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Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-cheh jailed for five years in China

Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-cheh jailed for five years in China Prosecutors accused Peng of roping in dozens of people, including Lee, to establish an organization aimed at subverting state power and overturning the country's political system, using instant messaging services. He had previously conducted online lectures on Taiwan's democratization and managed a fund for families of political prisoners in China. The Chinese authorities later confirmed he was ... [Full Article...]

Moscow scrambles fighter jet after detecting United States spy plane approaching Russian border

Moscow scrambles fighter jet after detecting United States spy plane approaching Russian border She stated that the Russian aircraft crossed in front of its U.S. counterpart, from right to the left while turning on its afterburners which resulted in the U.S. However, this was not the first time that Russian and USA aircrafts had an interaction with each other. U.S. Navy flight pilots are seen aboard the Boeing P-8A Poseidon plane before its departure to take part in the search for the ARA ... [Full Article...]

Kenyatta sworn in as Kenyan opposition recalls victims

Kenyatta sworn in as Kenyan opposition recalls victims Kenyatta overwhelmingly won a presidential election last month that was first boycotted and then unsuccessfully challenged in court by Odinga. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.Photo:Twitter/Radio Citizen. Human rights groups and others say almost 100 people have been killed since the August 8 election that was nullified by the Supreme Court following a challenge by opposition leader Raila Odinga,... [Full Article...]

Newborn found dead under family's porch; mother charged

Newborn found dead under family's porch; mother charged She said she never notified medical personnel or police because she was scared, according to the criminal complaint. She then admitted to moving the infant to the crawlspace. Authorities said the investigation is ongoing as they begin to piece together the chain of events leading up to the baby boy's death. According to police, a newborn baby boy was found in a crawl space around 3 p.m. [Full Article...]

The ugly fact of violence against women; 16 Days of activism begin

The ugly fact of violence against women; 16 Days of activism begin This campaign invites you to raise your voice and share your #metoo experience. Mr Adams emphasised that combating violence against women and girls remained one of their key priorities, pointing out that the NVFI was committed to playing its part in the agenda of eliminating violence against women in Ghana. [Full Article...]

Sen. Tom Cotton: Fire CFPB Employee For Going Rogue Against Trump Nominee

Sen. Tom Cotton: Fire CFPB Employee For Going Rogue Against Trump Nominee Trump , however, announced that Mulvaney, his Office of Management and Budget director, will take over the leadership post instead. "It is my legal opinion that the president possesses the authority to designate an acting director for the bureau", CFPB general counsel Mary McLeod writes in a draft of the memo , obtained by Politico. [Full Article...]

Home sales jump 6.2 percent in October

Home sales jump 6.2 percent in October The sales figures were seasonally adjusted and came to an estimated 685,000, an increase of 6.2 percent (plus or minus 18.0 percent) from September's revised rate of 645,000, and an 18.7 percent increase (plus or minus 23.5 percent) of October's estimate a year prior, which totaled 577,000. [Full Article...]

PM Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro Rail

PM Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro Rail Billed as the largest metro project in the world in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode, the project which was once on the brink of collapse is finally coming to a reality. Citizen of Hyderabad waiting for Hyderabad Metro Rail inauguration event can check the Live updates of HMR Inaguration by PM Modi from here below. [Full Article...]

White House weighs personal mobile phone ban for staff

White House weighs personal mobile phone ban for staff Revelations of the hacking raised concern about worldwide security, as experts considered whether foreign governments could have accessed sensitive data about the United States. During a recent trip to China, all White House staff were issued "burner" devices that would be wiped when they returned. This wouldn't be the first White House administration to institute extra precautions when it com... [Full Article...]

3-year-old girl abducted; AMBER Alert issued

3-year-old girl abducted; AMBER Alert issued Woods is about 2 feet-9 inches tall and 30 pounds. Sheriff Miller of the Onslow County Sheriff's Department said at this point, they aren't sure who has the little girl or exactly what happened. Anyone with information about the abduction is asked to call the Onslow County Sheriff at 910-455-3113 or call 911. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit, and the Camp Lejeune Provost M... [Full Article...]

SC dismisses plea against release of 'Padmavati' outside India

SC dismisses plea against release of 'Padmavati' outside India The court also took "serious note of statements made by persons holding power or high office about the movie" and said it is tantamount to pre-judging it. Sharma is in quest of direction to delete certain objectionable scenes and Content from the movie. The Supreme Court has turned down a request to ban " Padmavati " for the third time this month, and said, in a rebuke to Chief Ministers and oth... [Full Article...]

Oxford Street panic began with fight at tube station, suggest police

Oxford Street panic began with fight at tube station, suggest police The area was packed with shoppers seeking "Black Friday" bargains and several people were injured fleeing the scene, including nine who were taken to hospital, London's Ambulance Service said. BTP said the incident was believed to have started when an altercation erupted between two men on the platform. The panic is also indicative of public worry around a prospective terror attack, after four i... [Full Article...]

Eight donkeys arrested and 'jailed' for destroying crops

Eight donkeys arrested and 'jailed' for destroying crops According to reports, the plants eaten up by the donkeys had cost the jail authorities several lakh rupees. "When I came to know that they are in jail, I sought the help from local BJP leaders to secure their release", owner Kamlesh S. K. Mishra told ANI . The crime committed by the donkeys was that they allegedly ate saplings worth Rs 60,000 planted inside the residential complex of the jail. [Full Article...]

US Navy Poseidon aircraft join search for missing Argentine submarine

US Navy Poseidon aircraft join search for missing Argentine submarine While the ARA San Juan had only a seven day supply of oxygen left when it reported its last position November 15, a navy official said it was still possible the 44 crew members were still alive. "Considering the information on the explosion and the fact that there were no torpedoes on board, meaning that they could not explode, we could assume that an explosion could have happened due to the con... [Full Article...]

Turkey expects Trump to 'keep promise' not to arm Syria Kurds

Turkey expects Trump to 'keep promise' not to arm Syria Kurds The United States plans to reduce military support for groups fighting Daesh in Iraq and Syria but that does not mean Washington will stop all aid to those groups, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday. Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed the future of Syria at the summit. They have said USA troops should leave Syria now that Daes... [Full Article...]

Families of Mumbai Terror Victims Angry at Militant's Release

Families of Mumbai Terror Victims Angry at Militant's Release The US "strongly condemns" his release from house arrest and "calls for his immediate re-arrest and prosecution", Trump's Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement on Saturday. Saeed was designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations under the Security Council Resolution 1267 in December 2008, following the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in which 164 people, including six American... [Full Article...]

Rep. Smith Condemns Terrorist Attack on Muslim Worshipers in Egypt

Rep. Smith Condemns Terrorist Attack on Muslim Worshipers in Egypt A commentator in the Middle East already has figured who to blame for the Egyptian terror attack that killed more than 300 people in a Sinai mosque: Israel and the United States. In Washington the day of the attack, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, USCCB president, said: "Terrorist acts can never be justified in the name of God or any political ideology, and the fact this attack to... [Full Article...]

Bali Airport Closes for Another Day Amid Fears of Further Volcano Eruptions

Bali Airport Closes for Another Day Amid Fears of Further Volcano Eruptions Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said bigger eruptions than those now happening are possible based on the information the disaster agency is receiving from the volcano monitoring centre. The Transportation Ministry initially closed the Ngurah Rai airport on Monday morning for 24 hours, cancelling more than 400 flights and stranding 59,000 travellers. [Full Article...]

High-tech thieves unlock Mercedes without needing the keys

High-tech thieves unlock Mercedes without needing the keys There are a couple of low-tech ways to safeguard against this method, which only targets high-tech security, say experts. Mark Silvester, from the West Midlands Police crime reduction team, advised people on how they could protect their cars against the theft. [Full Article...]

Pokemon GO trainers break Niantic's Global Catch Challenge, 3BN Pokemon caught

Pokemon GO trainers break Niantic's Global Catch Challenge, 3BN Pokemon caught Over the past week, the Pokemon Go community has surpassed each milestone unlocking loads of perks including double XP, 6-hour lures, increased Pokemon spawns, and double stardust. In the Pokemon Go " Global Catch Challenge " players were tasked with collectively hunting down and capturing 500 million of the digital critters within the space of a week. [Full Article...]


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