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Prosecutors in Istanbul announced Wednesday that they have prepared an indictment of a close aide to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a former deputy head of general intelligence over the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The two men, former deputy head of Saudi Arabia’s general intelligence Ahmed al-Asiri and former [...]

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A unanimous Senate vote Wednesday approved a historic $2 trillion stimulus package to try to keep the US economy afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would provide direct payments of $1,200 to Americans earning up to $75,000, phasing out for higher earners and ending for those earning more than $99,000. It includes for families [...]

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Texas abortion providers filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas Wednesday, challenging the legality of an executive order that they claim bans all abortions in the state. Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued the order on Sunday. It is designed to increase medical resources to combat the Covid-19 pandemic [...]

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The UK Supreme Court ruled Wednesday to withhold key evidence from the US government in the trial of two Islamic state detainees because President Donald Trump has not assured that the detainees will not be executed. The detainees in question are known as the Beatles. They are former British citizens who are accused of killing [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York denied Michael Cohen’s request for early release from prison Tuesday due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. Cohen is currently serving a 36-month sentence for various financial crimes, including campaign fraud and making false statements to Congress. He asked that the [...]

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US President Donald Trump signed two bills into law on Monday that are designed to boost 5G security and broadband availability. S 893, the “Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020,” requires the president to develop a strategy within 180 days of the law’s enactment to ensure the security of “next generation mobile telecommunications systems [...]

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