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Explosive devices sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

The U.S. Secret Service recovered a package addressed to Ms. Clinton on October 23, and a second package addressed to the Obama residence on October 24. The U.S. Secret Service said on October 24 that it had intercepted suspect packages, identified as potential explosive devices, sent to the homes of former President Barack Obama and […]

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Indonesian held over LGBT Facebook page

An Indonesian man has been arrested for running a Facebook page that catered to the gay community, police said on Monday, under a sweeping Internet law criticised by rights groups. The administrator — whose name and age were not released — was arrested last Thursday along with his boyfriend in Bandung city after an Internet […]

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Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

LGBT leaders protest against new proposal LGBT leaders reacted with fury on Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgenders. On Sunday, The New York Times reported on a memo proposing that gender be defined […]

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Maldives court frees opposition leader convicted of bribery

Maldives court frees Opposition leader A court in the Maldives freed Opposition leader Qasim Ibrahim on Monday, setting aside a lower court’s conviction for bribery. He was sentenced to more than three years in prison last year after he joined forces with the Opposition in trying to unseat President Abdulla Yameen.AP Source: Read Full Article