Indian man accused of slashing pregnant wife’s stomach ‘to check gender’

A man in northern India was arrested after slashing his pregnant wife’s stomach with a sickle, allegedly to find out the unborn baby’s gender, according to police and the woman’s relatives. The attack, which took place on Saturday, caused the…

Indian man accused of slashing pregnant wife’s stomach ‘to check gender’

A man in northern India was arrested after slashing his pregnant wife’s stomach with a sickle, allegedly to find out the unborn baby’s gender, according to police and the woman’s relatives. The attack, which took place on Saturday, caused the…

Xi Jinping wants China’s private companies to fight alongside the Communist Party

Hong Kong (CNN Business)President Xi Jinping has sent a message to China’s private businesses: You can make money, but only if you follow my rules. The ruling Chinese Communist Party this month published an unusually frank set of guidelines that…

Chinese tycoon who criticized Xi Jinping’s handling of coronavirus jailed for 18 years

(CNN)A Chinese billionaire who criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been jailed for 18 years on corruption charges, a court said Tuesday. Ren Zhiqiang, a retired real-estate tycoon with close ties to senior Chinese officials, disappeared…

Taiwan led the world in closing down for Covid, now it wants to do the same with opening back up

Taipei, Taiwan (CNN)New arrivals to Taiwan might be forgiven for thinking they’ve stepped back in time. On the streets of the island’s capital, Taipei, pedestrians appear more concerned with staying out of the hot midday sun than maintaining any semblance…

Fact check: Trump baselessly claims Democratic politicians wrote Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dying wish

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump did another interview on the Fox News morning show “Fox & Friends” on Monday. As usual, he made a bunch of false or dubious claims. Some of them were new, some of them repeated. Here is…

Madrid opera canceled after audience revolts over lack of social distancing

(CNN)A live audience is always difficult to impress, perhaps even more so in the age of social distancing. An opera in Madrid was halted on Sunday night after audience members protested over concerns that seating was too crowded in the…

Twitter looking into racial bias in tweet image previews

(<a href=”https://www.cnn.com/business” target=”_blank”>CNN Business</a>)Some Twitter users are pointing out that the automatic method the platform employs to display previews of images may be biased toward showing pictures of white people. Twitter agreed the issues was something it needs to work…

New emojis are coming in 2021, including a heart on fire, a woman with a beard and over 200 mixed-skin-tone options for couples

(CNN)In a bit of good news, there will be new emojis in 2021 after all. The Unicode Consortium, a non-profit that oversees emoji standards and is responsible for new releases, announced the release of more than 200 emojis that will…

New emojis are coming in 2021, including a heart on fire, a woman with a beard and over 200 mixed-skin-tone options for couples

(CNN)In a bit of good news, there will be new emojis in 2021 after all. The Unicode Consortium, a non-profit that oversees emoji standards and is responsible for new releases, announced the release of more than 200 emojis that will…