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Minnesota minister gets prison for drunken driving fatality

A minister has been sentenced to four years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman who was on her way to work as a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher....

Minnesota minister gets prison for drunken driving fatality

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Saudi energy minister recommends driving down oil inventories, says supply plentiful Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday he recommended "gently" driving oil inventories down at a time of plentiful global supplies and that OPEC would not make hasty decisions about output ahead of a June meeting....
20:26, 05/19/2019

Santa Anita monitoring safety after latest fatality BALTIMORE (AP) — The chief operating officer of the group that owns Santa Anita Park says the racetrack is monitoring safety conditions after the death of a horse in training. A 3-year-old horse broke down with a shoulder injury Friday while gallopin...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Man’s death in small Alaska jail was third fatality in just 2 weeks AKIACHAK, Alaska — An Alaska man has died while in police custody, the third person to die in a western Alaska community jail in the past two weeks, authorities said....
06:39, 05/13/2019

Second suspect in Colorado school shooting is a girl; lone fatality a hero, sheriff says A juvenile female was identified as the second suspect in a shooting rampage at a suburban Denver school that left one student dead, authorities said.        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Tiger Woods Sued in Death of Drunken Driver The parents of a drunken driver killed in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods, blaming him and his girlfriend for their son being intoxicated and then getting behind the wheel....
02:13, 05/15/2019

Lawsuit Blames Tiger Woods For Drunken Driver’s Death WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods. They blame the golfer and his girlfriend for allowing their son to drive home from their Florida restaurant while intoxicated. The w...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Wine Country review – Amy Poehler's Netflix comedy is a drunken riot The actor makes her directorial debut with a wine-soaked gem about a group of women trying to keep their friendship together during a weekend awayBemoaning the ever-decreasing quality of Saturday Night Live has become almost as much of an institution...
02:26, 05/07/2019

'Highly regarded' Boston surgeon accused of striking 3 pedestrians in drunken hit-and-run A Boston doctor described by his employer as “a highly regarded senior vascular surgeon” is now accused of driving drunk and hitting three pedestrians – and then fleeing the scene....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
05:00, 05/07/2019

PR Nightmare: Cap’n Crunch Went On ‘The Late Late Show’ And Made A Drunken Pass At Zendaya And Then Vomited All Over James Corden’s Lap The PR team at Quaker Oats is likely in panic mode today following an ugly incident in which the mascot of one of their most popular brands went on national television and made a total ass of himself: Last night, Cap’n Crunch went on The Late Late Sh...
20:52, 05/08/2019

Roldan helps Sounders tie Minnesota United 1-1 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored and the Seattle Sounders played Minnesota United to a 1-1 draw Saturday night. Minnesota’s Ike Opara cleared an entry that Roldan first-timed from well outside the area to make it 1-1 in the 41st mi...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Hazmat concern prompts evacuation near U of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine if the deadly toxin ricin is the hazardous material that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people from an apartment complex near the University of Minnesota. The Minneapolis Fire Department ...
04:26, 05/08/2019

Minnesota man pleads guilty to faking death for insurance ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that 54-year-old Igor Voroti...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Spring in Minnesota isn’t great for soccer, but D.C. United isn’t sweating it First-place D.C takes an unbeaten road mark to new Allianz Field, where the playing surface has suffered in fickle weather and has been criticized by visiting teams....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Search on for small plane missing in eastern Minnesota CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a small plane that went missing in eastern Minnesota. The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office says the Mooney M20J single-engine plane filed a flight plan with the Federal Aviation Administration ...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Man pleads guilty to tossing boy off Minnesota mall balcony A man who admitted hurling a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted murder, agreeing to a 19-year prison sentence....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Officers shoot, kill motorcyclist in Minnesota after chase HERMANTOWN, Minn. (AP) — A motorcyclist who allegedly fled from police in northern Minnesota was shot and killed by officers who also struck him with a squad car. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the Midwest Medical Examiner&...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Former Minnesota candidate sentenced for posting nude photo ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation. Judge Robert Awsumb on Friday placed 39-year...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Finlay’s goal lifts Minnesota United over Crew 1-0 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ethan Finlay scored against his former team in the 70th minute, and Minnesota United held on for a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Romain Métanire played in a diagonal cross, which Brent Kallman headed back across...
05:13, 05/19/2019

3 Amazon workers in Minnesota file discrimination complaint SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them time and space to pray. A federal complaint filed last week claims Amazon created a hostile work env...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Boy hurled off Minnesota mall balcony now 'alert and conscious' The 5-year-old boy thrown off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America by a stranger is no longer in critical condition, said his family, who hopes he will be home by June....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Minnesota senator shares past experience with depression MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sen. Tina Smith of Minnesota is sharing her experiences with depression for the first time as she calls for more federal funding for mental health programs. The Star Tribune reports the Democrat says she battled depression as a tee...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis policeman was found guilty on Tuesday of murder for fatally shooting Australian national Justine Ruszczyk Damond from his patrol car while responding to her 2015 report of a possible sex assault near her home....
01:13, 05/01/2019

Gaitán, Katai lead Fire past Minnesota United 2-0 BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Nicolás Gaitán and Aleksandar Katai scored first-half goals and the Chicago Fire beat Minnesota United 2-0 on Saturday night. Gaitán’s opener in the 34th minute started with the Fire (4-4-4) springing a counterattack on ...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Minnesota governor signs law making marital rape illegal Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Thursday signed a law that repeals the state's marital rape exception, which protected rapists against prosecution if they lived and had an ongoing sexual relationship with the victim....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Minnesota adds ex-Drexel forward Demir as grad transfer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has added former Drexel forward Alihan Demir as a graduate transfer for the 2019-20 season. The Gophers announced Tuesday that Demir, a 6-foot-9 native of Turkey, will join their roster in the fall. He played two years fo...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Pence coming to Minnesota to plug trade with Mexico, Canada FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence plans two tour stops in Minnesota to talk about the stalled trade deal with Mexico and Canada. He’s likely to hear differing opinions on part of the plan to replace NAFTA. Pence is scheduled to begin...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Ex-Minnesota policeman says he shot Australian woman to protect partner An ex-Minnesota policeman on trial for murder said on Thursday that he opened fire on an Australian woman who approached his car to protect his partner who was struggling to get his gun....
04:39, 04/29/2019

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, a key step in opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and n...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Former Minnesota City Council candidate sentenced for posting wife’s topless pic online A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minn., has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to posting a topless photo of his estranged wife to his campaign website during his run for office last July....
23:26, 05/12/2019

Minnesota Superintendent Promises 'Aggressive Action' After Middle School Teacher Filmed Using Racist Language Wendy Brilowski, a teacher in Highland Park Middle School, Minnesota, has been placed on leave after video proof showed her hurling racial slurs to students. Saint Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard has vowed to take appropriate action af...
19:52, 05/12/2019

Detroit Tigers' Niko Goodrum, Minnesota Twins' Marwin Gonzalez collide on field, avoid serious injuries A rushed throw on a routine groundball back to the pitcher led to a pair of freak injuries for players from the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins on Friday — leading to both exiting the Twins' 6-0 win....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Here Is Some of That Good Driving You’re in your car. Surrounding you: honks, beeps, meeps, toots, bizz buzzes. What does not surround you? Good driving, as seen here, with the inimitable Jordan Cox passing roughly 900 cars at the start of this race at Bathurst in Australia, then mov...
19:00, 05/06/2019

John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war Donald Trump’s national security adviser is stoking tensions with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, in line with decades of taking the most hawkish position on any given issueThe US is now engaged in three major confrontations around the world that ha...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Driving abroad: your holiday car guide Tips & advice 30 Apr, 2019 Driving abroad can be fun, family friendly and cost-effective, our tips will help you stay safe and legal on holiday...
14:39, 05/02/2019

I Can't Get Gmail to Load and It's Driving Me Crazy When the boss says “I have a problem,” my ears perk up. Lifehacker is fine; we haven’t been blown up by PAM. However, Melissa can’t get her Gmail to load no matter what she tries—an issue that’s been plaguing her for months. It’s a peculiarity that m...
17:52, 05/10/2019

Why three in four people prefer driving over flying Do you get a familiar pang of dread anytime you have to go to an airport? You’re not alone. In fact, the average American would happily add six and a half hours onto their traveling time if it meant they could avoid the airport and road trip to their...
23:00, 05/17/2019

We're Driving the 2020 Toyota Supra. What Do You Want to Know? In terms of hype, the 2020 Toyota Supra is the car equivalent of Avengers: Endgame and the last season of Game of Thrones, put together. After more than 20 years one of the most beloved sports cars of a generation is finally back—but now it’s automat...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Douglas man arrested for ‘reckless’ driving COCHISE COUNTY – A Douglas man was taken into custody for “reckless driving” and endangerment Tuesday night, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. Officials say a deputy with CCSD was traveling westbound on Highway 90 east of Sierra Vista whe...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Maserati to use BMW self-driving technology, Elkann says The technology will offer assisted-driving features on highways, Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann told an industry group Monday, without specifying a date for the deployment in Maserati vehicles....
20:26, 05/14/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Vettel not "driving my best" with "unnatural" responding F1 Ferrari Sebastian Vettel is aware he is not "driving at my best" at the start of the 2019 Formula 1 season because the way his Ferrari is responding on-track feels "unnatural"...
17:00, 05/01/2019

This self-driving start-up wants to do more than just deliver groceries to your doorstep According to Crunchbase data, start-up AutoX has raised around $43 million in funds, and that includes an investment from China's Dongfeng Motor Group....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

The ‘bad guy’ mentality driving Mets’ Edwin Diaz Mets closer Edwin Diaz saved some time for a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How do you want to be remembered one day? A: I want to be a Hall of Famer. Q: What is your mentality on the mound? A: I try to be the bad guy for [opponents]...
01:39, 05/19/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? Houghton between Irvington and 22nd TUCSON – Houghton between Irvington and 22nd is What’s Driving You Crazy. Drivers said, traffic bottlenecks in the morning and evening rush hours, causing a lot of backup. News 4 Tucson viewer, Deborah wrote in and said, “Why is thi...
05:13, 05/13/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban - Reports "Former England soccer captain David Beckham was banned from driving for six months on Thursday after admitting using his mobile phone while driving, the BBC reported."...
17:26, 05/09/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? Pedestrians using the HAWK Beacon TUCSON – People at a pedestrian crossing is What’s Driving You Crazy. News 4 Tucson viewer, Steve wrote in and said, “People don’t seem to know whether to stop or go at the flashing red lights.” News 4 Tucson’s All...
04:26, 05/20/2019

Teens awarded for Distracted Driving PSAs The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local teenagers to address the dangers of distracted driving. Students at local high schools created Public Service Announcements highlighting the risks of the potentially deadly behavior. Students from Tan...
09:13, 05/15/2019

Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving for DUI arrest LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Vince Vaughn has been convicted of reckless driving after his arrest for failing a drunken driving test last year. An attorney for the 49-year-old “Wedding Crashers” star entered a no contest plea to the misdemean...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Android phones are getting an Assistant-powered driving mode Google Assistant is about to become a much more helpful passenger while you're on the road. The assistant is getting a new "driving mode" with voice commands that should make it easier to interact with your device and access the information you ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel: BBC Former England soccer captain David Beckham was banned from driving for six months on Thursday after admitting using his mobile phone while driving, the BBC reported....
17:00, 05/09/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? More lanes needed on the east side TUCSON – A road on the east side is What’s Diving You Crazy. News 4 Tucson viewer Heberto wrote in and said, “22nd between Camino Seco and Harrison needs one more lane.” Your wish might come true. But it might be awhile. 22nd ...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Driverless cars are years away, but self-driving forklifts have arrived For several years, executives of tech and automobile companies have been promising that fully autonomous vehicles will soon become a common sights in streets and roads. But we’re well into 2019, and self-driving cars are still making stupid mistakes....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Lexington Officer Accused Of DUI While Driving Police Cruiser LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington police officer was arrested Tuesday night in Harrison County and charged with driving under the influence. He was driving his police cruiser at the time, officials say. A Lexington police spokeswoman confir...
15:26, 05/08/2019

This bus driving simulator game plays like Snake, and looks like a blast If you ever owned a Nokia dumb phone from the 90s, you probably played the hell out of Snake, which came pre-loaded on most models back then. Now, Seattle-based indie studio Stovetop has a wacky take on the original that replaces the pixel-width snak...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements says an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Florida man says he would rather 'go to jail' than to his wife as he gets caught driving on sunroof A Florida man claiming he would rather “go to jail” than back home to his wife was arrested Friday after being caught driving on a highway while sitting on top of sunroof....
22:13, 05/11/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for using phone behind the wheel A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former soccer star holding a phone while driving through central London on Nov. 21.        ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Multimatic's new driving simulator near Detroit will create 50 jobs The Canadian auto supplier -- most recently known for building Ford's $450,000 GT supercar -- will develop technology for hybrid and electric vehicles at a driving simulation center near Detroit. ...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femi...
19:39, 05/14/2019

David Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone at wheel Former footballer pleaded guilty after a member of the public spotted the offenceDavid Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using his mobile phone while driving his Bentley in the West End of London.The football star, 43, previousl...
21:13, 05/09/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, ac...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Two-time Indy 500 winner busted for driving while intoxicated His rap sheet includes two previous drunk driving arrests in 2007 and 2011. He also made headlines for an arrest in 2002 after an alcohol-fueled altercation with his then-girlfriend, Yahoo Sports reported....
19:13, 05/20/2019

Tips for Driving Fast With a High Center of Gravity Being aware of your center of gravity is a big part of aggressively driving a truck, UTV or anything else that’s high off the ground without hurting yourself. Rally driver Wyatt Knox from Team O’Neil Rally School talks a little bit about that in this...
06:13, 05/11/2019

Looks Like Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Will Be a Good Driving Game Some of the best video game driving experiences are in shooters. Well, if you equate “more visually extreme and abstract” with “best.” I do, and I really want to play the new Tom Clancy Ghost Recon: Breakpoint game after seeing that it’s full of bugg...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Google spinoff, Lyft team up to offer self-driving car rides SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber. The alliance announced Tuesday will allow anyone with the Lyft app in the P...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Lyft to Offer Waymo Self-Driving Taxis in Suburban Phoenix Lyft’s ride-hailing app will soon begin offering rides from self-driving cars operated by Waymo in suburban Phoenix, in what would be one of the bigger commercial deployments of robot taxis so far....
05:13, 05/08/2019

Toyota to invest $100 million in self-driving and robotic technology start-ups Toyota Motor plans to invest millions in businesses that specialize in autonomous transportation in the automaker's most recent push to step into the self-driving market....
19:26, 05/02/2019

Reports: Woods sued over bartender's drunk-driving death Tiger Woods is facing a lawsuit from the family of a bartender who worked at one of his restaurants following the staffer's death in a drunk-driving accident, multiple media outlets reported Monday....
05:13, 05/14/2019

I'm Tired of Daily Driving a Shitbox So I'm Hunting for a Decent Winter Car I’ve been ferociously hunting Facebook Marketplace lately for a new winter vehicle, as I’ve grown tired of driving my deeply-flawed 1995 Jeep Cherokee. It has to go, but what should replace it?...
00:39, 05/08/2019

Nissan to Debut Hands-Free Driving in Japan This Year Nissan is set to join the hands-free driving club with the release of ProPilot 2.0, Automotive News reports. It will only be in Japan for now, although the company says it expects to roll out to other markets in the future....
18:52, 05/20/2019

Bond fans look forward to driving Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger film will feature battering rams, retractable bulletproof glass and ability to produce oil slicksIf they’re rich enough, James Bond fans will soon be able to live out their fantasies of driving 007’s Aston Martin DB5, the one feat...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Japan struggles to convince older people to stop driving A new debate in Japan over the elderly getting behind the wheel has been provoked by a number of recent fatal accidents, including one that claimed the life of a mother and her young daughter....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Electrified Aston Martin DB6: driving a future-proof classic Electric DB6 drives very much like the petrol-fed original Aston Martin Works has turned a petrol DB6 Volante into an ion-fuelled one – and it could be the first of many electric classic Astons Manufacturers keep telling us that electrification is...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Iran's recession is driving a growth slowdown among region's oil exporters, IMF says U.S. sanctions on Iran, oil production cuts and tighter fiscal conditions have all led to lower growth forecasts for the region's crude producers, the IMF reported Monday....
17:13, 04/29/2019

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Why did a Rhode Island police officer pull over a self-driving shuttle on its first day? A curious Rhode Island police officer pulled over a self-driving shuttle hours into its first day carrying passengers.        ...
02:52, 05/16/2019

Nissan's ProPilot 2.0 driver assist allows hands-off highway driving Nissan's ProPilot driver assist could comfortably control the car with little to no input already, as Autoblog experienced on a road trip last year, but it still required a driver's hand on the wheel. Now the company has announced ProPilot ...
05:13, 05/17/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
23:13, 05/16/2019

These 20 common grocery store items are driving up the cost of your bill the most Americans today pay an average of 19.1% more on grocery items than they did 10 years ago due to several factors.        ...
14:26, 04/29/2019

Woman blames drunk driving incident on Taco Bell nachos Don’t drive and eat nachos at the same time. A woman in Ohio reportedly attempted to blame a near-accident on her Taco Bell order. After nearly striking a police car, the suspect claimed that she had been taking a bite out of her nachos. Cleveland.co...
04:00, 05/03/2019

David Beckham Receives A 6 Month Driving Ban For Using Mobile Phone Behind The Wheel English footballer David Beckham has been handed a six-month driving ban for using his mobile when he was behind the wheel. The former England captain pleaded guilty to the charge after he was......
12:00, 05/11/2019

Woman dies of mystery illness days after striking teen then driving away The Staten Island woman accused of striking a 14-year-old pedestrian in Brooklyn and then driving away died last week from what friends described as a brain disorder that caused the bizarre, Alzheimer’s-like behavior, according to a report. Jul...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Heartwarming: The Yakuza And The Harlem Globetrotters Set Aside Their Differences To Film A PSA Against Texting While Driving In a world filled with hatred and fighting, this beautiful story will remind you that even the fiercest of enemies can sometimes come together for an important cause: The Yakuza and the Harlem Globetrotters have set aside their differences to create ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Jaguar Land Rover wants you to hand over your driving data and will give you crypto Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a new program from Jaguar/Land Rover that awards drivers cryptocurrency if they share information.        ...
20:26, 04/29/2019

Waymo's self-driving vans will start picking up Lyft riders in Phoenix Waymo and Lyft have clarified how their self-driving technology partnership will work in the short term. As an initial move, Lyft customers in the metro Phoenix area will have access to 10 Waymo vehicles in the next few months. You'll just hav...
06:13, 05/08/2019

A Confused Police Officer Pulled Over a Self-Driving Vehicle on Its First Day Carrying Passengers (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements says an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Tolu Latu kicked out of Wallabies camp after alleged drink driving Waratahs hooker reportedly over the limit last weekDoubt cast over inclusion in World Cup squad Tolu Latu has some explaining to do, his NSW Waratahs coach says, after the hooker’s failure to inform the Super Rugby club of an alleged drink driving of...
07:26, 05/19/2019

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mobile network in Korea....
06:00, 04/29/2019

Tiger Woods sued over restaurant staffer’s drunk driving death Tiger Woods is being sued by a Florida family that alleges their bartender son was overserved booze at the famed golfer’s restaurant before being killed in a drunk-driving accident, TMZ reports. Nicholas Immesberger, whose parents say battled a...
03:00, 05/14/2019

May Mobility self-driving shuttle pulled over on debut Rhode Island drive A Providence police officer, unfamiliar with the odd-looking vehicle, pulled over a self-driving shuttle early Wednesday on its first day carrying passengers....
01:13, 05/16/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
12:39, 05/02/2019

Self-Driving Shuttle Gets Pulled Over By Police Just Hours After Rhode Island Launch Police in Providence, Rhode Island Wednesday pulled over a May Mobility self-driving shuttle just hours after it was pressed into service for the first time. Making its debut in Rhode Island, the officer pulled in behind the shuttle as it was droppin...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Car driving licence holders to be allowed to drive alternatively fuelled vans News 29 Apr, 2019 New rules will allow motorists with standard category B driving licences to drive alternatively fuelled vans weighing up to 4.5 tonnes...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? John "Bolton in many ways is from central casting if you were looking for a consummate hawk," said Mark Dubowitz, an Iran analyst who advised Trump.        ...
01:39, 05/17/2019

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies Driven partly by polls showing voters in both parties — particularly younger ones — are worried about a warming planet, some lawmakers are changing how they talk about climate change....
11:22, 04/30/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for six months for using mobile phone behind wheel of Bentley Football superstar David Beckham was reprimanded today by a judge for putting the public at risk, as he was banned from driving for six months for using his phone while at the wheel....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Police: Officer driving home hits, kills woman lying in road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer driving home after work ran over and killed a woman who was lying on a Florida expressway. The Florida Times-Union reports that a Jacksonville officer was driving a marked patrol vehicle when...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Tiger Woods Sued Over Restaurant Staffer's Drink Driving Death: Report Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from the parents of a staffer at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being overserved alcohol, TMZ reported Monday....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women while driving for Uber, police say A Penn State professor is accused of kidnapping two women while he was driving for Uber Saturday morning.        ...
01:26, 05/14/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional tools, an executive said Tuesday....
00:39, 05/15/2019

Jaguar Land Rover offers car owners crypto to share their driving data Jaguar Land Rover drivers may soon be able to earn cryptocurrency for allowing their cars to transmit data about traffic, potholes and other metrics to the car maker and interested parties....
15:26, 04/29/2019

Man arrested in Florida after driving stolen truck with caskets inside, Highway Patrol says A man was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday after he was allegedly driving a stolen box truck with stolen caskets inside, according to Florida Highway Patrol....
05:13, 05/14/2019

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in B...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Stoke City footballer Saido Berahino fined £75k after being found guilty of drink-driving Footballer Saido Berahino has been convicted of drink driving after getting behind the wheel of his Range Rover a few minutes after falling victim to a knifepoint robbery....
23:13, 05/15/2019

The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address distracted driving Distracted driving claimed more than 3-thousand lives in 2017. The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address the problems. Groups of students at several schools created their own PSA’s highlighting the dangerous be...
09:13, 05/15/2019

Answering a work-related call or text while driving puts lives at risk, study shows There are real consequences for talking a work-related call or answering a text when driving. It's killing roughly 3,500 people a year.        ...
21:39, 05/11/2019

A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed as she was driving home from work, and now police are looking into whether a person hunting illegally in the area is to blame Facebook Micalla Rettinger, 25, was driving home from the bar where she works in Iowa early Sunday morning when she was shot and killed. Authorities say there's nothing to suggest Rettinger was targeted, and that they are exploring the possibility t...
02:52, 05/02/2019

How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving Two sports cars. Both are rear-wheel drive. Both have two doors. Both have the same badge—Toyota. Curiously, neither of them has a Toyota engine. One costs literally twice as much as the other. They’re as different as they are similar. So when you dr...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Lyft executive suggests drivers become mechanics after they're replaced by self-driving robo-taxis (LYFT) Graham Rapier / Business Insider Lyft's chief operating officer, Jon McNeill, has blunt advice for drivers worried about being replaced by autonomous robo-taxis: become a mechanic. The ride-hailing company expects it will need more drivers in the ne...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Stoke City footballer Saido Berahino 'had blood on his hands when he was pulled over for drink driving' Footballer Saido Berahino had blood on his hands and his t-shirt was ripped when he was pulled over for drink driving shortly after falling victim to a knifepoint robbery, a court heard today....
13:13, 05/15/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump's behalf. (May 6)    &...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement....
23:26, 04/28/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command."...
08:13, 04/29/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the company in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
00:13, 05/14/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the company in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
23:39, 05/13/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in prison....
16:39, 05/08/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
10:52, 05/07/2019

2 Russian soccer players sentenced to prison MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian soccer players have been sentenced to 1½ years in prison for their part in a drunken bar fight last year. Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamayev and Zenit forward Alexander Kokorin were arrested in October after assaulting a man...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January....
21:52, 05/04/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Three Tajik prison guards killed in riot Rioting prisoners have killed three guards in a high-security facility in Tajikistan which houses people convicted of religious extremism, including Islamic State militants, the Central Asian nation's Justice Ministry said on Monday....
06:52, 05/20/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems to other prisons. The prisoners were moved from one of three units that a union representing guards...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. Distric...
09:13, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Would-be NYC bomber gets 10 year prison term NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the ringleader of a thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway system (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A man who plotted to bomb New York City’s subways and then switched sides and helped the U.S....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old U.S. dual national was shot dead...
03:00, 05/18/2019

A bus driver rapes, a man keeps girl captive and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?        ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin Township to 27 years behind bars. He must serve 2...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said on Monday....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....
04:13, 05/03/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
05:52, 05/03/2019

Man gets life in prison for lighting homeless woman on fire CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A homeless man who lit a homeless West Virginia woman on fire as she slept has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. News outlets report Carl Tramane Magee III was sentenced Friday in Kanawha Cou...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Judge: New York man who raped 14-year-old gets no prison time A New York judge has ruled that a school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old student will serve no time in prison. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid teenage girls for sex over the past few year...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Assange sentenced to nearly a year in prison for jumping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also faces a hearing on extradition to the United States, where he is charged with conspiring to hack a government computer....
18:26, 05/01/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
13:00, 05/07/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Trial beginning for 1 of 3 defendants left in prison riot Jurors in the trial of one of three remaining inmate defendants in a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison should use their common sense in deciding guilt or innocence, a prosecutor said Monday....
22:52, 05/06/2019

Phoenix man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife TUCSON – A Phoenix man found guilty of killing his wife in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison. Leroy Calderon Jr. was also sentenced to 19 ½ years for other charges. Officials said Calderon, his wife, and her 7-year-old son were driv...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in Septem...
06:39, 05/07/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:26, 05/10/2019

Rapper whose show ended in shootout sentenced to prison LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Tennessee rapper whose Arkansas performance ended in a shootout has been sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a gun during the show nearly two years ago. More than two dozen people were injured during Ricky Hampto...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible for the abuse....
16:26, 05/10/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
08:26, 05/18/2019

Heading To Prison, Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Says ‘Much To Be Told’ NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and fixer for President Donald Trump, said Monday there “remains much to be told” as he heads to prison to begin a three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
10:26, 05/07/2019

Michael Cohen hints at further reveals as he heads to prison Michael Cohen left his Park Avenue home Monday morning to report to an upstate prison where he’ll begin serving a three-year sentence – saying “there still remains much to be told.” President Trump’s former lawyer and “fixer” faced a throng of report...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Socialite scammer Anna Delvey has been sentenced to prison AP Photo/Richard Drew Anna Delvey was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for her fake heiress scam. Delvey — whose real name is Anna Sorokin — was convicted of eight charges related to a scheme where she tried to get socialites and ...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison. Ariel Boiteux was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court. Aut...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
13:26, 05/07/2019

Man dubbed 'Broadway Bandit' arrested after prison release A dying New Yorker dubbed the "Broadway Bandit" has been arrested in a bank robbery that occurred only nine days after his release from prison where he served time for robbing five banks....
01:52, 05/15/2019

DW contributor Pelin Ünker: Prison sentence overturned In January, Ünker had been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her reporting on offshore companies in Malta as part of the international “Paradise Papers“ investigations....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
21:26, 05/03/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. Prosecutors held a dimmer view, saying the 30-year-old Russian deliberately obscure...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the presid...
14:13, 05/04/2019

See Every Photo From Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's Prison Journey Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may be in federal prison, but he's not letting that stop him from constantly smiling. The Jersey Shore star surrendered himself to authorities......
08:39, 05/15/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’s maximum-security prison. A state police investigator testified Tuesday that the weapons were found...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets underway....
21:52, 05/02/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murder after police found 29-year-old Roxanne Ortiz wit...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam released from prison A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un’s half-brother with a nerve agent was headed home Friday after serving time behind bars for the stunt. Doan Thi Huong’s release from a Malaysian prison caps the two-year case — which means it’s ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Nelson Mandela Prison Drawing Sells For $112,575 In New York A drawing by late South African president Nelson Mandela of the door of his prison cell on Robben Island - where he was held for 18 years - sold on Thursday in New York for $112,575....
13:39, 05/03/2019

Capone’s newly discovered prison roomie gets cot in exhibit PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A plan to paint the jail cell of mobster Al Capone turned into a bigger project for a museum at a former Philadelphia penitentiary. Capone was jailed at Eastern State Penitentiary in 1929. One newspaper at the time portrayed his c...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has been released from a Malaysian prison...
02:52, 05/03/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break from the trend in shrinking black and white prisoners, according to two new reports on Latin immigra...
16:52, 05/02/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
15:26, 05/07/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, also faces possible extradition to the US....
03:39, 05/02/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court......
06:26, 05/13/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
13:39, 05/04/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
18:00, 05/07/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarcerated for close to six months at the Century Regio...
09:52, 05/02/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Man gets 10-year prison sentence for deadly Kansas shooting LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in an October 2017 shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Ahm...
18:00, 05/09/2019

PM May has already set out timetable for her departure: UK minister Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leader had already announced she would leave office after the first phase of Brexit....
11:39, 05/12/2019

Estonian far-right minister goes after one day in office Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Tuesday she had relieved a minister from the far-right party EKRE of his duties, just a day after the new government was sworn in....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
23:00, 05/20/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Love Wizard Gets Two Years in Prison for Online Sextortion Scheme An Argentine man who advertised services to help lonely victims find love using witchcraft and spells before extorting them over sexually explicit videos was sentenced this week to two years in prison and a $250,000 fine.Read more......
04:13, 05/08/2019

Tucsonan gets 90 years in prison for producing, distributing child porn TUCSON – A man from Tucson was sentenced to 90 years in prison after he was originally arrested for producing and distributing child pornography in 2017. Following a Homeland Security investigation, 54-year-old Phillip Daniel Love was taken int...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Ohio pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid teenage girls for sex over the past few years and...
05:13, 05/18/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
17:26, 04/29/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master" of the uprising....
02:39, 05/09/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
04:39, 05/08/2019

Lock problems prompt inmate transfers at Arizona prison PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has begun transferring inmates from a Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems that a union representing guards says led to an inmate’s death and the severe beating of two guards. Dep...
20:13, 05/07/2019

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempt...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, witnesses said....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison Actor joined by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief for Assange’s first social visit since his arrestPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s most innocent man” and said a fight was on to “save his life”, after the actor and model visited t...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other charges....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spending 511 days in prison, bringing a long-awaited close to one of the world’s most high-profile pre...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Jury awards former prison warden $438K in retaliation case LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A jury has awarded a former Michigan prison warden $438,000 after finding supervisors retaliated against him for defending a female subordinate who complained about sexual discrimination and harassment. The Detroit Free Press re...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an order transferring her to a women’s prison. Law...
22:00, 05/14/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a series of SIM-swap attacks. Conor Freeman, a 20 year-old Irish man, wa...
12:13, 05/13/2019

As prison looms, prosecutors refuse final meeting with Cohen WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen’s lawyer says federal prosecutors have rebuffed last-ditch requests to meet before President Donald Trump’s former attorney reports to prison Monday. Attorney Lanny Davis told The Associated Press Friday th...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court documents....
22:52, 05/12/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in February to receiving child porn. The internet persona...
01:26, 05/05/2019

Ex-Michigan trooper gets prison for teen’s Taser crash death DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper has been sentenced to at least five years in prison for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died. Mark Bessner told a judge Monday tha...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly isn’t ready to go to prison for ‘Bridgegate’ Ex-Chris Christie crony Bridget Kelly still isn’t ready to go to prison for the 2013 “Bridgegate” scandal — she has asked a judge to delay her 13-month sentence until July 10, after her four young kids get out of school. Kelly’s lawyer, Michael...
23:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
05:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
08:13, 05/17/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her were dropped....
08:13, 05/03/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs. “An Iranian who was in charge of Iran de...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it....
01:26, 05/03/2019

AAU basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys gets 180 years in prison Greg Stephen, who oversaw the elite Iowa Barnstormers program, was said by the judge to have “exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades.”...
14:52, 05/03/2019

| 'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter....
08:52, 05/14/2019

See Kim Kardashian Explain How She Selects Prison Inmates Who "Deserve a Second Chance" It's been almost a year since Alice Johnson was released from federal prison, but Kim Kardashian is still thinking about her story. "I told my dad years ago that I was really into......
20:26, 05/02/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
02:39, 05/14/2019

Inmate charged in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death."...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Inmate Charged In Fatal ‘Angel Of Death’ Prison Beating TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the “Angel of Death.” The indictment announced Friday comes two years after Donald Harv...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Michael Cohen set to share a prison with ‘The Situation,’ Billy McFarland On Monday, Michael Cohen checks in to the federal prison in Otisville, NY with fellow inmates “The Situation,” Fyre Festival fraudster Billy McFarland, and former state Senate leader Dean Skelos....
00:52, 05/04/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
15:39, 05/15/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with...
00:52, 05/11/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in suburban New York that left two police officers and a security guard dead. Prison officials say Clark ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to Congress....
22:13, 05/05/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club into their second ever FA Cup final against Manchester City on Saturday."...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Michael Cohen set to begin serving sentence at cushy prison Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance violations tied to hush-money payments made on Trum...
14:39, 05/06/2019

350 weapons were seized in an Alabama prison. A week later, stabbings continued. On Friday, 11 inmates were involved in an assault that resulted in the stabbings of three Holman prisoners, Alabama Department of Corrections said.        ...
22:26, 04/30/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
11:39, 05/10/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has sentenced 31-year-old Samantha Jones to three year...
12:52, 05/10/2019

Trump's former lawyer Cohen to report to prison for hush payments Michael Cohen, the lawyer who once vowed to "take a bullet" for President Donald Trump but now calls him a "con man," on Monday will begin serving a three-year prison sentence for arranging hush payments to two women who said they had sexual encounte...
12:52, 05/06/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metropolitan Correctional Center to sell him a real pair of earplugs — because he’s tired of s...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen to report for prison on Monday The lawyer who paid off porn stars on the president’s behalf is to begin a three-year sentence in upstate New YorkMichael Cohen, the former longtime aide to Donald Trump, is scheduled to report to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a three-yea...
13:26, 05/05/2019

China Installs AI Surveillance In Prison To Make Escape "Impossible" The Yancheng prison in China has installed cameras in every cell in an attempt to use AI or artificial intelligence to govern inmates. The "smart jail" system involves a network of surveillance......
12:00, 05/06/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
05:52, 05/07/2019

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies....
01:52, 05/14/2019

How to spot a liar – even if he isn’t a cabinet minister With Theresa May refusing to believe Gavin Williamson’s claims of innocence, and Donald Trump estimated to have told 10,000 fibs in office, how can you tell when someone’s pants are on fire?To be perfectly honest, this seems to be a prime time for li...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in elections Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and shut the revolving door to high office...
05:39, 05/15/2019

Idaho man arrested for 1996 rape, murder that cost another man 20 years in prison An Idaho man was arrested this week for the brutal 1996 rape and murder of an Idaho Falls woman in which another man spent 20 years in prison for after being wrongfully convicted....
18:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
00:13, 05/14/2019

New Jersey man faces prison for sexual conduct with a minor and child pornography Stephen Bradley Mell plead guilty to charges of engaging in interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and receiving child pornography.        ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury in state court found her guilty of fraud last month....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Florida woman who smiled in mugshot after fatal DUI crash heads to prison The Florida woman who was all smiles for a mugshot after a DUI manslaughter arrest was all sobs Thursday at her sentencing. Angenette Welk’s case drew worldwide attention — and condemnation — after her smiling mugshot went viral. She was ...
05:13, 05/18/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, dozens dead Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan. It is the second deadly prison disturbance in the country in the space of six months....
13:13, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
01:00, 05/14/2019

ISIS Prisoners Riot at Tajikistan Prison, Leaving Dozens Dead The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
08:39, 05/20/2019

Woman who threw big prom party spared prison term for fraud PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman who made headlines for an elaborate prom send-off has been spared a prison term for Social Security fraud. Saudia Shuler was ordered Wednesday to pay back the nearly $37,000 in benefits, do 100 hours of commun...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit claiming high prison temps are cruel BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has conditionally dismissed a lawsuit that claimed three ailing death row inmates in Louisiana were being subjected to cruel and unusual punishment through high heat indexes. The Advocate reports attorneys for ...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
06:13, 05/10/2019

Florida preschool teacher who admitted to molesting 4-year-old avoids prison ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WESH) – A former preschool teacher has been sentenced to 15 years of probation for molesting a boy under his care at a child care center in Orlando. Court records who Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and...
02:52, 05/10/2019

4 face charges in alleged riot at North Dakota youth prison Authorities have charged four teenagers with multiple felonies in adult court in what they described as a riot earlier this year at North Dakota's youth prison....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind bars....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Dozens killed in riot at Tajikistan prison holding Isis militants Three prison guards and 29 inmates die in violence at 1,500-capacity jail in VahdatThree guards and 29 prisoners have been killed in a riot at a high-security jail in Tajikistan that holds Islamic State fighters, the country’s justice ministry has sa...
11:13, 05/20/2019

No prison time for California woman who tried to drown baby in McDonald’s toilet REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (WFLA) – A California woman charged with trying to drown her newborn baby moments after giving birth at a McDonald’s restaurant won’t serve time in prison, SFGate reported.  Sarah Lockner, 26, was sentenced to f...
04:26, 05/09/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
05:26, 05/07/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outrage after declining to incarcerate a former school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old girl is facing ...
07:13, 05/02/2019

Former Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen sentenced to 180 years in prison Ex-Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over a 20-year period, was sentenced to 180 years in prison....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Fyre Festival founder Billy MacFarland working on prison memoir Billy McFarland, the concert promoter whose botched music festival spawned documentaries by Netflix and Hulu, is now working on a memoir that will talk about what happened....
22:00, 05/04/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen arrives at prison after taking parting shot at Trump Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" - before arriving at a U.S. federal prison on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence....
18:13, 05/06/2019

Michael Cohen swipes at Trump as he reports to prison: ‘There still remains much to be told’ Michael Cohen, the president’s former lawyer who has since forcefully denounced his former client, told reporters Monday “there still remains much to be told” as he left his New York City apartment to report to federal prison for a three year sentenc...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria early last year....
00:39, 05/07/2019

Julian Assange Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison For Jumping Bail in London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, just shy of a year, for jumping bail in London back in the summer of 2012. Assange appeared before a UK court this morning and received close to the maximum sentence, but may...
13:39, 05/01/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player Thomas Johnson gets life in prison for murder Former Texas A&M football player Thomas Johnson has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a jogger who was hacked to death with a machete.        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Okay, so Michael Cohen, The Situation, and the Fyre Fest guy all walk into the same federal prison… Earlier this afternoon, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons announced where Michael Cohen—the former Donald Trump “fixer” who briefly became the collective darling of the American people with his heartwarming, only moderately self-serving testimony in front o...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Michigan football team visits prison Mandela spent 18 years CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Michigan’s football team visited Robben Island , where former President Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. The Wolverines took a tour of the prison Sunday as part of their trip to South Africa afte...
22:39, 05/05/2019

Cummings to ex-White House official: Answer our questions or face prison House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is threatening fines or even imprisonment for a former White House official if he refuses to satisfactorily answer questions when he appears for a closed-door interview on Wednesday.“There...
14:52, 05/02/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen reports to prison, blasts Trump for 'injustice and lies' Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" - before reporting to a U.S. federal prison on Monday to begin a three-year sentence....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, day before facing extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for violating his bail and going into hiding at the Ecuadorian embassy, seven years ago, a sentence that comes just a day before a hearing is set to take place concerning his e...
15:39, 05/01/2019

Michael Cohen heads to prison in Trump hush-money scheme NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump ex-lawyer and fixer is due to start a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump’s behalf. Michael Cohen is expected to ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Truck driver faces 'decades' in prison after fiery Colorado crash The driver who crashed into traffic on a Colorado interstate leading to an accident that killed four people was charged Friday with vehicular homicide. ...
04:26, 05/05/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to WH President Donald Trump met Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House as the U.S. works to curry favor in the region as a counterbalance to Russia and China. (May 3) &#...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are jostling to replace her....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d’Alpuget, says he died on Thursday in their Sydney home and that the nation had lost “a ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

"Vilasrao Deshmukh Was Busy Getting Role For Son During 26/11": Minister Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at theCongress and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was only concerned about getting his child a film role even when......
04:26, 05/13/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European Economic Forum this was controversially discussed, says Jo Harper....
12:39, 05/16/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go to the militant group by gaining public trust and ensuring transparency....
20:52, 05/18/2019

Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people...
07:39, 05/14/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
00:52, 05/13/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are “unacceptable.” The remarks come amid rising tensions in the Mideast, with allegations of...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the oil ministry....
13:39, 05/01/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," as polls suggest that populists could unseat Britain's mainstream parties amid the country's ongoing...
16:13, 05/12/2019

Venezuela oil minister says economy, oil industry under U.S. siege Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Sunday his country's economy and oil industry was under economic and financial siege by the U.S. government....
21:39, 05/19/2019

UK minister: Brexit deal with opposition will be easy if they really want one British aid minister Rory Stewart said on Sunday the government and the opposition Labour Party agreed on almost everything about arrangements for Brexit, and that a deal would be easy to do if its leader Jeremy Corbyn wanted one....
12:39, 05/05/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office meeting with Hungary's far right-leaning prime minister on Monday was only the latest example of his en...
03:39, 05/14/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal that has engulfed the Freedom party (FPÖ), leading to...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embraced by the West. Trump and Hungary’s Viktor O...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest serving prime ministers, died on Thursday just days ahead of a federal election, the opposition Labor party said....
12:13, 05/16/2019

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi Arabia....
18:13, 05/03/2019

Palestinians won't attend U.S.-led conference in Bahrain: minister Palestinian officials will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to draw investment to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday....
14:26, 05/20/2019

UK defence minister sacked over Huawei leak Britain's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the leak of information about about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
13:13, 05/16/2019

Austrian interior minister’s job on the line after scandal BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the country’s vice chancellor resigned in a scandal over a co...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister A 25-year-old woman threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head at an election campaign event on Tuesday and was arrested, New South Wales state police said....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the country's vice chancellor resigned in a scandal over a covertly filmed video....
10:39, 05/20/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
03:52, 05/17/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
19:26, 05/10/2019

"I Was Chief Minister...Did Anyone Talk Of My Bungalow, Farmhouse": PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government was committed to bringing in law against instant triple talaq in favour of "Muslim sisters" as per their sentiments and accused the......
18:39, 05/05/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Navy SEAL gets prison time for role in Green Beret’s hazing death A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty to his role in the 2017 strangulation death of an Army Green Beret in Mali during a hazing attempt gone horribly wrong — and will spend a year in military prison, according to a new report. Chief Petty Officer Adam Ma...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Judith Clark released from prison after serving 36 years for role in deadly heist Convicted left-wing terrorist Judith Clark was released from prison on Friday after serving 36 years for her role as the getaway driver in the 1981 Brink's heist that left three dead. ...
04:13, 05/11/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
03:39, 05/11/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in Prison For Skipping Bail (LONDON) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy. Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious ...
13:39, 05/01/2019

Mark Steyn: Avenatti a 'flimflam' lawyer who will be lucky to avoid prison time Conservative commentator Mark Steyn joined “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday to talk about disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti, calling the for former presidential hopeful a “flimflam shyster.”...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-cons for conservation: Can prison actors save Malawi's national tree from extinction? The Mulanje cedar, Malawi's national tree, is on the verge of extinction. A drama group comprised entirely of ex-prisoners is making a last bid to save it....
03:39, 05/02/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: dismantle political prison camps, free inmates The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to "dismantle all political prison camps" and release all political prisoners, who it said numbered between 80,000 and 120,000....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors, Defense Argue Over Prison Time For Boone Co. Man In Child Porn Case BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys have offered vastly different opinions on how much prison time a Boone County man should serve after pleading guilty to transporting child pornography. Alex Kraft, 26, reached a ple...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen reports to prison after taking harsh parting shot at Trump Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" - before reporting to a U.S. federal prison on Monday to begin a three-year sentence....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Anthony Weiner Has Completed His Prison Sentence, Hopes ‘to Live a Life of Integrity’ (NEW YORK) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. “It’s good to be out,” the disgraced former congres...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4 to 12 years in prison for high-society scam Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into the highest echelons of New York society, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison. “I am stunned by the depths of the defendant’s deception, her labyrinthine lies that kept her co...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Jersey Shore Stars Reunite With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino in First Prison Photos So, here's the situation. It's been a few months since Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino entered prison and now his fans are getting their first look of the star since he......
03:26, 05/04/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Notorious Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger 'wanted to die,’ former prison warden claims Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, who was discovered beaten to death in a high-security West Virginia prison last year, may have “wanted to die,” a former prison official said....
20:13, 04/29/2019

California prison official watched YouTube videos for hours while on duty: report A California prison administrator made use of the state’s tax dollars by watching thousands of hours of YouTube videos while on the clock, according to a report released by the California state auditor on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/08/2019

High-society NYC con artist sentenced to prison for scheme that defrauded friends, banks Anna Sorokin, the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heiress to swindle banks, hotels and even close friends was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison.        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Sent Back to Prison After Losing Appeal Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, one of the student leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, was sent back to prison Thursday after losing an appeal against a contempt of court conviction. Wong, 22, was sentenced to three months in prison in J...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Conservatives, Labour need to compromise to get Brexit deal: UK minister Both the ruling Conservatives and the Labour opposition have to compromise to get a Brexit accord through parliament, Justice Minister David Gauke said on Saturday when asked about reports that Prime Minister Theresa May is optimistic about a deal....
11:39, 05/04/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Italy's PM says he will propose dismissal of League junior minister Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday he would propose at the next cabinet meeting the dismissal of a junior minister who has been linked to a graft scandal, in what could be seen as a blow to the coalition partner League....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister’s resignation PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere for the third straight Monday to demand the new justice minister’s resignation. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors ...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Czech protests over new justice minister enter third week Thousands protested in the Czech capital Prague for a third week running on Monday against a new justice minister who they fear could meddle in a criminal case against the prime minister....
20:39, 05/13/2019

Britain must get to bottom of Huawei leak: UK finance minister Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China's Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia's prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition's campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation....
09:26, 05/12/2019

UK PM May fires defense minister Williamson over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Denmark's prime minister calls election for June 5 Denmark will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Tuesday, opening a campaign that is likely to focus on cracks in the Nordic country's cherished welfare model....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies aged 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Bob Hawke obituaryTributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bo...
16:13, 05/16/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and 2013....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Nations using oil as a weapon threatens OPEC: Iran oil minister Any country using oil as a weapon could cause the collapse of oil producer group OPEC, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the oil ministry....
15:13, 05/01/2019

U.K. Police Decline to Investigate Leak That Led to Minister’s Firing According to the police, a leak from Britain’s National Security Council that led to the dismissal of the defense secretary did not amount to a crime....
18:52, 05/04/2019

"I Never Use Foul Language For A Prime Minister," Says Rajnath Singh Amid the ongoing political slugfest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on former PM Rajiv Gandhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he never used foul language for any of......
23:26, 05/11/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
21:52, 05/11/2019

Greek minister targeted over comments about quadriplegic candidate Greece's conservative opposition plans to submit on Monday a censure motion against one of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's closest aides whom they charge with humiliating a quadriplegic candidate in upcoming European Parliament elections....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Navjot Sidhu "Probably" Wants To Become Chief Minister: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said that his cabinet minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, "probably" wants to replace him as the head of the state government. His remark comes a day......
15:26, 05/19/2019

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across the line" first....
15:52, 05/19/2019

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Thousands of Czechs call on justice minister to resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague again to demand the resignation of the new justice minister. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime ...
20:39, 05/06/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister's resignation Protesters packed the streets of Prague, blowing whistles and chanting: "We are not blind." Many worry that the Czech Republic's new justice minister could meddle in a criminal case against the prime minister....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory....
10:39, 05/20/2019

"Where Is The Bride": Tejashwi Yadav's Quip On Next Prime Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, has a question of "chacha" Nitish Kumar - the man who once claimed to rely only on his face to seek votes. "Where did that face go?" questioned the......
01:52, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption. A cabinet meeting Wednesday decided to remove Arman...
18:13, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Austria's Kurz wants to fire interior minister The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over the video scandal that's rocked the government....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Austrian cabinet fractures as Kurz ousts far-right minister Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed on Monday sacking his interior minister, escalating a battle triggered when a video sting took down the longtime leader of his far-right coalition partners....
20:39, 05/20/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Tuesday....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Austrian chancellor proposes far-right interior minister be sacked Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed on Monday that far-right Interior Minister Herbert Kickl be sacked in the wake of a scandal that forced the leader of Kickl's Freedom Party to step down....
20:39, 05/20/2019

Not "English Gentleman": Goa Minister After Knocking Off Officer's Phone A day after a video in which a visibly irritated Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocked a mobile phone from a government officer's hand went viral, the politician said on Tuesday that he is......
00:39, 05/08/2019

| British minister blasts 'lazy thinking' on Brexit Britain's Brexit minister condemned "lazy thinking" about the country's divorce from the European Union, urging Brussels to be ambitious in future cooperation, particularly on security issues....
22:39, 05/09/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus’ president has criticized remarks by Britain’s Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation’s offshore economic rights as ‘unacceptable’...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called for a military uprising earlier in the day....
04:52, 05/01/2019

Australia's 'larrikin' former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
14:00, 05/16/2019

30 migrants arrive in Italy, minister sequesters aid ship Italy's interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Zambia's finance minister says tax reforms needed to cut debt Zambia will pay off all outstanding legitimate VAT refunds, but plans to press ahead with a new non-refundable sales tax despite criticism from some businesses as it strives to cut debt, its finance minister said on Friday....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Nigeria says ex-president and his oil minister took bribes: court filing The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago, a London court filing shows....
23:39, 05/10/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsening relationship....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral police.”...
15:52, 05/10/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope was sent into space by the country's aeronautics......
12:00, 05/06/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the constitution."...
19:52, 04/30/2019

Indian minister projects ruling party win as polls near end India’s defense minister says she’s confident her Bharatiya Janata Party will remain in power when general elections conclude this month, and that minorities in Hindu-majority India have nothing to fear...
13:00, 05/10/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
13:00, 05/06/2019

It's Battle Of Prestige For Himachal Chief Minister In Mandi It is a battle of prestige for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) star campaigner and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to retain the Mandi parliamentary seat in Himachal Pradesh....
13:00, 05/06/2019

New Zealand should always 'speak its mind' to China, former prime minister says New Zealand's relationship with China had become "too transactional" in recent years, but it needs to be able to raise concerns with Asia's superpower, according to former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark....
12:00, 05/03/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
17:26, 04/30/2019

"Looking Forward To Co-Operation With Israel": Goa Deputy Chief Minister Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has called on officials of the Israel's foreign affairs ministry to discuss how the coastal state and the West Asian country could work in cooperation with......
12:26, 05/16/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
18:52, 05/15/2019

Felicity Huffman: Prosecutor recommends four-month prison term for college admissions scam Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday to charges in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
21:26, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail in England LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced by a British judge on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail and hiding out for seven years in England’s Ecuadorean Embassy. Assange failed to report to a police station in June...
12:26, 05/02/2019

As he heads to prison, Trump’s ex-lawyer condemns ‘xenophobia, injustice and lies at the helm of our country’ NEW YORK (AP) — As he heads to prison, Trump’s ex-lawyer condemns ‘xenophobia, injustice and lies at the helm of our country’...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Former YouTube Star Austin Jones Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Charge Austin Jones has learned his fate. Nearly two years after his arrest on child pornography charges, the YouTube star was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday. Joseph......
02:26, 05/04/2019

Sen. Cory Gardner on Sanders’ push for felon voting rights: 'This prison precinct plan is going a little bit too far' Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., said Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ argument that convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and other violent criminals should be allowed to vote from prison, goes “a little bit too far.”...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Former Trump Chief of Staff Joins Board Overseeing 'Prison-like' Facility for Migrant Children Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has joined the board of Caliburn International, owners of Comprehensive Health Services Inc., which operated a Florida facility for children described as “prison-like” by congressional Democrats....
20:00, 05/05/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
21:00, 04/28/2019

‘Fatal Attraction’ killer Carolyn Warmus granted parole, may be released from prison in June Carolyn Warmus, a former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing Betty Jeanne Solomon in 1992, has been granted parole and could be released from prison as early as June 10....
18:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. citizen shot dead in Nicaraguan prison was a Navy veteran, critic of President Ortega Eddy Montes, a protestor shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to the Central American country where he fought for a change in government, his family said....
06:00, 05/18/2019

Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK....
13:39, 05/13/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
04:52, 05/19/2019

Congress Of 2019 Is Different, Says Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh The Congress of 2019 is different from that of 2014 as the party is giving more importance to regional leaders than it was doing earlier and has also become more aggressive, says Punjab Chief Minister......
03:52, 05/19/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his center-left party’s greatest victories 47 yea...
09:00, 05/16/2019

UK defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was fired after allegedly leaking information from a national security meeting about Huawei's involvement in the UK's 5G network. He has "emphatically" denied any involvement....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Minister: Cyprus working with France to expand naval base NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ defense minister says French military experts are assisting Cypriot authorities in upgrading a naval port on the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast to allow it to receive large warships. Savva...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was asked by reporters during an event in Dublin on Thursd...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Israeli cultural minister slams Madonna over performance on Eurovision Israel’s culture minister on Sunday slammed Madonna for her Eurovision performance in which two backup dancers were wearing jackets with Israeli and Palestinian flags....
10:39, 05/20/2019

Czech Republic: Thousands protest replacement of justice minister Thousands of Czechs have rallied to protest the planned appointment of the country's new justice minister. Protesters say proposed new minister Marie Benesova is too close to the current president and prime minister....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Polish minister applauds Kubica's return to F1 after 8 years Poland's sports minister has applauded Robert Kubica's return to F1 racing after an 8-year break due to injuries.        ...
21:52, 04/28/2019

Iran foreign minister warns Trump to back off threats Iran’s foreign minister on Monday dismissed President Trump’s tweeted “genocidal taunts,” warning him not to threaten the Islamic Republic’s existence. With tensions mounting between the two countries, Trump tweeted Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, t...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Iran’s defense minister vows to defeat US, Israel if attacked Iran’s top defense official predicted Wednesday that the Islamic Republic would vanquish the US and its ally Israel if his country is attacked. “We will defeat the American-Zionist front,” Minister of Defense Amir Hatami said, according to the Islami...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Cyprus justice minister resigns over serial killings uproar Cyprus's justice minister resigned on Thursday amid public uproar at how police handled disappearances of foreign women, victims of a suspected serial killer whose actions went undetected for almost three years....
14:52, 05/02/2019

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba named as Congo prime minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba, a career politician and ally of former President Joseph Kabila, was appointed as Democratic Republic of Congo's prime minister on Monday, the government said in a statement....
20:39, 05/20/2019

Navjot Sidhu Should Quit If He Can't Work With Amarinder Singh: Minister Punjab Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot today asked Navjot Singh Sidhu to resign from the state cabinet if he cannot work with Amarinder Singh, a day after the chief minister accused the......
22:26, 05/20/2019

"PM Modi Is Self-Obsessed, Indulges In Publicity": Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has indulged in theatrics since he took over as the prime minister. He's a self-obsessed man and the people......
12:26, 05/16/2019

Saudi Vice Minister of Defense says Houthis are Iranian 'tool' Saudi Arabia's Vice Minister of Defense Khalid bin Salman said in a tweet on Thursday that the Houthi attacks against Aramco's facilities showed that the group was an Iranian tool which Tehran used to implement its agenda in the region....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Fired UK defense minister Williamson denies Huawei leak Fired by British Prime Minister Theresa May as defense secretary on Wednesday, Gavin Williamson denied leaking information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei from her National Security Council....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Nations using oil 'as a weapon' causing damage to OPEC -Iran oil minister Iran's oil minister hit out on Wednesday against the use of oil sanctions "as a weapon" by the United States and the damage it was doing to OPEC, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the OPEC member's oil ministry....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Who killed the prime minister? The unsolved murder that still haunts Sweden Three decades ago, Olof Palme was assassinated on Stockholm’s busiest street. The killer has never been found. Could the discovery of new evidence finally close the case? By Imogen West-KnightsOn the last night of February 1986, the Swedish prime min...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Trump Gave the Japanese Prime Minister a Break on Trade, For Now President Donald Trump did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a favor last week, delaying the start of negotiations on a tricky trade decision, potentially pushing it past that country’s elections in July, three officials briefed on the talks t...
17:13, 05/01/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared in his first ever press conference. BJP chief Amit Shah was also present. "Our democracy is a vibrant one, full of goodness," PM Modi said....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Iran builds firewall against Stuxnet computer virus: minister Iran has developed software to protect its industry against the Stuxnet computer virus, the Iranian communications minister said on Thursday, after accusing Israel in November of a cyber attack on Tehran's telecommunications facilities....
14:52, 05/16/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Says She’ll Issue a Timetable for Her Departure Next Month (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to try to unblock Britain’s Brexit impasse. Bu...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald's If you follow any Australians on Twitter, you might have seen some really strange references on the social media platform lately—references that don’t make much sense to Americans. People are talking about Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a place calle...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
23:13, 05/17/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
01:52, 05/18/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991, and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in Brazil: cabinet minister Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas said in a message posted on Twitter on Saturday....
21:13, 05/18/2019

Arab states support Sudan transition, want stability: UAE minister Arab states support a transition in Sudan that balances the ambitions of the people with stability, a senior United Arab Emirates minister said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Abuses Protesters, Faces Backlash Mercurial Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday lost his cool when a group of people raised slogans against him as he was campaigning in a village in Ambala....
00:39, 05/08/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
15:39, 05/05/2019

Iran using all resources to sell oil in 'grey market': deputy minister Iran has mobilized all its resources to sell oil in a "grey market", bypassing U.S. sanctions that Tehran sees as illegitimate, state media quoted Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia as saying on Sunday....
12:39, 05/05/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House as the U.S. works to curry favor in the region as a counterbalance to Russ...
21:00, 05/03/2019