Instead of choosing a single person like they normally would, TIME Magazine made a decision to choose multiple people - all of those who have either been killed and imprisoned as journalists.
"She has exposed Duterte's propaganda machine, the extrajudicial killings and ... she's been a legal target in the Philippines, now under indictment in what many perceive as retribution for her reporting", he said.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been imprisoned for almost a year in Myanmar after investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims. As well the likes of former U.S. president Barack Obama, civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr and former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the magazine has also awarded influential events and people in the headlines for the wrong reasons, such as Ebola, Adolf Hitler, 9/11 and Ayatollah Khomeini.
The award seeks to recognise an individual or group of people "who most influenced the news and the world - for better or for worse - during the past year". In September, each were sentenced to seven years in prison.
The US president, who was competing for the second time after 2016, was second runner-up, followed by special prosecutor Robert Mueller.
Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo arrive at Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar.
Meghan Markle and Ryan Coogler have been named to Time's Person of the Year shortlist. The two journalists claim they were framed in an effort to stop them from writing about a massacre in Rakhine State reportedly associated with state security forces, TIME reports.
With Memphis' strong desire to hold on to Dillon, they eventually pulled themselves out of the deal with the Wizards and Suns. Grizzlies and Suns officials never communicated directly until the trade was nearly finalized, leading to the confusion.
These showers were first reported in the mid-1800s, where about 10-20 meteors would whiz past the earth's atmosphere per hour. The Geminids are the only meteor shower created by an asteroid and not a comet.
Calgary police say a string of bomb threats around the city on Thursday were part of a hoax sweeping across North America. The sender of the emails claimed they had an accomplice who had planted a small explosive device in the building.
Qualcomm announced it was dropping plans to proceed with the deal after it failed to receive Chinese government approval. A full-blown resolution was not expected to be reached in Buenos Aires; the issues that divide them are just too hard .
The weather turned deadly Sunday afternoon when police say a tree fell on a auto in a Charlotte suburb, killing the driver. The storm dumped up to 11 inches of snow in Richmond, VA and some areas of North Carolina saw as much as 18 inches.
I should have said " water boy ". like for football teams or something like that. apologize to @SenatorDurbin too! She said it sounded like Pompeo was carrying water for a "wanna-be dictator", using a cruder term.
And when it was confirmed by video review, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn sent his team out for a 2-point conversion and the win. Mahomes has been getting all the attention, but Chargers counterpart Philip Rivers has been almost as good this season.
While the press party has been canceled, Fox News reports the White House is still hosting numerous other holiday parties. It's tough to lose a job around Christmas but outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly seems OK with it.
Trump deployed the US military to the border area before November 6 congressional elections, calling the caravan an "invasion". The conflict between Trump and Pelosi dominated the scene, which was replete with gender politics.
Butina pleaded not guilty to the charge, but that has since changed given Butina's intent to change her plea . Torshin was present a May 2016 NRA event that was also attended by the U.S. president's son, Donald Trump Jr.
Apple expands operations to include San Diego location
For more on Apple's plans for a new $1 billion campus in Austin, as well as its expansion and employee increase, follow here. Washington, D.C., ranked as the third best place in North America for tech talent, behind Silicon Valley and Seattle.
Bulls Players Contacted Union Over New Coach Jim Boylen
On Saturday, they suffered the worst loss in franchise history , a 56-point drubbing at the hands of the Boston Celtics . To show you how the game has changed, Ainge needed 556 games and was 348-for-906 from behind the arc.