Alec Baldwin was handed a gun with a live round in it on a film set in New Mexico, the local sheriff has said. The actor accidentally shot dead cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded the film's director Joel Souza on Thursday ... .
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s security operation in Afghanistan became a victim of “mission creep” as the military organization allowed itself to be dragged into helping rebuild the impoverished, conflict-torn country, the official leading a process of drawing lessons from the mission said on Wednesday ... “The insurgency was still gaining strength ... 1.
COLOMBO (AFP) - A Sri LankanBuddhist monk long accused of fanning sectarian hatred will head a new task force on legal reforms in the ethnically and religiously fractured nation, according to a government announcement ...There are no women on the committee ... Many of the countries special family laws are heavily patriarchal and disadvantage women ... � ....
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“We maintain that the district judge was wrong to come to the conclusion she did,” said James Lewis, a lawyer for the US government. US officials accuse Assange of 18 offences – 17 counts of espionage and one of computer misuse – relating to WikiLeaks’ release of confidential US military records and diplomatic cables about 10 years ago ...Legal battle.
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon speaks to reporters at the US Capitol. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon unveiled a plan to hit 700 American billionaires with new taxes ... The plan was authored by Sen ... While Democrats are broadly supportive of taxing the wealthy, some were cautious about fully backing the Wyden proposal ... ....
Three weeks that — more than a decade later — rocked a once-proud franchise and raised more questions about the culture of sports ... Asked Wednesday about the law firm's report, Aldrich responded ... “There has to be some context, no different than being concerned about concussions in football games.
Another hypothesisis about the rising income inequality over the past few decades.Resources have shifted from poorer households to richer ones ... Cryptocurrency started at around 2009 through bitcoin ... (digitized NFTs) ... To quote Buttonwood, “many investors hold fierce philosophical beliefs about bitcoin – that is either salvation or damnation.”.
“It made me feel like I didn’t exist,” Beach told TSN about an alleged sexual assault by former Hawks video coach Brad Aldrich ... Beach told his family only once, he said, then tried to never think about the assault — using alcohol and drugs to avoid doing so — again.
The U.S. intelligence community has assessed that Islamic State in Afghanistan could have the capability to attack the United States in as little as six months, and has the intention to do so, a senior Pentagon official told Congress on Tuesday ... pullout thwarted by suicide bombings and other attacks claimed by Islamic State ... withdrawal in August ... .