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Ministers in final push to produce global climate deal rules

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Ministers and negotiators from nearly 200 nations were making a final effort on Friday evening to find consensus on the language and sticking points of a package to implement a landmark agreement to combat climate change. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres and executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Read More

Tormented into a guilty plea? Experts denounce US ‘miscarriage of justice’ in Butina case

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Maria Butina’s only crime is that she is Russian, legal analysts told RT, attacking the US justice system for keeping her in solitary confinement until she admitted guilt to at least one of the many charges brought against her. “This is an utter and total miscarriage of justice,” retired CIA agent and whistleblower John Kiriakou Read More

Ex-lawyer jailed for covering up Trump's 'dirty deeds'

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Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been jailed for three years over hush money payments to two women. He was sentenced in New York for crimes including tax evasion, lying to Congress and arranging illicit payments to silence women who threatened Mr Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016. Prosecutors claimed Cohen paid adult film actress Stormy Read More

Focus on Yellow Vests & ‘systemic’ security failures: What allowed Strasbourg gunman to escape?

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The inaction of the French security services coupled with the fact that French police had squarely focused on the popular Yellow Vests protests allowed the Strasbourg attacker to commit his rampage and flee, analysts believe. The suspect, identified as Cherif Chekatt, 29, was repeatedly convicted not only in France but also in Germany and Switzerland Read More

Focus on protests & ‘systemic’ security failures: What allowed Strasbourg gunman to escape?

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Inaction of the French security services coupled with the fact that police had squarely focused on the popular Yellow Vests protests allowed the Strasbourg attacker to commit his rampage and flee, analysts believe. The suspect, identified as Cherif Chekatt, 29, was repeatedly convicted not only in France but also in Germany and Switzerland over an Read More

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen jailed over payments to women

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Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen is jailed for three years over hush money payments to two women. He was sentenced in New York for crimes including tax evasion, lying to Congress and arranging illicit payments to silence women who threatened Mr Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016. Prosecutors claimed Cohen paid adult film actress Stormy Daniels Read More