Mickey Joseph punched and choked his wife during an argument over infidelity

Former Nebraska interim football coach Mickey Joseph pushed, punched and choked his wife and pulled her hair during an argument the couple had over infidelity, Lincoln police allege in a court document filed Thursday. Lancaster County prosecutors charged Joseph, 54, with one felony count of assault by strangulation or suffocation, which is punishable by up … Read more

NYC man sentenced to one to three years in jail for plowing into Gone Girl actress Lisa Banes

The man accused of mowing down and killing Gone Girl actress Lisa Banes on his electric scooter could be in jail for just one year after a judge handed down an astonishingly lenient sentence. Brian Boyd, 27, was sentenced by Judge Gregory Carro to one to three years on Wednesday at the Manhattan Supreme Court … Read more

Ali Karimi: Iranian soccer great alleges death threats made against him by the Iranian government after supporting protesters

CNN – Iranian soccer great Ali Karimi has alleged that death threats have been made against him, while his family and close friends have been intimidated and harassed by the Iranian government following his support of ongoing protests in the country. Known as the ‘Asian Maradona,” the 44-year-old Karimi, who retired from playing in 2014, … Read more

China’s security apparatus swings into action to smother Covid protests

CNN – China’s vast security apparatus has moved swiftly to smother mass protests that swept the country, with police patrolling the streets, checking cell phones and even calling some demonstrators to warn them against a repeat. In major cities on Monday and Tuesday, police flooded the sites of protests that took place over the weekend, … Read more

China’s lockdown protests: What you need to know about the rare mass demonstrations

Beijing CNN – From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy. As numbers swelled at demonstrations in multiple major cities over the weekend, so too have the range of grievances voiced – with … Read more

5 things to know for Nov. 28: Travel delays, China, Gun ban, Idaho stabbings, Ukraine

CNN – With the holiday season in full swing, several retailers are dangling enticing sales – and might’ve already flooded your email inboxes with Black Friday discounts. Many online shoppers are expected to snag Cyber ​​Monday deals today and then participate in Giving Tuesday, a day of heightened generosity when people give to their favorite … Read more

Suspect in killing of 5 at Colorado club held without bail

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub was ordered held without bail in an initial court appearance Wednesday as the suspect sat slumped over in a chair. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, could be seen with visible … Read more

Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting suspect accused of killing 5 people held without bail

The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub was ordered held without bail in an initial court appearance Wednesday. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, appeared by video from jail and could be seen slumped over in a chair with visible injuries on his … Read more

Seven Michigan St football players charged in tunnel melee

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Seven Michigan State players have been charged for their actions during the postgame melee in Michigan Stadium’s tunnel last month, according to a statement Wednesday from the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office. The most serious charge is against cornerback Khary Crump, who faces one count of felonious assault. The charges against the … Read more

Colombia’s drug problem is worse than ever. But it has a radical solution

Bogota CNN – When Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s first progressive president, took office in August, he laid out an ambitious agenda. His administration would finally achieve a stable peace with Colombia’s multiple rebel organizations; it would fight inequality by taxing the top 1% and lifting millions out of poverty; and it would abandon a punitive approach … Read more