Crime / Law / Justice

Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial…

Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial…

Published 04/08/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French judges ruled on Saturday that two celebrity rappers should be held in custody ahead of their trial in a month’s time [more…]

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify…

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify…

Published 04/08/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - An accountant for U.S. President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort admitted in trial testimony on Friday that she helped [more…]

Manafort accountant tells court tax treatment of loan was wrong

Manafort accountant tells court tax treatment of loan was wrong

Published 03/08/2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - An accountant for U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort testified on Friday that she knew an accounting treatment [more…]

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Published 03/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers asked a New York judge on Friday to dismiss rape and sexual assault charges against him, [more…]

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment…

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment…

Published 02/08/2018

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The chief conductor at Amsterdam’s renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, has been fired because of allegations of sexual harassment, the orchestra [more…]

California museum can keep Cranachs looted by Nazis: U.S. appeals…

California museum can keep Cranachs looted by Nazis: U.S. appeals…

Published 30/07/2018

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday said the Norton Simon Museum can keep two 16th century masterpieces depicting Adam and Eve by the [more…]

Democratic candidates embrace gun control despite political risks

Democratic candidates embrace gun control despite political risks

Published 30/07/2018

WEST ORANGE, N.J./NORTH AVONDALE, Ohio (Reuters) - Aftab Pureval, a Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman in Ohio, knows the political risks in calling [more…]

Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort is first to go on trial in Russia probe

Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort is first to go on trial in Russia probe

Published 30/07/2018

(Reuters) - Paul Manafort on Tuesday will become the first of President Donald Trump’s former aides to go on trial, accused of bank and tax [more…]

Factbox: Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces 18 criminal counts

Factbox: Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces 18 criminal counts

Published 30/07/2018

(Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a former chairman of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, faces 18 criminal counts in his trial in a federal court in [more…]

Tech firms should be made liable for ‘fake news’ on sites: UK…

Tech firms should be made liable for ‘fake news’ on sites: UK…

Published 28/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Tech firms like Facebook (FB.O) should be made liable for “harmful and misleading” material on their websites and pay a levy so [more…]