Juan Carlos I: Locals React to Spain’s Former King’s Departure Amid Graft Scandal

Spain’s former King Juan Carlos I said he plans to leave the country he ruled for almost four decades, the latest attempt to quell a furor over allegations of wrongdoing by the once revered ex-monarch. He took the decision to depart to make it easier for his son, King Felipe VI, to exercise his duties, the former sovereign, said in … Read more Juan Carlos I: Locals React to Spain’s Former King’s Departure Amid Graft Scandal

Police officers fined but spared conviction for bashing man during welfare check | ABC News

Three police officers caught on video bashing a man during a welfare check in 2017 have escaped conviction, instead facing fines for the attack on the man at his home in Preston. Officers John Edney, 30, Florian Hilgart, 42, and Brad McLeod, 35, were found guilty of assault last week and have each agreed to … Read more Police officers fined but spared conviction for bashing man during welfare check | ABC News

Najib Conviction Bolsters Malaysia Leader’s Hopes of Staying On

The guilty verdict against former prime minister Najib Razak in the first of the 1MDB trials could strengthen the current government’s hand after months of political turmoil. Najib faces at least 12 years in prison after the High Court on Tuesday found him guilty of all seven charges in a case involving millions he received … Read more Najib Conviction Bolsters Malaysia Leader’s Hopes of Staying On

Pompeo Criticizes ‘Totalitarian’ China in Nixon Library Speech as Tensions Spike

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo cast China’s leaders as tyrants bent on global hegemony, painting a dark portrait of the country’s direction as tensions soar between the world’s two biggest economies. President Xi Jinping “isn’t destined to tyrannize inside and outside China forever unless we allow it,” Pompeo said Thursday at the Richard Nixon presidential … Read more Pompeo Criticizes ‘Totalitarian’ China in Nixon Library Speech as Tensions Spike

House Votes to Remove Confederate Statues from U.S. Capitol

The House has approved a bill to remove statues of Gen. Robert E. Lee and other Confederate leaders from the U.S. Capitol, as a reckoning over racial injustice continues following the police killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis. The House vote also would remove a bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, … Read more House Votes to Remove Confederate Statues from U.S. Capitol

Peacock Original Shows Review: What to Watch and What to Skip

Peacock, the new streaming platform, has launched. Here’s IGN’s review of the new Peacock Original series to help you figure out what to watch and what to skip. Brave New World Dipping its toe into sci-fi, Peacock streaming series is bringing the literature of Aldous Huxely into the twenty-first century. The science fiction classic stars … Read more Peacock Original Shows Review: What to Watch and What to Skip

Biden: Trump’s Decision to Wear a Mask in Public ‘Is Not Enough’

Joe Biden released a $2 trillion plan Tuesday aimed at combating climate change and spurring economic growth in part by overhauling America’s energy industry, with a proposal to achieve entirely carbon pollution-free power by 2035. Speaking near his home in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden framed his latest policy proposal as a sharp contrast with President Donald … Read more Biden: Trump’s Decision to Wear a Mask in Public ‘Is Not Enough’

Biden Slams Trump’s Climate Change Rhetoric, Vows Job Creation

Joe Biden released a $2 trillion plan Tuesday aimed at combating climate change and spurring economic growth in part by overhauling America’s energy industry, with a proposal to achieve entirely carbon pollution-free power by 2035. Speaking near his home in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden framed his latest policy proposal as a sharp contrast with President Donald … Read more Biden Slams Trump’s Climate Change Rhetoric, Vows Job Creation

Madeleine McCann: How did suspect cover his paedophile past?

The main suspect in the Madeleine McCann case twice slipped through the net of Portuguese investigators, court documents and witness testimony suggest. Christian B, as the German drifter is known, has been revealed as the prime suspect being investigated by a German prosecutor who believes Madeleine is dead. Court documents from the suspect’s conviction for … Read more Madeleine McCann: How did suspect cover his paedophile past?

Trump Welcomes Mexico President

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wrote a book called “Listen, Trump” before becoming Mexico’s president in which he promised to stand up to the U.S. leader, yet he is now ready to take the biggest gamble in his 19-month presidency by cozying up to his counterpart at a delicate moment. The 66-year-old is traveling to Washington … Read more Trump Welcomes Mexico President

Justice & Peace: Brian Buckmire Examines Elijah McClain, Summer Taylor, Breonna Taylor & Myra Moore

Elijah McClain died August 2019 after interaction with police. Photos showed officers reenacting the scene at the site of Elijah McClain’s death. Three officers were fired, One resigned after photos were discovered. The photos were shared via text message to an officer who was involved in McClain’s death. Former Officer Jason Rosenblatt responded with “Haha” … Read more Justice & Peace: Brian Buckmire Examines Elijah McClain, Summer Taylor, Breonna Taylor & Myra Moore

WNBA star helps overturn man’s conviction after 20 years in prison | WNT

WNBA champion Maya Moore stepped into Jonathan Irons’ life in 2007. Irons, who had been tried as an adult at 16 and sentenced to 50 years in prison, has now been freed. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: https://bit.ly/2CYgzcM WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT: http://abc.go.com/shows/world-news-tonight WATCH WORLD NEWS TONIGHT ON … Read more WNBA star helps overturn man’s conviction after 20 years in prison | WNT

First Take discusses the significance of Maya Moore’s fight for social justice

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss the importance of WNBA star Maya Moore taking two seasons off to help Jonathan Irons overturn his 1998 wrongful conviction. #FirstTake #WNBA Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN Watch ESPN on … Read more First Take discusses the significance of Maya Moore’s fight for social justice

Murder in Afghanistan, a Trump pardon, and the soldiers left behind

Clint Lorance had been in charge of his platoon for only three days when he ordered his men to kill three Afghans stopped on a dirt road. A second-degree murder conviction and pardon followed. Today, Lorance is hailed as a hero by President Trump and conservative media. His troops are still haunted by his crimes. Read more: … Read more Murder in Afghanistan, a Trump pardon, and the soldiers left behind