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‘Plot’ to bribe judges: SC bench reserves order

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on the maintainability of a petition in which the issue of alleged bribing of judges has been raised. A three-judge bench headed by Justic R.K. Agrawal said it was likely to pass an order in the matter on Tuesday. During the hearin...

Duterte welcomes Trump to Philippines

President Trump on Sunday met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte amid his stop in the country during his 5-nation tour of Asia. Trump and Duterte shook hands during a dinner for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), according to White House pool reports. Reuters...

Trump vouches for sincerity of Putin's 'meddling' denial

President Trump returned today to the question of Russian meddling in 2016 president election. He stated that Vladimir Putin, in response to his questions about the matter, has repeatedly denied meddling. Trump added that he believes Putin’s denials are sincere. Trump didn’...

Donald Trump says on Twitter he would never call Kim Jong Un ‘short and fat’

U.S. President Donald Trump took his war of words with Kim Jong Un on Saturday when he essentially called the North Korean leader “short and fat” on Twitter. Trump was responding to a statement from the North Korean government which called him “an old lunatic” after a sp...

Commentary: Focus on truth, law & politics at Duquesne U.

When Time asked “Is Truth Dead?” on its April 3 cover, the magazine raised the central question for the future of American public life. Duquesne University School of Law will consider this pr...

Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO: Sources

telephoned twice in the last six months and talked about cable network CNN, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters. According to one of the sources, the 86-year-old executive chairman of off...

2 European parliamentarians barred from seeing de Lima

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima said yesterday she continues to gain support from international leaders and groups despite efforts of the Duterte administration to tarnish her reputation. She thus v...

Members of int’l group pledge support to free De Lima

Delegates of the Global Progressive Forum (GPF) who are also members of the European Parliament (EP) on Saturday vowed to continue supporting detained Senator Leila De Lima despite being barred f...

The man who drafted Article 50 says it's misleading to suggest it can't be reversed

The British people are at risk of being “misled” over Brexit, the man who drafted Article 50 has said. Lord Kerr, who played a key role in drafting Article 50, the legal mechanism for a coun...

Foreign human rights advocates barred again from visiting de Lima, vow to free her

HUMAN rights advocates from the European Parliament (EP) were prevented from visiting Sen. Leila de Lima in her detention cell on Saturday as they vowed to help free her. “We were ready to vis...

Article 50 author says Brexit can be reversed

The man who originally wrote article 50 has accused the British government of misleading the public as to what it really means for the country. The British crossbench peer and author of article ...

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