Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has death penalty conviction overturned – CNN

The Nation Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has death penalty conviction overturnedCNNIslamabad, Pakistan (CNN) Pakistan's Supreme Court has acquitted a Christian woman who has been on death row for almost eight years on blasphemy charges. Asia Bibi, a mother of five from Punjab province, was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and …Asia Bibi: Pakistan acquits Christian woman Read More …

Fact-checking Trump's macho talk on birthright citizenship, military at the border – Washington Post

Washington Post Fact-checking Trump's macho talk on birthright citizenship, military at the borderWashington PostJonathan Swan, Axios: “On immigration, some legal scholars believe you can get rid of birthright citizenship without changing the Constitution.” President Trump: “With an executive order.” Swan: “Exactly.” Trump: “Right.” Swan: “Have you thought about …In Campaign's Homestretch, Trump Tosses Out Ideas Read More …

Suspect in shooting of multiple officers in South Carolina identified – ABC News

ABC News Suspect in shooting of multiple officers in South Carolina identifiedABC NewsThe man who allegedly opened fire on law enforcement officers in a residential neighborhood in South Carolina on Wednesday, killing one and injuring several others, is a disbarred lawyer, records from the Supreme Court of South Carolina show. A source …After Florence police shooting Read More …

Justice Department announces indictments of 7 Russians in hacking plot tied to Olympics doping scandal – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Justice Department announces indictments of 7 Russians in hacking plot tied to Olympics doping scandalUSA TODAYWASHINGTON – Seven Russian GRU intelligence officers were charged with hacking computers associated with 250 athletes and anti-doping sports organizations in the USA and around the world, Justice Department officials announced Thursday.Dutch authorities accuse Russia of targeting chemical Read More …

Pence Calls on Google to Drop Mobile Search Project in China – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Pence Calls on Google to Drop Mobile Search Project in ChinaWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—The Trump administration took aim at Google on Thursday, calling on the tech giant to halt development of a project it said would accelerate censorship efforts in China. In a speech that outlined the White House's long list of frustrations Read More …

Chinese warship nearly hits US destroyer in South China Sea near disputed islands – Washington Post

Washington Post Chinese warship nearly hits US destroyer in South China Sea near disputed islandsWashington PostBEIJING — China accused the United States of flouting its sovereignty Tuesday after an American warship sailed near islands claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, further rattling relations between the countries after weeks of escalating …US Accuses Read More …

Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, UN employees – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, UN employeesUSA TODAYPresident Donald Trump's administration this week began denying visas to the unmarried, same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and officials and employees of the United Nations — making marriage a requirement to be eligible for a visa. The policy was …Trump Administration to Deny Read More …