Hong Kong Free Press
· ‘Terrorism’ is an excuse – nothing that has happened in Hong Kong can affect China’s national security →
Unaccustomed as I am to agreeing with American Secretaries of State (and surprised as I am to break this duck with a Trump appointee) I must reluctantly concede the truth of Mr Mike Pompeo’s ruling that Hong Kong can no longer be considered a separate entity from China.
· All Centrelink debts raised using income averaging unlawful, Christian Porter concedes →
Australia’s attorney general, Christian Porter, has conceded that all Centrelink debts raised using the “income averaging” method were unlawful, opening the door to an influx of further claims for refunds from victims who were hit with debts before 2015.
· Coronavirus recession could see government change Bank of England's inflation mandate, says former minister →
Lord O’Neill conceded that the idea of moving to nominal GDP targeting would “scare” many people in the Treasury and the Bank who regard the current inflation-targeting regime as a proven success.
· Robodebt scandal: leak reveals unlawful debts predate 2015 but government has no plans to pay back money →
The government on Friday conceded the practice – which enforces debts using ATO annual income data compared against fortnightly pay reported by Centrelink recipients – was unlawful as it vowed to repay 330,000 people affected by faulty debts.
The New York Times
· Trump Threatens White House Protesters With ‘Vicious Dogs’ and ‘Ominous Weapons’ →
And in remarks at a late afternoon event at the White House, Mr. Trump conceded that some of the protesters had legitimate grievances.
The China Post
· As Minneapolis burns, mayor takes heat for the response →
By early Saturday morning, it was Walz who found himself struggling with the enormity of the challenge, conceding that he didn’t have enough people to cope with the protests and moving to mobilize another 1,000 Guard members.
· Football: Bebou seals narrow Hoffenheim win over struggling Mainz →
Baumann palmed away another Quaison effort following a corner a few minutes later and Hoffenheim were fortunate not to concede after the 26-year-old Swede rattled the inside of the post from a free kick seven minutes after Zuber's penalty miss.
· Xerri passed six tests in year before positive result →
‘‘I was being spiteful,’’ she concedes while tearfully admitting to one of several lies, but insists she’s misunderstood.
The New York Times
· Cuomo Focused on Controlling 10 Virus Hot Spots in N.Y.C.: Live Updates →
And Mr. Lamont conceded defeat in his discussions with casinos on land held by sovereign nations, saying that they would move forward with their plans to restart on June 1, with some operations resuming as early as Saturday.
· Raiders continue AAMI Park dominance with third-straight win over Storm →
The Storm were typically dangerous in attack but were wasteful, completing just 26 of 39 possessions, while defensively they were too reckless early, conceding two of the “six-again” infringements early on and both ended in Canberra tries.