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Three US cities pilot truth, reconciliation push to tackle racism

作者:admin 2020-07-03

District attorneys in Boston, Philadelphia and San Francisco are teaming up on a pilot effort patterned after South Africa's post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation Commission to confront racism in the criminal justice system. Suffolk County DA Racha 阅读全文

US tries to seize four Iranian tankers sailing towards Venezuela

作者:admin 2020-07-03

US federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers sailing towards Venezuela with gasoline supplied by Iran, the latest attempt to disrupt ever-closer trade ties between the two heavily-sanctioned anti-US allies. The civil-forfeiture complaint 阅读全文

Green card lottery winners feel cheated by Trump's visa ban

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Noha, an Egyptian engineer, should feel lucky after winning a visa lottery that randomly selects people from a pool of more than 14 million applications for about 55,000 green cards that would let them live permanently in the United States. But the h 阅读全文

US Supreme Court tosses rulings blocking Indiana abortion curbs

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The US Supreme Court has given Indiana a second chance to revive two restrictive abortion laws - one imposing an ultrasound requirement and the other expanding parental notification when minors seek abortions - by throwing out a lower court's rulings 阅读全文

Fire damages building at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility

作者:admin 2020-07-03

A fire broke out at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility on Thursday but there were no casualties reported and the site is operating as usual, Iranian officials said. The Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant (FEP), Iran's main uranium enrichment site, is one of se 阅读全文

Canada Supreme Court dismisses Trans Mountain pipeline appeal

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Canada's Supreme Court dismissed an appeal on Thursday from British Columbia's First Nations against the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, removing a potentially major obstacle to completion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Alberta 阅读全文

Turkish court to open Jamal Khashoggi murder trial

作者:admin 2020-07-03

A Turkish court is set to open the trial of 20 Saudi officials indicted over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The trial will begin at Istanbul province's main court in the district of Caglayan at 10am local time (07:00 GMT) on Friday 阅读全文

Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite and close friend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested in the United States on Thursday on charges of helping to lure underage girls who were then sexually abused by Epstein. Maxwell, who lived fo 阅读全文

Millions of US jobs lost amid pandemic may never return

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The latest job figures in the United States have just been released - and it appears that things are looking up - at least in the short term. About 4.8 million positions were added as states began reopening. But in total, tens of millions of jobs hav 阅读全文

Hague court says Italy has jurisdiction in 2012 Indian shooting

作者:admin 2020-07-03

An international arbitration court has sided with Italy and decided the European country, not India, has jurisdiction to prosecute two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012. The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration det 阅读全文