Mothers of Colombia's disappeared seek justice at war tribunal

Mothers of Colombia's disappeared seek justice at war tribunalMothers of young men and teenagers who say their sons were murdered by government soldiers during Colombia's conflict begged a tribunal for answers on Thursday as the country investigates human rights atrocities committed during its war. Colombia's five-decade war pitted leftist rebels against government forces and right-wing paramilitary groups. A 2016 peace accord between the government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels established a Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) tribunal which is investigating war crimes.



Police: Gang member confesses in mass shooting at festival

Police: Gang member confesses in mass shooting at festivalA 20-year-old gang member has confessed to being one of two shooters in a gunfight that turned a lively summer community festival in Brooklyn into a blood-drenched nightmare, police said Thursday. One person died and 11 were wounded when Kyle Williams and a second, yet-unidentified gunman opened fire, possibly on each other, during the Brownsville neighborhood's annual Old Timers Day celebration July 27, police said. Police arrested Williams on Wednesday and he confessed to the shooting during questioning, Deputy Chief Michael Kemper said.



The Latest: Probe after Chicago chief found lying in car

The Latest: Probe after Chicago chief found lying in carChicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has asked the department to investigate his actions after he was found lying down in a car near his home. Police department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Johnson indicated he parked his car after feeling lightheaded. The 59-year-old Johnson underwent kidney transplant surgery in August 2017.



WarnerMedia's HBO Max to stream films of 'Spirited Away' producer

WarnerMedia's HBO Max to stream films of 'Spirited Away' producerThis is the first time a streaming provider has obtained rights to Ghibli's films, WarnerMedia said on Thursday. Co-founded by master animator Hayao Miyazaki, the studio is known for its intricate, hand-drawn animation and imaginative coming-of-age story lines that made films like 1988's "My Neighbor Totoro" into an international hit. HBO Max will offer more than a dozen original shows and movies from stars including Reese Witherspoon and Anna Kendrick, as it prepares to go head-to-head with rival services from Netflix Inc, Walt Disney Co and Apple Inc.



Individuals tied to Giuliani probe in SDNY plead not guilty

Individuals tied to Giuliani probe in SDNY plead not guiltyTwo individuals charged in connection with an alleged scheme to circumvent federal laws against foreign campaign donations pleaded not guilty before a judge in the Southern District of New York on Thursday afternoon. David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin -- who appeared in court Thursday -- were charged along with Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas, who have ties to President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.





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