Accused Christchurch mosque shooter pleads not guilty to all charges

Accused Christchurch mosque shooter pleads not guilty to all charges

WELLINGTON — An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year. A lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons attacked Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on New Zealand’s […]

Brazil soccer star Neymar accused of rape in Paris

Brazil soccer star Neymar accused of rape in Paris

SAO PAULO — A woman has accused Brazil soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris, according to a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters. Neymar’s representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Globo website, which first reported the news, said that a representative for Neymar declined to comment, awaiting […]

Mississippi girls accused of stabbing, shooting mom to death

Mississippi girls accused of stabbing, shooting mom to death

MAGNOLIA, Miss. — Authorities say two sisters are accused of fatally stabbing and shooting their mother in southwest Mississippi. The Enterprise-Journal reports 32-year-old Ericka Hall was found dead in her yard near Magnolia early Saturday with multiple stab wounds and a gunshot wound. Pike County Sheriff Kenny Cotton says Hall was attacked by her 12- […]

Accused in deadly Toronto van attack hires new lawyer with more charges expected

Accused in deadly Toronto van attack hires new lawyer with more charges expected

Alek Minassian, the man accused in a deadly van attack in Toronto’s North York neighbourhood in April, will appear in court today with a new lawyer, and is expected to face more charges.  The 25-year-old, who will appear at the Finch Avenue courthouse at 10 a.m. ET, has hired Boris Bytensky. Minassian has already been charged with 10 counts of first-degree […]

Twitter finds 1,062 more accounts linked to Russian agency accused of meddling in U.S. election

Twitter finds 1,062 more accounts linked to Russian agency accused of meddling in U.S. election

By Selina WangBloomberg Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 Twitter Inc. said it found another 1,062 accounts linked to the Russian government-backed Internet Research Agency accused of trying to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The social media company said it’s emailing notifications to 677,775 people in the U.S. who followed one of these accounts or retweeted […]

NDP calls on Trudeau to boot Liberal MP accused of harassment from caucus

OTTAWA—The NDP is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to “immediately remove” from caucus a Calgary MP accused of sexually harassing a young female staffer, then offering her money to stay silent with her allegations. In a statement Tuesday morning, the party’s Status of Women critic Sheila Malcolmson said Trudeau is failing to uphold his […]