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Dane first to be jailed over Jehovah's Witness link in Russian Federation

Dane first to be jailed over Jehovah's Witness link in Russian Federation The country's Supreme Court ruled in April 2017 that organizations related to the religion are extremist and should be closed down, upholding an original ruling by a court in Oryol Regional Court that the group violated extremism laws. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov did not comment on the information on this case earlier on Wednesday, promising to specify the information and noting that relig... [Full Article...]

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed It its ruling issued Wednesday, the high court found that "the evidence against the defendant proved that, by her wanton or reckless conduct, she caused the victim's death by suicide". "It's OK to be scared and it's normal". In July 2014 , Roy was battling depression and blocked his truck's exhaust so he would die of carbon monoxide poisoning. [Full Article...]

‘Biggest Ever’ Shipment Of Meth Was Hidden In Speakers Bound For Australia

‘Biggest Ever’ Shipment Of Meth Was Hidden In Speakers Bound For Australia Australian authorities said it was also the largest haul of the drug intercepted while bound for Australia and would have provided around 17 million hits of the substance also known as ice. Three of those arrested in Australia will appear at Melbourne Magistrates Court later on Friday. This is now flagging intent Australia is now being targeted. [Full Article...]

Trump Vows to Protect People of Faith

Trump Vows to Protect People of Faith He devoted much of his speech instead to other issues important to conservative Christians, from religious liberty to abortion. In his State of the Union address Tuesday, Trump asked Congress to pass a law prohibiting late-term abortions . [Full Article...]

House Panel Votes to Authorize Subpoena for Acting Attorney General

House Panel Votes to Authorize Subpoena for Acting Attorney General Senior DOJ officials also told Fox News they will be monitoring the committee's markup hearing on Thursday, where the subject of a potential Whitaker subpoena may emerge again, adding that the acting attorney general has volunteered, and is eager, to appear at Friday's hearing. [Full Article...]

Counties Issued With Orange Wind Warning For Tomorrow

Counties Issued With Orange Wind Warning For Tomorrow The first storm of 2019 is to whip across Britain on Friday, bringing with it winds of up to 60mph and weather warnings. Before then, exposed coasts of Northern Ireland could see gales of 70mph while heavy rain could lead to flooding in Scotland. [Full Article...]

Curvy women unveiled as new tourist attraction in Uganda

Curvy women unveiled as new tourist attraction in Uganda Uganda must cancel a beauty contest that seeks to attract more visitors by showcasing "curvy women" because it objectifies women and promotes sex tourism, campaigners said on Thursday. "I totally condemn that pageant and I would want it stopped", Lokodo said in an interview with Record TV Uganda. "And now for them to be used locally and marketed on websites to earn money - while dehumanising o... [Full Article...]

State of the Union 2019: What to expect

State of the Union 2019: What to expect But they had plenty to say about Trump's new top political foe, Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and her fellow Democrats. The White House has budgeted approximately 45 minutes for Trump's address to Congress, though with applause and normal delays it is likely to go past that mark. [Full Article...]

France recalls its Italy ambassador as relations cool

France recalls its Italy ambassador as relations cool Italian leaders have clashed with France on issues such as migration protests and culture. "The defense of each one's interests and points of view, as well as the political debate ahead of the upcoming European Parliament elections, can not influence on the solid relations that have united us for decades", Milanesi said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Princess Ubolratana: The royal who has upended Thai politics

Princess Ubolratana: The royal who has upended Thai politics Ubolratana, a colourful, public-facing royal in contrast to her more restrained brother King Maha Vajiralongkorn, relinquished her royal titles after marrying an American decades ago. "She is knowledgeable and is highly suitable". Thailand has not had a royal as premier since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932. The princess, whose official name is considerably longer than that unde... [Full Article...]

Australian PM "disturbed" by Thai detention of refugee footballer

Australian PM Al-Araibi has lived in Australia for about five years with refugee status and Australian residency after fleeing what he described as torture in his native nation. Lt. Gen. Surachate "Big Joke" Hakparn said the recent case of the young Saudi woman briefly held then allowed to depart a refugee can not be compared to that of refugee athlete AlAraibi because the latter was the subject of an arrest ... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince had threatened to use 'bullet' on Khashoggi: NYTimes

Saudi crown prince had threatened to use 'bullet' on Khashoggi: NYTimes Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who wrote critically about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. She said that Saudi killers had exploited diplomatic immunity to carry out the murder. "Woefully inadequate time and access was granted to Turkish investigators to conduct a professional and effective crime-scene examinati... [Full Article...]

Fluffy the cat survives being frozen in USA snow

Fluffy the cat survives being frozen in USA snow Staff at the clinic used towels, cage warmers and intravenous to warm up the 3-year-old cat - whose body temperature didn't even register on a thermometer. The temperature that afternoon in Kalispell was just below freezing . Exactly one week later, Fluffy is warm and thriving, and she isn't planning any more outdoor adventures. [Full Article...]

New emoji for 2019 include wheelchairs, waffles and sloths

New emoji for 2019 include wheelchairs, waffles and sloths Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. But that's not the only totally awesome emoji coming in Unicode 12.0, the new version of the Unicode Standard planned for release March 5. More than 50 new emojis will be made standard in 2019, based on a list from the Unicode Consortium. If you like emoji , you're about to get a whole lot more of them. [Full Article...]

Photojournalist held by ISIS since 2012 may be alive, United Kingdom minister says

Photojournalist held by ISIS since 2012 may be alive, United Kingdom minister says In the early years after his capture, he appeared in propaganda videos wearing an orange jumpsuit and speaking English to camera, in a similar fashion to other western hostages. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said they, too, believe Cantlie is alive. Before Cantlie was taken captive, he was a worked as a war photographer, contributing to such publications as The Sunday Times and The S... [Full Article...]

Leaked Schedule Reveals Trump's Empty "Work" Days

Leaked Schedule Reveals Trump's Empty Axios first reported on the concept of his "executive time" in January 2018 . According to Axios , those same schedules revealed that the President "has had about 77 hours scheduled for meetings that include policy planning, legislative strategy and video recordings". [Full Article...]

Warren apologizes for calling herself Native American

Warren apologizes for calling herself Native American After Warren criticized Trump ahead of his 2016 campaign, he nicknamed her " Pocahontas ", despite criticism he was being racially insensitive. This is a far bigger problem for Warren than her ridiculous DNA-test fiasco, with its evidence that she might be 1/1,024th Native. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors subpoena for documents from Trump inaugural committee

Prosecutors subpoena for documents from Trump inaugural committee According to the subpoena, investigators want more information on bank accounts related to the inauguration ceremony, donors, foreign contributions, vendors and contractors, United States media reported on Tuesday. Trump inaugural committee documents are subpoenaed... The Beast reported that Zuberi also spoke with Elliot Broidy, finance vice-chair of the Trump inaugural, about potential business o... [Full Article...]

Nine Killed in Somali Market Car Bombing

Nine Killed in Somali Market Car Bombing So far officials say at least seven people have died in what is said to be a vehicle bomb explosion. Captain Mohamed Hussein said at least nine people were also injured in the blast by an explosives-laden auto parked near a mall close to Mogadishu's local government offices, in Mogadishu's Hamarweyne district. [Full Article...]

Google Chrome extension will alert you if your accounts have been pwned

Google Chrome extension will alert you if your accounts have been pwned It's nearly impossible to keep up with all the breaches and your password situation, but a new Chrome extension from Google is here to help. If it detects that your password or account is unsafe you'll get an automatic warning informing you that you ought to change your password. [Full Article...]


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