Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sudan probes al-Bashir after ‘large sums of cash found at home’

Sudan's public prosecutor has begun investigating deposed President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering, the Reuters news agency said, citing a judicial source.  The source said on Saturday that military intelligence had searched al-Bashir's home and found suitcases loaded with more than $351,000 and six million euros ($6.75m), as well as five million Sudanese…

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina’s Lachlan Watson On Showing A Different Kind Of Queer Story

It should have been obvious, given the way Lachlan Watson views identity, that Part 1 of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina showed but one piece of their character’s gender journey. Part 2 of the Netflix show also turned out to be Act 2 of the character's own opera, to borrow Watson’s terminology. In the second installment’s…

Anthony Joshua v Jarrell Miller off after American’s second ‘adverse finding’

Anthony Joshua and Jarrell Miller (right) were due to fight at Madison Square GardenJarrell Miller has returned a second "adverse finding" from a drugs test and will now be replaced as Anthony Joshua's next opponent, says Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn. Miller was denied a licence for the 1 June bout after a first adverse finding…

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on old political guard

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets for a ninth successive Friday in Algeria to demand a complete political overhaul in the wake of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation. The protesters gathered in multiple cities throughout the country, including the capital Algiers, to call for root-and-branch reforms and the departure of the…

Wallows Grew Up Going To Coachella — Now They’re Playing It

By Kat Bein Imagine growing up in southern California and heading to your first Coachella as a high-school freshman. You're a snot-nosed kid with indie-rock dreams jamming with your best friends, and at the malleable age of 13, you see The Strokes, Kanye West, Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead, and more. You fantasize for the next seven…

Chelsea qualify for Europa League semi-finals: Blues hold off Slavia Prague fightback

The Europa League's top scorer Olivier Giroud took his tally to 10 with his strike against Slavia PragueManager Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea's slow starts to the second half of matches are becoming a "big problem", after they were forced to withstand a Slavia Prague fightback before reaching the Europa League semi-finals. Chelsea were cruising at…

Sudan’s military removes al-Bashir: All the latest updates

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has been removed by the military after months of anti-government protests against his three-decade rule. A military council led by Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan is now in power and says it will oversee a transitional period that will last a maximum of two years. Demonstrators, however, are demanding that the country's military…

BTS And Halsey’s ‘Boy With Luv’ Is The Future Of Artist Collaborations

On Wednesday (April 17), BTS scored another major accomplishment when the Korean group made Time's list of the 100 most influential people of 2019. Singer Halsey — who is featured on the group's latest single, "Boy With Love" — penned a heartfelt note for the septet in honor of their latest career milestone. In it,…

Manchester City 4-3 Tottenham Hotspur (4-4 agg)

Llorente's goal was his eighth of the seasonTottenham overcame Manchester City in a classic encounter at Etihad Stadium to reach the last four of the Champions League for the first time. Fernando Llorente's goal, bundled in from a corner and confirmed by VAR 17 minutes from time, gave Mauricio Pochettino's side victory on away goals…

‘Missed opportunity’: Critics assail Trump’s veto of Yemen bill

Washington, DC - Members of the United States Congress criticised President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution that would have ended US military support for the Saudi-UAE war in Yemen, calling it a "missed opportunity".  "From a president elected on the promise of putting a stop to our endless wars, this veto is a painful…
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US ‘to label Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group’

The United States is expected to designate Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organisation, the Wall Street Journal reported citing unnamed officials. The move would mark the first time Washington formally labels another country's military a terrorist group. The decision, which critics warn exposes US military and intelligence officials to similar actions by unfriendly governments abroad, is expected…

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