back from Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft.

Saturn’s moons may have ‘sculpted’ its rings, study suggests
From MeToo to Black Lives Matter, protest music is in the air – and these are the most memorable eras

The last couple years have brought an avalanche of music steeped in the language of MeToo, Black Lives Matter and Resist, with landmark songs and albums created by stars such as Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé.

13 Jun 2019 - 12:04PM

The last couple years have brought an avalanche of music steeped in the language of MeToo, Black Lives Matter and Resist, with landmark songs and albums created by stars such as Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé.

From MeToo to Black Lives Matter, protest music is in the air – and these are the most memorable eras
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei visits Julian Assange in prison hospital, urges Britain to stop WikiLeaks founder’s extradition to US

Assange’s health is ‘deteriorating’, says Ai, who went to London prison with the WikiLeaks founder’s father.

12 Jun 2019 - 2:11PM

Assange’s health is ‘deteriorating’, says Ai, who went to London prison with the WikiLeaks founder’s father.

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei visits Julian Assange in prison hospital, urges Britain to stop WikiLeaks founder’s extradition to US
Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder Zhang Yujing deemed mentally competent and allowed to represent herself at trial

US District Judge Roy Altman calls Zhang ‘quite intelligent’, says move is ‘a very bad decision’ but ‘the decision is her own’.

12 Jun 2019 - 4:23AM

US District Judge Roy Altman calls Zhang ‘quite intelligent’, says move is ‘a very bad decision’ but ‘the decision is her own’.

Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder Zhang Yujing deemed mentally competent and allowed to represent herself at trial
How Philippines’ embrace of Huawei reflects China’s growing influence and failure of US pressure tactics

The Philippines – one of the oldest US allies in Asia – is moving ahead with plans to use Huawei equipment in upcoming trials of 5G wireless systems and surveillance programmes in several cities.

11 Jun 2019 - 12:23PM

The Philippines – one of the oldest US allies in Asia – is moving ahead with plans to use Huawei equipment in upcoming trials of 5G wireless systems and surveillance programmes in several cities.

How Philippines’ embrace of Huawei reflects China’s growing influence and failure of US pressure tactics
Hundreds of North Korean public execution sites identified by Seoul-based human rights organisation Transitional Justice Working Group

Four in five escapees interviewed by Transitional Justice Working Group had witnessed such events, report reveals.

11 Jun 2019 - 4:33AM

Four in five escapees interviewed by Transitional Justice Working Group had witnessed such events, report reveals.

Hundreds of North Korean public execution sites identified by Seoul-based human rights organisation Transitional Justice Working Group
X-Men: Dark Phoenix’s impossible task of doing the comic book justice

Squeezing in the entire Phoenix story arc, including the preceding saga in which she becomes Earth’s greatest hero, is incredibly difficult in a single film. That’s why the best adaptation of The Dark Phoenix Saga is still the ’90s cartoon.

11 Jun 2019 - 7:05PM

Squeezing in the entire Phoenix story arc, including the preceding saga in which she becomes Earth’s greatest hero, is incredibly difficult in a single film. That’s why the best adaptation of The Dark Phoenix Saga is still the ’90s cartoon.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix’s impossible task of doing the comic book justice
Ash Barty wins first French Open crown after ‘perfect match’ against Marketa Vondrousova; Thiem tops Djokovic to set up final vs. Nadal

Back from her departure for cricket three years ago, Barty, 23, is the first Australian woman to win at Roland Garros since Margaret Court in 1973.

9 Jun 2019 - 5:36AM

Back from her departure for cricket three years ago, Barty, 23, is the first Australian woman to win at Roland Garros since Margaret Court in 1973.

Ash Barty wins first French Open crown after ‘perfect match’ against Marketa Vondrousova; Thiem tops Djokovic to set up final vs. Nadal
US gives Turkey July 31 deadline to scrap Russian S-400 missile defence system deal

Pentagon also phasing out Ankara’s role in F-35 fighter jet production and ending training courses for Turkish pilots.

8 Jun 2019 - 9:28PM

Pentagon also phasing out Ankara’s role in F-35 fighter jet production and ending training courses for Turkish pilots.

US gives Turkey July 31 deadline to scrap Russian S-400 missile defence system deal
‘Cowardly’ ex-school cop Scot Peterson faces 97 years in jail for doing ‘absolutely nothing’ to stop Parkland shooting

Investigation shows Scot Peterson refused to investigate and instead retreated as 17 students and staff were gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

5 Jun 2019 - 5:35AM

Investigation shows Scot Peterson refused to investigate and instead retreated as 17 students and staff were gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

‘Cowardly’ ex-school cop Scot Peterson faces 97 years in jail for doing ‘absolutely nothing’ to stop Parkland shooting
David Lynch, Geena Davis among winners of 2019 honorary Oscars

Director Lynch and actress Davis join actor Wes Studi and director Lina Wertmüller in receiving this year’s honorary Governors Awards, which will be presented at a ceremony on October 27.

4 Jun 2019 - 4:00PM

Director Lynch and actress Davis join actor Wes Studi and director Lina Wertmüller in receiving this year’s honorary Governors Awards, which will be presented at a ceremony on October 27.

David Lynch, Geena Davis among winners of 2019 honorary Oscars
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says US ready to negotiate with Iran without preconditions, despite strengthened military presence

Pompeo responds to Iranian President Hassan Rowhani’s expression of willingness to negotiate with the US.

3 Jun 2019 - 2:27AM

Pompeo responds to Iranian President Hassan Rowhani’s expression of willingness to negotiate with the US.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says US ready to negotiate with Iran without preconditions, despite strengthened military presence
US President Donald Trump denies calling Duchess Meghan ‘nasty’, despite clearly saying it in recorded interview

Trump claimed the quote was manufactured by the ‘Fake News Media’, even though his remark can be heard during a recording of the interview.

3 Jun 2019 - 11:41AM

Trump claimed the quote was manufactured by the ‘Fake News Media’, even though his remark can be heard during a recording of the interview.

US President Donald Trump denies calling Duchess Meghan ‘nasty’, despite clearly saying it in recorded interview
Israel to hold rerun elections in September as Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form coalition

Only seven weeks after the last Israeli election, a new one is now on the horizon.

30 May 2019 - 9:29PM

Only seven weeks after the last Israeli election, a new one is now on the horizon.

Israel to hold rerun elections in September as Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form coalition
Robert Mueller’s statement sparks renewed calls to impeach Donald Trump, ramping up pressure on Nancy Pelosi and Congress

Democratic 2020 hopefuls demand start of proceedings minutes after special counsel reiterates that his report did not exonerate US president.

30 May 2019 - 9:29PM

Democratic 2020 hopefuls demand start of proceedings minutes after special counsel reiterates that his report did not exonerate US president.

Robert Mueller’s statement sparks renewed calls to impeach Donald Trump, ramping up pressure on Nancy Pelosi and Congress
Five books billionaire Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer: Microsoft co-founder’s choices are not ‘light reads’

All five focus on the theme of upheaval, either in our current political climate or at some point in history. Only one of his selections is fiction. They range from facts about human blood to US presidents during wartime to the future of capitalism.

28 May 2019 - 1:38AM

All five focus on the theme of upheaval, either in our current political climate or at some point in history. Only one of his selections is fiction. They range from facts about human blood to US presidents during wartime to the future of capitalism.

Five books billionaire Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer: Microsoft co-founder’s choices are not ‘light reads’
The secret files on Dr George Tyndall, gynaecologist at USC who ‘preyed on young Asian students’

‘If the patients were young and Asian, they were more likely to have a pelvic exam completed’.

26 May 2019 - 5:02PM

‘If the patients were young and Asian, they were more likely to have a pelvic exam completed’.

The secret files on Dr George Tyndall, gynaecologist at USC who ‘preyed on young Asian students’
The great protein shake-up: start-up creates lab-grown fish – without the bones – for 3D printing

Following the success of Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat’s plant-based burgers, BlueNalu is working on lab-grown fish meat. Its products will be made from fish cells that are grown in plant broth, then formed with a 3D printer.

24 May 2019 - 7:00PM

Following the success of Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat’s plant-based burgers, BlueNalu is working on lab-grown fish meat. Its products will be made from fish cells that are grown in plant broth, then formed with a 3D printer.

The great protein shake-up: start-up creates lab-grown fish – without the bones – for 3D printing
Microbes 1, Humans 0: scientists spy on superbugs to see how they outsmart our antibiotics

Team of researchers have been able to shed new light on how bacterial cells are becoming increasingly resistant to our drugs.

24 May 2019 - 11:03PM

Team of researchers have been able to shed new light on how bacterial cells are becoming increasingly resistant to our drugs.

Microbes 1, Humans 0: scientists spy on superbugs to see how they outsmart our antibiotics
Aladdin: 12 ways the new remake stands out from the Robin Williams animated original

Director Guy Ritchie has updated the movie, empowering Naomi Scott’s character Jasmin. Williams’ memorable song, Friend Like Me, is given a hip-hop spin by Will Smith as Genie and DJ Khaled.

24 May 2019 - 8:49PM

Director Guy Ritchie has updated the movie, empowering Naomi Scott’s character Jasmin. Williams’ memorable song, Friend Like Me, is given a hip-hop spin by Will Smith as Genie and DJ Khaled.

Aladdin: 12 ways the new remake stands out from the Robin Williams animated original
Lawyer and Donald Trump adversary Michael Avenatti charged with stealing US$297,000 from Stormy Daniels

Celebrity lawyer is accused of skimming money from porn star’s deal to write memoir detailing alleged affair with US President Donald Trump.

23 May 2019 - 5:54AM

Celebrity lawyer is accused of skimming money from porn star’s deal to write memoir detailing alleged affair with US President Donald Trump.

Lawyer and Donald Trump adversary Michael Avenatti charged with stealing US$297,000 from Stormy Daniels
Senior military officers rebel against US President Donald Trump’s plan to pardon troops accused of war crimes

Opponents say presidential pardons could encourage misconduct by showing that violations will be treated with leniency.

23 May 2019 - 4:15AM

Opponents say presidential pardons could encourage misconduct by showing that violations will be treated with leniency.

Senior military officers rebel against US President Donald Trump’s plan to pardon troops accused of war crimes
Deutsche Bank staff had suspicions about transactions involving Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, report claims

Despite attracting the attention of anti-money-laundering specialists at the bank, executives rejected their recommendation to refer issue to the Treasury Department.

20 May 2019 - 4:31AM

Despite attracting the attention of anti-money-laundering specialists at the bank, executives rejected their recommendation to refer issue to the Treasury Department.

Deutsche Bank staff had suspicions about transactions involving Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, report claims
North Korea’s latest missiles may be copies of Russian designs able to evade US-made defence systems, officials say

The similarities to Russian Iskander are so strong that some experts dubbed Pyongyang’s version ‘the Kimskander’ after the tests.

16 May 2019 - 8:35AM

The similarities to Russian Iskander are so strong that some experts dubbed Pyongyang’s version ‘the Kimskander’ after the tests.

North Korea’s latest missiles may be copies of Russian designs able to evade US-made defence systems, officials say
Constance Wu’s Crazy Rich Asians dress heads to Smithsonian museum in Washington

Blue Marchesa gown joins collection that includes Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz and a handmaid’s costume from The Handmaid’s Tale

16 May 2019 - 3:52AM

Blue Marchesa gown joins collection that includes Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz and a handmaid’s costume from The Handmaid’s Tale

Constance Wu’s Crazy Rich Asians dress heads to Smithsonian museum in Washington
Justin Bieber & Ed Sheeran’s I Don’t Care is a clever, strategised tune – and it’s going to work

I Don’t Care was designed to be played at barbecues and pool parties from now until September and is a virtual redo of Sheeran’s once-inescapable Shape of You, complete with rapid-fire vocals and vaguely tropical beat.

16 May 2019 - 3:27AM

I Don’t Care was designed to be played at barbecues and pool parties from now until September and is a virtual redo of Sheeran’s once-inescapable Shape of You, complete with rapid-fire vocals and vaguely tropical beat.

Justin Bieber & Ed Sheeran’s I Don’t Care is a clever, strategised tune – and it’s going to work
Fox NFL Sunday host Terry Bradshaw apologises after calling Crazy Rich Asians actor Ken Jeong ‘the little short guy from Japan’

Former football star Terry Bradshaw was talking about how he was ‘kicked off’ US show Masked Singer by Jeong, who was born in US but is of Korean descent.

15 May 2019 - 6:39AM

Former football star Terry Bradshaw was talking about how he was ‘kicked off’ US show Masked Singer by Jeong, who was born in US but is of Korean descent.

Fox NFL Sunday host Terry Bradshaw apologises after calling Crazy Rich Asians actor Ken Jeong ‘the little short guy from Japan’
Norma Jennings on ‘Twin Peaks’ and star of ‘Mod Squad’ Peggy Lipton dies aged 72

Besides acting, Lipton’s career included modelling, singing and writing.

12 May 2019 - 1:10PM

Besides acting, Lipton’s career included modelling, singing and writing.

Norma Jennings on ‘Twin Peaks’ and star of ‘Mod Squad’ Peggy Lipton dies aged 72