Netherlands claims Russian spy caught seeking internship at war crimes tribunal

Russian agent accused of impersonating trainee to infiltrate court ICC investigates war crimes allegations in Ukraine Brazilian fake ID included likes for trance music, bean stew AMSTERDAM, June 16 (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it discovered a Russian military agent attempting to use a false identity to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) … Read more

Human remains found in search of British journalist and Brazilian guide, minister says

SAO PAULO, June 15 (Reuters) – Human remains have been unearthed where authorities were looking for British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, Brazilian Justice Minister Anderson Torres said on Wednesday. “I have just been informed by the Federal Police that ‘human remains have been found at the site where excavations were in … Read more

White nationalists accused of planning riot are released on bail from Idaho jail

June 13 (Reuters) – Thirty-one members of the white nationalist group Patriot Front, arrested in Idaho over the weekend on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event, have been released from prison on bail and will face their first court appearances in the coming weeks, a court official said Monday. The men, … Read more

Tens of Thousands Rally Against Gun Violence in Washington, Across the United States

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters descended on Washington on Saturday and at hundreds of rallies across the United States to demand that lawmakers pass legislation to reduce gun violence after the month-long massacre last in an elementary school in Texas. In the nation’s capital, March for Our Lives (MFOL) organizers … Read more

Biden says feds will fund New Mexico wildfire recovery

SANTA FE, NM, June 11 (Reuters) – The U.S. federal government will fund New Mexico’s comprehensive response to the wildfires, President Joe Biden said on Saturday speaking from Santa Fe amid survivors’ anger over the the fire started by federal officials. “We have a responsibility to help the state recover,” Biden told elected officials and … Read more

Don’t close the embassy, ​​says US ambassador to Russia

LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – Russia should not close the United States embassy despite the crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine because the world’s two biggest nuclear powers must continue to talk to each other, the ambassador said on Monday. American in Moscow. President Vladimir Putin has touted the invasion of Ukraine as a … Read more

Colombia discovers two historic shipwrecks in the Caribbean

BOGOTA, June 6 (Reuters) – Colombian navy officials monitoring the long-sunken galleon San Jose underwater have discovered two other historic wrecks nearby, President Ivan Duque said on Monday. The San José galleon, believed by historians to be carrying billions of dollars worth of treasure, sank in 1708 near the Colombian Caribbean port of Cartagena. His … Read more

EU lawmakers face hundreds of amendments in key climate policy votes

A general view of the hemicycle at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 7 (Reuters) – The European Parliament will vote this week on a series of EU climate change policies designed to cut Europe’s emissions over the … Read more

DC Circuit’s Rogers will take senior status, giving Biden a new vacancy

The entrance to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Washington, DC REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DC Circuit judge Judith Rogers will take senior status on September 1 Biden has so far named three judges for DC Circuit (Reuters) – U.S. Circuit … Read more

Canada introduces law to freeze handgun sales and ban lookalike toys

OTTAWA, May 30 (Reuters) – The Canadian government introduced legislation on Monday to implement a “national freeze” on the sale and purchase of handguns as part of a control program guns that would also limit magazine capabilities and ban certain gun-like toys. The new legislation, which resuscitates some measures that were suspended last year in … Read more