Venezuela opposition congress to name parallel Supreme Court judges

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition-led congress said on Friday it will appoint 13 alternative judges to the country’s Supreme Court, whose current pro-government members have been a bedrock of support for leftist President Nicolas Maduro. While widely seen as symbolic, the move raises the specter of the development of a …

Why didn’t Japan’s First Lady speak to Trump? – BBC News

Japan woke up on Friday morning to intense scrutiny of its First Lady’s proficiency in English. It followed US President Donald Trump’s comment, as part of his broad-ranging New York Times interview, that the wife of the Japanese prime minister, Akie Abe, cannot speak any English. When netizens discovered the YouTube video of …

Exhumation of Dali’s remains finds his mustache still intact

Visitors stand near the tomb of Salvador Dali inside Dali Museum Theatre in Figueres, Spain, Friday, July 21, 2017. FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali’s embalmed remains to find genetic samples for a paternity test — a …

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In junta-ruled Thailand, critics turn to comedy

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Dissent has been muted by Thailand’s ruling generals since a 2014 coup. But there is one area where critical voices still have some space: humor. With political activity banned, internet censorship in force and activists and dissidents detained or summoned for “attitude adjustment”, public discontent is being …