Tag: Murder/Manslaughter

Belarus’s Lukashenko Tightens His Grip a Year After Disputed Election

MINSK, Belarus—For months after Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko declared himself the victor in presidential elections last year, hundreds of thousands of protesters thronged the streets...

Former Nazi Guard, Age 100, to Stand Trial in Germany

BERLIN—A 100-year old man will be tried in Germany on charges of aiding and abetting mass murder while working as a concentration-camp guard, making him...

Israel Begins Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for At-Risk Children Under 12 as Delta Cases Surge

TEL AVIV—Israel authorized the use of Pfizer Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine for vulnerable children between five and 11 years old, as cases of the highly contagious...

Haiti Inaugurates New Leader Two Weeks After President’s Assassination

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti— Ariel Henry, a prominent neurosurgeon backed by the U.S., became Haiti’s new prime minister Tuesday, as it began official ceremonies to mourn assassinated...

Killing of Haiti’s President Risks New Gang Violence in Caribbean Nation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—In the days after Haiti’s president was shot to death, Jimmy Cherizier, leader of a powerful alliance of gangs here that calls itself the...

Haitian Senior Police Officers Detained Over President’s Assassination

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—Five senior officers of the country’s National Police have been detained in connection with the assassination last week of President Jovenel Moïse, Haiti’s National...

Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in August 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu is loaded for August, with some big names, highly anticipated originals and new seasons of fan favorites on the way. The biggest of the...

Slain Haitian President’s Security Was Lax, Neighbors Say

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, who was assassinated last week in a killing that has plunged this impoverished island nation into turmoil, had few guards...

Colombian Suspects in Killing of Haitian President Are Army Veterans

The majority of suspects involved in the assassination of Haiti’s president were retired officers and soldiers of Colombia’s armed forces, experienced fighters who had been...

Three Killed in Knife Attack in Germany

Three people were killed and several seriously hurt Friday in a southern German town after they were attacked by a Somali man with a history...

Academics Bristle Over LinkedIn Blocking Their Profiles in China

SINGAPORE—Eyck Freymann, an Oxford University doctoral student, was surprised to get a notice from LinkedIn this month telling him his account had been blocked in...

Thousands in Hong Kong Defy Police Ban to Remember Tiananmen Victims

HONG KONG—Thousands of people in Hong Kong defied a huge police presence and threats of jail to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, seeking to...

George Floyd’s family lawyer Ben Crump: ‘It’s been 57 years since we’ve had meaningful police reform’

George Floyd’s family and their attorney, Ben Crump, had a busy schedule on Tuesday, the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death under the knee of a...

Business and civil rights leaders react to guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty in the killing of George Floyd, which sparked reactions from civil rights activists, politicians and world...

Biden ‘heartbroken’ over Friday’s U.S. Capitol attack, orders flags at half-staff to honor slain officer

While most members of Congress were away from the Hill on Friday, news of a second violent incident at the Capitol complex in less than...

Minneapolis agrees to pay $27 million to settle George Floyd lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over the...

‘We’re asking that people be patient’: Booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment is a shot in the dark for many

Linda Briggs’ husband was born in 1943, which meant that she had to click more than 930 times to enter her husband’s date of birth...

President Trump says George Floyd’s death was ‘terrible’ but says ‘more white people,’ die at hands of police than Blacks in U.S.

“ ‘So are white people. So are white people. What a terrible question to ask. So are white people. More white people, by the way....