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How the US seeks to protect children's privacy online

TikTok is under investigation for allegedly violating a settlement reached with U.S. authorities last year that resolved charges the popular app broke rules governing how children's personal information is treated online.
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How the US seeks to protect children's privacy online

TikTok is under investigation for allegedly violating a settlement reached with U.S. authorities last year that resolved charges the popular app broke rules governing how children's personal information is treated online.

Football: Salah double keeps Liverpool on track for points record

Mohamed Salah scored twice as champions Liverpool moved on to 92 points with a 3-1 win at Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Wednesday.
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Football: Salah double keeps Liverpool on track for points record

Mohamed Salah scored twice as champions Liverpool moved on to 92 points with a 3-1 win at Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Wednesday.

Trump niece describes 'malignantly dysfunctional family' in new book

In a new book, a niece of President Donald Trump applies her training in psychology to conclude that the president likely suffers from narcissism and other clinical disorders - and was boosted to success by a father who fuelled those traits.
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Trump niece describes 'malignantly dysfunctional family' in new book

In a new book, a niece of President Donald Trump applies her training in psychology to conclude that the president likely suffers from narcissism and other clinical disorders - and was boosted to success by a father who fuelled those traits.

Federal judge throws out GM's racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a racketeering lawsuit General Motors Co had filed against smaller rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , saying the No. 1 U.S. automaker's alleged injuries were not caused by FCA's alleged violations.
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Federal judge throws out GM's racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a racketeering lawsuit General Motors Co had filed against smaller rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , saying the No. 1 U.S. automaker's alleged injuries were not caused by FCA's alleged violations.

Paris 2024 budget to be 'studied' by end of year

Organisers of the 2024 Paris Olympics will review the risk of extra expenditure for the event due to the coronavirus pandemic by the end of the year, sources said on Wednesday.
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Paris 2024 budget to be 'studied' by end of year

Organisers of the 2024 Paris Olympics will review the risk of extra expenditure for the event due to the coronavirus pandemic by the end of the year, sources said on Wednesday.

Football: Lozano strikes for Napoli to leave Genoa in drop zone

Hirving Lozano scored the winner as Napoli moved fifth in Serie A with a 2-1 victory at Genoa on Wednesday which left their opponents stuck in the relegation zone.
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Football: Lozano strikes for Napoli to leave Genoa in drop zone

Hirving Lozano scored the winner as Napoli moved fifth in Serie A with a 2-1 victory at Genoa on Wednesday which left their opponents stuck in the relegation zone.

US office, apartment vacancy rates rise marginally in second quarter: Reis

U.S. office and apartment vacancy rates rose marginally in the second quarter from a year earlier, as property owners were yet to feel the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to real estate research firm Reis Inc.
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US office, apartment vacancy rates rise marginally in second quarter: Reis

U.S. office and apartment vacancy rates rose marginally in the second quarter from a year earlier, as property owners were yet to feel the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to real estate research firm Reis Inc.

'Age doesn't matter': Alonso returns to F1 with Renault 'family'

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso on Wednesday insisted "age doesn't count" as it was revealed he would make a return to his Renault "family" in 2021 when he will be 39.
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'Age doesn't matter': Alonso returns to F1 with Renault 'family'

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso on Wednesday insisted "age doesn't count" as it was revealed he would make a return to his Renault "family" in 2021 when he will be 39.

SEAT urges Spain to 'wake up' and promote electric cars

Spain needs to "wake up" and follow other European countries in giving more incentives for electric cars, the head of Volkswagen's Spanish brand SEAT said on Wednesday.
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SEAT urges Spain to 'wake up' and promote electric cars

Spain needs to "wake up" and follow other European countries in giving more incentives for electric cars, the head of Volkswagen's Spanish brand SEAT said on Wednesday.

Spanish PM 'disturbed' by allegations of former king's corruption

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Wednesday described corruption allegations surrounding former King Juan Carlos as disturbing after several media published details relating to an investigation into possible payments linked to a rail contrcat.
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Spanish PM 'disturbed' by allegations of former king's corruption

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Wednesday described corruption allegations surrounding former King Juan Carlos as disturbing after several media published details relating to an investigation into possible payments linked to a rail contrcat.

Alli out of Bournemouth clash, says Spurs boss Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur will be without midfielder Dele Alli for their trip to Bournemouth on Thursday as he continues to recover from a hamstring injury, manager Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday.
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Alli out of Bournemouth clash, says Spurs boss Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur will be without midfielder Dele Alli for their trip to Bournemouth on Thursday as he continues to recover from a hamstring injury, manager Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday.

Britain's Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain

Online fashion retailer Boohoo said on Wednesday it was launching an independent review of its supply chain in Britain, led by a senior lawyer, following a media report about dire working conditions in one English factory.
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Britain's Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain

Online fashion retailer Boohoo said on Wednesday it was launching an independent review of its supply chain in Britain, led by a senior lawyer, following a media report about dire working conditions in one English factory.

Japan supercomputer suggests changes to travel, work amid airborne COVID-19 threat

Supercomputer-driven models simulated in Japan suggested that operating commuter trains with windows open and limiting the number of passengers may help reduce the risk of coronavirus infections, as scientists warn of airborne spread of the virus.
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Japan supercomputer suggests changes to travel, work amid airborne COVID-19 threat

Supercomputer-driven models simulated in Japan suggested that operating commuter trains with windows open and limiting the number of passengers may help reduce the risk of coronavirus infections, as scientists warn of airborne spread of the virus.

Football: Players' union slams 'unacceptable' A-League travel fiasco amid COVID-19 border closure

Australia's footballers' union lashed out Wednesday at "unacceptable" chaos after three Melbourne-based A-League teams were prevented from leaving Victoria for a second time with borders shutting as coronavirus cases surge.
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Football: Players' union slams 'unacceptable' A-League travel fiasco amid COVID-19 border closure

Australia's footballers' union lashed out Wednesday at "unacceptable" chaos after three Melbourne-based A-League teams were prevented from leaving Victoria for a second time with borders shutting as coronavirus cases surge.

As insurers face hefty pandemic losses, newcomers see chance to step in

Commercial insurers are facing hefty claims from the coronavirus crisis but are also seeing a steep rise in premiums – tempting companies and industry veterans to raise capital, launch new businesses or expand into new lines.
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As insurers face hefty pandemic losses, newcomers see chance to step in

Commercial insurers are facing hefty claims from the coronavirus crisis but are also seeing a steep rise in premiums – tempting companies and industry veterans to raise capital, launch new businesses or expand into new lines.

Australian snowboarder Pullin drowns while spear fishing

Australia's double world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin drowned while spear fishing off a Gold Coast beach on Wednesday, plunging the country's winter sports community into mourning.
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Australian snowboarder Pullin drowns while spear fishing

Australia's double world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin drowned while spear fishing off a Gold Coast beach on Wednesday, plunging the country's winter sports community into mourning.

West Indies must try to win inside four days - Lara

Batting great Brian Lara has said West Indies' best chance of victory against England is to race out to an early lead and secure the win inside five days.
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West Indies must try to win inside four days - Lara

Batting great Brian Lara has said West Indies' best chance of victory against England is to race out to an early lead and secure the win inside five days.

Hong Kong in tumult over national security law

China has imposed a sweeping new national security law on Hong Kong that opponents say undermines the semi-autonomous city's liberties. Here are the key developments since Beijing first floated the legislation.
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Hong Kong in tumult over national security law

China has imposed a sweeping new national security law on Hong Kong that opponents say undermines the semi-autonomous city's liberties. Here are the key developments since Beijing first floated the legislation.

New Zealand charges man for absconding from COVID-19 quarantine

New Zealand said on Wednesday that a 32-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 will be charged after briefly absconding from an isolation facility in Auckland, the latest slip up as the country tries to keep coronavirus cases at its border.
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New Zealand charges man for absconding from COVID-19 quarantine

New Zealand said on Wednesday that a 32-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 will be charged after briefly absconding from an isolation facility in Auckland, the latest slip up as the country tries to keep coronavirus cases at its border.

NHL-'Blackhawks' name honors Native American leader, say Chicago

The NHL's Chicago Blackhawks said on Tuesday they will not change their name or logo despite growing pressure on U.S. sports teams with Native American names and symbols to do so amid a push to eliminate racially insensitive material.
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NHL-'Blackhawks' name honors Native American leader, say Chicago

The NHL's Chicago Blackhawks said on Tuesday they will not change their name or logo despite growing pressure on U.S. sports teams with Native American names and symbols to do so amid a push to eliminate racially insensitive material.

US says Ghosn wired money to man who helped him flee Japan

Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co chairman, wired US$862,500 last year to a company managed by one of the two men who later helped him escape from Japan, U.S. prosecutors said in a Tuesday court filing.
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US says Ghosn wired money to man who helped him flee Japan

Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co chairman, wired US$862,500 last year to a company managed by one of the two men who later helped him escape from Japan, U.S. prosecutors said in a Tuesday court filing.

China reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, down from previous day

China on Wednesday reported seven new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 7, compared with eight cases a day earlier, the health authority said.
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China reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, down from previous day

China on Wednesday reported seven new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 7, compared with eight cases a day earlier, the health authority said.

Japan issues fresh rain disaster warnings as toll hits 54

Japan issued fresh landslide and flooding warnings Wednesday as torrential rain moved over the centre of the country and the death toll from days of downpours rose to 54.
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Japan issues fresh rain disaster warnings as toll hits 54

Japan issued fresh landslide and flooding warnings Wednesday as torrential rain moved over the centre of the country and the death toll from days of downpours rose to 54.

Facebook ad boycott organizers see 'no commitment to action' in Zuckerberg meeting

Organizers of a growing Facebook Inc advertising boycott said they saw "no commitment to action" after meeting with Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.
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Facebook ad boycott organizers see 'no commitment to action' in Zuckerberg meeting

Organizers of a growing Facebook Inc advertising boycott said they saw "no commitment to action" after meeting with Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.