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Venezuela: captured US spy charged in alleged terrorist plot

Venezuela: captured US spy charged in alleged terrorist plot

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Venezuela’s chief prosecutor says a U.S. citizen arrested as a suspected spy has been charged with plotting a terrorist attack to sabotage oil refineries and electrical serviceBy SCOTT SMITH Associated PressSeptember 14, 2020, 10:00 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela’s chief prosecutor on Monday said a U.S. citizen recently arrested in the country as a suspected spy has been charged in an alleged terrorist plot to sabotage oil refineries and electrical service in order to stir unrest.The man, alleged to have CIA ties, had help from three Venezuelan conspirators, who were arrested with him last week near a pair of oil refineries on the country's north Caribbean coast, Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Tarek William Saab said on state
Paris Hilton opens up about alleged abuse, the trauma of infamous sex tape, and striving for $1bn

Paris Hilton opens up about alleged abuse, the trauma of infamous sex tape, and striving for $1bn

Entertainment
Paris Hilton has released a new documentary, This Is Paris, to show the world the woman behind the "character". But in the film, she also reveals deeply personal details of alleged abuse at a residential behavioural school she was sent to as a teenager.Sky News meets the star to talk about the "real Paris", her goal to make $ 1bn, and why a "weight has been lifted" now she is finally ready to speak out. "Paris Hilton has entered the waiting room for this meeting."She arrives to the Zoom room on time, just after 10am in Los Angeles, a couple of glam squad members briefly touching up her famous platinum-blonde hair to the side of the camera for just a few seconds before we begin.Businesswoman, model, DJ, heiress and perhaps the original influencer, Hilton is here, speaking to me on screen in...
Alleged money launderer who flaunted wealth on Instagram faces charges in California

Alleged money launderer who flaunted wealth on Instagram faces charges in California

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July 3 (UPI) -- Advertisement Federal prosecutors in California filed money laundering and financial fraud charges Friday against a Nigerian national from United Arab Emirates who flaunted his lavish lifestyle to millions of followers on social media. On his Instagram account "hushpuppi" and under the Snapchat handle "hushpuppi5," Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, posted photos of himself that showed him "in designer clothes, wearing expensive watches, and posing in or with luxury cars and charter jets," according to a federal arrest affidavit filed in June in the Central District of California. Abbas and unnamed conspirators are accused of acquiring millions of dollars through financial fraud schemes including emails scams. They also hijacked accounts and laundered money stolen from a U.S. la...
Israel demolishes homes of 2 alleged Palestinian attackers

Israel demolishes homes of 2 alleged Palestinian attackers

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The Israeli military says its forces have demolished the homes of two Palestinians accused of being behind a deadly blast in the West Bank last yearByThe Associated PressMarch 5, 2020, 10:07 AM2 min readJERUSALEM -- The Israeli military on Thursday said its forces demolished the homes of two Palestinians accused of being behind a deadly blast in the West Bank last year. Israel says Walid Hanatsheh and Yazan Mughamis were part of a cell that carried out the attack in August, which killed 17-year-old Israeli Rina Shnerb and injured her father and brother as they hiked down to a spring in the occupied West Bank. Hanatsheh and Mughamis, along with other alleged members of the cell, are currently facing trial in an Israeli court. Bulldozers tore down one home in the West Bank city of Bir Zeit....
Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada

Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada

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Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be considered crimes under Canadian lawBy JIM MORRIS Associated PressJanuary 17, 2020, 10:11 PM2 min readVANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be considered crimes under Canadian law. The extradition hearing for Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is scheduled to begin Monday. Meng, the daughter of the company's founder, faces charges of committing fraud to try and evade U.S. sanctions on Iran. Huawei is China's first global tech brand and Beijing views her case as a political move designed to prevent China's r...