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Ugandan court orders military and police to leave Bobi Wine’s property

Ugandan court orders military and police to leave Bobi Wine’s property

World
A Ugandan court has ordered security forces to stop surrounding the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine, who says he has been held under house arrest since the country's presidential elections.Ugandan authorities have said Mr Wine can only leave his home on the outskirts of the capital, Kampala, under military escort, because they fear his presence in public could incite rioting. But the judge said in his ruling that Mr Wine's home is not a proper detention facility and noted that authorities should criminally charge him if he threatens public order.Mr Wine's lawyer George Musisi told the Reuters news agency: "The judge ordered that the state and its agenciesshould immediately vacate his property and his right to personal liberty should immediately be reinstated."Incumbent Yoweri Museveni,...
I Tried 12 Cheap Sparkling Wines and Here's the Best One 

I Tried 12 Cheap Sparkling Wines and Here's the Best One 

Health
This article originally appeared on ExtraCrispy.com.For my 21st birthday, I had a “Champagne” party. I asked people to bring cava or prosecco or any other type of inexpensive sparkling wine, and we spent the evening dancing to a lot of Robyn. It seemed appropriately grown-up, and like just the kind of twinkly, fun thing to kick off my years of legal imbibing. And it was! But that night, I also learned the hard way that not all sparkling wine is created equal. There is a very wide range of cheap bubbly—from truly disgusting to very good. So, in honor of all those parties you're hosting, parties you’re going to, and random Wednesdays that deserve a little cork popping, I tasted 12 bottles of sparkling wine under $ 15 and ranked them from worst to best. This way, you can celebrate whenev...