The attack happened at the Federal Correctional Institution.
Quick Glance: Ex-Officer Derek Chauvin Stabbed in Prison: Report
- Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer, was stabbed by another inmate and seriously injured.
- The attack occurred at the Federal Correctional Institution, Tucson, plagued by security lapses and staffing shortages.
- The Bureau of Prisons confirmed the assault on Friday at 12:30 p.m. local time.
- This is the second high-profile attack on a federal prisoner in the last five months and the second major incident at the prison in a little over a year.
Quick Glance: Supreme Court Denies Review of Derek Chauvin's Conviction
- The Supreme Court declined to review former police officer Derek Chauvin's conviction for the murder of George Floyd, reigniting the Black Lives Matter movement and sparking worldwide protests.
- Chauvin's request for the justices to hear his case was denied after Minnesota's top court declined to do so.
- The justices declined to take up Chauvin's appeal, allowing his conviction to stand.
- Nearly 11 months after Floyd's killing, a jury convicted Chauvin on charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.
The vital question may linger forever: Did Oscar Pistorius ...
The vital question may linger forever
Quick Glance: Oscar Pistorius Seeks Parole Again
- Oscar Pistorius, former South African Paralympic star, was jailed in 2014 for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and has a chance for early release now.
- A spokesperson for the South African Department of Justice said a parole board will review Pistorius' case at a hearing on Friday to decide whether he should be released on parole.
- Pistorius' lawyer Conrad Dormehl told Reuters the hearing will take place at the Atteridgeville Correctional Centre near the capital Pretoria but declined to comment on their expectations from the hearing.
Quick Glance: Vanished Greg Martel: Accused of $300M Ponzi Scheme
- Mortgage broker denies involvement in Ponzi scheme.
- Investors nervous about potential loss of millions in short-term loans.
- Martel denies Ponzi scheme and invests in luxury property.
- Over 50 employees across Martel's various companies.
Quick Glance: Supreme Court Ruling Deems Rwanda Asylum Policy Unlawful
- The Supreme Court overturns a Court of Appeal decision, declaring the deportation policy to Rwanda unlawful.
- This decision means the flagship policy cannot proceed in its current form.
- Flights were grounded following the Court of Appeal ruling last June due to a lack of human rights safeguards.
- The Supreme Court decision leaves the £140m Rwanda scheme in tatters, with uncertain prospects for similar deals with other nations.
Josh Dehaas: Canadian Armed Forces to chaplains — praying is too traumatic for soldiers
Quick Glance: Ivanka Trump Testifies in Civil Fraud Case Involving Family Business
- Ivanka Trump (42) distanced herself from the family business as she appeared in a Manhattan court in connection with the civil fraud case against former president Donald Trump.
- She stated she was not involved in preparing the financial statements central to the case against Donald Trump.
- Donald Trump and his two eldest sons face allegations of inflating the value of their real estate to secure favorable bank loans and insurance terms.
- Although not a defendant, Ivanka Trump had to appear in court to testify due to a subpoena.
Quick Glance: Trump Fined $10,000 for Violating Gag Order in Fraud Case
- Trump cites Michael Cohen as reason for violating gag order.
- Cohen testifies that Trump asked him to arbitrarily increase assets.
- Trump leaves courtroom after Engoron's denial.
- Cohen labels Trump a cheat before lawmakers.
Quick Glance: Canada Provides Clarity for Investors Amid Environmental Law Amendment
- Canada's Supreme Court deems Impact Assessment Act (IAA) largely unconstitutional, raising concerns for investments.
- The Canadian government releases interim guidance to provide clarity for investors and businesses.
- The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) will assess all 23 projects and evaluate their impacts on federal areas.
- Consultations with Indigenous communities and ongoing regional assessments will continue.
Quick Glance: US monitoring India's response to same-sex marriage court decision
- The United States is encouraging India to offer equal legal protection to same-sex couples and is closely watching the Indian government's next steps after the Supreme Court declined to legalize same-sex marriage.
- India's top court has declined to legalize same-sex marriage and has left the decision to the parliament, aligning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government's view that the legislature should rule on the issue.
- A spokesperson for the U.S. State Department said, "The United States supports marriage equality globally."
- Asia, a continent where conservative values still dominate in many countries, lags far behind the West in accepting same-sex marriage.
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Quick Glance: Trudeau's Decline and the NDP's Response
- Trudeau's unpopularity may lead to an early election in favor of Jagmeet Singh.
- A large number of voters are fatigued and disillusioned with Trudeau as the Liberal leader.
- Interest rate changes could sway one in three voters to vote Liberal.
- There is a push within the caucus for Trudeau to step down and allow time for a new leader before an election.
Quick Glance: Trudeau condemns 'glorification of violence' in protests following Hamas attack on Israel
- Trudeau condemns the protests supporting Hamas' attacks on Israel.
- Political leaders in Canada express support for Israel.
- There were competing demonstrations and rallies across Canada, including in Toronto.
- Mayor Olivia Chow denounces the unsanctioned demonstrations in the city.
Quick Glance: Judge Tanya Chutkan imposes gag order on Donald Trump in 2020 election subversion case
- The order by Judge Tanya Chutkan is a milestone in the federal case accusing Trump of conspiring to overturn his 2020 election loss.
- The order could end a line of attack central to Trump's campaign as he seeks the GOP nomination in 2024.
- Prosecutors say it is part of Trump's effort to erode public faith in the judicial system, just as he sought to undermine confidence in the 2020 election.
- The defense claimed Chutkan's comments about Trump in other cases raised questions about her impartiality, but Chutkan denied the allegations.
Quick Glance: Federal judge imposes limited gag order in Trump's 2020 election interference case
- The federal judge, Tanya Chutkan, has issued a narrow gag order preventing Trump from publicly commenting on prosecutors, court staff, and potential witnesses.
- Trump's lawyers will seek an emergency stay of the order.
- The defense argues that Trump has the right to criticize prosecutors and 'speak truth to oppression'.
- Trump denies any wrongdoing in the case.
Quick Glance: Victory against Bill C-69 strengthens Alberta in feud with feds
- The country's highest court ruled that much of the Impact Assessment Act (IAA), also known as Bill C-69, is unconstitutional.
- The court concluded that the part of the act governing projects on federal lands, outside Canada, or financed by federal authorities is constitutional.
- Business groups applaud the Supreme Court ruling against a federal environmental impact law.
- With the court ruling, the federal government will work quickly to change the legislation through Parliament, said federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault to reporters.
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