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Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets to disperse protests over security bill

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong riot police fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters in the heart of the global financial centre on Wednesday, as new national security laws ...

Australia drops probe of journalist over use of classified documents

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian police have dropped their investigation of a News Corp journalist over the disclosure of a national security document in 2018, citing a lack ...

Swiss to announce further relaxation of coronavirus rules: NZZ

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland will decide on Wednesday on further relaxations of restrictions brought in to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including how to reopen nightclubs ...

On this day: Born May 28, 1888: Jim Thorpe, American athlete

(Reuters) – Jim Thorpe, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and formidable American football and baseball player, was one of the greatest U.S. athletes of all time but the public ...

Horse racing: Derby favourite Charlatan tests positive for banned substance – NY Times

(Reuters) – Two horses trained by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, including Kentucky Derby favourite Charlatan, have tested positive for a banned substances, the New York Times ...