Twenty-seven migrants perish trying to cross Channel to Britain

Twenty-seven migrants perish trying to cross Channel to Britain

PARIS, Nov 24 (Reuters) – British and French officials traded blame on Wednesday after 27 migrants died when their dinghy deflated as they made a perilous crossing of the English Channel.The accident was the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the narrow seaway separating the two countries.The Channel is one of the world’s busiest … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty of all charges in Wisconsin murder trial

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty of all charges in Wisconsin murder trial

KENOSHA, Wis., Nov 19 (Reuters) – A jury acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse on Friday of murder in the fatal shooting of two men during racial justice protests in a decision that re-ignited fierce debate about gun rights and the boundaries of self defense in the United States.Jurors found Rittenhouse, 18, not guilty on all charges: … Read more

Poland turns water cannon on rock-throwing migrants at border

Poland turns water cannon on rock-throwing migrants at border

WARSAW, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Polish security forces turned water cannon on migrants who threw rocks from across the Belarusian border, where thousands have gathered in chaotic attempts to reach the European Union, video footage shared by authorities showed on Tuesday.The crisis has led the EU to prepare further sanctions against Belarus, which it accuses … Read more

Facebook knew about, failed to police, abusive content globally – documents

Facebook knew about, failed to police, abusive content globally - documents

Oct 25 (Reuters) – Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five former employees and internal company documents viewed by Reuters.For over a … Read more