Alexei Navalny's body handed over to his mother, spokeswoman says
The body of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been handed over to his mother, his spokesperson has said. “Alexei’s body was given to his mother. Thank you to everybody who demanded this with us,” Navalny spokesperson Kira Yarmysh said on X.
Trump enters South Carolina’s Republican primary looking to embarrass Haley in her home state
Former President Donald Trump is looking to win his fourth straight primary state on Saturday over Nikki Haley in South Carolina, aiming to hand a home-state embarrassment to his last remaining major rival for the Republican nomination. Trump went into the primary with a huge polling lead and the backing of the state’s top Republicans, including Sen. Tim Scott, a former rival in the race. Haley, who served as U.N. ambassador under Trump, has spent weeks crisscrossing the state that twice elected her governor warning that the dominant front-runner, who is 77 and faces four indictments, is too old and distracted to be president again.
US calls damage from vessel struck by Houthis an ‘environmental disaster’
The U.S. military called the damage to the U.K.-owned vessel carrying over 40,000 tons of fertilizer struck by Iran-backed Houthi rebels an “environmental disaster.”
Man convicted in Black transgender woman's killing in first federal hate crime trial over gender identity
A South Carolina man was found guilty Friday of killing a Black transgender woman in the nation’s first federal trial over a hate crime based on gender identity. After deliberating for roughly four hours, jurors convicted Daqua Lameek Ritter of a hate crime for the murder of Dime Doe in 2019. Ritter was also found guilty of using a firearm in connection with the fatal shooting and obstructing justice.
Israel-Hamas war: 'Progress' in Paris hostage talks as group 'drops' some of its demands
There has been "progress" in talks on a hostage deal between Israel and Hamas in Paris after the group "dropped some of its demands".
Trump says he ‘strongly’ supports IVF and calls on Alabama lawmakers to protect access to fertility procedure
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