- 2020-01-09 19:28:07Z
An Alabama man accused of trying to cover up the accidental shooting death of his best friend at a house party was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in prison. Fisher Corbin Shipes, 20, had initially claimed an unknown black man had shot his friend, but he later admitted to the killing and pleaded guilty
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Trump has voiced his support for individuals charged with and even convicted of war crimes and has even proposed ordering such acts.
"I have concluded that, if the Senate issues a subpoena for my testimony, I am prepared to testify," Bolton said in a statement.
(Bloomberg) -- Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.The Czech Republic's billionaire prime minister is coming under increasing pressure over allegations of conflict of interest, which last year triggered the country's biggest anti-government protests in three decades.A European Commission audit said that Andrej Babis maintained control over his chemical, farming and media business empire, which continued to receive funds from the European Union's budget after he took power in 2017, news website Neovlivni.cz reported Monday, citing a person with knowledge of the findings.The audit focused on investment subsidies for agriculture...
A senior US official on Sunday dismissed as "desperate" a move by Venezuelan police to prevent opposition leader Juan Guaido from entering the National Assembly, where he had hoped to be voted in for a second term as speaker. Guaido's position as speaker was the justification he used in proclaiming himself the country's acting president nearly a year ago, alleging that President Nicolas Maduro's 2018 re-election was fraudulent. "The desperate actions of the former Maduro regime, illegally forcibly preventing Juan Guaido... from entering the building, make this morning's 'vote,' which lacks quorum and does not meet minimum constitutional standards, a farce," said Michael Kozak, acting...
Land-to-land missiles fired by Syrian regime forces killed nine civilians including five children in a school in northwestern Syria on Wednesday, a war monitor said. Part of the building in the town of Sarmeen had been turned into a shelter for the displaced, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Fifteen people were wounded, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said.