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Kim Dotcom files multi-billion dollar lawsuit against US & NZ governments

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is suing the New Zealand and US governments for billions of dollars in damages over his arrest in 2012 and the subsequent collapse of his business. Papers filed in the New Zealand High Court claim the government pursued an erroneous arrest warrant with malice and without proper legal disclosure. The Megaupload founder is now seeking damages ...

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How US went from supporting Syrian Kurds, to backing Turkey against them – in just 9 days

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been left flailing as Washington desperately struggles to avoid being shut out of Syria by its own allies – following a crisis it helped provoke just days ago. For all the backpedaling and reframing the US officials are now doing, the chronology of the volte-face from Afrin to Ankara is startlingly straightforward. READ ...

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L’Oreal hijab model steps down over anti-Israel tweets posted during 2014 Gaza war

The face of L’Oreal’s new hijab-friendly hair campaign has stepped down after anti-Israel tweets she posted during the 2014 Gaza war resurfaced. Model and blogger Amena Khan, from Leicester in England, was part of the new ‘inclusive’ hair care campaign by the French beauty brand which made history last week by featuring a woman wearing a hijab. But Khan’s newfound ...

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British ‘Invasion Day’ benefitted aboriginals despite centuries of abuse – former Aussie PM

Tony Abbott has sparked outrage by claiming the British occupation of Australia was a good thing for the country’s indigenous people, despite decades of abuse and mistreatment. “What happened on the 26th of January, 1788, was on balance, for everyone, Aboriginal people included, a good thing,” the former Australian prime minister told 2GB radio. “It’s hard to imagine a better ...

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‘Thrill seeker’ nurse charged with 97 hospital murders in Germany

A German nurse serving a life sentence for two murders has been charged with another 97 hospital murders, prosecutors said Monday. If found guilty, it would make him Germany’s deadliest post-war serial killer. The male nurse, identified only as Niels H. under reporting rules, is accused of intentionally bringing about cardiac crises to relieve boredom. The charges relate to two ...

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How long will you be in Iraq & Afghanistan? Erdogan rebuffs US call to limit Afrin operation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the US call to limit the time and scope of his nation’s operation in Afrin, Syria, pointing to Washington’s decades-long military presence in other countries. The US asked Ankara on Sunday to “ensure that its military operations remain limited in scope and duration.”  “The Afrin operation will end when it reaches its goal ...

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