Prosecutors will have a difficult burden to cast Alec Baldwin as criminal, lawyers say

Prosecutors will need a mountain of evidence to cast Alec Baldwin as a criminally negligent gunman, skeptical defense criminal lawyers said Friday, as Hollywood appeared to rally around the oft-polarizing actor. Baldwin and “Rust” armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed will both be accused of involuntary manslaughter in connection to the on-set killing of […]

Ukraine-Russia news – live: Putin ally claims defeat ‘may trigger nuclear war’

Russia’s defeat in its war against Ukraine could “trigger a nuclear war”, an ally of President Vladimir Putin has claimed. Dmitry Medvedev, the former Russian president, reportedly made the comments on Telegram while discussing Nato support for Kyiv. “Nuclear powers have never lost major conflicts on which their fate depends,” […]

African activists cast doubt over climate talks’ credibility

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Climate activists in Africa are expressing anger toward the United Nations climate agency, accusing it of allowing corporations and individuals with dubious climate credentials to greenwash their polluting activities by participating in its annual climate conference. The criticism follows Thursday’s announcement that oil executive Sultan al-Jaber […]