Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell attends her sentencing hearing in a courtroom sketch in New York City, US June 28, 2022. Maxwell was convicted on December 29, 2021 on five of the six counts she faced for helping the late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuses underage girls. REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg Register now … Read more

Turkey drops objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO, removing major hurdle to two nations joining the alliance

Turkey drops objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO, removing major hurdle to two nations joining the alliance

Niinistö said in a statement that a joint memorandum on the matter was signed by Turkey, Finland and Sweden on Tuesday in Madrid ahead of what is shaping up to be a critical summit. The joint memorandum underscores the commitment of Finland, Sweden and Turkey “to extend their full support against threats to each other’s … Read more

Trump knewJan. 6 rallygoers had weapons but said they were ‘not here to hurt me,’ key aide testifies

Trump knewJan.  6 rallygoers had weapons but said they were ‘not here to hurt me,’ key aide testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a key aide in former US president Donald Trump’s White House, told the House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection on Tuesday that Trump was informed that people rallying on the mall that morning had weapons but he told officials to “let my people in” and march to the Capitol. Hutchinson … Read more

Trudeau defends military spending ahead of NATO summit

Trudeau defends military spending ahead of NATO summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending Canadian military spending after a new NATO report this week showed Canada heading in the wrong direction. Canada and other members of the NATO military alliance agreed in 2014 to increase their defense spending to two per cent of their national gross domestic product. But the new report released … Read more

January 6 committee schedules surprise session to hear new evidence | January 6 hearings

January 6 committee schedules surprise session to hear new evidence |  January 6 hearings

The House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection is expected to hear live public testimony on Tuesday from Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to Mark Meadows, the last chief of staff to Donald Trump, according to a source familiar with the matter. The committee on Monday abruptly scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, suggesting a … Read more