Over 70 emergency civil actions launched in bid to block closure of Troubles-era investigations

More than 70 emergency civil actions have been launched following an alleged attempt by the UK government to shut down Troubles-era investigations and civil actions. The Belfast law firm revealed the writs were issued today in response to new legislation being introduced to deal with the legacy of conflict in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland … Read more

‘Unkillable’ Ukrainian man shot and buried alive with tortured brothers rises from his grave – World News

Mykola Kulichenko, from the village of Vyshneve, just outside Kyiv in the Bucha Raion of Kyiv Oblast, was thrown into a grave alongside his older brother in March, Vladimir Putin’s forces believing he was dead. Mykola Kulichenko stands over the grave where he was buried alive, in a village just outside kyiv ( Image: CNN) … Read more

Woman’s body found 2 months after she went missing, WA cops say

The body of a 30-year-old woman was found May 12, 2022 in Walla Walla County after she went missing from Moses Lake, Wash., in March, police said. PhotoGetty/iStock The body of a missing 30-year-old woman has been found in a remote area of ​​Washington after police say they tracked her cellphone. The body of Yanira … Read more

The fall of Mariupol appears within reach; Fighters leave steel mill – The Denver Post

By OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and CIARAN McQUILLAN KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Mariupol appeared on the verge of falling to the Russians on Tuesday as Ukraine prepared to abandon the steel mill where hundreds of its fighters had stood for months under relentless bombardment in the last stronghold of the resistance in the devastated city. Capturing Mariupol … Read more

Chicago Reader completes transition to nonprofit after months of turmoil – Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Reader completed its transition to a nonprofit on Monday, beginning a new chapter for the iconic 51-year-old alternative newspaper. The sale to the non-profit Reader Institute for Community Journalism follows months of turmoil as the owners who saved the money-losing newspaper from insolvency fought for its leadership. A deal to move forward as … Read more

Software glitch to blame for accidental Chevy Chase Canyon emergency alert

An emergency alert that was mistakenly sent to Los Angeles County cellphones on Saturday was caused by a software glitch. On Saturday, the Glendale Fire Department held an evacuation drill for Chevy Chase Canyon residents. However, during the exercise, an alert was mistakenly sent across LA County advising Chevy Chase Canyon residents to evacuate. On … Read more

The Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah congratulates the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on his discharge from hospital

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, sent a telegram of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on the occasion of his departure from King Faisal … Read more

US eases some sanctions on Venezuela to encourage political talks: official

The United States is easing some of its tough sanctions against Venezuela to encourage political dialogue between President Nicolas Maduro’s regime and its opponents, a senior official said on Tuesday. “The United States is taking a number of steps at the request of the Venezuelan interim government and the Unity platform of opposition parties negotiating … Read more