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In Duterte's Philippines, Having a Beer Can Now Land You in Jail More than 50,000 Filipinos have been locked up for offenses as trivial as drinking in public or being outdoors without a shirt.
New York Times | 1 hour, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pompeo, at U.N., Says North Korean Leader Must Keep Vow to Denuclearize Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, visiting the United Nations, vowed that there would be no letup in sanctions on North Korea until its leader does 'what he promised the world he would do.'
New York Times | 13 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fukushima's Nuclear Imprint Is Found in California Wine A French research team says it has stumbled on the Japanese disaster's signature in California wine, but the radioactive levels are too low to be dangerous.
New York Times | 13 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Insider Attack in Afghanistan Exposes Risks for Advisers at Center of Trump Strategy Officials are investigating whether an Army training brigade that is a top Pentagon priority had enough security personnel to protect it from partnered Afghan forces.
New York Times | 13 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Singapore hack affects 1.5 million -- including Prime Minister The largest healthcare provider in Singapore, SingHealth, has suffered a massive hack that's affected about quarter of the city-state's population.
CNN.com | 17 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Singapore's Prime Minister Among 1.5 Million Affected by Cyberattack Among the data affected were records from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, a cancer survivor.
New York Times | 17 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
India's ruling party to face no-confidence vote India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to face a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Friday in the wake of a spate of mob attacks against minorities and high profile rape cases.
CNN.com | 21 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Family of 14 Were Killed in an Airstrike. U.S. Officials Deny They Were Civilians. Of those killed in northern Afghanistan, eight were women and three children, local officials said. Two other children were said to be wounded.
New York Times | 21 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
He's Supposed to Marry a Japanese Princess. Just Don't Call Him Her Fiancé. Princess Mako's road to marriage has not been easy, and now the Japanese government is taking issue with calling the man she plans to marry her “fiancé.”
New York Times | 23 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Minister Feting a Lynch Mob? India Recoils in Disgust Jayant Sinha, an American-educated politician, draped garlands of flowers around the necks of eight convicted killers, provoking national outrage.
New York Times | Jul 20, 2018 09:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend