Britain raises domestic threat level for Northern Ireland to ‘severe’

The level changed due to attacks on police officers Northern Ireland to host 25th anniversary of peace deal The level was reduced for the first time in a decade last year LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Britain’s intelligence agency MI5 has raised the threat level in Northern Ireland from domestic terrorism to “severe”, meaning an … Read more

Prince Harry arrives for UK court hearing against Daily Mail publisher

LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry appeared at London’s High Court on Monday for a hearing against the publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper over alleged wiretapping and other privacy breaches. Harry, the youngest son of King Charles, has filed a lawsuit against Associated Newspapers alongside other famous figures including singer Elton John, … Read more

Australian group Latitude claims 7.9 million driving license numbers were stolen in data theft

The data theft is much larger than that reported on March 16 Driver’s license, passport numbers, stolen customer records Stocks fall 2.5% March 27 (Reuters) – Australian consumer finance company Latitude Group Holdings Ltd (LFS.AX) said hackers stole nearly 8 million Australian and New Zealand driving license numbers in one of the the country’s largest … Read more

Israeli defense minister calls for halt to judicial reform

JERUSALEM, March 25 (Reuters) – Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Saturday called on the government to suspend legislation on court system changes, saying the bitter dispute over the measures posed a danger to national security . “The growing division is seeping into military and defense institutions – it is a clear, immediate and real … Read more

Roxham Road still busy with asylum seekers after Biden and Trudeau change pact

CHAMPLAIN, New York/TORONTO, March 25 (Reuters) – Asylum seekers warned by police that they could be deported have continued to enter Canada through the unofficial border crossing from the United States to Quebec at Roxham Road a day after the two countries amended a 20-year-old asylum pact trying to stem the influx. US President Joe … Read more

How the streak was pushed back into the shadow of Tennessee

COOKEVILLE, Tennessee, March 25 (Reuters) – Last April, when drag could still be performed in Tennessee without notable complaint, the curtains parted at Tennessee Tech University’s Backdoor Playhouse to reveal Joshua Lancaster wearing a black hoodie , white face paint, black lipstick and white contact lenses. He was excited about the debut of his new … Read more

Death toll in US strikes on pro-Iranian targets in Syria rises to 19 – war monitor

BEIRUT, March 25 (Reuters) – The death toll in U.S. airstrikes on pro-Iranian installations in eastern Syria has risen to 19 fighters, a Syrian war monitor said on Saturday, in one of the deadliest exchanges between the United States and supporters of Iran. forces in years. The United States carried out strikes in eastern Syria … Read more

Biden and Trudeau united against authoritarian regimes after China-Russia summit

OTTAWA, March 24 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented a united front against authoritarian regimes on Friday during Biden’s visit to the Canadian capital days after a summit was held in Moscow by Chinese and Russian leaders. Images of Biden and Trudeau standing side by side in Ottawa … Read more

Kentucky governor vetoes bill targeting transgender youth

March 24 (Reuters) – Kentucky’s Democratic governor on Friday vetoed a Republican bill to ban transgender youth from gender-affirming healthcare and restrict the public restrooms they use, opposing a national movement led by Republicans. Gov. Andy Beshear, running for a second term in Republican-leaning Kentucky in November, said the bill would increase youth suicides and … Read more

Ethiopia drops bid to end UN-ordered probe into Tigray abuses early – sources

GENEVA, March 23 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has dropped a draft motion to quickly end a UN-mandated investigation into the Tigray war, diplomats and observers told Reuters, under pressure from Western countries. The International Commission on Ethiopia, the only independent inquiry into the two-year conflict between the Ethiopian military and forces in the northern Tigray region, … Read more