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A High Court in Niger on September 11, 2017 granted provisional release to Ali Soumana, director of publication of a private weekly newspaper, Le Courrier, after more than two months in…
09.22 / 03:20
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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with the Liberia-based Center for Media Studies and Peace Building (CEMESP) is implementing a rapid response intervention aimed at addressing media safety issues before, during and after the 2017 elections in…
09.22 / 03:20
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NASHVILLE – Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover. Grant posted a video message on Facebook on Thursday explaining that doctors had been monitoring several tumors or nodules on her thyroid for years and that she will have half of The post Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
09.22 / 03:07
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Since launching their website, Fala RN, in December 2014, Francisco Costa and Josi Gonçalves have published a series of stories about embezzlement of public funds, nepotism and election fraud involving local …
09.22 / 02:59
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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its appeal to the Spanish authorities not to extradite Hamza Yalçin to Turkey. A Swedish journalist of Turkish origin, Yalçin will complete his 50th day in detention in Spain on 22 September 2…
09.22 / 02:59
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The ongoing Internet shutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal in India completes 3 months this…
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Indonesia's Attorney General's Office rescinded a job notice that barred lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons from…
09.22 / 02:59
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With an eye on the upcoming International Day for the Universal Access to Information, José Peralta shares how an ARTICLE 19 initiative in Mexico is using ATI to ensure that Indigenous women have the power to create the communities they …
09.22 / 02:59
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon. Kim said Trump is "unfit to hold the…
09.22 / 02:54
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Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers…
09.22 / 02:54
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ST. LOUIS – Hundreds of mostly white protesters gathered Thursday evening in downtown St. Louis and marched, chanting “white silence is violence.” Organizers called for the “White Allies Only” rally, which began at Kiener Plaza. The demonstration is the latest of several since Friday, when a judge acquitted former police officer Jason Stockley, who is The post ‘White allies’ protest of police shooting leads to stadium appeared first on The…
09.22 / 01:43
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Justin Trudeau avoided being drawn into the tit-for-tat threats between the leaders of the U.S. and North…
09.22 / 01:24
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Frida is a seasoned first-responder, being part of a military unit that's been deployed to several disaster…
09.22 / 01:02
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NEW YORK – A demonstrator who got up and shouted “Terrorist!” at Turkey’s president during a speech at a hotel on Thursday was grabbed by bodyguards and rushed out of the hall as others in the emotional crowd pushed, shoved and shouted. It happened at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square while Turkish President The post Protesters ejected from Turkish president’s New York speech appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
09.22 / 00:37
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BUNIA, Congo – She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old Congolese girl found refuge in a camp protected by United Nations peacekeepers. The camp should have been safe the day she was raped. A delegation from the U.N. was paying a visit, and her grandmother had left her in charge of The post UN Peacekeepers: Congo leads world in sex abuse allegations appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
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Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the true dangers of the…
09.22 / 00:19
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PITTSBURGH – One of five police officers involved in a violent arrest recorded by a bystander and posted online has been assigned to desk duty, and the man he punched during the arrest says he was just trying to help police make another arrest. Officer Andrew Jacobs will be on desk duty until the city The post Officer on desk after violent arrest of man ‘trying to help’ appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
09.22 / 00:16
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NEW YORK – A demonstrator who got up and shouted, “Terrorist!” at Turkey’s president during a speech at a New York hotel Thursday was grabbed by bodyguards and rushed out of the hall as others in the emotional crowd pushed, shoved and shouted. The incident happened at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square while The post Protesters ejected from NYC speech by Turkey’s president appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
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WICHITA, Kan. – A man accused of shooting a Kansas Department of Revenue agent has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. Ricky Wirths made his first appearance in court Thursday. He’s charged in Tuesday’s shooting of tax agent Cortney Holloway at a Wichita office. Revenue officials say Wirths owes almost $400,000 in taxes and the The post Man charged with attempted murder of Kansas tax agent appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
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FLINT, Mich. – A former Michigan health official testified Thursday that he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint’s water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Tim Becker, who was deputy director at the Department of Health and Human Services, acknowledged that the agency could have issued a The post Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water case appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
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