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      AP Explains: Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden’s son
      Oct29

      AP Explains: Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden’s son

      WASHINGTON — Looking to undermine Democratic rival Joe Biden, President Donald Trump’s campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack: unverified allegations about Biden’s son and his foreign business ties. But reporting in the New York Post, and the emergence of a man who says he worked with Hunter Biden, have raised more questions...

      Afghan National Arrested in ’08 Kidnapping of US Journalist, Two Others
      Oct29

      Afghan National Arrested in ’08 Kidnapping of US Journalist, Two Others

      An Afghan man has been arrested and charged in the November 2008 kidnapping of a New York Times journalist and two others, according to a news release from the Department of Justice.Haji Najibullah is charged with six counts, according to the news release: “hostage taking, conspiracy to commit hostage taking, kidnapping, conspiracy to commit...

      U.S. charges Afghan man with kidnapping former NYT reporter
      Oct28

      U.S. charges Afghan man with kidnapping former NYT reporter

      Haji Najibullah was arrested in Ukraine and will appear in a Manhattan court on Wednesday afternoon. …read more Source::...

      Ukraine’s Top Court Deals Critical Blow To Anti-Corruption Agency
      Oct28

      Ukraine’s Top Court Deals Critical Blow To Anti-Corruption Agency

      Ukraine’s Constitutional Court has stripped the country’s anti-corruption agency of some of its critical powers. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Belarus minister says police could use guns during protests
      Oct28

      Belarus minister says police could use guns during protests

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The interior minister of Belarus warned that authorities wouldn’t hesitate to approve the use of live ammunition on protesters if it’s necessary to quash more than 2 1/2 months of demonstrations against the reelection of the country’s authoritarian president. In a YouTube interview released Wednesday,...

      Drone Diplomacy: Ukraine’s Plan To Build Turkish Drones
      Oct28

      Drone Diplomacy: Ukraine’s Plan To Build Turkish Drones

      Ukraine says it plans to buy more than 40 military drones from Turkey and wants to establish a large-scale assembly plant to build the unmanned combat aircraft. It comes as the two countries signed military cooperation agreements on October 16, deepening their defense partnership, which is seen as an effort to counterbalance Russia’s...

      VIDEO: Ted Cruz rips Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over New York Post censorship
      Oct28

      VIDEO: Ted Cruz rips Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over New York Post censorship

      Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday grilled Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s censorship of the New York Post at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on tech companies and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. At the hearing, the CEOs of Twitter, Google, and Facebook testified on whether Big Tech’s immunity from lawsuits...

      Change of plea scheduled in Rudy Giuliani-related case
      Oct28

      Change of plea scheduled in Rudy Giuliani-related case

      NEW YORK — A change-of-plea hearing is set for Thursday for a man charged with conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers, to make illegal campaign contributions. The hearing for David Correia, scheduled to occur by video, was announced in a filing Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. If it occurs...

      For Filipino Journalists, Local Politics Can Be a Dangerous Beat
      Oct28

      For Filipino Journalists, Local Politics Can Be a Dangerous Beat

      The phone calls came to his newsroom and his home. The person on the line told whoever answered that Joe Torres should “take care.” But the threats didn’t stop there. Armed men would follow the veteran Filipino journalist and “really show themselves.” Once, someone fired shots outside Torres’ house.   At the time, Torres was covering...

      The Press Is Giving Trump a Free Pass, Again
      Oct28

      The Press Is Giving Trump a Free Pass, Again

      You can teach old journalists the occasional new trick, but two? Forget it.The 2016 election persuaded the press to avoid publicly presuming that Donald Trump will lose and the Democrat will win. The very cautious news coverage about Joe Biden’s chances, despite his formidable advantage in polls, makes this plain.But even though reporters...