Chilean who killed a Japanese student will face trial in France

A plane carrying a Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France took off from Santiago's airport Thursday bound for Paris, where he will face trial for the alleged 2016 slaying. Nicolas Zepeda, 29, had been under house arrest at his mother’s apartment in the Chilean resort of Viña del Mar since the … Continue reading Chilean who killed a Japanese student will face trial in France

REVEALED: The untold rift between George Floyd and Derek Chauvin

On the CBS special, Justice for All hosted by Gayle King, George Floyd’s brother Philonise said he believes Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree murder in Floyd’s death, knew exactly who Floyd was as he pressed his knee into his neck. Not only that, Philonise said he believed it was personal, and he’s not the only one who sees it … Continue reading REVEALED: The untold rift between George Floyd and Derek Chauvin

China executes man who murdered wife in Shanghai

A Shanghai man who killed his wife and hid her body in a freezer for three months was executed on Thursday, the Shanghai No 2 Intermediate People's Court said. Zhu Xiaodong, 30, was accused of strangling Yang Liping, also 30, during a dispute at their home in Shanghai's Hongkou district on Oct 17, 2016. The … Continue reading China executes man who murdered wife in Shanghai

7 Policemen killed In Kogi bank robbery (video)

Armed robbers on Thursday killed a Divisional Police Officer and seven other policemen when they invaded a community in Kogi State to attack an old generation bank. The incident, which took place in Isanlu under Yagba East Local Government Area of the state has since sent panic across the region. Media reports confirm that the armed … Continue reading 7 Policemen killed In Kogi bank robbery (video)

3 ex-cops who helped Derek Chauvin kill George Floyd have been charged

Two of three Minneapolis police officers accused of aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd were rookies barely off probation when a more senior white officer ignored the black man's cries for help and pressed a knee into his neck, defense attorneys said Thursday. Earl Gray said his client, former Officer Thomas Lane, … Continue reading 3 ex-cops who helped Derek Chauvin kill George Floyd have been charged

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Boris Johnson slams US Police for killing George Floyd

The death of Floyd, caused by his arrest, resulted in protests and violent riots across the US, as at least 23 states and Washington DC activated the National Guard in order to curb the unrest and stop escalating clashes in the major cities. British PM Boris Johnson has addressed the protests in the US, stating … Continue reading Boris Johnson slams US Police for killing George Floyd

Journalists who have been attacked by US Police during the riots

The wave of violence across the US has affected members of the media reporting during the events. On 1 June, Sputnik journalist Nicole Roussell said she was fired at by police while covering protests in Washington, DC, despite identifying as being a member of the media. A stinger grenade left a couple of welts on … Continue reading Journalists who have been attacked by US Police during the riots

Protests over George Floyd’s death continue in Minneapolis

An African-American resident of Minneapolis, 46-year-old George Floyd, died on 25 May after being tackled and pinned to the ground by police responding to a call by a local grocery store, after Floyd allegedly tried to make a purchase with a counterfeit bill. But protests over police killing of Floyd have continued in Minneapolis for … Continue reading Protests over George Floyd’s death continue in Minneapolis

Joe Biden to fight for justice on behalf of George Floyd’s family

Joe Biden has assured George Floyd's family that he'll do everything he can to bring justice in the Minneapolis man's death. The former vice president made the disclosure in a five-minute video live-streamed Friday, in which he addressed Floyd's death and racism in the nation generally. The black man died in police custody this week; … Continue reading Joe Biden to fight for justice on behalf of George Floyd’s family

Wrestling coach on fire for mocking George Floyd’s death

A high school wrestling coach who aimed to defend police in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis is now defending himself from charges of racism. Dave Hollenbeck, a wrestling instructor at Bethel High School in Washington state, posted images of himself in which he is on the ground with someone's knee … Continue reading Wrestling coach on fire for mocking George Floyd’s death