Trump Officials Reconsider Prosecuting ISIS ‘Beatles’ Without Death Penalty

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is trying again to find a way to resolve the cases of two British Islamic State detainees who are notorious for their roles in the torture and killing of Western hostages, and who have been held in indefinite wartime detention by the American military in Iraq since October, according to […]

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Colorado Appoints Prosecutor To Investigate Elijah McClain’s Death

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor appointed a special prosecutor Thursday to investigate the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was put into a neck hold by police in suburban Denver last year. Gov. Jared Polis signed an executive order directing state Attorney General Phil Weiser to investigate McClain’s death and possibly prosecute […]

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Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 450,000 | World news

Global death toll from Covid-19 passes 450,000 The global death toll from coronavirus has passed 450,000. The figure stands at 450,716, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University. Canada reaches 100,000 Covid-19 cases Canada reached 100,000 cases of coronavirus on Thursday. The province of Ontario announced another 190 cases a day after public health agency […]

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ONS reveals regions with the highest Covid-19 death tolls

The NHS must instruct mental health hospitals to let families visit young people with learning disabilities and autism, a new report has said. Young inpatients’ human rights were already being breached before the pandemic, the Joint Committee on Human Rights found, and it believes the coronavirus lockdown has put them at greater risk. NHS England […]

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White House goes into lockdown amid countrywide demonstrations over the death of George Floyd 

Violent protests demanding justice for George Floyd spread across the US Friday night, with the CNN headquarters under siege in Atlanta, NYPD officers forced to fend off rioters at a police precinct in Brooklyn and the White House forced to go into lockdown as demonstrators tried to scale the walls.  Looting and fires broke out […]

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Four Minneapolis policemen fired after death of unarmed black man

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday over the death of an unarmed black man seen in a video lying face down in the street, gasping for air and groaning, “I can’t breathe,” while a white officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. Hours after the officers’ dismissals were announced, […]

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Funerals by Zoom: How COVID-19 is changing death, as well as life, in Canada

Fr. Dominic Barber stood on the sidewalk, outside the care home in Markham, Ont., and shouted the prayers through the glass. “God have mercy,” he yelled, his hand held up in a blessing. He could not lay hands on the woman, as she neared death. He could not anoint her with oils. All he could […]

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Lebanon to investigate Ghanaian domestic worker’s death | News

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s labour ministry is investigating the death of a Ghanaian domestic worker after an Al Jazeera investigation revealed she feared for her life because of alleged abuse by her employers. Faustina Tay was found dead in the early hours of March 14 in a car park under her employer’s fourth-floor home in Beirut’s […]

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US coronavirus death toll rises to 12: Live updates | News

The death toll in the United States from the coronavirus has risen to 12 when King County in the state of Washington reported the latest death on Thursday, according to Reuters news agency. Of the 12 US deaths, 11 are in Washington state and one in California. More: Across the US, there are now at […]

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