U.S. asks Supreme Court to reinstate death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to reinstate Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. The department argues in its petition to the court that an appeals court improperly vacated the death penalty “in… Read More U.S. asks Supreme Court to reinstate death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Oil firms make preparations as Hurricane Delta moves towards Gulf of Mexico

Oil and gas workers withdrew en masse from offshore production facilities as Hurricane Delta grew into a powerful storm over the Caribbean on its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Delta’s winds reached 145 miles per hour (235 kph) as the storm sped toward Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula and eventual entry into the Gulf of Mexico,… Read More Oil firms make preparations as Hurricane Delta moves towards Gulf of Mexico

Northern Cyprus to reopen beach in abandoned area since 1974 conflict with Turkey

Northern Cyprus said on Tuesday it will reopen the beach area of an abandoned resort in no-man’s land, a move condemned by Greek Cypriots and likely to conjure up memories of the 1974 Turkish invasion that partitioned the island. Ersin Tatar, premier of the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus, made the announcement in Ankara alongside… Read More Northern Cyprus to reopen beach in abandoned area since 1974 conflict with Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump ends talks with Congress on coronavirus stimulus package

Prospects for more aid for Americans struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S. airlines seeking to avert a wave of layoffs crumbled on Tuesday when President Donald Trump ended negotiations with Congress over a large coronavirus bill. “I have instructed my representatives to stop negotiating until after the election when, immediately after I win, we… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump ends talks with Congress on coronavirus stimulus package