China Built A Vast New Infrastructure To Imprison Uighurs

This is Part 1 of a BuzzFeed News investigation. For Part 2, click here. This project was supported by the Open Technology Fund, the Pulitzer Center, and the Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism. China has secretly built scores of massive new prison and internment camps in the past three years, dramatically escalating its […]

In atypical California fires, politicians’ blame game won’t work

This wildfire season is different. And it must be frustrating for many politicians. It certainly is for pundits. That’s because there is no one really to blame. A cardinal rule of politics and punditry is to clearly state the problem, point out who’s at fault and say what should be done about it. But during […]

Fight over Terrebonne bike path rages as mayor calls for working group

Article content continued She intends to table a motion creating the working group at the next borough council meeting on Sept. 8. The group will include people who represent those with mobility challenges, elderly residents, cyclists, pedestrians and traffic experts, she said. Meanwhile, Snowdon councillor Marvin Rotrand says he will table a motion, seconded by […]

Princess Beatrice branded ‘ridiculous’ amid claims she and Eugenie suffered being royal | Royal | News

Since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced they were moving away from senior Royal Family duties, the spotlight has focused on other Windsors, with the likes of Beatrice and Eugenie taking on more roles. Both have given interviews recently, and Princess Beatrice has also endeared herself to the public thanks to her secret wedding last […]

Who wanted Alexei Navalny dead? Moscow strongly denies poisoning dissident who has been its biggest thorn

Article content continued In response, Usmanov posted two videos on social media addressed to “Alexei-damn-you-loser-Navalny” in which the billionaire said: “I spit on you.” He later won a court case against Navalny ordering the video investigation to be removed from the internet. “I don’t consider Navalny a political figure,” Usmanov told the Financial Times in […]

‘She was the aggressor’: Former Liberty student alleges sexual encounter with Becki Falwell

The messages, screenshots of which were provided by the former student to POLITICO, suggest a flirtatious relationship that went beyond what might be expected of a mother communicating with her son’s bandmate. One referenced a mutual friend who “said that she wants you to cut [your] bangs when you get your hair cut. I think […]

Hurricane Laura intensifies to category 3 with 115 mph winds, could be category 4 by landfall

Hurricane Laura strengthened to a category 3 storm Wednesday morning and was expected to intensify further before making landfall along the Texas and Louisiana border overnight. The storm’s maximum sustained winds were nearly 115 mph, and with possible higher gusts. Laura is expected to inflict damage before and long after it makes landfall, and not […]

Ukraine’s former PM Tymoshenko tests positive for COVID-19

Ukrainian former Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, and is in serious condition, her party’s spokesperson said on Sunday. The announcement, made on Facebook by the spokesperson of the “Fatherland party”, Marina Soroka, reads that “her condition is assessed as serious, her temperature is up to 39 [Celsius degrees]. Tymoshenko, is […]

California fires; Uber, Lyft Post Office problems, Newsom DNC

CLOSE Hello from sweltering Palm Springs! I’m Rebecca Plevin, The Desert Sun’s immigration reporter and most dedicated ice cream-eater. But first: Tonight is the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention. Joe Biden will address the online gathering, as will his former contenders for the nomination, including Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of […]

Germany reports highest daily coronavirus cases since April: Live | News

Germany confirmed 1,707 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the highest daily toll since April, official figures showed. India, the third worst-affected country in the world, has reported a record number of cases of coronavirus.  Brazil has expressed cautious optimism that the country’s coronavirus outbreak could […]