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Wives of jailed Myanmar reporters shocked by verdicts

Wives of jailed Myanmar reporters shocked by verdicts A court found the two journalists guilty on Monday of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years in a landmark case seen as a test of progress toward democracy in Myanmar, which was ruled by a military junta until 2011. [Full Article...]

Alleged narco-politician Cebu town mayor gunned down in his office

Alleged narco-politician Cebu town mayor gunned down in his office The Philippine National Police (PNP) sacked on Thursday, September 6, Police Senior Inspector JR Palcon, the police chief of Ronda in Cebu following the killing of town mayor Mariano Blanco III inside his office. The lawyer was serving as legal counsel to drug kingpin Kerin Espinosa. Khalili was killed during the flag-raising ceremony near the city hall, and the Bot was shot by a motorcycl... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk sought to ‘burn’ short-sellers, says lawsuit

Elon Musk sought to ‘burn’ short-sellers, says lawsuit On Tuesday, Buzzfeed published emails Mr Musk sent last week, in which he launched another unfounded attack on Mr Unsworth. Yesterday, 63-year-old Unsworth's girlfriend spoke out to deny baseless accusations that her partner married a child bride . [Full Article...]

Police Respond to Active Shooter Situation in Downtown Cincinnati

Police Respond to Active Shooter Situation in Downtown Cincinnati No officers were injured in the incident, and the gunman's motive remains unclear. A spokeswoman for Fifth Third Bank says the company would comment later. "She walked in the door and he shot her", Cain told Cincinnati .com. "We did hear a gun shooting from the 29th floor". Pacific time but police said they are still investigating. [Full Article...]

Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during campaign

Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during campaign Dr. Luiz Henrique Borsato, who performed emergency surgery, said on Thursday night that the right-wing candidate was in serious but in stable condition and would remain in intensive care for at least seven days. Despite being a congressman since 1991, Bolsonaro is running as an outsider ready to upend the establishment. He has been fined, and even faced charges, for derogatory statements toward wo... [Full Article...]

Chinese national deported over racist rant

Chinese national deported over racist rant CNN was unable immediately to reach Liu and his representatives for comment. When asked why he was doing business in Kenya with all the hatred he had for the citizens he said he was doing it for the money. Is this the first such case? The owner was charged with operating without a liquor licence and failing to meet public health standards, but nothing to do with racism, our reporter says. [Full Article...]

China threatens United Kingdom trade talks on warship sail-by

China threatens United Kingdom trade talks on warship sail-by In retaliation, China dispatched a frigate and two military helicopters to confront the HMS Albion . Around $3 trillion of shipborne trade passes through the hotly disputed area each year with China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei all staking a claim. [Full Article...]

Russia Launches Airstrikes in Syria's Rebel-Held Idlib

Russia Launches Airstrikes in Syria's Rebel-Held Idlib The United Nations and aid groups have warned that a full assault could spark one of the worst disasters of a conflict that has already killed 350,000 people and displaced 11 million in seven years. Russian Federation and Iran have together been Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's principal allies in obliterating a years-long effort by domestic rebels to oust the Syrian leader. [Full Article...]

British prosecutors to charge two Russians in United Kingdom nerve agent attack

British prosecutors to charge two Russians in United Kingdom nerve agent attack Russian Federation has continued to deny any involvement. Britain and dozens of other countries have kicked out Russian diplomats over the incident, and Moscow has responded tit-for-tat in the biggest diplomatic expulsions since the Cold War. [Full Article...]

British Airways Hacked: Cyber-Theft 'Compromises' 380,000 Bank Cards

The bank details of nearly 400,000 British Airways passengers have been stolen in one of the most serious data breaches to hit a United Kingdom company. The NCA is set up to tackle the most serious and organised crime posing the highest risk to public security in Britain. Its chief executive said at the time it would take steps to ensure such an incident never happened again, but in July it wa... [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau: New Trade Deal Must Protect Canadian Cultural Sovereignty and Identity

Justin Trudeau: New Trade Deal Must Protect Canadian Cultural Sovereignty and Identity The US and Canada have been unable to agree on several issues, including barriers that Ottawa places on the import of dairy, Canadian rules on movies, books and other media, and on the mechanism to settle trade disputes, The New York Times has reported, quoting sources. [Full Article...]

'No one in Russian Federation believes this story,' Russian Federation security expert tells Euronews

'No one in Russian Federation believes this story,' Russian Federation security expert tells Euronews Two swabs returned a positive reading for Novichok contamination, but at such low levels that the next time police swabbed the room, no traces were detected. "For us any sort of accusation regarding the Russian leadership is unacceptable", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists. One option would be to raise the issue when Mrs May addresses the UN General Assembly in NY at the end of ... [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren: Time to use 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

Elizabeth Warren: Time to use 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office As the unidentified official wrote in a New York Times opinion piece, that's a "complex process for removing the president". "So we will do what we can to steer the administration in the right direction until it's over". The newspaper, Trump added, "probably wouldn't even exist" without him. We're doing a great job. The president has since attacked the "Failing New York Times " on his Twitter... [Full Article...]

U.S., India seal military communications pact, plan more exercises

U.S., India seal military communications pact, plan more exercises Before arriving in India, Mr. Pompeo held discussion in Islamabad with the new Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on regional security and Afghanistan. Iran is India's third largest oil supplier after Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Referring to the S-400 missile deal , the sources said it was for the USA to decide on what steps it may take if India goes ahead with the procurement, notwithstanding the U... [Full Article...]

Ayanna Pressley defeats Rep. Mike Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic primary

Ayanna Pressley defeats Rep. Mike Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic primary Richard Neal, won a spirited primary showdown with Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, a black attorney from Springfield who had hoped to become the first Muslim to serve in Congress from MA. That was about the residents of the MA 7th congressional district who I have legislated in partnership with, who I have governed with these last eight years on the Boston City Council. [Full Article...]

Mueller will reportedly accept written answers from Trump

Mueller will reportedly accept written answers from Trump The person insisted on anonymity to discuss the confidential negotiations. "What are we dealing with this idiot for?'" There is some general sense among the Trump lawyers and Mueller's team that the process could reach its conclusion by the end of September, though this is not certain. [Full Article...]

Sen. Rubio Mixes It Up With Alex Jones: 'Don't Touch Me Again'

Sen. Rubio Mixes It Up With Alex Jones: 'Don't Touch Me Again' After he finished talking to the press, Rubio told the reporters gathered there that they could "talk to this clown", Jones. He tussled with the police, wandered in and out of the hearing room, thrusting a smartphone up in the air to film the proceedings. [Full Article...]

Pompeo says did not author New York Times ‘resistance’ column

Pompeo says did not author New York Times ‘resistance’ column Others have speculated that Pence's speechwriter had a hand in the article, and that it was just second-nature to include a word that the Vice President loves. In a CBS interview , Pence said, "As you know we made changes as soon as I took over the transition efforts". "I don't believe it is someone who is at the president or vice president's level". [Full Article...]

Jimmy Kimmel is Convinced VP Mike Pence Wrote NYT Op-Ed

Jimmy Kimmel is Convinced VP Mike Pence Wrote NYT Op-Ed He pointed out "the most interesting theory" that has floated around on social media that surrounds one particular word: " lodestar ". The op-ed set off immediate speculation over who the author could be. On Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel speculated as to who is behind the bombshell New York Times op-ed written by an anonymous senior official in the Trump White House. [Full Article...]

Far right, anti-fascists hold rival protests in restive German city

Far right, anti-fascists hold rival protests in restive German city Neither in Chemnitz , nor in Saxony nor anywhere in Germany . Officials are particularly concerned about its strategy in eastern Germany, where Mr Kalbitz said the party hopes to become the strongest force after state elections next year. [Full Article...]


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