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BREAKING: YONHAP: North Korea’s Kim promises “serious consequences” if coronavirus cripples country

As Yonhap reports,

North Korea has yet to report a case of COVID-19 but has intensified its preventive efforts across the country, calling its fight against the virus is a “political matter” that will determine the fate of the country.

“In case the infectious disease spreading beyond control finds its way into our country, it will entail serious consequences,” Kim was quoted by the North’s Korean Central News Agency as telling the expanded politburo meeting.

OTTAWA CITIZEN: From professional football to prison: The complicated life of Jonathan Hefney

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He wore No. 23 as a defensive back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Montreal Alouettes. In between, he was No. 1 for the Calgary Stampeders. 15 more words

via From professional football to prison: The complicated life of Jonathan Hefney — Ottawa Citizen

(ICYMI) It comes

Photo: Anthony Moretti, 3June2016

It comes

Without warning, without a sound

Yet we know it’s everywhere

Lurking

Eager to meet you, to join you, to enter you, to define you

Maybe to destroy you

It might, or it might not succeed

We won’t know until we know, and by the it’s too late

Be alert for you do not know when it will strike

TIME: Hong Kong Newspaper Owner Arrested on Charges of Unlawful Assembly and Intimidation

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of participating in an unlawful assembly last year and intimidating a reporter in 2017. The arrest was confirmed by Mark Simon, the group director for Lai’s company, Next Digital Ltd., which publishes the Apple Daily newspaper. Two former pro-democracy lawmakers and activists, Lee Cheuk-yan…

via Hong Kong Newspaper Owner Arrested on Charges of Unlawful Assembly and Intimidation — TIME

One

One opportunity lost

Is but a moment in time

And another opportunity is still to come

It might be better

Wait