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Musicians Support Julian Assange Campaign Christian Eede , April 25th, 2017 12:36

Musicians Support Julian Assange Campaign Christian Eede , April 25th, 2017 12:36 He fears Sweden would extradite him to the United States to face trial for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret U.S. military and diplomatic documents that first gained attention in 2010. The documents showed how the CIA exploits vulnerabilities in popular computer and networking hardware and software to gather intelligence. Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has spoken out about his o... [Full Article...]

Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen Turkey's interior minister said earlier that the operation targeted the network's structure in the police force. Soylu said that the operation was "an important step" towards dismantling the alleged network under Gulen. The referendum bitterly divided Turkey . Turkey crackdown: Has Erdogan gone too far? The government has repeatedly asked the United States to extradite Gulen, who has been ... [Full Article...]

Pyongyang marks 85th Army Day with large-scale military exercise

On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a special meeting of the U.N. Security Council. A North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said those meetings clearly reflected the United States pressure that could "ignite a full-out war" on the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

Twitter Wants To Stream Live Video Programming 24/7

Twitter Wants To Stream Live Video Programming 24/7 However, Noto claims that the service would soon become non-stop and host news, sports, and entertainment programming. It's worth noting that Twitter's 24/7 plans now seem to focus only on US-based content; it'll be interesting to see if the program expands to accommodate users from other countries where the service counts large audiences, including the UK, Canada, Australia, Brazil and German... [Full Article...]

President Trump's Not Changing His Position on the Border Wall

President Trump's Not Changing His Position on the Border Wall A Republican congressional aide said Democrats may agree to some aspects of the border wall, including new surveillance equipment and access roads, estimated to cost around $380 million. Trump has said Mexico will eventually repay the United States for the wall, but the Mexican government has been adamant it will not do so, and Trump has not laid out a plan to compel it. [Full Article...]

Arkansas Executes Inmate After 5-4 Supreme Court Vote

Arkansas Executes Inmate After 5-4 Supreme Court Vote Four of the planned executions have been blocked by the courts , but three more men are scheduled to die over the coming days. But the decision by Arkansas' high court allowed for Lee's execution on Thursday night. A lawyer for Lee, who has maintained his innocence for years, launched a last-minute appeal to halt the execution with a federal court in Little Rock. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says evidence growing Syria chemical attack was staged

Russian Federation says evidence growing Syria chemical attack was staged British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson delivers a speech during a joint press conference with his Greek counterpart on April 6, 2017. Trump and May have agreed that the most recent attack in Syria presents a window for ending Russia's support for the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. [Full Article...]

Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

In divorce documents, he said the teacher used his position of authority to "prey upon her, groom her, and ultimately entice her into running away with him". In her letter, Love said the girl being in his classroom was a violation of the principal's order to him. In documents filed in federal court ahead of the hearing, lawyers said he admitted to switching license plates on his vehicle several ... [Full Article...]

Trump Approval Rating Stands at 51 Percent, Despite Surveys to Contrary

A pass-through isn't taxed under the corporate code. He promised a tax overhaul plan that would give Americans a tax cut bigger than "any tax cut ever". Those individuals who say the USA economy is "getting better" outnumber those who say it's "getting worse", and the two opinions are now separated by the biggest margin in 15 years, according to the poll , which was published Sunday. [Full Article...]

North Korea Conducts Massive Artillery Drills for 85th Anniversary of Military

Earlier: A USA guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea today as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military amid fears of a new nuclear test . Piling onto the global anxiety, North Korea is still detaining a US citizen who attempted to board a flight to China with his wife on Saturday. Underscoring the standoff, high-ranking Trump officials will... [Full Article...]

Israel has detained one million Palestinians since its creation

The hunger strikers' long list of demands includes an end to solitary confinement and administrative detention, a policy where Israel holds prisoners without charge or trial. Israel controls the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, territories it has seized in the 1967 Middle East war, despite worldwide criticism. [Full Article...]

Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses

Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses The poll also contained some positive results for Trump: 96 percent of those who voted for him in the election said they would do it again - higher than the 85 percent of Hillary Clinton voters who said they would support her again. [Full Article...]

USA missile submarine arrives in South Korea

North Korea's military staged a "large-scale artillery drill" around the Wonsan region in the country's east on Tuesday, a statement from the South Korean military said. The North Koreans are warned that tighter sanctions could "deal a heavy blow" to their economy. The Global Times , however, also professed sympathy for North Korea's regime, couching its warnings in the language of friends tr... [Full Article...]

Philippine president says he can be 50 times more brutal than terrorists

Philippine president says he can be 50 times more brutal than terrorists Sabio represents two men who say they were paid assassins for Duterte when he was mayor of Davao City but filed the case on his own. This is the first time that a Philippine leader has been accused of crimes against humanity. With Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte interested in moving away from his country's traditional military alliance with the United States, the annual Balikatan war g... [Full Article...]

USA missile submarine arrives in S.Korea

The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and ships in the strike group accompanying it are continuing to move toward the South Korea region, after completing a short naval exercise with Japanese ships in the Philippine Sea. Pyongyang called the submarine's deployment "undisguised military blackmail". This indicated that North Korea was developing technologies to "cold-launch" ICBMs, ejecting them from... [Full Article...]

US 'Armada' to Reach Korea Later This Week

US Vice President Mike Pence visits the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone between South and North Korea. China is increasingly anxious the situation may spin out of control, leading to war and a chaotic collapse of its isolated and poverty-struck neighbour. [Full Article...]

GOP chairman not expecting infrastructure money in Trump's tax plan

GOP chairman not expecting infrastructure money in Trump's tax plan Mr. Trump also did something in his first 100 days that his predecessor could not bring himself to do in his entire second term: He enforced Obama's red line against Syria's use of chemical weapons. US President Donald Trump on Monday stressed the importance of remembering lessons of the Holocaust, underscoring the need to "remain vigilant against hateful ideologies and indifference". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he hasn't changed his position on border wall

Donald Trump says he hasn't changed his position on border wall The foreign minister said Mexico regarded remittances, which Trump had threatened to go after to pay for the wall, as non-negotiable, saying they could prove a "breaking point" issue in any dialogue that encompassed other matters. The president said, according to tweets from conservative media at the gathering this evening, that his administration could get the funding for the wall this week o... [Full Article...]

Final countdown to Trump's first 100 days

Final countdown to Trump's first 100 days The Trump White House is also troubled by the internal war between alt-right nationalist Stephen Bannon and the president's daughter and her husband Jared Kushner . The ongoing investigations keep alive questions from his critics about the legitimacy of his win, while attempts to fight back have led to unforced errors on the White House's part. [Full Article...]

Korea confirms North Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary

Korea confirms North Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary Beijing banned imports of coal from North Korea in February. In an earlier phone conversation with Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint, as Japan conducted exercises with a USA aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters. [Full Article...]


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