Day: August 4, 2017

Judge sets $30K bail for UK researcher in malware case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas federal judge set bail of $30,000 on Friday for a celebrated young British cybersecurity researcher accused by U.S. prosecutors of creating and distributing malicious software designed to steal banking passwords….

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Judgment Reserved in Case of Christian Magistrate Dismissed from NHS over Family Views

Contact: Andrea Williams, Christian Legal Centre, 07712 591 164
LONDON, Aug. 4, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — A Christian who was dismissed as a magistrate by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice, after expressing his view that it was in a child’s best interests to be raised by a mother and a father, must wait to learn the outcome of his claim of discrimination, harassment and victimisation against an NHS Trust after being blocked from returning to his role as a non-executive director.
& Source: Christian Concern

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Judgment Reserved in Case of Christian Magistrate Dismissed from NHS over Family Views

Contact: Andrea Williams, Christian Legal Centre, 07712 591 164
LONDON, Aug. 4, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — A Christian who was dismissed as a magistrate by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice, after expressing his view that it was in a child’s best interests to be raised by a mother and a father, must wait to learn the outcome of his claim of discrimination, harassment and victimisation against an NHS Trust after being blocked from returning to his role as a non-executive director.
& Source: Christian Concern

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Judgment Reserved in Case of Christian Magistrate Dismissed from NHS over Family Views

Contact: Andrea Williams, Christian Legal Centre, 07712 591 164
LONDON, Aug. 4, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — A Christian who was dismissed as a magistrate by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice, after expressing his view that it was in a child’s best interests to be raised by a mother and a father, must wait to learn the outcome of his claim of discrimination, harassment and victimisation against an NHS Trust after being blocked from returning to his role as a non-executive director.
& Source: Christian Concern

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

Judgment Reserved in Case of Christian Magistrate Dismissed from NHS over Family Views

Contact: Andrea Williams, Christian Legal Centre, 07712 591 164
LONDON, Aug. 4, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — A Christian who was dismissed as a magistrate by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice, after expressing his view that it was in a child’s best interests to be raised by a mother and a father, must wait to learn the outcome of his claim of discrimination, harassment and victimisation against an NHS Trust after being blocked from returning to his role as a non-executive director.
& Source: Christian Concern

Posted in Religious Liberties / Persecution

The Latest: Meeting to rewrite Venezuela constitution begins

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Computer law expert says British hacker arrest problematic

LONDON (AP) — A computer law expert on Friday described the evidence so far presented to justify the U.S. arrest of a notorious British cybersecurity researcher as being problematic – an indictment so flimsy that it could create a climate of di…

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At least 2 killed in car bomb blast in Somalia’s capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least two people were killed in an apparent car bomb blast on a major street in Somalia's capital Friday evening, police said, just hours after the U.S. military confirmed that a recent airstrike had killed…

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2 huge Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier

BETHELEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Two murals showing an oversized President Donald Trump have appeared on Israel's West Bank separation barrier, just yards from where the elusive artist Banksy decorated a hotel earlier this year….

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Computer law expert says British hacker arrest problematic

LONDON (AP) — A computer law expert on Friday described the evidence behind the U.S. arrest of a notorious British cybersecurity researcher as being problematic – an indictment so flimsy that it could create a climate of distrust between the U….

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2 huge Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier

BETHELEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Two murals showing an oversized President Donald Trump have appeared on Israel's West Bank separation barrier, just yards from where the elusive artist Banksy decorated a hotel earlier this year….

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Russian diamond mine floods in Siberia; 17 people missing

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say 17 people are missing inside a flooded diamond mine in Siberia….

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‘Lucifer’ heat wave keeps parts of Europe in red alert

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — No wonder it's been dubbed "Lucifer."…

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Computer law expert says British hacker arrest problematic

LONDON (AP) — A computer law expert says the evidence behind the U.S. arrest of a British cybersecurity researcher is problematic….

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Kenya’s most famous activist campaigns for parliament

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — He was a photojournalist who covered the horrors of Kenya's election violence 10 years ago that left more than 1,000 people dead….

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OSCE urges Poland’s ‘restraint’ with investigative reporter

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says it is concerned about legal steps the Polish government is taking against a reporter who alleges the defense minister has longstanding ties with Russian military…

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OSCE urges Poland’s ‘restraint’ with investigative reporter

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says it is concerned about legal steps the Polish government is taking against a reporter who alleges the defense minister has longstanding ties with Russian military…

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US confirms airstrike killed al-Shabab commander in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military on Friday confirmed it killed a high-level commander of the al-Shabab extremist group with an airstrike in Somalia over the weekend, targeting a man blamed for planning deadly attacks in the capital o…

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UN report details Congo butchery, ‘ethnic cleansing’

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators warned Friday of ethnic cleansing in central Congo, documenting the recent killings of more than 250 people, including 62 children, in violence with "no good guys and bad guys."…

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Sea dispute, N. Korea, Muslim militants top ASEAN meetings

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, a tentative step to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants will grab the spo…

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With live-fire drill, China warns India not to test Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, saying China's "restraint has its limits" and publicizing…

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Cambodia’s PM wants US-born grandchild to not be American

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The prime minister of Cambodia, a country whose uneasy relationship with the United States has involved war, refugee emigration and years of on-off political tension, says he does not want his U.S.-born grandchild to…

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Israel’s ‘crown prince’ Netanyahu under fire for crude post

JERUSALEM (AP) — Since becoming an adult, the eldest son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly drawn media criticism for what has been portrayed as a life of privilege at taxpayers' expense….

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Israel’s ‘crown prince’ Netanyahu under fire for crude post

JERUSALEM (AP) — Since becoming an adult, the eldest son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly drawn media criticism for what has been portrayed as a life of privilege at taxpayers' expense….

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Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia's top diplomats slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke Saturday over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests and admonished Pyongyang to comply with its duty of helping avert conflicts as…

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Disagreements over sea feud, N. Korea delay ASEAN communique

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea prevented the region's foreign ministers from promptly issuing their joint co…

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