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 2018-08-17 03:55 

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Chilean Authorities: 9 Planes Grounded by Bomb Threats in S. America...

Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their routes within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on Thursday because of bomb threats issued to Chile's civil aviation authority, its director general told journalists.At least two of the...

 2018-08-16 06:41 

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Hong Kong Independence Speech Draws Warnings...

Officials in the Chinese capital, Beijing, and in Hong Kong have issued a string of warnings after a journalists' association broadcast a speech by an advocate for the city's independence. The immediate censure by Chinese and Hong Kong officials h...

 2018-08-15 19:18 

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Media Outlets Push Back Against Trump's Criticism...

While the media and the American presidency have long had a symbiotic but frequently antagonistic relationship, since Donald Trump took office it has largely turned toxic.Trump has repeatedly termed the media the "enemy of the people." He has call...

 2018-08-14 13:25 

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Hong Kong Independence Activist Says China 'Destroying' City...

Hong Kong independence activist Andy Chan denounced China as a modern-day colonial power in a speech before a group of foreign journalists that Beijing wanted cancelled.Andy Chan, a founder of the Hong Kong National Party, told members of the Foreign Corr...

 2018-08-12 19:46 

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White Supremacists, Counter-Protesters Ready Rally Near White House...

Two separate and distinct groups of protesters white supremacists and their opponents are making their to the White House as police look to keep them apart.The white supremacists appeared to be vastly outnumbered by police and journalists as they walked d...

 2018-08-08 18:44 

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Belarus Detains More Journalists...

Belarus on Wednesday detained at least six more journalists in Minsk, including a freelance correspondent for Deutsche Welle, in a crackdown on independent media, ostensibly over unauthorized access to a state news agency. The ex-Soviet country led by str...

 2018-08-07 11:32 

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Mystery Surrounds Case of Russian Journalists Slain in Africa...

The deaths of three Russian journalists investigating their country's military presence in the Central African Republic last week has cast renewed attention on a shadowy group of private mercenaries with alleged ties to the Kremlin.The bodies of war c...

 2018-08-05 14:27 

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Trump: US Media 'Very Dangerous & Sick'...

U.S. President Donald Trump, in the midst of a working vacation, unleashed a new barrage of attacks on the national news media Sunday, saying it was "very dangerous & sick!""The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People o...

 2018-08-05 11:01 

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Bodies of 3 Russian Journalists Killed in Africa Return Home...

The bodies of three Russian journalists who were killed in Central African Republic have been brought back to Moscow, where they are to undergo a forensic examination.Svetlana Petrenko, a spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee, said Sunday t...

 2018-08-04 05:06 

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Pompeo Calls for Reporters' Release in Myanmar...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met in Singapore Saturday with Myanmar's Foreign Minister Kyaw Tin and called for the immediate release of two Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar. The journalists were charged with possessing documents linked t...

 2018-08-03 00:37 

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Iran Protests Spread to 10 Cities in Widest Unrest Since January...

Anti-government protests by Iranians fed up with their nation's economic woes have spread to 10 major cities, posing the biggest challenge to Iran's Islamist rulers since January's nationwide demonstrations.Images and reports sent by citizen j...

 2018-08-02 13:33 

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No Torture Sign on Bodies of Russian Reporters Killed in CAR...

Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that there were no signs of torture on the bodies of three Russian journalists killed in the Central African Republic this week.The journalists were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Monday. CAR...

 2018-08-02 12:17 

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Report: US News Media Part of the Problem in Misunderstanding Native Americans...

A recent report confirms what Native Americans have always known: Most Americans know little, if anything, about American Indians, and what they do know is based on flawed narratives for which the mainstream media is largely to blame. At the same time, th...

 2018-08-01 17:12 

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Dead Russian Reporters Researched Mercenaries, Mining in CAR...

Three Russian journalists were investigating Russian military contractors and mining industries in Central African Republic when they were killed there, their editor said Wednesday.The reporters were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Mond...

 2018-08-01 12:12 

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Slain Russian Reporters Worked on Contractors, Mining in CAR...

Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday.The reporters were killed in an ambush earlier ...

 2018-07-31 19:48 

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Three European Journalists Killed in Central Africa Republic Ambush...

Three European journalists were killed overnight in Central African Republic (CAR) by unidentified assailants who ambushed their vehicle, the mayor ofthe nearest town said on Tuesday.Henri Depele, the mayor of Sibut, around 200 km (125 miles) northeast of...

 2018-07-30 14:10 

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Myanmar Journalist Testifies He Didn't Know about Documents...

One of the two Reuters journalists charged with possessing official information has testified that he knew nothing about documents that police allegedly found on his phone and had no idea where they came from. Kyaw Soe Oo and colleague Wa Lone have pleade...

 2018-07-29 17:25 

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Trump, New York Times Publisher Spar over President's Attacks on US Media...

U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday he recently told the publisher of The New York Times how he came to describe the mainstream news media as the "Enemy of the People," but the news executive said he in turn told Trump his language was "in...

 2018-07-29 04:33 

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Editors Calls Capital Gazette Victims 'Friends of the People'...

The five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom last month were "friends of the people,'' and "not one of them deserved to be seen as an enemy,'' the executive editor of The Washington Post said Saturday at...

 2018-07-28 20:58 

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UK Lawmakers Urge Tougher Facebook Rules...

The U.K. government should increase oversight of social media like Facebook and election campaigns to protect democracy in the digital age, a parliamentary committee has recommended in a scathing report on fake news, data misuse and interference by Russia...

 2018-07-28 00:56 

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Media Rights Group Condemns Israel for Arrest of Palestinian Writer...

A media rights group is expressing concern after Israeli security forces arrested a prominent Palestinian writer in the West Bank.The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said Friday that Israel should immediately explain why they have Lama Khater in cu...

 2018-07-27 15:12 

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White House Defends Decision to Bar CNN Reporter from Event...

The White House on Thursday defended its decision to bar a CNN correspondent from attending an open press event but contended it had nothing to do with the questions she asked.Deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said Kaitlan Collins was denied access to T...

 2018-07-26 19:17 

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Women in Zimbabwe Presidential Race Face Long Odds...

A trade unionist, a liberation war icon, an author and a fashion designer are running for the presidency of Zimbabwe. Regardless of whether any of them is elected, they're already making history as the first female candidates for the country's hig...

 2018-07-25 17:57 

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Spokeswoman: First Lady Will Watch TV Channel of Her Choice...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman says the first lady will watch whatever she wants on TV.Stephanie Grisham, the spokeswoman, was responding Wednesday to a New York Times report that President Donald Trump was unhappy his wife's television aboard Air Fo...

 2018-07-25 06:35 

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Trump, Lawyer Discuss Potential Payment for Model's Story in Secret Tape...

U.S. cable news networks broadcast an audio recording Tuesday in which President Donald Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen discuss a potential payment for the rights to a model's story about her alleged affair with Trump.Cohen secretly record...

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