Live updates: Video of Tyre Nichols’ death released

KEY FACTS Memphis authorities released more than an hour of footage Friday of the violent beating of Tyre Nichols, 29 Five former officers were arrested; Charges include second-degree murder, aggravated assault, and aggravated kidnapping Protests are planned in Memphis, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New York City, Portland, Oregon and Washington on Friday Note: This article contains … Read more

Biden’s jibes about Trump may haunt him in fight over secrets

One thinks of the wise words about stone-throwers in glass houses when examining the case of US President Joe Biden and his multiple caches of improperly stored classified documents. There isn’t an abode in the world more scrutinized than the White House, so it’s only natural that its chief occupant takes a serious licking about … Read more

Report: Prince Harry says William attacked him during row

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry alleges in a much-anticipated new memoir that his brother Prince William lashed out and physically attacked him during a furious argument over the brothers’ deteriorating relationship, The Guardian reported Thursday. The newspaper said it obtained an advance copy of the book, “Spare,” due to be published next week. It said … Read more

Prince Harry wants his father and brother back

London — Prince Harry has said he wants to have his father and brother back and that he wants “a family, not an institution,” during a TV interview ahead of the publication of his memoir. The interview with Britain’s ITV channel is due to be released this Sunday. In clips released Monday, Harry was shown … Read more

Barbara Walters dies at 93: Here’s how celebrities are reacting

Barbara Walters dies at 93: Here’s how celebrities are reacting | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,” mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Oprah”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle” :”small-up”},{“text”:”“The world of journalism has lost a pillar of professionalism, courage, and integrity,” journalist and former TV anchor Dan Rather wrote on Twitter.”,”type”:” text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“id”:”1609032885872513024″,”type”:”twitter_tweet”},{“text”:”Sports journalist Jamele Hill shared a clip of Walters’ famously intrepid interview with actor Sean Connery from … Read more

Deliverance for 3 Ukraine soldiers after Russian PoW camp hell

CHERNIVTSI, Ukraine —Late one night in early April, Ukrainian soldier Yulia Goroshanska’s barracks collapsed in a Russian bomb attack on the besieged city of Mariupol. Her right leg crushed, Goroshanska was evacuated to a make-shift hospital in the Azovstal steel plant. Almost all the other members of her battalion were killed. The petite 33-year-old officer … Read more

Ukraine ‘alive and kicking,’ emotional Zelenskyy tells Congress

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy cast his country’s fight against invading Russia as a struggle for freedom democratic and values ​​around the world in a stirring speech to the United States Congress on Wednesday evening. During a raucous ovation Zelenskyy made his way down the aisle to the podium shaking the hands of members, saying the … Read more

Woman injured in London concert crowd crush dies in hospital

LONDON (AP) — A woman injured in a crush outside a London concert venue has died, police said Saturday. London resident Rebecca Ikumelo, 33, was one of eight people hospitalized after being caught in mayhem outside the O2 Brixton Academy on Thursday night, where Nigerian singer Asake was due to perform. The Metropolitan Police force … Read more

Griner prison swap a scene and warning from Cold War past

Thursday morning brought the welcome news that American basketball star Brittney Griner would be released from Russian custody in a prisoner swap. It also served those of us in the West a grim reminder that we are back in a de-facto Cold War with Russia. And that more days of mistreatment and abuse — such … Read more

Why designating Putin’s Russia a ‘terrorist state’ could backfire

Long-range missiles and heavy weaponry may be key to breaking the Russian military’s back in Ukraine, but is blackballing Vladimir Putin’s regime as a terrorist state also an essential step in bringing Vladimir Putin to heel? For months, Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy has been urging the world to deepen Russia’s isolation by branding it with … Read more