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The climb-down prompted joy from Mr Golunov's supporters, including Galina Timchenko, general director of online news portal Meduza where Golunov works. We are following his case closely. Officers said they had discovered mephedrone in his bag, and a search of his home discovered more drugs and weighing scales, indicating involvement in the sale of the substances.
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    Long said in Monday's announcement. Among those that were found guilty was the company's founder, John Kapoor . Company employees enlisted physicians to prescribe the medication, which is 100 times stronger than morphine , in high doses and often to people who did not need it.
  • Hong Kong 'riot' protests delay controversial extradition bill

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    The action comes as lawmakers are set to debate amendments to extradition laws on Wednesday. Taiwan and Hong Kong are both standing on the front lines of Chinese aggression, Lin said . Earlier, Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung urged demonstrators to disperse so legislators could resume work and traffic, which ground to a halt when protesters clogged the streets, could resume.
  • Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over September 11 victims fund

    Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over September 11 victims fund

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    During his testimony on Tuesday, Stewart said it was embarrassing that first responders need to come to Washington D.C. every year for almost two decades to fight for health care assistance. The fund was most recently reauthorized in 2015 for 90 years, but a portion of the law - the Victim Compensation Fund - was only funded for five years, through the end of 2020.
  • Crane collapse in Dallas kills one, injures six others

    Crane collapse in Dallas kills one, injures six others

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    Fallen trees, downed power lines and damage to homes and businesses are the kinds of damage being seen through areas like Dallas County. Two people have been hospitalised after a crane collapsed in Dallas amid severe thunderstorms. Police said just before 2 p.m., they received multiple 911 calls about a crane collapsing onto the Elan City Lights building, located at 2627 Live Oak Street.
  • Iran frees Lebanese man, USA resident imprisoned for spying

    Iran frees Lebanese man, USA resident imprisoned for spying

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    Iran's Revolutionary Guard detained Zakka in 2015 after he attended a conference in Tehran on the invitation of one of the country's vice presidents. The conditions of Zakka's release were not specified. "Also, the Lebanese Hezbollah group considered the approval of his freedom as prudent". Ibrahim told Reuters on Monday he was also working on securing the release of four Lebanese citizens detained in the UAE and Qatar, as well as the case of businessman Kassim Tajideen, who is in a U.S ...
  • NYC helicopter crash: See videos and photos from the scare in Manhattan

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    Trump tweeted from Washington that he had been briefed on the crash. The area has been under a temporary flight restriction since his election in November 2016. Officials said the fire is under control, Cuomo said. Staff in the 54-storey skyscraper were moved to safety, said a spokesman for BNP Parisbas, which has an office in the building.
  • Radio Recap: Mexico Agrees to Secure Its Southern Border

    Radio Recap: Mexico Agrees to Secure Its Southern Border

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    The official spoke on condition of anonymity to share details of closed-door talks. That is different from a long-standing USA demand that Mexico be declared a safe place for asylum seekers, requiring them to seek refuge in Mexico if they passed through the country on the way to the United States .
  • Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari arrested on corruption charges

    Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari arrested on corruption charges

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    In the orders it issued, the IHC allowed the NAB to arrest Zardari and Talpur, both of whom, now, have the option to appeal the order in the Supreme Court. Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder, reporting from Islamabad , said "Zardari has been a controversial figure" in Pakistani politics. The anti-graft body has arrested several politicians and businessmen on corruption charges since Khan took office past year after winning a narrow majority in parliamentary elections.
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    House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the special counsel's report as they intensify their focus on the Russian Federation probe and pick up the pace on an investigative "path" - in the words of Pelosi - that some of them hope leads to impeachment of the president.