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2019-04-16T00:08:26.474Z
Trump investigations and gun coverage shine in 2019 Pulitzer Prizes Board acknowledged journalism ‘under relentless assault’ and gave rare posthumous citation to Aretha Franklin Reporter Maggie Michael, photographer Nariman El-Mofty and videographer Maad al-Zikry spent a year producing a series of stories that told of how people in parts of Yemen were reduced to eating leaves while corrupt officials diverted international food aid
2019-04-15T23:50:51.051Z
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: I'm a jihadi... Get me out of here! RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: When Shamima Begum was tracked down I wrote that if everything went according to the usual script she'd be flown back to Britain at taxpayers' expense. It's coming true If commercial news organisations and publishers want to waste their own money seeking her side of the story that's entirely their prerogative At this rate, expect Corbyn to be on the Tarmac at Northolt to welcome home the prodigal Shamima Begum when she is flown back here to a rock star's reception on a private jet, naturally, chartered at taxpayers' expense
2019-04-15T23:17:46.794Z
Fury as veteran faces murder charge for 1972 shooting in The Troubles AN ex-Army chief last night blasted a veteran’s murder rap for a 1972 shooting in The Troubles. The man, named as Soldier B, is charged over the death of Daniel Hegarty, 15. He is also charged with… Soldier B was among troops sent to Londonderry after IRA blasts After judges quashed a similar 2016 decision, a prosecutors’ review brought charges The Government vowed full legal and pastoral support for him RING us on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL exclusive@the-sun.co.uk
2019-04-15T22:52:39.323Z
Venezuela crisis: Maduro accuses Canada of supporting Trump's 'WAR adventure' THE regime of Nicolás Maduro has fired a warning shot at Canada, accusing Justin Trudeau’s government of allying itself with Trump’s hardline stance, deeming Canadian support a “war adventure”. Venezuela has faced fresh sanctions from Canada (Image: GETTY) Justin Trudeau’s government has imposed more sanctions on the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who it blames for the country’s deteriorating political and economic situation
2019-04-15T22:30:34.563Z
Pulitzer Prizes honor coverage of mass shootings, Trump's hush-money scandals, Yemen's civil war The Pulitzers, U.S. journalism's highest honor, reflected a year when journalism also came under attack in other ways. Ann Wang | Reuters Detained Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone are escorted by police as they leave after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, August 20, 2018 The AP's international reporting prize went to a team of journalists who documented atrocities and suffering in Yemen, illuminating the human toll of its 4-year-old civil war
2019-04-15T22:25:30.625Z
Shamima Begum has legal fees paid for by the taxpayer The Mail broke the news yesterday that Shamima Begum, who was just 15 when she left her family in east London to join Islamic State, was in line for legal aid to help fund her fight to return to Britain. 'She has legal rights, just like anybody else does' [File photo] The families of the four soldiers killed in the 1982 atrocity were denied legal aid to sue IRA terrorist John Downey, whose trial for the murders collapsed due to blunders by police and civil servants
2019-04-15T22:21:25.074Z
Opinion | The real threat to religious freedom is Trump What if some future president views evangelical Protestantism as incompatible with American democracy? By Michael Gerson Michael Gerson Columnist Email Bio Follow Columnist April 15 at 5:57 PM So another norm of public decency falls, like a historical building demolished to make way for one of Donald Trump’s tasteless towers He has said, We’re having problems with the Muslims
2019-04-15T22:08:41.504Z
Shamima Begum appoints lawyer who represented hate preacher Abu Qatada Gareth Peirce, once described as the lawyer of choice ‘for every accused jihadist and IRA suspect’, took on the case last week as Shamima Begum fights for her UK citizenship. In Qatada's case, she was said to have pulled off a breathtaking coup by filing an eleventh-hour appeal to Europe on behalf of her widely demonised client in 2012 Officials believe El Shafee Elsheikh was part of a notorious 'execution cell' responsible for the beheading of at least 27 Western hostages [File photo]
2019-04-15T22:00:48.705Z
Assange, Manning had reason to believe leaks would injure U.S.:... WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chels... Barry Pollack, a lawyer for Assange in Washington, said: Encouraging sources to provide information, and using methods to protect their identity, are common practices by all journalists There is no new information in the affidavit that was unavailable to the Department of Justice when it decided in the Obama administration that pursuing criminal charges against Mr. Assange would be contrary to the First Amendment Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-04-15T21:55:29.745Z
China says Japan should do more to seek cooperation, not competition China urged Japan on Monday to do more to follow through on its intention of seeking cooperation with China rather than competition, warning that there was still weakness in their relationship. China and Japan have sparred frequently about their painful history, with Beijing often accusing Tokyo of not properly atoning… There are major opportunities, and there are also sensitivities and weaknesses, China's foreign ministry cited Wang as saying The Japanese side has said many times that China and Japan should turn competition into coordination, and (we) hope that Japan can take even more actual steps in this regard Click For Restrictions - https://agency.reuters.com/en/copyright.html
2019-04-15T21:52:37.515Z
Measles cases are up nearly 300% from last year. This is a global crisis Henrietta H. Fore and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus write the measles crisis is only worsening -- with over 100,000 new cases since the start of 2019 -- and it requires everyone's commitment to successfully combat. MUST WATCH NY county bans unvaccinated kids from public areas 01:34 Henrietta H Fore is the executive director of UNICEF This uncertainty can be fueled by the proliferation of confusing and contradictory information online Harmful content has proliferated on digital channels, amplified by algorithms that reward controversy and clicks, and exploited by anti-vaccine activists to sow mistrust
2019-04-15T21:46:33.231Z
Criminal complaint details case against Julian Assange Investigators relied on his and Chelsea Manning’s online chats. By Rachel Weiner Rachel Weiner Local reporter covering federal court in Alexandria, Va Brown also argued, as prosecutors did when Manning was tried in 2013, that the two had reason to believe that public disclosure of the classified Army information Manning shared would cause injury to the United States
2019-04-15T21:44:53.047Z
Venezuela opposition leader ducks roadblocks in Maduro fight MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Obstacles have met Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó at nearly every turn since he declared presidential powers in a bid to end socialist President Nicolas... The masses of supporters who flooded the streets in the capital of Caracas immediately after Guaidó declared presidential powers aimed at toppling Maduro have begun to wane We’re not going to bend our knees if that’s what they tell us to do, Guaidó said, as the mass of people cheered in support, shouting, Yes we can!
2019-04-15T21:24:59.927Z
Associated Press, New York Times, Boston Globe, and Miami Herald among Pulitzer winners The AP, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The Wall Street Journal are among the institutions that won Pulitzers in 2019. Delivery: Fri Invalid email address Thank you! You're almost signed up for Managing Your Money Keep an eye out for an email to confirm your newsletter registration (Moved by the jury from Breaking News Photography, where it was originally entered.)
2019-04-15T20:47:44.114Z
Pulitzer Prizes awarded for coverage of mass shootings, Trump investigations The South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday and were recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Annapolis,... Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are serving a seven-year sentence after being convicted of violating the country’s Official Secrets Act In the U.S., journalists have been contending with attacks on the media’s integrity from the president on down We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment
2019-04-15T20:47:03.051Z
14 million visitors a year: What you need to know about Notre-Dame Cathedral The famed Paris Notre Dame cathedral, engulfed in flames on Monday, is Europe's most-visited historic monument and emblem of France, pulling in some 12 to 14 million visitors each year. Here are some key facts about the Gothic cathedral. The architectural gem located on the Ile de la Cite - one of two tiny natural islands in the Seine River in Paris -- was at the centre of the French capital in the Middle Ages Five religious services are held there every day and seven on Sundays In September 2016 a car packed with gas canisters was discovered near the cathedral
2019-04-15T20:17:51.314Z
Capital Gazette Receives Pulitzer Prize Special Citation For Newsroom Shooting Coverage Multiple news outlets won awards for coverage of mass shootings in their communities, including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Ga... The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won the breaking news award for its coverage of the October shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue, which captured the anguish and resilience of a community thrust into grief, the committee said in its citation The late singer Aretha Franklin also received a special citation for her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades
2019-04-15T20:17:41.794Z