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Source: Global News

Tekashi 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering, firearm charges

Tuesday 21:51 GMT

The court documents claim that 6ix9ine, Shotti and two other members of the entourage robbed unknown rivals at gunpoint “for the purpose of gaining entrance to and maintaining and increasing position in Nine.”. 6ix9ine has been one of the most controversial and popular names in hip-hop in recent months.

Longyear said 6ix9ine was captured on surveillance video as he sat in a car and filmed the scene in Times Square when his co-defendants carried out a violent robbery against a rival gang member.

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Source: Fox News

Dershowitz: How Can Rosenstein 'Be In Charge of Trump Investigation and Main Witness'?

Today 03:19 GMT

Alan Dershowitz commented Monday on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after President Trump told Chris Wallace he is answering written questions from Special Counsel Bob Mueller.

Dershowitz said Rosenstein presents a "striking example of bias" in one way by "still being in charge of the investigation." After former Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia probe, Rosenstein became the de facto leader who controls Mueller.

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Source: The Guradian

Rapper 6ix9ine arrested on robbery, racketeering and firearms charges

Today 03:19 GMT

The US rapper 6ix9ine, real name Daniel Hernandez and also known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, could be sentenced to life imprisonment if convicted of extensive new criminal charges that have been laid against him.

The robbery charge has a seven year minimum sentence, while the collected racketeering charges carry a 25-year minimum sentence, if convicted. Hernandez did not comment on the allegations and no plea has yet been made, though Hernandez’s lawyer Lance Lazzaro characterised him as a mere affiliate with the gang, who has only known them for a year.

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Source: DW

German-Turkish citizen Adil Demirci on trial in Turkey

Today 03:19 GMT

Demirci's lawyer, Keles Ozturk, maintains that there is insufficient evidence to support the prosecution's allegation that Demirci is a member of a terrorist organization.

The 33-year-old is accused of being a member of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLCP) and of spreading propaganda. The trial of Adil Demirci, who holds both German and Turkish citizenship, got underway in Istanbul on Tuesday.

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Source: The Guradian

US law banning female genital mutilation declared unconstitutional

Today 02:26 GMT

A federal judge in Detroit on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a US law banning female genital mutilation, and also dismissed several charges against two doctors and others in the first US criminal case of its kind.

US district judge Bernard Friedman said Congress lacked authority under the commerce clause to adopt the 1996 law, and that the power to outlaw female genital mutilation, or FGM, belonged to individual states.

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Source: Fox News

More than 40 'Ghost Face Gangsters' white supremacist gang members indicted, DOJ says

Today 02:26 GMT

Forty-three men and women linked to a notorious prison gang known as the "Ghost Face Gangsters" were indicted on federal charges this week, officials said. The Department of Justice announced Monday the defendants linked to the violent white supremacist group were indicted on charges "related to drug trafficking and firearms possession throughout eastern Georgia and beyond.”

It follows another large swath of arrests from this past March where authorities charged 23 alleged "Ghost Face" members in the Northern District of Georgia.

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Source: CBS News

Ex-MSU president charged with lying to police in Larry Nassar case

Today 02:26 GMT

Ex-Michigan State University (MSU) President Lou Anna Simon was charged Tuesday with lying to police during an investigation of the handling of serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar.

Nassar, 55, last year pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting nine victims and possessing child pornography, and his sentences equate to life in prison.

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Source: Common Domain

Corruption Currents: Moscow Charges Browder As Russian to Take Over Interpol

Tuesday 22:45 GMT

The ascension is concerning to some, as it comes as Moscow filed charges against hedge fund manager Bill Browder, who has been the target of several Russian requests for an Interpol notice that have been denied on political grounds.

(Economist, NYT). A Russian official is set to take over Interpol following the disappearance and subsequent corruption charges filed against its prior leader, a Chinese official.

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Source: The Guradian

Six students at Toronto Catholic school charged with sexual assault

Tuesday 20:55 GMT

Six students from a prestigious private all-boys Catholic school in Toronto have been arrested and charged after a video showing an alleged sexual assault by members of the school’s football team was posted on the internet.

The students from Saint Michael’s College were charged on Monday with assault, gang sexual assault and sexual assault with a weapon. The arrests came amid a growing scandal over violent “hazing” rituals at St Michael’s – a private Catholic school which counts high-ranking politicians in both Canada and the United States among its alumni.

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Source: CTV

Six students arrested, charged in St. Michael's investigation

Tuesday 17:15 GMT

Six teens have been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault at an all-boys private school in Toronto, police said Monday as they warned additional charges could follow an investigation into other incidents.

Dominic Sinopoli, unit commander of sex crimes, speaks about the alleged assaults and sexual assaults involving students at St. Michael's College School during a press conference at police headquarters in Toronto on Monday, November 19, 2018.

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Source: Global News

Hong Kong’s Umbrella protest organizers on trial for public nuisance charges

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the territory, where fears have grown of Beijing’s growing influence.

What is on trial is the high degree of autonomy and the rule of law that all Hong Kong people are entitled to,” said defendant and University of Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai at a news conference following the first day of the trial.

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Source: The Guradian

Google News may shut over EU plans to charge tax for links

Monday 16:20 GMT

Google’s top news executive has refused to rule out shutting down Google News in EU countries, as the search engine faces a battle with Brussels over plans to charge a “link tax” for using news stories. Richard Gingras, the search engine’s vice-president of news, said while “it’s not desirable to shut down services” the company was deeply concerned about the current proposals, which are designed to compensate struggling news publishers if snippets of their articles appear in search results.

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Source: DW

CAR's Colonel 'Rambo' to face war crimes charges in The Hague

Sunday 20:54 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Alfred Yekatom, a former militia leader in the Central African Republic (CAR), was extradited to The Hague on Saturday to stand trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes committed in the former French colony in 2013 and 2014.

A former army chief corporal known as Colonel Rambo — led a southern faction of the anti-Balaka rebel group, which fought Seleka militias across the country.

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Source: Fox News

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won't travel to US to face charges, lawyer says

Sunday 09:53 GMT

“The burden should not shift to Mr. Assange to have to defend against criminal charges when what he has been accused of doing is what journalists do every day,” Barry Pollack, a Washington lawyer for Assange, said. “They publish truthful information because the public has a right to know and consider that information and understand what its government and institutions are doing,” he continued, adding that he hopes the Ecuadorian Embassy will continue to “comply with its obligations” and won’t revoke his asylum.

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Source: The Guradian

The charge of the chatbots: how do you tell who’s human online?

Monday 07:09 GMT

Alan Turing’s famous test of whether machines could fool us into believing they were human – “the imitation game” – has become a mundane, daily question for all of us.

A term which can describe any automated process present in a computer network – to mimic human online behaviour and language has developed sharply in the past three years. For the moment, most of us remain serenely confident that we can tell the difference between a human presence and the voices of the encoded “foot soldiers” of the internet that perform more than 50% of its tasks and contribute about 20% of all social media “conversation”.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte