MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. As part of the plea deal, Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane, along with J ... ___ ... .
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing an unarmed civilian. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin could get life in prison for shooting a a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head through an open car window in the northeastern Sumy region on Feb ... He falls ... .
In a new poll, just over half of U.S. voters said that Twitter was right to ban former President Trump after the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, though many said that Trump should be allowed back on the platform ... However, 11 percent of those respondents said that it is time to end the ban ... .
20% off on a #NeverAgain book bundle. The selection includes Ito Ang Diktadura , the Tagalog translation of Equipo Plantel’s Así es la Dictadura, or This is a Dictatorship ... Under Marcos’s two-decade rule, thousands were killed, tortured and “disappeared”.
OugadougouRescue workers have found no survivors in a rescue chamber deep inside a flooded zinc mine in Burkina Faso, the government and the mine owner said on Tuesday, all but extinguishing hope that eight missing miners could still be alive after a month ... Read More ... 11 of 22 Chinese miners trapped in gold mine rescued, ten others dead ... .
Turkey detained 17,116 migrants in Istanbul during the past week, according to the office of the Governor of Istanbul. The detainees were handed over to the province’s migration department for deportation, as part of the country’s “efforts to combat irregular migration”, the governorship said in a statement on Tuesday ... ....
BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance stands ready to seize a historic moment and move quickly on allowing Finland and Sweden to join its ranks, after the two countries submitted their membership requests ... “I warmly welcome the requests by Finland and Sweden to join NATO ... 24 ... ___ ... ___ ... .
AFP. A view shows the Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol on May 10, 2022 ... "Unfortunately, military unblocking is impossible in this situation. There can be no other formula of salvation than the one currently in use ... .
OSLO (Reuters) – A man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stabbing five people to death and attempting to murder 11 with a bow and arrow, attacks which spread fear across a small town in Norway in October last year ... “I plead guilty to all the charges,” Braathen told the court ... He has been kept at a psychiatric facility since October ... .