Mumia Abu-Jamal, who has been in prison in Pennsylvania since 1981 for killing a policeman, will soon appear in court again, to pursue a new legal strategy that argues that Ronald Castille, a former district attorney whose office prosecuted Abu-Jamal’s case, was improperly involved in his appeal after becoming a state Supreme Court Justice.
Among the charges he was found guilty of are five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. The jury said in a note it had not reached consensus on the other 10 counts, and the judge declared a mistrial on those counts.
Representative Duncan Hunter, Jr. (R-CA) and his wife, Margaret, were indicted by a federal grand jury in California Tuesday on charges they used $250,000 in campaign money for personal expenses.
Some of the thickest Arctic sea ice has begun breaking up, revealing open sea that is typically always frozen, indicating that Arctic ice may even more vulnerable to global warming than previously thought.
A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake has hit the northern coast of Venezuela on Tuesday, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported.
After landing in West Virginia for a rally on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump reflected on Tuesday afternoon's guilty verdicts in the case of his former campaign manager Paul Manafort, saying he was sorry for the longtime Washington insider and noting that the trial had nothing to do with Russian collusion.
A small private jet carrying rapper Post Malone landed safely at New York’s Stewart Airport after circling the greater New York City area for almost four hours after two of the plane’s left tires blew out during takeoff.
A leading US anti-war activist told Radio Sputnik Tuesday she is “so glad” to see the Saudi war in Yemen finally getting mainstream media attention after having been ignored for three years. “Cable networks don’t cover international news” anymore, she lamented, “unless it has to do with Russia.”
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