Wednesday October 27-th, 2021

Julian Assange supporters gather at Westminster Magistrates' Court Julian Assange supporters gather at Westminster Magistrates' Court

The charge carries a prison term of up to five years. "As the U.S. has now submitted an extradition application, the Americans have preferential rights under worldwide rules". Produced by Howard Goldenthal and Ines COlabrese . Mr Trump praised As...

Cricketer Alex Hepburn found guilty of rape after WhatsApp 'sexual conquest game' Cricketer Alex Hepburn found guilty of rape after WhatsApp 'sexual conquest game'

Prosecutors at Worcester Crown Court said Hepburn "dehumanised" women, rating them in text messages. The BBC and Sky television reported the jury delivered a unanimous guilty verdict on one count of oral rape after deliberating for almost 11 ...

Trumps sister retires, negating judicial ethics complaints Trumps sister retires, negating judicial ethics complaints

Trump and his siblings". Barry has retired as a federal appellate judge in Philadelphia, ending a misconduct inquiry launched after a report that she participated in Trump family schemes to dodge taxes. The New York Times estimated this salary...

Accused test taker in college scandal set to plead guilty Accused test taker in college scandal set to plead guilty

Mark Riddell, 36, faces charges stemming from his role in the scheme that prosecutors said allowed wealthy parents including the actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin to use cheating and bribes to help their children secure spots at universiti...

Georgetown students just voted to pay reparations to descendants of slaves Georgetown students just voted to pay reparations to descendants of slaves

The students are considering a fee benefiting the descendants of enslaved people. Since President DeGioia traveled to Louisiana in June 2016, Georgetown has met with many Descendants and heard many important ideas about how we might move forward ...

Taliban announce launch of spring offensive amid peace talks Taliban announce launch of spring offensive amid peace talks

Operation Fath, which means "victory" in Arabic, will be conducted across Afghanistan with the aim of "eradicating occupation" and "cleansing our Muslim homeland from invasion and corruption", the Taliban said in a statement. After suffering horrif...

Couple busted for laxative-laced cookies made for striking Ohio teachers Couple busted for laxative-laced cookies made for striking Ohio teachers

According to police, 29-year-old Bo Cosens and his girlfriend, 25-year-old Rachel Sharrock, were upset that drivers passing by the striking workers were disrupting their sleep patterns by honking in a show of support. Cosens went on a Facebook rant c...

'Trivago Guy' actor charged with DWI in Houston 'Trivago Guy' actor charged with DWI in Houston

Houston police said Williams was found behind the wheel of a auto Wednesday afternoon in a live lane of traffic with his foot on the brake, the Houston Chronicle reported . He was also ordered to have a mental health or intellectual disability asse...

European Union gives Britain 6-month Brexit delay

Exhausted members of parliament cheered as the government's leader in the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, announced that as a result of the agreement to delay Brexit, parliament would take a break from the end of Thursday until April 23. Mr Juncker...

Pope Francis Stuns Social Media Kneeling, Kissing South Sudanese Leaders’ Feet Pope Francis Stuns Social Media Kneeling, Kissing South Sudanese Leaders’ Feet

I am asking you with my heart, let us go forward. "Resolve your problems", Francis said in improvised remarks. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011 but had been gripped by a bloody civil war since 2013 until a peace deal was finally s...

Child possibly pushed or thrown from Mall of America balcony; man arrested Child possibly pushed or thrown from Mall of America balcony; man arrested

The 24-year-old suspect took off running after the incident, and assaulted an older man who tried to apprehend him, The Star Tribune reported . 'The child did suffer significant injuries, ' he said. that there was no service into or out of the mal...

Two Cuban doctors in Kenya kidnapped by suspected jihadists Two Cuban doctors in Kenya kidnapped by suspected jihadists

The incident came barely months after a 23-year-old Italian aid worker was abducted from her hotel room in Chakama Trading centre, 80 kilometres west of Malindi town, Kilifi county. Some 100 Cuban doctors follow proceedings during their induction...

Man Tried To Light Himself On Fire Outside White House Man Tried To Light Himself On Fire Outside White House

It is also being reported that suspicious packages are in the area. A man tried to light himself on fire in front of the White House on Friday afternoon, according to multiple reports . The man was taken to an area hospital, where he was being t...

Former Obama White House counsel charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation Former Obama White House counsel charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Manafort is now facing several years in prison for obstructing justice and committing tax and bank fraud connected to his own undisclosed foreign lobbying. The 74-year-old denies the charges and says the prosecution against him is "unprecedented and ...

ICC rejects investigation on war crimes in Afghanistan ICC rejects investigation on war crimes in Afghanistan

Her request to open an investigation said there is information that members of the US military and intelligence agencies "committed acts of torture, cruel treatment, outrages upon personal dignity, rape and sexual violence against conflict-related ...

Tsunami warning triggered as strong quake hits off eastern Indonesia Tsunami warning triggered as strong quake hits off eastern Indonesia

Luwuk, Indonesia: A strong 6.8 magnitude natural disaster rocked eastern Indonesia Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground. It was "strong and long l...

Algerian protesters reject interim president as upper house chairman assumes post Algerian protesters reject interim president as upper house chairman assumes post

Bensalah promised to "set a national and sovereign commission to secure fair elections" in an apparent bid to placate demonstrators demanding sweeping democratic reforms and economic opportunities. "You can not afford to have, in a country like Alge...

Assange arrest restores diplomatic relations with Ecuador Assange arrest restores diplomatic relations with Ecuador

Julian Assange speaks to the media from the balcony of the Embassy Of Ecuador on May 19, 2017 in London, England. In 2012, Assange sought asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London in a bid to avoid extradition to Sweden, which had issued a warran...

At least 20 killed in market blast in Pakistani city of Quetta At least 20 killed in market blast in Pakistani city of Quetta

Mir Ziaullah Langau, the provincial home minister, said the suicide bomber had walked up to the marketplace and killed both Shiites and Sunnis. After several attacks, the local administration increased security in Hazara neighbourhoods and ordered se...

Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry

On Thursday, officers from London's Metropolitan Police arrested him and he was found guilty of failing to surrender to court at Westminster Magistrates' Court. Abbott said the USA case against Assange is about the "embarrassment of the things he...

Polls open in 1st phase of India's lengthy general election Polls open in 1st phase of India's lengthy general election

Voting in the first of seven rounds is being held in 91 parliament constituencies across 20 states and federally administered regions. The results will be declared on May 23. The states of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, ...

ECRL on track, construction cost slashed to RM44 billion ECRL on track, construction cost slashed to RM44 billion

The deal follows months of vacillating over the East Coast Rail Link, which connects Malaysia's west coast to eastern rural states and is a key part of China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative. It is not a new agreement or contract, but an imp...

Military topples, arrests President al-Bashir Military topples, arrests President al-Bashir

Speaking on state TV, Awad Ibn Ouf said the army had chose to oversee a two-year transitional period followed by elections. The Sudanese military has since taken over power and has announced that it will hand over back to a civilian leader after tw...

South Korean court rules abortion ban must be lifted South Korean court rules abortion ban must be lifted

The nine judges gave the parliament in Seoul until the end of 2020 to come up with legislation to roll back the current restrictions. "A woman who procures her own miscarriage through the use of drugs or other means shall be punished by imprisonmen...

Ohio Governor Signs Severely Anti-Abortion Fetal Heartbeat Bill Into Law Ohio Governor Signs Severely Anti-Abortion Fetal Heartbeat Bill Into Law

The ACLU of OH announced earlier Thursday it is ready to slap the state with a lawsuit after the bill is signed, saying similar legislation has been found unconstitutional in every state where it's been challenged. Supreme Court, in hopes that it wil...

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