RT America - June 27, 2018
Unarmed Teen Fatally Shot in the Back, Cop Arrested
The Pittsburgh police officer who fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. in the back during a traffic stop, killing him, was arrested Wednesday after being charged with criminal homicide. Officer Michael Rosfeld, who turned himself in, could face a sentence of 20 to 40 years in prison. Prosecutors said that Officer Rosfeld was never threatened by Rose. RT America’s Manila Chan is joined by S. Lee Merritt Esquire, the Rose family lawyer, and his co-counsel, Fred Rabner.
‘Reality Winner’s sentence is excessive’ – CIA whistleblower Kiriakou
The 26-year old NSA contractor and Air Force veteran Reality Winner has made a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty in federal court to violating one count of the Espionage Act. She will serve 5 years in prison with 3 years’ supervised release. Winner is the first person to be charged during the Trump administration under this law. Ex-CIA officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou joins RT America’s Manila Chan to discuss.
Stunning Loss: Germany Eliminated from World Cup
South Korea defeated Germany 2-0, costing the defending champions their shot at the World Cup. This loss became the first time the German team failed to make it out of the Group stage in a World Cup tournament. Mexico advanced to the knockout round despite being shut out by Sweden 3-0. RT America’s Steve Christakos reports.