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Pakistan intelligence accused of kidnapping critic in crackdown on dissent

BBC
Despite CCTV evidence, no culprits have been identified in a host of previous incidents. In April, a prominent commentator survived a shooting by an unknown gunman, and last year an established journalist, Matiullah Jan, was abducted for a number of hours by unidentified men. Many in Pakistan bitterly joke that......

Belarus accused of ‘hijacking’ plane to arrest activist, provoking outrage in the West

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Belarus has provoked condemnation and outrage in the West after it reportedly forced a commercial flight carrying a political activist to land in the country and promptly arrested the opposition figure. The Eastern European country, which has strong links with......

Dino Gaudio, a Longtime College Basketball Coach, Is Accused of Extorting Louisville

New York Times
Alan Blinder Dino Gaudio, who once led the men’s basketball programs at Army and Wake Forest, threatened to expose violations of N.C.A.A. rules at Louisville, where he spent several years as an assistant coach, unless the university paid him more than a year’s worth of salary, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.......

Man suspected in wife’s disappearance accused of casting her ballot for Trump

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here John Bowden A Colorado man who was arrested last week in connection with his wife’s disappearance told investigators that he cast a mail-in ballot for former President TrumpDonald TrumpFranklin Graham says Trump comeback would ‘be a very tough thing......

Woman accused of posing as high schooler for more Instagram followers

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus A 28-year-old woman was arrested after police said she posed as a high school student to enter a school campus to promote her Instagram page, The Washington Post reports. Audrey Francisquini was allegedly caught handing out fliers......

2 men accused of using chemical on officer Brian Sicknick at the Capitol riot to stay in jail, judge rules

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The long-awaited ruling from Judge Thomas Hogan of the DC District Court comes in one of the most closely watched cases related to Trump supporters’ violence against police during the insurrection. The two Trump supporters spraying toxic chemicals at......

Ryan Seacrest accused of sexual misconduct by former stylist

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Ryan Seacrest accused of sexual misconduct by former stylist – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A former stylist for TV host and producer Ryan Seacrest is detailing sexual harassment allegations against him for the first time. In an interview......

Police searching for man accused of exposing genitals to woman near Lawrence Tech

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Southfield — Police are looking for a man who allegedly exposed his genitals and forcibly touched a woman near the campus of Lawrence Technological University on Saturday.  Police said at approximately 1:30 p.m. an unknown male approached a female walking......

Report: Nationals Broadcaster Accused of Sexual Misconduct

The Nationals and the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) are aware of a sexual misconduct allegation against broadcaster F.P. Santangelo, according to The Athletic‘s Brittany Ghiroli. The former baseball player was not allowed to work Saturday’s broadcast, the fourth time in eight days he’s been absent from the booth.  An anonymous woman......

Conservative activists accused of 2020 voter intimidation lose appeal

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Two conservative activists authorities allege organized thousands of robocalls aimed at discouraging voters ahead of the 2020 presidential election have lost an appeal to toss the case against them, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday. In October, Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl were......

Brazil violence: Rio police accused by residents of abuses in raid

BBC
“It’s completely unacceptable that security forces keep committing grave human rights violations such as those that occurred in Jacarezinho against residents of the favelas, who are mostly Black and live in poverty,” Jurema Werneck, executive director of Amnesty International Brazil, said in a statement, calling it a “massacre”. BBC –......

Sixth-grade girl accused of opening fire at Idaho middle school, wounding 3

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A sixth-grade girl brought a gun to her Idaho middle school and shot and wounded three people before she was disarmed by a teacher, authorities said Thursday. Two students and a custodian were shot in their extremities and were......

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