LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: Tusk says new thinking required in Brexit talks

LUXEMBOURG — The Latest on Britain‘s upcoming departure from the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. European Council President Donald Tusk says new thinking is required to end the Brexit standoff and is likening the Irish border problem to the mythical Gordian Knot that cannot be untied. Tusk said Tuesday that “we need maybe … Continue reading LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: Tusk says new thinking required in Brexit talks

Maryland News: Baltimore Man, Menard Hazelwood Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Rob Undercover ATF Special Agents at Gunpoint

Agents Were Part of an Undercover Operation to Purchase Heroin from a Known Drug Dealer Baltimore, Maryland – Menard Hazelwood, age 29, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty today to assault of a federal officer and brandishing a firearm in the course of a crime of violence, in connection with the May 26, 2017, assault on two … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore Man, Menard Hazelwood Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Rob Undercover ATF Special Agents at Gunpoint

New York News: Harbir Parmar, Driver Of Ridesharing Service Charged In White Plains Federal Court With Kidnapping And Wire Fraud

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced today the unsealing of a … Continue reading New York News: Harbir Parmar, Driver Of Ridesharing Service Charged In White Plains Federal Court With Kidnapping And Wire Fraud

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkish media: Saudi consul leaves country

ISTANBUL— The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 10:05 p.m. The U.N. special investigator on torture says if Turkey and Saudi Arabia can’t conduct “a credible and objective investigation” into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi then … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkish media: Saudi consul leaves country

Connecticut News: New Haven Man, ANTONIO GONZALEZ Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Heroin

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ANTONIO GONZALEZ, 47, of New Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 120 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for trafficking heroin. According to court documents and statements … Continue reading Connecticut News: New Haven Man, ANTONIO GONZALEZ Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Heroin

BERLIN | Police: So far no indication of IS link to Cologne attack

BERLIN— Cologne police are investigating whether extremism was the motivation behind a bloody hostage-taking at the city’s main train station, but so far have found no ties to the Islamic State group, authorities said Tuesday. Criminal police investigation leader Klaus-Stephan Becker told reporters the man has been identified as a 55-year-old Syrian refugee who came … Continue reading BERLIN | Police: So far no indication of IS link to Cologne attack