Judicial Process / Court Cases / Court Decisions

Ten years’ jail term for Chinese author of homoerotic novel sparks…

Ten years’ jail term for Chinese author of homoerotic novel sparks…

Published 19/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court’s 10-year jail term for an author of a homoerotic book found guilty of profiting from selling “obscene” literature has [more…]

Trump would not intervene if Whitaker moves to curtail Mueller probe

Trump would not intervene if Whitaker moves to curtail Mueller probe

Published 19/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker, his acting U.S. attorney general, [more…]

Republican Scott secures Florida U.S. Senate seat after recount

Republican Scott secures Florida U.S. Senate seat after recount

Published 18/11/2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Rick Scott, Florida’s outgoing governor, was declared the winner on Sunday of his hard-fought U.S. Senate race against incumbent Democrat [more…]

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Published 18/11/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi [more…]

Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor’s seat after rival…

Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor’s seat after rival…

Published 17/11/2018

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida’s first black governor, conceded on Saturday, after a recount showed he had [more…]

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Published 17/11/2018

(Reuters) - Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned [more…]

Trump says he ‘easily’ answered Russia probe questions

Trump says he ‘easily’ answered Russia probe questions

Published 17/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “very easily” completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s [more…]

U.S. House Republican to subpoena ex-FBI head Comey, ex-AG Lynch

U.S. House Republican to subpoena ex-FBI head Comey, ex-AG Lynch

Published 17/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is planning to issue subpoenas compelling former FBI Director James Comey and former [more…]

U.S. regulator settles with tech startups over token sale violations

U.S. regulator settles with tech startups over token sale violations

Published 16/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission settled charges on Friday with two technology companies for improperly offering digital tokens, mandating that they [more…]

Goldman CEO ‘personally outraged’ by Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption…

Goldman CEO ‘personally outraged’ by Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption…

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Officer David Solomon has told employees he is “personally outraged” that any of the bank’s officials would [more…]