Born in 1926 in Jamaica, Flight Sergeant Peter Brown was one of many who signed up for the British armed forces from the country’s imperial territories. Aged only around 17, he trained in Canada and joined the Royal Air Force in September 1943, serving as a wireless operator and air gunner in Lancaster bombers, according […]

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three white men serving prison sentences in the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery are asking an appeals court to throw out their federal hate crime convictions, with two of them arguing their histories of making racist comments don’t prove they targeted Arbery because he was Black. “Every crime committed against an […]

Arbery, a Black man, was shot dead in February 2020. March 10, 2023, 11:33 AM ET • 5 min read The three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery have filed appeals against their hate crime convictions. According to court documents filed on March 3, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan argue that race did not factor […]

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an appeal late Thursday evening challenging a New York bankruptcy judge’s decision to allow Binance.US’s billion-dollar plan to acquire the assets of bankrupt crypto lender Voyager Digital. The appeal, which was filed by the U.S. Trustee’s Office – an arm of the DOJ responsible for overseeing bankruptcies – […]

NEW YORK, March 7 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived an antitrust lawsuit accusing FIFA and the U.S. Soccer Federation of illegally banning foreign clubs and leagues from staging official matches in the United States. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Relevent Sports LLC, a sports promoter controlled […]

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NEW YORK, March 2 (Reuters) – Leon Black, the billionaire co-founder of private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc (APO.N), cannot revive a lawsuit accusing former Russian model Guzel Ganieva, Apollo co-founder Josh Harris and others of conspiring to destroy his reputation.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NCAA asked a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject a legal effort to make colleges treat Division I athletes like employees and start paying them an hourly wage. Lawyers for the student-athletes said that weekly, they often spend 30 hours or more on their sport and often need money for […]

The situation for many in Ukraine remains desperate, amid “relentless” shelling of civilian targets and infrastructure, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, told journalists in Geneva. Humanitarian funding is needed to continue supporting lifesaving aid convoy deliveries to communities on the front line, “into areas of great danger and difficulty and priority needs”, said […]

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeals of two brothers who were sentenced to death for four fatal shootings on a Kansas soccer field in December 2000 known as “the Wichita massacre.” Former Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said the high court’s decision means Jonathan and Reginald Carr […]

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