• Danish citizen jailed under new Malaysian anti-fake news law

    Danish citizen jailed under new Malaysian anti-fake news law

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    A clip of the video played in court, which lasted nearly two minutes, showed Sulaiman speaking in Arabic and complaining about what he claimed was the slow response of the police and ambulance service after the shooting. Fadi al-Batsh, said to be a rocket-making expert, was on his way to dawn prayers on April 21 and was assassinated by motorbike-riding gunmen. The "fake news" law has sparked concerns from journalists and human rights groups that it will be used to suppress media criticism ...
  • Early voting underway here

    Early voting underway here

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    In a little over a week, we go to the polls for the May 8 primary, but the expected turnout is nothing to brag about. Example - Carter County where there's a heated face for County Mayor. Meanwhile, voting will continue this week at the central elections office as well. For problems with or questions about voting, call the Hamilton County Election Commission at 423-493-5100.
  • World Labour Day tomorrow

    World Labour Day tomorrow

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    During industrialization in beginning of the 19th Century, the industrialists used to exploit the labour class and made them work up to 15 hours a day. An unidentified person threw a bomb at the police, leading to gunfire and the death of policemen and four civilians. This incident is known as the Haymarket affair or the Haymarket Massacre, named after the area where the incident occurred.
  • Drug Take-Back Sees Third Highest Collection in 8 Years

    Drug Take-Back Sees Third Highest Collection in 8 Years

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    Brown County authorities saw an increased response to this weekend's drug take-back event. Lindsay Jakovljevic, a local pharmacist, says "Whether it's risky drugs or not it's still more safe to get rid of all of them, instead of just taking the chance and keeping it, ya know just in case one day you might need it".
  • John McCain Says He Won't Return To Senate For Another Term

    John McCain Says He Won't Return To Senate For Another Term

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    During the last election, most political observers assumed that McCain's sixth term in office would be his last even though he never formally announced that until now. He was discharged from the hospital last week after undergoing surgery for an intestinal infection . McCain said his battle with cancer meant he could now freely speak his mind about the current political climate, especially given this would be his last term.
  • Twin blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 26, including nine journalists

    Twin blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 26, including nine journalists

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    File photo of Agence France-Presse ( AFP ) chief photographer Shah Marai . The Afghan Journalist Safety Committee, a local group, strongly condemned the bombings. In November, gunmen and suicide bombers attacked an Afghan television station . In all, at least 25 people were killed in the twin suicide bombings in the capital, Kabul.
  • Dominican Republic shifts diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing

    Dominican Republic shifts diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing

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    MOFA will call off all the cooperative projects and assistance run by Taiwan's officials and technical teams in the Dominican Republic, and the closure of the country's embassy will be determined later, according to the minister. Vargas' Chinese counterpart, Wang, emphasized that the Dominican Republic "has the largest economy" in Central America and the Caribbean and that it also carries "great influence" in the region.
  • Trump suggests DMZ for 'big event' with Kim

    Trump suggests DMZ for 'big event' with Kim

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    Kim could offer more disarmament concessions during his meeting with Trump, expected in May or June, but it's unclear what specific steps he would take. "With all of the failed "experts" weighing in, does anybody really believe that talks and dialogue would be going on between North and South Korea right now if I wasn't firm, strong and willing to commit our total "might" against the North", he wrote on Twitter in January.
  • Cat on the lam in JFK finally caught

    Cat on the lam in JFK finally caught

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    Saturday. Pepper immediately reacted to Tang's voice as police say she called her by her Mandarin name Dai Meng . The cat bolted, jumping onto the check-in counter, then leaping onto the low roof above the counter and disappearing. Pepper's harrowing adventure began on April 20th, when her owner, who was relocating from NJ to China for work, was checking in for her flight. "We couldn't have done it without all the workers at the airport that spotted her through the week", said Juman.
  • Iran's judiciary bans using Telegram app

    Iran's judiciary bans using Telegram app

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    It further noted that the court ruling against the Telegram was also issued because the application has been founded by foreign investments and operates with disregard to the rules and regulations of the Islamic Republic of Iran, illegally entering into Iran's cyberspace.
  • Trump Suggests Meeting With Kim Jong-un On Korean Border

    Trump Suggests Meeting With Kim Jong-un On Korean Border

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    South Korean presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom added: "Moon told Trump that Kim said he and Trump would get along with each other, and Trump said he was looking forward to talks with Kim and there would be a very good result". He did not elaborate on the outcome of that discussion. Kim Dae-jung championed the so-called Sunshine policy of engagement with North Korea, and won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize after engineering the first inter-Korean summit with former North Korean leader Kim ...
  • Donald Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korea's President

    Donald Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korea's President

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday played down the prospect of winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his historic summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un , saying Donald Trump can have it instead. North Korea had also halted such broadcasting in response, according to the ministry. It will begin removing the speakers on Tuesday. The summit comes amid some skepticism that Kim can be taken at his work for the promises he's made recently.
  • Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charges

    Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charges

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    Cardinal Pell, aged 76, who denies all the charges, is now Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy for the Vatican, although he has been on leave since last summer. A number of choir members, pool attendees and the cinema's projectionist were called to give evidence. At one point, his barrister Robert Richter accused Wallington of being biased towards the prosecutors, and said the case should be thrown out as the complainants were unreliable and not credible.
  • (ADP): Keep Your Eyes on Technology Stock

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    Schmidt P J Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Automatic Data Processing Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $52.43B market cap company. They expect $1.44 EPS, up 9.92% or $0.13 from last year's $1.31 per share. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 1.63 million shs. Saybrook Nc invested 3.74% of its capital in Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
  • Body of child swept away by wave recovered in Outer Banks

    Body of child swept away by wave recovered in Outer Banks

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    Monday, approximately 34 miles from where he was reported missing. "Wesley's family has been notified and are making arrangements for him to be transported back to New Hampshire", Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel C. From WSOCTV: A heart-shaped seashell memorial remains on a Kitty Hawk beach . Kitty Hawk resident Megan Rubino described the accident as unimaginable to any parent.
  • If Dems win in 2018 midterms, they'll impeach me

    If Dems win in 2018 midterms, they'll impeach me

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    I didn't leave the Republican Party. MSNBC host Joy Reid asked about Trump's latest comments at a rally criticizing Waters' impeachment stance, and the congresswoman embraced her status as one of the president's most strident critics. And though he's been rumored to be pursuing an independent candidacy, he told CNN earlier this month that it was unlikely. However, House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTrump: If Dems win in 2018 midterms, they'll impeach me ...
  • If Dems win in 2018 midterms, they'll impeach me

    If Dems win in 2018 midterms, they'll impeach me

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    I didn't leave the Republican Party. MSNBC host Joy Reid asked about Trump's latest comments at a rally criticizing Waters' impeachment stance, and the congresswoman embraced her status as one of the president's most strident critics. And though he's been rumored to be pursuing an independent candidacy, he told CNN earlier this month that it was unlikely. However, House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTrump: If Dems win in 2018 midterms, they'll impeach me ...