Hong Kong Democracy Activists Found Guilty on Umbrella Revolution Charges — World – TIME Reply


Pro-democracy leaders Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were found guilty on Thursday morning of charges relating to a protest in September 2014. The protest ultimately triggered a citywide occupation by thousands of students and supporters, which paralyzed much of Hong Kong for 79 days. Wong was acquitted of the charge of inciting an…

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The Man Who Runs the World’s Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested in Poland — U.S. – TIME Reply


The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) is seeking to extradite Ukrainian national Artem Vaulin who was arrested in Poland Wednesday and is believed to be the man behind Kickass Torrents, the most popular site for peer-to-peer file sharing. Vaulin, 30, faces two counts of criminal copyright infringement, as well as conspiracy charges relating to copyright…

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After Social Media Star’s Murder, Pakistan Will Move to Outlaw ‘Honor Killings’ — World – TIME Reply


Pakistan will move to ban so-called “honor killings” as soon as possible following the murder of a prominent social media celebrity by her brother last week, the daughter of the country’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday. A bill to remove the provision in Pakistani law that allows a victim’s family to pardon his…

via After Social Media Star’s Murder, Pakistan Will Move to Outlaw ‘Honor Killings’ — World – TIME

The U.S. Is Seizing $1 Billion In Assets in Malaysia’s 1MDB Corruption Case — World – TIME Reply


U.S. federal prosecutors have filed a civil lawsuit in order to seize more than $1 billion in assets they believe were obtained with funds siphoned off a controversial Malaysian state development fund. The move, announced by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday, is one of the largest asset seizures in U.S. history, the Wall…

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New Mexico delegate Susan Throckmorton holds up a sign during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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