Trump goads ‘tiny’ Bloomberg to downside him

Trump goads ‘tiny’ Bloomberg to downside him

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption’Little Michael’ Bloomberg will hurt Biden – TrumpUS President Donald Trump has taunted former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg amid reports that he is ready to jump into the White House race. Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said of the billionaire businessman: “There is nobody I’d…

Hong Kong student death sparks impromptu protests

Hong Kong student death sparks impromptu protests

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Students at Mr Chow’s college, the University of Science and Technology, mark Alex Chow’s death after his death was announced during a graduation ceremony A Hong Kong student has died after falling during protests on Monday – sparking impromptu protests and vigils from pro-democracy activists.Alex Chow fell from the ledge…

Trump placing whistleblower in menace, attorney says

Trump placing whistleblower in menace, attorney says

Image copyright Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A lawyer for a whistleblower who triggered the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has sent a cease and desist letter to the White House.In the letter, Andrew Bakaj writes that Mr Trump’s “rhetoric and activity” place his client and family “in physical danger”. Undeterred by the letter, Mr Trump…

Vietnamese lorry loss of life victims named

Vietnamese lorry loss of life victims named

Image caption Pham Thi Tra My, 26, and Nguyen Dinh Luong, 20, were among the victims The names of all 39 Vietnamese nationals who were found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex have been released by police.Ten teenagers, including two 15-year-old boys, were among the victims.Their bodies were found in a lorry trailer in…

Alberto Salazar weight-shaming affected athletes’ psychological health – Steve Magness

Alberto Salazar weight-shaming affected athletes’ psychological health – Steve Magness

Mary Cain finished 10th in the 1500m at the 2013 World ChampionshipsBanned coach Alberto Salazar’s “obsession” with controlling weight led to mental health problems in athletes, his former assistant has claimed.Steve Magness was reacting to American athlete Mary Cain’s account of ill effects she suffered under Salazar, who received a four-year ban for doping violations.”I’ve…

Backlash over Japan ‘glasses ban’ for feminine workers

Backlash over Japan ‘glasses ban’ for feminine workers

Image copyright Getty Images Wearing glasses at work has become an emotive topic in Japan following reports that some firms have told female employees to remove them.Several local news outlets said some companies had “banned” eyewear for female employees for various reasons.Among them, some retail chains reportedly said glasses-wearing shop assistants gave a “cold impression”.That…

Document bushfire emergencies hit Australian direct

Document bushfire emergencies hit Australian direct

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption”Unprecedented” bushfires turn skies orangeAustralian authorities say an “unprecedented” number of emergency-level bushfires are threatening the state of New South Wales (NSW).More than 80 blazes were raging across the state on Friday. Gusty winds and up to 35C heat have exacerbated the fires, many of which are…

Billionaire Bloomberg considers flee for president

Billionaire Bloomberg considers flee for president

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Bloomberg has highlighted climate change and gun control as key issues Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.The ex-New York City mayor is concerned the current field of candidates is not good enough to beat Donald Trump in…

Jeff Courses proclaims show to come to US Senate

Jeff Courses proclaims show to come to US Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeff Sessions appeared on Fox News shortly after confirming his run (file photo) Former US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced he is entering the Republican Party race to reclaim his former Senate seat in Alabama.President Donald Trump fired his top law official last year after a protracted feud…