Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

CNN — The Justice Department announced new arrests on Friday in connection with a plot to kill a New York-based journalist and human rights activist critical of the Iranian government. The three indicted men, believed to be part of an Eastern European criminal organization with ties to Iran, face charges of murder-for-hire and money laundering … Read more

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. Rome CNN — The Ponte Vecchio, a magnificent centuries-old bridge spanning the Arno River in the Italian city of … Read more

US extends shelter program for Hong Kong residents

Washington CNN — The Biden administration will continue to grant sanctuary to some Hong Kong residents, extending a program allowing them to stay in the United States without fear of deportation for another two years. President Joe Biden issued a memorandum on Thursday “ordering an extension and extension of the postponement of the deportation of … Read more

Russia Strikes Ukrainian Cities Hours After Western Countries Promised Kyiv Tanks

CNN — Ukraine has urged the West to get military hardware into the hands of its troops as quickly as possible, as Russia fired missiles at Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities just hours after Germany and the United States announced its intention to supply modern tanks to the country. Russia launched 55 missiles at Ukraine … Read more

Turkey says Sweden complicit in Quran burning amid tension over NATO bid

CNN — The Swedish government was complicit in burning the Koran during a protest in Stockholm last weekend, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reportedly said on Thursday. The increase in tensions between the two countries comes at a time when Sweden is relying on Turkey to back its bid to join the North Atlantic Treaty … Read more

FDA Vaccine Advisors Gather to Consider the Future of Covid-19 Immunization in the United States

CNN — An independent expert panel that advises the US Food and Drug Administration on its vaccine decisions will hold a full day of meetings on Thursday to consider what the future of Covid-19 vaccination in the states should look like. -United. Currently, the United States offers two types of Covid-19 vaccines. The first vaccines … Read more

Wagner Group: the United States introduces new sanctions against a group of Russian mercenaries

CNN — The US Treasury Department on Thursday designated the Wagner Group, a private Russian mercenary organization heavily involved in the war in Ukraine, as a major transnational criminal organization, and imposed a series of sanctions on a transnational network that supports it. The US State Department simultaneously announced a number of sanctions intended to … Read more

Paul Pelosi: Court orders release of video capturing attack on Paul Pelosi at his San Francisco home

CNN — A California court ruled on Wednesday that the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office must release audio 911 calls, police body camera footage and home surveillance video recorded the night of the attack in Pelosis’ home in San Francisco last year. Audio of police interviews with David DePape, the alleged attacker, must also be … Read more

Opinion: Why tanks will be decisive in the next battle for Ukraine

Editor’s note: David A.Andelman, CNN contributor, two-time Deadline Club Award winner, Knight of the French Legion of Honor, author of “A Red Line in the Sand: Diplomacy, Strategy, and the History of Wars That Might Still Happen” and blogs at Andelman Unleashed. He was previously correspondent for The New York Times and CBS News in … Read more

Adam Schiff announces bid for Dianne Feinstein’s US Senate seat in California

CNN — Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff announced a 2024 Senate candidacy on Thursday, kicking off a campaign for Senator Dianne Feinstein’s seat in what promises to be a competitive Democratic primary. “I look forward to campaigning hard in this race, meeting Californians where they are at, and hearing what they want from their next senator. … Read more