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Wegovy Shows Heart Benefits Beyond Weight Loss

A clinical trial released last week demonstrated that Wegovy helps patients to lose an average of 15 percent of their weight, but also reduces the incidence of heart attack, stroke or death from heart disease by 20 percent. The study...

Phryne: The Ancient Greek Courtesan Who Disrobed For Her Freedom

Phryne the Thespian was a notable ancient Greek hetaira, or courtesan, of Athens, who is remembered throughout the millennia for her dramatic trial which she won by baring her naked body. Her real name name was Mnesarete, but people referred...

YouTuber Who Intentionally Crashed His Plane Faces 20 Years in Prison

A YouTuber who purposely caused an airplane crash to gain more views on his channel has decided to admit guilt in obstructing a federal investigation. The charge pertains to deliberately destroying and hiding evidence with the intention of hindering...

Donald Trump Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse in Carroll Case

A jury in a civil case has found former President Donald Trump guilty of the sexual abuse of E. Jean Carroll, a magazine columnist in a New York department store in the 1990s. But Trump was found not guilty of...

Capitol Hill Rioter Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

A Kentucky man was sentenced to a record-breaking 14 years in prison for attacking police officers during the 2021 U.S. Capitol Hill riots.

Syrian Refugee Who Inspired Netflix’s ‘Swimmers’ on Trial in Greece

The trial of a Syrian refugee and competitive swimmer whose story inspired the Netflix film The Swimmers is set to begin on the island of Lesvos, Greece on Friday. Sarah Mardini, a prominent human rights worker, is one of twenty-four...

Greek Court Rejects Tougher Sentences for Henderson’s Killers

On Friday, a Greek court rejected an appeal to toughen the sentences originally imposed on six people charged with the killing of Bakari Henderson, a college graduate from Texas, in Zakynthos in July 2017. The court upheld the original convictions,...

UK Top Court Opens Door for Julian Assange’s Trial in the U.S.

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange maybe eventually tried in the US on espionage charges after the UK High Court on Friday granted the US government’s appeal. In January, a district court denied the US extradition request, citing the vulnerable mental state...

Trial Over Killing of LGBTQ Activist Zak Kostopoulos Begins in Athens

The trial over the killing of prominent LGBTQ Zak Kostopoulos, who was beaten to death in Athens on September 21, 2018 begins in Athens on Wednesday. Six people will appear in court in a trial seen as important for gay...

Greece Sends Folli Follie Scandal Masterminds to Trial

A judicial panel in Greece has decided to send 13 defendants in the Folli Follie case to trial before a three-member Athens criminal appeals court. The accused include Dimitris Koutsolioutsos, the founder of the jewelry-making company, his wife Katerina, and...