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‘How do they sleep?’ Roger Waters calls out US, UK & France over ‘faked’ Douma chemical attack

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Citing newly leaked OPCW documents casting doubt on the April 2018 ‘chemical attack’ that triggered a bombing of Syria, rock star Roger Waters is calling out everyone who believed in the ‘murderous fairytale’ of the White Helmets. US, UK and France launched air strikes against Syria in April last year, after an alleged chemical attack Read More

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case – sources

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving Medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters. A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Read More

Jeremy Kyle did not kill anyone & poor people can decide for themselves if they want to go on TV

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The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show is a typical British middle-class moral panic that treats working-class people as children – too stupid to even be allowed to participate in (or watch!) a daytime TV program. Having looked down on what is a parochial watered-down Jerry Springer Show clone for its entire 14 year run, Read More

U.S. says Huawei lawyer’s prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts

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(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole’s prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. prosecutors said in a filing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a Read More

U.S. says Huawei lawyer’s prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts

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(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole’s prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. prosecutors said in a filing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a Read More

Should the BBC have fired Danny Baker even if it believed he was ‘unintentionally racist’?

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With sensitivity to perceived racism growing all the time, how important should intent be when society punishes someone for stepping over the line? On Wednesday, BBC radio presenter and comedian Danny Baker posted a black-and-white retro photo meme that showed a chimp accompanied by two well-dressed chaperones, with the caption “Royal baby leaves the hospital.” Read More

‘Bravo’: Twitter delights as Christian woman released from Pakistan blasphemy case travels to Canada

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Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan, has flown to Canada to be reunited with her family. The news was welcomed on Twitter, with users posting messages of support and delight. “It is a big day,” Bibi’s lawyer Saiful Malook said. “Justice has been dispensed.” . Read More

‘I love him. He’s innocent’ – Pamela Anderson visits Assange

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Pamela Anderson has said it was “very difficult” to see her friend and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a high-security prison. The former Baywatch star was accompanied on the visit to Belmarsh prison in south east London by WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson. “I love him, I can’t imagine what he has been going through,” she Read More

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison

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By Siobhan Robbins, south east Asia correspondent Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, were arrested in December 2017 and last September were sentenced to seven Read More

Journalists freed from prison in Myanmar

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By Siobhan Robbins, south east Asia correspondent Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been freed. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, spent more than 500 days behind bars following their arrest in December 2017. Convicted of breaking a colonial-era Official Secrets Act, the pair Read More