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UAE court sentences six Lebanese to jail in Hezbollah trial: state media

The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday jailed six Lebanese men, four of them for life, for setting up a terrorist cell with links to Lebanon's Hezbollah, the sta...

UAE court sentences six Lebanese to jail in Hezbollah trial: state media

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Trial begins for man feds say was Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A Bronx man who is accused of working as a deep-cover “sleeper” agent for Hezbollah — appearing to lead an otherwise normal life while secretly conducting surveillance on New York City-area airports and military installations — went to trial this wee...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Was NYC man a Hezbollah agent or just an Ugg boot salesman? Trial will decide As a trial begins for an accused Hezbollah spy living in the New York City borough of the Bronx, a Manhattan federal jury must decide if the man in question was indeed a terrorist, or merely just a counterfeit Ugg boots salesman on the brink of divor...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders....
21:39, 05/16/2019

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

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant's fatal stabbing A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months' imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013....
16:13, 05/06/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant’s fatal stabbing ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months’ imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013. Monday’s Athens court ruli...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Turkish court hands 53 life sentences to car bomb planner: Anadolu A Turkish court on Monday handed down 53 life sentences without parole to a man who authorities said planned a 2013 bomb attack near the Syrian border that killed dozens of people, state-owned Anadolu agency said....
14:26, 05/13/2019

New Zealand Media Set Rules For Mosque Shooting Trial New Zealand's major media outlets vowed Wednesday to prevent the man charged with the Christchurch mosque shooting from using his trial as a platform for extremist propaganda....
11:52, 05/01/2019

New Zealand media to avoid ideology at mosque shooting trial New Zealand’s major media organizations have pledged not to promote white supremacist ideology when covering the trial of the man charged with killing 50 people at two mosques in March...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Italy prosecutors request jail terms for ex Deutsche Bank, Nomura staff in Monte Paschi trial Milan prosecutors requested jail terms for four former Deutsche Bank staff and two former Nomura employees in relation with two controversial derivative transactions the two banks arranged for Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Christchurch trial: New Zealand media agree to curb white supremacy coverage Reporting guidelines devised and signed by five major news organisationsNew Zealand media organisations have taken the unprecedented step of agreeing to limit their reporting of the trial of the man accused of the Christchurch mosque massacre in an a...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Bill Cosby attacks his trial judge – again – in new effort to get out of jail on appeal Bill Cosby continues to rage at his fate from his Pennsylvania prison cell, seeking release on bail and attacking his trial judge as racially biased.        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail, expected in court next week Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, was released from jail Thursday after the grand jury she refused to testify before expired.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Court ruling moves Temer closer to leaving jail A four-judge panel in Brazil has voted to release former President Michel Temer from detention while he faces an investigation into alleged corruption, the latest development in a series of contradictory rulings...
03:39, 05/15/2019

Brazil court sends ex-president back to jail during probe RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian federal court is sending ex-President Michel Temer back to jail as he is investigated in several cases of alleged corruption. Temer’s lawyer, Eduardo Carnelos, told to Globo Television on Wednesday that he coul...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Armenian court releases ex-president as trial continues A court in Armenia has freed the country’s former president from jail as his trial continues on charges connected to a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago...
20:13, 05/18/2019

Court TV pounds gavel again as all-trial channel is reborn LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court TV is ending its long recess. The channel for legal junkies that thrived during the trial-crazy 1990s comes back from the dead after more than a decade Wednesday amid a true-crime craze that its backers hope will launch it in...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Julian Assange Sentenced To 50 Weeks Jail By UK Court For Skipping Bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a London court on Wednesday for skipping bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy where he was holed up for almost seven years until......
14:52, 05/01/2019

Court rules in favor of woman seeking opioid meds in jail PORTLAND, Maine — A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s order requiring a jail to provide medication to a woman to keep her opioid addiction in remission. The Aroostook County Jail in northern Maine appealed to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of ...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Plea Against Jail For Questioning EVMs, Poll Body Gets Top Court Notice The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Election Commission on a plea challenging the legal provision mandating six months jail for questioning the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs)....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
11:00, 05/18/2019

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

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
04:26, 05/12/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
13:52, 05/18/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open: state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
20:26, 05/12/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open -state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Joseph McCann: judge to visit jail after rape suspect refuses to go to court Hearing to be held at Belmarsh prison as accused declines to appear in dock for second day A senior judge will visit the alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann in jail after he refused to appear in court for a second day.In a unusual move, the chief mag...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Tim Piazza....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Syria intercepts projectiles from Israeli territory, state media reports Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reports. Israel has previously targeted Iranian and Hezbollah sites in the war-ravaged country....
10:13, 05/18/2019

Iran has mobilized all resources to sell oil in 'grey market,' state media says 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....
12:52, 05/05/2019

China state media says three main differences remain in U.S. trade talks Three main differences remain in the China-U.S. trade talks, including the removal of all the additional tariffs, Chinese state media said on Saturday, following the end of the latest round of negotiations in Washington....
03:26, 05/11/2019

Chinese state media calls for ‘people’s war’ as US trade conflict escalates Chinese state media launched a propaganda offensive Tuesday amid the mounting trade war with the US – as Beijing calls for a “people’s war” against Washington’s “greed and arrogance,” according to reports. “The most important thing is that in t...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for contempt of court, ruling out any motive other than ensuring a "deterrent sentence"....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Mom walks out of court in Bronx bodega slay trial over bloody footage Calling it mental abuse, the mother of an innocent teen who was chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers at a Bronx bodega walked out of court Thursday rather than endure footage of his harrowing death for a second time ...
06:39, 05/10/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
09:52, 05/17/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN expressed "grave concerns" about food shortages....
02:13, 05/16/2019

Iran to announce "diminished commitments" to nuclear deal on Wednesday: state media Iran's Foreign Ministry will announce Tehran's "diminished commitments" to the 2015 nuclear deal to envoys of the accord's five remaining signatories on Wednesday, and President Hassan Rouhani is to send a letter, state media said on Tuesday....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Chinese state media touts '5,000 years of trials and tribulations,' gearing up for trade war In the midst of a full blown trade war, China's state media is using propaganda to drum up support against the United States and President Donald Trump....
19:13, 05/14/2019

Islamic State media group airs video message from leader al-Baghdadi Islamic State's Al Furqan media network published on Monday what it said was a video message from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in which he said the group would seek revenge for the killing and imprisonment of its militants....
19:26, 04/29/2019

Florida state attorney appeals judge's ruling to exclude Robert Kraft spa surveillance video from trial A Florida prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling that the state cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against NFL team owner Robert Kraft....
16:39, 05/18/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ordered "Long-Range Strike" Drill: State Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "long-range strike" drill, the state news agency reported Friday, a day after South Korea said the weapons fired were short-range missiles....
02:39, 05/10/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of statements promoting white supremacist ideology....
04:52, 05/01/2019

Court Records: Bevin Blocks Thousands Of Social Media Users LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reasons such as surpassing “a limit on idiocy” and “trolling.” The number of blocke...
15:39, 05/02/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
08:26, 05/10/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
06:52, 05/15/2019

Kim Jong Un oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to keep ‘high alert posture’: State media North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile....
14:13, 05/05/2019

North Korea State Media: Kim Jong Un Oversees Missile Firing Drills and Calls for ‘High Alert Posture’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile, a day after South Korea expresse...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Supreme Court says 1 state can’t be sued in another’s courts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent. The justices are dividing 5-4 Monday in ending a long-running dispute between California officials and N...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
22:13, 05/05/2019

State appeals court upholds tax ruling against Vornado A New York state appeals court has upheld an NYC transfer tax ruling that will cost Vornado and its entities more than $25.5 million, The Post has learned. In a regulatory filing Monday, Vornado said the additional tax would be $25.503 million, up fr...
13:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state level, inspired by the perception that the U.S. Supreme Court has tilted in their favor....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a state law that would have banned a common second trimester abortion procedure....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Turkey’s state media say election officials ordered Istanbul’s mayoral election redone, voided opposition candidate win ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state media say election officials ordered Istanbul’s mayoral election redone, voided opposition candidate win....
20:00, 05/06/2019

An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state....
18:26, 05/05/2019

Accused San Diego synagogue shooter appears in court, may face state and U.S. death penalty The 19-year-old man accused of killing one and wounding three in a hate-inspired attack on a synagogue outside San Diego appeared in federal court Tuesday.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Accused San Diego synagogue shooter to appear in court, may face state and federal death penalty The 19-year-old man accused of killing one and wounding three in a hate-inspired attack on a synagogue outside San Diego appeared in federal court Tuesday.        ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Oritse Williams trial: JLS star raped 'zombified' woman who went to his hotel room to look for her phone, court hears Former JLS singer Oritse Williams tried to have sex with a "spaced out and zombified" woman and then raped her when she returned to his hotel room to look for her mobile phone, a court has heard....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.  ...
20:13, 05/18/2019

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court. Kourani could face life in prison at a sentencing scheduled for September...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Former Uggs salesman found guilty of being Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A former Uggs salesman with a rocky marriage has been found guilty of working as a “sleeper” agent for an arm of Hezbollah while living in the Bronx — helping the terror group prepare for attacks on New York City. After less than a day of deliberatio...
03:26, 05/17/2019

Boat with 8 Syrians capsizes off Lebanese coast; 5 missing Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says a fishing boat that was illegally carrying eight Syrian refugees to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has capsized....
12:52, 05/13/2019

Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, 98, a Voice for Lebanese Christians, Dies Cardinal Sfeir, the Maronite Catholic patriarch, supported a compromise that ended Lebanon’s 15-year civil war but resulted in 15 years of Syrian occupation....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Lebanese government to tighten soldiers' eligibility for frontline benefits The Lebanese government said on Friday that only soldiers serving at the frontline with Israel would benefit from a financial incentive that was designed for frontline troops but has been widely applied....
23:39, 05/10/2019

Lebanese govt agrees to raise tax on interest payments to 10% for three years The Lebanese government agreed on Friday to raise the tax on interest payments to 10% from 7% for three years as part of the draft 2019 budget, the information minister said....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon, concerned about any pension or benefit cuts as the government debates a draft budget, started picketing the Central Bank building late on Sunday, saying they aimed to stop workers from entering on Monday morning....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Australian-Lebanese ordered released in Sydney bomb plot The lawyer of an Australian-Lebanese dual citizen on trial for an alleged plot to bring down a passenger plane says her client has been ordered released on bail by a Lebanese military court....
12:52, 05/11/2019

Carl Beech trial: VIP abuse accuser 'Nick' made 'totally unfounded claims' against military figures and politicians, court hears Police investigating an accuser's claims that a VIP paedophile ring had operated in Westminster found elements of his story were "totally unfounded and irredeemably contradicted", a court heard....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Lebanese Maronite patriarch who opposed Syrian army presence dies Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite church who presented himself as a champion of Christian rights and pushed for Syrian forces to leave his country, died early on Sunday, state news agency NNA reported....
11:39, 05/12/2019

Maduro's top confidant tried to sneak Hezbollah into Venezuela, made deals with drug lords, became rich as nation struggled Venezuela’s ex-vice president and now the top confidant of Nicolas Maduro is said to have tried sneaking in Hezbollah militants into his country, made a business deal with a drug lord and became extremely wealthy as the once-rich country turned into ...
13:00, 05/04/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing the sentence. (May...
03:39, 05/07/2019

China sentences second Canadian to death A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
22:52, 05/06/2019

Islamist financier, 6 others get life sentences in Egypt Egypt has sentenced seven Muslim Brotherhood members, including one of the group’s top financiers, to life in prison on charges of joining and funding a terrorist group...
14:52, 04/30/2019

Egypt sentences two to death over church attack An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Christian-owned shop in Cairo that killed 10 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

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

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Tuesday for producing and trafficking the addictive stimulant methamphetamine, amid heightened tension between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of a Huawei Technologies executive....
04:52, 05/01/2019

El Salvador sentences 7 in ‘black widows’ insurance killings SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A court in El Salvador has sentenced seven gang members to up to 30 years in the notorious “black widows” killings. Prosecutors accused the defendants of recruiting women to perform domestic work and then ...
01:26, 05/18/2019

California Has a Moratorium on Executions. Prosecutors Want New Death Sentences Anyway. The fight over the death penalty in California underscores the divide in the state between conservative prosecutors and liberal reformers like the governor....
19:13, 05/09/2019

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian sentenced to death....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Judge sentences last person charged in ’16 shooting rampage OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The final person charged in a 2016 shooting rampage in Oklahoma that left two people dead and two police officers wounded has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Prosecutors accused Reginald Laday Moore of selling an AK-47 assa...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Judge sentences last person charged in '16 shooting rampage The final person charged in a 2016 shooting rampage in Oklahoma that left two people dead and two police officers wounded has been sentenced to 30 years in prison....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran 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....
15:52, 05/13/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexua...
20:26, 05/12/2019

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

Judge sentences Russian operative Maria Butina to 18 months A federal judge on Friday sentenced Maria Butina, a Russian operative who infiltrated various conservative political groups in the United States, to 18 months in prison....
19:13, 04/28/2019

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

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north: state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens transferring to Mississippi State Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead might have found his quarterback. Tommy Stevens from Penn State announced he is transferring to the school.        ...
19:39, 05/17/2019

Mississippi State adds Penn State transfer QB Tommy Stevens STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State has added Penn State transfer quarterback Tommy Stevens to its football team. The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Stevens was Trace McSorley’s backup on the Nittany Lions. He has thrown for 304 yards and four touc...
18:26, 05/17/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.        ...
12:52, 05/14/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:26, 05/08/2019

Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail—Again Chelsea Manning, who was released from jail last week after the federal grand jury she was subpoenaed to testify before lapsed, was taken back into custody on Thursday as a recalcitrant witness.Read more......
03:13, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Jail Chelsea Manning was released today from the Virginia jail where she spent 62 days for refusing to testify about her past ties to WikiLeaks before a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia.Read more......
03:52, 05/10/2019

US man who married four women spared jail A man accused of marrying four women in the US has avoided jail after pleading guilty to bigamy and promising to behave himself for the next five years....
22:00, 04/29/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Failed escape from Texas jail led to sprinklers set off Investigators in San Antonio say a man originally arrested on a trespassing count tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off some sprinklers....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested Friday moments after his release from jail by a special peace tribunal whose protection of him from extradition to the U.S. has triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate about justice for vic...
01:52, 05/18/2019

Police tow No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress to jail in car Venezuelan Security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader of the opposition-controlled congress as President Nicolás Maduro’s government begins going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week...
03:13, 05/09/2019

Chelsea Manning released after 62-day confinement in jail However, the former army intelligence analyst was served a new subpoena ordering her to appear before another grand juryChelsea Manning has been released from jail after 62 days of confinement for refusing to testify before a grand jury.The former ar...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning Is Released From Jail, but She May Return Soon The former Army intelligence analyst had refused to testify before a grand jury, whose term just expired. She’s been subpoenaed to testify before a new one next week....
06:13, 05/10/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
13:52, 04/29/2019

One in ten Americans would prefer a week in jail over moving Between navigating the moving truck, fitting furniture through small doorways and arguing over room layouts — it’s no secret that moving stresses Americans out. But the extent to which it does might surprise you....
00:00, 05/09/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif heads to jail after bail expires LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is heading back to prison after six weeks out on bail to receive medical treatment ended. Sharif left his home in Lahore on Tuesday in a convoy of supporters to return to a p...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Julian Assange's 50-Week Jail Sentence Dispropotionate, Says UN United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for skipping bail in......
19:00, 05/03/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to testify before a grand jury. The federal grand jury investigating a sealed case against WikiLeaks wr...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a northern Virginia jail after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury. Manning was released Thursday from the Alexandria jail after 62 ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Man recorded jumping on pelican gets 90 days in jail, $1,000 fine A Maryland man who was recorded jumping on top pelican in Florida recently received a $1,000 fine and 90 days in jail.        ...
15:26, 04/29/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Prosecutor requests 20 years in jail for ex-Peru president LIMA, Peru (AP) — Prosecutors in Peru are asking a judge to sentence former President Ollanta Humala to 20 years behind bars for his alleged role in Latin America’s biggest graft scandal. Prosecutor German Juarez told a judge Tuesday that evide...
22:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Chelsea Manning’s refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks (all times local): 4 p.m. Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been sent to jail – again – for ref...
23:00, 05/16/2019

More Than 100 Inmates Flew Indonesian Jail On Sumatra Island More than 100 inmates escaped from an Indonesian jail on Sumatra island on Saturday, police said, in the latest breakout to hit the country's creaking prison system....
13:13, 05/11/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
21:00, 05/08/2019

How the weed-loving CEO of a Bitcoin firm partied his way to jail When Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twin brothers who famously feuded with Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, attended a 2012 meeting about Bitcoin, they expected a professional overview of investment opportunities in the new cryptocur...
07:00, 05/19/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Three suspects in U.N. experts' killing escape jail in Congo Three suspects in the killing of two U.N. investigators in Democratic Republic of Congo escaped from prison overnight, a defense lawyer in the case said on Tuesday....
14:13, 05/07/2019

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

DJ Jinx killer gets jail time after sex abuse arrest The man who admitted to fatally mowing down Brooklyn’s DJ Jinx was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Wednesday — after violating the terms of his plea deal when he was arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage relative. Brooklyn Supreme Court Ju...
04:13, 05/16/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate's beating Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Judge gives John Sampson another 5 years — but no more jail time Politician-turned-inmate John Sampson was sentenced Wednesday to another five years prison for embezzling public funds, in what was hopefully the final chapter of his protracted 2013 corruption case. Sampson declined to comment before Brooklyn federa...
15:00, 05/02/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail. News outlets report a U.S. Department of Justice statement says the federal i...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday and immediately summoned to appear before a new grand jury next week, her lawyers said....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Salafist preacher Sven Lau to be released from German jail German Islamist Sven Lau will leave prison early after serving two-thirds of his sentence for supporting a terrorist organization. Lau had been recruiting fighters for Jamwa militia in Syria....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Tourist gets jail for sexually assaulting woman during flight A tourist who sexually assaulted a woman on a February flight from Mumbai to Manchester has been sentenced to 12 months in jail. Hardeep Singh, originally from Hoshiarpur, India, was apprehended upon landing at England’s Manchester Airport on Feb. 23...
21:13, 05/10/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Bill Cosby's latest get-out-of-jail bid turned down again Bill Cosby will continue to sit in his Pennsylvania prison cell after being turned down on his latest bid to be released on bail while awaiting appeal of his sex-crimes conviction.        ...
00:00, 04/30/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail 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....
11:00, 05/07/2019

US YouTube Celebrity Gets 10 Years In Jail For Child Pornography A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves....
07:52, 05/04/2019

Chelsea Manning will risk return to jail over new subpoena Manning said she would not comply with a subpoena to testify about her interactions with Julian AssangeChelsea Manning will risk being returned to jail this week by refusing to comply with a new demand from the US government to testify before a grand...
00:13, 05/13/2019

Kirchner’s former accountant released from jail after explosive claims Victor Manzanares, the former accountant of the Kirchner family, was released yesterday on his own recognizance yesterday by the judges of the TOF5 court trying suspected money-laundering at the Los Sauces hotel owned by the Kirchners....
21:00, 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

De Blasio says inmates will get free phone calls from jail They’ll never have to drop a dime again. City jailbirds no longer have to pay to make calls from the slammer — in a move that will cost taxpayers $8 million a year, officials announced Wednesday. Under a new law spearheaded by City Council Speaker Co...
15:00, 05/02/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore face jail time Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
07:52, 05/08/2019

Those Involved In 1984 Riots Will Be Sent To Jail, Says Amit Shah Crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "ensuring justice" to the families of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims, BJP chief Amit Shah Sunday said the culprits behind the pogrom will not be spared and......
21:39, 05/05/2019

Julian Assange gets 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012 A British court on Wednesday sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012, when he began seven years of asylum at Ecuador's Embassy in London....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Attorney: Woman left alone in jail cell while giving birth A pregnant Florida woman was left alone in a jail cell for nearly seven hours after asking for help and eventually gave birth alone, her attorney said Friday....
02:13, 05/04/2019

Suit-wearing teen ‘stabber’ remanded to jail at arraignment The teen murder suspect who surrendered wearing a prom-like tux will have his next dance in jail. David Lopez, 17, was remanded on Wednesday night at his Brooklyn criminal court arraignment on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Th...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Deadly jail fire leaves alaskan village mourning (KTUU) The small village of Napakiak, Alaska is in shock after a fire claimed the lives of two people locked inside of the local jail. The victims have been identified as Becca White, 24, and Isaiah Parka, 22, both of Napakiak, who were both being he...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Suspected serial rapist may have been freed from jail early in error Police hunt Joseph McCann as urgent review is launched into his release on licenceAn urgent review has been launched over fears that an “extremely dangerous” rape suspect currently being hunted by police may have been wrongly released from prison. Jo...
07:13, 05/02/2019

Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail A federal lawsuit says female inmates at a southeastern Michigan jail were forced to remove their clothes in front of male inmates and guards as well as other jail employees....
17:00, 05/16/2019

| Michael Cohen, Trump's one-time aide who turned on him, goes to jail After dramatic appeals and testimony in Congress, Donald Trump's one-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen is due to report to jail to serve a sentence he deems unjust because he was simply following his boss's orders....
16:13, 05/06/2019

Felicity Huffman’s Guilty Plea Could Bring 4 Months in Jail Ms. Huffman, the Hollywood actor, was charged with conspiracy in the college admissions fraud scandal; her husband, the actor William H. Macy, was not charged....
09:52, 05/14/2019

Man accused of killing his own family hopes millionaire will free him from jail A Florida man accused of killing his parents and brother hopes to get sprung from jail with a little help from reporters — and a lot from a kind-hearted millionaire, saying he’d be “eternally grateful” for the generosity. Emails sent by G...
20:52, 05/14/2019

The Vietnamese Woman in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Case Has Been Freed From Jail The Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother has been released from prison, bringing an inconclusive close to the shocking case of a brazenly public assassination that captured the world’...
15:39, 05/03/2019

21-year-old Indian man found unresponsive in jail cell has died, says ICE An Indian man died Friday while in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, making it the fifth death since the start of the fiscal year last October, according to the federal agency....
20:13, 05/07/2019

Colombian ex FARC rebel rearrested minutes after leaving jail A former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group was released from prison on Friday and immediately re-arrested after new evidence came to light, the attorney general's office said in a statement....
01:52, 05/18/2019

Judge lets alleged Ponzi schemer out of jail after one night An accused Ponzi schemer who allegedly lunged at a federal prosecutor was released after spending just one night behind bars, according to new court papers. Brooklyn federal Judge Brian Cogan revoked Mark Nordlicht’s $5 million bail and tossed ...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Japan's Oldest Jail Set To Reopen In 2021 As Luxury Hotel The historic former Nara Prison, the oldest in Japan and declared a cultural asset, is set to reopen in 2021 as a luxury hotel in a project seeking to change the area's image of an express tourist......
16:39, 05/10/2019

UN calls for Julian Assange's release from UK high-security jail UN experts say British government is breaching WikiLeaks publisher’s human rights UN experts have called for Julian Assange to be released from prison and criticised the British government for breaching his human rights.The WikiLeaks publisher was ja...
15:39, 05/03/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer's killing A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as he was escorted through a phalanx of television cameras and police officers at the scene of the crim...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif To Return To Jail As 6-Week Bail Expires Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif will return to Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore on Tuesday following the expiry of his six-week bail in a corruption case in which he has been sentenced to......
20:39, 05/07/2019

Student who shared BBC story about Thai king freed from jail BANGKOK (AP) — A student activist who was imprisoned for sharing a BBC article about Thailand’s king on Facebook has been released under a royal pardon. Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, also known as Pai Dao Din, was sentenced in August 2017 to 2 ½ ye...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as he was escorted through a phalanx of television cameras and police officers at the scene of the crim...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Farrakhan rails against ‘Satanic Jews’ in wake of 'Facebook jail' Louis Farrakhan spoke at a Catholic church Thursday night in the wake of his Facebook ban and denied that he hates Jewish people while ranting about “Satanic Jews.”...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Ex CEO faces trial over wave of suicides French telecom company Orange and its former chief executive have gone on trial in Paris, accused of pursuing a strategy to destabilize employees that resulted in a wave of suicides a decade ago....
22:13, 05/06/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the state. Azara Mohammadi (ah-ZAHR-ah moh-HAH-mah-de...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Former Ironwood HS coach avoids jail time for sexual conduct with minor TUCSON – The former assistant volleyball coach at Iron Ridge High School will avoid jail time in connection to an inappropriate sexual relationship involving a juvenile female. Robert Forman II/ Tucson Police Department Back on Jan. 20, 2018, 2...
07:00, 05/11/2019

After failed military uprising, No. 2 leader of Venezuelan congress is towed to jail in car Security forces arrested National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano, the No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress, Wednesday as President Nicolás Maduro’s government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a ...
05:52, 05/09/2019

Poll Body Gets Notice On Plea Over Jail Term For Questioning EVM Accuracy The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Election Commission on a petition seeking to do away with a rule that puts the onus of proving discrepancy of results between electronic voting machines......
11:39, 04/29/2019

Fines, jail time? Dems digging in as Trump resists oversight WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re talking about jailing people at the Capitol. Imposing steep fines. All sorts of extraordinary, if long-shot measures to force the White House to comply with Democratic lawmakers’ request for information about Pre...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail One of the young leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests was sent back to jail on Thursday after losing an appeal against a prison term for contempt of court....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Former Bush DOJ official on Mueller report fight: Dems 'want to put as many people in jail as they can' Former Deputy Attorney General Tom Dupree said Tuesday that the Democrats plan to "go to the mat" in the aftermath of the Mueller report's release, and some in the party "want to put as many people in jail as they can."...
23:52, 05/07/2019

2 Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail 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......
06:52, 05/07/2019

"Tortured In Jail," Alleges BJP Activist Who Shared Mamata Banerjee Meme BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who walked free this morning after spending five days in jail for posting a meme on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee last week, said the question of offering an......
14:39, 05/15/2019

Woman with cancer dies in UAE jail after rights groups, U.N. call for release A woman with terminal cancer who was serving a 10-year prison sentence in the United Arab Emirates has died in jail, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday, two months after the United Nations called for her release on medical grounds....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Crime Trackers: Diesel sniffs out drugs at Pima County Jail TUCSON – The corrections staff at Pima County Jail welcomed their newest member – and after completing an eight-week training course with his partner, it is fair to say he is no the “Top Dog” at the jail facility. Diesel is a ...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in British jail for skipping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a London court on Wednesday for skipping bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy where he was holed up for almost seven years until police dragged him out last month....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012 A British court on Wednesday sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012, when he sought refuge at Ecuador's Embassy in London....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Fire kills two inmates, injures guard at Alaska village jail A fire, apparently started by an inmate, engulfed a jail in an Alaska village on Sunday, killing two prisoners and badly injuring a guard, authorities said....
04:13, 04/29/2019

Thousands turn out for 5-year-old boy's funeral as parents sit in jail, accused of murder Thousands of mourners on Friday gathered at a Chicago funeral home to pay their last respects to a 5-year-old boy whose badly beaten body was found in a shallow grave covered with straw late last month.  ...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Russia warned 'whale jail' release could risk orcas' survival Conservationists have warned Russia against its plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan, rather than where they were originally taken from....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Arkansa woman gets 15 years for posing as deputy, busting boyfriend out of jail WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) – The woman who posed as a California deputy to get her boyfriend out of a local jail will spend 15 years behind bars for her ruse. Maxine Feldstein was sentenced Monday to 10 years for forgery and 5 years for bei...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Woman sentenced for posing as sheriff’s deputy to free boyfriend from jail An Arkansas woman who posed as a California sheriff’s deputy to break her boyfriend out of jail has been sentenced. Maxine Feldstein, 30, pleaded guilty on Monday to several charges, including criminal impersonation, and was sentenced to 30 yea...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Christian Michel Not Fed Just Boiled Food, Hasn't Lost 16 kg: Tihar Jail Tihar jail authorities today told a special CBI court that the contentions put forth by AgustaWestland "middleman" Christian Michel over a loss of 16 kilogramin jail are false....
13:52, 05/13/2019

Seeking Release From Jail, Chelsea Manning Says She’ll Never Testify in WikiLeaks Case (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning said in a new legal motion that she will never testify to a grand jury in Virginia investigating the website WikiLeaks, and it therefore makes no sense to continue to keep her...
20:52, 05/07/2019

6 jail guards indicted for illegal visitor strip searches: sources Six female city Corrections officers have been indicted on felony and misdemeanor charges involving illegal strip searches and body cavity searches of female visitors, sources told The Post on Sunday. The half-dozen suspects, including a captain, are...
02:13, 05/06/2019

Sheriff’s office: Teen inmate held in Oklahoma jail dies OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A teenager held at an Oklahoma jail on a rape charge and found unresponsive last week after an apparent suicide attempt has died. The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office says John Leroy Daniel Applegate died Wednesday at a hos...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public out...
13:39, 05/17/2019

6 female corrections officers illegally strip searched women at NYC jail, DA says Six female New York City corrections officers have been charged for illegally strip searching women who visited the Manhattan Detention Center, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Monday....
19:13, 05/07/2019

Kentucky school shooting trial to be in different county BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ruled that the trial of a teenager accused of killing two schoolmates will be moved to another county. News outlets report Marshall County Circuit Judge James Jameson on Friday granted a request sought by lawye...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Prosecutor: Dawkins lied on stand during trial Prosecutor Noah Solowiejczyk reminded jurors about images of Christian Dawkins giving envelopes stuffed with cash to college basketball coaches, which Dawkins testified were later given back....
00:00, 05/04/2019

Japanese man, son to be held before US trial in Ponzi case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge reversed a magistrate’s decision and ordered a father and son from Japan to remain jailed pending trial on fraud charges in what prosecutors call a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Attorney Richard Wrigh...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimony from the state’s prisons director. Department of Correction Director Wendy Kelley testified W...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Exhibits for Minneapolis cop’s trial can be viewed next week MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Exhibits from the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed woman in 2017 will be made available for public viewing next week. Mohamed Noor was convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Da...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Musk faces Oct. trial over 'pedo guy' tweet A U.S. judge said Tesla CEO Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist. U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson said a reasonable jury could conclude that Musk's comments were m...
22:39, 05/10/2019

Closing Arguments in Raquel Barreras Trial TUCSON –The closing arguments were presented Thursday in the trial of Raquel Barreras, the woman accused of starving her 3-year-old son, Roman, to death. The child’s skeletal remains were discovered in 2014 by a landlord. Reportedly, the remains were...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to move forward after backlash Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner stands accused of committing a number of crimes during her presidencies, particularly allegations she and her officials laundered of public funds through the Kirchner family hotel businesses and received kickbac...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Trial of officer in chokehold death can proceed A New York City judge is allowing a police disciplinary case to proceed against the white police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. (May 9)        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Elon Musk Is Going to Trial Over Bad 'Pedo Guy' Tweet Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to head to trial later this year over a series of bad tweets in which he described a diver as “pedo guy” after the man criticized his plan for saving a young soccer team trapped in a cave system in Thailand.Read more......
05:00, 05/11/2019

AP Debrief: Closing arguments made in ex-cop trial Jurors heard closing arguments on April 29, 2019, in the murder and manslaughter trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape in the alley behind her home. (April 29)   ...
03:26, 04/30/2019

US wants swift end to Istanbul consulate staff trial ISTANBUL (AP) — A U.S official has called for the trial of a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate on espionage charges to be resolved “swiftly, transparently and fairly.” The trial was adjourned Wednesday until June 28. Metin Topuz, a t...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Trial opens in sex-trafficking case against self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury is set to hear opening statements and testimony at the sex-trafficking case against a self-help guru. The trial beginning Tuesday is expected to feature testimony from women who claim that they were forced to have...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Monster Hunter World has a free trial on PS4 If Monster Hunter World completely passed you by when it released last year, you can make up for lost time by trying it out in a free trial on PS4 right now. From now until May 20, PlayStation 4 owners are able to play through the opening parts ...
19:39, 05/11/2019

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week....
04:52, 05/09/2019

Judge orders Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson to remain in jail A federal judge on Monday ordered that a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant remain in jail until his trial on charges he stockpiled weapons and created a hit list naming Supreme Court justices....
15:26, 05/14/2019

Judge gives no jail time to former school bus driver who admitted to raping 14-year-old girl Judge James McClusky sentenced Shane Piche to probation because the former school bus driver only sexually assaulted one victim, a 14-year-old girl.        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Rouhani's brother handed jail term in graft case-Iranian judiciary An Iranian court has sentenced President Hassan Rouhani’s brother to an unspecified jail term, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday, in a corruption case the president’s supporters allege is politically motivated....
16:13, 05/04/2019

Lara Trump: Don Jr. subpoena, jail threats won't 'make Hillary Clinton the president' 2020 Trump campaign presidential adviser Lara Trump said Thursday that trying to coerce her brother-in-law, Donald Trump Jr., to testify again before the Senate or putting him in jail "is not going to make Hillary Clinton the president of the United ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Prosecutor asks for jail time for Russian soccer stars accused of violence: RIA A Russian prosecutor on Monday asked a court to hand jail sentences to two famous Russian soccer players accused of taking part in violent attacks in Moscow, the RIA news agency reported....
20:52, 05/06/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's Brother Gets Jail Term In Corruption Case An Iranian court has sentenced President Hassan Rouhani's brother to an unspecified jail term, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday, in a corruption case the president's supporters allege is......
18:26, 05/04/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
07:00, 05/17/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange given 50-week jail sentence for skipping bail The 47-year-old Australian sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.        ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Death penalty trial set to start for dad in deaths of 5 kids LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A jury has been selected and opening statement should begin soon in the death penalty trial of a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children. The 12-member jury with six alternates was selected Monday at the Le...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Dawkins, Code convicted in college hoops trial Aspiring agent Christian Dawkins and former Adidas consultant Merl Code have been convicted by a federal jury for their roles in bribing basketball assistant coaches....
21:39, 05/08/2019

Suspects in murder of Scandinavian women go on trial in Morocco Twenty-three Moroccan men and a Swiss-Spanish convert to Islam appeared in an anti-terrorist court on Thursday accused of offences in connection with the killing of two Scandinavian women, judiciary officials said....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Military Judge in Trial of Sept. 11 Suspects Will Step Aside The development could further delay the case against five men accused of directing, training or assisting the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people....
21:39, 05/02/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
08:13, 05/03/2019

Officer in ‘I can’t breathe’ death faces disciplinary trial NEW YORK (AP) — A long-delayed disciplinary trial is set to begin for the New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s trial is scheduled to start Monday at po...
08:13, 05/13/2019

As Durst Murder Case Goes Forward, HBO’s Film Will Also Be on Trial Robert Durst’s lawyers plan to attack the veracity of a documentary that played a major role in the decision to charge him with murdering his friend....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict c...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Millionaire seeks new trial over man's death in bunker fire A wealthy stock trader is seeking a new trial after his murder conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Millionaire seeks new trial over man’s death in bunker fire ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader is seeking a new trial after his murder conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Daniel Beckwitt’s at...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Ashton Kutcher may testify in ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify in the trial of a man nicknamed the “Hollywood Ripper,” who allegedly murdered the actor’s girlfriend nearly two decades ago. Prosecutors say “serial sexual thrill killer” Michae...
01:26, 05/03/2019

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to coaches in exchange for help signing players to their agency....
00:52, 05/09/2019

Trial Date Set For Teacher Accused Of Threatening Student ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (The Anderson News/LEX 18)– A trial date has been set for a former Anderson County teacher accused of threatening a male student in 2017. According to the Anderson News, 36-year-old Chrystal Graham was charged with second...
16:39, 05/09/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother’s slaying ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case “shocking.” Now-18-year-old Jamie Silvonek was sentenced to 35 years to ...
02:52, 05/15/2019

New trial ordered for white homeowner in death of black man RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s second-highest court says a white homeowner who reported “hoodlums” in his neighborhood before he shot and killed an unarmed black man should get a new trial. In a 2-1 ruling Tuesday, the state ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The two-week trial in Houston federal court, which started Monday, is focus...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Trial starts for Kentucky man accused in 4-year-old’s death ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son is now on trial for the boy’s death. The Courier Journal reports the trial of 34-year-old Billy Embry-Martin started Wednesday. Hunter Payton died two years a...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Trial date set for Elon Musk's 'pedo guy' tweet A U.S. judge on Friday said Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist by the chief executive of electric car company Tesla Inc....
23:00, 05/10/2019

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

Men face trial for fatal California warehouse fire More than two years after 36 concert-goers died in a fire at a Northern California warehouse, two men will face trial on involuntary manslaughter charges....
09:39, 04/30/2019

Defense: Solitary unjust for ex-CIA employee awaiting trial NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a New York judge should order a former CIA employee removed from solitary confinement because it was imposed unjustly and hurts his chance at a fair trial. Assistant Federal Defender Sabrina Shroff made the claims ...
03:00, 05/11/2019

New Jersey killer wants new trial over juror’s ‘LMAO’ post A New Jersey man convicted of his childhood pal’s murder says he deserves a new trial because of a dismissed juror’s “LMAO” post on Facebook about the case. Though the juror was booted before deliberations, Liam McAtasney̵...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Issuing 5G Trial Spectrum to Telcos a Part of DoT's 100-Day Agenda The 100-day action plan prepared by the Department of Telecom (DoT) has put 5G technology trials and its experimentation with spectrum on top of the agenda of the new government....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Former Orange bosses stand trial over workers' suicides Former bosses at leading French telecoms group Orange were due to go on trial on Monday over a series of suicides at the company in the late 2000s - a traumatic episode that shocked the nation and raised questions over corporate culture....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Trial Set To Begin For Woman Charged In Frankfort Murder FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The trial for one of the women accused in the deadly shooting of a Frankfort pizza delivery driver is scheduled to begin Monday. 20-year-old Victorya Young is accused of luring Jared Banta to the Country Hills Apa...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Sex slaves’ identities to be kept secret at Nxivm leader’s trial The identities of women who claim to be former sex slaves of accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere will be not be made public, a judge ruled — as a jury was impaneled Monday for the upcoming trial. The decision was revealed during a court heari...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Oakland trial opens following warehouse fire that killed 36 More than two years after 36 concert-goers died in a fire at a Northern California warehouse, two men will face trial on involuntary manslaughter charges....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Judge calls off trial over slain millionaire’s residency CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has called off the upcoming probate court trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandfather was not a resident of the state. Judge David...
16:13, 05/10/2019

New York sex cult trial continues with daughter of a former leader The daughter of a former leader of an alleged New York sex cult is set to testify on Friday at the trial of its founder, who is accused of forcing women into sex, urging them to starve themselves and having some branded with his initials....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Trial of Armenia’s ex-president opens over police crackdown YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country’s former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago. Robert Kocharian, who has been jailed since December on charges ...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Former French president Sarkozy set for trial over 2012 campaign France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012....
15:52, 05/17/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother's slaying Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case "shocking."...
01:52, 05/15/2019

58-Year-Old American Who Ran Secret Society Of Sex Slaves Goes On Trial The trial of an American "self-help" guru who ran a secretive society of women sex slaves branded with his initials begins Tuesday in New York, where his former female supporters may be called to......
20:39, 05/07/2019

Death penalty trial set for dad charged with killing 5 kids A father who police said killed his five young children in their South Carolina home and then drove their bodies around for more than a week is about to stand trial for his life....
08:13, 04/29/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail as grand jury expires — but her freedom may be short-lived Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks....
16:13, 05/10/2019

This man could go to jail for 20 years for giving migrants food and water | César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández Scott Daniel Warren did no more than give bare necessities to migrants trekking through the desert. Why is he on trial?Donald Trump claims his administration’s heavy-handed immigration policies make us safer. But a criminal trial in Arizona this week...
20:00, 05/10/2019

‘I Should’ve Just Kept Her and Gone to Jail’: Mom’s Lament After Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Burns to Death in Car Fire Amid Custody Dispute A 3-year-old child burned to death inside a car that had been set on fire and its doors chained shut, and her father is in a hospital under police custody, suspected of being involved in what authorities are calling the tot’s homicide....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Mom refuses paternity tests, spends 39 days in jail, gives birth prematurely and sues over ordeal The Missouri woman said her incarceration caused her baby's premature birth and prevented her stage 4 breast cancer from being diagnosed earlier.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Pennsylvania mom avoids jail time after son dies from drinking drug-laced breast milk A Pennsylvania mother whose 10-month-old son was killed by drugs in her breast milk will not serve jail time after agreeing to a plea deal, according to a press release from the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office....
11:26, 05/14/2019

Ex-soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning returned to jail for defying grand jury subpoena A federal judge found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury, a law enforcement official and her legal team said....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Dozens of dead horses were found on a Maryland farm. The owner will serve no jail time Barbara Pilchard, the Wicomico County, Maryland woman convicted of more than 30 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty in April, has been sentenced.        ...
04:26, 05/14/2019

A former New York school bus driver admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl. He received no jail time Shane Piche, a former New York school bus driver who admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl, was sentenced to 10 years of probation last week.        ...
05:13, 04/30/2019

Man accused of ‘heinous’ child abuse is hospitalized after found hanging in jail cell: reports An inmate who had been jailed on suspicion of “heinous” abuse of a child in Florida was rushed to a hospital Wednesday night after authorities found him hanging in his cell, according to reports....
12:13, 05/03/2019

Judge orders Coast Guard officer charged with stockpiling weapons to remain in jail A federal judge on Monday ordered that a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant remain in jail until his trial on charges he stockpiled weapons and created a hit list naming Supreme Court justices....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning released from Virginia jail after more than two months at the facility ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning released from Virginia jail after more than two months at the facility....
07:00, 05/10/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Co...
05:26, 04/29/2019

Twitter will now allow you to add media to a retweet We would love to tell you that Twitter now offers an editing tool, making it easier to correct mistakes and spelling errors. We know of at least one guy wearing a long red tie, living in a white house that would really appreciate the ability to go ba...
01:52, 05/07/2019

Jury selection begins in trial of suspect in officer’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jury selection is underway in the trial of a man charged in the 2010 killing of an off-duty Chicago police officer during an attempted robbery. Officer Michael Bailey was washing his car in front of his home when prosecutors say Anton ...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Demand for trial against clergy accused of abusing deaf kids BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — International and Argentine activists are calling on Pope Francis to ensure that his “zero tolerance” pledge against sexual abuses by clergy is enforced in his homeland. And they’re demanding a trial f...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Ex-Somali colonel faces civil trial in US alleging torture ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man who served decades ago as a colonel in the Somali Army is facing accusations in a federal courtroom that he tortured and killed those perceived as enemies of the government. A civil jury in Alexandria he...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Protesters block FDR Drive traffic on first day of Eric Garner trial A small group of demonstrators snarled Monday morning rush-hour traffic on the FDR Drive to protest Eric Garner’s chokehold death — as Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s administrative trial got underway at police headquarters. About half a dozen ...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Roglic fastest in time trial to win opening Giro stage BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, finishing the individual time trial just ahead of two of the other pre-race favorites. Roglic, who rides for Jumbo-Visma, was the only cycli...
22:39, 05/11/2019

California jury says Bayer must pay $2 bln to couple in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, marking the third consecutive U.S. jury verdict against the company in litigation over the chemical....
00:13, 05/14/2019

Trial in ISIS-inspired Morocco double murder delayed The trial for two dozen suspects charged with butchering two Scandinavian hikers was abruptly adjourned on Thursday. The trial was postponed minutes before opening statements were set to begin so the defense could have more time to prepare, Agence Fr...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Steer study: Ag students help conduct Purina feed trial GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Donovan London and Daylin Posey woke up every morning before school to feed cows during a 28-day feed trial that was being conducted by Barren County High School agriculture students. “I like being around cows,” said L...
22:39, 05/11/2019

NYC jury begins deliberations at college hoops bribery trial NEW YORK (AP) — A jury began deliberating on Monday at the trial of a business manager and another defendant accused of secretly bribing assistant college basketball coaches. The deliberations in federal court in Manhattan followed closing arguments ...
01:26, 05/07/2019

UK halts export of ‘Lady Chatterley’ copy from famous trial The British government has used its powers to preserve the nation’s cultural treasures to halt the export of a tattered paperback copy of “Lady Chatterley’s Lover.”...
17:39, 05/13/2019

‘Stranger Things’ plaintiff drops plagiarism lawsuit before trial A plagarism case against the creators of Netflix hit Stranger Things, Matt and Ross Duffer, has come to an end after plaintiff Charles Kessler withdrew his lawsuit. A trial was scheduled to take place this week, but that'll no longer be going ah...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Witness dies before testifying in fatal warehouse fire trial A key witness scheduled to testify this week in the involuntary manslaughter trial involving a Northern California warehouse fire that killed 36 people has died in a car crash....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Accused grocery store shooter ruled incompetent for trial LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man accused of killing two black people at a Kentucky grocery store is not mentally competent to stand trial on state charges, but that could change. The Courier Journal reports that Judge Annie O’...
02:13, 05/10/2019

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

Just days before going to trial, the Stranger Things plagiarism lawsuit has been dropped In a development that’s so seemingly straightforward that it almost feels like the invisible hand of a massive government conspiracy has stepped in to guide events in a specific way, the Stranger Things plagiarism lawsuit has been dropped by the plai...
03:26, 05/06/2019

Roglic blows rivals away in opening time trial to take pink "Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic held off Britain’s Simon Yates to take the first maglia rosa of the 102nd Giro d’Italia with a barnstorming performance in the opening 8km time trial in Bologna."...
01:26, 05/12/2019

Roglic retains Romandie title with time-trial stage win GENEVA (AP) — Defending champion Primoz Roglic retained the Tour de Romandie title by winning the final-day time trial Sunday to extend his decisive lead. Roglic was the only rider to complete the 16.85-kilometer (10 ½-mile) lakeside route in Geneva ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

French telecom giant Orange on trial over staff suicides The toll is shocking: 19 suicides, 12 suicide attempts and eight cases of serious depression among employees over a three-year span at France’s main telephone and internet company. A long-awaited trial began Monday in Paris accusing telecom giant Ora...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Man accused of flushing grandparents’ ashes down toilet to stand trial MCKEESPORT, Pa. — A judge has ruled that a western Pennsylvania man must stand trial on charges he flushed his grandparents’ ashes down a toilet after his mother kicked him out of her home. Thomas Wells faces two counts of abuse of a corpse and...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Pair face trial in Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 More than two years after 36 concert-goers died in a fire at a Northern California warehouse, two men will face trial on involuntary manslaughter charges....
20:26, 04/30/2019

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start Monday NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking life without parole for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church. Local news outlets report that 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson’s trial will sta...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto It hasn’t been a good year for the makers of Roundup weed killer. Back in March, a man was awarded an $80 million verdict after a jury decided that Monsanto’s herbicide contributed to his positive diagnosis for non-Hodgkin’s lymphom...
01:13, 05/15/2019

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres will be handed down on ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Peru ex-president Kuczynski ordered into pre-trial house arrest Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is to spend three years under house arrest while corruption charges are prepared against him for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, the government said on Saturday....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Families weep as trial opens after deadly warehouse fire More than two years after 36 concert-goers died in a fire at a Northern California warehouse, two men will face trial on involuntary manslaughter charges....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Nxivm trial hears of debauchery and cruelty within alleged 'sex cult' Keith Rainiere, 58, accused of sex trafficking and other charges‘Slave master’ Lauren Salzman says: ‘He was my mentor’A top “slave master” in the alleged sex cult Nxivm said in testimony on Friday she herself was sexually and psychologically enslaved...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Grisly photos of Eric Garner’s autopsy shown at cop’s trial Dr. Floriana Persechino's testimony at Pantaleo's departmental trial was illustrated by about two dozen color images from the autopsy performed on Garner, who was recorded on cellphone video shouting "I can't breathe!" during his fatal arrest nearly ...
21:26, 05/15/2019

24 in Morocco face terror trial in Nordic hikers' slayings Twenty-four people have gone on trial in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that shocked Denmark, Norway and Morocco itself....
17:13, 05/16/2019

US Consular Staffer In Turkey Remains Jailed As Spy Trial Resumes A US consular staffer was ordered to remain in custody by a Turkish court on Wednesday after the latest hearing in his trial on espionage charges -- part of a growing rift between Washington and......
02:13, 05/16/2019

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
19:26, 05/14/2019

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Judge James McClusky gave no jail time to man who raped 14-year-old girl. Now people want him removed New York judge James McClusky is facing calls for removal after he sentenced a former bus driver who raped a 14-year-old girl to no jail time.        ...
04:39, 05/02/2019

New York City Jail Guards Indicted for Conducting Illegal Strip Searches on Women Visitors Six female corrections officers were arrested and arraigned in New York State Supreme Court following allegations they performed illegal strip searches on women attempting to visit their loved ones in a Manhattan jail....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Geraldo Rivera calls ‘innovative’ drug rehabilitation program at Florida jail a 'real success’ Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday, in the second part of his series on addiciton, Rivera explained the “inno...
19:00, 04/30/2019

For Michael Cohen's 3-Year Jail Term, Special Prison Menu, Full-Time Rabi With a menu that includes matzo ball soup and gefilte fish, as well as a full-time rabbi and a chance at the occasional visit home, the U.S. prison where Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael......
00:00, 05/06/2019

California woman accused of attempting to drown newborn in McDonald's restroom avoids jail time A California woman accused of trying to drown her newborn in a McDonald’s restroom avoided jail time last week after striking a plea deal with prosecutors and pleading no contest to felony child endangerment....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Why the Clock Is Running Out on Big Media Companies Live sports remain the sole reason legacy media companies haven’t lost many more customers than they already have, but that could change as tech companies enter the bidding war for sports broadcasting rights....
10:52, 04/29/2019

Clemson let's go hoops assistant coach amid corruption trial Clemson has parted ways with longtime assistant men's basketball coach Steve Smith, whose voice was on a federal wiretap played at the ongoing college corruption trial        ...
22:52, 05/03/2019

Bayer stock at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer were down 5.9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
09:39, 05/14/2019

Campo de Mayo 'mega-trial' begins in San Martín into dictatorship-era crimes The trial relates to alleged crimes committed against 323 people who were detained during the dictatorship at the Campo de Mayo Army barracks. Four clandestine detention centres operated there during the dictatorship....
09:39, 05/01/2019

Key witness in Oakland's 'Ghost Ship' fire trial dies before he's able to testify A man scheduled to testify this week as a witness in the “Ghost Ship” trial -- involving a fire at a Northern California warehouse that killed 36 partygoers -- has died before he was able to take the stand....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Ashton Kutcher set to testify at trial of man accused of murdering his girlfriend in 2001 Ashton Kutcher's then-girlfriend, Ashley Ellerin, was found dead in 2001 in her Hollywood Hills home. Michael Gargiulo stands accused of her murder.        ...
18:52, 05/03/2019

Ex-Army chief César Milani stands trial for dictatorship-era crimes Milani, who served as chief of the Armed Forces under president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, faces allegations of kidnap and torture dating back to 1977....
03:39, 05/04/2019

Promising treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome fails large trial Rituximab has been found to be worse than a placebo at alleviating the symptoms of CFS or ME, suggesting that antibodies aren’t to blame for the condition...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Monsanto Loses Another Roundup Cancer Trial, With Jury Awarding Over $2 Billion Monsanto Co. lost a legal battle over its massively popular Roundup herbicide on Monday to the tune of $2.055 billion, with a jury in San Francisco ordering the court to pay out the stunning sum to a couple that said it caused their non-Hodgkin’s lym...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Judge sends Pepe the Frog poster sales suit to trial A federal judge will let a jury decide whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ Infowars website had a legal right to sell a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that became hijacked by far-right extremists....
06:26, 05/18/2019

Nxivm trial: cult leader a 'predator' who preyed on women, prosecutor says Attorney tells jury at start of trial in Brooklyn federal court that Keith Raniere ‘took advantage of them emotionally and sexually’Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a “predator” who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turn...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Conan O’Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit weeks before trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Conan O’Brien has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a writer who says the talk-show host stole jokes from his Twitter feed and blog for monologues on “Conan.” Attorneys for O’Brien and writer Robert Kaseberg fil...
02:13, 05/10/2019

NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Set to Begin Trial Monday In 2014, Eric Garner lost his life at the hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. Now, the officer will face trial that could lose him his job....
08:00, 05/13/2019

Woman testifies about 'sex slave' initiation as NXIVM sex-trafficking trial gets underway The New York City trial of the former leader of an upstate sex-trafficking cult began on Tuesday with federal prosecutors alleging he ordered the branding of several women and blackmailed them into having sex with him, including a minor....
07:39, 05/08/2019

California jury says Bayer must pay $2 billion to couple in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, marking the third consecutive U.S. jury verdict against the company in litigation over the chemical....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Trial By Fire turns a compelling real-life tragedy into just another docudrama Even if you don’t know anything about the Cameron Todd Willingham case, it’s easy to intuit within the first few minutes of Trial By Fire that you’re watching a movie about an innocent man who was wrongfully convicted. Everyone’s far too certain that...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Trial by Fire review – old-fashioned death row drama pulses with anger Jack O’Connell and Laura Dern impress in a sturdy, no-frills retelling of an enraging true story about a man who might have been wrongfully convicted of killing his children Quietly premiering at last year’s Telluride film festival alongside bigger, ...
10:13, 05/14/2019

Two Saudi Royal Advisor In Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Trial No-Show Two top Saudi royal advisors have been linked to journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. One has been labeled the "ringleader" but questions are swirling over the absence of the other in the closed-door......
20:13, 04/28/2019

Judge: Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with strict supervision until trial, a judge ruled Tuesday....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Bayer stock continues rout after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
13:52, 05/14/2019

NXIVM: Alleged cult leader's sex-trafficking trial gets underway Keith Raniere is the only defendant in the case to stand trial. Others, including Allison Mack and Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty.        ...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Telecom Giant Orange on Trial in France After 19 Employees Died by Suicide Orange, a French telecom giant, is being sued for moral harassment, among other charges, after 19 employees died by suicide and another 12 attempted to kill themselves over a three-year span. Over 100 people have claimed work culture at the company, ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Elon Musk to Go to Trial Over 'Pedo' Tweet About Thai Cave Diver A US judge has said Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist. A trial is scheduled for October 22....
08:39, 05/11/2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces trial for ‘pedo’ insult of diver LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver as a pedophile in a verbal sparring match that unfolded last summer after the underwater rescue of youth soccer players trapped in a Thailan...
00:52, 05/11/2019

JP Morgan helps Canada and Singapore trial bank transfers on the ‘blockchain’ Central banks in Canada and Singapore claim to have successfully completed a cross-border payment using distributed ledger technology. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced earlier today that it has successfully settled an international...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Singapore, Canada complete blockchain trial for cross-border payments Monetary Authority of Singapore and Bank of Canada complete tests on cross-border payments using digital currencies, tapping distributed ledger technology with the aim to achieve faster, cheaper, and more secured transactions....
13:26, 05/03/2019

Verdict reached in U.S. opioid bribe scheme trial of drug executives Jurors on Thursday said they had reached a verdict in the trial of the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues accused of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Elon Musk faces trial after calling British diver a paedophile LA court rejects Telsa chief’s attempt to dismiss Vernon Unsworth’s defamation lawsuitElon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver and basely calling him a paedophile.The verbal sparring match unfolded last summer ...
12:39, 05/11/2019

Yates gambles on weather in Giro d'Italia opening time trial "Simon Yates will be one of the last riders to start Saturday\u0027s Giro d\u0027Italia opening time trial, gambling on the Bologna weather as his rivals set off early to avoid expected rainfall."...
21:39, 05/10/2019

Anthony Van Dyck storms to victory in Derby Trial Stakes at Lingfield Aidan O’Brien celebrates another Classic trial triumphAnthony Van Dyck cut to 8-1 for the DerbyStaff at Epsom may as well begin boxing up the Derby trophy and enquiring about the postage cost to County Tipperary, as Aidan O’Brien won yet another tria...
17:52, 05/11/2019

Ex-Nissan Boss Ghosn Trial To Be Delayed Possibly Until Next Year: Report Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's trial, which was expected to begin in September, will be delayed, local media said Saturday, hinting that it may not start this year....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Almost 4 years after her death in jail, newly released video shows what happened during Sandra Bland's traffic stop YouTube/WFAA A newly released video shot by Sandra Bland herself shows in greater detail the combative exchange with a Texas state trooper that ended in her arrest. Bland died in a Waller County jail cell three days after the confrontation, promptin...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Roku CEO: Media companies are partnering with us, not destroying us "We can really help those companies build scale if they want to use some of the marketing techniques we have on our platform," CEO Anthony Wood says....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:00, 04/30/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
17:39, 04/30/2019

Shooting in St. Louis kills three, wounds two: media Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials....
11:13, 05/14/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Verizon reportedly will dump one of its well known media properties Back in June 2013, Yahoo purchased micro-blogging and social networking app Tumblr for $1.1 billion (including liabilities). Then Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wanted to bring some younger users to Yahoo, and she thought that Tumblr would help. Three years...
07:52, 05/03/2019

Mark Vicente has meltdown in Nxivm trial, calls cult ‘horrible evil’ A former member of Nxivm burst into tears while testifying on Thursday as he slammed the alleged sex cult as “horrible evil.” Mark Vicente’s meltdown came as he read the so-called self-help group’s 12-point mission statement t...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Nxivm trial jurors meet Keith Raniere’s alleged top-tier sex slaves Accused sex cultist Keith Raniere relied on eight women to carry out his darkest desires and grow his harem of slaves, a former member testified Friday. Jurors seated on Raniere’s trial were shown a photo of the 58-year-old surrounded by his al...
06:52, 05/18/2019

Bristol-Myers' Opdivo fails late-stage brain cancer trial Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Thursday its immunotherapy Opdivo failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage trial testing it in patients with an aggressive form of tumor that affects the brain or the spine....
14:13, 05/09/2019

Lori Loughlin's sole focus is on looming college scam trial: report Lori Loughlin hasn't been keeping too busy since her alleged role in the college admissions scam broke, but insiders claim that her life has calmed down since the first days of the fallout of her arrest....
21:39, 04/29/2019

Carl Beech trial: VIP paedophile accuser claims he was abused by Jimmy Savile​ A man accused of lying about a Westminster VIP paedophile ring claimed he was abused by his stepfather and Jimmy Savile in his first recorded police interview, a court has heard....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Carl Beech trial: First investigation found no lines of inquiry into VIP paedophile ring The first detective to investigate claims of a Westminster VIP paedophile ring found no lines of inquiry and gave the case the official status of "undetected", a court heard....
21:13, 05/17/2019

Cycling: Roglic takes Giro d'Italia lead with opening time trial win Primoz Roglic lived up to the hype as he smashed the competition to win the opening time trial of the Giro d'Italia and take the overall leader's pink jersey on Saturday....
00:52, 05/12/2019

Simon Yates second to Primoz Roglic after opening time trial at Giro d’Italia • Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic has 19-second lead after time trial• Briton four seconds clear of third-placed Vincenzo NibaliPrimoz Roglic, the former ski jumper who has taken professional cycling by storm, blew away all his rivals with a resounding vict...
00:52, 05/12/2019

GW Pharma's epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday its drug Epidiolex was successful in treating seizures in patients with a rare form of childhood epilepsy called tuberous sclerosis complex during a late-stage trial....
02:26, 05/07/2019

Elon Musk faces trial for ‘pedo’ insult after dismissal attempt fails A federal court judge in Los Angeles set an Oct. 22 trial date in a Friday court filing that rejected Musk’s attempt to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by British diver Vernon Unsworth....
01:26, 05/12/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning down civilians say....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Former French President Sarkozy set for trial over fraud allegations tied to 2012 campaign France’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy - all but assuring the ex-head of state stand trial over alleged illegal financing tied to his failed 2012 re-election bid. ...
19:13, 05/17/2019

Caster Semenya v IAAF: behind the scenes at sporting trial of the century | Sean Ingle The South African’s call for unity stood out amid all the arguments, but it is not only Cas’s verdict that has been criticisedOn the opening morning of the sporting trial of the century, Caster Semenya ran unnoticed through Lausanne’s old town to cle...
01:26, 05/02/2019

Years after chokehold death, New York police officer's disciplinary trial to begin The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal chokehold will begin on Monday, nearly five years after widely seen video of the death sparked a national outcry about policing tactics....
12:39, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 4-California jury hits Bayer with $2 bln award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical....
01:00, 05/14/2019

California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical....
01:39, 05/14/2019

'I can't breathe': New York police officer faces disciplinary trial in Garner death The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal chokehold began on Monday, nearly five years after widely seen video of the death sparked a national outcry about policing tactics....
21:39, 05/13/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
00:39, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-California jury hits Bayer with $2 bln award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical....
00:13, 05/14/2019

Copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used at landmark trial blocked from leaving UK The Government has blocked the export of the copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used by the judge in the landmark obscenity trial over DH Lawrence's controversial novel....
01:52, 05/14/2019

College Basketball Trial Reveals a Shoe Box Full of Cash and Other Recruiting Secrets Still in its first week, the trial has already lifted the veil over the shadowy world of recruiting — offering detail that is rare and, because of video surveillance by the F.B.I., remarkably vivid....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Jury shown Nxivm members’ nudes in alleged sex cult leader’s trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere got their first look Wednesday at the X-rated “collateral” photos that members were forced to give him — and the searing brands he left them with — as a former member testified that Raniere...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Eric Garner’s sister breaks down after seeing video at Daniel Pantaleo’s NYPD trial Eric Garner’s sister became hysterical and had to be helped from an NYPD courtroom on Monday when civilian prosecutors played the infamous cellphone video of Garner’s fatal arrest nearly five years ago. Ellisha Garner buried her face in h...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
04:39, 05/16/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization talks with the U.S....
16:52, 04/29/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, without debate moderators asking him a single questi...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Iranian media say reformist magazine closed by authorities TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say the country’s authorities have shut down a reformist magazine that urged negotiations with the United States. Another reformist newspaper, Arman, reported Sunday that a court had suspended the weekly magazi...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Liberal Media Scream: It’s all Trump’s fault, says MSNBC This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a new attack on President Trump from MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" show, this time blaming the president for inciting terrorism and anti-Semitism....
12:26, 05/02/2019

'Did I upset you, boss?': Can Dundar on the collapse of media in Turkey Living in exile in Germany, journalist Can Dundar has been highly critical of the clampdown on the media under Erdogan. In a DW exclusive, he wrote about the collapse of the independent press in Turkey....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
19:00, 05/10/2019

"Jai Sri Ram" Slogans At Trinamool Roadshow, Slogan On Social Media Too The slogan that stopped Mamata Banerjee in her tracks on Saturday has turned into a weapon of sorts for BJP supporters against the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and it is being widely used on......
06:00, 05/09/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name actually reveal?...
20:26, 05/06/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around, As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Chappaquiddick special shows the media can’t let go of Kennedy myth It is increasingly dispiriting to hope, even in the #MeToo era, that the mainstream media will ever fully divest from the Camelot myth. The latest example is Tuesday night’s deplorably named ABC News special “The Girl in the Car” — a cheap riff on su...
02:13, 05/09/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
20:52, 05/12/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
10:00, 05/11/2019

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
17:39, 05/17/2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces trial for calling Thai rescue diver a ‘pedo’ LOS ANGELES — Tesla CEO Elon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver as a pedophile in a verbal sparring match that unfolded last summer after the underwater rescue of youth soccer players trapped in a Thailand cav...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Alleged ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial begins; Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify: report The trial of a man who has been charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes -- including one woman who dated actor Ashton Kutcher -- began on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to reports....
02:13, 05/03/2019

Judge rules Daniel Pantaleo must face CCRB trial over Eric Garner death A judge Thursday ruled that NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo must face an administrative trial prosecuted by the Civilian Complaint Review Board for his involvement in the 2014 alleged chokehold death of Eric Garner on Staten Island. “It is five years since ...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Big win for Robert Kraft: Judge bars massage parlor video from use at prostitution solicitation trial The videos are the key — and potentially only — pieces of evidence that prosecutors have against Kraft to sustain their charges of soliciting prostitution....
02:39, 05/14/2019

Mistrial ordered after juror blows kiss to victim's family in NY murder trial A blown kiss from a juror to the family of a homicide victim, along with suspected interactions between jurors and the family, prompted a mistrial.        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Kentucky Kroger shooting suspect Gregory Bush ruled incompetent to stand trial A Kentucky judge on Thursday ruled that a man accused of killing two people at a Kroger grocery store in a racially fueled shooting is incompetent to stand trial....
02:52, 05/10/2019

White Collar Watch: Elizabeth Holmes’s Possible Defense in Theranos Case: Put the Government on Trial The defense may claim regulators improperly brought actions against the company for its blood analysis technology when there was nothing improper taking place....
01:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Verdict reached in bribery trial of U.S. drug execs linked to opioid crisis Jurors on Thursday said they had reached a verdict in the trial of the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues accused of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
20:26, 05/02/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Daniel Pantaleo wanted vacation during NYPD trial in Eric Garner chokehold death NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial has been on the calendar for five months, but that didn’t stop him for asking to take a vacation in the middle of it. Pantaleo, who faces administrative charges for the 2014 choking death of Eric Garn...
23:26, 05/02/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it has taken such a step since Easter attacks killed more tha...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his stri...
03:26, 05/14/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
08:00, 05/06/2019

George Clooney hopes media ‘kinder’ to Meghan Markle LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. Clooney told The Associated Press Tuesday at the Hollywood premiere of his movie “Cat...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social me...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Madonna brings GLAAD Media Awards crowd to its feet Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audience to its feet....
19:39, 05/05/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I r...
16:00, 05/09/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
15:39, 05/13/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Foreign Media On Cyclone Fani, Expected To Hit Odisha On Friday Cyclone Fani, packing winds of nearly 110 mph, is set to slam northeastern India later this week, bringing with it destructive winds, rain totals topping a foot and a potentially devastating storm......
08:52, 05/01/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot - media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immediately known....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
21:26, 04/29/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
01:52, 05/01/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immediately known....
08:39, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
04:26, 05/13/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
22:52, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
18:13, 04/30/2019

Many in media wanted Trump-Russia case to be 'next Watergate': Joe Concha Many in the mainstream media wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to result in a scandal similar to Watergate, reporter Joe Concha of the Hill said Wednesday night on Fox News' "Hannity."...
06:39, 05/16/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
19:39, 05/15/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their experiences while filming in New Mexico. The Farmington Daily Times reported Friday that the cast and cre...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Charles Barkley is bigger news than gun attack in media’s sad epitome The story is almost impossible to visualize, let alone explain. Yet these days such stories make scant, one-and-out news. Nothing more to see here, break it up. According to witness and police reports, on Sunday evening, Mother’s Day, three car loads...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
19:26, 05/04/2019

One Marine dead, six injured in training accident in California: media One Marine was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Thursday morning when their light-armored vehicle rolled-over at Camp Pendleton, California during a training drill, media reports said....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Study: Media shifts to opinion, advocacy, ‘personal perspective' That shift many have sensed from hard news to opinion and advocacy in the media, especially on cable TV, is real, according to a new and authoritative report from research giant Rand Corporation....
22:52, 05/14/2019