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Jordan's King Says Plot ‘Buried' After Rift With Half-Brother

9 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Jordan's King Abdullah II described the “pain and anger” he felt after his half-brother was accused of involvement in a plot to destabilize the kingdom, but said the threat had been squashed.
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Jordan's King Abdullah says 'sedition is buried' following 'painful' rift with half-brother arrested after criticizing govt

Jordan's King Abdullah says 'sedition is buried' following 'painful' rift with half-brother arrested after criticizing govt

9 days ago   |   By RT

King Abdullah II of Jordan has said that the Arab state is stable after his half-brother, Prince Hamzah, was accused of conspiring with foreign powers to undermine national security and placed under house arrest.
The former crown prince was one of 16 people detained on Saturday over an alleged plot against the royal family, while mobile phone and internet access was cut at his home.
In the monarch's first public comments about the dramatic rift at the heart of the royal family, King Abdullah said on Wednesday that his half-brother had now sworn allegiance to Jordan, its constitution, and...
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Raul Castro resigns, ending era of family communist rule in Cuba

Raul Castro resigns, ending era of family communist rule in Cuba

HAVANA - Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba's Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the... Read more ...

Lawyer: Video shows Aaron Donald helping nightclub brawl accuser

Lawyer: Video shows Aaron Donald helping nightclub brawl accuser

Two days after Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald was accused of assault stemming from a nightclub brawl in Pittsburgh, PA, his lawyer says video surveillance from the... Read more ...

Grand-jury transcripts of Daniel Prude's cop-related death released

Grand-jury transcripts of Daniel Prude's cop-related death released

Grand-jury transcripts in the police-involved suffocation death of Daniel Prude were publicly released Friday - an unprecedented move in New York, officials said. The jury... Read more ...

1,962 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths reported in Mass

1,962 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths reported in Mass

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

‘Oath Keeper' agrees to cooperate with feds in Capitol riot plea deal

‘Oath Keeper' agrees to cooperate with feds in Capitol riot plea deal

A heavy-metal guitarist and reputed member of the far-right group the Oath Keepers became the first Capitol rioter Friday to cop a plea deal for the Jan. 6 siege. Jon Ryan... Read more ...

Friday's Royals, Blue Jays game postponed

Friday's Royals, Blue Jays game postponed

The teams will play a split doubleheader Saturday Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: Biden speaks with Japan's prime minister at White House

WATCH LIVE: Biden speaks with Japan's prime minister at White House

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is welcoming Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Shuga to the White House for his first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader Friday. It... Read more ...

Officer in Breonna Taylor raid gets book deal, but big publisher pulls out...

Officer in Breonna Taylor raid gets book deal, but big publisher pulls out of distribution

A Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on her apartment will be releasing a book, but one of the nation's largest... Read more ...

Baltimore County elementary students to return to classes 4 days a week

Baltimore County elementary students to return to classes 4 days a week

Baltimore County Public Schools will return elementary school students to in-person learning for four days a week starting May 10. Read more ...

Flags ordered at half-staff across Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana for Indianapolis...

Flags ordered at half-staff across Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana for Indianapolis FedEx shooting victims

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb have ordered flags be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the eight people who were killed... Read more ...