Lawyers for trailer delivery suspect question extradition

Lawyers for a northern Irish man alleged to have delivered the refrigerated trailer in which 39 migrants were found dead in England in October, have questioned the validity of the UK’s proposed extradition request. British authorities are seeking the surrender of Eamon Harrison (22) from Mayobridge, Co Down, to face 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy […]

YouTube bans ‘maliciously insulting’ videos in crackdown on toxic users

YouTube has banned videos that “maliciously insult” people based on their race, gender or sexual orientation, in a major crackdown on “toxic” users. In overhauling its harassment policy the Google-owned platform said it would also demonetise channels which engaged in “a pattern of repeated behaviour across multiple videos or comments, even if any individual video […]

Judiciary panel takes first steps toward impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee has taken the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol. Democrats and Republicans used the otherwise procedural meeting Wednesday evening to deliver sharp, poignant and, […]

Algeria election: A dismal vote that hardly anyone wants

On Thursday, the country’s authorities will stage a presidential poll that was twice deferred this year in the wake of a startling anti-establishment uprising that dramatically ended President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s two-decade-long rule in April. But the protest movement, known as the Hirak, resolutely opposes the election. All five candidates are closely linked to Algeria’s ruling […]

Pastor Of North Carolina Catholic Megachurch On Leave Amid Abuse Allegation

ViktorCap via Getty ImagesThe brother of Patrick T. Hoare identified the person making the abuse allegation against the pastor as a family member who suffers from “extreme mental disabilities.” The brother called the charge “totally false.” A North Carolina pastor who spoke out against clergy sexual abuse while overseeing a large Catholic parish has been accused of molesting […]