NYPD sees 49 percent spike in officers filing for retirement amid George Floyd unrest

A wave of NYPD officers has filed for retirement in the weeks following George Floyd's death on May 25, refocusing attention on police morale amid widespread protests and calls to defund law enforcement.The NYPD told Fox News on Saturday that 272 officers have filed for retirement between Floyd's death and June 23. That represents a 49 percent increase over the same period in...

Coronavirus live news: global trade forecast to fall by up to a third as US sees highest one-day death toll | World news

6.48pm BST18:48 Kenya has reported seven new confirmed cases of coronavirus. The country’s ministry of health has provided all the information about the latest developments on Twitter. Ministry of Health (@MOH_Kenya) In the last 24 hours, we have tested a total of 305 samples, out of which seven people have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease. All the seven are Kenyans.#KomeshaCorona...

Oman Sees Prospects of Talks Between Iran and U.S.

(Bloomberg) -- Oman is working to reduce tensions in the Persian Gulf and sees prospects of talks between arch-rivals Iran and the U.S., its foreign minister said.“We are in touch with the U.S. and Iran,” Yousef Bin Alawi, Oman’s foreign minister, was cited as saying on Sunday by the state-run Oman News Agency at the Munich Security Conference. “We feel that there is a possibility of...

Boris Johnson sees ‘wonderful adventure’ after Brexit. But Scotland and Northern Ireland brace for a bumpier ride.

The constituency was once held by a former Labour prime minister, the centrist and close Bill Clinton ally, Tony Blair. It swung behind the Conservatives big time in Thursday’s general election — whose outcome handed Johnson a clear path to steer Britain out of the European Union.Yet even as Johnson leaned forward with promises of good times to come, many are wondering which of the United...