CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill is facing a torrent of criticism over an Instagram post praising Assata Shakur — who was convicted of killing a police officer in 1977 — as “one of our most treasured freedom fighters.”
A US federal judge has ruled that a family can proceed with their lawsuit against a police officer who tasered their teenage son in the groin on the night that he died in police custody after being arrested while high on LSD.
Not only did the US not honour its end of the Iran deal, but “it’s trying to prevent other countries from keeping their promises”, Russia’s Envoy to International Organizations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, said on Wednesday.
Donald Trump has declared that, as the US President, he could pardon himself if Robert Mueller’s ‘Russiagate’ investigation were to find him guilty of crimes. Talk of pardoning, however, is not playing well with Republicans.
The Pentagon has told Congress that the US military killed almost 500 civilians and injured a further 169 in 2017. The civilians were killed in operations around the world, from Somalia to Yemen to Syria.