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Caught Between Indian and Chinese Troops, at 15,000 Feet

NEW DELHI — First it was cellphone towers, new roads and surveillance cameras, popping up on the Chinese side of the disputed Himalayan border with India. Then it was more run-ins between troops on each side, pushing, shoving and eventually getting into fistfights. Then, about three years ago, Indian soldiers …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis

Warnings of further restrictions in Texas and Georgia as U.S. cases continue record climbs. As coronavirus cases reach new highs and outbreaks continue to grow steeply in the U.S. South and West, officials in two battered states are warning that they may need to reverse reopenings that had followed a …

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Who Gets the Banhammer Now?

In banning the Trump’s campaign Twitch channel, the company said that “politicians on Twitch must adhere to our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines.” Invocations of democratic language, or of legalistic concepts like “policies” or “governance” or “appeals,” distract from an uncomfortable truth about social media companies: Their rules are …

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Qld schoolboy wins long hair court battle

A private Christian school in Brisbane has been found to have discriminated against a five-year-old Cook Islands boy for threatening to expel him for having long hair, grown for cultural reasons. The Australian Christian College Moreton was ordered to apologise to Cyrus Taniela after it told his family the boy’s …

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Fiscal ‘slope’ rather than ‘cliff’ likely

There has been a lot of angst about a “fiscal cliff” when legislated support measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, like the JobKeeper wage subsidy and the enhanced JobSeeker dole payment, are due to end in September. But AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver is confident such worries are overdone and …

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