October 19, 2018

Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg – BBC News

BBC NewsFacebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick CleggBBC NewsFacebook has hired former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg as head of its global affairs and communications team. The 51-year-old politician was leader of the Liberal Democrats and forme...
October 19, 2018

Briton faces jail for spraying ‘Scouser Lee’ on Thai gate – BBC News


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Briton faces jail for spraying 'Scouser Lee' on Thai gate
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A British tourist accused of spray painting his name on a historic landmark in Thailand could face 10 years in prison. Local police said Lee Furlong, 23, from Liverpool, has admitted defacing Tha Phae Gate in the city of Chiang Mai. Video appears to ...
British backpacker who drunkenly graffitied 'Scousse Lee' on 13th century Thai fortress faces 10 years in jailTelegraph.co.uk

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October 19, 2018

US Navy helicopter crashes on board USS Ronald Reagan – CNN

CNNUS Navy helicopter crashes on board USS Ronald ReaganCNNSailors spell out #USA with the American flag on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Persian Gulf in late June 2015. When the Roosevelt leaves the...
October 19, 2018

Britain Releases Anjem Choudary, Radical Islamist Preacher, Under Strict Controls – New York Times


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Britain Releases Anjem Choudary, Radical Islamist Preacher, Under Strict Controls
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LONDON — A radical Islamist preacher convicted in 2016 of inspiring support for the Islamic State and described by a British prison official as “genuinely dangerous” to public safety was released from jail on Friday under strict controls on his ...
Anjem Choudary released as UK's most dangerous hate preacher now deemed 'MORE EXTREME'Express.co.uk
The way to stop extremists like Anjem Choudary is through reintegration, not lifelong imprisonmentThe Independent
Anjem Choudary, notorious Islamist hate preacher, a free man after release from prisonTelegraph.co.uk

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October 19, 2018

Detained American Graduate Student Allowed To Study In Israel, Court Rules – NPR


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Detained American Graduate Student Allowed To Study In Israel, Court Rules
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An American graduate student will be allowed to study in Israel after Israel's Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling barring her from entering the country over her past involvement in a boycott movement. Lara Alqasem, 22, of Florida, had been ...
Court permits US student to enter Israel, despite attempt to ban her over BDS tiesWashington Post
Israel Can't Deport US Student Over Past Support for BoycottNew York Times
American Student Wins Appeal to Enter IsraelInside Higher Ed
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October 19, 2018

Najib’s Former Deputy Charged as Malaysia Graft Probes Bite – Wall Street Journal


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Najib's Former Deputy Charged as Malaysia Graft Probes Bite
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia charged a former deputy prime minister with breaking money-laundering and corruption laws as Mahathir Mohamad's government steps up investigations into graft allegations plaguing the former administration.
Malaysia's former deputy PM charged in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in elections this yearKSL.com

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October 19, 2018

Putin Hails Sunset of US Global Domination Due To Mounting ‘Mistakes’ – HuffPost


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Putin Hails Sunset of US Global Domination Due To Mounting 'Mistakes'
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gloated Thursday about what he sees as the end of the United States' world dominance due to growing “mistakes.” Putin also claimed America holds “some responsibility” for the disappearance of Washington Post columnist ...
In a fiery warning to rivals, Putin says any country that nukes Russia will 'drop dead'Business Insider
Putin, Less Isolated and Emboldened, Vows to Wait out the WestBloomberg
Russia Wants US to Admit 'Nobody Can Win a Nuclear War'Newsweek
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October 18, 2018

Brazil: Bolsonaro Allies Using WhatsApp To Spread Fake News – The Inquisitr


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Brazil: Bolsonaro Allies Using WhatsApp To Spread Fake News
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As the Inquisitr previously reported, far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is heading toward victory in Brazil. Bolsonaro obtained 46.7 percent of the votes in the first round vote, while leftist Fernando Haddad got only 28.37 percent. While ...
Brazil swings toward TrumpismThe Hill
This Man Is Playing a Big Role in Brazil's Election—and He Isn't Even on the BallotBloomberg
Brazil Election Polls 2018: Where Jair Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad Stand 10 Days Before Final VoteNewsweek
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October 18, 2018

Court permits US student to enter Israel, despite attempt to ban her over BDS ties – Washington Post


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Court permits US student to enter Israel, despite attempt to ban her over BDS ties
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JERUSALEM — An American student held for two weeks at an Israeli border detention facility, on the basis of a law barring foreign nationals actively involved in promoting a boycott of Israel, was permitted to enter the country Thursday after the ...
Israel's high court orders release of detained US studentThe Hill (blog)
Who Is Lara Alqasem? US Student Must Be Freed and Allowed to Enter Israel, Supreme Court Says In Landmark ...Newsweek
Israel's Supreme Court Grants Lara Alqasem's Appeal; She Will Be Allowed to Enter the CountryHaaretz

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October 18, 2018

In Japan, A Strange Sight: Cherry Blossoms Blooming In The Fall – NPR


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In Japan, A Strange Sight: Cherry Blossoms Blooming In The Fall
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In Japan, the springtime bloom of cherry blossoms is an annual rite of celebration, accompanied by picnics and parties under the flowering canopy. But this week, an odd thing happened: Some of the trees bloomed again. In autumn. Japanese broadcaster ...
Confused by typhoons, Japan's cherry blossoms are blooming in autumnQuartz
Typhoons cause Japan's famed cherry blossoms to bloom earlyCNN
Japan's Cherry Blossoms (Some of Them) Appear Months EarlyNew York Times
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