Human rights lawyer

  • Donald Trump Jul 10, 2019

    Amal Clooney Faults ‘Collective Shrug' Over Slain Journalist

    Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and faulted their “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government’s envoy on media freedom, said at a conference on press freedom that “journalists are under attack like never before,” not just while covering wars but for exposing crime...

  • Europe Jun 30, 2019

    Migrants Stranded in Libya Endure Sewage, Maggots, Disease

    For hundreds of African migrants, dreams of a new life in Europe have instead ended in a detention center in the remote desert of war-torn Libya, where they say they have been held for months amid raw sewage, piles of garbage, disease, maggots and barely enough food to survive. Their plight, detailed in interviews with The Associated Press and social...

  • Europe Jun 30, 2019

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    For hundreds of African migrants, dreams of a new life in Europe have instead ended in a detention center in the remote desert of war-torn Libya, where they say they have been held for months amid raw sewage, piles of garbage, disease, maggots and barely enough food to survive. Their plight, detailed in interviews with The Associated Press and social...

  • Aug 12, 2015

    Recording of MLK's 1st ‘I Have a Dream' Speech Discovered

    Before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina....
    Reporters had covered King’s 55-minute speech at a high school gymnasium in Rocky Mount on Nov. 27, 1962, but a recording...

  • Feb 8, 2019

    Search Underway for Captain After Plane Crash

    The Coast Guard is searching for the captain of the small plane that went down in the waters 13 miles east of Bay Harbor Island.

  • Harry Feb 20, 2019

    Amal Clooney and More Stars Turn Out for Meghan Markle's NYC Baby Shower

    Amal Clooney, Gayle King and the Duchess of Sussex’s best friend, Jessica Mulroney, have all been spotted entering The Mark hotel in New York City for the celebration

  • Apr 23, 2016

    175 Countries Sign Landmark Paris Deal on Climate Change

    The historic agreement on climate change marked a major milestone on Friday with a record 175 countries signing on to it on opening day. But world leaders made clear more action is needed, and quickly, to fight a relentless rise in global temperatures. With the planet heating up to record levels, sea levels rising and glaciers melting, the pressure to...

  • judge Sep 17, 2018

    WikiLeaks Docs Show Assange Bid for Russian Visa

    Julian Assange had just pulled off one of the biggest scoops in journalistic history, splaying the innards of American diplomacy across the web. But technology firms were cutting ties to his website, WikiLeaks, cable news pundits were calling for his head and a Swedish sex crime case was threatening to put him behind bars. Caught in a vise, the silver-haired...

  • Oct 10, 2012

    Ex-NFL Lineman, Actor Alex Karras Dies at 77

    Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions’ defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom “Webster” and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy “Blazing Saddles,” died Wednesday. He was 77.

  • May 30, 2012

    Here Are Some New “Thor” Pics, Along With the Old Ones

    Check out the latest pics from “Thor,” starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman. The film opens May 6.

  • Jun 8, 2018

    George Clooney's Venice Wedding

    Family and friends of George Clooney gathered in Venice for his wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The couple was married in private ceremony, the actor’s representative said.

  • Facebook May 30, 2018

    A Look at Some Russian Journalists Attacked Or Killed

    Before Ukraine’s Security Service shocked the world by saying it had faked the death of exiled Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in Kiev on Tuesday evening, the news of his now-fabricated demise highlighted the dangers of working as a journalist in Russia. Dozens of Russian journalists have been killed or brutally beaten in recent years, in clear retribution for their work....

  • Mar 2, 2016

    First Alert Forecast Tuesday 9pm

    Chief Meteorologist John Morales has your latest forecast for South Florida.

  • California May 3, 2018

    Rose McGowan Drug Possession Case Going to Grand Jury

    A Virginia judge found probable cause in a drug possession charge against actress Rose McGowan.

  • driver Feb 1, 2016

    Australian Driver Deliberately Kills 17 Kangaroos: Group

    Seventeen kangaroos have died after being deliberately run down by a driver in Australia, an animal welfare group said Monday....
    The carcasses of 16 kangaroos were found Monday along a 300-foot stretch of road in the eastern city of Brisbane, said Michael Beatty, a spokesman for the RSPCA in Queensland state. Another kangaroo had to be euthanized because of its injuries....

  • Commissioner Jul 26, 2016

    Pro-Sanders Demonstrators March in Sweltering Heat; Police Cite Over 50

    Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic convention Monday evening in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders’ treatment by party leaders, even as he urged his supporters to fall in line behind Hillary Clinton.

  • Governor Aug 30, 2018

    Boy Swept in Sewer Sticks Finger Out of Manhole, Is Saved

    An 11-year-old boy sucked into a flooded Wisconsin storm sewer was saved when an eagle-eyed firefighter saw the boy’s fingers pop through an opening in a manhole cover.

  • Dec 3, 2013

    Photos: Deadly NYC Train Derailment

    Four people were killed and dozens were injured when four cars of a Grand Central-bound Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx Sunday morning.

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