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Former South Korean presidential contender Ahn Hee-jung denied rape accusations by the two women, saying he had "consensual" sex with both

#MeToo: Former South Korean Presidential Contender Acquitted of Sexual Assault Charges

Ahn Hee-jung, the former governor of South Korea’s South Chungcheong province and a one-time presidential contender, was acquitted of sexual assault by coercion by the Seoul Western District Court on Tuesday in what became known as one of the highest profile cases to emerge from the #MeToo movement in the peninsula.

White House hunts leaker after Trump congratulates Putin

Report: Putin Has Not Yet Ordered Retaliatory Sanctions Against U.S.

Because Washington, DC, has not yet implemented new sanctions against Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against the United States, although the Russian Foreign Ministry said it is working on tit-for-tat retaliatory measures.

Oakland fire warehouse (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)

Judge Rejects Plea Deal in Ghost Ship Case, Will Go to Trial

The judge overseeing the sentencing for the two men charged with the deaths of 36 people in the infamous Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland in December 2016 tossed their plea deal on Friday, leaving the men to face trial and potential life sentences instead of the six and nine year sentences they had initially been given.

California Lottery (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Whistleblower Accuses California Lottery of Lewd Behavior

An anonymous whistleblower has sent a package to Governor Jerry Brown containing pictures allegedly showing senior California Lottery leaders behaving in a lewd manner, including one man placing his head up a woman’s shirt, at a Southern California piano bar. It is the second such missive in two years.

IN FLIGHT, IN FLIGHT : This aerial photograph taken from a military aircraft shows alleged on-going reclamation by China on Mischief Reef in the Spratly group of islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, on May 11, 2015. The Spratlys are considered a potential Asian flashpoint, and claimant …

U.S. Navy Plane Carrying CNN Crew Warned to Leave South China Sea

A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane, which was carrying a CNN news team on board Friday, flew past a series of artificial islands known as the Spratly Chain in the South China Sea. The plane reportedly received at least six separate warnings from the Chinese military to leave the area.

In this Dec. 16, 2016 photo, an alleged victim of priest Nicola Corradi poses for a photo during an interview in Mendoza, Argentina. At least 24 students of the Antonio Provolo Institute in Argentina have now come forward seeking justice for the abuse they say they suffered at the hands …

Exclusive: State Department Takes Strongest Steps Yet to Combat Human Trafficking Abroad

Human trafficking, a form of modern slavery, has existed for thousands of years and is still a serious problem in many countries throughout the world, particularly with the resurgence of extremist groups like the Islamic State. This year’s Trafficking in Person’s (TIP) report, released by the State Department, is arguably stronger than it has been in previous years and is providing renewed hope for non-profits that are seeking to end these heinous crimes against humanity.

Iran's Labour Minister Ali Rabiei, seen here addressing parliament on March 13, 2018, has been impeached amid mounting anger over the government's handling of an economic crisis which has deepened with the return of US sanctions

Iranian Lawmakers Impeach Rouhani’s Labor Minister amid Economic Woes

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s relatively “moderate” Labor Minister Ali “Ebad” Rabiei was impeached by 129 to 243 votes on Wednesday, in what appears to be a win for the Islamic Republic’s hardliners as the nation grapples with a deepening economic problems, unemployment and a slew of sanctions Rouhani has been blamed for.

In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani addresses the nation in a televised speech in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani struck a hard line Monday as the U.S. restored some sanctions that had been lifted …

Iran’s Former Ambassador Admits Regime Change Is Only Option for Iran

Iran’s former ambassador to Germany, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, made an argument on Ohio-based talk show Going Global with David Delgado on Monday evening that regime change is truly the only option for the Islamic Republic, because the nation will not change its behavior and “behave like a normal country” to have sanctions removed, as United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Trump administration has suggested.

Stanford Burghers on Quad (Introvert / Wikimedia Commons)

Palestinian Stanford Student: ‘Trauma from 1948’ Made Me Threaten ‘Zionist’ Students

A self-identified “third-generation Palestinian refugee” and student at Stanford University who, last month, threatened to “physically fight” against “Zionist students” after Israel passed a law recognize Israel as a Jewish nation-stae, has announced that he will resign from his post as a residential assistant and issued an apology where he blamed “trans-generational trauma” for his initial statement.

Gavin Newsom and Barack Obama (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty)

Barack Obama Endorses Gavin Newsom for Governor of California

Former Democratic President Barack Obama endorsed fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom for governor of California on Wednesday and praised him for being “the first to recognize the right to marry who you love” when he briefly legalized gay marriage in 2004, during his time as mayor of San Francisco.

Iranian navy personnel stand aboard two Iranian warships docked in the Sudanese Red Sea city of Port Sudan on December 8, 2012. The Iranian navy said the 1,400 ton frigate Jamaran and the 4,700 ton support ship Bushehr 'docked in Port Sudan, after successfully carrying out their assignments in the …

U.S. Officials: Iran Planning Gulf ‘Swarm’ Drill Involving 100 Gunboats

United States officials told media Wednesday that the naval fleet of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is planning to place 100 gunboats in the Persian Gulf within the next 48 hours to practice “swarm” tactics, an exercise that is usually reserved for the fall.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 21: Turkish Lira currency is seen on November 21, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Turkish Lira plunged to a record low of 3.978 against the dollar in early Tuesday trading. Concern's over deteriorating relations with the U.S. and the central bank continue to effect Turkish markets. …

Turkish Currency Falls Following U.S. Religious Freedom Sanctions

Turkey’s currency, the lira, plunged to a record low on Wednesday and continued to fall Thursday following the imposition of sanctions by the United States on two Turkish officials for their roles in the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Palestine fans (BDSlist / Twitter)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Thrills San Francisco ‘Progressives’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old “democratic socialist” who defeated a 10-term Democratic incumbent in New York’s June primary, made waves with her fellow progressives in San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday night as she described her plans to provide free Medicare and college for all.

Fighters with Afghanistan's Taliban militia talk with villagers in Ahmad Aba district on the outskirts of Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, on July 18, 2017. Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit a new high in the first half of 2017 with 1,662 killed and more than 3,500 injured, the United …

Women in Afghanistan Speak of Brutal Rapes by Islamic State Terrorists

The Islamic State’s Afghanistan proxy, known as ISIS-K (Khorasan province), has expanded significantly as its flagship operation in Syria and Iraq lost ground. In harrowing interviews with Reuters on Monday, women in Afghanistan who have faced growing ISIS brutality tell their stories of rape and abuse.

The head of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari speaks with journalists after his speech at a conference called "A World Without Terror," in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Jafari said Tuesday that the country's supreme leader has limited the range of ballistic missiles it makes to …

IRGC Chief: ‘Iranians Will Never Allow Their Authorities to Negotiate with the Great Satan’

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) chief, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, called Trump an “amateur politician” on Tuesday and declared that Iran’s leaders will never meet with U.S. President Donald Trump, one day after Trump’s second offer to meet with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani to “make a real deal” between the United States and Iran.