Kevin Johnson is scheduled to be executed Tuesday. But Missouri law says his 19-year-old daughter is too young to witness

Kevin Johnson is scheduled to be executed Tuesday.  But Missouri law says his 19-year-old daughter is too young to witness

CNN — A federal court has denied a 19-year-old’s request to let her witness her father’s execution on Tuesday, when the state of Missouri is scheduled to put him to death for the 2005 murder of police Sergeant William McEntee. Corionsa Ramey is barred from attending the execution of her father, Kevin Johnson, because Missouri … Read more

Iran: Khamenei’s niece arrested after calling for foreign govts to cut ties with regime

Iran: Khamenei’s niece arrested after calling for foreign govts to cut ties with regime

CNN — Farideh Moradkhani, the niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has been arrested after calling on foreign governments to cut all ties with the Iranian government. Moradkhani was arrested on Wednesday when she went to the prosecutor’s office in response to a court order, according to a tweet from her brother Mahmoud … Read more

‘They’re nervous as hell’: Gun deaths highlight simmering traumas inside Toronto schools

‘They’re nervous as hell’: Gun deaths highlight simmering traumas inside Toronto schools

In the halls at Woburn Collegiate Institute, students knew a fight was brewing before class let out at 3:15 pm on Halloween. Outside, the anticipation was palpable as at least one teen pulled out her cellphone and started filming, her voice rising as at least four boys appeared to get into it — one backing … Read more

Hong Kong finds Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty over pro-democracy protest fund

Hong Kong finds Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty over pro-democracy protest fund

hong kong CNN — A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty Friday on a charge relating to his role in a relief fund for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests in 2019. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including the Cantopop singer Denise Ho, contravened the Societies Ordinance by … Read more

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors’ suits opens in New York

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors’ suits opens in New York

CNN — Ex-magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll sued to form President Donald Trump for battery and defamation under a new New York law that allows adults alleging sexual assault to bring claims years after the attack. Carroll filed the lawsuit Thursday, the first day that civil lawsuits can be brought under the new law, the … Read more

VPD officer who engaged in ‘sexual activity’ with high school student in Cuba demoted

VPD officer who engaged in ‘sexual activity’ with high school student in Cuba demoted

A Vancouver police officer who was detained in Cuba for eight months on allegations he had sex with a 17-year-old girl has been demoted and ordered to take training on police ethical behavior. const. Mark Simms, who was in the country while off-duty, was charged with sexual assault in 2018 but eventually acquitted of any … Read more

Epstein accuses JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank, claiming banks benefited from sex trafficking operation

Epstein accuses JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank, claiming banks benefited from sex trafficking operation

New York CNN — Two anonymous women who accuse the late Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse have filed separate civil lawsuits against JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Deutsche Bank AG, claiming the big banks enabled and benefitted financially from Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking operation. The class action suits were filed in part under a … Read more

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: More than 100 women murdered in Italy so far this year

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: More than 100 women murdered in Italy so far this year

CNN — More than 100 women have been murdered in Italy so far this year, with almost half of them killed by their intimate partner or ex-partner, the Italian police said. Released on Friday to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the report lists the names and details of death … Read more

Stolen Calgary dog ​​found after break and enter – Calgary

Stolen Calgary dog ​​found after break and enter – Calgary

A Calgary dog ​​has been found after a stolen break and enter on Monday, according to police. According to the Calgary Police Service, officers were called to the 100 block of 59 Avenue Northwest for reports of a residential break and enter. Police said a suspect or suspects forcefully entered a home sometime between 8 … Read more

Pictures this week: November 17-24, 2022

Pictures this week: November 17-24, 2022

Leia-jhene Seals hugs RJ Lewis during a vigil Sunday, November 20, at the All Souls Unitarian Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Seals was performing the night before when a shooter opened fire in the Club Q nightclub. RJ Sangosti/AP Published 6:15 PM EST, Thu November 24, 2022 Five people were killed and at least 19 … Read more