Poland accuses Belarus of trying to cause ‘major incident’ as hundreds of migrants attempt to cross border

Poland has accused Belarus of trying to cause a violent provocation following reports that hundreds of migrants are attempting to cross Poland’s border. Polish officials have said they are prepared to defend the frontier and have increased security measures, deploying more than 12,000 soldiers – up from the 10,000 that

Thousands of ‘red wall’ jobs at risk without green investment, TUC warns PM

Up to 660,000 jobs – many in the UK’s industrial heartlands – are at risk unless Boris Johnson speeds up green investment and moving to “net zero” carbon dioxide emissions, according to a major study. Many of the areas where jobs are most under threat include the “red wall” constituencies

Owners of dog shot by Loveland police officer speak out about incident: “It’s not right what they’re doing” – The Denver Post

Wendy Love and Jay Hamm had owned their 14-month-old Staffordshire terrier and boxer mix Herkimer for six months when a Loveland police officer shot him in June 2019. Now, they are hoping for punishment for those who “wrote it off” and for change in the entire department. They described Herkimer

Man convicted of raping women leaving Denver bars charged in another sexual assault

A man convicted in June of sexually assaulting four women as they left downtown bars in 2017 and 2018 has been charged in another sexual assault that happened in late May of this year. Byron Whitehorn, 53, faces new charges of sexual assault and false imprisonment in connection with the latest rape.

Taliban sweeps control of Afghanistan

The Taliban seized power in Afghanistan two weeks before the U.S. was set to complete its troop withdrawal after a costly two-decade war. The insurgents stormed across the country, capturing all major cities in a matter of days as Afghan security forces trained and equipped by the U.S. and its

COVID-19: Number of Conservative MPs say they think PM won’t follow through and introduce domestic vaccine passports

A number of Conservative MPs have told Sky News they do not think the government will follow through and actually introduce domestic vaccine passports. The prospect of people having to prove their COVID-19 status to access a range of venues has been raised in recent weeks. Boris Johnson has already

In wake of new gun law, Longmont church, partners to provide free safe storage options – The Denver Post

On a Thursday morning at United Church of Christ of Longmont, four styles of PIN code gun safes sat on a table. Giving them a test run were Sarah Verasco, the church’s senior minister, alongside church members Dede Alspaugh and Ann Noonan. At the punch of four buttons or the

A Personal Story of Justice

After Benjamin Joseph was robbed at gunpoint outside his New Orleans home one night almost nine years ago, he described his attacker to the police: a Black man with a slim build who was wearing a pullover hoodie, Joseph said. Eighteen hours later, the police made a curious decision. They

The Effects of Climate Change

Climate change has plunged the Western U.S. into its worst drought in two decades. And a record-breaking heat wave only made things worse. In Arizona and Nevada, it’s been so hot that doctors warned people they could get third-degree burns from the asphalt. Wildfires raged in Montana and Utah. Power