Posts Tagged ‘United States of America’

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to amended US abuse charges

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 6, 2020
R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday pleaded not guilty to an updated US federal indictment that includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser. Attorney Steve Greenberg entered the plea on the 53-year-old singer’s behalf in Chicago federal court. Kelly stood next to Greenberg in orange jail garb, holding his hands behind his back. The […]

Federal judge orders Hillary Clinton deposition to address private emails

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 3, 2020
A federal judge Monday granted a request from conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch to have former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sit for a sworn deposition to answer questions about her use of a private email server to conduct government business. Clinton has argued that she has already answered questions about this and should not have […]

United States’ first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 8, 2020
A groundbreaking black jurist who became the first Muslim woman to serve as a U.S. judge was found dead in New York’s Hudson River on Wednesday, police said. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a 65-year-old associate judge of New York’s highest court, was found floating off Manhattan’s west side at about 1:45 p.m. EDT (1545 GMT), a police […]