Man on parole for killing mom charged with hate crimes in attack on Asian woman in NYC

Posted on March 31, 2021March 31, 2021Categories Law, New York, United StatesTags , , ,

NYPD Charges 38-Year-Old Man With Assault, Hate Crime in Anti-Asian Attack NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – A man who is on parole for killing his mother was arrested on hate crime charges in a brutal attack on a 65-year-old Asian woman in Manhattan earlier this week. Brandon Elliot, 38, was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with attempted assault as a hate crime, assault as a hate crime, assault and attempted assault, police said. Thanks to assistance from the public … Continue reading “Man on parole for killing mom charged with hate crimes in attack on Asian woman in NYC”

‘Begging for his life’: Teen who took viral Floyd video cries at Chauvin trial

Posted on March 30, 2021March 30, 2021Categories Uncategorized, United StatesTags , , ,

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – The Minneapolis teenager whose cellphone video of Derek Chauvin’s deadly arrest of George Floyd sparked worldwide protests began weeping as she was shown an image from the video at the former policeman’s murder trial on Tuesday. Prosecutors have begun their case by calling several people who witnessed the arrest on May 25, 2020: a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher; a young woman who worked at the gas station across the street; a mixed martial arts fighter who was passing by. … Continue reading “‘Begging for his life’: Teen who took viral Floyd video cries at Chauvin trial”

The Latest: Dozen states OK vaccine for all adults this week

Posted on March 30, 2021March 30, 2021Categories Covid-19, Health, United States

A nurse fills a syringe with COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, March 19, 2021. (AP Photo) NEW YORK — More than a dozen states will open vaccine eligibility to all adults this week in a major expansion of COVID-19 shots for tens of millions of Americans amid an increase in coronavirus cases. States opening eligibility to anyone ages 16 and older on Monday included Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Ohio, North Dakota and Kansas. Meanwhile, … Continue reading “The Latest: Dozen states OK vaccine for all adults this week”

Suez Canal Ship Is Free

Posted on March 30, 2021March 30, 2021Categories Africa, Business, Egypt, Suez CanalTags ,

© Suez Canal Authority, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Ever Given on Monday after it was partially refloated. The mammoth cargo ship blocking one of the world’s most vital maritime arteries was wrenched from the shoreline and finally set free on Monday, raising hopes that traffic could soon resume in the Suez Canal and limit the economic fallout of the disruption. Salvage teams, working on land and water for six days and nights, were ultimately assisted by forces more … Continue reading “Suez Canal Ship Is Free”