Brexit: UK’s Johnson warns France against WW2-style ‘punishment beatings’

Brexit: UK’s Johnson warns France against WW2-style ‘punishment beatings’

Britain’s foreign minister warned France on Wednesday against World War II-style “punishment beatings” after Paris indicated that it would not accept improved conditions for the UK outside the single market. Boris Johnson said it would not be in anyone’s interest to penalise Britain for exiting the European Union, comparing the proposed trade tariffs to punishments […]

Missing Japanese boy discovered in forest after week-long search

Missing Japanese boy discovered in forest after week-long search

The 7-year-old Japanese boy who went missing nearly a week ago after his parents left him in a forest as punishment was found Friday, apparently unharmed, police said, in a case that had set off a nationwide debate about parental disciplining. The boy, missing since Saturday, was found Friday morning by a soldier in a […]

US Supreme Court sides with black death row inmate in racial bias case

US Supreme Court sides with black death row inmate in racial bias case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday effectively overturned a black man’s 1987 conviction for murdering a white woman, rebuking Georgia prosecutors for unlawfully excluding black potential jurors in picking an all-white jury that condemned him to death. The 7-1 ruling handed a major victory to Timothy Foster, who is 48 now and was 18 at […]

Two Americans to face trial in N. Korea, Pyongyang says

Two Americans to face trial in N. Korea, Pyongyang says

Two US citizens will face trial for carrying out hostile acts against North Korea, Pyongyang announced on Monday. A small number of Americans visit North Korea each year as tourists despite the US State Department’s warnings against it. Investigations into US nationals Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle have confirmed their hostile acts with […]