Russia: Huge protests erupt over governor's arrest linked to historic murders

Tens of thousands of people gathered in cities across Russia's far-eastern Khabarovsk region on Saturday, demanding the release of their governor. A Moscow court on Friday ordered Sergei Furgal t...

Russia accuses yet another journalist of 'treason'

Moscow's notorious Lefortovo jail has a new inmate. Thirty-year-old Ivan Safronov, who left journalism in May to become an adviser to Dmitry Rogozin, the director general of Russia's Roscosmos...

Milley: Confederate names on Army bases divide the military

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confederate Army symbols within the military, including prominent Army bases named for rebel generals, are divisive and can be offensive to Blacks in uniform, the nation's top office...

Russian Space Agency aide detained, accused of treason

A former journalist and current policy advisor to the head of the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, was detained on Tuesday accused of treason, the organization announced. The charges Ivan Safronov fa...

Russian space official charged with treason

MOSCOW (AP) — An adviser to the director of Russia's state space corporation has been detained on treason charges, the nation's top security agency said Tuesday. Ivan Safronov, an ad...

French academic warns Beijing's intent of 'absorbing' Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the implementation of Hong Kong's new national security law, Jean-Francois Di Meglio, president of the French independent think tank Asia Centre, warned on...

Black Lives Matter network debunks Trump Twitter post

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Lives Matter Global Network distanced itself Thursday from an unaffiliated activist whose comments sparked the ire of President Donald Trump, saying the activist was not spea...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 24, the 176th day of 2020. There are 190 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June...

US Army soldier charged in plot to ambush his unit overseas

NEW YORK (AP) — The new top federal prosecutor in Manhattan has announced her first case since the weekend's upheaval: the arrest of a U.S. Army soldier charged with plotting a deadly ambush of his un...

Indonesia jails Papua anti-racism activists for treason

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court on Wednesday sentenced three Papuan pro-independence activists to nearly yearlong jail terms on treason charges for organizing anti-racism protests last y...

Alabama city's Confederate statue relocated to a museum

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A Confederate statue removed from Alabama's port city earlier this month has been relocated to a museum, the city’s mayor said. The History Museum of Mobile has r...

Cops bust White Wolf's Black Lives Matter rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A protest rally led by a former Taiwanese gang leader and pro-China figure on Friday (June 12) to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement was cut short by police,...

Senate panel OKs removing Confederate names from bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — A GOP-led Senate panel has approved a plan by Sen. Elizabeth Warren to have the names of Confederate figures removed from military bases and other Pentagon assets, taking on Presiden...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 10 The Los Angles Times on the crack epidemic in the 1980s, harsh prison...

Broncos stop football to talk about race relations, Floyd

Instead of X's and O's, the Denver Broncos spent Tuesday talking about racial injustice, police brutality and healing a nation rocked by demonstrations over George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on top ...