Maldives ex-president says top court judge ill-treated in prison
MALE/COLOMBO (Reuters) - The exiled former president of the Maldives on Wednesday accused authorities of ill-treatment of a supreme court judge thrown into prison following the imposition of emergency in the Indian Ocean island nation. FILE PHOTO ...
Correction: Maldives-Prisoners storyWashington Post
Island Paradise Becomes Latest Flashpoint in India-China RivalryBloomberg
Maldives top court reverses ruling after judges' arrestDaily Mail
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Brexit Bulletin: Delaying the Inevitable
Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter. More than 18 months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, U.K. ministers were widely expected this week to finally agree on what kind of Brexit they want ...
Britain tells business: We cannot guarantee your Brexit futureReuters
Theresa May and ministers gather for key Brexit meetingBBC News
EU could 'punish' Britain over Brexit in new blow as Theresa May summons her war cabinetMirror.co.uk
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New York Times
'Extreme' Suffering in Syria as Government Steps Up Bombing
New York Times
BEIRUT, Lebanon — At least 80 people were killed on Tuesday in Syrian government air and artillery strikes on besieged suburbs of the capital, Damascus, one of the last rebel-held strongholds. It was the bloodiest day so far in a weekslong escalation ...
UN demands Syria ceasefire as air strikes pound rebel areasReuters
A 'dramatic deterioration' in Syria as the war intensifies and suffering spikesWashington Post
Syria: UN urges an end to hostilities, warns of grave and deepening humanitarian crisisUN News Centre
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Tillerson warns US is vulnerable to Russian meddling ahead of midterms
(CNN) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that any Russian interference in November's midterm elections would "invite consequences," but suggested the United States is still vulnerable to such meddling. "Well, I don't know that I would say we're ...
Russia already meddling in US midterm elections, Tillerson saysUSA TODAY
Peru defends China as good trade partner after US warningsReuters
Tillerson: US encouraged by Colombia efforts to reduce cocaWashington Post
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Experts are questioning how North Korea paid for its swanky ski resorts
North Korea has two large ski resorts, estimated to have cost millions of dollars to build. The Masikryong resort's $40 ticket price remains out of reach for most in North Koreans, where the per-capita income in 2016 was estimated to be about about $1 ...
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Trump's military parade draws bipartisan rebuke
Members of Congress from both parties joined retired military leaders and veterans in heaping scorn Wednesday on President Donald Trump's push to parade soldiers and weaponry down the streets of the nation's capital — calling it a waste of money that ...
Much of Congress is not on board with Trump's paradeCNN
Trump Wants a Military Parade. But Not Everyone Is in Step.New York Times
I'm an Iraq War veteran. The military doesn't want or need Trump's parade.Washington Post
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Democrat Adam Schiff Fell for Russian Prankster Spoof Promising Compromising Dirt on Donald Trump – Breitbart News
Democrat Adam Schiff Fell for Russian Prankster Spoof Promising Compromising Dirt on Donald Trump
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), fell for a spoof by Russian pranksters who promised in a call with the top House Democrat to furnish him with“kompromat”–compromising dirt–on ...
Pranksters Fooled Adam Schiff With Offer Of Donald Trump Kompromot [VIDEO]The Daily Caller
Adam Schiff pranked by Russians who offered nude photos of TrumpWashington Examiner
Top Dem fooled over 'nude' photos of Trump romp with Russian modelWND.com
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Video: Philippine President Duterte Crushes Impounded Luxury Cars with Bulldozers
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's persistent efforts to demonstrate he is very tough on crime found him crushing impounded luxury cars with bulldozers on Tuesday. The pancaked vehicles included Porsches, Mercedes, Jaguars, and Corvettes, some of ...
Philippine government crushes dozens of luxury and classic carsFox News
Philippines inks $233M deal with Canada for combat utility helicoptersCBC.ca
Canada selling helicopters to Philippines despite human rights concernsThe Globe and Mail
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The Boston Globe
Mike Pence's Olympic briefing
The Boston Globe
Vice President Mike Pence arrives at Yokota Air Base in the suburbs of Tokyo on Feb 6, before heading to South Korea for the Winter Olympics. By Debra A. Klein February 06, 2018. As the stock market slides downward faster than our best Olympic skiers ...
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CBS NewsPowerful Taiwan earthquake kills 2, injures more than 200 othersCBS NewsLast Updated Feb 6, 2018 3:43 PM EST. BEIJING -- At least two people were killed and more than 200 others injured after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck late Tuesday near ...Read More »