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Black Lives Matter in Bundesliga, Bayern keeps winning

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BERLIN (Net) — Germany's soccer league was marked by gestures against racism and support for the Black Lives Matter movement on Saturday as Bayern Munich took another step toward a record-extending eighth straight Bundesliga title.
All of Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin's 22 outfield players took a knee in the center-circle together before the top tier's late game with no fans present. Coaches and other team members from both sides did likewise beside the field, bringing to mind former...
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Severe cyclone approaches India’s financial capital Mumbai

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MUMBAI, India (Net) — India's western coast and financial capital of Mumbai braced for the first cyclone in a century on Wednesday as cases of the coronavirus continued to surge.
Police shooed people away from a beach as light rain fell. Homes in a nearby slum had been left and locked up, and...
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Asian shares rise as Wall Street gains for 3rd straight day

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TOKYO (Net) — Asian shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for a third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening from shutdowns to stem the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.3% to finish at 22,613.76. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose...
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France enters second phase in easing of cononavirus restrictions

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PARIS, June 3 (Net) -- Basking in spring sunshine, restaurants, bars and cafes throughout France reopened their doors to customers on Tuesday morning with tables positioned at least one meter apart, kicking off the second phase of de-confinement in the country.
Museums and parks are now allowed...
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Trump questions render Trudeau speechless for 21 seconds

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TORONTO (Net) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canadians are watching what's unfolding in the United States with "horror and consternation" and he paused for 21 seconds when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump and the use of tear gas against protesters to clear the...
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