News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team NEW DELHI Jul 24, 2019, 09.13 AM(IST)

File photo: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photograph:( AFP )

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Top developments of the day.

Stepping into power, Britain's Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet

Taking over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson is expected unveil a more diverse top team in a government to be tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal.

Mike Pompeo urges Pakistan PM Imran Khan to take action against terrorist organisations

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on Tuesday met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and urged him to take actions to defeat terrorist organisations.

Big Tech faces broad US Justice Department antitrust probe

The review will look into "whether and how market-leading online platforms have achieved market power and are engaging in practices that have reduced competition, stifled innovation, or otherwise harmed consumers," the Justice Department said in a statement.

Nike shoes race to $437,500 world record auction price for sneakers

A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, shattering the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction.

John Oliver confirms Beyonce was photoshopped in 'The Lion King' cast picture

Addressing rumours that singer Beyonce had been photoshopped into the cast photo of 'The Lion King', John Oliver, who dubbed Zazu in the film, revealed that indeed she was not there, during a recent appearance on `The Late Show with Stephen Colbert` show.