Manning was convicted under the Espionage Act in 2013 after leaking hundreds of thousands of classified US government documents to WikiLeaks. She was originally due to be released in 2045, but her 35-year sentence was commuted by former US President Barack Obama last month during his final days in office.
ANKARA/BEIRUT Syrian rebels supported by Turkish armed forces have seized control of strategically important hills around the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab, Turkey’s military said on Wednesday. It said in a statement that 58 Islamic State militants were killed in air strikes, artillery fire and clashes.
Blackman is currently serving a life sentence for the 2011 battlefield execution, which was caught on camera. His second appeal began Tuesday and is expected to run for three days. The first day saw Blackman’s wife and a number of veterans fill the court.
The incident took place at the Fuente del Jarro industrial site in Paterna on Wednesday morning, Spain’s El Mundo newspaper reported, adding that at least one person was taken to hospital with burns.
The project was initially outlined by Sharp’s parent company, Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn. The company’s CEO Terry Gou said last month that Foxconn was considering investing in a $7 billion display-making factory in the US.
Rafael Nadal says he wants to become president of La Liga leaders Real Madrid in the future.
In the opening statement of the proceedings, Judge Aleksey Vtyurin said that Navalny “organized the crime” and was “acting out of profit motives.” The judge is also reading a guilty verdict to Navalny’s co-defendant, Pyotr Ofitserov, reports from the courthouse said.
“For any sober-minded politician, they clearly recognize that there cannot be conflict between China and the United States because both will lose — and both sides cannot afford that,” Wang Yi said after being asked about the possibility of war between two counties during a press conference in Canberra, Australia, on Tuesday.