Billionaire Sumner Redstone dies at 97

(Reuters) – Billionaire Sumner Redstone, chairman and chief executive officer of National Amusements, has died at the age of 97, ViacomCBS said on Wednesday. For nearly 30 years, Redstone led Viacom as executive chairman of the board following National Amusements Inc’s acquisition of a controlling stake in the company in 1987, ViacomCBS said. Source: Read […]

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Indian police arrest 25 people after tainted alcohol leaves 69 dead

Indian police have arrested 25 people on suspicion of selling “spurious” alcohol that has left at least 69 dead in Punjab. A state government statement said six police officers and seven other government officials have been suspended for failure to prevent the sale of the tainted liquor. A magistrate has started a probe into the […]

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Coronavirus: 3,000 people put into ‘hard lockdown’ as cases soar in Melbourne tower blocks

Nine inner-city tower blocks, home to 3,000 people, have been placed in “hard lockdown” after a surge in coronavirus infections in Melbourne, Australia. Residents have been told they are not allowed to leave their homes and police have been stationed in the area after more than 27 cases were recorded among 12 households in large […]

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Chinese city lets people see partner’s abuse history

A city in eastern China is introducing a system that lets people getting married check if their partner has a history of abuse. Yiwu, in Zhejiang province, is launching an inquiry service that will be available to residents from 1 July. Popular news website The Paper says that people who are arranging to get married […]

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Six people arrested during protests in Denver are from outside Colorado

As of Monday morning 284 people had been arrested in Denver in connection to the recent nighttime protests but very few have been listed as from outside Colorado. Of the total suspects arrested, 68 are from Denver and 76 from elsewhere in Colorado, according to information released Monday by police. Of the 284 total arrests, […]