Day: October 27, 2020

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State Department Confirms Abduction Of US Citizen In NigerState Department Confirms Abduction Of US Citizen In Niger

The State Department confirmed in a Tuesday statement that a U.S. citizen was abducted in Niger, CNN reported. “We are aware of a US citizen abducted in Niger,” a State Department spokesperson told CNN. “We are providing their family all possible consular assistance.” (RELATED: 6 People Charged For Plotting To Kidnap Michigan Governor) Philipe Nathan […]

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3 Former Student Activists Arrested Under Hong Kong’s New Security Law3 Former Student Activists Arrested Under Hong Kong’s New Security Law

October 27, 2020 1:43 PM ET Three former members of Studentlocalism, a group advocating for Hong Kong’s independence, were arrested Tuesday under the city’s new national security law for allegedly publishing content inciting secession on social media, the Associated Press reported. Tony Chung, the former leader of Studentlocalism and former members William Chan and Yanni […]

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Arc De Triomphe Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat As Tensions Rise After BeheadingArc De Triomphe Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat As Tensions Rise After Beheading

Authorities evacuated visitors Tuesday from the Arc de Triomphe due to a bomb alert, according to police. The area surrounding the iconic Parisian landmark and nearby subway lines were also evacuated, Reuters reports. It is unknown what the source of the alert was at this time, and local reports indicate that the security perimeter at […]

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France Warns Travelers To Use Caution In Muslim Countries As Calls To Boycott French Goods GrowFrance Warns Travelers To Use Caution In Muslim Countries As Calls To Boycott French Goods Grow

France warned its citizens Tuesday to be extra careful traveling in Muslim-majority nations as calls grow to boycott French goods following the nations support of displaying caricatures depicting Prophet Mohammad, Reuters reported. France’s foreign ministry issued a safety warning for French citizens in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Iraq and Mauritania, urging them to avoid any protests over […]

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State Department Condemns China’s Move To Sanction Military Contractors Over Arms Sales To TaiwanState Department Condemns China’s Move To Sanction Military Contractors Over Arms Sales To Taiwan

The State Department condemned China’s sanctions on U.S. military contractor companies over its arms sales to Taiwan in a statement Monday. The Chinese government announced the sanctions against Lockheed Martin and Boeing’s defensive sector Monday, and Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Raytheon Technologies and Americans connected with it will face similar measures, the Associated […]

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Massive Fentanyl Lab In Mexico City Capable Of Processing 11,000 Pounds Of Raw Material At A Time SeizedMassive Fentanyl Lab In Mexico City Capable Of Processing 11,000 Pounds Of Raw Material At A Time Seized

October 26, 2020 10:25 AM ET Authorities in Mexico were shocked Sunday when they seized a large, industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab capable of processing 11,000 pounds of raw material at a time. “In the Attorney General’s Office, we have no record of any seizure of equipment of this size before,” Felipe de Jesus Gallo […]

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POLL: Arab World Shows Preference For A Biden Presidency But Condemns Obama-Era PoliciesPOLL: Arab World Shows Preference For A Biden Presidency But Condemns Obama-Era Policies

A new poll of people in the Arab world shows a strong preference for former Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming U.S. presidential election, though respondents show a desire for him to walk away from Obama-era policies. The majority of respondents, chosen from nations in the Middle East and Northern Africa, were unenthusiastic for […]

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Belarus Police Use Stun Grenades On 100,000 Protesters Demanding President ResignBelarus Police Use Stun Grenades On 100,000 Protesters Demanding President Resign

October 25, 2020 10:34 PM ET Over 100,000 protesters in Minsk, Belarus marched the capital demanding President Alexander Lukashenko’s resignation Sunday. Protesters set an ultimatum: either Lukashenko resigns by midnight, or there would be a national strike, according to Al Jazeera. Police arrived hours before the ultimatum expired. (RELATED: Lawyer For Opposition Leader Kolesnikova Reportedly […]

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‘Trick Or Trump’ Halloween Fortnite Tournament Organized To Encourage Conservative Gamers‘Trick Or Trump’ Halloween Fortnite Tournament Organized To Encourage Conservative Gamers

Gamers are scared to identify as conservatives for fear of backlash, according to an avid Fortnite player who hopes that a Halloween video game tournament supporting President Donald Trump will help Republicans engage in the gaming scene. “Gamers are scared to identify as conservative because the left runs the gaming scene while the GOP seem […]

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‘Don’t Buy Sex In Ohio’: State Attorney General David Yost Announces 109 Human Trafficking Victims Rescued In Statewide Operation‘Don’t Buy Sex In Ohio’: State Attorney General David Yost Announces 109 Human Trafficking Victims Rescued In Statewide Operation

A statewide crackdown on human trafficking in Ohio led to the rescue of 109 victims and the arrests of more than 157 men, according to a statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost. Operation Autumn Hope involved more than 50 law enforcement agencies that focused on rescuing human trafficking victims, recovering missing and exploited children […]

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