Day: February 25, 2021

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Facebook Promises To Invest $1 Billion In News Industry After Standoff With Australian GovernmentFacebook Promises To Invest $1 Billion In News Industry After Standoff With Australian Government

February 24, 2021 3:48 PM ET Facebook pushed back Wednesday against media representations of their recent legal dispute with the Australian government and promised to invest $1 billion in the news industry. “The assertions — repeated widely in recent days — that Facebook steals or takes original journalism for its own benefit always were and […]

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Lifeless Woman’s Body Hanged After Already Dying While Waiting For Her Execution In IranLifeless Woman’s Body Hanged After Already Dying While Waiting For Her Execution In Iran

February 24, 2021 12:30 PM ET A woman in Iran was hanged after already dying from a heart attack while awaiting execution, according to The Times, a British publication. Zahra Ismaili reportedly watched as 16 other inmates were hanged before her and collapsed from a heart attack before it was her turn to be executed. […]

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Public Furious After North Korean Escapee Wanders Around South Korea Setting Off Alarms Without Being Captured For HoursPublic Furious After North Korean Escapee Wanders Around South Korea Setting Off Alarms Without Being Captured For Hours

World South Korean Defense Ministry via Getty Images Comments February 24, 2021 11:58 AM ET Font Size: A North Korean man crossed the heavily patrolled South Korean border and wandered around unnoticed for hours, causing public outrage in Seoul, the Independent reported. The unnamed man reportedly swam several kilometers before reaching the highly-protected border, making […]

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Court Convicts Exiled Intelligence Officer From Syria For Alleged ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Like Systemic Torture In Landmark CaseCourt Convicts Exiled Intelligence Officer From Syria For Alleged ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Like Systemic Torture In Landmark Case

A German court convicted a former Syrian intelligence officer Wednesday for complicity in crimes against humanity in a landmark case involving Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Eyad al-Gharib, 44, was accused of helping to arrest pro-democracy protesters in 2011 who were later tortured and murdered, BBC News reported. Another Syrian, 58-year-old Anwar Raslan, is still […]

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Investigation Of Illicit Chinese Vaccines Underway After Philippines Official Admits To Taking Smuggled InjectionInvestigation Of Illicit Chinese Vaccines Underway After Philippines Official Admits To Taking Smuggled Injection

February 24, 2021 9:38 AM ET An investigation into illegal COVID-19 vaccines has been launched in the Philippines after a presidential adviser admitted to receiving a dose of a Chinese vaccine that has not been approved. Ramon Tulfo, the country’s special envoy to China who is also a celebrity radio and TV host, claimed in […]

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Are French People Grateful For The United States’ Help During World War II?Are French People Grateful For The United States’ Help During World War II?

February 24, 2021 8:38 PM ET The Daily Caller’s Lisa Bennatan went to Paris, France, and asked Parisians whether they are grateful for the United States’ help during World War II. Do any Parisians even remember America’s role in WWII 75 years later, let alone feel gratitude for the aid? “I am sure they used […]

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