Top 10 world news today: SpaceX's Dragon docks at ISS, George Floyd protests spread and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 31, 2020, 08:49 PM IST


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Here are the top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from US soil in nine years.

National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien on Sunday said that Trump administration will not request federal authority over the National Guard for now as the protests against George Floyd's death in many American cities have turned violent.

This will be the sixth time if the lockdown gets extended and will be ratified on Wednesday after being presented to the 350-seat parliament. 

Protests have erupted in at least 30 US cities over the death of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

After the launch of Falcon 9, Rogozin remained conspicuously silent but his spokesman was forced to react.

A few months after he was born, Dom was diagnosed with COVID-19 at the Pro-Cardiaco hospital in Rio de Janeiro.

To support the programme, Iraq's trade ministry needs around 1-1.25 million tonnes of rice per year. 

This review of studies, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, may lead to improved clinical outcomes and better treatment protocol for coronavirus infection.

The scientists from Colorado State University (CSU) in the US, said it is still unknown if the novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, behind the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Canada, which has had more than 7,000 deaths due to COVID-19, has closed its borders to non-essential travel since March, and it is unclear when they will be opened again. Many provinces have also shut down domestic non-essential travel.