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Gabriel Jesus has UK immigration problems

Gabriel Jesus has UK immigration problems

Sports
Gabriel Jesus & English immigration Brazilian portal UOL Esporte have an update regarding Man City striker Gabriel Jesus. Jesus is still on the sidelines for the Sky Blues. He’s been out of action since the 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace in the Premier League. He suffered medial collateral damage in his knee against the Eagles. The Brazilian may still be a few weeks away from returning to first team action. But he’s on the right track as he’s now back in Man City training. But the South American has been left without his crew in Manchester. His brother and two friends have been denied entry into the country by UK immigration. 👀⚽️ A post shared by Gabriel Jesus (@dejesusoficial) on Feb 17, 2018 at 10:38am PST Overstaying their Manchester welcome
Emma Watson Donates $1.4 Million to U.K. Anti-Sexual Harassment Fund

Emma Watson Donates $1.4 Million to U.K. Anti-Sexual Harassment Fund

Entertainment
Emma Watson is putting her money where her mouth is. The actress donated £1 million (approximately $1.4 million) to the Justice and Equality Fund, a U.K.-based initiative that fights against sexual harassment, assault and discrimination. Inspired by the Time’s Up movement, the fund aims to promote “personal, social, legal and policy changes that will ensure everyone can feel safe at work, at play and at home.” Tom Hiddleston, Claire Foy, Emma Thompson and Keira Knightly have also donated. At the time of publication, the fund had raised more than £1.5 million. The donations come as more than 200 stars signed an open letter published in The Observer asking women to stand in solidarity and fight against harassment. Watson shared a photo of the article on Instagram, writing “this is the momen
A Catering Company Accused Of Funding Russian Meddling In The US Election Was A Supplier To The UK Embassy In Moscow

A Catering Company Accused Of Funding Russian Meddling In The US Election Was A Supplier To The UK Embassy In Moscow

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Stefan Rousseau / AFP / Getty Images The British Embassy in Moscow used the services of a Russian catering company that was charged with conspiracy in connection with allegations of interfering in the 2016 US election as part of an indictment returned last Friday by special prosector Robert Mueller.BuzzFeed News understands that the St. Petersburg and Moscow–based company, Concord Catering, was a supplier to the UK’s diplomatic mission in the Russian capital until December 2013, just a few months before operations to interfere with the US political system allegedly began. After the contract with the catering company ended, the embassy launched a competitive tender, and Concord decided not to put itself forward for it.Still, the embassy’s logo remained on a lis...
White House, UK blame Russian military for NotPetya wiper worm

White House, UK blame Russian military for NotPetya wiper worm

Technology
Enlarge / White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement today declaring that Russia would face "international consequences" for releasing the NotPetya malware worm. (credit: Getty Images) Following form with a finding by the government of the United Kingdom, the White House issued a statement formally blaming Russia's military for unleashing NotPetya, the destructive "wiper" worm that spread across much of the world last June. NotPetya, which at first appeared to be yet another crypto-ransomware attack similar to WannaCry, was instead designed to simply destroy data. There have been suggestions in the past that the malware was launched as part of a state-sponsored attack against Ukraine, likely by Russian attackers connected to the military. Multiple security research com...