Ex-Blackwater contractor gets murder conviction tossed by federal appeals court, Britain's May 'disappointed' after colleague blocks 'upskirting' law and Trump on Romney: 'I wish Mitt could be more of a team player'

Ex-Blackwater contractor gets murder conviction tossed by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court Friday overturned a former Blackwater security contractor’s first-degree murder conviction in connection with a two thousand and seven shooting in BGW that killed fourteen IQi civilians and injured seventeen others.S. Court of Appeals of the GU…

Britain's May 'disappointed' after colleague blocks 'upskirting' law

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she was disappointed a lawmaker from her…

Trump on Romney: 'I wish Mitt could be more of a team player'

United States President Donald Trump has given a somewhat restrained reaction to the stinging personal attack from senior fellow Republican Mitt Romney. Mr…



Ex-Blackwater contractor gets murder conviction tossed by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court Friday overturned a former Blackwater security contractor’s first-degree murder conviction in connection with a two thousand and seven shooting in BGW that killed fourteen IQi civilians and injured seventeen others.S. Court of Appeals of the GU Circuit ruled a lower court erred by not allowing Nicholas Slatten to be tried separately from his 3 co-defendants in 20fourteen. Slatten, thirty-three, had been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the shooting, in which prosecutors claimed he had fired the first shots.

Britain's May 'disappointed' after colleague blocks 'upskirting' law

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she was disappointed a lawmaker from her Conservative party had blocked a bill to make “upskirting” – surreptitiously taking photographs up women’s skirts – a criminal offense.

Trump on Romney: 'I wish Mitt could be more of a team player'

United States President Donald Trump has given a somewhat restrained reaction to the stinging personal attack from senior fellow Republican Mitt Romney. Mr Romney, who stood and lost for the Republicans against Barack Obama in two thousand and twelve, suggested in an article that Mr Trump was not fit to be president.


A federal appeals court Friday overturned a former…

The court also ordered new sentences for the 3 other contractors — Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Herd — who were each found guilty of manslaughter and firearms charges carrying mandatory thirty-year terms. The judges determined those sentences were “grossly disproportionate to their culpability for using government-issued weapons in a war-zone.” Prosecutors had charged the men with using military firearms while committing another felony.S. It was not immediately clear whether prosecutors planned to try Slatten again for murder.

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – British…

Christopher Chope, seventy-one, a veteran politician who was knighted this year, blocked the bill proposed by opposition Liberal Democrat parliamentarian Wera Hobhouse that was widely supported in the House of Commons. Chope did not explain his reasoning publicly and was not immediately available for comment. Commenting on Twitter, May said: “Upskirting is an invasion of privacy which leaves victims feeling degraded and distressed.


The court also ordered new sentences for the 3 other…

“The U.S. Attorney’s Office is reviewing the opinion and has no further comment at this time,” spokesman William Miller told Fox News At the weekslong trial 3 years ago, federal prosecutors and defense lawyers presented very different versions of what triggered the September two thousand and seven massacre in Nisour Square. The government described the killings as a one-sided ambush of unarmed civilians, while the defense said the guards opened fire only after a white Kia sedan seen as a potential suicide car bomb began moving quickly toward their convoy.

Christopher Chope, seventy-one, a veteran politician who was…

“I am disappointed the Bill didn’t make progress in the Commons today, and I want to see these measures pass through Parliament – with government support – soon.” The bill would make the crime punishable by up to 2 years in prison. Dawn Butler, the main opposition Labour party spokeswoman for women and equalities, said: “What possible reason could there be to block a law that supports women and girls?”


“The U.S. Attorney’s Office is reviewing the opinion…

In issuing their ruling benefiting the defendants, the judges said they were in no way excusing the horror of events they said “defies civilized description.” “In reaching this conclusion, we by no means intend to minimize the carnage attributable to Slough, Heard and Liberty’s actions,” said U.S. Circuit Judge Karen L. Henderson, writing for the court. “Their poor judgments resulted in the deaths of many innocent people.” Fox News’ Jake Gibson and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

“I am disappointed the Bill didn’t make progress in the…

Conservative lawmaker Nick Boles tweeted: “In every party, there are 1 or 2 s whose knuckles drag along the ground. Today, unfortunately, a sensible reform to protect women was blocked by 1 of ours.” Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

titleEx-Blackwater contractor gets murder conviction tossed by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court Friday overturned a former…

A federal appeals court Friday…

The court also ordered new sentences for the 3 other…

The court also ordered new sentences for the 3 other…

titleBritain's May 'disappointed' after colleague blocks 'upskirting' law

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – British…

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – British…

Christopher Chope, seventy-one, a veteran politician who was…

“I am disappointed the Bill didn’t make progress in the…

titleTrump on Romney: 'I wish Mitt could be more of a team player'

United States President Donald Trump has given a somewhat…

United States President Donald Trump has given a somewhat…

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