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Wall Street Journal reporter says she was fired for advocating for press freedom in Hong Kong

As it happens7:14Wall Street Journal reporter says she was fired for advocating for press freedom in Hong Kong When Selina Cheng was elected head of a press freedom organization in Hong Kong, she didn’t expect her very first press conference to be about her firing from her own job. Cheng says she was fired as a reporter for the Wall …

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US agency to investigate Secret Service actions at Trump rally after assassination attempt

The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general is investigating the U.S. Secret Service’s handling of security for former President Donald Trump on the day a gunman tried to assassinate him at a rally in Pennsylvania. The agency said in a brief statement on its website Wednesday that the goal is to evaluate “the Secret Service’s process for securing former President …

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Australian soldier and her husband accused of spying for Russia

An Australian soldier and her husband accused of spying for Russia were denied bail on Friday, the first charges against suspected agents under Australia’s sweeping 2018 espionage laws. Kira Korolev, 40, and her husband, Igor Korolev, 62, are Russian-born Australian citizens and hold Russian passports. They did not appear in person and were represented by lawyers in the Brisbane Magistrates …

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Verdict in unusual trial of confessed Winnipeg serial killer to be delivered Thursday

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details. The fate of a Winnipeg man who confessed to killing four women but denies criminal responsibility will be decided Thursday after an unusual trial for the confessed serial killer. Jeremy Skibicki’s lawyers argued that he was driven by delusions related to schizophrenia and hearing voices that made him believe he was on a mission …

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Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting at Oslo 2SLGBTQ+ festival in 2022

An Iranian-born Norwegian man was found guilty on Thursday of terrorism charges in connection with a 2022 attack on a 2SLGBTQ+ festival in Oslo and sentenced to 30 years in prison. The shooting at three locations, mainly outside the London Pub, a popular gay bar, on June 25, 2022, left two people dead and nine seriously injured. The Oslo District …

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