Migrant crossings: UK calls on France to work ‘constructively’ on issue after more than 1,000 people crossed Channel in one day last week

The UK government has said it wants to work “constructively” with France on the issue of migrants crossing the Channel after a record number of people reached the country on small boats last week. On Thursday, 1,185 individuals arrived in the UK – a new record for a single day

Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying 1/6 subpoena

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was indicted Friday on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The Justice Department said Bannon, 67, was indicted on

Americans sour on economy amid inflation woes, according to poll

SAN FRANCISCO — Americans’ opinions on the U.S. economy have soured noticeably in the past month, a new poll finds, with nearly half expecting economic conditions to worsen in the next year. Just 35% of Americans now call the national economy good, while 65% call it poor, according to a

California teacher placed on leave after mimicking Native Americans during math class – The Denver Post

A student’s video of a Riverside teacher wearing a faux Native American headdress and dancing in front of her math class has gone viral and sparked calls to fire the instructor and halt teaching tactics perceived as disrespectful to some cultures. In the video, which hit social media Wednesday afternoon,

Aurora police sergeant on leave after verbal tirade against 17-year-old

An Aurora police sergeant remains on administrative leave after unleashing a profane verbal tirade at a 17-year-old girl during a traffic stop in June. Body camera video posted to the department’s YouTube channel Wednesday shows the officer, identified by police as Sgt. Ed Acuti, directing a string of profanities at

Rules on waste water discharge eased due to supply shortages linked to Brexit and pandemic

Waste water plants have been told they may be allowed to discharge effluent that has not been properly treated due to chemical shortages caused by Brexit and the pandemic. The Environment Agency (EA) has issued new guidance to water and sewerage companies, which normally release waste water under the conditions

SEC orders asset freeze on Denver-based Outdoor Capital Partners, Samuel Mancini

The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a temporary restraining order and asset freeze on Thursday to stop what it alleges was a “fraudulent offering of securities and misappropriation of investor assets” by Denver-based Outdoor Capital Partners LLC and its director Samuel J. Mancini. The order follows Mancini’s arrest Tuesday in

Connor Joe puts on a show, but Rockies lose to Mariners

The Seattle Mariners stole the Connor Joe show Tuesday night at Coors Field. The M’s mashed against Rockies all-star German Marquez, who had a rare off night, opening the door to Seattle’s 6-4 victory. The Rockies, who have been dominant at home, lost for the third time in their last