• China considers three-year jail term for insulting national anthem

    China considers three-year jail term for insulting national anthem

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    President Xi Jinping, looking to protect China from both internal and external threats, initiated a "sweeping crackdown on dissent and free speech" in 2013, the news agency reported. The National Anthem Law, which went into effect on October 1, will be included in an annex of Hong Kong's Basic Law, or mini constitution, though it's not clear if that will include three-year jail terms.
  • What Will Happen To Manafort's Carroll Gardens Brownstone?

    What Will Happen To Manafort's Carroll Gardens Brownstone?

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    He allegedly wrote to his tax preparer weeks before receiving those funds that the influx of cash would allow him to pay off a separate mortgage in full, and Manafort ultimately used hundreds of thousands of dollars from the construction loan to make a down payment on a separate property in California, according to the indictment .
  • Trump is pissed off at Jared Kushner over Mueller mess

    Trump is pissed off at Jared Kushner over Mueller mess

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    Mueller's team will also want to glean information from Hicks about whether or not the president obstructed justice when he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . His erratic behavior on Twitter, his attempts to end the free press in America, and his daily outbursts, in general, have led to calls for Congress to enact the 25th amendment which could oust President Trump by proving he is unfit to hold office.
  • CIA Releases New Osama bin Laden Documents, Including the Terrorist Mastermind's Journal

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    The collection also includes some of the terrorist's personal effects, include video footage of his son Hamza bin Laden's wedding. "The group has failed to execute another 9/11-style attack inside the U.S., despite bin Laden's continued desire to bring mass terror to America's shores", Joscelyn and Roggio observed in the introduction to their report, "but al Qaeda has adapted and in some ways grown, spreading its insurgency footprint in countries where it had little to no capacity for ...
  • Bhutanese royal family to visit India

    Bhutanese royal family to visit India

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    President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that the standing together of India and Bhutan during the Doklam standoff with China was a "clear testimony" of the friendship between the two neighbouring nations. While Indian officials had said the Indian troops went into Doklam at the request of the Royal Bhutanese Army, Bhutan's government has never said so officially.
  • Gas prices on the rise in IL

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    That forced refiners to push back other maintenance to focus on hurricane related repairs, and are now limiting refinery output in an attempt to catch up on delayed maintenance. Instead, prices are increasing rapidly and within a few days, DeHaan expects them to peak around $3 in MI. GasBuddy is a leader in crowd-sourced information for, real-time fuel prices at more than 140,000 gas stations in the U.S, Canada and Australia.
  • Mom Charged With Tying Child To Van Roof

    Mom Charged With Tying Child To Van Roof

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    The complaint obtained by FOX6 said the 28-year-old eventually pulled over and took her son off the roof, folded the pool up and put it into the van before pulling into her sister's driveway. She stated that she had her son riding on top of the minivan for only a short period of time, maybe 20-30 seconds, because she "had no way to strap the pool down".
  • Multiple Deaths Reported After Incident in Lower Manhattan

    Multiple Deaths Reported After Incident in Lower Manhattan

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    According to multiple sources, the alleged attacker shouted "God is Great!" in Arabic during the attack on pedestrians and cyclists. UPDATE (5:00 p.m. Police said the vehicle entered the cycle path on West Street a few streets from the World Trade Centre memorial and struck at least 15 people, leaving mangled bicycles behind.
  • Arcadia police warn parents after needles discovered in Halloween candy

    Arcadia police warn parents after needles discovered in Halloween candy

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    She found nails in three Kit Kat candy bars, police say . The mother said the 11-year-old boy had returned from trick-or-treating and she inspected his candy. Police were contacted late Tuesday night after a parent noticed a sealed, clear plastic package of candy in their child's Halloween bag had been punctured and one of the pieces of candy had a slightly different colour.
  • Blow-by-blow account of the New York City Terror Attack

    Blow-by-blow account of the New York City Terror Attack

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    Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, and Police Commissioner James O'Neill. "I think we are here to talk about this situation, the facts, and no one up here wants to politicize any of this". Cuomo and de Blasio were asked whether they had received a call during a press conference almost 21 hours after the deadliest terrorist attack in New York City since the September 11, 2001 attacks.
  • UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigns amid Westminster sex scandal

    UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigns amid Westminster sex scandal

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    Announcing his decision, Fallon said: 'In the past I have fallen below the high standards that we require of the armed forces that I have the honour to represent'. But his sudden resignation tonight comes as a surprise given that the journalist, Julia Hartley-Brewer, said she did not regard herself as a victim of harassment or assault.