Man arrested and banned from Madison Square Garden after allegedly assaulting two men after hockey game

Man arrested and banned from Madison Square Garden after allegedly assaulting two men after hockey game

CNN — A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged after he allegedly assaulted two men following an NHL playoff game at Madison Square Garden this week, the New York City Police Department told CNN. Around 10:50 p.m. Thursday, following the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning game, police said two men got into a … Read more

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

CNN — In South Carolina and Texas, victims were shot at a high school graduation party. In Kentucky, funeral goers were hit outside a church. Multiple shooters sprayed a crowd with bullets in Philadelphia. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, shots rank out at a nightclub. Just America going about its normal business this weekend under the deadly … Read more

Gun reform negotiators will meet remotely on Tuesday, says top Senate Republican

Gun reform negotiators will meet remotely on Tuesday, says top Senate Republican

CNN — A bipartisan group of senators hoping to find common ground on gun policy plans to continue talks this week in the wake of the tragic elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The Senate is not in session this week during the Memorial Day recess period, but lawmakers plan to meet remotely. Republican Sen. … Read more

The latest in the investigations and lawsuits involving Donald Trump, his company and the 2020 election

The latest in the investigations and lawsuits involving Donald Trump, his company and the 2020 election

Washington CNN — The volume of investigations involving former President Donald Trump, the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election and the finances of the Trump Organization is staggering. Here’s an updated list of notable investigations and lawsuits and latest developments: Public hearings will begin on June 9 … Read more

UN warns of rape and sexual violence against women and children in Ukraine

UN warns of rape and sexual violence against women and children in Ukraine

CNN — The United Nations has called for the increasing reports of rape and sexual violence against Ukrainian women and children during the Russian invasion of the country to be independently investigated. Sima Bahous, executive director of UN Women, a United Nations entity dedicated to advancing gender equity and the empowerment of women, called for … Read more

Herry Wirawan: Indonesia court sentences Islamic school teacher to death for raping 13 students

Herry Wirawan: Indonesia court sentences Islamic school teacher to death for raping 13 students

An Indonesian court handed down a death sentence on Monday to a teacher for raping 13 girls at an Islamic school, upholding an appeal by prosecutors for the death penalty after he had initially received a sentence of life in prison. The case of teacher Herry Wirawan has shocked Indonesia and shone a spotlight on … Read more

Trial for ISIS member accused in deaths of several Americans gets underway

Trial for ISIS member accused in deaths of several Americans gets underway

CNN — The trial of an ISIS fighter accused of assisting in the kidnapping, torture and death of several Americans, Europeans and other foreign nationals from 2012 to 2015 began Tuesday in Alexandria, Virginia, with opening statements from each side. El Shafee Elsheikh, raised in London, is accused of being a member of a group … Read more