FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement
Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has been sacked days before he could retire with pension rights.
Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow
Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats in a row over the nerve agent attack on an-ex spy and his daughter in the UK.
New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal: Iran official
Any new European sanctions against Iran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Friday, according to state media.
China says resolutely opposed to new U.S. law on ties with Taiwan
China’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday expressed its “resolute opposition” after U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation that encourages the United States to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.
Bullets That Killed Brazil Activist Franco 'Bought by Police'
The ammunition was apparently stolen and has been used in more than 50 crimes since, a source told Reuters on condition of anonymity.
One Candidate Murdered Every Four Days in Mexico Elections: OAS
The local journal registered at least 55 murders of pre-candidates from all parties during the same period and 83 assaults.
Talks on trillion-dollar US budget bill reach crucial stage
Top-level congressional talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration, abortion-related issues and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary.
Jailhouse video shows deputies watching, laughing as inmate dies
Jailhouse video shows California sheriff’s deputies watching and sometimes laughing as a schizophrenic man who had been strapped naked to a chair for 46 hours writhes on the floor of his cell, loses consciousness and eventually dies.
Hacker who gave up Wikileaks source dies
Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37.
A US City Has Banned Cryptocurrency Mining For Draining Electricity
For the first time, cryptomining has been banned by a city in the United States. The process of earning cryptocurrency will no longer be allowed in the city of Plattsburgh, New York, city officials announced this month.
Jersey City's 4,000-member teachers union strikes for first time since 1998
Jersey City's public-school teachers walked off the job for the first time in 20 years today, leading to confusion and some chaos across the 29,000-student district as teachers led boisterous protests outside city schools.