Friday July 10-th, 2020

China Says Media That ‘Insults’ the Country Must Pay a Price

The Chinese regime often uses the threat of withdrawing press visas to pressure foreign media outlets . It also sets a worrying new precedent for news outlets with staff in China as the article was written by an author based in the USA who wrote opi...

Lesotho Prime Minister Skips Country Lesotho Prime Minister Skips Country

Thabane was scheduled on Friday to face a murder charge in connection with the killing of Lipolelo Thabane, who was shot dead in June 2017. In 2014, Thabane fled Lesotho for South Africa after the army surrounded his residence and police st...

Britain's row with Greece over treasures spills into Brexit tensions Britain's row with Greece over treasures spills into Brexit tensions

Greece could ironically get a boost with Brexit as the United Kingdom has lost influence in the bloc and is backpedaling in the negotiations and expected to take a major trade hit but the British Museum has been steadfast the marbles will never be re...

Trump friend and former campaign adviser Roger Stone faces sentencing Trump friend and former campaign adviser Roger Stone faces sentencing

He was prosecuted for covering up for the president", the judge stated. The judge noted that Stone was not charged with or convicted of having any role in conspiring with Russian Federation. Jackson called the what the justice department did "unpre...

Georgia, backed by United States and Britain, blames Russian Federation for 'paralysing' cyber attack Georgia, backed by United States and Britain, blames Russian Federation for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Today's attribution comes after a number of cyberattacks in October previous year saw a variety of Georgian web hosting firms and websites alike going dark and being defaced. "We leave these comments on the conscience of those representatives of Geor...

South Sudan's president, opposition leader agree to form unity government South Sudan's president, opposition leader agree to form unity government

That arrangement has twice led to conflict - once when the civil war erupted in late 2013 and again in mid-2016 after Machar returned to the post under a previous peace deal. Kiir bowed to pressure from opposition parties last weekend and scrapped a ...

Meghan McCain Grills AOC on Socialism: Meghan McCain Grills AOC on Socialism: "It is Like the Apocalypse"

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared on The View Wednesday to talk about her support of Bernie Sanders . "I'm really glad that you chose to come and talk to us", McCain started after Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) took a seat. She went on to cite a new s...

US Secretary of State encourages Africa to liberalize US Secretary of State encourages Africa to liberalize

Even now, South Africa is debating an amendment to permit the expropriation of private property without compensation. "Be wary of authoritarian regimes and their empty promises", he said, without naming names. He also hailed the free market, blasti...

New York Times Publishes Op-Ed From Taliban Leader New York Times Publishes Op-Ed From Taliban Leader

We thought it unwise to dismiss any potential opportunity for peace no matter how meager the prospects of its success. Many Afghans have voiced anger at being sidelined from the talks, and resistance to returning to life under the militants' repres...

Baxter killings: Australia detective stood down for 'victim blaming' Baxter killings: Australia detective stood down for 'victim blaming'

A senior Queensland detective has been sacked from investigating the horrific murder-suicide of a young family after he made extraordinary comments about the case. The comments were "victim-blaming at its worst", said Betty Taylor who heads the Red R...

California to formally apologise for WWII internment of Japanese California to formally apologise for WWII internment of Japanese

In the resolution , the Assembly said it "apologizes to all Americans of Japanese ancestry for its past actions in support of the unjust exclusion, removal, and incarceration". Last year, Gov Gavin Newsom provided an official apology for the state's...

Tennessee inmate moved to death watch; attorneys seek stay Tennessee inmate moved to death watch; attorneys seek stay

A death row inmate convicted more than three decades ago of stabbing a fellow prisoner to death over a drug deal gone bad is scheduled for execution on Thursday by electric chair in Tennessee. One questions the fairness of his sentencing. Lee, who ...

Putin sacks prominent Kremlin ideologue, Ukraine hardliner Putin sacks prominent Kremlin ideologue, Ukraine hardliner

It should be noted that Dmitry Kozak in his new position of Deputy head of the presidential administration will be engaged in particular relations of Russian Federation and Ukraine. 'Your pay is probably about 800,000 rubles, I imagine, ' she says. ...

Backpacker Grace Millane's killer sentenced to life in prison Backpacker Grace Millane's killer sentenced to life in prison

A jury in November rejected that argument and found the man guilty. He said people might think a bit differently about dating apps after Grace's case but didn't think they were a particular cause for concern. The killer's defence throughout the tri...

'MAGA' hat-wearing pigeons released in downtown Las Vegas, group says 'MAGA' hat-wearing pigeons released in downtown Las Vegas, group says

The protest group also released a video along with their press release with the opening shot panning across an American flag stained with pigeon feces. spoke with the Review-Journal, the newspaper reported. The group said they were not responsible fo...

Ukrainians fearing infection clash with police to block evacuees from China Ukrainians fearing infection clash with police to block evacuees from China

The protest took place in the central Poltava region as Kiev repatriated dozens of nationals and foreigners from China and President Volodymyr Zelensky urged his compatriots to show solidarity. "But there is another danger that I would like to mentio...

South Korea's first coronavirus death linked to fringe religious group South Korea's first coronavirus death linked to fringe religious group

South Korea reported its first coronavirus death Thursday. South Korea recorded its first confirmed death from a person infected with coronavirus and its verified cases more than tripled within a day, with the bulk of the new cases tied to...

Mom shares video of bullied son, 9, saying he wants to die Mom shares video of bullied son, 9, saying he wants to die

Yarraka Bayles, from Brisbane, filmed her son Quaden crying in the auto after she picked him up from school and publicly shared the video on the social media site. The whole team cheers following Mitchell's message. In an interview with Australian ...

Russia Ordered to Pay $50Bln to Yukos Shareholders Russia Ordered to Pay $50Bln to Yukos Shareholders

Tuesday´s verdict reinstates a decision by The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) ordering the Russian state to compensate shareholders in the company once headed by fallen oligarch Khodorkovsky. It revealed examples of manipulation a...

NH police chief stripped of duties strips off clothes, walks into storm NH police chief stripped of duties strips off clothes, walks into storm

They do it, then storm out. The almost 20-year veteran stripped down to his underwear and boots right in front of the board chairman who oversaw his dismissal. City leaders brought the issue up again on Tuesday and made the decision on the spot, th...

Netanyahu revives frozen plan for 3,000 new settler homes near E. Jerusalem Netanyahu revives frozen plan for 3,000 new settler homes near E. Jerusalem

Gantz had refused after September elections to join a unity government led by Netanyahu, saying he must first settle his differences with the judiciary before taking power. He denies wrongdoing but the indictments have complicated his bid to extend h...

Man (77) fights off ATM mugger using boxing skills Man (77) fights off ATM mugger using boxing skills

The would-be robber then demanded he hand over his cash and bank cards, but the elderly man wasn't having any of it. After throwing some punches at the mugger, the 77-year-old man managed to scare off the man. Const. Stephen Mayne, of the South Wales...

Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree

But Trump was having none of it. "It was a prosecution by the same people - Comey, Fitzpatrick, the same group", Trump told reporters. "I've made a whole bunch of mistakes but I didn't break any laws", Blagojevich told ABC 7 Chicago in Denver bef...

Mexican man allegedly confesses to being Russian spy after Miami airport arrest Mexican man allegedly confesses to being Russian spy after Miami airport arrest

Biologist Hector Alejandra Cabrera Fuentes was charged Tuesday with acting within the United States on behalf of a foreign government without notifying the USA attorney general, and conspiracy to do the same. Federal authorities have detained a ...

Roger Stone jailed for 40 months for impeding congressional probe Roger Stone jailed for 40 months for impeding congressional probe

Stone was not immediately sent to prison as Judge Jackson said implementation of the sentence would be delayed while she considered his request for a new trial. Asked whether he was directed to sign it by someone else, he again said he couldn't discu...

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