GENEVA (AP) — Almost every country in the world has agreed on a legally binding framework for reducing polluting plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception, United NationsAP NEWS
In December 2016, Springfield residents Henok Yohannes and Kedest Simeneh, both 22, were found shot to death just a couple miles apart. Investigators quickly determined the killings were related, and that Yohannes Nessibu was the likely culprit. But by then, Nessibu had already left the U.S. for Ethiopia. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App Search warrants obtained by News4 indicate Nessibu had gone to Yohannes' house to buy marijuana. Instead, Yohannes was shot in the upper...www.nbcwashington.com
Man fled the country hours after alleged sexual assault in Sydney apartment in 2017 A tourist who allegedly raped a woman in a Sydney apartment before fleeing the country hours later has been extradited from the United States to Australia to face charges. The man, who was arrested in New York on a federal warrant in January, is accused of sexually and indecently assaulting a 21-year-old woman at a Carlton unit in June 2017. Continue readingthe Guardian
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday he did not want to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history.IN
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday he did not want to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history.U.S.
The WikiLeaks founder said he did not wish to surrender himself "for doing journalism that has won many awards and protected many people." The extradition case could take many months, the judge said.NPR.org
A freshman state representative from Chicago is facing a driving under the influence charge in Springfield after he was allegedly found asleep behind the wheel of his Land Rover on March 29 about a block from the Illinois Capitol. Rep. Kambium Buckner, a South Side Democrat, pleaded not guiltywww.chicagotribune.com