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Australian Broadcaster Suspends China's CGTN Citing Human Rights Complaint

By Kirsty NeedhamSYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian broadcaster SBS said it was suspending the broadcast of Chinese TV news services CGTN and CCTV after...
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How US special-operations forces helped the US military win its first post-Cold War victory

An Iraqi T-55 main battle tank burns after an attack by the 1st British Armored Division during Operation Desert Storm, February 1991. CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images As the threat from the Soviet Union declined in the early 1990s, a new challenge for the US arose in the Middle East. The first Gulf War was a textbook conventional war, but it featured an array special-operations missions that helped secure victory. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Soon after the fall o...
Tags: Navy, Saudi Arabia, White House, Berlin Wall, Iraq, Russia, US, Trends, Coalition, Middle East, Delta, Army, Rangers, SBS, British Embassy, Saddam Hussein


Leaked: Congressional Research Service Report on Firearms Stabilizing Braces

SIG SAUER Pistol Stabilizing Brace WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- AmmoLand News has obtained a report dated February 12th, 2021 sent by the Congressional Research Service to Congress members about pistol braces. (embedded below) Congressional Research Service (CRS) is a non-partisan government think tank that works with Congressional members on reports about different issues. The service consists of 600 government employees, including lawyers, economists, reference librarians, and social,...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, John, Department Of Justice, SBS, Clinton, Nra, Congressional Research Service, Northern Virginia, Congressional, Congressional Budget Office CBO, ATF, SBR, GCA, NFA


New York just became the biggest city to make LGBT-owned businesses eligible for billions in government contracts for minority entrepreneurs

A rainbow flag waves in the wind at the Stonewall National Monument outside the Stonewall Inn in New York. Reuters New York City will officially recognize LGBT-owned businesses as part of its certification program. That means that LGBT-owned business will have access to resources like mentorship and consulting, as well as the opportunity to be suppliers for government contracts. Currently, the city has a 10-year goal to award $25 billion in contracts to women and minority-owned businesses,...
Tags: New York, NYC, Lgbt, New York City, Trends, Lgbtq, SBS, Hudson, Nelson, Jersey City, Cummings, New York City Council, Justin Nelson, Hoboken, Stonewall Inn, LBGT


United States: SEC Establishes Internal "Joint Venture" On SBS Regulation And Oversight - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The SEC established a "Security-Based Swaps Joint Venture" ("joint venture") among several divisions and offices to coordinate operations relating to security-based swap ("SBS") regulation and the oversight of SBS entities.
Tags: News, United States, SEC, SBS, Cadwalader Wickersham, Taft LLP, SEC Establishes Internal Joint Venture, Security Based Swaps Joint Venture


Australia is making Google and Facebook pay for news: what difference will the code make?

The government’s legislation to force the tech giants to negotiate with news media companies is being closely watched around the worldThe Australian government tabled world-first media legislation in parliament on Wednesday which will force Google and Facebook to negotiate a fair payment with news organisations for using their content in Facebook’s newsfeed and Google’s search.The Australian law is separate to a recent deal Facebook made to pay mainstream UK news outlets millions of pounds a yea...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Australia, Advertising, Australia news, Australian media, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, SBS, News Corporation, Guardian Australia, Nine Entertainment, Law (Australia


Meikincine Continues Torrid Sales Run for Chile’s ‘Jailbreak Pact’ with French, Australian Deals (EXCLUSIVE)

Following Chile’s most successful theatrical release of 2020 and high-profile streaming premieres in Latin America and the U.S. as an Amazon Prime Video Exclusive, Argentina’s Meikincine, sales agents on this year’s Argentine Oscar submission “The Sleepwalkers,” has sold Chilean political thriller “Jailbreak Pact” to Swift Productions in France and SBS in Australia. Recent deals struck […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Australia, France, Global, Chile, Argentina, SBS, Ventana Sur, Latin America, Meikincine, Storyboard Media


United States: SEC Proposes Replacing An Exemption For Portfolio Margining Of Credit Default Swaps And SBS - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The SEC proposed replacing an exemption for certain clearing agencies and dual registrant broker-dealers concerning the portfolio margining of swaps and security-based swaps ("SBS") that are cleared credit default swaps.
Tags: News, United States, SEC, SBS, Taft LLP, SBS Cadwalader Wickersham


TFB TUTORIAL: How To Fingerprint Yourself For NFA Applications

Due to the fingerprint requirement for National Firearms Act (NFA) applications, some people have sought the services of law enforcement, while others look to do it for themselves.  Just to clarify, you can fingerprint yourself when applying to the ATF to make a Short Barreled Rifle or Shotgun (SBR/SBS) and for suppressors.  When using your […] Read More … The post TFB TUTORIAL: How To Fingerprint Yourself For NFA Applications appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Tutorial, SBS, Editorial, ATF, SBR, NFA, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressor, Fingerprinting


Warren Mundine was not recommended for the SBS board, but the Coalition chose him anyway

The former Liberal candidate was handpicked by the government and had not been put forward by the independent nominations panelThe Morrison government handpicked unsuccessful Liberal candidate Warren Mundine to sit on the SBS board for five years, overlooking the recommendations of the independent nominations panel.The minister for communications, Paul Fletcher, said Mundine was a distinguished Australian and an advocate for Indigenous people when appointing him as a non-executive director of th...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Australian media, Indigenous Australians, Liberal, SBS, Warren Mundine, Morrison, Mundine, Paul Fletcher


Seven men bailed following suspected hijack of oil tanker off Isle of Wight

Nigerians arrested after SBS stormed Nave Andromeda are still detained by Border ForceSeven Nigerian men detained after British special services stormed an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight have been bailed, police have said.The raid was carried out by around 16 members of the Special Boat Service (SBS), backed by airborne snipers, who secured the Nave Andromeda tanker in around nine minutes. Continue reading...
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, UK News, World news, Military, Southampton, Royal Navy, SBS, Nave Andromeda, Special Boat Service SBS


Seven men bailed following suspected hijack of oil tanker

Nigerians arrested after SBS stormed Nave Andromeda are still detained by Border ForceSeven Nigerian men detained after British special services stormed an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight have been bailed, police have said.The raid was carried out by around 16 members of the Special Boat Service (SBS), backed by airborne snipers, who secured the Nave Andromeda tanker in around nine minutes. Continue reading...
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, UK News, World news, Military, Southampton, Royal Navy, SBS, Nave Andromeda, Special Boat Service SBS


Oil tanker stormed by SBS was denied port access by France and Spain

Nave Andromeda was refused permission to berth and disembark seven stowawaysAn oil tanker that was stormed by special forces off the Isle of Wight after a suspected hijack attempt had been denied port access by France and Spain to disembark seven stowaways in the days leading up to the incident.The men were detained when the Special Boat Service (SBS) stormed the Liberian-registered tanker on Sunday after it was feared the crew was no longer fully in charge. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, France, Spain, UK News, Southampton, Royal Navy, Water transport, SBS, Nave Andromeda


Q LLC & the Honey Badger AR Pistol Dilemma, the Real Issue is…NFA

Q LLC Honey Badger AR Pistol img IG the_official_q USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- “Q” LLC was a recent victim of the ATF’s dreaded “ ” letter.  There are obvious questions that need to be asked and answered, so let’s delve into this. Q’s Honey Badger is a nifty little pistol.  It is quite small in terms of overall length, which I happen to really like in any pistol.  I truly don’t want or need a 10” barrel unless I’m using it to hunt Iowa Whitetail Deer.  For just about any other application, I’d pr...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, United States, House, Iowa, Capitol Hill, SBS, Michael, Midwest, Helen, Nra, ATF, SBR, NFA, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Michael Ware


How the secretive Special Boat Service — the UK's SEAL Team 6 — trains to recapture hijacked ships at sea

It took the British SBS only seven minutes to retake a hijacked tanker on Sunday. But the swiftness of the operation is the result of decades of work.
Tags: UK, News, SBS


Oil tanker storming: Custody extended after military raid tanker

The Special Boat Service (SBS) ended a 10-hour stand-off on board the Nave Andromeda oil tanker.
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How the secretive Special Boat Service — the UK's SEAL Team 6 — trains to recapture hijacked ships at sea

The Nave Andromeda docked at Southampton, October 26 2020. Henry Nicholls/Reuters On Sunday, British military operators from the secretive SBS swept aboard a hijacked ship in the English Channel, captured the suspected hijackers, and freed the crew — all in seven minutes. The efficiency and effectiveness the operation belies the complexities of maritime counterterrorism and the decades that the SBS has spent honing its craft. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On Sunday ni...
Tags: UK, Osama Bin Laden, Iraq, Thames, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Munich, Taliban, Southampton, Middle East, Cbs, Al Qaeda, Cia, SBS, US Navy


What do we know about the SBS?

The Special Boat Service that stormed a tanker off the Isle of Wight is closely aligned to the SASThe secretive Special Boat Service, which stormed a tanker off the coast of the Isle of Wight on Sunday evening and detained seven stowaways suspected of seizing it, is Britain’s elite military unit tasked with tackling terrorist and other localised, violent incidents at sea. Its origins date back to the second world war, and the Ministry of Defence refuses to say how many fighters it comprises or g...
Tags: UK News, Britain, Military, Ministry Of Defence, Essex, SBS, Wight, Tilbury, Theresa May Continue


UK 'SBS' special forces storm tanker and detain stowaways in Channel

Troops from the Special Boat Service, a navy special forces unit whose headquarters in just a few miles away from where the vessel began showing signs of distress, boarded the Nave Andromeda near the Isle of Wight off southern England. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Home Secretary Priti Patel authorised the armed forces to board the ship "to safeguard life and secure a ship that was subject to suspected hijacking", the defence ministry said. The defence ministry declined to confirm or deny ...
Tags: UK, England, News, SBS, Ben Wallace, Defence Ministry, Priti Patel, Special Boat Service


The Best Backpacks to Take for Day Hikes and Trips

Many favor the use of backpacks—from pre-schoolers down to professionals, backpacks remain a top choice since it allows hands-free carrying. Backpacks though are not one and the same—some have features that are enough for ordinary work and school activities while some are expressly designed to cater to the needs of backpackers. If you are the type who’s into day hikes and trips, you can store your travel essentials using any of our top day backpack picks. Check out our handy guide for some of th...
Tags: Hiking, Aviation, SBS, Travel Bag, Day Backpacks, Short Travels


New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister shuts down Covid denier: "Sorry sunshine, wrong place"

New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters was taking questions after giving a speech in Tauranga when a man with a whiny North American accent demanded that the Deputy Prime Minister prove that the Coronavirus was real. Peters' response was recorded by SBS: "Where's your evidence that there's a virus that causes the disease?" — Read the rest
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New Zealand Prime Minister shuts down Covid denier: "Sorry sunshine, wrong place"

New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters was taking questions after giving a speech in Tauranga when a man with a whiny North American accent demanded that the Prime Minister prove that the Coronavirus was real. Peters' response was recorded by SBS: "Where's your evidence that there's a virus that causes the disease?" — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, New Zealand, SBS, Peters, Tauranga, Winston Peters


Cineflix Rights’ ‘The Minister’ Seduces AMC Networks, SBS, TVO (EXCLUSIVE)

Produced by Iceland’s powerhouse Sagafilm for local public broadcaster RÚV, “The Minister” has been sold by Cineflix Rights to SBS for Australia, AMC Networks International for Southern Europe, and TVO for Canada. The multiple sales follow the recently announced acquisition by North American streaming platform Topic, with more deals pending. The eight-part TV show headlines […]
Tags: News, Global, Canada, Iceland, SBS, Tvo, Cineflix Rights


How a daring hostage rescue raid helped Britain's elite special operators get their confidence back

British troops from the 1st Royal Irish Regiment with Sierra Leone soldiers during training near Freetown, September 3, 2000. Tim Ockenden/PA Images via Getty Images In late summer 2000, one of the many armed groups fighting in Sierra Leone's civil war grabbed a major prize: 11 British soldiers. It was the UK's first significant hostage crisis in 20 years, and while negotiators talked, Britain's elite special operators prepared to go in. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
Tags: UK, London, Africa, International, Trends, Senegal, Bbc, Britain, Sierra Leone, Royal Air Force, Northern Ireland, Cambodia, Un, Ira, SBS, Sas


‘Unusual Suspects,’ Female-Led Australian Caper Series, Starts Production (EXCLUSIVE)

Female-led caper mini-series “Unusual Suspects” has begin filming in Sydney this week. The four-part series, which also highlights Australia’ ethnic diversity, is being produced for publicly funded broadcaster SBS. Set in the upmarket eastern suburbs of Sydney, the story features the theft of a multi-million-dollar necklace and the women from different walks of life who […]
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Global, Production, Sydney, SBS, reStart, Aina Dumlao, Michelle Vergara Moore, Unusual Suspects


The 5 best non-US special-operations forces from around the world

Members of the French navy unit Commando Hubert take part in a drill aboard the frigate Jean de Vienne at sea off Toulon, southern France, July 7, 2017. FRANCK PENNANT/AFP via Getty Images Special operations forces have become some of the most prominent and active military units in the world.US units like Delta Force and the Navy SEALs are well-known and highly regarded, but many other countries also field top-tier special operators.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Special...
Tags: London, Australia, Navy, France, Africa, US, International, Trends, Syria, Afghanistan, Philippines, Victoria Cross, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Army, Toulon


Our Top 6 Packing Cubes

When it comes to lessening travel hassles, smart packing is key. Smart packing involves the use of packing systems—these function like the drawers on our wardrobe cabinets. They keep things in place and contain our clothes neatly. To keep your travel essentials in check, make sure to have some packing cubes on hand. Check out our curated list for some of the best sets in the market today. Top Questions What is the advantage of packing cubes? How do you use packing cubes? How ma...
Tags: Aviation, SBS, Organizer, YKK, Packing Cubes, Piece Travel Bags Better, LeanTravel Compression Packing Cubes Premium, LeanTravel Compression Packing Cubes, Bagail, Veken, Tripped Compression Packing Cubes


Viu Asian Streamer Expands Korean Content Strength With Five Supply Deals

PCCW’s Asian regional OTT platform Viu has extended several volume deals with South Korean broadcasters. Newly added deals include content partnerships with broadcasters SBS and KBS through streaming platform Wavve, CJ ENM and JTBC. The new agreements are made in addition to Viu’s existing deal with MBC. The supply deals together allow Viu to claim […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Streaming, SBS, MBC, KBS, Viu, PCCW


Body Of Seoul’s Mayor Found After Massive Search

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The missing mayor of South Korea’s capital, reportedly embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, was found dead early Friday, more than half a day after giving his daughter a will-like message and then leaving home, police said. Police said they located Park Won-soon’s body near a traditional restaurant in wooded hills in northern Seoul, more than seven hours after they launched a massive search for him. His daughter called police on Thursday afternoon and said her fa...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, News, Police, Park, Korea, SBS, Seoul, Democratic Party, Seoul South Korea, MBC, Park Geun, Park Geun Hye, Seoul City Hall, Park Chung, John Light


Missing Seoul mayor’s body found after massive search

By HYUNG-JIN KIM and KIM TONG-HYUNG SEOUL, South Korea — The missing mayor of South Korea’s capital, reportedly embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, was found dead early Friday, more than half a day after giving his daughter a will-like message and then leaving home, police said. Police said they located Park Won-soon’s body near a traditional restaurant in wooded hills in northern Seoul, more than seven hours after they launched a massive search for him. His daughter called police on Thu...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Japan, News, Police, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Park, Soccer, Korea, SBS, Seoul, Sexual Harassment, Democratic Party, Seoul South Korea