The European Commission’s new president, Jean-Claude Juncker, comfortably survived a no-confidence vote on Thursday that was prompted by news that Luxembourg had lured multinational businesses with super-low tax rates during his period as its prime minister.
At least 13 prisoners died of drug overdoses after inmates stormed a prison infirmary during protests organized to demand better living conditions, the government said Thursday, but activists questioned the official version and said the death toll could be far higher.
As he stepped to the microphone at an event for the nation's governors outside Denver earlier this month, Gov. John Hickenlooper interjected an answer to a question no one asked. "And no, I'm not running," he said.
A panic alert flashed across Alberto Herrera's computer screen. Men claiming to be with the notorious Gulf Cartel had stopped a convoy transporting chemicals through a lawless region of northeastern Mexico.
Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was facedown on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.