Economy

Hong Kong shoppers snap up rice and noodles as coronavirus fears mount

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leadership, which now has record-low approval ratings after months of pro-democracy protests, had been reluctant to make such a move. The death toll..., [Full Article...]

Entertaiment

Disney Actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa Dies Aged 15 of Brain Tumor

Disney Actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa Dies Aged 15 of Brain Tumor It has also been claimed Queen of Katwe director Mira Nair reportedly helped fund her treatment in India. Nikita Pearl Waligwa , as Gloria in Queen of Katwe . Queen of Katwe was about a child chess prodigy from an Ugandan slum. Waligwa played the role of Phiona's friend Gloria, who taught her how to play chess. [Full Article...]

Tech

Apple must pay store employees for luggage search time, court rules

Apple must pay store employees for luggage search time, court rules All retail employees of the Steve Jobs-founded tech giant are required to have their bags, Apple products and any other property searched to ensure they are not taking anything from the stores or facilities. "Thus, according to the "hours worked" control clause, plaintiffs 'must be paid'". The court specifically disagreed with Apple's claim tha... [Full Article...]

Science

Democrats resume arguments in Trump impeachment trial

Democrats resume arguments in Trump impeachment trial Jones said he hopes that will change. We're ready to present our case, ready to call witnesses, ready to see the documents. The opening days have been dominated by arguments over Democratic requests for more witnesses and records . Four of the Senate's 53 Republicans would have to join the Democrats in order to win a simple majority vote. "It ma... [Full Article...]

Sports

Newman 'awake and speaking' after fiery Daytona crash

Newman 'awake and speaking' after fiery Daytona crash Newman , a 42-year-old veteran in the sport, hails from South Bend, Indiana and is an alumnus of Purdue University. Auto racing is an inherently unsafe sport, and accidents such as the one at the end of the Daytona 500 serve as a reminder that each driver is putting their life on the line every weekend. [Full Article...]

People

British tourists David and Sally Abel test positive for coronavirus

British tourists David and Sally Abel test positive for coronavirus Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne has tweeted the plane is already on its way to Tokyo . About 380 Americans were on the cruise ship . Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Italy were planning similar flights of passengers. 88 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on board the ship today (18 February), amount them David an... [Full Article...]