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Another Kentucky resident has been arrested and charged with participating in the Capitol riot in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, the FBI announced Wednesday. Kurt Peterson, a Hodgenville resident, was arrested by federal officials Wednesday morning, the FBI said. He's charged with obstructing an official proceeding, destruction of government property and entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, according to the FBI.
When they forced their way inside, they found a hellish scene, with body parts belonging to the murderer's mother packed into food containers inside the fridge and in other areas of the house. Some police officers were reportedly physically sick when hearing Sánchez Gómez relate that he had killed his mother by strangling her during a dispute, sometime between January and February, before cutting up her body with a saw and kitchen knives. The idea was to make her body disappear,” he said, admitting that he “occasionally” ate parts of her body, while storing others and throwing some out with the rubbish inside plastic bags.
The Manhattan district attorney's office may be wrapping up its criminal tax investigation of Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg, making it possible he could face charges as early as this summer, people with knowledge of the matter told The New York Times. Prosecutors are looking into whether Weisselberg paid taxes on lavish benefits he received from former President Donald Trump, including leased cars, apartments, and private school tuition for at least one of his grandchildren, the Times reports. A grand jury has listened to evidence about Weisselberg and heard from Jeffrey S. McConney, another top executive at the Trump Organization, the Times says.
Raleigh police have arrested a 19-year-old man in the fatal shooting of another teenager outside a grocery store Monday night. Kevin Hart had been charged with murder in the death of Trashawn Watkins, the Raleigh Police Department said in a news release Wednesday. Watkins, 19, was a Raleigh resident and worked at McDonald's, according to a copy of the police incident report obtained by The News & Observer.
Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo has won the most votes in Peru's close-run presidential run-off election. With all ballots now counted, Mr Castillo has just over 50% of the votes - 44,000 more than right-wing contender Keiko Fujimori. But Mr Castillo cannot be declared the winner until electoral authorities have finished processing a slew of legal challenges brought by Ms Fujimori.
While questioning FBI Director Christopher Wray about the Jan. 6 Capitol attack in a hearing on Wednesday, Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz. said Ashli Babbitt, who was killed as she attempted to breach a set of doors in the Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack, was "executed" and that the officer who shot her was "lying in wait." In April, the Department of Justice cleared the U.S. Capitol Police officer who shot Babbitt of criminal wrongdoing in the shooting.
After a punishing hurricane season last year, the Gulf Coast could be in for even more drenching rain later this week. The National Hurricane Center is tracking a disturbance near the Bay of Campeche off the coast of Mexico that is forecast to head toward Louisiana, Mississippi and Northwest Florida later this week — possibly as a tropical depression — and bring upwards of 7 inches of rain. As of the 8 a.m. Wednesday advisory, the disturbance was still producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the Bay of Campeche and southern Mexico.
Board of Education decision of 1954 along with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent state and federal legislation would change America. I believed that the majority of white Americans would accept the premise that civil rights were meant for all Americans, black and white, Asian-Americans, every citizen. The election of an African American president in 2008 I thought was the beginning of a new era.
President Joe Biden is meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin for a summit Wednesday. Biden and his team have taken steps to avoid traps Putin likes to set to gain advantage. President Joe Biden on Wednesday is holding his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin - and has taken careful steps to avoid the traps his counterpart likes to set.
As a severe drought in California dries out lakes across the state, officials have found the remains of what they believe to be a 1960s plane crash. The plane matches the description of the Piper Comanche 250, which went missing on New Year's Day 1965. A underwater surveying company testing equipment in Folsom Lake near Sacramento found the fully intact plane in one of the lake's deepest points.
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On Tuesday, hundreds of Israeli ultranationalists, some chanting “Death to Arabs,” paraded in East Jerusalem in a show of force that threatened to spark renewed violence. Palestinians in Gaza responded by launching incendiary balloons that caused at least 10 fires in southern Israel. The march posed a test for Israel's fragile new government as well as the tenuous truce that ended last month's 11-day war between Israel and Hamas.
The Cuban central bank's decision to temporarily stop accepting cash deposits in U.S. dollars at its banks will make life more expensive for people who receive hard currency through remittancesm as they will need to convert the greenback into other currencies, losing a percentage in foreign-exchange and transaction fees. The monetary authority announced last week that it would temporarily stop accepting cash deposits in dollars, saying that tighter U.S. sanctions are making it difficult to use the currency abroad. The bank is giving Cubans until June 20 to deposit U.S. dollars into their accounts, with the measures taking effect the following day.
A dramatic scene unfolded in an Ohio courtroom on Tuesday after a judge dismissed murder charges against the brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles. Judge Joan Synenberg of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, said the evidence for the charges was “insufficient” and would not support a conviction in the case against Tevin Biles-Thomas. Suddenly, a figure flashed across video of the court proceedings, and someone offscreen shouts “you've got to be f***ing kidding me”.
The BBC charts the dramatic changes in Ethiopia and the big challenges facing the country, as the nation prepares to vote in the first election since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in 2018. The next administration will govern more than 115 million people, making Ethiopia the second-most populous country in Africa after Nigeria and 12th in the world. There are five times more people in Ethiopia now than there were 60 years ago, but the rate of population growth has slowed slightly over the last two decades.
Conditions at Guantánamo Bay have worsened under Biden, VICE News reported. Prisoners and their advocates told the outlet that conditions had rapidly changed over the past few months. Conditions at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility in Cuba have rapidly worsened under the Biden administration, prisoners and their advocates told VICE News.
A Southwest Miami-Dade man with an almost spotless driving record was less than a quarter mile from home last week when, police say, he left a man to die. Miami-Dade police arrested 47-year-old Ravindra Singh Tuesday on a charge of leaving the scene of a crash involving death. The other person involved in the Thursday night crash at the intersection of Southwest 196th Street and 127th Avenue was the 58-year-old rider of the 2014 Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
Honolulu police officer Geoffrey H.L. Thom has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Iremamber Sykap. Police have refused to release body camera footage of the shooting. Thom had claimed Sykap rammed him with his vehicle, but Deputy Prosecutor Christopher Van Marter said the unreleased body camera footage didn't show that.
But a short time after learning her kitten had contracted a bone marrow condition, Ms Padovano said Penelope had to be put down. Sainsbury's and Pets at Home have recalled a type of dry cat food over a potential link to the fatal disease. Cat owners are being advised to return food made on behalf of retailers by the manufacturer, Fold Hill, as a precaution.
Tensions around Taiwan have escalated in recent months, with US officials warning of potential China action. Those warnings focus on a potential invasion attempt by China, which has increased its military activity in the area. But Taiwan and the US face a threat short of an invasion: a Chinese blockade that could cut Taipei off from the world.
Lumber prices have started to come down from historically high levels — but some experts don't expect them to return to normal anytime soon. Supply shortages coupled with increased demand during the COVID-19 pandemic drove prices sky-high, soaring to about $1,500 per 1,000 board feet in May and increasing by nearly 250% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to a National Association of Home Builders analysis. Kyle Little, chief operating officer at Sherwood Lumber, told Fox Business that price points reached an “unsustainable” level and that the recent decline was “inevitable.”
Kyung-mi (not her real name) was mocked online, sneered at by social media bullies and interrogated for hours by police and prosecutors after accusing her K-pop star boyfriend of filming her while they were having sex. She was the victim of a digital sex crime but she told the BBC that "no one was there to listen". "I was in school, young and very lonely.
Hillary Clinton said the GOP is doing Putin's work for him by denying the 2020 election results. Clinton said Republicans have been flirting with Putin's authoritarian model of governance. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesday said there are people within the US who doing Russian President Vladimir Putin's work for him by continuing to cast doubt on the results of the 2020 election.
Ghislaine Maxwell is again complaining about the conditions inside a New York jail. Vermin poop is raining down on her and raw sewage is flowing through her cell, she claimed in court papers. Maxwell is being held without bail as she awaits trial on accusations she helped Jeffrey Epstein abuse underage girls.
Gavin Grimm, the transgender student at the center of a years-long legal struggle over school bathrooms, is now in his 20s. While Grimm has moved on from the school – and a casual observer could be forgiven for thinking his dispute was resolved – his case is back at the Supreme Court, along with the underlying question of whether public schools may ban transgender students from using a restroom that reflects their gender identity. Grimm's lawsuit drew a barrage of headlines five years ago when the Supreme Court initially agreed to hear it, and it returns at a time when conservative states are enacting laws to restrict transgender athletes, bar discussion of gender identity in classrooms without parental consent, and make it harder to change the sex assigned on a birth certificate.
“It may seem desperate at this point, but I can’t be mad at any and all efforts to get people vaccinated.”
“I won’t get rich, but I will get to live my life. That seems like reward enough.”
“Offering incentives may encourage people who are not actively opposed to vaccination but may have put it off.”
“At some point, the government is simply rewarding irresponsible behavior.”
“Sure, people should do it without needing an incentive. But what’s the alternative? Not enough people get vaccinated.”