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July 30, 2017 3:30 PM Australian police say they’ve thwarted elaborate terrorist plot to bomb an airplane

Australian authorities said they thwarted an elaborate “Islamic-inspired” terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men during raids in four suburbs outside Sydney. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the developments in what he called “a major joint counterterrorism operation” during a news conference Saturday. Investigators have released 20

July 29, 2017 6:31 AM Speaker to haul police chiefs to Parliament over Minority "harassment"

The Speaker of Parliament has vowed to haul before the House the appropriate officials to explain why some MPs are being “harassed.” Prof Mike Ocquaye said by law and by Parliament's Standing Orders, MPs must be treated with some level of decorum even when they are deemed to have committed any offence. Quoting portions of the Standing Orders he said MPs are not to be arrested 28

July 28, 2017 12:20 AM Deaths in Venezuela unrest hit 102 as polarizing vote nears

CARACAS, Venezuela — Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from nearly four months of unrest above 100 Thursday. Most of the dead in anti-government protests that began in early April have been young 16

July 21, 2017 5:07 PM Sean Spicer resigns as Trump spokesman in latest White House shakeup

State Department to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea The State Department said Friday it will prohibit U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea starting late next month, citing the risk of arrest and imprisonment by the authoritarian regime. The move follows the death of an American student last month who was imprisoned for nearly 18 months 29

July 18, 2017 7:33 PM Jailing of six rights activists in Turkey a ‘crushing blow’: Amnesty Add to ..

A Turkish court on Tuesday jailed Amnesty International’s Turkey director and five other human rights activists pending trial for allegedly aiding an armed terror group — making them the latest suspects in a massive government crackdown initially launched against alleged supporters of last year’s failed coup but has since broadened to include government 23

July 17, 2017 4:45 PM Nigerian Army warns over 2 new strategies adopted by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has issued a warning to citizens of the country saying the Boko Haram terrorists have adopted a new strategy. The new disclosure, according to Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, the deputy director in charge of public relations at the Theatre Command, followed information relating to recent arrests of some of the terrorists. “Following regular 33

July 17, 2017 8:59 AM Lapaz shooting: 6 Nigerians, 9 others arrested

The Accra Regional Police Command has arrested 15 people suspected to have been variously involved in the shooting incident at Lapaz that led to the death of a policeman and caused injury to another. The suspects include six Nigerians, eight Ghanaians and a 27-year-old female trader, Charity Otuboa. The Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner 28

July 17, 2017 4:32 AM Venezuela opposition says 7 million vote in anti-Maduro poll

CARACAS (Reuters) - More than 7 million Venezuelans voted in Sunday's unofficial referendum held by the opposition to heap pressure on President Nicolas Maduro and repudiate his plan to rewrite the OPEC nation's constitution, monitors said. The symbolic plebiscite was aimed at denting Maduro's legitimacy further amid a crippling economic crisis that has left millions 63

July 11, 2017 10:53 AM The many talents of Donald Trump Jr.’s attorney, a Juilliard-trained trombonist and lawyer for mobsters

The case that helped put attorney Alan Futerfas on the map was full of bloodshed, backstabbing and secrecy, like a Mafia movie that played out in real life in a Brooklyn courthouse. The year was 1994, and Futerfas, a young defense lawyer, was representing clients accused of participating in a brutal power struggle within the Colombo crime family that left ten people 34

July 10, 2017 11:00 PM In Doral ‘freedom rally’, Scott promises to crack down on Venezuelan government

Gov. Rick Scott, appearing in Doral on Monday at a rally against the government of Venezuela, said he plans to move ahead with a proposal that would ban any organization that does business with the Nicolás Maduro regime from doing business with the state of Florida. The governor did not explain how such a ban would work or what companies it would affect 8