Australia ousts Tories after nine years, Albanese will be Prime Minister

Key climate issue as Tories punished in city seats Morrison steps down as Liberal Party leader after defeat Greens and “teal” independents are doing well Treasurer Frydenberg looks set to lose his seat SYDNEY, May 21 (Reuters) – Australia’s Labor Party was set to end nearly a decade of Tory rule as the government was … Read more

China Eastern crash investigation considers intentional action – sources

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – Investigators investigating the crash of a China Eastern Airlines plane (600115.SS) are examining whether it was due to intentional action on the flight deck, without any evidence of a technical malfunction, informed two people. on the question said. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that flight data from one … Read more

Voters in Pennsylvania and North Carolina test Trump’s influence in midterm primaries

PHILADELPHIA, May 17 (Reuters) – Voters in Pennsylvania and North Carolina picked candidates in critical U.S. Senate and governorship contests on Tuesday, providing another test of former President Donald Trump’s influence over the Republican voters ahead of this year’s midterm elections. President Joe Biden’s fellow Democrats are battling to hold on to their slim majorities … Read more

North Korea mobilizes military, steps up tracing amid COVID surge

SEOUL, May 17 (Reuters) – North Korea has mobilized its military to distribute COVID medicine and deployed more than 10,000 health workers to help trace potential patients, as it battles a wave of coronavirus , state media KCNA reported on Tuesday. The isolated country is grappling with its first recognized COVID-19 outbreak, which it confirmed … Read more

Buffalo supermarket massacre suspect visited town in March, police say

BUFFALO, NY, May 16 (Reuters) – The 18-year-old man charged in the deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, visited the city in March and the day before the rampage, police said on Monday, as public figures denounced the suspect’s racist ideology and the spread of white supremacy. The FBI said Payton Gendron, 18, who … Read more