(HONG KONG) -- American corporate lawyer Samuel Phillip Bickett was given a term of four months and two weeks for assaulting a police officer in Hong Kong during a period of citywide unrest about 18 months ago. The 37-year-old has been in custody since July... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Paul Rusesabagina, the former hotelier who inspired the acclaimed 2004 film "Hotel Rwanda," alleges he was tortured by Rwandan authorities for several days at an unknown location he described as a "slaughterhouse" after he unintentionally traveled to Kigali last August where he... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- As the search continued Tuesday for a Bengal tiger that sparked panic in a Houston residential neighborhood, a lawyer for the man arrested in connection with the incident denied that his client is the big cat's owner and accused police of playing... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Hong Kong's rebel media tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 14 months in prison in Hong Kong District Court Friday after being found guilty of charges related to pro-democracy protests in 2019. Lai, a 73-year-old billionaire and founder of pro-democracy paper Apple Daily,... Read More.
By Patrick Reevell, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- The Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has declared a hunger strike in prison to protest what he says is authorities’ refusal to grant him access to proper medical treatment for severe back pain.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York teens who are 16 and older in juvenile detention centers, homeless shelters, and foster care facilities are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.The state's Office of Children and Family... Read More.
By JAMES HILL and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Federal prosecutors in New York are urging a judge to reject Ghislaine Maxwell's second attempt to be released on bail in advance of her trial, arguing that she remains an... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- Top members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs have submitted a resolution demanding that Russia free Trevor Reed, a former U.S. Marine jailed by the country who U.S. officials suspect is being used... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- The former Atlanta police officer charged with the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot in June could be facing imprisonment for allegedly violating the conditions of his bond agreement.
By: PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (MOSCOW) -- Standing at border control in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport in early April, Gaylen Grandstaff wasn't sure what was about to happen.A 53-year-old American from Texas, Grandstaff had been trapped in Russia for almost three years,... Read More.