Super Bowl: 33 arrested for sex trafficking in Atlanta in run-up to game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Atlanta Four victims have been rescued, authorities say, as more than 600 DHS officials will be in the city on Sunday for protection Atlanta police chief Erika Shields speaks at a news conference in Atlanta. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA Federal authorities say 33 people have Läs mer…

Europe sets up scheme to get round US sanctions on Iran

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Iran nuclear deal Vehicle to be used for humanitarian supplies, then expanded to help firms trade Traders in downtown Tehran. The US embassy in Berlin said Washington did not expect the payment system to reduce economic pressure on Iran. Photograph: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP France, Germany Läs mer…

Ice force-feeds immigrants inside Texas detention center

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US immigration Six detainees on hunger strike fed through nasal tube Nearly 30 detainees from India and Cuba refusing to eat This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking outside the El Paso processing center, in El Paso, Texas, where some of the immigrants who Läs mer…

White House plans for emergency declaration to fund Trump's wall – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The president has gone on the offensive on Twitter over his proposed barrier and has interviewed Ted Cruz’s wife for an administration job Sign up for the Guardian US morning briefing LIVE Updated Donald Trump. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP Live feed Show 9.51am EST09:51 Former Läs mer…

Sherrod Brown makes his pitch as Democrats' voice of the worker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US politics The Ohio senator has launched a ‘Dignity of Work’ speaking tour of early voting states, fueling talk of a 2020 presidential run Senator Sherrod Brown speaks at a rally in Brunswick, Ohio, before kicking off his multi-state tour of states that cast Läs mer…

Florida sinkhole is tunnel leading to bank, says FBI

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Florida Investigators examine tunnel containing boots and ladder near bank in Pembroke Pines FBI and Pembroke Pines police investigate the tunnel. Photograph: Taimy Alvarez/AP A sinkhole near a bank in Florida is actually a tunnel leading to a local bank, the FBI has said. Läs mer…

Apple leaves Facebook offices in disarray after revoking app permissions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Move comes after Facebook exploited loophole to harvest data about apps installed on people’s iPhones Facebook’s headquarters at Menlo Park, California. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters Apple has left Facebook’s campus in disarray after the company revoked the social network’s permission to build or run Läs mer…

Opioid executives accused of 'putting profits over people' at Boston trial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opioids crisis John Kapoor and Insys Therapeutics Inc effectively bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive fentanyl spray, assistant US attorney said John Kapoor arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts on 28 January. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters Drug company executives appearing in court in Läs mer…

Boston fashion show takes on gun violence – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The dozens of models who took part in the Battle of the Brands fashion show in Boston, Massachusetts, shared a common thread: all had lost relatives to gun violence Models at the Battle of the Brands fashion show Ashanti Syed, right, whose uncle was Läs mer…

From books to bullets: inside Amazon's push to 'defend' America

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Big Money Amazon From books to bullets: inside Amazon’s push to ’defend’ America Jeff Bezos’s company hosts top secret CIA data and powers the US immigration case management system. Now it’s poised to take on a $10bn Pentagon project In the none-to-distant future, US Läs mer…

How the religious right gained unprecedented access to Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump administration How the religious right gained unprecedented access to Trump As the president offers a sympathetic ear – and policies to match – critics see a de facto advisory committee, violating federal law The religious right ‘has a partnership at the highest level Läs mer…

New York subway: new demand for accessibility after young mother's death

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New York Just a quarter of stations in the nation’s largest transit system are accessible, leaving wheelchair users and parents with small kids struggling Disability rights groups sued the MTA in 2017, calling the subway system the least accessible in the nation. Photograph: Jeenah Läs mer…

'Cold as ºF': Chicago residents make best of life in 'Chiberia' during polar vortex

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chicago Residents brave the weather to post photographs on social media showing just how cold things have got Polar vortex: deaths as Arctic air spreads across US midwest Steam hovers above Lake Michigan as temperatures dropped to -20 degrees F (-29C) in Chicago, or Läs mer…

Canada cuts staff in Cuba embassy after mystery illness strikes again

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Latest case comes after dozens of American embassy workers in Havana were affected, some suffering mild brain injury Canada’s embassy in Havana, Cuba, used to have about 16 staff. Photograph: Desmond Boylan/AP Canada has announced it is removing up to half of the Läs mer…

Shark attacks around world fell by about one-quarter in 2018

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sharks Four fatalities recorded, with the US and Australia experiencing the most attacks There were 66 confirmed, unprovoked attacks by sharks on humans in 2018, Florida researchers say. Photograph: Dave Fleetham/Getty Images The number of shark attacks around the world fell by about one-quarter Läs mer…