Funeral in Alabama for ex-jail chief Vicky White

Vicky White’s family buried the former jail chief Saturday instead of celebrating her sixth Lauderdale County Correctional Employee of the Year award. White, 56, deputy commandant of operations at the Lauderdale County jail, walked out of the north Alabama jail with capital murder suspect Casey White on April 29, claiming he would take him to … Read more

An Israeli decision after the events of the “coffin of Shirin Abu Akleh”

Footage showed police forces beating coffin bearers with batons during the funeral of Abu Aqila on Friday, who witnesses said was killed by Israeli forces on Wednesday during a raid in the occupied West Bank. The funeral scenes and the murder of the 51-year-old Palestinian reporter, who also has US citizenship, sparked worldwide condemnation and … Read more

Mourners fill Mount Zion Cemetery for burial of slain Palestinian journalist

Thousands of mourners took part in the funeral procession for Shireen Abu Akleh, the slain Palestinian-American journalist, Al Jazeera reported, filling Jerusalem’s Mount Zion Cemetery. Clashes had broken out earlier in the day when mourners carried the coffin out of a local hospital. Abu Akleh was fatally shot while she was reporting in the West … Read more

Thousands attend funeral for slain Palestinian journalist

Thousands of mourners took part in the funeral procession for Shireen Abu Akleh, the slain Palestinian-American journalist, Al Jazeera reported. Clashes had broken out earlier in the day when mourners carried the coffin out of a local hospital. Abu Akleh was fatally shot while she was reporting in the West Bank on Wednesday. Credit: Jmedia … Read more

Sydney News: Men arrested at gangland funeral to face court

This is what you need to know this morning. Men arrested on the way to ‘Brownie’ funeral in court today Two men arrested over the weekend on their way to the funeral of a criminal underworld figure will reappear in court today on serious drug charges. Top Police said their investigation into last week’s fatal … Read more

Biden praises Madeleine Albright at funeral packed with dignitaries

Madeleine Albright, the first female US Secretary of State and one of the most influential statesmen of her generation, has died at the age of 84. President Joe Biden hailed Madeleine Albright at her funeral Wednesday as a diplomatic juggernaut whose rise from refugee child to first secretary of state represented America at its best. … Read more