Daily Archive: August 26, 2018

Aug 26

Catholic priest says life in danger for criticizing Duterte

A Roman Catholic priest who was one of the earliest critics of the Philippine president’s deadly crackdown on drugs has gone into hiding due to what he says were signs he’s being targeted by motorcycle-riding hitmen. The Rev. Amado Picardal said Monday that he has gone into a “more secure location” and out of the …

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Aug 26

Verdict delayed for Reuters workers in Myanmar secrets case

A Myanmar judge delayed the verdict that had been expected Monday against two Reuters journalists accused of possessing official documents illegally in a case that has drawn attention to the faltering state of press freedom in the troubled Southeast Asian nation. The verdict was postponed to Sept. 3. A judge who announced the postponement said …

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Aug 26

Chilean tourists plead not guilty in Malaysia slaying

Lawyers for two Chilean tourists who could face death sentences if convicted of killing a man in Malaysia say the duo acted in self-defense and should be acquitted. The two men pleaded not guilty Monday to killing a 28-year-old Malaysian at a Kuala Lumpur hotel on Aug. 4, 2017, less than 24 hours after arriving …

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Aug 26

This high school junior is ready to replace Sam Darnold right now

SANTA ANA, Calif. — After 29 years as the head football coach at famed Mater Dei High, Bruce Rollinson has seen just about all there is to see. So in September, when his star quarterback, junior J.T. Daniels, asked if he would meet with him and his parents, Rollinson didn’t make much of it. Usually, …

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Aug 26

After decades lost, Korean brothers' reunion 'way too short'

Ninety-three-year-old Ham Sung-chan’s eyes widen with excitement as he describes the shock and euphoria of reuniting with his baby brother, now 79, during three days of family reunions in North Korea. But there’s a deep and bitter regret, too, and it stems from a simple bit of math: After nearly 70 years of a separation …

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Aug 26

North Korea expels Japanese man who had been detained

North Korea has expelled a Japanese tourist who had been detained by authorities on unspecified charges, the official Korean Central News Agency said late Sunday. A two-sentence report said that Tomoyuki Sugimoto had been “kept under control” for questioning about “his crime.” It did not say what he had been accused of. Authorities decided “to …

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Aug 26

WATCH: Protesting in Ireland leads Pope Francis to plea for forgiveness

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Aug 26

Two Suspects Fled Possible Meth lab at an Embassy Suites

Police are looking for two suspects they say fled an Embassy Suites after a staff member reported a possible meth lab. Police say after they got a search warrant and found drug related chemicals inside the hotel on Lexington Green Circle.  Fire crews went in and checked the air quality, guests are allowed back into …

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Aug 26

One Injured In Fire Sunday Afternoon

A fire had two roads blocked off for couple hours firefighters got the call about a fire at Fast Enough Performance on Downs Avenue around 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Adding they were quickly able to contain it. The fire department says the fire started outside in a pile of tires and debris in the back of …

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Aug 26

Veteran cornerback Adam Jones signs with Broncos

Jones worked out for the Broncos on Sunday morning. He has a history with Broncos coach Vance Joseph, who was the Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive backs coach in 2014-15. Jones played for the Bengals from 2010 to 2017. He became an unrestricted free agent after the Bengals told him that they were not going to pick …

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