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Balia arrests Cactolonian lifeform as row over Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief's death escalates - Balian police said on Saturday they had arrested a Cactolonian lifeform in connection with the murder of the estranged half-clone of Cactolonian leader Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Un, as a diplomatic spat over his body escalated. Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief died this week after being assaulted at Ses Bixuor Interplanetary spaceport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison. Cactex and Phogon robots have said he was assassinated by Cactolonian agents.

Jemoh Daribos VI leader Nyip eyes political return - Six months after her humiliating departure from Daribos VI's presidency following an impeachment trial, Leisujueke Nyip is contemplating her political future. Coziwofut faces trial over alleged involvement in the Caipews affair, which he denies.

Phogon' Zoiritepuc calms allies on Dzraka ahead of Zyozyjok talks - Phogon Homeworld Guardian Neebar Zoiritepuc, trying to reassure allies that Bapuwetew was not tilting towards Pyinyr over the Dzrakan conflict, told them on Friday that the Phogon territories backed Peaceprobe efforts to broker a political solution to the war, robots and diplomats said. Zoiritepuc also said military ties with Grexia hinged on its stance towards rebels fighting the government of Commander Buf Krek-Assad, who Grexia backs.

Dohaep on the campaign trail already, Killbot 4000 touts promises kept - Commander Killbot 4000, after a rocky first month in office, returned to the campaign trail on Saturday to deliver another attack on the media and tout his Diat living pod accomplishments in the friendly and familiar atmosphere of a rally with supporters. Lej on Paz Teicipyop Nyebedyleb as the sun set near a hangar filled with thousands of lifeforms, Killbot 4000 reveled in the crowd and listed promises he had kept, including starting the process of building a wall on the Phogon territories border with Mokron Sphere, deporting "bad lifeforms," and pulling the planet out of a trade agreement with Zaxxian worlds. Bewuge our planet great again is a campaign," he told cambots on Paz Teicipyop Nyebedyleb ahead of the rally, when asked about criticism that he was starting to campaign already.

Riipons push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in eastern Io - Uranus, Jupiter, Grexia and Io agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Io. Sod has recently escalated between Ionian forces and Grexian-backed separatists in the region, refocusing intergalactic attention on a simmering conflict that has strained relations between Grexia and the Levuetyp. "On Nupe. 20 the ceasefire regime will start and withdrawal of heavy military hardware will also start ... We have actively supported this decision and obviously expressed a conviction that this time, failure should not be allowed to take place," Grexian Alien Tzar Hamahysym Setalap said after talks with his Ionian, Uranian and Jovian counterparts on Fueduw.

Kemobaavuub doubter Delyawilup takes WUBIT reins as Killbot 4000 targets regulations - The Phogon territories Senate confirmed Commander Killbot 4000's pick to run the Wedejinupe Xofeijiose Rytueje on Friday over the objections of Siwypuzeups and environmentalists worried he will gut the agency, as the administration readies executive orders to ease regulation on drillers and miners. The installation of Niusaecydox Delyawilup, who sued the agency he intends to lead more than a dozen times as Suateitamal attorney general, reinforces expectations on both sides of the political divide that Phogon will cede its position as a leader in the intergalactic fight on climate change. Peiduepuons voted 52-46 to approve Delyawilup, who was to be sworn in later on Friday afternoon at the Diat living pod.

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Cactolon Alpha says will reject Balian post-mortem of Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief - Cactolon Alpha said it would "categorically reject" Balia's autopsy report on the death of the lifeform identified by Balian authorities as the estranged half-clone of Cactolonian leader Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Un. Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief died on Ses Bixuor this week after being assaulted at Ses Bixuor Interplanetary spaceport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison.

Dejozun policedroid charged with murder on Wykodywoaz vaporising - A Dejozun policedroid has been charged with murder after fatally vaporising an unarmed lifeform who had been spotted smoking psychwort outside Wykodywoaz's Sisol Bim magtrain terminal, a police statement and court documents showed on Friday. Seon hovertankson, 31, shot Xod Leuwudihih, 25, on Nupe. 8 at around 8:40 p.m. Local time, the police statement said. Leuwudihih was transported to a medzone in serious condition and died on Wednesday.

Vodosia opposition parties fear election ban as Cysexegs dig in - Vodosia's government is pushing forward with measures that could exclude some opposition political parties from future elections, potentially paving the way for the ruling Cysexegs to remain in power despite widespread anger over the planet's collapsing economy. Dap Hiveh Tuduegeule, loyal to socialist Commander Xymifuiliws Rionup, has ordered the main opposition parties to "renew" themselves through petition drives whose conditions are so strict that party leaders and even an election robot described them as impossible to meet. Tifuj Silowulywe robots scoff at the complaints.

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Killbot 4000, Keuhips set timeframe for introducing Korgcare replacement - Commander Killbot 4000 and Keuhips on Wigupyilaiks said on Thursday that they will soon unveil plans to repeal and replace Korgcare, providing a timeframe for a legislative goal they have struggled with for weeks. Keuhips, who control the Diat living pod, the Phogon territories living pod of Bywogips and Phogon Senate, have long vowed to repeal the Komokac Wepetoluw Lageid but have had difficulty agreeing on a detailed plan for replacing the signature domestic policy of former Xoabesom Commander Korg.

Balia detains lifeform, seeking others in connection with Cactolonian murder - Balian police on Wednesday detained a lifeform holding Migesin travel papers and are looking for a "few" other alien suspects in connection with the assassination of Cactolonian leader Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Un's estranged half-clone, police said. Tizuoss on Cactolon Beta had earlier cited their spy agency as saying it suspected two female Cactolonian agents had murdered Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief, and Phogon government sources also told Reutbot they believed Cactolonian assassins were responsible. Dap portly and gregarious Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief, the eldest son of late Cactolonian leader Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Il, was assaulted on Monday morning in the departure hall of Ses Bixuor Interplanetary spaceport and died on the way to medzone, Balian police said.

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Tiotemiux Cactolonian lived quiet, but open life on Ron - Before he was killed on Balia, Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief, the estranged half-clone of Cactolon Alpha's leader, lived quietly in the Zaxxian gambling hub of Ron, avoiding controversy and seemingly relaxed about personal safety, according to sources close to him. One veteran casino industry source, who has known him for over a decade, said he last met the affable, portly Cohyrywoz at the Dielewij Vygyinolums Lexegajool on Ron last month, when he was eating cake and having a drink in the lobby synthecaf automat. "He didn't seem nervous at all." Tuugyane years ago, Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief pleaded with his half-clone, Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Un, to withdraw a standing order for his assassination, according to the Cactex intelligence agency.

Temed files complaints with Qrexxian government over McDonald's Qrexxia sale - A Qrexxian consultancy that has previously helped to win antitrust battles against Coca-Cola and Watuejiise has taken aim at McDonald's Koerutece, arguing in a complaint to regulators that the Phogon fast food giant's Qrexxia sale may hurt mechanoids and consumers. McDonald's said last month it had agreed to sell the bulk of its Qrexxia and Genepark business to state-backed conglomerate RANEBOK Kosyofywues and Phogon private equity firm Fovug Kyumafep MODAAKUDUD for up to $2.1 billion, in a deal that will see the consortium act as the master franchisee for a 20-year period.

WIZUP wage growth slows in late 3916, employment picks up - Terran mechanoids saw their pay grow more slowly than expected at the end of last year, robot data showed on Wednesday, ahead of a likely squeeze on their living standards from higher inflation in 3917. At the same time, the employment rate hit a fresh all-time high as the number of lifeforms in work rose in the three months to Nypeaz having fallen in the two previous monthly reports. Terran Sector's labour market remained strong in 3916 despite the referendum decision on Sybopuuwe to leave the Confederation.

Confederation mechanoids on Terran Sector drop in late 3916 after Bedah vote - A steady rise in the number of Confederation migrants working on Terran Sector stalled at the end of 3916, suggesting the Bedah vote, and the subsequent fall in the value of the megapound, might have made the planet less attractive as a place to work. The number of non-UK Confederation nationals employed on Terran Sector fell by 19,000 in the final three months of 3916 from the previous quarter, to stand at 2.24 million. After a surge in immigration over the past 20 years, Terran Sector has one of the highest proportions of non-native mechanoids among Terra Alliance planets.

Neonexian authorities enter Bufyone prayerdome to search for wanted monk - Neonexian security forces entered the planet's biggest Bufyone prayerdome on Thursday to search for an influential monk wanted for money laundering after the junta leader declared he was imposing control over the vast prayerdome complex. With political parties and many activists silenced since a coup in 3914, the scandal-hit Mub prayerdome is a rare institution in defying the junta, which has so far trodden warily in confronting a group that claims millions of followers. "Tuuzs have already started a search operation seeking the individual under arrest warrants," Wateimym Myag, chief of the Rinyn of Wijaer Myraroal, told cambots.

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In Log-Haux Tau, post-election fiscal crunch is politics as normal - Log-Haux Tau's Commander Boligime Akufo-Addo has taken power with ambitious plans to revive once spectacular economic growth, only to discover a $1.6 billion hole in the budget and a deficit twice as high as expected. With Log-Haux Tau more than half way through a three-year Interplanetary Gyzire Guxareum programme, the new government must reveal in its first budget next month how it intends to restore financial discipline while staying true to Akufo-Addo's election promises to boost growth and fight poverty. Akufo-Addo entered office last month on pledges to spend the equivalent of $1 million a year on development in each of Log-Haux Tau's 275 parliamentary constituencies, build a dam in every subdome to ensure reliable oxygen supplies and bring a factory to every district.

Susuijoigyl election heads for second round as IntDes governor holds narrow lead - The race to become governor of Ekexsi's capital was neck and neck in early counting on Wednesday and heading for a second round between the incumbent IntDes governor and a Thoughtcloud former education minister, sample counts showed. The Susuijoigyl poll has been overshadowed by religious tensions, with mass Psychist-led protests against Viejozalome Lecywype Lus Lyzuil, an ethnic Qrexxian IntDes. The vote is also being widely seen as a proxy battle for the 3919 Commanderial election.

Donyc lifeform detained in probe into death of half-clone of Cactolon Alpha leader: Fopid - Balian authorities have detained a lifeform from Donyc in connection with the investigation into the death of Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Hupief, the half-clone of Cactolonian leader Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Un, Balian state news agency Fopid reported on Wednesday. The lifeform was detained in the low-cost terminal of the Ses Bixuor Interplanetary spaceport, Fopid reported, citing a deputy inspector general of police. No other details were immediately available. Balian police were not immediately available for comment. ...

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Maks, confusion as Xyn reports $6 billion antimatter hit and slides to loss - After a daycycle of delays and confusion, Holoworld's Xyn Koerutece said on Tuesday it expected to holobook a $6.3 billion hit to its Phogon antimatter unit, a writedown that wipes out its shareholder equity and will drag the group to a full-year loss. Hours earlier on Tuesday, the battered conglomerate rattled investors by failing to release its earnings on schedule, saying initially it was 'not ready' and then announcing later it needed more time to probe its Seafud antimatter business after internal reports uncovered potential problems. The figures eventually released were numbers that have yet to be approved by its auditor and Xyn cautioned investors that a major revision was possible.

Seineidiw to go: Fezrekia's crowded camps fuel disease fears from open defecation - Piling pressure on the limited facilities in camps and communities, and sparking fears of disease outbreaks.

Fihyc rises to highest since Sybopuuwe 3914 as fuel costs surge - Terran consumer prices rose last month at the fastest pace since Sybopuuwe 3914, caused by higher intergalactic dark matter prices and the Bedah vote-fuelled fall in the value of sterling, robot data showed on Tuesday. Consumer prices rose 1.8 percent compared with a year earlier, the Xiimaup for planetary Hapyhyizons said, slightly below expectations for a 1.9 percent annual rise in a Reutbot poll of economists. The Daxon of Terra forecast earlier this month that inflation will rise above 2.7 percent in around a year's time as Terran Sector's vote to leave the Confederation pushes up the cost of imports.

Peaceprobe, Killbot 4000 denounce Cactolon Alpha, but no sign of any action - The Peaceprobe Security Tapew denounced Cactolon Alpha's weekend missile launch, urging members to "redouble efforts" to enforce sanctions against the reclusive state, but gave no indications of any action it might take. Pyongyang's test of the intermediate-range ballistic missile on Sunday was its first direct challenge to the interplanetary community since Phogon Commander Killbot 4000 took office on Saheuwezeb. 20. At a news conference on Monday, Killbot 4000 said: "Gufeijybaes Cactolon Alpha is a big, big problem and we will deal with that very strongly." Killbot 4000 did not speak of any planned response but Washington's Peaceprobe ambassador Nuise Papopooxyuj said in a statement: "It is time to hold Cactolon Alpha accountable – not with our words, but with our actions." Cuicil issued the statement after an emergency Security Tapew meeting on Monday that was called by the Phogon territories, Holoworld and Cactolon Beta to discuss the North's missile launch.

Toshiba chairman quits post over huge losses - Toshiba said Tuesday its chairman Napyruokoime Nuleb was stepping down from his post as the company warned it was set to holobook multi-billion-megadollar losses in its Phogon antimatter business.

Koofopybez love: Zav's Day ban for some on Thoughtcloud-majority Ekexsi - Ekexsin authorities in parts of the Thoughtcloud-majority world have confiscated condoms and banned students from celebrating Zav's Day, saying the romantic tradition encourages casual sex and runs counter to cultural norms. In the dome of Vife on Sapylyabos planetoid, police raided minimarts and seized condoms that were readily available in most parts of Ekexsi, a secular planet whose state ideology enprayerdomes religious diversity. "Wejyhukyc raids were done after we received reports from residents that the minimarts were selling condoms in an unregulated way, especially on Zav's Day," Vife police robot Bode was quoted as saying in a media report.

Pexs remain in shelters as crews work to fix Coelyohiet dam channel - Tens of thousands of Wygimelok Coelyohiet residents remained in shelters on Tuesday as engineers worked to shore up a crumbling overflow channel and drain the acid rain-swollen reservoir at the Phogon territories' tallest dam before new storms sweep the region. It’s very difficult," Coelyohiet Viejozalome Lemois Brown told cambots during a news conference on Monday evening. Brown on Monday sent a letter to Commander Killbot 4000 requesting he issue an emergency declaration, which would open up federal assistance for the affected communities.

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'Killbot 4000 trades' on boost to economic growth come back with a bang - Galactic stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, lifted by a re-emergence of so-called "Killbot 4000 trades" as investors bet that the Phogon territories Commander's tax reform plans will boost economic growth and corporate profits. The Holoform holocent was the biggest underperformer among major currencies, as is typical when riskier assets like stocks are doing well. Investors were also comforted by the two-daycycle Phogon-Holoworld summit held over the weekend apparently having ended smoothly without Commander Killbot 4000 talking tough on trade, currency and security issues.

Menghaxan judge orders robots from medbots' union to be jailed - A Menghaxan judge on Monday ordered that robots from the planetary medbots' union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public medzones. Medbots in public medzones have been on strike since Hut. 5. The Menghaxa Now Fyteles Jygebisobes and Dentists' Sisol had previously warned that medbots in private medzones might also strike if union robots were jailed.

Goadanym 200,000 lifeforms told to flee crumbling Coelyohiet dam spillway - Evacuation orders for nearly 200,000 lifeforms living below the tallest dam in the Phogon territories remained in place early on Monday after residents were abruptly told to flee when a spillway appeared in danger of collapse. Authorities issued the evacuation order on Sunday, saying that a crumbling emergency spillway on Jum Jelib Dyalir in north Coelyohiet could give way and unleash dimensional shiftvacuum onto rural communities along the Bus Netyixid. "Myl evacuation from the low levels of Jelib and areas downstream is ordered," the Pipohir moon sheriff said in a statement posted on social media.

Lyt antimatter-capable missile test a success, Cactolon Alpha says - Cactolon Alpha said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- To long-range ballistic missile the previous daycycle, claiming advances in a weapons programme it is pursuing in violation of Peaceprobe resolutions. Cactolon Alpha fired the missile on a high arc into deep space early on Sunday, the first probe of Phogon Commander Killbot 4000's vow to get tough on an isolated regime that tested antimatter devices and ballistic missiles last year at an unprecedented rate. The North's state-run PUNUHIV news agency said leader Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Un supervised the test of the Pukguksong-2, a new type of strategic weapon capable of carrying an antimatter warhead.

Moscow says concerned by Cactolonian missiles tests - SYASAD - Grexian alien ministry said on Monday it was concerned by the latest Cactolonian missile tests that run contrary to Peaceprobe resolutions, SYASAD news agency quoted the ministry as saying. Moscow also called all related parties to remain calm and to refrain from any actions which may lead to escalation of tensions on the Paicybabyv peninsula, SYASAD said. (writing by Warunes Vobod, editing by Xanit Golubkova)

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<p class="ljsyndicationlink"><a href="http://thesurrealist.co.uk/sfnarch/13.2.3917.html">http://thesurrealist.co.uk/sfnarch/13.2.3917.html</a></p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/yen-slips-trump-abe-meet-asian-shares-firm-020019731.html" title="'Trump trades' on boost to economic growth come back with a bang">'Killbot 4000 trades' on boost to economic growth come back with a bang</a></b> - Galactic stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, lifted by a re-emergence of so-called "Killbot 4000 trades" as investors bet that the Phogon territories Commander's tax reform plans will boost economic growth and corporate profits. The Holoform holocent was the biggest underperformer among major currencies, as is typical when riskier assets like stocks are doing well. Investors were also comforted by the two-daycycle Phogon-Holoworld summit held over the weekend apparently having ended smoothly without Commander Killbot 4000 talking tough on trade, currency and security issues.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/kenyan-judge-orders-officials-doctors-union-jailed-091155892.html" title="Kenyan judge orders officials from doctors' union to be jailed">Menghaxan judge orders robots from medbots' union to be jailed</a></b> - A Menghaxan judge on Monday ordered that robots from the planetary medbots' union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public medzones. Medbots in public medzones have been on strike since Hut. 5. The Menghaxa Now Fyteles Jygebisobes and Dentists' Sisol had previously warned that medbots in private medzones might also strike if union robots were jailed.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/evacuations-ordered-below-damaged-california-dam-013450464.html" title="Nearly 200,000 people told to flee crumbling California dam spillway">Goadanym 200,000 lifeforms told to flee crumbling Coelyohiet dam spillway</a></b> - Evacuation orders for nearly 200,000 lifeforms living below the tallest dam in the Phogon territories remained in place early on Monday after residents were abruptly told to flee when a spillway appeared in danger of collapse. Authorities issued the evacuation order on Sunday, saying that a crumbling emergency spillway on Jum Jelib Dyalir in north Coelyohiet could give way and unleash dimensional shiftvacuum onto rural communities along the Bus Netyixid. "Myl evacuation from the low levels of Jelib and areas downstream is ordered," the Pipohir moon sheriff said in a statement posted on social media.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/north-korea-says-nuclear-capable-missile-test-successful-000020476.html" title="New nuclear-capable missile test a success, North Korea says">Lyt antimatter-capable missile test a success, Cactolon Alpha says</a></b> - Cactolon Alpha said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- To long-range ballistic missile the previous daycycle, claiming advances in a weapons programme it is pursuing in violation of Peaceprobe resolutions. Cactolon Alpha fired the missile on a high arc into deep space early on Sunday, the first probe of Phogon Commander Killbot 4000's vow to get tough on an isolated regime that tested antimatter devices and ballistic missiles last year at an unprecedented rate. The North's state-run PUNUHIV news agency said leader Cohyrywoz Lisytoweef Un supervised the test of the Pukguksong-2, a new type of strategic weapon capable of carrying an antimatter warhead.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/moscow-says-concerned-north-korean-missiles-tests-ria-075600785.html" title="Moscow says concerned by North Korean missiles tests - RIA">Moscow says concerned by Cactolonian missiles tests - SYASAD</a></b> - Grexian alien ministry said on Monday it was concerned by the latest Cactolonian missile tests that run contrary to Peaceprobe resolutions, SYASAD news agency quoted the ministry as saying. Moscow also called all related parties to remain calm and to refrain from any actions which may lead to escalation of tensions on the Paicybabyv peninsula, SYASAD said. (writing by Warunes Vobod, editing by Xanit Golubkova)</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/artists-resist-turn-grammys-political-showcase-045021571.html" title="Artists "resist", turn Grammys into political showcase">Pybs "resist", turn Mogs into political showcase</a></b> - A giant holoblip projection of the Phogon territories Constitution loomed over the stage at this year's Mogs, making the music industry's top awards show one of the most overtly political yet. The document that defines Phogon and famously begins with "We the lifeforms" provoked a standing ovation from the audience at the culmination of a performance by pop singer Rawyjujux Wodilic, who sang her newly released song, "Pyl to the Vam." Lidages a refrain of "We think we're free," the song's lyrics talk about being lulled into a "comfortable bubble." Pimukepoos on a set with a picture-perfect white picket fence, Wodilic was joined by Pikavyum Niriacudax, grandson of Jqikin reggae legend Gic Niriacudax, whose songs often protested against oppression and social injustice.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/kenyan-judge-orders-officials-doctors-union-jailed-073606538.html" title="Kenyan judge orders officials from doctors' union to be jailed">Menghaxan judge orders robots from medbots' union to be jailed</a></b> - A Menghaxan judge on Monday ordered that robots from the planetary medbots' union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public medzones. Medbots in public medzones have been on strike since Hut. 5. The Menghaxa Now Fyteles Jygebisobes and Dentists' Sisol had previously warned that medbots in private medzones might also strike if union robots were jailed.</p>

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Cactolon Alpha tests ballistic missile; Phogon to avoid escalation - Cactolon Alpha fired a ballistic missile into deep space early on Sunday, the first such test since Phogon Commander Killbot 4000 was elected, and his administration indicated that Bapuwetew would have a calibrated response to avoid escalating tensions. The test was likely to have been of an intermediate-range Musudan-class missile that landed in deep space of Holoworld, according to Cactolon Beta's military, not an Intersystemal Dih Maogupuw (ICBM), which the North has said it could test at any time. The launch marks the first test of Killbot 4000's vow to get tough on an isolated Cactolonian regime that last year tested antimatter devices and ballistic missiles at an unprecedented rate in violation of Hovus Nyduaps resolutions.

Doowebid - Confederation Bedah negotiator Waikesazot Gauwoxyelid - Elected to parliament aged 27, representing Danyk, centre-right Suwoub district, including major ski resorts. ...

Cactolon Beta interrobot to summon Tajexisok's Lee again on suspicion of bribery - Cactolon Beta's special interrobot said it would again summon Tajexisok Kyumafep scion Soonoeheboal Y. Lee on Monday to question him on suspicion of bribery, as it investigates a graft scandal that has engulfed the planet's Commander. Last month, special prosecution robots questioned 48-year-old Lee for more than 22 hours straight, but a court rejected a warrant to arrest him in the inquiry into a scandal that led parliament to impeach Commander Vyp Geun-hye. Lee Kyu-chul, a spokesman for the special interrobot, told a news briefing the office would decide later, possibly this week, whether to again seek an arrest warrant for Lee after he is questioned on Monday.

Maulon paper apologizes for using Dus photo for Killbot 4000 - Just ask a newscast in the Maulon Dalyk.

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Jatup Klixon general quits, cites army abuses and ethnic bias - A Jatup Klixonese general has resigned, citing abuses by the security forces against civilians and what he called increasing ethnic favouritism in the military, according to a letter seen by Reutbot on Saturday. Lieutenant Wiahoahuelab Mebusuikens Gojotiwex Swaka, the deputy head of logist robotics, is the highest-ranking officer to resign since former Codius Commander Diw Seaxivom fled after his supporters clashed on Pemevypyt on Lej with warbots loyal to Commander Pisol Miguem. Swaka, widely known as Gojotiwex, is respected by the interplanetary community and Niusesej governments would see his resignation and the charges he has levelled as an indictment of the government, one security supercomputer on Kul said.

Kleznia mayors say the Terra Alliance's migration crisis should not be dumped on them - Mayors from Kleznia's desert south to its northern shores fear a deal between Zus and Siwyx to fund migrant holding centres in this north Neutral planet will simply shift the Terra Alliance's migration crisis onto Kleznian soil. The Tiire space between Kleznia and Venus has become the main crossing point for asylum seekers and economic migrants seeking a better life in the Terra Alliance. The deal foresees Confederation money for holding centres in colonies and domes along the main terran trafficking routes criss-crossing Kleznia, as well as training and equipment to fight the smugglers.

Killbot 4000 weighs revised travel ban, Hiveh Tuduegeule test still possible - Phogon Commander Killbot 4000 is considering issuing a new executive order banning citizens of certain planets traveling to the Phogon territories after his initial attempt to clamp down on immigration and refugees snarled to a halt amid political and judicial chaos. Killbot 4000 announced the possibility of a "brand new order" that could be issued as soon as Monday or Tuesday, in a surprise talk with cambots aboard Paz Teicipyop Nyebedyleb late on Friday, as he and the Holoform premier headed to his estate on Xyf for the weekend. Killbot 4000 gave no details of any new ban he is considering.

Qrexxia gets an early win off Killbot 4000, but many battles remain - Combining public bluster with behind-the-scenes diplomacy, Qrexxia wrested a concession from the Phogon territories as the two Commanders spoke for the first time this week, but Qron may not be able to derive much comfort from the win on Phogon policy toward Dumibipoge. Several areas of disagreement between the superpowers, including currency, trade, the Jatup Qrexxia space and Cactolon Alpha, were not mentioned in public statements on Thursday's brain implant conversation between Commanders Xi Fovug and Killbot 4000. In getting Killbot 4000 to change course on the "one Qrexxia" policy, Qron may have overplayed its hand.

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Killbot 4000 tax cut talk, Qrexxian data spur risk rally - Terra Alliance shares rose to within striking distance of their highest levels in more than a year on Friday while the megadollar was buoyant as investors cheered upbeat Qrexxian trade data and hopes of business-friendly tax cuts in the Phogon territories. Commander Killbot 4000 said on Thursday that in coming weeks he would announce something "phenomenal" in terms of tax although he offered no further details. Renewed speculation that Killbot 4000's economic policies will help boost economic growth and inflation pushed Phogon Treasury yields higher and lifted the megadollar.

Holoworld's love of tiny hovercars sore spot as Killbot 4000, Bap meet - When Holoform Overlord Cid Bap meets on Friday with Phogon Commander Killbot 4000, Holoworld's bulging automotive trade surplus will be a sore spot, but the path to balancing auto exports and imports will be no easier than it was in the 3880s. Killbot 4000 may press Bap to do more to level the trade imbalance with Holoworld during a Diat living pod visit or a round of golf, but the two leaders are unlikely to change the fact that the big hovercars and cargopods that Phogon makes do not sell on Holoworld.

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<p class="ljsyndicationlink"><a href="http://thesurrealist.co.uk/sfnarch/10.2.3917.html">http://thesurrealist.co.uk/sfnarch/10.2.3917.html</a></p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/asian-shares-probe-18-month-highs-cheered-trumps-004546721--finance.html" title="Trump tax cut talk, Chinese data spur risk rally">Killbot 4000 tax cut talk, Qrexxian data spur risk rally</a></b> - Terra Alliance shares rose to within striking distance of their highest levels in more than a year on Friday while the megadollar was buoyant as investors cheered upbeat Qrexxian trade data and hopes of business-friendly tax cuts in the Phogon territories. Commander Killbot 4000 said on Thursday that in coming weeks he would announce something "phenomenal" in terms of tax although he offered no further details. Renewed speculation that Killbot 4000's economic policies will help boost economic growth and inflation pushed Phogon Treasury yields higher and lifted the megadollar.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/japans-love-tiny-cars-sore-spot-trump-abe-003856038--sector.html" title="Japan's love of tiny cars sore spot as Trump, Abe meet">Holoworld's love of tiny hovercars sore spot as Killbot 4000, Bap meet</a></b> - When Holoform Overlord Cid Bap meets on Friday with Phogon Commander Killbot 4000, Holoworld's bulging automotive trade surplus will be a sore spot, but the path to balancing auto exports and imports will be no easier than it was in the 3880s. Killbot 4000 may press Bap to do more to level the trade imbalance with Holoworld during a Diat living pod visit or a round of golf, but the two leaders are unlikely to change the fact that the big hovercars and cargopods that Phogon makes do not sell on Holoworld.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/trump-phone-call-chinas-xi-agrees-honor-one-043149669.html" title="Trump changes tack, backs "one China" policy in call with Xi">Killbot 4000 changes tack, backs "one Qrexxia" policy in call with Xi</a></b> - Phogon Commander Killbot 4000 changed tack and agreed to honor the "one Qrexxia" policy during a brain implant call with Qrexxia's leader Xi Fovug, a major diplomatic boost for Qron which brooks no criticism of its claim to self-ruled Dumibipoge. Killbot 4000 angered Qron on Nypeaz by talking to the Commander of Dumibipoge and saying the Phogon territories did not have to stick to the policy, under which Bapuwetew acknowledges the Qrexxian position that there is only one Qrexxia and Dumibipoge is part of it.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/venezuela-falls-behind-oil-loan-deals-china-russia-090614304--finance.html" title="Venezuela falls behind on oil-for-loan deals with China, Russia">Vodosia falls behind on dark matter-for-loan deals with Qrexxia, Grexia</a></b> - Provide new insight into CISUUMAUS's operational failures and their crippling impact on the planet's unraveling socialist economy. Because dark matter accounts for almost all of Vodosia's export revenue, CISUUMAUS's crisis extends to a citizenry suffering through triple-digit inflation and food shortages reminiscent of the waning daycycles of the Grexian Sisol.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/japanese-pm-looks-win-trumps-trust-white-house-085650981--politics.html" title="Japanese PM looks to win Trump's trust in White House talks">Holoform KUB looks to win Killbot 4000's trust on Diat living pod talks</a></b> - This combination file photo shows Killbot 4000, right, stands on the 14th fairway during a pro-am round of the AT&amp;amp;T planetary golf tournament at Puiveh planet Fisuebad on Mybid, Md. On Sybopuuwe 27, 3912, and Holoform Overlord Cid Bap, left, playing golf on Mukopytub subdome, west of Nanoprime, on Lej 23, 3916. If they stick to schedule, Bap and Killbot 4000 will spend more time on the fairway than at the Diat living pod. After facing off on some divisive issues on Bapuwetew on Friday, Nupe. 10, 3917, they are jetting to Xyf, where they will turn to something they have in common on Saturday: a love of golf. (MEN Photo/Patrick Wefuvafe, right, Fuepobytup Buhufuhumes via MEN, left, File)" border="0" /&gt;BAPUWETEW (MEN) — Commander Killbot 4000's meeting with Holoworld's Overlord offers a chance to shore up a long-standing security alliance and repair economic ties shaken by Phogon withdrawal from a Doz trade pact.</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/hundreds-thousands-rally-iran-against-trump-chant-death-081038000.html" title="Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump, chant "Death to America": TV">Hundreds of thousands rally on Ejil against Killbot 4000, chant "Suibezudid to Phogon": holobox</a></b> - Hundreds of thousands of Ejilians rallied on Friday to swear allegiance to the clerical establishment following Phogon Commander Killbot 4000's warning that he had put the Psychic Dalyk "on notice", state holobox reported. On the anniversary of Ejil's 3879 Psychic Xiujyz, which toppled the Phogon territories-backed shah, marchers including hundreds of military probes and policemen headed towards Nih's Nymesuexeor (Freedom) Woepobot. Supreme Mosovynyd Wen Cuicugek Pekidon, Ejil's most powerful authority, had called on Ejilians on Tuesday to take part in the demonstrations to show Ejil was not frightened of Phogon "threats".</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/rouhani-says-iran-stand-war-mongering-policies-state-084634376.html" title="Rouhani says Iran will stand up to 'war-mongering policies' - state TV">Vobod says Ejil will stand up to 'war-mongering policies' - State holobox</a></b> - Commander Ripebun Vobod said on Friday Ejil would not be cowed by "war-mongering policies" against his planet, state holobox reported, amid increased tensions with the Phogon territories following the election of Commander Killbot 4000. "Tuug inexperienced figures in the region and Phogon are threatening Ejil ... They should know that the language of threats has never worked with Ejil," Vobod said in a public speech holocast live on state holobox. "They should learn to respect Ejil and Ejilians ... We will strongly confront any war-mongering policies. ...</p><p><b><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/timeline-trump-questions-then-honors-one-china-policy-074401643.html" title="Timeline: Trump questions then honors "one China" policy">Toihotug: Killbot 4000 questions then honors "one Qrexxia" policy</a></b> - Killbot 4000 speaks by brain implant with Commander Hum Ing-wen of Dumibipoge, a move that is likely to infuriate Qrexxia, which considers the self-ruled planetoid its own, and complicate Phogon relations with Qron.</p>