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Roger Stone: Trump proves his love for 'law and order' doesn't apply to friends | Analysis

Analysis: The president’s commutation of his longtime adviser’s prison sentence was spectacularly unsurprisingThe law and order president has decided that a convicted criminal should not go to prison.It may be mere coincidence that Roger Stone is an old friend and fellow resident of Florida with a shared crush on Richard Nixon. Continue reading...

Trump commutes sentence of Roger Stone, longtime friend and adviser

Move means Stone, due to serve more than three years for crimes related to Russia investigation, will not set foot in prisonDonald Trump has commuted the sentence of Roger Stone, a longtime friend and former campaign adviser who was to spend three years and four months in jail for crimes related to the Russia investigation.In a statement released on...

Roger Stone: five things to know about Trump's controversial ally

The president has commuted Stone’s sentence after he was convicted of multiple crimes. Here’s what you need to knowTrump commutes Roger Stone’s sentenceA master of the dark arts of politics who cut his teeth on a Richard Nixon election campaign, Roger Stone regularly gives Nixon’s trademark salute and has a tattoo of the disgraced 37th president on...

Police shot Los Angeles security guard in the back five times, autopsy shows

Andres Guardado was killed on 18 June during a foot pursuitAll five gunshot wounds were fatal, report saidThe official autopsy report for Andres Guardado, an 18-year-old security guard killed by Los Angeles police last month, revealed that a deputy shot him in the back five times.The findings from the Los Angeles county coroner, released on Friday,...

California sees two deadliest days since pandemic began as Covid-19 cases rise

State has now reported 296,500 infections and 6,700 deaths, while Newsom said seven-day average topped 8,000 new cases a dayCalifornia has experienced one of its toughest weeks yet in the battle against coronavirus, with the state chalking up its two deadliest days since the start of the pandemic as cases continue to rise.On Wednesday the state topped...

Donald Trump: Joe Biden is a 'puppet of the militant left' – video

Donald Trump has claimed that ‘nobody will be safe’ in a Joe Biden presidency in a rhetorical escalation as he seeks to reboot his struggling re-election campaign. Speaking at an event in Florida, Trump called his likely Democratic rival a ‘puppet’ of senator Bernie Sanders and representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Continue reading...

California to release up to 8,000 prisoners to curb spread of coronavirus

Friday’s announcement comes as the state’s prisons battle a dramatic surge in Covid-19 casesPrison officials have announced California will release up to 8,000 people from state prisons to curb the spread of Covid-19 throughout the institutions.Officials on Friday announced three separate efforts, approved by the governor, Gavin Newsom, that they say...

Over 40 Florida hospitals max out ICU capacity as Covid-19 cases surge across US

Coronavirus infections rising in 41 states, including less densely populated areasCoronavirus cases are rising across the US, some regional hospitals are filling up and some of America’s most populous places are seeing record deaths as the pandemic surges.At the same time, as some states reverse reopening plans, public health interventions such as encouraging...

Trump's New Hampshire rally delayed by weather, White House claims

White House says Saturday event postponed due to tropical storm despite weather forecasts showing area not expected to be affectedDonald Trump has postponed a planned campaign rally in New Hampshire, the White House said, citing bad weather.The president was set to appear at a campaign event in Portsmouth on Saturday night, as the number of new coronavirus...

Ghislaine Maxwell requests bail release due to 'unprecedented' Covid-19 risks

Maxwell awaits trial over alleged involvement in Epstein crimesLawyers in court papers ask for Maxwell be released on bailGhislaine Maxwell should be released on bail while awaiting trial for her alleged involvement in Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking ring because of “the Covid-19 crisis and its impact on detained defendants”, the British socialite’s...

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