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  • Donald Trump Accuses Mueller Report Participants of 'Treason'

     

    Source:independent.co.ukDonald Trump has ominously threatened to “turn the tables” on those involved in the Mueller investigation, accusing them of treason and vowing to “bring them to justice”.A day after the department of justice made public a lightly redacted version of the special counsel’s report, that found no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia but did not exonerate him on the issue of obstruction of justice, Mr Trump let fly a succession of angry tweets. One of them cont

  • Student was Doused with Kerosene and Set on Fire at her School

     

    Source:bbc.comNusrat Jahan Rafi was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Bangladesh. Less than two weeks earlier, she had filed a sexual harassment complaint against her headmaster.Her courage in speaking out against sexual assault, her death five days after being set alight and everything that happened in-between has gripped Bangladesh and brought attention to the vulnerability of sexual harassment victims in this conservative South Asian country.Nusrat, who was 19, was from Fe

  • Experimental Ebola Vaccine Is 97.5% Effective

     

    Source:iflscience.comThe second worst Ebola outbreak ever is currently rife in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As of April 16, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports a total of 1,290 cases and 833 deaths.But the WHO also has some good news at this trying time – an experimental Ebola vaccine given to those at risk is 97.5 percent effective, meaning that it’s likely saved thousands of lives.The WHO recently released a preliminary analysis of data from between May 1, 2018, and March

  • North Korea Demands Removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

     

    Source:bbc.comNorth Korea has demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear talks, accusing him of talking nonsense and being reckless.A senior foreign ministry official said that further talks would be lousy if Mr Pompeo was involved, asking that he be replaced by someone more careful.It comes after North Korea said it had tested a new tactical guided weapon.The test is the first since a February summit in Hanoi between the countries' leaders ended without an agreem

  • The UK's Porn Ban will go into Effect in July

     

    Source:independent.co.ukAge restrictions on pornographywill comeinto effect in July, the government has announced.After 15 July, all internet users will be forced to prove themselves to be over 18 or be entirely blocked from seeing adult content.Under the new rules, anycommercial provider of online pornography will have to carry out “robust age-verification checks on users” to ensure they are adults.Those checks could include having internet users enter personal details into a privately owned

  • A Rasher of Bacon a Day 'Ups Cancer Risk'

     

    Source:bbc.comThe latest study led by Oxford University and funded by Cancer Research UK, adds to evidence, including from the World Health Organization, that eating red meat can be harmful.But exactly how big is the risk? And how much is too much?Here's what you need to know.What the study found:Researchers analysed data from almost half a million people involved in the UK Biobank study.Over the six years of their study they found 2,609 people developed bowel cancer.They estimate:Eating thr

  • Man in France Stabs Neighbor 15 Times, Says Wanted to Kill a Jew

     

    Source:timesofisrael.com58-year-old non-Jewish victim repeatedly stabbed in attack said to be similar to two recent anti-Semitic murders in the country.A French policeman standing with his equipment, April 12, 2019. (Christophe SIMON / AFP)A man in northern France said he stabbed his neighbor because he “wanted to kill a Jew.”The attack, first reported on April 8, occurred in Bourdon, a commune in the Somme department in northern France, on April 5, the French-language 20 Minutes news website

  • Today in the World's Biggest One-Day Election

     

    Source time.comVoting is underway in presidential and legislative elections Wednesday in Indonesia, the world’s third-biggest democracy, after a campaign that pitted the moderate incumbent against an ultranationalist former general.The first votes were cast in easternmost provinces after polling booths opened at 7 a.m. followed an hour later by central regions such as Bali and then the capital Jakarta and western provinces. Indonesia, a sprawling archipelago of 17,000 islands, has three time zo

  • Uber Lets Female Drivers Block Male Passengers in Saudi Arabia

     

    Source:buisnessinsider.comUber has launched a new feature for female drivers in Saudi Arabia which lets them block male passengers from hailing their ride.The new Women Preferred View feature came into force in April, after a 2018 Uber survey in Saudi Arabia found 74% of female drivers wouldn't take male passengers.Saudi women gained the right to drive for the first time ever in June 2018, and female Uber drivers have slowly become commonplace in major Saudi cities like Riyadh and Jeddah.The

  • Monkey Punch, Lupin III Author Passes Away at Age of 81

     

    Source:crunchyroll.comIt is with a heavy heart that we report that manga author andLupin IIIcreator Kazuhiko Katou, better known internationally under his pen name Monkey Punch, has passed away at the age of 81.According to reports, Katou succumbed to pneumonia on April 11, 2019.Born in Hamanakka, Hokkaido, Japan on May 26, 1937, Katou began his long career as a manga author in 1965, when his seriesPlayboy Schoolwas published in Futabasha'sManga Storymagazine. His most famous creation,Lupin

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