How not to blame a woman for being murdered | Women

[ad_1] In March, a police officer kidnapped a 33-year-old woman as she walked home from a friend’s house in south London. Wayne Couzens lured Sarah Everard into his car by using his warrant card to falsely arrest her. He then raped and murdered her. A few months later, following Couzens’s sentencing, Philip Allot, North Yorkshire’s … Read more

A ‘Jim Crow jury’ prisoner fights for freedom | Prison

[ad_1] Listen to this story: New Orleans, Louisiana — The Bossier Parish Courthouse is located in the town of Benton in northwest Louisiana, about a 30-minute drive across and then up the east bank of the Red River from Mollie Peoples’s home in Shreveport, the former Confederate capital of the state. It is where her … Read more

Has the Delta variant changed the symptoms of COVID-19? | Coronavirus pandemic

[ad_1] It has been said many times that the arrival of the Delta variant of the coronavirus has changed the course of the pandemic. It is more transmissible than previous variants and has quickly become the dominant variant across the world. And because the vaccines are less effective against it, although still effective enough, it … Read more

Canadians mark 1,000 days since Spavor, Kovrig’s China detention | Canada News

[ad_1] Beijing condemns ‘gross interference’ by Canada as US expresses support for two Canadians held in China amid Huawei dispute. Supporters of two Canadian men imprisoned in China marked the pair’s 1,000th day of “unjust” detention on Sunday, as the United States called for their release and Beijing condemned what it called Canada’s “gross interference” … Read more

Biden speech transcript: US completes Afghanistan withdrawal | Joe Biden News

[ad_1] United States President Joe Biden addressed Americans a day after the last US troops left Kabul, amid domestic and foreign criticism of how he and his administration handled the withdrawal and evacuation of thousands of Americans and Afghans. Touting it as the end of “the longest war in American history” during his speech at … Read more

Claims of ‘frat boy’ culture tarnish Blizzard’s successful image | Business and Economy News

[ad_1] One summer day in 2018, employees of the video game maker Blizzard Entertainment opened their email to find a brusque message from the chief executive officer, Mike Morhaime. It said the company parted ways with Ben Kilgore, the chief technology officer and Morhaime’s heir apparent. The email didn’t give a reason, but employees immediately … Read more

COVID-19 still has a ‘devastating toll’ on the Americas: PAHO | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have “a devastating toll” on the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday, with Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, and Paraguay among the countries with the world’s highest weekly death rates. PAHO Director Carissa Etienne said coronavirus cases are increasing in Guatemala, and infection and death rates … Read more

Timeline: Major events in US-China relations since 1949 | Politics News

[ad_1] The United States’ second-highest diplomat will meet with China’s foreign minister on Sunday for talks amid mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing. The meeting between Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin, China, comes just days after the two countries traded barbs and imposed tit-for-tat sanctions. While tensions … Read more