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Italian Student Was Killed For Investigating Egyptian Labor Unions, Prosecutor Says

An Italian prosecutor said Thursday that Cambridge postgraduate student Giulio Regeni, who was kidnapped and murdered in Cairo two years ago, was killed because of his research into Egypt’s independent labor unions, The Guardian reports. On the second anniversary of his disappearance, Italy’s main newspapers published an article written by Rome’s chief prosecutor, Giuseppe Pignatone, summarizing the results of a ...

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Kentucky Shooting Suspect Ordered Held In Juvenile Court

A juvenile court judge in Kentucky Thursday found probable cause to detain the 15-year-old accused in a school shooting that killed two students and left 18 others bleeding and broken, The Associated Press reported. Assistant Marshall County Attorney Jason Darnall said he could not comment on juvenile court proceedings, where the teen’s identity and details of the crime remain cloaked ...

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Milan Train Derailment Leaves At Least 3 Dead, Many Injured

Three people were killed and 13 others seriously injured Thursday morning near Milan when an Italian commuter train derailed and passengers became trapped in mangled cars, multiple media outlets reported. The Trenord train derailed near Pioltello Limito station, a Fox News report said, less than 13 miles outside of Milan, at a switch track. Reports said at least two cars ...

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Grumpy Cat snatches lump of cash in California court

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) ” It still won’t make her smile, but Grumpy Cat has won some scratch.A California jury gave the furry frown queen more than $700,000 this week in a federal lawsuit over the use of her identity.According to documents obtained by The Washington Post, owner Tabatha Bundesen of Morristown, Arizona, won the lawsuit first filed three years ...

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Trump’s ‘shithole’ controversy hovers over Davos meeting

(CNN)President Donald Trump arrives in Switzerland on Thursday, where he’ll meet global players and heads of state two weeks after he reportedly used a vulgar word to describe African nations and Haiti. Trump is set to meet with Rwanda’s Paul Kagame during the World Economic Forum in Davos, which draws A-listers and global leaders from the worlds of politics and ...

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Trump takes his ‘America First’ policies to Davos ‘globalists’

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump flew overnight to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he will push his “America First” agenda and seek more fair, reciprocal trade between the United States and its allies. Trump, who left Washington on Wednesday night, was to arrive at mid-morning Thursday in Zurich, and is to proceed from ...

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