Nicaragua deports reporter who covered anti-Ortega protests

Austrian-American Carl David Goette-Luciak had reported on unrest since April An Austrian-American reporter who has been covering Nicaraguas political upheaval for outlets including the Guardian and the Washington Post has been deported, his father has confirmed. Nicaraguan law enforcement officials took Carl David Goette-Luciak from his home in Managuas Centroamrica…

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Kavanaugh v Ford: the parading of sexual assault victims has to end | Catherine Bennett

The Senate hearing resembled nothing so much as a 17th-century rape trial. Lets hope the grotesque spectacle enhances justice Had it been a rehearsal, not the final hearing, notes for Rachel Mitchell would have gone over and, sparing us all, dabbed his nose for him. As for Trumps verdict, on…

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‘We believe survivors’: BrettKavanaugh.com becomes resource for sexual assault victims

The site is not a professional homepage set up by the newly appointed supreme court justice; it is, instead, a page dedicated to helping sexual assault survivors If you were to navigate your browser to BrettKavanaugh.com for some reason, you might expect to find a professional homepage set up by…

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Russia main suspect behind illnesses of US staff in Cuba and China report

US suspects mystery ailments caused by electromagnetic weapons but this analysis questioned by neurologists and physicists Russia is the main suspect in US agencies investigation of mysterious illnesses in American personnel in Cuba and China, NBC News reported on Tuesday. Evidence from communications intercepts has pointed to Moscows involvement during…

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‘All the time in the world’: Trump says no rush for North Korea to denuclearise

Relaxed tone marks change from claims that earlier summit with Kim Jong-un would lead to rapid disarmament Donald Trump has said he is in no rush for North Korea to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, noting that missile testing had stopped while sanctions on Pyongyang had not been relaxed. Ive got…

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Irish activists pledge to protest against Donald Trump visit

Politicians urge public to send a clear signal to the American people during US presidents November trip Politicians and activists in Ireland have pledged to protest against Donald Trump when he visits in November. On Friday, the Solidarity People Before Profit all pledged to organise protests surrounding the visit, within…

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Hot Cheetos are getting their own biopic, but might land you in hospital

The super-spicy snack, set to get its own origin-story film, has been blamed for a teenagers emergency gallbladder surgery A teenager in Memphis, Tennessee, recently had her gallbladder removed, and her love of hot chips may be to blame. Rene Craighead, 17, ate around four bags of Flamin Hot Cheetos…

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Seriously ill Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder and Jesse Jackson

Singers nephew says family and friends trying to keep her spirits up as she receives hospice care at home Stevie Wonder and Jesse Jackson are among those to visit the seriously ill soul singer Aretha Franklin, who is close to the end of her life and receiving hospice care at…

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