Texas man charged in U.S. Capitol riot tweeted ‘Assassinate AOC,’ FBI says – National

DALLAS — A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and posting violent threats, including a call to assassinate Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. Garret Miller, who is from the Dallas suburb of Richardson, was arrested Friday after being named […]

What crimes can Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol be charged with? – National

Dozens of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump have been criminally charged in connection with the violent storming of the U.S. Capitol building earlier this week, and many more cases are expected. Five people died as a result of the riot, including a Capitol Police officer. No one has been charged yet in connection […]

Organizer of U.S. election result protest in Red Deer charged

The person who organized a protest in Red Deer Wednesday has been charged under the Public Health Act. READ MORE: U.S. Capitol secured after violent protest in support of Trump leaves 1 woman dead RCMP said officers were called to a demonstration near City Hall Park at around noon. “Approximately 30 individuals were gathered to […]

Man charged in ‘random’ shooting at Illinois bowling alley that killed 3 – National

A U.S. Army special forces sergeant based in Florida has been charged in an apparently random shooting at an Illinois bowling alley that left three people dead and three wounded, authorities said Sunday. Winnebago County State’s Attorney J. Hanley said Duke Webb, 37, has been charged with three counts of murder and three counts […]

Hong Kong media tycoon, China critic Jimmy Lai charged under national security law – National

Hong Kong democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai, 73, has been charged under the city’s national security law on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces, his Apple Daily newspaper reported on Friday, citing a police source. Lai, an ardent critic of Beijing, would be the highest profile person charged under the sweeping new […]

Lebanon’s prime minister among those charged with negligence in Beirut explosion – National

The Lebanese prosecutor probing last summer’s port explosion in Beirut filed charges on Thursday against the caretaker prime minister and three former ministers, accusing them of negligence that led to the death of hundreds of people, Lebanon’s official news agency said. The four are the most senior individuals to be indicted so far in […]

Trump supporter charged after breathing forcefully on protesters – National

A 61-year-old man who breathed on protesters while wearing a Trump innertube has been charged with assault, after a heated encounter outside the president’s Virginia golf course on Saturday. Raymond Deskins, 61, of Sterling, Va., faces one count of misdemeanour assault after a citizen obtained a warrant through a county magistrate, according to the […]

U.K. nurse charged with murder of 8 babies, remanded into custody – National

A nurse accused of killing eight babies and trying to kill another 10 at a hospital in northwest England was remanded into custody Thursday, a day after she was charged with murder and attempted murder. Lucy Letby, 30, was remanded in custody after appearing via video link during a brief 10-minute hearing at Warrington […]

Man charged in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor threatened Trump, Obama: FBI – National

A man charged in an alleged conspiracy to kidnap Michigan’s governor also made threatening online comments about U.S. President Donald Trump, former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and other prominent political figures, an FBI agent said in a federal court filing. Barry Croft, a Delaware resident, railed against numerous present and former elected […]

6 Russian military officers charged with hacking French election, U.S. businesses – National

By Eric Tucker The Associated Press Posted October 19, 2020 1:42 pm     Updated October 19, 2020 3:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Six Russian military officers sought to disrupt through computer hacking […]