Memphis disbands police unit after being beaten to death as protesters take to streets

Memphis disbands police unit after being beaten to death as protesters take to streets

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, Jan 28 (Reuters) – The specialized police unit that included the five Memphis officers charged with the fatal beating of Tire Nichols was disbanded on Saturday as fresh protests swept across U.S. cities a day after a harrowing video of the attack emerged. released. The police department said in a statement that it … Read more

Shooting in Baltimore kills 1 and injures 3 others, including a 2-year-old child

Shooting in Baltimore kills 1 and injures 3 others, including a 2-year-old child

CNN — At least one person was killed and three injured – including a 2-year-old child – in a shooting in Baltimore on Saturday, police said. Authorities responded near the intersection of Pennsylvania and Laurens Ave. after 6 p.m. Saturday night and found two adult males, an adult female and a 2-year-old shot, according to … Read more

Paul Pelosi striker peddles conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video emerged

CNN — The man who attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband at their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former Speaker of the House in a bizarre phone call to a San reporter. Francisco on Friday, according to reports from the Bay Area station. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee … Read more

Turkey alerts citizens to risk of attack in US and Europe following Western warnings

ANKARA, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Turkey warned its citizens on Saturday against “possible Islamophobic, xenophobic and racist attacks” in the United States and Europe after its Western allies warned their citizens in Turkey against possible terrorist attacks. In two separate travel advisories, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry advised its citizens of the United States and European countries … Read more

Analysis: Why are celebrity biopics so often controversial?

CNN — With the announcement of the nominations for the 95th Academy Awards this week, we are firmly entering awards season. Buckle up! The the scent of a new debate is in the air, over who should win and who shouldn’t, which nomination was the biggest surprise and, of course, which omission was the biggest … Read more

Analysis: Why are celebrity biopics so often controversial?

CNN — With the announcement of the nominations for the 95th Academy Awards this week, we are firmly entering awards season. Buckle up! The the scent of a new debate is in the air, over who should win and who shouldn’t, which nomination was the biggest surprise and, of course, which omission was the biggest … Read more

More protests today after a video emerged depicting the fatal beating of Tire Nichols by police

Editor’s note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of the violence. CNN — Protesters across the United States were holding marches and rallies on Saturday, a day after video emerged showing the horrific beating of Tire Nichols by police in Memphis. Graphic police video beating the black man who died later earlier this month … Read more

Donald Trump hits the trail in New Hampshire and South Carolina as he seeks to rejuvenate the 2024 campaign

CNN — Former President Donald Trump will deliver the opening remarks at the New Hampshire Republican Party’s annual meeting on Saturday as he returns to the track to ramp up his 2024 presidential campaign. Trump will address hundreds of Republican leaders and grassroots activists at the meeting in Salem before headlining a second campaign event … Read more

Prosecutors in Alex Murdaugh’s murder trial play recording of his first interview after the bodies of his son and wife are discovered

CNN — On the third day of the murder trial of disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh, prosecutors showed court video of Murdaugh’s first interview with authorities after his wife and son were found killed. In the interview, which had not previously been made public, Murdaugh described arriving at the scene where he could see … Read more

Jan. 6 rioter who assaulted Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick sentenced to more than 6 years in prison

CNN — A man who assaulted United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick with pepper spray on Jan. 6, 2021, was sentenced Friday to 80 months behind bars. Julian Khater pleaded guilty in September to two counts of assaulting, resisting or obstructing officers with a dangerous weapon. His co-defendant, George Tanios, pleaded guilty last summer … Read more