Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living at a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country after Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport for months after authorities refused to accept them. Three of the men had arrived in October, with the remaining two in November, said their lawyer Lee Jong-chan. … Read more

NYC bike path terror suspect found guilty on all counts

CNN — Sayfullo Saipov was found guilty of murder by a federal jury for using a rented truck to fatally strike eight people on a New York City bike path on Halloween Day in 2017. Jurors deliberated about six hours over two days in the case involving the deadliest terrorist attack New York had seen … Read more

Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing in the UK, the government admits

CNN — Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing since the British government started housing minors in hotels due to a strain on the country’s asylum accommodation system, British Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick told lawmakers in parliament on Tuesday, amid calls for an investigation into the matter. Jenrick said Tuesday that around 200 children … Read more

Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing in the UK, the government admits

CNN — Hundreds of child asylum seekers have gone missing since the British government started housing minors in hotels due to a strain on the country’s asylum accommodation system, British Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick told lawmakers in parliament on Tuesday, amid calls for an investigation into the matter. Jenrick said Tuesday that around 200 children … Read more

Tim Kaine announces he’s running for reelection

CNN — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia announced Friday that he is running for reelection in 2024. “I have been really grappling with what to do with respect to my time in the Senate, and I’m very happy to announce that I’m going to run for a third term in the Senate,” he told … Read more

Immigration records contradict Santos’ claim his mother was at the World Trade Center on 9/11

CNN — Newly uncovered immigration records for Rep. George Santos’ mother appears to contradict the embattled freshman Republican’s repeated claim that she was present at the World Trade Center during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The records indicate that Fatima Devolder said she was in Brazil between 1999 and early 2003, and therefore not … Read more

Greta Thunberg detained by police in Germany to coal mine protest

CNN — Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been detained by German police at a protest over the expansion of a coal mine in the west German village of Lützerath. This is the second time Thunberg has been detained at the site, police spokesperson Christof Hüls told CNN Tuesday. She was part of a large group … Read more

Former Wagner commander flees to Norway

CNN — A former commander in Russia’s Wagner private military company has fled to Norway and is seeking asylum after crossing that country’s arctic border, according to Norwegian police and a Russian activist. Andrei Medvedev, in an interview with a Russian activist who helps people seek asylum abroad, said that he feared for his life … Read more

They saved refugees stranded at sea. Now they’re on trial

CNN — A trial of 24 rescue workers has begun in Greece, prompting criticism from human rights groups and the European Parliament, which has called the proceedings “the largest case of criminalization of solidarity in Europe.” The trial of Sean Binder, Sarah Mardini and 22 other volunteers from the search and rescue NGO Emergency Response … Read more

First on CNN: Biden administration prepares more measures to curb border crossings, keep migrants from traveling to the US

CNN — The Biden administration will roll out additional measures during Tuesday’s North American Leaders’ Summit in a desperate bid to keep migrants from traveling to the US southern border. The latest slate of efforts come at a time of unprecedented movement in the Western Hemisphere and are designed to curb border crossings while making … Read more