A group of alleged fraudsters has appeared in court in Rome after an ambitious attempt to sell US Embassy and United Nations buildings in the city at a price of 1.3 million euro to a German businessman.
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the US government in an effort to compel a court to release documents detailing the Obama administration’s use of a secret, so-called “kill list” containing potential drone strike targets.
An asylum seeker in Britain’s largest migrant detention center claims inmates have issued authorities with a series of demands, among them the cancellation of a deportation flight to Pakistan scheduled for Tuesday.
Detention should not be used by the UK government as a legitimate way to undermine international obligations to protect people who might be fleeing violence and prosecution, Professor Heaven Crawley, UK migration policy expert, told RT.
A Navajo advocacy group has asked a federal judge to halt hydraulic fracking permits in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico, claiming that drilling threatens a historic UNESCO heritage site considered sacred by Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo peoples.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) championed criminal justice reform and invoked Martin Luther King, Jr., while addressing a mixed audience at Maryland’s Bowie State University, a historically black college, on Friday.
Approaching 900 days in jail, Benito Vasquez-Hernandez may be the longest-held material witness in US history. Despite committing no crime, he is being held on $500,000 bail while waiting for a murder trial against his son to begin.
The chief superintendent who headed Britain’s police response to the Hillsborough disaster issued a call for extra police and dogs but no ambulances as football fans were being crushed to death at the stadium, inquests have heard.