Day: May 15, 2019

Christchurch shooter's links to Austrian far-right 'more extensive than thought'

From The Guardian World:   Christchurch shooting Emails show Brenton Tarrant was invited to meet Identitarian leader Martin Sellner, according to reports in Europe Martin Sellner, leader of the Identitarian movement in Austria, has reportedly admitted more extensive email contact with Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant. Photograph: Georg Hochmuth/AFP/Getty Images Contacts

Donald Trump escalates Iran conflict as world frets – Washington Times

From Google World News:   President Trump defended his aggressive Iran policy Wednesday, claiming his expanding pressure campaign will force Tehran into direct talks, even as critics and supporters alike on Capitol Hill demanded explanations and American allies overseas expressed concerns about another war in the Middle East. Mr. Trump

Mass rallies spread all over Brazil as President Bolsonaro cuts down great portions of public education resources, while calling protesters "imbecile students" during an economic event in Dallas, Texas

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/cowboy_pantaneiro [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Mass rallies spread all over Brazil as President Bolsonaro cuts down great portions of public education resources, while calling protesters "imbecile students" during an economic event in Dallas, Texas

Trump's Huawei ban could spark a tit-for-tat fight with Beijing that puts Apple in the middle of the crossfire – Business Insider

From Google World News:   A ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei by the Trump Administration could spark a tit-for-tat with Beijing that would turn the heat up on US tech companies, with Apple vulnerable as high-profile target for retaliation, analysts said Wednesday. One analyst thinks Beijing’s reaction could be

Tlaib becomes first Muslim woman to preside over House | TheHill – The Hill

From Google World News:   Freshman Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibTlaib becomes first Muslim woman to preside over House GOP launches anti-BDS discharge petition Hoyer: Dems will move quickly on anti-Israel boycott bill MORE (D-Mich.) become the first Muslim woman to ever preside over the House of Representatives on Wednesday. 

San Francisco politicians champion civil liberties – but back police raid on journalist

From The Guardian World:   San Francisco After authorities seize reporter’s notes, Democratic leaders say they back the raid and decline to address press freedom concerns The San Francisco police raided the home of a freelance journalist on Friday. Photograph: Simon Hayter/Getty Images San Francisco politicians pride themselves on defending

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet

From The Guardian World:   Brazil President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minority Brazilian military police patrol near a bus in flames during a student protest in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images Tens of thousands of