Fax-Wielding Witness Tries to Link Japan's Prime Minister to Scandal – New York Times

New York Times Fax-Wielding Witness Tries to Link Japan’s Prime Minister to ScandalNew York TimesYasunori Kagoike, administrator of Moritomo Gakuen, testified before Parliament in Tokyo on Thursday. Credit Issei Kato/Reuters. TOKYO — He said he had in his hand a fax. It was not quite Joseph McCarthy and his list, but in the most dramatic… Continue reading…

Low-tech London attack is 'new norm', experts say – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Low-tech London attack is ‘new norm’, experts sayChannel NewsAsiaA man with a car, a knife and murderous intent – the London attack shows the “new norm” of low-tech terror, experts say. Posted 23 Mar 2017 23:41. Britain’s police acted swiftly and well, analysts say. (Photo: AFP/Adrian Dennis). Enlarge; Caption …London attacks: ISIS claims… Continue reading…

Le Pen visits Russia weeks before French elections – Irish Independent

Irish Independent Le Pen visits Russia weeks before French electionsIrish IndependentFrench far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is heading to Moscow for meetings with senior politicians less than a month before the election. The National Front leader’s visit comes on the heels of a trip this week to Chad, the base of a …France’s Le… Continue reading…

FISAgate and Russia: Comey and Nunes Stir the Muddy Waters – National Review

National Review FISAgate and Russia: Comey and Nunes Stir the Muddy WatersNational ReviewDevin Nunes speaks to the media about Donald Trump’s allegation that his campaign was the target of wiretaps (Reuters: Aaron P. Bernstein). Share article on Facebookshare; Tweet articletweet; Plus one article on Google Plus+1; Print Article. Adjust …The Latest:: GOP intel chairman apologizes… Continue reading…

Man arrested trying to drive into crowd in Belgium's Antwerp: Police – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Man arrested trying to drive into crowd in Belgium’s Antwerp: PoliceTODAYonlineIn this Twitter photo from Anouk Frankly, police officers in Antwerp, Belgium, stand next to a car which had entered the main shopping street in the city at high speed. Photo: Reuters. You are here. World ›. Man arrested trying to drive into crowd… Continue reading…

Child victims of Mosul battle fill emergency hospital – TODAYonline

Telegraph.co.uk Child victims of Mosul battle fill emergency hospitalTODAYonlineBARTELLA, Iraq – The 9-year-old Iraqi boy was playing football on a patch of wasteground during a lull in the battle for Mosul when a mortar round fired by Islamic State militants landed nearby. It sprayed shrapnel into his lower legs and virtually …Air strikes on Isis-held… Continue reading…

Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine by unidentified gunman – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine by unidentified gunmanChicago TribuneDenis Voronenkov was shot dead by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of an upscale hotel in the Ukrainian capital. (Oleksandr Synytsia / AP). Nataliya VasilyevaAssociated Press. Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev …Ukrainian President: Killing of Ex-Russian Lawmaker… Continue reading…

US embassies ordered to identify population groups for tougher visa screening – The Globe and Mail

Livemint US embassies ordered to identify population groups for tougher visa screeningThe Globe and MailU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed U.S. diplomatic missions to identify “populations warranting increased scrutiny” and toughen screening for visa applicants in those groups, according to diplomatic cables seen by Reuters. He has also …State Department tightens scrutiny for… Continue reading…

South Korean ferry dredged up three years after sinking disaster drowned 300 passengers – The Independent

The Independent South Korean ferry dredged up three years after sinking disaster drowned 300 passengersThe IndependentA 6,800-tonne South Korean ferry has emerged from the water, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country’s southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one… Continue reading…