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More than 20 killed in tribal violence in Papua New Guinea

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Pregnant women and children are among more than 20 people who have been killed in tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, according to reports. Philip Pimua, a worker from the Department of Health who visited the scene, told Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) he believed eight of those killed were aged between one and 15, and Read More

Leaked doc shows YouTube blacklisted abortion-themed search phrases during 2018 Irish vote

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YouTube has been accused of “injecting” itself into Irish politics after a leaked document revealed that it blacklisted abortion-themed search queries during the nation’s 2018 constitutional referendum. In May 2018, Ireland overwhelmingly voted to abolish constitutional restrictions on abortion. The referendum received considerable media coverage worldwide, and YouTube, along with its parent company, Google, had Read More

US warns Israel of ‘Chinese threat’ as Huawei enters solar power market

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The US has advised Israel to think twice before letting Huawei help develop the country’s solar power infrastructure, right after the Chinese firm was forced to close its energy operations in the United States. Immediately after Huawei Technologies signed a deal with Israeli-based Zing Energy to supply solar inverters for energy farms across the country, Read More

Murder suspect slashes own throat during trial

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By Tom Gillespie, news reporter A man accused of killing and dismembering a 24-year-old woman slashed his neck and fell from his wheelchair during his murder trial. Aubrey Trail and Bailey Boswell have been charged with first-degree murder following the death of Sydney Loofe in 2017. Just before harming himself in court on Monday, Trail Read More

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada’s Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings

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FILE PHOTO: Huawei’s Financial Chief Meng Wanzhou leaves her family home in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo (Reuters) – Lawyers for Huawei’s chief executive officer Meng Wanzhou, who is being detained in Canada on U.S. fraud charges, on Monday urged Canada’s Minister of Justice to reconsider whether to withdraw the Read More

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader’s insider trading guilty plea

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying recent changes in the law meant there were not enough facts to support the plea. FILE Read More

Julian Assange US extradition hearing date set

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A bid by the US to have Julian Assange extradited from Britain to face accusations of hacking and spying will be heard early next year. The date for a full hearing was set by Westminster Magistrates Court on Friday after Home Secretary Sajid Javid agreed to the American request. The 47-year-old Wikileaks founder is serving Read More

US says Iran responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in Gulf of Oman

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Highlights Latest attack escalates rising tensions in Middle East 30% of all seaborne oil transits pass through Strait of Hormuz Iran ‘promised the world’ it would interrupt oil flows: Pompeo The US said Iran is responsible for attacks on two oil tankers Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, with one ship catching fire, sharply escalating Read More

Iran responsible for attack on tankers in Gulf of Oman: US Secretary of State Pompeo

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Washington — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran Thursday for an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, as well as attacks a month earlier on pipelines in Saudi Arabia and on ships in nearby waters off Fujairah. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Read More