Rod Rosenstein denies voicing plot to remove Trump

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump. America’s second most senior law official said the allegation was “inaccurate and factually incorrect”. The New York Times, citing anonymous sources, also said Mr Rosenstein had suggested More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Kenya briefly lifts ban on lesbian film Rafiki ahead of Oscars

A Kenyan judge has lifted a ban on a film about a lesbian relationship – for a week. Kenya’s film classification board had imposed the ban on Rafiki in April for “promoting lesbianism”. But More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

President Donald Trump has challenged the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, demanding she provide evidence. Mr Trump questioned why the FBI was not called at the time of the alleged More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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James Ricketson: Jailed Australian filmmaker granted Cambodia royal pardon

An Australian filmmaker who was sentenced by a Cambodian court to six years in prison on spying charges has been granted a royal pardon. James Ricketson, 69, was arrested in June 2017 while flying a camera drone More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Chinese nanny Mo Huanjing executed for arson killings

A Chinese nanny has been executed after deliberately starting a fire that killed a mother and her three children in the eastern city of Hangzhou. Mo Huanjing, 35, was sentenced to death for arson in February. She More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Chinese anger at US sanctions for Russian weapons purchases

China has told the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over purchases of Russian jets and missiles or “bear the consequences”. The US says China has contravened US sanctions on Moscow introduced More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Lake Victoria, Tanzania ferry disaster death toll doubles

At least 94 people have known to have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, officials say. It is feared that more than 200 people may have drowned. Recovery efforts More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Philippines landslide victims 'sent texts from underneath rubble'

A landslide in the Philippines has killed at least 21 people and left dozens missing, with some texting for help from under the rubble, say police. The slide on Thursday engulfed two villages in Naga in Cebu More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles. It says such purchases contravene US sanctions on Moscow introduced in response to More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Mexico's president-elect grounded on commercial plane for hours

Mexico’s President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador still plans to sell the presidential jet after spending three hours grounded on a commercial plane. Mr López Obrador vowed to press More...