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People China sentences Taiwanese activist to five years in prison
Author: 0 China sentences Taiwanese activist to five years in prison

As the court considered Lee an "active participant" and sentenced him to five years in prison because he acknowledged guilt but expressed remorse, it is hard to say the sentence is inconsistent with China's Criminal Law, Mo said. When he pleaded guilty in September, Lee told the court: "I know that my behaviour definitely violated Chinese law". The European Parliament passed a resolution in July calling upon China to release Lee.

People Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl from Onslow County
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl from Onslow County

The mother then called police at 6 a.m. Monday to report her daughter missing. The Onslow County Sheriff is searching for Mariah Kay Woods. The FBI is now involved in the search for the girl after she was taken from her bed. "She's three years old and goes by Mariah", said Woods. "She could be anywhere". Anyone with any information on Mariah's whereabouts is asked to contact If you have any information regarding this incident, call the Onslow County Sheriff immediately at 910-455-3113, or ...

People Together to Zero - Stopping violence against women and girls
Author: 0 Together to Zero - Stopping violence against women and girls

The Prime Minister pointed out that gender-based violence disproportionately affects women from diverse populations, such as trans women, women of colour, Indigenous women, refugees, and low-income earners. "Violence against women and girls takes emotional and psychological forms often resulting in perpetual stereotypes and women's subordination to men".

People White House Mulls Ban Against Staff Using Personal Cell Phones
Author: 0 White House Mulls Ban Against Staff Using Personal Cell Phones

White House issued phones cannot send texts, which are usually the fastest way that a staff member can communicate with his family at home. According to one official, too many personal phones, which aren't as secure as government devices, are connected to the wireless network in-house.

People Eight donkeys 'jailed' in India for eating plants worth Rs 50000
Author: 0 Eight donkeys 'jailed' in India for eating plants worth Rs 50000

A video has been uploaded by news agency ANI on its Twitter handle showing eight donkeys coming out from the main gate of the Orai Jail. Jail officials released the equines after he "requested for forgiveness" and submitted an affidavit stating he would not leave the donkeys loose in the area again.

People PM Modi inaugurates first phase of Hyderabad Metro
Author: 0 PM Modi inaugurates first phase of Hyderabad Metro

It has three corridors - corridor I from Miyapur- Nagole covering 29 km with 27 stations, corridor II covering JBS- Falaknuma over 15 km and with 15 stations and corridor III, from Nagole to Raidurg, covering 28 km with 24 stations. HMR has also released the train charges. The fares are fixed between Rs 10 and Rs 60, and passengers can also avail the smart card facility. The number of coaches would be increased to six depending on traffic.

People New Home Sales in US Reach Highest Level in Ten Years
Author: 0 New Home Sales in US Reach Highest Level in Ten Years

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October rose 6.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000 units from a downwardly revised September reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. New home sales in October were strongest in the Northeast, where they increased 30.2%. The number of sales listings for existing homes has tumbled 10.4% from a year earlier to just 1.8-M, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

People High-tech thieves unlock Mercedes without needing the keys
Author: 0 High-tech thieves unlock Mercedes without needing the keys

Video released by police shows two men in Solihull , near Birmingham, make off with the auto from outside its owners home. The box will pick up the signal and will trick the auto into thinking the key is being held next to it. The Crime took place in the Elmdon are of Solihull, West Midlands . This can fool the car's sensors into thinking the keys - and therefore the car's rightful owner - are present.

People Pope Francis Holds Minute of Silence in Honor of Egypt's Victims
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Among the victims were at least 27 children. A group of Egyptian journalists gathered here for a silent vigil to honour the victims of last week's attack on a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula that killed more than 300 people. Such outrageous barbaric attack reinforces our conviction that combating terrorism requires more cooperation and concerted efforts by the worldwide community to uproot it.

People Oxford Circus incident: Two men who handed themselves in to police released
Author: 0 Oxford Circus incident: Two men who handed themselves in to police released

The men, aged 21 and 40, volunteered for questioning on Saturday, after the British Transport Police said they believed the incident began with two men brawling on a Central Line platform at Oxford Circus tube station . "I was next to the Tube station and everyone started screaming and shouting and then a flood of people came up the stairs", said Greg Owen, 37. Oxford Circus subway station reopened soon afterward.

People US Navy Poseidon aircraft join search for missing Argentine submarine
Author: 0 US Navy Poseidon aircraft join search for missing Argentine submarine

The San Juan submarine with a crew of 44 stopped responding and went missing on November 15, while en route from Ushuaia to Mar del Plata. A relative of missing Argentine submarine crew member Alejandro Damian Tagliapietra, expresses her grief outside Argentina's Navy base in Mar del Plata, on the Atlantic coast south of Buenos Aires, Nov.

People Las Vegas shooting survivor killed by hit-and-run driver
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting survivor killed by hit-and-run driver

Stephen Paddock unleashed gunfire at an outdoor music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino before killing himself. "I hope my husband found peace and he's safe now". Roy's widow, Denise McClellan, informed KSNV-TV that she can't begin to comprehend why her husband survived the shooting, only to so soon after die in a hit-and-run.

People American Shiffrin leads after 1st run of World Cup slalom
Author: 0 American Shiffrin leads after 1st run of World Cup slalom

Shiffrin, the Burke Mountain Academy grad, opened up a 0.89-second advantage in the first run and then blew the doors off the competition in the second to win by 1.64 seconds over Slovakia's Petra Vlhova - victor of the season-opening slalom in Levi, Finland earlier this month - in second.

People Bali Volcanic eruption: Flights postponed till Wednesday
Author: 0 Bali Volcanic eruption: Flights postponed till Wednesday

Mount Agung volcano erupts in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the airport closure is in effect until 7 a.m. He said he has a flight scheduled for Wednesday with Taiwanese airline EVA Air, but said he doesn't expect the airport to be open by then. Through Sunday morning, Sutopo said at least 8 global flight arrivals and 13 departures were cancelled in connection with the latest eruption affecting an estimated 2,087 passengers.

People WaPo May Have Caught A Project Veritas Sting Op About Roy Moore
Author: 0 WaPo May Have Caught A Project Veritas Sting Op About Roy Moore

After Phillips told reporters her story, she continually asked them what impact they thought the story might have-and if they thought it would lead to Moore losing the election. "The intent by Project Veritas clearly was to publicize the conversation if we fell for the trap". "Because of our customary journalistic rigor, we weren't fooled, and we can't honor an "off-the-record" agreement that was solicited in maliciously bad faith", he said.

People Tufts delays Scaramucci event after he threatens suit over op-ed columns
Author: 0 Tufts delays Scaramucci event after he threatens suit over op-ed columns

Scaramucci told The Boston Globe he's not trying to curtail free speech , just defend himself against an "attack" that he considers factually inaccurate. "So either back it up or you will hear from my lawyer", Scaramucci wrote to Caballero on November 16. Scaramucci's lawyer sent a letter demanding that Caballero retract "false and defamatory allegations of fact" about Scaramucci and issue an apology.

People Wooden boat carrying 8 corpses washes ashore in Japan
Author: 0 Wooden boat carrying 8 corpses washes ashore in Japan

The latest ship came ashore 44 miles north of a marina where Japanese police last week found eight men who said they were from the North. Police said they appeared to be fishermen whose boat, found nearby, had run into trouble. In the latter vessel, authorities found North Korean tobacco and life jackets with Korean writing, but the coast guard has yet to find anything definitive linking the first craft to the rogue regime.

People New Year's Eve terror attack foiled, man arrested
Author: 0 New Year's Eve terror attack foiled, man arrested

The man is now being interviewed by police and is expected to be charged later today or tomorrow once the questioning is complete, Deputy Commissioner Patton said. Patton confirmed that the man was in possession of an al-Qaeda guidebook on how to carry out terrorist attacks. There is no ongoing threat to the public, police said.

People Pope Francis arrives in Yangon on Apostolic Visit to Myanmar
Author: 0 Pope Francis arrives in Yangon on Apostolic Visit to Myanmar

People in Kachin traditional dress sang songs and danced while others shouted "Papa Francis" and wished the pontiff good health as his motorcade passed along the streets. Among the most delicate issues facing the pope is hown to address the persecution of the Rohingya people , many of whom have fled to Bangladesh. The most tense moments of his visit are likely to be private meetings with the army chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and, separately, civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi .