• Danish national jailed under Malaysia's anti-fake news law

    Danish national jailed under Malaysia's anti-fake news law

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    Malaysia is among the first few countries to legislate policing of fake news. The court ordered for the accused's jail term to run from the date of his arrest on April 23 and for him to serve a months' jail if he fails to pay the fine. The Anti-Fake News Act defines fake news as "news, information, data and reports which is or are wholly or partly false" and included features, visuals and audio recordings.
  • Taiwan 'deeply upset' by Dominican Republic switch to Beijing

    Taiwan 'deeply upset' by Dominican Republic switch to Beijing

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    In response to the Dominican Republic's decision, Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu said on May 1 that such a move is "deeply unfortunate" and also said that Taiwan strongly condemns Beijing's plot to take away its diplomatic allies. The number of countries recognising Taiwan as a state has dwindled in recent years as China's diplomatic influence has strengthened. Beijing announced Tuesday morning that the two countries would exchange ambassadors "as soon as practicable".
  • Congress launches 2019 poll campaign by targeting Modi, Shah

    Congress launches 2019 poll campaign by targeting Modi, Shah

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    Polling for the 224-member assembly will be held on May 12, and results will be declared on the 15th of the month. He also accused the Prime Minister of being silent over Union Minister Piyush Goyal's alleged sale of shares held in a privately-held company at almost 1,000 times the face value.
  • Ed's Forecast: Sunny warmer days return this week

    Ed's Forecast: Sunny warmer days return this week

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    Tonight: Clear Skies. Lows near 50. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 60s. Some wind is expected throughout the day, peeking around 15 miles per hour. A broad area of low pressure could impact the area next weekend. "Right now, it looks like rain amounts this week could vary from.25" in northern Wisconsin to.50 to 1.0" in the central parts of the state.
  • Ko leads in search of first LPGA victory

    Ko leads in search of first LPGA victory

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    The New Zealand global has waited a long time to get back to winning ways but it is a credit to her mentality that she was able to do so. The New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has broken her tournament title drought on the LPGA Tour in the US.
  • Comey dismisses House report that found no Russian Federation collusion

    Comey dismisses House report that found no Russian Federation collusion

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    He says his understanding of the facts at the time of his firing last May don't support President Donald Trump's assertion that there's zero evidence of collusion and that the Russian Federation investigation is a hoax. He is believed to be cooperating with Mueller. "When did you become aware of the Trump Tower meeting?" one question asks. "During the campaign, what did you know about Russian hacking, use of social media, or other acts aimed at the campaign?" Rudy Giuliani recently ...
  • Stormy Daniels Just Dropped Another Lawsuit On President Trump

    Stormy Daniels Just Dropped Another Lawsuit On President Trump

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    Stormy Daniels has begun legal proceedings against US President Donald Trump . In her new lawsuit , Daniels - whose real name is Stephanie Clifford - is accusing Trump of making a "false and defamatory" statement about her claiming that she fabricated her story, which is a criminal offense under NY law.
  • Pompeo meets Saudi King to muster support for new Iran sanctions

    Pompeo meets Saudi King to muster support for new Iran sanctions

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    Pompeo was received by King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Saudi Arabia and attended a meeting of top Saudi and USA diplomatic officials to discuss bilateral relations and recent events in the Middle East. The Iranian diplomat went on to dismiss as "repetitive and unfounded" Pompeo's remarks about Iran's presence and role in some regional countries, adding "the advisory role of Iran in the two neighboring countries is in accordance with the request of the legitimate governments of those countries ...
  • Flash Floods in Israel's Desert Kill 9 Teenage Hikers

    Flash Floods in Israel's Desert Kill 9 Teenage Hikers

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    The heads of this particular pre-military academy (known in Hebrew as a mechina ) have been arrested and are facing serious charges of criminal negligence. "At one point there was a wave that was three or four meters high", he told his father, the Times of Israel reported , citing Hadashot news . "I can not believe I'm going on a trip in such weather", said the teen, who later died.
  • Iran's FM to visit Moscow on Syria

    Iran's FM to visit Moscow on Syria

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    Sergey Lavrov , Russia's foreign minister, has accused the U.S. of trying to divide Syria while ignoring global law by launching missiles into the country. French President Emmanuel Macron this month suggested the air strikes had driven a wedge between Ankara and Moscow, prompting an angry denial from Cavusoglu.
  • Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she is an informant

    Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she is an informant

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    When Donald Trump Jr . took an opposition research meeting in June 2016 , he thought he was meeting with a private Russian lawyer who could provide damaging information about Hillary Clinton . Veselnitskaya admitted to being hacked and told Russian news agency Interfax that people are trying to discredit her, and that she will be reporting the hack to Russian authorities.