Boris Johnson resists calls to fire top aide who drove 250 miles to visit parents during lockdown

Johnson defended the actions of an aid who defied lockdown measures to visit the other end of the country.
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Summer Holidays Back On? Quarantine-Free 'Air Bridges' Could be in Place 'by End of June'
Health Minister Edward Argar says he hopes Britons will still be able to go on holiday at some point this year.
Cincinnati Bengals' all-time Mount Rushmore: 4 best players in franchise history
Who are the greatest players in Cincinnati Bengals franchise history?
Britain will not walk away from Hong Kong, Johnson says
Britain will not walk away from the people of Hong Kong if China imposes a national security law that would conflict with its international obligations under a 1984 accord, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.
Who Is Randy Feenstra? Steve King Loses to Iowa State Senator in House GOP Primary
Steve King, who had served nine times in the House, was defeated by Randy Feenstra on Tuesday night.
IMG Academy, MGM top WNBA list of sites to play
Two people familiar with the situation say the WNBA plans to hold games at just one location if there is a season this year and that the MGM Resorts in Las Vegas and the IMG Academy in Florida are the top candidates.
¿Puede la Operación Warp Speed ​​tener lista una vacuna de COVID-19 para fin de año?
La Operación Velocidad Warp tiene como objetivo producir 300 millones de dosis de una vacuna COVID-19 para finales de año. Si los científicos tienen éxito, sería la primera vez.
Report: Rutgers softball needs change, but not discipline
A law firm released a report Tuesday on allegations of physical and emotional abuse in Rutgers University's softball program that described inappropriate behavior by coaches and a lack of communication on the part of administrators but stopped short of recommending discipline.
Tara Reid reflects on how ‘5th Borough' helped her grieving process in real life: 'It's okay to feel pain'
While Tara Reid was filming her new movie, "5th Borough," her mother, Donna, was sick.
Woman turning 105 receives nearly 200 birthday cards from strangers
A 105-year-old widow was given a birthday to remember after receiving nearly 200 cards from strangers following an appeal from her care home.
Butcher in upstate New York installs 24-hour meat vending machine, says customer response is 'unbelievable'
Meet the “24-hour meat machine.”
Millions Of Americans Skipping Payments As Tidal Wave Of Defaults And Evictions Looms
Hardship programs appear to be helping many people pause payments and survive the economic shutdown so far. But not everybody is getting the help and advocates see big potential trouble ahead.
What Will College Be Like in the Fall?
Administrators, professors, a union representative and students consider the new realities of life on campus in the midst of a pandemic.
‘Unplanned’ subject Abby Johnson on new series ‘Beautiful Lives’: ‘Know what you support’
Abby Johnson, a former clinic director at Planned Parenthood and the subject of the 2019 anti-abortion film “Unplanned," continues to spread her message regarding abortion.
Deroy Murdock: Trump should deliver Oval Office address on rioting tearing America apart
President Trump should wield one of the biggest wrenches in his toolbox and do so with all deliberate speed. He should address his fellow Americans from the Oval Office on the burning and looting that are tearing this republic to pieces.
Ex-Department Of Justice Leader Who Appointed Mueller To Testify In Senate
Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies as allies of President Trump seek to tie former Vice President Joe Biden to what they call abuses in the Russia investigation.
Is It Safe Yet To Get Your Physical Or A Dental Checkup?
Most preventive medical care that can't be handled via telehealth has taken a back seat in recent months, but that's starting to change. Here's what to ask when you schedule an in-person appointment.
A History of Violent Protest
A nice, peaceful protest may not bring about the big structural change America needs.
Steelers RB Conner focusing on present, not uncertain future
James Conner didn't treat the quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as an obstacle, but an opportunity.
Cyclone edges closer to landfall in India's worst coronavirus-hit state
Pope urges U.S reconciliation, condemns racism and street violence
Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable, the street violence that has broken out is "self-destructive and self-defeating".
Former tennis star still shaken by encounter with cop in '15
Nearly five years later, former tennis star James Blake says he never suspected the large man running toward him was a plainclothes New York City policeman.
US companies are 'concerned' about Hong Kong but they're not planning to exit just yet
American companies are nervous about a contentious national security law planned for Hong Kong and feel pessimistic about the city's medium term future, according to a new survey. But few are considering uprooting their operations in the Asian financial hub just yet.
Ohio's Doubleheader: PGA Tour goes back-to-back at Muirfield
The course Jack Nicklaus built is getting golf's version of a doubleheader.
Logan Paul Praised For Black Lives Matter Speech Saying 'America Is Racist'
"I am embarrassed that it has taken me 25 years to realize this: It is not enough to be 'not racist'. You have to be anti-racist," Paul said.
US retains Rugby World Cup vision despite financial peril
With the soccer World Cup lined up for 2026 and the Los Angeles Olympics two years later, the United States will be the focal point for sports later this decade.
George Floyd protest updates: Arrests across America approaching 10,000
The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in the U.S.
Oklahoma State LB says he tested positive for the coronavirus after attending protest
Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga revealed on Tuesday that he tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a protest in Tulsa, Okla.
Ferguson elects first black mayor in city's history nearly six years after protests solidified Black Lives Matter movement
The Missouri city where the death of a black teen set off weeks of nationwide protests and outrage in 2014 elected its first woman and first black mayor Tuesday night, according to CNN affiliate KMOV.
Fauci shares optimistic hope on Covid-19 vaccines
The US should have 100 million doses of one candidate Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the year, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and a member of the White House coronavirus task force, said Tuesday.
Twitter says it labels tweets to provide 'context, not fact-checking'
Twitter has defended its policy of labeling tweets that are potentially misleading or which glorify violence, days after it began applying such warnings to President Donald Trump's posts for the first time.
Running Day 2020: Discounts on Apparel and Shoes from Nike, Adidas, New Balance and More
Don't miss great bargains from some of the biggest brands in the U.S.
Today on Fox News: June 3, 2020
Global shares hit 3-month highs on economic recovery hopes
World shares hit three-month highs on Wednesday and the dollar fell for the sixth day running as easing lockdowns and hopes for more monetary stimulus gave investors confidence, despite civil unrest in the United States and rising COVID-19 tolls.
LAPD Used Jackie Robinson Stadium as 'Field Jail' for Protesters Without Permission, UCLA Says
The university said it was "troubled" by reports of LAPD using Jackie Robinson Stadium as a jail without authorization.
Ferguson elects its first black and first woman mayor
Ella Jones' win in city known for protests after Michael Brown shooting comes as nation is embroiled in protests over George Floyd's death.
Trump demands Cuomo, de Blasio call in federal reinforcements; NYC, nation survive calmer night of George Floyd protests
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'Riverdale': Toni Topaz Star Vanessa Morgan Blasts Show for Its Treatment of Black Characters
The "Riverdale" star called out The CW show for treating her character like a "sidekick" and paying her the least of any of the series regulars
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'I don't see racism at all in the NFL,' Denver Broncos head coach says
Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio told reporters Tuesday he doesn't believe racism and discrimination are issues in the NFL.
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On This Day: 3 June 2013
Lorde released her hit debut single, "Royals." (June 3)       
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Late-night hosts mock Trump's bible moment
Late Night hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Seth Meyers had fun with President Trump's impromptu photo event in front of the St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington.
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Lufthansa vows extensive revamp as losses balloon
Lufthansa has pledged a wide-ranging restructuring, from job cuts to sales of non-core assets, as it seeks to repay a 9 billion euro ($10.1 billion) state bailout and navigate deepening losses in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Pope condemns racism and violence in U.S., calls for national reconciliation
Pope Francis broke his silence on the unrest in the United States on Wednesday, saying no one can "turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion" but condemning violence as "self-destructive and self-defeating."
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Mars' moons may hint that the planet once had rings
Mars has two small, funky-looking moons with strange orbits, and they may suggest that the red planet once had rings, like some of the larger planets in our solar system.
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Warren asks DOD IG to investigate tactics used for Trump's church visit
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., asked the Defense Department’s inspector general to investigate any military involvement in crowd control tactics during the protests over the death of George Floyd.  
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'I'm a Blue Lives Matter Activist, We Have Spent Our Lives Defending People Who Are Now Behaving Like Deviants'
The overwhelming majority, if not all, of the police agree that George Floyd's death was a disgraceful incident. But you don't riot. You don't steal and respond with violence.
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Cyclone Nisarga: Coronavirus patients evacuated ahead of worst storm to hit Mumbai in 70 years
Coronavirus patients were among more than 100,000 people evacuated from low-lying coastal areas in India's western states as a cyclone advanced toward Mumbai in Maharashtra on Wednesday.
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Emma Watson speaks out after criticism for initial Blackout Tuesday Instagram posts: ‘I stand with you’
Emma Watson is being taken to task by some on social media for her #BlackoutTuesday posts.
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Barefoot running: Why you should consider it to prevent injuries
Growing evidence shows running shoes might do more harm than good. Our latest review suggests wearing shoes changes the way we run and weakens the foot in a way that can contribute to common sports injuries. Here's why barefoot running has benefits.
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