Official says only 225 migrants remain in Texas border town

DEL RIO, Texas — Only 225 migrants remained in a Texas border camp where almost 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants had gathered just days ago hoping to seek asylum, the top elected official in Val Verde County said Friday. County Judge Lewis Owens told The Associated Press in a text message

Trump CFO’s lawyer says he suspects more indictments on way

NEW YORK — A lawyer for Donald Trump’s indicted corporate finance chief told a judge Monday he has “strong reason to believe” more indictments are coming in an ongoing New York investigation into the former president’s real estate empire. Lawyer Bryan Scarlatos made the remark during Trump Organization CFO Allen

Woman says she felt need for protection from Trevor Bauer – The Denver Post

LOS ANGELES — A woman seeking a five-year restraining order against Trevor Bauer testified Wednesday that the satisfaction she expressed to friends when the case first went public was a reaction to her treatment by the media, not happiness that she was taking down the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher. “It

John Key says China’s human rights issues shouldn’t change economic bond, as he receives annual Christmas cards

By Guyon Espiner, RNZ Many politicians in the West see China’s President Xi Jinping as a dangerous dictator who has scrapped term limits, allowing him to rule the world’s most populous country for life. But former New Zealand Prime Minister John Key calls President Xi a friend – and says

Ardern says public sector pay freeze excludes the ‘too many low-paid’ workers in NZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has defended the Government’s plans to extend a pay freeze to the public sector for three years saying at least it wasn’t a blanket rule for all workers. Ardern told Breakfast the move did not impact the worst-paid people in the sector because the Government still

Derek Chauvin juror says guilty verdicts could have come quicker

MINNEAPOLIS — A juror who cast one of the unanimous votes to convict a white former Minneapolis police officer of killing George Floyd said deliberations were primarily spent trying to convince one person who was uncertain about part of the jury instructions. Brandon Mitchell is the first juror that deliberated

Houston police says it’s investigating Texans QB Deshaun Watson – The Denver Post

HOUSTON — Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who is accused of sexual assault and harassment in lawsuits filed by 21 women, is being investigated by police after a report was filed regarding the NFL player, officials said Friday. In a tweet Friday, the Houston Police Department said a complainant had filed

COVID-19: Boris Johnson says he hopes to reopen schools from 8 March

Boris Johnson has said he hopes it will be safe to reopen schools in England from 8 March, as the prime minister revealed to MPs when he intends to set out his plan for easing lockdown. In a COVID-19 statement to the Commons, the PM said ministers “do not yet

Nissan boss says Brexit is ‘positive’ – and claims new trade deal gives carmaker a ‘competitive advantage’

Nissan has hailed the Brexit deal, saying the agreement will give it a “competitive advantage” as it committed to produce new electric vehicle batteries at its Sunderland plant. Chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta said the deal gives Nissan the chance to “redefine the industry” and described new customs procedures resulting

COVID-19: Matt Hancock says ‘brighter times’ ahead but public must stick to rules

The health secretary has said there are “brighter times” ahead as the coronavirus vaccine rollout continues, but warned the public: “Don’t blow it now.” “We are on the route out. We are protecting the most vulnerable. We are getting the virus under control,” Matt Hancock told a Downing Street news