Trump moves to dismiss charges accusing him of mishandling classified documents

By Andrew Goudsward (Reuters) -Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday asked a federal judge to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of illegally holding onto sensitive U.S. national security documents when he left office, arguing the prosecution is legally flawed. Trump has pleaded not guilty to a 40-count indictment in Florida federal court accusing him … Read more

The Kremlin rejects Navalny widow’s charges he was killed by Putin as ‘insolent’

Russian President Vladimir Putin did not see the video in which Alexei Navalny’s widow vowed to continue his fight against the Kremlin, his spokesperson said Tuesday, and dismissed her allegations that Putin had killed the country’s opposition leader as “unfounded” and “insolent.” In the video released Monday, Yulia Navalnaya accused Putin of killing her husband … Read more

German suspect in Madeleine McCann case going on trial over unrelated charges

BERLIN — A man who is also a suspect in the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann went on trial Friday over several unrelated sexual offenses he is alleged to have committed in Portugal between 2000 and 2017. The 47-year-old German, who has been identified by media as Christian Bruckner, faces three counts of rape … Read more

Canadian man facing 5 murder charges in the deaths of his wife, children and teen relative

CARMAN, Manitoba — A Canadian man has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his wife, three young children and a 17-year-old female relative, authorities said Monday. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Insp. Tim Arseneault said Ryan Howard Manoakeesick, 29, has been charged and said the dead are the suspect’s 30-year-old … Read more

Venezuelan government has arrested a rights activist on vague conspiracy charges

CARACAS, Venezuela — The administration of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has arrested human rights activist Rocio San Miguel, the government confirmed Sunday. Tarek William Saab, Venezuela’s attorney general, wrote in his social media accounts that San Miguel had been arrested on charges of conspiracy against Maduro, but did not offer any details of the supposed … Read more

Biden classified documents: No criminal charges expected

U.S. President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters on classified documents as he delivers remarks on the economy and inflation in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 12, 2023. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images News | Getty Images Neither President Joe Biden nor anyone else is expected to be criminally charged … Read more

Paris has voted to triple parking charges for SUV drivers

Parisians have voted to triple parking charges for out-of-town SUV drivers as part of the city’s efforts to address road safety, air pollution, and climate change. The proposals were narrowly approved in a referendum vote on Sunday, with The Washington Post reporting that 54.6 percent of participants voted in favor of measures aiming to reduce … Read more

Malaysia charges former minister for not declaring assets, as graft probe targets allies of ex-PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia charged a former minister on Monday with failing to declare assets, the latest step in a corruption probe that’s targeting several people connected to a former prime minister. Former Finance Minister Daim Zainuddin, who left office more than 20 years ago, is a key ally of ex-Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed. … Read more

Chris Young Cleared of All Charges Following Arrest at Bar in Nashville

Chris Young has been cleared of all charges stemming from his arrest at a bar in Nashville earlier this week. The Nashville District Attorney’s Office announced Friday that all charges against the country star will be dropped “after a review of all the evidence in this case.” The thorough review of evidence included security camera footage, … Read more

DA Drops Charges Against Chris Young Following Video Release

Country music singer Chris Young has been cleared of his recent charges amid an incident that occurred between him and a Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) officer at a Nashville bar. The ‘Aw Naw’ singer was originally booked and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault of an officer on Monday, January 22, 2024. … Read more