Crime

Three killed in gun attack on bank in Kenyan northeast: police

Three killed in gun attack on bank in Kenyan northeast: police

Published 23/06/2017

Attackers shot and killed three people in a raid on a commercial bank in northeast Kenya's on Friday, police said.

[more…]

Facebook launches UK initiative to counter online extremist material

Facebook launches UK initiative to counter online extremist material

Published 23/06/2017

The logo of the social network Facebook is seen on a beach during the Cannes Lions in Cannes, France, June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Facebook Inc is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp down on hate speech and violent content on their services.

[more…]

VW waives appeal against German dieselgate compensation cases

VW waives appeal against German dieselgate compensation cases

Published 23/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen VW car is seen at a car dealer in Bochum, Germany March 16,2016. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender/File Photo

German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has agreed to buy back diesel cars equipped with illicit emissions control software after deciding not to appeal a German court ruling backing plaintiffs' calls for compensation.

[more…]

United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight

United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight

Published 23/06/2017

Members of the Security Council of United Nations await for the arrival of Haitian president, Jovenel Moise, and his cabinet, in the National Palace of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better served if aid funding was channeled through it.

[more…]

Trump denies obstructing FBI probe, says has no tapes of talks with Comey

Trump denies obstructing FBI probe, says has no tapes of talks with Comey

Published 23/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump (L) speaks in Ypilanti Township, Michigan March 15, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017 in a combination of file photos. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had not obstructed the FBI's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and had not recorded his conversations with former FBI chief James Comey.

[more…]

Trump says he has not obstructed FBI`s probe Russia probe: Fox News

Trump says he has not obstructed FBI`s probe Russia probe: Fox News

Published 23/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he had not obstructed the FBI's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion by his campaign.

[more…]

Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis

Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis

Published 23/06/2017

Protesters rally outside the federal court just before a hearing to consider a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqi nationals facing deportation, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A U.S. judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the deportation of about 100 Iraqi nationals rounded up in Michigan in recent weeks who argued that they could face persecution or torture in Iraq because they are religious minorities.

[more…]

Appeals court overturns conviction of `Making a Murderer` inmate

Appeals court overturns conviction of `Making a Murderer` inmate

Published 22/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Brendan Dassey is pictured in this undated booking photo obtained by Reuters January 29, 2016. Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department/Handout via Reuters/File Photo

A federal appeals court on Thursday affirmed a decision to overturn the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, a Wisconsin man serving a life sentence whose case was chronicled in the popular Netflix television documentary "Making a Murderer."

[more…]

Cosby plans sex assault talks, accusers` lawyer cries foul

Cosby plans sex assault talks, accusers` lawyer cries foul

Published 22/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for the third day of his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the entertainer's sexual assault trial.

[more…]

Tough-talking Trump defense lawyer says he`s no `snowflake`

Tough-talking Trump defense lawyer says he`s no `snowflake`

Published 22/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Lawyer John Dowd exits Manhattan Federal Court in New York May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File photo

The latest lawyer hired to represent U.S. President Donald Trump in the federal investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election is an ex-Marine who likens some cases to war.

[more…]