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Month: May 2021

France and Germany ‘seeking full clarity’ from US and Denmark on spying report

France and Germany are “seeking full clarity” on a report claiming that one of Denmark’s intelligence agencies helped the United States spy on several senior European officials, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday. “If the information is true,” Macron said during a statement to the press following a virtual Franco-German… Continue Reading

A missing hiker has been found dead after an apparent fall near Telluride, Colorado

Rescuers searching for a missing hiker in Colorado found him dead after an apparent fall Monday, officials said. The San Miguel County Sheriff’s office discovered Patrick Eells, 29, dead from traumatic injuries sustained from an apparent fall, a news release from the sheriff’s office said. Eells, an experienced mountaineer, told his girlfriend Sunday he was… Continue Reading

Brazil in ‘negotiations’ to host Copa América — just 13 days before start date

Brazil has cautioned that it is still in “negotiations” with South America’s Football Confederation, CONMEBOL, and the Brazilian Football Confederation, shortly after CONMEBOL announced Monday that Brazil would host the Copa América championship — in just 13 days. “The CONMEBOL 2021 Copa América will be played in Brazil!” CONMEBOL said on Twitter. “The start and… Continue Reading

Belgium recalls ambassador to South Korea after his wife is filmed slapping a shop assistant

Belgium is recalling its ambassador to South Korea following an incident in which his wife was recorded striking a woman in Seoul. In a statement Friday, Belgium’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it had “become clear” that Ambassador Peter Lescouhier could not “further carry out his role in a serene way.” Lescouhier’s wife, Xiang Xueqiu,… Continue Reading

Echoing QAnon forums, Michael Flynn appears to suggest a Myanmar-style coup should happen in the United States

Michael Flynn, former President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, appeared to endorse a Myanmar-style coup in the United States on Sunday. For months, QAnon and Trump-supporting online forums have celebrated the deadly military coup in Myanmar and suggested the same should happen in the United States so Trump could be reinstated as President. Flynn… Continue Reading

Elecciones en México en cifras: ¿Cuándo son? ¿Cuántos cargos se eligen? ¿Cuántas mesas de votación hay?

(CNN Español) — Con las elecciones intermedias de México a la vuelta de la esquina, aquí hay algunas cifras que debes saber, con datos del Instituto Nacional Electoral de México (INE). Sigue nuestra cobertura de las elecciones en México aquí. Al menos 88 políticos han sido asesinados en México desde septiembre rumbo a las elecciones… Continue Reading

Texas Democrats celebrate blocking restrictive voting bill, but warn of future threat to voting access

Texas Democrats on Monday cheered their derailment of a restrictive voting bill, while warning of the continued threat of the legislation that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has promised to bring back during a planned special session. “Today is a great day, but I can’t help but feeling bitter, disappointed, hurt,” Texas state Rep. Trey Martinez… Continue Reading

Un ataque «selectivo» causó la muerte de dos personas y provocó lesiones a más de 20 en Florida. Esto es lo que sabemos

(CNN)– Al menos dos personas murieron y más de 20 resultaron heridas el domingo cuando tres personas salieron de un vehículo y comenzaron a disparar contra una multitud en un club en el sur de Florida, según el director del Departamento de Policía de Miami-Dade, Alfredo Ramírez III. “Por favor ayúdennos a sacar a estos… Continue Reading
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