NEWS DIGEST 15.04.2020: Trump speaks up for the shale industry, while the US people demand virus tests

  Today’s news comes via my own private Twitter account (you can follow me at @VShah1984). US President Donald Trump engaged in some of his trademark traditional self-promotion, tweeting an article from the Wall Street Journal where he was said … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 15.04.2020: Trump speaks up for the shale industry, while the US people demand virus tests

TULSA CHILD KILLING: Killer mother was ‘trying to save’ her children from abusive father

Tulsa – VIJAY SHAH via STEPHEN SORACE, Associated Press and Fox News An American woman who shot dead her own son and tried to kill her two daughters claimed that she did it to free them from their abusive father, according to a report published in Fox News today. Amy Leann Hall, from Tulsa, the capital of Oklahoma state, gunned down her son Kayson Toliver, aged 18. He was hit with a bullet to the head while he was sleeping at his mother’s home early on the morning of Thursday, 1st November, according to police statements. Hall also shot at her … Continue reading TULSA CHILD KILLING: Killer mother was ‘trying to save’ her children from abusive father

SCOOTER HATERS: Electric scooters attacked by angry Californians

Santa Monica – VIJAY SHAH via FOX News and other sources The U.S. state of California is well known for being at the vanguard of revolutionary new technologies, especially if they are environmentally friendly. Its also the birthplace of many a technological trend that has spread across the world. According to Fox News, however, there is one new eco-transport trend that has not only irritated some locals in the Golden State, it’s pushed them to commit vandalism against the objects fuelling that same trend. Electric two-wheeled scooters, usually popular with youngsters, have become the latest must-have kind to the environment … Continue reading SCOOTER HATERS: Electric scooters attacked by angry Californians

DENVER POST NEWSPAPER: Three senior staff walk out over staff and budget cuts

Denver – VIJAY SHAH via AP In a sign of the decline of print journalism in the face of the digital age, the Associated Press (AP) news agency reports that three senior executives of an American paper, the Denver Post, have left their positions in protest at recent cuts in staff and finances at the struggling local outlet. One is reported to have been a former owner of the newspaper, AP reports. The trimming of operational costs, along with the controversial reduction in staff numbers, was ordered by the Post’s New York-based owners, a hedge fund named Alden Global Capital. … Continue reading DENVER POST NEWSPAPER: Three senior staff walk out over staff and budget cuts