Three senior British expatriate officers in the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) could face a private prosecution over allegations of torture against pro-democracy protesters, an international coalition of activists, lawyers, and organizations announced on Monday. Following their initial investigation, the informal coalition is now seeking to build up the case further before filing the lawsuit […]
The city of Portland should call in the Oregon National Guard to deal with months of rioting, protests, and general unrest, said President Donald Trump in a statement on Monday. “Portland, which is out of control, should finally, after almost 3 months, bring in the National Guard. The Mayor and Governor are putting people’s lives […]
While the world waits for a definitive treatment, cure, or vaccine for COVID-19, studies have shown a significant correlation between a low level of vitamin D in the blood and a greater risk of infection of COVID-19, revealing that more robust data is needed to determine if vitamin D can prevent the disease or be […]
A notice of the training sessions claims that “select staff [are to] attend four-day intensive training on active engagement,” followed by “coaching and mentoring.”
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A Step Closer: Johnson Subpoenas FBI Director Wray In Crossfire Hurricane Investigation
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BEIRUT—Lebanon’s prime minister announced his government’s resignation on Monday, saying a huge explosion that devastated the capital and stirred public outrage was the result of endemic corruption. The Aug. 4 detonation at a port warehouse of more than 2,000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate killed at least 163 people, injured more than 6,000 and destroyed swathes […]
Police reportedly arrest the father.
China recently opened a new front in its ongoing border disputes with Bhutan, which India countered. In June, for the first time, China claimed the 404 square miles of the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, which sits in Bhutan’s southeastern corner. The area is famous for its red pandas and is home to the Brokpas, Bhutan‘s semi-nomadic […]
Four people were killed and at least 36 others were injured in separate shootings across Chicago during the past weekend, officials said on Monday morning. The latest fatal shooting occurred on Monday on the South Side’s Grand Crossing, police told the Chicago Sun-Times. In that incident, a 22-year-old man was shot in the chest at […]
The arrest of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was the “most outrageous assault yet on what is left of Hong Kong’s free press,” the last British governor of Hong Kong Chris Patten has said. Lai, founder of the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper and the Next Digital media group, was arrested Monday morning under the Hong […]