Sex-offender tenant of Louisiana activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph accused of killing her, likely over late rent

Baton Rouge police provide updates in the case of Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s murder A convicted sex offender has been arrested and charged with murder for allegedly killing Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African American history museum in Louisiana, police announced on Tuesday.  A convicted sex offender has been arrested and charged with murdering Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African-American history museum in Louisiana, police […]

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Border collies top list of Britain’s most badly behaved dog

Down Shep! Border collies like Blue Peter’s beloved 1970s pet top list of Britain’s most badly-behaved dogs Border collies have been named as Britain’s most badly-behaved dogs  Blue Peter’s John Noakes had the over-excitable dog Shep during the 1970s His exasperated refrain ‘Get down, Shep!’ was a classic phrase from the show The findings are from a review of pet […]

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Trump Attacks Congresswomen Of Color Because They Challenge His Power Like No One Else Can

In this op-ed, writer Zahida Sherman explains what President Donald Trump’s attacks on congresswomen of color — and the representatives’ responses — reveal about the unique burden women of color in leadership carry. "Go back to your country" is a common taunt meant to demean, ostracize, and shame people of color who dare to exist in mostly white spaces. Years ago, when […]

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Eritrean accused of being human trafficking kingpin released in Italy

Eritrean on trial in Italy accused of being human trafficking kingpin named ‘the General’ is cleared after 21 months as court agrees carpenter’s claim of mistaken identity Medhanie Tesfamariam Behre was mistaken for a notorious people trafficker  Police believed Behre was Medhanie Yehdego Mered, 35, who is still on the run  The smuggling network of the ‘General’ has netted him […]

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Final footage of climbers who died on Himalayan mountain in India revealed

8 climbers missing in Himalayas Eight climbers are missing in the Himalayan mountains. The group included two Americans who reportedly lost contact last week, a day before an avalanche. The haunting final footage of a doomed group of international climbers who perished on India's second-highest mountain was released by authorities on Monday. The clip from the Indo-Tibetan Border police posted […]

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Horrors of the Pacific war are revealed in new images

Horrors of the Pacific war: U.S. Marines wade into battle with grenades and amphibious tanks after launching from submarines shortly after Pearl Harbor to begin the fightback The images show American forces attacking the Gilbert Islands which were occupied by Japan in late 1941 Pictures show Marines sheltering behind sea walls, hurling grenades and wading into Japanese defensive fire  U.S. […]

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John Bercow angers House of Commons staff over a glitzy send-off for an official who bullied female deputy – The Sun

SPEAKER John Bercow has infuriated Commons staff over a glitzy send-off for an official at the centre of a bullying probe. Serjeant at Arms Kamal El-Hajji has announced he will retire on July 31 after three-and-a-half years in the ceremonial role. Mr Bercow, who handpicked him for the plum job, described him as “much-loved” and “a gentle giant of a […]

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Africa Cup of Nations: What to look out for on day 17 in Egypt

Hosts Egypt were knocked out after a shock last-16 defeat by South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations. Earlier, on a dramatic day at the tournament, holders Cameroon were eliminated after losing a five-goal last-16 thriller against Nigeria. Four more teams will look to book a quarter-final spot on Sunday, including minnows Madagascar, who beat Nigeria and Burundi in […]

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