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Donald Trump’s ‘Media Bashing’ Is Already Hurting America’s Press Freedom Rating

Donald Trump’s barrage of indignant tweets and insults towards members of the “disgusting,” “incompetent,” “irrelevant,” “worthless,” “nasty,” “failing,” “pure scum,” “boring,” “dumb,” “total disaster,” “sick,” “garbage,” “fake news” media has already triggered press freedom in America to endure, in keeping with Reporters With out Borders. The liberty of data advocacy group, often known as Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), evaluates and ranks 180 nations on a number of factors together with

101-12 months-Outdated Turns into Oldest Girl Ever To Win Gold In 100-Meter Race

A 101-year-old from Chandigarh, India, made historical past on the World Masters Video games on Monday when she grew to become the oldest lady ever to say gold within the 100-meter sprint.  Man Kaur accomplished the dash in 74 seconds. She was the one athlete to compete in her age bracket. Kaur celebrated her win with a bit dance, the BBC reported. This yr’s World Masters Video games are being

Girls Are The Lifeline To These With out Entry To Water In Kenya

KILIFI COUNTY, Kenya ― Every morning earlier than the warmth rises, Kanze Kahindi units out from her one-room hut close to the village of Changojeni for a six-mile stroll to the closest small river. She returns eight hours later, balancing a yellow 5-gallon jerrycan of water on her head. Her chest and legs ache when she lastly deposits the 42-pound container in her residence, however there’s barely time to relaxation.

Father Kills Toddler On Fb Dwell

For the second time in roughly per week, a brutal killing has been uploaded to Fb. In response to police, a 20-year-old man on Monday used Fb Dwell to stream the hanging of his 11-month-old daughter. The video, which was filmed at an deserted lodge in Phuket, Thailand, confirmed the person tie a noose across the little one’s neck earlier than dropping her over the aspect of the constructing. The

China jails US girl for spying

Sandy Phan-Gillis was detained by Chinese language authorities in March 2015 throughout a enterprise journey. A Chinese language court docket has convicted an American businesswoman of spying, sentencing her to a few and a half years in jail and deportation. Sandy Phan-Gillis, a resident of Houston, has been in custody in China since March 2015 when she was detained throughout a enterprise journey with officers from Texas. One in every

China is crushing South Korea’s tourism business

That is the lesson South Korea is studying the arduous manner. The nation suffered a 40% plunge in Chinese language guests final month, in keeping with the Korea Tourism Group. Chinese language tour teams have been canceling journeys due to anger over the deployment of a controversial U.S.-built missile protection system in South Korea. Chinese language authorities are believed to have told travel agencies final month to cease promoting journeys

US simply misplaced a commerce battle with Mexico

Mexico and the U.S. have fought for years over tuna. The U.S. insists that any Mexican tuna bought within the U.S. should be “dolphin protected,” which means dolphins weren’t killed by tuna fisherman, which was as soon as frequent. Mexico says its fisherman play by the foundations. The U.S. authorities disagrees. On Tuesday, the World Commerce Group dominated in Mexico’s favor, permitting it to impose commerce sanctions price $163 million

In search of love, final male northern white rhino joins Tinder

With 1 male left worldwide, northern white rhinos under guard 24 hours Exhibiting lack of opposable thumbs isn’t any barrier to discovering love within the twenty-first century, Sudan — who lives in Kenya — has been dubbed “probably the most eligible bachelor on this planet” by the group caring for him. However whereas he has two potential suitors remaining, he wants the web’s assist to make the magic occur. With

Arctic Ocean voyage enters fragile world of previous ice, polar bears

I am on the deck of the MS Expedition ship because it hugs probably the most northerly multiyear sea ice, fashioned over millennia, simply 524 nautical miles from the North Pole. On into the horizon, blinding white ice floes flood the Arctic Ocean — chips of giant glaciers and weaker seasonal ice. The ship is engulfed by obtrusive blue and white, as sea ice and sky merge with dizzying reflections.

Democracies at danger as media freedom erodes, group says

RSF has launched its annual World Press Freedom Index The watchdog says democracies are slipping “In sickening statements, draconian laws, conflicts of curiosity, and even the usage of bodily violence, democratic governments are trampling on a freedom that ought to, in precept, be one in all their main efficiency indicators,” stated the group, additionally recognized by its French acronym, RSF (Reporters Sans Frontières). RSF’s annual index of 180 countries ranked