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June 25, 2019

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Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return

Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return

The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly agreed Tuesday to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea.Despite strong opposition from Ukraine, 118 parliamentari

Promised $9 mn online, US teen killed 'best friend': police

Promised $9 mn online, US teen killed 'best friend': police

An American teenager has been charged with conspiring to murder her "best friend" after a man she met online offered her $9 million to commit the crime.According to investigators, Denali Brehmer, an 18-year-old from Alaska, was recruited to kill her friend b

Elite US Navy Seal goes on trial for Iraq war crimes

Elite US Navy Seal goes on trial for Iraq war crimes

The trial of an elite US Navy SEAL accused of shooting unarmed civilians and stabbing a teenage captive to death in Iraq began Monday at a military court in California.Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, 40, is charged with several war crimes including

US Supreme Court declines to change double jeopardy rule

US Supreme Court declines to change double jeopardy rule

The US Supreme Court on Monday upheld a longstanding rule stating that prosecuting someone separately in state and then federal court for the same crime does not violate a defendant's protection against double jeopardy.Americans have long understood that they