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Wife of Malaysia's ex-PM Najib charged with money laundering

Wife of Malaysia's ex-PM Najib charged with money laundering

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, 93, who came back from retirement to challenge Najib, has launched a crackdown against corruption involving people in the previous government. Allegations of corruption have dogged Najib for years, and came to a head in 2015 when the Wall Street Journal reported that almost $700 million of funds from state fund 1MDB were diverted to his personal bank account. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jerry Lawler Attended Presidential Rally Where Trump Mocked Christine Blasey Ford

A 1991 CBS/New York Times poll , also conducted days after their dramatic, televised Capitol Hill testimonies, found that 58 percent believed Thomas more, as opposed to just 24 percent who said Hill. If all the Democrats oppose Kavanaugh, Trump can not afford to lose the support of more than one Republican for his nominee, with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tiebreaking vote. Consulte Mais Informação

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Border patrol agent's gender-reveal party sparked Arizona fire, lawyer says

Border patrol agent's gender-reveal party sparked Arizona fire, lawyer says

This often involves documenting an action where a pink or blue color is revealed to indicate the sex of the child, such as cutting open a cake or unraveling a banner. According to authorities, the off-duty Border Patrol officer immediately reported the fire to law enforcement and cooperated with them. The fire became so uncontrollable that it required around 800 firefighters to tend to it, costing the state $8.2 million. Consulte Mais Informação

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New Zealand: Hand over phone password at border or face $3,200 fine

New Zealand: Hand over phone password at border or face $3,200 fine

Under the Customs and Excise Act 2018 , border officials can demand that people unlock their phone and other electronic devices so they can be searched. 'They don't have to tell you what the cause of that suspicion is, there's no way to challenge it, ' Mr Beagle said. Last year, Kiwi Customs searched just 540 devices at the border, and has said it doesn't expect that to grow. Consulte Mais Informação

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Instagram names Adam Mosseri as new head

Instagram names Adam Mosseri as new head

And in the last few years, Instagram has stood in stark contrast to Facebook as a pretty harmless way to spend your time flipping through nice holiday photos. Even more so, since their exit followed in the footsteps of Jan Koum, co-founder of Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp, over his very obvious disagreements with Facebook's approach to user privacy and data sharing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Feds sue California over net neutrality law

Feds sue California over net neutrality law

The Justice Department should not have to spend valuable time and resources to file this suit today, but we have a duty to defend the prerogatives of the federal government and protect our Constitutional order. California already largely succeeded against a Trump administration lawsuit arguing the state's sanctuary laws protecting undocumented immigrants violated the Supremacy Clause - but it's unclear how this new legal challenge will play out. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brett Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick gives her first face-to-face interview over claims

Brett Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick gives her first face-to-face interview over claims

Swetnick says she saw boys gathered outside closed rooms at parties but did not know what was happening behind those closed doors until she says she herself was attacked around 1982." My body was violated ", she said, sighing. "I was touched everywhere". I felt like somebody took me and basically said, 'You're worthless. "It was awful. I had no way to fend them off". The declaration from the unidentified witness says, "This claim is absolutely false and a lie based on what I observed ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford at campaign rally

Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford at campaign rally

Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee she was "100 percent certain" it was a drunken Kavanaugh who pinned her down on a bed, groped her, tried to take off her clothes, and put his hand over her mouth to muffle her screams for help. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that "I can tell you with certainty" that the Federal Bureau of Investigation report will be finished and the Senate will vote this week, though he didn't specify when. Consulte Mais Informação

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Web founder Berners-Lee rallies Solid rebellion against digital empires

Web founder Berners-Lee rallies Solid rebellion against digital empires

For years now, Berners-Lee and other internet activists have been dreaming of a digital utopia where individuals control their own data and the internet remains free and open. He believes Solid will also simplify how enterprises and governments handle personal information, since there will be a single authoritative source of data about each individual, rather than separate siloed records that each have to be independently updated. Consulte Mais Informação

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British PM Theresa May kicks off keynote speech with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen'

British PM Theresa May kicks off keynote speech with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen'

She made headlines in August and sparked social media jokes after enthusiastically stamping, clapping and shaking her shoulders during a tour of Africa. May's awkward dancing steeze has been an object of ridicule and memes, but count this writer as one who embraces May's willingness to let the beat move her, even if her kinetic motion isn't world class. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian airstrikes in Syria reportedly killed 18,000 people

Russian airstrikes in Syria reportedly killed 18,000 people

Its defense commission said Sunday "accurate" airstrikes had killed 85,000 "terrorists". The troops they were carrying are expected to be deployed at "observation posts". It also has special forces and military police units on the ground in government-controlled parts of the country. The air strikes were crucial in helping troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad retake swathes of the country, including second city Aleppo in 2016 and areas around Damascus, the rural center, and the south ... Consulte Mais Informação

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