Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Pakistan on Thursday named former spy chief Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir as chief of the South Asian country’s army, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid intense debate around the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s most senior general and a former head of the … Read more

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

CNN  —  As former President Donald Trump faces the new reality of a special counsel leading Justice Department investigations on his conduct, a federal appeals court on Tuesday will hear arguments about whether it should remove what has been a notable hurdle in one of the probes. The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals will … Read more

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations

CNN  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday appointed a special counsel to oversee the criminal investigations into the retention of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the January 6, 2021, insurrection. Both investigations implicate the conduct of Trump, who on Tuesday declared his candidacy in the 2024 … Read more

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations

CNN  —  The legal jeopardy former President Donald Trump faces in two federal criminal investigations took on a new tenor Friday with the appointment of a special counsel at the Justice Department. Jack Smith, a DOJ alum known for his work in international war crimes prosecutions, will take over the investigation into sensitive government documents … Read more

Kirill Stremousov: Russian-appointed official in Kherson ‘killed in road accident’

Kirill Stremousov: Russian-appointed official in Kherson ‘killed in road accident’

Ukraine CNN  —  One of the most senior Russian-appointed officials in occupied Ukrainian territory has been killed, Russian officials and state news agencies said Wednesday. The Russian-appointed deputy head of the Kherson region in southern Ukraine, Kirill Stremousov, died in a road accident, the press secretary of the head of the region said, according to … Read more

New manager for prime London agency branch revealed…

New manager for prime London agency branch revealed…

Chestertons has named a new lettings manager for its Chelsea branch. Jonathan James has been working in the industry for the past 10 years and joined Chestertons in 2020 after returning from a three-year stint working in the Middle East. He replaces Chestertons’ previous Chelsea manager, Sam Fard-Manesh, who has moved to manage … Read more

Scott Morrison claims text about not engaging in ‘day-to-day politics’ amid secret Cabinet saga was ‘misunderstood’

Scott Morrison claims text about not engaging in ‘day-to-day politics’ amid secret Cabinet saga was ‘misunderstood’

Former prime minister Scott Morrison has responded to backlash from a statement he provided to Sky News Australia claiming he was no longer concerned with the “day-to-day politics”. In an exclusive interview with Sky News Australia host Paul Murray, Mr Morrison said the text to chief anchor Kieran Gilbert was “misunderstood”. In response to a … Read more

Monkeypox Transmission in NYC Stays High, Vaccine Supply Low – NBC New York

Monkeypox Transmission in NYC Stays High, Vaccine Supply Low – NBC New York

New York City’s monkeypox vaccine rollout continues to be marred by problems, as the online appointment scheduler appeared to go down Tuesday — immediately after the city announced limited slots were available for those looking to be vaccinated. The city’s Health Department announced at 1 p.m. via Twitter that a limited amount of monkeypox vaccine … Read more