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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND French Israeli diamond magnate Beny Steinmetz was sentenced by a Geneva court on Friday to five years behind bars for corruption linked to mining rights...
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BROOKLINE, Mass. An elementary school that was once attended by John F. Kennedy is being renamed to honour a Black activist and suffragist after research revealed its previous namesake...
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WASHINGTON Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police,...
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NEW YORK The indictment of a former federal agent charged with pocketing $250, 000 in bribes to protect the Mafia is rooted in a “racial animus” toward Italian Americans, his...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. A petition seeking the impeachment of Kentucky’s attorney general was filed Friday by three grand jurors who criticized his handling of an investigation into Breonna Taylor’s shooting...
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WASHINGTON President Joe Biden has directed his intelligence community to study the threat of domestic extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a violent mob...
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CLAIM Troops in Washington turned their backs on President Joe Biden’s motorcade as it passed on its way to his inauguration at the U.S. Capitol. THE FACTS In accordance with...
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LISBON, Portugal Ambulances waiting to deliver COVID 19 patients queued outside hospital emergency departments Friday as Portugal’s COVID 19 surge continued unabated, adding a new record of daily deaths for the...
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LES ANGLES, France The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is under investigation for potential civil rights violations as state officials determine whether deputies have engaged in a pattern or...
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AUSTIN, Texas Texas on Friday moved to stop President Joe Biden from allowing a 100 day moratorium on deportations, bringing one of the first lawsuits against his new administration. In...
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DETROIT A man who has been in prison for nearly 50 years for murder when he was a teenager has won a major decision from the Michigan appeals court...
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LONDON There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death .than the original strain, the British government’s chief...
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BERLIN Google says it has banned a prominent German user of its YouTube video platform who had repeatedly posted false claims about the coronavirus outbreak. Google said Friday that...
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NAIROBI, Kenya A cyclone is bearing down on a region of Mozambique that’s still recovering from a devastating storm two years ago. Mozambique says Cyclone Eloise is expected to...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Twitter said on Friday it had permanently banned what it called a “fake” account thought to be connected to the office of Iran’s supreme leader,...
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Chicago’s school district announced Friday that it plans to start vaccinating teachers for the coronavirus in mid February, though it remained to be seen if that would be enough to stop...
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Just outside of Bucharest, a family with nine children once called the lands around an abandoned water reservoir and landfill home. For decades, the Enaches lived in nature and slept...
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MADRID The first comprehensive internal inquiry on sex abuse allegations by a religious order in Spain has identified 81 children and 37 adult victims by 96 Jesuits since the...
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Pfizer on Friday committed to supply up to 40 million doses of its COVID 19 vaccine this year to a World Health Organization backed effort to get affordable shots to poor and...
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LONDON Four people smugglers convicted of killing 39 people from Vietnam who died in the back of a container truck as it was shipped to England were sentenced Friday to...