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Putin signs bill punishing those who insult the state

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed bills restricting online media and making a criminal of anyone who insults the state — laws that critics see as part of Kremlin efforts to stifle criticism and tighten media control. A bill passed by the Russian parliament earlier this month introduces fines for publishing materials […]

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Director-General, SEC, Mr. Munir Gwarzo

Group urges Buhari to urgently arraign SEC DG, Gwarzo

Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, direct the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to charge the former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, on the abuse of office by the award of contracts […]

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40 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

Mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers killed 40 people on what the prime minister called “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”. CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) – Mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers killed 40 people on what the prime minister called “one of New Zealand’s […]

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Surgeon denies posting patient genitalia on social media

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A prominent gender-reassignment surgeon has resigned from a Florida hospital after being accused of posting photos of patients’ genitalia along with racist and homophobic comments on his Instagram account. He denies making the posts, saying his account was hacked. Dr. Christopher Salgado also told The Associated Press on Thursday that […]

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2 top Facebook executives depart the company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says two of its top executives are leaving the company. Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and Chris Daniels, who heads messaging app WhatsApp, are departing. It isn’t clear what future plans the executives have. Cox was in charge of Facebook’s apps including its flagship social media site, as well as […]

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Lamb found trotting through New York City bridge traffic

NEW YORK (AP) — A wayward lamb running around a New York City bridge briefly held up traffic before its rescue. The animal was first seen trotting eastbound along the shoulder of Gowanus Expressway around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. New York City Police Officer Dominick Gatto says he was on-duty when a motorist informed him about […]

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US to use more aggressive cyber to strike back at enemies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Pentagon cyber leaders have told a congressional committee that the U.S. is prepared to use cyber operations more aggressively to strike back as the nation faces growing cyberattacks and threats of interference in the 2020 presidential elections. Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of U.S. Cyber Command, says the military learned a […]

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French fry-munching ferret found at California city hall

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Animal control officers are caring for a french fry-munching ferret abandoned outside City Hall in Banning, California. Officials say the brown-and-white weasel-like creature was discovered in a crate with a pile of fries early Wednesday. City workers wrapped the animal in a towel and brought it inside despite its pungent odor. […]

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Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says pills can contain ingredients like gluten, lactose or allergy-triggering dyes that may cause problems for certain patients. Boston researchers began studying so-called “inactive” ingredients after a patient with celiac disease who’s supposed to avoid gluten received a prescription drug containing it. The extra ingredients are safe for most […]

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Trump: US grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 after Ethiopia crash

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says the U.S. is issuing an emergency order grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in the wake of a crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people. Many nations in the world had already barred the Boeing 737 Max 8 from its airspace, but […]

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California governor halts execution of 737 condemned inmates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is halting the execution of more than 700 condemned inmates on the nation’s largest death row for at least as long as he’s governor. Newsom’s office tells The Associated Press he will issue an executive order Wednesday granting a reprieve to every condemned inmate. He’s also withdrawing […]

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The most senior Catholic convicted of child abuse

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The conviction and sentencing of Cardinal George Pell represent a remarkable downfall for the man who was Pope Francis’ former finance minister and third-highest ranking Catholic in the Vatican. Pell, the most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex abuse, was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting […]

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