Outrage over the killing of George Floyd and incidents like it have shone a spotlight on the controversial legal doctrine called qualified immunity. A Reuters investigation has found that U.S. courts vary widely in how they grant police immunity, as Jonah Green explains..
The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States topped 7 million - more than 20% of the world's total - as Midwest states reported spikes in COVID-19 infections in September, according to a Reuters tally. Freddie Joyner has more.
Once again, Lev Parnas is facing federal charges. This time, Newser reports it's for allegedly defrauding investors with his company Fraud Guarantee. We couldn't say it better ourselves—the behavior alleged today is indeed fraudulent—guaranteed. FBI Assistant Director Bill Sweeney. Newser reports New York prosecutors said Thursday that Parnas and business partner David Correia lured investors into putting over $2 million in the company.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S. trade deal. Adam Reed reports.
Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday (September 13) that Britain's plan to pass legislation that breaks its divorce treaty with the European Union is damaging the UK's reputation "in a very serious way."
Crews are cleaning up Wednesday after the Fort Worth Fire Department said lightning struck the parking lot of a gas station, causing damage to the pavement and a hole to appear. Katie Johnston reports.
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