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Ivan Golunov arrest: Russian reporter is freed after public outcry

Ivan Golunov arrest: Russian reporter is freed after public outcry

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device A Russian journalist has been freed after drug-dealing charges against him were dropped following a public outcry.Russian newspapers had rallied round freelancer Ivan Golunov in a rare public show of support. Mr Golunov cried as he was freed from a police station on Tuesday and vowed to continue his investigative journalism.Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev admitted his guilt had "not been proven" and said an internal inquiry had been launched.The decision came after "forensic, biological, fingerprinting and genetic tests", the minister added. Mr Kolokoltsev said he would ask Russian President Vladimir Putin to dismiss two high-ranking officials over the case: the head of the Interior Affairs D...
Reporter covering protest killed on Facebook Live

Reporter covering protest killed on Facebook Live

World
The death of a journalist covering protests in Nicaragua has been captured on camera as he filmed on Facebook Live.Angel Gahona was reporting live on unrest in the central American country when he was shot dead.At least 25 others have been killed in the last few days amid demonstrations against increased taxes, according to human rights groups.Image:The last Facebook Live shot Angel Gahona took before he was shot deadMr Gahona was in the entrance to the city hall of the southeastern city of Bluefields on Saturday when he was hit by gunfire.The reporter was describing damage to a cash machine he was videoing with his phone as a cameraman filmed behind him when a shot rang out.Image:A petrol bomb explodes near riot policemenSuddenly, he falls to the ground as others around him are heard scre...
Wilkerson's mom calls out reporter for lying about son's alcohol issues

Wilkerson's mom calls out reporter for lying about son's alcohol issues

Sports
March 9 (UPI) -- The mother of former New York Jets defender Muhammad Wilkerson claims that a reporter lied about her son having issues with alcohol and is threatening legal action.Ka'idah called into CBS Sports Radio's Boomer and Gio show on WFAN 660 on Friday to defend her son after a reporter from the New York Daily News stated that Wilkerson has "issues with alcohol."The Daily News' Manish Mehta made the claim after NFL Network reported that the free agent is visiting the New Orleans Saints."I am livid," Ka'idah said on the radio show. "Manish have never liked Muhammad.""He has always written horrible things about my son. Muhammad does not pay Manish any attention, so therefore he always has something against him. Where's his proof? Where's your proof, Manish?"The Jets suspended Wilker...