Carlos Ghosn Applies For Bail

On Monday, Carlos Ghosn applied for bail following his latest indictment over aggravated breach of trust. Reuters reports the former Nissan Motor Co chairman is fighting his fourth indictment over financial misconduct. Ghosn’s defense team filed the bail request shortly after the indictment was announced, a Tokyo court said in a statement. Ghosn faces three […]

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Huawei ‘received funding from Chinese spy and security agencies,’ CIA warns UK intelligence chiefs

The Chinese telecoms giant which may supply technology for the UK’s new 5G mobile network has received funding from Beijing’s intelligence and security agencies, the CIA reportedly warned British spy bosses. Huawei received money from China’s National Security Commission, the People’s Liberation Army and a branch of the country’s state intelligence network, The Times reported. The […]

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Black Horror Films a Platform on Social Commentary from an African American Perspective

Jordan Peele’s recent horror blockbuster, Us, follows his directorial debut in 2017 with the Oscar-winning horror film, Get Out. Critics and wide audiences have hailed the African American filmmaker as the pioneer of black horror films as metaphors on social economic and racial injustice. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more. Originally published at – [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter […]

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Yo-Yo Ma Plays Concert At US-Mexico Border

CNN reports that world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed at the US-Mexico border Saturday. The award-winning musician said his performance was designed to make a statement about global unity and hopes the concert urged listeners to “build bridges, not walls.” The classical musician brought his touring Bach Project to Laredo, Texas, in hopes that his music […]

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Tiger Woods To Strike At Masters

(CNN) It will be a different Masters Sunday, but no less explosive. The threat of severe thunderstorms in the late afternoon has forced Augusta National officials to instigate a two-tee start in groups of three, with the leading trio of Francesco Molinari, Tiger Woods and Tony Finau off at 09:20 a.m. ET. The hope is […]

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🇺🇸 ‘Not pawns’: US mayors decry Trump’s sanctuary city threat | Al Jazeera English

US President Donald Trump is considering a plan that would punish political rivals for what he says is their inaction over the US-Mexico border. He is proposing to send undocumented immigrants to cities that say they will protect them, regardless of their legal status. It involves sending undocumented immigrants to Democratic strongholds, where local authorities […]

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🌎 World Bank preparing to become ‘deeply involved’ in Venezuela | Al Jazeera English

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have said they would be guided by their members when it comes to recognising the government of Venezuela. The remark comes as the two organisations are holding their annual spring meetings in Washington. Venezuela’s National Assembly leader Juan Guaido challenged the legitimacy of embattled President Nicolas […]

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FRANCE | ‘What Assange does resembles journalism’

Judah Grunstein, Editor-in-Chief for World Politics Review, on whether Julian Assange can be called a journalist or not. Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Visit our website: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download Video” label=”5W-2uwD7dNE”]

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