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BISHKEK (Reuters) – Hundreds of people rallied in front of Kyrgyzstan’s interior ministry on Thursday to demand the resignation of its leadership for what they called police inaction over the murder of a kidnapped woman. Aizada Kanatbekova, 27, was kidnapped on April 5 and found strangled in a car in a rural area two days …

It is day eight of testimony in the trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin, who has been charged in the death of George Floyd. Four police officials took the stand in court yesterday during the prosecution’s portion of the trial. If you’re just reading in, here’s what happened in court yesterday: Minneapolis Police …

Behavioral health clinician Shari Lachin sees her and within seconds approaches the woman in distress, immediately engaging with her and attempting to deescalate the situation. “Ma’am, let’s get out of the street and get safe,” Lachin says in a sweet, calming voice. “This must be so scary for you. We’re here now and we’re going …

LONDON (Reuters) – Europe’s drug regulator is investigating 62 cases worldwide of a rare blood clotting condition which has prompted some countries to limit the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, its chief Emer Cooke said in a briefing on Wednesday. That includes 44 cases in the European Economic Area out of a total of 9.2 …

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China has the world’s greenest central bank, followed by Brazil, both beating richer countries thanks to concrete steps such as lower interest rates on loans for pollution-fighting projects, an activist group said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a mask walks past the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, the …

But over the next four weeks, the debate in Chauvin’s trial inside a Hennepin County, Minnesota, courthouse will shift toward legal specifics. How exactly did Floyd die, medically speaking? How aware was Chauvin that Floyd could die? What does “culpable negligence” actually mean? As opening statements in the trial begin Monday, the gulf between the …

(CNN) – Remote learning may pose more mental health risks to children and their parents than in-person learning, according to a survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 25% of parents whose kids received virtual instruction reported worsened mental and emotional health in their children. The survey taken during the pandemic …

Police discovered at least eight shooting victims at “the original crime scene” near 20th Street and Atlantic Avenue when they arrived shortly after 11 p.m. Friday night, Virginia Beach Police Chief Paul Neudigate told a press briefing. While police were investigating the first crime scene, shots were fired about a block away near 20th Street …

FILE PHOTO: Heinz tomato ketchup is show on display during a preview of a new Walmart Super Center prior to its opening in Compton, California, U.S., January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – A U.S. consumer advocacy group has filed a complaint against food and beverage major Kraft Heinz Co for disparaging healthy foods including …

Baylor, who played for the Lakers for 14 seasons and was an All-Star 11 times, was 86. “Elgin was the love of my life and my best friend,” his wife, Elaine, said in a statement provided by the team. “And like everyone else, I was in awe of his immense courage, dignity and the time …