Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial04/21/2021 03:00Chauvin was captured on video kneeling on the neck of Floyd as he was pinned facedown handcuffed on the ground for more than nine minutes complaining "I can't breathe". "The law presumes that the jury follows the court's instructions and the court has instructed the jury today that they are not to let any outside influences or public opinion sway their deliberation"...
3 dead in active shooter incident in Texas, suspect at large04/20/2021 03:00Interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon said those who live near where the shooting happened late Sunday morning no longer had to shelter in place, but he said they should "remain vigilant".The Austin-Travis County EMS said it has received no reports of other victims. "I now believe from what I was told that the three people that passed away probably knew each other, and this was a targeted situation"...
Russian Foreign Ministry Summons Czech Ambassador, Source Says04/19/2021 03:00The names matched those used by the two suspects in the attempted poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok in the English city of Salisbury in 2018. Following the attack in England, investigative journalists identified Petrov and Boshirov as aliases for Russian military intelligence officers named Alexander Mishkin and Anatoly Chepiga...
President Biden Turns His Back on Refugees By Low Refugee Admissions04/18/2021 03:00With that done, we expect the President to set a final, increased refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15.Biden was criticised for initially moving only to expand the eligibility criteria for resettlements. In February, Secretary Blinken notified Congress that the Biden administration planned to admit up to 62,500 refugees this fiscal year...
At least 8 killed in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility04/17/2021 03:00The FedEx warehouse where the shooting occurred is on the city's southwest side, near the airport.Family members of workers reportedly gathered at a local hotel to await word on loved ones.Indianapolis police provided an update on the investigation into the shooting Friday morning.Biden said that he had been briefed on the shooting at the FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and ordered the flags lowered to half-staff in honor of those who died "just two weeks after I gave the last such order"...