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Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence: lawyers

57 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe and nine of his followers convicted for 'terrorism and secession', says government lawyer.
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Chinese state media broadcast a rap remix of Trump telling people to let China deal with the Hong Kong protests, in a cringeworthy attempt to undermine activists

Chinese state media broadcast a rap remix of Trump telling people to let China deal with the Hong Kong protests, in a cringeworthy attempt to undermine activists

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Chinese state media broadcast a rap condemning the Hong Kong protests, which remixed President Donald Trump telling outsiders to steer clear of the situation. CGTN, The...
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Bosnia's bid to form a new govt fails over divisions on NATO

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - The three members of Bosnia's multi-ethnic presidency have failed to break a deadlock on forming a new government more than ten months after the...
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The Tactical Brilliance of Hong Kong's Protestors

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Since Hong Kong's momentous anti-extradition bill protest on June 9th, tensions between the protesters and the authorities have continued to escalate. The demonstration on...
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Iraq: 31 unidentified bodies found buried in Karbala

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Human rights groups accuse the government of covering up possible sectarian violence.
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Poland PM seeks answers over online hate campaign allegation

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

Poland's prime minister is demanding explanations and the opposition is calling for the dismissal of the justice minister and his deputy after a media report said the justice...
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An Insider Takes Aim at Corporate America's ‘Elite Charade'

An Insider Takes Aim at Corporate America's ‘Elite Charade'

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The setting is ironic for a late-afternoon cocktail with Anand Giridharadas, the self-appointed scourge of well-meaning plutocrats everywhere. The author of the biting 2018...
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Amazon is about to be clobbered with a big new tax, and its first instinct is to slam third-party sellers with higher costs

Amazon is about to be clobbered with a big new tax, and its first instinct is to slam third-party sellers with higher costs

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon said it is going to raise fees for its third-party sellers in France by 3% after being hit by the new digital services tax in the country. The new tax was approved by...
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Industrial Policy Isn't Boring. It's Big, and It Has United the Left and Right

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Many Republicans and Democrats agree: Governments should intervene to help the industries and technologies of the future.
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Hong Kong activists showed up to clean up a train station after violent clashes there with police

Hong Kong activists showed up to clean up a train station after violent clashes there with police

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Activists in Hong Kong appeared Monday at the scene of violent clashes between police and protesters, armed with supplies to clean the place up. On Wednesday evening, police...
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Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

New court filings show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. Read more ...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US missile test, says deputy FM

Russia will not fall for US “provocations” and be dragged into an “expensive arms race,” a senior diplomat said. Washington had earlier test-fired a cruise missile that was... Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling without permission

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships traveling in Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use... Read more ...

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew "more than 500 kilometers" - a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped... Read more ...

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

A man claiming to be a former military police officer has taken the passengers of a bus hostage on a bridge in Brazil. Armed police have surrounded the vehicle and begun... Read more ...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office is seeking more information about reports that a Hong Kong staff member has been detained in mainland China. “We are concerned by reports that a member... Read more ...

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. Read more ...