Daily Archive: October 23, 2017

Oct
23

South Korea to tighten mortgage rules in bid to curb household debt

Oct
23

Daily briefing: Xi Jinping Thought, Hong Kong activists freed, Commerzbank targeted

The Chinese Communist party confirms Xi’s status as its most powerful ruler since Mao by formally writing his name into the party constitution

Oct
23

Bill O'Reilly Says He's 'Mad At God' For Not Giving Him More Protection

Bill O'Reilly Says He's 'Mad At God' For Not Giving Him More ProtectionBill O’Reilly says he’s made at God over the sexual harassment allegations that drove him off the air at Fox News earlier this year.


Oct
23

‘It’s being done to intimidate us’: Israeli anti-occupation groups face crackdown

Proposed measures seem designed to shut down groups such as Breaking the Silence, denounced by rightwingers as traitors

Israeli MPs will this week consider two initiatives that critics say are aimed at shutting down one of the country’s most high-profile anti-occupation groups, Breaking the Silence, which records the testimonies of Israeli soldiers operating in Palestinian territories.

They will examine proposals for a committee of inquiry into groups receiving foreign funding, and a provision in the so-called “NGO law” advanced by Benjamin Netanyahu’s rightwing coalition that would allow the state to shut down groups it claims are working to “have [Israeli] soldiers tried under international law”.

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Oct
23

Southern California Braces For Wildfires As Region Goes On High Alert

Southern California Braces For Wildfires As Region Goes On High AlertOn the heels of devastating wildfires that killed more than 40 people in Northern California earlier this month, Southern California is now on high alert for fire danger.


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