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Turkish court extends activist's detention despite pressure
ISTANBUL - A Turkish court on Friday extended the imprisonment of philanthropist Osman Kavala, whose case caused a diplomatic crisis with the U.S. and other Western countries after they called for his release.
PC Andrew Harper's widow wins bid to change law
Newly-married PC Harper was 28 when he was dragged to his death by a getaway car in August 2019. Three teenagers were jailed for manslaughter.
PC Andrew Harper's widow wins bid to change law
Newly-married PC Harper was 28 when he was dragged to his death by a getaway car in August 2019. Three teenagers were jailed for manslaughter.
Offenders who kill emergency services workers to be given mandatory life sentences
Mandatory life sentences will be introduced for offenders who kill emergency services workers while committing crime, the government has announced.
Jury finds rally organizers liable for the violence that broke out in Charlottesville
Flowers, candles and chalk-written messages surround a photograph of Heather Heyer on the spot where she was killed and 19 others injured when a car slamed into a crowd of people protesting against a white supremacist rally, August 16, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
EU could fund gas project linked to man charged in Maltese journalist's murder
EU energy ministers are pushing to allow public funds to help build a gas pipeline to a power station in Malta co-owned by a businessman who is awaiting trial for the murder of the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Justice Served? Many On Social Media React With Outrage To Rittenhouse Verdict - Social Media Explorer
Kyle Rittenhouse holds his head high after being found not guilty by all the charges.
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Jurors in Kenosha (Wisconsin) found Kyle Rittenhouse innocent on Friday afternoon.
Victim living in 'paralysing fear' of ex's release after not told about appeal right
"Myself and my family have suffered life-changing trauma," a domestic abuse victim tells The Independent.
NBA, NFL stars use their influence to pressure Oklahoma to commute Julius Jones
Athlete activism has seen an uptick in recent years, with countless athletes sharing their perspectives directly with fans.
'S.N.L.' Gives Ted Cruz His Own Version of 'Sesame Street'
The sketch show, hosted this weekend by Jonathan Majors, also featured a 10-minute performance from the musical guest Taylor Swift.