Day: May 24, 2020

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Benjamin Netanyahu trial on corruption charges underway in Jerusalem

In the most serious case, Netanyahu is accused of advancing regulatory benefits worth more than 1 billion shekels (more than $283 million) in favor a telecommunications company controlled by a millionaire friend, prosecutors say. In exchange, Netanyahu received favorable coverage from a news site, even influencing wording and story selection, prosecutors allege. Sunday’s proceedings were […]

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Unleashing A Cooped-Up Public On National Parks For A 3-Day Weekend During A Pandemic

In a normal year, more than 4 million people flock to Yellowstone National Park, half of them during the summer months. They fill visitor centers, gift shops and lodges, which are staffed by thousands of workers who come from all over the world and live within the park. And they pack boardwalks to gaze at […]

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Hong Kong braces for protests on heels of proposed security law | News

Hong Kong has braced on Sunday for its first protests since Beijing’s controversial plan to directly impose national security laws on the city, in what could provide a litmus test of public opposition to China’s tightening grip over the financial hub. Beijing on Thursday proposed tough security legislation for Hong Kong, a move that sent […]

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