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Stop and search: What are your rights?

Media player Video. Boris Johnson has promised to expand stop and search powers. Police forces across England and Wales will be able to carry out searches in designated areas without authorisation from a senior officer. The law is different in Scotland and Northern Ireland, but for the rest of the UK what exactly are your rights? Katrina Ffrench, from StopWatch, explains everything you need to know if stopped by an officer. Presented by Radio 1 ... Full story

Transgender troops can sue Pentagon over Trump’s ban, judge rules

Trans troops like these service members are discharged if they refuse to serve under the gender they were assigned at birth.(MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty). Men and women who have been barred from serving in the US military because of their transgender status can move forward with a lawsuit attempting to overturn the Trump administration’s transgender troops ban. A federal judge in Maryland ruled on August 20 that the court challenge against the ... Full story

Police Provide Update On Investigation Of Yang Hyun Suk And Seungri’s Gambling Suspicions

It was revealed on August 8 that there was evidence of Yang Hyun Suk and Seungri gambling habitually at a hotel casino in Las Vegas. The two individuals were booked on August 14, and the police conducted a five-hour search and seizure of YG Entertainment’s headquarters on August 17. On August 19, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s Sophisticated Crime Investigation Division held a press conference and provided updates on the ongoing ... Full story

Police found audio file mentioning vote-rigging on 'Produce X 101' production staff's mobile phone

Police found an audio file mentioning vote-rigging on one of ' Produce X 101 ' production staffs' mobile phone while investigating into the program's vote-rigging allegations . On July 31, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency 's cyber investigation department raided CJ E&M office and its text vote data collection agency. The police found the said audio file on one of the staffs' mobile phone during the search. The file in question also ... Full story

Police give update on Yang Hyun Suk and Seungri's illegal gambling investigation

Police gave an update on Yang Hyun Suk and Seungri 's illegal gambling investigation. Last week, Yang Hyun Suk and Seungri were officially booked on the suspicion of habitual illegal gambling, and on August 19, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency held a press conference. The police stated, "We're continuing to analyze the date from the search and seizure of YG Entertainment 's headquarter office. Once the analysis is complete, we'll summon ... Full story

Police update investigation into alleged collusion between Yoochun and officers

Police have released an update about the investigation into the alleged collusion between Yoochun and officers. This past July, reports revealed Yoochun was under the suspicion of inviting police personnel to his home for dinner and drinks in 2016 around the time he was undergoing an investigation for sexual assault. On August 19, the Seoul Police Station told press, "We investigated Park, his 2 managers, and 13 police officers who were part of ... Full story

In Sri Lanka, Victor’s Justice Means No Justice at All

General Shavendra Silva is seen at the Ampara Air Force camp in eastern Sri Lanka August 24, 2009. Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a general whose forces have been credibly accused of war crimes as the commander of the national army. The move would seem to confirm the fears of those like Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, who, back in March, supported the United Nations Human Rights Council’s extension of its 2015 ... Full story

Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s international airports are the scene of the latest “first” for women citizens, who can now leave the country without permission from a male relative as the kingdom chips away at its heavily criticized guardianship system. A Saudi woman smiles with her national ID at the Bahrain immigration checkpoint, as she drives to Bahrain on the King Fahd Causeway, a bridge connecting the two countries, at the Bahrain-Saudi ... Full story

President terminates services of all his advisors

- BREAKING: President terminates services of all his advisors Full story

Google News Jeffrey Epstein from suicide watch

WASHINGTON–The Justice Department late Friday acknowledged that accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had been removed from suicide watch prior to his death by a "doctoral-level psychologist" who determined that continued monitoring was "no longer warranted." The written response to questions posed by House Judiciary Committee leaders offered little new information about the circumstances surrounding the disgraced financier's suicide earlier ... Full story

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