NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in the presidential race ... “This country is being torn apart by continued attacks on the legitimacy of the 2020 election and of our current president, Joseph R ... More ... .
SURFSIDE, United States – A high-rise oceanfront apartment block near Miami Beach partially collapsed early Thursday, killing at least one person and leaving 99 unaccounted for, with fears the toll may rise much higher as rescuers comb through the rubble ... “One side of the building just fell completely ... “I don’t know about them ... .
The United Nations on Thursday accused Israel of flagrantly violating international law by expanding settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, urging the country’s new government to halt their enlargement immediately ... He said that is “illegal also under Israeli law” ... Israel disputes its settlements are illegal ... Fragile ceasefire ... .
China and Russia have warned that Afghanistan is facing a security crisis as the United States and other NATO forces are leaving the country without having stabilized the situation there despite two decades of war and occupation ... Taliban seize Afghanistan’s main border crossing with Tajikistan. Officials ... “China is deeply concerned about this ... .
Taipei, Taiwan (CNN)China's escalating military intimidation of Taiwan shows the self-governed island "needs to prepare" for a possible military conflict, Taiwan's Foreign MinisterJoseph Wu said in an exclusive interview with CNN ... "As Taiwan decision makers, we cannot take any chances, we have to be prepared," Wu told CNN in Taipei on Wednesday ... .
A statue of George Floyd was defaced and marked with the name of a neo-Nazi group in New York City, according to police, less than a week after it was unveiled. Police officers said the nearly two-metre-tall monument to the 46-year-old Black man murdered by a police officer in May last year was found covered in paint on Thursday morning ... .
A Chinese professor has become an overnight celebrity, not for academic achievement, but for sharing his feelings of helplessness about how to help his daughter perform academically. ProfessorZhang Xiaoqiang from Chongqing University in western China wrote a line in his introduction on the university’s official website which has since gone viral ... .
Russia can bomb on target in case of its border violation, the country's Deputy Foreign MinisterSergey Ryabkov said on Thursday. He warned against "provocative steps under slogans of freedom of navigation," saying they are fraught with "the most difficult consequences.". "We can appeal to common sense, demand respect for international law ... .
New Zealand’s government announced on Friday that it plans to strengthen the country’s hate speech laws, and increase penalties for inciting hatred and discrimination, in response to the attack by a white supremacist in Christchurch two years ago that killed 51 Muslims ... ‘Question on free speech’. The proposals are now open for public consultation ... .
Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, is facing backlash after he blamed victims of rape for wearing “very few clothes”. Speaking to Axios about the “rape epidemic” in Pakistan, he made comments that led to huge criticism from women’s rights groups. He said ...It’s common sense.” ... Matt Hancock ‘affair’ ... .