Closing arguments ahead of 2 men’s trial in the Whitmer Plot

The jury will hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of two men charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020. Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. declined to testify Friday as defense attorneys put their case to rest in federal court in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The government portrays Fox and … Read more

Nicaraguan police detain bishop, other priests in raid

Mexico City — Nicaraguan police raided the residence of a Roman Catholic bishop who criticized the administration of President Daniel Ortega on Friday, taking him and several other pastors into custody as tensions between the church and the government escalated dramatically. The raids took place before dawn after Nicaraguan authorities accused Matagalpa Bishop Rolando lvarez … Read more

Washington State School Shooter Sentenced to 40 Years

Spokane, Wash. , Caleb Sharp, who shot to death a classmate five years ago and injured three others at a Washington State high school, apologized Friday to his victims before being sentenced to at least 40 years in prison. Sharp, who was 15 at the time of the 2017 shooting, pleaded guilty in Spokane County … Read more

California appeals court dismisses COVID-19 penalty for church

San J0SE, Calif. , A California church that defied safety rules during the COVID-19 pandemic by holding large religious services would not have to pay a fine of nearly $200,000, a state appeals court has ruled. Calvary Chapel San Jose and its clergy were held in contempt of court and fined for violating state and … Read more

Cuban doctor shot dead in Mexico hospital

Mexico City — A Cuban doctor was shot dead at a hospital in a rough area on the outskirts of Mexico Prosecutors in the city, Mexico state, confirmed late Monday. The doctor, whose name was not provided, was killed on Friday along with a nurse and another woman at a suburban hospital in Ecatepec. The … Read more

Developer finds human remains near Nashville Civil War fort

Nashville, Tenn. , A developer has unearthed human remains that may be two centuries old, not far from a Civil War fort and a cemetery in 1822, while excavating to lay the foundation for a new Nashville project. For Nashville, the discovery marks the latest crossroads in a time of economic boom and the city’s … Read more

As Israel-Palestinian ceasefire, Gaza power plants restart

Gaza City, Gaza Strip — Gaza’s only power plant resumed operations on Monday with a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants after nearly three days of violence as Israel began reopening crossings in the region. Israel also lifted security restrictions on southern Israeli communities after an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire took effect late Sunday. Fighting subsided in … Read more

Men face punishment for hate crimes in the death of Ahmaud Arbery

Savannah, Ga. , Months after being sentenced to life in prison for murder, three white men who chased and killed Ahmed Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood were sentenced Monday for federal hate crimes committed in the fatal pursuit of the 25-year-old. Facing the second round. Black Man. US District Court Judge Lisa Godbe Wood scheduled … Read more

US employers added 528,000 jobs; Unemployment drops to 3.5%

Washington — Defying concerns about a possible recession and rising inflation, US employers added an astonishing 528,000 jobs last month, restoring all the jobs they had lost last month. coronavirus recession. Unemployment fell to 3.5%, the lowest since the pandemic in early 2020. Job creation in July was 130,000 more than the jobs produced in … Read more

China halts climate, military ties on Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

Beijing– China says it is canceling or suspending talks with the US on issues ranging from climate change to military ties and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for this week’s visit. Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The measures announced on Friday are the latest in a series of moves intended to punish Washington for … Read more