Crime / Law / Justice

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Published 20/05/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court [more…]

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump [more…]

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Published 20/05/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank denied a report that said some of its executives rejected the advice of the bank’s own anti-money laundering specialists and [more…]

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Published 20/05/2019

KABUL (Reuters) - Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed [more…]

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s [more…]

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over…

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over…

Published 11/05/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, [more…]

AT&T’s Mexico unit loses class action lawsuit to consumer watchdog

AT&T’s Mexico unit loses class action lawsuit to consumer watchdog

Published 11/05/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s consumer watchdog, Profeco, said on Friday it won a class-action lawsuit against the local unit of U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T [more…]

Trade frictions raise questions about China’s fentanyl promise

Trade frictions raise questions about China’s fentanyl promise

Published 11/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America’s streets, where it kills thousands of people a [more…]

Trial date set for Elon Musk’s ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Trial date set for Elon Musk’s ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Published 10/05/2019

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday said Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded [more…]

Guns N’ Roses sues Colorado brewery over Guns ‘N’ Rosé ale

Guns N’ Roses sues Colorado brewery over Guns ‘N’ Rosé ale

Published 10/05/2019

(Reuters) - Guns N’ Roses is showing an appetite for litigation over a beer. The rock band has sued the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues, accusing [more…]