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Bangladesh arrests 27 men on suspicion of being gay

Bangladesh arrests 27 men on suspicion of being gay

Bangladeshi police arrested 27 young men early Friday in a rare crackdown on homosexuality in the conservative Muslim-majority country, where gay sex is a crime. Gays and lesbians in Bangladesh frequently suffer discrimination and other rights abuses and many are forced to hide their sexual identity and live double lives for fear of reprisals.


1 dead, 12 injured after vehicle plows into pedestrians in Times Square

1 dead, 12 injured after vehicle plows into pedestrians in Times Square

Times Square, New York: A auto rammed pedestrians around noon. The auto came to rest with its two right wheels in the air. The carnage raised immediate fears of terrorism, fuddled by recent attacks in England, France and Germany in which vehicles ploughed through crowds of pedestrians.



6 things to take away from the Conservative manifesto announcement

European Union officials, by contrast, say they won't debate commerce until differences over the bill, the Irish border and citizens' rights are resolved. "The negotiations will undoubtedly be tough, and there will be give and take on both sides, but we continue to believe that no deal is better than a bad deal for the United Kingdom", the manifesto reads.


A look at Iran's presidential candidates

A look at Iran's presidential candidates

The elections are also for city and village councils. Iranians began voting Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear de. Iranians headed to the polls as soon as the stations opened on Friday morning. Raisi has said he won't seek to tear up the nuclear deal. Raisi also has promised monthly cash payments to the poor, a populist move that's been popular with Iranian voters in the past.



Jason Chaffetz Expected To Step Down Before His Term Ends

As chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Chaffetz is in charge of investigating wrongdoing in the government. In his role as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Chaffetz on Tuesday requested "all memorandum, notes, summaries and recordings referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the President" in a letter addressed to acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe.



Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify

Comey relating to the FBI's investigation of alleged ties between President Trump's associates and Russian Federation, or the Clinton email investigation, including all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda", reads one of the letters from Senate Judiciary Chairman Sen.