Poland may have to leave EU, Supreme Court warns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters have rallied in towns and cities across Poland in support of the country’s judges Poland could have to leave the EU over its judicial reform proposals, the country’s Supreme Court has warned. The proposals would allow judges to be dismissed if they questioned the government’s judicial reforms. Judges […]

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case To Ticket Homeless For Sleeping In Public Spaces : NPR

San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco. Nearly a quarter of the country’s homeless population lives in California. Ben Margot/AP hide caption toggle caption Ben Margot/AP San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco. Nearly a quarter of the country’s homeless population […]

Delhi protest: India citizenship bill demonstrations spread

Protests broke out across nine states, including in major cities such as Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and the capital New Delhi, mostly around university campuses. Meanwhile, ongoing protests in Assam, in India’s northeast, turned violent, with at least five people killed, police said. In Delhi, students began demonstrating at the prestigious Jamia Milia Islamia university […]

Indiana University frat suspended amid claims of anti-Semitic slurs

A fraternity at Indiana University in Bloomington is under investigation for allegations of physical assault and anti-Semitic and racial slurs, officials said. Campus police and the Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office are reviewing an incident that took place at the fraternity Friday night, according to a statement released Sunday by the university. The announcement comes amid increased […]

Burbank middle school removes mural of Aung San Suu Kyi

Burbank Unified school officials have removed a mural of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi from a local campus, the action coming the same week that the Nobel Peace Prize laureate appeared at the International Court of Justice to denounce genocide charges levied against her country’s military. Four years ago, Suu Kyi, whose official title […]

Turkey blasts U.S. after Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

DOHA — Turkey criticized the U.S. Senate Saturday, days after a unanimous vote to recognize the Armenian genocide. In a live interview with MSNBC anchor Ayman Mohyeldin at the Doha Forum, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said he stood by his previous suggestion that those who supported the resolution are cowards. The Turkish government vociferously […]

Former Sudanese ruler Omar al-Bashir convicted of corruption, money laundering

“While this trial is a positive step toward accountability for some of his alleged crimes, he remains wanted for heinous crimes committed against the Sudanese people,” said Joan Nyanyuki, Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes in August. The 75-year-old former dictator is also wanted by the International Criminal Court […]

Facebook Will Label Al Jazeera, RT “State Controlled”

Government-funded news organizations worried they could be damaged by Facebook’s imminent plan to label content from state-controlled news organizations are furious at a process they say is opaque and irresponsible. When Facebook announced plans to apply such labels in October, it provided no information about the criteria it would use to determine whether a media […]

‘The Daily Show’ Hits Fox News With ‘Bombshell’ Supercut Of Its Sexist Segments

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” on Friday marked the release of the new movie “Bombshell” ― about Fox News’ sexual misconduct scandal ― with a montage of the widely watched conservative network’s misogynistic segments. “Love this ‘Bombshell’ trailer, oh wait…” the Comedy Central program captioned its supercut, here: Nicole Kidman stars as Gretchen Carlson, Charlize […]