The former police officer was sentenced to 22.5 years for the murder of George Floyd, but he intends to appeal on 14 grounds ... Derek Chauvin said he intends to appeal on 14 grounds. Among them, he claims JudgePeterCahill abused his discretion when he denied Chauvin's request to move the trial out of Hennepin County due to pretrial publicity ... .
TODOQUE. The advance of lava from a volcanic eruption in Spain’s Canary Islands has slowed significantly, raising fears on Thursday that it might fan out further and wreak more destruction instead of flowing out into the sea ... On Monday, a day after the eruption on the island of La Palma, it was moving at 700 metres (2,300 feet) per hour ... .
SEOUL, South Korea. North Korea rebuffed South Korea's push for a political declaration to end the 1950-53 Korean War as a way to restore peace, saying Friday such a step could be used as a "smokescreen covering up the US hostile policy'' against the North... hostile policy,'' Ri said in a statement carried by state media.
The FBI has issued a federal arrest warrant for Gabby Petito's boyfriend for his "use of unauthorized devices" following her death. The indictment says Brian Laundrie used a debit card and PIN number for accounts that did not belong to him between 30 August and 1 September... Mr Laundrie is currently missing ... Related Topics. Top Stories ... .
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Young people around the world began taking to the streets on Friday to demand urgent action to avert disastrous climate change, in their largest protest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The strike takes place five weeks before the U.N ... “We want the work, not just the promises.” ... A landmark U.N ... .
PresidentJoe Biden is set to host the first in-person gathering of leaders of an Indo-Pacific alliance known as " the Quad” on Friday, wrapping up a tough week of diplomacy in which he faced no shortage of criticism from both allies and adversaries. Biden's meeting with leaders from India, Japan and Australia at the White House gives the U.S ... .
“India and America are natural partners ... This is the first meeting between the two leaders. Harris had earlier spoken with Modi over the phone in June during the Covid-19 crisis in India ... Also see ... He also emphasized the importance of lifestyle changes to promote environmental sustainability,” the statement said.Knowledge economy ... Also see ... G4 nations.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of its harsh interpretation of Islamic law when they last ruled Afghanistan said the hard-line movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands, though perhaps not in public ... “No one will tell us what our laws should be ... The U.S ... .
By Tom Wilson. LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin fell nearly 5% on Friday after China's central bank said it would crack down on cryptocurrency trading, banning overseas exchanges from providing services to mainland investors ...Ether fell over 8% while XRP slipped 7% ... .