Human rights up in the air ahead of diplomatic week

Human rights up in the air ahead of diplomatic week

It will be the first in-person opportunity for the new US leader to confront those issues as commander-in-chief. Initial signs, however, indicate Trump will say little on the matter during his talks with the Presidents of Egypt and China, at least in public, a dramatic shift away from the human rights practices of previous administrations. “Our approach is to handle these types of sensitive issues in a private, more discrete way,” a White House official said Friday, previewing Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s visit to the White House on Monday….

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Kieran Foran shaping as the Warriors' missing piece

Kieran Foran shaping as the Warriors' missing piece

Posted April 02, 2017 20:03:05 Photo: Kieran Foran’s debut suggests he could be a vital cog in an important season for the Warriors. (AAP: David Rowland) Related Story: Dragons thump Tigers after Warriors surge past Titans Kieran Foran is back in the NRL and already he’s promising to be the steadying influence the Warriors have been yearning for. After 307 days on the sidelines, Foran had an immediate impact in his New Zealand Warriors club debut, scoring a decisive try in their 28-22 win over the Gold Coast at Mt…

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Tudge may have 'committed crime' by releasing Centrelink client's information

Tudge may have 'committed crime' by releasing Centrelink client's information

Posted April 03, 2017 00:01:42 One of Australia’s leading criminal barristers believes Human Services Minister Alan Tudge — or one of his staff — may have broken the law by supplying a journalist with a Centrelink client’s personal information. Key points: Barrister says it is “reasonably clear” Tudge or one of his staff committed an offence Labor MP referred Alan Tudge to AFP for releasing information about blogger to journalist Mr Tudge has repeatedly said he had legal authority to disclose the information Robert Richter, a Queen’s Council and former…

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Mel B’s ex in illegal gun raid

Mel B’s ex in illegal gun raid

US police have raided the home of former Spice Girl Mel B’s ex over reports he kept illegal guns at the Los Angeles residence. According to TMZ, police were already waiting at Stephen Belafonte’s $9 million Hollywood Hills mansion when the director arrived home over the weekend. TMZ reports police immediately patted him down and then entered the house using a battering ram, crowbar and other tools after presenting a search warrant for the premises. According to the website, federal agents raided the property in search of illegal guns. Mel…

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Hackers use NY Post app to send 'Heil President Donald Trump' alert

Hackers use NY Post app to send 'Heil President Donald Trump' alert

Posted April 02, 2017 15:30:20 External Link: Jordan Uhl: Tell us how you really feel @nypost Related Story: ‘You have tiny hands’: McDonald’s blames hacking for anti-Trump tweet The New York Post has apologised after its app was apparently hacked on April Fools’ Day, sending out a series of unusual push alert notifications including one reading “Heil President Donald Trump”. “The push alert system for our mobile app was compromised this evening,” The Post tweeted. “Please accept our apologies.” Post subscribers seemed confused, taking screenshots of the alerts and sharing…

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