• French Sec. of State Would Consider Asylum for Julian Assange

    French Sec. of State Would Consider Asylum for Julian Assange

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    On Thursday, UK police finally arrested him at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London , where he has spent the last seven years. But within 60 days from Thursday, when British police bundled Assange out of the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he had taken refuge seven years ago, USA authorities must submit a formal request outlining all the legal charges Assange would face if he is transferred into US custody.
  • Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry

    Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry

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    The letter, co-ordinated by Labour MPs Jess Phillips and Stella Creasy and signed by cross-party members and peers, reads: "We do not presume guilt, of course, but we believe due process should be followed and the [Swedish] complainant should see justice be done".
  • DEVELOPING: IRS, DOJ to File 36-Count Indictment Against Michael Avenatti

    DEVELOPING: IRS, DOJ to File 36-Count Indictment Against Michael Avenatti

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    A news conference concerning the indictment in Los Angeles is scheduled for Thursday with federal prosecutors and Internal Revenue Service officials. The exact amount of Avenatti's alleged embezzlement from the five clients is unclear, because clients typically must use a portion of their settlement funds to pay their lawyers' fees and expenses.
  • Julian Assange arrested: WikiLeaks founder arrested in London

    Julian Assange arrested: WikiLeaks founder arrested in London

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    Ecuador's president said his government withdrew asylum status for Assange nearly seven years after he sought refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London , citing "repeated violations of global conventions and daily-life protocols". Assange, 47, was arrested by British police on Thursday , paving the way for possible extradition to the United States. Moreno has said, however, that he asked that Assange not be extradited to a country with the death penalty.
  • Average voter turnout till 11 am for Lok Sabha polls, Assembly elections

    Average voter turnout till 11 am for Lok Sabha polls, Assembly elections

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    Counting of votes will be held on May 23. This is the first general election in the state after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014. There are 2,118 candidates for the state polls and 319 for the Lok Sabha elections. The Phase 1 polling will be held in the states like Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Telangana are voting today in a single phase.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu appears poised to win historic fifth term amid corruption charges

    Benjamin Netanyahu appears poised to win historic fifth term amid corruption charges

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    Gantz, who had declared victory on election night, said Wednesday his party would "respect the decision of the people and we will respect the decision of the president". Additionally, Netanyahu courted more overtly racist elements of the Israeli far right as he eyed reelection. The close race between the two main parties had led to uncertainty after polls closed on Tuesday night and exit surveys were released.
  • Trudeau broke the law kicking former ministers from caucus: Philpott

    Trudeau broke the law kicking former ministers from caucus: Philpott

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    Amendments to the Parliament of Canada Act, spearheaded by Conservative MP Michael Chong, were passed in 2015 in an effort to decentralize political power on Parliament Hill and put it back in the hands of rank-and-file MPs. She's asking Speaker Geoff Regan to declare that their privileges were violated. Asked whether he plans to follow through with his threatened lawsuit, the prime minister would only say that with an election on the horizon, he won't put up with politicians twisting the ...
  • Minnesota man's family sues Boeing over deadly plane crash

    Minnesota man's family sues Boeing over deadly plane crash

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    Boeing's stock fell 4 percent on April 8. In the first quarter of previous year, Boeing took 122 orders for 737s, including 112 for the Max, led by large orders from Southwest Airlines and Ireland's Ryanair. "A fix and removal of the grounding prior to September 2019 could be perceived positively", Jefferies analyst Sheila Kahyaoglu said, noting that fresh scrutiny of the certification process could potentially filter into Boeing's 777X programme.
  • Theresa May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel and Macron

    Theresa May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel and Macron

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    If no deal is agreed in the coming days, Britain will likely face a delay of up to a year, which would entail it holding European Parliament elections. The Prime Minister met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon for a working lunch. Britain has already reluctantly begun preparations for the polls , setting the date for May 23, although officials insist they could still cancel it at the last minute.